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Jim Kaat
James Lee Kaat (Kitty)

Bats Left, Throws Left
Height 6' 4", Weight 217 lb.

MLB Debut August 2, 1959
Final Game July 1, 1983
Born November 7, 1938 in Zeeland, MI

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV SHO   IP     H   BFP    R   ER   HR  BB  IBB HBP  SO   WP BK  ERA
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 1960 21 WAA AL   4   3  .571  12   8   0   1   0   0   50.2   46   224   37   34   6   30   3   3   20   5  0  6.04  
 1961 22 MNA AL   7  13  .350  36  28   0   4   0   0  185.1  193   836  125  117  13   99   6   4  113   6  1  5.68  
 1962 23 MNA AL  13  13  .500  33  32   6   1   0   1  224.2  221   969  110  101  22   77   5   6  145  11  0  4.05  CY-18
 1963 24 MNA AL   2  11  .154  19  12   5   5   1   0   92.2  121   426   65   57  19   36  10   3   51   5  0  5.54  
 1964 25 MNA AL  13  17  .433  37  37   5   0   0   0  247.2  270  1080  126  110  24   70   9   2  162  10  2  4.00  
 1965 26 MNA AL  19  10  .655  38  38  11   0   0   3  279.1  280  1200  128  112  30   76   5   7  132   5  0  3.61  CY-7
 1966 27 MNA AL  13  11  .542  36  36  10   0   0   5  272.2  257  1116  108   95  33   50   3   5  173   5  0  3.14  CY-18
 1967 28 MNA AL  14   9  .609  36  33   4   1   1   1  243.2  241  1015  107   97  24   55   7   8  196  10  0  3.58  CY-11
 1968 29 MNA AL  10  13  .435  27  27   5   0   0   1  192.2  181   790   87   80  14   45   2   5  120   4  1  3.74  
 1969 30 MNA AL   6   2  .750  14  14   0   0   0   0   86.1   83   362   28   28  11   26   4   3   51   1  0  2.92  
         CHN NL   8   9  .471  23  23   1   0   0   0  143.2  134   597   66   56  11   37   6   2   91   5  0  3.51  
         TOT     14  11  .560  37  37   1   0   0   0  230.0  217   959   94   84  22   63  10   5  142   6  0  3.29 
 1970 31 CHN NL   3  22  .120  36  35   6   1   0   1  228.2  288  1001  148  133  40   53   2   0  108   6  0  5.23  
 1971 32 CHN NL  15  14  .517  37  37  10   0   0   2  273.0  298  1144  118  102  15   46   3   6  151   6  0  3.36  
 1972 33 CHN NL   6   5  .545  14  13   6   0   0   3  105.2   84   430   37   31   8   21   5   1   63   1  0  2.64  
 1973 34 CHA AL  16  11  .593  40  40   2   0   0   0  246.1  313  1087  144  132  28   70   2   3  122   0  0  4.82  
 1974 35 CHA AL  19  13  .594  42  40  15   0   0   3  304.2  315  1279  138  121  25   66   0   8  130   3  0  3.57  CY-17
 1975 36 CHA AL  17  20  .459  41  41  17   0   0   2  316.0  353  1362  153  143  23   76   0  16  153   4  3  4.07  
 1976 37 OAA AL  21  10  .677  40  40   5   0   0   0  246.2  285  1047  121  103  26   36   1   5   86   2  0  3.76  CY-16
 1977 38 OAA AL   8  21  .276  38  38   0   0   0   0  173.1  281   835  166  147  37   43   0   4   76   3  0  7.63  
 1978 39 OAA AL   6   9  .400  23  23   0   0   0   0  127.1  155   548   69   62  16   32   3   2   41   5  0  4.38  
 1979 40 MNA AL   3   2  .600  40   1   0  23   2   0   52.2   44   209   13   13   3   11   2   2   15   2  0  2.22  
 1980 41 NYN NL   7   9  .438  64   3   0  25   4   0   96.2  116   443   56   49   7   45  11   2   33   4  2  4.56  
 1981 42 NYN NL   3   1  .750  44   0   0  11   2   0   62.1   80   273   43   37   4   11   0   1   12   2  0  5.34  
 1982 43 NYN NL   1   6  .143  43   0   0  16   1   0   67.2   82   293   36   33   7   20   2   1   29   5  0  4.39  
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 23 Seasons     234 254  .480 813 599 108  88  11  22 4320.1 4721 18566 2229 1993 446 1131  91  99 2273 110  9  4.15
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27 SOp RnSup  AB   H   HR  AVG   E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  OPS Star 
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 1960 21 WAA AL  22   27   4.9   0  5.50   19   1   0  .053   0    2    2 1.000    1    0 1.000 -115   
 1961 22 MNA AL  33  107   5.2   0  5.50   62  15   0  .242   0    4    4 1.000    1    2  .333   53   
 1962 23 MNA AL  24  105   4.2   0  4.28   73  19   3  .260   3   11    8  .727    0    1  .000    2   
 1963 24 MNA AL  27   80   7.9   1  3.25   25   3   0  .120   1    4    3  .750    3    1  .750  106   
 1964 25 MNA AL  23  125   4.5   0  4.00   72   3   1  .042   7   11    4  .364    9    4  .692   13   
 1965 26 MNA AL  22  129   4.1   0  5.08   97  24   3  .247   4   10    6  .600   12    3  .800  -22   
 1966 27 MNA AL  13  107   3.5   0  4.25   93  18   3  .194   0   11   11 1.000    7    8  .467    8   
 1967 28 MNA AL  26  110   4.0   1  4.06   75  11   0  .147   3    7    4  .571   16    5  .762  -16   
 1968 29 MNA AL  16   78   3.6   0  4.63   60  12   0  .200   0    5    4  .800   17    6  .739   -8   
 1969 30 MNA AL  16   37   3.9   0  5.43   30   8   1  .267   0    2    2 1.000    7    4  .636  -65   
         CHN NL  14   53   3.3   0  3.83   50  14   0  .280   4    7    3  .429    3    2  .600  -96   
         TOT          91   3.5   0         80  22   1  .275   4    9    5  .556   10    6  .625
 1970 31 CHN NL  15  146   5.7   0  3.37   74  16   2  .216   6   12    4  .333   11    9  .550   54   
 1971 32 CHN NL  26  120   4.0   0  4.62   93  18   0  .194   0   15   14  .933   22    7  .759  -31   
 1972 33 CHN NL  25   31   2.6   0  4.08   35  10   1  .286   3    5    2  .400    1    2  .333  -28   
 1973 34 CHA AL  24  153   5.6   0  5.28    0   0   0  .000   1   12    8  .667   25   10  .714   -4   
 1974 35 CHA AL  21  133   3.9   0  4.38    0   0   0  .000   1   10    7  .700   25   11  .694   16   
 1975 36 CHA AL  20  155   4.4   0  4.39    0   0   0  .000   0   15   13  .867    6    3  .667  -14   
 1976 37 OAA AL  26  129   4.7   0  5.35    9   1   0  .111   2    5    2  .400    7    7  .500   -2   
 1977 38 OAA AL  26  188   9.7   0  4.37    2   1   0  .500   4   11    5  .455    8    1  .889  109   
 1978 39 OAA AL  23   84   6.1   0  3.61    1   0   0  .000   0    1    0  .000   22    6  .786   56   
 1979 40 MNA AL  42   15   2.7   5  8.00    0   0   0  .000   1    4    2  .500    0    1  .000 -181   
 1980 41 NYN NL  26   63   6.0   7  3.33    4   0   0  .000   1    5    4  .800    8    2  .800   45   
 1981 42 NYN NL  36   38   5.4   2         12   6   0  .500   4    4    0  .000    9    3  .750   29   
 1982 43 NYN NL  34   42   5.7   3          6   0   0  .000   0    3    3 1.000    7    4  .636   -3   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 23 Seasons         2267   4.7  19        892 180  14  .202  45  176  115  .653  227  102  .690    2   1
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+

