Frank Stephens - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Frank Stephens



John Samuel Stephens


Born: September 27, 1897
in Springettsbury Township, PA
Died: March 1991 in York, PA
          (93 years old)

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• Relatives: Jake Stephens (Brother)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
ABC
NNL
23
SP
5
0
1.000
8
5
3
0
0
35.2
15
11
30
0
18
18
1
0
151
2.78
133
TT
NNL
25
SP
1
4
.200
6
4
2
0
0
26.2
22
17
38
2
8
9
0
0
0
131
5.74
86
MULT
NNL
27
SP
2
10
.167
21
13
5
1
0
85.2
78
75
101
39
36
3
3
395
7.88
59
ABC
NNL
28
SP
5
8
.385
18
14
10
1
0
123.1
79
61
135
9
49
44
2
0
6
563
4.45
105
NNL
29
LF
5
5
.500
21
10
7
1
0
116.1
87
66
135
47
35
1
1
5.11
79
CTG
NNL
30
RF
3
6
.333
15
9
4
0
0
81.2
69
56
98
4
39
42
3
7
385
6.17
73
AC
ANL
31
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0.2
3
3
1
0
3
0
1
0
6
40.50
14
CHD
IND
33
SP
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
7.0
3
1
7
0
1
6
0
0
29
1.29
349
8
9
SP
21
34
.382
91
56
32
3
0
477.0
356
290
545
15
204
190
11
0
17
1660
5.47
83
162 Game Average
10
16
.382
42
26
15
1
0
220.2
165
134
252
12
94
88
5
0
8
973
5.47
83
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Indianapolis ABCs I
SP
10
12
.455
31
23
13
1
0
171.0
123
99
195
9
74
71
3
0
6
786
5.21
90
1
Toledo Tigers
SP
1
4
.200
6
4
2
0
0
26.2
22
17
38
2
8
9
0
0
0
131
5.74
86
1
Chicago American Giants
SP
2
3
.400
10
6
5
1
0
55.0
26
25
45
21
22
0
3
231
4.09
104
1
Birmingham Black Barons
-
0
3
.000
6
3
0
0
0
18.2
23
23
26
11
5
3
0
92
11.09
49
1
Cleveland Hornets
LF
1
4
.200
10
4
3
0
0
60.2
55
40
81
24
17
1
0
5.93
69
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
4
1
.800
11
6
4
1
0
55.2
32
26
54
23
18
0
1
4.20
93
1
Cleveland Tigers
SP
3
6
.333
15
9
4
0
0
81.2
69
56
98
4
39
42
3
7
385
6.17
73
1
Bacharach Giants
-
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0.2
3
3
1
0
3
0
1
0
6
40.50
14
1
Pollock's Cuban Stars
RP
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
7.0
3
1
7
0
1
6
0
0
29
1.29
349



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
ABC
NNL
23
SP
35.2
1.35
1.28
11.9%
11.0%
11.9%
7.0%
1.00
1.55
0.0%
0.8%
TT
NNL
25
SP
26.2
1.73
1.56
6.9%
8.6%
6.1%
8.2%
1.13
1.05
1.5%
1.3%
MULT
NNL
27
SP
85.2
1.63
1.30
9.1%
9.6%
9.9%
7.6%
0.92
1.31
ABC
NNL
28
SP
123.1
1.49
1.48
7.8%
10.4%
8.7%
8.3%
0.90
1.25
1.6%
1.4%
NNL
29
LF
116.1
1.56
1.43
6.7%
10.0%
9.0%
7.4%
0.74
1.36
CTG
NNL
30
RF
81.2
1.68
1.45
10.9%
9.9%
10.1%
6.7%
1.08
1.48
1.0%
1.0%
AC
ANL
31
RP
0.2
6.00
1.69
0.0%
8.9%
50.0%
9.4%
0.00
0.94
0.0%
1.3%
CHD
IND
33
SP
7.0
1.14
1.41
20.7%
10.6%
3.4%
7.7%
6.00
1.39
0.0%
0.9%
8
9
SP
477.0
1.57
1.42
8.7%
10.0%
9.4%
7.5%
0.93
1.34
1.2%
1.2%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
3
Indianapolis ABCs I
SP
171.0
1.57
1.44
9.0%
10.4%
9.4%
8.0%
0.96
1.31
1.3%
1.3%
1
Toledo Tigers
SP
26.2
1.73
1.56
6.9%
8.6%
6.1%
8.2%
1.13
1.05
1.5%
1.3%
1
Chicago American Giants
SP
55.0
1.20
1.23
9.5%
9.9%
9.1%
7.2%
1.05
1.38
1
Birmingham Black Barons
-
18.2
1.98
1.42
5.4%
9.4%
12.0%
7.9%
0.45
1.20
1
Cleveland Hornets
LF
60.2
1.73
1.45
6.0%
10.0%
8.5%
7.4%
0.71
1.34
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
55.2
1.38
1.41
7.5%
10.0%
9.6%
7.3%
0.78
1.38
1
Cleveland Tigers
SP
81.2
1.68
1.45
10.9%
9.9%
10.1%
6.7%
1.08
1.48
1.0%
1.0%
1
Bacharach Giants
-
0.2
6.00
1.69
0.0%
8.9%
50.0%
9.4%
0.00
0.94
0.0%
1.3%
1
Pollock's Cuban Stars
RP
7.0
1.14
1.41
20.7%
10.6%
3.4%
7.7%
6.00
1.39
0.0%
0.9%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
ABC
NNL
23
SP
8
151
130
15
30
4
1
0
3
18
18
0
3
5
.231
.324
.277
.601
TT
NNL
25
SP
6
131
117
22
38
2
8
9
0
.325
.368
MULT
NNL
27
SP
21
395
78
101
39
36
3
ABC
NNL
28
SP
18
563
495
79
135
22
10
9
13
49
44
6
13
11
.273
.345
.412
.758
NNL
29
LF
21
87
135
47
35
1
CTG
NNL
30
RF
15
385
321
69
98
21
9
4
13
39
42
7
17
3
.305
.392
.464
.857
AC
ANL
31
RP
1
6
3
3
1
1
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
.333
.667
.667
1.333
CHD
IND
33
SP
1
29
28
3
7
0
0
0
3
1
6
0
0
0
.250
.276
.250
.526
8
9
SP
91
1660
1094
356
545
48
20
15
32
204
190
17
33
19
.282
.359
.407
.767
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Indianapolis ABCs I
SP
31
786
625
123
195
26
11
9
16
74
71
6
16
16
.264
.341
.384
.725
1
Toledo Tigers
SP
6
131
117
22
38
2
8
9
0
.325
.368
.000
.000
1
Chicago American Giants
SP
10
231
26
45
21
22
3
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Birmingham Black Barons
-
6
92
23
26
11
5
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Cleveland Hornets
LF
10
55
81
24
17
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
11
32
54
23
18
1
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Cleveland Tigers
SP
15
385
321
69
98
21
9
4
13
39
42
7
17
3
.305
.392
.464
.857
1
Bacharach Giants
-
1
6
3
3
1
1
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
.333
.667
.667
1.333
1
Pollock's Cuban Stars
RP
1
29
28
3
7
0
0
0
3
1
6
0
0
0
.250
.276
.250
.526

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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