Eric Lidden
North Melbourne Kangaroos (ML)
Eric Lidden
Birthdate:
Aug. 28, 1960 (28 y, 4 m, 25 d)
Position:
2B
Bats/Throws:
S/R
Height/Weight:
5'7"/178
Entry:
1979 Draft - Round: 4, Overall: 29, Team: North Melbourne Kangaroos
Contract:
$18.7k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
2 years, 80 days

1988 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
NML - VBL
23 20 6 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 0 0 0.300 0.300 0.600 0.266 0.375 63 -0.07 -0.74

1988 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
NML - VBL
2B 7 16.2 3 6 0 1.0000 1.0421 -0.091
NML - VBL
SS 14 27.1 1 10 1 0.9167 0.9274 -0.653
Current Status
MLB Service Time 2 years, 80 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 10 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Low
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
1988 $18.7k ($6.1k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 5 5 2 4 6
vs R 5 4 2 4 6
vs L 5 5 2 4 7
Potential 5 5 3 4 6
Fielding C IF OF
Range 7 1
Error 6 4
Arm 1 5 2
Turn DP 9
C Ability 1
Position
Second 7
Shortstop 5
Run/Bunt
Speed 8
Stealing 10
Running 10
Sac Bunt 6
Bunt for Hit 5
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 2 2
vs R 1 2 2
vs L 1 2 2
Potential 1 2 2
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 1 1
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 41%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1989-01-01
Gap increased from 4 to 5
1988-10-16
Weight increased from 177 to 178
1988-09-18
Speed decreased from 9 to 8
Weight increased from 176 to 177
1988-09-06
Weight increased from 175 to 176
1988-08-16
Weight increased from 174 to 175
1988-08-04
SS defense decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 173 to 174
1988-07-29
SS defense increased from 5 to 6
Weight increased from 172 to 173
1988-01-17
Bunt for Hit decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 171 to 172
1987-12-13
Stealing increased from 9 to 10
Weight increased from 170 to 171
1987-12-06
Weight increased from 169 to 170
1987-11-15
Position changed from SS to 2B
1987-10-25
Weight increased from 168 to 169
1987-09-20
Bunt for Hit increased from 5 to 6
1987-04-18
Bunt for Hit decreased from 6 to 5
Outfield Arm decreased from 3 to 2
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
1987-04-16
Stealing decreased from 10 to 9
1987-04-11
SS defense decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 167 to 168
1987-03-08
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 6 to 7
Outfield Error decreased from 5 to 4
SS defense increased from 5 to 6
GB% decreased from 42% to 41%
1986-11-23
SS defense increased from 4 to 5
Weight increased from 166 to 167
1986-10-19
Position changed from 2B to SS
Weight increased from 165 to 166
1986-07-17
Weight decreased from 166 to 165
1986-04-14
Stealing increased from 9 to 10
Local Popularity decreased from Insignficant to Unknown
1986-01-26
SS defense increased from 3 to 4
1986-01-05
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 7 to 6
1985-11-24
Weight decreased from 167 to 166
1985-07-17
Speed decreased from 10 to 9
Weight increased from 165 to 167
1985-03-31
Weight increased from 164 to 165
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1985-03-08
Weight increased from 163 to 164
1985-01-27
SS defense increased from 2 to 3
1985-01-06
Infield Error increased from 5 to 6
Turn Double Play increased from 8 to 9
1984-12-02
Speed increased from 9 to 10
Weight decreased from 164 to 163
1984-10-21
Weight decreased from 165 to 164
1984-09-16
Weight increased from 164 to 165
1984-07-23
Weight increased from 163 to 164
1984-07-17
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
Power increased from 1 to 2
Power vs R increased from 1 to 2
Power vs L increased from 1 to 2
Avoid Ks increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 5 to 6
Infield Error decreased from 6 to 5
Turn Double Play decreased from 9 to 8
GB% increased from 40% to 42%
Weight increased from 162 to 163
1984-01-01
Eye increased from 3 to 4
Eye vs R increased from 3 to 4
Infield Error increased from 5 to 6
Turn Double Play increased from 8 to 9
Outfield Range decreased from 2 to 1
GB% decreased from 42% to 40%
1983-10-02
Weight increased from 161 to 162
1983-08-15
Weight increased from 160 to 161
1983-07-17
Weight increased from 159 to 160
1983-04-09
Contact vs R decreased from 5 to 4
1983-04-09
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 5 to 6
Infield Range decreased from 8 to 7
Movement Potential decreased from 4 to 2
Movement decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs L decreased from 3 to 2
1983-04-05
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
1983-03-26
Weight increased from 158 to 159
1983-03-06
Weight increased from 157 to 158
1983-02-27
Weight decreased from 158 to 157
1983-01-16
Stealing increased from 8 to 9
2B defense increased from 6 to 7
1983-01-02
Contact increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs L increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 4 to 5
Control increased from 1 to 2
Control vs R increased from 1 to 2
Control vs L increased from 1 to 2
Weight decreased from 159 to 158
1982-12-19
Stealing decreased from 9 to 8
Weight decreased from 160 to 159
1982-12-05
Weight increased from 159 to 160
1982-11-28
Weight increased from 158 to 159
1982-11-07
Stealing increased from 8 to 9
1982-10-17
Weight increased from 157 to 158
1982-10-03
Weight increased from 156 to 157
1982-09-07
Gap Potential increased from 4 to 5
Infield Range increased from 7 to 8
Fastball Pot decreased from 2 to 1
1982-08-04
Contact Potential increased from 4 to 5
Gap vs L increased from 4 to 5
Power Potential increased from 2 to 3
Eye vs L increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
GB% increased from 40% to 42%
Weight decreased from 157 to 156
1982-04-01
2B defense increased from 5 to 6
Weight increased from 156 to 157
1982-01-03
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
1981-10-04
Power Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Eye vs R increased from 2 to 3
Speed increased from 8 to 9
Baserunning increased from 9 to 10
SS defense increased from 1 to 2
Movement Potential increased from 3 to 4
Control Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Weight decreased from 157 to 156
1981-01-18
Contact Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Gap Potential increased from 3 to 4
Gap increased from 3 to 4
Gap vs R increased from 3 to 4
Gap vs L increased from 3 to 4
Power Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Eye Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Eye increased from 2 to 3
Eye vs L increased from 2 to 3
Bunt for Hit decreased from 7 to 6
Stealing increased from 7 to 8
Infield Range decreased from 8 to 7
Infield Error decreased from 6 to 5
2B defense increased from 3 to 5
Control Potential increased from 2 to 3
Control decreased from 2 to 1
Control vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Control vs L decreased from 2 to 1
Weight decreased from 158 to 157
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
1980-03-16
Contact increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs R increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs L increased from 3 to 4
Gap increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs R increased from 2 to 3
Infield Range increased from 7 to 8
Infield Error increased from 5 to 6
Infield Arm increased from 4 to 5
2B defense increased from 2 to 3
Control Potential decreased from 4 to 2
Fastball Pot increased from 1 to 2
Weight increased from 156 to 158

