Terry Kennedy

Terry Kennedy

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Take-charge catcher who was behind the plate for Padres when they won their first pennant.

primary position

Catcher

primary team

San Diego Padres

playing career

1978—1991

nickname

Born

June 4, 1956, in Euclid, OH

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Left / Right

height / weight

6-3 / 220
Average HOF C
Hitting
40
Power
40
Running
30
Fielding
60
Throwing
50
*The Scouting Grades are based on performance in the Major Leagues, not predictive skills typically placed on prospects.
SCOUTING SCALE
80 = Elite
70 = Excellent
60 = Above Average
50 = MLB Average
40 = Below Average
30 = Inferior
20 = Poor
Another All-Star NL catcher in the 1980s with the same last name as a Democratic president.
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
7
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-4-1978
FINAL GAME
10-6-1991
CAREER AGE
22-35
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

21.6

career value

WAR7

19.3

long peak

WAR5C

17.0

prime

WAR3

11.6

short peak
Average HOF C

57.6

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF C

37.1

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF C

26.7

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF C

18.4

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

151.8

career value

WIN shares 7

115.7

long peak

Win SHares 5C

91.7

prime

Win SHares 3

66.9

short peak
Average HOF C

307.6

Career Win Shares
Average HOF C

181.0

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF C

128.9

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF C

87.6

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#63

Catcher

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#9

1978—1991

All-Time

#808

POsition Players
#52
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#80
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#66
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.264
Batting Average
.314
On-Base Percentage
.386
Slugging Percentage
12
home runs per season
1
Stolen Bases per season