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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Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
CIU
WES
18
SP
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
8.0
5
3
8
0
2
6
0
0
34
3.38
112
CAG
WES
19
SP
7
6
.538
20
12
9
3
1
122.0
52
30
74
0
45
61
1
1
491
2.21
143
CAG
WES
20
SP
12
3
.800
20
13
11
3
0
121.0
30
23
83
0
65
88
1
4
498
1.71
170
CAG
WES
21
SP
2
4
.333
8
7
4
0
0
64.0
26
16
49
0
23
28
0
1
260
2.25
104
RP
FHL
22
SP
5
0
1.000
7
3
3
1
0
42.0
7
5
23
0
14
28
0
0
167
1.07
196
CAG
WES
22
SP
9
2
.818
15
7
7
0
2
86.1
32
23
68
1
36
39
0
3
361
2.40
175
23
SP
10
2
.833
15
9
8
2
2
98.0
29
18
74
2
46
57
0
0
397
1.65
199
HIL
24
SP
5
3
.625
8
6
6
1
0
65.1
15
8
45
0
18
35
0
0
257
1.10
163
HIL
EAS
25
SP
9
5
.643
16
14
12
1
0
122.1
51
35
109
3
23
57
0
2
493
2.57
176
CAG
NNL
26
SP
12
8
.600
24
15
10
0
0
141.1
96
74
156
2
69
62
1
1
643
4.71
84
CAG
NNL
28
SP
1
2
.333
4
3
1
0
0
15.2
21
17
29
10
4
0
0
9.77
32
10
5
SP
72
36
.667
138
90
72
11
5
886.0
364
252
718
8
351
465
3
12
3601
2.56
132
162 Game Average
21
11
.667
41
27
21
3
1
264.1
109
75
214
2
105
139
1
4
1108
2.56
132
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Negro Leagues
72
35
.673
137
89
71
11
5
877.0
359
250
710
8
346
461
3
12
3561
2.57
133
1
vs Major Leagues
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
5
2
8
0
5
4
0
0
40
2.00
81
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Chicago Union Giants
RP
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
8.0
5
3
8
0
2
6
0
0
34
3.38
112
7
Chicago American Giants
SP
53
27
.663
105
66
50
8
4
645.1
285
200
530
5
293
338
3
10
2637
2.79
122
1
Royal Poinciana Hotel
RP
5
0
1.000
7
3
3
1
0
42.0
7
5
23
0
14
28
0
0
167
1.07
196
1
Bacharach Giants
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
3.0
1
1
3
0
1
1
0
0
13
3.00
120
2
Hilldale Club
SP
14
8
.636
24
20
18
2
0
187.2
66
43
154
3
41
92
0
2
750
2.06
170



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
CIU
WES
18
SP
8.0
1.25
1.31
17.6%
11.7%
5.9%
7.5%
3.00
1.55
0.0%
0.9%
CAG
WES
19
SP
122.0
0.98
1.21
12.4%
13.2%
9.2%
8.2%
1.36
1.60
0.0%
0.8%
CAG
WES
20
SP
121.0
1.22
1.21
17.7%
13.0%
13.1%
9.2%
1.35
1.42
0.0%
0.4%
CAG
WES
21
SP
64.0
1.13
1.11
10.8%
11.8%
8.8%
8.1%
1.22
1.46
0.0%
0.2%
RP
FHL
22
SP
42.0
0.88
1.02
16.8%
17.9%
8.4%
8.8%
2.00
2.04
0.0%
0.0%
CAG
WES
22
SP
86.1
1.20
1.41
10.8%
8.4%
10.0%
10.1%
1.08
0.83
0.3%
0.4%
23
SP
98.0
1.22
1.30
14.4%
11.2%
11.6%
9.3%
1.24
1.19
0.5%
0.6%
HIL
24
SP
65.1
0.96
0.98
13.6%
14.8%
7.0%
6.9%
1.94
2.03
0.0%
0.2%
HIL
EAS
