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Bobby WittTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1984-2001 MLB Years: 1986-2001
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

PositionsP-460Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Andrew Witt
Height6-2Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 11,1964 [54.067]PlaceArlington,Virginia
High SchoolCanton (Canton,MA)
CollegeUniversity of Oklahoma (Norman,OK)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 7th round (181st overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$179,000Signing ScoutsSandy Johnson
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1986-TEX-#1
MLB DebutApril 10,1986 [21.334]
OrganizationsTEX [12] OAK [3] ARI [1] CLE [1] MIA [1] SLN [1] TBA [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID224Retrosheet IDwittb001MLBAM ID124492
RelationshipsBrother of Doug Witt
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Oakland Athletics in 1994
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts67Walks22Hittable59SO/BB33vsPower59Hitting5Durability68Team.491Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1984University of OklahomaBig8NCAA-1ST201033.3414131410099.26142370761130001.375.51--6.8610.201.49.769-
1985University of OklahomaBig8NCAA-1S/R21733.9017125410197.07154420781180001.546.59--7.2410.951.51.700-
1985Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-S/R21066.431183001035.0262625144397002.006.690.2611.3110.030.89.000-
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex48ST221195.48313100000157.2130104961814317422331.737.421.038.169.931.22.5504.83
1987Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-ST23015.4011000005.05931620002.209.001.8010.803.600.33.000-
1987Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-ST23109.0011000005.05551320001.609.001.805.403.600.671.000-
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0117.20220000010.0101482940001.909.001.808.103.600.44.5007.37
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex36ST238104.91262511000143.01148278101401607231.787.170.638.8110.071.14.4444.54
1988Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-ST24464.3411110300076.2694237147706001.518.100.125.528.221.49.400-
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex36ST248103.922222013200174.013483761310114816811.356.920.675.217.641.47.4443.80
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex36ST2512135.14313105100194.0182123111141141667421.528.430.655.287.691.46.4803.78
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex36ST2617103.36333217110222.019798831211022111241.387.990.494.468.962.01.6303.06
1991Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-ST27111.1322000008.031108120001.383.38--9.0013.501.50.500-
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex36ST27376.0917161110088.2846660474828011.788.530.417.518.321.11.3004.13
1992Texas RangersALMLBtex36ST289134.46252500000161.0152878014951006121.538.480.785.305.581.05.4094.48
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32ST28113.41660000031.2311212219253001.588.810.575.407.111.32.5003.83
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32ST2914134.21353325100220.022611210316911318131.449.250.653.725.361.44.5194.02
1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32ST308105.04242405300135.2151887622701116151.6310.021.464.647.361.59.4445.26
1995Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo36ST31273.90191901000110.21045248847952001.368.460.653.827.732.02.2223.60
1995Texas RangersALMLBtex36ST31344.5510100100061.0813531421465001.6611.890.593.086.752.19.4293.48
1996Texas RangersALMLBtex36ST3216125.41333212010199.223512912028961574121.6610.591.264.337.081.64.5714.89
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex36ST3312124.82343223010209.024511811233741217021.5310.551.423.195.211.64.5005.09
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex36ST34547.6614131000069.09562591433302101.8512.331.824.283.890.91.5566.33
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36S/R34254.9417512008047.0553226720281121.5810.461.333.805.321.40.2865.27
1999Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba53ST357155.84323203200180.021313011723961239131.7110.631.154.796.141.28.3185.07
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle37S/R36017.63725002015.02813134662002.2216.432.353.523.521.00.0006.92
2001Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari44ST37033.63550000022.01811918181001.167.250.403.227.252.25.000-
2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari40S/R37414.781477000043.0362323625312031.417.481.255.196.441.24.8005.36
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter1421574.834303973347111302460.02493144913242521375195512826361.579.100.925.027.141.42.4751.46
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter6174.74312833010151.11269480511614314001.597.460.306.878.471.23.261-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter6104.18191903000111.19559523661027001.447.630.245.308.201.55.375-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter076.301293001040.0313528250417002.036.980.4511.259.230.82.000-
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1763.62312568201196.2132967901542310001.456.04--7.0510.571.50.739-
Texas Rangers Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1041044.852762697335301678.21649987906164100114059522201.588.830.885.367.521.40.500-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter23244.446563210400386.04082121914018026717281.529.480.934.186.201.48.489-
