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Harry Chapman

Harry E. Chapman

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 160 lb.

Born: October 26, 1885 in Severance, KS(All Transactions)
Debut: October 6, 1912 (Age 26)
Teams (by GP): Terriers/Browns/Reds/Cubs 1912-1916

Final Game: July 19, 1916 (Age 30)
Died: October 21, 1918 in Nevada, MO
Buried: McPherson Cemetery, McPherson, KS
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Standard Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1912 CHC NL 26 C 1 10 7 3 0 0 1.000 10.00 .969 6.30 0 1 2 67% 44%
1914 SLM FL 28 C 51 47 46 333 247 77 9 8 .973 6.35 .973 6.76 8 71 47 40% 45%
1914 SLM FL 28 1B 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .980 10.50
1914 SLM FL 28 2B 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 .950 5.20
1914 SLM FL 28 CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.20
1914 SLM FL 28 OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.90
1915 SLM FL 29 C 53 48 46 376 293 79 4 6 .989 7.02 .975 6.29 6 58 49 46% 45%
1916 SLB AL 30 C 14 9 5 53 37 15 1 2 .981 3.71 .974 6.33 1 8 11 58% 43%
4 Seasons C 119 104 97 772 584 174 14 16 .982 6.37 .974 6.50 15 138 109 44% 45%
1 Season 1B 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .980 10.50
1 Season 2B 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 .950 5.20
1 Season CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.20
1 Season OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.90 0-1-0
5 Seasons TOT 122 104 97 774 585 175 14 16 .982 6.23 .974 6.48 0-1-0 15 138 109 44% 45%
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1912 CHC NL 26 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1913 CIN NL 27 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1914 SLM FL 28 64 64 0 51 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
1915 SLM FL 29 62 62 0 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1916 SLB AL 30 18 9 18 14 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
5 Seasons 147 9 147 14 0 119 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 0
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

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Name and misspellings: Harry E. hal Harry Chapman

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