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John Bissant



John Lawrence Bissant


Born: February 19, 1914 in New Orleans, LA
Died: April 1, 2006 in Houston, TX
          (92 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 180
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Notes:


• College: Wiley College (Marshall, TX)
• Buried: Carrollton Cemetery (New Orleans, LA)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
CT
NAL
23
LF
3
5
5
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
14
CAG
NAL
25
LF
12
40
39
4
11
0
1
1
6
0
1
0
.282
.300
.410
.710
106
CAG
NAL
28
LF
13
44
43
6
8
0
0
0
3
1
1
0
.186
.205
.186
.391
21
CAG
29
LF
30
119
109
19
30
2
3
1
8
4
9
0
1
0
.275
.331
.376
.707
122
CAG
NAL
30
LF
14
56
54
6
16
3
2
0
6
0
2
0
.296
.321
.426
.747
131
CAG
NAL
31
LF
26
109
99
20
22
6
2
0
10
0
7
1
2
.222
.280
.323
.604
77
CAG
NAL
32
LF
8
37
33
2
7
1
0
0
4
1
3
0
1
.212
.278
.242
.520
53
CAG
NAL
33
LF
8
23
20
3
7
0
0
0
3
0
2
0
1
.350
.409
.350
.759
114
8
2
LF
114
433
402
61
102
12
8
2
40
6
25
1
5
0
.254
.299
.338
.637
92
162 Game Average
615
571
87
145
17
11
3
57
9
36
2
7
0
.254
.299
.338
.637
92
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Cincinnati Tigers
LF
3
5
5
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
14
7
Chicago American Giants
LF
111
428
397
60
101
12
8
2
40
6
25
1
5
0
.254
.300
.340
.640
93



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
CT
NAL
5
.188
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
CAG
NAL
40
.330
.322
2.5%
9.1%
2.5%
0.8%
.128
.097
CAG
NAL
44
.191
.308
2.3%
7.1%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.078
CAG
119
.337
.306
7.6%
7.0%
0.8%
0.5%
.101
.073
CAG
NAL
56
.353
.306
3.6%
6.9%
0.0%
0.4%
.130
.071
CAG
NAL
109
.282
.318
6.4%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.101
.090
CAG
NAL
37
.258
.329
8.1%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.030
.076
CAG
NAL
23
.361
.338
8.7%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.095
8
2
433
.302
.315
5.8%
7.4%
0.5%
0.6%
.085
.081
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Cincinnati Tigers
5
.188
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
7
Chicago American Giants
428
.304
.315
5.8%
7.4%
0.5%
0.6%
.086
.081

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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