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
28
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
84
BRG
EAS
26
C
9
32
29
2
8
0
0
0
4
0
1
1
1
.276
.323
.276
.598
44
BRG
EAS
27
C
3
12
10
1
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
1
.200
.273
.200
.473
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
122
BRG
ECL
30
C
32
120
107
6
29
1
0
1
7
0
7
6
.271
.316
.308
.624
64
BRG
ECL
31
C
19
71
64
3
8
0
0
0
1
0
0
3
1
2
2
.125
.188
.125
.313
-9
BRG
ECL
32
C
22
87
75
14
18
1
2
2
11
0
9
1
1
2
.240
.329
.387
.716
91
ECL
33
C
33
120
103
8
30
4
0
0
13
3
0
12
1
2
3
.291
.376
.330
.706
83
11
5
C
204
756
670
55
160
17
5
3
65
5
0
56
3
8
22
.239
.305
.293
.598
67
162 Game Average
600
532
44
127
14
4
2
52
5
0
44
69
9
17
.239
.305
.293
.598
67
 
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
66
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
634
 
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
65
1
Hilldale Club
2B
10
28
24
3
5
0
0
0
0
0
3
1
0
.208
.321
.208
.530
83
1
Birmingham Black Barons
C
9
21
21
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
-6
1
Bacharach Giants
C
31
113
98
4
26
3
0
0
11
3
0
11
1
2
2
.265
.351
.296
.647
68
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
343



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BRG
EAS
58
.224
.325
8.6%
8.0%
0.0%
0.4%
.020
.062
BRG
EAS
5
.000
.326
0.0%
8.8%
0.0%
0.2%
.000
.068
HIL
28
.283
.283
10.7%
7.7%
0.0%
0.2%
.000
.054
BRG
EAS
32
.281
.370
3.1%
8.6%
0.0%
1.2%
.000
.140
BRG
EAS
12
.223
.320
8.3%
7.1%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.093
109
.246
.311
4.6%
6.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.059
.086
BRG
ECL
114
.345
.310
8.8%
6.6%
0.0%
1.0%
.099
.094
BRG
ECL
120
.282
.341
5.8%
8.2%
0.8%
1.7%
.037
.120
BRG
ECL
71
.162
.321
4.2%
9.0%
1.4%
2.8%
3.00
3.21
0.0%
1.2%
.000
.105
BRG
ECL
87
.328
.341
10.3%
8.9%
1.1%
0.3%
9.00
28.00
2.3%
1.3%
.147
.118
ECL
120
.335
.350
10.0%
0.6%
0.8%
7.9%
12.00
13.49
0.0%
1.5%
.039
.124
11
5
756
.282
.329
7.4%
7.8%
1.1%
1.1%
8.00
15.37
0.4%
1.1%
.054
.103
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
11
Negro Leagues
755
.281
.329
7.4%
7.8%
1.1%
1.1%
8.00
15.41
0.4%
1.1%
.054
.103
1
vs Major Leagues
1
.951
.263
0.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.075
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
9
Brooklyn Royal Giants
587
.276
.328
7.0%
7.8%
1.3%
1.4%
6.00
16.86
0.5%
1.1%
.061
.103
1
Hilldale Club
28
.283
.283
10.7%
7.7%
0.0%
0.2%
.000
.054
1
Birmingham Black Barons
21
.138
.291
0.0%
6.6%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.065
1
Bacharach Giants
113
.313
.348
9.7%
7.9%
0.9%
0.6%
11.00
13.42
0.0%
1.5%
.031
.124
1
New York Lincoln Giants
7
.693
.369
14.3%
8.3%
0.0%
0.6%
14.68
0.0%
1.5%
.200
.132

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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