Chris
Cosper
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 210
 
Born: July 11, 1927 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1956   
Gold Glove 1961   
All-Star Selections 1958    1959   
Ratings - Batting     Help
  AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1946 18 RIT SP    
1947 19 RIT SP    
1948 20 RIT SP    
1949 21 RIT SP $ 300,000  
1950 22 RIT SP $ 300,000  
1951 23 RIT SP $ 300,000  
1952 24 RIT SP $ 1,160,357  
1953 25 JC HL $ 1,526,786  
1954 26 JC HL $ 1,526,786  
1955 27 JC HL $ 2,000,000  
1956 28 JC HL $ 2,000,000  
1957 29 JC HL $ 2,000,000  
1958 30 TF SP $ 13,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 13,000,000  
                                             
  Contact Power Gap Eye Ks
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 31 TF SP $ 13,000,000  
1960 32 TF SP $ 13,000,000  
1961 33 TF SP $ 13,000,000  
1962 34 KEN SP $ 2,300,000  
1963 35 KEN SP $ 2,300,000  
1964 36 SB HL $ 300,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 13,000,000  
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Most Valuable Player or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
1946 18 A   138 547 72 160 19 1 6 51 13 2 36 121 .293 .336 .364 .700 67.1  
1947 19 A   112 434 79 152 22 0 16 74 6 1 44 84 .350 .410 .512 .922 84.5  
1948 20 AA   83 310 32 84 17 0 4 30 6 3 31 68 .271 .337 .365 .702 38.5  
    A   54 201 21 64 8 0 1 19 3 3 28 30 .318 .402 .373 .775 30.6  
1949 21 RIT SP 136 417 46 92 11 3 10 34 6 1 24 112 .221 .272 .333 .606 36.7 2.2
1950 22 RIT SP 90 168 17 36 4 1 3 14 2 0 7 42 .214 .250 .304 .554 11.8 0.0
1951 23 RIT SP 126 360 45 114 22 4 4 54 10 1 20 67 .317 .363 .433 .797 53.9 11.6
1952 24 RIT SP 158 615 61 144 30 5 6 57 13 2 36 108 .234 .284 .328 .612 58.1 6.5
1953 25 JC HL 135 443 44 111 27 2 4 43 8 2 31 65 .251 .311 .348 .658 47.3 4.2
1954 26 JC HL 153 546 74 155 35 7 9 55 19 5 37 31 .284 .334 .423 .758 76.4 12.6
1955 27 JC HL 147 441 46 106 22 4 9 39 11 8 22 36 .240 .285 .370 .655 46.4 4.1
1956 28 JC HL 149 548 68 154 34 3 14 71 17 3 35 18 .281 .331 .431 .762 73.5 12.7
1957 29 JC HL 147 498 74 151 30 2 11 62 26 11 31 25 .303 .351 .438 .789 74.1 13.7
1958 30 TF SP 132 487 74 163 29 5 16 83 12 6 45 23 .335 .397 .513 .911 92.0 22.6
1959 31 TF SP 156 566 75 160 30 1 17 111 9 2 42 26 .283 .329 .429 .758 80.7 13.4
1960 32 TF SP 156 548 75 153 23 4 14 76 22 3 48 19 .279 .344 .412 .757 79.6 13.9
1961 33 TF SP 155 567 66 173 22 2 11 94 27 4 53 30 .305 .368 .409 .778 89.4 16.7
1962 34 KEN SP 145 512 57 154 18 1 7 45 20 5 22 33 .301 .333 .381 .714 62.8 8.8
1963 35 KEN SP 126 303 36 73 11 1 4 33 15 2 17 40 .241 .287 .323 .610 28.8 2.1
1964 36 SB HL 72 115 13 31 2 0 4 17 1 0 0 25 .270 .288 .391 .679 12.2 1.0
16 Years Sim 2183 7134 871 1970 350 45 143 888 218 55 470 700 .276 .327 .398 .725 923.6 146.2
1 Years AA 83 310 32 84 17 0 4 30 6 3 31 68 .271 .344 .365 .708 38.5  
3 Years A 304 1182 172 376 49 1 23 144 22 6 108 235 .318 .382 .420 .802 182.3  
4 Years Minors 387 1492 204 460 66 1 27 174 28 9 139 303 .308 .374 .408 .782 220.8  
162 Game Average 529 64 146 25 3 10 65 16 4 34 51 .276 .327 .398 .725 68.5  
Career Highs 158 615 75 173 35 7 17 111 27 11 53 112 .335 .397 .513 .911 92.0  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   5122 581 1332 238 31 86 611 159 39 315 523 .260 .310 .369 .679 575.3
