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Mike JorgensenTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1966-1985 MLB Years: 1968-1985
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Positions1B-1053, OF-283, DH-5Position when Drafted1B-OFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Jorgensen
Height6-0Weight195BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 16,1948 [69.281]PlacePassaic,New Jersey
High SchoolFrancis Lewis (Queens,NY)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 4th round (61st overall) of the 1966 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 10,1968 [20.025]
OrganizationsNYN [10] MON [6] ATL [2] SLN [2] TEX [2] OAK [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID13498Retrosheet IDjorgm001MLBAM ID116766
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed58Power65Contact45XBH63RBIs60Runs46Hitting46Durability47Team.473Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1966MarionAppRk-1746150304700837000000000.313.313.473.786718150.275.160.160.3470.000.000.005.3318.7517.02
1967Winter HavenFSLA+-18843025689114541000000000.295.295.407.70212320302.283.112.113.3140.000.000.001.6660.4022.47
1968Ral./Dur.CaroA+-19572133467134327000000000.315.315.455.7709720213.305.140.141.3480.000.000.001.4171.0029.85
1968MemphisTexAA-192810071612010000000000.160.160.210.370213100.160.050.050.1660.000.000.000.000.0018.75
1968Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         853134183146337000000000.265.265.377.64211823313.258.112.112.2900.000.000.000.96104.3327.71
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn101b19814021000000400000.143.143.214.3573114.200.071.071.1610.0028.570.000.000.0050.00
1969TidewaterILAAA-20105359751041552169000000000.290.290.535.82519241359.246.245.245.3670.000.000.005.8517.1039.42
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn161b2176871517313422102301010.195.278.356.63431798.230.161.276.28510.2023.472.303.0629.0041.18
1971TidewaterILAAA-226522850781211541000000000.342.342.601.94313728228.296.259.259.4240.000.000.006.5815.2035.90
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn16of224511816261151112112430014.220.303.373.676447132.236.153.237.3118.3318.182.183.7923.6026.92
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon161b23113372488612313471213537547277.231.332.384.71614328438.255.153.293.32712.1017.121.422.9728.6232.56
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon161b241384134995162947167644934246.230.336.344.68014227486.241.114.291.31513.1710.080.771.8545.8928.42
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon161b251312874589161115935703923454.310.444.488.93214028366.324.178.415.42319.1310.660.563.0126.0931.46
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon161b2614444558116180186733797571388.261.378.422.80018836535.276.161.339.36714.7714.020.953.3624.7231.03
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon161b-of27125343368713062371524801395.254.349.344.69311819399.277.090.259.32013.0312.030.921.5057.1721.84
1977Montreal ExposNLMLBmon161b281920341000003401001.200.304.250.5545124.250.050.200.26612.5016.671.330.000.0025.00
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak181b286620318504183232254422423.246.329.394.7238013236.271.148.276.32110.5918.641.763.3925.3826.00
1977Totals for MLB-MLB         8522321545183232284823424.242.327.381.7088514260.269.139.269.31610.7718.461.713.0827.8825.93
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex351b2996972019301931181002113.196.319.258.577254118.207.062.268.27715.258.470.560.8597.0021.05
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex351b309015721357061602142923113.223.293.382.6756013177.236.159.236.3027.9116.382.073.3926.1737.14
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn161b311193214382110743034655010610.255.349.355.70411418368.290.100.234.32112.5014.951.201.9045.8621.95
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn221b32861228255231540122402312.205.270.352.6224310139.224.147.279.2818.6317.272.002.1640.6740.00
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn221b3312011416296021420212401032.254.370.360.730418136.307.106.307.33115.4417.651.141.4757.0027.59
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn221b343824563013012410001.250.333.500.83312427.263.250.292.3697.4114.812.003.7024.0066.67
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl111b3457485121018008800101.250.351.333.68416257.275.083.250.31814.0414.041.001.7548.0016.67
1977Totals for NL-NL         957210184021101101210102.250.345.389.73428684.271.139.264.33211.9014.291.202.3836.0033.33
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl111b353126471005013600110.269.333.308.6418130.333.039.115.28110.0020.002.000.000.0014.29
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln191b3559985244211200101700011.245.315.357.672357108.288.112.214.3039.2615.741.700.9398.0029.17
1983Totals for NL-NL         901249315211701132300121.250.319.347.666438138.297.097.194.2989.4216.671.770.72124.0025.81
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln191b367211214226001121312712003.196.375.250.625286146.259.054.339.31021.2318.490.870.000.0027.27
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter16333421429833132139542658445325892531255164.243.347.373.72012762404034.267.130.289.00013.1914.601.112.3536.0128.81
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3851352252401521652225000000000.297.297.474.7716411201352.268.177.178.0000.000.000.003.8526.0029.93
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter17058712518227636110000000000.310.310.560.87032969587.265.250.250.0000.000.000.006.1316.3137.91
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2810071612010000000000.160.160.210.370213100.160.050.050.0000.000.000.000.000.0018.75
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14151590156248868000000000.303.303.427.73022040515.292.124.124.0000.000.000.001.5564.3825.64
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter46150304700837000000000.313.313.473.786718150.275.160.160.0000.000.000.005.3318.7517.02
Montreal Expos Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter67018802394777665724341293212901617143331.254.365.391.7567361392248.271.137.315.00014.2812.900.902.5432.9829.14
New York Mets Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter4928001031873042190981021584531219.234.322.360.68228855914.266.126.255.00011.1617.291.552.3038.1029.41
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter186254415410072533323925226.213.303.335.6388517295.224.122.248.00010.8513.221.222.3736.2931.48
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter131210194610212321414412014.219.349.300.6496313254.273.081.281.00016.1417.321.070.39210.0028.26
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6620318504183232254422423.246.329.394.7238013236.271.148.276.00010.5918.641.763.3925.3826.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter88749192011301111400211.257.345.324.66924387.295.067.203.00012.6416.091.271.1574.0015.79
Average MLB - Per 162 games162339438313194264535823256.243.347.373.72012724400.267.130.289.00013.1914.601.112.3536.0128.81
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625691061692272295000000000.297.297.474.77127050569.268.177.178.0000.000.000.003.8526.0029.93

