William Ross - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

William Ross



William West Ross
(Nacogdoches)

Born: October 5, 1893 in Corrigan, TX
Died: December 22, 1964 in Diboll, TX
          (71 years old)

Bats:
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 170
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Notes:


• Buried: Corrigan Cemetery (Corrigan, TX)
• Visit Manager Page


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SS
3
1924
1926
SLS
8.9
5.7
1.9
0.0
1.2
2
CF
3
1922
1930
ABC/HG
8.7
7.9
1.3
0.0
-0.5
3
CF
3
1924
1926
SLS
8.4
7.0
1.2
0.7
-0.5
4
SP
2
1929
1930
HG
7.2
-0.0
0.0
7.2
0.0
5
SP
1
1927
1927
DS
7.1
4.0
0.0
3.4
-0.3
6
1B
1
1926
1926
SLS
6.7
7.1
0.0
0.0
-0.3
7
SP
3
1924
1926
SLS
6.6
0.2
0.0
6.4
0.0
8
3B
3
1924
1926
SLS
6.1
6.1
-0.7
0.0
0.6
9
RF
3
1924
1926
SLS
5.3
5.8
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
10
SP
2
1922
1927
DS/ABC
5.3
1.9
0.1
3.3
-0.1
11
1B
4
1924
1928
CTG/SLS
5.2
6.4
0.0
-0.3
-0.9
12
1B
2
1922
1923
ABC/WP
5.2
4.7
0.6
0.3
-0.4
13
CF
1
1927
1927
DS
5.2
5.4
0.0
0.0
-0.2
14
C
3
1924
1926
SLS
4.5
4.0
-0.1
0.0
0.6
15
LF
2
1929
1930
HG
4.2
3.0
1.6
0.0
-0.4
16
2B
2
1929
1930
HG
4.1
3.4
0.5
0.0
0.2
17
C
1
1922
1922
ABC
4.0
3.8
0.1
0.0
0.2
18
LF
3
1924
1926
SLS
3.8
4.6
-0.1
0.0
-0.7
19
SP
1
1922
1922
ABC
3.5
-0.6
0.1
4.0
-0.0
20
SP
3
1924
1926
SLS
3.2
-1.1
0.0
4.3
0.0
21
SP
1
1929
1929
HG
2.8
0.5
-0.0
2.3
-0.0
22
SP
1
1928
1928
CTG
2.3
1.0
0.2
1.2
-0.1
23
SP
3
1924
1927
SLS/DS
2.1
0.1
0.0
2.1
0.0
24
RF
1
1927
1927
DS
2.1
2.1
0.0
0.4
-0.4
25
3B
2
1917
1922
ABC/TAS
2.1
0.3
1.5
0.0
0.3
26
SP
1
1928
1928
CTG
2.0
-0.4
0.0
2.4
-0.0
27
SS
2
1929
1930
HG
1.8
0.2
1.2
0.0
0.4
28
3B
2
1929
1930
HG
1.7
0.5
1.0
0.0
0.1
29
2B
1
1926
1926
SLS
1.7
1.4
0.0
0.0
0.2
30
SP
1
1927
1927
DS
1.6
-0.2
0.0
1.8
0.0
31
SP
1
1926
1926
SLS
1.6
0.1
0.0
1.5
0.0
32
2B
1
1928
1928
CTG
1.6
2.0
-0.5
0.0
0.0
33
3B
1
1929
1929
HG
1.5
2.0
-0.5
0.0
0.0
34
C
1
1930
1930
HG
1.5
1.4
0.1
0.0
0.0
35
SP
2
1929
1930
HG
1.5
-0.5
-0.3
2.3
0.0
36
SP
2
1929
1930
HG
1.5
0.1
-0.1
1.5
-0.0
37
2B
1
1927
1927
DS
1.5
1.2
0.0
0.0
0.3
38
CF
1
1928
1928
CTG
1.4
0.8
0.8
0.0
-0.1
39
C
2
1929
1930
HG
1.3
0.7
0.4
0.0
0.2
40
RF
1
1930
1930
HG
1.3
0.7
0.8
0.0
-0.2
41
SP
2
1924
1925
SLS
1.3
-0.3
0.0
1.6
0.0
42
SP
2
1917
1927
DS/TAS
1.2
0.4
0.2
0.6
-0.1
43
3B
2
1927
1928
CTG/DS
1.1
0.9
-0.1
0.0
0.3
44
RF
1
1922
1922
ABC
1.0
0.7
0.6
0.0
-0.3
45
2B
1
1928
1928
CTG
1.0
0.2
0.6
0.0
0.2
46
SS
1
1929
1929
HG
0.9
1.2
-0.4
0.0
0.1
47
CF
1
1930
1930
HG
0.9
0.7
0.2
0.0
-0.1
48
RP
1
1929
1929
HG
0.9
0.1
0.0
0.8
0.0
49
LF
1
1927
1927
DS
0.8
1.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
50
C
1
1923
1923
WP
0.8
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
51
C
2
1922
1923
ABC/WP
0.7
0.0
0.5
0.0
0.2
52
C
1
1927
1927
DS
0.7
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.3
53
3B
1
1929
1929
HG
0.7
0.0
0.5
0.0
0.1
54
1B
1
1929
1929
HG
0.7
0.6
0.2
0.0
-0.1
55
SP
2
1925
1926
SLS
0.7
-0.3
-0.0
1.0
-0.0
56
SS
1
1927
1927
DS
0.7
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.4
57
SP
1
1925
1925
SLS
0.7
0.2
0.0
0.5
0.0
58
SP
1
1922
1922
ABC
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.7
0.0
59
3B
1
1923
1923
WP
0.6
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.1
60
1B
1
1927
1927
DS
0.6
0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.2
61
C
3
1925
1928
SLS/CTG
0.5
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.2
62
C
1
1926
1926
SLS
0.5
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
63
SP
1
1925
1925
SLS
0.4
-0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
64
RF
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.4
0.7
-0.4
0.2
-0.1
65
1B
2
1917
1927
TAS/DS
0.4
0.7
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
66
CF
2
1922
1923
WP/ABC
0.3
0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
67
2B
1
1924
1924
SLS
0.3
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
68
SP
2
1926
1928
CTG/SLS
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
