Kevin Kane - P

Kevin Kane Kevin Kane was born on August 25, 1959 in Iowa City, Iowa. He graduated from Morro Bay High School in 1977 with honors. That same year he was named Most Valuable Player of his high school team, Most Valuable Player in the league, All-C.I.F. first team, was recipient of the Harrison Lee Boyd Memorial Scholarship and set a record for strikeouts in a season with 131 in 86 innings. That record still stands today.

A first round draft pick of the Boston Red Sox in 1979 out of Cuesta College (San Luis Obispo, CA), Kane played seven seasons professionally as a pitcher. In his first season of pro-baseball at age 19 he had a combined won-loss record of 12-2 with a 1.65 ERA between the Florida State League and the Florida Instructional League. He led the instructional league in innings pitched and strikeouts and was in the top five ERA.

During his seven year stint with the Red Sox, Kane battled arm injuries and retired from professional baseball after the 1985 season in Pawtucket, R.I.(AAA).

He ended up with 586 innings pitched, 408 strikeouts, 198 walks and a 3.27 ERA.

After his playing days, Kane went on to coaching. His coaching career includes positions as an assistant/pitching coach at Morro Bay High School (Calif.) in 1983 and Cuesta College under Head Coach Larry Lee during the 1999 and 2001 fall programs. As of 2007, he is an assistant coach for the University of Hawaii at Hilo Vulcans.

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Bristol Red Sox Stats
Year Team IP W L ERA SO BB
1980 Bristol
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