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Gaylord Perry Gaylord Perry
Full name: Gaylord Jackson Perry
Born: September 15, 1938, Williamston, North Carolina
First Game: April 14, 1962; Final Game: September 21, 1983
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 4" Weight: 205
Brother of Jim Perry
Selected to the Hall of Fame in 1991
NL Cy Young (1978)
AL Cy Young (1972)
RHP on TSN NL All-Star Team (1978)
RHP on TSN AL All-Star Team (1972)
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Batting RecordBatting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
1962 SF  N Daily Splits   13    13    0    3   0   0   0    1    0   0    4   0   2   0   0   1   0    0   0  .231  .231  .231   0.0 1962 SF  N
1963 SF  N Daily Splits   32    18    1    4   1   0   0    0    0   0    6   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .222  .222  .278   0.0 1963 SF  N
1964 SF  N Daily Splits   46    56    0    3   1   0   0    3    1   0   23   1   7   1   0   3   0    0   0  .054  .085  .071   0.0 1964 SF  N
1965 SF  N Daily Splits   49    64    4   10   0   0   0    2    2   0   19   1   5   0   0   1   1    0   0  .156  .194  .156   0.0 1965 SF  N
1966 SF  N Daily Splits   36    86    4   16   1   0   0    2    1   0   25   0   6   0   0   0   0    0   0  .186  .195  .198   0.0 1966 SF  N
1967 SF  N Daily Splits   42    91    2   13   1   0   0    2    0   0   28   0  15   0   0   0   1    0   0  .143  .143  .154   0.0 1967 SF  N
1968 SF  N Daily Splits   39    97    3   11   0   0   0    3    2   0   35   0   8   0   0   0   1    0   0  .113  .131  .113   0.0 1968 SF  N
1969 SF  N Daily Splits   40   117    5   14   1   0   1    2    4   0   47   1   7   0   0   2   3    0   0  .120  .156  .154   0.0 1969 SF  N
1970 SF  N Daily Splits   41   120    7   14   3   0   1    7    0   0   47   1  10   1   0   2   1    0   0  .117  .123  .167   0.0 1970 SF  N
1971 SF  N Daily Splits   38    98    5   10   1   0   1    4    3   0   32   0  10   0   0   0   5    0   0  .102  .129  .143   0.0 1971 SF  N
1972 CLE A Daily Splits   41   110    5   17   2   0   1    9    5   0   43   1  14   1   0   2   2    0   0  .155  .197  .200   0.0 1972 CLE A
1973 CLE A                41     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1973 CLE A
1974 CLE A                37     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1974 CLE A
1975 CLE A                15     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1975 CLE A
1975 TEX A                22     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1975 TEX A
1975 TOT A                37     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1975 TOT A
1976 TEX A                32     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1976 TEX A
1977 TEX A                34     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1977 TEX A
1978 SD  N Daily Splits   37    87    5    8   2   0   0    3    2   0   31   0  13   0   0   0   1    0   0  .092  .112  .115   0.0 1978 SD  N
1979 SD  N Daily Splits   32    71    2    6   2   0   1    2    2   0   19   0  11   0   0   0   2    0   0  .085  .110  .155   0.0 1979 SD  N
1980 TEX A                24     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1980 TEX A
1980 NY  A                10     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1980 NY  A
1980 TOT A                34     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1980 TOT A
1981 ATL N Daily Splits   24    48    5   12   2   0   1    7    0   0   10   1   5   0   0   2   3    0   0  .250  .265  .354   0.0 1981 ATL N
1982 SEA A                32     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1982 SEA A
1983 SEA A                16     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1983 SEA A
1983 KC  A                14     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1983 KC  A
1983 TOT A                30     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1983 TOT A
Total NL                 469   966   43  124  15   0   5   38   17   0  326   5  99   2   0  11  18    0   0  .128  .147  .159   0.0 Total NL        
Total AL                 318   110    5   17   2   0   1    9    5   0   43   1  14   1   0   2   2    0   0  .155  .197  .200   0.0 Total AL        
Total            Splits  787  1076   48  141  17   0   6   47   22   0  369   6 113   3   0  13  20    0   0  .131  .153  .164   0.0 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
League Championship Series Batting RecordLeague Championship Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1971 SF  N Daily Splits    2     4    0    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   2   0   0   0   0    0   0  .250  .250  .250 1971 SF  N
All-Star Game Batting RecordAll-Star Game Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1966 NL                    1     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - 1966 NL   
1970 NL                    1     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - 1970 NL   
1972 AL                    1     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - 1972 AL   
1974 AL    Daily Splits    1     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   1   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - 1974 AL   
1979 NL                    1     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - 1979 NL   
Total            Splits    5     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   1   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team

