James
Bembrick
 
Bats: Both
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 175
 
Born: October 7, 1929 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
All-Star Selections 1961   
Ratings - Batting     Help
  AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1951 21 SP SP    
1952 22 SP SP    
1953 23 SP SP    
1954 24 SP SP    
1955 25 SP SP $ 300,000  
1956 26 SP SP $ 300,000  
1957 27 SP SP $ 300,000  
1958 28 SP SP $ 464,286  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 464,286  
                                             
  Contact Power Gap Eye Ks
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 29 SP SP $ 1,800,000  
1960 30 SP SP $ 1,864,286  
1961 31 SP SP $ 1,864,286  
1962 32 KEN SP $ 2,500,250  
1963 33 KEN SP $ 2,500,250  
1964 34 KEN SP $ 3,500,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 1,800,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 3,500,000  
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Most Valuable Player or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
1951 21 A   136 557 84 178 30 5 11 53 27 16 36 135 .320 .361 .451 .812 84.2  
1952 22 AA   76 298 25 80 19 1 3 28 8 7 24 69 .268 .323 .369 .692 34.0  
    A   62 244 32 86 16 3 2 30 10 3 14 42 .352 .388 .467 .855 40.5  
1953 23 AAA   102 425 58 139 29 5 2 48 16 16 25 77 .327 .364 .433 .797 59.3  
    AA   35 143 19 42 11 3 0 17 3 5 12 30 .294 .348 .413 .761 18.4  
1954 24 AAA   137 571 76 181 34 3 9 60 10 27 40 120 .317 .362 .434 .796 77.4  
1955 25 SP SP 117 276 33 90 16 4 6 53 1 6 19 46 .326 .368 .478 .846 43.1 7.8
    AAA   26 110 12 36 3 2 2 7 4 4 12 16 .327 .393 .445 .839 18.0  
1956 26 SP SP 153 564 63 154 31 11 6 46 3 7 36 75 .273 .317 .399 .716 65.1 9.1
1957 27 SP SP 142 559 77 171 22 15 3 47 4 4 29 88 .306 .342 .415 .757 72.4 12.2
1958 28 SP SP 154 580 75 171 21 11 15 76 12 8 30 99 .295 .336 .447 .783 78.4 12.1
1959 29 SP SP 154 576 80 158 33 9 17 87 32 18 49 73 .274 .329 .451 .781 82.6 13.1
1960 30 SP SP 139 552 61 136 27 9 11 65 23 15 40 88 .246 .297 .388 .685 60.1 6.5
1961 31 SP SP 152 606 78 184 44 7 10 62 18 13 37 76 .304 .346 .449 .795 86.2 13.9
1962 32 KEN SP 142 334 36 98 22 3 5 48 6 6 30 31 .293 .350 .422 .772 47.3 7.5
1963 33 KEN SP 146 520 83 157 35 10 14 73 1 5 41 52 .302 .354 .488 .843 82.2 14.6
1964 34 KEN SP 156 569 67 168 42 11 11 75 2 3 25 84 .295 .324 .466 .790 78.8 16.3
10 Years Sim 1455 5136 653 1487 293 90 98 632 102 85 336 712 .290 .334 .439 .773 696.2 113.0
3 Years AAA 265 1106 146 356 66 10 13 115 30 47 77 213 .322 .368 .435 .803 154.7  
2 Years AA 111 441 44 122 30 4 3 45 11 12 36 99 .277 .333 .383 .717 52.3  
2 Years A 198 801 116 264 46 8 13 83 37 19 50 177 .330 .372 .456 .828 124.7  
7 Years Minors 574 2348 306 742 142 22 29 243 78 78 163 489 .316 .363 .432 .795 331.7  
162 Game Average 571 72 165 32 10 10 70 11 9 37 79 .290 .334 .439 .773 77.5  
Career Highs 156 606 83 184 44 15 17 87 32 18 49 99 .326 .368 .488 .846 86.2  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   3872 484 1120 216 68 75 495 79 66 255 537 .289 .334 .438 .772 530.3
vs LH   1264 169 367 77 22 23 137 23 19 81 175 .290 .334 .441 .775 173.4
Home 720 2499 291 707 148 41 43 298 44 40 163 356 .283 .329 .427 .755 327.1
Away 735 2637 362 780 145 49 55 334 58 45 173 356 .296 .339 .451 .789 376.6
RISP   1273 0 363 80 24 19 495 0 0 101 170 .285 .332 .430 .763 176.9
