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William Selden



William H. Selden


Born: October 10, 1866 in Norfolk, VA
Died: August 26, 1926 in Boston, MA
          (59 years old)

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• Buried: Mount Hope Cemetery (Boston, MA)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
MULT
20
LF
2
1
.667
3
3
3
0
0
26.0
20
13
26
3
8
14
1
0
2
109
4.50
77
GOR
24
LF
3
1
.750
6
3
3
1
0
39.1
11
2
26
0
7
24
1
0
153
0.46
513
CBG
IND
27
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
7
4
11
0
3
4
0
0
41
4.00
159
CXG
IND
29
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
9
6
9
1
1
3
0
0
36
6.00
76
CXG
30
SP
2
1
.667
3
3
3
0
0
25.0
13
8
21
1
5
17
0
2
106
2.88
186
CXG
IND
31
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
6
2
12
0
1
4
0
0
39
2.00
108
CXG
IND
32
SP
2
0
1.000
2
2
2
0
0
18.0
9
6
22
2
3
2
0
1
77
3.00
126
7
4
SP
12
3
.800
17
14
14
1
0
135.1
75
41
127
7
28
68
2
0
5
561
2.73
144
162 Game Average
26
7
.800
37
31
31
2
0
297.0
165
90
279
15
61
149
4
0
11
1231
2.73
144
 
Team Lg Pos
7
Negro Leagues
11
0
1.000
13
10
10
1
0
102.1
49
28
87
5
18
57
1
1
412
2.46
166
3
vs Major Leagues
0
3
.000
3
3
3
0
0
24.0
22
11
30
2
5
11
1
2
112
4.13
87
1
vs High Minors
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
4
2
10
0
5
0
0
0
2
37
2.00
178
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Boston Resolutes
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
3
2
4
1
2
13
0
0
33
2.00
164
2
Cuban Giants I
SP
2
1
.667
3
3
3
0
0
26.0
24
15
33
2
9
5
1
0
2
117
5.19
77
1
New York Gorhams
RP
3
1
.750
6
3
3
1
0
39.1
11
2
26
0
7
24
1
0
153
0.46
576
4
Cuban X Giants
SP
6
1
.857
7
7
7
0
0
61.0
37
22
64
4
10
26
0
3
258
3.25
127



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
MULT
20
LF
26.0
1.31
1.54
12.8%
9.5%
7.3%
4.4%
1.75
2.19
2.8%
0.5%
GOR
24
LF
39.1
0.84
1.41
15.7%
13.9%
4.6%
8.3%
3.43
1.53
0.0%
1.5%
CBG
IND
27
SP
9.0
1.56
1.78
9.8%
13.8%
7.3%
19.0%
1.33
0.73
0.0%
4.6%
CXG
IND
29
SP
9.0
1.11
1.36
8.3%
11.1%
2.8%
8.8%
3.00
1.26
2.8%
4.0%
CXG
30
SP
25.0
1.04
1.64
16.0%
8.5%
4.7%
8.2%
3.40
1.06
0.9%
1.4%
CXG
IND
31
SP
9.0
1.44
1.33
10.3%
10.3%
2.6%
5.5%
4.00
1.87
0.0%
1.1%
CXG
IND
32
SP
18.0
1.39
1.33
2.6%
7.8%
3.9%
6.1%
0.67
1.27
2.6%
1.8%
7
4
SP
135.1
1.15
1.48
12.1%
10.4%
5.0%
7.8%
2.43
1.49
1.2%
1.8%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
7
Negro Leagues
102.1
1.03
1.50
13.8%
10.1%
4.4%
8.4%
3.17
1.33
1.2%
2.3%
3
vs Major Leagues
24.0
1.46
1.42
9.8%
11.9%
4.5%
7.1%
2.20
1.73
1.8%
0.6%
1
vs High Minors
9.0
1.67
1.52
0.0%
9.2%
13.5%
3.5%
0.00
2.62
0.0%
0.3%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Boston Resolutes
SP
9.0
0.67
1.66
39.4%
8.9%
6.1%
5.2%
6.50
1.73
3.0%
0.2%
2
Cuban Giants I
SP
26.0
1.62
1.59
4.3%
11.2%
7.7%
9.3%
0.56
1.85
1.7%
2.0%
1
New York Gorhams
RP
39.1
0.84
1.41
15.7%
12.4%
4.6%
7.9%
3.43
1.53
0.0%
1.7%
4
Cuban X Giants
SP
61.0
1.21
1.46
10.1%
9.1%
3.9%
7.4%
2.60
1.27
1.6%
2.0%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
MULT
20
LF
3
109
99
20
26
5
2
3
10
8
14
2
0
2
.263
.330
.444
.775
GOR
24
LF
6
153
141
11
26
4
0
0
10
7
24
0
5
5
.184
.223
.213
.436
CBG
IND
27
SP
1
41
36
7
11
1
0
0
0
3
4
0
2
1
.306
.359
.333
.692
CXG
IND
29
SP
1
36
35
9
9
2
0
1
0
1
3
0
0
0
.257
.278
.400
.678
CXG
30
SP
3
106
96
13
21
1
1
1
5
17
2
3
1
.219
.272
.281
.553
CXG
IND
31
SP
1
39
38
6
12
1
1
0
2
1
4
0
0
1
.316
.333
.395
.728
CXG
IND
32
SP
2
77
69
9
22
2
0
2
0
3
2
1
4
3
.319
.356
.435
.791
7
4
SP
17
561
514
75
127
16
4
7
22
28
68
5
14
13
.247
.293
.335
.627
 
Team Lg Pos
7
Negro Leagues
13
412
383
49
87
11
2
5
8
18
57
1
10
10
.227
.264
.305
.569
3
vs Major Leagues
3
112
101
22
30
4
1
2
7
5
11
2
4
1
.297
.343
.416
.758
1
vs High Minors
1
37
30
4
10
1
1
0
7
5
0
2
0
2
.333
.459
.433
.893
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Boston Resolutes
SP
1
33
31
3
4
1
0
1
1
2
13
0
0
.129
.182
.258
.440
2
Cuban Giants I
SP
3
117
104
24
33
5
2
2
9
9
5
2
2
3
.317
.383
.462
.844
1
New York Gorhams
RP
6
153
141
11
26
4
0
0
10
7
24
0
5
5
.184
.223
.213
.436
4
Cuban X Giants
SP
7
258
238
37
64
6
2
4
2
10
26
3
7
5
.269
.307
.361
.668

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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