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Ken SingletonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1967-1984 MLB Years: 1970-1984
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Drafted
World Series Champion

PositionsOF-1538, DH-477Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKenneth Wayne Singleton
Height6-4Weight213BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateJune 10,1947 [71.162]PlaceNew York,New York
High SchoolMount Vernon (Mount Vernon,NY)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJune 24,1970 [23.014]
OrganizationsBAL [10] NYN [5] MON [3] Awards4Awards Voting7-546
TBC Player ID18052Retrosheet IDsingk001MLBAM ID122272
RelationshipsFather of Justin Singleton
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Player Notes:   Inducted into Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame in 1986
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed31Power76Contact47XBH61RBIs75Runs35Hitting77Durability70Team.548Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1967Winter HavenFSLA+-201022784977171441000000000.277.277.388.66510822278.266.111.112.2970.000.000.001.4469.5028.57
1968VisaliaCalifA+-21802636183501135000000000.316.316.460.77612116263.286.144.144.3550.000.000.004.1823.9119.28
1968Ral./Dur.CaroA+-212674211930312000000000.257.257.419.67631674.225.162.162.3090.000.000.004.0524.6731.58
1968Totals for A+-A+         10633782102801447000000000.303.303.451.75415222337.272.148.148.3450.000.000.004.1524.0721.57
1968JacksonvilleILAAA-212978121651210000000000.205.205.372.57729878.184.167.167.2620.000.000.002.5639.0050.00
1968Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         135415941181311657000000000.284.284.436.72018130415.256.152.152.3290.000.000.003.8625.9425.42
1969MemphisTexAA-22115366651131661065000000000.309.309.467.77617132366.289.158.158.3470.000.000.002.7336.6028.32
1970TidewaterILAAA-236421948851611746000000000.388.388.7031.09115434219.337.315.315.4790.000.000.007.7612.8840.00
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn29of236919822528052611304814115.263.361.379.7407513234.322.116.268.33912.8220.511.602.1439.6025.00
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn29of241152983473501346016164223912.245.374.393.76711718366.268.148.349.34816.6717.491.053.5522.9224.66
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29of251425077713923214505107099242512.274.363.410.77320839585.316.136.264.35411.9716.921.412.3936.2128.06
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29of261625601001692622310328123912161327.302.425.479.90426851692.323.177.386.40517.7713.150.743.3224.3530.18
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29of27148511681412029745293840241218.276.385.376.76119231610.313.100.288.35115.2513.770.901.4856.7821.99
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29of281555868817637415553511882136129.300.415.454.86926656714.325.154.352.39416.5311.480.692.1039.0731.82
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29of29154544621512521370227976025614.278.366.403.76921940630.300.125.270.35512.5412.060.962.0641.8526.49
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29of30152536901762402499011071012061315.328.438.507.94527248651.365.179.377.41416.4415.510.943.6922.3327.27
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29of31149502671472122081009894242514.293.409.462.87123243608.326.169.365.39516.1215.460.963.2925.1029.25
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29of321595709316829135111311091181171616.295.405.533.93830465688.314.238.433.40615.8417.151.085.0916.2938.69
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29of331565838517728324104029294104119.304.397.485.88228355680.326.181.336.39613.5313.821.023.5324.2931.07
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29of34103363481011611349006159022621.278.380.435.81515830428.300.157.325.37114.2513.790.973.0427.9229.70
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29dh35156561711412721477018693217224.251.349.381.73021443657.275.130.282.33213.0914.161.082.1340.0730.50
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29dh361515075214021318840299831231922.276.393.436.82922142612.298.160.351.36616.1813.560.842.9428.1730.00
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29dh37111363287871636003760012520.215.286.289.57510514403.241.074.176.2639.1814.891.621.4960.5017.95
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter208271899852029317252461065213612631246172960125248.282.388.436.82431345888558.310.154.327.00014.7614.560.992.8729.2228.98
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter416127825639362947209000000000.308.308.480.7886141181278.281.172.173.0000.000.000.003.6827.1930.03
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter93297601012121956000000000.340.340.616.95618342297.295.276.276.0000.000.000.006.4015.6341.58
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter115366651131661065000000000.309.309.467.77617132366.289.158.158.0000.000.000.002.7336.6028.32
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2086151311792511888000000000.291.291.423.71426044615.270.132.132.0000.000.000.002.9334.1724.58
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter1446511568414552351918276681488686010164485174.284.388.445.83322744366071.309.161.332.00014.5914.170.973.0028.1029.97
Montreal Expos Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter452157824544969646227122028627447123057.285.393.423.8166681211887.317.138.315.00015.1614.520.962.4434.3026.95
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter18449656125130187212911123641017.252.369.387.75619231600.289.135.317.00015.1718.671.233.0027.5624.80
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625597715825219832398971251019.282.388.436.82424446666.310.154.327.00014.7614.560.992.8729.2228.98
Average Minor - Per 162 games1624981001532441881000000000.308.308.480.78823946498.281.172.173.0000.000.000.003.6827.1930.03

