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Don RobinsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1975-1992 MLB Years: 1978-1992
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-585, OF-1Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDon Allen Robinson
Height6-4Weight231BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 8,1957 [60.347]PlaceAshland,Kentucky
High SchoolCeredo-Kenova (Kenova,WV)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 17th round (430th overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (68th overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 10,1978 [20.306]
OrganizationsPIT [13] SFN [5] HOU [2] CAL [1] NYN [1] PHI [1] Awards4Awards Voting2-4
TBC Player ID17236Retrosheet IDrobid001MLBAM ID121308
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts63Walks53Hittable50SO/BB65vsPower50Hitting68Durability62Team.494Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1975nullRk--ST18232.4510100210066.0512318031700001.246.95--4.239.552.26.400-
1976nullA--ST191293.242524111100172.014679620641320001.227.64--3.356.912.06.571-
1977Shreveport MetsTexAAnyn-ST20764.06181805000113.011358513411034101.369.000.243.278.202.51.538-
1977Columbus ClippersILAAApit-ST20100.0011000005.07000130001.6012.60--1.805.403.001.000-
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0863.89191905000118.012058513421064101.379.150.233.208.082.52.5712.34
1978Gulf Coast AstrosGCLRkhou-Rel21244.7014014000223.0191312018141001.617.43--7.045.480.78.333-
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit43ST211463.47353239111228.0203988820571359431.148.000.792.255.322.37.7003.33
1979Daytona AstrosFSLA+hou-Rel22354.2544044000353.0673125133486001.8911.380.175.608.151.45.375-
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit43ST22883.87292544010160.217174691252966141.399.580.672.915.381.85.5003.55
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit43S/R237103.99292453211160.0157747114451037251.268.810.792.535.782.29.4123.54
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit43Rel24035.8716214004238.0472725423173001.8311.030.945.403.990.74.0004.87
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit43ST2515134.28383086030227.02131231082610316517031.398.441.034.086.541.60.5364.15
1983Lynn SailorsEastAApit-ST26018.1022000006.29662250001.6512.152.702.706.752.50.000-
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit43S/R26224.46963002036.0432118521282001.7610.651.245.206.941.33.5004.74
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit43R/CL27563.0251150002810122.09945416491105001.217.300.443.618.112.24.4552.81
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit43Rel285113.87446380022395.0954941642652021.448.970.573.976.141.55.3133.52
1986Prince William PiratesCaroA+pit-ST29110.71330100012.2137101131001.119.24--0.719.2413.00.500-
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit43R/CL29343.385005000411469.0612726527534121.277.920.653.506.881.96.4293.43
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit43R/CL30663.864204200371265.0662928622536101.359.090.833.037.302.41.5003.45
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn48,40Rel30512.74250250017742.2391313118261001.348.230.213.805.481.44.8333.22
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn40S/R311052.4551193232196176.2152634811491224231.147.740.562.506.222.49.6673.08
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31ST3212113.43343225120197.018480752237964421.128.411.011.694.392.59.5223.83
1990San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-ST33103.8622000007.06331180001.007.711.291.2910.298.001.000-
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31ST331074.57262514000157.217384801841782011.369.881.032.344.451.90.5884.10
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31S/R34594.383416180071121.012364591250781011.439.120.893.715.791.56.3574.12
1992California AngelsALMLBcal40ST35102.20330000016.019441391001.3510.470.551.654.963.001.0003.03
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35ST35146.18880000043.249323064170001.2110.101.240.823.504.25.2004.07
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1091063.79524229295346185571953.0189490782417564312517415261.308.700.802.965.751.95.5070.91
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter29293.50119605919205457.0431220178719239612101.368.460.143.777.782.06.500-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter100.0011000005.07000130001.6012.60--1.805.403.001.000-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter774.29202005000119.212264575431084101.389.180.383.238.122.51.500-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter563.5949544100372.2864129235697001.6710.650.254.338.551.97.455-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1293.242524111100172.014679620641320001.227.64--3.356.912.06.571-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter473.03241014210289.0703630049841001.347.08--4.968.491.71.364-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter65693.85343126217223140431200.01155567515104441825619191.338.640.783.306.171.87.485-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter42333.5617092781234514693.06713042756419540012671.258.690.832.525.182.05.560-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter146.18880000043.249323064170001.2110.101.240.823.504.25.200-
