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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Herbert Forsch
Stat Years
1970-1989  [mlb] 1974-1989
Height/Weight
6-4 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (498)
Draft Position
3B-p
Born Date/Place
Death
2011-11-03 [61.294]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Hiram W. Johnson (Sacramento,CA)
Colleges
Sacramento City College (Sacramento, California)
Draft
Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in Round #26 (#594 overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1974-07-07 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.175)
Service Time
Organizations
SLN [15] HOU [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11509 ... retro id: forsb001 ... mlbam id: 114316
Relations
Brother of Ken Forsch
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1970LewistonNwstA-----201---234.18700000028.0322213017150001.7510.290.005.464.827.070.88.400
    1970Cedar RapidsMidwA----201---0012.0010000003.06440210002.6718.000.006.003.0012.000.50.000
    1970Minor Totals: byYearA/A-----202---234.94800008031.0382617019160001.8411.030.005.524.657.550.84.400
    1971Cedar RapidsMidwA----212---1173.1323070000158.014074550411340001.157.970.002.347.634.223.27.611
    1971Minor Totals: byYearA----211---1173.13230700230158.014074550411340001.157.970.002.347.634.223.27.611
    1972ArkansasTexAA----223---8104.3524070000153.015885740471090001.349.290.002.766.415.002.32.444
    1972Minor Totals: byYearAA----221---8104.35240700240153.015885740471090001.349.290.002.766.415.002.32.444
    1973TulsaPCLAAA----234---12124.3927090000166.016991810661240001.429.160.003.586.724.931.88.500
    1973Minor Totals: byYearAAA----231---12124.39270900270166.016991810661240001.429.160.003.586.724.931.88.500
    1974TulsaPCLAAA----245---853.6715070000103.0954942033710001.248.300.002.886.204.282.15.615
    1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31245Log - Sp - Ext - Perf742.97191452050100.0843833534396011.187.560.453.063.513.421.15.636
    1974Minor Totals: byYearAAA----241---853.67150700150103.0954942033710001.248.300.002.886.204.282.15.615
    1974MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf742.97191452050100.0843833534396011.187.560.453.063.513.421.15.636
    1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15102.86343474000230.02138973147010810131.238.330.552.744.233.481.54.600
    1975MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15102.86343474000230.02138973147010810131.238.330.552.744.233.481.54.600
    1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8103.94333220010194.0209112851771769031.449.700.793.293.535.201.07.444
    1976MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8103.94333220010194.0209112851771769031.449.700.793.293.535.201.07.444
    1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2073.48353582000217.121097842069959131.288.700.832.863.934.021.38.741
    1977MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2073.48353582000217.321097842069959131.298.710.832.863.944.021.38.741
    1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31289Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11173.70343473000233.22051109615971148351.297.900.583.744.394.241.18.393
    1978MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11173.70343473000233.72051109615971148351.307.910.583.744.404.251.18.393
    1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln312910Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11113.83333271010218.2215102931652926031.228.850.662.143.794.201.77.500
    1979MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11113.84333271010218.7215102931652926031.228.870.662.143.794.211.77.500
    1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln313011Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11103.77313180000214.2225102901233877041.209.430.501.383.654.282.64.524
    1980MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11103.78313180000214.7225102901233877041.209.450.501.393.664.292.64.524
    1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln313112Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1053.18202010000124.11064744729413141.097.670.512.102.973.401.41.667
    1981MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1053.19202010000124.31064744729413141.097.690.512.102.973.411.41.667
    1982St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln313213Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1593.48363462121233.023895901654696241.259.190.622.092.673.671.28.625
    1982MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1593.48363462121233.023895901654696241.259.190.622.092.673.671.28.625
    1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln313314Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10124.28343062340187.0190104892354564131.309.141.112.602.705.011.04.455
    1983MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10124.28343062340187.0190104892354564131.309.141.112.602.705.011.04.455
    1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln313415Log - Sp - Ext - Perf256.0216111025052.1643835619215001.5911.011.033.273.616.541.11.286
    1984MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf256.0516111025052.3643835619215001.5911.061.043.283.636.561.11.286
    1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln313516Log - Sp - Ext - Perf963.903419314152136.013263591147484021.328.740.733.113.184.171.02.600
    1985MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf963.903419314152136.013263591147484021.328.740.733.113.184.171.02.600
    1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln313617Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14103.25333330000230.0211918319681047021.218.260.742.664.073.561.53.583
    1986MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14103.25333330000230.0211918319681047021.218.260.742.664.073.561.53.583
    1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln313718Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1174.32333021130179.018990861545892141.319.500.752.264.474.531.98.611
    1987MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----371Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1174.32333021130179.018990861545892141.319.500.752.264.474.531.98.611
    1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln313819Log - Sp - Ext - Perf943.733012113180108.21115145838402311.379.190.663.153.314.221.05.692
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou313819Log - Sp - Ext - Perf146.51660000027.242222026141021.7313.660.651.954.557.162.33.200
    1988MLB Totals: SLN-HOUbyYearMLB----382Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1084.303618113180136.315373651044543331.4510.120.662.913.574.831.23.556
