Jayden Meech
Hall of Fame Inductee
Retired
Jayden Meech
Birthdate:
Oct. 19, 1938 (48 y, 10 m, 2 d)
Position:
CF
Bats/Throws:
S/R
Height/Weight:
5'11"/181
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
Free Agent
ML Service Time:
None
Current Status
MLB Service Time None
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro None
Roster Status Unknown
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership High
Loyalty Low
Greed High
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Very Popular
Local Extremely Popular
Current Contract
Additional Info
No-Trade No

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
SML - VBL
1979 40 87 96 88 16 5 1 1 10 10 6 29 0 0 0.182 0.240 0.535 0.2542 0.238 35 -0.57
SML - VBL
1978 39 50 50 40 17 4 0 1 5 7 8 11 0 1 0.425 0.540 1.140 0.5714 0.487 213 0.70
SML - VBL
1977 38 91 182 162 35 6 0 4 16 22 18 28 1 1 0.216 0.302 0.629 0.2385 0.278 67 -0.63
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1976 37 96 357 295 88 10 0 14 39 58 50 54 3 3 0.298 0.415 0.889 0.3231 0.398 150 3.62
Cronulla - SBC
CRO - SBC
1975 36 86 350 297 83 11 1 10 46 44 43 49 1 4 0.280 0.380 0.804 0.3029 0.361 122 2.48
CAN - SBC
1974 35 35 154 126 36 4 0 3 9 20 25 20 4 1 0.286 0.409 0.798 0.3173 0.367 132 1.48
Cronulla - SBC
CRO - SBC
1974 35 76 329 286 79 13 1 17 46 49 36 38 3 1 0.276 0.368 0.875 0.2672 0.383 143 3.83
CAN - SBC
1973 34 110 512 424 136 15 5 17 74 78 70 61 6 0 0.321 0.422 0.922 0.3362 0.404 157 6.46
CAN - SBC
1972 33 92 397 324 106 19 1 6 49 46 60 45 6 0 0.327 0.441 0.888 0.3610 0.398 155 5.07
CAN - SBC
1971 32 107 444 375 127 14 3 19 56 48 59 48 2 2 0.339 0.437 0.981 0.3484 0.431 176 7.17
WES - SBC
1970 31 30 122 110 38 6 1 6 27 17 7 12 1 0 0.346 0.385 0.967 0.3368 0.414 160 1.78
WES - SBC
1969 30 86 375 334 105 19 4 13 51 67 33 37 2 1 0.314 0.387 0.899 0.3228 0.396 148 5.29
WES - SBC
1968 29 72 321 263 76 11 2 14 46 50 49 39 2 1 0.289 0.405 0.911 0.2897 0.402 153 5.10
WES - SBC
1967 28 126 575 476 149 24 6 21 66 91 81 64 8 4 0.313 0.428 0.949 0.3257 0.422 163 9.69
WES - SBC
1966 27 126 573 488 147 25 4 24 64 99 66 70 4 3 0.301 0.396 0.913 0.3083 0.401 151 7.62
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1965 26 126 578 461 164 26 2 28 99 106 95 57 14 12 0.356 0.474 1.077 0.3551 0.467 193 10.02
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1964 25 127 575 476 173 27 4 22 81 112 84 71 17 6 0.363 0.463 1.038 0.3882 0.451 186 10.27
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1963 24 126 570 493 194 26 3 38 104 119 61 66 12 8 0.394 0.468 1.158 0.3969 0.492 207 10.61
