John
Kimbrell
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0''
Weight: 200
 
Born: November 18, 1916 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
1945 28 RED SP $ 2,400,000  
1946 29 RED SP $ 2,400,000  
1947 30 RED SP $ 2,400,000  
1948 31 COT HL $ 7,916,400  
1949 32 COT HL $ 7,916,400  
1950 33 COT HL $ 7,916,400  
1951 34 COT HL $ 7,916,400  
1952 35 COT HL $ 7,916,400  
1953 36 COT HL $ 7,916,400  
1954 37 COT HL    
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 7,916,400  
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 28 RED SP $ 2,400,000  
1946 29 RED SP $ 2,400,000  
1947 30 RED SP $ 2,400,000  
1948 31 COT HL $ 7,916,400  
1949 32 COT HL $ 7,916,400  
1950 33 COT HL $ 7,916,400  
1951 34 COT HL $ 7,916,400  
1952 35 COT HL $ 7,916,400  
1953 36 COT HL $ 7,916,400  
1954 37 COT HL    
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 7,916,400  
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 28 RED SP 2 3 .400 66 0 0 0 24 67.7 52 17 6 13 58 2.26 .213 .272 .311 .583 13.5
1946 29 RED SP 5 4 .556 68 0 0 0 37 68.3 45 11 0 25 59 1.45 .190 .276 .224 .500 17.3
1947 30 RED SP 5 7 .417 70 0 0 0 43 69.7 55 18 4 18 53 2.33 .213 .276 .314 .590 14.7
1948 31 COT HL 7 5 .583 64 0 0 0 30 65.3 51 14 4 12 67 1.93 .214 .257 .269 .526 17.6
1949 32 COT HL 9 6 .600 60 0 0 0 23 63.7 64 26 5 19 45 3.68 .263 .327 .350 .677 9.7
1950 33 COT HL 6 1 .857 63 0 0 0 34 60.0 37 8 1 13 41 1.20 .180 .232 .234 .466 17.8
1951 34 COT HL 4 5 .444 78 0 0 0 20 81.0 88 33 13 20 55 3.67 .272 .315 .412 .727 11.8
1952 35 COT HL 1 6 .143 68 0 0 0 0 62.7 67 41 12 27 43 5.89 .269 .346 .466 .812 0.0
1953 36 COT HL 1 0 1.000 21 0 0 0 0 18.0 19 7 2 10 12 3.50 .264 .369 .444 .813 1.5
    AAA   2 2 .500 19 2 0 0 1 21.7 20 9 3 12 21 3.74 .241 .337 .361 .698  
1954 37 COT HL 0 1 .000 3 0 0 0 1 6.0 4 3 2 4 6 4.50 .182 .308 .500 .808 0.3
    AAA   0 0 .000 9 0 0 0 0 15.7 18 7 1 6 13 4.02 .290 .353 .403 .756  
10 Years Sim 40 38 .513 561 0 0 0 212 562.3 482 178 49 161 439 2.85 .231 .293 .334 .628 104.2
2 Years AAA 2 2 .500 28 2 0 0 1 37.3 38 16 4 18 34 3.86 .262 .344 .379 .723  
Season Average 4 3 .571 56 0 0 0 21 56.2 48 17 4 16 43 2.85 .231 .293 .334 .628  
Career Highs 9 7 1.000 78 0 0 0 43 81.0 88 41 13 27 67 5.89 .272 .369 .500 .813  
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   274 89 24 103 256   .222 .282 .313 .595
vs LH   208 89 25 58 183   .243 .291 .365 .656
Home 25 16 .610 298 0 0 0 100 298.6 238 92 25 90 236 2.77 .219 .279 .327 .605
Away 15 22 .405 263 0 0 0 114 263.6 244 86 24 71 203 2.94 .243 .293 .343 .636
Mar/Apr 9 7 .563 84 0 0 0 38 93.6 63 19 5 31 72 1.83 .190 .260 .290 .550
May 7 6 .538 87 0 0 0 36 86.3 72 34 8 25 66 3.55 .227 .284 .338 .621
June 5 5 .500 110 0 0 0 42 102.3 93 39 10 31 81 3.43 .241 .297 .358 .655
July 3 8 .273 81 0 0 0 28 79.3 78 31 5 25 66 3.52 .257 .313 .322 .635
August 6 4 .600 99 0 0 0 35 98.6 86 26 12 21 89 2.37 .229 .270 .341 .612
Sep/Oct 10 8 .556 100 0 0 0 35 102.0 90 29 9 28 65 2.56 .238 .291 .349 .640
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
1945 28 RED SP 66 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
1946 29 RED SP 68 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.7 0.0
1948 31 COT HL 64 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.6 0.0
1949 32 COT HL 63 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 0.2 0.0
1950 33 COT HL 63 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 1.000 1.333 0.9 0.3
1951 34 COT HL 78 9 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 .333 .333 .556 .889 1.5 0.5
