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Barry LyonsHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1982-1995 MLB Years: 1986-1995
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PositionsC-762, 1B-232, DH-6Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBarry Stephen Lyons
Height6-1Weight202BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 3,1960 [57.265]PlaceBiloxi,Mississippi
High SchoolBiloxi (Biloxi,MS)
CollegeDelta State University (Cleveland,MS)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets in the 15th round (371st overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Detroit Tigers in the 25th round (636th overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsJoe Mason
MLB DebutApril 19,1986 [25.320]
OrganizationsNYN [9] LAN [2] CAL [1] CHA [1] CIN [1] HOU [1] SLN [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID14571Retrosheet IDlyonb002MLBAM ID118045
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed14Power63Contact70XBH65RBIs81Runs40Hitting63Durability39Team.547Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1982Delta StateCollege-c2256182287417214630025100000.407.478.7531.23113733207.359.346.484.53012.080.480.046.7613.0044.59
1982Shelby MetsSALAnyn-c2245164234612044600241011210.280.372.427.7997016192.276.147.293.35912.505.210.422.0841.0034.78
1983Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-c2327010002000000000.143.143.143.286107.143.000.000.1290.000.000.000.000.000.00
1984Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-c2411541259130173128713454021710.316.380.459.83918932467.322.143.248.3759.648.570.892.5734.3324.62
1985Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-c25126486691493461110830256750320.307.345.469.81422851519.336.162.220.3574.8212.912.682.1244.1834.23
1986Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-1b-c2661234286916044600183212720.295.338.415.7539720262.317.120.197.3306.8712.211.781.5358.5028.99
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn33c2669100002001200010.000.100.000.1000010.000.000.111.00010.0020.002.000.000.000.00
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn33c27531301533414240082420311.254.301.392.693519143.276.138.200.3005.5916.783.002.8032.5027.27
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn33c285091521710110031203103.231.253.330.58330898.263.099.132.2593.0612.244.000.000.0038.10
1989Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-c-1b29520120102000400000.100.100.200.3004120.125.100.100.1290.0020.000.000.000.0050.00
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn33c2979235155813032701112821317.247.283.340.6238016252.266.093.136.2814.3711.112.551.1978.3327.59
1990Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-c30571648285001700162520110.171.251.201.452335183.200.030.128.2178.7413.661.560.000.0017.86
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn33c3024808190027002910002.238.265.313.57825283.246.075.100.2632.4110.844.502.4140.0010.53
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan40c3035110012000100000.200.200.8001.000415.000.600.600.4270.0020.000.0020.005.00100.00
1990Totals for NL-NL         278592000390021010002.235.261.341.60229388.236.106.129.2732.2711.365.003.4128.3315.00
1991Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal-c3147165155113022300101130110.309.358.424.7827015179.320.115.176.3515.596.151.101.1282.5029.41
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan40c3199000000000200000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0022.220.000.000.000.00
1991California AngelsALMLBcal411b3125010000000000000.200.200.200.400105.200.000.000.1820.000.000.000.000.000.00
1991Totals for MLB-MLB         1114010000000200000.071.071.071.1421014.083.000.000.0650.0014.290.000.000.000.00
1992Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-c-1b327127732832404451093501320.300.318.430.74811928290.328.130.166.3323.1012.073.891.3869.2533.73
1993Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-1b-c3310740136108190186501156421410.269.296.451.74718137423.279.182.217.3263.5515.134.274.2622.2834.26
1994Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-c34114431631332511466022859404310.309.353.469.82220240467.329.160.220.3566.0012.632.113.0030.7930.08
1995Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-c-1b3571265376816183800205641447.257.314.415.72911025294.293.158.234.3166.8019.052.802.7233.1336.76
1995Chicago White SoxALMLBcha54c352764817205160041401100.266.304.531.83534770.261.265.328.3555.7120.003.507.1412.8041.18
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter253628531502621589012992558313.239.275.358.63322543675.255.119.164.0004.3013.633.172.2241.8728.67
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter8213026371868181127754556210403247361817.287.334.431.76513042703303.306.144.213.0006.3612.201.922.3339.3031.11
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter533195722054211835030213116286165241417.277.319.417.7368161712118.299.140.198.0005.4813.502.472.3639.1431.55
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter126486691493461110830256750320.307.345.469.81422851519.336.162.220.0004.8212.912.682.1244.1834.23
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11741959131173128913454021710.313.376.453.82919032474.318.140.243.0009.498.440.892.5334.9224.43
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter45164234612044600241011210.280.372.427.7997016192.276.147.293.00012.505.210.422.0841.0034.78
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter56182287417214630025100000.407.478.7531.23113733207.359.346.484.00012.080.480.046.7613.0044.59
New York Mets Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter21254544131242971012575547313.240.277.341.61818635586.261.101.145.0004.2712.803.001.5460.5626.72
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2764817205160041401100.266.304.531.83534770.261.265.328.0005.7120.003.507.1412.8041.18
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1214110012000300000.071.071.286.3574114.000.215.214.0000.0021.430.007.1414.00100.00
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter25010000000000000.200.200.200.400105.200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624023496171105701195933528.239.275.358.63314428432.255.119.164.0004.3013.633.172.2241.8728.67
Average Minor - Per 162 games162597731713621510811418051743.287.334.431.76525753652.306.144.213.0006.3612.201.922.3339.3031.11

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1982Shelby Mets SALAnyn221B9--676457773.9488.11------4520.06.4
1982Shelby Mets SALAnyn22C24--1591541178174.9787.25-----74553.317.1
1983Columbia Mets SALAnyn23C51--35931134403390.9687.65-----7510.035.9
1983Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn23C2--214--25251.00012.50------2100.01.4
1984Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn24C100--80672105888878.9898.78-----1711587.072.5
1984Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn241B11--881439105102.9719.27------1159.68.0
1985Jackson Mets TexAAnyn25C79--50046194565546.9666.91------12662.758.1
1985Jackson Mets TexAAnyn251B36--33419427357353.9899.81------12628.626.5
1986Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn261B35--31415525334329.9859.40------6157.425.0
