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PositionsSS-540, 3B-37, 2B-4, P-3Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Lorne Smith
Born DateSeptember 8,1954 [64.015]PlaceSanta Monica,California
High SchoolUniversity (Waco,TX)
CollegeLong Beach State University (Long Beach,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 6th round (140th overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 12,1982 [27.216]
OrganizationsBAL [5] PIT [2] CHA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18174Retrosheet IDsmitj101MLBAM ID122414
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed24Power58Contact47XBH63RBIs42Runs46Hitting40Durability64Team.497Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
1977Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-221254245185141104166467852400.200.284.309.59313125481.
1978Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-ss231022903764110526133658114200.221.307.310.6179016343.
1979Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-ss241304044896152434524476311300.238.315.314.62912721465.
1980Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-ss-3b2589290237117153402175713400.245.285.362.64710523315.
1981Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-ss2612938653971651051213357114500.251.308.396.70415331439.
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit11ss2742425102104015704100.238.313.333.64614352.
1983Denver BearsAmerAAAcha-ss2894319559317474503355373520.292.369.436.80513928369.326.144.245.3599.4914.361.511.9045.5730.11
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter42425102104015704100.238.313.333.64614352.
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter73923753135821041446266141721137918472320.245.309.359.6688521642674.
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter544168921642176123119081116530113451920.249.318.364.6826141191931.
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1254245185141104166467852400.200.284.309.59313125481.
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter702624676141535000000000.290.290.408.69810720262.
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter42425102104015704100.238.313.333.64614352.
Average MLB - Per 162 games162162193984015041927015400.238.313.333.6465412201.
Average Minor - Per 162 games162521691282331058344683410500.245.309.359.66818736586.

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
1978Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal23SS102--1473532563525500.9524.90------102100.072.9
1978Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal23P3--43--771.0002.33------1022.92.1
1979Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal24SS130--2403582666624598.9584.60------130100.093.5
1980Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal25SS59--80139718226219.9693.71------8966.342.4
1980Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal253B36--3153859284.9132.33------8940.425.9
1981Portland Beavers PCLAAApit26SS128--2082871054505495.9803.87------12999.293.4
1981Portland Beavers PCLAAApit262B1--22--441.0004.00------1290.80.7
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27SS29--3147698478.9292.69------4269.017.9
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit272B3--321165.8331.67------427.11.9
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit273B1---1--111.0001.00------422.40.6
1983Denver Bears AmerAAAcha28SS92--1482871863453435.9604.73------9497.968.7
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS29--3147698478.9292.69------290.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B3--321165.8331.67------30.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 5 season(s)-   SS511--82314248626423332247.9634.40------5110.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B36--3153859284.9132.33------360.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3--43--771.0002.33------30.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--22--441.0004.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal233---102------
1979Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal24----130------
1980Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal25----5936-----
1981Portland Beavers PCLAAApit26---1128------
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27---3291-----
1983Denver Bears AmerAAAcha28----92------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1984-03-24Released by Tigers. 
1983-10-31ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1983-10-01Released by White Sox. 
1981-04-05Purchased by Pirates from Orioles. 
* 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.