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Sam ChapmanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1938-1951 MLB Years: 1938-1951
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PositionsOF-1309, 1B-20Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSamuel Blake Chapman
Height6-1Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 11,1916PlaceTiburon,California
Death DateDecember 22,2006 [90.255]
High SchoolTamalpais (Mill Valley,CA)
CollegeUniversity of California (Berkeley,CA)
MLB DebutMay 16,1938 [22.035]
OrganizationsPHA [11] CLE [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-25
TBC Player ID9811Retrosheet IDchaps101MLBAM ID112204
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on May 5,1939
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed65Power82Contact66XBH78RBIs65Runs68Hitting59Durability81Team.427Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1938Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha14of2211440660105177176334559441000.259.353.461.81418741466.298.202.335.37111.8020.171.713.6523.8839.05
1939Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha10of231404987413424615641145162140011.269.338.432.77021545554.283.163.279.3539.2111.191.222.7133.2033.58
1940Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha10of24134508881402632375264696170014.276.337.474.81124152562.301.198.281.3658.1917.082.094.0922.0937.14
1941Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha6of251435529717829925106694749210013.322.378.543.92130063602.320.221.301.4197.818.141.044.1522.0835.39
1945Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha10of29930362001002400000.200.250.267.5178232.231.067.133.2506.2512.502.000.000.0033.33
1946Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha4of30146545771422252067135466020022.261.327.429.75623447601.266.168.264.3558.9910.981.223.3327.2533.10
1947Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha4of31149551841391851483346570080014.252.331.379.71020937624.268.127.243.33410.4211.221.082.2439.3626.62
1948Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha4of32123445581151861370615550150018.258.341.413.75418437506.267.155.290.35210.879.880.912.5734.2332.17
1949Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha4of331545898916424424108348068230023.278.367.455.82226852674.282.177.311.38211.8710.090.853.5624.5431.71
1950Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha4of34144553931392062395336879420014.251.338.434.77224049627.257.183.306.35210.8512.601.163.6724.0435.25
1951Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha4of351865711100500121201002.169.299.185.48412178.208.016.200.25215.3815.381.000.000.009.09
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31of359424624569163630273201006.228.304.346.6508516274.240.118.240.3059.8511.681.192.1941.0028.57
1951Totals for AL-AL         112311316710164130394402008.215.303.312.6159717352.234.097.232.29311.0812.501.131.7051.8325.37
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter136849887541329210521807734138562682153500137.266.342.438.78021834425600.278.172.284.00010.0412.181.213.2127.7133.26
Philadelphia Athletics Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter127447427301273201511747373838535650153400131.268.344.442.78620984265326.281.174.287.00010.0512.201.213.2727.2533.46
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9424624569163630273201006.228.304.346.6508516274.240.118.240.0009.8511.681.192.1941.0028.57
Average MLB - Per 162 games162591891572562192556781240016.266.342.438.78025952663.278.172.284.00010.0412.181.213.2127.7133.26

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1938Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha22OF110--229812-249237.9522.15------11496.572.4
1939Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha23OF117--35011172378361.9553.09------14083.677.0
1939Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha231B19--147546156152.9748.00------14013.612.5
1940Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha24OF129--34813142375361.9632.80------13496.383.8
1941Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha25OF141--41621155452437.9673.10------14398.691.6
1945Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha29OF8--18---18181.0002.25------988.95.3
1946Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha30OF145--36913124394382.9702.63------14699.394.2
1947Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha31OF146--4281662450444.9873.04------14998.094.8
1948Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha32OF118--368872383376.9823.19------12395.976.6
1949Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha33OF154--45011103471461.9792.99------154100.0100.0
1950Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha34OF140--42811104449439.9783.14------14497.290.9
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle35OF84--132221136134.9851.60------9489.454.5
1951Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha35OF17--4312-4644.9572.59------1894.411.0
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle351B1--1--1111.0001.00------941.10.6
MLB Totals for OF - 11 season(s)-   OF1309--35791151072538013694.9722.82------13090.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B20--148547157153.9757.65------200.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1938Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha22---------110-
1939Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha23--19------117-
1940Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha24---------129-
1941Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha25---------141-
1945Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha29---------8-
1946Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha30---------145-
1947Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha31---------146-
1948Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha32---------118-
1949Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha33---------154-
1950Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha34---------140-
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle35--1------84-
1951Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha35---------17-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1951-05-10TradeTraded by Athletics to Indians for Lou Klein and Allie Clark. 
1938-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
* 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.