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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
3B
2
1921
1922
HIL
3.4
0.7
2.4
0.0
0.3
3
LF
1
1927
1927
BAG
1.9
1.3
1.0
-0.2
-0.3
4
CF
1
1931
1931
NBY
1.0
-0.0
1.0
0.0
-0.0
5
SP
2
1927
1930
BAG/HIL
4.7
0.8
0.6
3.5
-0.3
6
CF
5
1921
1932
MULT
1.1
0.9
0.5
0.0
-0.4
7
2B
3
1925
1932
MULT
2.4
1.8
0.4
0.0
0.1
8
LF
1
1931
1931
BBS
0.8
0.7
0.4
0.0
-0.3
9
1B
4
1921
1930
MULT
0.9
1.0
0.3
0.0
-0.4
10
LF
2
1926
1931
HBG/NBY
2.0
2.1
0.2
0.0
-0.3
11
2B
1
1921
1921
HIL
0.2
-0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
12
SP
3
1921
1931
HIL/NBY
1.5
0.4
0.2
0.9
-0.0
13
3B
2
1925
1927
BAG/NLG
3.0
2.4
0.2
0.0
0.4
14
2B
2
1927
1931
NBY/BAG
0.2
-0.1
0.2
0.0
0.1
15
C
2
1926
1928
HBG/PTG
0.0
-0.2
0.2
0.0
0.1
16
3B
1
1926
1926
HBG
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
17
1B
1
1926
1926
HBG
0.3
0.3
0.2
0.0
-0.2
18
1B
2
1921
1925
BAG/HIL
-0.6
-0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.3
19
-
2
1921
1922
HIL
-0.2
-0.4
0.1
0.0
0.1
20
1B
3
1921
1928
HIL/PTG
0.8
1.1
0.1
0.0
-0.3
21
-
1
1932
1932
PBG
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
22
SS
1
1926
1926
HBG
1.0
0.6
0.1
0.0
0.3
23
LF
1
1930
1930
HIL
0.5
0.5
0.1
0.0
-0.1
24
C
1
1932
1932
PBG
0.1
-0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
25
-
1
1922
1922
HIL
-0.2
-0.3
0.1
-0.0
0.0
26
LF
1
1930
1930
HIL
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
27
C
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
28
SP
1
1926
1926
HBG
0.9
-0.1
0.1
0.9
-0.0
29
-
1
1927
1927
BAG
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
30
-
1
1928
1928
CAS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
31
-
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
32
C
2
1926
1928
PTG/HBG
1.1
1.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
33
C
2
1925
1931
NBY/BAG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
34
C
2
1928
1929
CAS/DMS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
35
2B
1
1930
1930
HIL
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
36
RF
1
1926
1926
HBG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
37
C
2
1925
1927
BAG
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
38
-
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
39
-
1
1921
1921
HIL
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
40
SP
1
1932
1932
PBG
0.5
-0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
41
SP
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
42
SP
1
1925
1925
NLG
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
43
RF
1
1925
1925
BAG
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
44
SP
1
1925
1925
NLG
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
45
2B
1
1929
1929
DMS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
46
SP
1
1926
1926
HBG
1.9
0.0
0.0
1.9
0.0
47
-
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
48
RP
1
1931
1931
BBS
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
49
SS
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
50
-
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
51
-
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
52
-
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.5
-0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
53
CF
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.7
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.1
54
-
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
55
RF
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.6
-0.3
0.0
-0.3
-0.1
56
C
1
1925
1925
NLG
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
57
C
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
58
-
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
59
SP
2
1925
1927
BAG
2.2
-0.0
0.0
2.3
0.0
60
-
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
61
2B
1
1925
1925
NLG
-1.0
-0.2
0.0
-0.9
0.0
62
-
1
1922
1922
HIL
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
63
RP
1
1922
1922
HIL
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
64
SP
2
1925
1927
BAG
7.6
-0.4
0.0
8.0
0.0
65
RP
1
1922
1922
HIL
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
66
-
1
1925
1925
NLG
-1.7
-0.2
0.0
-1.6
0.0
67
-
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
68
SP
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
69
1B
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.2
70
-
2
1928
1929
DMS/CAS
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
71
CF
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
72
RP
1
1925
1925
NLG
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
73
RP
1
1932
1932
PBG
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
74
2B
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
75
CF
1
1925
1925
BAG
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
76
SS
1
1925
1925
NLG
0.0
-0.3
0.0
0.2
0.1
77
RF
1
1925
1925
BAG/NLG
0.6
0.8
0.0
-0.0
-0.2
78
RP
1
1930
1930
HIL
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
79
-
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.5
0.1
0.0
-0.6
0.0
80
SP
2
1925
1926
BAG/HBG
0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.6
-0.0
81
SP
1
1925
1925
BAG/NLG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
82
SP
3
1926
1930
MULT
-0.8
-0.1
0.0
-0.8
0.0
83
2B
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.5
-0.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
84
SP
2
1925
1927
BAG/NLG
-0.8
-0.6
0.0
-0.3
0.0
85
-
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
86
SS
1
1925
1925
NLG
1.2
1.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
87
2B
1
1925
1925
NLG
1.1
1.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
88
-
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
89
SP
2
1929
1931
BBS/DMS
0.9
-0.3
0.0
1.2
0.0
90
-
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
91
SP
1
1922
1922
HIL
0.8
