Bob Kearney

Kearney caught for eight years in the majors. His career spanned from 1979-1987 and he played for the San Francisco Giants, Oakland A’s and Seattle Mariners. In 479 games, Kearney hit .233 with 27 home runs. He was the A’s starting catcher in 1983, then started for the Mariners in 1984 and 1985. His bestContinue reading “Bob Kearney”

Bob Kipper

Kipper pitched for eight seasons in the majors, coming up with the California Angels in 1985, then with the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1985-1991 and finally with the Minnesota Twins in 1992. In 271 games he went 27-37 with a 4.34 ERA. While he began his career as a starter, Kipper’s best seasons came while workingContinue reading “Bob Kipper”

Jim Kern

A three-time all star, Kern pitched for 13 years in the majors, posting a 53-57 mark with a 3.32 ERA and 88 saves. He came up with Cleveland in 1974 but saw limited action. However, by 1976 he was a big part of the Indians’ bullpen, pitching in 50 games, saving 15 of them andContinue reading “Jim Kern”

Sam Khalifa

Khalifa played in 164 games for the Pittsburgh Pirates between 1985-1987. In 488 at bats, he hit .219 with two home runs. He was the Pirates starting shortstop for the majority of his rookie season. He appeared in 95 games that year and hit .238 with both his home runs. However, his average dropped belowContinue reading “Sam Khalifa”

Brian Kingman

Kingman pitched in 94 games, mostly for the Oakland A’s, between 1979-1983. He posted a 23-45 career mark with a 4.13 ERA. He lost 20 games for Oakland in 1980, which led the league, despite a decent 3.83 ERA. Kingman also pitched 211 innings that season, which was by far his career high. He wonContinue reading “Brian Kingman”

Kurt Kepshire

Kepshire went 16-15 with a 4.16 ERA while pitching in 51 games for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1984-1986. He won six games and had a 3.30 ERA as a rookie, but saw his ERA balloon to 4.75 in his second season in the Cardinals’ rotation. He did win 10 games that year while makingContinue reading “Kurt Kepshire”

Frank Kostro

Kostro spent parts of seven seasons in the big leagues, playing for the Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Angels and Minnesota Twins between 1962-1969. In 266 games he hit .244 with five home runs. A versatile utility man, Kostro never played in more than 74 games in a season. That happened in 1963, which he splitContinue reading “Frank Kostro”

Kevin Kobel

Kobel pitched in 115 games for the Milwaukee Brewers and New York Mets between 1973-1980, posting an 18-34 record with a 3.88 ERA. He broke in as a 19-year old for the Brewers but appeared in just two games. In 1974 he won six games, but lost 14 more, while making 24 starts for Milwaukee.Continue reading “Kevin Kobel”

Bill Krueger

Krueger pitched for 13 years in the big leagues, going 68-66 with a 4.35 ERA, while playing for eight different teams. He broke in with the Oakland A’s in 1983 and won 10 games the following year. It would be one of three double-digit win seasons for Krueger. He won a career-high 11 games forContinue reading “Bill Krueger”

Mickey Klutts

Klutts played for eight years in the majors, hitting .241 with 14 home runs in 199 games (1976-1983) played with the New York Yankees, Oakland A’s and Toronto Blue Jays. He appeared in a career-high 75 games for the A’s in 1980 and hit .269 while setting career best marks in runs (20) and RBIsContinue reading “Mickey Klutts”