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Deacon JonesTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1962-1966 MLB Years: 1962-1966
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Positions1B-7Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGrover William Jones
Height5-10Weight185BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateApril 18,1934 [84.181]PlaceWhite Plains,New York
High SchoolWhite Plains (White Plains,NY)
CollegeIthaca College (Ithaca,NY)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1955 by the Chicago White Sox.
MLB DebutSeptember 8,1962 [28.143]
OrganizationsCHA [3] Awards0
TBC Player ID13438Retrosheet IDjoned101MLBAM ID116689
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed9Power49Contact49XBH37RBIs100Runs17Hitting98Durability8Team.539Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20,501b281828392008004603120.321.394.393.78711236.391.072.214.33311.1116.671.500.000.0022.22
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha501b291716430112002210011.188.316.500.8168219.154.312.438.34110.5310.531.005.2616.0066.67
1966Chicago White SoxALMLBcha503255020000000000000.400.400.400.800205.400.000.000.3560.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter404971421110006813131.286.368.429.79721460.317.143.265.00010.0013.331.331.6749.0028.57
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621982857844410024324124124.286.368.429.7978516243.317.143.265.00010.0013.331.331.6749.0028.57

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha281B6--464235250.9628.33------1833.33.7
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha291B1--61-4771.0007.00------175.90.6
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B7--525275957.9668.14------70.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28--6--------
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29--1--------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou42Hitting Coach1628082.49422.03Bill Virdon
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou43Hitting Coach1628181.50017.03Bill Virdon
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou44Hitting Coach1627488.45721.05Bill Virdon
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou45Hitting Coach1628973.5491.52Bill Virdon
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou46Hitting Coach1639370.571--1Bill VirdonLost NLCS (Phillies)
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou47Hitting Coach1106149.5556.03Bill VirdonLost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou48Hitting Coach1627785.47512.05Bob Lillis,Bill Virdon
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn50Hitting Coach1629270.568--1Dick WilliamsLost World Series (Tigers)
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn51Hitting Coach1628379.51212.04Dick Williams
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn52Hitting Coach1627488.45722.04Steve Boros
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn53Hitting Coach1626597.40125.06Larry Bowa
* 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
1966-10-17Released by White Sox. 
1957-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White 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.