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Andre ThorntonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1967-1987 MLB Years: 1973-1987
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PositionsDH-738, 1B-729, OF-11, 3B-3Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAndre Thornton
Height6-2Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 13,1949 [69.098]PlaceTuskegee,Alabama
High SchoolPhoenixville Area (Phoenixville,PA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1967 by the Philadelphia Phillies.
Signing ScoutsJohn Ogden
MLB DebutJuly 28,1973 [23.349]
OrganizationsCLE [10] PHI [6] CHN [4] ATL [2] MON [1] Awards9Awards Voting3-25
TBC Player ID18888Retrosheet IDthora001MLBAM ID123313
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on April 22, 1978
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed52Power80Contact48XBH81RBIs76Runs51Hitting51Durability47Team.446Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1967HuronNorthernInd-1719553101213000000000.182.182.327.50918455.167.145.145.2250.000.000.001.8255.0040.00
1968EugeneNwstA--1856185274692531000000000.249.249.400.6497416185.228.151.151.2950.000.000.002.7037.0034.78
1969SpartanburgSALA-199029956751341351000000000.251.251.452.70313530299.217.201.201.3130.000.000.004.3523.0040.00
1970PeninsulaCaroA+-2067193244872523000000000.249.249.383.6327414193.229.134.135.2790.000.000.002.5938.6029.17
1971ReadingEastAA-2111636767981812676000000000.267.267.534.80119645367.211.267.267.3590.000.000.007.0814.1245.92
1972RichmondILAAA-22491593042501436000000000.264.264.560.8248919159.193.296.296.3750.000.000.008.8111.3645.24
1972EugenePCLAAA-2246141224582629000000000.319.319.532.8517516141.289.213.213.3850.000.000.004.2623.5035.56
1972Totals for AAA-AAA         9530052871322065000000000.290.290.547.83716435300.239.257.257.3800.000.000.006.6715.0040.23
1973WichitaAmerAAA-23401353439201745000000000.289.289.681.9709219135.186.392.393.4270.000.000.0012.597.9448.72
1973RichmondILAAA-2316498102048000000000.204.204.490.69424649.133.286.286.3050.000.000.008.1612.2560.00
1973Totals for AAA-AAA         561844249402153000000000.266.266.630.89611625184.172.364.364.3950.000.000.0011.418.7651.02
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn121b231735373002007900001.200.333.286.61910342.269.086.286.29916.6721.431.290.000.0042.86
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn121b241073034179164104621485041146.261.368.439.80713330357.283.178.340.36813.4514.011.042.8030.3037.97
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn121b25120372701092141860328863436126.293.428.516.94419243473.306.223.462.41918.6013.320.723.8120.6739.45
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn121b2627858176021420201420110.200.361.341.702298108.214.141.400.33518.5212.960.701.8542.5047.06
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon171b266918320355292421283231301.191.304.388.6927116218.179.197.355.32312.8414.681.144.1320.3345.71
1972Totals for NL-NL         962682852112113841484651411.194.323.373.69610024326.191.179.369.32414.7214.110.963.3724.3646.15
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle291b27131433771142052870347082111219.263.378.527.90522853517.265.264.423.39613.5415.861.175.4215.4646.49
1978Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle291b281455089713322433105479372628417.262.377.516.89326259617.243.254.431.39615.0711.670.775.3515.3944.36
1979Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle291b2914351589120311269354909341728.233.347.449.79623158617.233.216.392.35414.5915.071.034.2119.8148.33
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29dh31692262254120630312337025115.239.303.372.6758418256.255.133.243.3078.9814.451.612.3437.6733.33
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29dh32161589901612613211667109812351821.273.386.484.87028559708.268.211.394.38015.4011.440.744.5218.4136.65
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29dh331415087814327117774287722081410.281.383.439.82222345605.295.158.333.36314.3811.900.832.8129.8831.47
1984Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29dh34155587911592603399659179209119.271.366.484.85028459689.260.213.370.37313.2111.470.874.7917.7937.11
1985Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29dh35124461491091302288324775006114.236.304.408.71218835514.235.172.275.3169.1414.591.604.2820.9532.11
1986Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29dh3612040149921401766416567108011.229.333.392.72515731475.231.163.332.32713.6814.111.033.5823.5933.70
1987Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29dh373685810200510102500201.118.206.141.34712297.161.023.153.17310.3125.772.500.000.0020.00
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter15655291792134224422253895483787685141147169129.254.360.452.81223895196293.256.198.366.00013.9213.520.974.0220.9138.67
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4801528268403641190299000000000.264.264.497.7617591651528.218.233.233.0000.000.000.005.8916.9840.94
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1514849413617241118000000000.281.281.579.86028060484.214.298.298.0000.000.000.008.4711.8044.12
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11636767981812676000000000.267.267.534.80119645367.211.267.267.0000.000.000.007.0814.1245.92
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter67193244872523000000000.249.249.383.6327414193.229.134.135.0000.000.000.002.5938.6029.17
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9029956751341351000000000.251.251.452.70313530299.217.201.201.0000.000.000.004.3523.0040.00
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter56185274692531000000000.249.249.400.6497416185.228.151.151.0000.000.000.002.7037.0034.78
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter19553101213000000000.182.182.327.50918455.167.145.145.0000.000.000.001.8255.0040.00
