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Bunny Downs



McKinley Downs


Born: March 7, 1894 in Chattanooga, TN
Died: June 30, 1973 in Winston-Salem, NC
          (79 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'5"
Wt: 158
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Notes:


• College: Morris Brown College (Atlanta, GA)
• Buried: Evergreen Cemetery (Winston-Salem, NC)
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Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
CF
2
1925
1929
HBG/HIL
8.2
8.1
0.5
0.0
-0.3
2
SP
7
1919
1925
BRG/HIL
6.9
-0.5
0.0
7.3
-0.0
3
C
5
1918
1922
HIL
5.0
5.0
-0.3
0.0
0.3
4
SS
4
1917
1923
HIL/BAG
4.6
3.0
0.9
0.0
0.6
5
SP
6
1920
1925
HIL/BRG
4.4
0.7
0.3
3.5
-0.1
6
SS
1
1929
1929
HIL
4.2
2.8
-0.0
1.3
0.1
7
CF
6
1918
1928
HIL/PTG
4.1
4.5
0.1
0.0
-0.5
8
3B
4
1918
1929
HIL/BAG
3.8
2.7
0.6
0.0
0.5
9
SS
1
1925
1925
HBG
3.5
3.1
0.0
-0.1
0.4
10
SP
2
1920
1921
HIL
3.4
0.2
-0.1
3.3
-0.0
11
LF
6
1920
1929
MULT
3.1
3.9
-0.1
0.0
-0.7
12
SP
1
1929
1929
HIL
2.9
0.1
0.0
2.8
0.0
13
SP
1
1923
1923
BAG
2.9
-0.2
0.0
3.1
-0.0
14
CF
7
1915
1929
HIL/WBS
2.8
1.6
1.6
0.0
-0.4
15
3B
4
1920
1923
HIL/BAG
2.7
-0.4
2.6
0.0
0.5
16
SP
1
1925
1925
HBG
2.6
-0.2
0.0
2.9
0.0
17
SP
3
1923
1925
BRG
2.5
0.2
0.0
2.3
-0.0
18
SP
6
1918
1929
HIL
2.3
1.1
-0.1
1.3
-0.1
19
RF
1
1925
1925
HBG
2.2
2.5
0.0
0.0
-0.3
20
CF
3
1923
1925
BRG
2.1
2.3
0.0
0.0
-0.2
21
SP
1
1923
1923
BAG
2.1
-0.3
0.0
2.3
0.0
22
SP
1
1924
1924
BRG
2.1
0.2
0.0
1.9
0.0
23
SP
3
1917
1922
PAS/HIL
2.0
0.4
0.0
1.6
0.0
24
CF
1
1916
1916
SLS
1.9
1.2
1.0
-0.1
-0.1
25
2B
2
1925
1929
HBG/HIL
1.8
-0.3
1.9
0.0
0.3
26
3B
2
1918
1925
MULT
1.8
1.7
0.1
0.0
0.0
27
LF
1
1923
1923
BAG
1.7
2.0
0.0
0.0
-0.2
28
SP
2
1925
1929
HIL/HBG
1.7
0.3
0.0
1.4
-0.0
29
1B
6
1919
1928
MULT
1.6
1.9
0.4
0.0
-0.7
30
3B
1
1915
1915
LWS/WBS
1.6
0.6
1.0
0.0
0.0
31
1B
2
1917
1918
MULT
1.6
1.6
-0.0
0.0
0.0
32
1B
3
1923
1925
BRG
1.4
1.7
0.0
0.0
-0.3
33
C
1
1929
1929
HIL
1.4
1.4
-0.1
0.0
0.1
34
SP
1
1925
1925
HBG
1.3
0.0
0.0
1.3
0.0
35
2B
4
1914
1918
MULT
1.3
0.8
0.4
0.0
0.1
36
SP
1
1929
1929
HIL
1.3
0.1
-0.0
1.2
-0.0
37
SP
1
1923
1923
BAG
1.3
-0.4
0.0
1.7
-0.0
38
3B
3
1923
1925
BRG
1.2
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.3
39
SP
1
1916
1916
SLS
1.2
0.3
0.0
0.9
0.0
40
C
4
1920
1925
BRG/HIL
1.1
0.4
0.6
0.0
0.2
41
SP
1
1929
1929
HIL
1.1
-0.4
0.0
1.5
0.0
42
SP
1
1915
1915
WBS
1.1
-0.1
0.3
0.9
-0.0
43
SP
1
1925
1925
HBG
1.1
0.1
0.0
1.0
0.0
44
LF
1
1925
1925
HBG
1.1
1.4
0.0
0.0
-0.3
45
SS
1
1916
1916
SLS
1.1
1.3
-0.3
0.0
0.1
46
C
3
1923
1925
BRG
1.0
0.8
0.0
0.0
0.2
47
CF
1
1924
1924
BRG
1.0
1.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
48
C
2
1925
1928
MULT
1.0
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.1
49
1B
1
1925
1925
HBG
0.9
1.2
0.0
0.0
-0.3
50
2B
1
1920
1920
HIL
0.9
0.8
0.1
0.0
0.0
51
2B
1
1925
1925
BRG
0.9
0.8
0.0
0.0
0.1
52
LF
2
1915
1916
WBS/SLS
0.9
1.0
0.0
0.0
-0.2
53
RF
1
1916
1916
SLS
0.9
1.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
54
SP
1
1915
1915
WBS
0.8
0.0
0.0
0.8
0.0
55
SP
2
1919
1923
BRG/HIL
0.8
-0.1
0.0
0.9
0.0
56
SP
2
1914
1915
WBS
0.8
0.2
-0.0
0.6
-0.0
57
SP
4
1919
1925
BRG/HIL
0.8
0.6
0.0
0.3
-0.1
58
SP
2
1917
1918
BAG/HIL
0.8
-0.1
-0.0
0.9
-0.0
59
C
3
1914
1916
SLS/WBS
0.7
0.9
-0.3
0.0
0.2
60
RP
3
1914
1916
SLS/WBS
0.7
0.2
-0.3
0.9
-0.0
61
SS
1
1925
1925
WP
0.7
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.2
62
C
1
1925
1925
HBG/WP
0.6
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.1
63
1B
1
1929
1929
HIL
0.6
0.6
0.2
0.0
-0.2
64
SP
1
1915
1915
LWS
0.6
-0.3
0.3
0.6
-0.0
65
3B
1
1925
1925
HBG
0.5
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.2
66
SP
1
1925
1925
WP
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
67
LF
1
1918
1918
BAG/HIL
0.5
0.5
