Page Information
Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Ruppert Sanderson Jones
Stat Years
1973-1989  [mlb] 1976-1987
Height/Weight
5-10 / 170
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
OF (1276) ... DH (55) ... 1B (5)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
1955-03-12 in Dallas, Texas   [65.148]
High School
Berkeley (Berkeley,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #3 (#57 overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Dick Hager
MLB Debut
1976-08-01 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.142)
Service Time
Organizations
SEA [3] SDN [3] CAL [3] TEX [2] KCA [1] NYA [1] DET [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 13469 ... retro id: joner002 ... mlbam id: 116723
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed72Power82Contact37XBH82RBIs75Runs64Hitting51Durability49Team.501Ratings Explained
Get TBC PREMIUM and remove ads, cleaner display, access to research applications, data store discounts and more!
The TBC Newsletter will keep you periodically up-to-date on what is happening at The Baseball Cube.

Career Batting Statistics

top csv share Sort Research Applications: MLB Stats | Minor Stats | College Stats | Draft Research
  • Grid Filters
  • MLB
  • Minors
  • Full Season
  • Short Season
  • AAA
  • AA
  • A+
  • A
  • A-
  • Rookie
  • College
  • Indy/Intl/+
  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1973BillingsPioRk----18of---1611934558104431000000000.301.301.456.7571938818.000.155.0000.000.000.0048.22.0731.0
    1974WaterlooMidwA----19of---26824944881501343000000000.353.353.570.92324914228.000.217.0000.000.000.0019.15.2231.8
    1974San JoseCalifA+----19of---253191295373845000000000.277.277.471.7481919018.000.194.0000.000.000.0023.94.1934.0
    1975OmahaAmerAAA----20of---311940362982551354000000000.243.243.427.67040317243.000.184.0000.000.000.0031.03.2343.9
    1976OmahaAmerAAA----21of---410235965941591973000000000.262.262.513.77535918443.000.251.0000.000.000.0018.95.2945.7
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3021ofL-S-E-P4285191111170231600000.216.259.333.59254173.137.117.2945.5629.635.3351.01.8527.3
    1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea922ofL-S-E-P51605978515726824761395512023637.263.324.454.77866327158.290.191.2908.3018.102.1824.93.6236.9
    1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea923ofL-S-E-P6129472481112436462265585085215.235.312.337.64954015933.252.102.27210.1915.741.5578.71.1129.7
    1979Seattle MarinersALMLBsea924ofL-S-E-P7162622109166299217833128578324419.267.356.444.80071627659.347.177.27511.8710.890.9229.62.9335.5
    1980New York YankeesALMLBnya2225ofL-S-E-P8833283873113942188345035335.223.299.357.65637311723.268.134.2359.1213.401.4736.42.4131.5
    1981San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2226ofL-S-E-P9105397539934143979436604727.249.318.370.68845114739.224.121.2849.5314.631.5399.20.8939.4
    1982San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2227ofL-S-E-P1011642469120202126118156290133114.283.373.425.79849318034.295.142.33212.5818.261.4535.32.4328.3
    1983San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn928ofL-S-E-P11133335427812312491111355802048.233.305.394.69937213227.266.161.2499.4115.591.6627.93.2334.6
    1984Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-29of---124816030509394583273310210.313.411.575.9861909221.463.262.34214.2117.371.2217.84.7442.0
    1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet3229ofL-S-E-P12792152661121123724214700105.284.346.516.86223711125.321.232.3128.8619.832.2417.95.0641.0
    1985California AngelsALMLBcal1330of-dhL-S-E-P131253896690172216774578208225.231.328.447.77545617440.370.216.24012.5017.981.4418.54.6144.4
    1986California AngelsALMLBcal1331ofL-S-E-P1412639373902131749103648737358.229.339.427.76647016841.379.198.25013.6218.511.3623.13.6245.6
    1987California AngelsALMLBcal932ofL-S-E-P158519225478282821203801024.245.316.432.7482138318.297.187.2679.3917.841.9024.03.7638.3
    1988Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-33of---165015423398173081172331420.253.331.455.7861797016.357.202.2509.5012.851.3522.03.9141.0
    1989Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-34of---172780716601121172500300.200.256.313.56990257.200.113.2637.7827.783.5780.01.1143.8
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)13314415643110321538147579143845348171243343887.250.330.416.74650381835400.300.166.27410.6016.221.5330.02.9236.3
    American League Totals (9 yrs)977325947980614932119430107493946031134242168.247.328.422.75037221376300.314.175.26810.5916.201.5327.43.2037.2
    National League Totals (3 yrs)354115616429766628149363514021419101719.257.335.397.7321316459100.262.140.29110.6416.261.5341.32.1333.7
    Minor League Totals5281789305496952574333175518141930.277.297.482.7791854863194.240.205.2572.754.371.5924.23.9939.1
    Minor: Rk Totals611934558104431000000000.301.301.456.7571938818.155.155.2860.000.000.0048.22.0731.0
    Minor: A Totals6824944881501343000000000.353.353.570.92324914228.217.217.3180.000.000.0019.15.2231.8
    Minor: A+ Totals53191295373845000000000.277.277.471.7481919018.194.194.2460.000.000.0023.94.1934.0
    Minor: AAA Totals3461156187297631849214175518141930.257.289.470.7591221543130.267.213.2404.186.631.5923.64.0143.8
    Seattle Mariners Totals (3 yrs)4511691242434792051200682719528351315941.257.333.418.7511919706150.300.161.27910.1614.751.4533.22.6634.6
    San Diego Padres Totals (3 yrs)354115616429766628149363514021419101719.257.335.397.7321316459100.262.140.29110.6416.261.5341.32.1333.7
    California Angels Totals (3 yrs)336974164227467461441981412073165917.233.330.436.766113942599.359.203.24912.3818.171.4721.24.0443.6
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)833283873113942188345035335.223.299.357.65637311723.268.134.2359.1213.401.4736.42.4131.5
    Detroit Tigers Totals (1 yrs)792152661121123724214700105.284.346.516.86223711125.321.232.3128.8619.832.2417.95.0641.0
    Kansas City Royals Totals (1 yrs)285191111170231600000.216.259.333.59254173.137.117.2945.5629.635.3351.01.8527.3
    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 Fielding Statistics

