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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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• College: George Smith College (Sedalia, MO)
• Buried: Burr Oak Cemetery (Alsip, IL)
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All Teammate Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
7
1917
1932
19.3
1
1918
1918
0.6
1
1916
1916
0.3
1
1918
1918
0.2
1
1918
1918
0.1
Center Field Yrs First Last
1
1919
1919
3.1
2
1918
1919
2.6
3
1920
1931
1.5
2
1916
1917
0.5
1
1923
1923
0.2

Right Field Yrs First Last
3
1922
1924
13.0
3
1916
1918
2.0
1
1920
1920
0.4
1
1918
1918
0.3
1
1918
1918
0.3
Shortstop Yrs First Last
5
1920
1924
24.2
2
1918
1921
1.2
3
1916
1919
1.1
2
1916
1918
0.5
1
1916
1916
0.1
Second Base Yrs First Last
3
1918
1921
2.8
4
1922
1931
2.5
3
1922
1924
1.6
1
1921
1921
1.4
1
1920
1920
0.2
Third Base Yrs First Last
4
1922
1931
4.3
3
1920
1922
4.2
2
1918
1919
1.2
1
1921
1921
0.4
1
1919
1919
0.4
First Base Yrs First Last
3
1920
1922
5.9
1
1919
1919
1.6
2
1916
1918
1.4
4
1921
1924
0.4
1
1918
1918
0.2
Manager Yrs First Last
Catcher Yrs First Last
5
1921
1931
5.2
1
1931
1931
0.7
1
1918
1918
0.5
2
1920
1921
0.2
1
1919
1919
0.2
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
5
1920
1924
33.4
12
1916
1932
11.7
4
1920
1923
11.2
8
1916
1924
7.1
5
1919
1923
5.2
4
1917
1924
3.4
1
1918
1918
2.2
2
1922
1923
2.2
4
1921
1924
1.3
2
1923
1924
1.0
2
1916
1919
0.9
1
1924
1924
0.9
1
1931
1931
0.8
1
1931
1931
0.7
1
1919
1919
0.7
1
1917
1917
0.5
1
1924
1924
0.4
1
1931
1931
0.4
2
1916
1918
0.3
1
1918
1918
0.3
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
1
1918
1918
1.0
1
1916
1916
0.5
1
1916
1916
0.4
1
1931
1931
0.3
1
1931
1931
0.2
1
1924
1924
0.2
1
1921
1921
0.2
1
1917
1917
0.1
1
1918
1918
0.1
1
1923
1923
0.0
1
1922
1922
-0.0
1
1924
1924
-0.1
1
1918
1918
-0.1
1
1918
1918
-0.1

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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