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Orville Singer



Orville Willis Singer
(Red)

Born: December 27, 1898 in Cambridge, OH
Died: June 29, 1985 in Dorset, OH
          (86 years old)

Bats:
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 195
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Notes:


• Buried: Dorset Cemetery (Dorset, OH)


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
3
1923
1925
NLG
9.5
0.4
0.0
9.2
0.0
2
SP
4
1921
1931
NLG/HG
9.1
0.8
0.0
8.3
0.0
3
2B
5
1923
1931
NLG/HG
5.8
5.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
4
3B
1
1931
1931
HG
3.8
3.5
0.2
0.0
0.1
5
SP
1
1926
1926
NLG
3.5
0.2
-0.1
3.5
-0.0
6
1B
4
1923
1926
NLG
3.2
3.8
0.2
0.0
-0.7
7
SP
2
1925
1926
NLG
2.8
0.1
0.0
2.7
0.0
8
1B
1
1931
1931
HG
2.6
2.1
0.7
0.0
-0.2
9
SP
1
1931
1931
HG
2.5
-0.3
0.0
2.9
0.0
10
SP
2
1923
1924
NLG
2.4
-0.4
0.0
2.8
-0.0
11
C
1
1931
1931
HG
2.3
2.0
0.3
0.0
0.1
12
SP
1
1928
1928
CTG
2.3
1.0
0.2
1.2
-0.1
13
SP
2
1923
1931
NLG/CCU
2.3
0.1
-0.0
2.2
0.0
14
SP
2
1928
1932
CTG/CLS
2.2
-0.3
0.0
2.5
-0.0
15
2B
1
1928
1928
CTG
1.6
2.0
-0.5
0.0
0.0
16
SP
1
1931
1931
HG
1.6
-0.2
-0.1
1.9
0.0
17
3B
3
1923
1925
NLG
1.4
1.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
18
LF
2
1924
1931
CBN/HG
1.4
1.1
0.6
0.0
-0.2
19
SP
1
1931
1931
CCU/HG
1.4
-0.0
0.0
1.4
0.0
20
SP
1
1928
1928
CTG
1.3
0.3
-0.0
1.1
-0.0
21
RF
2
1925
1926
NLG
1.3
0.7
0.9
0.0
-0.2
22
1B
3
1921
1923
NLG
1.3
0.8
0.5
0.0
0.0
23
SS
1
1924
1924
NLG
1.2
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.3
24
2B
1
1928
1928
CTG
1.0
0.2
0.6
0.0
0.2
25
SP
1
1931
1931
CCU
1.0
-0.0
0.0
1.0
0.0
26
SP
3
1921
1925
NLG
1.0
-0.0
0.0
1.0
0.0
27
3B
2
1924
1928
CBN/CTG
0.9
1.1
-0.2
0.0
0.1
28
C
4
1923
1926
NLG
0.9
0.7
-0.1
0.0
0.3
29
SP
1
1924
1924
CBN
0.7
0.1
0.0
0.7
0.0
30
SP
3
1922
1925
NLG
0.7
-0.1
0.0
0.9
0.0
31
RF
1
1932
1932
CLS
0.7
0.6
0.2
0.0
-0.0
32
CF
4
1921
1925
NLG
0.7
1.4
-0.5
0.0
-0.2
33
SS
1
1931
1931
CCU
0.7
0.1
0.3
0.0
0.2
34
RP
1
1924
1924
CBN
0.6
-0.1
-0.0
0.7
-0.0
35
SP
1
1924
1924
CBN
0.6
-0.0
-0.2
0.9
-0.0
36
LF
3
1921
1923
NLG
0.6
1.0
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
37
SP
1
1931
1931
HG
0.6
-0.2
0.0
0.8
0.0
38
SP
1
1932
1932
CLS
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.7
0.0
39
C
1
1924
1924
CBN
0.6
1.1
-0.5
0.0
-0.0
40
CF
1
1924
1924
NLG
0.6
0.3
0.0
0.4
-0.1
41
SP
1
1931
1931
CCU
0.6
0.2
0.0
0.4
0.0
42
SP
1
1926
1926
NLG
0.5
-0.4
0.0
0.9
0.0
43
RF
1
1931
1931
HG
0.5
0.9
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
44
SS
1
1931
1931
HG
0.5
0.1
0.3
0.0
0.1
45
RF
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.4
0.7
-0.4
0.2
-0.1
46
RF
1
1931
1931
CCU
0.4
0.5
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
47
SP
1
1932
1932
CLS
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
48
SP
2
1924
1925
NLG
0.4
-0.3
0.0
0.7
0.0
49
SP
1
1926
1926
NLG
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
50
3B
1
1924
1924
CBN
0.4
-0.0
0.4
0.0
0.0
51
SP
1
1924
1924
CBN
0.4
-0.1
-0.0
0.5
-0.0
52
2B
1
1932
1932
CLS
0.4
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
53
3B
1
1931
1931
CCU
0.4
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
54
RF
1
1931
1931
CCU
0.3
0.0
0.3
0.1
-0.0
55
SP
1
1931
1931
CCU
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
56
SP
1
1921
1921
NLG
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
57
CF
1
1924
1924
NLG/CBN
0.3
0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
58
LF
2
1925
1926
NLG
0.3
0.8
-0.2
-0.0
-0.2
59
CF
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.3
0.9
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
60
SS
1
1921
1921
NLG
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
61
2B
1
1924
1924
NLG
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
62
C
2
1931
1932
CCU/CLS
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
63
CF
1
1925
1925
NLG
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.1
64
RP
1
1924
1924
CBN
0.3
0.1
-0.1
0.3
-0.0
65
2B
1
1926
1926
NLG
0.2
0.5
-0.4
0.0
0.1
66
SS
1
1924
1924
CBN
0.2
0.0
0.3
-0.1
0.0
67
SS
2
1925
1926
NLG
0.2
-0.3
0.1
0.2
0.2
68
SP
1
1931
1931
CCU
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
69
C
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
70
RP
1
1924
1924
CBN
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
71
3B
2
1921
1931
CCU/NLG
0.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
72
RP
1
1922
1922
NLG
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
73
SS
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
74
C
2
1925
1926
NLG
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
75
LF
1
1931
1931
HG
0.1
0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
76
1B
2
1921
1922
NLG
0.1
-0.0
0.2
0.0
-0.1
77
RP
1
1932
1932
CLS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
78
SS
2
1923
1928
NLG/CTG
0.1
