Robert Dale Taylor (born April 3, 1939 in Metropolis, Illinois) was a Catcher for the Milwaukee Braves (1957-58 and 1961-63), New York Mets (1964-67), California Angels (1967) and Kansas City Royals (1969-70).
He helped the Braves win the 1957 World Series and 1958 National League Pennant. Taylor hit the first pinch-hit grand slam in Mets history and appeared as a pinch hitter in the first game in Shea Stadium on April 17, 1964. He was also a member of the inaugural Kansas City Royals team in 1969 before finishing his MLB career following the 1970 season.
In 11 seasons he played in 394 Games and had 724 At Bats, 56 Runs, 158 Hits, 25 Doubles, 16 Home Runs, 82 RBI, 36 Walks, .218 Batting Average, .258 On-base percentage, .319 Slugging Percentage, 231 Total Bases, 2 Sacrifice Flies and 4 Intentional Walks.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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