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Ben ChapmanHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1930-1946 MLB Years: 1930-1946
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World Series Champion
PositionsOF-1495, 3B-96, 2B-56, P-25, SS-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Benjamin Chapman
Height6-0Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 25,1908PlaceNashville,Tennessee
Death DateJuly 7,1993 [84.194]
High SchoolPhillips (Birmingham,AL)
MLB DebutApril 15,1930 [21.111]
OrganizationsNYA [7] WS1 [3] BOS [2] BRO [2] CLE [2] PHI [2] CHA [1] Awards0Awards Voting2-11
TBC Player ID9802Retrosheet IDchapb102MLBAM ID112205
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1930New York YankeesALMLBnya73b211385137416231101081146435826000.316.371.474.84524351564.342.158.257.3767.6210.281.351.7751.3031.48
1931New York YankeesALMLBnya7of221496001201892811171226123757756000.315.396.483.87929056686.340.168.357.40310.9311.221.032.4835.2929.63
1932New York YankeesALMLBnya6of231515811011744115101073818715555000.299.381.473.85427566662.318.174.330.38610.738.310.771.5158.1037.93
1933New York YankeesALMLBnya6of2414756511217636499827187245410000.312.393.437.83024749651.327.125.269.38711.066.910.631.3862.7827.84
1934New York YankeesALMLBnya7of251495888218121135862616676838000.308.381.413.79424339666.342.105.236.37010.0610.211.010.75117.6021.55
1935New York YankeesALMLBnya7of2614055311816038887417106139114000.289.361.430.79123854629.300.141.264.3649.706.200.641.2769.1333.75
1936New York YankeesALMLBnya7of2736139193714312112152002000.266.338.432.7706018156.305.166.266.3519.6212.821.330.64139.0048.65
1936Washington Senators IALMLBws14of279740191133367460197691811000.332.431.486.91719547472.340.154.357.42314.623.810.260.85100.2535.34
1936Totals for AL-AL         1335401101705010581209843813000.315.408.472.88025565628.332.157.333.40513.386.050.450.80108.0038.24
1937Washington Senators IALMLBws14of28351302334710128026700000.262.385.331.716438156.276.069.331.34816.674.490.270.000.0023.53
1937Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1of281134237613023117572712573516000.307.391.463.85419641487.323.156.326.39111.707.190.611.4460.4331.54
1937Totals for AL-AL         1485539916430127693512834216000.297.389.432.82123949643.312.135.327.38112.916.530.511.0979.0029.88
1938Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9of2912748092163408680136653308000.340.418.494.91223754553.356.154.304.41811.755.970.511.0880.0033.13
1939Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2,11of3014954510115831968218687302200019.290.390.413.80322546654.299.123.305.37613.304.590.340.9290.8329.11
1940Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle11,44of31143548821574064501377845230019.286.377.403.78022150631.307.117.270.36312.367.130.580.63137.0031.85
1941Washington Senators IALMLBws14of3228110928601102210601007.255.317.336.653377121.262.081.173.3108.264.960.600.83110.0025.00
1941Chicago White SoxALMLBcha45of325719026439121922191401002.226.297.316.6136012210.236.090.189.2929.056.670.740.9595.0027.91
1941Totals for AL-AL         85300357115132944292002009.237.304.323.6279719331.245.086.183.2988.766.040.690.91100.0026.76
1944Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro5p352038111440011105401000.368.442.474.91618444.412.106.263.43011.369.090.800.000.0028.57
1945Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro5p361322230003002100001.136.208.136.3443024.143.000.091.1808.334.170.500.000.000.00
1945Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34of3624514162004002100004.314.340.353.69318253.320.039.078.3313.771.890.500.000.0012.50
1945Totals for NL-NL         37736192007004200005.260.299.288.58721277.268.028.082.2845.192.600.500.000.0010.53
1946Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi7p3711100000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter17176478114419584071079097728713582455626920052.302.383.440.82328496047420.320.138.288.00011.117.490.671.2171.9830.85
New York Yankees Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter910353962610792096460589184934043622051000.305.379.451.83015963334014.327.146.286.00010.069.020.901.4958.9830.86
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter29210931833157115101323113165754230038.288.384.408.792446961285.303.120.287.00012.845.840.450.78109.3030.48
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter240903168293631913137401812268114000.324.405.480.885433951040.341.156.315.00011.736.540.561.2569.4632.42
Washington Senators I Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1606411231954985822991053112007.304.403.429.83227562749.314.125.320.00014.024.140.300.67128.2031.79
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5719026439121922191401002.226.297.316.6136012210.236.090.189.0009.056.670.740.9595.0027.91
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3360131740014107501001.283.358.350.70821468.309.067.200.00010.297.350.710.000.0023.53
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter25525162004002100004.308.333.346.67918254.314.038.077.0003.701.850.500.000.0012.50
Average MLB - Per 162 games16261110818538108922713785229005.302.383.440.82326957700.320.138.288.00011.117.490.671.2171.9830.85

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1944Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro5S/R35533.401192601079.0753630433371001.368.510.453.744.201.12.6253.51
1945Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro5S/R36335.531073202053.2643333332232001.7910.730.505.373.860.72.5004.20
1945Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34Rel36007.7130300307.07860640101.869.00--7.715.140.67-3.97
1946Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi7Rel37000.0010100101.01000010001.009.00----9.000.00-0.38