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7155.84323203200180.021313011723961239131.7110.631.154.796.141.28.318-
Florida Marlins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter273.90191901000110.21045248847952001.368.460.653.827.732.02.222-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter254.9417512008047.0553226720281121.5810.461.333.805.321.40.286-
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter414.781477000043.0362323625312031.417.481.255.196.441.24.800-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter017.63725002015.02813134662002.2216.432.353.523.521.00.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13144.83383534110220.02221291182212317411231.579.100.925.027.141.42.4811.46
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings9254.74454144010220.0182136116716820720001.597.460.306.878.471.23.265-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex36p23271000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1995Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo36p3121320210020011004100.063.088.094.1823138.087.031.063.0852.6326.3210.000.000.0050.00
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex36p3336121012000100000.333.3331.0001.333626.250.667.667.5460.0016.670.0016.676.00100.00
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex36p3411000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36p341610021001001501000.200.273.300.5733112.400.100.200.2618.3341.675.000.000.0050.00
1998Totals for MLB-MLB         1711021001001501000.182.250.273.5233113.333.091.182.2397.6938.465.000.000.0050.00
1999Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba53p3512000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2001Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari44p3751000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.35250.000.000.000.000.000.00
2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari40p371412030000000701000.250.250.250.5003013.600.000.000.2220.0053.850.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter116642930150022506100.141.164.234.39815473.205.093.125.0002.7434.2512.501.3764.0044.44
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter51000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter51000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
Florida Marlins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter21320210020011004100.063.088.094.1823138.087.031.063.0002.6326.3210.000.000.0050.00
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1412030000000701000.250.250.250.5003013.600.000.000.0000.0053.850.000.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1610021001001501000.200.273.300.5733112.400.100.200.0008.3341.675.000.000.0050.00
Texas Rangers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter648221012000200000.250.250.7501.000628.200.500.500.0000.0025.000.0012.508.00100.00
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1628931340170033508100.141.164.234.398216102.205.093.125.0002.7434.2512.501.3764.0044.44
Average Minor - Per 162 games162320000000032000000.000.500.000.5000065.000.0001.000.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1985Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex21P11--121-43.7500.27------11100.08.1
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex22P31-157820313128.9030.900.18-----31100.019.1
1987Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex23P1---2--221.0002.00------1100.00.7
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex23P26-143817-125251.0000.960.17-----2796.316.0
1988Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex24P11---83-118.7270.73------11100.07.8
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex24P22-1741515423430.8821.360.17-----22100.013.7
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex25P31-1941322113635.9721.130.18-----31100.019.1
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex26P33-2221818524136.8781.090.16-----33100.020.4
1991Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex27P2--2---221.0001.00------2100.01.4
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex27P17-8876211513.8670.760.15-----17100.010.5
1992Texas RangersALMLBtex28P25-1611416113130.9681.200.19-----25100.015.4
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28P6-31-4-1441.0000.670.13-----6100.03.7
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29P35-2201239355451.9441.460.23-----35100.021.6
1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30P24-135713422420.8330.830.15-----24100.021.1
1995Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo31P19-110715--22221.0001.160.20-----2190.513.3
1995Texas RangersALMLBtex31P10-6116--771.0000.700.11-----10100.06.9
1996Texas RangersALMLBtex32P33-1991028133938.9741.150.19-----33100.020.4
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex33P34-2091027123837.9741.090.18-----34100.021.0
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34P17-4739-212121.0000.710.26-----17100.010.5
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex34P14-69232-75.7140.360.07-----14100.08.6
1999Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba35P32-1801227344239.9291.220.22-----32100.019.8
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36P7-15-3--331.0000.430.20-----7100.04.3
2001Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari37P5--151-76.8571.20------5100.03.5
2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari37P14-4316--771.0000.500.16-----14100.08.6
