Jimmy Wilkes - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Jimmy Wilkes



James Eugene Wilkes
(Seabiscuit; Chip)

Born: October 1, 1925 in Philadelphia, PA
Died: August 11, 2008 in Brantford, Canada
          (82 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 5'6"
Wt: 150
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Notes:


• High School: John Bartram HS (Philadelphia, PA)
• Buried: Cremated
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
NE
NN2
19
CF
11
37
33
8
10
1
0
0
2
1
3
0
1
.303
.361
.333
.694
94
NE
20
CF
60
261
231
38
60
7
2
1
29
2
26
1
3
.260
.337
.320
.658
86
NE
NN2
21
CF
50
205
173
31
32
4
1
1
11
2
30
1
1
.185
.309
.237
.546
50
22
CF
55
233
203
34
53
7
6
2
19
4
0
28
0
0
1
1
0
0
.261
.353
.384
.738
113
4
2
CF
176
736
640
111
155
19
9
4
61
9
0
87
0
0
3
6
0
0
.242
.336
.319
.654
85
162 Game Average
677
589
102
143
17
8
4
56
12
0
80
0
0
3
6
0
0
.242
.336
.319
.654
85
 
Team Lg Pos
4
Newark Eagles
CF
175
736
640
111
155
19
9
4
61
9
87
3
6
.242
.336
.319
.654
85
1
East All Stars
-
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NE
NN2
37
.332
.340
8.1%
8.8%
0.0%
342.50
0.0%
0.8%
.030
.092
NE
261
.320
.337
10.0%
8.6%
0.4%
1.0%
.061
.092
NE
NN2
205
.281
.344
14.6%
9.0%
0.5%
1.0%
.052
.104
233
.353
.328
12.0%
0.0%
8.7%
0.9%
0.8%
.123
.096
4
2
736
.320
.336
11.8%
8.7%
0.0%
0.0%
342.50
0.5%
0.9%
.077
.097
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
4
Newark Eagles
736
.320
.336
11.8%
8.7%
0.5%
0.9%
.077
.097
1
East All Stars
0
.000
0.0%
0.0%
0.00
0.0%
.000

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

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