Willie Jefferson - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Willie Jefferson



Willie Jefferson
(Bill)

Born: July 16, 1904 in Clearview, OK
Died: September 22, 1979 in Houston, TX
          (75 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 165
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Notes:


• College: Langston University (Langston, OK)
• Buried: Restlawn Cemetery (Houston, TX)
• Relatives: George Jefferson (Brother)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
CT
NAL
32
SP
1
1
.500
5
4
0
3
0
0
29.1
19
17
36
2
6
20
0
2
137
5.22
80
MRS
NAL
34
SP
1
2
.333
3
3
2
1
0
23.0
18
12
25
3
6
0
4.70
83
37
SP
6
2
.750
9
8
5
2
0
65.0
22
17
62
9
34
0
0
2.35
164
CBE
NAL
38
SP
3
6
.333
9
8
7
0
0
65.2
47
37
87
2
14
35
1
2
302
5.07
75
CBE
NAL
39
SP
3
5
.375
8
6
4
0
0
52.2
35
29
62
13
21
4
0
4.96
67
CBE
40
RP
2
0
1.000
4
1
0
1
0
0
22.1
4
4
17
0
4
11
0
0
33
1.61
182
6
4
SP
16
16
.500
38
30
0
22
3
0
258.0
145
116
289
4
49
127
5
4
472
4.05
91
162 Game Average
16
16
.500
38
30
0
22
3
0
258.0
145
116
289
10
49
127
5
4
1146
4.05
91
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Cincinnati Tigers
SP
1
1
.500
5
4
0
3
0
0
29.1
19
17
36
2
6
20
0
2
137
5.22
80
1
Memphis Red Sox
RP
1
2
.333
3
3
2
1
0
23.0
18
12
25
3
6
0
4.70
83
1
Philadelphia Stars
SP
1
1
.500
2
2
1
1
0
15.0
8
5
12
4
12
0
0
3.00
128
4
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
13
12
.520
28
21
0
16
1
0
190.2
100
82
216
2
36
89
5
2
335
3.87
92



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
CT
NAL
32
SP
29.1
1.43
1.36
14.6%
13.7%
4.4%
7.1%
3.33
1.94
1.5%
0.7%
MRS
NAL
34
SP
23.0
1.22
1.36
6.3%
13.1%
3.2%
8.5%
2.00
1.54
37
SP
65.0
1.09
1.34
13.0%
12.1%
3.4%
7.9%
3.78
1.62
CBE
NAL
38
SP
65.2
1.54
1.31
11.6%
12.2%
4.6%
7.5%
2.50
1.63
0.7%
0.5%
CBE
NAL
39
SP
52.2
1.42
1.24
9.2%
11.9%
5.7%
7.3%
1.62
1.64
CBE
40
RP
22.1
0.94
1.22
12.9%
11.9%
4.7%
8.5%
2.75
1.46
0.0%
6
4
SP
258.0
1.31
1.30
11.5%
12.4%
4.4%
7.6%
2.59
1.64
0.8%
0.5%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Cincinnati Tigers
SP
29.1
1.43
1.36
14.6%
13.7%
4.4%
7.1%
3.33
1.94
1.5%
0.7%
1
Memphis Red Sox
RP
23.0
1.22
1.36
6.3%
13.1%
3.2%
8.5%
2.00
1.54
1
Philadelphia Stars
SP
15.0
1.07
1.32
20.0%
11.9%
6.7%
8.6%
3.00
1.38
4
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
190.2
1.32
1.29
10.9%
12.2%
4.4%
7.5%
2.47
1.63
0.6%
0.5%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
CT
NAL
32
SP
5
137
126
19
36
2
4
2
1
6
20
2
3
2
.286
.328
.413
.741
MRS
NAL
34
SP
3
18
25
3
6
0
37
SP
9
22
62
9
34
0
CBE
NAL
38
SP
9
302
280
47
87
10
6
2
5
14
35
2
6
.311
.348
.411
.759
CBE
NAL
39
SP
8
35
62
13
21
0
CBE
40
RP
4
33
31
4
17
1
0
0
2
4
11
0
0
1
.548
.600
.581
1.181
6
4
SP
38
472
437
145
289
13
10
4
8
49
127
4
9
3
.295
.335
.398
.733
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Cincinnati Tigers
SP
5
137
126
19
36
2
4
2
1
6
20
2
3
2
.286
.328
.413
.741
1
Memphis Red Sox
RP
3
18
25
3
6
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Philadelphia Stars
SP
2
8
12
4
12
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
4
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
28
335
311
100
216
11
6
2
7
36
89
2
6
1
.299
.337
.392
.730

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