Jamie Challen
Melbourne Demons (ML)
Jamie Challen
Birthdate:
Dec. 10, 1955 (31 y, 8 m, 11 d)
Position:
SS
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
5'11"/213
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
$18k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
2 years, 34 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 2 years, 34 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 13 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty High
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Low
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Unknown
Current Contract
1987 $18k ($18k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 5 5 5 5 5
vs R 5 5 4 5 5
vs L 5 5 5 5 5
Potential 5 5 5 5 5
Fielding C IF OF
Range 5 1
Error 10 6
Arm 1 7 9
Turn DP 7
C Ability 1
Position
Second 6
Third 6
Shortstop 4
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 3
Running 5
Sac Bunt 1
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 2 1
vs R 1 2 1
vs L 1 2 1
Potential 1 2 2
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 1 1
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 44%
Arm Slot Over the Top
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1987-08-15
2B defense decreased from 7 to 6
3B defense decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 212 to 213
1987-07-17
Weight increased from 211 to 212
1987-04-18
Power increased from 4 to 5
Local Popularity decreased from Insignficant to Unknown
1987-04-16
Weight increased from 210 to 211
1987-04-07
Stealing increased from 2 to 3
1987-03-24
Weight increased from 209 to 210
1987-03-08
Weight increased from 206 to 209
1986-10-05
Control Potential increased from 1 to 2
1986-04-14
Infield Range decreased from 6 to 5
1986-03-09
Weight increased from 205 to 206
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
1986-02-16
Weight increased from 204 to 205
1986-01-12
Weight increased from 203 to 204
1985-11-24
Weight increased from 202 to 203
1985-11-03
2B defense increased from 6 to 7
1985-09-29
Power Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Infield Arm decreased from 8 to 7
Outfield Range decreased from 2 to 1
1985-07-17
1B defense decreased from 1 to 0
1985-03-31
Power decreased from 5 to 4
Eye vs R increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 5 to 6
2B defense decreased from 7 to 6
SS defense decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 201 to 202
1985-03-03
Weight increased from 200 to 201
1984-12-23
SS defense increased from 4 to 5
1984-10-21
Weight increased from 199 to 200
1984-09-30
Weight decreased from 200 to 199
1984-09-04
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 6 to 5
1984-07-17
Contact Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Gap Potential decreased from 6 to 5
SS defense decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 199 to 200
1984-04-02
Eye increased from 4 to 5
1984-01-08
SS defense increased from 4 to 5
1984-01-01
Gap vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 7 to 6
1983-12-04
LF defense decreased from 2 to 0
Weight increased from 198 to 199
1983-11-20
2B defense increased from 6 to 7
1983-10-02
1B defense increased from 0 to 1
1983-09-06
Gap decreased from 6 to 5
Eye decreased from 5 to 4
SS defense decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 197 to 198
1983-07-17
Weight increased from 195 to 197
1983-04-09
Eye increased from 4 to 5
1983-04-09
Movement Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Movement decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs L decreased from 3 to 2
1983-04-05
Gap vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 194 to 195
1983-02-20
SS defense increased from 4 to 5
1983-01-02
Power Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Eye decreased from 5 to 4
Eye vs R decreased from 5 to 4
1982-12-26
Weight decreased from 195 to 194
1982-09-19
Weight increased from 194 to 195
1982-08-22
Weight decreased from 195 to 194
1982-08-04
Weight decreased from 196 to 195
1982-04-01
Weight increased from 195 to 196
1982-01-03
Eye vs R increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 6 to 7
Weight decreased from 196 to 195
1981-10-04
Power increased from 4 to 5
Eye Potential increased from 4 to 5
Eye increased from 4 to 5
Eye vs L increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 4 to 5
SS defense decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 193 to 196
1981-01-18
Contact Potential increased from 5 to 6
Power Potential increased from 5 to 7
Power increased from 3 to 4
Power vs R increased from 3 to 4
