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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Kenneth Dale Holtzman
Stat Years
1965-1979  [mlb] 1965-1979
Height/Weight
6-2 / 175
Bats/Throws
Right / Left
Positions
P (451)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
University City (University City,MO)
Colleges
University of Illinois (Urbana, Illinois)
Draft
Selected by the Chicago Cubs in Round #4 (#61 overall) of the 1965 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1965-09-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 19.305)
Service Time
Organizations
CHN [9] OAK [4] NYA [3] BAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 12959 ... retro id: holtk101 ... mlbam id: 116115
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1965IllinoisBig10NCAA-1------19---DR:4-61621.831185203059.0411512027720001.156.250.004.1210.982.292.67.750
    1965Treasure ValleyPioRk----191---401.00400000027.0147307440000.784.670.002.3314.672.336.291.000
    1965WenatcheeNwstA-----191---432.44800000059.0582516024700001.398.850.003.6610.683.812.92.571
    1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30191Log - Sp - Ext - Perf002.2530002304.02411330001.254.502.256.756.759.001.00.000
    1965Minor Totals: byYearRk/A-----192---831.9912000012086.07232190311140001.207.530.003.2411.933.353.68.727
    1965MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----191Log - Sp - Ext - Perf002.2530002304.02411330001.254.502.256.756.759.001.00.000
    1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30202Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11163.79343390010220.21941049327681718141.197.911.102.776.974.242.51.407
    1966MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----201Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11163.80343390010220.71941049327681718141.197.931.102.786.994.252.51.407
    1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30213Log - Sp - Ext - Perf902.5312123000092.27631261144624021.297.381.074.276.023.011.411.000
    1967MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf902.5412123000092.77631261144624021.307.421.074.306.053.031.411.000
    1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30224Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11143.35343263121215.0201898017761519061.298.410.713.186.323.731.99.440
    1968MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11143.35343263121215.0201898017761519061.298.410.713.186.323.731.99.440
    1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30235Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17133.583939126000261.124811710418931765051.308.540.623.206.064.031.89.567
    1969MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17133.583939126000261.324811710418931765051.318.550.623.216.074.031.89.567
    1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30246Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17113.383938151010287.2271125108309420212131.278.480.942.946.323.912.15.607
    1970MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17113.383938151010287.7271125108309420212131.278.490.942.956.333.922.15.607
    1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30257Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9154.48302993110195.021310897186414310021.429.830.832.956.604.982.23.375
    1971MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9154.48302993110195.021310897186414310021.429.830.832.956.604.982.23.375
    1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30268Log - Sp - Ext - Perf19112.513937164020265.1232837423521344041.077.870.781.764.552.822.58.633
    1972MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf19112.513937164020265.3232837423521344041.077.880.781.774.552.822.58.633
    1973Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30279Log - Sp - Ext - Perf21132.974040164000297.127510998226615712041.158.320.672.004.753.302.38.618
    1973MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf21132.974040164000297.327510998226615712041.158.330.672.004.763.302.38.618
    1974Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak302810Log - Sp - Ext - Perf19173.07393893010255.12731118714511175031.279.620.491.804.123.912.29.528
    1974MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf19173.07393893010255.32731118714511175031.279.630.491.804.133.922.29.528
    1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak302911Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18143.143938132010266.121711193161081226071.227.330.543.654.123.751.13.563
    1975MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18143.153938132010266.321711193161081226071.227.340.543.654.133.751.13.563
    1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal303012Log - Sp - Ext - Perf542.8613136100097.21003431435253011.389.220.373.232.303.130.71.556
    1976New York YankeesALMLBnya533012Log - Sp - Ext - Perf974.172121102000149.016574691435417001.349.970.852.112.484.471.17.563
    1976MLB Totals: BAL-NYAbyYearMLB----302Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14113.663434163000246.726510810018706610011.369.690.662.562.413.950.94.560
    1977New York YankeesALMLBnya533113Log - Sp - Ext - Perf235.7818110047071.21055546724144011.8013.190.883.011.766.910.58.400
    1977MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf235.8118110047071.71055546724144011.8113.270.883.031.776.950.58.400
    1978New York YankeesALMLBnya533214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf104.08530012017.221882930001.7010.701.024.581.534.080.331.000
    1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn303214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf036.1123600917253.06140361035363011.8110.361.705.946.116.791.03.000
