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Ben Taylor



Benjamin Harrison Taylor


Born: July 1, 1888 in Anderson, SC
Died: January 24, 1953 in Baltimore, MD
          (64 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 175
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006
• Buried: Arbutus Memorial Park (Arbutus, MD)
• Relatives: Steel Arm Johnny Taylor (Brother) , C. I. Taylor (Brother) , Candy Jim Taylor (Brother)
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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
BG
WES
20
SP
1
1
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.000
2.000
532
WBS
WES
21
1B
6
23
23
0
6
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.261
.261
.391
.652
100
SLG
WES
22
SP
14
39
34
5
12
3
0
0
5
0
2
0
3
.353
.389
.441
.830
142
HAB
CUB
23
SP
2
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
23
SP
8
19
19
0
9
3
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
.474
.474
.632
1.105
220
24
1B
27
120
110
20
37
5
2
2
18
1
8
0
2
.336
.381
.473
.854
138
25
1B
64
272
232
52
82
24
8
4
54
27
35
0
2
3
.353
.442
.578
1.020
187
ABC
WES
26
1B
60
248
215
35
63
18
5
1
47
14
28
4
1
.293
.385
.437
.822
164
27
1B
26
114
104
12
37
4
3
1
16
7
1
8
2
1
1
0
.356
.407
.481
.888
162
ABC
WES
27
1B
41
164
150
23
47
3
1
0
28
6
1
10
2
1
3
.313
.360
.347
.707
106
ABC
WES
28
1B
57
242
218
27
64
9
4
0
39
5
0
18
2
1
5
.294
.350
.372
.722
133
ABC
WES
29
1B
41
174
157
30
48
5
6
2
37
5
12
2
3
.306
.363
.452
.815
128
30
1B
21
91
79
11
24
4
3
0
12
4
10
0
2
.304
.382
.430
.812
142
ABC
NNL
31
1B
93
389
343
57
110
20
5
4
64
13
31
1
14
.321
.379
.443
.822
146
ABC
NNL
32
1B
106
460
408
84
160
25
9
3
89
9
36
5
11
.392
.448
.520
.967
171
ABC
33
1B
91
402
360
76
135
34
7
2
68
3
29
1
12
.375
.423
.525
.948
153
34
1B
20
83
69
12
24
4
0
2
16
0
12
0
2
.348
.444
.493
.937
202
WP
ECL
35
1B
50
223
201
33
62
6
2
3
39
3
21
1
.308
.374
.403
.777
127
HBG
ECL
36
1B
70
307
268
40
87
14
4
5
65
0
26
13
.325
.384
.463
.847
116
BBS
ECL
37
1B
53
201
167
16
50
7
3
1
23
4
0
28
4
1
5
.299
.403
.395
.798
124
BBS
ECL
38
1B
65
265
236
35
79
9
5
2
43
1
26
2
0
3
.335
.401
.441
.841
122
BBS
ECL
39
1B
57
239
220
26
70
14
3
2
38
2
0
12
1
1
6
.318
.356
.436
.793
93
AC
ANL
40
1B
39
132
115
12
31
6
0
4
17
1
0
14
0
1
2
.270
.354
.426
.780
89
21
13
1B
1012
4212
3733
607
1238
218
71
38
722
105
2
366
13
21
92
0
.332
.394
.459
.853
141
162 Game Average
674
598
97
198
35
11
6
116
20
6
59
32
4
15
0
.332
.394
.459
.853
141
 
Team Lg Pos
21
Negro Leagues
982
4086
3619
593
1202
212
68
37
707
98
1
356
11
20
91
.332
.395
.459
.854
141
2
Cuban Leagues
22
92
83
9
28
4
2
0
12
7
1
8
2
0
1
0
.337
.396
.434
.829
137
2
vs High Minors
6
27
24
3
5
1
1
0
1
0
2
0
1
0
.208
.296
.333
.630
67
1
vs Major Leagues
2
7
7
2
3
1
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
.429
.429
1.000
1.429
294
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Birmingham Giants
1B
1
1
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.000
2.000
532
3
West Baden Sprudels
1B
19
78
74
7
22
3
2
1
9
0
4
0
0
.297
.333
.432
.766
119
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
14
39
34
5
12
3
0
0
5
0
2
0
3
.353
.389
.441
.830
142
1
Habana
-
2
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1
New York Lincoln Giants
SP
5
8
8
0
6
2
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.750
.750
1.000
1.750
397
2
Chicago American Giants
1B
21
95
86
15
27
5
1
1
12
1
6
0
1
2
.314
.366
.430
.796
119
8
Indianapolis ABCs I
1B
569
2420
2146
391
734
141
47
16
437
89
2
205
6
16
53
0
.342
.403
.474
.877
154
1
Royal Poinciana Hotel
1B
6
26
25
3
9
0
1
1
4
0
0
1
0
.360
.385
.560
.945
213
1
Jewell's ABCs of Indianapolis
1B
2
10
8
2
3
1
0
0
2
1
2
0
0
.375
.500
.500
1.000
171
2
Bacharach Giants
1B
58
213
186
21
52
9
3
4
27
4
0
22
0
1
4
.280
.359
.425
.784
107
2
Washington Potomacs
1B
68
299
264
45
85
10
2
5
54
3
33
0
2
.322
.397
.432
.829
151
4
Baltimore Black Sox
1B
177
712
629
77
200
30
11
5
105
7
0
66
7
2
15
.318
.385
.424
.809
112
1
Harrisburg Giants
1B
70
307
268
40
87
14
4
5
65
0
26
13
.325
.384
.463
.847
116



