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Lynn JonesTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1971-1986 MLB Years: 1979-1986
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Drafted
World Series Champion

PositionsOF-595, DH-28, P-11, 2B-2Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLynn Morris Jones
Height5-9Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 1,1953 [65.232]PlaceMeadville,Pennsylvania
CollegeThiel College (Greenville,PA)

DraftedSelected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 10th round (239th overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 13,1979 [26.102]
OrganizationsCIN [5] DET [5] KCA [3] Awards0
TBC Player ID13455Retrosheet IDjonel001MLBAM ID116707
RelationshipsBrother of Darryl Jones
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed48Power35Contact82XBH37RBIs41Runs44Hitting56Durability38Team.510Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974SeattleNwstA--21762825374152237000000000.262.262.351.6139919282.257.089.089.2780.000.000.000.71141.0025.68
1975EugeneNwstA--226221153711331363000000000.336.336.611.94712929211.293.275.275.4230.000.000.006.1616.2340.85
1975Three RiversEastAA-2253141122931114000000000.206.206.262.468375141.200.056.057.2120.000.000.000.71141.0017.24
1975Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         115352651001641477000000000.284.284.472.75616634352.254.188.188.3390.000.000.003.9825.1434.00
1976Three RiversEastAA-2313141841105170236000000000.251.251.306.55712819418.248.055.055.2560.000.000.000.48209.0018.10
1977Trois-Rivieres AiglesEastAAcin-24943244987142532158313777200.269.343.370.71312021371.289.101.219.3258.369.971.191.3564.8024.14
1978Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-of2512648281158284962209394281200.328.386.459.84522141532.344.131.234.3837.337.891.081.6953.5625.95
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet35of269521333638042696172211105.296.349.390.7398312233.314.094.188.3357.309.441.291.7253.2519.05
1980Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-273412110334001122141822000.273.358.306.664374139.320.033.149.31410.0712.951.290.000.0012.12
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet35of27305591422061010500103.255.364.364.72820466.275.109.309.33415.157.580.500.000.0028.57
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet35of287117419455021912181012216.259.328.322.650567197.262.063.161.3029.145.080.561.0287.0015.56
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet35of29581391531310140271403102.223.259.259.518364150.246.036.072.2374.679.332.000.000.0012.90
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet35of3049649171206103603001.266.299.344.64322370.293.078.141.2894.298.572.000.000.0017.65
1984Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of-p3117638166013028810000.254.347.397.74425772.278.143.238.34011.1111.111.001.3963.0043.75
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35of3147103113160110134910104.301.330.388.718407109.319.087.107.3243.678.262.250.92103.0022.58
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35of32110152123270090181534206.211.261.257.518397169.230.046.092.2384.738.881.880.000.0021.88
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35of336747162001006501002.128.226.170.3968254.143.042.170.19611.119.260.830.000.0033.33
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter527947109239345791131473866148129.252.308.321.629304461048.269.069.145.0006.978.211.180.67135.2919.25
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter593204230757310012332583721921051810400.281.317.390.7077961452166.283.109.162.0004.254.851.141.5261.8825.31
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17766699207384107622136168113200.311.377.425.80228352743.334.114.219.0008.219.151.111.3566.6025.12
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter278883102221343882158313777200.250.281.323.60428545930.254.073.116.0003.333.981.190.86110.3820.36
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13849310614528515100000000000.294.294.462.75622848493.272.168.168.0000.000.000.003.0432.8733.10
Detroit Tigers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3036458517019567112105557295117.264.321.336.65721730716.279.072.161.0007.687.961.040.84107.5017.65
Kansas City Royals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2243022469150120141829453012.228.278.288.5668716332.247.060.109.0005.428.731.610.30302.0023.19
Average MLB - Per 162 games162291347310222844222624209.252.308.321.6299314322.269.069.145.0006.978.211.180.67135.2919.25
Average Minor - Per 162 games16255884157273970106252953100.281.317.390.70721740592.283.109.162.0004.254.851.141.5261.8825.31

