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Ken HarveyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1997-2009 MLB Years: 2001-2005
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

Positions1B-441, DH-81, LF-4, OF-1Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKenneth Eugene Harvey
Height6-2Weight240BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 1,1978 [41.258]PlaceLos Angeles,California
High SchoolBeverly Hills (Beverly Hills,CA)
CollegeUniversity of Nebraska (Lincoln,NE)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 5th round (151st overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsCraig Struss
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2001-KCA-#6 ... 2002-KCA-#7 ... 2003-KCA-#4
MLB DebutSeptember 18,2001 [23.201]
OrganizationsKCA [7] MIN [1] Awards8
TBC Player ID1194Retrosheet IDharvk001MLBAM ID407396
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed32Power68Contact63XBH59RBIs72Runs43Hitting70Durability44Team.470Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1997NebraskaCollegeFr1b193710323401105283171600000.388.427.6411.0686616110.427.253.340.4596.3614.552.294.5520.6040.00
1998NebraskaCollegeSo1b2039150335611273950102600000.373.413.6131.0269220160.419.240.340.4416.2516.252.604.3821.4335.71
1999NebraskaCollegeJr1b2157224771071512386131382380406.478.558.8621.42019339274.462.384.607.58513.878.390.618.399.7436.45
1999Spokane IndiansNwstA-kca-1b2156204498117084173233080043.397.477.5981.07512225235.440.201.333.4649.7912.771.303.4025.5030.86
2000Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca281b2246164205510042502142970004.335.411.470.8817714185.389.135.207.3927.5715.682.072.1641.0025.45
2001Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca281b233513722529162731132160005.380.455.5911.0468116156.418.211.321.4498.3313.461.623.8522.8330.77
2001Wichita WranglersTexAAkca291b237931454106203963301860408012.338.372.506.87815932344.383.168.236.3745.2317.443.332.6234.8930.19
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1144517615829415906131811008017.350.398.532.93024048500.394.182.262.3976.2016.202.613.0030.0730.38
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca281b23412131002010400001.250.250.333.5834112.375.083.000.2510.0033.330.000.000.0033.33
2002Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca281b24128488751353012075834287803122.277.342.465.80722751541.299.188.285.3517.7616.082.073.7024.4037.78
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca281b25135485501293001364232994532415.266.313.408.72119843524.305.142.200.3125.5317.943.242.4837.3133.33
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca281b-dh26120456471312011355112889802214.287.338.421.75919234494.331.134.195.3315.6718.023.182.6335.0825.95
2005Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-1b27251041036413180051800102.346.373.490.863518110.393.144.192.3734.5516.363.602.7334.6722.22
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28dh-1b27124541030150031300000.222.271.356.62716448.290.134.200.2756.2527.084.332.0845.0040.00
2007Gulf Coast TwinsGCLRkmin-1b29518243014002300000.222.300.556.85610420.214.334.444.35910.0015.001.505.0018.00100.00
2007Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin3929517341015000400001.235.235.471.7068217.250.236.235.2970.0023.530.005.8817.0050.00
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1035584029002700001.229.270.514.78418637.231.285.343.3305.4118.923.505.4117.5075.00
2008Kansas City T-BonesNorthernInd-2330552223467113124510122210039.302.340.541.88112026235.293.239.297.3745.119.361.835.1118.5038.81
2008Oaxaca GuerrerosMexAAA--30621031002001500003.143.182.190.3724122.188.047.095.1714.5522.735.000.000.0033.33
2009Southern Maryland Blue CrAtlInd--31381262648804160091770215.381.444.540.9846812144.411.159.230.4286.2511.811.892.7831.5025.00
2009Kansas City T-BonesNorthernInd--31113761330152051030010.351.467.514.98119445.462.163.351.42911.1122.222.002.2237.0030.77
2009Totals for Ind-Ind         491633261110521201427100225.374.450.534.9848716189.421.160.258.4287.4114.291.932.6532.6026.23
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2719981022735412712635602001334630.274.322.411.733410821078.317.137.195.0005.5718.553.332.5036.9630.04
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter38514672354769565226021911825733012552.324.385.504.8897391531630.362.180.268.0007.2415.772.183.1928.2132.14
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter16463088178362241008348114804128.283.339.460.79929062690.310.177.262.0006.9616.522.383.4826.2534.83
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7931454106203963301860408012.338.372.506.87815932344.383.168.236.0005.2317.443.332.6234.8930.19
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter81301421071911052332750130009.355.431.525.95615830341.402.170.259.0007.9214.661.852.9330.1028.04
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter56204498117084173233080043.397.477.5981.07512225235.440.201.333.0009.7912.771.303.4025.5030.86
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter518243014002300000.222.300.556.85610420.214.334.444.00010.0015.001.505.0018.00100.00
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1043856612822317663026491102514.332.389.538.92720742424.346.206.281.0006.1311.561.884.0122.6532.81
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter13347713320337335153212556580406.426.489.7361.22535175544.441.310.465.00010.1111.951.186.4313.6336.95
Kansas City Royals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2719981022735412712635602001334630.274.322.411.733410821078.317.137.195.0005.5718.553.332.5036.9630.04
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625976116332116752336120822418.274.322.411.73324549644.317.137.195.0005.5718.553.332.5036.9630.04
Average Minor - Per 162 games162617992004032210994501081405222.324.385.504.88931164686.362.180.268.0007.2415.772.183.1928.2132.14