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
68
SS
3
1923
1925
BRG
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.5
69
LF
2
1918
1919
BAG/HIL
0.4
0.2
0.4
0.0
-0.1
70
SP
1
1925
1925
WP
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
71
CF
2
1917
1918
HIL/BAG
0.3
-0.1
0.4
0.0
-0.0
72
LF
2
1918
1928
MULT
0.3
0.6
-0.3
0.0
-0.0
73
2B
3
1916
1918
SLS/BAG
0.3
0.5
-0.2
0.0
0.0
74
SP
1
1916
1916
SLS
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
75
RP
1
1925
1925
WP
0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.5
0.0
76
-
1
1917
1917
PAS
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.0
77
SS
1
1928
1928
PTG
0.3
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
78
SP
1
1925
1925
BRG
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
79
LF
1
1918
1918
BAG
0.3
0.0
0.2
0.0
-0.0
80
RF
1
1923
1923
BAG
0.2
0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.0
81
SS
1
1917
1917
HIL
0.2
-0.1
0.2
0.0
0.1
82
LF
4
1917
1920
HIL/BAG
0.2
-0.1
0.5
0.0
-0.2
83
LF
3
1921
1929
WP/HIL
0.2
0.1
0.3
0.0
-0.3
84
3B
1
1923
1923
BRG
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
85
3B
1
1916
1916
SLS
0.2
-0.1
0.3
0.0
-0.0
86
C
1
1916
1916
SLS
0.2
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
87
C
4
1917
1923
MULT
0.1
-0.6
0.5
0.0
0.2
88
C
1
1915
1915
LWS
0.1
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.1
89
RF
1
1915
1915
WBS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
90
C
1
1923
1923
BAG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
91
SP
1
1929
1929
HIL
0.1
-0.2
-0.2
0.4
0.0
92
SP
1
1917
1917
BAG
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.2
-0.0
93
RF
1
1914
1914
WBS
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
94
RP
1
1917
1917
BAG
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
95
RP
1
1925
1925
WP
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
96
1B
1
1915
1915
WBS
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
97
3B
2
1918
1919
HIL/BAG
0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
98
2B
2
1917
1921
HIL
0.1
-0.1
0.2
0.0
-0.0
99
C
1
1928
1928
PTG
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
100
CF
1
1923
1923
BAG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
101
RP
1
1915
1915
LWS
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
102
1B
1
1923
1923
BAG
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
103
2B
1
1915
1915
WBS
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
104
2B
1
1925
1925
WP
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
105
SP
2
1923
1925
BAG/WP
0.0
0.2
0.0
-0.2
-0.0
106
C
3
1915
1919
MULT
0.0
-0.3
0.3
0.0
0.1
107
-
1
1923
1923
BAG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
108
3B
1
1914
1914
WBS
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
109
-
1
1925
1925
WP
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
110
C
1
1929
1929
HIL
0.0
-0.3
0.3
0.0
0.1
111
RP
3
1923
1929
MULT
0.0
0.2
0.0
-0.1
0.0
112
-
1
1916
1916
SLS
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
113
2B
1
1918
1918
BAG
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
114
SS
1
1920
1920
HIL
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
115
2B
1
1923
1923
BAG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
116
3B
1
1925
1925
HBG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
117
RF
1
1919
1919
HIL
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
118
2B
1
1918
1918
BAG
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
119
SS
1
1915
1915
LWS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
120
-
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
121
-
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
122
C
1
1914
1914
WBS
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
123
-
1
1917
1917
PAS
