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Gary PettisTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1979-1993 MLB Years: 1982-1992
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Rated Prospect

PositionsOF-1641, 3B-34, SS-27, DH-8, 2B-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGary George Pettis
Height6-1Weight160BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateApril 3,1958 [60.016]PlaceOakland,California
High SchoolCastlemont (Oakland,CA)
CollegeLaney College (Oakland,CA)

DraftedSelected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 6th round (141st overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsLoyd Christopher
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-CAL-#2 ... 1984-CAL-#2
MLB DebutSeptember 13,1982 [24.163]
OrganizationsCAL [9] DET [3] TEX [2] OAK [1] SDN [1] Awards5
TBC Player ID16558Retrosheet IDpettg001MLBAM ID120481
RelationshipsBrother of Stacey Pettis, Uncle of Marquis Pettis
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed95Power44Contact28XBH39RBIs28Runs75Hitting53Durability60Team.488Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Idaho Falls AngelsPioRkcal-3b215019839631010326155175341000.318.384.515.89910223220.423.197.333.3967.7324.093.121.3666.0036.51
1980Salinas AngelsCalifA+cal-of221183937194153231431379128111200.239.379.308.68712120486.347.069.346.33016.2626.341.620.41196.5021.28
1981Holyoke MillersEastAAcal15of2312042177112893365512869344230.266.394.349.74314720517.333.083.390.35016.6317.991.080.58140.3317.86
1982Spokane IndiansPCLAAAcal-of24133528108152221415953187810714140.288.380.388.76820537612.359.100.314.34912.7517.481.370.16528.0024.34
1982California AngelsALMLBcal20of24105510011000200000.200.200.8001.000415.000.600.600.4250.0040.000.0020.005.00100.00
1983Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal-of2513252913815127811525268112154530.285.382.429.81122746624.348.144.384.36512.9819.391.491.7648.0930.46
1983California AngelsALMLBcal20of252285192523368371501001.294.348.494.84242893.328.200.341.3727.5316.132.143.2328.3332.00
1984California AngelsALMLBcal20of26140397639011622948176011535114.227.332.300.63211919466.313.073.302.29712.8824.681.920.43198.5021.11
1985California AngelsALMLBcal20of27125443671141081325696212509205.257.347.323.67014319516.354.066.312.31012.0224.222.020.19443.0016.67
1986California AngelsALMLBcal20,24of2815453993139234558501369132015527.258.339.343.68218532628.329.085.282.31110.9921.021.910.80107.8023.02
1987Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal-of29816621001313500000.125.263.188.4513119.182.063.375.22515.7926.321.670.000.0050.00
1987California AngelsALMLBcal24of2913339449821321172455212411008.208.302.259.56110216448.301.051.231.26411.6127.682.380.22394.0019.51
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet24of3012945865961443364410478516003.210.285.277.56212721512.251.067.245.2639.1816.601.810.59152.6721.88
1989Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-of31621671013437200000.333.500.5241.02411228.333.191.571.46325.007.140.293.5721.0028.57
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet24of311194447711486118431584106080014.257.375.309.68413715536.335.052.304.32615.6719.781.260.19444.0013.16
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex24of3213642366101168331381557118411306.239.333.336.66914227498.321.097.286.31011.4523.692.070.60141.0026.73
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex24of331372823761750192913549106104.216.341.277.6187812343.318.061.309.29715.7426.531.690.000.0019.67
1992Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-of3410355600035281000010.171.326.171.4976043.240.000.314.24818.6023.261.250.000.000.00
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn8of3430300610001021100000.200.250.233.4837132.316.033.133.2286.2534.385.500.000.0016.67
1992Detroit TigersALMLBdet18of3448129272643112134273403103.202.338.302.640398160.263.100.380.30516.8821.251.260.63129.0030.77
1992Totals for MLB-MLB         78159273253112144294503103.201.323.289.612469192.272.088.333.29215.1023.441.550.52159.0028.13
1993Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-of3526761618400652222402000.237.408.289.697224100.346.052.382.34222.0024.001.090.000.0022.22
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter11833629568855109492125935410452195896513355.236.332.310.64211251794237.313.074.287.00012.3022.611.840.50172.8120.94
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter603221746660588442121723562381543251610110.273.384.381.7658441532649.351.108.358.00014.3820.501.430.79105.5725.29
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter315120527933655221312412232199269610680.279.382.393.775474901426.348.114.354.00013.9618.861.350.9192.6926.79
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12042177112893365512869344230.266.394.349.74314720517.333.083.390.00016.6317.991.080.58140.3317.86
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1183937194153231431379128111200.239.379.308.68712120486.347.069.346.00016.2626.341.620.41196.5021.28