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Spokane Indians NwstA-kca211B37--28922518316311.9848.41------5666.148.7
2000Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca221B18--162839173170.9839.44------4639.112.9
2001Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca231B20--16618315187184.9849.20------3557.114.3
2001Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca231B55--44234528481476.9908.65------7969.640.1
2001Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca23OF1---------------791.30.7
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca231B3-17111-112121.0004.000.71-----475.01.9
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23DH1---------------425.00.6
2002Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca241B110--8517815124944929.9848.45------12885.976.4
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca251B9994816805801178896885.9888.941.08-----13573.361.1
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25DH32---------------13523.719.8
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca261B737363061052473666662.9949.071.05-----12060.845.1
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26DH41---------------12034.225.3
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26LF44304---441.0001.000.13-----1203.32.5
2005Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca271B18--1697214178176.9899.78------2572.012.5
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27DH7---------------1258.34.3
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca271B553741--241411.0008.201.11-----1241.73.1
2007Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin291B3--224-326261.0008.67------560.05.4
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B180172150014671331515416151600.9918.891.07-----1800.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH81---------------810.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF44304---441.0001.000.13-----40.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B128--1020851713811221105.9858.63------1280.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B55--44234528481476.9908.65------550.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B38--32826624360354.9839.32------380.00.0
A- Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B37--28922518316311.9848.41------370.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--224-326261.0008.67------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Spokane Indians NwstA-kca21--37--------
2000Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca22--18--------
2001Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca23--20--------
2001Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca23--55------1-
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23--3-------1
2002Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca24--110--------
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25--99-------32
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26--73---4---41
2005Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca27--18--------
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27--5-------7
2007Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin29--3--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor2435117255611073402142330232.479.537.7521.2898818136.551.273.37610.2916.911.645.1516.7132.14
2007Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2924021002000000000.500.500.7501.250314.500.250.2500.000.000.000.000.0050.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs35117255611073402142330232.479.537.7521.2898818136.551.273.37610.2916.911.645.1516.7132.14
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs24021002000000000.500.500.7501.250314.500.250.2500.000.000.000.000.0050.00

Awards [8]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1983Pioneer League All-Star (2B)1
19991st Team College All-American (DH) ... Big 12 Conference All-Conference (1B) ... Northwest League All-Star Team (DH)3
2001Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (1B)1
2002Joe Black Award - Arizona Fall League MVP1
2003Winter League All-Star (1B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2006-01-25ContractSigned by Royals (minor) 
2005-06-21InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2005-05-22InjuredDisabled -- back injury 
2004-09-05InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-08-22InjuredDisabled -- strained rib cage 
1999-06-04Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2001Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll23200,000-77136-1,897,758200,000200,000
2003Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll25300,000-70331-2,163,527300,000500,000
2004Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll26317,500-65423282,070,100300,000817,500
2005Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll27300,000-79429-2,189,055300,0001,117,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red