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J.C. MartinTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1956-1972 MLB Years: 1959-1972
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PositionsC-692, 1B-89, 3B-47, OF-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoseph Clifton Martin
Height6-2Weight200BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 13,1936 [81.313]PlaceAxton,Virginia

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1956 by the Chicago White Sox.
Signing Bonus$4,000Signing ScoutsHarry Postove
MLB DebutSeptember 10,1959 [22.271]
OrganizationsCHA [12] CHN [3] NYN [2] Awards0
TBC Player ID14814Retrosheet IDmartj107MLBAM ID118344
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (1B) in 1961
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed42Power45Contact68XBH53RBIs61Runs25Hitting45Durability31Team.555Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1956HoldregeNeb StD-196424364671431051000000000.276.276.481.75711727243.245.205.206.3290.000.000.004.1224.3040.30
1957DavenportIIIB-20197716163103000000000.208.208.273.48121477.208.065.065.2120.000.000.000.000.0025.00
1957DubuqueMidwA-20103384801102501464000000000.286.286.461.74717739384.259.175.174.3280.000.000.003.6527.4335.45
1958Duluth-SuperiorNorthernInd-21123464781532791086000000000.330.330.491.82122846464.315.161.162.3600.000.000.002.1646.4030.07
1959IndianapolisAmerAAA-22133449671291921357000000000.287.287.425.71219134449.266.138.138.3130.000.000.002.9034.5426.36
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha323b2234010001000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.2260.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1960San DiegoPCLAAA-23142513711462041373000000000.285.285.415.70021337513.266.130.131.3090.000.000.002.5339.4625.34
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha123b23720021002000600001.100.100.150.2503120.143.050.050.1100.0030.000.000.000.0050.00
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha121b-3b2411027426638353212213123022.230.290.336.6269216300.244.106.179.2817.0010.331.481.6754.8025.40
1962SavannahSallyD-259433864111181852000000000.328.328.459.78715527338.312.131.130.3480.000.000.002.3742.2524.32
1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha12c251826020002000300001.077.077.077.1542026.087.000.000.0700.0011.540.000.000.000.00
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha12c26105259255311152800263512262.205.278.313.5918117290.217.108.208.2618.9712.071.351.7251.8032.08
1964Chicago White SoxALMLBcha12c27122294235810142200163023374.197.241.279.5208215318.205.082.136.2255.039.431.881.2673.5025.86
1965Chicago White SoxALMLBcha12c281192302160120221212429232101.261.333.339.6727814261.289.078.187.2929.2011.111.210.77115.0023.33
1966Chicago White SoxALMLBcha10c296715713405322000142411264.255.316.363.6795710175.286.108.197.2908.0013.711.711.1478.5025.00
1967Chicago White SoxALMLBcha10c30101252225912142244304112144.234.317.337.6548517286.264.103.222.29610.4914.341.371.4063.0028.81
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn9c317824420559233100213153234.225.298.316.6147714275.245.091.176.2817.6411.271.481.0981.3325.45
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn9c326617712375142100123201216.209.257.316.5735610192.231.107.175.2606.2516.672.672.0844.2527.03
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn12c3340771112101400201111172.156.333.208.541162100.167.052.312.24420.0011.000.551.0077.0016.67
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn12c344712513335021711121622162.264.336.352.688447142.287.088.184.3028.4511.271.331.4162.5021.21
1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn12c3525503123007105901113.240.304.300.60415357.286.060.180.2738.7715.791.800.000.0025.00
B Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter197716163103000000000.208.208.273.48121477.208.065.065.0000.000.000.000.000.0025.00
D Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15858112817832418103000000000.306.306.468.77427254581.284.162.162.0000.000.000.003.1032.2830.34
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter9082189189487821232230982012991722175336.222.291.315.6066891262446.243.093.185.0008.2212.221.491.3168.4125.87
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter378134621838564640194000000000.286.286.432.7185811101346.264.146.146.0000.000.000.002.9733.6528.57
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter27596213827539626130000000000.286.286.420.70640471962.266.134.134.0000.000.000.002.7037.0025.82
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103384801102501464000000000.286.286.461.74717739384.259.175.174.0000.000.000.003.6527.4335.45
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter123464781532791086000000000.330.330.491.82122846464.315.161.162.0000.000.000.002.1646.4030.07
Chicago White Sox Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter65215161303385992215077131200914103519.223.287.317.604481901680.242.094.181.0007.8011.901.531.3168.9126.63
