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Bobby Valentine

Robert John Valentine (twitter: @BobbyValentine)

Positions: Shortstop, Outfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 189 lb.

Born: May 13, 1950 in Stamford, Connecticut, US
High School: Rippowan HS (Stamford, CT)
Schools: Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ), University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1st round (5th) of the 1968 MLB June Amateur Draft from Rippowan HS (Stamford, CT).

Major League Stats

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 -1.7 Ogden PION Rk LAD 62 274 224 62 63 14 4 6 26 20 1 39 27 .281 .402 .460 .862 103 7 3 1
1969 19 -6.6 Spokane PCL AAA LAD 111 449 402 61 104 19 5 3 35 34 7 32 57 .259 .318 .353 .672 142 5 6 4
1969 19 -1.6 Dodgers AZIL WRk LAD 39 172 157 29 49 3 0 4 23 16 4 9 9 .312 .357 .408 .764 64 3 1 2
1970 20 -5.1 Spokane PCL AAA LAD 146 691 621 122 211 39 16 14 80 29 10 47 51 .340 .389 .522 .910 324 9 4 10
1971 21 -4.7 Spokane PCL AAA LAD 7 34 30 7 10 2 0 1 2 3 0 3 6 .333 .382 .500 .882 15 0 0 1
1975 25 0.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA PIT,CAL 102 396 322 56 86 10 1 1 34 21 6 61 31 .267 .383 .314 .697 101 4 2 7
1975 25 0.6 Charleston IL AAA PIT 56 211 175 27 41 4 0 1 17 8 2 30 16 .234 .355 .274 .630 48 4 0 2
1975 25 -0.2 Salt Lake City PCL AAA CAL 46 185 147 29 45 6 1 0 17 13 4 31 15 .306 .415 .361 .776 53 0 2 5
1976 26 1.0 Hawaii PCL AAA SDP 120 454 395 67 120 23 2 13 89 9 0 47 32 .304 .375 .471 .846 186 2 3 7
6 Seasons 548 2298 1994 375 594 107 28 38 266 116 24 229 204 .298 .373 .437 .810 871 27 18 30
WRk (1 season) WRk 39 172 157 29 49 3 0 4 23 16 4 9 9 .312 .357 .408 .764 64 3 1 2
Rk (1 season) Rk 62 274 224 62 63 14 4 6 26 20 1 39 27 .281 .402 .460 .862 103 7 3 1
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 486 2024 1770 313 531 93 24 32 240 96 23 190 177 .300 .369 .434 .803 768 20 15 29

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1968 18 Ogden PION Rk LAD OF 61 121 107 8 6 0 .950 1.89
1968 18 Ogden PION Rk LAD SS 3 6 4 2 0 1 1.000 2.00
1969 19 Spokane PCL AAA LAD OF 27 47 47 0 0 0 1.000 1.74
1969 19 Spokane PCL AAA LAD SS 86 411 119 254 38 45 .908 4.34
1969 19 Dodgers AZIL WRk LAD OF 1 2 0 1 1 0 .500 1.00
1969 19 Dodgers AZIL WRk LAD SS 33 189 57 103 29 16 .847 4.85
1969 19 Dodgers AZIL WRk LAD 3B 4 10 4 3 3 0 .700 1.75
1970 20 Spokane PCL AAA LAD SS 146 745 217 474 54 106 .928 4.73
1971 21 Spokane PCL AAA LAD SS 7 34 13 18 3 0 .912 4.43
1975 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA PIT,CAL 3B 61 140 50 84 6 10 .957 2.20
1975 25 Salt Lake City PCL AAA CAL OF 10 17 15 1 1 0 .941 1.60
1975 25 Salt Lake City PCL AAA CAL 3B 7 16 6 10 0 0 1.000 2.29
1975 25 Salt Lake City PCL AAA CAL 1B 10 76 71 3 2 4 .974 7.40
1975 25 Charleston IL AAA PIT 3B 54 124 44 74 6 10 .952 2.19
1976 26 Hawaii PCL AAA SDP OF 20 26 24 1 1 0 .962 1.25
1976 26 Hawaii PCL AAA SDP SS 4 15 7 8 0 2 1.000 3.75
1976 26 Hawaii PCL AAA SDP 3B 5 15 2 13 0 1 1.000 3.00
1976 26 Hawaii PCL AAA SDP 1B 66 573 545 25 3 61 .995 8.64
6 Seasons 506 2226 1221 891 114 230 .949 4.17
SS (5 seasons) SS 246 1211 360 756 95 154 .922 4.54
OF (4 seasons) OF 118 211 193 10 8 0 .962 1.72
3B (2 seasons) 3B 66 155 52 97 6 11 .961 2.26
1B (2 seasons) 1B 76 649 616 28 5 65 .992 8.47

