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Jim SpencerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1965-1982 MLB Years: 1968-1982
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1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

Positions1B-1221, DH-204, OF-24Position when Drafted1B-3bPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Lloyd Spencer
Height6-2Weight195BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJuly 30,1947PlaceHanover,Pennsylvania
Death DateFebruary 10,2002 [54.195]
High SchoolAndover (Linthicum,MD)

DraftedSelected by the Seattle Pilots [Team Picks] in the 42nd round (909th overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 1st round (11th overall) of the 1965 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$32,500Signing ScoutsAl Monchak
MLB DebutSeptember 7,1968 [21.039]
OrganizationsCAL [9] NYA [4] TEX [3] OAK [2] CHA [2] Awards2
TBC Player ID18302Retrosheet IDspenj101MLBAM ID122584
RelationshipsGrandson of Ben Spencer
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed28Power62Contact67XBH61RBIs63Runs44Hitting52Durability49Team.490Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1965Quad CitiesMidwA-17762692560104225000000000.223.223.312.5358416269.217.089.089.2360.000.000.000.74134.5026.67
1966El PasoTexAA-18133488721292271653000000000.264.264.436.70021345488.239.172.172.3060.000.000.003.2830.5034.88
1967El PasoTexAA-19134480751342751973000000000.279.279.475.75422851480.249.196.196.3370.000.000.003.9625.2638.06
1968El PasoTexAA-20135493851442952896000000000.292.292.542.83426762493.249.250.249.3810.000.000.005.6817.6143.06
1968California AngelsALMLBcal91b20196821310050031010102.191.233.206.43914173.220.015.059.2064.1113.703.330.000.007.69
1969HawaiiPCLAAA-2147172304580622000000000.262.262.413.6757114172.235.151.151.3020.000.000.003.4928.6731.11
1969California AngelsALMLBcal91b211133863998143103110265328066.254.304.383.68714827422.272.129.199.3086.1612.562.042.3738.6027.55
1970California AngelsALMLBcal91b2214651161140204126802286106569.274.309.399.70820436550.289.125.176.3125.0911.092.182.1842.5825.71
1971California AngelsALMLBcal91b23148510501212121859014863365716.237.304.392.69620041572.237.155.247.3138.3911.011.313.1528.3333.88
1972California AngelsALMLBcal91b-of248221213475011401122500118.222.262.259.521556225.246.037.090.2415.3311.112.080.44212.0012.77
1973California AngelsALMLBcal91b252987102142211009911113.241.316.402.71835899.247.161.264.3229.099.091.002.0243.5038.10
1973Texas RangersALMLBtex3,241b25102352359412344303344111268.267.332.352.68412419390.291.085.173.3098.7210.511.211.0388.0020.21
1973Totals for AL-AL         13143945115165654034350223711.262.329.362.69115927489.282.100.191.3128.7910.221.161.2373.1723.48
1974Texas RangersALMLBtex31b-dh26118352369811474412222733438.278.323.392.71513822384.283.114.173.3255.737.031.231.8250.2922.45
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex3,91b2713240350107181114701354322169.266.327.397.72416030443.274.131.216.3287.909.711.232.4836.6428.04
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31b281505185313113214706449521471910.253.315.367.68219029579.255.114.212.3048.468.981.062.4237.0022.14
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31b291284705611616118691236502251111.247.300.400.70018835515.241.153.228.3026.999.711.393.5026.1130.17
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya12dh307115012349172401153200134.227.295.440.7356617166.241.213.307.3239.0419.282.134.2221.4350.00
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya12dh31106295608515323530238250121112.288.367.593.96017541336.249.305.427.40611.317.440.666.8512.8348.24
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya121b3297259386190134310304411427.236.313.421.73410922295.233.185.305.32710.1714.921.474.4119.9236.07
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya121b332563692024009700023.143.250.270.52017472.130.127.270.23712.509.720.782.7831.5044.44
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak121b33541711435602910102000215.205.246.275.521478183.219.070.135.2395.4610.932.001.0985.5022.86
1981Totals for AL-AL         7923420448041310192700238.188.247.274.5216412255.195.086.171.2397.4510.591.421.5758.5027.27
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak121b343310161731250032000113.168.190.277.467286105.188.109.139.2032.8619.056.671.9050.5035.29
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter15534908541122717927146599111940758217354286124.250.307.387.69418983525409.256.137.218.0007.5210.761.432.7033.6228.69
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter5251902287512962171269000000000.269.269.454.7238631881902.241.185.185.0000.000.000.003.7326.7936.72
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter47172304580622000000000.262.262.413.6757114172.235.151.151.0000.000.000.003.4928.6731.11
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter4021461232407781763222000000000.279.279.485.7647081581461.246.206.206.0000.000.000.004.3123.1938.82
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter762692560104225000000000.223.223.312.5358416269.217.089.089.0000.000.000.000.74134.5026.67
California Angels Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter537177417544065114318814126221721132144.248.298.370.6686561191941.261.122.191.0006.4911.391.752.2241.2627.05
Texas Rangers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter35211071212994182213416911116671525.270.327.381.708422711217.282.111.189.0007.489.121.221.8150.3223.75
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter27898810924729332139768510236123021.250.308.383.691378641094.248.133.220.0007.779.321.202.9330.8825.91
New York Yankees Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2997671161893544512413921081271826.246.325.478.80336784869.232.232.349.00010.5912.431.175.1817.0444.44
Oakland Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8727220529141410134000328.191.226.276.5027514288.208.085.136.0004.5113.893.081.3968.0026.92
Average MLB - Per 162 games162512561281931562124261244913.250.307.387.69419837564.256.137.218.0007.5210.761.432.7033.6228.69
Average Minor - Per 162 games162587891583062283000000000.269.269.454.72326658587.241.185.185.0000.000.000.003.7326.7936.72

