#53 Chet Laabs, Leftfield, 36 yrs, New York (A) Yankees
Sunday, 10/15/1948
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Chet Laabs

4/30/1912
36
USA,WI,MILWAUKEE
5"8
185

Leftfield
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R
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2 / 6 (Fair)
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2.5 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 7,500,000
1949
11 Year(s), 31 Days (1923 total Days)
172 Day(s)
11 Year(s), 34 Days (1926 total Days)
11 Year(s)
Not eligible
2 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall67356
Versus LHP67366
Versus RHP67356
Talent78366
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7
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1
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Fielding Ratings
LF : 9 (Range), .983 (Fielding Pct.)
CF : 10 (Range), .969 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 6
Outfield Arm : 7

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
9/2@DETW 3-1311000012#6  
9/3@DETL 4-6111000000#9  
9/4CHAL 3-9302000111#6  
9/5CHAW 4-3300000012#5  
9/21@CLEW 8-1100000110#9  
9/26DETW 8-3200000000#2  
9/29BOSW 6-1010000010#1  
9/30WASL 3-4000000000#7  
10/2@PHAL 3-4400000001#2  
10/4BOSW 4-3101000100#8  

Batting Stats 1948

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall1374801162561278687095.242.338.394.731.680.152
Projected1374801162561278687095.242.338.394.731.680.152
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall1285561201123189431910.070.14.9
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP1463460626222031010.233.323.397.721
vs. RHP33482196652465064311.246.343.392.735
Close/Late581720296511010.293.344.431.775
Scoring Position134419315501821321.306.380.440.820
Pinch Hitting520001220000.400.571.400.971
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home6922658122736313744.257.357.420.777
Road6825458134542373351.228.317.370.687
Last Week2510001001.200.200.200.400
March/April261012951418171314.287.362.475.837
May251012450110899.238.300.317.617
June27872680321182219.299.429.494.923
July26921853212131321.196.295.380.676
August227613122139823.171.259.316.575
Sept/Oct112361004359.261.393.304.697

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
19371229941042000601.310.310.517.828 BOS
193814550314026219757029041121213.278.315.451.767BOS
1939154578174254221119161231071520.301.368.472.840BOS
19401344121162371374644416851613.282.348.466.814BOS
19417811624602152018112653.207.316.310.627BOS
19427511125401112116022143.225.318.288.606BOS
194385135395121326180025116.289.373.385.758BOS
194483842952310318001272.345.402.560.962BOS
194578821710319199001122.207.286.329.615BOS
19461484881442261585817311801317.295.387.457.844 NYN
1947152575171284147596731311116.297.376.433.809NYN
194813748011625612786870139519.242.338.394.731 NYY
Total128135931004174331065705894197236918795.279.354.435.789 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1937, AAA132538152272247778331331717.283.320.474.794
1943, AAA2286293062125141962.337.430.5811.011

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1940110000000000.000.000.000.000
1941852100010200.400.400.6001.000
1942621100011100.500.6671.0001.667
Total1583200021300.375.444.6251.069

Fielding Stats 1948

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Leftfield110108218922303.987970.12.13    
Centerfield22205511571.982174.12.94    

Player History

Drafted in 1st round, 3rd overall pick, by Boston (A) in 1937...
Had first career hit (triple) on 9/1/1937, off Stuart Jones (CLE)...
Hit first career homerun on 4/11/1938, off Whit Wyatt (DET)...
Had 5 hits with 4 RBI against Philadelphia (A) on 9/29/1939...
Injured on 8/2/1940 with a Inflamed Abdominal Muscle, out for 1-2 weeks...
1/31/1941: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,178,571 through salary arbitration...
Won World Series with Boston (A) in 1941...
1/31/1942: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,178,571 through salary arbitration...
1/31/1943: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,178,571 through salary arbitration...
10/5/1943: Signed a contract extension with Boston (A), $1,170,000 per year, for 2 years.
Signed as a free agent by New York (N) on 2/10/1946 to a 2-year deal worth $5,000,000 per year...
Had 5 hits with 0 RBI against St. Louis (N) on 7/7/1947...
Signed as a free agent by New York (A) on 2/10/1948 to a 2-year deal worth $7,500,000 per year...
Injured on 9/5/1948 with a Strained Hamstring Muscle, out for 1-2 weeks...
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