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Gary RajsichTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1975-1985 MLB Years: 1982-1985
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PositionsOF-385, 1B-370, SS-55, P-24, 2B-1Position when Drafted1B-OFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGary Louis Rajsich
Height6-2Weight210BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateOctober 28,1954 [63.238]PlaceYoungstown,Ohio
High SchoolCentral (Phoenix,AZ)
CollegeAthens State University (Athens,AL), Arizona State University (Tempe,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 11th round (241st overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 9,1982 [27.163]
OrganizationsHOU [4] NYN [3] NYA [2] SLN [2] SFN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16894Retrosheet IDrajsg001MLBAM ID120895
RelationshipsBrother of Dave Rajsich
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed44Power81Contact52XBH84RBIs70Runs54Hitting61Durability52Team.491Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Cocoa AstrosFSLA+hou-2213648650119195853228369132000.245.301.354.65517232527.287.109.212.2966.8317.272.531.5260.7526.89
1978Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-ss-1b23802863769125734143295714400.241.309.392.70111224324.274.151.290.3188.9517.591.972.1640.8634.78
1978Charleston CharliesILAAAhou-of234612619294121330172000200.230.317.325.642417145.255.095.254.29911.7213.791.181.3863.0024.14
1978Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1264125698166947173467714600.238.312.371.68315331469.268.133.279.3129.8116.421.671.9245.7831.63
1979Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-of24662324368254145366233331500.293.357.616.97314343264.284.323.422.4158.7112.501.435.3016.5763.24
1979Charleston CharliesILAAAhou-of246521827458262821242710300.206.285.344.6297516246.207.138.252.2859.7610.981.132.4436.3335.56
1979Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13145070113336208187476041800.251.322.484.80621859510.246.233.340.3529.2211.761.283.9222.5052.21
1980Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-of2513444594143221421991210874161500.321.435.5751.01025657544.314.254.454.44315.997.540.473.8621.1939.86
1981Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-of26742534770111245662285231370.277.352.613.96515536288.256.336.462.4219.7218.061.868.3310.5451.43
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn21of278016217428321213174012032.259.333.383.7166213182.333.124.216.3189.3421.982.351.1081.0030.95
1983Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-1b2812943068116152288377527893290.270.359.509.86821945496.270.239.360.37910.4815.731.505.6515.3638.79
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn211b2811365123013003110011.333.400.500.90018440.324.167.250.3957.502.500.332.5036.0033.33
1984Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-1b2911741671119292299511498220690.286.359.575.93423960473.289.289.406.40110.3617.341.676.1314.3450.42
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln331b2977110002002100100.143.300.143.4431010.143.000.286.23220.0010.000.500.000.000.00
1985Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-1b3049173274231103700253320350.243.340.445.7857714203.241.202.347.34012.3216.261.324.9317.3033.33
1985Phoenix GiantsPCLAAAsfn-1b-of30104081531312002300100.375.395.7251.12029743.343.350.400.4754.656.981.506.9813.3346.67
1985Totals for AAA-AAA         59213355762134900273620450.268.350.498.84810621246.262.230.357.36410.9814.631.335.2816.3836.84
1985San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26,431b3051915156001001172202040.165.296.231.527216110.217.066.242.24015.4520.001.290.000.0040.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter149296287017332714396424183.236.328.345.67310223342.291.109.230.00011.4018.711.640.8898.6732.86
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter9063105491835151381525637338372517301234300.269.349.489.83815183413553.277.220.351.00010.4714.551.394.2820.4340.84
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter62421013615799524123423312128433623525300.276.364.519.88310912422438.274.243.384.00011.6513.781.185.0517.0841.80
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter146518801373792187209529045900.264.331.492.82325567588.279.228.349.0008.8415.311.733.5724.6748.91
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13648650119195853228369132000.245.301.354.65517232527.287.109.212.0006.8317.272.531.5260.7526.89
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter91198225411331513204122043.273.345.404.7498017222.331.131.222.0009.0118.472.051.3566.0031.48
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter51915156001001172202040.165.296.231.527216110.217.066.242.00015.4520.001.290.000.0040.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter77110002002100100.143.300.143.4431010.143.000.286.00020.0010.000.500.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162322307618332914427024193.236.328.345.67311125372.291.109.230.00011.4018.711.640.8898.6732.86
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625558814927727101137679252650.269.349.489.83827161635.277.220.351.00010.4714.551.394.2820.4340.84

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1975nullA+--Rel20592.45230230000125.0884534048790001.096.34--3.465.691.65.357-
1975nullAAA--Rel200013.5040400008.02215120360003.1324.75--3.386.752.00--
1975Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0593.11270270000133.01106046051850001.217.44--3.455.751.67.357-
1976nullAA--Rel21444.1330030000061.0573628025450001.348.41--3.696.641.80.500-
1985Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-Rel30413.42241230011350.0412019124376001.307.380.184.326.661.54.800-
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter13143.438118000113244.02081169311001676001.267.670.043.696.161.67.481-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter414.81281270011358.0633531127436001.559.780.164.196.671.59.800-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter444.1330030000061.0573628025450001.348.41--3.696.641.80.500-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter592.45230230000125.0884534048790001.096.34--3.465.691.65.357-
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12133.437317200103220.0188105841901515001.267.670.043.696.161.67.480-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Columbus Astros SouAAhou23SS55--12141-126125.9922.27------8068.838.5
1978Columbus Astros SouAAhou231B30--23824113263262.9968.73------8037.521.0
1978Charleston Charlies ILAAAhou23OF43--7431-7877.9871.79------4693.530.7
