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Ken SmithTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1976-1986 MLB Years: 1981-1983
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1st Round Draft Pick

Positions1B-477, SS-133, OF-85, P-11, C-1Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKenneth Earl Smith
Height6-1Weight195BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 12,1958 [60.073]PlaceYoungstown,Ohio
High SchoolEast (Youngstown,OH)
CollegeYoungstown State University (Youngstown,OH)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 16th round (398th overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 29th round (668th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 22,1981 [23.222]
OrganizationsATL [10] BAL [1] HOU [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18180Retrosheet IDsmitk102MLBAM ID122423
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed63Power63Contact30XBH54RBIs53Runs45Hitting60Durability54Team.541Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976GCL BravesGCLRk-183294242431112000000000.255.255.340.59532594.247.085.085.2720.000.000.001.0694.0020.83
1977Greenwood BravesWcarAatl-196721238647012552645002400.302.457.349.806748282.382.047.363.38222.7017.730.780.35212.0012.50
1978Savannah BravesSouAAatl-ss2013846255110195240116979226100.238.372.314.68614526568.293.076.297.32817.0816.200.950.35231.0023.64
1979Savannah BravesSouAAatl-1b2114144971112124105118710210141200.249.391.361.75216226558.300.112.363.35318.2818.100.991.7944.9023.21
1980Richmond BravesILAAAatl-1b2213241861103174125311127910642200.246.370.392.76216433505.301.146.333.35215.6420.991.342.3834.8332.04
1981Richmond BravesILAAAatl-1b23129478641289611602265711423240.268.347.381.72818226542.330.113.266.33410.5221.032.002.0343.4520.31
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl111b2353011000000100000.333.333.6671.000213.500.334.333.4420.0033.330.000.000.00100.00
1982Richmond BravesILAAAatl-of2443129243430825111303210160.264.404.473.8776111161.289.209.519.38318.6319.881.074.9716.1332.35
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl111b24484161210030061300000.293.383.317.70013147.429.024.171.32912.7727.662.170.000.008.33
1983Richmond BravesILAAAatl-1b255217436498243162314521140.282.394.420.8147314209.357.138.339.36514.8321.531.451.9143.5028.57
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl111b253012220012101500000.167.231.417.6485113.167.250.417.2877.6938.465.007.6912.0050.00
1984Richmond BravesILAAAatl-1b26136453721231749593211929940250.272.397.386.78317530551.329.114.364.36016.7017.971.081.6350.3324.39
1985Greenville BravesSouAAatl-of27661833855111104393403710220.301.425.536.9619822226.326.235.486.42017.7016.370.934.4218.3040.00
1985Richmond BravesILAAAatl-1b27223686001710111200100.167.354.250.6049148.208.083.417.29922.9225.001.092.0836.0016.67
1985Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         8821946611111150103514910320.279.412.489.90110723274.309.210.475.39818.6117.880.964.0119.9137.70
1986Hagerstown SunsCaroA+bal-1b283095192710021494212300020.284.414.453.8674312116.357.169.442.38618.1019.831.101.7247.5044.44
1986Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-2840911614313641171902000.154.287.308.595287110.159.154.374.27815.4517.271.122.7330.3350.00
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         701863541131520135384202020.220.353.382.7357119226.259.162.409.33316.8118.581.112.2137.2046.34
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter835681520151071900000.268.349.357.70620363.389.089.232.00011.1130.162.711.5956.0020.00
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter10283274526849119287442613955641730201718230.259.382.381.76312462213970.311.122.343.00016.1518.391.141.8644.2426.03
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter554177928145757174824187333174271389190.257.372.389.7616921222126.312.132.341.00014.9120.081.352.2637.0626.70
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3451094164277421022134381623923077520.253.389.370.759405741352.301.117.356.00017.6817.010.961.6349.7326.71
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3095192710021494212300020.284.414.453.8674312116.357.169.442.00018.1019.831.101.7247.5044.44
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6721238647012552645002400.302.457.349.806748282.382.047.363.00022.7017.730.780.35212.0012.50
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3294242431112000000000.255.255.340.59532594.247.085.085.0000.000.000.001.0694.0020.83
