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Kevin WardTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1983-1993 MLB Years: 1991-1992
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Drafted
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PositionsOF-814, 1B-4Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKevin Michael Ward
Height6-1Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 28,1961PlaceLansdale,Pennsylvania
Death DateMarch 9,2019 [57.162]
High SchoolCentral Bucks West (Doylestown,PA)
CollegeUniversity of Arizona (Tucson,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Philadelphia Phillies [Team Picks] in the 6th round (154th overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 29th round (735th overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1986-PHI-#4
MLB DebutMay 10,1991 [29.224]
OrganizationsPHI [6] OAK [2] SDN [2] COL [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID19393Retrosheet IDwardk001MLBAM ID123924
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed74Power81Contact49XBH82RBIs67Runs59Hitting62Durability61Team.497Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1983ArizonaCollegeSrlf2153209496799643114303100000.321.406.536.94211224239.355.215.392.41512.5512.971.032.5134.8335.82
1983Bend PhilliesNwstA-phi-of21551993361122229188313540020.307.410.417.8278316234.364.110.317.37613.2514.961.130.8599.5026.23
1984Peninsula PilotsCaroA+phi-of22130456841191851369213539064730.261.341.408.74918636526.294.147.303.33610.0817.111.702.4735.0830.25
1985Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-of234213223409612175231950210.303.420.485.9056416162.342.182.371.39914.2011.730.830.62132.0040.00
1986Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-of24119398791092767592814666661710.274.379.425.80416940478.307.151.352.36013.8113.811.001.4656.8636.70
1987Reading PhilliesEastAAphi5of25165691451065261210100.250.328.375.70321664.311.125.286.3129.3818.752.000.000.0042.86
1987Maine GuidesILAAAphi-of2510632648681331337148306851200.209.284.387.67112629364.223.178.288.2958.2418.682.273.5725.0842.65
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         122382578218413431910368061300.215.290.385.67514735428.236.170.288.2978.4118.692.223.0429.3842.68
1988Maine PhilliesILAAAphi-of2613445660105228116317116211879310.230.330.386.71617641537.285.156.305.32511.5521.971.902.0541.4539.05
1989Huntsville StarsSouAAoak-of272784202644318150291810300.310.479.5601.0394711117.348.250.774.45524.7915.380.622.5628.0042.31
1990Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-of28123421831253014106024104472144410.297.379.506.88521354487.335.209.347.3919.0314.781.642.0542.1043.20
1991Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-of29832765189176643104585371520.322.445.493.93813629347.374.171.402.41916.7115.270.911.7346.0032.58
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30of2944107132672281492711003.243.308.402.7104311118.308.159.215.3197.6322.883.001.6953.5042.31
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30of308114712295031223143821108.197.274.293.567438165.243.096.184.2668.4823.032.711.8249.0027.59
1993Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-of3123731217223131191622100.233.329.438.76732787.255.205.329.34010.3418.391.783.4524.3341.18
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1252542555122520372365321011.217.288.339.6278619283.270.122.197.0008.1322.972.831.7750.8034.55
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter8582877502773159576941816066411567582235110.269.367.436.80312532853403.309.167.342.00012.0816.661.382.0341.7036.87
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter4691552254404843343216663420332735171540.260.356.440.7966831601822.302.180.331.00011.1417.951.612.3636.0939.60
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter20467013118945171110455211241151311320.282.398.449.84730173821.320.167.403.00015.1014.010.931.3460.9138.62
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter130456841191851369213539064730.261.341.408.74918636526.294.147.303.00010.0817.111.702.4735.0830.25
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter551993361122229188313540020.307.410.417.8278316234.364.110.317.00013.2514.961.130.8599.5026.23
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter53209496799643114303100000.321.406.536.94211224239.355.215.392.00012.5512.971.032.5134.8335.82
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1252542555122520372365321011.217.288.339.6278619283.270.122.197.0008.1322.972.831.7750.8034.55
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623293271163626493084431014.217.288.339.62711125367.270.122.197.0008.1322.972.831.7750.8034.55
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625439514630111379301278107114720.269.367.436.80323754643.309.167.342.00012.0816.661.382.0341.7036.87

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1983Bend Phillies NwstA-phi21OF48--703918273.8901.52------5587.369.6
1984Peninsula Pilots CaroA+phi22OF115--217410-231221.9571.92------13088.582.1
1985Reading Phillies EastAAphi23OF37--841--85851.0002.30------4288.127.0
1986Reading Phillies EastAAphi24OF93--15535-163158.9691.70------11978.268.4
1987Reading Phillies EastAAphi25OF14--30-2-3230.9382.14------1687.510.1
1987Maine Guides ILAAAphi25OF86--15177-165158.9581.84------10681.161.4
1988Maine Phillies ILAAAphi26OF117--234652245240.9802.05------13487.382.4
1989Huntsville Stars SouAAoak27OF25--425--47471.0001.88------2792.617.5
1990Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak28OF103--1526114169158.9351.53------12383.772.5
1990Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak281B3--171111918.9476.00------1232.42.1
1991Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn29OF72--129352137132.9641.83------8386.751.4
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29OF33--54-1-5554.9821.64------4475.020.4
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30OF51--6824-7470.9461.37------8163.031.5
1993Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol31OF20--322--34341.0001.70------2387.014.2
1993Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol311B1--12---12121.00012.00------234.30.7
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF84--12225-129124.9611.48------840.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF398--69824288750722.9631.81------3980.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B4--291113130.9687.50------40.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF169--31197-327320.9791.89------1690.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF115--217410-231221.9571.92------1150.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF48--703918273.8901.52------480.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1983Bend Phillies NwstA-phi21---------48-
1984Peninsula Pilots CaroA+phi22---------115-
1985Reading Phillies EastAAphi23---------37-
1986Reading Phillies EastAAphi24---------93-
1987Reading Phillies EastAAphi25---------14-
1987Maine Guides ILAAAphi25---------86-
1988Maine Phillies ILAAAphi26---------117-
1989Huntsville Stars SouAAoak27---------25-
1990Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak28--3------103-
1991Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn29---------72-
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29---------33-
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30---------51-
1993Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol31--1------20-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1992-12-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1992-10-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-01-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1990-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-01-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1989-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-11-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1987-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1991San Diego PadresTeam Payroll29100,000-62048-742,231100,000100,000
1992San Diego PadresTeam Payroll30114,000-6612918962,245109,000214,000
* 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