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Frank Kitson

Frank R. Kitson

Positions: Pitcher, Outfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 165 lb.

Born: September 11, 1869 in Watson, Michigan, United States
Died: April 14, 1930 in Allegan, Michigan, United States

Major League Stats

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
1895 25 -0.7 Grand Rapids WL A 0 1 .000 1 1 1 0 8.0
1896 26 3.0 Petersburg/Hampton VIRL B 9 13 .409 3.37 9.63 26 21 16 0 189.2 246 203 71 50 59 12 7 1.561 11.7 2.4 2.8 1.18
1897 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs B 14 19 .424 36 32 31 0 17.0 22 19 4 6 7 30 14
1897 27 2.0 Reading ATLL B 0 2 .000 2.12 10.06 2 2 2 0 17.0 22 19 4 6 7 5 2 1.647 11.6 3.2 3.7 1.17
1897 27 2.4 Burlington WA B 14 17 .452 34 30 29 0 25 12
1898 28 2.2 NL MLB 8 5 .615 3.24 5.35 17 13 4 13 1 0 119.1 123 71 43 0 35 32 8 1 2 508 1.324 9.3 0.0 2.6 2.4 0.91
1899 29 2.7 NL MLB 22 16 .579 2.78 3.97 40 37 3 34 2 0 326.2 327 144 101 6 65 75 12 0 6 1333 1.200 9.0 0.2 1.8 2.1 1.15
1900 30 2.9 BRO NL MLB BRO 15 13 .536 4.19 5.40 40 30 9 21 2 4 253.1 283 152 118 12 56 55 9 1 7 1069 1.338 10.1 0.4 2.0 2.0 0.98
1901 31 4.9 BRO NL MLB BRO 19 11 .633 2.98 4.33 38 32 6 26 5 2 280.2 312 135 93 9 67 127 10 0 3 1194 1.350 10.0 0.3 2.1 4.1 1.90
1902 32 5.2 BRO NL MLB BRO 19 13 .594 2.85 3.52 32 31 1 29 3 0 268.2 256 105 85 4 52 109 7 0 4 1079 1.146 8.6 0.1 1.7 3.7 2.10
1903 33 6.4 DET AL MLB DET 15 16 .484 2.58 3.91 31 28 3 28 2 0 257.2 277 112 74 8 38 102 5 0 3 1055 1.223 9.7 0.3 1.3 3.6 2.68
1904 34 6.7 DET AL MLB DET 9 13 .409 3.07 4.51 26 24 2 19 0 0 199.2 211 100 68 7 38 69 7 0 5 821 1.247 9.5 0.3 1.7 3.1 1.82
1905 35 7.4 DET AL MLB DET 12 14 .462 3.47 4.79 33 27 5 21 3 1 225.2 230 120 87 3 57 78 11 0 3 934 1.272 9.2 0.1 2.3 3.1 1.37
1906 36 7.8 WSH AL MLB WSH 6 14 .300 3.65 4.43 30 21 7 15 1 0 197.0 196 97 80 2 57 59 6 0 4 810 1.284 9.0 0.1 2.6 2.7 1.04
1907 37 8.7 2 Teams AL MLB NYY-WSH 4 3 .571 3.39 4.94 17 7 10 5 0 0 93.0 116 51 35 1 26 25 6 0 1 409 1.527 11.2 0.1 2.5 2.4 0.96
1907 37 8.7 WSH AL MLB WSH 0 3 .000 3.94 5.62 5 3 2 2 0 0 32.0 41 20 14 1 9 11 2 0 1 142 1.562 11.5 0.3 2.5 3.1 1.22
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
1907 37 8.7 NYY AL MLB NYY 4 0 1.000 3.10 4.57 12 4 8 3 0 0 61.0 75 31 21 0 17 14 4 0 0 267 1.508 11.1 0.0 2.5 2.1 0.82
1908 38 12.0 Kansas City AA A 0 5 .000 4.85 6.46 15 39.0 53 28 21 14 1.718 12.2 3.2
MLB (10 seasons) MLB 129 118 .522 3.18 4.40 304 250 50 211 19 7 2221.2 2331 1087 784 52 491 731 81 2 38 9212 1.270 9.4 0.2 2.0 3.0 1.49
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 23 38 .377 78 54 48 0 253.2 321 250 96 70 66 42 21
All Levels (14 Seasons) 152 156 .494 382 304 50 259 19 7 2475.1 2652 1337 880 52 561 797 123 2 59 9212
B (2 seasons) Minors 23 32 .418 62 53 47 0 206.2 268 222 75 56 66 42 21
A (2 seasons) Minors 0 6 .000 5.36 16 1 1 0 47.0 53 28 21 14
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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
1895 25 -3.0 Grand Rapids WL A 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 1
1896 26 0.6 Petersburg/Hampton VIRL B 32 102 13 23 4 0 4 4 .225 .382 39
1897 27 0.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs B 64 242 239 45 75 16 4 0 21 .314 .414 99 3
1897 27 0.2 Burlington WA B 58 221 42 72 15 4 0 20 .326 .430 95 3
1897 27 -0.6 Reading ATLL B 6 18 3 3 1 0 0 1 .167 .222 4
1898 28 -0.1 NL MLB 31 92 86 13 27 1 3 0 16 2 5 7 .314 .359 .395 .754 34 1 0
1899 29 1.1 NL MLB 45 141 134 12 27 7 1 0 8 7 5 13 .201 .236 .269 .504 36 1 1
1900 30 1.5 BRO NL MLB BRO 43 116 109 20 32 5 1 0 16 2 6 13 .294 .330 .358 .688 39 0 1
1901 31 2.8 BRO NL MLB BRO 47 139 133 22 35 5 2 1 16 0 4 16 .263 .290 .353 .643 47 1 1
