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Greg GrossTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1970-1989 MLB Years: 1973-1989
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Drafted
World Series Champion

PositionsOF-1213, 1B-74, P-2Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGregory Eugene Gross
Height5-11Weight175BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 1,1952 [66.019]PlaceYork,Pennsylvania
High SchoolRed Land (Lewisberry,PA)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 4th round (80th overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsEarl Rapp
MLB DebutSeptember 5,1973 [21.035]
OrganizationsPHI [10] HOU [8] CHN [2] Awards0Awards Voting1-7
TBC Player ID12205Retrosheet IDgrosg001MLBAM ID115188
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1974
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed48Power24Contact95XBH26RBIs29Runs29Hitting68Durability53Team.494Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970CovingtonAppRk-1754211407483227000000000.351.351.445.7969413211.344.094.095.3550.000.000.000.95105.5017.57
1971ColumbusSouAA-1813249457144144233000000000.291.291.348.63917220494.289.057.057.2890.000.000.000.40247.0013.89
1972ColumbusSouAA-1910136755111142025000000000.302.302.351.65312916367.302.049.049.2970.000.000.000.000.0014.41
1972Oklahoma CityAmerAAA-192810915274008000000000.248.248.284.532314109.248.036.037.2420.000.000.000.000.0014.81
1972Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12947670138182033000000000.290.290.336.62616020476.290.046.046.2840.000.000.000.000.0014.49
1973DenverAmerAAA-2013152898174256055000000000.330.330.400.73021131528.330.070.070.3280.000.000.000.000.0017.82
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21of201439592101214400002.231.302.333.63513343.257.102.231.2939.309.301.000.000.0033.33
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21of211565897818521803612207639191413.314.393.377.77022229676.336.063.178.35811.245.770.510.000.0015.68
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21of22132483671421410041226337093111.294.373.364.73717624558.316.070.201.34411.296.630.590.000.0016.90
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21of231284265212212302726643905638.286.375.329.70414015501.310.043.183.33212.777.780.610.000.0012.30
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21of24115239437710453201331903546.322.397.460.85711019280.327.138.272.37611.796.790.581.7947.8024.68
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21of25124347349212713931331903756.265.323.349.67212120390.272.084.184.3018.464.870.580.26347.0021.74
1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23of261111742158630155229500343.333.422.402.824709206.337.069.253.37014.082.430.170.000.0015.52
1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23of271271541937720121124713014.240.346.312.658489182.252.072.227.30813.193.850.290.000.0024.32
1981Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23of2883102142361072215500244.225.319.304.623317119.232.079.225.27912.614.200.330.000.0030.43
1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21of291191341440400104319802036.299.386.328.714444155.317.029.179.32712.265.160.420.000.0010.00
1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21of30136245257412302935341611346.302.385.376.7619215284.319.074.204.34311.975.630.470.000.0020.27
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21of-1b3111220219659101610241110234.322.393.376.7697610229.337.054.178.34910.484.800.460.000.0015.38
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21of32931692144520141032902215.260.374.314.688537205.272.054.249.32115.614.390.280.000.0015.91
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21of33871011125500810211111174.248.379.297.676305125.275.049.267.30016.808.800.520.000.0020.00
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi46of3411413314384111200251211342.286.395.353.748476163.301.067.256.33415.347.360.480.61133.0015.79
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21of3598133102710050016310113.203.291.211.502281151.206.008.128.24010.601.990.190.000.003.70
1989Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-of3621727180105016800000.250.308.278.58620178.281.028.097.2747.6910.261.330.000.005.56
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou6of36607521500040011611023.200.310.200.51015088.217.000.147.24412.506.820.550.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter1809374544910731304673083944523250840395190.287.372.351.72313161834355.302.064.203.00012.015.740.480.16535.0017.05
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter467178127254865164153016800000.308.310.369.679657851787.308.061.064.0000.340.451.330.22445.2515.51
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter180709120219297068016800000.309.315.370.68526236715.312.061.068.0000.841.121.330.000.0016.44
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter233861112255286258000000000.296.296.350.64630136861.295.054.053.0000.000.000.000.23430.5014.12
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter54211407483227000000000.351.351.445.7969413211.344.094.095.0000.000.000.000.95105.5017.57
Houston Astros Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter4901612204473492201091829218125224101037.293.376.351.727566711866.316.058.186.00011.686.700.570.000.0015.01
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter1080154716843159131128181323987610173241.279.374.335.709519731819.291.056.215.00013.144.780.360.051,547.0016.94
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2395867716922116713266380612912.288.354.394.74823139670.294.106.220.0009.855.670.580.9097.6723.08
Average MLB - Per 162 games162335409612412834472214358.287.372.351.72311816390.302.064.203.00012.015.740.480.16535.0017.05
Average Minor - Per 162 games16261894190236153002300000.308.310.369.67922829620.308.061.064.0000.340.451.330.22445.2515.51

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21Rel33000.0010100100.21000120003.0013.50--13.5027.002.00-1.27
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou6Rel360018.0010100101.03220110004.0027.00--9.009.001.00-3.76
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter0010.8020200201.24220230003.6021.60--10.8016.201.50-0.00
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100100.21000120003.0013.50--13.5027.002.00--
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0018.0010100101.03220110004.0027.00--9.009.001.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings0010.802640264002640220.052826426402643960003.6021.60--10.8016.201.50-0.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou20OF9-78132--15151.0001.670.19-----1464.35.6
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21OF151--2961524313311.9942.06------15696.893.2
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22OF121--21614102240230.9581.90------13291.775.2
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23OF115--2081354226221.9781.92------12889.871.0
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24OF71--10931-113112.9911.58------11561.743.8
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25OF111--182641192188.9791.69------12489.568.5
1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26OF73--825228987.9781.19------11165.845.1
1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27OF91--685227573.9730.80------12771.756.2
