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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Franklin Pankovits
Stat Years
1976-1991  [mlb] 1984-1988
Height/Weight
5-10 / 175
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
2B (795) ... OF (167) ... 3B (152) ... SS (22) ... 1B (7) ... C (1)
Draft Position
3B
Born Date/Place
High School
Douglas Freeman (Richmond,VA)
Colleges
University of South Carolina (Columbia, South Carolina)
Draft
Selected by the Houston Astros in Round #4 (#73 overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1984-05-27 - Boxscore  (Age: 28.295)
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [11] BOS [2] LAN [1] SDN [1] PIT [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 16317 ... retro id: pankj001 ... mlbam id: 120203
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1976CovingtonAppRk----202b-of---170275506892531000000000.247.247.349.5962759616.000.102.0000.000.000.0055.01.8223.5
    1977Cocoa AstrosFSLA+hou-212b-of---291326277493220123245805100.227.279.291.5703569514.166.064.2706.7416.292.42163.00.5618.9
    1978Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-222b---313750967122197104384489875200.240.313.363.67657118536.226.123.2788.4117.162.0450.91.7529.5
    1978Charleston CharliesILAAAhou-222b---337010000000201000.143.143.143.286810.000.000.2000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    1979Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-232b---4923465391103104523284006600.263.313.396.70938613723.211.133.2687.2510.361.4334.62.5925.3
    1979Charleston CharliesILAAAhou-232b---4225971031031061221100.169.265.254.51969154.203.085.2088.7017.392.000.00.0040.0
    1980Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-242b---56421336538422672213214300.249.315.352.6672427514.225.103.2808.6813.221.52106.50.8326.4
    1981Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-25of-3b---612245083127349764189536714610.282.355.444.79951420050.300.162.31410.3113.041.2664.31.3639.4
    1982Hawaii IslandersPCLAAAsdn-263b-2b---71394948413225715772210677256330.267.359.437.79657521647.330.170.28511.6512.521.0732.92.6135.6
    1983Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-272b---8126450771292561162323556645350.287.367.442.80951719942.342.155.31410.6412.771.2040.92.1332.6
    1984Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-282b---9491874162123739114312531210.332.430.540.97022410122.412.208.35013.8411.160.8126.73.1335.5
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou20282bL-S-E-P95381623701142122001101.284.298.407.70585338.160.123.3612.3523.5310.0081.01.1834.8
    1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2029of-2bL-S-E-P107517224423041410172911013.244.316.331.647191577.192.087.2738.9015.181.7143.02.0916.7
    1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou20302bL-S-E-P11701131232611711112500014.283.347.381.728124438.195.098.3568.8720.162.27113.00.8125.0
    1987Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-312b-3b---123410117337242553161220100.327.425.554.9791205613.406.227.33713.3310.000.7525.23.3339.4
    1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou20312b-ofL-S-E-P12506171420182061300012.230.299.311.61067193.213.081.2778.9619.402.1761.01.4921.4
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou20322bL-S-E-P13681401331712122182822101.221.272.329.6011534610.171.108.2615.2318.303.5070.01.3132.3
    1989Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-332b---14822953974103437127224932410.251.306.346.65232610217.186.095.2856.7515.032.2373.81.2323.0
    1989Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-332b---143083515212832121500200.181.278.301.57997255.277.120.19112.3715.461.2541.52.0633.3
    1990Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-342b-of---15122468641082639521284987411400.231.307.357.66453616738.239.126.2639.1416.231.7852.01.6835.2
    1991Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-352b---1665215295714053012153923410.265.314.400.7142398619.200.135.2976.2816.322.6043.02.0933.3
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)316567621422529558344115342311.250.307.349.65662019836.185.099.2997.1018.552.6163.01.4525.4
    National League Totals (5 yrs)316567621422529558344115342311.250.307.349.65662019836.185.099.2997.1018.552.6163.01.4525.4
    Minor League Totals124844786791156213549356214660447674345442120.258.327.392.71950551756360.253.134.2838.8413.331.5148.21.8431.1
    Minor: Rk Totals70275506892531000000000.247.247.349.5962759616.102.102.2330.000.000.0055.01.8223.5
    Minor: A+ Totals91326277493220123245805100.227.279.291.5703569514.166.064.2706.7416.292.42163.00.5618.9
    Minor: AA Totals2298551202132910208810776138711800.249.313.377.69095732259.220.128.2747.9414.421.8242.82.0927.7
    Minor: AAA Totals8583022482801166396642312450347478273833120.265.343.411.75434671243271.286.146.29310.0113.791.3845.81.9033.8
    Houston Astros Totals (5 yrs)316567621422529558344115342311.250.307.349.65662019836.185.099.2997.1018.552.6163.01.4525.4
    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
    1978Columbus AstrosSouAA222B13500.02873662867681653.9594.800.0094.498.51
