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John Beckwith



John Christopher Beckwith
(Beck)

Born: January 10, 1900 in Louisville, KY
Died: January 4, 1956 in New York, NY
          (55 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 200
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Notes:


• Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx, NY)
• Relatives: Stanley Beckwith (Brother)
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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
COG
WES
19
C
4
18
17
1
3
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.176
.222
.235
.458
45
COG
NNL
20
SS
36
148
137
16
39
7
1
2
22
1
8
0
3
.285
.324
.394
.718
117
COG
NNL
21
SS
47
203
186
34
69
13
5
4
35
4
14
0
3
.371
.415
.559
.974
183
CAG
NNL
22
3B
67
255
226
44
81
21
5
7
52
11
20
2
7
.358
.415
.588
1.004
186
23
1B
78
320
294
40
87
23
10
9
84
5
19
0
7
.296
.339
.534
.873
136
BBS
24
SS
35
151
132
36
51
7
1
9
36
9
13
0
6
.386
.441
.659
1.100
207
BBS
ECL
25
SS
49
206
179
46
73
14
1
14
63
3
24
3
.408
.478
.732
1.210
217
MULT
26
3B
63
257
233
44
77
20
5
10
61
4
1
20
11
1
3
0
.330
.386
.588
.974
172
27
3B
68
294
270
62
95
20
3
9
61
1
18
2
2
4
.352
.397
.548
.945
145
HG
28
3B
25
103
96
16
30
2
4
4
16
0
0
5
9
1
1
.313
.353
.542
.895
126
ANL
29
3B
56
232
207
57
80
17
2
14
60
2
0
22
2
1
2
.386
.448
.691
1.139
174
NLG
EAS
30
1B
23
85
74
25
36
7
3
6
33
4
8
0
3
.486
.537
.905
1.442
223
BBS
IND
31
RF
33
123
112
26
38
4
1
12
35
0
0
10
4
0
1
.339
.393
.714
1.108
220
NB
EWL
32
3B
2
8
8
2
3
1
0
1
4
0
0
0
0
.375
.375
.875
1.250
244
NBY
IND
33
RF
15
63
57
9
20
4
0
2
13
0
5
0
1
.351
.403
.526
.930
161
34
3B
14
32
29
6
7
3
1
2
4
0
2
0
1
.241
.290
.621
.911
164
HG
NN2
35
C
6
17
15
0
2
1
0
0
1
0
2
0
0
0
.133
.235
.200
.435
13
BRG
IND
36
PH
1
1
1
1
1
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
4.000
5.000
1,197
BRG
IND
37
1B
3
3
3
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
98
19
12
3B
625
2519
2276
465
793
165
42
106
582
44
1
191
28
7
45
0
.348
.401
.598
.998
169
162 Game Average
653
590
121
206
43
11
27
151
13
6
50
105
2
12
0
.348
.401
.598
.998
169
 
Team Lg Pos
19
Negro Leagues
601
2420
2182
448
763
159
38
99
557
44
1
187
24
7
44
.350
.403
.593
.996
169
5
vs Major Leagues
24
99
94
17
30
6
4
7
25
0
4
4
0
1
0
.319
.347
.691
1.038
168
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Chicago Giants
SS
87
369
340
51
111
21
6
6
57
5
23
0
6
.326
.369
.476
.846
150
2
Chicago American Giants
3B
142
563
508
81
165
43
14
15
131
16
39
2
14
.325
.375
.553
.928
158
1
Detroit Stars I
3B
3
12
12
3
3
1
1
1
5
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.750
1.000
163
4
Baltimore Black Sox
SS
143
579
513
127
192
36
4
39
158
13
0
55
8
1
10
.374
.436
.688
1.124
207
1
Hilldale Club
SS
6
24
22
1
6
2
0
1
4
0
1
4
0
1
0
.273
.304
.500
.804
153
2
Harrisburg Giants
3B
95
412
375
85
130
26
6
14
91
4
1
29
5
2
6
.347
.397
.560
.957
151
5
Homestead Grays
3B
82
332
303
62
102
17
7
17
72
2
0
25
11
2
2
.337
.391
.607
.998
148
2
New York Lincoln Giants
3B
32
121
105
37
52
11
3
7
41
4
0
12
0
0
4
.495
.547
.857
1.404
218
1
Newark Browns
-
2
8
8
2
3
1
0
1
4
0
0
0
0
.375
.375
.875
1.250
244
2
New York Black Yankees
RF
28
92
83
15
27
7
1
4
17
0
7
0
2
.325
.378
.578
.956
173
1
Newark Dodgers
3B
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
2
Brooklyn Royal Giants
1B
4
4
4
1
2
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
1.250
1.750
373



