Ben Taylor - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

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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Fielding Breakdown by Position

Multi-Stint Seasons:



C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF PH PR P
Team Lg Pos
BG
WES
20
SP
1
-0.0
1
WBS
WES
21
1B
3
-1.7
1
-0.7
3
SLG
WES
22
SP
4
-0.3
1
-0.1
1
0.1
8
HAB
CUB
23
SP
1
-0.6
1
23
SP
2
-0.2
3
24
1B
27
-0.7
25
1B
60
11.4
7
ABC
WES
26
1B
60
2.3
7
27
1B
25
3.4
3
ABC
WES
27
1B
41
2.7
2
ABC
WES
28
1B
56
7.9
2
ABC
WES
29
1B
41
1.7
2
30
1B
21
-2.7
1
ABC
NNL
31
1B
90
8.9
2
-1.8
10
ABC
NNL
32
1B
106
14.9
4
ABC
33
1B
92
7.2
1
-0.3
1
34
1B
26
4
WP
ECL
35
1B
49
1
HBG
ECL
36
1B
70
BBS
ECL
37
1B
50
2.7
1
BBS
ECL
38
1B
65
5.5
BBS
ECL
39
1B
57
-6.5
AC
ANL
40
1B
32
-2.4
7
21
13
1B
978
54.0
1
1
-0.1
6
-3.2
7
60
 
Team Lg Pos
21
Negro Leagues
951
52.6
1
1
-0.1
5
-2.6
7
56
2
19
1.4
1
-0.6
4
2
6
0.1
1
vs Major Leaguers
2
-0.2
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Birmingham Giants
1B
1
-0.0
1
3
West Baden Sprudels
1B
15
-2.9
1
-0.7
4
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
4
-0.3
1
-0.1
1
0.1
8
1
Habana
-
1
-0.6
1
1
New York Lincoln Giants
SP
2
2
Chicago American Giants
1B
21
0.4
8
Indianapolis ABCs I
1B
561
58.3
3
-2.1
38
1
Royal Poinciana Hotel
1B
6
2.0
1
Jewell's ABCs of Indianapolis
1B
2
0.1
2
Bacharach Giants
1B
51
-5.2
7
1
2
Washington Potomacs
1B
73
1
4
4
Baltimore Black Sox
1B
174
1.6
1
1
Harrisburg Giants
1B
70

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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