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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Wayne Dale Gross
Stat Years
1973-1986  [mlb] 1976-1986
Height/Weight
6-2 / 210
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
3B (927) ... 1B (157) ... DH (18) ... OF (5) ... P (1)
Draft Position
1B
Born Date/Place
High School
Riverside Poly (Riverside,CA)
Colleges
Cal Poly Pomona (Pomona, California)
Draft
Selected by the Oakland Athletics in Round #9 (#215 overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Phil Pote
MLB Debut
1976-08-21 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.220)
Service Time
Organizations
OAK [9] BAL [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 12209 ... retro id: grosw001 ... mlbam id: 115191
Relations
Father of Kyle Gross
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1973LewistonNwstA-----213b---1829472011000000000.241.241.414.65529123.000.173.0000.000.000.0029.03.4542.9
    1973BurlingtonMidwA----213b---156187274483436000000000.235.235.374.6091877015.000.139.0000.000.000.0046.82.1434.1
    1974BirminghamSouAA----223b---210531636771221454000000000.244.244.427.67131613528.000.183.0000.000.000.0022.64.4336.4
    1975BirminghamSouAA----233b---3130435691212321971000000000.278.278.471.74943520544.000.193.0000.000.000.0022.94.3736.4
    1976TucsonPCLAAA----243b---4115395771283071975000000000.324.324.580.90439522956.000.256.0000.000.000.0020.84.8143.8
    1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak1024dh-1bL-S-E-P41018040001002100000.222.300.222.5222040.111.000.23510.005.000.500.00.000.0
    1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak10253bL-S-E-P514648566113211226354868453367.233.352.416.76858220244.363.183.23814.7814.430.9822.03.7838.9
    1978Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAoak-263b---617562023503100114801000.411.529.6611.19071378.482.250.44419.7211.270.5718.74.2334.8
    1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak10263bL-S-E-P6118285185710272302406354123.200.308.323.6313359219.256.123.23111.9418.811.5840.72.0933.3
    1979Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak10273bL-S-E-P71384425499191145043726213398.224.332.367.69952116234.308.143.23013.8211.900.8631.62.6934.3
    1980Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak10283bL-S-E-P811336645103203146153443912692.281.355.467.82241917137.311.186.27910.509.310.8926.13.3435.9
    1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak10293bL-S-E-P982243295071103121342824407.206.304.366.6702878918.305.160.19111.859.760.8224.33.4836.0
    1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak10303bL-S-E-P10129386439714094131535027304.251.342.358.70045113823.249.107.26711.7511.090.9442.92.0023.7
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak10311b-3bL-S-E-P111373393479180124435365234245.233.311.392.70338413330.260.159.2429.3813.541.4428.23.1338.0
    1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal14323bL-S-E-P12127342537491226412686911246.216.346.442.78841415132.421.226.20616.4316.671.0115.65.3143.2
    1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal14333bL-S-E-P13103217315180111811464801003.235.369.424.7932649219.401.189.25317.4218.181.0419.74.1737.2
    1986Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-343b---146218530479093500432400440.254.388.449.8372328318.427.195.24418.5310.340.5620.63.8838.3
    1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak11343bL-S-E-P1432000000001000000.000.333.000.333300.500.000.00033.330.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)11063125373727126912139624224824962029243445.233.337.395.73236801234256.317.162.23913.1013.481.0325.83.2935.2
    American League Totals (11 yrs)11063125373727126912139624224824962029243445.233.337.395.73236801234256.317.162.23913.1013.481.0325.83.2935.2
    Minor League Totals493160326344789146928201573201440.279.303.481.7841665771172.237.202.2513.421.920.5623.24.1438.5
    Minor: A- Totals829472011000000000.241.241.414.65529123.172.173.2140.000.000.0029.03.4542.9
    Minor: A Totals56187274483436000000000.235.235.374.6091877015.139.139.2190.000.000.0046.82.1434.1
    Minor: AA Totals23575110519835433125000000000.264.264.453.71775134072.189.189.2300.000.000.0022.84.3936.4
    Minor: AAA Totals1946361271984473112001573201440.311.366.549.91569834982.325.238.2898.174.580.5620.54.4441.4
    Oakland Athletics Totals (9 yrs)876256628960210988831422193683791927223036.235.332.386.7183002991205.296.151.24212.2612.621.0329.22.9334.0
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (2 yrs)2305598412517133822311411712249.224.355.435.79067824351.413.211.22416.8117.261.0316.94.8740.8
