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
99
BBS
27
C
17
61
56
5
18
2
0
0
6
1
3
0
0
2
.321
.356
.357
.713
101
28
C
15
55
50
12
14
1
2
1
7
3
2
3
0
.280
.345
.440
.785
156
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
53
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
9
27
26
4
8
1
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
1
0
.308
.333
.346
.679
89
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
36
PBG
NN2
39
C
13
45
38
7
15
2
0
0
5
0
5
1
1
.395
.477
.447
.925
165
BRG
IND
42
C
3
10
7
2
3
1
0
0
1
0
1
0
2
.429
.500
.571
1.071
218
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
72
162 Game Average
557
502
66
127
23
4
2
62
14
0
33
20
0
5
17
0
23
.253
.305
.329
.635
72
 
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
72
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
31
116
109
12
27
4
2
1
11
1
4
0
1
2
.248
.281
.349
.629
70
1
Washington Potomacs
C
13
49
45
12
14
1
2
1
7
3
2
2
0
.311
.367
.489
.856
183
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
-4
3
Philadelphia Bacharach Giants
C
19
67
57
9
20
2
0
0
6
0
7
1
2
.351
.431
.386
.817
134
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
C
3
10
7
2
3
1
0
0
1
0
1
0
2
.429
.500
.571
1.071
218



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
25
.360
.358
4.0%
8.3%
4.0%
1.2%
.208
.136
BBS
61
.331
.326
4.9%
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.9%
.036
.096
55
.376
.291
3.6%
6.5%
1.8%
0.4%
.160
.066
HIL
106
.359
.315
5.7%
0.9%
6.8%
6.00
0.0%
0.9%
.143
.093
HIL
ECL
33
.250
.350
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
.373
7.2%
9.5%
0.0%
0.2%
38.71
0.0%
1.4%
.073
.134
HIL
EAS
69
.320
.361
8.7%
8.5%
0.0%
1.8%
.034
.140
HIL
IND
27
.320
.327
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
1.1%
6.84
0.0%
1.1%
.038
.111
91
.248
.344
5.5%
0.1%
8.6%
74.77
0.0%
0.8%
.048
.094
36
.215
.327
2.8%
7.1%
0.0%
1.1%
.118
.111
PBG
NN2
45
.437
.326
11.1%
7.7%
0.0%
0.8%
.053
.092
BRG
IND
10
.395
.312
10.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.143
.101
16
7
1007
.293
.341
6.0%
8.3%
0.6%
1.0%
9.67
30.84
0.4%
1.1%
.076
.111
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
16
Negro Leagues
1003
.293
.342
6.0%
8.4%
0.6%
1.0%
9.67
31.04
0.4%
1.1%
.076
.112
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
116
.286
.329
3.4%
7.4%
0.0%
2.7%
3.09
0.9%
1.0%
.101
.105
1
Washington Potomacs
49
.406
.288
4.1%
6.5%
2.0%
0.4%
.178
.063
8
Hilldale Club
695
.287
.347
5.9%
8.6%
0.5%
0.7%
12.00
34.95
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
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
10
.395
.312
10.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.143
.101

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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