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Jim GleesonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1936-1942 MLB Years: 1936-1942
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PositionsOF-336Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Joseph Gleeson
Height6-1Weight191BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 5,1912PlaceKansas City,Missouri
Death DateMay 1,1996 [84.057]
CollegeRockhurst University (Kansas City,MO)
MLB DebutApril 25,1936 [24.051]
OrganizationsCHN [2] CIN [2] CLE [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID11939Retrosheet IDgleej101MLBAM ID114861
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed72Power60Contact54XBH62RBIs44Runs71Hitting51Durability51Team.525Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1936Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31of244113926369241221181701000.259.344.439.7836115158.271.180.317.35811.3910.760.942.5334.7541.67
1939Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24of271113324374196445703946210005.223.308.352.66011729383.248.129.268.30910.1812.011.181.0483.0039.19
1940Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24of2812948576152391156140545266008.313.389.470.85922855551.343.157.276.3919.809.440.960.9197.0036.18
1941Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin21of29102301477010033470453045008.233.340.296.6368913355.250.063.236.31312.688.450.670.85100.3318.57
1942Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin21of30920340002002211000.200.304.200.5044024.222.000.100.2628.338.331.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter392127719533677191615420115814713230021.263.350.391.7414991121471.287.128.266.00010.749.990.931.0979.8133.33
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2408171192265817910611093988160013.277.356.422.77834584934.306.145.273.0009.9610.491.050.9690.7837.17
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter111321507410033670473256008.231.338.290.6289313379.248.059.227.00012.408.440.680.79107.0017.57
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4113926369241221181701000.259.344.439.7836115158.271.180.317.00011.3910.760.942.5334.7541.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games16252881139328764806561510009.263.350.391.74120646608.287.128.266.00010.749.990.931.0979.8133.33

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1936Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24OF33--6713-7168.9582.06------4180.521.4
1939Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27OF91--175581188180.9571.98------11182.059.1
1940Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28OF123--2731453292287.9832.33------12995.379.9
1941Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29OF84--15313-157154.9811.83------10282.454.5
1942Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30OF5--711-98.8891.60------955.63.3
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF336--67522204717697.9722.07------3360.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1936Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24---------33-
1939Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27---------91-
1940Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28---------123-
1941Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29---------84-
1942Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30---------5-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBMLBkc145Assistant Coach1535994.38638.57Harry Craft,Lou Boudreau
1964New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya52First Base Coach1629963.611--2Yogi BerraLost World Series (Cardinals)
* 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.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1940-12-04TradeTraded by Cubs with Bobby Mattick to Reds for Billy Myers. 
1939-01-24Purchased by Cubs from Yankees. 
1936-12-08Purchased by Yankees from Indians. 
* 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.