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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Leroy Thomas
Stat Years
1961-1968  [mlb] 1961-1968
6-2 / 198
Left / Right
OF (485) ... 1B (425)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
1936-02-05 in Peoria, Illinois   [85.296]
High School
William Beaumont (St. Louis,MO)
Signed as undrafted free agent by the New York Yankees in 1954
Signing Scouts
Lou Maguolo
MLB Debut
1961-04-22 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.077)
Service Time
ANA [4] BOS [2] CHN [2] NYA [1] ATL [1] HOU [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18839 ... retro id: thoml103 ... mlbam id: 123252
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed65Power58Contact81XBH51RBIs68Runs46Hitting63Durability79Team.480Ratings Explained
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Jobs in Baseball

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlJob DescriptionWLWpctOverallRankGBLPlayoffs
    1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBThird Base Coach7581.481---421.5dnq
    1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBHitting Coach7983.488---411.0dnq
    1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBFarm Director8478.519---312.5dnq
    1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBFarm Director10161.623---1-Lost World Series (Cardinals)
    1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBFarm Director7982.491---328.5dnq
    1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBFarm Director9567.586---1-Lost World Series (Twins)
    1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBFarm Director7686.469---525.0dnq
    1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBGeneral Manager6795.414---626.0dnq
    1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBGeneral Manager7785.475---418.0dnq
    1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBGeneral Manager7884.481---320.0dnq
    1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBGeneral Manager7092.432---626.0dnq
    1993Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBGeneral Manager9765.599---1-Lost World Series (Blue Jays)
    1994Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBGeneral Manager5461.470---420.5dnq
    1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBGeneral Manager6975.479---321.0dnq
    1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBGeneral Manager6795.414---529.0dnq
    1997Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBGeneral Manager6894.420---533.0dnq
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLBSpecial Asst to GM9270.568---222.0Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
    1999Boston Red SoxALMLBSpecial Asst to GM9468.580---24.0Lost ALCS (Yankees)
    2000Boston Red SoxALMLBSpecial Asst to GM8577.525---22.5dnq
    2001Boston Red SoxALMLBSpecial Asst to GM8279.509---213.5dnq
    2002Boston Red SoxALMLBSpecial Asst to GM9369.574---210.5dnq
    2003Boston Red SoxALMLBSpecial Asst to GM9567.586---26.0Lost ALCS (Yankees)
    2004Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBPro Scout6794.416---637.5dnq
    2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBPro Scout8181.500---319.0dnq
    2006Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBPro Scout7587.463---48.5dnq
    2007Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBPro Scout8379.512---22.0dnq
    2008Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBPro Scout9072.556---27.5Lost in NLDS (Philadelphia)
    2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBSpecial Asst to Exec VP6993.426---528.0dnq
    2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBSpecial Asst to Exec VP9369.574---22.0Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
    2013Baltimore OriolesALMLBSpecial Asst to Exec VP8577.525---412.0dnq
    2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBSpecial Asst to Exec VP9666.593---1-Lost in ALCS (Royals)
    2015Baltimore OriolesALMLBSpecial Asst to Exec VP8181.500---312.0dnq
    2016Baltimore OriolesALMLBSpecial Asst to Exec VP8973.549---24.0Lost AL Wild-Card Game (Blue Jays)
    2017Baltimore OriolesALMLBSpecial Asst to Exec VP7587.463---518.0dnq
    2018Baltimore OriolesALMLBSpecial Asst to Exec VP47115.290---561.0dnq
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    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 Job Description Title of the role within baseball. W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) Overall Drafted Overall or College Team Overall Record Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 Playoffs Playoff participation description.