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Dave Kingman

David Arthur Kingman (Kong or Sky King)

Positions: First Baseman and Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 6", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: December 21, 1948 in Pendleton, Oregon, US
High School: Prospect HS (Mount Prospect, IL)
Schools: University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA), William Rainey Harper College (Palatine, IL)

Drafted by the California Angels in the 2nd round of the 1967 MLB June Amateur Draft from Prospect HS (Mount Prospect, IL), the Baltimore Orioles in the 1st round (9th) of the 1968 MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase and the San Francisco Giants in the 1st round (1st) of the 1970 MLB June Draft-Secondary Phase from University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA).

Major League Stats


Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1970 21 -2.2 Amarillo TL AA SFG 60 248 210 41 62 9 1 15 41 3 1 37 64 .295 .401 .562 .963 118 1 0 1
1971 22 -3.7 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 105 434 392 89 109 29 5 26 99 11 3 32 105 .278 .334 .577 .911 226 4 0 6
1971 22 -5.5 San Francisco NL MLB SFG 41 128 115 17 32 10 2 6 24 5 0 9 35 .278 .328 .557 .885 64 2 1 0 3 0
1972 23 -4.2 San Francisco NL MLB SFG 135 531 472 65 106 17 4 29 83 16 6 51 140 .225 .303 .462 .765 218 9 4 0 4 2
1973 24 -3.3 San Francisco NL MLB SFG 112 351 305 54 62 10 1 24 55 8 5 41 122 .203 .300 .479 .779 146 8 2 1 2 3
1974 25 -2.1 San Francisco NL MLB SFG 121 393 350 41 78 18 2 18 55 8 8 37 125 .223 .302 .440 .742 154 8 3 2 1 2
1975 26 -1.2 New York NL MLB NYM 134 543 502 65 116 22 1 36 88 7 5 34 153 .231 .284 .494 .778 248 13 4 1 2 5
1976 27 -0.6 New York NL MLB NYM 123 510 474 70 113 14 1 37 86 7 4 28 135 .238 .286 .506 .793 240 11 5 0 3 4
1977 28 0.6 4 Teams 2 Lgs MLB NYM-SDP-CAL-NYY 132 481 439 47 97 20 0 26 78 5 6 28 143 .221 .276 .444 .720 195 6 7 3 4 4
1977 28 0.6 New York NL MLB NYM 58 228 211 22 44 7 0 9 28 3 2 13 66 .209 .263 .370 .633 78 3 3 0 1 3
1977 28 0.6 San Diego NL MLB SDP 56 187 168 16 40 9 0 11 39 2 3 12 48 .238 .292 .488 .780 82 3 2 2 3 1
1977 28 0.5 California AL MLB CAL 10 39 36 4 7 2 0 2 4 0 0 1 16 .194 .237 .417 .654 15 0 1 1 0 0
1977 28 0.5 New York AL MLB NYY 8 27 24 5 6 2 0 4 7 0 1 2 13 .250 .333 .833 1.167 20 0 1 0 0 0
1978 29 1.2 Chicago NL MLB CHC 119 448 395 65 105 17 4 28 79 3 4 39 111 .266 .336 .542 .878 214 3 6 2 6 8
1979 30 1.7 Chicago NL MLB CHC 145 589 532 97 153 19 5 48 115 4 2 45 131 .288 .343 .613 .956 326 7 4 0 8 7
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1980 31 2.5 Chicago NL MLB CHC 81 280 255 31 71 8 0 18 57 2 2 21 44 .278 .329 .522 .850 133 10 0 0 4 3
1981 32 3.6 New York NL MLB NYM 100 412 353 40 78 11 3 22 59 6 0 55 105 .221 .326 .456 .782 161 9 1 1 2 7
1982 33 4.5 New York NL MLB NYM 149 607 535 80 109 9 1 37 99 4 0 59 156 .204 .285 .432 .717 231 11 4 3 6 9
1983 34 5.5 New York NL MLB NYM 100 273 248 25 49 7 0 13 29 2 1 22 57 .198 .265 .383 .648 95 2 1 1 1 1
1984 35 6.3 Oakland AL MLB OAK 147 613 549 68 147 23 1 35 118 2 1 44 119 .268 .321 .505 .826 277 7 6 0 14 8
1985 36 7.1 Oakland AL MLB OAK 158 666 592 66 141 16 0 30 91 3 2 62 114 .238 .309 .417 .726 247 17 2 2 8 6
1986 37 8.2 Oakland AL MLB OAK 144 604 561 70 118 19 0 35 94 3 3 33 126 .210 .255 .431 .686 242 16 3 0 7 3
1987 38 11.9 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 20 73 59 11 12 3 0 2 11 0 0 12 11 .203 .342 .356 .698 21 1 0 1 0
MLB (16 seasons) MLB 1941 7429 6677 901 1575 240 25 442 1210 85 49 608 1816 .236 .302 .478 .780 3191 139 53 16 75 72
Minors (3 seasons) Minors 185 755 661 141 183 41 6 43 151 14 4 81 180 .277 .357 .552 .909 365 5 1 7 1
All Levels (18 Seasons) 2126 8184 7338 1042 1758 281 31 485 1361 99 53 689 1996 .240 .307 .485 .791 3556 139 58 17 82 73
AAA (2 seasons) Minors 125 507 451 100 121 32 5 28 110 11 3 44 116 .268 .335 .548 .883 247 5 0 7 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1973 24 -3.3 San Francisco NL MLB SFG 0 0 9.00 9.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 4.0 3 4 4 0 6 0 4 0 0 2 21 2.250 6.8 0.0 13.5 9.0 0.67

