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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Paul Melvin
Stat Years
1981-1995  [mlb] 1985-1994
Height/Weight
6-4 / 205
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (1081) ... 1B (48) ... DH (24) ... 3B (3) ... OF (3) ... 2B (1)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
High School
Menlo-Atherton (Atherton,CA)
Colleges
University of California (Berkeley, California)
Draft
Selected by the Detroit Tigers in Round #1 (#2 overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Sec Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1985-05-25 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.209)
Service Time
Organizations
DET [5] SFN [3] BAL [3] NYA [2] KCA [1] BOS [1] CHA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 15279 ... retro id: melvb001 ... mlbam id: 118942
Relations
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1981Macon PeachesSALAdet-19c---111441256112191146454357123310.272.330.425.75545517534.240.153.2977.6915.602.0329.43.0830.4
    1982Birmingham BaronsSouAAdet-20c---2983643386121135210247001120.236.283.382.66539013926.214.146.2596.1517.952.9228.03.3330.2
    1983Birmingham BaronsSouAAdet-21c---3782854382142105603185420420.288.330.456.78630913026.221.168.3205.8317.483.0028.53.2431.7
    1983Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-21c---3451421027602110174102000.190.228.275.503151398.127.085.2534.6427.155.8671.01.3229.6
    1984Birmingham BaronsSouAAdet-22c---469271347314123310184702220.269.313.351.6642939517.151.082.3176.1416.042.61135.50.6823.3
    1984Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-22c---44414112351300110133201000.248.264.340.6041454813.106.092.3212.0722.0710.670.00.0037.1
    1985Nashville SoundsAmerAAAdet-23c---55317727487192431163811200.271.332.475.8071978417.305.204.2958.1219.292.3819.74.5735.4
    1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet1823cL-S-E-P54182101841040032102001.220.247.293.54087245.110.073.2953.4524.147.000.00.0027.8
    1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn724cL-S-E-P689268246014252532156903317.224.262.347.6092899321.183.123.2795.1923.884.6053.61.7335.0
    1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn725cL-S-E-P784246314980113104174400237.199.249.366.6152659019.220.167.1976.4216.602.5922.44.1538.8
    1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-26c---82175112350290081310000.307.381.453.83484347.253.146.3509.5215.481.6337.52.3830.4
    1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn726cL-S-E-P892273236413182702134601105.234.268.377.64528810322.183.143.2554.5115.973.5434.12.7834.4
    1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2,3627cL-S-E-P9852782267101132141553071310.241.279.295.5743018212.097.054.2934.9817.613.53278.00.3317.9
    1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal228cL-S-E-P1093301307314153701115303318.243.267.346.61331810420.136.103.2763.4616.674.8260.21.5727.4
    1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal229cL-S-E-P1179228115710012300114601525.250.279.307.5862457011.105.057.3014.4918.784.18228.00.4119.3
    1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca230cL-S-E-P12327052250060051300203.314.351.386.73777275.143.072.3736.4916.882.600.00.0022.7
    1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos331cL-S-E-P13771761339703230074413302.222.251.313.5641905510.131.091.2733.6823.166.2958.71.5825.6
    1994Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-321b-c---14176251750115001900001.274.286.403.68963256.145.129.3081.5914.299.0062.01.5935.3
    1994New York YankeesALMLBnya4332c-1bL-S-E-P14914240013000300001.286.286.500.7861471.214.214.3000.0021.430.0014.07.1425.0
    1994Chicago White SoxALMLBcha4932cL-S-E-P141119330001001401001.158.200.158.3582130.053.000.2004.7619.054.000.00.000.0
    1995Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-33c---15196671950140031200013.288.319.409.72869276.167.121.3404.3517.394.0066.01.4531.6
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)69219551744568563521241398396121201050.233.268.337.6052095658126.149.104.2734.6818.904.0455.91.6727.6
    American League Totals (8 yrs)42711689628350311129155323711714631.242.273.318.591125337264.118.076.2914.2318.914.47106.20.8822.6
    National League Totals (3 yrs)2657877817335324833845159046419.220.260.363.62384228662.194.143.2445.3418.883.5332.82.8535.8
    Minor League Totals558199523852210065427910101333876101284.262.308.399.7072156796160.204.137.2996.1717.952.9136.92.5030.6
    Minor: A Totals11441256112191146454357123310.272.330.425.75545517534.240.153.2977.6915.602.0329.43.0830.4
    Minor: AA Totals24592011024140425141236017123760.262.306.396.70299236469.198.134.2956.0517.242.8536.82.5228.6
    Minor: AAA Totals199663721694111574333814524214.255.296.388.68470925757.190.133.3055.3620.453.8244.22.1233.7
    San Francisco Giants Totals (3 yrs)2657877817335324833845159046419.220.260.363.62384228662.194.143.2445.3418.883.5332.82.8535.8
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (3 yrs)2578076319734279215371520119623.244.274.317.59186425643.114.073.2894.2817.594.11115.30.8121.8
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)771761339703230074413302.222.251.313.5641905510.131.091.2733.6823.166.2958.71.5825.6
