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Jim Rivera
Manuel Joseph Rivera (Jungle Jim)

Bats Left, Throws Left
Height 6' 0", Weight 196 lb.

MLB Debut April 15, 1952
Final Game September 30, 1961
Born July 22, 1921 in New York, NY
Died November 13, 2017 (age 96)

Batting   Glossary     Home Run Log       Vs. All Pitchers
 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   OPS+   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1952 30 NYA AL  154  557   62  128  19  10   8   60  31   3   50  110  .230  .296  .343  .639    93   191   1   4   0   4  14  
 1953 31 PHA AL  154  575   79  139  24  13  18   86   8   1   55   87  .242  .310  .423  .733    99   243   3   2   8   3  16  
 1954 32 PHA AL  151  541   96  176  19   9  19   66  13   6   43   68  .325  .378  .499  .877   123   270   0   4   0   5  20  MVP-8
 1955 33 KCA AL   40  159   20   42   5   0   4   17   0   0   17   18  .264  .333  .371  .704    92    59   0   1   1   0   2  
         CHN NL   97  333   48   88  15   2   8   27  10   4   23   50  .264  .309  .393  .703    96   131   1   3   0   0   0  
         TOT     137  492   68  130  20   2  12   44  10   4   40   68  .264  .317  .386  .703         190   1   4   1   0   2 
 1956 34 CHN NL  126  482   87  128  20   2  21   50  20   1   44   63  .266  .333  .446  .779   106   215   3   0   2   5   5  
 1957 35 CHN NL  130  410   85   97  16   8  15   42  20   0   43  112  .237  .311  .424  .735   101   174   0   2   2   2   9  
 1958 36 CHN NL  109  162   28   34   5   2   7   23  13   4   13   31  .210  .270  .395  .665    91    64   1   2   0   1   7  
 1959 37 CHN NL   12   28    4    5   2   0   1    5   2   0    1    3  .179  .233  .357  .590    81    10   0   0   0   1   0  
 1960           [Did not play]
 1961 39 KCA AL   96  151   21   36   9   0   3   16   1   1   21   15  .238  .328  .358  .685    89    54   0   2   0   0   3  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
  9 Seasons     1069 3398  530  873 134  46 104  392 118  20  310  557  .257  .321  .415  .736        1411   9  20  13  21  76
 Per 600 PA           543   85  139  21   7  17   63  19   3   49   89                                 225   1   3   2   3  12
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
   With CHN      474 1415  252  352  58  14  52  147  65   9  124  259  .249  .312  .420  .732         594   5   7   4   9  21
   With KCA      441 1426  216  393  57  22  44  185  22   8  136  188  .276  .340  .439  .779         626   3   9   9   8  41
   With NYA      154  557   62  128  19  10   8   60  31   3   50  110  .230  .296  .343  .639         191   1   4   0   4  14
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 MLB Totals     1171 3552  503  911 155  56  83  422 160  70  365  523  .256  .328  .402  .729        1427  44  24  22  23  56
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27  AB  PH PHR  PAvg  E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  Pos  Defense  Diff Star
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1952 30 NYA AL  38   59   3.6   0   0   0  .000   9   83   72  .867    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e10  -43   
 1953 31 PHA AL  34   74   4.4   0   0   0  .000   8   73   60  .822    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e10  -16   
 1954 32 PHA AL  30   97   6.6  14   6   3  .429   8   60   41  .683    0    0  .000  OF   3(-3)e14   90   
 1955 33 KCA AL  31   20   4.6   2   0   0  .000   5   14   10  .714    0    0  .000  OF   2(-3)e7   -48   
         CHN NL   9   42   4.6   6   1   0  .167   1   25   24  .960    0    0  .000  OF   2(-3)e7   -50   
         TOT                     8   1   0  .125   6   39   34  .872    0    0  .000
 1956 34 CHN NL   9   76   5.7   8   3   0  .375   5   35   26  .743    0    0  .000  OF   2(-3)e8    62   
 1957 35 CHN NL  14   57   4.8  17   4   1  .235   4   38   25  .658    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e7   -34   
