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Gene LamontTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1965-1977 MLB Years: 1970-1975
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1st Round Draft Pick
Major Award Winner

PositionsC-87Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGene William Lamont
Height6-1Weight190BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 25,1946 [71.203]PlaceRockford,Illinois
High SchoolHiawatha (Kirkland,IL)
CollegeWestern Illinois University (Macomb,IL), Northern Illinois University (DeKalb,IL)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 1st round (13th overall) of the 1965 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$33,000
MLB DebutSeptember 2,1970 [23.251]
OrganizationsDET [12] ATL [1] Awards1Awards Voting3-181
TBC Player ID14059Retrosheet IDlamog101MLBAM ID117437
RelationshipsFather of Wade Lamont
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed26Power84Contact34XBH88RBIs47Runs30Hitting59Durability3Team.469Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1965Daytona BeachFSLA+-18381049245111610133300000.231.316.327.643347117.329.096.231.29511.1128.212.540.85104.0029.17
1965SyracuseILAAA-1859110011000600000.111.111.444.555419.000.333.333.2420.0066.670.0011.119.00100.00
1965Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         4311310255121710133900000.221.302.336.638388126.319.115.239.29210.3230.953.001.5956.5032.00
1966StatesvilleWcarA-194513714274231910214900000.197.304.321.625449158.282.124.285.28713.2931.012.331.9045.6733.33
1966Rocky MountCaroA+-1936102926412900162300000.255.356.373.729387118.312.118.275.33113.5619.491.441.6951.0026.92
1966Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         8123923538352810377200000.222.326.343.6698216276.296.121.280.30613.4126.091.951.8147.8030.19
1967Rocky MountCaroA+-201956482015008800000.143.250.232.48213364.149.089.232.23312.5012.501.001.5656.0037.50
1968Rocky MountCaroA+-21101304367610043910246000000.250.305.322.6279814328.300.072.155.2917.3218.292.501.2276.0018.42
1969MontgomerySouAA-2286268246315132900323700000.235.317.332.6498919300.263.097.216.30210.6712.331.161.0089.3330.16
1970ToledoILAAA-237423027619143210194600000.265.321.365.6868414249.317.100.187.3137.6318.472.421.6157.5022.95
1970Detroit TigersALMLBdet33c2315443133114002911000.295.340.477.81721548.353.182.227.3634.1718.754.502.0844.0038.46
1971ToledoILAAA-246318017418151900192900000.228.302.367.6696614199.247.139.244.3089.5514.571.532.5136.0034.15
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet33c24715210001000500000.067.067.067.1341015.100.000.000.0610.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1972MontgomerySouAA-251193854710519165110647200000.273.376.374.75014426449.322.101.270.35014.2516.041.131.3464.1724.76
1973RichmondILAAA-26101275296911122500416400000.251.348.320.6688814316.321.069.218.31612.9720.251.560.63137.5020.29
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet10c27609292040380071901001.217.273.359.632337100.243.142.217.2927.0019.002.713.0030.6735.00
1975EvansvilleAmerAAA-284913015409032010202000000.308.400.446.8465812150.346.138.300.39113.3313.331.002.0043.3330.00
1975Detroit TigersALMLBdet10c2848131001100200000.375.375.500.875418.500.125.250.3960.0025.000.000.000.0033.33
1976EvansvilleAmerAAA-2996269236313052520364700000.234.325.338.6639118305.267.104.245.31511.8015.411.311.6453.8028.57
1977Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-3035021000001100000.400.500.6001.100316.500.200.400.48216.6716.671.000.000.0050.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter861591537814141093512001.233.278.371.6495913171.275.138.201.0005.2620.473.892.3439.7535.14
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter83524542556061109402908031449500000.247.332.348.6808541592768.295.101.232.00011.3417.881.581.4561.3526.24
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter3911098112277513201224013621300000.252.335.359.694394741234.297.107.234.00011.0217.261.571.6254.9026.71
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter20565371168342980109610900000.257.352.357.70923345749.297.100.248.00012.8214.551.141.2072.5626.79
A+ Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter19456658134212869206112400000.237.311.323.63418331627.290.086.198.0009.7319.782.031.2870.7523.13
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4513714274231910214900000.197.304.321.625449158.282.124.285.00013.2931.012.331.9045.6733.33
Detroit Tigers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter861591537814141093512001.233.278.371.6495913171.275.138.201.0005.2620.473.892.3439.7535.14
Average MLB - Per 162 games162300287015282620176624002.233.278.371.64911124322.275.138.201.0005.2620.473.892.3439.7535.14
Average Minor - Per 162 games1624764911821285620619600000.247.332.348.68016631537.295.101.232.00011.3417.881.581.4561.3526.24

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1970Detroit TigersALMLBdet23C15--878--95951.0006.33-----315100.09.3
