Jerry
Klafehn
 
Nickname: Lucky
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 195
 
Born: June 2, 1928 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1952    1962    1963   
All-Star Selections 1959    1962   
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 GRE HL    
1948 20 GRE HL    
1949 21 GRE HL    
1950 22 GRE HL    
1951 23 GRE HL    
1952 24 GRE HL $ 300,000  
1953 25 GRE HL $ 300,000  
1954 26 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1955 27 WAS HL $ 3,162,143  
1956 28 WAS HL $ 3,162,143  
1957 29 WAS HL $ 3,500,000  
1958 30 WAS HL $ 3,500,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 3,500,000  
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 31 WAS HL $ 3,500,000  
1960 32 WAS HL $ 3,500,000  
1961 33 HIN SP $ 5,100,000  
1962 34 HIN SP $ 5,100,000  
1963 35 HIN SP $ 5,100,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 3,500,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 5,100,000  
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 GRE HL    
1948 20 GRE HL    
1949 21 GRE HL    
1950 22 GRE HL    
1951 23 GRE HL    
1952 24 GRE HL $ 300,000  
1953 25 GRE HL $ 300,000  
1954 26 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1955 27 WAS HL $ 3,162,143  
1956 28 WAS HL $ 3,162,143  
1957 29 WAS HL $ 3,500,000  
1958 30 WAS HL $ 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 31 WAS HL $ 3,500,000  
1960 32 WAS HL $ 3,500,000  
1961 33 HIN SP $ 5,100,000  
1962 34 HIN SP $ 5,100,000  
1963 35 HIN SP $ 5,100,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 3,500,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 5,100,000  
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   8 12 .400 26 26 9 1 0 198.7 209 84 14 55 120 3.81 .272 .321 .399 .720  
1948 20 A   7 10 .412 22 22 1 1 0 141.7 171 75 10 38 122 4.76 .294 .338 .420 .758  
1949 21 AA   4 11 .267 21 21 3 0 0 136.0 157 85 22 38 112 5.63 .285 .331 .512 .843  
    A   2 1 .667 4 4 0 0 0 27.7 31 14 4 6 27 4.56 .279 .316 .441 .758  
1950 22 AA   10 10 .500 24 24 3 1 0 170.0 135 55 17 35 176 2.91 .215 .256 .377 .633  
1951 23 AAA   8 10 .444 25 25 0 0 0 163.3 180 78 22 44 203 4.30 .278 .324 .469 .793  
1952 24 GRE HL 13 9 .591 32 32 0 0 0 182.7 185 93 20 70 108 4.58 .262 .327 .470 .797 8.1
1953 25 GRE HL 11 5 .688 30 29 0 0 0 162.7 168 85 18 76 93 4.70 .269 .346 .488 .834 5.2
1954 26 WAS HL 15 11 .577 34 34 0 0 0 195.3 194 93 20 41 143 4.29 .255 .296 .433 .729 8.6
    AAA   1 0 1.000 1 1 1 1 0 9.0 4 0 0 1 6 0.00 .129 .156 .226 .382  
1955 27 WAS HL 16 8 .667 35 35 2 1 0 211.0 189 83 22 43 153 3.54 .235 .274 .410 .684 13.6
1956 28 WAS HL 8 11 .421 25 25 1 0 0 149.7 157 67 16 42 98 4.03 .266 .316 .417 .732 6.9
1957 29 WAS HL 9 7 .563 31 31 1 1 0 184.0 191 73 16 49 103 3.57 .263 .310 .430 .740 10.7
1958 30 WAS HL 16 13 .552 36 36 4 2 0 216.3 224 107 28 37 126 4.45 .264 .296 .472 .768 11.9
1959 31 WAS HL 12 7 .632 32 32 2 1 0 217.7 205 78 23 17 166 3.23 .244 .262 .379 .642 18.7
