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Chester Williams



Chester Arthur Williams
(Ches)

Born: May 25, 1906 in Beaumont, TX
Died: December 25, 1952 in Lake Charles, LA
          (46 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 180
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Notes:


• Buried: Hi-Mount Cemetery (Lake Charles, LA)
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All Teammate Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
5
1935
1942
3.8
6
1932
1942
2.9
3
1931
1933
2.6
1
1940
1940
2.3
1
1939
1939
0.7
Center Field Yrs First Last
7
1932
1940
11.9
1
1941
1941
4.2
4
1930
1937
3.1
2
1930
1932
1.7
1
1930
1930
1.2

Right Field Yrs First Last
6
1931
1936
3.2
1
1930
1930
2.6
3
1932
1934
1.3
1
1930
1930
1.3
2
1941
1942
1.3
Shortstop Yrs First Last
13
1930
1942
12.6
1
1932
1932
1.4
3
1933
1939
1.0
4
1932
1938
0.4
1
1930
1930
0.4
Second Base Yrs First Last
3
1931
1933
5.3
3
1935
1939
3.6
5
1935
1941
3.2
5
1931
1938
1.8
2
1941
1942
1.1
Third Base Yrs First Last
7
1932
1942
4.2
2
1940
1941
3.0
2
1941
1942
2.1
2
1932
1938
0.4
5
1930
1937
0.3
First Base Yrs First Last
7
1932
1938
8.0
5
1935
1942
3.2
2
1932
1933
1.6
3
1936
1938
1.3
2
1932
1938
1.3
Manager Yrs First Last
Catcher Yrs First Last
8
1930
1942
19.0
8
1931
1939
2.7
3
1930
1932
1.5
1
1930
1930
1.3
2
1937
1938
1.0
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
5
1931
1936
18.9
7
1932
1938
12.8
7
1931
1942
11.8
6
1931
1936
6.0
4
1932
1935
5.9
1
1941
1941
5.0
2
1941
1942
4.6
2
1937
1938
4.3
2
1940
1941
3.9
5
1931
1938
3.7
4
1932
1935
3.6
3
1932
1937
3.6
4
1939
1942
3.2
1
1941
1941
3.2
2
1930
1936
2.5
1
1939
1939
2.4
5
1933
1938
2.3
3
1930
1933
2.2
2
1932
1933
2.2
2
1937
1938
2.1
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
2
1930
1931
2.2
1
1941
1941
0.9
2
1936
1937
0.7
7
1933
1942
0.6
2
1937
1938
0.5
1
1932
1932
0.4
1
1934
1934
0.3
1
1932
1932
0.2
1
1938
1938
0.2
1
1931
1931
0.1
1
1941
1941
0.1
1
1932
1932
0.1
1
1932
1932
0.1
1
1941
1941
0.1
1
1930
1930
0.1
1
1930
1930
0.1
2
1931
1932
0.1
1
1934
1934
0.0
2
1936
1937
0.0
1
1930
1930
0.0

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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