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Jim Bottomley Jim Bottomley
Full name: James Leroy Bottomley
Born: April 23, 1900, Oglesby, Illinois
Died December 11, 1959, St. Louis, Missouri
Buried at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Sullivan, Missouri
First Game: August 18, 1922; Final Game: September 16, 1937
Managed First Game: July 21, 1937; Managed Final Game: October 3, 1937
Bat: Left Throw: Left Height: 6' 0" Weight: 180
Selected to the Hall of Fame in 1974
NL MVP (1928)
1B on TSN All-Star Team (1925)
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Batting RecordBatting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB   SO HBP  SH GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year Team
1922 STL N                37   151   29   49   8   5   5   35    6   13   2   2        3   1  .325  .358  .543   0.2 1922 STL N
1923 STL N               134   523   79  194  34  14   8   94   45   44   4  15        4   6  .371  .425  .535   1.9 1923 STL N
1924 STL N               137   528   87  167  31  12  14  111   35   35   3  17        5   4  .316  .362  .500   0.1 1924 STL N
1925 STL N               153   619   92  227  44  12  21  128   47   36   2  13        3   4  .367  .413  .578   2.7 1925 STL N
1926 STL N               154   603   98  180  40  14  19  120   58   52   4  19        4      .299  .364  .506  -0.3 1926 STL N
1927 STL N               152   574   95  174  31  15  19  124   74   49   5  26        8      .303  .387  .509   0.6 1927 STL N
1928 STL N               149   576  123  187  42  20  31  136   71   54   3  17       10      .325  .402  .628   2.5 1928 STL N
1929 STL N               146   560  108  176  31  12  29  137   70   54   1  17        3      .314  .391  .568   1.2 1929 STL N
1930 STL N               131   487   92  148  33   7  15   97   44   36   5  24        5      .304  .368  .493  -1.8 1930 STL N
1931 STL N               108   382   73  133  34   5   9   75   34   24   1   2        3      .348  .403  .534   1.2 1931 STL N
1932 STL N                91   311   45   92  16   3  11   48   25   32   1   2        2      .296  .350  .473  -0.4 1932 STL N
1933 CIN N               145   549   57  137  23   9  13   83   42   28   7  11  13    3      .250  .311  .395  -2.4 1933 CIN N
1934 CIN N               142   556   72  158  31  11  11   78   33   40   0   3   9    1      .284  .324  .439  -1.5 1934 CIN N
1935 CIN N               107   399   44  103  21   1   1   49   18   24   2   4  11    3      .258  .294  .323  -2.9 1935 CIN N
1936 STL A               140   544   72  162  39  11  12   95   44   55   3   5        0   0  .298  .354  .476  -2.1 1936 STL A
1937 STL A                65   109   11   26   7   0   1   12   18   15   0   0        1   0  .239  .346  .330  -0.5 1937 STL A
Total NL                1786  6818 1094 2125 419 140 206 1315  602  521  40 172  33i  57  15i .312  .371  .505   1.1 Total NL        
Total AL                 205   653   83  188  46  11  13  107   62   70   3   5        1   0  .288  .352  .452  -2.6 Total AL        
Total                   1991  7471 1177 2313 465 151 219 1422  664  591  43 177  33i  58  15i .310  .369  .500  -1.5 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB   SO HBP  SH GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year Team
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World Series Batting RecordWorld Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1926 STL N Daily Splits    7    29    4   10   3   0   0    5    1   0    2   0   1   0   0   0   0    0   1  .345  .367  .448 1926 STL N
1928 STL N Daily Splits    4    14    1    3   0   1   1    3    2   0    6   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .214  .313  .571 1928 STL N
1930 STL N Daily Splits    6    22    1    1   1   0   0    0    2   0    9   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .045  .125  .091 1930 STL N
1931 STL N Daily Splits    7    25    2    4   1   0   0    2    2   0    5   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .160  .222  .200 1931 STL N
Total            Splits   24    90    8   18   5   1   1   10    7   0   22   0   1   0   0   0   0    0   1  .200  .258  .311 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team

Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G    PO    A  ERR   DP   AVG
1922 STL N        1B   34   346   12    5   22  .986
1923 STL N        1B  130  1264   43   18   95  .986
1924 STL N        1B  133  1297   48   24  110  .982
1924 STL N        2B    1     0    1    0    0 1.000
1925 STL N        1B  153  1466   74   21  133  .987
1926 STL N        1B  154  1607   54   19  118  .989
1927 STL N        1B  152  1656   70   20  149  .989
1928 STL N        1B  148  1454   52   20  113  .987
1929 STL N        1B  145  1347   75   13  122  .991
1930 STL N        1B  124  1164   41   12  127  .990
1931 STL N        1B   93   897   43   12   95  .987
1932 STL N        1B   74   662   41   10   67  .986
1933 CIN N        1B  145  1511   72   15  112  .991
1934 CIN N        1B  139  1303   77   15  106  .989
1935 CIN N        1B   97   934   53    8   74  .992
1936 STL A        1B  140  1250   47   10  103  .992
1937 STL A        1B   24   179   12    1   16  .995
Total             1B 1885 18337  814  223 1562  .988
Total             2B    1     0    1    0    0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G    PO    A  ERR   DP   AVG
World Series Fielding RecordWorld Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
1926 STL N Daily  1B    7    7    7    63      79    1    0    5   0 1.000
1928 STL N Daily  1B    4    4    4    34      36    2    0    3   0 1.000
1930 STL N Daily  1B    6    6    6    51      57    2    0    3   0 1.000
1931 STL N Daily  1B    7    7    7    62      61    2    1    7   0  .984
Total             1B   24   24   24   210     233    7    1   18   0  .996
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG

Managerial RecordManagerial Record
Year Team     G    W    L   PCT    RS    RA  START    END  STANDING
1937 STL A   78   21   56  .273   337   502   7-21           7  8

TransactionsTransactions
Traded by St. Louis Cardinals to Cincinnati Reds in exchange for Estel Crabtree and
Ownie Carroll (December 17, 1932).

Traded by Cincinnati Reds to St. Louis Browns in exchange for Johnny Burnett (March
21, 1936).


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