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Kenny WilliamsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1982-1992 MLB Years: 1986-1991
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PositionsOF-1004, 3B-32, P-31, DH-22, 1B-2Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKenneth Royal Williams
Height6-1Weight184BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 6,1964 [54.104]PlaceBerkeley,California
High SchoolMount Pleasant (San Jose,CA)
CollegeStanford University (Stanford,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 1st round (26th overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (68th overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$160,000
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-CHA-#2 ... 1984-CHA-#1 ... 1985-CHA-#1 ... 1986-CHA-#1 ... 1987-CHA-#5
MLB DebutSeptember 2,1986 [22.149]
OrganizationsCHA [7] DET [3] TOR [2] MIL [1] MON [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID19714Retrosheet IDwillk001MLBAM ID124322
RelationshipsFather of Ken Williams, Father of Tyler Williams
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed85Power70Contact26XBH65RBIs56Runs70Hitting53Durability51Team.501Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1982Gulf Coast White SoxGCLRkcha-of183110419312111194102711200.298.359.365.724384118.385.067.212.3308.4722.882.700.85104.0012.90
1983Appleton FoxesMidwAcha2of19124415609618212532782614845300.231.281.371.65215432453.326.140.248.2935.7432.675.692.6534.5833.33
1984Appleton FoxesMidwAcha-of20381472342112526135154821200.286.355.490.8457218167.385.204.361.3748.9828.743.202.9929.4042.86
1984Glens Falls White SoxEastAAcha-of2097309357675847167217041410.246.299.379.67811720339.289.133.230.3046.1920.653.332.3638.6326.32
1984Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13545658118187137329123611862610.259.317.414.73118938506.317.155.272.3277.1123.323.282.5735.0832.20
1985Glens Falls White SoxEastAAcha-of211335208713016616662714478367510.250.317.396.71320638585.268.146.262.3188.0314.191.772.7432.5029.23
1986Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-of22682724190165640269184851000.331.383.493.87613427296.385.162.290.3886.0816.222.672.0345.3330.00
1986Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcha-of22501892140424155465351000.212.255.317.5726010201.273.105.143.2592.9926.378.831.9947.2525.00
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         118461621302071055311324101102000.282.331.421.75219437497.343.139.230.3364.8320.324.212.0146.1028.46
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1of2215312400111111110001.129.182.226.4087133.158.097.129.1893.0333.3311.003.0331.0025.00
1987Hawaii IslandersPCLAAAcha-of23351341936443145492701210.269.310.425.7355711146.311.156.231.3156.1618.493.002.0544.6730.56
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha7of231163914811018211502110108393105.281.314.422.73616531414.332.141.194.3222.4220.058.302.6635.5528.18
1988Glens Falls TigersEastAAdet-24271000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1988Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcha-of24166081521172121421100.250.292.367.65922466.304.117.167.2963.0321.217.001.5260.0026.67
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         436181521172121421100.246.288.361.64922467.298.115.164.2922.9920.907.001.4961.0026.67
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha7of-3b247322018354282865106483202.159.221.305.5266714243.180.146.195.2404.1226.346.403.2927.5040.00
1989Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-of2514518132038205910000.255.333.471.80424557.256.216.353.3638.7715.791.805.2617.0038.46
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet25of259425829535162394186352206.205.269.302.5717812285.246.097.186.2656.3222.113.502.1143.0022.64
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet25of265783101120052232410100.133.170.157.32713288.183.024.060.1553.4127.278.000.000.0018.18
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor12of264972131461087271810101.194.272.306.57822781.255.112.278.2658.6422.222.570.000.0050.00
1990Totals for AL-AL         10615523258101394104220201.161.219.226.445359169.217.065.161.2085.9224.854.200.000.0036.00
1991Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-p2715541418107196261211100.333.403.7411.14440863.306.408.593.4899.5219.052.0011.117.7144.44
1991Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-of27184771131271051620100.234.327.468.79522655.300.234.362.3529.0929.093.203.6423.5054.55
1991Totals for AAA-AAA         3310121294192672112831200.287.368.614.9826214118.303.327.485.4249.3223.732.557.6311.2248.28
1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor13of271329562013104510101.207.314.379.69311335.208.172.345.31511.4314.291.252.8629.0050.00
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon12,44of273470111952012132210001.271.311.400.71128774.396.129.186.3184.0529.737.330.000.0036.84
1991Totals for MLB-MLB         4799162572143172720102.253.312.394.7063910109.333.141.232.3176.4224.773.860.9299.0040.00
1992Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-of283613416397041738153120000.291.371.433.8045811151.354.142.216.3689.9320.532.072.6533.5028.21
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4511154136252428271194925562902788017.218.269.339.608391771253.266.121.190.0004.4723.145.182.1542.7430.56
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter70224373586379329723301426618558635202130.261.320.412.73210041942698.314.151.258.0006.8621.723.172.6733.8530.46
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter184669931722382487241948162134510.257.317.423.74028355739.303.166.245.0006.5021.923.383.2527.8831.98
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3251102163296391630153693086201159920.269.328.415.743457851221.302.146.260.0007.0416.462.342.4636.7328.72
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16256283138294177940134119666500.246.301.402.70322650620.342.156.278.0006.6131.614.782.7433.0636.23
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3110419312111194102711200.298.359.365.724384118.385.067.212.0008.4722.882.700.85104.0012.90
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter204642681492242079281621158186308.232.275.372.64723946690.276.140.192.0003.0422.907.522.9032.1030.87
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter151341396471628116218762306.188.245.267.5129114373.231.079.155.0005.6323.324.141.6156.8321.88
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6210118208111182112320202.198.284.327.6113310116.241.129.297.0009.4819.832.090.86101.0050.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3470111952012132210001.271.311.400.71128774.396.129.186.0004.0529.737.330.000.0036.84
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624154991153104318920104103306.218.269.339.60814028450.266.121.190.0004.4723.145.182.1542.7430.56
