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Jim ColbornTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1967-1978 MLB Years: 1969-1978
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PositionsP-301Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames William Colborn
Height6-0Weight191BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 22,1946 [72.056]PlaceFayetteville,North Carolina
High SchoolSanta Paula (Santa Paula,CA)
CollegeUniversity of Washington (Seattle,WA), Whittier College (Whittier,CA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1967 by the Chicago Cubs.
MLB DebutJuly 13,1969 [23.052]
OrganizationsCHN [5] MIL [5] KCA [2] SEA [1] Awards1Awards Voting1-2
TBC Player ID10023Retrosheet IDcolbj101MLBAM ID112460
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Milwaukee Brewers in 1973-1974 ... Threw a no-hitter on May 14,1977 against the Texas Rangers
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts29Walks77Hittable40SO/BB54vsPower40Hitting5Durability54Team.493Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1967nullA+--Rel21733.3616016000099.09941370371060001.379.00--3.369.642.86.700-
1968nullA+--Rel221263.20310310000152.014364540531710001.298.47--3.1410.133.23.667-
1968nullAA--Rel220118.0020200004.011980530004.0024.75--11.256.750.60.000-
1968Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel01273.58330330000156.015473620581740001.368.88--3.3510.043.00.6321.27
1969nullAAA--Rel23872.28210210000146.01325737054800001.278.14--3.334.931.48.533-
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48S/R23103.07624001014.215652940111.649.201.235.522.450.441.0005.78
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48Rel24313.59345290011472.2883729323501111.5310.900.372.856.192.17.7502.79
1971nullAAA--Rel25893.92320320000124.012859540311090001.289.29--2.257.913.52.471-
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48Rel25016.9714014005010.018881320002.0315.680.872.611.740.67.0004.19
1972Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil48S/R26773.113912274170147.213553511443975021.218.230.852.625.912.26.5003.23
1973Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil48ST2720123.184336722421314.029713311121871356131.228.500.602.493.871.55.6253.43
1974Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil48ST2810134.063331210120224.02301041012760833061.299.241.082.413.331.38.4354.29
1975Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil48ST2911134.27362978132206.0215111981865795051.369.380.792.843.451.22.4583.97
1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil48ST309153.71323207000225.2232979320541016221.279.250.802.154.031.87.3753.63
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca48ST3118143.62363516100239.023310696228110383131.318.770.833.053.881.27.5634.25
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca48S/R32124.76835001028.031181541280001.529.851.273.812.540.67.3335.13
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea48ST323105.35201913000114.012577682138262161.439.841.652.992.050.68.2315.67
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter83883.80301204976083271594.11619750675153475688369391.319.120.862.683.881.45.4851.35
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter35263.2610201020000525.051323019001804690001.328.79--3.098.042.61.574-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16163.03530530000270.0260116910851890001.288.67--2.836.302.22.500-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0118.0020200004.011980530004.0024.75--11.256.750.60.000-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1993.26470470000251.0242105910902770001.328.68--3.239.933.08.679-
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter57603.65183140435171431116.01109498454100309495253181.278.930.812.493.981.60.487-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter423.87547470017496.21215142635561221.6011.150.553.235.161.60.667-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter19163.74443866110267.0264124111269311183131.348.890.883.133.741.19.543-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3105.35201913000114.012577682138262161.439.841.652.992.050.68.231-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11123.804128138141220.0223103932165955151.319.120.862.683.881.45.4781.35
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15113.26430430000220.021596800751970001.328.79--3.098.042.61.577-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48p2363000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48p2434150100010011101000.067.125.067.1921017.250.000.067.1015.8864.7111.000.000.000.00
1972Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil48p2639370301000011702000.081.105.135.2405140.150.054.081.1112.5042.5017.000.000.0033.33
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter79550401010023003000.073.105.109.2146160.160.036.073.0003.3350.0015.000.000.0025.00
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter39370301000011702000.081.105.135.2405140.150.054.081.0002.5042.5017.000.000.0033.33
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter40180100010011301000.056.105.056.1611020.200.000.056.0005.0065.0013.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621130802020046206000.073.105.109.214122123.160.036.073.0003.3350.0015.000.000.0025.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23P6-1414-1551.0000.830.36-----6100.03.7
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24P34-72413111817.9440.500.24-----34100.021.0
