Bill Donovan - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Bill Donovan



William Edward Donovan
(Wild Bill)

Born: October 13, 1876 in Lawrence, MA
Died: December 9, 1923 in Forsyth, NY
          (47 years old)

Bats: B
Throws: R
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 190
Biographical
Wikipedia BR Bullpen SABR BioProject SABR Index
Photos & Videos
Google Photos / + Baseball Yahoo Photos / + Baseball MLB.com YouTube

Notes:


• Buried: Holy Cross Cemetery (Yeadon, PA)
• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
AMO
CvM
24
SP
2
0
1.000
2
2
2
0
0
18.0
8
1
10
0
5
15
1
0
72
0.50
582
1
1
SP
2
0
1.000
2
2
2
0
0
18.0
8
1
10
0
5
15
1
0
72
0.50
582
162 Game Average
34
0
1.000
34
34
34
0
0
306.0
136
17
170
0
85
255
17
0
1224
0.50
582



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
AMO
CvM
24
SP
18.0
0.83
1.63
20.8%
12.4%
6.9%
10.0%
3.00
1.25
0.0%
0.0%
1
1
SP
18.0
0.83
1.63
20.8%
12.4%
6.9%
10.0%
3.00
1.25
0.0%
0.0%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
AMO
CvM
24
SP
2
72
66
8
10
1
4
0
1
5
15
0
1
0
.152
.211
.288
.499
1
1
SP
2
72
66
8
10
1
4
0
1
5
15
0
1
0
.152
.211
.288
.499

If you have any questions regarding Negro Leagues statistical or biographical data, please contact gary@seamheads.com. For any other questions/comments/suggestions, please contact the web developer at BaseballGauge@gmail.com.

All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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