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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Clayton Shantz
Stat Years
1949-1964  [mlb] 1949-1964
Height/Weight
5-6 / 142
Bats/Throws
Right / Left
Positions
P (537) ... OF (1)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
High School
Pottstown (Pottstown,PA)
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1949-05-01 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.217)
Service Time
Organizations
PHA [6] NYA [4] SLN [3] KC1 [2] PIT [1] HOU [1] PHI [1] CHN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17874 ... retro id: shanb102 ... mlbam id: 122060
Relations
Brother of Billy Shantz
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1949Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha30231---683.403374116262127.01005048974583031.377.090.645.244.113.540.78.429
    1949MLB Totals: PHAbyYearMLB----231---683.403374116262127.01005048974583031.377.090.645.244.113.540.78.429
    1950Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha30242---8144.613623619130214.22511221101885930371.5710.520.753.563.905.111.09.364
    1950MLB Totals: PHAbyYearMLB----241---8144.623623619130214.72511221101885930371.5710.550.763.573.915.131.09.364
    1951Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha30253---18103.943225133270205.121396901570771151.389.340.663.073.384.211.10.643
    1951MLB Totals: PHAbyYearMLB----251---18103.953225133270205.321396901570771151.389.350.663.073.384.211.10.643
    1952Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha30264---2472.483333275000279.2230877721631520041.057.400.682.034.892.802.41.774
    1952MLB Totals: PHAbyYearMLB----261---2472.483333275000279.7230877721631520041.057.410.682.034.902.802.41.774
    1953Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha30275---594.09161660000105.210752481026583001.269.110.852.214.944.432.23.357
    1953MLB Totals: PHAbyYearMLB----271---594.11161660000105.710752481026583001.269.150.862.224.964.452.23.357
    1954Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha30286---107.8821000108.012772330011.8813.502.253.383.387.881.001.000
    1954MLB Totals: PHAbyYearMLB----281---107.8821000108.012772330011.8813.502.253.383.387.881.001.000
    1955Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc121297---5104.54231741260125.01247063866582011.528.930.584.754.185.040.88.333
    1955MLB Totals: KC1byYearMLB----291---5104.54231741260125.01247063866582011.528.930.584.754.185.040.88.333
    1956Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc121308---274.354521026439101.19551491237671031.308.441.073.295.954.531.81.222
    1956MLB Totals: KC1byYearMLB----301---274.364521026439101.39551491237671031.318.461.073.295.964.541.81.222
    1957New York YankeesALMLBnya30319Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1152.45302191695173.015758471540723161.148.170.782.083.753.021.80.688
    1957MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1152.45302191695173.015758471540723161.148.170.782.083.753.021.80.688
    1958New York YankeesALMLBnya303210Log - Sp - Ext - Perf763.363313307200126.01275247835803121.299.070.572.505.713.712.29.538
    1958MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf763.363313307200126.01275247835803121.299.070.572.505.713.712.29.538
    1959New York YankeesALMLBnya303311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf732.38334221429394.2643325433663001.026.080.383.146.273.142.00.700
    1959MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf732.39334221429394.7643325433663001.036.110.383.156.313.152.00.700
    1960New York YankeesALMLBnya303412Log - Sp - Ext - Perf542.794200021421167.2572421524543021.207.580.673.197.183.192.25.556
    1960MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf542.814200021421167.7572421524543021.217.630.673.217.233.212.25.556
    1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit283513Log - Sp - Ext - Perf633.32436211637289.1913833526610041.319.170.502.626.153.832.35.667
    1961MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf633.33436211637289.3913833526610041.319.190.512.636.163.842.35.667
    1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou423614Log - Sp - Ext - Perf111.31331000020.2154315140000.976.530.442.186.101.742.80.500
    1962St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln343614Log - Sp - Ext - Perf532.18280001928457.2452214720470011.137.021.093.127.343.432.35.625
