Dave Bancroft Net Worth

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
Height:
1.75 m

About Dave Bancroft

David James Bancroft was an American professional baseball shortstop and manager.

American professional baseball shortstop and manager Dave Bancroft had an inflation-adjusted net worth of $2 million dollars at the time of his death, in 1972. Bancroft played in Major League Baseball for the Philadelphia Phillies, New York Giants, Boston Braves and the Brooklyn Robins between 1915 and 1930.
  • 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

Career Highlights:

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.

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