Johnny Wright - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Johnny Wright



John Richard Wright Jr.
(Needle Nose)


Born: November 28, 1916 in New Orleans, LA
Died: May 4, 1990 in Jackson, MS
          (73 years old)

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Notes:


• 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
113
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
NE/TC
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
3
872
2.33
192
7
3
SP
34
17
.667
79
54
32
7
2
456.1
180
149
416
5
126
234
7
7
1178
2.94
147
162 Game Average
17
9
.667
40
28
16
4
1
233.1
92
76
213
4
64
120
8
4
977
2.94
147
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Newark Eagles
SP
4
3
.571
12
9
4
0
0
72.2
42
34
67
3
32
35
1
1
270
4.21
115
2
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SP
2
7
.222
9
8
5
0
0
58.1
23
16
56
11
25
1
2
2.47
162
3
Homestead Grays
SP
28
7
.800
58
37
23
7
2
325.1
115
99
293
2
83
174
5
4
908
2.74
153



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
NE
NN2
20
SP
29.1
1.43
1.45
12.8%
11.8%
7.2%
8.1%
1.78
1.45
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%
NE/TC
22
SP
24.1
1.52
1.38
8.3%
11.2%
7.4%
8.0%
1.13
1.44
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
1.48
13.5%
13.0%
6.0%
11.0%
2.27
1.24
0.1%
0.4%
7
3
SP
456.1
1.19
1.42
12.4%
12.3%
6.7%
9.1%
1.86
1.36
0.4%
0.8%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
3
Newark Eagles
SP
72.2
1.36
1.45
11.4%
11.3%
10.5%
8.5%
1.09
1.33
1.1%
1.4%
2
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SP
58.1
1.15
1.34
10.5%
13.8%
4.6%
8.2%
2.27
1.69
3
Homestead Grays
SP
325.1
1.16
1.43
13.0%
12.3%
6.2%
9.5%
2.10
1.31
0.2%
0.7%



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
NE/TC
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
52
118
3
9
.234
.283
.283
.566
7
3
SP
79
1178
1072
180
416
32
12
5
11
126
234
7
17
7
.242
.299
.308
.607
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Newark Eagles
SP
12
270
232
42
67
11
3
3
8
32
35
1
7
7
.254
.342
.366
.709
2
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SP
9
23
56
11
25
2
.000
.000
.000
.000
3
Homestead Grays
SP
58
908
840
115
293
21
9
2
3
83
174
4
10
0
.238
.287
.292
.578

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