Frank Forbes - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Frank Forbes



Frank Lindsey Forbes
(Strangler; Joe)

Born: March 30, 1891 in Philadelphia, PA
Died: August 19, 1983 in Philadelphia, PA
          (92 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 179
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Notes:


• College: Howard University (Washington, DC)
• Buried: Eden Cemetery (Collingdale, PA)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
PHG
EAS
22
3B
2
7
6
1
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
.000
.143
.000
.143
-56
NLS
EAS
23
SS
4
17
13
3
4
0
0
0
3
4
2
2
0
.308
.471
.308
.778
122
NLS
NvC
23
3B
10
33
30
1
3
1
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
.100
.182
.133
.315
19
NLG
24
SS
22
85
73
11
25
3
2
2
14
2
7
6
1
4
.342
.407
.521
.928
163
RP
FHL
24
SS
2
8
4
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
2
.250
.500
.250
.750
142
NLG
EAS
25
SS
18
69
56
7
11
1
0
2
10
2
7
1
1
5
.196
.297
.321
.618
74
PRC
EAS
26
CF
1
5
4
2
2
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
.500
.600
.500
1.100
189
PRC
EAS
27
SS
10
42
33
7
7
1
0
0
4
0
7
1
1
.212
.366
.242
.608
75
AC
EAS
28
RF
2
9
6
1
3
1
0
0
1
0
1
2
0
.500
.667
.667
1.333
301
7
6
SS
71
275
225
34
56
7
2
4
33
10
31
7
7
12
.249
.357
.351
.709
106
162 Game Average
627
513
78
128
16
5
9
75
35
71
227
16
27
.249
.357
.351
.709
106
 
Team Lg Pos
7
Negro Leagues
57
230
185
32
51
6
2
4
32
10
26
1
7
12
.276
.385
.395
.780
121
1
Cuban Leagues
10
33
30
1
3
1
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
.100
.182
.133
.315
19
1
vs Major Leagues
4
12
10
1
2
0
0
0
1
0
2
6
0
0
.200
.333
.200
.533
60
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Philadelphia Giants II
3B
2
7
6
1
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
.000
.143
.000
.143
-56
1
New York Lincoln Stars
SS
14
50
43
4
7
1
0
0
3
4
5
2
0
.163
.280
.186
.466
54
2
New York Lincoln Giants
SS
40
154
129
18
36
4
2
4
24
4
14
7
2
9
.279
.359
.434
.793
123
1
Royal Poinciana Hotel
SS
2
8
4
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
2
.250
.500
.250
.750
142
2
Pennsylvania Red Caps
SS
11
47
37
9
9
1
0
0
5
0
8
1
1
.243
.391
.270
.662
88
1
Bacharach Giants
RF
2
9
6
1
3
1
0
0
1
0
1
2
0
.500
.667
.667
1.333
301



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
PHG
EAS
7
.108
.312
14.3%
7.1%
0.0%
0.2%
.000
.061
NLS
EAS
17
.418
.339
11.8%
7.5%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.075
NLS
NvC
33
.185
.285
9.1%
10.3%
0.0%
0.0%
.033
.027
NLG
85
.415
.329
8.2%
7.1%
7.2%
1.17
2.4%
0.6%
.178
.082
RP
FHL
8
.318
.313
25.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.051
NLG
EAS
69
.285
.341
10.1%
8.5%
1.4%
0.5%
7.00
17.06
2.9%
0.5%
.125
.079
PRC
EAS
5
.553
.369
20.0%
9.9%
0.1%
82.80
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.075
PRC
EAS
42
.323
.336
16.7%
8.3%
0.0%
0.4%
.030
.064
AC
EAS
9
.640
.322
11.1%
8.7%
0.0%
0.2%
.167
.067
7
6
275
.340
.328
11.3%
8.2%
8.6%
2.4%
1.29
18.56
1.5%
0.4%
.102
.069
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
7
Negro Leagues
230
.366
.335
11.3%
8.0%
1.4%
0.5%
7.00
21.50
1.7%
0.5%
.119
.076
1
Cuban Leagues
33
.185
.285
9.1%
10.3%
0.0%
0.0%
.033
.027
1
vs Major Leagues
12
.273
.311
16.7%
5.8%
50.0%
14.4%
0.33
0.40
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.070
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Philadelphia Giants II
7
.108
.312
14.3%
7.1%
0.0%
0.2%
.000
.061
1
New York Lincoln Stars
50
.264
.304
10.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.2%
.023
.042
2
New York Lincoln Giants
154
.357
.334
9.1%
7.8%
8.6%
2.6%
1.29
14.59
2.6%
0.6%
.155
.080
1
Royal Poinciana Hotel
8
.318
.313
25.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.051
2
Pennsylvania Red Caps
47
.347
.339
17.0%
8.5%
0.0%
0.4%
.027
.065
1
Bacharach Giants
9
.640
.322
11.1%
8.7%
0.0%
0.2%
.167
.067

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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