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Buck RodgersTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1961-1977 MLB Years: 1961-1969
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Major Award Winner

PositionsC-895, OF-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Leroy Rodgers
Height6-2Weight195BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 16,1938 [79.339]PlaceDelaware,Ohio
High SchoolProspect (Prospect,OH)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1956 by the Detroit Tigers.
MLB DebutSeptember 8,1961 [23.023]
OrganizationsCAL [6] ANA [4] Awards1Awards Voting5-136
TBC Player ID17268Retrosheet IDrodgb102MLBAM ID121343
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Los Angeles Angels from the Detroit Tigers in the 1960 AL expansion draft (23rd pick) ... Topps All-Star Rookie (C) in 1962
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed55Power40Contact72XBH39RBIs52Runs34Hitting54Durability58Team.481Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana7c22165681820213001600003.321.333.464.79726457.333.143.161.3521.7510.536.003.5128.0022.22
1962Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana7c2315556565146346661184568068616.258.309.372.68121046624.281.114.181.3017.2110.901.510.9694.1731.51
1963Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana7c2410030024706042322293527226.233.303.293.5968810340.251.060.157.2738.5310.291.211.1875.0014.29
1964Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana7c25148514381251834544340714771115.243.299.313.61216125572.271.070.150.2696.9912.411.780.70128.5020.00
1965California AngelsALMLBcal7c261324113386143132453561348915.209.271.265.53610918461.238.056.139.2387.5913.231.740.22411.0020.93
1966California AngelsALMLBcal7c2713345445107203748342957206811.236.281.339.62015430491.253.103.165.2705.9111.611.971.4364.8628.04
1967California AngelsALMLBcal7c281394292994133641143455264512.219.277.305.58213122475.237.086.159.2637.1611.581.621.2671.5023.40
1968California AngelsALMLBcal7c299125813496011421164832234.190.244.225.469587281.227.035.101.2165.6917.083.000.36258.0014.29
1969California AngelsALMLBcal7c301846491002005810010.196.288.217.50510152.237.021.130.2399.6215.381.600.000.0011.11
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter9323033259704114183128817272344091732374582.232.288.312.6009471633353.256.080.154.0006.9812.201.750.9297.8423.15
California Angels Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter51315981243455491513710141192291112202642.216.272.289.561462781760.240.073.145.0006.7613.011.920.85106.5322.61
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter419143513535960916151713115180620171940.250.305.338.643485851593.273.088.164.0007.2211.301.571.0089.6923.68
Average MLB - Per 162 games16252745122203550354171366814.232.288.312.60016528583.256.080.154.0006.9812.201.750.9297.8423.15

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana22C14--7111328582.9655.86-----11687.58.7
1962Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana23C150--826731014909899.9895.99-----1215596.892.6
1963Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana24C85--41648105474464.9795.46-----1210085.052.8
1964Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana25C146--884871314984971.9876.65-----414898.690.1
1965California AngelsALMLBcal26C128--6825277741734.9915.73-----913297.079.0
1966California AngelsALMLBcal27C133--6626967737731.9925.50-----11133100.082.1
1967California AngelsALMLBcal28C134--72873711808801.9915.98-404447.6713996.483.2
1967California AngelsALMLBcal28OF1---------------1390.70.6
1968California AngelsALMLBcal29C87--40750711464457.9855.25-322457.179195.653.7
1969California AngelsALMLBcal30C18--749-383831.0004.61-17481.0318100.011.1
MLB Totals for C - 9 season(s)-   C895--4750472637452855222.9885.83-897255.3668950.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana22-14---------
1962Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana23-150---------
1963Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana24-85---------
1964Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana25-146---------
1965California AngelsALMLBcal26-128---------
1966California AngelsALMLBcal27-133---------
1967California AngelsALMLBcal28-134-------1-
1968California AngelsALMLBcal29-87---------
1969California AngelsALMLBcal30-18---------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin31Bullpen Coach1629864.605--1Bill RigneyLost ALCS (Orioles)
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin32Bullpen Coach1607486.46326.55Bill Rigney
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin33Bullpen Coach1547777.50015.53Frank Quilici,Bill Rigney
1973Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin34Bullpen Coach1628181.50013.03Frank Quilici
1974Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin35Bullpen Coach1628280.5068.03Frank Quilici
1976San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn37Pitching Coach1627488.45728.04Bill Rigney
1977El Paso DiablosTexAAMinorcal38Manager1307852.600--1 
1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil39Third Base Coach1629369.5746.53George Bamberger
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil40Third Base Coach1619566.5908.02George Bamberger
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil41Third Base Coach1628676.53117.03George Bamberger,Buck Rodgers
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil41Manager1628676.53117.03 
1981Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil42Manager1096247.569--1 Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1982Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil43Manager1629567.586--2 Lost World Series (Cardinals)
1984Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAMinormon45Manager1549163.591--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon46Manager1618477.52216.53 
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon47Manager1617883.48429.54 
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon48Manager1629171.5624.03 
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon49Manager1628181.50020.03 
1989Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon50Manager1628181.50012.04 
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon51Manager1628577.52510.03 
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon52Manager1617190.44126.56 
1991California AngelsALMLBMLBcal52Manager1628181.50014.07 
1992California AngelsALMLBMLBcal53Manager1627290.44424.06 
1993California AngelsALMLBMLBcal54Manager1627191.43823.05 
1994California AngelsALMLBMLBcal55Manager1154768.4095.54 
* 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

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1987National League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1969-10-22Released by Angels. 
1960-12-14Selected by Angels from Tigers in expansion draft. 
1956-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
* 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.