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Chris ChamblissTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1970-1988 MLB Years: 1971-1988
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Drafted
Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

Positions1B-1962, DH-24Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameCarroll Christopher Chambliss
Height6-1Weight212BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 26,1948 [69.234]PlaceDayton,Ohio
High SchoolOceanside (Oceanside,CA)
CollegeUCLA (Los Angeles,CA), Mira Costa College (Oceanside,CA), Montclair State University (Montclair,NJ)

DraftedSelected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (36th overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 31st round (588th overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutMay 28,1971 [22.153]
OrganizationsATL [7] NYA [7] CLE [5] Awards3Awards Voting4-85
TBC Player ID9787Retrosheet IDchamc001MLBAM ID112180
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (1B) in 1971
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed41Power68Contact68XBH62RBIs70Runs46Hitting76Durability73Team.502Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970WichitaAmerAAA-2110538360131178752000000000.342.342.483.82518532383.330.141.141.3650.000.000.001.8354.7124.43
1971WichitaAmerAAA-2213428123026000000000.286.286.500.78621542.250.214.214.3530.000.000.004.7621.0041.67
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle141b221114154911420494820408322019.275.341.407.74816933459.325.132.234.3428.7118.082.081.9646.1128.95
1972Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle141b231214665113627264434266303428.292.327.397.72418535499.324.105.159.3285.2112.632.421.2077.6725.74
1973Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle141b24155572701563021153485876312814.273.342.390.73222343636.298.117.212.3319.1211.951.311.7352.0027.56
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle141b2517678224007015500011.328.375.388.76326472.355.060.119.3496.946.941.000.000.0018.18
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya101b25110400389716364300234302219.243.282.343.62513725427.258.100.158.2875.3910.071.871.4166.6725.77
1974Totals for AL-AL         12746746119203650012848022210.255.296.349.64516329499.272.094.152.2965.619.621.711.2077.8324.37
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya101b2615056266171384972012950146919.304.336.434.77024451602.318.130.180.3444.828.311.721.5062.4429.82
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya101b27156641791883261796102780313111.293.323.441.76428355675.313.148.192.3504.0011.852.962.5237.7129.26
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya101b28157600901723261790404573205522.287.336.445.78126755652.301.158.240.3426.9011.201.622.6135.2931.98
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya101b2916262581171263129021416051536.274.321.382.70323941677.285.108.176.3196.068.861.461.7752.0823.98
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya101b3014955461155273186332345351549.280.324.437.76124248599.281.157.220.3365.688.851.563.0130.7830.97
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl101b31158602831703721872734973424611.282.338.440.77826557661.295.158.246.3467.4111.041.492.7233.4433.53
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl101b32107404441102528514144411231011.272.343.403.74616335454.285.131.248.3349.699.030.931.7650.5031.82
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl101b331575345714425220867357570061311.270.337.436.77323347597.268.166.281.3379.559.551.003.3526.7032.64
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl101b34131447591252432078276368003158.280.366.481.84721547513.290.201.331.36712.2813.261.083.9022.3537.60
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl101b35135389471001409441258541061210.257.350.362.71214123454.274.105.252.31812.7811.890.931.9843.2223.00
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl101b3610117016407032100182200145.235.307.329.6365610189.253.094.200.2829.5211.641.221.5956.6725.00
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl101b379712213388021402152400142.311.384.426.8105210138.371.115.221.35410.8717.391.601.4561.0026.32
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya503911000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter21757571912210939242185972403563292627195699166.279.334.415.74931406198305.295.136.220.0007.6111.151.472.2340.9229.35
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11842568143208958000000000.336.336.485.82120637425.322.149.148.0000.000.000.002.1247.2225.87
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11842568143208958000000000.336.336.485.82120637425.322.149.148.0000.000.000.002.1247.2225.87
New York Yankees Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter88533834159541712579454104199360169262376.282.323.417.74014122753633.295.135.196.0005.489.911.812.1742.8228.83
Atlanta Braves Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter8862668319727140980366211830433964246458.272.345.422.76711252293006.285.150.264.00010.1111.281.122.6633.3531.50
Cleveland Indians Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4041520178428818261529131292275661232.282.339.397.7366031151666.316.115.197.0007.7413.631.761.5658.4626.87
Average MLB - Per 162 games162564681572931472334769214712.279.334.415.74923446619.295.136.220.0007.6111.151.472.2340.9229.35
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625839319627111280000000000.336.336.485.82128351583.322.149.148.0000.000.000.002.1247.2225.87

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle221B108--943558851006998.9929.24------11197.366.7
1972Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle231B119-1057110956810911731165.9939.791.10-----12198.376.3
1973Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle241B154-136114371141415315651551.99110.071.14-----15599.495.1
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya251B106--87378893959951.9928.97------11096.465.4
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle251B17--1626314171168.9829.88------17100.010.5
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya261B147--12221061211313401328.9919.03------15098.091.9
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya271B155--1440109912315581549.9949.99------15699.497.5
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya27DH1---------------1560.60.6
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya281B157--1368981612914821466.9899.34------157100.096.9
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya291B155--1366111411914811477.9979.53------16295.795.1
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya29DH7---------------1624.34.3
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya301B134--129995713514011394.99510.40------14989.983.8
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya30DH16---------------14910.710.0
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl311B158--16261011214017391727.99310.93------158100.098.1
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl321B107--10469448311441140.99710.65------107100.0100.9
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl331B151--13521381014415001490.9939.87------15796.293.2
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl341B126--109289511711861181.9969.37------13196.277.8
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl351B109--9967088410741066.9939.78------13580.767.3
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl361B39--29925131325324.9978.31------10138.624.1
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl371B20--1416115148147.9937.35------9720.612.4
MLB Totals for 1B - 16 season(s)-   1B1962-241817771135113016871925219122.9939.757.91-----19620.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH24---------------240.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22--108--------
1972Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23--119--------
1973Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24--154--------
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya25--106--------
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25--17--------
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya26--147--------
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya27--155-------1
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya28--157--------
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya29--155-------7
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya30--134-------16
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl31--158--------
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl32--107--------
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl33--151--------
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34--126--------
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl35--109--------
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl36--39--------
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl37--20--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB275215111128200100000.524.524.9521.47620421.500.428.5240.004.760.009.5210.5036.36
1976New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB27416151001000200000.313.313.375.6886116.357.062.0630.0012.500.000.000.0020.00
1977New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB28517010000003400000.059.200.059.2591020.077.000.17615.0020.001.330.000.000.00
1977New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB28624472014000200000.292.292.500.79212324.286.208.2080.008.330.004.1724.0042.86
1978New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB29415160002000400000.400.400.400.8006015.545.000.0000.0026.670.000.000.000.00
1978New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB29311120000001100000.182.250.182.4322012.200.000.0918.338.331.000.000.000.00
1982Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB33310000000001000000.000.091.000.0910011.000.000.1009.090.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs176361811210204900000.286.328.429.75727467.308.143.2385.9713.432.252.9931.5022.22
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs13516143015001500000.275.288.392.68020452.289.117.1371.929.625.001.9251.0028.57

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1988New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya39Hitting Coach1618576.5283.55Lou Piniella,Billy Martin
1989London TigersEastAAMinordet40Manager1396376.45328.56 
1990London TigersEastAAMinordet41Manager1397663.5473.03 League Champions
1991Greenville BravesSouAAMinoratl42Manager1448856.611--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
1992Richmond BravesILAAAMinoratl43Manager1447371.50722.02 Lost in Semi-Finals
1993St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln44Hitting Coach1628775.53710.03Joe Torre
1994St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln45Hitting Coach1145361.46513.04Joe Torre
1995St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln46Hitting Coach1436281.43422.54Joe Torre,Mike Jorgensen
1996New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya47Hitting Coach1629270.568--1Joe TorreWon World Series (Braves)
1997New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya48Hitting Coach1629666.5932.02Joe TorreLost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya49Hitting Coach16211448.704--1Joe TorreWon World Series (Padres)
1999New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya50Hitting Coach1629864.605--3Joe TorreWon World Series (Braves)
2000New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya51Hitting Coach1618774.540--1Joe TorreWon World Series (Mets)
2001Calgary CannonsPCLAAAMinorflo52Manager1437271.50312.52 
2002New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn53Hitting Coach1617586.46626.55Bobby Valentine-
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin55Hitting Coach1627686.46929.04Dave Miley-
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin56Hitting Coach1627389.45127.05Jerry Narron,Dave Miley-
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin57Hitting Coach1628082.4943.53Jerry Narron
2008Richmond BravesILAAAMinoratl59Hitting Coach1416378.4479.54Dave Brundage
2009Charlotte KnightsILAAAMinorcha60Manager1436776.46915.54 
2010Charlotte KnightsILAAAMinorcha61Manager1446777.46521.53 
2011Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea62Hitting Coach1626795.41429.04Eric Wedge
2012Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea63Hitting Coach1627587.46318.04Eric Wedge
* 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.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1971American League Rookie of the Year1
1978American League Gold Glove (First Base)1
1983National League Player of the Week (July 4-July 10)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1988-05-10Released by Yankees. 
1988-05-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1979-12-05TradeTraded by Blue Jays with Luis Gomez to Braves for Joey McLaughlin, Pat Rockett and Barry Bonnell. 
1979-11-01TradeTraded by Yankees with Paul Mirabella and Damaso Garcia to Blue Jays for Ted Wilborn, Rick Cerone and Tom Underwood. 
1974-04-26TradeTraded by Indians with Cecil Upshaw and Dick Tidrow to Yankees for Tom Buskey, Fred Beene, Steve Kline and Fritz Peterson. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll36800,000-81587++370,78060,000800,000
1986Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll37769,452-125883++386,34760,0001,569,452
1988New York YankeesTeam Payroll3962,500-60433-392,10762,5001,631,952
* 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