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Steve LakeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1975-1993 MLB Years: 1983-1993
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PositionsC-924, OF-5, 1B-4Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSteven Michael Lake
Height6-1Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 14,1957 [61.074]PlaceInglewood,California
High SchoolLennox (Lennox,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (71st overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 9,1983 [26.026]
OrganizationsCHN [5] BAL [4] PHI [4] MIL [3] SLN [3] CAL [1] HOU [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID14042Retrosheet IDlakes001MLBAM ID117418
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed26Power39Contact63XBH38RBIs48Runs32Hitting48Durability36Team.485Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1975BluefieldAppRk-1849162174512032430122100000.278.328.407.7356615174.304.129.222.3376.9012.071.751.7254.0033.33
1976MiamiFSLA+-19110100010000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.9260.000.000.000.000.000.00
1977Miami OriolesFSLA+bal-2079232255510122421536012100.237.252.315.5677313250.272.078.103.2522.0014.407.200.80116.0023.64
1978Miami OriolesFSLA+bal-c216922319571002262193013300.256.284.327.6117312239.284.071.117.2783.7712.553.330.84111.5021.05
1979Stockton PortsCalifA+mil-c2294329369312364024104135500.283.305.392.69712921352.303.109.134.3102.8411.654.101.7054.8322.58
1980Holyoke MillersEastAAmil7c2310232526849224436132709400.258.284.317.60110313351.273.059.089.2723.707.692.080.57162.5015.48
1981Redwood PioneersCalifA+cal-244091617110114681212100.187.257.220.477202103.213.033.099.2297.7711.651.500.000.0011.76
1981Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAmil-c2410934827801412382054104400.230.238.293.53110217361.252.063.083.2411.3911.368.200.55174.0021.25
1981Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         149439339715224966135316500.221.242.278.52012219464.244.057.087.2382.8011.424.080.43219.5019.59
1982Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou11c251123784210015434552172817520.265.294.349.64313222408.276.084.138.2864.176.861.650.74126.0022.00
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn16c2638859224117002610024.259.284.365.64931688.269.106.129.2812.276.823.001.1485.0027.27
1984Midland CubsTexAAchn-c27925240001000510000.160.192.160.3524026.200.000.000.1680.0019.230.000.000.000.00
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn16c2725544124027000711100.222.232.407.63922657.217.185.185.2800.0012.280.003.5127.0050.00
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn16c2858119518201111032114113.151.177.193.370233128.173.042.076.1652.3416.417.000.78119.0016.67
1986Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-c293398524600130022021000.245.275.306.581306103.308.061.082.2631.9419.4210.000.000.0025.00
1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn16,29c291019481004001201011.421.450.474.9249121.471.053.105.4004.769.522.000.000.0012.50
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25c29264941210210002500002.245.275.388.66319351.238.143.184.2943.929.802.503.9224.5025.00
1986Totals for NL-NL         366882020214003701013.294.324.412.73628472.305.118.162.3234.179.722.332.7834.0020.00
1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25c307417919457221900101805142.251.289.346.6356211195.269.095.151.2725.139.231.801.0389.5024.44
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25c31365451530140031520000.278.339.389.72821459.368.111.167.3325.0825.425.001.6954.0026.67
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25c32581559395121400122001146.252.304.335.639528169.276.083.161.2837.1011.831.671.1877.5020.51
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25c33298042020060031210011.250.286.275.56122284.294.025.063.2543.5714.294.000.000.0010.00
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25c34581581236411110022604015.228.238.285.523456164.267.057.070.2321.2215.8513.000.61158.0016.67
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30c3520533132012001800101.245.255.340.59518355.267.095.113.2661.8214.558.001.8253.0023.08
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn10c36441201127605130041902038.225.250.400.6504811126.229.175.208.2743.1715.084.753.9724.0040.74
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter47611258926741518108104315961851733.237.268.331.599372641197.261.094.132.0003.5913.283.701.5062.5023.97
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter69722122055608912202672320812619432320.253.280.331.6117331212368.276.078.116.0003.4211.023.220.84110.6021.61
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter25482474204355596722489312920.248.269.320.58926445872.269.072.108.0002.7510.213.710.57164.8022.06
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11135028889224536133219400.251.277.306.58310713377.269.055.083.0003.458.492.460.53175.0014.77
A+ Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter28387686223335101021012321195221000.255.282.338.62029648945.281.083.118.0003.3912.593.721.0687.6021.52
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter49162174512032430122100000.278.328.407.7356615174.304.129.222.0006.9012.071.751.7254.0033.33
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter16544628108132433001866152613.242.272.307.57913719472.275.065.105.0003.8113.983.670.85111.5017.59
Chicago Cubs Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1753973387171942101055382716.219.243.335.57813327420.233.116.144.0002.3813.105.502.1444.1131.03
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter136282287211253300153825144.255.297.362.65910218305.279.107.160.0004.9212.462.531.6456.4025.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623833091142637001554262611.237.268.331.59912722407.261.094.132.0003.5913.283.701.5062.5023.97
Average Minor - Per 162 games16251448130213562551961210500.253.280.331.61117028550.276.078.116.0003.4211.023.220.84110.6021.61