 1958 36 CHN NL  15   15   3.0  28  10   1  .357   0   13   12  .923    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e6     2   
 1959 37 CHN NL  14    2   3.2   1   0   0  .000   0    3    3 1.000    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e9   -59   
 1960           [Did not play]
 1961 39 KCA AL   3   18   4.1  48  12   0  .250   0    8    3  .375    0    0  .000  OF   4(-1)e7    -7   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
  9 Seasons          465   4.7 124  36   5  .290  40  352  276  .784    0    0  .000                   1   1
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 16.0 (Average HOFer ~ 50)
HOF Monitor: Batting - 9.5 (Likely HOFer ~ 100)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G     PO     A     E   DP    FP    GS    Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+
 1952 30 NYA AL  CF   154   337    12    9    0   .975   154  1367.0   2.30  GG
 1953 31 PHA AL  CF   154   346    16    8    0   .978   154  1359.2   2.40
 1954 32 PHA AL  CF   119   296    16    4    3   .987   111   998.0   2.81
                 RF    23    22     2    4    2   .857    17   140.1   1.54
                 LF     4     3     0    0    0  1.000     1    12.0   2.25
 1955 33 KCA AL  CF    38    91     7    5    0   .951    38   344.1   2.56
                 RF     1     1     0    0    0  1.000     0     3.0   3.00
         CHN NL  RF    79   133     4    1    2   .993    73   660.1   1.87
                 LF     8     8     0    0    0  1.000     0    19.1   3.72
 1956 34 CHN NL  LF   117   213     7    4    0   .982   112  1013.1   1.95
                 RF     2     3     1    1    0   .800     1    11.0   3.27
 1957 35 CHN NL  RF    89   165     5    4    1   .977    82   762.2   2.01
                 CF     6     7     0    0    0  1.000     6    48.2   1.29
                 LF    20    20     0    0    0  1.000     0    48.1   3.72
                 1B     2    11     0    0    1  1.000     1    10.0   9.90
 1958 36 CHN NL  RF    22    36     0    0    0  1.000    13   141.0   2.30
                 LF    40    25     1    0    0  1.000     1    93.2   2.50
                 CF    12    18     2    0    0  1.000    12    91.2   1.96
 1959 37 CHN NL  LF     9    12     0    0    0  1.000     3    40.0   2.70
                 CF     2     5     0    0    0  1.000     2    16.0   2.81
 1960           [Did not play]
 1961 39 KCA AL  RF    37    33     1    0    0  1.000    32   220.2   1.39
                 CF     2     5     0    0    0  1.000     1     8.0   5.62
                 LF     1     0     0    0    0   .000     0     1.0   0.00
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+
                               CAREER TOTALS BY POSITION
                 CF   487  1105    53   26    3   .978   478  4233.1   2.46
                 RF   253   393    13   10    5   .976   218  1939.0   1.88
                 LF   199   281     8    4    0   .986   117  1227.2   2.12
                 1B     2    11     0    0    1  1.000     1    10.0   9.90
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1958 WS    CHN NYA   L    2   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0
 1959 WS    CHN NYA   L    2   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  .000  .000  .000  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


Draft History


Transaction History


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1952  NYA   84-70   Billy Vanson
 1953  PHA   74-80   Drew Kennedy
 1954  PHA   59-95   Drew Kennedy
 1955  KCA   68-86   Drew Kennedy
 1955  CHN   81-73   Alan Boodman
 1956  CHN   78-76   Alan Boodman
 1957  CHN   83-71   Alan Boodman
 1958  CHN   88-66   Alan Boodman
 1959  CHN  102-52   Alan Boodman
 1961  KCA   79-75   Drew Kennedy

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