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)


All Teammate Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
1
1924
1924
5.1
5
1924
1933
3.8
2
1924
1927
0.9
1
1926
1926
0.7
1
1932
1932
0.6
Center Field Yrs First Last
1
1924
1924
5.7
2
1932
1937
0.7
1
1930
1930
0.6
1
1932
1932
0.5
10
1924
1937
0.4

Right Field Yrs First Last
1
1926
1926
2.3
1
1924
1924
1.2
3
1926
1929
1.0
2
1929
1931
0.8
1
1933
1933
0.4
Shortstop Yrs First Last
3
1930
1932
3.1
3
1932
1937
2.5
1
1926
1926
2.2
2
1924
1926
1.8
1
1927
1927
1.8
Second Base Yrs First Last
2
1930
1931
5.6
2
1924
1926
2.7
1
1933
1933
1.0
1
1932
1932
0.8
1
1932
1932
0.8
Third Base Yrs First Last
2
1931
1932
4.2
1
1924
1924
3.3
1
1932
1932
1.6
1
1930
1930
1.3
1
1926
1926
0.4
First Base Yrs First Last
3
1930
1937
3.9
1
1932
1932
1.6
1
1926
1926
1.4
1
1932
1932
1.2
1
1927
1927
1.1
Manager Yrs First Last
Catcher Yrs First Last
2
1930
1931
3.6
3
1929
1937
1.6
1
1924
1924
1.3
1
1932
1932
1.3
1
1932
1932
1.2
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
3
1930
1932
8.7
4
1930
1933
4.2
3
1932
1937
3.6
2
1924
1926
3.5
2
1932
1933
3.2
2
1924
1931
3.2
1
1926
1926
2.5
1
1932
1932
2.3
2
1924
1926
2.3
1
1926
1926
2.2
2
1932
1933
2.1
1
1937
1937
1.9
2
1932
1937
1.8
1
1926
1926
1.6
4
1930
1933
1.5
2
1926
1927
1.1
2
1924
1926
1.1
1
1932
1932
1.1
1
1937
1937
1.1
2
1928
1929
1.0
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
2
1928
1929
1.0
1
1924
1924
0.8
2
1930
1931
0.6
1
1926
1926
0.5
1
1937
1937
0.5
1
1927
1927
0.4
1
1928
1928
0.4
1
1929
1929
0.3
1
1932
1932
0.2
1
1932
1932
0.2
1
1926
1926
0.1
1
1932
1932
0.0
1
1926
1926
0.0
2
1924
1927
-0.1
1
1928
1928
-0.1
1
1931
1931
-0.4
1
1932
1932
-0.4
1
1927
1927
-0.7
1
1926
1926
-0.8
1
1924
1924
-1.1

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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