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Jim BottomleyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1922-1937 MLB Years: 1922-1937
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion
Positions1B-1885, 2B-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Leroy Bottomley
Height6-0Weight180BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateApril 23,1900PlaceOglesby,Illinois
Death DateDecember 11,1959 [59.232]
MLB DebutAugust 18,1922 [22.117]
OrganizationsSLN [11] CIN [3] SLA [2] Awards1Awards Voting6-128
TBC Player ID9041Retrosheet IDbottj101MLBAM ID111266
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on July 15,1927
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed60Power87Contact49XBH83RBIs51Runs60Hitting76Durability81Team.492Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1922St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-1b22371512949855353161322000.325.358.543.9018218161.331.218.272.4033.738.072.173.1130.2036.73
1923St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-1b23134523791943414894464544415000.371.425.535.96028056587.395.164.247.4407.677.500.981.3665.3828.87
1924St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-1b2413752887167311214111543535317000.316.362.500.86226457583.319.184.252.3936.006.001.002.4037.7134.13
1925St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-1b2515361992227441221128344736213000.367.413.578.99135877681.367.211.286.4436.905.290.773.0829.4833.92
1926St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-1b2615460398180401419120405852419000.299.364.506.87030573684.303.207.310.3978.487.600.902.7831.7440.56
1927St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-1b2715257495174311519124807449526000.303.387.509.89629265679.306.206.348.40910.907.220.662.8030.2137.36
1928St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-1b281495761231874220311361007154317000.325.402.6281.03036293667.318.303.444.45510.648.100.764.6518.5849.73
1929St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-1b29146560108176311229137307054117000.314.391.568.95931872648.308.254.384.42310.808.330.774.4819.3140.91
1930St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-1b30131487921483371597504436524000.304.368.493.86124055560.305.189.290.3817.866.430.822.6832.4737.16
1931St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-1b311083827313334597530342412000.348.403.534.93720448419.355.186.283.4248.115.730.712.1542.4436.09
1932St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln41b32913114592163114820253212000.296.350.473.82314730339.302.177.264.3697.379.441.283.2428.2732.61
1933Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31b331455495713723913833042287110013.250.311.395.70621745609.244.145.228.3276.904.600.672.1342.2332.85
1934Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin11b34142556721583111117810334003009.284.324.439.76324453592.291.155.216.3455.576.761.211.8650.5533.54
1935Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin11b3510739944103211149301824240011.258.294.323.61712923423.273.065.118.2874.265.671.330.24399.0022.33
1936St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla21b36140544721623911129500445535000.298.354.476.83025962596.314.178.259.3757.389.231.252.0145.3338.27
1937St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla21b376510911267011210181500000.239.346.330.676368127.269.091.266.32514.1711.810.830.79109.0030.77
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter199174711177231346515121914225815664591431770033.310.369.500.86937378358355.314.190.285.0007.957.070.892.6234.1136.10
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1392531492117273441191811105501550942931154000.325.387.537.92428526446008.329.212.314.0008.477.140.843.0129.3637.29
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter39415041733987521252107093929180033.265.311.392.7035901211624.269.127.194.0005.735.670.991.5460.1630.40
St. Louis Browns Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2056538318846111310710627035000.288.352.452.80429570723.307.164.260.0008.589.681.131.8050.2337.23
Average MLB - Per 162 games16260896188381218116515448314003.310.369.500.86930468680.314.190.285.0007.957.070.892.6234.1136.10

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1922St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln221B34--34612522363358.98610.53------3791.922.1
1923St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln231B130--126443189513251307.98610.05------13497.085.0
1924St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln241B133--1297482411013691345.98210.11------13797.186.4
1924St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln242B1---1--111.0001.00------1370.70.6
1925St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln251B153--1466742113315611540.98710.07------153100.0100.0
1926St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln261B154--1607541911816801661.98910.79------154100.0100.0
1927St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln271B152--1656702014917461726.98911.36------152100.099.3
1928St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln281B148--1454522011315261506.98710.18------14999.396.1
1929St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln291B145--1347751312214351422.9919.81------14699.395.4
1930St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln301B124--1164411212712171205.9909.72------13194.780.5
1931St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln311B93--897431295952940.98710.11------10886.160.4
1932St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln321B74--662411067713703.9869.50------9181.348.1
1933Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin331B145--1511721511215981583.99110.92------145100.095.4
1934Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin341B139--1303771510613951380.9899.93------14297.992.1
1935Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin351B97--93453874995987.99210.18------10790.763.4
1936St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla361B140--1250471010313071297.9929.26------140100.092.1
1937St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla371B24--17912116192191.9957.96------6536.915.6
MLB Totals for 1B - 16 season(s)-   1B1885--1833781422315621937419151.98810.16------18850.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1922St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22--34--------
1923St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23--130--------
1924St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24--1331-------
1925St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25--153--------
1926St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26--154--------
1927St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27--152--------
1928St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28--148--------
1929St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29--145--------
1930St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30--124--------
1931St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31--93--------
1932St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32--74--------
1933Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33--145--------
1934Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34--139--------
1935Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35--97--------
1936St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla36--140--------
1937St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla37--24--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1926St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB267294103005001200000.345.367.448.81513330.370.103.1383.336.672.000.000.0030.00
1928St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB28414130113002600000.214.313.571.8848216.286.357.50012.5037.503.006.2514.0066.67
1930St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB30622111000002900000.045.125.091.2162124.077.046.1368.3337.504.500.000.00100.00
1931St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB31725241002002500000.160.222.200.4225127.200.040.1207.4118.522.500.000.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 4 yrs2490818511100072200000.200.258.311.56928797.254.111.1897.2222.683.141.0390.0038.89

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1937St. Louis BrownsALMLBMLBsla37Assistant Coach15446108.29956.08Jim Bottomley,Rogers Hornsby
1937St. Louis BrownsALMLBMLBsla37Manager15446108.29956.08 
* 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
1928National League Most Valuable Player1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1936-03-21TradeTraded by Reds to Browns for Johnny Burnett. 
1932-12-17TradeTraded by Cardinals to Reds for Ownie Carroll and Estel Crabtree. 
* 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.