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Jerry KoosmanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1965-1985 MLB Years: 1967-1985
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PositionsP-612Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJerome Martin Koosman
Height6-2Weight208BatsRightThrowsLeft
Born DateDecember 23,1943 [74.271]PlaceAppleton,Minnesota
High SchoolWest Central School of Agriculture (Morris,MN)
CollegeUniversity of Minnesota-Morris (Morris,MN)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1964 by the New York Mets.
Signing Bonus$1,600Signing ScoutsRed Murff
MLB DebutApril 14,1967 [23.113]
OrganizationsNYN [14] CHA [3] MIN [3] PHI [2] Awards2Awards Voting6-124
TBC Player ID13896Retrosheet IDkoosj001MLBAM ID117255
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (LHP) in 1968 ... Opening Day Starter for New York Mets in 1978, Minnesota Twins in 1980-1981 and Chicago White Sox in 1982
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts66Walks67Hittable53SO/BB75vsPower53Hitting23Durability78Team.484Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1965nullA--Rel215114.71270270000107.010170560561280001.478.50--4.7110.772.29.313-
1965nullAA--Rel21023.75202000012.01175011110001.838.25--8.258.251.00.000-
1965Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel05134.61290290000119.011277610671390001.508.47--5.0710.512.07.2781.87
1966nullA---Rel221271.38240240000170.010943260431740000.895.77--2.289.214.05.632-
1967nullAAA--Rel2311102.43250250000178.013760480461830001.036.93--2.339.253.98.524-
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn36S/R23026.04936001022.0221715319110101.848.871.217.664.430.58.0005.85
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn36ST2419122.083534117700263.2221726116691788081.107.540.552.366.082.58.6132.70
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn36ST251792.283232016600241.0187666114681807241.066.980.522.546.722.65.6542.67
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn36ST261273.14302915100212.0189877422711187321.238.020.933.015.011.66.6323.91
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn36ST276113.04262424000165.216066561251967011.278.690.652.775.221.88.3533.18
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn36S/R2811124.143424104151163.0155817514521479061.278.560.772.878.122.83.4782.78
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn36ST2914152.843535012300263.0234938318761563041.188.010.622.605.342.05.4833.18
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn36ST3015113.363535013000265.02581139916851888171.298.760.542.896.382.21.5772.99
1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn36ST3114133.423634211422239.22341069119981737741.398.790.713.686.501.77.5193.45
1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn36ST3221102.693432217300247.0205817419662003111.107.460.692.407.283.03.6772.83
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn36ST338203.49323206100226.21951028817811922441.227.740.673.227.622.37.2863.14
1978New York MetsNLMLBnyn36ST343153.75383263062235.02211109817841605181.308.450.653.216.121.90.1673.34
1979Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin36ST3520133.383736110200263.22681089919831572131.339.150.652.835.361.89.6063.46
1980Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin36ST3616134.03383448022243.025211910924691492151.329.320.892.555.512.16.5523.72
1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin36S/R37394.2019136215594.0984944834551101.409.350.763.245.251.62.2503.62
1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha36S/R37143.33835104027.027101027211001.269.000.672.337.003.00.2002.79
1982Chicago White SoxALMLBcha36S/R381173.8442192331123173.01948174938884221.3410.070.471.974.572.32.6113.07
1983Chicago White SoxALMLBcha36S/R391174.773724132162169.217696901953905061.359.341.012.814.771.70.6114.19
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24,37ST4014153.25363423100224.023295818601376231.309.320.322.415.502.28.4832.85
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24ST41644.6219181310099.010756511434602231.429.691.273.085.441.76.6004.43
MLB Totals - 19 Season(s)Filter2222093.36612527851403343173834.0363516081433290119825568929711.268.520.682.815.992.13.5150.64
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter28302.60780780000467.035818013501564960001.106.90--3.019.563.18.483-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11102.43250250000178.013760480461830001.036.93--2.339.253.98.524-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter023.75202000012.01175011110001.838.25--8.258.251.00.000-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5114.71270270000107.010170560561280001.478.50--4.7110.772.29.313-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1271.38240240000170.010943260431740000.895.77--2.289.214.05.632-
New York Mets Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1401373.0937634630108261452542.2228199487518782017996620491.228.070.662.906.362.19.505-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter39353.7794831120377600.0618276252511863615381.349.250.762.785.401.94.527-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter23184.2387464162225369.1397187174309819910281.349.660.732.384.842.03.561-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter20193.67555236200323.033915113222941978461.349.440.612.625.482.10.513-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13123.36353058221220.0208928217691465241.268.520.682.815.992.13.5200.64
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13142.60370370000220.016985640732340001.106.90--3.019.563.18.481-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn36p2392000000001100000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.22933.3333.331.000.000.000.00
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn36p2435913710140036203001.077.106.121.22711297.214.044.077.1093.0963.9220.671.0391.0028.57
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn36p2532841400010014604002.048.059.048.1074089.105.000.012.0511.1251.6946.000.000.000.00
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn36p2630705610040084608002.086.179.100.2797186.250.014.129.1479.3053.495.750.000.0016.67
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn36p2726503800000032516001.160.222.160.3828060.320.000.060.1885.0041.678.330.000.000.00
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn36p2834471400010001809001.085.085.085.1704056.138.000.000.0780.0032.140.000.000.000.00
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn36p29357838100300237015002.103.125.115.2409195.195.012.038.1142.1138.9518.500.000.0012.50
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn36p303586516210500729010002.186.247.233.480203103.281.047.128.2296.8028.164.140.000.0018.75
1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn36p31367841420061043107000.179.220.205.42516289.298.026.090.2024.4934.837.750.000.0014.29
1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn36p323479517200600234013001.215.235.241.47619294.378.026.051.2222.1336.1717.000.000.0011.76
