Candy Jim Taylor - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Candy Jim Taylor



James Allen Taylor
(Uncle Jim; The Candy Kid)

Born: February 1, 1884 in Anderson, SC
Died: April 3, 1948 in Chicago, IL
          (64 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'5"
Wt: 165
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• Buried: Burr Oak Cemetery (Alsip, IL)
• Relatives: Ben Taylor (Brother) , C. I. Taylor (Brother) , Steel Arm Johnny Taylor (Brother)
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All Teammate Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
6
1924
1937
9.5
6
1912
1918
5.8
5
1915
1925
2.2
2
1931
1933
2.1
3
1921
1942
1.7
Center Field Yrs First Last
7
1923
1942
16.1
3
1912
1919
6.9
4
1916
1919
4.6
4
1933
1936
3.8
2
1933
1934
2.7

Right Field Yrs First Last
6
1923
1929
8.0
2
1935
1936
1.9
2
1921
1922
1.4
1
1930
1930
1.2
2
1914
1915
1.1
Shortstop Yrs First Last
5
1924
1929
22.0
7
1908
1918
3.0
3
1912
1916
2.5
2
1913
1914
2.2
2
1930
1931
2.2
Second Base Yrs First Last
4
1927
1931
6.0
4
1914
1919
3.0
2
1921
1922
2.5
4
1933
1936
1.9
3
1909
1911
1.7
Third Base Yrs First Last
31
1907
1942
15.1
5
1924
1929
5.9
4
1933
1936
3.8
4
1916
1919
2.5
1
1923
1923
2.3
First Base Yrs First Last
8
1911
1918
11.4
3
1927
1929
10.7
4
1924
1928
6.1
3
1912
1916
3.2
1
1919
1919
1.6
Manager Yrs First Last
Catcher Yrs First Last
9
1919
1931
4.3
3
1912
1919
3.2
3
1928
1933
3.1
5
1914
1918
2.6
3
1927
1929
1.7
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
4
1927
1937
12.9
6
1924
1931
9.8
3
1927
1929
8.6
5
1920
1931
8.1
7
1923
1933
7.8
4
1933
1936
6.8
5
1913
1919
4.9
10
1907
1916
3.8
2
1924
1925
3.7
3
1934
1936
3.2
2
1912
1913
3.0
5
1914
1918
2.9
4
1933
1936
2.9
2
1935
1936
2.8
3
1916
1919
2.7
1
1933
1933
2.5
8
1910
1923
2.3
3
1923
1925
2.2
1
1931
1931
2.2
1
1930
1930
2.1
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
3
1924
1933
2.9
2
1918
1919
0.6
1
1922
1922
0.6
1
1923
1923
0.4
1
1942
1942
0.4
1
1942
1942
0.4
3
1923
1925
0.3
1
1940
1940
0.3
1
1935
1935
0.3
1
1940
1940
0.2
1
1917
1917
0.2
1
1918
1918
0.2
1
1923
1923
0.2
1
1936
1936
0.2
1
1937
1937
0.2
1
1940
1940
0.1
1
1931
1931
0.1
1
1918
1918
0.1
1
1937
1937
0.1
1
1936
1936
0.1

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Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

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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