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Gary Matthews

Gary Nathaniel Matthews Sr. (Sarge)

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: July 5, 1950 in San Fernando, California, United States
High School: San Fernando HS (San Fernando, CA)

Drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 1st round (17th) of the 1968 MLB June Amateur Draft from San Fernando HS (San Fernando, CA).

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
1968 17 Giants AZIL WRk SFG
1969 18 -3.4 Decatur MIDW A SFG 53 206 174 31 56 11 2 8 30 9 1 29 45 .322 .424 .546 .970 95 2 1 0
1970 19 -2.6 Fresno CALL A SFG 117 449 380 76 106 11 5 23 74 20 5 58 120 .279 .375 .516 .891 196 3 4 4
1971 20 -3.1 Amarillo DIXA AA SFG 142 567 493 82 138 37 6 15 86 17 8 61 110 .280 .354 .471 .825 232 1 2 10
1972 21 -4.6 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 136 554 480 101 150 27 8 21 108 19 5 61 100 .313 .384 .533 .917 256 1 2 10
1972 21 -6.2 SFG NL MLB SFG 20 71 62 11 18 1 1 4 14 0 1 7 13 .290 .357 .532 .889 33 1 0 1 1 2
1973 22 -5.3 SFG NL MLB SFG 148 605 540 74 162 22 10 12 58 17 5 58 83 .300 .367 .444 .812 240 12 1 3 3 7
1974 23 -4.1 SFG NL MLB SFG 154 638 561 87 161 27 6 16 82 11 9 70 69 .287 .368 .442 .810 248 15 3 2 2 5
1975 24 -3.2 SFG NL MLB SFG 116 494 425 67 119 22 3 12 58 13 4 65 53 .280 .377 .431 .807 183 13 2 0 2 5
1976 25 -2.6 SFG NL MLB SFG 156 671 587 79 164 28 4 20 84 12 5 75 94 .279 .359 .443 .802 260 8 1 2 6 3
1977 26 -1.4 ATL NL MLB ATL 148 627 555 89 157 25 5 17 64 22 8 67 90 .283 .362 .438 .799 243 13 2 2 1 3
1978 27 -0.8 ATL NL MLB ATL 129 542 474 75 135 20 5 18 62 8 7 61 92 .285 .366 .462 .828 219 16 2 1 4 2
1979 28 -0.3 ATL NL MLB ATL 156 695 631 97 192 34 5 27 90 18 6 60 75 .304 .363 .502 .865 317 6 0 1 3 5
1980 29 0.5 ATL NL MLB ATL 155 619 571 79 159 17 3 19 75 11 3 42 93 .278 .325 .419 .744 239 16 0 1 5 2
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
1981 30 1.6 PHI NL MLB PHI 101 428 359 62 108 21 3 9 67 15 2 59 42 .301 .398 .451 .849 162 8 3 1 6 2
1982 31 2.5 PHI NL MLB PHI 162 690 616 89 173 31 1 19 83 21 4 66 87 .281 .349 .427 .776 263 23 2 0 6 1
1983 32 3.5 PHI NL MLB PHI 132 526 446 66 115 18 2 10 50 13 9 69 81 .258 .352 .374 .727 167 8 0 4 7 3
1984 33 4.5 CHC NL MLB CHC 147 608 491 101 143 21 2 14 82 17 8 103 97 .291 .410 .428 .838 210 10 3 1 10 2
1985 34 5.3 CHC NL MLB CHC 97 362 298 45 70 12 0 13 40 2 0 59 64 .235 .362 .406 .768 121 8 2 0 3 2
1986 35 6.5 CHC NL MLB CHC 123 432 370 49 96 16 1 21 46 3 2 60 59 .259 .361 .478 .839 177 15 0 0 2 1
1987 36 7.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB SEA-CHC 89 181 161 13 39 4 0 3 23 0 1 19 33 .242 .320 .323 .643 52 7 0 0 1 1
1987 36 7.8 CHC NL MLB CHC 44 46 42 3 11 3 0 0 8 0 0 4 11 .262 .326 .333 .659 14 1 0 0 0 1
1987 36 7.6 SEA AL MLB SEA 45 135 119 10 28 1 0 3 15 0 1 15 22 .235 .319 .319 .638 38 6 0 0 1 0
MLB (16 seasons) MLB 2033 8189 7147 1083 2011 319 51 234 978 183 74 940 1125 .281 .364 .439 .802 3134 179 21 19 62 46
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 448 1776 1527 290 450 86 21 67 298 65 19 209 375 .295 .377 .510 .887 779 7 9 24
All Levels (20 Seasons) 2481 9965 8674 1373 2461 405 72 301 1276 248 93 1149 1500 3913 179 28 28 86 46
A (2 seasons) Minors 170 655 554 107 162 22 7 31 104 29 6 87 165 .292 .391 .525 .916 291 5 5 4
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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
1969 18 Decatur MIDW A SFG OF 53 78 63 7 8 0 .897 1.32
1970 19 Fresno CALL A SFG OF 104 163 133 15 15 3 .908 1.42
1971 20 Amarillo DIXA AA SFG OF 142 305 290 10 5 3 .984 2.11
1972 21 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG OF 135 247 218 16 13 4 .947 1.73
1972 21 SFG NL MLB SFG LF 10
1972 21 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 19 153.0 35 34 0 1 0 .971 2.00 1.79
1972 21 SFG NL MLB SFG RF 9
1973 22 SFG NL MLB SFG LF 144
