Bill Drake - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Bill Drake



William P. Drake
(Plunk)

Born: June 8, 1895 in Sedalia, MO
Died: October 30, 1977 in St. Louis, MO
          (82 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'0"
Wt: 205
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Notes:


• Buried: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery (Lemay, MO)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
SLG
WES
21
SP
0
3
.000
3
2
2
0
0
26.0
11
6
22
0
6
9
0
1
113
2.08
132
ALL
WES
22
SP
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
14
11
16
1
7
2
0
0
49
11.00
24
SLG
WES
24
SP
0
2
.000
3
2
1
0
0
22.0
14
8
18
2
11
11
0
1
94
3.27
103
SLG
25
SP
12
14
.462
29
27
23
2
1
232.0
121
85
251
4
74
110
0
1
1011
3.30
101
SLG
26
SP
17
13
.567
35
26
23
2
1
244.0
111
82
221
1
83
142
0
4
1018
3.02
128
27
SP
7
12
.368
24
19
9
0
0
142.1
95
75
180
5
50
65
2
4
655
4.74
96
KCM
NNL
28
SP
12
10
.545
26
22
14
0
1
185.0
105
79
203
5
59
69
2
0
8
806
3.84
114
KCM
29
SP
11
9
.550
30
19
10
0
1
161.2
89
71
160
0
62
63
2
7
63
3.95
90
KCM
MULT
30
SP
9
9
.500
25
15
10
3
0
145.0
60
57
133
0
40
70
0
1
600
3.54
138
9
3
SP
68
73
.482
176
133
93
7
4
1167.0
620
474
1204
18
392
541
6
0
27
4409
3.66
104
162 Game Average
15
16
.482
39
29
20
2
1
256.2
136
104
265
5
86
119
1
0
6
1136
3.66
104
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Negro Leagues
66
70
.485
169
127
88
7
4
1114.2
589
452
1146
17
378
519
6
0
27
4181
3.65
106
2
vs Major Leagues
1
2
.333
5
4
3
0
0
35.1
21
13
39
0
9
14
0
0
154
3.31
76
1
vs High Minors
1
1
.500
2
2
2
0
0
17.0
10
9
19
1
5
8
0
0
74
4.76
76
 
Team Lg Pos
5
St. Louis Stars I
SP
29
36
.446
76
61
50
4
2
553.2
286
206
555
8
190
281
1
8
2383
3.35
106
1
All Nations Club
-
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
14
11
16
1
7
2
0
0
49
11.00
24
4
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
39
36
.520
99
71
42
3
2
604.1
320
257
633
9
195
258
5
0
19
1977
3.83
107



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
SLG
WES
21
SP
26.0
1.08
1.17
8.0%
12.5%
5.3%
8.5%
1.50
1.47
0.0%
0.4%
ALL
WES
22
SP
9.0
2.56
1.20
4.1%
11.0%
14.3%
8.2%
0.29
1.34
2.0%
0.2%
SLG
WES
24
SP
22.0
1.32
1.32
11.7%
10.4%
11.7%
8.9%
1.00
1.16
2.1%
1.0%
SLG
25
SP
232.0
1.40
1.27
10.9%
14.2%
7.3%
7.8%
1.49
1.45
0.4%
0.4%
SLG
26
SP
244.0
1.25
1.31
13.9%
12.2%
8.2%
6.7%
1.71
1.59
0.1%
1.0%
27
SP
142.1
1.62
1.43
9.9%
12.5%
7.6%
7.2%
1.30
1.56
0.8%
1.4%
KCM
NNL
28
SP
185.0
1.42
1.45
8.6%
9.1%
7.3%
8.1%
1.17
1.13
0.6%
1.4%
KCM
29
SP
161.2
1.37
1.25
9.0%
10.9%
8.8%
7.5%
1.02
1.50
0.0%
KCM
MULT
30
SP
145.0
1.19
1.36
11.7%
12.0%
6.7%
8.2%
1.75
1.28
0.0%
9
3
SP
1167.0
1.37
1.33
10.7%
11.1%
7.8%
7.8%
1.38
1.42
0.5%
0.9%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
9
Negro Leagues
1114.2
1.37
1.33
10.8%
10.9%
7.8%
7.9%
1.37
1.38
0.5%
0.9%
2
vs Major Leagues
35.1
1.36
1.27
9.1%
14.6%
5.8%
6.5%
1.56
2.23
0.0%
0.8%
1
vs High Minors
17.0
1.41
1.31
10.8%
15.6%
6.8%
6.3%
1.60
2.48
1.4%
1.9%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
5
St. Louis Stars I
SP
553.2
1.35
1.29
11.8%
11.7%
8.0%
7.9%
1.48
1.50
0.3%
0.7%
1
All Nations Club
-
9.0
2.56
1.20
4.1%
11.0%
14.3%
8.2%
0.29
1.34
2.0%
0.2%
4
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
604.1
1.37
1.37
9.9%
10.5%
7.5%
7.8%
1.32
1.35
0.6%
1.2%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
SLG
WES
21
SP
3
113
102
11
22
5
0
0
5
6
9
1
4
0
.216
.266
.265
.531
ALL
WES
22
SP
1
49
39
14
16
2
2
1
0
7
2
0
3
1
.410
.500
.641
1.141
SLG
WES
24
SP
3
94
79
14
18
2
0
2
4
11
11
1
3
3
.228
.330
.329
.659
SLG
25
SP
29
1011
913
121
251
32
12
4
26
74
110
1
23
17
.275
.330
.349
.679
SLG
26
SP
35
1018
903
111
221
22
16
1
27
83
142
4
28
24
.245
.311
.308
.619
27
SP
24
655
574
95
180
25
7
5
14
50
65
4
27
9
.314
.373
.408
.780
KCM
NNL
28
SP
26
806
718
105
203
5
59
69
8
.283
.344
KCM
29
SP
30
63
53
89
160
2
0
0
3
1
62
63
0
7
4
0
1
3.019
1.877
3.057
4.934
KCM
MULT
30
SP
25
600
46
60
133
1
3
0
3
1
40
70
1
1
0
1
0
2.891
1.977
3.043
5.021
9
3
SP
176
4409
3427
620
1204
91
40
18
82
2
392
541
1
27
92
1
55
.275
.336
.350
.686
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Negro Leagues
169
4181
3219
589
1146
86
36
17
76
2
378
519
1
27
86
1
48
.274
.337
.349
.686
2
vs Major Leagues
5
154
141
21
39
3
3
0
6
9
14
0
4
4
.277
.320
.340
.660
1
vs High Minors
2
74
67
10
19
2
1
1
0
5
8
0
2
3
.284
.333
.388
.721
 
Team Lg Pos
5
St. Louis Stars I
SP
76
2383
2123
286
555
65
29
8
71
190
281
8
62
46
.261
.324
.331
.655
1
All Nations Club
-
1
49
39
14
16
2
2
1
0
7
2
0
3
1
.410
.500
.641
1.141
4
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
99
1977
1265
320
633
24
9
9
11
2
195
258
1
19
27
1
8
.292
.351
.404
.755

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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