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Dave KingmanTrack this Player High 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 [69.150]PlacePendleton,Oregon
High SchoolProspect (Mount Prospect,IL)
CollegeUSC (Los Angeles,CA)

DraftedSelected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 1st round (9th overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the California Angels [Team Picks] 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 GiantsNLMLBsfn231B56-41140220539427422.9887.541.03-----13541.536.1
1972San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23OF22-1864013-4441.9321.860.22-----13516.314.2
1973San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn243B60-50454129187201183.9103.050.36-----11253.637.0
1973San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn241B46-26225917423280276.9866.001.05-----11241.128.4
1973San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24P2-4-------------1121.81.2
1974San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn251B91--680601366753740.9838.13------12175.256.2
1974San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn253B21--9381235947.7972.24------12117.413.0
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 PadresNLMLBsdn28OF28--503215553.9641.89------5650.017.3
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn281B17--112816121120.9927.06------5829.310.5
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn281B13--921114104103.9907.92------5623.28.0
1977California AngelsALMLBcal281B8--705257775.9749.38------1080.04.9
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya28DH6---------------875.03.7
1977California AngelsALMLBcal28OF2--3---331.0001.50------1020.01.2
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn283B2--321-65.8332.50------563.61.2
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29OF100--170842182178.9781.78------11984.061.7
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn291B6--562246058.9679.67------1195.03.7
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30OF139--24011123263251.9541.81------14595.985.8
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31OF61--10387-118111.9411.82------8175.337.7
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn311B2--1621-1918.9479.00------812.51.2
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn321B56--462311339506493.9748.80------10056.054.4
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn32OF48--8637-9689.9271.85------10048.046.6
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-
1977California AngelsALMLBcal28--8------2-
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya28----------6
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
1984AL Comeback Player of the Year ... American League Player of the Week (April 16-April 22) ... Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster 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