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Ben Taylor
Benjamin Harrison Taylor
 
 
Born: July 1, 1888 in Anderson, SC
Died: January 24, 1953 - 64 years old in Baltimore, MD
Bats: L Throws: L Ht: 5'11" Wt: 175
Batting Ratings(?)
Fielding Ratings(?)
Links:
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Notes:
- Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame as a Player in 2006
- Visit Taylor's Managerial Page
- Buried: Arbutus Cemetery, Arbutus MD
Relatives: Brother of Steel Arm Johnny Taylor; C. I. Taylor; and Candy Jim Taylor

Overall

Multi-Team Years

Batting Stats
Yr
Tm
Lg
 
G
R
H
   
BG
WES
21.0
SP
 
1
1
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
0
0
 
1.000
1.000
1.000
2.000
549
0.0
.936
WBS
WES
22.0
SP
 
6
23
23
0
6
1
1
0
0
0
0
 
0
0
 
.261
.261
.391
.652
103
4.2
.292
SLG
WES
23.0
SP
 
12
34
29
5
11
3
0
0
5
0
2
 
0
3
 
.379
.419
.483
.902
171
8.8
.381
HAB
LN
23.5
SP
 
2
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
0
0
 
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
0.0
.000
MULT
-
24.0
SP
 
8
19
19
0
9
3
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
 
0
0
0
0
0
 
.474
.474
.632
1.105
229
14.0
.501
MULT
WES
25.0
1B
 
25
113
103
18
34
4
2
1
16
1
0
8
0
 
0
0
2
0
0
 
.330
.378
.437
.815
135
7.2
.369
ABC
WES
26.0
1B
 
60
253
216
50
79
23
8
4
53
27
33
 
1
3
 
.366
.452
.602
1.054
204
13.5
.485
ABC
WES
27.0
1B
 
60
248
215
35
63
18
5
1
47
14
28
 
4
1
 
.293
.385
.437
.822
176
8.6
.403
MULT
-
27.5
1B
 
26
114
104
12
37
4
3
1
16
7
1
8
2
 
0
1
1
0
0
 
.356
.407
.481
.888
173
9.6
.455
ABC
WES
28.0
1B
 
41
164
150
23
47
3
1
0
28
6
10
 
1
3
 
.313
.360
.347
.707
129
5.8
.346
ABC
WES
29.0
1B
 
57
242
218
27
64
9
4
0
39
5
18
 
1
5
 
.294
.350
.372
.722
148
5.5
.349
ABC
WES
30.0
1B
 
39
166
150
30
48
5
6
2
37
5
11
 
2
3
 
.320
.374
.473
.848
153
8.5
.400
MULT
IND
31.0
1B
 
21
91
79
11
24
4
3
0
12
4
0
10
0
 
0
0
2
0
0
 
.304
.382
.430
.812
154
7.5
.381
ABC
NNL
32.0
1B
 
93
389
343
57
110
20
5
4
64
13
31
 
1
14
 
.321
.379
.443
.822
156
7.5
.383
ABC
NNL
33.0
1B
 
105
455
403
84
157
25
9
3
88
9
36
 
5
11
 
.390
.446
.519
.965
178
10.6
.434
ABC
NNL
34.0
1B
 
89
394
352
75
133
34
6
2
68
3
29
 
1
12
 
.378
.427
.526
.952
171
9.9
.418
MULT
-
35.0
1B
 
20
83
69
12
24
4
0
2
16
0
0
12
0
 
0
0
2
0
0
 
.348
.444
.493
.937
188
10.9
.428
WP
ECL
36.0
1B
 
50
223
201
33
62
6
2
3
39
3
21
 
0
1
 
.308
.374
.403
.777
139
7.1
.360
BBS
ECL
38.0
1B
 
52
195
162
14
47
6
2
1
20
4
28
 
1
4
 
.290
.398
.370
.768
118
6.7
.365
BBS
ECL
40.0
1B
 
57
239
220
26
70
14
3
2
38
2
12
 
1
6
 
.318
.356
.436
.793
108
6.4
.349
20
12
1B
 
824
3450
3061
513
1026
186
60
26
590
103
1
297
2
 
0
19
73
0
0
 
.335
.397
.461
.858
158
8.4
.397
2
Cuban Leagues
 
22
92
83
9
28
4
2
0
12
7
1
8
2
 
0
0
1
0
0
 
.337
.396
.434
.829
143
8.9
.430
19
Negro Leagues
 
802
3358
2978
504
998
182
58
26
578
96
0
289
0
 
0
19
72
