Bill Pettus - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Bill Pettus



William Thomas Pettus
(Zack)


Born: August 13, 1884 in Goliad County, TX
Died: August 22, 1924 - 40 years old

Bats: L
Throws: R
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 176
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• Buried: Mount Olivet Cemetery (Queens, NY)
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All-Time Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
1
1922
1922
1.3
1
1911
1911
0.8
1
1915
1915
0.7
1
1914
1914
0.2
1
1914
1914
0.1
Center Field Yrs First Last
2
1914
1915
1.6
2
1922
1923
1.2
1
1916
1916
0.8
1
1923
1923
0.7
1
1916
1916
0.1

Right Field Yrs First Last
1
1916
1916
0.0
1
1914
1914
-0.0
1
1911
1911
-0.0
1
1916
1916
-0.2
1
1923
1923
-0.2
Shortstop Yrs First Last
1
1915
1915
2.6
1
1922
1922
1.0
4
1911
1916
1.0
1
1914
1914
0.2
1
1923
1923
0.1
Second Base Yrs First Last
1
1915
1915
1.4
1
1923
1923
0.2
1
1914
1914
0.1
1
1923
1923
0.1
1
1916
1916
0.0
Third Base Yrs First Last
2
1911
1923
1.0
1
1911
1911
0.5
1
1915
1915
0.4
1
1914
1914
0.2
1
1922
1922
0.1
First Base Yrs First Last
6
1911
1923
8.0
1
1923
1923
0.2
 
Catcher Yrs First Last
2
1915
1916
2.7
2
1914
1915
1.3
1
1914
1914
0.1
1
1911
1911
0.1
1
1922
1922
0.1
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
1
1915
1915
3.0
2
1911
1914
2.7
2
1915
1916
2.5
1
1922
1922
1.8
2
1914
1916
0.8
2
1911
1917
0.6
1
1911
1911
0.5
2
1922
1923
0.5
1
1922
1922
0.4
1
1914
1914
0.4
1
1922
1922
0.4
1
1922
1922
0.2
1
1915
1915
0.1
1
1923
1923
0.0
1
1922
1922
-0.4
2
1914
1916
-0.5
2
1915
1916
-0.8
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
1
1923
1923
0.7
1
1914
1914
0.4
1
1923
1923
0.0
1
1916
1916
0.0
1
1915
1915
-0.2

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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