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Full Name: Jeffrey Lynn Newman Primary Position: C,1B
Height/Weight: 6' 2"/215 First Game: June 30, 1976
Birthdate: September 11, 1948 Final Game: September 7, 1984
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas MLB Experience: 9 years
Bat/Throw: Right/Right


Biography

Jeff Newman (Jeffrey Lynn Newman) was born on September 11, 1948 in Fort Worth, Texas. He made his Major League debut on June 30, 1976 for the Oakland Athletics. In 1977, his rookie year, he hit .222 with 4 home runs and 15 RBI. Newman played for the Oakland Athletics and Boston Red Sox over the course of his 9 year career.

Most people believe that Jeff Newman's best season was 1979, when he slugged 22 home runs and knocked in 71 runs.

Statistics

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1976 OAK A 43 77 5 15 0 4 .195 .235 .247 4 0 4 12 0 5 0 0 0
1977 OAK A 94 162 17 36 4 15 .222 .244 .352 9 0 4 24 1 4 2 1 2
1978 OAK A 105 268 25 64 9 32 .239 .288 .373 7 1 18 40 1 3 0 2 4
1979 OAK A 143 516 53 119 22 71 .231 .267 .399 17 2 27 88 1 2 2 2 17
1980 OAK A 127 438 37 102 15 56 .233 .273 .384 19 1 25 81 1 5 3 8 10
1981 OAK A 68 216 17 50 3 15 .231 .260 .329 12 0 9 28 0 2 0 1 7
1982 OAK A 72 251 19 50 6 30 .199 .240 .315 11 0 14 49 0 1 0 1 7
1983 BOS A 59 132 11 25 3 7 .189 .255 .288 4 0 10 31 2 2 0 1 4
1984 BOS A 24 63 5 14 1 3 .222 .275 .302 2 0 5 16 0 2 0 0 1
Total 735 2123 189 475 63 233 .224 .264 .357 85 4 116 369 6 26 7 16 52

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1976 OAK A C 43 26 240 140 18 3 1 0 0 12 15 0 .981
1977 OAK A C 94 42 466.1 251 36 9 5 0 4 27 29 3 .970
1977 OAK A P 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1978 OAK A 1B 36 19 186.1 177 14 4 17 0 0 0 0 0 .979
1978 OAK A DH 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1978 OAK A C 61 47 401 222 27 8 3 0 4 30 14 2 .969
1979 OAK A 1B 46 42 373.2 350 30 7 29 0 0 0 0 0 .982
1979 OAK A 3B 7 6 51 2 12 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .933
1979 OAK A C 81 79 680 378 53 10 7 0 4 41 36 4 .977
1979 OAK A DH 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1980 OAK A 1B 60 55 488.2 446 35 9 28 0 0 0 0 0 .982
1980 OAK A 3B 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1980 OAK A OF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1980 OAK A C 55 53 474.1 229 19 6 0 0 3 33 14 0 .976
1980 OAK A 2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1980 OAK A DH 9 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1980 OAK A LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1981 OAK A C 37 33 312 182 15 1 2 0 1 15 13 1 .995
1981 OAK A 1B 30 28 218 185 13 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 .995
1982 OAK A C 67 65 569 320 27 4 5 0 3 48 18 3 .989
1982 OAK A DH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1982 OAK A 1B 3 3 25 23 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .960
1982 OAK A 3B 1 1 9 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1983 BOS A C 51 33 308 171 19 2 3 0 0 28 16 0 .990
1983 BOS A DH 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1984 BOS A C 24 18 164.2 118 8 1 0 0 1 12 5 0 .992
Total DH 25 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total P 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total 3B 10 7 64 6 12 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .947
Total LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total 1B 175 147 1291.2 1181 93 22 87 0 0 0 0 0 .983
Total C 513 396 3615.1 2011 222 44 26 0 20 246 160 13 .981
Total OF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total 2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

Pitching Stats

Year Team G GS W L ERA K R ER CG SHO SV IP H HR BB IB WP HBP
1977 OAK A 1 0 0 0 .00 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1

Transactions

  • Selected by Cleveland Indians in the 26th round of the free-agent draft (June 4, 1970).
  • Sold by Cleveland Indians to Oakland Athletics (October 24, 1975).
  • Traded by Oakland Athletics with Tony Armas to Boston Red Sox in exchange for Carney Lansford, Garry Hancock and Jerry King (December 6, 1982).
  • Released by Boston Red Sox (April 4, 1985).

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