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Charlie SpikesHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1969-1980 MLB Years: 1972-1980
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1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsOF-540, DH-32Position when Drafted3B-OFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLeslie Charles Spikes
Height6-3Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 23,1951 [67.027]PlaceBogalusa,Louisiana
High SchoolCentral Memorial (Bogalusa,LA)

DraftedSelected by the New York Yankees in the 1st round (11th overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 1,1972 [21.221]
OrganizationsCLE [5] NYA [4] ATL [2] DET [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18314Retrosheet IDspikc101MLBAM ID122597
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed53Power65Contact28XBH60RBIs64Runs57Hitting57Durability31Team.484Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969Johnson CityAppRk--1847163293320821000000000.202.202.362.5645910163.161.160.160.2530.000.000.004.9120.3830.30
1970Fort LauderdaleFSLA+--19127422711001221962000000000.237.237.410.64717333422.201.173.173.2840.000.000.004.5022.2133.00
1971KinstonCaroA+--20127423771141612279000000000.270.270.468.73819839423.229.198.199.3320.000.000.005.2019.2334.21
1972West HavenEastAA--21126427831322752683000000000.309.309.578.88724758427.264.269.269.4020.000.000.006.0916.4243.94
1972New York YankeesALMLBnya42of2114342510030111300000.147.171.176.3476135.238.029.029.1622.8637.1413.000.000.0020.00
1973Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24of221405066812012323735345103505112.237.303.409.71220738561.252.172.265.3228.0218.362.294.1022.0031.67
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24of2315556863154231228010734100703215.271.319.431.75024546612.294.160.225.3425.5616.342.943.5925.8229.87
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24of2411134541791331133763051030311.229.291.380.67113127378.240.151.241.3057.9413.491.702.9131.3634.18
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24of25101334347911533156235051234.237.294.326.62010919365.269.089.156.2876.3013.702.170.82111.3324.05
1977Toledo Mud HensILAAAcle-2649164314873731152174550400.293.368.500.8688217190.353.207.390.3798.9523.682.653.6823.4335.42
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24of26329513222031102111720104.232.321.347.668335109.250.115.211.30610.0915.601.552.7531.6722.73
1978Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-of27165081632211309930200.320.438.5801.01829764.341.260.500.44414.0614.061.003.1325.0043.75
1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet34of271028171002002620010.250.344.286.6308132.318.036.107.2906.2518.753.000.000.0014.29
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl46of2866931226803210053000213.280.310.462.7724311100.371.182.237.3335.0030.006.003.0031.0042.31
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl46of29413661010020031810020.278.350.306.65611140.556.028.111.2887.5045.006.000.000.0010.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter67020392405027212652562725154388224131349.246.304.389.6937931492232.273.143.219.0006.9017.382.522.9131.3729.68
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4921649299443671384287182265480600.269.282.478.7607881641689.237.209.235.0001.543.202.084.9719.6337.02
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter652143964105942182265480600.299.386.519.90511124254.350.220.416.00010.2421.262.083.5423.7837.50
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter126427831322752683000000000.309.309.578.88724758427.264.269.269.0000.000.000.006.0916.4243.94
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter25484514821428341141000000000.253.253.439.69237172845.215.186.186.0000.000.000.004.8520.6133.64
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter47163293320821000000000.202.202.362.5645910163.161.160.160.0000.000.000.004.9120.3830.30
Cleveland Indians Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter5391848219454611262228272414332119411946.246.305.392.6977251352025.266.146.226.0007.0615.852.243.0629.8129.74
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1071291836903230084810233.279.321.419.7405412140.413.140.202.0005.7134.296.002.1443.0033.33
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter14342510030111300000.147.171.176.3476135.238.029.029.0002.8637.1413.000.000.0020.00
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1028171002002620010.250.344.286.6308132.318.036.107.0006.2518.753.000.000.0014.29
Average MLB - Per 162 games162493581211731662763794513312.246.304.389.69319236540.273.143.219.0006.9017.382.522.9131.3729.68
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625439814622428956191830200.269.282.478.76025954556.237.209.235.0001.543.202.084.9719.6337.02

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1972New York YankeesALMLBnya21OF9-65141-115151.0001.670.23-----1464.35.8
1973Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22OF111-947202138-223215.9641.940.23-----14079.368.5
1973Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22DH26---------------14018.616.0
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23OF154--28416103310300.9681.95------15599.495.1
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24OF103--1761355194189.9741.83------11192.864.8
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24DH2---------------1111.81.3
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25OF98--18573-195192.9851.96------10197.061.6
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25DH2---------------1012.01.3
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26DH2---------------326.31.2
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26OF27--341113635.9721.30------3284.416.8
1978Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet27OF7--15---15151.0002.14------1643.85.1
1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet27OF9--91111110.9091.11------1090.05.6
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28OF15--16-3-1916.8421.07------6622.79.4
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29OF7--4---441.0000.57------4117.14.3
MLB Totals for OF - 9 season(s)-   OF533-10129245231111007976.9691.830.96-----5330.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH32---------------320.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF7--15---15151.0002.14------70.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1972New York YankeesALMLBnya21---------9-
1973Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22---------11126
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23---------154-
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24---------1032
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25---------982
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26---------272
1978Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet27---------7-
1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet27---------9-
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28---------15-
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29---------7-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1980-12-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1979-04-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1978-09-25Released by Tigers. 
1977-12-09TradeTraded by Indians to Tigers for Tom Veryzer. 
1972-11-27TradeTraded by Yankees with Rusty Torres, Jerry Kenney and John Ellis to Indians for Jerry Moses and Graig Nettles. 
* 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.