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Jerry AdairTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1958-1970 MLB Years: 1958-1970
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Positions2B-810, SS-310, 3B-46, 1B-1Position when Drafted2B-SSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKenneth Jerry Adair
Height6-0Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 17,1936PlaceSand Springs,Oklahoma
Death DateMay 31,1987 [50.165]
High SchoolSapulpa (Sapulpa,OK)
CollegeOklahoma State University (Stillwater,OK)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1958 by the Baltimore Orioles.
Signing Bonus$40,000Signing ScoutsEddie Robinson
MLB DebutSeptember 2,1958 [21.259]
OrganizationsBAL [9] BOS [2] CHA [2] KCA [2] Awards0Awards Voting2-18
TBC Player ID8030Retrosheet IDadaij101MLBAM ID110042
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Kansas City Royals from the Boston Red Sox in the 1968 AL expansion draft (#51 pick)
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed59Power40Contact76XBH39RBIs46Runs37Hitting65Durability55Team.527Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25ss211119120000001700000.105.150.105.2552020.167.000.053.1255.0035.007.000.000.000.00
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal82b2212353110102001500000.314.333.371.70413136.367.057.086.3152.7813.895.000.000.009.09
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal72b2335110011000000000.200.200.8001.000415.000.600.600.4250.000.000.0020.005.00100.00
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal72b241333864110221193752355121446.264.326.394.72015231428.282.130.228.3198.1811.921.462.1042.8930.39
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal7ss25139538671532941148772777243115.284.319.414.73322344574.313.130.180.3264.7013.412.851.9248.9128.76
1963Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal72b26109382348721363033951235217.228.246.346.59213230401.245.118.141.2592.2412.725.671.5063.6734.48
1964Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal72b27155569561412039473228721431020.248.283.341.62419432605.269.093.144.2724.6311.902.571.4963.2222.70
1965Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal72b2815758251151263766643565242726.259.303.351.65420436625.281.092.155.2905.6010.401.861.1283.1423.84
1966Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal72b2917523151003004801101.288.333.308.64116158.333.020.096.2906.9013.792.000.000.006.67
1966Chicago White SoxALMLBcha11ss-2b291053702790182436321744195014.243.275.335.61012424402.263.092.141.2714.2310.952.591.0092.5026.67
1966Totals for AL-AL         122422301051924393221521106015.249.282.332.61414025460.272.083.135.2734.5711.302.480.87105.5023.81
1967Chicago White SoxALMLBcha112b30289862040090141712105.204.240.245.485244106.244.041.071.2233.7716.044.250.000.0020.00
1967Boston Red SoxALMLBbos143b-ss30893164192131326141335242010.291.321.367.68811617337.318.076.108.3113.8610.392.690.89105.3318.48
1967Totals for AL-AL         11741447112171335151752363015.271.302.338.64014021443.301.067.099.2903.8411.743.060.68138.0018.75
1968Boston Red SoxALMLBbos14ss317420818451021200928160210.216.252.250.502523224.242.034.077.2304.0212.503.110.89104.006.67
1969Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca142b321264322910891548132036324424.250.285.310.59513415461.261.060.102.2704.347.811.801.0886.4013.89
1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca142b33727040001015301011.148.281.148.4294033.167.000.148.20915.159.090.600.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1165401937810221631957366292920849917413031149.254.292.347.63913942394315.276.093.144.0004.8211.562.401.3270.5123.39
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter736256825766311815432342418140336917182485.258.297.366.6639401762752.281.108.165.0005.0912.212.401.5659.7226.55
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter163524591371415381422633102220.261.294.321.61516820561.288.060.095.0003.9211.232.860.89104.8014.60
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter133468331102224453321612116019.235.268.316.58414828508.259.081.126.0004.1312.012.900.79117.0025.45
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1334592911291549142539334525.244.285.301.58613815494.255.057.105.0005.067.891.561.0191.8013.39
Average MLB - Per 162 games16255953142233851442969264421.254.292.347.63919433600.276.093.144.0004.8211.562.401.3270.5123.39

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21SS10--1019133029.9672.90------1190.96.5
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal212B1--141265.8335.00------119.10.7
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal222B11--2417344441.9323.73------1291.77.1
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22SS1--221154.8004.00------128.30.6
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal232B3--34-2771.0002.33------3100.01.9
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal242B107--233237657476470.9874.39------13380.566.0
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24SS27--2661559287.9463.22------13320.316.7
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal243B2---1--111.0000.50------1331.51.2
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25SS113--2162851672517501.9694.43------13981.369.8
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal252B34--7977417160156.9754.59------13924.521.0
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal253B1---------------1390.70.6
1963Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal262B103--242268867518510.9854.95------10994.563.6
1964Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal272B153--3954225107822817.9945.34------15598.794.4
1965Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal282B157--3954461299853841.9865.36------157100.096.9
1966Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29SS75--109236935354345.9754.60------10571.446.3
1966Chicago White SoxALMLBcha292B50--8992319184181.9843.62------10547.630.9
1966Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal292B13--3033276563.9694.85------1776.58.1
1967Boston Red SoxALMLBbos303B35--346658105100.9522.86------8939.321.6
1967Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30SS30--3868-121061061.0003.53------8933.718.5
1967Chicago White SoxALMLBcha302B27--7061221133131.9854.85------2896.416.7
1967Boston Red SoxALMLBbos302B23--33413107774.9613.22------8925.814.2
1968Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31SS46--62104415170166.9763.61------7462.228.4
1968Boston Red SoxALMLBbos312B12--1925164544.9783.67------7416.27.4
1968Boston Red SoxALMLBbos313B7--49311613.8131.86------749.54.3
1968Boston Red SoxALMLBbos311B1--51--661.0006.00------741.40.6
1969Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca322B109--223261841492484.9844.44------12686.567.3
1969Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32SS8--1418113332.9704.00------1266.34.9
1969Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca323B1---------------1260.80.6
1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca332B7--2420-644441.0006.29------7100.04.3
MLB Totals for 2B - 13 season(s)-   2B810--186020085846539263868.9854.78------8100.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 8 season(s)-   SS310--4777933714413071270.9724.10------3100.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B46--387689122114.9342.48------460.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--51--661.0006.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21---110------
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22---111------
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23---3-------
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24---107272-----
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25---341131-----
1963Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26---103-------
1964Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27---153-------
1965Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28---157-------
1966Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29---5075------
1966Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29---13-------
1967Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30---233035-----
1967Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30---27-------
1968Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31--112467-----
1969Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32---10981-----
1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33---7-------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1967Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB30516020001100300000.125.125.125.2502016.154.000.0630.0018.750.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs516020001100300000.125.125.125.2502016.154.000.0630.0018.750.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak35First Base Coach1559362.600--1Dick WilliamsWon World Series (Reds)
1973Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak36First Base Coach1629468.580--1Dick WilliamsWon World Series (Mets)
1974Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak37First Base Coach1629072.556--1Alvin DarkWon World Series (Dodgers)
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1970-05-12Released by Royals. 
1968-10-15Selected by Royals from Red Sox in expansion draft (Pick #51). 
1967-06-02TradeTraded by White Sox to Red Sox for Bob Snow and Don McMahon. 
1966-06-13TradeTraded by Orioles with John Riddle to White Sox for Eddie Fisher. 
1958-09-02ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
* 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.