Garry Templeton

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)
Drafted
by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 1974 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 9, 1976 (Age 20)
Teams (by GP): Padres/Cardinals/Mets 1976-1991
Agents: Richie Bry [*]
Final Game: October 5, 1991 (Age 35)
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Standard Fielding

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
1976 STL NL 20 SS 53 51 48 442.2 307 111 172 24 41 .922 -3 -9 5.75 5.34 .964 5.05 5.04
1977 STL NL 21 SS 151 146 131 1264.0 770 285 453 32 98 .958 -4 -4 5.25 4.89 .963 5.02 5.03 AS,MVP-13
1978 STL NL 22 SS 155 153 149 1353.2 848 285 523 40 108 .953 5 4 5.37 5.21 .966 4.88 4.84
1979 STL NL 23 SS 150 149 139 1314.2 851 292 525 34 102 .960 -1 -1 5.59 5.45 .965 5.00 4.98 AS,MVP-25
1980 STL NL 24 SS 115 114 99 991.0 703 223 451 29 85 .959 8 10 6.12 5.86 .966 5.01 5.02 SS
1981 STL NL 25 SS 76 76 67 657.2 450 160 272 18 54 .960 9 17 5.91 5.68 .960 5.10 5.12
1982 SDP NL 26 SS 136 135 126 1204.2 668 220 422 26 70 .961 5 5 4.80 4.72 .967 5.01 5.02
1983 SDP NL 27 SS 123 122 106 1039.1 598 219 355 24 66 .960 -4 -4 4.97 4.67 .967 4.85 4.83
1984 SDP NL 28 SS 146 143 119 1226.2 658 225 407 26 79 .960 1 1 4.64 4.33 .965 4.87 4.86 SS
1985 SDP NL 29 SS 148 148 130 1276.2 728 245 460 23 96 .968 2 2 4.97 4.76 .963 4.88 4.88 AS
1986 SDP NL 30 SS 144 134 121 1190.1 585 207 358 20 60 .966 -6 -6 4.27 3.92 .963 4.75 4.76
1987 SDP NL 31 SS 146 141 133 1243.1 720 253 447 20 77 .972 14 13 5.07 4.79 .965 4.72 4.69
1988 SDP NL 32 SS 105 99 91 898.2 500 168 316 16 62 .968 7 9 4.85 4.61 .967 4.63 4.64
1988 SDP NL 32 3B 2 0 0 2.2 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -90 6.75 1.00 .945 2.70 2.80
1989 SDP NL 33 SS 140 136 123 1193.0 661 232 409 20 74 .970 0 0 4.84 4.58 .966 4.51 4.52
1990 SDP NL 34 SS 135 132 118 1167.2 607 214 367 26 74 .957 -0 -0 4.48 4.30 .967 4.59 4.56
1991 TOT NL 35 SS 41 30 28 283.0 164 54 104 6 18 .963 -3 -12 5.02 3.85 .966 4.67 4.65
1991 TOT NL 35 3B 17 10 8 104.2 30 4 25 1 3 .967 0 3 2.49 1.71 .950 2.74 2.74
1991 SDP NL 35 3B 15 8 7 87.2 20 2 17 1 2 .950 0 1 1.95 1.27 .950 2.74 2.73
1991 SDP NL 35 SS 1 0 0 4.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 2.25 1.00 .970 4.73 4.60
1991 NYM NL 35 SS 40 30 28 279.0 163 53 104 6 18 .963 -3 -12 5.06 3.93 .966 4.67 4.65
1991 NYM NL 35 1B 25 18 14 168.0 165 152 12 1 9 .994 0 0 8.79 6.56 .992 9.79 9.75
1991 NYM NL 35 3B 2 2 1 17.0 10 2 8 0 1 1.000 0 14 5.29 5.00 .950 2.75 2.75
1991 NYM NL 35 OF 2 0 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 -210 0.00 0.00 2.25 2.25
1991 NYM NL 35 RF 2 0 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 -210 0.00 0.00 2.02 2.05
16 Seasons SS 1964 1909 1728 16747.0 9818 3393 6041 384 1164 .961 29 2 5.07 4.80 .965 4.84 4.83
1 Season 1B 25 18 14 168.0 165 152 12 1 9 .994 0 0 8.79 6.56 .992 9.79 9.75
