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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Gary Clifton Cooper
Stat Years
1986-1995  [mlb] 1991-1991
Height/Weight
6-1 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (410) ... 3B (409) ... 1B (134) ... SS (1)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Houston Astros in Round #7 (#172 overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Tom Wheeler,Walt Matthews
MLB Debut
1991-09-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 27.033)
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [7] CIN [1] DET [1] PIT [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 10172 ... retro id: coopg001 ... mlbam id: 112654
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1986Auburn AstrosNYPLA-hou-21of---17627552861631154164474720200.313.414.513.92732614130.415.200.34214.4214.421.0025.03.3734.9
    1987Osceola AstrosFSLA+hou-22of-1b---212342766119174474145666954520.279.378.365.74350715625.262.086.32013.0213.611.05106.80.7921.0
    1988Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-23of---314047465128257769137878744700.270.383.397.78057618839.323.127.31315.1015.101.0067.71.2230.5
    1989Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-24of---41183765110223315057486941520.271.356.356.71243413427.207.085.32511.0615.901.44376.00.2326.5
    1990Osceola AstrosFSLA+hou-25of---5826444002003310100.154.258.308.5663184.269.154.1679.689.681.000.00.00100.0
    1990Columbus MudcatsSouAAhou-251b-of---55416029427083012303010100.263.380.456.8361927315.375.193.27615.6315.631.0020.04.1735.7
    1991Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-263b-of---6120406861242561475786610732550.305.402.500.90248220345.355.195.37913.6922.201.6229.02.9036.3
    1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou36263bL-S-E-P6916141002003600000.250.368.313.6811951.250.063.40015.7931.582.000.00.0025.0
    1992Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-273b---71274646613931397386478633700.300.363.438.80152420343.244.138.3468.9716.411.8351.61.7230.9
    1993Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-283b---81023496694272166323528844320.269.368.496.86441217345.372.227.31512.6221.361.6921.83.8847.9
    1994Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-293b-1b---9762264373193103673375742006.323.427.566.99326912832.425.243.39613.7521.191.5422.63.7243.8
    1995Jacksonville SunsSouAAdet-303b---109933766932211866845983603411.276.390.507.89740517141.418.231.31414.5720.491.4118.74.4444.1
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)916141002003600000.250.368.313.6811951.250.063.40015.7931.582.000.00.0025.0
    National League Totals (1 yrs)916141002003600000.250.368.313.6811951.250.063.40015.7931.582.000.00.0025.0
    Minor League Totals104335205941004216329859281495427263720391517.285.383.448.83141581578346.326.163.33113.0417.461.3435.92.3634.5
    Minor: A- Totals7627552861631154164474720200.313.414.513.92732614130.415.200.34214.4214.421.0025.03.3734.9
    Minor: A+ Totals13145370123214476145697264620.272.371.362.73353816429.263.090.31112.8313.381.04113.20.7423.6
    Minor: AA Totals29397116026354833165221317620011411411.271.385.445.830117343295.365.174.30715.0017.051.1429.42.8136.1
    Minor: AAA Totals54318213125321251750297292725040718122096.292.379.462.8412121841192.308.170.34811.7919.191.6336.42.3636.1
    Houston Astros Totals (1 yrs)916141002003600000.250.368.313.6811951.250.063.40015.7931.582.000.00.0025.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1994Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-291---000.0020002202.00000210001.000.000.009.004.500.000.50.000
    1994Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----291---000.0020002202.00000210001.000.000.009.004.500.000.50.000
    Minor League Totals000.0020002202.00000210001.000.000.009.004.500.000.50.000
    Minor: AAA Totals000.0020002202.00000210001.000.000.009.004.500.000.50.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1986Auburn AstrosNYPLA-211B500.0354134039.9757.800.006.66.64
    1986Auburn AstrosNYPLA-21OF6700.09270099991.0001.500.0088.288.22
    1987Osceola AstrosFSLA+221B3700.030516426325321.9888.700.0026.630.12
    1987Osceola AstrosFSLA+223B2500.02134425955.9322.200.0018.020.33
    1987Osceola AstrosFSLA+22OF6600.0951109796.9901.500.0047.553.74
    1988Columbus AstrosSouAA231B2200.017510417189185.9798.400.0015.415.73
    1988Columbus AstrosSouAA233B3300.02361659084.9332.500.0023.123.62
    1988Columbus AstrosSouAA23OF8400.0157711165164.9942.000.0058.760.02
    1989Tucson TorosPCLAAA241B100.07001771.0007.000.000.70.85
    1989Tucson TorosPCLAAA243B300.01000111.0000.300.002.12.57
    1989Tucson TorosPCLAAA24OF10000.0202230207204.9862.000.0070.484.71
    1990Osceola AstrosFSLA+25OF100.05000551.0005.000.000.712.57
    1990Columbus MudcatsSouAA251B900.0575276462.9696.900.006.316.73
    1990Columbus MudcatsSouAA253B600.039121312.9232.000.004.211.16
    1990Columbus MudcatsSouAA25OF900.01510016161.0001.800.006.316.79
    1991Tucson TorosPCLAAA261B1700.095515101100.9905.900.0012.114.23
    1991Tucson TorosPCLAAA263B6000.033118611157151.9622.500.0042.950.01
    1991Tucson TorosPCLAAA26OF4000.0552105857.9831.400.0028.633.35
    1991Houston AstrosNLMLB263B400.0321065.8331.300.002.544.43
    1992Tucson TorosPCLAAA271B1900.014913211164162.9888.500.0013.215.04
    1992Tucson TorosPCLAAA273B9600.0521532323228205.8992.100.0066.775.61
    1992Tucson TorosPCLAAA27OF1200.01710018181.0001.500.008.39.413
    1993Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA283B7300.0381531423205191.9322.600.0050.771.61
    1993Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA28SS100.02102331.0003.000.000.71.05
    1993Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA28OF3000.04910050501.0001.700.0020.829.46
    1994Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA291B1900.013060161361361.0007.200.0013.325.02
    1994Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA293B3400.02895115134123.9183.600.0023.844.72
    1994Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA29OF100.01000111.0001.000.000.71.313
    1995Jacksonville SunsSouAA301B500.03830341411.0008.200.003.55.15
    1995Jacksonville SunsSouAA303B7500.038162911209200.9572.700.0052.175.81
    MLB Totals - (3B)400321065.8331.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)560038124333408405.9937.200.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)266001525195462725671.9262.500.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)1002102331.0003.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)18300324640334330.9881.800.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (1B)360027018627294288.9808.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (3B)11400642321618312296.9492.600.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)9300172811181180.9941.900.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (1B)370030516426325321.9888.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (3B)25002134425955.9322.200.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)6700100110102101.9901.500.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (1B)500354134039.9757.800.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (OF)67009270099991.0001.500.000.00.00
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1986Minor--5------67-
    1987Minor--37-25----66-
    1988Minor--22-33----84-
    1989Minor--1-3----100-
    1990Minor--9-6----10-
    1991MLB----4------
    1991Minor--17-60----40-
    1992Minor--19-96----12-
    1993Minor----731---30-
    1994Minor--19-34----1-
    1995Minor--5-75------
    Totals--134-4091---410-