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Bobby Thomson

Robert Brown Thomson (Flying Scot or The Staten Island Scot)

Positions: Third Baseman and Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: October 25, 1923 in Glasgow, Glasgow, GB
Died: August 16, 2010 in Savannah, Georgia, US
High School: Curtis HS (Staten Island, NY)
School: St. Lawrence University (Canton, NY)

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Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1942 18 -5.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs D NYG 34 99 99 24 4 1 3 .242 .394 39
1942 18 -5.4 Rocky Mount BIST D 29 87 21 4 0 3 .241 .391 34
1942 18 -2.9 Bristol APPY D NYG 5 12 3 0 1 0 .250 .417 5
1946 22 -4.6 Jersey City IL AAA NYG 151 597 533 93 149 12 7 26 92 15 5 51 64 .280 .352 .475 .827 253 8 9 4
1946 22 -6.7 New York NL MLB NYG 18 58 54 8 17 4 1 2 9 0 4 5 .315 .362 .537 .899 29 1 0 0
1947 23 -5.7 New York NL MLB NYG 138 591 545 105 154 26 5 29 85 1 40 78 .283 .336 .508 .844 277 11 4 2
1948 24 -4.1 New York NL MLB NYG 138 506 471 75 117 20 2 16 63 2 30 77 .248 .296 .401 .697 189 15 2 3
1949 25 -3.1 New York NL MLB NYG 156 689 641 99 198 35 9 27 109 10 44 45 .309 .355 .518 .873 332 15 2 2
1950 26 -1.9 New York NL MLB NYG 149 625 563 79 142 22 7 25 85 3 55 45 .252 .324 .449 .774 253 14 5 2
1951 27 -1.5 New York NL MLB NYG 148 602 518 89 152 27 8 32 101 5 5 73 57 .293 .385 .562 .947 291 14 4 7
1952 28 -0.3 New York NL MLB NYG 153 666 608 89 164 29 14 24 108 5 2 52 74 .270 .331 .482 .813 293 16 4 2
1953 29 0.9 New York NL MLB NYG 154 656 608 80 175 22 6 26 106 4 2 43 57 .288 .338 .472 .810 287 18 3 2
1954 30 2.1 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN 43 113 99 7 23 3 0 2 15 0 0 12 29 .232 .315 .323 .639 32 3 0 2 0
1955 31 3.0 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN 101 383 343 40 88 12 3 12 56 2 1 34 52 .257 .319 .414 .733 142 10 0 1 5 4
1956 32 3.8 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN 142 505 451 59 106 10 4 20 74 2 4 43 75 .235 .302 .408 .710 184 9 2 5 4 4
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1957 33 4.7 2 Teams NL MLB NYG-MLN 122 397 363 39 87 12 7 12 61 3 3 27 66 .240 .295 .410 .706 149 7 2 4 1 2
1957 33 4.7 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN 41 160 148 15 35 5 3 4 23 2 1 8 27 .236 .285 .392 .677 58 1 2 2 0 0
1957 33 4.7 New York NL MLB NYG 81 237 215 24 52 7 4 8 38 1 2 19 39 .242 .302 .423 .725 91 6 0 2 1 2
1958 34 5.8 Chicago NL MLB CHC 152 615 547 67 155 27 5 21 82 0 2 56 76 .283 .351 .466 .817 255 16 4 2 6 7
1959 35 6.8 Chicago NL MLB CHC 122 418 374 55 97 15 2 11 52 1 0 35 50 .259 .322 .398 .721 149 9 2 2 5 6
1960 36 7.5 2 Teams AL MLB BOS-BAL 43 133 120 12 30 3 1 5 20 0 1 11 18 .250 .308 .417 .725 50 5 0 0 2 0
1960 36 7.5 Boston AL MLB BOS 40 127 114 12 30 3 1 5 20 0 1 11 15 .263 .323 .439 .761 50 4 0 0 2 0
1960 36 7.5 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 3 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 0 0 0
MLB (15 seasons) MLB 1779 6957 6305 903 1705 267 74 264 1026 38 20 559 804 .270 .332 .462 .794 2912 163 34 36 23 23
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 185 696 632 93 173 16 8 29 92 15 5 51 64 .274 .462 292 8 9 4
All Levels (16 Seasons) 1964 7653 6937 996 1878 283 82 293 1118 53 25 610 868 .271 .462 3204 171 43 40 23 23
D (1 season) Minors 34 99 99 24 4 1 3 .242 .394 39
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1942 18 Rocky Mount BIST D 3B 22 56 22 29 5 .911 2.32
1946 22 Jersey City IL AAA NYG 3B 99 289 103 161 25 23 .913 2.67
1946 22 Jersey City IL AAA NYG OF 45 136 122 9 5 3 .963 2.91
1946 22 New York NL MLB NYG 3B 16 135.0 46 18 25 3 0 .935 2.87 2.69
1947 23 New York NL MLB NYG 2B 9 75.0 52 27 20 5 4 .904 5.64 5.22
1947 23 New York NL MLB NYG CF 126
1947 23 New York NL MLB NYG OF 127 1108.0 349 330 12 7 2 .980 2.78 2.69
1948 24 New York NL MLB NYG CF 58
1948 24 New York NL MLB NYG LF 63
1948 24 New York NL MLB NYG OF 125 1031.0 333 313 10 10 2 .970 2.82 2.58
1948 24 New York NL MLB NYG RF 4
1949 25 New York NL MLB NYG CF 156
1949 25 New York NL MLB NYG OF 156 1374.0 507 488 10 9 4 .982 3.26 3.19
1950 26 New York NL MLB NYG CF 149
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1950 26 New York NL MLB NYG OF 149 1313.0 418 394 15 9 5 .978 2.80 2.74
1951 27 New York NL MLB NYG 3B 69 609.0 240 90 136 14 13 .942 3.34 3.28
1951 27 New York NL MLB NYG CF 43