Pitching RecordPitching Record
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA    PW Year Team
1962 SF  N Daily Splits   13   7   1   0   1   0   43     54   195   3   29   25   14   2   20   3   4   3   0   0  13   4   3   3   3   1   5.23  -0.6 1962 SF  N
1963 SF  N Daily Splits   31   4   0   0   6   2   76     84   340  10   41   34   29   7   52   7   1   4   2   1   9   1   1   8   1   6   4.03  -0.7 1963 SF  N
1964 SF  N Daily Splits   44  19   5   2  11   5  206.1  179   832  16   65   63   43   6  155   8   6   5   5   0  23   2  12  10  12  11   2.75   2.0 1964 SF  N
1965 SF  N Daily Splits   47  26   6   0   8   1  195.2  194   848  21  105   91   70  16  170   9   5  12   6   0  24   4  15  21   8  12   4.19  -1.1 1965 SF  N
1966 SF  N Daily Splits   36  35  13   3   0   0  255.2  242  1035  15   92   85   40   3  201   8   2   7   5   0  25   9  16   7  21   8   2.99   2.5 1966 SF  N
1967 SF  N Daily Splits   39  37  18   3   2   1  293    231  1178  20   98   85   84  17  230  11   2  13   4   1  28   5  28  22  15  17   2.61   2.6 1967 SF  N
1968 SF  N Daily Splits   39  38  19   3   1   1  291    240  1159  10   93   79   59  12  173  11   3   6   4   0  33   6  20  20  16  15   2.44   1.8 1968 SF  N
1969 SF  N Daily Splits   40  39  26   3   1   0  325.1  290  1345  23  115   90   91  14  233  14   4  12  11   0  48  11  24  19  19  14   2.49   3.4 1969 SF  N
1970 SF  N Daily Splits   41  41  23   5   0   0  328.2  292  1336  27  138  117   84   8  214   7   7  11   8   0  33  14  31  24  23  13   3.20   2.6 1970 SF  N
1971 SF  N Daily Splits   37  37  14   2   0   0  280    255  1149  20  116   86   67   4  158   9  13   8   5   0  38  10  35  27  16  12   2.76   1.1 1971 SF  N
1972 CLE A Daily Splits   41  40  29   5   1   1  342.2  253  1345  17   79   73   82  16  234  15   1  11  12   0  43   9  27  13  24  16   1.92   6.7 1972 CLE A
1973 CLE A Daily Splits   41  41  29   7   0   0  344    315  1410  34  143  129  115   9  238   8   3  17   5   0  45   6  47  15  19  19   3.38   2.2 1973 CLE A
1974 CLE A Daily Splits   37  37  28   4   0   0  322.1  230  1262  25   98   90   99   7  216  19  12   2   6   0  34   7  27  12  21  13   2.51   4.5 1974 CLE A
1975 CLE A Daily Splits   15  15  10   1   0   0  121.2  120   509  16   57   48   34   5   85   5   1   2   1   0  13   2   8  10   6   9   3.55   0.3 1975 CLE A
1975 TEX A Daily Splits   22  22  15   4   0   0  184    157   739  12   70   62   36   1  148   6   2   3   3   0  32   5   7  11  12   8   3.03   1.6 1975 TEX A
1975 TOT A                37  37  25   5   0   0  305.2  277  1248  28  127  110   70   6  233  11   3   5   4   0  45   7  15  21  18  17   3.24   1.9 1975 TOT A
1976 TEX A Daily Splits   32  32  21   2   0   0  250.1  232  1005  14   93   90   52   3  143   8   6   1   0   0  31   7  12  13  15  14   3.24   1.4 1976 TEX A
1977 TEX A Daily Splits   34  34  13   4   0   0  238    239   986  21  108   89   56   4  177   8   5   3   5   0  43   9  18  14  15  12   3.37   1.6 1977 TEX A
1978 SD  N Daily Splits   37  37   5   2   0   0  260.2  241  1055   9   96   79   66   8  154   8   9   4   2   3  46   7  24  22  21   6   2.73   1.3 1978 SD  N
1979 SD  N Daily Splits   32  32  10   0   0   0  232.2  225   963  12   90   79   67  10  140  14   2   6   4   0  35   5  20  11  12  11   3.06   1.1 1979 SD  N
