Robert Thomas Thigpen
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 195 lb.
Born: July 17, 1963 in Tallahassee, FL Schools: Mississippi State University (Mississippi State, MS), Seminole Community College (Sanford, FL) by the Drafted Chicago White Sox in the 4th round of the 1985 amateur draft.
( All Transactions) Debut: August 6, 1986 (Age 23)
vs. BOS 3.0 IP, 5 H, 2 SO, 2 BB, 2 ER Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Phillies/Mariners 1986-1994 Final Game: April 27, 1994 (Age 30)
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News -- April 2013
4/11 Southside Showdown: Salvaging One In Our Nation’s Capital – Lineups 4/11: The lineup today looks a lot like lineup yesterday save for that ever-changing 9 spot in the National League parks. Gordon Beckham ... News -- March 2013
3/14 Camden Depot: Jim Johnson and 50+ Save Seasons: The save became an official MLB statistic in 1969. It’s a flawed stat, and it doesn't provide much useful information about ... News -- January 2013
1/28 Southside Showdown: What did we learn about the White Sox this weekend?: If SoxFest is about anything, it’s about generating raw, unbridled enthusiasm. Sometimes there’s a news development, ... News -- December 2012
12/18 Southside Showdown: White Sox Welcome Back More Former Players as Coaches: About a month ago I mentioned that the Birmingham Barons were down a pitching coach. Well they’ve got that all figured out now, ... News -- November 2012
11/27 Southside Showdown: New Look with Old Faces for Coaching Staff: The Birmingham Barons are down a pitching coach. Bobby Thigpen, he of 57 save fame*, and the former occupant of that position ... News -- April 2012
4/23 Baseball Musings: I-Rod Timeline: With Ivan Rodriguez retiring today, Chris Jaffe creates a timeline of his career: June 20, 1991: Rodriguez makes his big league ... News -- November 2011
11/10 Crashburn Alley: Guest Post: Phillies and the Closer Situation: While the Phillies get their closer situation sorted out, I felt that this guest post was rather relevant. Tom Holzerman (or TH, ... News -- June 2011
6/10 B-R Blog: Jonathan Papelbon and highest fraction of saves in relief appearances: Jonathan Papelbon recently recorded his 200th career save and he did it in fewer appearances than any other pitcher. His rapidity ... News -- April 2011
4/21 The Greatest 21 Days: Roberto Hernandez, Will to Compete - 820: Roberto Hernandez made his major league debut in September 1991 knowing that debut was close to never happening, according to ... News -- January 2011
1/12 PaulLebowitz.com: Muddled: Trevor Hoffman retired yesterday and the Hall of Fame argument as to his worthiness has already begun. While he was playing there ...