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Larry GuraTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1969-1985 MLB Years: 1970-1985
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Drafted

PositionsP-413, DH-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLawrence Cyril Gura
Height6-1Weight185BatsBothThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 26,1947 [71.015]PlaceJoliet,Illinois
High SchoolJoliet East (Joliet,IL)
CollegeArizona State University (Tempe,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (40th overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 30,1970 [22.156]
OrganizationsKCA [10] CHN [6] NYA [2] TEX [1] Awards2Awards Voting4-11
TBC Player ID12260Retrosheet IDgural001MLBAM ID115255
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Kansas City Royals in 1981,1983 ... Inducted into the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame in 1992
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts26Walks74Hittable52SO/BB51vsPower52Hitting5Durability48Team.537Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1969Arizona State UniversityWACNCAA-1S/R211921.012319415000169.011528190251960000.836.12--1.3310.447.84.905-
1969nullAAA--Rel21483.1716016000088.0793931024470001.178.08--2.454.811.96.333-
1970nullAAA--Rel22343.9810010000061.0553227017320001.188.11--2.514.721.88.429-
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40Rel22133.79203171010138.0351816623210001.538.291.425.454.970.91.2505.40
1971nullAAA--Rel231183.55300300000190.019993750501400001.319.43--2.376.632.80.579-
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40Rel23006.0060600213.06320121002.3318.00--3.006.002.00-2.12
1972nullAAA--Rel241143.67260260000130.012760530381090001.278.79--2.637.552.87.733-
1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40Rel24003.65707002012.0115533131001.148.032.192.199.494.33-4.18
1973nullAAA--Rel25124.65505000031.0381816011290001.5811.03--3.198.422.64.333-
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40S/R25244.8721714006064.27939351011431001.3910.991.391.535.983.91.3333.76
1974nullAAA--Rel26113.10707000029.034141009250001.4810.55--2.797.762.78.500-
1974nullAAA--Rel26772.14170170000118.0893228019970000.926.79--1.457.405.11.500-
1974Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0882.33240240000147.012346380281220001.037.53--1.717.474.36.500-
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya39ST26512.41880420056.0541715212170001.188.680.321.932.731.42.8333.08
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya39S/R27783.51262065030151.017365591341650001.4110.290.772.443.871.59.4673.66
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37Rel28402.3020218117162.2472016420222001.076.750.572.873.161.101.0003.72
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37R/CL29853.1352646112410106.01084337828464101.289.140.682.373.891.64.6153.64
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32ST301642.72352698210221.218373671360811101.107.430.532.443.291.35.8003.43
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32ST3113124.47393367110233.22261371162973855101.288.701.122.813.271.16.5204.56
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32ST3218102.953636016400283.02721079320761132001.238.640.642.413.591.49.6433.68
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32ST331182.722323012200172.013961521135613001.017.260.571.833.191.74.5793.33
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32ST3418124.03373708300248.02511241113164986001.279.111.132.323.561.53.6004.33
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32ST3511184.90343135010200.02201191092376570001.489.881.033.412.560.75.3794.82
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32S/R361295.18312563010168.2175102972667680001.439.341.393.583.631.01.5715.16
1985Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-ST37732.5410100000071.069242048451001.088.750.511.015.705.63.700-
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32Rel370012.4630300214.07661421002.5414.542.088.314.150.50-7.53
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32S/R37038.41541000020.03419194670001.9715.051.772.663.101.17.0005.44
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter126973.76403261142711660142042.0202095885520460080127301.288.880.902.643.521.34.5651.39
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter45373.26121101110000718.069031226041765241001.218.650.052.216.572.98.549-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter45373.26121101110000718.069031226041765241001.218.650.052.216.572.98.549-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1921.012319415000169.011528190251960000.836.12--1.3310.447.84.905-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter111783.7231021991611437121698.1162879270416650363324301.258.610.882.663.351.26.587-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3105.0159144510202137.016584772344863001.5110.731.502.865.601.95.231-
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1293.21342869230207.022782741553820001.359.850.652.303.561.55.571-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14103.764328158262220.0217103922264863001.288.880.902.643.521.34.5831.39
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14113.26373340000220.021196801541610001.218.650.052.216.572.98.560-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40p222010000000000501000.000.000.000.0000011.000.000.000.0000.0045.450.000.000.000.00
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40p2361000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40p2471000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40p252215130001001502000.200.250.200.4503018.300.000.067.2165.5627.785.000.000.000.00
1985Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-p371010030002000401000.300.300.300.6003011.500.000.000.2700.0036.360.000.000.000.00
