Chester Williams - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Chester Williams



Chester Arthur Williams
(Ches)

Born: May 25, 1906 in Beaumont, TX
Died: December 25, 1952 in Lake Charles, LA
          (46 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 180
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Notes:


• Buried: Hi-Mount Cemetery (Lake Charles, LA)
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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
NNL
24
SS
72
275
249
38
70
9
9
2
31
4
16
0
10
.281
.325
.414
.738
98
25
SS
44
183
171
21
46
6
2
0
25
7
8
0
1
3
.269
.306
.327
.633
78
MULT
MULT
26
SS
43
173
157
26
47
7
1
0
12
2
8
0
1
7
.299
.337
.357
.694
89
PC/HG
NN2
27
SS
54
213
202
21
57
10
4
1
20
0
7
0
4
.282
.306
.386
.692
90
28
2B
69
269
238
40
78
13
5
3
36
9
0
15
0
1
15
0
0
.328
.370
.462
.832
135
MULT
29
SS
58
235
215
28
50
7
2
2
29
3
0
12
3
0
2
6
0
0
.233
.279
.312
.591
51
MULT
MULT
30
SS
52
200
177
22
50
10
2
1
30
3
13
1
1
9
0
0
.282
.335
.379
.714
86
MULT
MULT
31
SS
37
156
146
12
37
6
2
0
16
5
0
6
1
0
0
4
0
0
.253
.283
.322
.605
61
32
SS
35
145
129
19
42
7
4
0
16
2
10
0
6
0
0
.326
.374
.442
.816
116
PS
33
SS
50
220
210
37
71
6
4
1
26
1
10
0
.338
.368
.419
.787
106
ULT
MEX
34
SS
74
337
311
54
107
13
5
7
76
11
21
9
1
4
.344
.387
.486
.873
126
35
SS
63
286
254
44
59
5
0
0
24
7
23
3
2
7
.232
.301
.252
.553
55
HG
36
SS
43
167
151
11
31
5
1
0
18
1
13
0
3
.205
.268
.252
.520
52
13
10
SS
694
2859
2610
373
745
104
41
17
359
55
0
162
17
0
9
78
0
0
.285
.329
.376
.706
90
162 Game Average
667
609
87
174
24
10
4
84
16
0
38
24
0
3
18
0
0
.285
.329
.376
.706
90
 
Team Lg Pos
12
Negro Leagues
598
2424
2211
301
615
90
35
10
274
41
0
139
5
0
6
68
0
0
.278
.323
.364
.687
87
2
vs Latin Leagues
90
415
382
70
125
14
5
7
83
12
23
12
3
7
.327
.370
.445
.815
110
2
vs Major Leagues
6
20
17
2
5
0
1
0
2
2
0
0
0
3
.294
.294
.412
.706
135
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Chicago American Giants
SS
9
35
30
4
5
1
1
0
3
0
0
0
5
.167
.167
.267
.433
15
1
Memphis Red Sox
SS
63
240
219
34
65
8
8
2
28
4
16
0
5
.297
.345
.434
.778
109
2
Indianapolis ABCs II
SS
36
153
144
16
38
6
1
0
19
6
6
0
1
2
.264
.298
.319
.617
74
8
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SS
309
1219
1109
146
313
52
18
7
147
21
0
63
2
4
43
.282
.323
.381
.704
89
4
Homestead Grays
SS
125
531
475
63
118
16
3
0
49
9
42
0
1
13
.248
.311
.295
.606
73
4
East All Stars
2B
4
16
15
0
5
1
0
0
2
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.375
.400
.775
185
1
West All Stars
-
1
3
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.333
.000
.333
-22
2
NNL All Stars II
SS
7
27
24
2
5
0
1
0
2
2
0
0
0
3
.208
.208
.292
.500
74
1
Philadelphia Stars
SS
50
220
210
37
71
6
4
1
26
1
10
0
.338
.368
.419
.787
106
2
Algonoderos de Unión Laguna
SS
90
415
382
70
125
14
5
7
83
12
23
12
3
7
.327
.370
.445
.815
110



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NNL
275
.324
.336
5.8%
0.0%
8.0%
0.7%
1.1%
.133
.115
183
.298
.335
4.4%
0.5%
0.0%
8.5%
18.30
0.0%
0.9%
.058
.098
MULT
MULT
173
.319
.342
4.6%
0.0%
8.2%
0.0%
0.8%
.057
.100
PC/HG
NN2
213
.307
.323
3.3%
6.4%
0.5%
1.1%
.104
.118
269
.367
.328
5.6%
0.0%
7.7%
1.1%
0.8%
.134
.093
MULT
235
.270
.352
5.1%
1.1%
1.3%
8.8%
4.00
9.14
0.9%
1.5%
.079
.132
MULT
MULT
200
.318
.346
6.5%
0.6%
0.5%
8.6%
13.00
29.01
0.5%
1.5%
.096
.124
MULT
MULT
156
.271
.334
3.8%
0.4%
0.6%
8.0%
6.00
57.66
0.0%
1.5%
.068
.128
145
.361
.340
6.9%
9.4%
0.0%
1.5%
.116
.126
PS
220
.365
.351
4.5%
8.7%
0.5%
1.9%
.081
.119
ULT
MEX
337
.393
.353
6.2%
9.4%
2.7%
10.2%
2.33
0.92
2.1%
1.2%
.141
.127
286
.267
.335
8.0%
1.0%
9.0%
7.67
0.0%
1.1%
.020
.108
HG
167
.253
.327
7.8%
9.5%
0.0%
1.1%
.046
.095
13
10
2859
.320
.339
5.7%
8.5%
1.3%
3.0%
4.00
18.16
0.6%
1.2%
.091
.114
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
12
Negro Leagues
2424
.312
.337
5.7%
8.3%
0.6%
0.6%
9.00
26.12
0.4%
1.2%
.086
.113
2
vs Latin Leagues
415
.369
.357
5.5%
9.7%
2.9%
9.9%
1.92
0.99
1.7%
1.2%
.118
.127
2
vs Major Leagues
20
.271
.273
0.0%
6.3%
2.0%
3.17
0.0%
0.7%
.118
.095
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Chicago American Giants
35
.164
.336
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
1.1%
.100
.115
1
Memphis Red Sox
240
.348
.336
6.7%
8.0%
0.8%
1.1%
.137
.115
2
Indianapolis ABCs II
153
.293
.336
3.9%
8.6%
0.0%
0.4%
20.93
0.0%
0.9%
.056
.094
8
Pittsburgh Crawfords
1219
.315
.340
5.2%
8.2%
0.3%
0.6%
17.00
27.04
0.6%
1.3%
.098
.119
4
Homestead Grays
531
.286
.326
7.9%
8.4%
0.0%
0.2%
34.92
0.0%
1.0%
.046
.100
4
East All Stars
16
.370
.323
6.3%
8.4%
18.2%
11.9%
0.00
1.06
0.0%
1.0%
.067
.107
1
West All Stars
3
.273
.382
33.3%
16.5%
33.3%
7.2%
1.00
2.29
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.078
2
NNL All Stars II
27
.201
.268
0.0%
6.2%
0.0%
2.4%
2.79
0.0%
0.7%
.083
.091
1
Philadelphia Stars
220
.365
.351
4.5%
8.7%
0.5%
1.9%
.081
.119
2
Algonoderos de Unión Laguna
415
.369
.357
5.5%
9.7%
2.9%
9.9%
1.92
0.99
1.7%
1.2%
.118
.127

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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