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Jerry HairstonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1970-1989 MLB Years: 1973-1989
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PositionsOF-321, DH-126, 1B-45, 2B-1Position when DraftedOF-ifPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJerry Wayne Hairston Sr.
Height5-10Weight190BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 16,1952 [66.154]PlaceBirmingham,Alabama
High SchoolGardendale (Gardendale,AL)
CollegeLawson State Community College (Bessemer,AL)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (54th overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJuly 26,1973 [21.161]
OrganizationsCHA [17] PIT [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID12309Retrosheet IDhairj001MLBAM ID115315
RelationshipsBrother of Johnny Hairston, Son of Sammy Hairston, Father of Jerry Hairston, Father of Jerry Hairston
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed30Power60Contact60XBH62RBIs61Runs42Hitting57Durability25Team.487Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970GCL White SoxGCLRk-1856183376182136000000000.333.333.415.7487611183.330.082.082.3340.000.000.000.55183.0018.03
1971AppletonMidwA-1912144886120154039000000000.268.268.319.58714319448.268.051.051.2650.000.000.000.000.0015.83
1972KnoxvilleSouAA-20132459821341991064000000000.292.292.438.73020138459.276.146.146.3300.000.000.002.1845.9028.36
1973IowaAmerAAA-21842745195186965000000000.347.347.555.90215233274.325.208.208.4000.000.000.003.2830.4434.74
1973Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2,30of-1b2160210255711102300333010103.271.371.333.7047012245.315.062.219.33213.4712.240.910.000.0021.05
1974IowaAmerAAA-22421403153102542000000000.379.379.586.9658217140.356.207.207.4350.000.000.003.5728.0032.08
1974Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2of2245109825700802131803002.229.311.294.605327125.275.065.165.28810.4014.401.380.000.0028.00
1975DenverAmerAAA-2340139285190331000000000.367.367.496.8636912139.353.129.129.3910.000.000.002.1646.3323.53
1975Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22of236921926628002310462316234.283.407.320.727708274.313.037.251.34716.798.390.500.000.0012.90
1976IowaAmerAAA-24943255394243564000000000.289.289.428.71713932325.278.139.138.3260.000.000.001.5465.0034.04
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22of244411920272201011241902200.227.352.277.629334147.265.050.252.30716.3312.930.790.000.0014.81
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25of251326382004005700002.308.419.385.80410231.421.077.269.37116.1322.581.400.000.0025.00
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22of25515251020260061000101.192.271.346.61718459.195.154.269.27810.1716.951.673.3926.0040.00
1977Totals for MLB-MLB         64788184021000111700103.231.322.359.68128690.267.128.269.31012.2218.891.552.2239.0033.33
1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha17of29925571016002410100.280.345.440.78511229.286.160.240.3556.9013.792.003.4525.0028.57
1982Chicago White SoxALMLBcha17of3085901121505180091501303.233.294.456.7504110103.219.223.322.3278.7414.561.674.8518.0047.62
1983Chicago White SoxALMLBcha17of3110112617379152201231600241.294.397.500.8976315151.299.206.381.38915.2310.600.703.3125.2040.54
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha17of-dh32115227415913251921412910233.260.373.401.7749120271.277.141.326.35015.1310.700.711.8545.4033.90
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha17dh33951409348022000291820433.243.371.343.7144810175.258.100.307.32516.5710.290.621.1470.0029.41
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha17dh-1b34101225326115052600262610139.271.348.404.7529120253.287.133.249.33510.2810.281.001.9845.0032.79
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha17of-dh356612614298052000252511224.230.357.413.7705213155.245.183.381.33816.1316.131.003.2325.2044.83
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha363622000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha15dh3733010000000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.000.3030.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter85916992164389163020545282240813211835.258.362.371.7336311272023.281.113.279.00013.9411.860.851.4856.6329.00
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter56919683686081032633341000000000.309.309.438.7478621621968.297.129.129.0000.000.000.001.6859.6426.64
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter260878163293611122202000000000.334.334.503.83744294878.317.169.170.0000.000.000.002.5139.9132.08
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter132459821341991064000000000.292.292.438.73020138459.276.146.146.0000.000.000.002.1845.9028.36
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12144886120154039000000000.268.268.319.58714319448.268.051.051.0000.000.000.000.000.0015.83
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter56183376182136000000000.333.333.415.7487611183.330.082.082.0000.000.000.000.55183.0018.03
Chicago White Sox Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter80816472114288962819945276230813201834.260.365.372.7376131231964.284.112.279.00014.0511.710.831.4358.8228.74
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter515251020260061000101.192.271.346.61718459.195.154.269.00010.1716.951.673.3926.0040.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162320418317163911534522437.258.362.371.73311924382.281.113.279.00013.9411.860.851.4856.6329.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162560105173297997000000000.309.309.438.74724546560.297.129.129.0000.000.000.001.6859.6426.64

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1973Chicago White SoxALMLBcha21OF34-2766434-7167.9441.970.24-----6056.721.0
1973Chicago White SoxALMLBcha211B19-13613010111141140.9937.371.03-----6031.711.7
1973Chicago White SoxALMLBcha21DH9---------------6015.05.6
