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Fred LynnTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1971-1990 MLB Years: 1974-1990
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PositionsOF-1825, DH-70Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameFrederic Michael Lynn
Height6-1Weight190BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateFebruary 3,1952 [66.139]PlaceChicago,Illinois
High SchoolEl Monte (El Monte,CA)
CollegeUSC (Los Angeles,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (41st overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (60th overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsJoe Stephenson
MLB DebutSeptember 5,1974 [22.215]
OrganizationsBOS [8] BAL [4] CAL [4] DET [2] SDN [1] Awards16Awards Voting5-517
TBC Player ID14566Retrosheet IDlynnf001MLBAM ID118040
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on May 13, 1980 ... Elected to Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame in 2002
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed49Power86Contact54XBH79RBIs79Runs55Hitting72Durability64Team.519Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971USCCollegeFrof194211325394473000182800000.345.435.6371.0727215131.410.292.451.47413.7421.371.565.3416.1438.46
1972USCPac8NCAA-1of20561875461137144650472700000.326.462.6951.15713034234.322.369.647.50720.0911.540.575.9813.3655.74
1973BristolEastAA-2153162264294636000000000.259.259.475.7347719162.231.216.216.3240.000.000.003.7027.0045.24
1974PawtucketILAAA822124415651171922168000000000.282.282.489.77120342415.244.207.207.3470.000.000.005.0619.7635.90
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos19of22154351822210006610120.419.490.6981.18830651.444.279.419.51211.7611.761.003.9221.5033.33
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos19of231455281031754772110510562903661011.331.401.566.96729975605.364.235.362.42710.2514.881.453.4725.1442.86
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos19of241325077615932810651494867101029.314.367.467.83423750566.339.153.258.3798.4811.841.401.7750.7031.45
1977Boston Red SoxALMLBbos16of25129497811292951876235163358214.260.327.447.77422252564.262.187.288.3399.0411.171.243.1927.6140.31
1978Boston Red SoxALMLBbos19of26150541751613332282367550146119.298.380.492.87226658627.293.194.327.38611.967.970.673.5124.5936.02
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBbos19of271475311161774213912222827940549.333.423.6371.06033882622.330.304.458.45613.1812.700.966.2713.6246.33
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos19of281104156712532312611205839005310.301.383.480.86319947478.306.179.347.38312.138.160.672.5134.5837.60
1981California AngelsALMLBcal8of297625628568153112384231447.219.322.316.6388114302.239.097.242.29712.5813.911.111.6651.2025.00
1982California AngelsALMLBcal19of3013847289141381218678587235749.299.374.517.89124460545.311.218.339.39010.6413.211.243.8522.4842.55
1983California AngelsALMLBcal19of31117437561192032274225583206107.272.352.483.83521145500.287.211.336.36311.0016.601.514.4019.8637.82
1984California AngelsALMLBcal19of32142517841402842379227797222814.271.366.474.84024555600.293.203.352.37212.8316.171.263.8322.4839.29
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal19of33124448591181212368735310010667.263.339.449.78820136508.287.186.313.34510.4319.691.894.5319.4830.51
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal19of34112397671141312367225359204120.287.371.499.87019837456.285.212.345.38311.6212.941.115.0417.2632.46
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal19of3511139649100240236037397210268.253.320.487.80719347438.254.234.323.3428.9016.441.855.2517.2247.00
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal19of36873013776131183722286601417.252.312.482.79414532334.262.230.322.3508.3819.762.365.3916.7242.11
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet9of362790920107190051610202.222.265.467.73242898.188.245.300.3225.1016.333.207.1412.8640.00
1988Totals for AL-AL         1143914696141255622338211619.246.302.478.78018740432.245.232.317.3447.6418.982.485.7915.6441.67
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet9of-dh371173534485111114611477110515.241.328.371.69913123406.268.130.263.32011.5817.491.512.7132.0927.06
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn8of389019618473162320224411321.240.315.357.6727010223.275.117.240.3049.8719.732.002.6932.6721.28
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter19696925106319603884330611117254857111630258677149.283.360.484.84433527377923.296.201.327.00010.8214.091.303.8622.6337.60
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1775779115928627104000000000.276.276.485.76128061577.240.209.210.0000.000.000.004.6821.3738.36
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter124415651171922168000000000.282.282.489.77120342415.244.207.207.0000.000.000.005.0619.7635.90
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter53162264294636000000000.259.259.475.7347719162.231.216.216.0000.000.000.003.7027.0045.24
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter98300791001711217650655500000.333.452.6731.12520249365.353.340.573.00017.8115.070.855.7514.2949.00
Boston Red Sox Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter82830625239442172912452143253823941315413462.308.383.520.90315913703513.317.212.342.00010.8711.221.033.5324.6939.19
California Angels Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4731682257456949712701214228294108192637.271.358.464.8227811741947.288.193.328.00011.7115.101.293.6523.6938.16
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter434154221240862387232141417329741161442.265.337.478.8157371521736.273.213.326.0009.9717.111.725.0117.7237.25
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14444353105121186511528720717.237.315.391.70617331504.252.154.271.00010.3217.261.673.5724.6129.52
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9019618473162320224411321.240.315.357.6727010223.275.117.240.0009.8719.732.002.6932.6721.28
Average MLB - Per 162 games162570871613242591647192227612.283.360.484.84427661652.296.201.327.00010.8214.091.303.8622.6337.60
Average Minor - Per 162 games162528831462652595000000000.276.276.485.76125656528.240.209.210.0000.000.000.004.6821.3738.36

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22OF12--182--20201.0001.67------1580.07.4
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22DH1---------------156.70.6
