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Lonnie SmithHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1974-1994 MLB Years: 1978-1994
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1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

PositionsOF-1670, DH-60Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLonnie Smith
Height5-9Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 22,1955 [62.058]PlaceChicago,Illinois
High SchoolCentennial (Compton,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 2,1978 [22.255]
OrganizationsPHI [8] ATL [5] SLN [4] KCA [3] BAL [2] PIT [1] Awards2Awards Voting4-302
TBC Player ID18183Retrosheet IDsmitl002MLBAM ID122430
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed86Power64Contact52XBH57RBIs45Runs78Hitting74Durability55Team.502Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974AuburnNYPLA---18612104860104527120522900000.286.427.443.8709319262.313.157.462.40419.8511.070.561.9142.0031.67
1975SpartanburgWcarA--19131465114150234740560966300000.323.439.434.87320234561.362.111.439.40717.1111.230.661.2566.4322.67
1976Oklahoma CityAmerAAA--2013448393149249854260607300000.308.385.445.83021541543.351.137.315.38411.0513.441.221.4760.3827.52
1977Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-21125477911321410441457496332200.277.347.373.72017828533.311.096.279.3269.1911.821.290.75119.2521.21
1978Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-of221254801031512057436619797922300.315.411.421.83220232566.363.106.369.38313.9613.961.001.2468.5721.19
1978Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27of22174600000404300000.000.500.000.500008.000.0002.000.35450.0037.500.750.000.000.00
1979Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-of231104511061492697443411565242100.330.408.475.88321442514.361.145.319.39610.8910.120.931.3664.4328.19
1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27of231730452003211700000.167.194.233.4277231.217.066.133.1943.2322.587.000.000.0040.00
1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27of24100298691011443203313264841225.339.397.443.84013221331.394.104.258.3787.8514.501.850.9199.3320.79
1981Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27of256217640571432112110181453011.324.402.472.8748319202.344.148.313.3978.916.930.780.9988.0033.33
1982St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27of2615659212018235886968266474934211.307.381.434.81525751672.339.127.306.3669.5211.011.161.1974.0028.02
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27of271304928315831584543184155914211.321.381.453.83422344547.346.132.266.3737.5010.051.341.4661.5027.85
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27of28145504771262046495013709093407.250.349.341.69017230590.291.091.304.32111.8615.251.291.0284.0023.81
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27of29289615252207126152031002.260.377.323.700314115.329.063.281.32913.0417.391.330.000.0016.00
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21of2912044877115234641407416940502.257.321.366.68716433498.288.109.275.3108.2313.861.681.2074.6728.70
1985Totals for MLB-MLB         148544921402566485213568971504.257.332.358.69019537613.295.101.276.3149.1414.521.590.9890.6726.43
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21of301345088014625784426946781022010.287.357.411.76820940568.325.124.248.3468.1013.731.701.4163.5027.40
1987Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of314014936499173386182210400.329.395.544.9398117172.339.215.349.40110.4712.791.224.0721.2934.69
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21of31481672642713894243140201.251.355.359.7146011197.289.108.281.32512.1815.741.291.5255.6726.19
1988Richmond BravesILAAAatl-of32932905887135951263666581440.300.438.472.91013727369.355.172.479.40717.8917.620.982.4432.2231.03
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl6of32431141427303942102500100.237.296.342.638396125.276.105.211.2918.0020.002.502.4038.0022.22
1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27of3313448289152344217925127695111737.315.415.533.94825759577.351.218.402.42013.1716.461.253.6422.9538.82
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27of34135466721422799421010586961632.305.384.459.84321445537.338.154.279.37610.8012.851.191.6851.7831.69
1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27of35122353589719174495506492234.275.377.394.77113927416.317.119.272.35212.0215.381.281.6850.4327.84
1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27of368415823398263340173730411.247.324.437.7616916182.277.190.323.3399.3420.332.183.3026.3341.03
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27of379419935575462494434253223.286.422.442.8648815252.333.156.397.38917.0616.670.982.3833.1726.32
1993Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27dh-of379248510230081000000.208.406.500.90612332.250.292.625.40425.0031.251.256.2512.0060.00
1993Totals for MLB-MLB         10322343626482794515253223.278.420.448.86810018284.327.170.422.39117.9618.311.022.8227.8829.03
1994Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal39dh3835591312300210111810102.203.333.254.58715372.286.051.254.28415.2825.001.640.000.0025.00
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter16135170909148827358985333701406238499221461969.288.371.420.79121714295952.326.132.297.00010.4714.261.361.6552.7628.83
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter81930056499271394754333273464764461871440.308.404.440.84413222403520.347.132.365.00013.5212.670.941.5355.6525.89
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter62723304877171063942266205463283541871440.308.395.441.83610271872697.347.133.342.00012.1613.131.081.5655.4826.08
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter131465114150234740560966300000.323.439.434.87320234561.362.111.439.00017.1111.230.661.2566.4322.67
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter612104860104527120522900000.286.427.443.8709319262.313.157.462.00019.8511.070.561.9142.0031.67
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter45916842954918819221701736319023930812431.292.371.406.7776831291924.327.114.292.0009.8812.421.261.1476.5526.27
Atlanta Braves Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter51815732564579116462075229211290294201014.291.380.456.8367181531837.327.165.315.00011.4915.791.372.5034.2033.48
Kansas City Royals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter30211231833035512179375201111781829013.270.343.386.729433841263.305.116.264.0008.7914.091.601.3566.0627.72
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1965081191633075346024497294236.321.389.437.82622242572.365.116.283.0008.5712.591.470.87101.6025.77
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9419935575462494434253223.286.422.442.8648815252.333.156.397.00017.0616.670.982.3833.1726.32
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter44832117402510192810102.205.356.325.681276104.278.120.361.00018.2726.921.471.9241.5035.29
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625199114927610543714638592527.288.371.420.79121843598.326.132.297.00010.4714.261.361.6552.7628.83
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625941281832791166549948841310.308.404.440.84426147696.347.132.365.00013.5212.670.941.5355.6525.89