1960 32 WAS HL 12 12 .500 35 35 3 1 0 241.7 254 83 22 12 134 3.09 .268 .281 .406 .687 22.5
1961 33 HIN SP 8 11 .421 33 33 0 0 0 216.3 232 88 21 23 181 3.66 .273 .296 .392 .688 11.4
1962 34 HIN SP 17 3 .850 29 29 0 0 0 177.7 167 55 20 27 132 2.79 .245 .282 .393 .675 16.5
1963 35 HIN SP 13 11 .542 31 31 0 0 0 193.3 190 77 15 34 125 3.58 .252 .286 .367 .653 13.5
12 Years Sim 150 108 .581 383 382 13 6 0 2348.3 2356 982 241 471 1562 3.76 .258 .296 .420 .716 147.5
2 Years AAA 9 10 .474 26 26 1 1 0 172.3 184 78 22 45 209 4.07 .271 .316 .458 .774  
2 Years AA 14 21 .400 45 45 6 1 0 306.0 292 140 39 73 288 4.12 .247 .291 .440 .731  
3 Years A 17 23 .425 52 52 10 2 0 368.0 411 173 28 99 269 4.23 .282 .327 .411 .738  
7 Years Minors 40 54 .426 123 123 17 4 0 846.3 887 391 89 217 766 4.16 .267 .312 .431 .743  
Season Average 12 9 .571 31 31 1 0 0 195.7 196 81 20 39 130 3.76 .258 .296 .420 .716  
Career Highs 17 13 .850 36 36 4 2 0 241.7 254 107 28 76 181 4.70 .273 .346 .488 .834  
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   1355 591 150 279 914   .256 .293 .423 .717
vs LH   1001 391 91 192 648   .260 .296 .415 .711
Home 69 60 .535 187 186 7 3 0 1148.6 1163 505 119 213 796 3.96 .259 .293 .427 .720
Away 81 48 .628 196 196 6 3 0 1199.6 1193 477 122 258 766 3.58 .257 .296 .413 .708
Mar/Apr 28 16 .636 60 60 7 3 0 400.0 375 146 36 72 278 3.29 .246 .280 .406 .686
May 29 21 .580 65 65 0 0 0 400.6 401 169 40 82 255 3.80 .257 .294 .432 .726
June 25 10 .714 62 62 2 1 0 384.6 375 152 39 68 257 3.56 .252 .285 .396 .680
July 24 18 .571 59 59 2 1 0 352.0 375 154 36 78 236 3.94 .271 .310 .443 .753
August 25 19 .568 73 73 2 1 0 438.3 445 181 40 91 286 3.72 .261 .298 .412 .710
Sep/Oct 19 24 .442 64 63 0 0 0 372.6 385 180 50 80 250 4.35 .262 .301 .432 .733
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
1950 22 AA   2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.4  
1951 23 AAA   2 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.4  
1952 24 GRE HL 32 54 5 10 2 0 0 3 0 0 3 17 .185 .228 .222 .450 2.4 0.0
1953 25 GRE HL 30 56 4 10 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 22 .179 .193 .196 .389 1.1 0.0
1954 26 WAS HL 35 67 3 12 1 1 1 5 0 0 2 29 .179 .203 .269 .472 3.4 0.0
1955 27 WAS HL 35 64 6 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 31 .141 .179 .156 .335 0.5 0.0
1956 28 WAS HL 25 47 2 7 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 26 .149 .167 .191 .358 0.6 0.0
1957 29 WAS HL 32 53 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 28 .075 .125 .075 .200 -1.2 0.0
1958 30 WAS HL 36 71 4 17 2 0 0 5 0 0 3 26 .239 .270 .268 .538 5.2 0.1
1959 31 WAS HL 32 66 4 10 2 0 0 3 0 0 1 27 .152 .162 .182 .344 0.8 0.0
1960 32 WAS HL 35 81 8 23 4 0 0 5 0 0 2 21 .284 .301 .333 .635 7.4 0.6
1961 33 HIN SP 33 69 4 16 1 0 0 7 0 0 1 28 .232 .243 .246 .489 3.8 0.0
1962 34 HIN SP 29 59 3 10 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 22 .169 .167 .169 .336 0.7 0.0
1963 35 HIN SP 31 63 4 9 2 0 0 1 0 1 3 26 .143 .179 .175 .354 1.1 0.0
12 Years Sim 385 750 49 137 18 1 1 41 0 1 23 303 .183 .206 .213 .420 25.7 0.7
1 Years AAA 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.4  
1 Years AA 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.4  
2 Years Minors 4 4 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.8  
162 Game Average 315 20 57 7 0 0 17 0 0 9 127 .183 .206 .213 .420 10.8  
Career Highs 36 81 8 23 4 1 1 7 0 1 3 31 .284 .301 .333 .635 7.4  
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   561 35 102 12 1 0 29 0 1 10 241 .182 .195 .207 .402 13.2
vs LH   189 14 35 6 0 1 12 0 0 13 62 .185 .236 .233 .469 9.4
Home 187 340 26 70 6 0 0 21 0 0 10 147 .206 .228 .224 .451 13.8
Away 198 410 23 67 12 1 1 20 0 1 13 156 .163 .188 .205 .393 8.8
RISP   185 0 26 2 0 1 40 0 0 11 81 .141 .186 .168 .353 2.9
Close/Late   14 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .214 .214 .214 .429 0.4
Mar/Apr 60 131 10 27 2 0 0 7 0 1 2 52 .206 .216 .221 .438 4.3
May 65 132 8 25 4 1 0 5 0 0 5 56 .189 .219 .235 .454 5.3
June 63 126 12 20 2 0 0 10 0 0 6 52 .159 .197 .175 .372 2.3
July 59 105 7 15 3 0 0 2 0 0 5 36 .143 .182 .171 .353 1.2
August 73 134 4 20 2 0 1 7 0 0 3 61 .149 .165 .187 .352 1.5
Sep/Oct 65 122 8 30 5 0 0 10 0 0 2 46 .246 .258 .287 .545 7.9
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1952 24 GRE HL P 32 32 182.7 14 23 1 0 .974 1.82    
1953 25 GRE HL P 30 29 162.7 10 28 2 0 .950 2.10    
1954 26 WAS HL P 34 34 195.3 12 23 3 0 .921 1.61    
1955 27 WAS HL P 35 35 211.0 13 22 3 2 .921 1.49    
1956 28 WAS HL P 25 25 149.7 5 20 0 1 1.000 1.50    
1957 29 WAS HL P 31 31 184.0 10 23 3 5 .917 1.61    
1958 30 WAS HL P 36 36 216.3 17 14 1 1 .969 1.29    
1959 31 WAS HL P 32 32 217.7 8 32 2 1 .952 1.65    
1960 32 WAS HL P 35 35 241.7 21 36 0 2 1.000 2.12    
1961 33 HIN SP P 33 33 216.3 6 30 4 4 .900 1.50    
1962 34 HIN SP P 29 29 177.7 4 18 0 0 1.000 1.11    
1963 35 HIN SP P 31 31 193.3 8 27 1 2 .972 1.63    
Career Totals   383 382 2348.3 128 296 20 18 .955 1.63    
Career Highs   36 36 241.7 21 36 4 5 1.000 2.12    
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
1953 25 GRE HL 0 0 .000 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000
1954 26 WAS HL 0 1 .000 1 1 0 0 0 8.0 9 4 0 1 4 4.50 .281 .303 .406 .709
1955 27 WAS HL 0 0 .000 1 1 0 0 0 6.0 4 2 0 2 2 3.00 .190 .261 .238 .499
1956 28 WAS HL 0 1 .000 2 2 0 0 0 14.0 5 3 0 5 11 1.93 .114 .204 .114 .318
1959 31 WAS HL 1 1 .500 3 3 0 0 0 19.3 18 9 5 1 10 4.19 .237 .247 .474 .720
1960 32 WAS HL 0 0 .000 1 1 0 0 0 6.0 8 3 0 0 2 4.50 .320 .320 .400 .720
1962 34 HIN SP 3 1 .750 4 4 0 0 0 23.7 21 8 3 3 16 3.04 .231 .255 .407 .662
1963 35 HIN SP 1 0 1.000 4 4 0 0 0 26.0 28 11 2 2 26 3.81 .267 .280 .410 .690
Career Post-Season Pitching 5 4 .556 17 16 0 0 0 103.0 94 41 10 14 71 3.58 .238 .264 .380 .644
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 WAS HL 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
