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
CCU
NNL
19
1B
33
125
113
12
15
5
0
1
9
1
11
0
0
1
.133
.210
.204
.413
14
NEG
NN2
21
1B
37
142
125
13
28
4
1
0
11
1
8
2
7
.224
.281
.272
.553
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
31
129
111
18
27
3
4
4
17
0
13
1
1
4
.243
.328
.450
.778
90
MULT
MULT
24
1B
47
189
165
29
55
8
3
5
41
0
19
1
2
3
0
0
.333
.409
.509
.918
139
25
1B
39
158
145
23
55
7
2
3
22
0
11
0
2
0
.379
.430
.517
.948
147
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
113
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
3
7
7
0
2
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.286
.286
.286
.571
57
16
9
1B
610
2478
2204
323
622
91
37
30
384
11
0
227
4
0
11
36
0
1
.282
.352
.398
.750
99
162 Game Average
658
585
86
165
24
10
8
102
3
0
60
32
0
5
10
0
54
.282
.352
.398
.750
99
 
Team Lg Pos
16
Negro Leagues
607
2469
2196
323
621
90
37
30
383
11
0
227
4
0
10
36
0
1
.283
.353
.398
.751
99
1
vs Major Leagues
3
9
8
0
1
1
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
.125
.222
.250
.472
58
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Cleveland Cubs
-
33
125
113
12
15
5
0
1
9
1
11
0
0
1
.133
.210
.204
.413
14
8
Baltimore Elite Giants
1B
230
921
816
122
234
35
14
16
142
2
77
2
8
20
.287
.354
.423
.777
102
2
NNL All Stars II
1B
5
17
16
1
2
1
0
1
3
0
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
29
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
3
7
7
0
2
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.286
.286
.286
.571
57



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
CCU
NNL
125
.207
.343
8.8%
8.9%
0.0%
0.4%
21.59
0.8%
0.9%
.071
.097
NEG
NN2
142
.250
.324
5.6%
6.4%
0.0%
1.1%
.048
.118
NEG
NN2
117
.281
.339
6.8%
8.0%
0.0%
0.8%
.058
.097
CEG
NN2
129
.336
.364
10.1%
8.9%
0.8%
0.9%
13.00
10.35
3.1%
1.5%
.207
.140
MULT
MULT
189
.411
.347
10.1%
0.6%
0.5%
8.6%
19.00
29.81
2.6%
1.6%
.176
.124
158
.429
.341
7.0%
0.3%
0.0%
8.1%
60.28
1.9%
1.5%
.138
.130
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
.369
11.9%
9.9%
0.9%
0.7%
.136
.109
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
7
.272
.341
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.110
16
9
2478
.347
.347
9.2%
8.9%
0.7%
0.5%
13.75
110.46
1.2%
1.2%
.116
.112
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
16
Negro Leagues
2469
.348
.347
9.2%
8.9%
0.7%
0.5%
13.75
111.65
1.2%
1.2%
.116
.113
1
vs Major Leagues
9
.232
.273
0.0%
6.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.125
.095
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Cleveland Cubs
125
.207
.343
8.8%
8.9%
0.0%
0.4%
21.59
0.8%
0.9%
.071
.097
8
Baltimore Elite Giants
921
.349
.344
8.4%
8.3%
0.4%
0.4%
21.00
36.22
1.7%
1.4%
.136
.123
2
NNL All Stars II
17
.249
.263
0.0%
6.1%
0.0%
2.6%
2.48
5.9%
0.7%
.250
.088
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
7
Philadelphia Stars
1361
.363
.350
9.8%
9.3%
0.9%
1.1%
.108
.108
1
North All Stars
4
.000
.318
0.0%
3.7%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.101
1
Birmingham Black Barons
2
.000
.339
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.096
1
New York Black Yankees
26
.315
.332
15.4%
8.6%
0.0%
1.0%
.045
.100
1
Indianapolis Clowns
7
.272
.341
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.110

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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