Kenneth
Derrickson
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 185
 
Born: March 8, 1926 in Dominican Republic
 
Awards & Accomplishments
All-Star Selections 1959    1960   
Ratings - Pitching     Help
  ERA AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1945 19 KEN SP    
1946 20 KEN SP    
1947 21 KEN SP    
1948 22 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1949 23 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1950 24 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1951 25 KEN SP $ 488,571  
1952 26 KEN SP $ 488,571  
1953 27 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1954 28 KEN SP $ 488,571  
1955 29 KEN SP $ 2,000,000  
1956 30 KEN SP $ 2,000,000  
1957 31 KEN SP $ 2,000,000  
1958 32 COT HL $ 7,500,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 7,500,000  
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 33 COT HL $ 8,000,000  
1960 34 COT HL $ 8,000,000  
1961 35 COT HL $ 8,000,000  
1962 36 COT HL $ 8,000,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 8,000,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 8,000,000  
Ratings - Batting     Help
  AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1945 19 KEN SP    
1946 20 KEN SP    
1947 21 KEN SP    
1948 22 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1949 23 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1950 24 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1951 25 KEN SP $ 488,571  
1952 26 KEN SP $ 488,571  
1953 27 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1954 28 KEN SP $ 488,571  
1955 29 KEN SP $ 2,000,000  
1956 30 KEN SP $ 2,000,000  
1957 31 KEN SP $ 2,000,000  
1958 32 COT HL $ 7,500,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 7,500,000  
                                             
