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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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• College: Wilberforce University (Wilberforce, OH)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
CTS
NNL
19
SP
2
5
.286
14
9
5
0
0
66.2
47
39
77
2
34
35
0
1
307
5.27
90
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
10
.524
28
16
11
2
4
146.1
75
64
140
38
39
4
7
618
3.94
115
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
ANL
26
SP
9
2
.818
20
12
8
1
0
109.2
49
33
106
4
37
45
1
1
473
2.71
184
SLS
27
SP
9
5
.643
20
13
7
0
1
103.2
71
55
121
1
56
56
0
3
33
4.77
98
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
180
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
3
1
1
0
0
11.0
6
5
16
0
3
3
0
0
50
4.09
120
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
79
16
8
SP
76
73
.510
234
161
90
6
8
1321.1
764
598
1437
50
477
546
12
1
39
5178
4.07
111
162 Game Average
13
13
.510
40
28
15
1
1
227.1
132
103
247
11
82
94
2
1
7
1006
4.07
111
 
Team Lg Pos
16
Negro Leagues
76
72
.514
233
160
90
6
8
1312.1
760
594
1428
49
475
540
12
1
39
5141
4.07
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
5
.286
14
9
5
0
0
66.2
47
39
77
2
34
35
0
1
307
5.27
90
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
28
.472
83
53
28
3
4
457.0
246
193
474
12
140
157
7
21
1777
3.80
113
2
Hilldale Club
SP
12
5
.706
29
20
12
1
0
173.2
86
66
191
7
57
60
1
1
760
3.42
136
2
St. Louis Stars I
SP
13
8
.619
31
21
11
0
2
164.0
98
76
173
2
78
94
0
6
293
4.17
110
6
Homestead Grays
SP
17
11
.607
44
35
21
1
1
265.2
155
126
289
18
97
129
1
2
1160
4.27
106
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
-
0
1
.000
2
2
0
0
0
6.2
11
9
11
1
5
3
0
1
36
12.15
43



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
CTS
NNL
19
SP
66.2
1.67
1.45
11.4%
11.1%
11.1%
7.7%
1.03
1.45
0.7%
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
146.1
1.22
1.40
6.3%
9.5%
6.1%
7.6%
1.03
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%
ANL
26
SP
109.2
1.30
1.55
9.5%
9.4%
7.8%
9.1%
1.22
1.03
0.8%
1.4%
SLS
27
SP
103.2
1.71
1.41
11.6%
13.8%
11.6%
8.5%
1.00
1.49
0.2%
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%
12.2%
11.1%
6.7%
1.00
1.84
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
11.0
1.73
1.52
6.0%
11.2%
6.0%
8.7%
1.00
1.30
0.0%
1.5%
HG/PC
NN2
34
SP
23.2
1.69
1.48
5.6%
11.4%
7.5%
8.1%
0.75
1.42
1.9%
1.5%
16
8
SP
1321.1
1.45
1.45
9.4%
10.5%
8.2%
8.3%
1.14
1.28
1.1%
1.3%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
16
Negro Leagues
1312.1
1.45
1.45
9.3%
10.5%
8.2%
8.3%
1.14
1.28
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
66.2
1.67
1.45
11.4%
11.1%
11.1%
7.7%
1.03
1.45
0.7%
1.1%
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%
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%
5
Baltimore Black Sox
SP
457.0
1.34
1.40
8.0%
9.9%
7.1%
8.3%
1.12
1.22
1.0%
1.3%
2
Hilldale Club
SP
173.2
1.43
1.51
7.9%
9.9%
7.5%
8.7%
1.05
1.15
0.9%
1.4%
2
St. Louis Stars I
SP
164.0
1.53
1.45
12.7%
11.6%
10.5%
8.2%
1.21
1.42
0.7%
1.1%
6
Homestead Grays
SP
265.2
1.45
1.45
11.1%
12.2%
8.4%
8.4%
1.33
1.48
1.6%
1.2%
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
-
6.2
2.40
1.51
8.3%
11.4%
13.9%
8.2%
0.60
1.39
2.8%
1.4%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
CTS
NNL
19
SP
14
307
266
47
77
15
4
2
12
34
35
1
6
8
.289
.372
.398
.771
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
28
618
75
140
38
39
7
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
ANL
26
SP
20
473
420
49
106
9
2
4
8
37
45
1
15
10
.252
.314
.312
.626
SLS
27
SP
20
33
32
71
121
0
1
1
1
56
56
3
0
0
3.781
1.978
3.938
5.916
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
3
50
46
6
16
2
1
0
0
3
3
0
1
1
.348
.388
.435
.823
HG/PC
NN2
34
SP
5
107
95
20
32
5
0
2
0
8
6
1
3
2
.337
.394
.453
.847
16
8
SP
234
5178
4014
764
1437
147
48
50
72
0
477
546
39
116
78
.286
.350
.394
.744
 
Team Lg Pos
16
Negro Leagues
233
5141
3980
760
1428
144
47
49
71
0
475
540
39
115
78
.286
.351
.393
.743
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
14
307
266
47
77
15
4
2
12
34
35
1
6
8
.289
.372
.398
.771
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
83
1777
1018
246
474
53
18
12
31
0
140
157
21
40
30
.286
.350
.409
.759
2
Hilldale Club
SP
29
760
677
86
191
24
6
7
11
57
60
1
25
19
.282
.339
.366
.705
2
St. Louis Stars I
SP
31
293
263
98
173
8
2
2
2
78
94
6
4
3
.251
.318
.319
.638
6
Homestead Grays
SP
44
1160
1030
155
289
45
18
18
16
97
129
2
41
18
.281
.344
.412
.755
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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