MLB Totals for P - 16 season(s)-   P430-24581482943028472442.9361.030.18-----4300.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P18--3134-2016.8000.89------180.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P12--141-65.8330.42------120.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1985Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex2111----------
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex2231----------
1987Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex231----------
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex2326----------
1988Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex2411----------
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex2422----------
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex2531----------
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex2633----------
1991Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex272----------
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex2717----------
1992Texas RangersALMLBtex2825----------
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak286----------
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2935----------
1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3024----------
1995Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo3119----------
1995Texas RangersALMLBtex3110----------
1996Texas RangersALMLBtex3233----------
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex3334----------
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3417----------
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex3414----------
1999Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba3532----------
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle367----------
2001Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari375----------
2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3714----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1992Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB280018.001001.0221103.0018.000.009.009.001.000.00.000
1996Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB32008.101003.1432301.9410.800.005.408.101.500.00.000
2001Arizona DiamondbacksChamp. SeriesMLB370027.001000.13100030.0081.000.000.000.0000.00.000
2001Arizona DiamondbacksWorld SeriesMLB37000.001001.0001101.000.000.009.009.001.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs008.1010100003.3403023001.8010.800.005.408.101.500.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs0020.2520200001.3503011004.5033.750.006.756.751.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0010100001.0000011001.000.000.009.009.001.000.00.000

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1990AL Pitcher of the Month (July)1
1994American League Player of the Week (June 27-July 3)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2001-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-04-25InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2001-04-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks. 
2000-05-08Released by Indians. 
2000-01-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1999-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1999-01-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
1998-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-06-23Sent to Cardinals by Rangers for future considerations. 
1998-01-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1997-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-12-24ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1995-11-03Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-08-08TradeTraded by Marlins to Rangers for Scott Podsednik and Wilson Heredia. 
1995-04-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Marlins. 
1994-10-26Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-08-31TradeTraded by Rangers with Jeff Russell, Ruben Sierra and Cash to Athletics for Jose Canseco. 
* 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
1985Texas Rangers-21179,000-------179,000Signing Bonus out of 1985 Draft (1st round - 3rd overall)
1986Texas RangersTeam Payroll2260,000-61421-386,34760,000239,000
1987Texas RangersTeam Payroll2360,000-5956-344,90660,000299,000
1988Texas RangersTeam Payroll24130,000-4351639392,10762,500429,000
1989Texas RangersTeam Payroll25205,000-3941651429,80262,500634,000
1990Texas RangersTeam Payroll26415,000-3311153515,727100,0001,049,000
1991Texas RangersTeam Payroll271,516,667-154579++742,231100,0002,565,667
1992Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll282,383,333-1211186++962,245109,0004,949,000
1992Texas RangersTeam Payroll282,383,333-121786++962,245109,0004,949,000
1993Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll293,033,333-92690++968,431109,0007,982,333
1994Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll303,250,000-94690++957,101109,00011,232,333
1995Texas RangersTeam Payroll311,800,000-173881++999,520109,00013,032,333
1995Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll311,800,000-173481++999,520109,00013,032,333
1996Texas RangersTeam Payroll321,350,000-2101177++957,870109,00014,382,333
1997Texas RangersTeam Payroll332,000,000-190980++1,182,177150,00016,382,333
1998Texas RangersTeam Payroll343,250,000-131886++1,276,192170,00019,632,333
1998St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll343,250,000-131886++1,276,192170,00019,632,333
1999Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll351,100,000-33010641,454,491200,00020,732,333
2000Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll36550,000-45526501,394,248200,00021,282,333
2001Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll37500,000-48222471,897,758200,00021,782,333
* 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