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Dave KingmanHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1970-1987 MLB Years: 1971-1986
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PositionsOF-648, 1B-607, DH-434, 3B-154, P-2Position when DraftedP-OFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Arthur Kingman
Height6-6Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 21,1948 [69.066]PlacePendleton,Oregon
High SchoolProspect (Mount Prospect,IL)
CollegeUSC (Los Angeles,CA)

DraftedSelected by the San Francisco Giants in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the 1st round (9th overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the California Angels in the 2nd round (29th overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$80,000Signing ScoutsGeorge Genovese
MLB DebutJuly 30,1971 [22.221]
OrganizationsNYN [6] SFN [6] CHN [3] OAK [3] CAL [1] NYA [1] SDN [1] Awards11Awards Voting5-86
TBC Player ID13762Retrosheet IDkingd001MLBAM ID117092
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed65Power96Contact19XBH93RBIs92Runs73Hitting45Durability66Team.479Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970AmarilloTexAA--21602104162911541000000000.295.295.562.85711825210.241.267.267.3750.000.000.007.1414.0040.32
1971PhoenixPCLAAA--22105392891092952699000000000.278.278.577.85522660392.227.299.298.3810.000.000.006.6315.0855.05
1971San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn221b-of224111517321026245093510302.278.328.557.8856418128.338.279.400.3897.0327.343.894.6919.1756.25
1972San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn263b-1b231354726510617429831665114040429.225.303.462.76521850531.251.237.367.3479.6026.372.755.4616.2847.17
1973San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn313b-1b2411230554621012455854112221238.203.300.479.77914635351.236.276.420.34511.6834.762.986.8412.7156.45
1974San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn261b2512135041781821855883712532128.223.302.440.74215438393.288.217.323.3379.4131.813.384.5819.4448.72
1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn26of-1b261345026511622136887534153412513.231.284.494.77824859543.254.263.335.3466.2628.184.506.6313.9450.86
1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn26of271234747011314137867428135503411.238.286.506.79224052510.249.268.333.3585.4926.474.827.2512.8146.02
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn26of285821122447092832136630133.209.263.370.6337816228.255.161.227.2775.7028.955.083.9523.4436.36
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26of2856168164090113923124822313.238.292.488.7808220187.259.250.315.3356.4225.674.005.8815.2750.00
1977Totals for NL-NL         11437938841602067552511452446.222.276.422.69816036415.257.200.266.3036.0227.474.564.8218.9542.86
1977Totals for MLB-MLB         13243947972002678562814373446.221.276.444.72019546481.259.223.285.3125.8229.735.115.4116.8847.42
1977California AngelsALMLBcal101b2810364720240011611000.194.237.417.65415439.278.223.250.2862.5641.0316.005.1318.0057.14
1977Totals for MLB-MLB         13243947972002678562814373446.221.276.444.72019546481.259.223.285.3125.8229.735.115.4116.8847.42
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya48dh288245620470121310000.250.333.8331.16620627.286.583.625.4837.4148.156.5014.816.00100.00
1977Totals for AL-AL         1860913406110132921000.217.277.583.860351066.280.366.400.3684.5543.949.679.0910.0076.92
1977Totals for MLB-MLB         13243947972002678562814373446.221.276.444.72019546481.259.223.285.3125.8229.735.115.4116.8847.42
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn10of29119395651051742879343911162683.266.336.542.87821449448.294.276.372.3828.7124.782.856.2514.1146.67
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn10of301455329715319548115424513140877.288.343.613.95632672589.291.325.414.4067.6422.242.918.1511.0847.06
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn10of31812553171801857222144004310.278.329.522.85113326280.269.244.325.3707.5015.712.106.4314.1736.62
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn261b-of3210035340781132259605510511279.221.326.456.78216136412.246.235.408.35113.3525.491.915.3416.0546.15
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn261b33149535801099137994059156436911.204.285.432.71723147607.207.228.346.3139.7225.702.646.1014.4643.12
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn261b34100248254970132921225711112.198.265.383.6489520273.201.185.278.2908.0620.882.594.7619.0840.82
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak10dh3514754968147231351182144119601487.268.321.505.82627759613.274.237.319.3577.1819.412.705.7115.6940.14
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak10dh361585926614116030913262114228617.238.309.417.72624746666.243.179.285.3209.3117.121.844.5019.7332.62
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26dh371445617011819035943333126307316.210.255.431.68624254604.204.221.280.2975.4620.863.825.7916.0345.76
1987Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-1b38205911123021100121110100.203.342.356.69821573.213.153.356.31916.4415.070.922.7429.5041.67
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter1941667790115752402544212108549608181653167572139.236.302.478.78031917077429.252.242.338.0008.1824.442.995.9515.1144.89
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1856611411834164315100121110100.277.290.552.84236590675.230.275.293.0001.781.630.926.3715.3749.18
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1254511001213252811000121110100.268.288.548.83624765465.225.280.306.0002.582.370.926.0216.1153.72
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter602104162911541000000000.295.295.562.85711825210.241.267.267.0000.000.000.007.1414.0040.32
New York Mets Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter66423233025097061543892912211672186152949.219.287.453.74010532302573.235.234.332.0008.2026.123.185.9915.0845.19
Oakland Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter449170220440658110030386139359112291740.239.296.450.7467661591883.241.211.294.0007.3819.072.585.3117.0239.16
San Francisco Giants Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter409124217727855977217371913842210310727.224.304.469.7735821411403.267.245.370.0009.8430.083.065.4916.1350.72
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter34511821933294499425198105286102181820.278.338.569.9076731471317.287.291.381.0007.9721.722.727.1412.5744.68
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter56168164090113923124822313.238.292.488.7808220187.259.250.315.0006.4225.674.005.8815.2750.00
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10364720240011611000.194.237.417.65415439.278.223.250.0002.5641.0316.005.1318.0057.14
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8245620470121310000.250.333.8331.16620627.286.583.625.0007.4148.156.5014.816.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16255775131202371017451152416612.236.302.478.78026659620.252.242.338.0008.1824.442.995.9515.1144.89
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625791231603653813200111010100.277.290.552.84232079591.230.275.293.0001.781.630.926.3715.3749.18

