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


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
1B
6
1924
1929
BBS
21.7
19.0
3.0
0.0
-0.3
2
RF
2
1928
1929
BBS
8.8
7.6
1.7
0.0
-0.4
3
SS
3
1921
1923
DS
7.7
1.7
4.7
0.0
1.3
4
SP
4
1926
1929
BBS
7.4
-1.6
0.0
9.0
0.0
5
1B
3
1921
1923
DS
7.2
6.4
1.6
0.0
-0.8
6
SP
5
1924
1928
BBS
6.4
0.8
-0.0
5.6
-0.0
7
SS
4
1923
1926
DS/BBS
6.3
6.4
-0.8
0.1
0.5
8
2B
4
1921
1929
DS/BBS
5.7
1.8
3.3
0.0
0.6
9
SP
2
1921
1922
DS
5.5
-1.1
-0.0
6.6
-0.0
10
CF
3
1927
1929
BBS
5.1
3.5
2.1
0.0
-0.4
11
RF
5
1924
1928
BBS
4.7
3.5
2.3
0.0
-1.2
12
SP
6
1924
1930
BBS/BRG
4.4
-1.5
0.0
5.9
-0.0
13
SP
3
1921
1923
DS
4.3
-1.0
-0.0
5.4
-0.0
14
CF
1
1923
1923
DS
4.0
3.7
1.3
-0.8
-0.2
15
RF
2
1922
1923
DS
2.9
3.0
0.4
0.0
-0.5
16
C
3
1926
1928
BBS
2.9
2.2
0.6
0.0
0.1
17
1B
3
1926
1928
BBS
2.6
3.0
0.3
0.0
-0.7
18
SP
1
1921
1921
DS
2.5
0.6
0.0
1.9
0.0
19
SP
3
1924
1926
BBS
2.5
0.9
-0.1
1.7
-0.0
20
SS
1
1929
1929
BBS
2.5
1.5
0.6
0.0
0.4
21
RF
3
1921
1925
BBS/DS
2.5
2.3
0.4
0.0
-0.3
22
SP
1
1929
1929
BBS
2.3
0.2
-0.1
2.3
-0.0
23
CF
1
1922
1922
DS
2.3
2.0
0.4
0.0
-0.1
24
LF
2
1925
1926
BBS
2.3
3.9
-1.2
0.0
-0.5
25
SP
2
1928
1929
BBS
2.2
1.4
0.3
0.6
-0.1
26
SP
1
1930
1930
BRG
1.8
-0.1
0.0
1.9
0.0
27
C
3
1924
1926
BBS
1.4
-0.0
1.1
0.0
0.3
28
3B
1
1924
1924
BBS
0.9
0.8
0.0
0.0
0.1
29
CF
1
1924
1924
BBS
0.8
1.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
30
RF
1
1930
1930
BRG
0.7
0.2
0.6
0.0
-0.1
31
SP
1
1924
1924
BBS
0.7
-0.2
0.0
1.0
0.0
32
SP
1
1929
1929
BBS
0.6
0.1
0.1
0.5
-0.0
33
2B
3
1926
1928
BBS
0.6
-0.3
0.7
0.0
0.2
34
SP
1
1930
1930
BRG
0.6
0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
35
SP
1
1929
1929
BBS
0.6
0.2
0.0
0.4
0.0
36
SP
1
1923
1923
DS
0.6
0.5
-0.1
0.3
-0.1
37
SP
1
1929
1929
BBS
0.5
0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
38
2B
3
1924
1926
BBS
0.5
-0.2
0.2
0.0
0.5
39
CF
1
1923
1923
DS
0.4
0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.0
40
2B
1
1921
1921
DS
0.4
-0.1
0.5
0.0
0.1
41
C
3
1921
1923
DS
0.4
0.5
-0.4
0.0
0.3
42
LF
1
1921
1921
DS
0.4
0.0
0.4
0.0
-0.0
43
C
1
1924
1924
BBS
0.4
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
44
RP
1
1930
1930
BRG
0.4
-0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
45
CF
1
1930
1930
BRG
0.3
0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
46
3B
2
1929
1930
BBS/BRG
0.3
-0.2
0.3
0.0
0.2
47
CF
1
1921
1921
DS
0.2
0.6
-0.3
0.0
-0.0
48
C
1
1921
1921
DS
0.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.1
49
-
1
1929
1929
BBS
0.2
-0.1
0.3
0.0
-0.0
50
CF
1
1925
1925
BBS
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
51
SP
1
1922
1922
DS
0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.4
0.0
52
CF
2
1925
1926
BBS
0.1
-0.0
0.3
0.0
-0.2
53
-
1
1929
1929
BBS
0.1
-0.2
0.3
0.0
0.0
54
CF
1
1922
1922
DS
0.1
0.5
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
55
SS
1
1924
1924
BBS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
56
RP
1
1926
1926
BBS
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
57
LF
1
1924
1924
BBS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
58
3B
1
1925
1925
BBS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
59
SP
1
1923
1923
DS
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
60
RF
1
1924
1924
BBS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
61
RP
1
1923
1923
DS
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
62
RP
1
1928
1928
BBS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
63
C
1
1928
1928
BBS
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
64
LF
1
1921
1921
DS
0.0
0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
65
-
1
1929
1929
BBS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
66
1B
1
1928
1928
BBS
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
67
2B
1
1930
1930
BRG
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
68
-
1
1924
1924
BBS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
69
SS
1
1925
1925
BBS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
70
-
1
1922
1922
DS
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
