Ping Gardner - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Ping Gardner



Kenneth Fuller Gardner


Born: March 5, 1899 in Washington, DC
Died: March 9, 1984 in Charlottesville, VA
          (85 years old)

Bats:
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 157
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• Buried: Oakwood Cemetery (Charlottesville, VA)


Compared to Contemporary Starting Pitchers (Top 100)

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Glossary
# Players Pos Yrs Career HoF
1
SP
18
1923-1945
66.0
28.8
3.9
33.6
-0.4
2
SP
18
1917-1938
61.7
25.8
1.3
35.7
-1.2
3
SP
26
1907-1932
55.5
4.9
0.3
50.5
-0.1
4
SP
20
1908-1926
48.1
2.2
0.5
45.0
0.4
5
SP
19
1907-1926
42.2
14.7
-5.1
34.6
-1.9
6
SP
22
1911-1936
38.8
0.0
-0.4
39.2
-0.1
7
SP
15
1923-1937
38.7
-0.7
0.0
39.6
0.0
8
SP
15
1923-1937
36.0
1.5
0.2
34.4
-0.1
9
SP
12
1915-1926
33.8
-1.2
-0.1
35.2
0.0
10
SP
11
1921-1932
31.6
3.9
-0.4
28.3
-0.2
11
SP
23
1919-1941
27.6
-3.1
-0.2
31.0
0.0
12
SP
19
1920-1939
25.0
-2.1
-0.1
27.2
0.0
13
SP
16
1921-1936
23.5
1.8
0.0
21.8
0.0
14
SP
14
1919-1932
23.3
-0.4
0.0
23.8
0.0
15
SP
10
1912-1928
22.8
1.7
-0.5
21.6
0.0
16
SP
12
1921-1932
22.5
0.7
-0.4
22.3
-0.1
17
SP
20
1924-1945
22.5
-1.7
0.0
24.3
0.0
18
SP
13
1922-1939
22.4
0.2
0.0
22.2
0.0
19
SP
16
1922-1937
20.6
2.9
-0.9
18.8
-0.2
20
SP
18
1925-1948
20.5
1.1
-0.2
19.7
-0.1
21
SP
9
1922-1931
19.7
-2.2
-0.1
22.0
0.0
22
SP
17
1922-1940
19.3
-0.6
-0.1
20.0
0.0
23
SP
11
1920-1932
18.4
-1.6
0.0
20.1
-0.1
24
SP
15
1919-1936
18.0
10.3
-0.8
9.8
-1.3
25
SP
12
1921-1935
16.7
-1.2
-0.2
18.3
-0.1
26
SP
22
1920-1944
15.8
-0.2
0.2
16.0
-0.2
27
SP
12
1916-1930
15.8
-0.3
0.0
16.0
0.0
28
SP
8
1923-1930
15.4
0.3
-0.4
15.7
-0.2
29
SP
8
1925-1932
15.2
-1.6
0.0
16.8
0.0
30
SP
18
1917-1934
15.0
2.0
-0.4
13.6
-0.2
31
SP
8
1926-1936
13.6
-0.1
-0.2
13.9
0.0
32
SP
13
1923-1940
12.9
0.3
0.2
12.7
-0.2
33
SP
18
1918-1939
12.6
0.4
-0.1
13.2
-0.9
34
SP
14
1919-1932
12.2
0.2
-0.1
12.1
0.0
35
SP
13
1919-1934
12.0
5.9
-1.4
8.1
-0.5
36
SP
12
1916-1932
11.8
4.0
0.4
8.2
-0.8
37
SP
9
1921-1929
11.8
-1.2
-0.1
13.1
0.0
38
SP
19
1909-1932
11.4
-2.9
0.0
14.3
0.0
39
SP
5
1926-1941
11.3
0.9
0.1
10.4
0.0
40
SP
7
1921-1927
11.2
4.1
0.1
7.2
-0.2
41
SP
14
1913-1928
10.4
-0.8
0.9
10.9
-0.6
42
SP
16
1919-1935
10.0
5.1
0.1
5.3
-0.7
43
SP
6
1922-1931
9.6
-0.2
-0.1
9.8
0.0
44
SP
6
1925-1930
8.9
-1.4
-0.2
10.5
0.0
45
SP
11
1921-1931
8.9
-1.2
0.0
10.1
0.0
46
