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BOB WELCH

MLB  Deceased
Positions
P-520, OF-1
Born
Place
Died
June 9, 2014   (57.218)
Ht/Wt
6-3 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Hazel Park  (Hazel Park,MI)
College:
Drafted:
Los Angeles Dodgers:  1977-1-20 (June-Reg) 
Full Name
Robert Lynn Welch 
TBC Player ID
19507
MLB Debut
June 20, 1978  (21.229)
Father of Riley Welch

Control
59
K-Rating
58
Efficiency
63
vsPower
43

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OFF THE FIELD
The formula to determine similarity scores is listed in the about section of the site. In short, the scores attempt to compare players career batting statistics vs all other major leagues as well as cumulative statistics at each age.
Career Statistics
1.  Orel Hershiser (92.65)
2.  Rick Sutcliffe (86.38)
3.  Bob Forsch (85.23)
4.  David Cone (83.71)
5.  Burt Hooton (83.08)
6.  Kevin Brown (83.03)
7.  Dwight Gooden (82.92)
8.  Mike Flanagan (82.67)
9.  Jim Perry (82.54)
10.  Mike Morgan (82.48)
Age: 22
1.  Bruce Howard (80.83)
2.  Don Wilson (79.92)
3.  Lee Tunnell (79.38)
4.  Dan Spillner (77.01)
5.  Billy Loes (76.82)
6.  Silvio Martinez (76.82)
7.  Tom Morgan (76.6)
8.  Bill Butler (76.07)
9.  Joe Niekro (75.65)
10.  Dennis Bennett (74.97)
Age: 23
1.  Joe Niekro (82.12)
2.  Kevin Appier (81.86)
3.  Floyd Youmans (81.31)
4.  Larry Demery (80.43)
5.  Glen Hobbie (80.33)
6.  Frank Pastore (80.22)
7.  Silvio Martinez (80.12)
8.  Dave Fleming (79.59)
9.  Jim Umbarger (78.66)
10.  Vic Lombardi (78.65)
Age: 24
1.  Scott Erickson (86.65)
2.  Floyd Youmans (83.44)
3.  Larry Jaster (82.14)
4.  Neal Heaton (81.18)
5.  John Denny (80.69)
6.  Jim McGlothlin (80.63)
7.  Kevin Appier (80.61)
8.  Ron Bryant (80.32)
9.  Len Barker (80.28)
10.  Mario Soto (80.26)
Age: 25
1.  Bill Stafford (87.92)
2.  Andy Messersmith (85.51)
3.  Scott Sanderson (84.63)
4.  Mickey Lolich (83.09)
5.  Jim McGlothlin (82.68)
6.  Carl Erskine (82.6)
7.  Kevin Appier (82.55)
8.  Pedro Martinez (82.15)
9.  Mario Soto (81.98)
10.  Jim Perry (81.95)
Age: 26
1.  Jim McGlothlin (85.78)
2.  Steve Barber (84.87)
3.  Scott Sanderson (84.45)
4.  Blue Moon Odom (83.5)
5.  Kevin Appier (82.79)
6.  Al Downing (82.78)
7.  Tom Bradley (82.52)
8.  Jim Perry (82.51)
9.  Chris Short (82.49)
10.  Pedro Martinez (81.69)
Age: 27
1.  Bob Moose (88.07)
2.  Larry Christenson (85.9)
3.  Steve Barber (85.14)
4.  Jim Nash (85.11)
5.  Blue Moon Odom (84.75)
6.  Chris Short (84.68)
7.  Britt Burns (84.4)
8.  Jim Perry (84.03)
9.  Johnny Kucks (83.9)
10.  Jim McGlothlin (83.78)
Age: 28
1.  Steve Barber (87.18)
2.  Jim Perry (86.76)
3.  Don Gullett (85.54)
4.  Jim McGlothlin (85.09)
5.  Jim Barr (84.91)
6.  Rick Reuschel (84.45)
