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Dave RobertsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1963-1981 MLB Years: 1969-1981
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PositionsP-451, C-31, 2B-9, 3B-1, 1B-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Arthur Roberts
Height6-2Weight197BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateSeptember 11,1944PlaceGallipolis,Ohio
Death DateJanuary 9,2009 [64.120]
High SchoolColumbia Central (Brooklyn,MI)
CollegeUniversity of Oregon (Eugene,OR)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1963 by the Philadelphia Phillies.
Signing ScoutsTony Lucadello
MLB DebutJuly 6,1969 [24.298]
OrganizationsPIT [7] HOU [4] SDN [4] CHN [2] DET [2] SFN [2] TEX [1] NYN [1] PHI [1] SEA [1] Awards1Awards Voting2-3
TBC Player ID17207Retrosheet IDrobed101MLBAM ID121276
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Player Notes:   Selected by the San Diego Padres from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1968 NL expansion draft (#39 pick) ... Opening day starter for Houston Astros in 1973-1974 and Detroit Tigers in 1977
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts24Walks56Hittable25SO/BB43vsPower25Hitting36Durability43Team.462Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1963nullA--Rel18931.79180180000126.09532250181210000.906.79--1.298.646.72.750-
1964nullAA--Rel19334.5811011000059.0643330028440001.569.76--4.276.711.57.500-
1965nullAA--Rel20982.93240240000132.010860430631140001.307.36--4.307.771.81.529-
1965nullAAA--Rel200210.13404000016.0201818010120001.8811.25--5.636.751.20.000-
1965Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel09103.71280280000148.012878610731260001.367.78--4.447.661.73.4742.29
1966nullAA--Rel211452.61310310000190.015363550601570001.127.25--2.847.442.62.737-
1967nullAAA--Rel22512.1810010000062.0551815016370001.157.98--2.325.372.31.833-
1968nullAAA--Rel231853.17270270000193.018974680451330001.218.81--2.106.202.96.783-
1969nullAA--Rel24753.50150150000121.01175547043760001.328.70--3.205.651.77.583-
1969San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn15S/R24034.8122517006148.2653026519192131.7312.020.923.513.511.00.0004.42
1970San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn15S/R258143.8143212232111181.2182807716431023011.249.020.792.135.052.37.3643.39
1971San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn15ST2614172.103734314230269.223879639611354051.117.940.302.044.512.21.4522.62
1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou15ST271274.50352877342192.02271009618571117021.4810.640.842.675.201.95.6323.38
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou15ST2817112.853936312600249.0264927915621193021.319.530.542.244.301.92.6073.16
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou15ST2910123.40343048221204.02168377665722131.389.530.262.873.181.11.4553.25
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou15ST308144.27322757031198.0182989416731018021.298.260.733.314.581.38.3643.75
1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet17ST3116174.003636018400252.02541221121663793041.269.070.572.252.821.25.4853.63
1977Detroit TigersALMLBdet17ST324105.15222205000129.014388742041462021.429.951.392.853.201.12.2865.03
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn41S/R32113.2317611105153.0552219112231001.269.340.172.043.911.92.5002.79
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn41S/R33685.253520152161142.015987831756544031.5110.051.073.543.410.96.4294.62
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25Rel34022.57261250011342.0421512318232011.439.000.643.864.931.28.0003.92
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit49Rel34523.2621318005138.2471814112150001.5310.940.232.793.491.25.7143.22
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit49Rel35013.8620200002.02110110001.297.71--3.863.861.00.0003.18
1980Seattle MarinersALMLBsea49Rel35234.37374330013380.0864639727474011.419.630.783.025.271.74.4003.76
1981Phoenix GiantsPCLAAAsfn-Rel36002.40606006015.016440372001.279.60--1.804.202.33--
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn15S/R36039.39743000015.026181655100002.0215.262.932.935.872.00.0006.51
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1031253.78445277168772069152095.02188979882155615957452291.349.380.662.644.101.56.4520.97
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter65323.0014601460060914.081735730502867012001.218.04--2.826.902.45.670-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2383.30470470060286.02801141050741892001.248.81--2.335.952.55.742-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter33213.14810810000502.044221117501943910001.277.92--3.487.012.02.611-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter931.79180180000126.09532250181210000.906.79--1.298.646.72.750-
Houston Astros Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter47443.6914012119341194843.28893733465525740320191.369.480.592.744.301.57.516-
