Jim Gantner Stats

Jim Gantner was born on Monday, January 5, 1953, in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin. Gantner was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 3, 1976, with the Milwaukee Brewers. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Jim Gantner baseball stats page.

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"To a man, the Brewers admire Gantner, an overachieving, hard-nosed, feisty competitor who motivated more talented teammates with his zest for the game. He was, in the vernacular, 'a gamer,' which is just about the highest compliment you can pay a baseball player." - Sportswriter Gary D'Amato in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (08/16/2002)

Jim Gantner

Jim Gantner Autograph on a 1992 Topps (#248)

Jim Gantner Autograph on a 1992 Topps (#248)

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Birth Name:
James Elmer Gantner
Nickname:
Gumby or Jim
Born On:
01-05-1953  (Capricorn)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Campbellsport High School (Campbellsport, WI)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
180
First Game:
09-03-1976 (Age 23)
Last Game:
10-03-1992
Draft:
1974 : 12th Round (268th)

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Jim Gantner Pitching Stats

1979 26 Brewers 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 1.0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
1 Year 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 1.0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -

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Jim Gantner Hitting Stats

1976 23 Brewers 26 69 6 17 1 0 0 0 7 6 0 11 3 0 1 1 .246 .316 .261
1977 24 Brewers 14 47 4 14 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 5 0 0 0 1 .298 .327 .383
1978 25 Brewers 43 97 14 21 1 0 1 0 8 5 0 10 1 0 2 0 .216 .269 .258
1979 26 Brewers 70 208 29 59 10 3 2 0 22 16 1 17 5 3 2 3 .284 .336 .389
1980 27 Brewers 132 415 47 117 21 3 4 1 40 30 5 29 8 3 1 8 .282 .330 .376
1981 28 Brewers 107 352 35 94 14 1 2 0 33 29 5 29 9 4 3 6 .267 .325 .330
1982 29 Brewers 132 447 48 132 17 2 4 0 43 26 3 36 7 3 2 6 .295 .335 .369
1983 30 Brewers 161 603 85 170 23 8 11 0 74 38 5 46 11 4 6 10 .282 .329 .401
1984 31 Brewers 153 613 61 173 27 1 3 0 56 30 0 51 2 10 3 16 .282 .314 .344
1985 32 Brewers 143 523 63 133 15 4 5 0 44 33 7 42 10 4 3 13 .254 .300 .327
1986 33 Brewers 139 497 58 136 25 1 7 0 38 26 2 50 6 7 6 13 .274 .313 .370
1987 34 Brewers 81 265 37 72 14 0 4 0 30 19 2 22 4 1 5 7 .272 .331 .370
1988 35 Brewers 155 539 67 149 28 2 0 0 47 34 1 50 18 2 3 9 .276 .322 .336
1989 36 Brewers 116 409 51 112 18 3 0 0 34 21 2 33 8 5 10 10 .274 .321 .333
1990 37 Brewers 88 323 36 85 8 5 0 0 25 29 0 19 4 0 2 10 .263 .328 .319
1991 38 Brewers 140 526 63 149 27 4 2 0 47 27 5 34 7 4 3 13 .283 .320 .361
1992 39 Brewers 101 256 22 63 12 1 1 0 18 12 2 17 3 2 0 9 .246 .278 .313
17 Years 1,801 6,189 726 1,696 262 38 47 1 568 383 40 501 106 52 52 135 .274 .319 .351

