Willie Jefferson - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Willie Jefferson



Willie Jefferson
(Bill)

Born: July 16, 1904 in Clearview, OK
Died: September 22, 1979 in Houston, TX
          (75 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 165
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Notes:


• College: Langston University (Langston, OK)
• Buried: Restlawn Cemetery (Houston, TX)
• Relatives: George Jefferson (Brother)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
CT
NAL
32
SP
1
2
.333
7
5
3
0
0
35.1
26
23
45
2
8
28
0
2
164
5.86
68
MRS
NAL
33
SP
3
3
.500
11
4
3
1
0
57.2
32
21
57
2
10
32
0
0
242
3.28
122
MRS
NAL
34
SP
1
2
.333
3
3
2
1
0
23.0
18
12
25
3
6
0
4.70
83
CBM
MEX
35
SP
22
9
.710
41
31
24
1
271.1
90
80
248
78
101
0
1
1116
2.65
178
CBM
MEX
36
SP
9
16
.360
34
24
13
0
204.0
115
98
239
99
74
932
4.32
111
37
SP
6
2
.750
9
8
5
2
0
65.0
22
17
62
9
34
0
0
2.35
165
CBE
NAL
38
SP
3
6
.333
9
8
7
0
0
65.2
47
37
87
2
14
35
1
2
302
5.07
73
CBE
NAL
39
SP
3
5
.375
8
6
4
0
0
52.2
35
29
62
13
21
4
0
4.96
64
CBE
40
RP
2
0
1.000
4
1
1
0
0
22.1
4
4
17
0
4
11
0
0
33
1.61
173
CBE
NAL
41
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0.1
6
5
4
0
0
0
0
135.00
3
10
5
SP
50
45
.526
127
90
62
5
0
797.1
395
326
846
6
238
342
5
5
2789
3.68
114
162 Game Average
16
14
.526
40
28
19
2
0
250.0
124
102
265
9
75
107
2
2
1078
3.68
114
 
Team Lg Pos
2
vs Latin Leagues
31
25
.554
75
55
37
1
475.1
205
178
487
177
175
0
1
2048
3.37
141
8
Negro Leagues
19
20
.487
52
35
25
4
0
322.0
190
148
359
6
61
167
5
4
741
4.14
89
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Cincinnati Tigers
RP
1
2
.333
7
5
3
0
0
35.1
26
23
45
2
8
28
0
2
164
5.86
68
2
Memphis Red Sox
RP
4
5
.444
14
7
5
2
0
80.2
50
33
82
2
13
38
0
0
242
3.68
107
2
Sultanes de Monterrey
SP
31
25
.554
75
55
37
1
475.1
205
178
487
177
175
0
1
2048
3.37
141
1
Philadelphia Stars
SP
1
1
.500
2
2
1
1
0
15.0
8
5
12
4
12
0
0
3.00
132
5
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
13
12
.520
29
21
16
1
0
191.0
106
87
220
2
36
89
5
2
335
4.10
85



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
CT
NAL
32
SP
35.1
1.50
1.33
17.1%
14.0%
4.9%
7.0%
3.50
1.99
1.2%
0.8%
MRS
NAL
33
SP
57.2
1.16
1.36
13.2%
14.5%
4.1%
7.8%
3.20
1.85
0.8%
0.8%
MRS
NAL
34
SP
23.0
1.22
1.34
6.3%
13.2%
3.2%
8.4%
2.00
1.58
CBM
MEX
35
SP
271.1
1.20
1.54
9.1%
12.5%
7.0%
10.0%
1.29
1.25
CBM
MEX
36
SP
204.0
1.66
1.66
7.9%
9.6%
10.6%
11.5%
0.75
0.83
37
SP
65.0
1.09
1.34
13.0%
12.1%
3.4%
8.0%
3.78
1.62
CBE
NAL
38
SP
65.2
1.54
1.29
11.6%
12.2%
4.6%
7.4%
2.50
1.64
0.7%
0.5%
CBE
NAL
39
SP
52.2
1.42
1.20
9.2%
12.0%
5.7%
7.1%
1.62
1.69
CBE
40
RP
22.1
0.94
1.19
12.9%
12.0%
4.7%
8.3%
2.75
1.50
0.0%
CBE
NAL
41
RP
0.1
12.00
1.42
0.0%
13.9%
0.0%
8.5%
1.63
10
5
SP
797.1
1.36
1.47
10.0%
11.9%
6.9%
9.4%
1.44
1.33
0.8%
0.7%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
2
vs Latin Leagues
475.1
1.40
1.59
8.5%
11.2%
8.6%
10.7%
0.99
1.07
8
Negro Leagues
322.0
1.30
1.30
12.1%
12.9%
4.4%
7.5%
2.74
1.71
0.8%
0.7%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Cincinnati Tigers
RP
35.1
1.50
1.33
17.1%
14.0%
4.9%
7.0%
3.50
1.99
1.2%
0.8%
2
Memphis Red Sox
RP
80.2
1.18
1.35
11.3%
14.1%
3.9%
8.0%
2.92
1.77
0.8%
0.8%
2
Sultanes de Monterrey
SP
475.1
1.40
1.59
8.5%
11.2%
8.6%
10.7%
0.99
1.07
1
Philadelphia Stars
SP
15.0
1.07
1.34
20.0%
11.8%
6.7%
8.7%
3.00
1.36
5
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
191.0
1.34
1.27
10.8%
12.2%
4.4%
7.4%
2.47
1.65
0.6%
0.5%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
CT
NAL
32
SP
7
164
151
26
45
3
5
2
6
8
28
2
3
2
.298
.342
.424
.765
MRS
NAL
33
SP
11
242
228
32
57
6
9
2
3
10
32
0
4
2
.250
.282
.382
.663
MRS
NAL
34
SP
3
18
25
3
6
0
CBM
MEX
35
SP
41
1116
90
248
78
101
1
CBM
MEX
36
SP
34
932
115
239
99
74
37
SP
9
22
62
9
34
0
CBE
NAL
38
SP
9
302
280
47
87
10
6
2
5
14
35
2
6
.311
.348
.411
.759
CBE
NAL
39
SP
8
35
62
13
21
0
CBE
40
RP
4
33
31
4
17
1
0
0
2
4
11
0
0
1
.548
.600
.581
1.181
CBE
NAL
41
RP
1
6
4
0
0
0
10
5
SP
127
2789
690
395
846
20
20
6
16
238
342
5
13
5
.283
.320
.396
.716
 
Team Lg Pos
2
vs Latin Leagues
75
2048
205
487
177
175
1
.000
.000
.000
.000
8
Negro Leagues
52
741
690
190
359
20
20
6
16
61
167
4
13
5
.283
.320
.396
.716
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Cincinnati Tigers
RP
7
164
151
26
45
3
5
2
6
8
28
2
3
2
.298
.342
.424
.765
2
Memphis Red Sox
RP
14
242
228
50
82
6
9
2
3
13
38
0
4
2
.250
.282
.382
.663
2
Sultanes de Monterrey
SP
75
2048
205
487
177
175
1
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Philadelphia Stars
SP
2
8
12
4
12
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
5
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
29
335
311
106
220
11
6
2
7
36
89
2
6
1
.299
.337
.392
.730

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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