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Vern Kennedy PWhite Sox

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
12 2025.7 104 132 5 691 4.67
Birth Date3-20-1907
Height6' 0"
Weight175 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
1934 CHA 27 3 3 19.3 0.0 0.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 80 21 8 8 1 0 9 9 0 7 3.72 4.50 0.00 0.0 0.0
1935 CHA 28 31 25 211.7 0.0 0.0 11 11 1 0 0 0 913 211 110 92 17 0 95 95 4 65 3.91 4.92 0.00 0.0 0.0
1936 CHA 29 35 34 274.3 0.0 0.0 21 9 0 0 0 0 1214 282 167 141 13 0 147 147 3 99 4.63 5.02 0.00 0.0 0.0
1937 CHA 30 32 30 221.0 0.0 0.0 14 13 0 0 0 0 1008 238 150 125 16 0 124 124 3 114 5.09 4.76 0.00 0.0 0.0
1938 DET 31 33 26 190.3 0.0 0.0 12 9 2 0 0 0 877 215 123 107 13 0 113 113 1 53 5.06 5.24 0.00 0.0 0.0
1939 DET 32 4 4 21.0 0.0 0.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 95 25 15 15 4 0 9 9 1 9 6.43 6.18 0.00 0.0 0.0
1939 SLA 32 33 27 191.7 0.0 0.0 9 17 0 0 0 0 906 229 130 122 18 0 115 115 1 55 5.73 5.59 0.00 0.0 0.0
1940 SLA 33 34 32 222.3 0.0 0.0 12 17 0 0 0 0 1020 263 149 138 18 0 122 122 3 70 5.59 5.03 0.00 0.0 0.0
1941 SLA 34 6 6 45.0 0.0 0.0 2 4 0 0 0 0 198 44 27 22 5 0 27 27 0 6 4.40 5.74 0.00 0.0 0.0
1941 WS1 34 17 7 66.3 0.0 0.0 1 7 0 0 0 0 307 77 49 42 5 0 39 39 2 22 5.70 4.93 0.00 0.0 0.0
1942 CLE 35 28 12 108.0 0.0 0.0 4 8 1 0 0 0 462 99 57 49 1 0 50 50 1 37 4.08 3.40 0.00 0.0 0.0
1943 CLE 36 28 17 146.7 0.0 0.0 10 7 0 0 0 0 603 130 47 40 4 0 59 59 2 63 2.45 3.09 0.00 0.0 0.0
1944 CLE 37 12 10 59.0 0.0 0.0 2 5 0 0 0 0 273 66 36 33 0 0 37 37 0 17 5.03 3.85 0.00 0.0 0.0
1944 PHI 37 12 7 55.3 0.0 0.0 1 5 0 0 0 0 244 60 31 26 3 0 20 20 0 23 4.23 3.49 0.00 0.0 0.0
1945 CIN 38 24 20 157.7 0.0 0.0 5 12 1 0 0 0 693 170 74 70 10 0 69 69 3 38 4.00 4.35 0.00 0.0 0.0
1945 PHI 38 12 3 36.0 0.0 0.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 162 43 29 22 2 0 14 14 0 13 5.50 3.80 0.00 0.0 0.0
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Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1934 CHA MLB 3 3 19.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .317 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1935 CHA MLB 31 25 211.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .265 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1936 CHA MLB 35 34 274.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .283 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1937 CHA MLB 32 30 221.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .296 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1938 DET MLB 33 26 190.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .290 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1939 DET MLB 4 4 21.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .292 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1939 SLA MLB 33 27 191.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .294 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1940 SLA MLB 34 32 222.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .304 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1941 SLA MLB 6 6 45.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .244 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1941 WS1 MLB 17 7 66.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .301 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1942 CLE MLB 28 12 108.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .263 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1943 CLE MLB 28 17 146.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .265 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1944 CLE MLB 12 10 59.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .301 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1944 PHI MLB 12 7 55.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .288 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1945 CIN MLB 24 20 157.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .279 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1945 PHI MLB 12 3 36.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .308 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
1934 CHA MLB 0 2 0 3 3 19.3 21 9 7 1 0% .317 9.8 4.2 0.5 3.3 1.55 3.72 0.0 0.0
1935 CHA MLB 11 11 1 31 25 211.7 211 95 65 17 0% .265 9.0 4.0 0.7 2.8 1.45 3.91 0.0 0.0
1936 CHA MLB 21 9 0 35 34 274.3 282 147 99 13 0% .283 9.3 4.8 0.4 3.2 1.56 4.63 0.0 0.0
1937 CHA MLB 14 13 0 32 30 221.0 238 124 114 16 0% .296 9.7 5.0 0.7 4.6 1.64 5.09 0.0 0.0
1938 DET MLB 12 9 2 33 26 190.3 215 113 53 13 0% .290 10.2 5.3 0.6 2.5 1.72 5.06 0.0 0.0
1939 SLA MLB 9 17 0 33 27 191.7 229 115 55 18 0% .294 10.8 5.4 0.8 2.6 1.79 5.73 0.0 0.0
1939 DET MLB 0 3 0 4 4 21.0 25 9 9 4 0% .292 10.7 3.9 1.7 3.9 1.62 6.43 0.0 0.0
1940 SLA MLB 12 17 0 34 32 222.3 263 122 70 18 0% .304 10.6 4.9 0.7 2.8 1.73 5.59 0.0 0.0
1941 WS1 MLB 1 7 0 17 7 66.3 77 39 22 5 0% .301 10.4 5.3 0.7 3.0 1.75 5.70 0.0 0.0
1941 SLA MLB 2 4 0 6 6 45.0 44 27 6 5 0% .244 8.8 5.4 1.0 1.2 1.58 4.40 0.0 0.0
1942 CLE MLB 4 8 1 28 12 108.0 99 50 37 1 0% .263 8.2 4.2 0.1 3.1 1.38 4.08 0.0 0.0
1943 CLE MLB 10 7 0 28 17 146.7 130 59 63 4 0% .265 8.0 3.6 0.2 3.9 1.29 2.45 0.0 0.0
1944 PHI MLB 1 5 0 12 7 55.3 60 20 23 3 0% .288 9.8 3.3 0.5 3.7 1.45 4.23 0.0 0.0
1944 CLE MLB 2 5 0 12 10 59.0 66 37 17 0 0% .301 10.1 5.6 0.0 2.6 1.75 5.03 0.0 0.0
1945 PHI MLB 0 3 0 12 3 36.0 43 14 13 2 0% .308 10.8 3.5 0.5 3.2 1.58 5.50 0.0 0.0
1945 CIN MLB 5 12 1 24 20 157.7 170 69 38 10 0% .279 9.7 3.9 0.6 2.2 1.52 4.00 0.0 0.0

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This article requires BP Premium accessWhen Four Aces Don't Matter: The 1940 White SoxBrandon Isleib2007-11-21


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