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5019839631010326155175341000.318.384.515.89910223220.423.197.333.0007.7324.093.121.3666.0036.51
California Angels Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter5841863296451592313143186472505134318325.242.332.319.651595952156.326.077.286.00011.6023.792.050.60143.3121.06
Detroit Tigers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter29610311692362613566100291582251171020.229.332.294.626303441208.288.065.287.00013.0818.631.420.41206.2018.64
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter273705103162231335067281112094174010.230.336.312.64822039841.320.082.295.00013.2024.851.880.36235.0024.07
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter30300610001021100000.200.250.233.4837132.316.033.133.0006.2534.385.500.000.0016.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624977811715733548147113119208.236.332.310.64215425580.313.074.287.00012.3022.611.840.50172.8120.94
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625961251632412658631710214674330.273.384.381.76522741712.351.108.358.00014.3820.501.430.79105.5725.29

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1979Idaho Falls Angels PioRkcal213B32--365512210391.8832.84------5064.047.8
1979Idaho Falls Angels PioRkcal21SS14--22351296957.8264.07------5028.020.9
1979Idaho Falls Angels PioRkcal212B1--11--221.0002.00------502.01.5
1980Salinas Angels CalifA+cal22OF105--1931362212206.9721.96------11889.075.0
1980Salinas Angels CalifA+cal22SS13--1322624135.8542.69------11811.09.3
1980Salinas Angels CalifA+cal223B2---11-21.5000.50------1181.71.4
1981Holyoke Millers EastAAcal23OF100--237543246242.9842.42------12083.372.5
1982Spokane Indians PCLAAAcal24OF132--345963360354.9832.68------13399.292.3
1982California AngelsALMLBcal24OF8--51--661.0000.75------1080.04.9
1983Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal25OF131--3251054340335.9852.56------13299.292.3
1983California AngelsALMLBcal25OF21--495125554.9822.57------2295.513.0
1984California AngelsALMLBcal26OF134--3371164354348.9832.60------14095.782.7
1985California AngelsALMLBcal27OF122--3681345385381.9903.12------12597.675.3
1986California AngelsALMLBcal28OF153--462973478471.9853.08------15499.494.4
1986California AngelsALMLBcal28DH1---------------1540.60.6
1987Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal29OF6--711-98.8891.33------875.04.2
1987California AngelsALMLBcal29OF131--344272353346.9802.64------13398.580.9
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet30OF126--36155-371366.9872.90------12997.777.8
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet30DH2---------------1291.61.2
1989Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet31OF4--91-110101.0002.50------666.72.8
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet31OF119--32514-330326.9882.74------119100.073.5
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex32OF128--2851024297295.9932.30------13694.179.0
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex32DH2---------------1361.51.2
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex33OF126--248461258252.9772.00------13792.077.8
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex33DH3---------------1372.21.9
1992Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet34OF10--20---20201.0002.00------10100.06.9
1992Detroit TigersALMLBdet34OF46--14421-147146.9933.17------4895.828.4
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn34OF14--20-1-2120.9521.43------3046.78.6
1993Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak35OF25--7633-8279.9633.16------2696.217.5
MLB Totals for OF - 11 season(s)-   OF1128--294863442130553011.9862.67------11280.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH8---------------80.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF308--78224158821806.9822.62------3080.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF100--237543246242.9842.42------1000.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF105--1931362212206.9721.96------1050.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS13--1322624135.8542.69------130.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2---11-21.5000.50------20.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B32--365512210391.8832.84------320.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS14--22351296957.8264.07------140.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--11--221.0002.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1979Idaho Falls Angels PioRkcal21---11432-----
1980Salinas Angels CalifA+cal22----132---105-
1981Holyoke Millers EastAAcal23---------100-
1982Spokane Indians PCLAAAcal24---------132-
1982California AngelsALMLBcal24---------8-
1983Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal25---------131-
1983California AngelsALMLBcal25---------21-
1984California AngelsALMLBcal26---------134-
1985California AngelsALMLBcal27---------122-
1986California AngelsALMLBcal28---------1531
1987Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal29---------6-
1987California AngelsALMLBcal29---------131-
