Robert
Rothwell
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 215
 
Born: June 14, 1927 in Kendall
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Cy Young Award 1945    1950    1951    1952    1953    1954    1955   
All-Star Selections 1945    1946    1947    1948    1949    1950    1951    1952    1953    1954    1955    1963   
Ratings - Pitching     Help
  ERA AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1946 19 KEN SP    
1947 20 KEN SP    
1948 21 KEN SP    
1949 22 KEN SP    
1950 23 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1951 24 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1952 25 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1953 26 KEN SP $ 2,687,143  
1954 27 KEN SP $ 2,687,143  
1955 28 GRE HL $ 2,687,143  
1956 29 GRE HL $ 6,000,000  
1957 30 GRE HL $ 6,000,000  
1958 31 GRE HL $ 6,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 6,000,000  
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 32 BLA HL $ 6,500,000  
1960 33 BLA HL $ 6,500,000  
1961 34 BLA HL $ 6,500,000  
1962 35 BLA HL $ 6,500,000  
1963 36 KEN SP $ 6,500,000  
1964 37 KEN SP $ 4,100,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 4,100,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 6,500,000  
Ratings - Batting     Help
  AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1946 19 KEN SP    
1947 20 KEN SP    
1948 21 KEN SP    
1949 22 KEN SP    
1950 23 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1951 24 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1952 25 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1953 26 KEN SP $ 2,687,143  
1954 27 KEN SP $ 2,687,143  
1955 28 GRE HL $ 2,687,143  
1956 29 GRE HL $ 6,000,000  
1957 30 GRE HL $ 6,000,000  
1958 31 GRE HL $ 6,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 6,000,000  
                                             
  Contact Power Gap Eye Ks
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 32 BLA HL $ 6,500,000  
1960 33 BLA HL $ 6,500,000  
1961 34 BLA HL $ 6,500,000  
1962 35 BLA HL $ 6,500,000  
1963 36 KEN SP $ 6,500,000  
1964 37 KEN SP $ 4,100,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 4,100,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 6,500,000  
Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Cy Young Award or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS PWS
1946 19 A   9 10 .474 26 26 0 0 0 167.0 203 79 20 42 143 4.26 .300 .341 .482 .823  
1947 20 A   10 9 .526 23 23 0 0 0 146.7 189 82 7 27 184 5.03 .310 .340 .442 .781  
1948 21 A   12 8 .600 25 25 1 0 0 163.0 191 74 22 30 205 4.09 .289 .319 .473 .792  
1949 22 AA   7 4 .636 18 18 0 0 0 122.0 112 39 9 21 165 2.88 .237 .270 .373 .643  
    A   2 2 .500 7 7 1 0 0 50.7 46 20 4 4 54 3.55 .240 .255 .375 .630  
1950 23 KEN SP 0 6 .000 9 9 0 0 0 48.3 50 32 12 10 65 5.96 .269 .308 .591 .899 0.0
    AAA   9 3 .750 17 17 0 0 0 113.7 112 42 20 15 185 3.33 .253 .278 .477 .755  
    AA   2 2 .500 4 4 0 0 0 26.0 24 14 4 3 42 4.85 .238 .260 .446 .705  
1951 24 KEN SP 13 10 .565 29 29 0 0 0 159.0 139 56 22 25 183 3.17 .233 .266 .460 .725 9.6
1952 25 KEN SP 15 13 .536 35 35 0 0 0 215.3 186 91 34 23 238 3.80 .229 .256 .452 .708 8.5
1953 26 KEN SP 7 12 .368 28 28 1 1 0 145.0 165 89 20 27 155 5.52 .284 .318 .537 .855 0.0
1954 27 KEN SP 7 10 .412 33 33 0 0 0 172.3 154 67 14 32 216 3.50 .234 .276 .392 .668 7.8
