Robert John Apodaca
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 170 lb.
Born: January 31, 1950 in Los Angeles, CA
Schools: Cerritos College (Norwalk, CA), California State University Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA) by the Signed New York Mets as an amateur free agent in 1971.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 18, 1973 (Age 23)
vs. PIT 0.0 IP, 0 H, 0 SO, 2 BB, 1 ER Team: Mets 1973-1977 Final Game: September 18, 1977 (Age 27)
vs. CHC 0.2 IP, 1 H, 0 SO, 1 BB, 0 ER
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News -- January 2014
1/31 Gammons Daily: January 31 is a great day for birthdays: Jackie Robinson, Ernie Banks, and Nolan Ryan: January 31 the birthday for three great Hall of Famers: Jackie Robinson, Ernie Banks, and Nolan Ryan Plus… But also Josh ... News -- December 2013
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10/23 RoxPile: The Continued Confusion Of Dick Monfort: This week on Rox Pile we have wondered if the Colorado Rockies will ever actually fire somebody. This is an organization that ...
10/17 RoxPile: Colorado Rockies Name Rene Lachemann New Catching Coach: The Colorado Rockies don’t fire people. Ever. The merits of job security in professional sports, and whether it helps or ... News -- September 2013
9/24 RoxPile: Dante Bichette: “The Tug Of The Family Was Too Much”: You remember how tough Bob Apodaca had it in his final days as Rockies pitching coach? Remember the celebration when he finally ... News -- June 2013
6/14 mlbreports.com: Colorado Rockies Organizational Charts: Payroll, Depth Charts And Rosters, (MLB + MiLB): Like us on Facebook here Friday, June.13/2013 By Chuck Booth (Lead Baseball Analyst/Website Owner): and welcome Jeff Kleiner ... News -- May 2013
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9/17 Mets360.com: A look at the Mets and concussions: All sports are paying more attention to concussions here recently and MLB is no different. Fortunately, there is not a high incidence ... News -- August 2012
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4/29 PaulLebowitz.com: A Narrow Window: The Braves placed pitching coach Roger McDowell on administrative leave pending the investigation into the incident in San Francisco ... News -- March 2011
3/16 Mets360.com: Mets Card of the Week: 1974 Topps Bob Apodaca Error: 1974 TOPPS BOB APODACA ERROR I’m in medical publishing, so I know a thing or two about printing errors. I recall running a cover ... News -- February 2011
2/18 NY Baseball Digest: Joe Frazier Skippered the Forgotten Season: I know very little about the late former Mets manager Joe Frazier outside of what what’s on Wikipedia and Baseball Reference. ...