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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Elmer Gantner
Stat Years
1974-1992  [mlb] 1976-1992
Height/Weight
5-11 / 175
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
2B (1456) ... 3B (362) ... DH (8) ... SS (7) ... 1B (3) ... P (1)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
1954-01-05 in Eden, Wisconsin   [66.267]
High School
Campbellsport (Campbellsport,WI)
Colleges
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (Oshkosh, Wisconsin)
Draft
Selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in Round #12 (#270 overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Emil Belich
MLB Debut
1976-09-03 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.241)
Service Time
Organizations
MIL [17]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11707 ... retro id: gantj001 ... mlbam id: 114569
Relations
Father of Matt Gantner
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1974NewarkNYPLA-----202b-3b---16217735546252170544600000.305.468.446.9142317913.000.141.00023.3819.910.8535.42.1624.1
    1975Thetford MinesEastAA----212b-3b---2138456611171701248200499600000.257.329.373.70250517029.000.116.0009.7019.011.9638.02.3824.8
    1976BerkshireEastAA----222b-3b---312640356118211653250745000000.293.403.395.79847715928.000.102.00015.5110.480.6867.21.2623.7
    1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil11223bL-S-E-P3266961710071061113001.246.316.261.57779181.116.015.2937.5913.921.830.00.005.9
    1977Spokane IndiansPCLAAAmil-232b-3b---4143541981523551580192626833500.281.355.447.80261424255.312.166.29610.1011.071.1036.12.4436.2
    1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil11233bL-S-E-P414474141012212500001.298.327.383.71049182.149.085.3174.0810.202.5047.02.0414.3
    1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil11242b-3bL-S-E-P54397142110182051021000.216.269.258.527105252.113.042.2334.769.522.0097.00.959.5
    1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil17253b-2bL-S-E-P670208295910322235161725313.284.336.389.7252348115.173.105.2976.847.261.06104.00.8525.4
    1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil17263b-2bL-S-E-P7132415471172134401110302918358.282.330.376.70645715628.169.094.2946.566.350.97103.80.8823.9
    1981Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil17272bL-S-E-P8107352359414123336292939456.267.325.330.65539711617.136.063.2837.307.301.00176.00.5018.1
    1982Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil17282bL-S-E-P91324474813217244363263627336.295.335.369.70448516523.139.074.3125.367.421.38111.80.8217.4
    1983Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil17292bL-S-E-P101616038517023811745638466114510.282.329.401.73066224242.181.119.2895.746.951.2154.81.6624.7
    1984Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil17302bL-S-E-P11153613611732713566530513210016.282.314.344.65865821131.113.062.2994.567.751.70204.30.4617.9
    1985Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil17312bL-S-E-P121435236313315454411833423104713.254.300.327.62757317124.141.073.2675.767.331.27104.60.8718.0
    1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil17322bL-S-E-P13139497581362517381372650667213.274.313.370.68354218433.161.096.2894.809.231.9271.01.2924.3
    1987Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil17332b-3bL-S-E-P1481265377214043062192254127.272.331.370.7012949818.185.098.2836.467.481.1666.21.3625.0
    1988Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil17342bL-S-E-P15155539671492820472083450318219.276.322.336.65859618130.145.060.3035.708.391.470.00.0020.1
    1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil17352bL-S-E-P161164095111218303420621331085210.274.321.333.65445313621.144.059.2944.647.281.570.00.0018.8
    1990Beloit BrewersMidwAmil-362b---1792910111026207100010.379.500.6211.12136183.552.242.34619.442.780.1414.55.5627.3
    1990Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-362b-3b---17622181001102110000.364.440.409.8492591.182.045.3818.004.000.500.00.0012.5
    1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil17362bL-S-E-P17883233685850251832919240010.263.328.319.64735810313.192.056.2808.105.310.660.00.0015.3
    1991Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil17373b-2bL-S-E-P1814052663149274247462734374513.283.320.361.68156719033.125.078.2984.766.001.26263.00.3522.1
    1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil17382bL-S-E-P19101256226312111862121703229.246.278.313.5912738014.129.067.2584.406.231.42256.00.3722.2
    MLB Totals (17 yrs)180161897261696262384756813778383501521065240135.274.319.351.67067822175347.149.077.2905.657.391.31131.70.6920.5
    American League Totals (17 yrs)180161897261696262384756813778383501521065240135.274.319.351.67067822175347.149.077.2905.657.391.31131.70.6920.5
    Minor League Totals48416282614608184020974224826243510.283.378.416.7941888677129.330.133.31613.1413.881.0640.72.1228.0
    Minor: A- Totals6217735546252170544600000.305.468.446.9142317913.486.141.38923.3819.910.8535.42.1624.1
    Minor: A Totals92910111026207100010.379.500.6211.12136183.552.242.34619.442.780.1414.55.5627.3
    Minor: AA Totals2648591172353811810145012314600000.274.365.383.74898232957.305.109.31212.5314.871.1947.71.8324.3
    Minor: AAA Totals149563991603651581202646943500.284.358.446.80463925156.307.162.30010.0210.801.0837.52.3535.0
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (17 yrs)180161897261696262384756813778383501521065240135.274.319.351.67067822175347.149.077.2905.657.391.31131.70.6920.5
