Fran Matthews - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Fran Matthews



Francis Oliver Matthews
(Matty; Lefty)

Born: November 2, 1916 in Cambridge, MA
Died: August 24, 1999 in Los Angeles, CA
          (82 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 180
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Notes:


• High School: Rindge Technical School (Cambridge, MA)
• College: Boston University (Boston, MA)
• Buried: Riverside National Cemetery (Riverside, CA)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
NE
NN2
21
1B
13
23
22
4
8
1
1
0
3
0
1
0
0
.364
.391
.500
.891
132
NE
NN2
23
1B
34
143
121
34
39
8
1
2
19
2
21
1
.322
.423
.455
.877
126
NE
NN2
24
1B
46
208
177
35
37
5
1
3
19
2
25
6
.209
.307
.299
.606
76
NE
NN2
25
1B
5
21
18
4
3
0
2
0
3
0
3
0
.167
.286
.389
.675
96
NE
NN2
28
1B
13
56
50
10
13
0
1
1
6
1
4
1
1
.260
.327
.360
.687
92
5
1
1B
111
451
388
87
100
14
6
6
50
5
54
1
8
.258
.350
.371
.721
98
162 Game Average
658
566
127
146
20
9
9
73
7
79
6
12
.258
.350
.371
.721
98



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NE
NN2
23
.405
.345
4.3%
9.4%
0.0%
1.5%
.136
.128
NE
NN2
143
.408
.355
14.7%
9.7%
1.4%
1.4%
.132
.124
NE
NN2
208
.286
.319
12.0%
8.2%
1.4%
1.2%
.090
.103
NE
NN2
21
.317
.327
14.3%
9.6%
0.0%
1.0%
.222
.094
NE
NN2
56
.326
.340
7.1%
8.8%
0.0%
342.50
1.8%
0.8%
.100
.092
5
1
451
.337
.335
12.0%
8.9%
1.3%
1.2%
.113
.109

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

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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