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Jeff BallTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1990-2003 MLB Years: 1998-1998
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Positions3B-514, 1B-382, OF-80, 2B-34, SS-9Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJeffrey D. Ball
Height5-10Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 17,1969 [49.067]PlaceMerced,California
High SchoolAtwater (Atwater,CA)
CollegeSan Jose State University (San Jose,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 12th round (332nd overall) of the 1990 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsTom Wheeler
MLB DebutJune 10,1998 [29.054]
OrganizationsHOU [7] SFN [3] CAL [1] OAK [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID8426Retrosheet IDballj003MLBAM ID133440
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed54Power71Contact59XBH67RBIs60Runs56Hitting70Durability66Team.528Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1990San Jose State UniversityBigWestNCAA-11b21602415482173158377223600000.340.395.6221.01715035263.353.282.373.4468.3713.691.645.7016.0742.68
1990Auburn AstrosNYPLA-hou-3b21702634076181538205223543510.289.347.422.76911124297.311.133.274.3447.4111.781.591.6852.6031.58
1991Osceola AstrosFSLA+hou-3b2211739153961535512084974103440.246.341.338.67913223457.288.092.248.31210.7216.191.511.0978.2023.96
1992Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-3b-1b23932782753141524532058102110.191.269.302.5718420311.222.111.191.2666.4318.652.901.6155.6037.74
1993Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAhou-of-1b241123896911428214764019586271530.293.390.483.87318844460.314.190.393.38512.6113.481.073.0427.7938.60
1994Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-1b-3b2511135865113303135788347455339.316.380.525.90518846405.365.209.304.3898.4018.272.183.2127.5440.71
1995Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-3b-1b26110362581062524561152566745313.293.346.406.75214731403.343.113.199.3326.2016.382.640.9990.5029.25
1996Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-1b271164296413931219731083483101112.324.374.538.91223152465.366.214.298.3937.3117.852.444.0922.5837.41
1997Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-3b2812647090151383181031045884517512.321.396.530.92624959541.355.209.345.39910.7215.531.453.3326.1139.07
1998Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-1b29124456811352902180525586801618.296.381.498.87922750520.326.202.329.38110.5816.541.564.0421.7137.04
1998San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn381b2924010000000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.000.2250.000.000.000.000.000.00
1999Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAoak-3b309634650107222851723757374019.309.377.454.83115732397.347.145.266.3669.3214.361.542.0243.2529.91
2000Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn22of317222332548151111154551018.242.305.354.6597914244.283.112.179.2946.1518.443.002.0544.6025.93
2001Newark BearsAtlInd-321063495687141115012475100007.249.338.390.72813626396.265.141.272.32311.8712.881.092.7831.7329.89
2001Cancun LangosterosMexAAA--323211918345121511152200003.286.366.395.761478134.337.109.235.33811.1916.421.471.4959.5023.53
2002Atlantic City SurfAtlInd-335519429509162121263100004.258.345.407.7527916220.280.149.289.33511.8214.091.192.7332.3332.00
2003Atlantic City SurfAtlInd--34412100000001200000.000.077.000.0770013.000.000.083.0547.6915.382.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter24010000000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter11794084647117826321119635138664227466527362894.288.361.451.81218404034634.325.163.283.0009.1116.101.772.5734.3234.21
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter6762405393726158117738945232394432913181685.302.369.473.84211372462704.341.171.279.0008.8416.381.852.8531.2333.88
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter204636921664441881131154132157449.261.331.428.75927266716.302.167.255.0007.5418.442.442.5135.3339.76
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11739153961535512084974103440.246.341.338.67913223457.288.092.248.00010.7216.191.511.0978.2023.96
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1123896911428214764019586271530.293.390.483.87318844460.314.190.393.00012.6113.481.073.0427.7938.60
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter702634076181538205223543510.289.347.422.76911124297.311.133.274.0007.4111.781.591.6852.6031.58
Ind Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter165555861372321771337484000011.247.335.387.72221542629.264.140.274.00011.7613.351.142.7032.6530.66
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter602415482173158377223600000.340.395.6221.01715035263.353.282.373.0008.3713.691.645.7016.0742.68
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter24010000000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623240810000000000000.250.250.250.500810324.250.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16256189162363168719958103945413.288.361.451.81225355637.325.163.283.0009.1116.101.772.5734.3234.21

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1990Boise HawksNwstA-cal15Rel21205.0213013007014.01711836122001.6010.671.883.777.532.001.000-
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter205.0213013007014.01711836122001.6010.671.883.777.532.001.000-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter205.0213013007014.01711836122001.6010.671.883.777.532.001.000-
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings3105.022000200001070220.0261169123469218431001.6010.671.883.777.532.001.000-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1990Auburn Astros NYPLA-hou213B69--481191910186167.8982.42------7098.689.6
1991Osceola Astros FSLA+hou223B108--621832723272245.9012.27------11792.385.0
1991Osceola Astros FSLA+hou221B1--10---10101.00010.00------1170.90.8
