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Ben Chapman

William Benjamin Chapman

Positions: Third Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: December 25, 1908 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: July 7, 1993 in Hoover, Alabama, United States
High School: Phillips HS (Birmingham, AL)

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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
1928 19 -8.4 Asheville SALL B 147 545 183 32 17 7 .336 .495 270
1929 20 -8.9 St. Paul AA AA 168 660 222 43 17 31 .336 .594 392
1930 21 -7.0 NYY AL MLB NYY 138 564 513 74 162 31 10 10 81 14 6 43 58 .316 .371 .474 .845 243 2 6
1931 22 -6.1 NYY AL MLB NYY 149 686 600 120 189 28 11 17 122 61 23 75 77 .315 .396 .483 .879 290 5 6
1932 23 -5.3 NYY AL MLB NYY 151 662 581 101 174 41 15 10 107 38 18 71 55 .299 .381 .473 .854 275 5 5
1933 24 -4.3 NYY AL MLB NYY 147 651 565 112 176 36 4 9 98 27 18 72 45 .312 .393 .437 .830 247 4 10
1934 25 -3.3 NYY AL MLB NYY 149 666 588 82 181 21 13 5 86 26 16 67 68 .308 .381 .413 .795 243 3 8
1935 26 -2.3 NYY AL MLB NYY 140 629 553 118 160 38 8 8 74 17 10 61 39 .289 .361 .430 .791 238 1 14
1936 27 -1.4 2 Teams AL MLB WSH-NYY 133 628 540 110 170 50 10 5 81 20 9 84 38 .315 .408 .472 .880 255 1 3
1936 27 -1.4 NYY AL MLB NYY 36 156 139 19 37 14 3 1 21 1 2 15 20 .266 .338 .432 .769 60 0 2
1936 27 -1.4 WSH AL MLB WSH 97 472 401 91 133 36 7 4 60 19 7 69 18 .332 .431 .486 .917 195 1 1
1937 28 -0.5 2 Teams AL MLB BOS-WSH 148 643 553 99 164 30 12 7 69 35 12 83 42 .297 .389 .432 .822 239 1 6
1937 28 -0.5 WSH AL MLB WSH 35 156 130 23 34 7 1 0 12 8 0 26 7 .262 .385 .331 .715 43 0 0
1937 28 -0.5 BOS AL MLB BOS 113 487 423 76 130 23 11 7 57 27 12 57 35 .307 .391 .463 .854 196 1 6
1938 29 0.8 BOS AL MLB BOS 127 553 480 92 163 40 8 6 80 13 6 65 33 .340 .418 .494 .912 237 0 8
1939 30 2.3 CLE AL MLB CLE 149 654 545 101 158 31 9 6 82 18 6 87 30 .290 .390 .413 .802 225 19 2 20
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
1940 31 3.1 CLE AL MLB CLE 143 631 548 82 157 40 6 4 50 13 7 78 45 .286 .377 .403 .781 221 19 2 3
1941 32 4.0 2 Teams AL MLB CHW-WSH 85 331 300 35 71 15 1 3 29 4 4 29 20 .237 .304 .323 .627 97 9 0 2
1941 32 4.0 WSH AL MLB WSH 28 121 110 9 28 6 0 1 10 2 2 10 6 .255 .317 .336 .653 37 7 0 1
1941 32 4.0 CHW AL MLB CHW 57 210 190 26 43 9 1 2 19 2 2 19 14 .226 .297 .316 .612 60 2 0 1
1942 33 9.9 Richmond PIED B 118 373 121 27 4 3 .324 .442 165
1944 35 10.9 Richmond PIED B NYG 57 165 50 10 2 2 .303 .424 70
1944 35 6.2 BRO NL MLB BRO 20 44 38 11 14 4 0 0 11 1 5 4 .368 .442 .474 .916 18 0 0 1
1945 36 6.9 2 Teams NL MLB PHI-BRO 37 77 73 6 19 2 0 0 7 0 4 2 .260 .299 .288 .586 21 5 0 0
1945 36 6.9 BRO NL MLB BRO 13 24 22 2 3 0 0 0 3 0 2 1 .136 .208 .136 .345 3 1 0 0
1945 36 6.9 PHI NL MLB PHI 24 53 51 4 16 2 0 0 4 0 2 1 .314 .340 .353 .693 18 4 0 0
1946 37 8.3 PHI NL MLB PHI 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
1949 40 14.8 Gadsden SEAL B 11 12 3 1 0 0 .250 .333 4
MLB (15 seasons) MLB 1717 7420 6478 1144 1958 407 107 90 977 287 135 824 556 .302 .383 .440 .823 2849 52 26 92
