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Mike JorgensenTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1966-1985 MLB Years: 1968-1985
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Drafted

Positions1B-1053, OF-283, DH-5Position when Drafted1B-OFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Jorgensen
Height6-0Weight195BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 16,1948 [70.035]PlacePassaic,New Jersey
High SchoolFrancis Lewis (Queens,NY)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 4th round (61st overall) of the 1966 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 10,1968 [20.025]
OrganizationsNYN [10] MON [6] ATL [2] SLN [2] TEX [2] OAK [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID13498Retrosheet IDjorgm001MLBAM ID116766
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed58Power65Contact45XBH63RBIs60Runs46Hitting46Durability47Team.473Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1966MarionAppRk-1746150304700837000000000.313.313.473.786718150.275.160.160.3470.000.000.005.3318.7517.02
1967Winter HavenFSLA+-18843025689114541000000000.295.295.407.70212320302.283.112.113.3140.000.000.001.6660.4022.47
1968Ral./Dur.CaroA+-19572133467134327000000000.315.315.455.7709720213.305.140.141.3480.000.000.001.4171.0029.85
1968MemphisTexAA-192810071612010000000000.160.160.210.370213100.160.050.050.1660.000.000.000.000.0018.75
1968Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         853134183146337000000000.265.265.377.64211823313.258.112.112.2900.000.000.000.96104.3327.71
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn101b19814021000000400000.143.143.214.3573114.200.071.071.1610.0028.570.000.000.0050.00
1969TidewaterILAAA-20105359751041552169000000000.290.290.535.82519241359.246.245.245.3670.000.000.005.8517.1039.42
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn161b2176871517313422102301010.195.278.356.63431798.230.161.276.28510.2023.472.303.0629.0041.18
1971TidewaterILAAA-226522850781211541000000000.342.342.601.94313728228.296.259.259.4240.000.000.006.5815.2035.90
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn16of224511816261151112112430014.220.303.373.676447132.236.153.237.3118.3318.182.183.7923.6026.92
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon161b23113372488612313471213537547277.231.332.384.71614328438.255.153.293.32712.1017.121.422.9728.6232.56
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon161b241384134995162947167644934246.230.336.344.68014227486.241.114.291.31513.1710.080.771.8545.8928.42
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon161b251312874589161115935703923454.310.444.488.93214028366.324.178.415.42319.1310.660.563.0126.0931.46
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon161b2614444558116180186733797571388.261.378.422.80018836535.276.161.339.36714.7714.020.953.3624.7231.03
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon161b-of27125343368713062371524801395.254.349.344.69311819399.277.090.259.32013.0312.030.921.5057.1721.84
1977Montreal ExposNLMLBmon161b281920341000003401001.200.304.250.5545124.250.050.200.26612.5016.671.330.000.0025.00
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak181b286620318504183232254422423.246.329.394.7238013236.271.148.276.32110.5918.641.763.3925.3826.00
1977Totals for MLB-MLB         8522321545183232284823424.242.327.381.7088514260.269.139.269.31610.7718.461.713.0827.8825.93
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex351b2996972019301931181002113.196.319.258.577254118.207.062.268.27715.258.470.560.8597.0021.05
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex351b309015721357061602142923113.223.293.382.6756013177.236.159.236.3027.9116.382.073.3926.1737.14
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn161b311193214382110743034655010610.255.349.355.70411418368.290.100.234.32112.5014.951.201.9045.8621.95
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn221b32861228255231540122402312.205.270.352.6224310139.224.147.279.2818.6317.272.002.1640.6740.00
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn221b3312011416296021420212401032.254.370.360.730418136.307.106.307.33115.4417.651.141.4757.0027.59
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn221b343824563013012410001.250.333.500.83312427.263.250.292.3697.4114.812.003.7024.0066.67
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl111b3457485121018008800101.250.351.333.68416257.275.083.250.31814.0414.041.001.7548.0016.67
1977Totals for NL-NL         957210184021101101210102.250.345.389.73428684.271.139.264.33211.9014.291.202.3836.0033.33
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl111b353126471005013600110.269.333.308.6418130.333.039.115.28110.0020.002.000.000.0014.29
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln191b3559985244211200101700011.245.315.357.672357108.288.112.214.3039.2615.741.700.9398.0029.17
1983Totals for NL-NL         901249315211701132300121.250.319.347.666438138.297.097.194.2989.4216.671.770.72124.0025.81
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln191b367211214226001121312712003.196.375.250.625286146.259.054.339.31021.2318.490.870.000.0027.27
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter16333421429833132139542658445325892531255164.243.347.373.72012762404034.267.130.289.00013.1914.601.112.3536.0128.81
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3851352252401521652225000000000.297.297.474.7716411201352.268.177.178.0000.000.000.003.8526.0029.93
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter17058712518227636110000000000.310.310.560.87032969587.265.250.250.0000.000.000.006.1316.3137.91
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2810071612010000000000.160.160.210.370213100.160.050.050.0000.000.000.000.000.0018.75
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14151590156248868000000000.303.303.427.73022040515.292.124.124.0000.000.000.001.5564.3825.64
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter46150304700837000000000.313.313.473.786718150.275.160.160.0000.000.000.005.3318.7517.02
Montreal Expos Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter67018802394777665724341293212901617143331.254.365.391.7567361392248.271.137.315.00014.2812.900.902.5432.9829.14
New York Mets Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter4928001031873042190981021584531219.234.322.360.68228855914.266.126.255.00011.1617.291.552.3038.1029.41
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter186254415410072533323925226.213.303.335.6388517295.224.122.248.00010.8513.221.222.3736.2931.48
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter131210194610212321414412014.219.349.300.6496313254.273.081.281.00016.1417.321.070.39210.0028.26
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6620318504183232254422423.246.329.394.7238013236.271.148.276.00010.5918.641.763.3925.3826.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter88749192011301111400211.257.345.324.66924387.295.067.203.00012.6416.091.271.1574.0015.79
Average MLB - Per 162 games162339438313194264535823256.243.347.373.72012724400.267.130.289.00013.1914.601.112.3536.0128.81
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625691061692272295000000000.297.297.474.77127050569.268.177.178.0000.000.000.003.8526.0029.93

