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Jim Piersall Jim Piersall
Full name: James Anthony Piersall
Born: November 14, 1929, Waterbury, Connecticut
First Game: September 7, 1950; Final Game: May 1, 1967
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 0" Weight: 175
AL Gold Glove as CF (1958)
AL Gold Glove as OF (1961)
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Batting RecordBatting 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   BFW Year TeamTeam
1950 BOS A                 6     7    4    2   0   0   0    0    4        0   0   0               0    0   0  .286  .545  .286   0.1 1950 BOS A
1952 BOS A                56   161   28   43   8   0   1   16   28       26   1   4               2    3   3  .267  .379  .335  -0.2 1952 BOS A
1953 BOS A               151   585   76  159  21   9   3   52   41       52   9  19              12   11  10  .272  .329  .354  -1.3 1953 BOS A
1954 BOS A               133   474   77  135  24   2   8   38   36       42   3   5   2          13    5   1  .285  .338  .395  -1.3 1954 BOS A
1955 BOS A               149   515   68  146  25   5  13   62   67   7   52   2   9   6          16    6   1  .283  .364  .427  -0.2 1955 BOS A
1956 BOS A               155   601   91  176  40   6  14   87   58   2   48   1   9  12          19    7   7  .293  .350  .449  -0.2 1956 BOS A
1957 BOS A               151   609  103  159  27   5  19   63   62   1   54   4   7   5          17   14   6  .261  .331  .415  -0.7 1957 BOS A
1958 BOS A               130   417   55   99  13   5   8   48   42   2   43   0   4   6          11   12   2  .237  .303  .350  -2.0 1958 BOS A
1959 CLE A               100   317   42   78  13   2   4   30   25   1   31   2   8   2           2    6   3  .246  .303  .338  -1.4 1959 CLE A
1960 CLE A Daily Splits  138   486   70  137  12   4  18   66   24   3   38   0   8   4   0   7  17   18   5  .282  .313  .434   0.1 1960 CLE A
1961 CLE A Daily Splits  121   484   81  156  26   7   6   40   43   1   46   2   4   3   0  10  18    8   2  .322  .378  .442   1.9 1961 CLE A
1962 WAS A Daily Splits  135   471   38  115  20   4   4   31   39   3   53   0   4   1   0   5  12   12   7  .244  .301  .329  -2.4 1962 WAS A
1963 WAS A Daily Splits   29    94    9   23   1   0   1    5    6   0   11   0   2   2   0   1   2    4   0  .245  .284  .287  -0.5 1963 WAS A
1963 NY  N Daily Splits   40   124   13   24   4   1   1   10   10   1   14   0   4   2   0   3   3    1   2  .194  .250  .266  -1.2 1963 NY  N
1963 LA  A Daily Splits   20    52    4   16   1   0   0    4    5   0    5   0   3   0   0   1   1    0   1  .308  .368  .327  -0.3 1963 LA  A
1963 TOT A                49   146   13   39   2   0   1    9   11   0   16   0   5   2   0   2   3    4   1  .267  .314  .301  -0.8 1963 TOT A
1963 Total                89   270   26   63   6   1   2   19   21   1   30   0   9   4   0   5   6    5   3  .233  .285  .285  -2.0 1963 Total
1964 LA  A Daily Splits   87   255   28   80  11   0   2   13   16   1   32   0   4   1   0   7   5    5   3  .314  .353  .380   0.0 1964 LA  A
1965 CAL A Daily Splits   53   112   10   30   5   2   2   12    5   1   15   1   3   0   0   3   3    2   2  .268  .305  .402  -0.2 1965 CAL A
1966 CAL A Daily Splits   75   123   14   26   5   0   0   14   13   0   19   0   6   2   0   4   8    1   2  .211  .283  .252  -0.9 1966 CAL A
1967 CAL A Daily Splits    5     3    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    2   0   1   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000  -0.1 1967 CAL A
Total NL                  40   124   13   24   4   1   1   10   10   1   14   0   4   2   0   3   3    1   2  .194  .250  .266  -1.2 Total NL        
Total AL                1694  5766  798 1580 252  51 103  581  514  22i 569  25 100  46i  0i 38i158  114  55  .274  .334  .389  -9.6 Total AL        
Total            Splits 1734  5890  811 1604 256  52 104  591  524  23i 583  25 104  48i  0i 41i161  115  57  .272  .332  .386 -10.8 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   BFW Year TeamTeam
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All-Star Game Batting RecordAll-Star Game 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
1954 AL    Daily           1     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - 1954 AL   
1956 AL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1956 AL   
Total            Splits    2     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 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   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1950 BOS A        OF    2                       9    0    0    0     1.000     0    2    0 
1952 BOS A        SS   30                      41   75    9   13      .928
1952 BOS A        OF   22                      38    3    0    0     1.000     0    1   21 
1952 BOS A        3B    1                       0    1    1    0      .500
1953 BOS A        OF  151                     352   15    5    7      .987     1    2  150 
1954 BOS A        OF  126                     249   10    4    2      .985     0   30   96 
1955 BOS A        OF  147                     425    7    3    2      .993     0  147    0 
