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Bruce KisonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1968-1985 MLB Years: 1971-1985
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-380Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBruce Eugene Kison
Height6-4Weight178BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 18,1950 [68.062]PlacePasco,Washington
High SchoolPasco (Pasco,WA)
CollegeState College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton,FL), Central Washington University (Ellensburg,WA)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 14th round (309th overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJuly 4,1971 [21.136]
OrganizationsPIT [12] CAL [5] BOS [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID13792Retrosheet IDkisob001MLBAM ID117128
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts59Walks51Hittable62SO/BB57vsPower62Hitting37Durability49Team.537Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1968nullRk--Rel18212.2510010000024.024960690001.259.00--2.253.381.50.667-
1969nullA---Rel19523.1613013000094.0844833039770001.318.04--3.737.371.97.714-
1970nullA+--Rel20310.82505000033.0175307260000.734.64--1.917.093.71.750-
1970nullAA--Rel201042.28190190000130.0934233054820001.136.44--3.745.681.52.714-
1970Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel01351.99240240000163.011047360611080001.056.07--3.375.961.77.722-
1971nullAAA--Rel211012.8612012000085.0532927038570001.075.61--4.026.041.50.909-
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25S/R21653.4018135210095.0934036636604261.358.780.573.405.661.67.5453.33
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25S/R22973.263218146153152.0123615511691028191.267.280.654.096.041.48.5633.54
1973nullAAA--Rel23863.95200200000114.0945950082700001.547.42--6.475.530.85.571-
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25ST23303.09770000043.2361715424261011.377.420.824.955.361.081.0004.28
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25S/R24983.4940162410112129.012364508577162111.408.580.563.984.951.25.5293.86
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25ST2512113.23332946000192.016089691092899241.317.500.474.314.170.97.5223.84
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25ST261493.08312926111193.018083661052984031.208.390.472.424.571.88.6093.15
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25ST279104.90333213100193.020911310525551226161.379.751.172.565.692.22.4744.11
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25S/R28663.19281117004096.0814034339624151.257.590.283.665.811.59.5003.07
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25S/R291373.19332583120172.0157706113451055041.178.200.682.355.482.33.6503.35
1980California AngelsALMLBcal24ST30364.9113130210073.0734640532280231.438.960.613.933.440.88.3334.31
1981California AngelsALMLBcal24S/R31113.481147002044.0401817814191001.238.181.642.863.891.36.5005.05
1982California AngelsALMLBcal24S/R321053.1733161731111142.012054501544865051.157.610.952.795.451.95.6673.91
1983California AngelsALMLBcal24S/R331154.05261794152126.212859571343830041.359.090.923.065.901.93.6883.89
1984California AngelsALMLBcal24S/R34455.3720713008265.07242391028664061.539.921.383.869.092.36.4444.30
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29S/R35534.1122913005192.0984342932561011.419.590.883.135.481.75.6253.81
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter115883.6638024613436854121807.2169383973615066210735811681.308.420.753.295.341.62.5671.10
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter38152.85790790000480.036519215202263210001.236.84--4.246.021.42.717-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1873.48320320000199.0147887701201270001.346.65--5.435.741.06.720-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1042.28190190000130.0934233054820001.136.44--3.745.681.52.714-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter310.82505000033.0175307260000.734.64--1.917.093.71.750-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter523.1613013000094.0844833039770001.318.04--3.737.371.97.714-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter212.2510010000024.024960690001.259.00--2.253.381.50.667-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter81633.49255180752752361265.0116257749190469735479491.298.260.643.335.221.57.563-
California Angels Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter29224.05103574693265450.043321920351161282102181.328.631.023.215.621.75.569-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter534.1122913005192.0984342932561011.419.590.883.135.481.75.625-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14113.664630164171220.02061028918801307181.308.420.753.295.341.62.5601.10
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1772.85360360000220.0167887001041470001.236.84--4.246.021.42.708-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25p2118312210010021601000.065.121.097.2183134.133.032.097.1105.8847.068.000.000.0050.00
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25p22325331041090012702000.189.204.302.50616556.385.113.132.2281.7948.2127.000.000.0050.00
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25p23712110101000610100.083.143.250.3933114.143.167.167.1720.0042.860.000.000.00100.00
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25p2440371410000031722000.108.214.135.3495144.200.027.108.1846.8238.645.670.000.0025.00
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25p25355947000310229010000.119.148.119.2677071.233.000.051.1292.8240.8514.500.000.000.00
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25p26315941222030052008001.203.266.305.57118472.308.102.186.2676.9427.784.000.000.0033.33
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25p27356981840171221903001.261.282.362.64425574.347.101.116.2862.7025.689.501.3569.0027.78
