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Frank Chance

Frank Leroy Chance (Husk or The Peerless Leader)

Positions: First Baseman, Catcher and Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: September 9, 1876 in Fresno, California, US
Died: September 15, 1924 in Los Angeles, California, US
High School: Fresno HS (Fresno, CA)

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Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1898 21 Fresno/Watsonville PCL N/A
1898 21 -7.1 Chicago NL MLB CHC 53 162 147 32 41 4 3 1 14 7 7 14 .279 .338 .367 .705 54 6 2
1899 22 -5.9 Chicago NL MLB CHC 64 213 192 37 55 6 2 1 22 10 15 9 .286 .351 .354 .705 68 4 2
1900 23 -5.5 Chicago NL MLB CHC 56 187 149 26 44 9 3 0 13 8 15 12 .295 .413 .396 .809 59 15 8
1901 24 -4.2 Chicago NL MLB CHC 69 283 241 38 67 12 4 0 36 27 29 24 .278 .376 .361 .737 87 9 4
1902 25 -3.0 Chicago NL MLB CHC 76 289 242 40 70 9 4 1 31 29 37 23 .289 .401 .372 .773 90 8 2
1903 26 -2.1 Chicago NL MLB CHC 125 531 441 83 144 24 10 2 81 67 78 41 .327 .439 .440 .878 194 10 2
1904 27 -1.5 Los Angeles PCL A 21 73 20 4 1 0 .274 .356 26
1904 27 -0.9 Chicago NL MLB CHC 124 514 451 89 140 16 10 6 49 42 36 21 .310 .382 .430 .812 194 16 11
1905 28 Fresno CASL N/A
1905 28 -0.4 Chicago NL MLB CHC 118 502 392 92 124 16 12 2 70 38 78 26 .316 .450 .434 .883 170 17 15
1906 29 0.5 Chicago NL MLB CHC 136 574 474 103 151 24 10 3 71 57 70 31 .319 .419 .430 .849 204 12 18
1907 30 1.8 Chicago NL MLB CHC 111 451 382 58 112 19 2 1 49 35 51 21 .293 .395 .361 .756 138 13 5
1908 31 2.7 Chicago NL MLB CHC 129 513 452 65 123 27 4 2 55 27 37 37 .272 .338 .363 .701 164 8 16
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1909 32 4.8 Chicago NL MLB CHC 93 370 324 53 88 16 4 0 46 29 30 32 .272 .341 .346 .686 112 4 12
1910 33 5.9 Chicago NL MLB CHC 88 348 295 54 88 12 8 0 36 16 37 15 .298 .395 .393 .788 116 10 6
1911 34 7.0 Chicago NL MLB CHC 31 124 88 23 21 6 3 1 17 9 25 13 .239 .432 .409 .841 36 5 6
1912 35 8.0 Chicago NL MLB CHC 2 9 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 .200 .500 .200 .700 1 0 1
1913 36 9.7 New York AL MLB NYY 12 33 24 3 5 0 0 0 6 1 8 1 .208 .406 .208 .615 5 0 1
1914 37 10.8 New York AL MLB NYY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1916 39 11.6 Los Angeles PCL AA 11 7 2 1 0 0 .286 .429 3
1917 40 12.2 Los Angeles PCL AA 3 2 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 1
MLB (17 seasons) MLB 1288 5103 4299 798 1274 200 79 20 596 403 0 556 320 .296 .394 .394 .788 1692 137 111
Minors (3 seasons) Minors 35 82 82 23 5 1 0 .280 .366 30
Other (2 seasons) Other
All Levels (19 Seasons) 1323 5185 4381 798 1297 205 80 20 596 403 0 556 320 1722 137 111
AA (2 seasons) Minors 14 9 9 3 1 0 0 .333 .444 4
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1898 21 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 3 16.0 20 18 0 2 0 .900 10.12 6.00
1898 21 Chicago NL MLB CHC C 33 159.0 80 62 14 4 3 .950 4.30 2.30 9 13 12 48%
1898 21 Chicago NL MLB CHC CF 1
1898 21 Chicago NL MLB CHC LF 1
1898 21 Chicago NL MLB CHC OF 17 161.0 35 23 5 7 1 .800 1.57 1.65
1898 21 Chicago NL MLB CHC RF 15
1899 22 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 1 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 2.00
1899 22 Chicago NL MLB CHC C 57 454.0 242 166 64 12 6 .950 4.56 4.04 7 70 63 47%
1899 22 Chicago NL MLB CHC LF 1
1899 22 Chicago NL MLB CHC OF 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1900 23 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 1 5.0 7 5 1 1 0 .857 10.80 6.00
1900 23 Chicago NL MLB CHC C 51 395.0 236 155 65 16 2 .932 5.01 4.31 13 73 60 45%
