Page Information
Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Philip Shellenback
Stat Years
1962-1977  [mlb] 1966-1977
Height/Weight
6-2 / 200
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (165)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Ramona (Riverside,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the New York Yankees in 1962
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1966-09-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.302)
Service Time
Organizations
WS2 [3] TEX [3] PIT [3] MIN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17918 ... retro id: shelj101 ... mlbam id: 122117
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts35Walks47Hittable45SO/BB37vsPower45Hitting19Durability21Team.494Ratings Explained
Get TBC PREMIUM and remove ads, cleaner display, access to research applications, data store discounts and more!
The TBC Newsletter will keep you periodically up-to-date on what is happening at The Baseball Cube.

Career Pitching Statistics

top csv share Sort Research Applications: MLB Stats | Minor Stats | College Stats | Draft Research
  • Grid Filters
  • MLB
  • Minors
  • Full Season
  • Short Season
  • AAA
  • AA
  • A+
  • A
  • A-
  • Rookie
  • College
  • Indy/Intl/+
  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1962HarlanAppRk----181---133.411000000037.0342014027450001.658.270.006.5710.954.861.67.250
    1962Idaho FallsPioRk----181---026.00400000012.013128013120002.179.750.009.759.009.000.92.000
    1962Minor Totals: byYearRk----182---154.0414000014049.0473222040570001.788.630.007.3510.475.881.43.167
    1963GastoniaWcarA----192---1732.0325000000182.014761410661810001.177.270.003.268.953.022.74.850
    1963Minor Totals: byYearA----191---1732.03250000250182.014761410661810001.177.270.003.268.953.022.74.850
    1964AshevilleSouAA----203---8143.5329000000181.017988710941320001.518.900.004.676.564.381.40.364
    1964Minor Totals: byYearAA----201---8143.53290000290181.017988710941320001.518.900.004.676.564.381.40.364
    1965AshevilleSouAA----214---423.64700000047.0492419019390001.459.380.003.647.474.602.05.667
    1965ColumbusILAAA----214---1043.2221000000134.01205648055700001.318.060.003.694.703.761.27.714
    1965Minor Totals: byYearAA/AAA----212---1463.33280000280181.016980670741090001.348.400.003.685.423.981.47.700
    1966ColumbusILAAA----225---11133.0931000000195.018175670721200001.308.350.003.325.543.461.67.458
    1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28225Log - Sp - Ext - Perf009.0020001203.03332300002.009.006.009.000.009.000.00.000
    1966Minor Totals: byYearAAA----221---11133.09310000310195.018175670721200001.308.350.003.325.543.461.67.458
    1966MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf009.0020001203.03332300002.009.006.009.000.009.000.00.000
    1967ColumbusILAAA----236---7103.1630000000154.015269540431110001.278.880.002.516.494.032.58.412
    1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38236Log - Sp - Ext - Perf112.70621014023.123127112111011.508.870.394.634.244.630.92.500
    1967Minor Totals: byYearAAA----231---7103.16300000300154.015269540431110001.278.880.002.516.494.032.58.412
    1967MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf112.73621014023.323127112111011.528.960.394.684.294.680.92.500
    1968ColumbusILAAA----247---982.8525000000142.01134845042900001.097.160.002.665.703.042.14.529
    1968Minor Totals: byYearAAA----241---982.85250000250142.01134845042900001.097.160.002.665.703.042.14.529
    1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19258Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.24800038016.214861471001.087.560.542.163.784.321.75.000
    1969Washington Senators IIALMLBws221258Log - Sp - Ext - Perf474.04301120319184.2874338848500111.599.250.855.105.314.571.04.364
    1969MLB Totals: PIT-WS2byYearMLB----252Log - Sp - Ext - Perf473.923811206271101.31015144952571111.518.990.804.635.074.541.10.364
    1970Washington Senators IIALMLBws221269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf673.683914216250117.11075748651572001.358.210.463.914.374.371.12.462
    1970MLB Totals: WS2byYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf673.693914216250117.31075748651572001.358.220.463.924.384.381.12.462
    1971Washington Senators IIALMLBws2162710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf3113.5340153111250120.012356471049472131.439.230.753.683.534.200.96.214
    1971MLB Totals: WS2byYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf3113.5340153111250120.012356471049472131.439.230.753.683.534.200.96.214
    1972Texas RangersALMLBtex162811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf243.4722600716157.0462422616300021.097.260.952.534.743.791.88.333
    1972MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf243.4722600716157.0462422616300021.097.260.952.534.743.791.88.333
    1973Texas RangersALMLBtex252912Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0020000201.20000030000.000.000.000.0016.200.000.00.000
    1973MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0020000201.70000030000.000.000.000.0022.500.002.00.000
    1974Texas RangersALMLBtex253013Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.8411000411024.2301816512140011.7010.951.824.385.116.571.17.000
    1974MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.9511000411024.7301816512140011.7411.161.864.465.216.691.17.000
    1977Orlando TwinsSouAAmin-3314---213.90631003130.029131338232001.238.700.902.406.903.902.88.667
    1977Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin283314Log - Sp - Ext - Perf007.9450000505.210751530002.6515.881.597.944.7611.120.60.000
    1977Minor Totals: MINbyYearAA----331---213.90631003130.029131338232001.238.700.902.406.903.902.88.667
    1977MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf008.6550000505.710751530002.8817.311.738.655.1912.120.60.000
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)16303.811654882361172454.0443228192402002226281.428.780.793.964.404.521.11.348
    American League Totals (7 yrs)15293.851494672311032411.0403205176361812044271.428.820.793.964.474.491.13.341
    National League Totals (3 yrs)113.3516210514043.0402316419182011.378.370.843.983.774.810.95.500
    Minor League Totals69603.07188310018511,114.0101746638034398232001.318.220.023.556.653.761.87.535
    Minor: Rk Totals154.0414000014049.0473222040570001.788.630.007.3510.475.881.43.167
    Minor: A Totals1732.03250000250182.014761410661810001.177.270.003.268.953.022.74.850
    Minor: AA Totals14173.59423100391258.025712510331211942001.478.970.104.226.774.361.60.452
    Minor: AAA Totals37353.0810700001070625.056624821402123910001.248.150.003.055.633.571.84.514
    Washington Senators II Totals (3 yrs)13253.72109407220691322.0317156133241481544241.448.860.674.144.304.361.04.342
    Texas Rangers Totals (3 yrs)244.12356001129183.37642381128470031.258.231.193.035.094.551.68.333
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (3 yrs)113.3516210514043.0402316419182011.378.370.843.983.774.810.95.500
    Minnesota Twins Totals (1 yrs)008.6550000505.710751530002.8817.311.738.655.1912.120.60.000
    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

