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Ron KarkoviceTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1982-1997 MLB Years: 1986-1997
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsC-1431, DH-5, OF-3Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRonald Joseph Karkovice
Height6-1Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 8,1963 [54.343]PlaceUnion,New Jersey
High SchoolBoone (Orlando,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 1st round (14th overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-CHA-#5 ... 1984-CHA-#2 ... 1985-CHA-#5 ... 1986-CHA-#5 ... 1987-CHA-#2 ... 1988-CHA-#8
MLB DebutAugust 17,1986 [23.009]
OrganizationsCHA [16] Awards0
TBC Player ID13567Retrosheet IDkarkr001MLBAM ID116843
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed50Power82Contact15XBH79RBIs62Runs66Hitting37Durability55Team.510Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1982Gulf Coast White SoxGCLRkcha-c186021434566073253297311220.262.350.388.7388313247.360.126.271.33311.7429.552.522.8330.5723.21
1983Appleton FoxesMidwAcha24c199732654781731348101319043210.239.311.429.74014033366.289.190.313.3308.4724.592.903.5525.0842.31
1984Glens Falls White SoxEastAAcha-c20882603756911339312510211010.215.287.408.69510623287.297.193.296.3128.7135.544.084.5320.0041.07
1984Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcha-c203186719102101082511300.221.286.302.58826399.274.081.186.2708.0825.253.132.0243.0015.79
1984Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11934644751011549413312722310.217.286.382.66813226386.290.165.269.3018.5532.903.853.8923.0734.67
1985Glens Falls White SoxEastAAcha-c21993243770931137624910520010.216.323.364.68711823375.284.148.312.31313.0728.002.142.9329.4532.86
1986Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-c229731963901312053226110942930.282.394.517.91116534395.352.235.426.39615.4427.591.795.0615.9537.78
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha53c2237971324704131093711103.247.315.443.7584311109.351.196.299.3358.2633.944.113.6724.2545.83
1987Hawaii IslandersPCLAAAcha-c23341041519304113083700000.183.241.327.568347112.238.144.250.2527.1433.044.633.5726.0036.84
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha5c2339857600273074021002.071.160.141.30112295.093.070.188.1497.3742.115.712.1142.5033.33
1988Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcha-c243911612291002132082613100.250.302.388.6904512129.303.138.224.3106.2020.163.251.5558.0041.38
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha5c2446115102040394273013001.174.228.287.515337126.207.113.191.2375.5623.814.292.3838.3335.00
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20c257118221489232400105627200.264.306.385.6917014203.360.121.176.3124.9327.595.601.4860.6729.17
1990Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20c2668183304510062020165217111.246.308.399.7077316208.310.153.251.3177.6925.003.252.8830.5035.56
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20c2775167254113052200154219112.246.310.413.7236918193.298.167.257.3237.7721.762.802.5933.4043.90
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20c2812334239811211350104308934213.237.302.392.69413426381.281.155.260.3157.8723.362.973.4126.3132.10
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20c291284036092171205422291266114112.228.287.424.71117138453.276.196.268.3136.4027.814.344.4220.1541.30
1994Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20c3077207334491112903366802320.213.325.425.7508821248.252.212.372.32714.5227.421.894.4418.8247.73
1995Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20c311133234470141135123398459605.217.306.387.69312528382.246.170.288.30910.2121.992.153.4024.8540.00
1996Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20c321113554478220103800249317227.220.270.366.63613032389.268.146.214.2776.1723.913.882.5735.5041.03
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20c335113810253061800113234503.181.248.333.581469161.181.152.232.2576.8319.882.913.7323.0036.00
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter93925973365741206963352414233749266527839.221.289.383.6729942222948.269.162.255.0007.9025.413.213.2627.0538.68
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter54517492594176887224332921956714111780.238.325.410.7357171482010.306.172.310.00010.9028.212.593.5824.2935.49
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter104306346714083460248824400.219.277.343.62010522340.276.124.222.0007.0625.883.672.3538.2532.84
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2849031372163154412911513531673950.239.340.431.771389801057.312.192.348.00012.7729.902.344.1620.5237.04
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9732654781731348101319043210.239.311.429.74014033366.289.190.313.0008.4724.592.903.5525.0842.31
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6021434566073253297311220.262.350.388.7388313247.360.126.271.00011.7429.552.522.8330.5723.21
Chicago White Sox Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter93925973365741206963352414233749266527839.221.289.383.6729942222948.269.162.255.0007.9025.413.213.2627.0538.68
Average MLB - Per 162 games162448589921117584240129411517.221.289.383.67217138509.269.162.255.0007.9025.413.213.2627.0538.68
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625207712420221721036516943520.238.325.410.73521344597.306.172.310.00010.9028.212.593.5824.2935.49

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1982Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha18C53--33151125394382.9707.21-----116088.384.1
1983Appleton Foxes MidwAcha19C95--6829133776773.9968.14-----189797.969.3
1983Appleton Foxes MidwAcha19OF1----1-1---------971.00.7
1984Glens Falls White Sox EastAAcha20C87--44268114521510.9795.86-----98898.963.0
1984Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAcha20C31--149283-180177.9835.71-----431100.020.1
1985Glens Falls White Sox EastAAcha21C97--5731031413690676.9806.97-----119998.069.8
1986Birmingham Barons SouAAcha22C92--46372107545535.9825.82-----89794.864.3
