Robert William Stanley
Stanley Steamer Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 210 lb.
Born: November 10, 1954 in Portland, ME
High School: Kearny HS (Kearny, NJ) by the Drafted Boston Red Sox in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 1974 amateur draft (January Secondary).
( All Transactions) Debut: April 16, 1977 (Age 22)
vs. CLE 4.0 IP, 4 H, 2 SO, 1 BB, 1 ER, Sv Team: RedSox 1977-1989 Agents: Bob Woolf [*] Final Game: September 5, 1989 (Age 34)
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News -- October 2013
10/26 Beantown Banter: 1986 World Series Game 6 — I do not blame Bill Buckner: It was Saturday, October 25, 1986. My father, brothers, and I sat down to watch Game 6 of the World Series between the Boston ...
10/25 TheMLBNation.com: MLB History: Before There Was Bartman…: There was Bill Buckner. Twenty-seven years ago, the Boston Red Sox were poised to break the curse that Babe Ruth plagued them ...
10/25 Rising Apple: Remembering Game 6: The Mythology: I feel bad that Bill Buckner was made an outcast after Game 6, but I can’t say I’m sorry it happened to him. I’m a Mets ...
10/4 BoSox Injection: Missing Miller Time: The one area with the 2013 playoff addition of the Boston Red Sox the elicits concern is the bullpen. This is certainly not startling ... News -- September 2013
9/25 Fire Brand of the American League: Pre-Bucky: The Week the Sox Were Relentless Heroes: Go ahead, MLB Video and ESPN Classic. Remind us as often as you want. Show that choked-up little Dent swing, that feeble flick ...
9/21 Billy-Ball.com: The Jon Lester Report: Jon Lester has often been one of those pitchers who each year you expect to win the Cy Young Award, but doesn’t. However, ... News -- July 2013
7/9 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: 27 Years Later, It All Remains The Same: Ah those glorious seasons we remember forever. The season starts with somewhat low expectations. You look at the manager’s office ... News -- June 2013
6/27 Radical Baseball: Fear Strikes Out. And "scared ****:
Fear Strikes Out is a 1957 movie in which Tony Perkins plays major league player Jim Piersall who had suffered from mental ... News -- May 2013
5/21 Jays Journal: Game Thread: Tampa Bay Rays (23-21) @ Toronto Blue Jays (18-26): Another Game Thread and another glimmer of hope for the resurrection of the Blue Jays. Continuing their up and down season on ...
5/15 BoSox Injection: Shipping Back Up to Boston: Could Papelbon Solve Bullpen Woes?: As Paul Prims wrote here, the Sox bullpen is in a state of flux, filled with injury, inexperience and inconsistency. What had ...
5/4 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: #22 RICK AGUILERA: RANKS 16TH OVERALL IN SAVES.COMING OFF 83 SAVES COMBINED IN '91 AND '92.DEFINING THE PLAYERLike many standout closers, Rick Aguilera ... News -- October 2012
10/19 BoSox Injection: Being A Sox Fan In The Wake Of The Yankees’ Collapse: This is not a tale of good sportsmanship or love of the game. This is the long standing, sordid and tortured story of being a ... News -- July 2012
7/19 High Heat Stats: The Mount Rushmore of the Boston Red Sox: We’re down to just two teams from the Junior Circuit–the Yankees and the Red Sox. These should both be pretty interesting. ... News -- March 2012
3/23 High Heat Stats: All-time Wins leaders by team among single-franchise pitchers: Here are the franchise leaders for most wins by pitchers who pitched for only that franchise. Eat your heart out, Mets fans. Diamondbacks ...
3/22 High Heat Stats: All-time Wins leaders by team among single-franchise pitchers: Here are the franchise leaders for most wins by pitchers who pitched for only that franchise. Eat your heart out, Mets fans. Diamondbacks ... News -- February 2012
2/12 High Heat Stats: The best relief career you never hear about: Who were the top relievers of the 1970s? If you ask the average fan, you’d likely hear Rollie Fingers, Sparky Lyle, Goose ...
2/4 High Heat Stats: 100 wins and still with his original team: Thanks to offseason transactions, Justin Verlander is now the only active 100-game winner who is still with his original team. ... News -- January 2012
1/28 The Captain's Blog: Grabbing the Bullpen by the Horns: What Is the Optimal Strategy for Using Relievers?: (The following was originally published at SB*Nation’s Pinstripe Alley; unless otherwise noted, WAR refers to fangraphs’ ...
1/12 High Heat Stats: The 10 most under-appreciated players of the 1980s: #4 Danny Darwin: Danny Darwin is best-remembered by many fans for 1 of 2 things: winning the 1990 ERA title despite making only 17 game starts ... News -- December 2011
12/10 NY Baseball Digest: What If Bowie Kuhn Didn’t Overturn Charlie Finley?: The Winter Meetings ended Thursday afternoon, but the NBA picked up on the craziness with an evening of trade rumors and controversy. ... News -- October 2011
10/30 B-R Blog: Pitching In 5+ Games Within Single World Series: We had five guys join the club in this past World Series - Rk Player Year #Matching W L W-L% ERA GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB ...
10/28 The Captain's Blog: A Memorable Night to Forget: Historic Game Six Was a Different Tale for Two Cities: Last night’s epic game six was so compelling, that tonight’s game seven almost seems anti-climatic. As is sometimes the case ...
10/28 YankeeAnalysts.com: A Memorable Night to Forget: Historic Game Six Was a Different Tale for Two Cities: (The following is being syndicated from The Captain’s Blog). Last night’s epic game six was so compelling, that tonight’s ... News -- September 2011
9/3 B-R Blog: Winning 15+ Games In 1st Or 2nd Season Since 1973: Which pitchers won 15 games or more during their first or second major league season since 1973? Here is the list - Rk Player ... News -- May 2011
5/25 B-R Blog: Mariano Rivera and 1000 games while pitching for only 1 team: Today Mariano Rivera pitched his 1000th game for the Yankees, his only team in the majors. Here are the leaders for most games ... News -- April 2011
4/19 It's About the Money (Stupid): Brien Is Right, Murray Chass IS a Hack:
Yesterday my colleague Brien wrote a piece about how Murray Chass is a hack. Brien writes lots of these pieces. There’s ... News -- March 2011
3/30 PaulLebowitz.com: Viewer Mail 3.29.2011: Jane **** at Confessions of a She-Fan writes RE Phil Hughes and A.J. Burnett: I don’t think Hughes is the #3 pitcher because ... News -- October 2010
10/18 B-R Blog: Which Staff Had the Most Wins in Their Future?: Here's an interesting question sent to us by B-R reader Phil: "I've been a Mets fan since 1967, when, as the youngest kid in my ... News -- June 2010
6/8 B-R Blog: Pitching 2800 Innings for 1 Team: In the comments section of another post, reader rico petrocelli mentioned that Tim Wakefield has now passed Roger Clemens as ...