1980 TEX A Daily Splits   24  24   6   2   0   0  155    159   655  12   74   59   46   3  107   6   3   4   7   0  25   1  17  11   6   9   3.43   0.6 1980 TEX A
1980 NY  A Daily Splits   10   8   0   0   2   0   50.2   65   229   2   33   25   18   0   28   3   4   5   1   0  11   3   8   6   4   4   4.44  -0.7 1980 NY  A
1980 TOT A                34  32   6   2   2   0  205.2  224   884  14  107   84   64   3  135   9   7   9   8   0  36   4  25  17  10  13   3.68  -0.1 1980 TOT A
1981 ATL N Daily Splits   23  23   3   0   0   0  150.2  182   644   9   70   66   24   1   60  12   6   3   4   1  20   3  11  14   8   9   3.94  -0.2 1981 ATL N
1982 SEA A Daily Splits   32  32   6   0   0   0  216.2  245   923  27  117  106   54   4  116   7   4  13   4   0  34   5  18  13  10  12   4.40  -0.3 1982 SEA A
1983 SEA A Daily Splits   16  16   2   0   0   0  102    116   437  18   60   56   23   3   42   3   3   1   3   0  15   2  12   6   3  10   4.94  -0.7 1983 SEA A
1983 KC  A Daily Splits   14  14   1   1   0   0   84.1   98   374   6   48   40   26   1   40   8   3   4   1   0   7   5  10  12   4   4   4.27  -0.2 1983 KC  A
1983 TOT A                30  30   3   1   0   0  186.1  214   811  24  108   96   49   4   82  11   6   5   4   0  22   7  22  18   7  14   4.64  -0.9 1983 TOT A
Total NL                 459 375 143  23  30  10 2938.2 2709 12079 195 1148  979  738 108 1960 121  64  94  60   6 375  81 240 208 175 135   3.00  15.8 Total NL        
Total AL                 318 315 160  30   3   1 2411.2 2229  9874 204  980  867  641  56 1574  96  47  66  48   0 333  61 211 136 139 130   3.24  17.0 Total AL        
Total            Splits  777 690 303  53  33  11 5350.1 4938 21953 399 2128 1846 1379 164 3534 217 111 160 108   6 708 142 451 344 314 265   3.11  32.8 Total
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA    PW Year Team
League Championship Series Pitching RecordLeague Championship Series Pitching Record
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA Year Team
1971 SF  N Daily Splits    2   2   1   0   0   0   14.2   19    70   1   11   10    3   1   11   1   0   1   1   0   2   0   0   2   1   1   6.14 1971 SF  N
All-Star Game Pitching RecordAll-Star Game Pitching Record
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA Year Team
1966 NL    Daily Splits    1   0   0   0   1   0    2      1     8   0    0    0    1   0    1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0.00 1966 NL   
1970 NL    Daily Splits    1   0   0   0   0   0    2      4    11   0    2    2    1   0    0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   9.00 1970 NL   
1972 AL    Daily Splits    1   0   0   0   0   0    2      3     9   1    2    2    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   9.00 1972 AL   
1974 AL    Daily Splits    1   1   0   0   0   0    3      3    12   0    1    1    0   0    4   0   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   3.00 1974 AL   
1979 NL    Daily Splits    1   0   0   0   0   0    0      3     3   0    1    1    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0    INF 1979 NL   
Total            Splits    5   1   0   0   1   0    9     14    43   1    6    6    2   0    6   1   1   1   0   0   3   0   0   0   1   0   6.00 Total
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA Year Team

Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
1962 SF  N Daily   P   13    7    1    43       3    5    1    1   0    0    2    2    0  .889
1963 SF  N Daily   P   31    4    0    76       4   12    0    0   0    0    4    3    0 1.000
1964 SF  N Daily   P   44   19    5   206.1    12   26    0    3   0    3    6    9    0 1.000
1965 SF  N Daily   P   47   26    6   195.2    18   40    1    4   0    8    5   10    0  .983
1966 SF  N Daily   P   36   35   13   255.2    16   40    1    2   0    5    9    6    0  .982
1967 SF  N Daily   P   39   37   18   293      20   64    3    2   1    5    8   10    1  .966
1968 SF  N Daily   P   39   38   19   290.2    31   62    2    3   0    5   10   11    1  .979
1969 SF  N Daily   P   40   39   26   325.1    18   67    0    2   0    7    6   17    0 1.000
1970 SF  N Daily   P   41   41   23   328.2    30   67    4    5   0    4    8   17    3  .960
1971 SF  N Daily   P   37   37   14   280      21   41    5    5   0    7    6   17    0  .925
1972 CLE A Daily   P   41   40   29   342.2    18   61    2    7   0    5    8    5    0  .975
1973 CLE A Daily   P   41   41   29   344      19   55    0    1   0   12   16   19    2 1.000
1974 CLE A Daily   P   37   37   28   322.1    26   45    3    4   0    3    6   12    3  .959
1975 CLE A Daily   P   15   15    9   121.2    10   21    1    2   0    0    9    7    0  .969
1975 TEX A Daily   P   22   22   15   184       9   22    0    1   0    2    8    5    2 1.000
1975 TOT A         P   37   37   24   305.2    19   43    1    3   0    2   17   12    2  .984
1976 TEX A Daily   P   32   32   21   250.1    11   24    2    1   0    1   21   17    1  .946
1977 TEX A Daily   P   34   34   13   238      14   28    1    2   0    0    9    3    0  .977
1978 SD  N Daily   P   37   37    5   260.2    13   40    2    6   0    5   16   18    2  .964
1979 SD  N Daily   P   32   32   10   232.2    11   41    2    2   0    3   13   21    0  .963
1980 TEX A Daily   P   24   24    6   155      11   25    1    2   0    1   10    2    0  .973
1980 NY  A Daily   P   10    8    0    50.2     2    7    0    1   0    0    3    4    0 1.000
1980 TOT A         P   34   32    6   205.2    13   32    1    3   0    1   13    6    0  .978
1981 ATL N Daily   P   23   23    3   150.2    11   19    3    0   0    0   11    2    0  .909
1982 SEA A Daily   P   32   32    6   216.2    11   35    3    1   0    3   14   11    0  .939
1983 SEA A Daily   P   16   16    2   102       6   16    1    0   0    4    2    5    2  .957
1983 KC  A Daily   P   14   14    1    84.1     4   14    0    1   0    0    3    3    0 1.000
1983 TOT A         P   30   30    3   186.1    10   30    1    1   0    4    5    8    2  .976
Total              P  777  690  302  5350     349  877   38   58   1   83  213  236   17  .970
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
League Championship Series Fielding RecordLeague Championship Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
1971 SF  N Daily   P    2    2    1    14.2     1    2    0    0   0    0    0    1    0 1.000
All-Star Game Fielding RecordAll-Star Game Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
1966 NL    Daily   P    1    0    0     2       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
1970 NL    Daily   P    1    0    0     2       0    2    0    0   0    0    0    0    0 1.000
1972 AL    Daily   P    1    0    0     2       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
1974 AL    Daily   P    1    1    0     3       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
1979 NL    Daily   P    1    0    0     0       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
Total              P    5    1    0     9       0    2    0    0   0    0    0    0    0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG

TransactionsTransactions
Signed as an amateur free agent by San Francisco Giants (June 3, 1958).

Traded by San Francisco Giants with Frank Duffy to Cleveland Indians in exchange for
Sam McDowell (November 29, 1971).

Traded by Cleveland Indians to Texas Rangers in exchange for Jim Bibby, Jackie
Brown, Rick Waits and $100000 (June 13, 1975).

Traded by Texas Rangers to San Diego Padres in exchange for Dave Tomlin and $125000
(January 25, 1978).

Traded by San Diego Padres with Tucker Ashford and Joe Carroll to Texas Rangers in
exchange for Willie Montanez (February 15, 1980).

Traded by Texas Rangers to New York Yankees in exchange for Ken Clay and a player to
be named later (August 14, 1980); Texas Rangers received Marvin Thompson (October 1,
1980).

Granted free agency (October 23, 1980).

Signed by Atlanta Braves (January 12, 1981).

Released by Atlanta Braves (October 5, 1981).

Signed by Seattle Mariners (March 5, 1982).

Released by Seattle Mariners (June 27, 1983).

Signed by Kansas City Royals (July 6, 1983).


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