2 Seasons 3B 19 10 8 107.1 32 6 25 1 3 .969 0 1 2.60 1.63 .950 2.74 2.74
1 Season OF 2 0 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 -210 0.00 0.00 2.25 2.25
1 Season RF 2 0 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 -210 0.00 0.00 2.02 2.05
16 Seasons TOT 2010 1937 1750 17026.1 10015 3551 6078 386 1176 .961 29 2 5.09 4.79 .965 4.88 4.87
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
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.
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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.
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Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
1976 STL NL 20 SS -3 -9 -3 -3 -1 0
1977 STL NL 21 SS -4 -4 -6 4 -10 2
1978 STL NL 22 SS 5 4 4 -2 6 1
1979 STL NL 23 SS -1 -1 -1 -3 2 0
1980 STL NL 24 SS 8 10 8 3 6 0
1981 STL NL 25 SS 9 17 7 2 6 2
1982 SDP NL 26 SS 5 5 5 2 3 0
1983 SDP NL 27 SS -4 -4 -4 -1 -3 0
1984 SDP NL 28 SS 1 1 0 -6 6 1
1985 SDP NL 29 SS 2 2 1 4 -3 1
1986 SDP NL 30 SS -6 -6 -4 1 -5 -2
1987 SDP NL 31 SS 14 13 16 11 5 -2
1988 SDP NL 32 SS 7 9 8 5 3 -1
1988 SDP NL 32 3B -0 -90 -0 0 -0 0
1989 SDP NL 33 SS 0 0 1 3 -1 -1
1990 SDP NL 34 SS -0 -0 1 -3 4 -1
1991 SDP NL 35 3B 0 1 0 -1 1 0
1991 SDP NL 35 SS 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 NYM NL 35 SS -3 -12 -2 -1 -0 -1
1991 NYM NL 35 1B 0 0 0 -0 0 0
1991 NYM NL 35 3B 0 14 0 0 0 0
1991 NYM NL 35 RF -1 -210 -1 0 -1 0
16 Seasons SS 29 2 30 14 16 -1
1 Season 1B 0 0 0 -0 0 0
2 Seasons 3B 0 1 0 -1 1 0
1 Season RF -1 -210 -1 0 -1 0
16 Seasons TOT 29 2 30 13 17 -1 0
Lg Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1976 STL NL 20 53 51 53 53 0 0 0 0 0 53 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1977 STL NL 21 153 146 153 151 0 0 0 0 0 151 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
1978 STL NL 22 155 153 155 155 0 0 0 0 0 155 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
1979 STL NL 23 154 150 154 150 0 0 0 0 0 150 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
1980 STL NL 24 118 114 118 115 0 0 0 0 0 115 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
1981 STL NL 25 80 76 80 76 0 0 0 0 0 76 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
1982 SDP NL 26 141 135 141 136 0 0 0 0 0 136 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
1983 SDP NL 27 126 122 126 123 0 0 0 0 0 123 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
1984 SDP NL 28 148 143 148 146 0 0 0 0 0 146 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
1985 SDP NL 29 148 148 148 148 0 0 0 0 0 148 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 SDP NL 30 147 134 147 144 0 0 0 0 0 144 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
1987 SDP NL 31 148 141 148 146 0 0 0 0 0 146 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
