C Jim Shepherd #20
Age: 31 | Bats: L | Throws: R | Morale: Good
07/23/1956
C JIM SHEPHERD #20 - AGE: 31 - BATS: L - THROWS: R - MORALE: GOOD
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
55 191 54 13 0 2 29 18 15 .283 .346 .382 0 1.1
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 50 45 50 50
Gap 55 50 55 55
Power 35 35 35 35
Eye 50 45 50 50
Avoid K's 65 60 65 65
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 25 20
Errors: - 45 30
Arm: 55 35 30
Turn DP: - 25 -
Ability: 50 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: -
Catcher: 50 Left Field: -
1st Base: - Center Field: -
2nd Base: - Right Field: -
3rd Base: -
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 35
Stealing Ability: 40
Baserunning Inst.: 50
Sacrifice Bunt: 35
Bunt for Hit: 20
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
06/30/1956 @ LAP Loss, 1-13 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
06/28/1956 @ HOU Win, 5-4 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
06/27/1956 @ SEA Loss, 3-4 7 0 4 2 0 0 0 0
06/26/1956 @ SEA Loss, 1-2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
06/25/1956 @ SEA Loss, 7-9 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 0
06/20/1956 TOR Win, 6-0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
06/19/1956 TOR Win, 5-2 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
06/18/1956 TOR Loss, 0-1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
06/16/1956 MON Win, 1-0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
06/15/1956 MON Loss, 3-6 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 0
PERSONALITY
Shepherd is unthinking.
Low: Adaptability, Intelligence
Birthday:05/22/1925
Born in:Brooklyn, NY
Nationality:American
Height:5' 10"
Weight:205 lbs
Local Popularity:Popular
National Pop.:Well Known
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$39,100
Signed Through:1956 Season
Major Service:9 Years, None
Service This Yr:104 Days
40-Man Service:1 Year, 42 Days
Pro Service:8 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:1947, 10th Pick in Round 2
THE AMERICAN CIRCUITS 1956 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 55 191 54 13 0 2 29 17 18 15 .283 .346 .382 .728 .328 .099 109
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 51 215 2 0 1 8 0 3 73 15 0 1 0.0 24.2 4.39 1.1  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   18 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .111 .158 .111 .269
Versus Right   173 52 13 0 2 28 17 17 13 3 0 2 .301 .364 .410 .775
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
April   55 15 3 0 0 5 7 6 4 0 0 0 .273 .344 .327 .672
May   71 23 4 0 2 12 6 5 4 1 0 2 .324 .380 .465 .845
June   65 16 6 0 0 12 4 7 7 2 0 0 .246 .311 .338 .649
Last Year   370 82 12 3 5 33 37 32 53 4 0 4 .222 .288 .311 .599
2 Years Ago   327 100 18 2 8 39 43 35 28 2 0 2 .306 .374 .446 .821
Career   3089 832 136 24 57 375 349 292 357 29 1 36 .269 .337 .384 .721
Home   90 19 7 0 0 13 5 8 11 3 0 1 .211 .275 .289 .563
Road   101 35 6 0 2 16 12 10 4 0 0 1 .347 .411 .465 .876
Grass   191 54 13 0 2 29 17 18 15 3 0 2 .283 .346 .382 .728
Day   117 34 7 0 1 18 10 11 8 2 0 0 .291 .346 .376 .722
Night   74 20 6 0 1 11 7 7 7 1 0 2 .270 .345 .392 .737
As Starter   186 53 13 0 2 29 16 18 14 3 0 2 .285 .349 .387 .736
As Reliever / Substitution   5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
Pinch Hitting   2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Close/Late   47 17 3 0 0 6 6 2 6 1 0 1 .362 .392 .426 .818
Inning 1-3   61 16 3 0 1 11 2 8 5 0 0 0 .262 .348 .361 .708
Inning 4-6   62 16 6 0 1 9 6 8 3 1 0 1 .258 .347 .403 .750
Inning 7-9   60 18 3 0 0 9 7 2 6 2 0 1 .300 .323 .350 .673
Extra Innings   8 4 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 .625 1.125
