RF Bob Southam #16
Age: 37 | Bats: S | Throws: L | Morale: Normal
03/10/1953
RF BOB SOUTHAM #16 - AGE: 37 - BATS: S - THROWS: L - MORALE: NORMAL
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0.0
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 40 35 40 40
Gap 50 45 50 50
Power 35 30 35 35
Eye 60 55 65 60
Avoid K's 55 55 55 55
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 40 45
Errors: - 50 50
Arm: 25 30 55
Turn DP: - 20 -
Ability: 20 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: -
Catcher: - Left Field: 45
1st Base: - Center Field: -
2nd Base: - Right Field: 45
3rd Base: -
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 60
Stealing Ability: 75
Baserunning Inst.: 80
Sacrifice Bunt: 45
Bunt for Hit: 20
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
PERSONALITY
Southam often shows a lack of effort.
Low: Adaptability, Work Ethic
Birthday:09/02/1915
Born in:Meyersdale, PA
Nationality:American
Height:6' 1"
Weight:185 lbs
Local Popularity:Insignificant
National Pop.:Unknown
STATUS
Contract:RETIRED
Salary:-
Signed Through:-
Major Service:17 Years, 18 Days
Service This Yr:None
40-Man Service:None, None
Pro Service:18 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:-
CAREER BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1934 Boston - MLB 18 27 58 9 1 0 1 6 6 1 1 0 20 1 0 .155 .183 .224 .407 9 7 -0.5
1935 Boston - MLB 19 29 25 4 1 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 7 0 0 .160 .160 .200 .360 -3 -10 -0.3
1936 Boston - MLB 20 33 46 13 3 1 2 12 9 2 1 0 10 0 0 .283 .327 .522 .848 120 123 0.1
1937 Boston - MLB 21 77 77 22 6 4 4 10 18 8 0 0 21 7 2 .286 .353 .623 .976 156 160 0.8
1938 Boston - MLB 22 144 437 96 11 10 16 57 54 43 3 1 100 15 13 .220 .293 .400 .694 83 82 -0.7
1939 Boston - MLB 23 153 570 137 30 7 14 66 75 55 2 1 123 15 28 .240 .309 .391 .700 83 84 -0.1
1940 Detroit - MLB 24 85 188 50 10 1 6 23 30 22 2 0 36 9 1 .266 .349 .426 .775 111 114 1.4
1941 Detroit - MLB 25 56 112 19 6 1 0 7 4 12 1 0 22 3 1 .170 .256 .241 .497 41 44 -0.6
1941 Cleveland - MLB 25 72 302 78 17 9 8 38 46 28 1 4 53 6 6 .258 .319 .454 .773 116 119 2.4
1941 Total - MLB 25 128 414 97 23 10 8 45 50 40 2 4 75 9 7 .234 .302 .396 .698 95 98 1.8
1942 Cleveland - MLB 26 152 620 150 22 4 8 52 77 69 2 6 73 27 21 .242 .317 .329 .646 94 100 3.0
1943 Cleveland - MLB 27 41 76 18 5 2 0 5 5 4 4 0 12 2 3 .237 .310 .355 .665 96 92 0.1
1943 Buffalo - MLB 27 57 223 51 6 3 3 16 30 26 1 1 34 14 3 .229 .311 .323 .634 85 89 1.1
1943 Total - MLB 27 98 299 69 11 5 3 21 35 30 5 1 46 16 6 .231 .310 .331 .642 88 90 1.1
1944 Buffalo - MLB 28 130 522 118 20 9 6 44 78 41 6 1 76 17 18 .226 .289 .333 .623 84 90 2.4
1945 Buffalo - MLB 29 119 481 101 20 6 5 42 73 43 5 2 65 19 7 .210 .281 .308 .588 70 75 1.0
1946 Buffalo - MLB 30 35 57 13 3 1 0 8 8 5 2 0 12 3 2 .228 .312 .316 .628 85 93 0.3
1947 Buffalo - MLB 31 85 195 44 12 6 2 17 28 21 4 0 29 11 4 .226 .314 .379 .693 94 96 1.0
1948 Buffalo - MLB 32 121 341 85 23 7 4 42 47 33 1 4 43 15 9 .249 .314 .393 .707 90 91 0.5
1949 Buffalo - MLB 33 35 17 1 1 0 0 1 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 .059 .200 .118 .318 -14 -5 -0.2
1950 Buffalo - MLB 34 8 6 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .333 .429 .500 .929 136 141 -0.0
1951 Buffalo - MLB 35 14 20 7 2 0 1 8 2 3 3 0 4 0 2 .350 .500 .600 1.100 196 186 0.3
Total MLB 1473 4373 1018 200 71 80 456 603 420 39 20 744 164 121 .233 .304 .366 .670 88 91 12.0
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1934 Boston - MLB LF 5 1 4 0 0 4 0 1.000 14.1 2.51 -0.0 .996
1934 Boston - MLB CF 3 0 3 0 0 3 0 1.000 7.0 3.86 -0.0 1.017
1934 Boston - MLB RF 18 14 35 0 0 37 2 .946 123.0 2.56 +0.3 .980
