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Jim BibbyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1965-1984 MLB Years: 1972-1984
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-340, DH-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Blair Bibby
Height6-5Weight235BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 29,1944PlaceFranklinton,North Carolina
Death DateFebruary 16,2010 [65.110]
High SchoolFranklinton (Franklinton,NC)
CollegeFayetteville State University (Fayetteville,NC)
MLB DebutSeptember 4,1972 [27.310]
OrganizationsPIT [5] NYN [4] TEX [4] CLE [3] SLN [3] Awards1Awards Voting2-39
TBC Player ID8805Retrosheet IDbibbj001MLBAM ID110973
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Pittsburgh Pirates in 1981
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts63Walks39Hittable64SO/BB52vsPower64Hitting28Durability49Team.489Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1965nullRk--Rel202311.2513013000024.0303530027240002.3811.25--10.139.000.89.400-
1968nullA+--Rel23772.82230230000131.07949410741180001.175.43--5.088.111.59.500-
1969nullAA--Rel241063.32170170000122.09458450571150001.246.93--4.208.482.02.625-
1969nullAAA--Rel24443.4811011000075.0643329034650001.317.68--4.087.801.91.500-
1969Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel014103.38280280000197.015891740911800001.267.22--4.168.221.98.5832.07
1971nullAAA--Rel261564.04270270000176.0145877901091500001.447.41--5.577.671.38.714-
1972nullAAA--Rel271393.09270270000195.015576670762080001.187.15--3.519.602.74.591-
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln48ST27133.35660000040.0291815419282011.196.470.894.246.251.47.2503.79
1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln48S/R28029.56633000016.0191717217125102.2510.691.139.566.750.71.0005.88
1973Texas RangersALMLBtex22ST289103.242623311211180.012173651410615510161.266.040.705.297.741.46.4743.72
1974Texas RangersALMLBtex22ST2919194.744141011500264.02551461392511314911191.398.690.853.855.081.32.5004.07
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex22ST30265.0012120410068.0734138228315021.489.610.263.694.081.11.2503.38
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22S/R30593.202412122051112.2994840750623001.327.910.563.994.951.24.3573.63
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22S/R311373.203421134341163.01626158656843011.338.930.333.094.631.50.6503.13
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22ST3212133.57373079252206.219710082177314112441.318.580.743.186.141.93.4803.56
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26S/R33873.5334142032101107.010052421039725021.308.410.843.286.061.85.5333.60
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26S/R341242.813417174120137.211051439471035041.147.190.593.076.732.19.7503.20
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26ST351963.32353416110238.0210958820881445361.257.930.763.325.441.64.7603.82
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26ST36632.5014140220093.2793026426481021.127.590.382.504.611.85.6673.03
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26S/R385126.69291217006278.09260581051442211.8310.621.155.885.080.86.2945.29
1984Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-Rel39000.0020200105.02000632001.603.60--10.805.400.50--
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex22Rel39004.41808005016.0198811061101.7810.470.555.513.310.60-4.67
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1111013.7634023910156193981719.2156580071913172310797013381.338.180.683.785.641.49.5241.06
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter51353.6012001200010728.056933829103836832001.317.03--4.738.441.78.593-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter32193.49670670010451.036619617502254262001.317.30--4.498.501.89.627-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1063.32170170000122.09458450571150001.246.93--4.208.482.02.625-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter772.82230230000131.07949410741180001.175.43--5.088.111.59.500-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2311.2513013000024.0303530027240002.3811.25--10.139.000.89.400-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter50323.531469155156193653.259128825753251411185151.298.120.733.455.651.64.610-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter30293.36956332155144481.24582091803017928718451.328.540.563.345.351.60.508-
Texas Rangers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter30354.2587761126861528.146826825042257341273171.377.960.714.375.801.33.462-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter155.111293000056.0483532636407111.497.670.965.756.391.11.167-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14133.764331127251220.02001029217921389251.338.180.683.785.641.49.5191.06
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15113.60360360000220.01721028801162061001.317.03--4.738.441.78.577-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln48p2768010000002302000.125.300.125.4251012.200.000.250.23016.6725.001.500.000.000.00
1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln48p2862100000001200000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.23733.3366.672.000.000.000.00
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26p333431140012003900000.129.206.226.4327134.143.097.194.2078.8226.473.002.9431.0025.00
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26p3434453810250002516000.178.196.333.52915352.333.155.156.2340.0048.080.003.8522.5037.50