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1962 23 126 576 513 169 23 7 32 89 106 49 56 16 4 0.329 0.399 0.988 0.3208 0.428 167 8.56
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1961 22 126 581 518 192 32 2 18 74 97 41 77 18 9 0.371 0.427 0.971 0.4047 0.431 169 9.74
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1960 21 125 582 519 175 32 3 13 58 109 50 56 13 12 0.337 0.404 0.889 0.3576 0.394 144 5.77
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1959 20 128 626 581 195 32 7 21 91 101 30 84 13 17 0.336 0.383 0.907 0.3655 0.399 145 6.17
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1958 19 63 291 269 92 22 3 11 55 44 11 51 6 5 0.342 0.372 0.941 0.3821 0.410 154 3.23
Total - SBC
SBC
1989 8888 7628 2524 391 59 347 1224 1461 1000 1055 151 93 0.331 0.418 0.952 0.3458 0.417 162 123.96
Total - VBL
VBL
228 328 290 68 15 1 6 31 39 32 68 1 2 0.235 0.320 0.675 0.2857 0.298 80 -0.50
Total - All
All
2217 9216 7918 2592 406 60 353 1255 1500 1032 1123 152 95 0.327 0.414 0.942 0.3438 0.413 159 123.46

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Hawthorn - SBL
HAW - SBL
1978 39 8 8 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0.167 0.375 0.542 0.2000 0.301 58 -0.01
Caringbah - RES
CAR - RES
1975 36 13 16 14 4 0 0 1 3 2 1 3 0 0 0.286 0.375 0.875 0.3000 0.367 111 0.12
Lidcombe - RES
LID - RES
1970 31 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.500 0.500 0 0.377 127 0.01
Lidcombe - RES
LID - RES
1968 29 8 39 31 12 1 0 3 8 10 6 6 1 0 0.387 0.487 1.197 0.3913 0.492 210 0.75
ERS - RES
1958 19 43 198 184 63 8 0 6 17 25 11 32 5 3 0.342 0.389 0.873 0.3904 0.389 125 1.71
ERS - RES
1957 18 91 416 386 129 29 2 14 69 69 17 95 6 3 0.334 0.368 0.896 0.4064 0.384 115 2.45
MAR - YL
1956 17 90 392 357 108 23 1 11 46 53 19 101 10 7 0.303 0.362 0.827 0.3943 0.383 125 2.33
Total - AAA
AAA
164 679 622 209 38 2 24 97 107 37 138 12 6 0.336 0.381 0.901 0.3961 0.390 123 5.02
Total - AA
AA
90 392 357 108 23 1 11 46 53 19 101 10 7 0.303 0.362 0.827 0.3943 0.383 125 2.33

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
SML - VBL
1979 CF 3 25.0 6 1 0 1.000 2.520 0.714 -1.89
SML - VBL
1979 RF 1 1.2 1 0 0 1.000 5.400 1.035 0.03
SML - VBL
1978 CF 1 1.0 0 0 1 0.000 0.000 0.030 -0.69
SML - VBL
1977 CF 42 250.1 64 3 2 0.971 2.409 0.900 -5.61
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1976 CF 82 683.0 166 20 1 0.995 2.451 1.023 2.87
Cronulla - SBC
CRO - SBC
1975 2B 1 3.0 2 1 0 1.000 9.000 0.997 -0.00
Cronulla - SBC
CRO - SBC
1975 CF 74 655.1 196 20 1 0.995 2.966 1.018 2.66
CAN - SBC
1974 CF 35 299.1 95 2 1 0.990 2.917 1.037 2.45
Cronulla - SBC
CRO - SBC
1974 CF 73 634.2 216 9 0 1.000 3.191 1.046 6.96
CAN - SBC
1973 CF 110 1003.0 336 9 1 0.997 3.096 1.044 10.58
