Bob Turley Stats

Bob Turley was born on Friday, September 19, 1930, in Troy, Illinois. Turley was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 29, 1951, with the St. Louis Browns. 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 Turley baseball stats page.

"He (Bob Turley) was no herky-jerky tangle of arms and legs like Dizzy Dean or Cleveland's fireballing Bob Feller , with whose fastball his was sometimes compared. Like the great Walter Johnson Roy Campanella , the Brooklyn Dodgers’ catcher, exclaimed after Turley struck him out three times in succession in a 1956 game. 'When you see me take three swings at three fastballs and not even foul tip one, the fellow throwing 'em must have something. Maybe he was using a little gun to fire that ball up there.'" - Sportswriter Robert D. McFadden in The New York Times (03/30/2013, 'Bob Turley, Pitcher With a Blazing Fastball, Dies at 82', Source )
Bob Turley


"Bullet Bob" Turley Autograph on a 1954 Topps Archive (#85)

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Birth Name:
Robert Lee Turley
Nickname:
Bob or Bullet Bob
Born On:
09-19-1930  (Virgo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Troy, Illinois
Year of Death Data Died On:
03-30-2013 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Atlanta, Georgia
Cemetery:
Cremated
High School:
Central High School (East St. Louis, IL)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
215
First Game:
09-29-1951 (Age 21)
Last Game:
09-21-1963
Draft:
Not Applicable
Bob Turley

Bob Turley 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
1951 21 Browns 1 1 0 0 1 .000 7.36 0 0 0 7.1 34 11 6 6 0 3 - 5 0 0 0 -
1953 23 Browns 10 7 3 2 6 .250 3.28 3 1 0 60.1 259 39 22 24 4 44 - 61 2 2 0 -
1954 24 Orioles 35 35 0 14 15 .483 3.46 14 0 0 247.1 1,092 178 95 106 7 181 0 185 5 7 1 -
1955 25 Yankees 36 34 2 17 13 .567 3.06 13 6 1 246.2 1,075 168 84 92 16 177 4 210 7 7 0 -
1956 26 Yankees 27 21 3 8 4 .667 5.05 5 1 1 132.0 621 138 74 76 13 103 0 91 3 4 1 -
1957 27 Yankees 32 23 7 13 6 .684 2.71 9 4 3 176.1 723 120 53 59 17 85 1 152 2 9 0 -
1958 28 Yankees 33 31 1 21 7 .750 2.97 19 6 1 245.1 1,013 178 81 82 24 128 2 168 6 8 0 -
1959 29 Yankees 33 22 6 8 11 .421 4.32 7 3 0 154.1 678 141 74 80 15 83 3 111 2 3 0 -
1960 30 Yankees 34 24 6 9 3 .750 3.27 4 1 5 173.1 727 138 63 67 14 87 3 87 6 5 1 -
1961 31 Yankees 15 12 1 3 5 .375 5.75 1 0 0 72.0 334 74 46 47 11 51 0 48 2 4 0 -
1962 32 Yankees 24 8 7 3 3 .500 4.57 0 0 1 69.0 316 68 35 45 8 47 2 42 1 4 0 -
1963 33 Angels 19 12 0 2 7 .222 3.30 3 2 0 87.1 381 71 32 41 5 51 6 70 2 2 0 -
1963 33 Red Sox 11 7 2 1 4 .200 6.10 0 0 0 41.1 194 42 28 28 6 28 0 35 1 1 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
12 Years 310 237 38 101 85 .543 3.64 78 24 12 1,712.2 7,447 1,366 693 753 140 1,068 21 1,265 39 56 3 -
Bob Turley

