John Cason - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

John Cason



John Cason


Born: February 9, 1895 in Norfolk, VA


Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 172
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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
BRG
EAS
23
C
18
67
57
4
10
2
0
0
7
0
7
1
2
.175
.277
.211
.487
43
BRG
EAS
24
C
2
5
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
HIL
25
2B
10
28
24
3
5
0
0
0
0
0
3
1
0
.208
.321
.208
.530
83
BRG
26
2B
13
47
42
3
10
0
0
0
4
0
1
1
3
.238
.273
.238
.511
26
BRG
27
C
5
20
17
2
3
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
1
.176
.263
.176
.440
37
28
C
30
109
102
8
22
4
1
0
9
0
5
0
2
.216
.252
.275
.527
56
BRG
ECL
29
C
28
114
101
7
30
6
2
0
13
2
10
3
.297
.360
.396
.756
124
BRG
ECL
30
C
32
120
107
6
29
1
0
1
7
0
7
6
.271
.316
.308
.624
65
BRG
ECL
31
C
20
75
67
3
8
0
0
0
1
0
3
2
3
.119
.181
.119
.300
-11
BRG
ECL
32
C
22
87
75
14
18
1
2
2
11
0
9
1
2
.240
.329
.387
.716
90
ECL
33
C
33
120
103
8
30
4
0
0
13
3
12
2
3
.291
.376
.330
.706
84
11
5
C
213
792
700
58
165
18
5
3
66
5
59
8
25
.236
.302
.289
.591
66
162 Game Average
602
532
44
125
14
4
2
50
5
45
8
19
.236
.302
.289
.591
66
 
Team Lg Pos
11
Negro Leagues
207
773
684
56
162
18
5
3
66
5
57
8
24
.237
.303
.291
.594
66
1
vs Semipros
4
14
12
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
.167
.231
.167
.397
-4
1
vs High Minors
1
4
3
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.000
.250
.000
.250
-15
1
vs Major Leagues
1
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.000
2.000
630
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Brooklyn Royal Giants
C
161
623
552
46
127
14
5
3
53
2
44
5
22
.230
.293
.290
.583
63
1
Hilldale Club
2B
10
28
24
3
5
0
0
0
0
0
3
1
0
.208
.321
.208
.530
82
1
Birmingham Black Barons
C
9
21
21
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
-8
1
New York Lincoln Giants
2B
2
7
5
4
4
1
0
0
2
0
1
0
1
.800
.833
1.000
1.833
338
1
Bacharach Giants
C
31
113
98
4
26
3
0
0
11
3
11
2
2
.265
.351
.296
.647
70



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BRG
EAS
67
.253
.329
10.4%
8.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.035
.063
BRG
EAS
5
.000
.325
0.0%
8.8%
0.0%
0.2%
.000
.068
HIL
28
.283
.284
10.7%
7.8%
0.0%
0.2%
.000
.055
BRG
47
.231
.361
2.1%
8.3%
0.0%
1.6%
.000
.140
BRG
20
.216
.300
10.0%
6.8%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.092
109
.246
.311
4.6%
6.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.059
.086
BRG
ECL
114
.345
.308
8.8%
6.5%
0.0%
1.1%
.099
.094
BRG
ECL
120
.282
.340
5.8%
8.1%
0.8%
1.7%
.037
.120
BRG
ECL
75
.154
.316
4.0%
8.9%
1.0%
8.72
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.103
BRG
ECL
87
.328
.342
10.3%
9.0%
2.3%
1.3%
.147
.118
ECL
120
.335
.347
10.0%
7.8%
0.0%
1.5%
.039
.123
11
5
792
.278
.328
7.4%
7.8%
0.4%
1.2%
.053
.103
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
11
Negro Leagues
773
.280
.327
7.4%
7.8%
0.4%
1.1%
.054
.102
1
vs Semipros
14
.186
.370
7.1%
8.6%
0.0%
2.6%
.000
.157
1
vs High Minors
4
.179
.290
25.0%
5.8%
0.0%
1.5%
.000
.095
1
vs Major Leagues
1
.951
.265
0.0%
6.8%
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.074
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
9
Brooklyn Royal Giants
623
.272
.327
7.1%
7.8%
0.5%
1.2%
.060
.103
1
Hilldale Club
28
.283
.284
10.7%
7.8%
0.0%
0.2%
.000
.055
1
Birmingham Black Barons
21
.139
.298
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.066
1
Bacharach Giants
113
.313
.346
9.7%
7.8%
0.0%
1.5%
.031
.123
1
New York Lincoln Giants
7
.693
.373
14.3%
8.4%
0.0%
1.5%
.200
.133

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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