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
Biographical
Wikipedia BR Bullpen SABR Bio Project SABR Index
Photos & Videos
Google Photos / + Baseball Yahoo Photos / + Baseball MLB.com YouTube

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
31
27
4
5
0
0
0
3
1
2
2
.185
.241
.185
.427
26
BRG
EAS
29
SS
9
38
35
2
8
1
0
0
7
0
1
0
0
2
.229
.250
.257
.507
41
BRG
IND
30
SS
5
18
18
3
5
1
1
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
.278
.278
.444
.722
147
HG
EAS
31
RF
18
71
61
6
16
6
1
0
8
3
5
0
5
.262
.318
.393
.712
79
HG
IND
32
SS
42
165
142
19
37
4
4
0
15
2
0
12
1
0
11
.261
.318
.345
.663
88
EWL
33
CF
55
228
203
41
66
12
0
0
18
6
17
0
8
.325
.377
.384
.762
112
HG
NN2
34
SS
15
58
50
12
12
4
0
0
4
0
5
1
2
.240
.321
.320
.641
81
PC
NN2
38
LF
2
9
8
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
.125
.125
.125
.250
-34
8
5
CF
154
618
544
88
150
28
6
0
58
12
0
42
2
1
31
.276
.329
.349
.678
89
162 Game Average
650
572
93
158
29
6
0
61
24
0
44
65
1
33
.276
.329
.349
.678
89
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Chicago American Giants
RF
8
31
27
4
5
0
0
0
3
1
2
2
.185
.241
.185
.427
26
2
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SS
14
56
53
5
13
2
1
0
10
0
1
0
0
2
.245
.259
.321
.580
75
4
Homestead Grays
CF
99
388
334
53
90
17
5
0
36
6
0
32
1
1
21
.269
.335
.350
.685
88
1
Washington Pilots
CF
31
134
122
25
41
9
0
0
9
5
7
0
5
.336
.372
.410
.782
120
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
-
2
9
8
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
.125
.125
.125
.250
-34



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
CAG
NNL
31
.201
.314
6.5%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.099
BRG
EAS
38
.227
.326
2.6%
7.9%
0.0%
1.6%
4.94
0.0%
1.3%
.029
.114
BRG
IND
18
.322
.274
0.0%
6.8%
0.0%
0.3%
23.00
0.0%
0.8%
.167
.071
HG
EAS
71
.301
.349
7.0%
8.2%
0.0%
1.8%
.131
.135
HG
IND
165
.290
.321
7.3%
7.5%
0.6%
1.1%
12.00
6.61
0.0%
1.1%
.085
.111
EWL
228
.356
.338
7.5%
0.1%
8.4%
75.12
0.0%
0.8%
.059
.092
HG
NN2
58
.293
.318
8.6%
6.3%
0.0%
1.1%
.080
.116
PC
NN2
9
.103
.338
0.0%
8.0%
11.1%
0.1%
0.00
61.50
0.0%
1.6%
.000
.130
8
5
618
.306
.329
6.8%
7.9%
0.9%
0.6%
6.50
42.30
0.0%
1.1%
.074
.106
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Chicago American Giants
31
.201
.314
6.5%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.099
2
Brooklyn Royal Giants
56
.258
.310
1.8%
7.6%
0.0%
1.2%
10.74
0.0%
1.1%
.075
.100
4
Homestead Grays
388
.307
.331
8.2%
7.7%
0.6%
0.8%
12.00
32.16
0.0%
1.2%
.081
.112
1
Washington Pilots
134
.360
.334
5.2%
8.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.074
.091
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
9
.103
.338
0.0%
8.0%
11.1%
0.1%
0.00
61.50
0.0%
1.6%
.000
.130

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