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Bob HamelinHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1988-1999 MLB Years: 1993-1998
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Rated Prospect
Major Award Winner

Positions1B-546, DH-269Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert James Hamelin Iii
Height6-0Weight235BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 29,1967 [50.088]PlaceElizabeth,New Jersey
High SchoolIrvine (Irvine,CA)
CollegeUCLA (Los Angeles,CA), Santa Ana College (Santa Ana,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals in the 2nd round (48th overall) of the 1988 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1989-KCA-#3 ... 1990-MLB-#31 ... 1990-KCA-#1 ... 1991-KCA-#6 ... 1994-MLB-#5
MLB DebutSeptember 12,1993 [25.288]
OrganizationsKCA [9] DET [2] MIL [1] Awards3Awards Voting1-134
TBC Player ID12354Retrosheet IDhameb001MLBAM ID115376
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed34Power88Contact40XBH88RBIs76Runs34Hitting51Durability50Team.496Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1988Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-kca-1b20702354270191176191566750840.298.431.6041.03514237304.333.306.579.44418.4222.041.205.5913.8252.86
1989Memphis ChicksSouAAkca311b21682114565125164736525250170.308.454.6401.09413533269.340.332.564.47119.3319.331.005.9513.1950.77
1990Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca461b2290271316311283022627841250.232.381.376.75710221340.294.144.373.34718.2422.941.262.3533.8833.33
1991Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-1b233712713243141900163201400.189.272.323.595418148.211.134.260.27110.8121.622.002.7031.7533.33
1992Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+kca-1b24114471201160021100000.273.304.386.69017246.344.113.159.3134.3523.915.502.1744.0016.67
1992Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-1b243512023408062201261700020.333.452.5501.0026614146.351.217.425.44617.8111.640.654.1120.0035.00
1992Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-1b2427959193151500141500300.200.295.411.706399112.179.211.358.31712.5013.391.074.4619.0047.37
1992Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         732593971112124301424300320.274.372.471.84312225304.285.197.355.37813.8214.141.023.9521.5835.21
1993Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca361b2513747977124193298483829450990.259.367.493.86023651575.260.234.415.37214.2616.351.155.0416.5241.13
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca481b25164921130250061500002.224.309.408.71720555.281.184.306.32110.9127.272.503.6424.5045.45
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3dh261013126488251246543566210534.282.388.599.98718750374.277.317.500.41414.9716.581.116.4213.0056.82
1995Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-1b27361192535120103223313400251.294.434.6471.0817722152.325.353.605.44720.3922.371.106.5811.9062.86
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3dh277220820357172501265660116.168.278.313.5916515241.192.145.264.27110.7923.242.152.9029.7142.86
1996Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-1b28416451100101400000.313.353.500.8538217.417.187.313.3675.8823.534.000.000.0040.00
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3dh-1b2889239316114194052545820427.255.391.435.82610424299.295.180.418.36718.0619.401.073.0126.5639.34
1997Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-1b29279114227062400272400021.242.415.516.9314713118.262.274.571.40422.8820.340.895.0815.1759.09
1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet41dh291103184786150185221487210238.270.366.487.85315533369.296.217.371.37113.0119.511.504.8817.6738.37
1998Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil301b3010914615326072201163011317.219.295.404.6995913167.223.185.288.3049.5817.961.884.1920.8640.63
1999Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-1b314614920339052041242930223.221.337.383.7205714178.239.162.342.32013.4816.291.212.8129.8042.42
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter497127217931370367209118206293111151034.246.352.464.8165901401505.265.218.382.00013.6919.471.424.4518.9944.73
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter588195731051210415107360291739345722231365.262.386.494.8809672262405.284.232.439.00016.3419.001.164.4518.2944.14
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter40413471933256586722417925731012222235.241.363.451.8146071401640.260.210.406.00015.6718.901.214.0920.1043.08
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter10333168105205226937786950190.317.453.6071.06020147415.344.290.514.00018.8016.630.885.3015.0544.76
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter114471201160021100000.273.304.386.69017246.344.113.159.0004.3523.915.502.1744.0016.67
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter702354270191176191566750840.298.431.6041.03514237304.333.306.579.00018.4222.041.205.5913.8252.86
Kansas City Royals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter27880811719549342135961421919010619.241.357.465.82237694969.262.224.403.00014.6519.711.354.3319.2448.21
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1103184786150185221487210238.270.366.487.85315533369.296.217.371.00013.0119.511.504.8817.6738.37
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10914615326072201163011317.219.295.404.6995913167.223.185.288.0009.5817.961.884.1920.8640.63
Average MLB - Per 162 games162415581022312268436796405311.246.352.464.81619246491.265.218.382.00013.6919.471.424.4518.9944.73
