Robert
Kennon
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 170
 
Born: August 23, 1927 in Usa
 
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
1947 19 SP SP    
1948 20 SP SP    
1949 21 SP SP    
1950 22 SP SP    
1951 23 SP SP $ 300,000  
1952 24 SP SP $ 300,000  
1953 25 SP SP $ 300,000  
1954 26 SP SP $ 2,320,714  
1955 27 SP SP $ 3,053,572  
1956 28 HIN SP $ 3,053,572  
1957 29 SP SP $ 1,700,000  
1958 30 SP SP $ 1,700,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 3,053,572  
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 31 TF SP $ 3,500,000  
1960 32 TF SP $ 3,500,000  
1961 33 TF SP $ 3,500,000  
1962 34 TF SP $ 3,500,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 3,500,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 3,500,000  
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
1947 19 SP SP    
1948 20 SP SP    
1949 21 SP SP    
1950 22 SP SP    
1951 23 SP SP $ 300,000  
1952 24 SP SP $ 300,000  
1953 25 SP SP $ 300,000  
1954 26 SP SP $ 2,320,714  
1955 27 SP SP $ 3,053,572  
1956 28 HIN SP $ 3,053,572  
1957 29 SP SP $ 1,700,000  
1958 30 SP SP $ 1,700,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 3,053,572  
                                             
