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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Douglas Steven Frobel
Stat Years
1978-1989  [mlb] 1982-1987
Height/Weight
6-4 / 196
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
OF (737) ... 1B (158) ... 3B (58) ... DH (5)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
1959-06-06 in Ottawa, Ontario   [61.033]
High School
Merivale (Nepean,ON)
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1977
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1982-09-05 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.091)
Service Time
Organizations
PIT [8] MON [2] CLE [1] CHA [1] NYN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11620 ... retro id: frobd001 ... mlbam id: 114455
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1978Charleston PiratesWcarApit-19of---193287306815123365215512100.237.290.317.6073129118.157.080.2866.7317.632.62143.50.6426.5
    1979Auburn Red StarsNYPLA-----203b---23511816344243110133111100.288.361.458.8191345410.288.170.3579.7023.132.3829.52.9929.4
    1979Shelby PiratesWcarApit-201b-3b---2481301124303130063713200.185.223.277.500142366.138.092.2284.2326.066.1743.32.1125.0
    1980Shelby PiratesSALApit-211b-3b---36724642801411341113196520100.325.377.549.92626813528.333.224.3967.0924.253.4218.94.8535.0
    1980Salem PiratesCaroA+pit-211b---34014421348171833163311100.236.315.451.7661636516.326.215.2579.8220.252.0620.64.2947.1
    1981Buffalo BisonsEastAApit2522of-1b---4135479721201732878855514752140.251.333.474.80754222748.344.223.30210.1527.122.6717.15.1740.0
    1982Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-23of---51354727612338323752165013440440.261.334.500.83453023664.377.239.3139.4325.282.6820.54.3452.0
    1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5123ofL-S-E-P516345720231111100000.206.229.441.67035154.265.235.2382.8631.4311.0017.05.7157.1
    1983Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-24of---6101378661151862480238408220050.304.374.574.94842021748.415.270.3359.5219.522.0515.85.7141.7
    1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5124ofL-S-E-P632601017413111141700002.283.328.533.86164328.317.250.3506.2526.564.2520.04.6947.1
    1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5125ofL-S-E-P7126276335693122875248423127.203.271.388.65930610724.279.185.2437.8427.453.5023.03.9242.9
    1985Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-26of---82374921612113261800000.284.338.473.81180359.284.189.3527.5022.503.0037.02.5042.9
    1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5126ofL-S-E-P8531091422500743192402052.202.320.248.568130275.229.046.25914.6218.461.260.00.0022.7
    1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2226ofL-S-E-P81223331014002601002.130.200.304.5042672.261.174.1257.6923.083.0023.03.8566.7
    1986Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn3227of---910935449881841153612810711350.249.303.415.71838714733.260.166.3227.2427.653.8232.22.8437.5
    1987Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-28of---10582093463121154231203620100.301.366.584.95023212228.388.283.3028.6215.521.8013.96.4744.4
    1987Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31,3828ofL-S-E-P1029405400250051300111.100.196.250.44646102.275.150.07710.8728.262.6020.04.3550.0
    1988Jacksonville ExposSouAAmon-29of---111637580138011600000.216.237.514.75138194.297.298.1792.6315.796.0012.37.8950.0
    1988Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-29of---118173300011001000000.176.176.176.3521730.059.000.4290.0058.820.000.00.000.0
    1989Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha2730of---122780717412144351211220.213.261.363.62489297.225.150.2215.6213.482.4040.02.2541.2
    1989Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcha-30of---12299071020281073300110.111.173.200.37398184.178.089.1437.1433.674.7145.02.0440.0
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)268542701092142058131055155262814.201.276.365.64160719845.271.164.2419.0625.542.8227.13.2941.3
    National League Totals (5 yrs)239502651052141853131050142261713.209.283.375.65856118843.271.166.2548.9125.312.8427.93.2141.0
    American League Totals (1 yrs)29405400250051300111.100.196.250.44646102.275.150.07710.8728.262.6020.04.3550.0
    Minor League Totals9243115448808159251395069138287806211118210.259.324.460.78434521434323.310.201.3068.3123.352.8122.44.0340.0
    Minor: A- Totals3511816344243110133111100.288.361.458.8191345410.288.170.3579.7023.132.3829.52.9929.4
