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John Donaldson



John Wesley Donaldson


Born: February 20, 1891 in Glasgow, MO
Died: April 14, 1970 in Chicago, IL
          (79 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 6'1"
Wt: 180
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Notes:


• College: George Smith College (Sedalia, MO)
• Buried: Burr Oak Cemetery (Alsip, IL)
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Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
RP
FHL
24
SP
0
4
.000
4
4
2
0
0
30.2
19
13
31
0
13
24
0
2
145
3.82
82
ALL
WES
25
LF
2
0
1.000
2
2
2
0
0
15.0
7
6
12
0
6
19
0
2
64
3.60
91
ALL
WES
26
RF
3
4
.429
8
7
7
0
1
60.0
20
13
41
0
13
45
0
2
238
1.95
132
DS
WES
28
LF
5
5
.500
11
10
9
2
0
85.0
31
22
68
0
29
38
0
2
340
2.33
139
27
SP
7
5
.583
14
12
11
3
0
112.1
37
26
110
0
32
56
1
2
480
2.08
165
KCM
29
CF
6
6
.500
14
10
8
1
1
95.1
50
40
100
0
25
54
0
1
400
3.78
92
KCM
30
CF
0
3
.000
8
3
1
0
1
41.2
27
23
41
0
11
15
0
1
173
4.97
75
DAS
IND
41
SP
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
8.0
6
4
9
0
1
5
2
0
33
4.50
100
8
7
SP
23
28
.451
62
49
41
6
3
448.0
197
147
412
0
130
256
3
12
1873
2.95
113
162 Game Average
14
17
.451
38
30
25
4
2
274.1
121
90
252
0
80
157
2
7
1147
2.95
113
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Royal Poinciana Hotel
RP
0
4
.000
4
4
2
0
0
30.2
19
13
31
0
13
24
0
2
145
3.82
82
2
All Nations Club
SP
5
4
.556
10
9
9
0
1
75.0
27
19
53
0
19
64
0
4
302
2.28
121
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
SP
3
1
.750
5
4
3
1
0
37.1
13
10
30
0
12
19
0
2
159
2.41
151
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SP
4
4
.500
9
8
8
2
0
75.0
24
16
80
0
20
37
1
0
321
1.92
174
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
5
5
.500
11
10
9
2
0
85.0
31
22
68
0
29
38
0
2
340
2.33
139
2
Kansas City Monarchs
CF
6
9
.400
22
13
9
1
2
137.0
77
63
141
0
36
69
0
2
573
4.14
86
1
Donaldson's All Stars
-
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
8.0
6
4
9
0
1
5
2
0
33
4.50
100



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
RP
FHL
24
SP
30.2
1.43
1.20
16.6%
24.4%
9.0%
12.2%
1.85
2.00
0.0%
0.6%
ALL
WES
25
LF
15.0
1.20
1.30
29.7%
12.0%
9.4%
9.1%
3.17
1.32
0.0%
0.4%
ALL
WES
26
RF
60.0
0.90
1.17
18.9%
11.4%
5.5%
8.3%
3.46
1.37
0.0%
0.2%
27
SP
112.1
1.26
1.38
11.7%
10.2%
6.7%
8.8%
1.75
1.23
0.0%
0.4%
DS
WES
28
LF
85.0
1.14
1.29
11.2%
10.9%
8.5%
9.1%
1.31
1.19
0.0%
1.0%
KCM
29
CF
95.1
1.31
1.29
13.5%
11.4%
6.3%
8.3%
2.16
1.38
0.0%
0.5%
KCM
30
CF
41.2
1.25
1.29
8.7%
11.0%
6.4%
7.1%
1.36
1.55
0.0%
0.8%
DAS
IND
41
SP
8.0
1.25
1.38
15.2%
14.3%
3.0%
7.8%
5.00
1.84
0.0%
0.9%
8
7
SP
448.0
1.21
1.29
13.7%
12.2%
6.9%
8.8%
1.97
1.37
0.0%
0.6%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Royal Poinciana Hotel
RP
30.2
1.43
1.20
16.6%
24.4%
9.0%
12.2%
1.85
2.00
0.0%
0.6%
2
All Nations Club
SP
75.0
0.96
1.20
21.2%
11.5%
6.3%
8.5%
3.37
1.36
0.0%
0.3%
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SP
75.0
1.33
1.42
11.5%
12.1%
6.2%
8.8%
1.85
1.37
0.0%
0.4%
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
SP
37.1
1.13
1.29
11.9%
8.3%
7.5%
8.9%
1.58
0.93
0.0%
0.4%
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
85.0
1.14
1.29
11.2%
10.9%
8.5%
9.1%
1.31
1.19
0.0%
1.0%
2
Kansas City Monarchs
CF
137.0
1.29
1.29
12.0%
11.3%
6.3%
7.9%
1.92
1.43
0.0%
0.6%
1
Donaldson's All Stars
-
8.0
1.25
1.38
15.2%
14.3%
3.0%
7.8%
5.00
1.84
0.0%
0.9%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
RP
FHL
24
SP
4
145
125
19
31
1
1
0
3
13
24
2
5
3
.248
.329
.272
.601
ALL
WES
25
LF
2
64
54
7
12
2
1
0
10
6
19
2
2
0
.222
.323
.296
.619
ALL
WES
26
RF
8
238
216
20
41
7
2
0
4
13
45
2
7
4
.190
.242
.241
.483
27
SP
14
480
427
37
110
11
3
0
5
32
56
2
21
8
.258
.312
.297
.610
DS
WES
28
LF
11
340
299
31
68
15
2
0
10
29
38
2
10
8
.227
.300
.291
.591
KCM
29
CF
14
400
361
50
100
16
5
0
12
25
54
1
13
6
.277
.326
.349
.675
KCM
30
CF
8
173
158
27
41
8
4
0
11
11
15
1
3
3
.259
.312
.361
.673
DAS
IND
41
SP
1
33
31
6
9
0
1
0
2
1
5
0
1
0
.290
.313
.355
.667
8
7
SP
62
1873
1671
197
412
60
19
0
57
130
256
12
62
32
.247
.306
.305
.611
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Royal Poinciana Hotel
RP
4
145
125
19
31
1
1
0
3
13
24
2
5
3
.248
.329
.272
.601
2
All Nations Club
SP
10
302
270
27
53
9
3
0
14
19
64
4
9
4
.196
.259
.252
.511
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SP
9
321
289
24
80
7
2
0
2
20
37
0
14
7
.277
.324
.315
.639
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
SP
5
159
138
13
30
4
1
0
3
12
19
2
7
1
.217
.289
.261
.550
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
11
340
299
31
68
15
2
0
10
29
38
2
10
8
.227
.300
.291
.591
2
Kansas City Monarchs
CF
22
573
519
77
141
24
9
0
23
36
69
2
16
9
.272
.321
.353
.674
1
Donaldson's All Stars
-
1
33
31
6
9
0
1
0
2
1
5
0
1
0
.290
.313
.355
.667

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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.

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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