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Lee MayTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1961-1982 MLB Years: 1965-1982
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World Series Champion

Positions1B-1507, DH-414, OF-88Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLee Andrew May
Height6-3Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 23,1943PlaceBirmingham,Alabama
Death DateJuly 29,2017 [74.128]
High SchoolA.H. Parker (Birmingham,AL)
MLB DebutSeptember 1,1965 [22.162]
OrganizationsCIN [11] BAL [6] HOU [3] KCA [2] Awards1Awards Voting6-122
TBC Player ID14930Retrosheet IDmay-l101MLBAM ID118474
RelationshipsBrother of Carlos May, Father of Lee May, Grandfather of Jacob May
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Player Notes:   Inducted into Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame in 1998
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed50Power87Contact32XBH78RBIs90Runs63Hitting73Durability54Team.546Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961TampaFSLA+-18267710202209000000000.260.260.338.59826477.260.078.078.2630.000.000.000.000.0020.00
1962TampaFSLA+-198933945881031065000000000.260.260.395.65513423339.237.135.136.2880.000.000.002.9533.9026.14
1963Rocky MountCaroA+-20144520791372341880000000000.263.263.427.69022245520.237.164.163.3040.000.000.003.4628.8932.85
1964MaconSouAA-211405159115622525110000000000.303.303.511.81426352515.267.208.208.3570.000.000.004.8520.6033.33
1965San DiegoPCLAAA-221435588317932734103000000000.321.321.586.90732773558.277.265.265.3980.000.000.006.0916.4140.78
1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin232254100000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1966BuffaloILAAA-23128471741462551678000000000.310.310.486.79622946471.286.176.176.3480.000.000.003.4029.4431.51
1966Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin231b2325751425512100101400001.333.333.507.84038875.390.174.160.3670.0018.670.002.6737.5032.00
1967Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin231b-of241274385411629212574819801014310.265.308.422.73018543472.297.157.192.3264.0316.954.212.5436.5037.07
1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin231b2514655978162321228047341006211120.290.337.469.80626255602.320.179.234.3625.6516.612.943.6525.4133.95
1969Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin231b2615860785169323381105445142607812.278.331.529.86032173665.302.251.326.3796.7721.353.165.7115.9743.20
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin231b271536057815334234941138125204519.253.297.484.78129370649.264.231.294.3415.8619.263.295.2417.7945.75
1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin231b281475538515417339983042135403213.278.332.532.86429459602.301.254.335.3876.9822.433.216.4814.1838.31
1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou231b2914859287168312299831521452011213.284.343.490.83329062647.332.206.297.3738.0422.412.794.4820.4136.90
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou231b30148545651472432810511341222091013.270.310.479.78926155590.295.209.272.3445.7620.683.594.7519.4637.41
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou231b31152556591492602485101797719212.268.294.444.73824750590.282.176.209.3322.8816.445.714.0723.1733.56
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal141b32146580671522832099123691505826.262.308.424.73224651626.278.162.222.3285.7514.542.533.1929.0033.55
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal431b-dh3314853061137174251094141104327811.258.312.447.75923746583.275.189.272.3427.0317.842.544.2921.2033.58
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal141b341505857514816227992238119015520.253.296.426.72224945629.273.173.238.3156.0418.923.134.2921.6730.41
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal14dh351485565613716125805231110102518.246.286.414.70023042590.265.168.228.3135.2518.643.554.2422.2430.66
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal14dh361244565911615019693428100124418.254.297.412.70918834491.284.158.217.3125.7020.373.573.8724.0029.31
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal14dh37782222054102731201553002111.243.289.401.6908919239.287.158.234.3076.2822.183.532.9331.7135.19
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca141b38265531630080131400002.291.328.345.67319358.390.054.091.3115.1724.144.670.000.0018.75
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca141b39429112285231200141800210.308.393.505.8984610107.347.197.352.39213.0816.821.292.8030.3335.71
MLB Totals - 18 Season(s)Filter207176099592031340313541244393548715704996585219.267.313.459.77234957258219.292.192.257.0005.9319.103.224.3121.4935.70
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter670248038272611426103445000000000.293.293.484.77712012432480.262.191.192.0000.000.000.004.1524.0833.47
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2711029157325571250181000000000.316.316.540.8565561191029.281.224.224.0000.000.000.004.8620.5836.62
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1405159115622525110000000000.303.303.511.81426352515.267.208.208.0000.000.000.004.8520.6033.33
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter25993613424535928154000000000.262.262.408.67038272936.239.146.146.0000.000.000.002.9933.4329.39
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter79429293387441021212348717111895771052531104.254.299.423.72212392373158.276.169.236.0005.9818.273.053.8923.8131.85
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter7612841395779149121474491721178597283192975.274.321.490.81113933083069.299.216.277.0005.8019.453.354.7919.3339.54
Houston Astros Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter44816932114648158128852103364111192438.274.317.471.7887981671827.302.197.260.0005.6419.923.534.4320.9035.99
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6814615448232001173200212.301.370.445.8156513165.363.144.253.00010.3019.391.881.8248.6729.55
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625957515927228973338123415717.267.313.459.77227357643.292.192.257.0005.9319.103.224.3121.4935.70
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626009217628625108000000000.293.293.484.77729059600.262.191.192.0000.000.000.004.1524.0833.47

