Steel Arm Johnny Taylor - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Steel Arm Johnny Taylor



John Boyce Taylor


Born: August 12, 1879 in Anderson, SC
Died: March 25, 1956 in Peoria, IL
          (76 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'5"
Wt: 168
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Notes:


• College: Biddle University (Charlotte, NC)
• Buried: Springdale Cemetery (Peoria, IL)
• Relatives: Ben Taylor (Brother) , C. I. Taylor (Brother) , Candy Jim Taylor (Brother)
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Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
1B
7
1910
1920
MULT
11.6
8.0
1.6
2.7
-0.8
2
3B
10
1907
1916
MULT
8.1
5.5
1.9
0.0
0.7
3
CF
2
1916
1920
ABC
6.0
5.2
1.4
-0.3
-0.3
4
LF
5
1912
1920
WBS/ABC
5.6
5.5
0.9
0.0
-0.7
5
SS
7
1908
1920
MULT
3.8
2.9
-0.1
-0.1
1.1
6
SP
4
1913
1920
CAG/ABC
2.4
-0.1
-0.1
2.6
0.0
7
SP
1
1913
1913
CAG
2.2
0.3
-0.1
1.9
0.0
8
SP
4
1914
1920
ABC/CBS
2.2
-0.3
0.7
2.0
-0.2
9
SP
1
1920
1920
ABC
1.9
-0.3
0.0
2.2
0.0
10
C
3
1914
1920
ABC
1.8
0.3
0.7
0.0
0.8
11
SS
2
1913
1914
ABC/CAG
1.8
1.0
0.2
0.0
0.6
12
C
1
1913
1913
CAG
1.7
0.4
1.1
0.0
0.2
13
RF
5
1910
1916
WBS/ABC
1.6
0.8
1.2
0.0
-0.3
14
CF
3
1907
1915
MULT
1.6
0.4
0.5
0.9
-0.2
15
2B
3
1909
1911
MULT
1.5
0.7
0.8
0.0
0.1
16
SP
1
1913
1913
CAG
1.2
0.3
-0.1
1.0
-0.1
17
3B
1
1910
1910
COG
1.1
0.1
0.9
0.0
0.0
18
SP
1
1911
1911
SLS
1.1
-0.3
0.0
1.4
0.0
19
RF
2
1914
1915
ABC/CBS
1.0
0.4
0.6
0.0
0.0
20
C
1
1920
1920
ABC
1.0
1.0
0.3
-0.4
0.1
21
1B
1
1913
1913
CAG
1.0
0.5
0.5
0.0
0.0
22
SP
1
1920
1920
ABC
1.0
0.0
0.0
1.0
0.0
23
CF
1
1913
1913
WBS/CAG
0.8
1.6
-0.7
0.0
-0.1
24
C
1
1908
1908
BG
0.7
0.1
0.5
0.0
0.0
25
-
2
1907
1908
BG
0.7
0.1
0.5
0.0
0.1
26
C
1
1910
1910
COG
0.7
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
27
SP
1
1910
1910
COG
0.7
0.4
0.1
0.1
0.0
28
SP
1
1913
1913
CAG
0.6
-0.1
-0.1
0.8
0.0
29
SP
1
1913
1913
CAG
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.7
0.0
30
SP
1
1910
1910
COG
0.6
0.1
-0.1
0.5
0.0
31
3B
1
1920
1920
ABC
0.5
-0.1
0.4
0.0
0.2
32
SS
1
1911
1911
SLS
0.5
0.6
-0.2
0.0
0.1
33
1B
1
1911
1911
SLS
0.5
0.4
0.1
0.0
0.0
34
CF
1
1910
1910
COG
0.5
-0.1
0.6
0.0
-0.1
35
RF
4
1910
1915
MULT
0.4
0.3
0.5
0.0
-0.3
36
LF
1
1909
1909
SPG
0.4
0.2
0.3
0.0
0.0
37
LF
2
1907
1908
BG
0.4
0.3
0.4
-0.2
-0.1
38
C
1
1913
1913
CAG
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
39
2B
1
1915
1915
LWS
0.3
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
40
C
1
1920
1920
ABC
0.3
0.0
0.3
0.0
0.0
41
2B
2
1913
1914
MULT
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
42
2B
1
1916
1916
ABC
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
43
SP
1
1910
1910
COG
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
44
1B
1
1911
1911
SLS
0.3
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
45
RF
2
1913
1916
ABC/CAG
0.2
1.1
-0.8
0.0
-0.1
46
RF
1
1909
1909
SPG
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
47
LF
1
1910
1910
COG
0.2
0.1
0.2
0.0
-0.1
48
2B
1
1920
1920
ABC
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
49
3B
3
1910
1913
WBS
0.2
-0.2
0.4
0.0
0.0
50
SP
1
1914
1914
ABC
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
51
3B
1
1911
1911
SLS
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
52
C
1
1915
1915
LWS
0.2
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.1
53
2B
1
1916
1916
ABC
0.1
-0.2
0.3
0.0
0.0
54
LF
1
1914
1914
ABC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
55
C
2
1915
1916
ABC/CBS
0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
56
1B
2
1909
1910
COG/SPG
0.1
-0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
57
-
2
1907
1908
BG
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
58
2B
1
1913
1913
CAG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
59
RP
1
1915
1915
LWS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
60
-
1
1912
1912
WBS
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
61
C
1
1920
1920
ABC
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
62
SP
2
1916
1920
ABC
0.0
-0.5
0.0
0.6
0.0
63
SP
2
1914
1915
LWS/ABC
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
64
RF
1
1920
1920
ABC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
65
SS
1
1909
1909
SPG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
66
CF
1
1911
1911
SLS
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
67
SS
1
1914
1914
ABC
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
