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Kent TekulveTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1971-1989 MLB Years: 1974-1989
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-1050, OF-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKenton Charles Tekulve
Height6-4Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 5,1947 [71.081]PlaceCincinnati,Ohio
High SchoolHamilton Catholic (Hamilton,OH)
CollegeMarietta College (Marietta,OH)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1969 by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Signing ScoutsDick Coury
MLB DebutMay 20,1974 [27.076]
OrganizationsPIT [15] PHI [4] CIN [1] Awards2Awards Voting4-113
TBC Player ID18769Retrosheet IDtekuk001MLBAM ID123175
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts46Walks59Hittable68SO/BB55vsPower68Hitting10Durability68Team.513Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1971nullAA--Rel24000.0020200013.03000200001.679.00--6.00--0.00--
1972nullAA--Rel25762.6331031000972.0612421022540001.157.63--2.756.752.45.538-
1972nullAAA--Rel25214.09909000022.022101001090001.459.00--4.093.680.90.667-
1972Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0972.9740040000994.0833431032630001.227.95--3.066.031.97.5632.08
1973nullAA--R/CL261241.53570570001894.0702416035890001.126.70--3.358.522.54.750-
1974nullAAA--Rel27632.2535035100760.0502015021380001.187.50--3.155.701.81.667-
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit50Rel27116.0080800509.012661560011.8912.001.005.006.001.20.5004.69
1975nullAAA--Rel28541.7724024200471.0472314019460000.935.96--2.415.832.42.556-
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27Rel28122.2534034009556.0432014223283011.186.910.323.704.501.22.3333.34
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27Rel29532.456406400339102.2913028325680001.137.980.262.195.962.72.6252.42
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27Rel301013.067207200357103.0894135533592111.187.780.442.885.161.79.9093.21
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27CL31872.3391091006531135.01154435555775021.267.670.333.675.131.40.5333.19
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27CL321082.7594094006731134.01094641549754021.187.300.333.285.021.53.5563.24
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27R/CL338123.397807800572193.0963935640470011.469.290.583.874.551.18.4003.90
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27Rel34552.49450450027365.0611918117341011.208.450.142.354.712.00.5002.58
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27R/CL351282.8785085006420128.21134741746661031.247.900.493.224.621.43.6003.54
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27R/CL36751.647607600561899.0782718136521001.157.090.093.274.731.44.5832.93
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27R/CL37392.667207200511388.0863026433360011.358.800.413.383.681.09.2503.70
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27Rel380016.2030300103.07761540003.6018.902.7013.5010.800.80-8.68
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27R/CL384102.995805800411472.0672824425360021.278.340.503.114.481.44.2863.53
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27Rel391152.547307300344110.0993531225573101.138.100.162.054.662.28.6882.65
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27Rel40643.099009000383105.0963836829602001.198.230.692.495.142.07.6003.55
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27Rel41373.60700700035480.0873432322430021.369.790.342.484.841.95.3003.08
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin43Rel42035.02370370020152.0563529523311101.529.690.873.985.371.35.0004.15
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter94902.85105001050006381841434.0130552645563491779233171.258.180.393.084.881.59.5110.55
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter32182.12158015830039322.02531017601092360001.127.07--3.056.602.17.640-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1382.296806830011153.01195339050930001.107.00--2.945.471.86.619-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter19101.979009000028169.013448370591430001.147.14--3.147.622.42.655-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter70612.687220722004701581015.090035630341367552171131.257.960.363.254.881.50.534-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter24263.0129102910014825367.0349135123171011965141.238.550.422.474.801.94.480-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter035.02370370020152.0563529523311101.529.690.873.985.371.35.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14142.851610161009828220.0200817010751194031.258.180.393.084.881.59.5000.55
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings22122.12108010820027220.017369520741610001.127.07--3.056.602.17.647-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27p283411110001001700000.091.167.091.2581012.250.000.091.1378.3358.337.000.000.000.00
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27p29649000000000601000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27p307212030000000400000.250.250.250.5003012.375.000.000.2260.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27p319121120000001900000.095.136.095.2312022.167.000.048.1154.5540.919.000.000.000.00
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27p329415320001001801000.133.188.133.3212017.286.000.067.1585.8847.068.000.000.000.00
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27p33789000000001700000.000.100.000.1000010.000.000.111.07110.0070.007.000.000.000.00
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27p34452000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27p358514010000000601000.071.071.071.1421015.125.000.000.0650.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27p36768000000000401001.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0044.440.000.000.000.00
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27p37727000000000400000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.000.000.00
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27p38583000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27p39735100000001100000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.200.11816.6716.671.000.000.000.00
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27p40901100000001001000.000.500.000.500003.000.0001.000.35433.330.000.000.000.000.00