SP
10
1917-1930
8.5
0.7
0.0
7.9
0.0
47
SP
9
1925-1934
8.5
-1.0
0.0
9.5
0.0
48
SP
11
1920-1930
8.5
-2.2
0.0
10.7
0.0
49
SP
25
1917-1944
8.2
2.0
-0.6
6.7
0.1
50
SP
7
1921-1927
8.1
0.8
0.4
7.0
-0.1
51
SP
16
1921-1937
8.1
0.8
0.3
7.3
-0.3
52
SP
5
1926-1930
7.9
0.9
-0.3
7.5
-0.2
53
SP
10
1921-1930
7.9
0.2
0.3
7.5
-0.1
54
SP
8
1914-1928
7.7
0.0
-0.2
7.9
0.0
55
SP
5
1923-1927
7.3
1.7
0.6
5.2
-0.1
56
SP
14
1924-1941
6.5
1.6
0.1
5.0
-0.2
57
SP
10
1920-1932
6.3
-0.2
0.0
6.4
0.0
58
SP
14
1926-1944
6.2
-2.4
0.0
8.6
0.0
59
SP
6
1924-1930
5.8
0.5
0.1
5.2
0.0
60
SP
18
1906-1927
5.7
3.3
-0.6
3.1
-0.2
61
SP
9
1923-1931
5.7
0.3
-0.2
5.6
0.0
62
SP
13
1921-1935
5.6
0.2
-0.2
5.6
0.0
63
SP
12
1920-1932
5.6
-1.6
-0.1
7.3
0.0
64
SP
18
1910-1931
5.3
-1.2
-0.4
6.9
-0.1
65
SP
6
1924-1929
5.0
0.9
0.0
4.2
0.0
66
SP
6
1921-1926
5.0
-0.9
-0.2
6.1
0.0
67
SP
6
1923-1928
5.0
0.0
0.0
5.1
0.0
68
SP
4
1916-1928
4.9
0.6
-0.2
4.5
0.0
69
SP
12
1921-1934
4.4
-0.6
0.2
4.8
-0.1
70
SP
9
1919-1928
4.4
0.3
0.2
3.9
0.0
71
SP
13
1912-1930
4.3
1.2
-4.5
8.2
-0.5
72
SP
4
1925-1928
3.8
-0.7
0.0
4.6
-0.1
73
SP
7
1923-1929
3.7
-0.6
-0.1
4.4
0.0
74
SP
5
1924-1928
2.9
0.1
0.0
2.8
0.0
75
SP
3
1925-1927
2.7
0.0
0.0
2.7
0.0
76
SP
12
1917-1929
2.4
3.0
-0.1
0.3
-0.9
77
SP
10
1921-1931
2.3
2.4
-1.3
1.4
-0.2
78
SP
3
1926-1928
2.1
-0.6
0.0
2.7
0.0
79
SP
7
1924-1930
1.9
-0.8
-0.2
2.4
0.5
80
SP
6
1923-1929
1.8
0.7
-0.1
1.1
0.0
81
SP
4
1920-1926
1.8
-0.7
0.0
2.5
0.0
82
SP
7
1923-1929
1.7
-0.2
0.0
1.9
0.0
83
SP
10
1923-1934
1.5
0.3
-0.1
1.3
0.0
84
SP
8
1921-1931
1.2
1.9
0.0
-0.5
-0.2
85
SP
2
1925-1927
1.0
0.1
0.0
1.0
0.0
86
SP
5
1920-1927
0.9
-0.2
0.0
1.1
0.0
87
SP
2
1921-1926
0.8
-0.6
0.0
1.4
0.0
88
SP
4
1923-1929
0.7
-0.1
0.0
0.8
0.0
89
SP
8
1925-1939
0.6
-0.3
0.0
0.8
0.0
90
SP
14
1916-1934
0.4
-1.2
-0.1
1.7
0.0
91
SP
2
1922-1926
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
92
SP
2
1926-1927
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
93
SP
10
1921-1932
0.3
0.7
-0.3
0.0
0.0
94
SP
3
1921-1927
0.3
-0.3
0.2
0.9
-0.4
95
SP
1
1926
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
96
SP
3
1924-1931
0.2
-0.4
0.1
0.5
-0.1
97
SP
2
1923-1927
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
98
SP
6
1926-1934
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
99
SP
3
1922-1929
0.1
0.3
0.0
-0.2
0.0
100
SP
3
1925-1927
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.2
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