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El TappeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1954-1962 MLB Years: 1954-1962
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PositionsC-142Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameElvin Walter Tappe
Height5-11Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 21,1927PlaceQuincy,Illinois
Death DateOctober 10,1998 [71.142]
High SchoolQuincy (Quincy,IL)
MLB DebutApril 24,1954 [26.339]
OrganizationsCHN [5] Awards0
TBC Player ID18701Retrosheet IDtappe101MLBAM ID123092
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed20Power19Contact91XBH21RBIs38Runs17Hitting36Durability18Team.405Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn55c274611952230040010902102.185.246.210.456253132.198.025.109.2217.586.820.900.000.0013.64
1956Chicago CubsNLMLBchn55c2931000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.35650.000.000.000.000.000.00
1958Chicago CubsNLMLBchn10c311728260004003101022.214.290.214.5046032.222.000.107.2119.383.130.330.000.000.00
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2c33511031124700301111216012.233.313.301.614317121.264.068.165.2839.099.921.090.000.0029.17
1962Chicago CubsNLMLBchn52c3526533110006004321002.208.288.208.49611060.220.000.075.2426.675.000.750.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1433042163100017012925310138.207.282.240.5227310347.225.033.125.0008.367.200.860.000.0015.87
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623442471110019013328311139.207.282.240.5228311393.225.033.125.0008.367.200.860.000.0015.87

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27C46--1852232210207.9864.50------46100.029.9
1955Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28C2--31--441.0002.00------20.01.3
1956Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29C3--4---441.0001.33------3100.01.9
1958Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31C16--4642-5250.9623.13-----11794.110.4
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33C49--2152724244242.9924.94-----35196.131.8
1962Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35C26--10113-41141141.0004.38-----126100.016.0
MLB Totals for C - 6 season(s)-   C142--55467710628621.9894.37-----51420.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27-46---------
1955Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28-2---------
1956Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29-3---------
1958Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31-16---------
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33-49---------
1962Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35-26---------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1959Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn32Third Base Coach1547480.48113.05Bob Scheffing
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn33First Base Coach1546094.39035.07Charlie Grimm,Lou Boudreau
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn34Manager1546490.41629.07 
1962Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn35Manager16259103.36442.59 
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn36Scout1628280.50617.07Bob Kennedy
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn37Scout1627686.46917.08Bob Kennedy
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn38Scout1627290.44425.08Bob Kennedy,Lou Klein
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn39Scout16259103.36436.010Leo Durocher
1967Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn40Scout1618774.54014.03Leo Durocher
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn41Scout1628478.51913.03Leo Durocher
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn42Scout1629270.5688.02Leo Durocher
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn43Scout1628478.5195.02Leo Durocher
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn44Scout1628379.51214.03Leo Durocher
1972Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn45Scout1558570.54811.02Whitey Lockman,Leo Durocher
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn46Scout1617784.4785.05Whitey Lockman
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn47Scout1626696.40722.06Jim Marshall,Whitey Lockman
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn48Scout1627587.46317.55Jim Marshall
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1961-01-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1960-10-10Released by Cubs. 
1951-12-03Selected by Cubs from Yankees in the minor league draft. 
* 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.