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Portrait of Robin Roberts

Robin Roberts PPhillies

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
19 4688.7 286 245 25 2357 3.41
Birth Date9-30-1926
Height6' 0"
Weight190 lbs
BatsB
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
1948 PHI 21 20 20 146.7 0.0 0.0 7 9 0 0 0 0 604 148 63 52 10 0 61 61 4 84 3.19 3.64 0.00 0.0 0.0
1949 PHI 22 43 31 226.7 0.0 0.0 15 15 4 0 0 0 933 229 101 93 15 0 75 75 5 95 3.69 3.61 0.00 0.0 0.0
1950 PHI 23 40 39 304.3 294.3 1.0 20 11 1 0 26 4 1187 282 112 102 29 413 77 77 2 146 3.02 3.51 4.15 27.2 2.8
1951 PHI 24 44 39 315.0 275.7 7.7 21 15 2 1 23 5 1137 284 115 106 20 392 64 64 3 127 3.03 3.04 4.16 31.8 2.8
1952 PHI 25 39 37 330.0 272.0 2.0 28 7 2 0 26 2 1093 292 104 95 22 355 45 45 5 148 2.59 2.84 3.56 23.3 2.4
1953 PHI 26 44 41 346.7 271.7 3.3 23 16 2 0 22 6 1103 324 119 106 30 394 61 61 2 198 2.75 3.14 3.66 48.0 5.1
1954 PHI 27 45 38 336.7 302.7 13.7 23 15 4 1 22 5 1253 289 116 111 35 455 56 56 5 185 2.97 3.21 3.71 46.0 4.5
1955 PHI 28 41 38 305.0 289.7 2.3 23 14 3 0 25 3 1204 292 137 111 41 479 53 50 2 160 3.28 3.55 3.70 62.9 6.0
1956 PHI 29 43 37 297.3 284.0 13.3 19 18 3 0 17 6 1228 328 155 147 46 554 40 37 2 157 4.45 3.61 4.23 27.5 3.1
1957 PHI 30 39 32 249.7 232.3 17.3 10 22 2 1 13 5 1034 246 122 113 40 431 43 27 1 128 4.07 4.10 4.54 16.4 1.8
1958 PHI 31 35 34 269.7 269.0 0.7 17 14 0 0 20 7 1116 270 112 97 30 427 51 46 2 130 3.24 3.58 3.97 31.3 3.2
1959 PHI 32 35 35 257.3 257.3 0.0 15 17 0 0 16 7 1075 267 137 122 34 433 35 31 5 137 4.27 3.74 4.23 23.7 2.4
1960 PHI 33 35 33 237.3 233.3 4.0 12 16 1 0 19 2 981 256 113 106 31 405 34 27 2 122 4.02 3.78 4.35 16.7 1.2
1961 PHI 34 26 18 117.0 102.7 14.3 1 10 0 0 5 4 510 154 85 76 19 252 23 17 2 54 5.85 4.49 4.92 6.1 0.4
1962 BAL 35 27 25 191.3 188.3 3.0 10 9 0 0 20 0 774 176 63 59 17 270 41 34 4 102 2.78 3.31 3.74 32.3 3.0
1963 BAL 36 35 35 251.3 251.3 0.0 14 13 0 0 22 3 1014 230 100 93 35 399 40 32 3 124 3.33 3.80 4.68 4.5 0.0
1964 BAL 37 31 31 204.0 204.0 0.0 13 7 0 0 22 0 847 203 69 66 18 297 52 46 3 109 2.91 3.35 3.40 31.1 3.6
1965 BAL 38 20 15 114.7 99.3 15.3 5 7 0 0 8 0 469 110 51 43 17 189 20 17 1 63 3.38 3.78 3.85 12.1 1.2
1965 HOU 38 10 10 76.0 76.0 0.0 5 2 0 0 8 1 293 61 22 16 1 81 10 9 0 34 1.89 2.31 2.63 17.7 1.8
1966 CHN 39 11 9 48.3 45.3 3.0 2 3 0 0 3 0 210 62 35 33 8 110 11 11 0 28 6.14 4.35 4.80 5.4 0.6
1966 HOU 39 13 12 63.7 62.7 1.0 3 5 1 0 6 0 273 79 31 27 7 117 10 10 1 26 3.82 3.80 4.26 4.8 0.5
Career6766094688.74011.7102.0286245253323601833845821962177450564539028335423573.413.494.03468.846.5

