Bobby Mitchell (1970s outfielder)

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Bobby Mitchell
Born: (1943-10-22) October 22, 1943 (age 73)
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 5, 1970, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 1975, for the Milwaukee Brewers
MLB statistics
Batting average .235
Home runs 21
Runs batted in 91

Robert Vance Mitchell (born October 22, 1943) is an American former professional baseball player. The Norristown, Pennsylvania, native was an outfielder and designated hitter who appeared in 273 Major League Baseball games played between 1970 and 1975 for the New York Yankees and Milwaukee Brewers. He also played for the Nippon Ham Fighters of Nippon Professional Baseball from 1976 through 1979.

Mitchell threw and batted right-handed; he stood 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall and weighed 185 pounds (84 kg). He was originally signed by the Boston Red Sox in 1965 and selected by the Yankees in the 1968 Rule 5 Draft. He had 143 career MLB hits in 609 at bats, with 29 doubles, six triples and 14 stolen bases.

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