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SONNY JACKSON

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1963-1974
Positions
SS-648, OF-223, 3B-13
Born
July 9, 1944  (70.140)
Place
Ht/Wt
5-9 / 155
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
High School
Montgomery Blair  (Silver Spring,MD)
College:
 
Drafted:
Signed as UDFA 1962 by HOU 
Full Name
Roland Thomas Jackson 
TBC Player ID
13231
MLB Debut
Speed
87
Contact
85
Patience
48
Batting
37
Power
8

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OFF THE FIELD
The formula to determine similarity scores is listed in the about section of the site. In short, the scores attempt to compare players career batting statistics vs all other major leagues as well as cumulative statistics at each age.
Career Statistics
1.  Eddie Grant (83.63)
2.  Roy Hughes (79.29)
3.  Evar Swanson (79.29)
4.  Jo-Jo White (78.5)
5.  Lee Magee (78.01)
6.  Curtis Wilkerson (77.94)
7.  Dick Egan (77.93)
8.  Jimmy Walsh (77.78)
9.  Thurman Tucker (76.58)
10.  Bob Dillinger (76.24)
Age: 19
1.  Don Hasenmayer (76.7)
2.  Milt Stock (72.05)
3.  Glenn Vaughan (70.45)
4.  Kenny Kuhn (70.19)
5.  Mickey O'Neil (69.36)
6.  Rod Gilbreath (69)
7.  Ed Romero (68.78)
8.  Dick Simpson (68.68)
9.  Bobby Richardson (67.22)
10.  Jack Clark (66.28)
Age: 20
1.  Jerry Turner (87.97)
2.  Carlos May (78.26)
3.  Joe Rudi (76.29)
4.  Lou Whitaker (76.23)
5.  Casper Asbjornson (73.59)
6.  George Dickey (71.54)
7.  Greg Gross (71.09)
8.  Eddie Joost (70.51)
9.  Chet Lemon (70.41)
10.  Howie Fitzgerald (69.73)
Age: 21
1.  Howard Freigau (67.99)
2.  Everett Scott (65.32)
3.  Alfredo Griffin (65.09)
4.  Elbie Fletcher (64.61)
5.  Willie Randolph (64.29)
6.  Milt Stock (63.63)
7.  Dion James (63)
8.  Granny Hamner (62.41)
9.  Ted Kazanski (62.16)
10.  Jerry Browne (61.95)
Age: 22
1.  Jerry Browne (74.02)
2.  Ray Chapman (72.36)
3.  Hal Janvrin (71.2)
4.  Kurt Stillwell (70.39)
5.  Oscar Gamble (70.1)
6.  Derrel Thomas (69.99)
7.  Rick Auerbach (69.87)
8.  Everett Scott (69.57)
9.  Richie Ashburn (68.82)
10.  Whitey Witt (68.05)
Age: 23
1.  Steve Sax (74.77)
2.  Pete Rose (71.64)
3.  Chuck Knoblauch (71.59)
4.  Hal Janvrin (71.54)
5.  Oscar Gamble (70.54)
6.  Roger Peckinpaugh (69.98)
7.  Gerald Young (69.6)
8.  Ryne Sandberg (69.49)
9.  Josh Devore (69.47)
10.  Everett Scott (69.41)
Age: 24
1.  Jerry Remy (82.65)
2.  Gerald Young (75.73)
3.  George Burns (75.38)
4.  Carson Bigbee (75.29)
5.  Jack Smith (74.88)
6.  Jose Offerman (72.66)
7.  Kirby Puckett (72.52)
8.  Rebel Oakes (72.24)
9.  Roger Peckinpaugh (71.99)
10.  Juan Pierre (71.77)
Age: 25
1.  Ozzie Smith (77.11)
2.  Gerald Young (76.98)
3.  Jerry Remy (75.88)
4.  Jose Offerman (75.16)
5.  Don Kessinger (74.19)
6.  Ivan DeJesus (74.03)
7.  Lee Magee (73.54)
8.  Eddie Murphy (73.47)
9.  Roger Cedeno (73.39)
10.  Cozy Dolan (73.24)
Age: 26
1.  Don Kessinger (82.65)
2.  Jerry Remy (82.59)
3.  Ivan DeJesus (79.1)
4.  Jerry Royster (77.16)
5.  Jose Offerman (76.34)
6.  Dave Cash (75.93)
7.  Carson Bigbee (75.63)
8.  Cliff Heathcote (75.45)
9.  Ozzie Smith (75.3)
10.  Omar Vizquel (75.16)
Age: 27
1.  Jerry Remy (82.77)
2.  Omar Vizquel (80.42)
3.  Roger Metzger (79.02)
4.  Wally Backman (79)
5.  Sandy Alomar (78.99)
6.  Jerry Royster (78.65)
7.  Ozzie Smith (77.51)
8.  Don Blasingame (77.39)
9.  Leo Durocher (77.21)
10.  Lee Magee (77.05)
Age: 28
1.  Sandy Alomar (80.74)
2.  Jerry Remy (80.24)
3.  Harold Reynolds (80.15)
4.  Larry Bowa (79.66)
5.  Nemo Leibold (79.56)
6.  Wally Backman (79.17)
7.  Lee Magee (78.81)
8.  Ozzie Smith (78.22)
9.  Jerry Royster (77.85)
10.  Bud Harrelson (76.48)
Age: 29
1.  Lee Magee (81.5)
2.  Larry Bowa (80.68)
3.  Eddie Grant (80.38)
4.  Jerry Royster (77.63)
5.  Wally Backman (77.61)
6.  Eddie Foster (77.45)
7.  Eddie Ainsmith (76.91)
8.  Jim Wohlford (76.44)
9.  Charlie Jamieson (76.41)
10.  Dave Bancroft (76.37)
Age: 30
1.  Eddie Grant (81.82)
2.  Maury Wills (79.95)
3.  Don Buford (78.92)
4.  Lee Magee (78.01)
5.  Johnny Temple (77.59)
6.  Ralph Young (77.42)
7.  Bob Dillinger (76.46)
8.  Jim Wohlford (75.59)
9.  Jimmy Johnston (75.56)
10.  Alan Bannister (75.44)


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