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Ken Hubbs

Kenneth Douglass Hubbs

Position: Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: December 23, 1941 in Riverside, CA
High School: Colton HS (Colton, CA)
School: Brigham Young University (Provo, UT)
Signed
by the Chicago Cubs as an amateur free agent in 1959. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 10, 1961 (Age 19)   vs. PHI 3 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Lost 1962 [*]
Team: Cubs 1961-1963

Final Game: September 29, 1963 (Age 21)   vs. MLN 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: February 15, 1964 in Provo, UT
Buried: Montecito Cemetery, Loma Linda, CA
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Career Home Runs

For all seasons after 1973, the play-by-play data is complete (summary of missing data for pre-1974). For some games from 1954 to 1973, we do not have complete play-by-play.

Ken Hubbs: 14 Career Home Runs

0 leading off, 0 walk-off, 3 tying, 4 go ahead
1 Tm
CHC14
 
vs RHP10
vs LHP4
 
Home10
Away4
 
Leverage
High Lev1
Medium Lev6
Low Lev7
7 Opps
HOU3
STL3
CIN2
SFG2
PHI2
NYM1
MLN1
13 Pitchers
Jack Fisher2
Bob Sadowski1
Art Mahaffey1
Don McMahon1
Joe Nuxhall1
Joey Jay1
Ed Bauta1
Chris Short1
Ernie Broglio1
Curt Simmons1
Don Rowe1
Bob Bruce1
Ken Johnson1
5 Parks
Wrigley Fld10
Sprtsmn3/Busch1
Candlestick1
Polo Grounds1
Colt Stad1
Where Hit
79
Unk2
92
81
General field locations when available.
 
 
Game Totals
1·HR gms14
Gms w/ this # = 0 are not shown.
 
OrderPos
2nd9
7th2
6th2
1st1
Outs
17
04
23
 
DefPos
2B14
Bases
---10
1--2
--31
-2-1
 
18 RBI
RISP2
0 on10
1 on4
Any on4
Inning
13
21
33
41
51
72
81
92
 
1-37
4-62
7-end5
RelScore
+4..2
+32
+21
Tied3
-13
-22
-4..1
 
Ahead5
Tied3
Behind6
Before event, for batter

Play By Play

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1961 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
11111961-09-27CHCSTLCurt Simmonsahead 3-1b 70---1140.05494%Home Run (Deep RF)
1962 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
22111962-05-13 (2)CHCPHIChris Shortbehind 2-3b 31---1240.12053%Home Run (Deep LF)
33211962-05-31CHCHOUBob Brucetied 0-0b 101--2240.14873%Home Run (Deep LF); Brock Scores
44311962-06-01CHCCINJoey Jaybehind 0-4b 11---1240.06825%Home Run (Deep LF)
55411962-07-24CHCPHIArt Mahaffeytied 0-0b 11---1240.09963%Home Run (Deep LF)
66511962-08-18 (2)CHC@HOUKen Johnsonbehind 0-2t 30---1740.10538%Home Run (Deep LF)
1963 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
77111963-04-21 (1)CHC@SFGJack Fisherahead 3-0t 40---1740.05990%Home Run
88211963-05-01CHC@STLEd Bautaahead 11-8t 91-2-2240.02199%Home Run; Brock Scores
99311963-05-14CHCCINJoe Nuxhallbehind 0-1b 81--32240.42886%Home Run (Line Drive); Aspromonte Scores/unER
1010411963-05-26CHCHOUDon McMahonahead 4-0b 72---1240.01599%Home Run
1111511963-05-30 (1)CHC@NYMDon Roweahead 11-0t 92---1240.000100%Home Run
1212611963-06-05 (1)CHCSFGJack Fisherbehind 0-2b 321--2240.23451%Home Run; Brock Scores
1313711963-07-16CHCMLNBob Sadowskitied 0-0b 51---1640.16470%Home Run
1414811963-09-25CHCSTLErnie Brogliobehind 0-1b 21---1640.12153%Home Run

About the SABR Home Run Encyclopedia

Much of the data on Baseball-Reference.com's Home Run Logs comes from the Tattersall/McConnell Home Run Log, a database of all homers hit in the major leagues since 1876. This project was begun in the 1940's by John C. Tattersall and was continued after Tattersall's death in 1981 by Bob McConnell, one of SABR's original 16 members. David Vincent, another SABR member, has since assumed the leadership of the project. Baseball-Reference.com has licensed this remarkable database from the Society for American Baseball Research. All credit for the data therein goes to the intrepid researchers who digitized this data from archival sources.

For years from 1914 to 2014, RetroSheet play-by-play data has been used whenever the home run occurred in a game for which we have complete play-by-play data.

There are a handful of cases where the home run logs totals do not agree with the totals on our player pages. We are working to reconcile all of those differences, but believe that in all cases the Home Run Encyclopedia is correct.