1951 27 New York NL MLB NYG LF 33
1951 27 New York NL MLB NYG OF 77 651.0 177 168 3 6 1 .966 2.36 2.22
1951 27 New York NL MLB NYG RF 3
1952 28 New York NL MLB NYG 3B 91 802.0 283 82 184 17 13 .940 2.99 2.92
1952 28 New York NL MLB NYG CF 63
1952 28 New York NL MLB NYG OF 63 549.0 156 152 3 1 0 .994 2.54 2.46
1953 29 New York NL MLB NYG CF 153
1953 29 New York NL MLB NYG OF 154 1348.0 414 391 16 7 0 .983 2.72 2.64
1953 29 New York NL MLB NYG RF 1
1954 30 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN LF 26
1954 30 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN OF 26 199.0 49 45 3 1 2 .980 2.17 1.85
1955 31 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN CF 3
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1955 31 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN LF 88
1955 31 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN OF 91 775.0 193 182 5 6 0 .969 2.17 2.05
1956 32 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN 3B 3 27.0 18 5 10 3 0 .833 5.00 5.00
1956 32 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN CF 18
1956 32 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN LF 128
1956 32 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN OF 136 1066.0 271 257 7 7 0 .974 2.23 1.94
1957 33 2 Teams NL MLB NYG-MLN OF 109 824.0 208 202 4 2 0 .990 2.25 1.89
1957 33 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN OF 38 334.0 81 78 2 1 0 .988 2.16 2.11
1957 33 New York NL MLB NYG 3B 1 9.0 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 3.00 3.00
1957 33 New York NL MLB NYG OF 71 490.0 127 124 2 1 0 .992 2.31 1.77
1958 34 Chicago NL MLB CHC 3B 4 21.0 9 5 3 1 1 .889 3.43 2.00
1958 34 Chicago NL MLB CHC CF 143
1958 34 Chicago NL MLB CHC LF 7
1958 34 Chicago NL MLB CHC OF 148 1288.0 370 353 13 4 3 .989 2.56 2.47
1958 34 Chicago NL MLB CHC RF 1
1959 35 Chicago NL MLB CHC CF 49
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1959 35 Chicago NL MLB CHC LF 62
1959 35 Chicago NL MLB CHC OF 116 895.0 235 223 9 3 4 .987 2.33 2.00
1959 35 Chicago NL MLB CHC RF 29
1960 36 2 Teams AL MLB BOS-BAL OF 29 233.0 68 65 1 2 1 .971 2.55 2.28
1960 36 Boston AL MLB BOS 1B 1 9.0 12 10 0 2 2 .833 10.00 10.00
1960 36 Boston AL MLB BOS OF 27 222.0 68 65 1 2 1 .971 2.68 2.44
1960 36 Baltimore AL MLB BAL OF 2 11.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
MLB (6 seasons) MLB 3B 184 1603.0 599 200 361 38 27 .937 3.15 3.05
MLB (11 seasons) MLB CF 961
MLB (7 seasons) MLB LF 407
MLB (14 seasons) MLB OF 1506 12654.0 3748 3563 111 74 24 .980 2.61 2.44
MLB (5 seasons) MLB RF 38
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 3B 121 345 125 190 30 23 .913 2.60
All Levels (7 Seasons) 3B 305 1603.0 944 325 551 68 50 .928 3.15 2.87
All Levels (11 Seasons) CF 961
All Levels (7 Seasons) LF 407
All Levels (15 Seasons) OF 1551 12654.0 3884 3685 120 79 27 .980 2.61 2.45
All Levels (5 Seasons) RF 38
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1942 18 Rocky Mount Rocks Bi-State League D
1942 18 Bristol Twins Appalachian League D
1943 19 Military Service
1944 20 Military Service
1945 21 Military Service
1946 22 Jersey City Giants International League AAA
1946 22 New York Giants National League MLB 1
1947 23 New York Giants National League MLB 1
1948 24 New York Giants National League MLB 1
1949 25 New York Giants National League MLB 1
1950 26 New York Giants National League MLB 1 1950-04-18 1950-10-01
1951 27 New York Giants National League MLB 1 1951-04-17 1951-10-03
1952 28 New York Giants National League MLB 1 1952-04-16 1952-09-28
1953 29 New York Giants National League MLB 1 1953-04-14 1953-09-27
1954 30 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1954-07-14 1954-09-26
1955 31 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1955-04-12 1955-09-17
1956 32 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1956-04-17 1956-09-30
1957 33 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1957-04-16 1957-06-15
1957 33 New York Giants National League MLB 2 1957-06-16 1957-09-29
1958 34 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1958-04-15 1958-09-27
1959 35 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1959-04-11 1959-09-27
1960 36 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 1960-04-19 1960-06-26
1960 36 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 2 1960-07-05 1960-07-17

Sabr ID: 2bd9de5b

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