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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• 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
96
DS
NNL
21
SS
79
355
321
46
98
21
3
1
44
5
20
3
11
.305
.352
.399
.750
107
22
SS
82
339
295
48
73
7
3
2
31
8
26
0
4
14
.247
.317
.312
.629
65
DS
23
SS
74
331
277
60
81
10
3
6
43
2
32
1
21
.292
.368
.415
.783
106
DS
NNL
24
SS
59
273
250
42
75
8
6
1
24
6
17
6
.300
.345
.392
.737
103
DS
NNL
25
SS
94
410
363
63
97
16
9
8
69
26
32
15
.267
.327
.427
.754
97
HG
27
3B
7
25
25
4
7
3
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
.280
.280
.400
.680
56
NLG
ECL
28
3B
33
142
126
26
34
7
0
6
24
7
0
9
1
1
6
.270
.324
.468
.792
99
NLG
ANL
29
3B
64
293
239
57
83
15
2
5
58
12
0
39
0
3
12
.347
.445
.490
.934
127
NLG
EAS
30
3B
43
185
164
30
56
6
0
3
36
4
13
3
5
.341
.400
.433
.833
90
HAR
IND
31
2B
17
71
63
9
16
2
0
1
7
2
7
0
1
.254
.329
.333
.662
86
NBY
IND
32
3B
7
26
18
3
5
0
0
0
1
1
6
1
1
.278
.480
.278
.758
111
NBY
IND
35
3B
1
4
3
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
.333
.333
.333
.667
79
13
6
SS
624
2705
2368
408
685
107
28
35
367
74
0
216
1
18
103
.289
.353
.402
.756
98
162 Game Average
702
615
106
178
28
7
9
95
21
0
56
15
6
27
.289
.353
.402
.756
98
 
Team Lg Pos
13
Negro Leagues
614
2665
2332
404
680
105
28
35
365
74
0
213
1
18
102
.292
.355
.406
.761
99
4
vs Major Leagues
10
40
36
4
5
2
0
0
2
0
0
3
0
0
1
.139
.205
.194
.400
21
 
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
11
6
Detroit Stars I
SS
444
1930
1704
277
480
74
26
20
236
48
139
10
77
.282
.339
.391
.730
97
1
Homestead Grays
SS
7
25
25
4
7
3
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
.280
.280
.400
.680
67
3
New York Lincoln Giants
3B
140
620
529
113
173
28
2
14
118
23
0
61
1
7
23
.327
.404
.467
.871
110
3
New York Black Yankees
3B
25
101
84
12
22
2
0
1
9
3
13
1
3
.262
.367
.321
.689
92



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
MULT
251
.317
.329
6.0%
0.0%
8.4%
0.8%
0.5%
.098
.080
DS
NNL
355
.344
.334
5.6%
7.6%
0.3%
0.8%
.093
.100
339
.290
.345
7.7%
0.0%
8.3%
0.6%
1.1%
.064
.117
DS
331
.341
.340
9.7%
8.0%
1.8%
1.3%
.123
.119
DS
NNL
273
.337
.334
6.2%
8.6%
0.4%
0.9%
.092
.106
DS
NNL
410
.327
.338
7.8%
8.5%
2.0%
1.3%
.160
.128
HG
25
.307
.386
0.0%
0.0%
8.2%
0.0%
1.0%
.120
.116
NLG
ECL
142
.337
.353
6.3%
8.0%
0.7%
0.6%
9.00
13.68
4.2%
1.5%
.198
.126
NLG
ANL
293
.418
.372
13.3%
9.5%
0.0%
0.2%
38.49
1.7%
1.4%
.142
.133
NLG
EAS
185
.376
.385
7.0%
9.1%
1.6%
1.8%
.091
.151
HAR
IND
71
.311
.324
9.9%
7.5%
1.1%
6.75
1.4%
1.1%
.079
.110
NBY
IND
26
.381
.332
23.1%
7.5%
0.9%
8.77
0.0%
1.2%
.000
.120
NBY
IND
4
.212
.309
0.0%
5.8%
0.0%
4.5%
.000
.197
13
6
2705
.340
.345
8.0%
8.4%
0.2%
0.5%
51.00
25.13
1.3%
1.2%
.113
.116
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
13
Negro Leagues
2665
.342
.345
8.0%
8.4%
0.2%
0.5%
48.00
25.91
1.3%
1.2%
.114
.117
4
vs Major Leagues
40
.193
.304
7.5%
7.0%
0.0%
2.2%
3.71
0.0%
0.9%
.056
.097
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Chicago American Giants
9
.108
.306
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.074
2
St. Louis Stars I
20
.209
.311
15.0%
7.8%
0.0%
2.2%
3.71
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.089
6
Detroit Stars I
1930
.329
.337
7.2%
8.2%
1.0%
1.0%
.109
.110
1
Homestead Grays
25
.307
.386
0.0%
8.2%
0.0%
0.6%
18.00
0.0%
1.0%
.120
.116
3
New York Lincoln Giants
620
.387
.371
9.8%
9.0%
0.2%
0.4%
48.00
30.39
2.3%
1.5%
.140
.137
3
New York Black Yankees
101
.325
.325
12.9%
7.4%
1.0%
1.2%
.060
.115

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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

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