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Bob PattersonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1979-1998 MLB Years: 1985-1998
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PositionsP-790Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Chandler Patterson
Height6-1Weight195BatsRightThrowsLeft
Born DateMay 16,1959 [59.128]PlaceJacksonville,Florida
High SchoolWade Hampton (Varnville,SC)
CollegeEast Carolina University (Greenville,NC)

DraftedSelected by the San Diego Padres [Team Picks] in the 21st round (524th overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsDick Egan
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1987-PIT-#7
MLB DebutSeptember 2,1985 [26.109]
OrganizationsPIT [7] SDN [4] CHN [3] CAL [2] TEX [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16387Retrosheet IDpattb001MLBAM ID120297
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Pittsburgh Pirates in 1987
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts66Walks78Hittable56SO/BB83vsPower56Hitting12Durability73Team.496Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1979East CarolinaCollegeNCAASoS/R20622.311394220046.2321912019480001.096.17--3.669.262.53.750-
1980East CarolinaCollegeNCAAJrS/R21623.371266310150.2462319010590001.118.17--1.7810.485.90.750-
1982Gulf Coast PadresGCLRksdn-S/R23432.94862301052.060181717653201.2910.380.171.2111.259.29.571-
1982Reno PadresCalifA+sdn-ST23103.55440110025.028111005100101.309.95--1.783.552.001.000-
1982Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0533.1412102411077.0882927112753301.2910.240.121.408.736.25.625-
1983Beaumont Golden GatorsTexAAsdn-S/R24844.0143934202711116.210761521036971001.238.250.772.787.482.69.667-
1984Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-R/CL25893.2760753104113143.012963521237973001.168.100.752.326.092.62.471-
1985Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-S/R2610113.1442202271166186.0187806519521465001.289.030.922.517.052.81.476-
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn46Rel260024.7530300204.01311112310104.0029.254.506.752.250.33-10.93
1986Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-S/R27963.40252146121156.014668599441373001.228.420.522.547.903.11.600-
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24,30S/R27234.951156002036.049202005200101.4912.14--1.244.954.00.4002.08
1987Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAApit-ST28522.1214122511089.0622121530922001.036.270.513.039.303.07.714-
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30S/R28146.701578002043.0493432522271011.6510.261.054.605.651.23.2004.73
1988Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-ST29202.32440100031.02612804200000.977.55--1.165.815.001.000-
1989Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-S/R301263.35312564131177.0177696613351033001.208.980.661.785.232.94.667-
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38S/R30434.051239002126.223131238200001.167.761.012.706.752.50.5713.63
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38Rel31852.95555500019594.2883331921701231.158.370.862.006.653.33.6153.33
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38Rel32434.11541530019265.2673230715570001.259.180.962.067.813.80.5713.19
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38Rel33632.92600600026964.2592221723433001.278.210.973.205.981.87.6673.93
1993Texas RangersALMLBtex38Rel34244.78520520029152.2592828811460011.3310.081.371.887.864.18.3333.90
1994California AngelsALMLBcal28Rel35234.07470470011142.0352119615301021.197.501.293.216.432.00.4004.77
1995California AngelsALMLBcal37Rel36523.04620620020053.0481818613410111.148.101.012.196.923.15.7143.82
1996Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35Rel37333.13790790027854.2461919622531111.247.570.993.628.732.41.5003.92
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35Rel38163.34760760012059.0472322910581000.967.131.371.528.805.80.1433.63
1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35Rel39117.5233033004120.0362017212170002.3615.930.895.317.521.42.5004.52
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter39404.08559215380017528613.0619294280701804838691.299.021.022.627.042.68.4940.83
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter59413.222311081233059132975.09224033506925076720301.208.490.642.307.073.07.590-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter46343.1117689872446321782.17273132715820259516001.198.360.672.326.842.95.575-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter844.0143934202711116.210761521036971001.238.250.772.787.482.69.667-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103.55440110025.028111005100101.309.95--1.783.552.001.000-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter432.94862301052.060181717653201.2910.380.171.2111.259.29.571-
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1242.87251510530196.07842310291070001.107.21--2.689.893.69.750-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter25213.9720721186007017328.033515414631942375341.309.110.842.566.442.52.543-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter5103.89188018800439133.0129625817441282111.298.641.142.958.582.91.333-
California Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter753.4910901090031195.08339371228711131.167.841.132.646.702.54.583-
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter244.78520520029152.2592828811460011.3310.081.371.887.864.18.333-
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0024.7530300204.01311112310104.0029.254.506.752.250.33--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14144.081997192006210220.022110510025641723231.299.021.022.627.042.68.5000.83
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1393.2252242871207220.0208917916561735101.208.490.642.307.073.07.591-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1983Beaumont Golden GatorsTexAAsdn-p24433010002000201000.333.333.333.6661041.000.000.000.3020.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1984Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-p256019051005000503000.263.263.316.5796122.357.053.053.2590.0022.730.000.000.0020.00
1985Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-p264227320001001706000.074.107.074.1812034.100.000.037.0892.9420.597.000.000.000.00
1986Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-p272631090002000601000.290.290.290.5809032.360.000.000.2620.0018.750.000.000.000.00
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24,30p27118010000000602000.125.125.125.2501010.500.000.000.1130.0060.000.000.000.000.00
1987Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAApit-p28144200000001301000.000.200.000.200006.000.000.250.14116.6750.003.000.000.000.00
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30p281512110000000301000.083.083.083.1661013.111.000.000.0740.0023.080.000.000.000.00
1988Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-p2943000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1989Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-p3031262410010001008000.154.154.192.3465134.250.038.038.1550.0029.410.000.000.0025.00
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38p30123000000001202000.000.250.000.250006.000.000.333.17616.6733.332.000.000.000.00
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38p315519010000000601000.053.053.053.1061020.077.000.000.0480.0030.000.000.000.000.00
