Johnny Wright - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Johnny Wright



John Richard Wright Jr.
(Needle Nose)
Also played as John Leftwich in 1945
Born: November 28, 1916 in New Orleans, LA
Died: May 4, 1990 in Jackson, MS
          (73 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 175
Biographical
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Notes:


• High School: John McDonogh HS (New Orleans, LA)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
NE
NN2
20
SP
2
1
.667
5
4
2
0
0
29.1
17
14
33
2
9
16
0
0
125
4.30
112
NE
NN2
21
SP
1
2
.333
6
4
1
0
0
34.1
21
17
26
1
21
16
1
1
145
4.46
110
TC/NE
22
SP
2
3
.400
5
4
1
0
0
24.1
14
11
29
8
9
0
4.07
104
TIC
NAL
23
SP
1
4
.200
5
5
5
0
0
43.0
13
8
35
5
19
1
2
1.67
226
HG
NN2
24
SP
4
0
1.000
7
3
3
2
0
36.2
14
12
28
11
21
5
0
2.95
136
HG
25
SP
4
3
.571
16
8
3
0
1
76.2
39
32
76
1
20
35
0
1
36
3.76
103
HG
26
SP
20
4
.833
35
26
17
5
1
212.0
62
55
189
1
52
118
1
3
872
2.33
191
HG
NN2
27
SP
1
0
1.000
3
2
1
0
0
14.1
11
11
15
5
9
0
0
6.91
60
MULT
MULT
28
SP
4
2
.667
9
7
0
6
2
0
59.1
11
10
49
1
13
32
3
4
56
1.52
228
9
4
SP
39
19
.672
91
63
0
39
9
2
530.0
202
170
480
6
144
275
11
11
1234
2.89
144
162 Game Average
17
8
.672
40
28
0
17
4
1
234.0
89
75
212
5
64
121
5
5
976
2.89
144
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Negro Leagues
39
19
.672
90
62
0
38
9
2
525.0
202
170
477
6
143
271
11
11
1213
2.91
142
1
vs Major Leaguers
0
0
1
1
0
1
0
0
5.0
0
0
3
0
1
4
0
0
21
0.00
0
 
Team Lg Pos
4
Newark Eagles
SP
4
3
.571
13
9
4
0
0
74.2
42
34
67
3
33
36
1
1
270
4.10
118
2
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SP
2
7
.222
9
8
5
0
0
58.1
23
16
56
11
25
1
2
2.47
162
5
Homestead Grays
SP
33
9
.786
68
45
0
29
9
2
392.0
137
120
354
3
99
210
9
8
943
2.76
145
1
Negro All Stars
-
0
0
1
1
0
1
0
0
5.0
0
0
3
0
1
4
0
0
21
0.00
0



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
NE
NN2
20
SP
29.1
1.43
1.43
12.8%
12.0%
7.2%
8.1%
1.78
1.48
1.6%
1.3%
NE
NN2
21
SP
34.1
1.37
1.46
11.0%
11.1%
14.5%
9.1%
0.76
1.23
0.7%
1.5%
TC/NE
22
SP
24.1
1.52
1.38
8.3%
11.2%
7.4%
8.0%
1.13
1.45
TIC
NAL
23
SP
43.0
0.93
1.33
11.4%
14.2%
3.0%
8.1%
3.80
1.76
HG
NN2
24
SP
36.2
1.06
1.36
14.4%
10.2%
7.5%
7.8%
1.91
1.31
HG
25
SP
76.2
1.25
1.33
10.8%
15.7%
6.2%
8.3%
1.75
1.48
0.3%
HG
26
SP
212.0
1.14
1.47
13.5%
12.9%
6.0%
11.0%
2.27
1.24
0.1%
0.4%
HG
NN2
27
SP
14.1
1.40
1.40
14.5%
10.1%
8.1%
7.3%
1.80
1.38
MULT
MULT
28
SP
59.1
1.04
1.31
13.2%
12.3%
5.4%
8.2%
2.46
1.58
0.4%
9
4
SP
530.0
1.18
1.41
12.6%
12.3%
6.6%
9.0%
1.91
1.39
0.5%
0.8%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
9
Negro Leagues
525.0
1.18
1.41
12.5%
12.3%
6.6%
9.0%
1.90
1.38
0.5%
0.8%
1
vs Major Leaguers
5.0
0.80
1.07
19.0%
12.7%
4.8%
8.6%
4.00
1.47
0.0%
0.0%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
4
Newark Eagles
SP
74.2
1.34
1.44
11.5%
11.4%
10.5%
8.5%
1.09
1.35
1.1%
1.4%
2
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SP
58.1
1.15
1.34
10.5%
13.8%
4.6%
8.2%
2.27
1.70
5
Homestead Grays
SP
392.0
1.16
1.41
13.0%
12.2%
6.1%
9.2%
2.12
1.35
0.3%
0.7%
1
Negro All Stars
-
5.0
0.80
1.07
19.0%
12.7%
4.8%
8.6%
4.00
1.47
0.0%
0.0%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
NE
NN2
20
SP
5
125
115
17
33
6
2
2
7
9
16
0
1
2
.287
.339
.426
.765
NE
NN2
21
SP
6
145
117
21
26
5
1
1
1
21
16
1
6
5
.222
.345
.308
.653
TC/NE
22
SP
5
14
29
8
9
0
TIC
NAL
23
SP
5
13
35
5
19
2
HG
NN2
24
SP
7
14
28
11
21
0
HG
25
SP
16
36
33
39
76
1
1
1
3
20
35
1
1
0
2.303
1.796
2.485
4.281
HG
26
SP
35
872
807
62
189
20
8
1
9
52
118
3
9
.234
.283
.283
.566
HG
NN2
27
SP
3
11
15
5
9
0
MULT
MULT
28
SP
9
56
52
11
49
4
0
1
1
13
32
4
0
0
.942
.957
1.077
2.033
9
4
SP
91
1234
1124
202
480
36
12
6
21
144
275
11
17
7
.240
.298
.310
.607
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Negro Leagues
90
1213
1104
202
477
35
12
6
21
143
271
11
17
7
.242
.300
.312
.611
1
vs Major Leaguers
1
21
20
0
3
1
0
0
0
1
4
0
0
0
.150
.190
.200
.390
 
Team Lg Pos
4
Newark Eagles
SP
13
270
232
42
67
11
3
3
8
33
36
1
7
7
.254
.342
.366
.709
2
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SP
9
23
56
11
25
2
.000
.000
.000
.000
5
Homestead Grays
SP
68
943
872
137
354
24
9
3
13
99
210
8
10
0
.239
.288
.297
.585
1
Negro All Stars
-
1
21
20
0
3
1
0
0
0
1
4
0
0
0
.150
.190
.200
.390

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