James Gorman Thomas
Stormin' Gorman Position: Centerfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 210 lb.
Born: December 12, 1950 in Charleston, SC
High School: James Island HS (Charleston, SC) by the Drafted Seattle Pilots in the 1st round (21st pick) of the 1969 amateur draft.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 6, 1973 (Age 22)
vs. BAL 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Brewers/Mariners/Indians 1973-1986 Final Game: October 5, 1986 (Age 35)
vs. TOR 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- December 2013
12/17 Reviewing the Brew: Great Moments in Brewer Facial Hair: Gorman Thomas: Nothing beats good facial hair. Whether looking back at the 1972 Oakland A’s or the modern day Boston Red Sox, baseball ...
12/11 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Catching Up With Rick Manning: Rick Manning just might be the ultimate Cleveland Indian. Manning was drafted by them, played for them, and now has been a television ... News -- September 2013
9/26 Phillies Nation: The Phillies Should Avoid Bautista: My colleague Corey Seidman is a man of many talents: he is a fantastic writer, one of the hosts of Phillies Nation TV, and an ... News -- July 2013
7/1 James Smyth Broadcast: Teammates that Led the League in Doubles and Home Runs: As the Orioles were finishing up their three-game sweep of the Yankees, I heard someone say that Manny Machado (38 2B) and Chris ... News -- May 2013
5/23 Lasorda's Lair: Could A Managerial Change Turn The Dodger Season Around?: Things are pretty messed up in Dodger town right now. Despite the Dodgers beating the Brewers yesterday 9-2 and actually winning ... News -- April 2013
4/19 Reviewing the Brew: Lou’s Brewers Banalities: This is round 2 of my monthly segment. This should catch you up to speed: If you are not sure what exactly a banality is, it ... News -- March 2013
3/1 Jays Journal: History of Our Home Openers: 1981: Now this will forever be a unique situation in baseball lore. The 1981 season was torn apart by labour strife from the middle ... News -- January 2013
1/6 WasWatching: Curtis Granderson ’12 & Gorman Thomas ’80: Two of a kind? Player HR SO OBP Year Age Tm G PA RBI BA SLG Pos Curtis Granderson 43 195 .319 2012 31 NYY 160 684 106 .232 .492 ...
1/3 mlbreports.com: Ryan Braun: Setting His Sights As An ALL-Time Brewers Great: Like us on Facebook here Thursday January 3rd, 2013 Ben Dobson ( Baseball Writer and Brewers Correspondent): 1982….Mention ... News -- December 2012
12/12 Mets360.com: Mets Card of the Week: 1981 Dave Kingman: 1981 PERMA-GRAPHICS DAVE KINGMAN Keeping the Kingman kontent koming at Kard of the Week. And while it seems appropriate to harp ... News -- November 2012
11/8 For Baseball Junkies: Brewers All-Time Team v.2012: Today, we're taking a look at the Brewers All-Time team.Last year's inaugural team can be seen here. As part of our roster revamping ... News -- October 2012
10/24 Tomahawk Take: 2012 Review: Dan Uggla: How bad was Dan Uggla‘s 2012 season? Actually, not that bad. Everyone remembers the horrible end of June and July and ...
10/4 WasWatching: The 190/190 Club: Players with 2+ seasons where they had at least 190 PA with a batting average of .190 or less: Rk Yrs From To Age 1 Bill Bergen ... News -- September 2012
9/19 WasWatching: Batters With 2+ 170+ Strikeout Seasons: Here’s the list as of today - Rk Yrs From To Age 1 Adam Dunn 7 2002 2012 22-32 Ind. Seasons 2 Ryan Howard 5 2006 2011 26-31 ... News -- August 2012
8/28 High Heat Stats: Adam Dunn, meet David Letterman: Adam Dunn’s most unusual season is an endless source of quirky statistical curiosities. Dunn launched two more bombs Friday ...
