Jim Kaat

Position
Pitcher
Years
1959-1983
Hall Rating
87
Next Ballot
Jim Kaat is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Modern Baseball Era Committee in 2020.
Peak
25%
Longevity
75%

Articles Mentioning Jim Kaat

Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
50.7 12.9 50.5 23.4
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos Pit
-101 -1 5 0 146 31
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1959 WSH (MIN) -0.6 -0.5
1960 WSH (MIN) -1.2 -0.8
1961 MIN 1.0 2.5
1962 MIN 3.6 5.7
1963 MIN -2.0 -0.6
1964 MIN 1.9 3.8
1965 MIN -0.8 1.3
1966 MIN 2.4 5.0
1967 MIN 2.4 4.6
1968 MIN 1.5 3.3
1969 MIN 0.1 2.2
1970 MIN -0.3 1.8
1971 MIN 2.0 4.4
1972 MIN 1.3 2.3
1973 2 teams -0.8 1.2
1973 MIN -0.9 0.7
1973 CHW 0.1 0.5
1974 CHW 4.5 7.1
1975 CHW 4.9 7.8
1976 PHI 0.6 2.6
1977 PHI -2.7 -1.4
1978 PHI -1.5 -0.3
1979 2 teams -0.2 0.3
1979 PHI 0.0 0.0
1979 NYY -0.2 0.3
1980 2 teams -0.7 0.3
1980 NYY -0.3 -0.3
1980 STL -0.4 0.6
1981 STL -0.5 -0.4
1982 STL -1.4 -1.3
1983 STL -0.6 -0.2
BBWAA Voting Results
Year Percentage
1989
19.5%
1990
17.8%
1991
14.0%
1992
26.5%
1993
29.6%
1994
21.5%
1995
21.7%
1996
19.4%
1997
22.6%
1998
27.3%
1999
20.1%
2000
25.1%
2001
26.2%
2002
23.1%
2003
26.2%
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