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Jesse BarfieldTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1977-1992 MLB Years: 1981-1992
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PositionsOF-1799, DH-16Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJesse Lee Barfield
Height6-1Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 29,1959 [58.240]PlaceJoliet,Illinois
High SchoolJoliet Central (Joliet,IL)

DraftedSelected by the Toronto Blue Jays [Team Picks] in the 9th round (233rd overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsRobert Engle
MLB DebutSeptember 3,1981 [21.310]
OrganizationsTOR [13] NYA [4] Awards4Awards Voting3-196
TBC Player ID8466Retrosheet IDbarfj001MLBAM ID110559
RelationshipsFather of Josh Barfield, Father of Jeremy Barfield
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed57Power83Contact18XBH79RBIs70Runs64Hitting50Durability76Team.488Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Utica Blue JaysNYPLA-tor-177023437539353546387844300.226.341.355.6968317283.312.129.282.31913.4327.562.051.7746.8032.08
1978Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-of181334414091123234113012533700.206.258.261.51911517484.277.055.122.2416.2025.834.170.41220.5018.68
1979Kinston EaglesCaroA+tor-of1913647766126245871604912692300.264.342.386.72818437540.341.122.237.3319.0723.332.571.4859.6329.37
1980Knoxville Blue JaysSouAAtor-201244336310412814651125711361700.240.332.402.73417434504.288.162.314.33211.3122.421.982.7830.9332.69
1981Knoxville Blue JaysSouAAtor-of21141524831372413167025115911140720.261.337.448.78523553594.300.187.326.3549.9318.691.882.6932.7538.69
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29of21259572232294341910004.232.270.368.638357100.270.136.189.2914.0019.004.752.0047.5031.82
1982Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29of221393945497132185814427936137.246.323.426.74916833446.265.180.279.3349.4217.711.884.0421.8934.02
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29of2312838858981332768252211041508.253.296.510.80619843420.277.257.307.3525.2426.195.006.4314.3743.88
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29of241103205191141144982358121255.284.357.466.82314929360.339.182.309.3649.7222.502.313.8922.8631.87
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29of2515553994156349278422866143403514.289.369.536.90528970612.347.247.395.39310.7823.372.174.4119.9644.87
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29of2615858910717035240108886914680559.289.368.559.92732977671.319.270.387.40110.2821.762.125.9614.7345.29
1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29of271595908915525328843558141312713.263.331.458.78927056654.300.195.290.3398.8721.562.434.2821.0736.13
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29of281374686211421518567341108146610.244.302.425.72719944520.276.181.278.3207.8820.772.633.4626.0038.60
1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29of292180816405110252810000.200.256.438.69435986.234.238.275.3115.8132.565.605.8116.0056.25
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya29of29129441711061911856538212221368.240.360.410.77018138529.289.170.361.35015.5023.061.493.4024.5035.85
1989Totals for AL-AL         150521791222312367558715031368.234.345.415.76021647615.282.181.347.34414.1524.391.723.7422.6538.52
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya29of30153476691172122578438215052546.246.359.456.81521748570.301.210.384.36414.3926.321.834.3919.0441.03
1991New York YankeesALMLBnya29of318428437641201748103680001611.225.312.447.75912729321.250.222.352.33311.2124.922.225.3016.7145.31
1992Albany/Colonie YankeesEastAAnya-of3228230012001100000.375.444.7501.194619.333.375.500.52311.1111.111.0011.118.0033.33
1992New York YankeesALMLBnya29of32309581320271192700125.137.210.221.431214105.164.084.179.1958.5725.713.001.9047.5030.77
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter142847597151219216302417166647551123434163449100.256.335.466.80122184875394.295.210.330.00010.2222.882.244.4719.7539.95
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter6062117291514813246277472023455426102720.243.322.376.6987971592414.303.133.257.0009.6922.952.371.9146.0230.93
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter26796514824436213113736131172251011420.253.335.430.765415881107.295.177.322.00010.5720.331.922.8031.1336.07
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2699181062173681010571792511251000.236.302.326.628299541024.310.090.182.0007.7124.513.180.9891.8024.88
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7023437539353546387844300.226.341.355.6968317283.312.129.282.00013.4327.562.051.7746.8032.08
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter103234635309191622717952755403428552713243170.265.334.483.81716723683869.302.218.321.0008.8422.102.504.6319.3540.04
New York Yankees Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter39612961853005436218911720937973101830.231.339.421.7605461191525.275.190.354.00013.7024.851.814.0720.9039.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625408113825327817563140424611.256.335.466.80125255612.295.210.330.00010.2222.882.244.4719.7539.95
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625667813722912741356314873710.243.322.376.69821343645.303.133.257.0009.6922.952.371.9146.0230.93

