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Jon PerlmanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-1988 MLB Years: 1985-1988
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1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-337Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJonathan Samuel Perlman
Height6-3Weight185BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 13,1956 [61.188]PlaceDallas,Texas
CollegeBaylor University (Waco,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 1st round (12th overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 5th round (117th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutSeptember 6,1985 [28.267]
OrganizationsCHN [7] SFN [2] CLE [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16508Retrosheet IDperlj001MLBAM ID120426
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the Baylor University Athletics Hall of Fame in 2016
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts10Walks71Hittable24SO/BB34vsPower24Hitting11Durability69Team.498Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1978BaylorCollegeNCAAJrS/R21533.2017512100059.0524221022440001.257.93--3.366.712.00.625-
1979BaylorCollegeNCAASrST221232.93171618300104.0954234031500001.218.19--2.674.311.61.800-
1979Midland CubsTexAAchn-S/R22484.5918135400196.01337649932344001.7212.470.843.003.191.06.333-
1980Midland CubsTexAAchn-ST231374.28303009200200.02301159513767811001.5310.350.593.423.511.03.650-
1981Midland CubsTexAAchn-ST24147.6012111201158.0906249522297001.9313.970.783.414.501.32.200-
1981Iowa OaksAmerAAAchn-S/R24276.391697100062.0745344537160001.7910.740.735.372.320.43.222-
1981Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R03116.98282083011120.0164115931059457001.8612.300.754.433.380.76.214-
1982Midland CubsTexAAchn-ST251373.66262608000184.019689751550817001.339.570.732.443.951.62.650-
1983Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-S/R264114.513113183093115.21387858829341001.4410.740.622.262.651.17.267-
1984Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-ST271163.79242404100147.013169621051613001.248.000.613.123.731.20.647-
1985Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-S/R287124.70322394060151.018191791145646001.4910.760.652.683.811.42.368-
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35Rel281011.4260600108.21011113841002.0810.383.128.314.150.501.0009.03
1986Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-Rel29734.314573810162117.01496456332453001.5511.460.232.463.461.41.700-
1987Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-R/CL301262.815205200441889.2933628337496001.459.330.303.714.921.32.667-
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn46Rel30003.9710010003011.011751432011.328.740.793.182.380.75-4.81
1988Williamsport BillsEastAAcle-S/R31013.3832100005.05220030000.948.44----5.060.00.000-
1988Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-Rel31313.23220220020530.2311611211191001.379.100.593.235.581.73.750-
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0323.25252230020535.1361813211221001.319.000.502.755.502.00.600-
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle44Rel31025.4910010005019.2251212011101301.8311.44--5.034.580.91.0003.43
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter126.3526026009038.2463028423174311.7410.440.915.223.860.74.3332.27
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter77734.3531115815336396301255.014517516088442251349001.4910.390.603.023.671.22.513-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter46464.26222761461319528711.27974073384224228820001.4610.050.533.053.631.19.500-
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter31274.478982723212543.26543442704218022529001.5310.830.702.983.721.25.534-
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1763.033421139300163.01478455053940001.228.10--2.925.181.77.739-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter025.4910010005019.2251212011101301.8311.44--5.034.580.91.000-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.9710010003011.011751432011.328.740.793.182.380.75--
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1011.4260600108.21011113841002.0810.383.128.314.150.501.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings6116.35144014400500220.02551661552212894221761.7410.440.915.223.860.74.3532.27
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13134.3554282661175220.02541311061574909001.4910.390.603.023.671.22.500-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Midland CubsTexAAchn-p23321100000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1984Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-p272413211000001601000.077.143.154.2972115.143.077.154.1436.6740.006.000.000.00100.00
1985Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-p283514310000001602000.071.133.071.2041017.125.000.071.1075.8835.296.000.000.000.00
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35p2861000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1986Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-p294512130001000200000.250.250.250.5003012.300.000.000.2260.0016.670.000.000.000.00
1987Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-p30526000001001300000.000.143.000.143007.000.000.167.10114.2942.863.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter61000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter215468510020031703000.109.163.130.2936152.172.021.087.0005.7732.695.670.000.0020.00
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter156456510020031703000.111.167.133.3006151.179.022.089.0005.8833.335.670.000.0020.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter591200000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter61000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162270000000002700000.000.000.000.0000027.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162356410020021302000.109.163.130.2935139.172.021.087.0005.7732.695.670.000.0020.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1979Midland Cubs TexAAchn22P18--414522318.7831.00------18100.013.3
1980Midland Cubs TexAAchn23P30--2336236159.9671.97------3293.822.1
1981Midland Cubs TexAAchn24P12--1317313330.9092.50------12100.017.9
1981Iowa Oaks AmerAAAchn24P16--220312522.8801.38------16100.011.9
1982Midland Cubs TexAAchn25P26--1537515752.9122.00------2796.319.5
1983Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn26P31--1336445349.9251.58------31100.022.8
1984Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn27P24--17234-4440.9091.67------24100.015.6
1985Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn28P32--1729114746.9791.44------3591.422.7
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28P6-8-2--221.0000.330.25-----6100.03.7
1986Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn29P45--820132928.9660.62------45100.031.7
1987Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn30P52--10181-2928.9660.54------52100.036.1
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30P10-11211-43.7500.300.27-----10100.06.2
1988Williamsport Bills EastAAcle31P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.02.2
1988Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle31P22--212111514.9330.64------22100.015.8
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31P10-1917--881.0000.800.42-----10100.06.2
MLB Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P26-383101-1413.9290.500.34-----260.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P222--691581510242227.9381.02------2220.00.0
AA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P89--55105157175160.9141.80------890.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1979Midland Cubs TexAAchn2218----------
1980Midland Cubs TexAAchn2330----------
1981Midland Cubs TexAAchn2412----------
1981Iowa Oaks AmerAAAchn2416----------
1982Midland Cubs TexAAchn2526----------
1983Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn2631----------
1984Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn2724----------
1985Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn2832----------
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn286----------
1986Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn2945----------
1987Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn3052----------
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3010----------
1988Williamsport Bills EastAAcle313----------
1988Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle3122----------
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3110----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1988-12-20Released by Indians. 
1988-04-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1988-03-29Released by Giants. 
1986-01-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1985-10-08Released by Cubs. 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Chicago CubsTeam Payroll2860,000-51639-370,78060,00060,000
1987San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3060,000-59541-344,90660,000120,000
1988Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll3162,500-60435-392,10762,500182,500
* 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