Willard Brown - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Willard Brown



Willard Jessie Brown
(Sonny)

Born: June 26, 1915 in Shreveport, LA
Died: August 4, 1996 in Houston, TX
          (81 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 200
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006
• Buried: Houston National Cemetery (Houston, TX)
• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
KCM
IND
20
SS
13
52
47
8
16
3
0
5
13
2
5
0
0
.340
.404
.723
1.127
218
21
SS
12
50
48
11
18
1
2
1
10
3
1
0
0
1
0
0
.375
.388
.542
.929
151
MULT
22
LF
65
272
250
57
92
13
10
11
65
12
0
20
0
0
1
1
0
1
.368
.417
.632
1.049
191
KCM
NAL
23
CF
47
191
180
34
62
16
4
7
48
20
11
0
0
.344
.382
.594
.977
182
KCM
24
LF
47
193
184
37
67
16
8
3
45
8
9
0
.364
.394
.587
.981
183
25
CF
72
312
301
49
104
18
4
8
61
13
10
15
0
1
.346
.367
.512
.878
127
KCM
26
CF
34
145
132
28
42
6
4
5
29
9
13
0
0
.318
.379
.538
.917
187
MULT
27
CF
41
178
165
32
58
8
3
5
30
3
0
12
1
0
0
1
0
0
.352
.395
.527
.923
189
MULT
MULT
28
CF
55
222
204
35
70
14
2
7
31
5
17
0
0
1
0
0
.343
.394
.534
.928
197
KCM
NAL
29
RF
3
10
9
2
3
0
0
0
1
1
1
0
0
.333
.400
.333
.733
132
KCM
31
CF
45
182
174
34
55
12
6
5
37
6
7
0
1
.316
.343
.540
.883
155
KCM
NAL
32
CF
48
217
199
42
75
22
7
6
64
12
16
1
1
.377
.426
.648
1.074
185
MULT
33
CF
55
233
209
48
83
26
2
8
59
9
0
23
0
0
1
0
0
0
.397
.459
.656
1.115
199
13
4
CF
537
2257
2102
417
745
155
52
71
493
103
0
145
16
0
3
7
0
1
.354
.397
.579
.976
177
162 Game Average
681
634
126
225
47
16
21
149
33
0
44
34
0
1
2
0
23
.354
.397
.579
.976
177
 
Team Lg Pos
13
Negro Leagues
462
1930
1786
366
636
136
48
62
429
90
0
135
1
0
3
6
0
1
.356
.402
.590
.992
186
1
vs Latin Leagues
70
305
294
49
104
18
4
8
61
13
10
15
0
1
.354
.375
.524
.899
132
2
vs Major Leagues
5
22
22
2
5
1
0
1
3
0
0
0
0
.227
.227
.409
.636
90
 
Team Lg Pos
13
Kansas City Monarchs
CF
459
1925
1783
365
633
135
48
63
430
89
133
0
3
6
0
.355
.401
.591
.991
185
5
West All Stars
CF
7
23
22
2
6
1
0
0
2
1
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
1
.273
.304
.318
.623
149
1
La Junta de Nuevo Laredo I
CF
70
305
294
49
104
18
4
8
61
13
10
15
0
1
.354
.375
.524
.899
132
1
South All Stars
CF
1
4
3
1
2
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.667
.750
1.000
1.750
364



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
KCM
IND
52
.475
.307
9.6%
6.2%
9.6%
2.0%
.383
.124
50
.410
.341
2.0%
0.0%
7.2%
2.0%
0.5%
.167
.101
MULT
272
.462
.327
7.4%
0.0%
7.6%
4.0%
0.9%
.264
.112
KCM
NAL
191
.439
.320
5.8%
7.6%
3.7%
0.7%
.250
.096
KCM
193
.449
.322
4.7%
9.0%
1.6%
0.8%
.223
.097
312
.393
.352
3.2%
4.8%
9.4%
0.67
2.6%
1.2%
.166
.126
KCM
145
.428
.303
9.0%
8.1%
3.4%
0.4%
.220
.079
MULT
178
.426
.301
6.7%
0.6%
7.0%
12.00
2.8%
0.8%
.176
.079
MULT
MULT
222
.434
.299
7.7%
0.0%
6.8%
3.2%
0.5%
.191
.072
KCM
NAL
10
.363
.304
10.0%
6.8%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.070
KCM
182
.405
.331
3.8%
8.1%
2.7%
0.8%
.224
.085
KCM
NAL
217
.480
.355
7.4%
9.5%
2.8%
0.9%
.271
.105
MULT
233
.502
.348
9.9%
0.0%
9.0%
3.4%
1.0%
.258
.110
13
4
2257
.442
.328
6.4%
8.2%
4.9%
10.0%
0.69
0.94
3.1%
0.8%
.225
.099
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
13
Negro Leagues
1930
.450
.324
7.0%
8.0%
4.3%
8.3%
1.00
1.23
3.2%
0.8%
.234
.095
1
vs Latin Leagues
305
.402
.353
3.3%
9.4%
4.9%
10.2%
0.67
0.92
2.6%
1.2%
.170
.127
2
vs Major Leagues
22
.284
.297
0.0%
8.0%
4.5%
1.5%
.182
.107
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
13
Kansas City Monarchs
1925
.449
.325
6.9%
8.0%
3.3%
0.8%
.236
.095
5
West All Stars
23
.302
.240
4.3%
8.0%
4.3%
8.3%
1.00
1.23
0.0%
0.6%
.045
.051
1
La Junta de Nuevo Laredo I
305
.402
.353
3.3%
9.4%
4.9%
10.2%
0.67
0.92
2.6%
1.2%
.170
.127
1
South All Stars
4
.737
.341
25.0%
4.3%
0.0%
0.0%
.333
.105

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