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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
ABC
WES
25
1B
60
253
216
50
79
23
8
4
53
27
33
1
3
.366
.452
.602
1.054
197
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
10
1
3
.313
.360
.347
.707
118
ABC
WES
28
1B
57
242
218
27
64
9
4
0
39
5
18
1
5
.294
.350
.372
.722
142
ABC
WES
29
1B
39
166
150
30
48
5
6
2
37
5
11
2
3
.320
.374
.473
.848
146
30
1B
21
91
79
11
24
4
3
0
12
4
10
0
2
.304
.382
.430
.812
150
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
161
34
1B
20
83
69
12
24
4
0
2
16
0
12
0
2
.348
.444
.493
.937
201
WP
ECL
35
1B
50
223
201
33
62
6
2
3
39
3
21
1
.308
.374
.403
.777
134
HBG
ECL
36
1B
70
307
268
40
87
14
4
5
65
0
26
13
.325
.384
.463
.847
118
BBS
ECL
37
1B
53
201
167
16
50
7
3
1
23
4
28
1
5
.299
.403
.395
.798
118
BBS
ECL
39
1B
57
239
220
26
70
14
3
2
38
2
12
1
6
.318
.356
.436
.793
103
19
13
1B
902
3788
3359
558
1125
202
66
32
661
103
1
323
2
19
87
0
.335
.396
.463
.859
148
162 Game Average
680
603
100
202
36
12
6
119
18
8
58
16
4
16
0
.335
.396
.463
.859
148
 
Team Lg Pos
19
Negro Leagues
876
3681
3261
546
1092
197
63
31
647
96
315
19
86
.335
.397
.462
.859
148
2
Cuban Leagues
22
92
83
9
28
4
2
0
12
7
1
8
2
0
1
0
.337
.396
.434
.829
137
1
vs High Minors
2
8
8
1
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.500
.750
103
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
1
Chicago American Giants
1B
17
76
70
13
24
4
1
1
11
1
4
0
2
.343
.378
.471
.850
136
8
Indianapolis ABCs I
1B
567
2412
2139
391
734
141
47
16
437
89
1
204
2
16
53
0
.343
.404
.475
.880
158
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
182
1
Bacharach Giants
1B
19
81
71
9
21
3
3
0
10
3
8
0
2
.296
.367
.423
.790
146
2
Washington Potomacs
1B
68
299
264
45
85
10
2
5
54
3
33
0
2
.322
.397
.432
.829
156
3
Baltimore Black Sox
1B
112
447
393
42
121
21
6
3
62
6
40
2
12
.308
.375
.415
.789
108
1
Harrisburg Giants
1B
70
307
268
40
87
14
4
5
65
0
26
13
.325
.384
.463
.847
118



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
ABC
WES
253
.472
.326
13.0%
8.1%
1.6%
0.9%
.236
.101
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
.315
6.1%
8.5%
0.0%
0.4%
.033
.072
ABC
WES
242
.353
.294
7.4%
8.2%
0.0%
0.2%
.078
.063
ABC
WES
166
.399
.331
6.6%
9.3%
1.2%
0.4%
.153
.082
91
.388
.314
11.0%
8.5%
0.0%
0.3%
.127
.069
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
.327
7.2%
7.8%
0.5%
1.1%
.150
.111
83
.439
.296
14.5%
6.6%
2.4%
0.4%
.145
.067
WP
ECL
223
.364
.303
9.4%
6.4%
1.3%
1.0%
.095
.092
HBG
ECL
307
.371
.345
8.5%
8.3%
1.6%
1.7%
.138
.122
BBS
ECL
201
.377
.340
13.9%
9.6%
0.5%
1.1%
.096
.111
BBS
ECL
239
.352
.348
5.0%
7.8%
0.8%
1.5%
.118
.124
19
13
3788
.397
.324
8.5%
8.1%
2.3%
9.0%
4.00
1.33
0.8%
0.8%
.128
.093
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
19
Negro Leagues
3681
.396
.323
8.6%
8.0%
0.8%
0.9%
.128
.094
2
Cuban Leagues
92
.416
.361
8.7%
12.0%
2.3%
9.0%
4.00
1.33
0.0%
0.0%
.096
.058
1
vs High Minors
8
.319
.320
0.0%
5.7%
0.0%
1.6%
.250
.113
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
1
Chicago American Giants
76
.382
.327
5.3%
6.4%
1.3%
0.6%
.129
.095
8
Indianapolis ABCs I
2412
.409
.321
8.5%
8.2%
2.3%
9.0%
4.00
1.33
0.7%
0.7%
.132
.087
1
Royal Poinciana Hotel
26
.479
.313
0.0%
9.1%
3.8%
0.5%
.200
.051
1
Bacharach Giants
81
.377
.311
9.9%
8.4%
0.0%
0.2%
.127
.065
1
Jewell's ABCs of Indianapolis
10
.478
.334
20.0%
9.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.125
.105
2
Washington Potomacs
299
.390
.301
11.0%
6.5%
1.7%
0.9%
.110
.085
3
Baltimore Black Sox
447
.360
.344
8.9%
8.6%
0.7%
1.3%
.107
.118
1
Harrisburg Giants
307
.371
.345
8.5%
8.3%
1.6%
1.7%
.138
.122

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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James