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Willie Gray



William Gray
(Dolly; Lefty)

Born: birthplace unknown


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Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
3
1928
1937
NLG/BRG
6.8
0.0
0.0
6.8
-0.0
2
RF
1
1929
1929
NLG
5.4
4.8
0.8
0.0
-0.2
3
SP
4
1920
1924
MULT
5.3
-0.6
0.0
6.0
0.0
4
2B
3
1925
1929
HG/NLG
4.9
3.1
1.5
0.0
0.3
5
SP
5
1920
1937
MULT
3.3
0.6
0.1
2.6
0.0
6
SP
2
1921
1922
PBK
3.3
0.9
0.6
1.8
-0.0
7
1B
2
1928
1929
NLG
2.6
1.9
0.8
0.0
-0.2
8
SP
2
1922
1923
CTS/PBK
2.5
0.5
0.0
2.0
0.0
9
2B
3
1922
1924
CTS/HG
1.8
1.4
0.1
0.0
0.3
10
SP
3
1925
1927
HG
1.7
0.2
0.0
1.6
0.0
11
SP
2
1928
1929
NLG
1.7
0.5
0.0
1.2
0.0
12
LF
1
1920
1920
DYM
1.5
1.6
0.1
0.0
-0.1
13
SP
5
1922
1927
HG/PBK
1.5
1.6
-0.7
0.7
-0.1
14
SP
3
1922
1927
HG/CTS
1.5
0.7
-0.1
0.8
0.0
15
SP
2
1922
1923
CTS
1.4
-0.4
0.0
1.8
-0.0
16
SS
3
1921
1925
MULT
1.4
0.4
0.5
0.0
0.4
17
RP
2
1928
1929
NLG
1.2
0.0
0.0
1.2
0.0
18
3B
3
1927
1929
HG/NLG
0.9
1.6
-0.9
0.0
0.2
19
SP
1
1922
1922
CTS
0.9
0.3
-0.0
0.6
-0.0
20
LF
5
1922
1927
MULT
0.8
1.0
0.1
0.0
-0.2
21
CF
1
1929
1929
NLG
0.8
1.2
-0.3
0.0
-0.0
22
SP
1
1921
1921
PBK
0.7
-0.0
0.0
0.8
0.0
23
SP
1
1929
1929
NLG
0.7
-0.2
-0.2
1.1
-0.0
24
C
2
1928
1929
NLG
0.7
0.7
-0.0
-0.0
0.1
25
3B
4
1922
1937
MULT
0.7
0.5
0.2
0.0
0.0
26
SP
1
1921
1921
PBK
0.7
-0.0
0.0
0.7
0.0
27
SP
1
1922
1922
CTS
0.7
-0.3
-0.2
1.3
-0.2
28
2B
1
1927
1927
HG
0.6
0.2
0.4
0.0
0.0
29
SP
3
1921
1924
PBK/HG
0.6
-0.2
-0.0
0.8
-0.0
30
3B
2
1920
1922
CTS/DYM
0.6
0.3
0.2
-0.2
0.3
31
SP
1
1921
1921
PBK
0.5
-0.2
0.0
0.7
0.0
32
3B
6
1926
1937
MULT
0.5
0.7
-0.3
0.0
0.1
33
SP
1
1929
1929
NLG
0.5
0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
34
C
1
1923
1923
CTS
0.5
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
35
-
1
1936
1936
BRG
0.4
0.0
0.3
0.0
0.0
36
C
2
1921
1922
PBK
0.4
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.0
37
CF
1
1936
1936
BRG
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.0
38
SP
1
1920
1920
DYM
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
39
RP
1
1936
1936
BRG
0.3
0.1
-0.0
0.2
-0.0
40
SP
2
1928
1937
BRG/NLG
0.3
0.1
-0.1
0.3
-0.0
41
RF
4
1924
1927
HG
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.0
-0.1
42
3B
2
1936
1937
BRG
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
43
2B
3
1925
1927
HG
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
44
LF
1
1929
1929
NLG
0.3
-0.1
0.6
0.0
-0.2
45
1B
1
1928
1928
NLG
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.0
46
RF
1
1922
1922
CTS
0.2
0.9
-0.4
0.0
-0.2
47
C
2
1924
1927
HG
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
48
RP
2
1927
1932
HG/NB
0.2
-0.0
-0.0
0.3
-0.0
49
2B
1
1921
1921
PBK
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
50
SS
1
1937
1937
BRG
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
51
-
1
1937
1937
BRG
0.2
-0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
52
1B
2
1921
1922
PBK
0.2
-0.1
0.5
0.0
-0.2
53
RP
1
1929
1929
NLG
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.4
0.0
54
SS
3
1926
1928
NLG/HG
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
55
SP
1
1928
1928
NLG
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
56
1B
1
1922
1922
CTS
0.2
0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
57
1B
1
1921
1921
PBK
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.0
58
2B
1
1936
1936
BRG
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
59
-
1
1936
1936
BRG
0.2
-0.0
0.2
0.0
-0.0
60
3B
1
1926
1926
HG
0.1
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
61
SP
1
1922
1922
CTS
0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.4
-0.0
62
C
3
1927
1929
HG/NLG
0.1
0.4
-0.4
0.0
0.1
63
RP
2
1921
1924
PBK/HG
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
64
SS
1
1928
1928
NLG
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
65
C
2
1925
1926
HG