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1966Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin231B16--1329415145141.9728.81------2564.010.0
1967Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin241B81--62143449668664.9948.20------12763.850.0
1967Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24OF48--823218785.9771.77------12737.829.6
1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin251B122--10407058611151110.9969.10------14683.675.3
1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25OF33--543--57571.0001.73------14622.620.4
1969Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin261B156--13871021112815001489.9939.54------15898.796.3
1969Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26OF7--8---881.0001.14------1584.44.3
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin271B153--13621091014314811471.9939.61------153100.094.4
1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin281B143--126178811813471339.9949.36------14797.388.3
1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou291B146-1312131876613314001394.9969.551.06-----14898.695.4
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou301B144-1239122078911213071298.9939.011.05-----14897.388.9
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou311B145--125388811613491341.9949.25------15295.489.5
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal321B144--13121061013814281418.9939.85------14698.690.6
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32DH2---------------1461.41.3
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal331B94--72262361787784.9968.34------14863.558.0
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33DH52---------------14835.132.1
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal341B110--907565101968963.9958.75------15073.368.3
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34DH39---------------15026.024.2
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35DH140---------------14894.687.0
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal351B4--342133736.9739.00------1482.72.5
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36DH117---------------12494.473.6
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal361B2--21-222321.91310.50------1241.61.3
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal37DH58---------------7874.435.8
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal371B7--573-460601.0008.57------789.04.3
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca381B8--632-865651.0008.13------2630.87.8
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38DH4---------------2615.43.9
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca391B32--17510218187185.9895.78------4276.219.8
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca39DH2---------------424.81.2
MLB Totals for 1B - 17 season(s)-   1B1507-2551128858948812351386713779.9949.145.40-----15070.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 8 season(s)-   DH414---------------4140.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF88--144621152150.9871.70------880.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1966Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23--16--------
1967Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24--81------48-
1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25--122------33-
1969Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26--156------7-
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27--153--------
1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28--143--------
1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29--146--------
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30--144--------
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31--145--------
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32--144-------2
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33--94-------52
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34--110-------39
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35--4-------140
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36--2-------117
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal37--7-------58
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38--8-------4
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca39--32-------2

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB27312021002000200000.167.167.250.4173112.200.083.0830.0016.670.000.000.0050.00
1970Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB27518672028002200000.389.450.8331.28315420.357.444.55610.0010.001.0010.009.0057.14
1979Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB3627010001001300000.143.250.143.393108.250.000.14312.5037.503.000.000.000.00
1979Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB3621000000001100000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.0050.001.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs519031003001500000.158.200.211.4114120.214.053.1055.0025.005.000.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs719672028003300000.368.455.7891.24415422.357.421.57913.6413.641.009.099.5057.14

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca41Hitting Coach1628478.519--1Dick HowserLost ALCS (Tigers)
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca42Hitting Coach1629171.562--1Dick HowserWon World Series (Cardinals)
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca43Hitting Coach1627686.46916.03Mike Ferraro,Dick Howser
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin45First Base Coach1618774.5407.02Pete Rose,Tommy Helms
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin46First Base Coach1627587.46317.05Pete Rose,Tommy Helms
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca49Hitting Coach1627290.44424.05Hal McRae
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca50Hitting Coach1628478.51910.03Hal McRae
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca51Hitting Coach1156451.5574.03Hal McRae
2002Tampa Bay RaysALMLBMLBtba59First Base Coach16155106.34248.05Hal McRae-
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1975American League Player of the Week (April 14-April 20)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1982-11-18Released by Royals. 
1980-12-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1980-10-23Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1974-12-03TradeTraded by Astros with Jay Schlueter to Orioles for Rob Andrews and Enos Cabell. 
1971-11-29TradeTraded by Reds with Jimmy Stewart and Tommy Helms to Astros for Ed Armbrister, Cesar Geronimo, Jack Billingham, Denis Menke and Joe Morgan. 
1961-06-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
* 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.