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Jim GosgerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1963-1974 MLB Years: 1963-1974
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PositionsOF-555, 1B-25Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Charles Gosger
Height5-11Weight185BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 6,1942 [76.008]PlacePort Huron,Michigan
CollegeSt. Clair County Community College (Port Huron,MI)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1962 by the Boston Red Sox.
Signing ScoutsMaurice De Loof
MLB DebutMay 4,1963 [20.179]
OrganizationsBOS [3] NYN [3] KC1 [2] MON [2] OAK [1] SE1 [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID12040Retrosheet IDgosgj101MLBAM ID114986
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Seattle Pilots from the Oakland Athletics in the 1968 AL expansion draft (#55 pick)
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed69Power45Contact61XBH49RBIs43Runs44Hitting41Durability44Team.459Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1963Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25of201916310000003500000.063.211.063.2741019.091.000.188.15615.7926.321.670.000.000.00
1965Boston Red SoxALMLBbos4of2281324458315493531296121317.256.318.410.72813328359.288.154.250.3248.0816.992.102.5136.0033.73
1966Boston Red SoxALMLBbos4of234012616324051701152002001.254.333.405.738519143.267.151.262.33210.4913.991.333.5025.2028.13
1966Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc121of2388272346114152753375323112.224.321.338.6599220315.260.114.257.30011.7516.831.431.5954.4032.79
1966Totals for AL-AL         1283985093181104454527325113.234.325.359.68414329458.263.125.259.31011.3515.941.402.1839.8031.18
1967Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc121of24134356318614553657536903483.242.337.351.68812524416.283.109.253.30912.7416.591.301.2071.2027.91
1968Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak21of2588150727110540172101185.180.262.200.462302169.208.020.160.19910.0612.431.240.000.007.41
1969Seattle PilotsALMLBse114of2639554621112161102001.109.197.236.43313463.116.127.255.2069.5217.461.831.5955.0066.67
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn18of261015022001001600010.133.188.267.4554216.222.134.200.1756.2537.506.000.000.00100.00
1969Totals for MLB-MLB         49704841122171702011.114.195.243.43817679.135.129.243.2008.8621.522.431.2770.0075.00
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon42of2791274387211253753353512034.263.348.372.72010218312.286.109.245.32811.2211.221.001.6054.8025.00
1971Montreal ExposNLMLBmon42of285110271622081191712103.157.230.216.446224115.186.059.147.2127.8314.781.890.000.0025.00
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn19of303892922200100191600121.239.304.261.565242102.286.022.109.2598.8215.691.780.000.009.09
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn5of312633330000003201012.091.167.091.2583037.097.000.091.1208.115.410.670.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter70518151974116716301772518217316617112529.226.309.331.6406001132066.257.105.228.00010.5015.301.461.4560.5027.49
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter22262865147286106310109012226595.234.330.346.67621744731.273.112.255.00012.3116.691.361.3762.8029.93
Boston Red Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter14046664116194145232478623318.249.319.397.71618537521.276.148.251.0009.0216.511.832.6933.2931.90
Montreal Expos Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter142376458813454564445224137.234.317.330.64712422427.259.096.218.00010.3012.181.181.1775.2025.00
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter88150727110540172101185.180.262.200.462302169.208.020.160.00010.0612.431.240.000.007.41
New York Mets Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter7414012274001101132401143.193.260.221.481314155.231.028.114.0008.3915.481.850.000.0014.81
Seattle Pilots Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter39554621112161102001.109.197.236.43313463.116.127.255.0009.5217.461.831.5955.0066.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games162417459415474164507314367.226.309.331.64013826475.257.105.228.00010.5015.301.461.4560.5027.49

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1963Boston Red SoxALMLBbos20OF4--9-2-119.8182.25------1921.12.5
1965Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22OF81--195452204199.9752.46------81100.050.0
1966Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc123OF77--15831-162161.9942.09------8887.548.1
1966Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23OF32--66-1-6766.9852.06------4080.019.8
1967Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc124OF113--201641211207.9811.83------13484.370.2
1968Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25OF64--995-31041041.0001.63------8872.739.5
1969Seattle PilotsALMLBse126OF26--361--37371.0001.42------3966.716.0
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn26OF5--5---551.0001.00------1050.03.1
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27OF71--1245-11291291.0001.82------9178.043.8
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon271B19--1287314138135.9787.11------9120.911.7
1971Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28OF23--3912-4240.9521.74------5145.114.3
1971Montreal ExposNLMLBmon281B6--404-244441.0007.33------5111.83.7
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn30OF35-21745---45451.0001.290.21-----3892.121.7
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn31OF24--17---17171.0000.71------2692.314.8
MLB Totals for OF - 10 season(s)-   OF555-2179942515710341019.9851.844.70-----5550.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B25--16811316182179.9847.16------250.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1963Boston Red SoxALMLBbos20---------4-
1965Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22---------81-
1966Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc123---------77-
1966Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23---------32-
1967Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc124---------113-
1968Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25---------64-
1969Seattle PilotsALMLBse126---------26-
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn26---------5-
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27--19------71-
1971Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28--6------23-
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn30---------35-
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn31---------24-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1974-10-01Released by Mets. 
1971-12-03TradeTraded by Expos to Mets for Arsenio Diaz, Don Koonce, Billy Carthel and Curtis Brown. 
1970-04-20Purchased by Expos from Giants. 
1969-12-12TradeTraded by Mets with Bob Heise to Giants for Dave Marshall and Ray Sadecki. 
1969-09-09Purchased by Mets from Pilots. 
1968-10-15Selected by Pilots from Athletics in expansion draft (Pick #55). 
1966-06-13TradeTraded by Red Sox with Guido Grilli and Ken Sanders to Athletics for Jose Tartabull, Rollie Sheldon and John Wyatt. 
1962-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
* 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.