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Bob JonesHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1967-1987 MLB Years: 1974-1986
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Played in Japan
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsOF-405, 1B-120, DH-34Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Oliver Jones
Height6-2Weight195BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateOctober 11,1949 [68.132]PlaceElkton,Maryland
High SchoolDawson County (Dawsonville,GA)

DraftedSelected by the Washington Senators II in the 36th round (665th overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the 7th round (85th overall) of the 1966 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 1st round (20th overall) of the 1966 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutOctober 1,1974 [24.355]
OrganizationsTEX [11] WS2 [4] CAL [3] Awards1
TBC Player ID13424Retrosheet IDjoneb001MLBAM ID116719
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed29Power75Contact43XBH68RBIs85Runs40Hitting64Durability26Team.484Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1967GenevaNYPLA---1719605132102000000000.217.217.283.50017360.217.066.067.2230.000.000.000.000.0023.08
1968SalisburyWcarA--181023543387115539000000000.246.246.347.59312321354.235.101.102.2690.000.000.001.4170.8024.14
1969ShelbyWcarA--1920749203017000000000.270.270.351.62126474.260.081.081.2800.000.000.001.3574.0020.00
1969BurlingtonCaroA+--19391117221016000000000.198.198.234.432262111.191.036.036.1960.000.000.000.90111.009.09
1969Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         59185164240213000000000.227.227.281.508526185.219.054.054.2300.000.000.001.0892.5014.29
1971AndersonWcarA--21116424821361952377000000000.321.321.552.87323447424.282.231.231.3920.000.000.005.4218.4334.56
1972DenverAmerAAA--221183454699156546000000000.287.287.409.69614126345.276.122.122.3140.000.000.001.4569.0026.26
1973SpokanePCLAAA--2312143757121257971000000000.277.277.428.70518741437.262.151.151.3130.000.000.002.0648.5633.88
1974SpokanePCLAAA--24131466871401851691000000000.300.300.464.76421639466.276.164.163.3450.000.000.003.4329.1327.86
1974Texas RangersALMLBtex8of2425000000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1975SpokanePCLAAA--25109404691121261767000000000.277.277.463.74018735404.245.186.186.3320.000.000.004.2123.7631.25
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex8of25911210000003300000.091.286.091.3771014.125.000.273.21921.4321.431.000.000.000.00
1976SacramentoPCLAAA--2626931633521029000000000.355.355.7741.129721793.277.419.419.5100.000.000.0010.759.3051.52
1976California AngelsALMLBcal9,18of267816622356061730143014235.211.273.355.6285912187.220.144.247.2867.4916.042.143.2127.6734.29
1977Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAcal-2794353711202810188533357110700.340.394.6291.02322256396.376.289.388.4368.8417.932.034.5519.6146.67
1977California AngelsALMLBcal18dh271417330013004500101.176.318.353.6716122.167.177.412.30518.1822.731.254.5517.0033.33
1978Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAcal-of281224607914131614102114770401000.307.369.491.86022651521.329.184.287.3839.0213.441.492.6932.8636.17
1979ChunichiJap CenIntl--2911036748105001656000000000.286.286.417.70315316367.254.131.131.3110.000.000.004.3622.9415.24
1980ChunichiJap CenIntl--306417805000419000000000.281.281.348.629624178.264.067.067.2830.000.000.002.2544.508.00
1981Wichita AerosAmerAAAtex-of3111735253111153207295567530730.315.407.545.95219238418.345.230.401.42413.4017.941.344.7817.6034.23
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex27of311034491037011700000.265.286.559.84519435.250.294.294.3792.8620.007.008.5711.3344.44
1982Denver BearsAmerAAAtex-of32822614483195125112394271310.318.416.567.98314836311.338.249.395.43012.5413.501.083.8621.7543.37
1983Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-1b3346171256114342901191811310.357.418.544.9629321195.375.187.292.4219.749.230.952.0542.7534.43
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex6of-dh334172516401110251720212.222.284.319.60323581.268.097.139.2706.1720.993.401.2372.0031.25
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex21of-1b346414314374042211101910210.259.308.371.679538156.270.112.182.3046.4112.181.902.5635.7521.62
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex6of358313414302052310113010211.224.284.351.635477148.248.127.216.2837.4320.272.733.3826.8023.33
1986Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-1b3690318318016165002466010660.252.342.365.70711623371.287.113.252.31512.4016.171.301.6253.0028.75
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex6of361321120003002500000.095.174.095.2692023.125.000.095.1408.7021.742.500.000.000.00
1987Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-of376517820548092631293840100.303.410.500.9108917212.341.197.371.40013.6817.921.314.2519.7831.48
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter314603651331702086545011754969.221.282.348.63021037671.238.127.212.0007.4517.442.342.9830.1527.82
Minor League Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter14174861734143324265170850171527137421237110.295.332.476.80823154775192.290.181.238.0005.227.201.383.2728.5933.29
AAA Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter10563660578110119854131693141424233617236110.301.344.492.83618003833957.300.191.257.0006.128.491.393.3127.9434.79
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6517820548092631293840100.303.410.500.9108917212.341.197.371.00013.6817.921.314.2519.7831.48
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter391117221016000000000.198.198.234.432262111.191.036.036.0000.000.000.000.90111.009.09
A Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter238852124243331029123000000000.285.285.450.73538372852.260.165.164.0000.000.000.003.4029.3829.63
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter19605132102000000000.217.217.283.50017360.217.066.067.0000.000.000.000.000.0023.08
Intl Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter17454548155002075000000000.284.284.394.67821520545.257.110.110.0000.000.000.003.6727.2512.90
Texas Rangers Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter2224204095110136624328240633.226.284.345.62914524462.248.119.190.0006.9317.752.562.8132.3125.26
California Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9218325386072030183514336.208.278.355.6336513209.215.147.262.0008.6116.751.943.3526.1434.21
Average MLB - Per 162 games162311346990104432266032535.221.282.348.63010819346.238.127.212.0007.4517.442.342.9830.1527.82
Average Minor - Per 162 games16255684164287199722314320410.295.332.476.80826555594.290.181.238.0005.227.201.383.2728.5933.29

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974Texas RangersALMLBtex24OF2--5---551.0002.50------2100.01.3
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex25DH1---------------911.10.6
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex25OF5--6---661.0001.20------955.63.1
1976California AngelsALMLBcal26DH2---------------782.61.2
1976California AngelsALMLBcal26OF62--9861-105104.9901.68------7879.538.3
