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Derek LeeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1987-2000 MLB Years: 1993-1993
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PositionsOF-1003, 1B-131, 3B-2Position when Draftedif-ofPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDerek Gerald Lee
Height6-1Weight200BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 28,1966 [51.298]PlaceChicago,Illinois
High SchoolSouth Lakes (Reston,VA)
CollegeUniversity of South Florida (Tampa,FL), State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 42nd round (1078th overall) of the 1988 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 8th round (209th overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 5th round (114th overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Philadelphia Phillies [Team Picks] in the 1st round (17th overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 9th round (208th overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1992-MLB-#10 ... 1996-MLB-#2
MLB DebutJune 27,1993 [26.334]
OrganizationsCHA [5] BAL [1] MIN [1] MON [1] NYN [1] OAK [1] SDN [1] TEX [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID14208Retrosheet IDlee-d001MLBAM ID117600
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed61Power70Contact67XBH70RBIs71Runs56Hitting69Durability73Team.521Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987South FloridaCollegeJrlf-rf20581994160174758105483000000.302.437.533.97010628247.327.231.497.42219.4312.150.632.8328.4346.67
1988Utica Blue SoxNYPLA-cha-of21762525186752475415504833450.341.450.433.88310914312.408.092.444.39716.0315.380.960.64126.0016.28
1989South Bend White SoxMidwAcha-of221254488912824711484526878394240.286.410.444.85419942550.329.158.395.38815.8215.090.952.0040.7332.81
1990Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-of23126411681052137751410719363550.255.369.372.74115331496.310.117.299.33914.3118.751.311.4158.7129.52
1991Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha28of2445154365010251697462360150.325.493.5131.0067917207.354.188.500.44722.2211.110.502.4230.8034.00
1991Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcha-of2487318549428564443356223120.296.368.472.84015039359.351.176.289.3739.7517.271.771.6753.0041.49
1991Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1324729014438711601310818583270.305.414.485.89922956566.352.180.358.40014.3115.021.051.9442.9138.89
1992Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcha24of2511538158104206750177566564270.273.373.412.78515733449.312.139.312.35412.4714.481.161.5654.4331.73
1993Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-of26106381791203071080165605144420.315.410.509.91919447453.340.194.381.40413.2511.260.852.2138.1039.17
1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin52of261533351004001400000.152.176.182.3586134.172.030.061.1652.9411.764.000.000.0020.00
1994Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-of27131463621393591375126668120697.300.385.499.88423157537.336.199.354.37912.2915.081.232.4235.6241.01
1995Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-of28112351568917018601164862725411.254.350.456.80616035413.257.202.353.35211.6215.011.294.3619.5039.33
1996Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-of29120409591233221362695069206713.301.375.484.85919847467.330.183.298.36910.7114.781.382.7831.4638.21
1996Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAoak-of29925351001016200012.200.355.240.5956131.217.040.240.28219.356.450.330.000.0020.00
1996Totals for AAA-AAA         1294346212833213636105671206815.295.373.470.84320448498.323.175.295.36411.2414.261.272.6133.3837.50
1997Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-1b3075231226816153541323500246.294.377.437.81410122265.326.143.294.35712.0813.211.091.8946.2032.35
1998Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-of31107364631031731857564961200012.283.371.495.86618038415.298.212.343.37811.8114.701.244.3420.2236.89
2000Schaumburg FlyersNorthernInd-331654581027017700002.148.246.278.52415361.133.130.241.24111.4811.481.003.2827.0037.50
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1533351004001400000.152.176.182.3586134.172.030.061.0002.9411.764.000.000.0020.00
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter123441887001214258501156501971026567354923385551.290.389.458.84719174234954.326.168.347.00013.2414.841.122.3236.4234.84
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter8622923456845196339046475444024882513263651.289.377.471.84813773193389.318.182.330.00011.8614.401.212.6632.4837.75
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter171565104155315129123171171161236100.274.406.411.81723248703.323.137.354.00016.6416.500.991.7147.0830.97
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1254488912824711484526878394240.286.410.444.85419942550.329.158.395.00015.8215.090.952.0040.7332.81
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter762525186752475415504833450.341.450.433.88310914312.408.092.444.00016.0315.380.960.64126.0016.28
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1654581027017700002.148.246.278.52415361.133.130.241.00011.4811.481.003.2827.0037.50
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter581994160174758105483000000.302.437.533.97010628247.327.231.497.00019.4312.150.632.8328.4346.67
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1533351004001400000.152.176.182.3586134.172.030.061.0002.9411.764.000.000.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162356325411004300114300000.152.176.182.3586511367.172.030.061.0002.9411.764.000.000.0020.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625509215934715852613869663577.290.389.458.84725256650.326.168.347.00013.2414.841.122.3236.4234.84

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1988Utica Blue Sox NYPLA-cha21OF70--129763142136.9581.94------7692.192.1
1988Utica Blue Sox NYPLA-cha213B2--131-54.8002.00------762.62.6
1989South Bend White Sox MidwAcha22OF114--187681201193.9601.69------12591.286.4
1990Birmingham Barons SouAAcha23OF119--18868-202194.9601.63------12694.482.6
1991Birmingham Barons SouAAcha24OF43--655127170.9861.63------4595.630.1
1991Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha24OF83--16187-176169.9602.04------8795.461.5
1991Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha241B2--1---111.0000.50------872.31.5
1992Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha25OF96--188634197194.9852.02------11583.567.6
1993Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin26OF102--1881064204198.9711.94------10696.271.3
1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26OF13--15---15151.0001.15------1586.78.0
1994Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon27OF113--22986-243237.9752.10------13186.379.6
1995Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn28OF65--868419894.9591.45------11258.045.8
1996Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex29OF86--133761146140.9591.63------12071.759.7
1996Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak29OF9--11-2-1311.8461.22------9100.06.3
1996Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex291B5--243--27271.0005.40------1204.23.5
1997Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn301B124--1069111910811891180.9929.52------75165.387.9
1997Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn30OF37--468-254541.0001.46------7549.326.2
1998Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal31OF53--9013-9491.9681.72------10749.536.8
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF13--15---15151.0001.15------130.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF644--113256371212251188.9701.84------6440.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B131--1094114910812171208.9939.22------1310.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF162--2531192273264.9671.63------1620.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF114--187681201193.9601.69------1140.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF70--129763142136.9581.94------700.00.0
A- Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2--131-54.8002.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1988Utica Blue Sox NYPLA-cha21-----2---70-
1989South Bend White Sox MidwAcha22---------114-
1990Birmingham Barons SouAAcha23---------119-
1991Birmingham Barons SouAAcha24---------43-
1991Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha24--2------83-
1992Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha25---------96-
1993Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin26---------102-
1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26---------13-
1994Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon27---------113-
1995Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn28---------65-
1996Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex29--5------86-
1996Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak29---------9-
1997Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn30--124------37-
1998Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal31---------53-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1994-01-24TradeTraded by Twins to Expos for Joe Norris. 
1992-10-05Claimed on waivers by Twins from White Sox. 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1993Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll26109,000-75737-968,431109,000109,000
* 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