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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Ross Albert Grimsley II
Stat Years
1971-1986  [mlb] 1971-1982
Height/Weight
6-3 / 200
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (359)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1950-01-07 in Topeka, Kansas   [70.213]
High School
Frayser (Memphis,TN)
Colleges
Jackson State Community College (Jackon, Tennessee)
Draft
Selected by the Cincinnati Reds in Round #1 (#17 overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Sec Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1971-05-16 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.129)
Service Time
Organizations
BAL [5] CIN [3] MON [3] SEA [3] CLE [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 12192 ... retro id: grimr101 ... mlbam id: 115171
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin48211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1073.57262663000161.115167641543673121.208.420.842.403.743.741.56.588
    1971MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1073.58262663000161.315167641543673121.208.440.842.403.743.741.56.588
    1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin48222Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1483.05302841221197.219473671850793001.238.830.822.283.603.321.58.636
    1972MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1483.06302841221197.719473671850793001.248.850.822.283.613.331.58.636
    1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin48233Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13103.23383681121242.124596872468904301.299.100.892.533.343.571.32.565
    1973MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13103.23383681121242.324596872468904301.299.110.892.533.353.571.32.565
    1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal39244Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18133.074039174111295.226711110126761589031.168.130.792.314.813.382.08.581
    1974MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18133.084039174111295.726711110126761589031.168.140.792.324.823.382.08.581
    1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal39255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10134.07353281130197.021095892947896111.309.591.322.154.074.341.89.435
    1975MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10134.07353281130197.021095892947896111.309.591.322.154.074.341.89.435
    1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal39,48266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf873.95281920590136.21436660835412011.309.420.532.302.704.351.17.533
    1976MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf873.96281920590136.71436660835412011.319.450.532.312.714.361.17.533
    1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal48277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14103.963434112000218.1230105962474532111.399.480.993.052.184.330.72.583
    1977MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14103.963434112000218.3230105962474532111.399.490.993.052.194.330.72.583
    1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon48288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf20113.053636193000263.0237103891767844221.168.110.582.292.873.521.25.645
    1978MLB Totals: MONbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf20113.053636193000263.0237103891767844221.168.110.582.292.873.521.25.645
    1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon48299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1095.35322720250151.1199102901841422131.5911.831.072.442.506.071.02.526
    1979MLB Totals: MONbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1095.36322720250151.3199102901841422131.5911.851.072.442.506.081.02.526
    1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon483010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf246.311170024041.1613129512111011.7713.281.092.612.406.750.92.333
    1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle483010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf456.7514112003074.210363561124182011.7012.421.332.892.177.590.75.444
    1980MLB Totals: MON-CLEbyYearMLB----302Log - Sp - Ext - Perf696.59251820270116.016494851636293021.7212.721.242.792.257.290.81.400
    1981Charleston CharliesILAAAcle-3111---113.27440000022.0251080693001.4110.230.002.453.684.091.50.500
    1981Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----311---113.27440000022.0251080693001.4110.230.002.453.684.091.50.500
    1982Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-3212---108.71600026010.113111021013002.2311.321.748.710.879.580.101.000
    1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal483212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf125.2521000321060.0653535722182001.459.751.053.302.705.250.82.333
    1982Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA----321---108.91600026010.313111021013002.2811.581.788.910.899.800.101.000
    1982MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf125.2521000321060.0653535722182001.459.751.053.302.705.250.82.333
    1984Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAsea293413---100.0010001102.02000010001.009.000.000.004.500.000.001.000
