July 29, 1951 |
San Diego, California
|Batted: Left||Threw: Left|
|September 5, 1972 for the San Francisco Giants|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 6, 1980 for the Los Angeles Dodgers|
|Career highlights and awards|
Gary Leah Thomasson was born July 29, 1951 in San Diego, California. He was a professional baseball player. He played outfield in Major League Baseball from 1972 to 1980 and in Japanese Nippon Pro Baseball 1981-1982
Thomasson got a lot of attention when he joined the Yomiuri Giants. He got the largest contract ever in the Nippon league. Then, Thomasson played poorly in his two years in Japan. He almost set the league record for strikeouts. He ended his career with a knee injury.
Cultural references[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Beehler, Michael (2007). "Architecture and the Virtual West in William Gibson's San Francisco". In Kollin, Susan. Postwestern cultures: literature, theory, space. University of Nebraska Press. ISBN 978-0-8032-1114-8.
- Akasegawa, Genpei (2010). Hyperart: Thomasson. Kaya Press. ISBN 978-1885030467.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube