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Jack McDowellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1985-1999 MLB Years: 1987-1999
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Major Award Winner

PositionsP-308Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJack Burns Mcdowell
Height6-5Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 16,1966 [52.100]PlaceVan Nuys,California
High SchoolNotre Dame (Sherman Oaks,CA)
CollegeStanford University (Stanford,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 20th round (510th overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$165,000Signing ScoutsEd Pebley
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1988-CHA-#1
MLB DebutSeptember 15,1987 [21.242]
OrganizationsCHA [8] ANA [2] CLE [2] NYA [1] Awards3Awards Voting5-234
TBC Player ID15071Retrosheet IDmcdoj001MLBAM ID118656
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Chicago White Sox in 1991-1994
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts54Walks71Hittable50SO/BB71vsPower50Hitting0Durability66Team.514Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1985Stanford UniversityPac10NCAA-1S/R191144.15201646200128.01306859052885001.429.14--3.666.191.69.733-
1986Stanford UniversityPac10NCAA-1ST201142.511616010300136.0117493811401296111.157.740.732.658.543.23.733-
1987Stanford UniversityPac10NCAA-1ST211354.13202005100128.2134715914561207001.489.370.983.928.392.14.722-
1987Gulf Coast White SoxGCLRkcha-S/R21012.5721100107.043201120000.715.14--1.2915.4312.00.000-
1987Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-ST21127.84440110020.219201858173001.318.272.183.487.402.13.333-
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0136.51651111027.223232059293001.167.481.632.939.433.22.250-
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha40ST21301.93440000028.0166616150020.795.140.321.934.822.501.0003.12
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha40ST225103.97262601000158.2147857012688411171.368.340.683.864.761.24.3334.11
1989Gulf Coast White SoxGCLRkcha-ST23200.75440000024.0192204252000.967.13--1.509.386.251.000-
1989Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcha-ST23566.1316160100086.2976059650652001.7010.070.625.196.751.30.455-
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0764.96202001000110.21166261654904001.549.430.494.397.321.67.538-
1990Chicago White SoxALMLBcha40,29ST241493.82333304000205.0189938720771657171.308.300.883.387.242.14.6093.70
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29ST2517103.413535015300253.22129796198219110141.167.520.672.916.782.33.6303.34
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29ST2620103.183434013100260.2247959221751786071.248.530.732.596.152.37.6673.41
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29ST2722103.373434010400256.22611049620691588131.299.150.702.425.542.29.6883.61
1994Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29ST281093.73252506200181.0186827512421274051.269.250.602.096.313.02.5263.37
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya19ST2915103.93303008200217.22111069525781579151.338.721.033.236.492.01.6004.30
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29ST301395.11303005100192.021411910922671415041.4610.031.033.146.612.10.5914.30
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29S/R31335.09862000040.2442523618381011.529.741.333.988.412.11.5004.56
1998Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+ana-ST32019.0011000005.07551040001.4012.601.80--7.200.00.000-
1998Midland AngelsTexAAana-ST32013.8611000007.05331250001.006.431.292.576.432.50.000-
1998Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAana-ST32006.0011000003.04220201002.0012.00--6.00--0.00--
1998Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--ST0026.00330000015.01610102491001.339.601.202.405.402.25.000-
1998Anaheim AngelsALMLBana72ST32535.0914140000076.09645431119452011.5111.371.302.255.332.37.6254.63
1999Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+ana-ST33017.3611000007.011762170001.6413.502.451.238.597.00.000-
1999Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAana-ST33105.73220000011.012771320001.369.820.822.451.640.671.000-
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0116.38330000018.02314133490001.4711.291.471.964.422.25.500-
1999Anaheim AngelsALMLBana72ST33048.05440000019.031171745120021.8914.681.892.375.682.40.0005.71
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter127873.8527727526213001886.018548748091736061311635481.308.830.822.896.252.16.5930.84
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter9125.45323112110170.217810910416711378001.459.330.843.727.181.93.429-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter666.08191901000100.21136968755673001.6710.100.634.925.991.22.500-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter136.83550110027.2242321610223001.237.811.953.257.162.20.250-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter028.03220000012.018121131110001.5413.142.190.738.0311.00.000-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter211.16651001031.0235405372000.906.68--1.4510.747.40.667-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter35133.585652421600392.23811881562514833718111.358.730.573.397.722.28.729-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter91583.5019119104910001341.21258562522105419918464351.258.430.702.816.152.19.611-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16125.11383625100232.225814413228851796051.479.981.083.296.922.11.571-
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter15103.93303008200217.22111069525781579151.338.721.033.236.492.01.600-
Anaheim Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter575.6818180000095.012762601524572031.5912.031.422.275.402.38.417-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings15103.85323207200220.02161029420711537161.308.830.822.896.252.16.6000.84
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12155.45414013110220.0228140133219117610001.459.330.843.727.181.93.444-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987Stanford UniversityPac10NCAA-1p2121000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter21000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1987Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha21P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.03.2
1987Birmingham Barons SouAAcha21P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.8
