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Ken CaminitiTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1983-2001 MLB Years: 1987-2001
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

Positions3B-2097, 1B-33, DH-1Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKenneth Gene Caminiti
Height6-0Weight200BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateApril 21,1963PlaceHanford,California
Death DateOctober 10,2004 [41.172]
High SchoolLeigh (San Jose,CA)
CollegeSan Jose State University (San Jose,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (71st overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsBill HallauerPaul Weaver
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1986-HOU-#5 ... 1987-HOU-#5
MLB DebutJuly 16,1987 [24.086]
OrganizationsHOU [12] SDN [4] TEX [1] ATL [1] Awards14Awards Voting1-392
TBC Player ID798Retrosheet IDcamik001MLBAM ID111908
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed53Power71Contact58XBH68RBIs73Runs54Hitting69Durability75Team.499Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1983San Jose State UniversityNCBANCAA-13b2049164384911373630282200000.299.401.530.9318721192.311.231.421.41214.5811.460.793.6523.4342.86
1984San Jose State UniversityNCBANCAA-13b2157221447718454561132700000.348.385.534.91911827234.381.186.267.4075.5611.542.082.1444.2035.06
1985Osceola AstrosFSLA+hou-3b2212646883133269473144515411650.284.352.404.75618939527.310.120.250.3359.6810.251.060.76117.0029.32
1986Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-3b23137513821542931281535678121060.300.364.439.80322544582.328.139.251.3539.6213.401.392.0642.7528.57
1987Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-3b2495375661222521569115255800740.325.361.523.88419642407.346.198.280.3756.1414.252.323.6925.0034.43
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou113b246320310507132300124402116.246.287.335.6226811218.299.089.148.2755.5020.183.671.3867.6722.00
1988Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-3b2510941654113247566135295431840.272.318.399.71716636457.296.127.216.3166.3511.821.861.0983.2031.86
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou113b25308351520170051800103.181.225.241.46620389.215.060.120.2155.6220.223.601.1283.0020.00
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou113b2616158571149313107241519333498.255.316.369.68521644646.286.114.207.3077.8914.401.821.5558.5029.53
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou113b2715354152131202451944897034715.242.302.309.61116726596.286.067.165.2778.0516.282.020.67135.2519.85
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou113b28152574651453031380454685534718.253.312.383.69522046632.275.130.209.3107.2813.451.852.0644.1531.72
1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou113b2913550668149312136210444681241314.294.350.441.79122346557.317.147.245.3487.9012.211.552.3338.9230.87
1993Houston AstrosNLMLBhou113b301435437514231013758549880131015.262.321.390.71121244596.290.128.225.3138.2214.771.802.1841.7730.99
1994Houston AstrosNLMLBhou113b31111406631152821875434371203138.283.352.495.84720148454.303.212.320.3579.4715.641.653.9622.5641.74
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn213b321435267415933026941256994106811.302.380.513.89327059602.323.211.356.38511.4615.611.364.3220.2337.11
1996San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn213b3314654610917837240130115789940101615.326.408.6211.02933979638.331.295.449.42612.2315.521.276.2713.6544.38
1997San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn213b3413748692141280269011280118307912.290.389.508.89724754576.330.218.401.38613.8920.491.484.5118.6938.30
1998San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn213b35131452871142902982627110840846.252.353.509.86223058535.263.257.423.36913.2720.191.525.4215.5950.88
1999New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-3b36620674003002100000.350.409.550.95911422.368.200.300.4169.094.550.500.000.0057.14
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou113b36782734578111135662465830737.286.386.476.86213025329.311.190.374.37413.9817.631.263.9521.0032.05
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou113b37592084263130154530423710287.303.419.5821.00112128253.304.279.495.41716.6014.620.885.9313.8744.44
2001Texas RangersALMLBtex113b385418524438192500224120225.232.318.432.7508018211.248.200.319.32110.4319.431.864.2720.5641.86
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl111b386417112389061601214400112.222.306.380.6866515193.262.158.275.30010.8822.802.103.1128.5039.47
2001Totals for MLB-MLB         1183563681171154101438520337.228.312.407.71914533404.255.179.298.31110.6421.041.983.7123.7340.74
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1760628889417103481723998388397271163291467111152.272.347.447.79428096047125.297.175.298.00010.2016.321.603.3526.3135.32
