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Ruben Jones



Ruben Jones



Born: February 5, 1894 in Austin, TX
Died: February 14, 1970 - 76 years old

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• Buried: Dawson County Cemetery (Lamesa, TX)
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Wins Above Replacement


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
LF
1
1927
1927
BBB
5.3
6.2
-0.1
-0.3
-0.4
2
SP
1
1927
1927
BBB
3.9
0.1
0.0
3.8
0.0
3
SP
1
1927
1927
BBB
3.2
0.6
0.0
2.6
0.0
4
SP
1
1927
1927
BBB
2.8
0.0
0.0
2.7
0.0
5
C
1
1927
1927
BBB
2.5
2.2
0.0
0.0
0.3
6
SP
3
1940
1946
MRS
1.8
-0.2
0.0
2.0
0.0
7
SP
1
1940
1940
MRS
1.3
-0.1
0.0
1.4
0.0
8
C
1
1927
1927
BBB
1.3
1.1
-0.1
0.0
0.2
9
CF
1
1927
1927
BBB
1.2
1.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
10
1B
1
1927
1927
BBB
1.1
1.7
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
11
SP
1
1927
1927
BBB
1.1
0.0
0.0
1.1
0.0
12
CF
3
1940
1946
MRS
1.0
0.1
-0.2
1.2
-0.1
13
CF
1
1927
1927
BBB
1.0
1.2
0.0
0.0
-0.3
14
2B
3
1940
1946
MRS
0.8
0.9
-0.4
0.0
0.2
15
CF
4
1932
1946
MRS/LRG
0.7
0.9
-0.2
0.0
0.0
16
SS
1
1927
1927
BBB
0.7
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.3
17
SP
1
1944
1944
MRS
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
18
2B
1
1927
1927
BBB
0.6
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.2
19
RP
1
1944
1944
MRS
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
20
RP
1
1946
1946
MRS
0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.6
0.0
21
3B
1
1944
1944
MRS
0.5
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
22
RP
1
1946
1946
MRS
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
23
1B
1
1932
1932
LRG
0.4
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
24
SP
1
1927
1927
BBB
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
25
1B
2
1940
1946
MRS
0.4
0.8
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
26
LF
3
1940
1946
MRS
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
27
C
3
1940
1946
MRS
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
28
RP
1
1946
1946
MRS
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
29
LF
1
1940
1940
MRS
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
30
C
3
1940
1946
MRS
0.3
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.1
31
LF
1
1940
1940
MRS
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
32
RP
1
1946
1946
MRS
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
33
SP
1
1940
1940
MRS
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
34
SP
2
1932
1944
MRS/LRG
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
35
SS
1
1944
1944
MRS
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
36
RP
1
1946
1946
MRS
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
37
C
1
1932
1932
LRG
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
38
SS
2
1940
1944
MRS
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.3
39
3B
1
1932
1932
LRG
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
40
SS
1
1927
1927
BBB
0.1
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.5
41
SP
1
1927
1927
BBB
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
42
RP
1
1940
1940
MRS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
43
RP
1
1932
1932
LRG
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
44
RP
1
1927
1927
BBB
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
45
RF
1
1940
1940
MRS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
46
RP
1
1944
1944
MRS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
47
RP
1
1940
1940
MRS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
48
CF
1
1944
1944
MRS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
49
SS
1
1932
1932
LRG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
50
3B
1
1946
1946
MRS
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
51
C
1
1932
1932
LRG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
52
RF
1
1940
1940
MRS
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
53
RP
1
1944
1944
MRS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
54
SS
1
1932
1932
LRG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
55
SP
1
1940
1940
MRS
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
56
RF
1
1927
1927
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
57
-
1
1932
1932
LRG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
58
LF
1
1932
1932
LRG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
59
C
1
1932
1932
LRG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
60
2B
1
1927
1927
BBB
0.0
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
61
2B
1
1932
1932
LRG
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
62
RP
1
1940
1940
MRS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
63
RF
1
1927
1927
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
64
C
1
1940
1940
MRS
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
65
RF
1
1940
1940
MRS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
66
RP
1
1946
1946
MRS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.0
67
3B
1
1940
1940
MRS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
68
2B
1
1927
1927
BBB
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
69
SS
2
1944
1946
MRS
-0.1
0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.1
70
1B
1
1932
1932
LRG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
71
3B
1
1927
1927
BBB
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
72
RP
1
1927
1927
BBB
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
73
1B
1
1927
1927
BBB
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
74
LF
4
1932
1946
MRS/LRG
-0.2
0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
75
RF
2
1940
1944
MRS
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
76
1B
1
1944
1944
MRS
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
77
CF
3
1940
1946
MRS
-0.3
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
78
3B
2
1940
1946
MRS
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
79
3B
1
1927
1927
BBB
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
80
-
1
1927
1927
BBB
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
81
LF
1
1932
1932
LRG
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
82
-
1
1932
1932
LRG
-0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
83
RF
1
1932
1932
LRG
-0.5
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
84
LF
2
1944
1946
MRS
-0.5
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
85
-
1
1940
1940
MRS
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
86
-
1
1946
1946
MRS
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
87
RF
1
1927
1927
BBB
-1.0
0.0
0.0
-1.0
0.0
88
3B
1
1927
1927
BBB
-1.3
-1.5
0.0
0.0
0.2

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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