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Jim Gantner
James Elmer Gantner

Bats Left, Throws Right
Height 6' 0", Weight 180 lb.
School Wisconsin-Oshkosh

MLB Debut September 3, 1976
Final Game October 3, 1992
Born January 5, 1953 in Fond Du Lac, WI

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1976 23 MLA AL    2    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000  .000    0   0   0   0   0   0  
 1977 24 MLA AL   20   45    4   12   1   0   1    5   3   0    0    8  .267  .283  .356  .638   16   0   0   0   1   1  
 1978 25 MLA AL   37   84    8   11   0   0   0    3   2   1    3    5  .131  .180  .131  .311   11   1   0   0   2   0  
 1979 26 MLA AL   54  147    6   34   8   2   1   18   1   3    8   13  .231  .266  .333  .599   49   2   3   1   0   5  
 1980 27 MLA AL  136  418   59  117  19   3   5   32  12   7   24   28  .280  .318  .376  .693  157   9   4   1   1   5  
 1981 28 MLA AL  124  469   43  107  17   3   1   15   2   7   29   32  .228  .276  .284  .560  133  10   0   0   2  10  
 1982 29 MLA AL  129  456   60  125  14   3   6   47   4   2   26   55  .274  .313  .357  .670  163  15   5   0   2   7  
 1983 30 MLA AL  154  627   85  174  18   7  11   68   4   2   43   57  .278  .324  .381  .706  239  18   1   1   1  14  MVP-19
 1984 31 MLA AL  148  621   61  186  21   0   3   40   6   2   31   67  .300  .337  .348  .685  216   4   0   1   4   8  
 1985 32 MLA AL  136  506   49  124  11   1   1   33   7   1   15   54  .245  .268  .277  .544  140  13   1   0   1  11  
 1986 33 MLA AL  133  514   46  133  23   4   7   38  10   6   19   51  .259  .291  .360  .650  185   5   0   0   4  10  
 1987 34 MLA AL   99  256   33   77  13   0   7   34   7   1   18   23  .301  .347  .434  .780  111   7   2   0   1   3  
 1988 35 MLA AL  140  521   60  152  33   2   0   58  37  10   37   54  .292  .343  .363  .705  189  13   7   0   7   7  
 1989 36 MLA AL  122  430   63  132  18   6   0   47  21   8   24   33  .307  .353  .377  .730  162  11   1   0   7   8  
 1990 37 MLA AL   92  308   29   80  14   1   0   23   9   4   19   15  .260  .310  .312  .622   96   2   1   0   4   7  
 1991 38 MLA AL  134  516   47  132  22   2   0   55   2   3   24   37  .256  .291  .306  .597  158   8   6   0   4  13  
 1992 39 MLA AL   96  246   29   51   6   2   1   26   4   0   17   15  .207  .258  .260  .518   64   0   1   0   0   4  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 17 Seasons     1756 6166  682 1647 238  36  44  542 131  57  337  547  .267  .308  .339  .647 2089 118  32   4  41 113
 Per 162 games        569   63  152  22   3   4   50  12   5   31   50                          193  11   3   0   4  10
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27  AB  PH PHR  PAvg  E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  Pos  Defense  Diff Star
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1976 23 MLA AL  50    0    .0   2   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  PH            -577   
 1977 24 MLA AL  11    4   3.7   5   1   0  .200   4    8    3  .375    0    0  .000  3B   3e48      -71   
 1978 25 MLA AL  13    2    .8   8   2   0  .250   7   15    4  .267    0    0  .000  3B   4e34     -216   
 1979 26 MLA AL  17   11   2.5  15   4   0  .267   2   22   11  .500    0    0  .000  2B   4e15     -127   
 1980 27 MLA AL  25   50   4.2  12   3   0  .250  15   77   44  .571    0    0  .000  UT             -12   
 1981 28 MLA AL  41   34   2.4   7   2   0  .286  15  129  103  .798    0    0  .000  2B   2e16      -95   
 1982 29 MLA AL  23   52   3.9   2   0   0  .000   8  127  107  .843    0    0  .000  2B   2e17      -34   
 1983 30 MLA AL  33   76   4.2   3   0   0  .000  16  169  134  .793    0    0  .000  2B   2e14      -24   
 1984 31 MLA AL  32   73   4.4   0   0   0  .000  10  150  122  .813    0    0  .000  2B   2e14       26   
 1985 32 MLA AL  42   37   2.5   4   0   0  .000   9  123   94  .764    0    0  .000  2B   2e11      -83   
 1986 33 MLA AL  29   51   3.4   1   0   0  .000  13  139  108  .777    0    0  .000  2B   2e12      -33   
