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Jim LindemanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1983-1995 MLB Years: 1986-1994
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

Positions1B-449, 3B-369, OF-322, DH-10, SS-9Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames William Lindeman
Height6-1Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 10,1962 [56.137]PlaceEvanston,Illinois
High SchoolMaine West (Des Plaines,IL)
CollegeBradley University (Peoria,IL)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 1st round (24th overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsJim Belz
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1984-SLN-#6 ... 1985-SLN-#6 ... 1986-SLN-#5 ... 1987-SLN-#3
MLB DebutSeptember 3,1986 [24.236]
OrganizationsSLN [7] PHI [2] DET [1] HOU [1] NYN [1] TEX [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID14352Retrosheet IDlindj001MLBAM ID117781
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed34Power74Contact40XBH69RBIs71Runs60Hitting65Durability44Team.494Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1983Bradley UniversityMVCNCAA-1lf-rf2138125244764529121121000000.376.431.6081.0397615137.382.232.416.4558.767.300.833.6525.0031.91
1983St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-3b2170232456413183792275103220.276.349.444.79310322264.320.168.315.35210.2319.321.893.0329.0034.38
1984Springfield CardinalsMidwAsln-3b22943546996152186663478132120.271.360.477.83716935407.305.206.347.37411.5519.901.724.4219.6736.46
1984Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-3b224013714264301331103412100.190.248.263.511367151.250.073.161.2366.6222.523.400.000.0026.92
1984Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         134491831221951879945711544220.248.330.418.74820542558.289.170.295.33710.2220.612.023.2327.2834.43
1985Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-3b231284505412730610631113418262310.282.348.442.79019946502.324.160.247.3518.1716.332.001.9945.0036.22
1986Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-1b-3b2413950982128385209696399740420.251.308.464.77223663556.273.213.295.3367.0117.452.493.6025.4549.22
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln151b24195571410161121000102.255.276.327.60318258.289.072.109.2693.4517.245.001.7255.0014.29
1987Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-of2520781124314100081500010.308.372.526.89841886.339.218.321.3849.3017.441.884.6519.5033.33
1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln15of2575207204313082831115632404.208.253.386.6398021227.238.178.242.2764.8524.675.093.5225.8848.84
1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-of-1b2673261326618423020335920200.253.339.375.7149824298.317.122.257.32511.0719.801.790.67130.5036.36
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln15of261743391027002901001.209.244.372.61616346.219.163.209.2774.3519.574.504.3521.5033.33
1989Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-of272910918338152030141700020.303.382.532.9145814123.322.229.385.40311.3813.821.214.0721.8042.42
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln151b2773458510020031801102.111.163.133.2966150.179.022.089.1446.0036.006.000.000.0020.00
1990Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-1b281093744885172125023268361320.227.286.380.66614231410.259.153.219.2986.3420.243.192.9331.1736.47
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet33dh2812325710280021300000.219.265.438.70314334.294.219.281.3125.8838.246.505.8816.0042.86
1991Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-of-1b2911407111127005600000.275.356.500.85620445.281.225.350.38011.1113.331.204.4420.0036.36
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi19of29659513325001201131402111.337.413.389.802375111.390.052.179.36611.7112.611.080.000.0015.63
1992Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-of30155351601080071110010.302.393.340.73318161.381.038.170.33911.4818.031.570.000.006.25
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi19of30293961010160031100001.256.310.359.66914242.333.103.179.3077.1426.193.672.3839.0020.00
1993Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-1b3110139072141287128850416850740.362.422.562.98421947443.407.200.318.4269.2615.351.662.7132.5033.33
1993Houston AstrosNLMLBhou191b31923283000000700000.348.348.478.82611323.500.130.130.3630.0030.430.000.000.0037.50
1994Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-of3232123234511241811142730013.366.443.5851.0287217140.446.219.333.44310.0019.291.932.8630.7537.78
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn29of32521371837817200063510120.270.303.496.7996816145.313.226.270.3364.1424.145.834.8319.5743.24
1995Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-1b338329452741631236013354503411.252.334.449.78313231335.268.197.306.3409.8516.121.643.5824.5041.89
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter3516768216534121894342173468311.244.289.391.68026456736.294.147.210.0005.7123.514.122.8532.1933.94
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter94434045329362023910954251303456853610262214.275.346.453.79915433503821.314.178.286.0009.0317.931.992.8531.2337.39
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter612223135062314027733632211220437261191714.279.348.464.81210362402497.316.185.289.0008.8117.501.992.9230.5638.52
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16858768153349107614145111674410.261.325.400.72523553653.308.139.227.0007.8117.762.271.5358.7034.64
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter70232456413183792275103220.276.349.444.79310322264.320.168.315.00010.2319.321.893.0329.0034.38
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter943546996152186663478132120.271.360.477.83716935407.305.206.347.00011.5519.901.724.4219.6736.46
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter38125244764529121121000000.376.431.6081.0397615137.382.232.416.0008.767.300.833.6525.0031.91
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1843503871160114342189334609.203.244.343.58712027381.238.140.197.0004.7224.415.172.8931.8238.03
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter521371837817200063510120.270.303.496.7996816145.313.226.270.0004.1424.145.834.8319.5743.24
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9413419426011801162502112.313.384.381.765517153.376.068.179.00010.4616.341.560.65134.0016.67
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12325710280021300000.219.265.438.70314334.294.219.281.0005.8838.246.505.8816.0042.86
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter923283000000700000.348.348.478.82611323.500.130.130.0000.0030.430.000.000.0037.50
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623123876160104121198023415.244.289.391.68012226340.294.147.210.0005.7123.514.122.8532.1933.94
Average Minor - Per 162 games162584911613571993955911862442.275.346.453.79926560656.314.178.286.0009.0317.931.992.8531.2337.39

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1983St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln213B70--3698266160134.8381.91------70100.052.2
1984Springfield Cardinals MidwAsln223B93--681593013257227.8832.44------9498.966.9
1984Springfield Cardinals MidwAsln22SS9--1016-226261.0002.89------949.66.5
1984Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln223B40--2667689993.9392.33------40100.029.4
1985Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln233B121--742382424336312.9292.58------12894.590.3
1986Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln241B74--66647667719713.9929.64------13953.252.1
1986Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln243B39--346213810996.8812.46------13928.127.5
1986Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln24OF13--181--19191.0001.46------1399.49.2
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln241B17--1181018129128.9927.53------1989.510.6
