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Lou Thornton
Ultimate Mets Database popularity ranking: 760 of 981 players
Thornton
Louis Thornton
Born: April 26, 1963 at Montgomery, Ala.
Throws: Right Bats: Left
Height: 6.00 Weight: 175

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First Mets game: September 1, 1989
Last Mets game: April 24, 1990





Uniform Numbers:
Uniform
Number
Start DateEnd Date
4September 1, 1989October 1, 1989
1April 9, 1990April 30, 1990
4,+1

Lou Thornton also played for the following teams:
Selected by New York Mets organization in 19th round of free agent draft on June 8, 1981.

Drafted from Mets by Toronto Blue Jays on December 3, 1984.

Signed with New York Mets as a free agent on June 9, 1989.

Granted free agency on October 15, 1990.

Minor League Batting Record
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1981Kingsport (Rookie)48153233270217150340410045.209.294.280
1982Kingsport (Rookie)572102944925291403641211172.210.343.271
1983Columbia (A)11944880120246117332090622824189.268.422.322
1984Lynchburg (A)13150578139257667295818281101196.275.388.324
1989Tidewater (AAA)71229346210222051291630282.271.358.287
1990Tidewater (AAA)10937942869443810251213732115.227.303.249

Lou Thornton played for the following teams in the Mets organization:
  • Kingsport Mets 1981, 1982; Columbia Mets 1983; Lynchburg Mets 1984; Tidewater Tides 1989, 1990
Games played by position
1981: Kingsport (Rookie): First Base 44
1982: Kingsport (Rookie): Outfield 44, First Base 9, Third Base 1
1983: Columbia (A): Outfield 116
1984: Lynchburg (A): Outfield 123, First Base 8
1989: Tidewater (AAA): Outfield 48, First Base 10
1990: Tidewater (AAA): Outfield 98, First Base 5







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