Charles William Lea
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 194 lb.
Born: December 25, 1956 in Orleans, France
High School: Kingsbury HS (Memphis, TN)
Schools: Southwest Tennessee Community College (Memphis, TN), University of Memphis (Memphis, TN), University of Mississippi (Oxford, MS)
Drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 9th round of the 1978 amateur draft.
Debut: June 12, 1980 (Age 23.170, 11,924th in MLB history)
vs. SDP 8.0 IP, 8 H, 4 SO, 3 BB, 1 ER, W
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1980 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Expos/Twins 1980-1988
Agents: Randy Hendricks,Alan Hendricks [*]
Last Game: October 1, 1988 (Age 31.281)
Died: November 11, 2011 in Collierville, TN
Buried: Memorial Park Cemetery, Memphis, TN
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