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Ken MachaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1972-1986 MLB Years: 1974-1981
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Drafted

Positions3B-168, 1B-32, C-19, OF-16, P-14, DH-2Position when Drafted1B-3bPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKenneth Edward Macha
Height6-2Weight217BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 29,1950 [68.022]PlaceMonroeville,Pennsylvania
High SchoolGateway (Monroeville,PA)
CollegeUniversity of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh,PA)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 6th round (143rd overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 14,1974 [23.350]
OrganizationsPIT [7] MON [3] TOR [1] Awards1Awards Voting3-73
TBC Player ID14592Retrosheet IDmachk101MLBAM ID118076
RelationshipsBrother of Mike Macha, Uncle of Erick Macha, Uncle of Daniel Macha
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed45Power39Contact44XBH37RBIs45Runs28Hitting53Durability18Team.515Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1972SalemCaroA+-2162197205072833000000000.254.254.431.6858517197.222.177.178.3100.000.000.004.0624.6334.00
1973SherbrookeEastAA-2210632240861501252000000000.267.267.425.69213727322.239.158.158.3090.000.000.003.7326.8331.40
1974Thetford MinesEastAA-231173868713322221100000000000.345.345.575.92022245386.307.230.231.4150.000.000.005.4418.3833.83
1974Char., W.Va.ILAAA-23216561230210000000000.185.185.323.50821565.159.138.138.2280.000.000.003.0832.5041.67
1974Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1384519314525223110000000000.322.322.539.86124350451.285.217.217.3880.000.000.005.1019.6134.48
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34c2355131001000000000.600.600.8001.400415.600.200.200.6340.000.000.000.000.0033.33
1975Char., W.Va.ILAAA-24138478631282111463000000000.268.268.404.67219336478.246.136.136.3030.000.000.002.9334.1428.13
1976Char., W.Va.ILAAA-25126458681382911477000000000.301.301.461.76221144458.279.160.159.3470.000.000.003.0632.7131.88
1977Columbus ClippersILAAApit-26762545185182116441413332600.335.424.551.97514031306.343.216.390.42513.4010.780.803.5923.0936.47
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29,303b-1b263595226400111161700006.274.317.316.633304101.333.042.105.2895.9416.832.830.000.0015.38
1978Columbus ClippersILAAApit-3b2765233346110163430363311100.262.362.391.7539117272.282.129.296.34813.2412.130.922.2138.8327.87
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit293b272952511110520121000113.212.354.269.62314265.256.057.327.29618.4615.380.830.000.0018.18
1979Denver BearsAmerAAAmon-c-3b28311021227101105014911500.265.344.304.648312123.268.039.225.30111.387.320.640.81102.007.41
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon313b2825368103104002911013.278.333.417.75015440.370.139.194.3265.0022.504.500.000.0040.00
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon313b29491071031511802111711015.290.361.383.744417120.337.093.178.3389.1714.171.550.83107.0022.58
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor83b-1b30378541720061181500102.200.266.224.49019294.239.024.118.2358.5115.961.880.000.0011.76
1986Jamestown ExposNYPLA-mon-p35144000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter1803803098163135443968222319.258.329.324.65312320425.310.066.168.0009.1816.001.740.24380.0020.41
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter75624993817201269894431219177541200.288.313.453.76611312242611.269.165.205.0003.492.950.853.4128.0831.11
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4571590234451825482581219175541200.284.322.432.7546871351702.272.148.213.0005.354.410.822.8233.1329.93
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter22370812721937233152000000000.309.309.507.81635972708.276.198.198.0000.000.000.004.6621.4532.88
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter62197205072833000000000.254.254.431.6858517197.222.177.178.0000.000.000.004.0624.6334.00
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter144000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter691528406101731182700119.263.339.316.655487171.317.053.184.00010.5315.791.500.000.0017.50
Montreal Expos Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7414318418211202132622028.287.354.392.7465611160.345.105.182.0008.1316.252.000.63143.0026.83
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter378541720061181500102.200.266.224.49019294.239.024.118.0008.5115.961.880.000.0011.76
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623422788143132443561222317.258.329.324.65311118383.310.066.168.0009.1816.001.740.24380.0020.41
Average Minor - Per 162 games16253682154272199530201711300.288.313.453.76624248560.269.165.205.0003.492.950.853.4128.0831.11

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1986Gulf Coast ExposGCLRkmon-Rel35103.3830300215.010521150002.0616.881.691.698.445.001.000-
1986Jamestown ExposNYPLA-mon-Rel35311.19140140012630.0165427250000.764.750.592.087.423.57.750-
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0411.51170170014735.22610638300000.956.560.762.027.573.75.800-
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter411.51170170014735.22610638300000.956.560.762.027.573.75.800-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter311.19140140012630.0165427250000.764.750.592.087.423.57.750-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103.3830300215.010521150002.0616.881.691.698.445.001.000-
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings2561.511050105008643220.0160623719491850000.956.560.762.027.573.75.806-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23C1--1---111.0001.00------520.00.6
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit263B17--5221-2827.9641.59------3548.610.5
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit261B11--663-569691.0006.27------3531.46.8
