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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Douglas Bird
Stat Years
1969-1983  [mlb] 1973-1983
Height/Weight
6-4 / 180
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (432)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Pomona (Pomona,CA)
Colleges
Mount San Antonio College (Walnut, California)
Draft
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #3 (#60 overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Sec Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1973-04-29 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.055)
Service Time
Organizations
KCA [6] CHN [2] NYA [2] PHI [1] BOS [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8828 ... retro id: birdd101 ... mlbam id: 111006
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1969WinnipegNorthernInd----191---623.451600000099.01054538017880001.239.550.001.558.004.095.18.750
    1969Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----191---623.4516000016099.01054538017880001.239.550.001.558.004.095.18.750
    1970WaterlooMidwA----202---1191.8422000000147.012249300321490001.057.470.001.969.123.004.66.550
    1970San JoseCalifA+----202---026.30300000010.01010703140001.309.000.002.7012.609.004.67.000
    1970Minor Totals: byYearA+/A----202---11112.12250000250157.013259370351630001.067.570.002.019.343.384.66.500
    1971San JoseCalifA+----213---1593.4129000000182.017584690481430001.238.650.002.377.074.152.98.625
    1971Minor Totals: byYearA+----211---1593.41290000290182.017584690481430001.238.650.002.377.074.152.98.625
    1972JacksonvilleSouAA----224---1072.4324000000122.01174333032720001.228.630.002.365.313.172.25.588
    1972OmahaAmerAAA----224---113.0070000009.094305130001.569.000.005.0013.004.002.60.500
    1972Minor Totals: byYearAAA/AA----222---1182.47310000310131.01264736037850001.248.660.002.545.843.232.30.579
    1973OmahaAmerAAA----235---100.0040000006.05000130001.007.500.001.504.500.003.001.000
    1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29235Log - Sp - Ext - Perf442.9954000415420102.18137341030831121.087.120.882.647.303.252.77.500
    1973Minor Totals: byYearAAA----231---100.0040000406.05000130001.007.500.001.504.500.003.001.000
    1973MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf443.0054000415420102.38137341030831121.097.140.882.647.323.262.77.500
    1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29246Log - Sp - Ext - Perf762.735511044541092.11003128627621011.389.750.582.636.043.022.30.538
    1974MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf762.745511044541092.31003128627621011.389.770.592.646.063.032.30.538
    1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29257Log - Sp - Ext - Perf963.2551400364711105.11004238740812021.338.540.603.426.923.592.03.600
    1975MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf963.2551400364711105.31004238740812021.338.560.603.436.943.602.03.600
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29268Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12103.373927216122197.2191907417311070131.128.700.771.414.874.103.45.545
    1976MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12103.383927216122197.7191907417311070131.138.720.781.414.884.113.45.545
    1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29279Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1143.8853500314814118.112052511429833031.269.131.062.216.313.952.86.733
    1977MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1143.8953500314814118.312052511429833031.269.141.072.216.333.962.86.733
    1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca292810Log - Sp - Ext - Perf665.29406001334198.21106358831489221.4310.030.732.834.385.751.55.500
    1978MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf665.32406001334198.71106358831489221.4410.080.732.844.405.771.55.500
    1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi432911Log - Sp - Ext - Perf205.16321101031061.0733535716332021.4610.771.032.364.875.162.061.000
    1979MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf205.16321101031061.0733535716332021.4610.771.032.364.875.162.061.000
    1980Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-3012---602.2515400011248.0331512413363000.966.190.752.446.752.812.771.000
    1980New York YankeesALMLBnya433012Log - Sp - Ext - Perf302.6622100721150.2471615314171011.208.350.532.493.022.841.211.000
    1980Minor Totals: NYAbyYearAAA----301---602.2515400011248.0331512413363000.966.190.752.446.752.812.771.000
    1980MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf302.6922100721150.7471615314171011.228.430.542.513.052.871.211.000
    1981New York YankeesALMLBnya433113Log - Sp - Ext - Perf512.7017400313053.1581916516280001.399.790.842.704.733.211.75.833
