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Jim LentineTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1975-1981 MLB Years: 1978-1980
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PositionsOF-447, DH-9Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Matthew Lentine
Height6-0Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 16,1954 [64.003]PlaceLos Angeles,California
High SchoolSierra (Gardena,CA)
CollegeUniversity of La Verne (La Verne,CA)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 12th round (280th overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 24th round (558th overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutSeptember 3,1978 [24.049]
OrganizationsSLN [6] CLE [1] DET [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID14273Retrosheet IDlentj101MLBAM ID117680
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed57Power61Contact67XBH57RBIs52Runs49Hitting81Durability42Team.509Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1975GCL CardinalsGCLRk-20415272204000000000.467.467.8671.33413415.467.400.400.5850.000.000.000.000.0057.14
1975Johnson CityAppRk-202991253151215000000000.341.341.484.82544891.326.143.143.3720.000.000.002.2045.5025.81
1975Totals for Rk-Rk         33106273873219000000000.358.358.538.8965712106.346.180.179.4020.000.000.001.8953.0031.58
1975St. PetersburgFSLA+-2012423102015000000000.238.238.357.59515342.220.119.119.2690.000.000.002.3842.0030.00
1975Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         45148304893324000000000.324.324.486.8107215148.310.162.162.3640.000.000.002.0349.3331.25
1976St. PetersburgFSLA+-2111338958107142258000000000.275.275.337.61213118389.271.062.062.2800.000.000.000.51194.5016.82
1976ArkansasTexAA-2127737142036000000000.192.192.342.53425573.157.150.151.2430.000.000.004.1124.3335.71
1976Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         14046265121162564000000000.262.262.338.60015623462.254.076.076.2750.000.000.001.0892.4019.01
1977Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-2285243407110663754283622200.292.367.457.82411122277.320.165.284.36510.1113.001.292.1740.5030.99
1978Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-of233011718344111312213711000.291.366.368.734436132.303.077.274.3409.855.300.540.76117.0017.65
1978Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-of23111406921392771163199744573300.342.449.525.97421345493.363.183.389.43715.019.130.612.2336.9132.37
1978Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         14152311017331812763111875284300.331.432.489.92125651625.348.158.363.41713.928.320.601.9243.5829.48
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21of23811120001100010000.182.250.182.4322012.182.000.091.2140.000.000.000.000.000.00
1979Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-of24106383731091901562183563993300.285.386.452.83817334454.283.167.352.37812.338.590.703.3025.5331.19
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21of241123291001013600000.391.462.435.89710126.529.044.130.41111.5423.082.000.000.0011.11
1980Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-252272152260172212501400.306.386.431.81731789.300.125.292.36413.485.620.421.1272.0031.82
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21of25910110001000200000.100.100.100.2001010.125.000.000.0910.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet27of256716119428111721283024013.261.377.342.7195510195.315.081.261.33614.3615.381.070.51161.0023.81
1980Totals for MLB-MLB         7617120438111821283224013.251.363.327.6905610205.304.076.246.32413.6615.611.140.49171.0023.26
1981Charleston CharliesILAAAcle-of261344516012623555999694839630.279.374.386.76017433538.300.107.259.35012.838.920.700.9390.2026.19
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter9520523549112032313834013.263.368.332.7006811243.319.069.224.00012.7615.641.230.41205.0020.37
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter67322823936701142447329652925218022191830.294.367.426.7939731852593.301.132.259.0009.726.940.711.8148.5527.61
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3731312240396751232191482321113719161630.302.402.450.8525911191574.314.148.329.00013.418.700.652.0341.0030.05
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter142433651191671056176414333200.275.340.413.75317933482.285.138.259.0008.518.921.052.0743.3027.73
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12543161117162363000000000.271.271.339.61014621431.266.068.067.0000.000.000.000.70143.6717.95
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter33106273873219000000000.358.358.538.8965712106.346.180.179.0000.000.000.001.8953.0031.58
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6716119428111721283024013.261.377.342.7195510195.315.081.261.00014.3615.381.070.51161.0023.81
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter28444121003113810000.273.333.295.62813148.333.022.091.0006.2516.672.670.000.008.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games162350399215223453536557025.263.368.332.70011619414.319.069.224.00012.7615.641.230.41205.0020.37
Average Minor - Per 162 games162549951612761179167614355410.294.367.426.79323445624.301.132.259.0009.726.940.711.8148.5527.61

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln23OF30--473115150.9801.67------30100.022.7
1978Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln23OF108--23045-239234.9792.17------11197.379.4
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23OF3--4---441.0001.33------837.51.9
1979Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln24OF105--2101143225221.9822.10------10699.177.2
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24OF8--121-113131.0001.63------1172.74.9
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet25OF55--9854-107103.9631.87------6782.134.0
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet25DH9---------------6713.45.6
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25OF6--4---441.0000.67------966.73.7
1981Charleston Charlies ILAAAcle26OF132--197121-210209.9951.58------13498.595.0
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF72--118641128124.9691.72------720.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH9---------------90.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF345--63727103674664.9851.92------3450.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF30--473115150.9801.67------300.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln23---------30-
1978Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln23---------108-
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23---------3-
1979Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln24---------105-
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24---------8-
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet25---------559
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25---------6-
1981Charleston Charlies ILAAAcle26---------132-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1999Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex44Scout1629567.586--1Johnny OatesLost in 1st Round (Yankees)
* 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.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1981-09-28TradeTraded by Indians with Cash to Astros for Mike Fischlin. 
1981-04-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1981-03-29Released by Tigers. 
1980-06-02TradeTraded by Cardinals to Tigers for Al Greene and John Martin. 
* 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.