Bill Handy - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Bill Handy



William Oscar Handy
(Duckbreast; Scream)

Born: November 1, 1888 in New Orleans, LA
Died: April 8, 1945 in New Orleans, LA
          (56 years old)

Bats:
Throws: R
Ht: 5'6"
Wt: 175
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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
NBS
EAS
21
SS
4
17
16
2
3
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
.188
.235
.188
.423
15
BRG
EAS
22
SS
14
62
54
16
18
1
4
2
11
0
5
3
0
.333
.419
.611
1.030
175
BRG
EAS
23
SS
18
78
68
9
19
5
0
2
10
0
6
1
3
.279
.347
.441
.788
126
BRG
EAS
24
SS
18
73
64
7
9
3
0
1
11
2
6
1
2
.141
.225
.234
.460
41
BRG
EAS
25
2B
33
133
108
20
31
5
1
3
19
5
14
4
7
.287
.389
.435
.824
135
MULT
26
2B
40
161
133
12
30
5
1
0
12
1
0
18
13
3
7
0
.226
.331
.278
.609
100
SLG
WES
26
2B
18
65
52
8
6
1
0
1
4
4
6
3
4
.115
.246
.192
.438
32
BRK
FHL
27
2B
6
24
21
4
5
1
0
0
2
2
0
1
2
.238
.273
.286
.558
83
27
2B
29
124
103
15
34
6
1
1
21
6
10
2
9
.330
.400
.437
.837
124
BRK
FHL
28
2B
15
59
49
2
6
1
0
0
2
0
5
1
4
.122
.218
.143
.361
36
EAS
28
2B
26
109
92
18
35
3
1
0
17
7
9
2
6
.380
.447
.435
.881
141
EAS
29
2B
15
61
54
12
14
3
0
0
7
2
6
0
1
.259
.333
.315
.648
83
AC
EAS
30
2B
19
85
74
17
25
3
3
0
14
0
6
2
3
.338
.402
.459
.862
166
EAS
31
2B
37
139
119
18
23
5
1
1
12
4
13
2
5
.193
.284
.277
.561
94
AC
MULT
32
2B
66
263
227
30
58
11
2
5
31
2
17
4
15
.256
.319
.388
.706
84
PRS
IND
33
2B
8
34
33
4
12
1
2
0
12
0
0
1
0
.364
.382
.515
.898
160
13
10
2B
366
1487
1267
194
328
54
16
16
187
35
0
122
13
30
68
0
.259
.338
.365
.703
104
162 Game Average
658
561
86
145
24
7
7
83
20
0
54
78
13
30
0
.259
.338
.365
.703
104
 
Team Lg Pos
13
Negro Leagues
316
1285
1095
176
288
46
15
14
168
34
103
27
60
.263
.341
.371
.712
105
1
vs Latin Leagues
40
161
133
12
30
5
1
0
12
1
0
18
13
3
7
0
.226
.331
.278
.609
97
1
vs Major Leagues
5
21
20
4
5
2
0
1
4
0
1
0
0
.250
.286
.500
.786
104
1
vs Semipros
5
20
19
2
5
1
0
1
3
0
0
0
1
.263
.263
.474
.737
80
 
Team Lg Pos
1
New York Black Sox
-
4
17
16
2
3
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
.188
.235
.188
.423
15
7
Brooklyn Royal Giants
2B
132
554
469
82
137
21
7
8
84
20
48
13
24
.292
.374
.418
.791
121
1
Almendares
2B
5
22
19
2
2
1
0
0
1
0
0
2
4
0
1
0
.105
.190
.158
.348
9
1
New York Lincoln Stars
SS
13
49
36
2
5
1
0
0
2
1
7
1
5
.139
.295
.167
.462
72
1
2B
22
90
78
8
23
3
1
0
9
0
0
9
9
2
1
0
.295
.382
.359
.741
132
2
St. Louis Stars I
2B
24
89
72
11
12
3
0
2
9
4
7
3
7
.167
.268
.292
.560
64
2
Breakers Hotel
2B
21
83
70
6
11
2
0
0
4
2
5
2
6
.157
.234
.186
.419
50
5
Bacharach Giants
2B
136
544
469
77
123
22
6
6
64
8
43
8
24
.262
.335
.373
.708
104
1
Grand Central Red Caps
2B
1
5
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1
Philadelphia Royal Stars
2B
8
34
33
4
12
1
2
0
12
0
0
1
0
.364
.382
.515
.898
160



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NBS
EAS
17
.211
.339
5.9%
7.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.103
BRG
EAS
62
.468
.351
8.1%
8.5%
3.2%
0.6%
.278
.096
BRG
EAS
78
.349
.317
7.7%
5.0%
2.6%
1.1%
.162
.090
BRG
EAS
73
.230
.319
8.2%
7.3%
1.4%
0.2%
.094
.063
BRG
EAS
133
.379
.337
10.5%
7.4%
2.3%
0.5%
.148
.075
MULT
161
.316
.316
11.2%
8.1%
10.2%
1.38
0.0%
0.0%
.053
.039
SLG
WES
65
.223
.323
9.2%
8.9%
1.5%
0.7%
.077
.081
BRK
FHL
24
.266
.313
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.5%
.048
.051
124
.381
.358
8.1%
9.0%
0.8%
0.5%
.107
.083
BRK
FHL
59
.187
.266
8.5%
9.8%
0.0%
0.1%
.020
.062
EAS
109
.415
.355
8.3%
9.5%
0.0%
0.3%
.054
.072
EAS
61
.323
.343
9.8%
8.5%
0.0%
0.4%
.056
.067
AC
EAS
85
.406
.314
7.1%
8.5%
0.0%
0.2%
.122
.065
EAS
139
.280
.286
9.4%
7.8%
0.7%
0.1%
.084
.054
AC
MULT
263
.305
.339
6.5%
7.6%
1.9%
1.3%
.132
.125
PRS
IND
34
.412
.318
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.152
.097
13
10
1487
.329
.327
8.2%
8.3%
11.6%
7.4%
0.85
2.35
1.1%
0.5%
.106
.079
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
13
Negro Leagues
1285
.331
.327
8.0%
8.1%
1.1%
0.6%
.108
.082
1
vs Latin Leagues
161
.316
.316
11.2%
10.2%
11.6%
9.0%
0.85
1.13
0.0%
0.0%
.053
.039
1
vs Major Leagues
21
.339
.342
4.8%
5.1%
4.8%
1.1%
.250
.106
1
vs Semipros
20
.291
.350
0.0%
8.1%
5.0%
2.6%
.211
.148
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
New York Black Sox
17
.211
.339
5.9%
7.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.103
7
Brooklyn Royal Giants
554
.367
.341
8.7%
7.9%
1.4%
0.5%
.126
.079
1
New York Lincoln Stars
49
.248
.285
14.3%
10.3%
0.0%
0.0%
.028
.027
1
Almendares
22
.186
.330
9.1%
10.1%
18.2%
9.0%
0.50
1.13
0.0%
0.0%
.053
.044
1
90
.385
.330
10.0%
10.1%
10.0%
9.0%
1.00
1.13
0.0%
0.0%
.064
.044
2
St. Louis Stars I
89
.263
.327
7.9%
9.0%
2.2%
0.6%
.125
.080
2
Breakers Hotel
83
.210
.280
6.0%
9.6%
0.0%
0.2%
.029
.059
5
Bacharach Giants
544
.326
.323
7.9%
7.9%
1.1%
0.7%
.111
.092
1
Grand Central Red Caps
5
.000
.346
0.0%
8.6%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.067
1
Philadelphia Royal Stars
34
.412
.318
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.152
.097

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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