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25P14-10-4--441.0000.290.40-----14100.08.6
1972Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil26P39-147817112625.9620.640.176842.9-39100.025.0
1973Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil27P43-3141955-474741.0001.720.24111247.8-43100.026.5
1974Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil28P33-22419354-5854.9311.640.24-----33100.020.4
1975Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil29P36-2061536225351.9621.420.25-----36100.022.2
1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil30P32-2251132144443.9771.340.19-----32100.019.9
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31P36-2392739537166.9301.830.28-----36100.022.2
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea32P20-114831224139.9511.950.34-----20100.012.5
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32P8-28281-1110.9091.250.36-----8100.04.9
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P301-15931142741718405388.9581.290.24172045.9-3010.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn236----------
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2434----------
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2514----------
1972Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil2639----------
1973Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil2743----------
1974Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil2833----------
1975Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil2936----------
1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil3032----------
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3136----------
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea3220----------
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca328----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1984Iowa CubsAmerAAAMinorchn38Pitching Coach1548074.51911.02Jim NapierLost in Semi-Finals
1985Iowa CubsAmerAAAMinorchn39Pitching Coach1416675.46812.54Larry Cox
1986Iowa CubsAmerAAAMinorchn40Pitching Coach1427468.5212.02Larry Cox
1987Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn41Minor League Pitching Coordinator1617685.47218.56Frank Lucchesi,Gene Michael
1988Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn42Minor League Pitching Coordinator1627785.47524.04Don Zimmer
1989Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn43Minor League Pitching Coordinator1629369.574--1Don ZimmerLost NLCS (Giants)
1994West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAMinoroak48Manager1397465.53215.04 Lost in Semi-Finals
1995West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAMinoroak49Manager1566789.42917.03 Lost in Semi-Finals
1996Modesto A'sCalifA+Minoroak50Manager1408258.5867.02 Lost in 1st Round
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea51Coordinator of Pacific Rim Operations1629072.556--1Lou PiniellaLost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1998Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea52Scout1617685.47211.53Lou Piniella
1998Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea52Coordinator of Pacific Rim Operations1617685.47211.53Lou Piniella
1999Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea53Coordinator of Pacific Rim Operations1627983.48816.02Lou Piniella
1999Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea53Scout1627983.48816.02Lou Piniella
2000Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea54Scout1629171.5620.52Lou PiniellaLost ALCS (Yankees)
2000Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea54Coordinator of Pacific Rim Operations1629171.5620.52Lou PiniellaLost ALCS (Yankees)
2001Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan55Pitching Coach1628676.5316.03Jim Tracy
2002Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan56Pitching Coach1629270.5686.03Jim Tracy-
2003Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan57Pitching Coach1628577.52515.52Jim Tracy-
2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan58Pitching Coach1629369.574--1Jim TracyLost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
2005Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan59Pitching Coach1627191.43811.04Jim Tracy-
2006Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit60Pitching Coach1626795.41416.55Jim Tracy
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit61Pitching Coach1626894.42017.06Jim Tracy
2008Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex62Coordinator of Pacific Rim Operations1627983.48821.02Ron Washington
2008Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex62Bullpen Coach1627983.48821.02Ron Washington
2010Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex64Director, Pacific Rim Operations1629072.556--3Ron WashingtonLost World Series (Giants)
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1977American League Player of the Week (May 9-May 15)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1979-03-28Released by Mariners. 
1979-01-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1978-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1978-06-01TradeTraded by Royals to Mariners for Steve Braun. 
1976-12-06TradeTraded by Brewers with Darrell Porter to Royals for Bob McClure, Jamie Quirk and Jim Wohlford. 
1971-12-03TradeTraded by Cubs with Earl Stephenson and Brock Davis to Brewers for Jose Cardenal. 
1967-06-19ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
* 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.