    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
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak10311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0010001102.12000100011.297.710.003.860.000.000.00.000
    1983MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0010001102.32000100011.438.570.004.290.000.000.00.000
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)000.0010001102.32000100011.438.570.004.290.000.000.00.000
    American League Totals (1 yrs)000.0010001102.32000100011.438.570.004.290.000.000.00.000
    Oakland Athletics Totals (1 yrs)000.0010001102.32000100011.438.570.004.290.000.000.00.000
    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
    1976Oakland AthleticsALMLB241B300.0271122928.9669.300.001.930.05
    1976Oakland AthleticsALMLB24OF200.03000331.0001.500.001.220.012
    1976Oakland AthleticsALMLB24DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.930.010
    1977Oakland AthleticsALMLB251B100.01000111.0001.000.000.60.79
    1977Oakland AthleticsALMLB253B14500.01262422726395368.9322.500.0090.199.31
    1978Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAA261B300.01410015151.0005.000.002.217.66
    1978Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAA263B1600.01632525348.9063.000.0011.594.14
    1978Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAA26OF100.02000221.0002.000.000.75.98
    1978Oakland AthleticsALMLB261B1500.0480235048.9603.200.009.312.73
    1978Oakland AthleticsALMLB263B10600.0721502022242222.9172.100.0065.489.81
    1979Oakland AthleticsALMLB271B1800.01291418144143.9937.900.0011.113.03
    1979Oakland AthleticsALMLB273B12000.01202112019351331.9432.800.0074.187.01
    1979Oakland AthleticsALMLB27OF200.03000331.0001.500.001.21.412
    1980Oakland AthleticsALMLB281B1000.05660362621.0006.200.006.28.84
    1980Oakland AthleticsALMLB283B9900.0691301113210199.9482.000.0061.187.61
    1980Oakland AthleticsALMLB28DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.910
    1981Oakland AthleticsALMLB291B200.0301043.7501.500.001.82.46
    1981Oakland AthleticsALMLB293B7300.065127117203192.9462.600.0067.089.01
    1981Oakland AthleticsALMLB29DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.91.210
    1982Oakland AthleticsALMLB301B1600.0907269997.9806.100.009.912.45
    1982Oakland AthleticsALMLB303B10800.0113182925304295.9702.700.0066.783.71
    1982Oakland AthleticsALMLB30DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.89
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLB311B7400.042621241449447.9966.000.0045.754.01
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLB313B6700.04792710146139.9522.100.0041.448.92
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLB31P102.1000000.0000.000.000.60.721
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLB31DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.715
    1984Baltimore OriolesALMLB321B300.05000551.0001.700.001.92.42
    1984Baltimore OriolesALMLB323B11700.0642051813287269.9372.300.0072.292.11
    1984Baltimore OriolesALMLB32DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.810
    1985Baltimore OriolesALMLB331B900.04040144441.0004.900.005.68.72
    1985Baltimore OriolesALMLB333B6700.041981014149139.9332.100.0041.665.02
    1985Baltimore OriolesALMLB33DH1000.0000000.0000.000.006.29.75
    1986Tacoma TigersPCLAAA341B300.0611187.8752.300.002.14.83
    1986Tacoma TigersPCLAAA343B800.01020323330.9093.800.005.612.94
    1986Oakland AthleticsALMLB343B100.0001010.0000.000.000.633.36
    MLB Totals - (1B)1510082553964887878.9905.800.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)90300717143713414922882154.9412.400.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)4006000661.0001.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)102000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)1800000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)600202112322.9573.700.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)24002652848678.9073.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)1002000221.0002.000.000.00.00
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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
    1976MLB--3------23
    1977MLB--1-145------
    1978MLB--15-106------
    1978Minor--3-16----1-
    1979MLB--18-120----2-
    1980MLB--10-99-----1
    1981MLB--2-73-----1
    1982MLB--16-108-----1
    1983MLB1-74-67-----1
    1984MLB--3-117-----1
    1985MLB--9-67-----10
    1986MLB----1------
    1986Minor--3-8------
    Totals1-157-927----518