Power vs L increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 4 to 6
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 4 to 5
Infield Range decreased from 7 to 6
3B defense increased from 6 to 7
GB% increased from 42% to 44%
Weight increased from 192 to 193
1980-03-16
Power vs L increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
GB% increased from 41% to 42%
Weight increased from 190 to 192
1979-11-04
Weight increased from 188 to 190
1979-02-11
Power increased from 2 to 3
Power vs R increased from 2 to 3
Power vs L increased from 2 to 3
Bunt for Hit decreased from 2 to 1
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Movement Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Control Potential decreased from 2 to 1
GB% increased from 40% to 41%
1978-10-08
Avoid Ks increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 2 to 3
Baserunning increased from 4 to 5
Position changed from 2B to SS
Weight increased from 183 to 188
1977-09-06
Contact increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs L increased from 4 to 5
1977-04-05
Contact Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Eye increased from 3 to 4
Eye vs R increased from 3 to 4
Eye vs L increased from 3 to 4
Bunt for Hit increased from 1 to 2
Turn Double Play increased from 6 to 7
SS defense increased from 4 to 5
Movement Potential increased from 3 to 4
Control Potential decreased from 3 to 2
1977-01-02
Power increased from 1 to 2
Power vs R increased from 1 to 2
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Control Potential increased from 2 to 3
1976-09-07
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 4 to 5
Infield Arm increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 182 to 183
1976-04-02
Eye Potential increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Bunt for Hit decreased from 2 to 1
Movement Potential decreased from 4 to 3
1976-01-04
Power vs L increased from 1 to 2
Eye Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Eye increased from 2 to 3
Eye vs R increased from 2 to 3
Eye vs L increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks increased from 1 to 2
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 1 to 2
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 1 to 2
Infield Error increased from 8 to 10
Infield Arm decreased from 8 to 7
SS defense increased from 3 to 4
Control Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Control decreased from 2 to 1
Control vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Control vs L decreased from 2 to 1
Position changed from 3B to 2B
Weight increased from 181 to 182
1975-09-03
2B defense increased from 5 to 6
Weight increased from 180 to 181

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
Melbourne - VBL
MEL - VBL
1986 30 92 354 312 78 16 0 11 44 34 39 64 0 0 0.250 0.336 0.743 0.2815 0.322 106 2.01
Melbourne - VBL
MEL - VBL
1983 27 88 222 205 46 11 0 7 25 17 15 52 0 0 0.224 0.276 0.657 0.2653 0.285 73 0.28
Melbourne - VBL
MEL - VBL
1982 26 53 122 111 35 2 1 2 15 13 9 20 0 0 0.315 0.369 0.774 0.3667 0.343 105 0.29
Total - VBL
VBL
233 698 628 159 29 1 20 84 64 63 136 0 0 0.253 0.323 0.721 0.2926 0.314 95 2.58

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
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1986 30 18 77 72 25 1 0 3 16 12 5 18 0 0 0.347 0.390 0.876 0.4314 0.387 131 0.57
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1985 29 79 335 290 100 14 1 8 50 45 43 73 0 0 0.345 0.427 0.910 0.4360 0.406 142 3.27
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1984 28 56 64 58 12 1 0 1 2 6 5 16 0 0 0.207 0.281 0.557 0.2683 0.254 32 -0.24
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1982 26 32 139 117 38 10 2 4 21 19 20 25 0 0 0.325 0.417 0.964 0.3778 0.417 142 1.28
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1981 25 76 325 287 89 15 2 8 33 47 37 62 0 0 0.310 0.388 0.848 0.3716 0.377 119 2.54
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1980 24 66 260 222 69 14 0 8 35 39 37 52 0 0 0.311 0.408 0.890 0.3742 0.394 133 1.73
MPV - ADL
1979 23 82 277 240 68 15 0 3 28 20 35 69 0 0 0.283 0.376 0.759 0.3846 0.352 109 0.24
MPV - ADL
1978 22 63 96 76 18 3 0 4 13 7 19 26 0 0 0.237 0.385 0.820 0.2979 0.367 111 0.13
Ryde - YL
RYD - YL
1976 20 81 333 300 80 17 0 4 32 31 30 91 0 0 0.267 0.336 0.700 0.3689 0.324 82 0.30
Ryde - YL
RYD - YL
1975 19 75 302 267 64 15 0 9 40 36 34 81 0 0 0.240 0.328 0.725 0.3107 0.327 81 0.29
Ryde - YL
RYD - YL
1974 18 87 321 289 75 21 0 4 31 26 27 76 0 0 0.260 0.321 0.695 0.3333 0.316 80 0.39
Total - AAA
AAA
