Karl Hockenhull
Free Agent
Karl Hockenhull
Birthdate:
March 27, 1952 (34 y, 5 m, 12 d)
Position:
C
Bats/Throws:
S/R
Height/Weight:
5'10"/243
Entry:
1973 Draft - Round: 2, Overall: 14, Team: Balmain Tigers
Contract:
Free Agent
ML Service Time:
6 years, 71 days
Current Status
MLB Service Time 6 years, 71 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 13 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty High
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Unknown
Current Contract
Free Agent
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 4 6 5 5 6
vs R 4 6 6 5 6
vs L 4 5 4 4 5
Potential 4 6 6 6 6
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 1
Error 2 2
Arm 8 6 6
Turn DP 1
C Ability 4
Position
Catcher 5
First 1
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 2
Sac Bunt 3
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 2 1
vs R 1 2 1
vs L 1 2 1
Potential 1 2 1
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 1 1
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 43%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1986-08-22
Weight increased from 242 to 243
1986-07-29
Weight decreased from 243 to 242
1986-07-17
C defense decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 241 to 243
1985-09-29
Power decreased from 6 to 5
Eye Potential increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 240 to 241
1985-08-28
Weight increased from 239 to 240
1985-07-17
Weight increased from 238 to 239
1985-03-31
Gap vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Power increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Local Popularity decreased from Insignficant to Unknown
1985-03-21
Weight increased from 237 to 238
1985-01-27
Weight decreased from 238 to 237
1985-01-06
Power decreased from 6 to 5
1984-12-16
Weight decreased from 239 to 238
1984-10-14
Weight increased from 238 to 239
1984-09-16
Weight increased from 237 to 238
1984-07-17
Contact vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Gap vs R increased from 6 to 7
Weight decreased from 238 to 237
1984-04-02
Gap vs R decreased from 7 to 6
1984-01-01
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 237 to 238
1983-11-06
Weight increased from 235 to 237
1983-10-02
1B defense decreased from 2 to 1
Weight increased from 234 to 235
1983-09-06
Contact Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 7 to 6
1983-07-17
Weight increased from 232 to 234
1983-04-09
Movement Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Movement decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs L decreased from 3 to 2
1983-04-05
Contact decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Avoid Ks decreased from 7 to 6
1983-03-16
Weight decreased from 233 to 232
1983-02-20
Weight increased from 232 to 233
1983-01-02
Power increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks increased from 6 to 7
1982-12-12
Weight increased from 231 to 232
1982-12-05
Weight decreased from 232 to 231
1982-09-07
Power decreased from 6 to 5
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Avoid Ks decreased from 7 to 6
1982-04-01
Power vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks increased from 6 to 7
Weight decreased from 233 to 232
1982-01-03
Power vs L increased from 4 to 5
1981-10-04
Gap vs R increased from 6 to 7
Power vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 5 to 6
Weight increased from 232 to 233
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
1981-01-18
Contact Potential increased from 4 to 5
Contact increased from 4 to 5
Gap vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Catcher Ability decreased from 5 to 4
GB% increased from 41% to 43%
Weight increased from 231 to 232
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Unknown
1980-03-16
Weight increased from 229 to 231
1979-11-04
Power vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Eye vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Avoid Ks increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 5 to 6
GB% decreased from 43% to 41%
Weight increased from 227 to 229
1979-02-11
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
Gap vs R increased from 6 to 7
Gap vs L increased from 4 to 5
Power vs R increased from 6 to 7
Power vs L increased from 4 to 5
Eye increased from 4 to 5
Eye vs R increased from 4 to 6
Eye vs L increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 4 to 5
Infield Range decreased from 2 to 1
1978-10-08
Contact vs L increased from 3 to 4
Gap vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Power vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 4 to 5
Outfield Range decreased from 2 to 1
Movement Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Weight increased from 217 to 227
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
1977-09-06
Weight increased from 216 to 217
1977-04-05
1B defense decreased from 3 to 2
Weight increased from 214 to 216
1977-01-02
Contact Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Gap vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Power Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
1976-09-07
Weight increased from 211 to 214
1976-04-02
Weight increased from 209 to 211
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1976-01-04
Eye increased from 3 to 4
Eye vs R increased from 3 to 4
Eye vs L increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Weight increased from 206 to 209
1975-09-03
Weight increased from 204 to 206

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1985 33 37 44 36 6 0 0 1 3 3 6 8 0 0 0.167 0.318 0.568 0.1852 0.275 0.04
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1984 32 39 58 54 11 3 0 0 4 3 3 14 0 0 0.204 0.241 0.501 0.2683 0.214 -0.28
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1983 31 71 163 145 36 13 0 7 17 13 18 26 0 0 0.248 0.331 0.814 0.2589 0.340 0.97
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1982 30 80 166 150 33 7 0 5 13 12 11 26 0 0 0.220 0.289 0.656 0.2333 0.289 0.45
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1981 29 93 261 235 60 14 1 7 25 19 24 51 0 1 0.255 0.326 0.738 0.2978 0.320 0.97
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1980 28 113 385 345 83 18 0 16 44 41 33 58 0 0 0.241 0.307 0.738 0.2428 0.322 1.90
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1979 27 121 480 433 110 13 0 12 44 44 44 78 0 0 0.254 0.323 0.690 0.2841 0.306 2.08
Total - SBC
SBC
554 1557 1398 339 68 1 48 150 135 139 261 0 1 0.243 0.313 0.709 0.2648 0.310 6.12