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1973San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31Rel24009.0020200204.03440642002.256.75--13.509.000.67-5.07
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.0020200204.03440642002.256.75--13.509.000.67-2.50
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.0020200204.03440642002.256.75--13.509.000.67--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings009.001100110001100220.01652202200330220110002.256.75--13.509.000.67-2.50

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1971San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn221B20--149939161158.9817.90------4148.812.3
1971San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn22OF14--19-1-2019.9501.36------4134.18.6
1972San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn233B59-507541381410206192.9323.250.38-----13543.738.1
1972San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23OF22-1864013-4441.9321.860.22-----13516.314.2
1972San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn231B56-41140220539427422.9887.541.03-----13541.536.1
1973San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn243B60-50454129187201183.9103.050.36-----11253.637.0
1973San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24P2-4-------------1121.81.2
1973San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn241B46-26225917423280276.9866.001.05-----11241.128.4
1974San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn253B21--9381235947.7972.24------12117.413.0
1974San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn251B91--680601366753740.9838.13------12175.256.2
1974San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25OF2--7---771.0003.50------1211.71.2
1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn26OF71--13436-143137.9581.93------13453.043.8
1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn261B58--38638536429424.9887.31------13443.335.8
1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn263B12--628313734.9192.83------1349.07.4
1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn27OF111--202109-221212.9591.91------12390.268.5
1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn271B16--918-1199991.0006.19------12313.09.9
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn28OF45--76-2-7876.9741.69------5877.627.8
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn283B2--321-65.8332.50------563.61.2
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya28DH6---------------875.03.7
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn281B17--112816121120.9927.06------5829.310.5
1977California AngelsALMLBcal28OF2--3---331.0001.50------1020.01.2
1977California AngelsALMLBcal281B8--705257775.9749.38------1080.04.9
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn281B13--921114104103.9907.92------5623.28.0
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28OF28--503215553.9641.89------5650.017.3
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn291B6--562246058.9679.67------1195.03.7
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29OF100--170842182178.9781.78------11984.061.7
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30OF139--24011123263251.9541.81------14595.985.8
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn311B2--1621-1918.9479.00------812.51.2
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31OF61--10387-118111.9411.82------8175.337.7
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn32OF48--8637-9689.9271.85------10048.046.6
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn321B56--462311339506493.9748.80------10056.054.4
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn331B143--123269188813191301.9869.10------14996.088.3
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn341B50--44328343474471.9949.42------10050.030.9
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn34OF5--7---771.0001.40------1005.03.1
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak35DH139---------------14794.685.8
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak351B9--552-357571.0006.33------1476.15.6
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak36DH149---------------15894.392.0
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak361B9--501-351511.0005.67------1585.75.6
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak37DH140---------------14497.286.4
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak371B3--17-221917.8955.67------1442.11.9
1987Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn381B4--271-728281.0007.00------2020.02.8
MLB Totals for OF - 11 season(s)-   OF648-18611374753612371184.9571.836.37-----6480.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 15 season(s)-   1B603-67345723117338149564883.9858.107.26-----6030.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH434---------------4340.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B154-10111263354821509461.9062.990.46-----1540.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2-4-------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B4--271-728281.0007.00------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1971San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn22--20------14-
1972San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23--56--59---22-
1973San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn242-46--60-----
1974San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25--91--21---2-
1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn26--58--12---71-
1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn27--16------111-
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn28--17------45-
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28--13--2---28-
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya28----------6
1977California AngelsALMLBcal28--8------2-
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29--6------100-
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30---------139-
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31--2------61-
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn32--56------48-
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn33--143--------
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn34--50------5-
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak35--9-------139
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak36--9-------149
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak37--3-------140
1987Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn38--4--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB2249010000001300000.111.200.111.3111010.167.000.11110.0030.003.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs49010000001300000.111.200.111.3111010.167.000.11110.0030.003.000.000.000.00

Awards [11]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1973National League Player of the Week (August 27-September 2)1
1975National League Player of the Week (July 21-July 27) ... NL Player of the Month (July)2
1979National League Player of the Week (May 14-May 20) ... National League Player of the Week (July 23-July 29)2
1980NL Player of the Month (April)1
1981National League Player of the Week (May 25-May 31)1
1982National League Player of the Week (July 12-July 18)1
1984Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH) ... American League Player of the Week (April 16-April 22) ... AL Comeback Player of the Year3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1987-07-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-01-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1985-12-20Released by Athletics. 
1984-12-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1984-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1984-03-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1984-01-30Released by Mets. 
1981-02-28TradeTraded by Cubs to Mets for Steve Henderson and Cash. 
1977-11-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1977-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1977-09-15Purchased by Yankees from Angels. 
1977-09-06Claimed on waivers by Angels from Padres. 
1977-06-15TradeTraded by Mets to Padres for Paul Siebert and Bobby Valentine. 
1975-02-28Purchased by Mets from Giants. 
* 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
1970San Francisco Giants-2180,000-------80,000Signing Bonus out of 1970 Draft (1st round - 1st overall)
1985Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll361,087,500-29196++370,78060,0001,167,500
1986Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll37730,000-142580++386,34760,0001,897,500
* 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