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  Bob Boone
Bob Boone (born November 19, 1947), was a four-time Major League Baseball All-Star who was one of the best defensive catchers in baseball.
Born in San Diego, California, Bob Boone is the son of Detroit Tigers All-Star third baseman Ray Boone and the father of Seattle Mariners All-Star second baseman Bret Boone and New York Yankees All-Star third baseman Aaron Boone.
Boone returned to the Royals in 1995 as the manager of the team, but was let go during the 1997 season after a third straight sub-.500 season.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/b/bo/bob_boone.html   (332 words)

  
 Bob Boone biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Born in San Diego, California, Bob Boone is the son of third baseman Ray Boone, and the father of Seattle Mariners second baseman Bret Boone and former New York Yankees third baseman Aaron Boone; all four family members have been named All-Stars in their careers.
Bob Boone was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the sixth round of the 1969 amateur draft after attending Stanford University.
But Boone rebounded by throwing out 21 of the first 34 steal attempts and helping the Angels to the AL West title, and followed in 1983 with his fourth and final All-Star appearance.
bob-boone.biography.ms   (330 words)

  
 First of Boones in majors dies of heart attack at 81 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Boone, 81, died early yesterday morning of a heart attack after being hospitalized since May 19 due to complications of surgery he underwent for stomach and internal problems.
Bob Boone was a three-sport standout at Crawford High who went to Stanford and held the all-time major league record for games caught when he retired after 19 seasons in 1990.
Boone, who also served in the Navy at the end of World War II, made his major league debut as a backup infielder on the 1948 Cleveland team that won the American League pennant.
www.signonsandiego.com /uniontrib/20041018/news_1s18boone.html   (803 words)

  
 Boone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boone is the surname of explorer Daniel Boone, and is also the name of several cities and towns named after him in the United States:
In the 1850s, Daniel's nephew Levi Boone was the mayor of Chicago.
In mathematics, William W. Boone was involved in the proof of the unsolvability of the Word problem.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Boone   (184 words)

  
 CNNSI.com - MLB Baseball - All in the family: Bob Boone gets to manage son Aaron - Saturday November 04, 2000 02:52 PM
After all, Bob Boone was all in favor of trading away his other son, Bret, just a few years ago, proving that baseball business can be stronger than family ties.
Bob initially was concerned about how his son would handle having his dad as manager, but decided it wouldn't be a problem.
Bob was an adviser to Bowden when the Reds had a chance to trade Bret to Atlanta as part of a five-player deal after the 1998 season.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /baseball/mlb/news/2000/11/04/boone_reds_ap   (694 words)

  
 Bret Boone | BaseballLibrary.com
The son of standout catcher Bob Boone, grandson of former infielder Ray Boone, and brother of Reds third baseman Aaron Boone, Bret became the first-ever third-generation major-leaguer in 1992.
Boone continued to hit for power in Atlanta, but his all-or-nothing approach to hitting prevented him from becoming the type of table-setter manager Bobby Cox envisioned when he decided to bat Boone second in the lineup.
Boone considered demanding a trade in November, and a month after deciding against it he was dealt to San Diego as part of a six-player deal for Quilvio Veras, a speedier second baseman who had more experience at the top of the order.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/B/Boone_Bret.stm   (2328 words)

  
 Boston.com / Sports / Baseball / Phillies hire Bob Boone as scout   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Former Phillies catcher Bob Boone was hired by Philadelphia on Wednesday as a special assignment scout.
Boone, the catcher on the Philadelphia's 1980 World Series championship team, was a four-time All-Star and seven-time Gold Glove winner during a 19-year career.
Boone managed Kansas City from 1995 to 1997 and Cincinnati from 2000 until he was fired in July.
www.boston.com /sports/baseball/articles/2003/12/03/phillies_hire_bob_boone_as_scout   (129 words)

  
 ESPN.com - Boone is father of Bob, grandfather of Aaron, Bret   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Ray Boone, the father of Bob Boone and grandfather of Aaron and Bret Boone, died Saturday night at age 81.
Boone was a two-time All-Star for the Tigers in 1954 and 1956, but it is his family tree for which he likely will be most remembered.
Boone was hitting.355 in the Texas League in late 1948 when he was called up to replace Lou Boudreau in the field when the Cleveland shortstop-manager was hurt.
sports.espn.go.com /espn/print?id=1903938&type=story   (361 words)

