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Jim Russell

+ Played in Major Leagues 1942-1951
Biography Data
Positions: OF-942, 1B-11
Proper Name: James William Russell
Born: October 1, 1918
Place Fayette City, Pennsylvania
Death November 24, 1987
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 181 Bats/Throws: Switch-Right
High School:
Drafted: Not drafted
MLB Debut:September 12,1942 (23.346)
TBC Player ID:17464
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Career Activity
Organizations:PIT, BSN, BRO
Scouting Scores
speed contact patience batting power
70 40 82 52 73
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Batting Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Pitcher Stadium

1942Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB-pitof23514210000014000.071.133.071204.000.071.1004.00--115
1943Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB32pitof241465337913819114441277671313.259.354.358712.099.266.2900.87133.3191614
1944Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB32pitof25152580109181341486667963508.312.399.460859.148.295.3400.8072.5267664
1945Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB32pitof26146510881452481277157140537.284.377.433810.149.318.2900.5642.5221589
1946Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB32pitof27146516681432968501167542611.277.362.403765.126.277.2970.8164.5208591
1947Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB17pitof2812847868121218851763582512.253.343.381724.128.274.2740.9259.8182548
1948Boston BravesNLMLB5bsnof2989322448518195444631338.264.361.410771.146.301.2700.6735.8132374
1949Boston BravesNLMLB5bsnof30130415579622185436468259.231.337.347684.116.277.2601.0651.9144486
1950Brooklyn DodgersNLMLB37broof31214
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1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLB37broof3213
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MLB Totals (10 Seasons)10353595554959175516742859050342722025076.267.360.400760.133.289.2880.8553.714374145
MLB: Average per 162 Games162563871502781067907967304012.267.360.400760.133.289.2880.8553.7225649
Pittsburgh Pirates (6 seasons)7232631414729127474028851035828615017051.277.367.407774.130.285.2990.8065.810703021
Atlanta Braves (2 seasons)219737101181402171087011099508017.246.347.374721.129.288.2640.9043.4276860
Los Angeles Dodgers (2 seasons)93227394982103210354220008.216.326.401727.185.344.2231.2022.791264
Fielding Statistics
Year Team League Level Position G INN PO A E DP FPCT RF/9 RF/G
1942Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBOF3 120001.000--36.00
1943Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB1B6 380031.000--57.00
1943Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBOF134 2851633.990--20.22
1944Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBOF149 3452057.986--22.05
1945Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBOF140 313991.973--20.70
1946Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB1B5 43216.978--81.00
1946Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBOF134 3087111.966--21.16
1947Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBOF119 343673.980--26.39
1948Boston BravesNLMLBOF84 246320.992--26.68
1949Boston BravesNLMLBOF120 269373.975--20.40
1950Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBOF55 131310.993--21.93
1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBOF4 30001.000--6.75
Fielding Totals by Position/League:MLB1B11081219.988--67.91

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