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

Multi-Stint Seasons:



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
25
SP
4
2
.667
15
7
4
1
2
72.0
34
29
69
0
25
46
1
0
1
10
3.63
111
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
0
0
1
11.0
18
13
15
1
8
2
1
0
58
10.64
37
PS
NN2
28
SP
6
0
1.000
9
5
4
1
1
52.0
13
9
43
0
21
28
2
2
212
1.56
216
5
2
SP
22
14
.611
65
39
20
2
5
360.0
175
133
357
1
134
199
5
0
6
280
3.33
123
162 Game Average
14
9
.611
43
26
13
1
3
235.1
114
87
233
3
88
130
3
0
4
952
3.33
123
 
Team Lg Pos
5
Philadelphia Stars
SP
22
14
.611
64
39
20
2
5
359.0
171
129
351
1
133
199
5
6
270
3.23
125
1
East All Stars
-
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
1.0
4
4
6
0
1
0
0
0
0
10
36.00
22



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
25
SP
72.0
1.31
1.39
15.1%
10.7%
8.2%
10.3%
1.84
1.64
0.0%
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%
PS
NN2
28
SP
52.0
1.23
1.33
13.2%
13.8%
9.9%
8.5%
1.33
1.62
0.0%
0.7%
5
2
SP
360.0
1.36
1.39
12.9%
12.0%
8.7%
8.1%
1.49
1.49
0.4%
0.7%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
5
Philadelphia Stars
SP
359.0
1.35
1.39
13.0%
12.0%
8.7%
8.0%
1.50
1.49
0.4%
0.8%
1
East All Stars
-
1.0
7.00
1.82
0.0%
8.5%
10.0%
12.7%
0.00
0.67
0.0%
0.0%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
PS
NN2
24
SP
22
68
151
51
96
3
25
SP
15
10
9
34
69
0
1
0
0
0
25
46
1
0
0
0
7.667
2.714
7.889
10.603
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
PS
NN2
28
SP
9
212
184
13
43
3
1
0
2
21
28
2
5
4
.234
.319
.261
.580
5
2
SP
65
280
239
175
357
9
4
1
3
0
134
199
6
9
0
6
.268
.354
.351
.706
 
Team Lg Pos
5
Philadelphia Stars
SP
64
270
230
171
351
9
3
1
3
133
199
6
9
6
.252
.341
.330
.671
1
East All Stars
-
1
10
9
4
6
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
.667
.700
.889
1.589

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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