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Jim PerryTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1956-1975 MLB Years: 1959-1975
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PositionsP-630, OF-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Evan Perry Jr.
Height6-4Weight200BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 30,1935 [82.239]PlaceWilliamston,North Carolina
High SchoolWilliamston (Williamston,NC)
CollegeCampbell University (Buies Creek,NC)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1956 by the Cleveland Indians.
Signing ScoutsJim Gruzdis
MLB DebutApril 23,1959 [23.176]
OrganizationsCLE [10] MIN [10] DET [1] OAK [1] Awards1Awards Voting6-172
TBC Player ID16523Retrosheet IDperrj102MLBAM ID120442
RelationshipsBrother of Gaylord Perry
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Cleveland Indians in 1961 and Minnesota Twins in 1970-1971
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts29Walks69Hittable53SO/BB48vsPower53Hitting60Durability82Team.531Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1956nullD--Rel20784.80160160000120.0129104640651240001.629.68--4.889.301.91.467-
1957nullInd--Rel2115122.88380380000231.021292740731500001.238.26--2.845.842.05.556-
1958nullA--Rel221682.79320320000200.016578620661350001.167.43--2.976.082.05.667-
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31S/R2312102.6544133182184153.012254451055792121.167.180.593.244.651.44.5453.48
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31ST2418103.624136510431261.025711810535911203041.338.851.213.134.131.32.6434.44
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31ST2510174.71353506100223.22381321172887905061.459.581.133.503.621.03.3704.64
1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31ST2612124.14352787350193.221394892159740221.409.900.982.743.441.25.5004.21
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31Rel27005.23505001010.012660272001.3510.45--1.746.103.50-1.70
1963Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31S/R27993.743525105151168.016777701757652001.338.930.913.053.481.14.5004.04
1964Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31Rel28633.4442141009265.0612625723556011.298.400.963.177.582.39.6673.42
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31S/R291272.633619174230167.214257491847884031.137.620.972.524.721.87.6323.76
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31S/R301172.54332588120184.0149615217531226051.107.270.832.595.962.30.6113.37
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31S/R31873.033711263270130.21235144850942031.328.470.553.446.471.88.5333.11
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31S/R32862.273218143241139.01133735826692051.007.320.521.684.472.65.5712.81
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31ST332062.8246361012340261.2244878218661533091.188.390.622.275.262.32.7693.09
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31ST3424123.044040013400278.22581129420571683091.138.330.651.845.432.95.6673.08
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31ST3517174.23403918011270.0263135127391021265051.358.771.303.404.201.24.5004.58
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31ST3613163.35353505200217.219193811460854081.157.900.582.483.511.42.4483.39
1973Detroit TigersALMLBdet31ST3714134.03353417100203.022596912255662041.389.980.982.442.931.20.5194.20
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31ST3817122.96363608300252.024294831164711051.218.640.392.292.541.11.5863.40
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31S/R39166.69862000037.2463428818110001.7010.991.914.302.630.61.1436.20
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak36S/R39344.6615114212067.2614335726333001.298.110.933.464.391.27.4294.11
D Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter784.80160160000120.0129104640651240001.629.68--4.889.301.91.467-
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter2151743.456304471831093264103280.23127140712583089981576553711.268.570.842.734.321.58.5531.24
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1682.79320320000200.016578620661350001.167.43--2.976.082.05.667-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1682.79320320000200.016578620661350001.167.43--2.976.082.05.667-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter15122.88380380000231.021292740731500001.238.26--2.845.842.05.556-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter128903.1537624912761173551880.117117366591665411025370481.208.180.792.594.901.89.587-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter70673.762041535139132751129.21130532473113376452133191.338.990.902.993.591.20.511-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter14134.03353417100203.022596912255662041.389.980.982.442.931.20.519-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter344.6615114212067.2614335726333001.298.110.933.464.391.27.429-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14123.454230127241220.0209948421671064051.268.570.842.734.321.58.5381.24
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1892.79350350000220.018286680731490001.167.43--2.976.082.05.667-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31p2344505150105000301000.300.300.340.64017151.319.040.040.2850.005.880.000.000.006.67
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31p24429172220050111405100.242.247.264.51124298.282.022.022.2301.0214.2914.000.000.009.09
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31p25357341220030011405002.164.176.192.36814279.203.028.041.1661.2717.7214.000.000.0016.67
1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31p2635608111000002807002.183.210.200.41012169.212.017.050.1902.9011.594.000.000.009.09
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31p2752000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1963Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31p27355151120040061201001.216.298.255.55313258.282.039.157.25910.3420.692.000.000.0018.18
1963Totals for AL-AL         405351120040061401001.208.288.245.53313260.282.037.151.25010.0023.332.330.000.0018.18
1964Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31p284213020001000400001.154.154.154.3082013.222.000.000.1380.0030.770.000.000.000.00
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31p2936533911030011614000.170.200.226.42612259.243.056.075.1941.6927.1216.000.000.0022.22
