Ben Hansen
New Orleans Pelicans (ML)
Ben Hansen
Nickname:
Yard Man
Birthdate:
Sept. 21, 1970 (28 y, 8 m, 29 d)
Born In:
Lake View, IA, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
3B
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Height/Weight:
6'0"/206
Entry:
1992 Draft - Round: 1, Overall: 8, Team: New Orleans Pelicans
Contract:
$10k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
3 years, 56 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 3 years, 56 days
40-man Service Time 4 years, 31 days
Time as Pro 7 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Low
Intelligence Low
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
1999 $10k ($10k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 4 7 5 5 4
vs R 4 7 5 5 4
vs L 4 5 4 4 4
Potential 5 7 6 7 4
Fielding C IF OF
Range 5 3
Error 5 6
Arm 2 8 7
Turn DP 5
C Ability 2
Position
First 4
Second 4
Third 6
Shortstop 3
Left Field 3
Run/Bunt
Speed 5
Stealing 5
Running 5
Sac Bunt 3
Bunt for Hit 3
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 2 2 2
vs R 2 2 2
vs L 2 2 2
Potential 2 2 2
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 2 2
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 40%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 2
Hold 2
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1999-06-07
1B defense increased from 3 to 4
1999-05-29
Power vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Power vs L decreased from 5 to 4
1B defense decreased from 4 to 3
1999-01-15
Weight increased from 205 to 206
1999-01-07
Gap increased from 6 to 7
Bunt for Hit increased from 2 to 3
1998-12-30
Weight decreased from 206 to 205
1998-11-06
Contact vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Power vs R increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 5 to 4
1998-07-24
Weight decreased from 207 to 206
1998-06-19
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
1998-06-18
Weight decreased from 208 to 207
1998-06-07
1B defense increased from 3 to 4
1998-05-29
Contact decreased from 5 to 4
Contact vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Gap Potential increased from 6 to 7
Power vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Infield Range increased from 4 to 5
1998-01-07
Contact increased from 4 to 5
1997-12-14
Weight decreased from 209 to 208
1997-11-06
Contact Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Contact decreased from 5 to 4
Gap Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Power Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Eye Potential increased from 6 to 7
1997-09-19
2B defense increased from 3 to 4
1997-06-29
Weight decreased from 210 to 209
1997-05-29
Gap decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 209 to 210
1997-04-29
Weight decreased from 210 to 209
1996-12-06
Weight increased from 209 to 210
1996-11-28
Weight decreased from 210 to 209
1996-11-07
Gap Potential increased from 6 to 7
Gap increased from 6 to 7
Infield Range decreased from 5 to 4
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1996-10-18
Weight increased from 209 to 210
1996-10-09
Weight increased from 208 to 209
1996-07-04
Contact increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
Gap vs L increased from 4 to 5
Power Potential increased from 6 to 7
Power vs R increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
Sac Bunt decreased from 4 to 3
Weight increased from 207 to 208
1996-05-29
Gap Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Gap decreased from 7 to 6
Gap vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Eye Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Weight increased from 204 to 207
1995-12-30
Contact Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Contact vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Gap vs L increased from 4 to 5
Eye Potential increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks decreased from 4 to 3
1995-10-18
3B defense increased from 5 to 6
1995-08-03
Gap Potential increased from 6 to 7
Gap increased from 6 to 7
Sac Bunt increased from 3 to 4
SS defense decreased from 4 to 3
Fastball Pot decreased from 3 to 2
Weight increased from 201 to 204
1995-01-07
Gap Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Gap decreased from 7 to 6
Gap vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Power Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Power vs L increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Bunt for Hit decreased from 3 to 2
Position changed from SS to 3B
Weight increased from 198 to 201
Local Popularity decreased from Popular to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
1994-07-09
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
Gap Potential increased from 6 to 7
Gap increased from 6 to 7
Gap vs R increased from 6 to 7
Gap vs L increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 2 to 3
Outfield Range decreased from 4 to 3
Weight increased from 194 to 198
1993-09-07
Contact vs L increased from 3 to 4
Gap increased from 4 to 6
Gap vs R increased from 4 to 6
Gap vs L increased from 2 to 4
Eye increased from 4 to 5
Speed decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 190 to 194
1992-12-06
Eye decreased from 5 to 4
Stealing increased from 4 to 5
Weight decreased from 191 to 190
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Popular
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known

