Jimmy Key Stats

Jimmy Key was born on Saturday, April 22, 1961, in Huntsville, Alabama. Key was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 6, 1984, 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 Jimmy Key baseball stats page.

"He's (Jimmy Key) a pitcher, not a thrower. He has an average fastball, a good sinker and curve, and knows how to change speed on his pitches. He also throws a cut fastball with good movement on it. And, his control is outstanding." - Coach Al Widmar in Baseball Digest (March 1988)
Jimmy Key

Jimmy Key Autograph on a 1985 Topps Baseball Card (#193 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1985top06' title='1985 Topps Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)
Jimmy Key Autograph on a 1985 Topps Baseball Card (#193 | Checklist )

Birth Name:
James Edward Key
Nickname:
Jimmy
Born On:
04-22-1961  (Taurus)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Huntsville, Alabama
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Butler High School (Huntsville, AL)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
190
First Game:
04-06-1984 (Age 22)
Last Game:
09-20-1998
Draft:
1982 : 3rd Round (56th)
Jimmy Key

Jimmy Key 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
1984 23 Blue Jays 63 0 24 4 5 .444 4.65 0 0 10 62.0 285 70 32 37 8 32 8 44 3 1 1 -
1985 24 Blue Jays 35 32 0 14 6 .700 3.00 3 0 0 212.2 856 188 71 77 22 50 1 85 6 2 1 -
1986 25 Blue Jays 36 35 0 14 11 .560 3.57 4 2 0 232.0 959 222 92 98 24 74 1 141 3 3 0 -
1987 26 Blue Jays 36 36 0 17 8 .680 2.76 8 1 0 261.0 1,033 210 80 93 24 66 6 161 8 2 5 -
1988 27 Blue Jays 21 21 0 12 5 .706 3.29 2 2 0 131.1 551 127 48 55 13 30 2 65 1 5 0 -
1989 28 Blue Jays 33 33 0 13 14 .481 3.88 5 1 0 216.0 886 226 93 99 18 27 2 118 4 3 1 -
1990 29 Blue Jays 27 27 0 13 7 .650 4.25 0 0 0 154.2 636 169 73 79 20 22 2 88 0 1 1 -
1991 30 Blue Jays 33 33 0 16 12 .571 3.05 2 2 0 209.1 877 207 71 84 12 44 3 125 1 3 0 -
1992 31 Blue Jays 33 33 0 13 13 .500 3.53 4 2 0 216.2 900 205 85 88 24 59 0 117 5 4 0 -
1993 32 Yankees 34 34 0 18 6 .750 3.00 4 2 0 236.2 948 219 79 84 26 43 1 173 3 1 0 -
1994 33 Yankees 25 25 0 17 4 .810 3.27 1 0 0 168.0 710 177 61 68 10 52 0 97 8 3 1 -
1995 34 Yankees 5 5 0 1 2 .333 5.64 0 0 0 30.1 134 40 19 20 3 6 1 14 1 0 0 -
1996 35 Yankees 30 30 0 12 11 .522 4.68 0 0 0 169.1 715 171 88 93 21 58 1 116 2 2 0 -
1997 36 Orioles 34 34 0 16 10 .615 3.43 1 1 0 212.1 902 210 81 90 24 82 1 141 4 5 1 -
1998 37 Orioles 25 11 4 6 3 .667 4.20 0 0 0 79.1 327 77 37 39 5 23 0 53 1 3 1 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
15 Years 470 389 28 186 117 .614 3.51 34 13 10 2,591.2 10,719 2,518 1,010 1,104 254 668 29 1,538 50 38 12 -
Jimmy Key

