Jim Leyritz

James Joseph Leyritz (born December 27, 1963 in Lakewood, Ohio) is a former catcher and infielder in Major League Baseball (MLB). In his MLB career, Leyritz played for the New York Yankees, Anaheim Angels, Texas Rangers, Boston Red Sox, San Diego Padres, and Los Angeles Dodgers. With the Yankees, Leyritz was a member of the 1996 and 1999 World Series champions, both against the Atlanta Braves. Jim is divorced and has four children, Sharlene, Austin, Dakota and Phoenix Leyritz.

Jim Leyritz
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Filmography

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Acting Credits

1998
First Baseman 

1990
Sunday Night Baseball (1990) (TV Show)
Himself - San Diego Padres Pinch Hitter

Self

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Batting Stats

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Major League batting statistics for Jim Leyritz.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1990 NYY 92 303 28 78 13 1 5 25 2 27 51 0.257 0.331 0.356
1991 NYY 32 77 8 14 3 0 0 4 0 13 15 0.182 0.300 0.221
1992 NYY 63 144 17 37 6 0 7 26 0 14 22 0.257 0.341 0.444
1993 NYY 95 259 43 80 14 0 14 53 0 37 59 0.309 0.410 0.525
1994 NYY 75 249 47 66 12 0 17 58 0 35 61 0.265 0.365 0.518
1995 NYY 77 264 37 71 12 0 7 37 1 37 73 0.269 0.374 0.394
1996 NYY 88 265 23 70 10 0 7 40 2 30 68 0.264 0.355 0.381
1997 ANA 84 294 47 81 7 0 11 50 1 37 56 0.276 0.357 0.412
1997 TEX 37 85 11 24 4 0 0 14 1 23 22 0.282 0.446 0.329
1998 BOS 52 129 17 37 6 0 8 24 0 21 34 0.287 0.385 0.519
1998 SDP 62 143 17 38 10 0 4 18 0 21 40 0.266 0.384 0.420
1999 NYY 31 66 8 15 4 1 0 5 0 13 17 0.227 0.354 0.318
1999 SDP 50 134 17 32 5 0 8 21 0 15 37 0.239 0.331 0.455
2000 LAD 41 60 3 12 1 0 1 8 0 7 12 0.200 0.294 0.267
2000 NYY 24 55 2 12 0 0 1 4 0 7 14 0.218 0.317 0.273
Career 903 2527 325 667 107 2 90 387 7 337 581 - - -

Fielding Stats

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Major League fielding statistics for Jim Leyritz.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1990 NYY 89 86 739 117 107 13 5 0.945
1991 NYY 25 19 171 38 21 3 3 0.952
1992 NYY 25 16 151 96 15 1 2 0.991
1993 NYY 69 53 440 333 15 2 22 0.994
1994 NYY 46 41 373 282 15 0 7 1.000
1995 NYY 62 58 524 417 24 3 13 0.993
1996 NYY 72 62 543 387 31 6 4 0.986
1997 ANA 70 67 587 440 45 2 21 0.996
1997 TEX 19 15 140 116 7 1 4 0.992
1998 BOS 2 1 11 13 0 0 1 1.000
1998 SDP 46 38 310 276 19 3 13 0.990
1999 NYY 10 10 71 62 10 2 6 0.973
1999 SDP 42 35 302 266 23 3 10 0.990
2000 LAD 17 9 90 41 3 0 3 1.000
2000 NYY 3 2 19 15 0 0 0 1.000
Career 597 512 - 2899 335 39 114 -

First NameJames
Middle NameJoseph
Last NameLeyritz
Full Name at BirthJames Joseph Leyritz
Other NamesThe King
Age50
Date of BirthDecember 27, 1963
BirthplaceLakewood, OH
Height6' (183 cm)
Weight190 lbs (86.2 kg)
Star SignCapricorn
NationalityAmerican
UniversityUniversity of Kentucky
OccupationFormer Major League Baseball Player
Occupation CategoryBaseball
PositionCatcher, First Baseman, Third Baseman
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
MLB Debut8 June 1990
Last MLB Game13 September 2000

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