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Ken Forsch Ken Forsch
Full name: Kenneth Roth Forsch
Born: September 8, 1946, Sacramento, California
First Game: September 7, 1970; Final Game: May 23, 1986
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 4" Weight: 195
Brother of Bob Forsch
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Pitcher Matchups   Batter Matchups
Batting RecordBatting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
1970 HOU N Daily Splits    4     6    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    4   0   3   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000   0.0 1970 HOU N
1971 HOU N Daily Splits   33    59    2    8   1   0   0    1    1   0   30   0   3   0   0   0i  0    0   0  .136  .150  .153   0.0 1971 HOU N
1972 HOU N Daily Splits   30    41    2    6   0   0   0    0    1   0   21   0   7   0   0   2i  1    0   0  .146  .167  .146   0.0 1972 HOU N
1973 HOU N Daily Splits   46    62    2    4   1   0   0    1    2   0   26   0   5   0   0   0   0    0   0  .065  .094  .081   0.0 1973 HOU N
1974 HOU N Daily Splits   70     7    0    0   0   0   0    0    1   0    3   0   1   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .125  .000   0.0 1974 HOU N
1975 HOU N Daily Splits   34    22    1    1   0   0   0    0    4   0    7   0   3   0   0   1   0    0   0  .045  .192  .045   0.0 1975 HOU N
1976 HOU N Daily Splits   52    11    0    1   0   0   0    1    1   0    3   0   2   0   0   0   1    0   0  .091  .167  .091   0.0 1976 HOU N
1977 HOU N Daily Splits   42    13    1    1   0   0   0    0    1   0    5   0   1   0   0   1   0    0   0  .077  .143  .077   0.0 1977 HOU N
1978 HOU N Daily Splits   52    27    1    5   0   0   0    3    0   0    9   0   2   0   0   2   0    0   0  .185  .185  .185   0.0 1978 HOU N
1979 HOU N Daily Splits   26    58    4    8   1   0   0    3    4   0   22   0   6   0   0   1   1    0   0  .138  .194  .155   0.0 1979 HOU N
1980 HOU N Daily Splits   32    77    3   18   3   0   0    8    1   0   33   0   6   0   0   0   0    1   0  .234  .244  .273   0.0 1980 HOU N
1981 CAL A                20     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1981 CAL A
1982 CAL A                37     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1982 CAL A
1983 CAL A                31     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1983 CAL A
1984 CAL A                 2     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1984 CAL A
1986 CAL A                10     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 1986 CAL A
Total NL                 421   383   16   52   6   0   0   17   16   0  163   0  39   0   0   7i  3    1   0  .136  .170  .151   0.0 Total NL        
Total AL                 100     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     -   0.0 Total AL        
Total            Splits  521   383   16   52   6   0   0   17   16   0  163   0  39   0   0   7i  3    1   0  .136  .170  .151   0.0 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
i - incomplete
League Championship Series Batting RecordLeague Championship Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1980 HOU N Daily Splits    2     2    0    2   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   1   0   0   0   0    0   0 1.000 1.000 1.000 1980 HOU N
All-Star Game Batting RecordAll-Star Game Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1976 NL                    1     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - 1976 NL   
1981 AL                    1     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - 1981 AL   
Total                      2     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team

