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
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

Year Team League
1982 St. Louis NL

AL All-Star

Year Team League
1962 Minnesota AL
1966 Minnesota AL
1975 Chi White Sox AL

Rawlings NL Gold Glove

Year Team League
1976 Philadelphia NL
1977 Philadelphia NL

Rawlings AL Gold Glove

Year Team League
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

Year Team League
1966 Minnesota AL
1972 Minnesota AL

Jim Kaat Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
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

Season W Rank
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

Season SO Rank
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

Season SV Rank
1981 4 23rd in NL

WHIP

Season WHIP Rank
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

Season AVG Rank
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

Season GS Rank
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

Season CG Rank
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

Season SHO Rank
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

Season IP Rank
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

Season G Rank
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

Season K/9 Rank
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

Season K/BB Rank
1961 1.49 14th in AL
1969 1.85 22nd in AL
1970 2.07 22nd in AL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
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

Season H Rank
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

Season HR Rank
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