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Jim Gantner

James Elmer Gantner (Gumby)

Positions: Third Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: January 5, 1953 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States
School: University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh (Oshkosh, WI)

Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 12th round of the 1974 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh (Oshkosh, WI).

Major League Stats

Register 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
1974 21 0.6 Newark NYPL A- MIL 62 236 177 35 54 6 2 5 21 7 1 54 46 .305 .477 .446 .923 79 2 4 1 0 1
1975 22 -0.9 Thetford Mines EL AA MIL 138 515 456 61 117 17 0 12 48 20 2 49 96 .257 .331 .373 .704 170 4 2 4
1976 23 0.0 Berkshire EL AA MIL 126 489 403 56 118 21 1 6 53 25 12 74 50 .293 .404 .395 .799 159 4 4 4
1976 23 -4.5 MIL AL MLB MIL 26 79 69 6 17 1 0 0 7 1 0 6 11 .246 .316 .261 .577 18 1 1 3 0 0
1977 24 -1.3 Spokane PCL AAA MIL 143 614 541 98 152 35 5 15 80 19 2 62 68 .281 .355 .447 .802 242 3 3 5
1977 24 -3.5 MIL AL MLB MIL 14 49 47 4 14 1 0 1 2 2 1 2 5 .298 .327 .383 .710 18 1 0 0 0 0
1978 25 -2.5 MIL AL MLB MIL 43 105 97 14 21 1 0 1 8 2 0 5 10 .216 .269 .258 .527 25 0 2 1 0 0
1979 26 -1.8 MIL AL MLB MIL 70 234 208 29 59 10 3 2 22 3 5 16 17 .284 .336 .389 .726 81 3 2 5 3 1
1980 27 -1.0 MIL AL MLB MIL 132 457 415 47 117 21 3 4 40 11 10 30 29 .282 .330 .376 .706 156 8 1 8 3 5
1981 28 -0.7 MIL AL MLB MIL 107 397 352 35 94 14 1 2 33 3 6 29 29 .267 .325 .330 .654 116 6 3 9 4 5
1982 29 0.2 MIL AL MLB MIL 132 485 447 48 132 17 2 4 43 6 3 26 36 .295 .335 .369 .704 165 6 2 7 3 3
1983 30 1.2 MIL AL MLB MIL 161 662 603 85 170 23 8 11 74 5 6 38 46 .282 .329 .401 .730 242 10 6 11 4 5
1984 31 2.3 MIL AL MLB MIL 153 658 613 61 173 27 1 3 56 6 5 30 51 .282 .314 .344 .658 211 16 3 2 10 0
1985 32 3.1 MIL AL MLB MIL 143 573 523 63 133 15 4 5 44 11 8 33 42 .254 .300 .327 .627 171 13 3 10 4 7
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
1986 33 4.2 MIL AL MLB MIL 139 542 497 58 136 25 1 7 38 13 7 26 50 .274 .313 .370 .684 184 13 6 6 7 2
1987 34 5.6 MIL AL MLB MIL 81 294 265 37 72 14 0 4 30 6 2 19 22 .272 .331 .370 .701 98 7 5 4 1 2
1988 35 6.5 MIL AL MLB MIL 155 596 539 67 149 28 2 0 47 20 8 34 50 .276 .322 .336 .658 181 9 3 18 2 1
1989 36 7.5 MIL AL MLB MIL 116 453 409 51 112 18 3 0 34 20 6 21 33 .274 .321 .333 .654 136 10 10 8 5 2
1990 37 13.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AAA MIL 15 61 51 11 19 2 0 2 7 3 0 9 2 .373 .475 .529 1.005 27 1 0 0 1
1990 37 15.3 Beloit MIDW A MIL 9 36 29 10 11 1 0 2 6 2 0 7 1 .379 .500 .621 1.121 18 0 0 0 1
1990 37 10.7 Denver AA AAA MIL 6 25 22 1 8 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 .364 .440 .409 .849 9 1 0 0 0
1990 37 8.4 MIL AL MLB MIL 88 358 323 36 85 8 5 0 25 18 3 29 19 .263 .328 .319 .647 103 10 2 4 0 0
1991 38 9.5 MIL AL MLB MIL 140 567 526 63 149 27 4 2 47 4 6 27 34 .283 .320 .361 .681 190 13 3 7 4 5
1992 39 10.4 MIL AL MLB MIL 101 273 256 22 63 12 1 1 18 6 2 12 17 .246 .278 .313 .590 80 9 0 3 2 2
MLB (17 seasons) MLB 1801 6782 6189 726 1696 262 38 47 568 137 78 383 501 .274 .319 .351 .671 2175 135 52 106 52 40
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 484 1915 1628 261 460 81 8 40 209 74 17 248 262 .283 .380 .416 .796 677 2 16 10 13 2
