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Andre Thornton Andre Thornton
Full name: Andre Thornton
Born: August 13, 1949, Tuskegee, Alabama
First Game: July 28, 1973; Final Game: August 31, 1987
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 3" Weight: 200
TSN AL Comeback Player of the Year (1982)
AL Silver Slugger as DH (1984)
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Batting RecordBatting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
1973 CHI N Daily Splits   17    35    3    7   3   0   0    2    7   0    9   0   0   0   0   0   1    0   0  .200  .333  .286   0.0 1973 CHI N
1974 CHI N Daily Splits  107   303   41   79  16   4  10   46   48   4   50   4   1   1   0   9   6    2   1  .261  .368  .439   1.0 1974 CHI N
1975 CHI N Daily Splits  120   372   70  109  21   4  18   60   88  12   63   4   3   6   0   3   6    3   2  .293  .428  .516   2.5 1975 CHI N
1976 CHI N Daily Splits   27    85    8   17   6   0   2   14   20   1   14   2   0   1   0   2   0    2   0  .200  .361  .341   0.0 1976 CHI N
1976 MON N Daily Splits   69   183   20   35   5   2   9   24   28   0   32   3   1   3   1   3   1    2   1  .191  .304  .388  -0.6 1976 MON N
1976 TOT N                96   268   28   52  11   2  11   38   48   1   46   5   1   4   1   5   1    4   1  .194  .323  .373  -0.6 1976 TOT N
1977 CLE A Daily Splits  131   433   77  114  20   5  28   70   70   1   82  11   1   2   0   7   9    3   4  .263  .378  .527   1.9 1977 CLE A
1978 CLE A Daily Splits  145   508   97  133  22   4  33  105   93   4   72   6   2   8   0   8  17    4   7  .262  .377  .516   3.5 1978 CLE A
1979 CLE A Daily Splits  143   515   89  120  31   1  26   93   90   2   93   4   1   7   0   9   8    5   4  .233  .347  .449   0.0 1979 CLE A
1981 CLE A Daily Splits   69   226   22   54  12   0   6   30   23   1   37   0   2   5   0   3  15    3   1  .239  .303  .372  -0.4 1981 CLE A
1982 CLE A Daily Splits  161   589   90  161  26   1  32  116  109  18   81   2   3   5   0   4  21    6   7  .273  .386  .484   2.9 1982 CLE A
1983 CLE A Daily Splits  141   508   78  143  27   1  17   77   87  14   72   2   0   8   0   5  10    4   2  .281  .383  .439   1.6 1983 CLE A
1984 CLE A Daily Splits  155   587   91  159  26   0  33   99   91  11   79   2   0   9   1   7   9    6   5  .271  .366  .484   2.2 1984 CLE A
1985 CLE A Daily Splits  124   461   49  109  13   0  22   88   47   1   75   0   0   6   0   6  14    3   2  .236  .304  .408  -0.8 1985 CLE A
1986 CLE A Daily Splits  120   401   49   92  14   0  17   66   65   0   67   1   0   8   0   9  11    4   1  .229  .333  .392  -0.2 1986 CLE A
1987 CLE A Daily Splits   36    85    8   10   2   0   0    5   10   0   25   0   0   2   0   2   1    1   0  .118  .206  .141  -1.3 1987 CLE A
Total NL                 340   978  142  247  51  10  39  146  191  17  168  13   5  11   1  17  14    9   4  .253  .378  .445   2.9 Total NL        
Total AL                1225  4313  650 1095 193  12 214  749  685  52  683  28   9  60   1  60 115   39  33  .254  .355  .453   9.4 Total AL        
Total            Splits 1565  5291  792 1342 244  22 253  895  876  69  851  41  14  71   2  77 129   48  37  .254  .360  .452  12.3 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
All-Star Game Batting RecordAll-Star Game Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1982 AL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1982 AL   
1984 AL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0 1.000 1.000 1.000 1984 AL   
Total            Splits    2     2    0    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .500  .500  .500 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team

Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1973 CHI N Daily  1B    9    8    7    72      81   10    1    3   0  .989
1974 CHI N Daily  1B   89   76   73   706     760   70    7   61   0  .992
1974 CHI N        3B    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0     -
1975 CHI N Daily  1B  113  107  102   955.2   982   77   13   88   0  .988
1975 CHI N        3B    2    0    0     6       2    0    0    0   0 1.000
1976 CHI N Daily  1B   25   22   21   203     202   19    3   17   0  .987
1976 MON N Daily  1B   43   38   26   328.2   326   26    2   43   0  .994
1976 MON N        RF   11    9    6    82.2    14    1    1    0   0  .938
1976 MON N        OF   11    9    6    82.2    14    1    1    0   0  .938     0    0   11 
1976 TOT N        1B   68   60   47   531.2   528   45    5   60   0  .991
1977 CLE A Daily  1B  117  114  107  1021.2  1026   71    6   97   0  .995
1977 CLE A        DH    9    6    6                                      -
1978 CLE A Daily  1B  145  144  136  1248.1  1327  106    7  106   0  .995
1979 CLE A Daily  1B  130  130  125  1147.1  1089   82    7  100   0  .994
1979 CLE A        DH   13   13   12                                      -
1981 CLE A Daily  DH   53   51   44                                      -
1981 CLE A        1B   11    8    7    84      67    5    1    7   0  .986
1982 CLE A Daily  DH  152  152  144                                      -
1982 CLE A        1B    8    8    8    80.1    76    5    0    5   0 1.000
1983 CLE A Daily  DH  114  113  109                                      -
1983 CLE A        1B   27   26   22   225     201   21    2   20   0  .991
1984 CLE A Daily  DH  144  144  140                                      -
1984 CLE A        1B   11   11    9    96      86    9    2   11   0  .979
1985 CLE A Daily  DH  122  121  108                                      -
1986 CLE A Daily  DH  110  108   96                                      -
1987 CLE A Daily  DH   21   19   16                                      -
Total             DH  738  727  675                                      -
Total             1B  728  692  643  6168    6223  501   51  558   0  .992
Total             OF   11    9    6    82.2    14    1    1    0   0  .938     0    0   11 
Total             RF   11    9    6    82.2    14    1    1    0   0  .938
Total             3B    3    0    0     7       2    0    0    0   0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
All-Star Game Fielding RecordAll-Star Game Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG

TransactionsTransactions
Signed as a non-drafted free agent by Philadelphia Phillies (August 6, 1967).

Traded by Philadelphia Phillies with Joe Hoerner to Atlanta Braves in exchange for
Jim Nash and Gary Neibauer (June 15, 1972).

Traded by Atlanta Braves to Chicago Cubs in exchange for Joe Pepitone (May 19,
1973).

Traded by Chicago Cubs to Montreal Expos in exchange for Steve Renko and Larry
Biittner (May 17, 1976).

Traded by Montreal Expos to Cleveland Indians in exchange for Jackie Brown (December
10, 1976).

Granted free agency (November 8, 1984).

Signed by Cleveland Indians (December 4, 1984).

Released by Cleveland Indians (November 30, 1987).


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