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Rich GaleTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1975-1991 MLB Years: 1978-1984
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Drafted

PositionsP-214Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Blackwell Gale
Height6-7Weight225BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 19,1954 [64.242]PlaceLittleton,New Hampshire
High SchoolLittleton (Littleton,NH)
CollegeUniversity of New Hampshire (Durham,NH)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 5th round (105th overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 30,1978 [24.101]
OrganizationsKCA [7] BOS [3] CIN [1] SFN [1] Awards0Awards Voting2-3
TBC Player ID11681Retrosheet IDgaler001MLBAM ID114529
RelationshipsFather of Andy Gale, Father of Chris Gale
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (RHP) in 1978
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts61Walks40Hittable50SO/BB47vsPower50Hitting15Durability50Team.527Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1975nullRk--Rel21312.73909000033.0231110016180001.186.27--4.364.911.13.750-
1976nullA--Rel221163.47230230000148.01186457076880001.317.18--4.625.351.16.647-
1977Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-ST23653.6012120620080.0643232624680001.107.200.682.707.652.83.545-
1977Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ST23623.6812120220071.0603129731623001.287.610.893.937.862.00.750-
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST01273.64242408400151.0124636113551303001.197.390.773.287.752.36.632-
1978Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ST24114.29330100021.017131018240001.197.290.433.4310.293.00.500-
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38ST241483.09313019300192.0171786610100885031.418.000.474.684.120.88.6363.95
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38ST259105.65343132100181.219713111419991035041.639.760.944.905.101.04.4744.66
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38ST261393.92322846111190.216990831678976021.307.980.763.684.581.24.5914.08
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38S/R27665.40191542020101.210763611438470021.439.471.243.364.161.24.5004.65
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32ST287144.23332942000170.019391809811025051.6110.200.484.285.391.26.3333.72
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32S/R29465.8233726006189.21036458843533111.6310.340.804.325.321.23.4004.20
1984Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-Rel30011.38606005113.012321320001.158.310.692.081.380.67.000-
1984Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-ST30952.7915150620096.2804030842832001.267.450.743.917.731.98.643-
1984Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0962.63211566251109.2924332945852001.257.550.743.696.981.89.600-
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30S/R30235.561349004043.2572727618280011.7211.751.243.715.771.56.4004.58
1989New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-Rel35000.0020200105.02100131000.563.38--1.695.063.00--
1991Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-Rel37001.5910100105.24110111000.886.35--1.591.591.00--
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter55564.5419514451215132967.099754448982457518241181.509.250.764.244.811.13.4951.50
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter36213.2583424115671472.2380196171232023497001.237.220.443.846.631.73.632-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1693.13373079461206.0173887217851726001.247.510.743.697.472.02.640-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter653.3814122621085.0663332625711001.076.960.632.647.492.84.545-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1163.47230230000148.01186457076880001.317.18--4.625.351.16.647-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter312.73909000033.0231110016180001.186.27--4.364.911.13.750-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter42334.381161041219531664.064436232459315335160111.448.700.804.254.521.06.560-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter465.8233726006189.21036458843533111.6310.340.804.325.321.23.400-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7144.23332942000170.019391809811025051.6110.200.484.285.391.26.333-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter235.561349004043.2572727618280011.7211.751.243.715.771.56.400-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12134.544433115130220.0226123111191041175041.509.250.764.244.811.13.4801.50
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings17103.253920197330220.0176917911941623001.237.220.443.846.631.73.630-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-2312261400020021302000.154.214.154.3684030.308.000.077.1796.6743.336.500.000.000.00
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         24261400020021302000.154.214.154.3684030.308.000.077.1796.6743.336.500.000.000.00
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32p2833484610120053401000.125.208.208.41610254.385.083.188.1999.2662.966.801.8548.0033.33
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32p2933202310130121601000.150.227.350.5777223.667.200.250.2618.7069.578.004.3520.0066.67
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter66686920250175002000.132.213.250.46317477.438.118.206.0009.0964.947.142.6034.0044.44
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter24261400020021302000.154.214.154.3684030.308.000.077.0006.6743.336.500.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12261400020021302000.154.214.154.3684030.308.000.077.0006.6743.336.500.000.000.00
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter33484610120053401000.125.208.208.41610254.385.083.188.0009.2662.966.801.8548.0033.33
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter33202310130121601000.150.227.350.5777223.667.200.250.0008.7069.578.004.3520.0066.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games162167152250512021712305000.132.213.250.4634210189.438.118.206.0009.0964.947.142.6034.0044.44
Average Minor - Per 162 games16217672700014001488014000.154.214.154.368270203.308.000.077.0006.6743.336.500.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca24P3---51-65.8331.67------3100.02.2
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24P31-192326413329.8790.940.15-----31100.019.1
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25P34-181925433834.8951.000.19-----34100.021.0
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26P32-1901026113736.9731.130.19-----32100.019.8
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27P19-10168111514.9330.740.14-----19100.018.4
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28P33-1701031114241.9761.240.24-----33100.020.4
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29P33-897102-1917.8950.520.19-----33100.020.4
1984Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos30P15--481-1312.9230.80------15100.010.7
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30P13-4343--771.0000.540.16-----13100.08.0
1991Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos37P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P195-96649129137191178.9320.910.18-----1950.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P19--4142-2018.9000.95------190.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca243----------
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2431----------
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2534----------
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2632----------
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2719----------
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2833----------
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2933----------
1984Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos3015----------
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3013----------
1991Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos371----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1980Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB26014.262006.11134402.4615.630.005.685.681.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs014.2620200006.31103044002.3715.630.005.685.681.000.00.000

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1989New Britain Red SoxEastAAMinorbos35Pitching Coach1366076.44130.08Butch Hobson
1990New Britain Red SoxEastAAMinorbos36Pitching Coach1397267.5187.04Butch HobsonLost in Finals
1991Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos37Pitching Coach1437964.552--1Butch HobsonLost in Finals
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos38Pitching Coach1627389.45123.07Butch Hobson
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos39Pitching Coach1628082.49415.05Butch Hobson
1994Ottawa LynxILAAAMinormon40Pitching Coach1427072.4938.04Jim Tracy
1995Portland Sea DogsEastAAMinorflo41Pitching Coach1428656.606--1Carlos ToscaLost in Semi-Finals
2006Carolina MudcatsSouAAMinorflo52Pitching Coach1406179.43620.05Luis Dorante-
2007Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAMinorflo53Pitching Coach1427270.5072.02Dean Treanor
2008Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAMinorflo54Pitching Coach1436875.4767.52Dean Treanor
2009Hagerstown SunsSALAMinorwas55Pitching Coach1345678.41823.58Matt LeCroy
2010Nashville SoundsPCLAAAMinormil56Pitching Coach1447767.5355.04Don Money
2011Nashville SoundsPCLAAAMinormil57Pitching Coach1447173.4939.03Don Money
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1984-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1984-02-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1983-11-09Released by Reds. 
1983-01-05TradeTraded by Giants to Reds for Mike Vail. 
1981-12-11TradeTraded by Royals with Bill Laskey to Giants for Jerry Martin. 
* 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.