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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Lawrence Rayford Howard
Stat Years
1963-1973  [mlb] 1970-1973
Height/Weight
6-3 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (123) ... 1B (2) ... OF (2)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
Death
2019-05-11 [73.339]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Houston Colt 45s in 1963
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1970-08-09 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.064)
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [4] ATL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 13034 ... retro id: howal102 ... mlbam id: 116209
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1963MoultrieGa-FlaA----18c---149148113251115000000000.216.216.284.500148427.000.068.0000.000.000.00148.00.6821.9
    1964StatesvilleWcarA----19c---210737552901731069000000000.240.240.381.62137514330.000.141.0000.000.000.0037.52.6733.3
    1965SalisburyWcarA----20c---310033552821711062000000000.245.245.391.63633513128.000.146.0000.000.000.0033.52.9934.2
    1966DurhamCaroA+----21c---4100337571001441370000000000.297.297.478.77533716131.000.181.0000.000.000.0025.93.8631.0
    1966AmarilloTexAA----21c---4226892361419000000000.338.338.632.970684311.000.294.0000.000.000.0017.05.8847.8
    1967AmarilloTexAA----22c---5224661533114000000000.326.326.587.91346277.000.261.0000.000.000.0046.02.1746.7
    1967Oklahoma CityPCLAAA----22c---568170194671218000000000.271.271.359.6301706110.000.088.0000.000.000.0085.01.1821.7
    1968Dallas-Fort WorthTexAA----23c---6621932147103420000000000.244.244.389.6331937517.000.145.0000.000.000.0048.22.0736.2
    1968Oklahoma CityPCLAAA----23c---61440371012000000000.175.175.275.45040112.000.100.0000.000.000.0040.02.5028.6
    1969Oklahoma CityAmerAAA----24c---754200194792317000000000.235.235.345.5802006914.000.110.0000.000.000.0066.71.5029.8
    1970Oklahoma CityAmerAAA----25c---88326846812111251000000000.302.302.522.82426814034.000.220.0000.000.000.0022.34.4842.0
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1025cL-S-E-P8318811276021600102300032.307.378.443.82198398.250.136.39710.2023.472.3044.02.0429.6
    1971Oklahoma CityAmerAAA----26c---946155163871321000000000.245.245.361.6061555611.000.116.0000.000.000.0051.71.9429.0
    1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1026cL-S-E-P92464615302140131700102.234.265.375.64068245.172.141.2834.4125.005.6732.02.9433.3
    1972Oklahoma CityAmerAAA----27c---1037114192651313000000000.228.228.368.596114429.000.140.0000.000.000.0038.02.6334.6
    1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1027cL-S-E-P105415716357021300173001035.223.299.306.605175489.191.083.2649.7117.141.7678.51.1425.7
    1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1028cL-S-E-P1120483830040051201021.167.245.229.47454113.167.062.2229.2622.222.400.00.0037.5
    1973Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2528cL-S-E-P1148010000002300000.125.300.125.4251010.250.000.20020.0030.001.500.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)1333653686190647013785021810.236.305.337.64240512325.200.101.2919.1420.992.3060.81.4829.1
    National League Totals (5 yrs)1333653686190647013785021810.236.305.337.64240512325.200.101.2919.1420.992.3060.81.4829.1
    Minor League Totals76424493306341222267391000000000.259.259.409.66824491001211.150.150.2380.000.000.0036.52.7433.3
    Minor: A Totals25685811520439521146000000000.238.238.368.60685831665.131.130.2190.000.000.0040.92.4531.9
    Minor: A+ Totals100337571001441370000000000.297.297.478.77533716131.181.181.2690.000.000.0025.93.8631.0
    Minor: AA Totals1063073685197953000000000.277.277.472.74930714535.195.195.2550.000.000.0034.12.9341.2
    Minor: AAA Totals30294712224550624122000000000.259.259.400.65994737980.141.141.2390.000.000.0039.52.5332.7
    Houston Astros Totals (4 yrs)1293573685190647013582021810.238.305.342.64739512225.199.104.2938.8620.762.3459.51.5229.4
    Atlanta Braves Totals (1 yrs)48010000002300000.125.300.125.4251010.250.000.20020.0030.001.500.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLB25C260197.01251110137136.9935.200.6916.083.92
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLB251B206.05100661.0003.001.001.26.55
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLB25OF102.0000000.0000.000.000.63.212
    1971Houston AstrosNLMLB26C220153.01061212119118.9925.400.7713.691.73
    1972Houston AstrosNLMLB27C530416.03231572345338.9806.400.8134.698.12
    1972Houston AstrosNLMLB27OF101.0000000.0000.000.000.71.99
    1973Houston AstrosNLMLB28C200127.0797108786.9894.300.6812.3100.03
    1973Atlanta BravesNLMLB28C2016.08100991.0004.500.561.250.05
    MLB Totals - (C)123055964146104697687.9865.601.230.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)2005100661.0003.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)201000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1970MLB-262------1-
    1971MLB-22---------
    1972MLB-53-------1-
    1973MLB-22---------
    Totals-1232------2-