#16 Ken "Hook" Johnson, Starting Pitcher, 25 yrs, Detroit Tigers
Friday, 9/1/1948
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Ken Johnson
Hook
1/14/1923
25
USA,KS,TOPEKA
6"1
185

Starting Pitcher
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L
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Average
Average
Some ability
1 / 6 (Insignificant)
2 / 6 (Fair)
Average
Normal
Normal
1.0 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 300,000
1948 (Automatic)
1 Year(s), 155 Days (327 total Days)
155 Day(s)
1 Year(s), 155 Days (327 total Days)
1 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Pitching Ratings

PitchingStuffControlMovementVelocity
Overall311089-92 Mph
Versus LHB4210 
Versus RHB3110 
Talent3110 
Pitching Ratings
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7
64
3
 Pitches:
Fastball
Changeup
Slider
 

Batting Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall43112
Versus LHP43112
Versus RHP43112
Talent11116
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1
3
2
1
Spray Hitter
Fielding Ratings
P : 5 (Range), .999 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Outfield Arm : 2

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultStartIPHRERBBKDec    
7/14WASW 6-1*921165WPoG   
7/21@PHAW 10-3*832275W    
7/25@CLEL 3-11*0.257732L    
7/29@CHAW 8-6*8.296553W    
8/5NYYW 6-1*961184WPoG   
8/9@SLAW 6-3*963366W    
8/15PHAL 4-7*8.2137545L    
8/19CLEW 8-0*920064WPoG   
8/23@CHAL 0-8*8128653L    
8/29WASL 6-9*9955101     

Pitching Stats 1948

OverallGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGCG%SHOQSQS%
Overall292915904.39223.21871291091651131344.811551.7
Projected3535181104.39272.0228157133201138     
OverallSVOBSSV%RAGFR/9H/9K/9BB/9RLRLSRLS%IRIRSIRS%ERC
 00.00014.37.54.56.6110.000.03.78
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHB26961121238385839001.227.360.301.661
vs. RHB5451262934869110774002.231.352.317.669
 GGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
Home14148504.22108.28359518849
Road15157404.54115.010470587764
This Week110005.009.0955101
Last Week110106.758.0128653
MonthGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
March/April773204.2355.14434264127
May552206.0635.22924242714
June664203.7445.23925193129
July553105.2434.12722202720
August663203.4252.24824203923
Sept./Oct.000000.000.000000

Career Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIPTeams
19474141181804.19326.2290178152232521472031.66.259 DET,AL
1948292915904.39223.218712910961651131311.57.260DET
Total7070332704.27550.1477307261294172603341.62.260 

Career Minor League Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIP

Career Postseason Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGSHO
Total000000.000.00000000

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
19474111224501111414100.214.221.286.507 DET,AL
19482984190109943801.226.258.250.508DET
Total7019643511202357901.219.238.270.508 

Fielding Stats 1948

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Pitcher292919482681.985223.22.74    

Player History

Drafted in 5th round, 66th overall pick, by Detroit in 1947...
Had first career hit on 4/4/1947, off Russ Christopher (SLA)...
Earned first career win on 4/4/1947...
Pitched NO-HITTER against St. Louis (A) on 4/4/1947, striking out 7...
Hit first career homerun on 5/26/1947, off Dizzy Dean (WAS)...
Was selected to the 1947 Allstar game...
Injured on 9/28/1947 with a Torn Bicep Muscle, out for 4-5 weeks...
Won Rookie Of The Year in 1947, going 18-18, 4.19 ERA...
Pitching Leader Boards Appearances
ERA
1947 - 4.19 - 6th
Wins
1947 - 18 - 8th
Losses
1947 - 18 - 8th
IP
1947 - 326.2 - 7th
BB
1947 - 252 - 1st
SHO
1947 - 3 - 2nd
    

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