Johnny Wright - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Johnny Wright



John Richard Wright Jr.
(Needle Nose)
Also played as John Leftwich in 1945
Born: November 28, 1916 in New Orleans, LA
Died: May 10, 1990 in Jackson, MS
          (73 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 175
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Notes:


• High School: McDonogh 35 HS (New Orleans, LA)
• Buried: Providence Memorial Park (Metairie, LA)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
NE
NN2
20
SP
2
1
.667
6
4
1
2
0
0
32.0
23
19
40
3
9
19
0
0
141
5.34
99
NE
NN2
21
SP
1
2
.333
7
4
3
1
0
0
35.1
21
18
27
1
21
17
1
0
1
149
4.58
115
MULT
MULT
22
SP
2
4
.333
8
5
2
2
0
0
39.2
29
22
48
1
11
16
1
0
0
181
4.99
82
TIC
NAL
23
SP
1
6
.143
7
7
0
6
0
0
52.2
17
15
41
0
10
29
1
0
3
206
2.56
166
HG
NN2
24
SP
6
0
1.000
10
5
4
3
2
0
55.2
19
17
38
4
20
29
5
0
0
220
2.75
159
HG
25
SP
4
3
.571
19
7
10
4
0
3
85.0
40
37
86
3
23
50
1
0
1
363
3.92
99
MULT
26
SP
20
4
.833
37
27
7
17
5
1
225.0
66
58
199
1
55
125
1
2
3
916
2.32
181
HG
NN2
27
SP
2
0
1.000
3
2
0
1
0
0
14.1
12
11
15
0
5
9
0
0
0
64
6.91
60
MULT
MULT
28
SP
4
1
.800
9
7
2
6
3
0
58.2
11
10
48
1
15
32
2
0
3
244
1.53
230
30
SP
4
5
.444
15
12
2
7
1
0
90.2
44
37
89
3
28
63
2
0
2
388
3.67
109
10
6
SP
46
26
.639
121
80
31
49
11
4
689.0
282
244
631
17
197
389
14
2
13
2872
3.19
126
162 Game Average
16
9
.639
41
27
10
17
4
1
233.0
95
83
213
6
67
132
5
1
4
972
3.19
126
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Negro Leagues
46
26
.639
120
79
31
48
10
4
684.0
282
244
628
17
196
385
14
2
13
2851
3.21
125
1
vs Major Leagues
0
0
1
1
0
1
1
0
5.0
0
0
3
0
1
4
0
0
0
21
0.00
0
 
Team Lg Pos
4
Newark Eagles
SP
4
3
.571
15
9
5
4
0
0
78.1
48
40
75
5
33
40
1
0
1
335
4.60
114
1
South All Stars
-
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1.0
1
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
9.00
33
2
Pittsburgh Crawfords
RP
2
10
.167
13
11
2
7
0
0
82.1
41
33
78
0
19
42
2
0
3
343
3.61
115
6
Homestead Grays
SP
40
13
.755
89
59
23
37
10
4
515.1
190
168
467
12
144
301
11
2
9
2152
2.93
137
2
East All Stars
-
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
0
7.0
2
2
5
0
0
2
0
0
0
15
2.57
25
1
Negro All Stars
RP
0
0
1
1
0
1
1
0
5.0
0
0
3
0
1
4
0
0
0
21
0.00
0