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26p353577612301700632110101.156.224.234.45818495.244.078.156.2156.3233.685.331.0577.0033.33
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26p3614284420130011114000.143.200.321.5219334.188.178.214.2412.9432.3511.002.9428.0075.00
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26p382918020000000602000.111.111.111.2222020.167.000.000.1010.0030.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter158209153160517001388324101.148.208.249.4575211250.222.101.163.0005.2035.206.772.0041.8035.48
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter146199143060517001083322101.151.202.256.4585111235.223.105.156.0004.2635.328.302.1339.8036.67
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1210110000003502000.100.308.100.4081015.200.000.300.00020.0033.331.670.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162214153260517001390325101.148.208.249.4575311256.222.101.163.0005.2035.206.772.0041.8035.48

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27P6-4026--881.0001.330.203442.916100.03.8
1973Texas RangersALMLBtex28P26-180518112423.9580.880.1320676.9-26100.016.0
1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28P6-16-41-54.8000.670.253175.0-6100.03.7
1973Texas RangersALMLBtex28DH1---------------263.80.6
1974Texas RangersALMLBtex29P41-2642236346158.9511.410.22-----41100.025.6
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30P24-112818-226261.0001.080.23-----24100.015.1
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex30P12-6839211412.8571.000.18-----12100.07.4
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31P34-1631019223129.9350.850.18-----34100.021.4
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32P37-20614215-4035.8750.950.17-----37100.023.0
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33P34-1073202-2523.9200.680.21-----34100.021.1
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34P34-137512-117171.0000.500.12-----34100.021.0
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35P35-238930314239.9291.110.16-----35100.021.6
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36P14-93211131413.9290.930.14-----14100.013.7
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38P29-78410-114141.0000.480.18-----29100.017.9
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex39P8-1612--331.0000.380.19-----8100.05.0
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P340-1718882162016324304.9380.890.18261170.313400.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln276----------
1973Texas RangersALMLBtex2826---------1
1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln286----------
1974Texas RangersALMLBtex2941----------
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3024----------
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex3012----------
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3134----------
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3237----------
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3334----------
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3434----------
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3535----------
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3614----------
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3829----------
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex398----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1979Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB34001.291007.0414501.145.140.005.146.431.250.00.000
1979Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB34002.6120010.110321001.198.710.001.748.715.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs001.2910100007.0401045001.145.140.005.146.431.250.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs002.61202000010.310030210001.168.710.001.748.715.000.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB3410000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs10000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1994Lynchburg Red SoxCaroA+Minorbos49Pitching Coach1395287.37442.54Mark Meleski
1996Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+Minorpit51Pitching Coach1396574.46814.53Jeff Banister
1997Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+Minorpit52Pitching Coach1408258.586--1Jeff Richardson,Jeff BanisterLeague Champions
* 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

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1981National League Player of the Week (May 18-May 24)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1984-07-01Released by Cardinals. 
1984-06-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1984-06-01Released by Rangers. 
1984-02-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1983-11-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1978-03-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1978-03-06Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1975-06-13TradeTraded by Rangers with Rick Waits, Jackie Brown and Cash to Indians for Gaylord Perry. 
1973-06-06TradeTraded by Cardinals to Rangers for John Wockenfuss and Mike Nagy. 
1971-10-18TradeTraded by Mets with Charlie Hudson, Rich Folkers and Art Shamsky to Cardinals for Chip Coulter, Harry Parker, Chuck Taylor and Jim Beauchamp. 
1965-07-19ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
* 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.