Quick Index: Teams | Leagues | Managers | Postseason
You Are Here > smileyleague.org > Chet Laabs
Chet Laabs
Chester Peter Laabs

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 5' 8", Weight 175 lb.

MLB Debut May 5, 1937
Final Game June 3, 1947
Born April 30, 1912 in Milwaukee, WI
Died January 26, 1983 (age 70)

Batting   Glossary     Home Run Log       Vs. All Pitchers
 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   OPS+   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1937 25 DEA AL   88  149   29   42   6   4   8   31   1   1   16   45  .282  .352  .537  .888   111    80   2   0   0   0   4  
 1938 26 DEA AL   81  161   18   35   5   1   8   26   2   0   15   37  .217  .282  .410  .692    90    66   1   1   1   0   7  
 1939 27 DEA AL  138  353   58  101  14   5  12   54   2   1   29   82  .286  .343  .456  .799   102   161   4   1   0   2   7  
 1940 28 DEA AL   97  213   44   63  10   3  15   43   0   1   28   65  .296  .376  .582  .958   120   124   1   3   0   1   1  
 1941 29 DEA AL  136  446   80  142  18   6  23   81   3   1   43   51  .318  .375  .540  .916   126   241   9   4   4   0  13  
 1942 30 DEA AL  153  559   82  152  15  10  28   99   0   2   93  107  .272  .374  .485  .859   128   271   0   5   7   1  12  MVP-5
 1943 31 DEA AL  154  568   71  154  24  10  16   77   5   8   89  109  .271  .369  .433  .802   122   246   1   5  10   2  13  MVP-6
 1944 32 DEA AL   99  197   24   50   6   0   4   19   2   0   29   26  .254  .354  .345  .699    97    68   2   1   2   2   7  
 1945 33 DEA AL   60   81    6   21   3   0   0   10   0   0    6   14  .259  .315  .296  .611    88    24   1   1   0   1   7  
 1946 34 DEA AL   76  168   29   49   8   0  14   45   3   3   12   40  .292  .339  .589  .928   130    99   4   0   4   0   2  
 1947 35 PHA AL   55   34    5    7   2   0   1    4   0   0    3    3  .206  .263  .353  .616    84    12   0   1   0   0   0  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 11 Seasons     1137 2929  446  816 111  39 129  489  18  17  363  579  .279  .358  .475  .833        1392  25  22  28   9  73
 Per 600 PA           525   80  146  20   7  23   88   3   3   65  104                                 249   4   4   5   2  13
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
   With DEA     1082 2895  441  809 109  39 128  485  18  17  360  576  .279  .359  .477  .835        1380  25  21  28   9  73
   With PHA       55   34    5    7   2   0   1    4   0   0    3    3  .206  .263  .353  .616          12   0   1   0   0   0
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 MLB Totals      950 3102  467  813 151  44 117  509  32  22  389  595  .262  .346  .452  .798        1403  37          10  60
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27  AB  PH PHR  PAvg  E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  Pos  Defense  Diff Star
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1937 25 DEA AL  55   27   6.4  48  14   2  .292   2   12    9  .750    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e11  146   
 1938 26 DEA AL  13   17   3.5  36  13   4  .361   2    9    8  .889    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e12    7   
 1939 27 DEA AL  37   55   5.6  37   6   0  .162   8   23   14  .609    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e13  -59   
 1940 28 DEA AL  51   48   8.5  26   5   2  .192   3   20   12  .600    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e11   82   
 1941 29 DEA AL  24   88   7.2   8   5   0  .625   6   55   41  .745    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e6    72   
 1942 30 DEA AL  20  104   6.6   2   0   0  .000   8   50   42  .840    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e10  -19   
 1943 31 DEA AL  18   91   5.6   1   1   0 1.000  10   43   33  .767    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e9    56   
 1944 32 DEA AL  37   25   4.3  14   4   0  .286   3   14    9  .643    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e10  -10   
 1945 33 DEA AL  43    6   2.5  15   4   0  .267   0    8    7  .875    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e8   -98   
 1946 34 DEA AL  69   31   6.7  15   6   1  .400   2   20   14  .700    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e8   120   
 1947 35 PHA AL  27    3   3.4   9   1   0  .111   0    3    1  .333    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e8   -33   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 11 Seasons          499   6.0 211  59   9  .280  44  257  190  .739    0    0  .000                  27   1
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 21.8 (Average HOFer ~ 50)
HOF Monitor: Batting - 5.5 (Likely HOFer ~ 100)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G     PO     A     E   DP    FP    GS    Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+
 1937 25 DEA AL  LF     0     0     0    0    0   .000     0      .0      ?
                 CF     0     0     0    0    0   .000     0      .0      ?
                 RF     0     0     0    0    0   .000     0      .0      ?
 1938 26 DEA AL  LF    38    52     3    2    0   .965    33   277.1   1.78
                 RF     7     4     0    0    0  1.000     0    21.2   1.66
                 CF     2     1     0    0    0  1.000     0     3.1   2.70
 1939 27 DEA AL  RF    69    95     8    6    1   .945    55   498.2   1.86
                 LF    43    41     0    2    0   .953    16   178.0   2.07
                 CF     7     8     0    0    0  1.000     1    24.0   3.00
 1940 28 DEA AL  RF    58    72     5    3    0   .962    34   338.0   2.05
                 CF    14    28     1    0    0  1.000    10    77.2   3.36
                 LF     7     2     1    0    0  1.000     1    11.1   2.38
 1941 29 DEA AL  RF    88   153    11    4    4   .976    76   699.0   2.11
                 CF    44    83     4    2    0   .978    39   315.1   2.48
                 LF     1     1     0    0    0  1.000     0     1.0   9.00
 1942 30 DEA AL  RF   150   281     8    8    2   .973   147  1326.2   1.96
                 LF     2     2     0    0    0  1.000     2    17.0   1.06
 1943 31 DEA AL  RF   152   336     8   10    1   .972   151  1360.0   2.28
                 CF     1     1     1    0    0  1.000     1     8.0   2.25
 1944 32 DEA AL  RF    60    78     1    3    0   .963    34   332.1   2.14
                 LF    25    24     1    0    0  1.000    10   118.0   1.91
                 CF     3     2     1    0    0  1.000     0     7.0   3.86
 1945 33 DEA AL  RF    40    30     1    0    0  1.000    10   141.2   1.97
                 CF     9     9     0    0    0  1.000     2    26.2   3.04
                 LF     4     4     0    0    0  1.000     1    15.0   2.40
 1946 34 DEA AL  RF    30    45     0    2    0   .957    17   173.0   2.34
                 LF    24    27     0    0    0  1.000    10   101.1   2.40
                 CF    18    27     0    0    0  1.000     8    96.1   2.52
 1947 35 PHA AL  LF    38    12     0    0    0  1.000     0    83.1   1.30
                 RF     7     3     0    0    0  1.000     1    21.1   1.27
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+
                               CAREER TOTALS BY POSITION
                 RF   661  1097    42   36    8   .969   525  4912.1   2.09
                 LF   182   165     5    4    0   .977    73   802.1   1.91
                 CF    98   159     7    2    0   .988    61   558.1   2.68
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1945 WS    DEA CHN   W    4   3  0  1  0  0  0   2  1  0  .333  .400  .333  0
 1946 WS    DEA BRN   W    4   3  0  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  .333  .333  .333  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


