Lefty Williams - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Lefty Williams



Charles Henry Williams


Born: September 24, 1894 in Tanners, VA
Died: April 26, 1952 in Homestead, PA
          (57 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 5'6"
Wt: 165
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Notes:


• Buried: Homestead Cemetery (Homestead, PA)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
HG
WES
26
SP
1
2
.333
4
4
4
0
0
34.0
13
7
41
0
5
19
0
0
140
1.85
264
HG
IND
27
LF
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
7.0
11
7
11
2
1
4
0
1
37
9.00
57
HG
IND
29
SP
1
1
.500
4
2
1
0
0
19.2
7
6
19
2
3
8
0
0
0
78
2.75
174
HG
IND
31
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
2.2
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
8
0.00
HG
32
SP
2
1
.667
4
4
2
0
0
22.2
20
16
30
2
7
4
1
1
102
6.35
39
HG
33
SP
3
2
.600
6
5
3
0
0
37.0
18
12
36
2
7
13
0
1
155
2.92
152
HG
ANL
34
SP
5
6
.455
16
11
7
1
0
99.2
72
57
105
2
40
39
0
1
435
5.15
105
HG
EAS
35
SP
9
1
.900
14
10
7
1
0
92.2
50
43
94
0
24
39
0
3
385
4.18
128
HG
IND
36
SP
5
3
.625
11
8
7
1
0
68.2
36
29
69
1
15
22
0
0
282
3.80
97
HG/DW
EWL
37
SP
7
0
1.000
9
7
5
1
0
51.2
25
20
51
1
16
24
1
4
221
3.48
123
HG
NN2
38
SP
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
9.2
10
8
16
1
3
3
0
0
48
7.45
61
HG
IND
39
RP
0
1
.000
3
0
0
0
0
8.2
2
1
6
0
3
5
0
0
35
1.04
344
HG
NN2
40
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
2.2
3
2
5
0
3
4
1
0
16
6.75
78
13
2
SP
33
17
.660
76
53
36
4
1
456.2
267
208
483
13
127
185
3
0
11
1942
4.10
109
162 Game Average
17
9
.660
40
28
19
2
1
240.2
141
110
255
7
67
98
2
0
6
1024
4.10
109
 
Team Lg Pos
13
Negro Leagues
32
15
.681
73
50
35
4
1
441.0
256
201
462
11
124
183
3
0
11
1869
4.10
110
2
vs Major Leagues
1
2
.333
3
3
1
0
0
15.2
11
7
21
2
3
2
0
0
73
4.02
78
 
Team Lg Pos
13
Homestead Grays
SP
28
17
.622
70
49
33
3
1
425.2
258
201
455
13
119
177
2
0
8
1814
4.25
105
1
Detroit Wolves
SP
5
0
1.000
6
4
3
1
0
31.0
9
7
28
0
8
8
1
3
128
2.03
209



