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Full Name: David Arthur Kingman Primary Position: OF,1B,LF,DH
Height/Weight: 6' 6"/210 First Game: July 30, 1971
Birthdate: December 21, 1948 Final Game: October 5, 1986
Birthplace: Pendleton, Oregon MLB Experience: 16 years
Bat/Throw: Right/Right


Biography

Dave Kingman (David Arthur Kingman) was born on December 21, 1948 in Pendleton, Oregon. He made his Major League debut on July 30, 1971 for the San Francisco Giants. In 1972, his rookie year, he hit .225 with 29 home runs and 83 RBI. Kingman played for the San Francisco Giants, New York Mets, San Diego Padres, New York Yankees, California Angels, Chicago Cubs and Oakland Athletics over the course of his 16 year career.

Most people believe that Dave Kingman's best season was 1979, when he slugged 48 home runs, hit for a .288 average and knocked in 115 runs.

Statistics

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1971 SF N 41 115 17 32 6 24 .278 .328 .557 10 2 9 35 1 0 5 0 2
1972 SF N 135 472 65 106 29 83 .225 .303 .462 17 4 51 140 4 0 16 2 9
1973 SF N 112 305 54 62 24 55 .203 .300 .479 10 1 41 122 2 1 8 3 8
1974 SF N 121 350 41 78 18 55 .223 .302 .440 18 2 37 125 3 2 8 2 8
1975 NY N 134 502 65 116 36 88 .231 .284 .494 22 1 34 153 4 1 7 5 13
1976 NY N 123 474 70 113 37 86 .238 .286 .506 14 1 28 135 5 0 7 4 11
1977 SD N 56 168 16 40 11 39 .238 .292 .488 9 0 12 48 2 2 2 1 3
1977 NY N 58 211 22 44 9 28 .209 .263 .370 7 0 13 66 3 0 3 3 3
1977 NY A 8 24 5 6 4 7 .250 .333 .833 2 0 2 13 1 0 0 0 0
1977 CAL A 10 36 4 7 2 4 .194 .237 .417 2 0 1 16 1 1 0 0 0
1977 Total 132 439 47 97 26 78 .221 .276 .444 20 0 28 143 7 3 5 4 6
1977 TOT N 114 379 38 84 20 67 .222 .276 .422 16 0 25 114 5 2 5 4 6
1977 TOT A 18 60 9 13 6 11 .217 .277 .583 4 0 3 29 2 1 0 0 0
1978 CHI N 119 395 65 105 28 79 .266 .336 .542 17 4 39 111 6 2 3 8 3
1979 CHI N 145 532 97 153 48 115 .288 .343 .613 19 5 45 131 4 0 4 7 7
1980 CHI N 81 255 31 71 18 57 .278 .329 .522 8 0 21 44 0 0 2 3 10
1981 NY N 100 353 40 78 22 59 .221 .326 .456 11 3 55 105 1 1 6 7 9
1982 NY N 149 535 80 109 37 99 .204 .285 .432 9 1 59 156 4 3 4 9 11
1983 NY N 100 248 25 49 13 29 .198 .265 .383 7 0 22 57 1 1 2 1 2
1984 OAK A 147 549 68 147 35 118 .268 .321 .505 23 1 44 119 6 0 2 8 7
1985 OAK A 158 592 66 141 30 91 .238 .309 .417 16 0 62 114 2 2 3 6 17
1986 OAK A 144 561 70 118 35 94 .210 .255 .431 19 0 33 126 3 0 3 3 16
Total NL 1474 4915 688 1156 336 896 .235 .304 .486 178 24 466 1428 40 13 77 55 99
Total AL 467 1762 213 419 106 314 .238 .295 .455 62 1 142 388 13 3 8 17 40
Total 1941 6677 901 1575 442 1210 .236 .302 .478 240 25 608 1816 53 16 85 72 139

