Robert Walter Ellis
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 180 lb.
- School Michigan State University
- High School Ottawa Hills High School (Grand Rapids)
- Debut June 18, 1971
- Final Game May 14, 1975
- Born July 3, 1950 in Grand Rapids, MI USA
Rob Ellis attended Michigan State University and while there was voted college player of the year in 1971 by The Sporting News. Ellis was named to the All-American squad that same year. Ellis led the Spartans in batting as a sophomore with a .380 average, setting a single season hits record with 60. Ellis was on the squad that helped coach Danny Litwhiler win his first of two Big Ten championships in 1971. Ellis was teammates with such great Michigan State players as Ron Pruitt and Robert Clancy.
Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record
|1991||Everett Giants||Northwest League||26-27||--||San Francisco Giants||replaced by Mike Bubalo on August 11|
Sources: Clint Roberts, 1990 collegiate collection card