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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Gary Andrew Varsho
Stat Years
1982-1995  [mlb] 1988-1995
Height/Weight
5-11 / 175
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
OF (676) ... 2B (321) ... 1B (97) ... 3B (2)
Draft Position
2B
Born Date/Place
High School
Marshfield (Marshfield,WI)
Colleges
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (Oshkosh, Wisconsin)
Draft
Selected by the Chicago Cubs in Round #5 (#107 overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1988-07-06 - Boxscore  (Age: 27.007)
Service Time
Organizations
CHN [9] PIT [3] CIN [1] PHI [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19179 ... retro id: varsg001 ... mlbam id: 123664
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1982Quad Cities CubsMidwAchn-212b---176271526894340305495052700.251.367.347.7143349416.369.096.28914.6714.971.0290.30.9023.5
    1983Salinas SpursCalifA+chn-222b---213149069129161335746104910868620.263.334.367.70155918032.278.104.3278.7719.322.20163.30.5424.8
    1984Midland CubsTexAAchn-232b---312842965112156850278498614320.261.336.380.71648616329.277.119.30810.0817.701.7653.61.6525.9
    1985Pittsfield CubsEastAAchn-241b-of---411541862101146337408405355110.242.315.325.64046913623.256.083.2708.5311.301.33139.30.6422.8
    1986Pittsfield CubsEastAAchn-25of---51073997510618513444511385231340.266.332.434.76644417336.348.168.2768.5611.711.3730.72.9334.0
    1987Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-26of---6132504871522399483717416533420.302.355.437.79255522041.256.135.3297.3911.711.5956.01.6227.0
    1988Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-27of---766234466516542682183821200.278.332.440.77225710325.265.162.3147.0014.792.1158.51.5638.5
    1988Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2427ofL-S-E-P746736203005501600100.274.280.315.59575233.123.041.2941.338.006.000.00.0015.0
    1989Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-28of---8311121326312136392120220.232.296.330.626125376.205.098.2647.2016.802.3356.01.6023.1
    1989Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2428ofL-S-E-P86187101642063041300010.184.220.276.49691246.172.092.2164.4014.293.250.00.0037.5
    1990Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-29of---963229356990733187253530220.301.375.432.8072599916.288.131.3289.6513.511.4032.72.7023.2
    1990Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2429ofL-S-E-P9464810124001201600011.250.265.333.59849164.146.083.2862.0412.246.000.00.0033.3
    1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit4230ofL-S-E-P1099187235111242392193421122.273.344.417.7612107817.283.144.3139.0516.191.7946.81.9033.3
    1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit4231ofL-S-E-P1110316222366342252103200112.222.266.370.6361736013.228.148.2525.7818.503.2040.52.3136.1
    1993Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-32of---123212119358131812151323010.289.377.446.8231415412.273.157.30510.649.220.8740.32.1334.3
    1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4232ofL-S-E-P127795822602111091913101.232.302.358.660109348.232.126.2678.2617.432.1147.51.8336.4
    1994Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-33of---1318577191228101510101.333.350.526.87660305.228.193.3331.678.335.0028.53.3326.3
    1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2233ofL-S-E-P136782152163050141922011.256.307.402.70990339.183.146.3334.4421.114.750.00.0042.9
    1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi534ofL-S-E-P1472103726110112071720111.252.310.282.592113292.117.030.2996.1915.042.430.00.007.7
    MLB Totals (8 yrs)571837101204411110842755514676578.244.294.355.64991029762.203.111.2836.0416.042.6583.71.1030.4
    National League Totals (8 yrs)571837101204411110842755514676578.244.294.355.64991029762.203.111.2836.0416.042.6583.71.1030.4
    Minor League Totals8993264530882132525737425973334526332731161.270.341.395.73636891289241.284.125.3049.0514.261.5757.31.5527.3
    Minor: A Totals76271526894340305495052700.251.367.347.7143349416.369.096.28914.6714.971.0290.30.9023.5
    Minor: A+ Totals13149069129161335746104910868620.263.334.367.70155918032.278.104.3278.7719.322.20163.30.5424.8
