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Bob Griffith



Robert Lee Griffith
(Schoolboy)

Born: October 1, 1912 in Liberty, TN
Died: November 8, 1977 in Indianapolis, IN
          (65 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'10"
Wt: 160
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Notes:


• College: Tennessee State University (Nashville, TN)
• Buried: Salem Baptist Church Cemetery (Liberty, TN)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
NEG
NN2
21
SP
2
3
.400
7
5
3
0
0
37.2
23
17
35
1
14
25
0
1
164
4.06
110
22
SP
3
3
.500
10
5
4
0
1
51.2
28
21
47
3
23
33
0
0
0
226
3.66
146
MULT
23
SP
7
5
.583
18
14
4
0
3
84.1
47
35
85
2
37
49
0
0
370
3.74
127
24
SP
2
1
.667
3
3
3
0
0
26.0
14
13
23
1
8
20
0
0
0
109
4.50
97
BEG
NN2
25
SP
4
4
.500
13
10
9
0
2
82.0
43
35
81
4
17
36
0
1
345
3.84
126
JNL
MEX
27
SP
7
6
.538
15
10
7
0
86.1
52
46
90
33
56
0
1
375
4.80
98
BEG
NN2
28
SP
2
1
.667
5
2
1
0
0
21.0
13
9
23
8
14
0
1
3.86
106
NBY
NN2
29
SP
0
2
.000
10
5
0
0
0
42.2
38
22
66
14
27
0
0
4.64
87
NBY
NN2
30
SP
0
4
.000
11
4
2
1
0
56.2
48
36
64
2
18
22
2
1
252
5.72
90
NBY
NN2
33
SP
2
3
.400
13
5
3
0
0
49.2
35
31
65
3
21
14
0
0
1
229
5.62
82
NBY
NN2
34
RP
0
6
.000
12
4
2
0
0
51.2
39
32
66
8
13
29
1
1
234
5.57
75
35
SP
3
1
.750
10
4
2
1
0
37.1
20
18
46
3
16
20
0
0
0
170
4.34
78
12
7
SP
32
39
.451
127
71
40
2
6
627.0
400
315
691
27
222
345
3
0
7
2474
4.52
101
162 Game Average
11
13
.451
44
24
14
1
2
215.1
137
108
237
12
76
118
1
0
2
956
4.52
101
 
Team Lg Pos
11
Negro Leagues
24
33
.421
110
60
33
2
5
531.2
344
267
591
26
188
283
3
0
6
2061
4.52
100
1
vs Latin Leagues
7
6
.538
15
10
7
0
86.1
52
46
90
33
56
0
1
375
4.80
98
1
vs Major Leagues
1
0
1.000
2
1
0
0
1
9.0
4
2
10
1
1
6
0
0
38
2.00
167
 
Team Lg Pos
6
Baltimore Elite Giants
SP
18
15
.545
50
35
23
0
5
274.1
145
114
260
9
97
154
0
3
1084
3.74
128
1
West All Stars
-
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
2.0
4
3
4
0
3
3
0
0
0
13
13.50
50
1
NNL All Stars II
SP
1
2
.333
4
3
0
0
1
17.1
16
11
24
2
5
13
0
0
82
5.71
101
1
Santo Domingo Stars
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
3
2
6
0
2
7
0
0
0
35
2.00
138
1
La Junta de Nuevo Laredo I
SP
7
6
.538
15
10
7
0
86.1
52
46
90
33
56
0
1
375
4.80
98
5
New York Black Yankees
RP
5
16
.238
55
22
9
2
0
236.0
179
138
304
16
81
110
3
0
3
875
5.26
83
1
East All Stars
-
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
2.0
1
1
3
0
1
2
0
0
0
10
4.50
23