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38p32544110000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.2270.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38p33606121004001300000.333.429.500.929317.667.167.333.41814.2942.863.000.000.0050.00
1996Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35p37793010000000200000.333.333.333.6661031.000.000.000.3000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35p38741000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35p39300000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter390563710040022407000.125.155.143.2988165.219.018.054.0003.0836.9212.000.000.0014.29
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter2201137212001100234020000.186.200.204.404232135.266.018.035.0001.4825.1917.000.000.009.52
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter177110720200900232019000.182.196.200.396222131.256.018.036.0001.5324.4316.000.000.0010.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter433010002000201000.333.333.333.6661041.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter207523610040022206000.115.148.135.2837160.200.020.058.0003.3336.6711.000.000.0016.67
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1834010000000201000.250.250.250.500105.500.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162231300020011003000.125.155.143.2983027.219.018.054.0003.0836.9212.000.000.0014.29
Average Minor - Per 162 games16283515100800125015000.186.200.204.40417199.266.018.035.0001.4825.1917.000.000.009.52

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1982Gulf Coast Padres GCLRksdn23P8---71-87.8750.88------8100.012.7
1982Reno Padres CalifA+sdn23P4--14--551.0001.25------4100.02.9
1983Beaumont Golden Gators TexAAsdn24P43--416-120201.0000.47------43100.031.6
1984Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn25P60--320-123231.0000.38------60100.044.1
1985Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn26P42--929-138381.0000.90------42100.029.2
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26P3-4-------------3100.01.9
1986Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit27P25--1318-131311.0001.24------2696.217.4
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27P11-3619-110101.0000.910.28-----11100.06.8
1987Vancouver Canadians PCLAAApit28P14--24--661.0000.43------14100.09.7
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28P15-43-7--771.0000.470.16-----15100.09.3
1988Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit29P4--23--551.0001.25------4100.02.8
1989Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit30P31--1034-444441.0001.42------31100.021.8
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30P12-2612--331.0000.250.12-----12100.07.4
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31P55-94910--19191.0000.350.20-----55100.034.0
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32P54-6549-113131.0000.240.20-----54100.033.3
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33P60-6437-110101.0000.170.16-----60100.037.0
1993Texas RangersALMLBtex34P52-5237--10101.0000.190.19-----52100.032.1
1994California AngelsALMLBcal35P47-4221--331.0000.060.07-----47100.040.9
1995California AngelsALMLBcal36P62-53-4--441.0000.060.08-----62100.042.8
1996Chicago CubsNLMLBchn37P79-5413--441.0000.050.07-----79100.048.8
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38P76-5948111312.9230.160.20-----76100.046.9
1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn39P33-20-2--221.0000.060.10-----33100.020.2
MLB Totals for P - 13 season(s)-   P559-6122869149897.9900.170.16-----5590.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P176--39108-71471471.0000.84------1760.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P43--416-120201.0000.47------430.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4--14--551.0001.25------40.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P8---71-87.8750.88------80.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1982Gulf Coast Padres GCLRksdn238----------
1982Reno Padres CalifA+sdn234----------
1983Beaumont Golden Gators TexAAsdn2443----------
1984Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn2560----------
1985Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn2642----------
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn263----------
1986Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit2725----------
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2711----------
1987Vancouver Canadians PCLAAApit2814----------
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2815----------
1988Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit294----------
1989Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit3031----------
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3012----------
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3155----------
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3254----------
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3360----------
1993Texas RangersALMLBtex3452----------
1994California AngelsALMLBcal3547----------
1995California AngelsALMLBcal3662----------
1996Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3779----------
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3876----------
1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3933----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1990Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB31000.002011.0102003.009.000.0018.000.000.000.00.000
1991Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB32000.001002.0100300.504.500.000.0013.5000.00.000
1992Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB33005.402001.2311203.3316.200.005.4010.802.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs001.9350500014.7501035001.719.640.005.799.641.670.00.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1998-07-12Released by Cubs. 
1996-01-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1995-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-04-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1994-12-23Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-01-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1993-10-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-12-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1992-11-20Released by Pirates. 
1986-04-03TradeTraded by Padres to Pirates for Marvell Wynne. 
* 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
1985San Diego PadresTeam Payroll2660,000-51629-370,78060,00060,000
1986Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll2760,000-61434-386,34760,000120,000
1987Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll2860,000-59545-344,90660,000180,000
1989Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll3062,500-69141-429,80262,500242,500
1990Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll31150,000-5032727515,727100,000392,500
1991Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll32325,000-3852045742,231100,000717,500
1992Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll33785,000-3001463962,245109,0001,502,500
1993Texas RangersTeam Payroll34825,000-2931168968,431109,0002,327,500
1994California AngelsTeam Payroll35650,000-3161065957,101109,0002,977,500
1995California AngelsTeam Payroll36535,000-3221265999,520109,0003,512,500
1996Chicago CubsTeam Payroll37675,000-2961268957,870109,0004,187,500
1997Chicago CubsTeam Payroll381,050,000-27815691,182,177150,0005,237,500
1998Chicago CubsTeam Payroll39900,000-32816641,276,192170,0006,137,500
* 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