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
54
NEG
NN2
22
1B
33
117
104
12
25
2
2
0
13
1
8
1
4
.240
.301
.298
.599
65
CEG
NN2
23
1B
26
107
91
15
22
2
4
3
13
0
11
1
4
.242
.330
.451
.781
90
24
1B
43
175
153
27
52
7
3
5
39
0
18
0
1
3
0
0
.340
.413
.523
.936
142
25
1B
34
137
126
18
47
7
1
3
21
0
9
2
0
.373
.423
.516
.939
149
BEG
NN2
26
1B
31
131
115
21
37
11
1
4
29
0
13
2
1
.322
.400
.539
.939
145
27
1B
39
164
147
24
38
7
1
3
27
0
15
2
.259
.327
.381
.708
87
NN2
28
1B
59
227
205
26
70
13
5
0
38
1
19
3
.341
.397
.454
.851
116
PS
NN2
29
1B
52
195
173
18
39
1
2
2
19
1
20
2
.225
.306
.289
.595
69
30
1B
51
213
187
27
50
8
3
3
38
1
0
24
2
0
0
2
0
1
.267
.351
.390
.741
110
31
1B
50
218
191
38
58
4
8
2
43
2
26
1
0
0
.304
.390
.440
.830
114
PS
NN2
32
1B
51
230
205
35
69
13
3
1
37
3
22
3
.337
.401
.444
.845
118
PS
NN2
33
1B
46
205
187
24
49
4
2
2
36
0
14
0
4
.262
.313
.337
.650
80
35
1B
8
28
24
3
5
1
0
0
2
0
4
0
0
.208
.321
.250
.571
63
IC
NAL
36
1B
2
3
3
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
84
15
8
1B
559
2282
2029
301
589
84
36
28
366
9
0
209
2
0
10
34
0
1
.290
.359
.409
.768
103
162 Game Average
661
588
87
171
24
10
8
106
3
0
61
108
0
5
10
0
54
.290
.359
.409
.768
103
 
Team Lg Pos
8
Baltimore Elite Giants
1B
216
863
766
112
218
34
13
15
136
1
70
8
19
.285
.351
.422
.772
102
2
East All Stars
1B
3
15
11
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
2
0
1
1
0
1
.182
.357
.182
.539
29
1
NNL All Stars
1B
2
8
8
1
1
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
.125
.125
.500
.625
123
7
Philadelphia Stars
1B
327
1361
1213
183
362
49
23
12
226
8
133
1
14
0
.298
.368
.406
.775
106
1
North All Stars
-
1
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1
New York Black Yankees
1B
7
26
22
3
5
1
0
0
2
0
4
0
0
.227
.346
.273
.619
77
1
Birmingham Black Barons
-
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1
Indianapolis Clowns
1B
2
3
3
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
84



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NEG
NN2
132
.250
.324
4.5%
6.3%
0.0%
1.1%
.051
.120
NEG
NN2
117
.281
.339
6.8%
8.0%
0.0%
0.8%
.058
.097
CEG
NN2
107
.335
.364
10.3%
9.0%
2.8%
1.5%
.209
.140
175
.419
.349
10.3%
0.0%
8.8%
2.9%
1.6%
.183
.121
137
.427
.337
6.6%
8.1%
2.2%
1.4%
.143
.125
BEG
NN2
131
.420
.344
9.9%
9.4%
3.1%
1.5%
.217
.128
164
.326
.347
9.1%
8.6%
1.8%
1.9%
.122
.117
NN2
227
.389
.360
8.4%
9.8%
0.0%
1.4%
.112
.126
PS
NN2
195
.285
.327
10.3%
8.4%
1.0%
1.2%
.064
.105
213
.353
.336
11.3%
0.9%
10.0%
12.00
1.4%
1.0%
.123
.095
218
.394
.368
11.9%
9.9%
0.9%
0.7%
.136
.108
PS
NN2
230
.392
.358
9.6%
9.0%
0.4%
0.9%
.107
.109
PS
NN2
205
.308
.343
6.8%
8.9%
0.0%
346.00
1.0%
0.8%
.075
.092
28
.292
.332
14.3%
8.7%
0.0%
1.0%
.042
.100
IC
NAL
3
.318
.341
0.0%
8.2%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.110
15
8
2282
.355
.347
9.2%
8.9%
13.3%
0.7%
1.00
322.49
1.2%
1.2%
.118
.112
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
8
Baltimore Elite Giants
863
.347
.343
8.1%
8.3%
1.7%
1.4%
.137
.121
2
East All Stars
15
.289
.390
13.3%
11.0%
13.3%
9.3%
1.00
1.18
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.082
1
NNL All Stars
8
.269
.252
0.0%
5.8%
12.5%
0.8%
.375
.081
7
Philadelphia Stars
1361
.363
.350
9.8%
9.3%
0.9%
1.1%
.108
.108
1
North All Stars
4
.000
.280
0.0%
4.3%
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.075
1
New York Black Yankees
26
.315
.332
15.4%
8.6%
0.0%
1.0%
.045
.100
1
Birmingham Black Barons
2
.000
.339
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.096
1
Indianapolis Clowns
3
.318
.341
0.0%
8.2%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.110

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