Ben Crapper
South Sydney Rabbitohs (ML)
Ben Crapper
Birthdate:
Nov. 10, 1951 (34 y, 9 m, 0 d)
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Height/Weight:
6'1"/190
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
$86k / 2 years (1985-1986)
ML Service Time:
9 years, 118 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 9 years, 118 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 14 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence High
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Fair
Current Contract
1985 $43k
1986 $43k ($43k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Contract Extension
1987 $64k
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 2 3 2 1 2
vs R 2 3 2 1 2
vs L 2 2 2 1 1
Potential 2 3 2 2 2
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 1
Error 2 1
Arm 1 5 2
Turn DP 4
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 1
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 2
Running 3
Sac Bunt 8
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 7 6 7
vs R 7 6 7
vs L 7 6 7
Potential 8 6 7
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 9 10
Curveball 4 4
Changeup 5 6
Other Pitching
Velocity 98-100 mph
GB % 54%
Arm Slot Over the Top
Stamina 7
Hold 7
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1986-08-04
Stuff Potential decreased from 9 to 8
Stuff decreased from 8 to 7
Stuff vs R decreased from 8 to 7
Stuff vs L decreased from 8 to 7
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
Weight decreased from 191 to 190
1986-07-29
Weight decreased from 192 to 191
1986-04-14
Power vs L increased from 1 to 2
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 2 to 1
1986-03-02
Weight increased from 191 to 192
1986-02-23
Stuff Potential increased from 8 to 9
Stuff increased from 7 to 8
Stuff vs R increased from 7 to 8
Stuff vs L increased from 7 to 8
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
1986-01-05
Outfield Arm decreased from 3 to 2
1985-11-10
Weight decreased from 192 to 191
1985-10-20
Weight decreased from 193 to 192
1985-09-29
Avoid Ks increased from 1 to 2
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 1 to 2
Weight increased from 192 to 193
1985-08-22
Weight increased from 191 to 192
1985-07-17
Weight increased from 190 to 191
1985-03-31
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 1 to 2
Stamina increased from 6 to 7
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1985-03-08
Weight decreased from 191 to 190
1985-01-06
Changeup decreased from 6 to 5
1984-09-04
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 2 to 1
GB% increased from 53% to 54%
1984-07-17
Power increased from 1 to 2
Avoid Ks decreased from 2 to 1
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 2 to 1
1984-04-02
Eye decreased from 2 to 1
Eye vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Changeup increased from 5 to 6
Local Popularity decreased from Popular to Well Known
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
1984-01-01
Power vs R increased from 1 to 2
Eye vs L decreased from 2 to 1
Changeup decreased from 6 to 5
1983-09-06
Power decreased from 2 to 1
Power vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Eye vs L increased from 1 to 2
GB% decreased from 56% to 53%
1983-08-15
P defense decreased from 2 to 1
1983-07-17
Weight increased from 190 to 191
1983-04-09
Movement Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Movement decreased from 7 to 6
Movement vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Movement vs L decreased from 7 to 6
1983-04-05
Eye increased from 1 to 2
GB% decreased from 58% to 56%
Local Popularity increased from Well Known to Popular
1983-01-02
Gap vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Eye decreased from 2 to 1
