John Beckwith - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

John Beckwith



John Christopher Beckwith
(Beck)


Born: January 10, 1900 in Louisville, KY
Died: January 4, 1956 - 55 years old

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 200
Biographical
Wikipedia BR Bullpen SABR Index SABR BioProject
Photos & Videos
Google Photos / + Baseball Yahoo Photos / + Baseball MLB.com YouTube

Notes:


• Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx, NY)
• Relatives: Stanley Beckwith (Brother)
• Visit Player Page


Wins Above Replacement


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
1
1927
1927
HBG
4.7
0.4
0.0
4.3
0.0
2
CF
1
1927
1927
HBG
4.5
4.6
0.4
-0.3
-0.1
3
RF
3
1925
1932
MULT
3.8
4.0
0.2
0.0
-0.4
4
SP
3
1925
1937
BBS/BRG
3.2
0.7
0.0
2.6
0.0
5
SP
1
1925
1925
BBS
3.2
-0.2
0.0
3.4
0.0
6
SP
1
1925
1925
BBS
2.7
0.3
0.0
2.4
0.0
7
LF
1
1927
1927
HBG
2.6
2.9
0.0
0.0
-0.3
8
1B
1
1925
1925
BBS
2.6
2.7
0.0
0.0
-0.1
9
2B
2
1925
1927
BBS/HBG
1.8
-1.4
2.8
0.0
0.4
10
3B
1
1927
1927
HBG
1.6
1.9
-0.6
0.0
0.3
11
SP
1
1927
1927
HBG
1.3
0.0
0.0
1.4
0.0
12
3B
3
1925
1937
MULT
1.0
0.7
0.2
0.0
0.2
13
SP
1
1925
1925
BBS
0.8
-0.3
0.0
1.0
0.0
14
RF
2
1925
1936
BRG/BBS
0.5
0.6
0.2
0.0
-0.3
15
SP
1
1937
1937
BRG
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
16
C
1
1925
1925
BBS
0.4
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
17
RP
1
1936
1936
BRG
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
18
CF
1
1936
1936
BRG
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
19
-
1
1936
1936
BRG
0.3
0.0
0.3
0.0
0.0
20
SP
2
1925
1927
BBS/HBG
0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.6
0.0
21
3B
2
1936
1937
BRG
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
22
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
23
SP
2
1927
1932
NWB/HBG
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
24
CF
3
1932
1937
BRG/NWB
0.2
0.0
0.4
-0.1
0.0
25
SS
1
1937
1937
BRG
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
26
-
1
1937
1937
BRG
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
27
CF
1
1925
1925
BBS
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
28
RF
1
1927
1927
HBG
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
29
2B
1
1936
1936
BRG
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
30
RF
1
1937
1937
BRG
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
31
LF
1
1937
1937
BRG
0.1
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
32
-
1
1927
1927
HBG
0.1
-0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
33
3B
1
1925
1925
BBS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
34
LF
1
1936
1936
BRG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
35
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
36
RP
1
1927
1927
HBG
0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
37
-
1
1927
1927
HBG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
38
C
2
1936
1937
BRG
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
39
-
1
1936
1936
BRG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
40
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
41
-
1
1927
1927
HBG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
42
LF
1
1925
1925
BBS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
43
SS
1
1925
1925
BBS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
44
CF
1
1925
1925
BBS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
45
-
1
1927
1927
HBG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
46
RP
1
1927
1927
HBG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
47
RP
1
1937
1937
BRG
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
48
RP
2
1936
1937
BRG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
49
-
1
1936
1936
BRG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
50
-
1
1936
1936
BRG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
51
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
52
-
2
1936
1937
BRG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
53
-
1
1937
1937
BRG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
54
-
1
1927
1927
HBG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
55
-
1
1936
1936
BRG
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
56
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
57
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
58
-
1
1927
1927
HBG
-0.2
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.1
59
LF
1
1927
1927
HBG
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
60
CF
1
1925
1925
BBS
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
61
-
1
1937
1937
BRG
-0.3
0.0
-0.3
0.0
0.0
62
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
63
-
1
1925
1925
BBS
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
64
1B
1
1927
1927
HBG
-0.3
0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.3
65
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
66
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
-0.4
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
67
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
-0.4
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
68
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
-0.5
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
69
C
1
1925
1925
BBS
-0.6
-0.8
0.0
0.1
0.1
70
-
1
1927
1927
HBG
-0.6
-1.4
0.6
0.0
0.1
71
-
1
1927
1927
HBG
-0.6
-0.1
0.0
-0.6
0.0
72
SS
2
1925
1927
BBS/HBG
-0.6
-0.5
-0.3
0.0
0.1
73
RF
1
1927
1927
HBG
-0.7
0.0
-0.1
-0.6
0.0
74
-
1
1925
1925
BBS
-0.7
0.0
0.0
-0.8
0.0
75
SP
1
1927
1927
HBG
-0.8
-0.2
0.0
-0.6
0.0
76
LF
1
1925
1925
BBS
-1.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.9
0.0

If you have any questions regarding Negro Leagues statistical or biographical data, please contact gary@seamheads.com..

All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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