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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
98
DS
NNL
26
SP
11
6
.647
27
18
13
1
1
176.1
90
75
150
16
50
120
0
10
736
3.83
115
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
113
BBS
ECL
28
SP
9
6
.600
24
11
6
1
0
114.0
66
50
119
28
62
2
4
3.95
96
BBS
ECL
29
SP
3
5
.375
13
11
7
1
0
82.0
45
37
90
28
26
2
1
361
4.06
112
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
71
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
112
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
69
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
105
BRG
EAS
34
SP
0
1
.000
3
1
1
0
0
18.2
17
14
23
2
9
5
0
0
88
6.75
92
10
3
SP
60
52
.536
192
109
61
4
5
1044.1
643
488
1068
67
317
506
10
0
35
4058
4.21
101
162 Game Average
14
12
.536
43
25
14
1
1
236.0
145
110
241
19
72
114
2
0
8
1037
4.21
101
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Negro Leagues
59
51
.536
189
108
61
4
5
1036.2
633
484
1062
65
314
502
10
0
35
4027
4.20
101
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
92
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Detroit Stars I
SP
35
26
.574
100
59
37
1
5
584.1
335
253
555
44
158
333
2
0
22
2489
3.90
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
94
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
RP
0
1
.000
3
1
1
0
0
18.2
17
14
23
2
9
5
0
0
88
6.75
92



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
DS
NNL
25
SP
205.1
1.24
1.32
13.4%
11.2%
6.3%
7.4%
2.13
1.51
1.3%
0.8%
DS
NNL
26
SP
176.1
1.13
1.39
16.3%
11.5%
6.8%
7.6%
2.40
1.51
2.2%
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
1.27
12.8%
11.1%
5.8%
6.2%
2.21
1.80
BBS
ECL
29
SP
82.0
1.44
1.40
7.2%
9.3%
7.8%
7.5%
0.93
1.24
BBS
ECL
30
SP
49.1
1.76
1.39
9.0%
10.2%
10.7%
9.4%
0.84
1.09
0.9%
1.1%
BBS
ECL
31
SP
117.0
1.36
1.43
7.2%
9.3%
7.8%
8.9%
0.93
1.04
1.7%
1.3%
BBS
ECL
32
RP
58.0
1.72
1.42
5.8%
10.0%
7.7%
8.2%
0.76
1.22
2.9%
1.7%
BBS
ANL
33
SP
21.0
1.38
1.54
6.3%
9.2%
8.3%
8.9%
0.75
1.03
2.1%
1.3%
BRG
EAS
34
SP
18.2
1.71
1.68
5.7%
10.1%
10.2%
8.4%
0.56
1.20
2.3%
1.5%
10
3
SP
1044.1
1.33
1.39
11.1%
10.3%
7.0%
7.8%
1.60
1.35
1.8%
1.2%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
10
Negro Leagues
1036.2
1.33
1.39
11.1%
10.3%
7.0%
7.8%
1.60
1.34
1.8%
1.2%
1
vs Major Leagues
7.2
1.17
1.34
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
584.1
1.22
1.39
13.4%
10.6%
6.3%
7.7%
2.11
1.38
1.8%
1.1%
6
Baltimore Black Sox
SP
441.1
1.45
1.38
8.6%
10.0%
7.6%
7.9%
1.12
1.30
1.9%
1.4%
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
RP
18.2
1.71
1.68
5.7%
10.1%
10.2%
8.4%
0.56
1.20
2.3%
1.5%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
DS
NNL
26
SP
27
736
651
90
150
23
4
16
12
50
120
10
25
8
.230
.295
.352
.647
DS
NNL
25
SP
33
870
775
118
200
31
10
11
24
55
117
10
30
13
.258
.315
.366
.682
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
31
SP
22
516
453
70
119
21
6
9
7
0
40
37
5
18
9
.263
.329
.395
.724
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
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
3
88
77
17
23
9
1
2
2
9
5
0
2
1
.299
.372
.519
.892
10
3
SP
192
4058
3283
643
1068
110
27
67
62
0
317
506
35
98
45
.262
.322
.391
.713
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Negro Leagues
189
4027
3256
633
1062
109
27
65
62
0
314
502
35
97
44
.262
.322
.390
.712
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
100
2489
2228
335
555
55
14
44
36
158
333
22
56
22
.249
.305
.362
.667
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
3
88
77
17
23
9
1
2
2
9
5
0
2
1
.299
.372
.519
.892

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Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

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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