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1968California AngelsALMLBcal201B19--15218115171170.9948.95------19100.011.7
1969California AngelsALMLBcal211B107--926669811001992.9919.27------11394.766.0
1970California AngelsALMLBcal221B142--121285713113041297.9959.13------14697.387.7
1971California AngelsALMLBcal231B145--129693511713941389.9969.58------14898.089.5
1972California AngelsALMLBcal241B35-26626722325292289.9908.261.09-----8242.722.6
1972California AngelsALMLBcal24OF24-161221--23231.0000.960.14-----8229.315.5
1973Texas RangersALMLBtex251B99-80979067186858857.9998.661.06-----10297.161.1
1973California AngelsALMLBcal251B26-2182047-242112111.0008.120.97-----2989.716.0
1973California AngelsALMLBcal25DH1---------------293.40.6
1973Texas RangersALMLBtex25DH1---------------1021.00.6
1974Texas RangersALMLBtex261B60--38927136417416.9986.93------11850.837.5
1974Texas RangersALMLBtex26DH54---------------11845.833.8
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex271B99--84470592919914.9959.23------13275.061.1
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex27DH25---------------13218.915.4
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha281B143--1206112211613201318.9989.22------15095.388.8
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28DH2---------------1501.31.2
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha291B125--97790107610771067.9918.54------12897.777.2
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya30DH35---------------7149.321.5
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya301B15--907-497971.0006.47------7121.19.2
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya31DH71---------------10667.044.4
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya311B26--23217235251249.9929.58------10624.516.3
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya321B75--56741651614608.9908.11------9777.346.3
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya32DH15---------------9715.59.3
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak331B48--34436130381380.9977.92------5488.944.0
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya331B25--17217-171891891.0007.56------25100.023.4
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak341B32--23022220254252.9927.88------3397.019.8
MLB Totals for 1B - 15 season(s)-   1B1221-12939898797559561075010695.9958.768.27-----12210.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH204---------------2040.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF24-161221--23231.0000.960.14-----240.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1968California AngelsALMLBcal20--19--------
1969California AngelsALMLBcal21--107--------
1970California AngelsALMLBcal22--142--------
1971California AngelsALMLBcal23--145--------
1972California AngelsALMLBcal24--35------24-
1973Texas RangersALMLBtex25--99-------1
1973California AngelsALMLBcal25--26-------1
1974Texas RangersALMLBtex26--60-------54
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex27--99-------25
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28--143-------2
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29--125--------
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya30--15-------35
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya31--26-------71
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya32--75-------15
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33--48--------
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya33--25--------
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34--32--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1978New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB30412320000002400000.167.286.167.4532014.250.000.16714.2928.572.000.000.000.00
1980New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB3211000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1981Oakland AthleticsDiv SeriesMLB3314011000000000000.250.250.500.750214.250.250.2500.000.000.000.000.00100.00
1981Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB3322000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs14011000000000000.250.250.500.750214.250.250.2500.000.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs33000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs412320000002400000.167.286.167.4532014.250.000.16714.2928.572.000.000.000.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1970American League Gold Glove (First Base)1
1977American League Gold Glove (First Base)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1982-06-28Released by Athletics. 
1981-05-20TradeTraded by Yankees with Tom Underwood to Athletics for Chuck Dougherty, Mike Patterson and Dave Revering. 
1977-12-12TradeTraded by White Sox with Bob Polinsky and Tommy Cruz to Yankees for Ed Ricks, Stan Thomas and Cash. 
1975-12-11TradeTraded by Angels with Morris Nettles to White Sox for Steve Dunning and Bill Melton. 
1975-12-10TradeTraded by Rangers with Cash to Angels for Bill Singer. 
1973-05-20TradeTraded by Angels with Lloyd Allen to Rangers for Rick Stelmaszek, Rich Hand and Mike Epstein. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.