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
66
LF
1
1937
1937
BRG
0.1
0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
67
SP
1
1921
1921
PBK
0.1
-0.1
-0.2
0.4
0.0
68
C
1
1921
1921
PBK
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
69
RF
1
1920
1920
DYM
0.1
0.1
0.1
-0.1
-0.0
70
LF
1
1936
1936
BRG
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
71
-
1
1932
1932
NB
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
72
SS
1
1923
1923
CTS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
73
1B
2
1928
1929
NLG
0.1
0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
74
1B
1
1924
1924
HG
0.0
0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
75
2B
1
1928
1928
NLG
0.0
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
76
SS
1
1921
1921
PBK
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
77
C
1
1921
1921
PBK
0.0
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
78
-
1
1922
1922
CTS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
79
C
1
1924
1924
HG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
80
-
1
1922
1922
CTS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
81
-
1
1932
1932
NB
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
82
C
2
1921
1922
PBK
0.0
-0.2
0.1
0.0
0.1
83
C
2
1936
1937
BRG
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
84
LF
1
1923
1923
CTS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
85
-
1
1936
1936
BRG
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
86
-
1
1932
1932
NB
-0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
87
SS
1
1923
1923
CTS
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
88
C
2
1922
1928
NLG/PBK
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
89
-
1
1922
1922
CTS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
90
-
1
1922
1922
CTS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
91
LF
1
1924
1924
HG
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
92
2B
1
1922
1922
PBK
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
93
3B
1
1927
1927
HG
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
94
RP
1
1937
1937
BRG
-0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
95
SP
3
1924
1927
HG
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
96
SS
1
1921
1921
PBK
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
97
-
2
1920
1921
DYM/PBK
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
98
-
1
1922
1922
PBK
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
99
-
1
1929
1929
NLG
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
100
-
1
1920
1920
DYM
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
101
3B
1
1923
1923
CTS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
102
CF
1
1926
1926
HG
-0.1
0.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
103
2B
1
1922
1922
PBK
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
104
C
1
1920
1920
DYM
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
105
RP
1
1926
1926
HG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
106
RP
1
1922
1922
PBK
-0.1
0.1
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
107
-
1
1936
1936
BRG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
108
-
2
1936
1937
BRG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
109
-
1
1928
1928
NLG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
110
-
1
1932
1932
NB
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
111
-
1
1936
1936
BRG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
112
RP
2
1936
1937
BRG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
113
-
1
1932
1932
NB
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
114
C
1
1920
1920
DYM
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
115
-
1
1937
1937
BRG
-0.2
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
116
LF
1
1928
1928
NLG
-0.2
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.0
