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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)

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• 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
25
WP
ECL
22
SS
10
30
30
3
6
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
16
NNL
23
SS
50
184
169
9
30
3
0
0
11
3
9
6
.178
.219
.195
.414
12
NNL
24
SS
35
151
141
22
43
6
2
0
7
4
7
0
3
.305
.338
.376
.714
86
ECL
25
SS
9
28
26
5
5
0
0
0
3
1
1
0
1
0
.192
.250
.192
.442
18
CTG
NNL
26
SS
5
9
7
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
.429
.500
.429
.929
145
DS
NNL
29
SS
13
52
48
4
12
2
0
0
4
0
0
4
0
0
0
.250
.308
.292
.599
65
ID
NN2
31
SS
3
7
6
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.167
.286
.167
.452
26
8
10
SS
133
489
452
46
104
11
2
0
29
8
0
25
0
1
11
.230
.272
.263
.535
45
162 Game Average
596
551
56
127
13
2
0
35
10
0
30
0
2
13
.230
.272
.263
.535
45
 
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
Cleveland Elites
SS
28
124
115
19
39
6
2
0
6
4
6
0
3
.339
.372
.426
.798
107
1
Dayton Marcos
SS
7
27
26
3
4
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.154
.185
.154
.339
-11
1
Harrisburg Giants
-
3
11
10
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
.100
.182
.100
.282
-25
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SS
6
17
16
4
4
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
1
0
.250
.294
.250
.544
46
1
Cleveland Tigers
SS
5
9
7
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
.429
.500
.429
.929
145
1
Detroit Stars I
SS
13
52
48
4
12
2
0
0
4
0
0
4
0
0
0
.250
.308
.292
.599
65
1
Indianapolis ABCs II
SS
3
7
6
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.167
.286
.167
.452
26



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
WP
IND
28
.193
.295
7.1%
7.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.066
WP
ECL
30
.188
.314
0.0%
6.7%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.095
NNL
184
.194
.330
4.9%
8.3%
0.0%
1.4%
.018
.125
NNL
151
.323
.342
4.6%
8.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.071
.127
ECL
28
.225
.344
3.6%
0.3%
0.0%
9.0%
28.42
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.119
CTG
NNL
9
.394
.343
11.1%
6.8%
0.0%
0.3%
20.21
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.116
DS
NNL
52
.295
.345
7.7%
8.9%
0.0%
0.4%
21.72
0.0%
0.9%
.042
.097
ID
NN2
7
.237
.330
14.3%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.120
8
10
489
.250
.333
5.1%
8.3%
0.0%
0.4%
23.68
0.0%
1.2%
.033
.117
 
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
Chicago American Giants
10
.000
.316
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.119
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
174
.205
.331
5.2%
8.3%
0.0%
1.4%
.019
.126
1
Cleveland Elites
124
.357
.342
4.8%
8.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.087
.127
1
Dayton Marcos
27
.166
.342
3.7%
8.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.127
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
17
.269
.341
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.3%
28.00
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.118
1
Harrisburg Giants
11
.155
.349
9.1%
9.2%
0.0%
0.3%
29.07
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.121
1
Cleveland Tigers
9
.394
.343
11.1%
6.8%
0.0%
0.3%
20.21
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.116
1
Detroit Stars I
52
.295
.345
7.7%
8.9%
0.0%
0.4%
21.72
0.0%
0.9%
.042
.097
1
Indianapolis ABCs II
7
.237
.330
14.3%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.120

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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