    1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn473113Log - Sp - Ext - Perf453.5812122100075.1723430516342011.178.600.601.914.064.062.13.444
    1981MLB Totals: NYA-CHNbyYearMLB----312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf963.232916213130128.713053461032622011.269.130.702.254.353.721.94.600
    1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn473214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9145.14353321120191.02301191092630711031.3610.841.231.413.355.612.37.391
    1982MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9145.14353321120191.02301191092630711031.3610.841.231.413.355.612.37.391
    1983Boston Red SoxALMLBbos423315Log - Sp - Ext - Perf146.6522600716167.29152501416331021.5812.101.862.134.396.922.06.200
    1983MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf146.7022600716167.79152501416331021.5912.191.882.144.426.962.06.200
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)73603.9943210083199332601,213.71273590538122296680234221.299.440.912.205.044.382.30.549
    American League Totals (9 yrs)58413.70353543118829960886.389840236484234542184161.289.120.852.385.514.082.32.586
    National League Totals (3 yrs)15194.7979465211330327.337518817438621385061.3410.321.051.713.805.172.23.441
    Minor League Totals44282.6510440001002524.047120515441344303001.158.090.072.307.393.523.21.611
    Minor: Ind Totals623.4516000016099.01054538017880001.239.550.001.558.004.095.18.750
    Minor: A Totals1191.84220000220147.012249300321490001.057.470.001.969.123.004.66.550
    Minor: A+ Totals15113.56320000320192.018594760511570001.238.670.002.397.364.413.08.577
    Minor: AA Totals1072.43240000240122.01174333032720001.228.630.002.365.313.172.25.588
    Minor: AAA Totals812.1426400022263.0471915419523001.056.710.572.717.432.712.74.889
    Kansas City Royals Totals (6 yrs)49363.57292433117124958714.770231528362188464164131.258.850.782.375.853.972.47.576
    Chicago Cubs Totals (2 yrs)13194.70474542120266.330215313931461053041.3110.211.051.563.555.172.28.406
    New York Yankees Totals (2 yrs)812.683950010341104.01053531830451011.309.090.692.603.893.031.50.889
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)205.16321101031061.0733535716332021.4610.771.032.364.875.162.061.000
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)146.7022600716167.79152501416331021.5912.191.882.144.426.962.06.200
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4329pL-S-E-P1326110000001400000.167.286.167.453710.167.000.50014.2957.144.000.00.000.0
    1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4731pL-S-E-P212200200000011102000.100.143.100.2432320.050.000.2224.3547.8311.000.00.000.0
    1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4732pL-S-E-P335560810030002004001.143.143.161.3046091.018.018.2220.0033.330.000.00.0012.5
    MLB Totals (3 yrs)798211110030023506001.134.155.146.30190121.037.012.2342.2238.8917.500.00.009.1
    National League Totals (3 yrs)798211110030023506001.134.155.146.30190121.037.012.2342.2238.8917.500.00.009.1
    Chicago Cubs Totals (2 yrs)477601010030013106001.132.143.145.28883111.026.013.2221.2037.3531.000.00.0010.0
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)326110000001400000.167.286.167.453710.167.000.50014.2957.144.000.00.000.0
    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
    1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLB23P540102.12501771.0000.100.0733.3100.01
    1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLB24P55092.18120320201.0000.400.2234.0100.01
    1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLB25P510105.1128322320.8700.400.1931.5100.01
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLB26P390197.21421213735.9460.900.1824.1100.04
    1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27P530118.16130019191.0000.400.1632.7100.01
    1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLB28P40098.26130019191.0000.500.1924.7100.03
    1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB29P32061.04200661.0000.200.1019.8100.07
    1980New York YankeesALMLB30P22050.23100113131.0000.600.2613.6100.08
    1981New York YankeesALMLB31P17053.1670113131.0000.800.2415.9100.07
    1981Chicago CubsNLMLB31P12075.1770114141.0001.200.1911.7100.012
    1982Chicago CubsNLMLB32P350191.019190038381.0001.100.2021.6100.06
    1983Boston Red SoxALMLB33P22067.2770114141.0000.600.2113.6100.09
    MLB Totals - (P)43201,21094124511223218.9780.500.180.00.00
    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
    1973MLB54----------
    1974MLB55----------
    1975MLB51----------
    1976MLB39----------
    1977MLB53----------
    1978MLB40----------
    1979MLB32----------
    1980MLB22----------
    1981MLB29----------
    1982MLB35----------
    1983MLB22----------
    Totals432----------