Bob Meusel Stats

Bob Meusel was born on Sunday, July 19, 1896, in San Jose, California. Meusel was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 14, 1920, with the New York Yankees. 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 Meusel baseball stats page.

"He's (Bob Meusel) learning to say hello when it's time to say goodbye." - Frank Graham, Jr.
Bob Meusel

Bob Meusel Autograph on a 2011 Upper Deck SP Legendary Cuts (#17)
Bob Meusel Autograph on a 2011 Upper Deck SP Legendary Cuts (#17)

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Birth Name:
Robert William Meusel
Nickname:
Long Bob or Silent Bob
Born On:
07-19-1896  (Cancer)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
San Jose, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
11-28-1977 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Downey, California
Cemetery:
Rose Hill Memorial Park, Whittier, California
High School:
Manual Arts High School (Los Angeles, CA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-03
Player Weight Chart Weight:
190
First Game:
04-14-1920 (Age 23)
Last Game:
09-26-1930
Draft:
Not Applicable
Bob Meusel

Bob Meusel 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
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Bob Meusel

Bob Meusel Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1920 24 Yankees 119 460 75 151 40 7 11 0 83 20 - 72 12 - 2 - .328 .359 .517
1921 25 Yankees 149 598 104 190 40 16 24 1 135 34 - 88 12 - 2 - .318 .356 .559
1922 26 Yankees 121 473 61 151 26 11 16 0 84 40 - 58 11 - 3 - .319 .376 .522
1923 27 Yankees 132 460 59 144 29 10 9 0 91 31 - 52 10 - 2 - .313 .359 .478
1924 28 Yankees 143 579 93 188 40 11 12 0 120 32 - 43 14 - 5 - .325 .365 .494
1925 29 Yankees 156 624 101 181 34 12 33 0 138 54 - 55 17 - 1 - .290 .348 .542
1926 30 Yankees 108 413 73 130 22 3 12 0 81 37 - 32 23 - 1 - .315 .373 .470
1927 31 Yankees 135 516 75 174 47 9 8 0 103 45 - 58 21 - 2 - .337 .393 .510
1928 32 Yankees 131 518 77 154 45 5 11 1 113 39 - 56 18 - 2 - .297 .349 .467
1929 33 Yankees 100 391 46 102 15 3 10 1 57 17 - 42 5 - 0 - .261 .292 .391
1930 34 Reds 113 443 62 128 30 8 10 0 62 26 - 63 14 - 1 - .289 .330 .460
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
11 Years 1,407 5,475 826 1,693 368 95 156 3 1,067 375 - 619 157 - 21 - .309 .356 .497
Bob Meusel

Bob Meusel Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1920 Yankees 1B 2 1 27 12 6.0 12 12 0 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 12.00
1920 Yankees 3B 45 43 1,116 122 2.7 109 34 75 13 3 n/a n/a n/a .893 2.64
1920 Yankees LF 26 25 549 53 2.0 51 46 5 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .962 2.51
1920 Yankees RF 43 41 990 81 1.9 76 71 5 5 1 n/a n/a n/a .938 2.07
1921 Yankees LF 12 10 276 27 2.3 25 24 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .926 2.45
1921 Yankees RF 137 137 3,516 274 2.0 256 229 27 18 9 n/a n/a n/a .934 1.97
1922 Yankees CF 1 0 - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1922 Yankees LF 43 43 1,170 90 2.1 86 79 7 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .956 1.98
1922 Yankees RF 78 78 1,962 2,142 27.5 2,134 2,122 12 8 0 n/a n/a n/a .996 29.37
1923 Yankees CF 1 0 - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1923 Yankees LF 75 75 1,920 2,149 28.7 2,142 2,133 9 7 0 n/a n/a n/a .997 30.12
1923 Yankees RF 45 37 942 285 6.3 281 273 8 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .986 8.05
1924 Yankees 3B 2 0 - 2 1.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1924 Yankees CF 2 2 51 4 2.0 3 3 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .750 1.59
1924 Yankees LF 89 87 2,250 168 1.9 160 153 7 8 1 n/a n/a n/a .952 1.92
1924 Yankees RF 54 54 1,281 204 3.8 199 188 11 5 3 n/a n/a n/a .975 4.19
1925 Yankees 3B 27 25 666 66 2.4 64 22 42 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .970 2.59
1925 Yankees LF 88 88 2,283 1,181 13.4 1,179 1,171 8 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .998 13.94
1925 Yankees RF 44 43 1,053 285 6.5 283 278 5 2 5 n/a n/a n/a .993 7.26
1926 Yankees CF 1 1 24 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1926 Yankees LF 68 67 1,791 1,163 17.1 1,156 1,154 2 7 1 n/a n/a n/a .994 17.43
1926 Yankees RF 38 38 966 162 4.3 160 158 2 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .988 4.47
1927 Yankees LF 83 82 2,160 1,184 14.3 1,175 1,164 11 9 0 n/a n/a n/a .992 14.69
1927 Yankees RF 48 48 1,272 294 6.1 289 285 4 5 1 n/a n/a n/a .983 6.13
1928 Yankees LF 86 86 2,214 184 2.1 182 171 11 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .989 2.22
1928 Yankees RF 45 45 1,161 198 4.4 193 188 5 5 4 n/a n/a n/a .975 4.49
1929 Yankees LF 56 53 1,389 1,134 20.3 1,129 1,126 3 5 0 n/a n/a n/a .996 21.95
1929 Yankees RF 40 40 1,029 286 7.2 284 278 6 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .993 7.45
1930 Reds CF 39 39 942 205 5.3 202 199 3 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .985 5.79
1930 Reds LF 70 68 1,701 128 1.8 123 119 4 5 0 n/a n/a n/a .961 1.95
1930 Reds RF 3 2 42 7 2.3 6 5 1 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .857 3.86
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
LF Totals 696 684 17,703 7,461 10.7 7,408 7,340 68 53 7 n/a n/a n/a .993 11.30
RF Totals 575 563 14,214 4,218 7.3 4,161 4,075 86 57 26 n/a n/a n/a .986 7.90
3B Totals 74 68 1,782 190 2.6 175 58 117 15 5 n/a n/a n/a .921 2.65
CF Totals 44 42 1,017 209 4.8 205 202 3 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .981 5.44
1B Totals 2 1 27 12 6.0 12 12 0 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 12.00
11 Years 1,391 1,358 34,743 12,090 8.7 11,961 11,687 274 129 43 n/a n/a n/a .989 9.30
Bob Meusel

