Robert Clinton Richardson
Position: Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 170 lb.
Born: August 19, 1935 in Sumter, SC
High School: Edmunds HS (Sumter, SC) by the Signed New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1953.
( All Transactions) Debut: August 5, 1955 (Age 19)
vs. DET 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 1 SB Team: Yankees 1955-1966 Agents: John Boggs [*] Final Game: October 2, 1966 (Age 31)
vs. CHW 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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News -- February 2014
2/12 Gammons Daily: Repeating champions. Repeating champions.: Baseball has not had a recurring champion since the New York Yankees three-peated in 1998-1999-2000. The Boston Red Sox have not ... News -- January 2014
1/18 OutsidePitchMLB: The Man Behind McCovey’s Cove: Willie McCovey: Beyond the right-field wall at AT&T Park in San Francisco sits McCovey Cove, where Barry Bonds hit 35 of his MLB record 762 ...
1/7 It's About the Money (Stupid): Jerry Coleman’s 1957 World Series: This post initially appeared on ESPN on January 6, 2014.
Jerry Coleman, who passed away on Sunday, became one of the most po**** ... News -- December 2013
12/18 James Smyth Broadcast: Completely Overhauling the Starting Lineup: Chad Jennings has a good post today over at The LoHud Yankees Blog, comparing the 2013 starters with the potential group for 2014. ...
12/7 WasWatching: From Ages 22 To 30, Chuck Knoblauch Was Just As Good As Robinson Cano: Via B-R.com Play Index, spanning multiple seasons or entire careers, from 1901 to 2013, players younger than 30, who played 75%+ ... News -- November 2013
11/20 Gammons Daily: Dustin Pedroia wins the MLBPAA 2013 Heart and Hustle Award: Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is the overall winner of the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) ... News -- October 2013
10/29 Gammons Daily: David Ortiz – “This guy is on fire”: We need a song written and recorded entitled “Guy on Fire,” a perfect bookend to Alicia Keys‘ “Girl on ...
10/22 Call to the Pen: Baseball History Today: October 22nd: After trailing the St. Louis Cardinals three games to one in the 2012 NLCS, the San Francisco Giants complete their comeback by ...
10/18 The Cardboard Examiner: PURSUE THE PENNANTS: #115 BOBBY RICHARDSON: '60 WORLD SERIES MVP IN LOSING CAUSE.AS CLUTCH AS THEY CAME.WHO'S THE HERO?Seven-time All-Star shortstop Bobby Richardson was ... News -- September 2013
9/19 Rays Colored Glasses: Joe Maddon’s Managerial Style An Ode to Weaver, Stengel: Joe Maddon was AL Manager of the year in 2008 and 2011. He finished first in a Sports Illustrated poll of 291 MLB players ... News -- August 2013
8/19 Baseball de World: Today in Baseball History – August 19: August 19, 1909 The Philadelphia Phillies have their 10th consecutive rain out. This is a Major League record. August 19, 1921 ...
8/19 WasWatching: Bobby Richardson: Have you ever looked at his stats? For a guy who couldn’t hit a lick, and that’s being kind, he was always mentioned ...
8/1 It's About the Money (Stupid): Random box score of the week: May 18, 1966: For this week’s box score, I truly picked the game randomly. I went to Baseball Reference’s box score page, looked ... News -- May 2013
5/9 The Captain's Blog: Yankees’ Offense Is Behind Eight Ball, But Girardi Has Lineup Pitching In: No one can accuse Joe Girardi of lacking creativity when it comes to filling out his lineup card. The Yankees haveused so many ...
