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Ken HarrelsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1963-1971 MLB Years: 1963-1971
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Positions1B-469, OF-365Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKenneth Smith Harrelson
Height6-2Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 4,1941 [76.261]PlaceWoodruff,South Carolina
High SchoolBenedictine Military (Savannah,GA)
MLB DebutJune 9,1963 [21.278]
OrganizationsKC1 [5] CLE [3] BOS [3] WS2 [2] Awards1Awards Voting1-103
TBC Player ID12462Retrosheet IDharrk101MLBAM ID115503
RelationshipsFather of Casey Harrelson
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed64Power78Contact56XBH70RBIs65Runs53Hitting58Durability62Team.446Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1963Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1121b-of21792261652101623112358022310.230.299.363.6628217253.280.133.235.2949.0922.922.522.3737.6732.69
1964Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc14of-1b224913915275071201133400006.194.263.381.6445312152.204.187.273.2898.5522.372.624.6119.8644.44
1965Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc14,61b231504836111517323669766112133318.238.329.429.75820743556.262.191.331.33811.8720.141.704.1421.0037.39
1966Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc161b246321024475052292275901033.224.312.319.6316710238.288.095.257.28511.3424.792.192.1042.0021.28
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws231b247125025628172841265314028.248.321.372.6939316281.289.124.240.3109.2518.862.042.4935.7125.81
1966Totals for AL-AL         13446049109131125013353112150511.237.317.348.66516026519.289.111.248.29910.2121.582.112.3138.3323.85
1967Washington Senators IIALMLBws231b2526791016003101071501213.203.261.316.57725389.206.113.215.2607.8716.852.143.3726.3318.75
1967Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc16,81b2561174235311063082171700313.305.361.471.8328217194.305.166.299.3708.768.761.003.0929.0032.08
1967Totals for AL-AL         11033342851511254103294401548.255.311.414.72513828368.259.159.267.3227.8811.961.523.2627.7532.94
1967Boston Red SoxALMLBbos40of252380916413141151200022.200.247.388.63531885.200.188.250.2775.8814.122.403.5326.6750.00
1967Totals for AL-AL         11033342851511254103294401548.255.311.414.72513828368.259.159.267.3227.8811.961.523.2627.7532.94
1968Boston Red SoxALMLBbos40of261505357914717435109266990206918.275.356.518.87427756612.269.243.364.39211.2714.711.305.7215.2938.10
1969Boston Red SoxALMLBbos401b2710466101038014600101.217.275.435.71020451.184.218.283.3187.8411.761.505.8815.3340.00
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle40of271495198311513427841789596205618.222.341.418.75921744621.219.196.397.34515.3015.461.014.3519.2238.26
1969Totals for AL-AL         15956589125144309217999102206619.221.336.419.75523748672.216.198.388.34314.7315.181.034.4618.8338.40
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle401b2817393111011006400001.282.378.385.76315245.294.103.256.35213.338.890.672.2239.0018.18
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle401b295216120322051410242101134.199.301.304.605497187.199.105.261.28012.8311.230.882.6732.2021.88
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter900294137470394141314215330382577612233395.239.325.414.73912182393364.254.175.313.00011.3617.151.513.8922.4534.00
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter40212321392944844715327131462801681040.239.318.399.717491991393.271.160.290.00010.4820.101.923.3726.2133.67
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2187191061581643399188125121216923.220.335.391.72628153853.219.171.359.00014.6514.190.973.8721.7933.54
Boston Red Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter183661941732254113138781082071121.262.338.496.83432868748.254.234.345.00010.4314.441.385.4816.1239.31
Washington Senators II Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter973293578811038513368152311.237.307.359.66611819370.269.122.234.0008.9218.382.062.7032.9024.36
Average MLB - Per 162 games16252967127173247610569104124617.239.325.414.73921943606.254.175.313.00011.3617.151.513.8922.4534.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1963Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1211B34--28316624305299.9808.79------7943.021.0
1963Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc121OF28--4311-4544.9781.57------7935.417.3
1964Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc122OF24--4021-4342.9771.75------4949.014.8
1964Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1221B15--10513-141181181.0007.87------4930.69.3
1965Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1231B125--10447099311231114.9928.91------15083.377.2
1965Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc123OF4--511-76.8571.50------1502.72.5
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws2241B70--64138653685679.9919.70------7198.644.0
1966Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1241B58--48548842541533.9859.19------6392.136.3
1966Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc124OF3--3---331.0001.00------634.81.9
1967Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1251B45--33325321361358.9927.96------6173.828.0
1967Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25OF23--2512-2826.9291.13------23100.014.2
1967Washington Senators IIALMLBws2251B23--21516117232231.99610.04------2688.514.3
1967Boston Red SoxALMLBbos251B1--3---331.0003.00------234.30.6
1968Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26OF132--2418-12492491.0001.89------15088.081.5
1968Boston Red SoxALMLBbos261B19--135939147144.9807.58------15012.711.7
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27OF144--257742268264.9851.83------14996.689.4
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle271B16--404-644441.0002.75------14910.79.9