1955 27 WAS HL 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 1.500 2.000
1956 28 WAS HL 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667
1959 31 WAS HL 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000
1960 32 WAS HL 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
1962 34 HIN SP 4 7 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .143 .286 .429
1963 35 HIN SP 4 9 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .222 .222 .333 .556
Career Post-Season Batting 16 32 1 5 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 19 .156 .156 .281 .438
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
ERA
1959-9-3.23
1960-10-3.09
1962-5-2.79
Wins
1954-6-15
1955-9-16
1958-8-16
1962-2-17
CAR-24-150
Losses
CAR-48-108
Winning Pct
1953-6-.688
1959-10-.632
1962-2-.850
Games Started
1955-10-35
1958-5-36
1960-7-35
CAR-21-382
Complete Games
1958-5-4
1959-2-2
1960-4-3
Shutouts
1955-7-1
1957-6-1
1958-3-2
1959-2-1
1960-5-1
CAR-49-6
Innings Pitched
1959-8-217.7
1960-3-241.7
1961-7-216.3
CAR-27-2348.3
Hits Allowed
1958-10-224
1960-4-254
1961-2-232
CAR-20-2356
Homeruns Allowed
1961-10-21
CAR-29-241
Strikeouts
1961-9-181
Walks Allowed
1953-10-76
Walks per 9IP
1959-2-0.7
1960-1-0.4
1961-1-1.0
1963-10-1.6
WHiP
1959-4-1.02
1960-10-1.10
1962-6-1.09
OAVG
1955-10-.235
1962-10-.245
OOBP
1955-7-.274
1959-4-.262
1962-6-.282
OOPS
1959-9-.642
 
 
   Black Ink Test: 4    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 72    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 39    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 40)
 
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History
Drafted in 40th round, 942nd overall pick, by Washburn in 1945
Injured on 4/1/1945 with a Ruptured Achilles Tendon, out for full season
Injured on 4/13/1948 with a Blurred Vision Eye, out for 2-3 weeks
Injured on 5/4/1948 with a Strained Back, out for 1-2 weeks
Injured on 6/28/1948 with a Stiff Shoulder, out for 5 days
Injured on 4/21/1950 with a Pulled Elbow Ligament, out for 3 weeks
Earned first career win on 4/5/1952
Had first career hit on 4/11/1952, off Frank Fleisher (WAS)
Won Kennel Cup with Greenwood in 1952
Was selected to the 1953 Allstar game
Traded from Greenwood to Washburn on 1/31/1954 (Going to WAS: P J. Klafehn, SS B. Padua. Going to GRE: P G. Bowens, P R. Groom)
Was selected to the 1954 Allstar game
Hit first career homerun on 8/12/1954, off Stephen Caroll (COT)
Injured on 6/4/1955 with a Stiff Elbow, out for one week
Injured on 6/12/1956 with a Ruptured Elbow Ligament, out for 6 weeks
Won Player of the Week award on 6/9/1957, winning 2 games with a 0.51 ERA
Pitched NO-HITTER against Murray Creek on 4/27/1958, striking out 8
Was selected to the 1959 Allstar game
Signed as a free agent by Hinsdale on 2/2/1961 to a 3-year deal worth $5,100,000 per year
Was selected to the 1962 Allstar game
Won Kennel Cup with Hinsdale in 1962
Injured on 9/16/1963 with a Stiff Elbow, out for one week
Won Kennel Cup with Hinsdale in 1963