Bill Pierce - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Bill Pierce



William Henry Pierce Jr.
(Bonehead; Big Bill)

Born: April 30, 1890 in Hanover, IN
Died: August 7, 1962 in Pittsburgh, PA
          (72 years old)

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


• Buried: Westland Memorial Park (Wilmerding, PA)
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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
PG
EAS
20
1B
17
66
56
3
19
3
2
0
10
2
8
0
2
.339
.422
.464
.886
162
FE
CUB
20
1B
17
68
64
7
17
2
0
0
11
4
2
7
0
1
1
.266
.284
.297
.580
94
CAG
WES
21
C
9
30
28
0
4
0
0
0
3
1
1
0
1
.143
.172
.143
.315
-7
FE
CUB
21
1B
4
16
14
1
1
0
0
1
1
0
1
0
1
.071
.133
.286
.419
29
CAG
WES
22
1B
46
186
167
34
52
11
6
2
31
0
12
0
7
.311
.358
.485
.843
147
23
1B
39
153
135
26
43
9
2
0
21
3
8
1
9
.319
.361
.415
.776
122
EAS
24
1B
5
22
20
3
6
0
1
0
3
0
0
0
2
.300
.300
.400
.700
98
NLS
25
C
38
159
145
14
43
3
2
3
29
0
10
0
4
.297
.342
.407
.749
112
RP
FHL
25
C
3
13
10
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
3
0
0
.100
.308
.100
.408
30
NLG
EAS
26
1B
19
76
65
11
21
4
1
0
7
1
9
0
2
.323
.405
.415
.821
168
EAS
27
1B
3
12
11
2
3
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.273
.333
.273
.606
67
EAS
28
1B
15
57
49
12
17
1
0
1
12
0
5
1
2
.347
.418
.429
.847
140
NLG
EAS
29
1B
2
8
7
1
3
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
1
.429
.429
.571
1.000
180
AC
EAS
30
1B
36
137
118
19
39
5
2
1
19
1
13
1
5
.331
.402
.432
.834
179
EAS
31
C
12
50
42
10
17
4
0
1
12
1
6
0
2
.405
.479
.571
1.051
171
EAS
32
1B
8
30
25
7
11
3
0
1
8
0
5
0
0
.440
.533
.680
1.213
231
NLG
ECL
33
C
28
86
82
14
25
5
0
0
13
3
4
0
0
.305
.337
.366
.703
99
DS
NNL
34
1B
59
261
235
44
78
7
13
9
46
2
25
1
.332
.396
.587
.983
159
HG
NvM
36
C
2
3
3
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
1.000
1.333
321
16
12
1B
362
1433
1276
210
401
58
30
19
230
18
113
7
3
40
1
.314
.371
.451
.823
138
162 Game Average
641
571
94
179
26
13
9
103
8
51
67
2
18
10
.314
.371
.451
.823
138
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
338
1342
1191
201
380
56
29
18
218
14
110
3
38
.319
.378
.460
.838
141
2
Cuban Leagues
21
84
78
8
18
2
0
1
12
4
3
7
0
2
1
.231
.256
.295
.551
82
2
vs Major Leaguers
3
7
7
1
3
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.429
.429
.714
1.143
255
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Philadelphia Giants I
1B
17
66
56
3
19
3
2
0
10
2
8
0
2
.339
.422
.464
.886
162
2
Fe
1B
21
84
78
8
18
2
0
1
12
4
3
7
0
2
1
.231
.256
.295
.551
82
3
Chicago American Giants
1B
83
330
295
53
87
17
7
2
50
2
18
0
17
.295
.335
.420
.756
118
2
Schenectady Mohawk Giants
C
12
43
39
7
12
3
1
0
5
2
3
1
0
.308
.372
.436
.808
155
2
New York Lincoln Stars
C
42
177
161
17
49
3
3
3
32
0
10
0
6
.304
.345
.416
.761
115
1
Royal Poinciana Hotel
C
3
13
10
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
3
0
0
.100
.308
.100
.408
30
7
New York Lincoln Giants
1B
69
253
227
45
83
17
1
2
45
5
21
0
5
.366
.419
.476
.895
158
2
Pennsylvania Red Caps
C
11
44
38
7
11
0
0
0
7
0
4
1
1
.289
.372
.289
.662
89
2
Bacharach Giants
1B
38
141
120
20
39
5
2
1
19
1
14
1
6
.325
.400
.425
.825
174
1
Baltimore Black Sox
1B
5
18
14
4
3
1
0
1
3
0
4
0
0
.214
.389
.500
.889
143
1
Detroit Stars I
1B
59
261
235
44
78
7
13
9
46
2
25
1
.332
.396
.587
.983
159
1
Homestead Grays
C
2
3
3
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
1.000
1.333
321



