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Bob KennedyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1939-1957 MLB Years: 1939-1957
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General Manager
World Series Champion

PositionsOF-821, 3B-540, 1B-10, 2B-2Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Daniel Kennedy
Height6-2Weight193BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 18,1920PlaceChicago,Illinois
Death DateApril 7,2005 [84.232]
High SchoolMorgan Park (Chicago,IL)
MLB DebutSeptember 14,1939 [19.027]
OrganizationsCHA [10] CLE [6] BAL [2] BRO [1] DET [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID13675Retrosheet IDkennb104MLBAM ID116987
RelationshipsFather of Terry Kennedy
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed63Power58Contact67XBH59RBIs61Runs48Hitting58Durability60Team.522Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1939Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23b1838020001000001001.250.250.250.500209.250.000.000.2330.000.000.000.000.000.00
1940Chicago White SoxALMLBcha363b1915460674153233352374258070017.252.301.315.61619129655.275.063.125.2886.418.851.380.46202.0018.95
1941Chicago White SoxALMLBcha363b207625716539312953172308004.206.255.276.5317113282.223.070.144.2526.038.161.350.35257.0024.53
1942Chicago White SoxALMLBcha253b2111341237951850381172241080013.231.270.299.56912323442.256.068.131.2714.989.281.860.000.0024.21
1946Chicago White SoxALMLBcha36of2511341143106135534682442100011.258.300.350.65014423436.277.092.146.3085.509.631.751.1582.2021.70
1947Chicago White SoxALMLBcha5,36of2611542847112193648341838020012.262.291.362.65315528448.276.100.140.3034.028.482.111.3471.3325.00
1948Chicago White SoxALMLBcha5of2730113428810140241701005.248.274.336.610389118.292.088.106.2833.3914.414.250.000.0032.14
1948Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24of27667310223205004603001.301.338.397.73529580.328.096.151.3415.007.501.500.000.0022.73
1948Totals for AL-AL         9618614501130190282304006.269.299.360.6596714198.307.091.124.3064.0411.622.880.000.0028.00
1949Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33of2812142449117235957553740080014.276.334.417.75117737469.288.141.229.3497.898.531.081.9247.1131.62
1950Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33of29146540791572759543453311150015.291.355.409.76422141609.296.118.215.3538.705.090.581.4860.0026.11
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33of301083213079154729423433130013.246.320.383.70312326359.256.137.249.3269.479.190.971.9545.8632.91
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33of31224061231012109500000.300.429.425.85417449.343.125.375.40118.3710.200.560.000.0033.33
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33of3210016122385032202191110007.236.320.323.643528181.238.087.193.30310.506.080.581.6653.6721.05
1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal403b331063233781132645212843035016.251.306.359.66511621359.269.108.198.3067.8011.981.541.6753.8325.93
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33of3426701010100501101000003.143.250.157.40711180.167.014.143.20812.5012.501.000.000.0010.00
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha303b3483214286510294302161602007.304.352.495.84710621232.296.191.257.3776.906.901.003.8823.7832.31
1955Totals for AL-AL         1092843875112948032626020010.264.326.412.73811722312.265.148.229.3338.338.331.002.8831.5629.33
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha303b35813010000002400000.077.200.077.2771015.111.000.154.15513.3326.672.000.000.000.00
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet3of-3b3569177174150422222419231210.232.328.328.656589207.239.096.232.30211.599.180.791.9344.2521.95
1956Totals for AL-AL         77190174250422222623231210.221.320.311.631599222.232.090.226.29211.7110.360.881.8047.5021.43
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha163642000000000100001.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro49of361931541014001501001.129.156.258.4148233.120.129.161.1853.0315.155.003.0331.0050.00
1957Totals for MLB-MLB         2333541014001601002.121.147.242.3898235.115.121.152.1742.8617.146.002.8633.0050.00
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter1482462451411761964163514455036444366562151.254.309.355.66416433005065.270.101.179.0007.198.751.221.2473.4025.51
Chicago White Sox Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter6992464249615100222425928331452401290071.250.292.337.6298311462639.269.087.144.0005.499.091.660.91102.6723.74
Cleveland Indians Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter563155919642576172817913131561263290050.273.340.397.7376191211747.283.124.225.0008.937.210.811.6055.6828.47
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1323934791142650223853035019.232.296.323.61912722439.251.091.188.0008.6612.071.391.3765.5024.18
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter69177174150422222419231210.232.328.328.656589207.239.096.232.00011.599.180.791.9344.2521.95
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1931541014001501001.129.156.258.4148233.120.129.161.0003.0315.155.003.0331.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16250556129214756554048171017.254.309.355.66418033554.270.101.179.0007.198.751.221.2473.4025.51

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1939Chicago White SoxALMLBcha183B2---31-43.7501.50------366.71.3
1940Chicago White SoxALMLBcha193B154--1783223325533500.9383.25------154100.0100.0
1941Chicago White SoxALMLBcha203B71--881531712258241.9343.39------7693.446.1
1942Chicago White SoxALMLBcha213B96--992071417320306.9563.19------11385.064.9
1942Chicago White SoxALMLBcha21OF16--3121-3433.9712.06------11314.210.8
1946Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25OF75--1571061173167.9652.23------11366.448.7
1946Chicago White SoxALMLBcha253B29--197710610696.9063.31------11325.718.8
1947Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26OF106--204873219212.9682.00------11592.268.8
1947Chicago White SoxALMLBcha263B1--12--331.0003.00------1150.90.6
1948Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27OF50--352-137371.0000.74------6675.832.3
1948Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27OF30--6132-6664.9702.13------30100.019.7
1948Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle272B2--45-1991.0004.50------663.01.3
