#76 James Ellis, First Base, 37 yrs, No Team
Tuesday, 6/27/1948
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James Ellis

1/1/1901
37
NEGRO,LG,PLAYER
5"10
190

First Base
R
R
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Minimal
Loyal
Great Leader
5 / 6 (Very Popular)
3 / 6 (Well Known)
Good
Suffers
Prone
1.0 Stars
 

Contract & Roster Status

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Minor League Contract
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15 Year(s), 143 Days (2723 total Days)
0 Day(s)
16 Year(s), 143 Days (2895 total Days)
17 Year(s)
Not eligible
2 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall59135
Versus LHP59135
Versus RHP59135
Talent59246
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4
3
3
4
1
Spray Hitter
Fielding Ratings
1B : 2 (Range), .988 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 2
Outfield Arm : 1

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  

Batting Stats 1948

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall0000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000
Projected0000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall000000000000.0.0.0
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP000000000000.000.000.000.000
vs. RHP000000000000.000.000.000.000
Close/Late000000000000.000.000.000.000
Scoring Position000000000000.000.000.000.000
Pinch Hitting000000000000.000.000.000.000
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
192115755719042766768531545138.341.396.474.870 NYY,AL
192213149018147125748642214132.369.421.545.965NYY,AL
1923132243781820262228011931.321.390.412.801NYY
19241423871323636476424131754.341.378.496.874NYY
19251414121372837415225212144.333.373.466.839NYY
19261263281202625536032332562.366.423.503.927NYY
192715765827072121310015048212994.410.451.6161.067NYY,AL
1928135552206631037783290238117.373.403.540.943NYY,AL
192915363423468699311347423743.369.415.538.953NYY,AL
19301556292256851810612359254964.358.412.568.979NYY,AL
19311556212237778109115573461118.359.413.544.957NYY,AL
193214958823460528197483454125.398.443.527.970NYY,AL
19331445311905358929252154791.358.413.522.934NYY,AL
1934963941213646606629113035.307.355.464.820NYY
19357513337111025137012400.278.312.376.688NYY
19361919510020000500.263.263.316.579NYY
Total20677176258370684961053120458025395429958.360.408.522.930 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1937, AAA68711540012781401.211.284.268.552

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1931124717302854301.362.412.553.965
1932125017500371600.340.353.440.793
19331143155208114400.349.404.558.962
Total35140491322192391301.350.389.514.904

