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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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All Teammate Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
6
1920
1929
3.1
1
1923
1923
1.7
1
1925
1925
1.1
2
1915
1916
0.9
1
1918
1918
0.5
Center Field Yrs First Last
2
1925
1929
8.2
6
1918
1928
4.1
7
1915
1929
2.8
3
1923
1925
2.1
1
1916
1916
1.9

Right Field Yrs First Last
1
1925
1925
2.2
1
1916
1916
0.9
1
1923
1923
0.2
1
1915
1915
0.1
1
1914
1914
0.1
Shortstop Yrs First Last
4
1917
1923
4.6
1
1929
1929
4.2
1
1925
1925
3.5
1
1916
1916
1.1
1
1925
1925
0.7
Second Base Yrs First Last
2
1925
1929
1.8
4
1914
1918
1.3
14
1914
1929
1.0
1
1920
1920
0.9
1
1925
1925
0.9
Third Base Yrs First Last
4
1918
1929
3.8
4
1920
1923
2.7
2
1918
1925
1.8
1
1915
1915
1.6
3
1923
1925
1.2
First Base Yrs First Last
6
1919
1928
1.6
2
1917
1918
1.6
3
1923
1925
1.4
1
1925
1925
0.9
1
1929
1929
0.6
Manager Yrs First Last
Catcher Yrs First Last
5
1918
1922
5.0
1
1929
1929
1.4
4
1920
1925
1.1
3
1923
1925
1.0
2
1925
1928
1.0
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
7
1919
1925
6.9
6
1920
1925
4.4
2
1920
1921
3.4
1
1929
1929
2.9
1
1923
1923
2.9
1
1925
1925
2.6
3
1923
1925
2.5
6
1918
1929
2.3
1
1923
1923
2.1
1
1924
1924
2.1
3
1917
1922
2.0
2
1925
1929
1.7
1
1925
1925
1.3
1
1929
1929
1.3
1
1923
1923
1.3
1
1916
1916
1.2
1
1929
1929
1.1
1
1915
1915
1.1
1
1925
1925
1.1
1
1915
1915
0.8
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
3
1914
1916
0.7
1
1925
1925
0.3
1
1917
1917
0.1
1
1925
1925
0.1
1
1915
1915
0.1
3
1923
1929
0.0
1
1929
1929
-0.1
1
1917
1917
-0.1
1
1915
1915
-0.1
1
1915
1915
-0.2
1
1915
1915
-0.2
1
1922
1922
-0.3
3
1918
1925
-0.6
2
1918
1923
-0.9
3
1914
1923
-1.0
1
1925
1925
-1.3
1
1916
1916
-1.7

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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