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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Earl Steels
Stat Years
1980-1990  [mlb] 1987-1989
5-10 / 185
Left / Left
OF (846) ... 1B (132) ... DH (7) ... P (3)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
High School
Santa Maria (Santa Maria,CA)
Selected by the San Diego Padres in Round #8 (#196 overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1987-04-06 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.311)
Service Time
SDN [8] MON [2] TEX [1] SFN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18407 ... retro id: steej001 ... mlbam id: 122710
Pitch Repertoire
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Season Batting Totals

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1987Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAAAA-26---8155312173105318710000.321.419.415.83462224.283.094.37012.9011.290.880.00.0023.5
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBMLB2126Log - Sp - Ext86268913110632111401102.191.300.235.53581162.221.044.23613.5817.
2 record(s)
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 Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. 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)

Jim Steels Batting Log for 1987

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April 1987
1987-04-061SDNSFNNLL 3-4Box | PBP11lf6-22----------1------------.
1987-04-072SDNSFNNLL 3-4Box | PBP22pr-lf---------------------------.
1987-04-083SDNSFNNLL 1-2Box | PBP33ph9-11-11--------------------.333.333.333.667
1987-04-126SDNCINNLW 5-2Box | PBP44ph9-11---------------1-------.
1987-04-137SDNSFNNLL 6-13Box | PBP55ph9-11113-1-1----------------.400.800.4001.200
1987-04-148SDNSFNNLL 2-3Box | PBP66ph-cf9-11-----------------------.333.667.3331.000
1987-04-1610SDNLANNLW 3-2Box | PBP77ph9-11-----------------------.286.571.286.857
1987-04-1812SDNLANNLL 2-5Box | PBP88lf4-11-----------------------.250.500.250.750
1987-04-1913SDNLANNLL 1-9Box | PBP99cf-lf2144-----------------------.167.333.167.500
1987-04-2014SDNCINNLL 3-12Box | PBP1010ph9-11-----------------------.154.308.154.462
1987-04-2115SDNCINNLW 3-2Box | PBP1111cf2142------1--1--1----------.
1987-04-2216SDNCINNLW 6-3Box | PBP1212cf-lf2144-11---1---1------------.
1987-04-2418SDNLANNLL 0-5Box | PBP1313cf2143-------1-11------------.
1987-04-2519SDNLANNLL 2-4Box | PBP1414ph8-11-----------------------.
1987-04-2620SDNLANNLW 4-0Box | PBP1515lf5-11-----------------------.
1987-04-2821SDNSLNNLW 5-2Box | PBP1616lf---------------------------.
1987-04-2922SDNSLNNLL 6-10Box | PBP1717ph9-11-----------------------.
1987-04-3023SDNSLNNLL 4-5Box | PBP1818cf---------------------------.
May 1987
1987-05-0124SDNCHNNLL 5-7Box | PBP1919ph9-1----------1-------------.
1987-05-0326SDNCHNNLL 2-4Box | PBP2020lf9-22-----------------------.
1987-05-0427SDNPITNLW 9-5Box | PBP2121lf5-33122-----1-1------------.
1987-05-0528SDNPITNLL 8-10Box | PBP2222ph9-11-----------------------.
1987-05-0730SDNSLNNLL 10-17Box | PBP2323rf3-22111--------------------.
1987-05-0831SDNCHNNLL 3-6Box | PBP2424ph9-11-----------------------.
1987-05-1033SDNCHNNLW 14-2Box | PBP2525ph9-11-----------------------.
1987-05-1335SDNPITNLL 5-9Box | PBP2626ph9-1-1-----1------1---------.
1987-05-1638SDNPHINLL 0-9Box | PBP2727pr-rf---------------------------.
1987-05-1739SDNPHINLW 6-5Box | PBP2828lf6131---------2-----1-------.
