Frank Chance Stats

Frank Chance was born on Saturday, September 9, 1876, in Fresno, California. Chance was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 29, 1898, with the Chicago Orphans. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Frank Chance baseball stats page.

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"If (Frank Chance) has to choose between accepting a pair of spikes in a vital part of his anatomy and getting a put-out, or dodging the spikes and losing the put-out, he always takes the put-out." - Christy Mathewson in Pitching in a Pinch (1912)

Frank Chance


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Birth Name:
Frank Leroy Chance
Nickname:
Husk or The Peerless Leader
Born On:
09-09-1876  (Virgo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Fresno, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
09-15-1924 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Los Angeles, California
Cemetery:
Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, California Click For Grave Photo
High School:
Fresno High School (Fresno, CA)
College:
Washington College
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
190
First Game:
04-29-1898 (Age 21)
Last Game:
04-21-1914
Draft:
Not Applicable

Frank Chance

Frank Chance Pitching Stats

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Frank Chance

Frank Chance Hitting Stats

1898 22 Orphans 53 147 32 41 4 3 1 0 14 7 - - 2 - 6 - .279 .338 .367
1899 23 Orphans 64 192 37 55 6 2 1 0 22 15 - - 2 - 4 - .286 .351 .354
1900 24 Orphans 56 149 26 44 9 3 0 0 13 15 - - 8 - 15 - .295 .413 .396
1901 25 Orphans 69 241 38 67 12 4 0 0 36 29 - - 4 - 9 - .278 .376 .361
1902 26 Cubs 75 240 39 69 9 4 1 1 31 35 - - 2 - 8 - .288 .396 .371
1903 27 Cubs 125 441 83 144 24 10 2 0 81 78 - - 2 - 10 - .327 .439 .440
1904 28 Cubs 124 451 89 140 16 10 6 0 49 36 - - 11 - 16 - .310 .382 .430
1905 29 Cubs 118 392 92 124 16 12 2 0 70 78 - - 15 - 17 - .316 .450 .434
1906 30 Cubs 136 474 103 151 24 10 3 0 71 70 - - 18 - 12 - .319 .419 .430
1907 31 Cubs 111 382 58 112 19 2 1 0 49 51 - - 5 - 13 - .293 .395 .361
1908 32 Cubs 129 452 65 123 27 4 2 0 55 37 - - 16 - 8 - .272 .338 .363
1909 33 Cubs 93 324 53 88 16 4 0 0 46 30 - - 12 - 4 - .272 .341 .346
1910 34 Cubs 88 295 54 88 12 8 0 0 36 37 - 15 6 - 10 - .298 .395 .393
1911 35 Cubs 31 88 23 21 6 3 1 0 17 25 - 13 6 - 5 - .239 .432 .409
1912 36 Cubs 2 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 - 0 1 - 0 - .200 .500 .200
1913 37 Yankees 12 24 3 5 0 0 0 0 6 8 - 1 1 - 0 - .208 .406 .208
1914 38 Yankees 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 - .000 .000 .000
17 Years 1,287 4,297 797 1,273 200 79 20 1 596 554 - 29 111 - 137 - .296 .394 .394

