Jeff Kent Stats

Jeff Kent was born on Thursday, March 7, 1968, in Bellflower, California. Kent was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 12, 1992, with the Toronto Blue Jays. 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 Jeff Kent baseball stats page.

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"Jeff Kent is one of our leaders on our team. Jeff Kent carries himself very professionally. Jeff Kent is an outstanding hitter. I think Jeff Kent and myself complement each other very well. If one's not doing it, the other wants to do it. If one's doing it, the other one wants to do better. I think that's outstanding. Michael Jordan had Scottie Pippen, Magic Johnson had Kareem. There's always got to be somebody to help that other person, one, become a better player or challenge themselves, and Jeff Kent challenges me a lot in how I perform. And I try to challenge him as much as I can for his performance. I think we complement each other very, very well." - Barry Bonds (Workout Day Press Conference, 10/18/2002)

Jeff Kent

Jeff Kent Autograph on a 1993 Score (#189)

Jeff Kent Autograph on a 1993 Score (#189)

Birth Name:
Jeffrey Franklin Kent
Nickname:
Jeff
Born On:
03-07-1968  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Bellflower, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Edison High School (Huntington Beach, CA)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
185
First Game:
04-12-1992 (Age 24)
Last Game:
10-15-2008
Draft:
1989 : 20th Round (521st)

Jeff Kent

Jeff Kent Pitching Stats

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Jeff Kent

Jeff Kent Hitting Stats

1992 24 Blue Jays 65 192 36 46 13 1 8 0 35 20 0 47 0 4 6 3 .240 .324 .443
1992 24 Mets 37 113 16 27 8 1 3 0 15 7 0 29 0 0 1 2 .239 .289 .407
1993 25 Mets 140 496 65 134 24 0 21 1 80 30 2 88 6 4 8 11 .270 .320 .446
1994 26 Mets 107 415 53 121 24 5 14 1 68 23 3 84 1 3 10 7 .292 .341 .475
1995 27 Mets 125 472 65 131 22 3 20 0 65 29 3 89 1 4 8 9 .278 .327 .464
1996 28 Mets 89 335 45 97 20 1 9 0 39 21 1 56 1 3 1 7 .290 .331 .436
1996 28 Indians 39 102 16 27 7 0 3 0 16 10 0 22 0 3 1 1 .265 .328 .422
1997 29 Giants 155 580 90 145 38 2 29 3 121 48 6 133 0 10 13 14 .250 .316 .472
1998 30 Giants 137 526 94 156 37 3 31 2 128 48 4 110 1 10 9 16 .297 .359 .555
1999 31 Giants 138 511 86 148 40 2 23 1 101 61 3 112 0 8 5 12 .290 .366 .511
2000 32 Giants 159 587 114 196 41 7 33 1 125 90 6 107 0 9 9 17 .334 .424 .596
2001 33 Giants 159 607 84 181 49 6 22 0 106 65 4 96 0 13 11 11 .298 .369 .507
2002 34 Giants 152 623 102 195 42 2 37 0 108 52 3 101 0 3 4 20 .313 .368 .565
2003 35 Astros 130 505 77 150 39 1 22 1 93 39 2 85 0 3 5 13 .297 .351 .509
2004 36 Astros 145 540 96 156 34 8 27 1 107 49 3 96 0 11 6 23 .289 .348 .531
2005 37 Dodgers 149 553 100 160 36 0 29 2 105 72 8 85 0 4 8 19 .289 .377 .512
2006 38 Dodgers 115 407 61 119 27 3 14 0 68 55 8 69 0 3 8 9 .292 .385 .477
2007 39 Dodgers 136 494 78 149 36 1 20 0 79 57 4 61 0 6 5 17 .302 .375 .500
2008 40 Dodgers 121 440 42 123 23 1 12 0 59 25 1 52 0 2 7 13 .280 .327 .418
17 Years 2,298 8,498 1,320 2,461 560 47 377 13 1,518 801 61 1,522 10 103 125 224 .290 .356 .500

