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Baby Doll JacobsonHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1915-1927 MLB Years: 1915-1927
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PositionsOF-1378, 1B-47Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Chester Jacobson
Height6-3Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 16,1890PlaceCable,Illinois
Death DateJanuary 16,1977 [86.153]
MLB DebutApril 14,1915 [24.241]
OrganizationsSLA [10] BOS [2] CLE [1] DET [1] PHA [1] Awards0Awards Voting3-22
TBC Player ID13242Retrosheet IDjacow101MLBAM ID116459
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed60Power83Contact51XBH76RBIs42Runs58Hitting77Durability88Team.474Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1915Detroit TigersALMLBdet-1b-of24376551462040251411000.215.282.369.65124872.275.154.200.3136.9419.442.800.000.0057.14
1915St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-of24341151324611933102642000.209.295.304.599358131.261.095.183.2977.6319.852.600.76115.0033.33
1915Totals for AL-AL         71180183812311335154053000.211.290.328.6185916203.266.117.189.3037.3919.702.670.49180.0042.11
1917St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-of2614852953131237455100316748000.248.294.340.63418034572.277.092.170.3095.4211.712.160.70132.2525.95
1919St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-of281204557014731845190244749000.323.362.453.81520643492.354.130.202.3844.889.551.960.81113.7529.25
1920St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-of2915460997216341491221174637216000.355.402.501.90330557673.368.146.228.4196.845.500.801.3467.6726.39
1921St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-of30151599902113814590884230319000.352.398.487.88529257663.365.135.205.4046.334.520.710.75119.8027.01
1922St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-of3114555588176221691021964636919000.317.379.463.84225747629.327.146.252.3877.315.720.781.4361.6726.70
1923St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-of3214759276183296881662927220000.309.343.419.76224843643.314.110.159.3534.514.200.931.2474.0023.50
1924St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-of3315257910318441121997683545424000.318.361.528.88930672642.320.210.268.4025.457.011.292.9630.4739.13
1925St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-of3414254010318430915768114526116000.341.392.513.90527754602.339.172.250.4107.484.320.582.4936.0029.35
1926St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-of355018218521512211291406000.286.319.412.7317518197.301.126.170.3384.577.111.561.0291.0034.62
1926Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-of359839444120361669412222220000.305.344.447.79117643438.311.142.206.3655.025.021.001.3765.6735.83
1926Totals for AL-AL         14857662172512890533136226000.299.337.436.77325161635.308.137.194.3564.885.671.161.2672.0035.47
1927Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-of36451551138930241051222000.245.278.342.6205312164.266.097.135.2873.057.322.400.000.0031.58
1927Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle-of3632103132650013006416000.252.300.301.601315116.263.049.107.2875.173.450.670.000.0019.23
1927Totals for AL-AL         942932772173142101119311000.246.280.334.6149821318.260.088.130.2863.465.971.730.31293.0029.17
1927Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha-of361735383015000303000.229.229.400.62914438.226.171.171.2800.007.890.002.6335.0050.00
1927Totals for AL-AL         942932772173142101119311000.246.280.334.6149821318.260.088.130.2863.465.971.730.31293.0029.17
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1472550778717143289483819865435541039171000.311.357.450.80724795056072.325.139.209.0005.856.751.151.3766.3529.46
St. Louis Browns Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter1243475571115082698876704815131735533139000.317.364.459.82321814335244.331.142.215.0006.056.771.121.4562.5728.71
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14354955158454693512734422000.288.326.417.74322955602.299.129.186.0004.495.651.261.0091.5034.81
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter32103132650013006416000.252.300.301.601315116.263.049.107.0005.173.450.670.000.0019.23
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter376551462040251411000.215.282.369.65124872.275.154.200.0006.9419.442.800.000.0057.14
Philadelphia Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1735383015000303000.229.229.400.62914438.226.171.171.0000.007.890.002.6335.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162606871893610990963945419000.311.357.450.80727356668.325.139.209.0005.856.751.151.3766.3529.46

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1915Detroit TigersALMLBdet241B10--114425120118.98311.80------3727.06.5
1915Detroit TigersALMLBdet24OF7--81--991.0001.29------3718.94.5
1915St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla24OF32--502115352.9811.63------3494.120.8
1917St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla26OF131--2921886318310.9752.37------14888.585.1
1917St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla261B11--119774133126.94711.45------1487.47.1
1919St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla28OF106--2709152294279.9492.63------12088.376.3
1919St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla281B8--752127877.9879.63------1206.75.8
1920St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla29OF154--3941895421412.9792.68------154100.0100.7
1920St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla291B1---------------1540.60.7
1921St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla30OF142--378771392385.9822.71------15194.092.2
1921St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla301B10--9112-101031031.00010.30------1516.66.5
1922St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla31OF137--3679123388376.9692.74------14594.589.0
1922St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla311B7--5722-6159.9678.43------1454.84.5
1923St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla32OF146--40910114430419.9742.87------14799.396.1
1924St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla33OF152--488774502495.9863.26------152100.0100.0
1925St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla34OF139--34318139374361.9652.60------14297.990.8
1926Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35OF98--193741204200.9802.04------98100.064.1
1926St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla35OF50--10524-111107.9642.14------50100.032.5
1927Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36OF31--8116-8882.9322.65------3296.920.3
1927Boston Red SoxALMLBbos36OF39--9042-9694.9792.41------4586.725.3
1927Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha36OF14--9---991.0000.64------1782.49.1
MLB Totals for OF - 11 season(s)-   OF1378--3477113993636893590.9732.61------13780.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B47--456271221495483.97610.28------470.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1915Detroit TigersALMLBdet24--10------7-
1915St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla24---------32-
1917St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla26--11------131-
1919St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla28--8------106-
1920St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla29--1------154-
1921St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla30--10------142-
1922St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla31--7------137-
1923St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla32---------146-
1924St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla33---------152-
1925St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla34---------139-
1926Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35---------98-
1926St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla35---------50-
1927Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36---------31-
1927Boston Red SoxALMLBbos36---------39-
1927Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha36---------14-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2026-06-15TradeTraded by Athletics with Slim Harriss and Fred Heimach to Red Sox for Howard Ehmke and Tom Jenkins. 
2026-06-15TradeTraded by Browns to Athletics for Bing Miller. 
2015-08-18TradeTraded by Tigers to Browns for Grover Lowdermilk and Bill James. 
1927-08-05Claimed on waivers by Athletics from Indians. 
1927-06-12Purchased by Indians from Red Sox. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.