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Walter Ball



Walter Thomas Ball
(Diamond)

Born: September 12, 1877 in Detroit, MI
Died: December 16, 1946 in Chicago, IL
          (69 years old)

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• Buried: Lincoln Cemetery (Blue Island, IL)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
CUG
WES
25
SP
0
1
.000
1
1
0
1
0
0
8.0
2
0
7
0
0
2
0
1
33
0.00
CXG
IND
26
RP
1
0
1.000
3
1
2
1
0
1
18.1
4
2
8
0
3
6
0
0
63
0.98
231
MULT
27
SP
1
1
.500
3
3
0
3
0
0
25.0
10
3
25
0
7
11
0
2
106
1.08
215
28
SP
7
2
.778
9
9
0
9
1
0
80.2
24
16
74
0
19
27
0
1
327
1.79
147
29
SP
2
0
1.000
2
2
0
2
0
0
18.0
3
1
8
0
0
11
0
0
63
0.50
515
LEL
WES
30
SP
4
2
.667
6
5
1
5
1
0
45.2
17
10
40
0
17
14
0
0
192
1.97
164
FE
CUB
31
SP
6
7
.462
14
13
12
2
0
108.0
46
22
82
0
35
31
2
9
467
1.83
132
LEL
31
SP
3
5
.375
11
7
0
6
2
0
69.1
24
12
61
1
6
33
0
0
271
1.56
194
COG
WES
32
SP
3
1
.750
7
4
3
0
0
35.0
14
6
28
1
6
19
0
1
139
1.54
180
FE
CUB
33
SP
2
8
.200
11
8
7
0
0
78.2
52
38
66
4
40
29
0
4
333
4.35
80
COG
WES
33
SP
4
3
.571
9
6
6
1
1
61.1
17
11
52
0
12
32
0
0
246
1.61
206
WES
34
SP
6
5
.545
13
11
9
0
0
95.0
55
39
109
4
17
54
0
2
411
3.69
97
EAS
35
RF
0
2
.000
3
2
2
0
0
21.2
14
12
36
0
1
15
0
2
103
4.98
66
EAS
36
RP
1
0
1.000
2
0
0
0
0
11.0
6
5
16
0
1
6
0
0
47
4.09
89
CAG
NvH
37
SP
1
2
.333
3
2
0
2
0
0
20.2
4
2
16
0
4
4
0
0
78
0.87
214
COG
WES
39
SP
0
3
.000
4
3
3
0
0
30.2
18
15
37
2
18
15
0
0
148
4.40
74
COG
WES
41
SP
0
2
.000
3
2
1
2
0
0
21.2
14
5
20
1
10
6
0
0
3
98
2.08
207
COG
NNL
42
SP
0
6
.000
7
7
4
0
0
35.0
27
25
45
1
25
15
0
0
5
174
6.43
64
COG
NNL
43
SP
1
2
.333
6
3
3
2
0
0
40.1
28
19
50
3
12
13
0
0
4
175
4.24
102
17
10
SP
42
52
.447
117
89
7
79
7
2
824.0
379
243
780
17
233
343
2
0
34
3474
2.65
124
162 Game Average
14
17
.447
39
29
7
26
2
1
272.0
125
80
257
6
77
113
1
0
11
1147
2.65
124
 
Team Lg Pos
16
Negro Leagues
32
34
.485
87
64
7
56
5
2
598.2
271
180
601
13
151
273
0
0
19
2527
2.71
126
2
vs Latin Leagues
8
15
.348
25
21
19
2
0
186.2
98
60
148
4
75
60
2
13
800
2.89
104
1
vs High Minors
1
2
.333
3
2
0
2
0
0
20.2
4
2
16
0
4
4
0
0
78
0.87
214
2
vs Major Leagues
1
1
.500
2
2
0
2
0
0
18.0
6
1
15
0
3
6
0
2
69
0.50
629
 
Team Lg Pos
6
Chicago Leland Giants
SP
10
9
.526
23
18
1
17
4
0
167.0
53
26
143
1
31
75
0
1
668
1.40
206
2
Cuban X Giants
SP
2
1
.667
5
3
2
3
0
1
35.1
10
4
25
0
8
10
0
2
135
1.02
252
1
Philadelphia Quaker Giants
SP
5
1
.833
6
6
0
6
0
0
53.2
19
13
50
0
13
12
0
1
219
2.18
138
2
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SP
1
2
.333
4
3
0
3
0
0
30.2
16
13
41
0
1
22
0
2
136
3.82
83
2
SP
8
15
.348
25
21
19
2
0
186.2
98
60
148
4
75
60
2
13
800
2.89
104
7
Chicago Giants
SP
8
18
.308
37
26
4
21
1
1
232.0
124
85
244
8
84
102
0
0
13
1017
3.30
112
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
6
4
.600
12
10
8
0
0
87.0
49
35
97
4
16
52
0
2
374
3.62
100
1
New York Lincoln Giants
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
5.0
3
2
6
0
1
2
0
0
20
3.60
109
1
New York Lincoln Stars
RP
1
0
1.000
1
0
0
0
0
6.0
3
3
10
0
0
4
0
0
27
4.50
76
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
1
2
.333
3
2
0
2
0
0
20.2
4
2
16
0
4
4
0
0
78
0.87
214



