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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
Wt:
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Notes:


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


Fielding
Glossary
Second Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
ABC
WES
21
2
17.0
6
5
1
1
.917
.946
5.82
5.31
-0.2
-13.1
-0.2
ABC
WES
22
1
9.0
2
3
0
1
1.000
.918
5.00
5.18
0.2
18.3
0.2
CIU
WES
23
3
25.0
7
14
2
0
.913
.927
7.56
4.88
2.7
106.0
2.7
CIU
WES
25
1
8.0
2
1
3
0
.500
.922
3.38
4.80
-0.8
-103.8
-0.8
JBC
WES
26
7
60.0
16
24
0
2
1.000
.954
6.00
5.26
0.5
7.5
0.5
JBC
WES
28
1
9.0
2
2
3
0
.571
.949
4.00
5.25
-0.7
-78.8
-0.7
ABC
NNL
29
2
14.0
3
6
0
0
1.000
.934
5.79
5.13
1.0
73.1
1.0
7
3
17
142.0
38
55
9
4
.912
.942
5.89
5.16
2.5
17.8
2.5


Glossary
Shortstop
Team Lg Lg Lg
ABC
WES
18
2
18.0
1
8
4
0
.692
.870
4.50
4.36
1.9
106.5
1.9
ABC
WES
19
2
18.0
4
7
3
0
.786
.893
5.50
4.57
0.8
41.7
0.8
ABC
WES
20
4
29.0
13
7
2
3
.909
.881
6.21
4.51
-0.6
-19.6
-0.6
JBC
WES
28
3
29.2
7
13
2
2
.909
.890
6.07
4.84
1.4
47.3
1.4
4
2
11
94.2
25
35
11
5
.845
.884
5.70
4.59
3.5
37.0
3.5


Glossary
Third Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
JBC
WES
28
4
33.0
10
9
3
0
.864
.917
5.18
3.54
-0.1
-3.1
-0.1
1
1
4
33.0
10
9
3
0
.864
.917
5.18
3.54
-0.1
-3.1
-0.1



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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