Kenneth Ray Oberkfell
Positions: Third Baseman and Second Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: May 4, 1956 in Highland, IL
School: Southwestern Illinois College (Belleville, IL) by the Signed St. Louis Cardinals as an amateur free agent in 1975.
( All Transactions) Debut: August 22, 1977 (Age 21)
vs. LAD 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Cardinals/Braves/Astros/Giants/Angels/... 1977-1992 Final Game: October 4, 1992 (Age 36)
vs. TEX 2 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- March 2014
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12/8 The Cardinal Nation Blog: Ex-Cardinal Oberkfell lands in LincolnFormer St. Louis Cardinals infielder Ken Oberkfell keeps managing in independent ball. ... News -- July 2012
7/30 The Writer's Journey: Now pitching for the Cincinnati Reds…Paul O’Neill???: It happened in Atlanta in 1987. Outfielder Paul O’Neill was called upon to throw two innings against the Braves in a 16-5 ... News -- February 2012
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12/22 Mets360.com: Oberkfell moves up to Mets’ bench coach: The new bench coach for the New York Mets will be Ken Oberkfell, a 16-year MLB veteran and 16-year minor league manager, the past ...