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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Edward Rice
Stat Years
1971-1989  [mlb] 1974-1989
Height/Weight
6-2 / 205
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (1543) ... DH (530)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
High School
T.L. Hanna (Anderson,SC)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Boston Red Sox in Round #1 (#15 overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Mace Brown
MLB Debut
1974-08-19 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.164)
Service Time
Organizations
BOS [16]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17100 ... retro id: ricej001 ... mlbam id: 121140
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1971WilliamsportNYPLA-----18lf-of---16022334579552780165100000.256.305.408.7132399119.000.152.0006.6921.343.1944.62.0933.3
    1972Winter HavenFSLA+----19lf-of---21304918014320131787705810800000.291.366.489.85554924050.000.198.00010.5619.671.8628.93.1035.0
    1973BristolEastAA----20lf-of---311942366134254279330459300000.317.382.586.96846824856.000.269.0009.6219.872.0715.75.7741.8
    1973PawtucketILAAA----20lf-of---3103771420410003700000.378.425.7571.18240286.000.379.0007.5017.502.339.210.0042.9
    1974PawtucketILAAA---1421lf-of---411743069145214259320388400000.337.391.579.97046824950.000.242.0008.1217.952.2117.25.3434.5
    1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1421dhL-S-E-P42467618211130041210302.269.307.373.68075254.164.104.2985.3316.003.0067.01.3322.2
    1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1422of-dhL-S-E-P5144564921742942210210536122418719.309.350.491.84161327755.255.182.3555.8719.903.3925.63.5931.6
    1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1423of-dhL-S-E-P61535817516425825858528123429218.282.315.482.79762428058.253.200.3144.4919.714.3923.24.0135.4
    1977Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1524dhL-S-E-P716064410420629153911454531208051021.320.376.593.96971038283.357.273.3417.4616.902.2616.55.4940.3
    1978Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1425ofL-S-E-P81636771212132515461397558126515715.315.370.600.97074640686.374.285.3277.7716.892.1714.76.1740.4
    1979Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1426ofL-S-E-P915861911720139639130945797408416.325.381.596.97768836984.372.271.3308.2814.101.7015.95.6741.8
    1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1427ofL-S-E-P10124504811482262486833087413516.294.336.504.84054225452.280.210.3135.5416.052.9021.04.4335.1
    1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1428ofL-S-E-P11108451511281811762223476307314.284.333.441.77449519936.233.157.3046.8715.352.2426.53.4328.1
    1982Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1429ofL-S-E-P12145573861772452497015598703629.309.375.494.86963828353.279.185.3378.6215.361.7823.93.7629.9
    1983Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1430ofL-S-E-P13155626901913413912602521026051031.305.361.550.91168934474.324.245.3107.5514.801.9616.05.6638.7
    1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1431ofL-S-E-P1415965798184257281224044102106836.280.323.467.79070830760.260.187.2936.2114.412.3223.53.9532.6
    1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1432ofL-S-E-P151405468515920327103205175209535.291.349.487.83660826650.293.196.2918.3912.341.4720.24.4431.5
    1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1433ofL-S-E-P161576189820039220110016278409519.324.384.490.87469330361.265.166.3408.9511.261.2630.92.8930.5
    1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1434ofL-S-E-P17108404661121401362114577703322.277.357.408.76545916527.243.131.3129.8016.781.7131.12.8324.1
    1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1435dhL-S-E-P18135485571281831572114889306218.264.330.406.73654219736.241.142.2928.8616.421.8532.32.7728.1
