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Jim Kaat AS-3AW-18WS-1

+ Played in Major Leagues 1959-1983
Biography Data
Positions: P-898, DH-1
Proper Name: James Lee Kaat
Born: November 7, 1938 (76.143)
Place Zeeland, Michigan
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 217 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Zeeland (Zeeland,MI)
College: Hope College
Drafted: 1957 -- Signed as free agent by Washington Senators I
MLB Debut:August 2,1959 (20.268)
TBC Player ID:13531
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Career Activity
Organizations:WS1, MIN, CHA, PHI, NYA, SLN
Signed by:Dick Wiencek
Scouting Scores
control k-rating efficiency vsPower
86 38 59 53


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  • The list of games below involve those where this player has accomplished at least one of a pre-defined list of feats or milestones throughout his career.
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Pitching Feats and Milestones for Jim Kaat
    Game DateTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    WS1CHAL 3-9 @CHAL  2.223103000014000--10-11st career game
    WS1NYAW 5-4 @NYAW  734112410026000--51-21st career win
    MINLAAW 3-1 vs LAAWCG9311021010032000--489-2210 Strikeouts, 3-hitter
    MINLAAW 5-0 @LAAW  9400001000030000--5511-2510 Strikeouts
    MINKC1W 7-0 vs KC1WSHO950001400132000--6514-28Complete game/Shutout
    MINLAAW 5-0 vs LAAWSHO930000700030000--6918-28Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    MINCLEW 8-0 vs CLEWSHO930001510131000--7519-33Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    MINBALW 3-1 @BALW  11911041200147000--7821-3312 Strikeouts
    MINBALW 9-2 @BALSv  22000001007000--9027-381st career save
    MINWS2W 6-3 vs WS2WCG9733111100134000--10032-4211 Strikeouts
    MINCLEW 5-0 @CLEW  9600011100135000--11538-4611 Strikeouts
    MINDETW 3-2 vs DETWCG11722131100143000--12540-4811 Strikeouts
    MINCLEW 3-0 vs CLEWSHO970001000032000--16056-59Complete game/Shutout
    MINBALL 2-5 vs BALL  4.184411300022000--20071-70200th career game
    MINWS2W 2-1 @WS2WCG9810001000034000--20172-7010 Strikeouts
    MINKC1W 4-2 vs KC1W  8.2622021020034000--20474-7010 Strikeouts
    MINCALW 4-3 @CALW  8733141000032000--23189-7910 Strikeouts
    MINNYAW 9-2 vs NYAWCG9622201010035000--23795-7910 Strikeouts
    MINNYAW 4-2 @NYAW  9722201110033000--24097-8011 Strikeouts
    MINDETW 1-0 vs DETWSHO940001910029000--24298-81Complete game/Shutout
    MINCHAL 4-5 @CHAL  3.175400700017000--25299-88Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    MINCLEL 4-6 vs CLE   8543011000029000--25799-9010 Strikeouts, 1000th career strikeout
    MINBALW 8-1 vs BALWCG961110900133000--258100-90100th career win
    MINDETW 7-0 vs DETWSHO950000600134000--259101-90Complete game/Shutout
    MINKC1W 2-0 @KC1WSHO10600001200136000--283112-9612 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout
    MINCALW 7-3 vs CALWCG9532021300136000--285114-9613 Strikeouts
    MINBOSW 1-0 vs BOSWSHO960003310035000--290116-97Complete game/Shutout
    MINBALW 5-2 vs BALWCG9922001200037000--308123-10512 Strikeouts
    MINCLEW 3-2 @CLEW  9621021010035000--311125-10610 Strikeouts
    MINBOSW 5-1 vs BOSWCG9311121100030000--312126-10611 Strikeouts, 3-hitter
    MINDETL 1-3 vs DETLCG9533041100137000--342138-11511 Strikeouts
    MINOAKW 8-6 @OAKW  9.1811051000144000--350140-11910 Strikeouts
    MINBALW 8-0 vs BALWSHO970001500035000--384151-128Complete game/Shutout
    MINKCAL 3-4 @KCA   23110020009000--400155-131400th career game
    MINCALW 1-0 @CALWSHO990000800035000--437168-143Complete game/Shutout
    MINCALW 2-1 @CALWCG911110700029000--474188-1531-hitter
    MINNYAW 3-0 @NYAWSHO960000500031000--478189-156Complete game/Shutout
    CHADETW 4-1 vs DETWCG931110200030000--485191-1593-hitter
    CHATEXW 14-0 vs TEXWSHO950000500032000--487192-159Complete game/Shutout
    CHACLEW 7-3 @CLEW  993321500035000--508200-166200th career win
    CHADETW 6-0 vs DETWSHO920002500031000--515204-166Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    CHACALW 8-0 vs CALWSHO940001800032000--529211-173Complete game/Shutout
    CHAOAKW 3-1 vs OAKWCG9510001000133000--531213-17310 Strikeouts, 2000th career strikeout
    CHADETW 4-0 vs DETWSHO940001700031000--558229-179Complete game/Shutout
    PHISDNW 3-0 vs SDNWSHO990000300033000--596244-190Complete game/Shutout
    PHINYNL 2-3 @NYNL  563303200023000--600245-192600th career game
    PHICHNW 7-0 vs CHNWSHO930001500031000--650254-212Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    SLNSDNW 6-5 @SDN   10000000002000--800278-230800th career game
    Batting Feats and Milestones for Jim Kaat
    Game DateTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    WS1CHAL 3-9 @CHA100000000010000011st career game
    WS1CLEW 7-6 vs CLE101000000000000051st career hit
    MINBOSW 6-5 vs BOS2010001000100000331st career RBI
    MINCHAW 9-4 @CHA3120011001000000781st career home run
    MINCALL 1-3 @CAL30100001002000001941st career stolen base
    MINKC1W 11-3 vs KC110000020001000202122 sacrifice flies
    MINCHAW 4-3 @CHA2000000000100000500500th career game

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