James
Lefebvre
 
Bats: Both
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 195
 
Born: December 20, 1929 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1956    1961   
All-Star Selections 1958    1960    1961   
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
1948 18 JC HL    
1949 19 JC HL    
1950 20 JC HL    
1951 21 JC HL    
1952 22 JC HL    
1953 23 JC HL    
1954 24 JC HL    
1955 25 JC HL $ 300,000  
1956 26 JC HL $ 300,000  
1957 27 JC HL $ 300,000  
1958 28 JC HL $ 2,928,572  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 2,928,572  
                                             
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 29 JC HL $ 4,492,857  
1960 30 JC HL $ 4,492,857  
1961 31 JC HL $ 4,492,857  
1962 32 JC HL $ 4,500,000  
1963 33 JC HL $ 4,500,000  
1964 34 JC HL $ 2,400,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 2,400,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 4,500,000  
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
1948 18 A   135 506 47 140 17 0 4 39 13 7 21 145 .277 .306 .334 .639 49.6  
1949 19 A   138 540 65 157 25 0 11 45 21 3 33 148 .291 .332 .398 .730 71.6  
1950 20 A   100 283 41 89 10 1 5 23 7 2 18 60 .314 .355 .410 .765 40.1  
1951 21 A   79 106 14 31 6 0 3 19 6 0 9 16 .292 .348 .434 .782 16.6  
1952 22 A   138 584 76 183 28 2 7 65 14 5 39 135 .313 .356 .404 .760 81.0  
1953 23 AA   120 449 48 132 26 3 6 46 18 4 32 95 .294 .341 .405 .746 61.4  
    A   18 71 8 24 4 1 1 15 2 0 6 10 .338 .390 .465 .854 12.2  
1954 24 AAA   136 471 77 151 32 2 30 82 11 6 26 104 .321 .356 .588 .944 90.0  
1955 25 JC HL 157 516 60 137 23 4 6 49 34 6 25 70 .266 .299 .360 .660 56.8 6.5
1956 26 JC HL 152 567 122 187 36 10 25 84 46 11 58 85 .330 .404 .561 .965 121.0 29.3
1957 27 JC HL 150 567 97 191 30 9 13 67 53 15 49 90 .337 .400 .490 .890 106.4 23.8
1958 28 JC HL 157 603 119 217 41 15 24 88 60 24 41 97 .360 .408 .597 1.005 133.0 28.3
1959 29 JC HL 132 416 61 122 21 5 9 55 41 17 51 42 .293 .378 .433 .811 70.8 10.4
1960 30 JC HL 159 598 127 189 30 6 32 93 63 32 68 46 .316 .393 .547 .940 125.5 24.5
1961 31 JC HL 153 557 104 171 27 7 18 75 56 23 54 21 .307 .373 .478 .851 100.3 17.2
1962 32 JC HL 157 606 90 169 29 3 21 55 39 23 70 35 .279 .357 .441 .797 94.5 14.1
1963 33 JC HL 144 468 51 127 16 4 13 70 29 9 49 16 .271 .343 .406 .749 67.1 9.4
1964 34 JC HL 149 486 74 129 23 5 14 62 21 9 66 18 .265 .356 .420 .776 71.9 13.1
10 Years Sim 1510 5384 905 1639 276 68 175 698 442 169 531 520 .304 .373 .478 .851 947.3 176.5
1 Years AAA 136 471 77 151 32 2 30 82 11 6 26 104 .321 .367 .588 .955 90.0  
1 Years AA 120 449 48 132 26 3 6 46 18 4 32 95 .294 .355 .405 .760 61.4  
6 Years A 608 2090 251 624 90 4 31 206 63 17 126 514 .299 .344 .390 .734 271.1  
8 Years Minors 864 3010 376 907 148 9 67 334 92 27 184 713 .301 .349 .423 .773 422.5  
162 Game Average 577 97 175 29 7 18 74 47 18 56 55 .304 .373 .478 .851 101.6  
Career Highs 159 606 127 217 41 15 32 93 63 32 70 97 .360 .408 .597 1.005 133.0  
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   3993 677 1229 196 49 128 524 352 116 385 406 .308 .375 .478 .852 696.2
vs LH   1391 228 410 80 19 47 174 90 53 146 114 .295 .368 .481 .849 231.7
Home 757 2652 423 833 127 35 78 310 227 83 244 246 .314 .379 .477 .856 459.3
Away 753 2732 482 806 149 33 97 388 215 86 287 274 .295 .367 .480 .847 468.6
RISP   1136 0 354 58 15 41 495 0 0 130 107 .312 .376 .497 .874 205.5
Pinch Hitting   158 20 46 6 1 3 22 8 3 21 12 .291 .372 .399 .770 24.5
Close/Late   717 115 230 41 6 22 97 0 1 85 74 .321 .401 .487 .888 129.8
Mar/Apr 227 853 135 242 47 12 27 105 69 26 74 91 .284 .348 .462 .810 133.8
May 244 899 160 300 61 13 24 116 79 25 91 80 .334 .402 .511 .913 172.7
June 252 872 168 274 44 15 27 124 78 29 95 87 .314 .388 .492 .880 159.8