1902 32 4.0 BRO NL MLB BRO 40 121 116 9 32 3 4 1 11 0 3 12 .276 .300 .397 .697 46 1 1
1903 33 4.4 DET AL MLB DET 36 124 116 12 21 0 2 0 4 2 2 31 .181 .202 .216 .417 25 1 5
1904 34 5.0 DET AL MLB DET 27 76 72 9 15 0 0 1 4 0 1 21 .208 .240 .250 .490 18 2 1
1905 35 6.1 DET AL MLB DET 33 90 87 8 16 2 0 0 4 0 3 21 .184 .211 .207 .418 18 0 0
1906 36 7.3 WSH AL MLB WSH 33 98 90 9 22 4 4 1 12 1 8 16 .244 .306 .411 .717 37 0 0
1907 37 8.0 2 Teams AL MLB NYY-WSH 17 37 35 4 8 1 0 0 4 0 1 5 .229 .250 .257 .507 9 0 1
1907 37 7.9 Minneapolis AA A
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
1907 37 8.0 WSH AL MLB WSH 5 11 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .100 .182 .100 .282 1 0 0
1907 37 8.0 NYY AL MLB NYY 12 26 25 4 7 1 0 0 4 0 0 3 .280 .280 .320 .600 8 0 1
1908 38 9.2 Kansas City AA A
1909 39 12.9 Racine WIIL D
MLB (10 seasons) MLB 352 1034 978 118 235 28 17 4 95 14 38 155 .240 .274 .316 .590 309 7 11
Minors (6 seasons) Minors 97 348 345 58 99 20 4 4 25 139 3
All Levels (15 Seasons) 449 1382 1323 176 334 48 21 8 95 39 38 155 448 7 14
B (2 seasons) Minors 96 344 341 58 98 20 4 4 25 .287 .405 138 3
A (3 seasons) Minors 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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
1895 25 Grand Rapids WL A P 1
1897 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs B 2B 2
1897 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs B OF 35
1897 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs B P 36
1897 27 Burlington WA B 1B 4
1897 27 Reading ATLL B 2B 1
1897 27 Burlington WA B 2B 1
1897 27 Reading ATLL B OF 3
1897 27 Burlington WA B OF 32
1897 27 Reading ATLL B P 2
1897 27 Burlington WA B P 34
1898 28 NL MLB CF 4
1898 28 NL MLB OF 11 62.0 14 12 1 1 0 .929 1.89 1.18
1898 28 NL MLB P 17 119.0 41 4 32 5 0 .878 2.72 2.12
1898 28 NL MLB RF 7
1899 29 NL MLB P 40 328.0 82 12 68 2 1 .976 2.20 2.00
1900 30 BRO NL MLB BRO OF 1 4.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 1.00
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
1900 30 BRO NL MLB BRO P 40 253.0 56 12 39 5 0 .911 1.81 1.28
1900 30 BRO NL MLB BRO RF 1
1901 31 BRO NL MLB BRO 1B 1 4.0 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 4.00
1901 31 BRO NL MLB BRO OF 2 10.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.80 1.00
1901 31 BRO NL MLB BRO P 38 281.0 73 13 56 4 2 .945 2.21 1.82
1901 31 BRO NL MLB BRO RF 2
1902 32 BRO NL MLB BRO P 32 260.0 85 8 74 3 1 .965 2.84 2.56
1903 33 DET AL MLB DET LF 3
1903 33 DET AL MLB DET OF 5 24.0 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 1.20
1903 33 DET AL MLB DET P 31 258.0 81 9 69 3 0 .963 2.72 2.52
1903 33 DET AL MLB DET RF 2
1904 34 DET AL MLB DET P 26 200.0 78 6 68 4 2 .949 3.33 2.85
1905 35 DET AL MLB DET P 33 226.0 77 5 65 7 0 .909 2.79 2.12
1906 36 WSH AL MLB WSH P 30 197.0 70 5 62 3 1 .957 3.06 2.23
1907 37 2 Teams AL MLB NYY-WSH P 17 93.0 25 4 19 2 0 .920 2.23 1.35
1907 37 WSH AL MLB WSH P 5 32.0 6 0 5 1 0 .833 1.41 1.00
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
1907 37 NYY AL MLB NYY P 12 61.0 19 4 14 1 0 .947 2.66 1.50
MLB (4 seasons) MLB OF 19 100.0 23 21 1 1 0 .957 1.98 1.16
MLB (10 seasons) MLB P 304 2215.0 668 78 552 38 7 .943 2.56 2.07
MLB (4 seasons) MLB RF 12
Minors (1 season) Minors 2B 2
Minors (1 season) Minors OF 35
Minors (2 seasons) Minors P 37
All Levels (2 Seasons) 1B 5 4.0 4 4 0 0 0
All Levels (1 Season) 2B 2
All Levels (5 Seasons) OF 54 100.0 23 21 1 1 0
All Levels (12 Seasons) P 341 2215.0 668 78 552 38 7
All Levels (4 Seasons) RF 12
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 8703b229

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