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Bobby SprowlHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1977-1984 MLB Years: 1978-1981
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PositionsP-210Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert John Sprowl
Height6-2Weight190BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateApril 14,1956 [61.310]PlaceSandusky,Ohio
High SchoolSandusky (Sandusky,OH)
CollegeUniversity of Alabama (Tuscaloosa,AL)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox in the 2nd round (39th overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 5,1978 [22.144]
OrganizationsHOU [5] BOS [3] DET [1] TOR [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18337Retrosheet IDsprob101MLBAM ID122625
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts65Walks36Hittable56SO/BB47vsPower56Hitting0Durability55Team.533Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1977AlabamaCollegeNCAAJrS/R21863.1318135740092.07546320571180001.437.34--5.5811.542.07.571-
1977Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+bos-Rel21942.1026323110560.0381814233644101.185.700.304.959.601.94.692-
1978Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-S/R22932.71201199302103.06738314331021000.975.850.352.888.913.09.750-
1978Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-S/R22744.1515114300078.0723836938692201.418.311.044.387.961.82.636-
1978Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R01673.3335221312302181.0139766713711713201.166.910.653.538.502.41.696-
1978Boston Red SoxALMLBbos47ST22026.39330000012.212109310100001.748.532.137.117.111.00.0006.45
1979Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+bos-S/R23363.6713112310076.0813631131886001.479.590.123.6710.422.84.333-
1979Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-ST23593.21171619200112.0954840538702001.197.630.403.055.631.84.357-
1979Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST08153.403027312300188.017684716691588001.308.430.293.307.562.29.348-
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou41Rel23000.0030300004.01000230000.752.25--4.506.751.50-2.73
1980Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-ST2410114.35262519000180.0211102871379893101.6110.550.653.954.451.13.476-
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou41Rel24000.0010100001.01000130002.009.00--9.0027.003.00--0.25
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou41Rel25015.9715114004028.2402019114183001.8812.560.314.405.651.29.0003.26
1982Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-S/R26532.79228141010371.0582622448553001.497.350.516.086.971.15.625-
1982Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-S/R260312.001037004021.0293128131140002.8612.430.4313.296.000.45.000-
1982Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0564.893211211014392.0875750579693001.808.510.497.736.750.87.455-
1983Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-Rel27624.47292271018244.0412522134375001.698.320.206.907.511.09.750-
1983Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-Rel27007.7716016006022.0252019214112001.7710.230.825.734.500.79--
1983Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0625.56452431024266.0664541348487001.728.950.416.516.511.00.750-
1984Florence Blue JaysSALAtor-S/R28103.07422000014.21285013100001.707.36--7.986.140.771.000-
1984Kinston Blue JaysCaroA+tor-S/R28153.971192101047.2472921530270001.628.870.945.665.100.90.167-
1984Birmingham BaronsSouAAdet-Rel28006.2350500304.06331630002.7712.462.0812.466.230.50--
1984Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--S/R0253.9120119104065.2654029649400001.718.770.816.615.400.82.286-
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter035.4422418004045.0543028427343001.7510.490.785.246.601.26.0001.40
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter56503.872141011133774212832.07824223594842863928401.458.440.524.626.901.49.528-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter22274.58845529212100413.0432239210302002539301.539.410.654.365.511.27.449-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2083.15762155113317222.21729278101211979001.326.950.404.897.961.63.714-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter13153.235023275215183.2166836689417910101.428.130.394.618.771.90.464-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103.07422000014.21285013100001.707.36--7.986.140.771.000-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter863.1318135740092.07546320571180001.437.34--5.5811.542.07.571-
Houston Astros Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter015.0819118004033.2422019117243001.7511.230.274.546.421.41.000-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter026.39330000012.212109310100001.748.532.137.117.111.00.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings0145.44104198500190220.02561421331912816114001.7510.490.785.246.601.26.0001.40
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15133.87562729102113220.020611195131131697101.458.440.524.626.901.49.536-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1978Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-p2211000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1980Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-p24271000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.35450.000.000.000.000.000.00
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou41p25156010001000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.000.1530.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter156010001000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter542000000001100000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.00033.3333.331.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter271000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter156010001000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16265011000110002200000.167.167.167.33411065.250.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626000000003300000.000.333.000.333009.000.000.500.00033.3333.331.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos22P20---19--19191.0000.95------20100.014.5
1978Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos22P15--28--10101.0000.67------15100.010.7
1978Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22P3-12-1--111.0000.330.08-----3100.01.8
1979Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos23P13--48--12121.0000.92------13100.09.5
1979Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos23P17--115--16161.0000.94------17100.012.1
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23P3-4-------------3100.01.9
1980Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou24P26--329113332.9701.23------2796.317.8
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24P1-1-------------1100.00.6
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25P15-2823--551.0000.330.18-----15100.013.6
1982Columbus Astros SouAAhou26P22--39-112121.0000.55------22100.015.4
1982Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26P10---5--551.0000.50------10100.07.0
1983Columbus Astros SouAAhou27P29--211--13131.0000.45------29100.020.3
1983Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27P16--12--331.0000.19------16100.011.3
1984Florence Blue Jays SALAtor28P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.9
1984Kinston Blue Jays CaroA+tor28P11---71287.8750.64------11100.07.9
1984Birmingham Barons SouAAdet28P5---1--111.0000.20------5100.03.4
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P22-4524--661.0000.270.13-----220.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P84--759116766.9850.79------840.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P76--540-145451.0000.59------760.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P24--415122019.9500.79------240.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4---1--111.0000.25------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos2220----------
1978Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2215----------
1978Boston Red SoxALMLBbos223----------
1979Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos2313----------
1979Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2317----------
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou233----------
1980Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou2426----------
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou241----------
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2515----------
1982Columbus Astros SouAAhou2622----------
1982Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou2610----------
1983Columbus Astros SouAAhou2729----------
1983Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou2716----------
1984Florence Blue Jays SALAtor284----------
1984Kinston Blue Jays CaroA+tor2811----------
1984Birmingham Barons SouAAdet285----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2015Shelton State Community CollegeNCAANCAACollege-59Manager28217.750--0 
* 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 DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1983-12-21TradeTraded by Astros to Orioles for Craig Minetto. 
1979-06-19TradeTraded by Red Sox with Pete Ladd and Cash to Astros for Bob Watson. 
* 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.