Jessie
Kilgo
 
Nickname: Ghost
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 205
 
Born: November 16, 1930 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Rookie of the Year 1946    1947    1948    1949    1950    1951    1952    1953    1954    1955   
Gold Glove 1962   
All-Star Selections 1960   
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
1954 23 STR SP    
1955 24 STR SP $ 300,000  
1956 25 STR SP $ 300,000  
1957 26 STR SP $ 300,000  
1958 27 STR SP $ 3,500,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 3,500,000  
                                             
  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 28 STR SP $ 3,500,000  
1960 29 STR SP $ 3,500,000  
1961 30 STR SP $ 3,500,000  
1962 31 KIN HL $ 7,000,000  
1963 32 KIN HL $ 7,000,000  
1964 33 KIN HL $ 7,000,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 3,500,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 7,000,000  
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
1954 23 AAA   84 311 50 69 10 1 10 40 7 3 46 84 .222 .322 .357 .679 39.3  
1955 24 STR SP 121 459 84 140 30 5 34 118 4 3 43 126 .305 .363 .614 .977 93.2 20.5
    AAA   34 124 25 40 9 1 9 30 6 3 36 30 .323 .475 .629 1.104 35.3  
1956 25 STR SP 154 598 107 183 44 4 30 106 13 1 63 167 .306 .370 .543 .914 115.5 24.9
1957 26 STR SP 157 569 98 160 37 8 22 80 23 3 74 157 .281 .366 .490 .856 99.7 18.4
1958 27 STR SP 157 631 108 170 35 8 20 52 40 6 61 164 .269 .334 .445 .780 98.6 19.3
1959 28 STR SP 144 550 81 143 25 6 21 51 49 16 72 158 .260 .346 .442 .787 88.0 16.9
1960 29 STR SP 155 554 90 162 28 7 24 99 51 7 89 162 .292 .388 .498 .886 112.7 26.6
1961 30 STR SP 143 498 82 123 34 4 13 62 38 6 93 149 .247 .364 .410 .774 83.8 15.8
1962 31 KIN HL 149 502 73 134 22 7 23 92 25 4 65 135 .267 .351 .476 .827 84.8 17.0
1963 32 KIN HL 153 448 64 116 24 1 12 60 32 7 61 129 .259 .346 .397 .743 67.0 9.4
1964 33 KIN HL 119 454 77 123 27 4 20 52 37 5 47 132 .271 .341 .480 .821 79.2 16.6
10 Years Sim 1452 5263 864 1454 306 54 219 772 312 58 668 1479 .276 .357 .480 .837 922.7 185.4
2 Years AAA 118 435 75 109 19 2 19 70 13 6 82 114 .251 .368 .434 .802 74.6  
162 Game Average 587 96 162 34 6 24 86 34 6 74 165 .276 .357 .480 .837 102.9  
Career Highs 157 631 108 183 44 8 34 118 51 16 93 167 .306 .388 .614 .977 115.5  
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   3781 657 1113 236 36 170 592 232 44 507 1002 .294 .377 .511 .888 731.6
vs LH   1482 207 341 70 18 49 180 80 14 161 477 .230 .306 .401 .707 196.8
Home 722 2563 390 668 143 25 94 325 152 28 326 744 .261 .344 .446 .790 414.6
Away 730 2700 474 786 163 29 125 447 160 30 342 735 .291 .370 .512 .882 513.8
RISP   1315 0 365 65 11 66 538 0 0 183 368 .278 .361 .494 .856 235.8
Pinch Hitting   103 22 28 7 0 4 16 6 0 14 23 .272 .356 .456 .812 17.9
Close/Late   635 104 165 32 9 27 99 0 0 102 185 .260 .361 .466 .827 109.3
Mar/Apr 204 770 133 208 48 10 26 109 40 6 100 214 .270 .353 .460 .813 129.7
May 253 948 148 268 56 7 47 151 57 13 109 263 .283 .355 .505 .860 172.2
June 248 871 125 238 53 8 25 109 53 14 128 258 .273 .368 .439 .806 146.3
July 213 792 138 221 40 6 39 146 50 9 109 217 .279 .365 .492 .857 147.6
August 250 878 139 254 54 6 39 133 59 7 100 236 .289 .361 .498 .859 161.3
Sep/Oct 284 1004 181 265 55 17 43 124 53 9 122 291 .264 .344 .481 .825 171.4
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF RSA RTO RTO% PB DWS
1955 24 STR SP RF 119 114 1028.7 268 7 6 2 .979 2.41 0 0 .000 0 3.9
1956 25 STR SP RF 154 148 1346.7 338 2 7 2 .980 2.27 0 0 .000 0 4.6
1957 26 STR SP RF 149 140 1282.7 289 8 5 1 .983 2.08 0 0 .000 0 2.8
    LF 7 7 58.7 15 1 1 0 .941 2.45 0 0 .000 0  
    CF 1 1 9.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 0 0 .000 0  
1958 27 STR SP RF 154 143 1314.7 303 7 2 1 .994 2.12 0 0 .000 0 3.1
1959 28 STR SP RF 141 132 1188.0 266 12 6 4 .979 2.11 0 0 .000 0 1.9
1960 29 STR SP RF 151 146 1310.3 342 7 1 3 .997 2.40 0 0 .000 0 2.8
1961 30 STR SP RF 143 138 1232.0 263 6 3 3 .989 1.97 0 0 .000 0 1.7
1962 31 KIN HL RF 140 131 1168.7 290 7 3 1 .990 2.29 0 0 .000 0 1.2
    3B 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1963 32 KIN HL RF 120 109 984.7 228 6 9 2 .963 2.14 0 0 .000 0 2.6
    C 4 4 35.0 25 2 1 0 .964 6.94 7 2 .286 1 0.1
    CF 1 1 9.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 0 0 .000 0  
1964 33 KIN HL RF 118 110 969.3 205 2 0 0 1.000 1.92 0 0 .000 0 0.9
  RF 1389 1311 11825.6 2792 64 42 19 .986 2.17 0 0 .000 0 25.7
  LF 7 7 58.7 15 1 1 0 .941 2.45 0 0 .000 0  
  C 4 4 35.0 25 2 1 0 .964 6.94 7 2 .286 1 0.1
  CF 2 2 18.0 6 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 0 0 .000 0  
  3B 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Career Totals   1403 1324 11938.3 2838 67 44 19 .985 2.19 7 2 .286 1 25.8
Career Highs   157 148 1350.3 342 12 10 4 1.000 2.41 7 2 .286 1  
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
1955 24 STR SP 3 13 1 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 6 .154 .154 .462 .615
1956 25 STR SP 10 38 7 14 2 1 2 8 2 0 4 13 .368 .432 .632 1.063
Career Post-Season Batting 13 51 8 16 3 1 3 10 2 0 4 19 .314 .368 .588 .957
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
1956-10-.306
On-Base Pct
1960-10-.388
Slugging Pct
1955-1-.614
1956-6-.543
OPS
1955-2-.977
1956-6-.914
1960-10-.886
XR
1956-4-115.5
1960-7-112.7
Games
1958-7-157
At-Bats
1956-9-598
1958-3-631
Runs
1956-4-107
1958-5-108
Hits
1956-8-183
Total Bases
1956-2-325
Homeruns
1955-3-34
1956-5-30
RBIs
1955-2-118
1956-6-106
1960-8-99
Stolen Bases
1958-10-40
1959-9-49
CAR-34-312
Walks
1957-9-74
1960-5-89
1961-2-93
Strikeouts
1956-2-167
1957-7-157
1958-5-164
1959-7-158
1960-3-162
1961-7-149
CAR-18-1479
     
