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Lee Iorg

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Lee C. Iorg

Biographical Information[edit]

The brother of Dane Iorg and Garth Iorg and uncle of Eli Iorg, Isaac Iorg, and Cale Iorg, Lee Iorg played in the New York Mets farm system from 1974 to 1977, reaching AAA.

He won Silver with Team USA in the 1972 Amateur World Series. Playing for the Alaska Goldpanners, Iorg was MVP of the 1973 National Baseball Congress World Series. In 1974, he made the American Baseball Coaches Association All-American team as a first-team outfielder.

Iorg debuted with the 1974 Peninsula Pennants and hit .285/~.369/.392 in 45 games. In 1975, Lee batted .298/~.375/.420 with the Visalia Mets and scored 82 runs. His 18 assists were second among California League outfielders behind Claude Westmoreland's 20.

In 1976, Iorg was on the Jackson Mets and hit .267/~.326/.355 in 130 games. He again was second in his league in outfield assists, with 20, second to Martin Friedman, but was also second in the Texas League in outfield errors, with 15. Lee completed his career with the 1977 Tidewater Tides, hitting .197/~.248/.291 in 42 contests.

Soures include 1975-1978 Baseball Guides