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Encyclopedia > Bobby Adams
Topps baseball card - 1952 Series, #249
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Topps baseball card - 1952 Series, #249

Robert Henry (Bobby) Adams (December 14, 1921 - February 13, 1997) was a third baseman/second baseman in Major League Baseball. From 1946 through 1959, he played for the Cincinnati Reds & Redlegs (1946-1955[start]), Chicago White Sox (1955[end]), Baltimore Orioles (1956) and Chicago Cubs (1957-1959). Adams batted and threw right handed. He was born in Tuolumne County, California. Some Topps Baseball cards The Topps Company, Inc. ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII in Roman) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The position of the third baseman Third base and 3B redirect here. ... The position of the second baseman Second base redirects here. ... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890-present) Central Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) American Association (1882-1889) Major league titles World Series titles (5) 1990 â€¢ 1976 â€¢ 1975 â€¢ 1940 1919 NL Pennants (9) 1990 â€¢ 1976 â€¢ 1975 â€¢ 1972 1970 â€¢ 1961 â€¢ 1940 â€¢ 1939 1919 AA Pennants (1) 1882 Central Division titles... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 2005 â€¢ 1917 â€¢ 1906 AL Pennants (6) 2005 â€¢ 1959 â€¢ 1919 â€¢ 1917 1906 â€¢ 1901 Central Division titles (2) [1] 2005 â€¢ 2000 West Division titles (2) 1993 â€¢ 1983 Wild card berths... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 1983 â€¢ 1970 â€¢ 1966 AL Pennants (7) 1983 â€¢ 1979 â€¢ 1971 â€¢ 1970 1969 â€¢ 1966 â€¢ 1944 East Division titles (8) 1997 â€¢ 1983 â€¢ 1979 â€¢ 1974 1973 â€¢ 1971 â€¢ 1970 â€¢ 1969 Wild card berths (1) 1996 Major league... Major league affiliations National League (1876-present) Central Division (1994-present) East Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1908 â€¢ 1907 NL Pennants (16) 1945 â€¢ 1938 â€¢ 1935 â€¢ 1932 1929 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1910 â€¢ 1908 1907 â€¢ 1906 â€¢ 1886 â€¢ 1885 1882 â€¢ 1881 â€¢ 1880 â€¢ 1876 Central Division titles (1) 2003 East Division... Tuolumne County is a county located in the U.S. state of Californias Sierra Nevada. ...


In a 14-season career, Adams posted a .269 batting average with 37 home runs and 303 RBI in 1281 games played. Batting average is a statistic in both baseball and cricket measuring the performance of baseball hitters and cricket batsmen, respectively. ... In baseball, a home run is a base hit in which the batter is able to circle all the bases, ending at home plate and scoring a run himself (along with a run scored by each runner who was already on base), with no errors by the defensive team on... In baseball statistics, a run batted in (RBI) is given to a batter for each run scored as the result of a batters plate appearance. ... In baseball statistics, games played (denoted by G) indicates the total number of games in which a player has participated (in any capacity). ...


Adams started his major league career in 1946 with Cincinnati as their regular second baseman. Despite his infield background, the next five years he served mostly as a backup for Grady Hatton (3B) and Connie Ryan (2B). Finally, Adams became the regular third baseman for Cincinnati in 1951. His most productive season came in 1952, when he led the National League in singles (152), at-bats (637) and games (154), while batting .283 with career-numbers in hits (180) and doubles (25). He also was considered in Hall of Fame voting. Grady Edgebert Hatton (born October 7, 1922) was an American baseball player, coach, manager and executive. ... Cornelius Joseph Ryan (February 27, 1920 - January 3, 1996) was an American second baseman, coach and manager in Major League Baseball. ... The following are the events of the year 1952 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... This article refers to the American baseball league. ... In baseball, a single is the act of a batter safely reaching first base by striking the ball and getting to first before being made out, without the benefit of a fielders misplay (see error) or another runner being put out on a fielders choice. ... In baseball statistics, an at bat (AB) is used to calculate other data such as batting average. ... In baseball statistics, a hit (denoted by H), sometimes called a base hit, is credited to a batter when the batter safely reaches first base after hitting the ball into fair territory, without the benefit of an error or a fielders choice. ... In baseball, a double is the act of a batter safely reaching second base by striking the ball and getting to second before being made out, without the benefit of a fielders misplay (see error) or another runner being put out on a fielders choice. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 62 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, United States, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests that serves as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display...


