Ronald Dale Kittle
Positions: Designated Hitter, Leftfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 200 lb.
Born: January 5, 1958 in Gary, IN
by the Signed Los Angeles Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1977.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 2, 1982 (Age 24)
vs. TEX 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Yankees/Indians/Orioles 1982-1991 Agents: Bob Gilhooley,Jim Bronner [*] Final Game: August 13, 1991 (Age 33)
vs. DET 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- February 2014
2/20 SABER BUCS: Nothing but a Whole Lotta Power: I wrote yesterday that Jose Tabata‘s 2013 hitting, with his mere 6 Home Runs, was actually a little more productive than ...
2/10 The Baseball Kid: My 5 favorite White Sox teams (during my lifetime): When I got up this morning, it was 2 degrees with a wind chill of minus 17. There is somewhere between two and three feet of snow ... News -- January 2014
1/27 The Baseball Kid: 'Bo knows ambassadorship': Is "ambassadorship" even a word? I'm not sure it is, but former two-sport star Bo Jackson returned to the White Sox as a team ...
1/24 Cards Conclave: Making Something From Nothing: Absence is supposed to make the heart grow fonder. Tell that to some Cardinal fans. When the news was released that Tony La ... News -- September 2013
9/28 Bleeding Yankee Blue: YOU DON'T KNOW BAD YANKEE TEAMS PAL!:
I’m apologizing to my friend, but only alittle...
Last week, a buddy of mine got a little emotional about Mo’s ...
9/12 Billy-Ball.com: Why the Twins Should Be Happy Report: The Minnesota Twins don’t have a lot to be happy about in the present but their future looks brighter as 19-year-old Byron ... News -- August 2013
8/28 WasWatching: Most HR In A Season By Yankees Player, 30 Games Or Less: Sori tops Spencer now…of course, this is moot since he will play more than 30 games for New York this season. Rk Player ...
8/19 Halo Hangout: What Should the Angels Do with Mark Trumbo?: Mark Trumbo is an enigma. A right-handed power hitter who lacks patience and regularly swings wildly at balls outside the strike-zone ...
8/4 Bleeding Yankee Blue: RON KITTLE: THE MAN, THE GLASSES & THE LAUGHS:
In his prime, we knew Ron Kittle for three things – his long
home runs, his sense of humor, and those enormous glasses. ... News -- July 2013
7/19 The Cardboard Examiner: AUTOS FROM THE ARCHIVES: RON KITTLE: TWO EXCEPTIONALLY CRAPPY PHOTOS.GREW TO LIKE THAT '80s SOX LOGO.THE CARDThe typography is off a tad here; it's narrower than the ... News -- June 2013
6/7 FFLockerRoom: MLB Sports Talk – High Heat with Jonathan Stulberg: Make sure to check out High Heat with Jonathan Stulberg on Monday June 10th, who is going live from 9-10 EST. Jon will tackle ... News -- May 2013
5/8 Full Spectrum Baseball: The Longest Game: One of my favorite things about baseball is that you never know what could happen on a given night. You could see a perfect game, ... News -- April 2013
4/1 Kevin Slowey Was Framed: Baseblol Cards: 1989 Donruss: As a child, I was an avid baseball card collector. I did not discriminate against any brand, style, year or price. Well, ... News -- March 2013
3/6 Sultan of Squat: 2013 AL Central Preview: Greetings loyal subjects. Spring is upon us. Here in the Palace, I have been prepping for the start of the 2013 MLB season. On ... News -- February 2013
2/25 The Cardboard Examiner: 1991 TOPPS JULIO FRANCO: THE TALES JULIO COULD TELL ...LIFETIME BATTING AVERAGE WAS .298.THE FRONT PAGEThere aren't many athletes who can say they played ... News -- January 2013
1/25 Southside Showdown: Pre-SoxFest news blitz: This is pretty much the same title and topic as yesterday’s post, but in preparation of this weekend’s SoxFest, every ... 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 -- May 2012
5/17 James Smyth Broadcast: All-Time Bluefield Team - Mike Boddicker: Next up on the All-Time Bluefield-to-the-Bigs Team is right-hander Mike Boddicker. With 29.1 career bWAR, he is right behind Dean ... News -- November 2011
11/22 High Heat Stats: Home Runs:One at a Time- Now Complete: A while back, over at the old blog, I took a look at the players who hit the most home runs without hitting more than one in a ... News -- July 2011
7/16 B-R Blog: Stanton’s power: With a pair of home runs off Carlos Zambrano Saturday at Wrigley Field, Mike Stanton now has 42 HRs in his first 188 career games ... News -- June 2011
6/28 B-R Blog: Retired Players With 200 Career HR Or Less And 15+ Games With 2+ HR: How many retired players have 200 career HR or less, but, have 15+ games in their career where they hit more than one HR? If I ... News -- April 2011
4/21 B-R Blog: Lowest RBI per HR ratios in history: Reader Tony C. wrote in to ask for this old favorite. Let's ease in. First here are the lowest RBI totals for a player with 30 ... News -- February 2011
2/9 B-R Blog: Fewest singles in a career: Here are the 20 players since 1901 who hit the fewest singles per plate appearance (minimum 3000 PAs) over their careers: Rk Player ... News -- January 2011
1/16 B-R Blog: Happy Birthday Steve Balboni: I just logged on to write a totally different post and saw on the front page that today is Steve Balboni's 54th birthday. Well, ... News -- December 2010
12/31 B-R Blog: Andruw Jones, Carlos Pena, and OPS+ over 100 with a low batting average: Over the last 30 seasons, only 17 players have had at least two years in which they had and OPS+ of 100 or better while batting ...
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, ...