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Sonny JacksonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1963-1974 MLB Years: 1963-1974
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PositionsSS-648, OF-223, 3B-13Position when DraftedOF-SSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRoland Thomas Jackson
Height5-9Weight155BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 9,1944 [74.161]PlaceWashington,DC
High SchoolMontgomery Blair (Silver Spring,MD)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1963 by the Houston Colt 45s.
MLB DebutSeptember 27,1963 [19.080]
OrganizationsATL [7] HOU [5] Awards0Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID13231Retrosheet IDjacks102MLBAM ID116440
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (SS) in 1966
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed90Power25Contact92XBH27RBIs23Runs67Hitting61Durability36Team.455Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1963ModestoCalifA+-18139579122172197337000000000.297.297.370.66721429579.293.073.073.2950.000.000.000.52193.0016.86
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou19ss1813000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1964San AntonioTexAA-1913857597164225230000000000.285.285.351.63620229575.283.066.066.2810.000.000.000.35287.5017.68
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou19ss19923381001102300000.348.400.391.7919125.400.043.174.3578.0012.001.500.000.0012.50
1965Oklahoma CityPCLAAA-20142584104193225129000000000.330.330.390.72022828584.329.060.060.3200.000.000.000.17584.0014.51
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou19ss201023130000111100000.130.167.130.2973024.136.000.043.1414.174.171.000.000.000.00
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou16ss21150596801746532549144253327209.292.341.334.67519914670.315.042.171.3056.277.911.260.45198.678.05
1967Houston AstrosNLMLBhou16ss22129520671231830252293645082114.237.285.283.56814721566.258.046.140.2606.367.951.250.000.0017.07
1968Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl16ss231053583781821191662535351610.226.282.268.5509611392.248.042.140.2506.388.931.400.26358.0013.58
1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl16ss2498318417635127127353326223.239.317.289.606929363.262.050.176.2839.649.090.940.28318.0011.84
1970Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl16ss251033286085143020114452713313.259.347.320.66710517380.280.061.220.31011.847.110.600.000.0020.00
1971Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl16of261495475814120522576354517318.258.302.324.62617727593.276.066.132.2875.907.591.290.34273.5019.15
1972RichmondILAAA-2720795171002000000000.215.215.228.44318179.215.013.013.2020.000.000.000.000.005.88
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl16ss-ss276012620306308107900004.238.278.333.611429133.256.095.159.2805.266.771.290.000.0030.00
1973Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl16of-ss2811720629435201263221311401.209.283.252.535527234.218.043.165.2549.405.560.590.000.0016.28
1974Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl16of2957030000010000000.429.429.429.858307.429.000-.143.3950.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter936305539676781287162126512502651157171152.251.308.303.6119251163390.271.052.158.0007.377.821.060.21436.4315.12
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter43918173285466417698000000000.300.300.364.664662871817.298.064.064.0000.000.000.000.33302.8315.93
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter162663109210235131000000000.317.317.371.68824629663.316.054.054.0000.000.000.000.15663.0013.81
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13857597164225230000000000.285.285.351.63620229575.283.066.066.0000.000.000.000.35287.5017.68
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter139579122172197337000000000.297.297.370.66721429579.293.073.073.0000.000.000.000.52193.0016.86
Atlanta Braves Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter6371890245459562041115327169162822131029.243.306.300.606567802102.262.057.160.0008.047.710.960.19472.5017.43
Houston Astros Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2891139148300248350722479993354123.263.312.306.618349351260.285.043.155.0006.277.861.250.24379.6711.67
Houston Colt 45s Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1026381001102400000.308.357.346.7039128.364.038.154.0007.1414.292.000.000.0012.50
Average MLB - Per 162 games162529691331451282294346210329.251.308.303.61116020587.271.052.158.0007.377.821.060.21436.4315.12
Average Minor - Per 162 games162671121201246236000000000.300.300.364.66424432671.298.064.064.0000.000.000.000.33302.8315.93

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou18SS1---51-65.8335.00------1100.00.6
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou19SS7--812312320.8702.86------977.84.3
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou20SS8--1615133231.9693.88------1080.04.9
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou203B1---------------1010.00.6
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21SS150--2704493773756719.9514.79------150100.092.6
1967Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22SS128--2043793563618583.9434.55------12999.279.0
1968Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23SS99--1323072235461439.9524.43------10594.361.1
1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24SS97--1612541748432415.9614.28------9899.059.9
1970Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25SS87--1232402640389363.9334.17------10384.553.7
1971Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26OF145--33687-351344.9802.37------14997.389.5
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27SS18-1232852298280.9764.440.65-----6030.011.7
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27SS17--2852298280.9764.71------6028.311.0
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27OF10--6---661.0000.60------6016.76.5
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27OF10-446---661.0000.600.14-----6016.76.5
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl273B6-4313101-2423.9583.830.53-----6010.03.9
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl273B6--13101-2423.9583.83------6010.03.9
1973Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28OF57-2115111-5352.9810.910.25-----11748.735.4
1973Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28SS36-2394288510135130.9633.610.54-----11730.822.4
1974Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29OF1--2---221.0002.00------520.00.6
MLB Totals for SS - 10 season(s)-   SS648-3621012185315129130162865.9504.427.91-----6480.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF223-25540198-418410.9811.841.61-----2230.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B13-4326202-4846.9583.541.07-----130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou18----1------
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou19----7------
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou20----81-----
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21----150------
1967Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22----128------
1968Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23----99------
1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24----97------
1970Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25----87------
1971Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26---------145-
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27----3512---20-
1973Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28----36----57-
1974Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29---------1-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1978Kingsport BravesAppRkMinoratl33Hitting Coach703337.4718.55Eddie Haas
1979Savannah BravesSouAAMinoratl34Hitting Coach1436083.42024.05Eddie Haas
1980Anderson BravesSALAMinoratl35Manager1406476.45714.53 
1981Anderson BravesSALAMinoratl36Manager1435786.39921.55 
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl37First Base Coach1628973.549--1Joe TorreLost NLCS (Cardinals)
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl38First Base Coach1628874.5433.02Joe Torre
1985Durham BullsCaroA+Minoratl40Hitting Coach1406674.4713.52Harry Bright
1989Richmond BravesILAAAMinoratl44Assistant Coach1468165.555--1Jim BeauchampLeague Champions
1990Richmond BravesILAAAMinoratl45Assistant Coach1457174.49015.53Jim Beauchamp
1992Richmond BravesILAAAMinoratl47Hitting Coach1447371.50722.02Chris ChamblissLost in Semi-Finals
1996San Jose GiantsCalifA+Minorsfn51Hitting Coach1408951.636--1Carlos LezcanoLost in Finals
1997San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn52Third Base Coach1629072.556--1Dusty BakerLost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1998San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn53Bench Coach1638974.5469.52Dusty Baker
1999San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn54Third Base Coach1628676.53114.01Dusty Baker
2000San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn55Third Base Coach1629765.599--1Dusty BakerLost in 1st Round (Mets)
2001San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn56Third Base Coach1629072.5562.02Dusty Baker
2002San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn57Third Base Coach1619566.5902.52Dusty BakerLost World Series (Angels)
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1976-04-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1974-10-23Released by Braves. 
1967-10-08TradeTraded by Astros with Chuck Harrison to Braves for Denis Menke and Denny Lemaster. 
1963-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
* 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.