Chuck Tanner Stats

Chuck Tanner was born on Wednesday, July 4, 1928, in New Castle, Pennsylvania. Tanner was 26 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 12, 1955, with the Milwaukee Braves. 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 Chuck Tanner baseball stats page.

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"There are three secrets to managing. The first secret is 'have patience.' The second is 'be patient.' And the third and most important secret is 'patience.' " - Chuck Tanner in Tales from the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates: Remembering "The Fam-A-Lee" (John McCollister, Sports Publishing LLC, 02/01/2005, Page 104) [ Chuck Tanner Quotes ]

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Chuck Tanner Autograph on a 1983 Topps Baseball Card (#696 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1983top03' title='1983 Topps Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Chuck Tanner Autograph on a 1983 Topps Baseball Card (#696 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Charles William Tanner
Nickname:
Chuck
Born On:
07-04-1928  (Cancer)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
New Castle, Pennsylvania
Year of Death Data Died On:
02-11-2011 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
New Castle, Pennsylvania
Cemetery:
Castleview Memorial Gardens, New Castle, Pennsylvania
High School:
Shenango High School (Shenango, PA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
185
First Game:
04-12-1955 (Age 26)
Last Game:
04-29-1962
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Chuck Tanner Pitching Stats

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Chuck Tanner Hitting Stats

1955 27 Braves 97 243 27 60 9 3 6 0 27 27 3 32 2 3 0 11 .247 .319 .383
1956 28 Braves 60 63 6 15 2 0 1 0 4 10 2 10 0 0 0 3 .238 .342 .317
1957 29 Braves 22 69 5 17 3 0 2 0 6 5 0 4 0 0 0 1 .246 .297 .377
1957 29 Cubs 95 318 42 91 16 2 7 0 42 23 2 20 5 2 2 6 .286 .336 .415
1958 30 Cubs 73 103 10 27 6 0 4 0 17 9 2 10 0 0 0 2 .262 .321 .437
1959 31 Indians 14 48 6 12 2 0 1 0 5 2 0 9 0 0 0 2 .250 .280 .354
1960 32 Indians 21 25 2 7 1 0 0 0 4 4 0 6 0 1 0 1 .280 .367 .320
1961 33 Angels 7 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 .125 .300 .125
1962 34 Angels 7 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .125
8 Years 396 885 98 231 39 5 21 0 105 82 9 93 7 6 2 27 .261 .323 .388

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Chuck Tanner Fielding Stats

1955 Braves LF 52 47 1,254 87 1.7 85 80 5 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .977 1.83
1955 Braves RF 11 11 300 20 1.8 20 20 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.80
1956 Braves LF 6 3 99 5 0.8 4 4 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .800 1.09
1956 Braves RF 2 1 33 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1957 Cubs CF 27 27 696 59 2.2 58 56 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .983 2.25
1957 Cubs LF 60 51 1,407 103 1.7 102 99 3 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .990 1.96
1957 Braves LF 18 18 435 34 1.9 34 34 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.11
1958 Cubs CF 3 3 78 8 2.7 8 8 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.77
1958 Cubs LF 2 1 42 2 1.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.29
1958 Cubs RF 10 7 234 9 0.9 8 8 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .889 0.92
1959 Indians CF 7 7 174 11 1.6 11 11 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.71
1959 Indians LF 3 3 81 6 2.0 6 6 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.00
1960 Indians LF 4 4 75 6 1.5 6 6 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.16
1961 Angels RF 1 1 21 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1962 Angels LF 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1962 Angels RF 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
LF Totals 146 127 3,399 243 1.7 239 231 8 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .984 1.90
CF Totals 37 37 948 78 2.1 77 75 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .987 2.19
RF Totals 25 20 594 29 1.2 28 28 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .966 1.27
8 Years 208 184 4,941 350 1.7 344 334 10 6 2 n/a n/a n/a .983 1.88

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Chuck Tanner Miscellaneous Stats

1955 Braves 0 0 .000 36 1 n/a 40.5 7.6 9.0 - - -
1956 Braves 0 0 .000 53 0 n/a 63.0 6.3 15.8 - - -
1957 Braves 0 0 .000 4 0 n/a 34.5 17.3 11.5 - - -
1957 Cubs 0 2 .000 15 1 n/a 45.4 15.9 7.6 - - -
1958 Cubs 1 0 1.000 59 0 n/a 25.8 10.3 6.1 - - -
1959 Indians 0 0 .000 4 0 n/a 48.0 5.3 9.6 - - -
1960 Indians 1 0 1.000 17 0 n/a 0.0 4.2 6.3 - - -
1961 Angels 0 0 .000 6 0 n/a 0.0 4.0 0.0 - - -
1962 Angels 0 0 .000 6 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
8 Years 2 2 .500 200 2 n/a 42.1 9.5 8.4 - - -

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Chuck Tanner Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1955 Milwaukee Braves 18 Undetermined - -
1956 Milwaukee Braves 18 Undetermined - -
1957 Milwaukee Braves 18 Undetermined - -
1957 Chicago Cubs 39 Undetermined - -
1958 Chicago Cubs 6 Undetermined - -
1959 Cleveland Indians 26 Undetermined - -
1960 Cleveland Indians 6 , 5 Undetermined - -
1961 Los Angeles Angels 11 Undetermined - -
1962 Los Angeles Angels 11 Undetermined - -
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Chuck Tanner is probably best remembered as a manager of four different teams, from 1970 through 1988, and a member of the 1,000 Wins Club ; however, did you know that on April 12, 1955 , during his Major League debut, Tanner became the first and only Milwaukee Braves player to hit a home run during his first at-bat (and it was off the first pitch ) and the first pinch hitter to hit a home run run in his first at-bat.

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