327 1200 1046 333 55 5 32 157 168 147 246 0 0 0.318 0.401 0.873 0.3889 0.388 127 9.14
Total - AA
AA
388 1329 1172 305 71 0 24 144 120 145 343 0 0 0.260 0.342 0.725 0.3461 0.332 89 1.36

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Melbourne - VBL
MEL - VBL
1986 2B 87 758.0 176 251 1 0.998 5.070 1.022 2.15
Melbourne - VBL
MEL - VBL
1986 SS 1 6.0 1 3 0 1.000 6.000 1.036 0.07
Melbourne - VBL
MEL - VBL
1983 2B 16 137.0 32 50 0 1.000 5.387 0.999 -0.21
Melbourne - VBL
MEL - VBL
1983 3B 13 107.0 7 25 1 0.970 2.692 1.015 0.18
Melbourne - VBL
MEL - VBL
1983 SS 21 182.0 20 54 1 0.987 3.659 0.955 -0.53
Melbourne - VBL
MEL - VBL
1983 LF 3 5.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Melbourne - VBL
MEL - VBL
1982 2B 4 8.0 2 1 0 1.000 3.375 1.020 0.01
Melbourne - VBL
MEL - VBL
1982 3B 18 100.2 9 31 0 1.000 3.576 1.000 -0.01
Melbourne - VBL
MEL - VBL
1982 SS 8 61.0 3 16 1 0.950 2.803 0.933 -0.69
Melbourne - VBL
MEL - VBL
1982 LF 8 71.0 15 2 0 1.000 2.155 0.811 -2.42
Total 2B 107 903.0 210 302 1 1.96
Total 3B 31 207.2 16 56 1 0.17
Total SS 30 249.0 24 73 2 -1.15
Total LF 11 76.0 15 2 0 -2.42

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1986 2B 2 17.0 6 2 0 1.000 4.235 1.048 0.18
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1986 3B 16 141.0 4 33 2 0.949 2.362 0.979 -0.42
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1985 2B 63 518.0 109 146 1 0.996 4.431 1.028 1.01
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1985 3B 2 5.1 1 1 0 1.000 3.375 1.031 0.02
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1985 SS 14 108.0 15 33 0 1.000 4.000 1.056 0.53
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1984 2B 2 3.0 1 2 0 1.000 9.000 1.047 0.08
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1984 3B 5 10.0 1 0 0 1.000 0.900 0.000 0.02
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1984 SS 3 20.0 6 7 0 1.000 5.850 1.054 0.50
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1982 2B 5 10.2 4 2 0 1.000 5.063 1.011 0.01
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1982 3B 30 243.0 21 44 1 0.985 2.407 1.017 0.49
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1982 SS 4 9.0 0 3 0 1.000 3.000 1.015 0.02
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1981 2B 6 12.0 1 3 0 1.000 3.000 0.693 -0.47
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1981 3B 68 567.0 34 115 4 0.974 2.365 1.084 6.39
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1981 SS 7 11.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1981 LF 1 2.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1980 2B 9 63.2 11 18 1 0.967 4.100 0.951 -0.41
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1980 3B 48 376.0 32 76 1 0.991 2.585 0.985 -0.89
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1980 SS 7 39.0 7 7 1 0.933 3.231 0.839 -0.91
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1980 LF 2 6.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.031 -0.68
MPV - ADL
1979 2B 13 26.1 8 12 0 1.000 6.835 1.138 0.69
MPV - ADL
1979 3B 6 12.1 0 3 0 1.000 2.189 1.079 0.15
MPV - ADL
1979 SS 9 62.1 9 21 0 1.000 4.332 0.956 -0.44
MPV - ADL
1979 LF 52 410.0 61 6 4 0.944 1.471 0.860 -9.16
MPV - ADL
1978 2B 28 113.1 30 25 2 0.965 4.368 0.947 -0.79
MPV - ADL
1978 3B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
MPV - ADL
1978 SS 2 1.1 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
MPV - ADL
1978 LF 2 2.1 1 0 1 0.500 3.857 0.450 -2.06
Ryde - YL
RYD - YL
1976 2B 1 2.0 2 1 0 1.000 13.500 1.002 0.00
Ryde - YL
RYD - YL
1976 SS 77 655.2 79 173 6 0.977 3.459 0.927 -6.37
Ryde - YL
RYD - YL
1975 2B 3 4.0 1 1 0 1.000 4.500 1.011 0.01
Ryde - YL
RYD - YL
1975 3B 15 97.0 5 22 0 1.000 2.505 0.984 -0.20
Ryde - YL
RYD - YL
1975 SS 58 475.1 77 156 5 0.979 4.412 0.955 -3.86
Ryde - YL
RYD - YL
1975 LF 3 5.1 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Ryde - YL
RYD - YL
1974 2B 64 523.0 112 144 3 0.988 4.405 0.986 -1.07
Ryde - YL
RYD - YL
1974 3B 28 185.0 5 39 4 0.917 2.141 0.999 -0.01
Ryde - YL
RYD - YL
1974 SS 2 4.2 0 1 0 1.000 1.929 0.486 -0.51
Total 2B 196 1293.0 285 356 7 -0.77
Total 3B 219 1637.2 103 333 12 5.55
Total SS 183 1386.1 193 401 12 -11.03
Total LF 60 425.2 62 6 5 -11.91
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Gold Glove 1982 - 3B Richmond (SBL)
Silver Slugger 1986 - 2B Richmond (SBL)
Batter of the Month Feb 1986 Richmond (SBL)
Player of the Week Feb 9, 1987 Melbourne (VBL)
Jan 27, 1986 Richmond (SBL)
Nov 29, 1982 Richmond (SBL)
Dec 14, 1981 Richmond (SBL)
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg IBB Rank
1986 VBL 7 2