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Jim GilliamTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1953-1966 MLB Years: 1953-1966
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

Positions2B-1046, 3B-761, OF-222, 1B-2Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames William Gilliam
Height5-10Weight175BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 17,1928PlaceNashville,Tennessee
Death DateOctober 8,1978 [49.356]
High SchoolPearl Cohn Comprehensive (Nashville,TN)
MLB DebutApril 14,1953 [24.179]
OrganizationsLAN [9] BRO [5] Awards1Awards Voting5-183
TBC Player ID11904Retrosheet IDgillj102MLBAM ID114810
RelationshipsFather of Darryl Gilliam
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Player Notes:   The Los Angeles Dodgers retired his #19 on October 10, 1978
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed87Power41Contact93XBH43RBIs36Runs68Hitting68Durability89Team.580Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1953Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro192b24151605125168311766321141003832007.278.383.415.79825154710.289.137.314.36714.085.350.380.85100.8332.14
1954Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro192b251466071071712881352877630255010.282.361.418.77925449695.278.136.264.35810.944.320.391.8746.6928.65
1955Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro192b2614753811013420874015157037611248.249.341.355.69619135627.256.106.236.32011.165.900.531.1276.8626.12
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro192b-of27153594102178238643219953946265.300.399.396.79523537701.312.096.276.36213.555.560.410.8699.0020.79
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro192b28149617891542642372610643147305.250.323.314.63719432695.259.064.194.2949.214.460.480.29308.5020.78
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan19of-3b29147555811452552431811782203015.261.352.335.68718632636.269.074.227.31712.263.460.280.31277.5022.07
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan193b30145553911561843342310962503343.282.387.345.73219125655.290.063.260.33814.663.820.260.46184.3316.03
1960Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan193b3115155796138202540129962839416.248.359.318.67717727669.252.070.248.31814.354.190.290.75111.4019.57
1961Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan193b-2b3214443974107263432847934012127.244.358.344.70215133531.256.100.289.32514.886.400.430.75109.7530.84
1962Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan192b-3b331605888315924144317793352154010.270.370.335.70519729702.280.065.240.32913.254.990.380.57147.0018.24
1963Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan192b341485257714827464919560282126211.282.354.383.73720137605.286.101.242.3319.924.630.470.9987.5025.00
1964Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan193b3511633444768322744422139227.228.318.287.6059613390.236.059.186.27910.775.380.500.51167.0017.11
1965Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan193b361113725410419443995533141251.280.374.384.75814327432.295.104.258.34112.277.180.580.9393.0025.96
1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan193b378823530519011621341703135.217.315.268.5836310273.229.051.200.26812.456.230.500.37235.0019.61
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter1956711911631889304716555820311110364163398353090.265.360.355.71525304408321.273.090.248.00012.455.000.400.78109.5223.29
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter1210415863010841762631323112566312411467232055.261.358.338.69614052334893.269.077.242.00012.904.930.380.63134.1321.49
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter7462961533805128453423591554051751931121035.272.362.380.74211252073428.279.108.257.00011.815.110.430.9987.0925.71
Average MLB - Per 162 games16259096156256546179863438327.265.360.355.71521036689.273.090.248.00012.455.000.400.78109.5223.29

