Bill Evans - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Bill Evans



William Demont Evans Jr.
(Happy; Gray Ghost; Hawk)

Born: March 30, 1899 in Louisville, KY
Died: August 23, 1986 in Los Angeles, CA
          (87 years old)

Bats: B
Throws: R
Ht: 6'0"
Wt: 160
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Notes:


• College: Livingstone College (Salisbury, NC)
• Buried: Paradise Memorial Park Cemetery (Santa Fe Springs, CA)


Fielding
Glossary
Center Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
DM
NNL
27
24
24
200.0
47
5
2
0
.963
.962
2.34
2.43
-0.5
-2.7
-1.6
1.1
ABC
NNL
27
7
26
216.2
62
2
3
0
.955
.962
2.66
2.43
3.7
17.2
4.7
-1.0
CHT
NNL
28
26
HG
EAS
31
11
10
91.0
25
4
0
1
1.000
.965
2.87
2.54
5.0
54.4
3.4
1.5
HG
IND
32
6
6
46.0
14
1
1
0
.938
.974
2.93
2.31
2.6
55.8
2.2
0.4
HG
EWL
33
13
13
114.1
39
2
0
1
1.000
.964
3.23
2.35
7.2
63.0
7.0
0.2
WAP
EWL
33
19
19
159.1
38
3
0
1
1.000
.964
2.32
2.35
-2.6
-16.2
-3.0
0.4
HG
NN2
34
4
36.0
7
0
0
0
1.000
.957
1.75
2.25
-1.1
-31.1
-0.9
-0.2
6
5
110
98
863.1
232
17
6
3
.976
.963
2.60
2.40
14.2
16.5
11.8
2.4


Glossary
Shortstop
Team Lg Lg Lg
CHT
NNL
28
2
BRG
EAS
29
7
59.0
16
19
4
5
.897
.935
5.34
5.66
-2.5
-42.2
-2.5
BRG
IND
30
4
4
30.0
1
13
4
0
.778
.808
4.20
4.20
HG
IND
32
30
29
260.0
81
64
9
9
.942
.942
5.02
5.10
-10.6
-40.8
-10.6
WAP
EWL
33
4
4
31.0
10
12
0
3
1.000
.923
6.39
5.07
1.2
39.5
1.2
HG
NN2
34
5
45.0
14
17
3
2
.912
.912
6.20
4.91
1.8
39.7
1.8
6
4
52
37
425.0
122
125
20
19
.925
.927
5.23
5.09
-10.1
-25.5
-10.1


Glossary
Right Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
CAG
NNL
25
5
5
45.0
5
1
0
1
1.000
.964
1.20
1.67
-1.3
-28.4
-1.5
0.2
BRG
EAS
29
1
9.0
4
0
0
0
1.000
.980
4.00
1.64
1.2
129.4
1.2
-0.1
HG
EAS
31
39
39
326.0
58
5
3
0
.955
.958
1.74
1.97
1.8
5.4
2.8
-1.0
HG
EWL
33
1
1
8.0
4
0
0
0
1.000
.954
4.50
1.76
1.5
187.1
1.6
-0.1
HG
NN2
34
1
8.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.962
3.38
1.77
0.9
116.6
1.0
-0.1
5
3
47
45
396.0
74
6
3
1
.964
.959
1.82
1.92
4.1
10.3
5.1
-1.0


Glossary
Second Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
HG
EAS
31
3
2
24.0
6
13
0
1
1.000
.954
7.13
5.96
2.5
105.5
2.5
HG
IND
32
6
6
50.0
9
13
1
4
.957
.933
3.96
5.37
-2.6
-51.8
-2.6
HG
EWL
33
1
1
6.0
3
2
0
0
1.000
.957
7.50
5.68
0.0
-0.1
0.0
WAP
EWL
33
7
6
51.0
14
13
0
1
1.000
.957
4.76
5.68
-3.1
-60.2
-3.1
HG
NN2
34
1
9.0
5
2
0
0
1.000
.932
7.00
5.15
-0.8
-86.3
-0.8
4
2
18
15
140.0
37
43
1
6
.988
.946
5.14
5.58
-3.9
-27.9
-3.9


Glossary
Third Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
HG
EWL
33
10
10
87.2
17
10
2
1
.931
.917
2.77
2.76
-2.8
-32.3
-2.8
HG
NN2
34
4
31.0
5
6
0
0
1.000
.928
3.19
2.67
0.5
15.9
0.5
2
1
14
10
118.2
22
16
2
1
.950
.920
2.88
2.74
-2.3
-19.7
-2.3


Glossary
Left Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
CAG
NNL
25
2
2
11.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.954
1.64
1.65
0.0
-0.5
0.1
-0.1
ABC
NNL
27
3
2
22.0
5
0
0
0
1.000
.950
2.05
1.65
0.5
24.6
0.7
-0.2
CHT
NNL
28
1
BRG
EAS
29
1
9.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.962
2.00
2.01
-0.3
-37.6
-0.3
0.0
BRG
IND
30
1
1
10.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.842
1.80
1.60
HG
EAS
31
2
2
14.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.966
0.64
1.86
-0.9
-60.9
-0.8
-0.1
HG
EWL
33
1
1
9.0
2
1
0
0
1.000
.946
3.00
1.72
0.8
91.6
0.3
0.6
WAP
EWL
33
1
1
10.0
2
6
0
0
1.000
.946
7.20
1.72
3.8
376.8
0.1
3.7
PC
NN2
38
2
2
18.0
4
0
1
0
.800
.944
2.00
1.64
0.2
12.3
0.3
-0.1
8
7
14
11
103.0
20
7
1
0
.964
.942
2.36
1.72
4.2
44.7
0.4
3.8


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
Team Lg
CAG
NNL
25
1
HG
IND
32
1
WAP
EWL
33
1
3
3
3


Glossary
Pinch Runner
Team Lg
CHT
NNL
28
1
1
1
1



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