vs LH   2012 290 638 112 14 57 277 59 16 155 177 .317 .371 .472 .842 331.1
Home 1085 3429 405 943 169 22 64 433 115 27 231 335 .275 .327 .393 .720 432.7
Away 1098 3705 466 1027 181 23 79 455 103 28 239 365 .277 .328 .402 .730 473.8
RISP   1835 0 508 80 13 43 725 0 0 156 186 .277 .333 .405 .737 244.7
Pinch Hitting   231 19 69 10 0 5 34 2 5 8 32 .299 .328 .407 .735 27.3
Close/Late   807 71 216 38 7 15 94 0 0 63 104 .268 .324 .388 .711 98.9
Mar/Apr 307 974 118 241 41 9 14 100 25 12 67 96 .247 .302 .351 .653 100.6
May 364 1154 150 333 65 9 28 148 42 8 85 105 .289 .344 .433 .777 167.1
June 366 1190 129 329 58 5 27 158 41 7 80 112 .276 .325 .402 .727 155.0
July 343 1108 147 336 62 11 30 159 35 6 65 103 .303 .350 .460 .810 168.1
August 377 1241 148 336 48 7 18 146 29 11 77 126 .271 .321 .364 .685 140.3
Sep/Oct 426 1467 179 395 76 4 26 177 46 11 96 158 .269 .321 .380 .701 175.3
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF RSA RTO RTO% PB DWS
1949 21 RIT SP SS 124 105 928.0 117 278 31 51 .927 3.83 0 0 .000 0 2.9
    3B 6 2 21.7 4 4 0 0 1.000 3.32 0 0 .000 0 0.1
    2B 1 0 1.7 0 1 0 0 1.000 5.42 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1950 22 RIT SP SS 44 31 286.7 37 84 2 19 .984 3.80 0 0 .000 0 1.6
    3B 31 10 122.7 7 17 2 4 .923 1.76 0 0 .000 0 0.3
1951 23 RIT SP SS 85 75 672.0 79 200 15 38 .949 3.74 0 0 .000 0 2.4
    3B 14 8 84.0 4 13 0 1 1.000 1.82 0 0 .000 0 0.2
1952 24 RIT SP SS 153 150 1340.7 134 392 22 61 .960 3.53 0 0 .000 0 4.2
    3B 3 0 5.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.60 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1953 25 JC HL SS 79 66 599.3 88 167 13 26 .951 3.83 0 0 .000 0 2.2
    1B 27 27 228.7 216 16 0 19 1.000 9.13 0 0 .000 0 0.3
    3B 19 18 144.0 9 34 0 1 1.000 2.69 0 0 .000 0 0.5
    2B 7 7 60.7 10 19 2 5 .935 4.30 0 0 .000 0 0.1
    C 1 0 4.0 6 0 0 0 1.000 13.50 1 0 .000 1 0.0
1954 26 JC HL SS 106 101 835.3 113 230 11 28 .969 3.70 0 0 .000 0 2.7
    2B 36 36 301.3 54 98 8 25 .950 4.54 0 0 .000 0 0.9
    3B 7 6 49.0 3 8 0 0 1.000 2.02 0 0 .000 0 0.1
    1B 2 0 9.0 10 1 0 0 1.000 11.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1955 27 JC HL SS 91 82 697.0 96 213 13 39 .960 3.99 0 0 .000 0 4.9
    3B 32 29 245.0 12 37 5 4 .907 1.80 0 0 .000 0 0.6
1956 28 JC HL SS 145 140 1262.3 166 390 27 67 .954 3.96 0 0 .000 0 7.2
    3B 1 0 4.7 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.93 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1957 29 JC HL SS 127 115 1045.7 141 333 27 76 .946 4.08 0 0 .000 0 4.6
    3B 12 6 67.0 9 17 1 2 .963 3.49 0 0 .000 0 0.4
    2B 1 1 11.0 1 8 0 1 1.000 7.36 0 0 .000 0 0.1
1958 30 TF SP SS 129 125 1103.3 170 416 28 90 .954 4.78 0 0 .000 0 5.0
1959 31 TF SP SS 145 143 1240.7 204 446 34 89 .950 4.72 0 0 .000 0 3.5
    CF 6 6 54.0 11 0 2 0 .846 1.83 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    3B 3 1 10.0 0 3 0 0 1.000 2.70 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1960 32 TF SP SS 152 149 1294.7 209 479 36 92 .950 4.78 0 0 .000 0 4.2
    3B 2 0 7.3 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1961 33 TF SP SS 153 148 1293.3 184 463 20 86 .970 4.50 0 0 .000 0 6.8
1962 34 KEN SP 3B 99 99 824.3 41 242 10 19 .966 3.09 0 0 .000 0 3.7
    SS 40 37 322.7 38 107 7 14 .954 4.04 0 0 .000 0 1.2