1956 BOS A        OF  155                     455   10    4    1      .991     0  155    0 
1957 BOS A        OF  151                     397   12    4    0      .990     0  151    0 
1958 BOS A        OF  125                     314    8    5    2      .985     0  125    0 
1959 CLE A        OF   91                     216    3    4    2      .982     0   91    0 
1959 CLE A        3B    1                       0    1    0    0     1.000
1960 CLE A Daily  OF  134  122  109  1058.2   355    5    3    0   0  .992     9  126    2 
1960 CLE A        CF  126  119  106  1017.1   351    5    3    0   0  .992
1960 CLE A        LF    9    3    3    37.1    14    0    0    0   0 1.000
1960 CLE A        RF    2    0    0     4       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1961 CLE A Daily  OF  120  119  108  1036.1   328    9    3    3   0  .991     0  120    0 
1961 CLE A        CF  120  119  108  1036.1   337    9    3    3   0  .991
1962 WAS A Daily  OF  132  123  110  1073     308    5    1    0   0  .997     0  132    0 
1962 WAS A        CF  132  123  110  1073     314    5    1    0   0  .997
1963 WAS A Daily  OF   25   22   18   199.1    65    0    0    0   0 1.000     0   25    0 
1963 WAS A        CF   25   22   18   199.1    68    0    0    0   0 1.000
1963 NY  N Daily  OF   38   34   28   289.2    65    3    0    0   0 1.000     0   38    0 
1963 NY  N        CF   38   34   28   289.2    63    3    0    0   0 1.000
1963 LA  A Daily  OF   18   14   11   136.2    28    0    0    0   0 1.000     1   11    6 
1963 LA  A        CF   11    9    7    92      19    0    0    0   0 1.000
1963 LA  A        RF    6    5    4    44.1    10    0    0    0   0 1.000
1963 LA  A        LF    1    0    0     0.1     1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1963 TOT A        CF   36   31   25   291.1    87    0    0    0   0 1.000
1963 TOT A        OF   43   36   29   336      93    0    0    0   0 1.000     1   36    6 
1963 Total        CF   74   65   53   581     150    3    0    0   0 1.000
1963 Total        OF   81   70   57   625.2   158    3    0    0   0 1.000     1   74    6 
1964 LA  A Daily  OF   72   65   44   543     115    2    0    2   0 1.000    48   32    0 
1964 LA  A        LF   48   39   26   333.1    68    2    0    2   0 1.000
1964 LA  A        CF   32   26   18   209.2    53    0    0    0   0 1.000
1965 CAL A Daily  OF   41   25   15   234      62    0    1    0   0  .984    29   10    4 
1965 CAL A        LF   29   19   11   165      42    0    0    0   0 1.000
1965 CAL A        CF   10    5    3    55      14    0    1    0   0  .933
1965 CAL A        RF    4    1    1    14       4    0    0    0   0 1.000
1966 CAL A Daily  OF   63   31   15   327.1    69    3    2    0   0  .973    25   14   27 
1966 CAL A        RF   27   17    6   143      32    2    1    1   0  .971
1966 CAL A        LF   25    9    7   118.1    23    0    0    0   0 1.000
1966 CAL A        CF   14    5    2    66      15    1    1    0   0  .941
1967 CAL A Daily  OF    1    0    0     1       1    0    0    0   0 1.000     1    0    0 
1967 CAL A        LF    1    0    0     1       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
Total             OF 1614  555i 458i 4899  i 3851   95   39   21   0i .990   114 1212  306 
Total             CF  508i 462i 400i 4038.1i 1234i  23i   9i   3i  0i .993
Total             LF  113i  70i  47i  655.1i  149i   2i   0i   2i  0i1.000
Total             RF   39i  23i  11i  205.1i   47i   2i   1i   1i  0i .980
Total             SS   30                      41   75    9   13      .928
Total             3B    2                       0    2    1    0      .667
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
All-Star Game Fielding RecordAll-Star Game Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1954 AL    Daily  OF    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    0    1 
1954 AL           RF    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0     -
1956 AL    Daily  OF    1    0    0     2       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    0    1 
1956 AL           RF    1    0    0     2       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
Total             OF    2    0    0     3       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    0    2 
Total             RF    2    0    0     3       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G

TransactionsTransactions
Signed as an amateur free agent by Boston Red Sox (1948).

Traded by Boston Red Sox to Cleveland Indians in exchange for Vic Wertz and Gary
Geiger (December 2, 1958).

Traded by Cleveland Indians to Washington Senators in exchange for Dick Donovan,
Gene Green and Jim Mahoney (October 5, 1961).

Traded by Washington Senators to New York Mets in exchange for Gil Hodges (May 23,
1963).

Released by New York Mets (July 27, 1963).

Signed by Los Angeles Angels (July 27, 1963).

Released by Los Angeles Angels (September 20, 1963).

Signed by Los Angeles Angels (April 10, 1964).

Released by California Angels (October 18, 1966).

Signed by California Angels (April 10, 1967).

Released by California Angels (May 12, 1967).


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