  
 reds0224
Boone, who rejoined the organization in October after 2 1/2 frustrating seasons managing the Kansas City Royals, is well aware of the job's history.
Boone's situation doesn't look exactly right to his sons, Reds infielders Bret and Aaron, who weren't even born the last time their father wasn't wearing a baseball uniform every day at this time of the year.
Bob Boone, 50, played pro ball for 22 years (1969-90) with the Philadelphia Phillies (including 3 1/2 seasons in the minors), California Angels and Royals before retiring during spring training in 1991.
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 Bob Boone Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Bob Boone was born on Wednesday, November 19, 1947, in San Diego, California.
Boone was 25 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 10, 1972, with the Philadelphia Phillies, and his Major League Baseball stats for every season he played, along with his career totals are on this page.
Bob Boone's biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable) career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this Bob Boone baseball statistics page.
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 Bob Boone | The BASEBALL Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
A less-than-stellar hitter, Bob Boone made it in the major leagues because he was a good handler of pitchers and was durable.
The son of former major league outfielder Ray Boone, Bob was drafted by the Phillies in the sixth round of the 1969 amateur draft.
Boone was signed by the Alaska Goldpanners as an 18-year old freshman out of Stanford University.
www.thebaseballpage.com /past/pp/boonebob   (692 words)

  
 Despite ups and downs, Bells, Boones closer than ever   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Bob Boone was 7 years old in 1955 when his father, Ray, won the American League RBI title with the Tigers.
Bob Boone said he and Bret have had regular such sessions over the past 10 years.
I don't gather that Bob Boone and Buddy Bell have stayed emotionally afloat in their dreadful seasons only because of what their sons are doing for a runaway team; both of these managers have far too much steadiness for that.
www.freep.com /sports/baseball/bbcol10_20010910.htm   (1414 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Bret Boone finds his power stroke and confidence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Boone, 32, who couldn't understand why so many clubs passed on him last winter, is punishing the rest of the American League for their oversight.
Boone is threatening Joe Gordon's AL record of 32 homers by a second baseman in 1948 and also is threatening to become the first second baseman since Rogers Hornsby in 1925 to win an RBI title.
Boone already has eclipsed those numbers with two months of the season yet to be played, hitting.340 with 12 homers and 55 RBI at Safeco.
www.usatoday.com /sports/bbw/2001-08-01/2001-08-01-cover.htm   (1549 words)

  
 SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports -- Ray Boone, patriarch of three-generation baseball family, dies at 81
Boone played from 1948-60 with six teams and was followed into the big leagues by son Bob and grandsons Bret and Aaron.
Boone was an infielder who had a career.275 batting average, with 151 home runs and 737 RBIs.
Boone's death was also announced at Fenway Park, where the Boston Red Sox were playing the New York Yankees in the AL championship series, and a moment of silence was held before Game 4.
www.signonsandiego.com /sports/baseball/20041017-1727-bbo-obit-rayboone.html   (354 words)

  
 Articles - Bob Boone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Born in San Diego, California, Bob Boone is the son of third baseman Ray Boone, and the father of second baseman Bret Boone and Cleveland Indians third baseman Aaron Boone; all four family members have been named All-Stars in their careers.
Boone caught 2,225 games in a 19-year major league career, a record which was later broken by Carlton Fisk (2,226).
Bob Boone currently works as a special assistant to Nationals general manager Jim Bowden.
www.worldhammock.com /articles/Bob_Boone   (434 words)

  
 Bob Boone | BaseballLibrary.com
The son of Tigers All-Star third baseman Ray Boone (and the father of future major-leaguers Bret and Aaron) Bob attended Stanford University before reaching the majors in late 1972.
After Boone's off-year in 1981 (.211, 4 HR, 24 RBI), the Phillies decided that Keith Moreland was ready to take over behind the plate and traded their veteran catcher to the Angels.
Boone remained the Angels' starting catcher for seven years, but was let go at the age of 40 after hitting a career-high.295 in 1988.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/B/Boone_Bob.stm   (1563 words)

  
 FRIDAY'S MEET REDS MANAGEMENT STAGE SHOW
Bob Boone: Well I think that there is only one goal and that is that I would like to have a ring and that means that you win the World Series.
Bob Boone: The question was did I talk to Barry about leading off and yes I have, I have talked to several players about a lot of things.
Bob Boone: The question if you couldn't hear it is why don't we let the young pitchers come to the big leagues and pitch in middle relief and get their feet wet.
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 Corporate Speakers - Bob Boone - former baseball great's speaking information.
The son of Tigers All-Star third baseman Ray Boone, Bob attended Stanford University before reaching the ML in late 1972, and although he had several good seasons at the plate, his value lay in his defensive skills and his handling of pitchers.
After Boone's off-year in 1981 (.211, 4 HR, 24 RBI), the Phillies decided that Keith Moreland was ready to take over behind the plate, and Boone was traded to the Angels.
Boone was been a special assistant to Reds general manager Jim Bowden from 1998-2000.
www.corporateartists.com /speaker_bob_boone.html   (359 words)

