#80 Robert "Spoony" Palm, Catcher, 36 yrs, St. Louis (A) Browns
Monday, 8/7/1945
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Robert Palm
Spoony
1/1/1909
36
NEGRO,LG,PLAYER
5"8
200

Catcher
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R
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4 / 6 (Popular)
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3.0 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 19,885,000
1945
18 Year(s), 74 Days (3170 total Days)
130 Day(s)
18 Year(s), 74 Days (3170 total Days)
18 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall64764
Versus LHP85865
Versus RHP64754
Talent65765
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5
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4
4
1
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Fielding Ratings
C : 5 (Range), .973 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 4
Infield Arm : 4
Outfield Arm : 2

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
7/27CHAW 5-2401000002#5  
7/28CHAL 5-8411100002#5  
7/29CHAL 4-5300000010#4  
7/30@BOSL 5-6411000001#5  
7/31@BOSW 6-4522002500#5PoG 
8/2@WASL 1-9400000000#5  
8/3@WASL 10-11522100101#5  
8/4@WASW 11-4300000111#5  
8/5PHAL 2-4300000011#5  
8/6PHAW 11-10500000002#5  

Batting Stats 1945

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall92341771211978534897.226.317.434.751.730.208
Projected135502113181281157871143.226.317.434.751.730.208
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall92397150907148326554.551.24.9
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP7220113168918200.278.349.444.794
vs. RHP269571101662453979501.212.309.431.740
Close/Late2971003496000.241.421.276.697
Scoring Position113306175702034700.265.357.522.879
Pinch Hitting000000000000.000.000.000.000
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home471713860933252359.222.313.415.728
Road4517039611045282538.229.322.453.775
Last Week62541027425.160.214.440.654
March/April261002150922181437.210.307.530.837
May1037101129739.270.317.514.831
June2586141031892027.163.315.279.594
July2698304052717919.306.360.500.860
August52021002225.100.174.150.324

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
19278933211316116756527142451.340.387.539.927 SLA
19281033659619713706132324464.263.326.460.786SLA
19291385181682881310386444547141.324.378.485.863SLA
1930148547145326259989523377108.265.331.483.813SLA
193115558914734522115794206130106.250.297.436.733SLA
1932961976110115464427123653.310.392.599.991SLA
19331585911562053511586633413059.264.336.492.828SLA,AL
193415255714930536109977423145137.268.354.533.887SLA
193514554116729342117106610611465.309.375.606.981SLA,AL
193614453216441637109109592513072.308.376.617.993SLA,AL
19371475181543033490105743110273.297.388.564.951SLA
193813949814423246119103620312122.289.366.620.986SLA
193914753716228347144124812411360.302.393.6281.020SLA,AL
194015052315432241124103923312375.294.401.598.999SLA,AL
194116262217034456158136981514485.273.371.611.981SLA,AL
194216061915627337130105804614962.252.339.485.823SLA
1943113435135164441259463277962.310.394.6691.063SLA,AL
1944122458111193309783750211045.242.348.493.841SLA
1945923417712119785348179765.226.317.434.751SLA
Total256093202629480726082023172811543578191513375.282.361.545.905 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1927, AAA5619476111286860351673.392.474.8921.366

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
194462421001111100.083.120.125.245
Total62421001111100.083.120.125.245

Fielding Stats 1945

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Catcher92923843314225.988792.04.800581424.1

