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Lyman Bostock



Lyman Wesley Bostock


Born: March 11, 1918 in Birmingham, AL
Died: January 23, 2005 in Birmingham, AL
          (86 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: R
Ht: 6'0"
Wt: 187
Biographical
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Notes:


• Buried: Elmwood Cemetery (Birmingham, AL)
• Relatives: (Son)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
BBB
NAL
22
1B
20
78
74
9
18
1
1
0
9
0
4
0
.243
.282
.284
.566
75
23
1B
19
66
57
6
21
3
2
0
11
1
0
3
0
0
0
6
0
0
.368
.400
.491
.891
178
BBB
NAL
24
1B
8
30
26
2
8
2
1
0
3
0
4
0
.308
.400
.462
.862
165
BBB
NAL
28
1B
8
33
31
4
12
1
1
0
4
0
0
0
0
2
.387
.387
.484
.871
155
CAG
NAL
29
1B
21
85
76
10
25
4
1
0
11
0
8
0
1
.329
.393
.408
.801
114
NYC
NN2
30
RF
19
84
76
5
19
2
1
0
8
2
7
0
1
.250
.313
.303
.616
82
6
4
1B
95
376
340
36
103
13
7
0
46
3
0
26
0
0
0
10
0
0
.303
.352
.382
.735
118
162 Game Average
641
580
61
176
22
12
0
78
6
0
44
0
0
0
17
0
0
.303
.352
.382
.735
118
 
Team Lg Pos
4
Birmingham Black Barons
1B
54
205
186
20
58
7
5
0
26
1
11
0
0
8
.312
.350
.403
.753
133
1
West All Stars
-
1
2
2
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
262
1
Chicago American Giants
1B
21
85
76
10
25
4
1
0
11
0
8
0
1
.329
.393
.408
.801
114
1
New York Cubans
RF
19
84
76
5
19
2
1
0
8
2
7
0
1
.250
.313
.303
.616
82



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BBB
NAL
78
.279
.314
5.1%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.041
.073
66
.382
.304
4.5%
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.4%
.123
.080
BBB
NAL
30
.407
.308
13.3%
7.1%
0.0%
0.7%
.154
.078
BBB
NAL
33
.389
.330
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
0.5%
.097
.079
CAG
NAL
85
.382
.355
9.4%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.079
.105
NYC
NN2
84
.297
.321
8.3%
8.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.053
.093
6
4
376
.344
.324
6.9%
8.6%
0.0%
15.1%
0.18
0.0%
0.7%
.079
.087
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
4
Birmingham Black Barons
205
.347
.313
5.4%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.091
.077
1
West All Stars
2
.459
.255
0.0%
2.7%
0.0%
15.1%
0.18
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.100
1
Chicago American Giants
85
.382
.355
9.4%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.079
.105
1
New York Cubans
84
.297
.321
8.3%
8.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.053
.093

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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, 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