Lee
Gayden
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 200
 
Born: April 5, 1926 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1952   
Ratings - Batting     Help
  AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1946 20 SB HL    
1947 21 SB HL    
1948 22 SB HL $ 300,000  
1949 23 SB HL $ 300,000  
1950 24 SB HL $ 300,000  
1951 25 GRE HL $ 522,500  
1952 26 GRE HL $ 1,526,786  
1953 27 GRE HL $ 2,565,000  
1954 28 GRE HL $ 5,000,000  
1955 29 GRE HL $ 5,000,000  
1956 30 KIN HL $ 500,000  
1957 31 KIN HL $ 500,000  
1958 32 KIN HL $ 500,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 5,000,000  
                                             
  Contact Power Gap Eye Ks
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 33 GRE HL $ 2,500,000  
1960 34 GRE HL $ 3,500,000  
1961 35 GRE HL $ 3,500,000  
1962 36 STR SP $ 2,000,000  
1963 37 STR SP    
OOTP6 Min Ratings    
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 3,500,000  
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Most Valuable Player or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
1946 20 A   135 568 60 165 16 1 3 49 7 5 25 118 .290 .320 .338 .658 58.9  
1947 21 AA   138 532 47 131 15 1 0 30 3 5 37 102 .246 .295 .278 .573 42.4  
1948 22 SB HL 39 65 6 18 1 1 0 7 0 1 4 12 .277 .347 .323 .670 7.1 1.0
    AAA   87 348 36 98 19 0 8 44 6 0 24 60 .282 .328 .405 .733 45.9  
1949 23 SB HL 64 117 9 29 4 2 0 10 2 3 8 19 .248 .296 .316 .612 9.8 0.2
    AAA   23 93 13 32 5 0 1 13 2 1 7 16 .344 .390 .430 .820 14.6  
1950 24 SB HL 90 121 20 35 4 2 2 12 1 1 9 17 .289 .338 .405 .743 15.3 2.2
    AAA   12 48 4 16 4 0 0 5 1 2 6 3 .333 .407 .417 .824 7.4  
1951 25 SB HL 34 60 9 14 1 3 1 11 1 0 3 8 .233 .266 .400 .666 6.7 0.7
  GRE HL 58 195 24 53 9 5 2 29 5 1 28 19 .272 .361 .400 .761 29.6 5.2
  TOT   92 255 33 67 10 8 3 40 6 1 31 27 .263 .340 .400 .740 36.3 5.9
    AAA   57 228 29 76 17 0 2 28 3 5 25 17 .333 .399 .434 .833 36.5  
1952 26 GRE HL 155 535 78 168 40 9 6 84 13 3 52 30 .314 .375 .456 .831 88.9 19.5
1953 27 GRE HL 154 635 110 188 36 7 13 82 6 10 59 41 .296 .357 .436 .793 97.0 18.6
1954 28 GRE HL 112 399 53 115 28 2 10 63 2 2 40 21 .288 .350 .444 .793 62.0 11.4
1955 29 GRE HL 145 484 76 144 32 2 11 58 5 1 41 31 .298 .357 .440 .797 72.1 13.9
1956 30 KIN HL 134 219 20 74 15 3 2 40 3 3 15 14 .338 .378 .461 .839 33.9 6.7
1957 31 KIN HL 112 172 19 42 7 1 3 27 2 1 16 12 .244 .314 .349 .663 18.8 2.1
1958 32 KIN HL 121 178 12 52 8 1 3 23 1 0 8 12 .292 .333 .399 .732 21.0 2.8
1959 33 GRE HL 143 423 48 126 25 2 8 65 0 0 47 11 .298 .368 .423 .791 62.1 12.0
1960 34 GRE HL 125 302 33 94 19 1 9 40 0 2 21 13 .311 .355 .470 .825 48.2 7.5
1961 35 GRE HL 113 208 27 50 8 1 7 34 0 0 20 15 .240 .309 .389 .698 23.8 2.3
1962 36 STR SP 151 486 77 146 26 0 12 59 3 3 39 44 .300 .360 .428 .788 69.0 10.6
1963 37 STR SP 105 220 25 55 5 2 3 32 0 0 19 23 .250 .313 .332 .644 20.9 2.1
16 Years Sim 1855 4819 646 1403 268 44 92 676 44 31 429 342 .291 .351 .422 .773 686.3 118.8
4 Years AAA 179 717 82 222 45 0 11 90 12 8 62 96 .310 .364 .418 .782 104.4  
1 Years AA 138 532 47 131 15 1 0 30 3 5 37 102 .246 .294 .278 .573 42.4  