Bob Meusel Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1920 Yankees 4 4 .500 8 0 n/a 41.8 6.4 5.5 - - -
1921 Yankees 17 6 .739 2 0 n/a 24.9 6.8 4.4 - - -
1922 Yankees 13 8 .619 0 0 n/a 29.6 8.2 5.6 - - -
1923 Yankees 13 15 .464 11 0 n/a 51.1 8.8 5.1 - - -
1924 Yankees 26 14 .650 0 0 n/a 48.3 13.5 4.8 - - -
1925 Yankees 13 14 .481 0 0 n/a 18.9 11.3 4.5 - - -
1926 Yankees 16 17 .485 1 0 n/a 34.4 12.9 5.1 - - -
1927 Yankees 24 10 .706 4 0 n/a 64.5 8.9 5.0 - - -
1928 Yankees 6 9 .400 0 0 n/a 47.1 9.3 4.6 - - -
1929 Yankees 1 5 .167 4 0 n/a 39.1 9.3 6.9 - - -
1930 Reds 9 - - 1 1 n/a 44.3 7.0 7.1 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
11 Years 142 102 .582 31 1 n/a 35.1 8.8 5.1 - - -
Bob Meusel

Bob Meusel Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1920 New York Yankees n/a $3,200.00 n/a -
1921 New York Yankees n/a $4,000.00 n/a Stats
1922 New York Yankees n/a $8,000.00 n/a Stats
1923 New York Yankees n/a $9,000.00 n/a Stats
1924 New York Yankees n/a $10,500.00 n/a -
1925 New York Yankees n/a $11,500.00 n/a -
1926 New York Yankees n/a $12,000.00 n/a Stats
1927 New York Yankees n/a $13,000.00 n/a Stats
1928 New York Yankees n/a $13,000.00 n/a Stats
1929 New York Yankees 5 $13,000.00 n/a -
1930 Cincinnati Reds n/a $4,000.00 n/a -


Did you know that Bob Meusel hit thirty-three home runs in 1925 , he became the first New York Yankees right-handed hitter to lead the American League in home runs? The two Bronx Bombers who came before Long Bob were Wally Pipp ( 1916 & 1917 ) and Babe Ruth ( 1920 , 1921 , 1923 & 1924 ) were both league leading lefties. [ Home Run Champions ]

There have been more than 350 sets of brothers [ Brothers in Baseball (A - J) / Brothers in Baseball (J - Z) ] who played Major League Baseball. Only six-pairs have each had more than 100 combined home runs, they appear below (note set #5 is active and their totals are still changing):

Big League Brothers With 100+ Combined Home Runs

Rank Quantity

Brother Duo

#1 486 Joe DiMaggio & Vince DiMaggio
#2 444 Ken Boyer & Clete Boyer
#3 378 Bret Boone & Aaron Boone
#4 322 Roberto Alomar & Sandy Alomar, Jr.
#5 315 Melvin Upton & Justin Upton
#6 262 Bob Meusel & Irish Meusel

Bob Meusel Hits for the Cycle
Bob Meusel Cycle | The Washington Herald | May 8, 1921 | Page 8
Bob Meusel hit for the cycle on May 7, 1921 . Bob Meusel hit for the cycle a second time on July 3, 1922 ! Bob Meusel hit for the cycle a third time on July 26, 1928 -- the only New York Yankees with three cycles and the first American League player with three career cycles , since duplicated in the A.L. by Adrian Beltre . [ Hitting For The Cycle Records ]

Last-Modified: July 19, 2019 12:12 PM EST

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