CAN - SBC
1972 CF 90 804.1 243 7 6 0.977 2.797 1.050 9.27
CAN - SBC
1971 CF 107 919.2 291 9 3 0.990 2.936 1.074 15.92
WES - SBC
1970 LF 1 9.0 1 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.009 0.01
WES - SBC
1970 CF 28 241.1 115 3 0 1.000 4.401 1.049 4.19
WES - SBC
1969 CF 86 750.1 328 6 1 0.997 4.006 1.065 15.31
WES - SBC
1968 CF 72 641.2 262 3 3 0.989 3.717 1.088 17.13
WES - SBC
1968 RF 1 2.2 1 0 0 1.000 3.375 1.024 0.02
WES - SBC
1967 CF 126 1124.1 376 7 2 0.995 3.066 1.118 28.87
WES - SBC
1966 CF 127 1107.0 355 10 2 0.995 2.968 1.075 18.14
WES - SBC
1966 RF 3 6.0 1 0 0 1.000 1.500 1.037 0.03
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1965 CF 126 1132.2 278 18 4 0.987 2.352 1.132 23.48
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1964 CF 129 1130.2 289 16 5 0.984 2.428 1.132 24.67
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1964 RF 1 3.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1963 CF 126 1109.2 287 14 3 0.990 2.441 1.101 18.66
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1962 CF 126 1123.1 274 11 4 0.986 2.283 1.107 18.85
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1961 CF 126 1144.1 281 8 1 0.997 2.273 1.161 28.14
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1960 LF 5 45.0 5 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.683 1.52
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1960 CF 118 1036.0 240 11 6 0.977 2.181 1.072 11.88
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1960 RF 1 7.0 1 0 0 1.000 1.286 1.041 0.03
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1959 CF 128 1167.2 252 8 3 0.989 2.004 1.084 13.95
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1958 CF 63 545.0 124 5 3 0.977 2.130 1.063 5.30
Total 2B 1 3.0 2 1 0 -0.00
Total LF 6 54.0 6 0 0 1.53
Total CF 1998 17529.2 5074 200 53 271.10
Total RF 7 20.1 4 0 0 0.10

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Caringbah - RES
CAR - RES
1975 CF 3 6.0 2 1 0 1.000 4.500 1.992 0.68
Lidcombe - RES
LID - RES
1970 CF 1 3.0 1 0 0 1.000 3.000 1.017 0.01
Lidcombe - RES
LID - RES
1968 CF 8 71.0 33 0 0 1.000 4.183 1.086 1.82
ERS - RES
1958 LF 2 1.1 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
ERS - RES
1958 CF 43 372.2 94 1 2 0.979 2.294 1.089 4.75
ERS - RES
1958 RF 3 8.2 2 0 0 1.000 2.077 0.996 -0.00
ERS - RES
1957 CF 91 797.1 207 1 2 0.991 2.348 1.019 3.03
ERS - RES
1957 RF 3 8.0 1 0 0 1.000 1.125 1.005 0.00
MAR - YL
1956 LF 9 67.1 14 0 1 0.933 1.871 1.066 0.53
MAR - YL
1956 CF 57 472.0 88 2 0 1.000 1.716 1.069 3.91
MAR - YL
1956 RF 26 220.1 31 0 0 1.000 1.266 0.890 -2.75
Total LF 11 68.2 14 0 1 0.53
