John Kruk Stats

John Kruk was born on Thursday, February 9, 1961, in Charleston, West Virginia. Kruk was 25 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 7, 1986, with the San Diego Padres. 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 John Kruk baseball stats page.

"There's a story, a funny story, about me (John Kruk) sitting in a restaurant. I'm eating this big meal and maybe having a couple of beers and smoking a cigarette. A woman comes by the table. She recognizes me and she's shocked because it seems like I should be in training or something. She's getting all over me, saying that a professional athlete should take better care of himself. I lean back and I say to her, 'I ain't an athlete, lady. I'm a baseball player.'" - John Kruk in "I Ain't an Athlete, Lady..." (John Kruk, Simon & Schuster Publishing, 01/01/1994, Forward)
John Kruk

John Kruk Autograph on a 1986 Topps Baseball Card (#56T | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1986top07' title='1986 Topps Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)
John Kruk Autograph on a 1986 Topps Baseball Card (#56T | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
John Martin Kruk ( Twitter : @JohnKruk_ESPN )
Nickname:
Krukker
Born On:
02-09-1961  (Aquarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Charleston, West Virginia
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Keyser High School (Keyser, WV)
College:
Allegany Community College
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
5-10
Player Weight Chart Weight:
204
First Game:
04-07-1986 (Age 25)
Last Game:
07-30-1995
Draft:
1981 : 3rd Round (62nd)
John Kruk

John Kruk 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
John Kruk

John Kruk Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1986 25 Padres 122 278 33 86 16 2 4 0 38 45 0 58 2 2 0 11 .309 .403 .424
1987 26 Padres 138 447 72 140 14 2 20 0 91 73 15 93 3 4 0 6 .313 .406 .488
1988 27 Padres 120 378 54 91 17 1 9 1 44 80 12 68 3 5 0 7 .241 .369 .362
1989 28 Padres 31 76 7 14 0 0 3 0 6 17 0 14 1 0 0 5 .184 .333 .303
1989 28 Phillies 81 281 46 93 13 6 5 1 38 27 2 39 1 3 0 5 .331 .386 .473
1990 29 Phillies 142 443 52 129 25 8 7 0 67 69 16 70 2 1 0 11 .291 .386 .431
1991 30 Phillies 152 538 84 158 27 6 21 1 92 67 16 100 0 9 1 11 .294 .367 .483
1992 31 Phillies 144 507 86 164 30 4 10 0 70 92 8 88 0 7 1 11 .323 .423 .458
1993 32 Phillies 150 535 100 169 33 5 14 0 85 111 10 87 0 5 0 11 .316 .430 .475
1994 33 Phillies 75 255 35 77 17 0 5 0 38 42 4 51 0 4 0 9 .302 .395 .427
1995 34 White Sox 45 159 13 49 7 0 2 1 23 26 0 33 0 3 0 5 .308 .399 .390
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
10 Years 1,200 3,897 582 1,170 199 34 100 4 592 649 83 701 12 43 2 92 .300 .397 .446
John Kruk

