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Harvey KuennTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1952-1966 MLB Years: 1952-1966
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PositionsOF-826, SS-748, 3B-140, 1B-33Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameHarvey Edward Kuenn
Height6-2Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 4,1930PlaceWest Allis,Wisconsin
Death DateFebruary 28,1988 [57.086]
High SchoolLutheran (Milwaukee,WI)
CollegeUniversity of Wisconsin (Madison,WI)
MLB DebutSeptember 6,1952 [21.276]
OrganizationsDET [8] SFN [5] CHN [2] CLE [1] PHI [1] Awards1Awards Voting10-269
TBC Player ID13984Retrosheet IDkuenh101MLBAM ID117354
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed73Power47Contact87XBH41RBIs51Runs50Hitting88Durability78Team.495Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet26ss2119802262208212112003.325.349.400.74932485.329.075.113.3462.351.180.500.000.0015.38
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet26ss2215567994209337248655031110010.308.356.386.74226242731.320.078.153.3416.844.240.620.27339.5020.10
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet26ss2315565681201286548992913164019.306.335.390.72525639696.305.084.128.3324.171.870.450.72131.2019.40
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet7ss2414562010119038586283402710537.306.347.423.77026251666.308.117.189.3446.014.050.681.2077.5026.84
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet7ss25146591961963271288955534308311.332.387.470.85727851657.333.138.239.3808.375.180.621.8349.2526.02
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet7ss2615162474173306944584728062415.277.327.388.71524245679.278.111.181.3196.924.120.601.3369.3326.01
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet7of27139561731793938545105134034813.319.373.442.81524850619.327.123.205.3598.245.490.671.2970.1327.93
1959Detroit TigersALMLBdet7of281395619919842797172483713416.353.402.501.90328158617.364.148.242.3997.786.000.771.4662.3329.29
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle6,7of2912647465146240954305525143610.308.379.416.79519733537.309.108.230.35610.244.660.451.6852.6722.60
1961San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn7of3013147160125224546544734137215.265.329.361.69017031529.273.096.197.3108.886.430.720.9594.2024.80
1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn7of3113048773148235106836493716539.304.365.433.79821138548.310.129.224.3558.946.750.761.8248.7025.68
1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn16of-3b3212041761121132631214438224310.290.358.374.73215621469.305.084.192.3299.388.100.861.2869.5017.36
1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn7of33111351429216242201353211245.262.329.353.68212422390.278.091.188.3058.978.210.911.0387.7523.91
1965San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn22of34235941400063110312101.237.352.237.58914073.246.000.203.28413.704.110.300.000.000.00
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn7of34541201126500610221300114.217.336.258.594315143.241.041.233.28015.389.090.590.000.0019.23
1965Totals for NL-NL         7717915405001241321612215.223.341.251.592455216.242.028.223.28214.817.410.500.000.0012.50
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn7of3533010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.2970.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22of358615915479001500101605215.296.333.352.685569176.324.056.119.3045.689.091.600.000.0019.15
1966Totals for NL-NL         8916215489001500101705215.296.333.352.685579179.327.056.117.3045.599.501.700.000.0018.75
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1833691395120923565687671685659440415445239143.303.357.408.76528214997618.310.105.193.0007.805.300.681.1479.4623.85
Detroit Tigers Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter10494372620137224443534235143322205821271984.314.360.426.78618613404750.319.112.187.0006.784.320.641.1282.4924.78
San Francisco Giants Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter51517852405007413251731313185144614191240.280.346.378.7246751122009.291.098.202.0009.217.170.781.2471.4022.40
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12647465146240954305525143610.308.379.416.79519733537.309.108.230.00010.244.660.451.6852.6722.60
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8615915479001500101605215.296.333.352.685569176.324.056.119.0005.689.091.600.000.0019.15
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter571231127500610221400114.220.336.260.596325146.245.040.228.00015.079.590.640.000.0018.52
Average MLB - Per 162 games16261184185315859655236145313.303.357.408.76524944673.310.105.193.0007.805.300.681.1479.4623.85

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet21SS19--4457412105101.9625.32------19100.012.3
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet22SS155--3084412178770749.9734.83------155100.0100.6
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet23SS155--2944962885818790.9665.10------155100.0100.6
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet24SS141--2533782983660631.9564.48------14597.291.6
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet25SS141--2193882086627607.9684.30------14696.691.6
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet25OF1---------------1460.70.6
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet26SS136--2253542786606579.9554.26------15190.188.3
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet263B17--2433346057.9503.35------15111.311.0
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet261B1--2--1221.0002.00------1510.70.6
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet27OF138--358961373367.9842.66------13999.389.6
1959Detroit TigersALMLBdet28OF137--24763-256253.9881.85------13998.689.0
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29OF119--222783237229.9661.92------12694.477.3
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle293B5---61-76.8571.20------1264.03.2
