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Kevin Elster

Kevin Daniel Elster

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

Born: August 3, 1964 in San Pedro, California, US
High School: Marina HS (Huntington Beach, CA)
School: Golden West College (Huntington Beach, CA)

Drafted by the New York Mets in the 2nd round of the 1984 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase from Golden West College (Huntington Beach, CA).

Major League Stats

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
1984 19 -1.9 Little Falls NYPL A- NYM 71 298 257 35 66 7 3 3 35 13 2 35 41 .257 .342 .342 .685 88 1 0 5 1
1985 20 -2.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA NYM 118 495 438 71 121 22 0 9 48 10 5 52 48 .276 .358 .388 .746 170 4 0 1 3
1985 20 -2.2 Lynchburg CARL A NYM 59 260 224 41 66 9 0 7 26 8 2 33 21 .295 .388 .429 .817 96 2 0 1 2
1985 20 -3.4 Jackson TL AA NYM 59 235 214 30 55 13 0 2 22 2 3 19 27 .257 .323 .346 .669 74 2 0 0 1
1986 21 -3.0 Jackson TL AA NYM 127 512 435 69 117 19 3 2 52 7 8 61 46 .269 .358 .340 .698 148 4 4 8 3
1987 22 -3.5 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 134 591 549 83 170 33 7 8 74 7 3 35 62 .310 .350 .439 .789 241 1 3 3 4
1993 28 4.3 San Antonio TL AA LAD 10 43 39 5 11 2 1 0 7 0 0 4 4 .282 .349 .385 .733 15 0 0 0 0 0
1994 29 5.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ NYY 44 172 146 21 35 8 0 2 23 2 0 23 18 .240 .337 .336 .673 49 3 0 0 3 0
1994 29 6.6 Tampa FLOR A+ NYY 3 13 11 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 .182 .308 .273 .580 3 0 0 0 0 0
1994 29 4.9 Albany-Colonie EL AA NYY 41 159 135 19 33 7 0 2 21 2 0 21 16 .244 .340 .341 .680 46 3 0 0 3 0
1995 30 3.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA KCR,PHI 16 67 59 7 15 7 0 0 8 0 0 7 11 .254 .328 .373 .701 22 1 0 0 1 0
1995 30 2.9 Omaha AA AAA KCR 11 48 42 5 10 4 0 0 6 0 0 5 8 .238 .313 .333 .646 14 0 0 0 1 0
1995 30 3.6 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre IL AAA PHI 5 19 17 2 5 3 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 .294 .368 .471 .839 8 1 0 0 0 0
7 Seasons 520 2178 1923 291 535 98 14 24 247 39 18 217 230 .278 .351 .381 .732 733 4 10 7 21 11
A- (1 season) A- 71 298 257 35 66 7 3 3 35 13 2 35 41 .257 .342 .342 .685 88 1 0 5 1
A (1 season) A 59 260 224 41 66 9 0 7 26 8 2 33 21 .295 .388 .429 .817 96 2 0 1 2
A+ (1 season) A+ 3 13 11 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 .182 .308 .273 .580 3 0 0 0 0 0
AA (4 seasons) AA 237 949 823 123 216 41 4 6 102 11 11 105 93 .262 .346 .344 .690 283 3 6 4 11 4
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 150 658 608 90 185 40 7 8 82 7 3 42 73 .304 .348 .433 .781 263 1 1 3 4 4
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
1984 19 Little Falls NYPL A- NYM SS 71 358 128 214 16 45 .955 4.82
1985 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A NYM SS 118 630 189 415 26 73 .959 5.12
1985 20 Lynchburg CARL A NYM SS 59 293 82 195 16 37 .945 4.69
1985 20 Jackson TL AA NYM SS 59 337 107 220 10 36 .970 5.54
1986 21 Jackson TL AA NYM SS 123 589 196 365 28 83 .952 4.56
1987 22 Tidewater IL AAA NYM SS 133 659 219 419 21 74 .968 4.80
1993 28 San Antonio TL AA LAD SS 10 49 14 31 4 3 .918 4.50
1994 29 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ NYY 2B 4 11 4 7 0 3 1.000 2.75
1994 29 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ NYY 3B 4 11 2 8 1 0 .909 2.50
1994 29 Tampa FLOR A+ NYY 3B 1 6 1 4 1 0 .833 5.00
1994 29 Tampa FLOR A+ NYY 2B 2 6 3 3 0 2 1.000 3.00
1994 29 Albany-Colonie EL AA NYY SS 37 173 62 104 7 27 .960 4.49
1994 29 Albany-Colonie EL AA NYY 3B 3 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 1.67
1994 29 Albany-Colonie EL AA NYY 2B 2 5 1 4 0 1 1.000 2.50
1995 30 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA KCR,PHI SS 16 71 28 42 1 16 .986 4.38
1995 30 Omaha AA AAA KCR SS 11 52 22 30 0 12 1.000 4.73
1995 30 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre IL AAA PHI SS 5 19 6 12 1 4 .947 3.60
7 Seasons 516 2551 842 1605 104 324 .959 4.74
SS (7 seasons) SS 508 2529 836 1590 103 321 .959 4.78
2B (1 season) 2B 4 11 4 7 0 3 1.000 2.75
3B (1 season) 3B 4 11 2 8 1 0 .909 2.50

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1984 19 Little Falls Mets New York-Pennsylvania League A- NYM
1985 20 Lynchburg Mets Carolina League A NYM
1985 20 Jackson Mets Texas League AA NYM
1986 21 Jackson Mets Texas League AA NYM
1986 21 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1986-09-02 1986-10-05
1987 22 Tidewater Tides International League AAA NYM
1987 22 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1987-09-12 1987-10-03
1988 23 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1988-04-04 1988-10-02
1989 24 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1989-04-03 1989-10-01
1990 25 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1990-04-09 1990-08-03
1991 26 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1991-04-10 1991-10-05
1992 27 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1992-04-06 1992-04-12
1993 28 San Antonio Missions Texas League AA LAD
1994 29 Tampa Yankees Florida State League A+ NYY
1994 29 Albany-Colonie Yankees Eastern League AA NYY
1994 29 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1994-06-30 1994-07-06
1995 30 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons International League AAA PHI
1995 30 Omaha Royals American Association AAA KCR
1995 30 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1995-04-29 1995-05-28
1995 30 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB PHI 2 1995-07-14 1995-10-01
1996 31 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1996-04-01 1996-09-29
1997 32 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB PIT 1 1997-04-01 1997-05-16
1998 33 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1998-03-31 1998-07-30
1999 34 Did Not Play
2000 35 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB LAD 1 2000-04-03 2000-10-01

Sabr ID: 3ef74640

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