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter102.20330000016.019441391001.3510.470.551.654.963.001.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12123.7959263341216220.02131029320721418231.308.700.802.965.751.95.5000.91
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14143.505729289102220.0207106853921906001.368.460.143.777.782.06.500-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Shreveport MetsTexAAnyn-2021373710110001000000.189.189.297.48611237.231.108.108.2130.0027.030.002.7037.0028.57
1977Columbus ClippersILAAApit-2012000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         22393710110001000000.179.179.282.46111239.214.103.103.2020.0025.640.002.5639.0028.57
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit43p21358522020030002204000.235.235.259.49422289.317.024.024.2240.0024.720.000.000.0010.00
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit43p2229494100003003904000.204.250.204.45410056.250.000.061.2155.3616.073.000.000.000.00
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit43p23305741940180101200000.333.333.456.78926557.409.123.105.3520.0021.050.001.7557.0026.32
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit43p241712130001001400000.250.308.250.5583013.375.000.083.2667.6930.774.000.000.000.00
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit43p2543851024502160032212102.282.311.412.72335792.355.130.165.3223.2623.917.332.1742.5029.17
1983Lynn SailorsEastAApit-26511041000000100000.364.364.455.8195111.400.091.091.3650.009.090.000.000.0025.00
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit43p261013120013000400000.154.154.385.5395113.125.231.231.2330.0030.770.007.6913.0050.00
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit43p275331690015004900010.290.371.387.75812135.381.097.226.33911.4325.712.252.8631.0011.11
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit43p2844212520140001110000.238.273.476.74910322.444.238.238.3280.0050.000.004.5521.0060.00
1986Prince William PiratesCaroA+pit-p2935011000000000000.200.200.400.600215.200.200.200.2560.000.000.000.000.00100.00
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit43p29506141001000100000.667.667.8331.500516.800.166.167.6650.0016.670.000.000.0025.00
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit43p30447010001001200000.143.250.143.393108.200.000.143.20012.5025.002.000.000.000.00
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn48,40p302511231011000200000.273.273.636.9097211.250.363.364.3790.0018.180.009.0911.0066.67
1987Totals for NL-NL         6918241012001400000.222.263.444.7078219.231.222.278.3035.2621.054.005.2618.0050.00
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn40p3152522920140021202001.173.204.269.47314356.205.096.135.2153.5721.436.001.7952.0033.33
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31p32408171510370012300000.185.195.309.50425482.218.124.136.2261.2228.0523.003.6627.0026.67
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31p3331634910270001703002.143.143.254.39716366.159.111.111.1750.0025.760.003.0331.5033.33
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31p3435401610040011300000.150.171.175.3467141.222.025.050.1602.4431.7113.000.000.0016.67
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35p351018073001000500001.389.389.556.94510318.538.167.167.4210.0027.780.000.000.0042.86
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter5486314714623013690116168215116.231.252.330.58220836665.295.099.122.0002.4125.2610.501.9548.5424.66
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter305531230110001100000.218.218.327.54518455.256.109.109.0000.0020.000.001.8255.0033.33
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter264831120110001100000.229.229.333.56216348.278.104.104.0000.0022.920.002.0848.0027.27
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter35011000000000000.200.200.400.600215.200.200.200.0000.000.000.000.000.00100.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter3553663197140645011296210112.265.291.352.64312920391.343.087.117.0003.0724.558.001.5361.0020.62
San Francisco Giants Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1832471642607230046705003.170.183.279.4626913256.202.109.126.0001.5626.1716.752.7335.2930.95
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1018073001000500001.389.389.556.94510318.538.167.167.0000.0027.780.000.000.0042.86
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621871443704200055014002.231.252.330.5826111197.295.099.122.0002.4125.2610.501.9548.5424.66
Average Minor - Per 162 games1622971665160550005900000.218.218.327.5459722297.256.109.109.0000.0020.000.001.8255.0033.33

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou21P14--251287.8750.50------14100.025.9
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit21P35-2281032114342.9771.200.18-----35100.021.7
1979Daytona Astros FSLA+hou22P44--59--14141.0000.32------44100.032.4
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22P29-160710211917.8950.590.11-----29100.017.9
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23P29-1601323223836.9471.240.23-----3096.717.9
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24P16-3878-115151.0000.940.39-----1794.115.7
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25P38-22714254-4339.9071.030.17-----4388.423.5
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P9-3616-1771.0000.780.19-----1090.05.6
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27P51-122818--26261.0000.510.21-----5396.231.5