1901 24 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 6 31.0 34 27 3 4 1 .882 8.71 5.00
1901 24 Chicago NL MLB CHC C 13 107.0 76 55 20 1 2 .987 6.31 5.77 1 17 16 48%
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1901 24 Chicago NL MLB CHC CF 1
1901 24 Chicago NL MLB CHC LF 4
1901 24 Chicago NL MLB CHC OF 51 389.0 73 61 7 5 0 .932 1.57 1.33
1901 24 Chicago NL MLB CHC RF 46
1902 25 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 38 344.0 424 391 20 13 21 .969 10.75 10.82
1902 25 Chicago NL MLB CHC C 30 233.0 150 118 28 4 2 .973 5.64 4.87 0 28 20 42%
1902 25 Chicago NL MLB CHC OF 4 22.0 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.64 1.00
1902 25 Chicago NL MLB CHC RF 4
1903 26 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 121 1045.0 1308 1204 68 36 49 .972 10.96 10.51
1903 26 Chicago NL MLB CHC C 2 14.0 9 8 0 1 0 .889 5.14 4.00 0 2 0 0%
1904 27 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 123 1077.0 1324 1205 106 13 48 .990 10.96 10.66
1904 27 Chicago NL MLB CHC C 1 13.0 9 8 1 0 0 1.000 6.23 9.00 0 2 1 33%
1905 28 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 115 1043.0 1253 1165 75 13 54 .990 10.70 10.78
1906 29 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 136 1221.0 1474 1376 82 16 71 .989 10.75 10.72
1907 30 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 109 949.0 1219 1129 80 10 64 .992 11.47 11.09
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1908 31 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 126 1103.0 1392 1291 86 15 56 .989 11.24 10.93
1909 32 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 92 797.0 947 901 40 6 43 .994 10.63 10.23
1910 33 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 87 719.0 814 773 38 3 48 .996 10.15 9.32
1911 34 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 29 259.0 303 289 11 3 12 .990 10.42 10.34
1912 35 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 2 19.0 22 22 0 0 1 1.000 10.42 11.00
1913 36 New York AL MLB NYY 1B 7 67.0 91 86 5 0 2 1.000 12.22 13.00
1914 37 New York AL MLB NYY 1B 1 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 1.00
All Levels (17 Seasons) 1B 997 8699.0 10635 9885 615 135 470 .987 10.86 10.53
All Levels (7 Seasons) C 187 1375.0 802 572 192 38 15 .953 5.00 4.09 30 205 172 46%
All Levels (2 Seasons) CF 2
All Levels (3 Seasons) LF 6
All Levels (4 Seasons) OF 73 574.0 112 88 12 12 1 .893 1.57 1.37
All Levels (3 Seasons) RF 65
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1905 28 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1 of 2 155 92 61 .601
1906 29 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1 of 1 155 116 36 .763
1907 30 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1 of 1 155 107 45 .704
1908 31 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1 of 1 158 99 55 .643
1909 32 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1 of 1 155 104 49 .680
1910 33 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1 of 1 154 104 50 .675
1911 34 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1 of 1 157 92 62 .597
1912 35 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1 of 1 152 91 59 .607
1913 36 New York AL MLB NYY 1 of 1 153 57 94 .377
1914 37 New York AL MLB NYY 1 of 2 157 70 84 .455
1916 39 Los Angeles PCL AA 1 of 1
1917 40 Los Angeles PCL AA 1 of 2
1923 46 Boston AL MLB BOS 1 of 1 154 61 91 .401
13 Seasons 1705 993 686 .591
MLB (11 seasons) 1705 993 686 .591
AA (2 seasons)

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Sabr ID: 21604876

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