January 14, 1952 |
|Batted: Left||Threw: Right|
|August 21, 1976 for the Oakland Athletics|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 1, 1986 for the Oakland Athletics|
|Career highlights and awards|
Wayne Dale Gross (born January 14, 1952 in Riverside, California), is a former professional baseball player who played in Major League Baseball primarily as a third baseman from 1976-1986. Gross was named to the All-Star as a rookie in 1977 as a last-minute injury replacement for Vida Blue, As a rookie Gross belted 22 home runs that year. On December 8, 1983, Gross was traded by the Oakland Athletics to the Baltimore Orioles for Tim Stoddard.
- "The Newark Star Ledger July 15, 2008 pg. 43".
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