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Oscar GambleTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1968-1985 MLB Years: 1969-1985
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PositionsOF-819, DH-561Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameOscar Charles Gamble
Height5-11Weight165BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 20,1949PlaceRamer,Alabama
Death DateJanuary 31,2018 [68.042]
High SchoolCarver (Montgomery,AL)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 16th round (363rd overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutAugust 27,1969 [19.250]
OrganizationsNYA [7] CHN [4] CLE [3] PHI [3] CHA [2] SDN [1] TEX [1] Awards2Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID11702Retrosheet IDgambo001MLBAM ID114558
RelationshipsFather of Sean Gamble
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed51Power78Contact72XBH75RBIs73Runs55Hitting62Durability46Team.504Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1968CaldwellPioRk-183494182520212000000000.266.266.351.61733494.250.085.085.2810.000.000.002.1347.0016.00
1969San AntonioTexAA-1911947762142323732000000000.298.298.421.71920142477.287.123.124.3220.000.000.001.4768.1429.58
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn20of192471616111502101200011.225.321.310.63122381.259.085.197.29312.3514.811.201.2371.0018.75
1970EugenePCLAAA-202810826327218000000000.296.296.426.7224610108.290.130.130.3190.000.000.000.93108.0031.25
1970Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23of2088275317212411954273712038.262.330.345.6759517305.300.083.185.3068.8512.131.370.33275.0023.61
1971EugenePCLAAA-2139138304052420000000000.290.290.442.7326111138.269.152.152.3290.000.000.002.9034.5027.50
1971Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23of2192280246211162352213513421.221.275.332.6079318309.230.111.196.2766.8011.331.671.9446.6729.03
1972EugenePCLAAA-2242144304281820000000000.292.292.528.8207617144.250.236.236.3710.000.000.005.5618.0040.48
1972Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23of227413517325211301191610204.237.331.326.657448157.258.089.222.30712.1010.190.840.64135.0025.00
1973Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23dh-of2311339056104113204434343733214.267.329.464.79318134432.251.197.282.3567.878.561.094.6319.5032.69
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23dh24135454741321641959564851502107.291.363.469.83221339509.293.178.282.3749.4310.021.063.7323.8929.55
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23of2512134860911631545115533921148.261.361.454.81515834405.258.193.362.37013.099.630.743.7023.2037.36
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya23of261103404379131175753383842044.232.317.426.74314531384.218.194.312.3419.909.901.004.4320.0039.24
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha17dh-of2713740875121222318312545461123.297.386.588.97424055470.278.291.422.42111.4911.491.006.6013.1645.45
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn17of2812637546103153747125145605112.275.366.387.75314525437.293.112.245.33811.6710.300.881.6053.5724.27
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex30dh-of2964161275460832213715102116.335.458.522.9808414201.329.187.422.42118.417.460.413.9820.1325.93
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya17of2936113214441113200131300011.389.452.7351.1878316126.371.346.460.51010.3210.321.008.7310.2736.36
1979Totals for AL-AL         10027448981011964215028102127.358.456.6091.06516730327.345.251.438.45615.298.560.565.8114.4230.61
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya17of30781944054102145020282140342.278.376.567.94311026229.247.289.443.40712.239.170.756.1113.8648.15
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya17of-dh3180189244580102702352310224.238.357.439.7968318227.222.201.376.36315.4210.130.664.4118.9040.00
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya17dh321083164986212185763584740424.272.387.522.90916541382.267.250.443.40015.1812.300.814.7117.5647.67
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya17of-dh3374180264710272600252330013.261.361.456.8178219208.267.195.333.36512.0211.060.923.3725.7140.43
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya17dh3454125172320102710251800101.184.318.440.7585512151.133.256.464.34216.5611.920.726.6212.5052.17
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha0dh357014820305042000342210131.203.353.318.671479184.211.115.345.31118.4811.960.652.1737.0030.00
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter1584450265611951883120066647376105464312306264.265.356.454.81020454195197.263.189.327.00011.7410.510.903.8522.5135.06
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2629611662815482292000000000.292.292.434.72641784961.276.142.142.0000.000.000.002.2943.6829.89
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter109390861142051348000000000.292.292.469.76118338390.268.177.177.0000.000.000.003.3330.0033.33
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11947762142323732000000000.298.298.421.71920142477.287.123.124.0000.000.000.001.4768.1429.58
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3494182520212000000000.266.266.351.61733494.250.085.085.0000.000.000.002.1347.0016.00
New York Yankees Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter540145722037868887276148222183162101419.259.361.496.8577231631707.243.237.393.00013.0110.720.825.1016.7543.12
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3691192190327431054148191513512710451519.274.352.463.8155521071346.269.189.305.00010.039.440.944.0122.0732.72
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter254690721662878551076788356513.241.308.336.64423243771.263.095.197.0008.6911.411.311.0486.2525.90
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter207556951512723510312887671254.272.377.516.89328764654.260.244.401.00013.4611.620.865.3515.8942.38
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12637546103153747125145605112.275.366.387.75314525437.293.112.245.00011.6710.300.881.6053.5724.27
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter64161275460832213715102116.335.458.522.9808414201.329.187.422.00018.417.460.413.9820.1325.93
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2471616111502101200011.225.321.310.63122381.259.085.197.00012.3514.811.201.2371.0018.75
Average MLB - Per 162 games16246067122193206854625641367.265.356.454.81020943532.263.189.327.00011.7410.510.903.8522.5135.06
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625941031743351457000000000.292.292.434.72625852594.276.142.142.0000.000.000.002.2943.6829.89

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn19OF24--4114-4642.9131.75------24100.014.8