  Contact Power Gap Eye Ks
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 33 COT HL $ 8,000,000  
1960 34 COT HL $ 8,000,000  
1961 35 COT HL $ 8,000,000  
1962 36 COT HL $ 8,000,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 8,000,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 8,000,000  
Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Cy Young Award or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS PWS
1945 19 AA   13 10 .565 25 25 5 0 0 182.0 200 90 31 36 181 4.45 .275 .310 .478 .788  
1946 20 AA   15 6 .714 26 26 8 3 0 204.7 176 63 24 42 273 2.77 .230 .270 .375 .644  
1947 21 AAA   6 3 .667 10 10 0 0 0 69.7 71 33 10 23 86 4.26 .265 .323 .425 .748  
    AA   7 3 .700 16 16 2 1 0 114.7 107 35 10 25 143 2.75 .241 .281 .387 .669  
1948 22 KEN SP 3 9 .250 25 25 1 1 0 137.7 124 71 25 48 101 4.64 .238 .304 .452 .756 2.4
    AAA   1 1 .500 3 3 1 0 0 25.0 23 8 1 5 38 2.88 .250 .289 .348 .636  
1949 23 KEN SP 10 12 .455 32 32 2 1 0 191.0 174 92 26 75 163 4.34 .239 .310 .399 .709 6.5
1950 24 KEN SP 7 16 .304 28 28 0 0 0 164.0 189 100 17 68 119 5.49 .285 .353 .449 .802 0.0
    AAA   2 0 1.000 2 2 0 0 0 15.3 18 6 0 3 19 3.52 .286 .318 .397 .715  
1951 25 KEN SP 2 4 .333 7 7 0 0 0 45.7 48 25 1 25 33 4.93 .273 .359 .409 .768 0.1
    AAA   6 8 .429 18 18 8 5 0 138.0 140 51 5 39 147 3.33 .265 .315 .353 .669  
1952 26 AAA   11 9 .550 25 25 3 2 0 179.3 190 65 7 66 190 3.26 .270 .333 .356 .689  
1953 27 KEN SP 5 9 .357 23 23 1 1 0 148.7 157 77 9 54 106 4.66 .271 .332 .405 .737 1.2
    AAA   4 3 .571 7 7 4 0 0 49.3 45 21 0 19 60 3.83 .242 .312 .323 .635  
1954 28 KEN SP 9 9 .500 29 29 1 0 0 194.0 179 66 1 55 123 3.06 .247 .297 .314 .611 13.4
1955 29 KEN SP 8 11 .421 31 24 3 2 2 175.7 157 67 0 85 115 3.43 .240 .329 .291 .620 11.0
1956 30 KEN SP 17 10 .630 33 33 3 2 0 233.0 202 70 1 114 144 2.70 .233 .323 .279 .602 18.5
1957 31 KEN SP 14 10 .583 33 33 3 1 0 225.0 230 92 0 94 139 3.68 .269 .343 .330 .673 11.6
1958 32 COT HL 15 13 .536 32 32 3 2 0 215.7 224 100 5 99 140 4.17 .272 .348 .338 .686 12.5
1959 33 COT HL 13 11 .542 33 33 1 1 0 217.3 210 89 4 97 134 3.69 .254 .331 .331 .662 12.8
1960 34 COT HL 16 8 .667 34 34 2 1 0 220.3 208 88 1 88 125 3.59 .251 .324 .331 .655 14.8
1961 35 COT HL 9 11 .450 32 32 1 0 0 196.0 213 89 9 71 117 4.09 .278 .338 .376 .714 7.5
1962 36 COT HL 13 11 .542 32 32 0 0 0 186.0 205 90 14 83 106 4.35 .280 .354 .394 .748 7.8
14 Years Sim 141 144 .495 404 397 21 12 2 2550.0 2520 1116 113 1056 1665 3.94 .258 .331 .357 .688 120.1
6 Years AAA 30 24 .556 65 65 16 7 0 476.7 487 184 23 155 540 3.47 .265 .322 .363 .684  
3 Years AA 35 19 .648 67 67 15 4 0 501.3 483 188 65 103 597 3.38 .249 .287 .416 .704  
9 Years Minors 65 43 .602 132 132 31 11 0 978.0 970 372 88 258 1137 3.42 .257 .304 .390 .695  
Season Average 10 10 .500 28 28 1 0 0 182.1 180 79 8 75 118 3.94 .258 .331 .357 .688  
Career Highs 17 16 .667 34 34 3 2 2 233.0 230 100 26 114 163 5.49 .285 .359 .452 .802  
Career Pitching Splits     Help
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Category W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
vs RH   1306 578 70 593 898   .248 .325 .348 .672
vs LH   1214 538 43 463 767   .270 .339 .367 .705
Home 63 87 .420 203 200 8 5 0 1313.3 1278 571 66 553 866 3.91 .254 .327 .363 .690
Away 78 57 .578 201 197 13 7 2 1236.6 1242 545 47 503 799 3.97 .264 .335 .350 .684
Mar/Apr 16 20 .444 51 51 4 3 0 313.6 322 131 13 129 192 3.76 .266 .337 .361 .698
May 24 27 .471 72 71 0 0 1 471.6 461 197 13 185 287 3.76 .259 .328 .345 .674
June 25 23 .521 71 66 5 2 1 422.3 438 194 22 174 281 4.13 .266 .337 .378 .714
July 22 21 .512 63 62 3 2 0 396.3 388 177 20 153 286 4.02 .256 .325 .355 .679
August 30 29 .508 75 75 7 4 0 487.3 465 215 23 211 303 3.97 .252 .328 .360 .689
Sep/Oct 24 24 .500 72 72 2 1 0 458.6 446 202 22 204 316 3.96 .255 .332 .343 .675
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Most Valuable Player or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
1948 22 KEN SP 25 45 4 10 2 0 1 5 0 0 0 15 .222 .222 .333 .556 3.4 0.3
1949 23 KEN SP 32 63 9 13 4 1 0 6 0 0 4 19 .206 .254 .302 .555 4.7 0.3
1950 24 KEN SP 28 53 4 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 22 .094 .109 .113 .222 -1.3 0.0
1951 25 KEN SP 7 16 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .125 .125 .125 .250 -0.3 0.0
1953 27 KEN SP 23 44 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 23 .068 .109 .091 .200 -1.6 0.0
1954 28 KEN SP 29 56 4 10 3 1 0 5 0 0 3 29 .179 .220 .268 .488 3.0 0.0
1955 29 KEN SP 31 59 2 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 26 .102 .117 .119 .235 -1.4 0.0
1956 30 KEN SP 33 75 6 9 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 41 .120 .143 .133 .276 -1.0 0.0
1957 31 KEN SP 33 68 3 10 3 0 0 4 0 0 3 28 .147 .183 .191 .374 1.4 0.0
1958 32 COT HL 32 70 5 13 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 35 .186 .208 .200 .408 2.2 0.0
