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Cito GastonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1964-1978 MLB Years: 1967-1978
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PositionsOF-773, 1B-12Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameClarence Edwin Gaston
Height6-4Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 17,1944 [74.069]PlaceSan Antonio,Texas
High SchoolHoly Cross (Corpus Christi,TX)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1964 by the Milwaukee Braves.
Signing Scouts Al LaMacchia
MLB DebutSeptember 14,1967 [23.181]
OrganizationsATL [7] SDN [6] MLN [2] PIT [1] Awards0Awards Voting8-159
TBC Player ID11779Retrosheet IDgastc101MLBAM ID114650
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Player Notes:   Selected by the San Diego Padres from the Atlanta Braves in the 1968 NL expansion draft (#59 pick) ... Member of the Toronto Blue Jays Level of Excellence
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed54Power65Contact32XBH59RBIs67Runs41Hitting56Durability40Team.412Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1964BinghamtonNYPLA--201121152014000000000.238.238.476.71410321.200.238.238.3110.000.000.004.7621.0060.00
1964GreenvilleWcarA-2049165153863016000000000.230.230.303.533509165.230.073.073.2340.000.000.000.000.0023.68
1964Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         60186164383120000000000.231.231.323.5546012186.227.092.091.2430.000.000.000.54186.0027.91
1965West Palm BeachFSLA+-217020214385309000000000.188.188.243.431498202.188.055.054.1900.000.000.000.000.0021.05
1966BataviaNYPLA--221144338414318528104000000000.330.330.589.91925551433.284.259.259.4020.000.000.006.4715.4635.66
1966AustinTexAA-22410231104000000000.300.300.600.9006210.300.300.300.3830.000.000.000.000.0066.67
1966Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1184438614619628108000000000.330.330.589.91926153443.284.259.260.4010.000.000.006.3215.8236.30
1967AustinTexAA-23136505721542461070000000000.305.305.436.74122040505.291.131.131.3310.000.000.001.9850.5025.97
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25of23925130101100502002.120.120.200.3205127.150.080.120.1400.0018.520.000.000.0033.33
1968ShreveportTexAA-24963404995154657000000000.279.279.400.67913625340.266.121.121.3080.000.000.001.7656.6726.32
1968RichmondILAAA-2421719174028000000000.239.239.380.61927671.217.141.141.2820.000.000.002.8235.5035.29
1968Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11741158112194865000000000.273.273.397.67016331411.258.124.124.3040.000.000.001.9551.3827.68
1969San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21of2512939120901172284424117112010.230.275.309.58412120419.321.079.141.2685.7327.924.880.48195.5022.22
1970San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21of261465849218626929934141142202216.318.364.543.90731764629.378.225.300.3996.5222.583.464.6120.1434.41
1971San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21of271415185711813917611024121221110.228.264.386.65020039547.265.158.207.2944.3922.125.043.1130.4733.05
1972San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21of2811137930102140744022276200213.269.313.361.67413721403.321.092.145.3095.4618.863.451.7454.1420.59
1973San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21of29133476511191841657002088112310.250.281.405.68619338500.275.155.197.3064.0017.604.403.2029.7531.93
1974San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21of30106267195711063300165113226.213.259.322.5818617289.241.109.169.2665.5417.653.192.0844.5029.82
1975Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl43of316414117344061510173300135.241.321.397.7185610159.272.156.284.32410.6920.751.943.7723.5029.41
1976Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl43of326913415394042510132100016.291.354.410.764558147.321.119.224.3538.8414.291.622.7233.5020.51
1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl43of-1b335685623403211051900303.271.301.424.72536793.303.153.224.3155.3820.433.803.2328.3330.43
1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl43of346011852710190032001204.229.244.263.507312124.263.034.059.2312.4216.136.670.81118.007.41
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit44of3422110000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.4560.000.000.000.000.000.00
1978Totals for NL-NL         6212062810190032001204.233.248.267.515322126.267.034.058.2352.3815.876.670.79120.007.14
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter102631203147991063091387137185693910151485.256.298.397.69512382273339.301.141.202.0005.5420.753.752.7334.2928.41
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter5011747246493752247272000000000.282.282.431.7137531441747.262.149.149.0000.000.000.002.6937.1729.21
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter21719174028000000000.239.239.380.61927671.217.141.141.0000.000.000.002.8235.5035.29
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter236855123252401116131000000000.295.295.423.71836267855.281.128.129.0000.000.000.001.8753.4426.59
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7020214385309000000000.188.188.243.431498202.188.055.054.0000.000.000.000.000.0021.05
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter49165153863016000000000.230.230.303.533509165.230.073.073.0000.000.000.000.000.0023.68
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1254548514820529108000000000.326.326.584.91026554454.280.258.258.0000.000.000.006.3915.6636.49
San Diego Padres Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter7662615269672932977316971475959791065.257.298.403.70110541992787.305.146.203.0005.2721.354.052.7633.9629.61
