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Bob Hazle

Robert Sidney Hazle (Hurricane)

Positions: Rightfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: December 9, 1930 in Laurens, SC
High School: Woodruff HS (Woodruff, SC)
School: Wofford College (Spartanburg, SC)
Signed
by the Cincinnati Reds as an amateur free agent in 1950. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 8, 1955 (Age 24)
Teams (by GP): Braves/Tigers/Redlegs 1955-1958

Final Game: September 28, 1958 (Age 27)
Died: April 25, 1992 in Columbia, SC
Buried: Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens, Columbia, SC
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Standard Batting

More Stats

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
1955 24 CIN NL 6 13 13 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .231 .231 .231 .462 21 3 0 0 0 0 0 /7
1957 26 MLN NL 41 155 134 26 54 12 0 7 27 1 3 18 15 .403 .477 .649 1.126 209 87 1 1 2 0 4 9/7 RoY-4
1958 27 TOT MLB 63 129 114 11 24 2 0 2 10 0 0 14 17 .211 .302 .281 .583 60 32 0 1 0 0 0 9/7
1958 27 MLN NL 20 66 56 6 10 0 0 0 5 0 0 9 4 .179 .303 .179 .482 37 10 0 1 0 0 0 9
1958 27 DET AL 43 63 58 5 14 2 0 2 5 0 0 5 13 .241 .302 .379 .681 81 22 0 0 0 0 0 /79
3 Yrs 110 297 261 37 81 14 0 9 37 1 3 32 35 .310 .390 .467 .857 134 122 1 2 2 0 4
162 Game Avg. 162 437 384 54 119 21 0 13 54 1 4 47 52 .310 .390 .467 .857 134 180 1 3 3 0 6
MLN (2 yrs) 61 221 190 32 64 12 0 7 32 1 3 27 19 .337 .425 .511 .935 158 97 1 2 2 0 4
CIN (1 yr) 6 13 13 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .231 .231 .231 .462 21 3 0 0 0 0 0
DET (1 yr) 43 63 58 5 14 2 0 2 5 0 0 5 13 .241 .302 .379 .681 81 22 0 0 0 0 0
NL (3 yrs) 67 234 203 32 67 12 0 7 32 1 3 27 22 .330 .414 .493 .906 149 100 1 2 2 0 4
AL (1 yr) 43 63 58 5 14 2 0 2 5 0 0 5 13 .241 .302 .379 .681 81 22 0 0 0 0 0

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
1955 24 CIN NL 6 13 -2 0 0 3 -0 1 0.1 0 2 0.2 .522 .501 -0.1 0.3 -1 /7
1957 26 MLN NL 41 155 19 -0 1 -5 -2 13 1.3 6 19 1.9 .532 .508 2.4 -0.7 24 9/7 RoY-4
1958 27 MLN NL 20 66 -4 -0 0 0 -1 -4 -0.5 2 -2 -0.2 .476 .497 -0.2 -0.1 -2 9
1958 27 DET AL 43 63 -2 -1 1 -1 -1 -4 -0.4 2 -2 -0.2 .490 .497 -0.1 -0.2 -1 /79
3 Seasons 110 297 12 -1 2 -3 -3 6 0.4 11 16 1.5 .505 .501 1.9 -0.7 19
MLN (2 yrs) 61 221 15 -0 1 -5 -2 8 0.8 8 17 1.6 .514 .504 2.2 -0.8 22
CIN (1 yr) 6 13 -2 0 0 3 -0 1 0.1 0 2 0.2 .522 .501 -0.1 0.3 -1
DET (1 yr) 43 63 -2 -1 1 -1 -1 -4 -0.4 2 -2 -0.2 .490 .497 -0.1 -0.2 -1

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1957 26 MLN NL WS NYY W 4 14 13 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .154 .214 .154 .368 2 0 0 0 0 0
1 WS 4 14 13 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .154 .214 .154 .368 2 0 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

More Stats

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
1955 CIN NL 24 LF 4 3 1 21.0 13 12 1 0 0 1.000 3 160 5.57 3.25 .972 2.06 2.02
1955 CIN NL 24 OF 3 3 1 21.0 13 12 1 0 0 1.000 3 160 5.57 4.33 .977 2.31 2.27
1957 MLN NL 26 OF 40 37 27 324.1 64 57 1 6 0 .906 -5 -18 1.61 1.45 .980 2.29 2.31 RoY-4
1957 MLN NL 26 RF 40 37 27 323.1 63 56 1 6 0 .905 -5 -18 1.59 1.43 .972 1.98 1.99 RoY-4
1957 MLN NL 26 LF 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1.80 2.00 RoY-4
1958 TOT MLB 27 OF 32 23 17 215.0 45 45 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -6 1.88 1.41 .980 2.26 2.25
1958 TOT MLB 27 RF 23 17 14 160.1 35 34 1 0 0 1.000 -0 -3 1.96 1.52 .978 2.02 2.00
1958 MLN NL 27 OF 20 15 13 140.0 33 33 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 2.12 1.65 .980 2.26 2.25
1958 MLN NL 27 RF 19 15 13 140.0 34 33 1 0 0 1.000 0 0 2.19 1.79 .978 2.02 2.01
1958 DET AL 27 OF 12 8 4 75.0 12 12 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -18 1.44 1.00 .982 2.27 2.25
1958 DET AL 27 LF 8 6 3 54.2 11 11 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -15 1.81 1.38 .979 2.09 2.08
1958 DET AL 27 RF 4 2 1 20.1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -24 0.44 0.25 .980 1.99 1.98
3 Seasons OF 75 63 45 560.1 122 114 2 6 0 .951 -3 -7 1.86 1.55 .980 2.28 2.28
2 Seasons RF 63 54 41 483.2 98 90 2 6 0 .939 -5 -13 1.71 1.46 .974 1.99 2.00
3 Seasons LF 13 9 4 76.2 24 23 1 0 0 1.000 2 33 2.82 1.85 .975 2.08 2.05
3 Seasons TOT 75 63 45 560.1 122 114 2 6 0 .951 -3 -7 1.86 1.55 .980 2.28 2.28
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.
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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
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Errors Committed as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1957 NL  6 (4th)

Total Zone Runs as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1955 NL  3 (5th)

                           

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Name and misspellings: Robert Bob bobby Hurricane robert Sidney hazel Hazle

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