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32p3756000000001400000.000.143.000.143007.000.000.167.10014.2957.144.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter60331300010021503000.091.143.091.2343038.167.000.061.0005.2639.477.500.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1010030002000401000.300.300.300.6003011.500.000.000.0000.0036.360.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1010030002000401000.300.300.300.6003011.500.000.000.0000.0036.360.000.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter60331300010021503000.091.143.091.2343038.167.000.061.0005.2639.477.500.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162893800030054108000.091.143.091.23480103.167.000.061.0005.2639.477.500.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1621620490003200065016000.300.300.300.600490178.500.000.000.0000.0036.360.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22P20-3816-1771.0000.350.18-----20100.012.3
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23P6-3-------------6100.03.7
1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24P7-12-3--331.0000.430.25-10.0-7100.04.5
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25P21-64713--20201.0000.950.312340.012295.513.0
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya26P8-5648--12121.0001.500.21-----8100.04.9
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya27P26-151821-229291.0001.120.19-----26100.016.3
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28P20-62412-216161.0000.800.26-----20100.012.3
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29P52-106618212624.9230.460.23-----52100.032.1
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30P35-2211344125857.9831.630.26-----35100.021.6
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31P39-2331538255553.9641.360.23-----39100.024.1
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32P36-283950-359591.0001.640.21-----36100.022.2
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33P23-172930-439391.0001.700.23-----23100.022.3
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34P37-248750265957.9661.540.23-----37100.022.8
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35P34-2001242-554541.0001.590.27-----34100.021.0
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35DH1---------------342.90.6
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36P31-168630-136361.0001.160.21-----31100.019.1
1985Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn37P10--6132-2119.9051.90------10100.07.1
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn37P5-2044--881.0001.600.40-----5100.03.1
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37P3-42---221.0000.670.50-----3100.01.9
MLB Totals for P - 16 season(s)-   P403-2041107369732483476.9861.180.232433.314030.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P10--6132-2119.9051.90------100.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2220----------
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn236----------
1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn247----------
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2521----------
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya268----------
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya2726----------
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2820----------
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2952----------
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3035----------
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3139----------
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3236----------
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3323----------
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3437----------
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3534---------1
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3631----------
1985Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn3710----------
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn375----------
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca373----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1976Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB28014.2220010.21851401.8615.190.000.843.374.000.00.000
1977Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB290118.002002.0741204.0031.500.004.509.002.000.00.000
1978Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB30102.841006.1822201.6411.370.002.842.841.000.001.000
1980Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB32102.001109.01021401.2210.000.001.004.004.000.001.000
1980Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB32002.1920012.1833400.915.840.002.192.921.330.00.000
1981Kansas City RoyalsDiv SeriesMLB330120.251001.1733309.0947.250.0020.2520.251.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs0120.2510100001.3703033007.5047.250.0020.2520.251.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs224.18606100028.0430130512001.7113.820.001.613.862.400.00.500
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs002.19202000012.3803034000.895.840.002.192.921.330.00.000

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1980AL Pitcher of the Month (July)1
1981AL Pitcher of the Month (September)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-08-14Released by Cubs. 
1985-05-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1985-05-18Released by Royals. 
1978-11-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1978-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1976-05-16TradeTraded by Yankees to Royals for Fran Healy. 
1974-05-07TradeTraded by Rangers with Cash to Yankees for Duke Sims. 
1973-11-14TradeTraded by Cubs to Rangers for Mike Paul. 
* 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
1985Chicago CubsTeam Payroll3760,000-51632-370,78060,00060,000
1985Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll3760,000-51627-370,78060,00060,000
* 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