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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert James Bruce
Stat Years
1959-1967  [mlb] 1959-1967
Height/Weight
6-3 / 210
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (219)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
Death
2017-03-15 [83.301]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Highland Park Community (Highland Park,MI)
Colleges
Alma College (Alma, Michigan)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Detroit Tigers in 1953
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1959-09-14 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.119)
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [5] DET [3] ATL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 9334 ... retro id: brucb101 ... mlbam id: 111615
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1959Detroit TigersALMLBdet20261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf019.0021001102.02521311002.509.004.5013.504.5022.500.33.000
    1959MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf019.0021001102.02521311002.509.004.5013.504.5022.500.33.000
    1960Detroit TigersALMLBdet32272Log - Sp - Ext - Perf473.743415108190130.012768541656766051.418.791.113.885.264.711.36.364
    1960MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf473.743415108190130.012768541656766051.418.791.113.885.264.711.36.364
    1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet32283Log - Sp - Ext - Perf124.431460028044.2572822624250021.8111.491.214.845.045.641.04.333
    1961MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf124.481460028044.7572822624250021.8311.611.224.895.095.701.04.333
    1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou30294Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1094.06322760050175.01649279168213571121.418.430.824.226.944.731.65.526
    1962MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1094.06322760050175.01649279168213571121.418.430.824.226.944.731.65.526
    1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou30305Log - Sp - Ext - Perf593.59302511250170.116273687601239381.308.560.373.176.503.862.05.357
    1963MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf593.60302511250170.316273687601239381.318.570.373.176.513.862.05.357
    1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou30316Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1592.76352994260202.119170628331354131.118.500.361.476.003.114.09.625
    1964MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1592.76352994260202.319170628331354131.118.510.361.476.013.124.09.625
    1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30327Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9183.72353471010229.22411079522381458091.219.440.861.495.684.193.82.333
    1965MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9183.73353471010229.72411079522381458091.229.460.861.495.694.203.82.333
    1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30338Log - Sp - Ext - Perf3135.34252310020129.216083771629711181.4611.111.112.014.935.762.45.188
    1966MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf3135.36252310020129.716083771629711181.4611.151.112.024.955.782.45.188
    1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42349Log - Sp - Ext - Perf234.891271025138.2422521315221111.479.780.703.495.125.821.47.400
    1967MLB Totals: ATLbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf234.951271025138.7422521315221111.499.900.713.535.185.891.47.400
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)49713.85219167266175211,122.3114655148095340733377481.329.190.762.735.884.422.16.408
    National League Totals (6 yrs)44613.831691452566241945.796045040272257631307411.299.140.692.456.014.282.46.419
    American League Totals (3 yrs)5103.9850221011280176.71861017823831027071.539.501.174.245.215.161.23.333
    Houston Colt 45s Totals (3 yrs)30273.4497811654160547.751723520931175393205231.268.500.512.886.463.872.25.526
    Houston Astros Totals (2 yrs)12314.31605781030359.3401190172386721691171.3010.050.951.685.414.763.22.279
    Detroit Tigers Totals (3 yrs)5103.9850221011280176.71861017823831027071.539.501.174.245.215.161.23.333
    Atlanta Braves Totals (1 yrs)234.951271025138.7422521315221111.499.900.713.535.185.891.47.400
    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%
    1960Detroit TigersALMLBdet3227pL-S-E-P134394700000041102000.179.256.179.4354570.103.000.2508.8924.442.750.00.000.0
    1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet3228pL-S-E-P2149111001002201001.111.273.222.4951221.333.111.14316.6716.671.000.00.00100.0
    1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou3029pL-S-E-P33255811100700121401002.200.343.218.56168121.236.018.26817.6520.591.170.00.009.1
    1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou3030pL-S-E-P432555721010051713000.127.213.200.41364113.164.073.1847.8126.563.400.00.0042.9
    1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou3031pL-S-E-P5376311210010021425000.190.239.206.44572131.048.016.2452.7819.447.000.00.008.3
    1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3032pL-S-E-P635743920060012604100.122.132.149.28180112.041.027.1841.2532.5026.000.00.0022.2
    1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3033pL-S-E-P725392300010011407000.077.100.077.1774730.026.000.1202.1329.7914.000.00.000.0
    1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl4234pL-S-E-P81212120000001400000.167.231.167.3981320.083.000.2507.6930.774.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (8 yrs)2213462552710170028102323103.150.220.176.396401618.107.026.2126.9825.443.640.00.0015.4
    National League Totals (6 yrs)173298204461016002289320102.148.213.174.387344527.101.026.2106.4025.874.050.00.0015.9
    American League Totals (2 yrs)48485810010061303001.167.259.188.4475791.146.021.22910.5322.812.170.00.0012.5
    Houston Colt 45s Totals (3 yrs)1011731430410900194539002.173.267.208.475204365.145.035.2349.3122.062.370.00.0016.7
    Houston Astros Totals (2 yrs)60113512200700240011100.106.121.124.245127142.035.018.1621.5731.5020.000.00.0016.7
    Detroit Tigers Totals (2 yrs)48485810010061303001.167.259.188.4475791.146.021.22910.5322.812.170.00.0012.5
    Atlanta Braves Totals (1 yrs)1212120000001400000.167.231.167.3981320.083.000.2507.6930.774.000.00.000.0
    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
    1959Detroit TigersALMLB26P202.0000000.0000.000.001.3100.015
    1960Detroit TigersALMLB27P340130.0923123332.9700.900.2522.1100.05
    1961Detroit TigersALMLB28P14044.2511076.8570.400.148.6100.09
    1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLB29P320175.01426124140.9761.300.2320.0100.08
    1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLB30P300170.11321113534.9711.100.2018.593.87
    1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLB31P350202.11135104746.9791.300.2321.694.64
    1965Houston AstrosNLMLB32P350229.22536316461.9531.700.2721.6100.03
    1966Houston AstrosNLMLB33P250129.215180133331.0001.300.2615.4100.09
    1967Atlanta BravesNLMLB34P12038.23400771.0000.600.187.4100.013
    MLB Totals - (P)21901,1209516487267259.9701.200.230.00.00
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    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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    1959MLB2----------
    1960MLB34----------
    1961MLB14----------
    1962MLB32----------
    1963MLB30----------
    1964MLB35----------
    1965MLB35----------
    1966MLB25----------
    1967MLB12----------
    Totals219----------