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Joe Klink

Joseph Charles Klink

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: February 3, 1962 in Johnstown, PA
School: St. Thomas University (Miami Gardens, FL)
Drafted
by the New York Mets in the 36th round of the 1983 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 9, 1987 (Age 25.065)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1990 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/Marlins/Twins/Mariners 1987-1996

Final Game: May 17, 1996 (Age 34.104)
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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
1987 MIN AL 25 P 12 0 0 23.0 2 0 2 0 1 1.000 0.78 0.17 .955 1.84 1.82 1 0 0% 31% 0
1990 OAK AL 28 P 40 0 0 39.2 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.45 0.05 .955 1.79 1.76 2 0 0% 34% 0
1991 OAK AL 29 P 62 0 0 62.0 12 4 8 0 1 1.000 1.74 0.19 .956 1.80 1.80 4 2 33% 34% 0
1993 FLA NL 31 P 59 0 0 37.2 5 3 2 0 0 1.000 1.19 0.08 .952 1.84 1.83 5 3 38% 32% 0
1996 SEA AL 34 P 3 0 0 2.1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1.93 1.77 0 0 0
5 Seasons P 176 0 0 164.2 21 8 13 0 2 1.000 1.15 0.12 .955 1.81 1.80 12 5 29% 33% 0
5 Seasons TOT 176 0 0 164.2 21 8 13 0 2 1.000 1.15 0.12 .955 1.81 1.80 12 5 29% 33% 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
1987 MIN AL 25 P
1990 OAK AL 28 P
1991 OAK AL 29 P
1993 FLA NL 31 P
1996 SEA AL 34 P
5 Seasons P
5 Seasons TOT

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1987 MIN AL 25 12 0 0 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 OAK AL 28 40 0 3 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 OAK AL 29 62 0 0 62 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 FLA NL 31 59 0 59 59 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 SEA AL 34 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Seasons 176 0 62 176 176 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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%
1987 MIN AL 25 116 78% 33% 2 100% 0 1 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
1990 OAK AL 28 165 81% 33% 2 50% 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 OAK AL 29 266 80% 32% 8 100% 0 4 0 4 8 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 4 100%
1993 FLA NL 31 168 79% 36% 2 100% 0 3 0 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
1996 SEA AL 34 11 73% 27% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Seasons 726 80% 33% 14 93% 0 9 0 9 13 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 5 100%
MLB Averages 79% 32% 90% 86%



* - 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.

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