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
47
COG
NNL
20
SS
36
148
137
16
39
7
1
2
22
1
8
0
3
.285
.324
.394
.718
116
COG
NNL
21
SS
47
203
186
34
69
13
5
4
35
4
14
0
3
.371
.415
.559
.974
179
CAG
NNL
22
3B
67
255
226
44
81
21
5
7
52
11
20
2
7
.358
.415
.588
1.004
186
23
1B
78
320
294
40
87
23
10
9
84
5
19
0
7
.296
.339
.534
.873
138
BBS
24
SS
35
151
132
36
51
7
1
9
36
9
13
0
6
.386
.441
.659
1.100
202
BBS
ECL
25
SS
49
206
179
46
73
14
1
14
63
3
24
3
.408
.478
.732
1.210
216
MULT
26
3B
63
257
233
44
77
20
5
10
61
4
1
20
11
1
3
0
.330
.386
.588
.974
174
27
3B
68
294
270
62
95
20
3
9
61
1
18
2
2
4
.352
.397
.548
.945
145
HG
28
3B
25
103
96
16
30
2
4
4
16
0
0
5
9
1
1
.313
.353
.542
.895
128
ANL
29
3B
56
232
207
57
80
17
2
14
60
2
0
22
2
1
2
.386
.448
.691
1.139
173
NLG
EAS
30
1B
23
85
74
25
36
7
3
6
33
4
8
0
3
.486
.537
.905
1.442
223
BBS
IND
31
RF
28
102
94
23
32
3
1
10
30
0
0
7
4
0
1
.340
.386
.713
1.099
203
NB
EWL
32
3B
2
8
8
2
3
1
0
1
4
0
0
0
0
.375
.375
.875
1.250
254
NBY
IND
33
RF
15
63
57
9
20
4
0
2
13
0
5
0
1
.351
.403
.526
.930
158
34
3B
14
32
29
6
7
3
1
2
4
0
2
0
1
.241
.290
.621
.911
176
HG
NN2
35
C
6
17
15
0
2
1
0
0
1
0
2
0
0
.133
.235
.200
.435
14
BRG
IND
37
1B
3
3
3
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
70
18
12
3B
619
2497
2257
461
786
164
42
103
575
44
1
188
28
7
45
0
.348
.400
.595
.995
168
162 Game Average
653
591
121
206
43
11
27
150
13
6
49
105
2
12
0
.348
.400
.595
.995
168
 
Team Lg Pos
18
Negro Leagues
595
2398
2163
444
756
158
38
96
550
44
1
184
24
7
44
.350
.402
.591
.993
168
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
147
2
Chicago American Giants
3B
142
563
508
81
165
43
14
15
131
16
39
2
14
.325
.375
.553
.928
159
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
138
558
495
124
186
35
4
37
153
13
0
52
8
1
10
.376
.436
.687
1.123
202
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
5
Homestead Grays
3B
82
332
303
62
102
17
7
17
72
2
0
25
11
2
2
.337
.391
.607
.998
147
2
New York Lincoln Giants
3B
32
121
105
37
52
11
3
7
41
4
0
12
0
0
4
.495
.547
.857
1.404
221
1
Newark Browns
-
2
8
8
2
3
1
0
1
4
0
0
0
0
.375
.375
.875
1.250
254
2
New York Black Yankees
RF
28
92
83
15
27
7
1
4
17
0
7
0
2
.325
.378
.578
.956
176
1
Newark Dodgers
3B
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
1B
3
3
3
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
70



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
COG
WES
18
.224
.295
5.6%
8.4%
0.0%
1.1%
.059
.092
COG
NNL
148
.340
.317
5.4%
8.1%
1.4%
0.5%
.109
.077
COG
NNL
203
.442
.321
6.9%
7.3%
2.0%
0.8%
.188
.096
CAG
NNL
255
.437
.315
7.8%
7.6%
2.7%
1.1%
.230
.106
320
.375
.325
5.9%
7.7%
2.8%
1.3%
.238
.114
BBS
151
.466
.326
8.6%
6.8%
6.0%
1.1%
.273
.104
BBS
ECL
206
.518
.337
11.7%
8.1%
6.8%
1.7%
.324
.119
MULT
257
.436
.327
7.8%
2.7%
4.3%
8.7%
1.82
3.17
3.9%
1.1%
.258
.105
294
.421
.348
6.1%
0.7%
9.1%
9.00
3.1%
1.3%
.196
.120
HG
103
.376
.336
4.9%
8.7%
7.1%
0.56
3.9%
2.0%
.229
.141
ANL
232
.489
.372
9.5%
0.2%
0.9%
9.5%
11.00
38.49
6.0%
1.4%
.304
.133
NLG
EAS
85
.580
.385
9.4%
9.1%
7.1%
1.8%
.419
.151
BBS
IND
102
.478
.324
6.9%
7.5%
3.9%
1.1%
1.75
6.75
9.8%
1.1%
.372
.110
NB
EWL
8
.550
.328
0.0%
8.2%
0.1%
72.00
12.5%
0.8%
.500
.089
NBY
IND
63
.422
.332
7.9%
7.9%
3.2%
1.0%
.175
.103
32
.388
.296
6.3%
7.8%
6.3%
1.4%
.379
.100
HG
NN2
17
.220
.346
11.8%
8.6%
0.0%
1.5%
.067
.132
BRG
IND
3
.313
.362
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.118
18
12
2497
.435
.334
7.5%
8.1%
3.0%
1.1%
2.46
20.51
4.1%
1.2%
.247
.112
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
18
Negro Leagues
2398
.436
.334
7.7%
8.2%
2.6%
1.1%
2.83
21.24
4.0%
1.2%
.241
.111
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
.318
6.2%
7.7%
1.6%
0.7%
.150
.088
2
Chicago American Giants
563
.403
.321
6.9%
7.6%
2.7%
1.2%
.228
.110
1
Detroit Stars I
12
.404
.316
0.0%
7.9%
8.3%
1.7%
.500
.129
4
Baltimore Black Sox
558
.485
.331
9.3%
7.8%
4.0%
1.9%
1.88
5.08
6.6%
1.3%
.311
.111
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
21.44
3.4%
1.2%
.213
.118
5
Homestead Grays
332
.429
.355
7.5%
8.4%
4.0%
0.7%
1.82
27.96
5.1%
1.6%
.271
.133
2
New York Lincoln Giants
121
.577
.381
9.9%
9.2%
0.0%
0.2%
38.49
5.8%
1.7%
.362
.146
1
Newark Browns
8
.550
.328
0.0%
8.2%
12.5%
0.8%
.500
.089
2
New York Black Yankees
92
.424
.319
7.6%
7.8%
4.3%
1.2%
.253
.102
1
Newark Dodgers
3
.000
.360
0.0%
8.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.103
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
3
.313
.362
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.118

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