Joe Black - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Joe Black



Joseph Black
(Chico)

Born: February 8, 1924 in Plainfield, NJ
Died: May 17, 2002 in Scottsdale, AZ
          (78 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'2"
Wt: 220
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Notes:


• College: Morgan State University (Baltimore, MD)
• Buried: Hillside Cemetery (Scotch Plains, NJ)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
6
1943
1948
BEG
14.6
0.4
-0.4
14.7
-0.0
2
CF
6
1943
1948
EAS/BEG
13.4
12.2
1.5
0.0
-0.2
3
SS
5
1944
1948
BEG/EAS
6.1
3.4
1.1
0.0
1.6
4
2B
3
1946
1948
BEG/EAS
6.0
2.5
2.8
0.0
0.6
5
SP
3
1946
1948
BEG/EAS
4.7
0.1
0.1
4.5
-0.0
6
LF
2
1947
1948
BEG/EAS
4.4
3.8
1.0
0.0
-0.4
7
C
2
1944
1945
BEG
4.2
4.3
0.0
-0.1
0.1
8
LF
4
1943
1946
BEG
3.9
4.0
0.5
0.0
-0.6
9
LF
1
1947
1947
BEG
2.5
2.7
0.1
0.0
-0.3
10
1B
3
1946
1948
BEG/EAS
2.3
3.3
-0.3
0.0
-0.8
11
SP
1
1947
1947
BEG
2.0
-0.2
0.0
2.3
0.0
12
RF
1
1945
1945
BEG
1.9
2.1
0.0
0.0
-0.2
13
SP
4
1944
1948
BEG
1.8
-0.5
0.0
2.4
0.0
14
SP
1
1946
1946
BEG
1.8
0.2
0.0
1.6
-0.0
15
SP
2
1944
1945
BEG
1.7
-0.3
0.0
2.0
0.0
16
3B
1
1946
1946
BEG
1.4
1.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
17
SP
4
1943
1946
BEG
1.2
-0.2
0.0
1.4
0.0
18
SP
4
1943
1946
BEG
1.0
0.4
-0.1
0.8
-0.1
19
SP
3
1943
1945
BEG
0.9
-0.2
0.0
1.0
0.0
20
3B
2
1947
1948
BEG
0.7
0.4
0.2
0.0
0.0
21
3B
3
1943
1946
BEG
0.6
0.9
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
22
SP
1
1944
1944
BEG
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.7
0.0
23
2B
1
1946
1946
BEG
0.5
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.2
24
RF
3
1946
1948
EAS/BEG
0.5
0.5
0.1
0.0
-0.0
25
RF
1
1948
1948
BEG
0.5
0.3
0.4
0.0
-0.1
26
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
27
RP
1
1946
1946
BEG
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
28
3B
1
1947
1947
BEG
0.3
-0.2
0.5
0.0
0.0
29
RP
1
1943
1943
BEG
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
30
RP
1
1948
1948
EAS
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
31
RP
1
1948
1948
EAS
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
32
RP
2
1945
1946
BEG
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
-0.0
33
2B
1
1945
1945
BEG
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.2
34
SS
2
1947
1948
EAS
0.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
35
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
36
1B
3
1943
1945
BEG
0.1
0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
37
1B
1
1948
1948
EAS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
38
-
2
1947
1948
EAS
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
39
3B
2
1947
1948
EAS
0.1
0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
40
RP
1
1948
1948
BEG
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
41
C
1
1948
1948
BEG
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
42
LF
1
1943
1943
BEG
0.1
0.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
43
C
1
1948
1948
EAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
44
-
1
1946
1946
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
45
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
46
1B
1
1945
1945
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
47
-
1
1948
1948
EAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
48
RF
1
1946
1946
BEG
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
49
-
1
1943
1943
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
50
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
51
C
1
1946
1946
BEG
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
52
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
53
-
1
1947
1947
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
54
-
1
1948
1948
EAS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
55
-
1
1948
1948
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
56
1B
1
1943
1943
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
57
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
58
RF
4
1943
1948
BEG
-0.0
0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.1
59
RP
1
1943
1943
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
60
3B
1
1943
1943
BEG
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
61
3B
1
1946
1946
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
62
-
1
1948
1948
EAS
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
63
SS
1
1948
1948
BEG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
64
-
2
1947
1948
EAS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
65
-
1
1948
1948
EAS
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
66
3B
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
67
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
68
-
1
1948
1948
EAS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
69
C
1
1943
1943
BEG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
70
-
1
1943
1943
BEG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
71
3B
1
1943
1943
BEG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
72
C
1
1946
1946
BEG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
73
SS
1
1943
1943
BEG
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
74
3B
5
1943
1947
BEG
-0.1
-0.6
0.2
-0.0
0.3
75
SP
1
1947
1947
BEG
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
76
RF
1
1943
1943
BEG
-0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.1
77
2B
1
1946
1946
BEG
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
78
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
79
-
1
1948
1948
EAS
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
80
RP
2
1947
1948
EAS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
81
2B
1
1943
1943
BEG
-0.2
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
82
-
1
1943
1943
BEG
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
83
RF
2
1946
1947
BEG
-0.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.3
84
2B
1
1943
1943
BEG
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
85
-
2
1947
1948
EAS
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
86
-
1
1943
1943
BEG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
87
RF
1
1943
1943
BEG
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.0
88
C
2
1946
1947
BEG
-0.3
-0.6
0.2
0.0
0.1
89
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
-0.3
-0.0
-0.3
0.0
0.0
90
1B
1
1944
1944
BEG
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.0
91
-
1
1947
1947
BEG
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
92
-
1
1944
1944
BEG
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
93
RP
1
1943
1943
BEG
-0.4
0.2
-0.0
-0.6
-0.0
94
SS
1
1943
1943
BEG
-0.4
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.1
95
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
96
-
1
1948
1948
BEG
-0.6
-0.1
0.1
-0.6
0.0
97
SP
3
1946
1948
BEG
-0.6
-0.1
-0.0
-0.4
-0.0
98
C
1
1943
1943
BEG
-0.6
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
99
3B
4
1943
1946
BEG
-0.6
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
100
1B
1
1943
1943
BEG
-0.6
0.3
-0.6
-0.1
-0.1
101
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.7
-0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
102
-
1
1948
1948
BEG
-0.7
-0.0
0.0
-0.7
0.0
103
-
1
1943
1943
BEG
-0.7
-0.0
0.0
-0.7
0.0
104
-
2
1947
1948
BEG
-0.7
-0.5
-0.3
0.0
0.0
105
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.9
-0.0
0.0
-0.9
0.0
106
C
4
1943
1946
BEG
-1.0
-1.4
0.1
0.0
0.3
107
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-1.2
-0.2
0.0
-1.1
0.0
108
C
3
1946
1948
BEG
-1.7
-2.0
0.0
0.0
0.3

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