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Spottswood Poles



Spottswood Poles
(Spot)

Born: December 27, 1887 in Winchester, VA
Died: September 12, 1962 in Harrisburg, PA
          (74 years old)

Bats: B
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 165
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Notes:


• Buried: Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington, VA)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
25
CF
47
229
199
45
68
2
7
1
33
26
20
4
6
0
.342
.413
.437
.850
150
NLS
27
CF
39
184
161
30
43
8
2
0
14
10
16
2
5
.267
.341
.342
.682
101
EAS
26
CF
29
141
124
31
52
8
1
0
15
12
14
2
1
.419
.486
.500
.986
174
NLG
ECL
35
LF
33
128
109
18
31
3
1
0
11
2
14
1
4
.284
.371
.330
.701
86
27
CF
27
120
106
17
28
2
3
0
2
5
1
12
6
0
2
0
.264
.339
.340
.679
133
FE
CUB
24
RF
23
100
85
10
22
1
2
0
4
11
13
1
1
.259
.364
.318
.681
105
FE
CUB
23
RF
25
106
84
19
31
5
0
0
6
21
14
8
5
3
0
.369
.485
.429
.914
203
MULT
EAS
29
CF
22
97
79
21
28
6
0
0
9
3
12
4
2
.354
.463
.430
.894
133
PG
EAS
22
RF
19
87
77
13
15
4
0
1
5
1
7
1
2
.195
.271
.286
.556
65
24
CF
18
81
76
11
27
0
0
0
10
5
1
2
2
.355
.380
.355
.735
96
NLG
EAS
28
CF
18
85
73
16
22
1
0
1
5
2
10
0
0
2
.301
.386
.356
.742
94
NLG
25
CF
18
85
70
19
22
5
0
0
8
8
11
1
3
.314
.415
.386
.800
153
EAS
31
CF
16
78
68
12
20
3
2
0
5
1
6
0
4
.294
.351
.397
.748
131
PG
21
CF
18
77
67
11
15
2
1
0
6
3
7
0
0
3
.224
.297
.284
.581
86
NLG
EAS
23
LF
15
72
62
12
19
1
1
0
6
10
7
2
1
.306
.394
.355
.749
101
NLG
IND
34
LF
15
63
57
11
21
4
0
0
4
4
4
1
1
.368
.419
.439
.858
129
BRK
FHL
29
RF
15
65
55
9
9
1
1
0
4
2
9
0
1
.164
.281
.218
.499
89
NLG
32
LF
13
62
51
8
17
3
0
0
4
5
8
0
3
.333
.424
.392
.816
180
NLG
EAS
33
LF
11
54
47
16
19
5
1
2
6
1
5
0
2
.404
.462
.681
1.142
157
BRK
FHL
28
RF
6
28
24
3
9
0
0
0
3
0
4
0
0
.375
.464
.375
.839
174
14
9
CF
427
1942
1674
332
518
64
22
5
160
132
1
194
14
26
48
0
.309
.390
.383
.773
127
162 Game Average
737
635
126
197
24
8
2
61
64
12
74
55
10
18
0
.309
.390
.383
.773
127
 
Team Lg Pos
14
Negro Leagues
300
1363
1179
237
362
53
10
4
113
65
132
0
16
36
.307
.384
.379
.763
117
4
vs Latin Leagues
122
555
474
91
149
10
12
1
45
63
1
59
14
10
12
0
.314
.401
.392
.794
149
5
vs Major Leagues
5
24
21
4
7
1
0
0
2
4
3
0
0
0
.333
.417
.381
.798
154
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Philadelphia Giants I
CF
37
164
144
24
30
6
1
1
11
4
14
0
1
5
.208
.283
.285
.568
75
4
CF
96
442
378
78
121
8
11
1
42
56
1
45
14
8
11
0
.320
.404
.407
.811
148
10
New York Lincoln Giants
CF
196
886
762
159
260
35
4
3
78
54
88
0
15
21
0
.341
.420
.409
.829
128
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
CF
1
5
5
2
2
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
.400
.400
.400
.800
131
2
New York Lincoln Stars
CF
53
245
212
39
60
10
3
0
15
13
26
2
5
.283
.367
.358
.725
130
2
Breakers Hotel
RF
21
93
79
12
18
1
1
0
7
2
13
0
1
.228
.337
.266
.603
115
1
Philadelphia All Stars
-
1
3
3
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
91
2
Hilldale Club
CF
11
51
44
8
10
2
0
0
2
0
3
0
4
.227
.277
.273
.549
57
1
Bacharach Giants
CF
11
53
47
10
16
2
2
0
4
1
5
0
1
.340
.404
.468
.872
165



