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Current Status
Retired on 2014-08-02
High Level
Proper Name
James Howard Thome
Stat Years
1990-2012  [mlb] 1991-2012
Height/Weight
6-4 / 220
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
1B (1105) ... 3B (846) ... DH (817) ... SS (40)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
1970-08-27 in Peoria, Illinois   [49.279]
High School
Limestone Community (Bartonville,IL)
Colleges
Illinois Central College (East Peoria, Illinois)
Draft
Selected by the Cleveland Indians in Round #13 (#333 overall) of the 1989 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Tom Couston
MLB Debut
1991-09-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.008)
Service Time
20.042 (2012)
Organizations
CLE [14] PHI [4] CHA [4] MIN [2] LAN [1] BAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 395 ... retro id: thomj002 ... mlbam id: 123272
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1990Burlington IndiansAppRkcle-193b---134118314471123463271840030.373.503.7541.2571498920.636.381.36418.1212.080.679.88.0545.5
    1990Kinston IndiansCaroA+cle-193b---13311719364141641242610100.308.427.462.889143549.385.154.36416.7818.181.0829.22.8025.0
    1991Canton/Akron IndiansEastAAcle15203b---284294479920254582445840340.337.426.469.89534513827.303.132.40212.7516.811.3258.81.4527.3
    1991Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-203b---24115120437322800122900300.285.331.411.7421666212.205.126.3337.2317.472.4275.51.2027.9
    1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle6,25203bL-S-E-P2279872542191151610014.255.298.367.665104367.163.112.2964.8115.383.2098.00.9628.0
    1992Canton/Akron IndiansEastAAcle-213b---33010716369211402243010033.336.462.486.9481325212.355.150.46118.1822.731.25107.00.7633.3
    1992Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-213b---312481115412140061610010.313.400.563.96355277.375.250.43310.9129.092.6724.03.6446.7
    1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25213bL-S-E-P3401178243121220103420223.205.275.299.574131356.197.094.2657.6325.953.4058.51.5325.0
    1993Charlotte KnightsILAAAcle-223b---4115410851362142510213769470480.332.441.5851.02649724050.434.253.37615.2918.911.2416.45.0336.8
    1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25223bL-S-E-P447154284111072221293640513.266.385.474.8591927318.403.208.29315.1018.751.2422.03.6543.9
    1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25233bL-S-E-P59832158862012052334684011511.268.359.523.88236916841.399.255.30312.4722.761.8316.05.4247.7
    1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25243bL-S-E-P6137452921422932573439711350338.314.438.558.99655725257.460.244.36917.4120.291.1618.14.4940.1
    1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25253bL-S-E-P71515051221572853811622123141602813.311.450.6121.06263630971.545.301.36319.3422.171.1513.35.9745.2
    1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25261bL-S-E-P8147496104142250401021112014630899.286.423.5791.00262728765.534.293.32119.1423.291.2212.46.3845.8
    1998Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25271bL-S-E-P9123440891293423085108914140487.293.413.584.99753725766.495.291.36316.5726.261.5814.75.5951.2
    1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25281bL-S-E-P101464941011372723310800127171404136.277.426.540.96662926762.520.263.35420.1927.191.3515.05.2545.3
    2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25291bL-S-E-P11158557106150331371061011817140548.269.398.531.92968429671.476.262.31917.2525.001.4515.15.4147.3
    2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25301bL-S-E-P121565261011532614912401111185403149.291.416.6241.04064432876.542.333.35317.2428.731.6710.77.6149.7
    2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25311bL-S-E-P131474801011461925211812122139506185.304.445.6771.12261332573.625.373.31919.9022.681.149.28.4850.0
    2003Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25321bL-S-E-P141595781111543034713103111182405115.266.385.573.95869833180.493.307.30215.9026.071.6412.36.7352.0
    2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25331bL-S-E-P151435089713928142105021041442042610.274.396.581.97761829571.508.307.29816.8323.301.3812.16.8051.1
    2005Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+phi-34dh---16512240013006100000.333.556.5831.1391871.750.250.30033.335.560.1712.05.5625.0
    2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25341bL-S-E-P165919326407073000455920245.207.360.352.7122426814.378.145.25618.6024.381.3127.62.8935.0
