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Lenny DykstraTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1981-1996 MLB Years: 1985-1996
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World Series Champion

PositionsOF-1658, CF-39, SS-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLeonard Kyle Dykstra
Height5-10Weight185BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateFebruary 10,1963 [55.305]PlaceSanta Ana,California
High SchoolGarden Grove (Garden Grove,CA)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 13th round (315th overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsHarry Minor
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1984-NYN-#3 ... 1985-NYN-#5
MLB DebutMay 3,1985 [22.082]
OrganizationsNYN [9] PHI [8] Awards6Awards Voting3-312
TBC Player ID11010Retrosheet IDdyksl001MLBAM ID113686
RelationshipsFather of Cutter Dykstra, Father of Luke Dykstra
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed91Power53Contact85XBH54RBIs36Runs74Hitting77Durability65Team.525Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Shelby MetsSALAnyn-of1848157344172018155373104100.261.400.331.731529199.323.070.369.34918.5915.580.840.000.0021.95
1982Shelby MetsSALAnyn-of19120413951201373387711954024030.291.425.378.80315623514.316.087.477.37218.487.780.420.58137.6719.17
1983Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-of201365251321882414881105231073571190.358.472.503.97526446641.373.145.505.43416.695.460.331.2565.6324.47
1984Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-of211315011001382576525317734551160.275.372.389.76119538581.293.114.331.34612.567.750.621.0383.5027.54
1985Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-of2258229447186125266312011200.310.392.410.8029415264.333.100.323.36211.747.580.650.38229.0021.13
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn4of2283236406093119152302414204.254.338.331.6697813273.277.077.258.30810.998.790.800.37236.0021.67
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn4of2314743177127277845317585507214.295.377.445.82219242498.322.150.341.36711.6511.040.951.6153.8833.07
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn4of24132431861233731043277406744031.285.352.455.80719650479.319.170.309.3518.3513.991.682.0943.1040.65
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn4of2512642957116193833308304332223.270.321.385.70616530466.284.115.235.3176.449.231.431.7253.6325.86
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn4of26561592743121313131231524402.270.362.415.7776616192.276.145.365.35211.987.810.651.5653.0037.21
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4of269035239782034191711373811115.222.297.330.62711627392.238.108.230.2889.449.691.031.0288.0034.62
1989Totals for NL-NL         146511661213247323012605335517.237.318.356.67418243584.250.119.272.30910.279.080.881.2073.0035.54
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4of271495901061923539603358948723145.325.418.441.85926047691.341.116.314.38412.886.950.541.3065.5624.48
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4of28632464873135312244372010011.297.391.427.81810521284.314.130.362.37113.037.040.541.0682.0028.77
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4of298534553104180639305403230441.301.375.406.78114024392.315.105.293.35410.208.160.801.5357.5023.08
1993Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4of30161637143194446196637121296420598.305.420.482.90230769773.313.177.419.40016.698.280.502.4633.5335.57
1994Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-of3137121101001100000.286.375.7141.089528.333.428.571.44312.5012.501.000.000.00100.00
1994Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4of318431568862655241546844201113.273.404.435.83913736386.303.162.413.36717.6211.400.651.3063.0041.86
1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4of32622543767151218105332830221.264.353.354.7079018292.288.090.240.32211.309.590.850.68127.0026.87
1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4cf334013421356331331262521121.261.387.418.8055612164.299.157.366.35815.8515.240.961.8344.6734.29
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1278455980212982814381404285726405033125275039.285.375.419.79419084055282.304.134.321.00012.129.520.791.5356.2831.20
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter49618324065607837182152766234417215115180.306.418.418.8367661332207.329.112.417.00015.597.790.500.82101.7823.75
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter61236457397126266322111200.309.391.419.8109917272.333.110.331.00011.767.720.660.37236.0023.29
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1315011001382576525317734551160.275.372.389.76119538581.293.114.331.00012.567.750.621.0383.5027.54
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1365251321882414881105231073571190.358.472.503.97526446641.373.145.505.00016.695.460.331.2565.6324.47
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16857012916120935692161327128130.282.418.365.78320832713.318.083.447.00018.519.960.540.42190.0019.88
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter7342873515829177265125116947459299214174425.289.388.422.81012112543374.306.133.335.00013.608.860.651.5156.3330.64
New York Mets Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter5441686287469104173015311625181204102110614.278.350.413.7636971511908.300.135.297.0009.4910.691.131.5756.2032.20
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625781021653651051369816443365.285.375.419.79424251670.304.134.321.00012.129.520.791.5356.2831.20
Average Minor - Per 162 games162598133183251267090201125654260.306.418.418.83625043721.329.112.417.00015.597.790.500.82101.7823.75