Frank Chance

Frank Chance Fielding Stats

1898 Orphans 1B 3 - 6 20 6.7 18 18 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .900 81.00
1898 Orphans C 33 - - 80 2.4 76 62 14 4 3 9 - - .950 0.00
1898 Orphans OF 17 - - 35 2.1 28 23 5 7 1 n/a n/a n/a .800 0.00
1899 Orphans 1B 1 - 0 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1899 Orphans C 57 - - 242 4.2 230 166 64 12 6 7 - - .950 0.00
1899 Orphans LF 1 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1900 Orphans 1B 1 - 3 7 7.0 6 5 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .857 54.00
1900 Orphans C 51 - - 236 4.6 220 155 65 16 2 13 - - .932 0.00
1901 Orphans 1B 6 - 12 34 5.7 30 27 3 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .882 67.50
1901 Orphans C 13 - - 76 5.8 75 55 20 1 2 1 - - .987 0.00
1901 Orphans OF 51 - - 73 1.4 68 61 7 5 0 n/a n/a n/a .932 0.00
1902 Cubs 1B 38 - 39 424 11.2 411 391 20 13 21 n/a n/a n/a .969 284.54
1902 Cubs C 29 - - 144 5.0 140 113 27 4 2 0 - - .972 0.00
1902 Cubs RF 4 - - 4 1.0 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1903 Cubs 1B 121 - 108 1,308 10.8 1,272 1,204 68 36 49 n/a n/a n/a .972 318.00
1903 Cubs C 2 - - 9 4.5 8 8 0 1 0 0 - - .889 0.00
1904 Cubs 1B 123 - 39 1,324 10.8 1,311 1,205 106 13 48 n/a n/a n/a .990 907.62
1904 Cubs C 1 - - 9 9.0 9 8 1 0 0 0 - - 1.000 0.00
1905 Cubs 1B 115 - 39 1,253 10.9 1,240 1,165 75 13 54 n/a n/a n/a .990 858.46
1906 Cubs 1B 136 - 48 1,474 10.8 1,458 1,376 82 16 71 n/a n/a n/a .989 820.13
1907 Cubs 1B 109 - 30 1,219 11.2 1,209 1,129 80 10 64 n/a n/a n/a .992 1,088.10
1908 Cubs 1B 126 - 45 1,392 11.0 1,377 1,291 86 15 56 n/a n/a n/a .989 826.20
1909 Cubs 1B 92 - 18 947 10.3 941 901 40 6 43 n/a n/a n/a .994 1,411.50
1910 Cubs 1B 87 - 9 814 9.4 811 773 38 3 48 n/a n/a n/a .996 2,433.00
1911 Cubs 1B 29 29 756 303 10.4 300 289 11 3 12 n/a n/a n/a .990 10.71
1912 Cubs 1B 2 - 0 22 11.0 22 22 0 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1913 Yankees 1B 7 - 0 91 13.0 91 86 5 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1914 Yankees 1B 1 1 0 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1B Totals 997 30 1,152 10,635 10.7 10,500 9,885 615 135 470 n/a n/a n/a .987 246.09
C Totals 186 0 0 796 4.3 758 567 191 38 15 30 n/a n/a .952 0.00
OF Totals 68 0 0 108 1.6 96 84 12 12 1 n/a n/a n/a .889 0.00
RF Totals 4 0 0 4 1.0 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
LF Totals 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
17 Years 1,256 30 1,152 11,543 9.2 11,358 10,540 818 185 486 30 n/a n/a .984 266.20

Frank Chance

Frank Chance Miscellaneous Stats

1898 Orphans 7 - - 0 0 n/a 147.0 0.0 10.5 - - -
1899 Orphans 10 - - 0 0 n/a 192.0 0.0 8.7 - - -
1900 Orphans 8 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 11.5 - - -
1901 Orphans 27 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 6.7 - - -
1902 Cubs 27 - - 0 0 n/a 240.0 0.0 7.7 - - -
1903 Cubs 67 - - 0 0 n/a 220.5 0.0 5.4 - - -
1904 Cubs 42 - - 0 0 n/a 75.2 0.0 9.2 - - -
1905 Cubs 38 - - 0 0 n/a 196.0 0.0 5.6 - - -
1906 Cubs 57 - - 0 0 n/a 158.0 0.0 6.7 - - -
1907 Cubs 35 - - 0 0 n/a 382.0 0.0 7.8 - - -
1908 Cubs 27 - - 0 0 n/a 226.0 0.0 8.2 - - -
1909 Cubs 29 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 7.0 - - -
1910 Cubs 16 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 19.7 8.2 - - -
1911 Cubs 9 - - 0 0 n/a 88.0 6.8 5.2 - - -
1912 Cubs 1 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
1913 Yankees 1 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 24.0 4.0 - - -
1914 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
17 Years 401 0 1.000 0 0 n/a 214.9 148.2 7.2 - - -

Frank Chance

Frank Chance Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1898 Chicago Orphans n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1899 Chicago Orphans n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1900 Chicago Orphans n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1901 Chicago Orphans n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1902 Chicago Cubs n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1903 Chicago Cubs n/a Undetermined n/a -
1904 Chicago Cubs n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1905 Chicago Cubs n/a Undetermined n/a -
1906 Chicago Cubs n/a Undetermined n/a Stats
1907 Chicago Cubs n/a Undetermined n/a Stats
1908 Chicago Cubs n/a Undetermined n/a Stats
1909 Chicago Cubs n/a Undetermined n/a -
1910 Chicago Cubs n/a Undetermined n/a Stats
1911 Chicago Cubs n/a Undetermined n/a -
1912 Chicago Cubs n/a Undetermined n/a -
1913 New York Yankees n/a $25,000.00 n/a -
1914 New York Yankees n/a Undetermined n/a -
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