Greg Goossen Stats

Greg Goossen was born on Friday, December 14, 1945, in Los Angeles, California. Goossen was 19 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 3, 1965, with the New York Mets. 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 Greg Goossen baseball stats page.

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"We got a kid here named Greg Goossen, twenty years old, and in ten years he's got a chance to be thirty." - Casey Stengel in Ball Four ( Jim Bouton , Leonard Shecter, 1970, Page 284)

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Greg Goossen Autograph on Renato Galasso (#33)

Greg Goossen Autograph on Renato Galasso (#33)

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Birth Name:
Gregory Bryant Goossen
Nickname:
Greg
Born On:
12-14-1945  (Sagittarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Los Angeles, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
02-26-2011 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Sherman Oaks, California
Cemetery:
None (Body Donated to UCLA Medical School)
High School:
Notre Dame High School (Sherman Oaks, CA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
Player Weight Chart Weight:
210
First Game:
09-03-1965 (Age 19)
Last Game:
10-01-1970
Draft:
Undrafted Free Agent

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Greg Goossen Pitching Stats

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Greg Goossen Hitting Stats

1965 20 Mets 11 31 2 9 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 .290 .313 .387
1966 21 Mets 13 32 1 6 2 0 1 0 5 1 0 11 0 0 1 3 .188 .235 .344
1967 22 Mets 37 69 2 11 1 0 0 0 3 4 0 26 0 0 1 1 .159 .216 .174
1968 23 Mets 38 106 4 22 7 0 0 0 6 10 0 21 1 0 2 4 .208 .288 .274
1969 24 Pilots 52 139 19 43 8 1 10 0 24 14 0 29 1 0 3 5 .309 .385 .597
1970 25 Brewers 21 47 3 12 3 0 1 0 3 10 0 12 0 0 2 1 .255 .407 .383
1970 25 Senators 21 36 2 8 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 8 0 1 0 1 .222 .256 .306
6 Years 193 460 33 111 24 1 13 0 44 42 0 112 2 1 9 15 .241 .316 .383

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Greg Goossen Fielding Stats

1965 Mets C 8 7 198 47 5.9 46 45 1 1 0 1 4 1 .979 6.27
1966 Mets C 11 8 222 32 2.9 32 29 3 0 0 1 7 3 1.000 3.89
1967 Mets C 23 12 381 111 4.8 108 101 7 3 2 3 16 4 .973 7.65
1968 Mets 1B 31 30 720 255 8.2 253 230 23 2 18 n/a n/a n/a .992 9.49
1968 Mets C 1 1 27 9 9.0 8 7 1 1 0 1 4 0 .889 8.00
1969 Pilots 1B 31 29 792 290 9.4 288 265 23 2 15 n/a n/a n/a .993 9.82
1969 Pilots LF 2 1 72 3 1.5 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.13
1970 Brewers 1B 15 15 318 101 6.7 100 95 5 1 8 n/a n/a n/a .990 8.49
1970 Senators 1B 2 2 48 17 8.5 17 14 3 0 4 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.56
1970 Senators LF 5 5 111 3 0.6 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.73
1B Totals 79 76 1,878 663 8.4 658 604 54 5 45 n/a n/a n/a .992 9.46
C Totals 43 28 828 199 4.6 194 182 12 5 2 6 31 8 .975 6.33
LF Totals 7 6 183 6 0.9 6 6 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.89
6 Years 129 110 2,889 868 6.7 858 792 66 10 47 6 31 8 .988 8.02

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Greg Goossen Miscellaneous Stats

1965 Mets 0 0 .000 4 0 n/a 31.0 6.2 15.5 - - -
1966 Mets 0 0 .000 2 0 n/a 32.0 2.9 6.4 - - -
1967 Mets 0 0 .000 23 0 n/a 0.0 2.7 23.0 - - -
1968 Mets 0 0 .000 6 0 n/a 0.0 5.0 17.7 - - -
1969 Pilots 1 1 .500 19 0 n/a 13.9 4.8 5.8 - - -
1970 Brewers 0 0 .000 6 0 n/a 47.0 3.9 15.7 - - -
1970 Senators 0 0 .000 14 0 n/a 0.0 4.5 36.0 - - -
6 Years 1 1 .500 74 0 n/a 35.4 4.1 10.5 - - -

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Greg Goossen Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1965 New York Mets 10 Undetermined - -
1966 New York Mets 10 Undetermined - -
1967 New York Mets 10 Undetermined - -
1968 New York Mets 10 Undetermined - -
1969 Seattle Pilots 34 , 54 Undetermined - -
1970 Milwaukee Brewers 34 Undetermined - -
1970 Washington Senators 24 $13,500.00 - -
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