Heavy Johnson - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Heavy Johnson



Oscar Johnson


Born: April 20, 1895 in Atchison, KS
Died: October 9, 1960 in Cleveland, OH
          (65 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'7"
Wt: 200
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All Teammate Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
3
1922
1924
12.7
1
1927
1927
2.8
2
1928
1930
2.5
1
1920
1920
1.4
1
1928
1928
1.1
Center Field Yrs First Last
2
1924
1927
8.1
1
1928
1928
1.4
1
1924
1924
1.4
3
1922
1924
1.3
1
1930
1930
1.1

Right Field Yrs First Last
12
1916
1932
17.7
2
1925
1926
1.3
1
1924
1924
1.0
1
1930
1930
0.6
1
1928
1928
0.5
Shortstop Yrs First Last
4
1916
1924
22.5
4
1925
1932
7.3
1
1930
1930
1.3
1
1916
1916
0.6
1
1931
1931
0.5
Second Base Yrs First Last
3
1925
1927
2.1
1
1924
1924
1.6
1
1928
1928
1.6
1
1928
1928
1.4
1
1920
1920
1.2
Third Base Yrs First Last
3
1922
1924
6.1
1
1924
1924
3.3
3
1925
1932
1.9
1
1927
1927
1.6
2
1928
1930
1.1
First Base Yrs First Last
2
1925
1926
6.6
1
1926
1926
1.3
1
1931
1931
1.1
1
1930
1930
0.2
4
1916
1924
0.0
Manager Yrs First Last
Catcher Yrs First Last
3
1922
1924
5.4
1
1920
1920
1.4
3
1924
1926
0.9
1
1931
1931
0.8
1
1928
1928
0.7
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
4
1916
1924
22.3
2
1922
1924
5.9
4
1920
1924
5.8
2
1926
1927
4.6
5
1922
1930
4.5
2
1928
1930
4.4
2
1925
1926
4.2
3
1922
1924
3.7
2
1925
1926
3.5
2
1925
1926
2.8
1
1920
1920
2.5
1
1928
1928
2.1
1
1930
1930
2.1
3
1922
1931
2.1
1
1928
1928
2.0
1
1924
1924
1.8
1
1931
1931
1.6
1
1928
1928
1.3
1
1924
1924
1.3
1
1924
1924
1.2
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
2
1928
1930
1.7
1
1924
1924
0.2
1
1928
1928
0.2
1
1930
1930
0.1
1
1930
1930
0.0
1
1927
1927
0.0
1
1923
1923
0.0
1
1928
1928
-0.0
1
1928
1928
-0.0
1
1922
1922
-0.0
1
1927
1927
-0.1
1
1926
1926
-0.1
1
1928
1928
-0.2
1
1924
1924
-0.2
1
1916
1916
-0.3
1
1930
1930
-1.1

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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