1992Jackson Generals TexAAhou233B46--1478181011092.8362.00------9349.534.1
1992Jackson Generals TexAAhou231B35--24222634270264.9787.54------9337.625.9
1992Jackson Generals TexAAhou232B7--1112322623.8853.29------937.55.2
1993Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAhou24OF33--42-4-4642.9131.27------11229.525.4
1993Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAhou241B19--1766220184182.9899.58------11217.014.6
1993Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAhou243B18--727423834.8951.89------11216.113.8
1993Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAhou242B10--1316-529291.0002.90------1128.97.7
1994Jackson Generals TexAAhou251B48--28722324312309.9906.44------11143.235.6
1994Jackson Generals TexAAhou253B32--1866719184.9232.63------11128.823.7
1994Jackson Generals TexAAhou252B14--2526-451511.0003.64------11112.610.4
1994Jackson Generals TexAAhou25SS9--9---991.0001.00------1118.16.7
1995Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou263B46--1993511117112.9572.43------11041.832.2
1995Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou261B35--27216325291288.9908.23------11031.824.5
1995Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26OF15--19---19191.0001.27------11013.610.5
1996Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou271B94--773641272849837.9868.90------11681.065.3
1996Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou273B21--934634943.8782.05------11618.114.6
1997Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn283B107--461661413226212.9381.98------12684.974.8
1997Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn281B3--206122726.9638.67------1262.42.1
1997Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn282B2--331-76.8573.00------1261.61.4
1998Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn291B115--91762685985979.9948.51------12492.770.6
1998Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn293B6--214351916.8422.67------1244.83.7
1998San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn291B1--10--110101.00010.00------250.00.6
1999Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak303B56--30981212140128.9142.29------9658.339.4
1999Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak301B24--17212220186184.9897.67------9625.016.9
1999Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak30OF1---------------961.00.7
2000Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn31OF31--2925-3631.8611.00------7243.122.0
2000Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn311B7--473-250501.0007.14------729.75.0
2000Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn313B5--262-108.8001.60------726.93.5
2000Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn312B1---------------721.40.7
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--10--110101.00010.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B278--22011632420623882364.9908.50------2780.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B241--1084114244561519.9252.15------2410.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF47--4825-5550.9091.06------470.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B3--331-76.8572.00------30.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B83--52944958582573.9856.90------830.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B78--321442511201176.8762.26------780.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B21--3638367774.9613.52------210.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS9--9---991.0001.00------90.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B108--621832723272245.9012.27------1080.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--10---10101.00010.00------10.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF33--42-4-4642.9131.27------330.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B19--1766220184182.9899.58------190.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B18--727423834.8951.89------180.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B10--1316-529291.0002.90------100.00.0
A- Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B69--481191910186167.8982.42------690.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1990Auburn Astros NYPLA-hou21-----69-----
1991Osceola Astros FSLA+hou22--1--108-----
1992Jackson Generals TexAAhou23--357-46-----
1993Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAhou24--1910-18---33-
1994Jackson Generals TexAAhou25--4814932-----
1995Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26--35--46---15-
1996Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27--94--21-----
1997Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn28--32-107-----
1998Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn29--115--6-----
1998San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29--1--------
1999Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak30--24--56---1-
2000Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn31--71-5---31-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2004Atlantic City SurfAtlIndIndy-35Manager1257154.5685.00 Lost in Semi-Finals
2005Atlantic City SurfAtlIndIndy-36Manager1408060.571--1 Lost in first round (Somerset)
2006Atlantic City SurfAtlIndIndy-37Manager1266957.5486.02 Lost in 1st Round (Lancaster)
* 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
2004Atlantic League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1999-01-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1998-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-01-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1997-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-11-25ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1996-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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
1998San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll29170,000-81239-1,276,192170,000170,000
* 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