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23OF144--4041171422415.9832.88------14599.390.0
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24OF128--3671364386380.9842.97------13297.079.0
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24DH5---------------1323.83.1
1977Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25OF125--333721342340.9942.72------12996.977.6
1977Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25DH1---------------1290.80.6
1978Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26OF149--4081172426419.9842.81------15099.391.4
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27OF143--3811054396391.9872.73------14797.389.4
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27DH1---------------1470.70.6
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28OF110--3021124315313.9942.85------110100.068.8
1981California AngelsALMLBcal29OF69--176441184180.9782.61------7690.862.7
1982California AngelsALMLBcal30OF133--317633326323.9912.43------13896.482.1
1983California AngelsALMLBcal31OF113--274824284282.9932.50------11796.669.8
1983California AngelsALMLBcal31DH2---------------1171.71.2
1984California AngelsALMLBcal32OF140--3211265339333.9822.38------14298.686.4
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33OF123--314622322320.9942.60------12499.276.4
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34OF107--244241250246.9842.30------11295.566.0
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34DH1---------------1120.90.6
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35OF101--229221233231.9912.29------11191.062.3
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35DH8---------------1117.24.9
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36OF83--21612-219217.9912.61------8795.451.6
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet36OF22--412--43431.0001.95------2781.513.6
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet36DH3---------------2711.11.9
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36DH2---------------872.31.2
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet37OF68--11951-125124.9921.82------11758.142.0
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet37DH46---------------11739.328.4
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn38OF55--921--93931.0001.69------9061.134.0
MLB Totals for OF - 17 season(s)-   OF1825--4556114553347254670.9882.56------18250.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 9 season(s)-   DH70---------------700.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22---------121
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23---------144-
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24---------1285
1977Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25---------1251
1978Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26---------149-
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27---------1431
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28---------110-
1981California AngelsALMLBcal29---------69-
1982California AngelsALMLBcal30---------133-
1983California AngelsALMLBcal31---------1132
1984California AngelsALMLBcal32---------140-
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33---------123-
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34---------1071
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35---------1018
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36---------832
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet36---------223
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet37---------6846
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn38---------55-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1975Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB23311141003000000000.364.364.455.8195111.364.091.0910.000.000.000.000.0025.00
1975Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB23725371015003500000.280.357.440.79711228.316.160.28010.7117.861.673.5725.0028.57
1982California AngelsChamp. SeriesMLB305184112015002300000.611.650.8891.53916320.714.278.38910.0015.001.505.0018.0027.27
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs8295153018002300000.517.548.7241.27221431.560.207.2766.459.681.503.2329.0026.67
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs725371015003500000.280.357.440.79711228.316.160.28010.7117.861.673.5725.0028.57

Awards [16]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1975AL Player of the Month (June) ... American League Gold Glove (Outfielder) ... American League Most Valuable Player ... American League Player of the Week (June 16-June 22) ... American League Rookie of the Year5
1978American League Gold Glove (Outfielder) ... American League Player of the Week (May 8-May 14)2
1979AL Player of the Month (August) ... American League Gold Glove (Outfielder) ... American League Player of the Week (August 13-August 19) ... American League Player of the Week (June 18-June 24)4
1980American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1982ALCS Most Valuable Player1
1983MLB All-Star Game Most Valuable Player1
1986American League Player of the Week (June 30-July 6) ... American League Player of the Week (May 19-May 25)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1990-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-12-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-08-31TradeTraded by Orioles to Tigers for Robinson Garces, Cesar Mejia and Chris Hoiles. 
1984-12-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1984-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1981-01-23TradeTraded by Red Sox with Steve Renko to Angels for Joe Rudi, Jim Dorsey and Frank Tanana. 
* 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
1985Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll331,090,000-28296++370,78060,0001,090,000
1986Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll341,190,000-32196++386,34760,0002,280,000
1987Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll351,340,000-25397++344,90660,0003,620,000
1988Detroit TigersTeam Payroll361,540,000-26297++392,10762,5005,160,000
1988Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll361,540,000-26397++392,10762,5005,160,000
1989Detroit TigersTeam Payroll371,590,000-37296++429,80262,5006,750,000
1990San Diego PadresTeam Payroll38650,000-2451265++515,727100,0007,400,000
* 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