69
CF
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.3
0.9
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
70
C
1
1924
1924
SLS
0.3
0.5
-0.3
0.0
0.1
71
RP
1
1923
1923
WP
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
-0.0
72
LF
1
1923
1923
WP
0.2
0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.0
73
CF
1
1929
1929
HG
0.2
-0.0
0.3
0.0
-0.0
74
-
1
1917
1917
TAS
0.2
0.0
0.3
0.0
-0.0
75
2B
1
1923
1923
WP
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
76
SS
1
1929
1929
HG
0.2
-0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
77
C
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
78
2B
1
1925
1925
SLS
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
79
-
1
1917
1917
TAS
0.2
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.0
80
SP
1
1927
1927
DS
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.4
0.0
81
SS
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.2
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
82
LF
2
1925
1926
SLS
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
83
LF
1
1923
1923
WP
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
84
3B
2
1924
1925
SLS
0.1
1.1
-1.1
0.0
0.1
85
SP
1
1926
1926
SLS
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
86
SP
1
1927
1927
DS
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.3
-0.0
87
SP
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.1
0.4
0.1
-0.4
-0.0
88
1B
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
89
RP
1
1924
1924
SLS
0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.1
-0.0
90
LF
1
1922
1922
ABC
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
91
2B
1
1922
1922
ABC
0.1
-0.9
0.7
0.0
0.3
92
SS
2
1923
1928
WP/CTG
0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
93
SP
2
1929
1930
HG
0.1
0.6
-0.4
-0.0
-0.1
94
CF
1
1923
1923
WP
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
95
2B
1
1923
1923
WP
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
96
2B
1
1926
1926
SLS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
97
RF
1
1923
1923
WP
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
98
3B
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.0
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
99
C
1
1924
1924
SLS
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
100
RF
1
1925
1925
SLS
0.0
0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
101
-
1
1929
1929
HG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
102
-
1
1922
1922
ABC
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
103
2B
1
1929
1929
HG
-0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
104
2B
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.0
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
105
LF
1
1923
1923
WP
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
106
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
107
C
1
1925
1925
SLS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
108
C
1
1925
1925
SLS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
109
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
110
1B
1
1923
1923
WP
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
111
RP
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
112
SP
1
1924
1924
SLS
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
113
RP
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
114
C
1
1927
1927
DS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
115
-
1
1924
1924
SLS
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
116
-
1
1929
1929
HG
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
117
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
118
LF
1
1923
1923
WP
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
119
-
1
1917
1917
TAS
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
120
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
121
2B
1
1923
1923
WP
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
122
-
1
1929
1929
HG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
