Jay Payton

Jason Lee Payton
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 185 lbs.
Born: November 22, 1972 in Zanesville, OH
Drafted: 1st round 1994 by the Mets
Departed: traded to the Colorado Rockies with Robert Stratton and
Mark Corey for Mark Little and John Thomson, July 2002

 

Longtime top prospect for the Mets whose career was derailed by year after year of arm injuries. Finally broke through in 2000 and became a solid Rookie of the Year candidate. Pictured here is his First Year Phenoms insert card from the 1994-95 Fleer Excel set. More cards are pictured below.

    

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BATTING RECORD (team-leading totals in red)

YEAR CLUB      G   AB   R    H  2B 3B  HR RBI   TB SB CS  SO  BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
==========================================================================================
1998 *METS*   15   22   2    7   1  0   0   0    8  0  0   4   1   0   0  0 .348 .364 .318
1999 *METS*   13    8   1    2   1  0   0   1    3  1  2   2   0   1   0  0 .333 .375 .250
2000 *METS*  149  488  63  142  23  1  17  62  218  5
11  60  30   3   0  8 .331 .447 .291
2001 *METS*  104  361  44   92  16  1   8  34  134  4  3  52  18   5   0  2 .298 .371 .255
2002 2teams  134  445  69  135  20  7  16  59  217  7  4  54  29   4   2  1 .351 .488 .303
2003 Col NL  157  600  93  181  32  5  28  89  307  6  4  77  43   7   5  3 .354 .512 .302
2004 S D NL  143  458  57  119  17  4   8  55  168  2  0  56  43   4   2  4 .326 .367 .260
2005 2teams  124  408  62  109  16  1  18  63  181  0  1  47  24   0   0  3 .306 .444 .267
2006 Oak AL  142  557  78  165  32  3  10  59  233  8  4  52  22   4   0  5 .325 .418 .296
2007 Bal AL  131  434  48  111  21  5   7  58  163  5  2  42  22   3   5  6 .292 .376 .256
2008 Bal AL  127  338  41   82  10  2   7  41  117  8  1  53  22   1   2  0 .291 .346 .243
2010 Col NL   20   35   3   12   4  1   0   1   18  1  0   4   1   0   0  0 .361 .514 .343
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METS TOTALS  368 1154 143  321  47  5  33 128  477 14 17 152  70  10   2 11 .322 .413 .278
OTHER CLUBS  891 3000 418  836 146 25  86 394 1290 33 15 351 185  22  14 21 .323 .430 .279
==========================================================================================
CAREER TOTS 1259 4154 561 1157 193 30 119 522 1767 47 32 503 255  32  16 32 .323 .425 .279

 

SPLIT SEASONS

YEAR CLUB      G   AB   R    H  2B 3B  HR RBI   TB SB CS  SO  BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
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2002 *METS*   87  275  33   78   6  3   8  31  114  4  1  34  21   1   2  1 .336 .415 .284
2002 Col NL   47  170  36   57  14  4   8  28  103  3  3  20   8   3   0  0 .376 .606 .335
2005 Bos AL   55  133  24   35   7  0   5  21   57  0  0  14  10   0   0  1 .313 .429 .263
2005 Oak AL   69  275  38   74   9  1  13  42  124  0  1  33  14   0   0  2 .302 .451 .269

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This is a list of the Jay Payton cards that I already have in my collection. If you have any cards that are not listed here, and you are willing to donate or trade them, contact me at Rounding Third. Items that are struck through are no longer a part of the Rounding Third collection, having been sold for charity.

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1994 Stadium Club
Draft Picks 1st Day

1995 Bowman's Best Blue
Refractors

1996 Fleer Excel
All-Stars

1996 Topps Chrome

1996 SP Top Prospects
Top 10 Prospects

1994 Signature Rookies Draft Picks #28 (autographed; 2384 OF 7,750)
1994 Topps Stadium Club Draft Picks #17
1994 Topps Stadium Club Draft Picks 1st Day Issue #17

1994-95 Fleer Excel #235
1994-95 Fleer Excel First Year Phenoms #8

1995 Best #84
1995 Best #107
(Best of the Best)
1995 Best
(autographed)
1995 Binghamton Mets Team Set #24
1995 Bowman's Best Blue #62
1995 Bowman's Best Blue Refractor #62
1995 Classic 5 Sport #105
1995 Classic 5 Sport #S65
(red autograph; 1 of 1,995)
1995 Classic 5 Sport Silver Die-Cut #105
1995 Topps #443
(Draft Pick)
1995 Upper Deck Top Prospects #195

