Robin Yount Stats

Robin Yount was born on Friday, September 16, 1955, in Danville, Illinois. Yount was 18 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 5, 1974, with the Milwaukee Brewers. 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 Robin Yount baseball stats page.

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"Robin Yount has an adventure-serial name and choir-boy looks and may well be the finest motorcycle-racing, golf-playing baseball player ever to emerge from the playgrounds of Woodland Hills, California. He comes across as the classic hero of Ralph Henry Barbour fiction: the lean, humble, gracefully athletic Superkid who leaped from prep school to the major leagues in a single bound." - Sportswriter Jeff Prugh of the Los Angeles Times in Baseball Digest (November 1974)

Robin Yount

Robin Yount Autograph on a 1988 Donruss Diamond King (#5)

Robin Yount Autograph on a 1988 Donruss Diamond King (#5)

Birth Name:
Robin R. Yount
Nickname:
Kid or Super Kid or The Kid
Born On:
09-16-1955  (Virgo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Danville, Illinois
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Taft High School (Woodland Hills, CA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
170
First Game:
04-05-1974 (Age 18)
Last Game:
10-03-1993
Draft:
1973 : 1st Round (3rd) / Signing Bonus = $75,000

Robin Yount

Robin Yount Pitching Stats

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Robin Yount

Robin Yount Hitting Stats

1974 19 Brewers 107 344 48 86 14 5 3 0 26 12 0 46 5 2 1 4 .250 .276 .346
1975 20 Brewers 147 558 67 149 28 2 8 0 52 33 3 69 10 5 1 8 .267 .307 .367
1976 21 Brewers 161 638 59 161 19 3 2 0 54 38 3 69 8 6 0 13 .252 .292 .301
1977 22 Brewers 154 605 66 174 34 4 4 0 49 41 1 80 11 4 2 11 .288 .333 .377
1978 23 Brewers 127 502 66 147 23 9 9 0 71 24 1 43 13 5 1 5 .293 .323 .428
1979 24 Brewers 149 577 72 154 26 5 8 0 51 35 3 52 10 3 1 15 .267 .308 .371
1980 25 Brewers 143 611 121 179 49 10 23 2 87 26 1 67 6 3 1 8 .293 .321 .519
1981 26 Brewers 96 377 50 103 15 5 10 0 49 22 1 37 4 6 2 4 .273 .312 .419
1982 27 Brewers 156 635 129 210 46 12 29 0 114 54 2 63 4 10 1 19 .331 .379 .578
1983 28 Brewers 149 578 102 178 42 10 17 0 80 72 6 58 1 8 3 11 .308 .383 .503
1984 29 Brewers 160 624 105 186 27 7 16 1 80 67 7 67 1 9 1 22 .298 .362 .441
1985 30 Brewers 122 466 76 129 26 3 15 0 68 49 3 56 1 9 2 8 .277 .342 .442
1986 31 Brewers 140 522 82 163 31 7 9 0 46 62 7 73 5 2 4 9 .312 .388 .450
1987 32 Brewers 158 635 99 198 25 9 21 0 103 76 10 94 6 5 1 9 .312 .384 .479
1988 33 Brewers 162 621 92 190 38 11 13 0 91 63 10 63 2 7 3 21 .306 .369 .465
1989 34 Brewers 160 614 101 195 38 9 21 0 103 63 9 71 3 4 6 9 .318 .384 .511
1990 35 Brewers 158 587 98 145 17 5 17 0 77 78 6 89 4 8 6 7 .247 .337 .380
1991 36 Brewers 130 503 66 131 20 4 10 0 77 54 8 79 1 9 4 13 .260 .332 .376
1992 37 Brewers 150 557 71 147 40 3 8 0 77 53 9 81 4 12 3 9 .264 .325 .390
1993 38 Brewers 127 454 62 117 25 3 8 0 51 44 5 93 5 6 5 12 .258 .326 .379
20 Years 2,856 11,008 1,632 3,142 583 126 251 3 1,406 966 95 1,350 104 123 48 217 .285 .342 .430

