#53 Chet Laabs, Leftfield, 35 yrs, New York (N) Giants
Saturday, 6/3/1947
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Chet Laabs

4/30/1912
35
USA,WI,MILWAUKEE
5"8
185

Leftfield
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R
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2.5 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 5,000,000
1947
9 Year(s), 90 Days (1638 total Days)
59 Day(s)
9 Year(s), 93 Days (1641 total Days)
10 Year(s)
Not eligible
2 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall77566
Versus LHP77566
Versus RHP77566
Talent78566
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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  
5/23STLL 4-7411000010#1  
5/24STLW 7-1111000000#7  
5/25STLW 6-3412001102#1PoG 
5/26@CINL 1-5301000111#1  
5/27@CINL 4-9300000010#1  
5/28@CINW 9-2401000012#5  
5/30BSNL 0-2400000001#1  
5/31BSNW 7-6400000001#1  
6/1BSNW 8-7533101201#1PoG 
6/2PITW 12-5431000111#5  

Batting Stats 1947

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall5018863130517342134.335.402.484.886.868.149
Projected150564189390155110263102.335.402.484.886.868.149
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall47209000100911803.039.78.3
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP5918501510912000.305.397.441.838
vs. RHP1294580412241222000.349.404.504.908
Close/Late1884000622000.444.500.6671.167
Scoring Position28101008065000.357.471.393.863
Pinch Hitting310000100000.333.333.333.667
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home28103348039191216.330.400.495.895
Road228529502815918.341.404.471.875
This Week41741013614.235.278.471.748
Last Week72490013545.375.464.500.964
March/April2593297025161116.312.385.452.836
May238630502912916.349.411.477.887
June2941013612.444.500.8891.389

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
194750188631305173421003403.335.402.484.886NYN
Total1042272678013423854344592975175198583.286.355.446.801 

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 1947

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Third Base1000000.0001.00.00    
Leftfield31315100521.981250.01.87    
Centerfield16164710513.941136.03.38    

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...
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