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Ben Chapman
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In 1947, as coach of the Phillies, Ben Chapman repeatedly yelled the "N" word at Jackie Robinson, he also made other slurs about him racially and as a result JUSTIFIABLY ended his own coaching career! There is no way this man deserves any recognition for any of his career. He was a despicable person!
- Carrie Bias Hoffert
 Added: Apr. 29, 2017
 
He was,a horrible racist and a disgrace to baseball I hope when he met st Peter at the pearly gates he explained why he was such a pig and hagedvother human beings we are all the same race THE HIMAN RACE
-Anonymous
 Added: Feb. 19, 2017
 
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
 

-Anonymous
 Added: Apr. 15, 2014
 

- bob tarte
 Added: Jan. 22, 2014
 

- John Robertson
 Added: Apr. 14, 2013
 
Thanks Ben for playing outfield for the Red Sox in 1937/38!
- KParn
 Added: Aug. 1, 2012
 

- BigLebo
 Added: Mar. 1, 2012
 

- Sharon
 Added: Dec. 25, 2010
 

- lisa greenman
 Added: Jul. 5, 2010
 

- Cathy Edrington
 Added: Apr. 20, 2010
 

- muffin
 Added: Mar. 11, 2010
 

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: May. 2, 2009
 

- RMT
 Added: Jul. 7, 2008
 
Rest in peace Ben.
- Don MacBeth
 Added: Jul. 7, 2008
 

- Ricky Hempel
 Added: May. 28, 2008
 
God bless you.
- Rev. Dr. Mary
 Added: Aug. 21, 2007
 

- Gary Wright
 Added: Feb. 12, 2007
 

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Dec. 25, 2006
 
In memory. Love those Phillies.
-Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 25, 2006
 

- Bill Klauk
 Added: Dec. 25, 2006
 

- gaby hayes
 Added: Dec. 25, 2006
 
Ben Chapman became my friend when I was young and showed me his collection of baseball memorabilia in his house. He told me stories of Ruth, and the other greats. He even showed me his baseball card he carried in his wallet. I didn't realize what a great baseball legend he was until now. Thanks again Ben. Looking back, I see how lucky I was to have met you in our old neighborhood...Shadeswood.
- Josh M
 Added: Oct. 8, 2006
 
REPOSE EN PAIX!
- quebecoise
 Added: Jul. 14, 2006
 

- Trisha W.
 Added: Jul. 7, 2006
 
Love those Phillies. Rest in peace.
-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 7, 2006
 
 

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