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Bobby Cox

Robert Joe Cox

Position: Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: May 21, 1941 in Tulsa, OK
High School: Selma HS (Selma, CA)
School: Reedley College (Reedley, CA)
Signed
by the Los Angeles Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1959. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 14, 1968 (Age 26.329)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1968 season [*]
Team: Yankees 1968-1969
Agents: Lonnie Cooper [*]
Final Game: October 1, 1969 (Age 28.133)
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Manager in 2014.
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Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1968 27 NYY AL 135 490 437 33 100 15 1 7 41 3 2 41 85 .229 .300 .316 .616 91 138 9 5 3 4 7 *5
1969 28 NYY AL 85 229 191 17 41 7 1 2 17 0 1 34 41 .215 .332 .293 .625 80 56 8 1 0 3 7 5/4
2 Yrs 220 719 628 50 141 22 2 9 58 3 3 75 126 .225 .310 .309 .619 88 194 17 6 3 7 14
162 Game Avg. 162 529 462 37 104 16 1 7 43 2 2 55 93 .225 .310 .309 .619 88 143 13 4 2 5 10

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1968 27 NYY AL 135 490 -7 -0 0 -0 3 -5 -0.8 17 12 0.9 .496 .496 1.2 0.2 13 $10,000 *5
1969 28 NYY AL 85 229 -7 -1 -0 1 1 -7 -0.8 8 1 0.0 .491 .495 -0.0 0.2 1 5/4
2 Seasons 220 719 -14 -1 -0 0 4 -11 -1.6 25 13 0.9 .494 .496 1.1 0.3 13 $10,000

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1968 NYY AL 27 3B 132 129 127 1145.2 394 98 279 17 22 .957 -0 -0 2.96 2.86 .951 3.05 3.04
1969 NYY AL 28 3B 56 50 40 430.1 170 37 122 11 14 .935 -1 -3 3.33 2.84 .955 3.16 3.15
1969 NYY AL 28 2B 6 6 6 52.1 36 13 23 0 3 1.000 2 41 6.19 6.00 .976 5.21 5.22
2 Seasons 3B 188 179 167 1576.0 564 135 401 28 36 .950 -2 -1 3.06 2.85 .952 3.08 3.07
1 Season 2B 6 6 6 52.1 36 13 23 0 3 1.000 2 41 6.19 6.00 .976 5.21 5.22
2 Seasons TOT 194 185 173 1628.1 600 148 424 28 39 .953 0 0 3.16 2.95 .954 3.15 3.14
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
2014 Veterans (inducted)
Selected to HOF in 2014
by Veteran's Committee

Assists as 3B s c a p y
1968 AL  279 (5th)

Errors Committed as 3B s c a p y
1968 AL  17 (3rd)

Double Plays Turned as 3B s c a p y
1968 AL  22 (5th)

Range Factor/9Inn as 3Bs c a p y
1968 AL  2.96 (4th)

Range Factor/Game as 3B s c a p y
1968 AL  2.86 (4th)

             

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
1968 27 New York Yankees $10,000 ? Noll/Fort/Hylan database
Career to date (may be incomplete)$10,000
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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Name and misspellings: Robert bob bobbie Bobby Joe Joseph Cox

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