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Butch HobsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1973-2016 MLB Years: 1975-1982
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Drafted

Positions3B-900, DH-67, 1B-51, 2B-1Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameClell Lavern Hobson
Height6-1Weight193BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 17,1951 [67.039]PlaceTuscaloosa,Alabama
High SchoolBessemer Academy (Bessemer,AL)
CollegeUniversity of Alabama (Tuscaloosa,AL)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 8th round (185th overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 7,1975 [24.021]
OrganizationsBOS [8] NYA [4] CAL [1] Awards6Awards Voting3-6
TBC Player ID12860Retrosheet IDhobsb101MLBAM ID115994
RelationshipsFather of K.C. Hobson
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed31Power76Contact34XBH71RBIs77Runs57Hitting49Durability44Team.547Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1973Winston-SalemCaroA+-211739872105000000000.179.179.282.46111339.179.103.103.2040.000.000.000.000.0042.86
1974Winston-SalemCaroA+-22119423661201881474000000000.284.284.463.74719640423.259.179.180.3360.000.000.003.3130.2133.33
1975BristolEastAA-23138471681252531573000000000.265.265.427.69220143471.241.162.161.3110.000.000.003.1831.4034.40
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos513b2324010000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.2300.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1976Rhode IslandILAAA-2490360561032112572000000000.286.286.558.84420147360.233.272.272.3830.000.000.006.9414.4045.63
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos43b247626934637583401156205318.234.272.387.65910420292.272.153.204.3005.1421.234.132.7433.6331.75
1977Boston Red SoxALMLBbos293b25159593771573353011254271624103417.265.300.489.78929068637.314.224.272.3414.2425.436.004.7119.7743.31
1978Boston Red SoxALMLBbos43b261475126512826217801050122048315.250.312.408.72020945574.291.158.258.3238.7121.252.442.9630.1235.16
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBbos43b27146528741382672893323078066223.261.298.496.79426261570.257.235.294.3445.2613.682.604.9118.8644.20
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos43b-dh28933243574601139112569003210.228.281.349.63011317352.255.121.198.2847.1019.602.763.1329.4522.97
1981California AngelsALMLBcal103b298526827637443611356012404.235.321.336.6579015310.284.101.231.30611.2919.351.711.2967.0023.81
1982Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-1b-3b30278317275142001181302000.325.446.5541.0004610103.348.229.434.44217.4812.620.723.8820.7537.04
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya24,35dh-1b30305821020030011400102.172.183.207.39012260.222.035.052.1761.6723.3314.000.000.0020.00
1983Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-3b311123796893174196322567614840.245.338.462.80017540448.253.217.364.35112.5016.961.364.2419.9543.01
1984Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-3b321163824996181135601486313730.251.331.406.73715532441.265.155.277.33010.8814.291.312.9529.3833.33
1985Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-3b33107347448291125602476430410.236.329.372.70112922401.255.136.265.31811.7215.961.362.9928.9226.83
2016Lancaster BarnstormersAtlInd-6411000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter73825563146341072398397119183569527281279.248.297.423.72010812282799.280.175.247.0006.5420.333.113.5026.0835.96
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter72624843766531152010241926169216591980.263.309.448.75711142372686.252.185.252.0006.298.041.283.8024.3536.29
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter45215512344017087326726169216591980.259.330.455.7857061511753.256.196.303.0009.6412.321.284.1621.2537.66
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter138471681252531573000000000.265.265.427.69220143471.241.162.161.0000.000.000.003.1831.4034.40
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter136462741272091479000000000.275.275.448.72320743462.252.173.173.0000.000.000.003.0333.0033.86
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Boston Red Sox Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter6232230285561981994358108147495425231273.252.296.439.7359792112429.281.187.254.0006.0520.383.373.8723.7237.61
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8526827637443611356012404.235.321.336.6579015310.284.101.231.00011.2919.351.711.2967.0023.81
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter305821020030011400102.172.183.207.39012260.222.035.052.0001.6723.3314.000.000.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625616913923522872240125166317.248.297.423.72023750614.280.175.247.0006.5420.333.113.5026.0835.96
Average Minor - Per 162 games16255484146264239301384812420.263.309.448.75724953599.252.185.252.0006.298.041.283.8024.3536.29

