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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)


Fielding
Glossary
Pitcher
Team Lg Lg Lg
CUG
WES
25
1
1
8.0
0
6
0
1
1.000
.963
6.75
2.65
CXG
IND
26
3
1
18.1
0
3
0
0
1.000
.945
1.47
2.66
CXG
NvM
27
1
1
9.0
2
3
0
0
1.000
1.000
5.00
3.82
CXG
EAS
27
1
1
8.0
1
2
1
0
.750
.958
3.38
3.30
LEL
WES
27
1
1
8.0
0
4
0
0
1.000
1.000
4.50
3.18
QG
EAS
28
6
6
53.2
5
16
0
1
1.000
.929
3.52
3.15
LEL
WES
28
3
3
27.0
2
9
0
0
1.000
.918
3.67
2.96
LEL
WES
29
1
1
9.0
0
3
0
0
1.000
.947
3.00
3.18
BRG
NAC
29
1
1
9.0
0
1
0
0
1.000
.951
1.00
3.08
LEL
WES
30
6
5
45.2
1
12
0
2
1.000
.956
2.56
2.74
FE
CUB
31
14
108.0
11
32
7
0
.860
.908
3.58
3.45
LEL
WES
31
10
60.1
4
25
5
1
.853
.894
4.33
3.18
LEL
NvM
31
1
1
9.0
0
3
0
0
1.000
.963
3.00
2.76
COG
WES
32
7
35.0
2
5
0
0
1.000
.939
1.80
3.52
FE
CUB
33
11
78.2
3
30
2
1
.943
.932
3.78
3.97
COG
WES
33
9
61.1
1
13
0
0
1.000
.919
2.05
2.60
SLG
WES
34
12
87.0
3
15
3
1
.857
.930
1.86
2.75
COG
WES
34
1
8.0
0
1
0
0
1.000
.930
1.13
2.75
BRG
EAS
35
3
21.2
0
5
0
0
1.000
.918
2.08
2.86
NLG
EAS
36
1
5.0
0
2
0
0
1.000
.867
3.60
2.92
NLS
EAS
36
1
6.0
0
0
0
0
.867
0.00
2.92
CAG
NvH
37
3
2
20.2
2
5
0
1
1.000
.974
3.05
3.06
COG
WES
39
4
30.2
0
9
0
1
1.000
.945
2.64
3.30
COG
WES
41
3
21.2
1
10
0
0
1.000
.947
4.57
3.30
COG
NNL
42
8
42.1
1
14
0
0
1.000
.938
3.19
3.49
COG
NNL
43
7
43.2
1
10
0
0
1.000
.934
2.27
3.27
17
10
119
24
834.2
40
238
18
9
.939
.930
3.00
3.18


Glossary
Right Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
CXG
EAS
27
1
1
9.0
0
0
0
0
.935
0.00
1.69
-0.8
-92.0
-0.7
-0.1
QG
EAS
28
1
1
8.0
3
1
1
1
.800
.892
4.50
1.24
1.8
224.0
1.2
0.6
LEL
WES
29
1
1
9.0
0
0
0
0
1.000
0.00
0.88
-0.5
-51.5
-0.4
-0.1
LEL
WES
30
1
0
2.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.939
4.50
1.94
0.4
177.7
0.4
0.0
FE
CUB
31
4
26.0
9
1
0
1
1.000
.887
3.46
1.27
4.1
157.7
3.8
0.3
LEL
WES
31
5
32.1
4
0
0
0
1.000
.922
1.11
1.21
0.0
0.0
0.4
-0.4
LEL
NvM
31
2
2
15.2
1
0
0
0
1.000
.857
0.57
1.28
-1.1
-68.6
-1.0
-0.1
COG
WES
32
3
15.0
1
1
1
0
.667
.916
1.20
1.48
-0.3
-18.2
-0.6
0.4
FE
CUB
33
2
11.0
0
0
0
0
.954
0.00
1.32
-0.8
-74.9
-0.7
-0.1
COG
WES
33
6
40.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.938
0.68
1.73
-2.6
-66.1
-1.9
-0.8
SLG
WES
34
2
10.0
0
0
0
0
.945
0.00
1.54
-1.1
-109.8
-0.9
-0.2
MOH
EAS
35
3
18.0
2
2
0
0
1.000
.919
2.00
1.58
0.9
51.4
0.2
0.7
BRG
EAS
35
8
66.1
9
5
0
1
1.000
.919
1.90
1.58
0.9
13.9
-0.3
1.3
COG
WES
41
1
4.0
1
1
0
0
1.000
.938
4.50
1.32
0.9
236.0
0.3
0.6
COG
NNL
43
1
2.0
0
0
0
0
.935
0.00
1.60
-0.2
-121.1
-0.2
0.0
11
8
41
5
268.1
34
11
2
3
.957
.921
1.51
1.46
1.6
5.9
-0.3
1.9


Glossary
Center Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
COG
WES
32
1
9.0
4
1
0
0
1.000
.967
5.00
2.12
1.8
205.0
1.3
0.5
COG
WES
33
2
14.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.927
1.93
2.07
-0.3
-20.7
-0.1
-0.2
COG
WES
34
1
8.0
1
1
0
0
1.000
.942
2.25
2.17
0.0
-4.1
-0.6
0.5
NLS
EAS
36
2
18.0
0
2
0
0
1.000
.958
1.00
2.10
-1.1
-58.6
-2.1
1.0
CAG
NvH
37
1
0
0.2
0
0
0
0
.920
0.00
1.85
-0.1
-163.3
-0.1
0.0
5
3
7
0
49.2
8
4
0
0
1.000
.948
2.17
2.10
0.4
7.2
-1.4
1.8


Glossary
Left Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
FE
CUB
31
3
27.0
4
2
1
0
.857
.879
2.00
2.07
0.0
-0.9
-1.1
1.0
BRG
EAS
35
1
5.0
0
1
0
0
1.000
.930
1.80
2.00
-0.1
-14.1
-0.7
0.6
2
2
4
32.0
4
3
1
0
.875
.887
1.97
2.06
-0.1
-3.0
-1.7
1.6



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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