Wild Bill Wright - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Wild Bill Wright



Burnis Wright


Born: June 6, 1914 in Milan, TN
Died: August 3, 1996
in Aguascalientes, Mexico
          (82 years old)

Bats: B
Throws: R
Ht: 6'4"
Wt: 220
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Fielding
Glossary
Center Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
NEG
NSL
18
2
NEG
NN2
20
9
53.2
12
0
0
0
1.000
.980
2.01
2.16
-0.3
-5.0
-0.0
-0.2
CEG
NN2
21
31
31
267.2
62
4
5
0
.930
.956
2.22
2.39
5.3
20.0
5.0
0.3
WEG
NN2
22
26
26
209.0
43
3
2
1
.958
.959
1.98
2.31
-6.4
-30.7
-6.9
0.5
EAS
EWA
22
1
0
5.0
0
0
0
0
1.000
0.00
1.00
-0.0
-7.4
-0.0
0.0
WEG
NN2
23
35
35
283.1
55
4
3
0
.952
.966
1.87
2.36
-5.1
-18.1
-5.2
0.1
NAS
IND
23
1
1
9.0
0
0
0
0
.945
0.00
1.66
-0.8
-84.0
-0.7
-0.0
EAS
EWA
23
1
1
9.0
4
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
4.00
4.50
0.6
64.3
0.6
0.0
BEG
NN2
24
2
2
18.0
4
0
0
0
1.000
.961
2.00
2.24
-0.1
-7.2
-0.0
-0.1
BEG
NN2
25
7
EAS
EWA
25
2
2
17.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.59
1.85
-0.0
-0.6
-0.0
0.0
ROM
MEX
26
87
ROM
MEX
27
100
9
4
304
98
871.2
183
11
10
1
.951
.963
2.00
2.34
-6.8
-7.8
-7.3
0.5


Glossary
Right Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
NEG
NSL
18
19
NEG
NN2
19
36
296.0
66
3
0
1
1.000
.962
2.10
1.77
6.5
22.0
7.5
-1.0
NEG
NN2
20
30
243.1
58
2
0
1
1.000
.969
2.22
1.70
8.3
34.1
9.0
-0.7
CEG
NN2
21
1
0
2.0
0
0
0
0
.939
0.00
1.75
-0.2
-102.7
-0.2
-0.0
NAS
IND
22
1
1
8.0
1
0
1
0
.500
.934
1.13
1.84
-0.1
-6.5
0.0
-0.1
NAS
NvM
22
2
2
18.0
3
0
2
0
.600
.857
1.50
1.27
0.4
20.0
0.6
-0.3
WEG
NN2
23
2
2
14.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.976
1.93
1.70
0.3
21.4
0.4
-0.1
BEG
NN2
24
29
29
249.1
43
3
4
1
.920
.953
1.66
1.85
-2.2
-8.8
-2.4
0.2
EAS
EWA
24
2
2
8.0
0
0
0
0
0.00
0.00
BEG
NN2
25
15
BEG
NLP
25
4
BEG
NLC
25
5
BEG
NN2
28
41
EAS
EWA
28
2
2
18.0
4
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
2.00
1.75
1.1
61.0
1.1
0.0
BEG
NN2
31
46
EAS
EWA
31
1
1
2.2
0
0
0
0
1.000
0.00
0.53
-0.2
-84.1
-0.2
0.0
10
3
236
39
859.1
178
8
7
3
.964
.960
1.95
1.74
13.9
16.3
15.8
-1.9


Glossary
Left Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
NEG
NSL
18
6
NEG
NN2
20
1
9.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.939
2.00
1.54
0.3
32.7
0.3
-0.0
WEG
NN2
22
11
11
96.0
16
1
0
0
1.000
.955
1.59
1.80
-1.7
-18.2
-1.7
-0.1
NAS
IND
22
2
2
17.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.968
0.53
1.97
-0.9
-55.4
-0.9
-0.1
NAS
NvM
22
3
3
25.0
2
1
1
0
.750
.889
1.08
1.69
-0.5
-21.7
-1.0
0.4
NAS
IND
23
1
1
9.0
0
0
0
0
.941
0.00
1.53
-0.8
-86.5
-0.7
-0.0
BEG
NN2
24
2
2
15.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.946
1.20
1.76
-0.5
-31.8
-0.4
-0.0
BEG
NN2
25
3
BEG
NN2
28
8
7
2
37
19
171.0
23
2
1
0
.962
.944
1.32
1.77
-4.2
-24.5
-4.4
0.2


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
Team Lg
NEG
NSL
18
1
WES
EWA
21
1
BEG
NN2
31
1
3
2
3



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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.

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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