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Jim Essian

James Sarkis Essian

Positions: Catcher and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: January 2, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan, US
High School: Troy HS (Troy, IL)
School: Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)

Major League Stats

Minors Batting

YearAgeAgeDifTmLgLevAffGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
196918-2.6Mesa,RoyalsAZILWRkKCR328074819311610624.257.313.365.67727000
196918-2.6MesaAZILWRk18
196918-2.6RoyalsAZILWRkKCR14
197019-1.22 Teams2 LgsA-RkPHI7125723836711721150321532.298.350.525.875125400
197019-0.2PulaskiAPPYRkPHI36132119173690530011118.303.371.504.87560200
197019-2.1SpartanburgWCRSAPHI3512511919358262031414.294.328.546.87465200
197120-2.3PeninsulaCARLAPHI131499429541072001246946291.249.347.380.727163404
197221-1.8ReadingELAAPHI963623124579141433124530.253.345.343.688107032
197322-0.7ReadingELAAPHI10540731558921551055748244.292.442.467.909147523
197423-2.2ToledoILAAAPHI58220181245140524343017.282.384.387.77170243
197524-0.72 Teams2 LgsAAA-AASDP,PHI52202165193440311103223.206.340.285.62547221
1975241.1ReadingELAAPHI12493657201200117.194.383.333.71612020
197524-1.2HawaiiPCLAAASDP4015312914272029102116.209.327.271.59835201
1982316.3Salt Lake CityPCLAAASEA1034311710010020.226.273.258.53180100
19853411.8MiamiFLORA2893758150006211610.200.341.200.541150200
8 Seasons55120741746245456758452262617284247.261.367.391.7586821714130
WRk (1 season)WRk328074819311610624.257.313.365.67727000
Rk (1 season)Rk36132119173690530011118.303.371.504.87560200
A (3 seasons)A19471762381157282187214682115.252.343.390.7332436240
AA (3 seasons)AA21381866310817831615908613881.268.396.401.797266575
AAA (3 seasons)AAA108407341398570734445333.249.353.331.6851134540
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

YearAgeTmLgLevAffGCGChPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBlgCS%PO
196918Mesa, RoyalsAZILWRkKCRC271391181380.9424.855
1970192 Teams2 LgsRk-APHIC644954474176.9867.6311
197019PulaskiAPPYRkPHI3B2101001.0000.50
197019PulaskiAPPYRkPHIC332652432021.9927.976
197019SpartanburgWCRSAPHIC312302042155.9787.265
197120PeninsulaCARLAPHIC131946856682213.9777.0512
197221ReadingELAAPHIC9459251260209.9666.0910
197322ReadingELAAPHI1B97972527.9758.56
197322ReadingELAAPHIC93609537522011.9676.3311
197423ToledoILAAAPHI3B112641750.8081.91
197423ToledoILAAAPHI1B3430928323323.9909.00
197423ToledoILAAAPHIC1498851031.9696.794
1975242 Teams2 LgsAAA-AASDP,PHIC493182872925.9946.455
197524ReadingELAAPHI3B382511.8752.33
197524ReadingELAAPHIC966597011.0007.330
197524HawaiiPCLAAASDPC402522282224.9926.255
198231Salt Lake CityPCLAAASEAC106353820.9686.100
198534MiamiFLORA3B1312011.0003.00
198534MiamiFLORAC149183534.9676.292
8 Seasons529363832223269081.9756.7155
C (8 seasons)C469321228602737949.9756.6855
3B (4 seasons)3B173872562.8421.88
1B (2 seasons)1B4338835528530.9878.91

Managing

YearAgeTmLgLevAffGWLW-L%
198534MiamiFLORA1 of 21415883.411
198635Winston-SalemCARLACHC1 of 11398256.594
198736PittsfieldELAACHC1 of 11388751.630
198837PittsfieldELAACHC1 of 11407563.543
198938CharlotteSOULAACHC1 of 11457073.490
199039IowaAAAAACHC1 of 11467274.493
199140ChicagoNLMLBCHC1 of 31607783.481
199140IowaAAAAACHC1 of 21447866.542
199544PuebloTXLAInd1 of 1502129.420
199645NorwichELAANYY1 of 11417170.504
9 Seasons1344691648.516
AA (4 seasons)564303257.541
A (2 seasons)280140139.502
AAA (2 seasons)290150140.517
MLB (1 season)1607783.481
Ind (1 season)502129.420

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Sabr ID: 88753f52

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