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Ken JohnsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1958-1970 MLB Years: 1958-1970
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PositionsP-334Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKenneth Travis Johnson
Height6-4Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 16,1933PlaceWest Palm Beach,Florida
Death DateNovember 21,2015 [82.158]
High SchoolPalm Beach (West Palm Beach,FL)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1952 by the Philadelphia Athletics.
MLB DebutSeptember 13,1958 [25.089]
OrganizationsATL [4] HOU [4] KC1 [4] NYA [1] CHN [1] CIN [1] MLN [1] MON [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID13376Retrosheet IDjohnk102MLBAM ID116604
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Houston Colt .45s from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1961 NL expansion draft (#29 Pick) ... Opening day starter for Houston Colt 45s in 1964 ... Threw a no-hitter on April 23,1964 against the Cincinnati Reds
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts46Walks80Hittable50SO/BB75vsPower50Hitting38Durability65Team.471Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc127Rel250027.0020200002.06771310003.8623.143.8611.573.860.33-11.05
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc135ST26114.09220000011.011652580001.459.001.644.096.551.60.5004.82
1960Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc15Rel275104.264263620183120.012068571645833171.378.981.203.376.211.84.3334.17
1961Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc117Rel280410.6161500109.01111112740001.9310.611.936.753.860.57.0006.75
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin40S/R28623.2515114311183.07133301122421021.127.701.192.394.551.91.7504.15
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou36,40ST297163.84333125100197.01951008418461786171.228.910.822.108.133.87.3042.80
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou40ST3011172.65373256141224.0204866612501481381.138.200.482.015.952.96.3932.63
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou40ST3111163.63353507100218.02091008815441173071.168.630.621.824.832.66.4073.13
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou40ST32324.18880100051.2522524411282041.229.060.701.924.882.55.6003.31
1965Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb30ST321383.21292638122179.2165756415371233001.128.270.751.856.163.32.6192.85
1966Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30ST331483.303231111200215.2213897924461051101.208.891.001.924.382.28.6363.67
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30ST341392.74292906000210.019178641938851171.098.170.811.633.642.24.5913.55
1968Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30S/R35583.473116151090135.014558521025573071.269.670.671.673.802.28.3853.21
1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30S/R36014.97927002129.032171649200001.419.931.242.796.212.22.0003.85
1969New York YankeesALMLBnya54Rel36123.4612012008026.0191110111211001.156.580.353.817.271.91.3332.66
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46Rel36122.84918003119.01786213181001.588.050.956.168.531.38.3334.04
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon30Rel37007.5030300206.09651140021.6713.501.501.506.004.00-4.97
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter911063.463342311035075091735.016707786681574131042267511.208.650.812.145.402.52.4620.78
Houston Colt 45s Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter29493.3510598718341639.060828623845140443104221.178.560.631.976.243.16.372-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter32263.221017823182111589.15812422115711826752141.188.860.871.804.072.26.552-
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter6155.035294320193142.114892802160963171.459.311.323.786.041.60.286-
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1383.21292638122179.2165756415371233001.128.270.751.856.163.32.619-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter623.2515114311183.07133301122421021.127.701.192.394.551.91.750-
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter123.4612012008026.0191110111211001.156.580.353.817.271.91.333-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter122.84918003119.01786213181001.588.050.956.168.531.38.333-
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter324.18880100051.2522524411282041.229.060.701.924.882.55.600-
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter007.5030300206.09651140021.6713.501.501.506.004.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12133.464229136161220.0211998520521323161.208.650.812.145.402.52.4800.78

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc135p2623000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1960Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc15p2742302510030001103001.167.167.200.3676133.263.033.033.1640.0033.330.000.000.0020.00
1961Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc117p2861000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin40p2815251610050001101000.240.240.280.5207126.429.040.040.2320.0042.310.000.000.0016.67
1961Totals for MLB-MLB         21261610050001201000.231.231.269.5007127.429.038.038.2230.0044.440.000.000.0016.67
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou36,40p2933521410030012409002.077.094.096.1905162.143.019.038.0891.6138.7124.000.000.0025.00
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou40p3038743500000013415000.068.092.068.1605081.125.000.014.0771.2341.9834.000.000.000.00
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou40p3135764610110024914000.079.114.132.24610283.192.053.079.1162.4159.0424.501.2076.0033.33
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou40p32818021000000700000.111.111.167.2783118.182.056.056.1220.0038.890.000.000.0050.00
1965Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb30p3229613710050002703000.115.115.131.2468164.206.016.016.1100.0042.190.000.000.0014.29
1961Totals for NL-NL         37793920050003403000.114.114.139.25311282.200.025.025.1120.0041.460.000.000.0022.22