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
COG
WES
18
.224
.298
5.6%
8.5%
0.0%
1.1%
.059
.093
COG
NNL
148
.340
.316
5.4%
8.1%
1.4%
0.5%
.109
.077
COG
NNL
203
.442
.317
6.9%
7.2%
2.0%
0.8%
.188
.094
CAG
NNL
255
.437
.316
7.8%
7.5%
2.7%
1.1%
.230
.106
320
.375
.327
5.9%
7.7%
2.8%
1.3%
.238
.115
BBS
151
.466
.320
8.6%
6.7%
6.0%
1.1%
.273
.102
BBS
ECL
206
.518
.337
11.7%
8.1%
6.8%
1.7%
.324
.119
MULT
257
.436
.329
7.8%
2.7%
4.3%
8.7%
1.82
3.21
3.9%
1.1%
.258
.106
294
.421
.348
6.1%
0.7%
9.1%
9.00
3.1%
1.3%
.196
.120
HG
103
.376
.340
4.9%
8.7%
7.2%
0.56
3.9%
2.0%
.229
.142
ANL
232
.489
.370
9.5%
0.3%
0.9%
9.5%
11.00
37.22
6.0%
1.4%
.304
.133
NLG
EAS
85
.580
.384
9.4%
9.0%
7.1%
1.8%
.419
.150
BBS
IND
123
.484
.310
8.1%
7.3%
3.3%
1.2%
2.50
6.29
9.8%
1.1%
.375
.107
NB
EWL
8
.550
.337
0.0%
8.4%
0.1%
74.70
12.5%
0.8%
.500
.091
NBY
IND
63
.422
.328
7.9%
7.8%
3.2%
1.0%
.175
.101
32
.388
.310
6.3%
8.1%
6.3%
1.4%
.379
.105
HG
NN2
17
.220
.350
11.8%
8.6%
0.0%
0.9%
9.74
0.0%
1.5%
.067
.134
BRG
IND
1
1.885
.344
0.0%
7.3%
0.7%
10.50
100.0%
0.5%
3.000
.103
BRG
IND
3
.313
.312
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.101
19
12
2519
.437
.333
7.6%
8.1%
2.8%
1.1%
2.64
19.74
4.2%
1.2%
.249
.112
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
19
Negro Leagues
2420
.437
.334
7.7%
8.2%
2.5%
1.1%
3.04
20.41
4.1%
1.2%
.244
.111
5
vs Major Leagues
99
.422
.317
4.0%
5.3%
16.7%
2.4%
0.25
1.76
7.1%
2.0%
.372
.138
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
3
Chicago Giants
369
.390
.316
6.2%
7.6%
1.6%
0.7%
.150
.087
2
Chicago American Giants
563
.403
.322
6.9%
7.6%
2.7%
1.2%
.228
.111
1
Detroit Stars I
12
.404
.320
0.0%
8.0%
8.3%
1.7%
.500
.130
4
Baltimore Black Sox
579
.486
.326
9.5%
7.8%
3.6%
1.9%
2.25
5.00
6.7%
1.3%
.314
.110
1
Hilldale Club
24
.359
.286
4.2%
4.2%
16.7%
2.4%
0.25
1.79
4.2%
0.5%
.227
.083
2
Harrisburg Giants
412
.426
.347
7.0%
9.3%
1.2%
1.0%
5.80
21.49
3.4%
1.2%
.213
.118
5
Homestead Grays
332
.429
.354
7.5%
8.4%
3.8%
0.7%
2.00
25.82
5.1%
1.6%
.271
.132
2
New York Lincoln Giants
121
.577
.385
9.9%
9.3%
0.0%
0.2%
39.92
5.8%
1.7%
.362
.147
1
Newark Browns
8
.550
.337
0.0%
8.4%
12.5%
0.8%
.500
.091
2
New York Black Yankees
92
.424
.321
7.6%
7.9%
4.3%
1.1%
.253
.102
1
Newark Dodgers
3
.000
.371
0.0%
8.7%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.107
2
Brooklyn Royal Giants
4
.706
.320
0.0%
7.2%
25.0%
0.7%
.750
.102

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