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Ron Gardenhire

Ronald Clyde Gardenhire

Positions: Shortstop, Second Baseman and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: October 24, 1957 in Butzbach, Hessen, DE
High School: Okmulgee HS (Okmulgee, OK)
Schools: Paris Junior College (Paris, TX), University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)

Drafted by the New York Mets in the 6th round of the 1979 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX).

Major League Stats

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1979 21 -0.3 Lynchburg CARL A NYM 70 308 277 36 82 13 3 4 27 9 5 21 45 .296 .344 .408 .752 113 0 9 1
1980 22 -1.0 Jackson TL AA NYM 127 517 458 58 118 16 6 6 64 13 9 45 68 .258 .327 .358 .685 164 4 6 4
1981 23 -2.0 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 125 454 414 52 105 17 8 2 40 28 12 28 61 .254 .301 .348 .649 144 2 6 4 1
1983 25 0.1 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 102 430 387 63 111 20 6 4 39 9 7 34 54 .287 .346 .401 .746 155 2 5 2 0
1985 27 1.3 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 22 77 71 3 15 2 0 1 10 0 2 6 13 .211 .273 .282 .554 20 0 0 0 0
1986 28 2.3 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 96 373 323 41 89 10 4 4 33 11 5 44 48 .276 .361 .368 .730 119 0 5 1 1
1987 29 2.9 Portland PCL AAA MIN 117 440 389 49 106 16 4 6 50 1 1 45 70 .272 .347 .380 .727 148 1 2 3 0
7 Seasons 659 2599 2319 302 626 94 31 27 263 71 41 223 359 .270 .334 .372 .707 863 9 33 15 2
A (1 season) A 70 308 277 36 82 13 3 4 27 9 5 21 45 .296 .344 .408 .752 113 0 9 1
AA (1 season) AA 127 517 458 58 118 16 6 6 64 13 9 45 68 .258 .327 .358 .685 164 4 6 4
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 462 1774 1584 208 426 65 22 17 172 49 27 157 246 .269 .335 .370 .705 586 5 18 10 2
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1987 29 2.9 Portland PCL AAA MIN 0 0 9.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 4.0 8 5 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.250 18.0 2.2 2.2 0.0 0.00
1 Season 0 0 9.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 4.0 8 5 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.250 18.0 2.2 2.2 0.0 0.00
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1979 21 Lynchburg CARL A NYM SS 69 393 120 252 21 57 .947 5.39
1980 22 Jackson TL AA NYM SS 126 613 167 406 40 69 .935 4.55
1980 22 Jackson TL AA NYM 2B 1 7 1 5 1 0 .857 6.00
1981 23 Tidewater IL AAA NYM SS 81 433 140 264 29 61 .933 4.99
1981 23 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 3B 19 38 6 31 1 3 .974 1.95
1981 23 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 2B 27 141 60 78 3 16 .979 5.11
1983 25 Tidewater IL AAA NYM SS 102 550 202 321 27 77 .951 5.13
1985 27 Tidewater IL AAA NYM SS 7 24 7 14 3 2 .875 3.00
1985 27 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 3B 8 17 6 10 1 1 .941 2.00
1985 27 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 2B 6 20 7 12 1 2 .950 3.17
1986 28 Tidewater IL AAA NYM SS 45 226 70 147 9 27 .960 4.82
1986 28 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 2B 45 242 91 141 10 39 .959 5.16
1987 29 Portland PCL AAA MIN SS 6 21 4 16 1 2 .952 3.33
1987 29 Portland PCL AAA MIN 3B 45 102 36 63 3 6 .971 2.20
1987 29 Portland PCL AAA MIN 2B 8 29 15 14 0 6 1.000 3.63
1987 29 Portland PCL AAA MIN 1B 46 363 329 33 1 29 .997 7.87
1987 29 Portland PCL AAA MIN P 2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
7 Seasons 643 3220 1261 1808 151 397 .953 4.77
SS (7 seasons) SS 436 2260 710 1420 130 295 .942 4.89
2B (5 seasons) 2B 87 439 174 250 15 63 .966 4.87
3B (3 seasons) 3B 72 157 48 104 5 10 .968 2.11
1B (1 season) 1B 46 363 329 33 1 29 .997 7.87
P (1 season) P 2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1988 30 Kenosha MIDW A MIN 1 of 1 140 81 59 .579
1989 31 Orlando SOUL AA MIN 1 of 1 145 79 65 .549
1990 32 Orlando SOUL AA MIN 1 of 1 144 85 59 .590
2002 44 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 1 of 1 161 94 67 .584
2003 45 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 1 of 1 162 90 72 .556
2004 46 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 1 of 1 162 92 70 .568
2005 47 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 1 of 1 162 83 79 .512
2006 48 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 1 of 2 162 96 66 .593
2007 49 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 1 of 1 162 79 83 .488
2008 50 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 1 of 2 163 88 75 .540
2009 51 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 1 of 1 163 87 76 .534
2010 52 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 1 of 1 162 94 68 .580
2011 53 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 1 of 1 162 63 99 .389
2012 54 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 1 of 1 162 66 96 .407
2013 55 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 1 of 1 162 66 96 .407
15 Seasons 2374 1243 1130 .524
MLB (12 seasons) 1945 998 947 .513
AA (2 seasons) 289 164 124 .569
A (1 season) 140 81 59 .579

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1979 21 Lynchburg Mets Carolina League A NYM
1980 22 Jackson Mets Texas League AA NYM
1981 23 Tidewater Tides International League AAA NYM
1981 23 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1981-09-01 1981-10-04
1982 24 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1982-04-08 1982-10-03
1983 25 Tidewater Tides International League AAA NYM
1983 25 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1983-04-15 1983-10-02
1984 26 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1984-04-04 1984-09-30
1985 27 Tidewater Tides International League AAA NYM
1985 27 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1985-04-11 1985-10-06
1986 28 Tidewater Tides International League AAA NYM
1987 29 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League AAA MIN

Sabr ID: ee76d10c

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