Jay Hook Stats

Jay Hook was born on Wednesday, November 18, 1936, in Waukegan, Illinois. Hook was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 3, 1957, with the Cincinnati Redlegs. 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 Jay Hook baseball stats page.

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Jay Hook

Jay Hook Autograph on a 1982 Mets Commemorative Card (#23)

Jay Hook Autograph on a 1982 Mets Commemorative Card (#23)

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Birth Name:
James Wesley Hook
Nickname:
Jay
Born On:
11-18-1936  (Scorpio)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Waukegan, Illinois
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Grayslake High School (Chicago, IL)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
182
First Game:
09-03-1957 (Age 20)
Last Game:
05-03-1964
Draft:
Not Applicable / $65,000 Bonus Baby

Jay Hook

Jay Hook Pitching Stats

1957 21 Redlegs 3 2 0 0 1 .000 4.50 0 0 0 10.0 45 6 5 7 0 8 0 6 1 0 0 -
1958 22 Redlegs 1 1 0 0 1 .000 12.00 0 0 0 3.0 14 3 4 4 2 2 0 5 0 0 0 -
1959 23 Reds 17 15 1 5 5 .500 5.13 4 0 0 79.0 341 79 45 46 11 39 1 37 1 3 0 -
1960 24 Reds 36 33 1 11 18 .379 4.50 10 2 0 222.0 939 222 111 119 31 73 7 103 2 5 0 -
1961 25 Reds 22 5 3 1 3 .250 7.76 0 0 0 62.2 291 83 54 55 14 22 2 36 1 5 0 -
1962 26 Mets 37 34 2 8 19 .296 4.84 13 0 0 213.2 938 230 115 137 31 71 4 113 9 8 0 -
1963 27 Mets 41 20 13 4 14 .222 5.48 3 0 1 152.2 672 168 93 104 21 53 2 89 6 9 0 -
1964 28 Mets 3 2 0 0 1 .000 9.31 0 0 0 9.2 51 17 10 10 2 7 0 5 2 0 0 -
8 Years 160 112 20 29 62 .319 5.23 30 2 1 752.2 3,291 808 437 482 112 275 16 394 22 30 0 -

Jay Hook

Jay Hook Hitting Stats

1957 21 Redlegs 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1958 22 Redlegs 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1959 23 Reds 19 24 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 9 2 0 0 0 .125 .160 .125
1960 24 Reds 36 72 3 6 0 0 0 0 3 7 0 24 6 0 0 1 .083 .165 .083
1961 25 Reds 22 15 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 .133 .133 .133
1962 26 Mets 41 69 6 14 0 0 0 0 5 8 0 24 6 0 0 0 .203 .286 .203
1963 27 Mets 41 38 4 9 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 13 2 1 0 1 .237 .268 .263
1964 28 Mets 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
8 Years 166 225 16 34 1 0 0 0 10 18 0 77 16 1 0 2 .151 .213 .156

Jay Hook

Jay Hook Fielding Stats

1957 Redlegs P 3 2 30 3 1.0 3 2 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.70
1958 Redlegs P 1 1 9 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1959 Reds P 17 15 237 16 0.9 15 7 8 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .938 1.71
1960 Reds P 36 33 666 50 1.4 49 19 30 1 5 n/a n/a n/a .980 1.99
1961 Reds P 22 5 188 14 0.6 14 10 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.01
1962 Mets P 37 34 641 56 1.5 53 22 31 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .946 2.23
1963 Mets P 41 20 458 34 0.8 31 11 20 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .912 1.83
1964 Mets P 3 2 29 4 1.3 4 1 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.72
P Totals 160 112 2,258 177 1.1 169 72 97 8 10 n/a n/a n/a .955 2.02
8 Years 160 112 2,258 177 1.1 169 72 97 8 10 n/a n/a n/a .955 2.02

Jay Hook

Jay Hook Miscellaneous Stats

1957 Redlegs 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 0.0 0.75 5.40 7.20
1958 Redlegs 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.50 15.00 6.00
1959 Reds 0 0 .000 0 2 n/a 0.0 2.7 24.0 0.95 4.22 4.44
1960 Reds 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 24.0 1.41 4.18 2.96
1961 Reds 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 0.0 1.64 5.17 3.16
1962 Mets 0 0 .000 1 3 n/a 0.0 2.9 13.8 1.59 4.76 2.99
1963 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.9 38.0 1.68 5.25 3.12
1964 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 0.0 0.71 4.66 6.52
8 Years 0 0 .000 1 5 n/a 0.0 2.9 22.5 1.43 4.71 3.29

Jay Hook

Jay Hook Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1957 Cincinnati Redlegs 47 Undetermined - -
1958 Cincinnati Redlegs 47 Undetermined - -
1959 Cincinnati Reds 47 Undetermined - -
1960 Cincinnati Reds 47 Undetermined - -
1961 Cincinnati Reds 47 Undetermined - -
1962 New York Mets 47 Undetermined - -
1963 New York Mets 47 Undetermined - -
1964 New York Mets 47 Undetermined - -
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