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Ross GrimsleyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1971-1986 MLB Years: 1971-1982
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Drafted

PositionsP-359Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRoss Albert Grimsley II
Height6-3Weight200BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJanuary 7,1950 [68.287]PlaceTopeka,Kansas
High SchoolFrayser (Memphis,TN)
CollegeJackson State Community College (Jackon,TN)

DraftedSelected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 1st round (17th overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 8th round (174th overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutMay 16,1971 [21.129]
OrganizationsBAL [5] CIN [3] MON [3] SEA [3] CLE [2] Awards1Awards Voting1-7
TBC Player ID12192Retrosheet IDgrimr101MLBAM ID115171
RelationshipsSon of Ross Grimsley
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Player Notes:   First player ever drafted out of Jackson State Community College in 1969 ... Topps All-Star Rookie (LHP) in 1971
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts12Walks80Hittable36SO/BB41vsPower36Hitting15Durability60Team.535Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin48ST211073.57262606300161.015167641543673101.208.420.842.403.741.56.5883.63
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin48ST221483.05302824121197.219473671850793001.238.830.822.283.601.58.6363.54
1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin48ST2313103.23383628111242.024596872468904301.299.100.892.533.341.32.5653.95
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal39ST2418133.074039117411295.226711110126761589001.168.130.792.314.812.08.5813.42
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal39ST2510134.07353238110197.021095892947896101.309.591.322.154.071.89.4354.31
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal39,48S/R26873.95281992050136.21436660835412001.309.420.532.302.701.17.5333.56
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal48ST2714103.963434011200218.0230105962474532101.399.480.993.052.180.72.5834.70
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon48ST2820113.053636019300263.0237103891767844201.168.110.582.292.871.25.6453.55
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon48ST291095.35322752020151.0199102901841422101.5911.831.072.442.501.02.5264.54
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon48S/R30246.311174002041.0613129512111001.7713.281.092.612.400.92.3334.66
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48S/R30456.7514113200074.210363561124182001.7012.421.332.892.170.75.4445.15
1981Charleston CharliesILAAAcle-ST31113.27440000022.0251080693001.4110.23--2.453.681.50.500-
1982Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-Rel32108.71606002010.013111021013002.2311.321.748.710.870.101.000-
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal48Rel32125.2521021003060.0653535722182001.459.751.053.302.700.82.3334.73
1984Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAsea29Rel34100.0010100102.02000010001.009.00----4.500.001.000-
1985Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAsea-Rel350027.0010100101.02331221004.0018.009.0018.0018.001.00--
1986Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-Rel360010.5030300206.014871302002.8321.001.504.50--0.00--
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter124993.813452955079151732036.1210594786320255975040901.319.290.892.473.311.34.5561.37
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter316.1015411006041.0563228421139001.8612.190.874.572.830.62.750-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter215.871349004038.0522925319108001.8512.210.704.462.350.53.667-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter109.0020200203.04331231002.0012.003.006.009.001.501.000-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter51453.7815812434387101906.29154123819425435921201.299.070.932.523.561.41.531-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter37253.269490418532600.05902362185716123610401.258.830.852.413.531.47.597-
Montreal Expos Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter32244.117970921340455.2497236208401201377301.359.820.792.372.711.14.571-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter456.7514113200074.210363561124182001.7012.421.332.892.170.75.444-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13113.81373259220220.0227102932260814101.319.290.892.473.311.34.5421.37
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1656.1080215900320220.0298170149211126948001.8612.190.874.572.830.62.762-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin48p2126513600010031606002.118.167.118.2856060.171.000.059.1405.0026.675.330.000.000.00
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin48p22306658000100129011000.121.134.121.2558078.216.000.015.1191.2837.1829.000.000.000.00
1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin48p2339823500010003708002.061.061.061.1225090.111.000.000.0560.0041.110.000.000.000.00
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon48p283690513100400220111101.144.170.156.326141105.183.012.033.1531.9019.0510.000.000.007.69
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon48p29325541120080001003000.200.200.236.43613258.244.036.036.1950.0017.240.000.000.0018.18
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon48p30119121000000400000.222.222.333.555319.400.111.111.2450.0044.440.000.000.0050.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter174353214540015006116139105.127.144.139.283494400.189.012.028.0001.5029.0019.330.000.008.89
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter951991119000300482025004.095.113.095.208190228.162.000.020.0001.7535.9620.500.000.000.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter7915410264001200234114101.169.184.195.379304172.215.026.039.0001.1619.7717.000.000.0015.38
Average MLB - Per 162 games162329204240014006108136105.127.144.139.283464372.189.012.028.0001.5029.0019.330.000.008.89

