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  Frank Chance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Frank Leroy Chance (September 9, 1877 - September 15, 1924) was a Major League Baseball player at the turn of the 20th century.
Chance was the first player ever ejected from a World Series game, doing so in Game 3 of the 1910 World Series.
Frank Chance was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1946.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Frank_Chance   (294 words)

 Caribbean Yankees
Frank Chance was still recovering from his illness, but he promised to be back in the lineup any day.
Frank Chance thought that the pitchers would be able to work out on the trip home, the ship had an area that was large enough for hard-tossing.
Frank Chance would be fired at the end of the 1914 season.
www.thediamondangle.com /marasco/carib/bermuda.html   (1355 words)

 Frank Chance Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Frank Chance was born on Sunday, September 9, 1877, in Fresno, California.
Chance was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 29, 1898, with the Chicago Orphans, and his Major League Baseball stats for every season he played, along with his career totals are on this page.
Frank Chance's biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable) career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this Frank Chance baseball statistics page.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=chancfr01   (217 words)

 The Official Site of Frank Chance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
For fifteen years, Frank Chance anchored himself at first base awaiting the baseball as his teammate Johnny Evers pivoted at second and reared himself to make the throw.
Frank Chance also served as a very effective manager.
In 1946, Frank Chance, along with his double play partners Johnny Evers and Joe Tinker, was elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame.
www.cmgww.com /baseball/chance/biography.html   (242 words)

 BIOPROJ.SABR.ORG :: The Baseball Biography Project.
It is said that Frank Chance stole "baseball's most expensive base" that season when he stole home from second base--which he had also stolen on the previous pitch--against the Cincinnati Reds to break a late-inning tie, and owner Murphy granted him ten-percent ownership in the club to show his gratitude.
Chance once remarked, "You do things my way or you meet me after the game." Generally, his players complied, and it is no small wonder that he earned yet another nickname, "The Peerless Leader," as he was simultaneously respected and disliked by those who played for him, with him, and against him.
Frank Chance was rewarded for his contributions to the game of baseball, both as a player and a manager, in 1946 when he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, by the Committee on Baseball Veterans.
bioproj.sabr.org /bioproj.cfm?a=v&v=l&bid=904&pid=2327   (1532 words)

Frank was then forced to scoot over to the driver's side and the ski-masked man slid into the passenger's seat that Frank had just vacated, thrusting out the knife toward the elder Hardy.
Frank suddenly stepped hard on the brake, and the tires screeched painfully, but nothing was more painful than the cracking sound that the knife-wielding guy's head made as it slammed against the windshield.
Score one for Hardy, Frank thought joyously and with lightning speed, he released his seatbelt, twisted sideways, grabbed the disoriented kidnapper by the lapel of his jacket, slammed him against the passenger door, grabbed the knife in one quick motion and held it against the guy's throat; all done in less than 5 seconds.
www.freewebs.com /hbfanfiction/Gabrielle_de_Lioncourt/Dead_Scholars_Society/societych8.html   (3224 words)

 Frank Chance | BaseballLibrary.com
Chance was the first baseman in the double-play trio of "Tinker to Evers to Chance," immortalized by Franklin Adams in the poem "Baseball's Sad Lexicon." He was dubbed "The Peerless Leader" as he led the Cubs to pennants in 1906-08 and 1910 as their player-manager.
Chance led all participants in the '08 WS with a.421 batting average.
Chance is mobbed and leaves the park in an armored car with a police escort after the Cubs' 5-0 victory.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/C/Chance_Frank.stm   (2393 words)

 Frank Chance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
"Chance was a born fighter, a determined, able, and magnetic leader of men, who could always inspire his men with extraordinary enthusiasm, get the best work out of them, and always hold their good will.
On May 30, 1904 he set a ML record when he was hit by five pitches in a doubleheader against the Reds.
Chance never had as many as 480 at-bats in a season, usually missing action due to nagging injuries or headaches caused by beanings.
www.thebaseballpage.com /past/pp/chancefrank   (470 words)

 Ghost of a Chance
Chance was born in Fresno, California in 1877.
Not only did Chance prove to be an excellent first baseman, the fact that he no longer had to labor behind the plate improved his hitting as well.
Chance was scheduled to try his luck as manager of the White Sox in 1924, but his health gave out and death took him at age 53, before the season began.
www.thediamondangle.com /archive/dec02/frankchance.html   (1425 words)

