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
0
.218
.218
.236
.455
31
MULT
MULT
25
3B
9
39
35
5
11
0
0
0
5
0
2
0
2
0
0
.314
.351
.314
.666
88
SL3
26
SS
10
35
32
3
5
0
1
0
2
1
3
0
.156
.229
.219
.447
32
SNS
NAL
27
3B
25
95
92
14
32
3
3
0
12
2
2
1
.348
.362
.446
.807
151
28
2B
15
56
49
12
13
1
1
0
7
1
0
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
.265
.357
.327
.684
119
29
3B
24
92
81
10
15
3
0
0
13
2
10
1
.185
.275
.222
.497
50
MULT
30
2B
22
92
86
14
22
4
1
1
13
0
6
0
0
0
.256
.304
.360
.665
74
MRS
NAL
31
3B
12
49
43
5
14
1
0
1
8
2
5
1
.326
.396
.419
.814
154
MRS
NAL
32
3B
12
45
42
4
10
2
1
1
4
0
3
0
0
.238
.289
.405
.694
103
9
9
3B
142
558
515
73
134
15
7
3
71
10
0
38
0
0
0
5
0
0
.260
.311
.334
.645
91
162 Game Average
637
588
83
153
17
8
3
81
12
0
43
0
0
0
6
0
0
.260
.311
.334
.645
91
 
Team Lg Pos
4
Memphis Red Sox
3B
38
154
144
17
38
5
1
2
21
4
9
0
0
1
0
.264
.307
.354
.661
101
1
Birmingham Black Barons
3B
4
18
17
2
7
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
.412
.444
.412
.856
150
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
3B
1
4
4
2
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
164
1
Washington Black Senators
2B
3
12
11
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
.182
.182
.182
.364
-1
2
West All Stars
RF
2
8
6
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
.000
.143
.000
.143
-52
4
St. Louis-New Orleans-Harrisburg Stars
3B
57
219
205
32
55
6
5
0
25
4
13
0
1
0
.268
.312
.346
.658
102
1
Chicago American Giants
2B
2
9
9
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.111
.111
.111
.222
-30
2
New York Black Yankees
3B
23
87
76
10
16
3
0
0
12
2
10
0
1
0
.211
.302
.250
.552
64
1
Philadelphia Stars
2B
12
47
43
8
13
1
1
1
7
0
4
0
0
0
.302
.362
.442
.804
106



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
MRS
NAL
55
.212
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
1.0%
7.49
0.0%
0.8%
.018
.106
MULT
MULT
39
.306
.327
5.1%
8.7%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.109
SL3
35
.220
.316
8.6%
8.1%
0.0%
0.7%
.063
.093
SNS
NAL
95
.382
.313
2.1%
9.0%
0.0%
0.6%
.098
.073
56
.338
.297
12.5%
0.0%
7.7%
0.0%
0.5%
.061
.078
92
.251
.317
10.9%
9.1%
0.0%
1.0%
.037
.090
MULT
92
.315
.362
6.5%
9.7%
1.1%
0.7%
.105
.106
MRS
NAL
49
.386
.305
10.2%
6.9%
2.0%
0.4%
.093
.071
MRS
NAL
45
.321
.317
6.7%
7.0%
2.2%
0.6%
.167
.090
9
9
558
.308
.321
6.8%
8.4%
0.0%
2.1%
6.68
0.5%
0.7%
.074
.090
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
4
Memphis Red Sox
154
.312
.313
5.8%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.49
1.3%
0.6%
.090
.090
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
4
.471
.344
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
1.5%
.000
.128
1
Birmingham Black Barons
18
.412
.321
5.6%
7.7%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.094
1
Washington Black Senators
12
.157
.334
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
1.5%
.000
.124
2
West All Stars
8
.093
.297
12.5%
7.7%
0.0%
9.6%
1.11
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.108
4
St. Louis-New Orleans-Harrisburg Stars
219
.316
.318
5.9%
8.7%
0.0%
0.6%
.078
.083
1
Chicago American Giants
9
.106
.301
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.077
2
New York Black Yankees
87
.277
.321
11.5%
9.4%
0.0%
1.0%
.039
.092
1
Philadelphia Stars
47
.377
.369
8.5%
10.0%
2.1%
0.7%
.140
.109

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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