Kurt
Frisk
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 175
 
Born: November 7, 1927 in Red Willow
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1951    1958    1960   
Gold Glove 1958   
All-Star Selections 1945    1946    1947    1948    1949    1950    1951    1952    1953    1954    1955    1960    1961   
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
1947 19 RW SP    
1948 20 RW SP    
1949 21 RW SP    
1950 22 RW SP    
1951 23 RW SP $ 300,000  
1952 24 RW SP $ 300,000  
1953 25 RW SP $ 300,000  
1954 26 RW SP $ 5,000,000  
1955 27 RW SP $ 5,000,000  
1956 28 RW SP $ 5,000,000  
1957 29 RW SP $ 5,000,000  
1958 30 KEN SP $ 7,900,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 7,900,000  
                                             
  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 31 KEN SP $ 7,900,000  
1960 32 KEN SP $ 7,900,000  
1961 33 KEN SP $ 7,900,000  
1962 34 KEN SP $ 7,900,000  
1963 35 YAN SP $ 2,500,000  
1964 36 YAN SP $ 2,500,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 2,500,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 7,900,000  
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
1947 19 A   137 544 38 125 16 5 1 31 11 14 18 109 .230 .254 .283 .538 33.1  
1948 20 A   138 493 37 134 26 2 2 42 9 8 25 96 .272 .307 .345 .652 48.8  
1949 21 A   128 505 56 150 32 3 3 60 10 10 29 100 .297 .335 .390 .725 60.9  
1950 22 AA   17 66 7 17 5 0 0 8 2 1 4 17 .258 .300 .333 .633 6.3  
    A   121 481 73 148 33 3 3 57 5 12 43 88 .308 .365 .407 .772 65.4  
1951 23 RW SP 50 161 13 45 8 1 1 20 0 0 6 40 .280 .298 .360 .658 17.8 2.4
    AA   102 404 43 116 32 3 3 36 2 8 37 73 .287 .347 .403 .750 52.2  
1952 24 RW SP 115 253 18 67 10 3 0 16 0 0 16 48 .265 .316 .328 .644 24.4 3.1
1953 25 RW SP 154 570 65 150 31 8 7 62 3 6 34 77 .263 .310 .382 .693 61.3 6.8
1954 26 RW SP 137 547 96 155 37 8 13 62 17 11 49 17 .283 .342 .452 .794 82.4 15.2
1955 27 RW SP 156 598 108 190 46 9 23 101 13 16 56 24 .318 .375 .540 .915 105.3 21.4
1956 28 RW SP 154 651 75 179 43 9 3 56 11 13 44 56 .275 .321 .382 .704 73.5 10.8
1957 29 RW SP 134 548 93 159 33 5 4 55 20 11 46 38 .290 .349 .391 .740 71.3 12.3
1958 30 HR HL 96 349 49 112 20 5 2 38 7 7 26 30 .321 .375 .424 .799 48.6 8.5
  KEN SP 48 184 26 56 11 3 0 11 4 4 16 9 .304 .369 .397 .766 24.0 4.5
  TOT   144 533 75 168 31 8 2 49 11 11 42 39 .315 .373 .415 .788 72.7 13.0
    AAA   7 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .125 .300 .125 .425 0.5  
1959 31 KEN SP 154 571 87 164 42 6 7 63 13 18 52 35 .287 .348 .419 .766 73.7 12.6
1960 32 KEN SP 152 547 72 164 35 6 7 80 10 17 32 37 .300 .339 .424 .763 68.4 11.3
1961 33 KEN SP 152 546 71 167 40 4 3 68 13 14 37 54 .306 .356 .410 .766 74.0 12.6
1962 34 KEN SP 149 547 71 147 34 4 8 61 19 15 31 54 .269 .313 .389 .702 60.8 7.2
1963 35 YAN SP 76 126 18 29 8 0 0 4 2 1 5 19 .230 .260 .294 .553 7.6 0.0
1964 36 YAN SP 62 148 19 25 3 0 1 14 4 4 6 42 .169 .206 .209 .416 3.8 0.0
14 Years Sim 1789 6346 881 1809 401 71 79 711 136 137 456 580 .285 .336 .408 .744 797.0 128.7
1 Years AAA 7 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .125 .364 .125 .489 0.5  
2 Years AA 119 470 50 133 37 3 3 44 4 9 41 90 .283 .340 .394 .733 58.5  
4 Years A 524 2023 204 557 107 13 9 190 35 44 115 393 .275 .318 .354 .672 208.1  
7 Years Minors 650 2501 255 691 144 16 12 234 39 53 158 483 .276 .322 .361 .683 267.1  
162 Game Average 574 79 163 36 6 7 64 12 12 41 52 .285 .336 .408 .744 72.2  