All Levels (19 Seasons) 2285 8697 7817 987 2156 343 46 87 777 211 95 631 763 .276 .333 .365 .698 2852 137 68 116 65 42
AA (2 seasons) Minors 264 1004 859 117 235 38 1 18 101 45 14 123 146 .274 .367 .383 .750 329 8 6 8
AAA (2 seasons) Minors 149 639 563 99 160 36 5 15 81 20 2 64 69 .284 .358 .446 .804 251 4 3 5 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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
1979 26 -1.4 MIL AL MLB MIL 0 0 0.00 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2.000 18.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1974 21 Newark NYPL A- MIL 3B 13 32 10 20 2 0 .938 2.31
1974 21 Newark NYPL A- MIL SS 47 180 54 114 12 12 .933 3.57
1975 22 Thetford Mines EL AA MIL 3B 135 457 118 310 29 18 .937 3.17
1975 22 Thetford Mines EL AA MIL SS 5 22 11 7 4 1 .818 3.60
1976 23 Berkshire EL AA MIL 3B 124 430 118 292 20 18 .953 3.31
1976 23 Berkshire EL AA MIL SS 2 4 2 2 0 0 1.000 2.00
1976 23 MIL AL MLB MIL 3B 24 194.0 55 17 37 1 3 .982 2.51 2.25
1977 24 Spokane PCL AAA MIL 3B 143 488 136 321 31 22 .936 3.20
1977 24 Spokane PCL AAA MIL OF 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1977 24 MIL AL MLB MIL 3B 14 105.0 41 8 29 4 3 .902 3.17 2.64
1978 25 MIL AL MLB MIL 1B 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 1 1.000 9.00 1.00
1978 25 MIL AL MLB MIL 2B 21 144.0 98 41 55 2 10 .980 6.00 4.57
1978 25 MIL AL MLB MIL 3B 15 82.0 29 2 25 2 2 .931 2.96 1.80
1978 25 MIL AL MLB MIL SS 1 8.0 5 2 2 1 0 .800 4.50 4.00
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1979 26 MIL AL MLB MIL 2B 22 186.0 128 50 76 2 16 .984 6.10 5.73
1979 26 MIL AL MLB MIL 3B 42 302.0 104 28 71 5 8 .952 2.95 2.36
1979 26 MIL AL MLB MIL P 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 1.00
1979 26 MIL AL MLB MIL SS 3 26.0 15 2 13 0 2 1.000 5.19 5.00
1980 27 MIL AL MLB MIL 2B 66 547.0 325 118 203 4 53 .988 5.28 4.86
1980 27 MIL AL MLB MIL 3B 69 485.0 178 41 126 11 15 .938 3.10 2.42
1980 27 MIL AL MLB MIL SS 1 6.0 6 0 6 0 2 1.000 9.00 6.00
1981 28 MIL AL MLB MIL 2B 107 905.0 613 251 352 10 95 .984 6.00 5.64
1982 29 MIL AL MLB MIL 2B 131 1134.0 718 307 398 13 104 .982 5.60 5.38
1983 30 MIL AL MLB MIL 2B 158 1416.0 900 374 512 14 128 .984 5.63 5.61
1984 31 MIL AL MLB MIL 2B 153 1342.0 844 362 469 13 111 .985 5.57 5.43
1985 32 MIL AL MLB MIL 2B 124 1070.0 672 262 402 8 89 .988 5.59 5.35
1985 32 MIL AL MLB MIL 3B 24 185.0 53 16 34 3 5 .943 2.43 2.08
1985 32 MIL AL MLB MIL SS 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1986 33 MIL AL MLB MIL 2B 135 1158.0 661 304 347 10 87 .985 5.06 4.82
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1986 33 MIL AL MLB MIL 3B 3 25.0 11 5 6 0 0 1.000 3.96 3.67
1986 33 MIL AL MLB MIL SS 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1987 34 MIL AL MLB MIL 2B 57 419.0 252 95 153 4 36 .984 5.33 4.35
1987 34 MIL AL MLB MIL 3B 38 252.0 66 24 40 2 8 .970 2.29 1.68
1988 35 MIL AL MLB MIL 2B 154 1320.0 764 325 428 11 92 .986 5.13 4.89
1988 35 MIL AL MLB MIL 3B 1 2.0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 9.00 2.00
1989 36 MIL AL MLB MIL 2B 114 953.0 611 241 362 8 88 .987 5.69 5.29
1990 37 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A MIL 2B 7 22 7 14 1 4 .955 3.00
