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Ben Chapman
Birth: Dec. 25, 1908
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 1993
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA

Major League Baseball Player. He played in fifteen seasons with the New York Yankees, Washington Senators, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, Brooklyn Dodgers and Philadelphia Phillies. Gifted with great speed he led the American League in stolen bases from 1931 to 1933 and 1937. He was named to the American League All Star Team four times in his career. He had 1958 career hits with a lifetime batting average of .302. He also was a player-manager with the Phillies from 1945 to 1946. (bio by: C.S.) 
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  Ola Sanford Chapman (1911 - 2002)*
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Elmwood Cemetery
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Jun 13, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14595571
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It's surprising that not one comment here, nor the biographical paragraph, mentions what Ben Chapman is most famous for. That would be his rabid racism, which was on public display during the time he managed Philadelphia. He was a disgrace to the game.
- Bonnie Rae
 Added: Aug. 9, 2016

- Mike & Kay
 Added: May. 30, 2016

 Added: Apr. 15, 2014
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