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Bob WalkTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1976-1993 MLB Years: 1980-1993
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-483Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Vernon Walk
Height6-4Weight208BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 26,1956 [61.209]PlaceVan Nuys,California
High SchoolHart (Newhall,CA)
CollegeCollege of the Canyons (Valencia,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Philadelphia Phillies [Team Picks] in the 5th round (101st overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Philadelphia Phillies [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (52nd overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 5th round (90th overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsEddie Bockman
MLB DebutMay 26,1980 [23.181]
OrganizationsPIT [10] PHI [4] ATL [3] Awards0Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID19294Retrosheet IDwalkb001MLBAM ID123810
RelationshipsFather of John Walk
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Pittsburgh Pirates in 1989
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts44Walks57Hittable61SO/BB50vsPower61Hitting36Durability64Team.526Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1977Spartanburg PhilliesWcarAphi-ST20693.6415150710099.0905540946667101.378.180.824.186.001.43.400-
1977Peninsula PilotsCaroA+phi-ST20024.25880000036.0443117520232001.7811.001.255.005.751.15.000-
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST06113.80232307100135.013486571466899101.488.930.934.405.931.35.353-
1978Peninsula PilotsCaroA+phi-ST211382.12262609000187.0147584466415013001.137.070.293.087.222.34.619-
1979Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-ST221272.242424011100185.0156624611771359001.267.590.543.756.571.75.632-
1980Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-ST23512.94880000049.0392116217365001.147.160.373.126.612.12.833-
1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi41ST231174.57272702000151.21638277871946321.549.670.474.215.581.32.6113.64
1981Richmond BravesILAAAatl-S/R24212.45431000022.01876211132001.327.360.824.505.321.18.667-
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl43S/R24144.571284001043.0412522623161001.488.521.254.783.320.70.2005.25
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl43ST251194.87322753110164.0179101891959847061.459.801.043.234.601.42.5504.38
1983Richmond BravesILAAAatl-ST2611125.212828011200185.01791191072210212314001.528.711.074.965.981.21.478-
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl43ST26007.3611000003.27330240002.4517.18--4.919.822.00-2.21
1984Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-ST27952.26181805300127.01003932342852001.127.070.212.976.012.02.643-
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18ST27112.61220000010.085314100001.166.970.873.488.712.50.5003.25
1985Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-ST281652.652424012100173.01435751106112412001.187.440.523.176.452.03.762-
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18ST28233.68990110058.2602724318402301.339.200.462.766.142.22.4002.91
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit17S/R29783.754415291172141.2129665914647812131.368.200.894.074.961.22.4674.37
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit17S/R30823.313912271160117.010752431151787331.358.230.853.926.001.53.8004.14
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit17ST3112102.71323201100212.218375646658113921.177.740.252.753.431.25.5453.32
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit17ST3213104.41333122010196.0208106961565837441.399.550.692.983.811.28.5653.97
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit17ST33753.75262421111129.213659541736735341.339.441.182.505.072.03.5834.31
1991Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-ST34011.8011000005.05110230001.409.00--3.605.401.50.000-
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit17S/R34923.60252050000115.0104534610356711251.218.140.782.745.241.91.8183.86
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit17S/R351063.203619171072135.013254481043607261.308.800.672.874.001.40.6253.95
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit17ST3613145.68323203000187.02141211182370802351.5210.301.113.373.851.14.4814.93
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter105814.03350259911662451662.016718297461436068488033401.379.030.773.274.581.40.5651.26
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter74513.031561551558001068.09214503607044275866101.287.760.593.726.391.71.592-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter43243.438281128600556.04792432123923338135001.287.750.633.776.161.64.642-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1282.232525011100190.0161634711791389001.267.630.523.746.541.75.600-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13102.46343409000223.01918961118417315001.237.710.443.396.982.06.565-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter693.6415150710099.0905540946667101.378.180.824.186.001.43.400-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter82613.83278196821152251300.012816185551104516506630321.338.850.763.124.491.44.573-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12134.85453693120210.022712911425841048061.479.671.063.584.431.24.480-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1174.57272702000151.21638277871946321.549.670.474.215.581.32.611-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14114.034634122131220.022110999198011211451.379.030.773.274.581.40.5601.26
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15113.033232011200220.01909374149115614001.287.760.593.726.391.71.577-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-p2385010000000100000.200.200.200.400105.250.000.000.1820.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi41p2327505710020042017002.140.218.160.3788162.233.020.100.1886.4532.265.000.000.0014.29
