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Bob LemonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1941-1958 MLB Years: 1941-1958
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-460, OF-14, 3B-2Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Granville Lemon
Height6-0Weight185BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 22,1920PlaceSan Bernardino,California
Death DateJanuary 11,2000 [79.111]
High SchoolWilson (Long Beach,CA)
MLB DebutSeptember 9,1941 [20.352]
OrganizationsCLE [15] Awards0Awards Voting7-559
TBC Player ID14265Retrosheet IDlemob101MLBAM ID117671
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Player Notes:   Threw a no-hitter on June 30,1948 against the Detroit Tigers ... Opening day starter for Cleveland Indians in 1950-1951,1953,1955-1956 ... The Cleveland Indians retired his #21 on June 20, 1998
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts48Walks42Hittable68SO/BB45vsPower68Hitting67Durability76Team.563Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1946Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle6Rel25452.49325271017194.0774026168395001.547.370.106.513.730.57.4443.86
1947Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21S/R261153.4437152261153167.01506864797656001.488.070.385.223.500.67.6884.00
1948Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21ST2720142.8243376201022293.223110492121291473001.237.080.373.954.511.14.5883.50
1949Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21ST2822102.993733422241279.221110193191371381001.246.790.614.414.441.01.6883.88
1950Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21ST2923113.844437722353288.0281144123281461705001.488.780.884.565.311.16.6764.19
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21ST3017143.524234817172263.0244119103191241324101.408.340.654.244.511.06.5483.83
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21ST3122112.504236628564309.223610486151051318001.106.860.443.053.811.25.6673.19
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21ST3221153.364136523541286.228311910716110989001.378.880.503.453.080.89.5833.78
1954Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21ST332372.723633321210258.0228957812921106101.247.940.423.213.831.20.7673.22
1955Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21ST3418103.88353145032211.02181039117741008001.389.280.723.154.261.35.6433.52
1956Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21ST3520143.033935421233255.0230103862389944001.258.110.813.143.311.06.5883.85
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21S/R366114.60211742020117.01297060964453071.649.890.694.913.450.70.3534.50
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21Rel37015.3311110004025.041151531681012.2514.571.075.682.840.50.0005.40
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter2071283.234603501101883173222846.02559118510241811251127763281.348.080.573.954.031.02.6181.25
Cleveland Indians Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter2071283.234603501101883173222846.02559118510241811251127763281.348.080.573.954.031.02.618-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings16103.233627915262220.019891791497995011.348.080.573.954.031.02.6151.25

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1941Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle383b2054010000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.2350.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1942Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle423b2155000000000300000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
1946Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle6p25558991630140171803000.180.240.247.48722499.214.067.135.2377.0718.182.571.0189.0025.00
1947Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21p26475611184325006902000.321.387.607.99434964.356.286.393.4449.3814.061.503.1328.0050.00
1948Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21p27521192034905210082302000.286.331.487.8185814129.319.201.269.3736.2017.832.883.8823.8041.18
1949Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21p284610817296271900102005001.269.331.556.8876015123.272.287.380.3978.1316.262.005.6915.4351.72
1950Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21p297213621379162600132513000.272.340.485.8256616153.295.213.309.3718.5016.341.923.9222.6743.24
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21p30561021121413130092201001.206.270.353.623368112.234.147.235.2888.0419.642.442.6834.0038.10
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21p3154124142850290042106002.226.250.315.565397134.257.089.121.2622.9915.675.251.4962.0025.00
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21p32511121226912172072006001.232.277.384.6614312125.267.152.232.2985.6016.002.861.6056.0046.15
1954Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21p3340981121412100062408101.214.257.337.594337113.260.123.184.2715.3121.244.001.7749.0033.33
1955Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21p3449781119001900131606201.244.344.282.62622199.286.038.205.29913.1316.161.231.0178.005.26
1956Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21p354393818005120092117001.194.272.355.627335110.194.161.258.2858.1819.092.334.5518.6027.78
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21p3625462310110001400001.065.065.152.2177246.065.087.087.0940.0030.430.002.1746.0066.67
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21p371513130001001400000.231.286.231.5173014.333.000.077.2437.1428.574.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter6151183148274549371472193241249309.232.288.386.6744571001330.261.154.234.0006.9918.122.592.7831.9736.50
Average MLB - Per 162 games16231239721421039102463113102.232.288.386.67412026350.261.154.234.0006.9918.122.592.7831.9736.50

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1941Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle203B1--11--221.0002.00------520.00.6
1942Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle213B1---11-21.5001.00------520.00.6
1946Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25P32-941328154241.9761.280.44-----5558.220.8
1946Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25OF12--332123635.9722.92------5521.87.8
1947Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26P37-1671246145958.9831.570.35-----4778.724.0
1947Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26OF2--1---111.0000.50------474.31.3
1948Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27P43-293238648113109.9652.530.37-----5282.727.7
1949Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28P37-279347145109105.9632.840.38-----4680.424.0
1950Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29P44-2882266469288.9572.000.31-----7261.128.6
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30P42-2632160258381.9761.930.31-----5675.027.3
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31P42-309327927113111.9822.640.36-----5477.827.3
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32P41-2863174315108105.9722.560.37-----5180.426.6
1954Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33P36-2582257388279.9632.190.31-----4090.023.4
1955Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34P35-2111643136059.9831.690.28-----4971.422.7
1956Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle35P39-2552461669185.9342.180.33-----4390.725.3
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36P21-1171231-543431.0002.050.37-----2584.013.7
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle37P11-2517-1881.0000.730.32-----1573.37.2
MLB Totals for P - 13 season(s)-   P460-284526370931781003972.9692.110.34-----4600.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF14--342123736.9732.57------140.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B2--121-43.7501.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1941Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle20-----1-----
1942Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21-----1-----
1946Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2532--------12-
1947Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2637--------2-
1948Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2743----------
1949Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2837----------
1950Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2944----------
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3042----------
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3142----------
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3241----------
1954Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3336----------
1955Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3435----------
1956Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3539----------
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3621----------
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3711----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1948Cleveland IndiansWorld SeriesMLB27201.6521016.11637601.438.820.003.863.310.860.001.000
1954Cleveland IndiansWorld SeriesMLB33026.7521013.1161081101.8310.800.005.407.431.380.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs223.94404200029.73201301517001.589.710.004.555.161.130.00.500

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1948Cleveland IndiansWorld SeriesMLB2727000000000000000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1954Cleveland IndiansWorld SeriesMLB3336000000001100000.000.143.000.143007.000.000.16714.2914.291.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs513000000001100000.000.071.000.0710014.000.000.0777.147.141.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle39Pitching Coach1547678.49421.04Joe Gordon,Jimmy Dykes,Jo-Jo White
1961Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi40Pitching Coach15447107.30546.08Gene Mauch
1967California AngelsALMLBMLBcal46Pitching Coach1618477.5227.55Bill Rigney
1968California AngelsALMLBMLBcal47Pitching Coach1626795.41436.09Bill Rigney
1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca49Manager1626597.40133.05 
1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca49Pitching Coach1626597.40133.05Charlie Metro,Bob Lemon
1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca50Manager1618576.52816.02 
1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca51Manager1547678.49416.54 
1976New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya55Pitching Coach1599762.610--1Billy MartinLost World Series (Reds)
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha56Manager1629072.55612.03 
1978New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya57Manager16310063.613--1 Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha57Manager1617190.44120.55 
1979New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya58Manager1608971.55613.54 
1981New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya60Manager1075948.5512.03 Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1982New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya61Manager1627983.48816.05 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1958-07-02Released by Indians. 
1938-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
* 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.