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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Lawrence Cyril Gura
Stat Years
1969-1985  [mlb] 1970-1985
Height/Weight
6-1 / 185
Bats/Throws
Both / Left
Positions
P (413) ... DH (1)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1947-11-26 in Joliet, Illinois   [72.365]
High School
Joliet East (Joliet,IL)
Colleges
Arizona State University (Tempe, Arizona)
Draft
Selected by the Chicago Cubs in Round #2 (#40 overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1970-04-30 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.156)
Service Time
Organizations
KCA [10] CHN [5] NYA [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 12260 ... retro id: gural001 ... mlbam id: 115255
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1969Arizona StateWACNCAA-1------21---DR:2-401921.012319150040169.011528190251960000.836.120.001.3310.441.497.84.905
    1969TacomaPCLAAA----211---483.171600000088.0793931024470001.178.080.002.454.813.991.96.333
    1969Minor Totals: byYearAAA----211---483.1716000016088.0793931024470001.178.080.002.454.813.991.96.333
    1970TacomaPCLAAA----222---343.981000000061.0553227017320001.188.110.002.514.724.721.88.429
    1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40222Log - Sp - Ext - Perf133.79203101017138.0351816623210011.538.291.425.454.974.260.91.250
    1970Minor Totals: byYearAAA----221---343.9810000010061.0553227017320001.188.110.002.514.724.721.88.429
    1970MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf133.79203101017138.0351816623210011.538.291.425.454.974.260.91.250
    1971TacomaPCLAAA----233---1183.5530000000190.019993750501400001.319.430.002.376.634.412.80.579
    1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40233Log - Sp - Ext - Perf006.0060002613.06320121002.3318.000.003.006.009.002.00.000
    1971Minor Totals: byYearAAA----231---1183.55300000300190.019993750501400001.319.430.002.376.634.412.80.579
    1971MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf006.0060002613.06320121002.3318.000.003.006.009.002.00.000
    1972WichitaAmerAAA----244---1143.6726000000130.012760530381090001.278.790.002.637.554.152.87.733
    1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40244Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.65700027012.1115533131001.148.032.192.199.493.654.33.000
    1972Minor Totals: byYearAAA----241---1143.67260000260130.012760530381090001.278.790.002.637.554.152.87.733
    1972MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.72700027012.3115533131001.168.182.232.239.673.724.33.000
    1973WichitaAmerAAA----255---124.65500000031.0381816011290001.5811.030.003.198.425.232.64.333
    1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf244.8721700614064.27939351011431011.3910.991.391.535.985.433.91.333
    1973Minor Totals: byYearAAA----251---124.65500005031.0381816011290001.5811.030.003.198.425.232.64.333
    1973MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf244.9121700614064.77939351011431011.4011.071.401.546.035.473.91.333
    1974SyracuseILAAA----266---772.1417000000118.0893228019970000.926.790.001.457.402.445.11.500
    1974SpokanePCLAAA----266---113.10700000029.034141009250001.4810.550.002.797.764.342.78.500
    1974New York YankeesALMLBnya39266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf512.41884200056.0541715212170001.188.680.321.932.732.731.42.833
    1974Minor Totals: byYearAAA----262---882.33240000240147.012346380281220001.037.530.001.717.472.824.36.500
    1974MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf512.41884200056.0541715212170001.188.680.321.932.732.731.42.833
    1975New York YankeesALMLBnya39277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf783.51262050360151.117365591341650031.4110.290.772.443.873.871.59.467
    1975MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf783.51262050360151.317365591341650031.4210.300.772.443.873.871.59.467
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf402.3020211718162.2472016420222011.076.750.572.873.162.871.101.000
    1976MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf402.3220211718162.7472016420222011.086.800.582.893.182.891.101.000
    1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf853.1352611244610106.11084337828464111.289.140.682.373.893.641.64.615
    1977MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf853.1452611244610106.31084337828464111.289.160.682.383.903.651.64.615
    1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca323010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1642.72352682190221.218373671360811141.107.430.532.443.292.961.35.800
    1978MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1642.73352682190221.718373671360811141.107.450.532.443.302.971.35.800
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca323111Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13124.47393371160233.22261371162973855171.288.701.122.813.275.281.16.520
    1979MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13124.48393371160233.72261371162973855171.288.721.122.823.285.291.16.520
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca323212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18102.953636164000283.12721079320761132051.238.640.642.413.593.401.49.643
    1980MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18102.963636164000283.32721079320761132051.238.650.642.423.593.401.49.643
    1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca323313Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1182.722323122000172.113961521135613041.017.260.571.833.193.191.74.579
    1981MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1182.722323122000172.313961521135613041.017.270.581.833.193.191.74.579
    1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca323414Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18124.03373783000248.02511241113164986061.279.111.132.323.564.501.53.600
    1982MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18124.03373783000248.02511241113164986061.279.111.132.323.564.501.53.600
    1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca323515Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11184.90343150130200.12201191092376570081.489.881.033.412.565.350.75.379