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26OF4--1---111.0000.25------3511.42.5
1978Columbus Clippers ILAAApit273B58--451131812176158.8982.72------6589.241.7
1978Columbus Clippers ILAAApit27C2--151--16161.0008.00------653.11.4
1978Columbus Clippers ILAAApit27OF2--2---221.0001.00------653.11.4
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit273B21--1121133332.9701.52------2972.413.0
1979Denver Bears AmerAAAmon28C13--7410639084.9336.46-----13141.99.6
1979Denver Bears AmerAAAmon28OF7--91--10101.0001.43------3122.65.2
1979Denver Bears AmerAAAmon283B7--86211614.8752.00------3122.65.2
1979Denver Bears AmerAAAmon281B1--1---111.0001.00------313.20.7
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon283B13--1218-130301.0002.31------2552.08.1
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon281B2--12--112121.0006.00------258.01.3
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28OF2---------------258.01.3
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28C1---------------254.00.6
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon293B33--1843636761.9101.85------4967.320.4
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon291B2--12--212121.0006.00------494.11.2
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29OF1---------------492.00.6
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29C1--1---111.0001.00-1-100.0-492.00.6
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor303B19--528423733.8921.74------3751.417.9
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor301B16--94818103102.9906.38------3743.215.1
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30DH2---------------375.41.9
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30C1---------------372.70.9
1986Jamestown Expos NYPLA-mon35P14---5-1551.0000.36------14100.018.4
MLB Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B103--51132129195183.9381.78------1030.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B31--18411116196195.9956.29------310.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF7--1---111.0000.14------70.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C4--2---221.0000.50-1-100.0-40.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B65--531192013192172.8962.65------650.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C15--891163106100.9436.67-----1150.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF9--111--12121.0001.33------90.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14---5-1551.0000.36------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23-1---------
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26--11--17---4-
1978Columbus Clippers ILAAApit27-2---58---2-
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27-----21-----
1979Denver Bears AmerAAAmon28-131--7---7-
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28-12--13---2-
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29-12--33---1-
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30-116--19----2
1986Jamestown Expos NYPLA-mon3514----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon35Assistant Coach1617883.48429.54Buck Rodgers
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon36Bullpen Coach1629171.5624.03Buck Rodgers
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon37Bullpen Coach1628181.50020.03Buck Rodgers
1989Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon38Bullpen Coach1628181.50012.04Buck Rodgers
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon39Bullpen Coach1628577.52510.03Buck Rodgers
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon40Bullpen Coach1617190.44126.56Buck Rodgers,Tom Runnells
1992California AngelsALMLBMLBcal41Bullpen Coach1627290.44424.06John Wathan,Buck Rodgers
1993California AngelsALMLBMLBcal42Third Base Coach1627191.43823.05Buck Rodgers
1994California AngelsALMLBMLBcal43Third Base Coach1154768.4095.54Marcel Lachemann,Buck Rodgers
1995Trenton ThunderEastAAMinorbos44Manager1427369.514--2 Lost in Semi-Finals
1996Trenton ThunderEastAAMinorbos45Manager1428656.606--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
1997Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos46Manager1418160.5742.02 Lost in Semi-Finals
1998Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos47Manager1417764.5463.03 
1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak48Bench Coach1628775.5378.03Art Howe
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak49Bench Coach1619170.565--1Art HoweLost in 1st Round (Yankees)
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak50Bench Coach16210260.63014.02Art HoweLost in 1st Round (Yankees)
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak51Bench Coach16210359.636--1Art HoweLost in 1st Round (Twins)
2003Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak52Manager1629666.593--1 Lost in 1st Round (Red Sox)
2004Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak53Manager1629171.5621.02 -
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak54Manager1628874.5437.02 -
2006Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak55Manager1629369.574--1 Lost ALCS (Tigers)
2007- --56Studio Analyst.000--None listed
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos56Broadcaster1629666.593--1Terry FranconaWon World Series (Colorado)
2008Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos57Broadcaster1629567.5862.02Terry FranconaLost in ALCS (Tampa Bay)
2008- --57Studio Analyst.000--None listed
2009Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBMLBmil58Manager1628082.49411.01 
2010Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBMLBmil59Manager1627785.47514.03 
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998International League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1981-01-15Purchased by Blue Jays from Expos. 
* 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.