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Jeff McKnightTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1983-1998 MLB Years: 1989-1994
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Drafted

PositionsOF-301, 2B-260, SS-243, 1B-240, 3B-86, P-6, DH-5, C-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJefferson Alan Mcknight
Height6-0Weight188BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 18,1963PlaceConway,Arkansas
Death DateMarch 1,2015 [52.011]
High SchoolSouthside (Fort Smith,AR)
CollegeUniversity of Arkansas-Fort Smith (Fort Smith,AR)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (29th overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 28th round (716th overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsJoe Mason
MLB DebutJune 6,1989 [26.108]
OrganizationsNYN [10] BAL [2] Awards0
TBC Player ID15158Retrosheet IDmcknj001MLBAM ID118786
RelationshipsSon of Jim McKnight
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed32Power40Contact72XBH39RBIs48Runs44Hitting58Durability48Team.503Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1983Little Falls MetsNYPLA-nyn-ss20391151025310911151801010.217.308.261.569304131.258.044.174.26711.4513.741.200.000.0016.00
1984Columbia MetsSALAnyn-ss-2b2195251316410112791261711120.255.326.315.6417912280.269.060.195.2959.296.070.650.36251.0018.75
1985Columbia MetsSALAnyn-of-1b226715926426112462211810220.264.350.333.683538183.289.069.226.31011.489.840.860.55159.0019.05
1985Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-ss224915019336102100291904300.220.341.273.614417186.246.053.247.29215.5910.220.660.000.0021.21
1985Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         116309457512214562503714520.243.345.304.6499415369.268.061.236.30113.5510.030.740.27309.0020.00
1986Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-of-2b231324697111824345552765835930.252.354.341.69516031562.274.089.258.31813.5210.320.760.71117.2526.27
1987Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-of-3b24165951230281141210000.203.266.356.62221564.222.153.220.2756.2518.753.003.1329.5041.67
1987Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-2b248718421477322501242211410.255.338.359.6976612214.274.104.228.31111.2110.280.920.9392.0025.53
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         103243265910343312283421410.243.321.358.6798717278.263.115.226.30210.0712.231.211.4460.7528.81
1988Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn18of-2b25113345368814022504363201350.255.323.313.63610816385.274.058.151.2899.358.310.890.52172.5018.18
1989Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-1b261164258410619294830795613110.249.368.367.73515630509.269.118.311.34215.5211.000.711.7747.2228.30
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn152b26612230000002100001.250.357.250.6073014.273.000.167.29614.297.140.500.000.000.00
1990Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-of-ss27100339569521374575415904630.280.352.422.77414331390.315.142.268.34510.5115.131.441.7948.4332.63
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal381b-of272975111520140051713000.200.259.267.52620384.246.067.133.2465.9520.243.401.1975.0020.00
1991Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-ss28228119317211812141000100.383.469.5561.025451096.423.173.333.45314.5810.420.711.0481.0032.26
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal38of-dh281641271002102700002.171.209.195.4048143.206.024.098.1904.6516.283.500.000.0014.29
1992Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-of291023524310821144333515211130.307.395.406.80114326406.350.099.244.36612.5612.811.020.9988.0024.07
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn52b-1b293185102331213012800002.271.287.400.68734687.280.129.141.3092.309.204.002.3042.5026.09
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn7,17ss-2b3010516419423121300133113203.256.311.323.634536183.301.067.146.2907.1016.942.381.0982.0014.29
1994Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-2b31826591002023200100.346.400.385.78510130.360.039.077.35310.006.670.670.000.0011.11
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn181b3131271410020041200100.148.250.185.4355132.250.037.185.21312.5037.503.000.000.0025.00
1997ColumbiaHBLInd-3444170275012113611201700614.294.357.394.7516714196.310.100.218.33210.208.670.850.51170.0028.00
1998Newark BearsAtlInd-35103151220041011600000.387.548.4521.00014242.480.065.452.46026.1914.290.550.000.0016.67
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter218404459410253411287626308.233.284.304.58812317443.273.071.141.0006.3217.162.711.1380.8018.09
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter94629554267781421833350362441937592132210.263.353.357.71010551933436.289.094.240.00012.1910.910.890.9689.5524.81
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter5481752264484901125206141724823331017130.276.364.383.7476711262030.304.107.247.00012.2211.480.941.2370.0826.03
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1485287613027366363807045930.246.345.343.68818136626.269.097.254.00012.7811.180.880.9688.0027.69
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4915019336102100291904300.220.341.273.614417186.246.053.247.00015.5910.220.660.000.0021.21
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16241057106162251153473521340.259.335.322.65713220463.277.063.207.00010.157.560.740.43205.0018.87
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter391151025310911151801010.217.308.261.569304131.258.044.174.00011.4513.741.200.000.0016.00
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter54201326214114021312300614.308.391.403.7948116238.333.095.254.00013.039.660.740.42201.0025.81
New York Mets Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter17328832727242801215213306.250.300.330.6309513316.289.080.149.0006.6516.462.481.2772.0018.06
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter45116132230161072413002.190.242.241.483284127.231.051.121.0005.5118.903.430.79116.0018.18
Average MLB - Per 162 games16230033707142511215614206.233.284.304.5889113329.273.071.141.0006.3217.162.711.1380.8018.09
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625067313324366064726424540.263.353.357.71018133588.289.094.240.00012.1910.910.890.9689.5524.81

