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Marcus LawtonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1983-1992 MLB Years: 1989-1989
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Rated Prospect

PositionsOF-869, SS-159, 2B-10, DH-1, 3B-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMarcus Dwayne Lawton
Height6-1Weight160BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 18,1965 [52.248]PlaceGulfport,Mississippi
High SchoolLyman Central (Lyman,MS)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 6th round (136th overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1987-NYN-#9
MLB DebutAugust 11,1989 [23.358]
OrganizationsNYN [7] CAL [2] CHA [1] KCA [1] NYA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID14170Retrosheet IDlawtm001MLBAM ID117565
RelationshipsBrother of Matt Lawton
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed85Power43Contact70XBH43RBIs34Runs71Hitting67Durability78Team.510Ratings Explained
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1983Gulf Coast MetsGCLRknyn-ss1751187254831016193261802110.257.346.283.629534216.282.026.251.29612.048.330.690.000.008.33
1984Kingsport MetsAppRknyn-ss18541914357101115384252200000.298.380.377.7577212216.333.079.387.34911.5710.190.880.46191.0021.05
1984Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-2b1839320001003300000.222.417.222.6392012.333.000.333.32825.0025.001.000.000.000.00
1984Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         572004659101116384282500000.295.382.370.7527412228.333.075.385.34712.2810.960.890.44200.0020.34
1985Columbia MetsSALAnyn-of-ss191284701131261151531118838024200.268.379.319.69815017561.320.051.447.32814.8014.260.960.18470.0013.49
1986Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-of201415671181582216466581110211122020.279.390.395.78522442673.341.116.379.35815.1616.491.090.59141.7526.58
1987Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-of211335309915920105364422448247410.300.356.404.76021435589.345.104.228.3367.4713.921.860.85106.0022.01
1988Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-of22542054261120220168264011500.298.371.385.7567914238.351.087.254.34410.9216.811.540.84102.5022.95
1988Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn2of22943354678164017258365313060.233.309.304.61310220375.277.071.230.2789.6014.131.470.000.0025.64
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         148540881392842374116629324560.257.333.335.66818134613.304.078.239.30410.1115.171.500.33270.0024.46
1989Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-of231122923969120432178276223310.236.302.318.6209316327.284.082.205.2868.2618.962.301.2273.0023.19
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya24of231014130000100300001.214.214.214.4283014.273.000.071.1950.0021.430.000.000.000.00
1990Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcha-of241224174810522924316123650010130.252.311.362.67315133464.281.110.206.3027.7610.781.390.43208.5031.43
1991Midland AngelsTexAAcal-of25114435761252585532910296264230.287.339.416.75518138476.324.129.239.3376.0913.032.141.0587.0030.40
1991Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal-of2512439120201539813010.279.415.372.78716256.343.093.349.36116.0714.290.890.000.0016.67
1991Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1264788513725105543413387077240.287.347.412.75919740532.326.125.249.3397.1413.161.840.9495.6029.20
1992Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-of261442460001117902010.143.265.143.4086051.182.000.167.20213.7317.651.290.000.000.00
1992Midland AngelsTexAAcal-of26321201536721110581401100.300.341.417.7585010130.330.117.142.3426.1510.771.750.77120.0027.78
1992Totals for AA-AA         4616219427211216152303110.259.320.346.6665610181.295.087.148.3048.2912.711.530.55162.0023.81
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1014130000100300001.214.214.214.4283014.273.000.071.0000.0021.430.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter1064384368010421605825365379103461614194219190.271.351.362.71313932434384.316.091.283.00010.5214.011.330.57153.7223.32
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3401087142264501569363311081734194110.243.313.333.646362711222.283.090.219.0008.8414.161.600.49181.1726.89
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3471332236387642013121904611420711151250.291.349.398.747530971484.333.107.226.0007.6813.951.820.88102.4625.06
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1445761211602216467581110511422020.278.391.392.78322642685.341.114.378.00015.3316.641.090.58144.0026.25
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1284701131261151531118838024200.268.379.319.69815017561.320.051.447.00014.8014.260.960.18470.0013.49
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter10537868105132131577514002110.278.363.331.69412516432.308.053.320.00011.819.260.780.23378.0015.24
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1014130000100300001.214.214.214.4283014.273.000.071.0000.0021.430.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16222716490000160049000016.214.214.214.428490227.273.000.071.0000.0021.430.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625851041592494565816709336330.271.351.362.71321237667.316.091.283.00010.5214.011.330.57153.7223.32

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1983Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn17SS50--751272319225202.8984.04------5198.084.7
1983Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn173B1---11-21.5001.00------512.01.7
1984Kingsport Mets AppRknyn18SS52--861262027232212.9144.08------5496.375.4
1984Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn182B2--38111211.9175.50------366.71.4
1984Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn18SS1--122-53.6003.00------333.30.7
1985Columbia Mets SALAnyn19OF66--143582156148.9492.24------12851.648.5
1985Columbia Mets SALAnyn19SS56--721203031222192.8653.43------12843.841.2
1985Columbia Mets SALAnyn192B5--84111312.9232.40------1283.93.7
1986Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn20OF140--3361761359353.9832.52------14199.3100.0
1987Jackson Mets TexAAnyn21OF130--26416131293280.9562.15------13397.795.6
1987Jackson Mets TexAAnyn212B2--121-43.7501.50------1331.51.5
1988Jackson Mets TexAAnyn22OF54--129762142136.9582.52------54100.039.7
1988Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn22OF92--202532210207.9862.25------9497.965.2
1989Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn23OF96--16963-178175.9831.82------11285.765.8
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya23OF8--9-2-119.8181.13------1080.05.0
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya23DH1---------------1010.00.6
1990Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha24OF118--26022-264262.9922.22------12296.783.7
1990Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha242B1--44-4881.0008.00------1220.80.7
1991Midland Angels TexAAcal25OF108--219671232225.9702.08------11494.780.0
1991Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal25OF12--281--29291.0002.42------12100.08.8
1992Midland Angels TexAAcal26OF31--4811-5049.9801.58------3296.923.3
1992Memphis Chicks SouAAkca26OF14--181-119191.0001.36------14100.09.7
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF8--9-2-119.8181.13------80.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF318--6591482681673.9882.12------3180.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--44-4881.0008.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF337--67831275736709.9632.10------3370.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B2--121-43.7501.50------20.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF140--3361761359353.9832.52------1400.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B2--38111211.9175.50------20.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1--122-53.6003.00------10.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF66--143582156148.9492.24------660.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS56--721203031222192.8653.43------560.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B5--84111312.9232.40------50.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS102--1612534346457414.9064.06------1020.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---11-21.5001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1983Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn17----501-----
1984Kingsport Mets AppRknyn18----52------
1984Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn18---21------
1985Columbia Mets SALAnyn19---556----66-
1986Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn20---------140-
1987Jackson Mets TexAAnyn21---2-----130-
1988Jackson Mets TexAAnyn22---------54-
1988Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn22---------92-
1989Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn23---------96-
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya23---------81
1990Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha24---1-----118-
1991Midland Angels TexAAcal25---------108-
1991Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal25---------12-
1992Midland Angels TexAAcal26---------31-
1992Memphis Chicks SouAAkca26---------14-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-12-11TradeTraded by Indians to Pirates for Arthur Rhodes. 
1989-11-08Released by Yankees. 
1989-07-10TradeTraded by Mets to Yankees for Scott Nielsen. 
1989-03-27Returned to Mets. 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1989New York YankeesTeam Payroll2362,500-69143-429,80262,50062,500
* 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