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn191B4--321-333331.0008.25------850.02.5
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn211B50--1161219129128.9922.56------7665.830.9
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn21OF10--29-2-3129.9352.90------7613.26.2
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn22OF31--58-3-6158.9511.87------4568.919.1
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn221B1--62-1881.0008.00------452.20.6
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon231B76-68075756466817813.99510.701.20-----11367.348.7
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23OF28-2284412-4745.9571.610.20-----11324.817.9
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon241B124-9319908058810751070.9958.631.15-----13889.976.5
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24OF11-4412---12121.0001.090.27-----1388.06.8
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon251B91--60651147658657.9987.22------13169.556.5
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25OF29--473--50501.0001.72------13122.118.0
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon261B133--115091712312481241.9949.33------14492.482.1
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26OF6--3---331.0000.50------1444.23.7
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon271B81--59957759663656.9898.10------12564.850.0
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27OF41--5211-5453.9811.29------12532.825.3
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak281B48--33032426366362.9897.54------6672.729.8
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28OF20--35---35351.0001.75------6630.312.4
1977Montreal ExposNLMLBmon281B5--234-127271.0005.40------1926.33.1
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28DH2---------------663.01.2
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex291B78--29931223332330.9944.23------9681.348.1
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex29OF9--18---18181.0002.00------969.45.6
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex29DH1---------------961.00.6
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex301B60--28730428321317.9885.28------9066.737.0
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex30OF20--331--34341.0001.70------9022.212.3
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex30DH2---------------902.21.2
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn311B72--51135332549546.9957.58------11960.544.4
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn31OF31--512115453.9811.71------11926.119.1
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn321B40--108818117116.9912.90------8646.538.8
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn32OF19--351--36361.0001.89------8622.118.4
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn331B56--1065114112111.9911.98------12046.734.6
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn33OF16--25-1-2625.9621.56------12013.39.9
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl341B19--363-639391.0002.05------5733.311.7
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn341B19--363-539391.0002.05------3850.011.7
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34OF6--9---991.0001.50------5710.53.7
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln351B39--19419230215213.9915.46------5966.124.1
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl351B8--25---25251.0003.13------3125.84.9
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl35OF4--3---331.0000.75------3112.92.5
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln361B49--31817232337335.9946.84------7268.130.2
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36OF2---------------722.81.2
MLB Totals for 1B - 17 season(s)-   1B1053-161165295374460171107066.9946.714.39-----10530.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 16 season(s)-   OF283-2724549101473463.9791.641.70-----2830.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH5---------------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn19--4--------
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn21--50------10-
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn22--1------31-
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23--76------28-
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24--124------11-
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25--91------29-
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26--133------6-
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27--81------41-
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28--48------202
1977Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28--5--------
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex29--78------91
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex30--60------202
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn31--72------31-
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn32--40------19-
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn33--56------16-
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34--19------6-
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn34--19--------
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35--39--------
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl35--8------4-
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36--49------2-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1985St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB3622000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1985St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB3623000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs22000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs23000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1987Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAMinorsln38Manager1407862.5571.02 Lost in Semi-Finals
1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAMinorsln39Manager1426379.44426.04 
1989Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAMinorsln40Manager1457174.49015.54 
1995St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln46Manager1436281.43422.54 
2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln61Special Assistants to the GM1628676.5315.02Tony La Russa
* 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

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1973National League Gold Glove (First Base)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-12-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1984-06-15TradeTraded by Braves with Ken Dayley to Cardinals for Ken Oberkfell. 
1983-06-15Purchased by Braves from Mets. 
1979-10-23TradeTraded by Rangers with Ed Lynch to Mets for Willie Montanez. 
1978-01-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1977-10-30Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1977-05-22TradeTraded by Expos to Athletics for Stan Bahnsen. 
1972-04-05TradeTraded by Mets with Tim Foli and Ken Singleton to Expos for Rusty Staub. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll36200,000-4021633370,78060,000200,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red