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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Alan Bouton
Stat Years
1962-1978  [mlb] 1962-1978
Height/Weight
6-0 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (325)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
Death
2019-07-10 [80.124]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Bloom Township (Chicago Heights,IL)
Colleges
Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the New York Yankees in 1958
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Art Stewart
MLB Debut
1962-04-22 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.045)
Service Time
Organizations
NYA [7] HOU [2] ATL [1] SE1 [1] CHA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 9054 ... retro id: boutj101 ... mlbam id: 111279
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1962New York YankeesALMLBnya56231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf773.9936163112202133.01246359959712101.388.390.613.994.804.261.20.500
    1962MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf773.9936163112202133.01246359959712101.388.390.613.994.804.261.20.500
    1963New York YankeesALMLBnya56242Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2172.5340301264101249.1191797018871484131.116.890.653.145.342.851.70.750
    1963MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2172.5340301264101249.3191797018871484131.126.900.653.145.352.851.70.750
    1964New York YankeesALMLBnya56253Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18133.023837114110271.12271009132601255061.067.531.061.994.153.322.08.581
    1964MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18133.023837114110271.32271009132601255061.067.541.061.994.153.322.08.581
    1965New York YankeesALMLBnya56264Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4154.82302520150151.115889812360978051.449.401.373.575.775.291.62.211
    1965MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4154.82302520150151.315889812360978051.449.411.373.575.785.301.62.211
    1966New York YankeesALMLBnya56275Log - Sp - Ext - Perf382.69241930351120.111749361338652011.298.750.972.844.863.661.71.273
    1966MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf382.70241930351120.311749361338652011.298.770.972.854.873.671.71.273
    1967New York YankeesALMLBnya56286Log - Sp - Ext - Perf104.6717100416044.1473123518310011.479.541.023.656.296.291.721.000
    1967MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf104.6917100416044.3473123518310011.479.591.023.676.336.331.721.000
    1968New York YankeesALMLBnya56297Log - Sp - Ext - Perf113.681231019044.049201859242021.3210.021.021.844.914.092.67.500
    1968MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf113.681231019044.049201859242021.3210.021.021.844.914.092.67.500
    1969Seattle PilotsALMLBse156308Log - Sp - Ext - Perf213.91571001856192.07748401238688221.257.531.173.726.654.701.79.667
    1969Houston AstrosNLMLBhou44308Log - Sp - Ext - Perf024.1116110715130.2321614112324021.439.390.293.529.394.702.67.000
    1969MLB Totals: SE1-HOUbyYearMLB----302Log - Sp - Ext - Perf233.987321025712122.71096454135010012241.308.030.963.687.364.712.00.400
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou56319Log - Sp - Ext - Perf465.4029610623073.1845344533493011.6010.310.614.056.016.501.48.400
    1970MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf465.4229610623073.3845344533493011.6010.340.624.066.036.531.48.400
    1977Portland MavericksNwstA-----3810---514.50995100058.0523329826143201.348.071.244.032.175.120.54.833
    1977Knoxville SoxSouAAcha-3810---065.261082002053.06135311114193001.4210.361.872.383.235.941.36.000
    1977Minor Totals: CHA-byYearA-/AA----382---574.86191771020111.011368601940336201.389.161.543.242.685.510.83.417
    1978Savannah BravesSouAAatl-3911---1192.822121123000150.011268471565784001.186.720.903.904.684.081.20.550
    1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl563911Log - Sp - Ext - Perf134.97550000029.0251816421100001.597.761.246.523.105.590.48.250
    1978Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAA----391---1192.822121123000150.011268471565784001.186.720.903.904.684.081.20.550
    1978MLB Totals: ATLbyYearMLB----391Log - Sp - Ext - Perf134.97550000029.0251816421100001.597.761.246.523.105.590.48.250
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)62633.5830414434115716061,238.71131566492127435720384231.268.220.923.165.234.111.66.496
    American League Totals (8 yrs)57523.4025413232114412251,105.7990479418117369629314201.238.060.953.005.123.901.70.523
    National League Totals (3 yrs)5115.0150122013381133.014187741066917031.569.540.684.476.165.891.38.313
    Minor League Totals16163.694038194020261.02251361073410511110201.267.761.173.623.834.691.06.500
    Minor: A- Totals514.50995100058.0523329826143201.348.071.244.032.175.120.54.833
    Minor: AA Totals11153.463129143020203.0173103782679977001.247.671.153.504.304.571.23.423
    New York Yankees Totals (7 yrs)55513.361971313211266641,013.7913431378105331561232181.238.110.932.944.983.831.69.519
    Seattle Pilots Totals (1 yrs)213.91571001856192.07748401238688221.257.531.173.726.654.701.79.667
    Houston Astros Totals (2 yrs)485.024572013381104.01166958645817031.5510.040.523.897.015.971.80.333
    Atlanta Braves Totals (1 yrs)134.97550000029.0251816421100001.597.761.246.523.105.590.48.250
    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

