3B Jim Buczek #29
Age: 34 | Bats: L | Throws: R | Morale: Great
10/22/1961
3B JIM BUCZEK #29 - AGE: 34 - BATS: L - THROWS: R - MORALE: GREAT
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
20 51 12 3 1 0 4 7 7 .235 .322 .333 0 0.1
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 40 40 40 40
Gap 45 45 45 45
Power 40 40 40 40
Eye 60 60 65 60
Avoid K's 50 50 50 50
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 30 25
Errors: - 55 70
Arm: 20 75 65
Turn DP: - 20 -
Ability: 20 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: -
Catcher: - Left Field: -
1st Base: 45 Center Field: -
2nd Base: - Right Field: -
3rd Base: 35
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 20
Stealing Ability: 20
Baserunning Inst.: 40
Sacrifice Bunt: 65
Bunt for Hit: 20
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
09/28/1961 HOU Win, 7-6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
09/26/1961 HOU Win, 7-6 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
09/20/1961 LAP Loss, 3-6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
09/16/1961 @ HOU Win, 5-2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
09/04/1961 @ SEA Loss, 3-6 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
08/30/1961 @ COL Win, 5-2 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
08/30/1961 @ COL Loss, 1-2 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
08/29/1961 @ COL Loss, 0-2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
08/27/1961 SYR Loss, 1-5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
08/26/1961 SYR Win, 2-1 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
PERSONALITY
Jim is driven to succeed.
High: Adaptability, Work Ethic
Low: Greed
Birthday:06/29/1927
Born in:Vandalia, MO
Nationality:American
Height:5' 11"
Weight:200 lbs
Local Popularity:Unknown
National Pop.:Unknown
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$15,000
Signed Through:1962 Season
Major Service:8 Years, 25 Days
Service This Yr:51 Days
40-Man Service:None, None
Pro Service:12 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:1947, 2nd Pick in Round 4
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1961 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 20 51 12 3 1 0 4 6 7 7 .235 .322 .333 .655 .265 .098 64
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 13 64 0 1 0 0 5 1 17 4 0 0 0.0 6.4 3.86 .1  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Versus Right   49 12 3 1 0 4 6 7 6 1 4 0 .245 .333 .347 .680
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
April   47 11 3 1 0 4 4 5 7 1 5 0 .234 .302 .340 .642
September   4 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 .250 .500 .250 .750
Spring Training   17 3 0 0 0 1 1 10 2 0 1 0 .176 .481 .176 .658
2 Years Ago   59 9 2 0 1 3 5 10 8 0 2 1 .153 .286 .237 .523
Career   1301 294 48 7 33 158 122 119 169 11 19 10 .226 .294 .350 .643
Home   23 5 1 0 0 2 2 2 3 1 2 0 .217 .269 .261 .530
Road   28 7 2 1 0 2 4 5 4 0 3 0 .250 .364 .393 .756
Grass   51 12 3 1 0 4 6 7 7 1 5 0 .235 .322 .333 .655
Day   36 7 2 0 0 3 4 5 5 1 3 0 .194 .286 .250 .536
Night   15 5 1 1 0 1 2 2 2 0 2 0 .333 .412 .533 .945
As Starter   45 11 3 1 0 4 4 5 6 1 5 0 .244 .314 .356 .669
As Reliever / Substitution   6 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 .167 .375 .167 .542
Pinch Hitting   4 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 .250 .500 .250 .750
Close/Late   20 4 1 0 0 1 4 3 1 0 3 0 .200 .304 .250 .554
Inning 1-3   14 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 .214 .214 .357 .571
Inning 4-6   16 4 0 1 0 1 0 4 2 1 2 0 .250 .381 .375 .756
Inning 7-9   16 4 0 0 0 2 4 3 0 0 1 0 .250 .368 .250 .618
Extra Innings   5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 .200 .200 .400 .600
0 Outs   13 3 2 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 5 0 .231 .286 .385 .670