Player History

Drafted in 1st round, 1st overall pick, by St. Louis (A) in 1927...
Had first career hit on 6/11/1927, off Vic Keen (DET)...
Hit first career homerun on 6/21/1927, off Sloppy Thurston (WAS)...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/17/1927, hitting .481 with 1 HR, 9 RBI...
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Washington on 7/20/1927...
Drove in 6 runs against New York (A) on 7/20/1929...
Drove in 6 runs against New York (A) on 8/31/1929...
1/31/1931: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,257,143 through salary arbitration...
Had 5 hits with 7 RBI against New York (A) on 5/31/1931...
Drove in 6 runs against Cleveland on 8/17/1931...
1/31/1932: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,257,143 through salary arbitration...
1/31/1933: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,257,143 through salary arbitration...
Drove in 7 runs against Cleveland on 4/8/1933...
Was selected to the 1933 Allstar game...
9/25/1933: Signed a contract extension with St. Louis (A), $5,000,000 per year, for 4 years.
Won Player of the Week award on 8/28/1934, hitting .412 with 3 HR, 10 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 4/10/1935, hitting .522 with 4 HR, 11 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 4/24/1935, hitting .520 with 2 HR, 11 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/29/1935, hitting .500 with 3 HR, 8 RBI...
Was selected to the 1935 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/1/1936, hitting .471 with 3 HR, 7 RBI...
Was selected to the 1936 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 9/4/1936, hitting .522 with 2 HR, 7 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 9/11/1936, hitting .556 with 4 HR, 8 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 10/1/1936, hitting .402 with 8 HR, 25 RBI...
10/5/1937: Signed a contract extension with St. Louis (A), $7,030,000 per year, for 4 years.
Drove in 6 runs against Cleveland on 4/1/1938...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/5/1938, hitting .667 with 4 HR, 12 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/12/1938, hitting .688 with 4 HR, 12 RBI...
Hit 3 homeruns against Chicago (A), driving in 5 runs on 7/27/1938...
Drove in 6 runs against Chicago (A) on 4/4/1939...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/5/1939, hitting .583 with 5 HR, 12 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 7/1/1939, hitting .363 with 11 HR, 32 RBI...
Was selected to the 1939 Allstar game...
Was selected to the 1940 Allstar game...
Hit 3 homeruns against Philadelphia (A), driving in 4 runs on 7/20/1940...
Had 2000th career hit on 4/24/1941, off Tiny Bonham (CLE)...
Hit 3 homeruns against Chicago (A), driving in 4 runs on 5/20/1941...
Drove in 6 runs against Chicago (A) on 5/21/1941...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/19/1941, hitting .400 with 4 HR, 12 RBI...
Was selected to the 1941 Allstar game...
Hit 3 homeruns against Chicago (A), driving in 6 runs on 7/10/1941...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/17/1941, hitting .385 with 7 HR, 15 RBI...
Drove in 6 runs against Cleveland on 8/17/1941...
10/26/1941: Signed a contract extension with St. Louis (A), $19,885,000 per year, for 4 years.
Hit for the cycle against New York (A) on 4/21/1942...
Had 500th career homerun on 7/12/1942, off Max Lanier (CHA)...
Hit 3 homeruns against Philadelphia (A), driving in 4 runs on 7/14/1942...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/1/1943, hitting .400 with 3 HR, 6 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 6/1/1943, hitting .327 with 13 HR, 48 RBI...
Had 5 hits with 6 RBI against Washington on 6/19/1943...
Was selected to the 1943 Allstar game...
Injured on 8/13/1943 with a Fractured Wrist, out for 5 weeks...
Had 600th career homerun on 5/8/1945, off Lefty Gomez (NYY)...
Injured on 5/12/1945 with a Broken Jaw, out for 3 weeks...
Had 5 hits with 5 RBI against Washington on 7/15/1945...
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
SLG
1934 - .533 - 8th
1935 - .606 - 2nd
1936 - .617 - 4th
1937 - .564 - 10th
1938 - .620 - 4th
1939 - .628 - 3rd
1940 - .598 - 10th
1941 - .611 - 8th
1943 - .669 - 2nd
OPS
1935 - .981 - 4th
1936 - .993 - 7th
1937 - .951 - 10th
1938 - .986 - 8th
1939 - 1.020 - 6th
1940 - .999 - 9th
1941 - .981 - 9th
1943 - 1.063 - 3rd
Doubles
1936 - 41 - 10th
Triples
1929 - 8 - 9th
Homeruns
1927 - 16 - 7th
1930 - 25 - 6th
1933 - 35 - 3rd
1934 - 36 - 3rd
1935 - 42 - 2nd
1936 - 37 - 3rd
1937 - 34 - 5th
1938 - 46 - 3rd
1939 - 47 - 2nd
1940 - 41 - 5th
1941 - 56 - 2nd
1942 - 37 - 7th
1943 - 44 - 4th
1944 - 30 - 10th
RBI
1929 - 103 - 10th
1931 - 115 - 6th
1933 - 115 - 6th
1934 - 109 - 5th
1935 - 117 - 6th
1938 - 119 - 10th
1939 - 144 - 4th
1940 - 124 - 10th
1941 - 158 - 2nd
1942 - 130 - 9th
1943 - 125 - 8th
Runs
1936 - 109 - 10th
1939 - 124 - 6th
1941 - 136 - 6th
BB
1934 - 74 - 10th
1941 - 98 - 8th
  

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