Obie Layton - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Obie Layton



Obediah Layton


Born: July 10, 1911 in Birmingham, AL
Died: October 13, 1997 in Detroit, MI
          (86 years old)

Bats:
Throws:
Ht: 6'3"
Wt: 200
Biographical
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Notes:


• Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery (Highland Park, MI)


Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
HIL
IND
19
SP
1
1
.500
3
2
1
0
0
12.2
8
5
14
1
4
3
0
1
59
3.55
93
1
1
RP
1
1
.500
3
2
1
0
0
12.2
8
5
14
1
4
3
0
1
59
3.55
93
162 Game Average
14
14
.500
41
27
14
0
0
172.1
109
68
190
14
54
41
0
14
802
3.55
93



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
HIL
IND
19
SP
12.2
1.42
1.18
5.1%
11.3%
6.8%
6.8%
0.75
1.67
1.7%
0.9%
1
1
RP
12.2
1.42
1.18
5.1%
11.3%
6.8%
6.8%
0.75
1.67
1.7%
0.9%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
HIL
IND
19
SP
3
59
52
8
14
1
0
1
2
4
3
1
2
0
.269
.333
.346
.679
1
1
RP
3
59
52
8
14
1
0
1
2
4
3
1
2
0
.269
.333
.346
.679

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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