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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Gary Richard Christenson
Stat Years
1971-1982  [mlb] 1979-1980
Height/Weight
6-5 / 200
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (153)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
1953-05-05 in Mineola, New York   [67.171]
High School
New Hyde Park (New Hyde Park,NY)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Detroit Tigers in Round #13 (#306 overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1979-09-01 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.119)
Service Time
Organizations
KCA [4] DET [1] CLE [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 9864 ... retro id: chrig101 ... mlbam id: 112266
Relations
Father of Ryan Christenson
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1971BristolAppRk----181---102.252100000028.03177012240001.549.960.003.867.712.252.001.000
    1971Minor Totals: byYearRk----181---102.2521000021028.03177012240001.549.960.003.867.712.252.001.000
    1972ClintonMidwA----192---224.082400000053.0473024041350001.667.980.006.965.945.090.85.500
    1972LakelandFSLA+----192---006.601000000015.021141108130001.9312.600.004.807.808.401.63.000
    1972Minor Totals: byYearA+/A----192---224.6334000034068.0684435049480001.729.000.006.496.355.820.98.500
    1973LakelandFSLA+----203---112.682600000047.0351514026340001.306.700.004.986.512.871.31.500
    1973Minor Totals: byYearA+----201---112.6826000026047.0351514026340001.306.700.004.986.512.871.31.500
    1974LakelandFSLA+----214---15102.2028000000209.01686551085930001.217.230.003.664.002.801.09.600
    1974Minor Totals: byYearA+----211---15102.20280000280209.01686551085930001.217.230.003.664.002.801.09.600
    1975MontgomerySouAA----225---843.291500000093.0773834046670001.327.450.004.456.483.681.46.667
    1975EvansvilleAmerAAA----225---105.4020000005.06330510002.2010.800.009.001.805.400.201.000
    1975Minor Totals: byYearAAA/AA----222---943.4017000017098.0834137051680001.377.620.004.686.243.771.33.692
    1976MontgomerySouAA----236---423.271200000066.0702924025240001.449.550.003.413.273.950.96.667
    1976EvansvilleAmerAAA----236---346.841600000050.0604038033290001.8610.800.005.945.227.200.88.429
    1976Minor Totals: byYearAA/AAA----232---764.81280000280116.01306962058530001.6210.090.004.504.115.350.91.538
    1977Montgomery RebelsSouAAdet-247---1343.142121103000146.012762518479311101.197.830.492.905.733.821.98.765
    1977Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-247---008.18410003011.01917101351002.0015.550.822.454.0913.911.67.000
    1977Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA/AA----242---1343.502522103030157.014679619509812101.258.370.522.875.624.531.96.765
    1978Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-258---531.80985201060.0501812520324011.177.500.753.004.802.701.60.625
    1978Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-258---854.25181830000110.010963521237616121.338.920.983.034.995.151.65.615
    1978Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAA/AAA----252---1383.39272682010170.0159816417579310131.278.420.903.024.924.291.63.619
    1979Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-269---432.5751100050791.0693326543633031.236.820.494.256.233.261.47.571
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.37600016010.210541240001.128.440.841.693.374.222.00.000
    1979Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----261---432.5751100050791.0693326543633031.236.820.494.256.233.261.47.571
    1979MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.53600016010.710541240001.188.820.881.763.534.412.00.000
    1980Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-2710---242.4125000025741.0291811421372001.226.370.884.618.123.951.76.333
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca312710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf305.1724000824131.1352318418161021.6910.051.155.174.606.610.891.000
    1980Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----271---242.4125000025741.0291811421372001.226.370.884.618.123.951.76.333
    1980MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf305.2124000824131.3352318418161021.7010.131.165.214.636.660.891.000
    1981Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-2811---423.9032000032360.0643026334493001.639.600.455.107.354.501.44.667
    1981Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----281---423.9032000032360.0643026334493001.639.600.455.107.354.501.44.667
    1982Charleston CharliesILAAAcle-2912---286.2013132100061.07943421121372011.6411.661.623.105.466.341.76.200
    1982Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----291---286.2013132100061.07943421121372011.6411.661.623.105.466.341.76.200
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)304.7130000930142.0452822520201021.559.641.074.294.296.001.001.000
    American League Totals (2 yrs)304.7130000930142.0452822520201021.559.641.074.294.296.001.001.000
    Minor League Totals73523.42327622060265171,146.010615254364950769732271.378.330.383.985.474.121.37.584
    Minor: Rk Totals102.2521000021028.03177012240001.549.960.003.867.712.252.001.000
    Minor: A Totals224.0824000024053.0473024041350001.667.980.006.965.945.090.85.500
    Minor: A+ Totals16112.52640000640271.0224947601191400001.277.440.003.954.653.121.18.593
    Minor: AA Totals30132.9857291550280365.03241471211313821615111.277.990.323.405.333.621.57.698
    Minor: AAA Totals24264.361613351012817429.04352472083619728217161.479.130.764.135.925.181.43.480
    Kansas City Royals Totals (2 yrs)304.7130000930142.0452822520201021.559.641.074.294.296.001.001.000
    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%
    1977Montgomery RebelsSouAAdet-24p---1210000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1977Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-24p---141000000000001000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1979Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-26p---2512010000000000000.500.500.5001.000210.000.000.5000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals763010000000001000.333.333.333.666410.000.000.3330.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals553010000000001000.333.333.333.666410.000.000.3330.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1978Jacksonville SunsSouAA25P900.0216111918.9472.000.006.3100.014
    1978Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA25P1800.0715312522.8801.200.0013.3100.08
    1979Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA26P5100.0524213129.9350.600.0037.5100.01
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLB26P6010.22101331.0000.500.293.7100.014
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27P24031.10800881.0000.300.2614.8100.08
    1981Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA28P3200.07130220201.0000.600.0023.5100.03
    1982Charleston CharliesILAAA29P1300.02130115151.0001.200.009.3100.010
    MLB Totals - (P)30041290110.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)1140021655511.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)9002161112.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1978Minor27----------
    1979MLB6----------
    1979Minor51----------
    1980MLB24----------
    1981Minor32----------
    1982Minor13----------
    Totals153----------