Joe Spencer - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Joe Spencer



Joseph B. Spencer Jr.
(J. B.)

Born: August 4, 1919 in Gretna, LA
Died: May 17, 2003 in Gretna, LA
          (83 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 150
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Notes:


• College: Xavier College (New Orleans, LA)
• Buried: McDonoghville Cemetery (Gretna, LA)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
BBB
NAL
22
SS
7
18
17
1
6
1
0
0
4
2
1
0
.353
.389
.412
.801
147
MULT
NN2
23
2B
25
84
77
8
17
0
0
0
6
0
7
0
0
0
.221
.286
.221
.506
37
NN2
24
2B
21
69
63
10
15
3
1
0
7
0
5
1
.238
.294
.317
.612
66
25
2B
11
28
27
2
4
1
1
0
6
0
1
0
0
.148
.179
.259
.438
27
NYC
NN2
26
2B
1
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
NBY
NN2
27
3B
8
31
28
3
6
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
2
.214
.241
.214
.456
25
NBY
NN2
28
2B
18
57
52
4
8
0
0
0
2
0
5
0
0
.154
.228
.154
.382
12
7
6
2B
91
291
268
28
56
5
2
0
26
2
20
0
3
0
.209
.264
.243
.506
42
162 Game Average
518
477
50
100
9
4
0
46
4
36
0
5
0
.209
.264
.243
.506
42
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Birmingham Black Barons
SS
17
43
41
3
9
2
1
0
8
2
2
0
0
.220
.256
.317
.573
73
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
2B
2
9
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.000
.111
.000
.111
-69
1
Newark Eagles
2B
3
12
11
1
4
0
0
0
3
0
1
0
0
0
.364
.417
.364
.780
111
2
Homestead Grays
2B
32
96
88
13
19
2
0
0
7
0
8
0
0
0
.216
.281
.239
.520
41
3
New York Black Yankees
2B
35
124
113
11
23
1
1
0
6
0
8
0
3
.204
.256
.230
.486
36
2
New York Cubans
2B
2
7
7
0
1
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
-18



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BBB
NAL
18
.382
.308
5.6%
7.1%
0.0%
0.7%
.059
.078
MULT
NN2
84
.260
.354
8.3%
9.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.104
NN2
69
.287
.342
7.2%
8.6%
0.0%
0.9%
.079
.103
28
.203
.320
3.6%
7.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.111
.090
NYC
NN2
4
.000
.332
0.0%
8.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.088
NBY
NN2
31
.209
.343
3.2%
8.9%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.104
NBY
NN2
57
.200
.326
8.8%
8.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.094
7
6
291
.248
.338
6.9%
8.7%
0.0%
0.8%
.034
.099
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
2
Birmingham Black Barons
43
.270
.314
4.7%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.098
.085
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
9
.086
.354
11.1%
9.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.104
1
Newark Eagles
12
.386
.354
8.3%
9.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.104
2
Homestead Grays
96
.261
.349
8.3%
9.2%
0.0%
0.8%
.023
.104
3
New York Black Yankees
124
.234
.335
6.5%
8.7%
0.0%
0.8%
.027
.099
2
New York Cubans
7
.137
.332
0.0%
8.6%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.089

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