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Bo JacksonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1983-1994 MLB Years: 1986-1994
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PositionsOF-557, DH-104Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameVincent Edward Jackson
Height6-1Weight225BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 30,1962 [55.263]PlaceBessemer,Alabama
High SchoolMcAdory (McCalla,AL)
CollegeAuburn University (Auburn,AL)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 4th round (105th overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 20th round (511st overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (50th overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$100,000Signing ScoutsKen Gonzales
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1987-KCA-#1
MLB DebutSeptember 2,1986 [23.276]
OrganizationsKCA [5] CHA [2] CAL [1] Awards4Awards Voting1-46
TBC Player ID13211Retrosheet IDjackb001MLBAM ID116446
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Player Notes:   Running Back in the NFL between 1987-1990
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed63Power96Contact11XBH85RBIs83Runs63Hitting49Durability51Team.512Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1983Auburn UniversitySECNCAA-1lf-cf20266814194041352203400000.279.443.515.95835888.500.236.574.42922.7338.641.704.5517.0042.11
1985Auburn UniversitySECNCAA-1lf-cf2242147555956174391264130000.401.500.8641.36412728176.472.463.694.57114.7723.301.589.668.6547.46
1986Auburn UniversitySECNCAA-1lf-cf23216921173271450203020100.246.424.6521.076451292.303.406.768.45521.7432.611.507.619.8670.59
1986Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-235318430519372536228150100.277.368.473.8418719212.454.196.299.37310.3838.213.683.3026.2937.25
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca16of23258291721293173420001.207.286.329.61527591.326.122.232.2817.6937.364.862.2041.0029.41
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca16of24116396469317222531043015851203.235.296.455.75118041434.326.220.311.3246.9136.415.275.0718.0044.09
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca16of251244396310816425682762514611266.246.287.472.75920745468.307.226.330.3315.3431.205.845.3417.5641.67
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca16of26135515861321563210526939172304810.256.310.495.80525553561.317.239.348.3536.9530.664.415.7016.0940.15
1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca16of2711140574110161287815944128205210.272.342.523.86521245456.323.251.375.3809.6528.072.916.1414.4640.91
1991Sarasota White SoxFSLA+cha-2826120002000000100.333.286.333.619207.286.000.000.2590.000.000.000.000.000.00
1991Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-28413240000124200000.308.471.308.7794017.364.000.231.38023.5311.760.500.000.000.00
1991Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         619360002124200100.316.417.316.7336024.333.000.158.34516.678.330.500.000.000.00
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha8dh2823718164031401122500113.225.333.408.74129784.295.183.338.33214.2929.762.083.5723.6743.75
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha8of-dh30852843266901645022310600115.232.289.433.72212325308.307.201.275.3177.4734.424.615.1917.7537.88
1994California AngelsALMLBcal22of3175201235670134310207210222.279.344.507.85110220224.364.228.333.3638.9332.143.605.8015.4635.71
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter694239334159886141414158232200841142172040.250.309.474.78311352412626.320.224.329.0007.6232.034.215.3716.9740.30
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5920333579372748268350200.281.373.458.8319319236.435.177.286.00011.0235.173.192.9729.0033.33
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5719732559372548268350100.279.376.462.8389119229.444.183.294.00011.3536.243.193.0628.1434.55
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter26120002000000100.333.286.333.619207.286.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter89284909512828701936610550100.335.466.7291.19520748356.441.394.683.00018.5429.491.597.8710.1450.53
Kansas City Royals Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter511183727846066141093138129145638132131630.250.308.480.7888811892010.318.230.336.0007.2131.744.405.4216.8541.09
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter10835540821301959033513100228.231.298.428.72615232392.304.197.287.0008.9333.423.744.8518.6839.02
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter75201235670134310207210222.279.344.507.85110220224.364.228.333.0008.9332.143.605.8015.4635.71
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625598014020333971974719630459.250.309.474.78326556613.320.224.329.0007.6232.034.215.3716.9740.30
Average Minor - Per 162 games162557911572581974112271228140500.281.373.458.83125552648.435.177.286.00011.0235.173.192.9729.0033.33

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23OF23--2924-3531.8861.35------2592.014.2
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23DH1---------------254.00.6
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24OF113--180991198189.9551.67------11697.469.8
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24DH1---------------1160.90.6
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25OF121--2461172264257.9732.12------12497.675.2
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25DH2---------------1241.61.2
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26OF110--2241182243235.9672.14------13581.567.9
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26DH24---------------13517.814.8
1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27OF97--2308122250238.9522.45------11187.460.2
1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27DH10---------------1119.06.2
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28DH21---------------2391.313.0
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30OF47--895129594.9892.00------8555.329.0
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30DH36---------------8542.422.2
1994California AngelsALMLBcal31OF46--7733-8380.9641.74------7561.340.0
1994California AngelsALMLBcal31DH9---------------7512.07.8
MLB Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF557--10754944911681124.9622.02------5570.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 8 season(s)-   DH104---------------1040.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23---------231
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24---------1131
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25---------1212
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26---------11024
1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27---------9710
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28----------21
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30---------4736
1994California AngelsALMLBcal31---------469

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993Chicago White SoxChamp. SeriesMLB30310100000003600000.000.231.000.2310013.000.000.30023.0846.152.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs310100000003600000.000.231.000.2310013.000.000.30023.0846.152.000.000.000.00

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1989American League Player of the Week (April 17-April 23) ... MLB All-Star Game Most Valuable Player2
1993AL Comeback Player of the Year ... Tony Conigliaro Award (Overcoming Adversity)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1994-10-18Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-01-31ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1993-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-03-10Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-03-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1991-04-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1991-03-18Released by Royals. 
* 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
1986Kansas City Royals-23100,000-------100,000Signing Bonus out of 1986 Draft (4th round - 105th overall)
1986Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll2360,000-61430-386,34760,000160,000
1987Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll24330,000-2631463344,90660,000490,000
1988Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll25383,000-2721562392,10762,500873,000
1989Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll26610,000-2081174++429,80262,5001,483,000
1990Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll271,000,000-1421080++515,727100,0002,483,000
1991Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll281,010,000-205671++742,231100,0003,493,000
1993Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll302,410,000-143885++968,431109,0005,903,000
1994California AngelsTeam Payroll311,000,000-253672++957,101109,0006,903,000
* 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