How much is Dave Bancroft worth?
|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
|Profession:||Professional Baseball Manager|
|Date of Birth:||April 20, 1891|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Dave Bancroft
David James Bancroft was an American professional baseball shortstop and manager.
- Born: April 20, 1891 in Sioux City, Iowa
- Died: Oct. 9, 1972
- Teams: Philadelphia Philles (1915-1920), New York Giants (1920-1923, 1930), Boston Braves (1924-1927), Brooklyn Dodgers (1928-1929)
- Inducted into Hall of Fame: 1971
- Batted: Both
- Threw: Right
- Primary position: Shortstop
Nicknamed “Beauty” because he shouted that word on each good pitch to the other team in the minors.
- Considered one of the top fielding shortstops in big-league history.
- Was player-manaer of the Braves from 1925-27.
- Career batting average of .279, and hit better than .300 five times.
- Set a record for number of chances handled by a shortstop in 1922 with 984.