 Frank Chance
Chance was the first baseman in the double-play trio of "Tinker to Evers to Chance," immortalized by Franklin Adams in the poem "Baseball's Sad Lexicon." He was also the player-manager of the
Evers was hurt for most of 1911, and player-manager Chance had retired as a player to devote his full energies to managing.
Chance was just 27 when he took over managerial duties with the Cubs.
www.baseball-statistics.com /HOF/Chance.htm   (426 words)

 Vintage Cardboard- Hal Chase Place Scandals & Such Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Frank Chance, former first baseman of the Chicago Cubs (one third of the famous double play combination along with Johnny Evers and Joe Tinker), was chosen as Yankee manager.
Chance, dreaming of his playing days as a first baseman, toyed with the idea of putting himself at that position and using Chase as a second sacker.
He and Chance almost engaged in a fistfight while happy White Sox owner Charles Comiskey declared in the June 5 Sporting News: "It means the pennant!" In New York, Chance was cursed by the fans and severely criticized by the newspapers.
www.vintagecardboard.com /Chase_Scan.asp   (4619 words)

 NH Historical Society - New Hampshire Baseball Quiz
Frank Selee was considered to have extraordinary ability in judging talent.
One of his great moves, on becoming manager of the Chicago Cubs in 1902, was to switch Frank Chance from a platoon catcher to first base, getting his bat in the lineup every day.
Given Frank Selee's enormous success as a manager, it is somewhat surprising so little information exists about him, but he finally received the recognition he deserved when he was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1999.
www.nhhistory.org /baseballquiz/baseball15.html   (478 words)

 Barry's Big Weekend
Although Frank and John make frequent public appearances, this session was a rare opportunity to meet with them in a smaller group.
Surely, meeting with John and Frank, being treated to dinner by Frank, being part of Frank's big roll, and being interviewed on a radio program were all the gods of Chance had in store for Barry.
Surely, multiple meetings with John and Frank, being treated to dinner by Frank, being part of Frank's big roll, and being interviewed on a radio program were all the gods of Chance had in store for Barry.
robison.casinocitytimes.com /articles/255.html   (1325 words)

 RealGM Wiretap: Your source for NBA News
Frank improved to 9-0 with the Nets' 105-85 win at Cleveland on Thursday, tying the league record achieved by Kurt Rambis of the 1999 Los Angeles Lakers and Buddy Jeannette of 1946-47 Baltimore Bullets of the American Basketball Association.
Frank, who replaced the fired Byron Scott on Jan. 26, can break the record Wednesday when New Jersey hosts the Atlanta Hawks at Continental Airlines Arena.
Nets guard Jason Kidd said the team is well aware of Frank's chance to break the record, and of the coach's attitude toward it.
www.realgm.com /src_ap.php?articleid=1987   (335 words)

 Frank G. Weight - Associate Technical Director, DAP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Frank Weight is the Associate Technical Director, Master Carpenter, and Senic Studio Supervisor of the Division.
Frank currently serves as Vice President of the Timpanogos Gem and Mineral Society and enjoys digging for rocks and precious stones whenever he gets the chance.
Frank's pet peeves include people who think rules are made for everyone else but them and people who take ten minutes to say something that could've been said in one minute.
www.byu.edu /cfac/production/staff/weight.html   (270 words)

 Frank Chance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Frank Chance was one of the best Cub players and managers ever.
Chance was born in Fresno, California on September 9, 1877, and died in Los Angeles, California on September 15, 1924.
Frank Chance was amazing ballplayer who got many hits and RBIs.
www.mlb.com /mlb/kids/website_contest/runnerup_a/history_chance.html   (194 words)

 Memorable Quotes from The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Frank: Well, when I see five weirdos dressed in togas, stabbing a man in the middle of the park in front of a full view of 100 people, I shoot the bastards, that's my policy.
Frank: Jane, since I've met you I've noticed things that I never knew were there before; birds singing, dew glistening on a newly formed leaf, stoplights.
Frank: Protecting the Queen's safety is a task that is gladly accepted by Police Squad.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0095705/quotes   (979 words)

 Mordecai Brown lost half of the index finger of his right hand when a farm boy, but became one of the great pitchers, ...
His first time at bat, it was in the second, the fans met him with a storm of hisses--not "boos" like you hear in modern baseball, but the old, vicious hiss that comes from real hatred.
Chance choked the hisses back down New York's throat by singling with aloud crack of the bat.
Chance was grim when he came up again in the third.
pages.prodigy.net /tadrichards/MBrown.htm   (1925 words)