1952 35 COT HL 69 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .125 .000 .125 -0.3 0.0
1953 36 COT HL 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.2 0.0
1954 37 COT HL 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.3 0.0
9 Years Sim 495 39 0 5 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 18 .128 .150 .231 .381 0.3 0.7
162 Game Average 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .128 .150 .231 .381 0.1  
Career Highs 78 9 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 4 .333 .333 1.000 1.333 1.5  
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   19 0 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 10 .211 .250 .421 .671 2.0
vs LH   20 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .050 .050 .050 .100 -1.3
Home 191 17 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 7 .118 .118 .235 .353 0.1
Away 233 22 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 11 .136 .174 .227 .401 0.6
RISP   8 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .250 .500 .750 1.0
Close/Late   7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .143 .143 .143 .286 -0.1
Mar/Apr 47 8 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .125 .125 .375 .500 0.4
May 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.2
June 80 8 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 .125 .125 .375 .500 0.4
July 44 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.7
August 59 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.8
Sep/Oct 33 6 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .500 .571 .500 1.071 1.6
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1945 28 RED SP P 66 0 67.7 2 8 0 0 1.000 1.33    
1946 29 RED SP P 68 0 68.3 6 9 0 2 1.000 1.98    
1947 30 RED SP P 70 0 69.7 4 8 0 1 1.000 1.55    
1948 31 COT HL P 64 0 65.3 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.83    
1949 32 COT HL P 60 0 63.7 4 9 0 1 1.000 1.84    
1950 33 COT HL P 63 0 60.0 6 11 0 0 1.000 2.55    
1951 34 COT HL P 78 0 81.0 7 11 0 0 1.000 2.00    
1952 35 COT HL P 68 0 62.7 2 7 0 0 1.000 1.29    
    RF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1953 36 COT HL P 21 0 18.0 0 6 0 0 1.000 3.00    
1954 37 COT HL P 3 0 6.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
  P 561 0 562.3 33 73 0 4 1.000 1.70    
  RF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
Career Totals   562 0 563.3 33 73 0 4 1.000 1.69    
Career Highs   78 0 81.0 7 11 0 2 1.000 3.00    
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
1946 29 RED SP 0 0 .000 3 0 0 0 2 1.7 2 0 0 0 2 0.00 .333 .333 .333 .667
Career Post-Season Pitching 0 0 .000 3 0 0 0 2 1.7 2 0 0 0 2 0.00 .333 .333 .333 .667
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
1946 29 RED SP 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Career Post-Season Batting 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .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.
Saves
1946-6-37
1947-3-43
1948-9-30
1950-7-34
CAR-23-212
         
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 12    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 22    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 40)
 
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History
Drafted in 11th round, 257th overall pick, by Redsand in 1945
Earned first career win on 4/16/1945
Signed as a free agent by Cottonwood on 2/17/1948 to a 4-year deal worth $7,916,400 per year
Had first career hit on 9/20/1949, off Michael Auer (HR)
Released by Cottonwood on 6/21/1954