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.1
79
SP
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.1
0.4
0.1
-0.4
-0.0
80
1B
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
81
C
1
1931
1931
CCU
0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
82
1B
1
1924
1924
CBN
0.1
0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
83
RP
1
1931
1931
CCU
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
84
1B
1
1924
1924
CBN
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
85
-
1
1932
1932
CLS
0.1
-0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
86
RP
1
1931
1931
HG
0.0
-0.2
-0.2
0.5
-0.0
87
-
1
1931
1931
CCU
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
88
-
1
1922
1922
NLG
0.0
-0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
89
-
1
1931
1931
CCU
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
90
SS
1
1932
1932
CLS
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.1
91
2B
1
1931
1931
CCU
0.0
-0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
92
RP
1
1926
1926
NLG
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
93
3B
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.0
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
94
-
1
1926
1926
NLG
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
95
SP
1
1931
1931
CCU
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
96
RP
1
1924
1924
NLG
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
97
C
1
1921
1921
NLG
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
98
-
1
1924
1924
CBN
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
99
1B
1
1932
1932
CLS
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
100
2B
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.0
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
101
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
102
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
103
SS
1
1921
1921
NLG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
104
RP
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
105
SS
1
1924
1924
CBN
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
106
SS
1
1922
1922
NLG
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
107
C
1
1924
1924
NLG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
108
CF
1
1931
1931
CCU
-0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
109
SS
1
1926
1926
NLG
-0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
110
RP
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
111
-
1
1921
1921
NLG
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
112
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
113
SS
1
1931
1931
HG
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
114
C
2
1924
1928
CTG/CBN
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
115
-
1
1932
1932
CLS
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
116
C
1
1924
1924
NLG
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
117
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
118
-
1
1926
1926
NLG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
119
2B
1
1931
1931
CCU
-0.1
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
120
CF
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
121
RP
1
1926
1926
NLG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
122
3B
1
1931
1931
CCU
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
123
LF
1
1931
1931
CCU
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
124
CF
1
1924
1924
CBN
-0.1
0.5
-0.6
0.0
-0.0
125
RF
4
1921
1925
NLG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.3
-0.2
126
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
127
SS
1
1922
1922
NLG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
128
-
1
1932
1932
CLS
-0.1
-0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
129
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
130
-
1
1922
1922
NLG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
131
C
1
1924
1924
CBN
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
132
2B
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
133
-
1
1932
1932
CLS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
134
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
135
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
136
SS
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
137
CF
1
1931
1931
HG
-0.1
0.4
-0.5
0.0
-0.0
138
SS
1
1924
1924
CBN
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.1
139
-
1
1926
1926
NLG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
140
C
1
1931
1931
CCU
-0.1
0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
141
SS
1
1923
1923
NLG
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
142
-
1
1926
1926
NLG
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
143
C
1
1924
1924
CBN
-0.2
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.0
144
