Jim Ray Hart Stats

Jim Ray Hart was born on Thursday, October 30, 1941, in Hookerton, North Carolina. Hart was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 7, 1963, with the San Francisco Giants. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Jim Ray Hart baseball stats page.

"A better hitter than 59 of the 73 men listed ahead of him at third base. This should tell you all you need to know about his defense." - Author / Baseball Historian Bill James in The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract (Bill James, Free Press Publishing, 100 Greatest Third Baseman. #74. Jim Hart , 06/13/2003, Page 573)
Jim Ray Hart

Jim Ray Hart Autograph on a 1971 Topps Baseball Card (#461)
Jim Ray Hart Autograph on a 1971 Topps Baseball Card (#461)

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Birth Name:
James Ray Hart
Nickname:
Jim Ray - Jimmy Ray
Born On:
10-30-1941  (Scorpio)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Hookerton, North Carolina
Year of Death Data Died On:
05-19-2016 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Acampo, California
Cemetery:
Cremated
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
185
First Game:
07-07-1963 (Age 21)
Last Game:
05-27-1974
Draft:
Not Applicable
Jim Ray Hart

Jim Ray Hart Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Jim Ray Hart

Jim Ray Hart Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1963 22 Giants 7 20 1 4 1 0 0 0 2 3 1 6 0 0 2 1 .200 .360 .250
1964 23 Giants 153 566 71 162 15 6 31 0 81 47 4 94 2 6 4 13 .286 .342 .498
1965 24 Giants 160 591 91 177 30 6 23 1 96 47 3 75 2 7 2 15 .299 .349 .487
1966 25 Giants 156 578 88 165 23 4 33 1 93 48 6 75 2 4 4 23 .285 .342 .510
1967 26 Giants 158 578 98 167 26 7 29 0 99 77 11 100 1 5 4 14 .289 .373 .509
1968 27 Giants 136 480 67 124 14 3 23 1 78 46 10 74 0 6 3 16 .258 .323 .444
1969 28 Giants 95 236 27 60 9 0 3 0 26 28 1 49 0 2 5 8 .254 .343 .331
1970 29 Giants 76 255 30 72 12 1 8 0 37 30 6 29 0 4 3 12 .282 .360 .431
1971 30 Giants 31 39 5 10 0 0 2 0 5 6 0 8 0 0 0 1 .256 .356 .410
1972 31 Giants 24 79 10 24 5 0 5 0 8 6 0 10 0 0 1 3 .304 .360 .557
1973 32 Giants 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .000 .429 .000
1973 32 Yankees 114 339 29 86 13 2 13 0 52 36 7 45 1 2 0 16 .254 .324 .419
1974 33 Yankees 10 19 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 7 0 0 0 0 .053 .182 .053
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
12 Years 1,125 3,783 518 1,052 148 29 170 3 578 380 49 573 8 37 28 122 .278 .345 .467
Jim Ray Hart

Jim Ray Hart Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1963 Giants 3B 7 7 165 19 2.7 19 10 9 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.11
1964 Giants 3B 149 145 3,792 444 3.0 416 139 277 28 24 n/a n/a n/a .937 2.96
1964 Giants LF 1 1 24 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
1964 Giants RF 5 5 114 4 0.8 4 3 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.95
1965 Giants 3B 144 141 3,693 397 2.8 365 134 231 32 16 n/a n/a n/a .919 2.67
1965 Giants LF 17 15 369 20 1.2 19 19 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .950 1.39
1965 Giants RF 1 1 12 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1966 Giants 3B 139 137 3,618 406 2.9 382 100 282 24 24 n/a n/a n/a .941 2.85
1966 Giants LF 16 14 360 31 1.9 29 28 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .935 2.18
1966 Giants RF 1 1 24 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1967 Giants 3B 89 86 2,283 253 2.8 237 60 177 16 10 n/a n/a n/a .937 2.80
1967 Giants LF 72 71 1,857 86 1.2 84 80 4 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .977 1.22
1968 Giants 3B 72 70 1,746 186 2.6 172 63 109 14 11 n/a n/a n/a .925 2.66
1968 Giants LF 65 63 1,632 110 1.7 105 102 3 5 1 n/a n/a n/a .955 1.74
1969 Giants 3B 3 3 57 6 2.0 5 0 5 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .833 2.37
1969 Giants LF 68 68 1,368 86 1.3 81 80 1 5 1 n/a n/a n/a .942 1.60
1970 Giants 3B 56 53 1,236 119 2.1 108 39 69 11 2 n/a n/a n/a .908 2.36
1970 Giants LF 18 17 450 25 1.4 24 22 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .960 1.44
1971 Giants 3B 3 2 54 6 2.0 5 2 3 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .833 2.50
1971 Giants LF 3 3 57 5 1.7 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.37
1972 Giants 3B 20 20 519 44 2.2 39 17 22 5 2 n/a n/a n/a .886 2.03
1973 Giants 3B 1 1 15 5 5.0 3 0 3 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .600 5.40
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
3B Totals 683 665 17,178 1,885 2.8 1,751 564 1,187 134 92 n/a n/a n/a .929 2.75
LF Totals 260 252 6,117 365 1.4 349 338 11 16 3 n/a n/a n/a .956 1.54
RF Totals 7 7 150 5 0.7 4 3 1 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .800 0.72
11 Years 950 924 23,445 2,255 2.4 2,104 905 1,199 151 96 n/a n/a n/a .933 2.42
Jim Ray Hart

