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Jim Willis



Jim Willis
(Cannonball)

Born: birthplace unknown


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Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
4
1935
1939
BEG
6.7
1.9
0.2
4.6
0.0
2
CF
7
1932
1939
BEG
6.1
6.0
0.7
0.0
-0.6
3
SP
2
1928
1931
BBB/CCU
5.9
0.5
0.0
5.4
0.0
4
3B
6
1933
1939
BEG
4.4
0.6
3.3
0.1
0.5
5
SP
6
1932
1937
BEG
3.6
-0.6
0.0
4.2
0.0
6
2B
6
1933
1939
BEG
3.5
4.2
-1.2
0.0
0.5
7
SP
4
1934
1937
BEG
3.4
-0.1
0.0
3.5
0.0
8
CF
3
1932
1934
BEG
2.8
1.5
1.2
0.0
0.1
9
SP
1
1928
1928
BBB
2.6
-0.2
0.0
2.8
0.0
10
LF
3
1928
1935
BEG/BBB
2.3
3.3
-0.6
0.0
-0.4
11
SP
7
1929
1935
CCU/BEG
2.1
-0.7
-0.2
3.0
0.0
12
SS
8
1931
1939
BEG/CCU
1.9
0.0
0.8
0.0
1.0
13
2B
4
1929
1932
CCU/BEG
1.8
1.4
0.1
0.0
0.3
14
3B
1
1928
1928
BBB
1.8
0.9
0.6
0.0
0.2
15
SP
2
1928
1932
BBB/BEG
1.7
-0.3
0.0
2.0
0.0
16
RF
3
1935
1937
BEG
1.7
2.1
0.0
0.0
-0.4
17
C
4
1933
1939
BEG/PS
1.7
0.4
1.0
0.0
0.3
18
LF
1
1928
1928
BBB
1.6
0.4
1.4
0.0
-0.2
19
SP
1
1933
1933
PS
1.5
0.0
0.0
1.6
0.0
20
SP
1
1939
1939
BEG
1.5
-0.1
0.0
1.6
0.0
21
3B
1
1933
1933
PS
1.5
1.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
22
RF
1
1933
1933
PS
1.4
1.6
0.0
0.0
-0.1
23
1B
1
1928
1928
BBB
1.3
1.5
0.2
0.0
-0.4
24
SP
1
1937
1937
BEG
1.0
0.3
0.0
0.6
0.0
25
SP
1
1931
1931
CCU
1.0
0.0
0.0
1.0
0.0
26
SS
3
1935
1937
BEG
0.9
0.6
0.1
0.0
0.2
27
SP
1
1933
1933
PS
0.9
-0.2
0.0
1.1
0.0
28
LF
1
1939
1939
BEG
0.9
1.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
29
RP
1
1932
1932
BEG
0.9
-0.1
0.0
0.9
0.0
30
SP
4
1930
1934
BEG/CCU
0.9
0.1
0.1
0.7
0.0
31
LF
2
1937
1939
BEG
0.8
1.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
32
SP
1
1939
1939
BEG
0.8
0.0
0.0
0.7
0.0
33
SP
3
1935
1939
BEG
0.7
-0.2
0.0
1.0
0.0
34
3B
1
1933
1933
PS
0.7
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
35
3B
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.7
0.0
0.6
0.0
0.0
36
3B
3
1930
1932
BEG/CCU
0.6
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.1
37
2B
1
1931
1931
CCU
0.6
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
38
1B
2
1929
1930
BEG
0.6
0.9
0.0
0.0
-0.3
39
C
3
1932
1934
BEG
0.6
0.9
-0.5
0.0
0.1
40
SP
2
1937
1939
BEG
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.7
0.0
41
SP
1
1933
1933
BEG
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
42
LF
1
1931
1931
CCU
0.5
0.4
0.2
0.0
-0.1
43
CF
1
1928
1928
BBB
0.5
0.2
0.3
0.0
0.0
44
1B
1
1932
1932
BEG
0.5
0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.1
45
RF
1
1932
1932
BEG
0.5
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
46
C
3
1929
1932
BEG
0.5
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
47
SS
1
1939
1939
BEG
0.5
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
48
2B
1
1933
1933
PS
0.4
0.6
-0.2
0.0
0.1
49
RF
1
1928
1928
BBB
0.4
0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.1
50
SS
1
1933
1933
PS
0.4
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.2
51
SP
1
1928
1928
BBB
0.4
0.5
0.0
-0.2
0.0
52
SS
4
1929
1933
BEG
0.4
-0.9
1.1
0.0
0.2
53
C
3
1928
1933
BEG/BBB
0.3
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.1
54
SP
1
1937
1937
BEG
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
55
CF
1
1929
1929
BEG
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
56
RF
2
1930
1931
BEG/CCU
0.3
0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.2
57
SP
1
1933
1933
PS
0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.5
0.0
58
3B
2
1930
1932
BEG
0.3
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
59
RF
2
1931
1932
CCU/BEG
0.3
0.0
0.2
0.1
-0.1
60
SP
1
1933
1933
PS
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
61
SP
1
1932
1932
BEG
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
62
CF
1
1933
1933
PS
0.2
-0.3
0.6
0.0
-0.1
63
RF
3
1931
1933
BEG/CCU
0.2
-0.1
0.3
0.0
0.0
64
LF
1
1934
1934
BEG
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
65
1B
1
1939
1939
BEG
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
66
SP
1
1933
1933
BEG
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
67
RP
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
68
RF
2
1929
1930
BEG
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
69
RF
1
1930
1930
BEG
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
70
2B
1
1932
1932
BEG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
71
-
1
1937
1937
SAS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
72
LF
1
1934
1934
BEG
0.1
0.6
-0.9
0.6
-0.1
73
SS
1
1929
1929
BEG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
74
RP
1
1932
1932
BEG
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
75
SS
1
1929
1929
BEG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
76
RP
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
77
3B
1
1931
1931
CCU
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
78
RF
1
1932
1932
BEG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
79
C
1
1930
1930
BEG
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
80
C
1
1934
1934
BEG
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
81
RF
1
1930
1930
BEG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
82
-
1
1937
1937
SAS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
83
1B
3
1932
1937
BEG/SAS
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
84
-
1
1928
1928
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
85
-
1
1931
1931
CCU
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
86
-
1
1932
1932
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
87
-
1
1937
1937
SAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
88
CF
1
1930
1930
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
89
LF
1
1933
1933
PS
0.0
0.4
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
90
SS
1
1933
1933
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
91
SP
1
1931
1931
CCU
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
92
SS
4
1929
1932
CCU/BEG
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
93
-
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
94
C
1
1929
1929
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
95
SP
1
1935
1935
BEG
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
96
SS
1
1939
1939
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
97
C
2
1928