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1985Columbia MetsSALAnyn-Rel22009.0030300304.04541380001.759.002.256.7518.002.67--
1986Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-Rel23001.5050500506.04110110000.836.00--1.501.501.00--
1987Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-Rel24000.0010100102.0000000000----------0.00--
1988Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn18Rel250036.0010100101.03441110004.0027.009.009.009.001.00--
1998Newark BearsAtlInd-ST350011.5711000007.016990551003.0020.57--6.436.431.00--
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter006.23100100010013.01110925100001.237.621.383.466.922.00--
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter0012.0020200203.03441110001.339.003.003.003.001.00--
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter001.5050500506.04110110000.836.00--1.501.501.00--
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.0030300304.04541380001.759.002.256.7518.002.67--
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0011.5711000007.016990551003.0020.57--6.436.431.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings006.231690169001690220.018616915234851690001.237.621.383.466.922.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1983Little Falls Mets NYPLA-nyn20SS38--43721615131115.8783.03------3997.450.7
1984Columbia Mets SALAnyn212B28--6665318134131.9784.68------9529.520.1
1984Columbia Mets SALAnyn21SS28--287014911298.8753.50------9529.520.1
1984Columbia Mets SALAnyn213B10--19411410.7141.00------9510.57.2
1984Columbia Mets SALAnyn21OF8--11---11111.0001.38------958.45.8
1984Columbia Mets SALAnyn211B5--9---991.0001.80------955.33.6
1985Columbia Mets SALAnyn22OF27--3311-3534.9711.26------6740.319.9
1985Columbia Mets SALAnyn221B19--532-1155551.0002.89------6728.414.0
1985Columbia Mets SALAnyn222B5--241176.8571.20------677.53.7
1985Columbia Mets SALAnyn223B4---52-75.7141.25------676.02.9
1985Columbia Mets SALAnyn22SS3--44-1881.0002.67------674.52.2
1985Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn22SS31--35831016128118.9223.81------4963.322.1
1985Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn223B8--216212018.9002.25------4916.35.7
1985Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn222B5--87-215151.0003.00------4910.23.6
1985Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn22OF4--2---221.0000.50------498.22.9
1986Jackson Mets TexAAnyn23OF49--814619185.9341.73------13237.136.3
1986Jackson Mets TexAAnyn232B42--8993918191182.9534.33------13231.831.1
1986Jackson Mets TexAAnyn231B32--21318114232231.9967.22------13224.223.7
1986Jackson Mets TexAAnyn233B21--1431314845.9382.14------13215.915.6
1986Jackson Mets TexAAnyn23SS5--37--10101.0002.00------1323.83.7
1986Jackson Mets TexAAnyn23P5---1--111.0000.20------1323.83.7
1987Jackson Mets TexAAnyn24OF9--122--14141.0001.56------1656.36.6
1987Jackson Mets TexAAnyn243B8--322122625.9623.13------1650.05.9
1987Jackson Mets TexAAnyn241B2--6---661.0003.00------1612.51.5
1987Jackson Mets TexAAnyn24SS1---1--111.0001.00------166.30.7
1987Jackson Mets TexAAnyn242B1--12--331.0003.00------166.30.7
1987Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn242B51--7399821180172.9563.37------8758.636.4
1987Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn24OF20--412--43431.0002.15------8723.014.3
1987Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn241B12--184-222221.0001.83------8713.88.6
1987Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn243B4--26-1881.0002.00------874.62.9
1987Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn24SS3--77131514.9334.67------873.42.1
1987Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn24P1---1--111.0001.00------871.10.7
1988Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn25OF49--5313-5754.9471.10------11343.434.8
1988Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn252B37--56104623166160.9644.32------11332.726.2
1988Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn25SS18--1237455349.9252.72------11315.912.8
1988Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn251B12--587256765.9705.42------11310.68.5
1988Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn253B8--16-1771.0000.88------1137.15.7
1989Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn261B76--58447355634631.9958.30------11665.552.1
1989Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn26SS28--29537128982.9212.93------11624.119.2
1989Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn262B25--3456489490.9573.60------11621.617.1
1989Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn263B10--4151-2019.9501.90------1168.66.8
1989Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn26OF7--141--15151.0002.14------1166.04.8
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn262B4--15-1661.0001.50------666.72.5
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn26SS1----1-1---------616.70.6
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn263B1---------------616.70.6
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn261B1--3---331.0003.00------616.70.6
1990Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal27OF51--7974-9086.9561.69------10051.035.2
1990Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal27SS40--54130928193184.9534.60------10040.027.6
1990Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal271B12--755188180.9886.67------10012.08.3
1990Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal272B2--32-1551.0002.50------1002.01.4
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal271B15--8911-91001001.0006.67------2951.79.3
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27OF8--8---881.0001.00------2927.65.0
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal272B5--88-116161.0003.20------2917.23.1
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27SS1--11-1221.0002.00------293.40.6
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27DH1---------------293.40.6
1991Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal28SS14--2139456460.9384.29------2263.69.7
1991Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal282B7--1221113433.9714.71------2231.84.9
1991Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal28OF1--1---111.0001.00------224.50.7
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28OF7--81--991.0001.29------1643.84.3
