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Don Kessinger
Donald Eulon Kessinger

Bats Both, Throws Right
Height 6' 1", Weight 175 lb.

MLB Debut September 7, 1964
Final Game July 31, 1979
Born July 17, 1942 in Forrest City, AR

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 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 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1965 22 CHN NL    5    8    1    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    4  .125  .125  .125  .250    1   1   0   0   0   0  
 1966 23 CHN NL  150  529   53  143   9   2   3   44   6   3   34   59  .270  .312  .312  .624  165   5   5   6   0  10  
 1967 24 CHN NL  155  542   39  122  11  10   0   44   6   7   38   68  .225  .279  .282  .561  153  11   2   6   3   3  
 1968 25 CHN NL  162  619   52  139  15   5   0   40  15  17   27   77  .225  .258  .265  .523  164  10   3   2   2  13  
 1969 26 CHN NL  162  703   79  176  32   4   6   56  16  10   43   86  .250  .292  .333  .625  234   4   3   1   0  11  
 1970 27 DEA AL  162  646   76  159  18  12   2   43  15   5   49   64  .246  .300  .320  .620  207  23   4   1   2  11  
 1971 28 DEA AL  162  620   57  165  23   6   1   50   2   2   52   49  .266  .324  .327  .651  203   3   4   0   3   9  
 1972 29 DEA AL  161  630   80  168  25   3   0   35  17   6   65   38  .267  .336  .316  .652  199  25   3   0   2  14  
 1973 30 DEA AL  156  628   78  167  25   2   0   43  11   6   36   29  .266  .305  .312  .617  196  17   2   1   0  22  
 1974 31 DEA AL  159  646   70  166  15   6   0   48   7   9   61   46  .257  .322  .299  .621  193   8   4   1   3  13  
 1975 32 DEA AL  159  543   36  122  19   6   0   43   3  10   51   47  .225  .290  .282  .572  153   6   2   0   0   9  
 1976 33 ATN NL  152  502   45  120  20   6   1   48   2   0   57   62  .239  .314  .309  .623  155   9   4   2   0  14  
 1977 34 SFN NL   39  102   12   25   3   3   0    5   0   0   12    6  .245  .322  .333  .655   34   0   1   0   0   0  
 1978 35 SFN NL  137  426   25  100  16   0   1   31   2   9   41   40  .235  .299  .279  .578  119   3   5   0   0  10  
 1979 36 SFN NL   34  116   10   28  10   1   0   14   1   0   11   14  .241  .302  .345  .647   40   1   2   0   0   1  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 15 Seasons     1955 7260  713 1801 241  66  14  544 103  84  577  689  .248  .303  .305  .608 2216 126  44  20  15 140
 Per 162 games        602   59  149  20   5   1   45   9   7   48   57                          184  10   4   2   1  12
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1965 22 CHN NL   0    0    .6   0   0   0  .000   4    5    1  .200    0    0  .000  SS   3e44     -235   
 1966 23 CHN NL  33   51   3.4   0   0   0  .000  31  167  124  .743    0    0  .000  SS   2e40       16   
 1967 24 CHN NL  28   44   2.7   0   0   0  .000  15  180  144  .800    0    0  .000  SS   2e22       13   
 1968 25 CHN NL  30   38   2.0   0   0   0  .000  27  177  130  .734    0    0  .000  SS   2e34      -47   
 1969 26 CHN NL  28   67   3.3   0   0   0  .000  24  195  156  .800    0    0  .000  SS   2e21      -73   
 1970 27 DEA AL  32   64   3.3   0   0   0  .000  32  192  139  .724    0    0  .000  SS   2e23      -65   
 1971 28 DEA AL  30   68   3.9   0   0   0  .000  28  200  147  .735    0    0  .000  SS   2e28       17   
 1972 29 DEA AL  33   71   3.8   0   0   0  .000  28  189  139  .735    0    0  .000  SS   2e31      -34   
 1973 30 DEA AL  33   56   3.0   1   0   0  .000  27  185  140  .757    0    0  .000  SS   2e31      -20   
 1974 31 DEA AL  34   63   3.3   0   0   0  .000  34  188  140  .745    0    0  .000  SS   2e34      -31   
 1975 32 DEA AL  36   43   2.7   0   0   0  .000  22  171  112  .655    0    0  .000  SS   3e26      -64   
 1976 33 ATN NL  22   50   3.3   2   0   0  .000  18  168  119  .708    0    0  .000  SS   3e26      -10   
 1977 34 SFN NL  24   12   4.2   4   1   0  .250   5   40   26  .650    0    0  .000  SS   3e31       66   
 1978 35 SFN NL  32   34   2.6   2   1   0  .500   6  148  111  .750    0    0  .000  SS   3e17      -42   
 1979 36 SFN NL  21   13   3.9   0   0   0  .000   2   43   31  .721    0    0  .000  SS   3e16      101   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 15 Seasons          680   3.1   9   2   0  .222 303 2248 1659  .738    0    0  .000                 -26   6
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 21.0 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1965 22 CHN NL  SS    5     4    6    4    2  .714    2   18.0  5.00
 1966 23 CHN NL  SS  150   292  519   31  102  .963  146 1313.2  5.56
 1967 24 CHN NL  SS  155   270  488   15   85  .981  154 1384.2  4.93
 1968 25 CHN NL  SS  162   266  547   27   91  .968  162 1458.2  5.02
 1969 26 CHN NL  SS  162   271  591   24   94  .973  162 1453.0  5.34  GG
 1970 27 DEA AL  SS  161   241  623   32  130  .964  161 1438.2  5.41
 1971 28 DEA AL  SS  162   226  550   28   97  .965  162 1453.1  4.81
 1972 29 DEA AL  SS  161   240  601   28  102  .968  161 1454.1  5.20
 1973 30 DEA AL  SS  155   199  563   27  103  .966  149 1365.0  5.02
 1974 31 DEA AL  SS  159   264  575   34  118  .961  158 1404.1  5.38
 1975 32 DEA AL  SS  147   352  423   21   89  .974  144 1285.1  5.43
                 3B   11     9   18    1    2  .964    7   67.0  3.63
 1976 33 ATN NL  SS  149   272  432   18   86  .975  142 1292.2  4.90
 1977 34 SFN NL  SS   32    35   89    5   13  .961   27  240.0  4.65
                 2B    2     3    3    0    1 1.000    1   10.1  5.23
                 3B    1     1    1    0    0 1.000    1    8.0  2.25
 1978 35 SFN NL  SS  131   267  362    6   53  .991  127 1127.2  5.02
                 2B    4    15   12    0    3 1.000    4   32.0  7.59
 1979 36 SFN NL  SS   34    46  136    2   15  .989   33  289.0  5.67
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1965  CHN   87-75   Alan Boodman
 1966  CHN   78-84   Alan Boodman
 1967  CHN   74-88   Alan Boodman
 1968  CHN   65-97   Alan Bosslet
 1969  CHN   77-85   Alan Bosslet
 1970  DEA   69-93   Alan Boodman
 1971  DEA   90-72   Alan Boodman
 1972  DEA   71-91   Allen Nelson, Dennis Van Langen
 1973  DEA   79-83   Dennis Van Langen
 1974  DEA   65-97   Dennis Van Langen
 1975  DEA   47-115  Dennis Van Langen
 1976  ATN   73-89   Tom Austad
 1977  SFN   69-93   Bob Mittleman
 1978  SFN   87-75   Bob Mittleman
 1979  SFN   57-105  Bob Mittleman

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