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Jim Bouton    \BAUT-un\

James Alan Bouton (Bulldog)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: March 8, 1939 in Newark, New Jersey, US
High School: Bloom HS (Chicago Heights, IL)
School: Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI)

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Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1959 20 0.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs D--D NYY 3 8 .273 5.52 22 9 2 3 0 88.0 83 68 54 8 52 84 8 1 7 1.534 8.5 0.8 5.3 8.6 1.62
1959 20 0.9 Kearney NESL D- NYY 2 4 .333 5.40 15 5 2 0 55.0 55 40 33 5 29 56 5 0 1 1.527 9.0 0.8 4.7 9.2 1.93
1959 20 -0.7 Auburn NYPL D NYY 1 4 .200 5.73 7 4 2 1 0 33.0 28 28 21 3 23 28 3 1 6 1.545 7.6 0.8 6.3 7.6 1.22
1960 21 -0.9 Greensboro CARL B NYY 14 8 .636 2.73 28 24 12 0 194.1 175 79 59 9 51 5 121 13 1 6 1.163 8.1 0.4 2.4 5.6 2.37
1961 22 -1.0 Amarillo TL AA NYY 13 7 .650 2.97 28 27 13 2 197.0 179 80 65 11 81 5 151 5 0 11 1.320 8.2 0.5 3.7 6.9 1.86
1967 28 2.3 Syracuse IL AAA NYY 2 8 .200 3.36 16 15 4 0 91.0 98 38 34 7 19 4 29 5 0 2 1.286 9.7 0.7 1.9 2.9 1.53
1968 29 2.9 Seattle PCL AAA CAL 4 7 .364 4.00 27 8 0 0 99.0 93 48 44 8 35 4 53 0 0 4 1.293 8.5 0.7 3.2 4.8 1.51
1969 30 4.0 Vancouver PCL AAA 0 1 .000 0.90 7 0 0 0 4 10.0 4 2 1 0 7 0 4 0 0 0 1.100 3.6 0.0 6.3 3.6 0.57
1970 31 5.6 Oklahoma City AA AAA HOU 0 2 .000 16.50 2 2 0 0 0 6.0 14 11 11 3 2 0 6 1 0 0 2.667 21.0 4.5 3.0 9.0 3.00
1975 36 14.7 Portland NORW A- 4 1 .800 2.20 5 5 4 0 0 41.0 32 13 10 2 16 0 17 0 0 0 1.171 7.0 0.4 3.5 3.7 1.06
1977 38 15.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs A--AA CHW 5 7 .417 4.86 19 17 7 1 0 111.0 113 68 60 19 40 1 33 1 2 6 1.378 9.2 1.5 3.2 2.7 0.83
1977 38 16.1 Portland NORW A- 5 1 .833 4.50 9 9 5 1 0 58.0 52 33 29 8 26 0 14 0 2 3 1.345 8.1 1.2 4.0 2.2 0.54
1977 38 15.4 Knoxville SOUL AA CHW 0 6 .000 5.26 10 8 2 0 0 53.0 61 35 31 11 14 1 19 1 0 3 1.415 10.4 1.9 2.4 3.2 1.36
1978 39 16.4 Savannah SOUL AA ATL 11 9 .550 2.82 21 21 12 3 0 150.0 112 68 47 15 65 1 78 0 0 4 1.180 6.7 0.9 3.9 4.7 1.20
10 Seasons 56 58 .491 3.51 175 128 2 55 6 4 987.1 903 475 385 82 368 20 576 33 4 40 1.287 8.2 0.7 3.4 5.3 1.57
D- (1 season) D- 2 4 .333 5.40 15 5 2 0 55.0 55 40 33 5 29 56 5 0 1 1.527 9.0 0.8 4.7 9.2 1.93
D (1 season) D 1 4 .200 5.73 7 4 2 1 0 33.0 28 28 21 3 23 28 3 1 6 1.545 7.6 0.8 6.3 7.6 1.22
B (1 season) B 14 8 .636 2.73 28 24 12 0 194.1 175 79 59 9 51 5 121 13 1 6 1.163 8.1 0.4 2.4 5.6 2.37
A- (2 seasons) A- 9 2 .818 3.55 14 14 9 1 0 99.0 84 46 39 10 42 0 31 0 2 3 1.273 7.6 0.9 3.8 2.8 0.74
AA (3 seasons) AA 24 22 .522 3.22 59 56 27 5 0 400.0 352 183 143 37 160 7 248 6 0 18 1.280 7.9 0.8 3.6 5.6 1.55
AAA (4 seasons) AAA 6 18 .250 3.93 52 25 4 0 4 206.0 209 99 90 18 63 8 92 6 0 6 1.320 9.1 0.8 2.8 4.0 1.46
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1959 20 -0.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs D--D NYY 22 30 29 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .138 .138 .138 .276 4 0 1 0
1959 20 0.2 Kearney NESL D- NYY 15 18 17 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .176 .176 .235 .412 4 0 1 0
1959 20 -1.2 Auburn NYPL D NYY 7 12 1 .083
1960 21 -1.4 Greensboro CARL B NYY 28 81 67 2 9 2 0 0 1 0 3 24 .134 .171 .164 .336 11 0 11 0 0
1961 22 -2.3 Amarillo TL AA NYY 39 83 74 12 11 1 0 0 3 0 0 4 24 .149 .192 .162 .354 12 0 5 0
1967 28 2.3 Syracuse IL AAA NYY 20 35 26 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 10 .115 .179 .115 .294 3 0 7 0
1968 29 2.6 Seattle PCL AAA CAL 27 28 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 14 .000 .154 .000 .154 0 0 2 0
1969 30 4.4 Vancouver PCL AAA 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
