Robert Irving Elliott
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 185 lb.
- School Central Junior College
- High School Central Union High School (El Centro)
- Debut September 2, 1939
- Final Game September 16, 1953
- Born November 26, 1916 in San Francisco, CA USA
- Died May 4, 1966 in San Diego, CA USA
After his playing career ended, Bob Elliott was the manager of the San Diego Padres from 1955 until part way through the 1957 season and the Sacramento Solons in 1959. He then managed in the major leagues for one season with the Kansas City Athletics in 1960 and served as a coach for the expansion Los Angeles Angels in 1961.
Elliott broke in with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1939, at a time when Arky Vaughan and the Waner brothers were still on the team, and ended his career with the Chicago White Sox in 1953, playing alongside 25-year-old Nellie Fox and 27-year-old Minnie Minoso. He started out as an outfielder but moved to third base starting in 1942. He was the National League MVP with the Braves in 1947, when he hit .317 with 22 homers and 113 RBIs.
- 7-time NL All-Star (1941, 1942, 1944, 1945, 1947, 1948 & 1951)
- NL MVP (1947)
- NL Bases on Balls Leader (1948)
- 20-Home Runs Seasons: 3 (1947, 1948 & 1950)
- 100 RBI Seasons: 6 (1943-1945, 1947, 1948 & 1950)
|Stan Musial||Bob Elliott||Stan Musial|
|Kansas City Athletics Manager
Year-By-Year Managerial Record
|1955||San Diego Padres||Pacific Coast League||92-80||2nd||none|
|1956||San Diego Padres||Pacific Coast League||72-96||7th||none|
|1957||San Diego Padres||Pacific Coast League||17-18||–||Cleveland Indians||replaced by Catfish Metkovich (72-61) on May 16|
|1959||Sacramento Solons||Pacific Coast League||78-76||4th||Milwaukee Braves|
|1960||Kansas City Athletics||American League||58-96||8th||Kansas City Athletics|