Bill Drake - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Bill Drake



William P. Drake
(Plunk)

Born: June 8, 1895 in Sedalia, MO
Died: October 30, 1977 in St. Louis, MO
          (82 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'0"
Wt: 205
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Notes:


• Buried: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery (Lemay, MO)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
SLG
WES
21
SP
0
3
.000
3
2
2
0
0
26.0
11
6
22
0
6
9
0
1
113
2.08
149
ALL
WES
22
SP
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
14
11
16
1
7
2
0
0
49
11.00
23
SLG
WES
24
SP
0
2
.000
3
2
1
0
0
22.0
14
8
18
2
11
11
0
1
94
3.27
103
SLG
25
SP
12
14
.462
29
27
23
2
1
232.0
121
85
251
4
74
110
0
1
1011
3.30
105
SLG
26
SP
17
13
.567
35
26
23
2
1
244.0
111
82
221
1
83
142
0
4
1018
3.02
127
27
SP
7
12
.368
24
19
9
0
0
142.1
95
75
180
5
50
65
2
4
655
4.74
93
KCM
NNL
28
SP
12
10
.545
26
22
14
0
1
185.0
105
79
203
5
59
69
2
0
8
806
3.84
106
KCM
29
SP
11
9
.550
30
19
10
0
1
161.2
89
71
160
0
62
63
2
7
63
3.95
95
KCM
MULT
30
SP
9
9
.500
26
15
10
3
0
146.2
61
56
133
0
42
70
2
1
607
3.44
130
ABC
NNL
31
SP
7
6
.538
16
11
11
0
2
108.1
55
41
113
38
51
0
1
3.41
135
DS
NNL
32
SP
8
6
.571
16
14
7
0
0
112.0
68
48
127
49
33
0
1
3.86
97
NNL
35
SP
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
11.1
17
12
20
2
3
1
0
9.53
49
12
6
SP
83
85
.494
211
159
111
7
6
1400.1
761
574
1464
18
483
628
9
0
29
4416
3.69
104
162 Game Average
15
16
.494
39
29
20
1
1
257.1
140
105
269
5
89
115
2
0
5
1133
3.69
104
 
Team Lg Pos
12
Negro Leagues
81
82
.497
204
153
106
7
6
1348.0
730
552
1406
17
469
606
9
0
29
4188
3.69
106
2
vs Major Leagues
1
2
.333
5
4
3
0
0
35.1
21
13
39
0
9
14
0
0
154
3.31
77
1
vs High Minors
1
1
.500
2
2
2
0
0
17.0
10
9
19
1
5
8
0
0
74
4.76
70
 
Team Lg Pos
6
St. Louis Stars I
SP
29
36
.446
77
62
50
4
2
562.0
296
211
567
8
192
283
2
8
2383
3.38
109
1
All Nations Club
-
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
14
11
16
1
7
2
0
0
49
11.00
23
4
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
39
36
.520
100
71
42
3
2
606.0
321
256
633
9
197
258
7
0
19
1984
3.80
104
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
SP
7
6
.538
16
11
11
0
2
108.1
55
41
113
38
51
0
1
3.41
135
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
8
6
.571
16
14
7
0
0
112.0
68
48
127
49
33
0
1
3.86
97
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
-
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
3.0
7
7
8
0
1
0
0
21.00
23



