Kenneth
Salvato
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 200
 
Born: February 26, 1931 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1960   
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
1953 22 KEN SP    
1954 23 KEN SP    
1955 24 KEN SP    
1956 25 KEN SP    
1957 26 KEN SP    
1958 27 KEN SP    
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  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 28 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1960 29 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1961 30 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1962 31 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1963 32 KEN SP $ 1,700,000  
1964 33 KEN SP $ 2,014,286  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 2,014,286  
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
1953 22 KEN SP    
1954 23 KEN SP    
1955 24 KEN SP    
1956 25 KEN SP    
1957 26 KEN SP    
1958 27 KEN SP    
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 28 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1960 29 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1961 30 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1962 31 KEN SP $ 300,000  
1963 32 KEN SP $ 1,700,000  
1964 33 KEN SP $ 2,014,286  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 2,014,286  
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
1953 22 A   8 7 .533 26 26 1 1 0 177.7 168 54 5 54 154 2.74 .252 .308 .331 .639  
1954 23 AA   8 11 .421 25 25 3 2 0 168.7 172 70 16 38 123 3.74 .260 .300 .396 .696  
1955 24 AA   10 3 .769 21 21 0 0 0 142.7 124 51 10 44 129 3.22 .235 .294 .369 .663  
1956 25 AAA   6 4 .600 10 10 4 1 0 77.3 72 18 1 11 54 2.09 .249 .277 .336 .612  
    AA   11 4 .733 15 15 4 2 0 115.0 88 22 1 17 102 1.72 .208 .238 .267 .505  
1957 26 AAA   6 10 .375 24 24 1 0 0 147.7 174 60 7 22 136 3.66 .290 .315 .388 .703  
1958 27 AAA   8 8 .500 25 25 1 1 0 165.3 158 48 2 17 195 2.61 .246 .266 .312 .577  
1959 28 KEN SP 4 3 .571 15 15 0 0 0 91.3 77 33 10 16 67 3.25 .228 .267 .383 .650 6.2
    AAA   11 5 .688 18 18 1 1 0 129.7 90 28 7 24 149 1.94 .192 .231 .286 .517  
1960 29 KEN SP 11 6 .647 32 32 1 1 0 199.7 165 56 12 19 148 2.52 .223 .253 .323 .576 16.7
1961 30 KEN SP 12 13 .480 37 36 2 2 0 220.3 214 93 20 26 178 3.80 .251 .280 .387 .667 12.5
1962 31 KEN SP 9 9 .500 32 32 0 0 0 182.3 194 84 18 14 146 4.15 .272 .292 .408 .700 9.2
1963 32 KEN SP 9 5 .643 26 26 0 0 0 139.0 151 55 11 11 113 3.56 .275 .290 .411 .701 7.7
1964 33 KEN SP 7 6 .538 26 26 0 0 0 149.0 160 56 15 16 120 3.38 .269 .293 .408 .701 9.0
6 Years Sim 52 42 .553 168 167 3 3 0 981.7 961 377 86 102 772 3.46 .254 .279 .385 .664 61.4
4 Years AAA 31 27 .534 77 77 7 3 0 520.0 494 154 17 74 534 2.67 .247 .274 .332 .606  
3 Years AA 29 18 .617 61 61 7 4 0 426.3 384 143 27 99 354 3.02 .238 .282 .353 .635  
1 Years A 8 7 .533 26 26 1 1 0 177.7 168 54 5 54 154 2.74 .252 .308 .331 .639  
8 Years Minors 68 52 .567 164 164 15 8 0 1124.0 1046 351 49 227 1042 2.81 .244 .282 .340 .622  
Season Average 8 7 .533 28 27 0 0 0 163.6 160 62 14 17 128 3.46 .254 .279 .385 .664  
Career Highs 12 13 .647 37 36 2 2 0 220.3 214 93 20 26 178 4.15 .275 .293 .411 .701  
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   526 196 35 61 449   .246 .267 .362 .629
vs LH   435 181 51 41 323   .264 .282 .414 .696
Home 26 21 .553 87 87 3 3 0 525.7 503 208 47 47 428 3.56 .251 .268 .380 .648
Away 26 21 .553 81 80 0 0 0 456.0 458 169 39 55 344 3.34 .257 .280 .390 .670
Mar/Apr 5 7 .417 18 18 1 1 0 111.0 114 43 10 9 92 3.49 .261 .276 .399 .675
May 7 7 .500 24 23 0 0 0 135.7 139 55 10 13 99 3.65 .262 .279 .392 .671
June 9 8 .529 27 27 1 1 0 155.3 160 67 19 13 122 3.88 .264 .279 .405 .684
July 4 9 .308 27 27 0 0 0 164.3 166 57 10 16 120 3.12 .263 .281 .369 .651
August 12 3 .800 34 34 0 0 0 195.0 184 80 21 27 154 3.69 .247 .273 .394 .667
Sep/Oct 15 8 .652 38 38 1 1 0 220.3 198 75 16 24 185 3.06 .237 .258 .362 .620
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 AA   1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1  
1959 28 KEN SP 15 26 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .077 .077 .077 .154 -1.1 0.0
1960 29 KEN SP 32 63 3 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 33 .048 .077 .063 .140 -3.8 0.0
1961 30 KEN SP 37 65 2 11 3 1 1 6 0 1 3 25 .169 .203 .292 .495 3.6 0.0
1962 31 KEN SP 32 63 6 6 4 1 0 5 0 0 1 20 .095 .109 .190 .300 -0.7 0.0
1963 32 KEN SP 26 47 4 3 1 0 1 3 0 0 2 19 .064 .102 .149 .251 -1.4 0.0
1964 33 KEN SP 26 41 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 15 .073 .116 .098 .214 -1.4 0.0
6 Years Sim 168 305 17 28 10 2 2 15 0 1 10 116 .092 .120 .157 .278 -4.7 0.0
1 Years AA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1  
162 Game Average 294 16 27 9 1 1 14 0 0 9 111 .092 .120 .157 .278 -4.5  
Career Highs 37 65 6 11 4 1 1 6 0 1 3 33 .169 .203 .292 .495 3.6  
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   235 12 18 4 0 2 12 0 1 8 97 .077 .107 .119 .226 -6.7
vs LH   70 5 10 6 2 0 3 0 0 2 19 .143 .167 .286 .452 2.3
Home 87 154 9 10 3 1 1 4 0 1 4 61 .065 .089 .117 .205 -5.6
Away 81 151 8 18 7 1 1 11 0 0 6 55 .119 .152 .199 .351 1.3
RISP   72 0 6 2 0 0 10 0 0 2 25 .083 .107 .111 .218 -2.2
Close/Late   3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 1.000 1.333 0.8
Mar/Apr 18 36 3 4 1 1 0 2 0 0 2 11 .111 .158 .194 .352 0.4
May 24 40 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 13 .050 .050 .050 .100 -2.6
June 27 48 4 6 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 21 .125 .143 .271 .414 1.1
July 27 53 2 5 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 19 .094 .111 .113 .224 -1.5
August 34 63 3 6 4 0 1 7 0 1 3 28 .095 .134 .206 .341 0.0
Sep/Oct 38 65 3 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 24 .077 .118 .108 .225 -1.7
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1959 28 KEN SP P 15 15 91.3 11 15 0 1 1.000 2.56    
1960 29 KEN SP P 32 32 199.7 8 32 3 4 .930 1.80    
1961 30 KEN SP P 37 36 220.3 12 34 3 1 .939 1.88    
1962 31 KEN SP P 32 32 182.3 8 27 1 1 .972 1.73    
1963 32 KEN SP P 26 26 139.0 7 21 3 1 .903 1.81    
1964 33 KEN SP P 26 26 149.0 8 20 1 0 .966 1.69    
Career Totals   168 167 981.7 54 149 11 8 .949 1.86    
Career Highs   37 36 220.3 12 34 3 4 1.000 2.56    
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
1959 28 KEN SP 0 0 .000 1 1 0 0 0 6.0 7 3 0 2 5 4.50 .304 .360 .348 .708
1960 29 KEN SP 0 0 .000 5 5 0 0 0 25.7 36 24 4 4 15 8.42 .336 .360 .533 .893
Career Post-Season Pitching 0 0 .000 6 6 0 0 0 31.7 43 27 4 6 20 7.68 .331 .360 .500 .860
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
1959 28 KEN SP 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
1960 29 KEN SP 5 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000
Career Post-Season Batting 6 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .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.
ERA
1960-3-2.52
Losses
1961-8-13
Games Started
1961-1-36
Complete Games
1960-5-1
1961-4-2
Shutouts
1960-3-1
1961-3-2
Innings Pitched
1961-5-220.3
Hits Allowed
1961-4-214
Strikeouts
1961-10-178
Walks per 9IP
1960-1-0.9
1961-4-1.1
1962-3-0.7
CAR-1-0.9
Hits per 9IP
1960-5-7.4
WHiP
1960-2-0.92
1961-7-1.09
CAR-24-1.08
OAVG
1960-5-.223
OOBP
1960-3-.253
1961-7-.280
1962-9-.292
CAR-29-.279
OSLG
1960-5-.323
OOPS
1960-3-.576
     
