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Johnny Kucks    \COOKS\

John Charles Kucks Jr.

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: July 27, 1932 in Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Died: October 31, 2013 in Saddle River, New Jersey, United States
High School: William L. Dickinson HS (Jersey City, NJ)

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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
1952 19 -4.6 Norfolk PIED B NYY 19 6 .760 2.55 2.89 29 25 215.0 175 69 61 82 1.195 7.3 3.4
1955 22 -6.4 NYY AL MLB NYY 8 7 .533 3.41 3.84 29 13 5 3 1 0 126.2 122 54 48 8 44 6 49 2 0 3 537 1.311 8.7 0.6 3.1 3.5 1.11
1956 23 -5.4 NYY AL MLB NYY 18 9 .667 3.85 4.53 34 31 1 12 3 0 224.1 223 113 96 19 72 0 67 10 1 3 947 1.315 8.9 0.8 2.9 2.7 0.93
1957 24 -4.4 NYY AL MLB NYY 8 10 .444 3.56 4.12 37 23 10 4 1 2 179.1 169 82 71 13 59 2 78 8 0 2 759 1.271 8.5 0.7 3.0 3.9 1.32
1958 25 -3.3 NYY AL MLB NYY 8 8 .500 3.93 4.79 34 15 8 4 1 4 126.0 132 67 55 14 39 2 46 6 0 1 544 1.357 9.4 1.0 2.8 3.3 1.18
1959 26 -2.2 2 Teams AL MLB KCA-NYY 8 12 .400 4.34 4.93 42 24 9 6 1 1 168.0 184 92 81 15 51 0 60 12 0 1 725 1.399 9.9 0.8 2.7 3.2 1.18
1959 26 -2.2 NYY AL MLB NYY 0 1 .000 8.64 8.64 9 1 3 0 0 0 16.2 21 16 16 5 9 0 9 0 0 1 76 1.800 11.3 2.7 4.9 4.9 1.00
1959 26 -2.2 KCA AL MLB KCA 8 11 .421 3.87 4.52 33 23 6 6 1 1 151.1 163 76 65 10 42 0 51 12 0 0 649 1.355 9.7 0.6 2.5 3.0 1.21
1960 27 -0.9 KCA AL MLB KCA 4 10 .286 6.00 6.71 31 17 5 1 0 0 114.0 140 85 76 22 43 2 38 1 0 2 518 1.605 11.1 1.7 3.4 3.0 0.88
1961 28 0.6 Rochester IL AAA BAL 10 14 .417 3.72 4.61 34 33 9 2 201.0 207 103 83 17 47 7 98 5 1 4 1.264 9.3 0.8 2.1 4.4 2.09
1962 29 2.6 Atlanta IL AAA STL 14 7 .667 4.34 5.10 29 24 6 1 164.0 170 93 79 18 51 3 67 3 0 8 1.348 9.3 1.0 2.8 3.7 1.31
1963 30 3.8 Atlanta IL AAA STL 14 9 .609 2.77 3.59 30 29 10 2 208.0 188 83 64 18 53 4 114 8 0 4 1.159 8.1 0.8 2.3 4.9 2.15
MLB (6 seasons) MLB 54 56 .491 4.10 4.73 207 123 38 30 7 7 938.1 970 493 427 91 308 12 338 39 1 12 4030 1.362 9.3 0.9 3.0 3.2 1.10
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 57 36 .613 3.28 3.97 122 111 25 5 788.0 740 348 287 53 233 14 279 16 1 16 1.235 8.5 2.7
All Levels (10 Seasons) 111 92 .547 3.72 4.38 329 234 38 55 12 7 1726.1 1710 841 714 144 541 26 617 55 2 28 4030 1.304 8.9 2.8
AAA (3 seasons) Minors 38 30 .559 3.55 4.38 93 86 25 5 573.0 565 279 226 53 151 14 279 16 1 16 1.250 8.9 0.8 2.4 4.4 1.85
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
1952 19 -5.1 Norfolk PIED B NYY 29 77 13 2 1 0 .169 .221 17
1955 22 -6.5 NYY AL MLB NYY 29 42 40 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 .050 .050 .075 .125 3 0 0 2 0 0
1956 23 -5.4 NYY AL MLB NYY 34 91 77 7 11 1 0 0 1 0 0 7 25 .143 .224 .156 .379 12 0 1 6 0 0
1957 24 -4.7 NYY AL MLB NYY 37 71 55 4 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 18 .109 .183 .109 .292 6 1 0 11 0 0
1958 25 -3.5 NYY AL MLB NYY 34 49 40 2 5 2 0 0 2 0 0 3 9 .125 .186 .175 .361 7 0 0 6 0 0