25
SP
122.1
1.08
1.40
11.6%
12.6%
4.7%
8.5%
2.48
1.49
0.6%
1.2%
CAG
NNL
26
SP
141.1
1.59
1.30
9.6%
11.6%
10.7%
7.3%
0.90
1.59
0.3%
1.1%
CAG
NNL
28
SP
15.2
2.49
1.16
4.7%
11.3%
11.8%
6.9%
0.40
1.64
10
5
SP
886.0
1.21
1.25
12.6%
12.2%
9.5%
8.4%
1.32
1.48
0.2%
0.7%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
10
Negro Leagues
877.0
1.20
1.25
12.6%
12.2%
9.5%
8.4%
1.33
1.47
0.2%
0.7%
1
vs Major Leagues
9.0
1.44
1.03
10.0%
16.3%
12.5%
7.0%
0.80
2.32
0.0%
0.3%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Chicago Union Giants
RP
8.0
1.25
1.31
17.6%
11.7%
5.9%
7.5%
3.00
1.55
0.0%
0.9%
7
Chicago American Giants
SP
645.1
1.28
1.26
12.4%
11.6%
10.8%
8.5%
1.15
1.39
0.2%
0.7%
1
Royal Poinciana Hotel
RP
42.0
0.88
1.02
16.8%
17.9%
8.4%
8.8%
2.00
2.04
0.0%
0.0%
1
Bacharach Giants
RP
3.0
1.33
1.37
7.7%
11.4%
7.7%
9.3%
1.00
1.23
0.0%
0.3%
2
Hilldale Club
SP
187.2
1.04
1.25
12.3%
13.0%
5.5%
7.9%
2.24
1.68
0.4%
0.8%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
CAG
NNL
26
SP
24
643
543
96
156
20
10
2
16
69
62
1
30
16
.287
.369
.372
.741
HIL
EAS
25
SP
16
493
455
51
109
14
1
3
12
23
57
2
13
8
.240
.279
.295
.574
CAG
WES
22
SP
15
361
314
32
68
5
6
1
11
36
39
3
8
7
.217
.303
.280
.583
CIU
WES
18
SP
1
34
31
5
8
2
0
0
8
2
6
0
1
0
.258
.303
.323
.626
CAG
WES
19
SP
20
491
429
52
74
6
2
0
8
45
61
1
16
6
.172
.253
.196
.448
23
SP
15
397
339
29
74
7
2
2
6
46
57
0
12
15
.218
.312
.268
.580
CAG
WES
20
SP
20
498
417
30
83
12
2
0
3
65
88
4
12
10
.199
.313
.237
.550
RP
FHL
22
SP
7
167
147
7
23
1
5
0
3
14
28
0
6
1
.156
.230
.231
.461
CAG
WES
21
SP
8
260
227
26
49
6
7
0
1
23
28
1
9
8
.216
.291
.304
.595
HIL
24
SP
8
257
230
15
45
2
0
0
0
18
35
0
9
4
.196
.254
.204
.458
CAG
NNL
28
SP
4
21
29
10
4
0
10
5
SP
138
3601
3132
364
718
75
35
8
68
351
465
12
116
75
.220
.299
.274
.573
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Negro Leagues
137
3561
3099
359
710
74
35
8
68
346
461
12
114
74
.220
.299
.274
.572
1
vs Major Leagues
1
40
33
5
8
1
0
0
0
5
4
0
2
1
.242
.342
.273
.615
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Chicago Union Giants
RP
1
34
31
5
8
2
0
0
8
2
6
0
1
0
.258
.303
.323
.626
7
Chicago American Giants
SP
105
2637
2257
285
530
56
29
5
45
293
338
10
87
62
.222
.311
.279
.591
1
Royal Poinciana Hotel
RP
7
167
147
7
23
1
5
0
3
14
28
0
6
1
.156
.230
.231
.461
1
Bacharach Giants
RP
1
13
12
1
3
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
.250
.308
.250
.558
2
Hilldale Club
SP
24
750
685
66
154
16
1
3
12
41
92
2
22
12
.225
.271
.264
.535

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