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Frank RobinsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1953-1976 MLB Years: 1956-1976
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

PositionsOF-2132, DH-321, 1B-305, 3B-13Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameFrank Robinson
Height6-1Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 31,1935 [82.268]PlaceBeaumont,Texas
High SchoolMcClymonds (Oakland,CA)
MLB DebutApril 17,1956 [20.230]
OrganizationsCIN [10] BAL [6] CLE [3] CAL [2] LAN [1] Awards9Awards Voting20-1599
TBC Player ID17249Retrosheet IDrobif103MLBAM ID121311
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Player Notes:   The Baltimore Orioles retired his #20 on March 10, 1972 ... Inducted into Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame in 1977 ... The Cincinnati Reds retired his #20 on May 22, 1998 ... The Cleveland Indians retired his #20 on May 27, 2017
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed73Power94Contact63XBH87RBIs90Runs70Hitting83Durability77Team.543Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1953OgdenPioRk-17722707094206178330536900000.348.455.6561.11117743323.418.308.515.48416.4121.361.305.2615.8845.74
1954ColumbiaSallyD-181324911121653292511060886500000.336.437.5911.02829066579.349.255.446.45915.2011.230.744.3219.6440.00
1954TulsaTexAA-18830480001000000000.267.267.267.5348030.267.000.000.2460.000.000.000.000.000.00
1955ColumbiaSallyD-19802435064157125230414400000.263.370.531.90112934284.278.268.449.39714.4415.491.074.2320.2553.13
1956Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin20of2015257212216627638838464952084714.290.379.558.93731971668.289.268.386.4079.5814.221.485.6915.0542.77
1957Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin20of2115061197197295297510244921255513.322.376.529.90532363677.339.207.291.3966.5013.592.094.2821.0731.98
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin20of221485549014925631831016280700513.269.350.504.85427962623.266.235.363.3749.9512.841.294.9817.8741.61
1959Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin201b23146540106168314361251886993809916.311.391.583.97431571626.314.272.419.41811.0214.861.355.7515.0042.26
1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin201b-of241394648613833631831368267907618.297.407.5951.00227670562.287.298.489.43214.5911.920.825.5214.9750.72
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin20of25153545117176327371242237164100102315.323.404.6111.01533376636.306.288.453.42511.1610.060.905.8214.7343.18
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin20of2616260913420851239136189766211051613.342.421.6241.04538092701.329.282.422.44710.848.840.825.5615.6244.23
1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin20of27140482791251932191261081691403207.259.379.442.82121343580.263.183.384.35913.9711.900.853.6222.9534.40
1964Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin20of28156568103174386299623579679062013.306.396.548.94431173662.303.242.412.40411.9310.120.854.3819.5941.95
1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin20of29156582109172335331131397010018041814.296.386.540.92631471674.307.244.371.40010.3914.841.434.9017.6441.28
1966Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal20of301555761221823424912285879010071124.316.410.6371.04736785680.300.321.477.44712.7913.241.037.2111.7646.70
1967Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal20of311294798314923730942371847061410.311.403.576.97927660563.321.265.411.42612.6114.921.185.3315.9740.27
1968Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal20of3213042169113271155211273841202415.268.390.444.83418743508.302.176.371.38214.3716.541.152.9528.0738.05
1969Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal20of331485391111661953210093886213031112.308.415.540.95529156643.299.232.406.42413.699.640.704.9816.8433.73
1970Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal20of34132471881442412578216970706913.306.398.520.91824550553.312.214.363.40212.4812.661.014.5218.8434.72
1971Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal20of351334558212816228993072629181121.281.384.510.89423246545.268.229.393.39613.2111.380.865.1416.2535.94
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan36of36103342418661195923557620609.251.353.442.79515126405.265.191.348.36413.5818.771.384.6918.0030.23
1973California AngelsALMLBcal20dh3714753485142290309711829310131213.266.372.489.86126159630.271.223.376.38213.0214.761.134.7617.8041.55
1974California AngelsALMLBcal20dh3812942775107262206351758510151410.251.371.461.83219748518.266.210.396.37214.4816.411.133.8621.3544.86
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle20dh381550610112501101000101.200.328.380.70819461.205.180.360.32916.3916.391.003.2825.0040.00
1974Totals for AL-AL         14447781117273226852859510161411.245.367.453.82021652579.260.208.392.36814.6816.411.123.8021.6844.44
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle20dh394911819285092400291501132.237.385.508.8936014149.200.271.517.39919.4610.070.526.0413.1150.00
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle20dh4036675150031000111200103.224.329.358.68724379.226.134.299.32513.9215.191.093.8022.3320.00
D Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2127341622294716371629012910900000.312.415.571.986419100863.327.259.447.00014.9512.630.844.2919.8443.67
MLB Totals - 21 Season(s)Filter28081000618292943528725861812204771420153219817102218269.294.389.537.9265373118611743.295.243.397.00012.0913.051.084.9917.0840.30
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8030074102206178430536900000.340.439.6171.05618543353.397.277.463.00015.0119.551.304.8217.6542.16
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter830480001000000000.267.267.267.5348030.267.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter722707094206178330536900000.348.455.6561.11117743323.418.308.515.00016.4121.361.305.2615.8845.74
