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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Samuel Blake Chapman
Stat Years
1938-1951  [mlb] 1938-1951
Height/Weight
6-1 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (1309) ... 1B (20)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
2006-12-22 [90.255]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Tamalpais (Mill Valley,CA)
Colleges
University of California (Berkeley, California)
Draft
MLB Debut
1938-05-16 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.035)
Service Time
Organizations
PHA [11] CLE [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 9811 ... retro id: chaps101 ... mlbam id: 112204
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1938Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha1422of---111440660105177176334559441000.259.353.461.81446618741.335.202.00011.8020.171.7123.93.6539.0
    1939Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha1023of---21404987413424615641145162140011.269.338.432.77055421545.279.163.0009.2111.191.2233.22.7133.6
    1940Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha1024of---3134508881402632375264696170014.276.337.474.81156224152.281.198.0008.1917.082.0922.14.0937.1
    1941Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha625of---41435529717829925106694749210013.322.378.543.92160230063.301.221.0007.818.141.0422.14.1535.4
    1945Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha1029of---5930362001002400000.200.250.267.5173282.133.067.0006.2512.502.000.00.0033.3
    1946Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha430of---6146545771422252067135466020022.261.327.429.75660123447.264.168.0008.9910.981.2227.23.3333.1
    1947Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha431of---7149551841391851483346570080014.252.331.379.71062420937.243.127.00010.4211.221.0839.42.2426.6
    1948Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha432of---8123445581151861370615550150018.258.341.413.75450618437.290.155.00010.879.880.9134.22.5732.2
    1949Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha433of---91545898916424424108348068230023.278.367.455.82267426852.311.177.00011.8710.090.8524.53.5631.7
    1950Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha434of---10144553931392062395336879420014.251.338.434.77262724049.306.183.00010.8512.601.1624.03.6735.2
    1951Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha435of---111865711100500121201002.169.299.185.48478121.200.016.00015.3815.381.000.00.009.1
    1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3135of---119424624569163630273201006.228.304.346.6502748516.240.118.0009.8511.681.1941.02.1928.6
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)136849887541329210521807734138562682153500137.266.342.438.78056002183442.284.172.27810.0412.181.2127.73.2133.3
    American League Totals (12 yrs)136849887541329210521807734138562682153500137.266.342.438.78056002183442.284.172.27810.0412.181.2127.73.2133.3
    Philadelphia Athletics Totals (11 yrs)127447427301273201511747373838535650153400131.268.344.442.78653262098426.287.174.28110.0512.201.2127.23.2733.5
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)9424624569163630273201006.228.304.346.6502748516.240.118.2409.8511.681.1941.02.1928.6
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1938Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB22OF11000.02298120249237.9522.200.0072.496.53
    1939Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB231B1900.0147546156152.9748.000.0012.513.63
    1939Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB23OF11700.035011172378361.9553.100.0077.083.62
    1940Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB24OF12900.034813142375361.9632.800.0083.896.33
    1941Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB25OF14100.041621155452437.9673.100.0091.698.61
    1945Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB29OF800.01800018181.0002.300.005.388.99
    1946Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB30OF14500.036913124394382.9702.600.0094.299.31
    1947Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB31OF14600.04281662450444.9873.000.0094.898.01
    1948Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB32OF11800.0368872383376.9823.200.0076.695.92
    1949Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB33OF15400.045011103471461.9793.000.00100.0100.01
    1950Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB34OF14000.042811104449439.9783.100.0090.997.21
    1951Cleveland IndiansALMLB351B100.01001111.0001.000.000.61.14
    1951Cleveland IndiansALMLB35OF8400.0132221136134.9851.600.0054.589.44
    1951Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB35OF1700.0431204644.9572.600.0011.094.46
    MLB Totals - (1B)2000148547157153.9757.700.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)13090035791151072538013694.9722.800.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1938MLB---------110-
    1939MLB--19------117-
    1940MLB---------129-
    1941MLB---------141-
    1945MLB---------8-
    1946MLB---------145-
    1947MLB---------146-
    1948MLB---------118-
    1949MLB---------154-
    1950MLB---------140-
    1951MLB--1------101-
    Totals--20------1309-