 1987 34 MLA AL  24   40   5.7   5   1   0  .200   7   77   61  .792    0    0  .000  2B   2e14       79   
 1988 35 MLA AL  26   70   4.7   1   1   0 1.000  15  132  103  .780    0    0  .000  2B   2e12       48   
 1989 36 MLA AL  23   58   4.8   1   1   0 1.000   6  128  104  .812    0    0  .000  2B   2e12       76   
 1990 37 MLA AL  30   29   3.3   4   0   0  .000  12   60   32  .533    0    0  .000  UT             -25   
 1991 38 MLA AL  36   44   2.9   1   0   0  .000  17  110   79  .718    0    0  .000  2B   3e22      -84   
 1992 39 MLA AL  50   17   2.3   1   0   0  .000   2   67   52  .776    0    0  .000  2B   3e6       -73   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 17 Seasons          655   3.7  72  15   0  .208 158 1533 1161  .757    0    0  .000                 -24   0
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 17.9 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1976 23 MLA AL  2B    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    2.0  0.00
 1977 24 MLA AL  3B    8     9   13    2    0  .917    7   58.0  3.41
                 2B    1     5    4    2    2  .818    1    8.0 10.12
 1978 25 MLA AL  3B   20    21   32    5    2  .914   15  123.0  3.88
                 2B   12    25    5    2    1  .938    7   64.0  4.22
                 SS    2     2    1    0    0 1.000    0    3.0  9.00
 1979 26 MLA AL  2B   30    69   42    1   12  .991   16  164.2  6.07
                 3B   19    13   19    1    3  .970   13  118.0  2.44
                 SS    1     4    1    0    0 1.000    1    8.0  5.62
 1980 27 MLA AL  3B   93    58  133   11   16  .946   65  621.1  2.77
                 2B   47   145  111    4   33  .985   44  385.1  5.98
                 SS    2     2    0    0    0 1.000    0    5.0  3.60
 1981 28 MLA AL  2B  120   317  320   15   98  .977  112 1003.2  5.71
 1982 29 MLA AL  2B  129   310  353    8   99  .988  118 1076.0  5.55
 1983 30 MLA AL  2B  152   382  438   16  122  .981  150 1352.1  5.46
 1984 31 MLA AL  2B  148   365  376   10  112  .987  145 1276.1  5.23
 1985 32 MLA AL  2B  112   321  232    6   79  .989  105  939.1  5.30
                 3B   19    19   36    3    5  .948   19  165.2  2.99
                 SS    6     3    3    0    0 1.000    0   11.0  4.91
 1986 33 MLA AL  2B  117   337  267    8   77  .987  108 1015.1  5.35
                 3B   18    19   28    5    4  .904   18  155.1  2.72
 1987 34 MLA AL  2B   96   189  213    7   67  .983   72  676.1  5.35
                 3B    3     0    0    0    0  .000    0    3.0  0.00
 1988 35 MLA AL  2B  137   376  299   15   71  .978  133 1223.1  4.97
                 SS    1     2    2    0    1 1.000    1    9.0  4.00
 1989 36 MLA AL  2B  122   324  302    6   95  .991  112 1020.1  5.52
 1990 37 MLA AL  3B   51    45   73   11   12  .915   43  395.0  2.69
                 2B   45   129  105    1   23  .996   41  359.0  5.87
 1991 38 MLA AL  2B   88   246  207   14   44  .970   83  739.0  5.52
                 3B   49    35   77    3    5  .974   42  375.2  2.68
 1992 39 MLA AL  2B   65   104  121    1   29  .996   38  387.2  5.22
                 3B   30    22   57    1    6  .988   29  260.0  2.73
                 1B    2     6    0    0    0 1.000    0    5.0 10.80
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1983 ALCS  MLA CHA   W    4  15  2  6  2  0  1   4  0  2  .400  .438  .733  0
      WS    MLA ATN   L    7  29  3  7  1  0  1   6  0  6  .241  .241  .379  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1976  MLA   61-101  Dave Jackson, Paul Weinberg
 1977  MLA   72-90   Paul Weinberg
 1978  MLA   91-71   Paul Weinberg
 1979  MLA   90-72   Paul Weinberg
 1980  MLA   94-68   Mark Simons
 1981  MLA   65-97   Mark Simons
 1982  MLA   83-79   Mark Simons
 1983  MLA   94-68   Mark Simons
 1984  MLA   68-94   Mark Simons
 1985  MLA   57-105  Mark Simons
 1986  MLA   57-105  Mark Simons
 1987  MLA   88-74   Mark Simons
 1988  MLA   95-67   Mark Simons
 1989  MLA   82-80   Mark Simons
 1990  MLA   63-99   Mark Simons
 1991  MLA   72-90   Mark Simons
 1992  MLA   85-77   Mark Simons

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