Bob Chance Trades and Transactions

The Bob Chance trades and transactions seen below include all known instances where Bob Chance has been involved in a trade or transaction of any type as it relates to baseball.

"I played with and against so many great athletes. It was a pleasure just to be around them. Each team had stars. The Yankees had Mickey Mantle and Joe Pepitone and then you go up to Boston and they had Carl Yastrzemski . It was great to get on the field with those guys." - Bob Chance in The Jersey Journal (Patrick Villanova, 10/08/2013, 'Former Major Leaguer Bob Chance, onetime member of Jersey City Cubs, dies at 73', Source )
Bob Chance

Bob Chance Autograph on a 1967 Topps Baseball Card (#349 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1967top01' title='1967 Topps Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)
Bob Chance Autograph on a 1967 Topps Baseball Card (#349 | Checklist )

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Birth Name: Robert Chance
Nickname: Bob
Born On: 09-10-1940  (Virgo)
Place of Birth Data Born In: Statesboro, Georgia
Year of Death Data Died On: 10-03-2013
Place of Death Data Died In: Charleston, West Virginia
Cemetery: Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston, West Virginia
High School: William James High School (Statesboro, GA)
College: None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats: Left Throwing Arms Chart Throws: Right
Player Height Chart Height: 6-02 Player Weight Chart Weight: 219
First Game: 09-04-1963 (Age 22)
Last Game: 04-20-1969
Draft: Not Applicable
Bob Chance

Trades & Transactions

-- Signed as an amateur free agent by San Francisco Giants (1961).
11-27-1961 Selected by Cleveland Indians from San Francisco Giants in the first-year minor league draft (November 27, 1961).
12-01-1964 Traded by Cleveland Indians with Woodie Held to Washington Senators in exchange for Chuck Hinton (December 1, 1964).
12-02-1968 Selected by California Angels from Washington Senators in the Rule 5 major league draft (December 2, 1968).
04-30-1969 Traded by California Angels to Atlanta Braves in exchange for Dave Adlesh (April 30, 1969).

Did you know that during the physical, if a team finds out that the player received during a trade is injured they may return the player to the originating team within ten days from the date the trade was made and void the entire contract?

The Baseball Almanac trades and transactions database includes Rule 5 Draft picks, free agency information, voided trades, waiver picks, expansion draft data, amateur draft data, player refusals, bonus babies, and many other types of not readily found anywhere on the Internet.

Baseball trades & transactions, like the Bob Chance trades and transactions seen above, are an evolving field of research where new discoveries are often found and new player debuts are added to the data set almost daily.

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