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Mike RoarkeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1961-1964 MLB Years: 1961-1964
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PositionsC-181Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Thomas Roarke
Height6-2Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 8,1930 [88.032]PlaceWest Warwick,Rhode Island
High SchoolWest Warwick (West Warwick,RI)
CollegeBoston College (Chestnut Hill,MA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1952 by the Milwaukee Braves.
MLB DebutApril 19,1961 [30.162]
OrganizationsDET [4] Awards0
TBC Player ID17196Retrosheet IDroarm101MLBAM ID121264
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Hall of Fame in 1972
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed23Power27Contact80XBH30RBIs40Runs24Hitting56Durability30Team.541Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet12c308622921516122200203102236.223.283.284.567659253.247.061.148.2567.9112.251.550.79114.5017.65
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet12c315613611294141400131710024.213.287.346.633479150.217.133.228.2828.6711.331.312.6734.0031.03
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet12c3223445140001002310011.318.362.318.68014047.341.000.045.3034.266.381.500.000.000.00
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet12c332982419100700101001001.232.315.244.55920193.264.012.134.26410.7510.751.000.000.005.26
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter19449141113112644004561232612.230.296.297.59314619543.251.067.159.0008.2911.231.361.1081.8316.81
Average MLB - Per 162 games162410349492537003851232510.230.296.297.59312216453.251.067.159.0008.2911.231.361.1081.8316.81

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet30C85--3832255410405.9884.76-----68698.852.5
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet31C53--2472451276271.9825.11-----35694.632.9
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet32C16--685117473.9864.56-----22369.69.9
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet33C27--165111-177176.9946.52-----42993.116.7
MLB Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C181--86362127937925.9875.11-----151810.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet30-85---------
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet31-53---------
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet32-16---------
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet33-27---------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1965Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet34Bullpen Coach1628973.54913.04Chuck Dressen,Bob Swift
1966Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet35Bullpen Coach1628874.54310.03Chuck Dressen,Bob Swift,Frank Skaff
1967California AngelsALMLBMLBcal36Third Base Coach1618477.5227.55Bill Rigney
1968California AngelsALMLBMLBcal37Third Base Coach1626795.41436.09Bill Rigney
1969California AngelsALMLBMLBcal38Third Base Coach1627191.43826.03Bill Rigney,Lefty Phillips
1970Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet39Pitching Coach1627983.48829.04Mayo Smith
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn47Pitching Coach1627983.48811.03Herman Franks
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn48Pitching Coach1628082.49418.05Joey Amalfitano,Herman Franks
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn49Pitching Coach1626498.39527.06Preston Gomez,Joey Amalfitano
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln53Pitching Coach1628478.51912.53Whitey Herzog
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln54Pitching Coach16210161.623--1Whitey HerzogLost World Series (Cardinals)
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln55Pitching Coach1617982.49128.53Whitey Herzog
1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln56Pitching Coach1629567.586--1Whitey HerzogLost World Series (Twins)
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln57Pitching Coach1627686.46925.05Whitey Herzog
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln58Pitching Coach1628676.5317.03Whitey Herzog
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln59Pitching Coach1627092.43225.06Whitey Herzog,Joe Torre,Red Schoendienst
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn60Pitching Coach1628478.51910.03Greg Riddoch
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn61Pitching Coach1628280.50616.03Greg Riddoch,Jim Riggleman
1993San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn62Pitching Coach16261101.37743.07Jim Riggleman
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos63Pitching Coach1155461.47017.04Butch Hobson
* 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
1966-09-07Released by Tigers. 
1966-08-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1964-10-09Released by Tigers. 
1959-10-15TradeTraded by Braves with Don Kaiser and Casey Wise to Tigers for Don Lee and Charlie Lau. 
1952-06-19ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
* 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.