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Jerry RoysterTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1971-1988 MLB Years: 1973-1988
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Positions3B-634, 2B-416, SS-187, OF-153, DH-4Position when Drafted3B-2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJeron Kennis Royster
Height6-0Weight165BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 18,1952 [65.342]PlaceSacramento,California
High SchoolSacramento Charter (Sacramento,CA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1970 by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
MLB DebutAugust 14,1973 [20.300]
OrganizationsATL [10] LAN [5] SDN [2] CHA [1] NYA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17423Retrosheet IDroysj001MLBAM ID121520
RelationshipsUncle of Ryan Royster
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (3B) in 1976
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed81Power41Contact64XBH45RBIs36Runs57Hitting51Durability43Team.504Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971Daytona BeachFSLA+-1811137168100137842000000000.270.270.407.67715128371.253.137.137.3030.000.000.002.1646.3828.00
1971BakersfieldCalifA+-18720221002000000000.100.100.150.2503120.100.050.050.1120.000.000.000.000.0050.00
1971Totals for A+-A+         11839170102147844000000000.261.261.394.65515429391.245.133.133.2940.000.000.002.0548.8828.43
1972El PasoTexAA-19127479891232831859000000000.257.257.441.69821149479.228.184.184.3160.000.000.003.7626.6139.84
1973AlbuquerquePCLAAA-20122463781402411668000000000.302.302.441.74320441463.293.139.138.3310.000.000.001.3077.1729.29
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan83b201019140002100500000.211.211.211.4224019.286.000.053.1920.0026.320.000.000.000.00
1974AlbuquerquePCLAAA-21125458691261911065000000000.275.275.386.66117730458.259.111.111.3000.000.000.002.1845.8023.81
1975AlbuquerquePCLAAA-22133487911623171065000000000.333.333.487.82023748487.319.154.154.3690.000.000.002.0548.7029.63
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan8of-2b221336292101101300001.250.270.361.63113337.273.111.167.2862.708.113.000.000.0033.33
1976Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl43b2314953365132131545241352531145411.248.313.304.61716219605.265.056.174.2898.608.761.020.83106.6014.39
1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl133b-ss24140445649610262828103867161311.216.278.288.56612818491.241.072.198.2587.7413.651.761.2274.1718.75
1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl12b-ss25140529671371782352717564938429.259.331.333.66417627600.280.074.198.3069.338.170.880.33264.5019.71
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl13b-2b26154601103164256351358625906708.273.337.349.68621034676.295.076.225.3149.178.730.950.44200.3320.73
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl12b-3b2712339242951751202213374814116.242.309.319.62812523435.273.077.194.2898.5111.031.300.23392.0024.21
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl13b-2b286493131941097571404102.204.257.269.526255105.238.065.161.2456.6713.332.000.000.0026.32
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl13b291082614377132225146223625313.295.351.383.73410017293.332.088.203.3317.5112.291.640.68130.5022.08
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl13b-2b309126832631033301172835052212.235.305.328.6338816303.259.093.213.2889.2411.551.250.9989.3325.40
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl12b-3b3181227224713212164154112218.207.257.295.5526716247.246.088.163.2506.0716.602.730.40227.0034.04
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32b3290249317013253165323113216.281.363.410.77310220287.302.129.261.34711.1510.800.971.7449.8028.57
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33b33118257316612052635324506336.257.336.362.6989317298.290.105.222.31310.7415.101.411.6851.4025.76
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha13b3455154253711072321192812212.240.324.448.7726918178.248.208.338.33410.6715.731.473.9322.0048.65
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya463b3418421152004214401003.357.413.405.81817247.395.048.167.3698.518.511.000.000.0013.33
1971Totals for AL-AL         73196265213072742233213215.265.342.439.7818620225.283.174.301.35310.2214.221.393.1128.0038.46
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl4of356810281830010061603012.176.222.206.428213111.209.030.088.1965.4114.412.670.000.0016.67
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter1428420855210491653340352189954115341169332090.249.315.333.64814002384732.275.084.203.0008.6911.281.300.85105.2022.69
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter62522783976531162952301000000000.287.287.432.7199831972278.270.145.145.0000.000.000.002.2843.8130.17
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3801408238428741926198000000000.304.304.439.7436181191408.291.135.135.0000.000.000.001.8554.1527.80
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter127479891232831859000000000.257.257.441.69821149479.228.184.184.0000.000.000.003.7626.6139.84
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11839170102147844000000000.261.261.394.65515429391.245.133.133.0000.000.000.002.0548.8828.43
Atlanta Braves Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter11183451459848125302326517483323418957261572.246.310.319.62911021783866.272.073.194.0008.3510.811.290.59150.0420.99
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2085066213625210579106476195412.269.349.385.73419537585.296.116.241.00010.9412.991.191.7150.6027.21
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter55154253711072321192812212.240.324.448.7726918178.248.208.338.00010.6715.731.473.9322.0048.65
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter29555132103201800001.236.250.309.55917356.277.073.127.0001.7914.298.000.000.0023.08
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter18421152004214401003.357.413.405.81817247.395.048.167.0008.518.511.000.000.0013.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624776311919454021114761184210.249.315.333.64815927537.275.084.203.0008.6911.281.300.85105.2022.69
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625901031693081378000000000.287.287.432.71925551590.270.145.145.0000.000.000.002.2843.8130.17

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan203B6-46214311916.8422.670.35-----1060.03.7
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan202B1-11---111.0001.001.00-----1010.00.6
1974Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan21OF1---1--111.0001.00------616.70.6
1974Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan212B1---2--221.0002.00------616.70.6
1974Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan213B1---------------616.70.6
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan22OF7--6---661.0000.86------1353.84.3
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan222B4--511-316161.0004.00------1330.82.5
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan223B3--142175.7141.67------1323.11.9
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan22SS1---------------137.70.6
1976Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl233B148--1563061835480462.9633.12------14999.391.4
1976Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23SS2--241-76.8573.00------1491.31.2
1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl243B56--467666128122.9532.18------14040.034.6
1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24SS51--601061520181166.9173.25------14036.431.5
1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl242B38--7685714168161.9584.24------14027.123.5
1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24OF1---------------1400.70.6
1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl252B75--1861931039389379.9745.05------14053.646.3
1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25SS60--981831327294281.9564.68------14042.937.0
1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl253B1---------------1400.70.6
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl263B80--911811512287272.9483.40------15451.950.0
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl262B77--170224750401394.9835.12------15450.048.1
