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)


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
3
1930
1932
HG
8.7
0.7
0.0
8.0
0.0
2
CF
1
1924
1924
CAG
5.7
3.1
2.8
0.0
-0.2
3
2B
2
1930
1931
HG
5.6
4.8
0.5
0.0
0.3
4
LF
1
1924
1924
CAG
5.1
5.1
0.4
0.0
-0.3
5
3B
2
1931
1932
HG
4.2
4.0
0.1
0.0
0.1
6
SP
4
1930
1933
HG
4.2
-0.1
-0.2
4.4
0.0
7
1B
3
1930
1937
HG/PC
3.9
3.5
0.9
0.0
-0.5
8
LF
5
1924
1933
HG/CAG
3.8
4.4
0.0
0.0
-0.6
9
C
2
1930
1931
HG
3.6
3.2
0.3
0.0
0.1
10
SP
3
1932
1937
PC/HG
3.6
1.5
-0.4
2.6
-0.1
11
SP
2
1924
1926
CAG/ABC
3.5
-0.3
0.1
3.7
0.0
12
3B
1
1924
1924
CAG
3.3
1.7
1.3
0.0
0.3
13
SP
2
1932
1933
HG
3.2
0.4
0.8
2.0
0.0
14
SP
2
1924
1931
CAG/HG
3.2
-0.5
0.0
3.7
0.0
15
SS
3
1930
1932
HG
3.1
0.8
1.7
0.0
0.6
16
2B
2
1924
1926
ABC/CAG
2.7
0.1
2.3
0.0
0.3
17
SP
1
1926
1926
ABC
2.5
-0.3
0.0
2.9
0.0
18
SS
3
1932
1937
HG/PC
2.5
0.8
1.3
0.0
0.4
19
SP
1
1932
1932
WAP
2.3
0.3
0.0
2.1
0.0
20
RF
1
1926
1926
ABC
2.3
1.0
1.5
0.0
-0.3
21
SP
2
1924
1926
ABC/CAG
2.3
-0.2
0.0
2.4
0.0
22
SS
1
1926
1926
ABC
2.2
2.3
-0.5
0.0
0.4
23
SP
1
1926
1926
ABC
2.2
0.4
0.0
1.7
0.0
24
SP
2
1932
1933
HG
2.1
0.0
-0.1
2.3
0.0
25
SP
1
1937
1937
PC
1.9
0.0
-0.1
2.0
0.0
26
SP
2
1932
1937
MULT
1.8
-0.3
0.3
1.8
-0.1
27
SS
2
1924
1926
ABC/CAG
1.8
1.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
28
SS
1
1927
1927
CHT
1.8
1.6
0.0
0.0
0.2
29
C
3
1929
1937
MULT
1.6
1.5
0.1
0.0
0.1
30
SP
1
1926
1926
ABC
1.6
0.5
0.0
1.1
0.0
31
1B
1
1932
1932
WAP
1.6
1.5
-0.2
0.3
-0.1
32
3B
1
1932
1932
WAP
1.6
1.2
0.4
0.0
0.1
33
SP
4
1930
1933
HG
1.5
0.0
0.0
1.5
0.0
34
1B
1
1926
1926
ABC
1.4
1.9
-0.2
-0.2
-0.1
35
C
1
1924
1924
CAG
1.3
1.5
-0.2
0.0
0.0
36
C
1
1932
1932
WAP/HG
1.3
0.7
0.5
0.1
0.1
37
3B
1
1930
1930
HG
1.3
0.3
0.8
0.0
0.1
38
C
1
1932
1932
WAP
1.2
1.2
-0.2
0.0
0.1
39
RF
1
1924
1924
CAG
1.2
1.0
0.3
0.0
-0.1
40
1B
1
1932
1932
HG
1.2
1.1
0.2
0.0
-0.1
41
SP
2
1926
1927
CHT/ABC
1.1
1.5
0.0
-0.3
-0.1
42
1B
1
1927
1927
CHT
1.1
1.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
43
SP
2
1924
1926
ABC/CAG
1.1
0.8
-0.7
1.3
-0.2
44
SP
1
1932
1932
HG
1.1
0.1
0.0
1.0
0.0
45
SP
1
1937
1937
PC
1.1
0.4
0.2
0.5
0.0
46
SP
2
1928
1929
BRG
1.0
0.0
0.0
1.0
0.0
47
SP
1
1930
1930
HG
1.0
-0.2
0.0
1.3
0.0
48
RF
3
1926
1929
MULT
1.0
1.4
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
49
2B
1
1933
1933
HG
1.0
0.3
0.6
0.0
0.0
50
RP
2
1928
1929
BRG
1.0
0.2
0.0
0.7
0.0
51
LF
2
1924
1927
CAG/CHT
0.9
0.6
0.3
0.0
-0.1
52
SP
1
1932
1932
WAP
0.8
0.2
-0.1
0.7
0.0
53
RP
1
1924
1924
CAG
0.8
0.1
0.0
0.8
0.0
54
RF
2
1929
1931
HG/BRG
0.8
1.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
55
2B
1
1932
1932
HG
0.8
0.3
0.4
0.0
0.1
56
C
1
1937
1937
PC
0.8
0.6
0.2
0.0
0.0
57
2B
1
1932
1932
WAP
0.8
1.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
58
SP
1
1932
1932
WAP
0.8
-0.2
-0.1
1.1
0.0
59
SP
1
1926
1926
DYM
0.7
0.1
0.0
0.7
0.0
60
CF
2
1932
1937
HG/PC
0.7
0.9
-0.1
0.0
0.0
61
LF
1
1926
1926
ABC
0.7
0.5
0.3
0.0
-0.1
62
SP
1
1937
1937
PC
0.7
-0.1
0.0
0.8
0.0
63
C
1
1924
1924
CAG
0.7
0.8
-0.2
0.0
0.1
64
RP
2
1930
1931
HG
0.6
-0.1
-0.4
1.2
0.0
65
LF
1
1932
1932
WAP
0.6
0.2
0.4
0.0
0.1
66
CF
1
1930
1930
HG
0.6
0.5
0.2
0.0
-0.1
67
RP
1
1926
1926
DYM
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
68
CF
1
1932
1932
WAP
0.5
0.7
-0.2
0.0
0.0
69
LF
1
1927
1927
CHT
0.5
0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.1
70
RP
1
1937
1937
PC
0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.6
0.0
71
SS
1
1932
1932
WAP
0.5
0.8
-0.5
0.0
0.2
72
1B
1
1937
1937
PC
0.5
0.7
-0.2
0.0
0.0
73
1B
1
1932
1932
WAP
0.4
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
74
SP
1
1933
1933
HG
0.4
0.3
0.0
0.2
0.0
75
SP
1
1931
1931
HG
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
76
LF
1
1931
1931
HG
0.4
0.1
0.3
0.0
0.0
77
SP
1
1926
1926
DYM
0.4
-0.2
-0.1
0.8
0.0
78
1B
1
1933
1933
HG
