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Jim Command

James Dalton Command Sr. (Igor or Gor)

Positions: Catcher, Third Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: October 15, 1928 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Died: August 10, 2014 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
High School: Grand Rapids Creston HS (Grand Rapids, MI)
School: Ferris State University (Big Rapids, MI)

Major League Stats

Register 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
1947 18 -4.8 Salina WA C PHI 138 530 158 27 7 2 .298 .387 205
1948 19 -4.0 Salina WA C PHI 139 562 161 27 4 5 .286 .375 211
1949 20 -3.1 Terre Haute IIIL B PHI 125 469 127 30 4 4 .271 .377 177
1950 21 -2.4 Wilmington ISLG B PHI 130 488 126 26 2 11 .258 .387 189
1951 22 -0.9 Terre Haute IIIL B PHI 130 506 166 26 1 12 .328 .455 230
1952 23 -1.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AAA PHI 139 487 483 8 117 28 5 6 5 0 4 9 .242 .358 173 0 0
1952 23 -1.5 Schenectady EL A PHI 122 426 103 25 5 4 .242 .352 150
1952 23 -5.2 Baltimore IL AAA PHI 17 61 57 8 14 3 0 2 5 0 4 9 .246 .295 .404 .699 23 0 0
1953 24 -2.7 Spokane WINT A PHI 140 555 178 31 9 11 .321 .468 260
1954 25 -3.6 Syracuse IL AAA PHI 54 136 126 11 27 4 1 3 18 0 6 25 .214 .248 .333 .581 42 0 3 1
1954 25 -2.9 PHI NL MLB PHI 9 20 18 1 4 1 0 1 6 0 0 2 4 .222 .300 .444 .744 8 0 0 0 0
1955 26 -2.3 Syracuse IL AAA PHI 88 207 191 21 53 11 0 6 30 0 11 23 .277 .312 .429 .742 82 0 2 3
1955 26 -2.0 PHI NL MLB PHI 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1956 27 -0.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA STL-PHI 87 290 253 26 67 7 1 6 26 0 32 30 .265 .346 .372 .718 94 4 1 1 3
1956 27 0.0 Omaha AA AAA STL 45 149 132 13 42 4 1 3 19 0 13 11 .318 .372 .432 .803 57 4 0 1 3
1956 27 -1.7 Miami IL AAA PHI 42 141 121 13 25 3 0 3 7 0 19 19 .207 .319 .306 .625 37 1 0 0
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
1957 28 0.6 Omaha AA AAA STL 88 261 226 19 56 7 0 2 25 0 30 24 .248 .332 .305 .637 69 0 2 3 4
1958 29 0.7 Richmond IL AAA NYY 78 215 196 20 44 3 0 8 32 1 16 21 .224 .280 .362 .643 71 0 1 2 1
1959 30 2.3 3 Teams 2 Lgs AAA MLN-PHI-NYY 65 199 178 20 39 7 0 2 16 1 18 20 .219 .291 .292 .583 52 0 3 0 2
1959 30 2.4 Louisville AA AAA MLN 49 155 137 16 32 5 0 2 13 1 15 17 .234 .309 .314 .623 43 0 3 0 2
1959 30 2.0 Richmond IL AAA NYY
1959 30 2.0 Buffalo IL AAA PHI
1962 33 9.7 Knoxville SALL A DET 3 12 10 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 .200 .250 .200 .450 2 0 0 1 0
MLB (2 seasons) MLB 14 25 23 1 4 1 0 1 6 0 0 2 4 .174 .240 .348 .588 8 0 0 0 0 0
Minors (14 seasons) Minors 1404 4917 4773 125 1321 234 34 78 153 2 118 156 .277 .389 1857 4 1 12 13 7
All Levels (14 Seasons) 1418 4942 4796 126 1325 235 34 79 159 2 0 120 160 .276 .389 1865 4 1 12 13 7
C (2 seasons) Minors 277 1092 1092 319 54 11 7 .292 .381 416
B (3 seasons) Minors 385 1463 1463 419 82 7 27 .286 .407 596
A (3 seasons) Minors 265 993 991 0 283 56 14 15 1 0 1 4 .286 .416 412 0 0 1 0
AAA (7 seasons) Minors 477 1369 1227 125 300 42 2 29 152 2 117 152 .244 .308 .353 .661 433 4 1 12 12 7
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1952 23 Baltimore IL AAA PHI OF 13 31 29 1 1 0 .968 2.31
1953 24 Spokane WINT A PHI 3B 134 373 118 231 24 .936 2.60
1954 25 Syracuse IL AAA PHI 2B 12 39 13 23 3 6 .923 3.00
1954 25 Syracuse IL AAA PHI SS 27 80 26 49 5 9 .938 2.78
1954 25 PHI NL MLB PHI 3B 6 39.0 14 5 8 1 0 .929 3.00 2.17
1955 26 Syracuse IL AAA PHI 3B 12 32 14 17 1 4 .969 2.58
1955 26 Syracuse IL AAA PHI C 39 150 135 14 1 3 .993 3.82 2
1956 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA STL-PHI C 74 390 353 27 10 1 .974 5.14 8
1956 27 Omaha AA AAA STL C 43 213 195 13 5 0 .977 4.84 5
1956 27 Miami IL AAA PHI C 31 177 158 14 5 1 .972 5.55 3
1957 28 Omaha AA AAA STL C 72 452 418 30 4 4 .991 6.22 7
1958 29 Richmond IL AAA NYY C 52 303 266 31 6 9 .980 5.71 4
1959 30 3 Teams 2 Lgs AAA MLN-NYY-PHI C 49 286 263 22 1 5 .997 5.82 5
1959 30 Louisville AA AAA MLN C 38 211 199 11 1 2 .995 5.53 3
1959 30 Richmond IL AAA NYY
1959 30 Buffalo IL AAA PHI
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 3B 146 405 132 248 25 4 .938 2.60
Minors (5 seasons) Minors C 286 1581 1435 124 22 22 .986 5.45 26
All Levels (3 Seasons) 3B 152 39.0 419 137 256 26 4 .938 3.00 2.59
All Levels (5 Seasons) C 286 1581 1435 124 22 22 .986 5.45 26
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 69cd0c65

About the Minor League Data

Historical performance data for professional leagues (affiliated minor leagues, independent minor leagues, fall/winter leagues, and other international leagues) is provided by and licensed from 24-7 Baseball and Chadwick Baseball Bureau. It incorporates the work of many stalwart baseball researchers, including Cliff Blau, Art Cantu, Frank Hamilton, Reed Howard, Kevin Johnson, Bob McConnell, Jack Morris, and Ray Nemec, as well as members of the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

Perhaps most importantly, it builds upon the seminal work of Ed Washuta, who magnanimously provided the framework to make the whole thing possible.

Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by Baseballprojection.com and Minorleaguesplits.com.