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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Walter Ellis
Stat Years
1971-1980  [mlb] 1971-1975
Height/Weight
5-11 / 180
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (278) ... 3B (23) ... C (15) ... DH (10) ... 1B (1)
Draft Position
iF-Of
Born Date/Place
High School
Ottawa Hills (Grand Rapids,MI)
Colleges
Michigan State University (East Lansing, Michigan)
Draft
Selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in Round #1 (#3 overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft (June-SecD Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1971-06-18 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.350)
Service Time
Organizations
MIL [4] CLE [2] PIT [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11119 ... retro id: ellir103 ... mlbam id: 113820
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1971EvansvilleAmerAAA----20of-3b---138120133672220000000000.300.300.442.7421205311.000.142.0000.000.000.0060.01.6730.6
    1971Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil8203b-ofL-S-E-P136111922200602122413205.198.278.216.494129242.108.018.2479.3018.602.000.00.009.1
    1972San AntonioTexAA----21of-3b---2542062957101316000000000.277.277.379.6562067814.000.102.0000.000.000.0068.71.4624.6
    1972EvansvilleAmerAAA----21of-3b---243123122891211000000000.228.228.366.5941234512.000.138.0000.000.000.0061.51.6342.9
    1974Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil823of-dhL-S-E-P3224841420040041100000.292.346.333.67952162.125.041.3787.6921.152.750.00.0014.3
    1975Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil824ofL-S-E-P467320000000001001.286.286.286.572820.000.000.2860.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1977Spokane IndiansPCLAAAmil-26of-3b---57723230669232611245112300.284.350.379.7292628814.198.095.3489.1619.472.1377.31.1521.2
    1978Portland BeaversPCLAAAcle-27of---6123447851492310219142528867300.333.407.570.97751525554.358.237.37510.1017.091.6921.34.0836.2
    1979Tacoma TugsPCLAAAcle-28of---792331549813595455365922800.296.361.447.80837914827.260.151.3289.5015.571.6436.82.3727.5
    1980Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-29of---871216436620264001473411200.306.429.500.92926710828.407.194.33717.6012.730.7236.02.2542.4
    MLB Totals (3 yrs)6416616384001002163514206.229.297.253.550189424.108.024.2868.4718.522.190.00.0010.5
    American League Totals (3 yrs)6416616384001002163514206.229.297.253.550189424.108.024.2868.4718.522.190.00.0010.5
    Minor League Totals498167526650091234625810915923210121600.299.360.463.8231872775160.260.164.3218.4912.391.4636.42.4632.0
    Minor: AA Totals542062957101316000000000.277.277.379.6562067814.102.102.2660.000.000.0068.71.4624.6
    Minor: AAA Totals444146923744381224324210915923210121600.302.370.474.8441666697146.282.172.3319.5413.931.4634.22.5833.0
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (3 yrs)6416616384001002163514206.229.297.253.550189424.108.024.2868.4718.522.190.00.0010.5
    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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1977Spokane IndiansPCLAAAmil-261---000.0010000101.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00.000
    1977Minor Totals: MILbyYearAAA----261---000.0010000101.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
    Minor League Totals000.0010000101.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals000.0010000101.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1971Milwaukee BrewersALMLB203B190148.01323353936.9231.900.2411.852.84
    1971Milwaukee BrewersALMLB20OF150119.0240102524.9601.600.209.341.79
    1974Milwaukee BrewersALMLB233B101.0000000.0000.000.000.64.53
    1974Milwaukee BrewersALMLB23OF11068.01330016161.0001.500.246.850.09
    1974Milwaukee BrewersALMLB23DH900.0000000.0000.000.005.640.96
    1975Milwaukee BrewersALMLB24OF5023.01000111.0000.200.043.183.310
    1975Milwaukee BrewersALMLB24DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.616.712
    1978Portland BeaversPCLAAA27C1300.0462114948.9803.700.009.410.63
    1978Portland BeaversPCLAAA27OF10300.01801040194190.9791.800.0074.683.73
    1979Portland BeaversPCLAAA283B100.00200221.0002.000.000.70.07
    1979Tacoma TugsPCLAAA28OF7900.01181124131129.9851.600.0053.785.93
    1980Portland BeaversPCLAAA29C200.0121043.7501.500.001.42.84
    1980Portland BeaversPCLAAA291B100.04000441.0004.000.000.71.45
    1980Portland BeaversPCLAAA293B200.0131054.8002.000.001.42.86
    1980Portland BeaversPCLAAA29OF6500.0105610112111.9911.700.0044.891.52
    MLB Totals - (3B)20014913233512.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)3102103831011.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)1000000000.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (C)15004742113.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (1B)100400014.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (3B)300151012.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (OF)24700403277412.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1971MLB----19----15-
    1974MLB----1----119
    1975MLB---------51
    1978Minor-13-------103-
    1979Minor----1----79-
    1980Minor-21-2----65-
    Totals-151-23----27810