Robert Michael Stanley
Positions: Catcher and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: June 25, 1963 in Fort Lauderdale, FL
School: University of Florida (Gainesville, FL) by the Drafted Texas Rangers in the 16th round of the 1985 amateur draft. Signed June 14, 1985.
( All Transactions) Debut: June 24, 1986 (Age 22.364)
vs. CAL 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Exceeded rookie limits during 1987 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): RedSox/Rangers/Yankees/BlueJays/Athletics 1986-2000 Agents: Bob Gilhooley,Jim Bronner [*] Final Game: September 29, 2000 (Age 37.096)
vs. TEX 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- July 2014
7/6 Bleeding Yankee Blue: THE 20th ANNIVERSARY OF A BITTERSWEET SEASON: It is hard to believe that it has been 20 years since the most recent Yankees dynasty began its incredible ride. The 1994 season ... News -- June 2014
6/26 Canadian Baseball Network: Jays, Yankees post-season clinchers: * The New York Yankees and the Toronto Blue Jays have met 546 times including some memorable games which decide post-season berths. ...
6/8 Pine Tar Press: This Date In Royals History–June 8, 1993: 1993: The Yankees scored five runs in the ninth for a 9-4 win over the Royals at Kauffman Stadium.
Billy Brewer walked leadoff ... News -- April 2014
4/12 Catcher Interference: Power Hitting Catchers: After averaging 36 HR’s and 39 doubles in two short seasons in the minor leagues the Seattle Mariners have inserted Mike ... News -- March 2014
3/16 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: The Greatest Summer Ever: Charles Nagy: For the next 26 days, DTTWLN will profile and break down the roster of arguably the most exciting sports team that Cleveland ... News -- February 2014
News -- October 2013
10/10 Call to the Pen: Baseball History Today: October 10th: New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi made a somewhat bold move. A gamble? A risk? Perhaps… No, not the contract he reportedly ...
10/7 Billy-Ball.com: A Homer Shy of a Postseason Cycle: Hanley Ramirez went 3-for-4 last night with a single, double, and a triple falling shy of the first cycle in postseason history. ... News -- September 2013
9/30 Bleeding Yankee Blue: REMEMBERING WHEN BOB WICKMAN WAS A "THING":
During the early 1990’s, the Yankees struggled mightily. Because
of George Steinbrenner’s suspension for baseball, ... News -- June 2013
6/25 WasWatching: The Best Hitting Bad Fielding Catchers In Baseball History: Rk Player Rbat Rfield From To Age G PA R H 2B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG 1 Mike Piazza 414 -63 1992 2007 23-38 1912 7745 1048 2127 ... News -- May 2013
5/29 Billy-Ball.com: Dioner Navarro, the 34th catcher to hit 3 HR: Catcher Dioner Navarro hit three homers as the Cubs beat their crosstown neighbor White Sox, 9-3, Wednesday afternoon. Navarro ...
5/7 My Pinstripes: Rocky Mountain High, Colorado: Yankees Series Preview:
The New York Yankees and Colorado Rockies don't have much history between them. The deal that brought Chris Nelson to ... News -- April 2013
4/9 BronxPinstripes.com: April 9th in Yankees History: April 9, 1996 It was a cold, snowy Opening Day in the Bronx. The Yankees defeated the Kansas City Royals, 7-3. Starter Andy Pettitte ... News -- March 2013
3/3 Bleeding Yankee Blue: THE FIGHT FOR YANKEE CATCHER IS ON!:
The race for the starting catcher role of the Yankees is on, and this is going to be a pivotal role for the team. After the ... News -- February 2013
2/21 Bronx Baseball Daily: Yankees face Opening Day dilemma behind the plate:
Bronx Baseball Daily is lucky enough to welcome its second new writer in less than a week, Elizabeth Finn. She will write regular ... News -- January 2013
1/30 Crashburn Alley: Projecting Carlos Ruiz: An interesting yet brief discussion arose in the comments of my post yesterday on the Phillies’ lineup construction. Nik ...
1/9 Pinstripe Pundits: Taboo: Trading with the Red Sox: I know, it’ll never happen. The rivalry between the Yankees and Red Sox makes trade discussions between the two clubs taboo. ... News -- December 2012
12/24 The Captain's Blog: A Yankees Christmas Carol: Loss of Swisher Latest Bah Humbug: Men’s courses will foreshadow certain ends, to which, if **** in, they must lead. But if the courses be departed from, the ends ... News -- November 2012
11/20 161st and River: 86 Greatest Moments vs. Boston #86-80: On May 7, 1903 the New York Highlanders played the Boston Americans at the Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds in Boston. The ... News -- October 2012
10/18 Rays Colored Glasses: The Day Pedro Martinez Struck Out 17- And Lost to the Devil Rays: On May 6th, 2000, Pedro Martinez was absolutely dealing. His first 7 outs were all via the strikeout and by the end of the game ... News -- July 2012
7/21 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: The Greatest Summer Ever: Charles Nagy: Each week through the 26 weeks of the 2012 regular season, DTTWLN will profile and break down the roster of arguably the most ... News -- April 2012
4/18 High Heat Stats: Tuesday’s featured game: Texas at Boston: The Rangers clobbered the Red Sox on Tuesday, 18-3, opening a two-game miniseries in Fenway. It’s the fourth time since ... News -- January 2012
1/11 Bleeding Yankee Blue: WHY I'M WAXING NOSTALGIC 1993 STYLE: Like I've told you many times, I am a true Yankee fan, I love the history and the players, Ron Guidry, Don Mattingly, Rickey Henderson... ... News -- October 2011
10/10 B-R Blog: Three players getting 4+ hits for the same playoff team: There have been 3 games in post-season history in which one team had at least 3 players get at least 4 hits apiece: Rk Tm Opp ...
10/7 B-R Blog: No Hits & 3+ Ks In Sudden Death Post-Season Game: How many batters have gone hitless in a sudden death post-season game and had 3 or more strikeouts in that same contest? Here ... News -- September 2011
9/21 PaulLebowitz.com: Donnie Baseball’s Crisis Control: We’ll never know what would’ve happened had Don Mattingly gotten the job to manage the Yankees after the 2007 season. ... News -- July 2011
7/26 B-R Blog: 5 Hit Games by Three 37-Year Olds in the Same Season: Although this season has only featured 14 five-hit games, 3 of those games have come from the game's elder-statesmen. 37 year ...
7/12 B-R Blog: 9+ TB In 9-Inning Game Age 37+ Since 1919: How many players, since 1919, had a game, where the contest was 9 innings or less, where they were at least 37-years old and had ... News -- May 2011
5/16 NY Baseball Digest: Jeter Now About Legacy Not Captaincy: “If I thought he did something wrong, I’d be the first to tell him,”- Derek Jeter on Jorge Posada. The Jorge ... News -- January 2011
1/14 B-R Blog: Most Doubles @ Fenway Park Since 1920: Who has hit the most doubles at Fenway Park since 1920? Here's the leaderboard on this one: Rk Player #Matching PA AB H 2B 6 ... News -- May 2010
5/29 B-R Blog: Miguel Cabrera’s 3 HR in a loss: Yesterday Miguel Cabrera hit 3 HR in a game that the Tigers lost. Below is the list of all times this has been done. The most ... News -- April 2010
4/30 B-R Blog: More on John Buck’s 3-HR game: By now you know that John Buck hit 3 homers in a game last night. Here are a couple of things you might not have known.
4/22 B-R Blog: Great Pinch Hitters Since 1961: Got this list fooling around with B-R.com PI late last night...great pinch hitters in baseball since 1961...