Total CF 203 1722.0 425 5 4 14.20
Total RF 32 237.0 34 0 0 -2.75
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
Sept. 2, 1956 Newtown Cael Ridd
Riley Hancock
Paikea Warrun
George Trudgeon
St. George Mortimer Westcott
Donovan Coxford
Craig Anderson
Jayden Meech
Aug. 18, 1966 Newtown Grahame Brown
Jayden Meech
Western Suburbs Corbin Puddiphatt
Luke Airy
Joe Jensen
David Cleary
Nov. 10, 1974 Canterbury Jayden Meech
Cronulla Terry Long
John Desforges
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
MVP / Batter of the Year 1966 Newtown (SBC)
1965 Newtown (SBC)
1964 Newtown (SBC)
All-Star 1974 Cronulla (SBC)
1973 Canterbury (SBC)
1971 Canterbury (SBC)
1969 Western Suburbs (SBC)
1968 Western Suburbs (SBC)
1967 Western Suburbs (SBC)
1966 Western Suburbs (SBC)
1965 Newtown (SBC)
1964 Newtown (SBC)
1963 Newtown (SBC)
1962 Newtown (SBC)
1961 Newtown (SBC)
1960 Newtown (SBC)
1959 Newtown (SBC)
League Champ 1967 Western Suburbs (SBC)
1963 Newtown (SBC)
1961 Newtown (SBC)
Gold Glove 1974 - CF Canterbury (SBC)
1968 - CF Western Suburbs (SBC)
1967 - CF Western Suburbs (SBC)
1964 - CF Newtown (SBC)
Silver Slugger 1968 - CF Western Suburbs (SBC)
1967 - CF Western Suburbs (SBC)
1966 - CF Newtown (SBC)
1965 - CF Newtown (SBC)
1964 - CF Newtown (SBC)
1963 - CF Newtown (SBC)
1962 - CF Newtown (SBC)
1961 - CF Newtown (SBC)
1960 - CF Newtown (SBC)
Championship Series MVP 1967 Western Suburbs (SBC)
1963 Newtown (SBC)
Championship Series MVP 1967 Western Suburbs (SBC)
1964 Newtown (SBC)
Batter of the Month Mar 1967 Western Suburbs (SBC)
Mar 1966 Newtown (SBC)
Dec 1964 Newtown (SBC)
Jan 1964 Newtown (SBC)
Mar 1963 Newtown (SBC)
Nov 1962 Newtown (SBC)
Jan 1962 Newtown (SBC)
Rookie of the Month Feb 1959 Newtown (SBC)
Player of the Week Jan 7, 1974 Canterbury (SBC)
Nov 8, 1971 Canterbury (SBC)
Oct 25, 1971 Canterbury (SBC)
Feb 13, 1967 Western Suburbs (SBC)
Feb 14, 1966 Newtown (SBC)
Nov 29, 1965 Newtown (SBC)
Oct 11, 1965 Newtown (SBC)
Nov 23, 1964 Newtown (SBC)
Oct 19, 1964 Newtown (SBC)
Dec 16, 1963 Newtown (SBC)
Nov 11, 1963 Newtown (SBC)
Feb 4, 1963 Newtown (SBC)
Dec 26, 1960 Newtown (SBC)
Mar 2, 1959 Newtown (SBC)
Feb 2, 1959 Newtown (SBC)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink40
Grey Ink205
Similar Players (CF)
Note: See Baseball Reference formula (primary position)
Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg GS Rank
1959 SBC 128 1
1961 SBC 126 1
1962 SBC 126 1
1963 SBC 126 4
1964 SBC 127 1
1965 SBC 126 1
1966 SBC 126 1
1967 SBC 126 1
Year Lg PA Rank
1959 SBC 626 1
1960 SBC 582 4
1961 SBC 581 4
1962 SBC 576 6
1963 SBC 570 8
1964 SBC 575 4
1965 SBC 578 3
1966 SBC 573 3
1967 SBC 575 1
