Bill White
William Dighton White
 
 
Born: May 1, 1860 in Bridgeport, OH
Died: December 29, 1924 - 64 years old
Bats: Throws: R Wt:
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Comparison

Comparison
Shortstops
 
All Positions
 
#
Player
 
1 John Ward
1878 - 1894
SS
64.1
Pl
 
30.8
10.4
28.4
5.5
2 Jack Glasscock
1879 - 1895
SS
61.4
 
50.1
22.3
-0.4
10.6
3 Jack Rowe
1879 - 1890
SS
28.1
 
28.8
5.2
0.0
5.8
4 Germany Smith
1884 - 1898
SS
21.7
 
8.4
22.8
-0.1
9.4
5 Sam Wise
1881 - 1893
SS
20.3
 
26.8
-1.9
0.0
4.6
6 Frank Fennelly
1884 - 1890
SS
19.3
 
18.4
5.3
0.0
4.4
7 Candy Nelson
1872 - 1890
SS
15.9
 
16.1
3.1
0.0
3.3
8 Arthur Irwin
1880 - 1894
SS
15.0
 
12.5
9.0
-0.0
6.4
9 Bill Gleason
1882 - 1889
SS
10.2
 
10.1
4.8
0.0
4.7
10 Sadie Houck
1879 - 1887
SS
8.5
 
8.3
3.0
0.0
2.8
11 Bones Ely
1884 - 1902
SS
7.3
 
3.9
11.7
-1.6
6.8
12 Bill White
1884 - 1888
SS
2.5
 
2.7
2.4
-0.1
2.5
13 Marr Phillips
1884 - 1890
SS
2.2
 
1.4
2.1
0.0
1.3
14 Tom McLaughlin
1883 - 1891
SS
0.8
 
-0.1
2.3
0.0
1.3
15 Henry Easterday
1884 - 1890
SS
0.7
 
-1.6
3.9
0.0
1.7
16 Gus Alberts
1884 - 1891
SS
0.6
 
0.8
0.3
0.0
0.5
17 Jim Gray
1884 - 1893
SS
-0.1
 
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
18 Barney McLaughlin
1884 - 1890
SS
-0.2
 
1.3
0.1
-1.1
0.4
19 Clarence Cross
1884 - 1887
SS
-0.2
 
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.3
20 Gil Hatfield
1885 - 1895
SS
-1.1
 
2.0
-0.5
-1.3
1.4
21 Joe Kappel
1884 - 1890
SS
-1.2
 
-0.1
-1.0
0.0
0.0
 
  Bill White
1884 - 1888
SS
2.5
 
2.7
2.4
-0.1
2.5
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James