Jim Kaat

Jim Kaat

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Jim Kaat MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
283-237 3.45 4530.1 2461 1.26

Jim Kaat Bio

  • Full Name: James Lee Kaat
  • Nickname: Kitty
  • Born: 11/7/1938 in Zeeland, MI
  • College: Hope, MI
  • Debut: August 2, 1959
  • Ret., Final Game: 7/1/1983
Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 283 237 3.45 898 625 18 4530.1 2461 1.26

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Awards

Jim Kaat Awards

World Series Championship

  • 1982: St. Louis (NL)

AL All-Star

  • 1962: Minnesota (AL)
  • 1966: Minnesota (AL)
  • 1975: Chi White Sox (AL)

Rawlings NL Gold Glove

  • 1976: Philadelphia (NL)
  • 1977: Philadelphia (NL)

Rawlings AL Gold Glove

  • 1962: Minnesota (AL)
  • 1963: Minnesota (AL)
  • 1964: Minnesota (AL)
  • 1965: Minnesota (AL)
  • 1966: Minnesota (AL)
  • 1967: Minnesota (AL)
  • 1968: Minnesota (AL)
  • 1969: Minnesota (AL)
  • 1970: Minnesota (AL)
  • 1971: Minnesota (AL)
  • 1972: Minnesota (AL)
  • 1973: Chi White Sox (AL)
  • 1974: Chi White Sox (AL)
  • 1975: Chi White Sox (AL)

Twins Joseph W. Haynes Pitcher of the Year Award

  • 1966: Minnesota (AL)
  • 1972: Minnesota (AL)
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Jim Kaat Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

  • 1961: 3.90 (24th in AL)
  • 1962: 3.14 (6th in AL)
  • 1964: 3.22 (13th in AL)
  • 1965: 2.83 (11th in AL)
  • 1966: 2.75 (6th in AL)
  • 1967: 3.04 (16th in AL)
  • 1968: 2.94 (20th in AL)
  • 1969: 3.49 (24th in AL)
  • 1970: 3.56 (20th in AL)
  • 1971: 3.32 (25th in AL)
  • 1974: 2.92 (9th in AL)
  • 1975: 3.11 (11th in AL)

Wins

  • 1962: 18 (6th in AL)
  • 1964: 17 (8th in AL)
  • 1965: 18 (3rd in AL)
  • 1966: 25 (1st in AL)
  • 1967: 16 (6th in AL)
  • 1968: 14 (14th in AL)
  • 1969: 14 (15th in AL)
  • 1970: 14 (16th in AL)
  • 1971: 13 (25th in AL)
  • 1973: 15 (21st in AL)
  • 1974: 21 (7th in AL)
  • 1975: 20 (4th in AL)

Strikeouts

  • 1961: 122 (15th in AL)
  • 1962: 173 (4th in AL)
  • 1964: 171 (10th in AL)
  • 1965: 154 (12th in AL)
  • 1966: 205 (2nd in AL)
  • 1967: 211 (6th in AL)
  • 1968: 130 (24th in AL)
  • 1969: 139 (18th in AL)
  • 1971: 137 (18th in AL)
  • 1974: 142 (18th in AL)
  • 1975: 142 (13th in AL)

Saves

  • 1981: 4 (23rd in NL)

WHIP

  • 1961: 1.35 (22nd in AL)
  • 1962: 1.18 (6th in AL)
  • 1963: 1.31 (25th in AL)
  • 1964: 1.20 (11th in AL)
  • 1966: 1.07 (4th in AL)
  • 1967: 1.18 (21st in AL)
  • 1968: 1.12 (16th in AL)
  • 1970: 1.31 (23rd in AL)
  • 1971: 1.24 (22nd in AL)
  • 1973: 1.31 (19th in AL)
  • 1974: 1.18 (7th in AL)
  • 1975: 1.31 (20th in AL)
  • 1976: 1.20 (13th in NL)

Batting Average Against

  • 1961: .248 (20th in AL)
  • 1962: .243 (12th in AL)
  • 1964: .251 (18th in AL)
  • 1966: .235 (16th in AL)
  • 1974: .250 (12th in AL)

Games Started

  • 1961: 29 (19th in AL)
  • 1962: 35 (4th in AL)
  • 1963: 27 (25th in AL)
  • 1964: 34 (12th in AL)
  • 1965: 42 (1st in AL)
  • 1966: 41 (1st in AL)
  • 1967: 38 (3rd in AL)
  • 1968: 29 (25th in AL)
  • 1969: 32 (22nd in AL)
  • 1970: 34 (17th in AL)
  • 1971: 38 (6th in AL)
  • 1973: 35 (22nd in AL)
  • 1974: 39 (9th in AL)
  • 1975: 41 (2nd in AL)
  • 1976: 35 (9th in NL)