1959 26 -2.8 2 Teams AL MLB KCA-NYY 42 55 49 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 24 .082 .135 .102 .237 5 1 0 3 0 0
1959 26 -2.8 NYY AL MLB NYY 9 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1959 26 -2.8 KCA AL MLB KCA 33 53 47 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 22 .085 .140 .106 .246 5 1 0 3 0 0
1960 27 -1.5 KCA AL MLB KCA 31 34 30 4 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 9 .133 .161 .133 .295 4 0 0 3 0 0
1961 28 1.1 Rochester IL AAA BAL 37 73 62 2 8 2 0 0 4 0 3 13 .129 .169 .161 .331 10 0 8 0 0
1962 29 2.6 Atlanta IL AAA STL 30 66 57 3 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 14 .088 .119 .123 .241 7 0 7 0
1963 30 3.6 Atlanta IL AAA STL 30 77 56 7 6 0 0 0 7 0 0 5 13 .107 .180 .107 .287 6 0 16 0
MLB (6 seasons) MLB 207 342 291 21 32 5 0 0 6 0 0 19 95 .110 .167 .127 .294 37 2 1 31 0 0
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 126 293 252 12 32 6 1 0 12 0 0 10 40 .127 .159 40 0 31 0 0
All Levels (10 Seasons) 333 635 543 33 64 11 1 0 18 0 0 29 135 .118 .142 77 2 1 62 0 0
AAA (3 seasons) Minors 97 216 175 12 19 4 0 0 12 0 0 10 40 .109 .157 .131 .288 23 0 31 0 0
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
1952 19 Norfolk PIED B NYY P 29
1955 22 NYY AL MLB NYY P 29 127.0 30 3 24 3 0 .900 1.91 0.93
1956 23 NYY AL MLB NYY P 34 224.0 58 13 40 5 5 .914 2.13 1.56
1957 24 NYY AL MLB NYY P 37 179.0 57 9 47 1 5 .982 2.82 1.51
1958 25 NYY AL MLB NYY P 34 126.0 32 6 25 1 2 .969 2.21 0.91
1959 26 2 Teams AL MLB KCA-NYY P 42 168.0 48 11 36 1 4 .979 2.52 1.12
1959 26 NYY AL MLB NYY P 9 17.0 6 1 5 0 0 1.000 3.18 0.67
1959 26 KCA AL MLB KCA P 33 151.0 42 10 31 1 4 .976 2.44 1.24
1960 27 KCA AL MLB KCA P 31 114.0 28 3 22 3 1 .893 1.97 0.81
1961 28 Rochester IL AAA BAL P 34 58 10 45 3 6 .948 1.62
1962 29 Atlanta IL AAA STL P 29 50 13 36 1 5 .980 1.69
1963 30 Atlanta IL AAA STL P 30 55 10 43 2 3 .964 1.77
MLB (6 seasons) MLB P 207 938.0 253 45 194 14 17 .945 2.29 1.15
Minors (4 seasons) Minors P 122 163 33 124 6 14
All Levels (10 Seasons) P 329 938.0 416 78 318 20 31
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1952 19 Norfolk Tars Piedmont League B
1953 20 Military Service
1954 21 Military Service
1955 22 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1955-04-17 1955-09-25
1956 23 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1956-04-18 1956-09-29
1957 24 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1957-04-18 1957-09-29
1958 25 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1958-04-17 1958-09-28
1959 26 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1959-04-19 1959-05-22
1959 26 Kansas City Athletics American League MLB 2 1959-05-30 1959-09-25
1960 27 Kansas City Athletics American League MLB 1 1960-04-19 1960-09-25
1961 28 Rochester Red Wings International League AAA
1962 29 Atlanta Crackers International League AAA
1963 30 Atlanta Crackers International League AAA

Sabr ID: 62c4f56e

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