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Gary VarshoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1982-1995 MLB Years: 1988-1995
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PositionsOF-676, 2B-321, 1B-97, 3B-2Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGary Andrew Varsho
Height5-11Weight175BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJune 29,1961 [57.165]PlaceMarshfield,Wisconsin
High SchoolMarshfield (Marshfield,WI)
CollegeUniversity of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (Oshkosh,WI)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 5th round (107th overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJuly 6,1988 [27.007]
OrganizationsCHN [9] PIT [3] CIN [1] PHI [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID19179Retrosheet IDvarsg001MLBAM ID123664
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed79Power57Contact63XBH59RBIs50Runs63Hitting60Durability54Team.484Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1982Quad Cities CubsMidwAchn-2b2176271526894340305495052700.251.367.347.7149416334.289.096.369.33114.6714.971.020.9090.3323.53
1983Salinas SpursCalifA+chn-2b2213149069129161335746104910868620.263.334.367.70118032559.327.104.278.3178.7719.322.200.54163.3324.81
1984Midland CubsTexAAchn-2b2312842965112156850278498614320.261.336.380.71616329486.308.119.277.32510.0817.701.761.6553.6325.89
1985Pittsfield CubsEastAAchn-1b-of2411541862101146337408405355110.242.315.325.64013623469.270.083.256.2938.5311.301.330.64139.3322.77
1986Pittsfield CubsEastAAchn-of251073997510618513444511385231340.266.332.434.76617336444.276.168.348.3378.5611.711.372.9330.6933.96
1987Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-of26132504871522399483717416533420.302.355.437.79222041555.329.135.256.3467.3911.711.591.6256.0026.97
1988Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-of2766234466516542682183821200.278.332.440.77210325257.314.162.265.3447.0014.792.111.5658.5038.46
1988Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24of2746736203005501600100.274.280.315.59523375.294.041.123.2671.338.006.000.000.0015.00
1989Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-of28311121326312136392120220.232.296.330.626376125.264.098.205.2817.2016.802.331.6056.0023.08
1989Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24of286187101642063041300010.184.220.276.49624691.216.092.172.2204.4014.293.250.000.0037.50
1990Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-of2963229356990733187253530220.301.375.432.8079916259.328.131.288.3639.6513.511.402.7032.7123.19
1990Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24of29464810124001201600011.250.265.333.59816449.286.083.146.2592.0412.246.000.000.0033.33
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit42of3099187235111242392193421122.273.344.417.7617817210.313.144.283.3409.0516.191.791.9046.7533.33
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit42of3110316222366342252103200112.222.266.370.6366013173.252.148.228.2845.7818.503.202.3140.5036.11
1993Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-of323212119358131812151323010.289.377.446.8235412141.305.157.273.36710.649.220.872.1340.3334.29
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin42of327795822602111091913101.232.302.358.660348109.267.126.232.2988.2617.432.111.8347.5036.36
1994Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-of3318577191228101510101.333.350.526.87630560.333.193.228.3741.678.335.003.3328.5026.32
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22of336782152163050141922011.256.307.402.70933990.333.146.183.3074.4421.114.750.000.0042.86
1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi5of3472103726110112071720111.252.310.282.592292113.299.030.117.2716.1915.042.430.000.007.69
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter571837101204411110842755514676578.244.294.355.64929762910.283.111.203.0006.0416.042.651.1083.7030.39
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter8993264530882132525737425973334526332731161.270.341.395.73612892413689.304.125.284.0009.0514.261.571.5557.2627.32
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter342125720736660182714671311091771371171.291.351.432.7835431051397.319.141.259.0007.8012.671.621.9346.5628.69
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter350124620231947172413111227127191910770.256.328.379.707472881399.284.123.293.0009.0813.651.501.7251.9227.59
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13149069129161335746104910868620.263.334.367.70118032559.327.104.278.0008.7719.322.200.54163.3324.81
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter76271526894340305495052700.251.367.347.7149416334.289.096.369.00014.6714.971.020.9090.3323.53
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter26943160108238850145338543245.251.309.397.70617139473.294.146.244.0006.9817.972.581.6953.8836.11
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter153208264811201210062500121.231.251.303.5546313215.261.072.149.0002.7911.634.170.000.0027.08
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter72103726110112071720111.252.310.282.592292113.299.030.117.0006.1915.042.430.000.007.69
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7795822602111091913101.232.302.358.660348109.267.126.232.0008.2617.432.111.8347.5036.36
Average MLB - Per 162 games162237295812332481164122122.244.294.355.6498418258.283.111.203.0006.0416.042.651.1083.7030.39
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625889615924910674713609565630.270.341.395.73623243665.304.125.284.0009.0514.261.571.5557.2627.32

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1982Quad Cities Cubs MidwAchn212B76--1901801448384370.9644.87------76100.054.7
1983Salinas Spurs CalifA+chn222B130--2843393371656623.9504.79------13199.292.9
1984Midland Cubs TexAAchn232B115--2863352973650621.9555.40------12889.884.6
1985Pittsfield Cubs EastAAchn241B67--57950639635629.9919.39------11558.348.6
1985Pittsfield Cubs EastAAchn24OF46--911--92921.0002.00------11540.033.3
1986Pittsfield Cubs EastAAchn25OF95--1871161204198.9712.08------10788.867.9
1986Pittsfield Cubs EastAAchn251B4--263-329291.0007.25------1073.72.9
1987Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn26OF129--2271863251245.9761.90------13297.793.5
1988Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn27OF61--120621128126.9842.07------6692.443.0
1988Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27OF18--29-3-3229.9061.61------4639.111.1
1989Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn28OF31--674337471.9592.29------31100.021.5
1989Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28OF21--2512-2826.9291.24------6134.413.0
1990Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn29OF48--884519792.9481.92------6376.232.9
1990Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn291B19--1139113123122.9926.42------6330.213.0
