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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Van Mitchell
Stat Years
1974-1986  [mlb] 1980-1983
Height/Weight
5-10 / 170
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
OF (913)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Chatsworth (Chatsworth,CA)
Colleges
USC (Los Angeles, California)
Draft
Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in Round #7 (#176 overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1980-09-01 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.147)
Service Time
Organizations
LAN [5] MIN [3] TOR [1] DET [1] SDN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 15483 ... retro id: mitcb101 ... mlbam id: 119202
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed58Power53Contact83XBH54RBIs42Runs52Hitting73Durability58Team.539Ratings Explained
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1975USCPac8NCAA-1------20ofDR:9-194---00000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1976USCCIBANCAA-1------21of------44140304312252060332300000.307.000.529.52907419.000.222.0000.000.000.700.028.0044.2
    1977USCPac8NCAA-1------22ofDR:7-176---00000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1977Clinton DodgersMidwAlan-22of---1742213772191328113572301300.326.459.462.92128210223.430.136.34820.218.160.4073.71.0631.9
    1977Amarillo Gold SoxTexAAsdn-22of---111941474125205444127601919300.302.389.403.79248716729.258.101.30712.323.900.32103.50.8223.2
    1978San Antonio DodgersTexAAlan-23of---2131480761401751424913844904400.292.394.354.74857217023.313.062.32014.698.570.58480.00.1716.4
    1979Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-24of---31234531041482482591811713534400.327.418.428.84653519434.274.101.34813.276.540.49226.50.3723.0
    1980Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-25of---41093476211120635317117426010700.320.432.438.87043815229.349.118.33216.895.940.35115.70.6826.1
    1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan1725ofL-S-E-P493110000001000000.333.500.333.833410.333.000.33325.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1981Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-26of---5104341681061751631455837067110.311.404.399.80341213623.284.088.33914.088.980.64341.00.2421.7
    1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan1726ofL-S-E-P5108010000001400000.125.222.125.347910.125.000.25011.1144.444.000.00.000.0
    1982Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-27of---6124310157015109101100.349.453.5811.03454258.465.232.33316.671.850.1143.01.8553.3
    1982Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin1027ofL-S-E-P61244544811311622889545322146.249.331.313.64451314219.181.064.27810.5310.330.98227.00.3916.8
    1983Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin1028ofL-S-E-P75915226354211511282110023.230.354.303.657181467.257.073.26215.4711.600.75152.00.5520.0
    1984Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-29of---8852764775194026105643706160.272.408.370.77834710223.348.098.31318.4410.660.580.00.0030.7
    1985Nashville SoundsAmerAAAdet-30of---9111325478016332959455012100.246.339.342.68137411122.222.096.28212.0313.371.11108.30.8027.5
    1986Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-31of---1093228436312152565482902230.276.399.404.8032809218.342.128.29617.1410.360.6045.61.7928.6
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)20261775150158343910847832169.243.336.308.64470719026.199.065.27411.8811.030.93205.70.4217.3
    American League Totals (2 yrs)18360674148158343910827432169.244.337.310.64769418826.200.066.27411.8210.660.90202.00.4317.6
    National League Totals (2 yrs)1911120000002400000.182.308.182.4901320.182.000.28615.3830.772.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals961312856893517138233741436957030654533200.299.404.400.80437811251232.307.101.32215.088.090.54136.00.6124.8
    Minor: A Totals742213772191328113572301300.326.459.462.92128210223.430.136.34820.218.160.4073.71.0631.9
    Minor: AA Totals2508941502653710586612014468113700.296.392.377.769105933752.287.081.31413.606.420.47178.80.4719.6
    Minor: AAA Totals63720133815981152715260714636921543123200.297.403.403.8062440812157.302.106.32315.128.810.58134.20.6126.2
    Minnesota Twins Totals (2 yrs)18360674148158343910827432169.244.337.310.64769418826.200.066.27411.8210.660.90202.00.4317.6
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (2 yrs)1911120000002400000.182.308.182.4901320.182.000.28615.3830.772.000.00.000.0
    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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1974USCPac8NCAA-1------19------000.0000000000.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00.000
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals002.0000000000.00000000002.002.002.002.002.002.002.00.000
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978San Antonio DodgersTexAA23OF12900.03021043316312.9872.400.0094.998.51
    1979Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA24OF11900.02792173307300.9772.500.0080.496.71
    1980Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA25OF10500.02921124305303.9932.900.0071.496.31
    1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB25OF800.05000551.0000.600.004.988.910
    1981Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA26OF9200.02508012582581.0002.800.0069.788.53
    1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB26OF700.06000661.0000.900.006.470.09
    1982Toledo Mud HensILAAA27OF1200.0441204745.9573.800.008.6100.07
    1982Minnesota TwinsALMLB27OF12100.0350813359358.9973.000.0074.797.63
    1983Minnesota TwinsALMLB28OF4400.0942119796.9902.200.0027.274.65
    1984Toledo Mud HensILAAA29OF8400.0186220190188.9892.200.0061.398.83
    1985Nashville SoundsAmerAAA30OF10500.0162832173170.9831.600.0074.594.61
    1986Syracuse ChiefsILAAA31OF8700.01733011761761.0002.000.0062.693.52
    MLB Totals - (OF)180004551024467465.9962.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)60400138654161114561440.9892.400.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)129003021043316312.9872.400.000.00.00
    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
    1978Minor---------129-
    1979Minor---------119-
    1980MLB---------8-
    1980Minor---------105-
    1981MLB---------7-
    1981Minor---------92-
    1982MLB---------121-
    1982Minor---------12-
    1983MLB---------44-
    1984Minor---------84-
    1985Minor---------105-
    1986Minor---------87-
    Totals---------913-