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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
101
SLG
WES
22
SP
14
39
34
5
12
3
0
0
5
0
2
0
3
.353
.389
.441
.830
128
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
202
24
1B
27
120
110
20
37
5
2
2
18
1
8
0
2
.336
.381
.473
.854
141
25
1B
64
272
232
52
82
24
8
4
54
27
35
2
3
.353
.442
.578
1.020
169
ABC
WES
26
1B
60
248
215
35
63
18
5
1
47
14
28
4
1
.293
.385
.437
.822
143
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
110
ABC
WES
28
1B
57
242
218
27
64
9
4
0
39
5
18
1
5
.294
.350
.372
.722
140
ABC
WES
29
1B
41
174
157
30
48
5
6
2
37
5
12
2
3
.306
.363
.452
.815
132
30
1B
21
91
79
11
24
4
3
0
12
4
10
0
2
.304
.382
.430
.812
147
ABC
NNL
31
1B
93
389
343
57
110
20
5
4
64
13
31
1
14
.321
.379
.443
.822
144
ABC
NNL
32
1B
106
460
408
84
160
25
9
3
89
9
36
5
11
.392
.448
.520
.967
176
ABC
33
1B
94
415
373
76
138
34
7
2
70
3
29
1
12
.370
.417
.515
.932
150
34
1B
26
108
91
14
33
4
1
2
19
0
15
0
2
.363
.453
.495
.947
204
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
28
1
5
.299
.403
.395
.798
126
BBS
ECL
38
1B
65
265
236
35
79
9
5
2
43
1
26
0
3
.335
.401
.441
.841
120
BBS
ECL
39
1B
57
239
220
26
70
14
3
2
38
2
12
1
6
.318
.356
.436
.793
101
AC
ANL
40
1B
39
132
115
12
31
6
0
4
17
1
14
1
2
.270
.354
.426
.780
88
21
13
1B
1021
4250
3768
609
1250
218
72
38
727
105
1
369
2
21
92
0
.332
.394
.458
.852
140
162 Game Average
674
598
97
198
35
11
6
115
19
8
59
16
4
15
0
.332
.394
.458
.852
140
 
Team Lg Pos
21
Negro Leagues
991
4124
3654
595
1214
212
69
37
712
98
359
20
91
.332
.395
.458
.853
140
2
vs Latin 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
1
0
.208
.296
.333
.630
76
1
vs Major Leagues
2
7
7
2
3
1
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
.429
.429
1.000
1.429
279
 
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
114
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
14
39
34
5
12
3
0
0
5
0
2
0
3
.353
.389
.441
.830
128
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
353
2
Chicago American Giants
1B
21
95
86
15
27
5
1
1
12
1
6
1
2
.314
.366
.430
.796
130
8
Indianapolis ABCs I
1B
572
2433
2159
391
737
141
47
16
439
89
1
205
2
16
53
0
.341
.403
.472
.875
151
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
176
2
Bacharach Giants
1B
58
213
186
21
52
9
3
4
27
4
22
1
4
.280
.359
.425
.784
109
2
Washington Potomacs
1B
74
324
286
47
94
10
3
5
57
3
36
0
2
.329
.404
.437
.841
156
4
Baltimore Black Sox
1B
177
712
629
77
200
30
11
5
105
7
66
2
15
.318
.385
.424
.809
114
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
.294
0.0%
6.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.130
.088
SLG
WES
39
.357
.332
5.1%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.088
.105
HAB
CUB
4
.000
.334
0.0%
10.5%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.058
19
.507
.335
0.0%
6.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.158
.091
120
.388
.323
6.7%
6.4%
1.7%
0.6%
.136
.092
272
.459
.348
12.9%
8.5%
1.5%
0.9%
.224
.110
ABC
WES
248
.399
.328
11.3%
9.0%
0.4%
0.7%
.144
.082
114
.445
.351
7.0%
1.8%
11.4%
4.00
0.9%
0.1%
.125
.056
ABC
WES
164
.346
.327
6.1%
8.9%
0.0%
0.4%
.033
.075
ABC
WES
242
.352
.296
7.4%
8.3%
0.0%
0.2%
.078
.064
ABC
WES
174
.385
.337
6.9%
9.4%
1.1%
0.4%
.146
.084
91
.388
.317
11.0%
8.6%
0.0%
0.3%
.127
.070
ABC
NNL
389
.383
.321
8.0%
8.2%
1.0%
0.5%
.122
.078
ABC
NNL
460
.442
.323
7.8%
7.3%
0.7%
0.8%
.127
.096
ABC
415
.414
.336
7.0%
8.0%
0.5%
1.1%
.145
.114
108
.447
.298
13.9%
7.0%
1.9%
0.5%
.132
.068
WP
ECL
223
.363
.312
9.4%
6.6%
1.3%
1.1%
.095
.095
HBG
ECL
307
.371
.349
8.5%
8.4%
1.6%
1.7%
.138
.124
BBS
ECL
201
.377
.328
13.9%
9.2%
1.0%
9.20
0.5%
1.1%
.096
.107
BBS
ECL
265
.390
.348
9.8%
9.1%
0.8%
1.3%
.106
.120
BBS
ECL
239
.352
.353
5.0%
7.9%
0.8%
1.5%
.118
.126
AC
ANL
132
.355
.374
10.6%
9.6%
3.0%
1.4%
.157
.133
21
13
4250
.394
.332
8.7%
8.3%
2.3%
3.4%
4.00
6.81
0.9%
0.9%
.126
.097
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
21
Negro Leagues
4124
.394
.331
8.7%
8.2%
0.9%
0.9%
.126
.098
2
vs Latin 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
.295
.320
7.4%
6.3%
0.0%
1.2%
.125
.112
1
vs Major Leagues
7
.624
.347
0.0%
7.3%
14.3%
0.5%
.571
.086
 
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
.324
5.1%
6.7%
1.3%
0.6%
.135
.092
1
St. Louis Stars I
39
.357
.332
5.1%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.088
.105
1
Habana
4
.000
.334
0.0%
10.5%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.058
1
New York Lincoln Giants
8
.797
.350
0.0%
5.5%
0.0%
1.1%
.250
.099
2
Chicago American Giants
95
.362
.315
6.3%
6.2%
1.1%
0.7%
.116
.095
8
Indianapolis ABCs I
2433
.407
.328
8.4%
8.4%
2.3%
9.0%
4.00
1.33
0.7%
0.7%
.131
.089
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
.342
20.0%
9.8%
0.0%
1.1%
.125
.108
2
Bacharach Giants
213
.363
.351
10.3%
9.2%
1.9%
0.9%
.145
.107
2
Washington Potomacs
324
.396
.307
11.1%
6.8%
1.5%
0.9%
.108
.086
4
Baltimore Black Sox
712
.371
.344
9.3%
8.7%
0.7%
1.3%
.107
.118
1
Harrisburg Giants
307
.371
.349
8.5%
8.4%
1.6%
1.7%
.138
.124

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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