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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Thomas James Fordham
Stat Years
1993-2003  [mlb] 1997-1998
Height/Weight
6-2 / 205
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (270)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Granite Hills (El Cajon,CA)
Colleges
Grossmont College (El Cajon, California)
Draft
Selected by the Chicago White Sox in Round #11 (#313 overall) of the 1993 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Ed Pebley
MLB Debut
1997-08-19 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.180)
Service Time
Organizations
CHA [7] MIL [2] PIT [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11505 ... retro id: fordt001 ... mlbam id: 114308
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1993Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha-191---111.80300013010.092203121001.208.100.002.7010.801.804.00.500
    1993Hickory CrawdadsSALAcha-191---433.88881000048.2362121321273001.176.660.553.884.993.881.29.571
    1993Sarasota White SoxFSLA+cha-191---000.0020001205.03100351001.205.400.005.409.001.801.67.000
    1993Minor Totals: CHAbyYearA+/Rk/A----193---543.281381025063.7482423327445001.196.840.433.846.273.421.63.556
    1994Hickory CrawdadsSALAcha40202---1053.14171711000109.0101473810301215431.208.340.832.489.993.884.03.667
    1994South Bend Silver HawksMidwAcha-202---444.3411111100074.2824636414484001.299.880.481.695.795.543.43.500
    1994Minor Totals: CHAbyYearA----202---1493.64282822000183.7183937414441699431.248.990.692.168.304.573.84.609
    1995Prince William CannonsCaroA+cha-213---902.0413131100084.0662019735781021.207.070.753.758.362.142.231.000
    1995Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-213---633.3714142100082.2793531928613001.298.600.983.056.643.812.18.667
    1995Minor Totals: CHAbyYearA+/AA----212---1532.71272732000166.7145555016631394021.257.850.873.417.532.982.21.833
    1996Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-224---212.65660000037.1261311414372001.076.270.963.388.923.132.64.667
    1996Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-224---1083.45222232000140.2117605415691187141.327.490.964.417.553.841.71.556
    1996Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAA/AAA----222---1293.29282832000178.0143736519831559141.277.230.964.207.843.691.87.571
    1997Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-235---674.74212020010114.011364601453906111.468.921.114.187.115.051.70.462
    1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32235Log - Sp - Ext - Perf016.23710016017.1171312210100011.568.831.045.195.196.751.00.000
    1997Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA----231---674.74212020010114.011364601453906111.468.921.114.187.115.051.70.462
    1997MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf016.32710016017.3171312210100011.588.951.055.265.266.841.00.000
    1998Calgary CannonsPCLAAAcha-246---423.02990000056.2382119626393001.136.040.954.136.193.341.50.667
    1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32246Log - Sp - Ext - Perf126.7529500524048.0513636742231011.949.561.317.884.316.750.55.333
    1998Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA----241---423.04990000056.7382119626393001.146.090.964.166.253.361.50.667
    1998MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf126.7529500524048.0513636742231011.949.561.317.884.316.750.55.333
    1999Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-257---477.31292100280112.014410191256610110031.8811.572.015.308.128.121.53.364
    1999Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA----251---477.31292100280112.014410191256610110031.8811.572.015.308.128.121.53.364
    2000Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil-268---363.55483001145066.0482926249646001.476.550.276.688.733.951.31.333
    2000Minor Totals: MILbyYearAAA----261---363.55483001145066.0482926249646001.476.550.276.688.733.951.31.333
    2001Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil-279---122.5818510513038.1251511613352100.995.871.413.058.223.522.69.333
    2001Minor Totals: MILbyYearAAA----271---122.6018510513038.3251511613352101.005.911.423.078.273.542.69.333
    2003Altoona CurveEastAApit-2910---523.1713120001071.0712725518590001.259.000.632.287.483.423.28.714
    2003Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-2910---226.871341049036.2512928721202001.9612.521.725.154.917.120.95.500
    2003Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA/AA----292---744.452616104100107.712256531239792001.5010.241.013.276.634.702.03.636
