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Jim AbbottTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1986-1999 MLB Years: 1989-1999
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Drafted
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-285Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Anthony Abbott
Height6-3Weight210BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateSeptember 19,1967 [51.060]PlaceFlint,Michigan
High SchoolFlint Central (Flint,MI)
CollegeUniversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor,MI)

DraftedSelected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 1st round (8th overall) of the 1988 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays [Team Picks] in the 36th round (826th overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsGeorge Bradley
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1989-CAL-#3
MLB DebutApril 8,1989 [21.202]
OrganizationsCAL [6] CHA [2] NYA [2] MIL [1] Awards3Awards Voting2-36
TBC Player ID8006Retrosheet IDabboj001MLBAM ID110009
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Player Notes:   Born without a right hand ... Member of the 1987 United States National Baseball team ... Played on the 1988 US Olympic Team ... Topps All-Star Rookie (LHP) in 1989 ... Threw a no-hitter on September 4,1993 against the Cleveland Indians
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts26Walks49Hittable42SO/BB31vsPower42Hitting1Durability73Team.493Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1986MichiganCollegeNCAAFrS/R18624.1114104110050.003423034440000.68----6.087.871.29.750-
1987MichiganCollegeNCAASoST191132.0815150430086.002420039600000.45----4.076.251.54.786-
1988MichiganCollegeNCAAJrST20933.3317161820097.005436056820000.58----5.187.581.46.750-
1989California AngelsALMLBcal25ST2112123.92292904200181.0190957913741158201.469.430.653.675.711.55.5003.65
1990California AngelsALMLBcal25ST2210144.51333304100211.224611610616721054301.5010.460.683.064.461.46.4173.82
1991California AngelsALMLBcal25ST2318112.89343405100243.0222857814731581401.218.220.522.705.852.16.6213.21
1992California AngelsALMLBcal25ST247152.77292907000211.0208736512681302001.318.870.512.905.551.91.3183.26
1993New York YankeesALMLBnya25ST2511144.37323204100214.02211151042273959001.379.290.933.074.001.30.4404.46
1994New York YankeesALMLBnya25ST26984.55242402000160.016788812464908101.449.371.353.595.051.41.5295.15
1995Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25ST27643.36171703000112.011650421035450001.349.290.802.803.611.29.6004.39
1995California AngelsALMLBcal52ST27544.1513130110084.2934339429411001.449.890.433.084.361.41.5563.78
1996Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcal-ST28023.41440100029.0161211320202001.244.970.936.216.211.00.000-
1996California AngelsALMLBcal52ST282187.48272341020142.017112811823785813101.7510.841.464.943.680.74.1006.11
1998Hickory CrawdadsSALAcha-ST30002.2511000004.03110220001.256.75--4.504.501.00--
1998Winston-Salem WarthogsCaroA+cha-ST30215.40440000021.217131327134001.117.060.832.915.401.86.667-
1998Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-ST30235.40880000041.2533325221355001.7811.450.434.547.561.67.400-
1998Calgary CannonsPCLAAAcha-ST30222.61550100031.0319919202001.299.000.292.615.812.22.500-
1998Minor Totals (4 teams)MinorMLB--ST0664.3918180100097.010456485397011001.459.520.463.576.411.79.5003.57
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25ST30504.55550000031.2351616212140001.489.950.573.413.981.171.0004.21
1999Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil25S/R31286.9120155003082.011071631442377001.8512.071.544.614.060.88.2005.99
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter871084.252632549316501671.01779880791154620888531101.439.560.833.334.771.43.4461.25
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter684.17222202000126.012068598599013001.418.480.574.176.361.53.429-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter243.00990200060.0472120429404001.277.050.604.356.001.38.333-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter235.40880000041.2533325221355001.7811.450.434.547.561.67.400-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter215.40440000021.217131327134001.117.060.832.915.401.86.667-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter002.2511000004.03110220001.256.75--4.504.501.00--
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2683.044641513600233.101127901291860000.55----4.967.151.44.765-
California Angels Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter54744.071651614225201072.2113054048582394607291001.429.470.693.305.091.54.422-
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter20224.45565606100374.03882031854613718517101.409.331.113.294.451.35.476-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1143.63222203000143.115166581247590001.389.440.752.943.691.26.733-
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter286.9120155003082.011071631442377001.8512.071.544.614.060.88.200-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11144.25353324110220.023411610420811177101.439.560.833.334.771.43.4401.25
