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Bob FriendTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1951-1966 MLB Years: 1951-1966
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-602Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Bartmess Friend
Height6-0Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 24,1930 [87.150]PlaceLafayette,Indiana
High SchoolWest Lafayette (West Lafayette,IN)
CollegePurdue University (West Lafayette,IN)
MLB DebutApril 28,1951 [20.155]
OrganizationsPIT [15] NYA [1] NYN [1] Awards0Awards Voting4-149
TBC Player ID11608Retrosheet IDfrieb102MLBAM ID114442
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Pittsburgh Pirates in 1954,1956-1958,1960-1962
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts34Walks84Hittable35SO/BB73vsPower35Hitting37Durability97Team.452Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25S/R206104.273422123150149.217394711268411001.6110.400.724.092.470.60.3754.34
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25S/R217174.183523126140185.018696861584757101.469.050.734.093.650.89.2924.00
1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19S/R228114.90322488020170.2193103931857662101.4610.180.953.013.481.16.4214.19
1954Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19S/R237125.073520154282170.0204106961658731201.5410.780.853.063.861.26.3683.78
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19S/R241492.8344202492112200.017880631852980001.158.000.812.344.401.88.6093.34
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19ST2517173.464942719473314.031013712125851665001.268.880.722.434.751.95.5003.16
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19ST2614183.384038217310277.027312110428681433111.238.870.912.214.652.10.4383.48
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19ST2722143.683838016100274.029912011225611354141.319.820.822.004.432.21.6113.39
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19ST288194.03353507200234.226712910519521045071.3610.240.731.993.992.00.2963.46
1960Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19ST2918123.003837116411275.2266979218451835001.138.680.591.475.974.07.6002.54
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19ST3014193.854135610131236.027111910116451084031.3410.330.611.724.122.40.4243.15
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19ST3118143.063936313531261.2280998923531444021.279.630.791.824.952.72.5633.29
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19ST3217162.343938112410268.2236877013441446651.047.910.441.474.823.27.5152.58
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19ST3313183.333535013300240.0253988910501282041.269.470.371.874.792.56.4192.75
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19ST348123.24343408200222.022189801747741061.218.960.691.913.001.57.4003.56
1966New York YankeesALMLBnya19S/R35144.841284002044.261252429220001.5712.290.401.814.432.44.2002.76
1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn20S/R35584.40221210218186.010152421116300101.3610.571.151.673.141.88.3854.08
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter1972303.586024971051633656113606.037721652143828689417345013321.299.400.712.234.321.94.4610.84
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1912183.55568477911613546103476.036101575137227386916825012321.299.340.712.254.351.94.467-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter584.40221210218186.010152421116300101.3610.571.151.673.141.88.385-
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter144.841284002044.261252429220001.5712.290.401.814.432.44.200-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12143.583730710231220.02301018817541063121.299.400.712.234.321.94.4620.84

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25p2034441420020021901001.091.130.136.2666247.160.045.091.1294.2640.439.500.000.0050.00
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25p2135522300000022007001.058.093.058.1513061.094.000.038.0783.2832.7910.000.000.000.00
1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19p2232524710010011603001.135.151.154.3058156.194.019.038.1421.7928.5716.000.000.0014.29
1954Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19p2335516141117005801002.275.339.392.73120357.310.117.216.3378.7714.041.601.7551.0021.43
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19p24446131010040031506000.164.203.180.38311170.217.016.066.1824.2921.435.000.000.0010.00
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19p254997716201800119011001.165.173.216.389213109.195.051.062.1750.9217.4319.000.9297.0018.75
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19p26408751620040062206100.184.234.207.441182100.242.023.092.2076.0022.003.670.000.0012.50
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19p273894310200600428010101.106.141.128.269122109.149.022.064.1273.6725.697.000.000.0020.00
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19p283573412200700225012000.164.187.192.37914287.250.028.055.1732.3028.7412.500.000.0016.67
1960Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19p29388856100300631011003.068.128.080.20871105.105.012.080.1075.7129.525.170.000.0016.67
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19p30417961101070013609000.139.150.165.31513189.256.026.038.1421.1240.4536.000.000.009.09
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19p31399131120050003108001.121.121.143.26413299.183.022.022.1180.0031.310.000.000.0018.18
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19p32398629000200131010000.105.115.105.2209097.164.000.012.1001.0331.9631.000.000.000.00
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19p33357125000200326011001.070.108.070.1785085.111.000.042.0883.5330.598.670.000.000.00
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19p3434712300010012606001.042.056.042.0983078.067.000.014.0471.2833.3326.000.000.000.00
1966New York YankeesALMLBnya19p351211000000000503001.000.000.000.0000014.000.000.000.0000.0035.710.000.000.000.00
1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn20p3522291100010001705000.034.034.034.0681034.083.000.000.0310.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1966Totals for MLB-MLB         34401100010002208001.025.025.025.0501048.056.000.000.0220.0045.830.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter602113756138162260003837501202014.121.150.144.294164201297.178.023.056.0002.9328.919.870.15568.5014.49
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter568109755137162259003835301122013.125.154.149.303163201249.181.024.058.0003.0428.269.290.16548.5014.60
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter22291100010001705000.034.034.034.0681034.083.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1211000000000503001.000.000.000.0000014.000.000.000.0000.0035.710.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623061537411160010101032104.121.150.144.294445349.178.023.056.0002.9328.919.870.15568.5014.49

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit20P34-1491029114039.9751.150.26-----34100.022.1
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit21P35-1851037234947.9591.340.25-----35100.022.7
1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22P32-170736324643.9351.340.25-----32100.020.8
1954Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23P35-170727113534.9710.970.20-----35100.022.7
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24P44-200750265957.9661.300.29-----44100.028.6
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25P49-3141449216563.9691.290.20-----49100.031.8
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P40-2771838135756.9821.400.20-----40100.026.0
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27P38-274747145554.9821.420.20-----38100.024.7
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28P35-2342437126261.9841.740.26-----35100.022.7
1960Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29P38-2752443116867.9851.760.24-----38100.024.7
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30P41-2361937335956.9491.370.24-----41100.026.6
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31P39-2611843136261.9841.560.23-----39100.024.2
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32P39-2682341226664.9701.640.24-----39100.024.1
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33P35-2401255236967.9711.910.28-----35100.021.6
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34P34-2222139156160.9841.760.27-----34100.021.0
1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn35P22-86493-1613.8130.590.15-----22100.013.7
1966New York YankeesALMLBnya35P12-44313--16161.0001.330.36-----12100.07.5
MLB Totals for P - 16 season(s)-   P602-36052286302740885858.9691.430.24-----6020.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2034----------
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2135----------
1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2232----------
1954Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2335----------
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2444----------
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2549----------
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2640----------
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2738----------
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2835----------
1960Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2938----------
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3041----------
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3139----------
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3239----------
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3335----------
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3434----------
1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn3522----------
1966New York YankeesALMLBnya3512----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1960Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB290213.503006.01393702.6719.500.004.5010.502.330.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs0213.5030300006.01309037002.6719.500.004.5010.502.330.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1960Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB2931000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs31000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1966-10-17Released by Mets. 
1966-06-15Purchased by Mets from Yankees. 
1965-12-10TradeTraded by Pirates to Yankees for Pete Mikkelsen and Cash. 
1949-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
* 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.