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Bobby Murcer
Bobby Ray Murcer

Bats Left, Throws Right
Height 5' 11", Weight 180 lb.
Debut September 8, 1965
Born May 20, 1946 in Oklahoma City, OK

Batting   

 Year Ag Tm  Lg  G   AB    R    H   2B 3B  HR  RBI  SB CS  BB  SO   BA   OBP   SLG   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1965 19 NYY AL  11   37    2    9   0  1   1    4   0  0   5  12  .243  .333  .378   14   0   0   0   0   0
 1966 20 NYY AL  21   69    3   12   1  1   0    5   2  2   4   5  .174  .219  .217   15   0   0   0   0   0
 1969 23 NYY AL 152  564   82  146  24  4  26   82   7  5  50 103  .259  .319  .454  256   2   6   2   3   8
 1970 24 NYY AL 159  581   95  146  23  3  23   78  15 10  87 100  .251  .348  .420  244   4   6   5   2   7
 1971 25 NYY AL 146  529   94  175  25  6  25   94  14  8  91  60  .331  .427  .543  287   1   3  13   0   9
 1972 26 NYY AL 153  585  102  171  30  7  33   96  11  9  63  67  .292  .361  .537  314   0   4   7   2   6
 1973 27 NYY AL 160  616   83  187  29  2  22   95   6  7  50  67  .304  .357  .464  286   0   3   6   3  11
 1974 28 NYY AL 156  606   69  166  25  4  10   88  14  5  57  59  .274  .332  .378  229   2  12  10   2  11
 1975 29 SFG NL 147  526   80  157  29  4  11   91   9  5  91  45  .298  .396  .432  227   1  12   6   2  11
 1976 30 SFG NL 147  533   73  138  20  2  23   90  12  7  84  78  .259  .362  .433  231   0   3  10   4  11
 1977 31 CHC NL 154  554   90  147  18  3  27   89  16  7  80  77  .265  .355  .455  252   2  10  13   3   6
 1978 32 CHC NL 146  499   66  140  22  6   9   64  14  5  80  57  .281  .376  .403  201   0   6  15   0  12
 1979 33 CHC NL  58  190   22   49   4  1   7   22   2  3  36  20  .258  .374  .400   76   1   3   2   1   3
         NYY AL  74  264   42   72  12  0   8   33   1  1  25  32  .273  .339  .409  108   2   1   2   2  10
         TOT    132  454   64  121  16  1  15   55   3  4  61  52  .267  .354  .405  184   3   4   4   3  13
 1980 34 NYY AL 100  297   41   80   9  1  13   57   2  0  34  28  .269  .339  .438  130   3   9   2   2   9
 1981 35 NYY AL  50  117   14   31   6  0   6   24   0  0  12  15  .265  .331  .470   55   0   1   1   0   3
 1982 36 NYY AL  65  141   12   32   6  0   7   30   2  1  12  15  .227  .288  .418   59   0   2   2   1   4
 1983 37 NYY AL   9   22    2    4   2  0   1    1   0  0   1   1  .182  .217  .409    9   0   0   0   0   3
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 17 Seasons    1908 6730  972 1862 285 45 252 1043 127 75 862 841  .277  .357  .445 2993  18  81  96  27 124
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 162 Game Avg        571   83  158  24  4  21   89  11  6  73  71  .277  .357  .445  254   2   7   8   2  11
 Career High    160  616  102  187  30  7  33   96  16 10  91 103  .331  .427  .543  314   4  12  15   4  13
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  G   AB    R    H   2B 3B  HR  RBI  SB CS  BB  SO   BA   OBP   SLG   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 

Shaded Text indicates partial season results.