Career Highs 156 651 108 190 46 9 23 101 20 18 56 77 .318 .375 .540 .915 105.3  
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   4615 637 1275 282 51 59 505 97 95 311 416 .276 .325 .398 .723 554.7
vs LH   1731 244 534 119 20 20 206 39 42 145 164 .308 .364 .435 .799 250.7
Home 892 3088 463 921 188 33 42 335 68 64 232 265 .298 .350 .421 .772 421.8
Away 897 3258 418 888 213 38 37 376 68 73 224 315 .273 .322 .395 .718 383.7
RISP   1500 0 419 86 18 19 569 0 0 134 138 .279 .335 .399 .733 197.8
Pinch Hitting   94 14 29 8 1 0 5 1 1 8 12 .309 .375 .415 .790 13.1
Close/Late   775 115 256 45 13 12 87 0 1 51 68 .330 .372 .468 .841 123.4
Mar/Apr 264 963 158 301 72 12 18 142 22 22 81 69 .313 .371 .468 .840 150.6
May 285 1061 144 299 56 11 9 104 22 30 74 89 .282 .334 .381 .715 122.6
June 288 1037 148 307 64 15 13 114 27 18 69 102 .296 .341 .424 .765 140.4
July 266 927 125 252 59 9 10 107 16 18 63 93 .272 .322 .387 .709 107.0
August 315 1083 141 307 75 11 13 126 26 27 83 102 .283 .335 .409 .744 137.9
Sep/Oct 371 1275 165 343 75 13 16 118 23 22 86 125 .269 .317 .386 .703 146.9
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF   DWS
1951 23 RW SP SS 48 47 400.3 45 133 7 18 .962 4.00   1.6
    3B 1 1 8.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.13   0.0
    2B 1 1 7.0 1 4 0 0 1.000 6.43   0.1
1952 24 RW SP SS 53 47 389.3 39 148 10 25 .949 4.32   1.7
    3B 17 8 86.3 5 25 2 2 .938 3.13   0.3
    2B 9 8 71.0 12 24 1 7 .973 4.56   0.3
    LF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1953 25 RW SP SS 153 152 1373.7 181 422 27 74 .957 3.95   6.6
1954 26 RW SP SS 131 130 1173.0 144 368 19 66 .964 3.93   4.1
    2B 4 4 31.3 6 12 0 2 1.000 5.17   0.2
    3B 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1955 27 RW SP SS 153 149 1340.3 191 439 23 89 .965 4.23   5.8
1956 28 RW SP SS 151 151 1368.0 192 481 29 99 .959 4.43   5.7
1957 29 RW SP SS 133 132 1184.3 140 456 14 68 .977 4.53   8.0
1958 30 HR HL SS 93 88 764.6 111 278 18 46 .956 4.58   2.9
    3B 1 0 2.0 0 1 0 1 1.000 4.50   0.0
  KEN SP SS 47 44 407.4 59 148 9 25 .958 4.57   2.7
    3B 1 0 1.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00   0.0
  TOT   SS 140 132 1172.0 170 426 27 71 .957 4.58   5.5
      3B 2 0 3.0 0 2 0 1 1.000 6.00   0.1
1959 31 KEN SP SS 147 147 1295.0 191 427 22 82 .966 4.29   10.5
    3B 3 0 4.3 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1960 32 KEN SP SS 143 141 1243.7 170 395 23 73 .961 4.09   9.1
    2B 5 4 38.0 4 13 1 5 .944 4.03   0.2
    3B 3 0 5.0 1 1 0 0 1.000 3.60   0.0
1961 33 KEN SP SS 150 146 1307.0 157 461 19 62 .970 4.26   5.6
    3B 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1962 34 KEN SP 2B 127 126 1047.7 195 375 15 72 .974 4.90   3.9
    SS 20 15 147.7 22 53 0 4 1.000 4.57   0.7
    RF 1 1 9.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00   0.1
    CF 1 1 8.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.25    
    3B 2 0 4.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 2.25   0.0
1963 35 YAN SP 3B 22 11 120.0 6 25 3 1 .912 2.33   0.3
    2B 17 11 106.3 27 44 1 6 .986 6.01   0.8
    SS 21 1 53.0 7 22 0 4 1.000 4.92   0.3
    RF 2 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1964 36 YAN SP 3B 28 14 161.0 11 33 4 0 .917 2.46   0.4
    2B 14 12 100.0 20 38 0 9 1.000 5.22   0.6
    SS 16 10 89.0 5 36 3 1 .932 4.15   0.4
    CF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  SS 1459 1400 12536.3 1654 4267 223 736 .964 4.25   65.9
