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Bob NiemanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1951-1962 MLB Years: 1951-1962
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PositionsOF-926Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Charles Nieman
Height5-11Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 26,1927PlaceCincinnati,Ohio
Death DateMarch 10,1985 [58.043]
CollegeKent State University (Kent,OH)
MLB DebutSeptember 14,1951 [24.231]
OrganizationsBAL [4] CHA [2] CLE [2] DET [2] SLA [2] SLN [2] SFN [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-55
TBC Player ID15985Retrosheet IDniemb101MLBAM ID119791
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed46Power86Contact58XBH74RBIs75Runs35Hitting87Durability60Team.489Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1951St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla19of2412436163128003501001.372.413.6281.04127647.389.256.326.4646.3810.641.674.2621.5037.50
1952St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla19of25131478661382221874044673180014.289.352.456.80821842533.310.167.255.3738.6313.701.593.3826.5630.43
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet5of26142508721433251569035757030013.281.354.453.80723052568.294.172.278.36410.0410.041.002.6433.8736.36
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet5of27912512466141835022232033010.263.319.422.74110623279.271.159.239.3367.8911.471.452.8731.3834.85
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha18of28992723677112115310363723419.283.366.460.82612524317.289.177.313.36911.3611.671.033.4724.7331.17
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha18of2914403121024014400024.300.364.475.83919344.294.175.250.3589.099.091.004.5520.0025.00
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal4of29114388601252061264158659013310.322.442.497.93919338478.353.175.387.41917.9912.340.692.5132.3330.40
1956Totals for AL-AL         128428631372161468169063013514.320.436.495.93121241522.347.175.374.41417.2412.070.702.6830.5729.93
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal4of30129445611231761370446386238314.276.363.429.79219136521.311.153.294.35212.0916.511.372.5034.2329.27
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal4of31105366561192021660284457013512.325.395.522.91719138414.348.197.301.40010.6313.771.303.8622.8831.93
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal4of32118360491051822160124255232312.292.367.528.89519041409.294.236.350.39010.2713.451.315.1317.1439.05
1960St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4of3381188195413543101243120115.287.372.473.8458922215.325.186.309.37511.1614.421.291.8647.0040.74
1961St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4of34617081002000200000.471.471.5291.0009117.533.058.059.4470.0011.760.000.000.0012.50
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle4of34396522360210107400000.354.417.538.95535872.356.184.308.4219.725.560.572.7832.5034.78
1961Totals for MLB-MLB         458223170212107600000.378.427.537.96444989.392.159.256.4267.876.740.862.2541.0029.03
1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle43521000001000100100.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn20of353030192013001900000.300.323.467.79014331.400.167.200.3483.2329.039.003.2330.0033.33
1962Totals for MLB-MLB         32311920140011000100.290.303.452.75514333.381.162.194.3273.0330.3010.003.0331.0033.33
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1113345245510181803212554410304355129262518104.295.373.474.84716373373947.314.179.300.00011.0212.971.183.1727.6233.10
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter466155922647275166225481923525748161448.303.392.491.8837651531822.326.188.332.00012.9014.111.093.4025.1532.42
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2337599620946623104057989063023.275.342.443.78533675847.286.168.265.0009.3310.511.132.7233.0035.89
St. Louis Browns Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter143521721542532082044978190015.296.357.470.82724548580.317.174.261.0008.4513.451.593.4526.0531.17
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11331239891221357114041234313.285.366.462.82814427361.290.177.304.00011.0811.361.033.6024.0030.34
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter87205196214543301243320115.302.379.478.8579823232.343.176.288.00010.3414.221.381.7251.2537.10
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter416622360211107500100.348.405.530.93535874.350.182.303.0009.466.760.712.7033.0034.78
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3030192013001900000.300.323.467.79014331.400.167.200.0003.2329.039.003.2330.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games162502661482651879146375144315.295.373.474.84723849574.314.179.300.00011.0212.971.183.1727.6233.10

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1951St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla24OF11--2411-2625.9622.27------1291.77.1
1952St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla25OF125--2301065246240.9761.92------13195.481.2
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet26OF135--2711061287281.9792.08------14295.187.7
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet27OF62--11922-123121.9841.95------9168.140.3
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28OF78--118432125122.9761.56------9978.850.6
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29OF114--243451252247.9802.17------114100.074.0
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29OF10--24---24241.0002.40------1471.46.5
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30OF120--23765-248243.9802.03------12993.078.9
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31OF100--14536-154148.9611.48------10595.265.4
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32OF97--17165-182177.9731.82------11882.263.0
1960St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33OF55--63-4-6763.9401.15------8167.935.7
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34OF12--2311-2524.9602.00------3930.87.5
1961St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34OF4--2---221.0000.50------666.72.6
1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn35OF3--2---221.0000.67------3010.01.8
MLB Totals for OF - 12 season(s)-   OF926--16724744917631719.9751.86------9260.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1951St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla24---------11-
1952St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla25---------125-
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet26---------135-
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet27---------62-
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28---------78-
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29---------114-
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29---------10-
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30---------120-
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31---------100-
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32---------97-
1960St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33---------55-
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34---------12-
1961St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34---------4-
1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn35---------3-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1962San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB3510000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs10000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan44Scout1628973.5491.02Walter Alston
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1962-10-22Released by Giants. 
1962-04-29Purchased by Giants from Indians. 
1961-05-10TradeTraded by Cardinals to Indians for Mike Lee, Joe Morgan and Cash. 
1959-12-02TradeTraded by Orioles to Cardinals for Charles Staniland and Gene Green. 
1956-05-21TradeTraded by White Sox with George Kell, Connie Johnson and Mike Fornieles to Orioles for Dave Philley and Jim Wilson. 
1954-12-06TradeTraded by Tigers with Ted Gray and Walt Dropo to White Sox for Jack Phillips, Ferris Fain and Leo Cristante. 
1952-12-04TradeTraded by Browns with J.W. Porter and Owen Friend to Tigers for Johnny Groth, Hal White and Virgil Trucks. 
1948-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.