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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Gregory William Olson
Stat Years
1982-1996  [mlb] 1989-1993
Height/Weight
6-0 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (976) ... 3B (10)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
High School
Edina East (Edina,MN)
Colleges
University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Draft
Selected by the New York Mets in Round #7 (#163 overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Terry Ryan
MLB Debut
1989-06-27 - Boxscore  (Age: 28.294)
Service Time
Organizations
NYN [7] ATL [4] MIN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 16154 ... retro id: olsog002 ... mlbam id: 120003
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1982Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-21c---13291102410051112522010.264.362.275.637107251.143.011.27911.214.670.420.00.004.2
    1983Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-22c---210731856737002201543613700.230.337.252.589383807.189.022.25314.109.400.670.00.009.6
    1984Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-23c---37423427559002211301615250.235.322.274.596272649.167.039.25011.035.880.530.00.0016.4
    1985Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-24c---46921121577013213232013210.270.342.318.660240678.147.048.2929.588.330.87211.00.4214.0
    1986Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-25c---56419628395121600301613100.199.307.265.572231528.219.066.20712.996.930.5398.00.8720.5
    1986Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-25c---5195511181007105701100.327.377.345.72262191.127.018.3678.0611.291.400.00.005.6
    1987Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-26c---64712015348121500141302210.283.353.417.7701385011.250.134.29910.149.420.9360.01.4532.3
    1988Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-27c---7115344399219164800424241620.267.348.381.72939713126.235.114.28510.5810.581.0057.31.5128.3
    1989Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-28c---87924738588263832452733520.235.353.356.7093038816.308.121.23714.858.910.6041.21.9827.6
    1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin1128cL-S-E-P832010000000000000.500.500.5001.000210.000.000.5000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1990Richmond BravesILAAAatl-29c---937000000000000000.000.000.000.000700.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl1029cL-S-E-P9100298367812173611305121148.262.332.379.71133211320.218.117.2959.0415.361.7042.62.1125.6
    1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl1030cL-S-E-P101334114699250644114448324313.241.316.345.66146414231.212.104.2589.4810.341.0968.51.2931.3
    1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl1031cL-S-E-P1195302277214232721343111248.238.316.328.6443409919.205.090.25610.009.120.91100.70.8826.4
    1993Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl1032cL-S-E-P12832622359100424102927121011.225.304.309.6132958114.198.084.2379.839.150.9365.51.3623.7
    1994Minneapolis LoonsNcentIndy------33c---1365021002002100000.400.571.6001.171731.600.200.50028.5714.290.500.00.0050.0
    1995Minneapolis LoonsPrairieIndy------34c---1459111002002000000.111.273.222.4951121.333.111.00018.180.000.000.00.00100.0
    1996Southern Minny StarsPrairieIndy------35c---151014440024002000003.286.375.7141.08916102.571.428.16712.500.000.007.012.5050.0
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)414127513230961320131531371577681140.242.317.342.659143343684.209.100.2619.5610.961.1563.81.4027.2
    National League Totals (4 yrs)411127313230861320131531371577681140.242.317.342.659143143584.209.100.2619.5710.971.1563.71.4027.3
    American League Totals (1 yrs)32010000000000000.500.500.5001.000210.000.000.5000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals60918232454506551720578255182132326120.247.339.316.655214057687.208.069.26211.928.500.71107.20.7919.3
    Minor: Indy Totals2128572028006100003.250.382.536.91834154.500.286.20017.652.940.1714.05.8857.1
    Minor: A+ Totals13940966978002712664135710.237.342.257.5994901058.178.020.25913.478.370.620.00.008.2
    Minor: AA Totals20764176151211370248352311560.236.324.285.60974318325.176.049.25011.177.000.63213.70.4016.6
    Minor: AAA Totals263773103202364141084210689771450.261.350.373.72390728854.251.112.27511.699.810.8455.21.5426.7
    Atlanta Braves Totals (4 yrs)411127313230861320131531371577681140.242.317.342.659143143584.209.100.2619.5710.971.1563.71.4027.3
    Minnesota Twins Totals (1 yrs)32010000000000000.500.500.5001.000210.000.000.5000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1994Minneapolis LoonsNcentIndy------331---000.0010001101.02000000002.0018.000.000.000.000.000.00.000
    1994Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----331---000.0010001101.02000000002.0018.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
    1996Southern Minny StarsPrairieIndy------352---0010.1220002202.23332010001.1210.126.750.003.3710.120.00.000
    1996Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----351---0012.2720002202.73332010001.3612.278.180.004.0912.272.00.000
    Minor: Indy Totals008.4430003303.75332010001.5614.065.630.002.818.442.00.000
    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
    1982Lynchburg MetsCaroA+21C2500.01451240161157.9756.300.0018.478.12
    1982Lynchburg MetsCaroA+213B700.0414232018.9002.600.005.121.97
    1983Lynchburg MetsCaroA+22C10700.088182105973963.9909.000.0077.0100.01
    1984Jackson MetsTexAA23C7400.05115193571562.9847.600.0054.4100.01
    1985Jackson MetsTexAA24C6400.03535665415409.9866.400.0047.192.82
    1986Jackson MetsTexAA25C6400.034749410400396.9906.200.0047.4100.01
    1986Tidewater TidesILAAA25C1800.01041331120117.9756.500.0012.994.73
    1987Tidewater TidesILAAA26C3900.02191231234231.9875.900.0027.983.01
    1988Tidewater TidesILAAA27C11000.06006475671664.9906.000.0078.095.71
    1989Portland BeaversPCLAAA28C7000.04392944472468.9926.700.0048.688.61
    1989Portland BeaversPCLAAA283B200.0131054.8002.000.001.42.56
    1989Minnesota TwinsALMLB28C300.04000441.0001.300.001.9100.05
    1990Richmond BravesILAAA29C300.01720019191.0006.300.002.1100.05
    1990Atlanta BravesNLMLB29C9700.05014373551544.9875.600.0059.997.01
    1990Atlanta BravesNLMLB293B100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.06
    1991Atlanta BravesNLMLB30C12700.07214847773769.9956.100.0078.495.51
    1992Atlanta BravesNLMLB31C9400.05224318566565.9986.000.0058.098.91
    1993Atlanta BravesNLMLB32C8100.04453566486480.9885.900.0050.097.62
    MLB Totals - (C)402002193169182423802362.9925.900.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (C)240001379120171115161499.9896.200.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)200131054.8002.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (C)202001211156191813861367.9866.800.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (C)1320010269414511341120.9888.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (3B)700414232018.9002.600.000.00.00
    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
    1982Minor-25--7------
    1983Minor-107---------
    1984Minor-74---------
    1985Minor-64---------
    1986Minor-82---------
    1987Minor-39---------
    1988Minor-110---------
    1989MLB-3---------
    1989Minor-70--2------
    1990MLB-97--1------
    1990Minor-3---------
    1991MLB-127---------
    1992MLB-94---------
    1993MLB-81---------
    Totals-976--10------