 
   Black Ink Test: 3    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 52    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 32    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 1st round, 1st overall pick, by Stratford in 1954
Had first career hit on 5/11/1955, off Larry Sievers (LAN)
Hit first career homerun on 5/15/1955, off Jay Mcguinness (TF)
Won Player of the Week award on 7/28/1955, hitting .407 with 4 HR, 12 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 9/1/1955, hitting .337 with 9 HR, 29 RBI
Drove in 6 runs against Denton on 9/21/1955
Won Rookie of the Year in 1955, hitting .305 with 34 HR, 118 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 5/12/1956, hitting .522 with 2 HR, 7 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 5/19/1956, hitting .379 with 5 HR, 12 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 6/1/1956, hitting .390 with 8 HR, 26 RBI
Was selected to the 1956 Allstar game
Drove in 6 runs against Langlade on 5/17/1957
Was selected to the 1960 Allstar game
Injured on 8/11/1961 with a Hyper Extended Knee, out for one week
Signed as a free agent by Kingsbury on 2/6/1962 to a 3-year deal worth $7,000,000 per year
Won Gold Glove at Rightfield in 1962
Injured on 6/12/1964 with a Fractured Hand, out for 5 weeks
Hit 3 homeruns against Northampton, driving in 4 runs on 10/1/1964