SS Jim Hammerton #9
Age: 27 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Very Good
06/08/1953
SS JIM HAMMERTON #9 - AGE: 27 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: VERY GOOD
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
43 127 24 3 0 0 4 12 5 .189 .264 .213 1 -0.2
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 60 55 60 60
Gap 50 50 50 50
Power 30 30 30 30
Eye 40 40 40 40
Avoid K's 75 75 75 75
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 65 40
Errors: - 70 55
Arm: 25 60 55
Turn DP: - 70 -
Ability: 20 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: 60
Catcher: - Left Field: -
1st Base: - Center Field: -
2nd Base: 70 Right Field: 30
3rd Base: 65
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 45
Stealing Ability: 60
Baserunning Inst.: 65
Sacrifice Bunt: 60
Bunt for Hit: 20
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
06/07/1953 CLE Loss, 1-2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
06/07/1953 CLE Win, 1-0 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
06/06/1953 DET Loss, 1-5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
06/05/1953 DET Loss, 1-2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
06/04/1953 DET Win, 5-2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
06/02/1953 @ NYK Win, 5-1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
06/01/1953 @ NYK Loss, 0-2 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
05/31/1953 @ NYK Win, 4-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
05/30/1953 @ CLE Win, 7-3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
05/30/1953 @ CLE Win, 5-3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PERSONALITY
Hammerton either internalizes or is just impersonal.
Birthday:11/22/1925
Born in:Santee, CA
Nationality:American
Height:6' 1"
Weight:195 lbs
Local Popularity:Unknown
National Pop.:Unknown
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$15,000
Signed Through:1953 Season
Major Service:4 Years, 65 Days
Service This Yr:55 Days
40-Man Service:None, None
Pro Service:6 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:1947, 14th Pick in Round 2
THE AMERICAN CIRCUITS 1953 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 43 127 24 3 0 0 4 14 12 5 .189 .264 .213 .477 .227 .024 34
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 32 142 1 0 0 2 2 0 27 3 1 1 50.0 7.6 1.91 -0.2  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   19 2 1 0 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 .105 .190 .158 .348
Versus Right   108 22 2 0 0 3 10 10 5 0 2 1 .204 .277 .222 .500
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Last Week   25 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 .040 .143 .040 .183
April   59 12 2 0 0 2 10 7 3 0 0 0 .203 .288 .237 .525
May   43 11 1 0 0 2 3 3 2 0 2 0 .256 .304 .279 .583
June   25 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 .040 .143 .040 .183
Spring Training   81 21 4 0 1 8 6 8 4 0 0 0 .259 .326 .346 .672
Last Year   433 116 14 4 3 46 42 25 35 5 10 4 .268 .310 .339 .650
2 Years Ago   545 142 24 4 5 52 63 26 54 4 2 2 .261 .295 .347 .641
Career   2189 587 82 18 16 217 240 126 217 15 20 12 .268 .310 .344 .654
Home   64 12 2 0 0 2 6 4 1 0 1 1 .188 .246 .219 .465
Road   63 12 1 0 0 2 8 8 4 0 1 0 .190 .282 .206 .488
Grass   127 24 3 0 0 4 14 12 5 0 2 1 .189 .264 .213 .477
Day   73 11 1 0 0 2 8 5 3 0 1 1 .151 .215 .164 .380
Night   54 13 2 0 0 2 6 7 2 0 1 0 .241 .328 .278 .606
As Starter   124 24 3 0 0 4 14 12 4 0 1 1 .194 .270 .218 .488
As Reliever / Substitution   3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Close/Late   31 6 1 0 0 2 5 6 1 0 1 1 .194 .342 .226 .568
Inning 1-3   37 9 1 0 0 2 4 4 1 0 0 0 .243 .317 .270 .587
Inning 4-6   49 8 0 0 0 0 5 2 3 0 1 0 .163 .196 .163 .359
