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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
119
23
SP
5
5
.500
14
12
9
1
0
98.2
59
50
122
9
28
44
1
3
430
4.56
83
BRG
EAS
24
SP
0
2
.000
2
1
1
0
0
10.0
10
8
15
1
4
6
0
0
49
7.20
55
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
128
ECL
26
SP
2
6
.250
14
10
7
0
1
91.1
63
53
111
33
41
0
1
5.22
81
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
68
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
63
31
SP
1
3
.250
5
5
3
0
0
36.0
23
19
44
1
11
17
0
0
162
4.75
67
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
37
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
74
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
449
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
100
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
35
13
9
SP
19
32
.373
78
57
34
3
1
473.2
339
271
566
24
174
207
4
9
1716
5.15
84
162 Game Average
10
16
.373
39
29
17
2
1
238.2
171
137
285
15
88
104
2
5
1051
5.15
84
 
Team Lg Pos
13
Negro Leagues
19
31
.380
77
56
33
3
1
464.2
329
261
551
23
171
206
3
9
1672
5.06
85
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
49
 
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
119
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
106
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
58
7
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SP
6
14
.300
27
20
10
1
0
156.2
144
112
197
8
63
79
3
2
732
6.43
69
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
77
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
81
1
Philadelphia Bacharach Giants
RP
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
4.0
4
3
5
1
3
5
0
1
20
6.75
74
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
449
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
100



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
HIL
EAS
21
SP
44.1
1.42
1.38
8.9%
12.0%
11.5%
9.8%
0.77
1.23
0.5%
0.3%
23
SP
98.2
1.52
1.30
10.2%
11.4%
6.5%
6.7%
1.57
1.61
2.1%
0.9%
BRG
EAS
24
SP
10.0
1.90
1.37
12.2%
11.7%
8.2%
8.4%
1.50
1.40
2.0%
1.0%
BRG
ECL
25
SP
38.1
1.15
1.40
14.5%
11.1%
6.9%
6.7%
2.09
1.65
1.3%
0.9%
ECL
26
SP
91.1
1.58
1.36
10.0%
10.7%
8.0%
6.4%
1.24
1.70
BRG
ECL
29
SP
41.2
1.80
1.50
8.5%
9.0%
10.1%
9.0%
0.85
1.00
2.0%
1.3%
BRG
EAS
30
SP
19.1
1.71
1.44
6.6%
10.0%
5.5%
7.5%
1.20
1.35
0.0%
1.3%
31
SP
36.0
1.53
1.24
10.5%
14.5%
6.8%
9.3%
1.55
1.98
0.6%
1.5%
BRG
EAS
32
SP
11.1
3.09
1.83
10.0%
8.5%
12.9%
9.2%
0.78
0.93
1.4%
1.6%
PBG
IND
34
SP
4.0
2.00
1.47
25.0%
13.9%
15.0%
8.1%
1.67
1.71
5.0%
0.8%
CUP
IND
35
SP
18.0
0.83
1.47
7.4%
10.7%
5.9%
7.3%
1.25
1.45
0.0%
1.1%
BE
NN2
37
SP
56.1
1.58
1.50
6.3%
11.3%
7.5%
8.6%
0.84
1.32
1.6%
1.5%
BRG
IND
39
SP
4.1
2.31
1.39
12.0%
18.2%
20.0%
6.5%
0.60
2.82
0.0%
0.9%
13
9
SP
473.2
1.56
1.39
9.7%
11.5%
8.2%
7.8%
1.19
1.51
1.4%
1.1%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
13
Negro Leagues
464.2
1.55
1.39
9.9%
11.5%
8.2%
7.8%
1.20
1.50
1.4%
1.1%
1
vs Major Leagues
9.0
2.00
1.44
2.3%
12.3%
6.8%
5.7%
0.33
2.16
2.3%
1.1%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Hilldale Club
SP
44.1
1.42
1.38
8.9%
12.0%
11.5%
9.8%
0.77
1.23
0.5%
0.3%
1
Chicago American Giants
SP
70.2
1.43
1.28
11.2%
11.1%
7.9%
7.0%
1.42
1.57
2.6%
0.8%
1
St. Louis Stars I
RP
28.0
1.75
1.37
7.9%
11.3%
3.2%
6.7%
2.50
1.71
0.8%
0.9%
7
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SP
156.2
1.66
1.42
10.8%
12.1%
8.6%
8.3%
1.25
1.50
1.1%
1.3%
1
New York Lincoln Giants
SP
38.1
1.72
1.45
10.6%
10.5%
9.5%
6.6%
1.12
1.59
2
Bacharach Giants
RP
57.1
1.55
1.32
8.6%
10.7%
7.1%
6.4%
1.22
1.71
4.3%
1.3%
1
Philadelphia Bacharach Giants
RP
4.0
2.00
1.47
25.0%
13.9%
15.0%
8.1%
1.67
1.71
5.0%
0.8%
1
Pollock's Cuban Stars
SP
18.0
0.83
1.47
7.4%
10.7%
5.9%
7.3%
1.25
1.45
0.0%
1.1%
1
Newark Eagles
SP
56.1
1.58
1.50
6.3%
11.3%
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
EAS
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
39
SP
2
25
18
7
5
1
2
0
0
5
3
0
2
0
.278
.435
.556
.990
13
9
SP
78
1716
1516
339
566
59
26
24
43
0
174
207
9
48
21
.300
.363
.437
.799
 
Team Lg Pos
13
Negro Leagues
77
1672
1476
329
551
56
25
23
43
0
171
206
9
47
21
.298
.361
.432
.794
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
St. Louis Stars I
RP
4
126
119
24
45
6
6
1
2
4
10
1
2
2
.378
.403
.555
.958
1
Chicago American Giants
SP
10
304
268
35
77
6
4
8
6
24
34
2
10
3
.287
.350
.429
.779
7
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SP
27
732
641
144
197
29
10
8
17
0
63
79
2
23
7
.307
.371
.465
.836
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
RP
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