    top csv share Sort Research Applications: MLB Stats | Minor Stats | College Stats | Draft Research
  • Grid Filters
  • MLB
  • Minors
  • Full Season
  • Short Season
  • AAA
  • AA
  • A+
  • A
  • A-
  • Rookie
  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLB21OF1700.02100021211.0001.200.0010.560.76
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLB21DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.910.76
    1977Seattle MarinersALMLB22OF15500.04651193485476.9813.100.0095.796.91
    1977Seattle MarinersALMLB22DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.52.55
    1978Seattle MarinersALMLB23OF12800.03931062409403.9853.100.0080.099.21
    1979Seattle MarinersALMLB24OF16100.04531354471466.9892.900.0099.499.41
    1980New York YankeesALMLB25OF8200.0246431253250.9883.000.0050.698.84
    1981San Diego PadresNLMLB26OF10400.0295923306304.9932.900.0094.599.01
    1982San Diego PadresNLMLB27OF11400.0314351322317.9842.800.0070.498.32
    1983San Diego PadresNLMLB281B500.0193112322.9574.400.003.13.85
    1983San Diego PadresNLMLB28OF11100.0249352257252.9812.300.0068.583.51
    1984Evansville TripletsAmerAAA29OF4800.09714010298.9612.000.0031.2100.04
    1984Detroit TigersALMLB29OF7300.01504011541541.0002.100.0045.192.44
    1984Detroit TigersALMLB29DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.22.513
    1985California AngelsALMLB30OF7300.01791215192191.9952.600.0045.158.44
    1985California AngelsALMLB30DH4300.0000000.0000.000.0026.534.42
    1986California AngelsALMLB31OF12100.0205540214210.9811.700.0074.796.03
    1987California AngelsALMLB32OF6600.0811308582.9651.200.0040.777.64
    1987California AngelsALMLB32DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.93.55
    1988Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA33OF1200.01900019191.0001.600.008.524.011
    1989Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA34OF1100.01010011111.0001.000.007.640.78
    MLB Totals - (1B)500193112322.9574.400.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)120500305175432231693126.9862.600.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)5500000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)7100126240132128.9701.800.000.00.00
    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 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

    top csv share Sort Research Applications: MLB Stats | Minor Stats | College Stats | Draft Research
    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1976MLB---------173
    1977MLB---------1554
    1978MLB---------128-
    1979MLB---------161-
    1980MLB---------82-
    1981MLB---------104-
    1982MLB---------114-
    1983MLB--5------111-
    1984MLB---------732
    1984Minor---------48-
    1985MLB---------7343
    1986MLB---------121-
    1987MLB---------663
    1988Minor---------12-
    1989Minor---------11-
    Totals--5------127655