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Rich GedmanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-1993 MLB Years: 1980-1992
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PositionsC-1344, DH-5, 1B-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Leo Gedman Jr.
Height6-0Weight215BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 26,1959 [59.056]PlaceWorcester,Massachusetts
High SchoolSaint Peter-Marian (Worcester,MA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1977 by the Boston Red Sox.
Signing ScoutsBill Enos
MLB DebutSeptember 7,1980 [20.347]
OrganizationsBOS [13] SLN [2] ATL [1] HOU [1] NYA [1] Awards1Awards Voting2-65
TBC Player ID11799Retrosheet IDgedmr001MLBAM ID114676
RelationshipsFather of Mike Gedman, Father of Matt Gedman
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on September 18, 1985
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed16Power62Contact49XBH64RBIs51Runs37Hitting53Durability49Team.511Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1978Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+bos-c1898297358917333200432942200.300.393.407.80012123348.322.107.253.36812.368.330.670.8699.0025.84
1979Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-c1913047048129251126302499543200.274.347.409.75619238528.321.135.234.3419.2817.991.942.2739.1729.46
1980Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-c201113474382182112901306450100.236.305.395.70013731383.260.159.242.3177.8316.712.132.8731.5537.80
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos50dh20924250001000500001.208.208.208.4165024.263.000.000.1890.0020.830.000.000.000.00
1981Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-c212581824302110191110030.296.374.407.78133591.324.111.210.3509.8912.091.222.2040.5020.83
1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos10c216220522591505260093111319.288.317.434.7518920219.314.146.190.3374.1114.163.442.2841.0033.90
1982Boston Red SoxALMLBbos10c22922893072172426011037240213.249.279.363.64210523305.274.114.145.2853.2812.133.701.3172.2531.94
1983Boston Red SoxALMLBbos10c2381204216016121801153713064.294.345.412.7578419223.352.118.186.3316.7316.592.470.90102.0031.67
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos10c2413344954121264247200297212585.269.312.506.81822754486.271.237.301.3535.9714.812.484.9418.7144.63
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos10c251444986614730518802050793321112.295.362.484.84624153556.320.189.293.3678.9914.211.583.2427.6736.05
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos10c261354624911929016651037614151315.258.315.424.73919645509.264.166.249.3187.2711.981.653.1428.8837.82
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos10c275215111318011300102401322.205.250.278.528429165.233.073.139.2316.0614.552.400.61151.0029.03
1988Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-c28415271011001410000.467.529.7331.26211217.600.266.333.5545.8823.534.005.8815.0028.57
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos10c2895299336914093900184939326.231.279.368.64711023332.246.137.197.2895.4214.762.722.7133.2233.33
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos10c299326024559041601234703318.212.273.292.5657613289.241.080.165.2607.9616.262.041.3865.0023.64
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos10c301015330000005610001.200.429.200.6293021.333.000.333.33323.8128.571.200.000.000.00
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2c30401044217011000152402162.202.300.298.598318122.250.096.240.25812.3019.671.600.82104.0038.10
1990Totals for MLB-MLB         501197247011000203012163.202.319.286.605348143.258.084.252.27013.9920.981.500.70119.0033.33
1991St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29c31469471010380141500202.106.140.213.353204100.090.107.138.1604.0015.003.753.0031.3340.00
1992St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29c3241105523401800112200110.219.291.286.577305117.265.067.171.2669.4018.802.000.85105.0021.74
1993Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-c33892753072150123504356300050.262.345.447.79212327310.300.185.298.34811.2920.321.803.8722.9237.50
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter103331593317951761288382342365091629285380.252.304.399.70312592763468.273.147.221.0006.8114.682.162.5435.9034.72
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter45714851664037964117108167266155580.271.350.415.7656171261677.306.144.251.0009.9615.861.592.4436.2231.27
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter229718831853722676067514270180.258.333.423.75630465801.289.165.262.0009.3617.731.893.2527.6235.14
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13047048129251126302499543200.274.347.409.75619238528.321.135.234.0009.2817.991.942.2739.1729.46
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter98297358917333200432942200.300.393.407.80012123348.322.107.253.00012.368.330.670.8699.0025.84
Boston Red Sox Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter90628563157411641283356332064481627244676.259.310.412.72211782593129.280.153.225.0006.5814.322.172.6534.4134.95
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8719912335041601153700312.166.221.251.472509217.180.085.156.0006.9117.052.471.8449.7527.27
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter401044217011000152402162.202.300.298.598318122.250.096.240.00012.3019.671.600.82104.0038.10
Average MLB - Per 162 games162495521252821460013780354813.252.304.399.70319743544.273.147.221.0006.8114.682.162.5435.9034.72
Average Minor - Per 162 games16252659143282156103599452230.271.350.415.76521945594.306.144.251.0009.9615.861.592.4436.2231.27

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1984Richmond BravesILAAAatl-Rel24128.10606005010.011109013101002.409.90--11.709.000.77.333-
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter128.10606005010.011109013101002.409.90--11.709.000.77.333-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter128.10606005010.011109013101002.409.90--11.709.000.77.333-
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings22448.101320132001100220.0242220198028622022002.409.90--11.709.000.77.333-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos18C82--3773922418416.9955.07-----139883.759.4
1979Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos19C90--49758116566555.9816.17-----2113069.264.7
1980Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos20C84--36765713439432.9845.14------11175.760.4
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos20DH4---------------944.42.5
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos20C2--13-2-1513.8676.50-2-100.0-922.21.3
1981Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos21C24--1762061202196.9708.17------2596.017.1
1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos21C59--2753031308305.9905.17-492269.036295.254.6
1982Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22C86--39729105436426.9774.95-602273.2109293.553.1
1983Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23C68--2742665306300.9804.41-631284.058184.042.0