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1971 SF N LF 7 7 56 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1971 SF N 1B 20 15 146 149 9 3 9 0 0 0 0 0 .981
1971 SF N RF 7 6 55.1 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .909
1971 SF N OF 14 13 111.1 19 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .950
1972 SF N 1B 56 46 411.2 402 20 5 39 0 0 0 0 0 .988
1972 SF N OF 22 22 186.2 40 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .932
1972 SF N 3B 59 59 507.1 54 138 14 10 0 0 0 0 0 .932
1972 SF N LF 22 22 186.2 42 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .935
1973 SF N 3B 60 56 504.2 54 129 18 7 0 0 0 0 0 .910
1973 SF N 1B 46 24 262.1 259 17 4 23 0 0 0 0 0 .986
1973 SF N P 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1974 SF N 1B 91 70 642.1 680 60 13 66 0 0 0 0 0 .983
1974 SF N RF 2 2 13 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1974 SF N 3B 21 19 159 9 38 12 3 0 0 0 0 0 .797
1974 SF N LF 1 0 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1974 SF N OF 3 2 14.1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1975 NY N LF 68 64 549.1 125 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 .955
1975 NY N RF 3 3 28.1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1975 NY N 1B 58 48 434.1 386 38 5 36 0 0 0 0 0 .988
1975 NY N OF 71 67 577.2 134 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 .958
1975 NY N 3B 12 12 101 6 28 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .919
1976 NY N 1B 16 11 105 91 8 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1976 NY N OF 111 109 945.2 202 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 .959
1976 NY N LF 5 5 38 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .875
1976 NY N RF 106 104 907.2 194 10 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 .962
1977 SD N OF 28 26 229.1 50 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .964
1977 SD N 3B 2 2 15 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .833
1977 SD N LF 28 25 223.1 48 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .962
1977 SD N RF 1 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1977 SD N 1B 13 11 87.2 92 11 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 .990
1977 NY N LF 26 24 192 41 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .976
1977 NY N RF 20 17 150 36 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .973
1977 NY N OF 45 41 342 76 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .974
1977 NY N 1B 17 12 114 112 8 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 .992
1977 NY A DH 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1977 CAL A 1B 8 8 68 70 5 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 .974
1977 CAL A LF 2 2 18 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1977 CAL A OF 2 2 18 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1977 Total OF 75 69 589.1 129 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .971
1977 Total 1B 38 31 269.2 274 24 4 15 0 0 0 0 0 .987
1977 Total LF 56 51 433.1 92 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .969
1977 TOT N 1B 30 23 201.2 204 19 2 10 0 0 0 0 0 .991
1977 TOT N RF 21 18 156 36 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .973
1977 TOT N LF 54 49 415.1 89 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .968
1977 TOT N OF 73 67 571.1 126 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .970
1978 CHI N 1B 6 6 46 56 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 .967
1978 CHI N OF 100 100 823.1 170 8 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 .978
1978 CHI N LF 100 100 823.1 173 8 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 .978
1979 CHI N OF 139 139 1165.1 240 11 12 3 0 0 0 0 0 .954
1979 CHI N LF 139 139 1165.1 239 11 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 .962
1980 CHI N OF 61 61 492 103 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .941
1980 CHI N LF 61 61 492 105 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .941
1980 CHI N 1B 2 2 18 16 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .947
1981 NY N 1B 55 50 419 462 31 13 39 0 0 0 0 0 .974
1981 NY N LF 49 48 398 85 4 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .927
1981 NY N OF 49 48 398 86 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .927
1982 NY N 1B 143 143 1193 1232 69 18 88 1 0 0 0 0 .986
1983 NY N OF 5 5 42 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1983 NY N 1B 50 50 416.2 443 28 3 43 0 0 0 0 0 .994
1983 NY N RF 5 5 42 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1984 OAK A DH 139 139 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1984 OAK A 1B 9 8 68 55 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1985 OAK A DH 149 149 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1985 OAK A 1B 9 7 54 50 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1986 OAK A 1B 3 2 15.2 17 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .895
1986 OAK A DH 140 139 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total DH 434 433 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total P 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total 1B 602 513 4501.2 4572 311 73 381 1 0 0 0 0 .985
Total LF 508 497 4143.1 877 37 41 6 0 0 0 0 0 .957
Total RF 144 138 1202.1 259 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 .964
Total 3B 154 148 1287 126 335 48 21 0 0 0 0 0 .906
Total OF 650 635 5345.2 1137 47 53 6 0 0 0 0 0 .957

Pitching Stats

Year Team G GS W L ERA K R ER CG SHO SV IP H HR BB IB WP HBP
1973 SF N 2 0 0 0 9.00 4 4 4 0 0 0 4 3 0 6 0 2 0

Transactions

  • Selected by California Angels in the 2nd round of the free-agent draft - did not sign (June 6, 1967).
  • Selected by Baltimore Orioles in the 1st round (9th pick overall) of the secondary phase of free-agent draft - did not sign (January 27, 1968).
  • Selected by San Francisco Giants in the 1st round (1st pick overall) of the secondary phase of free-agent draft (June 4, 1970 - signed June 27, 1970).
  • Sold by San Francisco Giants to New York Mets for $150000 (February 28, 1975).
  • Traded by New York Mets to San Diego Padres in exchange for Bobby Valentine and Paul Siebert (June 15, 1977).
  • Claimed on waivers by California Angels from San Diego Padres (September 6, 1977).
  • Traded by California Angels to New York Yankees in exchange for Randy Stein and cash (September 15, 1977).
  • Granted free agency (November 2, 1977).
  • Signed by Chicago Cubs (November 30, 1977).
  • Traded by Chicago Cubs to New York Mets in exchange for Steve Henderson and cash (February 28, 1981).
  • Released by New York Mets (January 30, 1984).
  • Signed by Oakland Athletics (March 29, 1984).
  • Granted free agency (November 8, 1984).
  • Signed by Oakland Athletics (December 19, 1984).
  • Released by Oakland Athletics (December 20, 1985).
  • Signed by Oakland Athletics (January 20, 1986).
  • Granted free agency (November 12, 1986).
  • Signed by San Francisco Giants (July 11, 1987).

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