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Mel Roach

Melvin Earl Roach

Positions: Second Baseman, Third Baseman and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: January 25, 1933 in Richmond, Virginia, US
School: University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)

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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
1957 24 -1.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA MLN 107 436 401 52 122 18 3 7 53 5 23 44 .304 .340 .416 .757 167 3 2 4 6 2
1957 24 -0.3 Jacksonville SALL A MLN 70 278 254 30 79 15 1 6 33 4 16 21 .311 .350 .449 .799 114 2 1 5 2
1957 24 -2.8 Atlanta SOUA AA MLN 37 158 147 22 43 3 2 1 20 1 7 23 .293 .323 .361 .683 53 3 0 3 1
1958 25 -2.2 Wichita AA AAA MLN 20 82 76 12 20 7 1 1 10 0 5 6 .263 .317 .421 .738 32 1 0 0 1
2 Seasons 127 518 477 64 142 25 4 8 63 5 28 50 .298 .337 .417 .754 199 3 3 4 6 3
A 7890 (underlined) 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
1957 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA MLN 2B 83 370 188 172 10 46 .973 4.34
1957 24 Jacksonville SALL A MLN 3B 24 62 20 41 1 7 .984 2.54
1957 24 Jacksonville SALL A MLN 2B 47 201 101 94 6 22 .970 4.15
1957 24 Atlanta SOUA AA MLN 2B 36 169 87 78 4 24 .976 4.58
1958 25 Wichita AA AAA MLN 1B 20 170 154 11 5 13 .971 8.25
2 Seasons 127 602 362 224 16 66 .973 4.61
2B (1 season) 2B 83 370 188 172 10 46 .973 4.34
1B (1 season) 1B 20 170 154 11 5 13 .971 8.25
3B (1 season) 3B 24 62 20 41 1 7 .984 2.54

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1953 20 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB MLN 1 1953-07-31 1953-09-13
1954 21 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB MLN 1 1954-07-10 1954-09-26
1955 22 Military Service
1956 23 Military Service
1957 24 Atlanta Crackers Southern Association AA MLN
1957 24 Jacksonville Braves South Atlantic League A MLN
1957 24 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB MLN 1 1957-08-09 1957-09-29
1958 25 Wichita Braves American Association AAA MLN
1958 25 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB MLN 1 1958-04-15 1958-08-03
1959 26 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB MLN 1 1959-06-04 1959-07-28
1960 27 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB MLN 1 1960-04-14 1960-10-01
1961 28 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB MLN 1 1961-04-13 1961-05-07
1961 28 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 2 1961-05-09 1961-09-05
1962 29 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB PHI 1 1962-04-16 1962-09-28

Sabr ID: ec4c0723

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