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAphi22OF122--27421125307295.9612.42------12597.689.7
1978Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22OF11--51--661.0000.55------1764.76.8
1979Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAphi23OF110--26813123293281.9592.55------110100.081.5
1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23OF11--191--20201.0001.82------1764.76.8
1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24OF82--12124-127123.9691.50------10082.050.6
1981Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25OF51--89103210299.9711.94------6282.347.7
1982St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26OF149--30316103329319.9702.14------15695.592.0
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27OF126--22514154254239.9411.90------13096.977.8
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28OF140--1841811-213202.9481.44------14596.686.4
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29OF119--1951093214205.9581.72------12099.273.5
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29OF28--431-144441.0001.57------28100.017.3
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30DH10---------------1347.56.2
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30OF118--245591259250.9652.12------13488.172.8
1987Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca31OF27--5113-5552.9451.93------4067.519.3
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31DH15---------------4831.39.3
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31OF32--5225-5954.9151.69------4866.719.8
1988Richmond Braves ILAAAatl32OF55--120621128126.9842.29------9359.139.0
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl32OF35--5922-6361.9681.74------4381.421.9
1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl33OF132--28932-294292.9932.21------13498.582.5
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34OF122--2546122272260.9562.13------13590.475.3
1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl35OF99--134552144139.9651.40------12281.161.1
1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl36OF35--6023-6562.9541.77------8441.721.6
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit37OF60--10412-107105.9811.75------9463.837.0
1993Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal37DH5---------------955.63.1
1993Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal37OF4--51--661.0001.50------944.42.5
1994Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal38DH30---------------3585.726.8
1994Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal38OF2--21--331.0001.50------355.71.8
MLB Totals for OF - 17 season(s)-   OF1356--2388101921825812489.9641.84------13560.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH60---------------600.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF314--71341299783754.9632.40------3140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAphi22---------122-
1978Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22---------11-
1979Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAphi23---------110-
1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23---------11-
1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24---------82-
1981Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25---------51-
1982St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26---------149-
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27---------126-
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28---------140-
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29---------119-
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29---------28-
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30---------11810
1987Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca31---------27-
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31---------3215
1988Richmond Braves ILAAAatl32---------55-
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl32---------35-
1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl33---------132-
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34---------122-
1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl35---------99-
1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl36---------35-
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit37---------60-
1993Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal37---------45
1994Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal38---------230

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB2435230000100000000.600.600.6001.200305.600.000.2000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1980Philadelphia PhilliesWorld SeriesMLB24619251001001100000.263.300.316.6166120.278.053.1055.005.001.000.000.0020.00
1981Philadelphia PhilliesDiv SeriesMLB25519151000000400000.263.263.316.5796119.333.053.0530.0021.050.000.000.0020.00
1982St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB26311130001000100000.273.273.273.5463011.300.000.0000.009.090.000.000.000.00
1982St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB26728694101201500000.321.345.536.88115529.391.215.3213.4517.245.000.000.0055.56
1985Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB29728272001103600000.250.323.321.6449231.318.071.2149.6819.352.000.000.0028.57
1985Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB29727493004203800000.333.400.444.84412330.474.111.29610.0026.672.670.000.0033.33
1991Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB35724363000204500000.250.357.375.7329328.316.125.37514.2917.861.250.000.0050.00
1991Atlanta BravesWorld SeriesMLB35726560033103400000.231.310.577.88715329.158.346.50010.3413.791.3310.348.6750.00
1992Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB3666120101000000000.333.333.6671.000416.333.334.3330.000.000.000.000.0050.00
1992Atlanta BravesWorld SeriesMLB36512120015001400000.167.231.417.6485113.143.250.3337.6930.774.007.6912.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs519151000000400000.263.263.316.5796119.333.053.0530.0021.050.000.000.0020.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 5 yrs267492151034071200000.284.346.378.72428681.339.094.2438.6414.811.710.000.0028.57
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 5 yrs321121831814145092200000.277.331.473.8045313121.314.196.3217.4418.182.443.3128.0041.94

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1982National League Player of the Week (August 30-September 5)1
1989NL Comeback Player of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1994-10-24Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-02-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1993-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-09-08TradeTraded by Pirates to Orioles for Terry Farrar and Stanton Cameron. 
1993-01-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1992-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-03-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1987-12-15Released by Royals. 
1987-05-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-05-17TradeTraded by Cardinals to Royals for John Morris. 
1981-11-20TradeTraded by Phillies with Scott Munninghoff to Cardinals for Bo Diaz. 
* 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
1985Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll29740,000-104683++370,78060,000740,000
1985St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll29740,000-104683++370,78060,000740,000
1986Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll301,000,000-53392++386,34760,0001,740,000
1987Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll31500,000-2061071++344,90660,0002,240,000
1988Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll3262,500-60439-392,10762,5002,302,500
1989Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll33400,000-295963429,80262,5002,702,500
1990Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll341,458,334-72290++515,727100,0004,160,834
1991Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll352,041,667-111185++742,231100,0006,202,501
1992Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll361,750,000-1851078++962,245109,0007,952,501
1993Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll371,000,000-263871++968,431109,0008,952,501
1993Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll371,000,000-2631071++968,431109,0008,952,501
1994Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll38750,000-2941467957,101109,0009,702,501
* 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