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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Lucius Hickman
Stat Years
1956-1974  [mlb] 1962-1974
Height/Weight
6-4 / 205
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (871) ... 1B (309) ... 3B (77) ... P (1)
Draft Position
OF-1B
Born Date/Place
Death
2016-06-25 [79.046]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Ripley (Ripley,TN)
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the St. Louis Cardinals in 1956
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1962-04-14 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.339)
Service Time
Organizations
CHN [6] NYN [5] SLN [1] LAN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 12783 ... retro id: hickj103 ... mlbam id: 115896
Relations
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1956AlbanyGa-FlaA----19of-1b---1137536941441771491000000000.269.269.405.67453621738.000.136.0000.000.000.0038.32.6126.4
    1957AlbanyGa-FlaA----20of-1b---21385229415024426113000000000.287.287.498.78552226054.000.211.0000.000.000.0020.14.9836.0
    1958BillingsPioRk----21of-1b---35621938561531454000000000.256.256.543.79921911932.000.287.0000.000.000.0015.66.3957.1
    1959TulsaTexAA----22of-1b---4133444771121642281000000000.252.252.455.70744420242.000.203.0000.000.000.0020.24.9537.5
    1960TulsaTexAA----23of-1b---51113939112723101561000000000.323.323.547.87039321548.000.224.0000.000.000.0026.23.8237.8
    1960RochesterILAAA----23of-1b---5610121012000000000.200.200.600.8001062.000.400.0000.000.000.0010.010.00100.0
    1960Dallas-Fort WorthAmerAAA----23of-1b---5415020005000000000.133.133.133.2661520.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1961PortlandPCLAAA----24of-1b---6134465581162231157000000000.249.249.381.63046517736.000.132.0000.000.000.0042.32.3731.0
    1962New York MetsNLMLBnyn925ofL-S-E-P71403925496182134644479637329.245.328.401.72945215733.276.156.29010.4021.242.0430.12.8834.4
    1963New York MetsNLMLBnyn926of-3bL-S-E-P8146494531132161751054412013418.229.291.399.69054619744.249.170.2668.0621.982.7329.13.1138.9
    1964New York MetsNLMLBnyn927ofL-S-E-P9139409481051411157013690201411.257.319.377.69644815426.205.120.3048.0420.092.5037.22.4624.8
    1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn928ofL-S-E-P101413693287180154031277621139.236.291.407.69840015033.249.171.2586.7519.002.8124.63.7537.9
    1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn6,2729ofL-S-E-P115816015387041621133410004.238.299.356.6551745711.206.118.2797.4719.542.6240.02.3029.0
    1967Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3530ofL-S-E-P1265987166101011142802014.163.268.245.513114247.224.082.22912.2824.562.000.00.0043.8
    1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2831ofL-S-E-P137518822426352311183813326.223.290.367.6572136914.239.144.2508.4517.842.1137.62.3533.3
    1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2832ofL-S-E-P141343383880112215421477400438.237.326.467.79338915834.373.230.23912.0819.021.5716.15.4042.5
    1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2833of-1bL-S-E-P1514951410216233432115019399123810.315.419.5821.00161329969.446.267.33715.1716.151.0616.15.2242.6
    1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2834of-1bL-S-E-P1611738350981321960015061335712.256.342.449.79144417234.321.193.25611.2613.741.2220.24.2834.7
    1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28351bL-S-E-P1711536865100152176431526422137.272.364.462.82642517034.337.190.28812.2415.061.2321.64.0034.0
    1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28361bL-S-E-P189220127491232011424202428.244.368.313.681249636.279.069.28816.8716.871.0067.01.2012.2
    1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24371bL-S-E-P19506051600240081000003.267.353.367.72068222.233.100.29211.7614.711.2530.02.9412.5
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)1421397451810021632515956017194918321625293699.252.335.426.76145351692347.297.174.28010.8318.351.6925.03.5134.6
    National League Totals (13 yrs)1421397451810021632515956017194918321625293699.252.335.426.76145351692347.297.174.28010.8318.351.6925.03.5134.6
    Minor League Totals719260445370911831103464000000000.272.272.460.73226041198252.188.188.2420.000.000.0025.33.9635.5
    Minor: Rk Totals5621938561531454000000000.256.256.543.79921911932.288.287.2050.000.000.0015.66.3957.1
