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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Phillip Rooker
Stat Years
1962-1980  [mlb] 1968-1980
Height/Weight
6-0 / 201
Bats/Throws
Right / Left
Positions
P (319) ... OF (1)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1942-09-23 in Lakeview, Oregon   [77.193]
High School
Cherry Creek (Englewood,CO)
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Detroit Tigers in 1960
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Jack Fournier
MLB Debut
1968-06-30 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.280)
Service Time
Organizations
PIT [8] KCA [4] DET [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17349 ... retro id: rookj101 ... mlbam id: 121435
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1962JamestownNyplA-----191---008.10300000010.0111090830001.909.900.007.202.709.000.38.000
    1962Minor Totals: byYearA-----191---008.10300003010.0111090830001.909.900.007.202.709.000.38.000
    1964Duluth-SuperiorNorthernInd----212---345.291100000063.0494637060510001.737.000.008.577.296.570.85.429
    1964Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----211---345.2911000011063.0494637060510001.737.000.008.577.296.570.85.429
    1965Rocky MountCaroA+----223---174.101500000068.0583931042500001.477.680.005.566.625.161.19.125
    1965MontgomerySouAA----223---144.211300000047.0343022028450001.326.510.005.368.625.741.61.200
    1965Minor Totals: byYearAA/A+----222---2114.15280000280115.0926953070950001.417.200.005.487.435.401.36.154
    1966Rocky MountCaroA+----234---1252.0523000000145.0984433075990001.196.080.004.666.142.731.32.706
    1966MontgomerySouAA----234---0010.2950000007.0121180680002.5715.430.007.7110.2914.141.33.000
    1966Minor Totals: byYearAA/A+----232---1252.43280000280152.011055410811070001.266.510.004.806.343.261.32.706
    1967MontgomerySouAA----245---522.89800000056.0502218022450001.298.040.003.547.233.542.05.714
    1967ToledoILAAA----245---553.7819000000100.0984842051920001.498.820.004.598.284.321.80.500
    1967Minor Totals: byYearAA/AAA----242---1073.46270000270156.014870600731370001.428.540.004.217.904.041.88.588
    1968ToledoILAAA----256---1482.6125000000190.014467550722060001.146.820.003.419.763.172.86.636
    1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet34256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.8620000204.24220140001.077.710.001.937.713.864.00.000
    1968Minor Totals: byYearAAA----251---1482.61250000250190.014467550722060001.146.820.003.419.763.172.86.636
    1968MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf004.2920000204.74220140001.198.570.002.148.574.294.00.000
    1969High Point-ThomasvilleCaroA+----267---200.00200000018.0114003270000.785.500.001.5013.502.009.001.000
    1969OmahaAmerAAA----267---201.50200000018.0123303160000.836.000.001.508.001.505.331.000
    1969Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4163.75282281260158.1136806613731085111.327.730.744.156.144.551.48.200
    1969Minor Totals: byYearA+/AAA----262---400.75400004036.0237306430000.815.750.001.5010.751.757.171.000
    1969MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4163.76282281260158.3136806613731085111.327.740.744.166.154.551.48.200
    1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca13278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10153.54382963591203.21909980111021173111.438.400.494.515.174.371.15.400
    1970MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10153.54382963591203.71909980111021173111.448.420.494.525.184.381.15.400
    1971OmahaAmerAAA----289---232.74600000046.0522214013380001.4110.170.002.547.434.302.92.400
    1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca13289Log - Sp - Ext - Perf275.3320711313054.0593532224314011.549.830.334.005.175.831.29.222
    1971Minor Totals: byYearAAA----281---232.74600006046.0522214013380001.4110.170.002.547.434.302.92.400
    1971MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf275.3320711313054.0593532224314011.549.830.334.005.175.831.29.222
    1972OmahaAmerAAA----2910---351.74800000062.0571812012530001.118.270.001.747.692.614.42.375
    1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca252910Log - Sp - Ext - Perf564.3818104238072.0783735324443011.429.750.383.005.504.631.83.455
    1972Minor Totals: byYearAAA----291---351.74800008062.0571812012530001.118.270.001.747.692.614.42.375
    1972MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf564.3818104238072.0783735324443011.429.750.383.005.504.631.83.455
    1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit193011Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1062.854118639235170.1143595412521224021.147.560.632.756.453.122.35.625
    1973MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1062.864118639235170.3143595412521224021.157.570.632.756.463.122.35.625
    1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit193112Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15112.783333151000262.2228938111831399041.187.810.382.844.763.191.67.577
    1974MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15112.783333151000262.7228938111831399041.197.830.382.854.773.191.67.577
    1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit193213Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13112.97282871000196.2177806516761025131.298.100.733.484.673.661.34.542
    1975MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13112.98282871000196.7177806516761025131.298.120.733.494.683.671.34.542
    1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit193314Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1583.353029101111198.220183741272927121.379.110.543.264.173.761.28.652
    1976MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1583.363029101111198.720183741272927121.389.130.543.274.183.771.28.652
    1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit193415Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1493.08303072000204.119687702464898201.278.631.062.823.923.831.39.609
    1977MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1493.09303072000204.319687702464898201.278.641.062.823.923.841.39.609
    1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit193516Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9114.24282810000163.116094771381761031.488.820.724.464.195.180.94.450
    1978MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9114.25282810000163.316094771381761031.488.830.724.474.195.190.94.450
