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
109
BBS
27
C
17
61
56
5
18
2
0
0
6
1
3
0
0
2
.321
.356
.357
.713
96
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
135
HIL
ECL
30
C
12
33
30
3
8
0
0
0
6
0
1
2
.267
.290
.267
.557
45
ECL
31
C
23
70
64
8
8
3
0
0
3
0
5
0
1
.125
.188
.172
.360
-1
HIL
EAS
33
C
23
63
59
6
15
1
0
1
9
0
1
1
2
.254
.279
.322
.601
60
HIL
EAS
35
C
20
69
58
5
17
2
0
0
5
0
6
1
4
.293
.369
.328
.697
68
HIL
EAS
36
C
8
24
23
4
7
1
0
0
2
1
0
1
0
.304
.333
.348
.681
93
37
C
24
91
83
7
18
2
1
0
8
0
5
0
3
.217
.261
.265
.526
45
38
C
9
36
34
3
6
0
2
0
2
0
1
0
1
.176
.200
.294
.494
34
PBG
NN2
39
C
12
41
34
7
13
1
0
0
3
0
5
1
1
.382
.475
.412
.887
149
BRG
IND
42
C
3
10
7
2
3
1
0
0
1
0
1
0
2
.429
.500
.571
1.071
245
14
7
C
207
691
627
83
164
28
6
3
68
8
0
37
1
0
7
20
0
1
.262
.310
.340
.650
82
162 Game Average
541
491
65
128
22
5
2
53
6
0
29
20
0
7
16
0
23
.262
.310
.340
.650
82
 
Team Lg Pos
14
Negro Leagues
206
687
623
83
163
28
6
3
68
8
0
37
1
0
7
20
0
1
.262
.310
.340
.651
82
1
vs Major Leaguers
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
69
1
Washington Potomacs
C
13
49
45
12
14
1
2
1
7
3
2
2
0
.311
.367
.489
.856
178
6
Hilldale Club
C
119
383
349
40
94
18
2
1
42
4
0
18
1
0
3
13
0
1
.269
.311
.341
.652
78
1
Bacharach Giants
C
9
20
18
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
.111
.200
.111
.311
-14
1
New York Lincoln Giants
C
14
50
46
7
6
3
0
0
3
0
3
0
1
.130
.184
.196
.379
4
3
Philadelphia Bacharach Giants
C
18
63
53
9
18
1
0
0
4
0
7
1
2
.340
.426
.358
.785
120
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
C
3
10
7
2
3
1
0
0
1
0
1
0
2
.429
.500
.571
1.071
245



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BBS
EAS
7
.000
.313
0.0%
8.6%
0.0%
0.1%
.000
.060
BBS
EAS
25
.360
.341
4.0%
7.9%
4.0%
1.2%
.208
.129
BBS
61
.331
.335
4.9%
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.036
.098
55
.376
.296
3.6%
6.6%
1.8%
0.4%
.160
.067
HIL
106
.359
.307
5.7%
0.9%
6.6%
6.00
0.0%
0.9%
.143
.091
HIL
ECL
33
.250
.345
3.0%
8.3%
0.0%
1.7%
.000
.122
ECL
70
.180
.340
7.1%
9.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.047
.111
HIL
EAS
63
.271
.340
1.6%
8.2%
1.6%
1.3%
.068
.119
HIL
EAS
69
.320
.369
8.7%
8.7%
0.0%
1.8%
.034
.144
HIL
EAS
24
.322
.323
0.0%
7.7%
0.0%
1.0%
.043
.107
91
.248
.341
5.5%
8.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.048
.094
36
.215
.331
2.8%
7.2%
0.0%
1.1%
.118
.112
PBG
NN2
41
.423
.332
12.2%
7.7%
0.0%
0.8%
.029
.095
BRG
IND
10
.395
.288
10.0%
6.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.143
.093
14
7
691
.300
.332
5.4%
7.9%
4.8%
7.4%
0.00
1.25
0.4%
1.0%
.078
.104
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
14
Negro Leagues
687
.300
.332
5.4%
7.9%
5.9%
8.6%
0.00
0.79
0.4%
1.0%
.079
.104
1
vs Major Leaguers
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
.333
3.4%
7.4%
0.0%
2.6%
3.18
0.9%
0.9%
.101
.106
1
Washington Potomacs
49
.406
.293
4.1%
6.7%
2.0%
0.4%
.178
.065
6
Hilldale Club
383
.298
.336
4.7%
7.9%
5.9%
8.6%
0.00
0.79
0.3%
1.2%
.072
.109
1
New York Lincoln Giants
50
.183
.340
6.0%
9.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.065
.111
1
Bacharach Giants
20
.172
.340
10.0%
9.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.111
3
Philadelphia Bacharach Giants
63
.374
.334
11.1%
7.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.019
.099
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
10
.395
.288
10.0%
6.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.143
.093

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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