Jim Melton

James Richard Melton
Born: September 13, 1928
Kemah, TX US
Primary Position: Pitcher
Bats: Switch
Throws: Right
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 195
Career: 1947-1961

Jim Melton compiled a career record of 112 wins and 82 losses and a 3.64 ERA in his 290-game pitching career with the Kilgore Drillers, Pauls Valley Raiders, Gainesville Owls, Gladewater Bears, Abilene Blue Sox, Fort Worth Cats, Mobile Bears, Havana Sugar Kings, Nashville Vols, San Francisco Seals, San Diego Padres, Indianapolis Indians, San Antonio Missions and Victoria/Ardmore Rosebuds. He began playing during the 1947 season and last took the field during the 1961 campaign.


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Pitching:

Year Level Lg Team W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
1948CETXLKilgore Drillers11.5000.0046.0
1949DSOSLPauls Valley Raiders238.7423.4135202259.022511798108158826
1950CETXLGladewater Bears1411.5603.0228185.0176896278
1950BBSTLGainesville Owls13.2505.79103056.0703936921302
1951CWTNMAbilene Blue Sox2213.6293.444232272.0274123104112
1952AATLFort Worth Cats1811.6212.344827242.0192736391
1953AASOUAMobile Bears1010.5004.403221122172.01919684224368211
1954AAAILHavana Sugar Kings149.6093.403929111212.02109180177685453
1955AASOUANashville Vols37.3004.87141185.08948461621
1955OpenPCLSan Diego Padres22.5005.331041027.03519164512111
1955OpenPCLSan Francisco Seals11.5004.15930030.3331714287200
1956AAAAA2Indianapolis Indians0020.00
1956AATLSan Antonio Missions36.3337.0214102059.08653461024135502
1961AATLVictoria/Ardmore Rosebuds0030.0
Totals11282.5773.64290137049501605.31581765649715751386259150

Batting:

Year Level Lg Team GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
1949DSOSLPauls Valley Raiders421321211624200110634.198.242.215.4572614
1950CETXLGladewater Bears2875759000.120.120.120.2409
1950BBSTLGainesville Owls102120200000015.000.048.000.048000
1951CWTNMAbilene Blue Sox4810210215300.147.147.176.32418
1952AATLFort Worth Cats5174745100.068.068.081.1496
1953AASOUAMobile Bears32766861200040121.176.188.176.3651207
1954AAAILHavana Sugar Kings477673101130060123.151.162.192.35414020
1955OpenPCLSan Francisco Seals988000000006.000.000.000.00000000
1955AASOUANashville Vols1628283000.107.107.107.2143
1955OpenPCLSan Diego Padres1088010001002.125.125.125.25010000
1956AATLSan Antonio Missions1926232700000018.304.333.304.6387020
Totals312626600368790022001099.145.160.160.32096011500


Fielding:

Year Level Lg Team Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
1949DSOSLPauls Valley RaidersP35125041.9391.771
1950CETXLGladewater BearsP28.000
1950BBSTLGainesville OwlsP1038011.0001.100
1951CWTNMAbilene Blue SoxP42.000
1952AATLFort Worth CatsP48.000
1953AASOUAMobile BearsP32122223.9441.062
1954AAAILHavana Sugar KingsP39183765.9021.410
1955AASOUANashville VolsP14.000
1956AAAAA2Indianapolis IndiansP2.000
1956AATLSan Antonio MissionsP1421210.9331.000
1961AATLVictoria/Ardmore RosebudsP3.000
Totals267471291310.931.659

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