1970 31 5.5 Oklahoma City AA AAA HOU 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
1975 36 15.1 Portland NORW A- 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 38 3 Teams 3 Lgs AAA-AA-A- CHW 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 38 16.8 Portland NORW A- 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 38 15.4 Knoxville SOUL AA CHW 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 38 Durango MEX AAA
1978 39 16.0 Savannah SOUL AA ATL 22 14 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .077 .077 .077 .154 1 0 1 0
10 Seasons 191 274 234 19 28 4 0 0 5 0 0 13 83 .120 .166 .132 .298 31 0 27 0 0
D- (1 season) D- 15 18 17 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .176 .176 .235 .412 4 0 1 0
D (1 season) D 7 12 12 1 .083 .083
B (1 season) B 28 81 67 2 9 2 0 0 1 0 3 24 .134 .171 .164 .336 11 0 11 0 0
A- (2 seasons) A- 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (3 seasons) AA 71 97 87 12 12 1 0 0 3 0 0 4 29 .138 .176 .149 .325 13 0 6 0
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 56 66 51 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 27 .059 .158 .059 .217 3 0 9 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1959 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs D--D NYY P 22 19 5 11 3 1 .842 0.73
1959 20 Kearney NESL D- NYY P 15 19 5 11 3 1 .842 1.07
1959 20 Auburn NYPL D NYY P 7 0.00
1960 21 Greensboro CARL B NYY P 28 71 17 50 4 11 .944 2.39
1961 22 Amarillo TL AA NYY P 28 55 11 43 1 9 .982 1.93
1967 28 Syracuse IL AAA NYY P 16 24 7 16 1 1 .958 1.44
1968 29 Seattle PCL AAA CAL P 27 22 7 14 1 1 .955 0.78
1969 30 Vancouver PCL AAA P 7 5 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.71
1970 31 Oklahoma City AA AAA HOU P 2 2 0 1 1 0 .500 0.50
1975 36 Portland NORW A- P 5 11 3 8 0 0 1.000 2.20
1977 38 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A- CHW P 19 38 15 20 3 2 .921 1.84
1977 38 Portland NORW A- P 9 22 8 13 1 1 .955 2.33
1977 38 Knoxville SOUL AA CHW P 10 16 7 7 2 1 .875 1.40
1978 39 Savannah SOUL AA ATL P 21 40 12 28 0 1 1.000 1.90
10 Seasons 175 287 79 194 14 26 .951 1.56
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1959 20 Kearney Yankees Nebraska State League D- NYY
1959 20 Auburn Yankees New York-Pennsylvania League D NYY
1960 21 Greensboro Yankees Carolina League B NYY
1961 22 Amarillo Gold Sox Texas League AA NYY
1962 23 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1962-04-22 1962-09-29
1963 24 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1963-04-10 1963-09-25
1964 25 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1964-04-17 1964-10-04
1965 26 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1965-04-12 1965-09-29
1966 27 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1966-04-16 1966-10-01
1967 28 Syracuse Chiefs International League AAA NYY
1967 28 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1967-04-12 1967-09-30
1968 29 Seattle Angels Pacific Coast League AAA CAL
1968 29 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1968-04-13 1968-06-11
1969 30 Vancouver Mounties Pacific Coast League AAA
1969 30 Seattle Pilots American League MLB SEP 1 1969-04-09 1969-08-23
1969 30 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 2 1969-08-26 1969-10-02
1970 31 Oklahoma City 89ers American Association AAA HOU
1970 31 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1970-04-07 1970-07-29
1975 36 Portland Mavericks Northwest League A-
1977 38 Portland Mavericks Northwest League A-
1977 38 Knoxville Sox Southern League AA CHW
1977 38 Durango Alacranes Mexican League AAA
1978 39 Savannah Braves Southern League AA ATL
1978 39 Atlanta Braves National League MLB ATL 1 1978-09-10 1978-09-29

Sabr ID: 75723b1f

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