Jeff Kent

Jeff Kent Fielding Stats

1992 Blue Jays 1B 3 0 24 6 2.0 6 5 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.75
1992 Blue Jays 2B 17 9 288 62 3.6 61 24 37 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .984 5.72
1992 Blue Jays 3B 49 43 1,116 117 2.4 107 33 74 10 3 n/a n/a n/a .915 2.59
1992 Mets 2B 34 30 795 147 4.3 144 60 84 3 18 n/a n/a n/a .980 4.89
1992 Mets 3B 1 0 18 7 7.0 7 1 6 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 10.50
1992 Mets SS 1 1 27 4 4.0 4 1 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.00
1993 Mets 2B 127 124 3,210 579 4.6 561 250 311 18 68 n/a n/a n/a .969 4.72
1993 Mets 3B 12 12 303 40 3.3 37 9 28 3 5 n/a n/a n/a .925 3.30
1993 Mets SS 2 0 15 5 2.5 4 2 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .800 7.20
1994 Mets 2B 107 107 2,811 573 5.4 559 222 337 14 76 n/a n/a n/a .976 5.37
1995 Mets 2B 122 122 3,135 608 5.0 598 245 353 10 69 n/a n/a n/a .984 5.15
1996 Mets 3B 89 89 2,238 280 3.1 259 75 184 21 19 n/a n/a n/a .925 3.12
1996 Indians 1B 20 12 360 122 6.1 121 112 9 1 13 n/a n/a n/a .992 9.08
1996 Indians 2B 9 7 195 41 4.6 41 11 30 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.68
1996 Indians 3B 6 5 126 9 1.5 9 2 7 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.93
1997 Giants 1B 13 8 243 84 6.5 84 80 4 0 6 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.33
1997 Giants 2B 148 143 3,681 766 5.2 750 325 425 16 104 n/a n/a n/a .979 5.50
1998 Giants 1B 1 0 2 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 13.50
1998 Giants 2B 134 134 3,498 702 5.2 682 278 404 20 87 n/a n/a n/a .972 5.26
1999 Giants 1B 1 1 21 9 9.0 9 7 2 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 11.57
1999 Giants 2B 133 132 3,377 618 4.6 608 281 327 10 86 n/a n/a n/a .984 4.86
2000 Giants 1B 16 11 277 75 4.7 73 73 0 2 10 n/a n/a n/a .973 7.12
2000 Giants 2B 150 146 3,774 705 4.7 695 301 394 10 96 n/a n/a n/a .986 4.97
2001 Giants 1B 30 22 640 208 6.9 206 192 14 2 19 n/a n/a n/a .990 8.69
2001 Giants 2B 140 134 3,513 668 4.8 659 269 390 9 91 n/a n/a n/a .987 5.06
2002 Giants 1B 9 9 200 57 6.3 57 55 2 0 7 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 7.70
2002 Giants 2B 149 142 3,778 721 4.8 705 293 412 16 113 n/a n/a n/a .978 5.04
2003 Astros 2B 128 127 3,339 643 5.0 632 278 354 11 83 n/a n/a n/a .983 5.11
2004 Astros 2B 139 138 3,568 657 4.7 650 276 374 7 74 n/a n/a n/a .989 4.92
2005 Dodgers 1B 14 10 243 100 7.1 98 92 6 2 9 n/a n/a n/a .980 10.89
2005 Dodgers 2B 140 138 3,630 724 5.2 708 284 424 16 87 n/a n/a n/a .978 5.27
2006 Dodgers 1B 9 5 138 52 5.8 52 52 0 0 6 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 10.17
2006 Dodgers 2B 108 107 2,664 539 5.0 531 217 314 8 73 n/a n/a n/a .985 5.38
2007 Dodgers 2B 133 132 3,252 577 4.3 563 235 328 14 76 n/a n/a n/a .976 4.67
2008 Dodgers 1B 1 1 12 8 8.0 8 7 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 18.00
2008 Dodgers 2B 116 114 2,655 458 3.9 447 168 279 11 53 n/a n/a n/a .976 4.55
2B Totals 2,034 1,986 51,163 9,788 4.8 9,594 4,017 5,577 194 1,257 n/a n/a n/a .980 5.06
3B Totals 157 149 3,801 453 2.9 419 120 299 34 29 n/a n/a n/a .925 2.98
1B Totals 117 79 2,160 722 6.2 715 676 39 7 72 n/a n/a n/a .990 8.94
SS Totals 3 1 42 9 3.0 8 3 5 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .889 5.14
17 Years 2,311 2,215 57,166 10,972 4.7 10,736 4,816 5,920 236 1,358 n/a n/a n/a .978 5.07

