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Bob BruceTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1959-1967 MLB Years: 1959-1967
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PositionsP-219Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert James Bruce
Height6-3Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 18,1933PlaceDetroit,Michigan
Death DateMarch 15,2017 [83.301]
High SchoolHighland Park Community (Highland Park,MI)
CollegeAlma College (Alma,MI)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1953 by the Detroit Tigers.
Signing Bonus$20,000
MLB DebutSeptember 14,1959 [26.119]
OrganizationsHOU [5] DET [3] ATL [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID9334Retrosheet IDbrucb101MLBAM ID111615
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Houston Astros in 1965
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts52Walks57Hittable33SO/BB61vsPower33Hitting52Durability65Team.457Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1959Detroit TigersALMLBdet20S/R26019.0021100102.02521311002.509.004.5013.504.500.33.00012.54
1960Detroit TigersALMLBdet32S/R27473.743415191080130.012768541656766001.418.791.113.885.261.36.3644.25
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet32S/R28124.431468002044.2572822624250001.8111.491.214.845.041.04.3334.81
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou30ST291094.06322756000175.0164927916821357101.418.430.824.226.941.65.5263.67
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou30S/R30593.59302551120170.016273687601239301.308.560.373.176.502.05.3572.63
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou30ST311592.76352969420202.019170628331354101.118.500.361.476.004.09.6252.27
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30ST329183.72353417100229.22411079522381458001.219.440.861.495.683.82.3333.00
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30ST333135.34252321000129.216083771629711101.4611.111.112.014.932.45.1883.73
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42S/R34234.891275102138.2422521315221101.479.780.703.495.121.47.4003.57
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter49713.85219167522661711120.011465514809534073337701.329.190.762.735.882.16.4080.70
Houston Colt 45s Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter30273.4397811616540547.25172352093117539320501.268.500.512.886.462.25.526-
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12314.31605738100358.040119017238672169101.3010.040.951.685.413.22.279-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter5103.9750222810110176.21861017823831027001.529.481.174.235.201.23.333-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter234.891275102138.2422521315221101.479.780.703.495.121.47.400-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings10143.854333105130220.02251089419671447101.329.190.762.735.882.16.4170.70

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1960Detroit TigersALMLBdet32p2734394700000041102000.179.256.179.4357045.250.000.103.2138.8924.442.750.000.000.00
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet32p28149111001002201001.111.273.222.4952112.143.111.333.24516.6716.671.000.000.00100.00
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou30p293255811100700121401002.200.343.218.56112168.268.018.236.28117.6520.591.170.000.009.09
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou30p3032555721010051713000.127.213.200.41311364.184.073.164.1977.8126.563.400.000.0042.86
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou30p31376311210010021425000.190.239.206.44513172.245.016.048.2082.7819.447.000.000.008.33
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30p3235743920060012604100.122.132.149.28111280.184.027.041.1261.2532.5026.000.000.0022.22
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30p3325392300010011407000.077.100.077.1773047.120.000.026.0842.1329.7914.000.000.000.00
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42p341212120000001400000.167.231.167.3982013.250.000.083.1927.6930.774.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter2213462552710170028102323103.150.220.176.396618401.212.026.107.0006.9825.443.640.000.0015.38
Houston Colt 45s Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1011731430410900194539002.173.267.208.475365204.234.035.145.0009.3122.062.370.000.0016.67
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter60113512200700240011100.106.121.124.245142127.162.018.035.0001.5731.5020.000.000.0016.67
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter48485810010061303001.167.259.188.4479157.229.021.146.00010.5322.812.170.000.0012.50
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1212120000001400000.167.231.167.3982013.250.000.083.0007.6930.774.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162254183851012002175217102.150.220.176.396456294.212.026.107.0006.9825.443.640.000.0015.38

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1959Detroit TigersALMLBdet26P2-2-------------2100.01.3
1960Detroit TigersALMLBdet27P34-130923123332.9700.940.25-----34100.022.1
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet28P14-44511-76.8570.430.14-----14100.08.6
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou29P32-1751426124140.9761.250.23-----32100.020.0
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou30P30-1701321113534.9711.130.20-----3293.818.5
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou31P35-20211351-4746.9791.310.23-----3794.621.6
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32P35-2292536316461.9531.740.27-----35100.021.6
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33P25-1291518-133331.0001.320.26-----25100.015.4
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34P12-3834--771.0000.580.18-----12100.07.4
MLB Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P219-11199516487267259.9701.180.23-----2190.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1959Detroit TigersALMLBdet262----------
1960Detroit TigersALMLBdet2734----------
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet2814----------
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou2932----------
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou3030----------
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou3135----------
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3235----------
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3325----------
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3412----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1966-12-31TradeTraded by Astros with Dave Nicholson to Braves for Sandy Alomar, Arnold Umbach and Eddie Mathews. 
1961-12-01TradeTraded by Tigers with Manny Montejo to Astros for Sam Jones. 
1953-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
* 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.