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Ray Knight

Charles Ray Knight

Positions: Third Baseman, Outfielder and Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: December 28, 1952 in Albany, Georgia, United States
High School: Dougherty HS (Albany, GA)

Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 10th round of the 1970 MLB June Amateur Draft from Dougherty HS (Albany, GA).

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
1971 18 -2.2 Sioux Falls NORL A- CIN 64 269 239 34 68 5 2 6 31 6 8 26 27 .285 .351 .397 .748 95 0 1 3
1972 19 -3.8 Trois-Rivieres EL AA CIN 97 328 302 25 64 8 1 2 35 2 4 21 41 .212 .265 .265 .530 80 2 0 3
1973 20 -3.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CIN 135 511 446 61 109 24 6 3 38 4 5 52 73 .244 .327 .345 .673 154 5 4 4
1973 20 -2.7 Trois-Rivieres EL AA CIN 57 228 193 41 54 14 2 2 22 1 1 28 33 .280 .373 .404 .777 78 3 0 4
1973 20 -4.9 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 78 283 253 20 55 10 4 1 16 3 4 24 40 .217 .290 .300 .591 76 2 4 0
1974 21 -4.1 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 107 383 352 36 80 13 4 5 37 2 6 17 51 .227 .272 .330 .602 116 6 5 3
1974 21 -6.1 CIN NL MLB CIN 14 12 11 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 .182 .250 .273 .523 3 1 0 0 0 0
1975 22 -2.7 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 123 488 434 58 118 16 5 4 48 3 2 40 51 .272 .333 .359 .693 156 2 8 4
1976 23 -1.9 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 110 436 396 47 106 24 3 10 41 2 3 36 50 .268 .329 .419 .749 166 1 2 1
1977 24 -3.4 CIN NL MLB CIN 80 103 92 8 24 5 1 1 13 1 1 9 16 .261 .324 .370 .693 34 0 0 1 1 1
1978 25 -2.8 CIN NL MLB CIN 83 68 65 7 13 3 0 1 4 0 0 3 13 .200 .235 .292 .528 19 4 0 0 0 0
1979 26 -2.3 CIN NL MLB CIN 150 604 551 64 175 37 4 10 79 4 4 38 57 .318 .360 .454 .814 250 20 3 4 8 4
1980 27 -1.5 CIN NL MLB CIN 162 667 618 71 163 39 7 14 78 1 2 36 62 .264 .307 .417 .724 258 24 4 5 4 9
1981 28 -0.4 CIN NL MLB CIN 106 429 386 43 100 23 1 6 34 2 4 33 51 .259 .322 .370 .692 143 18 4 3 3 3
1982 29 0.5 HOU NL MLB HOU 158 676 609 72 179 36 6 6 70 2 5 48 58 .294 .344 .402 .746 245 16 5 1 13 9
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
1983 30 1.5 HOU NL MLB HOU 145 567 507 43 154 36 4 9 70 0 3 42 62 .304 .355 .444 .798 225 17 4 3 11 9
1984 31 2.5 2 Teams NL MLB HOU-NYM 115 398 371 28 88 14 0 3 35 0 3 21 43 .237 .279 .299 .578 111 5 2 0 4 2
1984 31 2.5 HOU NL MLB HOU 88 297 278 15 62 10 0 2 29 0 3 14 30 .223 .259 .281 .540 78 4 1 0 4 1
1984 31 2.5 NYM NL MLB NYM 27 101 93 13 26 4 0 1 6 0 0 7 13 .280 .337 .355 .691 33 1 1 0 0 1
1985 32 3.3 NYM NL MLB NYM 90 290 271 22 59 12 0 6 36 1 1 13 32 .218 .252 .328 .580 89 17 1 0 5 1
1986 33 4.5 NYM NL MLB NYM 137 541 486 51 145 24 2 11 76 2 1 40 63 .298 .351 .424 .775 206 19 4 3 8 2
1987 34 5.6 BAL AL MLB BAL 150 609 563 46 144 24 0 14 65 0 0 39 90 .256 .310 .373 .683 210 16 6 0 1 3
1988 35 6.5 DET AL MLB DET 105 327 299 34 65 12 2 3 33 1 1 20 30 .217 .271 .301 .572 90 12 3 2 3 0
MLB (13 seasons) MLB 1495 5291 4829 490 1311 266 27 84 595 14 25 343 579 .271 .321 .390 .711 1883 169 36 22 61 43
Minors (6 seasons) Minors 636 2415 2169 261 545 90 21 30 230 19 28 192 293 .251 .314 .354 .668 767 16 20 18
All Levels (18 Seasons) 2131 7706 6998 751 1856 356 48 114 825 33 53 535 872 .265 .319 .379 .697 2650 169 52 42 79 43
AA (2 seasons) Minors 154 556 495 66 118 22 3 4 57 3 5 49 74 .238 .309 .319 .629 158 5 0 7
AAA (4 seasons) Minors 418 1590 1435 161 359 63 16 20 142 10 15 117 192 .250 .310 .358 .668 514 11 19 8
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
1971 18 -1.9 Sioux Falls NORL A- CIN 1 1 .500 11.25 13.50 3 0 0 0 0 4.0 5 6 5 1 5 0 4 0 0 2 2.500 11.2 2.2 11.2 9.0 0.80
1972 19 -3.3 Trois-Rivieres EL AA CIN 0 0 2.25 2.25 2 0 0 0 0 4.0 3 1 1 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 1.750 6.8 0.0 9.0 4.5 0.50
