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Jeff KingTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1984-1999 MLB Years: 1989-1999
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Drafted
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

Positions3B-771, 1B-597, 2B-123, DH-19, SS-14, OF-1Position when DraftedSS-3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJeffrey Wayne King
Height6-1Weight188BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 26,1964 [53.271]PlaceMarion,Indiana
High SchoolRampart (Colorado Springs,CO)
CollegeUniversity of Arkansas (Fayetteville,AR)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 23rd round (573rd overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$180,000
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1987-PIT-#4 ... 1988-PIT-#4 ... 1989-PIT-#5
MLB DebutJune 2,1989 [24.158]
OrganizationsPIT [11] KCA [3] Awards4
TBC Player ID13752Retrosheet IDkingj001MLBAM ID117081
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1985 United States National Baseball team
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed62Power75Contact70XBH72RBIs82Runs66Hitting54Durability60Team.520Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984ArkansasCollegeFr3b-1b1954196497510385553171400000.383.432.5871.01911521213.385.204.301.4517.986.570.823.7624.5028.00
1985ArkansasCollegeSo3b-1b206525464932641782103302700000.366.433.7011.13417847284.362.335.480.48710.569.510.905.9914.9450.54
1986ArkansasCollegeJr3b-1b215918765692051767121572400000.369.516.8021.31815042244.356.433.797.54923.369.840.426.9711.0060.87
1986Prince William PiratesCaroA+pit-3b213713218314162011193410020.235.336.417.7535511152.272.182.326.33412.5022.371.793.9522.0035.48
1987Salem BuccaneersCaroA+pit-1b2290310688691267162618810220.277.396.565.96117536374.303.288.497.41016.3123.531.446.9511.9241.86
1987Harrisburg SenatorsEastAApit-1b22261001224702250142700400.240.259.370.629379108.293.130.160.2693.7025.006.751.8550.0037.50
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         116410801101612896636511510620.268.365.517.88221245482.300.249.415.37813.4923.861.775.8114.6440.91
1988Harrisburg SenatorsEastAApit-3b2311741149105211146654468702830.255.325.414.73917036467.286.159.273.3299.8518.631.893.0029.3634.29
1989Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-1b-3b245116926435262971132202500.254.299.414.7137013189.253.160.272.3176.8811.641.693.1728.1730.23
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit71b2475215314213351942203422413.195.266.353.6197621243.206.158.260.2788.2313.991.702.0643.0050.00
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit73b2512737146911711453332150127112.245.283.410.69315232402.245.165.221.3065.2212.442.383.4826.5035.16
1991Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-3b26918341102106300000.222.417.389.8067224.267.167.556.37525.0012.500.500.000.0050.00
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit73b263310916261141831141510133.239.328.376.704416125.242.137.284.31311.2012.001.073.2027.2523.08
1992Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-3b-1b277296102025102200000.345.387.6211.00818431.320.276.379.4476.456.451.006.4514.5040.00
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit73b2713048056111212146546275628538.231.272.371.64317837522.234.140.192.2885.1710.732.072.6834.2933.33
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit73b2815861182180353998865954418417.295.356.406.76224847683.308.111.211.3408.647.910.921.3267.8926.11
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit73b2994339368923054232303802717.263.316.375.69112728378.277.112.204.3057.9410.051.271.3267.8031.46
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit73b30122445611182721887745563108510.265.342.456.79820347509.269.191.321.34610.8112.381.153.5424.7239.83
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit71b-2b3115559191160364301111517095218317.271.346.497.84329470672.274.226.369.36110.4214.141.364.4619.7043.75
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca71b3215554384129301281121658996211249.238.341.451.79224559647.234.213.398.34413.7614.841.084.3319.3945.74
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca71b3313148683128171249310242732010110.263.319.451.77021942540.261.188.290.3327.7813.521.744.4420.2532.81
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca71b34217214172031120151030111.236.385.389.77428591.233.153.389.35116.4810.990.673.3024.0029.41
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1201426260010912221815470975324425842017712797.256.324.425.74918113944812.261.169.283.0009.1912.141.323.2027.6836.11
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter337116918230349656218219151263241970.259.340.455.7955321111345.284.196.335.00011.2319.551.744.1620.8836.63
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter6721635578383691212702500.264.322.440.7629519244.263.176.310.0008.6111.071.293.2827.0033.33
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1435116112928116915550114021230.252.312.405.71720745575.288.153.250.0008.7019.832.282.7831.9434.88
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter127442861171323291738012220240.265.378.520.89823047526.293.255.446.00015.2123.191.536.0813.8140.17
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1786371782375612422042771046500000.372.460.6951.155443110741.368.323.518.00014.048.770.635.6715.1746.41
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter8943161419817173169949347252964051316482177.258.320.417.73713192883534.265.159.259.0008.3811.461.372.8031.9335.25
Kansas City Royals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3071101181274492552162871461797123620.249.334.447.7814921061278.246.198.350.00011.4214.011.234.3020.0238.69
Average MLB - Per 162 games16257581147302219610460793210413.256.324.425.74924453649.261.169.283.0009.1912.141.323.2027.6836.11
Average Minor - Per 162 games16256287146243271051047312612930.259.340.455.79525653647.284.196.335.00011.2319.551.744.1620.8836.63

