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Bob CervTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1951-1962 MLB Years: 1951-1962
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World Series Champion

PositionsOF-594, 1B-6Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Henry Cerv
Height6-0Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 5,1926PlaceLincoln,Nebraska
Death DateApril 6,2017 [90.336]
High SchoolWeston (Weston,NE)
CollegeUniversity of Nebraska (Lincoln,NE)
MLB DebutAugust 1,1951 [25.088]
OrganizationsNYA [9] KC1 [4] ANA [1] HOU [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-164
TBC Player ID9770Retrosheet IDcervb101MLBAM ID112161
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Los Angeles Angels from the New York Yankees in the 1960 AL expansion draft (35th pick)
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed54Power80Contact51XBH74RBIs81Runs59Hitting66Durability45Team.548Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1951New York YankeesALMLBnya7of251228461002004600001.214.313.250.5637132.273.036.179.27812.5018.751.500.000.0016.67
1952New York YankeesALMLBnya34of263687112132180192200000.241.313.356.66931696.313.115.207.3139.3822.922.441.0487.0028.57
1953New York YankeesALMLBnya412786000000001100000.000.143.000.143007.000.000.167.10414.2914.291.000.000.000.00
1954New York YankeesALMLBnya41of285610014266051302111700103.260.330.470.8004711112.266.210.300.3619.8215.181.554.4620.0042.31
1955New York YankeesALMLBnya41of2955851729423224071631001.341.411.541.95246996.394.200.329.4247.2916.672.293.1328.3331.03
1956New York YankeesALMLBnya41of305411516355632501181301103.304.396.530.9266114135.320.226.374.40513.339.630.722.2238.3340.00
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc133of3112434535941421144112057123113.272.312.420.73214527371.296.148.206.3245.3915.362.852.9631.3628.72
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc133of3214151593157207381043350825021019.305.371.592.96330565572.300.287.384.4138.7414.341.646.6413.5541.40
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc133of331254636113222420873235873111513.285.332.479.81122246513.305.194.272.3506.8216.962.493.9023.1534.85
1960Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc133of34237814201161200101700112.256.337.526.86341889.250.270.397.37411.2419.101.706.7413.0040.00
1960New York YankeesALMLBnya17of3487216325411182800303630026.250.349.421.7709120249.267.171.310.34712.0514.461.203.2127.0037.04
1960Totals for AL-AL         1102944674122144000405330138.252.346.449.79513228338.263.197.333.35411.8315.681.334.1421.0037.84
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana30of351857393026001801104.158.169.316.48518560.146.158.175.2091.6713.338.003.3328.5055.56
1961New York YankeesALMLBnya17of355711817325162010121710006.271.344.483.8275712131.274.212.322.3659.1612.981.424.5819.6737.50
1961Totals for AL-AL         75175204181826101325111010.234.289.429.7187517191.231.195.274.3166.8113.091.924.1921.8841.46
1962New York YankeesALMLBnya17of361417121000002310000.118.250.176.4263120.143.058.176.21710.0015.001.500.000.0050.00
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou17of3619312700230021000002.226.273.419.69213233.263.193.258.3076.0630.305.006.0615.5028.57
1962Totals for MLB-MLB         33483910230041310002.188.264.333.59716353.212.145.229.2737.5524.533.253.7724.0033.33
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter829226132062496261053741210212392176201973.276.340.481.82110872272516.291.205.299.0008.4315.581.854.1721.5336.38
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter41314012034035714752477611524393171747.288.342.509.8517131461545.298.221.304.0007.4415.732.114.8518.6836.23
New York Yankees Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter3797721122053612261185494131822220.266.350.444.79434374878.290.178.302.00010.7114.921.392.9629.6936.10
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1857393026001801104.158.169.316.48518560.146.158.175.0001.6713.338.003.3328.5055.56
Houston Colt 45s Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter19312700230021000002.226.273.419.69213233.263.193.258.0006.0630.305.006.0615.5028.57
Average MLB - Per 162 games162442631221952173224177314414.276.340.481.82121244492.291.205.299.0008.4315.581.854.1721.5336.38

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1951New York YankeesALMLBnya25OF9--14-2-1614.8751.56------1275.05.8
1952New York YankeesALMLBnya26OF27--521--53531.0001.96------3675.017.5
1954New York YankeesALMLBnya28OF24--2513-2926.8971.08------5642.915.6
1955New York YankeesALMLBnya29OF20--251--26261.0001.30------5536.413.0
1956New York YankeesALMLBnya30OF44--594126463.9841.43------5481.528.6
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc131OF89--157661169163.9641.83------12471.858.2
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc132OF136--3111353329324.9852.38------14196.588.3
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc133OF119--231852244239.9802.01------12595.277.3
1960New York YankeesALMLBnya34OF51--10162-109107.9822.10------8758.633.1
1960Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc134OF21--394114443.9772.05------2391.313.6
1960New York YankeesALMLBnya341B3--222132524.9608.00------873.41.9
1961New York YankeesALMLBnya35OF30--5521-5857.9831.90------5752.618.5
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana35OF15--17-1-1817.9441.13------1883.39.3
1961New York YankeesALMLBnya351B3--243-227271.0009.00------575.31.9
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou36OF6--411-65.8330.83------1931.63.8
1962New York YankeesALMLBnya36OF3--4---441.0001.33------1421.41.9
MLB Totals for OF - 11 season(s)-   OF594--10944728911691141.9761.92------5940.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B6--465155251.9818.50------60.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1951New York YankeesALMLBnya25---------9-
1952New York YankeesALMLBnya26---------27-
1954New York YankeesALMLBnya28---------24-
1955New York YankeesALMLBnya29---------20-
1956New York YankeesALMLBnya30---------44-
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc131---------89-
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc132---------136-
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc133---------119-
1960New York YankeesALMLBnya34--3------51-
1960Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc134---------21-
1961New York YankeesALMLBnya35--3------30-
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana35---------15-
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou36---------6-
1962New York YankeesALMLBnya36---------3-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1955New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB29516120011000400000.125.125.313.4385116.091.188.1880.0025.000.006.2516.0050.00
1956New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB30110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1960New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB34414150000000300000.357.357.357.7145014.455.000.0000.0021.430.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs1031280011000700000.258.258.355.61311131.304.097.0970.0022.580.003.2331.0012.50

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1962-07-14Released by Astros. 
1962-06-26Purchased by Astros from Yankees. 
1961-05-08TradeTraded by Angels with Tex Clevenger to Yankees for Johnny James, Ryne Duren and Lee Thomas. 
1960-12-14Selected by Angels from Yankees in expansion draft. 
1960-05-19TradeTraded by Athletics to Yankees for Andy Carey. 
1956-10-15Purchased by Athletics from Yankees. 
1950-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
* 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.