San Diego Padres Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter22342.991026042174202498.0485189166301232569191.228.730.542.214.612.08.393-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter20274.395858023400381.0397210186361041255061.319.370.852.452.951.20.426-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter794.7052262631112195.02141091021868775031.449.860.833.133.551.13.438-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter234.37374330013380.0864639727474011.419.630.783.025.271.74.400-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter022.57261250011342.0421512318232011.439.000.643.864.931.28.000-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter533.2923320005140.1491915113160001.5110.760.222.853.511.23.625-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter039.39743000015.026181655100002.0215.262.932.935.872.00.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11133.784729188272220.02291039216641005031.349.380.662.644.101.56.4580.97
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1683.00350350010220.019786730691690001.218.04--2.826.902.45.667-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn15p242315040001000400000.267.267.267.5344015.364.000.000.2430.0026.670.000.000.000.00
1970San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn15p2543596910260011604001.153.167.271.43816364.171.118.136.1951.5625.0016.003.1329.5033.33
1971University of OregonPac8NCAA-1p263713426444253400171400000.328.404.500.9046711151.339.172.299.40911.269.270.823.3126.8025.00
1971San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn15p26388621920020002408001.221.221.244.46521294.306.023.023.2110.0025.530.000.000.0010.53
1972University of OregonPac8NCAA-1p2737144415910112474025900000.410.497.7431.24010723169.382.333.535.54814.795.330.367.1012.0038.98
1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou15p27356771610290141606201.239.274.343.61723379.275.104.149.2815.0620.254.002.5333.5018.75
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou15p284185311200500025012003.129.129.153.28213297.183.024.024.1280.0025.770.000.000.0018.18
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou15p29357331643190001902202.219.213.397.61029877.273.178.178.2660.0024.680.001.3073.0050.00
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou15p30326329210500112010000.143.156.206.36213374.176.063.079.1651.3516.2212.000.000.0033.33
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn41p321717010001000500100.059.056.059.1151018.077.000.000.0500.0027.780.000.000.000.00
1978Hawaii IslandersPCLAAAsdn-c33361202132815311013941200.267.353.475.8285714140.250.208.325.3719.296.430.693.5724.0043.75
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn41p3337524173027002703002.327.352.500.85226557.349.173.212.3833.5112.283.503.5126.0029.41
1979Tucson TorosPCLAAAtex-2b3493441340210103900100.382.421.6761.09723638.458.294.412.4697.8923.683.005.2617.0046.15
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25p34265000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit49p34215000001000100100.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
1979Totals for NL-NL         4710000001000300100.000.000.000.0000011.000.000.000.0000.0027.270.000.000.000.00
1981Phoenix GiantsPCLAAAsfn-p361735350014003900000.143.211.229.4408138.160.086.171.2117.8923.683.002.6335.0020.00
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn15p3674110000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.2290.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter355531281031547460181330456010.194.204.277.48114726590.242.083.096.0001.3622.5416.631.1975.8625.24
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter62189285012184520192741300.265.340.466.8068821216.268.201.312.0008.8012.501.423.7023.6342.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter62189285012184520192741300.265.340.466.8068821216.268.201.312.0008.8012.501.423.7023.6342.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter7427867103143178140422300000.371.453.6261.07917434320.361.255.421.00013.137.190.555.3116.3533.01
Houston Astros Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter14328815529432801572030406.181.192.271.4637816327.226.090.104.0001.5322.0214.400.9296.0030.77
San Diego Padres Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter104160832302900144012002.200.205.256.461415173.263.056.063.0000.5825.4344.001.1680.0015.63
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter546941830280021203102.261.278.391.66927575.286.130.159.0002.6716.006.002.6734.5027.78
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter265000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter215000001000100100.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter74110000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16224213477232100461021305.194.204.277.4816712269.242.083.096.0001.3622.5416.631.1975.8625.24
Average Minor - Per 162 games1624947313131321118505071103800.265.340.466.80623055564.268.201.312.0008.8012.501.423.7023.6342.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1969San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24P22-4859-114141.0000.640.29-----2395.713.6
