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Sylvester Owens



Sylvester Owens
(Good Black; Fast Black)

Born: birthplace unknown


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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
BBB
NAL
CF
25
101
94
9
22
2
3
0
11
2
3
1
3
.234
.265
.319
.584
65
BBB
NAL
CF
25
96
90
8
19
1
1
0
11
2
5
0
1
.211
.253
.244
.497
45
LF
12
33
32
3
9
3
0
0
2
0
1
0
.281
.303
.375
.678
93
NAL
CF
5
17
16
1
2
0
0
0
1
1
1
0
.125
.176
.125
.301
-6
PS
NN2
CF
26
91
89
1
9
0
0
0
3
2
1
1
.101
.111
.101
.212
-40
JRC
NAL
CF
8
26
23
0
6
0
0
0
2
0
2
1
.261
.320
.261
.581
83
6
6
CF
101
364
344
22
67
6
4
0
30
7
13
1
6
.195
.226
.235
.462
34
162 Game Average
584
552
35
107
10
6
0
48
12
21
3
10
.195
.226
.235
.462
34
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Birmingham Black Barons
CF
50
197
184
17
41
3
4
0
22
4
8
1
4
.223
.259
.283
.542
55
1
Atlanta Black Crackers
LF
11
32
31
2
8
3
0
0
2
0
1
0
.258
.281
.355
.636
81
2
St. Louis-New Orleans-Harrisburg Stars
CF
2
4
4
1
3
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.750
.750
.750
1.500
362
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
CF
4
14
13
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
.000
.071
.000
.071
-78
1
Philadelphia Stars
CF
26
91
89
1
9
0
0
0
3
2
1
1
.101
.111
.101
.212
-40
1
Jacksonville Red Caps
CF
8
26
23
0
6
0
0
0
2
0
2
1
.261
.320
.261
.581
83



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BBB
NAL
101
.263
.325
3.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.085
.108
BBB
NAL
96
.239
.320
5.2%
7.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.033
.094
33
.318
.327
3.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.8%
.094
.098
NAL
17
.159
.313
5.9%
9.0%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
PS
NN2
91
.101
.328
1.1%
8.4%
0.0%
1.2%
.000
.106
JRC
NAL
26
.278
.302
7.7%
7.0%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.077
6
6
364
.217
.322
3.6%
7.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.041
.099
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
2
Birmingham Black Barons
197
.251
.323
4.1%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.060
.101
1
Atlanta Black Crackers
32
.299
.328
3.1%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.097
.099
2
St. Louis-New Orleans-Harrisburg Stars
4
.720
.310
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.076
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
14
.054
.313
7.1%
9.0%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
1
Philadelphia Stars
91
.101
.328
1.1%
8.4%
0.0%
1.2%
.000
.106
1
Jacksonville Red Caps
26
.278
.302
7.7%
7.0%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.077

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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