Johnny Ray - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Johnny Ray



John Ray


Born: September 8, 1911
in Williamson County, TN
Died: June 28, 1957 in Nashville, TN
          (45 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: R
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 160
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Notes:


• Buried: Mount Ararat Cemetery (Nashville, TN)


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
1
1945
1945
KCM
2.9
0.1
0.0
2.8
0.0
2
SP
3
1943
1945
IC
2.5
-0.2
0.0
2.7
0.0
3
SP
2
1939
1940
JRC
2.3
-0.1
0.0
2.4
0.0
4
SP
1
1932
1932
MGS
2.1
-0.0
0.0
2.2
0.0
5
3B
2
1943
1945
IC/BBB
2.1
1.4
0.7
0.0
-0.0
6
SS
1
1945
1945
KCM
1.9
1.7
0.0
0.0
0.2
7
RF
2
1943
1945
IC
1.8
0.6
0.5
0.9
-0.1
8
C
4
1939
1942
JRC
1.8
1.6
0.0
0.1
0.0
9
SP
1
1937
1937
BBB
1.7
0.1
0.0
1.6
0.0
10
SS
6
1937
1943
MULT
1.5
0.3
0.8
0.0
0.4
11
RF
1
1945
1945
BBB
1.2
1.3
0.0
0.0
-0.1
12
SP
1
1945
1945
KCM
1.2
-0.0
0.0
1.2
0.0
13
SP
1
1945
1945
KCM
1.2
-0.2
0.0
1.4
-0.0
14
3B
5
1937
1942
JRC/BBB
1.1
1.6
-0.6
0.0
0.1
15
2B
1
1945
1945
KCM
1.1
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.1
16
CF
3
1943
1945
IC
1.0
0.5
0.1
0.4
-0.0
17
RF
4
1939
1942
JRC
1.0
1.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
18
1B
1
1945
1945
BBB
1.0
1.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
19
3B
1
1945
1945
KCM
0.9
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.0
20
SP
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.8
-0.1
0.0
1.0
-0.0
21
RF
2
1937
1939
BBB/JRC
0.8
1.4
-0.5
0.0
-0.1
22
LF
1
1944
1944
IC
0.8
0.9
0.0
0.0
-0.1
23
RP
4
1939
1942
JRC
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.7
-0.0
24
SS
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.7
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.2
25
SP
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
26
2B
1
1937
1937
BBB
0.6
0.2
0.4
0.0
0.1
27
LF
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.6
0.5
0.0
0.2
-0.0
28
SS
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.6
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.2
29
SP
2
1932
1940
MGS/JRC
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
30
2B
4
1942
1945
JRC/IC
0.6
0.3
-0.1
0.2
0.3
31
1B
1
1945
1945
KCM
0.5
0.7
0.0
0.0
-0.1
32
3B
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.5
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.1
33
3B
2
1944
1945
IC
0.5
0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.0
34
1B
2
1943
1945
IC
0.5
0.8
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
35
RP
3
1939
1945
JRC/BBB
0.5
0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
36
SS
1
1939
1939
JRC
0.4
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
37
SP
2
1937
1939
JRC/BBB
0.4
0.1
0.1
0.2
-0.0
38
RP
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.4
-0.0
0.0
0.4
-0.0
39
SP
1
1945
1945
KCM
0.4
0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
40
2B
2
1939
1940
JRC
0.4
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
41
CF
1
1945
1945
KCM
0.3
0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
42
2B
1
1943
1943
IC
0.3
0.9
-1.0
0.3
0.1
43
CF
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.3
0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.0
44
RP
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.3
-0.0
45
RF
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.3
0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
46
SS
2
1939
1945
IC/JRC
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
47
SP
2
1937
1939
JRC/BBB
0.3
0.1
-0.0
0.3
-0.0
48
LF
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.1
49
1B
1
1943
1943
IC
0.3
0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
50
SP
1
1944
1944
IC
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
51
SP
2
1943
1945
IC/BBB
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
52
RF
2
1943
1945
KCM/IC
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.0
53
RP
2
1943
1945
KCM/IC
0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.4
-0.0
54
2B
1
1944
1944
IC
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
55
LF
1
1945
1945
KCM
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
56
SP
5
1939
1943
JRC/IC
0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.6
0.0
57
2B
2
1943
1945
BBB/IC
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
58
LF
1
1943
1943
IC
0.2
0.5
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
59
C
2
1944
1945
IC
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
60
RP
1
1940
1940
JRC
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
61
SP
1
1943
1943
IC
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
62
C
1
1945
1945
KCM
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
63
CF
1
1944
1944
IC
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
64
LF
1
1945
1945
KCM
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
65
LF
1
1942
1942
JRC
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
66
RP
1
1943
1943
IC
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
67
-
1
1943
1943
IC
0.1
-0.0
0.2
0.0
-0.0
68
RF
1
1942
1942
JRC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
69
2B
1
1944
1944
IC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
70
1B
1
1937
1937
BBB
0.1
0.3
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
71
2B
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
72
1B
3
1939
1941
JRC
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
73
C
3
1943
1945
IC
0.1
-0.2
0.1
0.0
0.1
74
2B
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
75
CF
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
76
CF
1
1942
1942
JRC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
77
LF
1
1940
1940
JRC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
78
LF
2
1942
1945
JRC/IC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
79
2B
1
1944
1944
IC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
80
RF
1
1945
1945
IC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
81
LF
1
1942
1942
JRC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
82
LF
1
1939
1939
JRC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
83
1B
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
-0.1
84
LF
1
1937
1937
BBB
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
85
1B
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
86
RP
1
1944
1944
IC
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
87
LF
1
1941
1941
JRC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
88
C
1
1937
1937
BBB
0.1
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.1
89
LF
2
1940
1941
JRC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
90
RF
1
1942
1942
JRC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
91
-
1
1944
1944
IC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
92
RP
1
1945
1945
IC
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
93
CF
1
1940
1940
JRC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
94
-
1
1942
1942
JRC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
95
LF
1
1939
1939
JRC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
96
-
1
1945
1945
KCM
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
97
C
1
1945
1945
KCM
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
98
C
2
1941
1942
JRC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
99
SS
1
1942
1942
JRC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
100
LF
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
101
RP
1
1945
1945
IC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
102
1B
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
103
2B
1
1945
1945
KCM
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
104
-
1
1937
1937
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
105
RP
