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Joe Williams



Joseph Williams
(Cyclone Joe; Smokey Joe; Cíclon)


Born: April 6, 1886 in Seguin, TX
Died: February 25, 1951 - 64 years old

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'3"
Wt: 190
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• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999
• Buried: Lincoln Memorial Cemetery (Suitland, MD)
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Wins Above Replacement


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
CF
9
1915-16
1923
NLG/BRK
4.2
4.9
0.0
-0.2
-0.6
2
LF
5
1915-16
1919
BRK/NLG
3.0
3.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.6
3
C
8
1916
1923
NLG/BRK
3.0
2.5
-0.0
0.2
0.3
4
LF
7
1915-16
1923
NLG/BRK
2.9
3.3
0.1
0.0
-0.5
5
1B
5
1916
1920
NLG/BRK
2.8
2.3
0.6
0.0
-0.2
6
SP
1
1916
1916-17
NLG/BRK
2.5
-0.1
-0.2
2.8
-0.0
7
SP
1
1923
1923
NLG
2.1
0.3
0.0
1.8
0.0
8
1B
7
1916
1923
NLG
1.9
1.4
0.5
0.0
0.0
9
SP
1
1923
1923
NLG
1.8
-0.0
0.0
1.8
0.0
10
SP
1
1923
1923
NLG
1.7
-0.2
0.0
1.9
0.0
11
SP
3
1917
1919
NLG
1.0
0.0
0.4
0.6
-0.0
12
SP
2
1922
1923
NLG
1.0
-0.1
0.0
1.1
0.0
13
2B
3
1921
1923
NLG
1.0
1.6
-0.7
0.0
0.1
14
3B
2
1917
1918
NLG
0.9
0.6
0.2
0.0
0.1
15
1B
1
1923
1923
NLG
0.9
1.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
16
SP
2
1921
1922
NLG
0.8
-0.0
0.0
0.8
0.0
17
SP
3
1917
1919
NLG/BRK
0.7
-0.1
-0.0
0.8
-0.0
18
SS
4
1915-16
1918
BRK/NLG
0.7
-0.8
1.1
0.0
0.4
19
3B
1
1923
1923
NLG
0.7
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.1
20
RF
1
1920
1920
NLG
0.6
0.4
0.3
0.0
-0.0
21
3B
2
1918
1919
NLG
0.6
0.9
-0.5
0.0
0.1
22
2B
1
1923
1923
NLG
0.6
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
23
C
3
1915-16
1917-18
BRK
0.6
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.1
24
SP
1
1917-18
1917-18
BRK
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.6
0.0
25
SP
1
1919
1919
NLG
0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.6
0.0
26
SP
1
1916-17
1916-17
BRK
0.5
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
27
SP
2
1915-16
1918
BRK/NLG
0.4
-0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
28
3B
2
1918
1920
NLG
0.4
0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.0
29
RF
1
1918
1918
NLG
0.4
0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.0
30
2B
1
1916
1916
NLG
0.3
0.0
0.3
0.0
0.0
31
C
3
1915-16
1917
BRK/NLG
0.3
-0.0
0.3
0.0
0.1
32
C
2
1919
1921
NLG
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
33
3B
1
1915-16
1915-16
BRK
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
34
RF
1
1919
1919
NLG
0.3
0.1
0.2
0.0
-0.0
35
SP
1
1921
1921
NLG
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
36
C
1
1918
1918
NLG
0.2
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
37
1B
3
1920
1922
NLG
0.2
0.1
0.3
0.0
-0.1
38
C
1
1918
1918
NLG
0.2
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
39
RF
1
1919
1919
NLG
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.0
40
SS
1
1916
1916
NLG
0.1
-0.1
0.2
0.0
0.1
41
SS
1
1919
1919
NLG
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
42
SP
1
1917
1917
NLG
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
43
RF
1
1918
1918
NLG
0.1
-0.1
0.2
0.0
-0.0
44
SP
1
1917
1917
NLG
0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.2
-0.0
45
2B
1
1917-18
1917-18
BRK
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
46
RF
1
1917-18
1917-18
BRK
0.1
0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
47
RF
1
1919
1919
NLG
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
48
SS
1
1921
1921
NLG
0.1
-0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
49
SS
1
1917-18
1917-18
BRK
0.1
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.1
50
-
1
1922
1922
NLG
0.1
-0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
51
RF
3
1917
1922
NLG/BRK
0.0
0.6
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
52
C
2
1920
1921
NLG
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
53
RF
1
1917
1917
NLG
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