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1948 PHI MLB 20 20 146.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .310 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 PHI MLB 43 31 226.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .288 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 PHI MLB 40 39 304.3 4.15 111 .232 .264 .337 .411 .267 .256 97 30.0 2.9 27.2 2.8
1951 PHI MLB 44 39 315.0 4.16 106 .235 .262 .333 .402 .271 .248 99 22.5 2.3 31.8 2.8
1952 PHI MLB 39 37 330.0 3.56 110 .234 .254 .319 .376 .270 .246 94 20.5 2.2 23.3 2.4
1953 PHI MLB 44 41 346.7 3.66 124 .231 .268 .335 .419 .273 .253 98 46.4 4.7 48.0 5.1
1954 PHI MLB 45 38 336.7 3.71 119 .228 .270 .334 .420 .269 .241 98 47.9 5.0 46.0 4.5
1955 PHI MLB 41 38 305.0 3.70 119 .247 .261 .324 .412 .262 .253 101 49.0 5.1 62.9 6.0
1956 PHI MLB 43 37 297.3 4.23 100 .268 .258 .317 .408 .258 .286 99 21.5 2.2 27.5 3.1
1957 PHI MLB 39 32 249.7 4.54 93 .261 .260 .318 .412 .265 .251 98 14.5 1.5 16.4 1.8
1958 PHI MLB 35 34 269.7 3.97 110 .249 .261 .322 .402 .264 .266 100 28.7 3.1 31.3 3.2
1959 PHI MLB 35 35 257.3 4.23 105 .260 .270 .328 .418 .272 .270 100 23.8 2.5 23.7 2.4
1960 PHI MLB 35 33 237.3 4.35 97 .256 .259 .319 .394 .263 .284 100 18.1 1.9 16.7 1.2
1961 PHI MLB 26 18 117.0 4.92 90 .311 .261 .322 .412 .263 .328 97 6.6 0.7 6.1 0.4
1962 BAL MLB 27 25 191.3 3.74 112 .235 .257 .323 .392 .260 .261 95 28.2 2.9 32.3 3.0
1963 BAL MLB 35 35 251.3 4.68 81 .257 .247 .309 .381 .263 .240 96 1.7 0.2 4.5 0.0
1964 BAL MLB 31 31 204.0 3.40 116 .256 .248 .311 .388 .259 .279 99 30.7 3.4 31.1 3.6
1965 BAL MLB 20 15 114.7 3.85 103 .268 .243 .310 .374 .258 .253 101 11.5 1.3 12.1 1.2
1965 HOU MLB 10 10 76.0 2.63 128 .202 .254 .312 .378 .263 .242 91 13.9 1.6 17.7 1.8
1966 CHN MLB 11 9 48.3 4.80 94 .304 .266 .317 .401 .267 .331 110 4.4 0.5 5.4 0.6
1966 HOU MLB 13 12 63.7 4.26 92 .302 .259 .312 .381 .265 .314 97 4.1 0.5 4.8 0.5