0
0
 
.335
.397
.461
.859
158
8.4
.396
 
Years Team      
G
R
H
   
1
SP
 
1
1
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
0
0
0
0
0
 
1.000
1.000
1.000
2.000
549
0.0
.936
3
1B
 
17
71
67
5
19
2
2
0
7
0
0
4
0
 
0
0
0
0
0
 
.284
.324
.373
.697
108
5.2
.322
1
SP
 
12
34
29
5
11
3
0
0
5
0
0
2
0
 
0
0
3
0
0
 
.379
.419
.483
.902
171
8.8
.381
1
SP
 
2
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
0.0
.000
1
SP
 
5
8
8
0
6
2
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
 
0
0
0
0
0
 
.750
.750
1.000
1.750
415
53.1
.785
1
1B
 
17
76
70
13
24
4
1
1
11
1
0
4
0
 
0
0
2
0
0
 
.343
.378
.471
.850
145
7.6
.379
9
1B
 
564
2399
2126
390
729
141
46
16
436
89
1
204
2
 
0
16
53
0
0
 
.343
.405
.475
.880
167
8.9
.409
1
1B
 
6
26
25
3
9
0
1
1
4
0
0
0
0
 
0
1
0
0
0
 
.360
.385
.560
.945
237
9.7
.474
1
1B
 
2
10
8
2
3
1
0
0
2
1
0
2
0
 
0
0
0
0
0
 
.375
.500
.500
1.000
194
13.7
.493
1
1B
 
19
81
71
9
21
3
3
0
10
3
0
8
0
 
0
0
2
0
0
 
.296
.367
.423
.790
149
6.9
.367
3
1B
 
111
441
388
40
118
20
5
3
59
6
0
40
0
 
0
2
11
0
0
 
.304
.372
.405
.777
111
6.4
.353
2
1B
 
68
299
264
45
85
10
2
5
54
3
0
33
0
 
0
0
2
0
0
 
.322
.397
.432
.829
156
8.3
.384



Pitching Stats
Yr
Tm
Lg
 
W
L
G
R
H
K
 
BG
WES
21.0
SP
 
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0.7
3
2
3
1
0
1
1
0
0
0
7
 
27.00
11
6.000
0.0
14.3
0.00
WBS
WES
22.0
SP
 
0
2
.000
3
2
2
0
0
22.0
14
8
24
4
2
0
8
9
0
0
95
 
3.27
91
1.455
9.5
8.4
1.13
SLG
WES
23.0
SP
 
6
0
1.000
7
5
5
0
0
49.3
28
23
58
12
0
2
20
20
1
1
218
 
4.20
89
1.581
9.2
9.2
1.00
HAB
LN
23.5
SP
 
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
4.7
6
4
4
0
0
0
5
0
0
0
21
 
7.71
37
1.929
0.0
23.8
0.00
MULT
-
24.0
SP
 
1
1
.500
3
3
2
0
0
23.3
15
11
28
3
1
0
5
10
0
1
105
 
4.24
83
1.414
9.5
4.8
2.00
ABC
WES
26.0
SP
 
4
0
1.000
7
4
4
1
0
59.0
21
10
45
7
2
0
11
38
0
0
241
 
1.53
247
0.949
15.8
4.6
3.45
ABC
WES
27.0
RP
 
1
2
.333
7
1
0
0
0
28.0
17
13
33
7
1
4
8
11
1
0
126
 
4.18
76
1.464
8.7
6.3
1.38
ABC
ASN
27.5
SW
 
0
1
.000
3
1
1
0
0
11.0
6
1
10
0
0
0
4
4
0
0
47
 
0.82
453
1.273
8.5
8.5
1.00
ABC
WES
28.0
SP
 
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
7.0
5
4
8
2
0
0
2
3
0
1
32
 
5.14
53
1.429
9.4
6.3
1.50
ABC
WES
29.0
SP
 
0
1
.000
2
1
1
0
0
15.7
8
5
13
3
0
0
6
6
0
0
66
 
2.87
88
1.213
9.1
9.1
1.00
ABC
WES
30.0
RP
 
1
0
1.000
2
0
0
0
0
11.7
11
9
16
2
0
0
2
2
0
0
54
 
6.94
59
1.543
3.7
3.7
1.00
AC
IND
31.0
RP
 
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
2.7
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
10
 
0.00
0.750
10.0
10.0
1.00
ABC
NNL
32.0
RP
 
1
1
.500
10
1
1
1
1
23.3
8
7
20
4
0
1
4
7
0
0
92
 
2.70
137
1.029
7.6
4.3
1.75
ABC
NNL
33.0
RP
 
1
0
1.000
4
0
0
0
0
10.3
2
1
9
0
0
0
3
5
0
0
44
 
0.87
467
1.161
11.4
6.8
1.67
ABC
NNL
34.0
RP
 
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
2.0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7
 
