Walter Ball - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Walter Ball



Walter Thomas Ball
(Diamond)

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

Bats: R
Throws: R
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• Buried: Lincoln Cemetery (Blue Island, IL)


Wins Above Replacement

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Team Lg Pos
CUG
WES
25
SP
3
8.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
CXG
IND
26
RP
7
18.1
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.6
0.0
MULT
27
SP
14
25.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
28
SP
38
80.2
2.1
-0.1
0.2
2.0
0.0
29
SP
11
18.0
0.6
0.1
0.0
0.6
0.0
LEL
WES
30
SP
21
45.2
0.9
0.1
0.0
0.8
0.0
FE
CUB
31
SP
69
108.0
2.3
0.5
0.5
1.4
0.0
LEL
31
SP
48
69.1
1.7
0.0
-0.1
1.8
0.0
COG
WES
32
SP
25
35.0
0.7
0.4
0.1
0.1
0.0
FE
CUB
33
SP
46
78.2
-0.9
0.1
-0.1
-0.9
0.0
COG
WES
33
SP
52
61.1
2.8
0.4
-0.3
2.7
0.0
WES
34
SP
54
95.0
1.1
-0.3
-0.1
1.5
0.0
EAS
35
RF
49
21.2
-0.1
-0.4
0.2
0.2
-0.1
EAS
36
RP
13
11.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
CAG
NvH
37
SP
9
20.2
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
COG
WES
39
SP
14
30.2
0.7
-0.1
0.0
0.8
0.0
COG
WES
41
SP
12
21.2
0.3
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.0
COG
NNL
42
SP
19
42.1
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
COG
NNL
43
SP
20
43.2
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
17
11
SP
524
834.2
13.5
0.7
0.3
12.7
-0.2
162 Game Average
154
245.0
4.0
0.2
0.1
3.7
-0.1
 
Team Lg Pos
2
vs Latin Leagues
115
186.2
1.4
0.6
0.4
0.5
0.0
1
vs High Minors
9
20.2
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
16
Negro Leagues
387
609.1
11.7
0.1
0.0
11.7
-0.1
2
vs Major Leagues
13
18.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
 
Team Lg Pos
2
SP
44
30.2
0.2
-0.4
0.1
0.5
0.0
1
RP
9
20.2
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
7
SP
150
242.2
4.7
0.8
-0.1
4.0
0.0
2
SP
18
35.1
0.4
-0.1
-0.1
0.6
0.0
2
SP
115
186.2
1.4
0.6
0.4
0.5
0.0
6
SP
92
167.0
4.2
0.1
-0.1
4.2
0.0
1
RF
9
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
1
RP
2
5.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
1
RP
11
6.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
1
SP
28
53.2
0.9
-0.2
0.2
0.9
0.0
1
SP
46
87.0
1.3
-0.2
-0.1
1.6
0.0

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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