1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi271B1--1---111.0001.00------1270.80.6
1981Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28OF55--487125655.9821.00------8366.351.4
1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29OF71--5531-5958.9830.82------11959.743.8
1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30OF110--10411-106105.9910.95------13680.967.9
1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi301B1--1---111.0001.00------1360.70.6
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31OF48--6721-7069.9861.44------11242.929.6
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi311B28--1281119140139.9934.96------11225.017.3
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32OF52--484--52521.0001.00------9355.932.1
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi321B8--184-122221.0002.75------938.64.9
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33OF27--321--33331.0001.22------8731.016.8
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi331B5--82--10101.0002.00------875.73.1
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33P1---------------871.10.6
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34OF50--331--34341.0000.68------11443.930.9
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi341B11--201-121211.0001.91------1149.66.8
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35OF37--221--23231.0000.62------9837.823.0
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi351B14--8661139392.9896.57------9814.38.7
1989Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou36OF9--111--12121.0001.33------2142.96.3
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou36OF12--13-1-1413.9291.08------6020.07.4
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou361B6--241-225251.0004.17------6010.03.7
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou36P1-1-------------601.70.6
MLB Totals for OF - 17 season(s)-   OF1204-78159683311717101679.9821.3921.53-----12040.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 8 season(s)-   1B74--28625226313311.9944.20------740.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P2-1-------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF9--111--12121.0001.33------90.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou20---------9-
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21---------151-
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22---------121-
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23---------115-
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24---------71-
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25---------111-
1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26---------73-
1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27--1------91-
1981Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28---------55-
1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29---------71-
1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30--1------110-
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31--28------48-
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32--8------52-
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi331-5------27-
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34--11------50-
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35--14------37-
1989Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou36---------9-
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou361-6------12-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB2744230001000000000.750.750.7501.500304.750.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1980Philadelphia PhilliesWorld SeriesMLB2742000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1981Philadelphia PhilliesDiv SeriesMLB2844000000000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1983Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB3045100000002200000.000.286.000.286007.000.000.40028.5728.571.000.000.000.00
1983Philadelphia PhilliesWorld SeriesMLB3026000000000000000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs44000000000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs89330001002200000.333.455.333.7883011.429.000.22218.1818.181.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs68000000000000000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1995New Haven RavensEastAAMinorcol42Hitting Coach1427963.5567.02Paul ZuvellaLost in Finals
1996New Haven RavensEastAAMinorcol43Hitting Coach1416675.46817.04Bill Hayes
1997Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol44Minor League Hitting Instructor1628379.5127.03Don Baylor
2001Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi48Bench Coach1628676.5312.02Larry Bowa
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi49Hitting Coach1618081.49721.53Larry Bowa-
2003Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi50Hitting Coach1628676.53115.03Larry Bowa-
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi51Hitting Coach1628676.53110.02Larry Bowa-
2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAMinorphi52Hitting Coach1446975.47913.06Gene Lamont
2005Batavia MuckdogsNYPLA-Minorphi52Hitting Coach753639.4809.00Manny Amador
2006Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+Minorphi53Hitting Coach1396772.48212.55Greg Legg-
2007Reading PhilliesEastAAMinorphi54Hitting Coach1417071.49611.55P.J. Forbes
2008Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAMinorphi55Hitting Coach1445589.38233.06Dave Huppert
2009Lehigh Valley IronpigsILAAAMinorphi56Hitting Coach1447173.49311.53Dave Huppert
2010Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAMinorphi57Hitting Coach1445886.40329.55Dave Huppert
2011Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi58Hitting Coach16210260.630--1Charlie ManuelLost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
2012Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi59Hitting Coach1628181.50017.03Charlie Manuel
2013Reno AcesPCLAAAMinorari60Hitting Coach1446084.41718.04None listed
2014Reno AcesPCLAAAMinorari61Hitting Coach1448163.563--1Phil NevinLost in Finals
2015Reno AcesPCLAAAMinorari62Hitting Coach1447074.48614.53Phil Nevin
2016Reno AcesPCLAAAMinorari63Hitting Coach1447668.5285.52Phil Nevin
2017Reno AcesPCLAAAMinorari64Hitting Coach1428062.563--1Jerry NarronLost in Semi-Finals
2018Reno AcesPCLAAAMinorari65Manager000.000--0 
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-04-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1979-12-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1979-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1979-02-23TradeTraded by Cubs with Dave Rader and Manny Trillo to Phillies for Henry Mack, Derek Botelho, Jerry Martin, Ted Sizemore and Barry Foote. 
1976-12-08TradeTraded by Astros to Cubs for Julio Gonzalez. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll32350,000-2951251370,78060,000350,000
1986Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll33375,000-2991158386,34760,000725,000
1987Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll34420,000-2281068++344,90660,0001,145,000
1988Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll35320,000-3081557392,10762,5001,465,000
1989Houston AstrosTeam Payroll3662,500-69132-429,80262,5001,527,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red