Lefty Bowers - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Lefty Bowers



Norman O. Bowers Jr.


Born: August 25, 1909 in Richmond, VA
Died: December 6, 1978 in Baltimore, MD
          (69 years old)

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Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
BBS
ECL
16
SP
1
0
1.000
3
1
0
0
0
10.2
9
7
13
0
7
5
0
2
51
5.91
70
BBS
ECL
17
SP
0
1
.000
2
1
0
0
0
5.1
16
14
18
1
4
0
0
1
38
23.63
18
2
1
RP
1
1
.500
5
2
0
0
0
16.0
25
21
31
1
11
5
0
3
89
11.81
36
162 Game Average
10
10
.500
49
19
0
0
0
155.1
243
204
301
10
107
49
0
29
865
11.81
36



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
BBS
ECL
16
SP
10.2
1.88
1.39
9.8%
10.0%
13.7%
9.2%
0.71
1.08
0.0%
1.1%
BBS
ECL
17
SP
5.1
4.13
1.43
0.0%
9.0%
10.5%
8.7%
0.00
1.04
2.6%
1.3%
2
1
RP
16.0
2.63
1.41
5.6%
9.6%
12.4%
9.0%
0.45
1.07
1.1%
1.2%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
BBS
ECL
16
SP
3
51
42
9
13
2
0
0
2
7
5
2
0
3
.310
.431
.357
.789
BBS
ECL
17
SP
2
38
31
16
18
2
3
1
0
0
4
0
1
2
0
.581
.639
.935
1.574
2
1
RP
5
89
73
25
31
4
3
1
2
0
11
5
3
2
3
.425
.517
.603
1.120

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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