July 232 827 130 249 41 6 28 116 66 25 60 59 .301 .353 .467 .820 131.9
August 267 930 161 297 51 12 39 122 79 27 105 103 .319 .392 .526 .918 183.4
Sep/Oct 288 1003 151 277 32 10 30 115 71 37 106 100 .276 .351 .418 .769 146.4
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF RSA RTO RTO% PB DWS
1955 25 JC HL C 85 85 751.7 662 24 6 0 .991 8.21 88 13 .148 1 1.0
    3B 17 17 146.0 10 26 3 1 .923 2.22 0 0 .000 0 0.4
    2B 16 10 112.7 24 39 2 9 .969 5.03 0 0 .000 0 0.7
    CF 12 11 96.0 28 1 1 1 .967 2.72 0 0 .000 0 0.8
    LF 14 4 56.0 19 0 0 0 1.000 3.05 0 0 .000 0  
    RF 7 3 33.0 7 0 1 0 .875 1.91 0 0 .000 0  
1956 26 JC HL 2B 137 137 1240.7 240 346 20 80 .967 4.25 0 0 .000 0 3.4
    RF 8 0 10.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.90 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    SS 1 1 8.0 0 4 1 0 .800 4.50 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    CF 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0  
    C 1 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 18.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    LF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0  
1957 27 JC HL 2B 132 131 1194.7 244 364 9 81 .985 4.58 0 0 .000 0 4.6
    3B 3 1 15.0 2 6 0 0 1.000 4.80 0 0 .000 0 0.1
    LF 7 0 9.3 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.93 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    RF 3 0 5.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0  
    C 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1958 28 JC HL 2B 143 142 1260.7 232 385 8 94 .987 4.40 0 0 .000 0 6.0
    LF 10 0 24.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.13 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    RF 2 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0  
    C 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1959 29 JC HL 2B 100 97 869.0 176 250 9 44 .979 4.41 0 0 .000 0 4.0
    RF 14 0 30.7 11 0 0 0 1.000 3.23 0 0 .000 0 0.2
    C 5 0 12.0 13 1 0 0 1.000 10.50 0 0 .000 0 0.1
    LF 2 0 8.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.38 0 0 .000 0  
    CF 3 0 6.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 0 0 .000 0  
    3B 2 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1960 30 JC HL 2B 112 106 977.3 170 309 7 56 .986 4.41 0 0 .000 0 5.0
    RF 20 20 179.0 52 1 2 1 .964 2.66 0 0 .000 0 1.4
    LF 14 10 104.0 38 0 1 0 .974 3.29 0 0 .000 0  
    1B 7 7 61.7 67 3 0 2 1.000 10.22 0 0 .000 0 0.1
    C 3 0 7.0 5 0 0 0 1.000 6.43 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    CF 2 0 4.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 0 0 .000 0  
    3B 1 0 1.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1961 31 JC HL 2B 90 75 715.7 137 220 8 44 .978 4.49 0 0 .000 0 4.0
    1B 47 46 416.0 394 28 3 36 .993 9.13 0 0 .000 0 0.8
    RF 5 4 32.0 5 1 0 0 1.000 1.69 0 0 .000 0 0.1
    CF 2 0 4.3 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.08 0 0 .000 0  
    C 1 0 2.0 4 0 0 0 1.000 18.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    3B 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1962 32 JC HL 2B 112 110 989.7 181 273 10 61 .978 4.13 0 0 .000 0 3.5
    SS 19 19 167.3 31 45 3 13 .962 4.09 0 0 .000 0 1.1
    CF 12 10 99.3 20 0 0 0 1.000 1.81 0 0 .000 0 0.4
    LF 8 8 72.7 16 2 2 1 .900 2.23 0 0 .000 0  
    1B 2 0 5.0 6 1 0 1 1.000 12.60 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1963 33 JC HL C 107 105 945.7 681 57 11 1 .985 7.02 162 40 .247 1 4.8
    RF 13 4 56.0 21 0 0 0 1.000 3.38 0 0 .000 0 0.5
    CF 7 3 37.0 10 1 0 0 1.000 2.68 0 0 .000 0  
    3B 3 2 21.3 1 6 0 0 1.000 2.95 0 0 .000 0 0.1
    LF 2 1 11.3 2 1 0 0 1.000 2.38 0 0 .000 0  
    2B 5 0 10.0 1 2 0 0 1.000 2.70 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1964 34 JC HL C 110 110 960.7 732 47 8 2 .990 7.30 157 29 .185 0 4.1