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn23OF51--9013-9491.9681.78------6973.931.5
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn24OF96--14354-152148.9741.54------11583.559.3
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25OF137-1223236973252245.9721.790.20-----14296.587.8
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26OF161-14212782053303298.9831.850.21-----16299.499.4
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27OF143--224711-242231.9551.62------14896.688.8
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28OF155--283932295292.9901.88------155100.097.5
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29OF134--278952292287.9832.14------15487.082.7
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29DH19---------------15412.311.7
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30OF150--278842290286.9861.91------15298.793.2
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30DH1---------------1520.70.6
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31OF140--24416-251245.9761.75------14994.087.0
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31DH5---------------1493.43.1
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32OF143--247852260255.9811.78------15989.989.9
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32DH16---------------15910.110.1
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33OF151--248341255251.9841.66------15696.893.2
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33DH5---------------1563.23.1
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34OF72--1252-21271271.0001.76------10369.968.6
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34DH30---------------10329.128.6
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35DH148---------------15694.991.4
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35OF5--10---10101.0002.00------1563.23.1
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36DH150---------------15199.392.6
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal37DH103---------------11192.863.6
MLB Totals for OF - 13 season(s)-   OF1538-2644268482571728232766.9801.801.05-----15380.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 9 season(s)-   DH477---------------4770.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn23---------51-
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn24---------96-
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25---------137-
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26---------161-
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27---------143-
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28---------155-
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29---------13419
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30---------1501
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31---------1405
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32---------14316
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33---------1515
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34---------7230
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35---------5148
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36----------150
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal37----------103

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB32416462002001200000.375.412.500.9128217.429.125.1885.8811.762.000.000.0033.33
1979Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB327281101002002500000.357.400.393.79311130.435.036.1076.6716.672.500.000.0010.00
1983Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB36412032001002200000.250.357.417.7745214.300.167.33314.2914.291.000.000.0066.67
1983Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB3621000001001100000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.0050.001.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs828494003003400000.321.387.464.85113431.375.143.2509.6812.901.330.000.0044.44
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs9291101003003600000.345.406.379.78511132.435.034.1389.3818.752.000.000.0010.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon38Broadcaster1618477.52216.53Buck Rodgers
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon39Broadcaster1617883.48429.54Buck Rodgers
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon40Broadcaster1629171.5624.03Buck Rodgers
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon41Broadcaster1628181.50020.03Buck Rodgers
1989Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon42Broadcaster1628181.50012.04Buck Rodgers
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon43Broadcaster1628577.52510.03Buck Rodgers
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon44Broadcaster1617190.44126.56Buck Rodgers,Tom Runnells
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon45Broadcaster1628775.5379.02Felipe Alou,Tom Runnells
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon46Broadcaster1629468.5803.02Felipe Alou
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon47Broadcaster1147440.649--1Felipe Alou
1995Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon48Broadcaster1446678.45824.05Felipe Alou
1996Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon49Broadcaster1628874.5438.02Felipe Alou
1997New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya50Broadcaster1629666.5932.02Joe TorreLost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya51Broadcaster16211448.704--1Joe TorreWon World Series (Padres)
1999New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya52Broadcaster1629864.605--3Joe TorreWon World Series (Braves)
2000New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya53Broadcaster1618774.540--1Joe TorreWon World Series (Mets)
2001New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya54Broadcaster1609565.594--1Joe TorreLost World Series (Diamondbacks)
2002New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya55Broadcaster16110358.640--1Joe TorreLost in 1st Round (Angels)
2003New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya56Broadcaster16210161.623--1Joe TorreLost World Series (Marlins)
2004New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya57Broadcaster16210161.623--1Joe TorreLost ALCS (Red Sox)
2005New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya58Broadcaster1629567.586--2Joe TorreLost ALDS (Angels)
2006New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya59Broadcaster1629765.599--1Joe TorreLost ALDS (Tigers)
2007New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya60Broadcaster1629468.5802.02Joe TorreLost in ALDS (Cleveland)
2008New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya61Broadcaster1628973.5498.03Joe Girardi
2009New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya62Broadcaster16210359.636--1Joe GirardiWon World Series (Philadelphia)
2010New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya63Broadcaster1629567.5861.03Joe GirardiLost in ALCS (Rangers)
* 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 [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1975American League Player of the Week (August 11-August 17)1
1981AL Player of the Month (April) ... American League Player of the Week (April 20-April 26)2
1982Roberto Clemente Award1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1984-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1974-12-04TradeTraded by Expos with Mike Torrez to Orioles for Bill Kirkpatrick, Rich Coggins and Dave McNally. 
1972-04-05TradeTraded by Mets with Tim Foli and Mike Jorgensen to Expos for Rusty Staub. 
* 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.