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Jim RussellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1942-1951 MLB Years: 1942-1951
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PositionsOF-942, 1B-11Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames William Russell
Height6-1Weight181BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 1,1918PlaceFayette City,Pennsylvania
Death DateNovember 24,1987 [69.054]
MLB DebutSeptember 12,1942 [23.346]
OrganizationsPIT [6] BRO [2] BSN [2] Awards0Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID17464Retrosheet IDrussj102MLBAM ID121568
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed80Power81Contact29XBH78RBIs26Runs67Hitting65Durability67Team.518Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1942Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit-of23514210000001400000.071.133.071.2041015.100.000.071.1126.6726.674.000.000.000.00
1943Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32of241465337913819114441207767130013.259.354.358.71219134614.290.099.266.34512.5410.910.870.65133.2524.64
1944Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32of25152580109181341486660796350008.312.399.460.85926756664.340.148.295.40311.909.490.801.2072.5030.94
1945Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32of26146510881452481277150714053007.284.377.433.81022144589.290.149.318.38612.056.790.562.0442.5030.34
1946Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32of27146516681432968501106754260011.277.362.403.76520843591.297.126.277.36311.349.140.811.3564.5030.07
1947Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit17of2812847868121218851706358250012.253.343.381.72418237548.274.128.274.34111.5010.580.921.4659.7530.58
1948Boston BravesNLMLBbsn5of2989322448518195440463133008.264.361.410.77113228374.270.146.301.36312.308.290.672.4135.7832.94
1949Boston BravesNLMLBbsn5of30130415579622185430646825009.231.337.347.68414431486.260.116.277.32913.1713.991.061.6551.8832.29
1950Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro37of3177214374982103210313610006.229.329.425.7549120246.232.196.346.34512.6014.631.164.0721.4040.82
1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro37of321613200000004610002.000.278.000.2780018.000.000.308.20522.2233.331.500.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter10353595554959175516742859050342722250076.267.360.400.76014372934145.288.133.289.00012.1410.300.851.6253.6630.55
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter7232631414729127474028851035828615170051.277.367.407.77410702143021.299.130.285.00011.859.470.801.3265.7829.36
Boston Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter219737101181402171087011099580017.246.347.374.72127659860.264.128.288.00012.7911.510.901.9843.3532.60
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter93227394982103210354220008.216.326.401.7279120264.223.185.344.00013.2615.911.203.7922.7040.82
Average MLB - Per 162 games162563871502781067907967340012.267.360.400.76022546649.288.133.289.00012.1410.300.851.6253.6630.55

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1942Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23OF3--12---12121.0004.00------560.02.0
1943Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24OF134--2851633304301.9902.25------14691.887.0
1943Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit241B6--38--338381.0006.33------1464.13.9
1944Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25OF149--3452057370365.9862.45------15298.097.4
1945Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26OF140--313991331322.9732.30------14695.990.9
1946Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27OF134--3087111326315.9662.35------14691.887.0
1946Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit271B5--432164645.9789.00------1463.43.2
1947Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28OF119--343673356349.9802.93------12893.077.3
1948Boston BravesNLMLBbsn29OF84--24632-251249.9922.96------8994.454.9
1949Boston BravesNLMLBbsn30OF120--269373279272.9752.27------13092.377.9
1950Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro31OF55--13131-135134.9932.44------7771.435.7
1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro32OF4--3---331.0000.75------1625.02.5
MLB Totals for OF - 10 season(s)-   OF942--225567451823672322.9812.46------9420.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B11--812198483.9887.55------110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1942Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23---------3-
1943Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24--6------134-
1944Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25---------149-
1945Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26---------140-
1946Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27--5------134-
1947Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28---------119-
1948Boston BravesNLMLBbsn29---------84-
1949Boston BravesNLMLBbsn30---------120-
1950Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro31---------55-
1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro32---------4-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1949-12-24TradeTraded by Braves with Ed Sauer and Cash to Dodgers for Luis Olmo. 
1947-11-18TradeTraded by Pirates with Al Lyons and Bill Salkeld to Braves for Danny Murtaugh and Johnny Hopp. 
1941-10-14Selected by Pirates from Memphis (Southern Association) in the minor league draft. 
* 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.