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
16
58
50
3
8
1
0
0
6
0
5
1
2
.160
.250
.180
.430
33
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
78
BRG
EAS
26
C
9
32
29
2
8
0
0
0
4
0
1
1
1
.276
.323
.276
.598
57
BRG
EAS
27
C
3
12
10
1
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
1
.200
.273
.200
.473
36
28
C
30
109
102
8
22
4
1
0
9
0
5
0
2
.216
.252
.275
.527
54
BRG
ECL
29
C
28
114
101
7
30
6
2
0
13
2
10
3
.297
.360
.396
.756
126
BRG
ECL
30
C
32
120
107
6
29
1
0
1
7
0
7
6
.271
.316
.308
.624
63
BRG
ECL
31
C
19
71
64
3
8
0
0
0
1
0
0
3
1
2
2
.125
.188
.125
.313
-6
BRG
ECL
32
C
22
87
75
14
18
1
2
2
11
0
9
1
1
2
.240
.329
.387
.716
90
ECL
33
C
33
120
103
8
30
4
0
0
13
3
0
12
1
2
3
.291
.376
.330
.706
84
11
5
C
204
756
670
55
160
17
5
3
65
5
0
56
3
8
22
.239
.305
.293
.598
68
162 Game Average
600
532
44
127
14
4
2
52
5
0
44
69
9
17
.239
.305
.293
.598
68
 
Team Lg Pos
11
Negro Leagues
203
755
669
55
159
17
5
3
65
5
0
56
3
8
22
.238
.304
.291
.596
67
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
613
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Brooklyn Royal Giants
C
152
587
522
43
122
13
5
3
52
2
0
41
2
5
19
.234
.296
.295
.591
67
1
Hilldale Club
2B
10
28
24
3
5
0
0
0
0
0
3
1
0
.208
.321
.208
.530
77
1
Birmingham Black Barons
C
9
21
21
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
-12
1
New York Lincoln Giants
2B
2
7
5
4
4
1
0
0
2
0
0
1
0
0
1
.800
.833
1.000
1.833
364
1
Bacharach Giants
C
31
113
98
4
26
3
0
0
11
3
0
11
1
2
2
.265
.351
.296
.647
69



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BRG
EAS
58
.224
.315
8.6%
7.8%
0.0%
0.4%
.020
.060
BRG
EAS
5
.000
.314
0.0%
8.5%
0.0%
0.2%
.000
.065
HIL
28
.283
.293
10.7%
8.0%
0.0%
0.1%
.000
.056
BRG
EAS
32
.281
.340
3.1%
7.9%
0.0%
1.2%
.000
.128
BRG
EAS
12
.223
.322
8.3%
7.2%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.094
109
.246
.315
4.6%
6.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.059
.087
BRG
ECL
114
.345
.306
8.8%
6.5%
0.0%
1.0%
.099
.092
BRG
ECL
120
.282
.343
5.8%
8.2%
0.8%
1.7%
.037
.121
BRG
ECL
71
.162
.312
4.2%
8.8%
1.4%
2.9%
3.00
3.07
0.0%
1.2%
.000
.101
BRG
ECL
87
.328
.342
10.3%
9.0%
1.1%
0.3%
9.00
28.13
2.3%
1.3%
.147
.118
ECL
120
.335
.348
10.0%
0.6%
0.8%
7.8%
12.00
13.39
0.0%
1.5%
.039
.124
11
5
756
.282
.326
7.4%
7.7%
1.1%
1.1%
8.00
15.33
0.4%
1.1%
.054
.102
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
11
Negro Leagues
755
.281
.326
7.4%
7.7%
1.1%
1.1%
8.00
15.37
0.4%
1.1%
.054
.102
1
vs Major Leagues
1
.951
.271
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.075
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
9
Brooklyn Royal Giants
587
.276
.324
7.0%
7.7%
1.3%
1.5%
6.00
16.87
0.5%
1.1%
.061
.101
1
Hilldale Club
28
.283
.293
10.7%
8.0%
0.0%
0.1%
.000
.056
1
Birmingham Black Barons
21
.138
.309
0.0%
7.0%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.068
1
Bacharach Giants
113
.313
.347
9.7%
7.8%
0.9%
0.6%
11.00
13.37
0.0%
1.5%
.031
.124
1
New York Lincoln Giants
7
.693
.353
14.3%
8.0%
0.0%
0.6%
13.68
0.0%
1.5%
.200
.126

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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