54
SS
1
1919
1919
NLG
-0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
55
RP
2
1917
1919
NLG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
56
-
1
1919
1919
NLG
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
57
SS
1
1921
1921
NLG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
58
SS
1
1922
1922
NLG
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
59
1B
1
1918
1918
NLG
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
60
SS
2
1919
1921
NLG
-0.0
0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.1
61
3B
3
1917-18
1919
NLG/BRK
-0.0
0.2
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
62
C
1
1923
1923
NLG
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
63
C
1
1920
1920
NLG
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
64
2B
1
1923
1923
NLG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
65
1B
1
1917-18
1917-18
BRK
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
66
2B
3
1919
1922
NLG
-0.1
-0.3
-0.0
0.2
0.1
67
RP
1
1920
1920
NLG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
68
SS
1
1922
1922
NLG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
69
-
1
1922
1922
NLG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
70
RP
2
1919
1920
NLG
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
71
LF
1
1918
1918
NLG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
72
-
1
1919
1919
NLG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
73
SS
1
1920
1920
NLG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
74
RF
1
1923
1923
NLG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
75
-
1
1917
1917
NLG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
76
SP
1
1919
1919
NLG
-0.1
-0.2
0.2
-0.0
-0.0
77
-
1
1919
1919
NLG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
78
SS
1
1920
1920
NLG
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
79
SP
2
1917
1918
NLG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
80
3B
1
1917-18
1917-18
BRK
-0.1
0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
81
SS
1
1923
1923
NLG
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
82
C
1
1917
1917
NLG
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.1
83
2B
5
1916
1920
BRK/NLG
-0.2
-0.8
0.4
0.0
0.1
84
2B
1
1917
1917
NLG
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
85
SS
1
1920
1920
NLG
-0.2
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.1
86
SP
3
1915-16
1920
BRK/NLG
-0.2
-0.2
-0.0
0.1
-0.0
87
1B
2
1917
1918
NLG
-0.2
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
88
LF
1
1916-17
1916-17
BRK
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
89
-
1
1919
1919
NLG
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
90
-
1
1919
1919
NLG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
91
-
1
1922
1922
NLG
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
92
-
1
1922
1922
NLG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
93
2B
2
1918
1920
NLG
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
94
SS
1
1923
1923
NLG
-0.4
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
95
SS
1
1921
1921
NLG
-0.4
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
0.0
96
RP
2
1920
1921
NLG
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
97
-
1
1922
1922
NLG
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
98
1B
1
1915-16
1915-16
BRK
-0.5
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
99
2B
2
1915-16
1916-17
BRK
-0.5
-0.0
-0.5
0.0
0.0
100
-
1
1920
1920
NLG
-0.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
101
-
1
1917
1917
NLG
-0.6
-0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
102
SS
2
1916-17
1918
BRK/NLG
-0.6
0.0
-0.8
0.0
0.1
103
RP
1
1921
1921
NLG
-0.7
-0.2
0.0
-0.5
0.0
104
RP
1
1918
1918
NLG
-0.8
-0.3
-0.1
-0.4
-0.0
105
SP
3
1916
1920
NLG
-0.8
-0.3
-0.1
-0.4
-0.0
106
SS
3
1920
1923
NLG
-1.0
-0.9
-0.3
0.0
0.2
107
3B
3
1920
1922
NLG
-1.3
-0.4
-1.0
0.0
0.1

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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