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Bob ShirleyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1973-1988 MLB Years: 1977-1987
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PositionsP-475Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Charles Shirley
Height5-11Weight185BatsRightThrowsLeft
Born DateJune 25,1954 [64.149]PlaceCushing,Oklahoma
High SchoolPutnam City (Oklahoma City,OK)
CollegeUniversity of Oklahoma (Norman,OK)

DraftedSelected by the San Diego Padres [Team Picks] in the 1st round (8th overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 5th round (104th overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers [Team Picks] in the 38th round (754th overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsAl Heist
MLB DebutApril 10,1977 [22.289]
OrganizationsNYA [5] SDN [5] CIN [1] KCA [1] SLN [1] TOR [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID17966Retrosheet IDshirb001MLBAM ID122172
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts46Walks55Hittable48SO/BB51vsPower48Hitting11Durability78Team.532Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1973University of OklahomaBig8NCAA-1S/R19702.0916610210056.0461713016610001.117.39--2.579.803.811.000-
1974University of OklahomaBig8NCAA-1S/R201132.77161337200100.2693531049840001.176.17--4.387.511.71.786-
1975University of OklahomaBig8NCAA-1S/R211331.74211477100129.07830250411260000.925.44--2.868.793.07.813-
1976nullAA--Rel22953.32160160000111.01135541039900001.379.16--3.167.302.31.643-
1976nullAAA--Rel22555.2213013000081.0916247024470001.4210.11--2.675.221.96.500-
1976Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel014104.13290290000192.0204117880631370001.399.56--2.956.422.17.5832.19
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn47ST2312183.70393541000214.021510788221001465601.479.040.934.216.141.46.4004.11
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32S/R248113.6950203020105166.0164756810611023101.368.890.543.315.531.67.4213.24
1979San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32S/R258163.3849252441130205.0196897715591170001.248.600.662.595.141.98.3333.41
1980San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32S/R2611123.5559124730327137.014358541254671201.449.390.793.554.401.24.4784.10
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32S/R27644.08281117105179.0784236634361001.418.850.683.864.081.06.6003.96
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32S/R288133.604120211060152.213874611773891101.388.141.004.305.251.22.3814.43
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya29S/R29585.08251781130108.012271611036531101.4610.170.833.004.421.47.3853.98
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya29Rel30333.384173410110114.01194743838480001.379.370.632.993.781.26.5003.84
1985New York YankeesALMLBnya29Rel31552.64488402092109.01033432526551001.188.500.412.154.542.12.5002.99
1986New York YankeesALMLBnya29Rel32045.04396330093105.010860591340641001.419.231.113.425.471.60.0004.30
1987Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-ST33055.40550000030.0382318410100001.6011.401.203.003.001.00.000-
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya29Rel33104.5012111006034.0362017416120001.539.531.064.243.180.751.0005.11
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31Rel330014.7330300107.01012125611002.1812.276.147.361.230.17-13.92
1988Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-Rel34363.90365312010390.09850391122450001.339.801.102.204.502.05.333-
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter67943.82434162272162105181430.01432689608127543790151101.389.000.803.414.971.45.4161.19
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17214.1870106020103312.034019014515951920001.399.810.432.745.542.02.447-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter8164.6654104420103201.022713510415561020001.4110.160.672.514.571.82.333-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter953.32160160000111.01135541039900001.379.16--3.167.302.31.643-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3162.1753332016400285.2193826901062710001.056.08--3.348.542.56.838-
San Diego Padres Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter39573.58197921051015512722.0718329287592744329901.378.950.743.425.391.58.406-
New York Yankees Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter14204.051653912641385470.2488232212401562323101.379.330.762.984.441.49.412-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8133.604120211060152.213874611773891101.388.141.004.305.251.22.381-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter644.08281117105179.0784236634361001.418.850.683.864.081.06.600-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0014.7330300107.01012125611002.1812.276.147.361.230.17--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings10143.8267254220163220.02201069320831212201.389.000.803.414.971.45.4171.19
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12154.18497421072220.024013410211671350001.399.810.432.745.542.02.444-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn47p2339745920020023404001.122.145.149.29411280.225.027.054.1352.5042.5017.000.000.0022.22
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32p2450404500020041607000.125.205.125.3305051.208.000.100.1687.8431.374.000.000.000.00
1979San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32p2549552510000031705001.091.138.109.2476163.132.018.073.1224.7626.985.670.000.0020.00
1980San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32p2659303100010031504000.033.121.033.1541037.067.000.100.0928.1140.545.000.000.000.00
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32p272822030001000701000.136.136.136.2723023.200.000.000.1250.0030.430.000.000.000.00
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32p2841421600020011305000.143.163.143.3066048.207.000.024.1432.0827.0813.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter266263152930080013102026002.110.152.122.274323302.180.012.061.0004.3033.777.850.000.0010.34
San Diego Padres Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter19719914203005001282020002.101.152.116.268233231.171.015.075.0005.1935.506.830.000.0015.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter41421600020011305000.143.163.143.3066048.207.000.024.0002.0827.0813.000.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2822030001000701000.136.136.136.2723023.200.000.000.0000.0030.430.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162160918200500862016001.110.152.122.274192184.180.012.061.0004.3033.777.850.000.0010.34

