#7 Ben Sankey, Second Base, 37 yrs, Boston (A) Red Sox
Monday, 8/7/1945
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Ben Sankey

9/2/1907
37
USA,AL,NAUVOO
5"10
160

Second Base
R
R
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Minimal
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1 / 6 (Insignificant)
1 / 6 (Insignificant)
Very inconsistent
Suffers
Prone
1.0 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 750,000
1945
8 Year(s), 54 Days (1430 total Days)
133 Day(s)
8 Year(s), 54 Days (1430 total Days)
16 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall54147
Versus LHP65147
Versus RHP54147
Talent64247
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3
2
2
3
1
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Fielding Ratings
2B : 10 (Range), .993 (Fielding Pct.)
3B : 9 (Range), .929 (Fielding Pct.)
SS : 9 (Range), .957 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 8
Outfield Arm : 2

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
7/22CLEL 4-5311000010#8  
7/23CLEL 5-10411100100#8  
7/25@NYYW 10-7511000001#8  
7/27@PHAW 3-2503000100#6  
7/28@PHAW 13-5000000000#6  
7/29@PHAW 16-9522100000#8  
7/30SLAW 6-5311000010#1  
7/31SLAL 4-6100000000#2  
8/2@DETL 7-8000000000#4  
8/5CHAL 6-8310000021#8  

Batting Stats 1945

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall762356790018281234.285.320.323.643.515.038
Projected11234699130027411850.285.320.323.643.515.038
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall5124700030076900.024.33.8
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP822730091374000.329.382.366.748
vs. RHP15340600915530000.261.285.301.585
Close/Late35120002204000.343.343.343.686
Scoring Position551420016039000.255.293.291.584
Pinch Hitting411000000000.250.250.500.750
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home3812640300818814.317.358.341.699
Road38109276001010420.248.274.303.577
Last Week3400000121.000.333.000.333
March/April15381440010736.368.415.474.888
May20802220065211.275.293.300.593
June2057121000529.211.237.228.465
July19571920021037.333.367.368.735
August2300000121.000.400.000.400

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
193772289981526385525131000.339.390.467.857PHA
19381444731323327555442033500.279.336.402.738PHA
19391535571753556726243152830.314.361.427.789PHA
194015556517631312918662142900.312.378.441.819PHA
194112642314018412736963112901.331.418.478.896PHA
19426417947801192722011600.263.342.324.666PHA
19431575451412222345449225312.259.321.317.639PHA
1944791724972019116002400.285.309.349.658 BOS
19457623567900182812003400.285.320.323.643 BOS
Total102634381025178204641944632461925843.298.358.402.759 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1929, A11039698181175439547033.247.330.427.756
1929, AAA131000000100.333.333.333.667
1930, A137517118154153751707585.228.317.360.677
1931, A1374901372512263668671129.280.385.469.855
1932, A133466137260173861864935.294.404.459.863
1932, AA3114001221100.364.417.6361.053
1933, AA137529142283185572595823.268.340.435.774
1934, AA137558158324184988568267.283.345.452.796
1935, AA130000001000.000.250.000.250
1935, AAA137540149251187871485584.276.332.426.758
1936, AAA138502149243177583655734.297.374.458.832
1937, AAA8130710623174642423713.345.420.495.916

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
19374155200122300.333.412.467.878
1938144710100332600.213.245.234.479
19395204001320200.200.200.350.550
Total2382193017741100.232.267.305.572

Fielding Stats 1945

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Second Base16593854701.00068.26.16    
Third Base25178385515.902172.12.66    
Shortstop322931117161557.955263.25.29    

Player History

Drafted in 4th round, 62nd overall pick, by Philadelphia (A) in 1929...
Injured on 6/10/1929 with a Stiff Shoulder, out for one week...
Injured on 6/26/1932 with a Tight Shoulder, out for 5 days...
Injured on 6/26/1933 with a Inflamed Back Muscle, out for 1-2 weeks...
Injured on 4/28/1935 with a Bruised Ankle, out for 3 days...
Injured on 8/28/1936 with a Inflamed Elbow Ligament, out for 1-2 weeks...
Injured on 6/14/1937 with a Strained Back, out for one week...
Had first career hit (homerun) on 7/7/1937, off Frank Bennett (BOS)...
Drove in 6 runs against St. Louis (A) on 7/18/1940...
1/31/1941: Gets a new one-year contract worth $1,478,571 through salary arbitration...
Injured on 8/30/1941 with a Torn Thigh Muscle, out for full season...
1/31/1942: Gets a new one-year contract worth $3,057,143 through salary arbitration...
1/31/1943: Gets a new one-year contract worth $3,057,143 through salary arbitration...
Signed as a free agent by Boston (A) on 2/10/1944 to a 1-year deal worth $450,000 per year...
Signed as a free agent by Boston (A) on 2/19/1945 to a 1-year deal worth $750,000 per year...
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