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Bob HornerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1977-1988 MLB Years: 1978-1988
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Drafted
Played in Japan
1st Round Draft Pick
Major Award Winner

Positions3B-684, 1B-330Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Robert Horner
Height6-1Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 6,1957 [61.048]PlaceJunction City,Kansas
High SchoolApollo (Glendale,AZ)
CollegeArizona State University (Tempe,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 15th round (357th overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$162,000
MLB DebutJune 16,1978 [20.314]
OrganizationsATL [9] SLN [1] Awards7Awards Voting4-56
TBC Player ID12990Retrosheet IDhornb001MLBAM ID116154
RelationshipsCousin of Mark Hill
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1976 United States National Baseball team ... Topps All-Star Rookie (3B) in 1978
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed35Power87Contact62XBH79RBIs93Runs64Hitting74Durability66Team.472Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Arizona StateCollegeSo3b-1b196526267102173228701332700000.389.458.7291.18719142295.376.340.462.50811.199.150.827.4611.9141.18
1978Arizona StateCollegeJr3b-1b206023881982012510000431700000.412.502.8191.32119546281.372.407.588.57015.306.050.408.909.5246.94
1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl53b20893235086171236300244221927.266.313.539.85217441359.236.273.347.3716.6911.701.756.4114.0447.67
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl53b-1b2112148766153151339802227430369.314.346.552.89826949515.313.238.279.3894.2714.373.366.4114.7632.03
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl53b22124463811241413589312750104316.268.307.529.83624550495.233.261.324.3655.4510.101.857.0713.2340.32
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl53b23793004283100154223323910336.277.345.460.80513825336.273.183.287.3639.5211.611.224.4620.0030.12
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl53b24140499851302403297356675403313.261.350.501.85125056572.248.240.369.37511.5413.111.145.5915.5943.08
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl53b25104386751172512068425063102214.303.383.528.91120446439.318.225.360.40111.3914.351.264.5619.3039.32
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl53b263211315318031900141700223.274.349.425.7744811129.295.151.274.34210.8513.181.212.3337.6735.48
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl111b27130483611292532789115057106418.267.333.499.83224155540.252.232.335.3619.2610.561.145.0017.8942.64
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl111b281415177014122027871452722010816.273.336.472.80824449581.266.199.294.3508.9512.391.384.6519.1534.75
1987YakultJap CenIntl-29933036099003173000000000.327.327.634.96119231303.250.307.307.4070.000.000.0010.239.7731.31
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln51b306020615539133300322310869.257.348.354.7027313247.266.097.252.31112.969.310.721.2168.6724.53
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter102037775601047169821868514183695121615039111.277.340.499.83918863954213.268.222.319.0008.7612.151.395.1717.3337.73
Intl Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter933036099003173000000000.327.327.634.96119231303.250.307.307.0000.000.000.0010.239.7731.31
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1255001482003744718701764400000.400.479.7721.25138688576.374.372.522.00013.197.640.588.1610.6444.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter9603571545994160721565214183374891514233102.278.339.508.84718133823966.268.230.323.0008.5012.331.455.4216.6138.43
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6020615539133300322310869.257.348.354.7027313247.266.097.252.00012.969.310.721.2168.6724.53
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626008916627135109235981308618.277.340.499.83930063669.268.222.319.0008.7612.151.395.1717.3337.73

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl203B89--811991317293280.9563.15------89100.054.9
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl213B82--561431511214199.9302.43------12167.851.3
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl211B45--41424732445438.9849.73------12137.228.1
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl223B121--782512320352329.9352.72------12497.675.2
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl221B1--22--441.0004.00------1240.80.6
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl233B79--51129126192180.9382.28------79100.074.5
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl243B137--1022171020329319.9702.33------14097.984.6
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl253B104--761531018239229.9582.20------104100.064.2
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl251B1--2---221.0002.00------1041.00.6
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl263B32--2161368582.9652.56------32100.019.8
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl271B87--89258-1059509501.00010.92------13066.953.7
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl273B40--25611169786.8872.15------13030.824.7
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl281B139--1378102813814881480.99510.65------14198.686.3
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln301B57--46340539508503.9908.82------6095.035.2
MLB Totals for 3B - 8 season(s)-   3B684--49012149710418011704.9462.49------6840.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B330--31512262031433973377.99410.23------3300.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl20-----89-----
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl21--45--82-----
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22--1--121-----
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23-----79-----
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24-----137-----
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25--1--104-----
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26-----32-----
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27--87--40-----
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28--139--------
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30--57--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1982Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB24311010000000200000.091.091.091.1821011.111.000.0000.0018.180.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs311010000000200000.091.091.091.1821011.111.000.0000.0018.180.000.000.000.00

Awards [7]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1977College World Series Most Outstanding Player (Arizona State)1
1978Golden Spikes Award (Arizona State) ... National League Rookie of the Year2
1980National League Player of the Week (July 21-July 27) ... NL Player of the Month (July)2
1983National League Player of the Week (May 23-May 29)1
1986National League Player of the Week (June 30-July 6)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1988-12-21Released by Cardinals. 
1988-01-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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
1978Atlanta Braves-20162,000-------162,000Signing Bonus out of 1978 Draft (1st round - 1st overall)
1985Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll271,500,000-8299++370,78060,0001,662,000
1986Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll281,800,000-9299++386,34760,0003,462,000
1988St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll30950,000-81889++392,10762,5004,412,000
* 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