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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Melvin Earl Roach
Stat Years
1953-1962  [mlb] 1953-1962
6-1 / 190
Right / Right
2B (77) ... OF (44) ... 3B (28) ... 1B (16)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
High School
None listed
University of Virginia (Charlottesville, Virginia)
MLB Debut
1953-07-31 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.187)
Service Time
MLN [7] CHN [1] PHI [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17194 ... retro id: roacm101 ... mlbam id: 121260
Pitch Repertoire
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Season Batting Totals

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1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBMLB1228Log - Sp - Ext71336360016002421100.
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBMLB1228Log - Sp - Ext72339152001103900003.
2 record(s)
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 Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. 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)

Mel Roach Batting Log for 1961

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April 1961
1961-04-132MLNSLNNLW 5-4Box | PBP1116ph8-1-------1--1-------------------1.000---
1961-04-205MLNPHINLW 7-6Box | PBP2117ph9-11114--13----------------1.0004.0001.0005.000
1961-04-247MLNPITNLL 6-7Box | PBP3118ph9-11-----------------------.5002.000.6672.667
1961-04-258MLNSLNNLW 4-3Box | PBP41191b5143-11---1--1-------------.4001.000.5711.571
1961-04-2810MLNSFNNLW 1-0Box | PBP5120lf5144-11-------1------------.333.667.4551.121
1961-04-2911MLNSFNNLL 3-7Box | PBP6121lf5144----------2------------.231.462.333.795
1961-04-3012MLNSFNNLL 4-14Box | PBP7122lf5144-11--------------------.235.412.316.728
May 1961
1961-05-0213MLNLANNLL 9-11Box | PBP8123lf-1b6153------1----1-1--11741-24.200.350.292.642
1961-05-0314MLNLANNLW 4-1Box | PBP9124lf6133-11-------------8712113.217.348.296.644
1961-05-0415MLNLANNLW 10-6Box | PBP10125lf61431----------1----1055-2-3.192.308.290.598
1961-05-0516MLNCINNLL 5-6Box | PBP11126lf6133-----------------------.
1961-05-0717MLNCINNLL 4-5Box | PBP12127lf61431---------1-1----------.
1961-05-0718MLNCINNLL 0-4Box | PBP13128lf7144-11--------------------.
1961-05-0922CHNMLNNLL 5-8Box | PBP141291b6143---------11------------.
1961-05-1023CHNMLNNLL 2-3Box | PBP151301b6143-------1-1-------------.
1961-05-1224CHNLANNLL 2-4Box | PBP161311b6144----------2-----161152342.
1961-05-1325CHNLANNLL 3-7Box | PBP17132ph9111----------------53211-
1961-05-1426CHNLANNLW 10-8Box | PBP18133ph9-11----------------22--1-
1961-05-1527CHNSFNNLL 1-14Box | PBP191341b3143-11------1-------------.
1961-05-2334CHNPHINLL 1-2Box | PBP20135ph8-11-----------------------.
1961-05-2435CHNPITNLL 3-7Box | PBP211361b7133---------------1-------.
June 1961
1961-06-0750CHNSLNNLL 6-8Box | PBP22137ph9-11-11--------------------.
1961-06-1758CHNSFNNLL 3-9Box | PBP23138ph-2b9-221231--1----------------.
1961-06-1859CHNSFNNLL 2-7Box | PBP24139ph9-11----------1------------.
1961-06-2060CHNLANNLL 0-3Box | PBP25140ph9-11----------1-----33--12-.
July 1961
1961-07-0474CHNSFNNLL 3-19Box | PBP261412b3-11----------1------------.
1961-07-2292CHNPHINLL 5-6Box | PBP27142ph8-11-----------------------.
1961-07-2897CHNCINNLL 3-4Box | PBP28143ph9-11----------1------------.
August 1961
1961-08-02102CHNMLNNLW 7-7Box | PBP291441b8-11----------1------------.
1961-08-06106CHNLANNLL 4-11Box | PBP30145ph9-11---------------165131-
1961-08-26123CHNPITNLW 7-3Box | PBP31146ph9-11-----------------------.
September 1961
1961-09-01130CHNSFNNLL 3-4Box | PBP321472b---------------------------.
1961-09-02131CHNSFNNLW 7-0Box | PBP331482b8133-121------1------------.
1961-09-03132CHNMLNNLW 6-5Box | PBP341492b8122-----------------------.
1961-09-04134CHNMLNNLW 6-2Box | PBP351502b8122---------------1-------.
1961-09-05135CHNPITNLL 3-8Box | PBP361512b8122-----------------------.
36 record(s)
Game Date Calendar date of the game Tm-Gm# Game Number of his Team Tm Team Played For Opp Opponent (Team) Lg League Result Final score of game Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) S-G# Season Game Number for Player C-G# Career Game Number for Player Pos Defensive Position Ln Lineup slot in batting order GS Games Started PA Plate Appearances AB At Bats R Runs H Hits TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HBP Hit by a Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IBB Intentional Walks GDP Grounded into Double Play Pit Pitches Str Strikes Bal Balls Fou Fouls Cal Called Strikes Sw Swing and Miss Strikes InPl Balls put in Play 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)