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Bob VealeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1958-1974 MLB Years: 1962-1974
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-397Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Andrew Veale
Height6-6Weight212BatsBothThrowsLeft
Born DateOctober 28,1935 [82.234]PlaceBirmingham,Alabama
High SchoolBirmingham (Birmingham,AL)
CollegeBenedictine College (Atchison,KS)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1958 by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Signing ScoutsBuddy Hancken
MLB DebutApril 16,1962 [26.171]
OrganizationsPIT [15] BOS [3] Awards0
TBC Player ID19194Retrosheet IDvealb101MLBAM ID123684
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Pittsburgh Pirates in 1964-1967
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts90Walks28Hittable65SO/BB61vsPower65Hitting29Durability53Team.548Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1958nullA+--Rel22265.4317017000063.0605238055740001.838.57--7.8610.571.35.250-
1959nullB--Rel231253.49210210000147.0103715701261870001.566.31--7.7111.451.48.706-
1960nullAAA--Rel241093.51310310000172.0155776701191500001.598.11--6.237.851.26.526-
1961nullAAA--Rel2514112.55280280000201.016969570922080001.307.57--4.129.312.26.560-
1962nullAAA--Rel26853.09220220000134.010555460711790001.317.05--4.7712.022.52.615-
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39S/R26223.741165201145.2392519225422101.407.690.394.938.281.68.5002.99
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39S/R27521.04347273210377.259159140685111.276.840.124.647.881.70.7142.48
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39ST2818122.744038214110279.222210085812425018131.247.140.263.998.052.02.6002.55
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39ST2917122.843937214720266.02219884511927617061.287.480.174.039.342.32.5862.10
1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39ST3016123.023837112300268.022899901810222910031.237.650.603.427.682.25.5712.89
1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39ST311683.64333126100203.018490821211917911351.498.160.535.287.941.50.6673.38
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39ST3213142.053633313420245.0187675613941719121.156.860.483.456.271.82.4812.85
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39ST3313143.23343409100225.223293818912135131.439.250.323.638.492.34.4812.33
1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39ST3410153.92343225100202.0189998815941789131.408.420.674.197.931.89.4003.28
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39Rel35606.99370370012246.0593836524403001.7911.460.974.667.771.671.0003.68
1972nullAAA--Rel36432.8217017000083.0772926037760001.378.35--4.018.242.05.571-
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39Rel36006.0050500309.010760761001.8910.00--7.006.000.86-3.40
1972Boston Red SoxALMLBbos55Rel36200.0060600328.020003100000.632.25--3.3811.253.331.0001.02
1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos55R/CL37233.473203200241136.0371614212251001.359.170.502.976.192.08.4002.90
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos55Rel38015.5418018005213.0158824161001.4610.381.382.7711.084.00.0003.04
B Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1253.49210210000147.0103715701261870001.566.31--7.7111.451.48.706-
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter120953.07397255142782063211923.01684755658918581703929261.327.870.434.017.961.98.5580.22
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter38343.2311501150000653.056628223403746870001.447.80--5.159.471.84.528-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter36282.99980980000590.050623019603196130001.407.72--4.879.351.92.563-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter265.4317017000063.0605238055740001.838.57--7.8610.571.35.250-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter116913.063412558678203161866.21630731636878391652909261.327.850.424.047.961.97.560-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter443.455605600321557.0542422419512001.278.480.632.988.012.68.500-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14113.074529169272220.01928675109819511131.327.870.434.017.961.98.5600.22
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13113.23390390000220.0191957901262310001.447.80--5.159.471.84.542-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39p261116141000000700000.250.250.313.5635116.444.063.063.2500.0043.750.000.000.0025.00
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39p2735230210000021700000.087.160.130.2903125.333.043.130.1438.0068.008.500.000.0050.00
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39p28419641500020025206000.156.173.156.329150104.341.000.021.1511.9250.0026.000.000.000.00
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39p2939933800030035008001.086.115.086.20180104.186.000.032.0962.8848.0816.670.000.000.00
1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39p30389451301020013903001.138.147.160.30715198.236.022.032.1371.0239.8039.000.000.007.69
1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39p3133691300010013603002.043.057.043.1003073.091.000.014.0481.3749.3236.000.000.000.00
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39p3236822910010025302002.110.131.122.25310186.310.012.037.1192.3361.6326.500.000.0011.11
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39p3334793400020034404000.051.085.051.1364086.114.000.038.0703.4951.1614.670.000.000.00
1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39p34346751140060043401002.164.211.224.43515472.333.060.119.2025.5647.228.500.000.0036.36
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39p35379230001000401000.333.333.333.6663010.600.000.000.3040.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39p3651000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1972Boston Red SoxALMLBbos55p3661000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1972Totals for MLB-MLB         112000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter3496302672710180018337028008.114.139.129.268818676.246.015.043.0002.6649.8518.720.000.0011.11
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter3436292672710180018336028008.114.139.129.268818675.246.015.043.0002.6749.7818.670.000.0011.11
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter61000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16229212333008008156013004.114.139.129.268384314.246.015.043.0002.6649.8518.720.000.0011.11

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P11-45-6--661.0000.550.13-----11100.06.8
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27P34-77114221715.8820.440.19-----3597.121.0
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28P40-2791439245553.9641.330.19-----4197.624.7
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29P39-266336214139.9511.000.15-----39100.024.1
1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30P38-268234353936.9230.950.13-----38100.023.5
1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31P33-203636134342.9771.270.21-----33100.020.4
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32P36-2454373-4441.9321.140.17-----36100.022.2
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33P34-225633124039.9751.150.17-----34100.021.0
1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34P34-202-23312623.8850.680.11-----34100.021.0
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35P37-46113-52.4000.050.04-----37100.022.8
1972Boston Red SoxALMLBbos36P6-8-2--221.0000.330.25-10.0-6100.03.9
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36P5-9--1-1-----20.0-5100.03.2
1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos37P32-36-9-1991.0000.280.254180.0132100.019.8
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos38P18-13-------------18100.011.1
MLB Totals for P - 13 season(s)-   P397-1922372702119328307.9360.770.164450.013970.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2611----------
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2734----------
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2840----------
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2939----------
1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3038----------
1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3133----------
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3236----------
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3334----------
1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3434----------
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3537----------
1972Boston Red SoxALMLBbos366----------
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit365----------
1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3732----------
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3818----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1971Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB350013.501000.21120015.0013.500.0027.000.000.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs0013.5010100000.7101020004.5013.500.0027.000.000.000.00.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1974-10-24Released by Red Sox. 
1974-01-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1973-10-25Released by Red Sox. 
1972-09-02Purchased by Red Sox from Pirates. 
1958-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
* 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.