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
6
25
24
5
7
2
0
1
4
0
1
0
0
.292
.320
.500
.820
91
BBS
27
C
17
61
56
5
18
2
0
0
6
1
3
0
0
2
.321
.356
.357
.713
99
28
C
15
55
50
12
14
1
2
1
7
3
2
3
0
.280
.345
.440
.785
152
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
127
HIL
ECL
30
C
12
33
30
3
8
0
0
0
6
0
1
2
.267
.290
.267
.557
41
ECL
31
C
23
70
64
8
8
3
0
0
3
0
0
5
1
0
1
.125
.188
.172
.360
-5
HIL
ECL
32
C
48
171
151
20
32
5
1
1
13
5
13
0
1
6
.212
.279
.278
.557
46
HIL
EAS
33
C
23
63
59
6
15
1
0
1
9
0
0
1
1
1
2
.254
.279
.322
.601
62
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
74
HIL
IND
36
C
9
27
26
4
8
1
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
1
0
.308
.333
.346
.679
91
37
C
24
91
83
7
18
2
1
0
8
0
5
0
3
.217
.261
.265
.526
43
38
C
9
36
34
3
6
0
2
0
2
0
1
0
1
.176
.200
.294
.494
32
PBG
NN2
39
C
13
45
38
7
15
2
0
0
5
0
5
1
1
.395
.477
.447
.925
172
BRG
IND
42
C
3
10
7
2
3
1
0
0
1
0
1
0
2
.429
.500
.571
1.071
173
16
7
C
293
1007
908
120
230
41
8
4
113
17
0
60
3
0
8
31
0
1
.253
.305
.329
.635
71
162 Game Average
557
502
66
127
23
4
2
62
14
0
33
20
0
5
17
0
23
.253
.305
.329
.635
71
 
Team Lg Pos
16
Negro Leagues
292
1003
904
120
229
41
8
4
113
17
0
60
3
0
8
31
0
1
.253
.306
.330
.635
71
1
vs Major Leagues
1
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
37
 
Team Lg Pos
5
Baltimore Black Sox
C
31
116
109
12
27
4
2
1
11
1
4
0
1
2
.248
.281
.349
.629
66
1
Washington Potomacs
C
13
49
45
12
14
1
2
1
7
3
2
2
0
.311
.367
.489
.856
178
8
Hilldale Club
C
204
695
626
77
158
30
4
2
85
13
0
41
2
0
4
24
0
1
.252
.303
.323
.625
64
1
Bacharach Giants
C
9
20
18
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
.111
.200
.111
.311
-14
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
-2
3
Philadelphia Bacharach Giants
C
19
67
57
9
20
2
0
0
6
0
7
1
2
.351
.431
.386
.817
137
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
C
3
10
7
2
3
1
0
0
1
0
1
0
2
.429
.500
.571
1.071
173



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BBS
EAS
7
.000
.287
0.0%
7.9%
0.0%
0.1%
.000
.054
BBS
EAS
25
.360
.372
4.0%
8.6%
4.0%
1.2%
.208
.142
BBS
61
.331
.331
4.9%
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.036
.097
55
.376
.296
3.6%
6.6%
1.8%
0.4%
.160
.067
HIL
106
.359
.318
5.7%
0.9%
6.9%
6.00
0.0%
0.9%
.143
.094
HIL
ECL
33
.250
.354
3.0%
8.5%
0.0%
1.7%
.000
.125
ECL
70
.180
.353
7.1%
2.7%
1.4%
9.9%
5.00
3.70
0.0%
1.1%
.047
.116
HIL
ECL
171
.260
.347
7.6%
9.1%
0.0%
0.3%
28.80
0.6%
1.3%
.066
.120
HIL
EAS
63
.271
.335
1.6%
8.1%
1.6%
1.6%
1.00
5.12
1.6%
1.3%
.068
.118
HIL
ANL
138
.291
.372
7.2%
9.5%
0.0%
0.2%
38.49
0.0%
1.4%
.073
.133
HIL
EAS
69
.320
.357
8.7%
8.4%
0.0%
1.8%
.034
.139
HIL
IND
27
.320
.324
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
1.1%
6.75
0.0%
1.1%
.038
.110
91
.248
.346
5.5%
0.1%
8.6%
75.45
0.0%
0.8%
.048
.095
36
.215
.337
2.8%
7.3%
0.0%
1.1%
.118
.115
PBG
NN2
45
.437
.318
11.1%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.053
.090
BRG
IND
10
.395
.362
10.0%
8.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.143
.118
16
7
1007
.293
.342
6.0%
8.4%
0.6%
1.0%
9.67
30.80
0.4%
1.1%
.076
.112
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
16
Negro Leagues
1003
.293
.342
6.0%
8.4%
0.6%
1.0%
9.67
30.99
0.4%
1.1%
.076
.112
1
vs Major Leagues
4
.237
.338
0.0%
8.4%
0.0%
2.6%
3.18
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.101
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
5
Baltimore Black Sox
116
.286
.337
3.4%
7.5%
0.0%
2.6%
3.18
0.9%
0.9%
.101
.108
1
Washington Potomacs
49
.406
.293
4.1%
6.7%
2.0%
0.4%
.178
.065
8
Hilldale Club
695
.287
.347
5.9%
8.5%
0.5%
0.7%
12.00
34.91
0.3%
1.2%
.070
.117
1
Bacharach Giants
20
.172
.342
10.0%
9.6%
5.0%
2.7%
2.00
3.51
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.112
1
New York Lincoln Giants
50
.183
.358
6.0%
10.1%
0.0%
2.7%
3.78
0.0%
1.1%
.065
.118
3
Philadelphia Bacharach Giants
67
.386
.325
10.4%
7.6%
0.0%
0.9%
.035
.096
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
10
.395
.362
10.0%
8.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.143
.118

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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.

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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