1 Years A 135 568 60 165 16 1 3 49 7 5 25 118 .290 .322 .338 .660 58.9  
6 Years Minors 452 1817 189 518 76 2 14 169 22 18 124 316 .285 .331 .352 .683 205.6  
162 Game Average 420 56 122 23 3 8 59 3 2 37 29 .291 .351 .422 .773 59.9  
Career Highs 155 635 110 188 40 9 13 84 13 10 59 44 .338 .378 .470 .839 97.0  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   3478 478 1035 194 33 68 505 31 25 309 259 .298 .356 .431 .787 510.0
vs LH   1341 168 368 74 11 24 171 13 6 120 83 .274 .337 .400 .736 176.6
Home 926 2413 332 718 138 22 45 340 21 11 193 178 .298 .351 .429 .780 346.7
Away 929 2406 314 685 130 22 47 336 23 20 236 164 .285 .351 .416 .766 339.9
RISP   1216 0 369 70 11 19 546 0 0 129 87 .303 .364 .426 .790 186.2
Pinch Hitting   614 66 185 34 4 13 103 4 0 57 48 .301 .362 .433 .796 93.3
Close/Late   672 89 223 38 8 26 114 0 0 66 56 .332 .395 .528 .924 128.0
Mar/Apr 285 720 86 212 47 10 10 106 9 5 59 52 .294 .354 .429 .783 102.5
May 319 835 118 232 46 4 18 119 3 8 91 50 .278 .349 .407 .756 116.2
June 313 847 112 238 44 8 11 113 12 5 72 59 .281 .340 .391 .731 109.9
July 258 686 104 206 40 4 17 116 4 1 55 41 .300 .350 .445 .794 103.0
August 328 905 131 276 46 11 20 111 6 6 73 77 .305 .360 .446 .807 136.5
Sep/Oct 352 826 95 239 45 7 16 111 10 6 79 63 .289 .352 .419 .771 118.6
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF   DWS
1948 22 SB HL 3B 11 6 59.0 0 12 0 0 1.000 1.83   0.1
    1B 7 6 50.0 52 6 1 8 .983 10.44   0.1
1949 23 SB HL 1B 26 14 133.0 138 12 1 16 .993 10.15   0.3
    3B 15 10 89.0 8 26 1 1 .971 3.44   0.4
    CF 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
    RF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1950 24 SB HL 3B 27 13 133.7 13 33 1 4 .979 3.10   0.4
    1B 14 5 60.3 63 6 0 2 1.000 10.29   0.1
1951 25 SB HL 3B 28 27 133.6 11 31 2 2 .955 2.83   0.4
    1B 1 0 3.6 3 0 0 0 1.000 7.50   0.0
  GRE HL 3B 49 45 473.8 39 110 7 9 .955 2.83   1.5
    1B 3 1 12.7 12 0 0 1 1.000 8.50   0.0
  TOT   3B 77 72 607.4 50 141 9 11 .955 2.83   1.9
      1B 4 1 16.3 15 0 0 1 1.000 8.28   0.0
1952 26 GRE HL 3B 154 145 1288.0 81 294 16 27 .959 2.62   5.0
1953 27 GRE HL 3B 131 130 1165.7 91 264 26 23 .932 2.74   2.7
    1B 19 19 178.0 180 16 0 13 1.000 9.91   0.3
1954 28 GRE HL 3B 106 103 915.7 49 218 19 12 .934 2.62   4.0
    1B 2 1 11.0 6 1 0 2 1.000 5.73   0.0
1955 29 GRE HL 3B 126 99 934.3 57 227 15 18 .950 2.74   5.0
    1B 7 4 39.0 47 2 1 5 .980 11.31   0.1
    SS 1 0 3.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00   0.0
1956 30 KIN HL 1B 37 20 199.7 205 10 0 17 1.000 9.69   0.4
    3B 18 16 140.0 10 29 7 2 .848 2.51   0.2
    RF 2 0 9.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00   0.0
    SS 1 0 2.3 0 2 0 0 1.000 7.73   0.0
1957 31 KIN HL 1B 23 15 142.0 158 8 0 13 1.000 10.52   0.4
    3B 21 13 129.7 8 33 5 1 .891 2.85   0.2
1958 32 KIN HL 3B 21 15 143.3 8 32 6 3 .870 2.51   0.2
    1B 21 11 106.7 113 4 0 8 1.000 9.87   0.2
    2B 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1959 33 GRE HL 3B 102 87 777.0 58 167 11 20 .953 2.61   1.4
    1B 24 10 111.0 118 3 0 13 1.000 9.81   0.1
    2B 1 0 6.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.50   0.0