    2006Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2535dhL-S-E-P171434901081412604210900107147607124.288.416.5981.01461029368.529.310.32117.5424.101.3711.76.8948.2
    2007Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-36dh---18514231005006300021.214.450.286.7362041.500.072.27330.0015.000.500.00.0033.3
    2007Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25,4236dhL-S-E-P1813043279119190359601951346031110.275.410.563.97353624354.505.288.31617.7225.001.4112.36.5345.4
    2008Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2537dhL-S-E-P191495039312328034901091147404917.245.362.503.86560225362.441.258.27315.1224.421.6214.85.6550.4
    2009Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2538dhL-S-E-P2010734555861502374006911600338.249.372.493.86541717038.443.244.30116.5527.821.6815.05.5244.2
    2009Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2538dhL-S-E-P201717040003000700000.235.235.235.4701740.000.000.4000.0041.180.000.00.000.0
    2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2539dhL-S-E-P211082764878162255900608220248.283.412.6271.03934017343.562.344.31017.6524.121.3711.07.3555.1
    2011Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2540dhL-S-E-P22712062150120124000356900135.243.351.476.8272429824.403.233.30214.4628.511.9717.24.9648.0
    2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2540dhL-S-E-P22227111214031000112300011.296.390.479.86982347.338.183.40013.4128.052.0923.73.6633.3
    2012Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+phi-41dh---23310352004003200000.500.615.7001.3151372.500.200.62523.0815.380.670.00.0040.0
    2012Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2541dhL-S-E-P233062915205150082110012.242.338.516.85471327.403.274.27811.2729.582.6312.47.0446.7
    2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2541dhL-S-E-P23281018265031000144000024.257.348.396.744115408.277.139.39712.1734.782.8633.72.6130.8
    MLB Totals (25 yrs)254384221583232845126612169919201747254869174173165.276.402.554.9561031346671089.485.278.32216.9424.711.4613.85.9346.8
    American League Totals (20 yrs)213570641340197638422511141519151479213560163131143.280.406.557.96386673937917.488.277.32717.0624.631.4413.85.9046.4
    National League Totals (5 yrs)40813582433526741012840526841390114222.259.382.538.9201646730172.472.279.29416.2825.091.5413.46.1448.9
    Minor League Totals3621281236421751452265191122827718011214.329.434.531.9651538680141.386.202.38314.8218.011.2124.63.3833.5
    Minor: Rk Totals34118314471123463271840030.373.503.7541.2571498920.636.381.36418.1212.080.679.88.0545.5
    Minor: A+ Totals4113924456152341332910100.324.454.489.9431746812.424.165.37718.9716.670.8827.82.8726.7
    Minor: AA Totals1144016313529465984688850373.337.436.474.91047719039.317.137.41614.2618.451.2966.81.2628.9
    Minor: AAA Totals1736231181973382914913100142807111.316.413.535.94873833370.376.219.36613.5519.241.4221.53.9335.5
    Cleveland Indians Totals (13 yrs)13994711928135326320337937181410081400421438787.287.414.566.98058052667620.494.279.33717.3624.121.3914.05.8145.8
    Chicago White Sox Totals (4 yrs)529177033546988013436911362544160173539.265.391.542.9332165959222.481.277.30216.7225.131.5013.26.1947.3
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (4 yrs)39113412433486741012810526840690114222.260.384.541.9251629726172.478.281.29216.4524.921.5113.36.2049.4
    Minnesota Twins Totals (2 yrs)1794826912828237990095151203713.266.387.562.94958227167.494.296.30616.3225.951.5913.06.3652.3
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (1 yrs)281018265031000144000024.257.348.396.744115408.277.139.39712.1734.782.8633.72.6130.8
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)1717040003000700000.235.235.235.4701740.000.000.4000.0041.180.000.00.000.0
    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
    1989Gulf Coast Indians GCLRk183B1700.01429725043.8602.500.0027.00.02
    1989Gulf Coast Indians GCLRk18SS4000.0511151416180166.9224.200.0063.50.01
    1990Burlington IndiansAppRk193B3300.02879116118107.9073.200.0045.897.11
    1990Kinston IndiansCaroA+193B3300.01066858476.9052.300.0024.4100.02
    1991Canton/Akron IndiansEastAA203B8200.0411671711225208.9242.500.0058.697.61
    1991Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA203B4000.0288465118112.9492.800.0028.897.62
    1991Cleveland IndiansALMLB203B2700.01260868072.9002.700.0016.7100.03
    1992Canton/Akron IndiansEastAA213B2300.01135435046.9202.000.0016.776.73
