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Mel RoachHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1953-1962 MLB Years: 1953-1962
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Positions2B-77, OF-44, 3B-28, 1B-16Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMelvin Earl Roach
Height6-1Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 25,1933 [85.027]PlaceRichmond,Virginia
CollegeUniversity of Virginia (Charlottesville,VA)
MLB DebutJuly 31,1953 [20.187]
OrganizationsMLN [7] CHN [1] PHI [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17194Retrosheet IDroacm101MLBAM ID121260
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed41Power41Contact59XBH42RBIs39Runs27Hitting47Durability18Team.552Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb142b2052100000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb141b2134000000000100001.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb12,292b2476110000000301000.167.167.167.334107.333.000.000.1500.0042.860.000.000.000.00
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb122b25441361442703100061504101.309.336.426.7625810147.328.117.162.3384.0810.202.502.0445.3323.81
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb122b261931130000002400000.097.152.097.2493033.111.000.065.1256.0612.122.000.000.000.00
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb12of-2b2748140124212031800619132110.300.329.450.7796315152.325.150.193.3423.9512.503.171.9746.6735.71
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb12of281336360016002421100.167.244.250.4949142.156.083.139.2324.769.522.002.3836.0016.67
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn122b-1b282339152001103900003.128.190.179.3697242.167.051.154.1767.1421.433.000.000.0040.00
1961Totals for NL-NL         367541120171051321103.147.217.213.43016384.161.066.147.2045.9515.482.601.1975.0027.27
1962Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi313b296510592040080051900102.190.225.229.454244111.230.039.086.2094.5017.123.800.000.0020.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter22749942119250743102475395117.238.275.331.60616532540.265.093.142.0004.4413.893.131.3071.2926.89
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter1393553294190734001647394112.265.299.377.67613426387.285.112.158.0004.1312.142.941.8150.7127.66
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6510592040080051900102.190.225.229.454244111.230.039.086.0004.5017.123.800.000.0020.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2339152001103900003.128.190.179.3697242.167.051.154.0007.1421.433.000.000.0040.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623563085180531101754264112.238.275.331.60611823385.265.093.142.0004.4413.893.131.3071.2926.89

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb202B1---------------520.00.6
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb211B1--3--2331.0003.00------333.30.6
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb242B5--43--771.0001.40------771.43.2
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb252B27--5680113137136.9935.04------4461.417.5
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb25OF7--512-86.7500.86------4415.94.5
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb251B1--41--551.0005.00------442.30.6
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb262B8--814322522.8802.75------1942.15.1
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb263B1---------------195.30.6
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb26OF4--422-86.7501.50------1921.12.6
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb27OF21--39-1-4039.9751.86------4843.813.6
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb273B1--1---111.0001.00------482.10.6
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb272B20--2629355855.9482.75------4841.713.0
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb271B1--4---441.0004.00------482.10.6
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn281B7--503185453.9817.57------2330.44.5
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn282B7--351-98.8891.14------2330.44.5
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb28OF9--12---12121.0001.33------1369.25.8
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb281B2--18---18181.0009.00------1315.41.3
1962Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi291B4--181--19191.0004.75------656.22.5
1962Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi292B9--810-318181.0002.00------6513.85.6
1962Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi293B26--1425224139.9511.50------6540.016.1
1962Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29OF3--2-1-32.6670.67------654.61.9
MLB Totals for 2B - 7 season(s)-   2B77--105141823254246.9693.19------770.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF44--6236-7165.9151.48------440.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B28--1525224240.9521.43------280.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B16--975110103102.9906.38------160.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb20---1-------
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21--1--------
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb24---5-------
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb25--127-----7-
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb26---8-1---4-
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb27--120-1---21-
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28--77-------
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb28--2------9-
1962Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29--49-26---3-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1962-03-20TradeTraded by Indians to Phillies for Tony Curry and Ken Lehman. 
1961-11-30TradeTraded by Cubs to Indians for Lou Holdener and Ely Churchich. 
1961-05-09TradeTraded by Braves to Cubs for Frank Thomas. 
1953-07-02ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent (bonus baby) by Braves. 
* 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.