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Don Kessinger SSCubs

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
16 8529 .252 .314 .312 .236 23.2
Birth Date7-17-1942
Height6' 1"
Weight170 lbs
BatsB
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1964 CHN 21 4 12 12 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .132 -1.2 -0.0 -0.1
1965 CHN 22 106 336 309 19 62 4 3 0 72 20 44 2 2 3 14 1 2 .201 .252 .233 .189 -8.4 0.0 -0.9
1966 CHN 23 150 578 533 50 146 8 2 1 161 26 46 0 4 15 43 13 7 .274 .306 .302 .235 7.9 -6.8 0.1
1967 CHN 24 145 628 580 61 134 10 7 0 158 33 80 4 4 7 42 6 13 .231 .275 .272 .225 4.7 7.2 1.4
1968 CHN 25 160 707 655 63 157 14 7 1 188 38 86 2 1 11 32 9 9 .240 .283 .287 .224 14.0 13.5 3.5
1969 CHN 26 158 737 664 109 181 38 6 4 243 61 70 1 5 6 53 11 8 .273 .332 .366 .266 36.9 13.9 5.6
1970 CHN 27 154 711 631 100 168 21 14 1 220 66 59 2 2 10 39 12 6 .266 .337 .349 .239 24.7 13.9 4.1
1971 CHN 28 155 687 617 77 159 18 6 2 195 52 54 3 1 14 38 15 8 .258 .318 .316 .237 19.6 6.6 3.0
1972 CHN 29 149 660 577 77 158 20 6 1 193 67 44 2 1 13 39 8 7 .274 .351 .334 .255 27.9 7.1 4.2
1973 CHN 30 160 643 577 52 151 22 3 0 179 57 44 0 2 7 43 6 6 .262 .327 .310 .226 8.6 3.9 1.4
1974 CHN 31 153 673 599 83 155 20 7 1 192 62 54 4 1 7 42 7 7 .259 .332 .321 .242 27.2 -7.6 2.1
1975 CHN 32 154 693 601 77 146 26 10 0 192 68 47 1 9 14 46 4 7 .243 .317 .319 .241 14.1 -0.5 1.5
1976 SLN 33 145 577 502 55 120 22 6 1 157 61 51 1 4 9 40 3 0 .239 .320 .313 .242 8.8 -10.0 -0.1
1977 CHA 34 39 134 119 12 28 3 2 0 35 13 7 0 1 1 11 2 1 .235 .308 .294 .227 -0.7 -2.9 -0.4
1977 SLN 34 59 149 134 14 32 4 0 0 36 14 26 0 1 0 7 0 0 .239 .309 .269 .211 -0.6 1.7 0.1
1978 CHA 35 131 480 431 35 110 18 1 1 133 36 34 0 1 12 31 2 4 .255 .312 .309 .230 0.4 -10.0 -1.1
1979 CHA 36 56 124 110 14 22 6 0 1 31 10 12 0 1 3 7 1 0 .200 .264 .282 .191 -5.1 -4.9 -1.0
Career207885297651899193125480142387684759224013252710085.252.314.312.236178.825.223.2