0.00
0.500
0.0
0.0
WP
EAS
35.0
RP
 
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
6.0
2
2
7
0
0
0
3
5
0
0
31
 
3.00
196
1.667
16.1
9.7
1.67
BBS
ECL
38.0
RP
 
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0.3
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
2
 
0.00
6.000
0.0
50.0
0.00
17
9
 
15
8
.652
58
21
16
2
2
277.0
146
100
281
45
6
8
84
121
2
3
1198
3.25
110
1.318
10.1
7.0
1.44
2
Cuban Leagues
 
0
1
.000
4
2
1
0
0
15.7
12
5
14
0
0
0
9
4
0
0
68
2.87
120
1.468
5.9
13.2
0.44
15
Negro Leagues
 
15
7
.682
54
19
15
2
2
261.3
134
95
267
45
6
8
75
117
2
3
1130
3.27
109
1.309
10.4
6.6
1.56
 
Years Team      
W
L
G
R
H
 
1
 
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0.7
3
2
3
1
0
1
1
0
0
0
7
27.00
11
6.000
0.0
14.3
0.00
2
 
0
3
.000
4
3
3
0
0
30.0
22
14
37
5
2
0
10
14
0
0
136
4.20
73
1.567
10.3
7.4
1.40
1
 
6
0
1.000
7
5
5
0
0
49.3
28
23
58
12
0
2
20
20
1
1
218
4.20
89
1.581
9.2
9.2
1.00
1
 
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
4.7
6
4
4
0
0
0
5
0
0
0
21
7.71
37
1.929
0.0
23.8
0.00
1
 
1
0
1.000
2
2
1
0
0
15.3
7
5
15
2
1
0
3
5
0
1
64
2.93
123
1.174
7.8
4.7
1.67
9
 
8
5
.615
38
9
7
2
1
168.0
78
50
155
25
3
5
40
76
1
1
709
2.68
132
1.161
10.7
5.6
1.90
1
 
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
2.7
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
10
0.00
0.750
10.0
10.0
1.00
1
 
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
6.0
2
2
7
0
0
0
3
5
0
0
31
3.00
196
1.667
16.1
9.7
1.67
1
 
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0.3
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
2
0.00
6.001
0.0
50.0
0.00