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
NML - VBL
1988 27 23 20 20 6 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 0 0 0.300 0.300 0.600 0.3750 0.266 63 -0.07
NML - VBL
1987 26 84 355 322 89 14 2 4 29 46 22 60 7 6 0.276 0.330 0.699 0.3257 0.311 94 1.02
NML - VBL
1986 25 119 506 460 117 20 4 2 40 52 32 73 21 5 0.254 0.308 0.636 0.2964 0.280 76 0.46
Total - VBL
VBL
226 881 802 212 34 6 6 71 100 54 137 28 11 0.264 0.317 0.661 0.3098 0.292 83 1.41

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1986 25 2 6 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0.333 0.333 0.667 0.4000 0.301 73 0.04
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1985 24 81 344 307 89 10 4 3 22 43 31 71 27 9 0.290 0.353 0.731 0.3660 0.331 90 1.02
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1984 23 37 74 67 21 7 0 0 6 10 6 6 1 1 0.313 0.365 0.783 0.3387 0.350 97 0.09
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1984 23 42 202 181 61 11 1 2 15 26 18 28 15 8 0.337 0.396 0.838 0.3856 0.382 125 1.60
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1983 22 84 410 370 117 30 5 5 35 73 35 52 21 15 0.316 0.380 0.845 0.3578 0.384 126 2.97
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1982 21 34 115 102 30 9 0 1 8 6 13 20 0 3 0.294 0.374 0.786 0.3580 0.342 89 -0.12
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1982 21 46 208 193 68 12 2 2 32 39 14 54 14 5 0.352 0.399 0.865 0.4818 0.397 137 2.00
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1981 20 33 78 70 21 8 0 1 15 8 5 21 3 2 0.300 0.359 0.816 0.4082 0.369 121 0.43
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1980 19 54 181 170 45 5 1 0 14 19 7 62 7 2 0.265 0.309 0.615 0.4167 0.287 57 -0.37
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1979 18 26 63 58 20 2 0 1 7 8 4 15 0 0 0.345 0.397 0.828 0.4524 0.376 128 0.42
None - None
None - None
1979 18 23 119 105 43 10 1 2 29 41 8 6 14 3 0.410 0.457 1.038 0.4184 0.451 190 1.27
Total - ??
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23 119 105 43 10 1 2 29 41 8 6 14 3 0.410 0.457 1.038 0.4184 0.451 190 1.27
Total - AAA
AAA
154 539 482 142 26 4 4 36 60 50 98 29 13 0.295 0.359 0.749 0.3603 0.336 91 1.02
Total - AA
AA
285 1142 1042 332 68 9 11 118 173 83 232 60 32 0.319 0.375 0.807 0.4002 0.369 117 7.06

