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Oscar Charleston



Oscar McKinley Charleston
(Charlie)


Born: October 14, 1896 in Indianapolis, IN
Died: October 5, 1954 - 57 years old

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 185
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1976
• Buried: Floral Park Cemetery (Indianapolis, IN)
• Relatives: Bennie Charleston (Brother)
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Record
Team Lg
IND
35
3
93
55
36
2
.604
Greenlee Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NN2
37
2
84
52
29
3
.642
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
NN2
36
2
89
51
36
2
.586
Greenlee Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NN2
38
1
81
51
27
3
.654
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
ECL
28
2
73
48
24
1
.667
Island Park (Harrisburg, PA), West End Grounds
NN2
39
1
83
48
33
2
.593
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
NN2
51
4
57
32
33
2
.492
Shibe Park (Philadelphia, PA)
ECL
27
5
61
30
31
0
.492
Island Stadium (Harrisburg, PA)
NN2
41
4
55
28
26
1
.519
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
ECL
29
4
49
27
22
0
.551
Island Park (Harrisburg, PA)
NN2
40
5
61
21
39
1
.350
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
NN2
44
6
53
14
39
0
.264
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
NAL
42
3
21
9
11
1
.450
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH)
NAL
43
7
25
6
19
0
.240
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH), Perry Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
NvM
35
1
7
5
2
0
.714
Greenlee Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NLC
38
1
7
4
3
0
.571
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
NvM
39
1
5
4
1
0
.800
No Home Ballpark
NN2
42
6
10
4
6
1
.400
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH)
IND
39
2
4
2
2
0
.500
No Home Ballpark
IND
40
4
5
2
3
0
.400
No Home Ballpark
EWA
38
1
1
1
0
0
1.000
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
EWA
39
1
1
1
0
0
1.000
No Home Ballpark
ANL
32
6
4
0
4
0
.000
Hilldale Park (Darby, PA), Passon Field (Philadelphia, PA)
EWA
41
2
1
0
1
0
.000
Polo Grounds (New York, NY)
EWA
42
2
1
0
1
0
.000
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
15
7
931
495
473
23
.511
3
0
 
Team Lg
3
Harrisburg Giants
183
105
77
1
.577
0
0
1
Hilldale Club
4
0
36
4
.000
0
0
9
Pittsburgh Crawfords
616
334
267
16
.556
3
0
2
West All Stars
2
1
1
0
.500
0
0
2
NNL All Stars II
14
8
6
0
.571
0
0
2
East All Stars
2
1
1
0
.500
0
0
2
Philadelphia Stars
110
46
85
2
.351
0
0
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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