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Bill Force



William Force
(Buddie)

Born: July 17, 1895 in Walker County, GA
Died: April 2, 1969 in Norfolk, VA
          (73 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 165
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Notes:


• College: Knoxville College (Knoxville, TN)
• Buried: Hampton National Cemetery (Hampton, VA)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
DS
NNL
25
SP
12
10
.545
33
22
14
0
1
205.1
118
90
200
11
55
117
1
10
870
3.94
102
DS
NNL
26
SP
10
6
.625
26
18
13
1
1
168.2
88
73
143
16
49
110
0
10
704
3.90
112
DS
27
SP
12
10
.545
40
19
10
0
3
202.2
127
88
205
17
53
96
1
0
2
883
3.91
112
BBS
ECL
28
SP
9
6
.600
24
11
6
1
0
114.0
66
50
119
28
62
2
4
3.95
98
BBS
ECL
29
SP
3
5
.375
13
11
7
1
0
82.0
45
37
90
28
26
2
1
361
4.06
117
BBS
ECL
30
SP
2
5
.286
14
7
2
1
0
49.1
44
32
62
2
25
21
1
1
234
5.84
73
BBS
ECL
31
SP
7
6
.538
22
13
5
0
0
117.0
70
49
119
9
40
37
3
5
516
3.77
113
BBS
ECL
32
RP
3
1
.750
12
4
1
0
0
58.0
51
42
79
8
21
16
0
1
274
6.52
65
BBS
ANL
33
SP
1
2
.333
4
3
2
0
0
21.0
15
11
21
2
8
6
0
1
96
4.71
112
BRG
EAS
34
SP
0
1
.000
2
1
1
0
0
15.0
11
9
17
1
8
2
0
0
69
5.40
130
10
3
SP
59
52
.532
190
109
61
4
5
1033.0
635
481
1055
66
315
493
10
0
35
4007
4.19
102
162 Game Average
13
12
.532
43
25
14
1
1
235.0
144
109
240
19
72
112
2
0
8
1032
4.19
102
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Negro Leagues
58
51
.532
187
108
61
4
5
1025.1
625
477
1049
64
312
489
10
0
35
3976
4.19
102
1
vs Major Leagues
1
1
.500
3
1
0
0
0
7.2
10
4
6
2
3
4
0
0
31
4.70
91
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Detroit Stars I
SP
34
26
.567
99
59
37
1
5
576.2
333
251
548
44
157
323
2
0
22
2457
3.92
108
6
Baltimore Black Sox
SP
25
25
.500
89
49
23
3
0
441.1
291
221
490
21
150
168
8
13
1481
4.51
95
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
RP
0
1
.000
2
1
1
0
0
15.0
11
9
17
1
8
2
0
0
69
5.40
130



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
DS
NNL
25
SP
205.1
1.24
1.35
13.4%
11.1%
6.3%
7.5%
2.13
1.48
1.3%
0.8%
DS
NNL
26
SP
168.2
1.14
1.38
15.6%
11.4%
7.0%
7.6%
2.24
1.49
2.3%
1.1%
DS
27
SP
202.2
1.27
1.45
10.9%
11.1%
6.0%
7.9%
1.81
1.15
1.9%
1.6%
BBS
ECL
28
SP
114.0
1.29
1.29
12.8%
11.1%
5.8%
6.2%
2.21
1.78
BBS
ECL
29
SP
82.0
1.44
1.44
7.2%
9.2%
7.8%
7.6%
0.93
1.21
BBS
ECL
30
SP
49.1
1.76
1.42
9.0%
10.1%
10.7%
9.5%
0.84
1.06
0.9%
1.1%
BBS
ECL
31
SP
117.0
1.36
1.44
7.2%
9.3%
7.8%
9.0%
0.93
1.04
1.7%
1.3%
BBS
ECL
32
RP
58.0
1.72
1.36
5.8%
10.1%
7.7%
8.0%
0.76
1.27
2.9%
1.7%
BBS
ANL
33
SP
21.0
1.38
1.61
6.3%
9.0%
8.3%
9.2%
0.75
0.98
2.1%
1.3%
BRG
EAS
34
SP
15.0
1.67
1.83
2.9%
8.5%
11.6%
9.2%
0.25
0.93
1.4%
1.6%
10
3
SP
1033.0
1.33
1.40
11.0%
10.2%
7.0%
7.9%
1.57
1.33
1.8%
1.2%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
10
Negro Leagues
1025.1
1.33
1.40
11.0%
10.2%
7.0%
7.9%
1.57
1.33
1.8%
1.2%
1
vs Major Leagues
7.2
1.17
1.33
12.9%
13.0%
9.7%
7.7%
1.33
1.69
6.5%
1.8%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
3
Detroit Stars I
SP
576.2
1.22
1.39
13.1%
10.5%
6.4%
7.7%
2.06
1.37
1.8%
1.1%
6
Baltimore Black Sox
SP
441.1
1.45
1.40
8.6%
9.9%
7.6%
8.0%
1.12
1.29
1.9%
1.4%
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
RP
15.0
1.67
1.83
2.9%
8.5%
11.6%
9.2%
0.25
0.93
1.4%
1.6%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
DS
NNL
25
SP
33
870
775
118
200
31
10
11
24
55
117
10
30
13
.258
.315
.366
.682
DS
NNL
26
SP
26
704
621
88
143
21
4
16
12
49
110
10
24
8
.230
.297
.354
.651
DS
27
SP
40
883
802
127
205
1
0
17
0
53
96
2
1
1
.256
.303
.320
.624
BBS
ECL
28
SP
24
66
119
28
62
4
BBS
ECL
29
SP
13
361
45
90
28
26
1
BBS
ECL
30
SP
14
234
197
44
62
11
4
2
10
25
21
1
11
5
.315
.395
.442
.836
BBS
ECL
31
SP
22
516
453
70
119
21
6
9
7
0
40
37
5
18
9
.263
.329
.395
.724
BBS
ECL
32
RP
12
274
244
51
79
9
2
8
7
21
16
1
8
8
.324
.380
.475
.855
BBS
ANL
33
SP
4
96
84
15
21
5
0
2
0
8
6
1
3
0
.250
.323
.381
.704
BRG
EAS
34
SP
2
69
59
11
17
8
0
1
2
8
2
0
2
1
.288
.373
.475
.848
10
3
SP
190
4007
3235
635
1055
107
26
66
62
0
315
493
35
97
45
.262
.322
.390
.712
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Negro Leagues
187
3976
3208
625
1049
106
26
64
62
0
312
489
35
96
44
.262
.322
.389
.711
1
vs Major Leagues
3
31
27
10
6
1
0
2
0
3
4
0
1
1
.222
.300
.481
.781
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Detroit Stars I
SP
99
2457
2198
333
548
53
14
44
36
157
323
22
55
22
.249
.306
.363
.669
6
Baltimore Black Sox
SP
89
1481
978
291
490
46
12
21
24
0
150
168
13
40
22
.287
.355
.423
.778
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
RP
2
69
59
11
17
8
0
1
2
8
2
0
2
1
.288
.373
.475
.848

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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