1978Charleston Charlies ILAAAhou231B1--61-1771.0007.00------462.20.7
1979Columbus Astros SouAAhou24OF66--106741117113.9661.71------66100.046.2
1979Columbus Astros SouAAhou242B1--1---111.0001.00------661.50.7
1979Charleston Charlies ILAAAhou24OF65--11414-119115.9661.77------65100.046.8
1980Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou25OF127--2051012216215.9951.69------13494.887.0
1981Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn26OF42--59-3-6259.9521.40------7456.830.4
1981Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn261B15--12913111143142.9939.47------7420.310.9
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn27OF35--60---60601.0001.71------8043.821.6
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn271B2--101-111111.0005.50------802.51.2
1983Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn281B120--9241201010910541044.9918.70------12993.086.3
1983Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn28OF4--3---331.0000.75------1293.12.9
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn281B10--946-91001001.00010.00------1190.96.2
1984Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln291B113--9659389410661058.9929.36------11796.672.9
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln291B3--13--213131.0004.33------742.91.9
1985Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln301B49--40143535449444.9899.06------49100.034.5
1985Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln30P24--671-1413.9290.54------4949.016.9
1985Phoenix Giants PCLAAAsfn301B4--294-233331.0008.25------1040.02.8
1985Phoenix Giants PCLAAAsfn30OF3--6---661.0002.00------1030.02.1
1985San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn301B23--18511217198196.9908.52------5145.114.2
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B38--30218229322320.9948.42------380.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF35--60---60601.0001.71------350.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B302--24542742425227522728.9919.03------3020.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF284--4611492484475.9811.67------2840.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P24--671-1413.9290.54------240.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF66--106741117113.9661.71------660.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS55--12141-126125.9922.27------550.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B30--23824113263262.9968.73------300.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Columbus Astros SouAAhou23--30-55------
1978Charleston Charlies ILAAAhou23--1------43-
1979Columbus Astros SouAAhou24---1-----66-
1979Charleston Charlies ILAAAhou24---------65-
1980Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou25---------127-
1981Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn26--15------42-
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn27--2------35-
1983Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn28--120------4-
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn28--10--------
1984Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln29--113--------
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29--3--------
1985Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln3024-49--------
1985Phoenix Giants PCLAAAsfn30--4------3-
1985San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30--23--------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos39Scout1155461.47017.04Butch Hobson
1995Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos40Scout1448658.597--1Kevin KennedyLost in 1st Round (Indians)
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos41Scout1628577.5257.03Kevin Kennedy
1997Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos42Scout1627884.48120.04Jimy Williams
1998Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos43Scout1629270.56822.02Jimy WilliamsLost in 1st Round (Indians)
1999Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos44Scout1629468.5804.01Jimy WilliamsLost ALCS (Yankees)
2000Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos45Scout1628577.5252.52Jimy Williams
2001Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos46Scout1618279.50913.52Joe Kerrigan,Jimy Williams
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos47Scout1629369.57410.52Grady Little-
2003Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos48Scout1629567.5866.02Grady LittleLost ALCS (Yankees)
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos49Scout1629864.6053.02Terry FranconaWon World Series (Cardinals)
2005Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos50Scout1629567.586--1Terry FranconaLost ALDS (Red Sox)
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos51Scout1628676.53111.03Terry Francona
2007Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex52Scout1627587.46319.04Ron Washington
2008Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex53Scout1627983.48821.02Ron Washington
2009Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex54Scout1628775.53710.03Ron Washington
2010Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor55Professional Crosschecker1628577.52511.04Cito Gaston
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor56Professional Crosschecker1628181.50016.04John Farrell
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal57Director of Scouting1629369.5742.01Buck ShowalterLost in 1st Round (Yankees)
2013Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal58Director of Scouting1628577.52512.03Buck Showalter
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal59Director of Scouting1629666.593--1Buck ShowalterLost in ALCS (Royals)
2015Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal60Director of Scouting1628181.50012.03Buck Showalter
2016Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal61Director of Scouting1628973.5494.02Buck ShowalterLost AL Wild-Card Game (Blue Jays)
2017Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal62Director of Scouting1627587.46318.05Buck Showalter
2018Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal63Director of Scouting732152.28830.05Buck Showalter
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-12-06Purchased by Chunichi Dragons (Japan Central) from Cardinals. 
1985-07-22Purchased by Cardinals from Giants. 
1985-02-01TradeTraded by Cardinals with Jose Uribe, Dave LaPoint and David Green to Giants for Jack Clark. 
1984-04-05Purchased by Cardinals from Mets. 
1981-04-03TradeTraded by Astros to Mets for John Csefalvay. 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3060,000-51629-370,78060,00060,000
* 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