1996 Best (autographed)
1996 Best Norfolk Tides #22
1996 Bowman #241
1996 Bowman's Best #111
1996 Classic Clear Assets #55
1996 Classic Visions Signings #87
1996 Fleer Excel All-Stars #8
1996 Topps #350
(Now Appearing)
1996 Topps Chrome #141
(Now Appearing)
1996 Upper Deck SP Top Prospects Top 10 Prospects #9

1996-97 Score Board All Sport PPF Plus #161

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1997 Topps

1997 Collector's Choice

1997-98 Scoreboard
Autographed Collection

1998 Donruss Elite

1997 Bowman International #151 (autographed)
1997 Donruss Signature Series
(autographed)
1997 Pinnacle Select #137
(Rookie)
1997 Score Board Players Club #48
1997 Score Board Visions Signings #46
1997 Topps #342
1997 Upper Deck Collector's Choice #475
(Rookie Class)

1997-98 Scoreboard Autographed Collection #12 (Strongbox)

1998 Donruss Elite #109
1998 Fleer Tradition Update #U20
1998 Pinnacle Snapshots Mets #17
1998 Q Cards
(Blueline) Norfolk Tides #19

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1999 Fleer Tradition
Millennium

1999 Skybox Thunder

2000 Pacific Private Stock Gold

2000 Topps Subway Series Fan Fare

1999 Blueline Norfolk Tides #27
1999 Fleer Sports Illustrated #58
(2000; with Mike Kinkade and Masato Yoshii)
1999 Fleer Tradition #253
1999 Fleer Tradition Millennium #253
1999 Just Justifiable #220
1999 Just Justifiable
(autographed)
1999 Skybox Thunder #229

2000 Fleer Tradition Update #U134 (Mets Rookies; with Jim Mann)
2000 Newark Star-Ledger
2000 Pacific Crown Royale #91 (Rookie)
2000 Pacific Private Stock Gold #93
(94/99)
2000 Topps Subway Series #2
2000 Topps Subway Series Fan Fare #SSR7
(NYC subway token)
2000 Upper Deck Subway Series #NY23
2000 Upper Deck Ultimate Victory #75

2001 Fleer Triple Crown

2001 Topps Gold Label
Class 3

2001 Bowman Chrome #45
2001 Bowman Gold #61
2001 Bowman Heritage #321
2001
Bowman's Best Locker Room Collection #LRCJ-JP (game-worn jersey)
2001 Bowman's Best Rookie Fever #RF4
2001 Donruss #135
2001 Donruss Elite #135
2001 Fleer Focus #187
2001 Fleer Focus Big Innings #7
2001 Fleer Platinum #215
2001 Fleer Premium #102
2001 Fleer Tradition #215
2001 Fleer Triple Crown #53

2001 MLB Showdown 1st Edition #282
2001
Pacific Private Stock Game-Used Gear #118 (game-used bat)
2001 Playoff Absolute Memorabilia #135
2001 Topps #293
2001 Topps Chrome #229
2001 Topps Finest Finest Moments #FM6
(Topps All-Rookie)
2001 Topps Gallery #90
2001 Topps Gold Label Class 1 #45
2001 Topps Gold Label Class 3 #45
2001 Topps Limited Edition #293
2001 Topps Opening Day #92
2001 Topps Stars #126
2001 Upper Deck #417
2001 Upper Deck Evolution #77
2001 Upper Deck MVP #264
2001 Upper Deck Reserve #148
2001 Upper Deck SPx #74
2001
Upper Deck Subway Series #SS-JP (game-worn jersey)
2001 Upper Deck Victory #443
2001 Upper Deck Vintage #286
(Team Lineup; with eight teammates)
2001 Upper Deck Vintage #381
(Postseason Scrapbook)