1986Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn26C23--1091013120119.9925.17-----16137.716.4
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn26C3--16-1-1716.9415.33-6-100.0-650.01.9
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn27C49--223174-244240.9844.90-391178.045392.530.2
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn281B1--11--221.0002.00------502.00.6
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn28C32--12983-140137.9794.28-23874.255064.020.0
1989Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn29C5--132--15151.0003.00------5100.03.4
1989Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn291B4--303143433.9718.25------580.02.7
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn29C76--46329104502492.9806.47-552073.357996.246.9
1990Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn301B4--161111817.9444.25------577.02.7
1990Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn30C47--2752242301297.9876.32-----25782.532.2
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn30C23--1801241196192.9808.35-36783.722495.814.2
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30C2--3---331.0001.50------366.71.2
1991Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal311B12--9443610198.9708.17------4725.58.8
1991Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal31C26--1532255180175.9726.73-----44755.319.1
1991California AngelsALMLBcal311B2--101--11111.0005.50------2100.01.2
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31C6--121-113131.0002.17-1-100.0-966.73.7
1992Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou321B35--27321132295294.9978.40------7149.324.3
1992Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou32C37--2762931308305.9908.24-----47152.125.7
1993Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln331B51--44932744488481.9869.43------10747.735.4
1993Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln33C39--1922115214213.9955.46-----110736.427.1
1994Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin341B11--6810-678781.0007.09------1149.67.7
1994Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin34C91--58344147641627.9786.89-----811479.863.6
1995Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha351B17--1287110136135.9937.94------7123.911.8
1995Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha35C31--17215-31871871.0006.03-----17143.721.5
1995Chicago White SoxALMLBcha351B4--334143837.9749.25------2714.82.8
1995Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35DH6---------------2722.24.2
1995Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35C16--6410127574.9874.63-15671.442759.311.1
MLB Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C207--10907723811901167.9815.64-1755277.1202070.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B7--446145150.9807.14------70.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH6---------------60.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 8 season(s)-   C299--1773165282619661938.9866.48-----212990.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 8 season(s)-   1B169--1372931912814841465.9878.67------1690.00.0
AA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C79--50046194565546.9666.91------790.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B36--33419427357353.9899.81------360.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C102--82776105913903.9898.85-----171020.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B11--881439105102.9719.27------110.00.0
A Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C75--51846175581564.9717.52-----14750.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B9--676457773.9488.11------90.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1982Shelby Mets SALAnyn22-249--------
1983Columbia Mets SALAnyn23-51---------
1983Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn23-2---------
1984Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn24-10011--------
1985Jackson Mets TexAAnyn25-7936--------
1986Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn26-2335--------
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn26-3---------
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn27-49---------
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn28-321--------
1989Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn29-54--------
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn29-76---------
1990Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn30-474--------
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn30-23---------
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30-2---------
1991Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal31-2612--------
1991California AngelsALMLBcal31--2--------
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31-6---------
1992Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou32-3735--------
1993Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln33-3951--------
1994Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin34-9111--------
1995Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha35-3117--------
1995Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35-164-------6

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1997Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSALAMinorcin37Manager1387662.551--2 Lost in Semi-Finals
1998Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSALAMinorcin38Manager1404496.31436.54 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1984Carolina League Most Valuable Player1
1994American Association All-Star (C)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1996-01-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1995-11-30Released by White Sox. 
1995-04-25ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1994-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-02-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1993-09-01Released by Cardinals. 
1993-01-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1992-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-01-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1991-10-24Released by Angels. 
1991-06-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1991-06-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-09-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1990-09-04Released by Mets. 
* 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
1986New York MetsTeam Payroll2660,000-61433-386,34760,00060,000
1987New York MetsTeam Payroll2762,500-5132520344,90660,000122,500
1988New York MetsTeam Payroll2890,000-5082427392,10762,500212,500
1989New York MetsTeam Payroll29115,000-4872640429,80262,500327,500
1990New York MetsTeam Payroll30220,000-4422238515,727100,000547,500
1990Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll30220,000-4422138515,727100,000547,500
1991Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll31220,000-4372738742,231100,000767,500
1991California AngelsTeam Payroll31220,000-4372538742,231100,000767,500
1995Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll35109,000-75343-999,520109,000876,500
* 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