Page Information
Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Ralph McPherran Kiner
Stat Years
1946-1955  [mlb] 1946-1955
Height/Weight
6-2 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (1382) ... 1B (58)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
2014-02-06 [91.102]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Alhambra (Alhambra,CA)
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1946-04-16 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.171)
Service Time
Organizations
PIT [8] CHN [2] CLE [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 13746 ... retro id: kiner101 ... mlbam id: 117072
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed59Power97Contact43XBH93RBIs50Runs70Hitting74Durability96Team.422Ratings Explained
Get TBC PREMIUM and remove ads, cleaner display, access to research applications, data store discounts and more!
The TBC Newsletter will keep you periodically up-to-date on what is happening at The Baseball Cube.

Career Batting Statistics

top csv share Sort Research Applications: MLB Stats | Minor Stats | College Stats | Draft Research
  • Grid Filters
  • MLB
  • Minors
  • Full Season
  • Short Season
  • AAA
  • AA
  • A+
  • A
  • A-
  • Rookie
  • College
  • Indy/Intl/+
  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1946Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit4323of---11445026312417323813074109120015.247.345.430.77557921643.000.183.00012.7818.831.4721.83.9734.7
    1947Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit424of---215256511817723451127109881210012.313.417.6391.05666636178.000.326.00014.7112.160.8311.17.6644.1
    1948Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit425of---3156555104147195401231011261300015.265.391.533.92467029664.000.268.00016.729.100.5413.95.9743.5
    1949Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit426of---4152549116170195541276011761100010.310.432.6581.09066736178.000.348.00017.549.150.5210.28.1045.9
    1950Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit427of---5150547112149216471182012279300022.272.408.590.99867232374.000.318.00018.1511.760.6511.66.9949.7
    1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit428of-1b---6151531124164316421092113757200010.309.452.6271.07967033379.578.318.00020.458.510.4212.66.2748.2
    1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit429of---7149516901261723787301107770006.244.384.500.88463325856.475.256.00017.3812.160.7013.95.8544.4
    1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit430of---84114827406172910252120001.270.383.466.8491756914.372.196.00014.2912.000.8421.14.0035.0
    1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn430of---8117414731171422887117567110010.283.394.529.92349121944.428.246.00015.2713.650.8914.85.7037.6
    1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn431of---9147557881593652273207690253017.285.371.487.85864327163.341.202.30611.8214.001.1825.33.4239.6
    1955Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle932of---101133215678130185400654600418.243.367.452.81939014531.411.209.23016.6711.790.7117.84.6239.7
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)147252059711451216393691015222101174924971126.279.398.548.94662562852624.467.269.26416.1611.970.7414.15.9043.0
    National League Totals (10 yrs)1359488491513732033935196122294670324930118.281.400.554.95458662707593.471.273.26716.1311.980.7413.95.9843.2
    American League Totals (1 yrs)1133215678130185400654600418.243.367.452.81939014531.411.209.23016.6711.790.7117.84.6239.7
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (8 yrs)109539137541097153323018011917955462130091.280.405.567.97247322217486.494.287.26016.8011.540.6913.06.3644.3
    Chicago Cubs Totals (2 yrs)2649711612765075016031151157363027.284.381.505.8861134490107.378.221.29513.3213.841.0419.44.4138.8
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)1133215678130185400654600418.243.367.452.81939014531.411.209.23016.6711.790.7117.84.6239.7
    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

    top csv share Sort Research Applications: MLB Stats | Minor Stats | College Stats | Draft Research
  • Grid Filters
  • MLB
  • Minors
  • Full Season
  • Short Season
  • AAA
  • AA
  • A+
  • A
  • A-
  • Rookie
  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1946Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB23OF14000.03396112356345.9692.500.0090.997.21
    1947Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB24OF15200.0390871405398.9832.600.0098.7100.01
    1948Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB25OF15400.03826101398388.9752.500.00100.098.71
    1949Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB26OF15200.03111273330323.9792.100.0098.7100.01
    1950Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB27OF15000.028713112311300.9652.000.0098.0100.01
    1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB281B5800.0556291159596585.98210.100.0037.738.41
    1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB28OF9400.0195771209202.9672.100.0061.062.32
    1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB29OF14900.0250980267259.9701.700.0096.8100.01
    1953Chicago CubsNLMLB30OF11600.0211682225217.9641.900.0075.399.12
    1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB30OF4100.07150176761.0001.900.0026.6100.05
    1954Chicago CubsNLMLB31OF14700.0298691313304.9712.100.0095.5100.01
    1955Cleveland IndiansALMLB32OF8700.0141220145143.9861.600.0056.577.03
    MLB Totals - (1B)5800556291159596585.98210.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)138200287580801430352955.9742.100.000.00.00
    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

    top csv share Sort Research Applications: MLB Stats | Minor Stats | College Stats | Draft Research
    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1946MLB---------140-
    1947MLB---------152-
    1948MLB---------154-
    1949MLB---------152-
    1950MLB---------150-
    1951MLB--58------94-
    1952MLB---------149-
    1953MLB---------157-
    1954MLB---------147-
    1955MLB---------87-
    Totals--58------1382-