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Bip RobertsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1982-1998 MLB Years: 1986-1998
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Positions2B-936, OF-439, 3B-206, LF-110, DH-45, SS-44, CF-16, RF-4, 1B-3Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLeon Joseph Roberts Iii
Height5-7Weight165BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 27,1963 [55.048]PlaceBerkeley,California
High SchoolSkyline (Oakland,CA)
CollegeUNLV (Las Vegas,NV)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 1st round (13th overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 5th round (117th overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1985-PIT-#9
MLB DebutApril 7,1986 [22.163]
OrganizationsSDN [8] PIT [3] DET [2] KCA [2] CIN [2] CLE [1] NYA [1] OAK [1] Awards1Awards Voting1-64
TBC Player ID17203Retrosheet IDrobeb002MLBAM ID121280
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed91Power39Contact79XBH35RBIs39Runs67Hitting79Durability64Team.469Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1982Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-2b18623471001402400000.304.360.348.7088125.368.044.304.3258.0016.002.000.000.0014.29
1982Greenwood PiratesSALApit-2b183310715233106103151813100.215.315.262.577284127.256.047.252.27411.8114.171.200.000.0017.39
1982Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         3913019304107143172213100.231.322.277.599365152.275.046.262.28311.1814.471.290.000.0016.67
1983Greenwood PiratesSALApit-2b191224387814020566327166943102610.320.419.429.84818831525.339.109.292.38513.148.190.621.1473.0022.14
1984Prince William PiratesCaroA+pit-2b20134498811502558775013446332530.301.358.420.77820938552.329.119.281.3497.9711.411.431.4562.2525.33
1985Nashua PiratesEastAApit62b21105401641091951234012294364220.272.329.352.68114125442.301.080.222.3076.569.731.480.23401.0022.94
1985Nashville SoundsAmerAAAdet-of2197311318319043966394711660.267.345.367.71211423358.297.100.225.31610.8913.131.211.1277.7527.71
1985Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         202712951923855624618689075880.270.336.358.69425548800.299.088.223.3118.5011.251.320.63142.4025.00
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn22b221012413461521121412142902112.253.293.303.596738258.283.050.116.2705.4311.242.070.39241.0013.11
1987Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-2b23983596611018101382714373936130.306.375.421.79615129406.341.115.253.3509.119.611.050.25359.0026.36
1988Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-3b2410034373121218751297324506210.353.406.522.92817936383.389.169.327.4118.3611.751.411.8349.0029.75
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn103b2459130000021200000.333.400.333.7333010.429.000-.111.34110.0020.002.000.000.000.00
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn10of-3b2511732981991583252111494516203.301.391.422.81313926387.339.121.301.37012.6611.630.920.78109.6726.26
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn10of-3b261495561041723639444612556568418.309.375.433.80824148629.335.124.284.3658.7410.331.181.4361.7827.91
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn102b-of27117424661191333322611377144306.281.342.347.68914719472.329.066.189.3167.8415.041.920.64141.3315.97
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin10of-2b28147532921723464454416625421447.323.393.432.82523044601.351.109.278.37310.328.990.870.67133.0025.58
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin102b29832924670130118266384630312.240.330.295.6258614336.278.055.253.29211.3113.691.210.30292.0020.00
1994San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn102b3010540352129155231217395732217.320.383.397.78016022449.367.077.208.3508.6912.691.460.45201.5017.05
1995Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+sdn-3113100000101100000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.667.17925.0025.001.000.000.000.00
1995Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-ss31312140002100300100.333.308.333.6414013.400.000.083.2780.0023.080.000.000.000.00
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         415240002201400100.267.294.267.5614017.333.000.200.2555.8823.534.000.000.000.00
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn10of31732964090140225202173621012.304.346.372.71811016316.341.068.186.3235.3811.392.120.63148.0017.78
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca12b32903393996212052129253820688.283.331.357.68812123372.313.074.156.2996.7210.221.520.000.0023.96
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1lf339734644107172136153215311326.309.348.379.72713120372.359.070.165.3235.6514.252.520.27346.0018.69
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle62b-lf332385192330383071420201.271.333.412.74535696.286.141.259.3297.2914.582.003.1328.3326.09
1997Totals for AL-AL         12043163130202444183286731527.302.345.385.73016626468.345.083.183.3245.9814.322.390.85107.7520.00
1998Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-34619250000202410010.263.364.263.6275022.333.000.211.2839.0918.182.000.000.000.00
1998Detroit TigersALMLBdet10dh34341131728600961161421003.248.351.301.652346132.283.053.239.30712.1210.610.880.000.0021.43
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32b34611822851110115103152421104.280.340.357.6976512201.316.077.198.3157.4611.941.600.50182.0023.53
1998Totals for AL-AL         952954579170124164313842107.268.344.336.6809918333.304.068.214.3129.3111.411.230.30295.0022.78
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1202414766312202033130352264953965483027311959.294.358.380.73815752644631.331.086.222.0008.5511.831.380.65138.2321.64
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter7052514416752126342730019771270310252424170.299.370.409.77910271872857.329.110.267.0009.4510.851.150.9593.1124.87
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3041044173323581812130652711013851310110.309.375.434.809453881182.344.125.266.0009.3111.681.251.0287.0027.24
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter105401641091951234012294364220.272.329.352.68114125442.301.080.222.0006.569.731.480.23401.0022.94
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter135501821502558775113456432530.299.357.417.77420938556.327.118.283.0008.0911.511.421.4462.6325.33
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1555459316323666937198461115710.299.399.396.79521635652.324.097.284.00012.889.360.730.9290.8321.47