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27OF1--2---221.0002.00------531.90.6
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28P44-95711-218181.0000.410.19-----44100.027.3
1986Prince William Pirates CaroA+pit29P3--32--551.0001.67------3100.02.2
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29P50-6969--15151.0000.300.22-----50100.030.9
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30P42-6549--13131.0000.310.20-----4495.525.9
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30P25-4243--771.0000.280.17-----25100.015.4
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31P51-1761219313431.9120.610.18-----5298.131.5
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32P34-197612-118181.0000.530.09-----4085.021.0
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33P26-157418--22221.0000.850.14-----3183.916.0
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34P34-121716--23231.0000.680.19-----3597.121.0
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35P8-4323--551.0000.630.12-----1080.04.9
1992California AngelsALMLBcal35P3-16-------------3100.01.9
MLB Totals for P - 15 season(s)-   P524-19521122221210346334.9650.640.17-----5240.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P47--811--19191.0000.40------470.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--251287.8750.50------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou2114----------
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2135----------
1979Daytona Astros FSLA+hou2244----------
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2229----------
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2329----------
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2416----------
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2538----------
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit269----------
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2751--------1-
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2844----------
1986Prince William Pirates CaroA+pit293----------
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2950----------
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3042----------
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3025----------
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3151----------
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3234----------
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3326----------
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3434----------
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi358----------
1992California AngelsALMLBcal353----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1979Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB22100.002012.0001300.500.000.004.5013.503.000.001.000
1979Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB22105.404005.0436302.007.200.0010.805.400.500.001.000
1987San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB30019.003003.0330301.009.000.000.009.0000.00.000
1989San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB32100.001001.2300002.5016.200.000.000.0000.001.000
1989San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB320121.601001.2441004.1721.600.005.400.000.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs214.0560600016.7603016001.058.100.001.358.106.000.00.667
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs119.4550500006.7807073002.2510.800.009.454.050.430.00.500

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2004Florence FreedomFrontierIndIndy-47Third Base Coach963165.32331.00Tom Browning-
2015State College of Florida, Manatee-SarasotaNCAANCAACollege-58Pitching Coach24159.625--0Tim Hill
* 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 [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1978National League Player of the Week (April 24-April 30)1
1982NL Silver Slugger Award (P)1
1989NL Silver Slugger Award (P)1
1990NL Silver Slugger Award (P)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1992-07-16Released by Phillies. 
1992-05-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1992-05-14Released by Angels. 
1992-01-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1991-10-31Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-07-31TradeTraded by Pirates to Giants for Mackey Sasser and Cash. 
* 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
1985Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll28520,000-2071366++370,78060,000520,000
1986Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll29670,000-168777++386,34760,0001,190,000
1987San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll30795,000-109385++344,90660,0001,985,000
1987Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll30795,000-109385++344,90660,0001,985,000
1988San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll31900,000-89487++392,10762,5002,885,000
1989San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll32900,000-129884++429,80262,5003,785,000
1990San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll33950,000-157978++515,727100,0004,735,000
1991San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll342,450,000-59592++742,231100,0007,185,000
1992Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll35900,000-2771066962,245109,0008,085,000
1992California AngelsTeam Payroll35900,000-2771466962,245109,0008,085,000
* 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