Page Information
Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Kenneth Lofton
Stat Years
1988-2007  [mlb] 1991-2007
6-0 / 180
Left / Left
CF (1450) ... OF (889) ... LF (50) ... DH (12) ... RF (10)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
High School
Washington (East Chicago,IN)
University of Arizona (Tucson,Arizona)
Selected by the Houston Astros in Round #17 (#428 overall) of the 1988 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Signing Scouts
Clark Crist
MLB Debut
1991-09-14 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.106)
Service Time
15.023 (2006)
CLE [10] HOU [4] ATL [1] SFN [1] CHA [1] PIT [1] CHN [1] NYA [1] PHI [1] LAN [1] TEX [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 1233 ... retro id: loftk001 ... mlbam id: 117863
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed93Power39Contact76XBH32RBIs33Runs82Hitting80Durability75Team.538Ratings Explained
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Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Notes For Stats, displays whether Rated Prospect or any awards voting

Major Awards Voting History

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YearAward NameLeagueRankTeam NamePointsFirst PlaceShare
1992American League Rookie of the YearAL2Cleveland Baseball Team8570.61
1993American League Most Valuable PlayerAL15Cleveland Baseball Team11-0.03
1994American League Most Valuable PlayerAL4Cleveland Baseball Team18110.46
1996American League Most Valuable PlayerAL11Cleveland Baseball Team34-0.09
1997National League Most Valuable PlayerNL26Atlanta Braves1--
5 record(s)
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) League Abbreviation or name of league Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Points Voting points based on descending points system for top x ranks Share Appeared on x% of ballots for voting