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24OF1---------------195.30.6
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln243B1---------------195.30.6
1987Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln25OF14--141111615.9381.07------2070.010.0
1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25OF49--784238482.9761.67------7565.330.2
1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln251B20--11810110129128.9926.40------7526.712.3
1988Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln26OF46--783118281.9881.76------7363.032.4
1988Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln261B28--23020323253250.9888.93------7338.419.7
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26OF12--16-1-1716.9411.33------1770.67.4
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln261B3--202-222221.0007.33------1717.61.9
1989Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln27OF28--395114544.9781.57------2996.619.3
1989Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln271B5--13-111413.9292.60------2917.23.4
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln271B42--886179594.9892.24------7357.525.9
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27OF5--5---551.0001.00------736.83.1
1990Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet281B83--68044867732724.9898.72------10976.157.6
1990Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28OF21--241--25251.0001.19------10919.314.6
1990Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet283B5--58--13131.0002.60------1094.63.5
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet28DH10---------------1283.36.2
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet281B1--5---551.0005.00------128.30.6
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet28OF1---------------128.30.6
1991Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi29OF5--91--10101.0002.00------1145.53.5
1991Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi291B3--211222422.9177.33------1127.32.1
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29OF30--311--32321.0001.07------6546.218.5
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi291B1--4--1441.0004.00------651.50.6
1992Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi30OF8--9---991.0001.13------1553.35.6
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30OF9--6---661.0000.67------2931.05.6
1993Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou311B84--715451064770760.9879.05------10183.258.7
1993Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou31OF26--2822-3230.9381.15------10125.718.2
1993Houston AstrosNLMLBhou311B9--405-645451.0005.00------9100.05.6
1994Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn32OF20--305113635.9721.75------3262.514.1
1994Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn321B1--3---331.0003.00------323.10.7
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn32OF33--5413-5855.9481.67------5263.529.2
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn321B4--201142221.9555.25------527.73.5
1995Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex331B74--64048867696688.9899.30------8389.251.7
1995Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex33OF1--1---111.0001.00------831.20.7
MLB Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF140--190663202196.9701.40------1400.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 8 season(s)-   1B97--41334438451447.9914.61------970.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH10---------------100.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 8 season(s)-   1B352--29682053829132113173.9889.01------3520.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 10 season(s)-   OF182--2501964275269.9781.48------1820.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B44--3970138122109.8932.48------440.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B161--1003053032435405.9312.52------1610.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B70--3698266160134.8381.91------700.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B93--681593013257227.8832.44------930.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS9--1016-226261.0002.89------90.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1983St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln21-----70-----
1984Springfield Cardinals MidwAsln22----993-----
1984Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln22-----40-----
1985Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln23-----121-----
1986Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln24--74--39---13-
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24--17--1---1-
1987Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln25---------14-
1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25--20------49-
1988Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln26--28------46-
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26--3------12-
1989Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln27--5------28-
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27--42------5-
1990Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28--83--5---21-
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet28--1------110
1991Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi29--3------5-
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29--1------30-
1992Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi30---------8-
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30---------9-
1993Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou31--84------26-
1993Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31--9--------
1994Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn32--1------20-
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn32--4------33-
1995Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex33--74------1-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB25513140013000300000.308.308.538.8467113.333.230.2310.0023.080.007.6913.0025.00
1987St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB25615351002000300000.333.333.400.7336115.417.067.0670.0020.000.000.000.0020.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs513140013000300000.308.308.538.8467113.333.230.2310.0023.080.007.6913.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs615351002000300000.333.333.400.7336115.417.067.0670.0020.000.000.000.0020.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1993Triple A All-Star Team (1B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1993-12-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1993-10-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-02-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1992-10-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-01-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1990-10-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-12-06TradeTraded by Cardinals with Matt Kinzer to Tigers for Marcos Betances, Bill Henderson and Pat Austin. 
* 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
1986St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll2460,000-61433-386,34760,00060,000
1987St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll2562,500-5132820344,90660,000122,500
1988St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll2675,000-5522521392,10762,500197,500
1989St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll2762,500-69131-429,80262,500260,000
1990Detroit TigersTeam Payroll28100,000-64936-515,727100,000360,000
1991Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll29100,000-62036-742,231100,000460,000
1992Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll30260,000-4541644962,245109,000720,000
1993Houston AstrosTeam Payroll31109,000-75734-968,431109,000829,000
1994New York MetsTeam Payroll3250,000-85635-957,101109,000879,000
* 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