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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Andrew Charles Kucek
Stat Years
1974-1981  [mlb] 1974-1980
Height/Weight
6-2 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (157)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1953-06-08 in Warren, Ohio   [66.226]
Death
High School
Newton Falls (Newton Falls,OH)
Colleges
Miami University (Oxford, Ohio)
Draft
Selected by the Chicago White Sox in Round #2 (#32 overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1974-08-08 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.061)
Service Time
Organizations
CHA [6] TOR [2] PHI [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 13980 ... retro id: kucej101 ... mlbam id: 117349
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1974AppletonMidwA----211---521.76900000051.0331110022490001.085.820.003.888.651.942.23.714
    1974Chicago White SoxALMLBcha55211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf145.26970022037.2482522321250011.8311.470.725.025.975.971.19.200
    1974Minor Totals: byYearA----211---521.76900009051.0331110022490001.085.820.003.888.651.942.23.714
    1974MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf145.32970022037.7482522321250011.8511.610.735.086.056.051.19.200
    1975KnoxvilleSouAA----222---1042.7621000000114.0933835048770001.247.340.003.796.083.001.60.714
    1975DenverAmerAAA----222---126.88600000017.024131303170001.5912.710.001.599.006.885.67.333
    1975Chicago White SoxALMLBcha55222Log - Sp - Ext - Perf004.9120001203.29220421003.5522.090.009.824.914.910.50.000
    1975Minor Totals: byYearAAA/AA----222---1163.30270000270131.01175148051940001.288.040.003.506.463.501.84.647
    1975MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.6320001203.79220421004.0625.310.0011.255.635.630.50.000
    1976IowaAmerAAA----233---594.2122000000124.01306858055780001.499.440.003.995.664.941.42.357
    1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha55233Log - Sp - Ext - Perf009.6420000204.29552420002.7917.363.867.713.869.640.50.000
    1976Minor Totals: byYearAAA----231---594.21220000220124.01306858055780001.499.440.003.995.664.941.42.357
    1976MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0010.7120000204.79552420003.1019.294.298.574.2910.710.50.000
    1977Iowa OaksAmerAAAcha-244---682.54161550010117.0934133839831001.137.150.623.006.383.152.13.429
    1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha55244Log - Sp - Ext - Perf013.63830045034.2352014410251021.309.091.042.606.495.192.50.000
    1977Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA----241---682.54161550010117.0934133839831001.137.150.623.006.383.152.13.429
    1977MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf013.68830045034.7352014410251021.329.211.052.636.585.262.50.000
    1978Iowa OaksAmerAAAcha-255---982.46212092010150.013155418681155151.337.860.484.086.903.301.69.529
    1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha55255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf233.291053025152.0422319527301001.337.270.874.675.193.981.11.400
    1978Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA----251---982.46212092010150.013155418681155151.337.860.484.086.903.301.69.529
    1978MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf233.291053025152.0422319527301001.337.270.874.675.193.981.11.400
    1979Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-266---783.6934700027783.0744034463627011.658.020.436.836.724.340.98.467
    1979Chicago White SoxALMLBcha47266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0010000100.20400300004.500.000.0040.500.0054.000.00.000
    1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf108.3140000404.16442120001.6212.464.152.084.158.312.001.000
    1979Minor Totals: PHIbyYearAAA----261---783.6934700027783.0744034463627011.658.020.436.836.724.340.98.467
    1979MLB Totals: CHA-PHIbyYearMLB----262Log - Sp - Ext - Perf107.2050000505.06842420002.0010.803.607.203.6014.400.501.000
    1980Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-277---334.211394204062.0643229321463021.379.290.443.056.684.652.19.500
    1980Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor32277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf386.75231200511168.0835651941353011.8210.991.195.434.637.410.85.273
    1980Minor Totals: TORbyYearAAA----271---334.211394204062.0643229321463021.379.290.443.056.684.652.19.500
    1980MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf386.75231200511168.0835651941353011.8210.991.195.434.637.410.85.273
    1981Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-288---443.06306006240100.0774634754804001.316.930.634.867.204.141.48.500
    1981Minor Totals: TORbyYearAAA----281---443.06306006240100.0774634754804001.316.930.634.867.204.141.48.500
    MLB Totals (8 yrs)7165.1359273014322205.7232139117251111216041.6710.181.104.875.316.101.09.304
    American League Totals (7 yrs)6165.0655273014282201.3226135113231101196041.6710.111.034.925.336.041.08.273
    National League Totals (1 yrs)108.7840000404.36442120001.7113.174.392.204.398.782.001.000
    Minor League Totals50483.161725718461157818.07193442873037360720181.337.910.334.106.683.781.63.510
    Minor: A Totals521.76900009051.0331110022490001.085.820.003.888.651.942.23.714
    Minor: AA Totals1042.76210000210114.0933835048770001.247.340.003.796.083.001.60.714
    Minor: AAA Totals35423.34142571846857653.05932952423030348120181.378.170.414.186.634.071.59.455
    Chicago White Sox Totals (6 yrs)384.193215309171133.314379621469843031.599.670.954.675.685.341.22.273
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (1 yrs)386.75231200511168.0835651941353011.8210.991.195.434.637.410.85.273
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)108.7840000404.36442120001.7113.174.392.204.398.782.001.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Iowa OaksAmerAAAcha-24p---116423810120011302000.190.209.286.49545122.119.096.2502.2228.8913.0042.02.2225.0
    Minor League Totals16423810120011302000.190.209.286.49545122.119.096.2502.2228.8913.0042.02.2225.0
    Minor: AAA Totals16423810120011302000.190.209.286.49545122.119.096.2502.2228.8913.0042.02.2225.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1974Chicago White SoxALMLB21P9037.2480012121.0001.300.325.6100.011
    1975Chicago White SoxALMLB22P203.2000000.0000.000.001.2100.015
    1976Chicago White SoxALMLB23P204.2000000.0000.000.001.2100.015
    1977Chicago White SoxALMLB24P8034.278101615.9381.900.444.9100.012
    1978Iowa OaksAmerAAA25P2100.013230336361.0001.700.0015.4100.07
    1978Chicago White SoxALMLB25P10052.04500991.0000.900.176.2100.011
    1979Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA26P3400.039101312.9230.400.0025.2100.02
    1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB26P404.1000000.0000.000.002.5100.013
    1979Chicago White SoxALMLB26P100.2000000.0000.000.000.6100.022
    1980Syracuse ChiefsILAAA27P1300.0612101918.9471.400.009.4100.08
    1980Toronto Blue JaysALMLB27P23068.0110411511.7330.500.1614.2100.010
    1981Syracuse ChiefsILAAA28P3000.0613202119.9050.600.0021.4100.05
    MLB Totals - (P)5902031631515247.9040.800.230.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)98002857438985.9550.900.000.00.00
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1974MLB9----------
    1975MLB2----------
    1976MLB2----------
    1977MLB8----------
    1978MLB10----------
    1978Minor21----------
    1979MLB5----------
    1979Minor34----------
    1980MLB23----------
    1980Minor13----------
    1981Minor30----------
    Totals157----------