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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Lee Kaat
Stat Years
1957-1983  [mlb] 1959-1983
6-4 / 217
Left / Left
P (898) ... DH (1)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
1938-11-07 in Zeeland, Michigan   [81.082]
High School
Zeeland (Zeeland,MI)
Hope College (Holland, Michigan)
Signed as undrafted free agent by the in 1957
Signing Scouts
Dick Wiencek
MLB Debut
1959-08-02 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.268)
Service Time
MIN [13] PHI [4] SLN [4] CHA [3] WS1 [2] NYA [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 13531 ... retro id: kaatj101 ... mlbam id: 116803
Pitch Repertoire
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Season Batting Totals

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1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLB3641Log - Sp - Ext2149354510121021304000.
1 record(s)
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 Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. 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)

Jim Kaat Batting Log for 1980

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April 1980
1980-04-112NYATEXALL 7-11Box | PBP1689p---------------------------------------
1980-04-133NYATEXALW 9-4Box | PBP2690p---------------------------------------
1980-04-155NYACHAALL 3-4Box | PBP3691p---------------------------------------
1980-04-177NYACHAALL 6-8Box | PBP4692p---------------------------------------
1980-04-3018SLNCHNNLW 8-2Box | PBP5693p9-11----------1------------.
May 1980
1980-05-0219SLNHOUNLW 9-1Box | PBP6694p9-22----------2------------.
1980-05-0522SLNSFNNLW 9-5Box | PBP7695p---------------------------.
1980-05-0724SLNSFNNLW 12-2Box | PBP8696p9-11-----------------------.
1980-05-1026SLNLANNLL 3-5Box | PBP9697p---------------------------.
1980-05-1328SLNSDNNLL 2-3Box | PBP10698p---------------------------.
1980-05-1732SLNSFNNLL 2-4Box | PBP11699p---------------------------.
1980-05-2035SLNLANNLL 3-4Box | PBP12700p---------------------------.
1980-05-2136SLNLANNLL 3-5Box | PBP13701p---------------------------.
1980-05-2337SLNSDNNLL 0-2Box | PBP14702p---------------------------.
1980-05-2539SLNSDNNLL 5-11Box | PBP15703p---------------------------.
1980-05-2842SLNNYNNLL 5-6Box | PBP16704p---------------------------.
1980-05-3043SLNMONNLL 4-10Box | PBP17705p9111----------1------------.
June 1980
1980-06-0447SLNNYNNLW 1-0Box | PBP18706p9144----------3------------.
1980-06-0953SLNATLNLW 8-5Box | PBP19707p9133-----------------------.
1980-06-1457SLNCINNLW 4-3Box | PBP20708p9121------------1----------.
1980-06-1861SLNHOUNLL 0-3Box | PBP21709p9122----------2------------.
1980-06-2366SLNPITNLW 6-1Box | PBP22710p9143-------1--1-1----------.
1980-06-2870SLNCHNNLW 8-6Box | PBP23711p---------------------------.
July 1980
1980-07-0174SLNPITNLL 2-3Box | PBP24712p9142------------2----------.
1980-07-0579SLNPHINLW 6-1Box | PBP25713p9144-11-------1------------.
1980-07-1283SLNNYNNLW 8-6Box | PBP26714p911----------1-------------.
1980-07-1385SLNNYNNLL 4-10Box | PBP27715p---------------------------.
1980-07-1788SLNSDNNLW 15-3Box | PBP28716p91542121--1--12------------.
1980-07-2696SLNSDNNLL 3-4Box | PBP29717p---------------------------.
1980-07-2797SLNSDNNLL 2-5Box | PBP30718p---------------------------.
1980-07-31100SLNSFNNLL 4-6Box | PBP31719p---------------------------.
August 1980
1980-08-09107SLNNYNNLW 9-6Box | PBP32720p9-11-----------------------.
1980-08-10108SLNNYNNLL 1-4Box | PBP33721p---------------------------.
1980-08-12110SLNMONNLL 0-4Box | PBP34722p---------------------------.
1980-08-13111SLNMONNLW 7-5Box | PBP35723p---------------------------.
1980-08-14112SLNCHNNLW 10-9Box | PBP36724p9-11-11--------------------.
1980-08-17115SLNCHNNLL 2-6Box | PBP37725p---------------------------.
1980-08-19117SLNCINNLL 2-4Box | PBP38726p---------------------------.
1980-08-20118SLNCINNLL 3-4Box | PBP39727p---------------------------.
1980-08-24121SLNATLNLL 5-10Box | PBP40728p---------------------------.
1980-08-26123SLNHOUNLL 2-7Box | PBP41729p9111114--11----------------.
1980-08-29126SLNATLNLL 3-4Box | PBP42730p---------------------------.
September 1980
1980-09-03131SLNCINNLW 4-3Box | PBP43731p---------------------------.
1980-09-08136SLNCHNNLL 2-6Box | PBP44732p---------------------------.
1980-09-09137SLNCHNNLW 6-4Box | PBP45733p---------------------------.
1980-09-11139SLNPITNLL 1-2Box | PBP46734p---------------------------.
1980-09-12141SLNPHINLW 5-0Box | PBP47735p---------------------------.
1980-09-17146SLNCHNNLW 8-5Box | PBP48736p---------------------------.
1980-09-19147SLNMONNLW 9-8Box | PBP49737p---------------------------.
1980-09-20148SLNMONNLL 4-5Box | PBP50738p---------------------------.
1980-09-25153SLNPITNLW 10-2Box | PBP51739p9144111--------------------.
51 record(s)
Game Date Calendar date of the game Tm-Gm# Game Number of his Team Tm Team Played For Opp Opponent (Team) Lg League Result Final score of game Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) S-G# Season Game Number for Player C-G# Career Game Number for Player Pos Defensive Position Ln Lineup slot in batting order GS Games Started PA Plate Appearances AB At Bats R Runs H Hits TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HBP Hit by a Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IBB Intentional Walks GDP Grounded into Double Play Pit Pitches Str Strikes Bal Balls Fou Fouls Cal Called Strikes Sw Swing and Miss Strikes InPl Balls put in Play 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)