1955 28 KEN SP 10 4 .714 17 16 0 0 0 98.7 79 31 3 10 117 2.83 .215 .242 .348 .590 9.5
  GRE HL 10 3 .769 19 17 0 0 0 96.7 76 24 3 18 107 2.23 .211 .253 .341 .594 10.9
  TOT   20 7 .741 36 33 0 0 0 195.3 155 55 6 28 224 2.53 .213 .248 .344 .592 20.4
1956 29 GRE HL 12 8 .600 36 36 1 0 0 228.0 200 74 6 18 266 2.92 .233 .252 .372 .624 17.6
1957 30 GRE HL 13 6 .684 37 37 0 0 0 217.3 214 74 7 18 259 3.06 .252 .273 .393 .666 17.2
1958 31 GRE HL 6 8 .429 30 26 0 0 0 155.0 185 78 7 7 196 4.53 .289 .300 .428 .728 4.7
1959 32 GRE HL 7 8 .467 17 17 1 0 0 96.7 93 43 6 31 87 4.00 .253 .313 .397 .709 4.9
  BLA HL 2 1 .667 5 5 0 0 0 27.7 23 14 1 8 27 4.55 .223 .277 .340 .617 1.6
  TOT   9 9 .500 22 22 1 0 0 124.3 116 57 7 39 114 4.13 .246 .305 .384 .689 6.5
    AAA   2 0 1.000 9 1 1 1 1 28.0 11 4 1 5 41 1.29 .116 .160 .179 .339  
1960 33 BLA HL 8 9 .471 33 33 0 0 0 191.3 177 56 10 31 170 2.63 .245 .277 .362 .640 14.8
1961 34 BLA HL 6 18 .250 33 33 0 0 0 190.3 186 73 13 27 162 3.45 .254 .283 .373 .656 16.0
1962 35 BLA HL 11 12 .478 38 38 1 0 0 210.3 229 100 19 43 149 4.28 .277 .315 .418 .733 12.5
1963 36 KEN SP 12 6 .667 35 35 0 0 0 205.3 183 73 11 51 170 3.20 .233 .282 .339 .621 15.1
1964 37 KEN SP 13 12 .520 33 33 1 1 0 199.3 211 95 22 43 166 4.29 .271 .309 .425 .734 7.9
15 Years Sim 152 146 .510 467 460 5 2 0 2656.6 2550 1070 210 422 2733 3.62 .249 .282 .407 .689 158.6
2 Years AAA 11 3 .786 26 18 1 1 1 141.7 123 46 21 20 226 2.92 .229 .257 .425 .681  
2 Years AA 9 6 .600 22 22 0 0 0 148.0 136 53 13 24 207 3.22 .237 .268 .386 .654  
4 Years A 33 29 .532 81 81 2 0 0 527.3 629 255 53 103 586 4.35 .294 .326 .458 .785  
8 Years Minors 53 38 .582 129 121 3 1 1 817.0 888 354 87 147 1019 3.90 .273 .305 .440 .745  
Season Average 10 9 .526 31 30 0 0 0 177.1 170 71 14 28 182 3.62 .249 .282 .407 .689  
Career Highs 20 18 .741 38 38 1 1 0 228.0 229 100 34 51 266 5.96 .289 .318 .591 .899  
Career Pitching Splits     Help
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Category W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
vs RH   1377 561 113 227 1519   .243 .272 .397 .669
vs LH   1173 509 97 195 1214   .258 .288 .418 .706
Home 79 76 .510 239 236 2 1 0 1406.0 1307 520 92 223 1463 3.33 .243 .273 .390 .663
Away 73 70 .510 228 224 3 1 0 1250.6 1243 550 118 199 1270 3.96 .256 .285 .425 .710
Mar/Apr 34 26 .567 75 75 2 0 0 430.6 434 205 35 77 412 4.28 .256 .289 .435 .724
May 23 24 .489 71 71 2 1 0 402.6 370 156 34 64 394 3.49 .240 .270 .385 .655
June 21 20 .512 76 76 0 0 0 436.6 420 166 36 73 461 3.42 .248 .279 .399 .678
July 21 24 .467 71 71 0 0 0 408.3 397 151 25 60 430 3.33 .254 .281 .403 .684
August 22 23 .489 77 77 0 0 0 444.6 442 192 35 62 469 3.89 .258 .284 .422 .706
Sep/Oct 31 29 .517 97 90 1 1 0 533.6 487 200 45 86 567 3.37 .241 .272 .396 .668
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Most Valuable Player or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
1950 23 KEN SP 9 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .059 .059 .059 .118 -1.0 0.0
1951 24 KEN SP 29 47 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 .085 .085 .128 .213 -1.4 0.0
1952 25 KEN SP 35 63 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 30 .032 .090 .063 .153 -2.7 0.0
1953 26 KEN SP 28 44 2 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 26 .068 .067 .136 .203 -0.8 0.0
1954 27 KEN SP 33 47 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 21 .064 .083 .106 .190 -2.0 0.0