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
PG
EAS
66
.403
.309
12.1%
6.6%
0.0%
0.5%
.125
.093
FE
CUB
68
.300
.322
2.9%
12.1%
10.3%
9.1%
0.29
1.33
0.0%
0.3%
.031
.047
CAG
WES
30
.151
.313
3.3%
7.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.099
FE
CUB
16
.201
.334
6.3%
10.5%
6.3%
0.4%
.214
.058
CAG
WES
186
.376
.316
6.5%
6.9%
1.1%
0.5%
.174
.083
153
.346
.323
5.2%
6.6%
0.0%
0.5%
.096
.086
EAS
22
.299
.339
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.5%
.100
.075
NLS
159
.349
.331
6.3%
7.4%
1.9%
0.6%
.110
.083
RP
FHL
13
.255
.313
23.1%
9.1%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.051
NLG
EAS
76
.393
.295
11.8%
7.4%
0.0%
0.5%
.092
.067
EAS
12
.313
.352
8.3%
9.4%
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.071
EAS
57
.406
.342
8.8%
8.4%
1.8%
0.4%
.082
.065
NLG
EAS
8
.422
.345
0.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.2%
.143
.073
AC
EAS
137
.401
.295
9.5%
8.1%
0.7%
0.1%
.102
.055
EAS
50
.456
.341
12.0%
7.9%
2.0%
1.2%
.167
.129
EAS
30
.550
.335
16.7%
7.5%
3.3%
0.9%
.240
.098
NLG
ECL
86
.331
.323
4.7%
6.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.061
.093
DS
NNL
261
.438
.346
9.6%
8.9%
3.4%
0.9%
.255
.110
HG
NvM
3
.596
.279
0.0%
4.1%
2.4%
1.71
0.0%
0.5%
.667
.082
16
12
1433
.378
.324
7.9%
7.8%
10.3%
9.3%
0.29
1.29
1.3%
0.6%
.137
.085
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
15
Negro Leagues
1342
.383
.324
8.2%
7.6%
1.3%
0.6%
.141
.087
2
Cuban Leagues
84
.281
.324
3.6%
11.8%
10.3%
9.1%
0.29
1.33
1.2%
0.3%
.064
.049
2
vs Major Leaguers
7
.525
.294
0.0%
5.2%
0.0%
0.4%
.286
.071
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Philadelphia Giants I
66
.403
.309
12.1%
6.6%
0.0%
0.5%
.125
.093
2
Fe
84
.281
.324
3.6%
11.8%
10.3%
9.1%
0.29
1.33
1.2%
0.3%
.064
.049
3
Chicago American Giants
330
.335
.319
5.5%
6.7%
0.6%
0.6%
.125
.089
2
Schenectady Mohawk Giants
43
.394
.314
7.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.2%
.128
.063
2
New York Lincoln Stars
177
.350
.332
5.6%
7.4%
1.7%
0.6%
.112
.082
1
Royal Poinciana Hotel
13
.255
.313
23.1%
9.1%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.051
7
New York Lincoln Giants
253
.415
.322
8.3%
7.4%
0.8%
0.8%
.110
.089
2
Pennsylvania Red Caps
44
.336
.340
9.1%
8.5%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.066
2
Bacharach Giants
141
.395
.296
9.9%
8.1%
0.7%
0.2%
.100
.057
1
Baltimore Black Sox
18
.410
.335
22.2%
7.5%
5.6%
0.9%
.286
.098
1
Detroit Stars I
261
.438
.346
9.6%
8.9%
3.4%
0.9%
.255
.110
1
Homestead Grays
3
.596
.279
0.0%
4.1%
0.0%
0.5%
.667
.082

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