Sheboygan A's Baseball

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Steve Kohls #21 P

Height 6-0
Weight 225
Bats R
Throws R
Hometown WI

Possessor of a blazing fast ball and wicked breaking pitch, Steve Kohls played 11 seasons with the A's. When he wasn't pitching, he played outfield and was a feared hitter as well.

An outfielder, Kohls finished with a .314 career batting average in 274 games.

His best season as a pitcher, Kohls won 32 games and ran up 502 strikeouts in 549 innings. He was one of the leaders of the A's strong 1981 club, going 9-1 on the mound with a 1.39 earned run average and 69 strikeouts in 68 innings. He also hit .342 that season with eight doubles, a triple and nine home runs.

His best year in terms of average was 1978 when he hit . 345. The club's most valuable pitcher in 1978, he holds seven club records.

Career Hitting Stats

Year GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB HBP SO SF SH SB CS AVG OBP
1983 Season 27 86 79 20 31 7 0 3 10 6 1 18 0 0 0 0 0.392 0.442
1982 Season 12 11 10 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0.300 0.273
1981 Season 48 166 146 30 50 8 1 9 41 16 1 16 3 0 0 0 0.342 0.404
1980 Season 22 31 29 5 7 1 0 1 8 2 0 10 0 0 0 0 0.241 0.290
1979 Season 39 120 108 15 32 8 3 1 18 11 1 16 0 0 0 0 0.296 0.367
1978 Season 41 150 142 29 49 10 4 5 31 7 0 31 1 0 0 0 0.345 0.373
1977 Season 32 121 114 14 33 6 5 3 17 6 1 22 0 0 2 0 0.289 0.331
1976 Season 13 25 23 2 4 1 0 0 1 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0.174 0.240
1975 Season 29 93 91 11 23 4 2 2 19 2 0 25 0 0 0 0 0.253 0.269
1973 Season 5 14 12 5 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0.250 0.357
TOTALS 268 817 754 25 235 46 15 25 147 54 4 149 5 0 2 0 0.312 0.359

Career Pitching Stats

Year GP GS CG IP H HR R ER BB SO W L S ERA
1983 Season 10 3 0 24.0 41 3 30 21 15 24 0 3 0 7.88
1982 Season 9 4 1 26.0 23 0 20 10 21 30 2 1 1 3.46
1981 Season 15 9 2 68.0 35 1 23 12 46 69 9 1 0 1.59
1980 Season 11 10 4 57.1 50 0 44 20 52 45 2 4 0 3.14
1979 Season 11 13 5 75.2 70 2 59 32 51 92 4 6 0 3.81
1978 Season 22 10 2 70.2 73 1 68 50 66 87 4 7 1 6.37
1977 Season 18 13 7 97.2 115 5 100 63 87 80 4 10 0 5.81
1976 Season 9 7 2 44.2 52 1 32 23 29 29 3 3 0 4.63
1975 Season 12 10 0 72.2 60 1 48 27 71 45 3 3 0 3.34
1974 Season 2 1 1 12.1 13 1 7 6 7 11 1 0 0 4.38
TOTALS 119 80 24 546.2 532 15 431 264 445 512 32 38 2 4.35