Oscar Owens - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Oscar Owens



William Oscar Owens
(Cannon Ball)

Born: September 7, 1893 in Reidsville, NC
Died: April 30, 1960 in Washington, DC
          (66 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'6"
Wt: 155
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Notes:


• Buried: Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington County, VA)


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
7
1925
1931
HG
13.0
0.4
0.0
12.5
0.0
2
LF
8
1922
1931
HG/PBK
6.1
4.6
2.1
0.0
-0.7
3
2B
4
1925
1931
HG
5.8
5.1
0.4
0.0
0.3
4
SP
9
1921
1931
HG
4.6
0.2
-0.2
4.6
0.0
5
1B
4
1926
1931
HG
4.3
4.0
0.8
0.0
-0.5
6
SP
6
1926
1931
HG
4.3
-0.7
-0.5
5.4
0.1
7
3B
1
1931
1931
HG
3.8
3.5
0.2
0.0
0.1
8
C
2
1930
1931
HG
3.6
3.2
0.3
0.0
0.1
9
2B
5
1922
1929
HG
3.0
3.0
-0.2
0.1
0.2
10
SP
3
1926
1929
HG
2.8
0.3
0.0
2.5
0.0
11
SP
1
1931
1931
HG
2.4
-0.3
0.0
2.7
0.0
12
SP
1
1922
1922
PBK
2.1
0.9
0.5
0.7
0.0
13
SP
2
1928
1929
HG
1.9
0.1
0.0
1.8
0.0
14
SS
3
1929
1931
HG
1.9
0.0
1.5
0.0
0.4
15
3B
4
1926
1929
HG
1.8
2.4
-0.8
0.0
0.2
16
SP
1
1922
1922
PBK
1.7
0.3
0.0
1.4
0.0
17
CF
5
1922
1927
HG/PBK
1.7
1.3
0.5
0.0
-0.1
18
C
3
1928
1930
HG
1.3
0.7
0.4
0.0
0.2
19
3B
2
1929
1930
HG
1.2
0.2
0.9
0.0
0.1
20
SP
2
1929
1930
HG
1.2
-0.4
0.0
1.5
0.0
21
SS
2
1927
1928
HG
0.8
0.9
0.1
-0.3
0.1
22
RF
7
1924
1930
HG
0.7
0.9
0.2
0.0
-0.4
23
CF
1
1930
1930
HG
0.6
0.5
0.2
0.0
-0.1
24
SS
2
1926
1927
HG
0.6
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.1
25
3B
1
1929
1929
HG
0.6
0.0
0.5
0.0
0.1
26
RF
1
1931
1931
HG
0.6
0.9
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
27
SP
1
1931
1931
HG
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
28
RF
2
1930
1931
HG
0.4
0.8
-0.4
0.0
0.0
29
LF
1
1931
1931
HG
0.4
0.1
0.3
0.0
0.0
30
C
1
1922
1922
HG
0.3
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
31
CF
1
1929
1929
HG
0.2
0.0
0.3
0.0
0.0
32
3B
1
1928
1928
HG
0.2
0.4
-0.2
0.0
0.0
33
C
1
1924
1924
HG
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
34
SS
1
1929
1929
HG
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
35
2B
1
1924
1924
HG
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
36
CF
1
1928
1928
HG
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
37
C
1
1928
1928
HG
0.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
38
3B
1
1926
1926
HG
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
39
C
2
1921
1922
HG/PBK
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.1
40
LF
1
1931
1931
HG
0.1
0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
41
C
2
1922
1931
PBK/HG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
42
C
4
1921
1927
HG
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
43
C
2
1925
1926
HG
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
44
1B
9
1921
1931
PBK/HG
0.1
1.2
-0.5
-0.3
-0.3
45
C
1
1928
1928
HG
0.1
-0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
46
-
1
1921
1921
HG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
47
C
1
1922
1922
PBK/HG
0.1
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
48
RF
1
1921
1921
HG
0.1
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
49
-
1
1921
1921
HG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
50
SS
1
1924
1924
HG
0.0
-0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
51
-
1
1921
1921
HG
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
52
RP
1
1924
1924
HG
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
53
LF
2
1921
1922
HG
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
54
-
1
1929
1929
HG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
55
3B
1
1927
1927
HG
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
56
2B
1
1929
1929
HG
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
57
LF
1
1924
1924
HG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
58
2B
1
1922
1922
PBK
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
59
RP
1
1922
1922
PBK
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
60
LF
1
1922
1922
HG
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
61
-
1
1929
1929
HG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
62
-
1
1922
1922
PBK
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
63
CF
4
1922
1929
HG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
64
3B
3
1921
1924
HG
-0.1
0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
65
-
1
1929
1929
HG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
66
2B
1
1922
1922
PBK
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
67
SS
2
1922
1925
PBK/HG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.2
68
1B
3
1921
1924
HG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
69
RP
1
1927
1927
HG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
70
-
2
1921
1922
HG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
71
2B
7
1921
1929
HG
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.2
72
LF
2
1921
1922
HG
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
73
CF
1
1931
1931
HG
-0.1
0.4
-0.5
0.0
0.0
74
C
1
1927
1927
HG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
75
SS
1
1922
1922
HG
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
76
CF
1
1929
1929
HG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
77
SP
2
1922
1924
HG/PBK
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
78
-
1
1921
1921
HG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
79
-
1
1922
1922
PBK
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
80
-
1
1929
1929
HG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
81
-
1
1928
1928
HG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
82
3B
1
1927
1927
HG
-0.2
0.0
-0.3
0.0
0.0
83
1B
1
1922
1922
PBK
-0.3
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
84
-
1
1924
1924
HG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
85
LF
1
1928
1928
HG
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
86
RP
1
1929
1929
HG
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.1
87
LF
1
1922
1922
PBK
-0.3
0.5
-0.8
0.0
-0.1
88
RP
1
1931
1931
HG
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
89
1B
2
1921
1922
PBK/HG
-0.5
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
90
LF
1
1929
1929
HG
-0.8
-0.4
0.3
-0.6
-0.1
91
-
2
1921
1922
PBK/HG
-0.9
-0.7
-0.3
0.0
0.1
92
RP
1
1930
1930
HG
-1.0
-0.2
0.2
-1.0
0.0
93
C
1
1931
1931
HG
-1.6
0.0
0.1
-1.7
0.0
94
CF
2
1921
1922
PBK/HG
-1.6
-0.6
-0.9
0.0
-0.1

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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