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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Frank John Butler
Stat Years
1991-1999  [mlb] 1993-1999
Height/Weight
5-11 / 185
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
OF (584) ... CF (14) ... RF (8) ... LF (6) ... DH (4)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
High School
East York Collegiate (Toronto,ON)
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Toronto Blue Jays in 1990
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1993-06-12 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.063)
Service Time
Organizations
TOR [5] PHI [3] HOU [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 9499 ... retro id: butlr001 ... mlbam id: 111822
Relations
Brother of Rich Butler
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1991St. Catharines Blue JaysNYPLA-tor421of---176311711051657453315202126350.338.378.489.86734215228.273.151.3435.856.141.0544.42.0526.7
    1992Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-22of---292391671401374411914223622120.358.394.458.85241817924.169.100.3865.268.611.6497.80.9617.1
    1993Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-23of---355208305911211475152933220.284.338.370.7082317714.168.086.3226.4912.551.93208.00.4323.7
    1993Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor223ofL-S-E-P3174881340022271210000.271.375.354.72956174.229.083.36112.5021.431.710.00.0030.8
    1994Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-24of---425951625611112081210211.263.321.379.700106368.221.116.2867.5511.321.5095.00.9432.0
    1994Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor224ofL-S-E-P4417413130105017814203.176.250.203.45388151.108.027.1917.959.091.140.00.007.7
    1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi-25of---5923274698164335582439644214.300.355.401.75636513123.165.101.3296.5810.681.63109.00.8223.5
    1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi-26of---691298397615843435204512016.255.304.399.70332111927.205.144.2896.2314.022.2574.51.2535.5
    1997Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi-27of---721718204009001900004.282.292.338.63072244.070.056.3231.3912.509.000.00.0020.0
    1997Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi527cf-rfL-S-E-P74389102691013105800102.292.326.416.742953710.191.124.3175.268.421.600.00.0038.5
    1998New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-28of---8702232161111129221719152112.274.325.345.6702487713.148.071.2936.857.661.12223.00.4021.3
    1999Knoxville SmokiesSouAAtor-29of---964258488713623645192121206.337.384.457.84128211821.190.120.3596.747.451.11129.00.7124.1
    1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2029dh-lfL-S-E-P987110001000010000.143.250.143.393810.000.000.1430.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)109218325313202133192834305.243.309.321.6302477015.165.078.2757.6911.341.470.00.0028.3
    American League Totals (3 yrs)661292227410823142034203.209.297.256.553152335.147.047.2439.2113.161.430.00.0018.5
    National League Totals (1 yrs)4389102691013105800102.292.326.416.742953710.191.124.3175.268.421.600.00.0038.5
    Minor League Totals5862182346671105342325475541462311823161443.308.354.418.7722385913162.187.110.3336.129.691.5894.90.9624.1
    Minor: A- Totals76311711051657453315202126350.338.378.489.86734215228.273.151.3435.856.141.0544.42.0526.7
    Minor: A+ Totals92391671401374411914223622120.358.394.458.85241817924.169.100.3865.268.611.6497.80.9617.1
    Minor: AA Totals64258488713623645192121206.337.384.457.84128211821.190.120.3596.747.451.11129.00.7124.1
    Minor: AAA Totals3541222160339631610132192085153121410737.277.328.380.708134346489.171.103.3086.3311.391.80122.20.7426.2
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (3 yrs)661292227410823142034203.209.297.256.553152335.147.047.2439.2113.161.430.00.0018.5
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)4389102691013105800102.292.326.416.742953710.191.124.3175.268.421.600.00.0038.5
    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
    1991St. Catharines Blue JaysNYPLA-21OF7600.0147831158155.9812.000.0098.7100.01
    1992Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+22OF8700.0186852199194.9752.200.00124.394.63
    1993Syracuse ChiefsILAAA23OF5500.0931109594.9891.700.0039.0100.04
    1993Toronto Blue JaysALMLB23OF160113.0320103332.9702.000.289.994.18
    1994Syracuse ChiefsILAAA24OF1900.0392114241.9762.200.0013.476.06
    1994Toronto Blue JaysALMLB24OF310178.0430104443.9771.400.2427.075.65
    1994Toronto Blue JaysALMLB24DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.92.43
    1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA25OF8500.0147441155151.9741.800.0059.992.42
    1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA26OF7100.01304011341341.0001.900.0050.078.02
    1997Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA27OF1500.02310024241.0001.600.0010.671.49
    1997Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB27LF400.04101551.0001.300.002.59.36
    1997Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB27CF1400.02410125251.0001.800.008.632.66
    1997Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB27RF800.04100551.0000.600.004.918.65
    1998New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA28OF6700.0135361144138.9582.100.0047.295.72
    1999Knoxville SmokiesSouAA29OF6200.0111731121118.9751.900.0044.396.93
    1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLB29LF200.01000111.0000.500.001.225.05
    1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLB29DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.937.513
    MLB Totals - (LF)600510111.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (CF)14002410112.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (RF)800410011.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)4702917502012.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)400000000.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (OF)312005671512412.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (OF)620011173112.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (OF)870018685212.0000.000.00---------
    A- Totals - (OF)760014783112.0000.000.00---------
    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 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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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1991Minor---------76-
    1992Minor---------87-
    1993MLB---------16-
    1993Minor---------55-
    1994MLB---------311
    1994Minor---------19-
    1995Minor---------85-
    1996Minor---------71-
    1997MLB------4148--
    1997Minor---------15-
    1998Minor---------67-
    1999MLB------2---3
    1999Minor---------62-
    Totals------61485844