Inning 7-9   35 5 1 0 0 0 4 5 0 0 0 1 .143 .268 .171 .440
Extra Innings   6 2 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 .333 .429 .500 .929
0 Outs   59 12 1 0 0 0 6 2 2 0 2 0 .203 .230 .220 .450
1 Outs   41 8 1 0 0 3 5 4 3 0 0 1 .195 .283 .220 .502
2 Outs   27 4 1 0 0 1 3 6 0 0 0 0 .148 .303 .185 .488
Scoring Position   30 5 1 0 0 3 2 5 1 0 2 0 .167 .286 .200 .486
Bases Empty   74 11 0 0 0 0 6 4 3 0 0 1 .149 .203 .149 .351
Runner on 1st   23 8 2 0 0 1 6 3 1 0 0 0 .348 .423 .435 .858
Runner on 2nd   11 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 0 .273 .385 .364 .748
Runner on 3rd   3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Runner on 1st & 2nd   9 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .522
Runner on 1st & 3rd   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500
Bases Loaded   4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Two Strikes   36 6 0 0 0 1 4 5 5 0 0 1 .167 .286 .167 .452
First Pitch   33 6 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 .182 .182 .182 .364
Count 0-1   13 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .385 .385 .385 .769
Count 0-2   5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Count 1-0   9 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .444 .778
Count 1-1   17 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .059 .059 .059 .118
Count 1-2   14 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 .214 .267 .214 .481
Count 2-0   6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Count 2-1   6 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000
Count 2-2   10 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
Count 3-0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 1.000
Count 3-1   7 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 .143 .500 .143 .643
Full Count   7 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 .143 .500 .143 .643
Behind in Count   32 8 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 0 0 1 .250 .273 .250 .523
Ahead in Count   28 6 3 0 0 2 4 7 0 0 0 0 .214 .371 .321 .693
Batting 2nd   13 3 1 0 0 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 .231 .375 .308 .683
Batting 5th   21 3 2 0 0 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 .143 .182 .238 .420
Batting 6th   77 13 0 0 0 2 5 6 2 0 1 1 .169 .238 .169 .407
Batting 7th   16 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 1 0 .312 .389 .312 .701
Low Leverage   49 11 2 0 0 1 5 6 1 0 1 0 .224 .309 .265 .574
Medium Leverage   49 10 0 0 0 1 7 1 2 0 0 1 .204 .235 .204 .439
High Leverage   29 3 1 0 0 2 2 5 2 0 1 0 .103 .235 .138 .373
CAREER BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1948 Cleveland - MLB 22 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 131 154 0.0
1949 Cleveland - MLB 23 141 506 143 20 4 3 54 52 41 3 5 63 2 3 .283 .337 .356 .693 86 87 1.9
1950 Cleveland - MLB 24 148 575 161 21 6 5 61 68 21 2 1 60 7 2 .280 .307 .363 .671 71 73 1.0
1951 Cleveland - MLB 25 141 545 142 24 4 5 52 63 26 2 4 54 4 4 .261 .295 .347 .641 74 73 0.7
1952 Cleveland - MLB 26 8 13 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .077 .071 .154 .225 -37 -45 -0.1
1952 Buffalo - MLB 26 118 420 115 13 4 3 44 42 25 4 4 35 6 4 .274 .318 .345 .663 88 84 1.5
1952 Total - MLB 26 126 433 116 14 4 3 46 42 25 4 5 35 6 4 .268 .310 .339 .650 85 80 1.4
1953 Buffalo - MLB 27 43 127 24 3 0 0 4 14 12 1 0 5 1 1 .189 .264 .213 .477 29 34 -0.2
Total MLB 601 2189 587 82 18 16 217 240 126 12 15 217 20 14 .268 .310 .344 .654 76 76 4.9
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1947 Total - 21 52 235 67 9 2 2 36 49 19 2 3 7 32 7 .285 .340 .366 .706 100 100 0.5
CAREER POSTSEASON BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1952 Buffalo - MLB 26 7 26 7 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .269 .296 .269 .566 61 59 0.5
