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Gary Matthews
Gary Nathaniel (Sr.) Matthews (Sarge)

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 3", Weight 190 lb.

MLB Debut September 6, 1972
Final Game October 2, 1987
Born July 5, 1950 in San Fernando, CA (age 72)

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   OPS+   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1972 21 LAN NL   12   29    2    6   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    6  .207  .233  .207  .440    67     6   0   0   0   0   3  
 1973 22 LAN NL  122  339   60  114  16   5  12   54   8   2   31   38  .336  .390  .519  .909   130   176   1   2   0   0   7  
 1974 23 LAN NL  104  263   49   85  15   2   7   34   4   1   28   26  .323  .390  .475  .865   128   125   0   2   0   2   2  
 1975 24 LAN NL  127  347   49   95  18   3   8   44   3   2   48   35  .274  .366  .412  .778   114   143   0   4   4   5  11  
 1976 25 LAN NL  157  615   89  152  28   4  23   64   8   3   62  106  .247  .314  .418  .732   107   257   3   5   2   0   6  MVP-9
 1977 26 ATN NL  155  600   86  143  31   5  13   38  10  10   81  124  .238  .329  .372  .701    99   223   2   4   1   2  14  
 1978 27 ATN NL  131  503   94  147  20   5  17   60   6   8   75   84  .292  .387  .453  .840   114   228   1   1   0   3  15  
 1979 28 ATN NL  162  670  110  203  34   5  41  146   5   1   54   77  .303  .353  .552  .905   125   370   0   4   1   0  19  MVP-3
 1980 29 ATN NL  156  595   64  170  25   0  15   74   9   3   48   92  .286  .337  .403  .740   109   240   0   4   4   0  19  
 1981 30 ATN NL  158  534   93  150  24   6  16   69  11   4  108   64  .281  .403  .438  .841   118   234   0   6  13   5  11  MVP-12
 1982 31 ATN NL  144  497   85  142  34   1  21   82  19   2   64   79  .286  .368  .485  .853   123   241   0   2   1   2  14  
 1983 32 ATN NL   77  227   28   70  11   0   5   33   4   0   28   46  .308  .381  .423  .804   113    96   0   2   0   0   8  
 1984 33 TEA AL  139  510  105  165  27   2  14   57  15   5  110   95  .324  .443  .467  .910   122   238   0   1   4   0  13  
 1985 34 TEA AL   95  306   57   80  13   0  14   56   1   0   66   48  .261  .397  .441  .838   112   135   0   2   1   4   6  
 1986 35 TEA AL  110  373   60  101  17   0  18   61   0   0   66   58  .271  .379  .461  .840   114   172   0   2   1   0  14  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 15 Seasons     1849 6408 1031 1823 313  38 224  873 103  41  870  978  .284  .370  .450  .820        2884   7  41  32  23 162
 Per 600 PA           523   84  149  26   3  18   71   8   3   71   80                                 235   1   3   3   2  13
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
   With ATN      983 3626  560 1025 179  22 128  502  64  28  458  566  .283  .363  .450  .813        1632   3  23  20  12 100
   With LAN      522 1593  249  452  77  14  50  197  23   8  170  211  .284  .353  .444  .797         707   4  13   6   7  29
   With TEA      344 1189  222  346  57   2  46  174  16   5  242  201  .291  .411  .458  .869         545   0   5   6   4  33
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 MLB Totals     2033 7147 1083 2011 319  51 234  978 183  74  940 1125  .281  .364  .439  .802        3134  19  62  46  21 179
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1972 21 LAN NL  80    0    .9   7   0   0  .000   0    2    0  .000    0    0  .000  OF   3(0)e11  -449   
 1973 22 LAN NL  58   69   7.9  26  11   2  .423   2   26   22  .846    0    0  .000  OF   2(-1)e6    97   
 1974 23 LAN NL  63   51   7.6  39  11   1  .282   2   21   15  .714    0    0  .000  OF   3(0)e10    55   
 1975 24 LAN NL  46   53   5.3  26   9   3  .346   2   32   23  .719    0    0  .000  OF   3(0)e12   -29   
 1976 25 LAN NL  24   84   4.7   1   0   0  .000   9   64   41  .641    0    0  .000  OF   3(0)e7    -70   
 1977 26 ATN NL  32   74   4.1   1   0   0  .000   9   43   19  .442    0    0  .000  OF   4(+1)e11  -99   
 1978 27 ATN NL  34   87   6.2   4   2   1  .500   8   37   24  .649    0    0  .000  OF   3(0)e11    12   
 1979 28 ATN NL  30  126   7.0   0   0   0  .000   8   76   39  .513    0    0  .000  OF   3(0)e8     40   
 1980 29 ATN NL  33   78   4.7   0   0   0  .000  13   50   29  .580    0    0  .000  OF   3(0)e13    -4   
 1981 30 ATN NL  24  102   6.8   6   2   1  .333  11   46   29  .630    0    0  .000  OF   3(0)e12    -8   
 1982 31 ATN NL  19   91   6.6  14   4   0  .286   8   40   18  .450    0    0  .000  OF   4(-1)e11   77   
 1983 32 ATN NL  60   37   6.0  16   3   0  .188   2   18    5  .278    0    0  .000  OF   4(-1)e8    77   