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
SLG
WES
21
SP
26.0
1.08
1.26
8.0%
12.2%
5.3%
9.0%
1.50
1.37
0.0%
0.4%
ALL
WES
22
SP
9.0
2.56
1.17
4.1%
11.1%
14.3%
8.1%
0.29
1.37
2.0%
0.2%
SLG
WES
24
SP
22.0
1.32
1.32
11.7%
10.4%
11.7%
8.9%
1.00
1.16
2.1%
1.0%
SLG
25
SP
232.0
1.40
1.30
10.9%
14.2%
7.3%
7.9%
1.49
1.42
0.4%
0.4%
SLG
26
SP
244.0
1.25
1.31
13.9%
12.2%
8.2%
6.7%
1.71
1.59
0.1%
1.0%
27
SP
142.1
1.62
1.40
9.9%
12.3%
7.6%
7.3%
1.30
1.57
0.8%
1.3%
KCM
NNL
28
SP
185.0
1.42
1.39
8.6%
9.3%
7.3%
7.9%
1.17
1.18
0.6%
1.4%
KCM
29
SP
161.2
1.37
1.29
9.0%
10.9%
8.8%
7.4%
1.02
1.47
0.0%
KCM
MULT
30
SP
146.2
1.19
1.30
11.5%
12.0%
6.9%
8.2%
1.67
1.32
0.0%
ABC
NNL
31
SP
108.1
1.39
1.44
10.9%
9.5%
8.1%
7.9%
1.34
1.19
DS
NNL
32
SP
112.0
1.57
1.37
6.6%
10.2%
9.7%
7.2%
0.67
1.42
NNL
35
SP
11.1
1.94
1.40
5.5%
11.0%
3.6%
7.5%
1.50
1.47
12
6
SP
1400.1
1.39
1.34
10.3%
10.9%
7.9%
7.8%
1.30
1.41
0.5%
0.9%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
12
Negro Leagues
1348.0
1.39
1.34
10.4%
10.7%
8.0%
7.8%
1.29
1.37
0.5%
0.9%
2
vs Major Leagues
35.1
1.36
1.26
9.1%
14.6%
5.8%
6.5%
1.56
2.24
0.0%
0.8%
1
vs High Minors
17.0
1.41
1.28
10.8%
14.7%
6.8%
6.6%
1.60
2.24
1.4%
1.6%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
6
St. Louis Stars I
SP
562.0
1.35
1.31
11.7%
11.6%
7.9%
8.0%
1.47
1.48
0.3%
0.7%
1
All Nations Club
-
9.0
2.56
1.17
4.1%
11.1%
14.3%
8.1%
0.29
1.37
2.0%
0.2%
4
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
606.0
1.37
1.34
9.8%
10.5%
7.5%
7.7%
1.31
1.37
0.6%
1.2%
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
SP
108.1
1.39
1.44
10.9%
9.5%
8.1%
7.9%
1.34
1.19
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
112.0
1.57
1.37
6.6%
10.2%
9.7%
7.2%
0.67
1.42
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
-
3.0
2.67
1.41
5.9%
11.0%
0.0%
7.5%
0.00
1.47



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
SLG
WES
21
SP
3
113
102
11
22
5
0
0
5
6
9
1
4
0
.216
.266
.265
.531
ALL
WES
22
SP
1
49
39
14
16
2
2
1
0
7
2
0
3
1
.410
.500
.641
1.141
SLG
WES
24
SP
3
94
79
14
18
2
0
2
4
11
11
1
3
3
.228
.330
.329
.659
SLG
25
SP
29
1011
913
121
251
32
12
4
26
74
110
1
23
17
.275
.330
.349
.679
SLG
26
SP
35
1018
903
111
221
22
16
1
27
83
142
4
28
24
.245
.311
.308
.619
27
SP
24
655
574
95
180
25
7
5
14
50
65
4
27
9
.314
.373
.408
.780
KCM
NNL
28
SP
26
806
718
105
203
5
59
69
8
.283
.344
KCM
29
SP
30
63
53
89
160
2
0
0
3
1
62
63
0
7
4
0
1
3.019
1.877
3.057
4.934
KCM
MULT
30
SP
26
607
87
61
133
1
3
0
3
1
42
70
1
1
0
1
0
1.529
1.344
1.609
2.953
ABC
NNL
31
SP
16
55
113
38
51
1
DS
NNL
32
SP
16
68
127
49
33
1
NNL
35
SP
2
17
20
2
3
0
12
6
SP
211
4416
3468
761
1464
91
40
18
82
2
483
628
1
29
92
1
55
.273
.336
.347
.683
 
Team Lg Pos
12
Negro Leagues
204
4188
3260
730
1406
86
36
17
76
2
469
606
1
29
86
1
48
.273
.336
.347
.683
2
vs Major Leagues
5
154
141
21
39
3
3
0
6
9
14
0
4
4
.277
.320
.340
.660
1
vs High Minors
2
74
67
10
19
2
1
1
0
5
8
0
2
3
.284
.333
.388
.721
 
Team Lg Pos
6
St. Louis Stars I
SP
77
2383
2123
296
567
65
29
8
71
192
283
8
62
46
.261
.324
.331
.655
1
All Nations Club
-
1
49
39
14
16
2
2
1
0
7
2
0
3
1
.410
.500
.641
1.141
4
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
100
1984
1306
321
633
24
9
9
11
2
197
258
1
19
27
1
8
.289
.348
.388
.736
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
SP
16
55
113
38
51
1
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
16
68
127
49
33
1
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
-
1
7
8
0
1
0
.000
.000
.000
.000

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