Willard Brown - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Willard Brown



Willard Jessie Brown


Born: June 26, 1915 in Shreveport, LA
Died: August 4, 1996 in Houston, TX
          (81 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 200
Biographical
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006
• Buried: Houston National Cemetery (Houston, TX)
• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
KCM
IND
20
SS
3
12
11
3
6
0
0
3
5
1
1
0
0
.545
.583
1.364
1.947
393
KCM
IND
21
SS
8
36
34
8
12
0
2
1
8
2
1
0
1
.353
.371
.559
.930
151
KCM
24
LF
43
178
169
33
62
16
7
3
40
8
9
0
.367
.399
.598
.997
185
KCM
NAL
25
LF
2
7
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
KCM
NAL
26
CF
30
129
118
25
40
5
4
5
26
9
11
0
.339
.395
.576
.972
202
KCM
27
CF
39
170
157
32
55
7
3
5
28
3
12
0
1
.350
.396
.529
.925
179
28
CF
52
210
192
34
68
14
2
7
30
4
17
0
1
0
.354
.407
.557
.964
197
KCM
NAL
29
CF
1
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
55
8
2
CF
178
746
692
135
244
42
18
24
137
27
51
0
3
0
.353
.397
.569
.966
188
162 Game Average
679
630
123
222
38
16
22
125
25
46
0
3
0
.353
.397
.569
.966
188
 
Team Lg Pos
8
Kansas City Monarchs
CF
177
742
689
134
242
41
18
24
137
27
50
0
3
0
.351
.395
.567
.963
187
1
South All Stars
CF
1
4
3
1
2
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.667
.750
1.000
1.750
442



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
KCM
IND
12
.731
.301
8.3%
5.6%
25.0%
4.5%
.818
.195
KCM
IND
36
.401
.336
2.8%
6.7%
2.8%
0.5%
.206
.107
KCM
178
.455
.324
5.1%
9.1%
1.7%
0.8%
.231
.098
KCM
NAL
7
.000
.318
0.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.074
KCM
NAL
129
.450
.304
8.5%
8.1%
3.9%
0.4%
.237
.080
KCM
170
.427
.312
7.1%
7.2%
2.9%
0.8%
.178
.082
210
.450
.310
8.1%
7.1%
3.3%
0.5%
.203
.076
KCM
NAL
4
.240
.306
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.071
8
2
746
.443
.314
6.8%
7.7%
3.2%
0.7%
.217
.087
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
8
Kansas City Monarchs
742
.441
.314
6.7%
7.8%
3.2%
0.7%
.216
.087
1
South All Stars
4
.751
.300
25.0%
4.7%
0.0%
0.3%
.333
.079

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Statistical and biographical data for the The Negro Leagues Database, except 1923 and 1933, were compiled by Gary Ashwill. Copyright 2011-2013 Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1923 were compiled by Patrick Rock. Copyright 2011-2013 Patrick Rock. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1933 were compiled by Scott Simkus. Copyright 2013 Scott Simkus. All rights reserved.


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