Bill Ricks - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Bill Ricks



John William Ricks
(Schoolboy)

Born: September 1, 1919 in Lexington, NC
Died: July 15, 1987 in Brooklyn, NY
          (67 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'4"
Wt: 195
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Notes:


• Played in the Minor Leagues


Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
PS
NN2
24
SP
11
7
.611
22
18
11
0
0
157.0
68
49
151
51
96
0
3
2.81
148
PS
NN2
25
SP
4
2
.667
14
7
4
1
2
71.0
30
25
63
24
46
1
1
3.17
125
PS
NN2
26
SP
1
4
.200
15
8
1
0
1
68.0
42
33
79
29
27
1
0
4.37
96
PS
NN2
27
RP
0
1
.000
4
1
2
0
0
1
11.0
18
13
15
1
8
2
1
0
58
10.64
37
4
1
SP
16
14
.533
55
34
2
16
1
4
307.0
158
120
308
1
112
171
3
4
58
3.52
117
162 Game Average
12
11
.533
42
26
27
12
1
3
234.2
121
92
235
14
86
131
2
3
789
3.52
117



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
PS
NN2
24
SP
157.0
1.29
1.40
14.5%
10.8%
7.7%
7.8%
1.88
1.38
PS
NN2
25
SP
71.0
1.23
1.39
15.6%
13.0%
8.1%
7.8%
1.92
1.65
PS
NN2
26
SP
68.0
1.59
1.40
8.8%
12.1%
9.5%
8.3%
0.93
1.45
PS
NN2
27
RP
11.0
2.09
1.41
3.4%
13.0%
13.8%
8.5%
0.25
1.53
1.7%
0.9%
4
1
SP
307.0
1.37
1.40
12.9%
11.7%
8.5%
8.0%
1.53
1.47
1.7%
0.9%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
PS
NN2
24
SP
22
68
151
51
96
3
PS
NN2
25
SP
14
30
63
24
46
1
PS
NN2
26
SP
15
42
79
29
27
0
PS
NN2
27
RP
4
58
46
18
15
6
2
1
1
8
2
0
4
2
.326
.426
.609
1.035
4
1
SP
55
58
46
158
308
6
2
1
1
112
171
4
4
2
.326
.426
.609
1.035

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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