1973 20 -4.9 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 0 0 4.50 4.50 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 3.000 9.0 0.0 18.0 0.0 0.00
All Levels (3 Seasons) 1 1 .500 6.30 7.20 6 0 0 0 0 10.0 10 8 7 1 13 0 6 0 0 3 2.300 9.0 0.9 11.7 5.4 0.46
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
1971 18 Sioux Falls NORL A- CIN 1B 1 8 6 1 1 0 .875 7.00
1971 18 Sioux Falls NORL A- CIN 2B 4 21 9 12 0 5 1.000 5.25
1971 18 Sioux Falls NORL A- CIN 3B 16 30 11 16 3 0 .900 1.69
1971 18 Sioux Falls NORL A- CIN OF 25 30 22 7 1 1 .967 1.16
1971 18 Sioux Falls NORL A- CIN P 3 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.67
1971 18 Sioux Falls NORL A- CIN SS 19 74 20 42 12 5 .838 3.26
1972 19 Trois-Rivieres EL AA CIN 2B 25 99 38 58 3 10 .970 3.84
1972 19 Trois-Rivieres EL AA CIN 3B 42 108 31 65 12 6 .889 2.29
1972 19 Trois-Rivieres EL AA CIN OF 13 25 23 1 1 0 .960 1.85
1972 19 Trois-Rivieres EL AA CIN P 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
1972 19 Trois-Rivieres EL AA CIN SS 6 31 9 18 4 2 .871 4.50
1973 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CIN 3B 90 277 85 177 15 16 .946 2.91
1973 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CIN OF 39 65 57 5 3 1 .954 1.59
1973 20 Trois-Rivieres EL AA CIN 1B 1 6 6 0 0 1 1.000 6.00
1973 20 Trois-Rivieres EL AA CIN 2B 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
1973 20 Trois-Rivieres EL AA CIN 3B 24 76 20 52 4 4 .947 3.00
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
1973 20 Trois-Rivieres EL AA CIN OF 32 57 50 4 3 1 .947 1.69
1973 20 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 3B 66 201 65 125 11 12 .945 2.88
1973 20 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN OF 7 8 7 1 0 0 1.000 1.14
1973 20 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1974 21 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 3B 104 282 94 177 11 24 .961 2.61
1974 21 CIN NL MLB CIN 3B 14 41.0 10 2 8 0 0 1.000 2.20 0.71
1975 22 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 3B 122 360 116 227 17 29 .953 2.81
1976 23 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 1B 5 36 34 2 0 4 1.000 7.20
1976 23 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 3B 106 294 102 179 13 13 .956 2.65
1977 24 CIN NL MLB CIN 2B 17 88.0 53 28 23 2 5 .962 5.22 3.00
1977 24 CIN NL MLB CIN 3B 37 91.0 34 11 21 2 2 .941 3.16 0.86
1977 24 CIN NL MLB CIN LF 5
1977 24 CIN NL MLB CIN OF 5 22.0 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 2.45 1.20
1977 24 CIN NL MLB CIN SS 3 8.0 2 0 2 0 1 1.000 2.25 0.67
1978 25 CIN NL MLB CIN 1B 1 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 2.00
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
1978 25 CIN NL MLB CIN 2B 4 8.0 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.38 0.75
1978 25 CIN NL MLB CIN 3B 60 145.0 53 8 38 7 1 .868 2.86 0.77
1978 25 CIN NL MLB CIN LF 2
1978 25 CIN NL MLB CIN OF 3 10.0 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 2.70 1.00
1978 25 CIN NL MLB CIN RF 1
1978 25 CIN NL MLB CIN SS 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1979 26 CIN NL MLB CIN 3B 149 1294.0 397 120 262 15 26 .962 2.66 2.56
1980 27 CIN NL MLB CIN 3B 162 1416.0 424 120 291 13 19 .969 2.61 2.54
1981 28 CIN NL MLB CIN 3B 105 923.0 256 69 176 11 18 .957 2.39 2.33
1982 29 HOU NL MLB HOU 1B 96 830.0 1010 945 55 10 76 .990 10.84 10.42
1982 29 HOU NL MLB HOU 3B 67 564.0 195 57 131 7 18 .964 3.00 2.81
1983 30 HOU NL MLB HOU 1B 143 1183.0 1367 1285 73 9 131 .993 10.33 9.50
1984 31 2 Teams NL MLB HOU-NYM 1B 27 203.0 215 205 10 0 17 1.000 9.53 7.96
1984 31 2 Teams NL MLB HOU-NYM 3B 81 661.0 182 51 122 9 10 .951 2.36 2.14
1984 31 HOU NL MLB HOU 1B 24 197.0 208 199 9 0 16 1.000 9.50 8.67
1984 31 HOU NL MLB HOU 3B 54 432.0 130 37 86 7 6 .946 2.56 2.28
1984 31 NYM NL MLB NYM 1B 3 6.0 7 6 1 0 1 1.000 10.50 2.33