0.4
0.4
0.1
0.0
0.0
79
2B
1
1929
1929
BRG
0.4
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
80
3B
1
1926
1926
DYM
0.4
0.1
0.3
0.0
0.1
81
RP
1
1927
1927
CHT
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
82
RP
1
1928
1928
BRG
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
83
RF
1
1933
1933
HG
0.4
0.0
0.3
0.0
0.0
84
C
1
1933
1933
HG
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
85
1B
3
1931
1933
HG
0.3
0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.1
86
C
1
1930
1930
HG
0.3
0.0
0.3
0.0
0.1
87
2B
1
1928
1928
BRG
0.3
0.5
-0.2
0.0
0.0
88
SP
1
1932
1932
HG
0.3
0.0
0.1
0.2
0.0
89
RP
1
1929
1929
BRG
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
90
SS
1
1932
1932
HG
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
91
LF
1
1928
1928
BRG
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
92
2B
2
1932
1933
HG
0.3
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.1
93
RP
1
1932
1932
HG
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
94
RP
1
1932
1932
WAP
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
95
3B
1
1937
1937
PC
0.2
0.8
-0.6
0.0
0.0
96
SP
1
1928
1928
BRG
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
97
C
1
1932
1932
HG
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
98
2B
1
1926
1926
DYM
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
99
LF
2
1932
1937
WAP/PC
0.2
0.4
-0.2
0.0
0.0
100
LF
1
1937
1937
PC
0.2
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
101
SS
1
1932
1932
WAP
0.2
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
102
SP
1
1937
1937
PC
0.2
0.1
0.2
-0.2
0.0
103
3B
1
1927
1927
CHT
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
104
RF
1
1933
1933
HG
0.2
0.5
-0.3
0.0
0.0
105
CF
2
1931
1932
HG/WAP
0.2
0.7
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
106
3B
1
1932
1932
HG
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
107
CF
2
1928
1929
BRG
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
108
RF
1
1930
1930
HG
0.1
-0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
109
CF
1
1932
1932
HG
0.1
-0.2
0.3
0.0
0.0
110
2B
2
1932
1937
PC/HG
0.1
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
111
LF
1
1931
1931
HG
0.1
0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
112
RP
1
1926
1926
DYM
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
113
SP
1
1924
1924
CAG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
114
LF
1
1928
1928
BRG
0.1
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
115
2B
1
1927
1927
CHT
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
116
C
1
1933
1933
HG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
117
3B
1
1928
1928
BRG
0.1
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
118
SS
1
1924
1924
CAG
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
119
RP
1
1932
1932
WAP
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
120
C
1
1929
1929
BRG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
121
-
1
1937
1937
PC
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
122
-
1
1933
1933
HG
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
123
1B
1
1926
1926
DYM
0.0
-0.2
0.3
0.0
0.0
124
RF
1
1926
1926
DYM
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
125
1B
2
1928
1929
BRG
0.0
0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
126
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
127
C
1
1937
1937
PC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
128
1B
1
1927
1927
CHT
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
129
LF
1
1926
1926
DYM
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
130
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
131
C
2
1932
1933
HG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
132
-
1
1924
1924
CAG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
133
1B
1
1933
1933
HG
0.0