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
124
2B
1
1917
1917
BAG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
125
LF
1
1923
1923
BAG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
126
2B
1
1914
1914
WBS
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
127
-
1
1917
1917
PAS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
128
2B
1
1925
1925
WP
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
129
3B
1
1925
1925
WP
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
130
3B
1
1915
1915
LWS
-0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
131
RF
1
1916
1916
SLS
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
132
CF
1
1923
1923
BAG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
133
SS
1
1917
1917
BAG
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
134
LF
1
1915
1915
WBS
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
135
CF
1
1925
1925
WP
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
136
RP
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
137
RF
1
1917
1917
BAG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
138
CF
1
1917
1917
BAG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
139
RP
1
1917
1917
HIL
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
140
-
1
1915
1915
LWS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
141
-
1
1918
1918
BAG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
142
-
1
1917
1917
BAG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
143
SP
2
1923
1925
BAG/HBG
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.1
-0.0
144
3B
1
1914
1914
WBS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
145
-
1
1918
1918
BAG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
146
-
1
1915
1915
LWS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
147
RF
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.1
-0.3
0.4
0.0
-0.3
148
SS
1
1920
1920
HIL
-0.1
-0.3
0.1
0.0
0.1
149
CF
2
1918
1923
HIL/BRG
-0.1
-0.5
0.5
0.0
-0.1
150
SP
1
1918
1918
BAG
-0.1
0.0
0.1
-0.2
0.0
151
RF
1
1914
1914
WBS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
152
LF
1
1915
1915
WBS
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
153
-
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
154
CF
1
1923
1923
BRG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
155
C
1
1925
1925
HBG
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
156
-
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
157
RP
1
1915
1915
LWS
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
158
CF
1
1917
1917
HIL
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
159
LF
1
1925
1925
WP
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
160
RF
1
1917
1917
HIL
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
161
SS
1
1918
1918
BAG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
162
C
2
1914
1916
WBS/SLS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
163
-
1
1914
1914
WBS
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
164
3B
2
1914
1915
WBS
-0.2
-0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
165
-
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
166
SP
1
1915
1915
LWS
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
167
1B
1
1917
1917
HIL
-0.2
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
168
-
1
1915
1915
WBS
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
169
RP
1
1915
1915
LWS
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
170
C
2
1916
1923
BAG/SLS
-0.2
0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
171
-
1
1925
1925
WP
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
172
2B
2
1917
1918
MULT
-0.2
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
173
CF
2
1914
1915
WBS
-0.2
0.3
-0.5
0.0
0.0
174
C
4
1918
1923
HIL/BAG
-0.2
0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.1
