Willie Jefferson - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Willie Jefferson



William Jefferson
(Bill)

Born: January 27, 1904 in Clearview, OK
Died: May 31, 1972 deathplace unknown
          (68 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 163
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Notes:


• College: Oklahoma Colored Agricultural & Normal University (Langston, OK)
• Buried: Prairie Springs Cemetery (Okemah, OK)
• Relatives: George Jefferson (Brother)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
CT
NAL
33
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
34
SP
3
4
.429
12
5
4
1
0
65.2
37
25
67
5
11
38
0
0
278
3.43
117
MRS
NAL
35
SP
1
2
.333
3
3
2
1
0
23.0
18
12
25
3
6
0
4.70
83
CBM
MEX
36
SP
22
9
.710
41
31
24
1
271.1
90
80
248
78
101
0
1
1116
2.65
178
CBM
MEX
37
SP
9
16
.360
34
24
13
0
204.0
115
98
239
99
74
932
4.32
111
38
SP
6
2
.750
9
8
5
2
0
65.0
22
17
62
9
34
0
0
2.35
165
CBE
NAL
39
SP
3
6
.333
9
8
7
0
0
65.2
47
37
87
2
14
35
1
2
302
5.07
73
40
SP
6
9
.400
18
13
7
0
0
108.0
67
54
127
37
40
4
0
0
234
4.50
83
CBE
41
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
42
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0.1
6
5
4
0
0
0
0
135.00
3
10
6
SP
53
50
.515
138
98
66
5
0
860.2
432
355
921
9
263
367
5
0
5
3059
3.71
113
162 Game Average
15
14
.515
40
28
19
1
0
248.0
124
102
265
13
76
106
2
0
2
1067
3.71
113
 
Team Lg Pos
3
vs Latin Leagues
34
29
.540
85
62
40
1
530.2
237
203
552
201
194
0
0
1
2282
3.44
136
8
Negro Leagues
19
21
.475
53
36
26
4
0
330.0
195
152
369
9
62
173
5
4
777
4.15
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
6
.400
15
8
6
2
0
88.2
55
37
92
5
14
44
0
0
278
3.76
106
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
1
Puebla
SP
3
4
.429
10
7
3
0
55.1
32
25
65
24
19
0
0
0
234
4.07
106



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
CT
NAL
33
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
34
SP
65.2
1.19
1.36
13.7%
14.6%
4.0%
7.8%
3.45
1.88
1.8%
0.8%
MRS
NAL
35
SP
23.0
1.22
1.34
6.3%
13.2%
3.2%
8.4%
2.00
1.58
CBM
MEX
36
SP
271.1
1.20
1.54
9.1%
12.5%
7.0%
10.0%
1.29
1.25
CBM
MEX
37
SP
204.0
1.66
1.66
7.9%
9.6%
10.6%
11.5%
0.75
0.83
38
SP
65.0
1.09
1.34
13.0%
12.1%
3.4%
8.0%
3.78
1.62
CBE
NAL
39
SP
65.2
1.54
1.29
11.6%
12.2%
4.6%
7.4%
2.50
1.64
0.7%
0.5%
40
SP
108.0
1.52
1.40
8.7%
9.9%
8.0%
9.4%
1.08
1.17
CBE
41
RP
22.1
0.94
1.19
12.9%
12.0%
4.7%
8.3%
2.75
1.50
0.0%
CBE
NAL
42
RP
0.1
12.00
1.42
0.0%
13.9%
0.0%
8.5%
1.63
10
6
SP
860.2
1.38
1.48
9.9%
11.6%
7.1%
9.5%
1.40
1.29
1.2%
0.7%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
3
vs Latin Leagues
530.2
1.42
1.59
8.5%
10.8%
8.8%
10.8%
0.97
1.03
8
Negro Leagues
330.0
1.31
1.30
12.2%
12.9%
4.4%
7.5%
2.79
1.72
1.2%
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
88.2
1.20
1.36
11.8%
14.3%
3.8%
7.9%
3.14
1.80
1.8%
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%
1
Puebla
SP
55.1
1.61
1.60
8.1%
7.9%
10.3%
11.7%
0.79
0.67



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
CT
NAL
33
SP
7
164
151
26
45
3
5
2
6
8
28
2
3
2
.298
.342
.424
.765
MRS
NAL
34
SP
12
278
263
37
67
7
9
5
4
11
38
0
4
2
.255
.285
.407
.692
MRS
NAL
35
SP
3
18
25
3
6
0
CBM
MEX
36
SP
41
1116
90
248
78
101
1
CBM
MEX
37
SP
34
932
115
239
99
74
38
SP
9
22
62
9
34
0
CBE
NAL
39
SP
9
302
280
47
87
10
6
2
5
14
35
2
6
.311
.348
.411
.759
40
SP
18
234
210
67
127
37
40
0
.605
.664
CBE
41
RP
4
33
31
4
17
1
0
0
2
4
11
0
0
1
.548
.600
.581
1.181
CBE
NAL
42
RP
1
6
4
0
0
0
10
6
SP
138
3059
935
432
921
21
20
9
17
263
367
5
13
5
.289
.334
.404
.738
 
Team Lg Pos
3
vs Latin Leagues
85
2282
210
237
552
201
194
1
.310
.380
.000
.000
8
Negro Leagues
53
777
725
195
369
21
20
9
17
62
173
4
13
5
.283
.319
.404
.724
 
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
15
278
263
55
92
7
9
5
4
14
44
0
4
2
.255
.285
.407
.692
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
1
Puebla
SP
10
234
210
32
65
24
19
0
.310
.380
.000
.000

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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