Cleveland Indians Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter1225431365010951931221474939336856832896052115.254.355.453.80819544195095.253.199.359.00013.4413.411.004.2020.1538.26
Chicago Cubs Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter271795122212468301227316313610481713.267.394.458.85236484980.286.191.401.00016.6313.880.833.0626.5039.62
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6918320355292421283231301.191.304.388.6927116218.179.197.355.00012.8414.681.144.1320.3345.71
Average MLB - Per 162 games162548821392522693549188417713.254.360.452.81224754651.256.198.366.00013.9213.520.974.0220.9138.67
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625169013622430101000000000.264.264.497.76125656516.218.233.233.0000.000.000.005.8916.9840.94

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn231B9-728110139291.98910.111.26-----1752.95.6
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn241B90--76070761837830.9929.22------10784.155.6
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn243B1---------------1070.90.6
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn251B113--98277138810721059.9889.37------12094.269.8
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn253B2--2---221.0001.00------1201.71.2
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon261B43--32626243354352.9948.19------6962.326.5
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn261B25--20219317224221.9878.84------2792.615.4
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26OF11--1411-1615.9381.36------6915.96.8
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle271B117--10267169711031097.9959.38------13189.372.7
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27DH9---------------1316.95.6
1978Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle281B145--1327106710614401433.9959.88------145100.091.2
1979Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle291B130--108982710011781171.9949.01------14390.980.7
1979Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29DH13---------------1439.18.1
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31DH53---------------6976.851.5
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle311B11--675177372.9866.55------6915.910.7
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32DH152---------------16194.493.8
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle321B8--765-581811.00010.13------1615.04.9
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33DH114---------------14180.970.4
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle331B27--20121220224222.9918.22------14119.116.7
1984Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34DH144---------------15592.988.9
1984Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle341B11--8692119795.9798.64------1557.16.8
1985Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle35DH122---------------12498.475.3
1986Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36DH110---------------12091.767.9
1987Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle37DH21---------------3658.313.0
MLB Totals for DH - 9 season(s)-   DH738---------------7380.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 11 season(s)-   1B729-7262235015155867756724.9929.2293.39-----7290.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF11--1411-1615.9381.36------110.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B3--2---221.0000.67------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23--9--------
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24--90--1-----
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25--113--2-----
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26--43------11-
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26--25--------
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27--117-------9
1978Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28--145--------
1979Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29--130-------13
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31--11-------53
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32--8-------152
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33--27-------114
1984Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34--11-------144
1985Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle35----------122
1986Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36----------110
1987Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle37----------21

Awards [9]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1975NL Player of the Month (September)1
1977American League Player of the Week (July 18-July 24)1
1978American League Player of the Week (May 29-June 4)1
1979Roberto Clemente Award1
1982AL Comeback Player of the Year ... American League Player of the Week (July 26-August 1) ... American League Player of the Week (April 12-April 18)3
1983American League Player of the Week (April 4-April 10)1
1984AL Silver Slugger Award (DH)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1987-11-30Released by Indians. 
1984-12-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1984-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1976-12-10TradeTraded by Expos to Indians for Jackie Brown. 
1976-05-17TradeTraded by Cubs to Expos for Larry Biittner and Steve Renko. 
1973-05-19TradeTraded by Braves to Cubs for Joe Pepitone. 
1972-06-15TradeTraded by Phillies with Joe Hoerner to Braves for Gary Neibauer and Jim Nash. 
1967-08-06ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
* 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
1985Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll351,100,000-25196++370,78060,0001,100,000
1986Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll361,100,000-41195++386,34760,0002,200,000
1987Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll371,100,000-44194++344,90660,0003,300,000
* 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