Joe Lewis - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Joe Lewis



Joseph Herman Lewis
(Sleepy)

Born: January 17, 1895 in Drakes Branch, VA
Died: October 1986 in Portsmouth, VA
          (91 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 195
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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
BBS
EAS
25
3B
2
7
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
BBS
EAS
26
C
7
29
28
5
9
3
0
1
5
0
1
0
0
.321
.345
.536
.881
114
BBS
27
C
33
115
103
8
26
6
1
0
13
1
6
0
1
5
.252
.300
.330
.630
83
28
C
19
64
58
13
18
1
2
1
10
3
3
3
0
.310
.375
.448
.823
165
HIL
29
C
33
106
98
16
30
12
1
0
12
3
0
6
1
0
0
2
0
1
.306
.346
.449
.795
129
HIL
ECL
30
C
12
33
30
3
8
0
0
0
6
0
1
2
.267
.290
.267
.557
43
ECL
31
C
23
70
64
8
8
3
0
0
3
0
0
5
1
0
1
.125
.188
.172
.360
-6
HIL
ECL
32
C
48
171
151
20
32
5
1
1
13
5
13
0
1
6
.212
.279
.278
.557
45
HIL
EAS
33
C
23
63
59
6
15
1
0
1
9
0
0
1
1
1
2
.254
.279
.322
.601
60
HIL
ANL
34
C
36
138
123
17
31
7
1
0
30
4
0
10
0
0
5
.252
.308
.325
.633
54
HIL
EAS
35
C
20
69
58
5
17
2
0
0
5
0
6
1
4
.293
.369
.328
.697
71
HIL
IND
36
C
10
31
29
4
9
1
0
0
2
1
0
1
0
1
0
.310
.355
.345
.700
96
37
C
24
91
83
7
18
2
1
0
8
0
5
0
3
.217
.261
.265
.526
44
38
C
9
36
34
3
6
0
2
0
2
0
1
0
1
.176
.200
.294
.494
37
PBG
NN2
39
C
13
45
38
7
15
2
0
0
5
0
5
1
1
.395
.477
.447
.925
165
BRG
IND
41
C
2
8
7
1
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
.286
.375
.286
.661
81
BRG
IND
42
C
3
10
7
2
3
1
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
2
.429
.500
.571
1.071
217
17
7
C
317
1086
977
125
247
46
9
4
125
17
0
65
3
0
10
34
0
1
.253
.306
.331
.637
73
162 Game Average
555
499
64
126
24
5
2
64
12
0
33
20
0
6
17
0
23
.253
.306
.331
.637
73
 
Team Lg Pos
17
Negro Leagues
316
1082
973
125
246
46
9
4
125
17
0
65
3
0
10
34
0
1
.253
.306
.331
.637
74
1
vs Major Leagues
1
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
41
 
Team Lg Pos
5
Baltimore Black Sox
C
48
174
160
15
37
9
3
1
19
1
7
0
2
5
.231
.272
.344
.616
71
1
Washington Potomacs
C
17
58
53
13
18
1
2
1
10
3
3
2
0
.340
.397
.491
.887
188
8
Hilldale Club
C
205
699
629
77
159
30
4
2
85
13
0
42
2
0
4
24
0
1
.253
.304
.323
.626
65
1
New York Lincoln Giants
C
14
50
46
7
6
3
0
0
3
0
0
3
0
0
1
.130
.184
.196
.379
-4
1
Bacharach Giants
C
9
20
18
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
.111
.200
.111
.311
-14
3
Philadelphia Bacharach Giants
C
19
67
57
9
20
2
0
0
6
0
7
1
2
.351
.431
.386
.817
134
2
Brooklyn Royal Giants
C
5
18
14
3
5
1
0
0
2
0
1
0
1
2
.357
.438
.429
.866
156



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BBS
EAS
7
.000
.270
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.1%
.000
.051
BBS
EAS
29
.387
.358
3.4%
8.3%
3.4%
1.2%
.214
.135
BBS
115
.287
.318
5.2%
0.1%
0.0%
7.4%
206.02
0.0%
0.9%
.078
.097
64
.396
.297
4.7%
7.0%
1.6%
0.5%
.138
.068
HIL
106
.359
.315
5.7%
0.9%
6.8%
6.00
0.0%
0.9%
.143
.093
HIL
ECL
33
.250
.349
3.0%
8.4%
0.0%
1.7%
.000
.124
ECL
70
.180
.357
7.1%
2.7%
1.4%
10.1%
5.00
3.77
0.0%
1.1%
.047
.118
HIL
ECL
171
.260
.349
7.6%
9.2%
0.0%
0.3%
29.07
0.6%
1.3%
.066
.121
HIL
EAS
63
.271
.339
1.6%
8.2%
1.6%
1.6%
1.00
5.22
1.6%
1.3%
.068
.119
HIL
ANL
138
.291
.372
7.2%
9.5%
0.0%
0.3%
37.78
0.0%
1.4%
.073
.132
HIL
EAS
69
.320
.361
8.7%
8.5%
0.0%
1.8%
.034
.140
HIL
IND
31
.332
.327
3.2%
7.7%
0.0%
1.1%
6.78
0.0%
1.1%
.034
.113
91
.248
.344
5.5%
0.1%
8.6%
74.77
0.0%
0.8%
.048
.094
36
.216
.326
2.8%
7.2%
0.0%
1.1%
.118
.109
PBG
NN2
45
.437
.326
11.1%
7.7%
0.0%
0.8%
.053
.092
BRG
IND
8
.340
.342
0.0%
7.3%
0.9%
8.47
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.102
BRG
IND
10
.395
.313
10.0%
7.2%
0.0%
3.1%
2.31
0.0%
0.7%
.143
.101
17
7
1086
.294
.340
6.0%
8.3%
0.6%
0.9%
10.33
58.25
0.4%
1.1%
.078
.110
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
17
Negro Leagues
1082
.294
.340
6.0%
8.3%
0.6%
0.9%
10.33
58.56
0.4%
1.1%
.078
.110
1
vs Major Leagues
4
.237
.330
0.0%
8.2%
0.0%
2.7%
3.09
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.100
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
5
Baltimore Black Sox
174
.277
.323
4.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.1%
206.02
0.6%
0.9%
.113
.104
1
Washington Potomacs
58
.423
.295
5.2%
7.1%
1.7%
0.4%
.151
.066
8
Hilldale Club
699
.288
.347
6.0%
8.6%
0.5%
0.7%
12.50
34.47
0.3%
1.2%
.070
.117
1
New York Lincoln Giants
50
.183
.364
6.0%
10.2%
0.0%
2.6%
3.88
0.0%
1.1%
.065
.120
1
Bacharach Giants
20
.172
.341
10.0%
9.6%
5.0%
2.7%
2.00
3.51
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.112
3
Philadelphia Bacharach Giants
67
.386
.327
10.4%
7.7%
0.0%
0.9%
.035
.096
2
Brooklyn Royal Giants
18
.370
.326
5.6%
7.2%
0.0%
2.1%
5.05
0.0%
0.6%
.071
.101

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Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

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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