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24C125--69358185769751.9776.01-765358.9813394.077.2
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25C139--768781513861846.9836.09-695356.61114496.585.8
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26C134--86665610937931.9946.95-555450.51413599.383.2
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27C51--3061481328320.9766.27-231462.285298.131.5
1988Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos28C1--1311-1514.93314.00------425.00.7
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28C93--5704054615610.9926.56-483061.569597.957.4
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28DH1---------------951.10.6
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29C91--48636106532522.9815.74-732475.369397.856.2
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30C39--18025-52052051.0005.26-391375.084097.524.1
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30C9--275113332.9703.56-9469.2-1090.05.6
1991St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31C43--1921354210205.9764.77-----34693.526.5
1992St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32C40--2271232242239.9885.98-----24197.624.7
1993Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya33C84--4954753547542.9916.45-----88994.460.0
1993Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya331B1--3-1-43.7503.00------891.10.7
MLB Totals for C - 13 season(s)-   C979--5274431926257975705.9845.83-56630165.3849790.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH5---------------50.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C193--1051133191712031184.9846.13-----81930.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--3-1-43.7503.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C90--49758116566555.9816.17-----21900.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C82--3773922418416.9955.07-----13820.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos18-82---------
1979Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos19-90---------
1980Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos20-84---------
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos20-2--------4
1981Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos21-24---------
1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos21-59---------
1982Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22-86---------
1983Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23-68---------
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24-125---------
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25-139---------
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26-134---------
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27-51---------
1988Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos28-1---------
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28-93--------1
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29-91---------
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30-39---------
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30-9---------
1991St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31-43---------
1992St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32-40---------
1993Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya33-841--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB267284101016000400000.357.357.500.85714228.391.143.1430.0014.290.003.5728.0020.00
1986Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB267301610110001000000.200.200.333.53310230.263.133.1330.0033.330.003.3330.0033.33
1988Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB28414150011002100000.357.438.5711.0098116.333.214.35712.506.250.506.2514.0020.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs11425151027002500000.357.386.524.91022344.371.167.2144.5511.362.504.5521.0020.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs7301610110001000000.200.200.333.53310230.263.133.1330.0033.330.003.3330.0033.33

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2003North Shore SpiritNeastIndIndy-43Bench Coach905139.567--1John KennedyLost in finals (Brockton)
2004North Shore SpiritNeastIndIndy-44Bench Coach925735.6201.00John Kennedy-
2005Worcester TornadoesCanAmIndIndy-45Manager925042.543--1 League champions (Quebec)
2006Worcester TornadoesCanAmIndIndy-46Manager904149.45617.06 
2007Worcester TornadoesCanAmIndIndy-47Manager944351.45714.58 
2008Worcester TornadoesCanAmIndIndy-48Manager945341.5645.02 Lost in Semi-Finals
2009Worcester TornadoesCanAmIndIndy-49Manager934350.46213.04 Lost in Finals
2010Worcester TornadoesCanAmIndIndy-50Manager934251.45214.55 
2011Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-Minorbos51Hitting Coach742945.39210.04Carlos Febles
2012Salem Red SoxCaroA+Minorbos52Hitting Coach1376869.49618.53Billy McMillon
2013Surprise SaguarosAFLFall-53Hitting Coach.000--None listed
2014Portland Sea DogsEastAAMinorbos54Hitting Coach1428854.620--1Billy McMillonLost in Semi-Finals
2015Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos55Hitting Coach1445985.41022.06Kevin Boles
2016Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos56Hitting Coach1427468.52116.54Kevin Boles
2017Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos57Hitting Coach1426775.47219.54Kevin Boles
2018Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos58Hitting Coach1396673.47517.53Kevin Boles
* 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 [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2005Can-Am League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1993-01-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1992-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-02-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1990-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-06-08Sent to Astros by Red Sox for future considerations. 
1987-05-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1977-08-05ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
* 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
1985Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll25477,500-228963++370,78060,000477,500
1986Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll26650,000-178975++386,34760,0001,127,500
1987Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll2760,000-59520-344,90660,0001,187,500
1988Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll28952,727-80689++392,10762,5002,140,227
1989Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll291,150,000-81690++429,80262,5003,290,227
1990Houston AstrosTeam Payroll30920,000-166977++515,727100,0004,210,227
1990Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll30920,000-1661277++515,727100,0004,210,227
1991St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll31150,000-4991929742,231100,0004,360,227
1992St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll32200,000-4882039962,245109,0004,560,227
* 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