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Wayne GrossTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1973-1986 MLB Years: 1976-1986
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Drafted

Positions3B-927, 1B-157, DH-18, OF-5, P-1Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWayne Dale Gross
Height6-2Weight210BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 14,1952 [66.218]PlaceRiverside,California
High SchoolRiverside Poly (Riverside,CA)
CollegeCal Poly Pomona (Pomona,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 9th round (215th overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsPhil Pote
MLB DebutAugust 21,1976 [24.220]
OrganizationsOAK [12] BAL [2] Awards0
TBC Player ID12209Retrosheet IDgrosw001MLBAM ID115191
RelationshipsFather of Kyle Gross
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (3B) in 1977
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed42Power81Contact57XBH80RBIs65Runs42Hitting45Durability45Team.479Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1973Cal Poly PomonaCollegeJr3b215019226598263070191400000.307.370.464.8348916211.308.157.292.3779.006.640.742.8432.0027.12
1973LewistonNwstA--21829472011000000000.241.241.414.65512329.214.173.172.2910.000.000.003.4529.0042.86
1973BurlingtonMidwA-2156187274483436000000000.235.235.374.6097015187.219.139.139.2710.000.000.002.1446.7534.09
1973Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         642163151103537000000000.236.236.380.6168218216.218.144.144.2730.000.000.002.3143.2035.29
1974BirminghamSouAA-2210531636771221454000000000.244.244.427.67113528316.209.183.184.3020.000.000.004.4322.5736.36
1975BirminghamSouAA-23130435691212321971000000000.278.278.471.74920544435.245.193.193.3360.000.000.004.3722.8936.36
1976TucsonPCLAAA-24115395771283071975000000000.324.324.580.90422956395.290.256.256.4090.000.000.004.8120.7943.75
1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak10dh-1b241018040001002100000.222.300.222.5224020.235.000.111.25610.005.000.500.000.000.00
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak103b2514648566113211226354868453367.233.352.416.76820244582.238.183.363.34414.7814.430.983.7822.0538.94
1978Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAoak-3b2617562023503100114801000.411.529.6611.19037871.444.250.482.52419.7211.270.574.2318.6734.78
1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak103b26118285185710272302406354123.200.308.323.6319219335.231.123.256.29511.9418.811.582.0940.7133.33
1979Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak103b271384425499191145043726213398.224.332.367.69916234521.230.143.308.31413.8211.900.862.6931.5734.34
1980Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak103b2811336645103203146153443912692.281.355.467.82217137419.279.186.311.35910.509.310.893.3426.1435.92
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak103b2982243295071103121342824407.206.304.366.6708918287.191.160.305.31111.859.760.823.4824.3036.00
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak103b30129386439714094131535027304.251.342.358.70013823451.267.107.249.32211.7511.090.942.0042.8923.71
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak101b-3b311373393479180124435365234245.233.311.392.70313330384.242.159.260.3149.3813.541.443.1328.2537.97
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal143b32127342537491226412686911246.216.346.442.78815132414.206.226.421.35316.4316.671.015.3115.5543.24
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal143b33103217315180111811464801003.235.369.424.7939219264.253.189.401.36017.4218.181.044.1719.7337.25
1986Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-3b346218530479093500432400440.254.388.449.8378318232.244.195.427.36918.5310.340.563.8820.5638.30
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak113b3432000000001000000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.23533.330.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter11063125373727126912139624224824962029243445.233.337.395.73212342563680.239.162.317.00013.1013.481.033.2925.8335.21
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter493160326344789146928201573201440.279.303.481.7847711721665.251.202.237.0003.421.920.564.1423.2338.48
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1946361271984473112001573201440.311.366.549.91534982698.289.238.325.0008.174.580.564.4420.5241.41
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter23575110519835433125000000000.264.264.453.71734072751.230.189.189.0000.000.000.004.3922.7636.36
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter56187274483436000000000.235.235.374.6097015187.219.139.139.0000.000.000.002.1446.7534.09
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter829472011000000000.241.241.414.65512329.214.173.172.0000.000.000.003.4529.0042.86
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5019226598263070191400000.307.370.464.8348916211.308.157.292.0009.006.640.742.8432.0027.12
Oakland Athletics Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter876256628960210988831422193683791927223036.235.332.386.7189912053002.242.151.296.00012.2612.621.032.9329.1634.05
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2305598412517133822311411712249.224.355.435.79024351678.224.211.413.00016.8117.261.034.8716.9440.80
Average MLB - Per 162 games16245855106181185843717334457.233.337.395.73218137539.239.162.317.00013.1013.481.033.2925.8335.21
Average Minor - Per 162 games16252786147295239300191100110.279.303.481.78425357547.251.202.237.0003.421.920.564.1423.2338.48

