James Kenneth Lefebvre
Positions: Second Baseman and Third Baseman
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: January 7, 1942 in Inglewood, CA
High School: Morningside HS (Inglewood
Signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1962.
Debut: April 12, 1965 (Age 23.095, 9,933rd in MLB history)
vs. NYM 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1965 season [*]
Team: Dodgers 1965-1972
Last Game: September 19, 1972 (Age 30.256)
vs. SDP 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- October 2015
- 10/18 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Cleveland Connections in the Championship Series: Things didnât quite go as hoped this season for Tribe fans. Instead of celebrating another âOctober to rememberâ, fans of...
- 10/15 Walk-Off Walk: Thursday Throwback - Jerome Walton: (This column used to be called Random Ex-Brave.)Jerome Walton is the Bush of ball players.I'll explain.In 1994, Bush released...
News -- August 2015
- 8/18 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: August 18, 2008: 2008 â Newly acquired top prospect Matt LaPorta is hit on the head by a fastball in a ugly turn of events at the Beijing Olympics....
News -- July 2015
- 7/27 D.C. Baseball Yesterday and Today: A breakout weekend for Taylor recalls past rookie phenom Allison: Thereâs nothing quite like seeing a major league rookie come into his own, especially when heâs making the most of an opportunity...
News -- June 2015
- 6/20 Outfield Fly Rule: #103: 1966 World Series: Home list with explanations Note: Leverage Index is an average of the leverage of situations, with 1 being average, below 1 being...
News -- May 2015
- 5/16 Lasorda's Lair: Dodgers To Honor '55 And '65 WS Championship Teams Tonight: In tonight's pregame festivities, the Los Angeles Dodgers will honor two past World Series championship teams: the 1955 club,...
News -- April 2015
- 4/15 Gammons Daily: Stats report: Chase Utley sets a NL record: Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. All stats...
- 4/10 Puckett's Pond: Minnesota Twins: Manager Paul Molitor Off To Historically Bad Start: Run differential is an interesting stat. It can be easily swayed by a couple huge offensive outbursts or a series worth of barley...
News -- February 2015
- 2/6 Climbing Tal's Hill: Houston Astros' All-Time Best Seasons: Second Base: This is the third installment of our Astros' All-Time Best Seasons Series. In case you missed it: Who made the cut for the...
News -- January 2015
- 1/7 Baseball de World: Today in Baseball History â€“ January 7th: January 7, 1985 Lou Brock and Hoyt Wilhelm are elected to the Hall of Fame. At the time, Lou Brock was the all-time leader in...
- 1/2 Tyler's Think Tank: Questionable Rookies of the Year: 1960s: Joe Morgan should have taken the NL honors in 1965 (The Score)1962 NL Ken Hubbs over everyone elseHubbs had strong counting...
News -- October 2014
- 10/23 SD Bandwagon: San Diego Padres dismiss hitting coach Phil Plantier: San Diego, CA- The San Diego Padres have dismissed hitting coach Phil Plantier following arguably the worst offensive season in...
- 10/22 Friars on Base: Padres Release Hitting Coach Phil Plantier : The Padres Wednesday have released hitting coach Phil Plantier following one of the worst hitting seasons in Padres history. June...
News -- September 2014
- 9/9 Lasorda's Lair: Uncle Mark Attends Second Of Four No-Hitters 49 Years Ago Tonight: Today is the 49-year anniversary of Sandy Koufax’s perfect game against the Chicago Cubs at Dodger Stadium. On that night...
News -- May 2014
- 5/2 Padres Public: FIRE EVERYONE! HARRUMPH!Padres off-days have an unexpected side effect, however. Yesterday was pretty bad. Or good, depending on how you look at it....
News -- February 2014
- 2/17 Elysian Fielders: This Day in Giants History: February 17, 1980: While taping separate interviews at KNBC-TV studios in Burbank, Giants coach Jim Lefebvre and Dodgers manager Tom Lasorda trade...
News -- January 2014
- 1/2 XN Sports: Greg Maddux: The Smartest Man in Baseball Set to Get His Due: Greg Maddux displayed classic, old-school baseball, which any discerning pundit craves in a sanitized era mandated by nervous,...
News -- November 2013
- 11/21 The Cardinal Nation Blog: La Russa managing tree dying out: Tony La Russa will almost surely enter the Hall of Fame in 2014, but he did not groom many coaches to be future MLB managers....
News -- July 2013
- 7/5 Mets360.com: Mets all star history: the 1960â€²s: With the All Star Game coming to Citi Field, it might be fun to run down Mets in All Star Game history.Â First up the...
News -- May 2013
- 5/31 MLBTradeRumors: Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Kickham, Brown, Indians: On this date in 1965, an all-switch-hitting infield started a big league game for the first time ever. Â In the nightcap of a...
- 5/31 Science Witness: The Seattle Mariners: Into Darkness: The Mariners season has consisted of equal parts of the good, the bad and the ugly. Well, maybe not equal, but it has certainly...
News -- November 2012
- 11/12 Friars on Base: Human Ashes At Ocean Beach Car Wash Is Relative Of Former Padre Hitting Coach: In what is probably the most bizarre Padres related story Iâve ever come across, the ashes of Henry Lefebvre, nephew of former...
News -- February 2012
- 2/17 22gigantes.com: On this date in Giants historyâ€”Feb. 17: Happy birthday to former Giants infielderÂ Cody RansomÂ (pictured), who turns 36 today. Pitchers and catchers report to spring...
- 2/8 High Heat Stats: Famous flameouts: Here are players who posted a very strong 1st or 2nd season (specifically they had to be among the 172 guys since 1901 to qualify...
News -- January 2012
- 1/7 22gigantes.com: On this date in Giants historyâ€”Jan. 7: Happy birthday to former Giants infielder (1950-’56) and manager (1961-’64)Â Alvin Dark, who turns 90 years old today....
News -- June 2010
- 6/10 B-R Blog: They Did What?: Via B-R.com's PI - Players since 1952 with 6+ games where they batted clean-up and had a SAC bunt in the contest: