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Wes ChamberlainTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1987-2004 MLB Years: 1990-1995
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PositionsOF-972, 1B-67, DH-17Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWesley Polk Chamberlain
Height6-2Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 13,1966 [52.309]PlaceChicago,Illinois
High SchoolSimeon Career Academy (Chicago,IL)
CollegeJackson State University (Jackson,MS)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 4th round (86th overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 5th round (121st overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1990-MLB-#25 ... 1990-PIT-#1 ... 1991-MLB-#55 ... 1991-PHI-#2
MLB DebutAugust 31,1990 [24.140]
OrganizationsPHI [5] PIT [4] BOS [2] BAL [1] KCA [1] LAN [1] NYN [1] TEX [1] TOR [1] Awards3Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID9782Retrosheet IDchamw001MLBAM ID112173
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed60Power76Contact65XBH73RBIs78Runs55Hitting72Durability55Team.514Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987Watertown PiratesNYPLA-pit-of21662585067134535227254810320.260.324.399.72310322287.298.139.295.3168.7116.721.921.7451.6032.84
1988Augusta PiratesSALApit-of222710722367211713111112000.336.403.467.8705010121.368.131.215.3919.099.091.000.83107.0027.78
1988Salem BuccaneersCaroA+pit-of2292365661001511150144385900220.274.341.411.75215027405.300.137.268.3389.3814.571.552.7233.1827.00
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         119472881362231267157497012220.288.355.424.77920037526.316.136.256.3509.3213.311.432.2839.3327.21
1989Harrisburg SenatorsEastAApit-of231294716514426321871110328220740.306.348.507.85523950512.328.201.272.3776.2516.022.564.1022.4334.72
1990Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-of24123416431042426521420345882500.250.315.361.67615032465.275.111.178.3087.3112.471.711.2969.3330.77
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31of2418469133024401900000.283.298.478.77622547.314.195.304.3432.1319.159.004.2623.0038.46
1991Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-of25391441237722207481300410.257.288.375.6635411156.263.118.194.2925.138.331.631.2872.0029.73
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi44,31of251013835192163135094317321008.240.300.399.69915332417.266.159.253.3167.4317.512.353.1229.4634.78
1992Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-of263412716426242662111321200.331.387.504.8916412143.339.173.291.3987.699.091.182.8031.7528.57
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi44of2676275267118094140105511227.258.285.422.70711627289.291.164.215.3143.4619.035.503.1130.5638.03
1993Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi44of27962843480202124521175110438.282.320.493.81314034306.302.211.275.3495.5616.673.003.9223.6742.50
1994Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+phi-of28625591036011110010.360.407.7601.16719427.286.400.400.4793.703.701.0011.118.3344.44
1994Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi44of28246971950260031200003.275.306.435.74130772.309.160.203.3224.1716.674.002.7834.5036.84
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26of285116413429142002123800026.256.307.396.7036514176.311.140.201.3056.8221.593.172.2741.0033.33
1994Totals for MLB-MLB         75233206114162602155000029.262.306.408.7149521248.311.146.202.3106.0520.163.332.4238.8334.43
1995Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-of2948183286417112405334530103.350.368.6501.01811930190.409.300.328.4331.5823.6815.006.3215.2546.88
1995Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of29166421430160021520104.219.261.313.57420469.265.094.125.2572.9021.747.501.4564.0028.57
1995Totals for AAA-AAA         64247307820113465356050207.316.340.563.90313934259.369.247.275.3861.9323.1712.005.0219.0043.59
1995Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26of2919424510111031100002.119.178.214.3929245.133.095.190.1816.6724.443.672.2242.0040.00
1996Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-of3037131204550103721191900125.344.424.6111.0358015151.340.267.420.43812.5812.581.006.6213.1033.33
1997Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-of319733633921627507224581001113.274.340.396.73613325371.313.122.208.3296.4715.632.421.8948.0027.17
1997Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-of31186071940291001400001.317.317.483.80029660.386.166.183.3460.0023.330.003.3330.0031.58
1997Totals for AAA-AAA         115396401112029598224721001114.280.336.409.74516231431.323.129.205.3315.5716.713.002.0944.0027.93
1998Winnipeg GoldeyesNorthernInd-32431634964130124471222690158.393.487.6931.18011325195.413.300.472.49611.2813.331.186.1513.5839.06
1998Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-of3227961635705210171240221.365.422.5941.0165712109.370.229.292.4306.4211.011.714.5919.2034.29
