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Charlie Keller
Charles Ernest Keller (King Kong)

Bats Left, Throws Right
Height 5' 10", Weight 190 lb.

MLB Debut April 22, 1939
Final Game September 14, 1952
Born September 12, 1916 in Middletown, MD
Died May 23, 1990

Batting   Glossary     Home Run Log       Vs. All Pitchers
 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1940 23 NYA AL  146  527  111  133   9  17  29   75  16   9  107   86  .252  .377  .499  .876  263   0   3   4   0  12  MVP-16
 1941 24 NYA AL  152  535  108  151  24  11  41  115   2   2  117   83  .282  .407  .598 1.005  320   1   6  13   0   7  MVP-1
 1942 25 NYA AL  154  568  124  165  19   6  35   85  22  11  141   93  .290  .432  .530  .962  301   0   3   8   3  17  MVP-2
 1943 26 NYA AL  153  550   92  159  13  10  37  105  14  13   93   60  .289  .394  .551  .945  303   2   4  15   5  16  MVP-1
 1944           [Did not play]
 1945 28 NYA AL   82  151   22   41   2   2   9   22   0   0   38   30  .272  .418  .490  .908   74   1   0   6   0   4  
 1946 29 NYA AL  154  569  100  141  29   9  33   87   1   1  103  132  .248  .366  .504  .870  287   2   2   7   4   7  MVP-3
 1947 30 NYA AL  118  144   22   37   6   0  12   21   0   0   26   25  .257  .366  .549  .915   79   0   2   2   0   9  
 1948 31 NYA AL   90  265   43   66  16   1  10   34   0   1   51   40  .249  .368  .430  .798  114   1   2   3   0   5  
 1949 32 NYA AL   36   92    8   20   0   2   1    6   2   0   13   14  .217  .314  .293  .608   27   1   0   0   0   2  
 1950 33 NYA AL    1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000  .000    0   0   0   0   0   0  
         DEA AL   28   54    8   17   1   1   0    3   0   0   17   12  .315  .479  .370  .849   20   0   0   0   0   0  
         TOT      29   55    8   17   1   1   0    3   0   0   17   12  .309  .472  .364  .836   20   0   0   0   0   0 
 1951 34 DEA AL   30   73   13   18   1   0   5   14   0   0   11   22  .247  .341  .466  .807   34   0   1   0   0   1  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 11 Seasons     1144 3529  651  948 120  59 212  567  57  37  717  597  .269  .392  .516  .908 1822   8  23  58  12  80
 Per 162 games        500   92  134  17   8  30   80   8   5  102   85                          258   1   3   8   2  11
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27  AB  PH PHR  PAvg  E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  Pos  Defense  Diff Star
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1940 23 NYA AL  28  103   6.7   6   0   0  .000  10   37   25  .676    0    0  .000  OF   2(+1)e12  -43   
 1941 24 NYA AL  28  138   9.3   0   0   0  .000   6   55   45  .818    0    0  .000  OF   2(+1)e8     9   
 1942 25 NYA AL  19  137   8.5   0   0   0  .000   3   47   33  .702    0    0  .000  OF   2(+1)e5    33   
 1943 26 NYA AL  21  116   7.4   0   0   0  .000   3   76   52  .684    0    0  .000  OF   2(+1)e2    23   
 1944           [Did not play]
 1945 28 NYA AL  11   32   7.7  35   7   3  .200   1    5    3  .600    0    0  .000  OF   3(+1)e8   -81   
 1946 29 NYA AL  28  111   6.8   0   0   0  .000   7   48   38  .792    0    0  .000  OF   2(+1)e7   -68   
 1947 30 NYA AL  12   27   6.2  74  19   7  .257   2    5    5 1.000    0    0  .000  OF   2(+1)e10  -39   
 1948 31 NYA AL   6   44   5.8  16   4   1  .250   1   19    8  .421    0    0  .000  OF   4(+2)e8    10   
 1949 32 NYA AL  10    9   3.4  11   3   0  .273   0   13   11  .846    0    0  .000  OF   2(+1)e7  -163   
 1950 33 NYA AL   0    0    .0   1   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  PH            -1022   
         DEA AL  14   11   8.5  11   4   0  .364   2    3    0  .000    0    0  .000  OF   4(+1)e16 -173   
         TOT                    12   4   0  .333   2    3    0  .000    0    0  .000
 1951 34 DEA AL  23   12   5.8  11   2   0  .182   1    5    1  .200    0    0  .000  OF   4(+1)e9     2   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 11 Seasons          744   7.4 165  39  11  .236  36  313  221  .706    0    0  .000                 -18   2
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 30.4 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1940 23 NYA AL  LF  137   305    4   10    1  .969  133 1199.1  2.32
                 RF    3     1    0    0    0 1.000    0   11.2  0.77
 1941 24 NYA AL  LF  152   277    7    6    0  .979  152 1358.2  1.88
 1942 25 NYA AL  LF  154   373    8    3    1  .992  154 1382.2  2.48
                 RF    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    2.0  4.50
 1943 26 NYA AL  CF  153   353   23    3    1  .992  152 1389.1  2.44
 1944           [Did not play]
 1945 28 NYA AL  RF   35    62    2    1    0  .985   33  287.2  2.00
                 LF   10    14    0    0    0 1.000    2   30.0  4.20
 1946 29 NYA AL  LF  154   318   10    7    0  .979  154 1412.0  2.09
 1947 30 NYA AL  LF   31    36    1    1    0  .974   12  149.2  2.22
                 RF    6     6    1    1    0  .875    3   33.0  1.91
                 CF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    1    8.0  0.00
 1948 31 NYA AL  LF   74   127    3    1    0  .992   71  616.2  1.90
 1949 32 NYA AL  LF   22    49    4    0    0 1.000   20  179.1  2.66
                 CF    4     2    1    0    1 1.000    3   29.0  0.93
 1950 33 DEA AL  LF   13    19    0    2    0  .905   12  110.2  1.55
                 CF    1     3    0    0    0 1.000    0    5.0  5.40
 1951 34 DEA AL  RF   11    22    0    1    0  .957   11   99.0  2.00
                 LF    5     7    0    0    0 1.000    4   32.2  1.93
                 CF    2     0    0    0    0  .000    0    5.1  0.00
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1943 WS    NYA SLN   L    4  14  3  1  0  0  1   1  3  5  .071  .235  .286  1
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


Draft History


Transaction History


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1940  NYA   84-70   Billy Vanson
 1941  NYA   94-60   Billy Vanson
 1942  NYA   80-74   Billy Vanson
 1943  NYA   88-66   Billy Vanson
 1945  NYA   54-100  Billy Vanson
 1946  NYA   81-73   Billy Vanson
 1947  NYA   93-61   Billy Vanson
 1948  NYA   79-75   Billy Vanson
 1949  NYA   76-78   Billy Vanson
 1950  NYA  105-49   Billy Vanson
 1950  DEA   69-85   Thomas Treece
 1951  DEA   58-96   Tim Carr, Jim Pardee

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