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
NE
NN2
20
SP
32.0
1.53
1.52
13.5%
11.4%
6.4%
8.2%
2.11
1.38
2.1%
1.5%
NE
NN2
21
SP
35.1
1.36
1.49
11.4%
11.2%
14.1%
9.1%
0.81
1.23
0.7%
1.4%
MULT
MULT
22
SP
39.2
1.49
1.39
8.8%
11.6%
6.1%
7.6%
1.45
1.57
0.6%
1.3%
TIC
NAL
23
SP
52.2
0.97
1.40
14.1%
13.8%
4.9%
9.1%
2.90
1.51
0.0%
0.6%
HG
NN2
24
SP
55.2
1.04
1.41
13.2%
11.9%
9.1%
8.3%
1.45
1.44
1.8%
1.2%
HG
25
SP
85.0
1.28
1.34
13.8%
15.8%
6.3%
8.4%
2.17
1.49
0.8%
1.2%
MULT
26
SP
225.0
1.13
1.42
13.6%
13.6%
6.0%
9.3%
2.27
1.28
0.1%
0.9%
HG
NN2
27
SP
14.1
1.40
1.39
14.1%
11.1%
7.8%
7.5%
1.80
1.49
0.0%
0.8%
MULT
MULT
28
SP
58.2
1.07
1.32
13.1%
12.5%
6.1%
8.2%
2.13
1.58
0.4%
0.5%
30
SP
90.2
1.29
1.38
16.2%
12.7%
7.2%
9.5%
2.25
1.57
0.8%
0.5%
10
6
SP
689.0
1.20
1.40
13.5%
12.6%
6.9%
9.0%
1.97
1.42
0.6%
0.9%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
10
Negro Leagues
684.0
1.20
1.40
13.5%
12.6%
6.9%
9.0%
1.96
1.42
0.6%
0.9%
1
vs Major Leagues
5.0
0.80
0.95
19.0%
13.1%
4.8%
7.9%
4.00
1.67
0.0%
0.0%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
4
Newark Eagles
SP
78.1
1.38
1.50
11.9%
11.3%
9.9%
8.7%
1.21
1.31
1.5%
1.5%
1
South All Stars
-
1.0
3.00
1.61
0.0%
10.1%
0.0%
5.1%
0.00
2.00
0.0%
1.3%
2
Pittsburgh Crawfords
RP
82.1
1.18
1.38
12.2%
13.5%
5.5%
8.7%
2.21
1.56
0.0%
0.7%
6
Homestead Grays
SP
515.1
1.19
1.40
14.0%
12.7%
6.7%
9.1%
2.09
1.40
0.6%
0.8%
2
East All Stars
-
7.0
0.71
0.41
13.3%
13.8%
0.0%
7.4%
0.00
2.31
0.0%
1.2%
1
Negro All Stars
RP
5.0
0.80
0.95
19.0%
13.1%
4.8%
7.9%
4.00
1.67
0.0%
0.0%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
NE
NN2
20
SP
6
141
130
23
40
7
2
3
7
9
19
0
2
2
.308
.353
.462
.814
NE
NN2
21
SP
7
149
121
21
27
5
1
1
1
21
17
1
6
5
.223
.343
.306
.648
MULT
MULT
22
SP
8
181
166
29
48
7
5
1
2
11
16
0
0
4
0
3
.289
.333
.410
.743
TIC
NAL
23
SP
7
206
192
17
41
11
0
0
5
10
29
0
3
1
4
.214
.263
.271
.534
HG
NN2
24
SP
10
220
199
19
38
9
4
4
4
20
29
0
0
1
8
.191
.265
.337
.602
HG
25
SP
19
363
334
40
86
16
3
3
4
0
23
50
0
1
5
0
1
.257
.307
.350
.658
MULT
26
SP
37
916
845
66
199
20
8
1
6
55
125
3
12
7
.236
.285
.282
.566
HG
NN2
27
SP
3
64
59
12
15
2
1
0
0
5
9
0
0
0
0
.254
.313
.322
.635
MULT
MULT
28
SP
9
244
222
11
48
7
1
1
2
15
32
2
3
4
0
1
.216
.275
.270
.545
30
SP
15
388
352
44
89
11
9
3
6
1
28
63
0
2
6
5
.253
.312
.361
.672
10
6
SP
121
2872
2620
282
631
95
34
17
37
1
197
389
2
13
41
0
36
.241
.297
.323
.620
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Negro Leagues
120
2851
2600
282
628
94
34
17
37
1
196
385
2
13
41
0
36
.242
.298
.323
.621
1
vs Major Leagues
1
21
20
0
3
1
0
0
0
1
4
0
0
0
0
.150
.190
.200
.390
 
Team Lg Pos
4
Newark Eagles
SP
15
335
293
48
75
13
5
5
8
33
40
0
1
8
7
.256
.333
.386
.719
1
South All Stars
-
1
6
6
1
3
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.667
1.167
2
Pittsburgh Crawfords
RP
13
343
316
41
78
16
3
0
7
19
42
0
3
5
0
7
.247
.296
.316
.612
6
Homestead Grays
SP
89
2152
1971
190
467
63
26
12
20
0
144
301
2
9
27
0
22
.237
.292
.314
.605
2
East All Stars
-
2
15
14
2
5
1
0
0
2
1
0
2
0
0
1
0
.357
.357
.429
.786
1
Negro All Stars
RP
1
21
20
0
3
1
0
0
0
1
4
0
0
0
0
.150
.190
.200
.390

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