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Tom Jordan

Thomas Jefferson Jordan

Positions: Catcher and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: September 5, 1919 in Lawton, OK (All Transactions)
Debut: September 4, 1944 (Age 24.365, 7,672nd in MLB history)
Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Indians/Browns 1944-1948

Last Game: April 28, 1948 (Age 28.236)
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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1944 24 CHW AL 14 46 45 2 12 1 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 .267 .283 .333 .616 77 15 1 0 0 2
1946 26 TOT AL 24 54 50 3 11 3 1 1 3 1 1 3 2 .220 .264 .380 .644 83 19 5 0 1 2
1946 26 CHW AL 10 15 15 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .267 .533 .800 123 8 3 0 0 /2
1946 26 CLE AL 14 39 35 2 7 1 0 1 3 1 1 3 1 .200 .263 .314 .577 66 11 2 0 1 2
1948 28 SLB AL 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0
3 Yrs 39 101 96 5 23 4 2 1 6 1 1 4 2 .240 .270 .354 .624 78 34 6 0 1
162 Game Avg. 162 420 399 21 96 17 8 4 25 4 4 17 8 .240 .270 .354 .624 78 141 25 0 4
CHW (2 yrs) 24 61 60 3 16 3 2 0 3 0 0 1 1 .267 .279 .383 .662 89 23 4 0 0
CLE (1 yr) 14 39 35 2 7 1 0 1 3 1 1 3 1 .200 .263 .314 .577 66 11 2 0 1
SLB (1 yr) 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1944 24 CHW AL 14 46 -1 0 0 -1 0 -2 -0.2 1 -0 -0.1 .485 .499 0.0 -0.1 0 $3,000 2
1946 26 CHW AL 10 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0.1 .504 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $4,800 /2
1946 26 CLE AL 14 39 -1 -0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 1 0 -0.0 .491 .499 -0.0 0.0 0 2
1948 28 SLB AL 1 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .472 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $5,000
3 Seasons 39 101 -3 -0 0 -1 1 -3 -0.3 3 0 -0.0 .492 .499 0.1 -0.0 1 $12,800
CHW (2 yrs) 24 61 -1 0 0 -1 0 -1 -0.2 2 0 0.0 .493 .499 0.1 -0.1 1 $7,800
CLE (1 yr) 14 39 -1 -0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 1 0 -0.0 .491 .499 -0.0 0.0 0
SLB (1 yr) 1 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .472 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $5,000

Standard Fielding

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1944 CHW AL 24 C 14 11 11 57 48 6 3 0 .947 3.86 .976 4.91 1 0 10 3 23% 39% 0
1946 TOT AL 26 C 15 9 8 50 43 6 1 1 .980 3.27 .982 5.52 2 1 10 2 17% 46% 0
1946 CHW AL 26 C 2 2 2 12 11 1 0 0 1.000 6.00 .982 5.50 0 5 0 0% 46%
1946 CLE AL 26 C 13 7 6 38 32 5 1 1 .974 2.85 .982 5.52 2 1 5 2 29% 46% 0
2 Seasons C 29 20 19 107 91 12 4 1 .963 3.55 .979 5.22 3 1 20 5 20% 42% 0
3 Seasons TOT 29 20 19 107 91 12 4 1 .963 3.55 .979 5.22 3 1 20 5 20% 42% 0
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
1944 24 Chicago White Sox $3,000 ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts
1946 26 Chicago White Sox $4,800 ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts CHW/CLE
1948 28 St. Louis Browns $5,000 ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts
Career to date (may be incomplete)$12,800
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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