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Willie Cornelius



William McKinley Cornelius
(Sug; Sugar)

Born: September 3, 1906 in Atlanta, GA
Died: October 30, 1989 in Chicago, IL
          (83 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 180
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Notes:


• College: Clark College (Atlanta, GA)
• Buried: Burr Oak Cemetery (Alsip, IL)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
22
RF
4
5
.444
11
6
5
0
0
59.0
43
33
76
22
35
5
2
5.03
93
NNL
23
SP
7
10
.412
27
17
7
2
0
130.1
96
85
131
69
68
4
1
5.87
81
CAG
NN2
26
SP
5
6
.455
14
13
9
0
0
93.0
68
54
106
4
38
45
1
3
417
5.23
81
CAG
27
SP
4
7
.364
15
12
6
0
0
88.0
55
45
100
4
30
41
2
1
385
4.60
74
28
SP
5
5
.500
12
8
2
0
0
60.0
48
35
78
4
35
39
0
0
0
289
5.25
90
29
SP
2
4
.333
8
7
3
0
0
47.2
40
34
67
1
15
25
0
0
2
227
6.42
84
MULT
30
SP
6
6
.500
22
16
8
1
1
139.2
54
41
103
4
44
92
5
5
561
2.64
133
31
SP
8
1
.889
20
9
8
0
3
98.0
37
26
85
2
28
69
1
0
5
410
2.39
153
CAG
NAL
32
SP
4
8
.333
14
9
3
0
0
89.0
52
41
86
25
45
0
4.15
81
33
SP
8
9
.471
28
16
7
1
0
132.0
79
70
157
80
74
0
4
597
4.77
97
CAG
NAL
34
SP
0
6
.000
8
8
2
0
0
50.2
26
15
46
19
21
2
3
2.66
142
MULT
NAL
35
SP
2
4
.333
8
6
1
0
0
30.1
22
17
40
11
9
0
0
5.04
80
CAG
36
SP
4
4
.500
11
10
6
0
0
65.0
37
29
69
1
22
11
0
3
288
4.02
87
CAG
NAL
38
SP
3
0
1.000
9
6
2
0
0
42.2
39
34
55
11
17
0
1
7.17
52
CAG
NAL
39
RP
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
11.0
8
5
11
6
5
2
2
4.09
100
15
8
SP
62
75
.453
209
143
69
4
4
1136.1
704
564
1210
20
455
596
22
0
32
3174
4.47
92
162 Game Average
12
14
.453
40
28
13
1
1
219.2
136
109
234
8
88
115
5
0
6
986
4.47
92
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
55
65
.458
180
126
63
4
4
1003.1
623
492
1054
20
374
519
22
0
28
2549
4.41
91
1
vs Latin Leagues
7
9
.438
27
15
6
0
125.0
79
70
153
79
67
0
4
597
5.04
94
1
vs Major Leagues
0
1
.000
2
2
0
0
0
8.0
2
2
3
0
2
10
0
0
28
2.25
136
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
RF
1
2
.333
5
2
1
0
0
18.0
21
19
27
12
5
0
0
9.50
59
2
Memphis Red Sox
SP
7
9
.438
22
14
6
1
0
105.2
79
65
117
44
70
7
3
5.54
84
1
Birmingham Black Barons
SP
3
4
.429
11
7
5
1
0
65.2
39
34
63
35
28
2
0
4.66
102
13
Chicago American Giants
SP
43
48
.473
137
100
51
2
4
801.2
473
364
827
20
276
414
13
25
2523
4.09
94
3
West All Stars
RP
1
1
.500
3
2
0
0
0
5.0
5
5
11
0
2
2
0
0
0
26
9.00
46
1
Kansas City Monarchs
RP
0
1
.000
2
2
0
0
0
8.0
2
2
3
0
2
10
0
0
28
2.25
136
1
Chihuahua
SP
7
9
.438
27
15
6
0
125.0
79
70
153
79
67
0
4
597
5.04
94
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
-
0
1
.000
2
1
0
0
0
7.1
6
5
9
5
0
0
0
6.14
63



