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Bob Forsch

Robert Herbert Forsch

Positions: Pitcher and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: January 13, 1950 in Sacramento, California, US
Died: November 3, 2011 in Weeki Wachee, Florida, US
High School: Hiram Johnson HS (Sacramento, CA)

Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 26th round of the 1968 MLB June Amateur Draft from Hiram Johnson HS (Sacramento, CA).

Major League Stats

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1970 20 -0.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs A--A STL 2 3 .400 4.94 8 5 0 0 0 31.0 38 26 17 1 19 1 16 0 0 4 1.839 11.0 0.3 5.5 4.6 0.84
1970 20 -0.6 Lewiston NORW A- STL 2 3 .400 4.18 7 5 0 0 0 28.0 32 22 13 0 17 1 15 0 0 4 1.750 10.3 0.0 5.5 4.8 0.88
1970 20 -0.8 Cedar Rapids MIDW A STL 0 0 12.00 1 0 0 0 0 3.0 6 4 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 2.667 18.0 3.0 6.0 3.0 0.50
1971 21 0.5 Cedar Rapids MIDW A STL 11 7 .611 3.13 23 23 7 3 0 158.0 140 74 55 13 41 4 134 11 2 9 1.146 8.0 0.7 2.3 7.6 3.27
1972 22 -0.3 Arkansas TL AA STL 8 10 .444 4.35 24 24 7 2 0 153.0 158 85 74 10 47 5 109 10 0 9 1.340 9.3 0.6 2.8 6.4 2.32
1973 23 -1.9 Tulsa AA AAA STL 12 12 .500 4.39 27 27 9 2 0 166.0 169 91 81 7 66 7 124 7 0 10 1.416 9.2 0.4 3.6 6.7 1.88
1974 24 -0.8 Tulsa AA AAA STL 8 5 .615 3.67 15 14 7 0 0 103.0 95 49 42 5 33 3 71 2 0 9 1.243 8.3 0.4 2.9 6.2 2.15
5 Seasons 41 37 .526 3.96 97 93 30 7 0 611.0 600 325 269 36 206 20 454 30 2 41 1.319 8.8 0.5 3.0 6.7 2.20
A- (1 season) A- 2 3 .400 4.18 7 5 0 0 0 28.0 32 22 13 0 17 1 15 0 0 4 1.750 10.3 0.0 5.5 4.8 0.88
A (2 seasons) A 11 7 .611 3.30 24 23 7 3 0 161.0 146 78 59 14 43 4 135 11 2 9 1.174 8.2 0.8 2.4 7.5 3.14
AA (1 season) AA 8 10 .444 4.35 24 24 7 2 0 153.0 158 85 74 10 47 5 109 10 0 9 1.340 9.3 0.6 2.8 6.4 2.32
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 20 17 .541 4.12 42 41 16 2 0 269.0 264 140 123 12 99 10 195 9 0 19 1.349 8.8 0.4 3.3 6.5 1.97
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1968 18 -1.1 Cardinals GULF Rk STL 44 143 32 5 0 0 .224 .259 37
1969 19 -2.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A- STL 59 211 193 19 43 5 0 4 17 3 1 12 77 .223 .279 .311 .590 60 3 3 0
1969 19 -1.5 Lewiston NORW A- STL 26 84 74 11 15 3 0 3 10 3 1 8 27 .203 .289 .365 .654 27 1 1 0
1969 19 -2.8 Modesto CALL A STL 33 127 119 8 28 2 0 1 7 0 0 4 50 .235 .272 .277 .549 33 2 2 0
1970 20 -1.3 3 Teams 3 Lgs A-A- STL 57 127 111 11 14 5 1 1 5 2 0 12 52 .126 .218 .216 .434 24 1 3 0
1970 20 -1.0 Lewiston NORW A- STL 18 32 30 5 4 0 1 0 3 2 0 2 12 .133 .188 .200 .388 6 0 0 0
1970 20 -1.6 Modesto CALL A STL 20 54 47 4 7 3 0 1 1 0 0 7 21 .149 .259 .277 .536 13 0 0 0
1970 20 -1.0 Cedar Rapids MIDW A STL 19 41 34 2 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 19 .088 .184 .147 .331 5 1 3 0
1971 21 0.1 Cedar Rapids MIDW A STL 35 76 69 11 17 5 0 1 7 1 0 6 21 .246 .307 .362 .669 25 0 1 0
1972 22 -0.5 Arkansas TL AA STL 25 62 56 5 11 3 0 0 5 0 0 4 14 .196 .250 .250 .500 14 0 2 0
1973 23 -1.9 Tulsa AA AAA STL 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974 24 -1.1 Tulsa AA AAA STL 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Seasons 262 619 572 46 117 23 1 6 34 6 1 34 164 .205 .254 .280 .534 160 4 9 0
Rk (1 season) Rk 44 143 143 32 5 0 0 .224 .224 .259 .483 37
A- (2 seasons) A- 44 116 104 16 19 3 1 3 13 5 1 10 39 .183 .261 .317 .578 33 1 1 0
A (3 seasons) A 107 298 269 25 55 12 0 3 16 1 0 20 111 .204 .267 .283 .550 76 3 6 0
AA (1 season) AA 25 62 56 5 11 3 0 0 5 0 0 4 14 .196 .250 .250 .500 14 0 2 0
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1969 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A- STL 3B 53 163 42 103 18 11 .890 2.74
1969 19 Lewiston NORW A- STL OF 2 3 2 0 1 0 .667 1.00
1969 19 Lewiston NORW A- STL 3B 21 66 9 45 12 8 .818 2.57
1969 19 Lewiston NORW A- STL 2B 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1969 19 Modesto CALL A STL 3B 32 97 33 58 6 3 .938 2.84
1970 20 3 Teams 3 Lgs A-A- STL 3B 31 69 25 38 6 4 .913 2.03
1970 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A--A STL P 8 8 2 3 3 1 .625 0.63
1970 20 Lewiston NORW A- STL SS 3 11 3 5 3 1 .727 2.67
1970 20 Lewiston NORW A- STL 3B 2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
1970 20 Lewiston NORW A- STL 2B 3 9 4 5 0 1 1.000 3.00
1970 20 Lewiston NORW A- STL P 7 7 2 2 3 1 .571 0.57
1970 20 Modesto CALL A STL OF 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
1970 20 Modesto CALL A STL 3B 16 41 19 19 3 1 .927 2.38
1970 20 Cedar Rapids MIDW A STL 3B 13 27 6 18 3 3 .889 1.85
1970 20 Cedar Rapids MIDW A STL 1B 2 3 3 0 0 2 1.000 1.50
1970 20 Cedar Rapids MIDW A STL P 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
1971 21 Cedar Rapids MIDW A STL P 23 48 19 24 5 3 .896 1.87
1972 22 Arkansas TL AA STL P 24 40 11 28 1 5 .975 1.63
1973 23 Tulsa AA AAA STL P 27 37 7 29 1 3 .973 1.33
1974 24 Tulsa AA AAA STL P 15 33 9 22 2 2 .939 2.07
6 Seasons 193 426 128 258 40 33 .906 2.00
P (5 seasons) P 97 166 48 106 12 14 .928 1.59
3B (2 seasons) 3B 84 232 67 141 24 15 .897 2.48
2B (2 seasons) 2B 4 10 5 5 0 1 1.000 2.50
OF (2 seasons) OF 3 4 2 1 1 0 .750 1.00
1B (1 season) 1B 2 3 3 0 0 2 1.000 1.50
SS (1 season) SS 3 11 3 5 3 1 .727 2.67