    Minor: A Totals2751058188294411140204000000000.278.278.451.729105847792.173.173.2500.000.000.0026.53.7831.3
    Minor: AA Totals244837168239391437142000000000.286.286.498.78483741790.213.212.2530.000.000.0022.64.4237.7
    Minor: AAA Totals144490591202331264000000000.245.245.378.62349018538.133.133.2260.000.000.0040.82.4531.7
    Chicago Cubs Totals (6 yrs)682199230453179159733676302378712202551.267.362.467.8292333931191.353.200.28212.9416.201.2520.54.1636.0
    New York Mets Totals (5 yrs)62418242024397896021091216741691191041.241.306.392.6982020715147.241.151.2798.2720.592.4930.42.9733.5
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)65987166101011142802014.163.268.245.513114247.224.082.22912.2824.562.000.00.0043.8
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)506051600240081000003.267.353.367.72068222.233.100.29211.7614.711.2530.02.9412.5
    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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1967Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan35301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf004.5010001102.02111000001.009.004.500.000.004.500.00.000
    1967MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf004.5010001102.02111000001.009.004.500.000.004.502.00.000
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)004.5010001102.02111000001.009.004.500.000.004.502.00.000
    National League Totals (1 yrs)004.5010001102.02111000001.009.004.500.000.004.502.00.000
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)004.5010001102.02111000001.009.004.500.000.004.502.00.000
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1962New York MetsNLMLB25OF12400.0265780280272.9712.200.0077.588.62
    1963New York MetsNLMLB263B5900.0451031414162148.9142.500.0036.440.42
    1963New York MetsNLMLB26OF8200.0149662161155.9631.900.0050.656.23
    1964New York MetsNLMLB273B100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.79
    1964New York MetsNLMLB27OF11300.0237861251245.9762.200.0069.881.32
    1965New York MetsNLMLB281B3000.024020220262260.9928.700.0018.521.32
    1965New York MetsNLMLB283B1400.0106221816.8891.100.008.69.93
    1965New York MetsNLMLB28OF9100.0136350144139.9651.500.0056.264.54
    1966New York MetsNLMLB291B1700.012012114133132.9927.800.0010.629.33
    1966New York MetsNLMLB29OF4500.0635126968.9861.500.0028.077.67
    1967Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB301B200.02000221.0001.000.001.23.15
    1967Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB303B200.00100111.0000.500.001.23.14
    1967Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB30OF3700.05220154541.0001.500.0022.856.96
    1967Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB30P102.0000000.0000.000.000.61.514
    1968Chicago CubsNLMLB31OF6600.0115430122119.9751.800.0040.788.03
    1969Chicago CubsNLMLB32OF12500.0153630162159.9811.300.0077.293.32
    1970Chicago CubsNLMLB331B7400.056360646629623.9908.400.0045.749.71
    1970Chicago CubsNLMLB33OF7900.0143741154150.9741.900.0048.853.04
    1971Chicago CubsNLMLB341B4400.036431128396395.9979.000.0027.237.62
    1971Chicago CubsNLMLB34OF6900.0106320111109.9821.600.0042.659.04
    1972Chicago CubsNLMLB351B770628.167070661746740.9929.601.1849.767.01
    1972Chicago CubsNLMLB35OF270202.13800038381.0001.400.1917.423.55
    1973Chicago CubsNLMLB361B510366.139831537434429.9888.401.1731.755.41
    1973Chicago CubsNLMLB36OF13083.01300013131.0001.000.168.114.17
    1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB371B1400.06471137271.9865.100.008.728.02
    1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB373B100.01001111.0001.000.000.62.05
    MLB Totals - (1B)309099424212312221926742652.9928.602.670.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)7700561101617182166.9122.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)871028514705138715591521.9761.705.330.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)102000000.0000.000.000.00.00
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    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
    1962MLB---------124-
    1963MLB----59----82-
    1964MLB----1----113-
    1965MLB--30-14----91-
    1966MLB--17------45-
    1967MLB1-2-2----37-
    1968MLB---------66-
    1969MLB---------125-
    1970MLB--74------79-
    1971MLB--44------69-
    1972MLB--77------27-
    1973MLB--51------13-
    1974MLB--14-1------
    Totals1-309-77----871-