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Al JacksonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1959-1969 MLB Years: 1959-1969
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PositionsP-302Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAlvin Neill Jackson
Height5-10Weight169BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateDecember 25,1935 [82.298]PlaceWaco,Texas
High SchoolMoore (Waco,TX)
CollegeWiley College (Marshall,TX)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1955 by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
MLB DebutJune 1,1959 [23.159]
OrganizationsNYN [6] PIT [2] SLN [2] CIN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID13209Retrosheet IDjacka101MLBAM ID116419
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Player Notes:   Selected by the New York Mets from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1961 NL expansion draft (#22 Pick) ... Topps All-Star Rookie (LHP) in 1962 ... Opening Day Starter for New York Mets in 1964-1965
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts42Walks66Hittable29SO/BB57vsPower29Hitting46Durability73Team.450Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38S/R23006.50835001018.030141318132002.1115.000.504.006.501.63-3.15
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25S/R25103.42321100023.22010924150001.017.610.761.525.703.751.0002.91
1962New York MetsNLMLBnyn15ST268204.403633312420231.024413211316781189001.399.490.623.034.591.51.2863.51
1963New York MetsNLMLBnyn15ST2713173.963734311011227.023712810025841429201.419.400.993.335.631.69.4333.77
1964New York MetsNLMLBnyn15ST2811164.264031911321213.022911510118601124001.359.660.762.534.731.87.4073.50
1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn15ST298204.34373167321205.02171119917611206201.359.510.752.675.261.97.2863.32
1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln38ST3013152.513630611320232.222282651845904101.158.590.701.743.482.00.4643.37
1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln38S/R31943.9538112711121107.01176147729432001.369.840.592.443.621.48.6923.40
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn38S/R32373.6925916007392.2884238517590001.138.550.491.655.733.47.3002.36
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn38Rel330010.64909001011.018131314100002.0014.730.823.278.182.50-2.96
1969Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin44Rel33105.2733033007327.0271716517160001.618.891.655.605.270.941.0005.58
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter67993.98302184118541437101387.0144972561411540773836501.349.390.742.644.781.81.4040.89
New York Mets Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter43804.26184138464110156979.210335414648230456128401.369.480.752.795.151.85.350-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter22192.97744133124141339.233914311225741336101.228.980.661.963.521.80.537-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter105.2733033007327.0271716517160001.618.891.655.605.270.941.000-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter104.751156101041.2502422312282001.4910.800.652.596.052.331.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11163.984829199262220.02291159718641176101.349.390.742.644.781.81.4070.89

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38p2385010001000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.1800.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25p2558100000001400000.000.111.000.111009.000.000.125.07911.1144.444.000.000.000.00
1962New York MetsNLMLBnyn15p2644735520020022706003.068.093.096.1897281.109.028.055.0892.4733.3313.500.000.0040.00
1963New York MetsNLMLBnyn15p27497981620040112303101.203.210.228.43818284.281.025.025.1951.1927.3823.000.000.0012.50
1964New York MetsNLMLBnyn15p28507261131140022602001.153.176.264.44019576.222.111.139.1952.6334.2113.001.3272.0045.45
1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn15p2956605710020022308001.117.145.133.2788170.189.016.050.1302.8632.8611.500.000.0014.29
1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln38p30517461341052033015100.176.215.257.47219584.289.081.149.2123.5735.7110.000.000.0038.46
1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln38p314131481002002901001.258.303.290.5939134.364.032.097.2735.8826.474.500.000.0012.50
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn38p322728271002000901101.250.241.286.5278130.350.036.036.2340.0030.000.000.000.0014.29
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn38p3391000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1969Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin44p33334010001000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.2280.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1969Totals for NL-NL         425010001000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.1830.0040.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter37343537691421232113155126308.159.184.207.3919017478.241.048.080.0002.7232.4311.920.21435.0024.64
New York Mets Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter235313264691114017108020207.147.165.192.3576011342.218.045.064.0002.0531.5815.430.29313.0023.91
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter92105102151072053916101.200.241.267.508286118.313.067.133.0004.2433.057.800.000.0028.57
