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Spoon Carter



Ernest C. Carter Jr.


Born: December 8, 1902 in Harpersville, AL
Died: January 23, 1974 in Birmingham, AL
          (71 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: R
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 176
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Notes:


• Buried: Shadowlawn Memorial Park (Birmingham, AL)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
MULT
NSL
29
SP
5
5
.500
11
8
6
0
0
77.0
32
25
72
12
31
1
5
2.92
119
MULT
NN2
30
SP
0
6
.000
7
6
4
0
0
47.0
36
32
57
4
17
22
1
1
211
6.13
69
PC
32
SP
4
1
.800
13
5
3
0
0
63.0
27
19
56
2
20
23
1
2
258
2.71
179
33
SP
4
2
.667
10
4
1
0
0
40.0
30
27
40
3
27
21
0
1
179
6.08
84
PC
NN2
34
SP
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
3.0
11
11
11
1
4
0
0
0
24
33.00
16
35
SP
7
4
.636
21
13
7
0
0
117.1
92
77
131
13
48
59
0
1
533
5.91
83
PS/TC
36
SP
1
2
.333
6
4
1
0
0
30.1
29
20
42
18
14
1
5.93
75
MULT
37
SP
2
0
1.000
8
3
2
0
2
28.0
10
8
31
12
15
0
0
2.57
176
ULT
MEX
38
RP
1
1
.500
4
1
0
0
8.0
11
9
15
7
4
45
10.13
47
HG
39
SP
1
4
.200
9
5
2
0
0
31.1
28
26
50
0
7
20
0
1
2
7.47
51
HG
40
SP
14
2
.875
22
13
8
1
0
126.0
59
54
136
4
33
49
0
1
526
3.86
121
HG
41
SP
6
5
.545
13
11
6
0
1
80.0
46
39
105
0
23
21
2
2
21
4.39
89
HG
NN2
42
SP
1
1
.500
6
3
1
0
1
31.2
18
13
31
10
21
0
0
3.69
107
MRS
NAL
43
RP
0
0
3
0
0
0
1
9.1
4
3
11
3
4
0
0
2.89
143
WES
EWA
44
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
3.0
0
0
2
0
1
2
0
0
0
10
0.00
45
SP
3
2
.600
9
5
2
0
0
33.2
27
21
42
1
16
9
0
0
0
159
5.61
84
16
13
SP
49
35
.583
145
82
43
1
5
728.2
460
384
832
28
258
315
5
0
15
1968
4.74
93
162 Game Average
15
10
.583
43
25
13
0
2
218.1
138
115
249
14
77
94
2
0
5
956
4.74
93
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
48
34
.585
141
81
43
1
5
720.2
449
375
817
28
251
311
5
0
15
1923
4.68
94
1
vs Latin Leagues
1
1
.500
4
1
0
0
8.0
11
9
15
7
4
45
10.13
47
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Louisville Black Caps
SP
1
3
.250
4
3
3
0
0
27.0
13
9
26
5
13
0
1
3.00
116
2
Birmingham Black Barons
SP
2
2
.500
5
4
2
0
0
33.0
19
16
33
0
4
13
1
1
33
4.36
83
3
Memphis Red Sox
SP
5
3
.625
14
7
4
0
1
67.0
36
28
73
1
22
22
0
0
3
155
3.76
120
1
Cleveland Giants
-
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
3.1
7
7
8
1
1
1
0
0
16
18.90
25
1
Akron Grays
-
0
3
.000
3
3
2
0
0
21.1
20
18
33
2
7
8
1
1
104
7.59
56
6
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SP
9
6
.600
31
13
8
0
0
147.2
93
74
151
7
70
63
1
2
532
4.51
105
1
NNL All Stars II
RP
1
0
1.000
1
1
0
0
0
5.0
0
0
2
0
2
7
0
1
20
0.00
0
2
Philadelphia Stars
SP
7
4
.636
23
15
6
0
0
125.1
101
84
145
13
56
64
0
2
500
6.03
82
1
New York Cubans
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
1.2
0
0
2
0
2
0
0
0.00
0
1
Newark Eagles
SP
1
0
1.000
6
2
1
0
1
16.1
9
7
20
9
5
0
0
3.86
127
1
Algonoderos de Unión Laguna
-
1
1
.500
4
1
0
0
8.0
11
9
15
7
4
45
10.13
47
4
Homestead Grays
SP
22
12
.647
50
32
17
1
2
269.0
151
132
322
4
73
111
2
4
549
4.42
93
2
West All Stars
RP
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
4.0
0
0
2
0
2
2
0
0
0
14
0.00
0