GB% increased from 56% to 58%
1982-11-28
Weight increased from 189 to 190
1982-09-07
Eye vs L decreased from 2 to 1
GB% decreased from 60% to 56%
1982-08-04
Weight increased from 187 to 189
1982-04-01
Eye vs L increased from 1 to 2
Infield Arm decreased from 6 to 5
Movement vs R decreased from 8 to 7
GB% decreased from 61% to 60%
Stamina decreased from 7 to 6
Changeup Pot decreased from 7 to 6
Local Popularity decreased from Very Popular to Well Known
National Popularity decreased from Popular to Well Known
1982-01-03
Stamina increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 186 to 187
1981-10-04
Sac Bunt decreased from 9 to 8
Stuff Potential decreased from 9 to 8
Movement Potential decreased from 8 to 7
Movement decreased from 8 to 7
GB% decreased from 62% to 61%
Stamina decreased from 7 to 6
Changeup decreased from 7 to 6
Weight decreased from 187 to 186
Local Popularity decreased from Extremely Popular to Very Popular
National Popularity decreased from Very Popular to Popular
1981-01-18
Contact Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Contact decreased from 3 to 2
Contact vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Contact vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Power vs L decreased from 2 to 1
Eye Potential increased from 1 to 2
Eye increased from 1 to 2
Turn Double Play decreased from 5 to 4
Movement vs L decreased from 8 to 7
Control Potential increased from 6 to 7
Control increased from 6 to 7
Control vs L increased from 6 to 7
GB% decreased from 64% to 62%
Stamina increased from 6 to 7
Weight decreased from 189 to 187
Local Popularity increased from Very Popular to Extremely Popular
1980-03-16
Contact vs L increased from 2 to 3
Power vs L increased from 1 to 2
Eye Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Eye decreased from 2 to 1
Control vs R increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 188 to 189
1979-11-04
Contact vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Power vs L decreased from 2 to 1
Eye Potential increased from 1 to 2
Eye increased from 1 to 2
Eye vs R increased from 1 to 2
Outfield Range decreased from 2 to 1
P defense decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs L increased from 7 to 8
Control vs R decreased from 7 to 6
GB% increased from 63% to 64%
Hold increased from 6 to 7
1979-02-11
Movement Potential increased from 7 to 8
Movement increased from 7 to 8
GB% increased from 61% to 63%
Changeup increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 187 to 188
1978-10-08
Gap Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Gap decreased from 4 to 3
Gap vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Movement Potential decreased from 8 to 7
Movement decreased from 8 to 7
Movement vs L decreased from 8 to 7
Control vs R increased from 6 to 7
GB% decreased from 62% to 61%
Weight increased from 184 to 187
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Very Popular
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Very Popular
1977-09-06
Movement vs L increased from 7 to 8
Control increased from 5 to 6
Control vs R increased from 5 to 6
Control vs L increased from 5 to 6
GB% increased from 60% to 62%
Hold decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 183 to 184
1977-04-05
Movement Potential increased from 7 to 8
Movement increased from 7 to 8
Movement vs R increased from 7 to 8
GB% increased from 58% to 60%
Weight decreased from 185 to 183
1977-01-02
Stuff Potential decreased from 10 to 9
Stuff decreased from 8 to 7
Stuff vs R decreased from 8 to 7
Stuff vs L decreased from 8 to 7
GB% increased from 57% to 58%
Fastball increased from 8 to 9
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
1976-09-07
Contact vs L increased from 2 to 3
Power vs L increased from 1 to 2
