Jim West - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Jim West



James West
(Shifty Jim)

Born: August 9, 1911 in Mobile, AL
Died: June 1970 in Philadelphia, PA
          (58 years old)

Bats: B
Throws: R
Ht: 6'2"
Wt: 218
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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
NEG
NN2
21
1B
34
132
118
13
27
4
1
0
11
0
6
2
6
.229
.278
.280
.557
53
NEG
NN2
22
1B
31
109
97
11
23
1
2
0
13
1
8
0
4
.237
.295
.289
.584
64
CEG
NN2
23
1B
26
107
91
15
22
2
4
3
13
0
11
1
4
.242
.330
.451
.781
95
WEG
NN2
24
1B
42
170
150
26
51
7
3
5
39
0
17
0
3
.340
.407
.527
.934
139
25
1B
34
137
126
18
47
7
1
3
21
0
9
2
0
.373
.423
.516
.939
148
BEG
NN2
26
1B
28
121
107
19
36
11
1
4
28
0
11
2
1
.336
.408
.570
.978
159
27
1B
39
164
147
24
38
7
1
3
27
0
15
2
.259
.327
.381
.708
91
NN2
28
1B
59
227
205
26
70
13
5
0
38
1
19
3
.341
.397
.454
.851
125
PS
NN2
29
1B
52
195
173
18
39
1
2
2
19
1
20
2
.225
.306
.289
.595
75
PS
NN2
30
1B
49
203
179
26
49
8
3
3
38
1
23
1
.274
.356
.402
.759
122
31
1B
50
218
191
38
58
4
8
2
43
2
26
1
0
0
.304
.390
.440
.830
123
PS
NN2
32
1B
51
230
205
35
69
13
3
1
37
3
22
3
.337
.401
.444
.845
129
PS
NN2
33
1B
46
205
187
24
49
4
2
2
36
0
14
0
4
.262
.313
.337
.650
86
13
4
1B
541
2218
1976
293
578
82
36
28
363
9
201
8
33
0
.293
.360
.413
.773
110
162 Game Average
664
592
88
173
25
11
8
109
3
60
4
10
0
.293
.360
.413
.773
110
 
Team Lg Pos
8
Baltimore Elite Giants
1B
211
845
751
109
215
33
13
15
135
1
68
7
19
.286
.351
.425
.776
104
1
NNL All Stars
1B
2
8
8
1
1
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
.125
.125
.500
.625
95
7
Philadelphia Stars
1B
327
1361
1213
183
362
49
23
12
226
8
133
1
14
0
.298
.368
.406
.775
114
1
North All Stars
-
1
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NEG
NN2
132
.250
.327
4.5%
6.4%
0.0%
1.1%
.051
.121
NEG
NN2
109
.273
.332
7.3%
7.7%
0.0%
0.8%
.052
.095
CEG
NN2
107
.335
.356
10.3%
8.8%
2.8%
1.5%
.209
.136
WEG
NN2
170
.416
.352
10.0%
8.9%
2.9%
1.6%
.187
.123
137
.427
.338
6.6%
8.1%
2.2%
1.4%
.143
.125
BEG
NN2
121
.434
.339
9.1%
9.3%
3.3%
1.5%
.234
.125
164
.326
.341
9.1%
8.5%
1.8%
1.9%
.122
.115
NN2
227
.389
.347
8.4%
9.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.112
.121
PS
NN2
195
.286
.316
10.3%
8.1%
1.0%
1.2%
.064
.102
PS
NN2
203
.362
.326
11.3%
9.6%
1.5%
1.0%
.128
.093
218
.394
.353
11.9%
9.5%
0.9%
0.7%
.136
.103
PS
NN2
230
.392
.342
9.6%
8.6%
0.4%
0.9%
.107
.103
PS
NN2
205
.308
.332
6.8%
8.6%
0.0%
330.50
1.0%
0.8%
.075
.089
13
4
2218
.356
.338
9.1%
8.7%
1.3%
1.2%
.120
.110
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
8
Baltimore Elite Giants
845
.348
.342
8.0%
8.2%
1.8%
1.4%
.138
.121
1
NNL All Stars
8
.269
.288
0.0%
6.6%
12.5%
0.7%
.375
.093
7
Philadelphia Stars
1361
.363
.337
9.8%
9.0%
0.9%
1.1%
.108
.103
1
North All Stars
4
.000
.300
0.0%
4.7%
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.079

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