1948Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle271B1--3--1331.0003.00------661.50.6
1949Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28OF98--1901224204202.9902.06------12181.063.6
1949Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle283B21--1344145857.9832.71------12117.413.6
1950Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29OF144--2941343311307.9872.13------14698.693.5
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30OF106--174962189183.9681.73------10898.168.8
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31OF13--24---24241.0001.85------2259.18.4
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle313B3--112-113131.0004.33------2213.61.9
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32OF89--912--93931.0001.04------10089.057.8
1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal333B71--811311410226212.9382.99------10667.046.1
1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33OF21--40-1-4140.9761.90------10619.813.6
1954Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33OF1---------------10.00.6
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha343B55--3273710112105.9381.91------8366.335.7
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34OF20--16---16161.0000.80------8324.113.0
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34OF14--27---27271.0001.93------2653.89.1
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal341B6--474-651511.0008.50------2623.13.9
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha341B3--7--1771.0002.33------833.61.9
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal343B1---------------263.80.6
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet35OF29--5224-5854.9311.86------6942.018.8
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet353B27--3538838173.9012.70------6939.117.5
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha353B6--43-2771.0001.17------875.03.9
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro36OF9--4---441.0000.44------1947.45.8
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro363B3--42--661.0002.00------1915.81.9
MLB Totals for OF - 13 season(s)-   OF821--140063331414961463.9781.78------8210.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 12 season(s)-   3B540--55510671059017271622.9393.00------5400.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B10--574-861611.0006.10------100.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B2--45-1991.0004.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1939Chicago White SoxALMLBcha18-----2-----
1940Chicago White SoxALMLBcha19-----154-----
1941Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20-----71-----
1942Chicago White SoxALMLBcha21-----96---16-
1946Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25-----29---75-
1947Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26-----1---106-
1948Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27--12-----50-
1948Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27---------30-
1949Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28-----21---98-
1950Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29---------144-
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30---------106-
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31-----3---13-
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32---------89-
1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33-----71---21-
1954Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33---------1-
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34--3--55---20-
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34--6--1---14-
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet35-----27---29-
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35-----6-----
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro36-----3---9-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1948Cleveland IndiansWorld SeriesMLB2732010001000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs32010001000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle37Assistant Coach1537776.50314.54Bobby Bragan,Joe Gordon
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle38Assistant Coach1548965.5785.02Joe Gordon
1962Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn41Assistant Coach16259103.36442.59Lou Klein,El Tappe,Charlie Metro
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn42Assistant Coach1628280.50617.07Bob Kennedy
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn42Manager1628280.50617.07 
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn43Manager1627686.46917.08 
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn43Assistant Coach1627686.46917.08Bob Kennedy
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn44Manager1627290.44425.08 
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn44Assistant Coach1627290.44425.08Bob Kennedy,Lou Klein
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl46Assistant Coach1627785.47524.56Ken Silvestri,Billy Hitchcock
1968Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak47Manager1628280.50621.06 
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn56General Manager1628181.50020.04Herman Franks
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn57General Manager1627983.48811.03Herman Franks
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn58General Manager1628082.49418.05Joey Amalfitano,Herman Franks
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn59General Manager1626498.39527.06Preston Gomez,Joey Amalfitano
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn60General Manager1033865.36921.56Joey Amalfitano
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1957-10-15Released by Dodgers. 
1957-05-20Claimed on waivers by Dodgers from White Sox. 
1957-04-15Released by Tigers. 
1957-04-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1956-05-15TradeTraded by White Sox with Harry Byrd and Jim Brideweser to Tigers for Jim Delsing and Fred Hatfield. 
1955-05-30Purchased by White Sox from Orioles. 
1954-04-17TradeTraded by Indians to Orioles for Jim Dyck. 
1948-06-02TradeTraded by White Sox to Indians for Pat Seerey and Al Gettel. 
1937-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
* 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.