7.  Jim Nash (84.3)
8.  Blue Moon Odom (84.13)
9.  Scott McGregor (83.89)
10.  John Candelaria (83.81)
Age: 29
1.  Jim Barr (88.49)
2.  Steve Barber (88.03)
3.  Jim O'Toole (87.34)
4.  Juan Pizarro (85.54)
5.  Jim Perry (85.22)
6.  John Candelaria (85)
7.  Rick Reuschel (84.99)
8.  Chris Short (84.51)
9.  Doug Drabek (84.21)
10.  Scott McGregor (84.04)
Age: 30
1.  John Candelaria (88.46)
2.  Jim Barr (87.37)
3.  Jim O'Toole (86.46)
4.  Steve Barber (86.45)
5.  Joey Jay (85.73)
6.  Doug Drabek (85.3)
7.  Jim Maloney (85.25)
8.  Bill Lee (84.81)
9.  Rick Reuschel (84.64)
10.  Scott McGregor (84.6)
Age: 31
1.  Johnny Podres (87.51)
2.  Jim Barr (86.41)
3.  Burt Hooton (85.94)
4.  Tommy John (85.85)
5.  Scott McGregor (84.02)
6.  Doug Drabek (83.98)
7.  Bob Knepper (83.37)
8.  Jim Perry (83.33)
9.  Rick Reuschel (83.24)
10.  Tony Cloninger (83.23)
Age: 32
1.  Johnny Podres (88.48)
2.  Jim Barr (85.43)
3.  Burt Hooton (85.29)
4.  Tommy John (85.28)
5.  Doug Drabek (84.83)
6.  Gaylord Perry (84.72)
7.  Rick Sutcliffe (84.52)
8.  Tommy Bridges (84.33)
9.  Joaquin Andujar (84.14)
10.  Dwight Gooden (83.62)
Age: 33
1.  Johnny Podres (87.32)
2.  Dwight Gooden (85.57)
3.  Burt Hooton (84.96)
4.  Rick Sutcliffe (84.41)
5.  Stan Bahnsen (83.77)
6.  Roy Halladay (83.74)
7.  Doug Drabek (83.53)
8.  Lefty Gomez (83.49)
9.  Tommy Bridges (83.2)
10.  Gaylord Perry (83.15)
Age: 34
1.  Burt Hooton (87.95)
2.  Dwight Gooden (86.73)
3.  John Smoltz (84.57)
4.  Johnny Podres (84.13)
5.  Bob Knepper (83.98)
6.  Dennis Martinez (83.74)
7.  Jim Slaton (83.66)
8.  Joe Coleman (83.6)
9.  Jim Perry (83.53)
10.  Doyle Alexander (83.41)
Age: 35
1.  Dwight Gooden (88.8)
2.  Burt Hooton (88.31)
3.  Jim Perry (84.99)
4.  Joe Coleman (84.4)
5.  Ray Sadecki (84.39)
6.  Tommy John (84.31)
7.  Roy Halladay (84.21)
8.  Rudy May (83.98)
9.  Early Wynn (83.76)
10.  Bob Knepper (83.17)
Age: 36
1.  Jim Perry (86.22)
2.  Burt Hooton (85.28)
3.  Dennis Martinez (85.17)
4.  Jerry Koosman (85.14)
5.  Dwight Gooden (85.14)
6.  Mike Mussina (84)
7.  Doyle Alexander (83.17)
8.  Bob Knepper (82.75)
9.  Joe Coleman (82.26)
10.  Ray Sadecki (82.1)
Age: 37
1.  Jim Perry (87.15)
2.  Dennis Martinez (84.57)
3.  Rick Sutcliffe (84.55)
4.  Burt Hooton (83.08)
5.  Dwight Gooden (82.92)
6.  Chuck Finley (82.85)
7.  Mike Mussina (82.67)
8.  Jim Clancy (81.59)
9.  Doyle Alexander (81.56)
10.  Jerry Koosman (81.54)
Age: 38
1.  Rick Sutcliffe (86.38)
2.  Jim Perry (85.9)
3.  Rick Reuschel (83.17)
4.  Orel Hershiser (83.13)
5.  Burt Hooton (83.08)
6.  David Cone (82.94)
7.  Chuck Finley (82.92)
8.  Dwight Gooden (82.92)
9.  Bob Forsch (82.16)
10.  Jim Clancy (81.59)


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