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Gorman Thomas
James Gorman (III) Thomas

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 2", Weight 210 lb.
School Baptist

MLB Debut April 6, 1973
Final Game October 5, 1986
Born December 12, 1950 in Charleston, SC

Batting   Glossary     Home Run Log       Vs. All Pitchers
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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 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1973 22 MLA AL   26   87    6   17   6   1   1    5   1   1    3   34  .195  .222  .322  .544   28   2   0   0   0   1  
 1974 23 MLA AL   51   45    9   16   3   0   5   10   0   1   11   12  .356  .482  .756 1.238   34   1   0   0   0   1  
 1975 24 MLA AL   56  123    9   17   5   2   3    6   0   1   12   46  .138  .213  .285  .498   35   2   1   0   0   3  
 1976 25 MLA AL   59  168   20   33   8   3   4   23   6   2   16   47  .196  .270  .351  .621   59   4   0   1   1   3  
 1977           [Did not play]
 1978 27 MLA AL  142  472   91  110  19   1  37   88   3   4   76  158  .233  .342  .513  .855  242   0   5   4   5   8  MVP-17
 1979 28 MLA AL  158  581  120  139  28   4  51  131   0   1  103  204  .239  .354  .565  .918  328   1   4   2   2   4  MVP-2
 1980 29 MLA AL  162  623   91  146  21   2  41  114   3   3   62  188  .234  .306  .472  .778  294   0   7   3   5   8  MVP-3
 1981 30 MLA AL  145  515   72  128  36   0  29   93   1   1   65  125  .249  .335  .487  .822  251   0   2   1   3   6  MVP-11
 1982 31 MLA AL  159  578   88  127  31   0  37   84   7   4   74  158  .220  .319  .465  .784  269   0   2   1  11  12  MVP-9
 1983 32 SEA AL  150  542   63  122  24   2  14   70   3   4   82  144  .225  .328  .354  .682  192   1   5   0   3  10  
 1984 33 SEA AL    4   14    2    3   1   0   0    2   0   0    4    5  .214  .389  .286  .675    4   0   0   0   0   1  
 1985 34 SEA AL  116  368   51   77  10   0  23   70   1   2   71   91  .209  .334  .424  .758  156   2   4   4   0   5  
 1986 35 DEA AL   95  317   36   48  10   1  11   31   2   1   53   90  .151  .280  .293  .573   93   2   1   0   4  10  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 13 Seasons     1323 4433  658  983 202  16 256  727  27  25  632 1302  .222  .321  .448  .769 1985  15  31  16  34  72
 Per 162 games        543   81  120  25   2  31   89   3   3   77  159                          243   2   4   2   4   9
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1973 22 MLA AL  56    5   2.2   1   0   0  .000   1    5    3  .600    0    0  .000  OF   3(+1)e13    6   
 1974 23 MLA AL  50   16  13.8  35  12   3  .343   1    1    1 1.000    0    0  .000  PH             402   
 1975 24 MLA AL  80    7   1.7   1   0   0  .000   2   11    7  .636    0    0  .000  OF   2(-1)e16 -141   
 1976 25 MLA AL  65   16   3.1   1   0   0  .000   2   13   11  .846    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e5   -34   
 1977           [Did not play]
 1978 27 MLA AL  40   85   6.1  12   3   1  .250   2   62   50  .806    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e7   -11   
 1979 28 MLA AL  34  123   7.4   1   1   1 1.000   4   85   82  .965    0    0  .000  OF   1(-2)e4    24   
 1980 29 MLA AL  34   91   5.0   0   0   0  .000   6   95   93  .979    0    0  .000  OF   1(-2)e7     4   
 1981 30 MLA AL  33   87   5.9  10   0   0  .000   7   81   77  .951    0    0  .000  OF   1(-2)e9   -18   
 1982 31 MLA AL  31   87   5.0   0   0   0  .000   1   75   74  .987    0    0  .000  OF   1(-2)e4   -65   
 1983 32 SEA AL  46   66   4.1   3   0   0  .000  11   80   53  .662    0    0  .000  OF   3(0)e8     -8   
 1984 33 SEA AL  44    1   3.8   0   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  OF   3(0)e6    140   
 1985 34 SEA AL  21   56   5.0   8   3   1  .375   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  DH             -23   
 1986 35 DEA AL  38   27   2.6   4   2   1  .500   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  DH            -114   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 13 Seasons          672   5.1  76  21   7  .276  37  508  451  .888    0    0  .000                 -19   3
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 19.9 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1973 22 MLA AL  RF   16    17    1    1    0  .947   16  141.0  1.15
 1974 23 MLA AL  RF    4     5    1    1    0  .857    2   23.0  2.35
                 CF    2     2    0    0    0 1.000    1   10.0  1.80
 1975 24 MLA AL  LF   51    81    2    2    0  .976   37  350.0  2.13
                 CF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    2.0  0.00
 1976 25 MLA AL  RF   26    51    4    2    0  .965   26  222.0  2.23
                 CF    2     8    0    0    0 1.000    2   16.2  4.32
                 LF    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    3.0  3.00
                 3B    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    3.0  0.00
 1977           [Did not play]
 1978 27 MLA AL  CF  106   244   11    1    2  .996   98  874.2  2.62
                 LF   39    37    2    1    0  .975   22  219.2  1.60
                 RF    9     5    0    0    0 1.000    1   24.2  1.82
 1979 28 MLA AL  CF  157   427   17    4    1  .991  154 1364.0  2.93  GG
                 RF    5     3    0    0    0 1.000    0    8.0  3.38
 1980 29 MLA AL  CF  162   522   16    6    5  .989  162 1471.1  3.29  GG
 1981 30 MLA AL  CF  135   407   19    7    6  .984  135 1208.2  3.17  GG
                 RF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    3.0  0.00
 1982 31 MLA AL  CF  159   477   22    1    3  .998  158 1421.2  3.16  GG
 1983 32 SEA AL  CF  143   368   17   11    2  .972  143 1258.0  2.75
                 LF    4     5    0    0    0 1.000    4   39.0  1.15
 1984 33 SEA AL  LF    4     5    0    0    0 1.000    4   32.0  1.41
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1985 ALCS  SEA TOA   L    3  10  2  2  1  0  1   1  2  3  .200  .333  .600  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Transaction History


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1973  MLA   79-83   Frank Pennylegion, Dave Jackson
 1974  MLA   77-85   Dave Jackson
 1975  MLA   52-110  Dave Jackson
 1976  MLA   61-101  Dave Jackson, 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  SEA   48-114  Jeff Tripodi
 1984  SEA   88-74   Jeff Tripodi
 1985  SEA  101-61   Jeff Tripodi
 1986  DEA   82-80   Dennis Van Langen

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