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1970 21 Amarillo TL AA SFG 1B 21 164 160 4 0 14 1.000 7.81
1970 21 Amarillo TL AA SFG OF 38 80 66 5 9 0 .888 1.87
1971 22 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 1B 99 826 781 38 7 67 .992 8.27
1971 22 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG OF 3 7 4 2 1 1 .857 2.00
1971 22 San Francisco NL MLB SFG 1B 20 146.0 161 149 9 3 9 .981 9.74 7.90
1971 22 San Francisco NL MLB SFG LF 7
1971 22 San Francisco NL MLB SFG OF 14 111.0 20 19 0 1 0 .950 1.54 1.36
1971 22 San Francisco NL MLB SFG RF 7
1972 23 San Francisco NL MLB SFG 1B 56 412.0 427 402 20 5 39 .988 9.22 7.54
1972 23 San Francisco NL MLB SFG 3B 59 507.0 206 54 138 14 10 .932 3.41 3.25
1972 23 San Francisco NL MLB SFG LF 22
1972 23 San Francisco NL MLB SFG OF 22 187.0 44 40 1 3 0 .932 1.97 1.86
1973 24 San Francisco NL MLB SFG 1B 46 262.0 280 259 17 4 23 .986 9.48 6.00
1973 24 San Francisco NL MLB SFG 3B 60 505.0 201 54 129 18 7 .910 3.26 3.05
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1973 24 San Francisco NL MLB SFG P 2 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1974 25 San Francisco NL MLB SFG 1B 91 642.0 753 680 60 13 66 .983 10.37 8.13
1974 25 San Francisco NL MLB SFG 3B 21 159.0 59 9 38 12 3 .797 2.66 2.24
1974 25 San Francisco NL MLB SFG OF 2 14.0 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 3.50
1974 25 San Francisco NL MLB SFG RF 2
1975 26 New York NL MLB NYM 1B 58 434.0 429 386 38 5 36 .988 8.79 7.31
1975 26 New York NL MLB NYM 3B 12 101.0 37 6 28 3 1 .919 3.03 2.83
1975 26 New York NL MLB NYM LF 68
1975 26 New York NL MLB NYM OF 71 578.0 143 134 3 6 0 .958 2.13 1.93
1975 26 New York NL MLB NYM RF 3
1976 27 New York NL MLB NYM 1B 16 105.0 99 91 8 0 11 1.000 8.49 6.19
1976 27 New York NL MLB NYM LF 5
1976 27 New York NL MLB NYM OF 111 946.0 221 202 10 9 0 .959 2.02 1.91
1976 27 New York NL MLB NYM RF 106
1977 28 3 Teams 2 Lgs MLB NYM-SDP-CAL 1B 38 270.0 302 274 24 4 15 .987 9.93 7.84
1977 28 3 Teams 2 Lgs MLB NYM-SDP-CAL OF 75 589.0 136 129 3 4 1 .971 2.02 1.76
1977 28 New York NL MLB NYM 1B 17 114.0 121 112 8 1 6 .992 9.47 7.06
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1977 28 New York NL MLB NYM OF 45 342.0 78 76 0 2 0 .974 2.00 1.69
1977 28 San Diego NL MLB SDP 1B 13 88.0 104 92 11 1 4 .990 10.53 7.92
1977 28 San Diego NL MLB SDP 3B 2 15.0 6 3 2 1 0 .833 3.00 2.50
1977 28 San Diego NL MLB SDP OF 28 229.0 55 50 3 2 1 .964 2.08 1.89
1977 28 California AL MLB CAL 1B 8 68.0 77 70 5 2 5 .974 9.93 9.38
1977 28 California AL MLB CAL OF 2 18.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 1.50
1978 29 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 6 46.0 60 56 2 2 4 .967 11.35 9.67
1978 29 Chicago NL MLB CHC LF 100
1978 29 Chicago NL MLB CHC OF 100 823.0 182 170 8 4 2 .978 1.95 1.78
1979 30 Chicago NL MLB CHC LF 139
1979 30 Chicago NL MLB CHC OF 139 1165.0 263 240 11 12 3 .954 1.94 1.81
1980 31 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 2 18.0 19 16 2 1 0 .947 9.00 9.00
1980 31 Chicago NL MLB CHC LF 63
1980 31 Chicago NL MLB CHC OF 61 492.0 118 103 8 7 0 .941 2.03 1.82
1980 31 Chicago NL MLB CHC RF 1
