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Lon Goldstein

Leslie Elmer Goldstein Jr.

Positions: Pinch Hitter and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: May 13, 1918 in Austin, TX
High School: Poly Tech HS (Fort Worth, TX)
Schools: Texas Wesleyan University (Fort Worth, TX), University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX) (All Transactions)
Debut: September 11, 1943 (Age 25.121, 7,508th in MLB history)
Team: Reds 1943-1946

Last Game: September 17, 1946 (Age 28.127)
Died: January 28, 2013 in Fort Worth, TX
Buried: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park, Fort Worth, TX
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Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1943 25 CIN NL 5 7 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .200 .429 .200 .629 85 1 1 0 0 /3
1946 28 CIN NL 6 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .167 .000 .167 -50 0 0 0 0
2 Yrs 11 13 10 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 .100 .308 .100 .408 20 1 1 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 191 147 29 15 0 0 0 0 0 44 29 .100 .308 .100 .408 20 15 15 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1943 25 CIN NL 5 7 0 0 0 0 -0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 /3
1946 28 CIN NL 6 6 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .482 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1
2 Seasons 11 13 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -0 -0.0 .490 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0

Standard Fielding

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1943 CIN NL 25 1B 2 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 3.50 .991 10.50
1 Season 1B 2 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 3.50 .991 10.50
2 Seasons TOT 2 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 3.50 .991 10.50
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

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Name and misspellings: Leslie Elmer Leslie Elmer Jr. Lon Lonnie Goldstein

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