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1984Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ST31453.4411110510073.0653928827383001.257.980.983.314.661.41.444-
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter453.4411110510073.0653928827383001.257.980.983.314.661.41.444-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter453.4411110510073.0653928827383001.257.980.983.314.661.41.444-
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12153.443333015300220.01951178424811149001.257.980.983.314.661.41.444-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin25OF124--2451133259256.9882.06------12698.491.9
1978Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin252B1--13--441.0004.00------1260.80.7
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet26OF84--142331148145.9801.73------9588.452.2
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet26DH6---------------956.33.7
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet27OF17--31---31311.0001.82------3056.710.5
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet27DH6---------------3020.03.7
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet28OF60--855129190.9891.50------7184.555.0
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet28DH4---------------715.63.7
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet29OF56--863-289891.0001.59------5896.634.6
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet29DH1---------------581.70.6
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet30OF31--2821-3130.9680.97------4963.319.1
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet30DH6---------------4912.23.7
1984Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca31OF16--38---38381.0002.38------1794.110.4
1984Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca31P11--392-1412.8571.09------1764.77.1
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31OF45--51-2-5351.9621.13------4795.727.8
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32OF100--115221119117.9831.17------11090.961.7
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32DH2---------------1101.81.2
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33OF62--34-1-3534.9710.55------6792.538.3
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33DH3---------------674.51.9
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca332B1---------------671.50.6
MLB Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF455--57215106597587.9831.29------4550.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH28---------------280.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF140--2831133297294.9902.10------1400.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P11--392-1412.8571.09------110.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--13--441.0004.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin25---1-----124-
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet26---------846
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet27---------176
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet28---------604
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet29---------561
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet30---------316
1984Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca3111--------16-
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31---------45-
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32---------1002
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33---1-----623

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB3135110000000000000.200.200.200.400105.200.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1985Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB3263021100000000000.667.6671.6672.334523.6671.0001.0000.000.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs35110000000000000.200.200.200.400105.200.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs63021100000000000.667.6671.6672.334523.6671.0001.0000.000.000.000.000.00100.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca38First Base Coach1628280.50613.06John Wathan,Hal McRae,Bob Schaefer
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca39First Base Coach1627290.44424.05Hal McRae
1993Elmira PioneersNYPLA-Minorflo40Manager753144.41313.53 
1994Kane County CougarsMidwAMinorflo41Manager1397168.51118.06 
1995Kane County CougarsMidwAMinorflo42Manager1386969.50018.53 Lost in 1st Round
1996Kane County CougarsMidwAMinorflo43Manager1536588.42522.55 
1997Kane County CougarsMidwAMinorflo44Manager1387068.5075.52 Lost in Semi-Finals
1998Portland Sea DogsEastAAMinorflo45Manager1416675.46816.54 
1999Calgary CannonsPCLAAAMinorflo46Manager1395782.41025.54 
2000Calgary CannonsPCLAAAMinorflo47Manager1426082.42329.54 
2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo48Third Base Coach1627686.46912.04Tony Perez,John Boles
2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo48First Base Coach1627686.46912.04Tony Perez,John Boles
2002Macon BravesSALAMinoratl49Manager1406674.47113.55 
2003Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-Minorbos50Manager743935.5275.52 
2003Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos50Minor League OF/Baserunning instructor1629567.5866.02Grady LittleLost ALCS (Yankees)
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos51First Base Coach1629864.6053.02Terry FranconaWon World Series (Cardinals)
2005Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos52First Base Coach1629567.586--1Terry FranconaLost ALDS (Red Sox)
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin53Minor League OF/Baserunning instructor1628082.4943.53Jerry Narron
2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin54Minor League OF/Baserunning instructor1627290.44413.05Jerry Narron,Pete Mackanin
2009Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl56Minor League OF/Baserunning instructor1628676.5317.03Bobby Cox
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-12-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1985-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1983-12-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1983-12-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll32202,500-4011734370,78060,000202,500
1986Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll33185,000-4271840386,34760,000387,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red