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 Breakdown by Position

Multi-Stint Seasons:



C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF PH PR P
Team Lg Pos
WP
IND
21
SS
2
6
WP
ECL
22
SS
8
2
NNL
23
SS
3
1
46
NNL
24
SS
1
-0.2
8
1.1
ECL
25
SS
8
4.0
1
CTG
NNL
26
SS
1
-0.3
1
0.3
2
2.0
1
-0.9
DS
NNL
29
SS
13
0.7
AB2
NSL
30
SS
3
1
1
1
ID
NN2
31
SS
3
1.4
9
10
SS
7
-0.5
2
0.3
97
9.2
1
4
-0.9
1
1
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Washington Potomacs
SS
2
14
2
1
Chicago American Giants
SS
2
3
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
SS
1
1
43
1
Dayton Marcos
-
1
-0.2
6
-1.0
1
Kansas City Monarchs
SS
2
2.1
1
Harrisburg Giants
-
3
2.2
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SS
5
1.8
1
1
Cleveland Tigers
SS
1
-0.3
1
0.3
2
2.0
1
-0.9
1
Detroit Stars I
SS
13
0.7
2
Indianapolis ABCs II
SS
6
1.4
1
1
1

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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, 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