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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
99
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
115
DS
27
SP
12
10
.545
40
19
16
10
0
3
202.2
127
88
205
17
53
96
1
0
2
883
3.91
110
BBS
ECL
28
SP
9
6
.600
24
11
6
1
0
114.0
66
50
119
28
62
2
4
3.95
119
BBS
ECL
29
SP
3
5
.375
13
11
7
1
0
82.0
45
37
90
28
26
2
1
361
4.06
120
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
74
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
77
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
104
8
3
SP
51
44
.537
164
93
16
54
4
5
895.0
550
421
915
55
267
450
7
0
29
3395
4.23
104
162 Game Average
13
12
.537
43
25
20
14
1
1
236.2
146
111
242
19
71
119
2
0
8
1040
4.23
104
 
Team Lg Pos
8
Negro Leagues
50
43
.538
161
92
16
54
4
5
887.1
540
417
909
53
264
446
7
0
29
3364
4.23
104
1
vs Major Leaguers
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
16
37
1
5
576.2
333
251
548
44
157
323
2
0
22
2457
3.92
107
4
Baltimore Black Sox
SP
17
17
.500
63
33
16
3
0
303.1
206
161
350
10
102
125
5
7
869
4.78
99
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
104



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
DS
NNL
25
SP
205.1
1.24
1.33
13.4%
11.2%
6.3%
7.4%
2.13
1.50
1.3%
0.8%
DS
NNL
26
SP
168.2
1.14
1.40
15.6%
11.3%
7.0%
7.7%
2.24
1.47
2.3%
1.1%
DS
27
SP
202.2
1.27
1.43
10.9%
11.1%
6.0%
7.9%
1.81
1.17
1.9%
1.6%
BBS
ECL
28
SP
114.0
1.29
1.45
12.8%
10.7%
5.8%
6.7%
2.21
1.58
BBS
ECL
29
SP
82.0
1.44
1.47
7.2%
9.2%
7.8%
7.7%
0.93
1.19
BBS
ECL
30
SP
49.1
1.76
1.43
9.0%
10.0%
10.7%
9.5%
0.84
1.06
0.9%
1.1%
BBS
ECL
32
RP
58.0
1.72
1.51
5.8%
9.8%
7.7%
8.5%
0.76
1.15
2.9%
1.7%
BRG
EAS
34
SP
15.0
1.67
1.60
2.9%
8.9%
11.6%
8.4%
0.25
1.06
1.4%
1.7%
8
3
SP
895.0
1.32
1.42
11.6%
10.3%
6.9%
7.8%
1.69
1.35
1.8%
1.2%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
8
Negro Leagues
887.1
1.32
1.42
11.6%
10.3%
6.9%
7.8%
1.69
1.34
1.8%
1.2%
1
vs Major Leaguers
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%
4
Baltimore Black Sox
SP
303.1
1.49
1.46
9.2%
10.0%
7.5%
7.8%
1.23
1.31
2.0%
1.4%
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
RP
15.0
1.67
1.60
2.9%
8.9%
11.6%
8.4%
0.25
1.06
1.4%
1.7%



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
32
RP
12
274
244
51
79
9
2
8
7
21
16
1
8
8
.324
.380
.475
.855
BRG
EAS
34
SP
2
69
59
11
17
8
0
1
2
8
2
0
2
1
.288
.373
.475
.848
8
3
SP
164
3395
2698
550
915
81
20
55
55
267
450
29
76
36
.262
.321
.389
.710
 
Team Lg Pos
8
Negro Leagues
161
3364
2671
540
909
80
20
53
55
264
446
29
75
35
.262
.321
.388
.709
1
vs Major Leaguers
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
4
Baltimore Black Sox
SP
63
869
441
206
350
20
6
10
17
102
125
7
19
13
.320
.387
.460
.847
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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