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
134
-
1
1929
1929
BRG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
135
LF
1
1937
1937
PC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
136
3B
1
1929
1929
BRG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
137
2B
1
1926
1926
DYM
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
138
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
139
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
140
RP
1
1926
1926
DYM
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
141
3B
1
1937
1937
PC
0.0
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
142
-
1
1937
1937
PC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
143
SS
1
1929
1929
BRG
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
144
1B
1
1926
1926
DYM
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
145
-
1
1932
1932
HG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
146
-
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
147
-
1
1932
1932
HG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
148
-
1
1926
1926
ABC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
149
3B
1
1927
1927
CHT
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
150
-
1
1933
1933
HG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
151
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
152
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
153
LF
2
1932
1937
HG/PC
-0.1
-0.5
0.5
0.0
-0.1
154
1B
1
1927
1927
CHT
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
155
1B
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.1
0.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
156
C
2
1932
1937
HG/PC
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
157
-
1
1933
1933
HG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
158
LF
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
159
RF
1
1932
1932
HG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
160
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
161
RP
2
1924
1927
CAG/CHT
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
162
-
1
1933
1933
HG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
163
C
2
1926
1927
CHT/ABC
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
164
RP
1
1928
1928
BRG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
165
SP
1
1932
1932
WAP
-0.1
0.2
0.0
-0.3
0.0
166
-
1
1932
1932
WAP
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
167
RF
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
168
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
169
-
1
1933
1933
HG
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
170
-
1
1932
1932
HG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
171
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
172
2B
2
1924
1926
CAG/DYM
-0.2
0.4
-0.7
0.0
0.1
173
-
1
1932
1932
WAP
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
174
RF
1
1924
1924
CAG
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
175
C
1
1932
1932
HG
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
176
3B
1
1932
1932
WAP
-0.2
0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
177
2B
1
1927
1927
CHT
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
178
-
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
179
CF
1
1927
1927
CHT
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
180
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.2
-0.4
0.2
0.0
0.0
181
C
3
1928
1931
HG/BRG
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
182
SP
2
1924
1926
CAG/DYM
-0.2
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
0.0
183
RF
2
1928
1929
BRG
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
184
CF
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.2
0.3
-0.5
0.0
0.0
185
C
2
1926
1932
WAP/ABC
-0.3
-0.6
0.1
0.0
0.2
186
