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Full Name: James Hubert King Primary Position: OF,RF
Height/Weight: 6' 0"/185 First Game: April 17, 1955
Birthdate: August 27, 1932 Final Game: September 24, 1967
Birthplace: Elkins, Arkansas MLB Experience: 11 years
Bat/Throw: Left/Right


Biography

Jim King (James Hubert King) was born on August 27, 1932 in Elkins, Arkansas. He made his Major League debut on April 17, 1955 for the Chicago Cubs. In 1955, his rookie year, he hit .256 with 11 home runs and 45 RBI. King played for the Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco Giants, Washington Senators, Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox over the course of his 11 year career.

Most people believe that Jim King's best season was 1963, when he slugged 24 home runs and knocked in 62 runs.

Statistics

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1955 CHI N 113 301 43 77 11 45 .256 .312 .425 12 3 24 39 2 3 2 1 3
1956 CHI N 118 317 32 79 15 54 .249 .313 .445 13 2 30 40 1 2 1 5 4
1957 STL N 22 35 1 11 0 2 .314 .385 .314 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 2 0
1958 SF N 34 56 8 12 2 8 .214 .343 .393 2 1 10 8 1 0 0 1 0
1961 WAS A 110 263 43 71 11 46 .270 .363 .449 12 1 38 45 2 0 4 3 3
1962 WAS A 132 333 39 81 11 35 .243 .353 .387 15 0 55 37 3 2 4 9 5
1963 WAS A 136 459 61 106 24 62 .231 .300 .444 16 5 45 43 1 3 3 3 12
1964 WAS A 134 415 46 100 18 56 .241 .335 .412 15 1 55 65 5 0 3 7 6
1965 WAS A 120 258 46 55 14 49 .213 .337 .430 10 2 44 50 5 0 1 2 9
1966 WAS A 117 310 41 77 10 30 .248 .330 .403 14 2 38 41 0 1 4 2 10
1967 WAS A 47 100 10 21 1 12 .210 .328 .300 2 2 15 13 3 0 1 0 2
1967 CLE A 19 21 2 3 0 0 .143 .182 .143 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
1967 CHI A 23 50 2 6 0 2 .120 .185 .140 1 0 4 16 0 0 0 0 1
1967 TOT A 89 171 14 30 1 14 .175 .272 .234 3 2 20 31 3 0 1 0 3
Total NL 287 709 84 179 28 109 .252 .319 .426 27 6 68 89 4 5 3 9 7
Total AL 838 2209 290 520 89 292 .235 .329 .407 85 13 295 312 19 6 20 26 48
Total 1125 2918 374 699 117 401 .240 .326 .411 112 19 363 401 23 11 23 35 55

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1955 CHI N OF 93 0 0 184 10 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .990
1956 CHI N OF 82 0 0 187 10 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .990
1957 STL N RF 4 1 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1957 STL N CF 3 3 27 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1957 STL N OF 8 4 49 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1957 STL N LF 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1958 SF N OF 15 10 96.1 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1958 SF N LF 9 7 64 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1958 SF N RF 6 3 32.1 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1961 WAS A OF 91 65 607.1 138 7 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .980
1961 WAS A C 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1.000
1961 WAS A RF 66 44 416 82 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .967
1961 WAS A LF 26 21 191.1 56 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1962 WAS A LF 21 20 173 38 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .975
1962 WAS A OF 101 85 778 178 9 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 .979
1962 WAS A RF 80 65 605 147 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 .981
1963 WAS A LF 2 2 13 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1963 WAS A OF 123 110 1003.2 213 13 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .987
1963 WAS A RF 122 108 990.2 211 12 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .987
1964 WAS A OF 121 107 955 240 10 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .973
1964 WAS A RF 121 107 955 241 10 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .973
1965 WAS A OF 88 61 589.1 127 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .993
1965 WAS A RF 88 61 589.1 127 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .993
1966 WAS A RF 85 74 670.2 145 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .987
1966 WAS A OF 85 74 670.2 147 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .987
1967 WAS A RF 31 24 221 52 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .963
1967 WAS A C 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1967 WAS A OF 31 24 221 50 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .962
1967 CLE A RF 1 1 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1967 CLE A OF 1 1 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1967 CHI A RF 12 6 76.2 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1967 CHI A LF 1 1 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1967 CHI A OF 12 7 87.2 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1967 TOT A OF 44 32 318.2 66 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .971
1967 TOT A RF 44 31 307.2 71 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .973
Total LF 60 51 455.1 108 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .991
Total C 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1.000
Total OF 851 548 5068 1505 70 26 13 0 0 0 0 0 .984
Total CF 3 3 27 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Total RF 616 494 4585.2 1034 47 21 8 0 0 0 0 0 .981

Transactions

  • Selected by Chicago Cubs from St. Louis Cardinals in the Rule 5 major league draft (November 22, 1954).
  • Traded by Chicago Cubs to St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for Bobby Del Greco and Ed Mayer (April 20, 1957).
  • Traded by St. Louis Cardinals to San Francisco Giants in exchange for Ray Katt (April 2, 1958).
  • Selected by Washington Senators from Cleveland Indians in the expansion draft (December 14, 1960).
  • Traded by Washington Senators to Chicago White Sox in exchange for Ed Stroud (June 15, 1967).
  • Traded by Chicago White Sox with a player to be named later to Cleveland Indians in exchange for Rocky Colavito (July 29, 1967); Cleveland Indians received Marv Staehle (October 26, 1967).
  • Released by Cleveland Indians (October 17, 1967).

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