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1444213292143752003363544410.219.281.316.59713324467.239.097.176.0007.0713.491.911.5060.1426.09
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter112252275790328213736343147.226.329.298.6277512299.250.072.222.00012.3712.040.971.0084.0021.05
Average MLB - Per 162 games162391348715264121365334396.222.291.315.60612322436.243.093.185.0008.2212.221.491.3168.4125.87
Average Minor - Per 162 games162577931652731783000000000.286.286.432.71824947577.264.146.146.0000.000.000.002.9733.6528.57

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha223B2---21-32.6671.00------366.71.3
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha233B5--58--13131.0002.60------771.43.2
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha231B1--3---331.0003.00------714.30.6
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha241B60--31429427347343.9885.72------11054.537.0
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha243B36--3989611134128.9553.56------11032.722.2
1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25C6--18---18181.0003.00-----21833.33.7
1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha251B1--1---111.0001.00------185.60.6
1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha253B1---2--221.0002.00------185.60.6
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26C98--4684899525516.9835.27-----1210593.360.5
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha261B3--81--991.0003.00------1052.91.9
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha263B1---------------1051.00.6
1964Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27C120--5304386581573.9864.78-----2412298.474.1
1965Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28C112--3484174396389.9823.47-----3311994.169.1
1965Chicago White SoxALMLBcha281B4--36--336361.0009.00------1193.42.5
1965Chicago White SoxALMLBcha283B2--12--331.0001.50------1191.71.2
1966Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29C63--2432353271266.9824.22-----96794.038.9
1967Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30C96--4783973524517.9875.39-321568.11610195.059.3
1967Chicago White SoxALMLBcha301B1--1---111.0001.00------1011.00.6
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn31C53--3342424360358.9946.75-----97867.932.7
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn311B14--124747135131.9709.36------7817.98.6
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn32C48--275912285284.9965.92-15478.936672.729.6
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn321B2--4---441.0002.00------663.01.2
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33C36--1631532181178.9834.94-----64090.022.2
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn331B3--112-42.5000.67------407.51.9
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34C43--2182112240239.9965.56-----74791.526.5
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34OF1---------------472.10.6
1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35C17-101604216664.9703.760.6314193.3-2568.011.0
MLB Totals for C - 11 season(s)-   C692-1013135267453634473402.9874.9233.68612075.31216920.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 9 season(s)-   1B89--492381037540530.9815.96------890.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B47--45103711155148.9553.15------470.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22-----2-----
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23--1--5-----
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24--60--36-----
1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25-61--1-----
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26-983--1-----
1964Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27-120---------
1965Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28-1124--2-----
1966Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29-63---------
1967Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30-961--------
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn31-5314--------
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn32-482--------
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33-363--------
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34-43-------1-
1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35-17---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB3222010002000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs22010002000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn37Bullpen Coach1626696.40722.06Jim Marshall,Whitey Lockman
1975Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha38Broadcaster1617586.46622.55Chuck Tanner
1985Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkMinorcha48Manager624022.6453.52 
* 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
1973-03-26Released by Cubs. 
1970-03-29TradeTraded by Mets to Cubs for Randy Bobb. 
1967-11-27TradeTraded by White Sox with Bill Southworth to Mets for Sandy Alomar and Ken Boyer. 
1956-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
* 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.