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Jimmie SchafferTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1961-1968 MLB Years: 1961-1968
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PositionsC-278Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJimmie Ronald Schaffer
Height5-9Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 5,1936 [82.106]PlaceLimeport,Pennsylvania
High SchoolCoopersburg (Coopersburg,PA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1955 by the St. Louis Cardinals.
MLB DebutMay 20,1961 [25.045]
OrganizationsCHN [2] PHI [2] SLN [2] CHA [1] CIN [1] NYN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17626Retrosheet IDschaj104MLBAM ID121762
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed40Power59Contact41XBH67RBIs45Runs33Hitting47Durability24Team.496Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4c25681531539701160092914015.255.301.320.621498167.309.065.124.2815.3917.373.220.60153.0020.51
1962St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4c26706671621061061601102.242.301.303.60420374.314.061.167.2778.1121.622.670.000.0018.75
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn5c275714217347071900113500026.239.294.437.7316214153.270.198.275.3217.1922.883.184.5820.2941.18
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn5c2854122925612924171710046.205.307.320.627399140.223.115.238.27712.1412.141.001.4361.0036.00
1965Chicago White SoxALMLBcha18c291731263101003400003.194.265.355.62011434.222.161.258.2778.8211.761.330.000.0066.67
1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn17c2924370520000011500002.135.158.189.3477238.227.054.081.1572.6339.4715.000.000.0040.00
1965Totals for MLB-MLB         416821151010041900005.162.208.265.47318672.224.103.162.2145.5626.394.750.000.0054.55
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34c30815221014001700000.133.188.400.5886216.143.267.333.2596.2543.757.006.2515.00100.00
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21c3122100000001100010.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.00033.3333.331.000.000.000.00
1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25c3246010001000300000.167.167.167.334106.333.000.000.1510.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter3045745312828311563449127251824.223.286.340.62619542631.268.117.200.0007.7720.132.591.7452.1832.81
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1112642659131928242852100612.223.300.383.68310123293.246.160.258.0009.5617.751.863.0729.3338.98
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13821922559112210154515117.251.301.315.6166911241.310.064.137.0006.2218.673.000.41219.0020.00
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter24370520000011500002.135.158.189.3477238.227.054.081.0002.6339.4715.000.000.0040.00
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1731263101003400003.194.265.355.62011434.222.161.258.0008.8211.761.330.000.0066.67
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1017321014002800010.118.211.353.5646219.125.235.353.00010.5342.114.005.2617.00100.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter46010001000300000.167.167.167.334106.333.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623062868152630222668131413.223.286.340.62610422336.268.117.200.0007.7720.132.591.7452.1832.81

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1961St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25C68--2442316268267.9963.93-----668100.044.2
1962St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26C69--1341011145144.9932.09-----17098.642.6
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27C54--2312313255254.9964.70-----25794.733.3
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28C43--1431951167162.9703.77-----55479.626.5
1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn29C21--6012-6361.9682.90------2487.513.0
1965Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29C14--507-257571.0004.07-----11782.48.6
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30C6--173112120.9523.33------875.03.7
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31C1--5---551.0005.00------250.00.6
1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32C2--4---441.0002.00------450.01.2
MLB Totals for C - 8 season(s)-   C278--888861114985974.9893.50-----152780.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1961St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25-68---------
1962St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26-69---------
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27-54---------
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28-43---------
1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn29-21---------
1965Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29-14---------
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30-6---------
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31-1---------
1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32-2---------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1977Charlotte O'sSouAAMinorbal41Manager1406971.4938.54 
1978Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex42Assistant Coach1628775.5375.02Billy Hunter,Pat Corrales
1979Tulsa DrillersTexAAMinortex43Manager1335875.43618.04 
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca44Bullpen Coach1629765.599--1Jim FreyLost World Series (Phillies)
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca45Bullpen Coach1035053.48511.04Jim Frey,Dick HowserLost in 1st Round (Athletics)
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca46Bullpen Coach1629072.5563.02Dick Howser
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca47Bullpen Coach1627983.48820.02Dick Howser
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca48Bullpen Coach1628478.519--1Dick HowserLost ALCS (Tigers)
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca49Bullpen Coach1629171.562--1Dick HowserWon World Series (Cardinals)
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca50Bullpen Coach1627686.46916.03Mike Ferraro,Dick Howser
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca51Bullpen Coach1628379.5122.02Billy Gardner,John Wathan
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca52Bullpen Coach1618477.52219.53John Wathan
1989Hagerstown SunsEastAAMinorbal53Manager1396772.48224.54 
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1970-09-20Released by Orioles. 
1970-04-09Purchased by Orioles from Dodgers. 
1969-03-30TradeTraded by Reds to Dodgers for Ted Savage. 
1966-02-22TradeTraded by Mets with Wayne Graham and Bobby Klaus to Phillies for Dick Stuart. 
1965-07-08TradeTraded by White Sox to Mets for Frank Lary. 
1964-12-01TradeTraded by Cubs to White Sox for Frank Baumann. 
1962-10-17TradeTraded by Cardinals with Lindy McDaniel and Larry Jackson to Cubs for Moe Thacker, Don Cardwell and George Altman. 
1955-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
* 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.