    1978MLB Totals: NYA-CHNbyYearMLB----322Log - Sp - Ext - Perf135.64289001019270.78248441244393011.7910.511.545.645.006.150.89.250
    1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn303315Log - Sp - Ext - Perf694.59232032030117.213370601553446061.5810.171.154.053.375.350.83.400
    1979MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf694.61232032030117.713370601553446061.5910.211.154.073.385.380.83.400
    MLB Totals (17 yrs)1741503.4945141012731184132,867.32787127311112499101601982491.298.750.782.865.034.001.76.537
    National League Totals (9 yrs)80813.762372095715132831,447.01399688605147530988572291.338.700.913.306.154.281.86.497
    American League Totals (8 yrs)94693.21214201701651301,420.31388585506102380613410201.248.800.652.413.883.711.61.577
    Minor League Totals831.9912000012086.07232190311140001.207.530.003.2411.933.353.68.727
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals621.831185203059.0411512027720001.156.250.004.1210.982.292.67.750
    Minor: Rk Totals401.00400004027.0147307440000.784.670.002.3314.672.336.291.000
    Minor: A- Totals432.44800008059.0582516024700001.398.850.003.6610.683.812.92.571
    Chicago Cubs Totals (9 yrs)80813.762372095715132831,447.01399688605147530988572291.338.700.913.306.154.281.86.497
    Oakland Athletics Totals (4 yrs)77552.9215715354130401,084.399741435275277530270181.188.280.622.304.403.441.91.583
    New York Yankees Totals (3 yrs)12104.654435102590238.329113712323685811011.5111.000.872.572.195.180.85.545
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (1 yrs)542.8713136100097.71003431435253011.399.260.373.242.313.150.71.556
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3020pL-S-E-P134732910020012506002.123.135.137.27280101.027.014.1881.2531.2525.000.00.0011.1
    1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3021pL-S-E-P212354710020001106000.200.200.229.4294181.029.029.2920.0026.830.000.00.0014.3
    1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3022pL-S-E-P3358041010050012601000.125.136.138.27482111.025.013.1851.2231.7126.000.00.0010.0
    1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3023pL-S-E-P43910051511170023205001.150.167.210.377107213.080.060.2091.8729.9116.00100.00.9320.0
    1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3024pL-S-E-P54010562150060052208003.200.236.248.484118265.095.048.2534.2418.644.400.00.0023.8
    1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3025pL-S-E-P630694920150031502101.130.164.203.36775143.116.073.1484.0020.005.0069.01.3333.3
    1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3026pL-S-E-P74090616400600125011004.178.187.222.409102204.056.044.2460.9824.5125.000.00.0025.0
    1973Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3027pL-S-E-P8410000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000100.000.000.000100.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3029pL-S-E-P9392000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3032pL-S-E-P102310221000001501000.200.273.300.5731231.200.100.4008.3341.675.000.00.0050.0
    1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3033pL-S-E-P1124432103001002900000.233.267.302.56945133.116.069.2944.4420.004.500.00.0030.0
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)357607359919123400171700401011.163.186.208.39466512622.072.045.2222.5625.5610.00303.50.3022.2
    National League Totals (8 yrs)23751529831512280015145029107.161.185.206.39156010618.074.045.2202.6825.899.67257.50.3621.7
    American League Totals (3 yrs)12092616400600225011004.174.191.217.408105204.065.043.2391.9023.8112.500.00.0025.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (8 yrs)23751529831512280015145029107.161.185.206.39156010618.074.045.2202.6825.899.67257.50.3621.7
    Oakland Athletics Totals (3 yrs)12092616400600225011004.174.191.217.408105204.065.043.2391.9023.8112.500.00.0025.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1965Chicago CubsNLMLB19P304.00100111.0000.300.251.9100.015
    1966Chicago CubsNLMLB20P340220.21224424036.9001.100.1621.0100.07
    1967Chicago CubsNLMLB21P12092.24170021211.0001.800.237.5100.012
    1968Chicago CubsNLMLB22P340215.0242134544.9781.300.2021.097.15
    1969Chicago CubsNLMLB23P390261.1640324946.9391.200.1824.1100.06
    1970Chicago CubsNLMLB24P390287.21144215755.9651.400.1924.197.53
    1971Chicago CubsNLMLB25P300195.0628323734.9191.100.1718.5100.07
    1972Oakland AthleticsALMLB26P390265.1747145554.9821.400.2025.297.54
    1973Oakland AthleticsALMLB27P400297.11542526257.9191.400.1924.797.64
    1974Oakland AthleticsALMLB28P390255.1543124948.9801.200.1924.1100.06
    1975Oakland AthleticsALMLB29P390266.11158137069.9861.800.2624.1100.04
    1976New York YankeesALMLB30P210149.01121233432.9411.500.2113.2100.06
    1976Baltimore OriolesALMLB30P13097.2821113029.9672.200.308.0100.011
    1977New York YankeesALMLB31P18071.2821113029.9671.600.4111.1100.09
    1978Chicago CubsNLMLB32P23053.03501881.0000.300.1514.2100.010
    1978New York YankeesALMLB32P5017.20600661.0001.200.353.1100.014
    1979Chicago CubsNLMLB33P230117.2811102019.9500.800.1614.295.810
    MLB Totals - (P)45102,8631174712627614588.9581.300.210.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    1965MLB3----------
    1966MLB34----------
    1967MLB12----------
    1968MLB34----------
    1969MLB39----------
    1970MLB39----------
    1971MLB30----------
    1972MLB39----------
    1973MLB40----------
    1974MLB39----------
    1975MLB39----------
    1976MLB34----------
    1977MLB18----------
    1978MLB28----------
    1979MLB23----------
    Totals451----------