Sam Chapman

Sam Chapman

Regular

primary position

Center Field

primary team

Philadelphia A's

playing career

1938—1951

nickname

Born

April 11, 1916, in Tiburon, CA

died

December 22, 2006, in Kentfield, CA, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

6-0 / 180

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Sam Chapman
Average HOF CF
Hitting
60
Power
60
Running
50
Fielding
60
Throwing
70
*The Scouting Grades are based on performance in the Major Leagues, not predictive skills typically placed on prospects.
SCOUTING SCALE
80 = Elite
70 = Excellent
60 = Above Average
50 = MLB Average
40 = Below Average
30 = Inferior
20 = Poor
Also a pilot in World War II
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
6
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
5-16-1938
FINAL GAME
9-22-1951
CAREER AGE
22-35
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

17.1

career value

WAR7

17.0

long peak

WAR5C

15.0

prime

WAR3

11.0

short peak
Average HOF CF

71.3

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF CF

44.2

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

32.3

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

22.0

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

144.4

career value

WIN shares 7

117.6

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

65.1

short peak
Average HOF CF

373.6

Career Win Shares
Average HOF CF

214.5

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

153.7

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

102.8

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

NR

Center Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#10

1938—1951

All-Time

#630

POsition Players
#65
BILL JAMES POSITION
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BILL JAMES TOP 100
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HALL OF STATS POSITION
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JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
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JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.266
Batting Average
.342
On-Base Percentage
.438
Slugging Percentage
21
home runs per season
5
Stolen Bases per season