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Oscar Gamble AW-2

+ Played in Major Leagues 1969-1985

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Biography Data
Positions: OF-819, DH-561
Proper Name: Oscar Charles Gamble
Born: December 20, 1949 (68.032)
Place Ramer, Alabama
Height/Weight: 5-11 / 165 Bats/Throws: Left-Right
High School: Carver (Montgomery,AL)
Drafted: 1968 -- 16th round (363rd overall) by Chicago Cubs (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:August 27,1969 (19.250)
TBC Player ID:11702
Career Activity
Organizations:CHN, PHI, CLE, NYA, CHA, SDN, TEX
Relationship(s):Father of Sean Gamble

My dad wrote Mr. Gamble's insurance way back in the day when he had a short spell with the Texas Rangers. He was batting .335 for the Rangers in 1979 when they traded him for Mickey Rivers; both players did well for their new, respective teams.
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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Released by White Sox.
    Signed as Free Agent by White Sox.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Yankees.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Rangers with Gene Nelson, Ray Fontenot and Amos Lewis to Yankees for Mark Softy, Neal Mersch, Bob Polinsky and Mickey Rivers.
    Traded by Padres with Dave Roberts and Cash to Rangers for Bill Fahey, Kurt Bevacqua and Mike Hargrove.
    Signed as Free Agent by Padres.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Yankees with Bob Polinsky, LaMarr Hoyt and Cash to White Sox for Bucky Dent.
    Traded by Indians to Yankees for Pat Dobson.
    Traded by Phillies with Roger Freed to Indians for Terry Wedgewood and Del Unser.
    Traded by Cubs with Dick Selma to Phillies for Johnny Callison.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Chicago Cubs in 16th round (363rd overall) of 1968 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    1985Chicago White Sox$ 60,000516290$ 60,000$ 370,780

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