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Don Kessinger AS-6AW-2

+ Played in Major Leagues 1964-1979
Biography Data
Positions: SS-1955, 2B-78, 3B-28, 1B-1
Proper Name: Donald Eulon Kessinger
Born: July 17, 1942 (72.320)
Place Forrest City, Arkansas
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 175 Bats/Throws: Switch-Right
High School: Forrest City (Forrest City,AR)
College: University of Mississippi
Drafted: 1964 -- Signed as free agent by Chicago Cubs
MLB Debut:September 7,1964 (22.052)
TBC Player ID:13709
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Career Activity
Organizations:CHN, SLN, CHA
Relationship(s):Father of Keith Kessinger

Scouting Scores
speed contact patience batting power
65 76 44 42 12
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Batting Statistics
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Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Pitcher Stadium

YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
1964Fort WorthTexAA-chn2177280286662012  .236.236.271507.036.036.236----76280
1964Chicago CubsNLMLB11chnss2112
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00000.167.167.167334.000.000.182----212
1965Dallas-Fort WorthTexAA-chn2246193345563014  .285.285.347632.062.062.285----67193
1965Chicago CubsNLMLB11chnss22309
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1962
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.201.252.233485.032.094.2322.20--72336
1966Chicago CubsNLMLB11chnss23533
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.274.306.302608.028.088.2961.77533.0161578
1967Chicago CubsNLMLB11chnss24580
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.231.275.272547.041.086.2662.42--158628
1968Chicago CubsNLMLB11chnss25655
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.240.283.287570.047.105.2742.26655.0188707
1969Chicago CubsNLMLB11chnss26664
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.273.332.366698.093.190.2971.15166.0243737
1970Chicago CubsNLMLB11chnss27631
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.266.337.349686.082.197.2910.89631.0220711
1971Chicago CubsNLMLB11chnss28617
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.258.318.316634.058.154.2791.04308.5195687
1972Chicago CubsNLMLB11chnss29577
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.274.351.334685.061.179.2950.66577.0193660
1973Chicago CubsNLMLB11chnss30577
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.262.327.310637.049.147.2820.77--179643
1974Chicago CubsNLMLB11chnss31599
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.259.332.321653.062.165.2830.87599.0192673
1975Chicago CubsNLMLB11chnss32601
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.243.317.319636.077.185.2590.69--192693
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB11slnss33502
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1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB11slnss-2b34134
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.239.309.269578.030.134.2941.86--36149
1977Chicago White SoxALMLB30chass-2b34119
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1978Chicago White SoxALMLB11chass35431
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1979Chicago White SoxALMLB27chass36110
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.200.264.282546.082.182.2141.20110.031124
MLB Totals (16 Seasons)207876518991931254801452710085684759226913240132.252.314.312626.060.151.2771.11546.523878529
MLB: Average per 162 Games162596701512061418753592510310.252.314.312626.060.151.2771.11546.5186665
Minor League Totals (2 seasons)1234736212112502600000.256.256.302558.047.047.256----143473
AA (2 seasons)1234736212112502600000.256.256.302558.047.047.256----143473
Chicago Cubs (12 seasons)1648635576916192017111431928055062921591073298.255.315.314629.059.148.2801.14577.719957065
Chicago White Sox (3 seasons)226660611602732495559530416318.242.303.302605.059.148.2600.90330.0199738
St. Louis Cardinals (2 seasons)20463669152266147307577169516.239.318.303621.064.187.2681.03636.0193726
YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
Fielding Statistics
Year Team League Level Position G INN PO A E DP FPCT RF/9 RF/G
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBSS4 37011.000--22.50
 
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBSS105 1763382869.948--44.06
 
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBSS148 2024743568.951--41.11
 
1967Chicago CubsNLMLBSS143 2154571977.973--42.29
 
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBSS159 2635733397.962--47.32
 
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBSS157 26654220101.976--46.32
 
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBSS154 2575012286.972--44.30
 
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBSS154 2635122797.966--45.29
 
1972Chicago CubsNLMLBSS14612902595042890.9655.3247.03
 
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBSS158137827452630109.9645.2245.57
 
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBSS150 2594763287.958--44.10
 
1975Chicago CubsNLMLB3B13 52823.943--22.85
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBSS140 20543622100.967--41.21
 
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB2B31 5385621.958--40.06
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB3B2 10001.000--4.50
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBSS113 2123501884.969--44.76
 
1977Chicago White SoxALMLB2B13 27270101.000--37.38
1977Chicago White SoxALMLB3B9 71620.920--23.00
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBSS21 3238312.959--30.00
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB2B24 326359.950--35.63
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB3B4 0210.667--4.50
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBSS26 3754215.978--31.50
 
1978Chicago White SoxALMLB2B9 1214021.000--26.00
1978Chicago White SoxALMLBSS123 1713211360.974--36.00
 
1979Chicago White SoxALMLB1B1 20001.000--18.00
1979Chicago White SoxALMLB2B1 26001.000--72.00
1979Chicago White SoxALMLBSS54 57103217.988--26.67
Fielding Totals by Position/League:MLB1B1020001.000--18.00
 MLB2B7801261951142.967--37.04
 MLB3B280134653.922--18.96
 MLBSS19552668315162123341170.96631.5843.10

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