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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Gary Nathaniel Matthews
Stat Years
1969-1987  [mlb] 1972-1987
Height/Weight
6-3 / 205
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (1876) ... DH (39)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
San Fernando (San Fernando,CA)
Colleges
Columbia State Community College (Columbia, Tennessee)
Draft
Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in Round #5 (#81 overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
George Genovese
MLB Debut
1972-09-06 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.063)
Service Time
Organizations
SFN [5] ATL [4] CHN [4] PHI [3] SEA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 14894 ... retro id: mattg001 ... mlbam id: 118433
Relations
Father of Gary Matthews
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1969DecaturMidwA----18of---1531743156112830000000000.322.322.546.8681749521.000.224.0000.000.000.0021.84.6037.5
    1970FresnoCalifA+----19of---2117380771061152374000000000.279.279.516.79538019639.000.237.0000.000.000.0016.56.0536.8
    1971AmarilloTexAA----20of---3142493821383761586000000000.280.280.471.75149323258.000.191.0000.000.000.0032.93.0442.0
    1972PhoenixPCLAAA----21of---413648010115027821108000000000.313.313.533.84648025656.000.220.0000.000.000.0022.94.3837.3
    1972San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3621ofL-S-E-P420621118114140171301121.290.357.532.88971336.339.242.3049.8618.311.8615.55.6333.3
    1973San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4422ofL-S-E-P514854074162221012581755883133712.300.367.444.81160524044.274.144.3359.5913.721.4345.01.9827.2
    1974San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3623ofL-S-E-P61545618716127616821197069322515.287.368.442.81063824849.283.155.30310.9710.820.9935.12.5130.4
    1975San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3624ofL-S-E-P71164256711922312581346553202513.280.377.431.80849418337.325.151.29613.1610.730.8235.42.4331.1
    1976San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3625ofL-S-E-P8156587791642842084125759412638.279.359.443.80267126052.303.164.30111.1814.011.2529.42.9831.7
    1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3626ofL-S-E-P91485558915725517642286790221313.283.362.438.80062724347.301.155.31210.6914.351.3432.72.7129.9
    1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3627ofL-S-E-P10129474751352051862876192214216.285.366.462.82854221943.308.177.31811.2516.971.5126.33.3231.9
    1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3628ofL-S-E-P11156631971923452790186607501356.304.363.502.86569531766.312.198.3108.6310.791.2523.43.8834.4
    1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3629ofL-S-E-P121555717915917319751134293015216.278.325.419.74461923939.228.141.3026.7915.022.2130.03.0724.5
    1981Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3430ofL-S-E-P1310135962108213967152594231628.301.398.451.84942816233.351.150.31513.799.810.7139.92.1030.6
    1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3431ofL-S-E-P141626168917331119832146687206123.281.349.427.77669026351.281.146.2989.5712.611.3232.42.7529.5
    1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3432ofL-S-E-P15132446661151821050139698104738.258.352.374.72652616730.280.116.29013.1215.401.1744.61.9026.1
    1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3633ofL-S-E-P161474911011432121482178103973110210.291.410.428.83860821037.365.137.33116.9415.950.9435.12.3025.9
    1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3634ofL-S-E-P17972984570120134020596420328.235.362.406.76836212125.376.171.25416.3017.681.0822.93.5935.7
    1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3635ofL-S-E-P1812337049961612146326059002115.259.361.478.83943217738.384.219.25713.8913.660.9817.64.8639.6
    1987Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3636ofL-S-E-P19444231130080041100011.262.326.333.65946143.167.071.3558.7023.912.750.00.0027.3
