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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
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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
22
LF
52
213
196
48
73
10
8
9
53
11
15
1
1
.372
.420
.643
1.063
201
KCM
NAL
23
CF
41
164
154
30
52
11
3
6
42
18
10
0
0
.338
.378
.565
.943
169
KCM
24
LF
47
193
184
37
67
16
8
3
45
8
9
0
.364
.394
.587
.981
184
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
33
141
128
28
42
6
4
5
29
9
13
0
.328
.390
.555
.945
194
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
198
KCM
NAL
29
CF
1
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
55
KCM
31
CF
34
143
137
25
40
9
5
4
24
9
6
0
0
.292
.322
.518
.840
139
KCM
NAL
32
CF
29
124
114
22
42
8
6
4
36
5
9
0
1
.368
.415
.649
1.064
198
KCM
33
CF
32
140
125
31
49
15
2
4
35
7
14
1
0
.392
.457
.640
1.097
196
13
2
CF
373
1557
1443
298
507
96
43
51
335
77
107
2
5
0
.351
.397
.584
.980
184
162 Game Average
676
627
129
220
42
19
22
145
33
46
1
2
0
.351
.397
.584
.980
184
 
Team Lg Pos
13
Kansas City Monarchs
CF
372
1553
1440
297
505
95
43
51
335
77
106
2
5
0
.351
.396
.583
.979
184
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
213
.470
.322
7.0%
7.2%
4.2%
0.7%
.270
.105
KCM
NAL
164
.427
.325
6.1%
7.8%
3.7%
0.7%
.227
.096
KCM
193
.449
.321
4.7%
9.0%
1.6%
0.8%
.223
.096
KCM
NAL
7
.000
.318
0.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.074
KCM
NAL
141
.441
.304
9.2%
8.1%
3.5%
0.4%
.227
.078
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
.075
KCM
NAL
4
.240
.306
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.071
KCM
143
.385
.335
4.2%
8.4%
2.8%
0.8%
.226
.086
KCM
NAL
124
.478
.338
7.3%
8.9%
3.2%
0.8%
.281
.095
KCM
140
.497
.345
10.0%
8.3%
2.9%
1.0%
.248
.108
13
2
1557
.446
.322
6.9%
7.9%
3.3%
0.7%
.232
.092
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
13
Kansas City Monarchs
1553
.445
.322
6.8%
7.9%
3.3%
0.7%
.232
.092
1
South All Stars
4
.751
.300
25.0%
4.7%
0.0%
0.3%
.333
.079

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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James