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Charlie LeaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-1988 MLB Years: 1980-1988
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Drafted

PositionsP-212Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameCharles William Lea
Height6-4Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 25,1956PlaceOrleans,France
Death DateNovember 11,2011 [54.321]
High SchoolKingsbury (Memphis,TN)
CollegeUniversity of Memphis (Memphis,TN), University of Mississippi (Oxford,MS), Southwest Tennessee Community College (Somerville,TN)

DraftedSelected by the Montreal Expos [Team Picks] in the 9th round (217th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 4th round (61st overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (37th overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 15th round (342nd overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutJune 12,1980 [23.169]
OrganizationsMON [8] MIN [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID14183Retrosheet IDlea-c001MLBAM ID117578
RelationshipsFather of Matt Lea
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Player Notes:   Threw a no-hitter on May 10,1981 against the San Francisco Giants ... Opening day starter for Montreal Expos in 1984
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts51Walks49Hittable65SO/BB50vsPower65Hitting15Durability66Team.562Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1978MemphisMetroNCAA-1S/R21923.7820128700597.2825241059790001.447.56--5.447.281.34.818-
1978Memphis ChicksSouAAmon-ST21333.5712120210068.0573427132372001.317.540.134.244.901.16.500-
1979Memphis ChicksSouAAmon-ST22884.39242403100162.016188791171819001.438.940.613.944.501.14.500-
1980Memphis ChicksSouAAmon-ST23900.84990730075.034107021542000.734.08--2.526.482.571.000-
1980Denver BearsAmerAAAmon-ST23001.50220000012.08221593001.086.000.753.756.751.80--
1980Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0900.9311110730087.042129126635000.784.340.102.696.522.421.000-
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon53ST23753.72211920010104.01035143555562001.528.910.434.764.851.02.5833.89
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon53S/R24544.6216115222064.0633433426314001.388.810.563.644.341.19.5563.66
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon53ST2512103.24272704200177.2145706416561158101.137.350.812.845.832.05.5453.54
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon53ST2616113.12333308400222.0195877715841378301.267.910.613.415.551.63.5933.53
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon53ST2715102.89303008000224.0198827219681236001.197.940.762.734.931.81.6003.68
1987West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-ST30263.6819172000071.0703329627545001.378.870.763.426.852.00.250-
1987Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-ST30124.44550000024.0231312215190001.568.510.745.557.031.27.333-
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0383.8724222000095.0934641842735001.428.780.763.976.891.74.273-
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon53ST300136.0011000001.04441212006.0036.009.0018.009.000.50.00019.87
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin53ST31774.85242310000130.015679701950726401.5810.801.323.464.981.44.5004.72
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter62483.54152144822830922.08644073637934153536801.318.420.773.325.211.57.5641.06
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter23193.417169212500412.03531801562117125421001.277.700.463.735.541.49.548-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter123.47770000036.0311514320283001.407.680.744.956.941.40.333-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter20113.334545012500305.02521321131212417213001.237.440.353.665.081.39.645-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter263.6819172000071.0703329627545001.378.870.763.426.852.00.250-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter923.7820128700597.2825241059790001.447.56--5.447.281.34.818-
Montreal Expos Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter55413.32128121722830792.07083282936029146330401.268.030.683.305.251.59.573-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter774.85242310000130.015679701950726401.5810.801.323.464.981.44.500-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings15113.54363425210220.0206978619811279201.318.420.773.325.211.57.5771.06
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12103.41383716300220.01889683119113611001.277.700.463.735.541.49.545-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Memphis ChicksSouAAmon-p22245010001001100000.200.333.200.533106.250.000.200.27016.6716.671.000.000.000.00
1980Denver BearsAmerAAAmon-2322000000000001000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon53p2321371301010011100101.081.103.135.2385139.111.054.081.1072.5628.2111.000.000.0033.33
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon53p241615120000001704000.133.188.133.3212020.250.000.067.1595.0035.007.000.000.000.00
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon53p2527650810020052201004.123.186.138.3249171.186.015.092.1597.0430.994.400.000.0012.50
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon53p26337068100300229012003.114.139.129.2689184.195.015.043.1262.3834.5214.500.000.0012.50
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon53p27307238000000124012002.111.123.111.2348085.167.000.014.1091.1828.2424.000.000.000.00
1987West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-p30195010000000000000.200.200.200.400105.200.000.000.1790.000.000.000.000.000.00
1987Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-p3052000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         247010000000100000.143.143.143.286107.167.000.000.1280.0014.290.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter127259112921060010930291010.112.144.127.271333299.174.015.054.0003.3431.109.300.000.0010.34
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter5014020001001201000.143.200.143.3432016.167.000.071.0006.2512.502.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter74000000000101000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter245010001001100000.200.333.200.533106.250.000.200.00016.6716.671.000.000.000.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter195010000000000000.200.200.200.400105.200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter127259112921060010930291010.112.144.127.271333299.174.015.054.0003.3431.109.300.000.0010.34
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623301437310800131190371013.112.144.127.271424381.174.015.054.0003.3431.109.300.000.0010.34
Average Minor - Per 162 games16245060003003603000.143.200.143.3436052.167.000.071.0006.2512.502.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Memphis Chicks SouAAmon21P12--621-327271.0002.25------12100.08.3
1979Memphis Chicks SouAAmon22P24--1719213836.9471.50------24100.016.7
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23P21-104410--14141.0000.670.13-----21100.013.0
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24P16-6458-213131.0000.810.20-----16100.014.8
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25P27-177622112928.9661.040.16-----27100.016.7
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26P33-22219272-4846.9581.390.21-----33100.020.4
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27P30-2241933115352.9811.730.23-----30100.018.6
1987West Palm Beach Expos FSLA+mon30P19--282-1210.8330.53------19100.013.8
1987Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon30P5--54-2991.0001.80------5100.03.6
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon30P1-1-------------1100.00.6
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31P24-1301212-124241.0001.000.18-----24100.014.8
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P152-9226511245181177.9781.160.19-----1520.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5--54-2991.0001.80------50.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P36--2340246563.9691.75------360.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P19--282-1210.8330.53------190.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Memphis Chicks SouAAmon2112----------
1979Memphis Chicks SouAAmon2224----------
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2321----------
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2416----------
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2527----------
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2633----------
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2730----------
1987West Palm Beach Expos FSLA+mon3019----------
1987Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon305----------
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon301----------
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3124----------

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1981National League Pitcher of the Month (May) ... National League Player of the Week (May 4-May 10)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-02-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Twins. 
1987-11-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-02-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1987Montreal ExposTeam Payroll3060,000-59531-344,90660,00060,000
1988Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll3162,500-60433-392,10762,500122,500
* 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