Ben Taylor - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Ben Taylor



Benjamin Harrison Taylor



Born: July 1, 1888 in Anderson, SC
Died: January 24, 1953 - 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-Time Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
5
1922
1935
3.6
2
1929
1935
2.4
1
1926
1926
0.7
1
1929
1929
0.1
1
1923
1923
0.1
Center Field Yrs First Last
1
1922
1922
6.6
4
1923
1928
3.8
2
1924
1929
1.1
2
1924
1926
0.4
1
1938
1938
0.3

Right Field Yrs First Last
2
1928
1935
4.7
2
1923
1924
1.1
1
1929
1929
0.9
1
1935
1935
0.3
1
1938
1938
0.2
Shortstop Yrs First Last
2
1923
1924
-0.3
2
1935
1938
-0.3
1
1924
1924
-0.4
2
1928
1929
-0.4
1
1929
1929
-0.5
Second Base Yrs First Last
1
1935
1935
1.5
3
1926
1928
0.6
1
1924
1924
0.6
1
1924
1924
0.3
1
1923
1923
0.2
Third Base Yrs First Last
3
1926
1928
13.0
1
1922
1922
1.7
1
1926
1926
0.7
1
1935
1935
0.7
1
1938
1938
0.3
First Base Yrs First Last
7
1922
1929
9.0
1
1935
1935
1.8
1
1929
1929
0.3
1
1938
1938
0.2
1
1928
1928
0.0
 
Catcher Yrs First Last
7
1922
1929
4.3
2
1922
1928
4.1
1
1923
1923
0.7
1
1935
1935
0.4
3
1926
1928
0.0
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
2
1922
1924
5.5
4
1926
1938
3.9
1
1922
1922
3.7
3
1926
1928
3.2
1
1929
1929
3.1
1
1935
1935
2.0
2
1922
1923
1.7
1
1935
1935
0.9
1
1935
1935
0.9
1
1928
1928
0.7
1
1929
1929
0.6
1
1922
1922
0.5
5
1922
1929
0.4
1
1929
1929
0.3
2
1929
1935
0.3
1
1935
1935
0.3
1
1929
1929
0.0
1
1935
1935
0.0
1
1924
1924
-0.1
2
1923
1924
-0.2
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
1
1938
1938
1.0
1
1926
1926
0.1
1
1928
1928
0.1
1
1938
1938
0.0
1
1938
1938
0.0
1
1929
1929
-0.1
1
1928
1928
-0.2
1
1938
1938
-0.3
2
1926
1938
-0.3
2
1923
1924
-0.5
2
1923
1924
-0.7
1
1929
1929
-0.8
2
1926
1927
-0.8
1
1924
1924
-1.0
1
1924
1924
-1.2

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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