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Steve LyonsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1979-1993 MLB Years: 1985-1993
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Drafted
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1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsOF-687, 3B-478, 2B-136, 1B-130, SS-24, DH-23, C-5, P-2Position when DraftedSS-OFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameStephen John Lyons
Height6-3Weight195BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJune 3,1960 [58.140]PlaceTacoma,Washington
High SchoolBeaverton (Beaverton,OR)
CollegeOregon State University (Corvallis,OR)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 1st round (19th overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsEarl Johnson
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1985-BOS-#6
MLB DebutApril 15,1985 [24.316]
OrganizationsBOS [9] CHA [5] ATL [1] MON [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID14577Retrosheet IDlyons001MLBAM ID118053
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed71Power52Contact52XBH56RBIs40Runs63Hitting47Durability64Team.507Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Oregon State UniversityPac10NCAA-1cf-3b2049168454344534251361900000.256.387.417.8047013204.264.161.518.36917.659.310.532.4533.6030.23
1981Oregon State UniversityPac10NCAA-1cf-3b2144152333861420142331400000.250.384.382.7665811185.254.132.428.36017.847.570.422.1638.0028.95
1981Winston-Salem Red SoxCaroA+bos-of2164252436193640196445522220.242.357.373.7309418302.285.131.357.33914.5718.211.251.9942.0029.51
1982Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-of221354608611223313583598111926370.243.357.391.74818039552.299.148.380.33814.6721.561.472.3635.3834.82
1983New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-3b-of23132456831122477624718776561360.246.360.375.73517138543.271.129.362.33414.1811.970.841.2965.1433.93
1984Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-3b241314448011921217623514667113630.268.360.439.79919540520.282.171.367.35812.6913.651.083.2726.1233.61
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos12of251333715298143530129326412302.264.322.358.68013322409.305.094.189.3077.8215.652.001.2274.2022.45
1986Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcha-3b-ss2620741822513851161411010.297.429.514.94338992.333.217.486.41517.3915.220.883.2624.6740.91
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos12of265912420317211423122301223.250.312.363.6754510139.294.113.202.2968.6316.551.920.72124.0032.26
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha10of2642123102521062372413201.203.248.236.484293136.248.033.081.2235.1517.653.430.000.0012.00
1986Totals for AL-AL         10124730569312046194714424.227.280.300.5807413275.271.073.142.2606.9117.092.470.36247.0023.21
1987Hawaii IslandersPCLAAAcha-of-3b2747167264811021675222711110.287.372.389.7616513192.331.102.246.34111.4614.061.231.0483.5027.08
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha123b2776193265411111931123704104.280.320.363.6837013210.340.083.155.3045.7117.623.080.48193.0024.07
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha123b2814647259127283545123259115616.269.313.373.68617636526.295.104.169.3086.0811.221.840.9594.4028.35
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha122b-1b2914044351117213250963568112333.264.317.339.65615026494.306.075.160.2987.0913.771.940.40221.5022.22
1990Chicago White SoxALMLBcha121b309414622286111110104114211.192.245.267.512398163.255.075.151.2336.1325.154.100.61146.0028.57
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos7of31872121551101417103113503121.241.277.354.6317515227.270.113.198.2804.8515.423.181.7653.0029.41
1992Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-3b-of323713514351422123181810020.259.306.437.7435918144.287.178.252.3285.5612.502.251.3967.5051.43
1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl18of321114010101000400001.071.071.214.2853114.100.143.143.1190.0028.570.000.000.00100.00
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2of321613230001121301001.231.286.231.5173015.300.000.000.2466.6720.003.000.000.000.00
1992Totals for NL-NL         2727240102121701002.148.179.222.4016129.200.074.074.1833.4524.147.000.000.0025.00
1992Totals for MLB-MLB         48555110204133801002.200.241.273.51415259.234.073.091.2365.0813.562.670.000.0018.18
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos191b-of322128370102012100000.250.300.321.6219130.259.071.107.2856.673.330.500.000.0014.29
1992Totals for MLB-MLB         48555110204133801002.200.241.273.51415259.234.073.091.2365.0813.562.670.000.0018.18
1993Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-of336719724426041834265002130.213.304.305.6096010226.264.092.218.27711.5022.121.921.7749.2523.81
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30of-2b332823431000122500000.130.200.174.3744125.167.044.087.1818.0020.002.500.000.0033.33
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter85321622645451001719196423215636454520923.252.301.340.6417361362388.292.088.165.0006.5315.242.330.80113.7924.95
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter6332185374551113185427615458340419141616250.252.354.395.7498621852571.288.143.342.00013.2216.301.232.1040.4633.58
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3021017162266575281165325138180478100.262.350.410.760417901174.291.148.312.00011.7515.331.302.3936.3233.83
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2679161692244710201208227158184876130.245.358.383.741351771095.284.138.371.00014.4316.801.161.8345.8034.38
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter64252436193640196445522220.242.357.373.7309418302.285.131.357.00014.5718.211.251.9942.0029.51
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1323207881105954393693300000.253.386.400.78612824389.259.147.475.00017.748.480.482.3135.5629.63
Chicago White Sox Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter4981377168351689913116129622943814515.255.302.337.639464861529.297.082.155.0006.2814.982.390.59153.0024.50
Boston Red Sox Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter32875894190327106325185912816646.251.303.351.65426649830.288.100.187.0007.1115.422.171.2075.8025.79
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1114010101000400001.071.071.214.2853114.100.143.143.0000.0028.570.000.000.00100.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1613230001121301001.231.286.231.5173015.300.000.000.0006.6720.003.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624115010419343786306919424.252.301.340.64114026454.292.088.165.0006.5315.242.330.80113.7924.95
Average Minor - Per 162 games16255996141295147139158710744460.252.354.395.74922147658.288.143.342.00013.2216.301.232.1040.4633.58

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1983New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-Rel23102.4530300303.23111120001.097.362.452.454.912.001.000-
1990Chicago White SoxALMLBcha12Rel30004.5010100102.02110410003.009.00--18.004.500.25-7.81
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos7Rel31000.0010100101.02000010002.0018.00----9.000.00-0.86
1992Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-Rel32000.0010100102.03000121002.0013.50--4.509.002.00--
