Bob Keegan Stats

Bob Keegan was born on Wednesday, August 4, 1920, in Rochester, New York. Keegan was 32 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 24, 1953, with the Chicago White Sox. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Bob Keegan baseball stats page.

"My fast ball is my best pitch. I throw it almost exclusively. In one game last season I threw only four or five curves against the Tigers, plus a few experimental 'slip' ball pitches." - Bob Keegan in The Sporting News (Ed Prell, February 3, 1955)
Bob Keegan

Bob Keegan Autograph on a 1993 Topps Archive (#196)
Bob Keegan Autograph on a 1993 Topps Archive (#196)

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Birth Name:
Robert Charles Keegan
Nickname:
Bob or Smiley
Born On:
08-04-1920  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Rochester, New York
Year of Death Data Died On:
06-20-2001 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Rochester, New York
Cemetery:
Undetermined
High School:
Marshall High School (Rochester, NY)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
Player Weight Chart Weight:
207
First Game:
05-24-1953 (Age 32)
Last Game:
07-24-1958
Draft:
Not Applicable
Bob Keegan

Bob Keegan Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
1953 33 White Sox 22 11 6 7 5 .583 2.74 4 2 1 98.2 398 80 30 34 4 33 - 32 0 2 0 -
1954 34 White Sox 31 27 2 16 9 .640 3.09 14 2 2 209.2 894 211 72 84 16 82 0 61 1 1 1 -
1955 35 White Sox 18 11 1 2 5 .286 5.83 1 0 0 58.2 283 83 38 39 4 28 1 29 0 1 0 -
1956 36 White Sox 20 16 1 5 7 .417 3.93 4 0 0 105.1 463 119 46 56 15 35 2 32 1 2 0 -
1957 37 White Sox 30 20 4 10 8 .556 3.53 6 2 2 142.2 585 131 56 62 22 37 2 36 0 2 0 -
1958 38 White Sox 14 2 4 0 2 .000 6.07 0 0 0 29.2 145 44 20 25 9 18 4 8 1 0 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
6 Years 135 87 18 40 36 .526 3.66 29 6 5 644.2 2,768 668 262 300 70 233 9 198 3 8 1 -
Bob Keegan

Bob Keegan Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1953 33 White Sox 22 28 4 9 0 0 0 0 5 1 - 5 2 - 0 2 .321 .345 .321
1954 34 White Sox 32 75 5 9 2 1 0 0 7 4 - 11 1 4 0 3 .120 .157 .173
1955 35 White Sox 18 18 0 6 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 2 0 0 1 .333 .368 .333
1956 36 White Sox 20 32 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 7 4 0 0 1 .125 .222 .125
1957 37 White Sox 30 39 3 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 0 5 10 0 1 1 .103 .205 .103
1958 38 White Sox 14 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
6 Years 136 196 14 32 2 1 0 0 19 14 0 31 20 5 1 8 .163 .218 .184
Bob Keegan

Bob Keegan Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1953 White Sox P 22 11 296 27 1.2 27 7 20 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.46
1954 White Sox P 31 27 629 42 1.4 41 5 36 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .976 1.76
1955 White Sox P 18 11 176 14 0.8 13 2 11 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .929 1.99
1956 White Sox P 20 16 316 25 1.3 24 6 18 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .960 2.05
1957 White Sox P 30 20 428 28 0.9 28 5 23 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.77
1958 White Sox P 14 2 89 9 0.6 9 0 9 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.73
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 135 87 1,934 145 1.1 142 25 117 3 6 n/a n/a n/a .979 1.98
6 Years 135 87 1,934 145 1.1 142 25 117 3 6 n/a n/a n/a .979 1.98
Bob Keegan

Bob Keegan Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1953 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.6 5.6 0.97 2.92 3.01
1954 White Sox 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 0.0 6.8 10.7 0.74 2.62 3.52
1955 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 6.0 9.0 1.04 4.45 4.30
1956 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.6 32.0 0.91 2.73 2.99
1957 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 7.8 13.0 0.97 2.27 2.33
1958 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 4.0 0.44 2.43 5.46
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
6 Years 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 0.0 6.3 10.3 0.85 2.76 3.25
Bob Keegan

Bob Keegan Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1953 Chicago White Sox 15 Undetermined - -
1954 Chicago White Sox 15 Undetermined Stats -
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