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BG
WES
1
.951
.298
0.0%
6.4%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.079
WBS
WES
23
.297
.296
0.0%
6.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.130
.088
SLG
WES
39
.357
.313
5.1%
7.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.088
.099
HAB
CUB
4
.000
.334
0.0%
10.5%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.058
19
.507
.318
0.0%
6.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.158
.086
120
.388
.327
6.7%
6.4%
1.7%
0.6%
.136
.094
272
.459
.327
12.9%
0.0%
8.0%
1.5%
0.9%
.224
.102
ABC
WES
248
.399
.303
11.3%
8.3%
0.4%
0.7%
.144
.075
114
.445
.351
7.0%
1.8%
11.4%
4.00
0.9%
0.1%
.125
.056
ABC
WES
164
.346
.333
6.1%
9.0%
1.2%
1.8%
5.00
4.99
0.0%
0.4%
.033
.077
ABC
WES
242
.352
.304
7.4%
8.5%
0.8%
1.4%
9.00
6.19
0.0%
0.2%
.078
.065
ABC
WES
174
.385
.343
6.9%
9.6%
1.1%
0.4%
.146
.086
91
.388
.324
11.0%
8.8%
0.0%
0.3%
.127
.071
ABC
NNL
389
.383
.318
8.0%
8.2%
1.0%
0.5%
.122
.077
ABC
NNL
460
.442
.329
7.8%
7.5%
0.7%
0.8%
.127
.098
ABC
402
.421
.338
7.2%
8.1%
0.5%
1.1%
.150
.115
83
.439
.295
14.5%
6.6%
2.4%
0.4%
.145
.067
WP
ECL
223
.364
.312
9.4%
6.6%
1.3%
1.0%
.095
.094
HBG
ECL
307
.371
.349
8.5%
8.4%
1.6%
1.7%
.138
.123
BBS
ECL
201
.377
.331
13.9%
9.3%
2.0%
2.8%
7.00
3.36
0.5%
1.1%
.096
.108
BBS
ECL
265
.390
.345
9.8%
9.0%
0.8%
0.3%
13.00
28.46
0.8%
1.3%
.106
.119
BBS
ECL
239
.352
.366
5.0%
8.3%
0.4%
0.6%
12.00
14.50
0.8%
1.5%
.118
.131
AC
ANL
132
.355
.372
10.6%
9.5%
0.0%
0.2%
38.49
3.0%
1.4%
.157
.133
21
13
4212
.394
.331
8.7%
8.3%
1.0%
1.7%
9.08
14.49
0.9%
0.9%
.127
.097
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
21
Negro Leagues
4086
.394
.330
8.7%
8.2%
0.9%
1.2%
9.82
15.35
0.9%
0.9%
.127
.098
2
Cuban Leagues
92
.416
.361
8.7%
12.0%
2.3%
9.0%
4.00
1.33
0.0%
0.0%
.096
.058
2
vs High Minors
27
.293
.333
7.4%
6.2%
0.0%
0.3%
19.00
0.0%
1.2%
.125
.118
1
vs Major Leagues
7
.624
.334
0.0%
6.9%
14.3%
0.5%
.571
.082
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Birmingham Giants
1
.951
.298
0.0%
6.4%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.079
3
West Baden Sprudels
78
.354
.317
5.1%
6.5%
1.3%
0.7%
.135
.090
1
St. Louis Stars I
39
.357
.313
5.1%
7.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.088
.099
1
Habana
4
.000
.334
0.0%
10.5%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.058
1
New York Lincoln Giants
8
.797
.321
0.0%
5.1%
0.0%
1.1%
.250
.090
2
Chicago American Giants
95
.362
.329
6.3%
6.4%
0.0%
0.3%
19.00
1.1%
0.7%
.116
.100
8
Indianapolis ABCs I
2420
.408
.326
8.5%
8.4%
1.2%
2.9%
6.00
4.93
0.7%
0.7%
.132
.088
1
Royal Poinciana Hotel
26
.479
.313
0.0%
9.1%
3.8%
0.5%
.200
.051
1
Jewell's ABCs of Indianapolis
10
.478
.347
20.0%
9.9%
0.0%
1.1%
.125
.110
2
Bacharach Giants
213
.363
.353
10.3%
9.2%
0.0%
0.2%
38.49
1.9%
0.9%
.145
.108
2
Washington Potomacs
299
.390
.307
11.0%
6.6%
1.7%
0.9%
.110
.087
4
Baltimore Black Sox
712
.371
.348
9.3%
8.8%
1.0%
1.1%
9.43
16.57
0.7%
1.3%
.107
.120
1
Harrisburg Giants
307
.371
.349
8.5%
8.4%
1.6%
1.7%
.138
.123

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