1987-05-1941SDNNYNNLL 4-5Box | PBP2929ph9-1----------1-------------.
1987-05-2042SDNNYNNLL 3-10Box | PBP3030ph---------------------------.
1987-05-2243SDNMONNLW 5-3Box | PBP3131lf5-11-----------------------.
1987-05-2445SDNMONNLL 1-2Box | PBP3232ph9-11-----------------------.
1987-05-2546SDNPHINLL 4-6Box | PBP3333rf9-11----------1------------.
1987-05-2949SDNNYNNLL 4-5Box | PBP3434ph-lf9-11-----------------------.
June 1987
1987-06-0353SDNMONNLL 3-4Box | PBP3535ph9-11-121-------------------.
1987-06-0454SDNMONNLL 5-8Box | PBP3636ph---------------------------.
1987-06-0555SDNATLNLW 10-3Box | PBP3737ph-lf2-1-1-----1--1-------------.
1987-06-0656SDNATLNLW 5-3Box | PBP3838ph9-11111----1---------------.190.262.300.562
1987-06-0757SDNATLNLL 12-13Box | PBP3939rf3-22-11---1----------------.205.273.308.580
1987-06-0858SDNHOUNLW 5-4Box | PBP4040pr-lf----1----------------------.205.273.308.580
1987-06-0959SDNHOUNLL 0-1Box | PBP4141ph-lf9-22----------1------------.
1987-06-1060SDNHOUNLL 1-10Box | PBP4242lf2152-------1-3-------------.188.250.322.572
1987-06-1161SDNSFNNLL 0-1Box | PBP4343pr-rf3-22----------2------------.180.240.311.551
1987-06-1262SDNSFNNLW 5-0Box | PBP4444pr-rf---------------------------.180.240.311.551
1987-06-1363SDNSFNNLW 11-2Box | PBP4545ph-rf9-33111-------1------------.189.245.313.558
1987-06-1968SDNSFNNLL 6-7Box | PBP4646lf9-11----------1------------.185.241.308.548
1987-06-2069SDNSFNNLW 10-4Box | PBP4747ph9-11-----------------------.182.236.303.539
1987-06-2170SDNSFNNLL 2-11Box | PBP4848ph9111-----------------------.
1987-06-2472SDNHOUNLL 7-12Box | PBP4949ph6-11-----------------------.
1987-06-2876SDNATLNLL 2-5Box | PBP5050ph8-11----------1------------.
1987-06-2977SDNLANNLW 3-0Box | PBP5151pr---------------------------.
1987-06-3078SDNLANNLL 0-4Box | PBP5252ph9-11-----------------------.
July 1987
1987-07-0582SDNMONNLW 3-2Box | PBP5353ph9-11-----------------------.
1987-07-0784SDNCHNNLL 5-7Box | PBP5454ph9-1----------1-------------.
1987-07-1288SDNPITNLL 2-4Box | PBP5555ph8-11-11--------------------.180.230.301.531
1987-07-2093SDNCHNNLW 7-4Box | PBP5656ph9-11111--------------------.194.242.311.553
1987-07-2295SDNCHNNLL 3-6Box | PBP5757ph9-11-----------------------.190.238.307.545
1987-07-2598SDNPITNLL 3-9Box | PBP5858ph3-11----------1------------.188.234.303.537
1987-07-28100SDNCINNLL 7-8Box | PBP5959ph9-11-11-----1--------------.200.246.312.558
August 1987
1987-08-02105SDNHOUNLL 0-6Box | PBP6060ph9-11-----------------------.197.242.308.550
1987-08-06108SDNATLNLW 7-4Box | PBP6161ph9-11----------1------------.194.239.304.543
1987-08-08110SDNHOUNLW 4-3Box | PBP6262ph9-11----------1------------.191.235.300.535
62 record(s)
Game Date Calendar date of the game Tm-Gm# Game Number of his Team Tm Team Played For Opp Opponent (Team) Lg League Result Final score of game Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) S-G# Season Game Number for Player C-G# Career Game Number for Player Pos Defensive Position Ln Lineup slot in batting order GS Games Started PA Plate Appearances AB At Bats R Runs H Hits TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HBP Hit by a Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IBB Intentional Walks GDP Grounded into Double Play Pit Pitches Str Strikes Bal Balls Fou Fouls Cal Called Strikes Sw Swing and Miss Strikes InPl Balls put in Play 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)