1963 35 KEN SP SS 56 37 358.7 52 134 12 26 .939 4.67 0 0 .000 0 1.7
    3B 39 26 258.3 20 62 2 6 .976 2.86 0 0 .000 0 0.9
    C 1 0 5.0 6 0 0 0 1.000 10.80 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    RF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1964 36 SB HL 3B 24 13 141.0 12 28 2 1 .952 2.55 0 0 .000 0 0.4
    SS 20 5 64.7 14 25 1 4 .975 5.43 0 0 .000 0 0.5
    2B 1 0 2.0 1 0 1 0 .500 4.50 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  SS 1649 1509 13344.9 1842 4357 299 806 .954 4.18 0 0 .000 0 55.8
  3B 292 218 1984.0 123 466 22 38 .964 2.67 0 0 .000 0 7.2
  2B 46 44 376.7 66 126 11 31 .946 4.59 0 0 .000 0 1.1
  1B 29 27 237.7 226 17 0 19 1.000 9.20 0 0 .000 0 0.3
  CF 6 6 54.0 11 0 2 0 .846 1.83 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  C 2 0 9.0 12 0 0 0 1.000 12.00 1 0 .000 1 0.0
  RF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Career Totals   2025 1804 16007.2 2280 4966 334 894 .956 4.07 1 0 .000 1 64.5
Career Highs   156 150 1345.7 329 479 36 92 .974 4.91 1 0 .000 1  
Post-Season Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
1956 28 JC HL 17 61 7 11 1 0 1 9 3 0 7 1 .180 .257 .246 .503
1957 29 JC HL 4 18 2 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 .222 .211 .222 .433
Career Post-Season Batting 21 79 9 15 1 0 1 10 4 0 7 3 .190 .247 .241 .488
Batting Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
(*) indicates hit-less at-bats added to meet minimum plate appearances.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Batting Average
1958-7-.335
On-Base Pct
1958-10-.397
OPS
1958-8-.911
Games
CAR-15-2183
At-Bats
1952-10-615
CAR-23-7134
Hits
CAR-32-1970
Singles
1961-10-138
CAR-20-1432
Doubles
CAR-44-350
RBIs
1959-6-111
     
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 9    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 31    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 43rd round, 1011st overall pick, by Murray Creek in 1945
Injured on 7/13/1945 with a Tight Shoulder, out for one week
Injured on 7/31/1945 with a Stiff Shoulder, out for 5 days
Injured on 4/17/1947 with a Pulled Rotator Cuff Muscle, out for 4 weeks
Had first career hit (homerun) on 4/13/1949, off Robert Schlueter (DEN)
Traded from Ritchford to Jackson City on 2/28/1953 (Going to JC: SS C. Cosper, P R. Swallow. Going to RIT: P A. Alcott, 1B L. Ditchburn)
Injured on 4/20/1953 with a Sprained Wrist, out for one week
Injured on 4/25/1956 with a Inflamed Elbow Ligament, out for one week
Won Player of the Week award on 7/14/1956, hitting .500 with 2 HR, 8 RBI
Won Kennel Cup with Jackson City in 1956
Drove in 6 runs against St. Bernard on 9/15/1957
Signed as a free agent by Twin Falls on 2/3/1958 to a 4-year deal worth $13,000,000 per year
Injured on 6/8/1958 with a Sore Knee, out for 1-2 weeks
Was selected to the 1958 Allstar game
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Stratford on 6/3/1959
Won Player of the Week award on 7/7/1959, hitting .500 with 2 HR, 10 RBI
Was selected to the 1959 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 9/8/1959, hitting .600 with 1 HR, 6 RBI
Won Gold Glove at Shortstop in 1961
Signed as a free agent by Kendall on 2/14/1962 to a 3-year deal worth $5,700,000 per year
Released by Kendall on 4/12/1964
Signed as a free agent by St. Bernard on 5/17/1964 to a minor league deal