Bill Riggins - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Bill Riggins



Arvell Riggins
(Mule; Bo)
First name also spelled Orville
Born: February 7, 1900 in Colp, IL
Died: March 8, 1943 in New York, NY
          (43 years old)

Bats: B
Throws: R
Ht: 5'8"
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Notes:


• Buried: Beverly Hills Cemetery (Peekskill, NY)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
MULT
20
SS
64
251
224
20
59
12
2
2
28
1
0
15
0
2
10
.263
.315
.362
.677
94
DS
NNL
21
SS
80
360
325
46
99
21
3
1
44
5
20
3
12
.305
.351
.397
.747
109
22
SS
84
348
304
49
74
7
3
2
31
8
26
0
4
14
.243
.311
.306
.617
62
DS
23
SS
74
331
277
60
81
10
3
6
43
2
32
1
21
.292
.368
.415
.783
102
DS
NNL
24
SS
62
287
262
42
80
8
6
1
24
6
18
0
7
.305
.350
.393
.743
102
DS
NNL
25
SS
94
410
363
63
97
16
9
8
69
26
32
15
.267
.327
.427
.754
97
MULT
27
SS
43
182
164
35
55
10
7
3
32
4
14
0
0
4
.335
.388
.537
.924
141
NLG
ECL
28
3B
33
142
126
26
34
7
0
6
24
7
0
9
1
1
6
.270
.324
.468
.792
90
NLG
ANL
29
3B
66
301
244
60
84
15
2
5
60
12
0
40
0
4
13
.344
.444
.484
.928
117
NLG
EAS
30
3B
44
190
166
32
57
6
0
3
36
4
0
15
1
3
6
.343
.408
.434
.841
92
HAR
IND
31
2B
18
75
67
9
16
2
0
1
7
2
7
0
1
.239
.311
.313
.624
85
NBY
IND
32
3B
7
26
18
3
5
0
0
0
1
1
6
1
1
.278
.480
.278
.758
107
NBY
IND
35
2B
5
17
13
3
3
0
0
0
2
1
3
0
0
1
.231
.375
.231
.606
70
13
7
SS
674
2920
2553
448
744
114
35
38
401
79
0
237
2
19
111
.291
.356
.408
.764
99
162 Game Average
702
614
108
179
27
8
9
96
20
0
57
20
5
27
.291
.356
.408
.764
99
 
Team Lg Pos
13
Negro Leagues
664
2880
2517
444
739
112
35
38
399
79
0
234
2
19
110
.294
.358
.411
.769
100
4
vs Major Leagues
10
40
36
4
5
2
0
0
2
0
0
3
0
0
1
.139
.205
.194
.400
13
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Chicago American Giants
-
3
9
9
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.111
.111
.111
.222
-31
2
St. Louis Stars I
SS
5
20
17
2
2
0
0
0
2
0
0
3
0
0
0
.118
.250
.118
.368
7
6
Detroit Stars I
SS
450
1958
1729
278
487
74
26
20
236
48
140
10
79
.282
.339
.389
.728
96
1
Cleveland Hornets
SS
35
153
135
30
46
7
7
3
30
4
14
0
4
.341
.403
.563
.966
158
1
Homestead Grays
3B
8
29
29
5
9
3
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
.310
.310
.414
.724
73
3
New York Lincoln Giants
3B
143
633
536
118
175
28
2
14
120
23
0
64
2
8
25
.326
.406
.465
.871
103
3
New York Black Yankees
3B
30
118
98
15
24
2
0
1
10
4
16
0
1
3
.245
.357
.296
.652
88



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
MULT
251
.317
.332
6.0%
0.0%
8.5%
0.8%
0.5%
.098
.081
DS
NNL
360
.342
.330
5.6%
7.5%
0.3%
0.8%
.092
.098
348
.285
.345
7.5%
0.0%
8.2%
0.6%
1.1%
.063
.117
DS
331
.341
.347
9.7%
8.2%
1.8%
1.3%
.123
.122
DS
NNL
287
.340
.337
6.3%
8.6%
0.3%
0.9%
.088
.107
DS
NNL
410
.327
.337
7.8%
8.5%
2.0%
1.3%
.160
.128
MULT
182
.406
.341
7.7%
0.0%
7.9%
1.6%
1.2%
.201
.114
NLG
ECL
142
.337
.369
6.3%
8.3%
0.7%
0.6%
9.00
14.68
4.2%
1.5%
.198
.132
NLG
ANL
301
.415
.386
13.3%
9.9%
0.0%
0.2%
40.05
1.7%
1.4%
.139
.138
NLG
EAS
190
.378
.386
7.9%
9.0%
0.5%
0.7%
15.00
13.40
1.6%
1.7%
.090
.154
HAR
IND
75
.294
.308
9.3%
7.2%
1.2%
6.21
1.3%
1.1%
.075
.106
NBY
IND
26
.381
.339
23.1%
7.5%
0.8%
9.15
0.0%
1.2%
.000
.122
NBY
IND
17
.290
.326
17.6%
6.6%
0.0%
0.3%
23.00
0.0%
1.9%
.000
.133
13
7
2920
.343
.347
8.1%
8.4%
0.3%
0.6%
35.00
23.13
1.3%
1.2%
.117
.117
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
13
Negro Leagues
2880
.345
.348
8.1%
8.4%
0.3%
0.5%
33.50
23.63
1.3%
1.2%
.118
.117
4
vs Major Leagues
40
.193
.317
7.5%
7.4%
0.0%
2.2%
3.93
0.0%
0.9%
.056
.101
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Chicago American Giants
9
.108
.307
0.0%
7.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.074
2
St. Louis Stars I
20
.209
.323
15.0%
8.1%
0.0%
2.2%
3.93
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.091
6
Detroit Stars I
1958
.328
.339
7.2%
8.2%
1.0%
1.0%
.108
.111
1
Homestead Grays
29
.334
.388
0.0%
8.2%
0.0%
0.4%
22.00
0.0%
0.8%
.103
.103
1
Cleveland Hornets
153
.420
.332
9.2%
7.9%
2.0%
1.3%
.222
.116
3
New York Lincoln Giants
633
.387
.382
10.1%
9.3%
0.3%
0.4%
32.00
26.36
2.2%
1.5%
.138
.141
3
New York Black Yankees
118
.313
.317
13.6%
7.2%
0.0%
1.0%
9.28
0.8%
1.3%
.051
.113

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