Bobby Murcer clubbed 285 lifetime doubles and 252 homers. In his rookie year of 1969, playing with the New York Yankees Bobby Murcer hit .259, with 26 home runs and 82 RBI's. On June 24, 1970, he tied an AL record by lining four consecutive homers in a double-header. Bobby Murcer appeared in five straight All-Star games, 1971-75. In 1971 Murcer hit a career high .331, along with 25 HR's and scored 94 runs with 94 RBI's, .429 on-base-pct. In 1972, he led the league in runs scored with 102, hit a career high 33 homers, batted .292.
A popular player in New York, Bobby Murcer was traded to San Francisco in a news breaking deal for Bobby Bonds. He played two solid years in the Bay City, 1975-76, and then was traded to the Chicago Cubs for Bill Madlock. Bobby Murcer quickly became a favorite of the bleacher fans in Wrigley Field when he hit 27 home runs in 1977 for the Cubbies. His career had already peaked and although he recorded eight hits in one stretch for the Cubs, he was traded back to the Yankees in 1980. He retired in June 1983. Bobby Murcer career: .277 BA, 1862 hits, 285 D's, 252 HR's, 127 stolen bases, 972 runs, 1043 RBI's and a fine .361 on-base-pct. Murcer later became a Yankee broadcaster and also a part-time owner of the Class AAA team in Oklahoma City. Baseball Historian