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Ken BoswellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1965-1977 MLB Years: 1967-1977
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Drafted
World Series Champion

Positions2B-566, 3B-82, OF-8Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKenneth George Boswell
Height6-0Weight172BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 23,1946 [72.266]PlaceAustin,Texas
High SchoolWilliam B. Travis (Austin,TX)
CollegeSam Houston State University (Huntsville,TX)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 4th round (66th overall) of the 1965 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 18,1967 [21.207]
OrganizationsNYN [10] HOU [3] Awards0
TBC Player ID9037Retrosheet IDboswk101MLBAM ID111260
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Player Notes:   First player ever drafted out of Sam Houston State University in 1965 ... Topps All-Star Rookie (2B) in 1968
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed45Power45Contact87XBH47RBIs57Runs38Hitting56Durability41Team.476Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1965AuburnNYPLA--19732984985201733000000000.285.285.430.71512828298.268.145.144.3150.000.000.002.3542.5732.94
1966WilliamsportEastAA-20632414372153136000000000.299.299.398.6979619241.296.099.100.3060.000.000.000.41241.0026.39
1966JacksonvilleILAAA-2080298287693222000000000.255.255.326.5819714298.250.071.070.2550.000.000.000.67149.0018.42
1966Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         14353971148246358000000000.275.275.358.63319333539.271.083.083.2780.000.000.000.56179.6722.30
1967JacksonvilleILAAA-2152197194992315000000000.249.249.360.6097114197.237.111.112.2720.000.000.001.5265.6728.57
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn242b-3b211140293014001500203.225.233.375.60815443.222.150.175.2652.3311.635.002.3340.0044.44
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn122b227528437747241172162713206.261.300.342.6429713306.275.081.155.2955.238.821.691.3171.0017.57
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn122b2310236248101147332733647241313.279.347.381.72813824405.313.102.213.3318.8911.601.310.74120.6723.76
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn122b241053513289132544544132235813.254.331.345.67612120402.263.091.211.30210.207.960.781.2470.2022.47
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn122b2511639246107201540523631224411.273.334.367.70114426436.283.094.194.3198.267.110.861.1578.4024.30
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn122b26100355357591933223235094115.211.274.318.59211319400.210.107.197.2748.008.751.092.2539.4425.33
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn123b277611012252121400121101021.227.303.318.621355123.237.091.200.2839.768.940.921.6355.0020.00
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn122b-3b289622219486121501181912118.216.277.279.556629244.228.063.140.2617.387.791.060.82111.0018.75
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou172b-3b298617816438202103301210377.242.349.309.6585510212.254.067.219.30014.155.660.400.000.0023.26
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou173b3091126123381018108801228.262.301.341.642439137.275.079.151.2915.845.841.000.000.0027.27
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou172b3172977211101200101200115.216.287.247.534242108.244.031.134.2479.2611.111.200.000.009.52
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter93025172666259119312442717240239925252990.248.313.337.6508471412816.261.089.188.0008.528.491.001.1081.1922.56
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter268103413928253913106000000000.273.273.379.652392751034.263.106.106.0000.000.000.001.2679.5426.60
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13249547125185537000000000.253.253.339.59216828495.245.086.087.0000.000.000.001.0199.0022.40
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter632414372153136000000000.299.299.398.6979619241.296.099.100.0000.000.000.000.41241.0026.39
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter732984985201733000000000.285.285.430.71512828298.268.145.144.0000.000.000.002.3542.5732.94
New York Mets Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter68121162315287415311932614192207824191970.250.312.343.6557251202359.262.093.190.0008.148.771.081.3168.2622.73
Houston Astros Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter24940135971740511348321161020.242.320.304.62412221457.259.062.177.00010.507.000.670.000.0021.65
Average MLB - Per 162 games16243846109163543534242244516.248.313.337.65014825491.261.089.188.0008.528.491.001.1081.1922.56
Average Minor - Per 162 games16262584170325864000000000.273.273.379.65223745625.263.106.106.0000.000.000.001.2679.5426.60

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn212B6--1024133534.9715.67------1154.53.7
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn213B4--210-212121.0003.00------1136.42.5
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn222B69--1542031337370357.9655.17------7592.042.6
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn232B96--1902291851437419.9594.36------10294.159.3
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn242B101--204244249450448.9964.44------10596.262.3
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn252B109--1912341256437425.9733.90------11694.067.3
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn262B94-804208183453395391.9904.160.49-----10094.060.3
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn273B17-127729133736.9732.120.28-----7622.410.6
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn272B3-9841-1312.9234.001.33-----763.91.9
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn282B28--6963-111321321.0004.71------9629.217.3
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn283B20--1148566459.9222.95------9620.812.3
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn28OF7--142111716.9412.29------967.34.3
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou292B31--4065111106105.9913.39------8636.019.3
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou293B23--1438525752.9122.26------8626.714.3
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou303B16--721243028.9331.75------9117.69.9
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou302B3--1---111.0000.33------913.31.9
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30OF1---------------911.10.6
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou312B26--3331-964641.0002.46------7236.116.0
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou313B2---4--441.0002.00------722.81.2
MLB Totals for 2B - 11 season(s)-   2B566-813110812805228024402388.9794.222.94-----5660.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B82-127411501317204191.9362.331.50-----820.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF8--142111716.9412.00------80.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn21---6-4-----
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn22---69-------
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn23---96-------
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn24---101-------
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn25---109-------
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn26---94-------
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn27---3-17-----
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn28---28-20---7-
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29---31-23-----
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30---3-16---1-
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31---26-2-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB23312440025001200000.333.385.8331.21810213.250.500.5837.6915.382.0015.386.0050.00
1969New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB2313110000000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1973New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB2711000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1973New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB27331300000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0003031.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs413440025001200000.308.357.7691.12610214.222.461.5387.1414.292.0014.296.5050.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs46240000000000000.667.667.6671.334406.667.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1977-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1974-10-29TradeTraded by Mets to Astros for Bob Gallagher. 
* 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.