Art Shires - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Art Shires



Charles Arthur Shires
(Art the Great)

Born: August 13, 1906 in Italy, TX
Died: July 13, 1967 in Italy, TX
          (60 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: R
Ht: 6'1"
Wt: 195
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Notes:


• High School: Waxahachie HS (Waxahachie, TX)
• Buried: Italy Cemetery (Italy, TX)
• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
ALS
NvM
22
1B
5
22
19
5
7
1
1
0
3
0
2
0
1
.368
.429
.526
.955
146
ALS
NvM
23
RP
1
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
2
1
1B
6
26
23
5
7
1
1
0
3
0
2
0
1
.304
.360
.435
.795
108
162 Game Average
702
621
135
189
27
27
0
81
0
54
0
27
.304
.360
.435
.795
108



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
ALS
NvM
22
.408
.340
9.1%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.158
.129
ALS
NvM
4
.000
.407
0.0%
6.3%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.102
2
1
26
.345
.351
7.7%
7.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.130
.124

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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