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter1502552710431673318503241009161576987891181353129136.303.389.554.94330636926409.302.251.397.00010.8912.311.135.0617.0641.36
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter8272941555882143181795453514460452581326095.300.401.543.94415983403492.300.243.407.00013.1712.940.985.1316.4338.55
California Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter276961160249552501606215717820282623.259.372.477.8494581071148.269.218.385.00013.6815.511.134.3619.2242.97
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103342418661195923557620609.251.353.442.79515126405.265.191.348.00013.5818.771.384.6918.0030.23
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter100235305361143901503701336.226.358.438.79610321289.209.212.421.00017.3012.800.744.8416.7939.62
Average MLB - Per 162 games16257710617030434105124828811161316.294.389.537.92631068677.295.243.397.00012.0913.051.084.9917.0840.30
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626081502074112341706010714000000.340.439.6171.05637587715.397.277.463.00015.0119.551.304.8217.6542.16

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1956Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin20OF152--323581336328.9762.16------152100.098.7
1957Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin21OF136--3361143351347.9892.55------15090.788.3
1957Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin211B24--15125216178176.9897.33------15016.015.6
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22OF138--3101231325322.9912.33------14893.289.6
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin223B11--4123-1916.8421.45------1487.47.1
1959Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin231B125--998751711110901073.9848.58------14685.681.2
1959Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23OF40--5131-5554.9821.35------14627.426.0
1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin241B78--66354560722717.9939.19------13956.150.6
1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24OF51--112851125120.9602.35------13936.733.1
1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin243B1---------------1390.70.6
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25OF150--2841533302299.9901.99------15398.097.4
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin253B1---------------1530.70.6
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26OF161--3151022327325.9942.02------16299.499.4
1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27OF139--2371341254250.9841.80------14099.385.8
1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin271B1--1---111.0001.00------1400.70.6
1964Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28OF156--279743290286.9861.83------156100.096.3
1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29OF155--282531290287.9901.85------15699.495.7
1966Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30OF151--25444-262258.9851.71------15597.494.4
1966Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal301B3--282133130.96810.00------1551.91.9
1967Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31OF126--191722200198.9901.57------12997.778.3
1967Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal311B2--161-117171.0008.50------1291.61.2
1968Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32OF117--17357-185178.9621.52------13090.072.2
1968Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal321B3--20---20201.0006.67------1302.31.9
1969Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33OF134--226932238235.9871.75------14890.582.7
1969Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal331B19--14110216153151.9877.95------14812.811.7
1970Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34OF120--221933233230.9871.92------13290.974.1
1970Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal341B7--412134443.9776.14------1325.34.3
1971Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35OF92--17735-185180.9731.96------13369.258.2
1971Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal351B37--27217625295289.9807.81------13327.823.4
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan36OF95-809168662180174.9671.830.22-----10392.261.3
1973California AngelsALMLBcal37DH127---------------14786.478.4
1973California AngelsALMLBcal37OF17-149383114241.9762.410.28-----14711.610.5
1974California AngelsALMLBcal38DH123---------------12995.375.9
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38DH11---------------1573.36.8
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle381B4--23-112423.9585.75------1526.72.5
1974California AngelsALMLBcal38OF1---------------1290.80.6
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle39DH42---------------4985.726.4
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle40DH18---------------3650.011.3
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle401B2--10--110101.0005.00------365.61.3
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle40OF1--1---111.0001.00------362.80.6
MLB Totals for OF - 20 season(s)-   OF2132-9583978135682641814113.9841.934.29-----21320.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH321---------------3210.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 12 season(s)-   1B305--23641863523725852550.9868.36------3050.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B13--4123-1916.8421.23------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1956Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin20---------152-
1957Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin21--24------136-
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22-----11---138-
1959Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23--125------40-
1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24--78--1---51-
