Stat-urday, 2/9/2019: Frank Robinson


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Frank Robinson with the Reds in 1961

Today, Stat-urday is dedicated to one of my favorites, Frank Robinson. There sure aren’t many like him any more:

 

  • At bats: 10,006
  • Hits: 2,943
  • Games played: 2,808
  • Strikeouts: 1,532
  • RBIs: 1,812
  • Walks: 1,420
  • Home runs: 586
  • Stolen bases: 161
  • Batting average: .294
  • Managerial winning percentage: .493
  • Years played in MLB: 21
  • Times an All-Star: 14
  • Years as a manager: 12
  • MLB teams played for: 5
  • Teams coached: 4
  • Teams managed: 4
  • Hall of Fame memberships: 4 (Reds, Orioles, Indians, MLB)
  • Teams that retired his number: 3
  • Statues in his likeness: 3
  • MVP Awards: 3 (1961 NL MVP, 1966 AL MVP, 1966 World Series MVP)
  • Manager of the Year Awards: 1 (1989, with the Orioles)
  • Presidential medals of freedom: 1
  • Black managers before him: 0
  • Black managers since: 33

You can find even more stats at Baseball-Reference.com.

Happy Stat-urday!

~ baseballrebecca

 

 

 

 

 

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