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23P39-2141037325047.9401.210.22-----39100.024.1
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24P50-166635-141411.0000.820.25-----50100.030.9
1979San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25P49-2051330114443.9770.880.21-----49100.030.4
1980San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26P59-137732114039.9750.660.28-----59100.036.4
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27P28-79110--11111.0000.390.14-----28100.027.5
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28P41-152431213735.9460.850.23-----41100.025.3
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya29P25-108520-125251.0001.000.23-----25100.015.4
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya30P41-114616142322.9570.540.19-----41100.025.3
1985New York YankeesALMLBnya31P48-109415312219.8640.400.17-----48100.029.8
1986New York YankeesALMLBnya32P39-105420112524.9600.620.23-----39100.024.1
1987Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya33P5---31-43.7500.60------5100.03.6
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya33P12-3413--441.0000.330.12-----12100.07.4
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33P3-71---111.0000.330.14-----3100.01.9
1988Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor34P36--512-117171.0000.47------36100.025.5
MLB Totals for P - 11 season(s)-   P434-1430622491213323311.9630.720.22-----4340.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P41--515112120.9520.49------410.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2339----------
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2450----------
1979San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2549----------
1980San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2659----------
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2728----------
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2841----------
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya2925----------
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya3041----------
1985New York YankeesALMLBnya3148----------
1986New York YankeesALMLBnya3239----------
1987Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya335----------
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya3312----------
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca333----------
1988Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor3436----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1989St. Catharines Blue JaysNYPLA-Minortor35Manager763145.40813.06 
* 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

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1985American League Player of the Week (June 10-June 16)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1987-07-31ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1987-07-04Released by Royals. 
1987-06-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1987-06-05Released by Yankees. 
1987-01-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1986-12-20Released by Yankees. 
1982-12-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1982-11-10Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1982-04-01TradeTraded by Cardinals to Reds for Jeff Lahti and Jose Brito. 
1980-12-08TradeTraded by Padres with Bob Geren, Gene Tenace and Rollie Fingers to Cardinals for Al Olmsted, Kim Seaman, John Urrea, John Littlefield, Mike Phillips, Steve Swisher and Terry Kennedy. 
* 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
1985New York YankeesTeam Payroll31637,500-1461176++370,78060,000637,500
1986New York YankeesTeam Payroll32750,000-132982++386,34760,0001,387,500
1987Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll3360,000-59538-344,90660,0001,447,500
1987New York YankeesTeam Payroll3360,000-59547-344,90660,0001,447,500
* 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