1955 28 KEN SP 17 31 3 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 15 .097 .125 .129 .254 -0.9 0.0
  GRE HL 19 27 2 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 .111 .111 .185 .296 -0.3 0.0
  TOT   36 58 5 6 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 26 .103 .119 .155 .274 -1.1 0.0
1956 29 GRE HL 36 75 3 5 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 39 .067 .067 .133 .200 -2.5 0.0
1957 30 GRE HL 37 62 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 33 .048 .106 .081 .187 -2.0 0.0
1958 31 GRE HL 30 43 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 23 .047 .109 .047 .155 -2.0 0.0
1959 32 GRE HL 17 28 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 .036 .036 .036 .071 -1.9 0.0
  BLA HL 5 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .100 .100 .100 .200 -0.3 0.0
  TOT   22 38 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 .053 .053 .053 .105 -2.2 0.0
1960 33 BLA HL 33 61 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 38 .016 .091 .033 .124 -3.2 0.0
1961 34 BLA HL 33 51 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 28 .039 .058 .039 .097 -2.9 0.0
1962 35 BLA HL 38 69 5 6 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 30 .087 .113 .145 .258 -1.4 0.0
1963 36 KEN SP 35 63 6 8 6 0 0 3 0 1 5 29 .127 .191 .222 .413 1.7 0.0
1964 37 KEN SP 33 58 3 3 2 0 0 4 0 0 2 29 .052 .082 .086 .168 -2.0 0.0
15 Years Sim 467 796 37 51 23 0 3 16 0 1 28 395 .064 .096 .104 .200 -25.5 0.0
162 Game Average 276 12 17 7 0 1 5 0 0 9 137 .064 .096 .104 .200 -8.8  
Career Highs 38 75 6 8 6 0 1 4 0 1 5 39 .127 .191 .222 .413 1.7  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   553 26 34 15 0 2 11 0 1 20 280 .061 .094 .099 .193 -21.2
vs LH   243 11 17 8 0 1 5 0 0 8 115 .070 .100 .115 .215 -7.8
Home 239 374 21 29 15 0 1 8 0 1 13 182 .078 .109 .126 .234 -10.3
Away 228 422 16 22 8 0 2 8 0 0 15 213 .052 .084 .085 .170 -18.7
RISP   182 0 7 3 0 0 13 0 0 9 89 .038 .083 .055 .138 -9.6
Close/Late   4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.4
Mar/Apr 75 134 5 8 4 0 0 5 0 1 3 72 .060 .080 .090 .170 -6.5
May 70 119 7 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 62 .059 .089 .084 .173 -5.2
June 76 121 8 7 6 0 0 1 0 0 5 64 .058 .095 .107 .203 -4.4
July 71 127 8 9 4 0 1 3 0 0 5 58 .071 .106 .126 .232 -3.3
August 77 135 7 9 3 0 1 2 0 0 4 64 .067 .094 .111 .205 -4.6
Sep/Oct 97 160 2 11 3 0 1 5 0 0 7 75 .069 .107 .106 .213 -4.8
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1950 23 KEN SP P 9 9 48.3 1 13 0 2 1.000 2.61    
1951 24 KEN SP P 29 29 159.0 4 18 1 1 .957 1.25    
1952 25 KEN SP P 35 35 215.3 12 28 2 2 .952 1.67    
1953 26 KEN SP P 28 28 145.0 10 24 0 0 1.000 2.11    
1954 27 KEN SP P 33 33 172.3 12 18 2 0 .938 1.57    
1955 28 KEN SP P 17 16 98.7 8 12 1 0 .952 1.82    
  GRE HL P 19 17 96.7 8 12 1 0 .952 1.86    
  TOT   P 36 33 195.3 16 24 2 0 .952 1.84    
1956 29 GRE HL P 36 36 228.0 12 24 2 1 .947 1.42    
1957 30 GRE HL P 37 37 217.3 8 36 6 1 .880 1.82    
1958 31 GRE HL P 30 26 155.0 8 16 1 2 .960 1.39    
1959 32 GRE HL P 17 17 96.7 5 16 1 2 .955 1.96    
  BLA HL P 5 5 27.7 1 4 0 0 1.000 1.63    
  TOT   P 22 22 124.3 6 20 1 2 .963 1.88    
1960 33 BLA HL P 33 33 191.3 11 40 3 4 .944 2.40    
1961 34 BLA HL P 33 33 190.3 11 32 2 1 .956 2.03    
1962 35 BLA HL P 38 38 210.3 6 29 3 3 .921 1.50    
1963 36 KEN SP P 35 35 205.3 5 31 1 0 .973 1.58    
