John Beckwith - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

John Beckwith



John Christopher Beckwith
(Beck)

Born: January 10, 1900 in Louisville, KY
Died: January 4, 1956 in New York, NY
          (55 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 200
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Notes:


• Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx, NY)
• Relatives: Stanley Beckwith (Brother)
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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
COG
WES
19
C
4
18
17
1
3
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.176
.222
.235
.458
44
COG
NNL
20
SS
36
148
137
16
39
7
1
2
22
1
8
0
3
.285
.324
.394
.718
111
COG
NNL
21
SS
47
203
186
34
69
13
5
4
35
4
14
0
3
.371
.415
.559
.974
172
CAG
NNL
22
3B
67
255
226
44
81
21
5
7
52
11
20
2
7
.358
.415
.588
1.004
193
23
1B
78
320
294
40
87
23
10
9
84
5
19
0
7
.296
.339
.534
.873
130
BBS
24
SS
35
151
132
36
51
7
1
9
36
9
13
0
6
.386
.441
.659
1.100
208
BBS
ECL
25
SS
49
206
179
46
73
14
1
14
63
3
24
3
.408
.478
.732
1.210
209
MULT
26
3B
63
257
233
44
77
20
5
10
61
4
1
20
11
1
3
0
.330
.386
.588
.974
170
27
3B
68
294
270
62
95
20
3
9
61
1
18
2
2
4
.352
.397
.548
.945
146
HG
28
3B
25
103
96
16
30
2
4
4
16
0
5
1
1
.313
.353
.542
.895
122
NLG
EAS
30
1B
23
85
74
25
36
7
3
6
33
4
8
0
3
.486
.537
.905
1.442
237
BBS
EAS
31
RF
27
99
92
22
31
3
1
9
28
0
0
6
4
0
1
.337
.378
.685
1.062
195
NB
EWL
32
3B
2
8
8
2
3
1
0
1
4
0
0
0
0
.375
.375
.875
1.250
239
NBY
IND
33
RF
15
63
57
9
20
4
0
2
13
0
5
0
1
.351
.403
.526
.930
156
NBY
IND
34
3B
11
20
18
2
3
1
1
0
2
0
1
0
1
.167
.211
.333
.544
67
HG
NN2
35
C
6
17
15
0
2
1
0
0
1
0
2
0
0
.133
.235
.200
.435
11
BRG
IND
37
1B
3
3
3
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
116
17
11
3B
559
2250
2037
399
701
145
40
86
511
42
1
164
17
6
43
0
.344
.395
.581
.976
164
162 Game Average
652
590
116
203
42
12
25
148
13
8
48
77
2
12
0
.344
.395
.581
.976
164
 
Team Lg Pos
17
Negro Leagues
535
2151
1943
382
671
139
36
79
486
42
1
160
13
6
42
.345
.397
.576
.973
164
5
vs Major Leagues
24
99
94
17
30
6
4
7
25
0
4
4
0
1
0
.319
.347
.691
1.038
168
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Chicago Giants
SS
87
369
340
51
111
21
6
6
57
5
23
0
6
.326
.369
.476
.846
141
2
Chicago American Giants
3B
142
563
508
81
165
43
14
15
131
16
39
2
14
.325
.375
.553
.928
158
1
Detroit Stars I
3B
3
12
12
3
3
1
1
1
5
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.750
1.000
166
4
Baltimore Black Sox
SS
137
555
493
123
185
35
4
36
151
13
0
51
8
1
10
.375
.435
.682
1.116
198
1
Hilldale Club
SS
6
24
22
1
6
2
0
1
4
0
1
4
0
1
0
.273
.304
.500
.804
159
2
Harrisburg Giants
3B
95
412
375
85
130
26
6
14
91
4
1
29
5
2
6
.347
.397
.560
.957
152
4
Homestead Grays
3B
35
136
127
17
38
4
5
4
20
0
7
1
1
.299
.341
.504
.845
116
1
New York Lincoln Giants
1B
23
85
74
25
36
7
3
6
33
4
8
0
3
.486
.537
.905
1.442
237
1
Newark Browns
-
2
8
8
2
3
1
0
1
4
0
0
0
0
.375
.375
.875
1.250
239
2
New York Black Yankees
RF
26
83
75
11
23
5
1
2
15
0
6
0
2
.307
.358
.480
.838
134
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
1B
3
3
3
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
116