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl43p24127110000000303000.143.143.143.2861010.250.000.000.1310.0030.000.000.000.000.00
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl43p25325121000060161706000.196.281.196.47710063.294.000.098.2339.5226.982.830.000.000.00
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl43p2611000001000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1984Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-p271822021003000802000.091.091.136.2273124.143.045.045.1000.0033.330.000.000.0050.00
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18p2723000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1985Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-p28244061330063121101000.325.357.400.75716343.448.075.175.3404.6525.585.500.000.0023.08
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18p28917000000000914000.000.056.000.0560022.000.000.000.0410.0040.910.000.000.000.00
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit17p2944392630070211101100.154.171.231.4029342.207.077.051.1772.3826.1911.000.000.0050.00
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit17p303926660005000601001.231.231.231.4626027.300.000.000.2060.0022.220.000.000.000.00
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit17p3134693610050123123000.087.137.101.2387176.158.014.029.1192.6340.7915.500.000.0016.67
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit17p32337021322090011805002.186.197.271.46819476.250.085.100.2091.3223.6818.000.000.0030.77
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit17p33263736100400113110001.162.205.189.3947149.250.027.054.1872.0426.5313.000.000.0016.67
1991Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-p3412000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit17p3425392810150011102001.205.225.308.53312242.259.103.128.2402.3826.1911.002.3839.0025.00
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit17p3536432410020001101001.093.093.116.2095144.125.023.023.0940.0025.000.000.000.0025.00
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit17p3632582710020001517000.121.136.138.2748166.163.017.017.1260.0022.730.000.000.0014.29
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter35251030741121480416167650108.145.180.180.3609214583.213.035.059.0002.7428.6410.440.17510.0018.92
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter746961640093122003000.232.254.290.54420474.327.058.116.0002.7027.0310.000.000.0025.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter506761640093122003000.239.261.299.56020472.340.060.119.0002.7827.7810.000.000.0025.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter2804012256102139036127534106.140.162.182.3447313447.201.042.050.0001.3428.4121.170.22401.0023.21
Atlanta Braves Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter455931100070162009000.186.262.186.44811074.282.000.085.0008.1127.033.330.000.000.00
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter27505710020042017002.140.218.160.3788162.233.020.100.0006.4532.265.000.000.0014.29
Average MLB - Per 162 games16223514345102202777323004.145.180.180.360426268.213.035.059.0002.7428.6410.440.17510.0018.92
Average Minor - Per 162 games1621511335900207244407000.232.254.290.544449162.327.058.116.0002.7027.0310.000.000.0025.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Peninsula Pilots CaroA+phi21P26--1240435652.9292.00------26100.018.7
1979Reading Phillies EastAAphi22P24--15313-4946.9391.92------24100.017.4
1980Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAphi23P8--641-1110.9091.25------8100.05.9
1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23P27-1511715123332.9701.190.21-----27100.016.7
1981Richmond Braves ILAAAatl24P4--35-1881.0002.00------4100.02.9
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24P12-4334--771.0000.580.16-----12100.011.3
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25P32-1641217623529.8290.910.18-----32100.019.8
1983Richmond Braves ILAAAatl26P28--832334340.9301.43------28100.020.1
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26P1-3-2--221.0002.000.67-----1100.00.6
1984Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit27P18--1027324037.9252.06------18100.012.9
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27P2-10-------------2100.01.2
1985Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit28P24--1024123534.9711.42------24100.016.8
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28P9-5872--991.0001.000.16-----9100.05.6
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29P44-1412128345249.9421.110.35-----44100.027.2
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30P39-117922223331.9390.790.26-----39100.024.1
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31P32-2122334336057.9501.780.27-----3494.120.0
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32P33-1961931335350.9431.520.26-----33100.020.4
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33P26-12912113-2623.8850.880.18-----26100.016.0
1991Carolina Mudcats SouAApit34P1--11--221.0002.00------1100.00.7
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34P25-115915212624.9230.960.21-----25100.015.4
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35P36-1351028113938.9741.060.28-----36100.022.2
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36P32-1871223243735.9461.090.19-----32100.019.8
MLB Totals for P - 14 season(s)-   P350-16611542322622412386.9371.100.23-----3500.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P82--379288137129.9421.57------820.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P25--16323-5148.9411.92------250.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P26--1240435652.9292.00------260.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Peninsula Pilots CaroA+phi2126----------
