Ronald Joseph Karkovice
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 210 lb.
Born: August 8, 1963 in Union, NJ
High School: William R. Boone HS (Orlando, FL)
Drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 1st round (14th pick) of the 1982 amateur draft.
Signed June 8, 1982.
Debut: August 17, 1986 (Age 23.009)
vs. MIL 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1987 season [*]
Team: WhiteSox 1986-1997
Final Game: September 26, 1997 (Age 34.049)
vs. KCR 3 AB, 1 H, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- March 2014
- 3/26 The Baseball Kid: Adrian Nieto not much of a risk for White Sox: Catcher Adrian Nieto's agent broke the news on Twitter the other day that his client would leave spring training as the backup...
News -- December 2013
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News -- August 2013
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News -- December 2012
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News -- November 2012
- 11/26 Southside Showdown: Random White Sox Cards: ’87 Ron Hassey: If you’re at all like me, I presume that in your youth you collected baseball cards. The total collection I accrued as a young...
News -- March 2012
- 3/20 High Heat Stats: All-time HR leaders by team among single-franchise players (prepare to be amazed!): I started tweeting some of this last night and realized it would make a pretty awesome post. Among players who played their entire...
News -- January 2012
- 1/15 High Heat Stats: The 10 most under-appreciated players of the 1990s: Starting tomorrow, we'll be posting a series of the 10 most under-appreciated players of the 1990s. This will be very similar...
- 1/8 High Heat Stats: Jorge Posada: One Team Catcher: The reports of Jorge Posada's impending retirement, indicate that he will finish his career as a one team player. Among catchers,...
News -- December 2011
- 12/13 High Heat Stats: Metsclusive: The Best Single Franchise Players for Each Team: Jose Reyes's departure for South Florida makes him the latest Mets star to get away. In fact, very few players of any value...
News -- March 2011
- 3/19 B-R Blog: 8-Hitter Homers: Since 1919, who has hit the most homeruns in baseball while batting out of the 8th slot in the line-up? If I did this query correct,...
News -- December 2010
- 12/12 B-R Blog: Short Term Sluggers: Who in baseball history played 1,000 games or less in their career but showed power when they played? To answer this question,...
News -- June 2010
- 6/9 B-R Blog: Draft history of catchers in the first round: With Bryce Harper going #1 to the Nationals in this year's draft, let's take a look at the history of catchers going in the first...