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Joe Gates

Joseph Daniel Gates

Positions: Second Baseman, Pinch Runner and Third Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 7", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: October 3, 1954 in Gary, IN
High School: Theodore Roosevelt HS (Gary, IN)
School: State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton, FL)
Signed
by the Kansas City Royals as an amateur free agent in 1973. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 12, 1978 (Age 23.344, 11,731st in MLB history)
Team: WhiteSox 1978-1979

Last Game: June 24, 1979 (Age 24.264)
Died: March 28, 2010 in Gary, IN
Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Gary, IN
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Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1978 23 CHW AL 8 30 24 6 6 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 6 .250 .379 .250 .629 80 6 1 1 1 0 0 /4
1979 24 CHW AL 16 18 16 5 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 2 3 .063 .167 .188 .354 -4 3 0 0 0 0 0 /45D
2 Yrs 24 48 40 11 7 0 1 0 2 2 1 6 9 .175 .298 .225 .523 47 9 1 1 1 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 324 270 74 47 0 7 0 14 14 7 41 61 .175 .298 .225 .523 47 61 7 7 7 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1978 23 CHW AL 8 30 -0 0 0 2 0 2 0.2 1 3 0.3 .527 .501 0.1 0.2 1 /4
1979 24 CHW AL 16 18 -3 -0 0 -1 0 -3 -0.3 1 -3 -0.3 .479 .498 -0.2 -0.1 -2 /45D
2 Seasons 24 48 -3 0 0 1 0 -1 -0.1 2 0 0.1 .495 .499 -0.0 0.2 -1

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1978 CHW AL 23 2B 8 8 7 70.0 36 9 26 1 4 .972 2 31 4.50 4.38 .980 5.46 5.42
1979 CHW AL 24 2B 8 4 2 40.0 29 12 16 1 3 .966 -1 -30 6.30 3.50 .978 5.49 5.42
1979 CHW AL 24 3B 1 0 0 3.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0 80 3.00 1.00 .950 3.00 3.00
1979 CHW AL 24 DH 1 0
2 Seasons 2B 16 12 9 110.0 65 21 42 2 7 .969 1 9 5.15 3.94 .979 5.47 5.42
1 Season DH 1 0
1 Season 3B 1 0 0 3.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0 80 3.00 1.00 .950 3.00 3.00
2 Seasons TOT 17 12 9 113.0 66 21 43 2 7 .970 1 11 5.10 3.76 .979 5.41 5.28
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Transactions

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