117
LF
1
1928
1928
NLG
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
118
-
1
1921
1921
PBK
-0.2
-0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
119
1B
1
1920
1920
DYM
-0.2
0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
120
-
1
1932
1932
NB
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
121
C
1
1920
1920
DYM
-0.2
-0.6
0.2
0.0
0.1
122
-
1
1922
1922
CTS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
123
-
1
1936
1936
BRG
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
124
-
1
1921
1921
PBK
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
125
3B
2
1921
1923
CTS/PBK
-0.2
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.1
126
-
1
1932
1932
NB
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
127
-
1
1922
1922
CTS
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
128
RF
1
1920
1920
DYM
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
129
-
1
1922
1922
PBK
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
130
-
1
1920
1920
DYM
-0.2
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
131
SP
1
1929
1929
NLG
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
132
-
1
1920
1920
DYM
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
133
-
1
1937
1937
BRG
-0.3
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
134
CF
1
1920
1920
DYM
-0.3
0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
135
-
1
1921
1921
PBK
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
136
LF
1
1928
1928
NLG
-0.3
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
137
-
1
1924
1924
HG
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
138
-
1
1932
1932
NB
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
139
-
1
1923
1923
CTS
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
140
LF
2
1928
1932
NB/NLG
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.1
141
LF
1
1922
1922
PBK
-0.3
0.5
-0.8
0.0
-0.1
142
LF
2
1921
1923
PBK/CTS
-0.3
0.1
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
143
RP
1
1920
1920
DYM
-0.3
-0.0
-0.0
-0.3
-0.0
144
SS
2
1920
1922
DYM/CTS
-0.3
-0.1
-0.5
0.0
0.2
145
-
1
1922
1922
CTS
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
146
-
1
1932
1932
NB
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
147
-
1
1922
1922
CTS
-0.4
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
148
-
1
1932
1932
NB
-0.4
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
149
1B
1
1928
1928
NLG
-0.4
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
150
C
2
1920
1922
DYM/CTS
-0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.7
0.1
151
SP
2
1928
1929
NLG
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
-0.0
152
RF
2
1922
1923
CTS
-0.5
0.0
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
153
3B
1
1922
1922
PBK
-0.5
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
154
SP
1
1929
1929
NLG
-0.5
-0.1
-0.0
-0.4
-0.0
155
2B
1
1920
1920
DYM
-0.6
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
156
RF
1
1928
1928
NLG
-0.6
0.2
-0.6
0.0
-0.1
157
SS
1
1929
1929
NLG
-0.6
-0.8
-0.1
0.0
0.3
158
CF
3
1921
1925
HG/PBK
-0.6
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
159
LF
2
1921
1923
CTS/PBK
-0.6
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
160
RF
1
1920
1920
DYM
-0.7
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
161
3B
1
1921
1921
PBK
-0.7
0.2
-0.9
0.0
0.0
162
SS
1
1920
1920
DYM
-0.8
-0.3
-0.7
0.0
0.1
163
2B
1
1920
1920
DYM
-0.9
-0.3
-0.4
-0.2
-0.0
164
CF
2
1922
1923
CTS
-1.0
0.4
-0.6
-0.7
-0.1
165
C
2
1922
1923
CTS
-1.0
-1.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
166
SS
3
1921
1923
PBK/CTS
-1.3
-1.1
-0.3
0.0
0.1
167
1B
6
1922
1932
MULT
-1.4
0.3
-1.2
-0.3
-0.1
168
3B
1
1920
1920
DYM
-1.9
0.2
-0.8
-1.3
0.0
169
-
2
1921
1922
PBK
-2.1
-0.8
-1.2
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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