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Jim NettlesTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1968-1986 MLB Years: 1970-1981
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PositionsOF-613, 1B-19Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames William Nettles
Height6-0Weight186BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMarch 2,1947 [71.109]PlaceSan Diego,California
High SchoolCrawford (San Diego,CA)
CollegeSan Diego State University (San Diego,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 4th round (76th overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 7,1970 [23.189]
OrganizationsMIN [6] OAK [3] KCA [2] DET [1] NYA [1] PIT [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID15927Retrosheet IDnettj101MLBAM ID119721
RelationshipsBrother of Graig Nettles, Uncle of Jeff Nettles
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed53Power59Contact54XBH57RBIs50Runs49Hitting47Durability30Team.526Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1968St. CloudNorthernInd-21682605074133435000000000.285.285.404.68910520260.273.119.119.3120.000.000.001.5465.0027.03
1969CharlotteSouAA-222184112212311000000000.262.262.429.69136684.235.167.167.3080.000.000.003.5728.0027.27
1970EvansvilleAmerAAA-2311238562122223834000000000.317.317.452.76917433385.302.135.135.3410.000.000.002.0848.1327.05
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin34,39of231320350000011500000.250.286.250.5365021.333.000.000.2504.7623.815.000.000.000.00
1971PortlandPCLAAA-2436148244054523000000000.270.270.459.7296814148.245.189.189.3260.000.000.003.3829.6035.00
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin7of247016817425162432192400323.250.321.399.7206712190.255.149.268.32410.0012.631.263.1628.0028.57
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin7of2510223528485241543325210035.204.302.294.5966911268.246.090.230.27911.9419.401.631.4958.7522.92
1973TacomaPCLAAA-26138553971451891564000000000.262.262.409.67122642553.242.147.146.2990.000.000.002.7136.8728.97
1974EvansvilleAmerAAA-277728748831471249000000000.289.289.512.80114733287.258.223.223.3590.000.000.004.1823.9239.76
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet28of274314120325161734152612011.227.306.404.7105712159.239.177.277.3259.4316.351.733.7723.5037.50
1976JuarezMexAAA-29621682533100113000000000.196.196.274.4704611168.192.078.077.2140.000.000.000.60168.0033.33
1977Columbus ClippersILAAApit-301234098911624316451110775401200.284.395.474.86919443489.293.190.381.38815.7511.040.703.2725.5637.07
1978Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of31125444601161971670104626712400.261.350.444.79419742513.274.183.336.35912.0913.061.083.1227.7536.21
1979Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of32133477651223141786148837820400.256.366.444.81021252566.272.188.375.36414.6613.780.943.0028.0642.62
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28of321123020001003200000.087.192.087.2792026.095.000.130.15211.547.690.670.000.000.00
1980Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-of3311535347909483765465808100.255.340.371.71113121408.285.116.249.32711.2714.221.261.9644.1323.33
1981Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-of34108344428310444538486114340.241.333.328.66111318400.280.087.212.30712.0015.251.271.0086.0021.69
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29of3410000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1982Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-of35510351003000100000.500.500.6001.1006110.556.100.100.4910.0010.000.000.000.0020.00
1986Madison MuskiesMidwAoak-3911000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter24058768129154165710107010923369.220.304.341.64520035665.243.121.240.00010.5316.391.562.4136.6927.13
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter105636635739771644710548044353163194151440.267.324.423.74715503164012.268.156.245.0007.887.951.012.6234.8932.34
AAA Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter103435785629551634510246944353163194151440.267.326.423.74915143103927.269.156.247.0008.058.121.012.6035.0832.46
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2184112212311000000000.262.262.429.69136684.235.167.167.0000.000.000.003.5728.0027.27
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter682605074133435000000000.285.285.404.68910520260.273.119.119.0000.000.000.001.5465.0027.03
Minnesota Twins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1854234895103103976528110358.225.309.333.64214123479.254.108.234.00010.8616.911.562.0942.3024.21
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4314120325161734152612011.227.306.404.7105712159.239.177.277.0009.4316.351.733.7723.5037.50
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1123020001003200000.087.192.087.2792026.095.000.130.00011.547.690.670.000.000.00
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623964687103113877477412246.220.304.341.64513524449.243.121.240.00010.5316.391.562.4136.6927.13
Average Minor - Per 162 games16256288150257167475484912210.267.324.423.74723848615.268.156.245.0007.887.951.012.6234.8932.34

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23OF11--8---881.0000.73------1384.66.8
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24OF62--139321144142.9862.29------7088.638.8
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25OF79-571156531164161.9822.040.28-----10277.551.3
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin251B1-11---111.0001.001.00-----1021.00.6
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet27OF41--801--81811.0001.98------4395.325.3
1978Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca31OF107--18253-190187.9841.75------12585.679.3
1978Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca311B8--5010146160.9847.50------1256.45.9
1979Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca32OF109--253661265259.9772.38------13382.080.1
1979Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca321B9--6210137372.9868.00------1336.86.6
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32OF8--19---19191.0002.38------1172.74.9
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca321B1--2---221.0002.00------119.10.6
1980Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya33OF113--1561044170166.9761.47------11598.380.7
1981Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak34OF78--128872143136.9511.74------10872.256.1
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34OF1---------------1100.00.9
1982Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak35OF4--7---771.0001.75------580.02.8
MLB Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF202-571402952416411.9882.030.72-----2020.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B2-13---331.0001.503.00-----20.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF411--72629207775755.9741.84------4110.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B17--1122027134132.9857.76------170.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23---------11-
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24---------62-
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25--1------79-
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet27---------41-
1978Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca31--8------107-
1979Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca32--9------109-
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32--1------8-
1980Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya33---------113-
1981Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak34---------78-
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34---------1-
1982Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak35---------4-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1983Idaho Falls A'sPioRkMinoroak36Manager672740.40314.53 
1984Idaho Falls A'sPioRkMinoroak37Manager682741.39720.03 
1985Madison MuskiesMidwAMinoroak38Manager1386573.47119.53 
1986Madison MuskiesMidwAMinoroak39Manager1408654.614--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
1987Madison MuskiesMidwAMinoroak40Manager1406377.45019.03 
1988Madison MuskiesMidwAMinoroak41Manager1406575.46419.04 
1989Madison MuskiesMidwAMinoroak42Manager1315972.45025.57 
1990Peninsula PilotsCaroA+Minorsea43Manager1405783.40733.54 
1991Jacksonville SunsSouAAMinorsea44Manager1437469.51713.54 
1992Medicine Hat Blue JaysPioRkMinortor45Manager752352.30729.54 
1993Hagerstown SunsSALAMinortor46Manager1427468.52111.54 
1994Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+Minortor47Manager1336568.48915.56 
1995Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+Minortor48Manager1376374.46015.58 
2006Spokane IndiansNwstA-Minortex59Hitting Coach762650.34218.04Mike Micucci-
* 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
1981-01-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1981-01-05Released by Yankees. 
1980-01-24ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1979-12-12Released by Royals. 
1977-12-09Purchased by Royals from Pirates. 
1977-02-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1976-04-07Released by Indians. 
1976-02-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1975-02-06Released by Tigers. 
1973-12-10TradeTraded by Twins to Tigers for Paul Jata. 
* 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.