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3* BOB HAMELIN (Franchise player #0356 - 1993-15)

Position: DH-1B

Bob Hamelin

Robert James Hamelin ("Hammer")
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 240 lb.

College: UCLA

Born: November 29, 1967 in Elizabeth, NJ

Acquired: June 1, 1988: Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 2nd round of the 1988 amateur draft. Player signed June 11, 1988.

Departed: March 26, 1997: Released by the Kansas City Royals (signed as a free agent with the Detroit Tigers on April 8, 1997)

MLB Debut: September 12, 1993
Final MLB Game: September 27, 1998
Royals Debut: September 12, 1993
Final Royals Game:
September 22, 1996
 
Awards
1994 American League Rookie of the Year
Royals Player of the Month: April 1994, July 1994
Royals Player of the Year: 1994
 
Statistics with the Royals
Year G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA
1993 16 49 2 11 3 0 2 5 0 0 6 15 .224
1994 101 312 64 88 25 1 24 65 4 3 56 62 .282
1995 72 208 20 35 7 1 7 25 0 1 26 56 .168
1996 89 239 31 61 14 1 9 40 5 2 54 58 .255
w/Royals 278 808 117 195 49 3 42 135 9 6 142 191 .241
Career 497 1272 179 313 70 3 67 209 11 8 206 293 .246

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's Bob Hamelin page

* wore #48 in 1993 & #3 from 1994-96
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