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Tom FordhamHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1993-2003 MLB Years: 1997-1998
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-270Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameThomas James Fordham
Height6-2Weight205BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateFebruary 20,1974 [44.002]PlaceSan Diego,California
High SchoolGranite Hills (El Cajon,CA)
CollegeGrossmont College (El Cajon,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox in the 11th round (313rd overall) of the 1993 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsEd Pebley
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1997-CHA-#9
MLB DebutAugust 19,1997 [23.180]
OrganizationsCHA [7] MIL [2] PIT [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID11505Retrosheet IDfordt001MLBAM ID114308
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts48Walks36Hittable64SO/BB37vsPower64Hitting0Durability65Team.527Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1993Gulf Coast White SoxGCLRkcha-Rel19111.80303001010.092203121001.208.10--2.7010.804.00.500-
1993Hickory CrawdadsSALAcha-ST19433.88880100048.2362121321273001.176.660.553.884.991.29.571-
1993Sarasota White SoxFSLA+cha-Rel19000.0020200105.03100351001.205.40--5.409.001.67--
1993Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorA--S/R0543.251385102063.2482423327445001.186.790.423.826.221.63.556-
1994South Bend Silver HawksMidwAcha-ST20444.3411110110074.2824636414484001.299.880.481.695.793.43.500-
1994Hickory CrawdadsSALAcha40ST201053.14171701100109.0101473810301215401.208.340.832.489.994.03.667-
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA--ST01493.63282802200183.2183937414441699401.248.970.692.168.283.84.609-
1995Prince William CannonsCaroA+cha-ST21902.0413130110084.0662019735781001.207.070.753.758.362.231.000-
1995Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-ST21633.3714140210082.2793531928613001.298.600.983.056.642.18.667-
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA--ST01532.70272703200166.2145555016631394001.257.830.863.407.512.21.833-
1996Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-ST22212.65660000037.0261311414372001.076.270.963.388.922.64.667-
1996Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-ST221083.45222203200140.2117605415691187101.327.490.964.417.551.71.556-
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA--ST01293.29282803200177.1143736519831559101.277.230.964.207.841.87.571-
1997Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-ST23674.74212012000114.011364601453906101.468.921.114.187.111.70.462-
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32Rel23016.23716001017.0171312210100011.568.831.045.195.191.00.0005.36
1998Calgary CannonsPCLAAAcha-ST24423.02990000056.2382119626393001.136.040.954.136.191.50.667-
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32Rel24126.7529524005048.0513636742231011.949.561.317.884.310.55.3336.76
1999Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-S/R25477.31292180020112.014410191256610110001.8811.572.015.308.121.53.364-
2000Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil-Rel26363.55483450011066.0482926249646001.476.550.276.688.731.31.333-
2001Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil-S/R27122.5818513105038.0251511613352100.995.871.413.058.222.69.333-
2003Altoona CurveEastAApit-ST29523.1713121000071.0712725518590001.259.000.632.287.483.28.714-
2003Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-S/R29226.871349104036.2512928721202001.9612.521.725.154.910.95.500-
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA--S/R0744.432616101040107.212256531239792001.5010.201.003.266.602.03.636-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter136.6136630006065.0684948952331021.849.371.247.164.550.63.2503.26
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter71533.91247165821362401083.2100953147211746391556701.358.360.973.837.581.98.573-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter30344.61160847672220562.05363192897529746736301.488.551.204.747.451.57.469-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1363.16333212100190.1176756718601575001.248.290.852.837.402.62.684-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter901.9215132111089.0692119738832001.206.980.713.848.392.181.000-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter18123.68363603200231.021911495176519612401.228.480.662.527.593.02.600-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter111.80303001010.092203121001.208.10--2.7010.804.00.500-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter136.6136630006065.0684948952331021.849.371.247.164.550.63.250-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings3106.611212010100200220.0229165162301751113071.849.371.247.164.550.63.2313.26
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14113.915033173150220.020410896249418511101.358.360.973.837.581.98.560-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32p2431000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2000Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil-p26484000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2001Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil-p27181000000000001001.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2003Altoona CurveEastAApit4329136010000000100001.167.167.167.334106.200.000.000.1480.0016.670.000.000.000.00
2003Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-p29136110001002301000.167.375.167.542109.333.000.333.28822.2233.331.500.000.000.00
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2612120001002401001.167.286.167.4532015.250.000.167.22813.3326.672.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter31000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter9217120001002602002.118.211.118.3292021.182.000.118.0009.5228.573.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter7911110001002502001.091.231.091.3221015.167.000.182.00013.3333.332.500.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter136010000000100001.167.167.167.334106.200.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter31000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162540000000005400000.000.000.000.0000054.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162302400020041104004.118.211.118.3294037.182.000.118.0009.5228.573.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1993Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha19P3---2--221.0000.67------3100.05.1
1993Hickory Crawdads SALAcha19P8---3-1331.0000.38------8100.05.7
1993Sarasota White Sox FSLA+cha19P2---2--221.0001.00------2100.01.5
1994Hickory Crawdads SALAcha20P17--3122-1715.8820.88------17100.012.1
1994South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAcha20P11--474-1511.7331.00------11100.07.9
1995Prince William Cannons CaroA+cha21P13--3153-2118.8571.38------13100.08.1
1995Birmingham Barons SouAAcha21P14--2104-1612.7500.86------14100.09.7
1996Birmingham Barons SouAAcha22P6---5-1551.0000.83------6100.04.3
1996Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha22P22--412-116161.0000.73------22100.015.3
1997Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha23P21--418212422.9171.05------21100.014.7
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23P7-17-2--221.0000.290.12-----7100.04.3
1998Calgary Cannons PCLAAAcha24P9--59111514.9331.56------9100.06.3
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24P29-48311--14141.0000.480.29-----29100.017.9
1999Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha25P29--481-1312.9230.41------29100.020.1
2000Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil26P48--291-1211.9170.23------48100.033.3
2001Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil27P18---8--881.0000.44------18100.012.5
2003Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit29P13---7--771.0000.54------13100.09.1
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P36-65313--16161.0000.440.25-----360.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P160--1971539590.9470.56------1600.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P20--215412117.8100.85------200.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P15--3173-2320.8701.33------150.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P36--722613529.8290.81------360.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3---2--221.0000.67------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1993Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha193----------
1993Hickory Crawdads SALAcha198----------
1993Sarasota White Sox FSLA+cha192----------
1994Hickory Crawdads SALAcha2017----------
1994South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAcha2011----------
1995Prince William Cannons CaroA+cha2113----------
1995Birmingham Barons SouAAcha2114----------
1996Birmingham Barons SouAAcha226----------
1996Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha2222----------
1997Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha2321----------
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha237----------
1998Calgary Cannons PCLAAAcha249----------
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2429----------
1999Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha2529----------
2000Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil2648----------
2001Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil2718----------
2003Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit2913----------

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1997Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll23150,000-76644-1,182,177150,000150,000
1998Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll24175,000-75724141,276,192170,000325,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red