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Ken Silvestri

Kenneth Joseph Silvestri "Hawk"
Born: May 3, 1916
Chicago, IL US
Deceased: March 31, 1992
Tallahassee, FL US
Primary Position: Catcher
Bats: Switch
Throws: Right
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200
Career: 1936-1957
Major League Statistics

Ken Silvestri compiled a career batting average of .268 with 78 home runs and 93 RBI in his 822-game career with the Rayne Rice Birds, St. Paul Saints, Kansas City Blues, Newark Bears, Owensboro Oilers, Winston-Salem Twins, St. Petersburg Saints and Richmond Virginians. He began playing during the 1936 season and last took the field during the 1957 campaign.


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Batting:

Year Level Lg Team GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
1936DEVANRayne Rice Birds1284454451202879.270.270.425.694189
1937DEVANRayne Rice Birds13353153116329723.307.307.518.825275
1938AAAA2St. Paul Saints11437137110122811.272.272.464.736172
1939AAAA2St. Paul Saints6017717748643.271.271.401.67271
1947AAAAA2Kansas City Blues83305242445812294125846.240.391.417.808101323
1948AAAILNewark Bears1294653725581123174458562.218.369.403.77215044
1954AAAAA2Kansas City Blues489879819201801616.241.361.304.665245012
1955DKITLOwensboro Oilers1536369100.250.250.278.52810
1955BCARLWinston-Salem Twins33606013101.217.217.283.50017
1956DFLORSt. Petersburg Saints7715615650714.321.321.455.77671
1957AAAILRichmond Virginians2661.167.167.167.3331
Totals8222650247510766312032789370159124.268.313.437.750108186820


Fielding:

Year Level Lg Team Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
1936DEVANRayne Rice BirdsC1286106210.9855.250
1937DEVANRayne Rice BirdsC1338139114.9856.797
1938AAAA2St. Paul SaintsC953824917.9624.537
1939AAAA2St. Paul SaintsC44178192.9904.477
1947AAAAA2Kansas City BluesC763743796.9795.4083
1948AAAILNewark BearsC11661866812.9885.89713
1954AAAAA2Kansas City BluesC24921341.9634.3753
Totals61630673376419.9825.5261900

Minor League Service:

Year Level League Team Affiliation First Appearance Final Appearance
1936DEvangeline LeagueRayne Rice BirdsCHA
1937DEvangeline LeagueRayne Rice Birds
1938AAAmerican Association 2St. Paul SaintsCHA
1939AAAmerican Association 2St. Paul SaintsCHA
1947AAAAmerican Association 2Kansas City BluesNYA
1948AAAInternational LeagueNewark BearsNYA
1954AAAAmerican Association 2Kansas City BluesNYA
1955BCarolina LeagueWinston-Salem TwinsNYA
1955DKitty LeagueOwensboro OilersNYA
1956DFlorida State LeagueSt. Petersburg SaintsNYA
1957AAAInternational LeagueRichmond VirginiansNYA




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