Jimmy Ford - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Jimmy Ford



James Ford


Born: October 16, 1912 in Memphis, TN
Died: January 1982 in Memphis, TN
          (69 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 185
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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
MRS
NAL
24
2B
13
55
55
6
12
1
0
0
7
2
0
0
0
.218
.218
.236
.455
29
MULT
25
3B
8
34
32
4
11
0
0
0
4
0
1
0
1
.344
.364
.344
.707
97
SL3
26
SS
9
32
29
3
5
0
1
0
2
1
3
0
.172
.250
.241
.491
44
SNS
NAL
27
3B
25
95
92
14
32
3
3
0
12
2
2
1
.348
.362
.446
.807
147
SNS
NAL
28
2B
14
53
46
12
13
1
1
0
7
1
7
0
.283
.377
.348
.725
127
29
3B
24
92
81
10
15
3
0
0
13
2
10
1
.185
.275
.222
.497
47
MULT
30
2B
22
92
86
14
22
4
1
1
13
0
6
0
0
0
.256
.304
.360
.665
80
MRS
NAL
31
3B
12
49
43
5
14
1
0
1
8
2
5
1
.326
.396
.419
.814
153
MRS
NAL
32
3B
12
45
42
4
10
2
1
1
4
0
3
0
0
.238
.289
.405
.694
102
9
8
3B
139
547
506
72
134
15
7
3
70
10
37
0
4
0
.265
.315
.340
.655
93
162 Game Average
638
590
84
156
17
8
3
82
12
43
0
5
0
.265
.315
.340
.655
93
 
Team Lg Pos
4
Memphis Red Sox
3B
38
154
144
17
38
5
1
2
21
4
9
0
1
0
.264
.307
.354
.661
99
1
Birmingham Black Barons
3B
4
18
17
2
7
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
.412
.444
.412
.856
147
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
3B
1
4
4
2
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
167
1
Washington Black Senators
2B
3
12
11
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
.182
.182
.182
.364
-3
4
St. Louis-New Orleans-Harrisburg Stars
3B
56
216
202
32
55
6
5
0
25
4
13
0
1
0
.272
.316
.351
.668
102
1
Chicago American Giants
2B
2
9
9
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.111
.111
.111
.222
-31
2
New York Black Yankees
3B
23
87
76
10
16
3
0
0
12
2
10
0
1
0
.211
.302
.250
.552
61
1
Philadelphia Stars
2B
12
47
43
8
13
1
1
1
7
0
4
0
0
0
.302
.362
.442
.804
115



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
MRS
NAL
55
.212
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.018
.107
MULT
34
.329
.332
2.9%
8.5%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.110
SL3
32
.240
.317
9.4%
8.0%
0.0%
0.7%
.069
.094
SNS
NAL
95
.382
.318
2.1%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.098
.074
SNS
NAL
53
.356
.304
13.2%
8.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.065
.080
92
.251
.324
10.9%
9.3%
0.0%
1.0%
.037
.092
MULT
92
.315
.351
6.5%
9.5%
1.1%
0.7%
.105
.102
MRS
NAL
49
.386
.306
10.2%
6.9%
2.0%
0.4%
.093
.071
MRS
NAL
45
.321
.318
6.7%
7.1%
2.2%
0.6%
.167
.090
9
8
547
.313
.323
6.8%
8.5%
0.5%
0.7%
.075
.090
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
4
Memphis Red Sox
154
.312
.316
5.8%
7.1%
1.3%
0.6%
.090
.090
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
4
.471
.340
0.0%
9.3%
0.0%
1.5%
.000
.126
1
Birmingham Black Barons
18
.412
.325
5.6%
7.8%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.096
1
Washington Black Senators
12
.157
.340
0.0%
9.3%
0.0%
1.5%
.000
.126
4
St. Louis-New Orleans-Harrisburg Stars
216
.320
.320
6.0%
8.8%
0.0%
0.6%
.079
.084
1
Chicago American Giants
9
.106
.308
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.078
2
New York Black Yankees
87
.277
.327
11.5%
9.6%
0.0%
1.0%
.039
.094
1
Philadelphia Stars
47
.377
.354
8.5%
9.6%
2.1%
0.7%
.140
.104

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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James