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
33
SP
3
3
.500
11
4
5
3
1
0
57.2
32
21
57
2
10
32
0
0
242
3.28
123
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
CBE
NAL
41
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0.1
6
5
4
0
0
0
0
135.00
3
8
4
SP
19
19
.500
50
34
5
25
4
0
316.0
183
142
350
6
59
159
5
4
714
4.04
93
162 Game Average
15
15
.500
40
28
13
20
3
0
255.2
148
115
283
9
48
129
4
3
1129
4.04
93
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Cincinnati Tigers
RP
1
1
.500
5
4
0
3
0
0
29.1
19
17
36
2
6
20
0
2
137
5.22
80
2
Memphis Red Sox
RP
4
5
.444
14
7
5
5
2
0
80.2
50
33
82
2
13
38
0
0
242
3.68
108
1
Philadelphia Stars
SP
1
1
.500
2
2
1
1
0
15.0
8
5
12
4
12
0
0
3.00
128
5
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
13
12
.520
29
21
0
16
1
0
191.0
106
87
220
2
36
89
5
2
335
4.10
88



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
33
SP
57.2
1.16
1.37
13.2%
14.5%
4.1%
7.9%
3.20
1.84
0.8%
0.8%
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%
CBE
NAL
41
RP
0.1
12.00
1.43
0.0%
13.9%
0.0%
8.6%
1.62
8
4
SP
316.0
1.29
1.32
11.7%
12.8%
4.4%
7.6%
2.69
1.68
0.8%
0.6%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Cincinnati Tigers
RP
29.1
1.43
1.36
14.6%
13.7%
4.4%
7.1%
3.33
1.94
1.5%
0.7%
2
Memphis Red Sox
RP
80.2
1.18
1.36
11.3%
14.1%
3.9%
8.0%
2.92
1.75
0.8%
0.8%
1
Philadelphia Stars
SP
15.0
1.07
1.32
20.0%
11.9%
6.7%
8.6%
3.00
1.38
5
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
191.0
1.34
1.29
10.8%
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
33
SP
11
242
228
32
57
6
9
2
3
10
32
0
4
2
.250
.282
.382
.663
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
CBE
NAL
41
RP
1
6
4
0
0
0
8
4
SP
50
714
665
183
350
19
19
6
11
59
159
4
13
5
.280
.317
.392
.709
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Cincinnati Tigers
RP
5
137
126
19
36
2
4
2
1
6
20
2
3
2
.286
.328
.413
.741
2
Memphis Red Sox
RP
14
242
228
50
82
6
9
2
3
13
38
0
4
2
.250
.282
.382
.663
1
Philadelphia Stars
SP
2
8
12
4
12
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
5
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
29
335
311
106
220
11
6
2
7
36
89
2
6
1
.299
.337
.392
.730

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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James