0 Outs   57 14 5 0 0 3 8 6 4 1 0 2 .246 .333 .333 .667
1 Outs   64 22 5 0 2 14 7 4 3 2 0 0 .344 .371 .516 .887
2 Outs   70 18 3 0 0 12 2 8 8 0 0 0 .257 .333 .300 .633
Scoring Position   61 18 4 0 1 25 3 6 5 3 0 0 .295 .343 .410 .753
Bases Empty   95 25 4 0 0 0 9 9 6 0 0 1 .263 .333 .305 .639
Runner on 1st   35 11 5 0 1 4 5 3 4 0 0 1 .314 .385 .543 .927
Runner on 2nd   14 4 1 0 1 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .571 .857
Runner on 3rd   5 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 .400 .429 .600 1.029
Runner on 1st & 2nd   24 6 2 0 0 5 0 3 3 0 0 0 .250 .333 .333 .667
Runner on 1st & 3rd   6 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .167 .286 .167 .452
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   7 4 0 0 0 7 0 0 1 1 0 0 .571 .500 .571 1.071
Bases Loaded   5 1 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .286 .200 .486
Two Strikes   67 18 6 0 1 7 5 7 15 0 0 0 .269 .338 .403 .741
First Pitch   45 13 2 0 1 10 3 0 0 1 0 0 .289 .283 .400 .683
Count 0-1   22 5 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 .227 .292 .318 .610
Count 0-2   7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286
Count 1-0   21 7 2 0 0 2 4 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .318 .429 .747
Count 1-1   10 3 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .300 .273 .300 .573
Count 1-2   22 6 3 0 1 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 .273 .273 .545 .818
Count 2-0   7 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .571 .571 .571 1.143
Count 2-1   14 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286
Count 2-2   21 6 1 0 0 2 2 0 8 0 0 0 .286 .286 .333 .619
Count 3-0   0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 1.000
Count 3-1   5 2 1 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 .400 .700 .600 1.300
Full Count   17 5 2 0 0 3 1 7 0 0 0 0 .294 .500 .412 .912
Behind in Count   51 12 5 0 1 7 2 0 7 0 0 2 .235 .264 .392 .656
Ahead in Count   47 15 3 0 0 4 8 11 0 1 0 0 .319 .441 .383 .824
Batting 5th   152 43 10 0 2 26 13 12 14 3 0 2 .283 .337 .388 .725
Batting 6th   34 10 3 0 0 3 3 6 0 0 0 0 .294 .400 .382 .782
Batting 7th   1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000
Batting 8th   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Batting 9th   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Low Leverage   65 19 2 0 0 4 5 6 4 1 0 1 .292 .356 .323 .679
Medium Leverage   73 20 7 0 2 10 10 5 6 0 0 0 .274 .321 .452 .773
High Leverage   52 15 4 0 0 15 2 7 5 2 0 1 .288 .371 .365 .736
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 Chicago - MLB 23 99 355 88 15 1 4 39 39 26 6 1 65 0 1 .248 .309 .330 .639 78 82 1.2
1949 Chicago - MLB 24 131 436 107 19 3 9 39 40 39 7 2 60 0 0 .245 .316 .365 .681 85 80 1.4
1950 Chicago - MLB 25 93 312 83 10 4 3 36 34 36 1 2 34 0 2 .266 .342 .353 .694 88 91 1.2
1951 Chicago - MLB 26 112 378 106 15 5 13 62 46 42 8 5 29 0 2 .280 .360 .450 .810 126 133 3.2
1952 Chicago - MLB 27 111 364 104 15 3 4 48 43 39 1 9 37 0 0 .286 .349 .376 .725 113 117 3.0
1953 Chicago - MLB 28 106 356 108 19 3 9 50 50 25 5 1 36 1 0 .303 .357 .449 .806 121 126 3.2
1954 Chicago - MLB 29 93 327 100 18 2 8 39 43 35 2 2 28 1 0 .306 .374 .446 .821 129 133 3.1
1955 Chicago - MLB 30 111 370 82 12 3 5 33 37 32 4 4 53 0 0 .222 .288 .311 .599 67 63 0.5
1956 Chicago - MLB 31 55 191 54 13 0 2 29 17 18 2 3 15 0 1 .283 .346 .382 .728 98 109 1.1
Total MLB 911 3089 832 136 24 57 375 349 292 36 29 357 2 6 .269 .337 .384 .721 100 103 17.9
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 - 22 55 241 75 10 1 5 48 50 26 7 2 17 22 8 .311 .391 .423 .815 100 100 1.7
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
1954 Chicago - MLB 29 8 28 11 1 1 2 10 4 2 2 2 2 0 0 .393 .441 .714 1.155 218 218 1.3
Total MLB 8 28 11 1 1 2 10 4 2 2 2 2 0 0 .393 .441 .714 1.155 218 218
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1948 Chicago - MLB C 93 92 380 63 6 451 8 .982 833.1 4.78 +0.6 .969 9 56 29 51.8
1949 Chicago - MLB C 120 118 435 58 9 502 9 .982 1024.1 4.33 +1.7 1.012 4 47 23 48.9
1950 Chicago - MLB C 86 85 351 46 13 405 8 .980 722.1 4.95 +0.9 1.016 2 25 9 36.0
1951 Chicago - MLB C 105 103 420 74 8 502 8 .984 901.1 4.93 -2.3 .927 12 61 22 36.1
1952 Chicago - MLB C 100 96 398 58 7 465 9 .981 854.2 4.80 -0.3 .833 4 46 24 52.2
1953 Chicago - MLB C 94 89 348 43 2 400 9 .978 776.2 4.53 -0.6 1.104 12 32 13 40.6
1954 Chicago - MLB C 91 89 338 45 3 385 2 .995 765.1 4.50 +1.6 1.045 6 42 23 54.8
1955 Chicago - MLB C 106 101 510 63 8 579 6 .990 870.1 5.93 +1.8 .907 9 36 25 69.4
1956 Chicago - MLB C 54 51 259 38 8 303 6 .980 449.2 5.94 +0.5 .935 3 31 15 48.4
TOTAL C 849 824 3439 488 64 3992 65 .984 7198.0 4.91 +3.9 .962 61 376 183 48.7
PLAYER HISTORY
11/01/1947 Drafted in the 1947 first-year player draft (Round 2, Pick 10, 30th overall pick) by the Chicago Hawks, out of college (St. John's).
01/01/1948 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 45 (55); Power: 30 (40); Eye: 40 (50).
04/13/1948 Named the #43 prospect in the MLB
08/17/1948 Injured (Torn calf muscle), out for 4 months.
01/01/1949 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 50 (55); Power: 30 (40); Eye: 45 (50).
04/23/1949 Injured (Thumb contusion), day-to-day for one week.
05/18/1949 Injured (Bruised hand), day-to-day for 2 days.
07/16/1949 Injured (Mild oblique strain), day-to-day for 1 day.
01/01/1950 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 55 (55); Power: 35 (40); Eye: 50 (50).
03/26/1950 Injured (Strained posterior cruciate ligament), out for 5-6 weeks.
06/30/1950 Injured (Sprained thumb), day-to-day for 2 weeks.
07/26/1950 Injured (Sprained ankle), day-to-day for 6 days.
01/01/1951 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 55 (55); Power: 35 (40); Eye: 50 (50).
06/25/1951 Injured (Sprained thumb), day-to-day for 2 weeks.
07/02/1951 Was selected to the 1951 The American Circuits All-Star Game.
08/05/1951 Injured (Knee contusion), day-to-day for 4 days.
09/22/1951 Suspended 3 games after ejection following a brawl.
01/01/1952 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 55 (55); Power: 35 (40); Eye: 50 (50).
08/25/1952 Wins the MLB ABL Player of the Week Award.
09/18/1952 Injured (Strained hip muscle), day-to-day for 2 days.
01/01/1953 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 50 (55); Power: 35 (40); Eye: 50 (50).
05/20/1953 Hits for the CYCLE, going 4-4 against the Baltimore Lords, with 6 RBI and 4 runs scored.
07/06/1953 Was selected to the 1953 The American Circuits All-Star Game.
01/01/1954 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 50 (55); Power: 35 (40); Eye: 50 (55).
07/05/1954 Was selected to the 1954 The American Circuits All-Star Game.
07/10/1954 Injured (Sore hand), day-to-day for 6 days.
08/19/1954 Injured (Sore elbow), day-to-day for 4 weeks.
10/22/1954 Wins the 1954 World Series with the Chicago Hawks.
01/01/1955 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 50 (50); Power: 35 (40); Eye: 50 (55).
07/19/1955 Injured (Flu), day-to-day for 2 days.
01/01/1956 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 50 (50); Power: 35 (35); Eye: 50 (50).
05/07/1956 Wins the MLB ABL Player of the Week Award.
06/30/1956 Injured (Separated shoulder), out for 6 weeks.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year K Rank
1948 65 10
Year IBB Rank
1949 9 2
1955 4 9
Year HP Rank
1948 6 3
1949 7 3
1951 8 1
Year SF Rank
1952 9 3
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