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James Orton

James Ernest Orton

Positions: Second Baseman and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 177 lb.

Born: 1938

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 21 -0.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs C-B NYY 85 363 320 49 75 9 0 2 27 10 36 58 .234 .321 .281 .603 90 0 5 2 0 2
1959 21 -0.6 Modesto CALL C NYY 52 237 210 30 49 7 0 0 16 9 20 43 .233 .315 .267 .582 56 0 5 2 0
1959 21 -1.2 Greensboro CARL B NYY 33 126 110 19 26 2 0 2 11 1 16 15 .236 .333 .309 .642 34 0 0 0 2
1960 22 -0.4 Greensboro CARL B NYY 138 635 562 101 140 27 1 5 39 23 55 55 .249 .321 .327 .648 184 5 12 1 2
1961 23 0.2 Binghamton EL A NYY 119 490 440 65 123 14 3 3 42 14 37 53 .280 .337 .345 .683 152 3 7 3 0
1962 24 -0.1 Amarillo TL AA NYY 114 414 381 41 87 19 3 0 25 3 21 60 .228 .274 .294 .568 112 5 2 5 0
1963 25 1.4 Nashville SALL AA LAA 114 470 434 49 106 12 3 0 32 4 1 23 70 .244 .286 .286 .572 124 4 5 4
5 Seasons 570 2372 2137 305 531 81 10 10 165 54 1 172 296 .248 .309 .310 .619 662 0 22 28 13 4
C (1 season) C 52 237 210 30 49 7 0 0 16 9 20 43 .233 .315 .267 .582 56 0 5 2 0
B (2 seasons) B 171 761 672 120 166 29 1 7 50 24 71 70 .247 .323 .324 .648 218 5 12 1 4
A (1 season) A 119 490 440 65 123 14 3 3 42 14 37 53 .280 .337 .345 .683 152 3 7 3 0
AA (2 seasons) AA 228 884 815 90 193 31 6 0 57 7 1 44 130 .237 .281 .290 .570 236 9 7 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 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs C-B NYY 2B 78 481 194 267 20 58 .958 5.91
1959 21 Modesto CALL C NYY 2B 51 323 136 176 11 40 .966 6.12
1959 21 Greensboro CARL B NYY 2B 27 158 58 91 9 18 .943 5.52
1960 22 Greensboro CARL B NYY 2B 134 766 338 403 25 52 .967 5.53
1961 23 Binghamton EL A NYY 2B 118 666 304 341 21 109 .968 5.47
1962 24 Amarillo TL AA NYY 2B 110 615 258 328 29 73 .953 5.33
1963 25 Nashville SALL AA LAA SS 15 55 19 31 5 4 .909 3.33
1963 25 Nashville SALL AA LAA 3B 39 115 35 69 11 4 .904 2.67
1963 25 Nashville SALL AA LAA 2B 62 317 135 168 14 32 .956 4.89
5 Seasons 556 3015 1283 1607 125 332 .959 5.20
2B (5 seasons) 2B 502 2845 1229 1507 109 324 .962 5.45
SS (1 season) SS 15 55 19 31 5 4 .909 3.33
3B (1 season) 3B 39 115 35 69 11 4 .904 2.67

Sabr ID: 02a2c40a

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