Thornton Lee
Thornton Starr Lee
(Lefty)
 
Born: September 13, 1906 in Sonoma, CA
Died: June 9, 1997 - 90 years old
Bats: L Throws: L Ht: 6'3" Wt: 205
(legend)
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Notes:
- High School: Arroyo Grande (San Luis Obispo, CA)
- College/Univ: California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo (1925-1926)

Overall

Multi-Team Years
   
Wins Above Replacement
 
Win Shares
 
Win Shares Above Bench
Yr
Tm
Lg
CLE
AL
26.8
SP
8
17.3
 
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
1.5
0.4
0.0
1.1
0.9
0.3
0.0
0.5
CLE
AL
27.8
SW
22
85.7
 
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.3
0.0
3.0
0.0
0.0
3.0
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
CLE
AL
28.8
SP
68
180.7
 
3.0
-0.1
-0.0
3.1
0.0
12.1
0.0
0.0
12.1
5.8
-0.3
0.0
6.1
CLE
AL
29.8
SW
44
127.0
 
1.0
-0.3
0.0
1.3
0.0
7.0
0.0
0.0
7.0
2.8
-0.1
0.0
2.9
CHA
AL
30.8
SP
77
204.7
 
4.5
-0.0
0.0
4.5
0.0
17.4
0.0
0.0
17.4
10.3
-0.1
0.0
10.4
CHA
AL
31.8
SP
101
245.3
 
5.9
0.5
0.0
5.4
0.0
19.2
0.6
0.0
18.6
10.4
0.4
0.0
10.0
CHA
AL
32.8
SP
95
235.0
 
3.6
-0.4
0.0
3.9
0.0
18.2
0.0
0.0
18.2
10.6
-0.2
0.0
10.8
CHA
AL
33.8
SP
93
228.0
 
4.3
0.4
0.0
3.9
0.0
17.4
0.5
0.0
16.9
8.9
0.3
0.0
8.6
CHA
AL
34.8
SP
119
300.3
 
9.2
0.5
0.0
8.7
0.0
32.2
0.2
0.0
32.0
21.8
0.0
0.0
21.8
CHA
AL
35.8
SP
30
76.0
 
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
3.8
0.0
0.0
3.8
1.1
-0.0
0.0
1.2
CHA
AL
36.8
SP
43
127.0
 
-0.9
-0.5
0.0
-0.4
0.0
3.3
0.0
0.0
3.3
-1.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.9
CHA
AL
37.8
SP
43
113.3
 
0.4
-0.4
0.0
0.8
0.0
6.5
0.0
0.0
6.5
2.4
-0.1
0.0
2.5
CHA
AL
38.8
SP
85
228.3
 
3.9
0.0
-0.0
3.9
-0.0
18.4
0.0
0.0
18.4
10.1
-0.3
0.0
10.4
CHA
AL
39.8
SP
15
43.3
 
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
0.0
1.4
0.0
0.0
1.4
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
CHA
AL
40.8
SP
31
86.7
 
-0.2
0.1
-0.0
-0.3
-0.0
2.0
0.0
0.0
2.0
-1.2
-0.1
0.0
-1.1
NY1
NL
41.8
SP
11
32.7
 
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.8
0.0
0.0
0.8
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
16
3
SP
885
2331.3
 
34.8
-0.3
0.0
35.0
0.0
164.3
1.7
0.0
162.6
82.2
-0.5
0.0
82.7
162 Game Average
93
245.2
 
3.7
-0.0
0.0
3.7
0.0
 
17.3
0.2
0.0
17.1
 
8.6
-0.0
0.0
8.7
 
   
Wins Above Replacement
 
Win Shares
 
Win Shares Above Bench
Yr Tm    
4
P
142
410.7
 
4.4
-0.5
-0.0
4.9
0.0
23.5
0.4
0.0
23.2
9.3
-0.1
0.0
9.4
11
P
732
1888.0
 
30.6
0.3
0.0
30.3
0.0
139.9
1.3
0.0
138.6
73.3
-0.3
0.0
73.7
1
P
11
32.7
 
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.8
0.0
0.0
0.8
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James