Ben Hansen
New Orleans Pelicans (ML)
Ben Hansen
Nickname:
Yard Man
Birthdate:
Sept. 21, 1970 (26 y, 4 m, 24 d)
Born In:
Lake View, IA, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
3B
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Height/Weight:
6'0"/210
Entry:
1992 Draft - Round: 1, Overall: 8, Team: New Orleans Pelicans
Contract:
$10k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
2 years, 31 days

1996 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
NOLA - TBC
56 166 33 6 0 7 21 20 15 49 1 0 0.199 0.283 0.645 0.285 0.234 79 0.16 -1.62

1996 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
NOLA - TBC
1B 4 10.1 6 1 0 1.0000 1.0603 -0.030
NOLA - TBC
2B 7 43.0 13 9 0 1.0000 1.0210 0.146
NOLA - TBC
3B 37 316.0 21 68 5 0.9468 0.9586 -1.737
NOLA - TBC
SS 2 2.2 0 0 0 0.0000 0.0000 0.000
Current Status
MLB Service Time 2 years, 31 days
40-man Service Time 2 years, 31 days
Time as Pro 5 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
1997 $10k
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 5 7 5 5 4
vs R 5 7 6 5 4
vs L 4 5 5 4 4
Potential 6 7 7 6 5
Fielding C IF OF
Range 4 3
Error 5 6
Arm 2 8 7
Turn DP 5
C Ability 2
Position
First 3
Second 3
Third 6
Shortstop 3
Left Field 3
Run/Bunt
Speed 5
Stealing 5
Running 5
Sac Bunt 3
Bunt for Hit 2
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
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
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 0.16
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
127 464 410 98 27 1 14 58 46 39 116 4 1 0.239 0.321 0.733 0.2968 0.321 1.79

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
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 -
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
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
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
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 5 11.1 7 1 0 -0.03
Total 2B 7 43.0 13 9 0 0.15
Total 3B 108 904.0 69 205 12 -2.38
Total SS 2 2.2 0 0 0 0.00

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
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 3B 2 3.0 0 0 0 0.00
Total SS 198 1710.1 224 520 23 -9.31
Total LF 4 10.0 3 0 0 0.10

The Baseball Classic Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
Oct. 4, 1996
Oct 4
@OAK 2 - 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.06
Sept. 30, 1996
Sep 30
@POR 5 - 3 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.14
Sept. 29, 1996
Sep 29
@POR 3 - 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.12
Sept. 27, 1996
Sep 27
TOR 4 - 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 -0.09
Sept. 26, 1996
Sep 26
TOR 5 - 1 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.01
Sept. 24, 1996
Sep 24
TOR 1 - 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.07
Sept. 14, 1996
Sep 14
OKL 2 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Sept. 10, 1996
Sep 10
@KC 0 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Sept. 3, 1996
Sep 3
SF 2 - 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.12
Aug. 26, 1996
Aug 26
@LIN 4 - 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.07
Aug. 25, 1996
Aug 25
@LIN 8 - 6 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 -0.10
Aug. 24, 1996
Aug 24
@LIN 0 - 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.03
Aug. 21, 1996
Aug 21
STP 4 - 7 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0.12
Aug. 19, 1996
Aug 19
STP 5 - 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 -0.13
Aug. 18, 1996
Aug 18
STP 5 - 6 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.14
Aug. 16, 1996
Aug 16
@HOU 6 - 8 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 -0.08
Aug. 15, 1996
Aug 15
@HOU 6 - 7 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 -0.07
Aug. 14, 1996
Aug 14
@HOU 2 - 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.00
Aug. 13, 1996
Aug 13
@HOU 4 - 5 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
Aug. 11, 1996
Aug 11
OAK 2 - 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 -0.11
Aug. 10, 1996
Aug 10
OAK 8 - 7 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 0 0 -0.16
Aug. 9, 1996
Aug 9
OAK 2 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.01
Aug. 8, 1996
Aug 8
OAK 1 - 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.04
Aug. 5, 1996
Aug 5
POR 7 - 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.20
Aug. 4, 1996
Aug 4
POR 2 - 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.10
Aug. 1, 1996
Aug 1
@TOR 10 - 7 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.05
July 31, 1996
Jul 31
@TOR 1 - 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.14
July 30, 1996
Jul 30
@TOR 4 - 7 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.15
July 29, 1996
Jul 29
@TOR 2 - 3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.06
July 27, 1996
Jul 27
SEA 1 - 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.09
July 26, 1996
Jul 26
SEA 5 - 15 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.11
July 25, 1996
Jul 25
SEA 3 - 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.09
July 22, 1996
Jul 22
@OKL 2 - 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
July 21, 1996
Jul 21
@OKL 0 - 1 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.02
July 20, 1996
Jul 20
@OKL 7 - 2 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
July 19, 1996
Jul 19
@OKL 1 - 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.15
July 17, 1996
Jul 17
KC 3 - 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.09
July 16, 1996
Jul 16
KC 8 - 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 -0.02
July 15, 1996
Jul 15
KC 2 - 0 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.05
July 12, 1996
Jul 12
@SF 8 - 5 4 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.06
July 10, 1996
Jul 10
@SF 2 - 5 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.04
July 9, 1996
Jul 9
@SF 7 - 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0.08
July 7, 1996
Jul 7
@LA 9 - 8 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.14
July 6, 1996
Jul 6
@LA 3 - 5 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.08
July 5, 1996
Jul 5
@LA 1 - 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.13
July 4, 1996
Jul 4
@LA 1 - 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.09
July 2, 1996
Jul 2
LIN 5 - 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 -0.07
July 1, 1996
Jul 1
LIN 7 - 6 6 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.23
June 30, 1996
Jun 30
LIN 6 - 3 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.04
June 27, 1996
Jun 27
@STP 0 - 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
June 26, 1996
Jun 26
@STP 8 - 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.18
June 24, 1996
Jun 24
@STP 1 - 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.01
June 22, 1996
Jun 22
HOU 2 - 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.00
June 21, 1996
Jun 21
HOU 1 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.01
June 20, 1996
Jun 20
HOU 4 - 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.06
June 19, 1996
Jun 19
HOU 0 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.02
Award Year / Date Team
Player of the Week Oct 4, 1993 Reno (U27)