Kent Tekulve Career Saves Overview

During Kent Tekulve's 16-year Major League Baseball career, he had a lifetime total of 184 saves, an average of 12 saves per season. 1978 was his best season with 31 saves and his worst season was 1974 when he had 0 saves. Kent Tekulve outperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, besting USA (11.064867861763), Baby Boomers (17.892890995261), Y (62), mlb (11.648944611966), and RP (19.574482524601) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

A save is credited to a relief pitcher who, under certain circumstances, finishes the game and prevents the opposing team from taking the lead. Some of the criteria include not being credited for the win, pitching at least one third of an inning, and entering the game with a lead of 3 runs or less. Generally, for Saves, higher is better. (Source)

Kent Tekulve Lifetime Saves

Stats similar to Saves for Kent Tekulve
Kent Tekulve
Saves
Career184
Season Avg.12
162 Game Avg.12
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Kent Tekulve Saves By Year Line Chart

This line chart shows Kent Tekulve's yearly Saves for each season of his Major League Baseball career. Also included, for comparison, are yearly player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, RP, and players from their country of birth. For these groups, averages are calculated for each group's performance for the defined year.
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Kent Tekulve Cumulative Saves by Year

This line chart attempts to show show how Kent Tekulve's career Saves progressed by year. Each year on the chart represents Kent Tekulve's career Saves at the end of that season.
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Kent Tekulve Saves By Year Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Kent Tekulve and related player groups by summarizing Saves for each season played by Kent Tekulve. The box represents the middle 50% of the data for each player with the line in the box being the median value. The whiskers represent the ranges for the top and bottom 25% of the data. Review the spread and medians to draw your conclusions!
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Kent Tekulve Saves Per Season Stats Table

This table shows Kent Tekulve Saves stats per season for his full MLB career with the aggregations’ sum, average, minimum, maximum, and median. Also included, for comparison, are season player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, RP, and players from their country of birth. The comparisons are calculated for each group for each year of Kent Tekulve career.

Note: "—" indicate there were no players for comparison for a specific year. Most commonly this happens for the hall of fame group where there may not have been a hall of famer playing that year.
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