#53 Chet Laabs, Leftfield, 33 yrs, Boston (A) Red Sox
Monday, 8/7/1945
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Chet Laabs

4/30/1912
33
USA,WI,MILWAUKEE
5"8
180

Leftfield
R
R
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2 / 6 (Fair)
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2.5 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 1,170,000
1945
7 Year(s), 164 Days (1368 total Days)
133 Day(s)
7 Year(s), 167 Days (1371 total Days)
8 Year(s)
Not eligible
2 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall87566
Versus LHP87576
Versus RHP77566
Talent88576
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7
4
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1
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Fielding Ratings
LF : 7 (Range), .980 (Fielding Pct.)
CF : 10 (Range), .967 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 6
Outfield Arm : 7

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
7/14@DETL 2-3110000000#4  
7/15@DETL 8-10100000000#9  
7/16@DETW 9-6000000000#3  
7/19CHAL 3-6401000100#7  
7/25@NYYW 10-7010000000#3  
7/26@NYYL 5-6000000000#3  
7/30SLAW 6-5000000000#3  
7/31SLAL 4-6211000000#7  
8/2@DETL 7-8000000000#6  
8/5CHAL 6-8100000000#1  

Batting Stats 1945

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall606811101121278.162.240.221.461.387.059
Projected881001610118181012.162.240.221.461.387.059
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall9770003201522250.04.11.7
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP1500000233020.000.150.000.150
vs. RHP5311101121045000.208.263.283.546
Close/Late810002410020.125.182.125.307
Scoring Position23500112022010.217.269.348.617
Pinch Hitting1400001001010.000.000.000.000
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home263271017630.219.278.344.622
Road343640005648.111.195.111.306
Last Week3310000100.333.333.333.667
March/April152640004324.154.214.154.368
May151831016353.167.333.389.722
June171110001300.091.083.091.174
July111230001301.250.250.250.500
August2100000000.000.000.000.000

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
19456068111011212700822.162.240.221.461BOS
Total82620365679917633253372014164027263.278.342.437.779 

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 1945

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Third Base1000000.0001.00.00    
Leftfield6470092.77833.12.43    
Centerfield2854430481.979103.24.17    
Rightfield1000000.0001.00.00    

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.
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