 1984 33 TEA AL  27  113   8.4   3   1   0  .333   5   17    8  .471    0    0  .000  OF   4(0)e14    72   
 1985 34 TEA AL  29   58   6.8  12   3   1  .250   1    5    2  .400    0    0  .000  DH              70   
 1986 35 TEA AL  56   65   6.2  11   4   1  .364   2    5    3  .600    0    0  .000  OF   4(+1)e17    0   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 15 Seasons         1093   6.1 166  50  10  .301  82  482  277  .575    0    0  .000                  10   4
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 33.5 (Average HOFer ~ 50)
HOF Monitor: Batting - 48.0 (Likely HOFer ~ 100)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G     PO     A     E   DP    FP    GS    Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+
 1972 21 LAN NL  LF     5     8     1    0    0  1.000     5    41.0   1.98
 1973 22 LAN NL  LF   105   147     5    2    0   .987    73   702.0   1.95
                 RF     2     0     0    0    0   .000     0     2.0   0.00
 1974 23 LAN NL  LF    75   114     4    2    0   .983    56   517.0   2.05
 1975 24 LAN NL  LF   106   156     4    2    1   .988    79   754.2   1.91
                 RF     8     7     0    0    0  1.000     4    42.1   1.49
 1976 25 LAN NL  LF   156   259     9    9    1   .968   154  1376.0   1.75
 1977 26 ATN NL  LF   152   216     4    9    1   .961   151  1313.1   1.51
 1978 27 ATN NL  LF   108   175     9    6    1   .968   104   938.1   1.76
                 RF    18    16     2    1    0   .947    15   137.0   1.18
                 1B     5    36     1    1    1   .974     5    32.2  10.19
                 CF     2     6     0    0    0  1.000     2    17.0   3.18
 1979 28 ATN NL  RF   100   192     9    6    0   .971    92   825.0   2.19
                 CF    69   169     7    2    0   .989    68   589.0   2.69
                 LF     3     6     0    0    0  1.000     2    18.0   3.00
                 3B     1     0     0    0    0   .000     0     1.0   0.00
 1980 29 ATN NL  RF   152   285    12   13    1   .958   151  1356.1   1.97
                 CF     3     9     0    0    0  1.000     3    26.0   3.12
                 LF     3     4     0    0    0  1.000     0    11.2   3.09
 1981 30 ATN NL  LF   152   236    12   11    1   .958   150  1286.2   1.73
                 RF     3     0     0    0    0   .000     0     4.0   0.00
 1982 31 ATN NL  LF   126   168    10    8    0   .957   126  1100.1   1.46
 1983 32 ATN NL  LF    57    84     9    2    1   .979    55   489.1   1.71
 1984 33 TEA AL  LF    66   120     4    5    2   .961    66   561.0   1.99
 1985 34 TEA AL  LF    13    17     2    1    0   .950    11   101.0   1.69
 1986 35 TEA AL  LF    22    27     1    2    0   .933    22   168.0   1.50
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+
                               CAREER TOTALS BY POSITION
                 LF  1149  1737    74   59    8   .968  1054  9378.1   1.74
                 RF   283   500    23   20    1   .963   262  2366.2   1.99
                 CF    74   184     7    2    0   .990    73   632.0   2.72
                 1B     5    36     1    1    1   .974     5    32.2  10.19
                 3B     1     0     0    0    0   .000     0     1.0   0.00
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1973 NLCS  LAN MON   W    5  10  3  2  0  1  0   2  3  3  .200  .385  .400  0
      WS    LAN OAA   W    3   7  3  1  0  0  0   0  2  1  .143  .333  .143  0
 1975 NLCS  LAN MON   W    4  16  3  6  1  0  1   6  0  1  .375  .375  .625  0
      WS    LAN OAA   W    5  17  3  5  3  0  1   2  1  0  .294  .333  .647  0
 1983 NLCS  ATN MON   W    5  14  1  4  1  0  0   1  2  2  .286  .375  .357  0
      WS    ATN MLA   W    7  29  3  9  0  0  2   3  2  6  .310  .355  .517  0
 1986 ALCS  TEA BOA   L    2   4  1  2  0  0  0   0  1  1  .500  .600  .500  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


Draft History


Transaction History


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1972  LAN   78-84   Scott Campbell
 1973  LAN  109-54   Scott Campbell
 1974  LAN   92-70   Scott Campbell
 1975  LAN  102-60   Billy Vanson
 1976  LAN   77-85   Billy Vanson
 1977  ATN   61-101  Tom Austad, Roger Slane
 1978  ATN   78-84   Roger Slane
 1979  ATN   78-84   Roger Slane
 1980  ATN   81-81   Roger Slane
 1981  ATN   84-78   Rick Field
 1982  ATN   87-75   Rick Field
 1983  ATN  103-59   Rick Field
 1984  TEA   74-88   John Storer
 1985  TEA   75-87   John Storer
 1986  TEA   98-64   John Storer

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