    1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou313920Log - Sp - Ext - Perf455.323715005220108.113368641046404511.6511.050.833.823.325.650.87.444
    1989MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----391Log - Sp - Ext - Perf455.333715005220108.313368641046404511.6611.070.833.833.335.660.87.444
    MLB Totals (17 yrs)1681363.774984226719197632,794.727771319116921683211339318451.298.940.702.683.654.251.36.553
    National League Totals (17 yrs)1681363.774984226719197632,794.727771319116921683211339318451.298.940.702.683.654.251.36.553
    Minor League Totals41373.969703000970611.060032526902064540001.328.840.003.036.694.792.20.526
    Minor: A- Totals234.18700007028.0322213017150001.7510.290.005.464.827.070.88.400
    Minor: A Totals1173.30240700240161.014678590431350001.178.160.002.407.554.363.14.611
    Minor: AA Totals8104.35240700240153.015885740471090001.349.290.002.766.415.002.32.444
    Minor: AAA Totals20174.124201600420269.02641401230991950001.358.830.003.316.524.681.97.541
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (15 yrs)1631273.674554016719145432,658.726021229108520478010798813421.278.810.692.643.654.161.38.562
    Houston Astros Totals (2 yrs)595.564321005220136.017590841252545531.6711.580.793.443.575.961.04.357
    Glossary:
    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 Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3124pL-S-E-P120291710011021106000.241.290.276.5663781.138.035.3895.4129.735.500.00.0014.3
    1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3125pL-S-E-P2357892433150032016000.308.341.462.80388367.192.154.4043.4122.736.6778.01.1429.2
    1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3126pL-S-E-P3356261120150011709003.177.190.258.44872163.097.081.2271.3923.6117.0062.01.3927.3
    1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3127pL-S-E-P43572612400400229012000.167.189.222.41186164.083.055.2792.3333.7214.500.00.0033.3
    1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3128pL-S-E-P5348321570180012605003.181.190.301.49189258.133.120.2501.1229.2126.0083.01.1253.3
    1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3129pL-S-E-P633737822050051704201.110.163.192.35584144.151.082.1385.9520.243.400.00.0050.0
    1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3130pL-S-E-P732781123503101021809001.295.313.474.78789378.218.179.3512.2520.229.0026.03.3734.8
    1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3131pL-S-E-P820410510030011006002.122.143.146.2894861.049.024.1612.0820.8310.000.00.0020.0
    1982St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3132pL-S-E-P93673715310300320014001.205.237.274.51190204.110.069.2833.3322.226.670.00.0026.7
    1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3133pL-S-E-P10375441330160131407200.241.271.352.62366194.148.111.2934.5521.214.6754.01.5230.8
    1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3134pL-S-E-P111616141003000301001.250.250.313.5631751.063.063.3080.0017.650.000.00.0025.0
    1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3135pL-S-E-P12344531121140001002000.244.244.400.64447184.156.156.2940.0021.280.0045.02.1336.4
    1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3136pL-S-E-P1334767134121200024011101.171.169.329.49888257.158.158.2160.0027.270.0038.02.2753.8
    1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3137pL-S-E-P143457917602800317011001.298.333.509.84271298.263.211.3954.2323.945.6728.52.8247.1
    1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3138pL-S-E-P153125370002101605000.280.308.280.5883170.080.000.3683.2319.356.000.00.000.0
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3138pL-S-E-P1567011003000101000.143.143.286.429821.143.143.1670.0012.500.000.00.00100.0
    1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3139pL-S-E-P163724140002000606000.167.167.167.3343040.000.000.2220.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (17 yrs)509893771904581284312724911155014.213.235.321.556104128765.141.108.2792.5923.929.2274.41.1534.2
    National League Totals (17 yrs)509893771904581284312724911155014.213.235.321.556104128765.141.108.2792.5923.929.2274.41.1534.2
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (15 yrs)466862761854481279312724211085014.215.238.326.564100328164.145.111.2822.6924.138.9671.81.2034.6
    Houston Astros Totals (2 yrs)4331151005000707000.161.161.194.3553861.032.033.2080.0018.420.000.00.0020.0
    Glossary:
    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 Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position 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)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB24P190100.010130023231.0001.200.2311.895.010
    1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB25P340230.01837175655.9821.600.2421.097.15
    1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB26P330194.02428425652.9291.600.2720.494.36
    1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB27P350217.11229224341.9531.200.1921.6100.07
    1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB28P340233.218370455551.0001.600.2421.0100.04
    1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB29P330218.22531135756.9821.700.2620.4100.05
    1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB30P310214.21144255755.9651.800.2619.196.95
    1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB31P200124.114200134341.0001.700.2719.6100.08
    1982St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB32P360233.02130215351.9621.400.2222.2100.06
    1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB33P340187.01429114443.9771.300.2321.091.97
    1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB34P16052.1880016161.0001.000.319.9100.011
    1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB35P340136.01220103332.9700.900.2421.0100.08
    1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB36P330230.017320549491.0001.500.2120.597.14
    1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB37P330179.09250234341.0001.000.1920.497.16
    1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB38P300108.2710312017.8500.600.1618.596.89
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLB38P6027.21300441.0000.700.153.7100.015
    1989Houston AstrosNLMLB39P370108.1139112322.9570.600.2022.8100.05
    MLB Totals - (P)49802,7912344051835657639.9731.300.230.00.00
    Glossary:
    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 Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1974MLB19----------
    1975MLB34----------
    1976MLB33----------
    1977MLB35----------
    1978MLB34----------
    1979MLB33----------
    1980MLB31----------
    1981MLB20----------
    1982MLB36----------
    1983MLB34----------
    1984MLB16----------
    1985MLB34----------
    1986MLB33----------
    1987MLB33----------
    1988MLB36----------
    1989MLB37----------
    Totals498----------