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1962New York YankeesALMLBnya5623pL-S-E-P138320200010031004100.063.139.063.2024020.094.000.0877.5025.003.330.00.000.0
    1963New York YankeesALMLBnya5624pL-S-E-P2408306100500133011001.072.083.084.1679571.024.012.1201.0534.7433.000.00.0016.7
    1964New York YankeesALMLBnya5625pL-S-E-P33810031320070014407000.130.139.150.289108152.030.020.2320.9340.7444.000.00.0015.4
    1965New York YankeesALMLBnya5626pL-S-E-P431431400020052412000.093.204.093.2975140.116.000.2119.8047.064.800.00.000.0
    1966New York YankeesALMLBnya5627pL-S-E-P524381400040012303000.105.128.105.2334240.026.000.2672.3854.7623.000.00.000.0
    1967New York YankeesALMLBnya5628pL-S-E-P6177000000000511000.000.125.000.125900.000.000.0000.0055.560.000.00.000.0
    1968New York YankeesALMLBnya5629pL-S-E-P7127000000001400000.000.125.000.125800.143.000.00012.5050.004.000.00.000.0
    1969Seattle PilotsALMLBse15630pL-S-E-P8579000000000700000.000.000.000.000900.000.000.0000.0077.780.000.00.000.0
    1969Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4430pL-S-E-P8164000000000300000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.00.000.0
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou5631pL-S-E-P92917360002001611001.353.421.353.7742060.059.000.5455.0030.006.000.00.000.0
    1977Portland MavericksNwstA-----38p---1090000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1977Knoxville SoxSouAAcha-38p---10100000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1978Savannah BravesSouAAatl-39p---112213010000000501000.077.077.077.1541410.000.000.1250.0035.710.000.00.000.0
    1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl5639pL-S-E-P1157000000001100000.000.125.000.125800.143.000.00012.5012.501.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)307347835300210014160329102.101.142.110.252394383.049.009.1863.5540.6111.430.00.008.6
    American League Totals (8 yrs)257319529300190012150228101.091.129.100.229362323.047.009.1713.3141.4412.500.00.0010.3
    National League Totals (3 yrs)50283600020021011001.214.290.214.5043260.071.000.3336.2531.255.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals4113010000000501000.077.077.077.1541410.000.000.1250.0035.710.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals3213010000000501000.077.077.077.1541410.000.000.1250.0035.710.000.00.000.0
    New York Yankees Totals (7 yrs)200310529300190012143228101.094.132.103.235353323.048.009.1733.4040.5111.920.00.0010.3
    Seattle Pilots Totals (1 yrs)579000000000700000.000.000.000.000900.000.000.0000.0077.780.000.00.000.0
    Houston Astros Totals (2 yrs)4521360002001911001.286.348.286.6342460.048.000.5004.1737.509.000.00.000.0
    Atlanta Braves Totals (1 yrs)57000000001100000.000.125.000.125800.143.000.00012.5012.501.000.00.000.0
    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

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1962New York YankeesALMLB23P360133.08230331311.0000.900.2322.294.76
    1963New York YankeesALMLB24P400249.12232215654.9641.400.2224.8100.02
    1964New York YankeesALMLB25P380271.13127516358.9211.500.2123.5100.04
    1965New York YankeesALMLB26P300151.113210334341.0001.100.2318.596.88
    1966New York YankeesALMLB27P240120.11322323835.9211.500.2915.1100.08
    1967New York YankeesALMLB28P17044.11701881.0000.500.1810.5100.011
    1968New York YankeesALMLB29P12044.07110118181.0001.500.417.4100.012
    1969Seattle PilotsALMLB30P57092.0815112423.9580.400.2535.2100.02
    1969Houston AstrosNLMLB30P16030.22500771.0000.400.239.9100.011
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLB31P29073.0411301815.8330.500.2117.9100.09
    1978Savannah BravesSouAA39P2100.012280140401.0001.900.0014.695.56
    1978Atlanta BravesNLMLB39P5029.0331076.8571.200.213.1100.014
    MLB Totals - (P)30401,237112177151311.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)210012280112.0000.000.00---------
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    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

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    1962MLB36----------
    1963MLB40----------
    1964MLB38----------
    1965MLB30----------
    1966MLB24----------
    1967MLB17----------
    1968MLB12----------
    1969MLB73----------
    1970MLB29----------
    1978MLB5----------
    1978Minor21----------
    Totals325----------