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Dave RobertsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1972-1982 MLB Years: 1972-1982
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1st Round Draft Pick

Positions3B-386, C-152, 2B-62, SS-40, 1B-28, OF-19, DH-4Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Wayne Roberts
Height6-3Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 17,1951 [67.063]PlaceLebanon,Oregon
High SchoolLebanon (Lebanon,OR)
CollegeUniversity of Oregon (Eugene,OR)

DraftedSelected by the San Diego Padres [Team Picks] in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$70,000
MLB DebutJune 7,1972 [21.110]
OrganizationsSDN [7] TEX [2] PHI [1] HOU [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17208Retrosheet IDrobed102MLBAM ID121278
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed55Power56Contact37XBH54RBIs52Runs39Hitting46Durability35Team.448Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1972HawaiiPCLAAA-21228014305217000000000.375.375.525.90042880.367.150.150.4060.000.000.001.2580.0026.67
1972San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn203b211004183810217053372186406115.244.275.321.59613422443.277.077.132.2734.0614.453.561.1383.6021.57
1973San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn203b22127479561372032164112178313336.286.310.472.78222644503.307.186.240.3473.3816.504.884.1722.8132.12
1974San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn203b23113318265310151820326924269.167.246.252.4988016358.195.085.192.2308.9419.272.161.4063.6030.19
1975HawaiiPCLAAA-24121442601163131271000000000.262.262.428.69018946442.242.166.165.3090.000.000.002.7136.8339.66
1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn203b24331137322021231131924031.283.367.354.721404132.326.071.204.3329.8514.391.461.5256.5012.50
1976HawaiiPCLAAA-2510636654911711053000000000.249.249.383.63214028366.228.134.134.2880.000.000.002.7336.6030.77
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3c2682186154114112321113214014.220.268.323.5916016202.261.103.167.2645.4515.842.910.50186.0039.02
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3c275497721411700122512062.216.309.309.618306112.282.093.216.26710.7122.322.080.8997.0028.57
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex14c-of2844841222213141071702003.262.319.417.73635693.297.155.250.3297.5318.282.433.2328.0027.27
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex143b-ss29101235275640103001133811125.238.280.383.6639014251.245.145.196.2955.1815.142.923.9823.5025.00
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou81b-3b3027544133015103600201.241.271.352.62319459.245.111.185.2815.0810.172.001.6954.0030.77
1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi103b-c312833261002012801000.182.229.212.4417136.240.030.061.2075.5622.224.000.000.0016.67
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter70920171944837774920827812836182792236.239.286.357.6437211332189.269.118.191.0005.8516.492.822.2441.1627.54
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter24988812823753623131000000000.267.267.418.68537182888.247.151.151.0000.000.000.002.5938.6134.60
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter24988812823753623131000000000.267.267.418.68537182888.247.151.151.0000.000.000.002.5938.6134.60
San Diego Padres Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter50916111493866763515725610329272362027.240.287.354.6415701081750.272.114.190.0005.8916.692.832.0046.0327.98
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter145319397861134411205513128.245.290.392.68212520344.258.147.210.0005.8115.992.753.7824.5425.64
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter27544133015103600201.241.271.352.62319459.245.111.185.0005.0810.172.001.6954.0030.77
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2833261002012801000.182.229.212.4417136.240.030.061.0005.5622.224.000.000.0016.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games16246144110182114862298226258.239.286.357.64316530500.269.118.191.0005.8516.492.822.2441.1627.54
Average Minor - Per 162 games162578831543441585000000000.267.267.418.68524153578.247.151.151.0000.000.000.002.5938.6134.60

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1972San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn213B84-754621661720245228.9312.710.30-----10084.054.9
1972San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn212B20-1392928275957.9662.850.41-----10020.013.1
1972San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21SS3-9-42-64.6671.330.44-----1003.02.0
1972San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21C1-21---111.0001.000.50-----1001.00.7
1973San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn223B111-982772452025342322.9422.900.33-----12787.468.5
1973San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn222B13-741531465046.9203.540.62-----12710.28.0
1974San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn233B103--831701215265253.9552.46------11391.263.6
1974San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23SS3--510121615.9385.00------1132.71.9
1974San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23OF1---------------1130.90.6
1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn243B30--2363759386.9252.87------3390.918.5
1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn242B5--145122019.9503.80------3315.23.1
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26C63--2542452283278.9824.41-----78276.838.9
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn263B2---1--111.0000.50------822.41.2
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn262B2---1--111.0000.50------822.41.2
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26SS1--242286.7506.00------821.20.6
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn27C41--135133-151148.9803.61-----35475.925.3
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn271B8--151--16161.0002.00------5414.84.9
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn27OF2---------------543.71.2
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex28C14--4551-5150.9803.57------4431.88.6
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex28OF11--131--14141.0001.27------4425.06.8
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex282B8--1523-938381.0004.75------4418.24.9
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex281B6--9--1991.0001.50------4413.63.7
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex28DH4---------------449.12.5
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex283B1---1--111.0001.00------442.30.6
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex293B37--1947527166.9301.78------10136.623.0
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex29SS33--1939386158.9511.76------10132.720.5
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex29C22--931431110107.9734.86-----410121.813.7
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex29OF5--1---111.0000.20------1015.03.1
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex291B4--4---441.0001.00------1014.02.5
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex292B4--2---221.0000.50------1014.02.5
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou301B10--838469591.9589.10------2737.09.1
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou303B7--48111312.9231.71------2725.96.4
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou302B3--1---111.0000.33------2711.12.7
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30C1---------------273.70.9
1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi313B11--272-119.8180.82------2839.36.8
1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31C10--15-1-1615.9381.50-4180.0-2835.76.2
1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi312B7--613-419191.0002.71------2825.04.3
MLB Totals for 3B - 9 season(s)-   3B386-173627070864681042978.9392.530.56-----3860.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C152-254356133612599.9793.94299.504180.0141520.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 8 season(s)-   2B62-21382101728190183.9632.950.86-----620.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS40-926578129183.9122.089.22-----400.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B28--111947124120.9684.29------280.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF19--141--15151.0000.79------190.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH4---------------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1972San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21-1-20384-----
1973San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn22---13-111-----
1974San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23----3103---1-
1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24---5-30-----
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26-63-212-----
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn27-418------2-
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex28-1468-1---114
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex29-22443337---5-
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30-1103-7-----
1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31-10-7-11-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB3011000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs11000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1982Phoenix GiantsPCLAAAMinorsfn31Pitching Coach1445886.40327.55Rocky Bridges
1984Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-Minorkca33Manager741955.25726.04 
1986Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle35Scout1628478.51911.55Pat Corrales
1987Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle36First Base Coach16261101.37737.07Pat Corrales,Doc Edwards
1996Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet45Scout16253109.32739.05Buddy Bell
* 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.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1983-05-17Released by Phillies. 
1982-03-28TradeTraded by Astros to Phillies for Steve Dunnegan. 
1980-12-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1980-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1978-10-25TradeTraded by Padres with Oscar Gamble and Cash to Rangers for Bill Fahey, Kurt Bevacqua and Mike Hargrove. 
1977-02-16TradeTraded by Blue Jays to Padres for Jerry Johnson. 
1976-10-22Purchased by Blue Jays from Padres. 
* 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.