    1987Seattle MarinersALMLBsea3636dhL-S-E-P194511910281031501152200106.235.319.319.638135384.202.084.26311.1116.301.4739.72.2214.3
    MLB Totals (17 yrs)20337147108320113195123497818374940112521196246179.281.364.439.80381893134604.304.158.30411.4813.741.2030.52.8630.0
    National League Totals (16 yrs)19887028107319833185123196318373925110321196146173.282.365.441.80680543096600.306.159.30411.4813.701.1930.42.8730.3
    American League Totals (1 yrs)4511910281031501152200106.235.319.319.638135384.202.084.26311.1116.301.4739.72.2214.3
    Minor League Totals4481527291450862167298000000000.295.295.510.8051527779174.215.215.2620.000.000.0022.84.3938.7
    Minor: A Totals531743156112830000000000.322.322.546.8681749521.224.224.2890.000.000.0021.84.6037.5
    Minor: A+ Totals117380771061152374000000000.279.279.516.79538019639.237.237.2320.000.000.0016.56.0536.8
    Minor: AA Totals142493821383761586000000000.280.280.471.75149323258.191.191.2570.000.000.0032.93.0442.0
    Minor: AAA Totals13648010115027821108000000000.313.313.533.84648025656.221.220.2810.000.000.0022.94.3837.3
    San Francisco Giants Totals (5 yrs)59421753186241002464296532427531278142249.287.367.443.8102479964188.296.156.30911.0912.591.1334.02.5830.1
    Atlanta Braves Totals (4 yrs)5882231340643961881291592423035045131251.288.354.456.81024831018195.287.168.3109.2614.101.5227.53.2630.3
    Chicago Cubs Totals (4 yrs)41112011983205234817622102262315115634.266.381.435.8161448522103.366.169.29015.6115.951.0225.03.3132.2
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (3 yrs)39514212173967063820049151942105519639.279.363.417.7801644592114.298.138.30011.8012.771.0837.42.3128.8
    Seattle Mariners Totals (1 yrs)4511910281031501152200106.235.319.319.638135384.202.084.26311.1116.301.4739.72.2214.3
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1972San Francisco GiantsNLMLB21OF190153.1340103534.9711.800.2212.395.06
    1973San Francisco GiantsNLMLB22OF14501,245.02771150293288.9832.000.2389.598.02
    1974San Francisco GiantsNLMLB23OF15100.0281992299290.9701.900.0093.298.11
    1975San Francisco GiantsNLMLB24OF11300.02251182244236.9672.100.0070.297.43
    1976San Francisco GiantsNLMLB25OF15600.0265870280273.9751.800.0096.3100.01
    1977Atlanta BravesNLMLB26OF14500.026211101283273.9651.900.0089.598.02
    1978Atlanta BravesNLMLB27OF12700.02381080256248.9692.000.0078.498.43
    1979Atlanta BravesNLMLB28OF15600.02921284312304.9741.900.0097.5100.01
    1980Atlanta BravesNLMLB29OF14300.02588110277266.9601.900.0088.892.32
    1981Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB30OF10000.01701171188181.9631.800.0093.599.01
    1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB31OF16200.026814102292282.9661.700.00100.0100.01
    1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB32OF12200.01741152190185.9741.500.0075.392.41
    1984Chicago CubsNLMLB33OF14500.02247110242231.9551.600.0090.198.61
    1985Chicago CubsNLMLB34OF8500.0119732129126.9771.500.0052.887.63
    1986Chicago CubsNLMLB35OF10500.0137591151142.9401.400.0065.685.42
    1987Chicago CubsNLMLB36OF200.02000221.0001.000.001.24.59
    1987Seattle MarinersALMLB36DH3900.0000000.0000.000.0024.186.72
    MLB Totals - (OF)187601,39832261351121734733361.9681.802.400.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)3900000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    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 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
    1972MLB---------19-
    1973MLB---------145-
    1974MLB---------151-
    1975MLB---------113-
    1976MLB---------156-
    1977MLB---------145-
    1978MLB---------127-
    1979MLB---------156-
    1980MLB---------143-
    1981MLB---------100-
    1982MLB---------162-
    1983MLB---------122-
    1984MLB---------145-
    1985MLB---------85-
    1986MLB---------105-
    1987MLB---------239
    Totals---------187639