Will Owens - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

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
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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
6
20
17
2
2
0
0
0
2
0
2
0
1
.118
.211
.118
.328
7
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
13
ECL
25
SS
9
28
26
5
5
0
0
0
3
1
1
0
1
0
.192
.250
.192
.442
18
BBB
NNL
26
SS
78
280
257
18
58
9
1
0
16
6
0
10
1
0
13
.226
.255
.268
.523
45
ID
NN2
31
SS
3
7
6
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.167
.286
.167
.452
28
6
7
SS
156
549
505
37
102
12
1
0
33
10
0
23
1
1
20
.202
.238
.230
.468
30
162 Game Average
570
524
38
106
12
1
0
34
11
0
24
16
2
21
.202
.238
.230
.468
30
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Washington Potomacs
SS
16
50
47
5
8
0
0
0
3
0
2
0
1
.170
.204
.170
.374
13
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
SS
45
174
159
9
30
3
0
0
11
3
9
6
.189
.232
.208
.440
20
1
Chicago American Giants
SS
5
10
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
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
Birmingham Black Barons
SS
78
280
257
18
58
9
1
0
16
6
0
10
1
0
13
.226
.255
.268
.523
45
1
Indianapolis ABCs II
SS
3
7
6
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.167
.286
.167
.452
28



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
WP
IND
20
.172
.293
10.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.065
WP
ECL
30
.188
.312
0.0%
6.6%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.094
NNL
184
.194
.327
4.9%
8.3%
0.0%
1.4%
.018
.124
ECL
28
.225
.345
3.6%
0.3%
0.0%
9.0%
28.47
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.119
BBB
NNL
280
.235
.324
3.6%
6.5%
0.4%
0.3%
10.00
18.59
0.0%
1.1%
.043
.109
ID
NN2
7
.237
.324
14.3%
6.4%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.120
6
7
549
.216
.325
4.2%
7.2%
0.3%
0.3%
11.00
19.49
0.0%
1.2%
.028
.113
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
2
Washington Potomacs
50
.182
.304
4.0%
6.6%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.084
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
174
.205
.328
5.2%
8.3%
0.0%
1.4%
.019
.124
1
Chicago American Giants
10
.000
.317
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.120
1
Harrisburg Giants
11
.155
.349
9.1%
9.2%
0.0%
0.3%
29.00
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.120
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
17
.269
.342
0.0%
9.0%
0.0%
0.3%
28.13
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.118
1
Birmingham Black Barons
280
.235
.324
3.6%
6.5%
0.4%
0.3%
10.00
18.59
0.0%
1.1%
.043
.109
1
Indianapolis ABCs II
7
.237
.324
14.3%
6.4%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.120

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