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Garry TempletonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1974-1991 MLB Years: 1976-1991
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1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsSS-1964, 1B-25, 3B-19, OF-2Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGarry Lewis Templeton
Height5-11Weight185BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 24,1956 [62.121]PlaceLockney,Texas
High SchoolValley (Santa Ana,CA)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 1st round (13th overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutAugust 9,1976 [20.138]
OrganizationsSDN [10] SLN [8] NYN [1] Awards2Awards Voting2-25
TBC Player ID18774Retrosheet IDtempg001MLBAM ID123182
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (SS) in 1976
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed76Power44Contact57XBH40RBIs47Runs56Hitting67Durability69Team.490Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974GCL CardinalsGCLRk-181871111910310000000000.268.268.408.67629471.235.140.141.3070.000.000.004.2323.6721.05
1974St. PetersburgFSLA+-1823953201002000000000.211.211.221.43221195.211.010.011.1980.000.000.000.000.005.00
1974Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         41166143920312000000000.235.235.301.536505166.221.066.066.2450.000.000.001.8155.3312.82
1975St. PetersburgFSLA+-1982349509278132000000000.264.264.338.60211816349.261.074.074.2720.000.000.000.29349.0017.39
1976TulsaTexAA-20106443651422415638000000000.321.321.483.80421445443.311.162.163.3640.000.000.001.3573.8331.69
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln19ss205321332628211711773312201.291.314.362.6767711225.337.071.122.3113.1114.674.710.44213.0017.74
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln1ss211536219420019188792824157012539.322.336.449.78527945644.350.127.158.3432.3310.874.671.2477.6322.50
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln1ss221556478218131132473411228712337.280.303.377.68024446675.319.097.167.3053.2612.893.950.30323.5025.41
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln1ss2315467210521132199622610189112348.314.331.458.78930860696.351.144.195.3462.5913.075.061.2974.6728.44
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln1ss241185048316119944331151843011613.319.342.417.75921032524.343.098.165.3363.448.212.390.76126.0019.88
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln1ss25803334796168133812145501234.288.315.393.70813125350.341.105.135.3174.0015.713.930.29333.0026.04
1982San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn1ss261415637613925866427162682165719.247.279.352.63119839601.277.105.171.2774.3313.643.151.0093.8328.06
1983San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn1ss27126460391212023401662157072716.263.294.335.62915425490.294.072.139.2784.2911.632.710.61153.3320.66
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn1ss28148493401271932358339811022310.258.312.320.63215824535.303.062.152.2727.2915.142.080.37246.5018.90
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn1ss29148546631543026551664188153245.282.332.377.70920638596.325.095.189.3036.8814.772.151.0191.0024.68
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn1ss301475104212621224410535861122112.247.296.308.60415725549.292.061.139.2586.3815.662.460.36255.0019.84
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn1ss311485104211313554814342921531115.222.281.296.57715123561.260.074.178.2527.4916.402.190.89102.0020.35
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn1ss321103623590157336822050073106.249.286.354.64012825392.279.105.177.2765.1012.762.500.77120.6727.78
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn1ss33142506431292636401323800431215.255.286.354.64017935536.291.099.140.2794.2914.933.481.1284.3327.13
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn1ss3414450545125253959142459084717.248.280.362.64218337541.263.114.156.2824.4410.912.461.6656.1129.60
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn13b3532575111116011900103.193.203.298.50117359.208.105.105.2211.6915.259.001.6957.0027.27
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn11ss-1b35802192050912203192904237.228.257.306.5636712234.253.078.128.2483.8512.393.220.85109.5024.00
1991Totals for NL-NL         1122762561102326321038043310.221.246.304.5508415293.244.083.123.2433.4112.973.801.0292.0024.59
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter20797721893209632910670728242129375109295746144167.271.304.369.67328475058208.307.098.160.0004.5713.302.910.85110.3024.09
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter22995812927333231082000000000.285.285.399.68438266958.277.114.114.0000.000.000.001.0495.8024.18
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter106443651422415638000000000.321.321.483.80421445443.311.162.163.0000.000.000.001.3573.8331.69
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1054445311288134000000000.252.252.313.56513917444.251.061.061.0000.000.000.000.23444.0015.18
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1871111910310000000000.268.268.408.67629471.235.140.141.0000.000.000.004.2323.6721.05
San Diego Padres Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter12864512430113519536434271014927268454328122118.252.293.339.63215312744860.286.087.160.0005.6014.072.510.88104.9324.14
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter713299044391112569252811387994379410161942.305.325.418.74312492193114.341.113.164.0003.0212.174.030.80119.6024.04
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter802192050912203192904237.228.257.306.5636712234.253.078.128.0003.8512.393.220.85109.5024.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16260270163268557191029851441113.271.304.369.67322239640.307.098.160.0004.5713.302.910.85110.3024.09
Average Minor - Per 162 games162678911932316758000000000.285.285.399.68427047678.277.114.114.0000.000.000.001.0495.8024.18

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln20SS53--1111722441307283.9225.34------53100.032.7