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
1948 PHI MLB 7 9 0 20 20 146.7 148 61 84 10 0% .310 9.1 3.7 0.6 5.2 1.43 3.19 0.0 0.0
1949 PHI MLB 15 15 4 43 31 226.7 229 75 95 15 0% .288 9.1 3.0 0.6 3.8 1.34 3.69 0.0 0.0
1950 PHI MLB 20 11 1 40 39 304.3 282 77 146 29 47% .256 8.3 2.3 0.9 4.3 1.18 3.02 27.2 2.8
1951 PHI MLB 21 15 2 44 39 315.0 284 64 127 20 42% .248 8.1 1.8 0.6 3.6 1.10 3.03 31.8 2.8
1952 PHI MLB 28 7 2 39 37 330.0 292 45 148 22 41% .246 8.0 1.2 0.6 4.0 1.02 2.59 23.3 2.4
1953 PHI MLB 23 16 2 44 41 346.7 324 61 198 30 38% .253 8.4 1.6 0.8 5.1 1.11 2.75 48.0 5.1
1954 PHI MLB 23 15 4 45 38 336.7 289 56 185 35 37% .241 7.7 1.5 0.9 4.9 1.02 2.97 46.0 4.5
1955 PHI MLB 23 14 3 41 38 305.0 292 53 160 41 39% .253 8.6 1.6 1.2 4.7 1.13 3.28 62.9 6.0
1956 PHI MLB 19 18 3 43 37 297.3 328 40 157 46 38% .286 9.9 1.2 1.4 4.8 1.24 4.45 27.5 3.1
1957 PHI MLB 10 22 2 39 32 249.7 246 43 128 40 40% .251 8.9 1.6 1.4 4.6 1.16 4.07 16.4 1.8
1958 PHI MLB 17 14 0 35 34 269.7 270 51 130 30 41% .266 9.0 1.7 1.0 4.3 1.19 3.24 31.3 3.2
1959 PHI MLB 15 17 0 35 35 257.3 267 35 137 34 44% .270 9.3 1.2 1.2 4.8 1.17 4.27 23.7 2.4
1960 PHI MLB 12 16 1 35 33 237.3 256 34 122 31 45% .284 9.7 1.3 1.2 4.6 1.22 4.02 16.7 1.2
1961 PHI MLB 1 10 0 26 18 117.0 154 23 54 19 42% .328 11.8 1.8 1.5 4.2 1.51 5.85 6.1 0.4
1962 BAL MLB 10 9 0 27 25 191.3 176 41 102 17 46% .261 8.3 1.9 0.8 4.8 1.13 2.78 32.3 3.0
1963 BAL MLB 14 13 0 35 35 251.3 230 40 124 35 44% .240 8.2 1.4 1.3 4.4 1.07 3.33 4.5 0.0
1964 BAL MLB 13 7 0 31 31 204.0 203 52 109 18 40% .279 9.0 2.3 0.8 4.8 1.25 2.91 31.1 3.6
1965 BAL MLB 5 7 0 20 15 114.7 110 20 63 17 40% .253 8.6 1.6 1.3 4.9 1.13 3.38 12.1 1.2
1965 HOU MLB 5 2 0 10 10 76.0 61 10 34 1 41% .242 7.2 1.2 0.1 4.0 0.93 1.89 17.7 1.8
1966 HOU MLB 3 5 1 13 12 63.7 79 10 26 7 39% .314 11.2 1.4 1.0 3.7 1.40 3.82 4.8 0.5
1966 CHN MLB 2 3 0 11 9 48.3 62 11 28 8 48% .331 11.5 2.0 1.5 5.2 1.51 6.14 5.4 0.6

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
1961-07-10 1961-08-11 32 29 - Knee Soreness - -

