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Jerry GroteTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1963-1985 MLB Years: 1963-1981
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World Series Champion

PositionsC-1349, 3B-27, OF-3Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGerald Wayne Grote
Height5-10Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 6,1942 [75.290]PlaceSan Antonio,Texas
High SchoolMacArthur (San Antonio,TX)
CollegeTrinity University (San Antonio,TX)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1962 by the Houston Colt 45s.
Signing ScoutsRed Murff
MLB DebutSeptember 21,1963 [20.350]
OrganizationsNYN [12] HOU [3] LAN [3] DET [1] KCA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID12211Retrosheet IDgrotj101MLBAM ID115194
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed43Power42Contact73XBH39RBIs54Runs20Hitting66Durability47Team.482Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1963San AntonioTexAA-20121384501032251462000000000.268.268.461.72917741384.241.193.193.3200.000.000.003.6527.4339.81
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou6c2035010001001300100.200.286.200.486107.333.000.200.22614.2942.863.000.000.000.00
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou8c2110029826549332402207540356.181.240.262.5027815325.229.081.141.2226.1523.083.750.9299.3327.78
1965Oklahoma CityPCLAAA-2211837443992311147000000000.265.265.420.68515735374.242.155.155.3020.000.000.002.9434.0035.35
1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn15c23120317267512233143408133189.237.327.315.64210017364.308.078.208.28610.9922.252.030.82105.6722.67
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn15c2412034425678042322146514485.195.226.253.4798712367.226.058.099.2083.8117.714.641.0986.0017.91
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn15c2512440429114180331154481330116.282.357.349.70614121454.347.067.166.3199.6917.841.840.66134.6718.42
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn15c261133653892123640213259162510.252.313.351.66412821406.285.099.189.3007.8814.531.841.4860.8322.83
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn15c2712641538106141234213639165814.255.313.308.62112817463.274.053.142.2797.788.421.080.43207.5016.04
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn15c2812540335109250235144047241419.270.339.347.68614027450.301.077.169.3148.8910.441.180.44201.5024.77
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn15c296420515435132110262734385.210.304.288.592599241.225.078.210.26610.7911.201.041.2468.3320.93
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn15c30842851773102132001323151111.256.290.316.6069013305.275.060.105.2774.267.541.770.33285.0017.81
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn15c3197319258281536013333245411.257.326.335.66110714363.269.078.179.3059.099.091.001.3863.8017.07
1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn15c3211938628114145239013823103811.295.357.373.73014421428.308.078.174.3328.885.370.610.47193.0018.42
1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn15c331013233088142428123819131415.272.350.365.71511820366.279.093.207.33210.385.190.501.0980.7522.73
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn15c344211583131070091222015.270.333.313.646364128.301.043.122.2967.039.381.330.000.0012.90
1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan9c341827370004012501012.259.310.259.5697030.318.000.037.2516.6716.672.500.000.000.00
1977Totals for NL-NL         6014211383101101111723027.268.329.303.632434158.304.035.106.2876.9610.761.550.000.0010.53
1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan9c35417051950090010501210.271.354.343.69724583.284.072.214.31712.056.020.500.000.0026.32
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca15c3822564173119103211101.304.344.446.79025562.296.142.214.3574.843.230.671.6156.0029.41
1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan9c3822000000000100001.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1981Totals for MLB-MLB         24584173119103311102.293.333.431.76425564.291.138.207.3454.694.691.001.5658.0029.41
1985Birmingham BaronsSouAAdet-c4211000000001001000.000.500.000.500003.000.0001.000.35233.330.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter1421433935210921602239404152339960026473377131.252.316.326.64214132214844.282.074.164.0008.2412.391.500.81111.2620.24
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2407599320245625109001001000.266.267.440.70733476761.241.174.175.0000.130.000.003.2930.3637.62
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11837443992311147000000000.265.265.420.68515735374.242.155.155.0000.000.000.002.9434.0035.35
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter122385501032251462001001000.268.269.460.72917741387.240.192.195.0000.260.000.003.6227.5039.81
New York Mets Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter123538813149941431835357142036350921442670121.256.321.329.65012781964335.285.073.165.0008.3711.741.400.81110.8919.72
Houston Colt 45s Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter10330326559332502217840456.182.241.261.5027915332.230.079.142.0006.3323.493.710.90101.0027.27
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter61998265001301121102223.263.336.313.649315115.289.050.162.00010.439.570.920.000.0019.23
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter22564173119103211101.304.344.446.79025562.296.142.214.0004.843.230.671.6156.0029.41
Average MLB - Per 162 games16249540124183446234568354915.252.316.326.64216125552.282.074.164.0008.2412.391.500.81111.2620.24
Average Minor - Per 162 games162512631363041774001001000.266.267.440.70722551514.241.174.175.0000.130.000.003.2930.3637.62