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 501 1755 1755 579 113 40 43 .330 .513 901
All Levels (19 Seasons) 2218 9175 8233 1144 2537 520 147 133 977 287 135 824 556 .308 .455 3750 52 26 92
B (4 seasons) Minors 333 1095 1095 357 70 23 12 .326 .465 509
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1942 33 9.8 Richmond PIED B 6 3 .667 1.71 2.27 16 95.0 77 24 18 34 1.168 7.3 3.2
1944 35 10.1 Richmond PIED B NYG 13 6 .684 2.21 2.54 21 163.0 127 46 40 63 1.166 7.0 3.5
1944 35 5.3 BRO NL MLB BRO 5 3 .625 3.40 4.08 11 9 1 6 0 0 79.1 75 36 30 4 33 37 3 0 1 349 1.361 8.5 0.5 3.7 4.2 1.12
1945 36 5.5 2 Teams NL MLB BRO-PHI 3 3 .500 5.79 6.08 13 7 5 2 0 0 60.2 71 41 39 3 38 27 3 1 2 288 1.797 10.5 0.4 5.6 4.0 0.71
1945 36 5.5 BRO NL MLB BRO 3 3 .500 5.53 5.53 10 7 2 2 0 0 53.2 64 33 33 3 32 23 3 1 2 254 1.789 10.7 0.5 5.4 3.9 0.72
1945 36 5.5 PHI NL MLB PHI 0 0 7.71 10.29 3 0 3 0 0 0 7.0 7 8 6 0 6 4 0 0 0 34 1.857 9.0 0.0 7.7 5.1 0.67
1946 37 7.4 PHI NL MLB PHI 0 0 0.00 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 0.750 6.8 0.0 0.0 6.8
1949 40 14.2 Gadsden SEAL B 0 1 .000 4.91 6.95 9 22.0 22 17 12 14 1.636 9.0 5.7
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 8 6 .571 4.39 4.90 25 16 7 8 0 0 141.1 147 77 69 7 71 65 6 1 3 642 1.542 9.4 0.4 4.5 4.1 0.92
Minors (3 seasons) Minors 19 10 .655 2.25 2.80 46 280.0 226 87 70 111 1.204 7.3 3.6
All Levels (5 Seasons) 27 16 .628 2.97 3.50 71 16 7 8 0 0 421.1 373 164 139 7 182 65 6 1 3 642 1.317 8.0 3.9
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
1928 19 Asheville SALL B SS 147 891 316 508 67 .925 5.61
1929 20 St. Paul AA AA 3B 167 513 163 307 43 .916 2.81
1930 21 NYY AL MLB NYY 2B 45 378.0 296 132 146 18 36 .939 6.62 6.18
1930 21 NYY AL MLB NYY 3B 91 801.0 273 100 149 24 11 .912 2.80 2.74
1931 22 NYY AL MLB NYY 2B 11 104.0 60 25 33 2 4 .967 5.02 5.27
1931 22 NYY AL MLB NYY LF 88
1931 22 NYY AL MLB NYY OF 137 1225.0 326 300 14 12 1 .963 2.31 2.29
1931 22 NYY AL MLB NYY RF 52
1932 23 NYY AL MLB NYY LF 83
1932 23 NYY AL MLB NYY OF 150 1339.0 333 303 13 17 2 .949 2.12 2.11
1932 23 NYY AL MLB NYY RF 88
1933 24 NYY AL MLB NYY LF 75
1933 24 NYY AL MLB NYY OF 147 1299.0 320 288 24 8 4 .975 2.16 2.12
1933 24 NYY AL MLB NYY RF 78
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
1934 25 NYY AL MLB NYY CF 86
1934 25 NYY AL MLB NYY LF 41
1934 25 NYY AL MLB NYY OF 149 1319.0 393 368 12 13 2 .967 2.59 2.55
1934 25 NYY AL MLB NYY RF 24
1935 26 NYY AL MLB NYY CF 138
1935 26 NYY AL MLB NYY OF 138 1223.0 412 372 25 15 7 .964 2.92 2.88
1936 27 2 Teams AL MLB WSH-NYY OF 133 1174.0 406 377 13 16 4 .961 2.99 2.93
1936 27 NYY AL MLB NYY OF 36 320.0 113 106 3 4 0 .965 3.07 3.03
1936 27 WSH AL MLB WSH OF 97 854.0 293 271 10 12 4 .959 2.96 2.90
1937 28 2 Teams AL MLB BOS-WSH OF 144 1266.0 367 349 10 8 1 .978 2.55 2.49
1937 28 WSH AL MLB WSH OF 32 285.0 92 87 1 4 0 .957 2.78 2.75
1937 28 BOS AL MLB BOS OF 112 981.0 275 262 9 4 1 .985 2.49 2.42
1937 28 BOS AL MLB BOS SS 1 8.0 4 2 1 1 0 .750 3.38 3.00