1964 37 KEN SP P 33 33 199.3 9 30 0 0 1.000 1.76    
Career Totals   467 460 2656.6 131 383 26 19 .952 1.74    
Career Highs   38 38 228.0 16 40 6 4 1.000 2.61    
Post-Season Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
1952 25 KEN SP 0 0 .000 1 1 0 0 0 7.7 1 1 0 2 12 1.17 .040 .111 .040 .151
1955 28 GRE HL 0 2 .000 4 4 0 0 0 20.7 20 8 1 7 23 3.48 .250 .310 .413 .723
Career Post-Season Pitching 0 2 .000 5 5 0 0 0 28.3 21 9 1 9 35 2.86 .200 .263 .324 .587
Post-Season Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
1952 25 KEN SP 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000
1955 28 GRE HL 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .143 .000 .143
Career Post-Season Batting 5 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .000 .100 .000 .100
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
ERA
1956-7-2.92
1957-10-3.06
1960-5-2.63
1963-9-3.20
Wins
1952-7-15
1964-7-13
CAR-19-152
Losses
1961-2-18
CAR-11-146
Winning Pct
1957-8-.684
1963-9-.667
Games Started
1952-2-35
1956-6-36
1957-7-37
1962-3-38
1963-5-35
CAR-7-460
Complete Games
1959-6-1
Shutouts
1953-8-1
1964-4-1
Innings Pitched
1956-10-228.0
CAR-13-2656.6
Hits Allowed
1962-9-229
CAR-11-2550
Homeruns Allowed
1952-4-34
1964-7-22
CAR-44-210
Strikeouts
1952-8-238
1954-9-216
1956-1-266
1957-2-259
1958-8-196
1963-8-170
CAR-7-2733
Walks per 9IP
1952-3-1.0
1956-4-0.7
1957-3-0.7
1960-8-1.5
1961-9-1.3
CAR-19-1.4
Hits per 9IP
1956-9-7.9
1963-9-8.0
Strikeouts per 9IP
1952-9-9.9
1954-2-11.3
1956-2-10.5
1957-3-10.7
1960-10-8.0
CAR-33-9.3
WHiP
1952-3-0.97
1954-10-1.08
1956-2-0.96
1957-6-1.07
1960-9-1.09
CAR-41-1.12
OAVG
1956-8-.233
1963-6-.233
OOBP
1952-3-.256
1954-9-.276
1956-2-.252
1957-6-.273
1960-9-.277
CAR-35-.282
OSLG
1963-9-.339
OOPS
1963-8-.621
         
 
   Black Ink Test: 4    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 90    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 37    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 40)
 
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History
Drafted in 27th round, 640th overall pick, by Hinsdale in 1945
Injured on 6/9/1945 with a Pulled Hamstring Muscle, out for 2-3 weeks
Released by Hinsdale on 8/4/1945
Earned first career win on 4/2/1951
Injured on 5/4/1951 with a Pulled Tricep Muscle, out for 4 weeks
Hit first career homerun on 7/25/1953, off Thomas Breen (STR)
Pitched PERFECT GAME against Redsand on 9/9/1953, striking out 9
Traded from Kendall to Greenwood on 7/1/1955 (Going to GRE: P R. Rothwell, C B. French. Going to KEN: SS B. Van Eyck, P R. Steen, C V. Daulton, C V. Yocom)
Was selected to the 1955 Allstar game
Won Cy Young Award in 1955, going 20-7, 2.53 ERA
Traded from Greenwood to Blackwood on 7/31/1959 (Going to GRE: 3B Hassan Kauric, P Rick Groom, SS Michael Herrin. Going to BLA: P Robert Rothwell, LF Edward Makela, 3B Gabriel Mackie)
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 8/1/1959, going 3-0, 0.84
Injured on 8/1/1959 with a Strained Back, out for 1-2 weeks
Traded from Blackwood to Kendall on 1/26/1963 (Going to KEN: P Nicholas Brehm, P Robert Rothwell, 3B Pete Wottring. Going to BLA: SS John Leon, C Nathaniel Matsumura, P Timothy Corsi, P Jesse Rother)
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 7/1/1963, going 3-0, 0.88
Was selected to the 1963 Allstar game
10/23/1963: Signed a contract extension with Kendall, $4,100,000 per year, for 3 years