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
22
RF
59.0
1.66
1.46
12.9%
26.2%
8.1%
21.0%
1.59
1.31
NNL
23
SP
130.1
1.53
1.41
11.7%
11.2%
11.9%
7.6%
0.99
1.47
CAG
NN2
26
SP
93.0
1.55
1.35
10.8%
12.7%
9.1%
6.7%
1.18
1.88
1.0%
1.0%
CAG
27
SP
88.0
1.48
1.24
10.6%
18.3%
7.8%
7.6%
1.37
1.97
1.0%
0.7%
28
SP
60.0
1.88
1.46
13.5%
11.2%
12.1%
11.8%
1.11
1.36
1.4%
1.7%
29
SP
47.2
1.72
1.55
11.0%
13.6%
6.6%
9.1%
1.67
1.58
0.4%
0.5%
MULT
30
SP
139.2
1.05
1.26
16.4%
19.8%
7.8%
8.0%
2.09
2.18
0.7%
1.0%
31
SP
98.0
1.15
1.29
16.8%
14.8%
6.8%
9.2%
2.46
1.94
0.5%
1.1%
CAG
NAL
32
SP
89.0
1.25
1.23
12.2%
14.2%
6.8%
8.2%
1.80
1.73
33
SP
132.0
1.80
1.52
11.9%
13.3%
12.8%
8.5%
0.93
1.29
CAG
NAL
34
SP
50.2
1.28
1.23
9.7%
15.0%
8.8%
7.4%
1.11
2.02
MULT
NAL
35
SP
30.1
1.68
1.37
6.5%
12.0%
7.9%
7.2%
0.82
1.66
CAG
36
SP
65.0
1.40
1.24
3.8%
11.2%
7.6%
5.4%
0.50
1.74
0.3%
0.2%
CAG
NAL
38
SP
42.2
1.55
1.34
8.9%
13.2%
5.8%
8.1%
1.55
1.64
CAG
NAL
39
RP
11.0
1.55
1.42
9.8%
14.1%
11.8%
8.6%
0.83
1.63
15
8
SP
1136.1
1.47
1.35
11.9%
13.8%
9.1%
8.4%
1.31
1.71
0.8%
0.9%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
15
Negro Leagues
1003.1
1.42
1.33
11.8%
14.0%
8.5%
8.2%
1.39
1.76
0.8%
0.9%
1
vs Latin Leagues
125.0
1.86
1.54
11.2%
12.2%
13.2%
9.7%
0.85
1.25
1
vs Major Leagues
8.0
0.63
1.22
35.7%
22.6%
7.1%
8.2%
5.00
2.75
0.0%
1.8%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
RF
18.0
2.17
1.59
5.5%
42.1%
13.2%
34.4%
0.42
1.23
2
Memphis Red Sox
SP
105.2
1.52
1.41
14.8%
10.8%
9.3%
7.6%
1.59
1.42
1
Birmingham Black Barons
SP
65.2
1.49
1.41
9.7%
11.2%
12.1%
7.6%
0.80
1.47
13
Chicago American Giants
SP
801.2
1.38
1.30
11.9%
14.0%
7.9%
7.6%
1.50
1.85
0.8%
0.9%
3
West All Stars
RP
5.0
2.60
1.73
7.7%
13.5%
7.7%
10.8%
1.00
1.26
0.0%
0.7%
1
Kansas City Monarchs
RP
8.0
0.63
1.22
35.7%
22.6%
7.1%
8.2%
5.00
2.75
0.0%
1.8%
1
Chihuahua
SP
125.0
1.86
1.54
11.2%
12.2%
13.2%
9.7%
0.85
1.25
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
-
7.1
1.91
1.34
0.0%
12.0%
14.3%
7.1%
0.00
1.70



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
22
RF
11
43
76
22
35
2
NNL
23
SP
27
96
131
69
68
1
CAG
NN2
26
SP
14
417
365
68
106
18
8
4
5
38
45
3
11
8
.290
.362
.416
.779
CAG
27
SP
15
385
345
55
100
20
3
4
5
30
41
1
9
8
.290
.348
.400
.748
28
SP
12
289
245
48
78
9
4
4
8
0
35
39
0
0
9
0
6
.318
.404
.437
.840
29
SP
8
227
199
40
67
10
7
1
13
15
25
2
10
0
4
.337
.389
.472
.861
MULT
30
SP
22
561
499
54
103
9
11
4
23
44
92
5
13
9
.206
.277
.293
.570
31
SP
20
410
362
37
85
14
9
2
13
0
28
69
0
5
15
0
6
.235
.299
.340
.639
CAG
NAL
32
SP
14
52
86
25
45
0
33
SP
28
597
79
157
80
74
4
CAG
NAL
34
SP
8
26
46
19
21
3
MULT
NAL
35
SP
8
22
40
11
9
0
CAG
36
SP
11
288
258
37
69
10
1
1
6
22
11
3
5
.267
.332
.326
.658
CAG
NAL
38
SP
9
39
55
11
17
1
CAG
NAL
39
RP
2
8
11
6
5
2
15
8
SP
209
3174
2273
704
1210
90
43
20
73
0
455
596
0
32
72
0
41
.267
.335
.371
.706
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
180
2549
2247
623
1054
90
42
20
72
0
374
519
0
28
72
0
40
.269
.337
.373
.710
1
vs Latin Leagues
27
597
79
153
79
67
4
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
vs Major Leagues
2
28
26
2
3
0
1
0
1
2
10
0
0
1
.115
.179
.192
.371
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
RF
5
21
27
12
5
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
2
Memphis Red Sox
SP
22
79
117
44
70
3
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Birmingham Black Barons
SP
11
39
63
35
28
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
13
Chicago American Giants
SP
137
2523
2225
473
827
86
41
20
71
276
414
25
71
39
.267
.335
.369
.704
3
West All Stars
RP
3
26
22
5
11
4
1
0
1
0
2
2
0
0
1
0
1
.500
.542
.773
1.314
1
Kansas City Monarchs
RP
2
28
26
2
3
0
1
0
1
2
10
0
0
1
.115
.179
.192
.371
1
Chihuahua
SP
27
597
79
153
79
67
4
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
-
2
6
9
5
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000

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