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Bobby HigginsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1993-2005 MLB Years: 1995-2005
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Drafted
Rated Prospect

PositionsLF-590, RF-576, OF-372, DH-61, CF-22Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Leigh Higginson
Height5-11Weight195BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 18,1970 [48.060]PlaceWest Palm Beach,Florida
High SchoolFrankford (Philadelphia,PA)
CollegeTemple University (Philadelphia,PA)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 12th round (336th overall) of the 1992 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Philadelphia Phillies [Team Picks] in the 18th round (473rd overall) of the 1991 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1995-MLB-#4
MLB DebutApril 26,1995 [24.251]
OrganizationsDET [13] Awards4
TBC Player ID1037Retrosheet IDhiggb001MLBAM ID115915
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed63Power64Contact67XBH63RBIs62Runs49Hitting62Durability75Team.419Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993Lakeland TigersFSLA+det-of2261223426711732583403112210.300.406.453.85910121268.335.153.354.38414.9311.570.781.1274.3331.34
1993London TigersEastAAdet-of2263224256915443534193700300.308.358.464.82210423246.349.156.237.3627.7215.041.951.6356.0033.33
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         124447671362611760117596812510.304.383.459.84220544514.342.155.295.37311.4813.231.151.3663.8632.35
1994Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-of23137476811312832367168469950339.275.343.492.83523454530.303.217.330.3598.6818.682.154.3420.7041.22
1995Detroit TigersALMLBdet4of2413141061921751443646210752735.224.329.393.72216136486.264.169.324.32112.7622.021.732.8829.2939.13
1996Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-of25313440101003000000.308.438.462.9006116.308.154.385.40218.750.000.000.000.0025.00
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet4lf-rf2513044075141350268163656613677.320.404.577.98125461515.325.257.411.41512.6212.821.025.0516.9243.26
1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet4lf-rf2614654694163305271011277085304210.299.379.520.89928462623.311.221.359.38911.2413.641.214.3320.2238.04
1998Detroit TigersALMLBdet4rf271576129217437425853363101604216.284.355.480.83529466685.304.196.299.3639.2014.741.603.6524.4837.93
1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet4rf281073775190180124646646620222.239.351.382.73314430445.259.143.308.33114.3814.831.032.7031.4233.33
2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet4lf2915459710417944430102153749922365.300.377.538.91532178678.316.238.382.38910.9114.601.344.4219.9043.58
2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet4lf301475418415028617712012806521938.277.367.445.81224151633.284.168.331.35212.6410.270.812.6931.8234.00
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet4lf31119444501252431063125414561738.282.345.417.76218537499.290.135.243.3338.229.021.102.0044.4029.60
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet4rf32130469611101341452885973316312.235.320.369.68917331538.247.134.260.30510.9713.571.242.6033.5028.18
2004Detroit TigersALMLBdet4rf33131448631102421264527084724510.246.353.388.74117438531.275.142.306.32813.1815.821.202.2637.3334.55
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet4rf341026120001001500000.077.111.077.1882027.095.000.038.0923.7018.525.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1362491073613362703318770991536497963712523683.272.358.455.81322334905660.289.183.323.00011.4714.061.233.3026.2636.68
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter264936152271541530128271510816762849.290.364.475.839445991060.323.185.314.00010.1915.751.552.8331.2036.53
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter140489851352842368168499950339.276.346.491.83724055546.303.215.331.0008.9718.132.024.2121.2640.74
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter63224256915443534193700300.308.358.464.82210423246.349.156.237.0007.7215.041.951.6356.0033.33
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter61223426711732583403112210.300.406.453.85910121268.335.153.354.00014.9311.570.781.1274.3331.34
Detroit Tigers Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1362491073613362703318770991536497963712523683.272.358.455.81322334905660.289.183.323.00011.4714.061.233.3026.2636.68
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625848815932422841167795416410.272.358.455.81326658673.289.183.323.00011.4714.061.233.3026.2636.68
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625749316633918791796610241526.290.364.475.83927361650.323.185.314.00010.1915.751.552.8331.2036.53

