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Will Owens



William John Owens
(Bill)

Born: November 14, 1901 in Indianapolis, IN
Died: May 5, 1999 in Indianapolis, IN
          (97 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 170
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Notes:


• Buried: Holy Cross and Saint Joseph Cemetery (Indianapolis, IN)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
WP
IND
21
SS
8
28
25
3
4
0
0
0
3
0
2
0
1
.160
.222
.160
.382
24
WP
ECL
22
SS
10
30
30
3
6
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
17
NNL
23
SS
50
184
169
9
30
3
0
0
11
3
9
6
.178
.219
.195
.414
12
NNL
24
SS
9
33
30
3
5
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
1
.167
.219
.167
.385
1
ECL
25
SS
9
28
26
5
5
0
0
0
3
1
1
1
0
.192
.250
.192
.442
17
CTG
NNL
26
SS
5
9
7
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
.429
.500
.429
.929
146
DS
NNL
29
SS
13
52
48
4
12
2
0
0
4
0
4
0
0
.250
.308
.292
.599
66
AB2
NSL
30
SS
6
19
18
4
8
0
2
0
4
1
1
0
0
.444
.474
.667
1.140
259
ID
NN2
31
SS
3
7
6
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.167
.286
.167
.452
25
9
10
SS
113
390
359
31
74
5
2
0
27
5
21
1
9
.206
.252
.231
.483
36
162 Game Average
559
515
44
106
7
3
0
39
8
30
3
13
.206
.252
.231
.483
36
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Washington Potomacs
SS
18
58
55
6
10
0
0
0
4
0
2
0
1
.182
.211
.182
.392
20
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
SS
45
174
159
9
30
3
0
0
11
3
9
6
.189
.232
.208
.440
19
1
Chicago American Giants
SS
5
10
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1
Dayton Marcos
-
7
27
26
3
4
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.154
.185
.154
.339
-12
1
Kansas City Monarchs
SS
2
6
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
.250
.400
.250
.650
76
1
Harrisburg Giants
-
3
11
10
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.100
.182
.100
.282
-26
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SS
6
17
16
4
4
0
0
0
2
1
0
1
0
.250
.294
.250
.544
46
1
Cleveland Tigers
SS
5
9
7
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
.429
.500
.429
.929
146
1
Detroit Stars I
SS
13
52
48
4
12
2
0
0
4
0
4
0
0
.250
.308
.292
.599
66
2
Indianapolis ABCs II
SS
9
26
24
4
9
0
2
0
4
1
2
0
0
.375
.423
.542
.965
196



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
WP
IND
28
.193
.297
7.1%
7.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.066
WP
ECL
30
.188
.312
0.0%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.095
NNL
184
.194
.330
4.9%
8.3%
0.0%
1.4%
.018
.125
NNL
33
.188
.347
6.1%
8.1%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.127
ECL
28
.225
.347
3.6%
9.1%
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.120
CTG
NNL
9
.394
.342
11.1%
6.8%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.116
DS
NNL
52
.295
.343
7.7%
8.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.042
.097
AB2
NSL
19
.522
.295
5.3%
5.8%
0.0%
0.4%
.222
.071
ID
NN2
7
.238
.332
14.3%
6.7%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.121
9
10
390
.230
.329
5.4%
8.0%
0.0%
1.1%
.025
.111
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
2
Washington Potomacs
58
.190
.305
3.4%
6.8%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.082
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
174
.205
.331
5.2%
8.3%
0.0%
1.4%
.019
.126
1
Chicago American Giants
10
.000
.316
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.119
1
Kansas City Monarchs
6
.283
.339
16.7%
8.0%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.123
1
Dayton Marcos
27
.167
.349
3.7%
8.2%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.127
1
Harrisburg Giants
11
.155
.353
9.1%
9.3%
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.122
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
17
.269
.342
0.0%
9.0%
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.118
1
Cleveland Tigers
9
.394
.342
11.1%
6.8%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.116
1
Detroit Stars I
52
.295
.343
7.7%
8.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.042
.097
2
Indianapolis ABCs II
26
.446
.305
7.7%
6.0%
0.0%
0.6%
.167
.083

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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.

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