Jim Ray Hart Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1963 Giants 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.3 10.0 - - -
1964 Giants 5 2 .714 2 0 n/a 18.3 6.0 7.0 - - -
1965 Giants 6 4 .600 3 0 n/a 25.7 7.9 6.2 - - -
1966 Giants 2 5 .286 4 0 n/a 17.5 7.7 6.2 - - -
1967 Giants 1 1 .500 1 0 n/a 19.9 5.8 5.8 - - -
1968 Giants 3 1 .750 3 0 n/a 20.9 6.5 6.2 - - -
1969 Giants 0 0 .000 24 0 n/a 78.7 4.8 9.1 - - -
1970 Giants 0 0 .000 5 0 n/a 31.9 8.8 6.9 - - -
1971 Giants 0 1 .000 26 0 n/a 19.5 4.9 7.8 - - -
1972 Giants 0 1 .000 4 0 n/a 15.8 7.9 9.9 - - -
1973 Giants 0 0 .000 4 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 3.0 - - -
1973 Yankees 0 2 .000 23 0 106 26.1 7.5 6.5 - - -
1974 Yankees 0 0 .000 6 0 4 0.0 2.7 0.0 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
12 Years 17 17 .500 105 0 110 22.3 6.6 6.5 - - -
Jim Ray Hart

Jim Ray Hart Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1963 San Francisco Giants 16 Undetermined - -
1964 San Francisco Giants 16 $8,000.00 - -
1965 San Francisco Giants 16 Undetermined - -
1966 San Francisco Giants 16 Undetermined Stats -
1967 San Francisco Giants 16 $25,000.00 - -
1968 San Francisco Giants 16 $30,000.00 - -
1969 San Francisco Giants 16 Undetermined - -
1970 San Francisco Giants 16 Undetermined - -
1971 San Francisco Giants 16 Undetermined - -
1972 San Francisco Giants 16 Undetermined - -
1973 San Francisco Giants 16 $24,500.00 - -
1973 New York Yankees 43 "     " - -
1974 New York Yankees 43 $25,000.00 - -


Did you know that Jim Ray Hart was the first player in a SAN FRANCISCO Giants uniform to hit for the cycle? The franchise had thirteen cycles when they were based in New York ( Giants History ), and on July 8, 1970 , Jim Ray started making history in San Fran .
Jim Ray Hart Cycle
Jim Ray Hart Cycle ( Box Score ) | Warren Times-Mirror | July 9, 1970 | Page 7

In 1964, Jim Ray Hart hit thirty-one home runs, a Giants franchise record (still standing) for most home runs in a season by a rookie, breaking the mark set previously by Bobby Thomson , who had twenty-nine homers in 1947.


Giants Remember Jim Ray Hart | May 20, 2016 | MLB Advanced Media, L.P.
Jim Ray Hart committed a National League leading thirty-two errors in 1965, while playing third base, setting a SAN FRANCISCO Giants (excluding time in New York ) record for most errors committed at third base during a single season. In 1984, Hart's record was broken. Do you know who it was? Clue: He played for two teams on the same day. [ Answer ]

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