Henry Gillespie - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Henry Gillespie



Henry Gillespie


Born: July 14, 1896 in Cheraw, SC
Died: June 1, 1963 in Philadelphia, PA
          (66 years old)

Bats:
Throws: R
Ht: 5'7"
Wt: 190
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Notes:


• Buried: Beverly National Cemetery (Beverly, NJ)


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SS
3
1925
1931
BAG/BBS
9.5
4.3
3.9
0.0
1.3
2
SP
2
1925
1927
BAG
7.6
-0.4
0.0
8.0
0.0
3
SP
2
1925
1927
BAG/NLG
7.1
2.1
-0.4
5.5
-0.1
4
SP
2
1927
1930
HIL/BAG
4.7
0.8
0.6
3.5
-0.3
5
SP
4
1921
1932
PBG/HIL
3.8
1.1
-0.2
3.0
-0.0
6
CF
6
1921
1930
MULT
3.8
4.8
-0.3
0.0
-0.6
7
C
2
1921
1922
HIL
3.3
3.2
-0.1
0.0
0.2
8
3B
2
1921
1922
HIL
3.2
0.7
2.3
0.0
0.3
9
3B
2
1925
1927
NLG/BAG
3.0
2.4
0.2
0.0
0.4
10
SP
1
1931
1931
BBS
2.8
-0.1
-0.1
3.0
-0.0
11
3B
2
1926
1931
HBG/BBS
2.6
3.2
-0.6
0.0
-0.0
12
SP
1
1921
1921
HIL
2.6
0.1
0.0
2.4
0.0
13
2B
3
1925
1932
MULT
2.4
1.8
0.4
0.0
0.1
14
SP
2
1925
1927
BAG
2.3
-0.0
0.0
2.3
0.0
15
LF
2
1926
1931
NBY/HBG
2.0
2.1
0.2
0.0
-0.3
16
SP
1
1926
1926
HBG
1.9
0.0
0.0
1.9
0.0
17
LF
1
1927
1927
BAG
1.9
1.3
1.0
-0.2
-0.3
18
RF
2
1926
1931
HBG/BBS
1.8
2.4
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
19
CF
3
1921
1928
HIL/PTG
1.7
2.9
-0.9
0.0
-0.3
20
SP
2
1926
1930
HBG/HIL
1.6
-0.3
-0.0
2.0
-0.0
21
SP
3
1921
1931
HIL/NBY
1.6
0.4
0.2
0.9
-0.0
22
CF
1
1926
1926
HBG
1.5
2.6
-1.0
-0.0
-0.1
23
SS
1
1930
1930
HIL
1.3
1.6
-0.4
0.0
0.1
24
SS
1
1925
1925
NLG
1.2
1.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
25
SP
1
1931
1931
BBS
1.1
-0.3
0.0
1.4
0.0
26
CF
4
1921
1932
HIL/PBG
1.1
1.0
0.5
0.0
-0.4
27
2B
1
1925
1925
NLG
1.1
1.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
28
C
2
1926
1928
PTG/HBG
1.1
1.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
29
SS
1
1926
1926
HBG
1.0
0.6
0.1
0.0
0.3
30
CF
1
1931
1931
NBY
1.0
-0.0
1.0
0.0
-0.0
31
1B
4
1921
1930
MULT
0.9
1.0
0.3
0.0
-0.4
32
SP
1
1926
1926
HBG
0.9
-0.1
0.1
0.9
-0.0
33
LF
1
1931
1931
BBS
0.8
0.7
0.4
0.0
-0.3
34
SP
1
1922
1922
HIL
0.8
0.1
0.0
0.8
0.0
35
1B
3
1921
1928
HIL/PTG
0.8
1.1
0.1
0.0
-0.3
36
SP
1
1930
1930
HIL
0.7
-0.1
-0.1
0.9
-0.0
37
SP
1
1925
1925
NLG
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
38
2B
1
1927
1927
BAG
0.7
1.5
-1.3
0.3
0.2
39
SP
3
1921
1931
HIL/BBS
0.6
-0.6
-0.0
1.2
-0.0
40
RF
1
1925
1925
NLG/BAG
0.6
0.8
0.0
-0.0
-0.2
41
RF
1
1925
1925
NLG/BAG
0.6
0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.2
42
SP
1
1925
1925
NLG
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
43
SP
1
1932
1932
PBG
0.5
-0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
44
SP
2
1931
1932
NBY/PBG
0.5
0.0
-0.0
0.5
0.0
45
LF
1
1930
1930
HIL
0.5
0.5
0.1
0.0
-0.1
46
RF
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.5
0.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
47
SS
3
1921
1928
CAS/HIL
0.4
0.4
-0.3
0.0
0.3
48
-
1
1928
1928
CAS
0.4
-0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
49
SP
2
1925
1926
BAG/HBG
0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.6
-0.0
50
LF
1
1928
1928
CAS/PTG
0.3
0.5
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
51
3B
2
1930
1931
BBS/HIL
0.3
0.6
-0.3
0.0
0.0
52
RP
1
1932
1932
PBG
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
53
C
1
1925
1925
NLG
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
54
1B
1
1926
1926
HBG
0.3
0.3
0.2
0.0
-0.2
55
CF
1
1925
1925
NLG
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.0
56
SP
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
57
RP
1
1930
1930
HIL
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
58
2B
2
1927
1931
NBY/BAG
0.2
-0.1
0.2
0.0
0.1
59
2B
1
1921
1921
HIL
0.2
-0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
60
3B
1
1926
1926
HBG
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
61
C
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.2
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
62
C
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
63
LF
1
1930
1930
HIL
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
64
RP
1
1925
1925
NLG
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
65
C
1
1921
1921
HIL
0.1
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
66
-
1
1928
1928
CAS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
67
3B
1
1932
1932
PBG
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
68
C
2
1925
1931
BAG/NBY
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
69
C
1
1932
1932
PBG
0.1
-0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
70
-
1
1928
1928
CAS
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
71
2B
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.1
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.1
72
RF
1
1925
1925
BAG
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
73
C
1
1931
1931
BBS
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
74
-
1
1928
1928
CAS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
75
C
2
1926
1928
PTG/HBG
0.0
-0.2
0.2
0.0
0.1
76
SS
1
1925
1925
NLG
0.0
-0.3
0.0
0.2
0.1
77
-
1
1932
1932
PBG
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
78
3B
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.0
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
79
3B
1
1932
1932
PBG
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
80
2B
1
1930
1930
HIL
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
81
SS
1
1928
1928
CAS/PTG
0.0
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.1
82
2B
1
1931
1931
BBS
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
83
SS
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
84
C
1
1927
1927
BAG
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
85
-
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
86
RF
1
1926
1926
HBG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
87
CF
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
88
-
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