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
1984 31 NYM NL MLB NYM 3B 27 229.0 52 14 36 2 4 .962 1.97 1.85
1985 32 NYM NL MLB NYM 1B 1 2.0 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 13.50 3.00
1985 32 NYM NL MLB NYM 2B 2 7.0 5 2 3 0 0 1.000 6.43 2.50
1985 32 NYM NL MLB NYM 3B 73 592.0 168 52 109 7 5 .958 2.45 2.21
1986 33 NYM NL MLB NYM 1B 1 4.0 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 13.50 6.00
1986 33 NYM NL MLB NYM 3B 132 1140.0 308 88 204 16 17 .948 2.31 2.21
1987 34 BAL AL MLB BAL 1B 6 45.0 62 59 2 1 7 .984 12.20 10.17
1987 34 BAL AL MLB BAL 3B 130 1123.0 410 110 282 18 28 .956 3.14 3.02
1988 35 DET AL MLB DET 1B 64 466.0 469 432 33 4 40 .991 8.98 7.27
1988 35 DET AL MLB DET 3B 11 55.0 15 6 9 0 0 1.000 2.45 1.36
1988 35 DET AL MLB DET LF 2
1988 35 DET AL MLB DET OF 2 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
MLB (8 seasons) MLB 1B 339 2735.0 3134 2936 174 24 271 .992 10.23 9.17
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 2B 23 103.0 61 31 28 2 5 .967 5.16 2.57
MLB (12 seasons) MLB 3B 1021 8045.0 2452 694 1653 105 144 .957 2.63 2.30
MLB (3 seasons) MLB LF 9
MLB (3 seasons) MLB OF 10 35.0 9 8 1 0 0 1.000 2.31 0.90
MLB (2 seasons) MLB SS 4 9.0 2 0 2 0 1 1.000 2.00 0.50
Minors (3 seasons) Minors 1B 7 50 46 3 1 5 .980 7.00
Minors (3 seasons) Minors 2B 30 121 47 71 3 15 .975 3.93
Minors (6 seasons) Minors 3B 480 1351 439 841 71 88 .947 2.67
Minors (3 seasons) Minors OF 77 120 102 13 5 2 .958 1.49
Minors (3 seasons) Minors P 6 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Minors (2 seasons) Minors SS 25 105 29 60 16 7 .848 3.56
All Levels (11 Seasons) 1B 346 2735.0 3184 2982 177 25 276 .992 10.23 9.13
All Levels (6 Seasons) 2B 53 103.0 182 78 99 5 20 .973 5.16 3.34
All Levels (17 Seasons) 3B 1501 8045.0 3803 1133 2494 176 232 .954 2.63 2.42
All Levels (3 Seasons) LF 9
All Levels (6 Seasons) OF 87 35.0 129 110 14 5 2 .961 2.31 1.43
All Levels (3 Seasons) P 6 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
All Levels (4 Seasons) SS 29 9.0 107 29 62 16 8 .850 2.00 3.14
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1996 43 Cincinnati NL MLB CIN 1 of 1 162 81 81 .500
1997 44 Cincinnati NL MLB CIN 1 of 2 162 76 86 .469
2 Seasons 324 157 167 .485

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1971 18 Sioux Falls Packers Northern League A-
1972 19 Trois-Rivieres Aigles Eastern League AA
1973 20 Indianapolis Indians American Association AAA
1973 20 Trois-Rivieres Aigles Eastern League AA
1974 21 Indianapolis Indians American Association AAA
1974 21 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1974-09-10 1974-10-02
1975 22 Indianapolis Indians American Association AAA
1976 23 Indianapolis Indians American Association AAA
1977 24 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1977-04-10 1977-10-02
1978 25 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1978-04-06 1978-10-01
1979 26 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1979-04-06 1979-09-30
1980 27 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1980-04-09 1980-10-05
1981 28 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1981-04-08 1981-10-04
1982 29 Houston Astros National League MLB 1 1982-04-06 1982-10-02
1983 30 Houston Astros National League MLB 1 1983-04-05 1983-09-29
1984 31 Houston Astros National League MLB 1 1984-04-03 1984-08-23
1984 31 New York Mets National League MLB 2 1984-08-29 1984-09-29
1985 32 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1985-04-21 1985-10-06
1986 33 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1986-04-12 1986-10-05
1987 34 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1987-04-06 1987-10-03
1988 35 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 1 1988-04-06 1988-10-02

Sabr ID: 8ec64433

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