    Minor: A Totals2086638317232218871784615745400.259.310.395.70572226252.219.136.3136.3721.753.4136.82.4930.2
    Minor: A+ Totals4014421348171833163311100.236.315.451.7661636516.326.215.2579.8220.252.0620.64.2947.1
    Minor: AA Totals17859684145215331001296116563360.243.318.461.77966927559.326.218.2799.1224.662.7018.14.9340.7
    Minor: AAA Totals46315942444239415772705818151420919150.265.331.488.8191764778186.343.223.3138.5623.812.7820.74.3744.0
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (4 yrs)227479621022041749131048136251711.213.287.378.66553518141.271.165.2608.9725.422.8328.23.1840.2
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)29405400250051300111.100.196.250.44646102.275.150.07710.8728.262.6020.04.3550.0
    Montreal Expos Totals (1 yrs)1223331014002601002.130.200.304.5042672.261.174.1257.6923.083.0023.03.8566.7
    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
    1978Charleston PiratesWcarA191B500.01310014141.0002.800.003.65.43
    1978Charleston PiratesWcarA19OF7700.06711908778.8971.000.0055.082.82
    1979Auburn Red StarsNYPLA-201B100.03002331.0003.000.001.52.94
    1979Auburn Red StarsNYPLA-203B1700.015301115645.8042.600.0025.448.62
    1979Shelby PiratesWcarA201B1800.013810210150148.9878.200.0013.437.52
    1979Shelby PiratesWcarA203B1400.01223113635.9722.500.0010.429.25
    1979Shelby PiratesWcarA20OF300.03000331.0001.000.002.26.315
    1980Shelby PiratesSALA211B2800.019024710221214.9687.600.0020.341.83
    1980Shelby PiratesSALA213B2700.03032616862.9122.300.0019.640.33
    1980Salem PiratesCaroA+211B3900.029629828333325.9768.300.0028.197.52
    1981Buffalo BisonsEastAA221B6400.0540551139606595.9829.300.0046.747.42
    1981Buffalo BisonsEastAA22OF6700.0842819486.9151.300.0048.949.61
    1982Portland BeaversPCLAAA23OF13400.022911113251240.9561.800.0093.199.32
    1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB23OF1200.01800018181.0001.500.007.475.08
    1983Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA24OF9700.01691196189180.9521.900.0067.896.02
    1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB24OF2400.0270102827.9641.100.0014.875.07
    1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB25OF11200.0188993206197.9561.800.0069.188.93
    1985Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA26OF2200.02910030301.0001.400.0015.595.78
    1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB26OF3600.0462315148.9411.300.0022.467.97
    1985Montreal ExposNLMLB26OF600.0120101312.9232.000.003.750.08
    1986Tidewater TidesILAAA27OF4300.0614406965.9421.500.0030.739.44
    1987Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA281B300.0141111615.9385.000.002.15.24
    1987Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA28OF4900.0101310105104.9902.100.0035.084.55
    1987Cleveland IndiansALMLB28OF1200.06000661.0000.500.007.441.49
    1987Cleveland IndiansALMLB28DH500.0000000.0000.000.003.117.27
    1988Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA29OF400.07200991.0002.300.002.850.013
    1989Birmingham BaronsSouAA30OF1600.0231102524.9601.500.0011.259.37
    1989Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAA30OF2300.0441104645.9782.000.0016.279.36
    MLB Totals - (OF)2020029711144322308.9571.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)500000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)300141111615.9385.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)3720064033269699673.9631.800.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (1B)6400540551139606595.9829.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)8300107391119110.9241.300.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (1B)390029629828333325.9768.300.000.00.00
    A Totals - (1B)510034135920385376.9777.400.000.00.00
    A Totals - (3B)410042557210497.9332.400.000.00.00
    A Totals - (OF)80007011909081.9001.000.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (1B)1003002331.0003.000.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (3B)170015301115645.8042.600.000.00.00
    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
    1978Minor--5------77-
    1979Minor--19-31----3-
    1980Minor--67-27------
    1981Minor--64------67-
    1982MLB---------12-
    1982Minor---------134-
    1983MLB---------24-
    1983Minor---------97-
    1984MLB---------112-
    1985MLB---------42-
    1985Minor---------22-
    1986Minor---------43-
    1987MLB---------125
    1987Minor--3------49-
    1988Minor---------4-
    1989Minor---------39-
    Totals--158-58----7375