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Jim LemonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1950-1963 MLB Years: 1950-1963
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PositionsOF-901, 1B-30Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Robert Lemon
Height6-4Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 23,1928PlaceCovington,Virginia
Death DateMay 14,2006 [78.052]
High SchoolCovington (Covington,VA)
MLB DebutAugust 20,1950 [22.150]
OrganizationsWS1 [7] MIN [3] CLE [2] CHA [1] PHI [1] Awards0Awards Voting2-40
TBC Player ID14264Retrosheet IDlemoj101MLBAM ID117670
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed50Power81Contact30XBH71RBIs67Runs57Hitting54Durability54Team.477Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1950Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30of2212344610110031200002.176.243.294.53710237.238.118.206.2518.1132.434.002.7034.0033.33
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle17of2516465810150031500000.174.224.261.48512249.233.087.152.2266.1230.615.002.0446.0025.00
1954Washington Senators IALMLBws114of26371281230232130093401104.234.283.344.627447139.301.110.180.2876.4724.463.781.4464.0023.33
1955Washington Senators IALMLBws114of271025352013003400000.200.286.400.68610328.200.200.320.30910.7114.291.333.5725.0060.00
1956Washington Senators IALMLBws114,23of2814653877146211127962465138226212.271.349.502.85127059613.314.231.348.37210.6022.512.124.4019.9340.41
1957Washington Senators IALMLBws123of29137518581472361764174994306313.284.345.450.79523346576.315.166.249.3518.5116.321.922.9530.4731.29
1958Washington Senators IALMLBws123of301425016512315926752450120112311.246.314.467.78123450555.272.221.317.3429.0121.622.404.6819.2740.65
1959Washington Senators IALMLBws123of31147531731481833310052469910609.279.334.510.84427154584.284.231.324.3697.8816.952.155.6516.0936.49
1960Washington Senators IALMLBws123of321485288114210138100206711470989.269.354.508.86226849611.270.239.369.37510.9718.661.706.2213.8934.51
1961Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23of33129423571092611452114498426211.258.329.423.75217941479.300.165.270.3339.1920.462.232.9230.2137.61
1962Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23of341217130015003400101.176.286.353.6396121.154.177.353.28714.2919.051.334.7617.0033.33
1963Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23of35717020001001500000.118.167.118.2852018.167.000.059.1385.5627.785.000.000.000.00
1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi9of35315961620260081800111.271.353.407.76024468.350.136.271.33611.7626.472.252.9429.5025.00
1963Totals for MLB-MLB         7415610342131500215500111.218.309.301.610476178.313.083.218.28011.8030.902.621.6952.0017.65
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha251b353680416011800123200000.200.304.263.56721292.319.063.213.26813.0434.782.671.0980.0012.50
1963Totals for MLB-MLB         7415610342131500215500111.218.309.301.610476178.313.083.218.28011.8030.902.621.6952.0017.65
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter10103445446901121351645291318363787186381973.262.332.460.79215843203870.291.198.302.0009.3820.342.174.2421.0135.52
Washington Senators I Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter767276936974191331444511217289603144301658.268.337.480.81713302683106.291.212.315.0009.3019.412.094.6419.2336.17
Minnesota Twins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1484575811426115581148107427212.249.322.409.73118742518.289.160.265.0009.2720.662.232.9030.4736.84
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3680416011800123200000.200.304.263.56721292.319.063.213.00013.0434.782.671.0980.0012.50
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter288091420260062700002.175.233.275.50822486.235.100.175.0006.9831.404.502.3340.0028.57
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter315961620260081800111.271.353.407.76024468.350.136.271.00011.7626.472.252.9429.5025.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625537214519626852358126316312.262.332.460.79225451621.291.198.302.0009.3820.342.174.2421.0135.52

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1950Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22OF10--131311714.8241.40------1283.36.5
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25OF11--2012-2321.9131.91------1668.87.1
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle251B2--6-2-86.7503.00------1612.51.3
1954Washington Senators IALMLBws126OF33--58-3-6158.9511.76------3789.221.4
1955Washington Senators IALMLBws127OF6--12-1-1312.9232.00------1060.03.9
1956Washington Senators IALMLBws128OF141--30111126324312.9632.21------14696.691.6
1957Washington Senators IALMLBws129OF131--227472238231.9711.76------13795.685.1
1957Washington Senators IALMLBws1291B3--2643-3330.90910.00------1372.21.9
1958Washington Senators IALMLBws130OF137--255862269263.9781.92------14296.589.0
1959Washington Senators IALMLBws131OF142--28149-294285.9692.01------14796.692.2
1960Washington Senators IALMLBws132OF145--25111111273262.9601.81------14898.094.2
1961Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin33OF120--182712-201189.9401.58------12993.075.0
1962Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin34OF3--1---111.0000.33------1225.01.9
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha351B25--1367318146143.9795.72------3669.415.4
1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35OF18--26-1-2726.9631.44------3158.111.1
1963Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin35OF4--4-1-54.8001.00------757.12.5
MLB Totals for OF - 12 season(s)-   OF901--163147681217461678.9611.86------9010.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B30--16811818187179.9575.97------300.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1950Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22---------10-
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25--2------11-
1954Washington Senators IALMLBws126---------33-
1955Washington Senators IALMLBws127---------6-
1956Washington Senators IALMLBws128---------141-
1957Washington Senators IALMLBws129--3------131-
1958Washington Senators IALMLBws130---------137-
1959Washington Senators IALMLBws131---------142-
1960Washington Senators IALMLBws132---------145-
1961Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin33---------120-
1962Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin34---------3-
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35--25--------
1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35---------18-
1963Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin35---------4-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin37Assistant Coach16210260.630--1Sam MeleLost World Series (Dodgers)
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin38Assistant Coach1628973.5499.02Sam Mele
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin39Assistant Coach1629171.5621.03Sam Mele,Cal Ermer
1968Washington Senators IIALMLBMLBws240Manager1616596.40437.510 
1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin53Bullpen Catcher1094168.37623.07Johnny Goryl,Billy Gardner
1982Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin54Bullpen Catcher16260102.37033.07Billy Gardner
1983Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin55Bullpen Catcher1627092.43229.05Billy Gardner
1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin56Bullpen Catcher1628181.5003.02Billy Gardner
1992Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkMinormin64Manager583028.5174.53 
1994Elizabethton TwinsAppRkMinormin66Hitting Coach663630.5455.02Ray Smith
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1963-10-18Released by White Sox. 
1963-06-28Purchased by White Sox from Phillies. 
1963-05-04Purchased by Phillies from Twins. 
1954-05-12Purchased by Senators from Indians. 
1948-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
* 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.