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
COG
WES
18
.224
.301
5.6%
8.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.059
.094
COG
NNL
148
.340
.324
5.4%
8.3%
1.4%
0.5%
.109
.079
COG
NNL
203
.442
.329
6.9%
7.5%
2.0%
0.8%
.188
.098
CAG
NNL
255
.437
.308
7.8%
7.4%
2.7%
1.1%
.230
.104
320
.375
.336
5.9%
8.0%
2.8%
1.3%
.238
.118
BBS
151
.466
.320
8.6%
6.7%
6.0%
1.1%
.273
.102
BBS
ECL
206
.518
.345
11.7%
8.3%
6.8%
1.7%
.324
.122
MULT
257
.436
.331
7.8%
2.7%
4.3%
8.8%
1.82
3.24
3.9%
1.1%
.258
.107
294
.421
.347
6.1%
0.7%
9.0%
9.00
3.1%
1.3%
.196
.119
HG
103
.376
.346
4.9%
7.3%
3.9%
2.0%
.229
.144
NLG
EAS
85
.580
.369
9.4%
8.7%
7.1%
1.8%
.419
.144
BBS
EAS
99
.467
.323
6.1%
7.7%
4.0%
0.6%
1.50
12.32
9.1%
1.0%
.348
.107
NB
EWL
8
.549
.341
0.0%
8.5%
12.5%
0.8%
.500
.094
NBY
IND
63
.422
.335
7.9%
8.0%
3.2%
1.0%
.175
.104
NBY
IND
20
.236
.298
5.0%
8.4%
0.0%
1.4%
.167
.099
HG
NN2
17
.220
.356
11.8%
8.8%
0.0%
1.5%
.067
.136
BRG
IND
3
.313
.288
0.0%
6.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.093
17
11
2250
.428
.333
7.3%
8.1%
2.7%
1.3%
2.59
16.15
3.8%
1.2%
.237
.111
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
17
Negro Leagues
2151
.428
.333
7.4%
8.2%
2.1%
1.2%
3.31
17.00
3.7%
1.2%
.231
.110
5
vs Major Leagues
99
.422
.317
4.0%
5.3%
16.7%
2.4%
0.25
1.71
7.1%
1.9%
.372
.138
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
3
Chicago Giants
369
.390
.326
6.2%
7.9%
1.6%
0.7%
.150
.090
2
Chicago American Giants
563
.403
.324
6.9%
7.7%
2.7%
1.2%
.228
.112
1
Detroit Stars I
12
.404
.316
0.0%
7.9%
8.3%
1.7%
.500
.129
4
Baltimore Black Sox
555
.483
.334
9.2%
8.0%
4.0%
1.7%
1.75
7.91
6.5%
1.3%
.306
.112
1
Hilldale Club
24
.359
.279
4.2%
4.1%
16.7%
2.4%
0.25
1.71
4.2%
0.5%
.227
.082
2
Harrisburg Giants
412
.426
.346
7.0%
9.3%
1.2%
1.0%
5.80
21.37
3.4%
1.2%
.213
.118
4
Homestead Grays
136
.363
.338
5.1%
7.1%
2.9%
1.8%
.205
.135
1
New York Lincoln Giants
85
.580
.369
9.4%
8.7%
7.1%
1.8%
.419
.144
1
Newark Browns
8
.549
.341
0.0%
8.5%
12.5%
0.8%
.500
.094
2
New York Black Yankees
83
.377
.326
7.2%
8.1%
2.4%
1.1%
.173
.102
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
3
.313
.288
0.0%
6.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.093

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