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
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Notes:


• High School: John McDonogh HS (New Orleans, LA)
• Buried: Providence Memorial Park (Metairie, LA)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Teams
Team Lg Pos
NN2
20
SP
2
36
22
2
.621
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
NN2
21
SP
5
23
23
0
.500
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
NN2
22
SP
2
37
21
1
.638
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
NN2
22
SP
6
4
5
1
.444
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH)
NAL
22
SP
4
8
11
1
.421
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH)
NAL
23
SP
7
6
19
0
.240
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH), Perry Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
NN2
24
SP
1
51
24
2
.680
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NN2
25
SP
1
64
23
3
.736
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
WS
25
RP
2
0
4
0
.000
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NN2
26
SP
1
78
23
1
.772
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
WS
26
SP
1
4
3
1
.571
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC)
EWA
26
RP
2
0
1
0
.000
No Home Ballpark
NN2
27
SP
1
63
29
3
.685
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NN2
28
SP
1
47
25
3
.653
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NN2
28
RP
3
27
25
0
.519
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
WS
28
SP
2
0
4
0
.000
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NvM
28
SP
2
0
4
1
.000
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
NN2
30
SP
2
55
41
4
.573
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
EWA
30
RP
2
0
2
0
.000
Polo Grounds (New York, NY)
10
5
SP
503
309
23
.619
5
2
 
Team Lg Pos
4
Newark Eagles
SP
123
91
3
.575
0
0
2
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SP
18
35
2
.340
0
0
6
Homestead Grays
SP
362
176
17
.673
5
2
2
East All Stars
-
0
3
0
.000
0
0
1
Negro All Stars
-
0
4
1
.000
0
0

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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