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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


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
MULT
20
LF
2
1
.667
3
3
3
0
0
26.0
20
13
26
3
8
14
1
0
2
109
4.50
78
GOR
24
LF
3
1
.750
6
3
3
1
0
39.1
11
2
26
0
7
24
1
0
153
0.46
576
CBG
IND
27
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
7
4
11
0
3
4
0
0
41
4.00
185
CXG
IND
29
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
9
6
9
1
1
3
0
0
36
6.00
88
CXG
IND
30
SP
2
0
1.000
2
2
2
0
0
18.0
10
6
13
1
4
14
0
0
74
3.00
186
CXG
IND
31
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
6
2
12
0
1
4
0
0
39
2.00
109
CXG
IND
32
SP
2
0
1.000
2
2
2
0
0
18.0
9
6
22
2
3
2
0
1
77
3.00
131
7
4
SP
12
2
.857
16
13
13
1
0
128.1
72
39
119
7
27
65
2
0
3
529
2.74
150
162 Game Average
28
5
.857
38
30
30
2
0
301.0
169
91
279
16
63
152
5
0
7
1240
2.74
150
 
Team Lg Pos
7
Negro Leagues
11
0
1.000
13
10
10
1
0
102.1
49
28
87
5
18
57
1
1
412
2.46
175
2
vs Major Leagues
0
2
.000
2
2
2
0
0
17.0
19
9
22
2
4
8
1
0
80
4.76
76
1
vs High Minors
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
4
2
10
0
5
0
0
0
2
37
2.00
184
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Boston Resolutes
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
3
2
4
1
2
13
0
0
33
2.00
163
2
Cuban Giants I
SP
2
1
.667
3
3
3
0
0
26.0
24
15
33
2
9
5
1
0
2
117
5.19
81
1
New York Gorhams
RP
3
1
.750
6
3
3
1
0
39.1
11
2
26
0
7
24
1
0
153
0.46
647
4
Cuban X Giants
SP
6
0
1.000
6
6
6
0
0
54.0
34
20
56
4
9
23
0
1
226
3.33
129



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
MULT
20
LF
26.0
1.31
1.56
12.8%
9.5%
7.3%
4.5%
1.75
2.17
2.8%
0.5%
GOR
24
LF
39.1
0.84
1.51
15.7%
13.5%
4.6%
8.7%
3.43
1.42
0.0%
1.4%
CBG
IND
27
SP
9.0
1.56
1.94
9.8%
13.3%
7.3%
20.0%
1.33
0.67
0.0%
4.4%
CXG
IND
29
SP
9.0
1.11
1.47
8.3%
10.9%
2.8%
9.3%
3.00
1.17
2.8%
3.9%
CXG
IND
30
SP
18.0
0.94
1.65
18.9%
9.9%
5.4%
8.9%
3.50
1.12
1.4%
2.8%
CXG
IND
31
SP
9.0
1.44
1.35
10.3%
10.2%
2.6%
5.5%
4.00
1.86
0.0%
1.0%
CXG
IND
32
SP
18.0
1.39
1.37
2.6%
6.1%
3.9%
6.4%
0.67
0.95
2.6%
1.8%
7
4
SP
128.1
1.14
1.54
12.3%
10.3%
5.1%
8.1%
2.41
1.42
1.3%
1.9%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
7
Negro Leagues
102.1
1.03
1.55
13.8%
9.7%
4.4%
8.6%
3.17
1.24
1.2%
2.3%
2
vs Major Leagues
17.0
1.53
1.45
10.0%
13.6%
5.0%
7.2%
2.00
1.94
2.5%
0.9%
1
vs High Minors
9.0
1.67
1.54
0.0%
9.2%
13.5%
3.6%
0.00
2.58
0.0%
0.3%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Boston Resolutes
SP
9.0
0.67
1.65
39.4%
8.9%
6.1%
5.1%
6.50
1.74
3.0%
0.2%
2
Cuban Giants I
SP
26.0
1.62
1.66
4.3%
11.0%
7.7%
9.7%
0.56
1.80
1.7%
1.9%
1
New York Gorhams
RP
39.1
0.84
1.51
15.7%
12.1%
4.6%
8.3%
3.43
1.42
0.0%
1.7%
4
Cuban X Giants
SP
54.0
1.20
1.48
10.2%
8.8%
4.0%
7.5%
2.56
1.19
1.8%
2.3%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
CBG
IND
27
SP
1
41
36
7
11
1
0
0
0
3
4
0
2
1
.306
.359
.333
.692
CXG
IND
29
SP
1
36
35
9
9
2
0
1
0
1
3
0
0
0
.257
.278
.400
.678
CXG
IND
30
SP
2
74
69
10
13
1
1
1
4
14
0
1
1
.188
.233
.275
.508
CXG
IND
31
SP
1
39
38
6
12
1
1
0
2
1
4
0
0
1
.316
.333
.395
.728
CXG
IND
32
SP
2
77
69
9
22
2
0
2
0
3
2
1
4
3
.319
.356
.435
.791
MULT
20
LF
3
109
99
20
26
5
2
3
10
8
14
2
0
2
.263
.330
.444
.775
GOR
24
LF
6
153
141
11
26
4
0
0
10
7
24
0
5
5
.184
.223
.213
.436
7
4
SP
16
529
487
72
119
16
4
7
22
27
65
3
12
13
.244
.288
.337
.625
 
Team Lg Pos
7
Negro Leagues
13
412
383
49
87
11
2
5
8
18
57
1
10
10
.227
.264
.305
.569
2
vs Major Leagues
2
80
74
19
22
4
1
2
7
4
8
0
2
1
.297
.333
.459
.793
1
vs High Minors
1
37
30
4
10
1
1
0
7
5
0
2
0
2
.333
.459
.433
.893
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Boston Resolutes
SP
1
33
31
3
4
1
0
1
1
2
13
0
0
.129
.182
.258
.440
2
Cuban Giants I
SP
3
117
104
24
33
5
2
2
9
9
5
2
2
3
.317
.383
.462
.844
1
New York Gorhams
RP
6
153
141
11
26
4
0
0
10
7
24
0
5
5
.184
.223
.213
.436
4
Cuban X Giants
SP
6
226
211
34
56
6
2
4
2
9
23
1
5
5
.265
.299
.370
.668

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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