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
106
1B
1
1942
1942
JRC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
107
LF
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
108
CF
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
109
RP
1
1945
1945
IC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
110
C
1
1945
1945
BBB/KCM
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
111
CF
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
112
LF
1
1945
1945
IC
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
113
1B
1
1945
1945
KCM
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
114
-
1
1945
1945
IC
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
115
SS
1
1942
1942
JRC
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
116
CF
1
1941
1941
JRC
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
117
-
1
1937
1937
BBB
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
118
LF
1
1945
1945
IC
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
119
2B
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
120
RF
1
1943
1943
IC
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
121
-
1
1942
1942
JRC
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
122
-
1
1945
1945
KCM
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
123
-
1
1940
1940
JRC
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
124
-
1
1937
1937
BBB
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
125
CF
1
1932
1932
MGS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
126
-
1
1944
1944
IC
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
127
LF
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
128
C
1
1932
1932
MGS
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
129
CF
2
1937
1942
BBB/JRC
-0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.0
130
2B
1
1942
1942
JRC
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
131
RP
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
132
SS
1
1945
1945
IC
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
133
SS
1
1943
1943
IC
-0.0
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
134
RP
3
1939
1941
JRC
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
135
CF
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
136
LF
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
137
3B
1
1940
1940
JRC
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
138
RP
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
139
CF
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
140
2B
1
1941
1941
JRC
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
141
1B
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
142
LF
1
1943
1943
IC
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
143
-
1
1945
1945
IC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
144
-
1
1943
1943
IC
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
145
2B
1
1942
1942
JRC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
146
LF
1
1945
1945
KCM
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
147
RP
1
1943
1943
IC
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.1
-0.0
148
-
1
1943
1943
IC
-0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.0
149
3B
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
150
RP
1
1937
1937
BBB
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
151
2B
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
152
SS
1
1932
1932
MGS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
153
-
1
1937
1937
BBB
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
154
RF
1
1944
1944
IC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
155
C
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
156
C
2
1939
1942
JRC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
157
RP
1
1942
1942
JRC
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
158
RF
1
1939
1939
JRC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
159
C
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
160
2B
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
161
RF
1
1943
1943
IC
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
162
-
1
1941
1941
JRC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
163
RP
1
1942
1942
JRC
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
164
RP
3
1940
1942
JRC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
-0.0
165
LF
1
1945
1945
KCM
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
166
C
3
1940
1942
JRC
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
167
2B
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
168
1B
2
1944
1945
IC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.2
169
-
1
1943
1943
IC
-0.1
-0.3
0.2
0.0
-0.0
170
RP
1
1932
1932
MGS
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
171
-
1
1943
1943
IC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
172
-
1
1944
1944
IC
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
173
RP
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
0.0
174
C
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
-0.0
175
SS
1
1937
1937
BBB
-0.2
0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.1
176
3B
1
1942
1942
JRC
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
177
SS
2
1944
1945
IC
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.2
178
LF
1
1945
1945
KCM
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
-0.0
179
LF
3
1939
1941
JRC
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
180
-
1
1939
1939
JRC
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
181
RF
1
1945
1945
KCM
-0.2
0.5
0.0
-0.5
-0.1
182
-
1
1942
1942
JRC
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
183
1B
1
1941
1941
JRC
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
184
C
1
1943
1943
IC
-0.2
0.0
-0.3
0.0
0.0
185
-
1
1942
1942
JRC
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
186
C
1
1945
1945
KCM
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
187
C
1
1939
1939
JRC
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
188
-
1
1943
1943
IC
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
189
1B
2
1937
1942
BBB/JRC
-0.3
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
190
-
1
1943
1943
IC
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
191
1B
1
1940
1940
JRC
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.0
192
-
1
1944
1944
IC
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
193
3B
2
1941
1942
JRC
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
194
-
1
1939
1939
JRC
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
195
-
1
1939
1939
JRC
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
196
-
1
1943
1943
IC
-0.3
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
197
-
1
1943
1943
IC
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
198
LF
1
1937
1937
BBB
-0.3
0.0
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
199
RP
2
1941
1942
JRC
-0.3
0.2
0.0
-0.5
0.0
200
RP
2
1944
1945
IC
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
-0.0
201
LF
2
1937
1939
BBB/JRC
-0.5
0.4
0.0
-0.9
-0.0
202
2B
1
1943
1943
IC
-0.5
-0.0
-0.5
0.0
0.0
203
RP
4
1940
1943
IC/JRC
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
204
-
1
1945
1945
KCM
-0.5
-0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
205
C
3
1943
1945
BBB/IC
-0.5
-0.1
0.2
-0.7
0.1
206
-
1
1944
1944
IC
-0.5
-0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
207
RP
2
1944
1945
IC
-0.5
0.1
0.0
-0.6
0.0
208
RP
1
1945
1945
IC
-0.6
-0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
209
LF
1
1932
1932
MGS
-0.6
0.4
0.0
-1.0
-0.0
210
-
1
1937
1937
BBB
-0.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
211
2B
3
1940
1942
JRC
-0.7
-0.7
0.0
0.0
0.0

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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