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Roy SmithTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1979-1993 MLB Years: 1984-1991
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Drafted
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General Manager

PositionsP-342Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLe Roy Purdy Smith
Height6-3Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 6,1961 [57.041]PlaceMount Vernon,New York
High SchoolMount Vernon (Mount Vernon,NY)
CollegeFordham University (New York,NY), Mercy College (New York,NY)

DraftedSelected by the Philadelphia Phillies [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (72nd overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-CLE-#9
MLB DebutJune 23,1984 [22.290]
OrganizationsMIN [5] PHI [4] CLE [3] BAL [1] PIT [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18203Retrosheet IDsmitr001MLBAM ID122427
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts40Walks69Hittable53SO/BB60vsPower53Hitting.877Durability58Team.488Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1979Helena PhilliesPioRkphi-ST17502.50550200036.0211610216424001.035.250.504.0010.502.631.000-
1980Peninsula PilotsCaroA+phi-ST181762.60272705300163.010154477631346001.015.580.393.487.402.13.739-
1981Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-ST191184.42272704200161.01239279139711714001.376.880.735.426.541.21.579-
1981Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-ST191180.73272704200161.01237913929711714001.376.885.145.426.541.21.579-
1981Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--ST022162.57545408400322.02461719210519423428001.376.882.935.426.541.21.579-
1982Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-ST201083.85262604000166.01418171158212212001.347.640.814.456.611.49.556-
1983Charleston CharliesILAAAcle-ST21685.16272704200155.0166101892175954001.559.621.224.355.501.27.429-
1984Maine GuidesILAAAcle-ST22544.3512120200080.2774739929486001.318.591.003.245.361.66.556-
1984Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33S/R22554.5922148001086.09149441440553201.529.491.464.175.731.38.5004.99
1985Maine GuidesILAAAcle-ST231042.39151506000109.08433291029652001.036.910.822.395.352.24.714-
1985Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33ST23145.3412111100062.0844037817281001.6212.131.162.454.041.65.2004.27
1986Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-ST24211.51990100053.242129416394001.087.040.672.686.542.44.667-
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin19Rel24026.97505002010.013881580001.7411.320.874.356.971.60.0003.93
1987Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-ST259123.79242406000166.0176847012411063001.309.520.652.225.742.59.429-
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23Rel25104.96716001016.0201093680001.5911.021.653.314.411.331.0005.38
1988Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-ST261294.32222207200150.0152827210311103001.229.120.601.866.603.55.571-
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23S/R26302.68945001037.0291211312171401.117.050.732.924.141.421.0003.88
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23ST271063.92322662011172.018082752251925101.349.401.152.664.801.80.6254.24
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23S/R285104.81322391110153.0191918220478710001.5511.211.172.765.111.85.3334.29
1991Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-ST29623.5011110200074.2653129317402001.107.830.362.054.822.35.750-
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43S/R29545.6017143000080.0995250924253101.5311.091.012.692.801.04.5564.59
1993Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-ST3115114.13282804100167.217887771538877001.299.550.812.044.672.29.577-
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter30314.6013693434171616.07073443168020232023801.4710.291.162.944.661.58.4921.63
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter119813.4726026005112001642.21449799634213631112281001.267.931.173.456.141.78.595-
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter65513.89148148032500955.29404774148427659031001.278.830.792.595.542.14.560-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter32243.018080012400488.038725216312027635640001.367.142.215.096.571.29.571-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1762.60272705300163.010154477631346001.015.580.393.487.402.13.739-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter502.50550200036.0211610216424001.035.250.504.0010.502.631.000-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter19184.288554313161388.04332031854912121216501.4210.011.132.804.901.75.514-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter694.90342591010148.217589812257834201.5610.591.333.455.021.46.400-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter545.6017143000080.0995250924253101.5311.091.012.692.801.04.556-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11114.604833151020220.025212211228721148301.4710.291.162.944.661.58.5001.63
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings16113.47353507200220.019410785288415011001.267.931.173.456.141.78.593-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Peninsula PilotsCaroA+phi-p18273000000000201000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1993Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-p312826220000000603000.077.077.077.1542029.100.000.000.0700.0020.690.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5529220000000804000.069.069.069.1382033.095.000.000.0000.0024.240.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2826220000000603000.077.077.077.1542029.100.000.000.0000.0020.690.000.000.000.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter273000000000201000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1628566000000024012000.069.069.069.1386097.095.000.000.0000.0024.240.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1979Helena Phillies PioRkphi17P5--33--661.0001.20------5100.07.2
1980Peninsula Pilots CaroA+phi18P27--1012112322.9570.81------27100.019.3
1982Reading Phillies EastAAphi20P26--914112423.9580.88------26100.018.8
1983Charleston Charlies ILAAAcle21P27--1612-128281.0001.04------27100.019.3
1984Maine Guides ILAAAcle22P12--28211210.8330.83------12100.08.8
1984Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22P22-86463-1310.7690.450.12-----22100.013.6
1985Maine Guides ILAAAcle23P15--471-1211.9170.73------15100.010.8
1985Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23P12-6263--991.0000.750.15-----12100.07.4
1986Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin24P9--471-1211.9171.22------9100.06.5
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24P5-10-1--111.0000.200.10-----5100.03.1
1987Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin25P24--1223113635.9721.46------24100.017.0
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25P7-16-2--221.0000.290.13-----7100.04.3
1988Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin26P22--12103-2522.8801.00------22100.015.5
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26P9-3732--551.0000.560.14-----9100.05.6
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27P32-172913-122221.0000.690.13-----32100.019.8
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28P32-1531091-2019.9500.590.12-----32100.019.8
1991Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal29P11--361-109.9000.82------11100.07.6
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29P17-8098--17171.0001.000.21-----17100.010.5
1993Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit31P28--1219123231.9691.11------28100.019.4
MLB Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P136-6164144418985.9550.630.14-----1360.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P148--6592105167157.9401.06------1480.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P26--914112423.9580.88------260.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--1012112322.9570.81------270.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5--33--661.0001.20------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1979Helena Phillies PioRkphi175----------
1980Peninsula Pilots CaroA+phi1827----------
1982Reading Phillies EastAAphi2026----------
1983Charleston Charlies ILAAAcle2127----------
1984Maine Guides ILAAAcle2212----------
1984Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2222----------
1985Maine Guides ILAAAcle2315----------
1985Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2312----------
1986Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin249----------
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin245----------
1987Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin2524----------
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin257----------
1988Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin2622----------
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin269----------
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2732----------
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2832----------
1991Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal2911----------
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2917----------
1993Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit3128----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit33Scout1445886.40327.05Jim Leyland
2010Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor48Major League Scout1628577.52511.04Cito Gaston
* 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
1991-10-16Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-01-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1990-12-02Released by Twins. 
1987-02-24ContractSigned as Free Agent by Twins. 
1986-12-20Released by Twins. 
1986-01-07TradeTraded by Indians with Ramon Romero to Twins for Bryan Oelkers and Ken Schrom. 
1982-09-12TradeTraded by Phillies with Jerry Reed and Wil Culmer to Indians for John Denny. 
* 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

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll2360,000-51633-370,78060,00060,000
1986Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll2460,000-61436-386,34760,000120,000
1987Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll2560,000-59534-344,90660,000180,000
1988Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll2662,500-60438-392,10762,500242,500
1989Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll27100,000-4992238429,80262,500342,500
1990Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll28355,000-3551350515,727100,000697,500
1991Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll29100,000-62039-742,231100,000797,500
* 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