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
MULT
NSL
29
SP
77.0
1.09
1.27
9.9%
10.3%
3.8%
6.3%
2.58
1.64
MULT
NN2
30
SP
47.0
1.57
1.35
10.4%
12.3%
8.1%
6.7%
1.29
1.87
1.9%
1.0%
PC
32
SP
63.0
1.21
1.49
8.9%
13.3%
7.8%
8.5%
1.15
1.37
0.8%
1.5%
33
SP
40.0
1.68
1.54
11.7%
11.5%
15.1%
8.5%
0.78
1.32
1.7%
1.2%
PC
NN2
34
SP
3.0
5.00
1.51
0.0%
11.3%
16.7%
8.2%
0.00
1.39
4.2%
1.4%
35
SP
117.1
1.53
1.49
11.1%
12.9%
9.0%
8.6%
1.23
1.27
2.4%
1.1%
PS/TC
36
SP
30.1
1.98
1.40
9.3%
11.7%
12.0%
8.2%
0.78
1.42
MULT
37
SP
28.0
1.54
1.45
12.0%
12.0%
9.6%
8.8%
1.25
1.41
ULT
MEX
38
RP
8.0
2.75
1.66
8.9%
9.3%
15.6%
11.1%
0.57
0.83
HG
39
SP
31.1
1.82
1.31
13.3%
14.6%
4.7%
7.8%
2.86
1.40
0.0%
HG
40
SP
126.0
1.34
1.48
9.3%
11.6%
6.3%
9.7%
1.48
1.26
0.8%
0.4%
HG
41
SP
80.0
1.60
1.37
5.8%
12.1%
6.4%
7.8%
0.91
1.43
0.0%
HG
NN2
42
SP
31.2
1.29
1.39
15.8%
12.7%
7.5%
7.7%
2.10
1.65
MRS
NAL
43
RP
9.1
1.50
1.43
9.8%
14.1%
7.3%
8.7%
1.33
1.62
WES
EWA
44
RP
3.0
1.00
1.16
20.0%
13.5%
10.0%
8.8%
2.00
1.53
0.0%
0.0%
45
SP
33.2
1.72
1.57
5.7%
13.0%
10.1%
9.0%
0.56
1.37
0.6%
0.9%
16
13
SP
728.2
1.50
1.43
9.8%
11.6%
8.0%
8.4%
1.22
1.41
1.5%
1.1%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
15
Negro Leagues
720.2
1.48
1.43
9.8%
11.7%
7.9%
8.4%
1.24
1.42
1.5%
1.1%
1
vs Latin Leagues
8.0
2.75
1.66
8.9%
9.3%
15.6%
11.1%
0.57
0.83
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Louisville Black Caps
SP
27.0
1.15
1.27
11.7%
10.3%
4.5%
6.3%
2.60
1.64
2
Birmingham Black Barons
SP
33.0
1.12
1.30
9.6%
11.2%
2.9%
6.6%
3.25
1.69
0.0%
0.8%
3
Memphis Red Sox
SP
67.0
1.42
1.44
7.4%
12.2%
7.4%
8.3%
1.00
1.50
0.6%
0.9%
1
Cleveland Giants
-
3.1
2.70
1.42
6.3%
12.0%
6.3%
6.8%
1.00
1.76
6.3%
1.0%
1
Akron Grays
-
21.1
1.88
1.34
7.7%
12.4%
6.7%
6.6%
1.14
1.87
1.9%
1.0%
6
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SP
147.2
1.50
1.45
9.8%
12.0%
10.9%
8.3%
0.90
1.48
1.3%
1.4%
1
NNL All Stars II
RP
5.0
0.80
1.75
35.0%
11.7%
10.0%
8.4%
3.50
1.40
0.0%
0.9%
2
Philadelphia Stars
SP
125.1
1.60
1.49
11.1%
11.4%
9.7%
9.3%
1.14
1.23
2.6%
1.5%
1
New York Cubans
RP
1.2
1.20
1.57
28.6%
10.9%
0.0%
9.3%
0.00
1.17
1
Newark Eagles
SP
16.1
1.78
1.50
6.5%
11.2%
11.7%
9.1%
0.56
1.23
1
Algonoderos de Unión Laguna
-
8.0
2.75
1.66
8.9%
9.3%
15.6%
11.1%
0.57
0.83
4
Homestead Grays
SP
269.0
1.47
1.42
9.5%
11.6%
6.2%
8.5%
1.52
1.37
0.7%
0.7%
2
West All Stars
RP
4.0
1.00
1.10
14.3%
13.3%
14.3%
8.7%
1.00
1.53
0.0%
0.2%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
HG
41
SP
13
21
18
46
