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Lee King

Edward Lee King

Positions: Leftfielder, Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 150 lb.

Born: March 28, 1894 in Waltham, MA
School: University of Massachusetts Amherst (Amherst, MA) (All Transactions)
Debut: June 24, 1916 (Age 22)
Rookie Status: Lost 1916 [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/Braves 1916-1919

Final Game: April 28, 1919 (Age 25)
Died: September 7, 1938 in Chelsea, MA
Buried: Mount Benedict Cemetery, West Roxbury, MA
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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
1916 22 PHA AL 42 157 144 13 27 1 2 0 8 4 7 15 .188 .230 .222 .452 40 32 1 5 O76/5489
1919 25 BSN NL 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
2 Yrs 44 158 145 13 27 1 2 0 8 4 7 15 .186 .229 .221 .449 39 32 1 5
162 Game Avg. 162 582 534 48 99 4 7 0 29 15 26 55 .186 .229 .221 .449 39 118 4 18
BSN (1 yr) 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
PHA (1 yr) 42 157 144 13 27 1 2 0 8 4 7 15 .188 .230 .222 .452 40 32 1 5

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
1916 22 PHA AL 42 157 -10 -0 0 -6 -0 -16 -2.0 6 -10 -1.3 .454 .488 -0.6 -0.8 -4 O76/5489
1919 25 BSN NL 2 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .488 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0
2 Seasons 44 158 -10 -0 0 -6 -0 -16 -2.0 6 -10 -1.4 .455 .489 -0.6 -0.8 -4
BSN (1 yr) 2 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .488 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0
PHA (1 yr) 42 157 -10 -0 0 -6 -0 -16 -2.0 6 -10 -1.3 .454 .488 -0.6 -0.8 -4

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 G Awards
1916 PHA AL 22 OF 22 20 18 25 24 1 0 0 1.000 1.14 .963 2.12
1916 PHA AL 22 LF 19 18 16 21 20 1 0 0 1.000 1.11 .961 2.22
1916 PHA AL 22 SS 11 10 10 63 20 32 11 5 .825 4.73 .938 5.18
1916 PHA AL 22 3B 5 5 5 14 4 9 1 0 .929 2.60 .939 3.40
1916 PHA AL 22 2B 2 2 2 8 5 2 1 0 .875 3.50 .964 5.05
1916 PHA AL 22 CF 2 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .970 2.45
1916 PHA AL 22 RF 1 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 .960 1.70
1 Season OF 22 20 18 25 24 1 0 0 1.000 1.14 .963 2.12 19-2-1
1 Season LF 19 18 16 21 20 1 0 0 1.000 1.11 .961 2.22
1 Season SS 11 10 10 63 20 32 11 5 .825 4.73 .938 5.18
1 Season 3B 5 5 5 14 4 9 1 0 .929 2.60 .939 3.40
1 Season 2B 2 2 2 8 5 2 1 0 .875 3.50 .964 5.05
1 Season CF 2 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .970 2.45
1 Season RF 1 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 .960 1.70
2 Seasons TOT 40 37 35 110 53 44 13 5 .882 2.43 .946 3.27 19-2-1
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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