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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Jonathan Ray Lieber
Stat Years
1991-2008  [mlb] 1994-2008
6-3 / 225
Left / Right
P (472)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
High School
Abraham Lincoln (Council Bluffs,IA)
University of South Alabama (Mobile, Alabama), Iowa Western Community College (Council Bluffs, Iowa)
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #2 (#44 overall) of the 1992 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Signing Scouts
Ken Gonzales
MLB Debut
1994-05-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.043)
Service Time
13.077 (2007)
PIT [5] CHN [5] PHI [3] NYA [2] KCA [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 1248 ... retro id: liebj001 ... mlbam id: 117758
Pitch Repertoire
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On Base

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