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Jeff KunkelTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1981-1994 MLB Years: 1984-1992
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsSS-680, OF-141, 2B-132, 3B-67, 1B-50, DH-12, P-2Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJeffrey William Kunkel
Height6-2Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 25,1962 [56.059]PlaceWest Palm Beach,Florida
High SchoolMiddletown South (Middletown,NJ)
CollegeRider University (Lawrenceville,NJ)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsDick Gernert
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1984-TEX-#1
MLB DebutJuly 23,1984 [22.120]
OrganizationsTEX [8] CHN [1] CLE [1] DET [1] MIL [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID13994Retrosheet IDkunkj001MLBAM ID117364
RelationshipsSon of Bill Kunkel
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed56Power73Contact29XBH73RBIs51Runs66Hitting51Durability50Team.477Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Rider UniversityECACNCAA-1ss-2b193912319412132631161900000.333.410.439.849546139.376.106.252.39111.5113.671.192.1641.0014.63
1982Rider UniversityECACNCAA-1ss-2b203412021437262764202600000.358.450.6001.0507215140.420.242.425.46114.2918.571.304.2920.0034.88
1983Rider UniversityECACNCAA-1ss-2b21391434857124637120201300000.399.472.6641.1369522163.411.265.490.49512.277.980.653.6823.8338.60
1983Burlington RangersMidwAtex-ss21311222235716186011921100.287.302.508.8106214127.296.221.279.3540.7914.9619.004.7220.3340.00
1983Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-ss213713021371405254242430200.285.317.508.8256619139.311.223.269.3602.8817.276.003.6026.0051.35
1983Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         682524372211114310254351300.286.309.508.81712833266.303.222.274.3571.8816.178.604.1422.9145.83
1984Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-ss224717730561614227263240100.316.351.486.8378621188.366.170.232.3723.1917.025.332.1344.2537.50
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex20,46ss2250142132923374323513202.204.218.324.542468150.245.120.141.2391.3323.3317.502.0047.3327.59
1985Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-ss239937040728654389208132500.195.239.289.52810719400.232.094.146.2385.0020.254.051.2574.0026.39
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex20ss2324110000000300000.250.250.250.5001041.000.000.000.2250.0075.000.000.000.000.00
1986Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-ss241114095010016411511061810156400.244.282.384.66615731442.296.140.193.2954.0722.855.612.4937.1831.00
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex20ss24813330012000200000.231.231.462.6936113.200.231.231.3000.0015.380.007.6913.0033.33
1987Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-ss-of255819331499393424205850100.254.338.472.8109121219.315.218.311.3529.1326.482.904.1121.4442.86
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex202b2515321700120101011000.219.242.313.55510134.286.094.063.2460.0029.410.002.9432.0014.29
1988Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-ss2656203284411452172125000510.217.255.384.6397820220.255.167.251.2795.4522.734.172.2740.6045.45
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex202b-ss26551541435832150143511115.227.250.357.6075513161.280.130.149.2672.4821.748.751.2477.0037.14
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex20ss-of271082933979212829322075310006.270.323.437.76012831326.338.167.239.3426.1323.013.752.4536.6339.24
1990Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-ss28419081003000200000.421.421.474.8959119.471.053.053.4030.0010.530.000.000.0012.50
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex20ss2899200173411131721116625007.170.221.280.5015615218.237.110.170.2295.0530.286.001.3866.6744.12
1992Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-2b-of3075291448013495155125614410.275.302.440.74212826312.309.165.206.3293.8517.954.672.8832.3332.50
1992Chicago CubsNLMLBchn11ss302029042001000800001.138.138.207.3456229.190.069.069.1530.0027.590.000.000.0050.00
1993Charlotte KnightsILAAAcle101b-2b311154306512134311461281310495000.281.316.451.76719448457.349.170.209.3392.8422.768.002.4139.0939.67
1994Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-ss3210334646861711145215782351013.249.269.399.66813829362.295.150.217.2891.9322.6511.713.0431.4533.72
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter35786788192449187398372348203121.221.259.355.61430871935.282.134.178.0003.9625.036.321.9348.1736.98
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter736269037768814627763598243113609352324213.256.292.415.70711162492885.302.159.216.0003.9221.115.392.6335.3936.19
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter621226130456010925612946539102534262220213.248.286.399.6859021952431.296.151.208.0004.2021.975.242.5137.0734.82
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter843075193301947114105670300.303.336.495.83115240327.343.192.248.0003.0617.135.602.7534.1143.01
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter311222235716186011921100.287.302.508.8106214127.296.221.279.0000.7914.9619.004.7220.3340.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter112386881412171590215565800000.365.446.5731.01922143442.403.208.394.00012.6713.121.043.3925.7330.50
Texas Rangers Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter33783888188429187298372268203120.224.263.360.62330269906.285.136.181.0004.0824.946.111.9946.5636.70
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2029042001000800001.138.138.207.3456229.190.069.069.0000.0027.590.000.000.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16239340872048334417106491010.221.259.355.61414032424.282.134.178.0003.9625.036.321.9348.1736.98
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625928315132617791892513485503.256.292.415.70724655635.302.159.216.0003.9221.115.392.6335.3936.19

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex20Rel26000.0010100101.0000001000--------9.000.00-0.77
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex20Rel270021.6010100101.24441300004.2021.605.4016.20--0.00-15.96
1992Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-Rel30000.0010100101.0000000000----------0.00--
1994Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-Rel32000.0010100003.02000120001.006.00--3.006.002.00--
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter0013.5020200202.24441310002.6213.503.3710.123.370.33-7.50
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter000.0020200104.02000120000.754.50--2.254.502.00--
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter000.0020200104.02000120000.754.50--2.254.502.00--
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter0013.5020200202.24441310002.6213.503.3710.123.370.33--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings0013.501650165001650220.033033033082247820002.6213.503.3710.123.370.33-7.50
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings000.00110011000550220.0110000551100000.754.50--2.254.502.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1983Burlington Rangers MidwAtex21SS30--38881317139126.9064.20------3196.821.6
1983Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex21SS35--68106928183174.9514.97------3794.625.7
1984Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex22SS37--641031630183167.9134.51------4778.727.4
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex22SS48--811201722218201.9224.19------5096.029.8
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex22DH1---------------502.00.6
1985Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex23SS99--1523082662486460.9474.65------99100.069.7
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex23SS2--25-1771.0003.50------2100.01.2
1986Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex24SS101--1352721960426407.9554.03------11191.071.1
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex24SS5--463-1310.7692.00------862.53.1
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex24DH1---------------812.50.6