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter864.40251698070140.11477769771653101.559.380.454.534.150.92.5711.23
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter864.26211658030132.11396963765603001.539.410.474.404.060.92.571-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter006.7540400408.08860650101.759.00--6.755.630.83--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1294.40392514120110220.0229120108111111015201.559.380.454.534.150.92.5711.23

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1930New York YankeesALMLBnya212B45--1321461836296278.9396.18------13832.629.2
1930New York YankeesALMLBnya213B91--1001492411273249.9122.74------13865.959.1
1931New York YankeesALMLBnya22OF137--30014121326314.9632.29------14991.989.5
1931New York YankeesALMLBnya222B11--2533246058.9675.27------1497.47.2
1932New York YankeesALMLBnya23OF150--30313172333316.9492.11------15199.397.4
1933New York YankeesALMLBnya24OF147--2882484320312.9752.12------147100.098.0
1934New York YankeesALMLBnya25OF149--36812132393380.9672.55------149100.096.8
1935New York YankeesALMLBnya26OF138--37225157412397.9642.88------14098.692.6
1936Washington Senators IALMLBws127OF97--27110124293281.9592.90------97100.063.4
1936New York YankeesALMLBnya27OF36--10634-113109.9653.03------36100.023.5
1937Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28SS1--211-43.7503.00------1130.90.7
1937Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28OF112--262941275271.9852.42------11399.173.7
1937Washington Senators IALMLBws128OF32--8714-9288.9572.75------3591.420.9
1938Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29OF126--26715105292282.9662.24------12799.284.6
1938Boston Red SoxALMLBbos293B1---1--111.0001.00------1270.80.7
1939Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30OF146--3561211-379368.9712.52------14998.094.8
1940Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31OF140--30710123329317.9642.26------14397.990.9
1941Washington Senators IALMLBws132OF26--543115857.9832.19------2892.916.9
1941Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32OF49--122411127126.9922.57------5786.031.8
1944Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro35P11-79361-109.9000.820.11-----2055.07.1
1945Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi363B4--2621108.8002.00------2416.72.6
1945Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro36P10-53213111615.9381.500.28-----1376.96.5
1945Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36OF10--1311-1514.9331.40------2441.76.5
1945Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36P3-7-1--111.0000.330.14-----2412.51.9
1946Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi37P1-1-------------1100.00.6
MLB Totals for OF - 12 season(s)-   OF1495--34761561253137573632.9672.43------14950.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B96--1021562612284258.9082.69------960.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B56--1571792040356336.9446.00------560.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P25-140520212725.9261.000.18-----250.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1--211-43.7503.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1930New York YankeesALMLBnya21---45-91-----
1931New York YankeesALMLBnya22---11-----137-
1932New York YankeesALMLBnya23---------150-
1933New York YankeesALMLBnya24---------147-
1934New York YankeesALMLBnya25---------149-
1935New York YankeesALMLBnya26---------138-
1936Washington Senators IALMLBws127---------97-
1936New York YankeesALMLBnya27---------36-
1937Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28----1----112-
1937Washington Senators IALMLBws128---------32-
1938Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29-----1---126-
1939Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30---------146-
1940Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31---------140-
1941Washington Senators IALMLBws132---------26-
1941Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32---------49-
1944Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro3511----------
1945Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi363----4---10-
1945Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro3610----------
1946Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi371----------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1932New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB23417152006002400000.294.368.412.7807219.385.118.23510.5321.052.000.000.0040.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs417152006002400000.294.368.412.7807219.385.118.23510.5321.052.000.000.0040.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1945Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi36Manager15446108.29952.08 
1946Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi37Manager1546985.44828.05 
1947Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi38Manager1546292.40332.08 
1948Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi39Manager1546688.42925.56 
1952Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin43Assistant Coach1546985.44827.56Luke Sewell,Earle Brucker,Rogers Hornsby
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1946-06-11Released by Phillies. 
1945-06-15TradeTraded by Dodgers to Phillies for Johnny Peacock. 
1941-11-03Released by White Sox. 
1941-05-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1941-05-26Released by Senators. 
1940-12-24TradeTraded by Indians to Senators for Joe Krakauskas. 
1938-12-15TradeTraded by Red Sox to Indians for Tommy Irwin and Denny Galehouse. 
1937-06-11TradeTraded by Senators with Bobo Newsom to Red Sox for Mel Almada, Wes Ferrell and Rick Ferrell. 
1936-06-14TradeTraded by Yankees to Senators for Jake Powell. 
* 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.