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Oscar Charleston



Oscar McKinley Charleston
(Charlie)

Born: October 14, 1896 in Indianapolis, IN
Died: October 5, 1954 in Philadelphia, PA
          (57 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 185
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1976
• Buried: Floral Park Cemetery (Indianapolis, IN)
• Relatives: Bennie Charleston (Brother)
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Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
ABC
WES
18
CF
1
1
.500
6
5
2
0
0
40.2
28
20
38
5
18
23
0
2
183
4.43
75
ABC
NvC
19
CF
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
7.0
10
8
12
0
5
1
0
0
38
10.29
36
19
CF
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
1.2
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
6
0.00
ABC
WES
20
CF
0
0
3
1
0
0
0
16.1
5
3
6
0
9
7
0
0
66
1.65
150
ABC
WES
21
CF
0
1
.000
4
2
0
0
0
15.0
12
10
18
2
5
5
0
0
68
6.00
61
WES
22
CF
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
2
1
4
1
3
5
0
1
34
1.00
304
23
CF
0
0
3
1
0
0
0
16.1
13
6
22
0
6
5
1
0
82
3.31
109
SLG
24
CF
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
11.0
9
7
16
0
3
8
0
0
54
5.73
66
MULT
26
1B
1
2
.333
5
3
1
0
0
29.1
19
15
31
1
13
7
2
0
1
128
4.60
98
MULT
MULT
29
CF
0
2
.000
2
1
1
0
0
16.0
12
10
17
2
8
6
0
4
76
5.63
78
HBG
ECL
30
CF
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
2.2
5
4
6
0
2
1
0
0
15
13.50
32
36
1B
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
5.1
2
2
1
0
4
1
0
4
25
3.38
123
11
6
CF
3
7
.300
33
15
6
0
0
170.1
117
86
172
11
76
70
3
0
12
775
4.54
82
162 Game Average
4
10
.300
47
21
9
0
0
241.1
166
122
244
16
108
99
4
0
17
1098
4.54
82
 
Team Lg Pos
11
Negro Leagues
3
6
.333
32
14
5
0
0
163.1
107
78
160
11
71
69
3
0
12
737
4.30
87
1
vs Latin Leagues
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
7.0
10
8
12
0
5
1
0
0
38
10.29
36
 
Team Lg Pos
5
Indianapolis ABCs I
CF
2
5
.286
22
13
4
0
0
124.2
87
62
127
8
56
48
3
0
3
565
4.48
81
1
New York Lincoln Stars
CF
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
1.2
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
6
0.00
0
1
Chicago American Giants
CF
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
2
1
4
1
3
5
0
1
34
1.00
304
1
St. Louis Stars I
CF
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
11.0
9
7
16
0
3
8
0
0
54
5.73
66
2
Harrisburg Giants
CF
0
2
.000
3
1
1
0
0
18.2
17
14
23
2
10
7
0
4
91
6.75
65
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
1B
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
5.1
2
2
1
0
4
1
0
4
25
3.38
123



