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Jon MatlackTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1967-1983 MLB Years: 1971-1983
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Major Award Winner

PositionsP-361Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJonathan Trumpbour Matlack
Height6-3Weight205BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJanuary 19,1950 [68.270]PlaceWest Chester,Pennsylvania
High SchoolHenderson (West Chester,PA)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJuly 11,1971 [21.173]
OrganizationsNYN [11] TEX [6] Awards3Awards Voting2-24
TBC Player ID14889Retrosheet IDmatlj101MLBAM ID118428
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (LHP) in 1972 ... Opening day starter for Texas Rangers in 1978,1980-1981
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts64Walks76Hittable52SO/BB79vsPower52Hitting21Durability58Team.489Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1967nullAA--Rel170114.4020200005.010880440002.8018.00--7.207.201.00.000-
1968nullA+--Rel181362.76240240000173.013359530661880001.156.92--3.439.782.85.684-
1969nullAAA--Rel191474.14260260000176.01768381066990001.389.00--3.385.061.50.667-
1970nullAAA--Rel2012114.13260260000183.016894840901460001.418.26--4.437.181.62.522-
1971nullAAA--Rel211173.97220220000152.014182670551450001.298.35--3.268.592.64.611-
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn32ST21034.14761001037.0311817215243001.247.540.493.655.841.60.0003.07
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn32ST2215102.32343228410244.0215796314711697101.177.930.522.626.232.38.6002.63
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn32ST2314163.203434014300242.0210938616992056001.287.810.603.687.622.07.4672.96
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn32ST2413152.413434014700265.022182718761954101.127.500.272.586.612.57.4642.36
1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn32ST2516123.38333218300228.22241058615581547101.238.820.592.286.062.66.5712.85
1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn32ST2617102.953535016600262.02369486185715313301.128.110.621.965.262.68.6303.01
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn32ST277154.21262605300169.0175867919431232201.299.321.012.296.552.86.3183.51
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex32ST2815132.273533218221270.0252936814511578001.128.400.471.705.233.08.5362.66
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex32ST29544.1313130200085.0984339915351001.3310.380.951.593.712.33.5563.81
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex32ST3010103.68353418111234.22651119617481429001.3310.160.651.845.452.96.5003.10
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex32ST31474.14171611100104.01015948841432001.368.710.693.543.711.05.3643.95
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex32S/R32773.5333141910111147.215864581437782101.329.630.852.264.752.11.5003.64
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex32S/R33244.6625916207073.0904338727384001.6011.050.863.314.661.41.3334.06
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1251263.183613184397302332360.02276970835161638151668901.238.670.612.435.772.38.4980.41
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter50323.8310001000000689.062832629302815820001.328.20--3.677.602.07.610-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter37254.09740740000511.048525923202113900001.368.54--3.726.871.85.597-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0114.4020200005.010880440002.8018.00--7.207.201.00.000-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1362.76240240000173.013359530661880001.156.92--3.439.782.85.684-
New York Mets Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter82813.0320319946526201447.1131255748892419102342801.208.150.572.606.362.44.503-
Texas Rangers Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter43453.4115811939324213913.09644133476921949326101.299.480.682.154.852.25.489-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12123.18343049320220.0212907815591416101.238.670.612.435.772.38.5000.41
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings16103.83320320000220.0201104940901860001.328.20--3.677.602.07.615-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn32p21711130000001600000.273.333.273.6063012.600.000.091.2868.3350.006.000.000.000.00
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn32p223478610100200104405001.128.227.141.36811193.294.013.141.18710.7547.314.400.000.0010.00
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn32p233565590002001338012000.138.282.138.4209090.333.000.200.22414.4442.222.920.000.000.00
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn32p24347938000800534011101.101.153.101.2548096.174.000.063.1295.2135.426.800.000.000.00
1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn32p25337067000200133305000.100.241.100.3417088.189.000.186.19014.7737.502.540.000.000.00
1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn32p263588101710090083517003.193.268.205.473181104.321.012.102.2337.6933.654.380.000.005.88
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn32p2726501310000072701002.060.175.080.2554158.130.020.160.14112.0746.553.860.000.0033.33
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter2044413257300230057217141107.129.230.136.366603541.253.007.136.00010.5440.113.810.000.005.26
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623502545200180045172133106.129.230.136.366482430.253.007.136.00010.5440.113.810.000.005.26

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn21P7-3712--331.0000.430.08-----7100.04.3
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn22P34-244833114241.9761.210.1710758.8234100.021.8
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn23P34-242440134544.9781.290.18231363.913597.121.1
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn24P34-265540-145451.0001.320.17-----34100.021.0
1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn25P33-228328313431.9120.940.14-----33100.020.4
1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn26P35-26210351-4645.9781.290.17-----35100.021.6
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn27P26-169427113231.9691.190.18-----26100.016.0
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex28P35-2701742526459.9221.690.22-----35100.021.6
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex29P13-85316212119.9051.460.22-----13100.08.0
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex30P35-2345254-3430.8820.860.13-----35100.021.7
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex31P17-1042202-2422.9171.290.21-----17100.016.2
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex32P33-147424-128281.0000.850.19-----33100.020.4
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex33P25-73214131716.9410.640.22-----25100.015.4
MLB Totals for P - 13 season(s)-   P361-2360683462114435414.9521.150.18332062.333610.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn217----------
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn2234----------
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn2334----------
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn2434----------
1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn2533----------
1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn2635----------
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn2726----------
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex2835----------
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex2913----------
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex3035----------
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex3117----------
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex3233----------
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex3325----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1973New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB23100.001109.0203900.562.000.003.009.003.000.001.000
1973New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB23122.1630016.210451100.935.400.002.705.942.200.00.333
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs100.0010110009.0200039000.562.000.003.009.003.000.001.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs122.16303000016.710040511000.905.400.002.705.942.200.00.333

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1973New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB2312000000001200000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.50033.3366.672.000.000.000.00
1973New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB2334010000002100000.250.500.250.750106.333.000.50033.3316.670.500.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs12000000001200000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.50033.3366.672.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs34010000002100000.250.500.250.750106.333.000.50033.3316.670.500.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1991Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAMinorsdn41Pitching Coach1406575.46416.05Jim Riggleman
1992Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAMinorsdn42Pitching Coach1447470.51411.52Jim RigglemanLost in Semi-Finals
1993Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAMinorsdn43Pitching Coach1435885.40625.05Russ Nixon
1993Sarasota White SoxFSLA+Minorcha43Pitching Coach1347757.5757.52Dave Huppert
1994Prince William CannonsCaroA+Minorcha44Pitching Coach1367165.52222.03Dave Huppert
1995Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAMinorsdn45Pitching Coach1446183.42426.55Tim Flannery
1996Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet46Pitching Coach16253109.32739.05Buddy Bell
* 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 [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1972National League Player of the Week (September 18-September 24) ... National League Rookie of the Year2
1975MLB All-Star Game Most Valuable Player1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1983-10-31Released by Rangers. 
1977-12-08TradeTraded by Mets with John Milner to Rangers for Ken Henderson, Tom Grieve and Willie Montanez. 
* 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.