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos233B1--13--441.0004.00------250.00.6
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos243B76--601461411220206.9362.71------76100.046.9
1977Boston Red SoxALMLBbos253B159--1282722327423400.9462.52------159100.098.8
1978Boston Red SoxALMLBbos263B133--1222614325426383.8992.88------14790.581.6
1978Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26DH14---------------1479.58.6
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBbos273B142--1102512517386361.9352.54------14697.388.8
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBbos272B1---------------1460.70.6
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos283B57--52109165177161.9102.82------9361.335.6
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28DH36---------------9338.722.5
1981California AngelsALMLBcal293B83--851391713241224.9292.70------8597.675.5
1981California AngelsALMLBcal29DH2---------------852.41.8
1982Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya301B6--434345047.9407.83------2722.24.3
1982Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya303B5--1101-1211.9172.20------2718.53.6
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya30DH15---------------3050.09.3
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya301B11--372234139.9513.55------3036.76.8
1983Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya313B95--77149106236226.9582.38------11284.867.9
1983Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya311B2--14-131514.9337.00------1121.81.4
1984Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya323B67--481081011166156.9402.33------11657.848.2
1984Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya321B24--15913220174172.9897.17------11620.717.3
1985Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya333B82--741351613225209.9292.55------10776.659.0
1985Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya331B8--493-552521.0006.50------1077.55.8
MLB Totals for 3B - 7 season(s)-   3B651--55811811389818771739.9262.67------6510.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH67---------------670.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B11--372234139.9513.55------110.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B249--2004023730639602.9422.42------2490.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B40--26520632291285.9797.13------400.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23-----1-----
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24-----76-----
1977Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25-----159-----
1978Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26-----133----14
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27---1-142-----
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28-----57----36
1981California AngelsALMLBcal29-----83----2
1982Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya30--6--5-----
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya30--11-------15
1983Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya31--2--95-----
1984Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya32--24--67-----
1985Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya33--8--82-----

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1987Columbia MetsSALAMinornyn35Manager1396475.46019.06 
1988Columbia MetsSALAMinornyn36Manager1377463.54010.54 
1989New Britain Red SoxEastAAMinorbos37Manager1366076.44130.08 
1990New Britain Red SoxEastAAMinorbos38Manager1397267.5187.04 Lost in Finals
1991Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos39Manager1437964.552--1 Lost in Finals
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos40Manager1627389.45123.07 
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos41Manager1628082.49415.05 
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos42Manager1155461.47017.04 
1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAMinorphi44Manager1427072.4938.03 
1999Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+Minorbos47Manager1396772.48220.06 
2000Nashua PrideAtlIndIndy-48Manager1408258.586--1 League Champions
2001Nashua PrideAtlIndIndy-49Manager1266858.54015.03 Lost in Semi-Finals
2002Nashua PrideAtlIndIndy-50Manager1255471.432--3 
2003Nashua PrideAtlIndIndy-51Manager1267155.5632.02 Lost in Finals (Somerset)
2005Nashua PrideAtlIndIndy-53Manager1407862.557--1 Lost in finals (Somerset)
2006Nashua PrideCanAmIndIndy-54Manager884048.45517.07 
2007Nashua PrideCanAmIndIndy-55Manager935043.5387.03 League Champions
2008Southern Maryland Blue CrabsAtlIndIndy-56Manager1407466.529--1 
2010Southern Maryland Blue CrabsAtlIndIndy-58Manager1398257.5900.52 Lost in semi-finals
2011Lancaster BarnstormersAtlIndIndy-59Manager1256956.5524.52 Lost in Semi-Finals
2012Lancaster BarnstormersAtlIndIndy-60Manager1398851.633--1 Lost in Finals
2013Lancaster BarnstormersAtlIndIndy-61Manager1397267.51822.53 
2014Lancaster BarnstormersAtlIndIndy-62Manager1408159.5794.02 League Champions
2015Lancaster BarnstormersAtlIndIndy-63Manager1407565.536--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2016Lancaster BarnstormersAtlIndIndy-64Manager1406773.4799.03 
2017Kane County CougarsMidwAMinorari65Manager1377265.5266.53 Lost in 1st Round
* 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 [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1978American League Player of the Week (April 17-April 23)1
1991Minor League Manager of the Year1
2001Atlantic League Manager of the Year1
2005Atlantic League Manager of the Year1
2008Atlantic League Manager of the Year1
2012Atlantic League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1982-03-24TradeTraded by Angels to Yankees for Bill Castro. 
1980-12-10TradeTraded by Red Sox with Rick Burleson to Angels for Mark Clear, Rick Miller and Carney Lansford. 
* 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.