Jack Coombs - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Jack Coombs



John Wesley Coombs
(Colby Jack)

Born: November 18, 1882 in Le Grand, IA
Died: April 15, 1957 in Palestine, TX
          (74 years old)

Bats: B
Throws: R
Ht: 6'0"
Wt: 185
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Notes:


• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Compared to Contemporary Starting Pitchers (Top 100)

Compare With:



Glossary
# Players Pos Yrs Career HoF
1
SP
5
1908-1916
-1.3
-0.1
-0.0
-1.3
-0.0
2
SP
4
1909-1912
-0.7
-0.0
0.3
-0.9
-0.0
3
SP
5
1908-1913
-0.7
-0.2
0.0
-0.4
-0.0
4
SP
4
1906-1912
-0.5
0.0
-0.0
-0.5
-0.0
5
SP
5
1907-1914
-0.1
-0.2
0.2
-0.1
-0.0
6
SP
2
1908-1910
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
0.0
7
SP
2
1908-1910
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
8
SP
4
1902-1913
0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.1
-0.0
9
SP
4
1908-1911
0.1
0.1
-0.2
0.2
-0.0
10
SP
6
1901-1911
0.7
-0.1
0.2
0.6
-0.1
11
SP
1
1909
1.0
0.1
0.0
0.9
0.0
12
SP
3
1908-1911
1.0
-0.1
-0.0
1.1
-0.0
13
SP
4
1908-1911
1.1
0.2
-0.4
1.3
-0.0
14
SP
7
1904-1913
1.2
0.2
-0.5
1.2
0.2
15
SP
4
1906-1913
1.2
0.2
-0.2
1.2
-0.0
16
SP
7
1899-1910
1.4
0.1
0.1
1.2
-0.0
17
SP
2
1909-1911
1.5
0.2
0.0
1.3
0.0
18
SP
3
1906-1913
1.5
0.0
-0.2
1.7
-0.0
19
SP
3
1908-1910
1.5
0.1
-0.2
1.6
-0.1
20
SP
8
1905-1911
1.7
-0.3
0.9
1.2
-0.1
21
SP
3
1908-1910
1.8
-0.9
-0.0
2.7
-0.0
22
SP
6
1909-1914
1.8
-0.6
0.1
2.3
-0.0
23
SP
5
1906-1911
1.8
-0.5
0.0
2.3
0.0
24
SP
6
1898-1911
2.2
0.6
-0.0
1.7
-0.1
25
SP
7
1905-1914
2.7
0.6
-0.5
2.7
-0.1
26
SP
11
1909-1920
2.9
-0.5
-0.5
4.0
-0.0
27
SP
4
1908-1911
3.4
-0.2
0.0
3.6
-0.0
28
SP
7
1909-1915
3.5
0.4
-0.3
3.4
-0.0
29
SP
11
1907-1920
4.8
-0.6
-0.0
5.5
-0.0
30
SP
2
1909-1913
5.8
-0.6
0.0
6.4
0.0
31
SP
18
1906-1927
5.9
3.5
-0.6
3.2
-0.2
32
SP
6
1909-1914
6.9
0.7
0.1
6.3
-0.2
33
SP
13
1900-1913
9.2
2.5
-1.0
8.2
-0.5
34
SP
11
1908-1923
9.9
-3.1
0.3
12.7
-0.1
35
SP
15
1908-1923
10.2
-1.2
-0.5
11.9
-0.0
36
SP
19
1909-1932
11.2
-2.9
-0.0
14.2
-0.0
37
SP
9
1904-1912
12.8
-0.8
-0.8
14.6
-0.2
38
SP
17
1903-1921
12.9
0.6
0.3
12.2
-0.2
39
SP
22
1896-1917
14.8
7.2
-0.7
9.0
-0.6
40
SP
16
1902-1917
15.2
2.4
0.3
12.7
-0.2
41
SP
18
1900-1919
23.7
11.3
0.9
12.6
-1.1
42
SP
11
1899-1911
27.3
0.9
-0.3
26.8
-0.1
43
SP
14
1900-1914
29.0
-0.2
-0.4
30.0
-0.4
44
SP
19
1907-1926
37.8
13.4
-5.0
31.1
-1.8
45
SP
20
1908-1926
48.7
2.0
0.5
45.9
0.4
46
SP
26
1907-1932
53.2
4.9
0.3
48.2
-0.1

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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