Robin Yount

Robin Yount Fielding Stats

1974 Brewers SS 107 102 2,610 494 4.6 475 148 327 19 55 n/a n/a n/a .962 4.91
1975 Brewers SS 145 143 3,720 719 5.0 675 273 402 44 80 n/a n/a n/a .939 4.90
1976 Brewers SS 161 161 480 831 5.2 800 290 510 31 104 n/a n/a n/a .963 45.00
1977 Brewers SS 153 151 3,960 731 4.8 705 256 449 26 94 n/a n/a n/a .964 4.81
1978 Brewers SS 125 125 3,339 729 5.8 699 246 453 30 78 n/a n/a n/a .959 5.65
1979 Brewers SS 149 149 3,957 809 5.4 784 267 517 25 97 n/a n/a n/a .969 5.35
1980 Brewers SS 133 132 3,543 722 5.4 694 239 455 28 89 n/a n/a n/a .961 5.29
1981 Brewers SS 93 92 2,448 539 5.8 531 161 370 8 83 n/a n/a n/a .985 5.86
1982 Brewers SS 154 154 4,059 766 5.0 742 253 489 24 95 n/a n/a n/a .969 4.94
1983 Brewers SS 139 139 3,702 695 5.0 676 256 420 19 86 n/a n/a n/a .973 4.93
1984 Brewers SS 120 120 3,195 619 5.2 601 199 402 18 80 n/a n/a n/a .971 5.08
1985 Brewers 1B 2 1 30 10 5.0 10 9 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1985 Brewers CF 40 39 1,038 118 3.0 116 115 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .983 3.02
1985 Brewers LF 69 69 1,761 152 2.2 146 143 3 6 2 n/a n/a n/a .961 2.24
1986 Brewers 1B 3 2 42 14 4.7 13 13 0 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .929 8.36
1986 Brewers CF 131 127 3,390 365 2.8 364 353 11 1 4 n/a n/a n/a .997 2.90
1987 Brewers CF 150 149 9,390 386 2.6 381 377 4 5 2 n/a n/a n/a .987 1.10
1988 Brewers CF 158 158 429 456 2.9 454 443 11 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .996 28.57
1989 Brewers CF 144 144 3,693 381 2.6 375 367 8 6 2 n/a n/a n/a .984 2.74
1990 Brewers CF 157 157 423 425 2.7 421 418 3 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .991 26.87
1991 Brewers CF 117 116 3,063 318 2.7 316 315 1 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .994 2.79
1992 Brewers CF 139 138 3,588 380 2.7 378 371 7 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .995 2.84
1993 Brewers 1B 7 4 120 44 6.3 44 43 1 0 7 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.90
1993 Brewers CF 114 111 2,850 304 2.7 303 297 6 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .997 2.87
SS Totals 1,479 1,468 35,013 7,654 5.2 7,382 2,588 4,794 272 941 n/a n/a n/a .964 5.69
CF Totals 1,150 1,139 27,864 3,133 2.7 3,108 3,056 52 25 13 n/a n/a n/a .992 3.01
LF Totals 69 69 1,761 152 2.2 146 143 3 6 2 n/a n/a n/a .961 2.24
1B Totals 12 7 192 68 5.7 67 65 2 1 8 n/a n/a n/a .985 9.42
20 Years 2,710 2,683 64,830 11,007 4.1 10,703 5,852 4,851 304 964 n/a n/a n/a .972 4.46

Robin Yount

Robin Yount Miscellaneous Stats

1974 Brewers 7 7 .500 0 2 0 114.7 7.5 13.2 - - -
1975 Brewers 12 4 .750 2 1 0 69.8 8.1 10.7 - - -
1976 Brewers 16 11 .593 0 0 0 319.0 9.2 11.8 - - -
1977 Brewers 16 7 .696 3 0 0 151.3 7.6 12.3 - - -
1978 Brewers 16 5 .762 2 0 0 55.8 11.7 7.1 - - -
1979 Brewers 11 8 .579 0 0 0 72.1 11.1 11.3 - - -
1980 Brewers 20 5 .800 2 0 9 26.6 9.1 7.0 - - -
1981 Brewers 4 1 .800 1 0 3 37.7 10.2 7.7 - - -
1982 Brewers 14 3 .824 2 0 1 21.9 10.1 5.6 - - -
1983 Brewers 12 5 .706 2 0 8 34.0 10.0 7.2 - - -
1984 Brewers 14 4 .778 0 1 39 39.0 9.3 7.8 - - -
1985 Brewers 10 4 .714 0 0 12 31.1 8.3 6.9 - - -
1986 Brewers 14 5 .737 1 4 6 58.0 7.2 11.3 - - -
1987 Brewers 19 9 .679 1 0 8 30.2 6.8 6.2 - - -
1988 Brewers 22 4 .846 0 0 4 47.8 9.9 6.8 - - -
1989 Brewers 19 3 .864 0 0 17 29.2 8.6 6.0 - - -
1990 Brewers 15 8 .652 0 0 1 34.5 6.6 7.6 - - -
1991 Brewers 6 4 .600 1 0 13 50.3 6.4 6.5 - - -
1992 Brewers 15 6 .714 1 0 11 69.6 6.9 7.2 - - -
1993 Brewers 9 2 .818 5 0 6 56.8 4.9 8.9 - - -
20 Years 271 105 .721 23 8 138 43.9 8.2 7.8 - - -

Robin Yount

Robin Yount Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1974 Milwaukee Brewers 19 $15,000.00 - -
1975 Milwaukee Brewers 19 $16,400.00 - -
1976 Milwaukee Brewers 19 $65,000.00 - -
1977 Milwaukee Brewers 19 $80,000.00 - -
1978 Milwaukee Brewers 19 $460,000.00 - -
1979 Milwaukee Brewers 19 $470,000.00 - -
1980 Milwaukee Brewers 19 $480,000.00 Stats -
1981 Milwaukee Brewers 19 $546,500.00 - -
1982 Milwaukee Brewers 19 $546,500.00 Stats Stats
1983 Milwaukee Brewers 19 $546,500.00 Stats -
1984 Milwaukee Brewers 19 $1,000,000.00 - -
1985 Milwaukee Brewers 19 $1,000,000.00 - -
1986 Milwaukee Brewers 19 $950,000.00 - -
1987 Milwaukee Brewers 19 $1,150,000.00 - -
1988 Milwaukee Brewers 19 $1,150,000.00 - -
1989 Milwaukee Brewers 19 $1,150,000.00 - -
1990 Milwaukee Brewers 19 $3,200,000.00 - -
1991 Milwaukee Brewers 19 $3,200,000.00 - -
1992 Milwaukee Brewers 19 $3,200,000.00 - -
1993 Milwaukee Brewers 19 $2,700,000.00 - -
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baseball almanac fast facts

