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Branch Russell



Branch Lee Russell


Born: October 9, 1895 in South Boston, VA
Died: May 1, 1959 in St. Louis, MO
          (63 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: R
Ht: 5'10"
Wt: 165
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Notes:


• Buried: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery (Lemay, MO)
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Fielding
Glossary
Right Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
KCM
NNL
26
1
9.0
0
0
0
0
.954
0.00
1.60
-0.9
-94.4
-0.7
-0.1
SLS
NNL
26
2
16.0
0
0
0
0
.954
0.00
1.60
-1.8
-109.8
-1.6
-0.2
SLS
NNL
27
17
15
146.0
21
1
0
1
1.000
.957
1.36
1.63
-3.7
-25.4
-3.2
-0.5
SLS
NNL
28
37
37
312.0
50
4
0
0
1.000
.964
1.56
1.67
-3.4
-10.8
-3.2
-0.2
SLS
NNL
29
70
SLS
NNC
29
7
7
52.1
9
0
1
0
.900
.909
1.55
1.51
0.0
0.3
0.0
0.0
SLS
NNL
30
64
62
533.0
88
11
8
4
.925
.943
1.67
1.70
-4.4
-8.3
-6.2
1.7
SLS
NNL
31
82
SLS
NNL
32
76
671.1
91
7
9
1
.916
.943
1.31
1.59
-11.5
-17.2
-10.1
-1.5
SLS
NNC
32
7
60.0
11
0
0
0
1.000
.944
1.65
1.25
1.3
21.4
1.3
0.0
SLS
NNL
33
82
SLS
NNL
34
81
SLS
NNC
34
7
7
62.0
5
1
5
0
.545
.737
0.87
1.02
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
SLS
NNL
35
23
22
190.0
34
1
1
0
.972
.936
1.66
1.49
4.4
23.0
5.8
-1.5
CLS
EWL
36
13
13
110.2
19
3
0
0
1.000
.954
1.79
1.76
0.8
7.0
-0.1
0.9
11
3
569
163
2162.1
328
28
24
6
.937
.940
1.48
1.60
-19.2
-8.9
-18.0
-1.2


Glossary
Third Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
SLS
NNL
26
25
221.0
26
69
4
6
.960
.930
3.87
3.18
9.5
42.8
9.5
SLS
NvM
26
3
27.0
1
4
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.67
2.29
-1.2
-43.2
-1.2
SLS
NNL
27
25
25
193.2
23
47
4
3
.946
.925
3.25
3.16
2.6
13.4
2.6
SLS
NNL
28
5
2
17.2
3
5
1
0
.889
.931
4.08
3.17
0.4
24.8
0.4
SLS
NNL
29
2
SLS
NNL
31
8
SLS
NNL
32
2
6.0
1
3
0
0
1.000
.924
6.00
2.95
1.1
176.5
1.1
SLS
NNC
32
1
1.0
0
0
0
0
.909
0.00
3.69
-0.1
-148.3
-0.1
SLS
NNL
33
7
SLS
NNL
35
1
0
8.0
0
1
0
0
1.000
.923
1.13
2.93
-0.4
-45.1
-0.4
8
1
79
27
474.1
54
129
9
9
.953
.932
3.47
3.12
11.9
25.0
11.9


Glossary
Second Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
SLS
NNL
26
12
106.0
20
47
4
2
.944
.935
5.69
5.07
6.4
60.4
6.4
SLS
NNL
27
6
6
53.0
14
16
2
2
.938
.938
5.09
5.56
-2.3
-43.8
-2.3
SLS
NNL
28
12
8
78.1
17
26
5
0
.896
.925
4.94
5.20
-1.7
-22.2
-1.7
SLS
NNL
29
19
SLS
NNC
29
2
0
7.0
0
1
1
0
.500
.911
1.29
3.85
-0.5
-77.6
-0.5
SLS
NNL
30
8
6
58.0
9
25
3
3
.919
.948
5.28
5.65
1.4
24.5
1.4
SLS
NNL
31
7
SLS
NNL
33
1
SLS
NNL
35
8
8
73.0
13
18
3
2
.912
.931
3.82
5.24
-3.8
-52.4
-3.8
CLS
EWL
36
3
3
23.0
4
10
0
3
1.000
.957
5.48
5.68
1.1
48.1
1.1
9
2
78
31
398.1
77
143
18
12
.924
.936
4.97
5.29
0.5
1.3
0.5


Glossary
Shortstop
Team Lg Lg Lg
SLS
NNL
27
22
19
171.1
47
68
12
11
.906
.918
6.04
5.67
-6.0
-34.9
-6.0
SLS
NNL
28
18
18
152.1
42
61
10
8
.912
.906
6.09
5.28
2.9
19.0
2.9
SLS
NNL
30
11
10
103.0
31
36
5
6
.931
.910
5.85
5.30
-1.4
-13.5
-1.4
SLS
NNL
31
3
SLS
NNL
32
1
9.0
2
2
0
3
1.000
.921
4.00
5.70
-0.8
-94.2
-0.8
SLS
NNL
34
2
6
1
57
47
435.2
122
167
27
28
.915
.912
5.97
5.45
-5.3
-12.2
-5.3


Glossary
Left Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
SLS
NNL
26
8
66.0
15
0
0
0
1.000
.944
2.05
1.64
1.5
22.8
2.0
-0.4
SLS
NNL
27
13
13
106.0
20
6
0
0
1.000
.945
2.21
1.72
2.7
25.2
-0.2
2.9
SLS
NNL
28
4
3
32.0
9
0
0
0
1.000
.954
2.53
1.65
1.8
57.0
2.1
-0.2
SLS
NNL
30
4
4
37.0
7
0
0
0
1.000
.950
1.70
1.65
-0.2
-4.6
0.1
-0.3
SLS
NNL
33
1
SLS
NNL
34
4
6
1
34
20
241.0
51
6
0
0
1.000
.947
2.13
1.68
5.8
24.2
3.9
2.0


Glossary
Center Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
SLS
NNL
27
4
4
36.0
6
0
0
0
1.000
.953
1.50
2.07
-1.7
-46.4
-1.4
-0.3
SLS
NNL
28
1
0
1.0
0
0
0
0
.963
0.00
2.17
-0.2
-150.1
-0.1
0.0
2
1
5
4
37.0
6
0
0
0
1.000
.954
1.46
2.07
-1.8
-49.2
-1.5
-0.3


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
Team Lg
SLS
NNL
30
2
SLS
NNL
33
2
2
1
4



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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