Ken Harrelson Stats

Ken Harrelson was born on Thursday, September 4, 1941, in Woodruff, South Carolina. Harrelson was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on June 9, 1963, with the Kansas City Athletics. 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 Ken Harrelson baseball stats page.

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"When you have hands as bad as mine, one hand is better than two." - Ken Harrelson (1979 - Answer to why he caught balls with only one hand.)

Ken Harrelson

Ken 'Hawk' Harrelson Autograph on a 1970 Topps Baseball Card (#545 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1970top01' title='1970 Topps Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Ken 'Hawk' Harrelson Autograph on a 1970 Topps Baseball Card (#545 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Kenneth Smith Harrelson ( Twitter : @HawkHarrelson )
Nickname:
Hawk
Born On:
09-04-1941  (Virgo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Woodruff, South Carolina
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Benedictine High School (Savannah, GA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
190
First Game:
06-09-1963 (Age 21)
Last Game:
06-20-1971
Draft:
Not Applicable

Ken Harrelson

Ken Harrelson Pitching Stats

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Ken Harrelson

Ken Harrelson Hitting Stats

1963 22 Athletics 79 226 16 52 10 1 6 0 23 23 3 58 2 2 0 10 .230 .299 .363
1964 23 Athletics 49 139 15 27 5 0 7 0 12 13 0 34 0 0 0 6 .194 .263 .381
1965 24 Athletics 150 483 61 115 17 3 23 0 66 66 3 112 3 3 1 18 .238 .329 .429
1966 25 Athletics 63 210 24 47 5 0 5 0 22 27 3 59 1 0 0 3 .224 .312 .319
1966 25 Senators 71 250 25 62 8 1 7 0 28 26 2 53 4 0 1 8 .248 .321 .372
1967 26 Senators 26 79 10 16 0 0 3 0 10 7 1 15 1 2 0 3 .203 .261 .316
1967 26 Athletics 61 174 23 53 11 0 6 0 30 17 1 17 0 3 0 3 .305 .361 .471
1967 26 Red Sox 23 80 9 16 4 1 3 0 14 5 2 12 0 0 0 2 .200 .247 .388
1968 27 Red Sox 150 535 79 147 17 4 35 1 109 69 9 90 0 6 2 18 .275 .356 .518
1969 28 Red Sox 10 46 6 10 1 0 3 0 8 4 0 6 0 1 0 1 .217 .275 .435
1969 28 Indians 149 519 83 115 13 4 27 1 84 95 6 96 0 5 2 18 .222 .341 .418
1970 29 Indians 17 39 3 11 1 0 1 0 1 6 0 4 0 0 0 1 .282 .378 .385
1971 30 Indians 52 161 20 32 2 0 5 0 14 24 3 21 1 1 0 4 .199 .301 .304
9 Years 900 2,941 374 703 94 14 131 2 421 382 33 577 12 23 6 95 .239 .325 .414

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Ken Harrelson Fielding Stats