1959 33 COT HL 33 71 3 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 32 .070 .070 .070 .141 -4.0 0.0
1960 34 COT HL 34 70 6 11 2 0 0 3 0 0 6 27 .157 .221 .186 .406 3.1 0.0
1961 35 COT HL 32 62 6 9 2 0 0 6 0 0 2 25 .145 .172 .177 .349 0.9 0.0
1962 36 COT HL 32 59 4 9 1 0 0 4 0 0 3 19 .153 .194 .169 .363 1.5 0.0
14 Years Sim 404 811 58 115 22 2 1 46 0 1 29 345 .142 .171 .178 .349 10.6 0.5
162 Game Average 325 23 46 8 0 0 18 0 0 11 138 .142 .171 .178 .349 4.2  
Career Highs 34 75 9 13 4 1 1 6 0 1 6 41 .222 .254 .333 .556 4.7  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   557 33 68 12 1 0 28 0 1 19 241 .122 .151 .147 .298 -3.6
vs LH   254 25 47 10 1 1 18 0 0 10 104 .185 .214 .244 .458 10.7
Home 203 388 31 61 11 1 1 21 0 1 15 149 .157 .189 .198 .387 7.8
Away 201 423 27 54 11 1 0 25 0 0 14 196 .128 .155 .158 .313 -0.7
RISP   191 0 33 6 0 0 44 0 0 7 71 .173 .200 .204 .404 5.0
Close/Late   26 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 .115 .115 .115 .231 -0.7
Mar/Apr 51 100 5 14 2 0 1 6 0 0 3 42 .140 .165 .190 .355 1.1
May 72 145 9 15 1 0 0 5 0 0 5 61 .103 .132 .110 .243 -3.1
June 71 128 13 24 5 0 0 8 0 0 5 43 .188 .218 .227 .445 4.8
July 62 121 12 20 4 1 0 11 0 0 7 48 .165 .209 .215 .424 4.1
August 75 164 12 24 8 0 0 10 0 0 7 73 .146 .181 .195 .376 2.7
Sep/Oct 72 153 7 18 2 1 0 6 0 1 2 78 .118 .129 .144 .273 -2.6
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1948 22 KEN SP P 25 25 137.7 10 17 2 1 .931 1.77    
1949 23 KEN SP P 32 32 191.0 9 20 4 1 .879 1.37    
1950 24 KEN SP P 28 28 164.0 5 23 1 2 .966 1.54    
1951 25 KEN SP P 7 7 45.7 5 8 1 1 .929 2.56    
1953 27 KEN SP P 23 23 148.7 6 16 0 1 1.000 1.33    
1954 28 KEN SP P 29 29 194.0 6 26 1 2 .970 1.48    
1955 29 KEN SP P 31 24 175.7 16 20 0 1 1.000 1.84    
1956 30 KEN SP P 33 33 233.0 13 38 6 1 .895 1.97    
1957 31 KEN SP P 33 33 225.0 11 27 3 5 .927 1.52    
1958 32 COT HL P 32 32 215.7 2 31 4 3 .892 1.38    
1959 33 COT HL P 33 33 217.3 10 35 5 1 .900 1.86    
1960 34 COT HL P 34 34 220.3 14 30 2 5 .957 1.80    
1961 35 COT HL P 32 32 196.0 16 27 2 3 .956 1.97    
1962 36 COT HL P 32 32 186.0 9 28 4 5 .902 1.79    
Career Totals   404 397 2550.0 132 346 35 32 .932 1.69    
Career Highs   34 34 233.0 16 38 6 5 1.000 2.56    
Post-Season Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
1956 30 KEN SP 0 1 .000 1 1 0 0 0 2.3 7 6 0 1 0 23.18 .538 .571 .769 1.341
1957 31 KEN SP 0 1 .000 1 1 0 0 0 2.7 9 7 0 2 0 23.68 .563 .611 .625 1.236
1960 34 COT HL 2 1 .667 4 4 0 0 0 25.3 28 12 0 12 14 4.26 .280 .357 .390 .747
1962 36 COT HL 0 0 .000 2 0 0 0 0 3.3 4 3 1 1 3 8.11 .308 .357 .538 .896
Career Post-Season Pitching 2 3 .400 8 6 0 0 0 33.7 48 28 1 16 17 7.49 .338 .405 .465 .870
Post-Season Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
1956 30 KEN SP 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
1960 34 COT HL 4 9 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 4 .222 .222 .556 .778
Career Post-Season Batting 5 10 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 4 .200 .200 .500 .700
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
ERA
1954-8-3.06
1956-4-2.70
Wins
1956-5-17
1957-9-14
1960-8-16
CAR-29-141
Losses
1950-7-16
CAR-14-144
Winning Pct
1956-10-.630
Games Started
CAR-15-397
Complete Games
1955-6-3
1956-4-3
1957-4-3
1958-7-3
1959-6-1
1960-7-2
1961-10-1
CAR-31-21
Shutouts
1948-6-1
1949-10-1
1953-8-1
1955-1-2
1956-5-2
1957-5-1
1958-3-2
1959-2-1
1960-5-1
CAR-11-12
Innings Pitched
1956-6-233.0
1957-6-225.0
1959-9-217.3
CAR-16-2550.0
Hits Allowed
1957-6-230
1958-10-224
1959-7-210
1961-10-213
CAR-13-2520
Walks Allowed
1955-5-85
1956-1-114
1957-4-94
1958-2-99
1959-3-97
1960-5-88
1961-5-71
1962-2-83
CAR-5-1056
Hits per 9IP
1955-8-8.0
1956-10-7.8
OAVG
1956-9-.233
OSLG
1954-3-.314
1955-1-.291
1956-2-.279
1957-6-.330
1958-5-.338
1959-6-.331
OOPS
1954-5-.611
1955-8-.620
1956-6-.602
       
 
   Black Ink Test: 1    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 59    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 21    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 40)
 
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History
Drafted in 7th round, 151st overall pick, by Kendall in 1945
Injured on 6/24/1947 with a Strained Back Muscle, out for one week
Had first career hit (homerun) on 4/18/1948, off Douglas Marlar (RW)
Earned first career win on 5/20/1948
Injured on 7/29/1951 with a Inflamed Back Muscle, out for one week
Injured on 6/21/1952 with a Stiff Elbow, out for 2 weeks
Injured on 4/20/1954 with a Strained Back Muscle, out for one week
Won Player of the Week award on 8/4/1956, winning 2 games with a 0.53 ERA
Signed as a free agent by Cottonwood on 2/3/1958 to a 2-year deal worth $7,500,000 per year
Was selected to the 1959 Allstar game
Was selected to the 1960 Allstar game