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Proper Name
Grover William Jones
High Level
MLB (1962-1966)
Positions
1B (7)
Ht / Wt
5-10 / 185
Bats / Throws
Left / Right
place
White Plains,New York
Died
5/7/2023
High School
White Plains (White Plains,NY)
colleges
Ithaca College (Ithaca,NY),
draft posit
1B
MLB Debut
MLB Teams
CHA [3]
TBC#
13438
mlbam id
116689
Retrosheet
Stat Capsuleavgopsabrhhrrbisb
Career MLB [1962-1966].286.790497141100
Speed
16
Power
49
Contact
48
XBH
37
RBIs
100
Runs
17
Hitting
98
Durability
8
Team
.539
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year team name league level mlb job   W   L Wpct ov record Rank GBL Playoffs
1976 Houston Astros NL MLB HOU Hitting Coach 80 82 .494 -- 3 22.0 dnq
1977 Houston Astros NL MLB HOU Hitting Coach 81 81 .500 -- 3 17.0 dnq
1978 Houston Astros NL MLB HOU Hitting Coach 74 88 .457 -- 5 21.0 dnq
1979 Houston Astros NL MLB HOU Hitting Coach 89 73 .549 -- 2 1.5 dnq
1980 Houston Astros NL MLB HOU Hitting Coach 93 70 .571 -- 1 -- Lost NLCS (Phillies)
1981 Houston Astros NL MLB HOU Hitting Coach 61 49 .555 -- 0 -- Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1982 Houston Astros NL MLB HOU Hitting Coach 77 85 .475 -- 5 12.0 dnq
1984 San Diego Padres NL MLB SDN Hitting Coach 92 70 .568 -- 1 -- Lost World Series (Tigers)
1985 San Diego Padres NL MLB SDN Hitting Coach 83 79 .512 -- 3 12.0 dnq
1986 San Diego Padres NL MLB SDN Hitting Coach 74 88 .457 -- 4 22.0 dnq
1987 San Diego Padres NL MLB SDN Hitting Coach 65 97 .401 -- 6 25.0 dnq