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Jim TraberTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1982-1989 MLB Years: 1984-1989
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Rated Prospect

Positions1B-621, OF-184, DH-65Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Joseph Traber
Height6-0Weight208BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateDecember 26,1961 [56.206]PlaceColumbus,Ohio
High SchoolWilde Lake (Columbia,MD)
CollegeOklahoma State University (Stillwater,OK)

DraftedSelected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 21st round (544th overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1985-BAL-#3
MLB DebutSeptember 21,1984 [22.269]
OrganizationsBAL [8] Awards0
TBC Player ID18986Retrosheet IDtrabj001MLBAM ID123429
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed52Power70Contact71XBH65RBIs80Runs47Hitting65Durability61Team.492Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1982Oklahoma StateCollegeJr1b20652255985162147520232100000.378.435.6531.08814732248.374.275.387.4759.278.470.915.6516.0737.65
1982Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-1b20612354176183963224203140210.323.383.540.92312730261.340.217.379.4057.6611.881.553.4526.1139.47
1982Hagerstown SunsCaroA+bal-of20726192002023100000.346.414.423.83711229.360.077.115.38110.343.450.330.000.0022.22
1982Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         682614285203965226233240210.326.386.529.91513832290.342.203.352.4037.9311.031.393.1029.0037.65
1983Hagerstown SunsCaroA+bal-1b211284497312322114792110758171480.274.383.421.80418937536.304.147.339.36113.9915.111.082.6132.0730.08
1984Hagerstown SunsCaroA+bal-1b22481653359150229143261900310.358.438.485.9238017194.388.127.352.41213.409.790.731.0382.5028.81
1984Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-1b227529650104172165684322722240.351.416.5841.00017335334.345.233.355.4389.588.080.844.7918.5033.65
1984Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         123461831633221885227584622550.354.424.549.97325352528.361.195.354.42810.988.710.793.4125.6131.90
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28dh221021350002002400101.238.292.238.5305024.278.000.095.2488.3316.672.000.000.000.00
1985Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-of2380279327413273732183630200.265.315.401.71611222302.282.136.204.3195.9611.922.002.3239.8629.73
1986Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-1b248732346901921255114213830760.279.322.461.78314933354.279.182.269.3365.9310.731.813.3926.9236.67
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal281b-dh2465212285470134400183150526.255.321.472.79310020240.237.217.302.3447.5012.921.725.4216.3137.04
1987Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-of-1b25127482691323132171674362547100.274.335.481.81623255541.273.207.295.3457.9511.461.443.8822.9541.67
1988Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-1b2638144174110062322131910000.285.348.479.8276916158.294.194.285.3708.2312.031.463.8024.0039.02
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal281b-dh26103352257860104512194211338.222.261.324.58511416376.224.102.153.2625.0511.172.212.6635.2020.51
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal281b278623414498042643194101317.209.266.295.5616912257.234.086.171.2577.3915.952.161.5658.5024.49
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter264819701862102711755581186212622.227.279.352.63128848897.232.125.195.0006.4713.152.033.0130.3325.81
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter65123993627081471387415873825131425727300.295.364.476.84011422472709.307.181.306.0009.2711.591.253.2127.5734.89
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter33212281643377374618622159515512416160.274.329.458.7875621261355.279.184.266.0007.0111.441.633.3926.7037.39
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7529650104172165684322722240.351.416.5841.00017335334.345.233.355.0009.588.080.844.7918.5033.65
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter18364010719139116110351510410171790.298.398.438.83628056759.330.140.333.00013.7013.310.972.1140.0029.32
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter612354176183963224203140210.323.383.540.92312730261.340.217.379.0007.6611.881.553.4526.1139.47
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter652255985162147520232100000.378.435.6531.08814732248.374.275.387.0009.278.470.915.6516.0737.65
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter264819701862102711755581186212622.227.279.352.63128848897.232.125.195.0006.4713.152.033.0130.3325.81
Average MLB - Per 162 games162503431141301772333672417414.227.279.352.63117729550.232.125.195.0006.4713.152.033.0130.3325.81
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625979017637322103229627862770.295.364.476.84028461674.307.181.306.0009.2711.591.253.2127.5734.89

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1982Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal201B59--54034744581574.9889.73------6196.785.5
1982Hagerstown Suns CaroA+bal20OF6--7---771.0001.17------785.74.4
1982Hagerstown Suns CaroA+bal201B1--5---551.0005.00------714.30.7
1983Hagerstown Suns CaroA+bal211B119--100654109610701060.9918.91------12893.087.5
1983Hagerstown Suns CaroA+bal21OF6--6---661.0001.00------1284.74.4
1984Hagerstown Suns CaroA+bal221B44--35230723389382.9828.68------4891.731.4
1984Hagerstown Suns CaroA+bal22OF8--9---991.0001.13------4816.75.7
1984Charlotte O's SouAAbal221B75--66344766714707.9909.43------75100.051.0
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22DH9---------------1090.05.6
1985Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal23OF43--6553-7370.9591.63------8053.830.9
1985Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal231B20--15517112173172.9948.60------8025.014.4
1986Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal241B65--55754265613611.9979.40------8774.747.1
1986Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal24OF21--3521-3837.9741.76------8724.115.2
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal241B29--22421328248245.9888.45------6544.617.9
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24DH21---------------6532.313.0
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24OF8--1922-2321.9132.63------6512.34.9
1987Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal25OF81--154351162157.9691.94------12763.858.3
1987Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal251B45--33724335364361.9928.02------12735.432.4
1988Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal261B38--34431526380375.9879.87------38100.027.0
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal261B57--45958551522517.9909.07------10355.335.4
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26DH30---------------10329.118.6
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26OF11--2211-2423.9582.09------10310.76.8
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal271B69--51454159569568.9988.23------8680.242.6
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27DH5---------------865.83.1
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B155--1197133913813391330.9938.58------1550.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH65---------------650.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF19--4133-4744.9362.32------190.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B168--13931261113815301519.9939.04------1680.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF145--2541091273264.9671.82------1450.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B75--66344766714707.9909.43------750.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B164--1363841711914641447.9888.82------1640.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF20--22---22221.0001.10------200.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B59--54034744581574.9889.73------590.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1982Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal20--59--------
1982Hagerstown Suns CaroA+bal20--1------6-
1983Hagerstown Suns CaroA+bal21--119------6-
1984Hagerstown Suns CaroA+bal22--44------8-
1984Charlotte O's SouAAbal22--75--------
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22----------9
1985Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal23--20------43-
1986Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal24--65------21-
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24--29------821
1987Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal25--45------81-
1988Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal26--38--------
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26--57------1130
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27--69-------5

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari39Broadcaster1629270.568--1Bob BrenlyWon World Series (Yankees)
2002Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari40Broadcaster1629864.605--1Bob BrenlyLost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
* 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
1989-11-30Released by Orioles. 
* 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
1986Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll2460,000-61440-386,34760,00060,000
1988Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll2680,000-5342124392,10762,500140,000
1989Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll2790,000-5221834429,80262,500230,000
* 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