Nicholas
Kellam
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 195
 
Born: February 17, 1929 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1951    1959   
All-Star Selections 1958   
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
1948 19 RW SP    
1949 20 RW SP $ 300,000  
1950 21 RW SP $ 300,000  
1951 22 RW SP $ 300,000  
1952 23 RW SP $ 3,786,429  
1953 24 RW SP $ 4,641,429  
1954 25 RW SP $ 5,102,857  
1955 26 RW SP $ 8,000,000  
1956 27 RW SP $ 8,000,000  
1957 28 RW SP $ 8,000,000  
1958 29 RW SP $ 8,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 8,000,000  
                                             
  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 30 RW SP $ 5,000,000  
1960 31 RW SP $ 5,000,000  
1961 32 RW SP $ 5,000,000  
1962 33 RW SP $ 4,000,000  
1963 34 RW SP $ 4,000,000  
1964 35 MC HL $ 6,300,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 4,000,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 6,300,000  
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
1948 19 A   138 507 90 150 20 3 14 55 31 14 64 133 .296 .375 .430 .805 82.8  
1949 20 RW SP 3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 0.4 0.0
    A   122 460 80 146 32 8 15 84 28 14 66 110 .317 .403 .520 .923 91.3  
1950 21 RW SP 69 118 21 29 4 1 4 13 8 4 8 25 .246 .291 .398 .690 13.5 1.2
    AAA   30 116 21 35 9 1 4 18 8 3 10 23 .302 .357 .500 .857 19.9  
1951 22 RW SP 146 518 58 122 19 14 16 82 14 8 25 152 .236 .272 .419 .691 55.8 7.6
1952 23 RW SP 156 663 112 194 32 9 25 79 48 11 29 160 .293 .321 .481 .802 103.2 21.3
1953 24 RW SP 154 649 131 202 21 10 36 114 65 36 52 153 .311 .363 .541 .903 120.1 22.0
1954 25 RW SP 121 460 87 134 29 7 25 90 43 18 41 76 .291 .345 .548 .893 85.3 16.5
1955 26 RW SP 157 597 97 171 34 12 27 102 40 19 42 93 .286 .329 .519 .848 98.7 18.1
1956 27 RW SP 155 590 104 174 35 14 23 108 39 19 65 93 .295 .362 .519 .881 106.3 22.4
1957 28 RW SP 156 587 101 166 32 9 28 135 57 21 71 95 .283 .356 .511 .867 108.9 22.0
1958 29 RW SP 155 631 94 171 33 13 12 76 75 28 46 118 .271 .322 .422 .744 88.8 14.4
1959 30 RW SP 149 524 113 150 32 7 21 85 59 17 39 116 .286 .335 .494 .829 87.2 17.2
1960 31 RW SP 134 465 88 124 31 7 14 49 69 14 36 96 .267 .321 .454 .775 71.5 12.7
1961 32 RW SP 149 528 82 142 29 6 24 83 60 14 41 110 .269 .322 .483 .805 82.6 15.4
1962 33 RW SP 154 550 80 144 25 12 25 90 51 16 27 111 .262 .299 .487 .787 80.9 12.3
1963 34 RW SP 139 516 76 132 24 13 26 98 42 8 35 113 .256 .301 .504 .805 81.4 14.7
1964 35 MC HL 148 484 81 116 23 9 25 91 19 12 37 121 .240 .291 .479 .771 67.5 8.2
16 Years Sim 2145 7884 1325 2172 403 143 331 1295 690 245 594 1633 .275 .325 .489 .814 1251.8 226.0
1 Years AAA 30 116 21 35 9 1 4 18 8 3 10 23 .302 .357 .500 .857 19.9  
2 Years A 260 967 170 296 52 11 29 139 59 28 130 243 .306 .387 .473 .860 174.1  
3 Years Minors 290 1083 191 331 61 12 33 157 67 31 140 266 .306 .384 .476 .859 194.0  
162 Game Average 595 100 164 30 10 24 97 52 18 44 123 .275 .325 .489 .814 94.5  
Career Highs 157 663 131 202 35 14 36 135 75 36 71 160 .311 .363 .548 .903 120.1  
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   5988 1048 1689 327 106 273 1010 549 188 460 1208 .282 .332 .509 .841 1012.7
vs LH   1896 277 483 76 37 58 285 141 57 134 425 .255 .304 .426 .730 249.8
Home 1054 3777 645 1075 193 55 168 619 363 116 284 767 .285 .334 .498 .832 633.0
Away 1090 4107 680 1097 210 88 163 676 326 129 310 866 .267 .317 .480 .798 629.3
RISP   2010 0 585 107 39 81 901 0 0 190 420 .291 .345 .504 .849 341.0
Pinch Hitting   181 31 40 6 0 10 32 9 6 9 41 .221 .257 .420 .676 19.9
Close/Late   941 168 251 44 17 40 158 0 1 93 199 .267 .333 .477 .810 147.0
