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)


Fielding
Glossary
Pitcher
Team Lg Lg Lg
DS
NNL
25
33
205.1
8
56
8
2
.889
.934
2.81
3.27
DS
NNL
26
27
176.1
6
48
2
2
.964
.949
2.76
3.25
DS
NNL
27
37
18
194.1
6
48
5
1
.915
.949
2.50
3.41
DS
NvM
27
3
7.2
0
1
0
0
1.000
.943
1.17
2.64
BBS
ECL
28
24
BBS
ECL
29
13
BBS
ECL
30
14
49.1
4
14
2
0
.900
.902
3.28
2.67
BBS
ECL
31
22
13
117.0
0
33
5
0
.868
.922
2.54
2.68
BBS
ECL
32
12
58.0
4
9
2
1
.867
.953
2.02
3.27
BBS
ANL
33
4
3
21.0
0
7
1
0
.875
.912
3.00
2.57
BRG
EAS
34
3
1
18.2
1
9
0
0
1.000
.945
4.82
2.45
10
3
192
35
847.2
29
225
25
6
.910
.938
2.70
3.14


Glossary
Right Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
DS
NNL
25
6
51.1
12
2
0
0
1.000
.935
2.45
1.60
3.1
60.4
2.5
0.6
DS
NNL
26
6
29.0
4
1
0
0
1.000
.954
1.55
1.60
-0.0
-1.3
-0.3
0.3
DS
NNL
27
4
1
18.2
2
0
0
0
1.000
.957
0.96
1.63
-0.7
-39.3
-0.6
-0.1
BBS
ECL
30
1
4.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.964
4.50
1.80
0.7
179.1
0.8
-0.0
BBS
ECL
31
1
1
4.0
0
0
0
0
.957
0.00
1.85
-0.5
-126.4
-0.5
-0.0
BBS
ECL
32
1
3.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.961
3.00
1.78
0.3
84.2
0.3
-0.0
BBS
ANL
33
2
0
2.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.947
4.50
1.93
0.4
179.1
0.4
-0.0
7
2
21
2
112.0
22
3
0
0
1.000
.946
2.01
1.63
3.1
28.1
2.5
0.7


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
Team Lg
BBS
ECL
31
3
BBS
ANL
33
1
2
1
4


Glossary
Left Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
DS
NNL
27
1
1
3.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.945
3.00
1.72
0.3
95.7
0.3
-0.0
BBS
ECL
28
1
BBS
ECL
30
1
8.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.968
1.13
1.86
-0.4
-54.7
-0.4
-0.1
3
2
3
1
11.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.962
1.64
1.82
-0.2
-13.7
-0.1
-0.1


Glossary
Center Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
DS
NNL
25
2
0.2
0
0
0
0
.939
0.00
2.16
-0.1
-140.5
-0.1
-0.0
1
1
2
0.2
0
0
0
0
.000
.939
0.00
2.16
-0.1
-140.5
-0.1
-0.0


Glossary
Pinch Runner
Team Lg
BBS
ECL
31
1
1
1
1



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