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José Méndez



José Colmenar del Valle Méndez
(El Diamante Negro; Joe)

Born: January 2, 1885 in Cárdenas, Cuba
Died: October 31, 1928 in Havana, Cuba
          (43 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'10"
Wt: 152
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006
• Inducted into the Cuban Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939
• Buried: Cementerio Cristóbal Cólon (Havana, La Habana, Cuba)
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Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
ALM
CUB
22
SP
8
0
1.000
13
7
5
2
0
75.0
14
4
38
0
32
45
0
4
293
0.48
590
CSH
NAC
23
2B
1
2
.333
4
4
3
0
0
30.1
24
18
36
0
11
26
1
2
136
5.34
74
ALM
MULT
23
SP
17
8
.680
32
22
20
5
3
235.0
53
21
141
1
53
157
4
11
923
0.80
290
CSH
INT
24
RF
6
2
.750
10
8
7
2
0
75.0
16
9
53
1
17
74
0
1
295
1.08
294
ALM
24
SP
9
2
.818
11
11
11
1
0
102.0
33
18
66
0
22
79
1
6
397
1.59
149
25
SP
3
4
.429
8
8
7
0
0
67.0
42
31
76
2
7
38
0
0
291
4.16
80
ALM
MULT
25
SP
16
5
.762
25
21
18
5
0
199.0
54
33
142
1
56
93
3
7
784
1.49
187
CSH
EAS
26
SP
9
0
1.000
11
10
9
3
0
87.0
24
14
69
1
16
77
1
3
343
1.45
282
26
SP
11
9
.550
26
18
17
3
1
194.2
72
44
158
7
58
131
3
2
787
2.03
135
CSH
WES
27
RF
4
1
.800
7
6
5
0
0
52.2
13
6
44
0
11
23
0
1
213
1.03
348
ALM
MULT
27
3B
1
7
.125
13
11
5
0
0
82.1
56
33
90
1
34
30
0
2
371
3.61
94
ALM
28
SP
10
1
.909
13
12
8
2
0
94.1
17
11
76
0
27
46
0
2
372
1.05
233
ALM
29
LF
2
1
.667
4
4
3
0
0
31.0
6
2
23
0
7
18
1
0
118
0.58
363
AP
30
LF
1
3
.250
10
5
3
0
0
54.0
34
25
50
1
18
26
1
1
228
4.17
85
ALL
WES
32
SS
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
1.1
4
3
5
0
2
1
0
0
11
20.25
13
CAG
WES
33
SS
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
2
0
4
0
2
4
0
0
33
0.00
DS
WES
34
SS
3
0
1.000
7
4
3
1
2
46.1
14
11
33
1
4
21
0
1
177
2.14
157
KCM
35
SS
3
1
.750
9
5
3
0
0
47.0
23
15
46
3
9
10
0
1
193
2.87
121
ALM
35
RF
1
2
.333
5
4
1
0
0
20.1
17
10
26
0
7
11
0
1
96
4.43
55
KCM
36
SS
2
1
.667
4
2
0
0
0
24.1
13
11
24
1
6
8
0
1
105
4.07
95
KCM
37
3B
2
0
1.000
5
1
0
0
0
19.1
14
10
34
0
5
14
1
0
99
4.66
96
KCM
NNL
38
SP
12
4
.750
24
16
11
1
2
138.2
66
49
138
4
30
60
1
0
5
577
3.18
127
SC
38
RP
5
3
.625
15
3
2
0
3
66.0
38
35
72
2
26
25
1
1
285
4.77
75
KCM
39
RP
8
1
.889
17
3
1
1
3
64.1
28
20
57
0
11
37
0
0
2
263
2.80
124
KCM
MULT
40
RP
3
2
.600
10
3
0
0
0
27.0
23
21
36
1
7
12
0
1
122
7.00
64
KCM
41
RP
3
2
.600
8
2
2
0
3
35.0
10
9
36
0
3
13
0
0
0
141
2.31
168
19
9
SP
141
61
.698
293
192
145
26
17
1878.0
710
463
1573
27
481
1079
18
0
55
7653
2.22
145
