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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, United States
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

Register 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 -1.2 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
1985 22 -6.9 TOR AL MLB TOR 56 75 72 18 17 1 1 1 8 1 0 2 24 .236 .267 .319 .586 23 2 1 0 0 0
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
1987 24 -4.4 TOR AL MLB TOR 12 3 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .500 .667 .500 1.167 1 1 0 0 0 1
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
1988 25 -3.5 TOR AL MLB TOR 11 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
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
1989 26 -2.4 NYM NL MLB NYM 13 13 13 5 4 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 .308 .308 .385 .692 5 0 0 0 0 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
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
1990 27 -1.3 NYM NL MLB NYM 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB (5 seasons) MLB 95 93 89 29 22 2 1 1 9 3 1 3 25 .247 .280 .326 .605 29 3 1 0 0 1
Minors (9 seasons) Minors 818 3173 2961 415 737 113 32 46 348 158 52 160 486 .249 .291 .355 .647 1052 25 9 18 20
All Levels (10 Seasons) 913 3266 3050 444 759 115 33 47 357 161 53 163 511 .249 .291 .354 .645 1081 3 26 9 18 21
Rk (2 seasons) Minors 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) Minors 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) Minors 463 1740 1645 205 402 48 17 22 162 92 31 70 245 .244 .276 .334 .611 550 7 6 12 15
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1981 18 Kingsport APPY Rk NYM 1B 44 397 338 43 16 36 .960 8.66
1982 19 Kingsport APPY Rk NYM 1B 9 98 90 4 4 6 .959 10.44
1982 19 Kingsport APPY Rk NYM 3B 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1982 19 Kingsport APPY Rk NYM OF 44 103 91 3 9 0 .913 2.14
1983 20 Columbia SALL A NYM OF 116 222 193 18 11 1 .950 1.82
1984 21 Lynchburg CARL A NYM 1B 8 67 64 2 1 1 .985 8.25
1984 21 Lynchburg CARL A NYM OF 123 207 186 11 10 2 .952 1.60
1985 22 TOR AL MLB TOR LF 16
1985 22 TOR AL MLB TOR OF 35 186.0 46 44 0 2 0 .957 2.13 1.26
1985 22 TOR AL MLB TOR RF 20
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
1987 24 TOR AL MLB TOR LF 4
1987 24 TOR AL MLB TOR OF 4 7.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1988 25 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 3B 15 47 10 30 7 2 .851 2.67
1988 25 Syracuse IL AAA TOR OF 50 102 96 1 5 0 .951 1.94
1988 25 TOR AL MLB TOR LF 9
1988 25 TOR AL MLB TOR OF 10 14.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.64 0.10
1988 25 TOR AL MLB TOR RF 1
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 1B 10 63 57 4 2 2 .968 6.10
1989 26 Tidewater IL AAA NYM OF 48 99 91 7 1 0 .990 2.04
1989 26 Buffalo AA AAA PIT OF 27 52 48 3 1 0 .981 1.89
1989 26 NYM NL MLB NYM CF 1
1989 26 NYM NL MLB NYM LF 3
1989 26 NYM NL MLB NYM OF 6 27.0 9 9 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 1.50
1989 26 NYM NL MLB NYM RF 2
1990 27 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 1B 5 43 38 4 1 3 .977 8.40
1990 27 Tidewater IL AAA NYM OF 98 179 166 7 6 2 .966 1.77
1990 27 NYM NL MLB NYM CF 1
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1990 27 NYM NL MLB NYM OF 2 3.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 0.50
1990 27 NYM NL MLB NYM RF 1
MLB (2 seasons) MLB CF 2
MLB (4 seasons) MLB LF 32
MLB (5 seasons) MLB OF 57 237.0 57 55 0 2 0 .965 2.09 0.96
MLB (4 seasons) MLB RF 24
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 1B 76 668 587 57 24 48 .964 8.47
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 3B 16 48 11 30 7 2 .854 2.56
Minors (8 seasons) Minors OF 681 1302 1184 61 57 5 .956 1.83
All Levels (5 Seasons) 1B 76 668 587 57 24 48 .964 8.47
All Levels (2 Seasons) 3B 16 48 11 30 7 2 .854 2.56
All Levels (2 Seasons) CF 2
All Levels (4 Seasons) LF 32
All Levels (9 Seasons) OF 738 237.0 1359 1239 61 59 5 .957 2.09 1.76
All Levels (4 Seasons) RF 24
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: def4c4dd

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