Rod Kanehl Stats

Rod Kanehl was born on Sunday, April 1, 1934, in Wichita, Kansas. Kanehl was 28 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 15, 1962, with the New York Mets. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Rod Kanehl baseball stats page.

"Baseball is a lot like life. The line drives are caught and the squibbers go for base hits. It's an unfair game." - Rod Kanehl (1963)
Rod Kanehl

Rod Kanehl Autograph on a 1982 Mets Commemorative Card (#8)
Rod Kanehl Autograph on a 1982 Mets Commemorative Card (#8)

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Birth Name:
Roderick Edwin Kanehl
Nickname:
Hot Rod or Rod
Born On:
04-01-1934  (Aries)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Wichita, Kansas
Year of Death Data Died On:
12-14-2004 ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Palm Springs, California
Cemetery:
Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Springfield, Missouri
High School:
Springfield High School (Springfield, MO)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
180
First Game:
04-15-1962 (Age 28)
Last Game:
10-04-1964
Draft:
Not Applicable
Rod Kanehl

Rod Kanehl Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Rod Kanehl

Rod Kanehl Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1962 28 Mets 133 351 52 87 10 2 4 1 27 23 2 36 3 0 1 7 .248 .296 .322
1963 29 Mets 109 191 26 46 6 0 1 0 9 5 0 26 3 0 2 7 .241 .268 .288
1964 30 Mets 98 254 25 59 7 1 1 0 11 7 0 18 2 0 1 1 .232 .256 .280
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
3 Years 340 796 103 192 23 3 6 1 47 35 2 80 8 0 4 15 .241 .277 .300
Rod Kanehl

Rod Kanehl Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1962 Mets 1B 3 1 42 19 6.3 18 16 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .947 11.57
1962 Mets 2B 62 59 1,587 392 6.3 370 183 187 22 53 n/a n/a n/a .944 6.29
1962 Mets 3B 30 14 465 63 2.1 55 15 40 8 4 n/a n/a n/a .873 3.19
1962 Mets CF 7 6 150 16 2.3 15 14 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .938 2.70
1962 Mets LF 10 0 78 5 0.5 5 4 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.73
1962 Mets RF 3 1 33 3 1.0 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.45
1962 Mets SS 2 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1963 Mets 1B 3 2 69 31 10.3 31 30 1 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 12.13
1963 Mets 2B 12 6 225 42 3.5 36 22 14 6 3 n/a n/a n/a .857 4.32
1963 Mets 3B 13 7 192 26 2.0 22 7 15 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .846 3.09
1963 Mets CF 26 21 558 59 2.3 57 53 4 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .966 2.76
1963 Mets LF 30 3 201 14 0.5 14 13 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.88
1963 Mets RF 4 0 30 4 1.0 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.60
1964 Mets 1B 2 0 24 11 5.5 11 9 2 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 12.38
1964 Mets 2B 34 27 741 164 4.8 162 78 84 2 15 n/a n/a n/a .988 5.90
1964 Mets 3B 19 14 408 59 3.1 55 20 35 4 7 n/a n/a n/a .932 3.64
1964 Mets CF 23 17 501 58 2.5 58 54 4 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.13
1964 Mets LF 2 0 6 2 1.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
2B Totals 108 92 2,553 598 5.5 568 283 285 30 71 n/a n/a n/a .950 6.01
3B Totals 62 35 1,065 148 2.4 132 42 90 16 11 n/a n/a n/a .892 3.35
CF Totals 56 44 1,209 133 2.4 130 121 9 3 4 n/a n/a n/a .977 2.90
LF Totals 42 3 285 21 0.5 21 19 2 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.99
1B Totals 8 3 135 61 7.6 60 55 5 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .984 12.00
RF Totals 7 1 63 7 1.0 7 7 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
SS Totals 2 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
3 Years 285 178 5,316 968 3.4 918 527 391 50 90 n/a n/a n/a .948 4.66
Rod Kanehl

Rod Kanehl Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1962 Mets 8 6 .571 12 19 n/a 87.8 9.8 13.0 - - -
1963 Mets 6 3 .667 21 23 n/a 191.0 7.3 21.2 - - -
1964 Mets 3 1 .750 15 10 n/a 254.0 14.1 23.1 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
3 Years 17 10 .630 48 52 n/a 132.7 10.0 16.9 - - -
Rod Kanehl

Rod Kanehl Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1962 New York Mets 10 Undetermined - -
1963 New York Mets 10 Undetermined - -
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