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn36p3332722800170003015102.111.122.153.27511179.167.042.042.1230.0037.970.001.2772.0012.50
1978New York MetsNLMLBnyn36p3438701630020002705000.086.086.129.2159375.140.043.043.0950.0036.000.000.000.0050.00
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24,37p40367428000300123014003.108.120.108.2288089.157.000.014.1061.1225.8423.000.000.000.00
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24p411934130004001901102.088.111.088.1993037.115.000.029.0952.7024.329.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter43191536109121246103341821002019.119.151.141.292129151052.215.022.059.0003.1439.7312.670.19457.5013.76
New York Mets Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter376807339812123910313862851014.121.156.146.30211815926.229.025.064.0003.3541.6812.450.22403.5015.31
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter55108311000700232015105.102.117.102.219110126.143.000.019.0001.5925.4016.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623441441501170012157138107.119.151.141.292486395.215.022.059.0003.1439.7312.670.19457.5013.76

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn23P9-22-5-1551.0000.560.23-----9100.05.6
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn24P35-263542-247471.0001.340.18-----35100.021.6
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn25P32-241437134241.9761.280.17-----32100.019.8
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn26P30-212720-127271.0000.900.13-----30100.018.5
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn27P26-165623123029.9671.120.18-----26100.016.0
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn28P34-163423112827.9640.790.1712666.7134100.021.8
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn29P35-263541214846.9581.310.17101050.0135100.021.7
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn30P35-265841425349.9251.400.18-----35100.021.6
1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn31P36-2391032334542.9331.170.18-----36100.022.2
1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn32P34-247539314744.9361.290.18-----34100.021.0
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn33P32-2264254-3329.8790.910.13-----32100.019.8
1978New York MetsNLMLBnyn34P38-235448645852.8971.370.22-----38100.023.5
1979Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin35P37-2631050566560.9231.620.23-----37100.022.8
1980Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin36P38-243741325148.9411.260.20-----38100.023.6
1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin37P19-945151-2120.9521.050.21-----19100.017.4
1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37P8-2722--441.0000.500.15-----8100.07.5
1982Chicago White SoxALMLBcha38P42-1731224133736.9730.860.21-----42100.025.9
1983Chicago White SoxALMLBcha39P37-169526223331.9390.840.18-----37100.022.8
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40P36-224934414743.9151.190.19-----36100.022.2
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi41P19-99414111918.9470.950.18-----19100.011.7
MLB Totals for P - 19 season(s)-   P612-38331165824236740698.9431.140.18221657.926120.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn239----------
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn2435----------
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn2532----------
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn2630----------
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn2726----------
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn2834----------
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn2935----------
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn3035----------
1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn3136----------
1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn3234----------
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn3332----------
1978New York MetsNLMLBnyn3438----------
1979Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3537----------
1980Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3638----------
1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3719----------
1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha378----------
1982Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3842----------
1983Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3937----------
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4036----------
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4119----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1969New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB250011.571004.2764502.6213.500.007.719.641.250.00.000
1969New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB25202.0421017.2744900.643.570.002.044.582.250.001.000
1973New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB29102.001109.0820900.898.000.000.009.0000.001.000
1973New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB29103.122008.2937801.959.350.007.278.311.140.001.000
1983Chicago White SoxChamp. SeriesMLB390054.001000.11220030.0027.000.0054.000.000.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs106.43303100014.0160100614001.5710.290.003.869.002.330.001.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs302.39404100026.3160701117001.035.470.003.765.811.550.001.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB2512100000001200000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.50033.3366.672.000.000.000.00
1969New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB2527011000000400000.143.143.286.429217.333.143.1430.0057.140.000.000.00100.00
1973New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB2914120001000000000.500.500.5001.000204.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1973New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB2924000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs26220001001200000.333.429.333.762207.500.000.16714.2928.572.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs411011000000700000.091.091.182.2732111.250.091.0910.0063.640.000.000.00100.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1992Columbia MetsSALAMinornyn48Pitching Coach1387959.572--1Tim Blackwell
* 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 [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1973MLB Player of the Month (April)1
1976NL Pitcher of the Month (July)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-12-06Released by Phillies. 
1984-02-15TradeTraded by White Sox to Phillies for Ron Reed. 
1983-12-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1983-11-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1981-08-30TradeTraded by Twins to White Sox for Randy Johnson, Ronnie Perry, Ivan Mesa and Cash. 
1978-12-08TradeTraded by Mets to Twins for Jesse Orosco and Greg Field. 
1964-08-27ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
* 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
1964New York Mets-201,600-------1,600Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
1985Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll41600,000-161974++370,78060,000601,600
* 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