Jimmy Key Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1984 23 Blue Jays 63 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1985 24 Blue Jays 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1986 25 Blue Jays 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1987 26 Blue Jays 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1988 27 Blue Jays 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1989 28 Blue Jays 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1990 29 Blue Jays 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1991 30 Blue Jays 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1992 31 Blue Jays 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1993 32 Yankees 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1994 33 Yankees 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1995 34 Yankees 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1996 35 Yankees 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1997 36 Orioles 34 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1998 37 Orioles 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
15 Years 470 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Jimmy Key

Jimmy Key Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1984 Blue Jays P 63 0 186 21 0.3 20 9 11 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .952 2.90
1985 Blue Jays P 35 32 638 70 2.0 67 15 52 3 3 n/a n/a n/a .957 2.84
1986 Blue Jays P 36 35 696 60 1.7 60 18 42 0 4 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.33
1987 Blue Jays P 36 36 783 64 1.8 61 17 44 3 5 n/a n/a n/a .953 2.10
1988 Blue Jays P 21 21 394 24 1.1 24 5 19 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.64
1989 Blue Jays P 33 33 648 57 1.7 55 11 44 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .965 2.29
1990 Blue Jays P 27 27 464 31 1.1 30 8 22 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .968 1.75
1991 Blue Jays P 33 33 628 61 1.8 59 22 37 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .967 2.54
1992 Blue Jays P 33 33 650 46 1.4 45 18 27 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .978 1.87
1993 Yankees P 34 34 710 51 1.5 47 14 33 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .922 1.79
1994 Yankees P 25 25 504 48 1.9 46 6 40 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .958 2.46
1995 Yankees P 5 5 91 7 1.4 7 4 3 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.08
1996 Yankees P 30 30 508 40 1.3 39 9 30 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .975 2.07
1997 Orioles P 34 34 637 51 1.5 49 12 37 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .961 2.08
1998 Orioles P 25 11 238 15 0.6 15 4 11 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.70
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 470 389 7,775 646 1.4 624 172 452 22 35 n/a n/a n/a .966 2.17
15 Years 470 389 7,775 646 1.4 624 172 452 22 35 n/a n/a n/a .966 2.17
Jimmy Key

Jimmy Key Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1984 Blue Jays 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.38 6.39 4.65
1985 Blue Jays 0 0 .000 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.70 3.60 2.12
1986 Blue Jays 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.91 5.47 2.87
1987 Blue Jays 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.44 5.55 2.28
1988 Blue Jays 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.17 4.45 2.06
1989 Blue Jays 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.37 4.92 1.13
1990 Blue Jays 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.00 5.12 1.28
1991 Blue Jays 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.84 5.37 1.89
1992 Blue Jays 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.98 4.86 2.45
1993 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.02 6.58 1.64
1994 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.87 5.20 2.79
1995 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.33 4.15 1.78
1996 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.00 6.17 3.08
1997 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.72 5.98 3.48
1998 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.30 6.01 2.61
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
15 Years 0 0 .000 0 1 1 0.0 1.0 0.0 2.30 5.34 2.32
Jimmy Key

Jimmy Key Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1984 Toronto Blue Jays 27 $40,000.00 - -
1985 Toronto Blue Jays 22 $131,250.00 Stats -
1986 Toronto Blue Jays 22 $552,500.00 - -
1987 Toronto Blue Jays 22 $554,391.00 - -
1988 Toronto Blue Jays 22 $440,225.00 - -
1989 Toronto Blue Jays 22 $1,766,666.00 - -
1990 Toronto Blue Jays 22 $1,466,667.00 - -
1991 Toronto Blue Jays 22 Undetermined Stats -
1992 Toronto Blue Jays 22 $2,275,000.00 - Stats
1993 New York Yankees 22 $4,900,000.00 Stats -
1994 New York Yankees 22 $5,350,000.00 Stats n/a
1995 New York Yankees 22 $4,873,700.00 - -
1996 New York Yankees 22 $1,750,000.00 - Stats
1997 Baltimore Orioles 21 $2,340,000.00 - -
1998 Baltimore Orioles 21 $5,390,825.00 - -


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