Bill Evans - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Bill Evans



William Demont Evans Jr.
(Happy; Gray Ghost)

Born: March 30, 1899 in Louisville, KY
Died: August 23, 1986 in Los Angeles, CA
          (87 years old)

Bats: B
Throws: R
Ht: 6'0"
Wt: 160
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Notes:


• College: Livingstone College (Salisbury, NC)
• Buried: Paradise Memorial Park Cemetery (Santa Fe Springs, CA)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
CAG
NNL
25
RF
8
28
24
4
5
0
0
0
2
1
2
0
2
.208
.269
.208
.478
39
NNL
27
CF
52
220
206
26
51
11
1
1
21
2
11
0
3
.248
.286
.325
.611
58
CHT
NNL
28
CF
29
101
95
9
14
1
1
0
1
4
4
0
2
.147
.182
.179
.361
-2
BRG
EAS
29
SS
9
38
35
2
8
1
0
0
7
0
1
0
2
.229
.250
.257
.507
42
BRG
IND
30
SS
5
18
18
3
5
1
1
0
3
0
0
0
0
.278
.278
.444
.722
142
HG
EAS
31
RF
53
211
186
27
56
16
3
0
36
8
15
1
9
.301
.356
.419
.776
86
HG
IND
32
SS
42
165
142
19
37
4
4
0
15
2
12
0
11
.261
.318
.345
.663
89
EWL
33
CF
57
234
209
41
66
12
0
0
18
6
17
0
8
.316
.367
.373
.740
104
HG
NN2
34
SS
15
58
50
12
12
4
0
0
4
0
5
1
2
.240
.321
.320
.641
80
PC
NN2
38
LF
2
9
8
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.125
.125
.125
.250
-34
10
8
CF
272
1082
973
144
255
50
10
1
107
23
67
2
40
.262
.311
.337
.648
73
162 Game Average
644
580
86
152
30
6
1
64
20
40
1
24
.262
.311
.337
.648
73
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Chicago American Giants
RF
8
28
24
4
5
0
0
0
2
1
2
0
2
.208
.269
.208
.478
39
1
Dayton Marcos
CF
24
101
100
10
23
4
1
1
12
1
1
0
0
.230
.238
.320
.558
44
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
CF
28
119
106
16
28
7
0
0
9
1
10
0
3
.264
.328
.330
.658
70
1
Cleveland Hornets
CF
29
101
95
9
14
1
1
0
1
4
4
0
2
.147
.182
.179
.361
-2
2
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SS
14
56
53
5
13
2
1
0
10
0
1
0
2
.245
.259
.321
.580
74
4
Homestead Grays
RF
136
534
465
74
130
27
7
0
64
11
42
2
25
.280
.342
.368
.710
87
1
Washington Pilots
CF
31
134
122
25
41
9
0
0
9
5
7
0
5
.336
.372
.410
.782
116
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
-
2
9
8
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.125
.125
.125
.250
-34



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
CAG
NNL
28
.225
.319
7.1%
7.7%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.098
NNL
220
.279
.344
5.0%
8.5%
0.5%
1.4%
.078
.128
CHT
NNL
101
.169
.332
4.0%
7.8%
0.0%
1.3%
.032
.115
BRG
EAS
38
.227
.325
2.6%
7.9%
0.0%
1.3%
.029
.113
BRG
IND
18
.322
.280
0.0%
7.0%
0.0%
0.8%
.167
.072
HG
EAS
211
.339
.365
7.1%
8.5%
0.0%
1.7%
.118
.145
HG
IND
165
.290
.320
7.3%
7.5%
0.4%
16.84
0.0%
1.1%
.085
.111
EWL
234
.346
.341
7.3%
8.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.057
.094
HG
NN2
58
.293
.320
8.6%
6.4%
0.0%
1.1%
.080
.117
PC
NN2
9
.103
.337
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
1.6%
.000
.129
10
8
1082
.293
.339
6.2%
8.1%
0.1%
1.2%
.075
.117
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Chicago American Giants
28
.225
.319
7.1%
7.7%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.098
1
Dayton Marcos
101
.250
.342
1.0%
8.5%
1.0%
1.4%
.090
.127
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
119
.303
.346
8.4%
8.6%
0.0%
1.4%
.066
.129
1
Cleveland Hornets
101
.169
.332
4.0%
7.8%
0.0%
1.3%
.032
.115
2
Brooklyn Royal Giants
56
.258
.310
1.8%
7.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.075
.099
4
Homestead Grays
534
.317
.342
7.9%
8.0%
0.0%
1.3%
.088
.122
1
Washington Pilots
134
.360
.340
5.2%
8.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.074
.093
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
9
.103
.337
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
1.6%
.000
.129

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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