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn191B4--321-333331.0008.25------850.02.5
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn211B50--1161219129128.9922.56------7665.830.9
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn21OF10--29-2-3129.9352.90------7613.26.2
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn22OF31--58-3-6158.9511.87------4568.919.1
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn221B1--62-1881.0008.00------452.20.6
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon231B76-68075756466817813.99510.701.20-----11367.348.7
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23OF28-2284412-4745.9571.610.20-----11324.817.9
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon241B124-9319908058810751070.9958.631.15-----13889.976.5
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24OF11-4412---12121.0001.090.27-----1388.06.8
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon251B91--60651147658657.9987.22------13169.556.5
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25OF29--473--50501.0001.72------13122.118.0
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon261B133--115091712312481241.9949.33------14492.482.1
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26OF6--3---331.0000.50------1444.23.7
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon271B81--59957759663656.9898.10------12564.850.0
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27OF41--5211-5453.9811.29------12532.825.3
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak281B48--33032426366362.9897.54------6672.729.8
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28OF20--35---35351.0001.75------6630.312.4
1977Montreal ExposNLMLBmon281B5--234-127271.0005.40------1926.33.1
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28DH2---------------663.01.2
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex291B78--29931223332330.9944.23------9681.348.1
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex29OF9--18---18181.0002.00------969.45.6
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex29DH1---------------961.00.6
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex301B60--28730428321317.9885.28------9066.737.0
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex30OF20--331--34341.0001.70------9022.212.3
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex30DH2---------------902.21.2
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn311B72--51135332549546.9957.58------11960.544.4
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn31OF31--512115453.9811.71------11926.119.1
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn321B40--108818117116.9912.90------8646.538.8
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn32OF19--351--36361.0001.89------8622.118.4
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn331B56--1065114112111.9911.98------12046.734.6
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn33OF16--25-1-2625.9621.56------12013.39.9
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl341B19--363-639391.0002.05------5733.311.7
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn341B19--363-539391.0002.05------3850.011.7
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34OF6--9---991.0001.50------5710.53.7
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln351B39--19419230215213.9915.46------5966.124.1
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl351B8--25---25251.0003.13------3125.84.9
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl35OF4--3---331.0000.75------3112.92.5
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln361B49--31817232337335.9946.84------7268.130.2
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36OF2---------------722.81.2
MLB Totals for 1B - 17 season(s)-   1B1053-161165295374460171107066.9946.714.39-----10530.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 16 season(s)-   OF283-2724549101473463.9791.641.70-----2830.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH5---------------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn19--4--------
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn21--50------10-
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn22--1------31-
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23--76------28-
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24--124------11-
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25--91------29-
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26--133------6-
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27--81------41-
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28--48------202
1977Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28--5--------
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex29--78------91
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex30--60------202
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn31--72------31-
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn32--40------19-
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn33--56------16-
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34--19------6-
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn34--19--------
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35--39--------
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl35--8------4-
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36--49------2-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1985St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB3622000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1985St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB3623000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs22000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs23000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1987Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAMinorsln38Manager1407862.5571.02 Lost in Semi-Finals
1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAMinorsln39Manager1426379.44426.04 
1989Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAMinorsln40Manager1457174.49015.54 
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln41Minor League Hitting instructor1627092.43225.06Whitey Herzog,Joe Torre,Red Schoendienst
1991St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln42Minor League Hitting instructor1628478.51914.02Joe Torre
1992St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln43Farm Director1628379.51213.03Joe Torre
1993St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln44Farm Director1628775.53710.03Joe Torre
1994St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln45Farm Director1145361.46513.04Joe Torre
1995St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln46Manager1436281.43422.54 
1995St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln46Farm Director1436281.43422.54Joe Torre,Mike Jorgensen
1996St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln47Farm Director1628874.543--1Tony La RussaLost NLCS (Braves)
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln48Farm Director1627389.45111.04Tony La Russa
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln49Farm Director1628379.51219.03Tony La Russa
1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln50Farm Director1617586.46621.54Tony La Russa
2000St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln51Farm Director1629567.586--1Tony La RussaLost NLCS (Mets)
2001St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln52Farm Director1629369.574--2Tony La RussaLost in 1st Round (Diamondbacks)
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln59Special Assistants to the GM1628676.53111.54Tony La Russa
2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln60Special Assistants to the GM1629171.562--2Tony La RussaLost in NLDS (LA Dodgers)
2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln61Special Assistants to the GM1628676.5315.02Tony La Russa
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln62Pro Scout1629072.5566.02Tony La RussaWon World Series (Rangers)
* 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

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1973National League Gold Glove (First Base)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-12-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1984-06-15TradeTraded by Braves with Ken Dayley to Cardinals for Ken Oberkfell. 
1983-06-15Purchased by Braves from Mets. 
1979-10-23TradeTraded by Rangers with Ed Lynch to Mets for Willie Montanez. 
1978-01-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1977-10-30Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1977-05-22TradeTraded by Expos to Athletics for Stan Bahnsen. 
1972-04-05TradeTraded by Mets with Tim Foli and Ken Singleton to Expos for Rusty Staub. 
* 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
1985St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll36200,000-4021633370,78060,000200,000
* 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