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Miami Orioles FSLA+bal21C65--300496-355349.9835.37-----126994.246.1
1978Miami Orioles FSLA+bal211B4--274223331.9397.75------695.82.8
1979Stockton Ports CalifA+mil22C83--5047387585577.9866.95-----129488.358.9
1979Stockton Ports CalifA+mil22OF5--101--11111.0002.20------945.33.5
1980Holyoke Millers EastAAmil23C94--4451071013562552.9825.87------10292.267.6
1981Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAmil24C105--50210278611604.9895.75-----1610996.379.5
1982Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou25C112--50491123607595.9805.31-----9112100.078.9
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26C32--11522-31371371.0004.28-211755.323884.219.8
1984Midland Cubs TexAAchn27C9--467--53531.0005.89-----19100.06.6
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27C24--72134-8985.9553.54-91047.4-2596.014.9
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28C55--1822511208207.9953.76-162044.435894.834.2
1986Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn29C32--140212-163161.9885.03-----23397.022.5
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29C26--756218381.9763.12------26100.016.1
1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29C10--303-233331.0003.30-8372.7-10100.06.3
1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30C59--2532112275274.9964.64-----17479.736.4
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31C19--518116059.9833.11-----13652.811.7
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32C55--2623333298295.9905.36-272650.9-5894.834.0
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33C28--1151911135134.9934.79-71138.922996.617.3
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34C58--2772521304302.9935.21-341668.0558100.035.8
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35C17--718218179.9754.65-14477.8-2085.010.5
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36C41--1682731198195.9854.76-101245.524493.225.3
MLB Totals for C - 11 season(s)-   C424--1671210201719011881.9894.44-14611955.1164240.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C249--1146214211113811360.9855.46-----272490.00.0
AA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C103--4911141013615605.9845.87-----11030.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C148--804122147940926.9856.26-----241480.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF5--101--11111.0002.20------50.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B4--274223331.9397.75------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Miami Orioles FSLA+bal21-654--------
1979Stockton Ports CalifA+mil22-83-------5-
1980Holyoke Millers EastAAmil23-94---------
1981Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAmil24-105---------
1982Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou25-112---------
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26-32---------
1984Midland Cubs TexAAchn27-9---------
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27-24---------
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28-55---------
1986Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn29-32---------
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29-26---------
1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29-10---------
1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30-59---------
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31-19---------
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32-55---------
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33-28---------
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34-58---------
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35-17---------
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36-41---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB27110110000000000001.0001.0002.0003.0002111.0001.0001.0000.000.000.000.000.00100.00
1987St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB3033010001000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs110110000000000001.0001.0002.0003.0002111.0001.0001.0000.000.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs33010001000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1993-11-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1993-10-12Released by Cubs. 
1992-12-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1992-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-04-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1992-04-02Released by Giants. 
1992-01-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1991-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-12-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-12-16TradeTraded by Cardinals with Curt Ford to Phillies for Milt Thompson. 
1986-07-24ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1986-07-15Released by Cubs. 
1983-04-01TradeTraded by Brewers to Cubs for Rich Buonantony and Cash. 
1978-12-21Purchased by Brewers from Orioles. 
* 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 Payroll2860,000-51635-370,78060,00060,000
1986St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll2960,000-61432-386,34760,000120,000
1986Chicago CubsTeam Payroll2960,000-61436-386,34760,000120,000
1987St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll3095,000-4282139344,90660,000215,000
1988St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll31240,000-3501850392,10762,500455,000
1989Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll32280,000-3561556429,80262,500735,000
1990Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll33340,000-3681548515,727100,0001,075,000
1991Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll34390,000-3641549742,231100,0001,465,000
1992Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll35109,000-68041-962,245109,0001,574,000
1993Chicago CubsTeam Payroll36275,000-4611849968,431109,0001,849,000
* 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