1938 29 BOS AL MLB BOS 3B 1 3.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 1.00
1938 29 BOS AL MLB BOS LF 1
1938 29 BOS AL MLB BOS OF 126 1079.0 292 267 15 10 5 .966 2.35 2.24
1938 29 BOS AL MLB BOS RF 125
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
1939 30 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 133
1939 30 CLE AL MLB CLE LF 2
1939 30 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 146 1271.0 379 356 12 11 0 .971 2.61 2.52
1939 30 CLE AL MLB CLE RF 13
1940 31 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 20
1940 31 CLE AL MLB CLE LF 62
1940 31 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 140 1228.0 329 307 10 12 3 .964 2.32 2.26
1940 31 CLE AL MLB CLE RF 60
1941 32 2 Teams AL MLB CHW-WSH OF 75 662.0 185 176 7 2 2 .989 2.49 2.44
1941 32 WSH AL MLB WSH OF 26 236.0 58 54 3 1 1 .983 2.17 2.19
1941 32 CHW AL MLB CHW OF 49 426.0 127 122 4 1 1 .992 2.66 2.57
1942 33 Richmond PIED B 3B 62 162 62 85 15 .907 2.37
1944 35 BRO NL MLB BRO P 11 79.0 10 3 6 1 0 .900 1.03 0.82
1945 36 2 Teams NL MLB BRO-PHI P 13 61.0 17 2 14 1 1 .941 2.36 1.23
1945 36 BRO NL MLB BRO P 10 54.0 16 2 13 1 1 .938 2.50 1.50
1945 36 PHI NL MLB PHI 3B 4 30.0 10 2 6 2 1 .800 2.40 2.00
1945 36 PHI NL MLB PHI OF 10 55.0 15 13 1 1 0 .933 2.29 1.40
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
1945 36 PHI NL MLB PHI P 3 7.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.29 0.33
1946 37 PHI NL MLB PHI P 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1949 40 Gadsden SEAL B P 9
MLB (2 seasons) MLB 2B 56 482.0 356 157 179 20 40 .944 6.27 6.00
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 3B 96 834.0 284 102 156 26 12 .908 2.78 2.69
MLB (4 seasons) MLB CF 377
MLB (7 seasons) MLB LF 352
MLB (12 seasons) MLB OF 1495 13140.0 3757 3476 156 125 31 .967 2.49 2.43
MLB (3 seasons) MLB P 25 141.0 27 5 20 2 1 .926 1.60 1.00
MLB (7 seasons) MLB RF 440
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 3B 229 675 225 392 58 .914 2.69
All Levels (2 Seasons) 2B 56 482.0 356 157 179 20 40 .944 6.27 6.00
All Levels (5 Seasons) 3B 325 834.0 959 327 548 84 12 .912 2.78 2.69
All Levels (4 Seasons) CF 377
All Levels (7 Seasons) LF 352
All Levels (12 Seasons) OF 1495 13140.0 3757 3476 156 125 31 .967 2.49 2.43
All Levels (4 Seasons) P 34 141.0 27 5 20 2 1
All Levels (7 Seasons) RF 440
All Levels (2 Seasons) SS 148 8.0 895 318 509 68 0 .924 3.38 5.59
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1945 36 Philadelphia NL MLB PHI 1 of 2 154 46 108 .299
1946 37 Philadelphia NL MLB PHI 1 of 1 155 69 85 .448
1947 38 Philadelphia NL MLB PHI 1 of 1 155 62 92 .403
1948 39 Philadelphia NL MLB PHI 1 of 3 155 66 88 .429
1949 40 Gadsden SEAL B 1 of 1
1950 41 Durham CARL B DET 1 of 2 153 73 79 .480
1951 42 Tampa FLIN B 1 of 1 141 90 50 .643
7 Seasons 913 406 502 .447
MLB (4 seasons) 619 243 373 .394
B (3 seasons) 294 163 129 .558

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: 0fe7f158

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