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Ken ClayTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1972-1981 MLB Years: 1977-1981
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-131, 1B-70, 3B-30, OF-0Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKenneth Earl Clay
Height6-3Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 6,1954 [64.018]PlaceLynchburg,Virginia
High SchoolE.C. Glass (Lynchburg,VA)

DraftedSelected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (38th overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJune 7,1977 [23.062]
OrganizationsNYA [9] SEA [1] TEX [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID9954Retrosheet IDclayk101MLBAM ID112380
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts18Walks51Hittable52SO/BB29vsPower52Hitting0Durability30Team.544Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1972nullRk--Rel18722.9713013000091.0693230053660001.346.82--5.246.531.25.778-
1973nullA+--Rel1910102.28240240000158.01296140080970001.327.35--4.565.531.21.500-
1974nullAA--Rel205134.88310310000155.016010384077990001.539.29--4.475.751.29.278-
1975nullAA--Rel211022.63150150000106.0833931044770001.207.05--3.746.541.75.833-
1975nullAAA--Rel21356.00909000048.0603432027320001.8111.25--5.066.001.19.375-
1975Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel01373.68240240000154.014373630711090001.398.36--4.156.371.54.650-
1976nullAAA--Rel221184.13300300000168.02029477067870001.6010.82--3.594.661.30.579-
1977Syracuse ChiefsILAAAnya-ST23511.6810100500075.0481814233327001.085.760.243.963.840.97.833-
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya50Rel23234.37213180011155.2533227624200011.388.570.973.883.230.83.4004.77
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya43S/R24344.28286220013075.2894136321324021.4510.590.362.503.811.52.4293.17
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya43Rel25175.40325270017278.08849471225287021.4410.111.382.873.221.12.1255.04
1980Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-ST26941.96202007300138.01064030950788001.136.910.593.265.091.56.692-
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex16ST26234.60880000043.0432422429177031.679.000.846.073.560.59.4005.40
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea21S/R27274.63221480020101.011662521042325131.5610.340.893.742.850.76.2224.59
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter10244.68111367500433352.238920818435141129231111.509.900.893.593.280.91.2941.85
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter60453.241523012212300939.08574213381143156815001.378.210.114.135.441.32.571-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter28183.2169303912300429.04161861531117722915001.388.730.233.714.801.29.609-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15153.97460460000261.024314211501211760001.398.38--4.176.071.45.500-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10102.28240240000158.01296140080970001.327.35--4.565.531.21.500-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter722.9713013000091.0693230053660001.346.82--5.246.531.25.778-
New York Yankees Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter6144.7281146700413208.223012211021708011051.439.870.903.003.431.14.300-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter274.63221480020101.011662521042325131.5610.340.893.742.850.76.222-
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter234.60880000043.0432422429177031.679.000.846.073.560.59.400-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings6154.6869224700272220.024212911422888014171.509.900.893.593.280.91.2861.85
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14113.24367293100220.0201997931011334001.378.210.114.135.441.32.560-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya23P21-5587--15151.0000.710.27-----21100.013.0
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya24P28-7569211715.8820.540.20-----28100.017.2
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya25P32-788121-2120.9520.630.26-----32100.020.0
1980Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya26P20--13274-4440.9092.00------20100.014.3
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex26P8-43341-87.8750.880.16-----8100.05.0
1981Butte Copper Kings PioRkmil271B48--41031748448441.9849.19------480.068.6
1981Butte Copper Kings PioRkmil273B1----1-1---------10.01.4
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27P22-101610111716.9410.730.16-----22100.020.2
1982Idaho Falls A's PioRkoak283B29--19471277866.8462.28------290.041.4
1982Idaho Falls A's PioRkoak281B9--737-580801.0008.89------90.012.9
1982Beloit Brewers MidwAmil281B13--11211-131231231.0009.46------130.09.4
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P111-3523142527873.9360.660.21-----1110.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P20--13274-4440.9092.00------200.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B13--11211-131231231.0009.46------130.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B57--48338753528521.9879.14------570.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B30--19471377966.8352.20------300.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya2321----------
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya2428----------
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya2532----------
1980Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya2620----------
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex268----------
1981Butte Copper Kings PioRkmil27--48--1-----
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2722----------
1982Idaho Falls A's PioRkoak28--9--29-----
1982Beloit Brewers MidwAmil28--13--------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1977New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB23002.452003.2211000.944.910.002.450.000.000.00.000
1978New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB24000.001013.2003200.940.000.007.364.910.670.00.000
1978New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB240011.571002.1432202.8615.430.007.717.711.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0010100013.7000032000.820.000.007.364.910.670.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs006.0030300006.0604032001.509.000.004.503.000.670.00.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1982-03-29Released by Mariners. 
1980-12-12TradeTraded by Rangers with Steve Finch, Brian Allard, Jerry Don Gleaton, Rick Auerbach and Richie Zisk to Mariners for Willie Horton, Leon Roberts, Larry Cox, Mario Mendoza and Rick Honeycutt. 
1980-08-14TradeTraded by Yankees with Marvin Thompson to Rangers for Gaylord Perry. 
* 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.