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter623471001402400000.304.360.348.7088125.368.044.304.0008.0016.002.000.000.0014.29
San Diego Padres Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter667225837867398212016914857212305162312428.298.361.387.7488731392521.336.089.223.0008.4112.101.440.79112.9020.65
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter230824138242476563702210010051759.294.371.383.75431658937.326.089.269.00010.6710.671.000.53164.8023.97
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter18768583203384188271246913191014.296.339.368.70725243744.336.072.161.0006.1812.231.980.13685.0021.18
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter611822851110115103152421104.280.340.357.6976512201.316.077.198.0007.4611.941.600.50182.0023.53
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter341131728600961161421003.248.351.301.652346132.283.053.239.00012.1210.610.880.000.0021.43
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2385192330383071420201.271.333.412.74535696.286.141.259.0007.2914.582.003.1328.3326.09
Average MLB - Per 162 games162559891642744473613537444438.294.358.380.73821236624.331.086.222.0008.5511.831.380.65138.2321.64
Average Minor - Per 162 games162578961732986694516627166640.299.370.409.77923643657.329.110.267.0009.4510.851.150.9593.1124.87

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1982Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit182B6--1415-229291.0004.83------6100.09.7
1982Greenwood Pirates SALApit182B32--5282718141134.9504.19------3397.023.2
1983Greenwood Pirates SALApit192B113--2673092376599576.9625.10------12292.678.5
1983Greenwood Pirates SALApit19SS1--621298.8898.00------1220.80.7
1984Prince William Pirates CaroA+pit202B129--2823522091654634.9694.91------13496.392.1
1985Nashua Pirates EastAApit212B95--2172492941495466.9414.91------10590.568.3
1985Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet21OF65--11653-124121.9761.86------9767.046.1
1985Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet211B3--271112928.9669.33------973.12.1
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn222B87--1661721033348338.9713.89------10186.153.7
1987Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn232B45--96128227226224.9914.98------9845.931.7
1987Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn23OF20--381114039.9751.95------9820.414.1
1987Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn233B12--1321523934.8722.83------9812.28.5
1988Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn243B47--39901311142129.9082.74------10047.033.6
1988Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn24OF19--3012-3331.9391.63------10019.013.6
1988Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn242B14--34392137573.9735.21------10014.010.0
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn243B2---11-21.5000.50------540.01.2
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn242B1--22-1441.0004.00------520.00.6
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25OF54--7732-8280.9761.48------11746.233.3
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn253B37--1559237674.9742.00------11731.622.8
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25SS14--2528475753.9303.79------11712.08.6
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn252B9--1723174140.9764.44------1177.75.6
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26OF75--160831171168.9822.24------14950.346.3
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn263B56--348967129123.9532.20------14937.634.6
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26SS18--2338186261.9843.39------14912.111.1
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn262B8--1025363835.9214.38------1495.44.9
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn272B68--128185735320313.9784.60------11758.142.0
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn27OF46--111-3-114111.9742.41------11739.328.4
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28OF79--13811-140139.9931.76------14753.748.8
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin282B42--518317135134.9933.19------14728.625.9
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin283B36--2068569388.9462.44------14724.522.2
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin292B64--136172531313308.9844.81------8377.139.5
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29OF11--15-1-1615.9381.36------8313.36.8
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin293B3--14--551.0001.67------833.61.9
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29SS1---------------831.20.6
1994San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn302B90--148221942378369.9764.10------10585.776.9
1994San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30OF20--30---30301.0001.50------10519.017.1
1995Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn31SS3--213111615.9385.00------3100.02.1
1995Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn312B1---2--221.0002.00------333.30.7
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31OF50--9221-9594.9891.88------7368.534.7
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn312B25--3768211107105.9814.20------7334.217.4
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31SS7--618142524.9603.43------739.64.9
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca322B63--101189442294290.9864.60------9070.039.1
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32DH16---------------9017.89.9
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32LF8--91-110101.0001.25------908.95.0
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32CF2--4---441.0002.00------902.21.2
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32RF1--1---111.0001.00------901.10.6
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33LF82--14233-148145.9801.77------9784.550.9
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle332B13--2431495955.9324.23------2356.58.1
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca333B10--312-115151.0001.50------9710.36.2
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33LF10--132-115151.0001.50------2343.56.2
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33CF2--42--661.0003.00------972.11.2
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak342B30--38583189996.9703.20------6149.218.5
1998Detroit TigersALMLBdet34DH29---------------3485.317.9
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34CF12--30-1-3130.9682.50------6119.77.4