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21SS151--2854533298770738.9584.89------15398.793.2
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22SS155--28552340108848808.9535.21------155100.095.7
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23SS150--29252534102851817.9605.45------15497.492.6
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24SS115--2234512985703674.9595.86------11897.571.0
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25SS76--1602721854450432.9605.68------8095.074.5
1982San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26SS136--2204222670668642.9614.72------14196.584.0
1983San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn27SS123--2193552466598574.9604.67------12697.675.9
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28SS146--2254072679658632.9604.33------14898.690.1
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29SS148--2454602396728705.9684.76------148100.091.4
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30SS144--2073582060585565.9663.92------14798.088.9
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31SS146--2534472077720700.9724.79------14898.690.1
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32SS105--1683161662500484.9684.61------11095.565.2
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn323B2--2---221.0001.00------1101.81.2
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33SS140--2324092074661641.9704.58------14298.686.4
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn34SS135--2143672674607581.9574.30------14493.883.3
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn35SS40--53104618163157.9633.93------8050.024.8
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn351B25--1521219165164.9946.56------8031.315.5
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn353B15--217122019.9501.27------3246.99.3
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn35OF2---------------802.51.2
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn353B2--28-110101.0005.00------802.51.2
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn35SS1--1---111.0001.00------323.10.6
MLB Totals for SS - 16 season(s)-   SS1964--33936041384116498189434.9614.80------19640.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B25--1521219165164.9946.56------250.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B19--625133231.9691.63------190.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2---------------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln20----53------
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21----151------
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22----155------
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23----150------
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24----115------
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25----76------
1982San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26----136------
1983San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn27----123------
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28----146------
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29----148------
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30----144------
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31----146------
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32----1052-----
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33----140------
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn34----135------
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn35--25-402---2-
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn35----115-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984San Diego PadresChamp. SeriesMLB28515251002102000000.333.412.400.8126117.333.067.26711.760.000.000.000.0020.00
1984San Diego PadresWorld SeriesMLB28519161000000300000.316.316.368.6847119.375.052.0530.0015.790.000.000.0016.67
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs515251002102000000.333.412.400.8126117.333.067.26711.760.000.000.000.0020.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs519161000000300000.316.316.368.6847119.375.052.0530.0015.790.000.000.0016.67

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1998Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwAMinorana42Manager1407169.5076.52 
1999Erie SeaWolvesEastAAMinorana43Manager1428161.570--2 Lost in Semi-Finals
2000Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAMinorana44Manager1416378.44726.03 
2001Salt Lake StingersPCLAAAMinorana45Manager1437964.5524.02 
2003Gary RailCatsNorthernIndIndy-47Manager903654.40019.55 -
2005Fullerton FlyersGoldIndIndy-49Manager903456.37818.04 -
2006Fullerton FlyersGoldIndIndy-50Manager804337.5384.03 Lost in Finals (Reno)
2007Orange County FlyersGoldIndIndy-51Manager763739.48711.04 
2010Chico OutlawsGoldIndIndy-54Manager855530.647--1 League Champions
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1980NL Silver Slugger Award (SS)1
1984NL Silver Slugger Award (SS)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1991-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-05-31TradeTraded by Padres to Mets for Tim Teufel. 
1988-12-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1981-12-10TradeTraded by Cardinals with Luis DeLeon and Sixto Lezcano to Padres for Al Olmsted, Steve Mura and Ozzie Smith. 
* 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
1985San Diego PadresTeam Payroll291,137,000-22297++370,78060,0001,137,000
1986San Diego PadresTeam Payroll301,103,018-39295++386,34760,0002,240,018
1987San Diego PadresTeam Payroll311,143,225-42395++344,90660,0003,383,243
1988San Diego PadresTeam Payroll321,143,502-48294++392,10762,5004,526,745
1989San Diego PadresTeam Payroll33700,000-186877++429,80262,5005,226,745
1990San Diego PadresTeam Payroll34550,000-2791560++515,727100,0005,776,745
1991New York MetsTeam Payroll35530,000-3211855742,231100,0006,306,745
1991San Diego PadresTeam Payroll35530,000-3211455742,231100,0006,306,745
* 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