Dick Whitworth - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Dick Whitworth



Richard Henderson Whitworth


Born: August 28, 1895 in St. Louis, MO
Died: March 1966 in St. Louis, MO
          (70 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'5"
Wt: 215
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Glossary
# Players Pos Yrs Career HoF
1
SP
14
1917-1938
49.3
15.7
1.6
32.7
-0.7
2
SP
19
1908-1925
45.9
-1.8
0.4
46.9
0.4
3
SP
24
1907-1932
44.0
1.2
0.3
42.6
-0.1
4
SP
19
1911-1931
38.3
-5.0
-0.5
43.8
-0.1
5
SP
19
1907-1926
33.8
8.8
-4.7
31.5
-1.8
6
SP
11
1915-1925
29.4
-4.9
-0.2
34.5
-0.0
7
SP
18
1900-1919
23.8
10.8
0.8
13.2
-1.1
8
SP
10
1912-1928
21.5
-0.2
-0.4
22.2
0.0
9
SP
7
1919-1925
20.9
-3.5
-0.0
24.4
-0.0
10
SP
12
1919-1932
20.4
-3.4
0.2
23.6
-0.0
11
SP
21
1919-1941
19.3
-7.1
-0.1
26.6
-0.0
12
SP
13
1910-1922
17.4
-5.2
-1.5
24.3
-0.3
13
SP
8
1914-1924
14.2
-1.7
-0.0
16.0
-0.0
14
SP
12
1910-1921
14.1
-4.0
0.1
17.9
-0.0
15
SP
6
1913-1921
13.3
-0.7
-0.3
14.4
-0.1
16
SP
16
1917-1934
12.7
-1.0
-0.4
14.1
-0.2
17
SP
16
1903-1921
12.3
-1.2
0.4
13.3
-0.2
18
SP
10
1916-1924
12.0
3.7
0.4
8.7
-0.7
19
SP
9
1916-1925
12.0
-3.6
0.0
15.6
-0.0
20
SP
14
1913-1928
11.8
-2.9
0.9
14.4
-0.6
21
SP
9
1916-1924
10.8
-3.1
-0.1
14.0
-0.0
22
SP
16
1910-1925
10.7
-1.6
0.1
12.2
-0.1
23
SP
10
1914-1924
10.7
-1.7
-0.1
12.5
-0.0
24
SP
12
1919-1933
9.3
1.5
-0.0
8.2
-0.4
25
SP
12
1919-1932
8.9
-2.0
-0.1
10.9
-0.0
26
SP
11
1908-1923
7.7
-5.8
0.3
13.2
-0.1
27
SP
15
1908-1923
7.5
-4.6
-0.5
12.6
-0.0
28
SP
17
1909-1932
7.3
-6.3
-0.0
13.7
-0.0
29
SP
17
1918-1939
6.8
-2.0
0.6
8.9
-0.7
30
SP
8
1914-1928
6.8
-1.3
-0.2
8.3
-0.0
31
SP
6
1919-1924
6.3
-1.8
-1.0
9.2
-0.2
32
SP
11
1913-1924
6.2
-1.5
0.1
7.6
-0.0
33
SP
16
1910-1928
5.8
-4.1
-0.4
10.3
-0.1
34
SP
13
1912-1930
4.8
0.0
-3.6
8.8
-0.4
35
SP
11
1907-1920
4.7
-1.1
-0.0
5.9
-0.0
36
SP
17
1906-1925
4.7
-0.0
-0.5
5.5
-0.2
37
SP
11
1919-1934
4.6
2.0
-0.7
3.5
-0.3
38
SP
9
1911-1921
4.1
-3.2
-0.0
7.3
-0.0
39
SP
21
1917-1944
3.7
-0.1
-0.2
3.9
0.0
40
SP
2
1919-1919
3.3
-0.3
-0.1
3.7
-0.0
41
SP
9
1917-1928
3.3
2.6
-0.3
1.7
-0.7
42
SP
7
1917-1930
3.1
-0.7
-0.0
3.8
-0.0
43
SP
4
1916-1928
2.9
-0.4
-0.2
3.6
-0.0
44
SP
7
1912-1921
2.9
-2.8
0.3
5.5
-0.1
45
SP
3
1917-1924
2.8
-0.8
-0.2
3.7
-0.0
46
SP
6
1916-1921
2.5
-0.2
-0.4
3.2
-0.0
47
SP
8
1919-1928
2.1
-1.0
0.2
2.9
-0.0
48
SP
14
1919-1935
2.0
1.7
-0.7
1.4
-0.3
49
SP
12
1916-1934
1.8
-2.3
-0.1
4.2
-0.0
50
SP
11
1909-1920
1.8
-1.5
-0.5
3.9
-0.0
51
SP
2
1915-1921
1.6
-0.0
-0.1
1.6
-0.0
52
SP
12
1917-1937
1.5
-1.6
-0.1
3.2
-0.0
53
SP
3
1919-1922
1.3
-0.3
-0.1
1.8
-0.0
54
SP
10
1910-1921
1.2
1.2
-1.3
1.6
-0.4
55
SP
7
1912-1919
0.9
-0.1
0.2
0.9
-0.1
56
SP
5
1913-1920
0.9
-0.5
-0.1
1.6
-0.0
57
SP
4
1918-1922
0.9
-0.5
-0.0
1.4
-0.0
58
SP
5
1917-1925
0.9
-0.4
-0.0
1.3
-0.0
59
SP
5
1911-1925
0.6
2.2
-0.3
-1.0
-0.2
60
SP
4
1915-1920
0.6
-0.1
-0.1
0.8
-0.0
61
SP
7
1919-1925
0.5
-1.7
-0.2
2.4
-0.0
62
SP
6
1912-1922
0.4
-1.0
0.1
1.6
-0.2
63
SP
1
1919
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
64
SP
5
1915-1919
0.3
-0.2
-0.2
0.7
-0.0
65
SP
2
1912-1919
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
66
SP
4
1917-1924
0.2
-2.0
-0.2
2.5
-0.1
67
SP
8
1912-1920
0.2
-0.4
-0.1
0.6
-0.0
68
SP
4
1919-1925
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.1
-0.1
69
SP
2
1919-1923
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
70
SP
2
1918-1919
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
71
SP
2
1916-1924
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.0
72
SP
5
1910-1923
-0.6
-0.8
-1.0
1.5
-0.2
73
SP
2
1916-1919
-1.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.9
0.0
74
SP
2
1918-1924
-1.1
0.3
-0.1
-1.3
-0.0
75
SP
6
1910-1919
-1.3
-0.2
-0.0
-1.1
-0.0
76
SP
3
1915-1919
-1.6
-0.5
0.0
-1.1
-0.0
77
SP
2
1916-1920
-1.6
-0.6
0.1
-1.1
-0.0
78
SP
3
1917-1920
-2.0
-0.2
0.0
-1.8
0.0
79
SP
8
1910-1921
-3.8
-1.0
-0.5
-2.3
-0.1

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