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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Andrew Veale
Stat Years
1958-1974  [mlb] 1962-1974
Height/Weight
6-6 / 212
Bats/Throws
Both / Left
Positions
P (397)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Birmingham (Birmingham,AL)
Colleges
Benedictine College (Atchison, Kansas)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1958
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Buddy Hancken
MLB Debut
1962-04-16 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.171)
Service Time
Organizations
PIT [11] BOS [3]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19194 ... retro id: vealb101 ... mlbam id: 123684
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1958Las VegasCalifA+----221---265.431700000063.0605238055740001.838.570.007.8610.577.431.35.250
    1958Minor Totals: byYearA+----221---265.4317000017063.0605238055740001.838.570.007.8610.577.431.35.250
    1959WilsonCaroA+----232---1253.4921000000147.0103715701261870001.566.310.007.7111.454.351.48.706
    1959Minor Totals: byYearA+----231---1253.49210000210147.0103715701261870001.566.310.007.7111.454.351.48.706
    1960ColumbusILAAA----243---1093.5131000000172.0155776701191500001.598.110.006.237.854.031.26.526
    1960Minor Totals: byYearAAA----241---1093.51310000310172.0155776701191500001.598.110.006.237.854.031.26.526
    1961ColumbusILAAA----254---14112.5528000000201.016969570922080001.307.570.004.129.313.092.26.560
    1961Minor Totals: byYearAAA----251---14112.55280000280201.016969570922080001.307.570.004.129.313.092.26.560
    1962ColumbusILAAA----265---853.0922000000134.010555460711790001.317.050.004.7712.023.692.52.615
    1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39265Log - Sp - Ext - Perf223.741162015145.2392519225422101.407.690.394.938.284.931.68.500
    1962Minor Totals: byYearAAA----261---853.09220000220134.010555460711790001.317.050.004.7712.023.692.52.615
    1962MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf223.781162015145.7392519225422101.427.770.404.988.364.981.68.500
    1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf521.04347321027377.259159140685111.276.840.124.647.881.741.70.714
    1963MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf521.05347321027377.759159140685111.286.880.124.667.931.751.70.714
    1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39287Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18122.744038141120279.222210085812425018131.247.140.263.998.053.222.02.600
    1964MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18122.744038141120279.722210085812425018131.247.160.264.008.063.222.02.600
    1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39298Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17122.843937147220266.02219884511927617071.287.480.174.039.343.322.32.586
    1965MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17122.843937147220266.02219884511927617071.287.480.174.039.343.322.32.586
    1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39309Log - Sp - Ext - Perf16123.023837123010268.122899901810222910051.237.650.603.427.683.322.25.571
    1966MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf16123.023837123010268.322899901810222910051.237.650.603.427.693.322.25.571
    1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit393110Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1683.64333161020203.018490821211917911351.498.160.535.287.943.991.50.667
    1967MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1683.64333161020203.018490821211917911351.498.160.535.287.943.991.50.667
    1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit393211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13142.053633134230245.1187675613941719121.156.860.483.456.272.461.82.481
    1968MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13142.063633134230245.3187675613941719121.156.870.483.456.282.461.82.481
    1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit393312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13143.23343491000225.223293818912135131.439.250.323.638.493.712.34.481
    1969MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13143.24343491000225.723293818912135131.439.270.323.648.513.722.34.481
    1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit393413Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10153.92343251020202.0189998815941789131.408.420.674.197.934.411.89.400
    1970MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10153.92343251020202.0189998815941789131.408.420.674.197.934.411.89.400
    1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit393514Log - Sp - Ext - Perf606.99370001237246.1593836524403001.7911.460.974.667.777.381.671.000
    1971MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf607.03370001237246.3593836524403001.8011.520.984.697.817.421.671.000
    1972CharlestonILAAA----3615---432.821700000083.0772926037760001.378.350.004.018.243.142.05.571
    1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit393615Log - Sp - Ext - Perf006.0050003509.010760761001.8910.000.007.006.007.000.86.000
    1972Boston Red SoxALMLBbos553615Log - Sp - Ext - Perf200.0060003628.020003100000.632.250.003.3811.250.003.331.000
    1972Minor Totals: byYearAAA----361---432.8217000017083.0772926037760001.378.350.004.018.243.142.05.571
    1972MLB Totals: PIT-BOSbyYearMLB----362Log - Sp - Ext - Perf203.1811000611217.01276010161001.296.350.005.298.473.711.601.000
