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Ken BoyerHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1955-1969 MLB Years: 1955-1969
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

Positions3B-1785, OF-111, 1B-65, SS-31Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKenneth Lloyd Boyer
Height6-2Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 20,1931PlaceLiberty,Missouri
Death DateSeptember 7,1982 [51.110]
High SchoolAlba (Alba,MO)
MLB DebutApril 12,1955 [23.328]
OrganizationsSLN [11] CHA [2] LAN [2] NYN [2] Awards7Awards Voting8-460
TBC Player ID9089Retrosheet IDboyek101MLBAM ID111321
RelationshipsBrother of Clete Boyer, Brother of Cloyd Boyer
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed71Power77Contact66XBH67RBIs84Runs61Hitting82Durability86Team.495Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1955St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln143b241475307814027218622217376711556.264.311.425.73622547574.271.161.240.3256.4511.671.813.1429.4433.57
1956St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln143b25150595911823022698833865123718.306.347.494.84129458639.308.188.261.3675.9510.171.714.0722.8831.87
1957St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln14of261425447914418319621284477145811.265.318.414.73222540598.276.149.237.3217.3612.881.753.1828.6327.78
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln143b2715057010117521923901164953318815.307.360.496.85628353631.303.189.284.3727.778.401.083.6524.7830.29
1959St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln143b28149563861741852894126677720177.309.384.508.89228651633.318.199.329.39110.5812.161.154.4220.1129.31
1960St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln143b2915155295168261032978756774041013.304.370.562.93231068616.304.258.361.4029.0912.501.385.1917.2540.48
1961St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln143b3015358910919426112495636891105911.329.397.533.93031461663.355.204.324.40310.2613.731.343.6224.5431.44
1962St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln143b3116061192178275249812775104122715.291.369.470.83928756691.318.179.309.37010.8515.051.393.4725.4631.46
1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln143b3215961786176282241111070902041020.285.358.454.81228054693.300.169.284.35710.1012.991.293.4625.7130.68
1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln143b331626281001853010241193570852041222.295.365.489.85430764704.308.194.303.3719.9412.071.213.4126.1734.59
1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln143b34144535711391821375275773147316.260.328.374.70220033604.276.114.211.3159.4412.091.282.1541.1523.74
1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn143b35136496621322821461433064017515.266.304.415.71920644534.278.149.212.3135.6211.992.132.6235.4333.33
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn143b365616617397231321262200236.235.335.355.6905912194.252.120.283.31213.4011.340.851.5555.3330.77
1967Chicago White SoxALMLBcha143b-1b36571801747514210272502104.261.287.367.6546610190.283.106.133.2953.6813.163.572.1145.0021.28
1967Totals for MLB-MLB         1133463486123734233347023310.249.312.361.67312522384.268.112.205.3038.5912.241.421.8249.4325.58
1968Chicago White SoxALMLBcha143b371024030000001600002.125.160.125.2853025.167.000.042.1364.0024.006.000.000.000.00
1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan453b-1b378322120607264122163410532.271.317.403.7208915243.290.132.204.3226.5813.992.132.4736.8325.00
1968Totals for MLB-MLB         9324520637264122174010534.257.302.376.6789215268.279.119.188.3056.3414.932.352.2440.8323.81
1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan451b382534072004002700002.206.250.265.5159236.259.059.118.2395.5619.443.500.000.0028.57
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter203474551104214331868282114110577713101720176397185.287.349.462.81134436688268.299.175.274.0008.6212.301.433.4126.4431.17
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter166763349881855269612551001976963185919144886154.293.356.475.83130115857046.304.182.287.0008.9612.191.363.6224.8431.54
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter192662791713541774645686019821.258.312.400.71226556728.271.142.230.0007.6911.811.542.3438.9432.75
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter10825520679264522184110534.263.308.384.6929817279.286.121.192.0006.4514.702.282.1542.5025.37
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter672041750514210283102106.245.272.338.6106910215.271.093.123.0003.7214.423.881.8651.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162594881712552291865781215815.287.349.462.81127453659.299.175.274.0008.6212.301.433.4126.4431.17