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
NEG
NN2
21
SP
37.2
1.30
1.44
15.2%
12.7%
8.5%
7.9%
1.79
1.61
0.6%
0.9%
22
SP
51.2
1.35
1.58
14.6%
11.6%
10.2%
12.7%
1.43
1.25
1.3%
1.8%
MULT
23
SP
84.1
1.45
1.49
13.2%
16.0%
10.0%
8.5%
1.32
1.51
0.5%
1.0%
24
SP
26.0
1.19
1.35
18.3%
15.7%
7.3%
6.8%
2.50
2.20
0.9%
1.2%
BEG
NN2
25
SP
82.0
1.20
1.48
10.4%
11.5%
4.9%
9.2%
2.12
1.24
1.2%
1.5%
JNL
MEX
27
SP
86.1
1.42
1.54
14.9%
12.1%
8.8%
9.6%
1.70
1.25
BEG
NN2
28
SP
21.0
1.48
1.37
15.1%
10.1%
8.6%
7.8%
1.75
1.30
NBY
NN2
29
SP
42.2
1.88
1.36
13.2%
11.9%
6.8%
8.9%
1.93
1.34
NBY
NN2
30
SP
56.2
1.45
1.57
8.7%
11.4%
7.1%
9.4%
1.22
1.21
0.8%
0.7%
NBY
NN2
33
SP
49.2
1.73
1.48
6.1%
11.5%
9.2%
9.1%
0.67
1.27
1.3%
0.9%
NBY
NN2
34
RP
51.2
1.53
1.45
12.4%
13.1%
5.6%
8.7%
2.23
1.50
3.4%
0.9%
35
SP
37.1
1.66
1.35
11.8%
13.8%
9.4%
8.4%
1.25
1.60
1.8%
0.8%
12
7
SP
627.0
1.46
1.47
12.4%
12.2%
8.0%
8.9%
1.55
1.39
1.3%
1.1%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
11
Negro Leagues
531.2
1.47
1.47
12.0%
12.0%
8.0%
8.8%
1.51
1.39
1.3%
1.1%
1
vs Latin Leagues
86.1
1.42
1.54
14.9%
12.1%
8.8%
9.6%
1.70
1.25
1
vs Major Leagues
9.0
1.22
1.30
15.8%
24.6%
2.6%
8.3%
6.00
2.98
2.6%
0.6%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
6
Baltimore Elite Giants
SP
274.1
1.30
1.48
13.1%
11.5%
8.2%
8.6%
1.59
1.33
0.8%
1.4%
1
West All Stars
-
2.0
3.50
1.81
23.1%
12.0%
23.1%
16.6%
1.00
0.72
0.0%
2.2%
1
NNL All Stars II
SP
17.1
1.67
1.53
15.9%
17.7%
6.1%
8.4%
2.60
2.21
2.4%
0.7%
1
Santo Domingo Stars
SP
9.0
0.89
1.07
20.0%
20.0%
5.7%
5.4%
3.50
3.71
0.0%
1.0%
1
La Junta de Nuevo Laredo I
SP
86.1
1.42
1.54
14.9%
12.1%
8.8%
9.6%
1.70
1.25
5
New York Black Yankees
RP
236.0
1.63
1.45
10.2%
12.2%
7.5%
9.0%
1.36
1.37
1.8%
0.8%
1
East All Stars
-
2.0
2.00
0.84
20.0%
13.9%
10.0%
8.2%
2.00
1.68
0.0%
0.9%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
NEG
NN2
21
SP
7
164
143
23
35
4
1
1
3
14
25
1
6
3
.245
.316
.308
.624
22
SP
10
226
198
28
47
4
4
3
5
0
23
33
0
0
4
0
4
.237
.317
.343
.660
MULT
23
SP
18
370
321
47
85
13
4
2
5
37
49
0
12
5
.265
.341
.349
.690
24
SP
3
109
101
14
23
6
1
1
1
0
8
20
0
0
0
3
.228
.284
.337
.621
BEG
NN2
25
SP
13
345
318
43
81
9
3
4
2
17
36
1
9
2
.255
.295
.340
.634
JNL
MEX
27
SP
15
375
52
90
33
56
1
BEG
NN2
28
SP
5
13
23
8
14
1
NBY
NN2
29
SP
10
38
66
14
27
0
NBY
NN2
30
SP
11
252
231
48
64
10
5
2
6
18
22
1
1
.277
.332
.390
.722
NBY
NN2
33
SP
13
229
202
35
65
7
4
3
6
21
14
0
1
5
5
.322
.388
.441
.829
NBY
NN2
34
RP
12
234
217
39
66
11
3
8
4
13
29
1
3
5
.304
.346
.493
.839
35
SP
10
170
149
20
46
9
4
3
2
0
16
20
0
0
4
1
2
.309
.373
.483
.857
12
7
SP
127
2474
1880
400
691
73
29
27
34
0
222
345
0
7
44
1
29
.272
.333
.385
.718
 
Team Lg Pos
11
Negro Leagues
110
2061
1844
344
591
71
29
26
33
0
188
283
0
6
43
1
28
.272
.334
.384
.718
1
vs Latin Leagues
15
375
52
90
33
56
1
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
vs Major Leagues
2
38
36
4
10
2
0
1
1
1
6
0
1
1
.278
.297
.417
.714
 
Team Lg Pos
6
Baltimore Elite Giants
SP
50
1084
964
145
260
29
10
9
14
97
154
3
29
14
.246
.311
.325
.636
1
West All Stars
-
1
13
9
4
4
0
0
0
1
0
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
.444
.583
.444
1.028
1
NNL All Stars II
SP
4
82
75
16
24
5
2
2
1
5
13
0
2
1
.320
.363
.520
.883
1
Santo Domingo Stars
SP
1
35
33
3
6
2
1
0
0
0
2
7
0
0
0
2
.182
.229
.303
.532
1
La Junta de Nuevo Laredo I
SP
15
375
52
90
33
56
1
.000
.000
.000
.000
5
New York Black Yankees
RP
55
875
791
179
304
36
16
16
18
81
110
0
3
13
12
.301
.358
.448
.805
1
East All Stars
-
1
10
8
1
3
1
0
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
1
0
.375
.400
.500
.900

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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