    1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit193617Log - Sp - Ext - Perf474.60191710020103.210658531139446001.409.200.953.393.825.041.13.364
    1979MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf474.62191710020103.710658531139446001.419.240.963.403.845.061.13.364
    1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit193718Log - Sp - Ext - Perf223.50440000018.0167701280001.568.000.006.004.003.500.67.500
    1980MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----371Log - Sp - Ext - Perf223.50440000018.0167701280001.568.000.006.004.003.500.67.500
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)1031093.463192556615236471,810.31694814696128703976556181.328.420.643.504.854.051.39.486
    National League Totals (8 yrs)82653.29213187478102661,317.7122756148199479672404141.308.380.683.274.593.831.40.558
    American League Totals (5 yrs)21443.931066819713381492.74672532152922430415241.408.540.534.105.564.631.36.323
    Minor League Totals47392.9012900001290767.063731824703356820001.277.470.003.938.003.732.04.547
    Minor: Ind Totals345.2911000011063.0494637060510001.737.000.008.577.296.570.85.429
    Minor: A- Totals008.10300003010.0111090830001.909.900.007.202.709.000.38.000
    Minor: A+ Totals15122.49400000400231.0167876401201760001.246.510.004.686.863.391.47.556
    Minor: AA Totals663.93260000260110.0966348056980001.387.850.004.588.025.151.75.500
    Minor: AAA Totals26212.73600000600416.036315812601514050001.247.850.003.278.763.422.68.553
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (8 yrs)82653.29213187478102661,317.7122756148199479672404141.308.380.683.274.593.831.40.558
    Kansas City Royals Totals (4 yrs)21443.931046819713361488.04632512132922330015241.418.540.534.115.534.631.35.323
    Detroit Tigers Totals (1 yrs)004.2920000204.74220140001.198.570.002.148.574.294.00.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet3425pL-S-E-P122000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1969Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2226pL-S-E-P2345771630480011910002.281.305.544.84959317.281.263.3531.6932.2019.0014.26.7843.8
    1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1327pL-S-E-P341701214401130023512103.200.230.300.53076215.129.100.3712.6346.0517.5070.01.3235.7
    1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1328pL-S-E-P42110000000002401000.000.167.000.1671300.200.000.00015.3830.772.000.00.000.0
    1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2529pL-S-E-P51820120002000500101.100.095.100.1952120.000.000.1250.0023.810.000.00.000.0
    1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1930pL-S-E-P6424951200050022415000.245.288.245.53357120.041.000.4803.5142.1112.000.00.000.0
    1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1931pL-S-E-P7339582952080053105101.305.337.400.737106387.147.095.4464.7229.256.200.00.0024.1
    1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1932pL-S-E-P828634600020032009001.095.136.095.2317560.048.000.1404.0026.676.670.00.000.0
    1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1933pL-S-E-P9337491621160013105101.216.224.311.53581234.108.095.3491.2338.2731.0074.01.2325.0
    1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1934pL-S-E-P10307041310051042701002.186.230.200.43075141.086.014.3025.3336.006.750.00.007.7
    1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1935pL-S-E-P1132562921052001701102.161.158.232.39058133.107.071.2250.0029.310.000.00.0033.3
    1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1936pL-S-E-P1219331400000011302001.121.147.121.2683640.030.000.2002.7836.1113.000.00.000.0
    1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1937pL-S-E-P1347110012000201000.143.143.571.714841.429.428.0000.0025.000.007.012.50100.0
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)3376065412217475630212293325014.201.230.277.50766716828.116.076.3073.1534.3310.9086.61.0523.0
    National League Totals (8 yrs)22144734901042333016165129308.201.229.255.48449611416.096.054.3113.2333.2710.31223.50.4017.8
    American League Totals (5 yrs)1161592032705230056423206.201.232.340.5721715412.170.139.2932.9237.4312.8031.82.9237.5
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (8 yrs)22144734901042333016165129308.201.229.255.48449611416.096.054.3113.2333.2710.31223.50.4017.8
    Kansas City Royals Totals (4 yrs)1141572032705230056323206.204.235.344.5791695412.172.140.2972.9637.2812.6031.42.9637.5
    Detroit Tigers Totals (1 yrs)22000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1968Detroit TigersALMLB25P204.20200221.0001.000.481.2100.014
    1969Kansas City RoyalsALMLB26P280158.1324403127.8711.000.1717.382.49
    1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.62.48
    1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27P380203.2632244038.9501.000.1923.592.75
    1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLB28P20054.0151176.8570.300.1112.495.210
    1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLB29P18072.03160119191.0001.100.2611.7100.010
    1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB30P410170.1629233735.9460.900.2125.397.64
    1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB31P330262.21445136059.9831.800.2320.4100.06
    1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB32P280196.21032414642.9131.500.2117.4100.07
    1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB33P300198.2829213937.9491.200.1918.590.99
    1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34P300204.1627223533.9431.100.1618.5100.010
    1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB35P280163.114240538381.0001.400.2317.487.58
    1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB36P190103.2813212321.9131.100.2011.7100.010
    1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB37P4018.01400551.0001.300.282.5100.012
    MLB Totals - (OF)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)31901,807802822022382362.9481.100.200.00.00
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    1968MLB2----------
    1969MLB28----------
    1970MLB38--------1-
    1971MLB20----------
    1972MLB18----------
    1973MLB41----------
    1974MLB33----------
    1975MLB28----------
    1976MLB30----------
    1977MLB30----------
    1978MLB28----------
    1979MLB19----------
    1980MLB4----------
    Totals319--------1-