Ben Chapman

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Birthday
25, 1908
Birthplace
Nashville, TN
Death Date
Jul 7, 1993 (84)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
25, 1908
Birthplace
Nashville, TN
Death Date
Jul 7, 1993 (84)

About

Former MLB Outfield and Manager known best for his outrageously racist remarks and refusal to pitch to Jackie Robinson.

Before Fame

His rookie year, 1930, he batted .316 and played exclusively infield before shifting to outfield for the rest of his career.

Trivia

He was part of the 1932 World Series Champion New York Yankees team.

Family Life

He had two sons, William and Robert, with his wife Ola.

Associated With

He was a teammate of Babe Ruth's on the New York Yankees.