  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 TF SP $ 3,500,000  
1960 32 TF SP $ 3,500,000  
1961 33 TF SP $ 3,500,000  
1962 34 TF SP $ 3,500,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 3,500,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 3,500,000  
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
1947 19 A   7 8 .467 23 23 0 0 0 127.0 157 67 11 39 86 4.75 .300 .348 .483 .831  
1948 20 A   9 8 .529 25 25 0 0 0 144.3 171 83 17 33 134 5.18 .292 .330 .491 .821  
1949 21 A   8 11 .421 26 26 1 1 0 151.3 166 77 15 34 152 4.58 .272 .311 .444 .755  
1950 22 AAA   0 0 .000 1 1 0 0 0 7.3 4 1 0 1 14 1.23 .154 .185 .192 .377  
    AA   7 1 .875 13 13 0 0 0 83.3 58 20 8 16 104 2.16 .192 .233 .325 .557  
    A   4 4 .500 10 10 1 1 0 67.0 53 25 7 9 88 3.36 .209 .236 .386 .622  
1951 23 SP SP 8 5 .615 29 12 0 0 2 88.0 80 46 17 39 82 4.70 .238 .322 .464 .786 4.2
    AAA   4 0 1.000 5 5 0 0 0 30.3 25 10 5 6 44 2.97 .216 .254 .431 .685  
1952 24 SP SP 7 11 .389 26 26 0 0 0 130.0 115 68 22 55 111 4.71 .243 .322 .481 .803 3.8
1953 25 SP SP 6 5 .545 27 20 0 0 0 108.3 99 50 20 25 97 4.15 .244 .292 .475 .767 6.7
1954 26 SP SP 14 8 .636 35 35 0 0 0 223.7 203 87 30 21 189 3.50 .238 .260 .450 .709 15.8
1955 27 SP SP 9 12 .429 32 32 1 0 0 184.3 184 87 31 14 142 4.25 .257 .274 .500 .774 7.8
1956 28 SP SP 2 7 .222 14 11 1 0 0 55.3 67 40 12 10 50 6.51 .296 .329 .549 .878 0.0
  HIN SP 5 4 .556 12 10 0 0 0 67.7 81 32 14 14 56 4.26 .293 .331 .533 .864 3.7
  TOT   7 11 .389 26 21 1 0 0 123.0 148 72 26 24 106 5.27 .295 .330 .540 .870 3.7
    AAA   1 1 .500 2 2 0 0 0 13.0 14 7 3 2 24 4.85 .275 .302 .510 .812  
1957 29 SP SP 7 9 .438 29 29 0 0 0 173.3 175 89 31 25 131 4.62 .258 .289 .487 .776 5.4
1958 30 SP SP 0 3 .000 8 4 0 0 0 24.7 32 21 7 8 19 7.66 .302 .348 .604 .952 0.0
    AAA   9 5 .643 18 18 3 1 0 126.7 112 33 4 11 181 2.34 .233 .250 .324 .574  
1959 31 TF SP 4 2 .667 12 12 0 0 0 78.7 70 31 12 11 37 3.55 .238 .265 .408 .673 4.6
    AAA   9 7 .563 21 21 2 2 0 143.0 133 43 13 28 156 2.71 .244 .281 .353 .634  
1960 32 TF SP 12 11 .522 28 28 0 0 0 163.3 175 85 27 37 108 4.68 .269 .310 .466 .776 7.0
1961 33 TF SP 16 9 .640 31 31 1 1 0 189.7 172 76 31 37 131 3.61 .240 .281 .423 .705 11.5
1962 34 TF SP 6 10 .375 42 19 0 0 0 134.7 154 80 18 34 76 5.35 .285 .330 .460 .790 2.4
12 Years Sim 96 96 .500 325 269 3 1 2 1621.6 1607 792 272 330 1229 4.40 .256 .296 .472 .768 73.0
5 Years AAA 23 13 .639 47 47 5 3 0 320.3 288 94 25 48 419 2.64 .236 .265 .352 .618  
1 Years AA 7 1 .875 13 13 0 0 0 83.3 58 20 8 16 104 2.16 .192 .233 .325 .557  
4 Years A 28 31 .475 84 84 2 2 0 489.7 547 252 50 115 460 4.63 .277 .317 .461 .778  
10 Years Minors 58 45 .563 144 144 7 5 0 893.3 893 366 83 179 983 3.69 .256 .292 .411 .703  
Season Average 8 8 .500 27 22 0 0 0 135.1 133 66 22 27 102 4.40 .256 .296 .472 .768  
Career Highs 16 12 .667 42 35 1 1 2 223.7 203 89 31 55 189 7.66 .302 .348 .604 .952  
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   850 413 132 171 627   .248 .283 .453 .736
vs LH   757 379 140 159 602   .267 .305 .495 .800
Home 51 49 .510 167 139 1 1 0 839.0 885 455 160 177 644 4.88 .270 .307 .503 .810
Away 45 47 .489 158 130 2 0 2 782.6 722 337 112 153 585 3.88 .241 .278 .438 .716
Mar/Apr 17 17 .500 54 46 2 1 1 276.0 273 141 54 55 205 4.60 .254 .290 .484 .774
May 13 21 .382 57 43 0 0 1 262.0 263 134 37 59 205 4.60 .261 .302 .455 .757
June 20 16 .556 53 46 0 0 0 271.6 259 127 50 51 209 4.21 .249 .284 .486 .770
July 15 14 .517 46 40 0 0 0 223.6 219 110 34 60 169 4.43 .253 .302 .450 .752
August 13 15 .464 55 44 1 0 0 280.6 290 146 52 51 199 4.68 .265 .297 .495 .792
Sep/Oct 18 13 .581 60 50 0 0 0 307.6 303 134 45 54 242 3.92 .255 .287 .458 .745
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 20 A   6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.4  
1949 21 A   8 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1  
1951 23 SP SP 29 25 5 7 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 9 .280 .308 .320 .628 2.6 0.5
1952 24 SP SP 26 42 4 8 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 18 .190 .190 .262 .452 1.3 0.0
1953 25 SP SP 29 32 3 7 2 1 1 3 1 0 0 10 .219 .212 .438 .650 3.7 0.2
1954 26 SP SP 36 79 10 14 2 2 1 9 0 1 3 38 .177 .205 .291 .496 4.1 0.0
1955 27 SP SP 33 55 2 6 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 30 .109 .107 .182 .289 -0.1 0.0
1956 28 SP SP 15 15 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.1 0.0
  HIN SP 12 22 4 5 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 6 .227 .261 .227 .488 1.2 0.0
  TOT   27 37 4 8 0 0 0 3 1 2 1 14 .216 .237 .216 .453 1.3 0.0
1957 29 SP SP 30 53 4 9 1 0 0 3 1 2 2 26 .170 .200 .189 .389 0.9 0.0
1958 30 SP SP 9 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 -0.1 0.0
    AAA   8 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.3  
1959 31 TF SP 12 26 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 14 .077 .077 .115 .192 -1.0 0.0
1960 32 TF SP 28 56 10 12 5 0 0 1 2 1 3 23 .214 .254 .304 .558 4.0 0.0
1961 33 TF SP 32 62 7 8 3 1 0 2 0 1 1 26 .129 .143 .210 .353 -0.1 0.0
1962 34 TF SP 42 35 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 18 .029 .056 .029 .084 -2.7 0.0
12 Years Sim 333 507 49 83 18 6 2 28 6 8 12 228 .164 .182 .235 .417 14.1 0.7
1 Years AAA 8 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.3  
2 Years A 14 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.5  
3 Years Minors 22 5 6 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 -0.2  
162 Game Average 246 23 40 8 2 0 13 2 3 5 110 .164 .182 .235 .417 6.8  
Career Highs 42 79 10 14 5 2 1 9 2 2 3 38 .280 .308 .438 .650 4.1  
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   357 36 58 10 5 2 19 3 7 8 160 .162 .180 .235 .416 8.1
vs LH   150 13 25 8 1 0 9 3 1 4 68 .167 .186 .233 .419 4.4
Home 171 250 32 50 9 5 2 19 4 5 6 108 .200 .218 .300 .518 13.5
Away 159 257 17 33 9 1 0 9 2 3 6 120 .128 .147 .171 .318 -1.0
RISP   127 0 20 1 2 0 24 0 0 4 56 .157 .179 .197 .376 2.4
Close/Late   9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.9
Mar/Apr 56 87 11 17 4 2 1 3 0 3 2 42 .195 .213 .322 .535 4.4
May 61 85 5 15 3 0 0 3 2 2 0 42 .176 .174 .212 .386 1.2
June 54 83 14 16 3 1 0 6 2 2 4 32 .193 .230 .253 .483 3.8
July 46 71 3 9 3 0 0 4 1 0 1 29 .127 .139 .169 .308 -0.3
August 55 89 7 13 3 2 0 6 1 1 5 42 .146 .191 .225 .416 2.5
Sep/Oct 61 92 9 13 2 1 1 6 0 0 0 41 .141 .138 .217 .356 0.8
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1951 23 SP SP P 29 12 88.0 2 10 0 1 1.000 1.23    
1952 24 SP SP P 26 26 130.0 5 13 0 0 1.000 1.25    
1953 25 SP SP P 27 20 108.3 1 12 0 0 1.000 1.08    
1954 26 SP SP P 35 35 223.7 9 26 0 1 1.000 1.41    
1955 27 SP SP P 32 32 184.3 5 30 0 1 1.000 1.71    
1956 28 SP SP P 14 11 55.3 3 7 1 0 .909 1.63    
  HIN SP P 12 10 67.7 3 9 1 1 .923 1.60    
  TOT   P 26 21 123.0 6 16 2 1 .917 1.61    
1957 29 SP SP P 29 29 173.3 7 13 3 1 .870 1.04    
1958 30 SP SP P 8 4 24.7 3 2 0 0 1.000 1.82    
1959 31 TF SP P 12 12 78.7 1 13 0 0 1.000 1.60    
1960 32 TF SP P 28 28 163.3 7 18 2 2 .926 1.38    
1961 33 TF SP P 31 31 189.7 17 17 0 2 1.000 1.61    
1962 34 TF SP P 42 19 134.7 8 15 1 1 .958 1.54    
Career Totals   325 269 1621.6 71 185 8 10 .970 1.42    
Career Highs   42 35 223.7 17 30 3 2 1.000 1.82    
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
1954 26 SP SP 0 1 .000 2 2 0 0 0 7.7 16 9 3 2 8 10.57 .444 .474 .833 1.307
Career Post-Season Pitching 0 1 .000 2 2 0 0 0 7.7 16 9 3 2 8 10.57 .444 .474 .833 1.307
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
1954 26 SP SP 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Career Post-Season Batting 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Wins
1961-3-16
Winning Pct
1954-9-.636
Games Started
1954-7-35
Complete Games
1961-10-1
Shutouts
1961-8-1
Homeruns Allowed
1954-7-30
1955-4-31
1956-8-26
1957-3-31
1960-6-27
1961-1-31
CAR-16-272
Walks per 9IP
1954-1-0.8
1955-1-0.7
1957-10-1.3
WHiP
1954-5-1.00
1955-6-1.07
1961-10-1.10
OOBP
1954-5-.260
1955-7-.274
1961-8-.281
     