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Shelby Mets SALAnyn18OF44--853439288.9572.00------4891.731.0
1981Shelby Mets SALAnyn18SS1--1---111.0001.00------482.10.7
1982Shelby Mets SALAnyn19OF115--23911141264250.9472.17------12095.882.1
1983Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn20OF131--268972284277.9752.11------13696.394.2
1984Jackson Mets TexAAnyn21OF125--256522263261.9922.09------13195.491.9
1985Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn22OF58--184451193188.9743.24------58100.041.7
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn22OF74--165612172171.9942.31------8389.245.7
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn23OF139--283832294291.9902.09------14794.685.8
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn24OF118--239431246243.9882.06------13289.472.8
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn25OF112--27031-274273.9962.44------12688.970.0
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26OF88--20892-219217.9912.47------9097.854.3
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn26OF51--12412-127125.9842.45------5691.131.5
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27OF149--439765452446.9872.99------149100.092.0
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28OF63--167342174170.9772.70------63100.038.9
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29OF85--253634262259.9893.05------85100.052.5
1993Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30OF160--469210-481471.9792.94------16199.498.8
1994Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi31OF3--2---221.0000.67------3100.02.1
1994Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31OF82--23544-243239.9842.91------8497.671.3
1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32OF61--153221157155.9872.54------6298.442.4
1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33CF39--1033-11061061.0002.72------4097.524.1
MLB Totals for OF - 11 season(s)-   OF1182--300555411731013060.9872.59------11820.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF39--1033-11061061.0002.72------390.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF61--186451195190.9743.11------610.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF125--256522263261.9922.09------1250.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF131--268972284277.9752.11------1310.00.0
A Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF159--32414184356338.9492.13------1590.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Shelby Mets SALAnyn18----1----44-
1982Shelby Mets SALAnyn19---------115-
1983Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn20---------131-
1984Jackson Mets TexAAnyn21---------125-
1985Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn22---------58-
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn22---------74-
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn23---------139-
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn24---------118-
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn25---------112-
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26---------88-
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn26---------51-
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27---------149-
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28---------63-
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29---------85-
1993Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30---------160-
1994Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi31---------3-
1994Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31---------82-
1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32---------61-
1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33-------39---

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB23623371113102400000.304.360.565.92513325.333.261.3918.0016.002.004.0023.0042.86
1986New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB23727480023002700000.296.345.519.86414229.333.223.2966.9024.143.506.9013.5025.00
1988New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB25714663013004000000.429.556.8571.41312418.385.428.71422.220.000.005.5614.0066.67
1993Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB30625571022005800000.280.400.560.96014330.333.280.48016.6726.671.606.6712.5042.86
1993Philadelphia PhilliesWorld SeriesMLB30623981048407400000.348.500.9131.41321530.267.5651.04323.3313.330.5713.335.7562.50
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs19621420514810111200000.323.425.6291.054391073.348.306.50015.0716.441.095.4815.5050.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs13501316106114091100000.320.424.7001.12435759.303.380.64015.2518.641.2210.178.3343.75

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1983Carolina League Most Valuable Player1
1986National League Player of the Week (July 7-July 13)1
1990National League Player of the Week (May 28-June 3)1
1993NL Silver Slugger Award (OF)1
1994National League Player of the Week (May 9-May 15) ... NL Player of the Month (May)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1989-06-18TradeTraded by Mets with Tom Edens and Roger McDowell to Phillies for Juan Samuel. 
* 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
1985New York MetsTeam Payroll2260,000-51627-370,78060,00060,000
1986New York MetsTeam Payroll2392,500-5162327386,34760,000152,500
1987New York MetsTeam Payroll24202,500-3311953344,90660,000355,000
1988New York MetsTeam Payroll25305,000-3141756392,10762,500660,000
1989New York MetsTeam Payroll26575,000-2241573++429,80262,5001,235,000
1989Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll26575,000-224873++429,80262,5001,235,000
1990Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll27700,000-226768++515,727100,0001,935,000
1991Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll282,216,666-86288++742,231100,0004,151,666
1992Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll292,316,667-128685++962,245109,0006,468,333
1993Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll303,066,667-89391++968,431109,0009,535,000
1994Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll312,650,000-142385++957,101109,00012,185,000
1995Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll326,200,000-12199++999,520109,00018,385,000
1996Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll336,200,000-12199++957,870109,00024,585,000
* 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