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Ken HoltzmanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1965-1979 MLB Years: 1965-1979
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Drafted
World Series Champion

PositionsP-451Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKenneth Dale Holtzman
Height6-2Weight175BatsRightThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 3,1945 [73.043]PlaceSt. Louis,Missouri
High SchoolUniversity City (University City,MO)
CollegeUniversity of Illinois (Urbana,IL)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 4th round (61st overall) of the 1965 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 4,1965 [19.305]
OrganizationsCHN [9] OAK [4] NYA [3] BAL [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID12959Retrosheet IDholtk101MLBAM ID116115
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Player Notes:   First player ever drafted out of University of Illinois in 1965 ... Threw a no-hitter on August 19,1969 against the Atlanta Braves and on June 3,1971 against the Cincinnati Reds ... Opening day starter for Oakland Athletics in 1972
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts47Walks59Hittable45SO/BB53vsPower45Hitting33Durability76Team.531Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1965University of IllinoisBigTenNCAA-1S/R19621.831183520059.0411512027720001.156.25--4.1210.982.67.750-
1965nullRk--Rel19401.00404000027.0147307440000.784.67--2.3314.676.291.000-
1965nullA---Rel19432.44808000059.0582516024700001.398.85--3.6610.682.92.571-
1965Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0831.9912012000086.07232190311140001.207.53--3.2411.933.68.7270.95
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30Rel19002.2530300204.02411330001.254.502.256.756.751.00-6.52
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30ST2011163.79343319000220.21941049327681718101.197.911.102.776.972.51.4073.52
1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30ST21902.5312120300092.27631261144624001.297.381.074.276.021.411.0004.17
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30ST2211143.35343226311215.0201898017761519001.298.410.713.186.321.99.4403.07
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30ST2317133.583939012600261.024811710418931765001.308.540.623.206.061.89.5673.13
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30ST2417113.383938115100287.2271125108309420212101.278.480.942.946.322.15.6073.57
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30ST259154.48302919310195.021310897186414310001.429.830.832.956.602.23.3753.17
1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30ST2619112.513937216400265.0232837423521344001.077.870.781.764.552.58.6333.10
1973Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30ST2721132.974040016400297.027510998226615712001.158.320.672.004.752.38.6183.14
1974Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30ST2819173.07393819300255.02731118714511175001.279.620.491.804.122.29.5282.97
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30ST2918143.143938113200266.021711193161081226001.227.330.543.654.121.13.5633.67
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30ST30542.8613130610097.21003431435253001.389.220.373.232.300.71.5563.73
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya53ST30974.172121010200149.016574691435417001.349.970.852.112.481.17.5634.01
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya53S/R31235.7818117004071.21055546724144001.8013.190.883.011.760.58.4004.62
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya53S/R32104.08532001017.221882930001.7010.701.024.581.530.331.0005.25
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30S/R32036.1123617009253.06140361035363001.8110.361.705.946.111.03.0005.66
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30ST33694.59232033200117.213370601553446001.5810.171.154.053.370.83.4004.99
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1741503.4945141041127311832862.0278712731111249910160198201.298.750.782.865.031.76.5370.96
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter831.9912012000086.07232190311140001.207.53--3.2411.933.68.727-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter432.44808000059.0582516024700001.398.85--3.6610.682.92.571-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter401.00404000027.0147307440000.784.67--2.3314.676.291.000-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter621.831183520059.0411512027720001.156.25--4.1210.982.67.750-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter80813.762372092857151331444.0139968860514753098857201.338.700.913.306.151.86.497-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter77552.9215715345413001083.09974143527527753027001.178.280.622.304.401.91.583-
New York Yankees Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12104.644435910250237.029113712323685811001.5110.990.872.572.190.85.545-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter542.8613130610097.21003431435253001.389.220.373.232.300.71.556-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13123.493531410210220.0214988519701238001.298.750.782.865.031.76.5200.96
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings2081.99310310000220.018482490792920001.207.53--3.2411.933.68.714-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30p2034732910020012506002.123.135.137.27210180.188.014.027.1231.2531.2525.000.000.0011.11
1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30p2112354710020001106000.200.200.229.4298141.292.029.029.1920.0026.830.000.000.0014.29
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30p22358041010050012601000.125.136.138.27411182.185.013.025.1261.2231.7126.000.000.0010.00
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30p233910051511170023205001.150.167.210.377213107.209.060.080.1721.8729.9116.000.93100.0020.00
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30p244010562150060052208003.200.236.248.484265118.253.048.095.2234.2418.644.400.000.0023.81
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30p2530694920150031502101.130.164.203.36714375.148.073.116.1704.0020.005.001.3369.0033.33
1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30p264090616400600125011004.178.187.222.409204102.246.044.056.1870.9824.5125.000.000.0025.00
1973Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30p27410000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.710100.000.000.000.000.000.00
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30p29392000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30p322310221000001501000.200.273.300.5733112.400.100.200.2668.3341.675.000.000.0050.00
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30p3324432103001002900000.233.267.302.56913345.294.069.116.2584.4420.004.500.000.0030.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter357607359919123400171700401011.163.186.208.39412622665.222.045.072.0002.5625.5610.000.30303.5022.22
Chicago Cubs Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter23751529831512280015145029107.161.185.206.39110618560.220.045.074.0002.6825.899.670.36257.5021.69
Oakland Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12092616400600225011004.174.191.217.408204105.239.043.065.0001.9023.8112.500.000.0025.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16227516459011500877018005.163.186.208.3945710302.222.045.072.0002.5625.5610.000.30303.5022.22