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1986Prince William Pirates CaroA+pit213B34--2550848375.9042.21------3791.924.5
1987Salem Buccaneers CaroA+pit221B65--55455451613609.9939.37------9072.246.8
1987Salem Buccaneers CaroA+pit223B20--1851947869.8853.45------9022.214.4
1987Harrisburg Senators EastAApit221B14--10710110118117.9928.36------2653.810.0
1988Harrisburg Senators EastAApit233B103--972082415329305.9272.96------11788.074.6
1988Harrisburg Senators EastAApit23SS3--76121413.9294.33------1172.62.2
1989Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit241B27--20521118227226.9968.37------5152.919.0
1989Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit243B18--840735548.8732.67------5135.312.7
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit241B46--38422232408406.9958.83------7561.328.4
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit243B13--923223432.9412.46------7517.38.0
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit242B7--1014-224241.0003.43------759.34.3
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24SS1---------------751.30.6
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit253B115--582151815291273.9382.37------12790.671.0
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit251B1--3---331.0003.00------1270.80.6
1991Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit263B6--28111110.9091.67------966.74.2
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit263B33--15622-7977.9752.33------33100.020.4
1992Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit273B4--27--991.0002.25------757.12.8
1992Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit271B3--171-118181.0006.00------742.92.1
1992Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit272B2--24-1661.0003.00------728.61.4
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit273B73--44139914192183.9532.51------13056.245.1
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit272B32--4968-161171171.0003.66------13024.619.8
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit271B32--27021227293291.9939.09------13024.619.8
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27SS6--46111110.9091.67------1304.63.7
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27OF1--1---111.0001.00------1300.80.6
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit283B156--1053531728475458.9642.94------15898.796.3
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit282B2--3612109.9004.50------1581.31.2
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28SS2---3--331.0001.50------1581.31.2
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit293B91--591931227264252.9552.77------9496.879.8
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit292B1--251287.8757.00------941.10.9
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit303B84--481641314225212.9422.52------12268.958.3
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit301B35--29627222325323.9949.23------12228.724.3
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit302B8--814-422221.0002.75------1226.65.6
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30SS2---12-31.3330.50------1221.61.4
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit311B92--74547260794792.9978.61------15559.456.8
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit312B71--145181740333326.9794.59------15545.843.8
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit313B17--624213230.9381.76------15511.010.5
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca321B150--1217147513513691364.9969.09------15596.893.2
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32DH2---------------1551.31.2
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca331B112--93285510310221017.9959.08------13185.569.6
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33DH16---------------13112.29.9
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca333B4--36-2991.0002.25------1313.12.5
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca341B20--18815221205203.99010.15------2195.212.4
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34DH1---------------214.80.6
MLB Totals for 3B - 9 season(s)-   3B586--34711797510316011526.9532.60------5860.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 8 season(s)-   1B488--40353642040044194399.9959.01------4880.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 6 season(s)-   2B121--217288966514505.9824.17------1210.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH19---------------190.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS11--410311714.8241.27------110.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B30--22222119245244.9968.13------300.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B28--1255847567.8932.39------280.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B2--24-1661.0003.00------20.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B103--972082415329305.9272.96------1030.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B14--10710110118117.9928.36------140.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS3--76121413.9294.33------30.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B65--55455451613609.9939.37------650.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B54--43101178161144.8942.67------540.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1986Prince William Pirates CaroA+pit21-----34-----
1987Salem Buccaneers CaroA+pit22--65--20-----
1987Harrisburg Senators EastAApit22--14--------
1988Harrisburg Senators EastAApit23----3103-----
1989Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit24--27--18-----
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24--467113-----
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25--1--115-----
1991Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit26-----6-----
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26-----33-----
1992Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit27--32-4-----
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27--3232673---1-
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28---22156-----
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29---1-91-----
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30--358284-----
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31--9271-17-----
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32--150-------2
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33--112--4----16
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34--20-------1

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1990Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB25510010000001500000.100.182.100.2821011.200.000.1009.0945.455.000.000.000.00
1992Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB27729474002000100000.241.241.379.62011429.250.138.1380.003.450.000.000.0057.14
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs1239484002001600000.205.225.308.53312440.242.103.1282.5015.006.000.000.0050.00

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1985College Summer League Player of the Year1
1996National League Player of the Week (April 29-May 5)1
1997AL Player of the Month (June) ... American League Player of the Week (September 22-September 28)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1996-12-13TradeTraded by Pirates with Jay Bell to Royals for Jeff Wallace, Joe Randa, Jeff Martin and Jeff Granger. 
* 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
1986Pittsburgh Pirates-21180,000-------180,000Signing Bonus out of 1986 Draft (1st round - 1st overall)
1989Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll2468,000-6083020429,80262,500248,000
1990Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll25112,500-5872817515,727100,000360,500
1991Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll26215,000-4402337742,231100,000575,500
1992Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll27325,000-4191948962,245109,000900,500
1993Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll28675,000-3271064968,431109,0001,575,500
1994Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll292,400,000-162483++957,101109,0003,975,500
1995Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll302,160,000-151284++999,520109,0006,135,500
1996Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll312,500,000-126386++957,870109,0008,635,500
1997Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll322,500,000-158583++1,182,177150,00011,135,500
1998Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll334,000,000-91390++1,276,192170,00015,135,500
1999Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll344,000,000-123287++1,454,491200,00019,135,500
* 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