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Ken Sears

Kenneth Eugene Sears (Ziggy)

Position: Catcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: July 6, 1917 in Streator, Illinois, US
Died: July 17, 1968 in Bridgeport, Texas, US
School: University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)

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
1938 20 -2.6 Amsterdam CAML C STL 48 148 51 3 3 11 .345 .628 93
1939 21 -3.7 Norfolk PIED B NYY 118 435 150 21 6 38 .345 .683 297
1940 22 -3.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-AA NYY 113 376 112 20 7 14 .298 .500 188
1940 22 -2.4 Norfolk PIED B NYY 73 272 75 12 7 9 .276 .471 128
1940 22 -4.9 Newark IL AA NYY 40 104 37 8 0 5 .356 .577 60
1941 23 -4.4 Newark IL AA NYY 97 351 306 60 91 14 2 18 51 1 39 41 .297 .387 .533 .920 163 6 0
1942 24 -4.3 Kansas City AA AA NYY 127 475 439 62 123 27 6 13 56 1 36 48 .280 .335 .458 .793 201 11 0 0
1946 28 1.2 San Antonio TL AA SLB 50 146 43 9 0 0 .295 .356 52
1947 29 1.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA BSN,SLB 133 436 139 34 9 8 .319 .493 215
1947 29 1.8 Little Rock SOUA AA BSN 122 424 135 32 9 8 .318 .493 209
1947 29 2.0 San Antonio TL AA SLB 11 12 4 2 0 0 .333 .500 6
1949 31 5.1 Borger WTNM C 127 463 166 35 0 44 .359 .719 333
8 Seasons 813 2830 2749 122 875 163 33 146 107 2 75 89 .318 .338 .561 .899 1542 11 6 0
C (2 seasons) C 175 611 611 217 38 3 55 .355 .355 .697 1.052 426
B (2 seasons) B 191 707 707 225 33 13 47 .318 .318 .601 .919 425
AA (5 seasons) AA 447 1512 1431 122 433 92 17 44 107 2 75 89 .303 .340 .483 .823 691 11 6 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 PB lgCS% PO
1938 20 Amsterdam CAML C STL C 43 198 167 24 7 .965 4.44
1939 21 Norfolk PIED B NYY C 111 615 536 67 12 .980 5.43
1940 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-AA NYY C 85 487 429 47 11 .977 5.60
1940 22 Norfolk PIED B NYY C 57 351 311 34 6 .983 6.05
1940 22 Newark IL AA NYY C 28 136 118 13 5 .963 4.68
1941 23 Newark IL AA NYY C 81 398 338 52 8 3 .980 4.81 8
1942 24 Kansas City AA AA NYY C 115 594 505 74 15 13 .975 5.03 11
5 Seasons 435 2292 1975 264 53 16 .977 5.15 19
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1949 31 Borger WTNM C 1 of 2
1 Season

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Sabr ID: 5bac5108

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