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Kurt Best

Kurt D. Best

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: 1952
High School: Austin HS (Austin, MN)

Drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 9th round of the 1971 MLB June Amateur Draft from Austin HS (Austin, MN).

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1971 19 -0.1 White Sox GULF Rk CHW 6 3 .667 2.59 11 8 3 2 0 59.0 60 31 17 1 15 0 38 2 1 4 1.271 9.2 0.2 2.3 5.8 2.53
1972 20 -0.7 Appleton MIDW A CHW 5 6 .455 3.56 30 11 2 0 1 96.0 107 55 38 8 31 3 61 4 0 10 1.438 10.0 0.8 2.9 5.7 1.97
1973 21 0.5 Appleton MIDW A CHW 6 8 .429 4.17 47 7 3 1 3 123.0 127 70 57 6 48 3 116 4 1 4 1.423 9.3 0.4 3.5 8.5 2.42
1974 22 -0.4 Knoxville SOUL AA CHW 1 3 .250 3.87 42 1 0 0 0 100.0 106 58 43 9 36 6 66 5 1 2 1.420 9.5 0.8 3.2 5.9 1.83
1975 23 0.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A CHW 2 4 .333 4.80 38 1 1 0 7 60.0 49 41 32 4 23 1 50 5 1 3 1.200 7.4 0.6 3.4 7.5 2.17
1975 23 2.2 Appleton MIDW A CHW 0 1 .000 4.50 2 0 0 0 0 6.0 6 3 3 0 3 0 7 0 0 0 1.500 9.0 0.0 4.5 10.5 2.33
1975 23 0.8 Knoxville SOUL AA CHW 2 3 .400 4.83 36 1 1 0 7 54.0 43 38 29 4 20 1 43 5 1 3 1.167 7.2 0.7 3.3 7.2 2.15
1976 24 0.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHW 5 9 .357 5.27 49 1 0 0 11 82.0 86 52 48 7 35 9 57 3 1 0 1.476 9.4 0.8 3.8 6.3 1.63
1976 24 1.6 Knoxville SOUL AA CHW 2 5 .286 3.60 25 0 0 0 10 45.0 42 20 18 3 20 6 27 2 0 0 1.378 8.4 0.6 4.0 5.4 1.35
1976 24 -0.7 Iowa AA AAA CHW 3 4 .429 7.30 24 1 0 0 1 37.0 44 32 30 4 15 3 30 1 1 0 1.595 10.7 1.0 3.6 7.3 2.00
6 Seasons 25 33 .431 4.07 217 29 9 3 22 520.0 535 307 235 35 188 22 388 23 5 23 1.390 9.3 0.6 3.3 6.7 2.06
Rk (1 season) Rk 6 3 .667 2.59 11 8 3 2 0 59.0 60 31 17 1 15 0 38 2 1 4 1.271 9.2 0.2 2.3 5.8 2.53
A (3 seasons) A 11 15 .423 3.92 79 18 5 1 4 225.0 240 128 98 14 82 6 184 8 1 14 1.431 9.6 0.6 3.3 7.4 2.24
AA (3 seasons) AA 5 11 .313 4.07 103 2 1 0 17 199.0 191 116 90 16 76 13 136 12 2 5 1.342 8.6 0.7 3.4 6.2 1.79
AAA (1 season) AAA 3 4 .429 7.30 24 1 0 0 1 37.0 44 32 30 4 15 3 30 1 1 0 1.595 10.7 1.0 3.6 7.3 2.00
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1971 19 -0.5 White Sox GULF Rk CHW 11 21 18 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 .167 .286 .167 .452 3 1 0 0
1972 20 -1.0 Appleton MIDW A CHW 30 30 28 3 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 .179 .233 .214 .448 6 0 0 0
1973 21 0.2 Appleton MIDW A CHW 47 36 29 2 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 5 12 .103 .229 .172 .401 5 0 1 1
1974 22 -0.7 Knoxville SOUL AA CHW 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975 23 1.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA CHW 38 3 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .667 .667 1.000 1.667 3 0 0 0 0 0
1975 23 2.2 Appleton MIDW A CHW 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
1975 23 0.1 Knoxville SOUL AA CHW 36 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 2 0 0 0 0 0
1976 24 -0.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CHW 49 10 7 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .143 .333 .143 .476 1 0 1 1 0 0
1976 24 1.1 Knoxville SOUL AA CHW 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976 24 -0.9 Iowa AA AAA CHW 24 10 7 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .143 .333 .143 .476 1 1 1 0
6 Seasons 218 100 85 8 14 4 0 0 3 0 0 10 30 .165 .265 .212 .477 18 0 2 2 1 0
Rk (1 season) Rk 11 21 18 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 .167 .286 .167 .452 3 1 0 0
A (3 seasons) A 79 68 59 5 9 3 0 0 1 0 0 7 23 .153 .239 .203 .442 12 0 0 1 1 0
AA (3 seasons) AA 104 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 2 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (1 season) AAA 24 10 7 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .143 .333 .143 .476 1 1 1 0
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1971 19 White Sox GULF Rk CHW P 11 12 2 9 1 0 .917 1.00
1972 20 Appleton MIDW A CHW P 30 29 8 18 3 4 .897 0.87
1973 21 Appleton MIDW A CHW P 47 24 5 17 2 0 .917 0.47
1974 22 Knoxville SOUL AA CHW P 42 26 3 22 1 2 .962 0.60
1975 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A CHW P 38 11 3 7 1 0 .909 0.26
1975 23 Appleton MIDW A CHW P 2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
1975 23 Knoxville SOUL AA CHW P 36 10 3 6 1 0 .900 0.25
1976 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHW P 49 17 5 11 1 0 .941 0.33
1976 24 Knoxville SOUL AA CHW P 25 10 4 5 1 0 .900 0.36
1976 24 Iowa AA AAA CHW P 24 7 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.29
6 Seasons 217 119 26 84 9 6 .924 0.51

Sabr ID: 024bb375

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