1979Reading Phillies EastAAphi2224----------
1980Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAphi238----------
1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2327----------
1981Richmond Braves ILAAAatl244----------
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2412----------
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2532----------
1983Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2628----------
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl261----------
1984Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit2718----------
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit272----------
1985Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit2824----------
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit289----------
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2944----------
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3039----------
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3132----------
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3233----------
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3326----------
1991Carolina Mudcats SouAApit341----------
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3425----------
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3536----------
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3632----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1980Philadelphia PhilliesWorld SeriesMLB23107.711007.0863301.5710.290.003.863.861.000.001.000
1982Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB25009.001001.0211103.0018.000.009.009.001.000.00.000
1990Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB33114.8520013.01172801.007.620.001.385.544.000.00.500
1991Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB34001.933019.1523200.884.820.002.891.930.670.00.000
1992Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB35103.8621011.2657601.164.630.005.404.630.860.001.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs213.86808100135.02401501317001.066.170.003.344.371.310.00.667
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs107.7110100007.0806033001.5710.290.003.863.861.000.001.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1990Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB3324000000000400000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1991Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB3432000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1992Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB3525000000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs711000000000700000.000.000.000.0000011.000.000.0000.0063.640.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit37Broadcaster1145361.46513.03Jim Leyland
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit38Broadcaster1445886.40327.05Jim Leyland
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit39Broadcaster1627389.45115.05Jim Leyland
1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit40Broadcaster1627983.4885.02Gene Lamont
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit41Broadcaster1626993.42633.06Gene Lamont
1999Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit42Broadcaster1617883.48418.56Gene Lamont
2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit43Broadcaster1626993.42626.05Gene Lamont
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit44Broadcaster16262100.38331.06Lloyd McClendon
2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit45Broadcaster1617289.44724.54Lloyd McClendon-
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit46Broadcaster1627587.46313.04Lloyd McClendon-
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit47Broadcaster1617289.44732.55Lloyd McClendon-
2005Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit48Broadcaster1626795.41433.06Pete Mackanin,Lloyd McClendon-
2006Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit49Broadcaster1626795.41416.55Jim Tracy
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit50Broadcaster1626894.42017.06Jim Tracy
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit51Broadcaster1626795.41430.56John Russell
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit52Broadcaster1616299.38528.56John Russell
2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit53Broadcaster16257105.35234.06John Russell
* 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
1993-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-12-31ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1991-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-11-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1984-04-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1984-03-26Released by Braves. 
1981-03-25TradeTraded by Phillies to Braves for Gary Matthews. 
* 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 Payroll2860,000-51641-370,78060,00060,000
1986Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll29175,000-4331438386,34760,000235,000
1987Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll30285,000-296958344,90660,000520,000
1988Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll31450,000-235766++392,10762,500970,000
1989Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll32800,000-158280++429,80262,5001,770,000
1990Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll33850,000-176675++515,727100,0002,620,000
1991Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll34850,000-2321067++742,231100,0003,470,000
1992Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll352,025,000-163780++962,245109,0005,495,000
1993Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll362,175,000-170582++968,431109,0007,670,000
* 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