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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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• Buried: Lincoln Cemetery (Blue Island, IL)


Teams
Team Lg Pos
WES
25
SP
2
4
11
1
.267
Aurora Park (Chicago, IL)
IND
26
RP
2
8
5
0
.615
No Home Ballpark
NvM
27
SP
1
1
1
0
.500
No Home Ballpark
EAS
27
SP
3
3
4
0
.429
No Home Ballpark
WES
27
SP
1
1
1
2
.500
Auburn Park (Chicago, IL)
EAS
28
SP
2
14
8
0
.636
No Home Ballpark
WES
28
SP
1
6
6
0
.500
Auburn Park (Chicago, IL)
WES
29
SP
1
5
0
0
1.000
Auburn Park (Chicago, IL)
NAC
29
SP
3
12
14
1
.462
Washington Park (Brooklyn, NY)
WES
30
SP
1
14
7
0
.667
Logan Square Park (Chicago, IL)
CUB
31
SP
3
12
30
0
.286
Almendares Park I (La Habana, La Habana, Cuba)
WES
31
SP
2
17
13
0
.567
Logan Square Park (Chicago, IL), Gunther Park (Chicago, IL)
NvM
31
RF
6
0
3
0
.000
Logan Square Park (Chicago, IL)
WES
32
SP
3
15
8
1
.652
Red Sox Park (Chicago, IL), Logan Square Park (Chicago, IL)
CUB
33
SP
3
2
23
1
.080
Almendares Park I (La Habana, La Habana, Cuba)
WES
33
SP
5
11
12
1
.478
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
WES
34
SP
5
18
21
0
.462
Athletic Park (St. Louis, MO)
WES
34
SP
8
5
9
0
.357
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL), Gunther Park (Chicago, IL)
EAS
35
RF
3
8
8
0
.500
Island Park (Schenectady, NY)
EAS
35
RF
2
13
11
0
.542
Ridgewood Grounds (Queens, NY), Olympic Field (New York, NY)
EAS
36
RP
2
17
14
1
.548
Olympic Field (New York, NY)
EAS
36
CF
1
7
0
0
1.000
Lenox Oval (New York, NY)
NvH
37
SP
2
2
4
0
.333
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
WES
39
SP
7
1
4
0
.200
No Home Ballpark
WES
41
SP
7
0
4
0
.000
No Home Ballpark
NNL
42
SP
8
6
36
0
.143
No Home Ballpark
NNL
43
SP
8
12
39
3
.235
No Home Ballpark
17
11
SP
214
296
11
.420
0
0
 
Team Lg Pos
6
Chicago Leland Giants
SP
47
41
3
.534
0
0
2
Cuban X Giants
SP
12
10
0
.545
0
0
1
Philadelphia Quaker Giants
SP
14
8
0
.636
0
0
2
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SP
25
25
1
.500
0
0
2
SP
14
53
1
.209
0
0
7
Chicago Giants
SP
50
112
5
.309
0
0
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
18
21
0
.462
0
0
1
Schenectady Mohawk Giants
RF
8
8
0
.500
0
0
1
New York Lincoln Giants
RP
17
14
1
.548
0
0
1
New York Lincoln Stars
RP
7
0
0
1.000
0
0
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
2
4
0
.333
0
0

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