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Brian Paul Kingman (born July 27, 1954[1]) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher from 1979 to 1983 for the Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants.

Brian Kingman
Born: (1954-07-27) July 27, 1954 (age 65)
Los Angeles, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 28, 1979, for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
June 10, 1983, for the San Francisco Giants
MLB statistics
Win–loss record23–45
Earned run average4.13

He attended the University of California, Santa Barbara before signing with the Athletics in 1975. In 1979, he went 7–2 in the Pacific Coast League[1] and made his major league debut in June.

Kingman is most famous for losing 20 games in 1980. He remained the most current pitcher to do so for 23 years, until Mike Maroth lost 21 games for the Detroit Tigers in 2003. Kingman also pitched a career-high ​211 13 innings in 1980. He retired in 1984.

In 94 major league games, Kingman compiled a 23–45 record.


  1. ^ a b "Brian Kingman Minor League Statistics & History". Retrieved 2010-11-2.

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