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Joe Strong



Joseph Talton Strong
(Tal; Baby Face)

Born: August 4, 1902 in Jackson, KY
Died: November 12, 1986 in Middletown, OH
          (84 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 190
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Notes:


• College: Wilberforce University (Wilberforce, OH)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
CTS
NNL
19
SP
2
6
.250
15
10
5
0
0
68.0
53
44
83
2
37
35
0
1
321
5.82
81
NNL
20
SP
7
15
.318
31
21
13
1
1
187.2
121
89
222
8
66
68
3
1
7
845
4.27
108
BBS
21
SP
3
3
.500
10
6
2
0
0
53.2
32
24
52
1
14
37
2
3
37
4.02
98
BBS
ECL
22
SP
11
9
.550
27
15
11
2
4
145.1
70
61
138
36
38
4
5
607
3.78
120
BBS
ECL
23
SP
3
5
.375
17
11
6
1
0
103.1
55
48
115
6
36
28
0
5
450
4.18
99
BBS
ECL
24
SP
7
9
.438
23
15
8
0
0
132.0
69
45
136
3
39
45
1
5
566
3.07
138
25
SP
4
4
.500
14
13
5
0
0
85.2
52
45
116
5
33
23
0
1
393
4.73
93
HIL
ANL
26
SP
8
2
.800
18
11
7
0
0
98.2
47
31
98
4
32
40
1
1
427
2.83
177
SLS
NNL
28
SP
4
3
.571
11
8
4
0
1
60.1
27
21
52
1
22
38
0
3
260
3.13
145
HG
EWL
29
RF
3
3
.500
6
6
6
0
0
52.2
19
13
39
3
22
29
0
1
207
2.22
191
HG
NN2
30
RF
2
1
.667
6
3
2
0
1
29.1
9
8
25
1
14
14
0
0
126
2.45
181
HG
IND
31
SP
5
2
.714
9
9
6
1
0
66.2
37
31
70
3
22
34
0
0
298
4.19
85
HG
NN2
32
SP
5
5
.500
17
14
5
0
0
89.0
75
61
118
10
33
46
1
1
408
6.17
86
HG
NN2
33
RF
1
0
1.000
2
1
1
0
0
9.0
6
5
15
0
2
3
0
0
42
5.00
99
HG/PC
NN2
34
SP
1
1
.500
5
4
1
0
0
23.2
20
17
32
2
8
6
0
1
107
6.46
76
15
8
SP
66
68
.493
211
147
82
5
7
1205.0
692
543
1311
49
416
484
12
1
34
5094
4.06
111
162 Game Average
13
13
.493
40
28
16
1
1
229.0
131
103
249
11
79
92
2
1
6
1007
4.06
111
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
66
67
.496
210
146
82
5
7
1196.0
688
539
1302
48
414
478
12
1
34
5057
4.06
111
1
vs Major Leagues
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
9.0
4
4
9
1
2
6
0
0
37
4.00
118
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Cleveland Tate Stars
SP
2
6
.250
15
10
5
0
0
68.0
53
44
83
2
37
35
0
1
321
5.82
81
1
Milwaukee Bears
SP
4
14
.222
27
17
11
0
1
155.1
113
83
189
8
57
57
3
1
6
711
4.81
99
1
Chicago American Giants
SP
3
1
.750
4
4
2
1
0
32.1
8
6
33
0
9
11
0
0
1
134
1.67
234
5
Baltimore Black Sox
SP
25
27
.481
82
52
28
3
4
456.0
241
190
472
12
138
156
7
19
1766
3.75
114
2
Hilldale Club
SP
11
5
.688
27
19
11
0
0
162.2
84
64
183
7
52
55
1
1
714
3.54
131
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
4
3
.571
11
8
4
0
1
60.1
27
21
52
1
22
38
0
3
260
3.13
145
6
Homestead Grays
SP
17
11
.607
43
35
21
1
1
263.2
155
126
288
18
96
129
1
2
1152
4.30
105
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
-
0
1
.000
2
2
0
0
0
6.2
11
9
11
1
5
3
0
1
36
12.15
42



