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Leon DurhamTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1976-1995 MLB Years: 1980-1989
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1st Round Draft Pick

Positions1B-808, OF-503Position when Drafted1B-PPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLeon Durham
Height6-2Weight210BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJuly 31,1957 [60.324]PlaceCincinnati,Ohio
High SchoolWoodward (Cincinnati,OH)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 1st round (15th overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutMay 27,1980 [22.300]
OrganizationsCHN [8] SLN [6] CAL [1] CIN [1] Awards2Awards Voting2-39
TBC Player ID10989Retrosheet IDdurhl001MLBAM ID113658
RelationshipsFather of Lance Durham
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed57Power88Contact41XBH79RBIs81Runs63Hitting71Durability61Team.504Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976GCL CardinalsGCLRk-1844156253535218000000000.224.224.346.5705410156.214.122.122.2580.000.000.001.2878.0028.57
1977Gastonia CardinalsWcarAsln-1963239458818344472213120300.368.419.519.93812425265.406.151.259.4137.9211.701.481.5159.7528.41
1977St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-196320926603602574283101200.287.368.359.727759240.333.072.220.33211.6712.921.110.000.0015.00
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12644871148219469146496221500.330.395.444.83919934505.372.114.241.3749.7012.281.270.79112.0022.97
1978Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-1b20102367721162151270138536140400.316.404.499.90318338428.349.183.341.40612.3814.251.152.8030.5832.76
1979Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-of21127449841393342388164656140200.310.400.555.95524960520.316.245.416.41912.5011.730.944.4219.5243.17
1980Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-1b2242128203355523103152700000.258.336.492.8286315143.292.234.406.36610.4918.881.803.5025.6045.45
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln10of2296303428215484285185513513.271.309.426.73512927330.302.155.224.3255.4516.673.062.4237.8832.93
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn10of2387328429514610352511275300066.290.344.460.80415130355.321.170.296.3597.6114.931.962.8232.8031.58
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn10of24148539841683372290281466772021411.312.388.521.90928162609.330.209.358.39510.8412.641.173.6124.5036.90
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn10of25100337588718812551266683303124.258.381.466.84715738409.306.208.421.36916.1420.291.262.9328.0843.68
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn101b261374738613230423961686986105118.279.369.505.87423957548.295.226.389.38112.5915.691.254.2020.5743.18
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn101b27153542581533222175766499001245.282.357.465.82225255607.312.183.303.35210.5416.311.553.4625.8135.95
1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn101b28141484661271872065876798105166.262.350.452.80221945557.288.190.331.34612.0317.591.463.5924.2035.43
1987Chicago CubsNLMLBchn101b2913143970120221276322519200296.273.348.513.86122550492.289.240.355.36410.3718.701.805.4916.2641.67
1988Chicago CubsNLMLBchn101b302473101661360192000020.219.305.452.757331082.260.233.342.32910.9824.392.223.6624.3362.50
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin101b30215141130120051200010.216.286.333.61917456.263.117.216.2768.9321.432.401.7951.0036.36
1988Totals for NL-NL         451241427914801143200030.218.297.403.7005014138.261.185.290.30710.1423.192.292.9031.0051.85
1989Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-1b31591783151100103000203840230.287.368.511.8799120204.311.224.337.3889.8018.631.904.9017.8039.22
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln161b312918211001012410100.056.182.111.2932122.067.055.111.1579.0918.182.000.000.00100.00
1990Salinas SpursCalifA+--1b323611420265182601192500120.228.336.500.8365714134.220.272.430.36514.1818.661.325.9714.2553.85
1993St. Paul SaintsNorthernInd-35652264466121115942455010455.292.406.500.90611324276.325.208.416.39516.3018.121.113.9920.5536.36
1994St. Paul SaintsNorthernInd-365216627402082631314210031.241.364.398.7626610198.276.157.355.33915.6621.211.354.0420.7525.00
1995Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcal-1b371855715102100051100001.273.333.400.73322360.310.127.218.3298.3318.332.203.3327.5020.00
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter10673587522992192401475301066144467993249649.277.356.475.83117053794067.303.198.335.00010.9216.701.533.6124.4038.21
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter554189533056399296633453222262851411451.297.374.484.8589181942150.319.187.323.00010.5113.261.263.0728.7134.46
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2468101422384994015126710513780431.294.379.525.90442598927.311.231.384.00011.3314.781.304.3120.2541.18
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter102367721162151270138536140400.316.404.499.90318338428.349.183.341.00012.3814.251.152.8030.5832.76
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9932346868785175475601320.266.357.409.76613223374.298.143.294.00012.5714.971.192.1440.3826.74
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter63239458818344472213120300.368.419.519.93812425265.406.151.259.0007.9211.701.481.5159.7528.41
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter44156253535218000000000.224.224.346.5705410156.214.122.122.0000.000.000.001.2878.0028.57
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11739271106141198573769220486.270.388.457.84517934474.305.187.390.00016.0319.411.214.0120.6332.08
Chicago Cubs Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter921321547489817336138485985541960870189446.279.362.484.84615573473659.306.205.349.00011.4516.621.453.7723.3038.64
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter125321448316484386205923613.259.301.408.70913128352.288.149.218.0005.6816.762.952.2740.1333.73
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter215141130120051200010.216.286.333.61917456.263.117.216.0008.9321.432.401.7951.0036.36
Average MLB - Per 162 games16254579151296228016967103104157.277.356.475.83125958617.303.198.335.00010.9216.701.533.6124.4038.21
Average Minor - Per 162 games162554961652981998156668340410.297.374.484.85826857629.319.187.323.00010.5113.261.263.0728.7134.46

