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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Leigh Higginson
Stat Years
1993-2005  [mlb] 1995-2005
Height/Weight
5-11 / 195
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
LF (590) ... RF (576) ... OF (372) ... DH (61) ... CF (22)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
High School
Frankford (Philadelphia,PA)
Colleges
Temple University (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Draft
Selected by the Detroit Tigers in Round #12 (#336 overall) of the 1992 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1995-04-26 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.251)
Service Time
Organizations
DET [13]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 1037 ... retro id: higgb001 ... mlbam id: 115915
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1993Lakeland TigersFSLA+det-22of---161223426711732583403112210.300.406.453.85926810121.354.153.33514.9311.570.7874.31.1231.3
    1993London TigersEastAAdet-22of---163224256915443534193700300.308.358.464.82224610423.237.156.3497.7215.041.9556.01.6333.3
    1994Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-23of---2137476811312832367168469950339.275.343.492.83553023454.330.217.3038.6818.682.1520.74.3441.2
    1995Detroit TigersALMLBdet424ofL-S-E-P313141061921751443646210752735.224.329.393.72248616136.324.169.26412.7622.021.7329.32.8839.1
    1996Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-25of---4313440101003000000.308.438.462.9001661.385.154.30818.750.000.000.00.0025.0
    1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet425lf-rfL-S-E-P413044075141350268163656613677.320.404.577.98151525461.411.257.32512.6212.821.0216.95.0543.3
    1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet426lf-rfL-S-E-P514654694163305271011277085304210.299.379.520.89962328462.359.221.31111.2413.641.2120.24.3338.0
    1998Detroit TigersALMLBdet427rfL-S-E-P61576129217437425853363101604216.284.355.480.83568529466.299.196.3049.2014.741.6024.53.6537.9
    1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet428rfL-S-E-P71073775190180124646646620222.239.351.382.73344514430.308.143.25914.3814.831.0331.42.7033.3
    2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet429lfL-S-E-P815459710417944430102153749922365.300.377.538.91567832178.382.238.31610.9114.601.3419.94.4243.6
    2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet430lfL-S-E-P91475418415028617712012806521938.277.367.445.81263324151.331.168.28412.6410.270.8131.82.6934.0
    2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet431lfL-S-E-P10119444501252431063125414561738.282.345.417.76249918537.243.135.2908.229.021.1044.42.0029.6
    2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet432rfL-S-E-P11130469611101341452885973316312.235.320.369.68953817331.260.134.24710.9713.571.2433.52.6028.2
    2004Detroit TigersALMLBdet433rfL-S-E-P12131448631102421264527084724510.246.353.388.74153117438.306.142.27513.1815.821.2037.32.2634.5
    2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet434rfL-S-E-P131026120001001500000.077.111.077.1882720.038.000.0953.7018.525.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)1362491073613362703318770991536497963712523683.272.358.455.81356602233490.323.183.28911.4714.061.2326.33.3036.7
    American League Totals (11 yrs)1362491073613362703318770991536497963712523683.272.358.455.81356602233490.323.183.28911.4714.061.2326.33.3036.7
    Minor League Totals264936152271541530128271510816762849.290.364.475.839106044599.314.185.32310.1915.751.5531.22.8336.5
    Minor: A+ Totals61223426711732583403112210.300.406.453.85926810121.354.153.33514.9311.570.7874.31.1231.3
    Minor: AA Totals63224256915443534193700300.308.358.464.82224610423.237.156.3497.7215.041.9556.01.6333.3
    Minor: AAA Totals140489851352842368168499950339.276.346.491.83754624055.331.215.3038.9718.132.0221.34.2140.7
    Detroit Tigers Totals (11 yrs)1362491073613362703318770991536497963712523683.272.358.455.81356602233490.323.183.28911.4714.061.2326.33.3036.7
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1993Lakeland TigersFSLA+22OF5600.0887209795.9791.700.0043.891.85
    1993London TigersEastAA22OF5800.01001122113111.9821.900.0042.092.14
    1994Toledo Mud HensILAAA23OF13200.02821082300292.9732.200.0093.096.41
    1995Detroit TigersALMLB24OF12300.02471343264260.9852.100.0085.493.92
    1995Detroit TigersALMLB24DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.41.59
    1996Toledo Mud HensILAAA25OF300.03000331.0001.000.002.1100.011
    1996Detroit TigersALMLB25LF6300.09443110198.9701.600.0038.948.51
    1996Detroit TigersALMLB25CF1900.0330103433.9711.700.0011.714.63
    1996Detroit TigersALMLB25RF5700.0100550110105.9551.800.0035.243.82
    1996Detroit TigersALMLB25DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.53.17
    1997Detroit TigersALMLB26LF10500.01951766218212.9722.000.0064.871.91
    1997Detroit TigersALMLB26CF200.01000111.0000.500.001.21.43
    1997Detroit TigersALMLB26RF5700.0913309794.9691.600.0035.239.02
    1997Detroit TigersALMLB26DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.411
    1998Detroit TigersALMLB27LF1700.0262102928.9661.600.0010.510.82
    1998Detroit TigersALMLB27RF13600.02771653298293.9832.200.0084.086.61
    1998Detroit TigersALMLB27DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.312
    1999Detroit TigersALMLB28RF8800.0176230181178.9832.000.0054.782.21
    1999Detroit TigersALMLB28DH1700.0000000.0000.000.0010.615.93
    2000Detroit TigersALMLB29LF14501,256.13081973334327.9792.300.2689.594.21
    2000Detroit TigersALMLB29DH1000.0000000.0000.000.006.26.56
    2001Detroit TigersALMLB30LF14201,215.13211081339331.9762.300.2787.796.61
    2001Detroit TigersALMLB30DH500.0000000.0000.000.003.13.47
    2002Detroit TigersALMLB31LF11701,002.12411573263256.9732.200.2672.798.31
    2002Detroit TigersALMLB31DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.813
    2003Detroit TigersALMLB32CF118.01000111.0001.000.130.60.87
    2003Detroit TigersALMLB32RF117115996.2248450257252.9812.200.2572.290.01
    2003Detroit TigersALMLB32DH800.0000000.0000.000.004.96.25
    2004Detroit TigersALMLB33RF115110979.12231361242236.9752.100.2471.087.81
    2004Detroit TigersALMLB33DH900.0000000.0000.000.005.66.94
    2005Detroit TigersALMLB34LF119.02100331.0003.000.330.610.08
    2005Detroit TigersALMLB34RF6548.06000661.0001.000.133.760.04
    2005Detroit TigersALMLB34DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.610.09
    MLB Totals - (LF)59013,482118768321412871255.9752.100.360.00.00
    MLB Totals - (CF)2218350103635.9721.604.380.00.00
    MLB Totals - (RF)5762302,02311214327411911164.9772.000.580.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)123002471343264260.9852.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)6100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)135002851082303295.9742.200.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)58001001122113111.9821.900.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)5600887209795.9791.700.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1993Minor---------114-
    1994Minor---------132-
    1995MLB---------1232
    1996MLB------631957-4
    1996Minor---------3-
    1997MLB------105257-2
    1998MLB------17-136-2
    1999MLB--------88-17
    2000MLB------145---10
    2001MLB------142---5
    2002MLB------117---1
    2003MLB-------1117-8
    2004MLB--------115-9
    2005MLB------1-6-1
    Totals------5902257637261