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1968 18 GCL Cardinals Gulf Coast League Rk STL
1969 19 Modesto Reds California League A STL
1969 19 Lewiston Broncs Northwest League A- STL
1970 20 Cedar Rapids Cardinals Midwest League A STL
1970 20 Lewiston Broncs Northwest League A- STL
1970 20 Modesto Reds California League A STL
1971 21 Cedar Rapids Cardinals Midwest League A STL
1972 22 Arkansas Travelers Texas League AA STL
1973 23 Tulsa Oilers American Association AAA STL
1974 24 Tulsa Oilers American Association AAA STL
1974 24 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1974-07-07 1974-09-30
1975 25 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1975-04-09 1975-09-26
1976 26 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1976-04-10 1976-09-29
1977 27 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1977-04-09 1977-10-02
1978 28 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1978-04-07 1978-09-22
1979 29 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1979-04-08 1979-09-30
1980 30 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1980-04-11 1980-09-30
1981 31 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1981-04-11 1981-09-30
1982 32 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1982-04-06 1982-10-02
1983 33 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1983-04-05 1983-10-01
1984 34 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1984-04-05 1984-09-27
1985 35 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1985-04-15 1985-10-04
1986 36 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1986-04-11 1986-10-04
1987 37 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1987-04-11 1987-09-30
1988 38 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1988-04-04 1988-08-28
1988 38 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 2 1988-09-05 1988-10-01
1989 39 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1989-04-05 1989-09-25

Sabr ID: 61509405

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