Average Minor - Per 162 games16256283147217177633154313585510.261.320.412.73223245623.314.151.258.0006.8621.723.172.6733.8530.46

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1982Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha18OF29--612-163631.0002.17------3193.546.0
1983Appleton Foxes MidwAcha19OF123--21810101238228.9581.85------12499.289.8
1984Appleton Foxes MidwAcha20OF38--585226563.9691.66------38100.027.9
1984Glens Falls White Sox EastAAcha20OF95--1731051188183.9731.93------9797.968.8
1985Glens Falls White Sox EastAAcha21OF123--29620143330316.9582.57------13392.588.5
1986Birmingham Barons SouAAcha22OF63--192381203195.9613.10------6892.644.1
1986Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcha22OF50--100814109108.9912.16------50100.035.2
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22OF10--181-119191.0001.90------1566.76.2
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22DH1---------------156.70.6
1987Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAcha23OF33--7512-7876.9742.30------3594.323.6
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23OF115--303562314308.9812.68------11699.171.0
1988Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha24OF16--23---23231.0001.44------16100.011.3
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24OF38--682317370.9591.84------7352.123.6
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha243B32--196714310086.8602.69------7343.819.9
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24DH3---------------734.11.9
1989Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25OF14--271-128281.0002.00------14100.09.7
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet25OF87--1801143195191.9792.20------9492.653.7
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet25DH1---------------941.10.6
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet251B1---------------941.10.6
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet26OF47--675-272721.0001.53------5782.529.0
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26OF30--36---36361.0001.20------4961.218.5
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26DH9---------------4918.45.6
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet26DH6---------------5710.53.7
1991Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor27P31--47--11111.0000.35------15206.721.5
1991Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon27OF16--303--33331.0002.06------1888.911.2
1991Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor27OF14--311--32321.0002.29------1593.39.7
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27OF24--4232-4745.9571.88------3470.614.9
1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27OF9--161--17171.0001.89------1369.25.6
1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27DH2---------------1315.41.2
1992Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil28OF30--563-159591.0001.97------3683.320.8
1992Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil281B1--13---13131.00013.00------362.80.7
MLB Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF360--73028159773758.9812.11------3600.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B32--196714310086.8602.69------320.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH22---------------220.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF173--3421736362359.9922.08------1730.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P31--47--11111.0000.35------310.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--13---13131.00013.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF281--66133275721694.9632.47------2810.00.0
A Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF161--27615123303291.9601.81------1610.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF29--612-163631.0002.17------290.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1982Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha18---------29-
1983Appleton Foxes MidwAcha19---------123-
1984Appleton Foxes MidwAcha20---------38-
1984Glens Falls White Sox EastAAcha20---------95-
1985Glens Falls White Sox EastAAcha21---------123-
1986Birmingham Barons SouAAcha22---------63-
1986Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcha22---------50-
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22---------101
1987Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAcha23---------33-
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23---------115-
1988Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha24---------16-
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24-----32---383
1989Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25---------14-
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet25--1------871
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet26---------476
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26---------309
1991Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor2731--------14-
1991Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon27---------16-
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27---------24-
1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27---------92
1992Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil28--1------30-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2010Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha46General Manager1628874.5436.02Ozzie Guillen
2011Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha47General Manager1627983.48816.03Ozzie Guillen,Don Cooper
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha48General Manager1628577.5253.02Robin Ventura
* 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.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1991-11-18Released by Expos. 
1991-06-04Claimed on waivers by Expos from Blue Jays. 
1990-06-18Claimed on waivers by Blue Jays from Tigers. 
1989-03-23TradeTraded by White Sox to Tigers for Eric King. 
* 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
1985Detroit Tigers-21160,000-------160,000Signing Bonus out of 1985 Draft (1st round - 26th overall)
1986Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll2260,000-61447-386,34760,000220,000
1987Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll2360,000-59535-344,90660,000280,000
1988Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll2462,500-60442-392,10762,500342,500
1989Detroit TigersTeam Payroll2562,500-69146-429,80262,500405,000
1990Detroit TigersTeam Payroll26100,000-64943-515,727100,000505,000
1990Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll26100,000-64941-515,727100,000505,000
1991Montreal ExposTeam Payroll27100,000-62038-742,231100,000605,000
1991Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll27100,000-62043-742,231100,000605,000
* 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