Or write about sports? Ron LeFlore page at the Bullpen Wiki View splits adjusted to be per 162 games or 650 PAs Runs, stolen bases and caught stealing are calculated from the point of view of the player as the baserunner in a given situation rather than as the batter.
(Age 34-079d) Subscribe to our Free Newsletter, This Month in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change. He was signed by Detroit immediately upon his release and did not disappoint. Full Site Menu. He took umpiring classes, hoping to get into the profession, but did not do well enough to be offered a job in the minor leagues. us, Debut: Are you a Stathead, too? Win Expectancy, Run Expectancy, and Leverage Index calculations provided by Tom Tango of InsideTheBook.com, and co-author of The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball. After he retired, it became known that he was in fact four years older than had been claimed while he was playing, explaining his rapid decline. in Detroit, MI
LeFlore was 26 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 1, 1974, with the Detroit Tigers. The story was originally an autobiography, written by Ron LeFlore himself, called Breakout: From Prison to the Big Leagues, and told about his journey from a prison in Michigan - where he was an inmate - to the Major Leagues - where he became an All-Star in 1978. He stole 455 bases in his career and was an American League All-Star selection in 1976. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC.
The similarity scores method chooses players for some reason who were not as prominent as LeFlore, with perhaps the best-known of the comparisons being Mookie Wilson. Some high school data is courtesy David McWater. More Ron LeFlore Pages at Baseball Reference. All rights reserved. Much of the play-by-play, game results, and transaction information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. We present them here for purely educational purposes.
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Join our linker program. Visit the card to see the entire set. For Player stats… Some defensive statistics Copyright © Baseball Info Solutions, 2010-2020. Longtime Milwaukee Brewers base coach Ed Sedar moves to advisory role. The Ron LeFlore page is available to be sponsored: Sponsor this Page---Attach your name/company to the Ron LeFlore page and (1) help support The Baseball Cube (2) remove ads from this page for other visitors. All images are property the copyright holder and are displayed here for informational purposes only. Win Expectancy, Run Expectancy, and Leverage Index calculations provided by Tom Tango of InsideTheBook.com, and co-author of The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball. Copyright 1999- He played in 18 games and had 2 home runs and 9 RBI. All rights reserved. He also had the second-highest batting average with .403 when the league folded. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. In prison, Ron is constantly in trouble until he receives word that Gerald has become involved with drugs. A solid .288 career hitter, he was sometimes a liability in the field and struck out excessively.
Many historical player head shots courtesy of David Davis. Copyright © 2000-2020 Sports Reference LLC. Become a Stathead & surf this site ad-free. Total Zone Rating and initial framework for Wins above Replacement calculations provided by Sean Smith. from the SABR BioProject, More Ron LeFlore Pages at Baseball Reference, Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Wednesday, November 4, 10:58PM. Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. Born: One night Ron leads two friends in an armed robbery, is caught and sentenced to 5 to 15 years in the State Prison. vs. MIL 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB, Last Game: With strong, powerful legs and blazing speed, LeFlore was perfectly suited for stealing bases and beating out infield grounders for hits. "I can handle it.
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Ron LeFlore career batting statistics for Major League, Minor League, and postseason baseball from the SABR BioProject, More Ron LeFlore Pages at Baseball Reference, Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Wednesday, November 4, 10:58PM. Ron's cousin, Todd Steverson, had a brief big league career and most recently served as hitting coach for the White Sox. us, Debut: