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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Donald Christopher James
Stat Years
1982-1995  [mlb] 1986-1995
Height/Weight
6-1 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (858) ... 3B (281) ... DH (204) ... 1B (15)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
1962-10-04 in Rusk, Texas   [57.279]
High School
Stratford (Houston,TX)
Colleges
Blinn College (Brenham, Texas)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Philadelphia Phillies in 1981
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Doug Gassaway
MLB Debut
1986-04-23 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.201)
Service Time
Organizations
PHI [8] CLE [2] TEX [2] BOS [1] SDN [1] SFN [1] HOU [1] KCA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 13262 ... retro id: jamec001 ... mlbam id: 116477
Relations
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1982Bend PhilliesNwstA-phi-193b-of---16322747721931250104205641100.317.381.586.96725313334.383.269.3757.9122.132.8018.94.7447.2
    1983Spartanburg SpinnersSALAphi-20of-3b---212949994148234261211134193121910.297.358.515.87356225753.317.218.3147.3016.552.2719.24.6335.8
    1984Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-213b---3128457661171912857195407433410.256.317.403.72050718439.265.147.2887.8914.601.8557.11.5833.3
    1985Portland BeaversPCLAAAphi-22of---41355077816035811732310337275310.316.364.481.84555524454.256.165.3495.9512.972.1846.11.9833.8
    1986Portland BeaversPCLAAAphi-23of---569266306462124136174503210.241.284.414.69828811020.226.173.2465.9015.632.6522.24.1731.2
    1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2623ofL-S-E-P5164651330150011301001.283.298.413.71148194.152.130.3752.0827.0813.0046.02.0830.8
    1987Maine GuidesILAAAphi-24of-3b---61340592103003900210.225.267.325.59245133.175.100.2736.6720.003.000.00.0033.3
    1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi1824ofL-S-E-P611535848105206175431276721304.293.344.525.86939118843.313.232.3186.9117.142.4821.14.3541.0
    1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi1825ofL-S-E-P7150566571372411966743173305215.242.283.389.67260522044.207.147.2465.1212.072.3529.83.1432.1
    1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi1826ofL-S-E-P8451791437402193142301109.207.223.263.486185476.089.056.2262.1612.435.7589.51.0816.2
    1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn1826ofL-S-E-P88730341801321146212245132211.264.314.429.74333113026.241.165.2776.6513.602.0527.53.3232.5
    1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2027dhL-S-E-P9140528621583241270433171433411.299.341.443.78456923448.205.144.3265.4512.482.2944.02.1130.4
    1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle728dh-ofL-S-E-P101154373110416254134186142229.238.273.318.59146313923.119.080.2653.8913.173.3987.41.0822.1
    1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1429ofL-S-E-P11111248256010453223144520322.242.285.375.6602679319.185.133.2745.2416.853.2149.61.8731.7
    1993Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1630ofL-S-E-P1265129193310161920153411222.256.333.488.8211486317.364.232.29710.1422.972.2721.54.0551.5
    1993Texas RangersALMLBtex430ofL-S-E-P128315111037003600000.355.412.6771.08934214.419.322.3648.8217.652.0010.38.8236.4
    1994Texas RangersALMLBtex431ofL-S-E-P135213328348471900203831203.256.361.534.8951597119.429.278.30012.5823.901.9019.04.4055.9
    1995Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-32lf-rf---14312321013001200000.167.231.500.7311362.417.333.1117.6915.382.0012.07.69100.0
    1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2632dhL-S-E-P14265861830271061010201.310.373.466.83967275.276.156.3338.9614.931.6729.02.9927.8
    1995Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2232of-dhL-S-E-P141624241001001402001.167.200.208.4082751.083.041.2003.7014.814.000.00.0025.0
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)9463040343794145249038627171934902115251469.261.307.413.72032941257259.219.152.2835.8614.882.5433.82.7332.6
    National League Totals (7 yrs)589182920946584146124119101143009716844.254.299.416.7151975760159.229.162.2725.7715.192.6330.03.0934.2
    American League Totals (6 yrs)357121113432961102914587791901289625.272.320.410.7301319497100.205.138.3005.9914.402.4141.82.2030.4
    Minor League Totals54020083235721053070348662815535126132150.285.341.472.8132223947205.283.187.3126.9715.792.2628.73.1535.8
    Minor: A- Totals6322747721931250104205641100.317.381.586.96725313334.383.269.3757.9122.132.8018.94.7447.2
    Minor: A Totals12949994148234261211134193121910.297.358.515.87356225753.317.218.3147.3016.552.2719.24.6335.8
    Minor: AA Totals128457661171912857195407433410.256.317.403.72050718439.265.147.2887.8914.601.8557.11.5833.3
    Minor: AAA Totals22082511623544112412026165412878730.285.331.452.78390137379.245.167.3105.9914.212.3734.42.6633.6
