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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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All Teammate Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
11
1912
1924
9.7
2
1925
1929
2.7
1
1917
1917
1.0
1
1923
1923
1.0
1
1926
1926
0.6
Center Field Yrs First Last
7
1915
1925
21.3
4
1923
1928
3.7
2
1924
1929
1.3
2
1912
1919
1.2
3
1912
1914
1.1

Right Field Yrs First Last
5
1921
1928
6.7
2
1925
1928
5.9
5
1910
1916
1.9
1
1923
1923
1.5
6
1909
1919
1.3
Shortstop Yrs First Last
12
1910
1923
6.0
4
1912
1919
4.5
1
1925
1925
3.5
4
1913
1919
3.1
1
1921
1921
1.5
Second Base Yrs First Last
1
1912
1912
1.9
4
1912
1916
1.9
4
1925
1928
1.4
5
1914
1928
1.2
6
1919
1929
0.9
Third Base Yrs First Last
4
1923
1928
15.1
8
1911
1918
6.7
1
1915
1916
2.7
1
1912
1912
2.3
2
1920
1922
2.3
First Base Yrs First Last
21
1909
1929
35.1
2
1913
1916
1.0
2
1912
1912
0.8
1
1911
1911
0.5
1
1929
1929
0.4
Manager Yrs First Last
Catcher Yrs First Last
4
1920
1928
8.0
8
1922
1929
4.7
7
1914
1921
3.0
3
1912
1914
2.9
2
1923
1926
1.6
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
9
1914
1922
12.6
8
1913
1922
7.4
6
1915
1921
6.3
3
1912
1914
5.9
2
1922
1924
5.5
3
1912
1919
4.6
3
1926
1928
4.2
7
1910
1924
3.5
3
1926
1928
3.2
1
1912
1912
3.0
7
1910
1920
2.6
1
1929
1929
2.5
7
1920
1929
1.8
1
1921
1921
1.8
2
1925
1929
1.6
2
1922
1923
1.6
2
1925
1926
1.3
1
1925
1925
1.3
2
1913
1917
1.3
2
1913
1914
1.2
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
1
1917
1917
0.2
1
1918
1918
0.1
1
1912
1912
0.1
1
1928
1928
0.1
1
1919
1919
0.0
1
1919
1919
-0.0
1
1921
1921
-0.1
1
1914
1914
-0.1
1
1919
1919
-0.1
1
1928
1928
-0.2
1
1912
1912
-0.2
1
1923
1923
-0.3
2
1912
1913
-0.4
1
1923
1923
-0.5
2
1923
1929
-0.5
2
1919
1920
-0.5
1
1921
1921
-0.6
2
1923
1924
-0.7
2
1926
1927
-0.8
1
1924
1924
-1.0

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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