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak10Rel31000.0010100102.02000100011.297.71--3.86--0.00-5.33
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100102.02000100011.297.71--3.86--0.00-2.57
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100102.02000100011.297.71--3.86--0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings000.009409400940220.018900094000941.297.71--3.86--0.00-2.57

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak241B3--271122928.9669.33------1030.01.9
1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24DH3---------------1030.01.9
1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24OF2--3---331.0001.50------1020.01.2
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak253B145--1262422726395368.9322.54------14699.390.1
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak251B1--1---111.0001.00------1460.70.6
1978Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak263B16--1632525348.9063.00------1794.111.5
1978Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak261B3--141--15151.0005.00------1717.62.2
1978Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak26OF1--2---221.0002.00------175.90.7
1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak263B106--721502022242222.9172.09------11889.865.4
1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak261B15--48-235048.9603.20------11812.79.3
1979Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak273B120--1202112019351331.9432.76------13887.074.1
1979Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak271B18--1291418144143.9937.94------13813.011.1
1979Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27OF2--3---331.0001.50------1381.41.2
1980Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak283B99--691301113210199.9482.01------11387.661.1
1980Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak281B10--566-362621.0006.20------1138.86.2
1980Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28DH1---------------1130.90.6
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak293B73--65127117203192.9462.63------8289.067.0
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak291B2--3-1-43.7501.50------822.41.8
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29DH1---------------821.20.9
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak303B108--113182925304295.9702.73------12983.766.7
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak301B16--907269997.9806.06------12912.49.9
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30DH1---------------1290.80.6
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak311B74--42621241449447.9966.04------13754.045.7
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak313B67--4792710146139.9522.07------13748.941.4
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31DH1---------------1370.70.6
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31P1-2-------------1370.70.6
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal323B117--642051813287269.9372.30------12792.172.2
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal321B3--5---551.0001.67------1272.41.9
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32DH1---------------1270.80.6
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal333B67--41981014149139.9332.07------10365.041.6
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33DH10---------------1039.76.2
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal331B9--404-144441.0004.89------1038.75.6
1986Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak343B8--1020323330.9093.75------6212.95.6
1986Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak341B3--611187.8752.33------624.82.1
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak343B1----1-1---------333.30.6
MLB Totals for 3B - 10 season(s)-   3B903--717143713414922882154.9412.39------9030.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 10 season(s)-   1B151--82553964887878.9905.81------1510.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH18---------------180.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF4--6---661.0001.50------40.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1-2-------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B24--2652848678.9073.25------240.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B6--202112322.9573.67------60.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24--3------23
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25--1--145-----
1978Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak26--3--16---1-
1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26--15--106-----
1979Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27--18--120---2-
1980Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28--10--99----1
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29--2--73----1
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30--16--108----1
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak311-74--67----1
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32--3--117----1
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33--9--67----10
1986Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak34--3--8-----
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34-----1-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Oakland AthleticsDiv SeriesMLB2925120013000000000.400.4001.0001.400515.250.600.6000.000.000.0020.005.0050.00
1981Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB2935000000000000000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs25120013000000000.400.4001.0001.400515.250.600.6000.000.000.0020.005.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs35000000000000000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1986-12-08Released by Athletics. 
1986-05-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1986-04-03Released by Orioles. 
1983-12-08TradeTraded by Athletics to Orioles for Tim Stoddard. 
* 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
1985Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll33483,333-2231463++370,78060,000483,333
1986Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll34450,000-2551264++386,34760,000933,333
* 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