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2002 Upper Deck Victory

2002 Upper Deck Vintage

2002 Topps Traded Chrome
Black Border Refractors

2002 Upper Deck Ovation

2002 Fleer #111
2002 Fleer #111
(gold back)
2002 Fleer Platinum #75
2002 Fleer Tradition #371
2002 Fleer Tradition Update #U269
2002 Fleer Ultra #189
2002 Fleer Ultra Gold Medallion #189
2002 Marc S. Levine Mets Photocards #44
(3 x 5)
2002 Topps #378
2002 Topps Heritage #256
2002 Topps Traded and Rookies Chrome #T89
2002 Topps Traded and Rookies Chrome Black Border Refractor #T89 (058/100)
2002 Upper Deck 40 Man #826
2002 Upper Deck MVP #238
2002 Upper Deck Ovation Rookie Update #129
2002 Upper Deck SP Authentic Rookie Update #181
2002 Upper Deck Victory #401
2002 Upper Deck Vintage #223

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2003 Donruss Elite Status

2003 Fleer Double Header

2003 Topps Chrome
Gold Refractor

2004 Upper Deck Vintage

2003 Donruss #341
2003 Donruss Diamond Kings #98
2003 Donruss Diamond Kings Bronze #98
2003 Donruss Elite #104
2003 Donruss Elite Status #104
(02/27)
2003 Fleer Double Header #164
2003 Fleer Tradition #174
2003 Leaf #159
2003 Playoff Prestige #116
2003 Topps #476
2003 Topps Chrome Gold Refractor #305
(448/449)
2003 Upper Deck 40 Man #752
2003 Upper Deck Game Face #40
2003
Upper Deck Leading Swatches #LS-JP (game-worn jersey)
2003 Upper Deck MVP #67
2003 Upper Deck Sweet Spot #45
2003 Upper Deck Vintage #182

 

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2004 Donruss Studio Proofs

2004 Playoff Absolute Memorabilia

2004 Donruss Classics #98
2004 Donruss Studio #160
2004 Donruss Studio Proofs Silver #160
(077/100)
2004
Donruss Throwback Threads Player Threads #PT-29 (game-worn jersey patch; 16/25)
2004 Donruss Throwback Threads Signature Marks #163
(autographed; 07/50)
2004 Donruss World Series #WS-146
2004 Fleer Authentix #43
2004 Fleer Platinum #106
2004 Fleer Tradition #277
2004 Leaf Certified Materials #90
2004 Leaf Second Edition #128
2004 Playoff Absolute Memorabilia #165
(0430/1349)
2004 Playoff Absolute Memorabilia Retail #165
2004 Playoff Prestige #65
2004 Topps #23
2004 Topps Opening Day #12
2004 Upper Deck #258
2004 Upper Deck First Pitch #258
2004 Upper Deck Vintage #122

2005 Topps Heritage

2005 Donruss #170
2005 Donruss Champions #34
2005 Donruss Diamond Kings #186
2005
Donruss Prime Patches Major League Materials #MLM-4 (game-worn jersey; 159/500)
2005 Donruss Studio #49
2005 Leaf #164
2005 MLB Showdown #279
2005 MLB Showdown Trading Deadline #096
2005 Topps #616
2005 Topps Cracker Jack #99
2005 Topps Heritage #44
2005 Topps Rookie Cup Orange #121
(455/499)

 

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2006 Children's Hospital A's

2006 Fleer

2007 Fleer

2006 Children's Hospital Oakland Athletics #07
2006 Fleer #36
2006 Topps #466
2006 Upper Deck Special F/X Green #330
(32/99)
2006 Upper Deck Special F/X Purple #330 (005/150)

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2007 Topps Allen & Ginter's

2008 Topps

2009 Upper Deck

2007 Fleer #117
2007 Topps #31
2007 Topps #31
(red letters)
2007 Topps Allen & Ginter's #25
2007 Topps Allen & Ginter's Mini #25
2007 Topps Allen & Ginter's Mini #25 (Allen & Ginter back)
2007 Topps Opening Day #212

2007 Upper Deck #184, #568

2007 Upper Deck First Edition #130

2008 Topps #438
2008 Topps All-Star Rookie Team 50th Anniversary #AR100
2008 Topps Heritage #294
2008 Upper Deck #423

2009 SecureHorizons by UnitedHealthcare All-Time Norfolk/Tidewater Tides (blue deck, four of clubs)
2009 Topps #189
2009 Topps Heritage #232
2009 Upper Deck #39

Other Jay Payton memorabilia in my collection:

2003 Colorado Rockies game-worn jersey

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