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Keith HernandezHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1972-1990 MLB Years: 1974-1990
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

Positions1B-2016, OF-7Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKeith Hernandez
Height6-0Weight195BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateOctober 20,1953 [64.121]PlaceSan Francisco,California
High SchoolCapuchino (San Bruno,CA)
CollegeCollege of San Mateo (San Mateo,CA)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 42nd round (785th overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutAugust 30,1974 [20.314]
OrganizationsSLN [12] NYN [7] CLE [1] Awards19Awards Voting8-702
TBC Player ID12724Retrosheet IDhernk001MLBAM ID115826
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed45Power66Contact63XBH59RBIs67Runs46Hitting80Durability58Team.523Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1972St. PetersburgFSLA+--18843093879165541000000000.256.256.388.64412026309.243.132.133.2900.000.000.001.6261.8032.91
1972TulsaTexAA--181129571001000000000.241.241.276.5178129.241.035.034.2350.000.000.000.000.0014.29
1972Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         953384386175542000000000.254.254.379.63312827338.243.125.124.2860.000.000.001.4867.6031.40
1973TulsaTexAA--19311202040615250091800000.333.380.525.9056312129.361.192.267.4066.9813.952.003.8824.0030.00
1974TulsaTexAA--2010235367124186146300485000000.351.429.555.98419638401.381.204.340.44511.9712.471.043.4925.2130.65
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln181b2014343101202007800001.294.415.441.85615341.385.147.353.39417.0719.511.140.000.0030.00
1975TulsaTexAA--218532470107293104830624800000.330.438.531.96917242386.365.201.401.43916.0612.440.772.5932.4039.25
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln181b216418820478232001172600225.250.309.362.6716813207.273.112.197.3058.2112.561.531.4562.6727.66
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln371b221293745410821574642495332058.289.376.428.80416033428.322.139.275.36911.4512.381.081.6453.4330.56
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln371b231615609016341415917779881321117.291.379.459.83825760645.322.168.309.36812.2513.641.112.3337.3336.81
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln371b2415954290138324116413582682161112.255.351.389.74021147633.271.134.301.33412.9510.740.831.7449.2734.06
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln371b25161610116210481111105116807810759.344.417.513.93031370698.377.169.308.40911.4611.170.981.5855.4533.33
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln371b2615959511119139816991488673414414.321.408.494.90229463690.343.173.328.40212.4610.580.852.3237.1932.98
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln371b2710337665115274848125614520569.306.401.463.86417439444.326.157.338.38913.7410.140.741.8047.0033.91
1982St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln371b281605797917333679419111006721121910.299.397.413.81023946694.321.114.301.35714.419.650.671.0182.7126.59
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln371b2955218346215432611243000252.284.352.431.7839422244.316.147.257.3439.8412.301.251.2372.6735.48
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn171b299532043988393784644222195.306.424.434.85813920389.330.128.341.38516.4510.800.662.3135.5620.41
1983Totals for NL-NL         150538771602371263958872223147.297.396.433.82923342633.324.136.307.36813.9011.370.821.9044.8326.25
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn171b30154550831713101594239789109129.311.409.449.85824746657.343.138.313.38214.7613.550.922.2836.6726.90
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn171b3115859387183344109133775920101514.309.384.430.81425548682.324.121.251.35711.298.650.771.4759.3026.23
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn171b32149551941713411383219469403914.310.413.446.85924648652.335.136.309.38314.4210.580.731.9942.3828.07
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn171b331545878717028218890281104404815.290.377.436.81325648676.324.146.281.35711.9815.381.282.6632.6128.24
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn171b349534843961601155213157104311.276.333.417.75014527384.299.141.233.3348.0714.841.842.8631.6428.13
1989St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-35416161001001400000.375.412.438.8507117.500.063.125.3865.8823.534.000.000.0016.67
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn171b357521518508041903273920034.233.324.326.6507012244.267.093.205.29911.0715.981.441.6453.7524.00
1990Gulf Coast IndiansGCLRkcle-1b36511351012001200000.455.500.8181.3189212.500.363.455.5728.3316.672.008.3311.0040.00
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle171b3643130726201800141710032.200.283.238.521313145.223.038.146.2409.6611.721.210.69130.0011.54
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter2088737011242182426601621071986310701012321071130161.296.384.436.82032146488553.322.140.290.00012.5111.830.951.8945.4929.70
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter32211622043687215351813012112200000.317.381.495.8765751221283.331.178.285.0009.439.511.012.7333.2033.15
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2298261622785410291373011911600000.337.420.531.95143993945.366.194.343.00012.5912.280.973.0728.4833.45
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter883253985175542001400000.262.264.391.65512727326.253.129.132.0000.311.234.001.5365.0031.76
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter511351012001200000.455.500.8181.3189212.500.363.455.0008.3316.672.008.3311.0040.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter11654076662121726550815958146585536158406887.299.385.448.83318253964724.325.149.301.00012.3811.350.921.7150.3232.54
New York Mets Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter880316445593915910804681717471459162315972.297.387.429.81613582493684.323.132.281.00012.7912.460.972.1739.5526.52
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter43130726201800141710032.200.283.238.521313145.223.038.146.0009.6611.721.210.69130.0011.54
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625728716933513838583792161012.296.384.436.82024950664.322.140.290.00012.5111.830.951.8945.4929.70
Average Minor - Per 162 games162585103185368189120616100000.317.381.495.87628961645.331.178.285.0009.439.511.012.7333.2033.15