1961San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30OF93--15792-168166.9881.78------13171.060.4
1961San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn303B32--3332847365.8902.03------13124.420.8
1961San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30SS1---2-1221.0002.00------1310.80.6
1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31OF105--160351168163.9701.55------13080.863.6
1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn313B30--2044346764.9552.13------13023.118.2
1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32OF64--744228078.9751.22------12053.339.5
1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn323B53--415611110897.8981.83------12044.232.7
1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33OF88--9725-10499.9521.13------11179.354.3
1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn331B11--387144645.9784.09------1119.96.8
1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn333B2--1---111.0000.50------1111.81.2
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34OF35--363114039.9751.11------5464.821.6
1965San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34OF14--14---14141.0001.00------2360.98.6
1965San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn341B7--275--32321.0004.57------2330.44.3
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn341B1--4-2-64.6674.00------541.90.6
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35OF31--31---31311.0001.00------8636.019.1
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi351B13--993111103102.9907.85------8615.18.0
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35OF1---------------333.30.6
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi353B1---------------861.20.6
MLB Totals for OF - 10 season(s)-   OF826--13964332814711439.9781.74------8260.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 7 season(s)-   SS748--1343211612943135883459.9644.62------7480.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 7 season(s)-   3B140--1191712613316290.9182.07------1400.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B33--17015416189185.9795.61------330.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet21----19------
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet22----155------
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet23----155------
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet24----141------
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet25----141----1-
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet26--1-13617-----
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet27---------138-
1959Detroit TigersALMLBdet28---------137-
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29-----5---119-
1961San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30----132---93-
1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31-----30---105-
1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32-----53---64-
1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33--11--2---88-
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34--1------35-
1965San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34--7------14-
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35--13--1---31-
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35---------1-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1962San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB31412110000001100000.083.154.083.2371013.091.000.0837.697.691.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs412110000001100000.083.154.083.2371013.091.000.0837.697.691.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1971Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil40Hitting Coach1616992.42932.06Dave Bristol
1972Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil41Hitting Coach1566591.41721.06Roy McMillan,Dave Bristol,Del Crandall
1973Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil42Hitting Coach1627488.45723.05Del Crandall
1974Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil43Hitting Coach1627686.46915.05Del Crandall
1975Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil44Manager1626894.42028.05 
1975Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil44Hitting Coach1626894.42028.05Harvey Kuenn,Del Crandall
1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil45Hitting Coach1616695.41032.06Alex Grammas
1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil46First Base Coach1626795.41433.06Alex Grammas
1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil47Hitting Coach1629369.5746.53George Bamberger
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil48Hitting Coach1619566.5908.02George Bamberger
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil49Hitting Coach1628676.53117.03George Bamberger,Buck Rodgers
1981Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil50Hitting Coach1096247.569--1Buck RodgersLost ALCS (Yankees)
1982Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil51Hitting Coach1629567.586--2Harvey Kuenn,Buck RodgersLost World Series (Cardinals)
1982Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil51Manager1629567.586--2 Lost World Series (Cardinals)
1983Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil52Manager1628775.53711.05 
1999Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBMLBmil68Scout1617487.46022.55Jim Lefebvre,Phil Garner
* 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

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1953American League Rookie of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1966-10-07Released by Phillies. 
1966-04-23Purchased by Phillies from Cubs. 
1965-05-29TradeTraded by Giants with Bob Hendley and Ed Bailey to Cubs for Len Gabrielson and Dick Bertell. 
1960-12-03TradeTraded by Indians to Giants for Willie Kirkland and Johnny Antonelli. 
1960-04-17TradeTraded by Tigers to Indians for Rocky Colavito. 
1952-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
* 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.