1970San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25P43-181529133534.9710.790.19-----43100.026.5
1971San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26P37-2691047125857.9831.540.21-----3897.423.0
1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27P35-192-311-3231.9690.890.1615575.0335100.022.9
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28P39-249939114948.9801.230.196554.5-4195.124.1
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29P34-2041543356158.9511.710.28-----3597.121.0
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30P32-1981336--49491.0001.530.25-----32100.019.9
1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet31P36-252653466359.9371.640.23-----36100.022.4
1977Detroit TigersALMLBdet32P22-1294231-2827.9641.230.21-----22100.013.6
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32P17-53316-119191.0001.120.36-----17100.010.5
1978Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAsdn33C31--1521441170166.9765.35-----33686.122.5
1978Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAsdn333B1---------------362.80.7
1978Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAsdn331B1--111-112121.00012.00------362.80.7
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33P35-142829-237371.0001.060.26-----3794.621.6
1979Tucson Toros PCLAAAtex342B9--1116-427271.0003.00------9100.06.1
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34P26-4219111110.9090.380.24-----26100.016.0
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34P21-3819111110.9090.480.26-----21100.013.0
1980Seattle MarinersALMLBsea35P37-80361-109.9000.240.11-----37100.022.8
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35P2-2-------------2100.01.2
1981Phoenix Giants PCLAAAsfn36P6--32--551.0000.83------1735.34.5
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn36P7-15-41-54.8000.570.27-----7100.06.8
MLB Totals for P - 13 season(s)-   P445-2094833831623482466.9671.050.22211067.734450.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C31--1521441170166.9765.35-----3310.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B9--1116-427271.0003.00------90.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P6--32--551.0000.83------60.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--111-112121.00012.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1969San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2422----------
1970San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2543----------
1971San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2637----------
1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2735----------
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2839----------
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2934----------
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3032----------
1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet3136----------
1977Detroit TigersALMLBdet3222----------
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3217----------
1978Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAsdn33-311--1-----
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3335----------
1979Tucson Toros PCLAAAtex34---9-------
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3426----------
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3421----------
1980Seattle MarinersALMLBsea3537----------
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit352----------
1981Phoenix Giants PCLAAAsfn366----------
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn367----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1979Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB3400null1000.000100----------0.00null.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs00null10100000.000001000----------0.00null.000

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1974National League Player of the Week (August 19-August 25)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1981-06-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1981-05-27Released by Mets. 
1981-01-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1980-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1980-04-24Purchased by Mariners from Pirates. 
1979-06-28TradeTraded by Giants with Len Randle and Bill Madlock to Pirates for Al Holland, Fred Breining and Eddie Whitson. 
1979-02-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1978-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1977-07-30Purchased by Cubs from Tigers. 
1975-12-06TradeTraded by Astros with Jim Crawford and Milt May to Tigers for Mark Lemongello, Gene Pentz, Terry Humphrey and Leon Roberts. 
1971-12-03TradeTraded by Padres to Astros for Mark Schaeffer, Bill Greif and Derrell Thomas. 
1968-10-14Selected by Padres from Pirates in expansion draft (Pick #39). 
1967-04-07Returned to Pirates. 
1964-04-06Claimed on waivers by Pirates from Phillies. 
1963-06-11ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
* 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.