Will Owens - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Will Owens



William John Owens
(Bill)

Born: November 14, 1901 in Indianapolis, IN
Died: May 5, 1999 in Indianapolis, IN
          (97 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 170
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Notes:


• Buried: Holy Cross and Saint Joseph Cemetery (Indianapolis, IN)


Fielding
Glossary
Shortstop
Team Lg Lg Lg
WP
IND
21
6
.895
4.76
WP
ECL
22
8
CAG
NNL
23
3
ABC
NNL
23
43
DM
NNL
24
6
6
52.0
12
17
6
1
.829
.910
5.02
5.30
-1.0
-18.9
-1.0
KCM
NNL
24
2
2
16.0
3
9
5
1
.706
.910
6.75
5.30
2.1
130.4
2.1
BRG
ECL
25
5
4
33.0
6
15
1
1
.955
.918
5.73
5.28
1.8
54.1
1.8
HBG
ECL
25
3
3
27.0
4
13
2
1
.895
.918
5.67
5.28
2.2
82.7
2.2
CTG
NNL
26
2
9.1
3
7
3
1
.769
.921
9.64
5.70
2.0
212.3
2.0
DS
NNL
29
13
13
117.0
28
43
6
3
.922
.932
5.46
5.42
0.7
6.3
0.7
AB2
NSL
30
3
ID
NN2
31
3
15.0
4
7
2
1
.846
.912
6.60
4.91
1.4
92.7
1.4
9
10
97
28
269.1
60
111
25
9
.872
.922
5.71
5.34
9.2
34.3
9.2


Glossary
Second Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
WP
IND
21
2
.934
5.50
CAG
NNL
23
2
ABC
NNL
23
1
DM
NNL
24
1
1
6.0
1
2
2
0
.600
.948
4.50
5.65
-0.2
-28.1
-0.2
CTG
NNL
26
1
4.0
1
1
0
0
1.000
.942
4.50
5.43
-0.3
-76.3
-0.3
4
5
7
1
10.0
2
3
2
0
.714
.946
4.50
5.56
-0.5
-47.3
-0.5


Glossary
Right Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
WP
ECL
22
2
CTG
NNL
26
1
8.0
0
0
0
0
.943
0.00
1.59
-0.9
-115.2
-0.9
-0.1
AB2
NSL
30
1
3
3
4
8.0
0
0
0
0
.000
.943
0.00
1.59
-0.9
-115.2
-0.9
-0.1


Glossary
Third Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
ABC
NNL
23
1
CTG
NNL
26
1
2.0
0
1
1
0
.500
.924
4.50
2.95
0.3
171.4
0.3
2
2
2
2.0
0
1
1
0
.500
.924
4.50
2.95
0.3
171.4
0.3


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
Team Lg
BRG
ECL
25
1
1
1
1


Glossary
Left Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
AB2
NSL
30
1
1
1
1


Glossary
Pitcher
Team Lg Lg Lg
AB2
NSL
30
1
0
1
1
1
0



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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