162 Game Average
20
9
.698
41
27
20
4
2
263.1
100
65
221
4
67
151
3
0
8
1073
2.22
145
 
Team Lg Pos
11
vs Latin Leagues
72
30
.706
143
98
75
15
6
949.2
320
194
730
10
289
538
13
28
3839
1.84
161
15
Negro Leagues
59
20
.747
125
74
52
8
10
715.2
313
224
682
14
138
413
4
0
18
2964
2.82
131
6
vs Major Leagues
9
11
.450
24
20
18
3
1
204.0
74
42
152
3
51
123
1
9
815
1.85
129
1
vs High Minors
1
0
1.000
1
0
0
0
0
8.2
3
3
9
0
3
5
0
0
35
3.12
135
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Almendares
SP
74
34
.685
145
110
87
17
3
1029.2
334
186
766
9
299
597
12
34
4135
1.63
172
5
Cuban Stars West
SP
21
5
.808
33
29
25
5
0
254.0
81
50
206
2
56
204
2
7
1020
1.77
213
1
Stars of Cuba I
SP
2
4
.333
7
7
6
0
0
58.0
38
28
72
2
6
34
0
0
258
4.34
74
1
Almendares Park I
SP
2
4
.333
7
5
4
1
1
58.0
22
15
44
2
15
39
1
2
234
2.33
103
1
All Nations Club
SS
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
1.1
4
3
5
0
2
1
0
0
11
20.25
13
1
Chicago American Giants
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
2
0
4
0
2
4
0
0
33
0.00
0
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
3
0
1.000
7
4
3
1
2
46.1
14
11
33
1
4
21
0
1
177
2.14
157
7
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
33
11
.750
77
32
17
2
8
355.2
177
135
371
9
71
154
2
0
10
1500
3.42
113
1
Santa Clara
RP
5
3
.625
15
3
2
0
3
66.0
38
35
72
2
26
25
1
1
285
4.77
71



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
ALM
CUB
22
SP
75.0
0.93
1.16
15.4%
9.9%
10.9%
9.8%
1.41
1.01
0.0%
0.4%
CSH
NAC
23
2B
30.1
1.55
1.40
19.1%
9.0%
8.1%
6.7%
2.36
1.34
0.0%
0.3%
ALM
MULT
23
SP
235.0
0.83
1.11
17.0%
12.0%
5.7%
9.2%
2.96
1.23
0.1%
0.2%
CSH
INT
24
RF
75.0
0.93
1.24
25.1%
12.9%
5.8%
6.6%
4.35
1.95
0.3%
0.7%
ALM
24
SP
102.0
0.86
1.05
19.9%
14.7%
5.5%
8.0%
3.59
1.81
0.0%
0.4%
25
SP
67.0
1.24
1.24
13.1%
12.4%
2.4%
6.9%
5.43
2.23
0.7%
0.7%
ALM
MULT
25
SP
199.0
0.99
1.19
11.9%
11.0%
7.1%
10.1%
1.66
1.00
0.1%
0.2%
CSH
EAS
26
SP
87.0
0.98
1.44
22.4%
16.2%
4.7%
9.0%
4.81
1.79
0.3%
0.7%
26
SP
194.2
1.11
1.26
16.6%
14.3%
7.4%
10.8%
2.26
1.24
0.9%
0.4%
CSH
WES
27
RF
52.2
1.04
1.31
10.8%
13.1%
5.2%
6.9%
2.09
1.90
0.0%
0.8%
ALM
MULT
27
3B
82.1
1.51
1.41
8.1%
12.4%
9.2%
10.9%
0.88
1.14
0.3%
0.1%
ALM
28
SP
94.1
1.09
1.31
12.4%
9.8%
7.3%
9.2%
1.70
0.96
0.0%
0.2%
ALM
29
LF
31.0
0.97
1.19
15.3%
12.4%
5.9%
10.2%
2.57
1.25
0.0%
0.0%
AP
30
LF
54.0
1.26
1.48
11.4%
10.1%
7.9%
11.9%
1.44
0.83
0.4%
0.1%
ALL
WES
32
SS
1.1
5.25
1.19
9.1%
11.0%
18.2%
8.1%
0.50
1.36
0.0%
0.2%
CAG
WES
33
SS
9.0
0.67
1.22
12.1%
8.1%
6.1%
8.3%
2.00
0.98
0.0%
0.4%
DS
WES
34
SS
46.1
0.80
1.31
11.9%
10.5%
2.3%
9.0%