    Minor: AA Totals350124620231947172413111227127191910770.256.328.379.707139947288.293.123.2849.0813.651.5051.91.7227.6
    Minor: AAA Totals342125720736660182714671311091771371171.291.351.432.7831397543105.259.141.3197.8012.671.6246.61.9328.7
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (3 yrs)26943160108238850145338543245.251.309.397.70647317139.244.146.2946.9817.972.5853.91.6936.1
    Chicago Cubs Totals (3 yrs)153208264811201210062500121.231.251.303.5542156313.149.072.2612.7911.634.170.00.0027.1
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)7795822602111091913101.232.302.358.660109348.232.126.2678.2617.432.1147.51.8336.4
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)72103726110112071720111.252.310.282.592113292.117.030.2996.1915.042.430.00.007.7
    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
    1982Quad Cities CubsMidwA212B7600.01901801448384370.9644.900.0054.7100.01
    1983Salinas SpursCalifA+222B13000.02843393371656623.9504.800.0092.999.21
    1984Midland CubsTexAA232B11500.02863352973650621.9555.400.0084.689.81
    1985Pittsfield CubsEastAA241B6700.057950639635629.9919.400.0048.658.31
    1985Pittsfield CubsEastAA24OF4600.09110092921.0002.000.0033.340.06
    1986Pittsfield CubsEastAA251B400.02630329291.0007.300.002.93.73
    1986Pittsfield CubsEastAA25OF9500.01871161204198.9712.100.0067.988.83
    1987Iowa CubsAmerAAA26OF12900.02271863251245.9761.900.0093.597.72
    1988Iowa CubsAmerAAA27OF6100.0120621128126.9842.100.0043.092.44
    1988Chicago CubsNLMLB27OF1800.0290303229.9061.600.0011.139.17
    1989Iowa CubsAmerAAA28OF3100.0674337471.9592.300.0021.5100.05
    1989Chicago CubsNLMLB28OF2100.0251202826.9291.200.0013.034.48
    1990Iowa CubsAmerAAA291B1900.01139113123122.9926.400.0013.030.26
    1990Iowa CubsAmerAAA293B200.0121043.7501.500.001.43.28
    1990Iowa CubsAmerAAA29OF4800.0884519792.9481.900.0032.976.24
    1990Chicago CubsNLMLB29OF300.02000221.0000.700.001.96.510
    1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB301B300.01100011111.0003.700.001.93.06
    1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB30OF5400.0842118786.9891.600.0033.354.54
    1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB31OF4400.0621106463.9841.400.0027.242.76
    1993Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA321B300.02100321211.0007.000.002.19.47
    1993Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA32OF2600.0480405248.9231.800.0018.281.38
    1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLB32OF2200.02710128281.0001.300.0013.628.68
    1994Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA33OF1700.02200022221.0001.300.0011.894.48
    1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB331B100.0000000.0000.000.000.91.56
    1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB33OF3600.0250202725.9260.700.0031.653.75
    1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB34OF2500.0310203331.9391.200.0017.434.78
    MLB Totals - (1B)4001100011111.0002.800.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)223002855112301290.9631.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)22001349116144143.9936.500.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)200121043.7501.500.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)3120057232208624604.9681.900.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (1B)710060553642664658.9919.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (2B)115002863352973650621.9555.400.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)141002781261296290.9802.100.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (2B)130002843393371656623.9504.800.000.00.00
    A Totals - (2B)76001901801448384370.9644.900.000.00.00
    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---76-------
    1983Minor---130-------
    1984Minor---115-------
    1985Minor--67------46-
    1986Minor--4------95-
    1987Minor---------129-
    1988MLB---------18-
    1988Minor---------61-
    1989MLB---------21-
    1989Minor---------31-
    1990MLB---------3-
    1990Minor--19-2----48-
    1991MLB--3------54-
    1992MLB---------44-
    1993MLB---------22-
    1993Minor--3------26-
    1994MLB--1------36-
    1994Minor---------17-
    1995MLB---------25-
    Totals--973212----676-