 
   Black Ink Test: 4    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 17    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
 
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History
Drafted in 27th round, 645th overall pick, by St. Bernard in 1945
Had first career hit on 4/3/1945, off Dennis Silvestre (WAS)
Injured on 6/6/1949 with a Tight Shoulder, out for 5 days
Injured on 8/31/1949 with a Stiff Shoulder, out for 4 days
Injured on 7/24/1950 with a Strained Back, out for 3 weeks
Earned first career win on 4/13/1951
Had first career hit on 5/26/1951, off Larry Sievers (LAN)
Injured on 9/23/1952 with a Pulled Elbow Ligament, out for 3 weeks
Hit first career homerun on 4/2/1953, off Peter Koster (OAK)
Injured on 7/24/1953 with a Ruptured Tricep Tendon, out for 9 weeks
Traded from Seneca Point to Hinsdale on 6/11/1956 (Going to HIN: P R. Kennon, 2B M. Yeddo. Going to SP: LF S. Michels)
Injured on 9/17/1956 with a Bone Chips Elbow, out for 6 weeks
Signed as a free agent by Seneca Point on 2/19/1957 to a 3-year deal worth $1,700,000 per year
Injured on 6/29/1958 with a Sore Back, out for one week
Injured on 5/9/1959 with a Pulled Elbow Ligament, out for one week
Injured on 7/23/1959 with a Sore Shoulder, out for 4 days
Traded from Seneca Point to Twin Falls on 7/31/1959 (Going to SP: RF Steven Fiala, SS David Forsythe, P Terence Salcedo. Going to TF: P Ernest Blind, P Robert Kennon, P Gilbert Trumbo)
Injured on 9/6/1959 with a Strained Elbow Ligament, out for one week
Pitched NO-HITTER against Yancey on 4/16/1961, striking out 7
Injured on 6/19/1961 with a Strained Elbow Ligament, out for one week