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
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
5
4
SP
14
16
.467
34
29
0
21
3
0
235.2
141
112
272
4
45
116
4
4
439
4.28
87
162 Game Average
15
17
.467
37
31
0
23
3
0
254.1
152
121
294
10
49
125
7
4
1148
4.28
87
 
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
3
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
11
12
.478
24
20
15
1
0
168.1
96
78
199
2
32
78
4
2
302
4.17
87



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%
12.3%
4.6%
7.4%
2.50
1.65
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
5
4
SP
235.2
1.35
1.31
11.3%
12.5%
4.4%
7.5%
2.58
1.67
0.9%
0.6%
 
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
3
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
168.1
1.37
1.30
10.7%
12.2%
4.4%
7.3%
2.44
1.66
0.7%
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
14
35
2
6
.311
.348
.411
.759
CBE
NAL
39
SP
8
35
62
13
21
0
5
4
SP
34
439
406
141
272
12
10
4
1
45
116
4
9
2
.303
.342
.411
.753
 
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
3
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
24
302
280
96
199
10
6
2
32
78
2
6
.311
.348
.411
.759

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Statistical and biographical data for the The Negro Leagues Database, except 1923 and 1933, were compiled by Gary Ashwill. Copyright 2011-2013 Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1923 were compiled by Patrick Rock. Copyright 2011-2013 Patrick Rock. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1933 were compiled by Scott Simkus. Copyright 2013 Scott Simkus. All rights reserved.


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