#76 Sam Chapman, Leftfield, 29 yrs, Boston (A) Red Sox
Monday, 8/7/1945
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Sam Chapman

4/11/1916
29
USA,CA,TIBURON
6"1
195

Leftfield
R
R
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3.0 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 4,750,000
1947
7 Year(s), 122 Days (1326 total Days)
133 Day(s)
7 Year(s), 122 Days (1326 total Days)
7 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall56978
Versus LHP66988
Versus RHP56978
Talent661087
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5
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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  
7/23CLEL 5-10500000000#2  
7/24@NYYL 6-8100000000#9  
7/25@NYYW 10-7310000010#2  
7/26@NYYL 5-6200000001#6  
7/27@PHAW 3-2302000120#4  
7/28@PHAW 13-5000000010#6  
7/29@PHAW 16-9544000210#2  
7/30SLAW 6-5100000000#1  
8/2@DETL 7-8200000000#2  
8/5CHAL 6-8300000111#2  

Batting Stats 1945

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall88265671401447514535.253.361.464.825.786.211
Projected130390992102169756652.253.361.464.825.786.211
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall7031311012021232841028.648.65.9
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP982940822181411100.296.381.582.962
vs. RHP16738100625333124101.228.350.395.745
Close/Late3071035574000.233.378.567.945
Scoring Position77204053401911200.260.398.506.904
Pinch Hitting910001442000.111.385.111.496
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home411393260921202121.230.333.468.801
Road471263580526312414.278.391.460.851
Last Week2500001011.000.143.000.143
March/April25841940412181515.226.340.417.757
May226918304178127.261.378.478.856
June19621850491677.290.362.565.927
July20451220289105.267.400.444.844
August2500001011.000.143.000.143

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
19458826567140144751451235410.253.361.464.825BOS
Total9363030797144242257365614203364336551.263.350.549.899 

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
Total2496272251913101505.281.349.500.849

Fielding Stats 1945

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Leftfield31266421704.943241.02.61    
Centerfield1000000.0002.10.00    
Rightfield4944931010410.904368.22.54    

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...
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
RBI
1941 - 126 - 9th
1943 - 146 - 2nd
1944 - 128 - 5th
     

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