    top csv share Sort Research Applications: MLB Stats | Minor Stats | College Stats | Draft Research
  • Grid Filters
  • MLB
  • Minors
  • Full Season
  • Short Season
  • AAA
  • AA
  • A+
  • A
  • A-
  • Rookie
  • College
  • Indy/Intl/+
  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3823pL-S-E-P166110000000000000.167.167.167.334610.000.000.1670.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1925pL-S-E-P281000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1969Washington Senators IIALMLBws22125pL-S-E-P23027150002000200003.185.185.185.3702750.000.000.2000.007.410.000.00.000.0
    1970Washington Senators IIALMLBws22126pL-S-E-P34030321002001804000.067.097.100.1973531.067.033.0912.8622.868.000.00.0050.0
    1971Washington Senators IIALMLBws21627pL-S-E-P440303510010011001001.167.194.200.3943261.067.033.2503.1331.2510.000.00.0020.0
    1972Texas RangersALMLBtex1628pL-S-E-P52210010002001201000.100.182.100.2821210.100.000.1258.3316.672.000.00.000.0
    1977Orlando TwinsSouAAmin-33p---660000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)14610481420070032206004.135.159.154.313113162.048.019.1712.6519.477.330.00.0014.3
    American League Totals (4 yrs)1329771320070032206004.134.160.155.315106152.052.021.1732.8320.757.330.00.0015.4
    National League Totals (2 yrs)147110000000000000.143.143.143.286710.000.000.1430.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Washington Senators II Totals (3 yrs)1108771220050022005004.138.157.161.31894142.046.023.1792.1321.2810.000.00.0016.7
    Texas Rangers Totals (1 yrs)2210010002001201000.100.182.100.2821210.100.000.1258.3316.672.000.00.000.0
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (2 yrs)147110000000000000.143.143.143.286710.000.000.1430.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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

    top csv share Sort Research Applications: MLB Stats | Minor Stats | College Stats | Draft Research
  • Grid Filters
  • MLB
  • Minors
  • Full Season
  • Short Season
  • AAA
  • AA
  • A+
  • A
  • A-
  • Rookie
  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB22P203.00200221.0001.000.671.2100.014
    1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB23P6023.11400551.0000.800.223.7100.014
    1969Washington Senators IIALMLB25P30084.2523112928.9660.900.3318.5100.010
    1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB25P8016.2110101211.9171.400.684.9100.012
    1970Washington Senators IIALMLB26P390117.0516112221.9550.500.1824.197.55
    1971Washington Senators IIALMLB27P400120.0226243028.9330.700.2325.2100.06
    1972Texas RangersALMLB28P22057.04500991.0000.400.1614.3100.011
    1973Texas RangersALMLB29P201.20100111.0000.500.831.2100.019
    1974Texas RangersALMLB30P11024.21400551.0000.500.216.9100.012
    1977Minnesota TwinsALMLB33P505.22000221.0000.400.383.1100.013
    MLB Totals - (P)1650451219156117112.9570.700.250.00.00
    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 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

    top csv share Sort Research Applications: MLB Stats | Minor Stats | College Stats | Draft Research
    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1966MLB2----------
    1967MLB6----------
    1969MLB38----------
    1970MLB39----------
    1971MLB40----------
    1972MLB22----------
    1973MLB2----------
    1974MLB11----------
    1977MLB5----------
    Totals165----------