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet30---------1262
1989Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet31---------4-
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet31---------119-
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex32---------1282
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex33---------1263
1992Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet34---------10-
1992Detroit TigersALMLBdet34---------46-
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn34---------14-
1993Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak35---------25-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986California AngelsChamp. SeriesMLB28726491014003500000.346.414.500.91413229.400.154.26910.3417.241.673.4526.0022.22
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs726491014003500000.346.414.500.91413229.400.154.26910.3417.241.673.4526.0022.22

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1995California AngelsALMLBMLBcal37Minor League Baserunning instructor1457867.5381.02Marcel Lachemann
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha39Minor League Outfield Instructor1618081.4976.02Terry Bevington
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha40Minor League Outfield Instructor1628082.4949.02Jerry Manuel
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha41Minor League Outfield Instructor1617586.46621.52Jerry Manuel
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha42Minor League Outfield Instructor1629567.586--1Jerry ManuelLost in 1st Round (Mariners)
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha43First Base Coach1628379.5128.03Jerry Manuel
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha44First Base Coach1628181.50013.52Jerry Manuel-
2003New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn45First Base Coach1616695.41034.55Art Howe-
2004New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn46First Base Coach1627191.43825.04Art Howe-
2005Nashville SoundsPCLAAAMinormil47Hitting Coach1447569.521--1Frank KremblasLeague Champions
2006Nashville SoundsPCLAAAMinormil48Hitting Coach1447668.528--2Frank KremblasLost in 1st Round
2007Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex49First Base Coach1627587.46319.04Ron Washington
2008Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex50First Base Coach1627983.48821.02Ron Washington
2009Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex51First Base Coach1628775.53710.03Ron Washington
2010Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex52First Base Coach1629072.556--3Ron WashingtonLost World Series (Giants)
2011Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex53First Base Coach1629666.593--1Ron WashingtonLost World Series (Cardinals)
2012Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex54First Base Coach1629369.574--3Ron WashingtonLost AL Wild-Card Game (Orioles)
2013Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex55Third Base Coach1639172.5585.52Ron Washington
2014Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex56Third Base Coach1626795.41431.05Ron Washington,Tim Bogar
2015Houston AstrosALMLBMLBhou57Third Base Coach1628676.5312.02A.J. HinchLost in 1st Round (Royals)
2016Houston AstrosALMLBMLBhou58Third Base Coach1628478.51911.03A.J. Hinch
2017Houston AstrosALMLBMLBhou59Third Base Coach16210161.623--1A.J. HinchWon World Series (Dodgers)
2018Houston AstrosALMLBMLBhou60Third Base Coach000.000--2A.J. Hinch
* 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 [5]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1985American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1986American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1988American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1989American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1990American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1992-12-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1992-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-07-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1992-06-21Released by Padres. 
1992-04-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1992-04-06Released by Rangers. 
1989-11-24ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-12-05TradeTraded by Angels to Tigers for Dan Petry. 
* 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
1985California AngelsTeam Payroll27125,000-4742321370,78060,000125,000
1986California AngelsTeam Payroll28300,000-3441851386,34760,000425,000
1987California AngelsTeam Payroll29400,000-2361666++344,90660,000825,000
1988Detroit TigersTeam Payroll30400,000-2591463++392,10762,5001,225,000
1989Detroit TigersTeam Payroll31440,000-2761166++429,80262,5001,665,000
1990Texas RangersTeam Payroll32703,333-225869++515,727100,0002,368,333
1991Texas RangersTeam Payroll33100,000-62043-742,231100,0002,468,333
1992Detroit TigersTeam Payroll341,053,334-2561169++962,245109,0003,521,667
1992San Diego PadresTeam Payroll341,053,334-256969++962,245109,0003,521,667
* 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