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25p282829241111000500001.138.138.345.48310329.130.207.207.2090.0017.240.003.4529.0075.00
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25p2937556820160011907002.145.161.236.39713363.200.091.109.1771.5930.1619.001.5955.0037.50
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter26340431661553312216158333105.163.200.248.44810023457.258.085.124.0003.5034.579.880.66134.6734.85
Average MLB - Per 162 games162249194193219111097220103.163.200.248.4486214281.258.085.124.0003.5034.579.880.66134.6734.85

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit21P18-95818152726.9631.440.27-----18100.011.1
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22P32-152915122524.9600.750.163730.0132100.020.6
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23P7-4327--991.0001.290.214-100.0-7100.04.3
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24P40-1291025223735.9460.880.27-----40100.024.7
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25P33-1921139155150.9801.520.26-----3594.320.5
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P31-1931631224947.9591.520.24-----31100.019.1
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27P33-19311332-4644.9571.330.23-----3594.320.4
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28P28-961114-125251.0000.890.26-----28100.017.4
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29P33-1721030124140.9761.210.23-----3789.220.4
1980California AngelsALMLBcal30P13-732113-1613.8131.000.18-----13100.08.1
1981California AngelsALMLBcal31P11-4439-112121.0001.090.27-----11100.010.0
1982California AngelsALMLBcal32P33-1421924124443.9771.300.30-----33100.020.4
1983California AngelsALMLBcal33P26-126522-227271.0001.040.21-----26100.016.0
1984California AngelsALMLBcal34P20-6573211210.8330.500.15-----20100.012.3
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35P22-921616-232321.0001.450.35-----22100.013.6
MLB Totals for P - 15 season(s)-   P380-18071402971627453437.9651.150.247750.013800.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2118----------
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2232----------
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit237----------
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2440----------
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2533----------
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2631----------
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2733----------
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2828----------
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2933----------
1980California AngelsALMLBcal3013----------
1981California AngelsALMLBcal3111----------
1982California AngelsALMLBcal3233----------
1983California AngelsALMLBcal3326----------
1984California AngelsALMLBcal3420----------
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3522----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1971Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB21100.001004.2202300.953.860.003.865.791.500.001.000
1971Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB21100.002006.1102300.491.420.002.844.261.500.001.000
1972Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB22100.002002.1100300.483.860.000.0011.5700.001.000
1974Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB24100.001006.2206501.292.700.008.106.750.830.001.000
1975Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB25004.501002.0211101.509.000.004.504.501.000.00.000
1979Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB2901108.001000.13420050.0081.000.0054.000.000.000.00.000
1982California AngelsChamp. SeriesMLB32101.9321014.08331200.795.140.001.937.714.000.001.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 5 yrs401.21707100029.7150401224000.914.550.003.647.282.000.001.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs115.4030300006.7404043001.205.400.005.404.050.750.00.500

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB2112000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1971Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB2122000000001200000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.50033.3366.672.000.000.000.00
1974Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB2413000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs25000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs22000000001200000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.50033.3366.672.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca41Roving Pitching Instructor1628280.50613.06Hal McRae,John Wathan,Bob Schaefer
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca42Bullpen Coach1627290.44424.05Hal McRae
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca43Bullpen Coach1628478.51910.03Hal McRae
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca44Pitching Coach1156451.5574.03Hal McRae
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca45Pitching Coach1447074.48630.02Bob Boone
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca46Pitching Coach1617586.46624.05Bob Boone
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca47Pitching Coach1616794.41619.05Tony Muser,Bob Boone
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca48Pitching Coach1617289.44716.53Tony Muser
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal49Pitching Coach1627884.48120.04Ray Miller
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal50Scout1627488.45713.54Mike Hargrove
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-01-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1984-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1979-11-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1979-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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
1985Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll35370,000-2831154370,78060,000370,000
* 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