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Oscar Charleston



Oscar McKinley Charleston
(Charlie)

Born: October 14, 1896 in Indianapolis, IN
Died: October 5, 1954 in Philadelphia, PA
          (57 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 185
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1976
• Buried: Floral Park Cemetery (Indianapolis, IN)
• Relatives: Bennie Charleston (Brother)
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Wins Above Replacement

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Team Lg Pos
ABC
WES
18
CF
241
40.2
0.5
0.8
0.3
-0.4
-0.1
ABC
NvC
19
CF
77
7.0
-0.7
-0.4
0.2
-0.5
-0.0
19
CF
141
1.2
0.9
0.9
-0.0
0.1
-0.1
RP
FHL
20
CF
45
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
ABC
WES
20
CF
205
16.1
1.9
1.8
-0.1
0.3
-0.2
ABC
WES
21
CF
171
15.0
2.1
2.5
-0.0
-0.3
-0.1
WES
22
CF
206
9.0
5.1
3.9
1.0
0.3
-0.1
23
CF
416
16.1
6.6
5.6
1.6
-0.3
-0.3
AC
24
CF
62
1.3
0.8
0.5
0.0
-0.0
SLG
24
CF
362
11.0
6.4
7.0
-0.2
-0.1
-0.2
25
CF
454
6.8
6.1
0.9
0.0
-0.2
SC
CUB
26
CF
90
1.8
1.7
0.1
0.0
-0.1
MULT
26
1B
393
29.1
5.3
4.7
0.7
0.2
-0.3
SC
27
CF
282
5.1
3.9
1.4
0.0
-0.2
HBG
ECL
27
CF
236
4.5
4.7
0.0
0.0
-0.1
HBG
ECL
28
CF
321
5.0
5.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
MULT
29
CF
249
16.0
1.2
2.7
-1.4
-0.0
-0.1
HBG
ECL
30
CF
305
2.2
4.8
4.7
0.5
-0.3
-0.1
CUB
CUB
31
CF
155
1.8
1.8
0.1
0.0
-0.1
HIL
EAS
31
CF
251
2.5
3.1
-0.5
0.0
-0.1
HIL
ANL
32
CF
341
3.2
2.8
0.5
0.0
-0.1
HG
EAS
33
1B
75
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
-0.1
HG
IND
34
1B
174
2.2
1.8
0.6
0.0
-0.2
PC
IND
35
1B
185
1.1
1.4
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
36
1B
265
4.2
2.9
3.0
0.1
0.1
-0.2
37
1B
236
1.6
2.3
-0.4
0.0
-0.3
MULT
38
1B
196
0.7
0.7
0.1
0.0
-0.2
39
1B
87
1.1
1.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
PC
NN2
40
1B
40
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
PC
NN2
41
-
1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
TC
42
1B
53
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
TIC
NAL
43
LF
16
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
PS
NN2
44
1B
3
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
27
17
CF
6334
169.2
76.0
75.2
6.0
-0.9
-4.3
162 Game Average
659
17.1
7.9
7.8
0.6
-0.1
-0.4
 
Team Lg Pos
5
Cuban Leagues
666
7.0
9.2
7.8
2.3
-0.5
-0.5
5
vs Major Leagues
111
1.8
2.0
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
27
Negro Leagues
5557
162.2
65.1
65.3
3.9
-0.4
-3.7
 
Team Lg Pos
7
CF
1974
124.2
21.0
19.8
3.3
-1.0
-1.2
1
CF
62
1.3
0.8
0.5
0.0
-0.0
2
CF
196
9.0
4.8
3.8
0.8
0.3
-0.1
1
CF
155
1.8
1.8
0.1
0.0
-0.1
2
CF
30
1.0
0.6
0.4
0.0
-0.0
2
-
9
-0.2
0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
4
CF
1074
18.2
16.0
17.2
-0.4
-0.3
-0.6
3
1B
262
2.1
1.8
0.5
0.0
-0.3
3
CF
616
5.5
6.1
-0.3
0.0
-0.3
1
-
4
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
1
CF
73
1.2
0.8
0.5
0.2
0.1
-0.0
9
1B
1063
4.2
8.0
9.0
-0.1
0.1
-1.1
1
1B
3
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
1
CF
45
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
2
CF
372
6.8
5.6
1.5
0.0
-0.3
3
CF
393
11.0
7.4
8.1
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
1
-
3
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0

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

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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