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Les MossTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1946-1958 MLB Years: 1946-1958
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PositionsC-720Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Lester Moss
Height5-11Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 14,1925PlaceTulsa,Oklahoma
Death DateAugust 29,2012 [87.107]
High SchoolCentral (Tulsa,OK)
MLB DebutSeptember 10,1946 [21.119]
OrganizationsSLA [8] CHA [4] BAL [2] BOS [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID15709Retrosheet IDmossl101MLBAM ID119446
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed26Power62Contact58XBH51RBIs41Runs23Hitting63Durability41Team.438Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1946St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla23c2112354133005103510000.371.436.457.89316339.433.086.200.4227.6912.821.670.000.0023.08
1947St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla10c229627417435262700354812004.157.255.255.5107013312.168.098.226.25011.2215.381.371.9245.6730.23
1948St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla10c231073353586121144600395007000.257.334.424.75814227381.266.167.284.35310.2413.121.283.6723.9331.40
1949St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla10c249727828811101039014932120010.291.399.439.83812221330.301.148.320.39514.859.700.653.0327.8025.93
1950St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla10c258422224596083401263202000.266.343.401.7448914250.280.135.248.34410.4012.801.233.2027.7523.73
1951St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla10c261647582017006800003.170.264.277.54113353.184.107.234.26011.3215.091.331.8947.0037.50
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos14c267120218406032600253414009.198.289.272.561559232.224.074.198.27310.7814.661.361.2967.3322.50
1951Totals for AL-AL         87249234880433003142140012.193.285.273.5586812285.217.080.205.27010.8814.741.351.4062.2525.00
1952St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla10c275211811293031201151302000.246.331.347.678416135.255.101.220.32211.119.630.872.2239.3320.69
1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla10c28782392166141228011831110010.276.329.368.6978817259.311.092.163.3216.9511.971.720.77119.5025.76
1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal10c2950126731300500141601003.246.321.270.591343141.282.024.135.2859.9311.351.140.000.009.68
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal10c3029565191026017400011.339.413.464.87726363.340.125.232.39311.116.350.573.1728.0015.79
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha12c30325951520270061012010.254.333.390.72323468.277.136.237.3258.8214.711.672.9429.5026.67
1955Totals for AL-AL         6111510343041301131412021.296.372.426.798497131.309.130.235.3599.9210.691.083.0528.7520.59
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha12c3156127203140102200181502007.244.338.512.8506514147.206.268.409.37412.2410.200.836.8012.7045.16
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha12c324211510313021200201801114.270.375.348.723405137.302.078.252.33314.6013.140.901.4657.5016.13
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha123321000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.35250.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter824223421055275463276152823166261351.247.333.369.7028241422549.263.122.246.00011.0612.401.122.4735.4625.72
St. Louis Browns Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter542154814538556444198141912194160027.249.333.375.7085811041759.265.126.248.00010.8612.451.152.5035.1827.01
Chicago White Sox Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1323023577901441004543151211.255.352.424.77612823354.256.169.318.00012.7112.150.963.9521.5729.87
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7120218406032600253414009.198.289.272.561559232.224.074.198.00010.7814.661.361.2967.3322.50
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7918212504021101212001014.275.350.330.680606204.300.055.165.00010.299.800.950.9891.0012.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162439411091511254015562150110.247.333.369.70216228501.263.122.246.00011.0612.401.122.4735.4625.72

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1946St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla21C12--555216260.9685.00------12100.07.8
1947St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla22C96--3624376412405.9834.22-----696100.062.3
1948St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla23C103--3575258414409.9883.97-----410796.367.3
1949St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla24C83--28341109334324.9703.90-----49785.653.9
1950St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla25C60--20420104234224.9573.73-----68471.439.0
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26C69--2852854318313.9844.54-----67197.244.8
1951St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla26C12--508216058.9674.83------1675.07.8
1952St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla27C39--1181763141135.9573.46-----35275.025.3
1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla28C71--2962174324317.9784.46-----47891.046.1
1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29C38--1591654180175.9724.61-----25076.024.7
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30C32--905119695.9902.97-----132100.020.8
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30C17--665-471711.0004.18-----22958.611.0
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31C49--1491011160159.9943.24-----45687.531.8
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32C39--138832149146.9803.74-----34292.925.3
MLB Totals for C - 12 season(s)-   C720--2612279645229552891.9784.02-----457200.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1946St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla21-12---------
1947St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla22-96---------
1948St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla23-103---------
1949St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla24-83---------
1950St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla25-60---------
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26-69---------
1951St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla26-12---------
1952St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla27-39---------
1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla28-71---------
1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29-38---------
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30-32---------
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30-17---------
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31-49---------
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32-39---------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1967Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha42Assistant Coach1628973.5493.04Eddie Stanky
1968Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha43Assistant Coach1626795.41436.08Al Lopez,Les Moss,Eddie Stanky
1968Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha43Manager1626795.41436.08 
1969Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha44Assistant Coach1626894.42029.05Don Gutteridge,Al Lopez
1970Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha45Assistant Coach16256106.34642.06Don Gutteridge,Chuck Tanner,Bill Adair
1977Evansville TripletsAmerAAAMinordet52Manager1336568.48910.03 
1978Evansville TripletsAmerAAAMinordet53Manager1367858.5740.51 
1979Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet54Manager1618576.52818.05 
1980Midland CubsTexAAMinorchn55Manager1366472.47113.03 
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn56Pitching Coach1033865.36921.56Joey Amalfitano
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou57Pitching Coach1627785.47512.05Bob Lillis,Bill Virdon
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou58Pitching Coach1628577.5256.03Bob Lillis
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou59Pitching Coach1628082.49412.03Bob Lillis
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou60Pitching Coach1628379.51212.03Bob Lillis
1986Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou61Pitching Coach1629666.593--1Hal LanierLost NLCS (Mets)
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou62Pitching Coach1627686.46914.03Hal Lanier
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou63Pitching Coach1628280.50612.55Hal Lanier
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou64Pitching Coach1628676.5316.03Art Howe
* 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
1955-06-06TradeTraded by Orioles to White Sox for Harry Dorish. 
1951-11-28TradeTraded by Red Sox with Tom Wright to Browns for Ken Wood and Gus Niarhos. 
1951-05-17TradeTraded by Browns to Red Sox for Jim McDonald, Matt Batts, Jim Suchecki and Cash. 
1942-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
* 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.