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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

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
1934 CHA MLB 3 3 19.3 21 9 7 1 .000 9.8 4.2 0.5 3.3 0% .317 .000 1.55 4.50 3.72 0 0.00 0.0
1935 CHA MLB 31 25 211.7 211 95 65 17 .000 9.0 4.0 0.7 2.8 0% .265 .000 1.45 4.92 3.91 0 0.00 0.0
1936 CHA MLB 35 34 274.3 282 147 99 13 .000 9.3 4.8 0.4 3.2 0% .283 .000 1.56 5.02 4.63 0 0.00 0.0
1937 CHA MLB 32 30 221.0 238 124 114 16 .000 9.7 5.0 0.7 4.6 0% .296 .000 1.64 4.76 5.09 0 0.00 0.0
1938 DET MLB 33 26 190.3 215 113 53 13 .000 10.2 5.3 0.6 2.5 0% .290 .000 1.72 5.24 5.06 0 0.00 0.0
1939 DET 0 4 4 21.0 25 9 9 4 .000 10.7 3.9 1.7 3.9 0% .292 .000 1.62 6.18 6.43 0 0.00 0.0
1939 SLA 0 33 27 191.7 229 115 55 18 .000 10.8 5.4 0.8 2.6 0% .294 .000 1.79 5.59 5.73 0 0.00 0.0
1940 SLA MLB 34 32 222.3 263 122 70 18 .000 10.6 4.9 0.7 2.8 0% .304 .000 1.73 5.03 5.59 0 0.00 0.0
1941 SLA 0 6 6 45.0 44 27 6 5 .000 8.8 5.4 1.0 1.2 0% .244 .000 1.58 5.74 4.40 0 0.00 0.0
1941 WS1 0 17 7 66.3 77 39 22 5 .000 10.4 5.3 0.7 3.0 0% .301 .000 1.75 4.93 5.70 0 0.00 0.0
1942 CLE MLB 28 12 108.0 99 50 37 1 .000 8.2 4.2 0.1 3.1 0% .263 .000 1.38 3.40 4.08 0 0.00 0.0
1943 CLE MLB 28 17 146.7 130 59 63 4 .000 8.0 3.6 0.2 3.9 0% .265 .000 1.29 3.09 2.45 0 0.00 0.0
1944 CLE 0 12 10 59.0 66 37 17 0 .000 10.1 5.6 0.0 2.6 0% .301 .000 1.75 3.85 5.03 0 0.00 0.0
1944 PHI 0 12 7 55.3 60 20 23 3 .000 9.8 3.3 0.5 3.7 0% .288 .000 1.45 3.49 4.23 0 0.00 0.0
1945 CIN 0 24 20 157.7 170 69 38 10 .000 9.7 3.9 0.6 2.2 0% .279 .000 1.52 4.35 4.00 0 0.00 0.0
1945 PHI 0 12 3 36.0 43 14 13 2 .000 10.8 3.5 0.5 3.2 0% .308 .000 1.58 3.80 5.50 0 0.00 0.0
1939 TOT MLB 37 31 212.7 254 124 64 22 .000 10.7 5.2 0.9 2.7 0% .000 .000 1.78 5.65 5.80 0 0.00 0.0
1941 TOT MLB 23 13 111.3 121 66 28 10 .000 9.8 5.3 0.8 2.3 0% .000 .000 1.68 5.26 5.17 0 0.00 0.0
1944 TOT MLB 24 17 114.3 126 57 40 3 .000 9.9 4.5 0.2 3.1 0% .000 .000 1.60 3.68 4.64 0 0.00 0.0
1945 TOT MLB 36 23 193.7 213 83 51 12 .000 9.9 3.9 0.6 2.4 0% .000 .000 1.53 4.25 4.28 0 0.00 0.0
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Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1934 CHA MLB 3 3 19.3 21 9 7 1 .000 9.8 4.2 0.5 3.3 0% .317 .000 1.55 4.50 3.72
1935 CHA MLB 31 25 211.7 211 95 65 17 .000 9.0 4.0 0.7 2.8 0% .265 .000 1.45 4.92 3.91
1936 CHA MLB 35 34 274.3 282 147 99 13 .000 9.3 4.8 0.4 3.2 0% .283 .000 1.56 5.02 4.63
1937 CHA MLB 32 30 221.0 238 124 114 16 .000 9.7 5.0 0.7 4.6 0% .296 .000 1.64 4.76 5.09
1938 DET MLB 33 26 190.3 215 113 53 13 .000 10.2 5.3 0.6 2.5 0% .290 .000 1.72 5.24 5.06
1939 DET MLB 4 4 21.0 25 9 9 4 .000 10.7 3.9 1.7 3.9 0% .292 .000 1.62 6.18 6.43
1939 SLA MLB 33 27 191.7 229 115 55 18 .000 10.8 5.4 0.8 2.6 0% .294 .000 1.79 5.59 5.73
1940 SLA MLB 34 32 222.3 263 122 70 18 .000 10.6 4.9 0.7 2.8 0% .304 .000 1.73 5.03 5.59
1941 SLA MLB 6 6 45.0 44 27 6 5 .000 8.8 5.4 1.0 1.2 0% .244 .000 1.58 5.74 4.40
1941 WS1 MLB 17 7 66.3 77 39 22 5 .000 10.4 5.3 0.7 3.0 0% .301 .000 1.75 4.93 5.70
1942 CLE MLB 28 12 108.0 99 50 37 1 .000 8.2 4.2 0.1 3.1 0% .263 .000 1.38 3.40 4.08
1943 CLE MLB 28 17 146.7 130 59 63 4 .000 8.0 3.6 0.2 3.9 0% .265 .000 1.29 3.09 2.45
1944 CLE MLB 12 10 59.0 66 37 17 0 .000 10.1 5.6 0.0 2.6 0% .301 .000 1.75 3.85 5.03
1944 PHI MLB 12 7 55.3 60 20 23 3 .000 9.8 3.3 0.5 3.7 0% .288 .000 1.45 3.49 4.23
1945 CIN MLB 24 20 157.7 170 69 38 10 .000 9.7 3.9 0.6 2.2 0% .279 .000 1.52 4.35 4.00
1945 PHI MLB 12 3 36.0 43 14 13 2 .000 10.8 3.5 0.5 3.2 0% .308 .000 1.58 3.80 5.50

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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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