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
CUG
WES
25
SP
8.0
0.88
0.89
6.1%
14.9%
0.0%
3.8%
3.92
0.0%
0.0%
CXG
IND
26
RP
18.1
0.60
1.06
9.5%
14.3%
4.8%
7.3%
2.00
1.96
0.0%
0.9%
MULT
27
SP
25.0
1.28
1.22
10.4%
13.4%
6.6%
8.0%
1.57
1.81
0.0%
0.7%
28
SP
80.2
1.15
1.23
8.3%
11.7%
5.8%
7.2%
1.42
1.50
0.0%
0.2%
29
SP
18.0
0.44
1.08
17.5%
10.2%
0.0%
5.2%
1.99
0.0%
0.2%
LEL
WES
30
SP
45.2
1.25
1.20
7.3%
11.5%
8.9%
9.0%
0.82
1.28
0.0%
1.0%
FE
CUB
31
SP
108.0
1.08
1.15
6.6%
11.2%
7.5%
9.6%
0.89
1.17
0.0%
0.2%
LEL
31
SP
69.1
0.97
1.22
12.2%
13.3%
2.2%
5.9%
5.50
1.87
0.4%
0.4%
COG
WES
32
SP
35.0
0.97
1.12
13.7%
14.2%
4.3%
5.5%
3.17
2.59
0.7%
0.8%
FE
CUB
33
SP
78.2
1.35
1.24
8.7%
11.2%
12.0%
13.2%
0.73
0.85
1.2%
0.3%
COG
WES
33
SP
61.1
1.04
1.20
13.0%
13.8%
4.9%
6.9%
2.67
2.02
0.0%
0.9%
WES
34
SP
95.0
1.33
1.32
13.1%
13.3%
4.1%
6.7%
3.18
1.90
1.0%
0.8%
EAS
35
RF
21.2
1.71
1.36
14.6%
13.2%
1.0%
7.0%
15.00
1.90
0.0%
0.4%
EAS
36
RP
11.0
1.55
1.43
12.8%
12.9%
2.1%
7.5%
6.00
1.72
0.0%
0.5%
CAG
NvH
37
SP
20.2
0.97
1.06
5.1%
14.0%
5.1%
5.6%
1.00
2.52
0.0%
0.8%
COG
WES
39
SP
30.2
1.79
1.34
10.1%
10.8%
12.2%
9.0%
0.83
1.20
1.4%
0.2%
COG
WES
41
SP
21.2
1.38
1.47
6.1%
10.0%
10.2%
9.6%
0.60
1.04
1.0%
1.0%
COG
NNL
42
SP
35.0
2.00
1.40
8.6%
10.7%
14.4%
8.5%
0.60
1.26
0.6%
0.4%
COG
NNL
43
SP
40.1
1.54
1.38
7.4%
10.5%
6.9%
7.4%
1.08
1.43
1.7%
0.8%
17
10
SP
824.0
1.23
1.24
9.9%
12.1%
6.7%
8.2%
1.47
1.60
0.5%
0.5%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
16
Negro Leagues
598.2
1.26
1.26
10.8%
12.2%
6.0%
7.5%
1.81
1.71
0.5%
0.6%
2
vs Latin Leagues
186.2
1.19
1.19
7.5%
11.2%
9.4%
11.1%
0.80
1.03
0.5%
0.2%
1
vs High Minors
20.2
0.97
1.06
5.1%
14.0%
5.1%
5.6%
1.00
2.52
0.0%
0.8%
2
vs Major Leagues
18.0
1.00
1.13
8.7%
14.6%
4.3%
6.4%
2.00
2.66
0.0%
0.7%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
6
Chicago Leland Giants
SP
167.0
1.04
1.17
11.2%
12.8%
4.6%
7.6%
2.42
1.85
0.1%
0.5%
2
Cuban X Giants
SP
35.1
0.93
1.11
7.4%
13.1%
5.9%
6.8%
1.25
1.98
0.0%
0.7%
1
Philadelphia Quaker Giants
SP
53.2
1.17
1.29
5.5%
9.0%
5.9%
7.6%
0.92
1.18
0.0%
0.4%
2
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SP
30.2
1.37
1.29
16.2%
12.4%
0.7%
6.7%
22.00
1.83
0.0%
0.4%
2
SP
186.2
1.19
1.19
7.5%
11.2%
9.4%
11.1%
0.80
1.03
0.5%
0.2%
7
Chicago Giants
SP
232.0
1.41
1.29
10.0%
11.9%
8.3%
7.6%
1.21
1.69
0.8%
0.7%
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
87.0
1.30
1.33
13.9%
13.5%
4.3%
7.2%
3.25
1.88
1.1%
0.8%
1
New York Lincoln Stars
RP
6.0
1.67
1.38
14.8%
13.1%
0.0%
7.3%
0.00
1.78
0.0%
0.5%
1
New York Lincoln Giants
RP
5.0
1.40
1.49
10.0%
12.7%
5.0%
7.7%
2.00
1.65
0.0%
0.5%
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
20.2
0.97
1.06
5.1%
14.0%
5.1%
5.6%
1.00
2.52
0.0%
0.8%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
CUG
WES
25
SP
1
33
31
2
7
2
0
0
2
0
2
1
1
1
.226
.250
.290
.540
CXG
IND
26
RP
3
63
59
4
8
0
1
0
2
3
6
0
1
1
.136
.177
.169
.347
MULT
27
SP
3
106
93
10
25
1
1
0
7
7
11
2
4
4
.269
.333
.301
.634
28
SP
9
327
298
24
74
6
3
0
3
19
27
1
9
7
.248
.296
.289
.584
29
SP
2
63
63
3
8
3
0
0
0
0
11
0
0
0
.127
.127
.175
.302
LEL
WES
30
SP
6
192
169
17
40
7
1
0
0
17
14
0
6
2
.237
.306
.290
.596
FE
CUB
31
SP
14
467
401
46
82
6
5
0
22
35
31
9
22
0
9
.204
.283
.244
.528
LEL
31
SP
11
271
256
24
61
12
6
1
5
6
33
0
10
6
.238
.256
.344
.599
COG
WES
32
SP
7
139
128
14
28
4
0
1
1
6
19
1
4
2
.219
.259
.273
.533
FE
CUB
33
SP
11
333
273
52
66
3
2
4
21
40
29
4
13
3
7
.242
.344
.311
.655
COG
WES
33
SP
9
246
227
17
52
4
0
0
0
12
32
0
7
6
.229
.268
.247
.514
WES
34
SP
13
411
380
55
109
12
1
4
10
17
54
2
12
7
.287
.321
.355
.676
EAS
35
RF
3
103
98
14
36
1
0
0
4
1
15
2
2
1
.367
.386
.378
.764
EAS
36
RP
2
47
46
6
16
1
0
0
1
1
6
0
0
2
.348
.362
.370
.731
CAG
NvH
37
SP
3
78
72
4
16
5
1
0
2
4
4
0
2
3
.222
.263
.319
.583
COG
WES
39
SP
4
148
125
18
37
2
0
2
4
18
15
0
5
3
.296
.385
.360
.745
COG
WES
41
SP
3
98
80
14
20
5
0
1
5
10
6
3
5
2
.250
.355
.350
.705
COG
NNL
42
SP
7
174
140
27
45
8
0
1
7
25
15
5
4
0
3
.321
.441
.400
.841
COG
NNL
43
SP
6
175
153
28
50
4
0
3
6
1
12
13
0
4
6
0
4
.327
.391
.412
.802
17
10
SP
117
3474
3092
379
780
86
21
17
102
1
233
343
0
34
113
3
70
.252
.311
.310
.622
 
