Robert Irving Elliott
Mr. Team Positions: Third Baseman and Rightfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: November 26, 1916 in San Francisco, CA
( All Transactions) Debut: September 2, 1939 (Age 22)
vs. STL 5 AB, 2 H, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Pirates/Braves/Giants/WhiteSox/Browns 1939-1953 Final Game: September 16, 1953 (Age 36)
vs. WSH 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: May 4, 1966 in San Diego, CA Buried: Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego, CA
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News -- December 2013
12/11 Splash Hit Blog: #BlueJays’ Colby Rasmus on the Trade Block and How He Could Fit with #SFGiants: I’m at home recovering from the stomach flu and I’ve still got some lingering pain so I figure I’m still contagious. ... News -- November 2013
11/21 Jays Journal: Rebuild the Offense; Trade with Los Angeles: On deadline day 2013 – July 31st, to be specific – Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reported with confidence that the Blue ... News -- October 2013
10/27 Jays Journal: Will Toronto Blue Jays target St. Louis Cardinals Pitching Depth?: Is there such a thing as having too much pitching? The St. Louis Cardinals are currently testing the theory. It sure must be a ...
10/21 Baseballhotcorner.com: Toronto Blue Jays Targeting Los Angeles Angels Catchers: According to Canadian baseball columnist Bob Elliott the Toronto Blue Jays are knocking on the Los Angeles Angels door sniffing ...
10/1 Jays Journal: Slightly incoherent rambling about 2013 Toronto Blue Jays season: As I sit here prepared to give my thoughts on the Toronto Blue Jays season I’m fully aware this is probably not be the first ... News -- September 2013
9/23 Jays Journal: Blue Jays Morning Brew: Fenway Blues, Goins Impressing, and Secret Missions: As I spent my day at Fenway Park yesterday, watching the Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox square off for the final time in ...
9/17 Jays Journal: To Right the Sinking Ship, Toronto Might Need a New Sale: When the Blue Jays made their two blockbuster trades last November, the assumption was that between R.A. Dickey and Josh Johnson, ... News -- July 2013
7/16 Rising Apple: The History of the All-Star Game in National League New York, Pt. 2: This is Part 2 of a 4-part series detailing the history of the All-Star Game in New York National League Parks. For Part 1, click ...
7/1 Baseball News Source: Yasiel Puig Ends Record-Setting First Month for Dodgers: Los Angeles Dodgers rookie sensation Yasiel Puig finished off a phenomenal month of June (his first month in the big leagues) ... News -- April 2013
4/15 Not in the Hall of Fame: 95. Bob Elliot: In this era of the overpriced, overpampered, selfish athlete, we can’t help but like a player who was nicknamed “Mr. Team”. ... News -- January 2013
1/19 Tomahawk Take: Braves All-Decade Teams: The 1940′s: Moving on with the all-decade teams, we now hit possibly the most unique decade of the modern era, the 1940′s. World War ...
1/13 Tomahawk Take: Braves All-Decade Teams: The 1950s: In our look back on the best Braves players, we now head to the 1950′s. After three mediocre years in Boston, the franchise ... News -- November 2012
11/20 Baseballhotcorner.com: Jays To Name John Gibbons As New Manager: As first reported by Bob Elliott the Toronto Blue Jays will welcome back John Gibbons as their new manager. Gibbons managed the ... News -- October 2012
10/31 MLBTradeRumors: West Links: Haren, Greinke, Hunter, Scutaro, Affeldt: The Angels traded Ervin Santana to the Royals earlier today, the first of what figures to be many moves out of Anaheim this offseason. ...
10/24 WahoosOnFirst: Why Do Blue Jays Want to Hire Manny Acta?: Ever since the Toronto Blue Jays traded manager John Farrell to the Boston Red Sox this weekend, the Cleveland Indians have had ... News -- June 2012
6/26 High Heat Stats: Tuesday teasers (from Monday’s games): As if crafting the first double-complete-game in almost a calendar year wasn’t enough, Luke Hochevar and Alex Cobb enhanced ... News -- January 2012
1/12 High Heat Stats: WAAS Experiment #1: Adjusted WAAS: In a long exchange on the original WAAS post, reader Robert proposed adjusting the WAAS method to account for partial seasons.Basic ... News -- December 2011
12/13 High Heat Stats: Aramis Ramirez: the yummiest of the Three Musketeers: Don't ask me about the title of this post. Whenever I think about Aramis Ramirez, my brain goes to the Three Musketeers, one ... News -- November 2011
11/11 WasWatching: Best WAR During War: Which “full-time” players had the best ”WAR” totals in baseball from 1940 through 1945? Here are some ...
11/9 High Heat Stats: Hot Corner gets Cold Shoulder from HOF: The Hall of Fame voters have been harder on third basemen than on most other positions, whether measured by Games, Wins Above ... News -- October 2011
10/23 B-R Blog: Career HR Totals Of Those To Have Multi-HR World Series Game: If you took all the players to hit more than one homerun in a single World Series game, prior to Game 3 of the 2011 World Series, ... News -- June 2011
6/8 B-R Blog: 4+ BB In 9-Inning Games 5+ Times Since 1919: How many batters have at least 5 games in their career of 9 innings or less with 4+ BB in the contest since 1919? Here's the list ... News -- December 2010
12/16 The Writer's Journey: And the non-Cooperstown home of the Braves…: The Braves are the oldest team we have discussed thus far as a part of the NON-HOF project on Baseball Fever. It has also been ... News -- May 2010
5/19 B-R Blog: WAR Data: Best Position Players Not In the Hall of Fame: Here's a post concept that's sure to be a lightning rod for discussion: who are the best position players not to be inducted into ... News -- April 2010
4/23 B-R Blog: More on Jim Edmonds: Jim Edmonds is off to a fast start with the Brewers after sitting out all of 2009. Not that long ago we had a good debate about ...