105
1
0
0
0
23
21
2
0
1
0
5.833
2.955
5.889
8.843
HG
39
SP
9
2
2
28
50
0
0
0
0
7
20
1
0
0
25.000
5.800
25.000
30.800
PC
NN2
34
SP
2
24
19
11
11
3
1
1
0
4
0
0
1
0
.579
.652
1.000
1.652
MULT
NN2
30
SP
7
211
187
36
57
10
4
4
3
17
22
1
6
5
.305
.366
.465
.831
45
SP
9
159
143
27
42
11
3
1
1
0
16
9
0
0
0
0
1
.294
.365
.434
.798
35
SP
21
533
464
92
131
17
11
13
3
48
59
1
20
11
.282
.351
.450
.801
33
SP
10
179
143
30
40
7
1
3
3
27
21
1
8
4
.280
.398
.406
.803
HG
40
SP
22
526
487
59
136
19
5
4
2
33
49
1
5
.279
.326
.363
.690
PC
32
SP
13
258
231
27
56
10
2
2
2
20
23
2
5
8
.242
.308
.329
.637
WES
EWA
44
RP
1
10
9
0
2
0
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
2
.222
.300
.222
.522
ULT
MEX
38
RP
4
45
11
15
7
4
HG
NN2
42
SP
6
18
31
10
21
0
MRS
NAL
43
RP
3
4
11
3
4
0
MULT
NSL
29
SP
11
32
72
12
31
5
PS/TC
36
SP
6
29
42
18
14
1
MULT
37
SP
8
10
31
12
15
0
16
13
SP
145
1968
1703
460
832
78
27
28
14
0
258
315
0
15
45
1
31
.282
.349
.409
.758
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
141
1923
1703
449
817
78
27
28
14
0
251
311
0
15
45
1
31
.282
.349
.409
.758
1
vs Latin Leagues
4
45
11
15
7
4
.000
.000
.000
.000
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Louisville Black Caps
SP
4
13
26
5
13
1
.000
.000
.000
.000
2
Birmingham Black Barons
SP
5
33
32
19
33
2
1
0
0
4
13
1
0
0
.219
.242
.344
.586
3
Memphis Red Sox
SP
14
155
140
36
73
11
3
1
1
22
22
0
3
0
1
.300
.368
.443
.811
1
Akron Grays
-
3
104
92
20
33
6
3
2
2
7
8
1
4
3
.359
.410
.554
.964
1
Cleveland Giants
-
1
16
14
7
8
2
1
1
0
1
1
0
1
1
.571
.600
1.071
1.671
6
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SP
31
532
458
93
151
22
4
7
5
70
63
2
14
13
.264
.349
.376
.725
1
NNL All Stars II
RP
1
20
16
0
2
0
0
0
1
2
7
1
1
0
.125
.263
.125
.388
2
Philadelphia Stars
SP
23
500
432
101
145
15
10
13
3
56
64
2
20
11
.287
.358
.458
.817
1
New York Cubans
RP
1
0
2
0
2
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Newark Eagles
SP
6
9
20
9
5
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Algonoderos de Unión Laguna
-
4
45
11
15
7
4
.000
.000
.000
.000
4
Homestead Grays
SP
50
549
507
151
322
20
5
4
2
73
111
4
5
1
0
.280
.327
.363
.690
2
West All Stars
RP
2
14
12
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
2
2
0
0
0
0
2
.167
.286
.167
.452

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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.

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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