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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Gerald Wayne Grote
Stat Years
1963-1985  [mlb] 1963-1981
5-10 / 190
Right / Right
C (1349) ... 3B (27) ... OF (3)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
High School
MacArthur (San Antonio,TX)
Trinity University (San Antonio, Texas)
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Houston Colt 45s in 1962
Signing Scouts
Red Murff
MLB Debut
1963-09-21 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.350)
Service Time
NYN [12] LAN [3] HOU [2] KCA [1] DET [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 12211 ... retro id: grotj101 ... mlbam id: 115194
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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    1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou620cL-S-E-P135010001001300100.
    1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou821cL-S-E-P210029826549332402207540356.
    1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn1523cL-S-E-P3120317267512233143408133189.237.327.315.64236410017.208.078.30810.9922.252.03105.70.8222.7
    1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn1524cL-S-E-P412034425678042322146514485.
    1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn1525cL-S-E-P512440429114180331154481330116.282.357.349.70645414121.166.067.3479.6917.841.84134.70.6618.4
    1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn1526cL-S-E-P61133653892123640213259162510.252.313.351.66440612821.189.099.2857.8814.531.8460.81.4822.8
    1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn1527cL-S-E-P712641538106141234213639165814.255.313.308.62146312817.142.053.2747.788.421.08207.50.4316.0
    1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn1528cL-S-E-P812540335109250235144047241419.270.339.347.68645014027.169.077.3018.8910.441.18201.50.4424.8
    1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn1529cL-S-E-P96420515435132110262734385.210.304.288.592241599.210.078.22510.7911.201.0468.31.2420.9
    1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn1530cL-S-E-P10842851773102132001323151111.256.290.316.6063059013.105.060.2754.267.541.77285.00.3317.8
    1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn1531cL-S-E-P1197319258281536013333245411.257.326.335.66136310714.179.078.2699.099.091.0063.81.3817.1
    1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn1532cL-S-E-P1211938628114145239013823103811.295.357.373.73042814421.174.078.3088.885.370.61193.00.4718.4
    1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn1533cL-S-E-P131013233088142428123819131415.272.350.365.71536611820.207.093.27910.385.190.5080.81.0922.7
    1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn1534cL-S-E-P144211583131070091222015.270.333.313.646128364.122.043.3017.039.381.330.00.0012.9
    1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan934cL-S-E-P141827370004012501012.259.310.259.5693070.037.000.3186.6716.672.500.00.000.0
    1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan935cL-S-E-P15417051950090010501210.271.354.343.69783245.214.072.28412.056.020.500.00.0026.3
    1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1538cL-S-E-P1622564173119103211101.304.344.446.79062255.214.142.2964.843.230.6756.01.6129.4
    1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan938cL-S-E-P1622000000000100001.
    1985Birmingham BaronsSouAAdet-42c---1711000000001001000.000.500.000.5003001.000.000.00033.330.
    MLB Totals (18 yrs)1421433935210921602239404152339960026473377131.252.316.326.64248441413221.164.074.2828.2412.391.50111.30.8120.2
    National League Totals (17 yrs)1399428334810751572138395142339659825463277130.251.316.324.64047821388216.163.073.2828.2812.511.51112.70.7920.1
    American League Totals (1 yrs)22564173119103211101.304.344.446.79062255.214.142.2964.843.230.6756.01.6129.4
    Minor League Totals11000000001001000.000.500.000.5003001.000.000.00033.330.
    Minor: AA Totals11000000001001000.000.500.000.5003001.000.000.00033.330.
    New York Mets Totals (12 yrs)123538813149941431835357142036350921442670121.256.321.329.65043351278196.165.073.2858.3711.741.40110.90.8119.7
    Houston Colt 45s Totals (2 yrs)10330326559332502217840456.
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (3 yrs)61998265001301121102223.263.336.313.649115315.162.050.28910.439.570.920.00.0019.2
    Kansas City Royals Totals (1 yrs)22564173119103211101.304.344.446.79062255.214.142.2964.843.230.6756.01.6129.4
    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
    1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLB20C3019.01000010101.0003.300.531.9100.05
    1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLB21C980793.15225295583574.9855.900.7260.598.01
    1966New York MetsNLMLB23C1150857.051655117582571.9815.000.6771.495.81
    1966New York MetsNLMLB233B209.03001331.0001.500.331.21.74
    1967New York MetsNLMLB24C1190900.26096278678671.9905.600.7573.599.21
    1968New York MetsNLMLB25C11501,005.27546058819814.9947.100.8171.092.71
    1969New York MetsNLMLB26C1120918.271863711788781.9917.000.8569.199.11
    1970New York MetsNLMLB27C12501,064.085546812909901.9917.200.8577.299.21
    1971New York MetsNLMLB28C12201,043.08924194942933.9907.600.8975.397.61
    1972New York MetsNLMLB29C590530.04054215448447.9987.600.8437.892.22
    1972New York MetsNLMLB293B3015.01100221.0000.700.131.94.73
    1972New York MetsNLMLB29OF109.01000111.0001.
    1973New York MetsNLMLB30C810684.05453430582579.9957.100.8550.396.41
    1973New York MetsNLMLB303B205.1131154.8002.000.781.22.45
    1974New York MetsNLMLB31C940793.05493671592585.9886.200.7458.096.91
    1975New York MetsNLMLB32C1110945.07065548765761.9956.900.8168.593.31
    1976New York MetsNLMLB33C950786.16174956671666.9937.000.8558.694.11
    1976New York MetsNLMLB33OF2015.05000551.0002.500.331.22.012
    1977New York MetsNLMLB34C280193.112415001391391.0005.000.7217.366.72
    1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB34C16064.14770154541.0003.400.849.988.93
    1977New York MetsNLMLB343B11074.0714222321.9131.900.286.826.23
    1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB343B207.02401661.0003.000.861.211.15
    1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB35C320172.01231220137135.9854.200.7819.878.03
    1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB353B7025.029101211.9171.600.444.317.14
    1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLB38C220171.08760093931.0004.200.5421.4100.02
    1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB38C102.02000221.0002.001.000.950.03
    1985Birmingham BaronsSouAA42C100.05000551.0005.000.000.7100.07
    MLB Totals - (C)1348010,9408081635787617.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (3B)27013516314512.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)3024600012.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (C)100500015.0000.000.00---------
    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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