    1992Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA213B1100.0920833729.7842.600.007.891.74
    1992Cleveland IndiansALMLB213B4000.021611139382.8822.100.0024.7100.02
    1993Charlotte KnightsILAAA223B11400.0672261518308293.9512.600.0080.999.11
    1993Cleveland IndiansALMLB223B4700.02986610121115.9502.400.0029.0100.02
    1994Cleveland IndiansALMLB233B9400.0621731512250235.9402.500.0083.295.91
    1995Cleveland IndiansALMLB243B13400.0752141622305289.9482.200.0093.197.81
    1995Cleveland IndiansALMLB24DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.70.711
    1996Cleveland IndiansALMLB253B15000.0862621724365348.9532.300.0093.299.31
    1996Cleveland IndiansALMLB25DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.711
    1997Cleveland IndiansALMLB261B14500.01233951012313381328.9939.200.0090.198.61
    1998Cleveland IndiansALMLB271B11700.099885109710931083.9919.300.0072.295.11
    1998Cleveland IndiansALMLB27DH600.0000000.0000.000.003.74.94
    1999Cleveland IndiansALMLB281B11100.09308369310191013.9949.100.0068.576.01
    1999Cleveland IndiansALMLB28DH3600.0000000.0000.000.0022.224.71
    2000Cleveland IndiansALMLB291B1060923.0830915101926921.9958.701.0065.467.11
    2000Cleveland IndiansALMLB29DH4800.0000000.0000.000.0029.630.41
    2001Cleveland IndiansALMLB301B14801,280.21176781010512641254.9928.500.9891.494.91
    2001Cleveland IndiansALMLB30DH600.0000000.0000.000.003.73.86
    2002Cleveland IndiansALMLB311B12801,109.11064751011811491139.9918.901.0379.087.11
    2002Cleveland IndiansALMLB31DH1800.0000000.0000.000.0011.112.22
    2003Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB321B1561551,361.2137386513214641459.9979.401.0796.398.11
    2003Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB32DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.31
    2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB331B1341341,179.2109084710311811174.9948.801.0082.793.71
    2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB33DH600.0000000.0000.000.003.74.21
    2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB341B5252436.0404300364344341.0008.301.0032.188.12
    2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB34DH500.0000000.0000.000.003.18.51
    2006Chicago White SoxALMLB351B3320.02100121211.0007.001.051.92.13
    2006Chicago White SoxALMLB35DH1361360.0000000.0000.000.0084.095.11
    2007Chicago White SoxALMLB361B118.06000661.0006.000.750.60.85
    2007Chicago White SoxALMLB36DH12300.0000000.0000.000.0075.994.61
    2008Chicago White SoxALMLB37DH13900.0000000.0000.000.0085.393.31
    2009Chicago White SoxALMLB38DH9800.0000000.0000.000.0060.591.61
    2010Minnesota TwinsALMLB39DH7800.0000000.0000.000.0048.172.21
    2011ClevelandALMLB403b100.0000000.0000.000.000.64.56
    2011MinnesotaALMLB40dh5900.0000000.0000.000.0036.483.11
    2011ClevelandALMLB40dh1900.0000000.0000.000.0011.786.43
    2012PhiladelphiaNLMLB411B4427.0352143837.9749.301.372.513.36
    2012BaltimoreALMLB41DH2700.0000000.0000.000.0016.796.42
    2012PhiladelphiaNLMLB41DH900.0000000.0000.000.005.630.01
    MLB Totals - (1B)11053496,34491607096491399339869.9948.901.560.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)49300285856737712141141.9402.300.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)8171360000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)165001043302926463434.9372.600.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (3B)10500522022114275254.9242.400.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (3B)33001066858476.9052.300.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (3B)500042108188168150.8933.000.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (SS)4000511151416180166.9224.200.000.00.00
    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
    1989Minor----1740-----
    1990Minor----66------
    1991MLB----27------
    1991Minor----122------
    1992MLB----40------
    1992Minor----34------
    1993MLB----47------
    1993Minor----114------
    1994MLB----94------
    1995MLB----134-----1
    1996MLB----150-----1
    1997MLB--145--------
    1998MLB--117-------6
    1999MLB--111-------36
    2000MLB--106-------48
    2001MLB--148-------6
    2002MLB--128-------18
    2003MLB--156-------2
    2004MLB--134-------6
    2005MLB--52-------5
    2006MLB--3-------136
    2007MLB--1-------123
    2008MLB----------139
    2009MLB----------98
    2010MLB----------78
    2011MLB----1-----78
    2012MLB--4-------36
    Totals--1105-84640----817