71
-
1
1922
1922
DS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
72
3B
1
1921
1921
DS
-0.1
0.3
-0.6
0.0
0.2
73
RP
1
1921
1921
DS
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
74
-
1
1930
1930
BRG
-0.1
-0.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
75
-
1
1922
1922
DS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
76
-
1
1921
1921
DS
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
77
RF
2
1926
1928
BBS
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
78
3B
1
1923
1923
DS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
79
-
1
1927
1927
BBS
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
80
LF
1
1930
1930
BRG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
81
LF
2
1922
1923
DS
-0.1
0.3
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
82
LF
1
1924
1924
BBS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
83
1B
1
1924
1924
BBS
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
84
SS
2
1924
1928
BBS
-0.2
-0.7
0.3
0.0
0.3
85
-
1
1921
1921
DS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
86
-
1
1922
1922
DS
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
87
-
1
1928
1928
BBS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
88
SP
2
1928
1929
BBS
-0.2
-0.0
-0.0
-0.2
-0.0
89
RP
2
1923
1928
DS/BBS
-0.2
-0.0
0.1
-0.3
-0.0
90
CF
2
1924
1925
BBS
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
91
-
1
1921
1921
DS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
92
3B
1
1922
1922
DS
-0.2
0.7
-1.1
0.0
0.2
93
-
1
1926
1926
BBS
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
94
2B
1
1927
1927
BBS
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
95
-
1
1925
1925
BBS
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
96
SP
2
1921
1922
DS
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
-0.0
0.0
97
-
1
1929
1929
BBS
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
98
3B
1
1923
1923
DS
-0.4
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
99
RP
2
1926
1927
BBS
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
100
2B
1
1923
1923
DS
-0.4
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
101
SP
1
1929
1929
BBS
-0.4
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
102
LF
1
1929
1929
BBS
-0.5
0.1
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
103
-
1
1923
1923
DS
-0.5
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
104
-
1
1930
1930
BRG
-0.5
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.0
105
CF
1
1921
1921
DS
-0.5
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
-0.0
106
C
2
1921
1922
DS
-0.5
-0.2
-0.5
0.0
0.2
107
LF
1
1921
1921
DS
-0.6
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
-0.0
108
LF
2
1922
1923
DS
-0.6
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.3
109
-
1
1930
1930
BRG
-0.6
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
110
LF
1
1921
1921
DS
-0.6
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
111
3B
1
1921
1921
DS
-0.7
-0.2
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
112
CF
1
1921
1921
DS
-0.7
-0.4
-0.3
0.0
-0.0
113
-
1
1925
1925
BBS
-0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.8
0.0
114
RF
1
1921
1921
DS
-0.8
-0.4
0.0
-0.2
-0.2
115
RP
2
1926
1927
BBS
-0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.8
0.0
116
C
3
1921
1923
DS
-0.8
-0.4
-0.5
0.0
0.1
117
C
5
1925
1929
BBS
-1.0
-1.8
0.1
0.1
0.5
118
SS
2
1925
1926
BBS
-1.1
-0.9
-0.5
0.0
0.2
119
RP
2
1924
1925
BBS
-1.1
-0.1
0.0
-1.0
-0.0
120
-
1
1930
1930
BRG
-1.2
-0.1
0.0
-1.1
0.0
121
3B
4
1923
1928
BBS/DS
-1.2
-0.8
-0.8
0.0
0.3
122
-
2
1925
1926
BBS
-1.2
-0.1
0.0
-1.1
0.0
123
-
2
1926
1930
BBS/BRG
-1.3
-1.1
-0.4
0.0
0.2
124
SP
1
1923
1923
DS
-1.5
-0.0
0.0
-1.4
0.0
125
3B
1
1923
1923
DS
-1.6
-0.9
-0.8
0.0
0.1
126
SS
4
1926
1930
BBS/BRG
-2.0
-1.2
-1.5
0.0
0.7
127
RF
2
1926
1927
BBS
-2.2
0.3
-2.4
0.0
-0.1
128
LF
1
1921
1921
DS
-2.3
-1.2
-0.9
0.0
-0.2

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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

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