Thomas James Robson (born January 15, 1946) is an American former Major League Baseball player, coach and author. He played first baseman and designated hitter for two seasons for the Texas Rangers. He is author of The Hitting Edge.
Robson was born January 15, 1946 in Rochester, New York. He attended Camelback High School in Phoenix, AZ. He attended Phoenix College, a community college, and later Utah State Universityin Logan, UT. He was drafted by the New York Mets in the 50th round of the 1967 amateur draft.
He is the uncle of current Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas.
Professional playing career
He played for the Texas Rangers for six games during the 1974 Texas Rangers season and 17 games during the 1975 Texas Rangers season. After retiring, he became a coach in the Rangers' organization and later hitting coach for the New York Mets.