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Ray FosseHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1965-1979 MLB Years: 1967-1979
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1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

PositionsC-890, 1B-14, DH-12, 2B-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRaymond Earl Fosse
Height6-2Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 4,1947 [70.325]PlaceMarion,Illinois
High SchoolMarion (Marion,IL)

DraftedSelected by the Cleveland Indians in the 1st round (7th overall) of the 1965 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$28,000
MLB DebutSeptember 8,1967 [20.157]
OrganizationsCLE [10] OAK [3] MIL [1] SEA [1] Awards2Awards Voting1-7
TBC Player ID11520Retrosheet IDfossr101MLBAM ID114326
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed48Power52Contact68XBH56RBIs56Runs52Hitting55Durability38Team.484Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1965ReadingEastAA--1855178193931311000000000.219.219.298.517537178.206.079.079.2290.000.000.001.6959.3317.95
1966RenoCalifA+--1911641861127155154000000000.304.304.371.67515521418.302.067.067.2970.000.000.000.24418.0016.54
1967PortlandPCLAAA--2075211185584228000000000.261.261.365.6267714211.254.104.104.2790.000.000.000.95105.5025.45
1967Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle8c20716010000000500000.063.063.063.1261016.091.000.000.0560.0031.250.000.000.000.00
1968PortlandPCLAAA--2110333944102160942000000000.301.301.428.72914525339.282.127.127.3320.000.000.002.6537.6724.51
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle8c2237116112030291082910113.172.230.250.480295126.209.078.155.2226.3523.023.631.5958.0025.00
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle8c2312045062138171186115395514359.307.361.469.83021136497.316.162.240.3687.8511.071.413.6225.0026.09
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle8c24133486531342111262413662403615.276.329.397.72619334529.294.121.202.3286.8111.721.722.2740.5025.37
1972Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle8c251344574211020110415145463121518.241.312.354.66616231508.248.113.221.2978.869.061.021.9745.7028.18
1973Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak10c2614349237126232752222562195410.256.291.354.64517432532.278.098.148.2894.7011.652.481.3270.2925.40
1974Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak10c276920420408342311113122316.196.241.324.5656615222.209.128.181.2574.9513.962.821.8051.0037.50
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak10c28821361419320120181911105.140.192.191.383265147.161.051.103.1835.4412.932.380.000.0026.32
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle10c299027626839123012202003118.301.347.362.70910012300.318.061.130.3306.676.671.000.67138.0014.46
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle10c30782382563716270572638125.265.293.378.6719014257.275.113.122.2962.7210.123.712.3339.6722.22
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea38c3011343123005012200002.353.389.441.83015336.375.088.118.3715.565.561.000.000.0025.00
1977Totals for AL-AL         8927228751016320692838127.276.305.386.69110517293.289.110.121.3053.079.563.112.0545.3322.67
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil13c3219526123102002620001.231.286.327.61317456.261.096.135.2793.5710.713.000.000.0033.33
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter9232957299758117136132415192033631828203582.256.306.367.67310841913226.273.111.178.0006.2911.251.791.8948.4825.20
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3491146142323421015135000000000.282.282.375.657430671146.272.093.093.0000.000.000.001.3176.4020.74
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter178550621572441170000000000.285.285.404.68922239550.271.119.118.0000.000.000.002.0050.0024.84
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter55178193931311000000000.219.219.298.517537178.206.079.079.0000.000.000.001.6959.3317.95
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11641861127155154000000000.304.304.371.67515521418.302.067.067.0000.000.000.000.24418.0016.54
Cleveland Indians Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter59920392195497755023012141552431216113058.269.323.385.7087861322233.284.116.191.0006.9410.881.572.2440.7824.04
Oakland Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter29483271185347118734441124129521.222.262.320.58226652901.242.098.149.0004.8812.432.551.2275.6428.11
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter19526123102002620001.231.286.327.61317456.261.096.135.0003.5710.713.000.000.0033.33
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11343123005012200002.353.389.441.83015336.375.088.118.0005.565.561.000.000.0025.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162519521332121157333664354614.256.306.367.67319034566.273.111.178.0006.2911.251.791.8948.4825.20
Average Minor - Per 162 games16253266150195763000000000.282.282.375.65720031532.272.093.093.0000.000.000.001.3176.4020.74

