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Tom KellyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1968-1980 MLB Years: 1975-1975
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Positions1B-107, OF-51, P-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJay Thomas Kelly
Height5-11Weight185BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 15,1950 [67.341]PlaceGraceville,Minnesota
High SchoolCardinal McCarrick (South Amboy,NJ)
CollegeMonmouth College (Monmouth,IL)

DraftedSelected by the Seattle Pilots [Team Picks] in the 8th round (178th overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 9th round (144th overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 6th round (106th overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutMay 11,1975 [24.269]
OrganizationsMIN [9] SE1 [3] BAL [1] Awards1Awards Voting5-247
TBC Player ID13661Retrosheet IDkellt101MLBAM ID116946
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed35Power60Contact50XBH61RBIs59Runs42Hitting36Durability14Team.512Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1968NewarkNYPLA--17652185069114210160433100000.317.429.431.8609417261.362.114.385.39416.4811.880.720.77109.0024.64
1969ClintonMidwA-181002694760102635100823100000.223.405.342.7479218351.233.119.461.35923.368.830.381.7144.8330.00
1970JacksonvilleSouAA-1993266336410183820413700000.241.342.376.71810019307.253.135.297.33113.3612.050.902.6133.2529.69
1971TacomaPCLAAA-20100303508917064120595200000.294.409.409.81812423362.339.115.317.37916.3014.360.881.6650.5025.84
1972TacomaPCLAAA-2113240776114192105240709500000.280.386.410.79616731477.344.130.312.36914.6819.921.362.1040.7027.19
1973TacomaPCLAAA-221143376787102174940896400000.258.413.451.86415229426.273.193.469.39820.8915.020.723.9919.8233.33
1974TacomaPCLAAA-2311535768110160186940784100000.308.432.504.93618034435.309.196.426.42917.939.430.534.1419.8330.91
1975TacomaPCLAAA-246220238515092960473600000.252.394.411.8058314249.268.159.421.37818.8814.460.773.6122.4427.45
1975Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin161b244912711235011100152202303.181.262.244.506316147.206.063.181.24310.2014.971.470.68127.0026.09
1976RochesterILAAA-2512740571117193187020857100000.289.412.484.89619640490.313.195.410.41417.3514.490.843.6722.5034.19
1977Tacoma TwinsPCLAAAmin-2611336380991211264113786101900.273.393.410.80314925451.291.137.375.36417.2913.530.782.6630.2525.25
1978Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-1b-of271193254774130104926916124600.228.394.360.75411723428.246.132.400.35721.2614.250.672.3432.5031.08
1979Visalia OaksCalifA+min-p-1b2820000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.711100.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4912711235011100152202303.181.262.244.506316147.206.063.181.00010.2014.971.470.68127.0026.09
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1142345262793414215116506639764580251500.271.402.421.82314542734238.295.150.388.00018.0313.690.762.7429.7629.23
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter88226994977411118100423359597481251500.275.404.433.83711682193318.301.158.389.00017.9914.500.813.0126.9929.55
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter93266336410183820413700000.241.342.376.71810019307.253.135.297.00013.3612.050.902.6133.2529.69
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter20000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1002694760102635100823100000.223.405.342.7479218351.233.119.461.00023.368.830.381.7144.8330.00
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter652185069114210160433100000.317.429.431.8609417261.362.114.385.00016.4811.880.720.77109.0024.64
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4912711235011100152202303.181.262.244.506316147.206.063.181.00010.2014.971.470.68127.0026.09
Average MLB - Per 162 games16242036761703360050730710010.181.262.244.50610220486.206.063.181.00010.2014.971.470.68127.0026.09
Average Minor - Per 162 games162490891322021672911088201200.271.402.421.82320639601.295.150.388.00018.0313.690.762.7429.7629.23

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1977Tacoma TwinsPCLAAAmin-Rel26006.0010100003.02220300001.676.00--9.00--0.00--
1979Visalia OaksCalifA+min-ST28102.2511000008.05320720001.505.63--7.882.250.291.000-
1980Visalia OaksCalifA+min-S/R29000.69211000013.012110621001.388.31--4.151.380.33--
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter101.88422000024.0196501641001.467.13--6.001.500.251.000-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter006.0010100003.02220300001.676.00--9.00--0.00--
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter101.29321000021.0174301341001.437.29--5.571.710.311.000-
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings901.883718190000220.017455460147379001.467.13--6.001.500.251.000-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1975Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin241B43--35927627392386.9858.98------4987.827.0
1975Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24OF2--11--221.0001.00------494.11.3
1978Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin271B63--46632345501498.9947.90------11952.945.0
1978Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin27OF49--90142-106104.9812.12------11941.235.0
1979Visalia Oaks CalifA+min281B1--31--441.0004.00------250.00.7
1979Visalia Oaks CalifA+min28P1---3-1331.0003.00------250.00.7
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B43--35927627392386.9858.98------430.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2--11--221.0001.00------20.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B63--46632345501498.9947.90------630.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF49--90142-106104.9812.12------490.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--31--441.0004.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---3-1331.0003.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1975Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24--43------2-
1978Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin27--63------49-
1979Visalia Oaks CalifA+min281-1--------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1977Tacoma TwinsPCLAAAMinormin26Manager1436875.4769.53 
1979Visalia OaksCalifA+Minormin28Manager1408654.6143.02 Lost in Semi-Finals
1980Visalia OaksCalifA+Minormin29Manager1407169.5073.03 Lost in Finals
1981Orlando TwinsSouAAMinormin30Manager1427963.556--1 League Champions
1982Orlando TwinsSouAAMinormin31Manager1447470.5149.03 
1983Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin32Third Base Coach1627092.43229.05Billy Gardner
1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin33Third Base Coach1628181.5003.02Billy Gardner
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin34Third Base Coach1627785.47514.04Ray Miller,Billy Gardner
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin35Third Base Coach1627191.43821.06Ray Miller,Tom Kelly
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin35Manager1627191.43821.06 
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin36Manager1628577.525--1 Won World Series (Cardinals)
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin37Manager1629171.56213.02 
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin38Manager1628082.49419.05 
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin39Manager1627488.45729.07 
1991Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin40Manager1629567.586--1 Won World Series (Braves)
1992Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin41Manager1629072.5566.02 
1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin42Manager1627191.43823.06 
1994Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin43Manager1135360.46914.04 
1995Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin44Manager1445688.38944.05 
1996Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin45Manager1627884.48121.54 
1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin46Manager1626894.42018.54 
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin47Manager1627092.43219.04 
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin48Manager1606397.39433.04 
2000Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin49Manager1626993.42626.05 
2001Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin50Manager1628577.5256.02 
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin59Special Assistant to General Manager1629468.580--1Ron GardenhireLost in 1st Round (Yankees)
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1991American League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1976-04-01Purchased by Orioles from Twins. 
1971-04-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Twins. 
1971-04-06Released by Brewers. 
* 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.