Pinch Hitting   135 11 45 8 2 4 26 1 0 7 22 .333 .371 .511 .882 23.0
Close/Late   617 85 193 32 8 9 77 0 2 44 80 .313 .360 .434 .794 89.9
Mar/Apr 197 741 93 213 40 9 17 85 15 14 44 85 .287 .329 .435 .763 98.6
May 232 746 99 213 45 11 14 95 18 13 53 108 .286 .333 .432 .765 101.4
June 246 825 98 232 48 17 13 107 18 16 63 131 .281 .334 .428 .762 110.6
July 226 767 100 221 40 19 14 88 19 9 49 97 .288 .331 .445 .775 107.5
August 267 986 121 303 55 15 10 112 12 18 61 134 .307 .350 .424 .774 132.7
Sep/Oct 287 1071 142 305 65 19 30 145 20 15 66 157 .285 .326 .465 .791 153.0
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF   DWS
1955 25 SP SP 3B 58 55 416.0 23 80 6 8 .945 2.23   1.5
    2B 19 10 104.7 20 33 0 7 1.000 4.56   0.5
1956 26 SP SP 3B 151 148 1310.7 101 256 15 19 .960 2.45   4.7
1957 27 SP SP 3B 138 136 1226.0 90 219 16 13 .951 2.27   3.0
1958 28 SP SP 3B 149 144 1289.3 82 254 11 16 .968 2.35   5.9
    RF 1 1 8.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.13   0.0
    2B 1 0 6.0 0 4 0 0 1.000 6.00   0.0
1959 29 SP SP 3B 148 142 1283.3 94 250 17 23 .953 2.41   4.2
    2B 3 0 6.0 0 1 0 1 1.000 1.50   0.0
    SS 1 0 2.0 0 2 0 0 1.000 9.00   0.0
1960 30 SP SP 3B 138 138 1231.3 88 254 23 30 .937 2.50   4.7
    SS 1 0 7.3 2 1 0 1 1.000 3.68   0.0
1961 31 SP SP 3B 147 143 1265.3 95 260 23 28 .939 2.53   3.8
    2B 1 0 3.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00   0.0
1962 32 KEN SP 3B 80 62 605.7 38 136 9 9 .951 2.59   1.9
    2B 27 10 104.7 15 39 1 6 .982 4.64   0.4
1963 33 KEN SP 3B 137 133 1142.0 64 259 16 13 .953 2.55   3.2
    2B 8 4 41.0 11 16 1 2 .964 5.93   0.2
1964 34 KEN SP 3B 150 144 1270.3 75 280 28 18 .927 2.52   3.3
    2B 3 3 27.0 3 13 4 3 .800 5.33   0.1
  3B 1296 1245 11040.0 750 2248 164 177 .948 2.44   36.1
  2B 62 27 292.3 49 107 6 19 .963 4.80   1.3
  SS 2 0 9.3 2 3 0 1 1.000 4.82   0.1
  RF 1 1 8.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.13   0.0
Career Totals   1361 1273 11349.6 802 2358 170 197 .949 2.51   37.5
Career Highs   153 148 1310.7 101 293 32 31 .969 2.89    
Post-Season Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
1956 26 SP SP 17 65 8 20 5 1 0 8 3 2 4 12 .308 .348 .415 .763
1958 28 SP SP 10 39 6 10 1 2 1 4 1 0 2 6 .256 .293 .462 .754
Career Post-Season Batting 27 104 14 30 6 3 1 12 4 2 6 18 .288 .327 .433 .760
Batting Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
(*) indicates hit-less at-bats added to meet minimum plate appearances.
Season Rankings are League Based.
At-Bats
1961-6-606
Singles
1957-9-131
Doubles
1961-7-44
1964-4-42
Triples
1956-9-11
1957-4-15
1958-8-11
1959-8-9
1960-6-9
1963-2-10
1964-4-11
CAR-22-90
   
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 12    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 30    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 4th round, 95th overall pick, by Seneca Point in 1951
Had first career hit (double) on 5/4/1955, off Fredrick Dampier (RIT)
Hit first career homerun on 5/26/1955, off Larry Sievers (LAN)
Injured on 6/13/1957 with a Bruised Wrist, out for 1-2 weeks
Won Player of the Week award on 10/6/1958, hitting .571 with 1 HR, 12 RBI
Drove in 6 runs against Red Willow on 5/10/1959
Injured on 5/6/1960 with a Concussion, out for 1-2 weeks
Was selected to the 1961 Allstar game
Signed as a free agent by Kendall on 2/10/1962 to a 3-year deal worth $4,500,000 per year
Hit for the cycle against Twin Falls on 9/10/1963