Bill Riggins - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Bill Riggins



Arvell Riggins
(Mule; Bo)
First name also spelled Orville
Born: February 7, 1900 in Colp, IL
Died: March 8, 1943 in New York, NY
          (43 years old)

Bats: B
Throws: R
Ht: 5'8"
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• Buried: Beverly Hills Cemetery (Peekskill, NY)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
MULT
20
SS
64
251
224
20
59
12
2
2
28
1
0
15
0
2
10
.263
.315
.362
.677
94
DS
NNL
21
SS
79
355
321
46
98
21
3
1
44
5
20
3
11
.305
.352
.399
.750
110
22
SS
84
348
304
49
74
7
3
2
31
8
26
0
4
14
.243
.311
.306
.617
62
DS
23
SS
74
331
277
60
81
10
3
6
43
2
32
1
21
.292
.368
.415
.783
102
DS
NNL
24
SS
59
273
250
42
75
8
6
1
24
6
17
6
.300
.345
.392
.737
101
DS
NNL
25
SS
94
410
363
63
97
16
9
8
69
26
32
15
.267
.327
.427
.754
97
HG
27
3B
7
25
25
4
7
3
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
.280
.280
.400
.680
58
NLG
ECL
28
3B
33
142
126
26
34
7
0
6
24
7
0
9
1
1
6
.270
.324
.468
.792
90
NLG
ANL
29
3B
64
293
239
57
83
15
2
5
58
12
0
39
0
3
12
.347
.445
.490
.934
118
NLG
EAS
30
3B
43
185
164
30
56
6
0
3
36
4
13
3
5
.341
.400
.433
.833
91
HAR
IND
31
2B
18
75
67
9
16
2
0
1
7
2
7
0
1
.239
.311
.313
.624
85
NBY
IND
32
3B
7
26
18
3
5
0
0
0
1
1
6
1
1
.278
.480
.278
.758
107
NBY
IND
35
3B
3
12
8
2
2
0
0
0
1
0
3
0
0
1
.250
.455
.250
.705
108
13
6
SS
629
2726
2386
411
687
107
28
35
367
74
0
219
1
18
103
.288
.352
.400
.753
96
162 Game Average
702
615
106
177
28
7
9
95
20
0
56
15
6
27
.288
.352
.400
.753
96
 
Team Lg Pos
13
Negro Leagues
619
2686
2350
407
682
105
28
35
365
74
0
216
1
18
102
.290
.354
.403
.758
97
4
vs Major Leagues
10
40
36
4
5
2
0
0
2
0
0
3
0
0
1
.139
.205
.194
.400
15
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Chicago American Giants
-
3
9
9
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.111
.111
.111
.222
-31
2
St. Louis Stars I
SS
5
20
17
2
2
0
0
0
2
0
0
3
0
0
0
.118
.250
.118
.368
7
6
Detroit Stars I
SS
446
1939
1713
278
481
74
26
20
236
48
139
10
77
.281
.338
.389
.728
95
1
Homestead Grays
SS
7
25
25
4
7
3
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
.280
.280
.400
.680
65
3
New York Lincoln Giants
3B
140
620
529
113
173
28
2
14
118
23
0
61
1
7
23
.327
.404
.467
.871
103
3
New York Black Yankees
3B
28
113
93
14
23
2
0
1
9
3
16
0
1
3
.247
.364
.301
.665
93



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
MULT
251
.317
.332
6.0%
0.0%
8.5%
0.8%
0.5%
.098
.081
DS
NNL
355
.344
.330
5.6%
7.5%
0.3%
0.8%
.093
.099
348
.285
.345
7.5%
0.0%
8.2%
0.6%
1.1%
.063
.116
DS
331
.341
.347
9.7%
8.2%
1.8%
1.3%
.123
.122
DS
NNL
273
.337
.337
6.2%
8.6%
0.4%
0.9%
.092
.107
DS
NNL
410
.327
.338
7.8%
8.5%
2.0%
1.3%
.160
.128
HG
25
.307
.383
0.0%
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
1.0%
.120
.115
NLG
ECL
142
.337
.369
6.3%
8.3%
0.7%
0.6%
9.00
14.68
4.2%
1.5%
.198
.132
NLG
ANL
293
.418
.387
13.3%
9.9%
0.0%
0.2%
39.92
1.7%
1.4%
.142
.139
NLG
EAS
185
.376
.384
7.0%
9.0%
1.6%
1.8%
.091
.150
HAR
IND
75
.294
.308
9.3%
7.2%
1.2%
6.21
1.3%
1.1%
.075
.106
NBY
IND
26
.381
.339
23.1%
7.5%
0.8%
9.15
0.0%
1.2%
.000
.122
NBY
IND
12
.331
.314
25.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.4%
18.00
0.0%
1.9%
.000
.126
13
6
2726
.339
.348
8.0%
8.4%
0.2%
0.5%
54.00
25.74
1.3%
1.2%
.112
.117
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
13
Negro Leagues
2686
.341
.348
8.0%
8.5%
0.2%
0.5%
51.00
26.51
1.3%
1.2%
.113
.118
4
vs Major Leagues
40
.193
.314
7.5%
7.2%
0.0%
2.2%
3.93
0.0%
0.9%
.056
.099
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Chicago American Giants
9
.108
.307
0.0%
7.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.074
2
St. Louis Stars I
20
.209
.323
15.0%
8.1%
0.0%
2.2%
3.93
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.091
6
Detroit Stars I
1939
.328
.339
7.2%
8.2%
1.0%
1.0%
.109
.111
1
Homestead Grays
25
.307
.383
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
0.6%
17.00
0.0%
1.0%
.120
.115
3
New York Lincoln Giants
620
.387
.382
9.8%
9.3%
0.2%
0.4%
48.00
31.68
2.3%
1.5%
.140
.141
3
New York Black Yankees
113
.318
.315
14.2%
7.3%
0.0%
1.0%
8.14
0.9%
1.2%
.054
.111

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