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Jim GentileTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1957-1966 MLB Years: 1957-1966
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Positions1B-854Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Edward Gentile
Height6-4Weight215BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJune 3,1934 [84.050]PlaceSan Francisco,California
High SchoolSacred Heart Cathedral (San Francisco,CA)
MLB DebutSeptember 10,1957 [23.099]
OrganizationsBAL [4] HOU [2] KC1 [2] BRO [1] CLE [1] LAN [1] Awards0Awards Voting3-179
TBC Player ID11814Retrosheet IDgentj101MLBAM ID114696
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (1B) in 1960 ... Inducted into Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame in 1989
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed35Power85Contact40XBH81RBIs85Runs43Hitting61Durability65Team.476Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro381b2346110011001100000.167.286.667.953417.000.500.667.40314.2914.291.0014.296.00100.00
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan271b241230041004004600011.133.235.167.4025134.167.034.167.18511.7617.651.500.000.0025.00
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal41b2613838467112170219800687270558.292.403.500.90319238464.307.208.385.39914.6615.521.064.5318.2933.93
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal41b27148486961472524614111961061108512.302.423.6461.06931473601.295.344.541.45315.9717.641.107.6510.5749.66
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal41b28152545801372113387107710070101613.251.346.475.82125955639.246.224.367.35412.0515.651.305.1616.5240.15
1963Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal41b291454966512316124721076101613914.248.353.429.78221341582.265.181.337.34713.0617.351.334.1220.6733.33
1964Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc161b30136439711101002871008412241569.251.372.465.83720438533.279.214.405.37015.7622.891.455.2515.6834.55
1965Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc141b313811814295010220092610013.246.305.542.8476415128.232.296.373.3717.0320.312.897.8111.8051.72
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou52,41b3181227225511173100347252175.242.352.392.7448919269.322.150.300.33012.6426.772.122.6032.4334.55
1965Totals for MLB-MLB         1193453684161175300439862188.243.337.443.78015334397.290.200.325.34310.8324.692.284.2820.2940.48
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou41b324914416356171800213941033.243.355.444.7996414170.286.201.347.35212.3522.941.864.1220.5740.00
1966Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle121b3233472610240051800011.128.212.277.48913352.148.149.255.2169.6234.623.603.8523.5050.00
1966Totals for MLB-MLB         8219118417192200265741044.215.321.403.7247717222.256.188.325.32011.7125.682.194.0521.2241.46
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter9362922434759113617954931475663455325469.260.368.486.85414212983479.275.226.390.00013.6519.061.405.1516.3239.26
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter583191130851979412439831317379311263547.272.379.512.8919782072286.275.240.407.00013.8716.581.205.4215.4139.88
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1745578513915038930093148515712.250.359.481.84026853661.269.231.399.00014.0722.391.595.7514.6638.13
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter130371389017214490055111931108.243.353.412.76515333439.308.169.318.00012.5325.282.023.1926.5036.67
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter33472610240051800011.128.212.277.48913352.148.149.255.0009.6234.623.603.8523.5050.00
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1230041004004600011.133.235.167.4025134.167.034.167.00011.7617.651.500.000.0025.00
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter46110011001100000.167.286.667.953417.000.500.667.00014.2914.291.0014.296.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625067513120131951082115816912.260.368.486.85424652602.275.226.390.00013.6519.061.405.1516.3239.26

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro231B2--14--314141.0007.00------450.01.3
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan241B8--502195352.9816.50------1266.75.2
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal261B124--88552798944937.9937.56------13889.980.5
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal271B144--12091001412913231309.9899.09------14897.388.9
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal281B150--12141211612113511335.9888.90------15298.792.6
1963Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal291B143--1185110612213011295.9959.06------14598.688.3
1964Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1301B128--101884139211151102.9888.61------13694.179.0
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou311B68--54443441591587.9938.63------8184.042.0
1965Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1311B35--23917524261256.9817.31------3892.121.6
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou321B43--32130428355351.9898.16------4987.826.5
1966Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle321B9--465345451.9445.67------3327.35.6
MLB Totals for 1B - 9 season(s)-   1B854--67255647367173627289.9908.54------8540.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro23--2--------
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan24--8--------
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26--124--------
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27--144--------
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28--150--------
1963Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29--143--------
1964Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc130--128--------
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31--68--------
1965Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc131--35--------
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32--43--------
1966Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32--9--------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2004Mid-Missouri MavericksFrontierIndIndy-70Manager942866.29833.00 -
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1966-07-19TradeTraded by Astros to Indians for Tony Curry. 
1965-06-04TradeTraded by Athletics to Astros for Ernie Fazio and Jesse Hickman. 
1963-11-27TradeTraded by Orioles with Cash to Athletics for Norm Siebern. 
1952-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
* 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.