Steve Kemp Stats

Steve Kemp was born on Saturday, August 7, 1954, in San Angelo, Texas. Kemp was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 7, 1977, with the Detroit Tigers. 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 Steve Kemp baseball stats page.

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"Ever since I've played baseball I've been the type of hitter who uses all the field and that's the way I want to stay." - Steve Kemp in Baseball Digest (August 1979, Bud Burns, 'Steve Kemp: The Maturing of a Hitter', Page 38)

Steve Kemp

Steve Kemp Autograph on a 1984 Topps (#440)

Steve Kemp Autograph on a 1984 Topps (#440)

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Birth Name:
Steven F. Kemp
Nickname:
Steve
Born On:
08-07-1954  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
San Angelo, Texas
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Arcadia High School (Arcadia, CA)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
195
First Game:
04-07-1977 (Age 22)
Last Game:
05-24-1988
Draft:
1976 : 1st Round (1st)

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Steve Kemp Pitching Stats

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Steve Kemp Hitting Stats

1977 23 Tigers 151 552 75 142 29 4 18 0 88 71 0 93 1 7 5 11 .257 .343 .422
1978 24 Tigers 159 582 75 161 18 4 15 1 79 97 3 87 3 3 1 9 .277 .379 .399
1979 25 Tigers 134 490 88 156 26 3 26 1 105 68 2 70 2 8 2 13 .318 .398 .543
1980 26 Tigers 135 508 88 149 23 3 21 1 101 69 3 64 1 9 4 24 .293 .376 .474
1981 27 Tigers 105 372 52 103 18 4 9 0 49 70 5 48 0 4 1 13 .277 .389 .419
1982 28 White Sox 160 580 91 166 23 1 19 1 98 89 8 83 1 6 3 8 .286 .381 .428
1983 29 Yankees 109 373 53 90 17 3 12 0 49 41 3 37 1 2 2 17 .241 .318 .399
1984 30 Yankees 94 313 37 91 12 1 7 0 41 40 0 54 3 4 1 12 .291 .369 .403
1985 31 Pirates 92 236 19 59 13 2 2 0 21 25 1 54 1 4 0 5 .250 .317 .347
1986 32 Pirates 13 16 1 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 0 6 0 0 0 1 .188 .350 .375
1988 34 Rangers 16 36 2 8 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 9 0 1 0 1 .222 .256 .222
11 Years 1,168 4,058 581 1,128 179 25 130 4 634 576 25 605 13 48 19 114 .278 .367 .431

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Steve Kemp Fielding Stats

1977 Tigers LF 148 147 438 267 1.8 262 252 10 5 1 n/a n/a n/a .981 16.15
1978 Tigers LF 157 156 462 344 2.2 336 325 11 8 2 n/a n/a n/a .977 19.64
1979 Tigers LF 117 114 3,060 243 2.1 237 225 12 6 2 n/a n/a n/a .975 2.09
1979 Tigers RF 3 3 72 5 1.7 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.88
1980 Tigers LF 85 84 2,211 203 2.4 202 198 4 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .995 2.47
1981 Tigers LF 92 92 2,418 219 2.4 216 210 6 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .986 2.41
1982 White Sox LF 154 154 3,945 291 1.9 284 278 6 7 1 n/a n/a n/a .976 1.94
1983 Yankees LF 25 20 540 43 1.7 43 42 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.15
1983 Yankees RF 85 72 1,956 182 2.1 179 175 4 3 4 n/a n/a n/a .984 2.47
1984 Yankees LF 75 70 1,884 141 1.9 137 135 2 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .972 1.96
1985 Pirates LF 63 61 1,428 110 1.7 110 108 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.08
1986 Pirates LF 4 3 66 8 2.0 8 8 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.27
1988 Rangers 1B 1 0 6 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1988 Rangers LF 5 2 66 5 1.0 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.05
1988 Rangers RF 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
LF Totals 925 903 16,518 1,874 2.0 1,840 1,786 54 34 9 n/a n/a n/a .982 3.01
RF Totals 89 75 2,031 187 2.1 184 180 4 3 4 n/a n/a n/a .984 2.45
1B Totals 1 0 6 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
11 Years 1,015 978 18,555 2,062 2.0 2,025 1,967 58 37 13 n/a n/a n/a .982 2.95

Steve Kemp

Steve Kemp Miscellaneous Stats

1977 Tigers 3 3 .500 3 0 0 30.7 5.9 6.3 - - -
1978 Tigers 2 3 .400 3 0 0 38.8 6.7 7.4 - - -
1979 Tigers 5 6 .455 6 0 11 18.8 7.0 4.7 - - -
1980 Tigers 5 1 .833 7 0 46 24.2 7.9 5.0 - - -
1981 Tigers 9 3 .750 3 0 12 41.3 7.8 7.6 - - -
1982 White Sox 7 7 .500 4 0 2 30.5 7.0 5.9 - - -
1983 Yankees 1 0 1.000 14 1 2 31.1 10.1 7.6 - - -
1984 Yankees 4 1 .800 11 0 12 44.7 5.8 7.6 - - -
1985 Pirates 1 0 1.000 31 0 n/a 118.0 4.4 11.2 - - -
1986 Pirates 1 0 1.000 9 0 n/a 16.0 2.7 16.0 - - -
1988 Rangers 1 0 1.000 6 0 7 0.0 4.0 18.0 - - -
11 Years 39 24 .619 97 1 92 31.2 6.7 6.4 - - -

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Steve Kemp Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1977 Detroit Tigers 33 $28,500.00 - -
1978 Detroit Tigers 33 $55,000.00 - -
1979 Detroit Tigers 33 $75,000.00 Stats -
1980 Detroit Tigers 33 $210,000.00 - -
1981 Detroit Tigers 33 $600,000.00 - -
1982 Chicago White Sox 22 Undetermined - -
1983 New York Yankees 21 $878,000.00 - -
1984 New York Yankees 21 $870,000.00 - -
1985 Pittsburgh Pirates 13 $1,420,000.00 - -
1986 Pittsburgh Pirates 23 $1,220,000.00 - -
1988 Texas Rangers 24 $227,500.00 - -
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