1963 Athletics 1B 34 31 870 305 9.0 299 283 16 6 24 n/a n/a n/a .980 9.28
1963 Athletics LF 28 26 723 45 1.6 44 43 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .978 1.64
1964 Athletics 1B 15 9 327 118 7.9 118 105 13 0 14 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.74
1964 Athletics LF 24 21 546 43 1.8 42 40 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .977 2.08
1965 Athletics 1B 125 123 3,153 1,123 9.0 1,114 1,044 70 9 93 n/a n/a n/a .992 9.54
1965 Athletics LF 3 2 51 4 1.3 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.12
1965 Athletics RF 1 1 24 3 3.0 2 1 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .667 2.25
1966 Athletics 1B 58 58 1,500 541 9.3 533 485 48 8 42 n/a n/a n/a .985 9.59
1966 Athletics LF 3 2 51 3 1.0 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.59
1966 Senators 1B 70 68 1,836 685 9.8 679 641 38 6 53 n/a n/a n/a .991 9.99
1967 Senators 1B 23 21 570 232 10.1 231 215 16 1 17 n/a n/a n/a .996 10.94
1967 Athletics 1B 45 41 1,101 361 8.0 358 333 25 3 21 n/a n/a n/a .992 8.78
1967 Red Sox 1B 1 0 6 3 3.0 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 13.50
1967 Red Sox RF 23 22 534 29 1.3 27 26 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .931 1.37
1968 Red Sox 1B 19 17 411 147 7.7 144 135 9 3 9 n/a n/a n/a .980 9.46
1968 Red Sox RF 132 127 3,414 246 1.9 246 238 8 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.95
1969 Red Sox 1B 10 10 306 117 11.7 116 105 11 1 15 n/a n/a n/a .991 10.24
1969 Indians LF 7 7 183 14 2.0 13 13 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .929 1.92
1969 Indians RF 137 136 3,528 258 1.9 255 248 7 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .988 1.95
1969 Indians 1B 16 3 138 44 2.8 44 40 4 0 6 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 8.61
1970 Indians 1B 13 13 258 87 6.7 87 80 7 0 15 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.10
1971 Indians 1B 40 39 996 338 8.5 334 311 23 4 29 n/a n/a n/a .988 9.05
1971 Indians LF 5 5 93 7 1.4 7 7 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.03
1971 Indians RF 2 2 36 2 1.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.50
1B Totals 469 433 11,472 4,101 8.7 4,060 3,780 280 41 338 n/a n/a n/a .990 9.56
RF Totals 295 288 7,536 538 1.8 532 515 17 6 3 n/a n/a n/a .989 1.91
LF Totals 70 63 1,647 116 1.7 113 110 3 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .974 1.85
9 Years 834 784 20,655 4,755 5.7 4,705 4,405 300 50 341 n/a n/a n/a .989 6.15

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Ken Harrelson Miscellaneous Stats

1963 Athletics 1 1 .500 18 2 n/a 37.7 3.9 9.8 - - -
1964 Athletics 0 1 .000 14 1 n/a 19.9 4.1 11.6 - - -
1965 Athletics 9 7 .563 24 0 n/a 21.0 4.3 7.3 - - -
1966 Athletics 9 2 .818 3 0 n/a 42.0 3.6 9.5 - - -
1966 Senators 4 1 .800 2 0 n/a 35.7 4.7 8.9 - - -
1967 Senators 1 0 1.000 5 0 n/a 26.3 5.3 7.9 - - -
1967 Athletics 8 2 .800 19 0 n/a 29.0 10.2 5.8 - - -
1967 Red Sox 1 1 .500 1 0 n/a 26.7 6.7 5.7 - - -
1968 Red Sox 2 6 .250 4 0 n/a 15.3 5.9 4.9 - - -
1969 Red Sox 0 1 .000 0 0 n/a 15.3 7.7 5.8 - - -
1969 Indians 17 8 .680 3 0 n/a 19.2 5.4 6.2 - - -
1970 Indians 0 0 .000 4 0 n/a 39.0 9.8 39.0 - - -
1971 Indians 1 0 1.000 5 0 n/a 32.2 7.7 11.5 - - -
9 Years 53 30 .639 102 3 n/a 22.5 5.1 7.0 - - -

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Ken Harrelson Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1963 Kansas City Athletics 12 $5,500.00 - -
1964 Kansas City Athletics 4 $6,000.00 - -
1965 Kansas City Athletics 4 , 6 $8,000.00 - -
1966 Kansas City Athletics 6 $12,000.00 - -
1966 Washington Senators 3 "     " - -
1967 Washington Senators 3 $12,000.00 - -
1967 Kansas City Athletics 6 , 8 "     " - -
1967 Boston Red Sox 40 "     " - Stats
1968 Boston Red Sox 40 $35,000.00 Stats -
1969 Boston Red Sox 40 $50,000.00 - -
1969 Cleveland Indians 40 "     " - -
1970 Cleveland Indians 40 $75,000.00 - -
1971 Cleveland Indians 40 $68,000.00 - -
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