1973 22 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 145 1245.0 293 277 11 5 0 .983 2.08 1.99
1973 22 SFG NL MLB SFG RF 1
1974 23 SFG NL MLB SFG LF 150
1974 23 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 151 1296.0 299 281 9 9 2 .970 2.01 1.92
1974 23 SFG NL MLB SFG RF 1
1975 24 SFG NL MLB SFG LF 113
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
1975 24 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 113 991.0 244 225 11 8 2 .967 2.14 2.09
1976 25 SFG NL MLB SFG LF 156
1976 25 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 156 1374.0 280 265 8 7 0 .975 1.79 1.75
1977 26 ATL NL MLB ATL LF 145
1977 26 ATL NL MLB ATL OF 145 1283.0 283 262 11 10 1 .965 1.92 1.88
1978 27 ATL NL MLB ATL LF 1
1978 27 ATL NL MLB ATL OF 127 1077.0 256 238 10 8 0 .969 2.07 1.95
1978 27 ATL NL MLB ATL RF 127
1979 28 ATL NL MLB ATL OF 156 1363.0 312 292 12 8 4 .974 2.01 1.95
1979 28 ATL NL MLB ATL RF 156
1980 29 ATL NL MLB ATL LF 6
1980 29 ATL NL MLB ATL OF 143 1242.0 277 258 8 11 0 .960 1.93 1.86
1980 29 ATL NL MLB ATL RF 137
1981 30 PHI NL MLB PHI LF 100
1981 30 PHI NL MLB PHI OF 100 840.0 188 170 11 7 1 .963 1.94 1.81
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
1982 31 PHI NL MLB PHI LF 162
1982 31 PHI NL MLB PHI OF 162 1350.0 292 268 14 10 2 .966 1.88 1.74
1983 32 PHI NL MLB PHI LF 122
1983 32 PHI NL MLB PHI OF 122 972.0 190 174 11 5 2 .974 1.71 1.52
1984 33 CHC NL MLB CHC LF 145
1984 33 CHC NL MLB CHC OF 145 1125.0 242 224 7 11 0 .955 1.85 1.59
1985 34 CHC NL MLB CHC LF 85
1985 34 CHC NL MLB CHC OF 85 650.0 129 119 7 3 2 .977 1.74 1.48
1986 35 CHC NL MLB CHC LF 105
1986 35 CHC NL MLB CHC OF 105 779.0 151 137 5 9 1 .940 1.64 1.35
1987 36 CHC NL MLB CHC LF 2
1987 36 CHC NL MLB CHC OF 2 10.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.80 1.00
MLB (15 seasons) MLB LF 1446
MLB (16 seasons) MLB OF 1876 15750.0 3473 3226 135 112 17 .968 1.92 1.79
MLB (6 seasons) MLB RF 431
Minors (4 seasons) Minors OF 434 793 704 48 41 10 .948 1.73
All Levels (15 Seasons) LF 1446
All Levels (19 Seasons) OF 2310 15750.0 4266 3930 183 153 27 .964 1.92 1.78
All Levels (6 Seasons) RF 431
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1968 17 AIL Giants Arizona Instructional League WRk
1969 18 Decatur Commodores Midwest League A
1970 19 Fresno Giants California League A
1971 20 Amarillo Giants Dixie Association AA
1972 21 Phoenix Giants Pacific Coast League AAA
1972 21 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1972-09-06 1972-10-04
1973 22 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1973-04-05 1973-09-26
1974 23 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1974-04-05 1974-10-02
1975 24 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1975-04-10 1975-09-28
1976 25 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1976-04-09 1976-10-01
1977 26 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1977-04-08 1977-10-02
1978 27 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1978-04-07 1978-10-01
1979 28 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1979-04-06 1979-09-30
1980 29 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1980-04-09 1980-10-05
1981 30 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB 1 1981-04-08 1981-10-03
1982 31 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB 1 1982-04-08 1982-10-03
1983 32 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB 1 1983-04-05 1983-10-02
1984 33 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1984-04-03 1984-09-30
1985 34 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1985-04-09 1985-10-06
1986 35 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1986-04-10 1986-10-04
1987 36 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1987-04-07 1987-07-10
1987 36 Seattle Mariners American League MLB 2 1987-07-12 1987-10-02

Sabr ID: 617b8dee

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