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)136.6436600630065.3684948952331021.849.401.247.194.566.770.63.250
    American League Totals (2 yrs)136.6436600630065.3684948952331021.849.401.247.194.566.770.63.250
    Minor League Totals71533.91247165136248201,086.71009531472117463915567131.368.360.973.847.584.401.98.573
    Minor: Rk Totals111.80300013010.092203121001.208.100.002.7010.801.804.00.500
    Minor: A Totals18123.68363632000232.321911495176519612431.228.490.662.527.604.423.02.600
    Minor: A+ Totals901.9215131112089.0692119738832021.206.980.713.848.392.122.181.000
    Minor: AA Totals1363.16333221010191.0176756718601575001.248.290.852.837.403.532.62.684
    Minor: AAA Totals30344.61160847222760564.35363192897529746736381.488.551.204.747.455.091.57.469
    Chicago White Sox Totals (2 yrs)136.6436600630065.3684948952331021.849.401.247.194.566.770.63.250
    Glossary:
    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 Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3224pL-S-E-P131000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2000Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil-26p---2484000000000200000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2001Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil-27p---3181000000000001001.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2003Altoona CurveEastAApit4329p---4136010000000100001.167.167.167.334610.000.000.2000.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    2003Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-29p---4136110001002301000.167.375.167.542910.333.000.33322.2233.331.500.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)31000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    American League Totals (1 yrs)31000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals9217120001002602002.118.211.118.3292120.118.000.1829.5228.573.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals136010000000100001.167.167.167.334610.000.000.2000.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals7911110001002502001.091.231.091.3221510.182.000.16713.3333.332.500.00.000.0
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)31000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    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 Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position 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)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1993Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRk19P300.00200221.0000.700.005.1100.016
    1993Hickory CrawdadsSALA19P800.00301331.0000.400.005.7100.018
    1993Sarasota White SoxFSLA+19P200.00200221.0001.000.001.5100.016
    1994Hickory CrawdadsSALA20P1700.0312201715.8820.900.0012.1100.011
    1994South Bend Silver HawksMidwA20P1100.047401511.7331.000.007.9100.012
    1995Prince William CannonsCaroA+21P1300.0315302118.8571.400.008.1100.012
    1995Birmingham BaronsSouAA21P1400.0210401612.7500.900.009.7100.011
    1996Birmingham BaronsSouAA22P600.00501551.0000.800.004.3100.017
    1996Nashville SoundsAmerAAA22P2200.04120116161.0000.700.0015.3100.08
    1997Nashville SoundsAmerAAA23P2100.0418212422.9171.000.0014.7100.08
    1997Chicago White SoxALMLB23P7017.10200221.0000.300.124.3100.018
    1998Calgary CannonsPCLAAA24P900.059111514.9331.600.006.3100.016
    1998Chicago White SoxALMLB24P29048.03110014141.0000.500.2917.9100.010
    1999Charlotte KnightsILAAA25P2900.048101312.9230.400.0020.1100.08
    2000Indianapolis IndiansILAAA26P4800.029101211.9170.200.0033.3100.02
    2001Indianapolis IndiansILAAA27P1800.00800881.0000.400.0012.5100.012
    2003Nashville SoundsPCLAAA29P1300.00700771.0000.500.009.1100.012
    MLB Totals - (P)360653130016161.0000.400.250.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)160001971539590.9470.600.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)2000215412117.8100.900.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)1500317302320.8701.300.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)3600722613529.8290.800.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)3000200221.0000.700.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    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 Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1993Minor13----------
    1994Minor28----------
    1995Minor27----------
    1996Minor28----------
    1997MLB7----------
    1997Minor21----------
    1998MLB29----------
    1998Minor9----------
    1999Minor29----------
    2000Minor48----------
    2001Minor18----------
    2003Minor13----------
    Totals270----------