Eric Lidden
North Melbourne Kangaroos (ML)
Eric Lidden
Birthdate:
Aug. 28, 1960 (27 y, 0 m, 23 d)
Position:
SS
Bats/Throws:
S/R
Height/Weight:
5'7"/168
Entry:
1979 Draft - Round: 4, Overall: 29, Team: North Melbourne Kangaroos
Contract:
$18k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
0 years, 157 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 0 years, 157 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 8 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
1987 $18k ($18k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 5 4 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 9
Stealing 9
Running 10
Sac Bunt 6
Bunt for Hit 6
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
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
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
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

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
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 2B 1 4.1 2 3 0 -0.13
Total SS 119 1043.2 145 312 18 -7.17

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
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