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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Howard Sundberg
Stat Years
1973-1989  [mlb] 1974-1989
Height/Weight
6-0 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (1927) ... OF (3) ... DH (2)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
High School
Galesburg (Galesburg,IL)
Colleges
University of Iowa (Iowa City, Iowa)
Draft
Selected by the Texas Rangers in Round #1 (#2 overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Sec Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Joe Marchese
MLB Debut
1974-04-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.322)
Service Time
Organizations
TEX [12] KCA [2] CHN [2] MIL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18619 ... retro id: sundj001 ... mlbam id: 122983
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1973PittsfieldNYPLA-----22c---1912423972140540000000000.298.298.417.71524210119.000.119.0000.000.000.0048.42.0726.4
    1974Texas RangersALMLBtex1023cL-S-E-P213236845911333362462610172016.247.354.323.67744911919.239.076.28813.8113.590.98122.70.6720.9
    1975Texas RangersALMLBtex1024cL-S-E-P31554724594906363151774130016.199.283.256.53954012115.169.057.2269.4414.261.5178.71.1116.0
    1976Texas RangersALMLBtex1025cL-S-E-P414044833102242334003761092015.228.285.310.59549613929.165.082.2567.4612.301.65149.30.6028.4
    1977Texas RangersALMLBtex1026cL-S-E-P514945361132203665235377220508.291.365.389.75453317629.212.098.3369.9414.451.4575.51.1322.0
    1978Texas RangersALMLBtex1027cL-S-E-P614951854144236658256470334618.278.358.380.73859219735.220.102.30910.8111.821.0986.31.0124.3
    1979Texas RangersALMLBtex1228cL-S-E-P715049550136234564335151555517.275.345.368.71356118232.196.093.2959.099.091.0099.00.8923.5
    1980Texas RangersALMLBtex1029cL-S-E-P8151505591382411063226467165315.273.353.384.73758119435.238.111.29611.0211.531.0550.51.7225.4
    1981Texas RangersALMLBtex1030cL-S-E-P9102339429417232825504813365.277.369.366.73539612422.227.089.31312.6312.120.96113.00.7623.4
    1982Texas RangersALMLBtex1031cL-S-E-P10139470371182251047264957191211.251.322.383.70553018037.228.132.2679.2510.751.1647.01.8931.4
    1983Texas RangersALMLBtex1032cL-S-E-P11131378307614022804356427108.201.272.254.5264239616.135.053.2368.2715.131.83189.00.4721.0
    1984Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil833cL-S-E-P12110348439119474311386306325.261.332.399.73139513930.247.138.2999.6215.951.6649.71.7733.0
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca834cL-S-E-P131153673890124103502336714239.245.308.381.68940714026.221.136.2748.1116.462.0336.72.4628.9
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca835cL-S-E-P14140429419191124211579102317.212.303.322.62549113822.242.110.24011.6118.531.6035.82.4424.2
    1987Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1136cL-S-E-P15611399282041500194021033.201.306.302.608161426.237.101.25311.8024.842.1134.82.4821.4
    1988Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1137cL-S-E-P16245481310290081503101.241.333.370.70366203.278.129.28912.1222.731.8827.03.0323.1
    1988Texas RangersALMLBtex1037cL-S-E-P1638911326404130051703002.286.323.462.78599428.231.176.3145.0517.173.4022.84.0430.8
    1989Texas RangersALMLBtex1038cL-S-E-P17761471329712800233707103.197.304.299.6031784410.259.102.24812.9220.791.6173.51.1234.5
    MLB Totals (17 yrs)19626021621149324336956242037699963221183831159.248.327.348.67568982093374.213.100.28010.1313.961.3863.41.3825.0
    American League Totals (15 yrs)18775828604145224036896002037672908201143728155.249.327.348.67566712031365.212.099.28010.0713.611.3565.51.3325.1
    National League Totals (2 yrs)8519317413062400275524134.212.314.321.635227629.249.109.26311.8924.232.0432.22.6422.0
    Minor League Totals912423972140540000000000.298.298.417.71524210119.120.119.2830.000.000.0048.42.0726.4
    Minor: A- Totals912423972140540000000000.298.298.417.71524210119.120.119.2830.000.000.0048.42.0726.4
    Texas Rangers Totals (12 yrs)15124684482118020027604801833544687191022922134.252.330.345.67553781614287.206.093.28210.1212.771.2678.11.1224.3
    Kansas City Royals Totals (2 yrs)2557967918121522771390158165416.227.305.349.65489827848.232.122.25610.0217.591.7636.22.4526.5
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (1 yrs)110348439119474311386306325.261.332.399.73139513930.247.138.2999.6215.951.6649.71.7733.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (2 yrs)8519317413062400275524134.212.314.321.635227629.249.109.26311.8924.232.0432.22.6422.0
    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
    1974Texas RangersALMLB23C13201,094.172269815799791.9906.000.7282.5100.01
    1975Texas RangersALMLB24C15501,316.07911011711909892.9815.800.6895.7100.01
    1976Texas RangersALMLB25C14001,204.271996711822815.9915.800.6886.4100.01
    1977Texas RangersALMLB26C14901,214.0801103512909904.9946.100.7492.0100.01
    1978Texas RangersALMLB27C14801,294.276991314863860.9975.800.6691.499.31
    1978Texas RangersALMLB27DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.716
    1979Texas RangersALMLB28C15001,271.075475414833829.9955.500.6592.6100.01
    1980Texas RangersALMLB29C15101,301.08537677936929.9936.200.7193.8100.01
    1981Texas RangersALMLB30C980863.14645229518516.9965.300.6093.396.11
    1981Texas RangersALMLB30OF2011.01000111.0000.500.091.92.011
    1982Texas RangersALMLB31C13201,136.260769615682676.9915.100.5981.595.01
    1982Texas RangersALMLB31OF108.25000551.0005.000.610.60.711
    1983Texas RangersALMLB32C13101,056.26185652679674.9935.100.6480.9100.01
    1984Milwaukee BrewersALMLB33C1090900.25565536614611.9955.600.6867.799.11
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLB34C1120960.157241510618613.9925.500.6469.197.41
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLB35C13401,100.168646411736732.9955.500.6782.795.71
    1987Chicago CubsNLMLB36C570354.22733422309307.9945.400.8735.493.42
    1988Texas RangersALMLB37C360232.21419021501501.0004.200.6522.494.73
    1988Chicago CubsNLMLB37C200142.08870195951.0004.800.6712.383.33
    1989Texas RangersALMLB38C730457.13532733383380.9925.200.8345.196.12
    1989Texas RangersALMLB38DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.316
    MLB Totals - (C)1927015,896976710078114516.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)3019600012.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)200000000.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1974MLB-132---------
    1975MLB-155---------
    1976MLB-140---------
    1977MLB-149---------
    1978MLB-148--------1
    1979MLB-150---------
    1980MLB-151---------
    1981MLB-98-------2-
    1982MLB-132-------1-
    1983MLB-131---------
    1984MLB-109---------
    1985MLB-112---------
    1986MLB-134---------
    1987MLB-57---------
    1988MLB-56---------
    1989MLB-73--------1
    Totals-1927-------32