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Keith KessingerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1989-1996 MLB Years: 1993-1993
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PositionsSS-294, 2B-196, 3B-172, 1B-11Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Keith Kessinger
Height6-2Weight185BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 19,1967 [51.065]PlaceForrest City,Arkansas
High SchoolBriarcrest Christian (Eads,TN)
CollegeUniversity of Mississippi (Oxford,MS)

DraftedSelected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 36th round (921st overall) of the 1989 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsLamar North
MLB DebutSeptember 15,1993 [26.208]
OrganizationsCIN [4] BAL [3] CHN [2] Awards0
TBC Player ID13710Retrosheet IDkessk001MLBAM ID117025
RelationshipsSon of Don Kessinger
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed23Power44Contact72XBH45RBIs45Runs40Hitting46Durability55Team.481Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1989Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-2b222899172740291081212000.273.333.374.707376110.294.101.192.3257.2710.911.501.8249.5022.22
1990Wausau TimbersMidwAbal-ss-2b2337134172980091162330000.216.266.276.542378143.261.060.104.2514.2016.083.830.000.0027.59
1990Frederick KeysCaroA+bal-ss-2b23641451822400800203635000.152.268.179.447264173.202.027.166.22611.5620.811.800.000.0018.18
1990Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         101279355112001711265965000.183.267.226.4936312316.232.043.136.2378.2318.672.270.000.0023.53
1991Cedar Rapids RedsMidwAcin-3b245920615425011501234635110.204.292.243.535506238.256.039.146.2559.6619.332.000.42206.0014.29
1991Frederick KeysCaroA+bal-3b-2b24265651030042081201000.179.281.232.51313365.227.053.232.24812.3118.461.500.000.0030.00
1991Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         8526220528011921315836110.198.290.240.530639303.250.042.164.25310.2319.141.870.33262.0017.31
1992Cedar Rapids RedsMidwAcin183b2595308417315143820365715120.237.318.331.64910220351.278.094.218.30010.2616.241.581.1477.0027.40
1993Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-ss265616124509032803241805020.311.400.422.8226812190.336.111.242.37012.639.470.751.5853.6724.00
1993Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-ss263512017349021501141411040.283.363.408.7714911136.308.125.233.33810.2910.291.001.4760.0032.35
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         91281418418054304383216060.299.384.416.80011723326.324.117.238.35711.669.820.841.5356.2027.38
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin62ss261127471013004400101.259.344.407.75111232.261.148.296.33512.5012.501.003.1327.0028.57
1994Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-2b-ss271153933798193348313660041411.249.312.336.64813225434.287.087.183.2898.2913.821.670.69131.0025.51
1995Orlando CubsSouAAchn-2b2818628165005006312001.258.333.339.67221571.271.081.177.3098.454.230.500.000.0031.25
1995Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-ss-2b2868210214811022011252317226.229.311.310.6216513245.246.081.200.28310.209.390.920.82105.0027.08
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         86272296416022511312629227.235.316.316.6328618316.252.081.195.2899.818.230.840.63136.0028.13
1996Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-ss295518419448042601223005336.239.316.348.6646412214.261.109.223.29310.2814.021.361.8746.0027.27
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1127471013004400101.259.344.407.75111232.261.148.296.00012.5012.501.003.1327.0028.57
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter6562078239493100421225109228334144281824.237.316.320.6366641252370.273.083.192.0009.6214.091.460.8998.9525.35
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2739079422447311109449712721761323.247.319.342.661310611029.275.095.202.0009.4312.341.311.0782.4527.23
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter74223326614033303302117021.296.382.399.7818917261.317.103.224.00011.498.050.701.1574.3325.76
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9020123327001220284836000.159.272.194.466397238.209.035.184.00011.7620.171.710.000.0021.88
A Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter191648731442815623265126710230.222.299.292.59118934732.268.070.171.0008.8817.211.940.68129.6023.61
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2899172740291081212000.273.333.374.707376110.294.101.192.0007.2710.911.501.8249.5022.22
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1127471013004400101.259.344.407.75111232.261.148.296.00012.5012.501.003.1327.0028.57
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623985910315015440059590015015.259.344.407.75116229471.261.148.296.00012.5012.501.003.1327.0028.57
Average Minor - Per 162 games16251359122251556225682310246.237.316.320.63616431585.273.083.192.0009.6214.091.460.8998.9525.35