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1985 35 Texas AL MLB TEX 1 of 2 161 62 99 .385
1986 36 Texas AL MLB TEX 1 of 1 162 87 75 .537
1987 37 Texas AL MLB TEX 1 of 1 162 75 87 .463
1988 38 Texas AL MLB TEX 1 of 1 161 70 91 .435
1989 39 Texas AL MLB TEX 1 of 1 162 83 79 .512
1990 40 Texas AL MLB TEX 1 of 1 162 83 79 .512
1991 41 Texas AL MLB TEX 1 of 1 162 85 77 .525
1992 42 Texas AL MLB TEX 1 of 2 162 77 85 .475
1995 45 Chiba Lotte JPPL Fgn 1 of 1 130 69 58 .543
1996 46 New York NL MLB NYM 1 of 2 162 71 91 .438
1996 46 Norfolk IL AAA NYM 1 of 2 141 82 59 .582
1997 47 New York NL MLB NYM 1 of 1 162 88 74 .543
1998 48 New York NL MLB NYM 1 of 1 162 88 74 .543
1999 49 New York NL MLB NYM 1 of 1 163 97 66 .595
2000 50 New York NL MLB NYM 1 of 1 162 94 68 .580
2001 51 New York NL MLB NYM 1 of 1 162 82 80 .506
2002 52 New York NL MLB NYM 1 of 1 161 75 86 .466
2004 54 Chiba Lotte JPPL Fgn 1 of 1 133 65 65 .500
2005 55 Chiba Lotte JPPL Fgn 1 of 1 136 84 49 .632
2006 56 Chiba Lotte JPPL Fgn 1 of 1 136 84 49 .632
2007 57 Chiba Lotte JPPL Fgn 1 of 1 144 76 61 .555
2008 58 Chiba Lotte JPPL Fgn 1 of 1 144 73 70 .510
2009 59 Chiba Lotte JPPL Fgn 1 of 1 144 62 77 .446
2012 62 Boston AL MLB BOS 1 of 1 162 69 93 .426
23 Seasons 3698 1881 1792 .512
MLB (16 seasons) 2590 1286 1304 .497
Fgn (7 seasons) 967 513 429 .545
AAA (1 season) 141 82 59 .582

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1968 18 Ogden Dodgers Pioneer League Rk LAD
1969 19 Spokane Indians Pacific Coast League AAA LAD
1969 19 AIL Dodgers Arizona Instructional League WRk LAD
1969 19 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB LAD 1 1969-09-02 1969-09-16
1970 20 Spokane Indians Pacific Coast League AAA LAD
1971 21 Spokane Indians Pacific Coast League AAA LAD
1971 21 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB LAD 1 1971-04-07 1971-09-29
1972 22 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB LAD 1 1972-04-20 1972-10-01
1973 23 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1973-04-06 1973-05-17
1974 24 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1974-04-05 1974-09-24
1975 25 Charleston Charlies International League AAA PIT
1975 25 Salt Lake City Gulls Pacific Coast League AAA CAL
1975 25 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1975-08-01 1975-09-14
1975 25 San Diego Padres National League MLB SDP 2 1975-09-19 1975-09-28
1976 26 Hawaii Islanders Pacific Coast League AAA SDP
1976 26 San Diego Padres National League MLB SDP 1 1976-09-13 1976-10-03
1977 27 San Diego Padres National League MLB SDP 1 1977-04-06 1977-06-15
1977 27 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 2 1977-06-17 1977-09-11
1978 28 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1978-04-16 1978-09-29
1979 29 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 1979-04-11 1979-09-30

Sabr ID: 46a871db

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