HOF Standards: Pitching - 29.1 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1960  WAA   83-71   Rick Field
 1961  MNA   69-85   Larry Cupp, Rick Field
 1962  MNA   61-101  Dan Gural, Tom Austad
 1963  MNA   81-81   Dan Gural
 1964  MNA   78-84   Kevin Batson, Alan Boodman
 1965  MNA   95-68   Kevin Batson
 1966  MNA   88-74   Jason Hartnell
 1967  MNA   78-84   Rick Ramacier
 1968  MNA   76-86   Tim Hagen, Frank Pennylegion
 1969  MNA  113-49   Rick Ramacier
 1969  CHN   77-85   Alan Bosslet
 1970  CHN   52-110  Alan Bosslet
 1971  CHN   76-86   Alan Bosslet
 1972  CHN   67-95   Alan Bosslet
 1973  CHA   89-74   Ben Lea
 1974  CHA   82-80   Ben Lea
 1975  CHA   77-85   Ben Lea
 1976  OAA   91-71   Drew Kennedy
 1977  OAA   47-115  Drew Kennedy
 1978  OAA   67-95   Drew Kennedy
 1979  MNA   74-88   Tom Austad
 1980  NYN   76-86   Jon Fellows
 1981  NYN   81-81   Jon Fellows
 1982  NYN   80-82   Jon Fellows

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