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31p30335951340170051812100.220.288.339.62720568.293.119.203.2827.3526.473.601.4759.0038.46
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31p313942281017000600002.190.190.286.47612242.200.096.095.2140.0014.290.002.3842.0025.00
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31p3232424610250021204001.143.182.310.49213348.143.167.214.2304.1725.006.004.1721.0050.00
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31p33479381631070032413105.172.204.226.430214101.229.054.086.1982.9723.768.000.000.0025.00
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31p344197924401600114010101.247.253.320.573315109.277.073.082.2550.9212.8414.000.9297.0020.83
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31p354092101700050071804004.185.242.185.427170103.230.000.076.2066.8017.482.570.000.000.00
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31p36357131110010031405100.155.187.169.35612180.190.014.056.1673.7517.504.670.000.009.09
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter5418897317722355901321793515019.199.228.247.47522030980.242.048.083.0003.2718.275.590.51177.8016.95
Minnesota Twins Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter3806134911717254600281383334015.191.228.250.47815324681.236.059.104.0004.1120.264.930.73122.6020.51
Cleveland Indians Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter16127624605101301441018104.217.228.243.471676299.254.026.036.0001.3413.7110.250.000.0010.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162266225371118001054115106.199.228.247.475669293.242.048.083.0003.2718.275.590.51177.8016.95

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23P44-1531224-136361.0000.820.24-----44100.028.6
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24P41-2612340246563.9691.540.24-----4297.626.6
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25P35-2231737555954.9151.540.24-----35100.021.7
1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26P35-1931239135251.9811.460.26-----35100.021.6
1963Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27P35-168828213836.9471.030.21-----35100.021.7
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27P5-10-2--221.0000.400.20-----5100.03.1
1964Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28P42-6539--12121.0000.290.18-----42100.025.9
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29P36-167726133433.9710.920.20-----36100.022.2
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30P33-1849221-3231.9690.940.17-----33100.020.4
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31P37-130415122019.9500.510.15-----3994.922.8
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32P32-1391026313936.9231.130.26-----32100.019.8
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin33P46-2611231134443.9770.930.16-----4797.928.4
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin34P40-27811471-5958.9831.450.21-----4197.624.7
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin34OF1---------------412.40.6
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin35P40-2701744-461611.0001.530.23-----40100.025.0
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin36P35-2172128635549.8911.400.233730.0135100.022.7
1973Detroit TigersALMLBdet37P35-2031233314845.9381.290.225838.5135100.021.6
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38P36-252742215149.9611.360.19-----36100.022.2
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak39P15-6736--991.0000.600.13-----15100.09.3
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle39P8-3737-110101.0001.250.27-----8100.05.0
MLB Totals for P - 17 season(s)-   P630-32781915062933726697.9601.110.2181534.826300.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2344----------
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2441----------
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2535----------
1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2635----------
1963Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2735----------
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle275----------
1964Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2842----------
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2936----------
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3033----------
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3137----------
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3232----------
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3346----------
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3440--------1-
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3540----------
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3635----------
1973Detroit TigersALMLBdet3735----------
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3836----------
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3915----------
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle398----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1965Minnesota TwinsWorld SeriesMLB29004.502004.0522401.7511.250.004.509.002.000.00.000
1969Minnesota TwinsChamp. SeriesMLB33003.381008.0633301.136.750.003.383.381.000.00.000
1970Minnesota TwinsChamp. SeriesMLB340113.502005.11081302.1616.880.001.695.063.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs017.43303000013.316011046001.5010.800.002.704.051.500.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs004.5020200004.0502024001.7511.250.004.509.002.000.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969Minnesota TwinsChamp. SeriesMLB3313000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1970Minnesota TwinsChamp. SeriesMLB3421000001000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs34000001000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak47Scout1627488.45725.04Steve Boros
* 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
1970American League Cy Young Award1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1975-08-13Released by Athletics. 
1975-05-20TradeTraded by Indians with Dick Bosman to Athletics for Blue Moon Odom and Cash. 
1974-03-19TradeTraded by Tigers with Ed Farmer to Indians for Jerry Moses. 
1973-03-27TradeTraded by Twins to Tigers for Danny Fife and Cash. 
1963-05-02TradeTraded by Indians to Twins for Jack Kralick. 
1956-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
* 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.