1 Outs   18 4 0 1 0 1 3 4 2 1 0 0 .222 .348 .333 .681
2 Outs   20 5 1 0 0 1 2 2 3 0 0 0 .250 .318 .300 .618
Scoring Position   12 3 0 0 0 3 3 4 2 1 5 0 .250 .412 .250 .662
Bases Empty   30 6 2 1 0 0 1 3 4 0 0 0 .200 .273 .333 .606
Runner on 1st   9 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 .444 .778
Runner on 2nd   6 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 1 0 4 0 .333 .556 .333 .889
Runner on 1st & 2nd   4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500
Bases Loaded   2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Two Strikes   20 4 1 0 0 2 1 2 7 1 0 0 .200 .261 .250 .511
First Pitch   6 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 .333 .429 .333 .762
Count 0-1   5 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .800 1.200
Count 0-2   5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Count 1-0   7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .143 .143 .143 .286
Count 1-1   3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Count 1-2   3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667
Count 2-0   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Count 2-1   5 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .800 1.200
Count 2-2   4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 .250 .200 .500 .700
Count 3-1   3 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 .333 .714 .333 1.048
Full Count   8 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650
Behind in Count   13 3 2 0 0 1 2 0 4 0 0 0 .231 .231 .385 .615
Ahead in Count   17 4 0 1 0 1 2 4 0 0 1 0 .235 .381 .353 .734
Batting Leadoff   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Batting 2nd   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Batting 4th   3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Batting 6th   45 12 3 1 0 4 6 6 4 1 5 0 .267 .346 .378 .724
Batting 9th   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Low Leverage   20 7 1 1 0 2 1 2 4 0 0 0 .350 .409 .500 .909
Medium Leverage   15 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 3 0 1 0 .133 .235 .200 .435
High Leverage   16 3 1 0 0 1 4 3 0 1 4 0 .188 .300 .250 .550
EASTERN BASEBALL LEAGUE 1961 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 76 240 38 5 0 7 26 29 66 34 .158 .354 .267 .621 .320 .108 106
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 76 316 8 2 0 12 0 2 64 12 0 0 0.0 26.5 3.31 .7  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   30 5 1 0 2 5 6 7 5 0 0 1 .167 .342 .400 .742
Versus Right   103 16 1 0 2 7 14 30 19 1 0 4 .155 .362 .223 .586
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
May   89 12 2 0 4 10 11 24 10 1 0 4 .135 .339 .292 .631
June   9 4 1 0 1 1 3 3 3 0 0 1 .444 .615 .889 1.504
July   55 5 0 0 0 6 3 13 8 0 0 2 .091 .286 .091 .377
August   87 17 2 0 2 9 12 26 13 1 0 1 .195 .383 .287 .670
Last Year   372 93 20 2 16 48 60 94 50 3 0 7 .250 .408 .444 .851
Career   612 131 25 2 23 74 89 160 84 5 0 15 .214 .386 .374 .761
Home   147 25 3 0 6 15 20 40 22 1 0 5 .170 .363 .313 .676
Road   93 13 2 0 1 11 9 26 12 1 0 3 .140 .341 .194 .535
Grass   240 38 5 0 7 26 29 66 34 2 0 8 .158 .354 .267 .621
Day   203 33 5 0 7 23 26 54 25 1 0 7 .163 .355 .291 .645
Night   37 5 0 0 0 3 3 12 9 1 0 1 .135 .353 .135 .488
As Starter   240 38 5 0 7 26 29 66 34 2 0 8 .158 .354 .267 .621
Close/Late   55 9 1 0 2 4 6 14 8 0 0 4 .164 .370 .291 .661
Inning 1-3   89 11 2 0 0 9 7 22 13 2 0 0 .124 .292 .146 .438
Inning 4-6   83 17 2 0 5 11 14 24 11 0 0 3 .205 .400 .410 .810
Inning 7-9   62 8 1 0 1 5 7 17 9 0 0 5 .129 .357 .194 .551
Extra Innings   6 2 0 0 1 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 .333 .556 .833 1.389
0 Outs   68 12 3 0 3 5 11 20 8 1 0 3 .176 .380 .353 .733
1 Outs   89 14 2 0 2 11 12 27 15 1 0 1 .157 .356 .247 .603
2 Outs   83 12 0 0 2 10 6 19 11 0 0 4 .145 .330 .217 .547
