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Bobby MurcerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1964-1985 MLB Years: 1965-1983
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PositionsOF-1644, DH-118, 3B-31, SS-30, 2B-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBobby Ray Murcer
Height5-11Weight180BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMay 20,1946PlaceOklahoma City,Oklahoma
Death DateJuly 12,2008 [62.053]
High SchoolSoutheast (Oklahoma City,OK)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1964 by the New York Yankees.
Signing Bonus$10,000Signing ScoutsTom Greenwade
MLB DebutSeptember 8,1965 [19.111]
OrganizationsNYA [15] CHN [3] SFN [2] Awards1Awards Voting4-224
TBC Player ID15779Retrosheet IDmurcb101MLBAM ID119535
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on August 29, 1972
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed63Power76Contact72XBH69RBIs78Runs52Hitting66Durability57Team.511Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1964Johnson CityAppRk-1832126344674229000000000.365.365.532.8976713126.355.167.167.3930.000.000.001.5963.0028.26
1965GreensboroCaroA+-19123478951543051690000000000.322.322.506.82824251478.299.184.184.3650.000.000.003.3529.8833.12
1965New York YankeesALMLBnya17ss1911372901140051200000.243.333.378.71114242.333.135.270.32311.9028.572.402.3837.0022.22
1966ToledoILAAA-20133492691311991562000000000.266.266.433.69921343492.243.167.167.3050.000.000.003.0532.8032.82
1966New York YankeesALMLBnya17ss2021693121105224500000.174.219.217.43615273.188.043.101.2005.486.851.250.000.0016.67
1969New York YankeesALMLBnya1of23152564821462442682755010332628.259.319.454.77325654625.272.195.287.3478.0016.482.064.1621.6936.99
1970New York YankeesALMLBnya1of2415958195146233237815108710024657.251.348.420.76824449680.265.169.327.34512.7914.711.153.3825.2633.56
1971New York YankeesALMLBnya1of251465299417525625941489160013139.331.427.543.97028756624.336.212.395.43014.589.620.664.0121.1632.00
1972New York YankeesALMLBnya1of261535851021713073396119636720476.292.361.537.89831470654.282.245.356.4029.6310.241.065.0517.7340.94
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya1of27160616831872922295675067303611.304.357.464.82128653672.311.160.240.3687.449.971.343.2728.0028.34
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya1of28156606691662541088145575922121011.274.332.378.71022939679.284.104.213.3218.398.691.041.4760.6023.49
1975San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn20of291475268015729411919591452112611.298.396.432.82822744632.303.134.314.37714.407.120.491.7447.8228.03
1976San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn20of3014753373138202239012784784031011.259.362.433.79523145624.264.174.341.36413.4612.500.933.6923.1732.61
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn7of3115455490147183278916780773210136.265.355.455.81025248649.261.190.350.35212.3311.860.964.1620.5232.65
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn7of321464996614022696414580570061512.281.376.403.77920137585.298.122.301.34813.689.740.711.5455.4426.43
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn7of335819022494172223362011323.258.374.400.7747612231.253.142.326.35015.588.660.563.0327.1424.49
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya2of33742644272120833112532221210.273.339.409.74810820294.284.136.231.3358.5010.881.282.7233.0027.78
1979Totals for MLB-MLB         132454641211611555346152334413.267.354.405.75918432525.271.138.271.34211.629.900.852.8630.2726.45
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya2of-dh34100297418091135720342823929.269.339.438.77713023345.253.169.290.3449.868.120.823.7722.8528.75
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya2dh355011714316062400121500113.265.331.470.8015512130.258.205.308.3609.2311.541.254.6219.5038.71
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya2dh366514112326073021121510224.227.288.418.7065913156.207.191.284.3097.699.621.254.4920.1440.63
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya2dh37922242011001100003.182.217.409.6269323.150.227.273.2754.354.351.004.3522.0075.00
1985Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+nya-39412310001003300100.083.250.083.3331016.100.000.250.18818.7518.751.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter1908673097218622854525210431277586284127188196124.277.357.445.80229935827718.282.168.304.00011.1710.900.983.2726.7131.26
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2921108201332561833182003300100.300.301.472.7735231071112.279.172.175.0000.270.271.002.9733.5832.23
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter133492691311991562000000000.266.266.433.69921343492.243.167.167.0000.000.000.003.0532.8032.82
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter127490981553051691003300100.316.320.496.81624351494.294.180.186.0000.610.611.003.2430.6332.90
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter32126344674229000000000.365.365.532.8976713126.355.167.167.0000.000.000.001.5963.0028.26
New York Yankees Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1256442864112311922917568774484915641714475081.278.349.453.80220063964997.283.175.292.0009.8311.291.153.5025.3032.17
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3581243178336441043175321519615443193021.270.367.426.793529971465.275.156.327.00013.3810.510.792.9428.9128.87
San Francisco Giants Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter294105915329549634181211217512361151622.279.379.432.811458891256.285.153.328.00013.939.790.702.7131.1530.17
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625718315824421891167371227811.277.357.445.80225449655.282.168.304.00011.1710.900.983.2726.7131.26
Average Minor - Per 162 games162615112184311018101002200100.300.301.472.77329059617.279.172.175.0000.270.271.002.9733.5832.23

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1965New York YankeesALMLBnya19SS11--28415147469.9326.27------11100.06.8
1966New York YankeesALMLBnya20SS18--3150648781.9314.50------2185.711.3
1969New York YankeesALMLBnya23OF118--21248-224216.9641.83------15277.673.3
1969New York YankeesALMLBnya233B31--23771411114100.8773.23------15220.419.3
1970New York YankeesALMLBnya24OF155--3751533393390.9922.52------15997.595.7
1971New York YankeesALMLBnya25OF143--3171051332327.9852.29------14697.988.3
1972New York YankeesALMLBnya26OF151-13283821131396393.9922.600.30-----15398.797.4
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya27OF160-13853801462400394.9852.460.28-----160100.098.8
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya28OF156--2972172325318.9782.04------156100.096.3