    Detroit Tigers Totals (1 yrs)4182101841040032102001.220.247.293.54087245.110.073.2953.4524.147.000.00.0027.8
    Kansas City Royals Totals (1 yrs)327052250060051300203.314.351.386.73777275.143.072.3736.4916.882.600.00.0022.7
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)1119330001001401001.158.200.158.3582130.053.000.2004.7619.054.000.00.000.0
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)914240013000300001.286.286.500.7861471.214.214.3000.0021.430.0014.07.1425.0
    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
    1981Macon PeachesSALA19C7800.04566724525523.9966.700.0055.368.41
    1982Birmingham BaronsSouAA20C8600.05455086603595.9876.900.0060.187.81
    1982Birmingham BaronsSouAA201B1000.09240996961.0009.600.007.010.24
    1982Birmingham BaronsSouAA203B100.0101021.5001.000.000.71.06
    1983Birmingham BaronsSouAA21C6600.03662520393391.9955.900.0045.584.62
    1983Birmingham BaronsSouAA211B500.03840642421.0008.400.003.46.45
    1983Birmingham BaronsSouAA212B100.00100111.0001.000.000.71.34
    1983Evansville TripletsAmerAAA21C3400.01521512168167.9944.900.0025.075.62
    1983Evansville TripletsAmerAAA211B700.06110562621.0008.900.005.115.63
    1984Birmingham BaronsSouAA22C6400.03153345352348.9895.400.0043.592.81
    1984Birmingham BaronsSouAA221B300.02630429291.0009.700.002.04.35
    1984Birmingham BaronsSouAA223B100.00200221.0002.000.000.71.46
    1984Evansville TripletsAmerAAA22C4000.02012114223222.9965.600.0026.090.93
    1984Evansville TripletsAmerAAA221B200.01300013131.0006.500.001.34.54
    1985Nashville SoundsAmerAAA23C4700.02662622294292.9936.200.0033.388.72
    1985Nashville SoundsAmerAAA231B100.0820110101.00010.000.000.71.97
    1985Nashville SoundsAmerAAA23OF300.02000221.0000.700.002.15.713
    1985Detroit TigersALMLB23C410233.11751321190188.9894.600.8125.5100.02
    1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLB24C840640.24425967507501.9886.000.7851.994.42
    1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLB243B103.21100221.0002.000.630.61.18
    1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLB25C780561.14074317451450.9985.800.8048.192.92
    1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLB251B105.07101881.0008.001.600.61.26
    1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA26C2000.0123610130129.9926.500.0014.095.23
    1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLB26C890655.24033174441434.9844.900.6654.996.71
    1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLB261B101.03000331.0003.003.000.61.15
    1989Baltimore OriolesALMLB27C750631.03032031326323.9914.300.5146.388.21
    1989Baltimore OriolesALMLB27DH900.0000000.0000.000.005.610.64
    1990Baltimore OriolesALMLB28C760633.23642512390389.9975.100.6147.281.72
    1990Baltimore OriolesALMLB281B102.01100221.0002.001.000.61.18
    1990Baltimore OriolesALMLB28DH1000.0000000.0000.000.006.210.86
    1991Baltimore OriolesALMLB29C720580.23833118415414.9985.800.7144.491.12
    1991Baltimore OriolesALMLB29DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.55.18
    1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLB30C210144.07770284841.0004.000.5813.065.63
    1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLB301B3018.0222132524.9608.001.331.99.44
    1993Boston Red SoxALMLB31C760459.03041824324322.9944.200.7046.998.72
    1993Boston Red SoxALMLB311B105.05101661.0006.001.200.61.34
    1994Columbus ClippersILAAA32C700.0464105150.9807.100.004.941.24
    1994Columbus ClippersILAAA321B800.0768238684.97710.500.005.647.14
    1994Chicago White SoxALMLB32C11054.14800048481.0004.400.899.7100.03
    1994New York YankeesALMLB32C4016.09000991.0002.300.563.544.44
    1994New York YankeesALMLB321B4012.07002771.0001.800.583.544.44
    1994New York YankeesALMLB32DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.911.19
    1995Columbus ClippersILAAA33C1200.0662207068.9715.700.008.663.24
    1995Columbus ClippersILAAA331B100.01110112121.00012.000.000.75.39
    MLB Totals - (C)627002915247233631853162.9935.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)1100455175150.9804.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)1001100221.0002.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)2400000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (C)160008547488936928.9915.800.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)190016912210183181.9899.500.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)3002000221.0000.700.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (C)216001226108141113481334.9906.200.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (1B)1800156110191671671.0009.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (2B)1000100111.0001.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (3B)200121043.7501.500.000.00.00
    A Totals - (C)78004566724525523.9966.700.000.00.00
    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
    1981Minor-78---------
    1982Minor-8610-1------
    1983Minor-100121-------
    1984Minor-1045-1------
    1985MLB-41---------
    1985Minor-471------3-
    1986MLB-84--1------
    1987MLB-781--------
    1988MLB-891--------
    1988Minor-20---------
    1989MLB-75--------9
    1990MLB-761-------10
    1991MLB-72--------4
    1992MLB-213--------
    1993MLB-761--------
    1994MLB-154-------1
    1994Minor-78--------
    1995Minor-121--------
    Totals-10814813----324