Branch Russell - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

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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• Buried: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery (Lemay, MO)
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All Teammate Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
9
1924
1932
7.6
1
1922
1922
4.7
3
1922
1925
1.0
2
1925
1926
0.1
2
1927
1931
0.0
Center Field Yrs First Last
10
1922
1931
21.5
4
1922
1925
3.5
1
1922
1922
0.3
1
1922
1922
0.0
2
1922
1923
0.0

Right Field Yrs First Last
11
1922
1932
11.8
1
1922
1922
4.1
1
1925
1925
0.0
7
1923
1931
-1.1
Shortstop Yrs First Last
8
1924
1931
33.2
1
1922
1922
5.4
1
1922
1922
0.0
1
1932
1932
-0.1
2
1922
1923
-1.6
Second Base Yrs First Last
5
1926
1930
5.3
1
1931
1931
1.7
1
1932
1932
0.3
1
1925
1925
0.2
1
1922
1922
0.2
Third Base Yrs First Last
8
1924
1931
7.0
2
1922
1923
2.0
6
1923
1929
1.1
1
1922
1922
0.1
First Base Yrs First Last
6
1926
1931
18.0
5
1924
1928
6.0
2
1930
1931
2.3
1
1922
1922
0.5
1
1932
1932
-0.1
Manager Yrs First Last
Catcher Yrs First Last
6
1923
1928
5.8
2
1928
1929
2.8
2
1922
1923
1.2
5
1926
1930
0.8
3
1925
1931
0.5
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
10
1922
1931
21.3
5
1927
1931
15.7
9
1924
1932
13.3
4
1927
1930
9.7
1
1922
1922
7.6
4
1922
1925
5.4
3
1924
1926
4.5
1
1930
1930
4.4
3
1923
1925
3.2
1
1926
1926
2.2
2
1930
1931
2.1
2
1922
1923
2.0
1
1922
1922
1.9
3
1929
1931
1.9
1
1922
1922
1.2
1
1923
1923
1.2
2
1922
1924
1.1
3
1927
1929
1.0
1
1923
1923
0.7
1
1931
1931
0.6
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
1
1922
1922
0.2
1
1922
1922
0.2
1
1932
1932
0.1
1
1926
1926
0.1
1
1927
1927
0.1
1
1922
1922
0.0
1
1929
1929
-0.1
2
1924
1932
-0.3
1
1932
1932
-0.4
1
1926
1926
-0.5
2
1922
1923
-0.9
3
1922
1924
-0.9

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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