Tips Updates
Daily
Players
Teams
Leagues
Draft
Boxscores
Minor Leagues
College
People
Extra Bases
Applications
About

Jim GantnerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1974-1992 MLB Years: 1976-1992
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook

World Series Champion

Positions2B-1456, 3B-362, DH-8, SS-7, 1B-3, P-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Elmer Gantner
Height5-11Weight175BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 5,1954 [64.107]PlaceEden,Wisconsin
High SchoolCampbellsport (Campbellsport,WI)
CollegeUniversity of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (Oshkosh,WI)

DraftedSelected by the Milwaukee Brewers [Team Picks] in the 12th round (270th overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsEmil Belich
MLB DebutSeptember 3,1976 [22.241]
OrganizationsMIL [19] Awards2
TBC Player ID11707Retrosheet IDgantj001MLBAM ID114569
RelationshipsFather of Matt Gantner
Research ToolsTrack this Player -- Intersect Player -- Compare Player -- Random Player
About Profile Data

Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Statistics -- Baseball Jobs -- Transactions -- Awards -- Salaries
This player page is available for sponsorship:
Sponsor the Jim Gantner page  -  You can show your support to the The Baseball Cube by sponsoring all of a player's pages for only $10/year.
About Sponsorships Program


Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed70Power35Contact88XBH30RBIs44Runs51Hitting73Durability57Team.499Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974NewarkNYPLA--206217735546252170544600000.305.468.446.9147913231.389.141.486.42723.3819.910.852.1635.4024.07
1975Thetford MinesEastAA-21138456611171701248200499600000.257.329.373.70217029505.302.116.268.3279.7019.011.962.3838.0024.79
1976BerkshireEastAA-2212640356118211653250745000000.293.403.395.79815928477.323.102.347.37615.5110.480.681.2667.1723.73
1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil113b22266961710071061113001.246.316.261.57718179.293.015.116.2797.5913.921.830.000.005.88
1977Spokane IndiansPCLAAAmil-23143541981523551580192626833500.281.355.447.80224255614.296.166.312.35610.1011.071.102.4436.0736.18
1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil113b2314474141012212500001.298.327.383.71018249.317.085.149.3184.0810.202.502.0447.0014.29
1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil112b-3b244397142110182051021000.216.269.258.527252105.233.042.113.2494.769.522.000.9597.009.52
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil173b-2b2570208295910322235161725313.284.336.389.7258115234.297.105.173.3246.847.261.060.85104.0025.42
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil173b-2b26132415471172134401110302918358.282.330.376.70615628457.294.094.169.3166.566.350.970.88103.7523.93
1981Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil172b27107352359414123336292939456.267.325.330.65511617397.283.063.136.2997.307.301.000.50176.0018.09
1982Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil172b281324474813217244363263627336.295.335.369.70416523485.312.074.139.3165.367.421.380.82111.7517.42
1983Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil172b291616038517023811745638466114510.282.329.401.73024242662.289.119.181.3255.746.951.211.6654.8224.71
1984Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil172b30153613611732713566530513210016.282.314.344.65821131658.299.062.113.2984.567.751.700.46204.3317.92
1985Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil172b311435236313315454411833423104713.254.300.327.62717124573.267.073.141.2795.767.331.270.87104.6018.05
1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil172b32139497581362517381372650667213.274.313.370.68318433542.289.096.161.3054.809.231.921.2971.0024.26
1987Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil172b-3b3381265377214043062192254127.272.331.370.7019818294.283.098.185.3116.467.481.161.3666.2525.00
1988Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil172b34155539671492820472083450318219.276.322.336.65818130596.303.060.145.2995.708.391.470.000.0020.13
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil172b351164095111218303420621331085210.274.321.333.65413621453.294.059.144.2984.647.281.570.000.0018.75
1990Beloit BrewersMidwAmil-2b3692910111026207100010.379.500.6211.12118336.346.242.552.48819.442.780.145.5614.5027.27
1990Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-2b36622181001102110000.364.440.409.8499125.381.045.182.3928.004.000.500.000.0012.50
1990Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         155111192027309210010.373.475.5291.00427461.362.156.392.44814.753.280.223.2825.5021.05
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil172b36883233685850251832919240010.263.328.319.64710313358.280.056.192.2998.105.310.660.000.0015.29
1991Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil173b-2b3714052663149274247462734374513.283.320.361.68119033567.298.078.125.3044.766.001.260.35263.0022.15
1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil172b38101256226312111862121703229.246.278.313.5918014273.258.067.129.2664.406.231.420.37256.0022.22
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter180161897261696262384756813778383501521065240135.274.319.351.67021753476782.290.077.149.0005.657.391.310.69131.6820.46
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter48416282614608184020974224826243510.283.378.416.7946771291888.316.133.330.00013.1413.881.062.1240.7028.04
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter149563991603651581202646943500.284.358.446.80425156639.300.162.307.00010.0210.801.082.3537.5335.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2648591172353811810145012314600000.274.365.383.74832957982.312.109.305.00012.5314.871.191.8347.7224.26
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter92910111026207100010.379.500.6211.12118336.346.242.552.00019.442.780.145.5614.5027.27
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6217735546252170544600000.305.468.446.9147913231.389.141.486.00023.3819.910.852.1635.4024.07
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter180161897261696262384756813778383501521065240135.274.319.351.67021753476782.290.077.149.0005.657.391.310.69131.6820.46
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625576515324345112734455105412.274.319.351.67019631610.290.077.149.0005.657.391.310.69131.6820.46
Average Minor - Per 162 games162545871542731370251838811200.283.378.416.79422743632.316.133.330.00013.1413.881.062.1240.7028.04

