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Lou Thornton

Louis Thornton

Positions: Outfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: April 26, 1963 in Montgomery, Alabama, US
High School: Jefferson Davis HS (Montgomery, AL)

Drafted by the New York Mets in the 19th round of the 1981 MLB June Amateur Draft from Jefferson Davis HS (Montgomery, AL).

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
1981 18 -2.1 Kingsport APPY Rk NYM 48 168 153 23 32 7 0 2 17 4 1 15 34 .209 .280 .294 .574 45 0 0 0 0
1982 19 -1.3 Kingsport APPY Rk NYM 57 230 210 29 44 9 2 5 29 12 1 14 36 .210 .271 .343 .614 72 4 1 1 0
1983 20 -1.3 Columbia SALL A NYM 119 492 448 80 120 24 6 11 73 22 8 32 90 .268 .322 .422 .744 189 6 2 4 0
1984 21 -1.2 Lynchburg CARL A NYM 131 543 505 78 139 25 7 6 67 28 11 29 81 .275 .324 .388 .712 196 8 0 1 5
1986 23 -2.7 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 64 251 231 34 60 4 2 2 28 20 5 14 33 .260 .304 .320 .624 74 2 1 3 1
1987 24 -1.5 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 122 491 464 64 123 10 5 9 47 39 9 23 71 .265 .299 .366 .666 170 1 0 3 5
1988 25 -0.7 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 69 260 246 23 51 12 3 4 22 11 5 11 46 .207 .244 .329 .573 81 1 2 0 6
1989 26 -0.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA NYM,PIT 99 342 325 42 82 13 3 3 27 9 5 12 44 .252 .278 .338 .616 110 1 0 4 1
1989 26 0.1 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 71 237 229 34 62 10 2 2 20 6 3 5 29 .271 .287 .358 .645 82 1 0 2 1
1989 26 -0.3 Buffalo AA AAA PIT 28 105 96 8 20 3 1 1 7 3 2 7 15 .208 .257 .292 .549 28 0 0 2 0
1990 27 1.2 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 109 396 379 42 86 9 4 4 38 13 7 10 51 .227 .249 .303 .553 115 2 3 2 2
9 Seasons 818 3173 2961 415 737 113 32 46 348 158 52 160 486 .249 .291 .355 .647 1052 25 9 18 20
Rk (2 seasons) Rk 105 398 363 52 76 16 2 7 46 16 2 29 70 .209 .275 .322 .597 117 4 1 1 0
A (2 seasons) A 250 1035 953 158 259 49 13 17 140 50 19 61 171 .272 .323 .404 .727 385 14 2 5 5
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 463 1740 1645 205 402 48 17 22 162 92 31 70 245 .244 .276 .334 .611 550 7 6 12 15

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1981 18 Kingsport APPY Rk NYM 1B 44 397 338 43 16 36 .960 8.66
1982 19 Kingsport APPY Rk NYM OF 44 103 91 3 9 0 .913 2.14
1982 19 Kingsport APPY Rk NYM 3B 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1982 19 Kingsport APPY Rk NYM 1B 9 98 90 4 4 6 .959 10.44
1983 20 Columbia SALL A NYM OF 116 222 193 18 11 1 .950 1.82
1984 21 Lynchburg CARL A NYM OF 123 207 186 11 10 2 .952 1.60
1984 21 Lynchburg CARL A NYM 1B 8 67 64 2 1 1 .985 8.25
1986 23 Syracuse IL AAA TOR OF 61 123 114 5 4 0 .967 1.95
1987 24 Syracuse IL AAA TOR OF 114 215 199 6 10 0 .953 1.80
1988 25 Syracuse IL AAA TOR OF 50 102 96 1 5 0 .951 1.94
1988 25 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 3B 15 47 10 30 7 2 .851 2.67
1989 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA NYM,PIT OF 75 151 139 10 2 0 .987 1.99
1989 26 Tidewater IL AAA NYM OF 48 99 91 7 1 0 .990 2.04
1989 26 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 1B 10 63 57 4 2 2 .968 6.10
1989 26 Buffalo AA AAA PIT OF 27 52 48 3 1 0 .981 1.89
1990 27 Tidewater IL AAA NYM OF 98 179 166 7 6 2 .966 1.77
1990 27 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 1B 5 43 38 4 1 3 .977 8.40
9 Seasons 773 2018 1782 148 88 55 .956 2.50
OF (8 seasons) OF 681 1302 1184 61 57 5 .956 1.83
1B (5 seasons) 1B 76 668 587 57 24 48 .964 8.47
3B (2 seasons) 3B 16 48 11 30 7 2 .854 2.56

Sabr ID: def4c4dd

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