Branch Russell - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Branch Russell



Branch Lee Russell


Born: October 9, 1895 in South Boston, VA
Died: May 1, 1959 in St. Louis, MO
          (63 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: R
Ht: 5'10"
Wt: 165
Biographical
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Notes:


• Buried: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery (Lemay, MO)
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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
26
3B
52
225
198
45
57
3
6
3
33
7
19
1
1
7
.288
.353
.409
.762
98
SLS
NNL
27
RF
81
354
315
64
89
9
9
5
45
7
25
5
9
.283
.345
.416
.761
85
SLS
NNL
28
RF
69
309
272
56
83
20
4
7
44
12
27
4
6
.305
.376
.485
.862
119
SLS
29
RF
88
359
299
63
91
13
11
8
66
8
55
0
5
0
.304
.412
.502
.914
131
SLS
NNL
30
RF
86
365
296
72
88
17
9
8
57
7
50
0
19
.297
.399
.497
.895
132
SLS
NNL
31
RF
96
436
391
77
125
17
9
11
57
5
38
0
7
.320
.380
.494
.874
135
SLS
32
RF
85
393
334
68
98
14
13
3
49
4
35
3
21
.293
.366
.440
.806
109
SLS
NNL
33
RF
91
406
324
83
102
16
10
2
52
5
63
1
18
.315
.428
.444
.872
128
SLS
34
RF
96
435
374
96
124
13
2
9
71
7
43
1
17
.332
.402
.449
.851
123
SLS
NNL
35
RF
31
132
109
16
34
6
0
1
23
5
17
1
5
.312
.409
.394
.804
107
CLS
EWL
36
RF
16
64
51
6
17
6
1
0
6
2
11
0
2
.333
.452
.490
.942
154
11
3
RF
791
3478
2963
646
908
134
74
57
503
69
383
1
16
116
0
.306
.389
.459
.848
119
162 Game Average
712
607
132
186
27
15
12
103
15
78
54
4
24
0
.306
.389
.459
.848
119
 
Team Lg Pos
11
Negro Leagues
788
3465
2952
645
906
134
74
57
501
69
381
16
116
0
.307
.389
.460
.849
120
1
vs Major Leagues
3
13
11
1
2
0
0
0
2
0
2
1
0
0
.182
.308
.182
.490
32
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Kansas City Monarchs
-
2
5
5
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
10
St. Louis Stars I
RF
773
3409
2907
639
891
128
73
57
497
67
372
1
16
114
0
.307
.388
.460
.848
119
1
Cleveland Stars
RF
16
64
51
6
17
6
1
0
6
2
11
0
2
.333
.452
.490
.942
154



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
225
.343
.347
8.4%
0.4%
8.3%
19.00
1.3%
1.1%
.121
.117
SLS
NNL
354
.341
.366
7.1%
8.6%
1.4%
1.3%
.133
.128
SLS
NNL
309
.391
.360
8.7%
8.7%
2.3%
0.9%
.180
.112
SLS
359
.407
.350
15.3%
8.9%
2.2%
1.3%
.197
.133
SLS
NNL
365
.383
.342
13.7%
8.5%
2.2%
1.4%
.199
.127
SLS
NNL
436
.390
.332
8.7%
7.8%
2.5%
1.3%
.174
.115
SLS
393
.350
.345
8.9%
6.9%
0.8%
1.2%
.147
.118
SLS
NNL
406
.388
.342
15.5%
8.4%
0.5%
1.6%
.130
.127
SLS
435
.379
.345
9.9%
8.2%
2.1%
1.2%
.118
.120
SLS
NNL
132
.377
.368
12.9%
9.5%
0.8%
0.9%
.083
.104
CLS
EWL
64
.434
.348
17.2%
8.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.157
.096
11
3
3478
.377
.348
11.0%
8.3%
7.7%
2.6%
2.00
3.36
1.6%
1.2%
.153
.121
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
11
Negro Leagues
3465
.378
.348
11.0%
8.3%
1.6%
1.2%
.153
.121
1
vs Major Leagues
13
.263
.350
15.4%
8.7%
7.7%
2.6%
2.00
3.36
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.102
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Kansas City Monarchs
5
.000
.338
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.115
10
St. Louis Stars I
3409
.377
.348
10.9%
8.3%
7.7%
2.6%
2.00
3.36
1.7%
1.2%
.153
.121
1
Cleveland Stars
64
.434
.348
17.2%
8.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.157
.096

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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