68
SP
1
1916
1916
ABC
0.0
0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
69
-
1
1920
1920
ABC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
70
CF
1
1910
1910
COG
0.0
0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
71
-
1
1920
1920
ABC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
72
-
1
1910
1910
WBS
0.0
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
73
LF
1
1914
1914
ABC
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
74
2B
1
1920
1920
ABC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
75
SP
1
1913
1913
CAG
0.0
0.0
0.2
-0.2
0.0
76
2B
3
1912
1916
MULT
0.0
0.4
-0.5
0.0
0.0
77
3B
1
1915
1915
LWS
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
78
RF
1
1920
1920
ABC
0.0
0.2
0.3
-0.2
-0.3
79
C
1
1913
1913
CAG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
80
-
1
1910
1910
WBS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
81
C
1
1915
1915
LWS
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
82
CF
1
1913
1913
CAG
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
83
C
1
1914
1914
ABC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
84
SP
1
1910
1910
COG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
85
-
1
1915
1915
LWS
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
86
CF
1
1909
1909
SPG
-0.1
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
87
RF
1
1911
1911
SLS
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
88
-
1
1915
1915
LWS
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
89
2B
1
1909
1909
SPG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
90
-
1
1907
1907
BG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
91
3B
1
1920
1920
ABC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
92
-
2
1907
1908
BG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
93
RP
1
1915
1915
LWS
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
94
C
3
1909
1911
MULT
-0.1
-0.4
0.1
0.0
0.1
95
1B
2
1913
1915
MULT
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
96
-
2
1907
1908
BG
-0.1
0.2
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
97
C
2
1915
1916
ABC/CBS
-0.2
0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.1
98
RP
1
1909
1909
SPG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
99
RP
1
1915
1915
LWS
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
100
SS
1
1910
1910
COG
-0.2
0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.1
101
3B
1
1920
1920
ABC
-0.2
-0.8
0.4
0.0
0.3
102
-
1
1920
1920
ABC
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
103
C
1
1914
1914
ABC
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
104
RF
1
1910
1910
COG
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
105
-
1
1910
1910
WBS
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
106
-
1
1915
1915
LWS
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
107
-
1
1909
1909
SPG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
108
-
1
1908
1908
BG
-0.3
0.0
-0.4
0.0
0.0
109
LF
1
1911
1911
SLS
-0.4
0.5
-0.3
-0.5
-0.1
110
RP
2
1912
1913
WBS
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
111
1B
1
1920
1920
ABC
-0.4
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
112
C
2
1907
1908
BG
-0.4
0.2
-0.7
0.0
0.1
113
-
2
1910
1913
CAG/COG
-0.4
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
114
SP
2
1913
1914
ABC/WBS
-0.4
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
115
2B
3
1910
1920
MULT
-0.4
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
116
SS
2
1910
1914
COG/ABC
-0.5
-0.1
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
117
-
1
1920
1920
ABC
-0.5
-0.1
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
118
C
4
1910
1914
WBS/ABC
-0.5
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.1
119
SS
1
1915
1915
LWS
-0.6
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.1
120
2B
1
1914
1914
ABC
-0.6
0.0
-0.6
0.0
0.0
121
SP
3
1910
1914
ABC/WBS
-0.7
0.2
0.2
-1.0
0.0
122
LF
1
1920
1920
ABC
-0.7
-0.7
0.2
0.0
-0.2
123
2B
1
1920
1920
ABC
-0.7
0.0
-0.7
0.0
0.0
124
C
4
1909
1913
MULT
-0.8
-0.5
-0.4
0.0
0.1
125
2B
8
1907
1920
MULT
-0.9
0.2
-0.9
-0.2
0.0
126
LF
2
1915
1916
MULT
-0.9
0.1
-0.9
0.0
-0.2
127
LF
2
1907
1913
BG/CAG
-1.1
0.3
-1.2
0.0
-0.2
128
RF
3
1910
1913
WBS
-1.3
-0.7
-0.5
0.0
-0.1
129
SP
1
1920
1920
ABC
-1.4
-0.1
0.0
-1.3
0.0

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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