In the 1955 midseason, Adams was purchased by the Chicago White Sox. Traded to the Baltimore Orioles before 1956, he also played and coached for the Chicago Cubs from 1957-59, helping young infielders improve their play. In sports, a coach is an individual involved in the direction and instruction of the on-field operations of an athletic team or of individual athletes. ...


Following his playing career, Adams continued as a coach with the Cubs. In 1966, the organization named him manager for Triple-A Tacoma Cubs of the Pacific Coast League. But Adams’ six-year tenure in Tacoma ended in 1971 when Chicago pulled out of Tacoma, moving its team to Midland, Texas. After that, he retired from baseball. In baseball, the head coach of a team is called the manager; this individual controls matters of team strategy on the field and team leadership. ... The Tacoma Rainiers are a minor league baseball team which plays in the Pacific Coast League, and are the AAA affiliate of the Seattle Mariners. ... The Pacific Coast League (PCL) is a minor league baseball league operating in the West and Midwest of the United States. ... Sand storm that passed over Midland, Texas, February 20, 1894 at 6:00 p. ...


Bobby Adams died in Gig Harbor, Washington, at age 75. Gig Harbor is a city located in Pierce County, Washington. ...


Facts

  • Adams broke a no-hitter when he hit a lead-off home run against Phillies pitcher Robin Roberts. After that, Roberts retired the next 27 batters en route to a one-hit, 8–1 victory over the Redlegs (May 13, 1954).
  • His brother Dick played briefly with the Phillies in 1947, and his son Mike played with the Twins, Cubs and Athletics between 1972 and 1978.

In baseball and softball, a no-hit game (more commonly known as a no-hitter) refers to a contest in which one of the teams has prevented the other from getting an official hit during the entire length of the game, which must be at least 9 innings by the... Major league affiliations National League (1883-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (1) 1980 NL Pennants (5) 1993 â€¢ 1983 â€¢ 1980 â€¢ 1950 1915 East Division titles (6) [1] 1993 â€¢ 1983 â€¢ 1980 â€¢ 1978 1977 â€¢ 1976 Wild card berths (0) None [1] - In 1981, a players strike in... A baseball pitcher delivers the ball to home plate In baseball, the pitcher is the player who throws the baseball from the pitchers mound toward the catcher to begin each play, with the goal of retiring a batter who attempts to either make contact with it or draw a... Robin Evan Roberts (born September 30, 1926 in Springfield, Illinois, USA) is a former Major League Baseball starting pitcher who played with the Philadelphia Phillies (1948-61), Baltimore Orioles (1962-65), Houston Astros (1965-66) and Chicago Cubs (1966). ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1954 throughout the world. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 1991 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1924 AL Pennants (6) 1991 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1933 1925 â€¢ 1924 Central Division titles (3) 2004 â€¢ 2003 â€¢ 2002 West Division titles (4) 1991 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1970 â€¢ 1969 Wild... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) West Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (9) 1989 â€¢ 1974 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1972 1930 â€¢ 1929 â€¢ 1913 â€¢ 1911 1910 AL Pennants (15) 1990 â€¢ 1989 â€¢ 1988 â€¢ 1974 1973 â€¢ 1972 â€¢ 1931 â€¢ 1930 1929 â€¢ 1914 â€¢ 1913 â€¢ 1911 1910 â€¢ 1905 â€¢ 1902 West Division titles (13) [1...

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