1975San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29OF144--2011043215211.9811.47------14798.089.4
1976San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30OF146--28211122305293.9612.01------14799.390.1
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31OF150--2371155253248.9801.65------15497.492.6
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31SS1---------------1540.60.6
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn312B1--1---111.0001.00------1540.60.6
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32OF138--22585-238233.9791.69------14694.585.2
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya33OF70--16943-176173.9832.47------7494.643.8
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33OF54--1104--1141141.0002.11------5893.133.3
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya34OF59--8224-8884.9551.42------10059.036.4
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya34DH33---------------10033.020.4
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya35DH33---------------5066.030.8
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya36DH47---------------6572.329.0
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya37DH5---------------955.63.1
MLB Totals for OF - 12 season(s)-   OF1644-27133269125651934593394.9812.061.25-----16440.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH118---------------1180.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B31--23771411114100.8773.23------310.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS30--59911118161150.9325.00------300.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1965New York YankeesALMLBnya19----11------
1966New York YankeesALMLBnya20----18------
1969New York YankeesALMLBnya23-----31---118-
1970New York YankeesALMLBnya24---------155-
1971New York YankeesALMLBnya25---------143-
1972New York YankeesALMLBnya26---------151-
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya27---------160-
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya28---------156-
1975San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29---------144-
1976San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30---------146-
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31---11----150-
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32---------138-
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya33---------70-
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33---------54-
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya34---------5933
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya35----------33
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya36----------47
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya37----------5

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB3414000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1981New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB3521000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
1981New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB3513010000001100000.333.500.333.833104.500.000.33325.0025.001.000.000.000.00
1981New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3543000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs21000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs27010000001300000.143.250.143.393108.250.000.14312.5037.503.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs43000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1983New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya37Broadcaster1629171.5627.03Billy Martin
1984New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya38Broadcaster1628775.53717.04Yogi Berra
1988New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya42Broadcaster1618576.5283.55Lou Piniella,Billy Martin
1989New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya43Broadcaster1617487.46014.55Dallas Green,Bucky Dent
1991New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya45Broadcaster1627191.43820.05Stump Merrill
1992New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya46Broadcaster1627686.46920.05Buck Showalter
1993New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya47Broadcaster1628874.5437.02Buck Showalter
1994New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya48Broadcaster1137043.619--1Buck Showalter
1995New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya49Broadcaster1447965.5497.02Buck ShowalterLost in 1st Round (Mariners)
1996New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya50Broadcaster1629270.568--1Joe TorreWon World Series (Braves)
1997New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya51Broadcaster1629666.5932.02Joe TorreLost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya52Broadcaster16211448.704--1Joe TorreWon World Series (Padres)
1999New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya53Broadcaster1629864.605--3Joe TorreWon World Series (Braves)
2000New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya54Broadcaster1618774.540--1Joe TorreWon World Series (Mets)
2001New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya55Broadcaster1609565.594--1Joe TorreLost World Series (Diamondbacks)
2002New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya56Broadcaster16110358.640--1Joe TorreLost in 1st Round (Angels)
2003New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya57Broadcaster16210161.623--1Joe TorreLost World Series (Marlins)
2004New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya58Broadcaster16210161.623--1Joe TorreLost ALCS (Red Sox)
2005New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya59Broadcaster1629567.586--2Joe TorreLost ALDS (Angels)
2006New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya60Broadcaster1629765.599--1Joe TorreLost ALDS (Tigers)
2007New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya61Broadcaster1629468.5802.02Joe TorreLost in ALDS (Cleveland)
2008New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya62Broadcaster1628973.5498.03Joe Girardi
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1972American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1983-06-20Released by Yankees. 
1982-04-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1981-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1979-06-26TradeTraded by Cubs to Yankees for Paul Semall. 
1977-02-11TradeTraded by Giants with Andy Muhlstock and Steve Ontiveros to Cubs for Rob Sperring and Bill Madlock. 
1974-10-22TradeTraded by Yankees to Giants for Bobby Bonds. 
1964-06-02ContractSigned 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.