Frank nodded, "Yup and brownies, too." Frank placed the caddy carrying the chocolates and the bag with the brownies on the tray in front of Joe.
Frank was relieved that Joe was moving around better in the water, and was using less and less painkillers.
Frank and Joe both knew that they had to be on their guard until Callie got the idea that she wasn't wanted anymore.
www.freewebs.com /hbfanfiction/Moonstar/Starting_Over/startingoverch10.html   (2706 words)

 Jossie Chance
PHILLIPS, Wm V. SPEELMON and Aaron SPEELMON, had been destroyed by fire, and that Jossie CHANCE, son of (Benjamin F.) Frank CHANCE and wife, northwest of town, was badly burned in it.
Dr.GLAZEBROOK was hurried to the CHANCE home and found the young man so frightfully burned as to preclude any reasonable chance for recovery.
Jossie CHANCE was one of the most quiet, industrious and generally exemplary young men in this vicinity.
www.chancesr.com /Genealogy/Jossie.htm   (771 words)

 Frank Biela Remains King of ALMS Qualifying
Frank Biela (Infineon Audi R8 #1): "Six times behind the wheel, six times on pole - that is a great thing.
Frank did the first step today, he really seems to be unbeatable this year in qualifying.
Emanuele gave Frank the chance to get this extra point, and Frank continued his unique series and used the oppurtunity.
www.audiworld.com /news/02/roadatlanta/qualifying.shtml   (725 words)

 PERRY A. FARRELL: Frank gets chance to mend Nets
Frank is the new coach of the New Jersey Nets, who fired Byron Scott on Monday.
Frank, 33, looks like he still could be in college.
Frank supposedly has gained the trust of Kidd (at least for now), Kenyon Martin and Richard Jefferson, the team's leaders.
www.freep.com /sports/pistons/nbacol27_20040127.htm   (935 words)

 FC coach, seniors to make final run at playoffs - PittsburghLIVE.com
It would give Frank a chance to see his youngest son, Tim, play for the Foxes.
Killian, third baseman Tim Frank, shortstop Stan Malyszka, catcher Derek Evans and infielder/outfielder Nate Stephens are three-year starters.
Frank led the Foxes in batting last season with a.324 average.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/herald/s_125987.html   (412 words)

 Boston.com / Sports / Basketball / New Nets coach shooting for win record   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
New Jersey Nets coach Lawrence Frank is crediting his players for a chance to break the NBA record for wins to start a coaching career.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. New Jersey Nets coach Lawrence Frank is crediting his players for a chance to break the NBA record for wins to start a coaching career.
Along with Frank's personal streak, New Jersey has won 10 straight -- all by double digits, to match the record set by the 1946-47 Washington Capitals.
www.boston.com /sports/basketball/articles/2004/02/17/new_nets_coach_shooting_for_win_record   (367 words)

 The LimeRock Inn Innkeepers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Frank was a commercial lender having worked for 18 years for both banks and commercial finance companies.
Frank and PJ are no strangers to hard work and wanted a career that was both challenging and rewarding.
Life long friends and Frank’s family (he is the youngest of seven children) provided a constant stream of evening and overnight houseguests.
www.limerockinn.com /keepers.shtml   (379 words)

 Hand-made books by M. Nick: "The Random-Chance Investigations Trilogy"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
James Random and Frank Chance comprise the detective agency "Random-Chance Investigations", one of the few agencies in the world to employ Chaos Theory in solving cases.
I was sitting with Chance at an outdoor cafe near the beach, when he started to feel a case coming on.
Chance lurched across the table, grabbed my lapels in his fists, his pulsing face inches from mine, sweat flinging, skin pink with big pores.
www.2xtreme.net /~mnick/mntrilogy1.html   (395 words)

 Legends of the Game
FRANK CHANCE Chance, Frank Leroy "Husk" or "The Peerless Leader" b: 9/9/1877, Fresno, Cal. d: 9/15/24, Los Angeles, Cal. BR/TR, 6', 190 lbs.
Tinkers-to-Evers-to Frank Chance...the most revered double-play combination in the history of baseball.
Frank became the Cubs player-manager in 1906 and under his leadership won a record shattering 116 games (116-36).
www.deadball.com /chance.htm   (106 words)

 Chapter The Two Generals of The Two Generals by Anthony Trollope
But as he went, or rather before he had left the ground on which he was standing before his brother, a shot struck him, and he was disabled.
In a minute he was as though he were stunned; then he smiled faintly, and slowly sunk upon the ground.
Frank Reckenthorpe was soon kneeling beside his brother, amidst a crowd of his own men.
www.bibliomania.com /0/5/53/324/16588/11.html   (658 words)

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