1988 SDP NL 32 110 99 110 106 0 0 0 0 2 105 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
1989 SDP NL 33 142 136 142 140 0 0 0 0 0 140 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
1990 SDP NL 34 144 132 144 135 0 0 0 0 0 135 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
1991 NYM NL 35 80 50 80 66 0 0 25 0 2 40 0 0 2 2 0 18 2
1991 SDP NL 35 32 8 32 16 0 0 0 0 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 20 0
16 Seasons 2079 1938 2079 2006 0 0 25 0 19 1964 0 0 2 2 0 93 10
Lg G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- SS*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 643 63 463 163 363 GB GBs GBr LD LDs LDf
1976 STL NL 20 1874 60% 84% 27% 237 87% 0 111 54 46 11 174 132 31 0 3 24 2 20 2 14 41 12 7 8 3 4 36 20 15 4 2 2
1977 STL NL 21 5395 66% 83% 29% 595 89% 2 286 120 136 32 460 369 74 0 4 32 3 29 0 23 98 28 10 40 6 4 89 38 50 7 6 1
1978 STL NL 22 5715 59% 81% 29% 651 90% 0 287 134 109 45 519 393 103 1 9 40 6 32 2 26 108 36 13 25 15 4 97 50 46 9 7 1
1979 STL NL 23 5553 58% 83% 28% 654 88% 2 294 121 133 41 514 406 89 0 13 36 0 33 3 28 99 30 7 30 7 12 92 38 51 7 0 5
1980 STL NL 24 4208 64% 86% 29% 543 91% 0 222 93 101 27 455 360 77 0 5 29 0 24 5 20 85 25 9 24 9 9 78 34 42 6 3 2
1981 STL NL 25 2723 60% 86% 33% 350 94% 0 158 73 65 20 275 230 42 1 1 18 0 18 0 12 54 20 11 13 1 6 52 31 20 2 1 1
1982 SDP NL 26 5022 66% 84% 29% 542 91% 2 219 102 93 23 423 342 69 0 11 26 0 25 1 24 69 21 14 15 10 2 64 36 28 4 0 3
1983 SDP NL 27 4408 67% 82% 25% 470 90% 4 221 105 76 40 358 285 55 1 8 24 0 22 2 21 66 21 7 24 6 4 63 28 34 3 0 3
1984 SDP NL 28 5147 66% 81% 24% 532 94% 0 217 128 65 24 417 325 83 2 6 26 0 25 1 23 79 36 5 25 8 1 77 41 35 2 2 0
1985 SDP NL 29 5289 61% 85% 26% 550 96% 3 243 122 88 33 465 362 82 1 7 23 0 20 3 20 94 28 13 31 7 0 87 41 39 5 5 0
1986 SDP NL 30 5087 61% 79% 27% 489 92% 4 210 118 61 32 364 291 54 0 7 20 1 14 5 14 62 21 10 17 1 1 52 31 20 8 4 3
1987 SDP NL 31 5361 53% 79% 31% 570 94% 10 257 133 93 31 450 361 64 3 7 20 0 15 5 14 77 22 10 25 6 3 69 33 35 4 2 1
1988 SDP NL 32 3717 54% 82% 35% 394 91% 6 171 75 64 32 312 244 54 0 4 16 2 9 5 12 62 22 12 13 4 5 59 36 23 1 1 0
1989 SDP NL 33 4959 60% 80% 35% 535 90% 1 227 105 92 30 410 330 71 0 6 20 1 14 5 16 73 27 10 13 4 4 68 37 24 3 2 1
1990 SDP NL 34 4930 59% 80% 32% 478 88% 7 217 98 81 38 363 278 72 1 8 26 1 19 6 21 74 22 9 19 7 3 62 31 29 7 1 6
1991 NYM NL 35 1148 55% 80% 35% 146 80% 2 53 24 21 8 104 85 15 0 0 6 0 5 1 5 18 3 4 6 2 1 17 7 9 1 1 0
1991 SDP NL 35 20 55% 75% 15% 1 100% 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Seasons 70556 61% 82% 29% 7737 91% 43 3394 1606 1324 467 6063 4793 1035 10 99 386 16 324 46 293 1159 374 151 328 96 63 1062 532 500 73 37 29
MLB Averages 59% 81% 29% 90%
Lg PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 643 63 463 163 363 GB GBs GBr LD LDs LDf

