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JIM RICE

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1971-1989
Positions
OF-1543, DH-530
Born
March 8, 1953  (61.040)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-2 / 205
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
T.L. Hanna  (Anderson,SC)
College:
 
Drafted:
Boston Red Sox:  1971-1-15 (June-Reg)
Full Name
James Edward Rice 
TBC Player ID
17100
MLB Debut
August 19, 1974  (21.164)
Signed by
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Speed
45
Contact
29
Patience
42
Batting
80
Power
79

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OFF THE FIELD
TagNotes
3 Homers in a game2x Aug 29,1977 and Aug 29,1983
40 Homers in a Season MLB1x 1978
Actors in Baseball MoviesFever Pitch
First Round Draft Pick1971 (#15)
Hall of FamersInducted in 2009
Home Run Derby Participant1985
League MVP - MinorsInternational League 1974
Major League All-Star Game8x 1977-1980,1983-1986
MLB Most Valuable PlayerAL 1978
Player of the Month4x Jul-1977 (AL),May-1978 (AL),Aug-1978 (AL),Sep-1980 (AL)
Player of the Week6x Jul-10-1977, May-7-1978, Aug-13-1978, Sep-3-1978, Jun-10-1979, Jun-10-1984
Regional Home Run LeaderSouth Carolina
Retired NumbersRed Sox (#14)
Same Franchise for 15 YearsBoston Red Sox
Silver Slugger Award2x AL (OF) 1983-1984
Suspensions7/22/1988 - By his team, for yelling at and shoving manager (3)
Topps All-Star Rookie1975 (OF)


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