Willie Jefferson - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Willie Jefferson



William Jefferson
(Bill)

Born: January 27, 1904 in Clearview, OK
Died: May 31, 1972 deathplace unknown
          (68 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 163
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Notes:


• College: Oklahoma Colored Agricultural & Normal University (Langston, OK)
• Buried: Prairie Springs Cemetery (Okemah, OK)
• Relatives: George Jefferson (Brother)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
CT
NAL
33
SP
1
2
.333
8
5
3
0
0
39.1
28
25
49
2
8
33
0
2
181
5.72
75
MRS
NAL
34
SP
3
5
.375
13
6
5
1
0
73.2
46
29
77
5
13
42
0
0
317
3.54
112
MRS
NAL
35
SP
1
2
.333
3
3
2
1
0
23.0
18
12
25
3
6
0
4.70
85
CBM
MEX
36
SP
22
9
.710
41
31
24
1
271.1
90
80
248
78
101
0
1
1116
2.65
174
CBM
MEX
37
SP
9
16
.360
34
24
13
0
204.0
115
98
239
99
74
932
4.32
113
38
SP
6
2
.750
9
8
5
2
0
65.0
22
17
62
9
34
0
0
2.35
159
CBE
NAL
39
SP
3
6
.333
9
8
7
0
0
65.2
47
37
87
2
14
35
1
2
302
5.07
73
40
SP
7
9
.438
20
15
9
0
0
120.2
65
55
139
1
41
49
3
1
0
512
4.10
92
CBE
41
RP
3
0
1.000
6
2
2
0
1
30.1
5
5
21
0
7
16
0
0
0
113
1.48
213
CBE
NAL
42
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0.1
6
5
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
7
135.00
3
10
6
SP
55
51
.519
144
102
70
5
1
893.1
442
363
951
10
272
390
4
1
5
3480
3.66
115
162 Game Average
15
14
.519
40
28
19
1
1
247.0
122
100
263
9
75
108
1
2
2
1061
3.66
115
 
Team Lg Pos
3
vs Latin Leagues
34
29
.540
85
62
40
1
530.2
237
203
552
201
194
0
0
1
2282
3.44
137
8
Negro Leagues
21
22
.488
59
40
30
4
1
362.2
205
160
399
10
71
196
4
1
4
1198
3.97
94
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Cincinnati Tigers
RP
1
2
.333
8
5
3
0
0
39.1
28
25
49
2
8
33
0
2
181
5.72
75
2
Memphis Red Sox
RP
4
7
.364
16
9
7
2
0
96.2
64
41
102
5
16
48
0
0
317
3.82
104
2
Sultanes de Monterrey
SP
31
25
.554
75
55
37
1
475.1
205
178
487
177
175
0
1
2048
3.37
141
1
Philadelphia Stars
SP
1
1
.500
2
2
1
1
0
15.0
8
5
12
4
12
0
0
3.00
132
5
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
15
12
.556
33
24
19
1
1
211.2
105
89
236
3
43
103
4
1
2
700
3.78
92
1
Puebla
SP
3
4
.429
10
7
3
0
55.1
32
25
65
24
19
0
0
0
234
4.07
110



