Don Newcombe - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Don Newcombe



Donald Newcombe
(Newk)

Born: June 14, 1926 in Madison, NJ


Bats: L
Throws: R
Ht: 6'4"
Wt: 220
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Notes:


• High School: Thomas Jefferson HS (Elizabeth, NJ)
• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
NE
NN2
18
SP
1
3
.250
9
5
3
0
0
42.1
22
18
42
24
21
2
3
3.83
108
19
SP
4
3
.571
9
8
0
6
0
0
67.0
28
18
46
0
22
36
1
1
14
2.42
160
2
2
SP
5
6
.455
18
13
0
9
0
0
109.1
50
36
88
0
46
57
3
4
14
2.96
133
162 Game Average
11
13
.455
39
29
0
20
0
0
239.2
110
79
193
0
101
125
7
9
476
2.96
133
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Negro Leagues
5
6
.455
17
12
9
0
0
106.2
48
35
87
42
57
3
4
2.95
137
1
vs Major Leaguers
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
2.2
2
1
1
0
4
0
0
0
14
3.38
58
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Newark Eagles
SP
5
6
.455
17
12
9
0
0
106.2
48
35
87
42
57
3
4
2.95
137
1
Negro All Stars
-
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
2.2
2
1
1
0
4
0
0
0
14
3.38
58



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
NE
NN2
18
SP
42.1
1.56
1.40
10.9%
10.2%
12.5%
7.4%
0.88
1.38
19
SP
67.0
1.01
1.38
13.5%
12.6%
8.3%
8.1%
1.64
1.65
0.0%
2
2
SP
109.1
1.23
1.38
12.4%
11.8%
10.0%
7.6%
1.24
1.54
0.0%
0.0%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
2
Negro Leagues
106.2
1.21
1.39
12.8%
11.7%
9.5%
7.6%
1.36
1.55
1
vs Major Leaguers
2.2
1.88
1.07
0.0%
12.3%
28.6%
8.3%
0.00
1.47
0.0%
0.0%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
2
Newark Eagles
SP
106.2
1.21
1.39
12.8%
11.7%
9.5%
7.6%
1.36
1.55
1
Negro All Stars
-
2.2
1.88
1.07
0.0%
12.3%
28.6%
8.3%
0.00
1.47
0.0%
0.0%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
NE
NN2
18
SP
9
22
42
24
21
3
19
SP
9
14
10
28
46
0
0
0
0
22
36
1
0
0
4.600
2.091
4.600
6.691
2
2
SP
18
14
10
50
88
0
0
0
0
46
57
4
0
0
.100
.357
.100
.457
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Negro Leagues
17
48
87
42
57
4
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
vs Major Leaguers
1
14
10
2
1
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
.100
.357
.100
.457
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Newark Eagles
SP
17
48
87
42
57
4
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Negro All Stars
-
1
14
10
2
1
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
.100
.357
.100
.457

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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