1974Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22OF22--2412-2725.9261.14------4548.913.8
1974Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22DH10---------------4522.26.3
1975Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23OF59--111661123117.9511.98------6985.536.6
1975Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23DH8---------------6911.65.0
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24OF40--7112-7472.9731.80------4490.924.8
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25OF14--12-1-1312.9230.86------5127.58.6
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25OF11--151--16161.0001.45------1384.66.8
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit252B1--1---111.0001.00------512.00.6
1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29OF7--14-1-1514.9332.00------977.86.6
1982Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30OF36--342-136361.0001.00------8542.422.2
1982Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30DH2---------------852.41.2
1983Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31OF32--2911-3130.9680.94------10131.719.8
1983Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31DH4---------------1014.02.5
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32OF37--5722-6159.9671.59------11532.222.8
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32DH20---------------11517.412.3
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33DH29---------------9530.517.9
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33OF5--5---551.0001.00------955.33.1
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34DH29---------------10128.717.9
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha341B19--1218-111291291.0006.79------10118.811.7
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34OF11--111--12121.0001.09------10110.96.8
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35DH13---------------6619.78.0
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35OF13--27---27271.0002.08------6619.78.0
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha351B7--555176160.9848.57------6610.64.3
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37DH2---------------366.71.2
MLB Totals for OF - 12 season(s)-   OF321-27647418192511492.9631.531.78-----3210.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 10 season(s)-   DH126---------------1260.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B45-13630623229331329.9947.312.42-----450.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1973Chicago White SoxALMLBcha21--19------349
1974Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22---------2210
1975Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23---------598
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24---------40-
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25---1-----14-
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25---------11-
1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29---------7-
1982Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30---------362
1983Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31---------324
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32---------3720
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33---------529
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34--19------1129
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35--7------1313
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37----------2

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1983Chicago White SoxChamp. SeriesMLB3123000000001100000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.33325.0025.001.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs23000000001100000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.33325.0025.001.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1999Arizona White SoxArizRk-47Manager.000-- 
2000Arizona White SoxArizRk-48Manager.000-- 
2001Arizona White SoxArizRk-49Manager.000-- 
2002Arizona White SoxArizRk-50Manager.000-- 
2003Bristol White SoxAppRkMinorcha51Manager663333.5009.03 
2004Bristol White SoxAppRkMinorcha52Manager652738.41513.05 
2005Bristol White SoxAppRkMinorcha53Manager663036.45517.52 
2006Great Falls White SoxPioRkMinorcha54Hitting Coach762848.36823.04Bobby Tolan-
2007Bristol White SoxAppRkMinorcha55Hitting Coach682543.36825.04Bobby Thigpen
2008Bristol White SoxAppRkMinorcha56Hitting Coach643430.5316.03Omer Munoz
2009Bristol White SoxAppRkMinorcha57Hitting Coach662739.40917.04Ryan Newman
2010Bristol White SoxAppRkMinorcha58Hitting Coach683236.47111.03Ryan Newman
2015Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha63Assistant Coach1627686.46919.04Robin Ventura
2017Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha65Coach1626795.41435.04Rick Renteria
* 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.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2001Gulf Coast League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1989-10-02Released by White Sox. 
1989-09-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1988-10-19Released by White Sox. 
1988-08-31ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1988-03-25Released by White Sox. 
1981-09-10Purchased by White Sox from Durango (Mexican). 
1978-03-02Purchased by Durango (Mexican) from Pirates. 
1977-06-13Purchased by Pirates from White Sox. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll33150,000-4391926370,78060,000150,000
1986Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll34156,667-4482437386,34760,000306,667
1987Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll3560,000-59517-344,90660,000366,667
1988Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll3662,500-60426-392,10762,500429,167
1989Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll3762,500-69134-429,80262,500491,667
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red