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Dave Robertson

Davis Aydelotte Robertson

Position: Rightfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 186 lb.

Born: September 25, 1889 in Portsmouth, VA
Schools: Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC), North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC)(All Transactions)
Debut: June 5, 1912 (Age 22)
Teams (by GP): Giants/Cubs/Pirates 1912-1922

Final Game: September 27, 1922 (Age 33)
Died: November 5, 1970 in Virginia Beach, VA
Buried: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA
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Standard Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG G Awards
1912 NYG NL 22 1B 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 .990 10.20
1912 NYG NL 22 OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.20 1-0-0
1914 NYG NL 24 OF 71 68 52 120 101 13 6 2 .950 1.61 .957 2.13
1914 NYG NL 24 RF 56 54 40 93 78 10 5 2 .946 1.57 .958 1.82
1914 NYG NL 24 LF 15 14 12 27 23 3 1 0 .963 1.73 .956 2.17
1915 NYG NL 25 OF 138 138 134 249 225 13 11 4 .956 1.72 .959 2.12
1915 NYG NL 25 RF 125 124 121 221 200 11 10 4 .955 1.69 .953 1.71
1915 NYG NL 25 LF 14 14 13 28 25 2 1 0 .964 1.93 .962 2.18
1915 NYG NL 25 CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.50
1916 NYG NL 26 OF 144 144 141 276 248 17 11 5 .960 1.84 .967 2.15
1916 NYG NL 26 RF 144 144 141 276 248 17 11 5 .960 1.84 .964 1.75
1917 NYG NL 27 OF 140 137 131 295 266 12 17 1 .942 1.99 .963 2.20
1917 NYG NL 27 RF 140 137 131 295 266 12 17 1 .942 1.99 .955 1.86
1917 NYG NL 27 CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.60
1919 CHC NL 29 OF 25 25 25 59 53 2 4 0 .932 2.20 .964 2.26
1919 CHC NL 29 CF 24 24 24 59 53 2 4 0 .932 2.29 .968 2.60
1919 CHC NL 29 LF 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.20
1920 CHC NL 30 LF 134 129 122 248 230 10 8 1 .968 1.79 .967 2.18
1920 CHC NL 30 OF 134 129 122 248 230 10 8 1 .968 1.79 .964 2.34
1921 TOT NL 31 OF 65 62 59 133 126 2 5 0 .962 1.97 .965 2.40
1921 TOT NL 31 CF 7 5 5 9 9 0 0 0 1.000 1.29 .967 2.79
1921 TOT NL 31 LF 3 2 2 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 3.33 .963 2.37
1921 CHC NL 31 OF 7 4 4 9 9 0 0 0 1.000 1.29 .964 2.40
1921 CHC NL 31 CF 6 4 4 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.17 .967 2.78
1921 CHC NL 31 LF 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 .965 2.40
1921 PIT NL 31 OF 58 58 55 124 117 2 5 0 .960 2.05 .965 2.40
1921 PIT NL 31 RF 55 55 52 114 107 2 5 0 .956 1.98 .964 2.08
1921 PIT NL 31 LF 2 2 2 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 4.00 .962 2.35
1921 PIT NL 31 CF 1 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 .965 2.80
1922 NYG NL 32 OF 8 5 2 11 9 1 1 1 .909 1.25 .962 2.40
1922 NYG NL 32 CF 6 5 2 11 9 1 1 1 .909 1.67 .970 2.82
1922 NYG NL 32 LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.20
1922 NYG NL 32 RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.20
9 Seasons OF 726 708 666 1391 1258 70 63 14 .955 1.83 .963 2.22 169-39-521
6 Seasons RF 521 514 485 999 899 52 48 12 .952 1.83 .958 1.81
6 Seasons (incomplete) LF 168 160 150 313 288 15 10 1 .968 1.80 .965 2.18
5 Seasons CF 39 34 31 79 71 3 5 1 .937 1.90 .968 2.66
1 Season 1B 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 .990 10.20
9 Seasons TOT 727 708 666 1393 1260 70 63 14 .955 1.83 .963 2.23 169-39-521
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG G Awards
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
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Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1912 NYG NL 22 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
1914 NYG NL 24 82 82 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 56 71 0
1915 NYG NL 25 141 141 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 1 125 138 0
1916 NYG NL 26 150 144 150 144 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 144 144 0 6 0
1917 NYG NL 27 142 137 142 140 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 140 140 0 3 0
1919 CHC NL 29 27 25 27 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 24 0 25 0 2 0
1919 NYG NL 29 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1920 CHC NL 30 134 129 134 134 0 0 0 0 0 0 134 0 0 134 0 0 0
1921 PIT NL 31 60 58 60 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 55 58 0 2 0
1921 CHC NL 31 22 4 22 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 7 0 16 1
1922 NYG NL 32 42 5 42 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 1 8 0 32 3
9 Seasons 804 502 804 516 0 0 1 0 0 0 169 39 521 726 0 61 5
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1953 BBWAA ( 0.4%)

Def. Games as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1920 NL  134 (4th)

Putouts as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1920 NL  230 (5th)

Errors Committed as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1920 NL  8 (4th)

Def. Games as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1915 NL  125 (5th)
1916 NL  144 (2nd)
1917 NL  140 (2nd)

Putouts as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1915 NL  200 (5th)
1916 NL  248 (1st)
1917 NL  266 (1st)

Assists as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1916 NL  17 (3rd)

Errors Committed as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1915 NL  10 (5th)
1916 NL  11 (1st)
1917 NL  17 (1st)
Career  48 (63rd)

Double Plays Turned as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1915 NL  4 (1st)
1916 NL  5 (1st)

Errors Committed as OF s c a p y
1916 NL  11 (5th)
1917 NL  17 (1st)

Double Plays Turned as OF s c a p y
1915 NL  4 (5th)
1916 NL  5 (4th)

Fielding % as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1920 NL  .968 (5th)

Range Factor/Game as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1915 NL  1.69 (5th)
1916 NL  1.84 (2nd)
1917 NL  1.99 (2nd)

Fielding % as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1915 NL  .955 (3rd)
1917 NL  .942 (4th)

                           

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