    1983MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11184.90343150130200.32201191092376570081.489.901.033.422.565.350.75.379
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca323616Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1295.18312530160168.2175102972667680041.439.341.393.583.635.441.01.571
    1984MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1295.19312530160168.7175102972667680041.449.361.393.593.645.461.01.571
    1985Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-3717---732.5410100000071.069242048451001.088.750.511.015.703.045.63.700
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca323717Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0012.4630002314.17661421002.5414.542.088.314.1512.460.50.000
    1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn323717Log - Sp - Ext - Perf038.41540001020.13419194670011.9715.051.772.663.108.411.17.000
    1985Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----371---732.5410100000071.069242048451001.088.750.511.015.703.045.63.700
    1985MLB Totals: KCA-CHNbyYearMLB----372Log - Sp - Ext - Perf039.30840024124.741252551091012.1115.251.863.723.359.300.90.000
    MLB Totals (17 yrs)126973.76403261711660142142,047.02020958855204600801273461.288.880.902.643.524.211.34.565
    American League Totals (12 yrs)123873.6734424770164097121,908.71855874778181556715243431.268.750.852.623.374.121.29.586
    National League Totals (5 yrs)3105.0259141020452138.316584772344863031.5110.751.502.875.605.471.95.231
    Minor League Totals45373.26121100001110718.069031226041765241001.218.650.052.216.573.912.98.549
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals1921.012319150040169.011528190251960000.836.120.001.3310.441.497.84.905
    Minor: AAA Totals45373.26121100001110718.069031226041765241001.218.650.052.216.573.912.98.549
    Kansas City Royals Totals (10 yrs)111783.7231021961143791121,701.31628792704166503633243401.258.610.882.663.354.191.26.587
    Chicago Cubs Totals (5 yrs)3105.0259141020452138.316584772344863031.5110.751.502.875.605.471.95.231
    New York Yankees Totals (2 yrs)1293.22342892360207.322782741553820031.359.860.652.303.563.561.55.571
    Glossary:
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4022pL-S-E-P12010000000000501000.000.000.000.0001100.000.000.0000.0045.450.000.00.000.0
    1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4023pL-S-E-P261000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4024pL-S-E-P371000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4025pL-S-E-P42215130001001502000.200.250.200.4501830.067.000.3005.5627.785.000.00.000.0
    1985Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-37p---51010030002000401000.300.300.300.6001130.000.000.5000.0036.360.000.00.000.0
    1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3237pL-S-E-P556000000001400000.000.143.000.143700.167.000.00014.2957.144.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)60331300010021503000.091.143.091.2343830.061.000.1675.2639.477.500.00.000.0
    National League Totals (5 yrs)60331300010021503000.091.143.091.2343830.061.000.1675.2639.477.500.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals1010030002000401000.300.300.300.6001130.000.000.5000.0036.360.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals1010030002000401000.300.300.300.6001130.000.000.5000.0036.360.000.00.000.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (5 yrs)60331300010021503000.091.143.091.2343830.061.000.1675.2639.477.500.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    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
    1970Chicago CubsNLMLB22P20038.01601771.0000.400.1812.3100.09
    1971Chicago CubsNLMLB23P603.0000000.0000.000.003.7100.013
    1972Chicago CubsNLMLB24P7012.00300331.0000.400.254.5100.012
    1973Chicago CubsNLMLB25P21064.27130020201.0001.000.3113.095.510
    1974New York YankeesALMLB26P8056.0480012121.0001.500.214.9100.012
    1975New York YankeesALMLB27P260151.18210229291.0001.100.1916.3100.07
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLB28P20062.24120216161.0000.800.2612.3100.09
    1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLB29P520106.1618212624.9230.500.2332.1100.02
    1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLB30P350221.21344125857.9831.600.2621.6100.06
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLB31P390233.21538255553.9641.400.2324.1100.02
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLB32P360283.19500359591.0001.600.2122.2100.04
    1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLB33P230172.19300439391.0001.700.2322.3100.04
    1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLB34P370248.0750265957.9661.500.2322.8100.03
    1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLB35P340200.112420554541.0001.600.2721.0100.03
    1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLB35DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.62.93
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLB36P310168.26300136361.0001.200.2119.1100.06
    1985Iowa CubsAmerAAA37P1000.0613202119.9051.900.007.1100.011
    1985Chicago CubsNLMLB37P5020.14400881.0001.600.403.1100.020
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLB37P304.12000221.0000.700.491.9100.012
    MLB Totals - (P)40302,04310736973211.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)100000000.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)10006132012.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    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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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1970MLB20----------
    1971MLB6----------
    1972MLB7----------
    1973MLB21----------
    1974MLB8----------
    1975MLB26----------
    1976MLB20----------
    1977MLB52----------
    1978MLB35----------
    1979MLB39----------
    1980MLB36----------
    1981MLB23----------
    1982MLB37----------
    1983MLB34---------1
    1984MLB31----------
    1985MLB8----------
    1985Minor10----------
    Totals413---------1