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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
-
-
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
225
13.8
.495
-
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
.486
ABC
WES
27.0
1B
 
60
248
215
35
63
18
5
1
47
14
28
 
4
1
 
.293
.385
.437
.822
172
8.6
.403
-
-
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
171
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
127
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
147
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
151
8.5
.400
-
-
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
156
7.8
.393
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
 
106
460
408
84
160
25
9
3
89
9
36
 
5
11
 
.392
.448
.520
.967
177
10.7
.435
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
-
-
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
142
7.2
.359
HBG
ECL
37.0
1B
 
70
307
268
40
87
14
4
5
65
0
26
 
0
13
 
.325
.384
.463
.847
125
7.2
.365
BBS
ECL
38.0
1B
 
53
201
167
16
50
7
3
1
23
4
28
 
1
5
 
.299
.403
.395
.798
124
7.2
.374
BBS
ECL
40.0
1B
 
57
239
220
26
70
14
3
2
38
2
12
 
1
6
 
.318
.356
.436
.793
107
6.4
.349
21
13
1B
 
896
3768
3339
555
1119
201
65
31
659
103
1
323
2
 
0
19
87
0
0
 
.335
.397
.462
.859
155
8.4
.395
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
20
Negro Leagues
 
874
3676
3256
546
1091
197
63
31
647
96
0
315
0
 
0
19
86
0
0
 
.335
.397
.463
.860
155
8.4
.395
 
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
407
52.5
.773
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
 
565
2404
2131
390
732
141
46
16
437
89
1
204
2
 
0
16
53
0
0
 
.344
.405
.475
.880
166
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
230
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
192
13.8
.492
1
1B
 
19
81
71
9
21
3
3
0
10
3
0
8
0
 
0
0
2
0
0
 
.296
.367
.423
.790
151
7.2
.380
2
1B
 
68
299
264
45
85
10
2
5
54
3
0
33
0
 
0
0
2
0
0
 
.322
.397
.432
.829
158
8.4
.383
3
1B
 
112
447
393
42
121
21
6
3
62
6
0
40
0
 
0
2
12
0
0
 
.308
.375
.415
.789
113
6.6
.357
1
1B
 
70
307
268
40
87
14
4
5
65
0
0
26
0
 
0
0
13
0
0
 
.325
.384
.463
.847
125
7.2
.365



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
86
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
EAS
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
469
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
110
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
128
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
133
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
10.53
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
11.14
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
-
31.0
1B
 
21
191.3
224
214
8
2
8
 
.991
.978
 
10.44
11.62
ABC
NNL
32.0
1B
 
90
761.7
946
875
51
20
34
 
.979
.976
 
10.94
11.17
ABC
NNL
33.0
1B
 
106
914.0
1230
1153
61
16
56
 
.987
.977
 
11.95
11.32
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
HBG
ECL
37.0
1B
 
70
0.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
 
0.00
0.00
BBS
ECL
38.0
1B
 
50
415.3
501
470
24
7
23
 
.986
.984
 
10.70
10.62
BBS
ECL
40.0
1B
 
57
488.7
554
524
23
7
38
 
.987
.984
 
10.07
10.50
20
11
1B
 
861
6151.3
7883
7317
423
143
377
 
.982
.977
 
11.32
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
.939
 
4.63
2.69
ABC
WES
26.0
P
 
7
59.0
26
3
19
4
2
 
.846
.915
 
3.36
2.82
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
-
31.0
P
 
1
2.7
1
0
1
0
0
 
1.000
.960
 
3.38
3.68
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
.934
 
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
 
.902
 
0.00
2.67
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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