    1962MLB Totals: HOU-SLNbyYearMLB----362Log - Sp - Ext - Perf641.96313101928478.3602617825610011.096.910.922.887.033.002.44.600
    1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln343715Log - Sp - Ext - Perf642.615500032551179.1552823617705020.916.240.681.937.943.184.12.600
    1963MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----371Log - Sp - Ext - Perf642.625500032551179.3552823617705020.916.260.681.937.963.194.12.600
    1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln343816Log - Sp - Ext - Perf133.12160001016017.1146627121001.217.271.043.636.233.121.71.250
    1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn453816Log - Sp - Ext - Perf015.5620000920111.1157726120001.8511.911.594.769.535.562.00.000
    1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi353816Log - Sp - Ext - Perf112.2514000314032.02310816181000.916.470.281.695.062.813.00.500
    1964MLB Totals: SLN-CHN-PHIbyYearMLB----383Log - Sp - Ext - Perf253.14500002250160.7522321519422001.187.770.752.846.283.442.21.286
    MLB Totals (19 yrs)119993.385371717815192366481,935.717958177261516431072296411.268.350.702.994.993.801.67.546
    American League Totals (12 yrs)99833.493581627514103196301,628.01537702632127556838226341.298.500.703.074.633.881.51.544
    National League Totals (7 yrs)20162.751799318917018307.72581159424872347071.127.560.702.556.863.372.69.556
    Philadelphia Athletics Totals (6 yrs)62483.64152105561027472940.39134143807532144174201.318.740.723.074.223.961.37.564
    New York Yankees Totals (4 yrs)30182.73138381434810019461.340516714032132272122101.167.910.622.585.313.262.06.625
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (3 yrs)12102.5199000619915154.3114564315441296031.036.660.882.577.533.272.93.545
    Kansas City Athletics Totals (2 yrs)7174.4668195128499226.3219121112201031253041.428.720.804.104.984.821.21.292
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (1 yrs)633.33436211637289.3913833526610041.319.190.512.636.163.842.35.667
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)015.6820000920111.3157726120001.8912.161.624.869.735.682.00.000
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)112.2514000314032.02310816181000.916.470.281.695.062.813.00.500
    Houston Colt 45s Totals (1 yrs)111.34331000020.7154315140000.996.680.452.236.241.782.80.500
    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 Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1949Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha3023p---13337270002005613000.189.302.189.4914670.135.000.00010.8713.041.200.00.000.0
    1950Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha3024p---2376641110141061006002.167.236.227.46378152.167.060.0007.6912.821.6766.01.2818.2
    1951Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha3025p---3367211184009106708001.250.308.306.61486224.153.056.0006.988.141.170.00.0022.2
    1952Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha3026p---434961319410120259213000.198.252.260.512116255.094.062.0004.317.761.800.00.0026.3
    1953Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha3027p---52138691104102301000.237.275.316.59141122.158.079.0004.887.321.500.00.0022.2
    1954Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha3028p---673210000000000000.333.333.333.666310.000.000.3330.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1955Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc12129p---72641560000001502000.146.167.146.3134460.024.000.1672.2711.365.000.00.000.0
    1956Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc12130p---85122221001002402001.091.167.136.3032631.136.045.1117.6915.382.000.00.0050.0
    1957New York YankeesALMLBnya3031pL-S-E-P9335661030060081601000.179.281.232.51365133.196.053.25012.3124.622.000.00.0030.0
    1958New York YankeesALMLBnya3032pL-S-E-P1033351830010021211000.229.289.314.60339113.143.085.3485.1330.776.000.00.0037.5
    1959New York YankeesALMLBnya3033pL-S-E-P114023452001003603000.217.308.304.6122972.217.087.29410.3420.692.000.00.0040.0
    1960New York YankeesALMLBnya3034pL-S-E-P124310110000001202000.100.182.100.2821310.100.000.1257.6915.382.000.00.000.0
    1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2835pL-S-E-P134416371003002111000.438.526.5001.0262081.188.062.46710.005.000.500.00.0014.3