Complete Games

  • 1961: 8 (23rd in AL)
  • 1962: 16 (2nd in AL)
  • 1963: 7 (21st in AL)
  • 1964: 13 (3rd in AL)
  • 1965: 7 (17th in AL)
  • 1966: 19 (1st in AL)
  • 1967: 13 (4th in AL)
  • 1968: 9 (17th in AL)
  • 1969: 10 (12th in AL)
  • 1971: 15 (12th in AL)
  • 1974: 15 (14th in AL)
  • 1975: 12 (21st in AL)
  • 1980: 6 (15th in NL)

Shutouts

  • 1961: 1 (24th in AL)
  • 1962: 5 (1st in AL)
  • 1965: 2 (11th in AL)
  • 1966: 3 (7th in AL)
  • 1967: 2 (17th in AL)
  • 1968: 2 (18th in AL)
  • 1970: 1 (20th in AL)
  • 1971: 4 (7th in AL)
  • 1973: 3 (14th in AL)
  • 1974: 3 (12th in AL)

Innings Pitched

  • 1961: 200.2 (21st in AL)
  • 1962: 269.0 (2nd in AL)
  • 1964: 243.0 (10th in AL)
  • 1965: 264.1 (4th in AL)
  • 1966: 304.2 (1st in AL)
  • 1967: 263.1 (4th in AL)
  • 1968: 208.0 (23rd in AL)
  • 1969: 242.1 (14th in AL)
  • 1970: 230.1 (18th in AL)
  • 1971: 260.1 (17th in AL)
  • 1973: 224.1 (25th in AL)
  • 1974: 277.1 (16th in AL)
  • 1975: 303.2 (4th in AL)
  • 1976: 227.2 (17th in NL)

Games

  • 1965: 45 (25th in AL)
  • 1974: 42 (18th in AL)
  • 1975: 43 (18th in AL)
  • 1981: 41 (18th in NL)
  • 1982: 62 (15th in NL)

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

  • 1962: 5.79 (22nd in AL)
  • 1963: 5.30 (14th in AL)
  • 1964: 6.33 (18th in AL)
  • 1965: 5.24 (19th in AL)
  • 1966: 6.06 (15th in AL)
  • 1967: 7.21 (23rd in AL)
  • 1968: 5.63 (15th in AL)
  • 1969: 5.16 (14th in AL)
  • 1970: 4.69 (11th in AL)
  • 1971: 4.74 (16th in AL)
  • 1973: 4.37 (16th in AL)
  • 1974: 4.61 (19th in AL)
  • 1975: 4.21 (14th in AL)
  • 1976: 3.28 (6th in NL)

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

  • 1961: 1.49 (14th in AL)
  • 1969: 1.85 (22nd in AL)
  • 1970: 2.07 (22nd in AL)

Bases on Balls

  • 1961: 82 (16th in AL)
  • 1962: 75 (16th in AL)
  • 1964: 60 (23rd in AL)
  • 1965: 63 (24th in AL)
  • 1966: 55 (25th in AL)
  • 1975: 77 (25th in AL)

Hits

  • 1961: 188 (24th in AL)
  • 1962: 243 (4th in AL)
  • 1963: 195 (19th in AL)
  • 1964: 231 (6th in AL)
  • 1965: 267 (1st in AL)
  • 1966: 271 (1st in AL)
  • 1967: 269 (1st in AL)
  • 1968: 192 (11th in AL)
  • 1969: 252 (3rd in AL)
  • 1970: 244 (11th in AL)
  • 1971: 275 (2nd in AL)
  • 1973: 250 (18th in AL)
  • 1974: 263 (14th in AL)
  • 1975: 321 (1st in AL)
  • 1976: 241 (7th in NL)
  • 1977: 211 (17th in NL)

Home Runs

  • 1962: 23 (15th in AL)
  • 1963: 24 (13th in AL)
  • 1964: 23 (16th in AL)
  • 1965: 25 (5th in AL)
  • 1966: 29 (4th in AL)
  • 1967: 21 (6th in AL)
  • 1968: 16 (17th in AL)
  • 1969: 23 (12th in AL)
  • 1970: 26 (12th in AL)
  • 1973: 30 (8th in AL)
  • 1974: 18 (23rd in AL)
  • 1975: 20 (15th in AL)
  • 1976: 21 (5th in NL)
  • 1977: 20 (17th in NL)
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