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor18OF133--22922154266251.9441.89------133100.093.7
1979Kinston Eagles CaroA+tor19OF136--28419171320303.9472.23------136100.0100.0
1981Knoxville Blue Jays SouAAtor21OF141--2702363299293.9802.08------141100.098.6
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor21OF25--712-173731.0002.92------25100.023.6
1982Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor22OF137--2171594241232.9631.69------13998.684.6
1982Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor22DH1---------------1390.70.6
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23OF120--2131684237229.9661.91------12893.874.1
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23DH5---------------1283.93.1
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24OF88--1909105209199.9522.26------11080.054.3
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24DH9---------------1108.25.6
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25OF154--3492248375371.9892.41------15599.495.7
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26OF157--3682038391388.9922.47------15899.496.9
1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27OF158--3411734361358.9922.27------15999.497.5
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28OF136--3251244341337.9882.48------13799.384.0
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28DH1---------------1370.70.6
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya29OF129--2971693322313.9722.43------129100.080.1
1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29OF21--434114847.9792.24------21100.013.0
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya30OF151--3051693330321.9732.13------15398.793.2
1991New York YankeesALMLBnya31OF81--17810-31881881.0002.32------8496.450.0
1992Albany/Colonie Yankees EastAAnya32OF2--41--551.0002.50------2100.01.4
1992New York YankeesALMLBnya32OF30--5432-5957.9661.90------30100.018.5
MLB Totals for OF - 12 season(s)-   OF1387--2951162624831753113.9802.24------13870.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH16---------------160.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF143--2742463304298.9802.08------1430.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF269--51341325586554.9452.06------2690.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor18---------133-
1979Kinston Eagles CaroA+tor19---------136-
1981Knoxville Blue Jays SouAAtor21---------141-
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor21---------25-
1982Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor22---------1371
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23---------1205
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24---------889
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25---------154-
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26---------157-
1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27---------158-
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28---------1361
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya29---------129-
1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29---------21-
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya30---------151-
1991New York YankeesALMLBnya31---------81-
1992Albany/Colonie Yankees EastAAnya32---------2-
1992New York YankeesALMLBnya32---------30-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1985Toronto Blue JaysChamp. SeriesMLB25725371014103700000.280.357.440.79711228.353.160.32010.7125.002.333.5725.0028.57
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs725371014103700000.280.357.440.79711228.353.160.32010.7125.002.333.5725.0028.57

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1995Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou35Assistant Coach1447668.5289.02Terry Collins
1998Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea38Hitting Coach1617685.47211.53Lou Piniella
1999Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea39Hitting Coach1627983.48816.02Lou Piniella
2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor47Broadcaster1628379.51213.03John Gibbons
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor48Broadcaster1628676.53111.04John Gibbons,Cito Gaston
* 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 [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1983American League Player of the Week (August 29-September 4)1
1986AL Silver Slugger Award (OF) ... American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)2
1987American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1992-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-04-30TradeTraded by Blue Jays to Yankees for Al Leiter. 
* 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
1985Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll25325,000-3161648370,78060,000325,000
1986Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll26725,000-143680++386,34760,0001,050,000
1987Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll271,525,000-18198++344,90660,0002,575,000
1988Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll281,400,000-29297++392,10762,5003,975,000
1989New York YankeesTeam Payroll291,300,000-63493++429,80262,5005,275,000
1989Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll291,300,000-63693++429,80262,5005,275,000
1990New York YankeesTeam Payroll301,233,333-100686++515,727100,0006,508,333
1991New York YankeesTeam Payroll311,333,333-169977++742,231100,0007,841,666
1992New York YankeesTeam Payroll322,166,667-149782++962,245109,00010,008,333
* 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