Jack Chapman Stats

Jack Chapman was born on Monday, May 8, 1843, in Brooklyn, New York. Chapman was 32 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 25, 1876, with the Louisville Grays. 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 Jack Chapman baseball stats page.

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"The tall and courtly (Jack) Chapman enjoyed an impeccable reputation and was highly regarded by fans and players alike. Affable and courteous though he was, he was not known for his garrulity. Said one observer, 'Jack Chapman knew and practiced the virtue of silence.'" - Historian Joseph M. Overfield in Nineteenth Century Stars (1989)

Jack Chapman

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World Series
Birth Name:
John Curtis Chapman
Death to Flying Things or Jack
Born On:
05-08-1843  (Taurus)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Brooklyn, New York
Year of Death Data Died On:
06-10-1916 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Brooklyn, New York
Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York
High School:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Player Height Chart Height:
Player Weight Chart Weight:
First Game:
04-25-1876 (Age 32)
Last Game:
Not Applicable

Jack Chapman

Jack Chapman Pitching Stats

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Jack Chapman

Jack Chapman Hitting Stats

1876 33 Grays 17 67 4 16 1 0 0 0 5 1 - 3 - - 0 - .239 .250 .254
1 Year 17 67 4 16 1 0 0 0 5 1 - 3 - - 0 - .239 .250 .254

Jack Chapman

Jack Chapman Fielding Stats

1876 Grays 3B 1 - - 2 2.0 1 1 0 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .500 0.00
3B Totals 1 0 0 2 2.0 1 1 0 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .500 0.00
1 Year 1 - - 2 2.0 1 1 0 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .500 0.00

Jack Chapman

Jack Chapman Miscellaneous Stats

1876 Grays - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 22.3 13.4 - - -
1 Year - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 22.3 13.4 - - -

Jack Chapman

Jack Chapman Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1876 Louisville Grays n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
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In 1883 Francis Richter founded the Sporting Life, a weekly magazine devoted to coverage of all sports, with an emphasis on baseball. In 1887 Richter, and other baseball journalists, formed the Base Ball Reporters Association of America, also referred to as the National Base Ball Reporters' Association. And in 1914 Richter wrote the History and Records of Baseball: the American Nation's Chief Sport (Philadelphia: Sporting Life Publishing Co., 1914). In that historic book Richter selected the greatest players in each position in each decade:

Francis Richter Greatest Players by Decade

Decade Catchers Catchers
1870-1880 Doug Allison Deacon White
1880-1890 Charlie Bennett Buck Ewing
1890-1900 Tom Daly Yank Robinson
1900-1912 Chief Meyers Billy Sullivan
Decade Pitchers Pitchers
1870-1880 Candy Cummings Al Spalding
1880-1890 John Clarkson Old Hoss Radbourn
1890-1900 Amos Rusie Cy Young
1900-1912 Christy Mathewson Rube Waddell
Decade First Base First Base
1870-1880 Wes Fisler Joe Start
1880-1890 Cap Anson Charlie Comiskey
1890-1900 Jake Beckley Dan Brouthers
1900-1912 Hal Chase Fred Tenney
Decade Second Base Second Base
1870-1880 Ross Barnes Al Reach (NA Only)
1880-1890 Fred Dunlap Bid McPhee
1890-1900 Nap Lajoie Fred Pfeffer
1900-1912 Eddie Collins Johnny Evers
Decade Third Base Third Base
1870-1880 Cap Anson Ezra Sutton
1880-1890 Jerry Denny Denny Lyons
1890-1900 John McGraw Billy Nash
1900-1912 Home Run Baker Jimmy Collins
Decade Shortstops Shortstops
1870-1880 Davy Force George Wright
1880-1890 Monte Ward Ned Williamson
1890-1900 Hughie Jennings Herman Long
1900-1912 Honus Wagner Bobby Wallace
Decade Left Fielders Left Fielders
1870-1880 Andy Leonard Lip Pike
1880-1890 Tip O'Neill George Wood
1890-1900 Ed Delahanty Joe Kelley
1900-1912 Fred Clarke Chick Stahl
Decade Center Fielders Center Fielders
1870-1880 Count Sensenderfer (NA Only) Harry Wright
1880-1890 Ned Hanlon Hardy Richardson
1890-1900 Billy Hamilton Bill Lange
1900-1912 Ty Cobb Tris Speaker
Decade Right Fielders Right Fielders
1870-1880 Jack Chapman Cal McVey
1880-1890 Joe Kelley Sam Thompson
1890-1900 Jesse Burkett Mike Tiernan
1900-1912 Sam Crawford Willie Keeler

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Last-Modified: June 21, 2019 7:25 AM EST

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