Mar/Apr 339 1234 237 355 70 24 65 232 107 35 101 232 .288 .341 .541 .882 225.0
May 367 1366 243 399 66 25 63 227 138 45 91 278 .292 .336 .515 .851 235.3
June 360 1300 220 348 72 22 56 220 107 38 102 309 .268 .320 .486 .806 204.7
July 323 1192 197 331 63 20 37 178 125 39 94 237 .278 .330 .457 .787 184.3
August 357 1336 205 360 72 35 51 214 89 41 89 283 .269 .314 .490 .804 202.1
Sep/Oct 399 1456 223 379 60 17 59 224 124 47 117 294 .260 .314 .446 .761 211.0
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
1949 20 RW SP LF 1 1 6.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1950 21 RW SP LF 31 24 225.3 47 0 1 0 .979 1.88   0.4
    3B 1 0 1.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00   0.0
    CF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1951 22 RW SP LF 130 127 1132.3 293 9 5 4 .984 2.40   6.7
    1B 1 0 2.0 3 0 0 1 1.000 13.50   0.0
1952 23 RW SP LF 152 148 1323.7 286 6 3 2 .990 1.99   3.4
1953 24 RW SP LF 151 147 1370.0 281 7 4 2 .986 1.89   4.3
    SS 1 0 5.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.80   0.0
1954 25 RW SP LF 119 118 1062.7 239 2 4 0 .984 2.04   4.3
1955 26 RW SP LF 156 148 1329.3 309 12 6 5 .982 2.17   4.6
1956 27 RW SP LF 154 150 1361.0 256 3 7 0 .974 1.71   3.1
1957 28 RW SP LF 155 150 1351.7 241 13 3 4 .988 1.69   4.5
1958 29 RW SP LF 152 148 1339.0 292 7 3 4 .990 2.01   5.3
1959 30 RW SP LF 124 123 1071.3 188 5 5 1 .975 1.62   1.8
    RF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1960 31 RW SP LF 116 113 947.0 151 6 2 0 .987 1.49   1.8
    SS 1 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50   0.0
    CF 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
    1B 1 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 18.00   0.0
    RF 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00    
1961 32 RW SP LF 135 119 1069.7 202 5 6 3 .972 1.74   2.4
    SS 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1962 33 RW SP LF 126 125 1107.7 270 7 8 0 .972 2.25   3.2
    RF 2 0 4.0 1 1 0 0 1.000 4.50    
1963 34 RW SP LF 133 118 1088.0 231 10 6 1 .976 1.99   3.0
1964 35 MC HL 1B 119 113 979.0 956 59 3 76 .997 9.33   2.2
    LF 8 7 56.0 17 0 0 0 1.000 2.73   0.2
  LF 1843 1766 15840.6 3303 92 63 26 .982 1.93   49.1
  1B 121 113 982.0 961 59 3 77 .997 9.35   2.3
  SS 3 0 9.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00   0.0
  RF 4 0 6.0 2 1 0 0 1.000 4.50    
  CF 3 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
  3B 1 0 1.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00   0.0
Career Totals   1975 1879 16841.6 4268 153 66 103 .985 2.36   51.4
Career Highs   156 150 1375.0 973 59 8 76 .997 8.97    
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
1950 21 RW SP 3 13 3 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 5 .231 .231 .538 .769
1951 22 RW SP 13 56 15 20 4 0 3 11 8 1 3 11 .357 .383 .589 .973
1952 23 RW SP 5 22 3 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 7 .227 .261 .227 .488
1953 24 RW SP 4 17 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 .235 .278 .294 .572
1954 25 RW SP 4 15 2 5 0 0 1 2 2 0 1 2 .333 .375 .533 .908
1955 26 RW SP 8 30 5 7 0 1 1 5 3 1 4 8 .233 .324 .400 .724
1957 28 RW SP 5 19 4 7 0 0 2 3 3 2 2 1 .368 .429 .684 1.113
1959 30 RW SP 14 51 15 17 4 1 2 8 4 4 5 11 .333 .393 .569 .961
1960 31 RW SP 5 19 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 1 1 3 .105 .143 .263 .406
1961 32 RW SP 4 19 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .158 .158 .211 .368
1962 33 RW SP 10 33 8 11 5 0 1 4 5 1 6 6 .333 .436 .576 1.012
1963 34 RW SP 5 20 2 6 1 0 1 3 0 2 1 2 .300 .333 .500 .833
Career Post-Season Batting 80 314 61 90 17 2 13 44 25 12 25 62 .287 .337 .478 .815
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.