1931
CCU/BBB
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.2
98
-
1
1932
1932
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
99
-
1
1937
1937
SAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
100
RP
1
1928
1928
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
101
RF
1
1930
1930
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
102
-
1
1928
1928
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
103
2B
1
1929
1929
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
104
-
1
1928
1928
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
105
3B
1
1930
1930
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
106
3B
1
1939
1939
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
107
LF
1
1939
1939
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
108
-
1
1933
1933
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
109
2B
1
1934
1934
BEG
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
110
C
1
1939
1939
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
111
-
1
1933
1933
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
112
-
1
1937
1937
SAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
113
RP
1
1930
1930
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
114
RF
1
1929
1929
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
115
2B
1
1929
1929
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
116
-
1
1928
1928
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
117
-
1
1937
1937
SAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
118
RF
1
1932
1932
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
119
-
1
1937
1937
SAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
120
-
1
1937
1937
SAS
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
121
RF
1
1939
1939
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
122
RP
2
1933
1935
PS/BEG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
123
-
1
1937
1937
SAS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
124
RF
1
1934
1934
BEG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
125
2B
1
1931
1931
CCU
-0.1
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
126
RP
2
1928
1931
BBB/CCU
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
127
-
1
1937
1937
SAS
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
128
SP
1
1933
1933
PS
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
129
3B
1
1931
1931
CCU
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
130
RP
1
1936
1936
BEG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
131
LF
1
1931
1931
CCU
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
132
-
1
1929
1929
BEG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
133
C
1
1931
1931
CCU
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
134
-
1
1937
1937
SAS
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
135
RF
1
1928
1928
BBB
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
136
-
4
1933
1936
BEG
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
137
-
1
1933
1933
PS
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
138
-
1
1937
1937
BEG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
139
C
1
1933
1933
PS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
140
-
1
1936
1936
BEG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
141
RP
1
1928
1928
BBB
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
142
RP
1
1936
1936
BEG
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
143
RP
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
144
2B
1
1928
1928
BBB
-0.2
0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
145
RP
1
1930
1930
BEG
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
146
3B
1
1934
1934
BEG
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
147
RF
1
1930
1930
BEG
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
148
2B
2
1928
1930
BEG/BBB
-0.2
1.2
-1.6
0.0
0.2
149
-
1
1928
1928
BBB
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
150
2B
1
1933
1933
BEG
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
151
-
1
1929
1929
BEG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
152
-
1
1928
1928
BBB
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
153
-
1
1928
1928
BBB
-0.2
-0.5
0.5
0.0
-0.2
154
2B
1
1928
1928
BBB
-0.2
-0.2
0.4
-0.4
0.0
155
-
1
1929
1929
BEG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
156
-
1
1930
1930
BEG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
157
2B
2
1929
1930
BEG
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
158
-
1
1928
1928
BBB
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
159
-
1
1929
1929
BEG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
160
SP
1
1928
1928
BBB
-0.3
-0.3
-0.6
0.6
0.0
161
-
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
162
RF
1
1929
1929
BEG
-0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
163
SS
1
1934
1934
BEG
-0.4
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
164
RP
1
1928
1928
BBB
-0.4
-0.2
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
165
1B
1
1933
1933
PS
-0.4
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.1
166
-
1
1929
1929
BEG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
167
-
1
1931
1931
CCU
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
168
-
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
169
C
2
1934
1935
BEG
-0.5
-0.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
170
C
2
1937
1939
BEG
-0.5
-0.4
-0.2
0.0
0.1
171
-
1
1930
1930
BEG
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
172
C
9
1929
1937
BEG/CCU
-0.6
0.8
-0.7
-0.9
0.1
173
-
1
1928
1928
BBB
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
174
-
1
1936
1936
BEG
-0.7
0.0
0.0
-0.8
0.0
175
1B
7
1931
1939
BEG/CCU
-0.8
0.8
-0.7
0.0
-0.9
176
SP
2
1931
1932
BEG/CCU
-0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.8
0.0
177
CF
5
1929
1933
BEG/CCU
-0.9
-0.5
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
178
LF
3
1933
1939
BEG
-1.0
0.9
-0.8
-0.9
-0.2
179
RP
2
1929
1930
BEG
-1.0
-0.2
0.0
-0.8
0.0
180
RF
1
1930
1930
BEG
-1.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.9
0.0
181
-
1
1928
1928
BBB
-1.4
-0.8
-1.0
0.0
0.5

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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