Garry Lewis Templeton
Jumpsteady Position: Shortstop
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: March 24, 1956 in Lockney, TX
High School: Santa Ana Valley HS (Santa Ana, CA) by the Drafted St. Louis Cardinals in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 1974 amateur draft.
( All Transactions) Debut: August 9, 1976 (Age 20)
vs. HOU 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Padres/Cardinals/Mets 1976-1991 Agents: Richie Bry [*] Final Game: October 5, 1991 (Age 35)
vs. PHI 4 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- November 2013
11/16 Mets Merized: Doc Gooden Was Great After He Stopped Being Great: Baseball historians will say that Dwight Gooden‘s first three seasons in the major leagues were some of the best by a young ...
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10/19 XN Sports: Washington Wizards 2013-14 PreviewFull breakdown of the Wizards' additions, losses, draft picks, depth chart, strengths, and weaknesses in 2013-14. ...
10/17 Padres Public: The Bar: 2013 Padres Year In Review – Pleasant Surprises: This is where we gather from time to time to talk about something big in the Padres world or just the Padres or just baseball. ... News -- August 2013
8/3 Baseball With Matt: My Trip to the Newark Bears 8/3/13: Hey baseball fans!A couple of days ago, I was invited to go to Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium to see a Newark Bears game ... News -- May 2013
5/29 The Cardinal Nation Blog: Wacha to join Carpenter and Drew as Cardinals’ fastest risersA look at the players who reached the St. Louis Cardinals the soonest after being drafted. ... News -- April 2013
4/22 Billy-Ball.com: Monday’s Nine to Know: This is what you should be talking about in baseball today: So far this season, J.P. Arencibia has 5 doubles, 6 singles, and 7 ... News -- March 2013
3/24 Baseball de World: Today in Baseball History – March 24: March 24, 1911 Helene Hathaway Britton becomes the first woman to own a franchise when her uncle Matthew Stanley Robison dies ...
3/4 For Baseball Junkies: Padres All-Time Team v.2012: Today we're taking a look at the Padres All-Time Team, version 2012. Last year's selections can be seen here.The Padres haven't been ...
3/1 FriarHood: Top five third basemen in Padres History: The hot corner has been a very diverse mix for the Friars. From the incredibly good to whatever adjective you want to use for ... News -- February 2013
2/18 James Smyth Broadcast: Who Wore It Best? (0-9): As if you couldn't spend any more time on there, Baseball-Reference has added uniform number data to the website.Let's take a ... News -- January 2013
1/14 We Talk Fantasy Sports: Fantasy Basketball Week 11 Recap: Listen to internet radio with RotoinfoXcomX on Blog Talk RadioRotoInfo.com Basketball Breakdown Show is hosted by the Fantasy ... News -- December 2012
12/31 XN Sports: Week 10 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: Temple Run: Last week we featured Shelvin Mack, signed off the street and immediately inserted into the Wizards’ laughable starting ... News -- October 2012
10/23 Kings of Kauffman: Seven Eric Hosmer Comps Who Rebounded At Age 23: Eric Hosmer had a terrible season. This is fact. The amount of sugarcoating to suggest otherwise would be too much for even Willy ... News -- May 2012
5/17 High Heat Stats: Third Basemen and Career Confluences: Later this season, Scott Rolen, Adrian Beltre and Chipper Jones could all pass the 2000 mark for career games at third base. Actually, ...
5/15 High Heat Stats: Warming up in the bullpen: Notes from Monday games, to whet your appetite: – Starlin Castro ranks 12th in MLB with a .333 BA … and 64th with a .349 OBP. Through 35 games, he has 48 hits and ... News -- March 2012
3/30 High Heat Stats: Out Machine Redux – It’s Not Just Rollins and Pierre: How often have Juan Pierre and Jimmy Rollins had outs in a season totalling 75% of their PAs? You might be surprised to know that ...
3/13 High Heat Stats: Jose Iglesias comps @MikeSilvermanBB: Just in case Jose Iglesias does become the Red Sox’s starting shortstop this year, here are the most recent guys to play ... News -- February 2012
2/17 High Heat Stats: The best Garys and the best Carters of all time: Here’s a quick look at the best MLB players named “Gary” or “Carter”. Highest Wins Above Replacement: ...
2/17 Baseball Reality Tour: MLB's 24 Under 24: Some of you may have parti**** in a Major League Soccer promotion called 24 under 24. As the name implies, MLS is highlighting ...
2/11 MLBTradeRumors: Padres Notes: TV Deal, Cashner, Byrnes: It was on this day in 1982 that the Padres made a trade with the Cardinals that brought shortstop Garry Templeton to town. Though ...
2/11 High Heat Stats: 30 years ago today, the San Diego Padres were robbed: On February 11, 1982, the St. Louis Cardinals sent Garry Templeton to the San Diego Padres for Ozzie Smith. Smith became a key ... News -- January 2012
1/6 High Heat Stats: More intentional walks than unintentional walks: Tony Pena & Joe Girardi: two guys who had seasons with more IBB than non-IBBIcon SMIIt's not uncommon for the 8th-place ...
1/5 High Heat Stats: Hit or sit: guys who rarely do anything other than get a hit or make an out: "What?? Why should I bother walkin'if sooner or later, the ball's gonna go rightthrough the first baseman's legs?" - totally fabricated ... News -- July 2011
7/20 Friar Nation: San Diego Padres Trade History: Baseball-Reference.com has a very good tool that generates (from their archives) previous trade transactions for any MLB teams. ...
7/12 For Baseball Junkies: All-Time Padres Team: Taking a quick look at the Padres. The Friars came into the league in 1969 sporting some of the ugliest jerseys in the business ... News -- May 2011
5/17 Baseball Reality Tour: First Cubs Game: It's hard to believe that this is when it started getting serious.
This is the first Cubs game I ever attended:
May 9, 1986
5/6 B-R Blog: Players with at least one third of their career walks coming intentionally: (Thanks to McCombe35 for writing in with this idea.) A simple but fascinating list. Here are the guys with the most career walks ... News -- April 2011
4/5 The Daily Catch: He’s On Pace To…: With some outrageous starts to the season, there is no better time to figure out some records that could be broken this season, ... News -- March 2011
3/4 B-R Blog: Non-Pitchers Younger Than 22 To Bat In All-Star Game: How many players under the age of 22 - excluding pitchers - have come to bat in an All-Star Game? It's a small club. Here's the ... News -- December 2010
12/14 B-R Blog: Miguel Cabrera, Adrian Gonzalez, and 30 IBBs without 100 total BB in a season: Going back as far as we have intentional walk stats, here are the only guys to have at least 30 IBBs in a season without reaching ... News -- July 2010
7/4 B-R Blog: Young All-Stars: A simple query via Play Index - All-Stars age 21 or younger...through 2009, there's only been 40 players to pull this trick (albeit ... News -- May 2010
5/25 B-R Blog: Juan Pierre: singles hitter: Juan Pierre started the season with 27 straight singles before he hit his first extra-base hit.
His first extra-base hit was a ...