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28DH4---------------1625.02.5
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal281B2--141-115151.0007.50------1612.51.2
1992Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn29OF60--102721111109.9821.82------10258.842.3
1992Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn291B30--21221612239233.9757.77------10229.421.1
1992Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn292B17--27391116766.9853.88------10216.712.0
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn292B14--1831155049.9803.50------3145.28.6
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn291B9--632126665.9857.22------3129.05.6
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn29SS3--13-1441.0001.33------319.71.9
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn293B3---41-54.8001.33------319.71.9
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn29OF1---------------313.20.6
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn30SS29--31525118883.9432.86------10527.617.9
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn302B15--1723334340.9302.67------10514.39.3
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn301B10--355-540401.0004.00------1059.56.2
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn303B9--382-1311.8461.22------1058.65.6
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn30C1---------------1051.00.6
1994Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn312B2--74--11111.0005.50------825.01.4
1994Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn311B1--11---11111.00011.00------812.50.7
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn311B2--8---881.0004.00------316.51.8
MLB Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B39--21219117232231.9965.92------390.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B38--4467410115111.9652.92------380.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS34--33566139589.9372.62------340.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF16--161--17171.0001.06------160.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B13--3123-1815.8331.15------130.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH5---------------50.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF188--2901891317308.9721.64------1880.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B143--95884128210541042.9897.29------1430.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 7 season(s)-   2B141--2123252065557537.9643.81------1410.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 5 season(s)-   SS103--1232662553414389.9403.78------1030.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B22--727123534.9711.55------220.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF58--9366110599.9431.71------580.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B43--9095918194185.9544.30------430.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B34--21918114238237.9966.97------340.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B29--1753437470.9462.41------290.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS6--38--11111.0001.83------60.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5---1--111.0000.20------50.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS31--35831016128118.9223.81------310.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B8--216212018.9002.25------80.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B5--87-215151.0003.00------50.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF4--2---221.0000.50------40.00.0
A Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF35--4411-4645.9781.29------350.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B33--6869419141137.9724.15------330.00.0
A Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS31--32741410120106.8833.42------310.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B24--622-1164641.0002.67------240.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B14--114612115.7141.07------140.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS38--43721615131115.8783.03------380.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1983Little Falls Mets NYPLA-nyn20----38------
1984Columbia Mets SALAnyn21--5282810---8-
1985Columbia Mets SALAnyn22--19534---27-
1985Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn22---5318---4-
1986Jackson Mets TexAAnyn235-3242521---49-
1987Jackson Mets TexAAnyn24--2118---9-
1987Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn241-125134---20-
1988Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn25--1237188---49-
1989Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn26--76252810---7-
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn26--1411-----
1990Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal27--12240----51-
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27--1551----81
1991Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal28---714----1-
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28--2------74
1992Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn29--3017-----60-
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn29--91433---1-
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn30-11015299-----
1994Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn31--12-------
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn31--2--------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1994-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-12-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1991-10-16Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-12-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1989-09-29Released by Mets. 
* 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
1989New York MetsTeam Payroll2662,500-69138-429,80262,50062,500
1990Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll27100,000-64945-515,727100,000162,500
1991Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll28100,000-62037-742,231100,000262,500
1992New York MetsTeam Payroll29109,000-68042-962,245109,000371,500
1993New York MetsTeam Payroll30146,000-6092333968,431109,000517,500
1994New York MetsTeam Payroll31180,000-5431540957,101109,000697,500
* 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