Total MLB 7 26 7 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .269 .296 .269 .566 61 59
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1948 Cleveland - MLB 2B 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 2.0 4.50 +0.0 1.055
1948 Cleveland - MLB SS 2 1 1 4 0 5 0 1.000 8.0 5.62 -0.1 1.053
1949 Cleveland - MLB 2B 16 10 38 31 13 69 0 1.000 92.0 6.75 +1.0 1.124
1949 Cleveland - MLB 3B 99 93 74 186 25 267 7 .974 820.2 2.85 +0.7 1.011
1949 Cleveland - MLB SS 32 32 51 112 31 166 3 .982 278.2 5.26 +3.3 1.052
1949 Cleveland - MLB CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.0 0.00 -0.4 .000
1949 Cleveland - MLB RF 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 8.0 1.12 +0.0 1.023
1950 Cleveland - MLB 2B 34 22 53 72 18 125 0 1.000 203.2 5.52 +2.0 1.081
1950 Cleveland - MLB 3B 22 11 8 24 4 35 3 .914 121.0 2.38 -0.7 .975
1950 Cleveland - MLB SS 101 101 176 339 80 533 18 .966 881.1 5.26 +6.5 1.032
1950 Cleveland - MLB RF 2 2 6 1 0 7 0 1.000 16.0 3.94 -0.7 .854
1951 Cleveland - MLB 2B 125 114 280 344 108 638 14 .978 1009.2 5.56 +4.9 1.041
1951 Cleveland - MLB 3B 4 4 6 6 1 13 1 .923 34.0 3.18 +0.2 1.050
1951 Cleveland - MLB SS 3 2 1 8 1 9 0 1.000 22.0 3.68 +0.2 1.086
1951 Cleveland - MLB RF 14 14 32 1 0 33 0 1.000 115.1 2.58 +0.6 .985
1952 Cleveland - MLB 2B 3 0 1 2 1 3 0 1.000 5.0 5.40 +0.1 1.058
1952 Buffalo - MLB 2B 113 112 256 314 73 584 14 .976 982.0 5.22 +2.4 1.037
1952 Cleveland - MLB 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1952 Buffalo - MLB 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1952 Cleveland - MLB SS 2 2 2 9 1 11 0 1.000 17.0 5.82 +0.4 1.081
1952 Buffalo - MLB SS 6 3 4 11 4 16 1 .938 32.0 4.22 -0.1 1.081
1952 Cleveland - MLB RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1953 Buffalo - MLB 2B 14 12 39 40 15 82 3 .963 116.1 6.11 +0.4 1.015
1953 Buffalo - MLB 3B 3 1 0 2 0 2 0 1.000 11.0 1.64 +0.1 1.027
1953 Buffalo - MLB SS 31 19 41 66 15 112 5 .955 182.0 5.29 +1.4 1.005
TOTAL 2B 306 270 667 804 228 1502 31 .979 2410.2 5.49 +10.9 1.044
TOTAL 3B 129 109 88 218 30 317 11 .965 988.2 2.79 +0.2 1.009
TOTAL SS 177 160 276 549 132 852 27 .968 1421.0 5.23 +11.6 1.035
TOTAL CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.0 0.00 -0.4 .000
TOTAL RF 18 17 39 2 0 41 0 1.000 140.1 2.63 -0.1 .964
PLAYER HISTORY
03/03/1947 Drafted in the 1947 first-year player draft (Round 2, Pick 14, 34th overall pick) by the Cleveland Bobcats, out of college (Arkansas).
04/15/1947 Named the #19 prospect in the MLB
01/01/1948 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 50 (55); Power: 25 (30); Eye: 35 (45).
04/13/1948 Named the #29 prospect in the MLB
01/01/1949 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 50 (55); Power: 30 (30); Eye: 40 (45).
04/12/1949 Named the #44 prospect in the MLB
04/17/1949 Injured (Back spasms), day-to-day for 1 day.
04/29/1949 Goes 5-5 against the St. Louis Explorers, with 4 RBI and 3 R.
05/01/1949 Wins the MLB NBL Rookie of the Month Award.
07/11/1949 Wins the MLB NBL Player of the Week Award.
01/01/1950 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 50 (55); Power: 30 (30); Eye: 40 (40).
01/01/1951 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 55 (55); Power: 30 (30); Eye: 40 (40).
01/01/1952 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 55 (55); Power: 30 (30); Eye: 40 (40).
05/26/1952 Was traded by the Cleveland Bobcats to the Buffalo Beavers in exchange for RP Alex Labra.
01/01/1953 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 60 (60); Power: 30 (30); Eye: 40 (40).
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year K Rank
1949 63 6
Year IBB Rank
1952 4 5
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