 
   Black Ink Test: 3    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 26    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 24    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 40)
 
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  1. Garth Bulter (959)
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  3. David Moore (949)
  4. Chet Siler (943)
  5. David Whidden (942)
  6. Richie Heitzman (941)
  7. Richard Christenson (940)
  8. Herbert Janus (939)
  9. Jeffrey McMichael (938)
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  1. Gary Groner (992)
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  6. Matthew Marron (984)
  7. Walter Penley (983)
  8. Tim Mesiti (983)
  9. Earl Farrell (983)
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History
Drafted in 25th round, 580th overall pick, by Twin Falls in 1945
Had first career hit on 5/20/1945, off David Hayse (KEN)
Earned first career win on 8/24/1945
Injured on 6/12/1958 with a Strained Back, out for 1-2 weeks
Injured on 6/12/1959 with a Strained Tricep Tendon, out for 2-3 weeks
Had first career hit on 8/24/1959, off Claudio Alard (SP)
Earned first career win on 9/9/1959
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 10/1/1959, going 4-0, 1.11
Injured on 6/3/1960 with a Sore Back, out for one week
Won Kennel Cup with Kendall in 1960
Hit first career homerun on 6/17/1961, off Sonny Ackley (RIT)
Pitched NO-HITTER against Langlade on 9/4/1961, striking out 7
1/26/1963: Gets a new one-year contract worth $1,700,000 through salary arbitration
1/26/1964: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,014,286 through salary arbitration
Injured on 3/9/1964 with a Herniated Disc Back, out for 8 weeks