123
2B
1
1923
1923
WP
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
124
-
1
1927
1927
DS
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
125
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
126
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
127
CF
1
1929
1929
HG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
128
SP
2
1925
1926
SLS
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.2
0.0
129
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
130
-
1
1929
1929
HG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
131
C
1
1922
1922
ABC
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
132
3B
1
1924
1924
SLS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
133
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
134
RF
2
1929
1930
HG
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
135
RP
1
1922
1922
ABC
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
136
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.2
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
137
2B
3
1924
1926
SLS
-0.2
-0.5
-0.1
0.1
0.3
138
LF
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.2
-0.2
0.2
0.0
-0.1
139
-
1
1924
1924
SLS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
140
-
1
1917
1917
TAS
-0.2
0.2
-0.3
0.0
-0.0
141
-
1
1929
1929
HG
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
142
-
1
1924
1924
SLS
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
143
-
1
1923
1923
WP
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
144
-
1
1924
1924
SLS
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
145
-
1
1917
1917
TAS
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
146
SP
1
1922
1922
ABC
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
147
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
148
-
1
1917
1917
TAS
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
149
RP
1
1929
1929
HG
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
-0.1
0.1
150
RF
1
1923
1923
WP
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
-0.0
151
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
152
-
1
1923
1923
WP
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
153
RP
1
1926
1926
SLS
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
154
2B
1
1927
1927
DS
-0.4
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
155
1B
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.4
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
156
-
1
1917
1917
TAS
-0.4
0.1
-0.6
0.0
0.1
157
SP
2
1922
1923
ABC/WP
-0.5
-0.6
0.0
0.1
-0.0
158
LF
1
1922
1922
ABC
-0.5
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
159
SS
1
1927
1927
DS
-0.6
-0.7
0.0
0.0
0.1
160
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.6
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
161
-
1
1923
1923
WP
-0.6
-0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
162
LF
1
1929
1929
HG
-0.7
-0.4
0.3
-0.6
-0.1
163
LF
1
1923
1923
WP
-0.7
0.2
0.0
-0.9
-0.0
164
-
1
1923
1923
WP
-0.7
0.1
0.0
-0.9
0.0
165
-
1
1917
1917
TAS
-0.8
-0.0
0.0
-0.7
0.0
166
RP
1
1927
1927
DS
-0.8
0.2
0.0
-0.9
-0.0
167
SS
2
1922
1923
WP/ABC
-0.8
-0.2
-1.1
0.0
0.5
168
SS
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.8
-0.1
-0.8
0.0
0.1
169
SP
2
1924
1928
SLS/CTG
-0.9
-0.2
-0.4
-0.3
-0.0
170
2B
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.9
-0.1
-0.8
0.0
0.0
171
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-1.0
-0.1
-0.0
-0.9
-0.0
172
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-1.0
-0.3
-0.2
-0.4
-0.0
173
LF
2
1924
1925
SLS
-1.1
0.2
-1.2
0.0
-0.1
174
RF
3
1924
1926
SLS
-1.1
-0.4
-0.4
0.0
-0.4
175
-
1
1929
1929
HG
-1.2
-0.7
-0.6
0.0
0.1
176
2B
1
1924
1924
SLS
-1.2
-0.3
-0.9
0.0
-0.1
177
-
1
1930
1930
HG
-1.3
-0.2
0.2
-1.2
-0.0
178
-
2
1926
1928
CTG/SLS
-2.1
-0.0
0.0
-2.1
0.0

If you have any questions regarding Negro Leagues statistical or biographical data, please contact gary@seamheads.com..

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