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl272B49--1081291330250237.9484.84------12339.830.4
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl273B48--1537-152521.0001.08------12339.029.8
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27OF41--72-517772.9351.76------12333.325.5
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl283B24--1523224038.9501.58------6437.522.6
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl282B13--2028275048.9603.69------6420.312.3
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl293B62--3151538782.9431.32------10857.438.3
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29OF25--392214341.9531.64------10823.115.4
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl292B16--2134385855.9483.44------10814.89.9
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29SS10--1425184039.9753.90------1089.36.2
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl303B47--26686510094.9402.00------9151.629.0
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl302B26--42511179493.9893.58------9128.616.0
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30OF18--25-1-2625.9621.39------9119.811.1
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30SS13--1937275856.9664.31------9114.38.0
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl312B29--5195415150146.9735.03------8135.817.9
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl313B17--14192-3533.9431.94------8121.010.5
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl31SS16--2047377067.9574.19------8119.89.9
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl31OF11--141-115151.0001.36------8113.66.8
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn322B58--112165733284277.9754.78------9064.435.8
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn323B29--1324113837.9741.28------9032.217.9
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32SS7--425-329291.0004.14------907.84.3
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32OF2--1---111.0000.50------902.21.2
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn333B59--258389116108.9311.83------11850.036.4
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33SS24--1946276765.9702.71------11820.314.8
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn332B21--3937478076.9503.62------11817.813.0
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33OF7--4---441.0000.57------1185.94.3
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha343B30--2241246563.9692.10------5554.518.5
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya343B13--416222220.9091.54------1872.28.0
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34OF13--221--23231.0001.77------5523.68.0
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha342B5--125-117171.0003.40------559.13.1
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34DH4---------------557.32.5
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya34SS1--16-1771.0007.00------185.60.6
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya34OF1---------------185.60.6
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya342B1--56-111111.00011.00------185.60.6
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl35OF26--452--47471.0001.81------6838.216.3
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl353B10--47111211.9171.10------6814.76.3
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl352B2---1--111.0000.50------682.91.3
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl35SS2---1--111.0000.50------682.91.3
MLB Totals for 3B - 16 season(s)-   3B634-46465950738314881415.9512.2330.76-----6340.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 15 season(s)-   2B416-184810665822519721914.9714.601,914.00-----4160.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 11 season(s)-   SS187--2374803780754717.9513.83------1870.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 11 season(s)-   OF153--228783243235.9671.54------1530.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH4---------------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan20---1-6-----
1974Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan21---1-1---1-
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan22---413---7-
1976Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23----2148-----
1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24---385156---1-
1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25---75601-----
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26---77-80-----
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27---49-48---41-
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28---13-24-----
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29---161062---25-
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30---261347---18-
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl31---291617---11-
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32---58729---2-
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33---212459---7-
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34---5-30---134
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya34---1113---1-
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl35---2210---26-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1982Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB29311020000000200000.182.182.182.3642011.222.000.0000.0018.180.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs311020000000200000.182.182.182.3642011.222.000.0000.0018.180.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1989Gulf Coast Dodgers GCLRkMinorlan36Manager634023.635--1 Lost in Finals
1990Yakima BearsNwstA-Minorlan37Manager763640.47413.02 
1991Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+Minorlan38Manager1317952.603--1 Lost in 1st Round
1992San Antonio MissionsTexAAMinorlan39Manager1366274.45611.03 
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol40Third Base Coach1626795.41437.06Don Baylor
1995Memphis ChicksSouAAMinorsdn42Manager1426874.47914.54 Lost in Semi-Finals
1996Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAMinorsdn43Manager1407367.521--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
1997Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAMinorsdn44Manager1415685.39731.05 
1998Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAMinorsdn45Manager1427072.4938.53 
2000Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBMLBmil47Bench Coach1627389.45122.03Dave Lopes
2001Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBMLBmil48Bench Coach1626894.42025.04Dave Lopes
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBMLBmil49Bench Coach16256106.34641.06Dave Lopes,Jerry Royster-
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBMLBmil49Manager16256106.34641.06 -
2005Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAMinorlan52Manager1435786.39922.54 
2006Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAMinorlan53Manager1446777.46524.03 -
2012Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos59Third Base Coach1626993.42626.05Bobby Valentine
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-05-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1988-04-04Released by Yankees. 
1987-08-26TradeTraded by White Sox with Mike Soper to Yankees for Jeff Pries and Ken Patterson. 
1987-01-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-01-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1984-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1975-11-17TradeTraded by Dodgers with Lee Lacy, Tom Paciorek and Jimmy Wynn to Braves for Ed Goodson and Dusty Baker. 
1970-08-21ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
* 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
1985San Diego PadresTeam Payroll32325,000-3161248370,78060,000325,000
1986San Diego PadresTeam Payroll33362,500-3051357386,34760,000687,500
1987New York YankeesTeam Payroll34260,000-3032057344,90660,000947,500
1987Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll34260,000-303657344,90660,000947,500
1988Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll35275,000-3281553392,10762,5001,222,500
* 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