1969Boston Red SoxALMLBbos271B10--10511115117116.99111.60------10100.06.2
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle281B13--807-1587871.0006.69------1776.58.0
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle291B40--31123429338334.9888.35------5276.924.7
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29OF7--9---991.0001.29------5213.54.3
MLB Totals for 1B - 9 season(s)-   1B469--37802804133841014060.9908.66------4690.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF365--6232093652643.9861.76------3650.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1963Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc121--34------28-
1964Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc122--15------24-
1965Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc123--125------4-
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws224--70--------
1966Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc124--58------3-
1967Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc125--45--------
1967Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25--1------23-
1967Washington Senators IIALMLBws225--23--------
1968Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26--19------132-
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27--16------144-
1969Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27--10--------
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28--13--------
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29--40------7-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1967Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB25413010001001300000.077.143.077.2201014.100.000.0777.1421.433.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs413010001001300000.077.143.077.2201014.100.000.0777.1421.433.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos33Broadcaster1609565.594--1Darrell JohnsonLost World Series (Reds)
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos34Broadcaster1628379.51215.53Darrell Johnson,Don Zimmer
1977Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos35Broadcaster1619764.6022.53Don Zimmer
1978Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos36Broadcaster1639964.6071.02Don Zimmer
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos37Broadcaster1609169.56911.53Don Zimmer
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos38Broadcaster1608377.51919.05Johnny Pesky,Don Zimmer
1981Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos39Broadcaster1085949.5462.55Ralph Houk
1982Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha40Broadcaster1628775.5376.03Tony La Russa
1983Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha41Broadcaster1629963.611--1Tony La RussaLost ALCS (Orioles)
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha42Broadcaster1627488.45710.05Tony La Russa
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha43Broadcaster1628577.5256.03Tony La Russa
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha44General Manager1627290.44420.05Doug Rader,Tony La Russa,Jim Fregosi
1987New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya45Broadcaster1628973.5499.04Lou Piniella
1988New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya46Broadcaster1618576.5283.55Lou Piniella,Billy Martin
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha49Broadcaster1628775.5378.02Jeff Torborg
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha50Broadcaster1628676.53110.03Gene Lamont
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha51Broadcaster1629468.580--1Gene LamontLost ALCS (Blue Jays)
1994Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha52Broadcaster1136746.593--1Gene Lamont
1995Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha53Broadcaster1446876.47232.03Terry Bevington,Gene Lamont
1996Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha54Broadcaster1628577.52514.52Terry Bevington
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha55Broadcaster1618081.4976.02Terry Bevington
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha56Broadcaster1628082.4949.02Jerry Manuel
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha57Broadcaster1617586.46621.52Jerry Manuel
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha58Broadcaster1629567.586--1Jerry ManuelLost in 1st Round (Mariners)
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha59Broadcaster1628379.5128.03Jerry Manuel
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha60Broadcaster1628181.50013.52Jerry Manuel-
2003Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha61Broadcaster1628676.5314.02Jerry Manuel-
2004Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha62Broadcaster1628379.5129.02Ozzie Guillen-
2005Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha63Broadcaster1629963.611--1Ozzie GuillenWon World Series (Astros)
2006Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha64Broadcaster1629072.5566.03Ozzie Guillen
2007Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha65Broadcaster1627290.44424.04Ozzie Guillen
2008Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha66Broadcaster1638974.546--1Ozzie GuillenLost in 1st Round (Rays)
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha67Broadcaster1627983.4887.54Ozzie Guillen
2010Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha68Broadcaster1628874.5436.02Ozzie Guillen
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1968AL Comeback Player of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1969-04-19TradeTraded by Red Sox with Dick Ellsworth and Juan Pizarro to Indians for Vicente Romo, Joe Azcue and Sonny Siebert. 
1967-08-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1967-08-25Released by Athletics. 
1967-06-09Purchased by Athletics from Senators. 
1966-06-23TradeTraded by Athletics to Senators for Jim Duckworth. 
1959-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.