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
NML - VBL
1988 2B 7 16.2 3 6 0 1.000 4.860 1.042 -0.09
NML - VBL
1988 SS 14 27.1 1 10 1 0.917 3.622 0.927 -0.65
NML - VBL
1987 1B 1 3.0 3 0 0 1.000 9.000 0.093 -0.41
NML - VBL
1987 2B 78 669.1 166 226 9 0.978 5.271 1.002 -0.23
NML - VBL
1987 3B 1 1.2 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
NML - VBL
1987 SS 3 9.2 2 0 1 0.667 1.862 0.542 -0.66
NML - VBL
1986 2B 1 4.1 2 3 0 1.000 10.385 1.032 -0.13
NML - VBL
1986 SS 119 1043.2 145 312 18 0.962 3.941 0.960 -7.17
Total 1B 1 3.0 3 0 0 -0.41
Total 2B 86 690.1 171 235 9 -0.45
Total 3B 1 1.2 0 0 0 0.00
Total SS 136 1080.2 148 322 20 -8.49

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1986 2B 2 10.0 0 3 0 1.000 2.700 1.048 0.12
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1985 2B 73 623.0 158 192 3 0.992 5.056 1.022 0.81
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1985 SS 7 48.1 6 12 0 1.000 3.352 0.913 -0.59
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1984 2B 4 11.1 2 5 1 0.875 5.559 0.880 -0.04
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1984 SS 11 88.0 17 25 2 0.955 4.296 0.928 -1.50
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1984 2B 42 384.0 83 89 4 0.977 4.031 1.037 2.19
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1983 2B 84 751.0 161 202 10 0.973 4.350 1.056 3.82
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1982 2B 30 247.0 74 65 3 0.979 5.065 0.944 -1.67
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1982 SS 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1982 2B 46 391.2 74 104 4 0.978 4.090 1.037 1.82
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1981 2B 28 169.0 33 40 4 0.948 3.888 0.969 -0.79
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1981 SS 2 10.0 2 3 0 1.000 4.500 1.054 0.12
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1980 2B 43 340.2 67 82 1 0.993 3.936 0.955 -1.60
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1980 SS 8 58.1 7 11 3 0.857 2.777 0.753 -2.28
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1979 2B 22 155.0 38 41 0 1.000 4.587 0.984 -0.42
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1979 SS 4 6.2 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Total 2B 374 3082.2 690 823 30 4.24
Total SS 33 212.1 32 51 5 -4.25
Victorian Baseball League Hitting Log
Click two rows to sum games (Clear)
Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
Jan. 19, 1989
Jan 19
@SML 7 - 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.00
Jan. 10, 1989
Jan 10
@MEL 2 - 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
Jan. 6, 1989
Jan 6
@COL 6 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jan. 5, 1989
Jan 5
ESS 3 - 8 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jan. 4, 1989
Jan 4
ESS 3 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dec. 21, 1988
Dec 21
STK 9 - 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.01
Dec. 18, 1988
Dec 18
GEE 4 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dec. 11, 1988
Dec 11
@COL 3 - 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
Dec. 10, 1988
Dec 10
@COL 2 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dec. 9, 1988
Dec 9
@MEL 3 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 29, 1988
Nov 29
@STK 5 - 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.04
Nov. 27, 1988
Nov 27
ESS 1 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 22, 1988
Nov 22
@GEE 3 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 21, 1988
Nov 21
STK 3 - 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.06
Nov. 18, 1988
Nov 18
MEL 4 - 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.27
Nov. 17, 1988
Nov 17
MEL 12 - 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.00
Nov. 16, 1988
Nov 16
MEL 9 - 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 10, 1988
Nov 10
@ESS 5 - 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 7, 1988
Nov 7
@SML 5 - 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.01
Nov. 6, 1988
Nov 6
@SML 7 - 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Oct. 18, 1988
Oct 18
@STK 6 - 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.17
Oct. 10, 1988
Oct 10
GEE 3 - 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.04
Oct. 9, 1988
Oct 9
GEE 11 - 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Player Awards
None
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink0
Grey Ink4
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg SB Rank
1986 VBL 21 3
Year Lg IBB Rank
1986 VBL 4 7