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
LEI - RES
1978 26 88 395 345 124 21 0 17 63 54 43 72 0 0 0.359 0.425 0.993 0.4084 0.431 4.17
LEI - RES
1977 25 88 364 319 92 13 0 21 63 45 39 78 0 0 0.288 0.368 0.895 0.3184 0.388 2.51
LEI - RES
1976 24 88 396 355 107 21 1 16 66 50 28 97 0 0 0.301 0.359 0.860 0.3669 0.377 2.63
LEI - RES
1975 23 85 372 342 102 19 0 18 70 45 23 80 0 0 0.298 0.347 0.859 0.3401 0.375 2.68
LEI - RES
1974 22 82 355 333 99 13 0 24 56 50 19 85 0 0 0.297 0.335 0.888 0.3319 0.380 3.05
Concord - YL
CON - YL
1974 22 6 23 22 3 1 0 0 2 1 1 6 0 0 0.136 0.174 0.356 0.1875 0.169 -0.20
Concord - YL
CON - YL
1973 21 57 218 196 54 12 1 15 34 44 19 56 0 0 0.276 0.344 0.921 0.3095 0.392 1.50
None - None
None - None
1973 21 45 228 208 55 9 1 12 41 51 16 17 4 2 0.264 0.320 0.811 0.2376 0.349 0.59
Total - ??
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45 228 208 55 9 1 12 41 51 16 17 4 2 0.264 0.320 0.811 0.2376 0.349 0.59
Total - AAA
AAA
431 1882 1694 524 87 1 96 318 244 152 412 0 0 0.309 0.368 0.900 0.3549 0.391 15.03
Total - AA
AA
63 241 218 57 13 1 15 36 45 20 62 0 0 0.262 0.328 0.865 0.2958 0.371 1.29

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1985 C 18 54.0 53 3 1 0.983 9.333 0.716 -0.09
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1985 1B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1984 C 7 60.1 60 1 0 1.000 9.099 1.035 -0.45
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1984 1B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1983 C 32 276.2 217 24 1 0.996 7.840 1.139 -0.52
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1983 1B 1 4.0 7 1 0 1.000 18.000 1.057 0.04
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1983 SS 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1982 C 52 298.1 218 20 4 0.984 7.180 0.920 0.32
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1982 1B 1 2.0 3 0 0 1.000 13.500 0.000 0.00
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1982 2B 1 1.0 1 0 0 1.000 9.000 0.000 0.00
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1981 C 73 542.0 391 26 7 0.984 6.924 0.791 -1.50
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1981 1B 2 4.0 5 0 0 1.000 11.250 0.000 0.00
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1981 2B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1980 C 101 757.1 568 50 10 0.984 7.344 0.891 -1.22
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1980 1B 3 27.0 29 1 0 1.000 10.000 1.107 0.33
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1979 C 120 1026.0 766 45 8 0.990 7.114 0.949 -0.11
Total C 403 3014.2 2273 169 31 -3.58
Total 1B 9 39.0 44 2 0 0.37
Total 2B 2 2.0 1 0 0 0.00
Total SS 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.00

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
LEI - RES
1978 C 88 789.1 715 40 6 0.992 8.609 0.871 -4.34
LEI - RES
1977 C 88 740.0 721 51 9 0.989 9.389 1.035 -2.34
LEI - RES
1976 C 88 770.0 724 61 7 0.991 9.175 0.884 0.27
LEI - RES
1975 C 85 742.2 758 66 7 0.992 9.986 1.106 0.44
LEI - RES
1975 1B 1 2.0 3 0 0 1.000 13.500 1.092 0.05
LEI - RES
1974 C 82 723.2 690 55 10 0.987 9.265 0.893 -0.63
LEI - RES
1974 1B 7 9.1 8 0 1 0.889 7.714 1.060 0.07
Concord - YL
CON - YL
1974 C 6 45.0 41 3 1 0.978 8.800 -0.027 -0.02
Concord - YL
CON - YL
1973 C 45 389.0 418 38 8 0.983 10.550 0.996 -1.51
Concord - YL
CON - YL
1973 1B 6 10.0 2 0 0 1.000 1.800 0.000 0.00
Total C 482 4199.2 4067 314 48 -8.11
Total 1B 14 21.1 13 0 1 0.12
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Batter of the Month Nov 1975 Leichhardt (RES)
Player of the Week Jan 8, 1979 Leichhardt (RES)
Mar 7, 1977 Leichhardt (RES)
Oct 20, 1975 Leichhardt (RES)
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg IBB Rank
1983 SBC 8 8