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Jim Pisoni

James Peter Pisoni

Position: Centerfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 169 lb.

Born: August 14, 1929 in St. Louis, MO
Signed
by the St. Louis Browns as an amateur free agent in 1949. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 25, 1953 (Age 24)
Rookie Status: Lost 1957 [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/Yankees/Braves/Browns 1953-1960

Final Game: October 2, 1960 (Age 31)
Died: February 4, 2007 in Dallas, TX
Buried: Resurrection Cemetery, St. Louis, MO
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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
1951 Did not play in major leagues (Military Service)
1952 Did not play in major leagues (Military Service)
1953 23 SLB AL 3 12 12 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 5 .083 .083 .333 .417 7 4 0 0 0 /O89
1956 26 KCA AL 10 33 30 4 8 0 0 2 5 0 0 2 8 .267 .303 .467 .770 101 14 2 0 0 1 0 /8
1957 27 KCA AL 44 111 97 14 23 2 2 3 12 0 0 10 17 .237 .318 .392 .710 93 38 0 2 1 1 1 8/9
1959 29 TOT MLB 26 46 41 6 7 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 15 .171 .227 .244 .471 31 10 1 0 2 0 0 78/9
1959 29 MLN NL 9 26 24 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 .167 .231 .208 .439 23 5 1 0 0 0 0 /87
1959 29 NYY AL 17 20 17 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 9 .176 .222 .294 .516 43 5 0 0 2 0 0 7/98
1960 30 NYY AL 20 10 9 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .111 .200 .111 .311 -11 1 0 0 0 0 0 7/8
5 Yrs 103 212 189 26 40 3 3 6 20 0 0 16 47 .212 .278 .354 .632 71 67 3 2 3 2 1
162 Game Avg. 162 333 297 41 63 5 5 9 31 0 0 25 74 .212 .278 .354 .632 71 105 5 3 5
KCA (2 yrs) 54 144 127 18 31 2 2 5 17 0 0 12 25 .244 .315 .409 .724 95 52 2 2 1 2 1
NYY (2 yrs) 37 30 26 3 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 11 .154 .214 .231 .445 24 6 0 0 2 0 0
MLN (1 yr) 9 26 24 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 .167 .231 .208 .439 23 5 1 0 0 0 0
SLB (1 yr) 3 12 12 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 5 .083 .083 .333 .417 7 4 0 0 0
AL (5 yrs) 94 186 165 22 36 2 3 6 20 0 0 14 41 .218 .284 .376 .660 78 62 2 2 3 2 1
NL (1 yr) 9 26 24 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 .167 .231 .208 .439 23 5 1 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
1953 23 SLB AL 3 12 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .463 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 /O89
1956 26 KCA AL 10 33 -1 -0 -0 0 -0 -0 -0.0 1 1 0.1 .497 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /8
1957 27 KCA AL 44 111 -2 0 0 3 -0 1 0.1 3 4 0.4 .502 .501 0.1 0.2 2 8/9
1959 29 MLN NL 9 26 -2 0 -0 -0 -0 -2 -0.2 1 -1 -0.1 .475 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 /87
1959 29 NYY AL 17 20 -2 -1 0 2 -0 -1 -0.1 1 0 -0.0 .496 .500 -0.2 0.1 -2 7/98
1960 30 NYY AL 20 10 -1 -0 0 1 -0 0 0.0 0 1 0.1 .502 .500 -0.1 0.1 -1 7/8
5 Seasons 103 212 -8 -0 0 6 -1 -3 -0.3 7 4 0.3 .497 .500 -0.3 0.5 -2
KCA (2 yrs) 54 144 -3 0 0 3 -0 0 0.0 4 5 0.5 .501 .500 0.1 0.3 2
NYY (2 yrs) 37 30 -2 -1 0 3 -1 -0 -0.0 1 1 0.1 .499 .500 -0.3 0.2 -2
MLN (1 yr) 9 26 -2 0 -0 -0 -0 -2 -0.2 1 -1 -0.1 .475 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1
SLB (1 yr) 3 12 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .463 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1

Standard Fielding

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1953 SLB AL 23 OF 3 3 3 29.0 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 2.17 2.33 .981 2.42 2.40
1953 SLB AL 23 CF 2 2 2 18.0 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 2.50 2.50 .984 2.95 2.95
1953 SLB AL 23 RF 1 1 1 11.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 1.64 2.00 .985 2.13 2.10
1956 KCA AL 26 CF 9 9 8 74.1 30 25 4 1 1 .967 0 6 3.51 3.22 .984 2.78 2.77
1956 KCA AL 26 OF 9 9 8 74.1 29 24 4 1 1 .966 0 6 3.39 3.11 .979 2.34 2.32
1957 KCA AL 27 CF 44 30 25 280.0 85 82 2 1 1 .988 2 11 2.70 1.91 .983 2.71 2.72
1957 KCA AL 27 OF 44 30 25 281.0 92 88 3 1 1 .989 3 12 2.91 2.07 .980 2.24 2.25
1957 KCA AL 27 RF 1 0 0 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 240 9.00 1.00 .980 1.80 1.90
1959 TOT MLB 29 OF 24 9 6 110.0 34 32 1 1 0 .971 2 16 2.70 1.38 .979 2.22 2.20
1959 TOT MLB 29 LF 12 3 2 39.2 13 13 0 0 0 1.000 1 33 2.95 1.08 .980 2.06 2.04
1959 TOT MLB 29 CF 10 6 4 62.1 18 16 1 1 0 .944 -1 -12 2.45 1.70 .980 2.63 2.61
1959 MLN NL 29 OF 9 5 3 53.0 17 15 1 1 0 .941 -0 -7 2.72 1.78 .977 2.21 2.19
1959 MLN NL 29 CF 8 5 3 51.1 18 16 1 1 0 .944 -0 -7 2.98 2.13 .980 2.61 2.59
1959 MLN NL 29 LF 2 0 0 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 2.16 2.00
1959 NYY AL 29 OF 15 4 3 57.0 17 17 0 0 0 1.000 2 38 2.68 1.13 .980 2.23 2.21
1959 NYY AL 29 LF 10 3 2 38.0 13 13 0 0 0 1.000 1 35 3.08 1.30 .980 2.06 2.05
1959 NYY AL 29 RF 4 0 0 8.0 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1 150 4.50 1.00 .975 1.91 1.88
1959 NYY AL 29 CF 2 1 1 11.0 0 0 0 0 0 -0 -33 0.00 0.00 2.70 2.70
1960 NYY AL 30 OF 18 0 0 47.1 16 15 0 1 0 .938 1 35 2.85 0.83 .982 2.24 2.25
1960 NYY AL 30 LF 12 0 0 25.1 11 10 0 1 0 .909 2 95 3.55 0.83 .984 2.13 2.13
1960 NYY AL 30 CF 6 0 0 22.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -33 1.23 0.50 .987 2.66 2.65
5 Seasons OF 98 51 42 541.2 178 166 8 4 2 .978 6 13 2.89 1.78 .980 2.26 2.25
5 Seasons CF 71 47 39 456.2 141 131 7 3 2 .979 2 4 2.72 1.94 .983 2.72 2.71
2 Seasons LF 24 3 2 65.0 24 23 0 1 0 .958 3 57 3.18 0.96 .982 2.09 2.09
3 Seasons RF 6 1 1 20.0 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 1 72 3.15 1.17 .979 2.02 1.92
5 Seasons TOT 98 51 42 541.2 178 166 8 4 2 .978 6 13 2.89 1.78 .980 2.26 2.25
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
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

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Double Plays Turned as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1957 AL  1 (5th)

                                         

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