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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Richard Blackwell Gale
Stat Years
1975-1991  [mlb] 1978-1984
Height/Weight
6-7 / 225
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (214)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Littleton (Littleton,NH)
Colleges
University of New Hampshire (Durham, New Hampshire)
Draft
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #5 (#105 overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1978-04-30 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.101)
Service Time
Organizations
KCA [5] BOS [3] CIN [1] SFN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11681 ... retro id: galer001 ... mlbam id: 114529
Relations
Father of Andy Gale, Father of Chris Gale
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1975Gulf Coast RoyalsGCLRk----211---312.73900000033.0231110016180001.186.270.004.364.913.001.13.750
    1975Minor Totals: byYearRk----211---312.73900009033.0231110016180001.186.270.004.364.913.001.13.750
    1976WaterlooMidwA----222---1163.4723000000148.01186457076880001.317.180.004.625.353.891.16.647
    1976Minor Totals: byYearA----221---1163.47230000230148.01186457076880001.317.180.004.625.353.891.16.647
    1977Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-233---653.6012126200080.0643232624680001.107.200.682.707.653.602.83.545
    1977Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-233---623.6812122200071.0603129731623001.287.610.893.937.863.932.00.750
    1977Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAA/AAA----232---1273.64242484000151.0124636113551303001.197.390.773.287.753.752.36.632
    1978Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-244---114.29331000021.017131018240001.197.290.433.4310.295.573.00.500
    1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38244Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1483.09313093010192.1171786610100885031.418.000.474.684.123.650.88.636
    1978Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----241---114.29331000021.017131018240001.197.290.433.4310.295.573.00.500
    1978MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1483.09313093010192.3171786610100885031.418.010.474.694.123.650.88.636
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9105.65343121030181.219713111419991035041.639.760.944.905.106.491.04.474
    1979MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9105.66343121030181.719713111419991035041.639.780.944.925.126.511.04.474
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1393.92322861141190.216990831678976021.307.980.763.684.584.251.24.591
    1980MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1393.93322861141190.716990831678976021.308.000.763.694.594.261.24.591
    1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf665.40191520240101.210763611438470021.439.471.243.364.165.581.24.500
    1981MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf665.42191520240101.710763611438470021.439.521.253.384.185.601.24.500
    1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7144.23332920040170.119391809811025051.6110.200.484.285.394.811.26.333
    1982MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7144.23332920040170.319391809811025051.6110.210.484.295.404.811.26.333
    1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf465.8233700626189.21036458843533111.6310.340.804.325.326.421.23.400
    1983MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf465.8533700626189.71036458843533111.6410.390.814.345.356.461.23.400
    1984Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-3010---952.7915156200096.2804030842832011.267.450.743.917.733.721.98.643
    1984Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-3010---011.38600056113.012321320001.158.310.692.081.382.080.67.000
    1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos303010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf235.561340049043.2572727618280011.7211.751.243.715.775.561.56.400
    1984Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----301---962.64211562561109.7924332945852011.257.580.743.717.013.541.89.600
    1984MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf235.631340049043.7572727618280011.7411.881.253.755.835.631.56.400
    1989New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-3511---000.0020001205.12100131000.563.380.001.695.061.693.00.000
    1989Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAA----351---000.0020001205.32100131000.593.530.001.765.291.763.00.000
    1991Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-3712---001.5910001105.24110111000.886.350.001.591.591.591.00.000
    1991Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----371---001.7310001105.74110111000.966.920.001.731.731.731.00.000
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)55564.5419514421513512970.099754448982457518241181.509.250.764.244.815.051.13.495
    American League Totals (5 yrs)44364.451291081957211710.070138935165333363160121.468.890.824.224.604.931.09.550
    National League Totals (2 yrs)11204.786636206301260.0296155138171241558161.6210.250.594.295.375.371.25.355
    Minor League Totals36213.2583421567411473.7380196171232023497011.237.230.443.846.643.731.73.632
    Minor: Rk Totals312.73900009033.0231110016180001.186.270.004.364.913.001.13.750
    Minor: A Totals1163.47230000230148.01186457076880001.317.180.004.625.353.891.16.647
    Minor: AA Totals653.3814126212085.3663332625711001.076.980.632.647.513.492.84.545
    Minor: AAA Totals1693.13373094671207.3173887217851726011.257.520.743.697.473.822.02.640
    Kansas City Royals Totals (4 yrs)42334.381161041953121666.364436232459315335160111.448.700.804.264.534.891.06.560
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)465.8533700626189.71036458843533111.6410.390.814.345.356.461.23.400
    San Francisco Giants Totals (1 yrs)7144.23332920040170.319391809811025051.6110.210.484.295.404.811.26.333
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)235.631340049043.7572727618280011.7411.881.253.755.835.631.56.400
    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 Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-23p---1120000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1977Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-23p---112261400020021302000.154.214.154.3683040.077.000.3086.6743.336.500.00.000.0
    1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3228pL-S-E-P233484610120053401000.125.208.208.41654102.188.083.3859.2662.966.8048.01.8533.3
    1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3229pL-S-E-P333202310130121601000.150.227.350.5772372.250.200.6678.7069.578.0020.04.3566.7
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)66686920250175002000.132.213.250.46377174.206.118.4389.0964.947.1434.02.6044.4
    National League Totals (2 yrs)66686920250175002000.132.213.250.46377174.206.118.4389.0964.947.1434.02.6044.4
    Minor League Totals24261400020021302000.154.214.154.3683040.077.000.3086.6743.336.500.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals12261400020021302000.154.214.154.3683040.077.000.3086.6743.336.500.00.000.0
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)33202310130121601000.150.227.350.5772372.250.200.6678.7069.578.0020.04.3566.7
    San Francisco Giants Totals (1 yrs)33484610120053401000.125.208.208.41654102.188.083.3859.2662.966.8048.01.8533.3
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA24P300.0051065.8331.700.002.2100.015
    1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLB24P310192.1326413329.8790.900.1519.1100.08
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLB25P340181.2925433834.8951.000.1921.0100.04
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLB26P320190.21026113736.9731.100.1919.8100.06
    1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27P190101.268111514.9330.700.1418.4100.07
    1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLB28P330170.11031114241.9761.200.2420.4100.06
    1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLB29P33089.2710201917.8950.500.1920.4100.07
    1984Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA30P1500.048101312.9230.800.0010.7100.09
    1984Boston Red SoxALMLB30P13043.24300771.0000.500.168.0100.011
    1991Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA37P100.00100111.0001.000.000.7100.021
    MLB Totals - (P)195096749129137191178.9320.900.180.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)1900414202018.9000.900.000.00.00
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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
    1978MLB31----------
    1978Minor3----------
    1979MLB34----------
    1980MLB32----------
    1981MLB19----------
    1982MLB33----------
    1983MLB33----------
    1984MLB13----------
    1984Minor15----------
    1991Minor1----------
    Totals214----------