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Walter Ball



Walter Thomas Ball
(Diamond)

Born: September 12, 1877 in Detroit, MI
Died: December 16, 1946 in Chicago, IL
          (69 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
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Notes:


• Buried: Lincoln Cemetery (Blue Island, IL)


Fielding Breakdown by Position

Multi-Stint Seasons:



C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF PH PR P
Team Lg Pos
CUG
WES
25
SP
1
CXG
IND
26
RP
3
MULT
27
SP
1
-0.8
3
28
SP
1
1.8
9
29
SP
1
-0.5
2
LEL
WES
30
SP
1
0.4
6
FE
CUB
31
SP
3
-0.0
4
4.1
14
LEL
31
SP
7
-1.0
11
COG
WES
32
SP
1
1.8
3
-0.3
7
FE
CUB
33
SP
2
-0.8
11
COG
WES
33
SP
2
-0.3
6
-2.6
9
WES
34
SP
1
-0.0
2
-1.1
13
EAS
35
RF
1
-0.1
11
1.8
3
EAS
36
RP
2
-1.1
2
CAG
NvH
37
SP
1
-0.1
3
COG
WES
39
SP
4
COG
WES
41
SP
1
0.9
3
COG
NNL
42
SP
8
COG
NNL
43
SP
1
-0.2
7
17
11
SP
4
-0.1
7
0.4
41
1.6
119
 
Team Lg Pos
2
3
-0.0
6
3.3
25
1
1
-0.1
3
2
vs Major Leaguers
2
-1.1
2
16
Negro Leagues
1
-0.1
6
0.5
33
-0.6
89
 
Team Lg Pos
6
Chicago Leland Giants
SP
9
-1.1
23
2
Cuban X Giants
SP
1
-0.8
5
1
Philadelphia Quaker Giants
SP
1
1.8
6
2
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SP
1
-0.1
8
0.9
4
2
SP
3
-0.0
6
3.3
25
7
Chicago Giants
SP
4
1.5
11
-2.2
39
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
2
-1.1
12
1
Schenectady Mohawk Giants
RF
3
0.9
1
New York Lincoln Stars
RP
2
-1.1
1
1
New York Lincoln Giants
RP
1
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
1
-0.1
3

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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