Tips Updates
MLB
Players
Teams
Leagues
Draft
Boxscores
Minor Leagues
College
People
Extra Bases
Applications
About

Chick ShortenTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1915-1924 MLB Years: 1915-1924
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook

World Series Champion
PositionsOF-352Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameCharles Henry Shorten
Height6-0Weight175BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateApril 19,1892PlaceScranton,Pennsylvania
Death DateOctober 23,1965 [73.187]
MLB DebutSeptember 22,1915 [23.156]
OrganizationsBOS [3] DET [3] CIN [1] SLA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17986Retrosheet IDshorc101MLBAM ID122191
Research ToolsTrack this Player -- Intersect Player -- Compare Player -- Random Player
About Profile Data

Batting Stats -- Fielding Statistics -- Transactions
This player page is available for sponsorship:
Sponsor the Chick Shorten page  -  You can show your support to the The Baseball Cube by sponsoring all of a player's pages for only $10/year.
About Sponsorships Program


Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed36Power40Contact63XBH42RBIs65Runs54Hitting64Durability44Team.553Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1915Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-of23614131000000200000.214.214.286.5004114.250.072.071.2370.0014.290.000.000.0033.33
1916Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-of24531121433210111010801000.295.352.330.682373123.317.035.134.3348.136.500.800.000.009.09
1917Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-of256916812304201620101019000.179.229.226.455386188.190.047.119.2265.325.321.000.000.0020.00
1919Detroit TigersALMLBdet-of2795270378593022502213021000.315.366.370.73610012313.331.055.156.3537.034.150.590.000.0014.12
1920Detroit TigersALMLBdet-of281163643510596140242814018000.288.339.354.69312916410.298.066.137.3306.833.410.500.24364.0015.24
1921Detroit TigersALMLBdet-of2992217335911302323201106000.272.333.350.6837614243.286.078.166.3228.234.530.550.000.0023.73
1922St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-of305513122361252160116805000.275.354.489.8436419152.281.214.328.38010.535.260.501.3265.5052.78
1924Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-of3241697193006004202000.275.315.319.63422375.284.044.101.3015.332.670.500.000.0015.79
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter52713451613705120313412811068162000.275.330.349.679470741518.288.074.159.0007.254.480.620.20448.3320.00
Detroit Tigers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3038511052492912185977038045000.293.346.358.70430542966.305.065.150.0007.253.930.540.10851.0016.87
Boston Red Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter128294276673027302020110000.224.276.269.5457910325.241.045.122.0006.156.151.000.000.0015.15
St. Louis Browns Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5513122361252160116805000.275.354.489.8436419152.281.214.328.00010.535.260.501.3265.5052.78
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter41697193006004202000.275.315.319.63422375.284.044.101.0005.332.670.500.000.0015.79
Average MLB - Per 162 games16241349114166141423421019000.275.330.349.67914423467.288.074.159.0007.254.480.620.20448.3320.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1915Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23OF5--61--771.0001.40------683.33.3
1916Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24OF33--46---46461.0001.39------5362.321.4
1917Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25OF43--8222-8684.9771.95------6962.328.3
1919Detroit TigersALMLBdet27OF75--143242149145.9731.93------9578.953.6
1920Detroit TigersALMLBdet28OF99--1681423184182.9891.84------11685.364.3
1921Detroit TigersALMLBdet29OF51--101322106104.9812.04------9255.433.3
1922St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla30OF31--582-160601.0001.94------5556.420.1
1924Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32OF15--131--14141.0000.93------4136.69.8
MLB Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF352--61725108652642.9851.82------3520.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1915Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23---------5-
1916Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24---------33-
1917Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25---------43-
1919Detroit TigersALMLBdet27---------75-
1920Detroit TigersALMLBdet28---------99-
1921Detroit TigersALMLBdet29---------51-
1922St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla30---------31-
1924Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32---------15-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1916Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB2427040002000100000.571.571.5711.142407.667.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs27040002000100000.571.571.5711.142407.667.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2019-01-17TradeTraded by Red Sox with Slim Love and Eddie Ainsmith to Tigers for Ossie Vitt. 
1921-12-14Claimed on waivers by Browns from Tigers. 
* 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.