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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)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
20
LF
1
1
.500
2
2
0
2
0
0
17.0
16
11
16
3
3
14
1
0
72
5.82
59
GOR
24
LF
3
1
.750
6
3
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
0
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
0
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
0
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
0
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
0
2
0
0
18.0
9
6
22
2
3
2
0
1
77
3.00
131
7
4
SP
11
2
.846
15
12
3
12
1
0
119.1
68
37
109
7
22
65
2
1
492
2.79
147
162 Game Average
28
5
.846
38
30
8
30
3
0
300.2
171
93
275
18
55
164
5
3
1239
2.79
147
 
Team Lg Pos
7
Negro Leagues
11
0
1.000
13
10
3
10
1
0
102.1
49
28
87
5
18
57
1
1
412
2.46
175
2
vs Major Leaguers
0
2
.000
2
2
0
2
0
0
17.0
19
9
22
2
4
8
1
0
80
4.76
76
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Boston Resolutes
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
0
1
0
0
9.0
3
2
4
1
2
13
0
0
33
2.00
163
2
Cuban Giants
SP
1
1
.500
2
2
0
2
0
0
17.0
20
13
23
2
4
5
1
0
80
6.88
62
1
New York Gorhams
RP
3
1
.750
6
3
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
0
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
20
LF
17.0
1.12
1.57
19.4%
9.6%
4.2%
4.9%
4.67
1.95
4.2%
0.6%
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
119.1
1.10
1.54
13.2%
10.3%
4.5%
8.4%
2.95
1.34
1.4%
2.1%
 
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 Leaguers
17.0
1.53
1.45
10.0%
13.6%
5.0%
7.2%
2.00
1.94
2.5%
0.9%
 
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
SP
17.0
1.59
1.72
6.3%
11.9%
5.0%
12.5%
1.25
1.38
2.5%
2.7%
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
GOR
24
LF
6
153
141
11
26
4
0
0
10
7
24
0
5
5
.184
.223
.213
.436
20
LF
2
72
69
16
16
4
1
3
3
3
14
0
0
.232
.264
.449
.713
CXG
IND
31
SP
1
39
38
6
12
1
1
0
2
1
4
0
0
1
.316
.333
.395
.728
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
32
SP
2
77
69
9
22
2
0
2
0
3
2
1
4
3
.319
.356
.435
.791
CXG
IND
30
SP
2
74
69
10
13
1
1
1
4
14
0
1
1
.188
.233
.275
.508
7
4
SP
15
492
457
68
109
15
3
7
15
22
65
1
12
11
.239
.275
.330
.605
 
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 Leaguers
2
80
74
19
22
4
1
2
7
4
8
0
2
1
.297
.333
.459
.793
 
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
SP
2
80
74
20
23
4
1
2
2
4
5
0
2
1
.311
.346
.473
.819
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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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