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
NOLA - TBC
1997 26 47 128 119 26 11 0 3 6 6 7 31 0 0 0.219 0.273 0.660 0.2706 0.289 0.20
NOLA - TBC
1996 25 56 187 166 33 6 0 7 21 20 15 49 1 0 0.199 0.283 0.645 0.2342 0.285 0.20
NOLA - TBC
1995 24 54 210 184 44 17 1 3 20 15 18 54 1 1 0.239 0.324 0.715 0.3178 0.314 0.68
NOLA - TBC
1994 23 17 67 60 21 4 0 4 17 11 6 13 2 0 0.350 0.418 1.035 0.3953 0.443 0.95
Total - TBC
TBC
174 592 529 124 38 1 17 64 52 46 147 4 1 0.234 0.311 0.717 0.2908 0.314 2.03

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
BR - AAA
1998 27 64 233 196 40 12 2 4 14 22 30 46 2 2 0.204 0.326 0.673 0.2449 0.310 0.64
BR - AAA
1994 23 40 172 147 44 17 0 3 21 22 19 30 0 0 0.299 0.395 0.872 0.3565 0.383 1.49
Reno - U27
REN - U27
1993 22 70 304 262 71 15 5 9 41 34 35 67 1 2 0.271 0.362 0.831 0.3280 0.371 2.37
Buffalo - U24
BUF - U24
1992 21 88 386 329 87 21 3 10 55 44 47 70 5 6 0.264 0.365 0.803 0.3056 0.359 1.54
None - None
None - None
1991 20 54 272 231 88 14 6 18 61 80 34 18 31 9 0.381 0.467 1.194 0.3553 0.516 4.27
Total - ??
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54 272 231 88 14 6 18 61 80 34 18 31 9 0.381 0.467 1.194 0.3553 0.516 4.27
Total - AAA
AAA
104 405 343 84 29 2 7 35 44 49 76 2 2 0.245 0.356 0.758 0.2939 0.341 2.13
Total - AA
AA
70 304 262 71 15 5 9 41 34 35 67 1 2 0.271 0.362 0.831 0.3280 0.371 2.37
Total - A
A
88 386 329 87 21 3 10 55 44 47 70 5 6 0.264 0.365 0.803 0.3056 0.359 1.54

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
NOLA - TBC
1997 1B 3 3.1 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
NOLA - TBC
1997 2B 6 11.1 1 2 0 1.000 2.382 0.530 -0.35
NOLA - TBC
1997 3B 26 222.0 14 46 3 0.952 2.432 0.992 -0.51
NOLA - TBC
1997 SS 4 21.2 1 2 0 1.000 1.246 1.030 -0.04
NOLA - TBC
1996 1B 4 10.1 6 1 0 1.000 6.097 1.060 -0.03
NOLA - TBC
1996 2B 7 43.0 13 9 0 1.000 4.605 1.021 0.15
NOLA - TBC
1996 3B 37 316.0 21 68 5 0.947 2.535 0.959 -1.74
NOLA - TBC
1996 SS 2 2.2 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
NOLA - TBC
1995 1B 1 1.0 1 0 0 1.000 9.000 0.000 0.00
NOLA - TBC
1995 3B 54 442.2 34 95 5 0.963 2.623 0.995 -0.34
NOLA - TBC
1994 3B 17 145.1 14 42 2 0.966 3.468 0.990 -0.30
Total 1B 8 14.2 7 1 0 -0.03
Total 2B 13 54.1 14 11 0 -0.20
Total 3B 134 1126.0 83 251 15 -2.89
Total SS 6 24.1 1 2 0 -0.04

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
BR - AAA
1998 1B 2 3.0 4 0 0 1.000 12.000 0.000 0.00
BR - AAA
1998 2B 50 404.0 88 127 2 0.991 4.790 1.001 -0.08
BR - AAA
1998 3B 7 21.0 1 3 1 0.800 1.714 0.861 -0.46
BR - AAA
1998 LF 4 5.2 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
BR - AAA
1994 SS 40 347.2 47 118 2 0.988 4.271 1.003 0.17
Reno - U27
REN - U27
1993 SS 70 614.1 82 169 8 0.969 3.677 0.979 -2.14
Reno - U27
REN - U27
1993 LF 2 5.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Buffalo - U24
BUF - U24
1992 3B 2 3.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Buffalo - U24
BUF - U24
1992 SS 88 748.1 95 233 13 0.962 3.945 0.950 -7.34
Buffalo - U24
BUF - U24
1992 LF 2 5.0 3 0 0 1.000 5.400 1.061 0.10
Total 1B 2 3.0 4 0 0 0.00
Total 2B 50 404.0 88 127 2 -0.08
Total 3B 9 24.0 1 3 1 -0.46
Total SS 198 1710.1 224 520 23 -9.31
Total LF 8 15.2 3 0 0 0.10
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Player of the Week Oct 4, 1993 Reno (U27)
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg HBP Rank
1995 TBC 6 10