    1978Columbus AstrosSouAA22SS700.048201412.8571.700.004.95.19
    1978Charleston CharliesILAAA222B100.05302881.0008.000.000.733.33
    1979Columbus AstrosSouAA232B9100.02282401168479468.9775.100.0063.698.91
    1979Columbus AstrosSouAA23SS100.00130213131.00013.000.000.71.13
    1979Charleston CharliesILAAA232B2200.0435341110096.9604.400.0015.8100.03
    1980Tucson TorosPCLAAA242B4100.0103108826219211.9635.100.0028.164.12
    1980Tucson TorosPCLAAA243B700.0416122120.9522.900.004.810.94
    1980Tucson TorosPCLAAA24SS200.03400771.0003.500.001.43.14
    1981Tucson TorosPCLAAA252B1300.02426395350.9433.800.009.410.72
    1981Tucson TorosPCLAAA253B2600.013371346350.7941.900.0018.721.32
    1981Tucson TorosPCLAAA25SS600.01111442622.8463.700.004.34.92
    1981Tucson TorosPCLAAA25OF2800.0451204846.9581.600.0020.123.06
    1982Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA262B3800.09990420193189.9795.000.0026.427.32
    1982Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA263B7600.0491721817239221.9252.900.0052.854.71
    1982Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA26OF2200.04400044441.0002.000.0015.315.87
    1983Tucson TorosPCLAAA272B11300.02153222571562537.9564.800.0079.689.71
    1984Tucson TorosPCLAAA282B4900.0103176835287279.9725.700.0035.0100.01
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLB282B15071.21720374037.9252.500.529.328.33
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLB28SS4010.02200441.0001.000.402.57.55
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLB28OF309.03000331.0001.000.331.95.77
    1985Houston AstrosNLMLB292B21094.224350759591.0002.800.6313.028.02
    1985Houston AstrosNLMLB293B103.0000000.0000.000.000.61.35
    1985Houston AstrosNLMLB29SS102.0111032.6672.001.000.61.34
    1985Houston AstrosNLMLB29OF330233.1562115958.9831.800.2520.444.05
    1986Houston AstrosNLMLB30C101.0000000.0000.000.000.61.45
    1986Houston AstrosNLMLB302B260164.138573109895.9693.700.5816.037.12
    1986Houston AstrosNLMLB30OF5020.0411065.8331.000.253.17.110
    1987Tucson TorosPCLAAA311B500.03240436361.0007.200.003.514.73
    1987Tucson TorosPCLAAA312B1300.022280350501.0003.800.009.238.24
    1987Tucson TorosPCLAAA313B900.0515312320.8702.200.006.326.54
    1987Tucson TorosPCLAAA31SS100.03200551.0005.000.000.72.98
    1987Tucson TorosPCLAAA31OF400.05000551.0001.300.002.811.810
    1987Houston AstrosNLMLB312B9031.08100318181.0002.000.585.618.02
    1987Houston AstrosNLMLB313B408.20200221.0000.500.242.58.05
    1987Houston AstrosNLMLB31OF6042.01130014141.0002.300.333.712.09
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLB321B203.0301043.7501.501.001.22.95
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLB322B310218.04068718115108.9393.500.5019.145.62
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLB323B11064.0512322017.8501.500.276.816.26
    1989Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA332B5500.01141571429285271.9514.900.0038.767.12
    1989Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA332B2400.04859419111107.9644.500.0016.980.04
    1989Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA333B1000.039201412.8571.200.007.012.24
    1989Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA33OF1300.0150101615.9381.200.009.215.99
    1990Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA342B6500.0143146935298289.9704.400.0044.553.31
    1990Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA34OF5300.0124240130126.9692.400.0036.343.45
    1990Boston Red SoxALMLB342B203.0000000.0000.000.001.20.05
    1991Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA352B3100.05773622136130.9564.200.0021.747.72
    1991Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA353B800.077301714.8241.800.005.612.32
    MLB Totals - (C)101000000.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (1B)203301012.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (2B)1040582127190134513.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (3B)160755143211.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (SS)5012331011.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)4703047462112.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (1B)5003240417.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (2B)4650097612418528215.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (3B)1360081256402413.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (SS)90017174414.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (OF)1200023337012.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (2B)226005156063913515.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (SS)8004212213.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1978Minor---136-7-----
    1979Minor---113-1-----
    1980Minor---4172-----
    1981Minor---13266---28-
    1982Minor---3876----22-
    1983Minor---113-------
    1984MLB---15-4---3-
    1984Minor---49-------
    1985MLB---2111---33-
    1986MLB-1-26-----5-
    1987MLB---94----6-
    1987Minor--51391---4-
    1988MLB--23111------
    1989Minor---7910----13-
    1990MLB---2-------
    1990Minor---65-----53-
    1991Minor---318------
    Totals-1779515222---167-