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Red KressTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1927-1946 MLB Years: 1927-1946
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PositionsSS-835, 3B-170, 1B-162, OF-124, 2B-59, P-4Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRalph Kress
Height5-11Weight165BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 2,1907PlaceColumbia,California
Death DateNovember 29,1962 [55.331]
High SchoolFrankford (Philadelphia,PA)
MLB DebutSeptember 24,1927 [20.265]
OrganizationsSLA [8] CHA [3] WS1 [3] DET [2] NY1 [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID13948Retrosheet IDkresr101MLBAM ID117313
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed62Power71Contact54XBH67RBIs61Runs47Hitting64Durability65Team.432Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1927St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-ss20723372113003301000.304.385.609.99414427.316.305.435.44011.1111.111.003.7023.0057.14
1928St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-ss21150560781532610381544870126000.273.332.371.70320839635.308.098.186.3287.5611.021.460.47186.6725.49
1929St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-ss22147557821703849107585254117000.305.366.436.80224351627.326.131.219.3678.298.611.041.4461.8930.00
1930St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-ss2315461494192438161123125056213000.313.366.487.85329967679.325.174.241.3787.368.251.122.3638.3834.90
1931St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla43b241506058718846816114316464813000.311.360.493.85329870655.318.182.236.3867.027.331.042.4437.8137.23
1932St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-3b251452290129114601000.173.232.327.55917357.159.154.231.2547.0210.531.503.5126.0033.33
1932Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24of-ss251355158314742495763473616000.285.346.435.78122455569.294.150.247.3548.266.330.771.5857.2237.41
1932Totals for AL-AL         14956785156425116674514217000.275.336.425.76124158626.282.150.245.3458.156.710.821.7651.5537.18
1933Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31b2612946747116205107844374007000.248.304.377.68117635511.254.129.208.3167.247.831.081.9646.7030.17
1934Chicago White SoxALMLBcha142b27814340001003300000.286.412.286.6984017.364.000.214.35017.6517.651.000.000.000.00
1934Washington Senators IALMLBws1251b275617118394342430171902000.228.298.357.6556111190.236.129.246.3048.9510.001.122.1142.7528.21
1934Totals for AL-AL         6418521434342530202202000.232.307.351.6586511207.245.119.243.3079.6610.631.101.9346.2525.58
1935Washington Senators IALMLBws126ss2884252327513424233251602000.298.361.405.76610219279.312.107.206.3558.965.730.640.72126.0025.33
1936Washington Senators IALMLBws125ss-2b291093915111120685160392504000.284.349.427.77616734434.288.143.258.3578.995.760.641.8448.8830.63
1938St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla3ss311505667417133377954694709000.302.378.408.78623143644.320.106.230.36710.717.300.681.0980.8625.15
1939St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-ss3213435121008106201004.279.367.302.66913150.293.023.186.32712.004.000.330.000.008.33
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet23ss-2b325115719387012221171604007.242.316.306.622488178.264.064.178.2989.558.990.940.56157.0021.05
1939Totals for AL-AL         64200245080130312318050011.250.327.305.632619228.271.055.180.30410.097.890.780.44200.0018.00
1940Detroit TigersALMLBdet263b-ss33339913223111100101201007.222.294.303.597305110.244.081.182.2819.0910.911.200.9199.0022.73
1946New York GiantsNLMLBny131p3911000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.36450.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter139150876911454298588979947564744536970018.286.347.420.76721354455664.300.134.225.0008.378.000.961.5757.1630.61
St. Louis Browns Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter785302042590218935545132345278286571004.299.359.438.79713232783374.316.139.224.0008.248.481.031.6055.9330.82
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter272996133267629191361078779113000.268.327.406.733404901097.276.138.228.0007.937.200.911.7352.4233.71
Washington Senators I Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter249814101225371314117123816008000.276.342.405.74733064903.285.129.240.0008.976.640.741.5558.1428.44
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter842563260101233212728050014.234.307.305.6127813288.257.071.180.0009.389.721.040.69128.0021.67
New York Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162592801693571093575553111002.286.347.420.76724952660.300.134.225.0008.378.000.961.5757.1630.61

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1935Washington Senators IALMLBws126Rel280012.7130300305.28980550002.2912.71--7.947.941.00-3.94
1946New York GiantsNLMLBny131Rel390012.2710100003.25551110001.6412.272.452.452.451.00-6.20
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter0012.5440400308.01314131660002.0412.540.965.795.791.00-2.04
Washington Senators I Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0012.7130300305.28980550002.2912.71--7.947.941.00--
New York Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0012.2710100003.25551110001.6412.272.452.452.451.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings0012.549409400710220.0306330306241411410002.0412.540.965.795.791.00-2.04

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1927St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla20SS7--1225143837.9745.29------7100.04.6
1928St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla21SS150--3184005599773718.9294.79------150100.097.4
1929St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla22SS146--3124414394796753.9465.16------14799.396.1
1930St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla23SS123--2713494183661620.9385.04------15479.979.9
1930St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla233B31--355710410292.9022.97------15420.120.1
1931St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla243B84--921411612249233.9362.77------15056.054.5
1931St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla24OF40--828519590.9472.25------15026.726.0
1931St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla24SS38--3747679084.9332.21------15025.324.7