Fielding Stats 1948

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%

Player History

Drafted in 1st round, 2nd overall pick, by New York (A) in 1921...
Had first career hit on 4/1/1921, off Bob Shawkey (PHA)...
Hit first career homerun on 5/1/1921, off Rube Benton (WAS)...
Was selected to the 1921 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 4/10/1922, hitting .522 with 1 HR, 9 RBI...
Was selected to the 1922 Allstar game...
Injured on 8/13/1922 with a Pulled Achilles Tendon, out for 3-4 weeks...
1/31/1924: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,385,000 through salary arbitration...
1/31/1925: Gets a new one-year contract worth $3,421,429 through salary arbitration...
Had 5 hits with 0 RBI against Washington on 4/28/1925...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/8/1925, hitting .615 with 1 HR, 5 RBI...
Had 5 hits with 6 RBI against Boston (A) on 9/30/1925...
1/31/1926: Gets a new one-year contract worth $3,421,429 through salary arbitration...
5/27/1926: Signed a contract extension with New York (A), $5,500,000 per year, for 5 years.
Won Player of the Week award on 7/17/1926, hitting .619 with 1 HR, 6 RBI...
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Washington on 4/23/1927...
Won Batter of the Month award on 5/1/1927, hitting .459 with 3 HR, 25 RBI...
Had 28-game hitting streak snapped on 5/17/1927...
Was selected to the 1927 Allstar game...
Won Batter of the Month award on 9/1/1927, hitting .455 with 1 HR, 19 RBI...
Had 5 hits with 1 RBI against Cleveland on 9/2/1927...
Sets a new season AL-Record for Hits with 232 on 9/6/1927...
Had 20-game hitting streak snapped on 4/7/1928...
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Detroit on 5/31/1928...
Had 20-game hitting streak snapped on 6/9/1928...
Was selected to the 1928 Allstar game...
Injured on 8/13/1928 with a Torn Hip Muscle, out for 4 weeks...
Had 24-game hitting streak snapped on 6/2/1929...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/26/1929, hitting .522 with 2 HR, 6 RBI...
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Detroit on 6/28/1929...
Won Batter of the Month award on 7/1/1929, hitting .468 with 5 HR, 22 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/3/1929, hitting .643 with 1 HR, 7 RBI...
Was selected to the 1929 Allstar game...
Had 32-game hitting streak snapped on 7/13/1929...
Won Batter of the Month award on 5/1/1930, hitting .356 with 5 HR, 25 RBI...
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against St. Louis (A) on 5/4/1930...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/8/1930, hitting .524 with 1 HR, 7 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/15/1930, hitting .550 with 3 HR, 4 RBI...
Had 25-game hitting streak snapped on 5/31/1930...
Won Batter of the Month award on 6/1/1930, hitting .449 with 5 HR, 19 RBI...
Had 5 hits with 0 RBI against Washington on 6/30/1930...
Was selected to the 1930 Allstar game...
Drove in 6 runs against Boston (A) on 8/20/1930...
Had 31-game hitting streak snapped on 4/30/1931...
Won Batter of the Month award on 5/1/1931, hitting .468 with 3 HR, 26 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/22/1931, hitting .545 with 0 HR, 9 RBI...
Was selected to the 1931 Allstar game...
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Chicago (A) on 8/31/1931...
10/25/1931: Signed a contract extension with New York (A), $9,500,000 per year, for 4 years.
Had 2000th career hit on 4/5/1932, off Pete Donohue (WAS)...
Had 25-game hitting streak snapped on 5/14/1932...
Had 5 hits with 1 RBI against Washington on 5/20/1932...
Was selected to the 1932 Allstar game...
Had 6 hits with 5 RBI against Cleveland on 9/1/1932...
Won World Series with New York (A) in 1932...
Had 23-game hitting streak snapped on 6/19/1933...
Was selected to the 1933 Allstar game...
Won World Series with New York (A) in 1933...
Had 6 hits with 5 RBI against Boston (A) on 6/9/1934...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/19/1934, hitting .684 with 1 HR, 3 RBI...
Injured on 7/27/1934 with a Ruptured Medial Collateral Ligament, out for full season...
10/2/1935: Signed a contract extension with New York (A), $600,000 per year, for 2 years.
Won World Series with New York (A) in 1936...
Retired and inducted to the Hall of Fame in 1938.
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
AVG
1921 - .341 - 3rd
1922 - .369 - 1st
1927 - .410 - 1st
1928 - .373 - 1st
1929 - .369 - 1st
1930 - .358 - 2nd
1931 - .359 - 4th
1932 - .398 - 1st
1933 - .358 - 2nd
OBP
1921 - .396 - 9th
1922 - .421 - 2nd
1927 - .451 - 2nd
1928 - .403 - 7th
1929 - .415 - 3rd
1930 - .412 - 5th
1931 - .413 - 6th
1932 - .443 - 1st
1933 - .413 - 6th
SLG
1921 - .474 - 7th
1922 - .545 - 1st
1927 - .616 - 2nd
1928 - .540 - 6th
1929 - .538 - 6th
1930 - .568 - 5th
1931 - .544 - 7th
1932 - .527 - 8th
OPS
1921 - .870 - 8th
1922 - .965 - 1st
1927 - 1.067 - 2nd
1928 - .943 - 6th
1929 - .953 - 5th
1930 - .979 - 4th
1931 - .957 - 6th
1932 - .970 - 3rd
1933 - .934 - 10th
Hits
1921 - 190 - 9th
1927 - 270 - 1st
1928 - 206 - 3rd
1929 - 234 - 1st
1930 - 225 - 2nd
1931 - 223 - 1st
1932 - 234 - 1st
1933 - 190 - 7th
Doubles
1921 - 42 - 5th
1922 - 47 - 3rd
1927 - 72 - 1st
1928 - 63 - 1st
1929 - 68 - 1st
1930 - 68 - 1st
1931 - 77 - 1st
1932 - 60 - 1st
1933 - 53 - 2nd
Triples
1922 - 12 - 6th
1927 - 12 - 3rd
1928 - 10 - 8th
Runs
1927 - 150 - 2nd
1930 - 123 - 5th
1931 - 115 - 7th
  

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