Jim O'Rourke - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Jim O'Rourke



James Henry O'Rourke
(Orator Jim)

Born: September 1, 1850 in Bridgeport, CT
Died: January 8, 1919 in Bridgeport, CT
          (68 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 185
Biographical
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Notes:


• College: Yale University (New Haven, CT)
• Buried: St. Michael Cemetery (Stratford, CT)
• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
NYG
NvM
40
C
1
5
5
1
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.400
.400
.400
.800
112
1
1
LF
1
5
5
1
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.400
.400
.400
.800
112
162 Game Average
810
810
162
324
0
0
0
162
0
0
0
0
.400
.400
.400
.800
112



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NYG
NvM
5
.395
.352
0.0%
7.2%
3.6%
2.00
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.068
1
1
5
.395
.352
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.068

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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