1935 Boston - MLB 1B 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 1.000 3.0 6.00 0.0 .000
1935 Boston - MLB LF 6 1 3 1 0 4 0 1.000 15.1 2.35 -1.0 .747
1935 Boston - MLB CF 2 0 3 0 0 4 1 .750 3.0 9.00 +0.2 1.024
1935 Boston - MLB RF 11 0 12 0 0 12 0 1.000 24.1 4.44 +0.0 1.006
1936 Boston - MLB 1B 5 0 6 1 2 7 0 1.000 8.0 7.88 +0.1 1.052
1936 Boston - MLB LF 9 0 5 0 0 5 0 1.000 18.0 2.50 -0.5 .992
1936 Boston - MLB CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1936 Boston - MLB RF 15 7 30 0 0 33 3 .909 77.2 3.48 -0.5 .947
1937 Boston - MLB LF 8 0 4 0 0 5 1 .800 19.0 1.89 -0.7 .800
1937 Boston - MLB CF 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 3.1 2.70 +0.0 1.026
1937 Boston - MLB RF 52 7 52 2 0 56 2 .964 171.2 2.83 +0.2 1.016
1938 Boston - MLB 2B 22 22 67 46 10 125 12 .904 193.1 5.26 -5.2 .771
1938 Boston - MLB LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1938 Boston - MLB CF 94 92 374 17 6 398 7 .982 794.0 4.43 -6.9 .990
1938 Boston - MLB RF 12 0 7 1 0 8 0 1.000 23.2 3.04 +0.4 1.215
1939 Boston - MLB CF 138 136 551 14 5 578 13 .978 1181.0 4.31 -2.1 .997
1939 Boston - MLB RF 17 13 47 1 0 49 1 .980 124.2 3.47 +1.4 1.023
1940 Detroit - MLB P 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 0.2 13.50 +0.0 .971
1940 Detroit - MLB LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1940 Detroit - MLB CF 5 2 6 1 0 7 0 1.000 19.0 3.32 +0.5 1.026
1940 Detroit - MLB RF 35 33 97 3 0 104 4 .962 304.0 2.96 +2.2 1.016
1941 Detroit - MLB 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1941 Cleveland - MLB CF 3 2 11 0 0 11 0 1.000 18.2 5.30 +0.9 1.030
1941 Detroit - MLB CF 3 2 6 0 0 6 0 1.000 19.0 2.84 -0.4 1.030
1941 Detroit - MLB RF 19 18 41 1 0 42 0 1.000 156.1 2.42 -0.9 1.047
1941 Cleveland - MLB RF 68 67 214 5 1 225 6 .973 592.2 3.33 +8.1 1.066
1942 Cleveland - MLB CF 3 1 10 1 1 11 0 1.000 17.0 5.82 +0.2 1.021
1942 Cleveland - MLB RF 149 148 417 15 1 443 11 .975 1313.0 2.96 +11.8 1.056
1943 Cleveland - MLB CF 13 9 39 0 0 40 1 .975 103.1 3.40 -1.0 1.001
1943 Buffalo - MLB CF 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 4.0 2.25 +0.0 1.027
1943 Cleveland - MLB RF 3 3 8 1 0 9 0 1.000 25.0 3.24 +0.4 1.163
1943 Buffalo - MLB RF 55 55 148 2 0 155 5 .968 481.2 2.80 +3.8 1.047
1944 Buffalo - MLB CF 8 1 10 0 0 10 0 1.000 26.0 3.46 -0.8 1.026
1944 Buffalo - MLB RF 121 119 359 9 3 377 9 .976 1075.1 3.08 +17.8 1.062
1945 Buffalo - MLB CF 3 0 2 0 0 2 0 1.000 7.2 2.35 +0.0 1.018
1945 Buffalo - MLB RF 116 116 331 14 2 353 8 .977 1030.1 3.01 +8.1 1.065
1946 Buffalo - MLB CF 29 12 48 0 0 48 0 1.000 137.2 3.14 +1.3 1.023
1947 Buffalo - MLB CF 47 38 166 4 0 171 1 .994 368.0 4.16 +1.1 1.007
1947 Buffalo - MLB RF 10 5 20 0 0 21 1 .952 54.0 3.33 +0.2 1.074
1948 Buffalo - MLB LF 11 7 20 1 0 21 0 1.000 87.2 2.16 -2.6 .864
1948 Buffalo - MLB CF 61 59 230 14 4 248 4 .984 541.1 4.06 -0.3 1.014
1948 Buffalo - MLB RF 26 11 35 1 0 37 1 .973 116.0 2.79 +0.4 .989
1949 Buffalo - MLB LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1949 Buffalo - MLB CF 3 0 3 0 0 3 0 1.000 7.1 3.68 +0.2 1.019
1949 Buffalo - MLB RF 15 0 5 0 0 5 0 1.000 20.0 2.25 +0.3 1.023
1950 Buffalo - MLB LF 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 4.0 2.25 +0.0 1.001
1950 Buffalo - MLB CF 1 0 3 0 0 3 0 1.000 3.0 9.00 -0.5 .758
1950 Buffalo - MLB RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1951 Buffalo - MLB 1B 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 1.1 6.75 0.0 .000
1951 Buffalo - MLB 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1951 Buffalo - MLB LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1951 Buffalo - MLB CF 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 1.2 5.40 +0.0 1.006