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27p41702000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin43p42372110000000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.000.4550.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter103912181000020066105001.083.126.083.209100132.167.000.050.0004.5546.2110.170.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter7111085900020045604001.083.116.083.19990116.173.000.037.0003.4548.2814.000.000.000.00
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter29111200000002401000.000.154.000.1540014.000.000.182.00014.2928.572.000.000.000.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter372110000000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162191200000011001000.083.126.083.2092021.167.000.050.0004.5546.2110.170.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27P8-923--551.0000.630.56-----8100.04.9
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28P34-56517112322.9570.650.39-----34100.021.1
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29P64-1026241-3130.9680.470.29-----64100.039.5
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30P72-103732-139391.0000.540.38-----72100.044.4
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31P91-135838415046.9200.510.34-----91100.056.5
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32P94-1347281-3635.9720.370.26-----94100.058.0
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32OF1--1---111.0001.00------941.10.6
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33P78-93518112423.9580.290.25-----78100.048.1
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34P45-65416-220201.0000.440.31-----45100.044.1
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35P85-1281127123938.9740.450.30-----85100.052.5
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36P76-99320-223231.0000.300.23-----76100.046.9
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit37P72-88625-331311.0000.430.35-----72100.044.4
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi38P58-72413--17171.0000.290.24-----58100.035.8
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38P3-3-1--111.0000.330.33-----3100.01.9
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi39P73-110422322926.8970.360.24-----73100.045.3
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40P90-10511201-3231.9690.340.30-----90100.055.6
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi41P70-80714-121211.0000.300.26-----70100.043.5
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin42P37-5229-111111.0000.300.21-----37100.022.8
MLB Totals for P - 16 season(s)-   P1050-1434923271317432419.9700.400.29-----10500.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit278----------
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2834----------
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2964----------
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3072----------
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3191----------
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3294--------1-
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3378----------
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3445----------
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3585----------
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3676----------
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3772----------
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3858----------
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit383----------
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3973----------
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4090----------
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4170----------
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4237----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1975Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB28006.752001.1311203.6420.250.006.7513.502.000.00.000
1979Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB32003.002003.0212201.336.000.006.006.001.000.00.000
1979Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB32012.895039.14331000.773.860.002.899.643.330.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs004.1540400004.3502034001.8510.380.006.238.311.330.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs012.8950500039.34030310000.753.860.002.899.643.330.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB3221000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs21000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi45Broadcaster1627092.43226.06Jim Fregosi
1993Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi46Broadcaster1629765.599--1Jim FregosiLost World Series (Blue Jays)
1994Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi47Broadcaster1155461.47020.54Jim Fregosi
1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi48Broadcaster1446975.47921.03Jim Fregosi
1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi49Broadcaster1626795.41429.05Jim Fregosi
1997Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi50Broadcaster1626894.42033.05Terry Francona
* 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

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1978NL Pitcher of the Month (August)1
1986National League Player of the Week (September 15-September 21)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1989-03-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1988-12-07Released by Phillies. 
1985-04-20TradeTraded by Pirates to Phillies for Frankie Griffin and Al Holland. 
1983-12-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1983-11-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1969-07-16ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
* 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
1985Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll38830,000-75488++370,78060,000830,000
1985Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll38830,000-75588++370,78060,000830,000
1986Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll39890,000-85388++386,34760,0001,720,000
1987Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll40925,000-71590++344,90660,0002,645,000
1988Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll41850,000-114883++392,10762,5003,495,000
1989Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll4262,500-69141-429,80262,5003,557,500
* 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