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha21P4-2816--771.0001.750.25-----4100.02.5
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22P26-1581216513328.8481.080.18-----26100.016.1
1989Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha23P4--241-76.8571.50------4100.06.3
1989Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha23P16--39--12121.0000.75------16100.011.3
1990Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24P33-2051720133837.9741.120.18-----33100.020.4
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25P35-2531932-151511.0001.460.20-----35100.021.6
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26P34-2601627234543.9561.260.17-----34100.021.0
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27P34-2562343326966.9571.940.26-----34100.021.0
1994Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28P25-181823--31311.0001.240.17-----25100.022.1
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya29P30-2171727114544.9781.470.20-----30100.020.8
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30P30-19220271-4847.9791.570.24-----30100.018.6
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31P8-4036--991.0001.130.23-----8100.05.0
1998Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+ana32P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
1998Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAana32P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
1998Anaheim AngelsALMLBana32P14-76312-115151.0001.070.20-----14100.08.6
1999Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+ana33P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
1999Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAana33P2--121143.7501.50------2100.01.4
1999Anaheim AngelsALMLBana33P4-19-6--661.0001.500.32-----4100.02.5
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P277-18851392451312397384.9671.390.20-----2770.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P19--412111716.9410.84------190.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4---1--111.0000.25------40.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P2---2--221.0001.00------20.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P6--251-87.8751.17------60.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1987Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha212----------
1987Birmingham Barons SouAAcha214----------
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha214----------
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2226----------
1989Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha234----------
1989Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha2316----------
1990Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2433----------
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2535----------
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2634----------
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2734----------
1994Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2825----------
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya2930----------
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3030----------
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle318----------
1998Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+ana321----------
1998Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAana321----------
1998Anaheim AngelsALMLBana3214----------
1999Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+ana331----------
1999Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAana332----------
1999Anaheim AngelsALMLBana334----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1993Chicago White SoxChamp. SeriesMLB270210.002009.018105502.5618.000.005.005.001.000.00.000
1995New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB29029.002007.0874601.7110.290.005.147.711.500.00.000
1996Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB30006.351005.2641501.359.530.001.597.945.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs027.82303000012.7140110511001.509.950.003.557.822.200.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs0210.0020200009.018010055002.5618.000.005.005.001.000.00.000

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2014Ogden RaptorsPioRkMinorlan48Manager753738.4935.54 Lost in Semi-Finals
2015Arizona Dodgers -ArizRkMinorlan49Manager562927.518--2 Lost in Round 1
* 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 [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1993American League Cy Young Award ... American League Player of the Week (August 16-August 22)2
1995American League Player of the Week (August 7-August 13)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1999-08-09Released by Angels. 
1998-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1998-10-23Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-02-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1997-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-12-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1995-10-31Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-12-14TradeTraded by White Sox to Yankees for Lyle Mouton and Keith Heberling. 
* 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
1987Chicago White Sox-21165,000-------165,000Signing Bonus out of 1987 Draft (1st round - 5th overall)
1987Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll2160,000-59527-344,90660,000225,000
1988Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll2262,500-60432-392,10762,500287,500
1990Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll24100,000-64931-515,727100,000387,500
1991Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll25175,000-4681434742,231100,000562,500
1992Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll261,600,000-196876++962,245109,0002,162,500
1993Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll274,000,000-37196++968,431109,0006,162,500
1994Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll285,300,000-81100++957,101109,00011,462,500
1995New York YankeesTeam Payroll295,400,000-24398++999,520109,00016,862,500
1996Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll304,800,000-43296++957,870109,00021,662,500
1997Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll314,800,000-55494++1,182,177150,00026,462,500
1998Anaheim AngelsTeam Payroll321,500,000-2531272++1,276,192170,00027,962,500
1999Anaheim AngelsTeam Payroll33500,000-44920491,454,491200,00028,462,500
* 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