Damian Jackson #2

  • 2B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 11"/175

Damian Jackson MLB Career Stats

.243 32 198 133 .679

Damian Jackson Bio

  • Full Name: Damian Jacques Jackson
  • Born: 8/16/1973 in Los Angeles, CA
  • Draft: 1991, Cleveland Indians, 44th rd. (1147th overall)
  • College: Laney College
  • Debut: September 12, 1996
  • Ret., Final Game: 8/23/2006
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MLB Career Stats 2209 332 536 32 198 133 .243 .323 .679


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Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
1999 34 11th in NL
2000 28 10th in NL
2001 23 11th in NL
2003 16 23rd in AL
2005 15 21st in NL


Season 3B Rank
2000 6 14th in NL
2001 6 11th in NL


Season SO Rank
2000 108 23rd in NL
2001 128 14th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
1999 10 14th in NL
2003 8 9th in AL

Damian Jacques Jackson Bio Info

Acquired by the Royals from the Cubs on May 31 for minor league INF Gookie Dawkins and a player to be named later.

Signed a minor league contract with the Cubs on April 1, 2004...called up to the big-league club on May 6 when SS Alex Gonzalez was placed on the disabled list with a broken right wrist...appeared in seven games for the Cubs, recording one hit (a home run) in 15 at-bats.

Selected by the Cleveland Indians in 1st round of 1991 June draft...Graduated from Ygnacio Valley H.S. in Concord, CA...Played one season of college baseball at Laney J.C. in Oak. before signing with Cleveland. 2003 Played in 109 games for the Red Sox, batting .261 and stealing 16 bases...had 42 hits and scored 34 runs in 161 at-bats. A versatile player, Jackson played all four infield positions and also in the outfield for the Red Sox...played 38 games as an outfielder and did not commit an error. 2002 Signed by the Red Sox as a free agent on 12/18...Began spring training w/SD...Traded to Det. w/Matt Walbeck for Javier Cardona and Rich Gomez on 3/24...Hit .257 (63-245) w/31 R, 20 2B and 12 SB in 81 G for Det...Played 56 G (53 GS) at 2B, 2 G at 3B, 6 G (4 GS) at SS, 3 G ( 1 GS) in LF and 3 G (3 GS) in CF...Hit .325 in 16 June games (13-40, 5 R, 3 2B, 4 RBI)...Played in his 500th career M.L. game on 8/25 vs. Oak. and went 2-5 w/1 2B and 3 R. 2001 Played in 122 G and hit .241 (106-440) w/4 HR, 8 RBI and 23 SB...T2nd on club in SB and led SD w/6 3B...Made 115 starts at 2B (118 G), 3 GS at SS and 2 apps. in CF...Missed 36 G while on the D.L. w/fractured rt. thumb 5/1-6/22...Sustained the injury when hit by an A.J. Burnett pitch 5/12 vs. Fla. during Burnett's no-hit game...23 SB in 29 atts. (79.3%) and stole 3B 5 times...Had .986 fld. pct. in 118 G (115 GS) at 2B, 4th among N.L. 2B...Made only 8 E in 572 TC and turned 68 DPs...Batted .319 (36-113) w/6 2B and 12 RBI off LHP and .214 (70-327) w/15 2B, 5 3B, 3 HR and 26 RBI off RHP...Hit his 2nd career grand slam in 8-6 win at Hou. 7/14 off Wade Miller. 1996 Was an American Assoc. All-Star at AAA Buffalo...Earned a Sept. call-up to Clev. and played in 5 G...Ranked 3rd in AA w/24 SB in 31 atts...Led AA shortstops w/131 G 635 TC, 203 PO, 403 assts. and 84 DP...Made his M.L. debut 9/12 vs. Ana as a 9th inng. defensive replacement at SS...Recorded his first M.L. hit in game 1 of 9/14 DH vs. Oak., a pinch-hit double off Doug Johns...Made his first M.L. start 8/18 at Comiskey Park...Batted .255 w/9steals in 13 games for Oriente in the Venezuelan Winter Lg. 1997 Traded from Clev. to Cin. on 7/31...Was named the best baserunner, fastest baserunner, best defensive SS , and most exciting player in the American Assoc. in Baseball America's "Best Tools" survey of league managers...Was rated the Reds' No. 1 prospect and 4th best prospect in the AA by Baseball America...Selected to the AA All-Star team after hitting .288 w/4 HR, 20 RBI and 24 steals in 92 G at Buffalo and Indianapolis...Ranked 5th in the league w/a.379 OBP and 6th w/24 SB...Hit .368 w/a HR, 2 RBI and 3 SB for Indy in the playoffs...Played in 8 G for the Indians and made 2 starts at SS...Traded on 7/31 to Cin...Made his N.L. debut vs. Chi. on 9/ 10...Hit his first M.L. HR on 9/27 off Rick Dehart vs. Mont...Underwent arthroscopic surgery performed by Dr. Tim Kremchek on his rt. knee to repair the lateral meniscus and medial collateral ligament on 8/9 and missed 15 games...Played for Scottsdale in the Ariz. Fall Lg. and was named to the All-Prospect team...Was among AFL leaders w/11 SB and 4 3B (both T2nd), .374 avg. (3rd), .450 OBP (3rd), 32 R (T3rd) and 52 H (4th). 1998 Hit .316 in 13 G during 2 stints w/Cin. (5/31-4/5, 9/9-9/27)...Spent most of season at Indianapolis (AAA-Clev.)...Hit .261 w/6 HR, 49 RBI and 25 SB for Indianapolis...Began season on Reds' Opening Day roster and appeared in 2 G as a defensive replacement before he was optioned to Indy on 4/6...Recalled on 9/9 and hit .375 (12-32) in his first 9 G...Had 9 GS incl. his first 2 career starts in CF (9/ 15-16 vs. Milw.)...T3rd in International Lg. w/102 R and 10 3B, and T4th w/36 2B...Combined to hit .374 (55-147) in Aug. and Sept...Named Indians' Player of the Month for Aug. when he batted .376 (44-117) w/14 2B, 5 3B and 16 RBI...Went 5-5 w/6 R and reached base safely in all 9 plate apps. in an 8/6 DH at Toledo. 1999 In his first full M.L. season and first w/SD, he was in 133 G, tied for 3rd most on SD, and led all M.L. rookies w/a career high 34 SB (44 atts.)...Played 4 different positions: 2B (21 G, 18 GS), SS (100 G, 86 GS), LF (2 G) and RF (1 G, 1 GS)...Tied a club record w/5 SB on 6/28 vs. Col.; he also became the 12th Padre to steal home in that game (double steal w/Quilvio Veras)...Hit into only 2 DPs in 388 AB (1 per 194 plate apps.).