1993Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-Rel33009.0020200202.03621241002.5013.504.509.0018.002.00--
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter003.0020200203.04110420002.6712.00--12.006.000.50-2.67
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter103.5260600607.29732482001.7010.572.354.709.392.001.000-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter004.5030300304.06621362002.2513.502.256.7513.502.00--
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter102.4530300303.23111120001.097.362.452.454.912.001.000-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.5010100102.02110410003.009.00--18.004.500.25--
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.02000010002.0018.00----9.000.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings003.001470147001470220.0293737302931470002.6712.00--12.006.000.50-2.67
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings2903.521720172001720220.0258201865711523057001.7010.572.354.709.392.001.000-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Winston-Salem Red Sox CaroA+bos21OF59--128661140134.9572.27------6492.242.4
1981Winston-Salem Red Sox CaroA+bos21SS5--917252826.9295.20------647.83.6
1982Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos22OF133--2751092294285.9692.14------13598.595.0
1982Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos22SS1---1--111.0001.00------1350.70.7
1983New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos233B87--611971410272258.9492.97------13265.962.6
1983New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos23OF47--8073-9087.9671.85------13235.633.8
1983New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos23SS2--43-1771.0003.50------1321.51.4
1984Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos243B112--982092519332307.9252.74------13185.580.0
1984Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24OF25--402--42421.0001.68------13119.117.9
1984Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24SS1--3-1-43.7503.00------1310.80.7
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25OF114--25347-264257.9732.25------13385.770.4
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25DH5---------------1333.83.1
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos253B1---2--221.0002.00------1330.80.6
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25SS1---------------1330.80.6
1986Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcha263B9--615222321.9132.33------2045.06.3
1986Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcha26SS8--1626244442.9555.25------2040.05.6
1986Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcha26OF3--6---661.0002.00------2015.02.1
1986Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcha261B1--8---881.0008.00------205.00.7
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26OF55--100331106103.9721.87------5993.234.2
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26OF35--7321-7675.9872.14------4283.321.6
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha263B3--16--771.0002.33------427.11.9
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha261B1--1---111.0001.00------422.40.6
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26DH1---------------422.40.6
1987Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAcha27OF27--403114443.9771.59------4757.419.3
1987Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAcha273B16--1329154342.9772.63------4734.011.4
1987Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAcha272B16--1838185756.9823.50------4734.011.4
1987Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAcha27SS1--21--331.0003.00------472.10.7
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha273B51--3599411138134.9712.63------7667.131.5
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27OF15--332-135351.0002.33------7619.79.3
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27DH6---------------767.93.7
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha272B1--1---111.0001.00------761.30.6
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha283B128--812382536344319.9272.49------14687.779.5
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28OF14--401314441.9322.93------1469.68.7
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha282B4--5411109.9002.25------1462.72.5
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28C2---------------1461.41.2
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha281B1--2---221.0002.00------1460.70.6
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha292B70--142185646333327.9824.67------14050.043.5
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha291B40--23024324257254.9886.35------14028.624.8
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha293B28--1635635751.8951.82------14020.017.4
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29OF20--24---24241.0001.20------14014.312.4
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29SS3--21--331.0001.00------1402.11.9
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29C1---------------1400.70.6
1990Chicago White SoxALMLBcha301B61--20619226227225.9913.69------9464.937.7
1990Chicago White SoxALMLBcha302B15--2929366158.9513.87------9416.09.3
1990Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30OF7--9---991.0001.29------947.44.3
1990Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30DH6---------------946.43.7
1990Chicago White SoxALMLBcha303B5---4-1441.0000.80------945.33.1
1990Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30P1-2-1--111.0001.000.50-----941.10.6
1990Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30SS1---1--111.0001.00------941.10.6
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31OF45--90---90901.0002.00------8751.727.8
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos312B16--1825164443.9772.69------8718.49.9
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos313B12--9172-2826.9292.17------8713.87.4
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos311B2---------------872.31.2
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31DH2---------------872.31.2
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31P1-1-------------871.10.6
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31SS1--11--221.0002.00------871.10.6
1992Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos323B19--1040565550.9092.63------3751.413.3
1992Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos32OF17--342--36361.0002.12------3745.911.9
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32OF8--4---441.0000.50------1650.04.9
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos321B8--455-350501.0006.25------2138.14.9
1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl32OF6--4---441.0000.67------1154.53.7
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32OF5--6---661.0001.20------2123.83.1
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32DH2---------------219.51.2
1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl322B2---1--111.0000.50------1118.21.2
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos322B1---1--111.0001.00------214.80.6
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon321B1--62-2881.0008.00------166.30.6