1977California AngelsALMLBcal27DH6---------------1442.93.7
1978Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAcal281B19--16310319176173.9839.11------12215.613.9
1978Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAcal28OF90--18132-186184.9892.04------12273.865.7
1981Wichita Aeros AmerAAAtex311B25--21411125226225.9969.00------11721.418.5
1981Wichita Aeros AmerAAAtex31OF71--118811127126.9921.77------11760.752.6
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex31OF10--204--24241.0002.40------10100.09.5
1982Denver Bears AmerAAAtex32OF77--120522127125.9841.62------8293.957.0
1983Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex331B29--26822230292290.99310.00------4663.021.5
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex33OF11--24---24241.0002.18------4126.86.8
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex331B1---------------412.40.6
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex33DH11---------------4126.86.8
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex34DH4---------------646.32.5
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex341B15--97517103102.9906.80------6423.49.3
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex34OF22--422-144441.0002.00------6434.413.7
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex35DH10---------------8312.06.2
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex351B4--14--114141.0003.50------834.82.5
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex35OF30--30---30301.0001.00------8336.118.6
1986Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex361B24--20716225225223.9919.29------9026.716.9
1986Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex36OF6--15---15151.0002.50------906.74.2
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex361B2--191-220201.00010.00------1315.41.2
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex36OF9--10-1-1110.9091.11------1369.25.6
1987Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex371B1--2---221.0002.00------651.50.7
1987Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex37OF10--15---15151.0001.50------6515.47.4
MLB Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF151--2351221249247.9921.64------1510.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 6 season(s)-   DH34---------------340.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B22--1306110137136.9936.18------220.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF244--4341653455450.9891.84------2440.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B97--85259899919911.9919.39------970.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF10--15---15151.0001.50------100.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974Texas RangersALMLBtex24---------2-
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex25---------51
1976California AngelsALMLBcal26---------622
1977California AngelsALMLBcal27----------6
1978Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAcal28--19------90-
1981Wichita Aeros AmerAAAtex31--25------71-
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex31---------10-
1982Denver Bears AmerAAAtex32---------77-
1983Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex33--29--------
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex33--1------1111
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex34--15------224
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex35--4------3010
1986Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex36--24------6-
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex36--2------9-
1987Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex37--1------10-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1988Charlotte RangersFSLA+Minortex38Manager1377265.5263.51 
1989Charlotte RangersFSLA+Minortex39Manager1397564.5405.52 League Champions
1990Charlotte RangersFSLA+Minortex40Manager1388553.6161.01 Lost in Semi-Finals
1991Tulsa DrillersTexAAMinortex41Manager1365878.42628.03 
1992Tulsa DrillersTexAAMinortex42Manager1367759.566--2 Lost in Semi-Finals
1993Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAMinortex43Manager1445490.37531.04 
1994Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAMinortex44Manager1446183.42425.57 
1995Tulsa DrillersTexAAMinortex45Manager1355283.38536.04 
1996Tulsa DrillersTexAAMinortex46Manager1397564.540--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
1997Tulsa DrillersTexAAMinortex47Manager1396178.43915.54 
1998Tulsa DrillersTexAAMinortex48Manager1407862.5572.02 League Champions
1999Tulsa DrillersTexAAMinortex49Manager1407466.529--1 Lost in Finals
2000Tulsa DrillersTexAAMinortex50Manager1406476.45719.07 
2001Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex51First Base Coach1627389.45143.04Jerry Narron,Johnny Oates
2002Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAMinortex52Manager1447569.521--2 Lost in Semi-Finals
2003Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAMinortex53Manager1427072.49310.52 
2004Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAMinortex54Manager1448163.563--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2005Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAMinortex55Manager1438063.559--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2006Fresno State University BulldogsWACNCAACollege-56Assistant Coach24186.750--1Mike BatesoleConf Champions, CWS Regionals, #22 in Nation
2006Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex56First Base Coach1628082.49413.03Buck Showalter
2007Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAMinortex57Manager1437172.4973.53 
2008Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAMinortex58Manager1447668.528--1 Lost in Finals
2009Oklahoma City RedhawksPCLAAAMinortex59Manager1446975.47911.02 
2009OklahomaPCLAAA-59Manager.000-- 
2010Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAMinortex60Manager1437370.510--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2011Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAMinortex61Manager1448757.604--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2012Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAMinortex62Manager1446975.47911.04 
2014Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex64Assistant Hitting Coach1626795.41431.05Ron Washington,Tim Bogar
2015Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex65Assistant Hitting Coach1628874.543--1Jeff BanisterLost in 1st Round (Blue Jays)
2017Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex67Replay Coordinator1627884.48123.04Jeff Banister
* 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 [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2011Pacific Coast League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1980-12-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1979-01-29Released by Angels. 
1976-05-17Claimed on waivers by Angels from Rangers. 
* 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
1985Texas RangersTeam Payroll35117,500-4862020370,78060,000117,500
1986Texas RangersTeam Payroll3660,000-61427-386,34760,000177,500
* 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