5/9 Billy-Ball.com: Now batting eighth for the New York Yankees…: The seriously depleted New York Yankees defeated the Colorado Rockies last night, 3-2. Here’s your Nine to Know: New York ... News -- April 2013
4/26 BronxPinstripes.com: On This Day in History | 1961: On this day 52 years ago, Roger Maris began his assault on Babe Ruth‘s hallowed home run record. It took him until the eleventh ... News -- March 2013
3/5 Baseball With Matt: An Interview with Marty Appel 3/5/13: Hey baseball fans!Remember how I went to that event and interviewed Ron Blomberg and also met Len Berman, Ira Berkow and Marty ... News -- January 2013
1/16 Yankees Fans Unite: Remembering the ’62 Classic on National Hat Day: Yesterday was National Hat Day–don’t ask me who comes up with these things–and that gives us an occasion to ... News -- December 2012
12/28 161st and River: Hideki Matsui’s Top 10 Moments: If you look back over the 109-year history and tradition of the New York Yankees, the quality of its players that most readily ...
12/23 161st and River: By the Numbers: The Best to Wear #1-51: On April 18, 1929, in a 7-3 Opening Day victory over Boston, the Yankees became the first team to make numbers a permanent part ...
12/20 161st and River: Interviews | Bobby Richardson: The Yankee dynasty of the late 50s and early 60s was defined by its power. Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris, the “M&M ... News -- November 2012
11/20 161st and River: 86 Greatest Moments vs. Boston #79-70: #79 | Who’s Your Daddy? | 9/24/2004 In one of the most amazing twists in the Yankees/Red Sox rivalry, Pedro Martinez ...
11/1 Radical Baseball: Career Weighted OPS Percent Difference Regular v. WS: 133 players.: See the previous posts. The criteria here: plate appearances (PA) >= 75 or number of World Series (WS) >= 5. On ... News -- October 2012
10/31 Radical Baseball: Career Weighted OPS Percent Difference Regular v. WS: 343 players.: See previous post for 83 Hall of Fame players: Reggie Jackson first, Dave Winfield last. Messrs. October and May. Among ...
10/30 My Pinstripes: Tex, Cano; Men With the Golden Glove:
Mark Teixeira and Robinson Cano collect their 2010 Gold Glove Awards
Mark Teixeira and Robinson Cano would ...
10/29 Radical Baseball: Mickey Mantle in the World Series. And Ruth, Gehrig, ... Richardson.: See the two previous posts:
Joe DiMaggio sucked in the World Series
I thought I'd ... News -- September 2012
9/13 Bleeding Yankee Blue: HAPPY BIRTHDAY BERNIE WILLIAMS:
I don't like to get into a wishing Happy Birthday to a Yankee every time one of these guys has one. Why? I'll tell you... ... News -- July 2012
7/26 WasWatching: Ending Career With A 100+ Game Season With The Yankees: It’s a smaller list than I thought: Rk Player G Year Age Tm PA R 2B HR RBI SB BA OBP SLG 1 Bobby Richardson 149 1966 30 ...
7/19 Bleeding Yankee Blue: ROBINSON CANO IS YOUR FAVORITE YANKEE SECOND BASEMAN:
As I’ve stated time and time before, doing these polls on
your All-Time favorite Yankee players is always a personal ...
7/2 Bleeding Yankee Blue: WHO IS YOUR ALL-TIME FAVORITE YANKEES 2ND BASEMAN?:
(In Photo: Bobby Richardson)
Over the years, I’ve always rooted for all my New York
Yankees. Some of them stunk ... News -- June 2012
6/3 High Heat Stats: Putting the ball in play – Anti-TTO specialists: HHS reader Paul E recently identified that Adam Dunn is on pace to obliterate the record for the highest season total of strikeouts ... News -- May 2012
5/31 High Heat Stats: Quiz – the Big Klu: Ted Kluszewski was among the most feared NL hitters of the early and mid 1950s. In his best 4-year run from 1953 to 1956, he compiled ...
5/29 Bleeding Yankee Blue: YANKEE STORIES REVEALED BY PR GIANT MARTY APPEL:
Thought you've heard everything about Mickey Mantle and Thurman Munson? Think again. Recently I was lucky enough to ... News -- April 2012
4/28 NY Baseball Digest: The Underrated Moose Skowron: Home run hitters tend to have nicknames. Babe Ruth was “The Bambino,” Dave Kingman was “Kong,” David Ortiz ”Big ...