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 PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
1964 CHN MLB 4 12 .132 .237 .316 .359 .261 .182 113 -1.4 0.3 0.1 -0.0 -0.3 -1.2 -0.1 -1.2 -0.1
1965 CHN MLB 106 336 .189 .250 .309 .374 .260 .232 105 -21.6 8.4 3.8 0.0 -0.9 -8.4 -0.9 -8.4 -0.9
1966 CHN MLB 150 578 .235 .255 .308 .382 .260 .296 106 -12.8 14.4 6.6 -6.8 -0.9 7.9 0.1 7.9 0.1
1967 CHN MLB 145 628 .225 .248 .306 .362 .261 .266 106 -18.9 15.1 6.9 7.2 3.6 4.7 1.4 4.7 1.4
1968 CHN MLB 160 707 .224 .240 .294 .337 .255 .274 100 -20.4 15.6 7.1 13.5 6.8 14.0 3.5 14.0 3.5
1969 CHN MLB 158 737 .266 .250 .318 .371 .261 .297 106 4 18.9 8.7 13.9 3.4 36.9 5.6 36.9 5.6
1970 CHN MLB 154 711 .239 .258 .328 .390 .263 .291 107 -14.7 19.3 8.9 13.9 6.7 24.7 4.1 24.7 4.1
1971 CHN MLB 155 687 .237 .254 .316 .367 .261 .279 105 -14.2 17.0 7.8 6.6 8.1 19.6 3.0 19.6 3.0
1972 CHN MLB 149 660 .255 .250 .311 .364 .264 .295 107 -2.7 15.5 7.1 7.1 3.5 27.9 4.2 27.9 4.2
1973 CHN MLB 160 643 .226 .251 .317 .372 .257 .282 106 -21.9 17.0 7.8 3.9 0.9 8.6 1.4 8.6 1.4
1974 CHN MLB 153 673 .242 .254 .321 .365 .259 .283 107 -11.5 17.4 8 -7.6 8.3 27.2 2.1 27.2 2.1
1975 CHN MLB 154 693 .241 .257 .323 .367 .257 .259 108 -12.7 18.2 7.9 -0.5 -2.2 14.1 1.5 14.1 1.5
1976 SLN MLB 145 577 .242 .254 .314 .361 .258 .262 100 -10 14.5 5.1 -10.0 0.5 8.8 -0.1 8.8 -0.1
1977 CHA MLB 39 134 .227 .272 .332 .416 .272 .248 98 -4.5 3.7 0.9 -2.9 0.6 -0.7 -0.4 -0.7 -0.4
1977 SLN MLB 59 149 .211 .263 .321 .395 .256 .294 101 -7.5 4.2 0.8 1.7 1.6 -0.6 0.1 -0.6 0.1
1978 CHA MLB 131 480 .230 .257 .318 .376 .259 .275 100 -14 12.5 5.4 -10.0 -5.3 0.4 -1.1 0.4 -1.1
1979 CHA MLB 56 124 .191 .269 .329 .409 .265 .214 102 -8.9 3.5 1.6 -4.9 -0.6 -5.1 -1.0 -5.1 -1.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1964 CHN MLB 12 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .000 .132 -1.2 -0.0 -0.1
1965 CHN MLB 336 19 62 4 3 0 14 20 44 1 2 .201 .252 .233 .032 .189 -8.4 0.0 -0.9
1966 CHN MLB 578 50 146 8 2 1 43 26 46 13 7 .274 .306 .302 .028 .235 7.9 -6.8 0.1
1967 CHN MLB 628 61 134 10 7 0 42 33 80 6 13 .231 .275 .272 .041 .225 4.7 7.2 1.4
1968 CHN MLB 707 63 157 14 7 1 32 38 86 9 9 .240 .283 .287 .047 .224 14.0 13.5 3.5
1969 CHN MLB 737 109 181 38 6 4 53 61 70 11 8 .273 .332 .366 .093 .266 36.9 13.9 5.6
1970 CHN MLB 711 100 168 21 14 1 39 66 59 12 6 .266 .337 .349 .082 .239 24.7 13.9 4.1
1971 CHN MLB 687 77 159 18 6 2 38 52 54 15 8 .258 .318 .316 .058 .237 19.6 6.6 3.0
1972 CHN MLB 660 77 158 20 6 1 39 67 44 8 7 .274 .351 .334 .061 .255 27.9 7.1 4.2
1973 CHN MLB 643 52 151 22 3 0 43 57 44 6 6 .262 .327 .310 .049 .226 8.6 3.9 1.4
1974 CHN MLB 673 83 155 20 7 1 42 62 54 7 7 .259 .332 .321 .062 .242 27.2 -7.6 2.1
1975 CHN MLB 693 77 146 26 10 0 46 68 47 4 7 .243 .317 .319 .077 .241 14.1 -0.5 1.5
1976 SLN MLB 577 55 120 22 6 1 40 61 51 3 0 .239 .320 .313 .074 .242 8.8 -10.0 -0.1
1977 SLN MLB 149 14 32 4 0 0 7 14 26 0 0 .239 .309 .269 .030 .211 -0.6 1.7 0.1
1977 CHA MLB 134 12 28 3 2 0 11 13 7 2 1 .235 .308 .294 .059 .227 -0.7 -2.9 -0.4
1978 CHA MLB 480 35 110 18 1 1 31 36 34 2 4 .255 .312 .309 .053 .230 0.4 -10.0 -1.1
1979 CHA MLB 124 14 22 6 0 1 7 10 12 1 0 .200 .264 .282 .082 .191 -5.1 -4.9 -1.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessChanging Speeds: The Optimist's Guide to the 2016 CubsKen Funck2014-03-06
Wezen-Ball: Happy Pi (Pi) Day, 2013!Larry Granillo2013-03-14
BP Unfiltered: Which 14 K Perfect Gamer Faced a Better Lineup?Paul Sporer2012-06-14
Inside The Park Blog: Big 3s: The Complete ListBradford Doolittle2012-05-24
Wezen-Ball: Happy Pi (π) Day, 2012!Larry Granillo2012-03-14
Internet Baseball Awards: National LeagueGreg Spira2011-11-21
Wezen-Ball: Through the Years: Tony La RussaLarry Granillo2011-11-01
The BP Wayback Machine: Blowing ItNate Silver2011-08-25
Wezen-Ball: Happy Pi (π) Day!Larry Granillo2011-03-14
This article requires BP Premium accessChecking the Numbers: Who is the Best Switch-Hitter?Eric Seidman2010-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessChecking the Numbers: Who Spiked the OBP?Eric Seidman2009-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: Reminiscing with SFR, the SequelDan Fox2008-04-03
Lies, Damned Lies: Blowing ItNate Silver2007-09-27
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Column ReversersJim Baker2007-02-09
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: The Definition of InsanitySteven Goldman2006-09-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Pitcher for MVP?Jim Baker2006-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Warriors Meets Field of DreamsJim Baker2006-08-08
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: Wins and the QuantumDan Fox2006-04-06


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