0.1
0.0
0.8
0.0
92
-
1
1925
1925
NLG
-1.4
-0.1
0.0
-1.3
0.0
93
-
1
1930
1930
HIL
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
94
CF
1
1925
1925
NLG
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.0
95
-
2
1925
1928
PTG/BAG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
96
SP
1
1921
1921
HIL
2.6
0.1
0.0
2.5
0.0
97
-
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
98
RP
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
99
CF
1
1925
1925
NLG/BAG
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
100
-
1
1928
1928
CAS
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
101
CF
1
1925
1925
BAG
-0.8
-0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.0
102
RP
1
1931
1931
BBS
-0.8
-0.1
0.0
-0.7
0.0
103
RF
1
1925
1925
NLG/BAG
0.6
0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.2
104
CF
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
105
3B
1
1926
1926
HBG
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
106
2B
1
1932
1932
PBG
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
107
SS
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
108
SP
3
1921
1931
HIL/BBS
0.8
-0.6
-0.0
1.4
-0.0
109
SP
2
1926
1931
BBS/HBG
-0.0
0.4
-0.0
-0.4
-0.0
110
3B
1
1932
1932
PBG
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
111
3B
1
1932
1932
PBG
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
112
-
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.4
-0.0
-0.0
-0.4
-0.0
113
-
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
114
SP
2
1925
1927
BAG
-1.6
-0.2
-0.0
-1.4
-0.0
115
RP
4
1926
1932
MULT
-0.7
0.4
-0.0
-1.1
-0.0
116
3B
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.0
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
117
C
1
1927
1927
BAG
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
118
-
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
119
SP
2
1926
1930
HIL/HBG
1.6
-0.3
-0.0
2.0
-0.0
120
2B
1
1931
1931
BBS
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
121
-
1
1926
1926
HBG
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
122
RF
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.5
0.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
123
-
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
124
C
1
1931
1931
BBS
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
125
SP
1
1930
1930
HIL
0.7
-0.1
-0.1
0.9
-0.0
126
CF
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
127
3B
1
1926
1926
HBG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
128
-
1
1928
1928
CAS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
129
-
1
1928
1928
CAS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
130
-
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
131
3B
1
1930
1930
HIL
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
132
-
1
1931
1931
BBS
-1.1
-1.1
-0.1
0.0
0.1
133
RF
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
134
C
2
1930
1932
HIL/PBG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
135
SP
1
1922
1922
HIL
-0.4
-0.1
-0.1
-0.2
-0.0
136
C
1
1921
1921
HIL
0.1
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.1
137
RF
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
138
-
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
139
-
1
1932
1932
PBG
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
140
C
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.2
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
141
SS
2
1930
1932
PBG/HIL
-0.5
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.1
142
C
2
1921
1922
HIL
3.3
3.3
-0.1
0.0
0.2
143
SP
1
1931
1931
BBS
2.8
-0.1
-0.1
3.0
-0.0
144
2B
1
1931
1931
BBS
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
145
LF
1
1928
1928
PTG/CAS
0.3
0.5
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
146
2B
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.1
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.1
147
3B
1
1931
1931
BBS
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
148
2B
1
1926
1926
HBG
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
149
SP
5
1921
1932
MULT
3.8
1.1
-0.2
3.0
-0.0
150
3B
3
1930
1932
MULT
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
151
-
1
1927
1927
BAG
-0.4
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
152
SS
1
1928
1928
PTG/CAS
0.0
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.1
153
1B
1
1931
1931
BBS
-0.8
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
154
3B
2
1930
1931
HIL/BBS
0.3
0.6
-0.3
0.0
0.0
155
2B
1
1921
1921
HIL
-0.3
-0.0
-0.3
0.0
0.0
156
-
1
1931
1931
BBS
-1.1
-0.9
-0.3
0.0
0.1
157
3B
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.2
0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
158
RF
2
1926
1931
BBS/HBG
1.8
2.4
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
159
CF
7
1921
1930
MULT
4.0
5.0
-0.3
0.0
-0.7
160
2B
1
1930
1930
HIL
-0.2
0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
161
2B
3
1921
1928
HIL/PTG
-1.4
-0.9
-0.4
-0.4
0.2
162
SS
4
1921
1929
MULT
0.5
0.6
-0.4
0.0
0.3
163
C
3
1925
1930
BAG/HIL
-0.2
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.4
164
LF
4
1925
1930
MULT
-1.3
-0.7
-0.4
0.0
-0.3
165
SP
2
1925
1927
BAG/NLG
7.1
2.1
-0.4
5.5
-0.1
166
SS
1
1930
1930
HIL
1.3
1.6
-0.4
0.0
0.1
167
2B
3
1926
1931
MULT
-0.5
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.2
168
3B
2
1925
1931
MULT
-0.5
-0.2
-0.5
0.0
0.2
169
3B
2
1926
1931
BBS/HBG
2.6
3.2
-0.6
0.0
-0.0
170
C
1
1931
1931
BBS
-0.2
0.5
-0.7
0.0
-0.0
171
3B
2
1926
1931
HBG/NBY
-0.5
0.2
-0.8
0.0
0.1
172
2B
2
1921
1922
HIL
-0.5
0.3
-0.8
0.0
0.0
173
CF
4
1921
1929
MULT
1.7
2.9
-0.9
0.0
-0.3
174
CF
1
1926
1926
HBG
1.5
2.6
-1.0
-0.0
-0.1
175
2B
1
1927
1927
BAG
0.7
1.5
-1.3
0.3
0.2
176
CF
2
1925
1931
BBS/NLG
-0.7
0.8
-1.3
0.0
-0.1

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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