1970Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi20OF74--14847-159152.9562.05------8884.146.0
1971Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21OF80--125441133129.9701.61------9287.049.4
1972Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22OF36-262542-156561.0001.560.21-----7448.623.1
1973Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23DH70---------------11361.943.2
1973Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23OF37-2866712-7068.9711.840.24-----11332.722.8
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24DH115---------------13585.271.0
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24OF13--191--20201.0001.54------1359.68.0
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25OF82--146822156154.9871.88------12167.851.6
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25DH29---------------12124.018.2
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya26OF104--1991043213209.9812.01------11094.565.4
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya26DH1---------------1100.90.6
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27DH79---------------13757.748.8
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27OF49--7311-7574.9871.51------13735.830.2
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28OF107--1721243188184.9791.72------12684.966.0
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex29DH37---------------6457.822.8
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya29OF27--473325350.9431.85------3675.016.9
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex29OF21--412-243431.0002.05------6432.813.0
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya29DH6---------------3616.73.8
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya30OF49--652-167671.0001.37------7862.830.2
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya30DH20---------------7825.612.3
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya31OF43--77---77771.0001.79------8053.840.2
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya31DH33---------------8041.330.8
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya32DH74---------------10868.545.7
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya32OF29--596-165651.0002.24------10826.917.9
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya33OF32--641416965.9422.03------7443.219.8
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya33DH21---------------7428.413.0
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya34DH28---------------5451.917.3
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya34OF12--151--16161.0001.33------5422.27.4
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35DH48---------------7068.629.6
MLB Totals for OF - 16 season(s)-   OF819-548141259351715061471.9771.802.68-----8190.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 12 season(s)-   DH561---------------5610.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn19---------24-
1970Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi20---------74-
1971Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21---------80-
1972Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22---------36-
1973Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23---------3770
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24---------13115
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25---------8229
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya26---------1041
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27---------4979
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28---------107-
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex29---------2137
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya29---------276
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya30---------4920
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya31---------4333
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya32---------2974
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya33---------3221
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya34---------1228
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35----------48

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB2638121001001100000.250.333.375.708319.286.125.25011.1111.111.000.000.0050.00
1976New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB2638010001000000000.125.125.125.250108.125.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1980New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB3025110000001100000.200.333.200.533106.250.000.20016.6716.671.000.000.000.00
1981New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB3149251023001200000.556.6001.3331.93312310.600.777.88910.0020.002.0020.004.5060.00
1981New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB3136210001005300000.167.545.167.7121011.333.000.83345.4527.270.600.000.000.00
1981New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3136120001001000000.333.429.333.762207.333.000.16714.290.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs49251023001200000.556.6001.3331.93312310.600.777.88910.0020.002.0020.004.5060.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs819441002007500000.211.423.263.6865126.286.052.42126.9219.230.710.000.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs614130002001000000.214.267.214.4813015.214.000.0716.670.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1980American League Player of the Week (September 1-September 7)1
1982American League Player of the Week (May 24-May 30)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-08-12Released by White Sox. 
1985-03-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1984-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1984-04-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1983-11-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1979-08-01TradeTraded by Rangers with Gene Nelson, Ray Fontenot and Amos Lewis to Yankees for Mark Softy, Neal Mersch, Bob Polinsky and Mickey Rivers. 
1978-10-25TradeTraded by Padres with Dave Roberts and Cash to Rangers for Bill Fahey, Kurt Bevacqua and Mike Hargrove. 
1977-11-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1977-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1977-04-05TradeTraded by Yankees with Bob Polinsky, LaMarr Hoyt and Cash to White Sox for Bucky Dent. 
1975-11-22TradeTraded by Indians to Yankees for Pat Dobson. 
1972-11-30TradeTraded by Phillies with Roger Freed to Indians for Terry Wedgewood and Del Unser. 
1969-11-17TradeTraded by Cubs with Dick Selma to Phillies for Johnny Callison. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll3560,000-51629-370,78060,00060,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red