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Chet Lemon

Chester Earl Lemon (The Jet)

Positions: Third Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: February 12, 1955 in Jackson, Mississippi, US
High School: Fremont HS (Los Angeles, CA)
School: Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA)

Drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 1st round (22nd) of the 1972 MLB June Amateur Draft from Fremont HS (Los Angeles, CA).

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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
1972 17 -3.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs A--A OAK 71 303 269 51 73 13 1 3 24 7 3 22 54 .271 .344 .361 .705 97 9 1 2
1972 17 -3.6 Coos Bay-North Bend NORW A- OAK 38 162 140 33 40 8 1 2 16 6 3 14 24 .286 .373 .400 .773 56 6 1 1
1972 17 -4.0 Burlington MIDW A OAK 33 141 129 18 33 5 0 1 8 1 0 8 30 .256 .312 .318 .630 41 3 0 1
1973 18 -2.8 Burlington MIDW A OAK 113 485 392 73 121 21 1 19 88 10 7 77 82 .309 .435 .513 .947 201 11 4 1
1974 19 -3.7 Birmingham SOUL AA OAK 79 319 272 52 79 22 2 10 61 3 1 40 45 .290 .390 .496 .886 135 5 1 1
1975 20 -4.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CHW,OAK 135 573 497 83 146 22 8 13 82 28 6 62 72 .294 .376 .449 .825 223 6 4 4
1975 20 -4.7 Denver AA AAA CHW 70 288 254 40 78 15 6 8 49 11 2 25 35 .307 .373 .508 .881 129 3 4 2
1975 20 -5.2 Tucson PCL AAA OAK 65 285 243 43 68 7 2 5 33 17 4 37 37 .280 .379 .387 .766 94 3 0 2
4 Seasons 398 1680 1430 259 419 78 12 45 255 48 17 201 253 .293 .390 .459 .849 656 31 10 8
A- (1 season) A- 38 162 140 33 40 8 1 2 16 6 3 14 24 .286 .373 .400 .773 56 6 1 1
A (2 seasons) A 146 626 521 91 154 26 1 20 96 11 7 85 112 .296 .407 .464 .871 242 14 4 2
AA (1 season) AA 79 319 272 52 79 22 2 10 61 3 1 40 45 .290 .390 .496 .886 135 5 1 1
AAA (1 season) AAA 135 573 497 83 146 22 8 13 82 28 6 62 72 .294 .376 .449 .825 223 6 4 4

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1972 17 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A- OAK 3B 46 135 29 88 18 7 .867 2.54
1972 17 2 Teams 2 Lgs A--A OAK SS 29 130 51 68 11 16 .915 4.10
1972 17 Coos Bay-North Bend NORW A- OAK SS 28 128 49 68 11 15 .914 4.18
1972 17 Coos Bay-North Bend NORW A- OAK 3B 13 38 7 26 5 1 .868 2.54
1972 17 Burlington MIDW A OAK SS 1 2 2 0 0 1 1.000 2.00
1972 17 Burlington MIDW A OAK 3B 33 97 22 62 13 6 .866 2.55
1973 18 Burlington MIDW A OAK SS 11 34 11 20 3 3 .912 2.82
1973 18 Burlington MIDW A OAK 3B 104 319 91 195 33 15 .897 2.75
1974 19 Birmingham SOUL AA OAK SS 16 81 32 45 4 9 .951 4.81
1974 19 Birmingham SOUL AA OAK 3B 56 161 52 90 19 13 .882 2.54
1975 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA OAK,CHW 3B 112 262 78 146 38 11 .855 2.00
1975 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA OAK,CHW OF 10 21 21 0 0 0 1.000 2.10
1975 20 Tucson PCL AAA OAK OF 5 15 15 0 0 0 1.000 3.00
1975 20 Tucson PCL AAA OAK 3B 57 134 45 70 19 6 .858 2.02
1975 20 Denver AA AAA CHW OF 5 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.20
1975 20 Denver AA AAA CHW 3B 55 128 33 76 19 5 .852 1.98
4 Seasons 384 1143 365 652 126 74 .890 2.65
3B (4 seasons) 3B 318 877 250 519 108 46 .877 2.42
SS (3 seasons) SS 56 245 94 133 18 28 .927 4.05
OF (1 season) OF 10 21 21 0 0 0 1.000 2.10

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1972 17 Coos Bay-North Bend A's Northwest League A- OAK
1972 17 Burlington Bees Midwest League A OAK
1973 18 Burlington Bees Midwest League A OAK
1974 19 Birmingham A's Southern League AA OAK
1975 20 Denver Bears American Association AAA CHW
1975 20 Tucson Toros Pacific Coast League AAA OAK
1975 20 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1975-09-09 1975-09-28
1976 21 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1976-04-09 1976-10-03
1977 22 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1977-04-07 1977-10-02
1978 23 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1978-04-07 1978-09-30
1979 24 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1979-04-06 1979-09-30
1980 25 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1980-04-10 1980-10-05
1981 26 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1981-04-10 1981-10-03
1982 27 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1982-04-14 1982-10-03
1983 28 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1983-04-05 1983-10-02
1984 29 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1984-04-03 1984-09-30
1985 30 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1985-04-08 1985-10-06
1986 31 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1986-04-07 1986-10-05
1987 32 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1987-04-06 1987-10-04
1988 33 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1988-04-04 1988-10-02
1989 34 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1989-04-04 1989-10-01
1990 35 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1990-04-09 1990-10-03

Sabr ID: e57a5b30

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