  2B 177 166 1401.3 265 510 18 101 .977 4.98   6.1
  3B 80 34 393.7 23 88 9 4 .925 2.54   1.1
  RF 3 1 13.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.38   0.1
  CF 2 1 9.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00   0.0
  LF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
Career Totals   1722 1602 14354.3 1946 4865 250 841 .965 4.27   73.1
Career Highs   153 152 1373.7 221 481 29 99 .977 4.81    
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
1951 23 RW SP 13 43 5 12 1 3 1 8 0 0 3 12 .279 .326 .512 .838
1952 24 RW SP 0 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 1.250 1.750
1953 25 RW SP 4 17 2 7 2 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 .412 .412 .529 .941
1954 26 RW SP 4 14 3 4 1 0 1 6 0 0 2 1 .286 .333 .571 .905
1955 27 RW SP 8 34 5 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .206 .206 .206 .412
1957 29 RW SP 5 23 1 10 2 0 0 3 0 3 0 1 .435 .435 .522 .957
1958 30 KEN SP 15 59 11 20 7 0 0 7 0 2 6 6 .339 .394 .458 .852
1959 31 KEN SP 4 14 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .214 .313 .214 .527
1960 32 KEN SP 15 70 14 24 6 1 0 8 4 4 2 6 .343 .361 .457 .818
1963 35 YAN SP 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Career Post-Season Batting 69 279 43 89 19 4 3 37 5 11 15 28 .319 .350 .448 .798
Batting Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
(*) indicates hit-less at-bats added to meet minimum plate appearances.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Batting Average
1955-9-.318
Slugging Pct
1955-9-.540
XR
1955-9-105.3
At-Bats
1955-9-598
1956-3-651
CAR-48-6346
Runs
1955-4-108
Hits
1955-9-190
1956-10-179
CAR-48-1809
Total Bases
1955-4-323
Singles
1956-7-124
CAR-37-1258
Doubles
1955-4-46
1959-8-42
CAR-28-401
RBIs
1955-6-101
Caught Stealing
1954-7-11
1955-7-16
CAR-19-137
 
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 26    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 35    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 31st round, 731st overall pick, by Denton in 1945
Injured on 6/1/1949 with a Tender Shoulder, out for 1-2 weeks
Had first career hit on 7/29/1951, off Ronald Cooper (DEN)
Hit first career homerun on 9/29/1951, off Curtis Tolbert (STR)
Won Kennel Cup with Red Willow in 1951
Won Player of the Week award on 4/21/1954, hitting .455 with 3 HR, 7 RBI
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Langlade on 5/5/1954
Injured on 6/8/1954 with a Ruptured Elbow Ligament, out for 3-4 weeks
Was selected to the 1955 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 8/25/1955, hitting .455 with 2 HR, 7 RBI
Injured on 4/25/1957 with a Strained Medial Collateral Ligament, out for 3-4 weeks
Won Player of the Week award on 6/23/1957, hitting .619 with 2 HR, 3 RBI
Won Gold Glove at Shortstop in 1957
Traded from Red Willow to Hood River on 3/2/1958 (Going to HR: SS K. Frisk, P J. Wooten. Going to RW: 1B W. Richmond)
Won Player of the Week award on 4/21/1958, hitting .542 with 1 HR, 8 RBI
Had 5 hits with 0 RBI against Northampton on 6/10/1958
Traded from Hood River to Kendall on 7/31/1958 (Going to HR: P A. Blevins, SS B. Van Eyck, P T. Mesiti. Going to KEN: 2B C. Forte, SS K. Frisk)
Won Kennel Cup with Kendall in 1958
Won Gold Glove at Shortstop in 1958
Was selected to the 1960 Allstar game
Won Kennel Cup with Kendall in 1960
Was selected to the 1961 Allstar game
Signed as a free agent by Yancey on 2/3/1963 to a 2-year deal worth $2,500,000 per year