Atlanta Braves Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter835681520151071900000.268.349.357.70620363.389.089.232.00011.1130.162.711.5956.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16210916294021020143700000.268.349.357.706396123.389.089.232.00011.1130.162.711.5956.0020.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16251683134194126722910111533340.259.382.381.76319635626.311.122.343.00016.1518.391.141.8644.2426.03

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1979Gulf Coast AstrosGCLRkhou-ST21001.8011000005.02210260000.803.60--3.6010.803.00--
1982Richmond BravesILAAAatl-Rel24012.9510010005021.02387111103001.599.700.424.644.220.91.000-
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter012.7311110005026.025108113163001.448.540.344.445.471.23.000-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter012.9510010005021.02387111103001.599.700.424.644.220.91.000-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter001.8011000005.02210260000.803.60--3.6010.803.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings082.739288400420220.02098467810913425001.448.540.344.445.471.23.000-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Savannah Braves SouAAatl20SS133--22510102245235.9591.77------13896.492.4
1979Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou21P1----1-1---------1100.01.9
1979Savannah Braves SouAAatl211B135--118285710612741267.9959.39------14195.794.4
1979Savannah Braves SouAAatl21OF4--6---661.0001.50------1412.82.8
1980Richmond Braves ILAAAatl221B127--115884159512571242.9889.78------13296.290.7
1980Richmond Braves ILAAAatl22OF7--92--11111.0001.57------1325.35.0
1981Richmond Braves ILAAAatl231B127--106084129411561144.9909.01------12998.491.4
1981Richmond Braves ILAAAatl23OF3--2---221.0000.67------1292.32.2
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl231B4--61--771.0001.75------580.03.8
1982Richmond Braves ILAAAatl24OF23--2721-3029.9671.26------4353.516.5
1982Richmond Braves ILAAAatl24P10---2-1221.0000.20------4323.37.2
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl241B6--151--16161.0002.67------4812.53.7
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24OF3---------------486.31.9
1983Richmond Braves ILAAAatl251B29--27516222293291.99310.03------5255.820.9
1983Richmond Braves ILAAAatl25OF3--6---661.0002.00------525.82.2
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl251B13--276-333331.0002.54------3043.38.0
1985Greenville Braves SouAAatl27OF40--6821-7170.9861.75------6660.627.8
1985Greenville Braves SouAAatl271B12--1067-101131131.0009.42------6618.28.3
1985Greenville Braves SouAAatl27C1--3---331.0003.00------661.50.7
1985Richmond Braves ILAAAatl271B16--985312106103.9726.44------2272.711.4
1986Hagerstown Suns CaroA+bal281B8--453-948481.0006.00------3026.75.8
1986Hagerstown Suns CaroA+bal28OF2--2---221.0001.00------306.71.4
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B23--488-356561.0002.43------230.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF3---------------30.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B299--37502454534440403995.98913.36------2990.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF36--4441-4948.9801.33------360.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P10---2-1221.0000.20------100.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B147--128892711613871380.9959.39------1470.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS133--22510102245235.9591.77------1330.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF44--7421-7776.9871.73------440.00.0
AA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1--3---331.0003.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B8--453-948481.0006.00------80.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2--2---221.0001.00------20.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1----1-1---------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Savannah Braves SouAAatl20----133------
1979Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou211----------
1979Savannah Braves SouAAatl21--135------4-
1980Richmond Braves ILAAAatl22--127------7-
1981Richmond Braves ILAAAatl23--127------3-
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23--4--------
1982Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2410--------23-
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24--6------3-
1983Richmond Braves ILAAAatl25--29------3-
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25--13--------
1985Greenville Braves SouAAatl27-112------40-
1985Richmond Braves ILAAAatl27--16--------
1986Hagerstown Suns CaroA+bal28--8------2-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1983-10-20Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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.