Branch Russell - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Branch Russell



Branch Lee Russell


Born: October 9, 1895 in South Boston, VA
Died: May 1, 1959 in St. Louis, MO
          (63 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: R
Ht: 5'10"
Wt: 165
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Notes:


• Buried: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery (Lemay, MO)
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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
26
3B
52
225
198
45
57
3
6
3
33
7
19
1
1
7
.288
.353
.409
.762
100
SLS
NNL
27
RF
81
354
315
64
89
9
9
5
45
7
25
5
9
.283
.345
.416
.761
87
SLS
NNL
28
RF
69
309
272
56
83
20
4
7
44
12
27
4
6
.305
.376
.485
.862
120
SLS
29
RF
88
359
299
63
91
13
11
8
66
8
55
0
5
0
.304
.412
.502
.914
133
SLS
NNL
30
RF
86
377
298
73
91
18
10
8
59
10
53
6
20
.305
.420
.513
.934
122
SLS
NNL
31
RF
96
436
391
77
125
17
9
11
57
5
38
0
7
.320
.380
.494
.874
118
SLS
32
RF
85
393
334
68
98
14
13
3
49
4
35
3
21
.293
.366
.440
.806
110
SLS
NNL
33
RF
91
406
324
83
102
16
10
2
52
5
63
1
18
.315
.428
.444
.872
119
SLS
34
RF
96
435
374
96
124
13
2
9
71
7
43
1
17
.332
.402
.449
.851
114
SLS
NNL
35
RF
31
132
109
16
34
6
0
1
23
5
17
1
5
.312
.409
.394
.804
107
CLS
EWL
36
RF
16
64
51
6
17
6
1
0
6
2
11
0
2
.333
.452
.490
.942
139
11
3
RF
791
3490
2965
647
911
135
75
57
505
72
386
1
22
117
0
.307
.391
.461
.852
115
162 Game Average
715
607
133
187
28
15
12
103
16
79
54
5
24
0
.307
.391
.461
.852
115
 
Team Lg Pos
11
Negro Leagues
788
3477
2954
646
909
135
75
57
503
72
384
22
117
0
.308
.391
.462
.853
115
1
vs Major Leagues
3
13
11
1
2
0
0
0
2
0
2
1
0
0
.182
.308
.182
.490
33
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Kansas City Monarchs
-
2
5
5
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
10
St. Louis Stars I
RF
773
3421
2909
640
894
129
74
57
499
70
375
1
22
115
0
.307
.391
.461
.852
114
1
Cleveland Stars
RF
16
64
51
6
17
6
1
0
6
2
11
0
2
.333
.452
.490
.942
139



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
225
.343
.344
8.4%
0.4%
8.2%
19.00
1.3%
1.1%
.121
.116
SLS
NNL
354
.341
.363
7.1%
8.5%
1.4%
1.3%
.133
.127
SLS
NNL
309
.391
.359
8.7%
8.6%
2.3%
0.9%
.180
.112
SLS
359
.407
.347
15.3%
8.9%
2.2%
1.3%
.197
.132
SLS
NNL
377
.402
.376
14.1%
8.8%
2.1%
1.4%
.208
.138
SLS
NNL
436
.390
.356
8.7%
8.4%
2.5%
1.2%
.174
.124
SLS
393
.350
.344
8.9%
6.9%
0.8%
1.2%
.147
.117
SLS
NNL
406
.388
.355
15.5%
8.7%
0.5%
1.6%
.130
.132
SLS
435
.379
.359
9.9%
8.5%
2.1%
1.2%
.118
.126
SLS
NNL
132
.377
.367
12.9%
9.5%
0.8%
0.9%
.083
.104
CLS
EWL
64
.434
.368
17.2%
9.1%
0.0%
0.7%
.157
.102
11
3
3490
.379
.357
11.1%
8.5%
7.7%
2.6%
2.00
3.27
1.6%
1.2%
.154
.124
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
11
Negro Leagues
3477
.380
.357
11.0%
8.5%
1.6%
1.2%
.154
.124
1
vs Major Leagues
13
.263
.346
15.4%
8.5%
7.7%
2.6%
2.00
3.27
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.103
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Kansas City Monarchs
5
.000
.339
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.115
10
St. Louis Stars I
3421
.379
.357
11.0%
8.4%
7.7%
2.6%
2.00
3.27
1.7%
1.2%
.154
.125
1
Cleveland Stars
64
.434
.368
17.2%
9.1%
0.0%
0.7%
.157
.102

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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