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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Virgil Swift
Stat Years
1940-1953  [mlb] 1940-1953
Height/Weight
5-11 / 180
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (980)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
Death
1966-10-17 [51.225]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Detroit Tigers in 1935
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1940-04-16 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.041)
Service Time
Organizations
DET [10] SLA [3] PHA [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18668 ... retro id: swifb102 ... mlbam id: 123052
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1940St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla725c---1130398379720103910283916000.244.295.299.59443311921.128.055.0006.479.011.390.00.0021.6
    1941St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla826c---26317013447002120221103000.259.344.300.644195517.182.041.00011.285.640.500.00.0015.9
    1942St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla827c---329763154018023502001.197.228.289.51781225.105.092.0003.706.171.6776.01.2333.3
    1942Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha827c---3601929443001512131701004.229.278.245.523206473.078.016.0006.318.251.310.00.006.8
    1943Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha828c---477224164351111003516030010.192.301.237.538262537.201.045.00013.366.110.46224.00.3816.3
    1944Detroit TigersALMLBdet129c---580247156311111920272718009.255.331.320.6512837913.182.065.0009.549.541.00247.00.3520.6
    1945Detroit TigersALMLBdet130c---69527919655002410262205007.233.298.251.549310705.115.018.0008.397.100.850.00.007.7
    1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet1231c---7421071325202100014703004.234.322.308.630124334.206.074.00011.295.650.5053.51.6116.0
    1947Detroit TigersALMLBdet932c---8972792370110121223316011008.251.330.301.6313238412.168.050.00010.224.950.48279.00.3117.1
    1948Detroit TigersALMLBdet933c---9113292236560433105129013009.223.338.284.6223568310.240.061.00014.338.150.5773.01.1215.4
    1949Detroit TigersALMLBdet934c---107418916456021800262000002.238.330.302.632215578.201.064.00012.099.300.7794.50.9317.8
    1950Detroit TigersALMLBdet935c---1167132143040290025602007.227.350.303.653159406.265.076.00015.723.770.2466.01.2620.0
    1951Detroit TigersALMLBdet936c---1244104820000500121002000.192.276.192.468118200.115.000.00010.178.470.830.00.000.0
    1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet937c---132858381004007710005.138.242.155.3976691.138.017.00010.6110.611.000.00.0012.5
    1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet938c---1423011001002100000.333.600.6671.2675211.000.334.00040.0020.000.500.00.00100.0
    MLB Totals (15 yrs)10012750212635863142381063242333590066.231.313.280.5933136769103.168.049.24810.337.430.72196.40.4516.2
    American League Totals (15 yrs)10012750212635863142381063242333590066.231.313.280.5933136769103.168.049.24810.337.430.72196.40.4516.2
    Detroit Tigers Totals (10 yrs)642169013439247112144622231452440051.232.322.282.604195947760.185.050.24811.387.400.65140.80.6115.3
    St. Louis Browns Totals (3 yrs)22264453156311168325355111001.242.301.298.59970919233.140.056.2647.487.761.04644.00.1421.1
    Philadelphia Athletics Totals (2 yrs)137416258781126124833040014.209.291.240.53146810010.144.031.22510.267.050.69416.00.2111.5
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1940St. Louis BrownsALMLB25C12800.03895598453444.9803.500.0083.198.51
    1941St. Louis BrownsALMLB26C5800.01802233205202.9853.500.0037.792.12
    1942Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB27C6000.02533993301292.9704.900.0039.0100.02
    1942St. Louis BrownsALMLB27C2800.081110292921.0003.300.0018.596.63
    1943---------28C7700.02785389339331.9764.300.000.00.02
    1944Detroit TigersALMLB29C7600.02884864342336.9824.400.0049.495.02
    1945Detroit TigersALMLB30C9400.035860512423418.9884.400.0061.498.91
    1946Detroit TigersALMLB31C4200.01871442205201.9804.800.0027.3100.03
    1947Detroit TigersALMLB32C9700.04014556451446.9894.600.0063.0100.01
    1948Detroit TigersALMLB33C11200.047655513536531.9914.700.0072.799.11
    1949Detroit TigersALMLB34C6900.02322636261258.9893.700.0044.893.22
    1950Detroit TigersALMLB35C6600.02012013222221.9953.300.0042.998.52
    1951Detroit TigersALMLB36C4300.01461733166163.9823.800.0027.997.72
    1952Detroit TigersALMLB37C2800.01181231133130.9774.600.0018.2100.03
    1953Detroit TigersALMLB38C200.01300013131.0006.500.001.3100.04
    MLB Totals - (C)980003601477647541424078.9854.200.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1940MLB-128---------
    1941MLB-58---------
    1942MLB-88---------
    1943MLB-77---------
    1944MLB-76---------
    1945MLB-94---------
    1946MLB-42---------
    1947MLB-97---------
    1948MLB-112---------
    1949MLB-69---------
    1950MLB-66---------
    1951MLB-43---------
    1952MLB-28---------
    1953MLB-2---------
    Totals-980---------