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Otis Starks



Otis Starks
(Lefty; Dolly)

Born: December 3, 1897 in Chattanooga, TN
Died: July 16, 1965 in New York, NY
          (67 years old)

Bats:
Throws: L
Ht: 5'7"
Wt: 182
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Notes:


• Buried: Long Island National Cemetery (Farmingdale, NY)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
HIL
EAS
21
SP
1
3
.250
9
6
2
0
0
44.1
22
15
41
1
22
17
0
2
191
3.05
114
23
SP
5
5
.500
14
12
9
1
0
98.2
59
50
122
9
28
44
1
3
430
4.56
80
BRG
IND
24
SP
0
2
.000
2
1
1
0
0
10.0
10
8
15
1
4
6
0
0
49
7.20
56
BRG
ECL
25
SP
3
1
.750
7
4
1
1
0
38.1
21
14
33
2
11
23
0
1
159
3.29
127
ECL
26
SP
2
6
.250
14
10
7
0
1
91.1
63
53
111
33
41
0
1
5.22
83
BRG
ECL
29
SP
1
3
.250
6
4
3
0
0
41.2
46
31
55
4
20
17
3
0
199
6.70
70
BRG
EAS
30
SP
0
3
.000
3
3
2
0
0
19.1
18
15
28
0
5
6
0
1
91
6.98
64
31
SP
1
3
.250
5
5
3
0
0
36.0
23
19
44
1
11
17
0
0
162
4.75
103
BRG
EAS
32
SP
0
2
.000
3
3
0
0
0
11.1
25
24
26
1
9
7
0
0
70
19.06
35
PBG
IND
34
SP
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
4.0
4
3
5
1
3
5
0
1
20
6.75
72
CUP
IND
35
SP
2
0
1.000
2
2
2
0
0
18.0
2
2
11
0
4
5
0
0
68
1.00
418
BE
NN2
37
SP
3
3
.500
10
5
4
1
0
56.1
39
31
70
4
19
16
0
0
252
4.95
101
BRG
IND
38
SP
0
1
.000
2
1
1
0
0
14.0
9
5
13
0
4
2
0
0
65
3.21
202
BRG
IND
39
SP
1
0
1.000
2
1
0
0
0
4.1
7
6
5
0
5
3
0
0
25
12.46
29
14
9
SP
19
33
.365
80
58
35
3
1
487.2
348
276
579
24
178
209
4
9
1781
5.09
87
162 Game Average
9
16
.365
39
29
17
1
0
240.1
171
136
285
14
88
103
2
4
1062
5.09
87
 
Team Lg Pos
14
Negro Leagues
19
32
.373
79
57
34
3
1
478.2
338
266
564
23
175
208
3
9
1737
5.00
88
1
vs Major Leagues
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
10
10
15
1
3
1
1
0
44
10.00
48
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Hilldale Club
SP
1
3
.250
9
6
2
0
0
44.1
22
15
41
1
22
17
0
2
191
3.05
114
1
Chicago American Giants
SP
4
2
.667
10
9
6
1
0
70.2
35
27
77
8
24
34
0
2
304
3.44
100
1
St. Louis Stars I
RP
1
3
.250
4
3
3
0
0
28.0
24
23
45
1
4
10
1
1
126
7.39
56
8
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SP
6
15
.286
29
21
11
1
0
170.2
153
117
210
8
67
81
3
2
797
6.17
78
1
New York Lincoln Giants
SP
1
2
.333
6
6
3
0
0
38.1
32
26
49
17
19
0
1
6.10
80
2
Bacharach Giants
RP
1
4
.200
9
5
4
0
1
57.1
37
32
71
1
18
22
0
0
23
5.02
82
1
Philadelphia Bacharach Giants
-
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
4.0
4
3
5
1
3
5
0
1
20
6.75
72
1
Pollock's Cuban Stars
SP
2
0
1.000
2
2
2
0
0
18.0
2
2
11
0
4
5
0
0
68
1.00
418
1
Newark Eagles
SP
3
3
.500
10
5
4
1
0
56.1
39
31
70
4
19
16
0
0
252
4.95
101