1993Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos33OF42--577236664.9701.52------6762.729.6
1993Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos331B14--1292314134131.9789.36------6720.99.9
1993Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos333B6--310111413.9292.17------679.04.2
1993Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos332B2--49111413.9296.50------673.01.4
1993Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos33C1--1---111.0001.00------671.50.7
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33OF10--5---551.0000.50------2835.76.2
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos332B9--615-221211.0002.33------2832.15.6
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33C1---------------283.60.6
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos331B1---------------283.60.6
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33DH1---------------283.60.6
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos333B1---------------283.60.6
MLB Totals for OF - 9 season(s)-   OF334--64112143667653.9791.96------3340.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 8 season(s)-   3B229--1424013751580543.9362.37------2290.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 7 season(s)-   2B118--2012601161472461.9773.91------1180.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 7 season(s)-   1B115--49050555545540.9914.70------1150.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH23---------------230.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS6--33--661.0001.00------60.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C4---------------40.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P2-3-1--111.0000.500.33-----20.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B162--1303033433467433.9272.67------1620.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF114--1771434194191.9851.68------1140.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B18--2247297169.9723.83------180.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B15--1372314142139.9799.27------150.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS10--2127345148.9414.80------100.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF180--35517122384372.9692.07------1800.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B87--611971410272258.9492.97------870.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS3--44-1881.0002.67------30.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF59--128661140134.9572.27------590.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS5--917252826.9295.20------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Winston-Salem Red Sox CaroA+bos21----5----59-
1982Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos22----1----133-
1983New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos23----287---47-
1984Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24----1112---25-
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25----11---1145
1986Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcha26--1-89---3-
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26---------55-
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26--1--3---351
1987Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAcha27---16116---27-
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27---1-51---156
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28-214-128---14-
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29-14070328---20-
1990Chicago White SoxALMLBcha301-611515---76
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos311-216112---452
1992Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos32-----19---17-
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32--1------8-
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32--81-----52
1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl32---2-----6-
1993Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos33-1142-6---42-
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33-119-1---101

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1998Watertown IndiansNYPLA-Minorcle38Pitching Coach764234.5533.03Ted Kubiak
1999Mahoning Valley ScrappersNYPLA-Minorcle39Pitching Coach764333.566--1Ted KubiakLost in Finals
2000Kinston IndiansCaroA+Minorcle40Pitching Coach1376869.49618.53Brad Komminsk
2001Kinston IndiansCaroA+Minorcle41Pitching Coach1408951.636--1Brad KomminskLost in Semi-Finals (Salem)
2003Akron AerosEastAAMinorcle43Pitching Coach1418853.624--1Brad KomminskLeague Champions
2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari43Broadcaster1628478.51916.53Bob Brenly-
2005Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan45Broadcaster1627191.43811.04Jim Tracy-
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan46Broadcaster1628874.543--1Grady LittleLost NLDS (Mets)
2007Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan47Broadcaster1628280.5068.04Grady Little
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan48Broadcaster1628478.519--1Joe TorreLost in NLCS (Philadelphia)
2009Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan49Broadcaster1629567.586--3Joe TorreLost in NLCS (Philadelphia)
2010Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan50Broadcaster1628082.49412.02Joe Torre
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1993-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-05-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1993-03-28Released by Cubs. 
1993-02-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1992-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-06-27Purchased by Red Sox from Expos. 
1992-05-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1992-04-30Released by Braves. 
1992-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1991-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-04-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1991-04-13Released by White Sox. 
1986-06-29TradeTraded by Red Sox to White Sox for Tom Seaver. 
* 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
1985Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll2560,000-51627-370,78060,00060,000
1986Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll2660,000-61443-386,34760,000120,000
1986Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll2660,000-61430-386,34760,000120,000
1987Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll2760,000-59525-344,90660,000180,000
1988Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll28175,000-3961144392,10762,500355,000
1989Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll29325,000-3301159429,80262,500680,000
1990Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll30525,000-289759++515,727100,0001,205,000
1991Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll31650,000-2891559742,231100,0001,855,000
1992Montreal ExposTeam Payroll32650,000-318960962,245109,0002,505,000
1992Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll32650,000-3181660962,245109,0002,505,000
1992Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll32650,000-3181760962,245109,0002,505,000
1993Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll33109,000-75735-968,431109,0002,614,000
* 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