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Chubby Dean

Alfred Lovell Dean

Positions: Pinch Hitter, Pitcher and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 181 lb.

Born: August 24, 1915 in Mount Airy, NC
High School: Oak Ridge Military Academy (Oak Ridge, NC)
School: Duke University (Durham, NC)(All Transactions)
Debut: April 14, 1936 (Age 20.234)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1936 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/Indians 1936-1943

Final Game: September 5, 1943 (Age 28.012)
Died: December 21, 1970 in Riverside, NJ
Buried: St. Peter Cemetery, Riverside, NJ
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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 SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1936 PHA AL 20 1B 77 74 72 725 680 37 8 62 .989 9.31 .991 9.93
1937 PHA AL 21 1B 78 75 75 750 705 38 7 55 .991 9.53 .991 9.84
1937 PHA AL 21 P 2 1 0 9.0 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00 1.50 .953 2.00 2.00
1938 PHA AL 22 P 6 1 0 23.0 8 0 8 0 0 1.000 3.13 1.33 .952 2.11 2.07
1939 PHA AL 23 P 54 1 0 116.2 31 3 26 2 4 .935 2.24 0.54 .951 1.92 1.89
1940 PHA AL 24 P 30 19 8 159.1 41 4 36 1 1 .976 2.26 1.33 .956 2.04 2.01 2 2 50% 0
1940 PHA AL 24 1B 1 0 0 8 8 0 0 1 1.000 8.00 .989 9.80
1941 TOT AL 25 P 26 15 4 129.0 35 7 28 0 1 1.000 2.44 1.35 .960 2.14 2.11 1 3 75% 0
1941 PHA AL 25 P 18 7 2 75.2 20 7 13 0 1 1.000 2.38 1.11 .960 2.14 2.11 1 1 50% 0
1941 PHA AL 25 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 9.90
1941 CLE AL 25 P 8 8 2 53.1 15 0 15 0 0 1.000 2.53 1.88 .960 2.14 2.11 0 2 100% 0
1942 CLE AL 26 P 27 22 8 172.2 33 7 24 2 0 .939 1.62 1.15 .957 2.31 2.30 0 5 100% 0
1943 CLE AL 27 P 17 9 3 76.0 14 2 11 1 1 .929 1.54 0.76 .963 2.27 2.30 0 2 100% 0
7 Seasons P 162 68 23 685.2 165 24 135 6 7 .964 2.09 0.98 .956 2.13 2.07 3 12 80% 0
4 Seasons 1B 157 149 147 1483 1393 75 15 118 .990 9.35 .991 9.88
8 Seasons TOT 319 217 170 685.2 1648 1417 210 21 125 .987 2.09 5.10 .988 2.13 5.91 3 12 80% 0
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

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
1936 PHA AL 20 1B
1937 PHA AL 21 1B
1937 PHA AL 21 P
1938 PHA AL 22 P
1939 PHA AL 23 P
1940 PHA AL 24 P
1940 PHA AL 24 1B
1941 PHA AL 25 P
1941 PHA AL 25 1B
1941 CLE AL 25 P
1942 CLE AL 26 P
1943 CLE AL 27 P
7 Seasons P
4 Seasons 1B
8 Seasons TOT

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1936 PHA AL 20 111 74 111 77 0 0 77 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 0
1937 PHA AL 21 104 76 104 80 2 0 78 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 0
1938 PHA AL 22 16 1 16 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
1939 PHA AL 23 80 1 80 54 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 0
1940 PHA AL 24 67 19 67 31 30 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 0
1941 PHA AL 25 27 7 27 19 18 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
1941 CLE AL 25 17 8 17 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
1942 CLE AL 26 70 22 70 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 43 0
1943 CLE AL 27 41 9 41 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 0
8 Seasons 533 217 533 319 162 0 157 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 228 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.

Advanced Fielding -- P*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt 31 Tot 1B 2B Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 163 GB LD bFld bF2O%
1940 PHA AL 24 359 88% 30% 22 82% 0 2 0 2 18 14 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 100%
1941 PHA AL 25 255 84% 27% 9 89% 2 6 0 6 8 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
1941 CLE AL 25 99 89% 25% 4 75% 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 100%
1942 CLE AL 26 581 85% 25% 30 80% 0 5 2 3 22 19 1 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 12 67%
1943 CLE AL 27 90 87% 20% 6 83% 0 1 1 0 4 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 100%
4 Seasons 1384 86% 26% 71 82% 2 14 3 11 55 45 3 4 0 2 2 3 1 1 1 0 20 80%
MLB Averages 84% 27% 92% 89%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Def. Games as P s c a p y
1939 AL  54 (2nd)

Youngest s c a p y
1936 AL  born 1915-08-24 (5th)

                           

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Name and misspellings: Alfred Chubby Lovell Dean

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