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter4731792291529108213629243171632455431190.295.350.439.7897871651995.320.144.249.0008.1712.281.501.8049.7831.19
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11543660120287569135315531840.275.322.406.72817740479.299.131.220.0006.4711.481.771.0487.2033.33
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter23288814827654527150168811361217100.311.363.474.83742186989.336.163.264.0008.1913.751.682.7332.8931.16
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12646883133269473144515411650.284.352.404.75618939527.310.120.250.0009.6810.251.060.76117.0029.32
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter10638582126297128191414900000.327.392.532.92420548426.352.205.332.0009.6211.501.202.8232.0838.10
Houston Astros Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter10853922496103720414103546482438665915143371101.264.330.402.73215783214370.293.138.242.0008.8315.081.712.3638.0830.95
San Diego Padres Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter557201036259212721213964014298419120313744.295.384.540.92410862502351.314.245.407.00012.6817.821.415.1516.6142.23
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5418524438192500224120225.232.318.432.7508018211.248.200.319.00010.4319.431.864.2720.5641.86
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6417112389061601214400112.222.306.380.6866515193.262.158.275.00010.8822.802.103.1128.5039.47
Average MLB - Per 162 games16257982157322229084671073161014.272.347.447.79425956656.297.175.298.00010.2016.321.603.3526.3135.32
Average Minor - Per 162 games162614100181377121001565684211170.295.350.439.78927057683.320.144.249.0008.1712.281.501.8049.7831.19

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1985Osceola Astros FSLA+hou223B81--531932021266246.9253.04------12664.360.0
1986Columbus Astros SouAAhou233B135--1052993334437404.9242.99------13798.596.4
1987Columbus Astros SouAAhou243B93--552052116281260.9252.80------9597.965.0
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou243B61--5098811156148.9492.43------6396.837.7
1988Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou253B106--1052502725382355.9293.35------10997.274.1
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou253B28--1243325855.9481.96------3093.317.3
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou263B160--1263352227483461.9542.88------16199.498.8
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou273B149--1182432122382361.9452.42------15397.492.0
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou283B152--1292932329445422.9482.78------152100.093.8
1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou293B129--1022101119323312.9662.42------13595.679.6
1993Houston AstrosNLMLBhou303B143--1232642423411387.9422.71------143100.088.3
1994Houston AstrosNLMLBhou313B108--79200917288279.9692.58------11197.393.9
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn323B143--1022952728424397.9362.78------143100.099.3
1996San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn333B145--1033102028433413.9542.85------14699.389.5
1997San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn343B133--902912420405381.9412.86------13797.182.1
1998San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn353B126--772072116305284.9312.25------13196.277.8
1999New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou363B6--253-107.7001.17------6100.04.3
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou363B75--521391417205191.9322.55------7896.246.3
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou373B58-4753781118129118.9152.030.25-----5998.335.8
2001Texas RangersALMLBtex383B53-4414299910150141.9402.660.32-----5498.132.7
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl381B33-24724014619260254.9777.701.03-----6451.620.4
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl383B13-102919233028.9332.150.27-----6420.38.0
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl38DH1---------------641.60.6
MLB Totals for 3B - 15 season(s)-   3B1676-10181251312724928046274378.9462.614.30-----16760.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B33-24724014619260254.9777.701.03-----330.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B112--1072553025392362.9233.23------1120.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B228--1605045450718664.9252.91------2280.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B81--531932021266246.9253.04------810.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1985Osceola Astros FSLA+hou22-----81-----
1986Columbus Astros SouAAhou23-----135-----
1987Columbus Astros SouAAhou24-----93-----
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24-----61-----
1988Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou25-----106-----
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25-----28-----
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26-----160-----
