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Ken RaffensbergerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1939-1954 MLB Years: 1939-1954
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PositionsP-396Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKenneth David Raffensberger
Height6-2Weight185BatsRightThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 8,1917PlaceYork,Pennsylvania
Death DateNovember 10,2002 [85.094]
High SchoolWilliam Penn (York,PA)
MLB DebutApril 25,1939 [21.260]
OrganizationsCIN [8] PHI [5] CHN [2] SLN [1] Awards0Awards Voting3-24
TBC Player ID16881Retrosheet IDraffk101MLBAM ID120881
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Philadelphia Phillies in 1945 and Cincinnati Reds in 1949-1950
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts37Walks86Hittable43SO/BB79vsPower43Hitting48Durability66Team.440Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1939St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23Rel21000.0010100101.02000010002.0018.00----9.000.00-0.97
1940Chicago CubsNLMLBchn16S/R22793.3743103330163114.212054431029551101.309.420.782.284.321.90.4383.77
1941Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14,16Rel23014.501019005018.017990750001.338.50--3.502.500.71.0003.27
1943Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi15ST25011.1311010008.07310230001.137.88--2.253.381.50.0002.41
1944Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi15ST2613203.063731618350258.2257101889451361101.178.940.311.574.733.02.3942.46
1945Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi15S/R27034.44541100024.028191231460001.7310.361.115.182.220.43.0005.37
1946Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi16S/R288153.63392316142106196.020389791039732001.239.320.461.793.351.87.3482.90
1947Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi16S/R29265.491073310041.050302548160001.4110.980.881.763.512.00.2503.57
1947Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36S/R29654.13191547031106.213254491129380001.5111.140.932.453.211.31.5453.94
1948Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36S/R3011123.844024167490180.018788771537570001.249.330.751.852.841.54.4783.72
1949Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36ST3118173.394138320510284.028912910723801032101.309.160.732.543.261.29.5143.68
1950Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36ST3214194.263835318410239.02711271133440870001.3010.211.281.513.282.18.4244.21
1951Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36ST3316173.444233914585248.2232108953038813001.098.401.091.382.932.13.4853.85
1952Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36ST3417132.813833518651247.024785771845931001.189.000.661.643.392.07.5673.13
1953Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36ST357143.93262609100174.020087762333470001.3410.341.191.712.431.42.3334.34
1954Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36Rel36027.84615002010.0151092350001.7413.061.742.614.351.67.0004.82
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1191543.603962821141333166162149.2225799386019244980610301.269.440.801.883.371.80.4361.04
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter89993.642502054593252971488.015736886031563055116101.269.500.941.843.091.68.473-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter23453.49926626376156527.1545242205261082343101.249.290.441.843.992.17.338-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7103.5353114230213132.213763521036601101.309.290.682.444.071.67.412-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.02000010002.0018.00----9.000.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12163.6040291114372220.0231102882046821001.269.440.801.883.371.80.4291.04

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1940Chicago CubsNLMLBchn16p2243302500000001802000.167.167.167.3345032.417.000.000.1540.0056.250.000.000.000.00
1941Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14,16p23105000000000201000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1943Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi15p2513000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1944Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi15p263880111000300338013001.138.169.138.30711096.262.000.038.1513.1339.5812.670.000.000.00
1945Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi15p2758000000000300000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0037.500.000.000.000.00
1946Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi16p28396051030010022309002.167.194.217.41113371.270.050.083.1962.8232.3911.500.000.0030.00
1947Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi16p291015240000000700000.267.267.267.5344015.500.000.000.2500.0046.670.000.000.000.00
1947Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p2919371600050012202000.162.184.162.3466040.400.000.027.1672.5055.0022.000.000.000.00
1947Totals for NL-NL         295231000050012902000.192.208.192.40010055.435.000.019.1901.8252.7329.000.000.000.00
1948Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p3040622710000022703002.113.141.129.2708167.200.016.048.1322.9940.3013.500.000.0014.29
1949Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p314190716401300231112001.178.204.256.460235105.259.078.100.2151.9029.5215.500.9590.0031.25
1950Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p32388271120190042103002.134.174.195.36916389.167.061.110.1754.4923.605.251.1282.0027.27
1951Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p33428241020000043106002.122.163.146.30912292.196.024.073.1514.3533.707.750.000.0020.00
1952Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p34387558101100232011000.107.130.160.29012288.167.053.080.1372.2736.3616.001.1475.0025.00
1953Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p3526572830180102208003.140.140.246.38614465.206.106.088.1690.0033.850.001.5457.0050.00
1954Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p3662010001000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.000.4620.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter396688389716043101202801700013.141.166.182.34812520779.230.041.068.0002.5735.9414.000.51172.0020.62
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter250487286713042701151871450010.138.165.189.3549217548.213.051.080.0002.7434.1212.470.73121.7525.37
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter93166825300400573022003.151.175.169.344283193.269.018.048.0002.5937.8214.600.000.0012.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter53352500000002003000.143.143.143.2865038.333.000.000.0000.0052.630.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162281164070213008115029005.141.166.182.348518319.230.041.068.0002.5735.9414.000.51172.0020.62

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1939St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21P1-1-------------1100.00.7
1940Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22P43-114618-224241.0000.560.21-----43100.027.9
1941Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23P10-1827-1991.0000.900.50-----10100.06.5
1943Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25P1-8-21-32.6672.000.25-----1100.00.6
1944Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26P37-2581033214543.9561.160.17-----3897.424.2
1945Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27P5-24161-87.8751.400.29-----5100.03.2
1946Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28P39-196726-133331.0000.850.17-----39100.025.3
1947Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29P19-106218122120.9521.050.19-----19100.012.3
1947Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29P10-41510121615.9381.500.37-----10100.06.5
1948Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30P40-1804283-3532.9140.800.18-----40100.026.1
1949Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31P41-284641124847.9791.150.17-----41100.026.6
1950Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32P38-2397361-4443.9771.130.18-----38100.024.8
1951Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33P42-248531313936.9230.860.15-----42100.027.3
1952Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34P38-247938124847.9791.240.19-----38100.024.7
1953Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35P26-174741235048.9601.850.28-----26100.016.9
1954Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36P6-10-------------6100.03.9
MLB Totals for P - 15 season(s)-   P396-2148713351717423406.9601.030.19-----3960.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1939St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln211----------
1940Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2243----------
1941Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2310----------
1943Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi251----------
1944Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2637----------
1945Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi275----------
1946Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2839----------
1947Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2919----------
1947Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2910----------
1948Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3040----------
1949Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3141----------
1950Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3238----------
1951Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3342----------
1952Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3438----------
1953Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3526----------
1954Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin366----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1947-06-14TradeTraded by Phillies with Hugh Poland to Reds for Al Lakeman. 
1943-09-04Purchased by Phillies from Cubs. 
1939-12-27TradeTraded by Cardinals to Cubs for Gene Lillard, Steve Mesner and Cash. 
1937-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
* 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.