4/28 Bleeding Yankee Blue: WHEN I LEARNED OF MOOSE SKOWRON:
My dad grew up a Yankees fan during some pretty incredible
moments. Not sure if you remember, but
my father was ...
4/12 High Heat Stats: The Imperfect Trifecta or Singles Only, Please: Blogger Paul E pointed out that Jimmy Rollins and Juan Pierre are leading the Phillies attack this year with identical batting ... News -- February 2012
2/23 Classic Minnesota Twins: Game Of The Week: Second-Guessing Harmon Killebrew, Aug. 6,1961: This is the latest in a series honoring the late, great Harmon Killebrew, who died on May 17, 2012.NOTE: eventually, all killersend ... News -- January 2012
1/15 Bronx Baseball Daily: Classic Yankees: Bobby Richardson:
He shares the WS record for RBI in a game with six. He holds the record for RBI in a WS with twelve. He had eleven hits in ... News -- November 2011
11/30 High Heat Stats: My Funky Valentine: oddities from the playing career of Bobby Valentine: As Bobby Valentine prepares to take the reins of the Boston Red Sox, here's a look back at some of the unusual things from his ... News -- October 2011
10/25 B-R Blog: 3+ Games In One World Series With Multiple RBI: These are the players with 3+ games in a single World Series where they had 2+ RBI - Rk Player Year #Matching PA AB H 2B 3B ...
10/23 60ft6in.com: Pujols: Texas Pitchers Beware: Albert Pujols put on a show for the ages in Game 3 of the World Series. “El Hombre” batted 5 for 6 with 3 home runs, 6 runs ...
10/23 Baseball Musings: World Series Records: Albert Pujols set or tied a number of single game World Series record Saturday night: Pujols joined Yankees’ Hall of Famers ... News -- July 2011
7/21 B-R Blog: Most Career Post-Season Triples: How many players have 2 or more triples in the post-season? Here is the list - Rk Player #Matching PA AB H 2B 3B 6 HR RBI ...
7/13 Bleeding Yankee Blue: WHY THE NERD SHOW OPENED MY EYES: 6 years ago, I was lucky enough to go to a card show and meet 3 very important Yankees. Yes, 2 were much older men, but the other ...
7/6 The Pesky Pole: Box Score Stories: Two Heroes and Two Legends:
The greatest website ever created is Baseball Reference. I can spend hours on that site just looking around. One of my favorite ... News -- June 2011
6/19 Three Rivers Burgh Blog: Box Score Stories: Two Heroes and Two Legends:
The greatest website ever created is Baseball Reference. I can spend hours on that site just looking around. One of my favorite ... News -- January 2011
1/17 It's About the Money (Stupid): Etcetera: MLB fantasy camp (aka, “livin’ the life”): I came across this article about what it's like attending fantasy camp for your favorite baseball team and thought it's worth ... News -- December 2010
12/20 B-R Blog: 30-Or-Younger & 90+ Hits In Final Season Since 1947: Since 1947, how many players age 30 or younger had 90+ hits in what turned out to be their final season? Here's the list - Rk ... News -- November 2010
11/10 The Captain's Blog: Yanks Strike Gold; Tie Franchise Record With Three Gold Glovers: The 2010 American League Gold Glove awards were announced today and a record three Yankees took home the hardware. Although not ...
11/5 The Captain's Blog: Renteria Joins List of Unlikely World Series MVPs, Then the Unemployment Line: When the Giants announced that they would not be picking up Edgar Renteria’s $9.5 million option for 2011, he became the second ... News -- July 2010
7/26 The Captain's Blog: Second to None: Cano Rising Among the Ranks of All-Time Yankees’ 2B: In the eighth inning of yesterday’s 12-6 victory over the Royals, Robinson Cano recorded his 1,000th career hit with a run scoring ... News -- May 2010
5/25 B-R Blog: Juan Pierre: singles hitter: Juan Pierre started the season with 27 straight singles before he hit his first extra-base hit.
His first extra-base hit was a ...