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1981 32 New York NL MLB NYM 1B 56 419.0 506 462 31 13 39 .974 10.59 8.80
1981 32 New York NL MLB NYM LF 48
1981 32 New York NL MLB NYM OF 48 398.0 96 86 3 7 0 .927 2.01 1.85
1982 33 New York NL MLB NYM 1B 143 1193.0 1319 1232 69 18 88 .986 9.81 9.10
1983 34 New York NL MLB NYM 1B 50 417.0 474 443 28 3 43 .994 10.17 9.42
1983 34 New York NL MLB NYM OF 5 42.0 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 1.40
1983 34 New York NL MLB NYM RF 5
1984 35 Oakland AL MLB OAK 1B 9 68.0 57 55 2 0 3 1.000 7.54 6.33
1985 36 Oakland AL MLB OAK 1B 9 54.0 51 50 1 0 3 1.000 8.50 5.67
1986 37 Oakland AL MLB OAK 1B 3 16.0 19 17 0 2 2 .895 9.56 5.67
1987 38 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 1B 4 28 27 1 0 7 1.000 7.00
MLB (15 seasons) MLB 1B 603 4502.0 4956 4572 311 73 381 .985 9.76 8.10
MLB (5 seasons) MLB 3B 154 1287.0 509 126 335 48 21 .906 3.22 2.99
MLB (8 seasons) MLB LF 452
MLB (11 seasons) MLB OF 648 5345.0 1237 1137 47 53 6 .957 1.99 1.83
MLB (6 seasons) MLB RF 124
Minors (3 seasons) Minors 1B 124 1018 968 43 7 88 .993 8.15
Minors (2 seasons) Minors OF 41 87 70 7 10 1 .885 1.88
All Levels (17 Seasons) 1B 727 4502.0 5974 5540 354 80 469 .987 9.76 8.11
All Levels (5 Seasons) 3B 154 1287.0 509 126 335 48 21 .906 3.22 2.99
All Levels (8 Seasons) LF 452
All Levels (12 Seasons) OF 689 5345.0 1324 1207 54 63 7 .952 1.99 1.83
All Levels (6 Seasons) RF 124
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1970 21 Amarillo Giants Texas League AA
1971 22 Phoenix Giants Pacific Coast League AAA
1971 22 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1971-07-30 1971-09-30
1972 23 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1972-04-15 1972-10-04
1973 24 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1973-04-07 1973-09-30
1974 25 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1974-04-05 1974-10-02
1975 26 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1975-04-08 1975-09-28
1976 27 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1976-04-09 1976-10-03
1977 28 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1977-04-07 1977-06-14
1977 28 San Diego Padres National League MLB 2 1977-06-17 1977-08-28
1977 28 California Angels American League MLB 3 1977-09-07 1977-09-14
1977 28 New York Yankees American League MLB 4 1977-09-17 1977-09-30
1978 29 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1978-04-07 1978-10-01
1979 30 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1979-04-05 1979-09-30
1980 31 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1980-04-10 1980-10-03
1981 32 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1981-04-09 1981-10-03
1982 33 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1982-04-08 1982-10-03
1983 34 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1983-04-05 1983-09-14
1984 35 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 1 1984-04-03 1984-09-30
1985 36 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 1 1985-04-09 1985-10-06
1986 37 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 1 1986-04-08 1986-10-05
1987 38 Phoenix Firebirds Pacific Coast League AAA

Sabr ID: 831b8105

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