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou20C3--10---10101.0003.33------3100.01.9
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou21C98--5225295583574.9855.86-----1110098.060.5
1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn23C115--51655117582571.9814.97-----812095.871.4
1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn233B2--3--1331.0001.50------1201.71.2
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn24C119--6096278678671.9905.64-----1212099.273.5
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn25C115--7546058819814.9947.08-----112492.771.0
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn26C112--71863711788781.9916.97-314043.7411399.169.1
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn27C125--85546812909901.9917.21-----612699.277.2
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn28C122--8924194942933.9907.65-----1012597.675.3
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn29C59-5304054215448447.9987.580.84182047.426492.237.8
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn293B3-1511--221.0000.670.13-----644.71.9
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn29OF1-91---111.0001.000.11-----641.60.6
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn30C81-684545343-582579.9957.150.85311764.638496.450.3
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn303B2-5131154.8002.000.80-----842.41.2
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn31C94--5493671592585.9886.22-512864.639796.958.0
1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn32C111--7065548765761.9956.86-673565.7611993.368.5
1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn33C95--6174956671666.9937.01-613067.0310194.158.6
1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn33OF2--5---551.0002.50------1012.01.2
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn34C28--12415--1391391.0004.96-20871.414266.717.3
1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34C16--477-154541.0003.38-9375.011888.99.9
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn343B11--714222321.9131.91------4226.26.8
1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan343B2--24-1661.0003.00------1811.11.2
1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan35C32--123122-137135.9854.22-19290.544178.019.8
1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan353B7--291-1211.9171.57------4117.14.3
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38C22--876--93931.0004.23-14477.8-22100.021.4
1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan38C1--2---221.0002.00------250.00.9
1985Birmingham Barons SouAAdet42C1--5---551.0005.00------1100.00.7
MLB Totals for C - 16 season(s)-   C1348-12148081635787687948716.9916.477.1832118763.27513480.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B27-201631455147.9221.742.35-----270.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF3-96---661.0002.000.67-----30.00.0
AA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1--5---551.0005.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou20-3---------
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou21-98---------
1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn23-115---2-----
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn24-119---------
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn25-115---------
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn26-112---------
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn27-125---------
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn28-122---------
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn29-59---3---1-
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn30-81---2-----
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn31-94---------
1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn32-111---------
1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn33-95-------2-
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn34-28---11-----
1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34-16---2-----
1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan35-32---7-----
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38-22---------
1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan38-1---------
1985Birmingham Barons SouAAdet42-1---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB26312321001001400000.167.231.250.4813113.250.083.1677.6930.774.000.000.0050.00
1969New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB26519142001001300000.211.250.316.5666220.250.105.1585.0015.003.000.000.0050.00
1973New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB30519240002001300000.211.250.211.4614020.250.000.0535.0015.003.000.000.000.00
1973New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB30730280000000100000.267.267.267.5348030.276.000.0000.003.330.000.000.000.00
1977Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB3420000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
1977Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB3411000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs1031561003003700000.194.265.226.4917134.250.032.1298.8220.592.330.000.0016.67
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs13503122001001400000.240.255.280.53514251.261.040.0601.967.844.000.000.0016.67

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1985Lakeland TigersFSLA+Minordet42Manager1405684.40023.53 
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1981-10-14Released by Dodgers. 
1981-09-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1981-09-01Released by Royals. 
1981-04-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1978-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1977-08-31TradeTraded by Mets to Dodgers for Randy Rogers and Dan Smith. 
1965-10-19TradeTraded by Astros to Mets for Tom Parsons and Cash. 
1962-06-13ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
* 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.