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
31
131
115
21
37
11
1
4
29
0
13
2
1
.322
.400
.539
.939
148
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
35
1B
8
28
24
3
5
1
0
0
2
0
4
0
0
.208
.321
.250
.571
58
14
6
1B
552
2256
2008
298
584
83
36
28
366
9
207
8
33
0
.291
.359
.410
.769
109
162 Game Average
662
589
87
171
24
11
8
107
3
61
4
10
0
.291
.359
.410
.769
109
 
Team Lg Pos
8
Baltimore Elite Giants
1B
214
855
759
111
216
33
13
15
136
1
70
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
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
1
New York Black Yankees
1B
7
26
22
3
5
1
0
0
2
0
4
0
0
.227
.346
.273
.619
71
1
Birmingham Black Barons
1B
1
2
2
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
131
.420
.340
9.9%
9.3%
3.1%
1.5%
.217
.126
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
28
.292
.343
14.3%
8.9%
0.0%
1.0%
.042
.103
14
6
2256
.355
.338
9.2%
8.7%
1.2%
1.2%
.119
.110
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
8
Baltimore Elite Giants
855
.347
.342
8.2%
8.3%
1.8%
1.4%
.137
.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
1
New York Black Yankees
26
.315
.343
15.4%
8.9%
0.0%
1.0%
.045
.104
1
Birmingham Black Barons
2
.000
.338
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.095

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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