Jeff Kent

Jeff Kent Miscellaneous Stats

1992 Blue Jays 2 1 .667 2 2 0 24.0 4.1 5.5 - - -
1992 Mets 0 2 .000 1 1 n/a 37.7 3.9 7.5 - - -
1993 Mets 4 4 .500 1 0 n/a 23.6 5.6 6.2 - - -
1994 Mets 1 4 .200 0 0 n/a 29.6 4.9 6.1 - - -
1995 Mets 3 3 .500 3 0 n/a 23.6 5.3 7.3 - - -
1996 Mets 4 3 .571 0 0 n/a 37.2 6.0 8.6 - - -
1996 Indians 2 1 .667 2 1 5 34.0 4.6 6.4 - - -
1997 Giants 11 3 .786 2 0 0 20.0 4.4 4.8 - - -
1998 Giants 9 4 .692 2 0 0 17.0 4.8 4.1 - - -
1999 Giants 13 6 .684 5 0 0 22.2 4.6 5.1 - - -
2000 Giants 12 9 .571 2 0 0 17.8 5.5 4.7 - - -
2001 Giants 7 6 .538 1 0 0 27.6 6.3 5.7 - - -
2002 Giants 5 1 .833 1 0 0 16.8 6.2 5.8 - - -
2003 Astros 6 2 .750 6 0 0 23.0 5.9 5.4 - - -
2004 Astros 7 3 .700 8 0 2 20.0 5.6 5.0 - - -
2005 Dodgers 6 2 .750 1 0 0 19.1 6.5 5.3 - - -
2006 Dodgers 1 2 .333 2 0 0 29.1 5.9 6.0 - - -
2007 Dodgers 1 3 .250 4 0 0 24.7 8.1 6.3 - - -
2008 Dodgers 0 1 .000 6 0 0 36.7 8.5 7.5 - - -
17 Years 94 60 .610 49 4 7 22.5 5.6 5.6 - - -

Jeff Kent

Jeff Kent Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1992 Toronto Blue Jays 11 $109,000.00 - -
1992 New York Mets 39 "     " - -
1993 New York Mets 12 $195,000.00 - -
1994 New York Mets 12 $437,500.00 - n/a
1995 New York Mets 12 $710,000.00 - -
1996 New York Mets 12 $1,960,000.00 - -
1996 Cleveland Indians 12 "     " - -
1997 San Francisco Giants 21 $2,625,000.00 - -
1998 San Francisco Giants 21 $3,400,000.00 - -
1999 San Francisco Giants 21 $5,750,000.00 Stats -
2000 San Francisco Giants 21 $6,000,000.00 Stats -
2001 San Francisco Giants 21 $6,000,000.00 Stats -
2002 San Francisco Giants 21 $6,000,000.00 - Stats
2003 Houston Astros 12 $6,949,840.00 - -
2004 Houston Astros 12 $9,517,562.00 Stats -
2005 Los Angeles Dodgers 12 $7,350,000.00 Stats -
2006 Los Angeles Dodgers 12 $10,453,382.00 - -
2007 Los Angeles Dodgers 12 $9,814,117.00 - -
2008 Los Angeles Dodgers 12 $9,000,000.00 - -
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Did you know that Jeff Kent hit eight home runs with the Blue Jays (1992), sixty-seven home runs with the Mets (1992-1996), three home runs with the Indians (1996), one-hundred seventy-five home runs with the Giants (1997-2002), forty-nine home runs with the Astros (2003-2004), and seventy-five home runs with the Dodgers (2005-2008), giving him 377 career home runs - the most home runs hit by a second baseman in Major League history ?

Did you know that Jeff Kent drove in 100-or-more runs eight times (1997-2002, 2004-2005) during his career, including a streak of six consecutive 100-RBI seasons? Did you know Kent is the only second baseman in baseball history with such a streak? If you check the stats of Hall of Fame Second Basemen , only two have ever had more Career RBI than Jeff Kent. Do you know who they are? [ Answer #1 | Answer #2 ]

Did you know that Jeff Kent could hit for average as well, finishing with the highest batting average by a second baseman during a single season four times, earning him the second most Silver Slugger Awards by a National League second baseman? Kent is tied with Hall of Famer Craig Biggio , six-time All-Star Chase Utley , and that trio trails seven-time recipient, the great Ryne Sandberg .

Jeff Kent Hits for Cycle
Jeff Kent Hits for Cycle | The Tampa Tribune | May 4, 1999 | Box Score
In 1915, Larry Doyle became the first Giants player in franchise history to hit 40 doubles, a record he only held until High Pockets Kelly had 42 in 1921. Hall of Famers Bill Terry (1931) and Willie Mays (1959) shared the record (43) until Jack Clark set a new plateau in 1978 (46). In 2001, Jeff Kent a franchise record 49 doubles, a mark that remains in place through today!
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Jeff Kent | 2003 Topps Record Breakers Baseball Card (#JK) | Baseball Almanac Collection

The Sporting News, on September 24, 2009, announced their Team of the Decade which was composed of Joe Mauer (catcher), Albert Pujols (first base), Jeff Kent (second base), Derek Jeter (shortstop), Alex Rodriguez (third base), Barry Bonds (outfield), Ichiro Suzuki (outfield), Manny Ramirez (outfield), David Ortiz (designated hitter), Randy Johnson (starting pitcher), Mariano Rivera (closer) and Joe Torre (manager).

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