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José Méndez



José Colmenar del Valle Méndez
(El Diamante Negro; Joe)


Born: January 2, 1885 in Cárdenas, Cuba
Died: October 31, 1928 - 43 years old

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'10"
Wt: 152
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006
• Inducted into the Cuban Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939
• Buried: Cementerio Cristóbal Cólon (La Habana, La Habana, Cuba)
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Record
Team Lg
WES
25
8
30
10
18
2
.357
No Home Ballpark
CUB
26
2
14
5
9
0
.357
Almendares Park I (La Habana, La Habana, Cuba)
NNL
35
3
79
44
33
2
.571
Association Park (Kansas City, MO)
NvM
35
10
3
0
3
0
.000
Association Park (Kansas City, MO)
NNL
38
2
55
35
20
0
.636
Association Park (Kansas City, MO), Muehlebach Field (Kansas City, MO)
NvM
38
1
1
1
0
0
1.000
Muehlebach Field (Kansas City, MO)
NNL
39
1
79
57
22
0
.722
Muehlebach Field (Kansas City, MO)
WS
39
1
10
5
4
1
.556
Muehlebach Field (Kansas City, MO)
NNL
40
1
87
60
24
2
.714
Muehlebach Field (Kansas City, MO)
NNC
40
1
7
4
3
0
.571
Muehlebach Field (Kansas City, MO)
WS
40
2
6
1
5
0
.167
Muehlebach Field (Kansas City, MO)
6
3
371
222
167
8
.571
3
1
 
Team Lg
1
Stars of Cuba I
30
10
18
2
.357
0
0
1
Almendares
14
5
17
1
.227
0
0
4
Kansas City Monarchs
327
207
132
5
.611
3
1
* = 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