PLAYER PROFILE

TEDDY KEARNS

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Teddy Kearns was an intelligent and disciplined player whose  presence was always a positive influence during his ten-year major league career.  Kearns debuted in the pro game with his hometown Trenton club in the 1920-21 season. Even as a 20-year-old rookie his play was marked by an intensity that would be his trademark throughout his career. He spent most of his first five pro seasons with Trenton, first in the Eastern League and when it collapsed later in the Metropolitan League. Kearns was signed at midseason 1925-26 by George Preston Marshall’s Washington team in the American League. During the next four seasons, Kearns saw ABL action with Baltimore, Philadelphia, Trenton and Syracuse.After his retirement as an active player, Kearns served as coach and part-owner of numerous teams in the Trenton area. His 1932-33 team won the Eastern League title. Kearns played professional baseball for eight seasons. Kearns spent most of his baseball career in the minors, but he did appear in eight major league baseball games over three seasons.

 

TEDDY KEARNS Height: 5:11 Weight: 180 College: None
Edward Joesph Kearns Born: Jan 1, 1900 Died: Dec 21, 1949 Hometown: Trenton, NJ
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1920-21 Trenton EBL 35 50 28 79 .354 31 128 3.7
1920-21 Trenton PSL 3 6 1 13 4.3
1920-21 Springfield IL 3 8 2 18 6.0
1921-22 Trenton EBL 45 82 29 77 .377 54 193 4.3
1922-23 Trenton EBL 22 38 21 48 .438 22 97 4.4
1922-23 New York MacDowell MBL 31 50 23 123 4.0
1922-23 Cohoes NYSL 6 14 9 37 6.2
1923-24 Trenton MBL 38 58 56 172 4.5
1923-24 Gloversville NYSL 1 1 0 2 2.0
1924-25 TrentonKingston MBL 27 48 56 152 5.6
1924-25 Tri-Council PBL 1 1 0 2 2.0
1924-25 Pottsville Big-Five AnBL 2 0 4 4 2.0
1925-26 Trenton EBL 13 25 0 50 3.8
1925-26 NewarkPerth Amboy MBL 16 19 22 60 3.8
1925-26 Washingtom ABL 20 31 19 81 4.1
1926-27 Greenpoint*Trenton NLN 18 19 21 59 3.3
1926-27 BaltimoreWashington ABL 35 45 22 112 3.2
1927-28 Philadelphia ABL 51 85 16 186 3.6
1928-29 Trenton ABL 40 61 7 129 3.2
1929-30 Syracuse ABL 19 16 1 33 1.7
1930-31 Reading TSL 16 24 15 63 3.9
1930-31 Reading EBL 19 26 13 65 3.4
Major League Totals 424 657 333 1647 3.9
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1927-28 Philadelephia ABL 2 3 0 6 3.0
Major League Totals 2 3 0 6 3.0

 

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