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Bill JamesTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1911-1919 MLB Years: 1911-1919
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PositionsP-203Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Henry James
Height6-4Weight195BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 20,1887PlaceDetroit,Michigan
Death DateMay 25,1942 [55.125]
MLB DebutJune 12,1911 [24.143]
OrganizationsDET [5] SLA [2] [2] BOS [1] CHA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID13258Retrosheet IDjameb103MLBAM ID116486
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Detroit Tigers in 1917
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts40Walks15Hittable44SO/BB16vsPower44Hitting34Durability65Team.521Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1911Cleveland NapsALMLBcln-S/R24244.88862400051.2583728132212101.7410.100.175.573.660.66.3334.06
1912Cleveland NapsALMLBcln-Rel25004.61303001013.2151170950001.769.88--5.933.290.56-4.09
1914St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-ST2715142.854435920371284.026912190410910911001.338.520.133.453.451.00.5173.00
1915St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-S/R287103.593423118051170.01558968292585001.458.190.114.863.060.63.4123.50
1915Detroit TigersALMLBdet-S/R28732.421192312067.0572618133241001.347.660.134.433.220.73.7003.36
1916Detroit TigersALMLBdet-S/R298123.683020108041151.21417662179616101.458.370.064.693.620.77.4003.16
1917Detroit TigersALMLBdet-S/R3013102.0934231110251198.01637146296622001.317.410.094.362.820.65.5653.22
1918Detroit TigersALMLBdet-ST316113.76191818110122.01276851368422001.609.370.225.023.100.62.3533.53
1919Detroit TigersALMLBdet-S/R32105.7921100009.012660731002.0411.57--6.752.890.431.0004.09
1919Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-S/R32354.091376404072.2744233239122001.569.170.254.831.490.31.3754.12
1919Chicago White SoxALMLBcha-ST32322.52550320039.0391211014110001.358.92--3.202.520.79.6002.99
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter65713.20203147566892941177.211105594201657840832201.438.470.124.413.110.71.4780.95
Detroit Tigers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter35363.01967125294122547.1500247183728319212101.438.210.114.653.150.68.493-
St. Louis Browns Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter22243.13785820283122454.0424210158620116716001.388.400.123.983.310.83.478-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter354.091376404072.2744233239122001.569.170.254.831.490.31.375-
Cleveland Naps Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter244.821165401064.0734835141262101.7410.060.145.653.580.63.333-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter322.52550320039.0391211014110001.358.92--3.202.520.79.600-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12133.2038271113251220.0207104783108766001.438.470.124.413.110.71.4800.95

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1911Cleveland NapsALMLBcln-p24817111001001001000.059.111.118.2292119.059.059.118.1185.260.000.000.000.00100.00
1912Cleveland NapsALMLBcln-p2533000000001001000.000.250.000.250005.000.000.333.18820.000.000.000.000.000.00
1914St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-p27448941011021243804000.112.151.146.29713297.196.034.067.1484.1239.189.500.000.0020.00
1915St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-p2834422820020031816000.190.261.238.49910252.333.048.119.2515.7734.626.000.000.0025.00
1915Detroit TigersALMLBdet-p281121461002003611000.286.400.333.7337126.400.047.190.36711.5423.082.000.000.0016.67
1915Totals for AL-AL         456361430040062427000.222.310.270.58017378.359.048.143.2927.6930.774.000.000.0021.43
1916Detroit TigersALMLBdet-p2930443300010032406000.068.128.068.1963053.150.000.068.1085.6645.288.000.000.000.00
1917Detroit TigersALMLBdet-p303457712000200102002000.211.328.211.53912069.324.000.175.28114.4928.992.000.000.000.00
1918Detroit TigersALMLBdet-p3119460510000011200000.109.128.130.2586147.147.021.043.1282.1325.5312.000.000.0020.00
1919Detroit TigersALMLBdet-p3224110001000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.2370.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1919Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-p321321130001001713000.143.217.143.3603026.214.000.048.1893.8526.927.000.000.000.00
1919Totals for AL-AL         20394600020011114000.154.195.154.3496045.214.000.026.1752.2224.4411.000.000.000.00
1919Chicago White SoxALMLBcha-p32514220000000201000.143.143.143.2862015.167.000.000.1360.0013.330.000.000.000.00
1919Totals for AL-AL         20394600020011114000.154.195.154.3496045.214.000.026.1752.2224.4411.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter2033582551610121227129325000.142.209.165.374597413.223.023.095.0006.5431.234.780.000.0013.73
Detroit Tigers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter961721527200600176419000.157.237.169.406292199.250.012.110.0008.5432.163.760.000.007.41
St. Louis Browns Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter78131618310412756110000.137.187.176.363234149.240.039.084.0004.7037.588.000.000.0022.22
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1321130001001713000.143.217.143.3603026.214.000.048.0003.8526.927.000.000.000.00
Cleveland Naps Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1120111001002002000.050.136.100.2362124.050.050.150.0008.330.000.000.000.00100.00
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter514220000000201000.143.143.143.2862015.167.000.000.0000.0013.330.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622862041510101222103220000.142.209.165.374476330.223.023.095.0006.5431.234.780.000.0013.73

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1911Cleveland NapsALMLBcln24P8-514111-1615.9381.880.29-----8100.05.2
1912Cleveland NapsALMLBcln25P3-13123-63.5001.000.23-----3100.02.0
1914St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla27P44-2841110535119116.9752.640.41-----44100.028.8
1915St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla28P34-1701258627670.9212.060.41-----34100.022.1
1915Detroit TigersALMLBdet28P11-67226213028.9332.550.42-----11100.07.1
1916Detroit TigersALMLBdet29P30-151446615650.8931.670.33-----30100.019.5
1917Detroit TigersALMLBdet30P34-198461517065.9291.910.33-----34100.022.2
1918Detroit TigersALMLBdet31P19-122543134948.9802.530.39-----19100.015.1
1919Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32P13-72423323027.9002.080.38-----13100.09.5
1919Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32P5-39271-109.9001.800.23-----5100.03.6
1919Detroit TigersALMLBdet32P2-912--331.0001.500.33-----2100.01.4
MLB Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P203-1176503843115465434.9332.140.37-----2030.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1911Cleveland NapsALMLBcln248----------
1912Cleveland NapsALMLBcln253----------
1914St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla2744----------
1915St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla2834----------
1915Detroit TigersALMLBdet2811----------
1916Detroit TigersALMLBdet2930----------
1917Detroit TigersALMLBdet3034----------
1918Detroit TigersALMLBdet3119----------
1919Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3213----------
1919Chicago White SoxALMLBcha325----------
1919Detroit TigersALMLBdet322----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1919Chicago White SoxWorld SeriesMLB32005.791004.2833202.6215.430.005.793.860.670.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs005.7910100004.7803032002.3615.430.005.793.860.670.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1919Chicago White SoxWorld SeriesMLB3212000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs12000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-08-18TradeTraded by Browns with Grover Lowdermilk to Tigers for Baby Doll Jacobson. 
1919-08-01Purchased by Red Sox from Tigers. 
1919-08-01Purchased by White Sox from Red Sox. 
* 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.