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1989Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal222B18--37622910199.9805.50------2864.326.5
1989Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal223B8--812-120201.0002.50------2828.611.8
1989Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal22SS2---3--331.0001.50------287.12.9
1990Wausau Timbers MidwAbal23SS21--1941636660.9092.86------3756.815.4
1990Wausau Timbers MidwAbal232B12--2022484642.9133.50------3732.48.8
1990Wausau Timbers MidwAbal233B12--513121918.9471.50------3732.48.8
1990Frederick Keys CaroA+bal23SS31--42741115127116.9133.74------6448.422.8
1990Frederick Keys CaroA+bal232B21--2443196867.9853.19------6432.815.4
1990Frederick Keys CaroA+bal233B14--3182-2321.9131.50------6421.910.3
1991Cedar Rapids Reds MidwAcin243B40--367496119110.9242.75------5967.828.6
1991Cedar Rapids Reds MidwAcin24SS11--1930145049.9804.45------5918.67.9
1991Cedar Rapids Reds MidwAcin242B8--1920164039.9754.88------5913.65.7
1991Frederick Keys CaroA+bal243B17--11126-2923.7931.35------2665.412.1
1991Frederick Keys CaroA+bal242B9--1716463733.8923.67------2634.66.4
1991Frederick Keys CaroA+bal24SS4--14-1551.0001.25------2615.42.9
1991Frederick Keys CaroA+bal241B2--3--1331.0001.50------267.71.4
1992Cedar Rapids Reds MidwAcin253B60--32107123151139.9212.32------9563.243.5
1992Cedar Rapids Reds MidwAcin252B17--33351126968.9864.00------9517.912.3
1992Cedar Rapids Reds MidwAcin25SS16--2251177473.9864.56------9516.811.6
1992Cedar Rapids Reds MidwAcin251B8--609-369691.0008.63------958.45.8
1993Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin26SS32--5777129146134.9184.19------5657.122.7
1993Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin262B11--1728-445451.0004.09------5619.67.8
1993Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin263B9--817122625.9622.78------5616.16.4
1993Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin261B1--3---331.0003.00------561.80.7
1993Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin26SS28--4191222134132.9854.71------3580.019.6
1993Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin262B6--910--19191.0003.17------3517.14.2
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26SS11--722253129.9352.64------11100.06.8
1994Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin272B56--119148637273267.9784.77------11548.739.2
1994Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin27SS47--60156627222216.9734.60------11540.932.9
1994Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin273B6--314--17171.0002.83------1155.24.2
1995Orlando Cubs SouAAchn282B13--3133296664.9704.92------1872.29.1
1995Orlando Cubs SouAAchn28SS5--813222321.9134.20------1827.83.5
1995Orlando Cubs SouAAchn283B1---1--111.0001.00------185.60.7
1995Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn28SS41--471151228174162.9313.95------6860.328.7
1995Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn282B23--4470-161141141.0004.96------6833.816.1
1996Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn29SS45--61123427188184.9794.09------5581.831.3
1996Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn293B5--24-1661.0001.20------559.13.5
1996Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn292B2--331-76.8573.00------553.61.4
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS11--722253129.9352.64------110.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS161--20948524104718694.9674.31------1610.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B87--175231753413406.9834.67------870.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B11--518-123231.0002.09------110.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS37--65901411169155.9174.19------370.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B24--4861213111109.9824.54------240.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B10--818122726.9632.60------100.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--3---331.0003.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS35--43781116132121.9173.46------350.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B31--14308-5244.8461.42------310.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B30--4159515105100.9523.33------300.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--3--1331.0001.50------20.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B112--731942211289267.9242.38------1120.00.0
A Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS48--60122814190182.9583.79------480.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B37--7277626155149.9614.03------370.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B8--609-369691.0008.63------80.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B18--37622910199.9805.50------180.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B8--812-120201.0002.50------80.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS2---3--331.0001.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1989Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal22---1828-----
1990Wausau Timbers MidwAbal23---122112-----
1990Frederick Keys CaroA+bal23---213114-----
1991Cedar Rapids Reds MidwAcin24---81140-----
1991Frederick Keys CaroA+bal24--29417-----
1992Cedar Rapids Reds MidwAcin25--8171660-----
1993Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin26--111329-----
1993Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin26---628------
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26----11------
1994Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin27---56476-----
1995Orlando Cubs SouAAchn28---1351-----
1995Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn28---2341------
1996Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn29---2455-----

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2002Arkansas State University IndiansSBCNCAACollege-35Manager23914.3918.57 -
2003Arkansas State University IndiansSBCNCAACollege-36Manager23914.3917.58 -
2004Arkansas State University IndiansSBCNCAACollege-37Manager23815.3487.58 -
2005Arkansas State University IndiansSBCNCAACollege-38Manager241212.5004.06 -
2006Arkansas State University IndiansSBCNCAACollege-39Manager23716.30412.57 -
2007Arkansas State University IndiansSBCNCAACollege-40Manager301317.43310.09 
2008Arkansas State University IndiansSBCNCAACollege-41Manager29821.27611.511 
* 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
1995-01-11TradeTraded by Reds to Cubs for Greg Hillman. 
1991-07-02Purchased by Reds from Orioles. 
* 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
1993Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll26109,000-75744-968,431109,000109,000
* 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