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Oscar Charleston



Oscar McKinley Charleston
(Charlie)


Born: October 14, 1896 in Indianapolis, IN
Died: October 5, 1954 - 57 years old

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 185
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1976
• Buried: Floral Park Cemetery (Indianapolis, IN)
• Relatives: Bennie Charleston (Brother)
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Record
Team Lg
ECL
27
5
61
30
31
0
.492
Island Stadium (Harrisburg, PA)
ECL
28
2
73
48
24
1
.667
Island Park (Harrisburg, PA), West End Grounds
ECL
29
4
49
27
22
0
.551
Island Park (Harrisburg, PA)
ANL
32
6
4
0
4
0
.000
Hilldale Park (Darby, PA), Passon Field (Philadelphia, PA)
IND
35
3
59
32
26
1
.552
Greenlee Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NvM
35
1
7
5
2
0
.714
Greenlee Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NN2
36
2
87
50
35
2
.588
Greenlee Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NN2
37
2
84
52
29
3
.642
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
NLC
38
1
7
4
3
0
.571
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
NN2
38
1
76
50
23
3
.685
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
EWA
38
1
1
1
0
0
1.000
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
NN2
39
1
83
48
33
2
.593
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
EWA
39
1
1
1
0
0
1.000
No Home Ballpark
IND
39
2
4
2
2
0
.500
No Home Ballpark
NvM
39
1
5
4
1
0
.800
No Home Ballpark
NN2
40
5
60
21
38
1
.356
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
IND
40
2
3
2
1
0
.667
No Home Ballpark
NN2
41
4
44
22
21
1
.512
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
EWA
41
2
1
0
1
0
.000
Polo Grounds (New York, NY)
NN2
42
6
10
4
5
1
.444
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH)
NAL
42
4
20
8
11
1
.421
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH)
EWA
42
2
1
0
1
0
.000
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
NAL
43
7
25
6
19
0
.240
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH), Perry Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
NN2
44
6
53
14
39
0
.264
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
NN2
51
4
57
32
33
2
.492
Shibe Park (Philadelphia, PA)
15
7
875
463
449
22
.508
3
0
 
Team Lg
3
Harrisburg Giants
183
105
77
1
.577
0
0
1
Hilldale Club
4
0
36
4
.000
0
0
9
Pittsburgh Crawfords
562
302
245
15
.552
3
0
2
West All Stars
2
1
1
0
.500
0
0
2
NNL All Stars II
12
8
4
0
.667
0
0
2
East All Stars
2
1
1
0
.500
0
0
2
Philadelphia Stars
110
46
85
2
.351
0
0
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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