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34LF8--9-1-109.9001.13------6113.14.9
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34RF3--1---111.0000.33------614.91.9
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak343B3--33--661.0002.00------614.91.9
1998Detroit TigersALMLBdet34LF2--1---111.0000.50------345.91.2
1998Detroit TigersALMLBdet342B1--23-3551.0005.00------342.90.6
MLB Totals for 2B - 12 season(s)-   2B501--86012324924521412092.9774.18------5010.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF335--62314111648637.9831.90------3350.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 7 season(s)-   3B147--762361417326312.9572.12------1470.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF110--174642184180.9781.64------1100.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH45---------------450.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS40--5484619144138.9583.45------400.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 3 season(s)-   CF16--3821-4140.9762.50------160.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF4--2---221.0000.50------40.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF104--184761197191.9701.84------1040.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B60--130169440303299.9874.98------600.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B59--521111813181163.9012.76------590.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS3--213111615.9385.00------30.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--271112928.9669.33------30.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B95--2172492941495466.9414.91------950.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B129--2823522091654634.9694.91------1290.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B145--3193913094740710.9594.90------1450.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1--621298.8898.00------10.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B6--1415-229291.0004.83------60.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1982Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit18---6-------
1982Greenwood Pirates SALApit18---32-------
1983Greenwood Pirates SALApit19---1131------
1984Prince William Pirates CaroA+pit20---129-------
1985Nashua Pirates EastAApit21---95-------
1985Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet21--3------65-
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn22---87-------
1987Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn23---45-12---20-
1988Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn24---14-47---19-
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24---1-2-----
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25---91437---54-
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26---81856---75-
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn27---68-----46-
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28---42-36---79-
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29---6413---11-
1994San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30---90-----20-
1995Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn31---13------
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31---257----50-
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32---63--821-16
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33-----10822---
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33---13--10----
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34---30-38123--
1998Detroit TigersALMLBdet34---1--2---29

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1997Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB33519160001202200000.316.381.316.6976021.353.000.2119.529.521.000.000.000.00
1997Cleveland IndiansChamp. SeriesMLB33520031000100800000.150.150.200.3504120.250.050.1000.0040.000.000.000.0033.33
1997Cleveland IndiansWorld SeriesMLB33622364004003500000.273.360.455.81510425.353.182.31812.0020.001.670.000.0066.67
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs519160001202200000.316.381.316.6976021.353.000.2119.529.521.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs520031000100800000.150.150.200.3504120.250.050.1000.0040.000.000.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs622364004003500000.273.360.455.81510425.353.182.31812.0020.001.670.000.0066.67

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1992National League Player of the Week (September 21-September 27)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1998-10-26Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-06-23TradeTraded by Tigers to Athletics for Jason Wood. 
1997-12-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1997-11-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-08-30TradeTraded by Royals to Indians for Roland De La Maza. 
1995-12-21TradeTraded by Padres with Bryan Wolff to Royals for Aaron Dorlarque and Wally Joyner. 
1994-12-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1994-10-20Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-01-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1993-10-26Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-12-08TradeTraded by Padres with Craig Pueschner to Reds for Randy Myers. 
* 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
1986San Diego PadresTeam Payroll2260,000-61436-386,34760,00060,000
1988San Diego PadresTeam Payroll2462,500-60434-392,10762,500122,500
1989San Diego PadresTeam Payroll2574,000-5782728429,80262,500196,500
1990San Diego PadresTeam Payroll26195,000-4642034515,727100,000391,500
1991San Diego PadresTeam Payroll27675,000-2811060742,231100,0001,066,500
1992Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll281,550,000-206975++962,245109,0002,616,500
1993Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll293,900,000-40396++968,431109,0006,516,500
1994San Diego PadresTeam Payroll301,650,000-207377++957,101109,0008,166,500
1995San Diego PadresTeam Payroll312,300,000-142585++999,520109,00010,466,500
1996Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll322,500,000-126286++957,870109,00012,966,500
1997Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll331,950,000-198879++1,182,177150,00014,916,500
1997Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll331,950,000-1981479++1,182,177150,00014,916,500
1998Detroit TigersTeam Payroll342,300,000-189279++1,276,192170,00017,216,500
1998Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll342,300,000-189579++1,276,192170,00017,216,500
* 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