1931St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla241B10--941048108104.96310.40------1506.76.5
1932Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25OF64--1391272158151.9562.36------13547.442.4
1932Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25SS53--1251551935299280.9365.28------13539.335.1
1932Chicago White SoxALMLBcha253B19--1734645751.8952.68------13514.112.6
1932St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla253B14--2327555550.9093.57------14100.09.1
1932Chicago White SoxALMLBcha251B1--102-412121.00012.00------1350.70.7
1933Chicago White SoxALMLBcha261B111--116960288312571229.97811.07------12986.074.0
1933Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26OF8--16-1-1716.9412.00------1296.25.3
1934Washington Senators IALMLBws1271B30--29111216304302.99310.07------5653.619.7
1934Washington Senators IALMLBws127OF10--151--16161.0001.60------5617.96.6
1934Washington Senators IALMLBws1272B6--1815-433331.0005.50------5610.73.9
1934Chicago White SoxALMLBcha272B3--52--771.0002.33------837.52.0
1934Washington Senators IALMLBws1273B1---------------561.80.7
1934Washington Senators IALMLBws127SS1--45-1991.0009.00------561.80.7
1935Washington Senators IALMLBws128SS53--1182041253334322.9646.08------8463.134.6
1935Washington Senators IALMLBws1281B5--352183837.9747.40------846.03.3
1935Washington Senators IALMLBws128P3-5-3--331.0001.000.60-----843.62.0
1935Washington Senators IALMLBws128OF2--4-1-54.8002.00------842.41.3
1935Washington Senators IALMLBws1282B1---2--221.0002.00------841.20.7
1936Washington Senators IALMLBws129SS64--1432122852383355.9275.55------10958.741.8
1936Washington Senators IALMLBws1292B33--86100121187186.9955.64------10930.321.6
1936Washington Senators IALMLBws1291B5--373124140.9768.00------1094.63.3
1938St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla31SS150--32138826100735709.9654.73------150100.098.7
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet32SS25--4869515122117.9594.68------5149.016.2
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet322B16--29476138276.9274.75------5131.410.4
1939St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla32SS13--27294106056.9334.31------13100.08.4
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet323B4--77111514.9333.50------517.82.6
1940Detroit TigersALMLBdet333B17--2041516661.9243.59------3351.511.0
1940Detroit TigersALMLBdet33SS12--2533356158.9514.83------3336.47.8
1946New York GiantsNLMLBny139P1-323-1551.0005.001.67-----1100.00.6
MLB Totals for SS - 12 season(s)-   SS835--1761235724355843614118.9444.93------8350.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B170--1943074327544501.9212.95------1700.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B162--1636883612117601724.98010.64------1620.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF124--25621143291277.9522.23------1240.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B59--138166738311304.9775.15------590.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P4-826-1881.0002.001.00-----40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1927St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla20----7------
1928St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla21----150------
1929St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla22----146------
1930St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla23----12331-----
1931St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla24--10-3884---40-
1932Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25--1-5319---64-
1932St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla25-----14-----
1933Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26--111------8-
1934Washington Senators IALMLBws127--30611---10-
1934Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27---3-------
1935Washington Senators IALMLBws1283-5153----2-
1936Washington Senators IALMLBws129--53364------
1938St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla31----150------
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet32---16254-----
1939St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla32----13------
1940Detroit TigersALMLBdet33----1217-----
1946New York GiantsNLMLBny1391----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1940Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet33Assistant Coach1549064.584--1Del BakerLost World Series (Reds)
1946New York GiantsNLMLBMLBny139Assistant Coach1546193.39636.08Mel Ott
1947New York GiantsNLMLBMLBny140Assistant Coach1548173.52613.04Mel Ott
1948New York GiantsNLMLBMLBny141Assistant Coach1547876.50613.55Leo Durocher,Mel Ott
1949New York GiantsNLMLBMLBny142Assistant Coach1547381.47424.05Leo Durocher
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle46Assistant Coach1549262.5978.52Al Lopez
1954Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle47Assistant Coach15411143.721--1Al LopezLost World Series (Giants)
1955Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle48Assistant Coach1549361.6043.02Al Lopez
1956Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle49Assistant Coach1548866.5719.02Al Lopez
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle50Assistant Coach1537677.49721.56Kerby Farrell
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle51Assistant Coach1537776.50314.54Bobby Bragan,Joe Gordon
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle52Assistant Coach1548965.5785.02Joe Gordon
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle53Assistant Coach1547678.49421.04Joe Gordon,Jimmy Dykes,Jo-Jo White
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBMLBana54Assistant Coach1617091.43538.58Bill Rigney
1962New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn55Assistant Coach16040120.25060.510Casey Stengel
* 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
1946-09-16Released by Giants. 
1940-08-01Released by Tigers. 
1939-05-13TradeTraded by Browns with Jim Walkup, Bobo Newsom and Beau Bell to Tigers for Mark Christman, Chet Laabs, Roxie Lawson, George Gill, Bob Harris and Vern Kennedy. 
1937-10-02TradeTraded by Red Sox with Buster Mills and Bobo Newsom to Browns for Joe Vosmik. 
1934-05-09TradeTraded by White Sox to Senators for Bob Boken. 
1932-04-27TradeTraded by Browns to White Sox for Bump Hadley and Bruce Campbell. 
* 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.