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
187
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
188
LF
1
1928
1928
BRG
-0.3
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
189
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.3
-0.5
0.2
0.0
0.0
190
-
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
191
C
3
1924
1927
MULT
-0.3
-0.6
0.1
0.0
0.2
192
-
1
1933
1933
HG
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
193
SP
1
1927
1927
CHT
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
0.0
194
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
195
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
196
RP
1
1931
1931
HG
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
197
-
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
198
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.4
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
199
RF
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.4
0.1
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
200
C
1
1924
1924
CAG
-0.4
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
201
3B
1
1932
1932
WAP
-0.4
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
202
RP
1
1932
1932
WAP/HG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
203
1B
1
1924
1924
CAG
-0.4
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.1
204
-
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.4
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
205
3B
2
1928
1929
BRG
-0.4
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
206
-
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.4
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
207
-
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.4
0.0
0.1
-0.5
0.0
208
-
1
1932
1932
HG
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
209
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.5
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
210
3B
1
1927
1927
CHT
-0.5
-0.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
211
2B
1
1932
1932
WAP
-0.5
0.0
-0.7
0.0
0.1
212
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.6
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.1
213
-
1
1932
1932
WAP
-0.6
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
214
SP
2
1932
1937
PC/WAP
-0.6
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
215
3B
2
1933
1937
HG/PC
-0.6
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
216
C
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.6
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
217
1B
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
218
1B
1
1924
1924
CAG
-0.7
-0.7
0.2
0.0
-0.2
219
RP
1
1927
1927
CHT
-0.7
0.4
0.0
-1.0
0.0
220
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.7
-0.4
-0.3
0.0
0.0
221
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.7
-0.1
0.0
-0.6
0.0
222
RF
1
1932
1932
WAP
-0.8
0.4
-0.9
0.0
-0.2
223
CF
2
1926
1932
ABC/HG
-0.8
0.1
-0.5
0.0
-0.3
224
-
1
1924
1924
CAG
-0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.7
0.0
225
RP
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.8
-0.6
-0.3
0.1
0.0
226
-
1
1927
1927
CHT
-0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.8
0.0
227
SP
2
1930
1932
WAP/HG
-0.9
-0.3
0.1
-0.7
0.0
228
2B
1
1927
1927
CHT
-0.9
-1.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
229
RF
1
1926
1926
DYM
-0.9
-0.6
0.0
-0.2
-0.1
230
RP
1
1924
1924
CAG
-1.1
0.2
0.0
-1.3
0.0
231
RP
1
1927
1927
CHT
-1.1
0.2
0.0
-1.3
0.0
232
-
1
1926
1926
DYM
-1.3
-0.9
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
233
C
2
1931
1933
HG
-1.7
-0.2
0.4
-2.0
0.1
234
RP
1
1926
1926
DYM
-1.8
-0.4
-0.1
-1.3
0.0
235
-
1
1926
1926
ABC
-1.9
-1.0
-1.1
0.0
0.2
236
1B
1
1927
1927
CHT
-2.0
0.5
0.0
-2.5
0.0

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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