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Lute Barnes

Luther Owens Barnes

Positions: Second Baseman, Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 160 lb.

Born: April 28, 1947 in Forest City, Iowa, US
School: Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR)

Drafted by the New York Mets in the 21st round of the 1969 MLB June Amateur Draft from Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR).

Major League Stats

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1969 22 0.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk NYM 78 328 299 52 86 10 1 0 18 26 8 26 26 .288 .343 .328 .670 98 0 1 2
1969 22 2.6 Marion APPY Rk NYM 8 30 26 4 5 1 1 0 4 2 1 4 2 .192 .300 .308 .608 8 0 0 0
1969 22 0.5 Pompano Beach FLOR A NYM 70 298 273 48 81 9 0 0 14 24 7 22 24 .297 .347 .330 .676 90 0 1 2
1969 22 0.9 Mets FLIN WRk NYM 29 116 102 17 25 3 1 0 6 5 1 9 10 .245 .301 .294 .595 30 0 3 2
1970 23 -0.2 Memphis TL AA NYM 121 494 458 60 133 15 2 2 31 12 4 28 69 .290 .329 .345 .674 158 4 4 4
1971 24 -1.1 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 122 455 403 55 110 15 4 5 42 7 4 41 49 .273 .340 .367 .707 148 3 2 6
1972 25 -0.5 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 105 436 392 41 101 10 8 2 33 5 6 32 58 .258 .319 .339 .658 133 4 6 2
1973 26 1.1 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 142 611 531 61 120 24 2 5 47 22 13 68 69 .226 .320 .307 .627 163 7 2 3
1974 27 1.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA NYM,CIN 67 229 201 23 34 5 0 0 8 4 5 22 27 .169 .254 .194 .448 39 2 1 3
1974 27 1.8 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 39 163 144 12 24 3 0 0 5 4 3 15 19 .167 .253 .188 .441 27 2 1 1
1974 27 1.9 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 28 66 57 11 10 2 0 0 3 0 2 7 8 .175 .258 .211 .468 12 0 0 2
1975 28 3.3 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 78 207 174 23 35 7 0 1 10 7 1 25 20 .201 .314 .259 .572 45 4 3 1
7 Seasons 713 2760 2458 315 619 86 17 15 189 83 41 242 318 .252 .321 .319 .640 784 20 19 21 4
WRk (1 season) WRk 29 116 102 17 25 3 1 0 6 5 1 9 10 .245 .301 .294 .595 30 0 3 2
Rk (1 season) Rk 8 30 26 4 5 1 1 0 4 2 1 4 2 .192 .300 .308 .608 8 0 0 0
A (1 season) A 70 298 273 48 81 9 0 0 14 24 7 22 24 .297 .347 .330 .676 90 0 1 2
AA (1 season) AA 121 494 458 60 133 15 2 2 31 12 4 28 69 .290 .329 .345 .674 158 4 4 4
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 514 1938 1701 203 400 61 14 13 140 45 29 188 223 .235 .316 .310 .626 528 20 14 15
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1969 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk NYM SS 77 342 106 205 31 35 .909 4.04
1969 22 Marion APPY Rk NYM SS 7 26 8 14 4 1 .846 3.14
1969 22 Pompano Beach FLOR A NYM SS 70 316 98 191 27 34 .915 4.13
1969 22 Mets FLIN WRk NYM SS 9 40 11 28 1 3 .975 4.33
1969 22 Mets FLIN WRk NYM 3B 12 36 10 23 3 2 .917 2.75
1969 22 Mets FLIN WRk NYM 2B 5 18 8 9 1 1 .944 3.40
1970 23 Memphis TL AA NYM SS 57 270 90 157 23 20 .915 4.33
1970 23 Memphis TL AA NYM 3B 15 37 7 24 6 2 .838 2.07
1970 23 Memphis TL AA NYM 2B 45 224 85 130 9 24 .960 4.78
1971 24 Tidewater IL AAA NYM SS 2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
1971 24 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 2B 121 533 231 282 20 51 .962 4.24
1972 25 Tidewater IL AAA NYM SS 5 16 1 14 1 1 .938 3.00
1972 25 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 2B 101 507 215 275 17 63 .966 4.85
1973 26 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 2B 139 689 279 391 19 85 .972 4.82
1974 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA NYM,CIN 2B 56 267 116 146 5 35 .981 4.68
1974 27 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 2B 37 194 85 105 4 26 .979 5.14
1974 27 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN OF 5 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.60
1974 27 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 2B 19 73 31 41 1 9 .986 3.79
1975 28 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 2B 71 314 115 187 12 36 .962 4.25
7 Seasons 694 3203 1248 1812 143 352 .955 4.41
2B (6 seasons) 2B 533 2534 1041 1411 82 294 .968 4.60
SS (4 seasons) SS 141 629 197 377 55 56 .913 4.07
3B (1 season) 3B 15 37 7 24 6 2 .838 2.07
OF (1 season) OF 5 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.60

Sabr ID: 932c3204

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