5.25
1.17
0.6%
1.0%
KCM
35
SS
47.0
1.17
1.29
5.2%
11.3%
4.7%
8.2%
1.11
1.38
1.6%
0.5%
ALM
35
RF
20.1
1.62
1.20
11.5%
10.1%
7.3%
9.2%
1.57
1.23
0.0%
0.1%
KCM
36
SS
24.1
1.23
1.31
7.6%
12.0%
5.7%
8.0%
1.33
1.52
1.0%
1.1%
KCM
37
3B
19.1
2.02
1.40
14.1%
11.2%
5.1%
7.4%
2.80
1.50
0.0%
1.1%
KCM
NNL
38
SP
138.2
1.21
1.38
10.4%
9.2%
5.2%
7.7%
2.00
1.19
0.7%
1.4%
SC
38
RP
66.0
1.48
1.44
8.8%
9.5%
9.1%
8.0%
0.96
1.11
0.7%
0.5%
KCM
39
RP
64.1
1.06
1.25
14.1%
10.8%
4.2%
7.4%
3.36
1.46
0.0%
0.6%
KCM
MULT
40
RP
27.0
1.59
1.31
9.8%
11.2%
5.7%
7.7%
1.71
1.32
0.8%
KCM
41
RP
35.0
1.11
1.36
9.2%
10.4%
2.1%
8.2%
4.33
1.32
0.0%
0.8%
19
9
SP
1878.0
1.09
1.26
14.1%
11.8%
6.3%
9.3%
2.24
1.32
0.4%
0.5%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
11
vs Latin Leagues
949.2
1.07
1.24
14.0%
11.6%
7.5%
10.8%
1.86
1.11
0.3%
0.3%
15
Negro Leagues
715.2
1.15
1.33
13.9%
11.7%
4.7%
7.6%
2.99
1.56
0.5%
0.9%
6
vs Major Leagues
204.0
1.00
1.16
15.1%
13.2%
6.3%
8.9%
2.41
1.50
0.4%
0.3%
1
vs High Minors
8.2
1.38
1.37
14.3%
13.1%
8.6%
9.0%
1.67
1.46
0.0%
1.5%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
10
Almendares
SP
1029.2
1.03
1.22
14.4%
11.8%
7.2%
10.6%
2.00
1.15
0.2%
0.3%
5
Cuban Stars West
SP
254.0
1.03
1.35
20.0%
13.5%
5.5%
7.5%
3.64
1.79
0.2%
0.7%
1
Stars of Cuba I
SP
58.0
1.34
1.22
13.2%
14.5%
2.3%
6.1%
5.67
2.37
0.8%
0.8%
1
Almendares Park I
SP
58.0
1.02
1.11
16.7%
15.6%
6.4%
9.3%
2.60
1.68
0.9%
0.3%
1
All Nations Club
SS
1.1
5.25
1.19
9.1%
11.0%
18.2%
8.1%
0.50
1.36
0.0%
0.2%
1
Chicago American Giants
SP
9.0
0.67
1.22
12.1%
8.1%
6.1%
8.3%
2.00
0.98
0.0%
0.4%
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
46.1
0.80
1.31
11.9%
10.5%
2.3%
9.0%
5.25
1.17
0.6%
1.0%
7
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
355.2
1.24
1.33
10.3%
10.2%
4.7%
7.7%
2.17
1.33
0.6%
1.1%
1
Santa Clara
RP
66.0
1.48
1.44
8.8%
9.2%
9.1%
8.5%
0.96
1.11
0.7%
0.5%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
ALM
CUB
22
SP
13
293
247
14
38
4
1
0
16
32
45
4
10
0
6
.154
.261
.178
.440
CSH
NAC
23
2B
4
136
119
24
36
7
1
0
3
11
26
2
4
2
.303
.371
.378
.749
ALM
MULT
23
SP
32
923
839
53
141
10
4
1
47
53
157
11
20
0
12
.168
.227
.193
.420
CSH
INT
24
RF
10
295
267
16
53
9
1
1
3
17
74
1
10
1
.199
.249
.251
.500
ALM
24
SP
11
397
361
33
66
3
6
0
23
22
79
6
6
2
3
.183
.240
.224
.465
25
SP
8
291
276
42
76
23
4
2
1
7
38
0
8
1
.275
.293
.409
.703
ALM
MULT
25
SP
25
784
698
54
142
16
7
1
24
56
93
7
18
5
18
.203
.268
.251
.518
CSH
EAS
26
SP
11
343
318
24
69
5
3
1
7
16
77
3
6
4
.217
.261
.261
.522
26
SP
26
787
700
72
158
18
6
7
36
58
131
2
21
5
9
.226
.285
.299
.584
CSH
