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Lyman Bostock



Lyman Wesley Bostock


Born: March 11, 1918 in Birmingham, AL
Died: January 23, 2005 in Birmingham, AL
          (86 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: R
Ht: 6'0"
Wt: 187
Biographical
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Notes:


• Buried: Elmwood Cemetery (Birmingham, AL)
• Relatives: (Son)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
BBB
NAL
22
1B
20
78
74
9
18
1
1
0
9
0
4
0
.243
.282
.284
.566
72
23
1B
19
66
57
6
21
3
2
0
11
1
0
3
0
0
0
6
0
0
.368
.400
.491
.891
171
BBB
NAL
24
1B
8
30
26
2
8
2
1
0
3
0
4
0
.308
.400
.462
.862
161
BBB
NAL
28
1B
7
29
27
4
10
0
1
0
4
0
0
0
2
.370
.370
.444
.815
131
CAG
NAL
29
1B
13
57
51
7
17
2
0
0
9
0
5
0
1
.333
.393
.373
.765
116
NYC
NN2
30
RF
16
69
63
2
14
1
1
0
7
1
5
0
1
.222
.279
.270
.549
63
6
4
1B
83
329
298
30
88
9
6
0
43
2
0
21
0
0
0
10
0
0
.295
.342
.366
.707
111
162 Game Average
642
582
59
172
18
12
0
84
4
0
41
0
0
0
20
0
0
.295
.342
.366
.707
111
 
Team Lg Pos
4
Birmingham Black Barons
1B
53
201
182
20
56
6
5
0
26
1
11
0
8
.308
.347
.396
.743
124
1
West All Stars
-
1
2
2
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
333
1
Chicago American Giants
1B
13
57
51
7
17
2
0
0
9
0
5
0
1
.333
.393
.373
.765
116
1
New York Cubans
RF
16
69
63
2
14
1
1
0
7
1
5
0
1
.222
.279
.270
.549
63



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BBB
NAL
78
.279
.320
5.1%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.041
.075
66
.382
.311
4.5%
0.0%
8.2%
0.0%
0.4%
.123
.081
BBB
NAL
30
.407
.312
13.3%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.154
.080
BBB
NAL
29
.361
.340
0.0%
8.6%
0.0%
0.5%
.074
.079
CAG
NAL
57
.369
.338
8.8%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.039
.095
NYC
NN2
69
.265
.320
7.2%
8.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.048
.092
6
4
329
.331
.322
6.4%
8.5%
0.0%
15.9%
0.09
0.0%
0.6%
.070
.084
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
4
Birmingham Black Barons
201
.342
.320
5.5%
8.6%
0.0%
0.5%
.088
.078
1
West All Stars
2
.459
.214
0.0%
1.4%
0.0%
15.9%
0.09
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.090
1
Chicago American Giants
57
.369
.338
8.8%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.039
.095
1
New York Cubans
69
.265
.320
7.2%
8.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.048
.092

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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