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
HIL
EAS
21
SP
44.1
1.42
1.34
8.9%
12.1%
11.5%
9.6%
0.77
1.26
0.5%
0.3%
23
SP
98.2
1.52
1.27
10.2%
11.5%
6.5%
6.5%
1.57
1.65
2.1%
0.9%
BRG
IND
24
SP
10.0
1.90
1.35
12.2%
12.7%
8.2%
8.0%
1.50
1.58
2.0%
1.0%
BRG
ECL
25
SP
38.1
1.15
1.40
14.5%
11.2%
6.9%
6.7%
2.09
1.66
1.3%
0.9%
ECL
26
SP
91.1
1.58
1.38
10.0%
10.6%
8.0%
6.5%
1.24
1.67
BRG
ECL
29
SP
41.2
1.80
1.52
8.5%
8.9%
10.1%
9.1%
0.85
0.98
2.0%
1.3%
BRG
EAS
30
SP
19.1
1.71
1.45
6.6%
10.0%
5.5%
7.5%
1.20
1.34
0.0%
1.3%
31
SP
36.0
1.53
1.48
10.5%
30.3%
6.8%
24.0%
1.55
1.29
0.6%
1.7%
BRG
EAS
32
SP
11.1
3.09
1.76
10.0%
8.6%
12.9%
8.9%
0.78
0.97
1.4%
1.6%
PBG
IND
34
SP
4.0
2.00
1.45
25.0%
13.9%
15.0%
7.9%
1.67
1.76
5.0%
0.8%
CUP
IND
35
SP
18.0
0.83
1.41
7.4%
10.8%
5.9%
7.2%
1.25
1.49
0.0%
1.1%
BE
NN2
37
SP
56.1
1.58
1.51
6.3%
11.4%
7.5%
8.6%
0.84
1.32
1.6%
1.5%
BRG
IND
38
SP
14.0
1.21
1.71
3.1%
12.1%
6.2%
8.5%
0.50
1.43
0.0%
0.9%
BRG
IND
39
SP
4.1
2.31
1.25
12.0%
18.8%
20.0%
6.0%
0.60
3.12
0.0%
0.9%
14
9
SP
487.2
1.55
1.41
9.5%
13.6%
8.1%
9.6%
1.17
1.47
1.3%
1.1%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
14
Negro Leagues
478.2
1.54
1.41
9.7%
13.6%
8.1%
9.7%
1.19
1.46
1.3%
1.1%
1
vs Major Leagues
9.0
2.00
1.42
2.3%
12.4%
6.8%
5.6%
0.33
2.19
2.3%
1.1%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Hilldale Club
SP
44.1
1.42
1.34
8.9%
12.1%
11.5%
9.6%
0.77
1.26
0.5%
0.3%
1
St. Louis Stars I
RP
28.0
1.75
1.34
7.9%
11.4%
3.2%
6.6%
2.50
1.75
0.8%
0.9%
1
Chicago American Giants
SP
70.2
1.43
1.24
11.2%
11.2%
7.9%
6.9%
1.42
1.62
2.6%
0.8%
8
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SP
170.2
1.62
1.49
10.2%
17.7%
8.4%
13.4%
1.21
1.36
1.0%
1.3%
1
New York Lincoln Giants
SP
38.1
1.72
1.48
10.6%
10.4%
9.5%
6.7%
1.12
1.55
2
Bacharach Giants
RP
57.1
1.55
1.33
8.6%
10.7%
7.1%
6.5%
1.22
1.70
4.3%
1.3%
1
Philadelphia Bacharach Giants
-
4.0
2.00
1.45
25.0%
13.9%
15.0%
7.9%
1.67
1.76
5.0%
0.8%
1
Pollock's Cuban Stars
SP
18.0
0.83
1.41
7.4%
10.8%
5.9%
7.2%
1.25
1.49
0.0%
1.1%
1
Newark Eagles
SP
56.1
1.58
1.51
6.3%
11.4%
7.5%
8.6%
0.84
1.32
1.6%
1.5%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
HIL
EAS
21
SP
9
191
160
22
41
4
1
1
6
22
17
2
7
4
.256
.353
.313
.666
23
SP
14
430
387
59
122
12
10
9
8
28
44
3
12
5
.315
.366
.468
.834
BRG
IND
24
SP
2
49
44
10
15
2
0
1
2
4
6
0
1
1
.341
.396
.455
.850
BRG
ECL
25
SP
7
159
144
21
33
2
11
23
1
.229
.288
ECL
26
SP
14
63
111
33
41
1
BRG
ECL
29
SP
6
199
170
46
55
6
2
4
9
0
20
17
0
9
2
.324
.395
.453
.848
BRG
EAS
30
SP
3
91
83
18
28
5
1
0
1
5
6
1
2
2
.337
.382
.422
.804
31
SP
5
162
145
23
44
10
2
1
3
11
17
0
6
2
.303
.353
.421
.773
BRG
EAS
32
SP
3
70
57
25
26
7
3
1
2
9
7
0
4
0
.456
.530
.737
1.267
PBG
IND
34
SP
1
20
16
4
5
0
1
1
2
3
5
1
0
0
.313
.450
.625
1.075
CUP
IND
35
SP
2
68
63
2
11
3
0
0
3
4
5
0
1
0
.175
.224
.222
.446
BE
NN2
37
SP
10
252
229
39
70
9
4
4
7
19
16
0
4
5
.306
.359
.432
.791
BRG
IND
38
SP
2
65
59
9
13
0
0
0
1
4
2
0
2
0
.220
.270
.220
.490
BRG
IND
39
SP
2
25
18
7
5
1
2
0
0
5
3
0
2
0
.278
.435
.556
.990
14
9
SP
80
1781
1575
348
579
59
26
24
44
0
178
209
9
50
21
.297
.359
.428
.787
 
Team Lg Pos
14
Negro Leagues
79
1737
1535
338
564
56
25
23
44
0
175
208
9
49
21
.295
.358
.423
.781
1
vs Major Leagues
1
44
40
10
15
3
1
1
0
3
1
0
1
0
.375
.419
.575
.994
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Hilldale Club
SP
9
191
160
22
41
4
1
1
6
22
17
2
7
4
.256
.353
.313
.666
1
Chicago American Giants
SP
10
304
268
35
77
6
4
8
6
24
34
2
10
3
.287
.350
.429
.779
1
St. Louis Stars I
RP
4
126
119
24
45
6
6
1
2
4
10
1
2
2
.378
.403
.555
.958
8
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SP
29
797
700
153
210
29
10
8
18
0
67
81
2
25
7
.300
.363
.439
.802
1
New York Lincoln Giants
SP
6
32
49
17
19
1
.000
.000
.000
.000
2
Bacharach Giants
RP
9
23
20
37
71
2
0
1
0
18
22
0
1
0
.450
.500
.700
1.200
1
Philadelphia Bacharach Giants
-
1
20
16
4
5
0
1
1
2
3
5
1
0
0
.313
.450
.625
1.075
1
Pollock's Cuban Stars
SP
2
68
63
2
11
3
0
0
3
4
5
0
1
0
.175
.224
.222
.446
1
Newark Eagles
SP
10
252
229
39
70
9
4
4
7
19
16
0
4
5
.306
.359
.432
.791

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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