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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Lester Strode
Stat Years
1980-1988
Height/Weight
5-11 / 165
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (174)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Warren County (McMinnville,TN)
Colleges
Kentucky State University (Frankfort, Kentucky)
Draft
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #4 (#94 overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
Service Time
Organizations
KCA [7] SLN [2] BAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 96909 ... retro id: strol801
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1980Gulf Coast Royals Blue GCLRkkca-221---011.80651001020.01354110271011.155.850.454.5012.152.252.70.000
    1980Minor Totals: KCAbyYearRk----221---011.80651001020.01354110271011.155.850.454.5012.152.252.70.000
    1981Gulf Coast Royals Blue GCLRkkca-232---024.24440000017.0159808171011.357.940.004.249.004.762.13.000
    1981Charleston (sc) RoyalsSALAkca-232---322.54880000046.0391413032354011.547.630.006.266.852.741.09.600
    1981Minor Totals: KCAbyYearRk/A----232---343.0012120000063.0542321040525021.497.710.005.717.433.291.30.429
    1982Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+kca-243---8113.55242451000144.113174575791098051.458.170.314.936.804.611.38.421
    1982Minor Totals: KCAbyYearA+----241---8113.56242451000144.313174575791098051.468.180.314.936.814.621.38.421
    1983Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-254---753.20251831570118.0985842950954051.257.470.693.817.254.421.90.583
    1983Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAA----251---753.20251831570118.0985842950954051.257.470.693.817.254.421.90.583
    1984Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-265---922.4313137300092.2552525532500000.945.340.493.114.862.431.56.818
    1984Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-265---174.2612122000076.0613836941653011.347.221.074.867.704.501.59.125
    1984Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA/AA----262---1093.26252593000168.7116636114731153011.126.210.753.916.153.371.58.526
    1985Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-276---774.37211930020113.197575512731056001.507.700.955.808.344.531.44.500
    1985Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----271---774.38211930020113.397575512731056001.507.720.955.818.364.541.44.500
    1986Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-287---9114.14282752010169.215487781988739031.438.171.014.673.874.610.83.450
    1986Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----281---9114.15282752010169.715487781988739031.438.191.014.683.884.630.83.450
    1987Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-298---006.14540001022.03316155890001.8613.502.053.273.686.551.13.000
    1987Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-298---018.56430011013.22113137370001.7613.834.611.984.618.562.33.000
    1987Minor Totals: BAL-SLNbyYearAAA----292---017.16970012035.75429281211160001.8513.813.072.814.097.411.45.000
    1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-309---234.8724200722061.0643533227351031.499.440.303.985.165.161.30.400
    1988Minor Totals: SLNbyYearAAA----301---234.8724200722061.0643533227351031.499.440.303.985.165.161.30.400
    Minor League Totals46523.8217413926713350893.778143137974451627370201.387.870.754.546.324.341.39.469
    Minor: Rk Totals032.921091001037.0281412118442021.246.810.244.3810.703.412.44.000
    Minor: A Totals322.54880000046.0391413032354011.547.630.006.266.852.741.09.600
    Minor: A+ Totals8113.56242451000144.313174575791098051.468.180.314.936.814.621.38.421
    Minor: AA Totals1672.873831104570210.7153836714821454051.126.550.603.516.213.551.77.696
    Minor: AAA Totals19294.5594671028270455.74302462305424029419071.478.501.074.755.814.861.23.396
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1980Gulf Coast Royals Blue GCLRkkca-22p1100200000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-29p251000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-30p3244000000000200000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals395200000000300000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals295000000000300000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1980GCL Royals Blue GCLRk22P600.0031043.7500.500.009.560.010
    1981GCL Royals Blue GCLRk23P400.01100221.0000.500.006.3100.013
    1981Charleston (Sc) RoyalsSALA23P800.03120315151.0001.900.005.6100.014
    1982Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+24P2400.0433404137.9021.500.0017.5100.03
    1983Jacksonville SunsSouAA25P2500.069311815.8330.600.0017.2100.07
    1984Memphis ChicksSouAA26P1300.038211311.8460.800.008.9100.012
    1984Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA26P1200.0190010101.0000.800.007.8100.013
    1985Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA27P2100.0512101817.9440.800.0014.8100.09
    1986Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA28P2800.07220129291.0001.000.0019.7100.03
    1987Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA29P500.0041154.8000.800.003.6100.016
    1987Rochester Red WingsILAAA29P400.00100111.0000.300.002.9100.022
    1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA30P2400.0690115151.0000.600.0016.9100.06
    AAA Totals - (P)94001957237876.9740.800.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)3800917523126.8390.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)2400433404137.9021.500.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)8003120315151.0001.900.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)1000141065.8330.500.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1980Minor6----------
    1981Minor12----------
    1982Minor24----------
    1983Minor25----------
    1984Minor25----------
    1985Minor21----------
    1986Minor28----------
    1987Minor9----------
    1988Minor24----------
    Totals174----------