Bill Force - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

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)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
DS
NNL
25
SP
40
114
98
7
19
2
2
0
5
0
8
0
8
.194
.255
.255
.510
43
DS
NNL
26
SP
34
88
73
12
20
1
3
3
12
0
9
2
4
.274
.369
.493
.862
125
DS
27
SP
52
116
100
17
30
6
0
3
18
0
9
0
7
.300
.358
.450
.808
108
BBS
ECL
28
SP
26
59
50
3
7
2
0
0
2
0
8
1
.140
.259
.180
.439
28
BBS
ECL
29
SP
14
35
32
2
3
0
0
0
1
0
0
3
.094
.094
.094
.188
-50
BBS
ECL
30
SP
18
25
25
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.120
.120
.120
.240
-33
BBS
ECL
31
SP
27
56
48
12
6
1
1
1
4
2
5
0
0
3
.125
.208
.250
.458
21
BBS
ECL
32
RP
15
33
27
2
5
2
0
0
2
0
0
4
0
1
1
.185
.313
.259
.572
44
BBS
ANL
33
SP
7
11
11
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.273
.273
.273
.545
34
BRG
EAS
34
SP
3
9
9
2
4
3
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
.444
.444
.778
1.222
188
10
3
SP
236
546
473
57
100
17
6
7
47
2
0
43
1
3
27
.211
.281
.317
.598
59
162 Game Average
375
325
39
69
12
4
5
32
1
0
30
23
2
19
.211
.281
.317
.598
59
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Negro Leagues
233
542
469
56
99
17
6
6
45
2
0
43
1
3
27
.211
.282
.311
.593
57
1
vs Major Leagues
3
4
4
1
1
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
1.000
1.250
225
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Detroit Stars I
SP
126
318
271
36
69
9
5
6
35
0
26
2
19
.255
.324
.391
.716
89
6
Baltimore Black Sox
SP
107
219
193
19
27
5
1
1
9
2
0
17
1
1
8
.140
.213
.192
.405
9
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
RP
3
9
9
2
4
3
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
.444
.444
.778
1.222
188



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
DS
NNL
114
.231
.330
7.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.061
.098
DS
NNL
88
.373
.345
10.2%
8.2%
3.4%
1.1%
.219
.117
DS
116
.347
.347
7.8%
8.2%
2.6%
1.3%
.150
.122
BBS
ECL
59
.226
.318
13.6%
6.7%
0.0%
1.0%
.040
.096
BBS
ECL
35
.080
.337
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
1.7%
.000
.119
BBS
ECL
25
.115
.333
0.0%
9.4%
4.0%
2.7%
0.00
3.43
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.108
BBS
ECL
56
.207
.344
8.9%
9.0%
0.0%
0.3%
28.37
1.8%
1.3%
.125
.119
BBS
ECL
33
.279
.360
12.1%
8.1%
0.0%
0.6%
14.16
0.0%
1.5%
.074
.128
BBS
ANL
11
.259
.371
0.0%
9.5%
0.0%
0.3%
37.54
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.132
BRG
EAS
9
.521
.365
0.0%
8.5%
0.7%
12.24
0.0%
1.7%
.333
.145
10
3
546
.269
.340
7.9%
8.1%
0.8%
0.9%
9.00
19.89
1.3%
1.2%
.106
.113
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
10
Negro Leagues
542
.267
.340
7.9%
8.1%
0.8%
0.9%
9.00
19.89
1.1%
1.2%
.100
.113
1
vs Major Leagues
4
.497
.320
0.0%
8.0%
25.0%
1.7%
.750
.130
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
3
Detroit Stars I
318
.313
.340
8.2%
7.9%
1.9%
1.1%
.137
.112
6
Baltimore Black Sox
219
.195
.338
7.8%
8.2%
0.8%
0.9%
9.00
20.44
0.5%
1.3%
.052
.114
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
9
.521
.365
0.0%
8.5%
0.0%
1.7%
.333
.145

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