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
33
134
123
17
45
6
1
3
21
0
9
2
0
.366
.418
.504
.922
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
124
11
4
1B
443
1780
1581
233
458
64
31
25
290
6
165
8
26
0
.290
.360
.417
.777
110
162 Game Average
651
578
85
167
23
11
9
106
2
60
5
10
0
.290
.360
.417
.777
110
 
Team Lg Pos
8
Baltimore Elite Giants
1B
210
842
748
108
213
32
13
15
135
1
68
7
19
.285
.350
.422
.772
103
1
NNL All Stars
1B
2
8
8
1
1
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
.125
.125
.500
.625
142
5
Philadelphia Stars
1B
230
926
821
124
244
32
18
9
153
5
97
1
7
0
.297
.372
.413
.785
117
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
134
.424
.335
6.7%
8.4%
2.2%
1.3%
.138
.120
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
.352
11.9%
9.5%
0.9%
0.7%
.136
.103
11
4
1780
.357
.338
9.3%
8.7%
1.4%
1.3%
.127
.113
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
8
Baltimore Elite Giants
842
.347
.341
8.1%
8.3%
1.8%
1.4%
.138
.120
1
NNL All Stars
8
.316
.264
0.0%
9.3%
12.5%
1.6%
.375
.068
5
Philadelphia Stars
926
.368
.337
10.5%
9.1%
1.0%
1.2%
.116
.107
1
North All Stars
4
.000
.300
0.0%
4.7%
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.079

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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