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1953Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro242B149--33242619102777758.9765.09------15198.796.8
1954Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro252B143--3403881799745728.9775.09------14697.992.9
1954Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro25OF4--9---991.0002.25------1462.72.6
1955Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro262B99--2132691664498482.9684.87------14767.364.7
1955Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro26OF46--9623-10198.9702.13------14731.330.1
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro272B102--2333261164570559.9815.48------15366.766.2
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro27OF56--107611114113.9912.02------15336.636.4
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro282B148--4073901190808797.9865.39------14999.396.1
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro28OF2--9---991.0004.50------1491.31.3
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29OF75--142522149147.9871.96------14751.048.7
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan293B44--38103916150141.9403.20------14729.928.6
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan292B32--6568119134133.9934.16------14721.820.8
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan303B132--1212451618382366.9582.77------14591.084.6
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan302B8--1613123029.9673.63------1455.55.1
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30OF3--6---661.0002.00------1452.11.9
1960Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan313B130--1012621521378363.9602.79------15186.184.4
1960Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan312B30--5169112121120.9924.00------15119.919.5
1961Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan323B74--4810479159152.9562.05------14451.448.1
1961Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan322B71--133179645318312.9814.39------14449.346.1
1961Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32OF11--14---14141.0001.27------1447.67.1
1962Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan332B113--192262960463454.9814.02------16070.668.5
1962Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan333B90--511261112188177.9411.97------16056.354.5
1962Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan33OF1---------------1600.60.6
1963Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan342B119--242277861527519.9854.36------14880.473.5
1963Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan343B55--2566569691.9481.65------14837.234.0
1964Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan353B86--54121127187175.9362.03------11674.153.1
1964Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan352B25--47506810397.9423.88------11621.615.4
1964Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan35OF2---------------1161.71.2
1965Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan363B80--55135813198190.9602.38------11172.149.4
1965Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan36OF22--24-1-2524.9601.09------11119.813.6
1965Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan362B5--67121413.9292.60------1114.53.1
1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan373B70--4010378150143.9532.04------8879.543.2
1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan372B2--2---221.0001.00------882.31.2
1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan371B2--1---111.0000.50------882.31.2
MLB Totals for 2B - 14 season(s)-   2B1046--2279272410762851105003.9794.78------10460.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 9 season(s)-   3B761--53312659011018881798.9522.36------7610.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 10 season(s)-   OF222--4071373427420.9841.89------2220.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--1---111.0000.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1953Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro24---149-------
1954Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro25---143-----4-
1955Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro26---99-----46-
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro27---102-----56-
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro28---148-----2-
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29---32-44---75-
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30---8-132---3-
1960Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31---30-130-----
1961Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32---71-74---11-
1962Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan33---113-90---1-
1963Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34---119-55-----
1964Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan35---25-86---2-
1965Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan36---5-80---22-
1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan37--22-70-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1953Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB24627483024000200000.296.296.630.92617527.261.334.3330.007.410.007.4113.5062.50
1955Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB26724271003108100000.292.469.333.8028132.304.041.41725.003.130.130.000.0014.29
1956Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB27724220002107300000.083.290.083.3732031.095.000.33322.589.680.430.000.000.00
1959Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB30625260000202200000.240.296.240.5366027.261.000.1607.417.411.000.000.000.00
1963Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB34413320000003100000.154.313.154.4672016.167.000.23118.756.250.330.000.000.00
1965Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB36728261002001000000.214.241.250.4917129.214.036.0713.450.000.000.000.0016.67
1966Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB3726000001002000000.000.250.000.250008.000.000.33325.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 7 yrs391471531502124023900000.211.318.286.604427170.213.075.25913.535.290.391.1873.5022.58

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1965Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan36First Base Coach1629765.599--1Walter AlstonWon World Series (Twins)
1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan37First Base Coach1629567.586--1Walter AlstonLost World Series (Orioles)
1967Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan38First Base Coach1627389.45128.58Walter Alston
1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan39First Base Coach1627686.46921.07Walter Alston
1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan40First Base Coach1628577.5258.04Walter Alston
1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan41First Base Coach1618774.54014.52Walter Alston
1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan42First Base Coach1628973.5491.02Walter Alston
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan43First Base Coach1558570.54810.53Walter Alston
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan44First Base Coach1619566.5903.52Walter Alston
1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan48Hitting Coach1629864.605--1Tom LasordaLost World Series (Yankees)
1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan49Hitting Coach1629567.586--1Tom LasordaLost World Series (Yankees)
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1953National League Rookie of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1966-10-31Released by Dodgers. 
1966-04-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1965-10-22Released by Dodgers. 
1965-05-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1964-10-14Released by Dodgers. 
1951-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.