Slugging Pct
1953-9-.541
1954-8-.548
1963-10-.504
OPS
1953-10-.903
1954-8-.893
XR
1952-6-103.2
1953-4-120.1
1956-7-106.3
1957-7-108.9
CAR-16-1251.8
Games
1955-8-157
CAR-18-2145
At-Bats
1952-1-663
1953-1-649
1958-3-631
CAR-10-7884
Runs
1952-1-112
1953-2-131
1956-7-104
1957-9-101
1959-4-113
CAR-7-1325
Hits
1952-2-194
1953-2-202
CAR-16-2172
Total Bases
1952-2-319
1953-3-351
1955-9-310
1956-8-306
1957-9-300
CAR-9-3854
Singles
1952-7-128
1953-8-135
CAR-31-1295
Doubles
CAR-26-403
Triples
1951-1-14
1953-8-10
1955-4-12
1956-3-14
1958-3-13
1962-1-12
1963-1-13
1964-4-9
CAR-2-143
Homeruns
1953-3-36
1957-9-28
1961-10-24
1963-9-26
CAR-16-331
RBIs
1953-4-114
1955-5-102
1956-4-108
1957-1-135
CAR-7-1295
Stolen Bases
1952-2-48
1953-1-65
1954-7-43
1956-10-39
1957-3-57
1958-1-75
1959-5-59
1960-4-69
1961-3-60
1962-8-51
1963-6-42
CAR-1-690
Caught Stealing
1951-8-8
1952-9-11
1953-1-36
1954-2-18
1955-3-19
1956-3-19
1957-6-21
1958-1-28
CAR-3-245
Strikeouts
1951-6-152
1952-3-160
1953-9-153
CAR-7-1633
   
 
   Black Ink Test: 16    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 96    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 42    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 1st round, 14th overall pick, by Red Willow in 1948
Injured on 5/28/1948 with a Bruised Foot, out for 3 days
Injured on 6/23/1948 with a Bruised Neck, out for 3 days
Had first career hit on 7/11/1949, off William Ivy (HIN)
Hit first career homerun on 6/18/1950, off Howard Easterling (YAN)
Won Kennel Cup with Red Willow in 1951
Won Gold Glove at Leftfield in 1951.Was selected to the 1952 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 5/12/1953, hitting .414 with 4 HR, 9 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 6/2/1953, hitting .407 with 4 HR, 9 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 6/16/1953, hitting .483 with 2 HR, 6 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 7/1/1953, hitting .355 with 6 HR, 17 RBI
Was selected to the 1953 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 7/21/1953, hitting .636 with 3 HR, 9 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 6/23/1954, hitting .545 with 2 HR, 7 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 9/8/1954, hitting .455 with 2 HR, 6 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 10/1/1954, hitting .383 with 7 HR, 24 RBI
Had 5 hits with 0 RBI against Yancey on 6/16/1955
Was selected to the 1956 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 9/22/1956, hitting .500 with 2 HR, 9 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 5/5/1957, hitting .500 with 3 HR, 7 RBI
Drove in 7 runs against Redsand on 6/30/1957
Was selected to the 1957 Allstar game
Drove in 6 runs against Stratford on 9/14/1957
Drove in 6 runs against Stratford on 9/14/1957
Hit for the cycle against Oakton on 5/28/1958
Had 6 hits with 6 RBI against Oakton on 5/28/1958
Won Player of the Week award on 6/2/1958, hitting .556 with 3 HR, 12 RBI
Was selected to the 1958 Allstar game
Had 5 hits with 6 RBI against Stratford on 9/23/1959
Won Batter of the Month award on 10/1/1959, hitting .367 with 7 HR, 21 RBI
Won Kennel Cup with Red Willow in 1959
Hit for the cycle against Twin Falls on 8/19/1960
Hit 3 homeruns against Kendall, driving in 4 runs on 6/25/1962
Had 2000th career hit on 7/6/1963, off Harold Adrian (LAN)
Signed as a free agent by Murray Creek on 2/3/1964 to a 2-year deal worth $6,300,000 per year
Won Player of the Week award on 6/28/1964, hitting .500 with 3 HR, 13 RBI