Pitching RecordPitching Record
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA    PW Year Team
1970 HOU N Daily Splits    4   4   1   0   0   0   24     28    99   1   15   15    5   0   13   0   0   1   0   0   4   0   4   0   1   2   5.62  -0.5 1970 HOU N
1971 HOU N Daily Splits   33  23   7   2   4   0  188.1  162   771   8   60   53   53   5  131   8   2   8   4   0  20i  2i 17i 11i  8   8   2.53   1.2 1971 HOU N
1972 HOU N Daily Splits   30  24   1   0   3   0  156.1  163   671  19   75   68   62   1  113   8   3   9   0   0  21   5  17i  7i  6   8   3.91  -1.1 1972 HOU N
1973 HOU N Daily Splits   46  26   5   0   9   4  201.1  197   861  18  101   94   74   7  149  10   6   5   4   1  26   4  17  11   9  12   4.20  -1.7 1973 HOU N
1974 HOU N Daily Splits   70   0   0   0  40  10  103.1   98   435   3   38   32   37  13   48   3   6   4   4   1  13   4  12   4   8   7   2.79   1.1 1974 HOU N
1975 HOU N Daily Splits   34   9   2   0  12   2  109    114   451   9   42   39   30   3   54   2   6   1   2   0  17   0  12   4   4   8   3.22   0.2 1975 HOU N
1976 HOU N Daily Splits   52   0   0   0  46  19   92     76   372   5   23   22   26   7   49   6   2   2   2   1   8   2   9   7   4   3   2.15   1.6 1976 HOU N
1977 HOU N Daily Splits   42   5   0   0  28   8   86     80   364   2   32   26   28   6   45   7   2   3   2   0  15   0  10  15   5   8   2.72   1.2 1977 HOU N
1978 HOU N Daily Splits   52   6   4   2  28   7  133.1  136   563   2   44   40   37  13   71  11   6   2   1   0  10   4   8   4  10   6   2.70   1.3 1978 HOU N
1979 HOU N Daily Splits   26  24  10   2   1   0  177.2  155   700  14   67   60   35   2   58   5   3   0   0   1  24   5  16   4  11   6   3.04   1.1 1979 HOU N
1980 HOU N Daily Splits   32  32   6   3   0   0  222.1  230   926  15   90   79   41   1   84   9   4   1   7   3  29   2  17  16  12  13   3.20   0.8 1980 HOU N
1981 CAL A Daily Splits   20  20  10   4   0   0  153    143   616   7   54   49   27   2   55   8   5   0   4   0  23   2  19  11  11   7   2.88   1.6 1981 CAL A
1982 CAL A Daily Splits   37  35  12   4   2   0  228    225   955  25  108   98   57   2   73   8   6   1  11   0  35   5  16  12  13  11   3.87   0.3 1982 CAL A
1983 CAL A Daily Splits   31  31  11   1   0   0  219.1  226   921  21  107   99   61   6   81   4   3   6   4   0  40   5  23   9  11  12   4.06  -0.1 1983 CAL A
1984 CAL A Daily Splits    2   2   1   0   0   0   16.1   14    62   2    4    4    3   0   10   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   1   0   1   1   2.20   0.5 1984 CAL A
1986 CAL A Daily Splits   10   0   0   0   4   1   17     24    85   4   21   18   10   0   13   1   2   0   2   0   6   1   2   2   0   1   9.53  -0.7 1986 CAL A
Total NL                 421 153  36   9 171  50 1493.2 1439  6213  96  587  528  428  58  815  69  40  36  26   7 187i 28i139i 83i 78  81   3.18   5.2 Total NL        
Total AL                 100  88  34   9   6   1  633.2  632  2639  59  294  268  158  10  232  21  16   7  21   0 105  13  61  34  36  32   3.81   1.6 Total AL        
Total            Splits  521 241  70  18 177  51 2127.1 2071  8852 155  881  796  586  68 1047  90  56  43  47   7 292i 41i200i117i114 113   3.37   6.8 Total
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA    PW Year Team
i - incomplete
League Championship Series Pitching RecordLeague Championship Series Pitching Record
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA Year Team
1980 HOU N Daily Splits    2   1   1   0   0   0    8.2   10    36   1    4    4    1   0    6   1   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   1   4.15 1980 HOU N
All-Star Game Pitching RecordAll-Star Game Pitching Record
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA Year Team
1976 NL    Daily Splits    1   0   0   0   1   0    1      0     3   0    0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0.00 1976 NL   
1981 AL    Daily Splits    1   0   0   0   0   0    1      1     4   1    1    1    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   9.00 1981 AL   
Total            Splits    2   0   0   0   1   0    2      1     7   1    1    1    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   4.50 Total
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA Year Team

Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
1970 HOU N Daily   P    4    4    1    24       2    2    0    1   0    0    0    0    0 1.000
1971 HOU N Daily   P   33   23    7   188.1     8   19    2    1   0    2i   5   14    0i .931
1972 HOU N Daily   P   30   24    1   156.1     9    9    2    1   0    3i   4   13    1i .900
1973 HOU N Daily   P   46   26    5   201      15   16    0    1   0    1    4   11    0 1.000
1974 HOU N Daily   P   70    0    0   103.1     9   14    2    1   0    1    1    3    0  .920
1975 HOU N Daily   P   34    9    2   109       6   14    2    3   0    1    5    9    1  .909
1976 HOU N Daily   P   52    0    0    92       4   17    0    0   0    2    4    2    0 1.000
1977 HOU N Daily   P   42    5    0    86      10   15    1    1   0    2    7    4    1  .962
1978 HOU N Daily   P   52    6    4   133.1     9   24    2    0   0    0    3    8    1  .943
1979 HOU N Daily   P   26   24   10   177.2    10   37    1    5   0    1    4    8    0  .979
1980 HOU N Daily   P   32   32    6   222.1    11   45    3    2   0    2    5   21    1  .949
1981 CAL A Daily   P   20   20   10   153      18   24    2    2   0    2    5   11    0  .955
1982 CAL A Daily   P   37   35   12   228      13   29    5    2   0    2   11    9    0  .894
1983 CAL A Daily   P   31   31   11   219.1     9   31    3    2   0    1   10   17    0  .930
1984 CAL A Daily   P    2    2    1    16.1     1    6    0    1   0    0    1    1    0 1.000
1986 CAL A Daily   P   10    0    0    17       0    3    1    1   0    0    1    2    0  .750
Total              P  521  241   70  2127     134  305   26   24   0   20i  70  133    5i .944
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
i - incomplete
League Championship Series Fielding RecordLeague Championship Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
1980 HOU N Daily   P    2    1    1     8.2     1    0    0    0   0    0    1    2    0 1.000
All-Star Game Fielding RecordAll-Star Game Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
1976 NL    Daily   P    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
1981 AL    Daily   P    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
Total              P    2    0    0     2       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG

TransactionsTransactions
Selected by California Angels in the 9th round of the free-agent draft - did not
sign (June 7, 1966).

Selected by Chicago Cubs in the 4th round of the secondary phase of free-agent draft
- did not sign (June 6, 1967).

Selected by Houston Astros in the 18th round of the free-agent draft (June 7, 1968).

Traded by Houston Astros to California Angels in exchange for Dickie Thon (April 1,
1981).

Released by California Angels (December 20, 1985).

Signed by California Angels (March 18, 1986).

Released by California Angels (May 25, 1986).

Signed by Seattle Mariners (July 12, 1986).


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