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln201B9--701287371.9737.89------1464.35.6
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln211B56--46936234507505.9969.02------6487.534.6
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln221B110--8621071087979969.9908.81------12985.367.9
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln231B158--14531061214615711559.9929.87------16198.197.5
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln241B158--1436961012415421532.9949.70------15999.497.5
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln251B160--1489146814516431635.99510.22------16199.498.8
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln261B157--1572115914616961687.99510.75------15998.796.9
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln271B98--10548639911431140.99711.63------10395.196.1
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27OF3--2---221.0000.67------1032.92.9
1982St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln281B158--15861351114017321721.99410.89------16098.897.5
1982St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28OF4--5---551.0001.25------1602.52.5
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn291B90--83796785940933.99310.37------9594.755.6
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln291B54--58151662638632.99111.70------5598.233.3
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn301B153--1214142812713641356.9948.86------15499.494.4
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn311B157--1310139411314531449.9979.23------15899.496.9
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn321B149--1199149511513531348.9969.05------149100.092.0
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn331B154--12981491011014571447.9939.40------154100.095.1
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn341B93--73477263813811.9988.72------9597.958.1
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn351B58--40531422440436.9917.52------7577.335.8
1990Gulf Coast Indians GCLRkcle361B2--101-111111.0005.50------540.03.2
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle361B42--34020228362360.9948.57------4397.725.9
MLB Totals for 1B - 17 season(s)-   1B2014--17909168211516541970619591.9949.73------20140.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF7--7---771.0001.00------70.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--101-111111.0005.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln20--9--------
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21--56--------
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22--110--------
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23--158--------
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24--158--------
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25--160--------
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26--157--------
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27--98------3-
1982St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28--158------4-
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn29--90--------
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29--54--------
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn30--153--------
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn31--157--------
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn32--149--------
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn33--154--------
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn34--93--------
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn35--58--------
1990Gulf Coast Indians GCLRkcle36--2--------
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36--42--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1982St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB28312340001002300000.333.429.333.7624014.444.000.16714.2921.431.500.000.000.00
1982St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB28727472018004200000.259.355.444.79912331.250.185.33312.906.450.503.2327.0042.86
1986New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB32626371103003600000.269.345.385.73010229.350.116.23110.3420.692.000.000.0028.57
1986New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB32726160004005100000.231.355.231.5866031.240.000.19216.133.230.200.000.000.00
1988New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB34726270015106700000.269.406.385.79110132.333.116.38518.7521.881.173.1326.0014.29
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs1664818111910111600000.281.387.375.76224375.362.094.28114.6721.331.451.3364.0016.67
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs145351320112009300000.245.355.340.69518362.245.095.26414.524.840.331.6153.0023.08

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2002New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn48Broadcaster1617586.46626.55Bobby Valentine-
2003New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn49Broadcaster1616695.41034.55Art Howe-
2004New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn50Broadcaster1627191.43825.04Art Howe-
2005New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn51Broadcaster1628379.5127.04Willie Randolph-
2006New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn52Broadcaster1629765.599--1Willie RandolphLost NLCS (Cardinals)
2007New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn53Broadcaster1628874.5431.02Willie Randolph
2008New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn54Broadcaster1628973.5493.02Willie Randolph,Jerry Manuel
2009New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn55Broadcaster1627092.43223.04Jerry Manuel
2010New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn56Broadcaster1627983.48818.04Jerry Manuel
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [19]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1978National League Gold Glove (First Base)1
1979National League Gold Glove (First Base) ... NL Player of the Month (August) ... National League Most Valuable Player3
1980NL Silver Slugger Award (1B) ... National League Gold Glove (First Base)2
1981National League Gold Glove (First Base)1
1982National League Gold Glove (First Base) ... National League Player of the Week (April 12-April 18)2
1983National League Gold Glove (First Base)1
1984National League Gold Glove (First Base) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (1B)2
1985NL Player of the Month (July) ... National League Gold Glove (First Base)2
1986National League Player of the Week (August 4-August 10) ... National League Gold Glove (First Base)2
1987National League Gold Glove (First Base)1
1988National League Player of the Week (April 25-May 1) ... National League Gold Glove (First Base)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1989-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1983-06-15TradeTraded by Cardinals to Mets for Rick Ownbey and Neil Allen. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985New York MetsTeam Payroll311,100,000-25396++370,78060,0001,100,000
1986New York MetsTeam Payroll321,650,000-11399++386,34760,0002,750,000
1987New York MetsTeam Payroll331,800,000-12299++344,90660,0004,550,000
1988New York MetsTeam Payroll341,850,000-14299++392,10762,5006,400,000
1989New York MetsTeam Payroll352,000,000-21498++429,80262,5008,400,000
1990Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll361,750,000-45194++515,727100,00010,150,000
* 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