Bill Francis - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Bill Francis



William Henry Francis
(Brodie; Jess)


Born: February 28, 1879 in Philadelphia, PA
Died: January 26, 1942 - 62 years old

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'5"
Wt: 140
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Notes:


• Buried: Lincoln Cemetery (Blue Island, IL)
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Record
Team Lg
EAS
41
3
20
9
9
2
.500
Hilldale Park (Darby, PA)
NvM
41
9
1
0
3
0
.000
Hilldale Park (Darby, PA)
EAS
42
1
47
28
18
1
.609
Hilldale Park (Darby, PA)
IND
43
8
48
20
26
2
.435
Hilldale Park (Darby, PA)
3
1
116
57
56
5
.504
0
0
* = Player/Manager

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James