1960 34 GRE HL 3B 80 56 536.3 36 102 13 6 .914 2.32   0.9
    1B 15 7 70.3 65 5 1 3 .986 8.96   0.1
1961 35 GRE HL 3B 35 29 270.0 16 89 5 9 .955 3.50   1.2
    1B 9 4 41.7 26 4 1 1 .968 6.48   0.0
    CF 2 2 18.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50   0.0
1962 36 STR SP 3B 121 107 988.0 73 241 17 27 .949 2.86   2.5
    1B 6 0 16.7 15 2 1 2 .944 9.18   0.0
1963 37 STR SP 3B 32 31 260.0 17 53 4 4 .946 2.42   0.6
    1B 22 13 131.0 123 13 0 7 1.000 9.34   0.3
  3B 1077 932 8437.0 575 1961 155 168 .942 2.71   26.7
  1B 236 130 1306.6 1324 92 6 111 .996 9.75   2.6
  CF 3 2 20.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.45   0.0
  RF 3 0 10.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.90   0.0
  2B 2 0 8.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.13   0.0
  SS 2 0 5.3 0 3 0 0 1.000 5.07   0.0
Career Totals   1323 1064 9787.0 1902 2056 161 279 .961 3.64   29.3
Career Highs   154 149 1343.7 271 294 26 36 .991 7.36    
Post-Season Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
1951 25 GRE HL 13 47 6 11 3 0 0 6 2 0 5 8 .234 .308 .298 .606
1952 26 GRE HL 16 58 10 19 1 1 1 13 3 0 8 3 .328 .403 .431 .834
1953 27 GRE HL 5 20 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .300 .550
1954 28 GRE HL 3 14 2 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .429 .467 .500 .967
1955 29 GRE HL 12 49 4 14 0 0 2 6 1 2 6 7 .286 .364 .408 .772
Career Post-Season Batting 49 188 22 55 6 1 3 27 6 2 19 21 .293 .359 .383 .742
Batting Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
(*) indicates hit-less at-bats added to meet minimum plate appearances.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Games
CAR-40-1855
At-Bats
1953-2-635
Runs
1953-4-110
Hits
1953-4-188
Singles
1953-5-132
 
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 7    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 30    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 5th round, 115th overall pick, by St. Bernard in 1946
Injured on 4/9/1947 with a Sore Shoulder, out for 5 days
Had first career hit on 7/15/1948, off Chester Dinkins (MC)
Injured on 9/25/1949 with a Pulled Groin Muscle, out for one week
Hit first career homerun on 8/26/1950, off Harlan Chiuwo (WAS)
Traded from St. Bernard to Greenwood on 7/30/1951 (Going to GRE: 3B L. Gayden. Going to SB: 1B P. Calle, LF L. Gault)
Won Kennel Cup with Greenwood in 1952
Won Gold Glove at Third Base in 1952.Won Player of the Week award on 6/2/1953, hitting .500 with 1 HR, 5 RBI
Was selected to the 1953 Allstar game
Had 5 hits with 4 RBI against Hood River on 7/9/1953
Injured on 7/15/1954 with a Inflamed Anterior Cruciate Ligament, out for 5 weeks
Signed as a free agent by Kingsbury on 2/3/1956 to a 3-year deal worth $2,310,000 per year
Signed as a free agent by Kingsbury on 2/3/1956 to a 3-year deal worth $2,310,000 per year
Signed as a free agent by Greenwood on 2/6/1959 to a 2-year deal worth $2,500,000 per year
Signed as a free agent by Stratford on 2/4/1962 to a 2-year deal worth $2,000,000 per year
Had 5 hits with 1 RBI against Hinsdale on 7/24/1962
Released by Stratford on 10/17/1963