Scoring Position   63 10 0 0 1 18 9 25 13 2 0 2 .159 .402 .206 .609
Bases Empty   123 23 3 0 6 6 15 30 15 0 0 5 .187 .367 .358 .725
Runner on 1st   54 5 2 0 0 2 5 11 6 0 0 1 .093 .258 .130 .387
Runner on 2nd   26 1 0 0 0 1 2 11 9 0 0 0 .038 .324 .038 .363
Runner on 3rd   6 1 0 0 0 2 1 4 1 1 0 0 .167 .455 .167 .621
Runner on 1st & 2nd   21 4 0 0 0 4 4 5 2 0 0 1 .190 .370 .190 .561
Runner on 1st & 3rd   1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 .000 .750 .000 .750
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   3 2 0 0 1 6 1 1 0 1 0 0 .667 .600 1.667 2.267
Bases Loaded   6 2 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .500 .333 .833
Two Strikes   138 23 4 0 4 11 14 29 34 1 0 6 .167 .333 .283 .616
First Pitch   24 4 0 0 3 5 5 2 0 0 0 1 .167 .259 .542 .801
Count 0-1   18 4 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .263 .222 .485
Count 0-2   20 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 7 0 0 2 .050 .136 .050 .186
Count 1-0   16 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .188 .312
Count 1-1   15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .067 .067 .067 .133
Count 1-2   25 4 0 0 0 2 3 0 10 0 0 1 .160 .192 .160 .352
Count 2-0   8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250
Count 2-1   14 3 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 .214 .200 .214 .414
Count 2-2   40 8 2 0 1 1 3 0 12 0 0 3 .200 .256 .325 .581
Count 3-0   0 0 0 0 0 0 4 15 0 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 1.000
Count 3-1   7 0 0 0 0 1 3 20 0 0 0 0 .000 .741 .000 .741
Full Count   53 10 2 0 3 7 8 29 5 1 0 0 .189 .470 .396 .866
Behind in Count   63 9 0 0 0 6 5 0 17 0 0 4 .143 .194 .143 .337
Ahead in Count   45 6 1 0 0 7 8 35 0 1 0 0 .133 .506 .156 .662
Batting 3rd   115 18 2 0 2 7 14 35 19 1 0 3 .157 .364 .226 .590
Batting 4th   104 18 3 0 5 16 14 25 13 1 0 5 .173 .356 .346 .702
Batting 5th   21 2 0 0 0 3 1 6 2 0 0 0 .095 .296 .095 .392
Low Leverage   84 10 0 0 3 5 5 17 9 0 0 2 .119 .282 .226 .508
Medium Leverage   108 22 5 0 3 14 17 34 19 2 0 4 .204 .405 .333 .739
High Leverage   48 6 0 0 1 7 7 15 6 0 0 2 .125 .354 .188 .541
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 Buffalo - MLB 20 5 5 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800 119 126 0.0
1949 Buffalo - MLB 21 13 43 5 1 1 0 4 3 4 0 2 7 0 0 .116 .184 .186 .370 0 -7 -0.6
1950 Buffalo - MLB 22 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 -105 -0.1
1951 Buffalo - MLB 23 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 82 85 -0.0
1952 Buffalo - MLB 24 86 267 70 11 1 4 34 32 19 2 0 29 0 0 .262 .316 .356 .672 93 97 1.2
1953 Buffalo - MLB 25 92 143 34 4 1 6 20 13 16 0 1 16 0 0 .238 .312 .406 .718 94 90 0.1
1954 Buffalo - MLB 26 46 139 30 4 1 2 19 10 6 1 2 16 0 0 .216 .250 .302 .552 49 51 0.0
1955 Dallas - MLB 27 139 496 111 20 2 18 58 48 48 6 5 67 0 0 .224 .297 .381 .678 83 81 1.4
1956 Dallas - MLB 28 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 -106 -0.0
1958 Twin Cities - MLB 30 66 90 20 3 0 2 15 5 9 0 0 15 0 0 .222 .293 .322 .615 74 79 0.2
1959 Twin Cities - MLB 31 20 59 9 2 0 1 3 5 10 1 0 8 0 0 .153 .286 .237 .523 50 48 -0.0
1961 Twin Cities - MLB 33 20 51 12 3 1 0 4 6 7 0 1 7 0 0 .235 .322 .333 .655 76 64 0.1
Total MLB 496 1301 294 48 7 33 158 122 119 10 11 169 0 0 .226 .294 .350 .643 77 76 2.3
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 - 19 45 192 53 7 0 5 37 37 30 3 0 23 12 5 .276 .382 .391 .773 100 100 1.1
1960 Des Moines - AAA 32 122 372 93 20 2 16 48 60 94 7 3 50 0 0 .250 .408 .444 .851 161 164 5.5
1961 Des Moines - AAA 33 76 240 38 5 0 7 26 29 66 8 2 34 0 0 .158 .354 .267 .621 88 106 0.7
Total EBL 198 612 131 25 2 23 74 89 160 15 5 84 0 0 .214 .386 .374 .761 132 141
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 24 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0.0
