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19 BOBBY KNOOP (Franchise player #0057 - 1971-06)

Position: 2B-3B

Robert Frank Knoop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: October 18, 1938 in Sioux City, IA
Acquired: March 24, 1971: Traded by the Chicago White Sox to the Royals for a player to be named later (Luis Alcaraz) and cash

Released: October 5, 1972

MLB Debut: April 13, 1964
Final MLB Game: September 20, 1972
Royals Debut: April 11, 1971
Final Royals Game:
September 20, 1972
 
Statistics with the Royals (led team in bold)
Year G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA
1971 72 161 14 33 8 1 1 11 1 0 15 36 .205
1972 44 97 8 23 5 0 0 7 0 0 9 16 .237
w/Royals 116 258 22 56 13 1 1 18 1 0 24 52 .217
Career 1153 3622 337 856 129 29 56 331 16 17 305 833 .236

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's Bobby Knoop page

 
Notes
AL All-Star in 1966 while with the California Angels
Won 3 Gold Gloves with the Angels (1966-68)
Led AL in triples in 1966
 
 
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