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
CT
NAL
33
SP
39.1
1.45
1.38
18.2%
14.0%
4.4%
7.5%
4.13
1.88
1.1%
0.9%
MRS
NAL
34
SP
73.2
1.22
1.35
13.2%
15.1%
4.1%
7.8%
3.23
1.94
1.6%
0.9%
MRS
NAL
35
SP
23.0
1.22
1.35
6.3%
13.2%
3.2%
8.4%
2.00
1.56
CBM
MEX
36
SP
271.1
1.20
1.52
9.1%
12.5%
7.0%
9.9%
1.29
1.27
CBM
MEX
37
SP
204.0
1.66
1.68
7.9%
9.6%
10.6%
11.6%
0.75
0.83
38
SP
65.0
1.09
1.31
13.0%
12.1%
3.4%
7.9%
3.78
1.66
CBE
NAL
39
SP
65.2
1.54
1.29
11.6%
12.2%
4.6%
7.4%
2.50
1.64
0.7%
0.5%
40
SP
120.2
1.49
1.42
9.6%
10.3%
8.0%
9.6%
1.20
1.24
0.2%
CBE
41
RP
30.1
0.92
1.22
14.2%
11.8%
6.2%
8.2%
2.29
1.54
0.0%
0.5%
CBE
NAL
42
RP
0.1
12.00
1.42
0.0%
13.9%
0.0%
8.6%
1.62
0.0%
0.6%
10
6
SP
893.1
1.37
1.48
10.2%
11.8%
7.1%
9.5%
1.43
1.32
0.8%
0.6%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
3
vs Latin Leagues
530.2
1.42
1.59
8.5%
10.9%
8.8%
10.8%
0.97
1.03
8
Negro Leagues
362.2
1.30
1.31
12.6%
13.2%
4.6%
7.6%
2.76
1.73
0.8%
0.6%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Cincinnati Tigers
RP
39.1
1.45
1.38
18.2%
14.0%
4.4%
7.5%
4.13
1.88
1.1%
0.9%
2
Memphis Red Sox
RP
96.2
1.22
1.35
11.7%
14.6%
3.9%
7.9%
3.00
1.85
1.6%
0.9%
2
Sultanes de Monterrey
SP
475.1
1.40
1.59
8.5%
11.2%
8.6%
10.7%
0.99
1.08
1
Philadelphia Stars
SP
15.0
1.07
1.34
20.0%
11.8%
6.7%
8.7%
3.00
1.36
5
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
211.2
1.32
1.27
11.4%
12.5%
4.8%
7.4%
2.40
1.68
0.4%
0.4%
1
Puebla
SP
55.1
1.61
1.63
8.1%
7.8%
10.3%
11.8%
0.79
0.66



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
CT
NAL
33
SP
8
181
167
28
49
3
5
2
6
8
33
2
4
2
.293
.333
.407
.741
MRS
NAL
34
SP
13
317
299
46
77
9
9
5
4
13
42
0
5
3
.258
.288
.398
.686
MRS
NAL
35
SP
3
18
25
3
6
0
CBM
MEX
36
SP
41
1116
90
248
78
101
1
CBM
MEX
37
SP
34
932
115
239
99
74
38
SP
9
22
62
9
34
0
CBE
NAL
39
SP
9
302
280
47
87
10
6
2
5
14
35
2
6
.311
.348
.411
.759
40
SP
20
512
464
65
139
13
6
1
7
3
41
49
0
0
7
6
.300
.356
.360
.716
CBE
41
RP
6
113
106
5
21
2
1
0
2
7
16
0
0
0
3
.198
.248
.236
.484
CBE
NAL
42
RP
1
7
7
6
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.571
.571
.571
1.143
10
6
SP
144
3480
1323
442
951
37
27
10
24
3
272
390
0
5
22
14
.285
.329
.389
.718
 
Team Lg Pos
3
vs Latin Leagues
85
2282
210
237
552
201
194
1
.310
.380
.000
.000
8
Negro Leagues
59
1198
1113
205
399
37
27
10
24
3
71
196
0
4
22
14
.280
.319
.389
.708
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Cincinnati Tigers
RP
8
181
167
28
49
3
5
2
6
8
33
2
4
2
.293
.333
.407
.741
2
Memphis Red Sox
RP
16
317
299
64
102
9
9
5
4
16
48
0
5
3
.258
.288
.398
.686
2
Sultanes de Monterrey
SP
75
2048
205
487
177
175
1
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Philadelphia Stars
SP
2
8
12
4
12
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
5
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
33
700
647
105
236
25
13
3
14
3
43
103
0
2
13
9
.287
.329
.380
.709
1
Puebla
SP
10
234
210
32
65
24
19
0
.310
.380
.000
.000

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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, 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