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln201B102--93142896981973.9929.54------102100.077.3
1979Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln21OF98--143452152147.9671.50------12777.272.1
1979Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln211B30--16115113177176.9945.87------12723.622.1
1980Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln221B9--687257775.9748.33------4221.46.6
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22OF78--1361422152150.9871.92------9681.348.1
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln221B8--448165352.9816.50------968.34.9
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23OF83--159451168163.9701.96------8795.480.6
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn231B3--16--116161.0005.33------873.42.9
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24OF143--30111121324312.9632.18------14896.688.3
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn241B1--101--11111.00011.00------1480.70.6
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25OF95--16826-176170.9661.79------10095.058.6
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn251B6--352-237371.0006.17------1006.03.7
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn261B130--11629679612651258.9949.68------13794.980.7
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn271B151--1421107712115351528.99510.12------15398.793.8
1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn281B141--123180710113181311.9959.30------141100.088.1
1987Chicago CubsNLMLBchn291B123--104957119011171106.9908.99------13193.976.4
1988Chicago CubsNLMLBchn301B20--16715116183182.9959.10------2483.312.3
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin301B17--129618136135.9937.94------2181.010.6
1989Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln311B32--24023224265263.9928.22------5954.222.1
1989Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln31OF6--6---661.0001.00------5910.24.1
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln311B18--445275149.9612.72------2962.111.1
1990Salinas Spurs CalifA+-321B15--106629114112.9827.47------3641.710.7
1995Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcal371B2--5---551.0002.50------1811.11.4
MLB Totals for 1B - 10 season(s)-   1B618--53083773744857225685.9949.20------6180.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF399--76431254820795.9701.99------3990.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF104--149452158153.9681.47------1040.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B73--47445542524519.9907.11------730.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B102--93142896981973.9929.54------1020.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B15--106629114112.9827.47------150.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln20--102--------
1979Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln21--30------98-
1980Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln22--9--------
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22--8------78-
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23--3------83-
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24--1------143-
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25--6------95-
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26--130--------
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27--151--------
1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28--141--------
1987Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29--123--------
1988Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30--20--------
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30--17--------
1989Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln31--32------6-
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31--18--------
1990Salinas Spurs CalifA+-32--15--------
1995Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcal37--2--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB26520230024001400000.150.190.450.6409221.071.300.3504.7619.054.009.5210.0066.67
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs520230024001400000.150.190.450.6409221.071.300.3504.7619.054.009.5210.0066.67

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1996Lakeland TigersFSLA+Minordet38Hitting Coach1386177.44225.08Dave Anderson
1997Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAMinorana39Hitting Coach1437568.5244.53Bruce HinesLost in Semi-Finals
1998Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAMinorana40Hitting Coach1435390.37128.04Mitch Seoane
1999Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAMinorana41Hitting Coach1396574.46817.53Carney Lansford
2000Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAMinorana42Hitting Coach1416378.44726.03Garry Templeton
2001Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet43Hitting Coach1446579.45119.04Bruce Fields
2002Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet44Hitting Coach1448163.563--1Bruce FieldsLost in Semi-Finals
2003Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet45Hitting Coach1436578.45514.03Larry Parrish
2004Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet46Hitting Coach1436578.45514.54Larry Parrish
2005Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet47Hitting Coach1448955.618--1Larry ParrishLeague Champions
2006Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet48Hitting Coach1427666.535--2Larry ParrishLeague Champions
2007Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet49Hitting Coach1438261.573--1Mike RojasLost in Semi-Finals
2008Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet50Hitting Coach1447569.52113.02Larry Parrish
2009Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet51Hitting Coach1437370.51011.52Larry Parrish
2010Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet52Hitting Coach1437073.4909.04Larry Parrish
2011Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet53Hitting Coach1446777.46521.04Phil Nevin
2012Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet54Hitting Coach1446084.41729.03Phil Nevin
2014Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet56Hitting Coach1436974.4839.53Larry Parrish
2015Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet57Hitting Coach1446183.42422.04Larry Parrish
2016Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet58Hitting Coach1446876.47214.04Lloyd McClendon
2017Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet59Assistant Hitting Coach1626498.39538.05Brad Ausmus
2018Louisville BatsILAAAMinorcin60Hitting Coach000.000--0Pat Kelly
* 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

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1982NL Silver Slugger Award (OF)1
1984NL Player of the Month (May)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-02-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1988-11-08Released by Reds. 
1988-05-19TradeTraded by Cubs to Reds for Pat Perry and Cash. 
1980-12-09TradeTraded by Cardinals with Ty Waller and Ken Reitz to Cubs for Bruce Sutter. 
* 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
1985Chicago CubsTeam Payroll27800,000-81487++370,78060,000800,000
1986Chicago CubsTeam Payroll28983,333-65491++386,34760,0001,783,333
1987Chicago CubsTeam Payroll291,183,333-37295++344,90660,0002,966,666
1988Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll301,383,333-34196++392,10762,5004,349,999
1988Chicago CubsTeam Payroll301,383,333-34396++392,10762,5004,349,999
1989St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll31175,000-4271747429,80262,5004,524,999
* 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