    1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou4236pL-S-E-P1478000000000400000.000.000.000.000800.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1962St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3436pL-S-E-P142813020002000700100.154.143.154.2971420.000.000.2860.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3437pL-S-E-P15557010001002101000.143.333.143.4761010.286.000.16720.0010.000.500.00.000.0
    1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3438pL-S-E-P16160000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000100.000.000.000100.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3538pL-S-E-P16145000000001300000.000.167.000.167600.200.000.00016.6750.003.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (18 yrs)55854860107202146324796544104.195.265.245.51064513423.137.050.2357.2914.882.04548.00.1621.5
    American League Totals (12 yrs)3944995797192140324180442004.194.261.246.50758612322.136.052.2307.0013.651.95499.00.1722.7
    National League Totals (6 yrs)1644931010060061612100.204.298.224.52259111.143.020.29410.1727.122.670.00.0010.0
    Philadelphia Athletics Totals (6 yrs)1683123865102131322435331003.208.271.263.5343708213.135.055.2326.499.461.46312.00.2720.0
    New York Yankees Totals (4 yrs)1491241224800800143617000.194.281.258.539146328.177.064.2739.5924.662.570.00.0033.3
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (3 yrs)9920030003003801100.150.250.150.4002530.150.000.23112.0032.002.670.00.000.0
    Kansas City Athletics Totals (2 yrs)7763781001003904001.127.167.143.3107091.063.016.1484.2912.863.000.00.0012.5
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (1 yrs)4416371003002111000.438.526.5001.0262081.188.062.46710.005.000.500.00.0014.3
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)145000000001300000.000.167.000.167600.200.000.00016.6750.003.000.00.000.0
    Houston Colt 45s Totals (1 yrs)78000000000400000.000.000.000.000800.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1949Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB23P330127.012360548481.0001.500.3821.4100.05
    1950Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB24P360214.21352266765.9701.800.3023.497.35
    1951Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB25P320205.12044276664.9702.000.3120.888.95
    1952Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB26P330279.229490378781.0002.400.2821.497.14
    1953Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB27P160105.21021133231.9691.900.2910.476.210
    1954Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB28P208.0121043.7501.500.381.328.616
    1955Kansas City AthleticsALMLB29P230125.0926223735.9461.500.2814.988.59
    1956Kansas City AthleticsALMLB30P450101.11020223230.9380.700.3029.288.23
    1957New York YankeesALMLB31P300173.01457187271.9862.400.4119.590.95
    1958New York YankeesALMLB32OF100.01000111.0001.000.000.63.011
    1958New York YankeesALMLB32P330126.06350441411.0001.200.3321.4100.04
    1959New York YankeesALMLB33P33094.2820213028.9330.800.3021.482.56
    1960New York YankeesALMLB34P42067.24130117171.0000.400.2527.397.71
    1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB35P43089.113180231311.0000.700.3527.997.73
    1962St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB36P28057.2912112221.9550.800.3717.3100.08
    1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLB36P3020.21130114141.0004.700.691.942.917
    1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB37P55079.1922123231.9690.600.3934.0100.01
    1964Chicago CubsNLMLB38P20011.10400441.0000.200.3612.3100.08
    1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB38P16017.11800991.0000.600.539.9100.010
    1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB38P14032.0516102221.9551.500.668.6100.011
    MLB Totals - (OF)1001000111.0001.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)53701,9311744681648658642.9761.200.330.00.00
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    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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    1949MLB33----------
    1950MLB36----------
    1951MLB32----------
    1952MLB33----------
    1953MLB16----------
    1954MLB2----------
    1955MLB23----------
    1956MLB45----------
    1957MLB30----------
    1958MLB33--------1-
    1959MLB33----------
    1960MLB42----------
    1961MLB43----------
    1962MLB31----------
    1963MLB55----------
    1964MLB50----------
    Totals537--------1-
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