-
1
1924
1924
CBN
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
145
SS
1
1926
1926
NLG
-0.2
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
146
-
1
1924
1924
CBN
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
147
-
1
1926
1926
NLG
-0.2
-0.5
0.2
0.0
0.0
148
-
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
149
C
3
1921
1923
NLG
-0.2
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.1
150
C
1
1924
1924
CBN
-0.2
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.0
151
LF
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.2
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.1
152
C
2
1924
1931
HG/NLG
-0.2
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.1
153
-
1
1922
1922
NLG
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
154
-
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
155
SP
1
1924
1924
NLG
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
0.0
156
2B
2
1928
1931
CCU/CTG
-0.3
0.2
-0.5
0.0
0.0
157
-
1
1922
1922
NLG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
158
RP
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
159
-
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
160
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
161
C
2
1928
1931
CTG/CCU
-0.3
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.1
162
3B
1
1924
1924
CBN
-0.3
-0.0
-0.3
0.0
0.1
163
RP
1
1931
1931
HG
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
164
RP
1
1932
1932
CLS
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
0.1
0.0
165
-
1
1932
1932
CLS
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
166
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
167
RP
2
1922
1926
NLG
-0.4
0.0
-0.0
-0.4
-0.0
168
SS
1
1923
1923
NLG
-0.4
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
169
-
1
1926
1926
NLG
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
170
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
171
1B
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.4
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
172
-
1
1932
1932
CLS
-0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
173
1B
1
1924
1924
CBN
-0.4
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
174
-
1
1924
1924
NLG
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
175
SS
1
1921
1921
NLG
-0.4
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
0.0
176
-
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
177
-
1
1931
1931
CCU
-0.5
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
178
-
1
1926
1926
NLG
-0.5
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
-0.0
179
CF
2
1924
1932
CBN/CLS
-0.5
0.4
-0.8
0.0
-0.1
180
LF
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
-0.0
181
SS
1
1931
1931
HG
-0.5
0.3
-1.1
0.0
0.2
182
2B
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.5
-0.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
183
-
1
1926
1926
NLG
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
184
LF
1
1924
1924
NLG
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.6
-0.0
185
RP
1
1921
1921
NLG
-0.6
-0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
186
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.6
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
187
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.6
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
188
SP
2
1924
1925
NLG
-0.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
189
CF
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.7
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.1
190
RP
1
1921
1921
NLG
-0.7
-0.2
0.0
-0.5
0.0
191
CF
1
1925
1925
NLG
-0.7
-0.1
0.0
-0.5
-0.0
192
CF
1
1926
1926
NLG
-0.7
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
193
LF
1
1924
1924
NLG
-0.8
-0.7
0.0
0.0
-0.1
194
SS
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.8
-0.1
-0.8
0.0
0.1
195
RF
3
1923
1925
NLG
-0.8
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.3
196
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.8
-0.1
-0.4
-0.4
-0.0
197
RP
2
1925
1926
NLG
-0.9
-0.2
0.0
-0.8
0.0
198
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-1.0
-0.1
-0.0
-0.9
-0.0
199
2B
1
1925
1925
NLG
-1.0
-0.2
0.0
-0.9
0.0
200
2B
1
1924
1924
CBN
-1.1
-0.4
-0.8
0.0
0.1
201
3B
2
1921
1922
NLG
-1.2
-0.5
-0.8
0.0
0.1
202
SS
3
1922
1924
NLG/CBN
-1.2
-1.0
-0.4
0.0
0.2
203
-
1
1931
1931
CCU
-1.2
-0.9
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
204
RP
2
1924
1928
CTG/CBN
-1.3
-0.4
-0.2
-0.7
-0.0
205
RF
1
1924
1924
CBN
-1.5
0.4
0.0
-1.8
-0.0
206
3B
2
1925
1926
NLG
-1.5
-0.4
-1.3
0.0
0.2
207
C
1
1931
1931
HG
-1.6
-0.0
0.1
-1.6
0.0
208
-
2
1925
1926
NLG
-1.9
-0.2
0.0
-1.8
0.0
209
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-2.0
-0.0
0.0
-2.0
0.0

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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