Advanced Fielding -- 3B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 543 53 GB LD LDs LDf bFld bF2O%
1988 SDP NL 32 11 64% 64% 27% 2 100% 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 SDP NL 35 373 57% 84% 36% 20 95% 0 2 2 0 0 17 12 5 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
1991 NYM NL 35 66 47% 80% 38% 11 91% 0 2 2 0 0 8 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 100%
2 Seasons 450 56% 83% 36% 33 94% 0 6 6 0 0 25 19 6 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 1 100%
MLB Averages 59% 81% 29% 89% 70%

Advanced Fielding -- 1B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag 3U Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 363 361 36 GB GBs LD LDs LDf bFld bF2O%
1991 NYM NL 35 720 57% 79% 32% 32 97% 1 152 7 143 2 13 12 10 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 8 0 1 0 1 1 100%
1 Season 720 57% 79% 32% 32 97% 1 152 7 143 2 13 12 10 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 8 0 1 0 1 1 100%
MLB Averages 59% 81% 29% 94% 88%

Advanced Fielding -- RF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
1991 NYM NL 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 15 67% 80% 40% 2 0%
1 Season 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 15 67% 80% 40% 2 0%
MLB Averages 42.2% 2.9% 59% 81% 31% 55%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1997 BBWAA ( 0.4%)

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1977 NL (13, 6%)
1979 NL (25, 1%)
0.07 Career Shares (1036th)

Silver Sluggers
1980 NL (SS)
1984 NL (SS)
All multiple winners

Assistss c a p y
1978 NL  523 (4th)
1979 NL  525 (2nd)
1980 NL  451 (5th)
1985 NL  460 (5th)
1987 NL  447 (3rd)
Career  6,078 (43rd)

Errors Committeds c a p y
1977 NL  32 (3rd)
1978 NL  40 (1st)
1979 NL  34 (1st)
1980 NL  29 (1st)
1990 NL  26 (2nd)

Total Zone Runss c a p y
1981 NL  9 (5th)
1987 NL  14 (4th)

Def. Games as SS s c a p y
1978 NL  155 (5th)
1979 NL  150 (4th)
1984 NL  146 (1st)
1985 NL  148 (5th)
1986 NL  144 (3rd)
1987 NL  146 (2nd)
Career  1,964 (20th)

Putouts as SS s c a p y
1977 NL  285 (2nd)
1978 NL  285 (1st)
1979 NL  292 (1st)
1984 NL  225 (3rd)
1985 NL  245 (3rd)
1986 NL  207 (5th)
1987 NL  253 (1st)
1989 NL  232 (2nd)
Career  3,393 (27th)

Assists as SS s c a p y
1978 NL  523 (4th)
1979 NL  525 (2nd)
1980 NL  451 (3rd)
1984 NL  407 (5th)
1985 NL  460 (2nd)
1987 NL  447 (2nd)
1989 NL  409 (3rd)
Career  6,041 (22nd)

Errors Committed as SS s c a p y
1976 NL  24 (5th)
1977 NL  32 (3rd)
1978 NL  40 (1st)
1979 NL  34 (1st)
1980 NL  29 (1st)
1981 NL  18 (5th)
1982 NL  26 (5th)
1983 NL  24 (4th)
1984 NL  26 (4th)
1986 NL  20 (5th)
1987 NL  20 (2nd)
1989 NL  20 (3rd)
1990 NL  26 (1st)
Career  384 (43rd)

Double Plays Turned as SS s c a p y
1977 NL  98 (3rd)
1978 NL  108 (1st)
1979 NL  102 (1st)
1980 NL  85 (5th)
1984 NL  79 (4th)
1985 NL  96 (3rd)
1987 NL  77 (3rd)
1989 NL  74 (4th)
1990 NL  74 (5th)
Career  1,164 (22nd)

Total Zone Runs as SS s c a p y
1978 NL  5 (3rd)
1980 NL  8 (3rd)
1981 NL  9 (1st)
1987 NL  14 (1st)
1988 NL  7 (3rd)
Career  29 (56th)

Range Factor/9Inn as SSs c a p y
1977 NL  5.25 (4th)
1978 NL  5.37 (2nd)
1979 NL  5.59 (1st)
1980 NL  6.12 (1st)
1981 NL  5.91 (1st)
1985 NL  4.97 (5th)
1987 NL  5.07 (2nd)
1988 NL  4.85 (5th)
1989 NL  4.84 (4th)
Career  5.07 (8th)

Range Factor/Game as SS s c a p y
1977 NL  4.89 (5th)
1978 NL  5.21 (1st)
1979 NL  5.45 (1st)
1980 NL  5.86 (1st)
1981 NL  5.68 (2nd)
1985 NL  4.76 (4th)
1987 NL  4.79 (3rd)
1988 NL  4.61 (4th)
1989 NL  4.58 (2nd)
Career  4.80 (96th)

Fielding % as SS s c a p y
1985 NL  .968 (2nd)
1986 NL  .966 (5th)
1987 NL  .972 (3rd)

Youngest s c a p y
1976 NL  born 1956-03-24 (2nd)
1977 NL  born 1956-03-24 (9th)

                                         

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