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
PG
77
.273
.290
9.1%
0.0%
6.5%
0.0%
0.4%
.060
.080
PG
EAS
87
.263
.307
8.0%
6.6%
1.1%
0.5%
.091
.093
FE
CUB
106
.475
.322
13.2%
12.1%
7.5%
9.1%
1.75
1.33
0.0%
0.3%
.060
.047
NLG
EAS
72
.367
.352
9.7%
8.5%
0.0%
0.6%
.048
.096
FE
CUB
100
.355
.334
13.0%
10.5%
0.0%
0.4%
.059
.058
81
.339
.343
1.2%
5.3%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.099
229
.421
.348
8.7%
11.1%
0.4%
0.1%
.095
.053
NLG
85
.385
.308
12.9%
6.9%
0.0%
0.2%
.071
.061
EAS
141
.476
.346
9.9%
7.7%
0.0%
0.5%
.081
.077
120
.356
.309
10.0%
5.0%
10.2%
2.00
0.0%
0.0%
.075
.036
NLS
184
.325
.319
8.7%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.075
.080
BRK
FHL
28
.436
.313
14.3%
9.1%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.051
NLG
EAS
85
.363
.365
11.8%
9.1%
0.0%
0.5%
18.94
1.2%
0.5%
.055
.085
BRK
FHL
65
.264
.266
13.8%
9.8%
0.0%
0.1%
.055
.062
MULT
EAS
97
.441
.372
12.4%
0.1%
10.0%
83.98
0.0%
0.3%
.076
.075
EAS
78
.349
.313
7.7%
8.5%
0.0%
0.2%
.103
.065
NLG
62
.388
.287
12.9%
7.8%
0.0%
0.2%
.059
.056
NLG
EAS
54
.481
.387
9.3%
9.0%
3.7%
1.2%
.277
.147
NLG
IND
63
.401
.345
6.3%
8.0%
0.0%
242.00
0.0%
0.9%
.070
.106
NLG
ECL
128
.332
.347
10.9%
7.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.046
.101
14
9
1942
.376
.331
10.0%
8.7%
5.4%
3.8%
2.00
58.29
0.3%
0.4%
.073
.074
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
14
Negro Leagues
1363
.364
.331
9.7%
7.8%
0.0%
0.2%
102.05
0.3%
0.6%
.072
.084
4
vs Latin Leagues
555
.405
.332
10.6%
11.0%
8.2%
9.0%
1.29
1.25
0.2%
0.2%
.078
.049
5
vs Major Leagues
24
.376
.285
12.5%
5.2%
0.0%
3.8%
4.37
0.0%
0.2%
.048
.081
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
2
Philadelphia Giants I
164
.268
.299
8.5%
6.5%
0.0%
0.7%
5.00
0.6%
0.5%
.076
.087
4
442
.408
.338
10.2%
11.3%
8.2%
9.0%
1.29
1.25
0.2%
0.2%
.087
.053
10
New York Lincoln Giants
886
.396
.344
9.9%
7.9%
0.0%
0.3%
99.99
0.3%
0.6%
.068
.086
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
5
.374
.317
0.0%
5.0%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.090
2
New York Lincoln Stars
245
.358
.312
10.6%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.075
.068
2
Breakers Hotel
93
.316
.280
14.0%
9.6%
0.0%
0.2%
.038
.059
1
Philadelphia All Stars
3
.330
.340
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.068
2
Hilldale Club
51
.256
.336
5.9%
9.0%
0.0%
0.2%
.045
.069
1
Bacharach Giants
53
.416
.318
9.4%
8.6%
0.0%
0.2%
.128
.066

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