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: 6'0"
Wt: 218
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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
NNL
18
2B
43
166
147
31
37
7
2
1
11
3
14
0
5
.252
.317
.347
.664
82
CCU
NNL
19
1B
33
125
113
12
15
5
0
1
9
1
11
0
1
.133
.210
.204
.413
14
NSL
20
1B
36
132
120
19
32
6
2
2
12
4
12
0
0
.267
.333
.400
.733
131
NEG
NN2
21
1B
37
142
125
13
28
4
1
0
11
1
8
2
7
.224
.281
.272
.553
52
NEG
NN2
22
1B
33
117
104
12
25
2
2
0
13
1
8
1
4
.240
.301
.298
.599
64
CEG
NN2
23
1B
31
129
111
18
27
3
4
4
17
0
13
1
4
.243
.328
.450
.778
88
MULT
MULT
24
1B
47
189
165
29
55
8
3
5
41
0
19
0
2
3
0
0
.333
.409
.509
.918
138
25
1B
39
158
145
23
55
7
2
3
22
0
11
2
0
.379
.430
.517
.948
147
BEG
NN2
26
1B
35
150
132
24
42
12
1
5
30
0
15
2
1
.318
.396
.538
.934
143
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
115
PS
NN2
29
1B
52
195
173
18
39
1
2
2
19
1
20
2
.225
.306
.289
.595
68
30
1B
51
213
187
27
50
8
3
3
38
1
0
24
2
0
0
2
0
1
.267
.351
.390
.741
109
31
1B
50
218
191
38
58
4
8
2
43
2
26
1
0
0
.304
.390
.440
.830
113
PS
NN2
32
1B
51
230
205
35
69
13
3
1
37
3
22
3
.337
.401
.444
.845
117
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
64
IC
NAL
36
1B
3
7
7
0
2
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.286
.286
.286
.571
55
18
10
1B
693
2795
2488
376
696
105
41
34
408
18
0
255
2
0
11
41
0
1
.280
.349
.396
.745
99
162 Game Average
653
582
88
163
25
10
8
95
5
0
60
108
0
4
10
0
54
.280
.349
.396
.745
99
 
Team Lg Pos
18
Negro Leagues
690
2786
2480
376
695
104
41
34
407
18
0
255
2
0
10
41
0
1
.280
.350
.396
.746
99
1
vs Major Leagues
3
9
8
0
1
1
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
.125
.222
.250
.472
56
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Memphis Red Sox
1B
63
240
215
35
54
11
3
0
16
5
22
0
3
.251
.321
.330
.651
92
3
Birmingham Black Barons
1B
17
60
54
15
15
2
1
3
7
2
4
0
2
.278
.328
.519
.846
144
1
Cleveland Cubs
-
33
125
113
12
15
5
0
1
9
1
11
0
1
.133
.210
.204
.413
14
8
Baltimore Elite Giants
1B
234
940
833
125
239
36
14
17
143
2
79
8
20
.287
.354
.425
.779
102
2
NNL All Stars II
1B
5
17
16
1
2
1
0
1
3
0
0
1
0
.125
.176
.375
.551
89
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
30
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
78
1
Indianapolis Clowns
1B
3
7
7
0
2
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.286
.286
.286
.571
55



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NNL
166
.302
.332
8.4%
7.9%
0.6%
1.1%
.095
.114
CCU
NNL
125
.207
.345
8.8%
8.9%
0.8%
0.9%
.071
.097
NSL
132
.348
.296
9.1%
5.8%
1.5%
0.4%
.133
.071
NEG
NN2
142
.250
.326
5.6%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.048
.119
NEG
NN2
117
.281
.340
6.8%
8.0%
0.0%
0.8%
.058
.097
CEG
NN2
129
.336
.366
10.1%
9.0%
3.1%
1.5%
.207
.141
MULT
MULT
189
.411
.348
10.1%
0.0%
8.7%
2.6%
1.6%
.176
.125
158
.429
.340
7.0%
8.1%
1.9%
1.5%
.138
.129
BEG
NN2
150
.417
.345
10.0%
9.4%
3.3%
1.6%
.220
.129
164
.326
.348
9.1%
8.6%
1.8%
1.9%
.122
.118
NN2
227
.389
.361
8.4%
9.9%
0.0%
1.4%
.112
.127
PS
NN2
195
.285
.328
10.3%
8.4%
1.0%
1.2%
.064
.106
213
.353
.338
11.3%
0.9%
10.0%
12.00
1.4%
1.0%
.123
.096
218
.394
.368
11.9%
9.9%
0.9%
0.7%
.136
.109
PS
NN2
230
.392
.360
9.6%
9.0%
0.4%
0.9%
.107
.109
PS
NN2
205
.308
.344
6.8%
8.9%
0.0%
348.00
1.0%
0.8%
.075
.093
28
.293
.331
14.3%
8.7%
0.0%
1.0%
.042
.099
IC
NAL
7
.273
.347
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.112
18
10
2795
.345
.344
9.1%
8.7%
13.3%
0.7%
1.00
311.73
1.2%
1.1%
.116
.111
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
18
Negro Leagues
2786
.345
.344
9.2%
8.7%
13.3%
0.7%
1.00
324.35
1.2%
1.1%
.116
.111
1
vs Major Leagues
9
.232
.276
0.0%
6.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.125
.099
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
2
Memphis Red Sox
240
.308
.315
9.2%
6.8%
0.0%
0.8%
.079
.093
3
Birmingham Black Barons
60
.370
.321
6.7%
7.3%
5.0%
0.9%
.241
.101
1
Cleveland Cubs
125
.207
.345
8.8%
8.9%
0.8%
0.9%
.071
.097
8
Baltimore Elite Giants
940
.350
.345
8.4%
8.4%
1.8%
1.4%
.138
.124
2
NNL All Stars II
17
.249
.263
0.0%
6.0%
5.9%
0.7%
.250
.089
2
East All Stars
15
.289
.388
13.3%
11.0%
13.3%
9.3%
1.00
1.18
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.082
7
Philadelphia Stars
1361
.363
.351
9.8%
9.3%
0.9%
1.1%
.108
.108
1
North All Stars
4
.000
.301
0.0%
3.8%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.095
1
New York Black Yankees
26
.315
.330
15.4%
8.6%
0.0%
1.0%
.045
.099
1
Indianapolis Clowns
7
.273
.347
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.112

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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