Did you know that Robin Yount was the last player in Major League history to hit a home run at the age of eighteen? In 1974, "The Kid" went deep on April 13 (versus Ross Grimsley ), on June 22 (versus Ross Grimsley ), and July 5 (versus Dave Goltz ), all three before his nineteenth birthday. More than a dozen teenagers since Yount have hit a home run, but all of them were already nineteen ( Clint Hurdle , Ricky Seilheimer , Jose Oquendo , Gary Sheffield , Juan Gonzalez , Ken Griffey, Jr. , Ivan Rodriguez , Alex Rodriguez , Edgar Renteria , Andruw Jones , Adrian Beltre , Melvin Upton , Justin Upton , Mike Trout , Jurickson Profar , Manny Machado , and Bryce Harper ).

Robin Yount, Hit for the Cycle
Robin Yount Cycle ( Box Score ) | The Kokomo Tribune | June 13, 1988 | Page 15
Robin Yount won two Most Valuable Player Awards , his first in 1982, as a shortstop, and his second in 1989, as an outfielder. Yount was the second American League player to win two MVP Awards , each at a different position, joining Hank Greenberg who won his first in 1935, as a first baseman, and his second in 1940, as an outfielder. Let's take a look at some additional numbers of interest as they relate to one of the best (and most versatile) players in baseball history:

0 - Robin Yount had 11,008 at bats in a Brewers uniform, 3,142 hits in a Brewers uniform, scored 1,632 runs in a Brewers uniform, hit 583 doubles in a Brewers uniform, ran out 126 triples in a Brewers uniform, and not one other player (zero) from Milwaukee has ever beaten these career totals. [ MLB.com Sortable Brewers' Stats ]

1 - Robin Yount was top five statistically at shortstop in the American League in games played (5 years), putouts (9 years), assists (9 years), double plays (8 years) and fielding percentage (3 years), but won exactly one Glove Glove Award , 1982 (a year where he finished 3rd in games played, 3rd in putouts, 1st in assists, 3rd in double plays, 3rd in double plays and 4th in fielding percentage), the first Brewer shortstop to receive the honor.

3 - Robin Yount was sent by the fans to play in three All-Star Games - the 1980 All-Star Game , the 1982 All-Star Game and the 1983 All-Star Game , the latter two as the starting shortstop. The next Brewer to be selected by the fans as a starter in back-to-back Midsummer Classics was Ryan Braun , who was picked to start four straight years, from 2008 through 2011.

4 - Robin Yount went 4-for-6 in Game 1 of the 1982 World Series and 4-for-4 in Game 5 of the same Fall Classic . Not one player before, or since, has ever had more than one four-hit game in World Series history .

17 - Robin Yount was the 17th player (and the third youngest, behind Ty Cobb and Hank Aaron ) to join the 3,000 Hits Club when he hit a single off Jose Mesa at County Stadium on September 9, 1992 .

19 - Robin Yount was the 5th Milwaukee Brewers player to wear #19 , following Steve Whitaker (1969), Bob Burda (1970), Tom Matchick (1971), and Rick Auerbach (1971 through 1973). Yount wore the same number across his entire career and after he hung up his cleats, the Brewers retired it, making him the last player in team history to ever put on #19 .

79 - Robin Yount was ranked 79th by SABR when they released their list of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players in the history of baseball.

210 - Robin Yount had 210 hits in 1982, the most in the American League and the most in a single season by a right-handed hitter from the Milwaukee Brewers . Yount held the record until Paul Molitor finished the 1991 season with 216 hits, the current team record for righties. Cecil Cooper , 219 hits in 1980, holds the all-time team record for hits in a season (and hits in a season by a lefty).

242 - Robin Yount appeared on the field in his 242nd career game on September 14, 1975 , breaking the Major League record for most games played by a teenager set forty-seven years earlier by Mel Ott .

2855 - Robin Yount appeared in 2,855 more regular season games than his brother, Larry Yount , who appeared in exactly one game (a cup of coffee ) with the 1971 Houston Astros on September 15, 1971 .

Robin Yount Hall of Fame Plaque
Robin Yount | National Baseball Hall of Fame Plaque | Class of 1999 ( HOF )
Robin Yount was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999, his first year of eligibility, one of only ten during the decade (1990s) to reach Cooperstown on the first ballot, joining Joe Morgan (1990), Jim Palmer (1990), Rod Carew (1991), Tom Seaver (1992), Reggie Jackson (1993), Steve Carlton (1994), Mike Schmidt (1995), George Brett (1999) and Nolan Ryan (1999).

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