8/15 WasWatching: Gorman Thomas & Curtis Granderson: Looking at Gorman Thomas today, I am wondering if Curtis Granderson is the new version of him – meaning a center fielder ... News -- May 2012
5/21 High Heat Stats: The Mount Rushmore of the Milwaukee Brewers: We turn our attention to another of the 1969 expansion teams, although this one was known as the Seattle Pilots back then. For ... News -- April 2012
4/9 Bus League Baseball: The Bizarro Hall of Fame: The Class of 1992: The Bizarro Hall of Fame was a series I ran on my old blog, One More Dying Quail, in 2007. It consists of players who appeared ... News -- January 2012
1/9 Redbird Rants: Who am I ? Name that Cardinal: As Cardinal fans we have been treated with countless highlights, wins and breathtaking moments. We are lucky. It’s not like ... News -- December 2011
12/13 B-R Blog: B-R: HoF Candidate – Jeromy Burnitz: Jeromy Burnitz Jeromy Neal Burnitz Position: Rightfielder Bats: Left, Throws: Right Height: 6' 0", Weight: 190 lb. Born: April ... News -- October 2011
10/13 i70baseball.com: A Look Back: 1982 – Game FourThe Brewers look to even the series on their home turf. Game four of the 1982 World Series is detailed here. ...
10/12 Pitchers Hit Eighth: Cardinals and Brewers 1982 and 2011 Roster Mashups: Back in January of last year, we made a “mashup” of the Cardinal teams of 2000 and 2010 – choosing the best ... News -- September 2011
9/25 B-R Blog: Seasons With 40+ HR, Less Than 160 Hits & Less Than 100 BB – Since 1961: Since 1961, how many players have hit 40 homeruns in a season where they also had less than 160 hits and less than 100 walks on ... News -- August 2011
8/12 B-R Blog: Most Natural Golden Sombreros: Since 1919, who has the most games, of 9-innings of less, where they whiffed 4+ times in the contest? Here is the list - Rk Player ... News -- July 2011
7/27 B-R Blog: Adam Dunn and twice as many strikeouts as hits: (I am away from the computer this week so pardon me as I make a series of posts written ahead of time...2011 stats will be a bit ...
7/24 B-R Blog: 4 BoSox hitters on pace for 6 Wins Above Replacement: Through Saturday 7/23, Red Sox hold 4 of the AL's top 5 spots in Wins Above Replacement* for position players: #2 - Dustin Pedroia, ...
7/12 B-R Blog: Mark Trumbo, Nelson Cruz, low OBP, and high OPS+: Mark Trumbo and Nelson Cruz are both in line to join a pretty exclusive club for players who have a high OPS+ despite a low OBP.Here ... News -- June 2011
6/22 B-R Blog: Three True Outcomes: Players with the highest fraction of HR + walks + strikeouts: Thanks to reader Doug N., I figured out how to generate this list with the PI. Here are the guys (ranked by most plate appearances) ...
6/16 Baseball Musings: Low Lee: Cliff Lee finished off the Phillies sweep of the Marlins with a two-hit shutout. The Marlins put the ball in play, as Lee walked ...
6/9 B-R Blog: Games of Wed., June 8: A.J.’s Crash’n'Burn; Bautista’s Slump; More Extra-Base Hits than Runs?: [We're going with a player focus in this edition. You know where to get game scores.] If he bleeds, he leads: Counting tonight, ... News -- April 2011
4/12 B-R Blog: Slugging In Late 20′s & Not Always Playing: I was looking at Josh Hamilton's career to date, since he got hurt tonight and is expected to be out two months, and wanted to ... News -- March 2011
3/19 B-R Blog: 8-Hitter Homers: Since 1919, who has hit the most homeruns in baseball while batting out of the 8th slot in the line-up? If I did this query correct, ... News -- February 2011
2/9 B-R Blog: Fewest singles in a career: Here are the 20 players since 1901 who hit the fewest singles per plate appearance (minimum 3000 PAs) over their careers: Rk Player ... News -- January 2011
1/11 B-R Blog: Mailbag: Biggest Differences Between HR Leader and Runner-Up: Here's a question from Ehud: "Jose Bautista was the AL home run king in 2010, while the second-place HR leader (Paul Konerko) ... News -- November 2010
11/18 Cubs Billy Goat Blog: Cubs eyeing Rangers' Chris Davis?: Bruce Levine of ESPN Chicago floated an interesting rumor today suggesting that the Cubs could match up with the Texas Rangers ...
11/4 B-R Blog: Should the Red Sox pick up their option on David Ortiz?: The Red Sox have until midnight tonight to decide whether to pick up their 1-year, $12 million 2011 option on DH David Ortiz. ... News -- June 2010
6/10 B-R Blog: They Did What?: Via B-R.com's PI - Players since 1952 with 6+ games where they batted clean-up and had a SAC bunt in the contest:
Ron ... News -- May 2010
5/15 B-R Blog: Card of the Week: 1977 O-Pee-Chee #210 George Scott:
(all images courtesy of oh my o-pee-chee! Click on images for larger versions)
Just about any card collector will know this, ...