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings10144.17383803000220.02071171021410215522001.418.480.574.176.361.53.417-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil25p3118210200030001003001.095.095.095.1902024.182.000.000.0860.0041.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter18210200030001003001.095.095.095.1902024.182.000.000.0000.0041.670.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621890180002700090027009.095.095.095.190180216.182.000.000.0000.0041.670.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1989California AngelsALMLBcal21P29-181626313532.9141.100.18-----29100.017.9
1990California AngelsALMLBcal22P33-211836144544.9781.330.21-----33100.020.4
1991California AngelsALMLBcal23P34-2431946236765.9701.910.27-----34100.021.0
1992California AngelsALMLBcal24P29-2111135-146461.0001.590.22-----29100.017.9
1993New York YankeesALMLBnya25P32-214442134746.9791.440.21-----32100.019.8
1994New York YankeesALMLBnya26P24-160823113231.9691.290.19-----24100.021.2
1995Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27P17-112516--21211.0001.240.19-----17100.011.8
1995California AngelsALMLBcal27P13-84316--19191.0001.460.23-----13100.09.0
1996Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcal28P4--16-1771.0001.75------4100.02.9
1996California AngelsALMLBcal28P27-142327-130301.0001.110.21-----27100.016.8
1998Hickory Crawdads SALAcha30P1---4--441.0004.00------1100.00.7
1998Winston-Salem Warthogs CaroA+cha30P4--48-312121.0003.00------4100.02.9
1998Birmingham Barons SouAAcha30P8--472-1311.8461.38------8100.05.7
1998Calgary Cannons PCLAAAcha30P5--26--881.0001.60------5100.03.5
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30P5-31210-112121.0002.400.39-----5100.03.1
1999Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil31P20-82323112726.9631.300.32-----20100.012.4
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P263-167172300916381372.9761.410.22-----2630.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P9--312-115151.0001.67------90.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P8--472-1311.8461.38------80.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4--48-312121.0003.00------40.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---4--441.0004.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1989California AngelsALMLBcal2129----------
1990California AngelsALMLBcal2233----------
1991California AngelsALMLBcal2334----------
1992California AngelsALMLBcal2429----------
1993New York YankeesALMLBnya2532----------
1994New York YankeesALMLBnya2624----------
1995Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2717----------
1995California AngelsALMLBcal2713----------
1996Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcal284----------
1996California AngelsALMLBcal2827----------
1998Hickory Crawdads SALAcha301----------
1998Winston-Salem Warthogs CaroA+cha304----------
1998Birmingham Barons SouAAcha308----------
1998Calgary Cannons PCLAAAcha305----------
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha305----------
1999Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil3120----------

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1987Golden Spikes Award (Michigan)1
1992Tony Conigliaro Award (Overcoming Adversity)1
1993American League Player of the Week (August 30-September 5)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1999-07-23Released by Brewers. 
1999-01-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1998-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-05-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1997-03-31Released by Angels. 
1996-01-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1995-10-31Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-07-27TradeTraded by White Sox with Tim Fortugno to Angels for Bill Simas, Andrew Lorraine, John Snyder and McKay Christensen. 
1995-04-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1994-12-23Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-12-06TradeTraded by Angels to Yankees for Russ Springer, Jerry Nielsen and J.T. Snow. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1989California AngelsTeam Payroll2168,000-6082323429,80262,50068,000
1990California AngelsTeam Payroll22185,000-4742433515,727100,000253,000
1991California AngelsTeam Payroll23357,500-3722048742,231100,000610,500
1992California AngelsTeam Payroll241,850,000-180878++962,245109,0002,460,500
1993New York YankeesTeam Payroll252,350,000-1491184++968,431109,0004,810,500
1994New York YankeesTeam Payroll262,775,000-131886++957,101109,0007,585,500
1995Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll272,775,000-129686++999,520109,00010,360,500
1995California AngelsTeam Payroll272,775,000-129686++999,520109,00010,360,500
1996California AngelsTeam Payroll282,200,000-144585++957,870109,00012,560,500
1998Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll30170,000-81232-1,276,192170,00012,730,500
1999Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll31400,000-49317451,454,491200,00013,130,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red