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Bob HamelinTrack this Player High 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 [50.234]PlaceElizabeth,New Jersey
High SchoolIrvine (Irvine,CA)
CollegeUCLA (Los Angeles,CA), Santa Ana College (Santa Ana,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] 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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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (1B) in 1994
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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 RoyalsALMLBkca26DH70---------------10169.360.9
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca261B24--23418211254252.99210.50------10123.820.9
1995Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca271B19--15719621182176.9679.26------3652.813.2
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27DH56---------------7277.838.9
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca271B8--669-1175751.0009.38------7211.15.6
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 TigersALMLBdet29DH95---------------11086.458.6
1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet291B7--291-130301.0004.29------1106.44.3
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 DescriptionAgeRoster 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