Joel Skinner Stats

Joel Skinner was born on Tuesday, February 21, 1961, in La Jolla, California. Skinner was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on June 12, 1983, with the Chicago White Sox. 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 Joel Skinner baseball stats page.

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"When you see him (Joel Skinner) throw, you say, 'Wow.' It's hard to believe that he can throw so hard and be so accurate." - Cleveland Indians Manager Mike Hargrove in USA Today Baseball Weekly (September 6-12, 1991)

Joel Skinner

Joel Skinner Autograph on a 1990 Fleer (#501)

Joel Skinner Autograph on a 1990 Fleer (#501)

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Birth Name:
Joel Patrick Skinner
Nickname:
None
Born On:
02-21-1961  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
La Jolla, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Mission Bay High School (San Diego, CA)
College:
San Diego Mesa Junior College
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-04
Player Weight Chart Weight:
204
First Game:
06-12-1983 (Age 22)
Last Game:
09-22-1991
Draft:
1979 : 37th Round (842nd)

Joel Skinner

Joel Skinner Pitching Stats

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Joel Skinner Hitting Stats

1983 22 White Sox 6 11 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .273 .273 .273
1984 23 White Sox 43 80 4 17 2 0 0 0 3 7 0 19 0 1 0 2 .213 .273 .238
1985 24 White Sox 22 44 9 15 4 1 1 0 5 5 0 13 1 0 0 2 .341 .408 .545
1986 25 White Sox 60 149 17 30 5 1 4 0 20 9 0 43 2 1 1 2 .201 .250 .329
1986 25 Yankees 54 166 6 43 4 0 1 0 17 7 0 40 0 1 0 4 .259 .287 .301
1987 26 Yankees 64 139 9 19 4 0 3 1 14 8 0 46 4 2 1 9 .137 .187 .230
1988 27 Yankees 88 251 23 57 15 0 4 0 23 14 0 72 6 1 0 6 .227 .267 .335
1989 28 Indians 79 178 10 41 10 0 1 0 13 9 0 42 1 0 1 3 .230 .271 .303
1990 29 Indians 49 139 16 35 4 1 2 0 16 7 0 44 0 0 0 2 .252 .288 .338
1991 30 Indians 99 284 23 69 14 0 1 0 24 14 1 67 4 2 1 8 .243 .279 .303
9 Years 564 1,441 119 329 62 3 17 1 136 80 1 387 18 8 4 40 .228 .269 .311

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Joel Skinner Fielding Stats

1983 White Sox C 6 2 93 25 4.2 24 20 4 1 1 0 2 2 .960 6.97
1984 White Sox C 43 23 701 184 4.3 182 171 11 2 1 2 19 6 .989 7.01
1985 White Sox C 21 15 393 105 5.0 102 94 8 3 0 0 10 6 .971 7.01
1986 White Sox C 60 48 1,288 245 4.1 242 227 15 3 4 1 27 11 .988 5.07
1986 Yankees C 54 52 1,303 308 5.7 302 280 22 6 5 3 21 16 .981 6.26
1987 Yankees C 64 46 1,210 254 4.0 250 232 18 4 2 1 36 17 .984 5.58
1988 Yankees 1B 1 0 3 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1988 Yankees C 85 72 1,967 415 4.9 411 395 16 4 5 1 22 12 .990 5.64
1988 Yankees LF 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1988 Yankees RF 1 0 9 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1989 Indians C 79 57 1,529 305 3.9 302 280 22 3 1 5 41 17 .990 5.33
1990 Indians C 49 44 1,125 239 4.9 238 222 16 1 3 3 20 13 .996 5.71
1991 Indians C 99 90 2,370 547 5.5 542 504 38 5 4 6 54 28 .991 6.17
C Totals 560 449 11,979 2,627 4.7 2,595 2,425 170 32 26 22 252 128 .988 5.85
RF Totals 1 0 9 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1B Totals 1 0 3 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
LF Totals 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
9 Years 563 449 11,994 2,628 4.7 2,596 2,426 170 32 26 22 252 128 .988 5.84

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Joel Skinner Miscellaneous Stats

1983 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 11.0 11.0 - - -
1984 White Sox 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0.0 4.2 26.7 - - -
1985 White Sox 0 0 .000 2 0 0 44.0 3.4 8.8 - - -
1986 White Sox 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 37.3 3.5 7.5 - - -
1986 Yankees 0 4 .000 0 0 0 166.0 4.2 9.8 - - -
1987 Yankees 0 0 .000 1 0 0 46.3 3.0 9.9 - - -
1988 Yankees 0 0 .000 1 1 0 62.8 3.5 10.9 - - -
1989 Indians 1 1 .500 0 0 0 178.0 4.2 13.7 - - -
1990 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 0 69.5 3.2 8.7 - - -
1991 Indians 0 2 .000 0 0 0 284.0 4.2 11.8 - - -
9 Years 3 7 .300 4 1 0 84.8 3.7 10.6 - - -

Joel Skinner

Joel Skinner Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1983 Chicago White Sox 12 $35,000.00 - -
1984 Chicago White Sox 12 $40,000.00 - -
1985 Chicago White Sox 22 $60,000.00 - -
1986 Chicago White Sox 22 $75,000.00 - -
1986 New York Yankees 12 Undetermined - -
1987 New York Yankees 12 $110,000.00 - -
1988 New York Yankees 12 $110,000.00 - -
1989 Cleveland Indians 13 $200,000.00 - -
1990 Cleveland Indians 4 $280,000.00 - -
1991 Cleveland Indians 4 $610,000.00 - -
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