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Otis Francis



Otis Wilber Francis
(Cat)

Born: February 14, 1891 in Indianapolis, IN
Died: May 5, 1940 in Indianapolis, IN
          (49 years old)

Bats:
Throws: R
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• High School: Manual Training HS (Indianapolis, IN)
• Buried: Crown Hill Cemetery (Indianapolis, IN)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
ABC
WES
20
SS
4
13
9
3
2
1
1
0
2
1
1
2
1
.222
.417
.556
.972
152
JBC
WES
28
3B
8
36
28
3
5
1
1
0
2
3
6
1
1
.179
.343
.286
.629
74
ABC
WES
18
SS
2
8
7
2
2
1
0
0
1
1
1
0
0
.286
.375
.429
.804
115
ABC
WES
19
SS
2
7
7
0
1
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
-24
ABC
WES
21
2B
2
7
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
ABC
WES
22
2B
1
4
4
1
2
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.750
1.250
207
CIU
WES
23
2B
3
12
9
1
0
0
0
0
0
2
3
0
0
.000
.250
.000
.250
-28
CIU
WES
25
2B
1
4
3
1
2
1
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.667
.750
1.000
1.750
449
JBC
WES
26
2B
7
32
25
2
5
0
0
0
2
0
5
0
2
.200
.333
.200
.533
86
ABC
NNL
29
2B
2
5
4
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.500
.600
.500
1.100
227
10
3
2B
32
128
103
14
21
5
2
0
10
8
18
3
4
.204
.339
.291
.630
85
162 Game Average
648
521
71
106
25
10
0
51
54
91
15
20
.204
.339
.291
.630
85
 
Team Lg Pos
6
Indianapolis ABCs I
SS
13
44
38
7
9
3
1
0
5
3
3
2
1
.237
.326
.368
.694
91
2
Chicago Union Giants
2B
4
16
12
2
2
1
0
0
1
2
4
0
0
.167
.375
.250
.625
91
2
Jewell's ABCs of Indianapolis
2B
15
68
53
5
10
1
1
0
4
3
11
1
3
.189
.338
.245
.584
79



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
ABC
WES
8
.382
.349
12.5%
7.5%
0.0%
0.6%
.143
.095
ABC
WES
7
.134
.344
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.103
ABC
WES
13
.406
.349
7.7%
7.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.333
.111
ABC
WES
7
.000
.353
0.0%
7.7%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.093
ABC
WES
4
.567
.366
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.250
.107
CIU
WES
12
.187
.339
25.0%
8.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.105
CIU
WES
4
.789
.310
25.0%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.333
.071
JBC
WES
32
.270
.282
15.6%
7.9%
0.0%
0.2%
.000
.060
JBC
WES
36
.312
.342
16.7%
9.8%
0.0%
1.1%
.107
.108
ABC
NNL
5
.541
.321
20.0%
8.2%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.078
10
3
128
.309
.327
14.1%
8.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.087
.092
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
6
Indianapolis ABCs I
44
.324
.347
6.8%
7.7%
0.0%
0.7%
.132
.099
2
Chicago Union Giants
16
.338
.331
25.0%
8.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.083
.097
2
Jewell's ABCs of Indianapolis
68
.292
.313
16.2%
8.9%
0.0%
0.7%
.057
.085

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