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil17Rel25000.0010100001.02000000002.0018.00------0.00-2.73
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100001.02000000002.0018.00------0.00-0.00
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100001.02000000002.0018.00------0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings000.0022002200000220.0440000000002.0018.00------0.00-0.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil223B24--1737135554.9822.25------2692.314.9
1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil22DH2---------------267.71.2
1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil233B14--829434137.9022.64------14100.08.6
1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil242B21--41552109896.9804.57------4348.813.0
1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil243B15--225222927.9311.80------4334.99.3
1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil24SS1--221-54.8004.00------432.30.6
1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil241B1--1--1111.0001.00------432.30.6
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil253B42--28715810499.9522.36------7060.026.1
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil252B22--5076216128126.9845.73------7031.413.7
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil25SS3--213-215151.0005.00------704.31.9
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil25P1-1-1--111.0001.001.00-----701.40.6
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil263B69--411261115178167.9382.42------13252.342.6
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil262B66--118203453325321.9884.86------13250.040.7
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil26SS1---6-2661.0006.00------1320.80.6
1981Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil272B107--2513521095613603.9845.64------107100.098.2
1982Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil282B131--30739813104718705.9825.38------13299.280.9
1983Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil292B158--37451214128900886.9845.61------16198.197.5
1984Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil302B153--36246913111844831.9855.43------153100.095.0
1985Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil312B124--262402889672664.9885.35------14386.777.0
1985Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil313B24--1634355350.9432.08------14316.814.9
1985Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil31SS1---------------1430.70.6
1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil322B135--3043471087661651.9854.82------13997.183.9
1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil323B3--56--11111.0003.67------1392.21.9
1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32SS1---------------1390.70.6
1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32DH1---------------1390.70.6
1987Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil332B57--95153436252248.9844.35------8170.435.2
1987Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil333B38--2440286664.9701.68------8146.923.5
1987Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil33DH1---------------811.20.6
1988Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil342B154--3254281192764753.9864.89------15599.495.1
1988Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil343B1---2--221.0002.00------1550.60.6
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil352B114--241362888611603.9875.29------11698.370.4
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil35DH2---------------1161.71.2
1990Beloit Brewers MidwAmil362B3--211-43.7501.00------933.32.2
1990Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil362B4--513-418181.0004.50------666.72.7
1990Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil363B2--21--331.0001.50------633.31.4
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil362B80--164220754391384.9824.80------8890.949.4
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil363B9--320222523.9202.56------8810.25.6
1991Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil373B90--51155515211206.9762.29------14064.355.6
1991Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil372B59--109190731306299.9775.07------14042.136.4
1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil382B68--136180242318316.9944.65------10167.342.0
1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil383B31--1728134645.9781.45------10130.719.1
1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil381B2--2---221.0001.00------1012.01.2
1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil38DH2---------------1012.01.2
MLB Totals for 2B - 15 season(s)-   2B1449--31394347115103676017486.9855.17------14490.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 12 season(s)-   3B360--2125733664821785.9562.18------3600.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH8---------------80.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 5 season(s)-   SS7--421142625.9623.57------70.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B3--3--1331.0001.00------30.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1-1-1--111.0001.001.00-----10.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B4--513-418181.0004.50------40.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2--21--331.0001.50------20.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B3--211-43.7501.00------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil22-----24----2
1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil23-----14-----
1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil24--121115-----
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil251--22342-----
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil26---66169-----
1981Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil27---107-------
1982Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil28---131-------
1983Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil29---158-------
1984Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil30---153-------
1985Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil31---124124-----
1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32---13513----1
1987Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil33---57-38----1
1988Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil34---154-1-----
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil35---114------2
1990Beloit Brewers MidwAmil36---3-------
1990Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil36---4-2-----
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil36---80-9-----
1991Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil37---59-90-----
1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil38--268-31----2

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Milwaukee BrewersDiv SeriesMLB27414121000000200000.143.143.214.3573114.167.071.0710.0014.290.000.000.0050.00
1982Milwaukee BrewersChamp. SeriesMLB28516130002001100000.188.235.188.4233017.200.000.0635.885.881.000.000.000.00
1982Milwaukee BrewersWorld SeriesMLB28724584104001100000.333.360.583.94314525.348.250.2924.004.001.000.000.0062.50
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs414121000000200000.143.143.214.3573114.167.071.0710.0014.290.000.000.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs516130002001100000.188.235.188.4233017.200.000.0635.885.881.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs724584104001100000.333.360.583.94314525.348.250.2924.004.001.000.000.0062.50

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1996Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil42First Base Coach1628082.49419.53Phil Garner
1997Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil43First Base Coach1617883.4848.03Phil Garner
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1982American League Player of the Week (July 12-July 18)1
1983American League Player of the Week (July 25-July 31)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1992-11-03Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-12-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1991-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-12-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll31687,500-122680++370,78060,000687,500
1986Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll32887,500-88388++386,34760,0001,575,000
1987Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll33375,000-246866++344,90660,0001,950,000
1988Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll34937,500-84489++392,10762,5002,887,500
1989Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll35900,000-129484++429,80262,5003,787,500
1990Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll36700,000-226968++515,727100,0004,487,500
1991Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll371,000,000-206871++742,231100,0005,487,500
1992Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll381,150,000-243970++962,245109,0006,637,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red