Spider Jorgensen Stats

Spider Jorgensen was born on Monday, November 3, 1919, in Folsom, California. Jorgensen was 27 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 15, 1947, with the Brooklyn Dodgers. 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 Spider Jorgensen baseball stats page.

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"He (Spider Jorgensen) scouted (for the Chicago Cubs & since 1981) until the day he entered the hospital." - daughter Jonel Jorgensen in The Sacremento Bee (November 8, 2003 obituary)

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John "Spider" Jorgensen Autograph on a 1947 Play Ball Reprint (#28)

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Birth Name:
John Donald Jorgensen
Nickname:
Spider or The Spider
Born On:
11-03-1919  (Scorpio)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Folsom, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
11-06-2003 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Rancho Cucamonga, California
Cemetery:
Cremated (Ashes at Lakeside Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Folsom, California)
High School:
Folsom High School (Sacramento, CA)
College:
Sacramento City College
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-09
Player Weight Chart Weight:
155
First Game:
04-15-1947 (Age 27)
Last Game:
06-30-1951
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Spider Jorgensen Pitching Stats

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Spider Jorgensen Hitting Stats

1947 28 Dodgers 129 441 57 121 29 8 5 0 67 58 - 45 6 - 1 5 .274 .360 .410
1948 29 Dodgers 31 90 15 27 6 2 1 0 13 16 - 13 1 - 1 1 .300 .411 .444
1949 30 Dodgers 53 134 15 36 5 1 1 0 14 23 - 13 3 - 0 1 .269 .376 .343
1950 31 Dodgers 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 - 0 0 - 0 0 .000 .333 .000
1950 31 Giants 24 37 5 5 0 0 0 0 4 5 - 2 0 - 0 0 .135 .238 .135
1951 32 Giants 28 51 5 12 0 0 2 0 8 3 - 2 1 - 1 0 .235 .291 .353
5 Years 267 755 97 201 40 11 9 0 107 106 - 75 11 - 3 7 .266 .359 .384

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Spider Jorgensen Fielding Stats

1947 Dodgers 3B 128 126 3,249 370 2.9 351 116 235 19 26 n/a n/a n/a .949 2.92
1948 Dodgers 3B 24 21 543 62 2.6 55 22 33 7 3 n/a n/a n/a .887 2.73
1949 Dodgers 3B 36 29 813 92 2.6 87 28 59 5 5 n/a n/a n/a .946 2.89
1950 Dodgers 3B 1 0 6 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1950 Giants 3B 5 5 126 23 4.6 21 7 14 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .913 4.50
1951 Giants 3B 1 0 9 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1951 Giants RF 11 7 234 14 1.3 14 14 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.62
3B Totals 195 181 4,746 549 2.8 516 173 343 33 35 n/a n/a n/a .940 2.94
RF Totals 11 7 234 14 1.3 14 14 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.62
5 Years 206 188 4,980 563 2.7 530 187 343 33 35 n/a n/a n/a .941 2.87

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Spider Jorgensen Miscellaneous Stats

1947 Dodgers 4 - - 1 0 n/a 88.2 9.8 6.6 - - -
1948 Dodgers 1 - - 7 0 n/a 90.0 6.9 6.9 - - -
1949 Dodgers 0 - - 20 0 n/a 134.0 10.3 9.6 - - -
1950 Dodgers 0 - - 2 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 2.0 - - -
1950 Giants 0 - - 19 0 n/a 0.0 18.5 9.3 - - -
1951 Giants 0 0 .000 18 0 n/a 25.5 25.5 6.4 - - -
5 Years 5 0 1.000 67 0 n/a 83.9 10.1 7.1 - - -

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Last-Modified: February 1, 2018 10:05 AM EST

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