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Joe Sparks



Joseph Sparks


Born: birthplace unknown


Bats: L
Throws: R
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 160
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Notes:




Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
NAL
2B
45
180
150
20
29
7
2
2
18
2
0
18
0
4
8
.193
.297
.307
.603
68
CAG
NAL
SS
18
53
45
10
10
1
1
2
7
0
7
1
0
.222
.340
.422
.762
127
CAG
NAL
SS
29
96
85
9
18
2
3
1
11
1
8
3
.212
.280
.341
.621
85
CAG
NAL
2B
14
44
39
4
7
1
0
1
2
0
5
0
.179
.273
.282
.555
78
4
2
SS
106
373
319
43
64
11
6
6
38
3
0
38
0
5
11
.201
.296
.329
.625
81
162 Game Average
570
488
66
98
17
9
9
58
5
0
58
0
13
17
.201
.296
.329
.625
81
 
Team Lg Pos
1
St. Louis Stars II
2B
16
77
62
12
16
5
0
2
10
0
0
7
4
4
.258
.370
.435
.805
112
4
Chicago American Giants
SS
90
296
257
31
48
6
6
4
28
3
31
0
1
7
.187
.277
.304
.580
74



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NAL
180
.278
.329
10.0%
7.7%
1.1%
0.9%
.113
.114
CAG
NAL
53
.357
.313
13.2%
7.5%
3.8%
0.7%
.200
.092
CAG
NAL
96
.286
.314
8.3%
8.9%
1.0%
0.8%
.129
.094
CAG
NAL
44
.280
.303
11.4%
8.7%
2.3%
0.6%
.103
.071
4
2
373
.291
.320
10.2%
8.1%
1.6%
0.8%
.129
.100
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
St. Louis Stars II
77
.355
.347
9.1%
8.1%
2.6%
0.9%
.177
.120
4
Chicago American Giants
296
.275
.313
10.5%
8.1%
1.4%
0.8%
.117
.095

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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