Lou
Lymon
 
Bats: Both
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 215
 
Born: June 30, 1920 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1945    1946    1955   
All-Star Selections 1945    1946    1947    1948    1949    1950    1951    1952    1953    1954    1955   
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
1945 25 HR HL $ 915,357  
1946 26 HR HL $ 1,160,357  
1947 27 HR HL $ 2,931,429  
1948 28 HR HL $ 3,933,000  
1949 29 HR HL $ 3,933,000  
1950 30 HR HL $ 3,933,000  
1951 31 OAK SP $ 5,061,600  
1952 32 OAK SP $ 5,061,600  
1953 33 OAK SP $ 5,061,600  
1954 34 OAK SP $ 5,061,600  
1955 35 OAK SP $ 4,333,333  
1956 36 OAK SP $ 4,333,333  
1957 37 OAK SP $ 4,333,333  
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 915,357  
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 5,061,600  
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
1945 25 HR HL 156 536 92 143 18 7 11 85 21 7 100 108 .267 .381 .388 .769 87.0 15.1
1946 26 HR HL 113 352 54 91 11 3 9 46 6 3 72 58 .259 .388 .384 .772 55.1 8.9
1947 27 HR HL 144 532 101 143 18 9 6 57 10 6 81 65 .269 .363 .370 .733 76.3 12.0
1948 28 HR HL 162 601 83 162 20 7 9 86 13 5 89 47 .270 .362 .371 .733 85.8 12.5
1949 29 HR HL 156 567 90 167 18 8 14 77 20 9 79 37 .295 .378 .429 .806 93.8 17.5
1950 30 HR HL 157 590 95 194 21 11 16 84 9 4 67 40 .329 .401 .483 .884 107.5 26.4
1951 31 OAK SP 155 566 85 179 30 4 13 68 11 3 59 34 .316 .379 .452 .831 94.1 16.8
1952 32 OAK SP 156 544 93 167 18 9 15 76 12 5 69 31 .307 .384 .456 .840 94.4 22.0
1953 33 OAK SP 152 562 95 180 18 10 14 83 8 6 58 32 .320 .385 .463 .848 95.8 20.7
1954 34 OAK SP 140 523 85 170 25 4 16 78 6 8 41 34 .325 .375 .480 .855 86.1 17.8
1955 35 OAK SP 155 588 93 197 21 7 28 92 9 11 54 23 .335 .389 .537 .926 110.4 21.0
1956 36 OAK SP 142 452 65 136 16 7 12 65 1 1 41 34 .301 .359 .447 .806 66.8 12.1
1957 37 OAK SP 145 491 54 123 14 1 12 49 0 0 41 53 .251 .308 .356 .665 54.0 7.1
13 Years Sim 1933 6904 1085 2052 248 87 175 946 126 68 851 596 .297 .374 .434 .808 1107.1 209.8
162 Game Average 578 90 171 20 7 14 79 10 5 71 49 .297 .374 .434 .808 92.8  
Career Highs 162 601 101 197 30 11 28 92 21 11 100 108 .335 .401 .537 .926 110.4  
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   4953 793 1525 181 56 137 700 95 51 627 374 .308 .385 .450 .835 846.2
vs LH   1951 292 527 67 31 38 246 31 17 224 222 .270 .346 .395 .741 270.3
Home 953 3338 526 999 129 44 86 454 72 36 410 284 .299 .376 .442 .818 548.8
Away 980 3566 559 1053 119 43 89 492 54 32 441 312 .295 .372 .428 .800 567.7
RISP   1684 0 523 59 20 45 724 0 0 266 171 .311 .394 .450 .843 306.6
Pinch Hitting   105 14 27 4 0 1 13 0 0 13 11 .257 .339 .324 .663 12.3
Close/Late   776 96 220 30 16 14 84 0 0 104 71 .284 .368 .418 .786 120.4
Mar/Apr 324 1169 184 346 48 17 34 171 17 9 139 121 .296 .368 .453 .822 193.1
May 339 1199 176 366 43 16 24 168 35 14 152 108 .305 .384 .428 .812 197.2
June 318 1124 152 318 37 17 35 159 21 15 142 92 .283 .363 .440 .802 179.1
July 283 989 154 275 31 12 21 134 20 11 138 87 .278 .366 .397 .764 149.0
August 313 1137 190 344 44 11 25 152 14 7 132 77 .303 .376 .427 .802 180.2
Sep/Oct 356 1286 229 403 45 14 36 162 19 12 148 111 .313 .384 .454 .838 217.9
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
1945 25 HR HL 3B 153 150 1339.0 80 334 27 33 .939 2.78   3.7
1946 26 HR HL 3B 112 100 889.7 69 207 14 24 .952 2.79   3.4
1947 27 HR HL 3B 143 133 1192.7 74 315 17 31 .958 2.94   4.0
    1B 1 0 5.0 3 0 0 1 1.000 5.40   0.0
1948 28 HR HL 3B 162 161 1437.3 91 327 16 26 .963 2.62   4.5
1949 29 HR HL 3B 155 148 1317.7 78 279 20 24 .947 2.44   3.6
1950 30 HR HL 3B 155 147 1338.3 74 309 11 25 .972 2.58   3.7
1951 31 OAK SP 3B 152 146 1306.3 81 337 14 28 .968 2.88   3.3
1952 32 OAK SP 3B 155 145 1290.3 83 315 19 22 .954 2.78   3.5
1953 33 OAK SP 3B 151 148 1295.3 102 324 16 22 .964 2.96   3.6
1954 34 OAK SP 3B 136 128 1139.3 94 248 22 18 .940 2.70   2.7
1955 35 OAK SP 3B 153 151 1362.0 92 300 18 32 .956 2.59   5.2
1956 36 OAK SP 3B 126 126 960.7 66 201 12 16 .957 2.50   3.4
    1B 4 0 7.0 9 1 0 1 1.000 12.86   0.0
    CF 1 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
    LF 1 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
    RF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1957 37 OAK SP 3B 131 118 1026.3 76 230 20 11 .939 2.68   3.9
  3B 1884 1801 15895.0 1060 3726 226 312 .955 2.71   48.6
  1B 5 0 12.0 12 1 0 2 1.000 9.75   0.0
  LF 1 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  CF 1 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
  RF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
Career Totals   1892 1801 15914.0 1072 3727 226 314 .955 2.71   48.6
Career Highs   162 161 1437.3 102 337 27 33 .972 2.96    
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
1945 25 HR HL 15 56 12 21 5 0 3 11 2 1 13 8 .375 .493 .625 1.118
1946 26 HR HL 13 47 5 18 1 0 0 5 1 1 10 5 .383 .483 .404 .887
1955 35 OAK SP 15 59 9 20 3 1 3 12 0 0 3 3 .339 .359 .576 .936
Career Post-Season Batting 43 162 26 59 9 1 6 28 3 2 26 16 .364 .445 .543 .988
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
1950-3-.329
1951-6-.316
1952-7-.307
1953-7-.320
1954-6-.325
1955-4-.335
On-Base Pct
1950-7-.401
1952-7-.384
1953-8-.385
1954-4-.375
1955-6-.389
CAR-50-.374
Slugging Pct
1955-10-.537
OPS
1955-7-.926
XR
1950-10-107.5
1955-5-110.4
CAR-31-1107.1
Games
1948-1-162
CAR-31-1933
At-Bats
1948-10-601
CAR-26-6904
Runs
1953-8-95
CAR-27-1085
Hits
1950-2-194
1951-6-179
1953-9-180
1955-4-197
CAR-26-2052
Total Bases
1955-7-316
CAR-46-2999
Singles
1950-3-146
1951-5-132
1953-6-138
1954-9-125
1955-3-141
CAR-14-1542
Triples
1950-8-11
1953-8-10
CAR-27-87
Homeruns
1955-10-28
RBIs
CAR-47-946
Caught Stealing
1949-9-9
Walks
1945-6-100
1948-6-89
1949-10-79
CAR-19-851
   