Average Minor - Per 162 games16253985141294299985108126619101.262.386.494.88026662663.284.232.439.00016.3419.001.164.4518.2944.14

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1988Eugene Emeralds NwstA-kca201B68--642251549682667.9789.81------7097.189.5
1989Memphis Chicks SouAAkca211B60--48727837522514.9858.57------6888.242.0
1990Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca221B48--39632429432428.9918.92------9053.332.9
1991Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca231B6--554-659591.0009.83------3716.24.2
1992Baseball City Royals FSLA+kca241B3--181332219.8646.33------1127.34.3
1992Memphis Chicks SouAAkca241B21--1739221184182.9898.67------3560.014.6
1992Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca241B25--23013320246243.9889.72------2792.617.4
1993Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca251B127--1104901111612051194.9919.40------13792.788.2
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca251B15--1299210140138.9869.20------1693.89.3
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca261B24--23418211254252.99210.50------10123.820.9
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26DH70---------------10169.360.9
1995Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca271B19--15719621182176.9679.26------3652.813.2
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca271B8--669-1175751.0009.38------7211.15.6
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27DH56---------------7277.838.9
1996Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca281B4--371-638381.0009.50------4100.02.8
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28DH47---------------8952.829.2
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca281B33--23220425256252.9847.64------8937.120.5
1997Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet291B14--1215212128126.9849.00------2751.99.9
1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet291B7--291-130301.0004.29------1106.44.3
1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet29DH95---------------11086.458.6
1998Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil301B51--2307222239237.9924.65------10946.831.5
1998Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil30DH1---------------1090.90.6
1999Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet311B13--1065114112111.9918.54------4628.39.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH269---------------2690.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B138--920641080994984.9907.13------1380.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 8 season(s)-   1B256--22061692722424022375.9899.28------2560.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B81--660361058706696.9868.59------810.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--181332219.8646.33------30.00.0
A- Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B68--642251549682667.9789.81------680.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1988Eugene Emeralds NwstA-kca20--68--------
1989Memphis Chicks SouAAkca21--60--------
1990Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca22--48--------
1991Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca23--6--------
1992Baseball City Royals FSLA+kca24--3--------
1992Memphis Chicks SouAAkca24--21--------
1992Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca24--25--------
1993Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca25--127--------
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25--15--------
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26--24-------70
1995Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca27--19--------
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27--8-------56
1996Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca28--4--------
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28--33-------47
1997Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet29--14--------
1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet29--7-------95
1998Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil30--51-------1
1999Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet31--13--------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2010Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor42Professional Scout1628577.52511.04Cito Gaston
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1993American Association All-Star (1B)1
1994American League Player of the Week (April 11-April 17) ... American League Rookie of the Year2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1998-11-11Released by Brewers. 
1998-01-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1997-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-04-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1997-03-26Released by Royals. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1993Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll25109,000-75739-968,431109,000109,000
1994Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll26110,000-7512717957,101109,000219,000
1995Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll27435,000-3511362999,520109,000654,000
1996Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll28375,000-3801158957,870109,0001,029,000
1997Detroit TigersTeam Payroll29150,000-76641-1,182,177150,0001,179,000
1998Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll30450,000-44018511,276,192170,0001,629,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red