Chet Covington

Chester Rogers Covington "Chesty"
Born: November 6, 1910
Cairo, IL US
Deceased: 1976
Pembroke Park, FL US
Primary Position: Pitcher
Bats: Switch
Throws: Left
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 195
Career: 1939-1953
Major League Statistics

Chet Covington compiled a career record of 214 wins and 116 losses and a 2.54 ERA in his 439-game pitching career with the Goldsboro Goldbugs, Portsmouth Cubs, Hollywood Chiefs, Fort Pierce Bombers, Jacksonville Tars, Birmingham Barons, Springfield Rifles, Louisville Colonels, Scranton Red Sox, Utica Blue Sox, Chattanooga Lookouts, Tampa Smokers, Montgomery Rebels, Miami Tourists, Palatka Azaleas, Fort Lauderdale Braves, Lakeland Pilots, Greensboro Patriots and Fort Lauderdale Lions. He began playing during the 1939 season and last took the field during the 1953 campaign.

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Pitching:

Year Level Lg Team W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
1939DCOPLGoldsboro Goldbugs79.4385.4225113.0144716851
1939BPIEDPortsmouth Cubs000.0024.02001
1940DFECR1Hollywood Chiefs2110.6772.1032266.0254916272
1941DFECR1Fort Pierce Bombers227.7591.9037241.0198795164
1941BSALL2Jacksonville Tars25.2864.161267.073373128
1942A1SOUABirmingham Barons11.50011.77413.02420176
1942AAAA2Louisville Colonels32.6005.3410612132.04321191119000
1942AELSpringfield Rifles88.5003.232514131.0122604750
1943AELScranton Red Sox217.7501.51372611269251.0174514261187010
1943AAAA2Louisville Colonels01.0009.00110105.095532000
1944AELUtica Blue Sox1011.4763.2523194170166.0155736053115106
1945A1SOUAChattanooga Lookouts43.5713.869623156.05729241732000
1946CFLINTampa Smokers288.7781.66452718275303.025083565526047
1947CFLINTampa Smokers122.8572.0917122129.011339302610820
1947BSEAL3Montgomery Rebels136.6843.2228181187.0180906742126204
1948BPIEDPortsmouth Cubs105.6672.283083.079362125
1948CFLINMiami Tourists96.6002.9718109.096423647
1949DFLORPalatka Azaleas112.8461.7114112105.07731202794102
1949BFLINTampa Smokers119.5501.4622154167.013841275891102
1950BFLINFort Lauderdale Braves1811.6212.2536260.02318565482
1951BFLINFort Lauderdale Braves01.0007.71514.027221212
1952BCARLGreensboro Patriots21.6673.60425.02610107
1953BFLINFort Lauderdale Lions11.5002.77313.014647
Totals214116.6482.5443999361322502740.024861022774480501034111210

Batting:

Year Level Lg Team GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
1940DFECR1Hollywood Chiefs5016616637411.223.223.277.50046
1941DFECR1Fort Pierce Bombers38989826600.265.265.327.59232
1941BSALL2Jacksonville Tars1224247000.292.292.292.5837
1942AELSpringfield Rifles25474713210.277.277.362.63817
1942AAAA2Louisville Colonels101212240002000.333.333.333.6674000
1942A1SOUABirmingham Barons4661.167.167.167.3331
1943AAAA2Louisville Colonels1221.500.500.5001.0001
1943AELScranton Red Sox411121111223200143114.207.214.225.4402500
1944AELUtica Blue Sox29807841952091212.244.262.359.6212800
1945A1SOUAChattanooga Lookouts923238.348.348.348.6968
1946CFLINTampa Smokers53142135113222011324.237.248.281.5303805
1947CFLINTampa Smokers17565161401014228.275.302.314.6161603
1947BSEAL3Montgomery Rebels28777452120070015.284.284.311.5952303
1948CFLINMiami Tourists1839395000.128.128.128.2565
1948BPIEDPortsmouth Cubs3334345100.147.147.176.3246
1949BFLINTampa Smokers2269666152016009.227.250.303.5532021
1949DFLORPalatka Azaleas23625212204017378.385.458.519.9772703
1950BFLINFort Lauderdale Braves4010510521200.200.200.219.41923
1952BFLIN(+) Tampa Smokers3358589200.155.155.190.34511
1952BFLIN(+) Lakeland Pilots3358589200.155.155.190.34511
Totals45311541123582723273701201470.242.253.291.544327021500


Fielding:

Year Level Lg Team Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
1939DCOPLGoldsboro GoldbugsP25.000
1939BPIEDPortsmouth CubsP2.000
1940DFECR1Hollywood ChiefsP32.000
1941DFECR1Fort Pierce BombersP37.000
1941BSALL2Jacksonville TarsP12.000
1942A1SOUABirmingham BaronsP4.000
1942AELSpringfield RiflesP25.000
1942AAAA2Louisville ColonelsP100811.889.800
1943AELScranton Red SoxP37125733.9581.865
1943AAAA2Louisville ColonelsP1.000
1944AELUtica Blue SoxP23114711.9832.522
1945A1SOUAChattanooga LookoutsP9.000
1946CFLINTampa SmokersP45103631.9391.022
1947BSEAL3Montgomery RebelsP2873221.9511.393
1947CFLINTampa SmokersP16219011.0001.312
1948BPIEDPortsmouth CubsP30.000
1948CFLINMiami TouristsP18.000
1949BFLINTampa SmokersP2213613.9741.682
1949DFLORPalatka AzaleasP1402721.9311.929
1950BFLINFort Lauderdale BravesP36.000
1953BFLINFort Lauderdale LionsP3.000
Totals429432621312.959.711

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