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Ruppert Jones

Ruppert Sanderson Jones (Rupe)

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: March 12, 1955 in Dallas, Texas, US
High School: Berkeley HS (Berkeley, CA)

Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 3rd round of the 1973 MLB June Amateur Draft from Berkeley HS (Berkeley, CA).

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Minors Batting

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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
1973 18 -1.6 Billings PION Rk KCR 61 230 193 45 58 10 4 4 31 13 4 35 58 .301 .404 .456 .860 88 0 0 2
1974 19 -2.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs A KCR 121 513 440 73 141 22 3 21 88 24 10 65 84 .320 .404 .527 .931 232 2 1 0 7 11
1974 19 -1.8 Waterloo MIDW A KCR 68 288 249 44 88 15 0 13 43 18 6 35 42 .353 .431 .570 1.001 142 1 1 0 3 8
1974 19 -2.5 San Jose CALL A KCR 53 225 191 29 53 7 3 8 45 6 4 30 42 .277 .369 .471 .840 90 1 0 0 4 3
1975 20 -4.7 Omaha AA AAA KCR 119 467 403 62 98 25 5 13 54 12 1 56 86 .243 .338 .427 .764 172 3 2 3
1976 21 -3.9 Omaha AA AAA KCR 102 427 359 65 94 15 9 19 73 16 5 59 90 .262 .366 .513 .879 184 3 1 5
1984 29 3.5 Evansville AA AAA DET 48 190 160 30 50 9 3 9 45 8 3 27 33 .313 .411 .575 .986 92 1 0 2 1
1988 33 6.6 Oklahoma City AA AAA TEX 50 179 154 23 39 8 1 7 30 8 1 17 23 .253 .331 .455 .786 70 3 1 4 2
1989 34 7.7 Oklahoma City AA AAA TEX 27 90 80 7 16 6 0 1 12 1 1 7 25 .200 .256 .313 .568 25 0 0 3 0
7 Seasons 528 2096 1789 305 496 95 25 74 333 82 25 266 399 .277 .370 .482 .852 863 2 11 4 26 14
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 346 1353 1156 187 297 63 18 49 214 45 11 166 257 .257 .351 .470 .820 543 10 4 17 3
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

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Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1973 18 Billings PION Rk KCR OF 60 65 55 5 5 1 .923 1.00
1974 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs A KCR OF 120 211 195 9 7 1 .967 1.70
1974 19 Waterloo MIDW A KCR OF 67 104 94 7 3 1 .971 1.51
1974 19 San Jose CALL A KCR OF 53 107 101 2 4 0 .963 1.94
1975 20 Omaha AA AAA KCR OF 119 199 171 15 13 5 .935 1.56
1976 21 Omaha AA AAA KCR OF 99 253 243 2 8 0 .968 2.47
1976 21 Kansas City AL MLB KCR OF 17 21 21 0 0 0 1.000 1.24
1976 21 Kansas City AL MLB KCR RF 9 0.00
1976 21 Kansas City AL MLB KCR CF 7 0.00
1976 21 Kansas City AL MLB KCR LF 2 0.00
1977 22 Seattle AL MLB SEA OF 155 485 465 11 9 3 .981 3.07
1977 22 Seattle AL MLB SEA CF 155 0.00
1978 23 Seattle AL MLB SEA OF 128 409 393 10 6 2 .985 3.15
1978 23 Seattle AL MLB SEA CF 128 0.00
1979 24 Seattle AL MLB SEA OF 161 471 453 13 5 4 .989 2.89
1979 24 Seattle AL MLB SEA CF 161 0.00
1980 25 New York AL MLB NYY OF 82 253 246 4 3 1 .988 3.05
1980 25 New York AL MLB NYY CF 82 0.00
1981 26 San Diego NL MLB SDP OF 104 306 295 9 2 3 .993 2.92
1981 26 San Diego NL MLB SDP CF 104 0.00
1982 27 San Diego NL MLB SDP OF 114 322 314 3 5 1 .984 2.78
1982 27 San Diego NL MLB SDP CF 114 0.00
1983 28 San Diego NL MLB SDP OF 111 257 249 3 5 2 .981 2.27
1983 28 San Diego NL MLB SDP CF 111 0.00
1983 28 San Diego NL MLB SDP 1B 5 23 19 3 1 1 .957 4.40
1984 29 Evansville AA AAA DET OF 48 102 97 1 4 0 .961 2.04
1984 29 Detroit AL MLB DET OF 73 154 150 4 0 1 1.000 2.11
1984 29 Detroit AL MLB DET CF 24 0.00
1984 29 Detroit AL MLB DET LF 61 0.00
1985 30 California AL MLB CAL OF 73 192 179 12 1 5 .995 2.62
1985 30 California AL MLB CAL RF 31 0.00
1985 30 California AL MLB CAL CF 18 0.00
1985 30 California AL MLB CAL LF 31 0.00
1986 31 California AL MLB CAL OF 121 214 205 5 4 0 .981 1.74
1986 31 California AL MLB CAL RF 96 0.00
1986 31 California AL MLB CAL CF 10 0.00
1986 31 California AL MLB CAL LF 28 0.00
1987 32 California AL MLB CAL OF 66 85 81 1 3 0 .965 1.24
1987 32 California AL MLB CAL RF 21 0.00
1987 32 California AL MLB CAL CF 3 0.00
1987 32 California AL MLB CAL LF 52 0.00
1988 33 Oklahoma City AA AAA TEX OF 12 19 19 0 0 0 1.000 1.58
1989 34 Oklahoma City AA AAA TEX OF 11 11 10 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
7 Seasons 469 860 790 33 37 7 .957 1.75
OF (7 seasons) Rk OF 469 860 790 33 37 7 .957 1.75

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1973 18 Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Rk KCR
1974 19 San Jose Bees California League A KCR
1974 19 Waterloo Royals Midwest League A KCR
1975 20 Omaha Royals American Association AAA KCR
1976 21 Omaha Royals American Association AAA KCR
1976 21 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1976-08-01 1976-10-02
1977 22 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 1977-04-06 1977-10-02
1978 23 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 1978-04-05 1978-10-01
1979 24 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 1979-04-04 1979-09-30
1980 25 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1980-04-10 1980-08-25
1981 26 San Diego Padres National League MLB SDP 1 1981-04-09 1981-10-04
1982 27 San Diego Padres National League MLB SDP 1 1982-04-06 1982-10-02
1983 28 San Diego Padres National League MLB SDP 1 1983-04-05 1983-10-02
1984 29 Evansville Triplets American Association AAA DET
1984 29 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1984-06-06 1984-09-28
1985 30 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1985-04-09 1985-10-05
1986 31 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1986-04-08 1986-10-05
1987 32 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1987-04-14 1987-10-04
1988 33 Hanshin Tigers Japan Central League Fgn
1988 33 Oklahoma City 89ers American Association AAA TEX
1989 34 Oklahoma City 89ers American Association AAA TEX

Sabr ID: 12b9ab8b

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