Robert Lee Turley
( Bullet Bob)
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 215 lb.
Born: September 19, 1930 in Troy, IL High School: Central HS (East St. Louis, IL) by the Signed St. Louis Browns as an amateur free agent in 1948.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 29, 1951 (Age 21)
vs. CHW 7.1 IP, 11 H, 5 SO, 3 BB, 6 ER, L Teams (by GP): Yankees/Orioles/Angels/RedSox/Browns 1951-1963 Final Game: September 21, 1963 (Age 33)
vs. MIN 1.1 IP, 1 H, 1 SO, 1 BB, 0 ER
Died: March 30, 2013 in Atlanta, GA Cremated
About biographical information
News -- May 2013
5/9 D.C. Baseball Yesterday and Today: This Date in Washington Senators History – 1904 Senators lose another one: May 9 1904 – After dropping a 6-3 decision in Philadelphia that drops the Senators to 1-16, Malachi Kittridge is dismissed ... News -- April 2013
4/1 Bleeding Yankee Blue: THE GREAT BOB TURLEY HAS DIED:
I just wanted to mention that we lost a Yankee great. Bob Turley died of liver cancer on Saturday at the age of 82.
4/1 Jays Journal: AL Feast Week 2 (31/03/2013): As countless families hunt for Easter eggs and prepare a wonderful dinner feast, we here at Jays Journal are preparing to provide ...
4/1 The Writer's Journey: R.I.P. Bob Turley: (September 19, 1930 – March 30, 2013) Pitcher Bob Turley, a three-time All-Star who won the Cy Young Award in 1958 while ...
4/1 My Pinstripes: Bob Turley, '58 World Series Hero, Succumbs at 82:
Bullet Bob Turley had a season for the ages in 1958. He was an All-Star, won the American League Cy Young Award and ...
4/1 Baseball Musings: Turley Passes: Bob Turley died Saturday morning: Turley pitched one season for the Orioles in 1954, their first in Baltimore, and he started ... News -- March 2013
3/5 James Smyth Broadcast: R.A. Dickey and Having More Wins in the Minors Than in the Majors: Earlier today, Ben Hill (@bensbiz and Ben's Biz Blog, a great follow for baseball fans, especially those who love minor league ... News -- June 2012
6/30 Bleeding Yankee Blue: THE BLEEDING YANKEE BLUE NEWSSTAND IX:
REMEMBER WHITEY THE WAY HE WAS…AWESOME: The New York Times
had a terrific piece about Whitey Ford on June 19th, I wanted ... News -- May 2012
5/31 D.C. Baseball Yesterday and Today: This Date in Washington Senators History: May 31 1920 - In a morning-afternoon doubleheader at the Polo Grounds, the Yankees outscore the Senators, 7-6 and 10-7. In the ...
5/28 High Heat Stats: Pitchers who earn their losses: A familiar television advertisement from years ago featured the actor John Houseman as pitch man for the investment firm Smith ...
5/10 D.C. Baseball Yesterday and Today: This Date in Washington Senators History: May 9 1904 – After dropping a 6-3 decision in Philadelphia that drops the Senators to 1-16, Malachi Kittridge is dismissed ... News -- December 2011
12/28 High Heat Stats: Giving up more triples than homers: Jamey Carroll tripling against the Phillies,while wearing a retro uni, no lessIcon SMIThese days, triples are pretty rare while ... News -- October 2011
10/18 The Captain's Blog: Yankees’ Season Rests on Unlikely Shoulders; Burnett’s Game Four Start an Historical Anomaly: Ever since Friday’s ALDS opener was suspended by rain, the specter of A.J. Burnett has hung over the Yankees like the Sword ...
10/4 The Captain's Blog: Yankees’ Season Rests on Unlikely Shoulders; Burnett’s Game Four Start an Historical Anomaly: Ever since Friday’s ALDS opener was suspended by rain, the specter of A.J. Burnett has hung over the Yankees like the Sword ... News -- August 2011
8/17 B-R Blog: CG With 14+ Ks And Getting The Loss: Since 1919, how many pitchers have thrown a complete game, whiffing 14 or more, and got the loss in the contest? Here is the list ... News -- July 2011
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
6/26 NY Baseball Digest: Old Timers’ Day, Koufax Last Hit, Saturday Baseball: Want to get your juices flowing for Old Timers’ Day at the Stadium later today? Check out this video with highlights from ...
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 -- March 2011
3/3 B-R Blog: Relief Appearances Of 3+ IP In Postseason Deciding Games: How many players, from 1903 to 2010, have come into a post-season deciding game out of the bullpen and thrown 3 innings or more? ... News -- December 2010
12/4 B-R Blog: 4+ One-Hitters Since 1920: Since 1920, how many starting pitchers have thrown 4+ one-hitters? Here's the list - Rk Player #Matching W L W-L% ERA GS CG ... News -- October 2010
10/21 B-R Blog: Data Dump: Postseason Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio Leaders: B-R user Simmy Cohen noticed that we don't have a K/BB leaderboard on our all-time playoff pitching leaders page, and asked if ... News -- August 2010
8/8 B-R Blog: Brandon Morrow’s Big Day 8/8/10: By now, you've probably have heard about Morrow's effort today.
So, since 1920 and through yesterday, how many starting pitchers, ... News -- July 2010
7/12 B-R Blog: A Game Score of 90 Early in a Career: In another post, reader Scott V. wrote the following about Travis Wood's game score of 93 yesterday:
This was Wood's third major ...