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin21P26-161525--30301.0001.150.19-----26100.016.0
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22P30-197334--37371.0001.230.193633.3-30100.019.5
1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23P38-2421133-344441.0001.160.187653.813997.423.5
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24P40-295351215654.9641.350.18-----40100.024.7
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25P35-197633-239391.0001.110.20-----35100.022.0
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26P28-1368191-2827.9640.960.20-----28100.017.3
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27P34-218852346360.9521.760.28-----34100.021.1
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28P36-263953236462.9691.720.24-----36100.022.2
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29P32-1513273-3330.9090.940.20-----32100.020.0
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30P14-741111-1312.9230.860.16-----14100.08.8
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon30P11-4118--991.0000.820.22-----11100.06.8
1981Charleston Charlies ILAAAcle31P4---6--661.0001.50------4100.02.9
1982Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal32P6---1--111.0000.17------6100.04.3
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32P21-60211111413.9290.620.22-----21100.013.0
1984Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAsea34P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
1986Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea36P3---1-1111.0000.33------3100.02.1
MLB Totals for P - 11 season(s)-   P345-2035603571314430417.9701.210.20101245.513450.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P13---8-1881.0000.62------130.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2126----------
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2230----------
1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2338----------
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2440----------
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2535----------
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2628----------
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2734----------
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2836----------
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2932----------
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3014----------
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3011----------
1981Charleston Charlies ILAAAcle314----------
1982Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal326----------
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3221----------
1984Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAsea341----------
1986Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea363----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1972Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB22101.001109.0210500.222.000.000.005.0000.001.000
1972Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB22212.574007.0723201.439.000.003.862.570.670.00.667
1973Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB230112.272003.2752302.8117.180.004.917.361.500.00.000
1974Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB24001.692005.1112200.591.690.003.383.381.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs113.50505100018.010070410000.785.000.002.005.002.500.00.500
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs212.5740400007.0702032001.439.000.003.862.570.670.00.667

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1972Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB2214021001000100000.500.500.7501.250314.667.250.2500.0025.000.000.000.0050.00
1972Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB2242000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs14021001000100000.500.500.7501.250314.667.250.2500.0025.000.000.000.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs42000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1989Burlington BravesMidwAMinoratl39Pitching Coach1376077.43820.05Jim Saul
1992Calgary CannonsPCLAAAMinorsea42Pitching Coach1386078.43520.04Keith Bodie
1995Rochester Red WingsILAAAMinorbal45Pitching Coach1427369.514--1Marv FoleyLost in Semi-Finals
1996Rochester Red WingsILAAAMinorbal46Pitching Coach1417269.5115.52Marv FoleyLost in Finals
1998Reading PhilliesEastAAMinorphi48Pitching Coach1415685.39725.05Al LeBoeuf
1999Shreveport CaptainsTexAAMinorsfn49Pitching Coach1407169.5073.02Shane TurnerLost in Semi-Finals
2000Shreveport CaptainsTexAAMinorsfn50Pitching Coach1395881.41724.58Bill HayesLost in Semi-Finals
2001San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn51Minor League Pitching Coordinator1629072.5562.02Dusty Baker
2002Hagerstown SunsSALAMinorsfn52Pitching Coach1406377.45020.57Mike Ramsey
2003Norwich NavigatorsEastAAMinorsfn53Pitching Coach1416279.44016.56Shane Turner
2004Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAMinorsfn54Pitching Coach1446282.43117.04Fred Stanley
2005Augusta GreenJacketsSALAMinorsfn55Pitching Coach1367759.5662.02Roberto Kelly
2006Augusta GreenJacketsSALAMinorsfn56Pitching Coach1399247.662--1Roberto KellyLost in Finals
2007Augusta GreenJacketsSALAMinorsfn57Pitching Coach1408951.636--1Roberto KellyLost in Semi-Finals
2008Augusta GreenJacketsSALAMinorsfn58Pitching Coach1388850.638--1Andy SkeelsLeague Champions
2009Connecticut DefendersEastAAMinorsfn59Pitching Coach1428359.585--1Steve DeckerLost in Finals
2009Augusta GreenjacketsSALAMinorsfn59Pitching Coach1397663.547--1Dave Machemer
2010Richmond Flying SquirrelsEastAAMinorsfn60Pitching Coach1416873.48213.55Andy Skeels
2011Richmond Flying SquirrelsEastAAMinorsfn61Pitching Coach1427666.5354.02Dave MachemerLost in Finals
2012Richmond Flying SquirrelsEastAAMinorsfn62Pitching Coach1417071.49612.04Dave Machemer
2014Richmond Flying SquirrelsEastAAMinorsfn64Pitching Coach1427963.556--1Russ MormanLost in Finals
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1978NL Pitcher of the Month (April)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1951-08-30Purchased by White Sox from Dodgers. 
1950-12-04Selected by Dodgers from Cardinals in the minor league draft. 
* 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.