Special Batting   

 Year Ag Tm  Lg  PA  Outs  RC   xR  xR27  xW   OWP    BA *lgBA   OBP *lgOBP  SLG *lgSLG  OPS *lgOPS*OPS+ psOPS  SB% 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+----+
 1965 19 NYY AL   42   28    4                     | .243  .249| .333  .319| .378  .384| .712  .703| 103         0%
 1966 20 NYY AL   73   59    3                     | .174  .243| .219  .310| .217  .375| .437  .685|  29        50%
 1969 23 NYY AL  625  439   81                     | .259  .250| .319  .326| .454  .377| .773  .702| 119        58%
 1970 24 NYY AL  680  462   85                     | .251  .252| .348  .325| .420  .385| .768  .710| 116        60%
 1971 25 NYY AL  624  375  123                     | .331  .248| .427  .319| .543  .368| .969  .687| 181        63%
 1972 26 NYY AL  654  433  113                     | .292  .243| .361  .311| .537  .351| .898  .662| 169        55%
 1973 27 NYY AL  672  450  101                     | .304  .256| .357  .324| .464  .376| .821  .701| 134        46%
 1974 28 NYY AL  679  470   77                     | .274  .255| .332  .319| .378  .367| .710  .685| 107        73%
 1975 29 SFG NL  632  398   91                     | .298  .270| .396  .342| .432  .390| .828  .731| 127        64%
 1976 30 SFG NL  624  416   83                     | .259  .266| .362  .333| .433  .379| .796  .712| 123        63%
 1977 31 CHC NL  649  432   90                     | .265  .282| .355  .351| .455  .429| .810  .781| 107        69%
 1978 32 CHC NL  585  382   76                     | .281  .275| .376  .345| .403  .405| .779  .750| 108        73%
 1979 33 CHC NL  231  151   28                     | .258  .280| .374  .347| .400  .416| .774  .764| 104        40%
         NYY AL  294  206   36                     | .273  .267| .339  .332| .409  .405| .748  .736| 103        50%
         TOT     525  357   65                     | .267  .273| .354  .339| .405  .410| .760  .748| 104        42%
 1980 34 NYY AL  345  238   44                     | .269  .267| .339  .329| .438  .396| .777  .724| 114       100%
 1981 35 NYY AL  130   90   18                     | .265  .255| .331  .319| .470  .371| .801  .690| 130         0%
 1982 36 NYY AL  156  116   17                     | .227  .262| .288  .325| .418  .399| .707  .724|  94        66%
 1983 37 NYY AL   23   21    2                     | .182  .259| .217  .322| .409  .395| .626  .717|  71         0%
+--------------+----+----+----+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+----+
 17 Seasons     7718 5166 1073                     | .277  .260| .357  .329| .445  .385| .802  .714| 124        62%

* indicates the value is park adjusted

Shaded Text indicates partial season results.

Fielding   

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G     PO    A    E   DP    FP   lgFP  RnF  lgRnF  LF   CF   RF
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+----+----+
 1965 19 NYY AL  SS   11     28   41    5   14  .932  .962  6.27  4.38
 1966 20 NYY AL  SS   18     31   50    6    4  .931  .960  4.50  4.41
 1969 23 NYY AL  OF  118    212    4    8    0  .964  .978  1.83  1.84    0   27   99
                 3B   31     23   77   14   11  .877  .955  3.23  2.74
 1970 24 NYY AL  OF  155    375   15    3    3  .992  .980  2.52  1.85    0  155    0
 1971 25 NYY AL  OF  143    317   10    5    1  .985  .982  2.29  1.96    0  143    0
 1972 26 NYY AL  OF  151    382   11    3    1  .992  .983  2.60  1.91    0  151    0
 1973 27 NYY AL  OF  160    380   14    6    2  .985  .979  2.46  2.02    0  160    0
 1974 28 NYY AL  OF  156    297   21    7    2  .978  .980  2.04  2.12    0   59  101
 1975 29 SFG NL  OF  144    201   10    4    3  .981  .978  1.47  2.01    0    2  143
 1976 30 SFG NL  OF  146    282   11   12    2  .961  .979  2.01  2.03    0    0  146
 1977 31 CHC NL  OF  150    237   11    5    5  .980  .978  1.65  1.93    0    0  150
                 2B    1      1    0    0    0 1.000  .977  1.00  4.50
                 SS    1      0    0    0    0  .000  .000  0.00  4.30
 1978 32 CHC NL  OF  138    225    8    5    0  .979  .980  1.69  1.94    0   33  121
 1979 33 CHC NL  OF   54    110    4    0    0 1.000  .979  2.11  2.00    0    0   54
         NYY AL  OF   70    169    4    3    0  .983  .981  2.47  2.13   12   59    7
         TOT     OF  124    279    8    3    0  .990  .980  2.31  2.07   12   59   61
 1980 34 NYY AL  OF   59     82    2    4    0  .955  .979  1.42  2.15   44    0   18
                 DH   33      0    0    0    0              0.00  0.00
 1981 35 NYY AL  DH   33      0    0    0    0              0.00  0.00
 1982 36 NYY AL  DH   47      0    0    0    0              0.00  0.00
 1983 37 NYY AL  DH    5      0    0    0    0              0.00  0.00
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+----+----+
 Position Total  OF 1644   3269  125   65   19  .981  .980  2.06  1.98   68  848  900
                 DH  118      0    0    0    0  .000  .000  0.00  0.00
                 3B   31     23   77   14   11  .877  .955  3.23  2.74
                 SS   30     59   91   11   18  .932  .961  5.00  4.40
                 2B    1      1    0    0    0 1.000  .977  1.00  4.50
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+----+----+
 Overall Total      1706   3352  293   90   48  .976  .978  2.14  2.04

Shaded Text indicates partial season results.
# indicates breakdown of outfield by position games played is for entire career.

Postseason Batting

 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO  BA    OBP   SLG  SB
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1980 ALCS  NYY KCR   L    1   4  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  2  .000  .000  .000  0
 1981 ALDS  NYY MIL   W    2   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  1  0  .000  .500  .000  0
      ALCS  NYY OAK   W    1   3  0  1  0  0  0   0  1  1  .333  .500  .333  0
      WS    NYY LAD   L    4   3  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
  4 Postseason Ser   2-2   8  11  0  1  0  0  0   0  2  3  .091  .231  .091  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+

Appearances on Leaderboards and Awards  

Awards are Year-League-Award, Stats are Year-Value-Rank

All-Star
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975
Awards
1972-AL-GG-OF
Top 10 MVP
1971-AL-7
1972-AL-5
1973-AL-9
Batting Average
1971-.331-2
1972-.292-10
1973-.304-4
On-base %
1971-.427-1
1975-.396-7
1978-.376-10
Slugging %
1971-.543-2
1972-.537-3
OPS
1971-.970-1
1972-.898-4
Games
1970-159-8
1972-153-4
1973-160-5
At Bats
1972-585-5
1973-616-5
1974-606-4
Runs
1970-95-10
1971-94-2
1972-102-1
Hits
1971-175-4
1972-171-3
1973-187-3
1974-166-9
Total Bases
1971-287-3
1972-314-1
1973-286-4
Doubles
1972-30-3
1973-29-6
Triples
1971-6-8
1972-7-4
Home Runs
1971-25-10
1972-33-2
1976-23-6
RBI
1971-94-4
1972-96-3
1973-95-7
1974-88-7
1976-90-7
Base on Balls
1970-87-9
1971-91-4
1975-91-5
1976-84-6
1977-80-9
1978-80-9
Strikeouts
1969-103-5
Adjusted OPS+
1971-181-1
1972-169-2
Extra-Base Hits
1971-56-3
1972-70-1
1973-53-5
Times on Base
1971-266-1
1972-236-4
1973-240-9
1974-225-10
1975-250-8
Power/Speed Number
1970-18.2-7
1971-17.9-3
1972-16.5-5
1976-15.8-7
1977-20.1-9
   

Black Ink: Batting - 3 (Average HOFer ~ 27)
Gray Ink: Batting - 95 (Average HOFer ~ 144)
HOF Standards: Batting - 25.9 (Average HOFer ~ 50)
HOF Monitor: Batting - 29.0 (Likely HOFer > 100)

Act.- Denotes rank among active players, Car. - Denotes career rank

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  7. Bobby Thomson (915)
  8. Ken Singleton (911)
  9. Vic Wertz (909)
  10. Larry Parrish (908)
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  1. Bill Melton (974)
  2. Jimmy Wynn (964)
  3. Bobby Thomson (956)
  4. Bobby Thomson (969)
  5. Bobby Thomson (967)
  6. Reggie Smith (955)
  7. Gary Matthews (956)
  8. Gary Matthews (951)
  9. Reggie Smith (950)
  10. Gary Matthews (945)
  11. Gary Matthews (939)
  12. Dusty Baker (944)
  13. George Hendrick (952)
  14. Dusty Baker (950)
  15. Dusty Baker (944)

 

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