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Ken Dayley

Kenneth Grant Dayley

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 171 lb.

Born: February 25, 1959 in Jerome, ID
High School: The Dalles HS (The Dalles, OR)
School: University of Portland (Portland, OR)
Drafted
by the Atlanta Braves in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1980 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 13, 1982 (Age 23.077)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1982 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cardinals/Braves/BlueJays 1982-1993

Final Game: April 14, 1993 (Age 34.048)
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Standard Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1982 ATL NL 23 P 20 11 0 71.1 8 3 5 0 0 1.000 1.01 0.40 .952 1.96 1.97 8 1 11% 32% 0
1983 ATL NL 24 P 24 16 0 104.2 7 0 7 0 0 1.000 0.60 0.29 .951 1.92 1.91 10 9 47% 33% 0
1984 TOT NL 25 P 7 6 0 23.2 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 1.90 0.71 .954 1.86 1.87 2 1 33% 31% 0
1984 ATL NL 25 P 4 4 0 18.2 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 2.41 1.25 .954 1.88 1.88 1 1 50% 31% 0
1984 STL NL 25 P 3 2 0 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1.80 1.87 1 0 0% 31% 0
1985 STL NL 26 P 57 0 0 65.1 20 5 15 0 0 1.000 2.76 0.35 .953 1.91 1.92 3 0 0% 30% 0
1986 STL NL 27 P 31 0 0 38.2 8 1 7 0 0 1.000 1.86 0.26 .955 1.93 1.94 2 0 0% 32% 0
1987 STL NL 28 P 53 0 0 61.0 7 3 4 0 1 1.000 1.03 0.13 .954 1.90 1.90 5 2 29% 29% 0
1988 STL NL 29 P 54 0 0 55.1 9 2 7 0 0 1.000 1.46 0.17 .956 1.95 1.96 6 2 25% 29% 0
1989 STL NL 30 P 71 0 0 75.1 8 2 5 1 0 .875 0.84 0.10 .948 1.86 1.87 5 3 38% 32% 0
1990 STL NL 31 P 58 0 0 73.1 14 5 8 1 1 .929 1.60 0.22 .957 1.80 1.79 3 2 40% 29% 0
1991 TOR AL 32 P 8 0 0 4.1 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 4.15 0.25 .955 1.87 1.80 2 0 0% 34% 0
1993 TOR AL 34 P 2 0 0 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1.35 1.80 0 0 0
11 Seasons P 385 33 0 573.2 88 23 63 2 2 .977 1.35 0.22 .954 1.90 1.89 46 20 30% 31% 0
11 Seasons TOT 385 33 0 573.2 88 23 63 2 2 .977 1.35 0.22 .954 1.90 1.89 46 20 30% 31% 0
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
1982 ATL NL 23 P
1983 ATL NL 24 P
1984 ATL NL 25 P
1984 STL NL 25 P
1985 STL NL 26 P
1986 STL NL 27 P
1987 STL NL 28 P
1988 STL NL 29 P
1989 STL NL 30 P
1990 STL NL 31 P
1991 TOR AL 32 P
1993 TOR AL 34 P
11 Seasons P
11 Seasons TOT

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1982 ATL NL 23 20 11 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 ATL NL 24 25 16 25 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1984 ATL NL 25 5 4 5 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1984 STL NL 25 3 2 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 STL NL 26 57 0 57 57 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 STL NL 27 32 0 32 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1987 STL NL 28 53 0 53 53 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 STL NL 29 54 0 54 54 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 STL NL 30 71 0 71 71 71 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 STL NL 31 58 0 58 58 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 TOR AL 32 8 0 0 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 TOR AL 34 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Seasons 388 33 378 385 385 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- P*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt 31 Tot 1B 2B Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 163 GB LD bFld bF2O%
1982 ATL NL 23 313 85% 22% 7 100% 0 3 0 1 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 100%
1983 ATL NL 24 436 80% 22% 8 88% 0 0 0 0 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100%
1984 ATL NL 25 92 84% 24% 4 100% 0 1 0 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100%
1984 STL NL 25 32 88% 16% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 STL NL 26 272 73% 28% 14 100% 0 6 0 4 13 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 100%
1986 STL NL 27 170 76% 29% 10 100% 0 1 0 1 10 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100%
1987 STL NL 28 260 67% 25% 5 100% 0 3 1 1 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 100%
1988 STL NL 29 227 78% 30% 9 89% 0 2 0 1 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 75%
1989 STL NL 30 311 81% 31% 6 100% 0 2 0 1 5 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 100%
1990 STL NL 31 307 77% 26% 12 67% 1 5 0 4 7 5 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 50%
1991 TOR AL 32 26 77% 31% 1 100% 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 TOR AL 34 7 14% 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Seasons 2453 78% 26% 76 92% 1 24 1 15 64 53 6 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 23 91%
MLB Averages 81% 30% 92% 88%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Def. Games as P s c a p y
1989 NL  71 (4th)

                                         

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