1966Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30p333270310211200128010001.143.155.243.39817481.220.100.114.1751.2334.5728.001.2370.0040.00
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30p3429715910010052706000.127.184.141.32510182.205.014.085.1576.1032.935.400.000.0011.11
1968Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30p3531401700020001903102.175.171.175.3467044.318.000.000.1550.0043.180.000.000.000.00
1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30p3696100000001300000.000.143.000.143007.000.000.167.10114.2942.863.000.000.000.00
1969New York YankeesALMLBnya54p36123000001001200000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.333.17625.0050.002.000.000.000.00
1969Totals for MLB-MLB         3013100001002901000.000.133.000.1330016.000.000.154.09412.5056.254.500.000.000.00
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46p3694000000000401000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.000.000.00
1969Totals for MLB-MLB         3013100001002901000.000.133.000.1330016.000.000.154.09412.5056.254.500.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter3305342461912230012250245106.114.137.146.2837812594.208.032.054.0002.0242.0920.830.34267.0019.67
Houston Colt 45s Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1062028152014004107218002.074.101.099.200203226.149.025.045.0001.7747.3526.750.44202.0020.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1011871026311500777019103.139.169.182.351345214.227.043.080.0003.2735.9811.000.47187.0019.23
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter29613710050002703000.115.115.131.2468164.206.016.016.0000.0042.190.000.000.0014.29
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter50342510030001503001.147.147.176.3236137.263.029.029.0000.0040.540.000.000.0020.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter15251610050001101000.240.240.280.5207126.429.040.040.0000.0042.310.000.000.0016.67
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter818021000000700000.111.111.167.2783118.182.056.056.0000.0038.890.000.000.0050.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter94000000000401000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.000.000.00
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter123000001001200000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.333.00025.0050.002.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162262123040111006123122003.114.137.146.283386292.208.032.054.0002.0242.0920.830.34267.0019.67

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc125P2-211--221.0001.001.00-----2100.01.3
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc126P2-11-3--331.0001.500.27-----2100.01.3
1960Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc127P42-120627--33331.0000.790.28-----42100.027.3
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28P15-83919-128281.0001.870.34-----15100.09.7
1961Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc128P6-914--551.0000.830.56-----6100.03.7
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou29P33-197937415046.9201.390.23-----33100.020.6
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou30P37-224851146059.9831.590.26-----3897.422.8
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou31P35-218950646559.9081.690.27-----35100.021.6
1965Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb32P29-17910172-2927.9310.930.15-----29100.017.9
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32P8-51613-119191.0002.380.37-----8100.04.9
1966Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl33P32-2151435145049.9801.530.23-----32100.019.8
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34P29-2109331-4342.9771.450.20-----29100.017.9
1968Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl35P31-135718132625.9620.810.19-----31100.019.1
1969New York YankeesALMLBnya36P12-2627--991.0000.750.35-----12100.07.5
1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl36P9-29-5-1551.0000.560.17-----9100.05.6
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36P9-1911--221.0000.220.11-----9100.05.6
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon37P3-611--221.0000.670.33-----3100.01.9
MLB Totals for P - 13 season(s)-   P334-1734933221619431415.9631.240.24-----3340.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1252----------
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1262----------
1960Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc12742----------
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2815----------
1961Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1286----------
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou2933----------
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou3037----------
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou3135----------
1965Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb3229----------
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou328----------
1966Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3332----------
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3429----------
1968Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3531----------
1969New York YankeesALMLBnya3612----------
1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl369----------
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn369----------
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon373----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1961Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB28000.001000.2000000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0010100000.7000000000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1970-04-28Released by Expos. 
1970-04-08Released by Cubs. 
1970-04-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1969-08-11Purchased by Cubs from Yankees. 
1969-06-10Purchased by Yankees from Braves. 
1965-05-23TradeTraded by Astros with Jim Beauchamp to Braves for Lee Maye. 
1961-10-10Selected by Astros from Reds in expansion draft. 
1961-07-21TradeTraded by Toronto (International) to Reds for Orlando Pena and Cash. 
1952-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.