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25-----1---150-
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26---------161-
1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27--1------139-
1964Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28---------156-
1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29---------155-
1966Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30--3------151-
1967Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31--2------126-
1968Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32--3------117-
1969Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33--19------134-
1970Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34--7------120-
1971Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35--37------92-
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan36---------95-
1973California AngelsALMLBcal37---------17127
1974California AngelsALMLBcal38---------1123
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38--4-------11
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle39----------42
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle40--2------118

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB25515332014003400000.200.333.533.8668318.200.333.53316.6722.221.335.5615.00100.00
1966Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB30414440123002300000.286.375.8571.23212316.222.571.71412.5018.751.5012.507.0075.00
1969Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB33312142012003300000.333.467.7501.2179315.375.417.66720.0020.001.006.6712.0075.00
1969Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB33516230011004300000.188.350.375.7256120.167.187.43820.0015.000.755.0016.0033.33
1970Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB34310320012005200000.200.467.500.9675115.143.300.80033.3313.330.406.6710.0050.00
1970Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB34522560024000500000.273.273.545.81812222.267.272.2730.0022.730.009.0911.0033.33
1971Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB35312211001001400000.083.154.167.3212113.125.084.1677.6930.774.000.000.00100.00
1971Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB35725570022002800000.280.333.520.85313227.333.240.3207.4129.634.007.4112.5028.57
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs934673025009900000.206.372.471.84316543.217.265.52920.9320.931.004.6517.0071.43
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 5 yrs269219232181400112300000.250.330.554.8845111103.246.304.42410.6822.332.097.7711.5047.83

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle39Manager1597980.49715.54 
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle40Manager1598178.50916.04 
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle41Manager1617190.44128.55 
1977California AngelsALMLBMLBcal41Hitting Coach1627488.45728.05Norm Sherry,Dave Garcia
1978Rochester Red WingsILAAAMinorbal42Manager1406872.48617.06 
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal42Hitting Coach1619071.5599.04Earl Weaver
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal43Hitting Coach15910257.642--1Earl WeaverLost World Series (Pirates)
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal44First Base Coach16210062.6173.02Earl Weaver
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal44Hitting Coach16210062.6173.02Earl Weaver
1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn45Manager1115655.50511.54 
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn46Manager1628775.5372.03 
1983San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn47Manager1627983.48812.05 
1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn48Manager1626696.40726.06 
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal49Bench Coach1618378.51616.04Cal Ripken,Joe Altobelli,Earl Weaver
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal50Bench Coach1627389.45122.57Earl Weaver
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal51Bench Coach1626795.41431.06Cal Ripken
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal52Manager16154107.33534.57 
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal53Manager1628775.5372.02 
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal54Manager1617685.47211.55 
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal55Manager1626795.41424.06 
2002Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon66Manager1628379.51219.02 -
2003Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon67Manager1628379.51218.04 -
2004Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon68Manager1626795.41429.05 -
2005Washington NationalsNLMLBMLBwas69Manager1628181.5009.05 -
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBMLBwas70Manager1627191.43826.05 
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [9]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1956National League Rookie of the Year1
1958National League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1961MLB Player of the Month (July) ... National League Most Valuable Player2
1964MLB Player of the Month (August)1
1966American League Most Valuable Player ... World Series MVP2
1971MLB All-Star Game Most Valuable Player1
1989American League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1974-09-12TradeTraded by Angels to Indians for Rusty Torres, Ken Suarez and Cash. 
1972-11-28TradeTraded by Dodgers with Bobby Valentine, Billy Grabarkewitz, Mike Strahler and Bill Singer to Angels for Ken McMullen and Andy Messersmith. 
1971-12-02TradeTraded by Orioles with Pete Richert to Dodgers for Royle Stillman, Sergio Robles, Bob O'Brien and Doyle Alexander. 
1965-12-09TradeTraded by Reds to Orioles for Dick Simpson, Jack Baldschun and Milt Pappas. 
1953-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
* 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.