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Rob ButlerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1991-1999 MLB Years: 1993-1999
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Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

PositionsOF-584, CF-14, RF-8, LF-6, DH-4Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Frank John Butler
Height5-11Weight185BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateApril 10,1970 [48.216]PlaceEast York,Ontario
High SchoolEast York Collegiate (Toronto,ON)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1990 by the Toronto Blue Jays.
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1993-MLB-#10
MLB DebutJune 12,1993 [23.063]
OrganizationsTOR [5] PHI [3] HOU [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID9499Retrosheet IDbutlr001MLBAM ID111822
RelationshipsBrother of Rich Butler
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed51Power40Contact85XBH42RBIs49Runs63Hitting72Durability46Team.491Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1991St. Catharines Blue JaysNYPLA-tor4of2176311711051657453315202126350.338.378.489.86715228342.343.151.273.3805.856.141.052.0544.4326.67
1992Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-of2292391671401374411914223622120.358.394.458.85217924418.386.100.169.3845.268.611.640.9697.7517.14
1993Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-of2355208305911211475152933220.284.338.370.7087714231.322.086.168.3176.4912.551.930.43208.0023.73
1993Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2of23174881340022271210000.271.375.354.72917456.361.083.229.33912.5021.431.710.000.0030.77
1994Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-of2425951625611112081210211.263.321.379.700368106.286.116.221.3067.5511.321.500.9495.0032.00
1994Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2of24417413130105017814203.176.250.203.45315188.191.027.108.2167.959.091.140.000.007.69
1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-of25923274698164335582439644214.300.355.401.75613123365.329.101.165.3366.5810.681.630.82109.0023.47
1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-of2691298397615843435204512016.255.304.399.70311927321.289.144.205.3076.2314.022.251.2574.5035.53
1997Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-of2721718204009001900004.282.292.338.63024472.323.056.070.2801.3912.509.000.000.0020.00
1997Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi5cf-rf274389102691013105800102.292.326.416.742371095.317.124.191.3255.268.421.600.000.0038.46
1998New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-of28702232161111129221719152112.274.325.345.6707713248.293.071.148.3006.857.661.120.40223.0021.31
1999Knoxville SmokiesSouAAtor-of2964258488713623645192121206.337.384.457.84111821282.359.120.190.3716.747.451.110.71129.0024.14
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor20dh-lf2987110001000010000.143.250.143.393108.143.000.000.2070.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter109218325313202133192834305.243.309.321.6307015247.275.078.165.0007.6911.341.470.000.0028.30
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter5862182346671105342325475541462311823161443.308.354.418.7729131622385.333.110.187.0006.129.691.580.9694.8724.14
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter3541222160339631610132192085153121410737.277.328.380.708464891343.308.103.171.0006.3311.391.800.74122.2026.25
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter64258488713623645192121206.337.384.457.84111821282.359.120.190.0006.747.451.110.71129.0024.14
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter92391671401374411914223622120.358.394.458.85217924418.386.100.169.0005.268.611.640.9697.7517.14
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter76311711051657453315202126350.338.378.489.86715228342.343.151.273.0005.856.141.052.0544.4326.67
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter661292227410823142034203.209.297.256.553335152.243.047.147.0009.2113.161.430.000.0018.52
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4389102691013105800102.292.326.416.742371095.317.124.191.0005.268.421.600.000.0038.46
Average MLB - Per 162 games162324487919303144284246407.243.309.321.63010422367.275.078.165.0007.6911.341.470.000.0028.30
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626039618529967021154064564412.308.354.418.77225245659.333.110.187.0006.129.691.580.9694.8724.14

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1991St. Catharines Blue Jays NYPLA-tor21OF76--147831158155.9812.04------76100.098.7
1992Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor22OF87--186852199194.9752.23------9294.6124.3
1993Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor23OF55--9311-9594.9891.71------55100.039.0
1993Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23OF16--32-1-3332.9702.00------1794.19.9
1994Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor24OF19--392114241.9762.16------2576.013.4
1994Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24OF31--43-1-4443.9771.39------4175.627.0
1994Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24DH1---------------412.40.9
1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi25OF85--147441155151.9741.78------9292.459.9
1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi26OF71--1304-11341341.0001.89------9178.050.0
1997Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi27OF15--231--24241.0001.60------2171.410.6
1997Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27CF14--241-125251.0001.79------4332.68.6
1997Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27RF8--41--551.0000.63------4318.64.9
1997Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27LF4--41-1551.0001.25------439.32.5
1998New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou28OF67--135361144138.9582.06------7095.747.2
1999Knoxville Smokies SouAAtor29OF62--111731121118.9751.90------6496.944.3
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29DH3---------------837.51.9
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29LF2--1---111.0000.50------825.01.2
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF47--75-2-7775.9741.60------470.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF14--241-125251.0001.79------140.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF8--41--551.0000.63------80.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF6--51-1661.0001.00------60.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH4---------------40.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF312--56715124594582.9801.87------3120.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF62--111731121118.9751.90------620.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF87--186852199194.9752.23------870.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF76--147831158155.9812.04------760.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1991St. Catharines Blue Jays NYPLA-tor21---------76-
1992Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor22---------87-
1993Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor23---------55-
1993Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23---------16-
1994Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor24---------19-
1994Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24---------311
1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi25---------85-
1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi26---------71-
1997Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi27---------15-
1997Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27------4148--
1998New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou28---------67-
1999Knoxville Smokies SouAAtor29---------62-
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29------2---3

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993Toronto Blue JaysWorld SeriesMLB2322110000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs22110000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1993Tip O'Neill Award (Canadian player of the year)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1999-10-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-12-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
1998-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-12-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1997-10-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-12-05Sent to Phillies by Blue Jays for future considerations. 
1990-09-24ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1993Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll23109,000-75733-968,431109,000109,000
1994Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll2450,000-85631-957,101109,000159,000
1997Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll27150,000-76637-1,182,177150,000309,000
1999Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll29275,000-57830361,454,491200,000584,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red