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet24C7--3822-4240.9525.71-----27100.04.3
1972Detroit TigersALMLBdet25C1-21---111.0001.000.50-----10.00.6
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet27C60--204216-231225.9743.75-231560.5360100.037.0
1975Detroit TigersALMLBdet28C4--1431-1817.9444.25-4180.0-4100.02.5
MLB Totals for C - 5 season(s)-   C87-2344349-387378.9774.34189.00271662.88870.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1970Detroit TigersALMLBdet23-15---------
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet24-7---------
1972Detroit TigersALMLBdet25-1---------
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet27-60---------
1975Detroit TigersALMLBdet28-4---------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1978Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+Minorkca31Manager1377166.5183.04 Lost in Semi-Finals
1979Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+Minorkca32Manager1386969.50020.53 
1980Jacksonville SunsSouAAMinorkca33Manager1446381.43834.54 
1981Jacksonville SunsSouAAMinorkca34Manager1426577.45814.04 
1982Jacksonville SunsSouAAMinorkca35Manager1448361.576--1 Lost in Finals
1983Jacksonville SunsSouAAMinorkca36Manager1457768.5314.02 Lost in Finals
1984Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAMinorkca37Manager1546886.44223.08 
1985Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAMinorkca38Manager1427369.5146.03 
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit39Third Base Coach1626498.39544.06Jim Leyland
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit40Third Base Coach1628082.49415.05Jim Leyland
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit41Third Base Coach1608575.53115.02Jim Leyland
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit42Third Base Coach1627488.45719.05Jim Leyland
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit43Third Base Coach1629567.586--1Jim LeylandLost NLCS (Reds)
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit44Third Base Coach1629864.605--1Jim LeylandLost NLCS (Braves)
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha45Manager1628676.53110.03 
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha46Manager1629468.580--1 Lost ALCS (Blue Jays)
1994Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha47Manager1136746.593--1 
1995Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha48Manager1446876.47232.03 
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit49Third Base Coach1627389.45115.05Jim Leyland
1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit50Manager1627983.4885.02 
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit51Manager1626993.42633.06 
1999Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit52Manager1617883.48418.56 
2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit53Manager1626993.42626.05 
2001Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos54Third Base Coach1618279.50913.52Joe Kerrigan,Jimy Williams
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou55Third Base Coach1628478.51913.02Jimy Williams-
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou56Third Base Coach1628775.5371.02Jimy Williams-
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou57Third Base Coach1629270.56813.02Phil Garner,Jimy WilliamsLost NLCS (Cardinals)
2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAMinorphi58Manager1446975.47913.06 
2006Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet59Third Base Coach1629567.5861.02Jim LeylandLost World Series (Cardinals)
2007Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet60Third Base Coach1628874.5438.02Jim Leyland
2008Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet61Third Base Coach1627488.45714.55Jim Leyland
2009Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet62Third Base Coach1638677.5281.02Jim Leyland
2010Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet63Third base coach1628181.50013.03Jim Leyland
2011Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet64Third Base Coach1629567.586--1Jim LeylandLost in ALCS (Rangers)
2012Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet65Third Base Coach1628874.543--1Jim LeylandLost World Series (Giants)
2013Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet66Bench Coach1629369.574--1Jim LeylandLost in ALCS (Red Sox)
2014Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet67Bench Coach1629072.556--1Brad AusmusLost in 1st Round (Orioles)
2015Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet68Bench Coach1617487.46020.55Brad Ausmus
2016Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet69Bench Coach1618675.5348.02Brad Ausmus
2017Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet70Bench Coach1626498.39538.05Brad Ausmus
* 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
1993American League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1973-05-14TradeTraded by Tigers to Braves for Bob Didier. 
* 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.