 
   Black Ink Test: 1    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 56    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 47    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 6th round, 129th overall pick, by Hood River in 1945
Had first career hit on 4/1/1945, off Arthur Pereira (BLA)
Hit first career homerun on 4/2/1945, off Cory Libby (BLA)
Won Kennel Cup with Hood River in 1945
Won Kennel Cup with Hood River in 1946
Had 21-game hitting streak snapped on 7/22/1947
Injured on 8/14/1947 with a Strained Abdominal Muscle, out for one week
Drove in 7 runs against Washburn on 7/25/1950
Signed as a free agent by Oakton on 2/2/1951 to a 4-year deal worth $5,061,600 per year
Had 5 hits with 5 RBI against Red Willow on 5/12/1951
Won Player of the Week award on 4/28/1952, hitting .478 with 3 HR, 4 RBI
Was selected to the 1953 Allstar game
Had 5 hits with 4 RBI against Stratford on 9/10/1953
Won Player of the Week award on 9/15/1953, hitting .550 with 3 HR, 8 RBI
Had 22-game hitting streak snapped on 4/2/1954
Had 5 hits with 1 RBI against Denton on 5/21/1954
Was selected to the 1955 Allstar game
Won Kennel Cup with Oakton in 1955
Won Player of the Week award on 6/9/1956, hitting .591 with 2 HR, 9 RBI
Had 2000th career hit on 7/7/1957, off John Woodman (RIT)