175
RP
1
1915
1915
WBS/LWS
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
176
SS
1
1915
1915
LWS/WBS
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
177
RF
1
1923
1923
BAG
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
178
-
1
1922
1922
HIL
-0.2
-0.3
0.1
-0.0
0.0
179
CF
1
1917
1917
BAG
-0.2
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.0
180
RF
1
1918
1918
BAG
-0.2
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
181
SP
2
1918
1919
HIL
-0.2
-0.3
-0.0
0.1
-0.0
182
3B
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.2
0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
183
C
1
1925
1925
HBG
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
184
SP
3
1925
1929
MULT
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.1
0.0
185
-
1
1923
1923
BAG
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
186
CF
2
1917
1919
HIL/PAS
-0.3
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
187
-
1
1916
1916
SLS
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
188
SP
3
1921
1928
HIL/PTG
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
-0.2
-0.0
189
2B
1
1921
1921
HIL
-0.3
-0.0
-0.3
0.0
0.0
190
RP
1
1922
1922
HIL
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
191
-
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
192
RF
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
193
LF
3
1923
1925
BRG
-0.3
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.4
194
3B
1
1919
1919
HIL
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
195
C
1
1917
1917
HIL
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
196
SS
1
1916
1916
SLS
-0.3
-0.5
-0.0
0.0
0.2
197
LF
1
1918
1918
HIL
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
-0.3
-0.0
198
SP
1
1915
1915
LWS
-0.4
-0.1
-0.0
-0.2
-0.0
199
-
1
1916
1916
SLS
-0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
200
LF
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.4
0.6
-0.9
0.0
-0.1
201
2B
3
1921
1923
HIL/BAG
-0.4
0.4
-0.8
0.0
0.0
202
SP
1
1922
1922
HIL
-0.4
-0.1
-0.1
-0.2
-0.0
203
-
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
204
RF
2
1914
1915
WBS/LWS
-0.4
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
205
1B
3
1914
1918
MULT
-0.4
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
206
-
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.4
-0.0
-0.0
-0.4
-0.0
207
1B
1
1916
1916
SLS
-0.4
-0.0
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
208
3B
2
1917
1922
HIL
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
209
C
1
1923
1923
BAG
-0.5
-0.6
0.0
0.0
0.1
210
RF
1
1917
1917
BAG
-0.5
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
211
3B
2
1917
1918
BAG
-0.5
-0.1
-0.1
-0.3
-0.0
212
1B
1
1915
1915
WBS
-0.5
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
213
-
3
1921
1929
HIL
-0.5
-0.6
-0.0
0.0
0.1
214
SP
3
1917
1923
BAG
-0.6
-0.1
-0.1
-0.4
-0.0
215
LF
1
1915
1915
LWS
-0.6
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
216
RP
3
1918
1925
MULT
-0.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
217
-
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.6
-0.5
-0.2
0.0
0.1
218
RF
1
1925
1925
BRG
-0.7
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.1
219
SS
2
1914
1915
WBS
-0.7
-0.4
-0.2
0.0
0.0
220
-
1
1916
1916
SLS
-0.7
0.0
0.0
-0.7
0.0
221
SP
1
1923
1923
BRG/BAG
-0.7
0.1
0.0
-0.8
0.0
222
3B
1
1917
1917
BAG
-0.8
-0.6
0.0
-0.3
0.1
223
1B
4
1917
1923
HIL/BAG
-0.8
-0.6
0.1
-0.1
-0.3
224
SP
2
1922
1925
HBG/HIL
-0.9
-0.2
0.0
-0.7
0.0
225
RP
2
1918
1923
BAG
-0.9
-0.3
-0.1
-0.4
-0.0
226
RP
3
1914
1923
MULT
-1.0
0.2
0.0
-1.2
-0.0
227
RP
1
1925
1925
WP
-1.3
-0.1
0.0
-1.2
0.0
228
RP
1
1916
1916
SLS
-1.7
-0.1
-0.0
-1.6
-0.0

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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