Draft History


Transaction History


Similar Batters

    Compare similar batters

  1. Hank Thompson (966)
  2. Wally Westlake (957)
  3. Ellis Valentine (954)
  4. Marty Cordova (954)
  5. Corey Koskie (943)
  6. Ron Northey (943)
  7. Hideki Matsui (942)
  8. Charlie Maxwell (940)
  9. Tony Conigliaro (939)
  10. Walt Dropo (933)


Similar Players   (includes position adjustment)

    Compare similar players

  1. Wally Westlake (957)
  2. Ellis Valentine (954)
  3. Marty Cordova (954)
  4. Ron Northey (943)
  5. Hideki Matsui (942)
  6. Charlie Maxwell (940)
  7. Tony Conigliaro (939)
  8. Mike Marshall (929)
  9. Wally Judnich (929)
  10. Wes Covington (928)


Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1937  DEA   89-65   Thomas Treece
 1938  DEA   86-68   Thomas Treece
 1939  DEA   81-73   Thomas Treece
 1940  DEA   90-64   Thomas Treece
 1941  DEA   61-93   Thomas Treece
 1942  DEA   74-80   Thomas Treece
 1943  DEA   73-81   Thomas Treece
 1944  DEA   79-75   Thomas Treece
 1945  DEA   94-60   Thomas Treece
 1946  DEA  104-51   Thomas Treece
 1947  PHA   80-74   Drew Kennedy

Quick Index: Teams | Leagues | Managers | Postseason