GB% increased from 56% to 57%
1976-04-02
Stuff Potential increased from 9 to 10
Stuff increased from 6 to 8
Stuff vs R increased from 6 to 8
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 8
Hold increased from 6 to 7
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
1976-01-04
Contact increased from 2 to 3
Power Potential increased from 1 to 2
Power increased from 1 to 2
Power vs R increased from 1 to 2
Sac Bunt increased from 8 to 9
Movement increased from 6 to 7
Movement vs L increased from 6 to 7
Control Potential decreased from 7 to 6
GB% increased from 54% to 56%
Changeup increased from 5 to 6
Weight decreased from 186 to 185
1975-09-03
Weight increased from 184 to 186

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
STH - SBC
1985 33 23 29 123.0 7-4 0 65 32 12.90% 6.35% 2.38% 69.75% 53.90% 0.271 4.024 3.847 96 4.223 0.18 1.88
STH - SBC
1984 32 26 26 136.1 7-9 0 81 31 14.04% 5.37% 2.60% 71.79% 50.16% 0.290 4.093 3.639 96 3.991 0.45 2.18
STH - SBC
1983 31 25 25 129.1 6-9 0 85 31 15.71% 5.73% 2.03% 69.31% 49.65% 0.295 3.549 3.162 86 3.669 0.39 2.71
STH - SBC
1982 30 25 25 158.1 11-6 0 78 37 11.64% 5.52% 1.94% 72.21% 52.91% 0.317 3.581 3.534 93 4.051 0.05 2.78
STH - SBC
1981 29 25 25 153.1 7-7 0 92 44 14.18% 6.78% 3.08% 73.37% 52.69% 0.300 4.167 4.269 105 4.140 -0.10 1.74
STH - SBC
1980 28 25 25 153.0 12-6 0 67 40 10.75% 6.42% 1.93% 70.75% 55.77% 0.264 3.588 3.799 97 4.324 -0.21 2.34
STH - SBC
1979 27 25 25 165.0 11-6 0 94 45 14.11% 6.76% 1.50% 72.67% 58.67% 0.251 2.673 3.291 88 3.825 -0.62 3.34
STH - SBC
1978 26 25 25 147.0 8-8 0 110 43 17.92% 7.00% 2.77% 68.40% 52.44% 0.294 4.225 3.651 96 3.567 0.57 2.32
STH - SBC
1977 25 24 24 154.2 12-7 0 100 45 16.23% 7.31% 1.14% 75.52% 59.82% 0.266 2.444 2.930 80 3.480 -0.49 3.72
STH - SBC
1976 24 23 26 142.1 6-6 0 91 63 15.61% 10.81% 2.40% 75.12% 54.10% 0.267 3.857 4.197 106 4.343 -0.34 1.48
STH - SBC
1975 23 11 13 59.1 4-2 0 35 24 13.31% 9.13% 1.52% 66.34% 48.20% 0.301 4.702 3.687 95 4.538 1.02 0.95
Total - SBC
SBC
257 268 1521.2 91-70 0 898 435 14.24% 6.90% 2.14% 71.72% 53.93% 0.283 3.638 3.629 94 3.980 0.01 25.44

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1975 23 9 10 62.0 3-1 0 58 21 22.66% 8.20% 2.73% 77.70% 55.65% 0.247 2.758 4.160 90 4.199 -1.40 1.13
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1974 22 23 23 118.2 6-8 0 113 51 21.44% 9.68% 2.28% 68.43% 50.67% 0.333 4.626 4.314 95 4.548 0.31 1.85
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1973 21 2 2 13.0 1-1 0 8 7 15.38% 13.46% 3.85% 68.18% 50.00% 0.200 4.154 6.014 130 5.916 -1.86 -0.02
Mascot - YL
MAS - YL
1973 21 16 16 88.1 6-4 0 79 38 20.15% 9.69% 3.06% 76.92% 54.39% 0.337 4.483 5.252 110 5.044 -0.77 0.75
Mascot - YL
MAS - YL
1972 20 15 15 86.0 6-6 0 55 27 13.92% 6.84% 1.77% 70.79% 57.14% 0.363 4.605 4.718 102 5.135 -0.11 1.10
Total - AAA
AAA
34 35 193.2 10-10 0 179 79 21.44% 9.46% 2.52% 70.76% 52.25% 0.299 3.997 4.379 96 4.528 -0.38 2.96
Total - AA
AA
31 31 174.1 12-10 0 134 65 17.03% 8.26% 2.41% 73.71% 55.83% 0.351 4.543 4.988 106 5.089 -0.45 1.84

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
STH - SBC
1985 33 29 48 38 4 1 0 0 2 1 2 14 0 0 0.105 0.146 0.278 0.1600 0.130 -0.76
STH - SBC
1984 32 26 56 43 4 2 0 0 0 6 3 25 0 0 0.093 0.152 0.292 0.2222 0.138 -0.78
STH - SBC
1983 31 25 52 42 7 2 0 0 1 3 2 14 0 0 0.167 0.205 0.419 0.2500 0.191 -0.50
STH - SBC
1982 30 25 62 55 5 1 0 1 1 1 0 25 0 0 0.091 0.091 0.255 0.1379 0.110 -1.11
STH - SBC
1981 29 25 54 46 5 0 0 1 1 2 0 13 0 0 0.109 0.109 0.283 0.1250 0.123 -0.78
STH - SBC
1980 28 25 59 51 7 1 0 0 1 0 1 20 0 0 0.137 0.154 0.311 0.2258 0.142 -0.69
STH - SBC
1979 27 25 63 51 14 5 0 0 9 5 1 14 0 0 0.275 0.289 0.661 0.3784 0.291 -0.43
STH - SBC
1978 26 25 55 49 6 0 0 0 4 3 0 20 0 0 0.122 0.120 0.242 0.2000 0.108 -1.14