89
3B
1
1926
1926
HBG
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
90
-
2
1925
1928
BAG/PTG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
91
SP
2
1926
1931
HBG/BBS
-0.0
0.4
-0.0
-0.4
-0.0
92
RP
1
1931
1931
BBS
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
93
-
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
94
-
1
1926
1926
HBG
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
95
SP
1
1925
1925
BAG/NLG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
96
CF
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
97
C
2
1930
1932
PBG/HIL
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
98
CF
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
99
-
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
100
-
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
101
-
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
102
-
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
103
3B
1
1926
1926
HBG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
104
1B
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.2
105
3B
3
1930
1932
MULT
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
106
RF
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
107
-
1
1927
1927
BAG
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
108
2B
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
109
-
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
110
2B
1
1931
1931
BBS
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
111
-
1
1928
1928
CAS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
112
SS
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
113
RP
1
1922
1922
HIL
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
114
3B
1
1930
1930
HIL
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
115
-
1
1928
1928
CAS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
116
C
1
1931
1931
BBS
-0.2
0.5
-0.7
0.0
-0.0
117
-
1
1921
1921
HIL
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
118
2B
1
1930
1930
HIL
-0.2
0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
119
C
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
120
-
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
121
SS
2
1921
1922
HIL
-0.2
-0.4
0.1
0.0
0.1
122
C
3
1925
1930
BAG/HIL
-0.2
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.4
123
-
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
124
-
1
1922
1922
HIL
-0.2
-0.3
0.1
-0.0
0.0
125
-
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
126
CF
1
1925
1925
NLG/BAG
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
127
-
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
128
3B
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.2
0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
129
-
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
130
-
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
131
3B
1
1931
1931
BBS
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
132
-
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
133
-
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
134
RP
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
135
-
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
136
CF
1
1925
1925
BAG
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
137
-
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
138
2B
1
1926
1926
HBG
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
139
RP
1
1922
1922
HIL
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
140
RF
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
141
C
2
1925
1927
BAG
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
142
2B
1
1921
1921
HIL
-0.3
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
143
SP
1
1922
1922
HIL
-0.4
-0.1
-0.1
-0.2
-0.0
144
-
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
145
-
1
1927
1927
BAG
-0.4
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
146
-
1
1922
1922
HIL
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
147
-
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.4
-0.0
-0.0
-0.4
-0.0
148
SS
2
1930
1932
PBG/HIL
-0.5
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.1
149
-
1
1930
1930
HIL
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
150
3B
2
1926
1931
NBY/HBG
-0.5
0.2
-0.8
0.0
0.1
151
2B
3
1926
1931
MULT
-0.5
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.2
152
-
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.5
0.1
0.0
-0.6
0.0
153
2B
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.5
-0.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
154
2B
2
1921
1922
HIL
-0.5
0.3
-0.8
0.0
0.0
155
3B
2
1925
1931
MULT
-0.5
-0.2
-0.5
0.0
0.2
156
-
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.5
-0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
157
1B
2
1921
1925
HIL/BAG
-0.6
-0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.3
158
RF
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.6
-0.3
0.0
-0.3
-0.1
159
CF
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.7
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.1
160
CF
2
1925
1931
BBS/NLG
-0.7
0.8
-1.3
0.0
-0.1
161
RP
4
1926
1932
MULT
-0.7
0.4
-0.0
-1.1
-0.0
162
RP
1
1931
1931
BBS
-0.8
-0.1
0.0
-0.7
0.0
163
CF
1
1925
1925
BAG
-0.8
-0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.0
164
1B
1
1931
1931
BBS
-0.8
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
165
SP
2
1925
1927
NLG/BAG
-0.8
-0.6
0.0
-0.3
0.0
166
SP
3
1926
1930
MULT
-0.8
-0.1
0.0
-0.8
0.0
167
2B
1
1925
1925
NLG
-1.0
-0.2
0.0
-0.9
0.0
168
-
1
1931
1931
BBS
-1.1
-1.1
-0.1
0.0
0.1
169
-
1
1931
1931
BBS
-1.1
-0.9
-0.3
0.0
0.1
170
LF
3
1925
1930
HIL/BAG
-1.3
-0.7
-0.4
0.0
-0.3
171
-
1
1925
1925
NLG
-1.4
-0.1
0.0
-1.3
0.0
172
2B
3
1921
1928
HIL/PTG
-1.4
-0.9
-0.3
-0.4
0.2
173
SP
2
1925
1927
BAG
-1.6
-0.2
-0.0
-1.4
-0.0
174
-
1
1925
1925
NLG
-1.7
-0.2
0.0
-1.6
0.0

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

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