WES
27
RF
7
213
197
13
44
6
4
0
0
11
23
1
4
1
.223
.268
.294
.562
ALM
MULT
27
3B
13
371
321
56
90
10
6
1
19
34
30
2
12
2
8
.280
.351
.358
.709
ALM
28
SP
13
372
329
17
76
5
4
0
11
27
46
2
13
1
9
.231
.292
.271
.563
ALM
29
LF
4
118
109
6
23
2
2
0
2
7
18
0
2
0
4
.211
.259
.266
.525
AP
30
LF
10
228
197
34
50
10
6
1
8
18
26
1
11
2
8
.254
.317
.381
.697
ALL
WES
32
SS
1
11
9
4
5
0
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
.556
.636
.556
1.192
CAG
WES
33
SS
1
33
30
2
4
0
0
0
2
2
4
0
1
1
.133
.188
.133
.321
DS
WES
34
SS
7
177
168
14
33
2
4
1
4
4
21
1
4
2
.196
.220
.274
.493
KCM
35
SS
9
193
177
23
46
9
2
3
6
9
10
1
6
4
.260
.299
.384
.684
ALM
35
RF
5
96
86
17
26
2
6
0
3
7
11
1
2
0
.302
.362
.465
.827
KCM
36
SS
4
105
96
13
24
1
5
1
1
6
8
1
2
1
.250
.301
.396
.697
KCM
37
3B
5
99
91
14
34
7
0
0
2
5
14
0
3
3
.374
.406
.451
.857
KCM
NNL
38
SP
24
577
524
66
138
4
30
60
5
.263
.309
SC
38
RP
15
285
252
38
72
10
1
2
3
26
25
1
5
1
9
.286
.354
.357
.711
KCM
39
RP
17
263
241
28
57
10
8
0
3
1
11
37
0
2
8
1
3
.237
.275
.344
.619
KCM
MULT
40
RP
10
122
18
23
36
1
0
1
0
0
7
12
0
1
0
0
1
2.000
1.692
2.222
3.915
KCM
41
RP
8
141
130
10
36
3
1
0
4
0
3
13
0
6
1
6
.277
.291
.315
.606
19
9
SP
293
7653
6800
710
1573
173
82
27
228
1
481
1079
0
55
182
20
116
.227
.283
.289
.571
 
Team Lg Pos
11
vs Latin Leagues
143
3839
3411
320
730
77
42
10
160
289
538
28
107
6
67
.214
.280
.270
.550
15
Negro Leagues
125
2964
2629
313
682
82
31
14
36
1
138
413
0
18
62
2
29
.249
.290
.328
.617
6
vs Major Leagues
24
815
728
74
152
13
7
3
32
51
123
9
13
12
19
.209
.265
.258
.523
1
vs High Minors
1
35
32
3
9
1
2
0
0
3
5
0
0
1
.281
.343
.438
.780
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Almendares
SP
145
4135
3678
334
766
72
45
9
181
299
597
34
113
12
74
.208
.273
.260
.533
5
Cuban Stars West
SP
33
1020
933
81
206
28
9
2
13
56
204
7
24
8
.221
.270
.277
.547
1
Stars of Cuba I
SP
7
258
244
38
72
22
4
2
1
6
34
0
8
1
.295
.312
.443
.755
1
Almendares Park I
SP
7
234
209
22
44
8
3
2
8
15
39
2
2
5
3
.211
.264
.306
.570
1
All Nations Club
SS
1
11
9
4
5
0
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
.556
.636
.556
1.192
1
Chicago American Giants
SP
1
33
30
2
4
0
0
0
2
2
4
0
1
1
.133
.188
.133
.321
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
7
177
168
14
33
2
4
1
4
4
21
1
4
2
.196
.220
.274
.493
7
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
77
1500
1277
177
371
31
16
9
16
1
71
154
0
10
25
2
18
.269
.310
.376
.686
1
Santa Clara
RP
15
285
252
38
72
10
1
2
3
26
25
1
5
1
9
.286
.354
.357
.711

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