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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Ronald Clyde Gardenhire
Stat Years
1979-1987  [mlb] 1981-1985
Height/Weight
6-0 / 180
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
SS (666) ... 2B (117) ... 3B (83) ... 1B (46) ... P (2)
Draft Position
IF
Born Date/Place
1957-10-24 in Butzbach, Germany   [62.123]
Death
High School
Okmulgee (Okmulgee,OK)
Colleges
University of Texas (Austin, Texas), Paris Junior College (Paris, Texas)
Draft
Selected by the New York Mets in Round #6 (#132 overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1981-09-01 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.312)
Service Time
Organizations
NYN [8] MIN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11736 ... retro id: gardr001 ... mlbam id: 114599
Relations
Father of Toby Gardenhire
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1979Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-21ss---170277368213342795214509100.296.344.408.75230811320.202.112.3416.8214.612.1469.21.3024.4
    1980Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-22ss---212745858118166664139456846400.258.327.358.68551716428.207.100.2898.7013.151.5176.31.1623.7
    1981Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-23ss---3125414521051782402812286126410.254.301.348.64945414427.200.094.2906.1713.442.18207.00.4425.7
    1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn1923ssL-S-E-P327482131003225900020.271.340.292.63253141.125.021.3339.4316.981.800.00.007.7
    1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn1924ssL-S-E-P414138429921713335623550125211.240.279.313.59242412021.130.073.2695.4212.972.39128.00.7122.8
    1983Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-25ss---51023876311120643997345425200.287.346.401.74743015530.207.114.3237.9112.561.5996.80.9327.0
    1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn1925ssL-S-E-P51732120001001400001.063.091.063.1543320.031.000.0713.0312.124.000.00.000.0
    1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn1926ssL-S-E-P6742072051711106194301117.246.276.304.580218639.126.058.3054.1319.724.78207.00.4617.6
    1985Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-273b-ss---72271315201100261300000.211.273.282.55577203.127.071.2467.7916.882.1771.01.3020.0
    1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn1927ssL-S-E-P726395721020081102002.179.319.282.60149113.308.103.25016.3322.451.380.00.0042.9
    1986Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-282b-ss---8963234189104433115444805110.276.361.368.72937311918.248.092.31311.8012.871.0980.81.0720.2
    1987Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-291b-3b---91173884910616465011457012300.273.348.381.72943914826.224.108.31710.2515.951.5664.71.3724.5
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)28571057165273449139461220156521.232.277.296.57377721034.134.064.2735.9215.702.65177.50.5120.6
    National League Totals (5 yrs)28571057165273449139461220156521.232.277.296.57377721034.134.064.2735.9215.702.65177.50.5120.6
    Minor League Totals659231830262694312726371412233599331520.270.335.372.7072598863152.211.102.3088.5813.821.6185.81.0424.3
    Minor: A+ Totals70277368213342795214509100.296.344.408.75230811320.202.112.3416.8214.612.1469.21.3024.4
    Minor: AA Totals12745858118166664139456846400.258.327.358.68551716428.207.100.2898.7013.151.5176.31.1623.7
    Minor: AAA Totals462158320842665221717249271572465181020.269.335.370.7051773586104.214.101.3088.8613.871.5793.10.9624.4
    New York Mets Totals (5 yrs)28571057165273449139461220156521.232.277.296.57377721034.134.064.2735.9215.702.65177.50.5120.6
    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
    1987Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-291---009.0020002204.08541100002.2518.002.252.250.0011.250.00.000
    1987Minor Totals: MINbyYearAAA----291---009.0020002204.08541100002.2518.002.252.250.0011.250.00.000
    Minor League Totals009.0020002204.08541100002.2518.002.252.250.0011.250.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals009.0020002204.08541100002.2518.002.252.250.0011.250.00.000
    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. 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
    1979Lynchburg MetsCaroA+21SS6900.01202522157393372.9475.400.0051.598.61
    1980Jackson MetsTexAA222B100.0151076.8576.000.000.70.84
    1980Jackson MetsTexAA22SS12600.01874064069633593.9374.700.0092.699.21
    1981Tidewater TidesILAAA232B2700.06078316141138.9795.100.0019.621.63
    1981Tidewater TidesILAAA233B1900.0631133837.9741.900.0013.815.24
    1981Tidewater TidesILAAA23SS8100.01402642961433404.9335.000.0058.764.81
    1981New York MetsNLMLB232B600.0770014141.0002.300.005.822.24
    1981New York MetsNLMLB233B100.01100221.0002.000.001.03.74
    1981New York MetsNLMLB23SS1800.02042276462.9693.400.0017.566.73
    1982New York MetsNLMLB242B100.01100221.0002.000.000.60.77
    1982New York MetsNLMLB243B100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.76
    1982New York MetsNLMLB24SS13500.02343982968661632.9564.700.0083.395.71
    1983Tidewater TidesILAAA25SS10200.02023212777550523.9515.100.0073.4100.01
    1983New York MetsNLMLB25SS1500.013300443431.0002.900.009.388.23
    1984New York MetsNLMLB262B1800.018430561611.0003.400.0011.124.33
    1984New York MetsNLMLB263B700.0211201513.8671.900.004.39.53
    1984New York MetsNLMLB26SS4900.0781001015188178.9473.600.0030.266.23
    1985Tidewater TidesILAAA272B600.0712122019.9503.200.004.327.33
    1985Tidewater TidesILAAA273B800.0610111716.9412.000.005.836.44
    1985Tidewater TidesILAAA27SS700.0714322421.8753.000.005.031.83
    1985New York MetsNLMLB272B500.0550010101.0002.000.003.119.23
    1985New York MetsNLMLB273B200.01100221.0001.000.001.27.73
    1985New York MetsNLMLB27SS1300.01526434541.9113.200.008.050.02
    1986Tidewater TidesILAAA282B4500.0911411039242232.9595.200.0032.146.92
    1986Tidewater TidesILAAA28SS4500.070147927226217.9604.800.0032.146.92
    1987Portland BeaversPCLAAA291B4600.032933129363362.9977.900.0032.639.31
    1987Portland BeaversPCLAAA292B800.015140629291.0003.600.005.76.82
    1987Portland BeaversPCLAAA293B4500.036633610299.9712.200.0031.938.52
    1987Portland BeaversPCLAAA29SS600.0416122120.9523.300.004.35.13
    1987Portland BeaversPCLAAA29P200.00100111.0000.500.001.41.721
    MLB Totals - (2B)300031560587871.0002.900.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)1100413201917.8951.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)2300036059645971001956.9554.200.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)460032933129363362.9977.900.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)86001732451463432418.9684.900.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)720048104510157152.9682.100.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)241004237626916912541185.9454.900.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)2000100111.0000.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (2B)100151076.8576.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (SS)126001874064069633593.9374.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (SS)69001202522157393372.9475.400.000.00.00
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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 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
    1979Minor-----69-----
    1980Minor---1-126-----
    1981MLB---6118-----
    1981Minor---271981-----
    1982MLB---11135-----
    1983MLB-----15-----
    1983Minor-----102-----
    1984MLB---18749-----
    1985MLB---5213-----
    1985Minor---687-----
    1986Minor---45-45-----
    1987Minor2-468456-----
    Totals2-4611783666-----