William Selden - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

William Selden



William H. Selden


Born: October 10, 1866 in Norfolk, VA
Died: August 26, 1926 in Boston, MA
          (59 years old)

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• Buried: Mount Hope Cemetery (Boston, MA)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Fielding
Glossary
Pitcher
Team Lg Lg Lg
RES
NCL
20
1
1
9.0
0
6
0
0
1.000
.849
6.00
4.98
CBG
NvM
20
1
1
9.0
2
3
0
0
1.000
.786
5.00
2.38
GOR
IND
24
5
2
30.1
7
15
2
1
.917
.822
6.53
3.42
GOR
NvM
24
1
1
9.0
0
1
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.00
2.31
CBG
IND
27
1
1
9.0
0
3
0
0
1.000
.833
3.00
2.65
CXG
IND
29
1
1
9.0
1
3
0
0
1.000
.933
4.00
3.50
CXG
IND
30
2
2
18.0
1
2
4
0
.429
.824
1.50
2.39
CXG
IND
31
1
1
9.0
0
3
0
0
1.000
.912
3.00
2.94
CXG
IND
32
2
2
18.0
0
4
1
1
.800
.926
2.00
3.58
7
4
15
12
120.1
11
40
7
2
.879
.866
3.81
3.16


Glossary
Left Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
CBG
NvM
20
3
3
25.0
5
1
3
0
.667
.865
2.16
1.39
1.0
39.6
0.7
0.3
CBG
NvM
21
1
1
8.0
2
1
1
0
.750
.833
3.38
1.29
1.1
143.1
0.9
0.2
CBG
IND
21
2
2
18.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.750
0.50
0.50
0.1
8.2
0.1
0.0
GOR
IND
24
6
6
40.2
10
4
3
0
.824
.792
3.10
2.16
3.1
75.4
1.8
1.2
3
2
12
12
91.2
18
6
7
0
.774
.807
2.36
1.55
5.3
58.3
3.6
1.7


Glossary
Right Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
CBG
NvM
20
1
1
9.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.863
1.00
1.91
-0.7
-72.6
-0.3
-0.4
CBG
IND
21
1
1
9.0
0
0
0
0
.615
0.00
1.33
-0.8
-85.0
-0.6
-0.2
CXG
IND
31
1
1
9.0
0
0
0
0
.950
0.00
1.80
-1.1
-117.2
-0.8
-0.2
3
2
3
3
27.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.809
0.33
1.68
-2.5
-91.6
-1.7
-0.8


Glossary
Center Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
CBG
NvM
20
1
1
8.0
2
1
0
0
1.000
.878
3.38
1.57
0.9
109.2
0.3
0.5
CBG
NvM
21
1
1
9.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.00
0.77
0.1
9.7
0.1
0.0
CXG
IND
30
1
1
9.0
4
0
0
0
1.000
.927
4.00
2.91
1.0
111.0
1.1
-0.1
3
2
3
3
26.0
7
1
0
0
1.000
.937
2.77
1.75
2.0
75.4
1.6
0.4


Glossary
Shortstop
Team Lg Lg Lg
GOR
IND
24
1
1
9.0
0
3
2
0
.600
.762
3.00
4.56
-0.2
-19.2
-0.2
1
1
1
1
9.0
0
3
2
0
.600
.762
3.00
4.56
-0.2
-19.2
-0.2



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