Atlanta Braves Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter258503441261311471403898036420.250.300.364.66418328550.282.114.197.0006.9117.822.582.5535.9322.22
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter22110000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624935012617514612129109122213.256.298.397.69519536527.301.141.202.0005.5420.753.752.7334.2928.41
Average Minor - Per 162 games162565801592471588000000000.282.282.431.71324347565.262.149.149.0000.000.000.002.6937.1729.21

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23OF7--712-108.8001.14------977.84.3
1969San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25OF113--24312114266255.9592.26------12987.669.8
1970San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26OF142--31078-325317.9752.23------14697.387.7
1971San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn27OF133--271851284279.9822.10------14194.382.6
1972San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28OF94-8271581043172168.9771.790.20-----11184.761.4
1973San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29OF119-101719816124226214.9471.800.21-----13389.573.5
1974San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30OF63--119711127126.9922.00------10659.438.9
1975Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl31OF35--7222-7674.9742.11------6454.721.7
1975Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl311B1--8-1198.8898.00------641.60.6
1976Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl32OF28--4211-4443.9771.54------6940.617.3
1976Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl321B2--161-217171.0008.50------692.91.2
1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl33OF9--14---14141.0001.56------5616.15.6
1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl331B5--304123534.9716.80------568.93.1
1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34OF29--45-2-4745.9571.55------6048.317.9
1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl341B4--212112423.9585.75------606.72.5
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34OF1---------------250.00.6
MLB Totals for OF - 11 season(s)-   OF773-1844147964481315911543.9702.000.84-----7730.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B12--757368582.9656.83------120.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23---------7-
1969San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25---------113-
1970San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26---------142-
1971San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn27---------133-
1972San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28---------94-
1973San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29---------119-
1974San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30---------63-
1975Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl31--1------35-
1976Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl32--2------28-
1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl33--5------9-
1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34--4------29-
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34---------1-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1982Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor38Hitting Coach1627884.48117.07Bobby Cox
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor39Hitting Coach1628973.5499.04Bobby Cox
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor40Hitting Coach1628973.54915.02Bobby Cox
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor41Hitting Coach1619962.615--1Bobby CoxLost ALCS (Royals)
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor42Hitting Coach1628676.5319.54Jimy Williams
1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor43Hitting Coach1629666.5932.02Jimy Williams
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor44Hitting Coach1628775.5372.04Jimy Williams
1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor45Hitting Coach1628973.549--1Jimy Williams,Cito GastonLost ALCS (Athletics)
1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor45Manager1628973.549--1 Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor46Manager1628676.5312.02 
1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor47Manager1629171.562--1 Lost ALCS (Twins)
1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor48Manager1629666.593--1 Won World Series (Braves)
1993Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor49Manager1629567.586--1 Won World Series (Phillies)
1994Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor50Manager1155560.47816.03 
1995Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor51Manager1445688.38930.05 
1996Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor52Manager1627488.45718.04 
1997Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor53Manager1627686.46922.05 
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor56Hitting Coach1628379.5124.53Jim Fregosi
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor57Hitting Coach1628082.49416.03Buck Martinez
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor64Manager1628676.53111.04 
2009Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor65Manager1627587.46328.04 
2010Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor66Manager1628577.52511.04 
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1978-09-22Purchased by Pirates from Braves. 
1974-11-08TradeTraded by Padres to Braves for Danny Frisella. 
1968-10-14Selected by Padres from Braves in expansion draft (Pick #59). 
1964-03-22ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
* 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.