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Jim LyttleTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1966-1976 MLB Years: 1969-1976
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Drafted
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsOF-264Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Lawrence Lyttle
Height6-0Weight186BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMay 20,1946 [72.121]PlaceHamilton,Ohio
CollegeFlorida State University (Tallahassee,FL)

DraftedSelected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 1st round (10th overall) of the 1966 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutMay 17,1969 [22.362]
OrganizationsNYA [6] MON [4] CHA [1] LAN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID14581Retrosheet IDlyttj101MLBAM ID118061
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Player Notes:   First player ever drafted out of Florida State University in 1966 ... Inducted into the Florida State Athletics Hall of Fame in 1984
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed39Power62Contact47XBH68RBIs49Runs46Hitting58Durability19Team.504Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1966Fort LauderdaleFSLA+-2066209264691118000000000.220.220.287.5076011209.216.067.067.2230.000.000.000.48209.0023.91
1967GreensboroCaroA+-211023542797151636000000000.274.274.373.64713222354.261.099.099.2900.000.000.001.6959.0022.68
1968SyracuseILAAA-2213544553104164653000000000.234.234.328.56214626445.223.094.094.2550.000.000.001.3574.1725.00
1969SyracuseILAAA-23762845389125737000000000.313.313.465.77813224284.296.152.151.3480.000.000.002.4640.5726.97
1969New York YankeesALMLBnya21of23288371540041241900000.181.218.229.44719487.234.048.084.2084.6021.844.750.000.0026.67
1970New York YankeesALMLBnya27of248712620397131436102602212.310.355.452.8075711140.364.142.198.3577.1418.572.602.1442.0028.21
1971New York YankeesALMLBnya27of25498671750170281811123.198.271.291.56225697.235.093.163.2538.2518.562.251.0386.0035.29
1972TucsonPCLAAA-26652304162116720000000000.270.270.461.73110624230.247.191.191.3290.000.000.003.0432.8638.71
1972Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26of26448281952050112801000.232.241.341.58228784.352.109.110.2621.1933.3328.000.000.0036.84
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2of27491161230514190291402323.259.305.422.7274910130.257.163.224.3186.9210.771.563.0829.0033.33
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2of28259130002001300110.333.364.333.6973011.429.000.111.2779.0927.273.000.000.000.00
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon20of29445571540060113601130.273.406.345.75119470.300.072.291.34218.578.570.460.000.0026.67
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon20of30428562341180071301012.271.326.376.70232693.310.105.188.3227.5313.981.861.0885.0026.09
1976Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan41of30236831530050181200040.221.303.265.56818376.268.044.147.25010.5315.791.500.000.0020.00
1976Totals for NL-NL         651539387111301152501052.248.315.327.642509169.291.079.170.2908.8814.791.670.59153.0023.68
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter39171071176375970415611391881410.248.305.352.65725051788.293.104.175.0007.7417.642.281.1478.8928.98
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter4441522200398631727164000000000.261.261.378.6395761071522.248.117.117.0000.000.000.001.7756.3726.88
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter276959147255391520110000000000.266.266.400.66638474959.250.134.135.0000.000.000.002.0947.9529.02
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16856353143242754000000000.254.254.341.59519233563.245.087.087.0000.000.000.001.2480.4323.08
New York Yankees Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1642953471161425410226313335.241.293.342.63510121324.290.101.156.0006.7919.442.861.2373.7529.58
Montreal Expos Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter160265267113253503303604575.268.337.389.72610320304.288.121.223.0009.8711.841.201.6453.0028.17
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter448281952050112801000.232.241.341.58228784.352.109.110.0001.1933.3328.000.000.0036.84
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter236831530050181200040.221.303.265.56818376.268.044.147.00010.5315.791.500.000.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162294297315242926255803364.248.305.352.65710421326.293.104.175.0007.7417.642.281.1478.8928.98
Average Minor - Per 162 games162555731452361060000000000.261.261.378.63921039555.248.117.117.0000.000.000.001.7756.3726.88

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1969New York YankeesALMLBnya23OF28--553115958.9832.07------28100.017.4
1970New York YankeesALMLBnya24OF70--8421-8786.9891.23------8780.543.2
1971New York YankeesALMLBnya25OF29--471--48481.0001.66------4959.217.9
1972Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26OF21-142321-133331.0001.570.23-----4447.713.6
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27OF35-257733217876.9742.170.30-----4971.421.6
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28OF18--61--771.0000.39------2572.011.2
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29OF16--171--18181.0001.13------4436.49.9
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon30OF29--393124342.9771.45------4269.017.9
1976Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30OF18--485-253531.0002.94------2378.311.1
MLB Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF264-3994012057426421.9881.591.06-----2640.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1969New York YankeesALMLBnya23---------28-
1970New York YankeesALMLBnya24---------70-
1971New York YankeesALMLBnya25---------29-
1972Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26---------21-
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27---------35-
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28---------18-
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29---------16-
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon30---------29-
1976Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30---------18-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1976-11-01Released by Dodgers. 
1976-08-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1976-07-27Released by Expos. 
1975-07-18Purchased by Expos from White Sox. 
1974-12-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1974-09-30Released by Mets. 
1974-05-29Purchased by Mets from Expos. 
1973-07-10Purchased by Expos from Royals. 
1973-02-01TradeTraded by White Sox to Royals for Joe Keough. 
1971-10-13TradeTraded by Yankees to White Sox for Rich Hinton. 
* 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.