STH - SBC
1977 25 24 56 48 6 1 0 0 3 2 1 21 0 0 0.125 0.143 0.289 0.2222 0.132 -0.96
STH - SBC
1976 24 26 53 45 7 2 0 1 7 4 0 14 0 0 0.156 0.156 0.422 0.2000 0.184 -0.35
STH - SBC
1975 23 13 23 19 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 10 0 0 0.158 0.158 0.316 0.3333 0.143 -0.25
Total - SBC
SBC
268 581 487 68 15 0 3 30 28 10 190 0 0 0.140 0.156 0.345 0.2196 0.155 -7.76

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1975 23 10 24 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0.053 0.100 0.153 0.0769 0.082 -0.46
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1974 22 23 39 31 7 0 0 1 4 3 3 12 0 0 0.226 0.294 0.617 0.3333 0.282 -0.15
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1973 21 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.09
Mascot - YL
MAS - YL
1973 21 16 38 32 7 1 0 0 4 3 3 12 0 0 0.219 0.286 0.536 0.3500 0.259 -0.12
Mascot - YL
MAS - YL
1972 20 15 33 28 5 1 1 0 7 2 1 12 0 0 0.179 0.207 0.493 0.3125 0.221 -0.19
Total - AAA
AAA
35 67 53 8 0 0 1 4 3 4 20 0 0 0.151 0.211 0.418 0.2188 0.197 -0.70
Total - AA
AA
31 71 60 12 2 1 0 11 5 4 24 0 0 0.200 0.250 0.517 0.3333 0.242 -0.31

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
STH - SBC
1985 P 29 123.0 8 12 2 0.909 1.463 0.961 -0.80
STH - SBC
1984 P 26 136.1 4 18 0 1.000 1.452 1.021 -0.28
STH - SBC
1983 P 25 129.1 5 20 0 1.000 1.740 1.080 -0.20
STH - SBC
1982 P 25 158.1 10 19 3 0.906 1.648 0.909 -1.53
STH - SBC
1981 P 25 153.1 5 23 2 0.933 1.644 1.045 0.24
STH - SBC
1980 P 25 153.0 15 26 3 0.932 2.412 1.068 0.69
STH - SBC
1979 P 25 165.0 10 22 5 0.865 1.746 0.905 -2.29
STH - SBC
1978 P 25 147.0 10 20 2 0.938 1.837 0.865 -2.83
STH - SBC
1977 P 24 154.2 7 21 3 0.903 1.629 0.980 -1.83
STH - SBC
1976 P 26 142.1 13 24 2 0.949 2.340 1.165 1.97
STH - SBC
1975 P 13 59.1 9 9 0 1.000 2.730 1.136 0.65
Total P 268 1521.2 96 214 22 -6.19

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1975 P 10 62.0 8 6 0 1.000 2.032 0.983 0.03
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1974 P 23 118.2 4 14 1 0.947 1.365 0.937 -0.22
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1973 P 2 13.0 1 0 0 1.000 0.692 0.000 0.00
Mascot - YL
MAS - YL
1973 P 16 88.1 5 17 1 0.957 2.242 0.988 0.94
Mascot - YL
MAS - YL
1972 P 15 86.0 7 9 1 0.941 1.674 1.039 0.89
Total P 66 368.0 25 46 3 1.64
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
All-Star 1978 South Sydney (SBC)
League Champ 1985 South Sydney (SBC)
1983 South Sydney (SBC)
1979 South Sydney (SBC)
1977 South Sydney (SBC)
Pitcher of the Month Feb 1978 South Sydney (SBC)
Dec 1972 Mascot (YL)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink0
Grey Ink39
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg SH Rank
1979 SBC 11 7
1984 SBC 10 7
Year Lg GS Rank
1978 SBC 25 10
Year Lg W Rank
1977 SBC 12 2
1980 SBC 12 5
1982 SBC 11 7
Year Lg Win % Rank
1977 SBC 0.632 8
1979 SBC 0.647 7
1980 SBC 0.667 4
1982 SBC 0.647 8
Year Lg WP Rank
1980 SBC 9 3
1981 SBC 10 1
1982 SBC 8 8
Year Lg ERA Rank
1977 SBC 2.444 3
1979 SBC 2.673 3
Year Lg BABIP Rank
1976 SBC 0.267 6
1977 SBC 0.266 9
1979 SBC 0.251 3
1980 SBC 0.264 9
Year Lg WHIP Rank
1977 SBC 1.106 6
1979 SBC 1.103 5
Year Lg H/9 Rank
1976 SBC 7.714 6
1977 SBC 7.332 4
1979 SBC 7.473 5
Year Lg BB/9 Rank
1982 SBC 2.103 10
Year Lg SHO Rank
1975 SBC 1 6
1977 SBC 1 7
1979 SBC 1 6
1980 SBC 1 5
Year Lg BB (Low) Rank
1982 SBC 37 6
1983 SBC 31 6
1984 SBC 31 7
Year Lg Hits Rank
1981 SBC 166 9
1982 SBC 182 4
Year Lg Hits (Low) Rank
1976 SBC 122 2
1977 SBC 126 5
1979 SBC 137 8
Year Lg HR (Low) Rank
1977 SBC 7 1
1979 SBC 10 4
1980 SBC 12 8
1983 SBC 11 5
Year Lg WAR Rank
1977 SBC 3.7 7
Year Lg W (Low) Rank
1976 SBC 6 3
1983 SBC 6 5
1984 SBC 7 8
Year Lg L (Low) Rank
1976 SBC 6 10
1979 SBC 6 4
1980 SBC 6 6
1982 SBC 6 5