1951 Buffalo - MLB RF 7 4 11 0 0 11 0 1.000 43.0 2.30 +0.2 1.020
TOTAL P 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 0.2 13.50 +0.0 .971
TOTAL 1B 9 0 9 1 2 10 0 1.000 14.1 6.28 +0.1 1.052
TOTAL 2B 22 22 67 46 10 125 12 .904 193.1 5.26 -5.2 .771
TOTAL LF 43 9 37 2 0 40 1 .975 163.1 2.15 -4.8 .871
TOTAL CF 422 354 1468 51 16 1546 27 .983 3263.0 4.19 -7.6 1.000
TOTAL RF 750 620 1869 55 7 1977 53 .973 5758.1 3.01 +54.0 1.050
PLAYER HISTORY
11/08/1933 Signed a 1-year minor league contract with the Buffalo Beavers organization.
01/01/1934 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (9); Power: 1 (5); Eye: 4 (12).
01/19/1934 Was traded by the Buffalo Beavers to the Boston Terriers, along with SP Hardin Owens, RP Fred Griffith, in exchange for 1B Guy Snyder.
04/10/1934 Named the #34 prospect in the MLB
01/01/1935 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (9); Power: 2 (5); Eye: 6 (12).
01/01/1936 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 7 (9); Power: 3 (5); Eye: 7 (12).
01/01/1937 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 8 (9); Power: 4 (5); Eye: 8 (12).
01/01/1938 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 8 (9); Power: 5 (5); Eye: 8 (12).
01/01/1939 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 8 (9); Power: 5 (5); Eye: 10 (12).
01/01/1940 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 9 (9); Power: 6 (6); Eye: 11 (12).
03/09/1940 Was traded by the Boston Terriers to the Detroit Wolverines, along with CF George Brown, RP Joe Fox, in exchange for RP Jimmie Mathews.
01/01/1941 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 9 (9); Power: 6 (6); Eye: 11 (12).
07/17/1941 Was traded by the Detroit Wolverines to the Cleveland Bobcats, along with RP Joe Fox, in exchange for C Silas Jensen, C Cal Steele.
01/01/1942 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 9 (9); Power: 6 (6); Eye: 13 (13).
06/15/1942 Wins the MLB NBL Player of the Week Award.
01/01/1943 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 9 (9); Power: 5 (5); Eye: 13 (13).
06/09/1943 Injured on 06/07/1943, diagnosed with a bruised thumb, is day-to-day.
07/29/1943 Was traded by the Cleveland Bobcats to the Buffalo Beavers in exchange for 3B Lew Myers, SP John Chase.
01/01/1944 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 9 (9); Power: 5 (5); Eye: 12 (13).
01/01/1945 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 9 (9); Power: 5 (5); Eye: 12 (13).
01/01/1946 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 45 (45); Power: 35 (35); Eye: 55 (60).
01/01/1947 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 45 (45); Power: 35 (35); Eye: 55 (60).
01/01/1948 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 45 (45); Power: 35 (35); Eye: 55 (65).
01/01/1949 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 45 (45); Power: 35 (35); Eye: 60 (65).
01/01/1950 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 45 (45); Power: 35 (35); Eye: 60 (65).
01/01/1951 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 40 (45); Power: 35 (35); Eye: 60 (65).
01/01/1952 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 40 (40); Power: 35 (35); Eye: 60 (65).
08/25/1952 Released by the Buffalo Beavers.
10/27/1952 Retired from professional baseball.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year PA Rank
1942 700 7
Year AB Rank
1942 620 8
Year K Rank
1938 100 6
1939 123 3
1941 75 10
1945 65 9
Year SB Rank
1942 27 2
1944 17 10
1945 19 8
1948 15 9
Year HP Rank
1943 5 6
1944 6 5
1947 4 6
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