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DON KESSINGER

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1964-1979
Positions
SS-1955, 2B-78, 3B-28, 1B-1
Born
July 17, 1942  (72.096)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-1 / 175
Bats/Throws
Both / Right
High School
Unknown
College:
Drafted:
Signed as UDFA 1964 by CHN 
Full Name
Donald Eulon Kessinger 
TBC Player ID
13709
MLB Debut
Father of Keith Kessinger

Speed
65
Contact
76
Patience
44
Batting
42
Power
12

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OFF THE FIELD
The formula to determine similarity scores is listed in the about section of the site. In short, the scores attempt to compare players career batting statistics vs all other major leagues as well as cumulative statistics at each age.
Career Statistics
1.  Larry Bowa (78.81)
2.  Charlie Jamieson (78.01)
3.  Dave Philley (77.37)
4.  Lonny Frey (76.88)
5.  Dave Bancroft (76.45)
6.  Jim Piersall (75.88)
7.  Maury Wills (75.79)
8.  Alfredo Griffin (75.72)
9.  Jim Fregosi (75.09)
10.  Billy Rogell (74.86)
Age: 22
1.  Tim Blackwell (89.24)
2.  Eddie O'Brien (81.73)
3.  Angel Salazar (78.38)
4.  Jimmy Dykes (75.97)
5.  Dud Lee (72.58)
6.  Tony Daniels (71.63)
7.  Andres Blanco (70.57)
8.  Luis Rivera (69.95)
9.  Ray Olmedo (69.51)
10.  Jim Breton (68.76)
Age: 23
1.  Del Unser (79.46)
2.  Zip Collins (77.59)
3.  George Scharein (76.09)
4.  Eddie Miksis (71.66)
5.  Curtis Wilkerson (71.66)
6.  Nate Oliver (71.65)
7.  Abraham Nunez (70.01)
8.  Thad Bosley (69.38)
9.  Omar Vizquel (68.92)
10.  Joe Lovitto (68.73)
Age: 24
1.  Bud Harrelson (82.88)
2.  Alex Trevino (76.85)
3.  John Henry (73.84)
4.  Rod Gilbreath (72.88)
5.  Bobby Valentine (72.41)
6.  Curtis Wilkerson (71.95)
7.  Gene Freese (71.92)
8.  Jim Wohlford (71.31)
9.  Ken Boswell (71.21)
10.  Cleon Jones (70.79)
Age: 25
1.  Bud Harrelson (77.29)
2.  Doc Lavan (76.48)
3.  Roger Metzger (75.11)
4.  Everett Scott (74.4)
5.  Rod Gilbreath (74.4)
6.  Jay Johnstone (73.93)
7.  Eddie Ainsmith (73.75)
8.  Mickey O'Neil (73.13)
9.  Jack Warner (72.28)
10.  Bruno Betzel (72.16)
Age: 26
1.  Omar Vizquel (80.65)
2.  Sonny Jackson (80.39)
3.  Dave Cash (79.86)
4.  Jay Johnstone (76.5)
5.  Jim Viox (76.43)
6.  Roger Metzger (76.05)
7.  Jose Offerman (76.04)
8.  Swede Risberg (75.53)
9.  Jerry Remy (75.44)
10.  Spike Owen (75.18)
Age: 27
1.  Everett Scott (81)
2.  Roger Metzger (78.13)
3.  Spike Owen (77.18)
4.  Sonny Jackson (76.35)
5.  Derrel Thomas (75.38)
6.  Bernie Friberg (74.32)
7.  Roger Peckinpaugh (74.1)
8.  Dave Cash (73.98)
9.  Julian Javier (73.84)
10.  Vince Coleman (73.75)
Age: 28
1.  Dave Cash (80.58)