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27-----149-----
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28-----152-----
1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29-----129-----
1993Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30-----143-----
1994Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31-----108-----
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32-----143-----
1996San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33-----145-----
1997San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn34-----133-----
1998San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn35-----126-----
1999New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou36-----6-----
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou36-----75-----
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou37-----58-----
2001Texas RangersALMLBtex38-----53-----
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl38--33--13----1

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996San Diego PadresDiv SeriesMLB33310330033002500000.300.4171.2001.61712312.000.9001.10016.6741.672.5025.003.33100.00
1998San Diego PadresDiv SeriesMLB35414220000001300000.143.200.143.3432015.182.000.0716.6720.003.000.000.000.00
1998San Diego PadresChamp. SeriesMLB35622360024005400000.273.407.545.95212227.250.272.50018.5214.810.807.4111.0033.33
1998San Diego PadresWorld SeriesMLB35414121001002700000.143.250.214.4643116.286.071.21412.5043.753.500.000.0050.00
1999Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB36417380038002100000.471.5261.0001.52617319.385.529.64710.535.260.5015.795.6737.50
2001Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB3822000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs1343813006110051000000.302.375.7211.09631648.259.419.53510.4220.832.0012.507.1746.15
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs622360024005400000.273.407.545.95212227.250.272.50018.5214.810.807.4111.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs414121001002700000.143.250.214.4643116.286.071.21412.5043.753.500.000.0050.00

Awards [14]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1987National League Player of the Week (July 13-July 19)1
1991National League Player of the Week (August 26-September 1)1
1992National League Player of the Week (June 22-June 28)1
1995National League Gold Glove (Third Base) ... National League Player of the Week (June 26-July 2) ... National League Player of the Week (September 11-September 17)3
1996National League Gold Glove (Third Base) ... National League Most Valuable Player ... National League Player of the Week (August 19-August 25) ... National League Player of the Week (July 29-August 4) ... NL Player of the Month (August) ... NL Player of the Month (September) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (3B)7
1997National League Gold Glove (Third Base)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2001-11-06Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-07-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
2001-07-02Released by Rangers. 
2001-06-17InjuredDisabled -- pulled left hamstring 
2000-12-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
2000-10-30Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-11-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1998-10-23Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-12-28TradeTraded by Astros with Sean Fesh, Brian Williams, Roberto Petagine, Steve Finley and Andujar Cedeno to Padres for Craig Shipley, Phil Plantier, Pedro Martinez, Ricky Gutierrez, Doug Brocail and Derek Bell. 
* 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
1987Houston AstrosTeam Payroll2462,500-5132527344,90660,00062,500
1988Houston AstrosTeam Payroll2562,500-60429-392,10762,500125,000
1989Houston AstrosTeam Payroll26129,000-4752141429,80262,500254,000
1990Houston AstrosTeam Payroll27240,000-4302039515,727100,000494,000
1991Houston AstrosTeam Payroll282,200,000-88288++742,231100,0002,694,000
1992Houston AstrosTeam Payroll291,500,000-208275++962,245109,0004,194,000
1993Houston AstrosTeam Payroll303,150,000-83391++968,431109,0007,344,000
1994Houston AstrosTeam Payroll313,250,000-94490++957,101109,00010,594,000
1995San Diego PadresTeam Payroll324,600,000-52295++999,520109,00015,194,000
1996San Diego PadresTeam Payroll333,275,000-93390++957,870109,00018,469,000
1997San Diego PadresTeam Payroll343,150,000-118688++1,182,177150,00021,619,000
1998San Diego PadresTeam Payroll353,500,000-116788++1,276,192170,00025,119,000
1999Houston AstrosTeam Payroll364,500,000-103389++1,454,491200,00029,619,000
2000Houston AstrosTeam Payroll374,500,000-124687++1,394,248200,00034,119,000
2001Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll383,500,000-1861080++1,897,758200,00037,619,000
2001Texas RangersTeam Payroll383,500,000-186980++1,897,758200,00037,619,000
* 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