First Base Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
BG
WES
21.0
1B
 
1
0.3
0
0
0
0
0
 
.971
 
0.00
11.30
WBS
WES
22.0
1B
 
3
25.3
16
15
0
1
1
 
.938
.975
 
5.33
10.78
SLG
WES
23.0
1B
 
3
16.0
15
15
0
0
0
 
1.000
.974
 
8.44
10.53
MULT
-
24.0
1B
 
2
16.0
20
18
0
2
1
 
.900
.962
 
10.13
10.52
MULT
WES
25.0
1B
 
25
224.7
273
255
14
4
16
 
.985
.980
 
10.78
10.83
ABC
WES
26.0
1B
 
56
475.3
666
598
54
14
22
 
.979
.976
 
12.35
11.16
ABC
WES
27.0
1B
 
60
514.0
696
639
40
17
30
 
.976
.971
 
11.89
11.36
MULT
-
27.5
1B
 
25
207.7
263
237
16
10
16
 
.962
.963
 
10.96
9.77
ABC
WES
28.0
1B
 
41
337.3
490
448
28
14
27
 
.971
.975
 
12.70
11.61
ABC
WES
29.0
1B
 
56
488.7
616
563
43
10
31
 
.984
.977
 
11.16
11.29
ABC
WES
30.0
1B
 
39
322.0
411
387
17
7
22
 
.983
.976
 
11.29
11.24
MULT
IND
31.0
1B
 
21
191.3
224
214
8
2
8
 
.991
.977
 
10.44
11.40
ABC
NNL
32.0
1B
 
90
761.7
946
875
51
20
34
 
.979
.976
 
10.94
11.17
ABC
NNL
33.0
1B
 
105
887.0
1220
1143
61
16
55
 
.987
.977
 
12.22
11.36
ABC
NNL
34.0
1B
 
87
753.0
962
906
44
12
52
 
.988
.978
 
11.35
11.40
MULT
-
35.0
1B
 
20
0.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
 
0.00
0.00
WP
ECL
36.0
1B
 
49
0.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
 
0.00
0.00
BBS
ECL
38.0
1B
 
49
406.3
494
463
24
7
22
 
.986
.984
 
10.79
10.63
BBS
ECL
40.0
1B
 
57
488.7
554
524
23
7
38
 
.987
.984
 
10.07
10.50
19
10
1B
 
789
6115.3
7866
7300
423
143
375
 
.982
.977
 
11.37
11.13



Pitcher Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
BG
WES
21.0
P
 
1
0.7
0
0
0
0
0
 
.894
 
0.00
3.18
WBS
WES
22.0
P
 
3
22.0
14
2
11
1
1
 
.929
.939
 
5.32
3.52
SLG
WES
23.0
P
 
7
49.3
19
2
13
4
0
 
.789
.907
 
2.74
2.57
HAB
LN
23.5
P
 
1
4.7
1
0
1
0
0
 
1.000
.924
 
1.93
3.84
MULT
-
24.0
P
 
3
23.3
13
0
12
1
0
 
.923
.941
 
4.63
2.73
ABC
WES
26.0
P
 
7
59.0
26
3
19
4
2
 
.846
.915
 
3.36
2.83
ABC
WES
27.0
P
 
7
28.0
16
0
15
1
0
 
.938
.931
 
4.82
3.35
MULT
-
27.5
P
 
3
11.0
4
2
2
0
0
 
1.000
.913
 
3.27
2.50
ABC
WES
28.0
P
 
2
7.0
2
1
1
0
0
 
1.000
.958
 
2.57
3.13
ABC
WES
29.0
P
 
2
15.7
13
4
9
0
0
 
1.000
.948
 
7.47
3.29
ABC
WES
30.0
P
 
2
11.7
4
0
4
0
0
 
1.000
.950
 
3.09
3.46
MULT
IND
31.0
P
 
1
2.7
1
0
1
0
0
 
1.000
.949
 
3.38
3.33
ABC
NNL
32.0
P
 
10
23.3
11
3
8
0
3
 
1.000
.938
 
4.24
3.49
ABC
NNL
33.0
P
 
4
10.3
4
0
4
0
0
 
1.000
.933
 
3.48
3.28
ABC
NNL
34.0
P
 
1
2.0
2
0
2
0
0
 
1.000
.948
 
9.00
3.26
MULT
-
35.0
P
 
3
0.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
 
0.00
0.00
BBS
ECL
38.0
P
 
1
0.3
0
0
0
0
0
 
.903
 
0.00
2.66
17
9
P
 
58
271.0
130
17
102
11
6
 
.915
.929
 
3.95
3.03



Outfield Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
WBS
WES
22.0
OF
 
1
5.7
0
0
0
0
0
 
.949
 
0.00
1.87
SLG
WES
23.0
OF
 
2
8.7
2
1
1
0
0
 
1.000
.937
 
2.08
1.92
HAB
LN
23.5
OF
 
1
5.0
1
0
0
1
0
 
.000
.915
 
0.00
1.82
ABC
NNL
32.0
OF
 
2
18.0
1
0
0
1
0
 
.000
.955
 
0.00
1.81
ABC
NNL
34.0
OF
 
1
8.0
1
1
0
0
0
 
1.000
.953
 
1.13
1.86
5
4
OF
 
7
45.3
5
2
1
2
0
 
.600
.939
 
0.60
1.85



Right Field Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
WBS
WES
22.0
RF
 
1
5.7
0
0
0
0
0
 
.916
 
0.00
1.48
SLG
WES
23.0
RF
 
1
8.0
2
1
1
0
0
 
1.000
.949
 
2.25
1.79
HAB
LN
23.5
RF
 
1
5.0
1
0
0
1
0
 
.000
.925
 
0.00
1.55
ABC
NNL
32.0
RF
 
2
18.0
1
0
0
1
0
 
.000
.946
 
0.00
1.39
ABC
NNL
34.0
RF
 
1
8.0
1
1
0
0
0
 
1.000
.954
 
1.13
1.61
5
4
RF
 
6
44.7
5
2
1
2
0
 
.600
.945
 
0.60
1.53



Center Field Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
SLG
WES
23.0
CF
 
1
0.7
0
0
0
0
0
 
.938
 
0.00
2.14
1
1
CF
 
1
0.7
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
.000
 
0.00
2.14



Shortstop Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
WP
ECL
36.0
SS
 
1
0.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
 
0.00
0.00
1
1
SS
 
1
0.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
.000
 
0.00
0.00



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Statistical and biographical data for the The Negro Leagues Database, except 1923 and 1933, were compiled by Gary Ashwill. Copyright 2011-2013 Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1923 were compiled by Patrick Rock. Copyright 2011-2013 Patrick Rock. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1933 were compiled by Scott Simkus. Copyright 2013 Scott Simkus. All rights reserved.

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