1987Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex25SS20--2357398380.9644.00------5834.514.3
1987Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex25OF18--2941-3433.9711.83------5831.012.9
1987Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex252B10--1337135150.9805.00------5817.27.1
1987Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex253B1---2--221.0002.00------581.70.7
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex252B10--1725284442.9554.20------1566.76.2
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex253B3--12--331.0001.00------1520.01.9
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex25OF3---------------1520.01.9
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex251B1--1-1-21.5001.00------156.70.6
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex25SS1---------------156.70.6
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex25DH1---------------156.70.6
1988Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex26SS49--54147725208201.9664.10------5687.534.8
1988Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex26OF10--144--18181.0001.80------5617.97.1
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex262B28--4270615118112.9494.00------5550.917.4
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex26SS19--2834286462.9693.26------5534.511.8
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex263B10--415--19191.0001.90------5518.26.2
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex26OF6--4---441.0000.67------5510.93.7
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex26DH3---------------555.51.9
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex26P1-1-------------551.80.6
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex27SS59--681501521233218.9363.69------10854.636.4
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex27OF30--5913-6360.9522.00------10827.818.5
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex272B8--1412-626261.0003.25------1087.44.9
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex27DH5---------------1084.63.1
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex273B4--154-106.6001.50------1083.72.5
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex27P1-11---111.0001.001.00-----1080.90.6
1990Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex28SS3--611-417171.0005.67------475.02.1
1990Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex283B1--1---111.0001.00------425.00.7
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex28SS67--77126928212203.9583.03------9967.741.4
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex283B15--1028234038.9502.53------9915.29.3
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex282B13--1218-330301.0002.31------9913.18.0
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex28OF5--2---221.0000.40------995.13.1
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex28DH1---------------991.00.6
1992Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil302B29--6391614160154.9635.31------7538.720.1
1992Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil30OF25--492115251.9812.04------7533.317.4
1992Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil30SS7--1029194039.9755.57------759.34.9
1992Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil301B7--687-675751.00010.71------759.34.9
1992Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil303B4--461-1110.9092.50------755.32.8
1992Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30SS6--410-114141.0002.33------2030.03.7
1992Chicago CubsNLMLBchn302B3--5411109.9003.00------2015.01.9
1992Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30OF3--9---991.0003.00------2015.01.9
1993Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle311B39--23421226257255.9926.54------11533.927.7
1993Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle312B31--3475213111109.9823.52------11527.022.0
1993Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle31OF30--5421-5756.9821.87------11526.121.3
1993Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle313B26--8252-3533.9431.27------11522.618.4
1993Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle31SS14--1445166059.9834.21------11512.29.9
1994Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet32SS78--962101743323306.9473.92------10375.754.9
1994Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet32OF11--184--22221.0002.00------10310.77.7
1994Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet323B3--23--551.0001.67------1032.92.1
1994Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet321B3--8---881.0002.67------1032.92.1
MLB Totals for SS - 8 season(s)-   SS207--2644514681761715.9403.45------2070.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 5 season(s)-   2B62--90129933228219.9613.53------620.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF47--7413-7875.9621.60------470.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B32--1650637266.9172.06------320.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 6 season(s)-   DH12---------------120.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P2-21---111.0000.500.50-----20.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--1-1-21.5001.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 8 season(s)-   SS371--49010797421816431569.9554.23------3710.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF94--1641631183180.9841.91------940.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B70--110203930322313.9724.47------700.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B49--31028232340338.9946.90------490.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B35--15363-5451.9441.46------350.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS72--1322092558366341.9324.74------720.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS30--38881317139126.9064.20------300.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1983Burlington Rangers MidwAtex21----30------
1983Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex21----35------
1984Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex22----37------
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex22----48-----1
1985Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex23----99------
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex23----2------
1986Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex24----101------
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex24----5-----1
1987Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex25---10201---18-
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex25--11013---31
1988Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex26----49----10-
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex261--281910---63
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex271--8594---305
1990Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex28----31-----
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex28---136715---51
1992Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil30--72974---25-
1992Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30---36----3-
1993Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle31--39311426---30-
1994Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet32--3-783---11-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1992-11-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1992-09-19Released by Cubs. 
1992-07-07TradeTraded by Brewers to Cubs for Ced Landrum. 
1992-01-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1991-12-20Free 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
1985Texas RangersTeam Payroll2360,000-51630-370,78060,00060,000
1986Texas RangersTeam Payroll2460,000-61428-386,34760,000120,000
1987Texas RangersTeam Payroll2560,000-59520-344,90660,000180,000
1988Texas RangersTeam Payroll2662,500-60432-392,10762,500242,500
1989Texas RangersTeam Payroll2780,000-5532231429,80262,500322,500
1990Texas RangersTeam Payroll28140,000-5271925515,727100,000462,500
1992Chicago CubsTeam Payroll30109,000-68036-962,245109,000571,500
* 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