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1993Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det22OF56--8872-9795.9791.70------6191.843.8
1993London Tigers EastAAdet22OF58--1001122113111.9821.91------6392.142.0
1994Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet23OF132--2821082300292.9732.21------13796.493.0
1995Detroit TigersALMLBdet24OF123--2471343264260.9852.11------13193.985.4
1995Detroit TigersALMLBdet24DH2---------------1311.51.4
1996Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25OF3--3---331.0001.00------3100.02.1
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet25LF63--9443110198.9701.56------13048.538.9
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet25RF57--10055-110105.9551.84------13043.835.2
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet25CF19--33-1-3433.9711.74------13014.611.7
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet25DH4---------------1303.12.5
1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet26LF105--1951766218212.9722.02------14671.964.8
1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet26RF57--9133-9794.9691.65------14639.035.2
1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet26CF2--1---111.0000.50------1461.41.2
1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet26DH2---------------1461.41.2
1998Detroit TigersALMLBdet27RF136--2771653298293.9832.15------15786.684.0
1998Detroit TigersALMLBdet27LF17--2621-2928.9661.65------15710.810.5
1998Detroit TigersALMLBdet27DH2---------------1571.31.2
1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet28RF88--17623-181178.9832.02------10782.254.7
1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet28DH17---------------10715.910.6
2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet29LF145-12563081973334327.9792.260.26-----15494.289.5
2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet29DH10---------------1546.56.2
2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet30LF142-12153211081339331.9762.330.27-----14796.687.7
2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet30DH5---------------1473.43.1
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet31LF117-10022411573263256.9732.190.26-----11998.372.7
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet31DH1---------------1190.80.6
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet32RF11711599624845-257252.9812.150.25-----13090.072.2
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet32DH8---------------1306.24.9
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet32CF1181---111.0001.000.13-----1300.80.6
2004Detroit TigersALMLBdet33RF1151109792231361242236.9752.050.24-----13187.871.0
2004Detroit TigersALMLBdet33DH9---------------1316.95.6
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet34RF65486---661.0001.000.13-----1060.03.7
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet34LF11921--331.0003.000.33-----1010.00.6
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet34DH1---------------1010.00.6
MLB Totals for LF - 7 season(s)-   LF59013482118768321412871255.9752.130.36-----5900.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 7 season(s)-   RF576230202311214327411911164.9772.020.58-----5760.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF123--2471343264260.9852.11------1230.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 11 season(s)-   DH61---------------610.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 3 season(s)-   CF221835-1-3635.9721.594.38-----220.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF135--2851082303295.9742.19------1350.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF58--1001122113111.9821.91------580.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF56--8872-9795.9791.70------560.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1993Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det22---------56-
1993London Tigers EastAAdet22---------58-
1994Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet23---------132-
1995Detroit TigersALMLBdet24---------1232
1996Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25---------3-
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet25------631957-4
1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet26------105257-2
1998Detroit TigersALMLBdet27------17-136-2
1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet28--------88-17
2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet29------145---10
2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet30------142---5
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet31------117---1
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet32-------1117-8
2004Detroit TigersALMLBdet33--------115-9
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet34------1-6-1

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2000American League Player of the Week (September 25-October 1) ... American League Player of the Week (June 12-June 18)2
2001American League Player of the Week (July 9-July 15)1
2004American League Player of the Week (August 16-August 22)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2005-09-15InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2005-05-13InjuredDisabled -- - 
1992-06-02Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1995Detroit TigersTeam Payroll24109,000-75333-999,520109,000109,000
1996Detroit TigersTeam Payroll25170,000-5622338957,870109,000279,000
1997Detroit TigersTeam Payroll26375,000-43613521,182,177150,000654,000
1998Detroit TigersTeam Payroll272,425,000-182180++1,276,192170,0003,079,000
1999Detroit TigersTeam Payroll283,825,000-127387++1,454,491200,0006,904,000
2000Detroit TigersTeam Payroll294,425,000-133586++1,394,248200,00011,329,000
2001Detroit TigersTeam Payroll305,325,000-117388++1,897,758200,00016,654,000
2002Detroit TigersTeam Payroll315,850,000-117488++2,011,045200,00022,504,000
2003Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3211,850,000-26197++2,163,527300,00034,354,000
2004Detroit TigersTeam Payroll338,850,000-54195++2,070,100300,00043,204,000
2005Detroit TigersTeam Payroll348,850,000-59194++2,189,055300,00052,054,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red