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1313110001001600000.077.143.077.2201014.143.000.077.0007.1442.866.000.000.000.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter334010001000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16218916306101010667011103.159.184.207.391397208.241.048.080.0002.7232.4311.920.21435.0024.64

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23P8-1822--441.0000.500.22-----8100.05.2
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25P3-2327-1991.0003.000.39-----560.01.9
1962New York MetsNLMLBnyn26P36-2312159218280.9762.220.35-----4481.822.5
1963New York MetsNLMLBnyn27P37-2271546356461.9531.650.27-----4975.522.8
1964New York MetsNLMLBnyn28P40-2132336426359.9371.480.28-----5080.024.7
1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn29P37-2051048326158.9511.570.28-----5666.122.8
1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30P36-2321663548479.9402.190.34-----5170.622.2
1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31P38-1071029124039.9751.030.36-----4192.723.6
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn32P25-92717-124241.0000.960.26-----2792.615.4
1969Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33P33-27522-97.7780.210.26-----33100.020.4
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn33P9-1122--441.0000.440.36-----9100.05.6
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P302-13861133112018444424.9551.400.31-----3020.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit238----------
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit253----------
1962New York MetsNLMLBnyn2636----------
1963New York MetsNLMLBnyn2737----------
1964New York MetsNLMLBnyn2840----------
1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn2937----------
1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3036----------
1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3138----------
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn3225----------
1969Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3333----------
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn339----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1970New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn34Minor League Pitching Instructor1628379.5126.03Gil Hodges
1971New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn35Minor League Pitching Instructor1628379.51214.04Gil Hodges
1972New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn36Minor League Pitching Instructor1568373.53213.53Yogi Berra
1973New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn37Minor League Pitching Instructor1618279.509--1Yogi BerraLost World Series (Athletics)
1974New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn38Minor League Pitching Instructor1627191.43817.05Yogi Berra
1975New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn39Minor League Pitching Instructor1628280.50610.54Yogi Berra,Roy McMillan
1977Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos41Pitching Coach1619764.6022.53Don Zimmer
1978Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos42Pitching Coach1639964.6071.02Don Zimmer
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos43Pitching Coach1609169.56911.53Don Zimmer
1980New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn44Minor League Pitching Instructor1626795.41424.05Joe Torre
1981Kingsport MetsAppRkMinornyn45Manager702149.30025.06 
1982New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn46Minor League Pitching Instructor1626597.40127.06George Bamberger
1983Tidewater TidesILAAAMinornyn47Pitching Coach1397168.51111.54Davey JohnsonLeague Champions
1984Tidewater TidesILAAAMinornyn48Pitching Coach1407169.50711.55Bob Schaefer
1985New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn49Minor League Pitching Instructor1629864.6053.02Davey Johnson
1986Little Falls MetsNYPLA-Minornyn50Pitching Coach763640.47422.52Richard Miller
1987Little Falls MetsNYPLA-Minornyn51Pitching Coach743836.5145.04Richard Miller
1988Little Falls MetsNYPLA-Minornyn52Pitching Coach753936.5208.54Bill Stein
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal53Pitching Coach1628775.5372.02Frank Robinson
1990Rochester Red WingsILAAAMinorbal54Pitching Coach1458956.614--1Greg Biagini
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal54Pitching Coach1617685.47211.55Frank Robinson
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal55Pitching Coach1626795.41424.06Johnny Oates,Frank Robinson
1999New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn63Assistant Coach1639766.5956.52Bobby ValentineLost NLCS (Braves)
2000New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn64Bullpen Coach1629468.5801.02Bobby ValentineLost World Series (Yankees)
* 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
1970-04-13Released by Reds. 
1969-06-13Purchased by Reds from Mets. 
1967-10-13TradeTraded by Cardinals with Jim Cosman to Mets for Jack Lamabe. 
1965-10-20TradeTraded by Mets with Charley Smith to Cardinals for Ken Boyer. 
1961-10-10Selected by Mets from Pirates in expansion draft. 
1955-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
* 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.