Total MLB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1948 Buffalo - MLB 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1949 Buffalo - MLB 3B 13 12 6 26 2 35 3 .914 100.0 2.88 -1.4 .933
1950 Buffalo - MLB 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1951 Buffalo - MLB 3B 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 3.0 3.00 -0.2 1.050
1952 Buffalo - MLB 3B 79 65 39 125 7 173 9 .948 583.0 2.53 +0.2 1.020
1953 Buffalo - MLB 1B 14 13 102 7 8 109 0 1.000 102.2 9.56 -1.0 .911
1953 Buffalo - MLB 3B 75 20 15 59 3 79 5 .937 267.2 2.49 -0.9 .954
1954 Buffalo - MLB 1B 1 0 4 0 0 4 0 1.000 2.0 18.00 0.0 .000
1954 Buffalo - MLB 3B 44 37 26 83 10 111 2 .982 313.2 3.13 +2.7 1.038
1955 Dallas - MLB 3B 139 139 74 308 17 401 19 .953 1222.1 2.81 +5.8 1.024
1956 Dallas - MLB 1B 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1.000 1.0 9.00 0.0 .000
1956 Dallas - MLB 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 4.1 0.00 0.0 .000
1958 Twin Cities - MLB 1B 7 0 15 2 2 17 0 1.000 12.0 12.75 +0.2 1.048
1958 Twin Cities - MLB 3B 34 11 14 24 7 39 1 .974 141.2 2.41 +1.0 1.064
1959 Twin Cities - MLB 3B 19 18 9 37 2 48 2 .958 156.0 2.65 +1.2 1.069
1961 Twin Cities - MLB 1B 1 0 2 2 0 4 0 1.000 3.2 9.82 +0.1 1.042
1961 Des Moines - AAA 1B 76 76 622 45 51 671 4 .994 669.0 8.97 +2.2 1.025
1961 Twin Cities - MLB 3B 14 13 13 19 0 32 0 1.000 118.1 2.43 +0.5 .963
TOTAL 1B 101 89 746 56 62 806 4 .995 792.1 9.11 +1.4 1.010
TOTAL 3B 422 315 196 682 48 919 41 .955 2911.0 2.71 +8.9 1.017
PLAYER HISTORY
11/01/1947 Drafted in the 1947 first-year player draft (Round 4, Pick 2, 62nd overall pick) by the Buffalo Beavers, out of college (Missouri).
01/01/1948 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 35 (45); Power: 30 (45); Eye: 40 (60).
04/13/1948 Named the #44 prospect in the MLB
01/01/1949 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 40 (45); Power: 30 (45); Eye: 40 (60).
03/19/1949 Injured (Bruised knee), day-to-day for 3 days.
09/18/1949 Injured (Knee soreness), day-to-day for 5 days.
01/01/1950 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 45 (45); Power: 30 (45); Eye: 45 (60).
01/01/1951 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 45 (45); Power: 35 (45); Eye: 45 (60).
01/01/1952 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 45 (45); Power: 40 (45); Eye: 45 (60).
05/15/1952 Goes 5-7 against the Cincinnati Packers, with 3 RBI and 1 R.
01/01/1953 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 50 (50); Power: 45 (45); Eye: 50 (60).
01/01/1954 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 45 (45); Power: 45 (45); Eye: 50 (60).
05/04/1954 Injured (Sore knee), day-to-day for 5 days.
01/01/1955 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 45 (45); Power: 45 (45); Eye: 50 (60).
05/08/1955 Injured (Tendinitis (knee)), out for 2 weeks.
01/01/1956 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 45 (45); Power: 40 (45); Eye: 50 (60).
01/01/1957 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 40 (40); Power: 40 (45); Eye: 50 (60).
04/16/1957 Released by the Dallas Wranglers.
01/01/1958 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 40 (40); Power: 40 (40); Eye: 50 (50).
05/28/1958 Signed a 1-year contract worth a total of $19,000 with the Twin Cities Northmen organization.
01/01/1959 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 40 (40); Power: 40 (40); Eye: 60 (60).
01/01/1960 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 40 (40); Power: 40 (40); Eye: 60 (60).
05/01/1960 Wins the EBL Batter of the Month Award.
01/01/1961 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 40 (40); Power: 40 (40); Eye: 60 (60).
06/06/1961 Injured (strained abdominal muscle),out for 5 weeks.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year HP Rank
1955 6 10
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