Hal Chase

Hal Chase

Highest OPS, First Basemen (1910-1919) Ed Konetchy ... 752 Jake Daubert ... 751 Hal Chase ... 733 Stuffy McInnis ... 729 Fred Merkle ... 725 Chase was the best player among this group, but he was a crooked player. In 1920 while playing in the minor leagues, Chase attempted to bribe a player in a gambling scheme and he was banned from organized baseball. It was only the last in a series of incidents in which Chase either succeeded or tried to throw games for money. List of New York Yankee Captains Hal Chase ... 1910-1912 Roger Peckinpaugh ... 1914-1921 Babe Ruth ... 1922 Everett Scott ... 1922-1925 Lou Gehrig ... 1935-1939 Thurman Munson ... 1976-1979 Graig Nettles ... 1982-1984 Willie Randolph ... 1986-1988 Ron Guidry ... 1986-1988 Don Mattingly ... 1991-1995 Derek Jeter ... 2003- Longest Hitting Streaks by a Yankee 1.  Joe DiMaggio ... 56 games (1941) 2.  Hal Chase ... 33 games (1907) 3.  Roger Peckinpaugh ... 29 games (1919) 3.  Earle Combs ... 29 games (1931) 3.  Joe Gordon ... 29 games (1942) 6.  Hal Chase ... 27 games (1907) 7.  Babe Ruth ... 26 games (1921) 8.  Derek Jeter ... 25 games (2006) 9.  Don Mattingly ... 24 games (1986)