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
CTS
NNL
19
SP
68.0
1.76
1.45
10.9%
11.1%
11.5%
7.7%
0.95
1.45
0.6%
1.1%
NNL
20
SP
187.2
1.53
1.50
8.0%
9.0%
7.8%
7.9%
1.03
1.10
0.9%
1.4%
BBS
21
SP
53.2
1.23
1.30
16.4%
14.1%
6.2%
7.4%
2.64
1.83
0.4%
BBS
ECL
22
SP
145.1
1.20
1.41
6.3%
9.4%
5.9%
7.6%
1.06
1.24
BBS
ECL
23
SP
103.1
1.46
1.39
6.2%
10.3%
8.0%
9.5%
0.78
1.08
1.3%
1.2%
BBS
ECL
24
SP
132.0
1.33
1.43
8.0%
9.3%
6.9%
9.0%
1.15
1.04
0.5%
1.3%
25
SP
85.2
1.74
1.43
5.9%
10.2%
8.4%
7.9%
0.70
1.32
1.3%
1.5%
HIL
ANL
26
SP
98.2
1.32
1.56
9.4%
9.3%
7.5%
9.2%
1.25
1.01
0.9%
1.4%
SLS
NNL
28
SP
60.1
1.23
1.51
14.6%
11.7%
8.5%
9.1%
1.73
1.29
0.4%
1.0%
HG
EWL
29
RF
52.2
1.16
1.43
14.0%
11.5%
10.6%
8.3%
1.32
1.38
1.4%
0.8%
HG
NN2
30
RF
29.1
1.33
1.38
11.1%
12.4%
11.1%
6.6%
1.00
1.88
0.8%
1.0%
HG
IND
31
SP
66.2
1.38
1.31
11.4%
14.3%
7.4%
8.5%
1.55
1.70
1.0%
0.9%
HG
NN2
32
SP
89.0
1.70
1.57
11.3%
11.4%
8.1%
8.9%
1.39
1.27
2.5%
1.5%
HG
NN2
33
RF
9.0
1.89
1.53
7.1%
11.2%
4.8%
8.7%
1.50
1.29
0.0%
1.5%
HG/PC
NN2
34
SP
23.2
1.69
1.46
5.6%
11.8%
7.5%
8.1%
0.75
1.46
1.9%
1.3%
15
8
SP
1205.0
1.43
1.45
9.2%
10.4%
7.9%
8.4%
1.16
1.26
1.1%
1.3%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
15
Negro Leagues
1196.0
1.43
1.45
9.1%
10.4%
7.9%
8.4%
1.15
1.26
1.1%
1.2%
1
vs Major Leagues
9.0
1.22
1.44
16.2%
17.3%
5.4%
8.7%
3.00
1.99
2.7%
3.1%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Cleveland Tate Stars
SP
68.0
1.76
1.45
10.9%
11.1%
11.5%
7.7%
0.95
1.45
0.6%
1.1%
1
Milwaukee Bears
SP
155.1
1.58
1.53
8.0%
8.9%
8.0%
8.3%
1.00
1.07
1.1%
1.3%
1
Chicago American Giants
SP
32.1
1.30
1.35
8.2%
9.1%
6.7%
7.5%
1.22
1.21
0.0%
1.4%
5
Baltimore Black Sox
SP
456.0
1.34
1.40
8.0%
9.9%
7.1%
8.3%
1.13
1.22
1.0%
1.3%
2
Hilldale Club
SP
162.2
1.44
1.51
7.7%
9.8%
7.3%
8.6%
1.06
1.15
1.0%
1.4%
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
60.1
1.23
1.51
14.6%
11.7%
8.5%
9.1%
1.73
1.29
0.4%
1.0%
6
Homestead Grays
SP
263.2
1.46
1.45
11.2%
12.3%
8.3%
8.4%
1.34
1.48
1.6%
1.2%
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
-
6.2
2.40
1.49
8.3%
11.7%
13.9%
8.2%
0.60
1.43
2.8%
1.3%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
CTS
NNL
19
SP
15
321
276
53
83
16
6
2
12
37
35
1
7
8
.301
.385
.424
.809
NNL
20
SP
31
845
730
121
222
8
66
68
7
.304
.367
BBS
21
SP
10
37
34
32
52
3
1
1
1
14
37
3
1
0
1.529
1.353
1.765
3.118
BBS
ECL
22
SP
27
607
70
138
36
38
5
BBS
ECL
23
SP
17
450
391
55
115
25
3
6
11
36
28
5
18
9
.294
.361
.419
.781
BBS
ECL
24
SP
23
566
504
69
136
22
11
3
18
0
39
45
5
18
18
.270
.328
.375
.703
25
SP
14
393
346
52
116
18
7
5
4
33
23
1
13
12
.335
.395
.471
.866
HIL
ANL
26
SP
18
427
379
47
98
8
2
4
8
32
40
1
15
9
.259
.318
.322
.640
SLS
NNL
28
SP
11
260
231
27
52
8
1
1
1
22
38
3
4
3
.225
.301
.281
.582
HG
EWL
29
RF
6
207
188
19
39
5
4
3
1
22
29
1
6
3
.207
.294
.324
.618
HG
NN2
30
RF
6
126
108
9
25
6
0
1
0
14
14
0
4
1
.231
.320
.315
.634
HG
IND
31
SP
9
298
265
37
70
10
1
3
3
22
34
0
11
3
.264
.321
.343
.664
HG
NN2
32
SP
17
408
358
75
118
19
12
10
12
33
46
1
16
8
.330
.388
.534
.921
HG
NN2
33
RF
2
42
39
6
15
2
1
0
0
2
3
0
1
1
.385
.415
.487
.902
HG/PC
NN2
34
SP
5
107
95
20
32
5
0
2
0
8
6
1
3
2
.337
.394
.453
.847
15
8
SP
211
5094
3944
692
1311
147
49
49
71
0
416
484
34
117
77
.287
.351
.397
.748
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
210
5057
3910
688
1302
144
48
48
70
0
414
478
34
116
77
.287
.352
.396
.748
1
vs Major Leagues
1
37
34
4
9
3
1
1
1
2
6
0
1
0
.265
.306
.500
.806
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Cleveland Tate Stars
SP
15
321
276
53
83
16
6
2
12
37
35
1
7
8
.301
.385
.424
.809
1
Chicago American Giants
SP
4
134
121
8
33
0
9
11
1
.273
.328
.000
.000
1
Milwaukee Bears
SP
27
711
609
113
189
8
57
57
6
.310
.375
.000
.000
5
Baltimore Black Sox
SP
82
1766
1018
241
472
53
18
12
31
0
138
156
19
40
30
.286
.350
.409
.759
2
Hilldale Club
SP
27
714
636
84
183
23
6
7
11
52
55
1
25
18
.288
.343
.376
.718
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
11
260
231
27
52
8
1
1
1
22
38
3
4
3
.225
.301
.281
.582
6
Homestead Grays
SP
43
1152
1023
155
288
45
18
18
16
96
129
2
41
18
.282
.344
.413
.758
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
-
2
36
30
11
11
2
0
1
0
5
3
1
0
0
.367
.472
.533
1.006

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