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn19P3-4-1--111.0000.330.25-----3100.01.9
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn20P34-2201224424036.9001.060.16-----34100.021.0
1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21P12-92417--21211.0001.750.23-----12100.07.5
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22P34-215242134544.9781.290.20-----3597.121.0
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23P39-261640324946.9391.180.18-----39100.024.1
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24P39-2871144215755.9651.410.19-----4097.524.1
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25P30-195628323734.9191.130.17-----30100.018.5
1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26P39-265747145554.9821.380.2010566.734097.525.2
1973Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27P40-2971542526257.9191.430.1961135.334197.624.7
1974Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28P39-255543124948.9801.230.19-----39100.024.1
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29P39-2661158137069.9861.770.26-----39100.024.1
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya30P21-1491121233432.9411.520.21-----21100.013.2
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30P13-97821113029.9672.230.30-----13100.08.0
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya31P18-71821113029.9671.610.41-----18100.011.1
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32P23-5335-1881.0000.350.15-----23100.014.2
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya32P5-17-6--661.0001.200.35-----5100.03.1
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33P23-1178111-2019.9500.830.16-----2495.814.2
MLB Totals for P - 15 season(s)-   P451-28611174712627614588.9581.300.21161650.064510.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn193----------
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2034----------
1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2112----------
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2234----------
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2339----------
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2439----------
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2530----------
1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2639----------
1973Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2740----------
1974Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2839----------
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2939----------
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya3021----------
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3013----------
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya3118----------
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3223----------
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya325----------
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3323----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1972Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB26014.501004.0422201.509.000.004.504.501.000.00.000
1972Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB26102.1330012.21133401.157.820.002.132.841.330.001.000
1973Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB27100.8211011.0311700.362.450.000.825.737.000.001.000
1973Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB27214.2230010.21355601.7610.970.004.225.061.200.00.667
1974Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB28100.001109.0502300.785.000.002.003.001.500.001.000
1974Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB28101.5020012.013241001.429.750.003.007.502.500.001.000
1975Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB29024.0920011.01251701.189.820.000.825.737.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs232.06505200035.024080619000.866.170.001.544.893.170.00.400
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs412.55808000035.33701001220001.399.420.003.065.091.670.00.800

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1972Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB2611000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1972Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB2635000000000000000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1973Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB2733222000000000000.667.6671.3332.000423.667.666.6670.000.000.000.000.00100.00
1974Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB2824221011001100000.500.6001.5002.100625.5001.0001.25020.0020.001.0020.004.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs11000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs812443011001100000.333.385.8331.21810413.300.500.5837.697.691.007.6912.00100.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1969MLB Player of the Month (May)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1979-10-03Released by Cubs. 
1978-06-10TradeTraded by Yankees to Cubs for Ron Davis. 
1976-06-15TradeTraded by Orioles with Jimmy Freeman, Ellie Hendricks, Grant Jackson and Doyle Alexander to Yankees for Rick Dempsey, Scott McGregor, Dave Pagan, Tippy Martinez and Rudy May. 
1976-04-02TradeTraded by Athletics with Bill VanBommell and Reggie Jackson to Orioles for Paul Mitchell, Mike Torrez and Don Baylor. 
1971-11-29TradeTraded by Cubs to Athletics for Rick Monday. 
* 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.