Oscar Owens - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Oscar Owens



William Oscar Owens
(Cannon Ball)

Born: September 7, 1893 in Reidsville, NC
Died: April 30, 1960 in Washington, DC
          (66 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'6"
Wt: 155
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Notes:


• Buried: Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington County, VA)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
HG
WES
27
RF
1
1
.500
2
2
2
0
0
15.0
10
8
19
1
7
17
2
1
71
4.80
102
PK/HG
28
RF
4
5
.444
10
8
7
0
0
66.2
49
40
71
2
32
27
2
4
299
5.40
85
HG
IND
30
RP
2
0
1.000
5
1
1
1
0
17.1
5
4
13
0
7
5
0
2
75
2.08
204
HG
32
SP
1
0
1.000
2
1
0
0
0
9.2
8
7
11
0
6
4
0
1
44
6.52
45
HG
33
SP
1
1
.500
3
2
2
0
0
23.2
14
9
22
1
10
12
0
0
104
3.42
79
HG
34
SP
0
2
.000
5
4
1
0
0
28.1
26
24
42
1
12
12
0
1
135
7.62
56
HG
ANL
35
LF
1
0
1.000
4
1
1
0
0
15.1
19
16
19
2
8
5
0
2
82
9.39
55
HG
EAS
36
RF
4
0
1.000
9
3
2
0
0
44.1
23
18
46
3
11
29
2
1
187
3.65
133
HG
IND
37
LF
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
10.1
2
2
8
0
0
4
0
0
37
1.74
215
9
2
SP
14
9
.609
42
22
16
1
0
230.2
156
128
251
10
93
115
6
12
1034
4.99
85
162 Game Average
15
10
.609
45
23
17
1
0
245.0
166
136
267
11
99
122
6
13
1099
4.99
85
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Negro Leagues
14
8
.636
38
19
15
1
0
207.0
134
111
219
9
84
105
6
11
921
4.83
94
3
vs Major Leagues
0
1
.000
4
3
1
0
0
23.2
22
17
32
1
9
10
0
1
113
6.46
47
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Homestead Grays
SP
12
4
.750
34
16
11
1
0
178.0
114
95
194
9
65
94
4
8
793
4.80
86
1
Pittsburgh Keystones II
RF
2
5
.286
8
6
5
0
0
52.2
42
33
57
1
28
21
2
4
241
5.64
83



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
HG
WES
27
RF
15.0
1.73
1.62
23.9%
10.2%
9.9%
7.2%
2.43
1.42
1.4%
0.5%
PK/HG
28
RF
66.2
1.55
1.43
9.0%
11.8%
10.7%
7.9%
0.84
1.47
0.7%
1.0%
HG
IND
30
RP
17.1
1.15
1.50
6.7%
10.9%
9.3%
11.4%
0.71
0.95
0.0%
1.6%
HG
32
SP
9.2
1.76
1.17
9.1%
14.7%
13.6%
3.2%
0.67
4.58
0.0%
0.7%
HG
33
SP
23.2
1.35
1.13
11.5%
15.9%
9.6%
6.8%
1.20
2.45
1.0%
0.7%
HG
34
SP
28.1
1.91
1.40
8.9%
11.2%
8.9%
6.0%
1.00
1.54
0.7%
2.7%
HG
ANL
35
LF
15.1
1.76
1.59
6.1%
9.1%
9.8%
9.1%
0.63
1.00
2.4%
1.3%
HG
EAS
36
RF
44.1
1.29
1.45
15.5%
10.7%
5.9%
7.8%
2.64
1.38
1.6%
1.6%
HG
IND
37
LF
10.1
0.77
1.27
10.8%
11.0%
0.0%
7.1%
1.54
0.0%
0.9%
9
2
SP
230.2
1.49
1.41
11.1%
11.3%
9.0%
7.6%
1.24
1.62
1.0%
1.2%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
9
Negro Leagues
207.0
1.46
1.44
11.4%
11.2%
9.1%
8.0%
1.25
1.51
1.0%
1.2%
3
vs Major Leagues
23.2
1.73
1.17
8.8%
12.1%
8.0%
4.6%
1.11
2.63
0.9%
1.4%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
9
Homestead Grays
SP
178.0
1.46
1.40
11.9%
11.4%
8.2%
7.7%
1.45
1.67
1.1%
1.3%
1
Pittsburgh Keystones II
RF
52.2
1.61
1.44
8.7%
11.1%
11.6%
7.6%
0.75
1.46
0.4%
1.1%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
HG
WES
27
RF
2
71
59
10
19
2
1
1
5
7
17
1
4
0
.322
.403
.441
.844
PK/HG
28
RF
10
299
254
49
71
12
2
2
16
32
27
4
9
0
7
.280
.369
.366
.735
HG
IND
30
RP
5
75
64
5
13
2
0
0
3
7
5
2
2
0
.203
.301
.234
.536
HG
32
SP
2
44
35
8
11
3
1
0
1
6
4
1
2
3
.314
.429
.457
.886
HG
33
SP
3
104
91
14
22
2
0
1
1
0
10
12
0
3
2
.242
.317
.297
.614
HG
34
SP
5
135
116
26
42
5
2
1
4
12
12
1
6
3
.362
.426
.466
.892
HG
ANL
35
LF
4
82
69
19
19
2
6
2
0
8
5
2
3
1
.275
.367
.565
.932
HG
EAS
36
RF
9
187
170
23
46
3
1
3
1
11
29
1
5
2
.271
.319
.353
.672
HG
IND
37
LF
2
37
36
2
8
1
0
0
0
0
4
0
1
1
.222
.222
.250
.472
9
2
SP
42
1034
894
156
251
32
13
10
31
0
93
115
12
35
0
19
.281
.356
.379
.736
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Negro Leagues
38
921
795
134
219
29
12
9
29
0
84
105
11
31
0
16
.275
.353
.376
.729
3
vs Major Leagues
4
113
99
22
32
3
1
1
2
9
10
1
4
3
.323
.385
.404
.789
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Homestead Grays
SP
34
793
693
114
194
21
11
9
19
0
65
94
8
27
0
13
.280
.349
.381
.730
1
Pittsburgh Keystones II
RF
8
241
201
42
57
11
2
1
12
28
21
4
8
6
.284
.382
.373
.755

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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.

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