    1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos553716Log - Sp - Ext - Perf233.473200024321136.1371614212251001.359.170.502.976.193.962.08.400
    1973MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----371Log - Sp - Ext - Perf233.493200024321136.3371614212251001.369.220.502.996.233.992.08.400
    1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos553817Log - Sp - Ext - Perf015.5418000518213.0158824161001.4610.381.382.7711.085.544.00.000
    1974MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----381Log - Sp - Ext - Perf015.5418000518213.0158824161001.4610.381.382.7711.085.544.00.000
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)120953.07397255782063142211,926.01684755658918581703929291.327.870.434.017.963.531.98.558
    National League Totals (11 yrs)116913.063412557820318661,868.71630731636878391652909291.327.850.424.047.963.521.97.560
    American League Totals (3 yrs)443.475600032561557.3542422419512001.288.510.632.998.043.782.68.500
    Minor League Totals50393.2713600001360800.066935329105008740001.467.530.005.639.833.971.75.562
    Minor: A+ Totals14114.07380000380210.01631239501812610001.646.990.007.7611.195.271.44.560
    Minor: AAA Totals36282.99980000980590.050623019603196130001.407.720.004.879.353.511.92.563
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (11 yrs)116913.063412557820318661,868.71630731636878391652909291.327.850.424.047.963.521.97.560
    Boston Red Sox Totals (3 yrs)443.475600032561557.3542422419512001.288.510.632.998.043.782.68.500
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3926pL-S-E-P11116141000000700000.250.250.313.5631651.063.063.4440.0043.750.000.00.0025.0
    1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3927pL-S-E-P235230210000021700000.087.160.130.2902531.130.043.3338.0068.008.500.00.0050.0
    1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3928pL-S-E-P3419641500020025206000.156.173.156.329104150.021.000.3411.9250.0026.000.00.000.0
    1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3929pL-S-E-P439933800030035008001.086.115.086.20110480.032.000.1862.8848.0816.670.00.000.0
    1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3930pL-S-E-P5389451301020013903001.138.147.160.30798151.032.022.2361.0239.8039.000.00.007.7
    1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3931pL-S-E-P633691300010013603002.043.057.043.1007330.014.000.0911.3749.3236.000.00.000.0
    1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3932pL-S-E-P736822910010025302002.110.131.122.25386101.037.012.3102.3361.6326.500.00.0011.1
    1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3933pL-S-E-P834793400020034404000.051.085.051.1368640.038.000.1143.4951.1614.670.00.000.0
    1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3934pL-S-E-P9346751140060043401002.164.211.224.43572154.119.060.3335.5647.228.500.00.0036.4
    1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3935pL-S-E-P10379230001000401000.333.333.333.6661030.000.000.6000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3936pL-S-E-P1151000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1972Boston Red SoxALMLBbos5536pL-S-E-P1161000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)3496302672710180018337028008.114.139.129.268676818.043.015.2462.6649.8518.720.00.0011.1
    National League Totals (11 yrs)3436292672710180018336028008.114.139.129.268675818.043.015.2462.6749.7818.670.00.0011.1
    American League Totals (1 yrs)61000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (11 yrs)3436292672710180018336028008.114.139.129.268675818.043.015.2462.6749.7818.670.00.0011.1
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)61000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB26P11045.20600661.0000.500.136.8100.011
    1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB27P34077.2114221715.8820.400.1921.097.17
    1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB28P400279.21439245553.9641.300.1924.797.64
    1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB29P390266.0336214139.9511.000.1524.1100.03
    1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB30P380268.1234353936.9230.900.1323.5100.04
    1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB31P330203.0636134342.9771.300.2120.4100.06
    1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB32P360245.1437304441.9321.100.1722.2100.05
    1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB33P340225.2633124039.9751.100.1721.0100.07
    1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34P340202.0023312623.8850.700.1121.0100.05
    1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB35P37046.1113052.4000.100.0422.8100.03
    1972Boston Red SoxALMLB36P608.00200221.0000.300.253.9100.016
    1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB36P509.0001010.0000.000.003.2100.011
    1973Boston Red SoxALMLB37P32036.10901991.0000.300.2519.8100.06
    1974Boston Red SoxALMLB38P18013.0000000.0000.000.0011.1100.07
    MLB Totals - (P)39701,923372702119328307.9360.800.160.00.00
    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
    1962MLB11----------
    1963MLB34----------
    1964MLB40----------
    1965MLB39----------
    1966MLB38----------
    1967MLB33----------
    1968MLB36----------
    1969MLB34----------
    1970MLB34----------
    1971MLB37----------
    1972MLB11----------
    1973MLB32----------
    1974MLB18----------
    Totals397----------