#76 Sam Chapman, Leftfield, 32 yrs, Boston (A) Red Sox
Wednesday, 5/3/1948
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Sam Chapman

4/11/1916
32
USA,CA,TIBURON
6"1
195

Leftfield
R
R
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3 / 6 (Well Known)
3 / 6 (Well Known)
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2.5 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 4,250,000
1949
10 Year(s), 23 Days (1743 total Days)
34 Day(s)
10 Year(s), 23 Days (1743 total Days)
10 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall56977
Versus LHP56987
Versus RHP56977
Talent661087
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5
3
3
3
1
Pull Hitter
Fielding Ratings
LF : 9 (Range), .952 (Fielding Pct.)
RF : 8 (Range), .929 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 5
Outfield Arm : 2

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
4/18@SLAW 7-5510000000#4  
4/20CHAL 5-10401000013#5  
4/21CHAL 8-10502000103#5  
4/22CHAL 5-13311001101#4  
4/23PHAW 6-4400000102#5  
4/24PHAL 3-8411001100#4  
4/27@WASW 11-10511001301#5  
4/28@WASW 7-6411100011#4  
4/30NYYL 0-1400000000#5  
5/1NYYW 1-0100000020#5  

Batting Stats 1948

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall25992330102316821.232.290.566.855.805.333
Projected150594138180601389648126.232.290.566.855.805.333
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall25107000600561320100.013.64.5
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP4172027527000.171.209.366.575
vs. RHP58161081611614000.276.344.7071.051
Close/Late1420012303000.143.143.357.500
Scoring Position2441019023000.167.231.333.564
Pinch Hitting000000000000.000.000.000.000
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home135015107168515.300.364.7401.104
Road124982037836.163.212.388.599
This Week1100000020.000.667.000.667
Last Week41731024312.176.222.588.810
March/April24982330102316621.235.279.571.850
May1100000020.000.667.000.667

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
19387518650718382618024241.269.330.446.776 BOS
19395610922304191512002120.202.281.339.620BOS
1940137447141285351141046708671310.315.398.6351.034BOS
19411354441222143512678641656129.275.363.577.940BOS
19421494981332743211884720466136.267.357.530.887BOS
194315355214021750146105810874109.254.345.589.934BOS,AL
1944143529122233471289861167276.231.308.552.860BOS,AL
194512233683172186061571347510.247.355.470.825BOS
1946135428112166349583770766109.262.369.565.935BOS
19471505211192523188929117931711.228.340.463.803BOS
1948259923301023168002120.232.290.566.855BOS
Total128041491067191343049557626084516259571.257.349.539.888 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1938, AAA1961211151112141511.344.467.6391.106

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
19404186110221400.333.368.500.868
19411457141151474903.246.295.561.856
19426217000345202.333.462.333.795
19461140163041697901.400.489.7751.264
19475193100112300.158.238.211.449
Total40155466293623192706.297.374.535.909

Fielding Stats 1948

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Leftfield10101610181.94486.01.88    
Rightfield15153111342.941135.02.27    

Player History

Drafted in 1st round, 10th overall pick, by Boston (A) in 1938...
Had first career hit (homerun) on 4/25/1938, off Red Evans (WAS)...
Injured on 3/29/1939 with a Fractured Wrist, out for 5-6 weeks...
Won World Series with Boston (A) in 1941...
1/31/1942: Gets a new one-year contract worth $3,757,143 through salary arbitration...
Drove in 7 runs against Detroit on 8/31/1942...
Won Batter of the Month award on 9/1/1942, hitting .353 with 14 HR, 41 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 9/4/1942, hitting .440 with 4 HR, 12 RBI...
Hit for the cycle against Cleveland on 9/6/1942...
Had 5 hits with 6 RBI against Cleveland on 9/6/1942...
1/31/1943: Gets a new one-year contract worth $3,757,143 through salary arbitration...
Was selected to the 1943 Allstar game...
1/31/1944: Gets a new one-year contract worth $3,850,000 through salary arbitration...
Injured on 4/17/1944 with a Inflamed Medial Collateral Ligament, out for 3 weeks...
Drove in 8 runs against Philadelphia (A) on 7/1/1944...
Was selected to the 1944 Allstar game...
10/6/1944: Signed a contract extension with Boston (A), $4,750,000 per year, for 3 years.
Won Gold Glove at Leftfield in 1944...
Drove in 6 runs against Cleveland on 5/7/1945...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/22/1946, hitting .450 with 4 HR, 7 RBI...
Injured on 6/19/1946 with a Broken Ribs, out for 3 weeks...
Had 5 hits with 1 RBI against Detroit on 9/24/1947...
9/25/1947: Signed a contract extension with Boston (A), $4,250,000 per year, for 2 years.
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
SLG
1940 - .635 - 4th
1941 - .577 - 10th
1943 - .589 - 5th
1944 - .552 - 7th
OPS
1940 - 1.034 - 8th
1943 - .934 - 9th
Triples
1943 - 7 - 8th
Homeruns
1940 - 35 - 9th
1943 - 50 - 2nd
1944 - 47 - 4th
1946 - 34 - 8th
RBI
1941 - 126 - 9th
1943 - 146 - 2nd
1944 - 128 - 5th
     

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