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1967Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle20C7--467--53531.0007.57-3442.927100.04.3
1968Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21C1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.6
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22C37--2371862261255.9776.89-361472.0737100.023.0
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23C120--85470107934924.9897.70-----17120100.074.1
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle241B4--19--619191.0004.75------1333.02.5
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24C126--748731016831821.9886.52-----1313394.777.8
1972Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25C125-108671370129795783.9856.260.72533163.11213493.380.1
1972Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle251B4-21271-328281.0007.001.33-----1343.02.6
1973Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26C141-120071363105786776.9875.500.65415244.1514398.687.0
1973Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26DH2---------------1431.41.2
1974Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27C68--2992896336327.9734.81-351964.836998.642.0
1974Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27DH1---------------691.40.6
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28C82--2501551270265.9813.23-351372.9282100.050.6
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak282B1---------------821.20.6
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak281B1--3---331.0003.00------821.20.6
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29C85--4834279532525.9876.18-673069.149094.453.5
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29DH1---------------901.10.6
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle291B3--101-111111.0003.67------903.31.9
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30DH1---------------781.30.6
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle301B1--1---111.0001.00------781.30.6
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30C77--4264884482474.9836.16-673565.747898.747.8
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30C8--291113130.9683.75-2-100.011172.74.9
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30DH2---------------1118.21.2
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil321B1--9---991.0009.00------195.30.6
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32C13--323-135351.0002.69-2250.0-1968.48.1
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32DH5---------------1926.33.1
MLB Totals for C - 12 season(s)-   C890-22864831438786153475269.9855.922.3034120063.0708900.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B14-21692-1071711.0005.073.38-----140.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH12---------------120.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1967Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle20-7---------
1968Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21-1---------
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22-37---------
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23-120---------
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24-1264--------
1972Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25-1254--------
1973Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26-141--------2
1974Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27-68--------1
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28-8211-------
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29-853-------1
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30-771-------1
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30-8--------2
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32-131-------5

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1973Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB26511211003002200000.091.231.182.4132113.111.091.27315.3815.381.000.000.00100.00
1973Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB26719031000001400000.158.200.211.4114120.200.053.1055.0020.004.000.000.0033.33
1974Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB27412141013001200000.333.385.6671.0528213.333.334.4177.6915.382.007.6912.0050.00
1974Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB27514120011001500000.143.200.357.5575115.125.214.2866.6733.335.006.6714.0050.00
1975Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB2812000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs1025352016003500000.200.286.400.68610328.211.200.32010.7117.861.673.5725.0060.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs1233151011002900000.152.200.273.4739235.174.121.1825.7125.714.502.8633.0040.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak39Broadcaster1627686.46916.04Jackie Moore,Jeff Newman,Tony La Russa
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak40Broadcaster1628181.5004.03Tony La Russa
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak41Broadcaster16210458.642--1Tony La RussaLost World Series (Dodgers)
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak42Broadcaster1629963.611--1Tony La RussaWon World Series (Giants)
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak43Broadcaster16210359.636--1Tony La RussaLost World Series (Reds)
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak44Broadcaster1628478.51911.04Tony La Russa
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak45Broadcaster1629666.593--1Tony La RussaLost ALCS (Blue Jays)
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak46Broadcaster1626894.42026.07Tony La Russa
1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak47Broadcaster1145163.4471.02Tony La Russa
1995Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak48Broadcaster1446777.46511.54Tony La Russa
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak49Broadcaster1627884.48112.03Art Howe
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak50Broadcaster1626597.40125.04Art Howe
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak51Broadcaster1627488.45714.04Art Howe
1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak52Broadcaster1628775.5378.03Art Howe
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak53Broadcaster1619170.565--1Art HoweLost in 1st Round (Yankees)
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak54Broadcaster16210260.63014.02Art HoweLost in 1st Round (Yankees)
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak55Broadcaster16210359.636--1Art HoweLost in 1st Round (Twins)
2003Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak56Broadcaster1629666.593--1Ken MachaLost in 1st Round (Red Sox)
2004Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak57Broadcaster1629171.5621.02Ken Macha-
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak58Broadcaster1628874.5437.02Ken Macha-
2006Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak59Broadcaster1629369.574--1Ken MachaLost ALCS (Tigers)
2007Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak60Broadcaster1627686.46918.03Bob Geren
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak61Broadcaster1617586.46624.53Bob Geren
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak62Broadcaster1627587.46322.04Bob Geren
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak63Broadcaster1628181.5009.01Bob Geren
* 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 [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1970American League Gold Glove (Catcher)1
1971American League Gold Glove (Catcher)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1980-04-03Released by Brewers. 
1977-12-31ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1977-10-20Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1977-09-09TradeTraded by Indians to Mariners for Bill Laxton and Cash. 
1975-12-09Purchased by Indians from Athletics. 
1973-03-24TradeTraded by Indians with Jack Heidemann to Athletics for George Hendrick and Dave Duncan. 
* 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.