1999Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-1b3311137553115193187837246670308.307.357.517.87419440409.330.210.264.3765.8716.142.754.4020.8334.78
2000Winnipeg GoldeyesNorthernInd-34843306010823014801103232000013.327.387.524.91117337362.331.197.327.3958.848.841.003.8723.5734.26
2001Schaumburg FlyersNorthernInd-354719022516131623418000010.268.284.358.6426810194.284.090.105.2792.069.284.501.5563.3319.61
2002Long Island DucksAtlInd-3630114627711162171100005.237.281.342.623399121.255.105.175.2765.799.091.570.83114.0033.33
2002Schaumburg FlyersNorthernInd-361042492015200700001.214.214.333.54714342.235.119.167.2350.0016.670.002.3842.0033.33
2002Totals for Ind-Ind         8935546952031371711647000011.268.299.451.75016036371.278.183.245.3234.3112.672.943.5027.3137.89
2002Newark BearsAtlInd-3649199365911211503092900005.296.327.538.86510724208.302.242.302.3694.3313.943.225.2918.0940.68
2002Totals for Ind-Ind         8935546952031371711647000011.268.299.451.75016036371.278.183.245.3234.3112.672.943.5027.3137.89
2003Gary RailCatsNorthernInd--3784335471042201366302126604113.310.358.493.85116535366.303.183.254.3665.747.101.243.5525.7733.65
2004Winnipeg GoldeyesNorthernInd--383012116233141730101020039.190.263.331.594408133.178.141.248.2547.527.521.003.0130.2534.78
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter38512631443227264316720777249426734.255.299.424.7235351211352.286.169.240.0005.7018.423.233.1829.3737.58
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter8703158438923170221085349365239514415321535.292.347.463.81014613003475.317.171.255.0006.8814.792.153.1129.2432.50
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter55019322305671081267339454013231336320635.293.347.466.8139001872123.318.173.243.0006.2214.742.373.1628.8432.98
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1294716514426321871110328220740.306.348.507.85523950512.328.201.272.0006.2516.022.564.1022.4334.72
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter98390711091611456145396010230.279.345.433.77816931432.299.154.277.0009.0313.891.543.2427.8628.44
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2710722367211713111112000.336.403.467.8705010121.368.131.215.0009.099.091.000.83107.0027.78
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter662585067134535227254810320.260.324.399.72310322287.298.139.295.0008.7116.721.921.7451.6032.84
Ind Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter3771494240445875592943351051591705964.298.350.481.8317191511621.301.183.272.0006.489.811.513.6425.3233.93
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter31510571272756253814619562200426526.260.302.436.7384611051131.287.176.248.0005.4817.683.233.3627.8238.18
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter70206174710152112154900028.228.281.359.6407416221.276.131.199.0006.7922.173.272.2641.2034.04
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625316113530318708332105213314.255.299.424.72322551569.286.169.240.0005.7018.423.233.1829.3737.58
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625888217232420991712459681637.292.347.463.81027256647.317.171.255.0006.8814.792.153.1129.2432.50

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1987Watertown Pirates NYPLA-pit21OF64--121973137130.9492.03------6697.084.2
1988Augusta Pirates SALApit22OF26--494115453.9812.04------2796.318.8
1988Salem Buccaneers CaroA+pit22OF89--161119-181172.9501.93------9296.764.0
1989Harrisburg Senators EastAApit23OF120--2051415-234219.9361.83------12993.086.3
1990Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit24OF112--2031691228219.9611.96------12391.176.2
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24OF10--23-1-2423.9582.30------1855.66.2
1991Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi25OF34--6323-6865.9561.91------3987.223.8
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25OF98--19943-206203.9852.07------10197.060.5
1992Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi26OF29--514-155551.0001.90------3485.320.4
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26OF73--132341139135.9711.85------7696.145.1
1993Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27OF76--1311013142141.9931.86------9679.246.9
1994Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi28OF5--5---551.0001.00------683.33.7
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28OF34--695--74741.0002.18------5166.729.6
1994Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28OF18--273-130301.0001.67------2475.015.7
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28DH12---------------5123.510.4
1995Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos29OF33--6634-7369.9452.09------4868.823.4
1995Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca29OF14--242-126261.0001.86------1687.59.7
1995Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos291B1--1---111.0001.00------482.10.7