Team Lg Pos
16
Negro Leagues
87
2527
2285
271
601
67
12
13
55
1
151
273
0
19
73
0
49
.263
.314
.320
.634
2
vs Latin Leagues
25
800
674
98
148
9
7
4
43
75
60
13
35
3
16
.220
.308
.272
.580
1
vs High Minors
3
78
72
4
16
5
1
0
2
4
4
0
2
3
.222
.263
.319
.583
2
vs Major Leagues
2
69
61
6
15
5
1
0
2
3
6
2
3
2
.246
.303
.361
.664
 
Team Lg Pos
6
Chicago Leland Giants
SP
23
668
615
53
143
25
7
1
7
31
75
1
22
13
.233
.270
.301
.571
2
Cuban X Giants
SP
5
135
121
10
25
1
2
0
9
8
10
2
4
4
.207
.267
.248
.515
1
Philadelphia Quaker Giants
SP
6
219
200
19
50
4
3
0
3
13
12
1
5
4
.250
.299
.300
.599
2
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SP
4
136
131
16
41
2
0
0
4
1
22
2
2
1
.313
.328
.328
.657
2
SP
25
800
674
98
148
9
7
4
43
75
60
13
35
3
16
.220
.308
.272
.580
7
Chicago Giants
SP
37
1017
887
124
244
28
0
8
23
1
84
102
0
13
33
0
21
.275
.347
.334
.680
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
12
374
346
49
97
11
1
4
10
16
52
2
10
6
.280
.316
.353
.669
1
New York Lincoln Stars
RP
1
27
27
3
10
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
1
.370
.370
.370
.741
1
New York Lincoln Giants
RP
1
20
19
3
6
1
0
0
1
1
2
0
0
1
.316
.350
.368
.718
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
3
78
72
4
16
5
1
0
2
4
4
0
2
3
.222
.263
.319
.583

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