2.  Everett Scott (78.9)
3.  Luis Polonia (76.53)
4.  Roger Metzger (76.36)
5.  Don Blasingame (75.81)
6.  Spike Owen (75.78)
7.  Cesar Izturis (75.48)
8.  Derrel Thomas (75.21)
9.  Bill Russell (75.13)
10.  Vince Coleman (74.59)
Age: 29
1.  Everett Scott (81.96)
2.  Dave Cash (80.08)
3.  Whitey Witt (77.79)
4.  Luis Polonia (77.67)
5.  Don Blasingame (77.63)
6.  Johnny Pesky (76.71)
7.  Derrel Thomas (76.63)
8.  Frankie Gustine (76.26)
9.  Spike Owen (75.69)
10.  Rennie Stennett (75.23)
Age: 30
1.  Don Blasingame (78.51)
2.  Dave Cash (77.51)
3.  Spike Owen (77.28)
4.  Bob Skinner (76.85)
5.  Whitey Witt (76.75)
6.  Johnny Pesky (75.96)
7.  Everett Scott (75.94)
8.  Bill White (75.59)
9.  Frankie Gustine (75.52)
10.  Bill Russell (75.28)
Age: 31
1.  Charlie Jamieson (81.61)
2.  Dave Cash (77.93)
3.  Jim Piersall (76.63)
4.  Bob Skinner (76.23)
5.  Ozzie Smith (75.91)
6.  Johnny Pesky (75.89)
7.  Willie Upshaw (75.84)
8.  Spike Owen (75.21)
9.  Roger Peckinpaugh (75.18)
10.  Jorge Orta (75.1)
Age: 32
1.  Charlie Jamieson (79.56)
2.  Lonny Frey (76.59)
3.  Jim Piersall (76.49)
4.  Dave Cash (76.11)
5.  Ozzie Smith (75.95)
6.  Whitey Lockman (75.33)
7.  Roger Peckinpaugh (75.09)
8.  Johnny Pesky (74.7)
9.  Willie Upshaw (74.55)
10.  Bill Russell (74.4)
Age: 33
1.  Charlie Jamieson (79.8)
2.  Lonny Frey (77.31)
3.  Jim Piersall (76.35)
4.  Billy Rogell (75.34)
5.  Ozzie Smith (75.13)
6.  Buddy Lewis (74.7)
7.  Jim Fregosi (74.65)
8.  Whitey Lockman (74.61)
9.  Roger Peckinpaugh (74.32)
10.  Alfredo Griffin (74.29)
Age: 34
1.  Charlie Jamieson (79.39)
2.  Lonny Frey (77.04)
3.  Jim Piersall (76.25)
4.  Billy Rogell (75.56)
5.  Larry Bowa (75.3)
6.  Joe Kuhel (74.58)
7.  Jim Fregosi (74.54)
8.  Dave Bancroft (74.52)
9.  Alfredo Griffin (74.3)
10.  Ozzie Smith (74.08)
Age: 35
1.  Charlie Jamieson (80.14)
2.  Lonny Frey (77.09)
3.  Dave Bancroft (76.24)
4.  Larry Bowa (76.04)
5.  Jim Piersall (75.5)
6.  Alfredo Griffin (75.24)
7.  Billy Rogell (75.22)
8.  Jim Fregosi (75.06)
9.  Jose Offerman (73.59)
10.  Roger Peckinpaugh (73.59)
Age: 36
1.  Charlie Jamieson (80.97)
2.  Larry Bowa (78.13)
3.  Dave Bancroft (77.45)
4.  Lonny Frey (76.69)
5.  Jim Piersall (75.83)
6.  Alfredo Griffin (75.72)
7.  Jim Fregosi (75.09)
8.  Billy Rogell (74.86)
9.  Jose Offerman (74.28)
10.  Roger Peckinpaugh (74.21)
Age: 37
1.  Larry Bowa (79.93)
2.  Charlie Jamieson (78.45)
3.  Dave Bancroft (77.71)
4.  Lonny Frey (76.88)
5.  Jim Piersall (75.88)
6.  Alfredo Griffin (75.72)
7.  Jim Fregosi (75.09)
8.  Billy Rogell (74.86)
9.  Maury Wills (74.5)
10.  Jose Offerman (74.28)


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