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


All Teammate Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
1
1927
1927
2.6
4
1926
1933
1.6
2
1925
1927
1.0
2
1932
1933
0.4
2
1925
1933
0.4
Center Field Yrs First Last
2
1925
1926
5.3
1
1927
1927
4.5
1
1931
1931
2.2
1
1928
1928
1.4
1
1933
1933
1.2

Right Field Yrs First Last
2
1927
1928
2.8
1
1927
1927
2.7
1
1926
1926
1.2
1
1925
1925
1.2
3
1923
1927
1.1
Shortstop Yrs First Last
1
1926
1926
3.3
1
1926
1926
1.5
2
1928
1931
0.6
1
1923
1923
0.5
1
1932
1932
0.4
Second Base Yrs First Last
1
1925
1925
2.9
1
1926
1926
2.8
2
1927
1932
2.6
1
1928
1928
1.6
1
1932
1932
0.6
Third Base Yrs First Last
1
1927
1927
2.7
1
1927
1927
1.6
2
1924
1928
1.0
1
1926
1926
0.7
2
1932
1933
0.4
First Base Yrs First Last
2
1923
1924
2.7
1
1932
1932
1.7
1
1926
1926
1.3
2
1926
1928
0.1
1
1926
1926
0.0
Manager Yrs First Last
Catcher Yrs First Last
1
1926
1926
1.2
2
1923
1924
1.1
2
1931
1933
1.0
1
1926
1926
0.8
1
1923
1923
0.7
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
3
1926
1931
6.2
1
1927
1927
4.7
1
1926
1926
4.6
2
1925
1931
3.2
1
1926
1926
2.9
1
1925
1925
2.9
1
1926
1926
2.7
1
1928
1928
2.5
1
1932
1932
2.2
1
1925
1925
2.2
1
1925
1925
2.1
1
1925
1925
1.9
1
1933
1933
1.9
2
1923
1928
1.8
1
1931
1931
1.6
1
1927
1927
1.3
1
1927
1927
1.1
1
1927
1927
1.0
1
1932
1932
1.0
1
1926
1926
0.7
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
1
1926
1926
1.0
1
1926
1926
0.5
1
1926
1926
0.1
2
1932
1933
0.1
1
1932
1932
0.1
1
1925
1925
0.1
1
1931
1931
0.1
1
1927
1927
0.1
1
1931
1931
0.1
1
1931
1931
0.0
1
1928
1928
0.0
1
1926
1926
0.0
1
1927
1927
0.0
1
1933
1933
-0.1
1
1933
1933
-0.2
2
1926
1928
-0.2
1
1933
1933
-0.3
1
1925
1925
-0.5
2
1923
1924
-0.5
2
1923
1924
-0.7

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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