Year Lg AB Rank
1959 SBC 581 1
1960 SBC 519 6
1961 SBC 518 3
1962 SBC 513 8
Year Lg Hits Rank
1959 SBC 195 1
1960 SBC 175 2
1961 SBC 192 1
1962 SBC 169 3
1963 SBC 194 2
1964 SBC 173 4
1965 SBC 164 4
1966 SBC 147 7
1967 SBC 149 5
Year Lg TB Rank
1959 SBC 304 2
1960 SBC 252 6
1961 SBC 282 2
1962 SBC 302 2
1963 SBC 340 1
1964 SBC 274 1
1965 SBC 278 1
1966 SBC 252 6
1967 SBC 248 7
Year Lg 2B Rank
1959 SBC 32 6
1960 SBC 32 9
1961 SBC 32 3
Year Lg 3B Rank
1959 SBC 7 1
1962 SBC 7 7
1967 SBC 6 5
Year Lg HR Rank
1962 SBC 32 8
1963 SBC 38 2
1965 SBC 28 4
1966 SBC 24 9
Year Lg SB Rank
1960 SBC 13 9
1962 SBC 16 10
Year Lg RBI Rank
1959 SBC 91 9
1962 SBC 89 8
1963 SBC 104 4
1964 SBC 81 10
1965 SBC 99 5
Year Lg R Rank
1959 SBC 101 4
1960 SBC 109 2
1961 SBC 97 2
1962 SBC 106 1
1963 SBC 119 1
1964 SBC 112 1
1965 SBC 106 2
1966 SBC 99 1
1967 SBC 91 2
1973 SBC 78 5
Year Lg BB Rank
1964 SBC 84 4
1965 SBC 95 1
1966 SBC 66 8
1967 SBC 81 2
1973 SBC 70 6
1974 SBC 61 10
Year Lg IBB Rank
1960 SBC 9 8
1963 SBC 10 5
1964 SBC 8 9
1965 SBC 14 1
1972 SBC 8 9
Year Lg HBP Rank
1959 SBC 15 2
1960 SBC 10 7
1961 SBC 15 2
1962 SBC 12 3
1963 SBC 12 5
1964 SBC 9 10
1965 SBC 15 1
1966 SBC 14 3
1967 SBC 16 1
1972 SBC 9 9
Year Lg SF Rank
1958 SBC 5 10
1961 SBC 7 4
1964 SBC 6 5
1965 SBC 7 3
1973 SBC 8 1
Year Lg XBH Rank
1959 SBC 60 5
1961 SBC 52 7
1962 SBC 62 6
1963 SBC 67 1
1964 SBC 53 7
1965 SBC 56 5
1966 SBC 53 7
Year Lg Avg Rank
1959 SBC 0.336 8
1960 SBC 0.337 5
1961 SBC 0.371 1
1962 SBC 0.329 5
1963 SBC 0.394 1
1964 SBC 0.363 3
1965 SBC 0.356 3
1966 SBC 0.301 10
1971 SBC 0.339 3
1972 SBC 0.327 4
1973 SBC 0.321 8
Year Lg OBP Rank
1960 SBC 0.404 9
1961 SBC 0.427 6
1962 SBC 0.399 5
1963 SBC 0.468 2
1964 SBC 0.463 1
1965 SBC 0.474 1
1966 SBC 0.396 6
1967 SBC 0.428 2
1971 SBC 0.437 2
1972 SBC 0.441 1
1973 SBC 0.422 1
Year Lg SLG Rank
1959 SBC 0.523 8
1961 SBC 0.544 7
1962 SBC 0.589 7
1963 SBC 0.690 1
1964 SBC 0.576 3
1965 SBC 0.603 2
1966 SBC 0.516 10
1967 SBC 0.521 10
1971 SBC 0.544 7
Year Lg ISO Rank
1962 SBC 0.259 10
1963 SBC 0.296 1
1964 SBC 0.212 10
1965 SBC 0.247 5
Year Lg OPS Rank
1959 SBC 0.907 10
1961 SBC 0.971 5
1962 SBC 0.988 6
1963 SBC 1.158 1
1964 SBC 1.038 1
1965 SBC 1.077 1
1966 SBC 0.913 7
1967 SBC 0.949 4
1971 SBC 0.981 4
1972 SBC 0.888 6
1973 SBC 0.922 6
Year Lg G Rank
1959 SBC 128 1
1961 SBC 126 1
1962 SBC 126 1
1963 SBC 126 4
1964 SBC 127 1
1965 SBC 126 1
1966 SBC 126 1
1967 SBC 126 1
Year Lg WAR Rank
1959 SBC 6.2 4
1960 SBC 5.8 5
1961 SBC 9.7 1
1962 SBC 8.6 1
1963 SBC 10.6 1
1964 SBC 10.3 1
1965 SBC 10.0 1
1966 SBC 7.6 1
1967 SBC 9.7 1
1968 SBC 5.1 4
1969 SBC 5.3 7
1971 SBC 7.2 1
1972 SBC 5.1 8
1973 SBC 6.5 3
1974 SBC 5.3 6