  
 ESPN.com: MLB - Spurned Reds turn to Bob Boone as manager
Boone's father, Bob, was a big-league catcher for 19 seasons and currently works as the Reds manager.
Boone, 52, agreed to a two-year contract with a club option for a third, meaning he's not guaranteed to lead the team into its new ballpark in 2003.
Boone caught 2,225 games for the Phillies, Angels and Royals in 19 seasons, a major league record until Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk surpassed it.
espn.go.com /mlb/news/2000/1103/854766.html   (783 words)

  
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Bob Boone, former catcher for the 1980 World Champion Philadelphia Phillies, played in over 2,200 games as a catcher.
Bob’s knowledge of the game was passed down to him from his father and he has in turn passed his knowledge down to his three sons playing at the professional level.
Bob is currently the Assistant General Manager of the Washington Nationals.
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 Sports: The Cincinnati Post
Boone was booed unmercifully all the way to the mound and all the way back.
Both Boone and general manager Jim Bowden are in the final year of their respective contracts, and neither has been particularly successful.
Boone is in his third year and still looking for his first winning season, something that would require a 37-22 finish.
www.cincypost.com /2003/07/28/redsnotes07-28-2003.html   (847 words)

  
 Major League Baseball : News
Bob Boone (right) and Pete Rose combine to record the second out in the ninth inning of Game 6 of the 1980 World Series.
PHILADELPHIA -- Bob Boone, who began his playing career with the Phillies and was a member of the 1980 World Series championship team, has returned to the organization as a special assignment scout.
Bob Boone is also the second former manager to join the Phillies family this year.
www.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/mlb/news/mlb_news.jsp?ymd=20031203&content_id=611139&vkey=news_mlb&fext=.jsp&c_id=mlb   (383 words)

  
 Obituary: Ray Boone Led 3 generations of major leaguers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Boone played from 1948 to 1960 with six teams and was followed into the big leagues by son Bob and grandsons Bret and Aaron.
Bob Boone played from 1972 to 1990, and Bret Boone broke into the big leagues with Seattle in 1992.
Boone's death was also announced last night at Fenway Park, where the Boston Red Sox were playing the New York Yankees in the American League championship series, and a moment of silence was held before Game 4.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/04292/397620.stm   (353 words)

  
 League Statistics - Freemont Simulated Baseball League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Ramirez BAB 25 Edmonds VOR 130.7 Boone VOR 7.9
Boone VOR 20 Mueller BAB 113.7 Gonzalez,L WES 7.3
Cabrera BOB 142 Anderson JER 76 Sosa SOU.257
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 Cincinnati Reds News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Boone entered Friday night's series' opener against the Expos with 26 home runs, eclipsing his 14 in 1999 and 2001.
Manager Bob Boone has long believed that the second-oldest of his three ball-playing sons would blossom as a home-run hitter.
Aaron Boone's struggles were plainly evident in the early season, when he batted.205 through June 11 with seven homers and 39 RBIs.
www.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/cin/news/cin_news.jsp?ymd=20020927&content_id=139125&vkey=news_cin&fext=.jsp   (645 words)

  
 Daugherty: Bob Boone
Boone has a method to what you think is his madness.
You could hope, as Boone does, that the Reds' first three weeks were an "aberration," a worst-case jumble of injuries, horror-show starting pitching and general buffoonery.
When your team is last in the NL in fielding, strikes out nine times a game and thinks a sacrifice is giving up the post-game food spread, and you practice the Alan Alda method of managing, people are going to wonder.
reds.enquirer.com /2003/04/28/wwwred1adoc28.html   (549 words)

  
 Cleveland Indians News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Boone got called up to the big leagues Sept. 3, 1948, after shortstop Lou Boudreau got hurt, and Boone went on to spend the next five seasons with the Indians before they traded the versatile infielder to the Tigers in 1953.
Boone became the patriarch of a baseball family that is into its third generation in the game.
The elder Boone had watched with joy as his grandsons Aaron, who signed with the Indians in June, and Bret followed his son, Bob, to the Majors.
cleveland.indians.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/cle/news/cle_news.jsp?ymd=20041017&content_id=898070&vkey=news_cle&fext=.jsp   (801 words)

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