    RF 16 14 126.0 27 2 0 0 1.000 2.07 0 0 .000 0 0.3
    3B 6 0 17.0 2 2 0 0 1.000 2.12 0 0 .000 0 0.1
    2B 7 0 12.0 2 6 0 2 1.000 6.00 0 0 .000 0 0.1
    LF 4 0 5.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0  
    1B 2 0 5.0 7 0 0 0 1.000 12.60 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    CF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0  
  2B 854 808 7382.3 1407 2194 73 471 .980 4.39 0 0 .000 0 31.3
  C 314 300 2682.0 2100 129 25 3 .989 7.48 407 82 .201 2 10.1
  1B 58 53 487.7 474 32 3 39 .994 9.34 0 0 .000 0 0.9
  RF 88 45 474.7 124 4 3 1 .977 2.43 0 0 .000 0 2.5
  LF 62 23 291.3 83 3 3 1 .966 2.66 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  CF 40 24 249.7 62 2 1 1 .985 2.31 0 0 .000 0 1.3
  3B 33 20 204.3 15 41 3 1 .949 2.47 0 0 .000 0 0.8
  SS 20 20 175.3 31 49 4 13 .952 4.11 0 0 .000 0 1.1
Career Totals   1469 1293 11947.2 4296 2454 115 530 .983 5.08 407 82 .201 2 48.1
Career Highs   159 147 1334.0 770 385 21 94 .990 6.61 162 40 .247 1  
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
1956 26 JC HL 17 71 9 18 1 1 5 10 2 3 7 9 .254 .329 .507 .836
1957 27 JC HL 4 17 3 5 2 0 1 3 0 0 2 2 .294 .368 .588 .957
1961 31 JC HL 10 35 6 9 0 0 3 5 1 1 2 1 .257 .308 .514 .822
Career Post-Season Batting 31 123 18 32 3 1 9 18 3 4 11 12 .260 .328 .520 .849
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.
Batting Average
1956-6-.330
1957-5-.337
1958-4-.360
CAR-41-.304
On-Base Pct
1956-2-.404
1957-3-.400
1958-3-.408
1960-9-.393
Slugging Pct
1956-7-.561
1958-3-.597
1960-6-.547
OPS
1956-6-.965
1958-2-1.005
1960-7-.940
XR
1956-4-121.0
1957-7-106.4
1958-2-133.0
1960-2-125.5
1961-9-100.3
Games
1955-9-157
1958-5-157
1960-3-159
1962-9-157
At-Bats
1960-10-598
Runs
1956-3-122
1958-4-119
1960-2-127
1961-8-104
Hits
1956-7-187
1957-8-191
1958-4-217
1960-7-189
Total Bases
1956-6-318
1958-2-360
1960-4-327
Singles
1957-7-139
1958-10-137
Doubles
1958-10-41
Triples
1958-2-15
Homeruns
1960-4-32
Stolen Bases
1955-7-34
1956-8-46
1957-5-53
1958-6-60
1960-5-63
1961-6-56
CAR-14-442
Caught Stealing
1956-10-11
1957-8-15
1958-2-24
1960-2-32
1961-4-23
1962-4-23
CAR-9-169
Walks
1962-8-70
1964-5-66
 
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 73    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 54    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 31st round, 726th overall pick, by Washburn in 1945
Had first career hit (double) on 4/20/1945, off Ruben Labadie (COT)
Earned first career win on 4/21/1945
Hit first career homerun on 4/12/1955, off Maurice Cromwell (COT)
Was selected to the 1956 Allstar game
Had 5 hits with 1 RBI against Greenwood on 7/7/1956
Won Kennel Cup with Jackson City in 1956
Had 5 hits with 4 RBI against Kingsbury on 7/17/1957
Had 5 hits with 4 RBI against Murray Creek on 7/30/1957
Won Player of the Week award on 8/18/1957, hitting .571 with 1 HR, 9 RBI
Drove in 6 runs against St. Bernard on 9/15/1957
Won Player of the Week award on 9/22/1957, hitting .423 with 4 HR, 14 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 6/30/1958, hitting .625 with 1 HR, 5 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 7/1/1958, hitting .432 with 2 HR, 23 RBI
Had 25-game hitting streak snapped on 7/5/1958
Was selected to the 1958 Allstar game
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Jenton on 8/28/1958
Injured on 5/6/1959 with a Strained Medial Collateral Ligament, out for 3 weeks
Won Player of the Week award on 6/16/1960, hitting .567 with 5 HR, 9 RBI
Was selected to the 1960 Allstar game
Was selected to the 1961 Allstar game
Injured on 10/20/1961 with a Jammed Finger, out for one week
Won Kennel Cup with Jackson City in 1961
Hit for the cycle against Point Breeze on 8/4/1962
Won Player of the Week award on 8/9/1962, hitting .455 with 2 HR, 8 RBI