Compensation

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BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessRaising Aces: Classic Deliveries: Fade to Black and WhiteDoug Thorburn2014-01-24
The BP Wayback Machine: Take Me Out of the Hall GameJay Jaffe2012-11-30
BP Unfiltered: MVPs Who Weren't All-StarsBen Lindbergh2012-07-12
Inside The Park Blog: Big 3s: The Complete ListBradford Doolittle2012-05-24
The Lineup Card: 10 Mr. AlmostsBaseball Prospectus2012-05-24
Expanded Horizons: An Hour with Marvin MillerTommy Bennett2012-04-26
This article requires BP Premium accessResearch Mailbag: James McDonald, Professional HitterBradley Ankrom2012-04-19
The Stats Go Marching In: Exploring Starter ConversionsMax Marchi2012-03-23
Wezen-Ball: Roger Ebert at the Baseball MoviesLarry Granillo2012-01-17
BP Unfiltered: The Hallworthy Alomar and BlylevenJay Jaffe2011-07-23
Wezen-Ball: The Passing of a GreatLarry Granillo2011-05-18
This article requires BP Premium accessDivide and Conquer, NL Central: Breaking BarriersLarry Granillo2011-04-18
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Class of 2011: Starting PitchersJay Jaffe2010-12-20
Spinning Yarn: The Glavine LineMike Fast2010-10-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Disasterpiece TheaterJay Jaffe2010-09-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Don't Call it the Veterans' CommitteeJay Jaffe2010-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Jacktastic!Jay Jaffe2010-06-30
Prospectus Hit List: The Ax EffectJay Jaffe2010-06-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: Blowing UpJay Jaffe2010-05-13
BP Unfiltered: The Paper Trail of May 7John Perrotto2010-05-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Tom Glavine Jay Jaffe2010-02-17
Prospectus Hit and Run: Hall of Fame Cases for PitchersJay Jaffe2010-01-06
This article requires BP Premium accessWorld Series Prospectus: Yankees versus Phillies PreviewJay Jaffe2009-10-28
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Jim PalmerDavid Laurila2009-05-17
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The PitchersJay Jaffe2009-01-12
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: 1915, the Year of NothingSteven Goldman2008-10-24
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Drowning in DramaSteven Goldman2008-10-15
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Labor Day's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-09-01
Prospectus Q&A: Marvin MillerJay Jaffe2008-06-02
Prospectus Hit and Run: Take Me Out of the Hall GameJay Jaffe2008-05-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Saturday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-05-17
This article requires BP Premium accessCan Of Corn: Pitching Milestones in ReachDayn Perry2008-04-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Having a BallJay Jaffe2008-02-22
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Topping the Twins?Steven Goldman2008-02-11
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: TandemoniumJay Jaffe2008-02-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Unfinished BusinessJay Jaffe2008-01-31
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Dead Horses and Fifth StartersJim Baker2008-01-04
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Class of 2008: The Starting PitchersJay Jaffe2008-01-03
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Sweepers, Part 3Steven Goldman2007-11-12
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: The Best Player in Baseball, Part TwoNate Silver2007-09-21
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: The Best Player in Baseball, Part OneNate Silver2007-09-20
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Rookies and CyclesNate Silver2007-08-23
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Opponent Experience FactorJim Baker2007-06-15
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Class of 2007: The PitchersJay Jaffe2007-01-09
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Ledger Domain: MythsMaury Brown2006-11-13
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Ledger Domain: Walter O'Malley and Marvin Miller For the Hall of FameMaury Brown2006-06-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Most ActiveJim Baker2006-01-25
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Trivia Manufactured While You WaitJim Baker2005-03-03
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: ComparablesNate Silver2004-10-21
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: PrejudicesSteven Goldman2004-03-19
This article requires BP Premium accessWhy Great Offenses Often Don't Win: An Anecdotal Journey through the Valley of DespairSteven Goldman2003-09-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Desert Doodles, Part IIJoe Sheehan2003-03-13
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: Playing the Armchair ArbitratorNate Silver2003-02-06


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2012-03-15 12:00:00 (link to chat)What's the best team of Berts of all time? Rules: You can have anyone with a "bert" in his name -- Albert Pujols, Robin Roberts, David Robertson, Wilbert Robinson....
(Robert from DC)
Without spending too much time on this one, I'd go with these as my obvious picks:

1B: Albert Pujols
2B: Roberto Alomar
SS: Bert Campaneris
OF:Roberto Clemente
SP: Bert Blyleven
CP: Roberto Hernandez (R.J. Anderson)
2008-08-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)Please comment on Bruce Jenkins' two-part story on the decline of the complete game in the San Francisco Chronicle. After part 1 you said you didn't disagree with it. Still true?
(oira61 from San Francisco)
I'm still digesting it. I think Jenkins did a lot of good work here - that he started with Doug Melvin's idea of reliever first shows he did his digging. In the end though, he goes back to what Keith Woolner pointed out a couple years ago, that we're using the exceptions to prove the rule. Robin Roberts was NOT normal any more than Randy Johnson is normal. If the point is that we can probably get more out of pitchers, then I agree. If the point is, as it seems at the end, that bucking pitch counts and just throwing until the arm falls off is the best way to find the next Robin Roberts, I'll disagree strongly. (Will Carroll)


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