1990 37 Beloit MIDW A MIL 2B 3 4 2 1 1 0 .750 1.00
1990 37 Denver AA AAA MIL 2B 4 18 5 13 0 4 1.000 4.50
1990 37 Denver AA AAA MIL 3B 2 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.50
1990 37 MIL AL MLB MIL 2B 80 676.0 391 164 220 7 54 .982 5.11 4.80
1990 37 MIL AL MLB MIL 3B 9 75.0 25 3 20 2 2 .920 2.76 2.56
1991 38 MIL AL MLB MIL 2B 59 456.0 306 109 190 7 31 .977 5.90 5.07
1991 38 MIL AL MLB MIL 3B 90 764.0 211 51 155 5 15 .976 2.43 2.29
1992 39 MIL AL MLB MIL 1B 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 1.00
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1992 39 MIL AL MLB MIL 2B 68 511.0 318 136 180 2 42 .994 5.57 4.65
1992 39 MIL AL MLB MIL 3B 31 150.0 46 17 28 1 3 .978 2.70 1.45
MLB (2 seasons) MLB 1B 3 3.0 3 3 0 0 1 1.000 9.00 1.00
MLB (15 seasons) MLB 2B 1449 12237.0 7601 3139 4347 115 1036 .985 5.51 5.17
MLB (12 seasons) MLB 3B 360 2621.0 821 212 573 36 64 .956 2.70 2.18
MLB (5 seasons) MLB SS 7 42.0 26 4 21 1 4 .962 5.36 3.57
Minors (1 season) Minors 2B 7 22 7 14 1 4 .955 3.00
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 3B 417 1410 384 944 82 58 .942 3.18
Minors (3 seasons) Minors SS 54 206 67 123 16 13 .922 3.52
All Levels (2 Seasons) 1B 3 3.0 3 3 0 0 1 1.000 9.00 1.00
All Levels (15 Seasons) 2B 1456 12237.0 7623 3146 4361 116 1040 .985 5.51 5.16
All Levels (14 Seasons) 3B 777 2621.0 2231 596 1517 118 122 .947 2.70 2.72
All Levels (8 Seasons) SS 61 42.0 232 71 144 17 17 .927 5.36 3.52
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1974 21 Newark Co-Pilots New York-Pennsylvania League A-
1975 22 Thetford Mines Miners Eastern League AA
1976 23 Berkshire Brewers Eastern League AA
1976 23 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1976-09-03 1976-10-03
1977 24 Spokane Indians Pacific Coast League AAA
1977 24 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1977-09-09 1977-10-02
1978 25 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1978-04-08 1978-10-01
1979 26 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1979-04-14 1979-09-30
1980 27 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1980-04-12 1980-10-04
1981 28 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1981-04-11 1981-10-04
1982 29 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1982-04-09 1982-10-02
1983 30 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1983-04-05 1983-10-02
1984 31 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1984-04-03 1984-09-30
1985 32 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1985-04-09 1985-10-05
1986 33 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1986-04-07 1986-10-05
1987 34 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1987-04-06 1987-09-20
1988 35 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1988-04-04 1988-10-02
1989 36 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1989-04-03 1989-08-15
1990 37 Denver Zephyrs American Association AAA
1990 37 Beloit Brewers Midwest League A
1990 37 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1990-06-15 1990-10-03
1991 38 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1991-04-08 1991-10-06
1992 39 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1992-04-06 1992-10-03

Sabr ID: 8618c929

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