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil17251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0010000101.02000000002.0018.000.000.000.000.000.00.000
    1979MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0010000101.02000000002.0018.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)000.0010000101.02000000002.0018.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
    American League Totals (1 yrs)000.0010000101.02000000002.0018.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (1 yrs)000.0010000101.02000000002.0018.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLB223B240194.01737135554.9822.300.2814.992.33
    1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLB22DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.27.710
    1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLB233B140105.0829434137.9022.600.358.6100.03
    1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLB241B101.01001111.0001.001.000.62.36
    1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLB242B210144.141552109896.9804.600.6713.048.84
    1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLB243B15082.0225222927.9311.800.339.334.93
    1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLB24SS108.0221054.8004.000.500.62.36
    1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLB252B220186.05076216128126.9845.700.6813.731.42
    1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLB253B420302.028715810499.9522.400.3326.160.02
    1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLB25SS3026.02130215151.0005.000.581.94.33
    1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLB25P101.00100111.0001.001.000.61.415
    1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLB262B660547.0118203453325321.9884.900.5940.750.02
    1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLB263B690485.1411261115178167.9382.400.3442.652.31
    1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLB26SS106.00602661.0006.001.000.60.84
    1981Milwaukee BrewersALMLB272B1070904.22513521095613603.9845.600.6798.2100.01
    1982Milwaukee BrewersALMLB282B13101,134.130739813104718705.9825.400.6280.999.21
    1983Milwaukee BrewersALMLB292B15801,416.037451214128900886.9845.600.6397.598.11
    1984Milwaukee BrewersALMLB302B15301,342.036246913111844831.9855.400.6295.0100.01
    1985Milwaukee BrewersALMLB312B12401,069.2262402889672664.9885.400.6277.086.71
    1985Milwaukee BrewersALMLB313B240185.11634355350.9432.100.2714.916.82
    1985Milwaukee BrewersALMLB31SS101.0000000.0000.000.000.60.74
    1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLB322B13501,157.23043471087661651.9854.800.5683.997.11
    1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLB323B3025.0560011111.0003.700.441.92.23
    1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLB32SS101.0000000.0000.000.000.60.76
    1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLB32DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.713
    1987Milwaukee BrewersALMLB332B570418.295153436252248.9844.400.5935.270.42
    1987Milwaukee BrewersALMLB333B380252.02440286664.9701.700.2523.546.93
    1987Milwaukee BrewersALMLB33DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.212
    1988Milwaukee BrewersALMLB342B15401,320.13254281192764753.9864.900.5795.199.41
    1988Milwaukee BrewersALMLB343B102.00200221.0002.001.000.60.66
    1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLB352B1140953.0241362888611603.9875.300.6370.498.31
    1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLB35DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.714
    1990Beloit BrewersMidwA362B300.0211043.7501.000.002.233.33
    1990Denver ZephyrsAmerAAA362B400.05130418181.0004.500.002.766.76
    1990Denver ZephyrsAmerAAA363B200.02100331.0001.500.001.433.37
    1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLB362B800675.2164220754391384.9824.800.5749.490.91
    1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLB363B9074.2320222523.9202.600.315.610.25
    1991Milwaukee BrewersALMLB372B590456.1109190731306299.9775.100.6636.442.12
    1991Milwaukee BrewersALMLB373B900764.051155515211206.9762.300.2755.664.31
    1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLB381B202.02000221.0001.001.001.22.07
    1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLB382B680511.1136180242318316.9944.600.6242.067.32
    1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLB383B310150.01728134645.9781.500.3019.130.72
    1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLB38DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.22.09
    MLB Totals - (1B)3003001331.0001.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (2B)14490031394347115103676017486.9855.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)360002125733664821785.9562.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)700421142625.9623.600.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)1010100111.0001.001.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)800000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)4005130418181.0004.500.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)2002100331.0001.500.000.00.00
    A Totals - (2B)300211043.7501.000.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1976MLB----24-----2
    1977MLB----14------
    1978MLB--121151-----
    1979MLB1--22423-----
    1980MLB---66691-----
    1981MLB---107-------
    1982MLB---131-------
    1983MLB---158-------
    1984MLB---153-------
    1985MLB---124241-----
    1986MLB---13531----1
    1987MLB---5738-----1
    1988MLB---1541------
    1989MLB---114------2
    1990MLB---809------
    1990Minor---72------
    1991MLB---5990------
    1992MLB--26831-----2
    Totals1-314563627----8