    1984Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAA----341---100.0010001102.02000010001.009.000.000.004.500.002.001.000
    1985Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAsea-3514---0027.0010001101.02331221004.0018.009.0018.0018.0027.001.00.000
    1985Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAA----351---0027.0010001101.02331221004.0018.009.0018.0018.0027.001.00.000
    1986Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-3615---0010.5030002306.014871302002.8321.001.504.500.0012.000.00.000
    1986Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----361---0010.5030002306.014871302002.8321.001.504.500.0012.000.00.000
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)124993.813452957915175032,039.32105947863202559750409151.319.290.892.473.314.181.34.556
    National League Totals (6 yrs)69493.6317316039871321,057.010874724269728137317781.299.260.832.393.184.021.33.585
    American League Totals (6 yrs)55504.0017213540710371982.3101847543710527837723271.329.330.962.553.454.351.36.524
    Minor League Totals316.1315400611041.3563228421139001.8712.260.884.602.857.010.62.750
    Minor: AA Totals109.0020002203.04331231002.0012.003.006.009.009.001.501.000
    Minor: AAA Totals215.911340049038.3522925319108001.8612.280.714.492.366.850.53.667
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (5 yrs)51453.7815812438710341907.79154123819425435921261.299.080.932.523.564.091.41.531
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (3 yrs)37253.269490185342601.35902362185716123610421.258.830.852.413.533.531.47.597
    Montreal Expos Totals (3 yrs)32244.117970213490455.7497236208401201377361.369.830.792.372.714.671.14.571
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)456.7914112003074.710363561124182011.7112.491.332.912.187.640.75.444
    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 Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4821pL-S-E-P126513600010031606002.118.167.118.2856060.059.000.1715.0026.675.330.00.000.0
    1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4822pL-S-E-P2306658000100129011000.121.134.121.2557880.015.000.2161.2837.1829.000.00.000.0
    1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4823pL-S-E-P339823500010003708002.061.061.061.1229050.000.000.1110.0041.110.000.00.000.0
    1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon4828pL-S-E-P43690513100400220111101.144.170.156.326105141.033.012.1831.9019.0510.000.00.007.7
    1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon4829pL-S-E-P5325541120080001003000.200.200.236.43658132.036.036.2440.0017.240.000.00.0018.2
    1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon4830pL-S-E-P6119121000000400000.222.222.333.555931.111.111.4000.0044.440.000.00.0050.0
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)174353214540015006116139105.127.144.139.283400494.028.012.1891.5029.0019.330.00.008.9
    National League Totals (6 yrs)174353214540015006116139105.127.144.139.283400494.028.012.1891.5029.0019.330.00.008.9
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (3 yrs)951991119000300482025004.095.113.095.208228190.020.000.1621.7535.9620.500.00.000.0
    Montreal Expos Totals (3 yrs)7915410264001200234114101.169.184.195.379172304.039.026.2151.1619.7717.000.00.0015.4
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLB21P260161.15250030301.0001.200.1916.0100.09
    1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLB22P300197.23340037371.0001.200.1919.5100.08
    1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLB23P380242.111330344441.0001.200.1823.597.46
    1974Baltimore OriolesALMLB24P400295.2351215654.9641.400.1824.7100.03
    1975Baltimore OriolesALMLB25P350197.06330239391.0001.100.2022.0100.05
    1976Baltimore OriolesALMLB26P280136.2819102827.9641.000.2017.3100.04
    1977Baltimore OriolesALMLB27P340218.1852346360.9521.800.2821.1100.07
    1978Montreal ExposNLMLB28P360263.0953236462.9691.700.2422.2100.04
    1979Montreal ExposNLMLB29P320151.1327303330.9090.900.2020.0100.09
    1980Cleveland IndiansALMLB30P14074.2111101312.9230.900.168.8100.011
    1980Montreal ExposNLMLB30P11041.11800991.0000.800.226.8100.012
    1981Charleston CharliesILAAA31P400.00600661.0001.500.002.9100.014
    1982Rochester Red WingsILAAA32P600.00100111.0000.200.004.3100.013
    1982Baltimore OriolesALMLB32P21060.0211111413.9290.600.2213.0100.09
    1984Chattanooga LookoutsSouAA34P100.00100111.0001.000.000.7100.014
    1986Calgary CannonsPCLAAA36P300.00101111.0000.300.002.1100.019
    MLB Totals - (P)34502,036603571314430417.9701.200.200.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)13000801881.0000.600.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)1000100111.0001.000.000.00.00
    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
    1971MLB26----------
    1972MLB30----------
    1973MLB38----------
    1974MLB40----------
    1975MLB35----------
    1976MLB28----------
    1977MLB34----------
    1978MLB36----------
    1979MLB32----------
    1980MLB25----------
    1981Minor4----------
    1982MLB21----------
    1982Minor6----------
    1984Minor1----------
    1986Minor3----------
    Totals359----------