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22C37--2271914247246.9966.65-251562.5537100.022.8
1987Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAcha23C23--1081335124121.9765.26-----33467.616.4
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23C37--1472033170167.9824.51-51033.323994.922.8
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23DH1---------------392.60.6
1988Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha24C35--2021634221218.9866.23-----43989.724.6
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24C46--1902414215214.9954.65-151451.7146100.028.6
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25C68--2994756351346.9865.09-262452.047195.842.2
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25DH2---------------712.81.2
1990Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26C64--2963124329327.9945.11-181850.026894.139.5
1990Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26DH2---------------682.91.2
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27C69--3092846341337.9884.88-251956.827592.042.6
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27OF1---------------751.30.6
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28C119--5335368592586.9904.92-693367.6612396.773.5
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28OF1--3---331.0003.00------1230.80.6
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29C127--7696354837832.9946.55-485646.2912899.278.4
1994Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30C76--4171932439436.9935.74-311468.967798.767.3
1995Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31C113--6294262677671.9915.94-673565.77113100.078.5
1996Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32C111--6804555730725.9936.53-483359.34111100.068.5
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33C51--2611311275274.9965.37-241070.6251100.031.7
MLB Totals for C - 12 season(s)-   C918--4757404424952035161.9925.62-40128158.8509180.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH5---------------50.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF2--3---331.0001.50------20.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C89--4595799525516.9835.80-----11890.00.0
AA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C276--1478243352417561721.9806.24-----282760.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C95--6829133776773.9968.14-----18950.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1----1-1---------10.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C53--33151125394382.9707.21-----11530.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1982Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha18-53---------
1983Appleton Foxes MidwAcha19-95-------1-
1984Glens Falls White Sox EastAAcha20-87---------
1984Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAcha20-31---------
1985Glens Falls White Sox EastAAcha21-97---------
1986Birmingham Barons SouAAcha22-92---------
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22-37---------
1987Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAcha23-23---------
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23-37--------1
1988Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha24-35---------
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24-46---------
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25-68--------2
1990Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26-64--------2
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27-69-------1-
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28-119-------1-
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29-127---------
1994Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30-76---------
1995Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31-113---------
1996Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32-111---------
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33-51---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993Chicago White SoxChamp. SeriesMLB29615000000001700000.000.063.000.0630016.000.000.0676.2543.757.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs615000000001700000.000.063.000.0630016.000.000.0676.2543.757.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2000Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkMinorkca36Manager602040.33320.04 
2010Newark BearsAtlIndIndy-46Hitting Coach1395386.38121.54Tim Raines
2011Newark BearsCanAmIndIndy-47Coach934152.44124.56Tim Raines
2012Camden RiversharksAtlIndIndy-48Bench Coach1386276.4495.53Jeff Scott
2013Camden RiversharksAtlIndIndy-49Manager1405486.38611.54 
2014Camden RiversharksAtlIndIndy-50Manager1404892.34325.03 
* 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.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1998-01-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1997-10-31Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1986Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll2260,000-61441-386,34760,00060,000
1987Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll2360,000-59521-344,90660,000120,000
1988Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll2462,500-60428-392,10762,500182,500
1989Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll25106,000-4931739429,80262,500288,500
1990Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll26108,000-5971615515,727100,000396,500
1991Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll27310,000-3901345742,231100,000706,500
1992Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll28650,000-3181160962,245109,0001,356,500
1993Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll291,566,667-2151677++968,431109,0002,923,167
1994Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll301,429,167-2251176++957,101109,0004,352,334
1995Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll311,773,615-175981++999,520109,0006,125,949
1996Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll322,225,000-143885++957,870109,0008,350,949
1997Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll331,500,000-2411074++1,182,177150,0009,850,949
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red