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Full Name: John Francis Kerr Primary Position: 2B,SS
Height/Weight: 5' 8"/158 First Game: May 1, 1923
Birthdate: November 26, 1898 Final Game: September 30, 1934
Birthplace: San Francisco, California MLB Experience: 8 years
Died: October 19, 1993
Deathplace: Long Beach, California
Bat/Throw: Right/Right


Biography

John Kerr (John Francis Kerr) was born on November 26, 1898 in San Francisco, California. He made his Major League debut on May 1, 1923 for the Detroit Tigers. In 1929, his rookie year, he hit .258 with 1 home run and 39 RBI. Kerr played for the Detroit Tigers, Chicago White Sox and Washington Senators over the course of his 8 year career.

Most people believe that John Kerr's best season was 1931, when he knocked in 50 runs.

Statistics

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1923 DET A 19 42 4 9 0 1 .214 .283 .238 1 0 4 5 0 2 0 0 0
1924 DET A 17 11 3 3 0 1 .273 .273 .273 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
1929 CHI A 127 419 50 108 1 39 .258 .310 .332 20 4 31 24 1 26 9 0 0
1930 CHI A 70 266 37 77 3 27 .289 .351 .410 11 6 21 23 4 6 4 0 0
1931 CHI A 128 444 51 119 2 50 .268 .324 .329 17 2 35 22 2 10 9 0 0
1932 WAS A 51 132 14 36 0 15 .273 .338 .333 6 1 13 3 0 3 3 0 0
1933 WAS A 28 40 5 8 0 0 .200 .256 .200 0 0 3 2 0 2 0 0 0
1934 WAS A 31 103 8 28 0 12 .272 .324 .311 4 0 8 13 0 2 1 0 0
Total 471 1457 172 388 6 145 .266 .323 .337 59 13 115 92 7 52 26 0 0

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1923 DET A SS 15 0 0 19 45 9 5 0 0 0 0 0 .877
1924 DET A 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1924 DET A OF 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1929 CHI A 2B 122 0 0 307 459 23 84 0 0 0 0 0 .971
1929 CHI A SS 1 0 0 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1930 CHI A SS 20 0 0 42 52 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 .969
1930 CHI A 2B 52 0 0 130 166 6 33 0 0 0 0 0 .980
1931 CHI A SS 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1931 CHI A 2B 117 0 0 297 366 22 78 0 0 0 0 0 .968
1931 CHI A 3B 7 0 0 9 13 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .880
1932 WAS A 3B 8 0 0 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1932 WAS A 2B 17 0 0 46 57 5 9 0 0 0 0 0 .954
1932 WAS A SS 14 0 0 25 37 4 7 0 0 0 0 0 .939
1933 WAS A OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1933 WAS A 2B 16 0 0 25 31 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 .966
1933 WAS A 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1934 WAS A 3B 17 0 0 21 47 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 .971
1934 WAS A 2B 13 0 0 42 29 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 .973
Total OF 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Total 2B 337 0 0 847 1108 60 214 0 0 0 0 0 .970
Total SS 51 0 0 90 143 16 19 0 0 0 0 0 .936
Total 3B 36 0 0 32 63 5 6 0 0 0 0 0 .950

Transactions

  • Selected by Chicago White Sox from Hollywood (PCL) in the Rule 5 major league draft (October 3, 1928).
  • Traded by Chicago White Sox with Carl Reynolds to Washington Senators in exchange for Jackie Hayes, Bump Hadley and Sad Sam Jones (December 4, 1931).

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