    1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1436dhL-S-E-P1956209224910232810133910504.234.276.344.6202287215.177.110.2675.7017.113.0069.71.3230.6
    MLB Totals (16 yrs)2089822512492452373793821451583467014236459477315.298.352.502.85490584129834.288.204.3187.4015.712.1221.54.2234.0
    American League Totals (16 yrs)2089822512492452373793821451583467014236459477315.298.352.502.85490584129834.288.204.3187.4015.712.1221.54.2234.0
    Minor League Totals436160425649377267831020016034300000.307.370.534.9041764856181.339.227.3519.0719.442.1420.64.4236.7
    Minor: A- Totals6022334579552780165100000.256.305.408.7132399119.260.152.3116.6921.343.1944.62.0933.3
    Minor: A+ Totals1304918014320131787705810800000.291.366.489.85554924050.330.198.34410.5619.671.8628.93.1035.0
    Minor: AA Totals11942366134254279330459300000.317.382.586.96846824856.383.269.3539.6219.872.0715.75.7741.8
    Minor: AAA Totals127467761592342910320419100000.340.394.593.98750827756.345.253.3758.0717.912.2216.15.7135.2
    Boston Red Sox Totals (16 yrs)2089822512492452373793821451583467014236459477315.298.352.502.85490584129834.288.204.3187.4015.712.1221.54.2234.0
    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
    1974Boston Red SoxALMLB21OF300.0401054.8001.300.001.912.58
    1974Boston Red SoxALMLB21DH1600.0000000.0000.000.009.966.73
    1975Boston Red SoxALMLB22OF9000.01626001681681.0001.900.0056.362.53
    1975Boston Red SoxALMLB22DH5400.0000000.0000.000.0033.837.51
    1976Boston Red SoxALMLB23OF9800.0199870214207.9672.100.0060.564.13
    1976Boston Red SoxALMLB23DH5400.0000000.0000.000.0033.335.31
    1977Boston Red SoxALMLB24OF4400.0834419187.9562.000.0027.327.56
    1977Boston Red SoxALMLB24DH11600.0000000.0000.000.0072.072.51
    1978Boston Red SoxALMLB25OF11400.02451331261258.9892.300.0069.969.93
    1978Boston Red SoxALMLB25DH4900.0000000.0000.000.0030.130.11
    1979Boston Red SoxALMLB26OF12500.0241841253249.9842.000.0078.179.13
    1979Boston Red SoxALMLB26DH3300.0000000.0000.000.0020.620.93
    1980Boston Red SoxALMLB27OF10900.02331032246243.9882.200.0068.187.93
    1980Boston Red SoxALMLB27DH1500.0000000.0000.000.009.412.13
    1981Boston Red SoxALMLB28OF10800.0237930249246.9882.300.00100.0100.01
    1982Boston Red SoxALMLB29OF14500.02731093292283.9692.000.0089.5100.02
    1983Boston Red SoxALMLB30OF15100.03392165366360.9842.400.0093.297.41
    1983Boston Red SoxALMLB30DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.52.68
    1984Boston Red SoxALMLB31OF15700.03361243352348.9892.200.0096.998.72
    1984Boston Red SoxALMLB31DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.33
    1985Boston Red SoxALMLB32OF13000.0236891253244.9641.900.0080.292.92
    1985Boston Red SoxALMLB32DH700.0000000.0000.000.004.35.03
    1986Boston Red SoxALMLB33OF15600.03301680354346.9772.200.0096.999.41
    1986Boston Red SoxALMLB33DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.64
    1987Boston Red SoxALMLB34OF9400.01551242171167.9771.800.0058.087.02
    1987Boston Red SoxALMLB34DH1200.0000000.0000.000.007.411.14
    1988Boston Red SoxALMLB35OF1900.0300103130.9681.600.0011.714.17
    1988Boston Red SoxALMLB35DH11200.0000000.0000.000.0069.183.01
    1989Boston Red SoxALMLB36DH5500.0000000.0000.000.0034.098.22
    MLB Totals - (OF)1543003103137661933063240.9802.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)53000000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    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
    1974MLB---------316
    1975MLB---------9054
    1976MLB---------9854
    1977MLB---------44116
    1978MLB---------11449
    1979MLB---------12533
    1980MLB---------10915
    1981MLB---------108-
    1982MLB---------145-
    1983MLB---------1514
    1984MLB---------1572
    1985MLB---------1307
    1986MLB---------1561
    1987MLB---------9412
    1988MLB---------19112
    1989MLB----------55
    Totals---------1543530