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
ABC
WES
18
CF
40.2
1.38
1.25
12.6%
12.6%
9.8%
8.1%
1.28
1.56
2.7%
0.7%
ABC
NvC
19
CF
7.0
2.43
1.58
2.6%
11.1%
13.2%
12.5%
0.20
0.88
0.0%
0.0%
19
CF
1.2
0.60
1.58
16.7%
10.7%
0.0%
8.4%
1.27
0.0%
0.5%
ABC
WES
20
CF
16.1
0.92
1.15
10.6%
11.2%
13.6%
8.0%
0.78
1.40
0.0%
0.2%
ABC
WES
21
CF
15.0
1.53
1.29
7.4%
8.1%
7.4%
8.7%
1.00
0.93
2.9%
0.4%
WES
22
CF
9.0
0.78
1.24
14.7%
10.5%
8.8%
8.5%
1.67
1.24
2.9%
1.0%
23
CF
16.1
1.71
1.32
6.1%
11.2%
7.3%
8.2%
0.83
1.36
0.0%
0.5%
SLG
24
CF
11.0
1.73
1.30
14.8%
10.9%
5.6%
7.1%
2.67
1.54
0.0%
0.8%
MULT
26
1B
29.1
1.50
1.48
5.5%
8.8%
10.2%
7.9%
0.54
1.11
0.8%
1.3%
MULT
MULT
29
CF
16.0
1.56
1.43
7.9%
10.0%
10.5%
9.5%
0.75
1.06
2.6%
1.1%
HBG
ECL
30
CF
2.2
3.00
1.46
6.7%
9.0%
13.3%
8.8%
0.50
1.02
0.0%
1.3%
36
1B
5.1
0.94
1.33
4.0%
12.3%
16.0%
6.4%
0.25
1.91
0.0%
1.0%
11
6
CF
170.1
1.46
1.33
9.0%
10.7%
9.8%
8.4%
0.92
1.30
1.4%
0.8%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
11
Negro Leagues
163.1
1.41
1.32
9.4%
10.6%
9.6%
8.2%
0.97
1.32
1.5%
0.8%
1
vs Latin Leagues
7.0
2.43
1.58
2.6%
11.1%
13.2%
12.5%
0.20
0.88
0.0%
0.0%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
5
Indianapolis ABCs I
CF
124.2
1.47
1.32
8.5%
10.7%
9.9%
8.4%
0.86
1.29
1.4%
0.7%
1
New York Lincoln Stars
CF
1.2
0.60
1.58
16.7%
10.7%
0.0%
8.4%
0.00
1.27
0.0%
0.5%
1
Chicago American Giants
CF
9.0
0.78
1.24
14.7%
10.5%
8.8%
8.5%
1.67
1.24
2.9%
1.0%
1
St. Louis Stars I
CF
11.0
1.73
1.30
14.8%
10.9%
5.6%
7.1%
2.67
1.54
0.0%
0.8%
2
Harrisburg Giants
CF
18.2
1.77
1.44
7.7%
9.8%
11.0%
9.4%
0.70
1.05
2.2%
1.1%
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
1B
5.1
0.94
1.33
4.0%
12.3%
16.0%
6.4%
0.25
1.91
0.0%
1.0%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
ABC
WES
18
CF
6
183
159
28
38
4
0
5
2
18
23
2
4
4
.239
.324
.358
.683
ABC
NvC
19
CF
1
38
32
10
12
2
1
0
8
5
1
0
0
1
1
.375
.447
.500
.947
19
CF
1
6
5
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
ABC
WES
20
CF
3
66
52
5
6
1
0
0
3
9
7
0
5
2
.115
.246
.135
.381
ABC
WES
21
CF
4
68
60
12
18
2
1
2
0
5
5
0
3
2
.300
.354
.467
.821
WES
22
CF
1
34
29
2
4
0
0
1
0
3
5
1
1
1
.138
.242
.241
.484
23
CF
3
82
70
13
22
3
2
0
2
6
5
0
6
1
.314
.368
.414
.783
SLG
24
CF
4
54
50
9
16
1
3
0
0
3
8
0
1
1
.320
.358
.460
.818
MULT
26
1B
5
128
109
19
31
1
13
7
1
.284
.366
MULT
MULT
29
CF
2
76
62
12
17
1
1
2
5
8
6
4
2
1
.274
.392
.419
.811
HBG
ECL
30
CF
1
15
13
5
6
1
1
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
.462
.533
.692
1.226
36
1B
2
25
16
2
1
0
1
0
0
4
1
4
2
1
.063
.375
.188
.563
11
6
CF
33
775
657
117
172
15
10
11
20
0
76
70
12
25
1
14
.262
.349
.376
.724
 
Team Lg Pos
11
Negro Leagues
32
737
625
107
160
13
9
11
12
0
71
69
12
25
13
.256
.343
.368
.711
1
vs Latin Leagues
1
38
32
10
12
2
1
0
8
5
1
0
0
1
1
.375
.447
.500
.947
 
Team Lg Pos
5
Indianapolis ABCs I
CF
22
565
482
87
127
12
4
8
15
56
48
3
18
1
10
.263
.343
.367
.710
1
New York Lincoln Stars
CF
1
6
5
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
1
Chicago American Giants
CF
1
34
29
2
4
0
0
1
0
3
5
1
1
1
.138
.242
.241
.484
1
St. Louis Stars I
CF
4
54
50
9
16
1
3
0
0
3
8
0
1
1
.320
.358
.460
.818
2
Harrisburg Giants
CF
3
91
75
17
23
2
2
2
5
0
10
7
4
2
1
.307
.416
.467
.882
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
1B
2
25
16
2
1
0
1
0
0
4
1
4
2
1
.063
.375
.188
.563

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