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1955St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24SS18--31422107573.9734.06------14712.211.7
1955St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln243B139--1242531924396377.9522.71------14794.690.3
1956St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln253B149--1303091837457439.9612.95------15099.396.8
1957St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln263B41--4193137147134.9123.27------14228.926.6
1957St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26OF105--275211278277.9962.64------14273.968.2
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27OF6--11---11111.0001.83------1504.03.9
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln273B144--1563502041526506.9623.51------15096.093.5
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27SS1--1---111.0001.00------1500.70.6
1959St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28SS12--910212119.9051.58------1498.17.8
1959St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln283B143--1343002032454434.9563.03------14996.092.9
1960St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln293B146--1403001937459440.9593.01------15196.794.8
1961St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln303B153--1173462423487463.9513.03------153100.099.4
1962St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln313B160--1583182234498476.9562.98------160100.098.8
1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln323B159--1292933423456422.9252.65------159100.098.1
1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln333B162--1313372430492468.9512.89------162100.0100.0
1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln343B143--1132501218375363.9682.54------14499.388.8
1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn353B130--1132922133426405.9513.12------13695.680.7
1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn351B2--122-114141.0007.00------1361.51.2
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn363B44--278467117111.9492.52------5678.627.2
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn361B8--523-555551.0006.88------5614.34.9
1967Chicago White SoxALMLBcha361B18--13212112145144.9938.00------5731.611.1
1967Chicago White SoxALMLBcha363B33--2267449389.9572.70------5757.920.4
1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan373B34--3053749083.9222.44------8341.021.0
1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan371B32--24511325259256.9888.00------8338.619.8
1968Chicago White SoxALMLBcha371B1--101-111111.00011.00------1010.00.6
1968Chicago White SoxALMLBcha373B5--2711109.9001.80------1050.03.1
1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan381B4--312163433.9718.25------2516.02.5
MLB Totals for 3B - 14 season(s)-   3B1785--1567365226435554835219.9522.92------17850.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF111--286211289288.9972.59------1110.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B65--48231550518513.9907.89------650.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS31--41524119793.9593.00------310.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1955St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24----18139-----
1956St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25-----149-----
1957St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26-----41---105-
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27----1144---6-
1959St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28----12143-----
1960St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29-----146-----
1961St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30-----153-----
1962St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31-----160-----
1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32-----159-----
1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33-----162-----
1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34-----143-----
1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn35--2--130-----
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn36--8--44-----
1967Chicago White SoxALMLBcha36--18--33-----
1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan37--32--34-----
1968Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37--1--5-----
1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan38--4--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1964St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB33727561026001500000.222.250.481.73113328.200.259.2963.5717.865.007.1413.5050.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs727561026001500000.222.250.481.73113328.200.259.2963.5717.865.007.1413.5050.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1971St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln40Hitting Coach1629072.5567.02Red Schoendienst
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln41Hitting Coach1567581.48121.54Red Schoendienst
1977Rochester Red WingsILAAAMinorbal46Manager1406773.47913.06 
1978Rochester Red WingsILAAAMinorbal47Manager1406872.48617.06 
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln47Manager1626993.42621.05 
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln48Manager1628676.53112.03 
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln49Manager1627488.45717.04 
* 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

Awards [7]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1958National League Gold Glove (Third Base)1
1959National League Gold Glove (Third Base)1
1960MLB Player of the Month (September) ... National League Gold Glove (Third Base)2
1961National League Gold Glove (Third Base)1
1963National League Gold Glove (Third Base)1
1964National League Most Valuable Player1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1969-10-08Released by Dodgers. 
1968-05-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1968-05-02Released by White Sox. 
1967-07-22TradeTraded by Mets with Sandy Alomar to White Sox for J.C. Martin and Bill Southworth. 
1965-10-20TradeTraded by Cardinals to Mets for Al Jackson and Charley Smith. 
1949-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
* 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.