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (4 yrs)32611491242925173914413663176539229.254.294.413.707122947497.219.159.2685.1314.322.7929.53.1733.2
    Cleveland Indians Totals (2 yrs)25596593262486171117749132855620.272.311.387.698103237371.166.115.2984.7512.792.6956.81.6527.1
    San Francisco Giants Totals (1 yrs)111248256010453223144520322.242.285.375.6602679319.185.133.2745.2416.853.2149.61.8731.7
    San Diego Padres Totals (1 yrs)8730341801321146212245132211.264.314.429.74333113026.241.165.2776.6513.602.0527.53.3232.5
    Houston Astros Totals (1 yrs)65129193310161920153411222.256.333.488.8211486317.364.232.29710.1422.972.2721.54.0551.5
    Texas Rangers Totals (2 yrs)60164334594102600234431203.274.370.561.9311939223.427.287.31311.9222.801.9116.45.1851.1
    Kansas City Royals Totals (1 yrs)265861830271061010201.310.373.466.83967275.276.156.3338.9614.931.6729.02.9927.8
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)1624241001001402001.167.200.208.4082751.083.041.2003.7014.814.000.00.0025.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1982Bend PhilliesNwstA-193B3200.02449848173.9012.300.0045.750.82
    1982Bend PhilliesNwstA-19OF3100.0695207674.9742.400.0044.349.26
    1983Spartanburg SpinnersSALA203B5500.03284811124116.9352.100.0038.542.62
    1983Spartanburg SpinnersSALA20OF7100.0118480130122.9381.700.0049.755.03
    1984Reading PhilliesEastAA213B12300.01002093921348309.8882.500.0088.596.11
    1984Reading PhilliesEastAA21OF300.04000441.0001.300.002.22.39
    1985Portland BeaversPCLAAA22OF13300.03281673351344.9802.600.0093.798.51
    1986Portland BeaversPCLAAA233B1700.01437425551.9273.000.0012.124.65
    1986Portland BeaversPCLAAA23OF4500.0697428076.9501.700.0031.965.23
    1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB23OF1100.01900019191.0001.700.006.868.88
    1987Maine GuidesILAAA243B600.03400771.0001.200.004.346.26
    1987Maine GuidesILAAA24OF700.01900019191.0002.700.005.053.812
    1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB24OF10800.0198521205203.9901.900.0066.793.93
    1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB253B3100.02644637670.9212.300.0019.320.72
    1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB25OF11600.0256733266263.9892.300.0072.077.32
    1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB263B1100.0513222018.9001.600.006.824.45
    1989San Diego PadresNLMLB263B600.048221412.8572.000.003.76.96
    1989San Diego PadresNLMLB26OF7900.0145320150148.9871.900.0048.890.83
    1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB26OF3700.0613106564.9851.700.0022.882.28
    1990Cleveland IndiansALMLB27OF1400.02510026261.0001.900.008.610.07
    1990Cleveland IndiansALMLB27DH12400.0000000.0000.000.0076.588.61
    1991Cleveland IndiansALMLB281B1500.0958071031031.0006.900.009.313.05
    1991Cleveland IndiansALMLB28OF3900.07820180801.0002.100.0024.133.96
    1991Cleveland IndiansALMLB28DH6000.0000000.0000.000.0037.052.21
    1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLB29OF6200.0112232117114.9741.800.0038.355.96
    1993Houston AstrosNLMLB30OF3400.0654317269.9582.000.0021.052.35
    1993Texas RangersALMLB30OF700.01400014141.0002.000.004.387.510
    1994Texas RangersALMLB31OF4800.06320065651.0001.400.0042.192.35
    1995Boston Red SoxALMLB32OF800.01400014141.0001.800.005.650.010
    1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLB32OF500.09000991.0001.800.003.519.211
    1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLB32DH1400.0000000.0000.000.009.753.84
    1995Boston Red SoxALMLB32DH600.0000000.0000.000.004.237.54
    MLB Totals - (1B)1500958071031031.0006.900.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)48003565107110100.9092.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)5680010592914811021088.9871.900.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)20400000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)23001741426258.9352.500.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)1850041623115450439.9762.400.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (3B)123001002093921348309.8882.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)3004000441.0001.300.000.00.00
    A Totals - (3B)55003284811124116.9352.100.000.00.00
    A Totals - (OF)7100118480130122.9381.700.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (3B)32002449848173.9012.300.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (OF)3100695207674.9742.400.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1982Minor----32----31-
    1983Minor----55----71-
    1984Minor----123----3-
    1985Minor---------133-
    1986MLB---------11-
    1986Minor----17----45-
    1987MLB---------108-
    1987Minor----6----7-
    1988MLB----31----116-
    1989MLB----17----116-
    1990MLB---------14124
    1991MLB--15------3960
    1992MLB---------62-
    1993MLB---------41-
    1994MLB---------48-
    1995MLB---------1320
    Totals--15-281----858204