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
HG
WES
26
SP
34.0
1.35
1.62
13.6%
10.4%
3.6%
7.3%
3.80
1.42
0.0%
0.5%
HG
IND
27
LF
7.0
1.71
1.56
10.8%
12.1%
2.7%
8.8%
4.00
1.36
5.4%
0.9%
HG
IND
29
SP
19.2
1.12
1.55
10.3%
10.6%
3.8%
9.3%
2.67
1.14
2.6%
1.3%
HG
IND
31
RP
2.2
0.00
1.14
12.5%
18.0%
0.0%
1.8%
10.24
0.0%
1.0%
HG
32
SP
22.2
1.63
1.10
3.9%
17.5%
6.9%
7.3%
0.57
2.37
2.0%
0.7%
HG
33
SP
37.0
1.16
1.41
8.4%
11.6%
4.5%
6.1%
1.86
1.79
1.3%
2.8%
HG
ANL
34
SP
99.2
1.45
1.63
9.0%
9.2%
9.2%
9.4%
0.98
0.98
0.5%
1.3%
HG
EAS
35
SP
92.2
1.27
1.54
10.1%
10.8%
6.2%
8.3%
1.63
1.31
0.0%
1.6%
HG
IND
36
SP
68.2
1.22
1.25
7.8%
11.4%
5.3%
7.3%
1.47
1.56
0.4%
1.0%
HG/DW
EWL
37
SP
51.2
1.30
1.45
10.9%
11.4%
7.2%
8.3%
1.50
1.38
0.5%
0.8%
HG
NN2
38
SP
9.2
1.97
1.40
6.3%
12.1%
6.3%
6.8%
1.00
1.79
2.1%
1.0%
HG
IND
39
RP
8.2
1.04
1.32
14.3%
12.4%
8.6%
7.4%
1.67
1.69
0.0%
0.8%
HG
NN2
40
RP
2.2
3.00
1.57
25.0%
11.0%
18.8%
8.7%
1.33
1.27
0.0%
1.4%
13
2
SP
456.2
1.34
1.47
9.5%
11.3%
6.5%
8.2%
1.46
1.44
0.7%
1.2%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
13
Negro Leagues
441.0
1.33
1.47
9.8%
11.2%
6.6%
8.3%
1.48
1.40
0.6%
1.1%
2
vs Major Leagues
15.2
1.53
1.36
2.7%
12.5%
4.1%
4.6%
0.67
2.70
2.7%
3.3%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
13
Homestead Grays
SP
425.2
1.35
1.47
9.8%
11.2%
6.6%
8.2%
1.49
1.45
0.7%
1.3%
1
Detroit Wolves
SP
31.0
1.16
1.44
6.3%
11.5%
6.3%
8.3%
1.00
1.39
0.0%
0.8%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
HG
WES
26
SP
4
140
131
13
41
10
1
0
4
5
19
0
4
3
.313
.338
.405
.743
HG
IND
27
LF
1
37
34
11
11
5
0
2
1
1
4
1
1
0
0
.324
.361
.647
1.008
HG
IND
29
SP
4
78
75
7
19
2
1
2
1
3
8
0
0
1
.253
.282
.387
.669
HG
IND
31
RP
1
8
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
HG
32
SP
4
102
93
20
30
6
0
2
4
0
7
4
1
1
5
.323
.376
.452
.828
HG
33
SP
6
155
141
18
36
3
2
2
1
7
13
1
6
3
.255
.295
.348
.643
HG
ANL
34
SP
16
435
379
72
105
20
9
2
6
40
39
1
15
9
.277
.348
.393
.741
HG
EAS
35
SP
14
385
348
50
94
14
6
0
4
24
39
3
10
10
.270
.323
.345
.667
HG
IND
36
SP
11
282
258
36
69
9
7
1
3
15
22
0
9
6
.267
.308
.368
.676
HG/DW
EWL
37
SP
9
221
195
25
51
9
1
1
1
16
24
4
6
3
.262
.330
.333
.664
HG
NN2
38
SP
2
48
43
10
16
3
2
1
0
3
3
0
2
1
.372
.413
.605
1.018
HG
IND
39
RP
3
35
31
2
6
0
1
0
0
3
5
0
1
1
.194
.265
.258
.523
HG
NN2
40
RP
1
16
13
3
5
0
0
0
0
3
4
0
0
0
.385
.500
.385
.885
13
2
SP
76
1942
1749
267
483
81
30
13
25
0
127
185
11
55
0
42
.276
.329
.379
.708
 
Team Lg Pos
13
Negro Leagues
73
1869
1681
256
462
78
29
11
23
0
124
183
11
53
0
39
.275
.329
.375
.704
2
vs Major Leagues
3
73
68
11
21
3
1
2
2
3
2
0
2
3
.309
.338
.471
.809
 
Team Lg Pos
13
Homestead Grays
SP
70
1814
1636
258
455
76
30
13
25
0
119
177
8
51
0
40
.278
.330
.385
.715
1
Detroit Wolves
SP
6
128
113
9
28
5
0
0
0
8
8
3
4
2
.248
.315
.292
.607

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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