1990Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn293B2--121-43.7501.50------633.21.4
1990Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29OF3--2---221.0000.67------466.51.9
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30OF54--842118786.9891.59------9954.533.3
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit301B3--11---11111.0003.67------993.01.9
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31OF44--6211-6463.9841.43------10342.727.2
1993Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin32OF26--48-4-5248.9231.85------3281.318.2
1993Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin321B3--21--321211.0007.00------329.42.1
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32OF22--271-128281.0001.27------7728.613.6
1994Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit33OF17--22---22221.0001.29------1894.411.8
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33OF36--25-2-2725.9260.69------6753.731.6
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit331B1---------------671.50.9
1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34OF25--31-2-3331.9391.24------7234.717.4
MLB Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF223--2855112301290.9631.30------2230.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B4--11---11111.0002.75------40.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF312--57232208624604.9681.94------3120.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B22--1349116144143.9936.50------220.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2--121-43.7501.50------20.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF141--2781261296290.9802.06------1410.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B115--2863352973650621.9555.40------1150.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B71--60553642664658.9919.27------710.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B130--2843393371656623.9504.79------1300.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B76--1901801448384370.9644.87------760.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1982Quad Cities Cubs MidwAchn21---76-------
1983Salinas Spurs CalifA+chn22---130-------
1984Midland Cubs TexAAchn23---115-------
1985Pittsfield Cubs EastAAchn24--67------46-
1986Pittsfield Cubs EastAAchn25--4------95-
1987Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn26---------129-
1988Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn27---------61-
1988Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27---------18-
1989Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn28---------31-
1989Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28---------21-
1990Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn29--19--2---48-
1990Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29---------3-
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30--3------54-
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31---------44-
1993Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin32--3------26-
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32---------22-
1994Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit33---------17-
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33--1------36-
1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34---------25-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1991Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB3022010000000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1992Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB3122010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs44020000000100000.500.500.5001.000204.667.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1997Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwAMinorsea36Manager1397663.547--1 Lost in 1st Round
1998Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwAMinorsea37Manager1377265.526--2 Lost in 1st Round
1999Reading PhilliesEastAAMinorphi38Manager1427369.5148.04 
2000Reading PhilliesEastAAMinorphi39Manager1428557.599--1 Lost in Finals
2001Reading PhilliesEastAAMinorphi40Manager1427765.5427.02 Co-League Champions
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi41Bench Coach1618081.49721.53Larry Bowa-
2003Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi42Bench Coach1628676.53115.03Larry Bowa-
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi43Bench Coach1628676.53110.02Larry Bowa-
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi44Bench Coach1628874.5432.02Charlie Manuel-
2006Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi45Bench Coach1628577.52512.02Charlie Manuel
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit47Bench Coach1626795.41430.56John Russell
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit48Bench Coach1616299.38528.56John Russell
2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit49Bench Coach16257105.35234.06John Russell
2012Los Angeles AngelsALMLBMLBana51Advance Scout1628973.5494.02Mike Scioscia
2013Los Angeles AngelsALMLBMLBana52Advance Scout1627884.48118.03Mike Scioscia
2014Los Angeles AngelsALMLBMLBana53Advance Scout1629864.605--1Mike SciosciaLost in 1st Round (Angels)
2015Los Angeles AngelsALMLBMLBana54Advance Scout1628577.5253.03Mike Scioscia
2016Los Angeles AngelsALMLBMLBana55Advance Scout1627488.45721.04Mike Scioscia
2017Los Angeles AngelsALMLBMLBana56Advance Scout1628082.49421.02Mike Scioscia
2018Los Angeles AngelsALMLBMLBana57Advance Scout1628082.49423.04Mike Scioscia
* 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 [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2000Eastern League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1995-10-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-04-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1994-10-14Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-03-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1994-03-28Released by Pirates. 
1994-01-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1993-10-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-11-25Claimed on waivers by Reds from Pirates. 
1991-03-29TradeTraded by Cubs to Pirates for Steve Carter. 
* 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
1988Chicago CubsTeam Payroll2762,500-60438-392,10762,50062,500
1989Chicago CubsTeam Payroll2862,500-69135-429,80262,500125,000
1990Chicago CubsTeam Payroll29105,000-6112412515,727100,000230,000
1991Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll30155,000-4932530742,231100,000385,000
1992Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll31367,500-4021850962,245109,000752,500
1993Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll32400,000-4031955968,431109,0001,152,500
1994Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll33243,750-4751348957,101109,0001,396,250
1995Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll34150,000-5872733999,520109,0001,546,250
* 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