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Jim Gantner Fielding Stats

1976 Brewers 3B 24 23 582 55 2.3 54 17 37 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .982 2.51
1977 Brewers 3B 14 12 315 41 2.9 37 8 29 4 3 n/a n/a n/a .902 3.17
1978 Brewers 1B 1 0 3 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1978 Brewers 2B 21 16 432 98 4.7 96 41 55 2 10 n/a n/a n/a .980 6.00
1978 Brewers 3B 15 8 246 29 1.9 27 2 25 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .931 2.96
1978 Brewers SS 1 1 24 5 5.0 4 2 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .800 4.50
1979 Brewers 2B 22 20 558 128 5.8 126 50 76 2 16 n/a n/a n/a .984 6.10
1979 Brewers 3B 42 33 906 104 2.5 99 28 71 5 8 n/a n/a n/a .952 2.95
1979 Brewers P 1 0 3 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1979 Brewers SS 3 3 78 15 5.0 15 2 13 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.19
1980 Brewers 2B 66 62 1,641 325 4.9 321 118 203 4 53 n/a n/a n/a .988 5.28
1980 Brewers 3B 69 51 1,455 178 2.6 167 41 126 11 15 n/a n/a n/a .938 3.10
1980 Brewers SS 1 1 18 6 6.0 6 0 6 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1981 Brewers 2B 107 100 2,712 613 5.7 603 251 352 10 95 n/a n/a n/a .984 6.00
1982 Brewers 2B 131 127 3,402 718 5.5 705 307 398 13 104 n/a n/a n/a .982 5.60
1983 Brewers 2B 158 158 171 900 5.7 886 374 512 14 128 n/a n/a n/a .984 139.89
1984 Brewers 2B 153 150 4,026 844 5.5 831 362 469 13 111 n/a n/a n/a .985 5.57
1985 Brewers 2B 124 121 3,207 672 5.4 664 262 402 8 89 n/a n/a n/a .988 5.59
1985 Brewers 3B 24 18 555 53 2.2 50 16 34 3 5 n/a n/a n/a .943 2.43
1985 Brewers SS 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1986 Brewers 2B 135 130 3,471 661 4.9 651 304 347 10 87 n/a n/a n/a .985 5.06
1986 Brewers 3B 3 3 75 11 3.7 11 5 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.96
1986 Brewers SS 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1987 Brewers 2B 57 51 1,254 252 4.4 248 95 153 4 36 n/a n/a n/a .984 5.34
1987 Brewers 3B 38 25 756 66 1.7 64 24 40 2 8 n/a n/a n/a .970 2.29
1988 Brewers 2B 154 149 3,960 764 5.0 753 325 428 11 92 n/a n/a n/a .986 5.13
1988 Brewers 3B 1 0 6 2 2.0 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1989 Brewers 2B 114 109 2,859 611 5.4 603 241 362 8 88 n/a n/a n/a .987 5.69
1990 Brewers 2B 80 76 2,025 391 4.9 384 164 220 7 54 n/a n/a n/a .982 5.12
1990 Brewers 3B 9 9 222 25 2.8 23 3 20 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .920 2.80
1991 Brewers 2B 59 53 1,368 306 5.2 299 109 190 7 31 n/a n/a n/a .977 5.90
1991 Brewers 3B 90 83 2,292 211 2.3 206 51 155 5 15 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.43
1992 Brewers 1B 2 0 6 2 1.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1992 Brewers 2B 68 57 1,533 318 4.7 316 136 180 2 42 n/a n/a n/a .994 5.57
1992 Brewers 3B 31 13 450 46 1.5 45 17 28 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .978 2.70
2B Totals 1,449 1,379 32,619 7,601 5.2 7,486 3,139 4,347 115 1,036 n/a n/a n/a .985 6.20
3B Totals 360 278 7,860 821 2.3 785 212 573 36 64 n/a n/a n/a .956 2.70
SS Totals 7 5 126 26 3.7 25 4 21 1 4 n/a n/a n/a .962 5.36
1B Totals 3 0 9 3 1.0 3 3 0 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
P Totals 1 0 3 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
17 Years 1,820 1,662 40,617 8,452 4.6 8,300 3,358 4,942 152 1,105 n/a n/a n/a .982 5.52

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Jim Gantner Miscellaneous Stats

1976 Brewers 1 0 1.000 1 2 2 0.0 6.3 9.9 - - -
1977 Brewers 2 1 .667 1 0 0 47.0 9.4 23.5 - - -
1978 Brewers 2 0 1.000 5 4 0 97.0 9.7 12.1 - - -
1979 Brewers 3 5 .375 0 12 0 104.0 12.2 9.5 0.00 0.00 0.00
1980 Brewers 11 10 .524 2 8 0 103.8 14.3 10.4 - - -
1981 Brewers 3 6 .333 3 1 0 176.0 12.1 10.7 - - -
1982 Brewers 6 3 .667 5 0 0 111.8 12.4 10.4 - - -
1983 Brewers 5 6 .455 3 0 0 54.8 13.1 8.1 - - -
1984 Brewers 6 5 .545 2 0 0 204.3 12.0 10.9 - - -
1985 Brewers 11 8 .579 3 1 0 104.6 12.5 11.9 - - -
1986 Brewers 13 7 .650 3 1 1 71.0 9.9 13.1 - - -
1987 Brewers 6 2 .750 4 0 1 66.3 12.0 8.8 - - -
1988 Brewers 20 8 .714 3 0 0 0.0 10.8 11.5 - - -
1989 Brewers 20 6 .769 1 0 2 0.0 12.4 12.0 - - -
1990 Brewers 18 3 .857 0 1 0 0.0 17.0 12.9 - - -
1991 Brewers 4 6 .400 4 0 0 263.0 15.5 11.2 - - -
1992 Brewers 6 2 .750 7 0 2 256.0 15.1 14.2 - - -
17 Years 137 78 .637 47 30 8 131.7 12.4 10.9 0.00 0.00 0.00

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Jim Gantner Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1976 Milwaukee Brewers 11 $19,000.00 - -
1977 Milwaukee Brewers 17 $19,000.00 - -
1978 Milwaukee Brewers 17 $21,000.00 - -
1979 Milwaukee Brewers 17 $27,000.00 - -
1980 Milwaukee Brewers 17 $60,000.00 - -
1981 Milwaukee Brewers 17 $127,820.00 - -
1982 Milwaukee Brewers 17 $300,000.00 - Stats
1983 Milwaukee Brewers 17 $350,000.00 - -
1984 Milwaukee Brewers 17 $400,000.00 - -
1985 Milwaukee Brewers 17 $687,500.00 - -
1986 Milwaukee Brewers 17 $887,500.00 - -
1987 Milwaukee Brewers 17 $375,000.00 - -
1988 Milwaukee Brewers 17 $937,500.00 - -
1989 Milwaukee Brewers 17 $900,000.00 - -
1990 Milwaukee Brewers 17 $700,000.00 - -
1991 Milwaukee Brewers 17 $1,000,000.00 - -
1992 Milwaukee Brewers 17 $1,150,000.00 - -
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