Bob Turley Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1951 21 Browns 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1953 23 Browns 10 18 2 5 0 0 1 0 1 1 - 6 2 - 0 0 .278 .316 .444
1954 24 Orioles 35 81 8 11 2 0 0 0 5 2 - 23 6 0 0 0 .136 .157 .160
1955 25 Yankees 36 82 7 11 4 0 0 0 7 6 0 21 8 1 1 3 .134 .200 .183
1956 26 Yankees 27 46 5 8 2 0 0 0 3 3 0 16 3 0 0 0 .174 .224 .217
1957 27 Yankees 32 57 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 27 2 0 1 0 .088 .212 .088
1958 28 Yankees 33 88 8 12 0 0 2 0 6 4 0 35 6 0 0 2 .136 .174 .205
1959 29 Yankees 33 46 3 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 18 2 0 1 1 .087 .192 .087
1960 30 Yankees 34 55 4 4 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 18 2 0 0 0 .073 .105 .091
1961 31 Yankees 15 21 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 11 3 1 0 1 .095 .091 .095
1962 32 Yankees 24 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 3 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1963 33 Angels 19 25 2 4 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 7 0 0 0 1 .160 .160 .320
1963 33 Red Sox 11 14 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .214 .214 .214
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
12 Years 310 547 44 69 10 0 4 0 32 31 0 191 37 2 3 8 .126 .177 .166
Bob Turley

Bob Turley Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1951 Browns P 1 1 22 2 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.45
1953 Browns P 10 7 181 7 0.7 7 4 3 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.04
1954 Orioles P 35 35 742 43 1.2 42 7 35 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .977 1.53
1955 Yankees P 36 34 740 40 1.1 36 6 30 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .900 1.31
1956 Yankees P 27 21 396 22 0.8 21 3 18 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .955 1.43
1957 Yankees P 32 23 529 37 1.2 35 13 22 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .946 1.79
1958 Yankees P 33 31 736 43 1.3 43 17 26 0 4 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.58
1959 Yankees P 33 22 463 30 0.9 29 11 18 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .967 1.69
1960 Yankees P 34 24 520 31 0.9 31 10 21 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.61
1961 Yankees P 15 12 216 12 0.8 12 4 8 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.50
1962 Yankees P 24 8 207 18 0.8 18 3 15 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.35
1963 Angels P 19 12 262 16 0.8 16 5 11 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.65
1963 Red Sox P 11 7 124 7 0.6 7 4 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.52
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 310 237 5,138 308 1.0 299 88 211 9 16 n/a n/a n/a .971 1.57
12 Years 310 237 5,138 308 1.0 299 88 211 9 16 n/a n/a n/a .971 1.57
Bob Turley

Bob Turley Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1951 Browns 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 1.67 6.14 3.68
1953 Browns 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 18.0 3.0 18.0 1.39 9.10 6.56
1954 Orioles 1 0 1.000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.5 16.2 1.02 6.73 6.59
1955 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.9 11.7 1.19 7.66 6.46
1956 Yankees 0 1 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.9 15.3 0.88 6.20 7.02
1957 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.1 0.0 1.79 7.76 4.34
1958 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 44.0 2.5 14.7 1.31 6.16 4.70
1959 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.6 46.0 1.34 6.47 4.84
1960 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.1 55.0 1.00 4.52 4.52
1961 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.9 7.0 0.94 6.00 6.38
1962 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.89 5.48 6.13
1963 Angels 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 25.0 3.6 8.3 1.37 7.21 5.26
1963 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 7.0 7.0 1.25 7.62 6.10
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
12 Years 1 1 .500 0 0 n/a 136.8 2.9 17.1 1.18 6.65 5.61
Bob Turley

Bob Turley Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1951 St. Louis Browns 26 Undetermined - -
1953 St. Louis Browns 24 Undetermined - -
1954 Baltimore Orioles 33 Undetermined Stats -
1955 New York Yankees 19 Undetermined Stats Stats
1956 New York Yankees 19 $15,000.00 - Stats
1957 New York Yankees 19 $17,000.00 - Stats
1958 New York Yankees 19 $23,000.00 Stats Stats
1959 New York Yankees 19 $32,000.00 - -
1960 New York Yankees 19 $23,000.00 - Stats
1961 New York Yankees 19 $28,000.00 - -
1962 New York Yankees 19 Undetermined - -
1963 Los Angeles Angels 39 Undetermined - -
1963 Boston Red Sox 29 Undetermined - -


On April 15, 1954 , thousands of Baltimoreans jammed city streets as the new Baltimore Orioles paraded from downtown to their new home at Memorial Stadium. During the 90-minute parade, the new "Birds" signed autographs, handed out pictures and threw styrofoam balls to crowds as the throng marched down East 33rd Street. 46,354 then watched the Orioles beat the Chicago White Sox , 3–1, to win their home opener and move into first place in the American League. The winning pitcher that day? Bob Turley.

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