John Kruk Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1986 Padres 1B 9 3 102 40 4.4 39 37 2 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .975 10.32
1986 Padres LF 70 62 1,476 104 1.5 102 99 3 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .981 1.87
1986 Padres RF 6 3 87 5 0.8 5 4 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.55
1987 Padres 1B 101 93 2,457 949 9.4 945 870 75 4 74 n/a n/a n/a .996 10.38
1987 Padres LF 29 29 681 46 1.6 45 42 3 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .978 1.78
1988 Padres 1B 63 56 1,533 571 9.1 568 535 33 3 45 n/a n/a n/a .995 10.00
1988 Padres LF 29 26 639 62 2.1 62 59 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.62
1988 Padres RF 26 26 666 41 1.6 41 40 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.66
1989 Phillies LF 62 59 1,461 105 1.7 103 99 4 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .981 1.90
1989 Padres LF 2 2 54 3 1.5 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.50
1989 Padres RF 25 22 558 49 2.0 47 44 3 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .959 2.27
1989 Phillies RF 12 10 243 15 1.3 15 14 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.67
1989 Phillies 1B 7 5 117 54 7.7 54 53 1 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 12.46
1990 Phillies 1B 61 42 1,233 447 7.3 445 402 43 2 34 n/a n/a n/a .996 9.74
1990 Phillies LF 68 57 1,491 99 1.5 98 97 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .990 1.77
1990 Phillies RF 21 19 462 44 2.1 43 42 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .977 2.51
1991 Phillies 1B 102 89 2,427 786 7.7 784 735 49 2 54 n/a n/a n/a .997 8.72
1991 Phillies CF 11 11 255 18 1.6 18 18 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.91
1991 Phillies LF 36 36 945 85 2.4 84 80 4 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .988 2.40
1991 Phillies RF 6 4 105 15 2.5 15 15 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.86
1992 Phillies 1B 121 106 2,874 1,044 8.6 1,037 979 58 7 76 n/a n/a n/a .993 9.74
1992 Phillies LF 6 5 123 11 1.8 11 11 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.41
1992 Phillies RF 29 29 675 48 1.7 47 47 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .979 1.88
1993 Phillies 1B 144 138 3,729 1,226 8.5 1,218 1,149 69 8 79 n/a n/a n/a .993 8.82
1994 Phillies 1B 69 67 1,755 588 8.5 585 539 46 3 44 n/a n/a n/a .995 9.00
1995 White Sox 1B 1 1 24 11 11.0 10 10 0 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .909 11.25
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1B Totals 678 600 16,251 5,716 8.4 5,685 5,309 376 31 412 n/a n/a n/a .995 9.45
LF Totals 302 276 6,870 515 1.7 508 490 18 7 3 n/a n/a n/a .986 2.00
RF Totals 125 113 2,796 217 1.7 213 206 7 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .982 2.06
CF Totals 11 11 255 18 1.6 18 18 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.91
10 Years 1,116 1,000 26,172 6,466 5.8 6,424 6,023 401 42 415 n/a n/a n/a .994 6.63
John Kruk

John Kruk Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1986 Padres 2 4 .333 42 3 n/a 69.5 4.8 7.3 - - -
1987 Padres 18 10 .643 14 0 n/a 22.4 4.8 4.9 - - -
1988 Padres 5 3 .625 12 0 n/a 42.0 5.6 8.6 - - -
1989 Padres 0 0 .000 5 0 n/a 25.3 5.4 12.7 - - -
1989 Phillies 3 0 1.000 6 0 n/a 56.2 7.2 7.4 - - -
1990 Phillies 10 5 .667 17 1 n/a 63.3 6.3 6.6 - - -
1991 Phillies 7 0 1.000 10 0 n/a 25.6 5.4 5.8 - - -
1992 Phillies 3 5 .375 2 0 n/a 50.7 5.8 7.2 - - -
1993 Phillies 6 2 .750 9 0 n/a 38.2 6.1 6.3 - - -
1994 Phillies 4 1 .800 6 0 n/a 51.0 5.0 6.7 - - -
1995 White Sox 0 1 .000 2 0 42 79.5 4.8 6.9 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
10 Years 58 31 .652 125 4 42 39.0 5.6 6.6 - - -
John Kruk

John Kruk Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1986 San Diego Padres 44 $60,000.00 - -
1987 San Diego Padres 8 , 44 $110,000.00 - -
1988 San Diego Padres 8 $250,000.00 - -
1989 San Diego Padres 8 $450,000.00 - -
1989 Philadelphia Phillies 11 "     " - -
1990 Philadelphia Phillies 11 , 19 $655,000.00 - -
1991 Philadelphia Phillies 19 $1,175,000.00 Stats -
1992 Philadelphia Phillies 29 $2,350,000.00 Stats -
1993 Philadelphia Phillies 29 $2,450,000.00 Stats Stats
1994 Philadelphia Phillies 29 $2,450,000.00 - n/a
1995 Chicago White Sox 29 $1,000,000.00 - -


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