1995Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29OF12--2011-2221.9551.75------1963.28.3
1995Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29DH5---------------1926.33.5
1996Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor30OF15--23---23231.0001.53------3740.510.6
1997Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn31OF61--7565-8681.9421.33------9762.943.0
1997Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit31OF9--132411915.7891.67------1850.06.5
1998Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex32OF16--242-126261.0001.63------2759.311.1
1999Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan331B66--43136552472467.9897.08------11159.547.5
1999Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan33OF24--18-2-2018.9000.75------11121.617.3
MLB Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF321--60126105637627.9841.95------3210.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH17---------------170.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF347--56037275624597.9571.72------3470.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B67--43236552473468.9896.99------670.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF120--2051415-234219.9361.83------1200.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF94--166119-186177.9521.88------940.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF26--494115453.9812.04------260.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF64--121973137130.9492.03------640.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1987Watertown Pirates NYPLA-pit21---------64-
1988Augusta Pirates SALApit22---------26-
1988Salem Buccaneers CaroA+pit22---------89-
1989Harrisburg Senators EastAApit23---------120-
1990Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit24---------112-
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24---------10-
1991Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi25---------34-
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25---------98-
1992Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi26---------29-
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26---------73-
1993Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27---------76-
1994Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi28---------5-
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28---------3412
1994Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28---------18-
1995Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos29--1------33-
1995Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca29---------14-
1995Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29---------125
1996Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor30---------15-
1997Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn31---------61-
1997Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit31---------9-
1998Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex32---------16-
1999Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan33--66------24-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB27411143001001300000.364.417.6361.0537312.500.272.3648.3325.003.000.000.0075.00
1993Philadelphia PhilliesWorld SeriesMLB2722000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs411143001001300000.364.417.6361.0537312.500.272.3648.3325.003.000.000.0075.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs22000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1991National League Player of the Week (July 29-August 4)1
2000Northern League All-Star (OF)1
2003Northern League All-Star (1B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1997-04-30TradeTraded by Pirates with Ramon Espinozo to Mets for Erick Ojeda and John Carter. 
1997-01-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1996-05-27Released by Blue Jays. 
1996-03-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
1996-02-21Released by Royals. 
1995-08-14TradeTraded by Red Sox to Royals for Chris James. 
1994-05-31TradeTraded by Phillies with Mike Sullivan to Red Sox for Billy Hatcher and Paul Quantrill. 
1990-08-30TradeTraded by Pirates with Tony Longmire and Julio Peguero to Phillies for Carmelo Martinez. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1990Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll24100,000-64932-515,727100,000100,000
1991Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll25105,000-6032814742,231100,000205,000
1992Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll26200,000-4882039962,245109,000405,000
1993Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll27250,000-4772247968,431109,000655,000
1994Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll28350,000-4172054957,101109,0001,005,000
1994Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll28350,000-4172254957,101109,0001,005,000
1995Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll29109,000-75342-999,520109,0001,114,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red