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
48.7
18.4
1.4
29.7
-0.8
2
SP
25
1907-1932
48.5
4.2
0.3
44.2
-0.1
3
SP
19
1908-1925
47.8
1.9
0.5
44.9
0.4
4
SP
22
1911-1936
38.8
0.1
-0.4
39.2
-0.1
5
SP
19
1907-1926
37.8
13.4
-5.0
31.1
-1.8
6
SP
11
1915-1925
34.1
-1.1
-0.2
35.4
-0.0
7
SP
23
1919-1941
26.0
-2.9
-0.3
29.2
-0.0
8
SP
18
1900-1919
23.7
11.3
0.9
12.6
-1.1
9
SP
14
1919-1932
23.7
-0.4
0.0
24.0
-0.0
10
SP
10
1912-1928
22.8
1.7
-0.5
21.6
0.0
11
SP
13
1910-1922
22.0
-0.7
-1.5
24.5
-0.3
12
SP
7
1919-1925
20.1
-1.4
-0.0
21.6
-0.0
13
SP
18
1917-1934
15.2
2.2
-0.4
13.7
-0.2
14
SP
6
1913-1921
15.2
1.1
-0.4
14.5
-0.1
15
SP
8
1914-1924
15.1
-0.5
-0.0
15.6
-0.0
16
SP
9
1916-1925
14.2
-0.7
0.0
14.9
-0.0
17
SP
17
1903-1921
12.9
0.6
0.3
12.2
-0.2
18
SP
16
1910-1925
12.0
1.1
0.1
10.9
-0.0
19
SP
18
1918-1939
11.9
0.1
-0.1
12.8
-0.9
20
SP
12
1916-1932
11.7
4.0
0.4
8.1
-0.8
21
SP
13
1919-1934
11.3
5.8
-1.5
7.4
-0.4
22
SP
14
1919-1932
11.1
0.3
-0.2
10.9
-0.0
23
SP
14
1913-1928
10.9
-0.8
0.9
11.3
-0.6
24
SP
17
1909-1932
10.2
-2.8
-0.0
13.1
-0.0
25
SP
15
1908-1923
10.2
-1.2
-0.5
11.9
-0.0
26
SP
11
1908-1923
9.9
-3.1
0.3
12.7
-0.1
27
SP
9
1916-1924
9.7
-1.4
-0.1
11.2
-0.0
28
SP
13
1919-1936
9.3
3.0
-0.0
6.7
-0.4
29
SP
12
1910-1921
8.8
-1.1
0.1
9.8
-0.0
30
SP
16
1919-1935
8.6
4.9
0.3
4.1
-0.7
31
SP
6
1919-1924
8.1
0.8
-1.1
8.6
-0.2
32
SP
10
1914-1924
7.8
0.6
-0.1
7.4
-0.0
33
SP
8
1914-1928
7.7
-0.0
-0.2
7.9
-0.0
34
SP
11
1913-1924
7.3
-0.3
0.1
7.5
-0.0
35
SP
25
1917-1944
6.3
2.3
-0.5
4.4
0.1
36
SP
8
1917-1930
6.0
0.3
-0.0
5.8
-0.0
37
SP
17
1910-1931
5.4
-1.3
-0.4
7.1
-0.1
38
SP
17
1906-1925
5.3
3.4
-0.6
2.6
-0.2
39
SP
11
1907-1920
4.8
-0.6
-0.0
5.5
-0.0
40
SP
4
1916-1928
4.5
0.6
-0.2
4.2
-0.0
41
SP
13
1912-1930
4.4
1.2
-4.4
8.1
-0.5
42
SP
6
1916-1921
3.8
0.7
-0.4
3.5
-0.0
43
SP
2
1919-1919
3.7
0.1
-0.1
3.7
-0.0
44
SP
4
1917-1924
3.6
-1.4
-0.3
5.5
-0.1
45
SP
3
1917-1924
3.5
-0.3
-0.2
4.0
-0.0
46
SP
7
1912-1921
3.3
-1.4
0.2
4.6
-0.1
47
SP
8
1919-1928
3.2
0.1
0.2
2.9
-0.0
48
SP
11
1909-1920
2.9
-0.5
-0.5
4.0
-0.0
49
SP
9
1911-1921
2.6
-0.7
-0.0
3.3
-0.0
50
SP
7
1919-1925
2.3
-0.3
-0.2
2.8
-0.0
51
SP
9
1917-1928
2.0
2.2
-0.3
0.8
-0.7
52
SP
4
1918-1922
1.5
-0.2
-0.0
1.7
-0.0
53
SP
2
1915-1921
1.4
0.2
-0.1
1.3
-0.0
54
SP
5
1913-1920
1.4
-0.1
-0.1
1.7
-0.0
55
SP
4
1915-1920
1.3
0.1
0.0
1.3
-0.0
56
SP
6
1917-1925
1.2
-0.1
-0.1
1.4
-0.0
57
SP
7
1912-1919
1.1
0.1
0.2
0.9
-0.1
58
SP
8
1912-1920
1.1
0.6
-0.1
0.6
-0.0
59
SP
14
1916-1934
0.8
-1.1
-0.1
2.0
-0.0
60
SP
5
1915-1919
0.6
-0.2
-0.1
0.9
-0.0
61
SP
1
1919
0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.6
0.0
62
SP
3
1919-1922
0.4
-0.1
-0.1
0.6
-0.0
63
SP
2
1912-1919
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
64
SP
5
1910-1923
0.3
0.2
-1.0
1.4
-0.3
65
SP
5
1911-1925
0.3
2.1
-0.3
-1.3
-0.2
66
SP
2
1918-1919
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
67
SP
4
1919-1925
-0.0
0.2
0.0
-0.1
-0.1
68
SP
2
1916-1924
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
-0.0
69
SP
2
1919-1923
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
70
SP
6
1912-1922
-0.2
-0.8
-0.4
1.2
-0.2
71
SP
6
1910-1919
-0.6
-0.1
-0.0
-0.5
-0.0
72
SP
2
1916-1920
-0.6
-0.0
0.1
-0.7
-0.0
73
SP
3
1919-1922
-0.9
-0.3
-0.0
-0.5
-0.0
74
SP
2
1916-1919
-1.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.9
0.0
75
SP
2
1918-1924
-1.2
0.6
-0.1
-1.6
-0.0
76
SP
3
1915-1919
-1.4
-0.4
0.0
-1.0
-0.0
77
SP
5
1914-1920
-1.5
-0.4
-0.1
-1.0
-0.0
78
SP
15
1917-1937
-1.5
-0.7
-0.1
-0.8
-0.0
79
SP
3
1917-1920
-1.9
-0.0
0.0
-1.9
0.0
80
SP
8
1910-1921
-3.2
-0.7
-0.5
-1.9
-0.1

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