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Willie Cornelius



William McKinley Cornelius
(Sug; Sugar)

Born: September 3, 1906 in Atlanta, GA
Died: October 30, 1989 in Chicago, IL
          (83 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 180
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Notes:


• College: Clark College (Atlanta, GA)
• Buried: Burr Oak Cemetery (Alsip, IL)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
22
RF
4
5
.444
11
6
5
0
0
59.0
43
33
76
22
35
5
2
5.03
94
NNL
23
SP
7
10
.412
27
17
7
2
0
130.1
96
85
131
69
68
4
1
5.87
78
CAG
NN2
26
SP
6
6
.500
15
13
9
0
0
98.2
70
55
109
4
40
49
1
3
439
5.02
86
CAG
27
SP
4
7
.364
15
12
6
0
0
88.0
55
45
100
4
30
41
2
1
385
4.60
74
28
SP
5
5
.500
12
8
2
0
0
60.0
48
35
78
4
35
39
0
0
0
289
5.25
89
29
SP
2
4
.333
8
7
3
0
0
47.2
40
34
67
1
15
25
0
0
2
227
6.42
83
MULT
30
SP
6
6
.500
22
16
8
1
1
139.2
54
41
103
4
44
92
5
0
5
561
2.64
144
31
SP
9
1
.900
21
9
8
0
3
103.0
38
27
89
2
30
77
1
0
5
430
2.36
153
CAG
NAL
32
SP
4
8
.333
14
9
3
0
0
89.0
52
41
86
25
45
0
4.15
81
33
SP
8
9
.471
28
16
7
1
0
132.0
79
70
157
80
74
0
4
597
4.77
95
CAG
NAL
34
SP
0
6
.000
8
8
2
0
0
50.2
26
15
46
19
21
2
3
2.66
142
MULT
NAL
35
SP
2
4
.333
8
6
1
0
0
30.1
22
17
40
11
9
0
0
5.04
79
CAG
36
SP
4
4
.500
11
10
6
0
0
65.0
37
29
69
1
22
11
0
3
288
4.02
88
CAG
NAL
38
SP
3
1
.750
9
6
3
0
0
44.2
44
30
58
0
10
15
0
0
1
205
6.04
66
CAG
NAL
39
RP
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
17.1
9
5
15
0
9
9
3
0
4
79
2.60
159
15
8
SP
64
76
.457
212
143
70
4
4
1155.1
713
562
1224
20
461
610
23
0
34
3500
4.38
94
162 Game Average
12
15
.457
41
27
13
1
1
221.1
137
108
234
7
88
117
5
0
7
996
4.38
94
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
57
66
.463
183
126
64
4
4
1022.1
632
490
1068
20
380
533
23
0
30
2875
4.31
94
1
vs Latin Leagues
7
9
.438
27
15
6
0
125.0
79
70
153
79
67
0
4
597
5.04
92
1
vs Major Leagues
0
1
.000
2
2
0
0
0
8.0
2
2
3
0
2
10
0
0
28
2.25
136
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
RF
1
2
.333
5
2
1
0
0
18.0
21
19
27
12
5
0
0
9.50
58
2
Memphis Red Sox
SP
7
9
.438
22
14
6
1
0
105.2
79
65
117
44
70
7
3
5.54
81
1
Birmingham Black Barons
SP
3
4
.429
11
7
5
1
0
65.2
39
34
63
35
28
2
0
4.66
100
13
Chicago American Giants
SP
45
49
.479
140
100
52
2
4
820.2
482
362
841
20
282
428
14
0
27
2849
3.97
98
3
West All Stars
RP
1
1
.500
3
2
0
0
0
5.0
5
5
11
0
2
2
0
0
0
26
9.00
46
1
Kansas City Monarchs
RP
0
1
.000
2
2
0
0
0
8.0
2
2
3
0
2
10
0
0
28
2.25
136
1
Chihuahua
SP
7
9
.438
27
15
6
0
125.0
79
70
153
79
67
0
4
597
5.04
92
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
-
0
1
.000
2
1
0
0
0
7.1
6
5
9
5
0
0
0
6.14
60



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
22
RF
59.0
1.66
1.47
12.9%
26.3%
8.1%
20.9%
1.59
1.30
NNL
23
SP
130.1
1.53
1.38
11.7%
11.2%
11.9%
7.5%
0.99
1.50
CAG
NN2
26
SP
98.2
1.51
1.36
11.2%
12.7%
9.1%
6.9%
1.23
1.85
0.9%
1.0%
CAG
27
SP
88.0
1.48
1.23
10.6%
18.4%
7.8%
7.5%
1.37
1.99
1.0%
0.7%
28
SP
60.0
1.88
1.45
13.5%
11.2%
12.1%
11.7%
1.11
1.37
1.4%
1.7%
29
SP
47.2
1.72
1.54
11.0%
13.7%
6.6%
9.1%
1.67
1.59
0.4%
0.5%
MULT
30
SP
139.2
1.05
1.30
16.4%
19.8%
7.8%
8.2%
2.09
2.08
0.7%
1.0%
31
SP
103.0
1.16
1.28
17.9%
15.1%
7.0%
9.1%
2.57
2.04
0.5%
1.1%
CAG
NAL
32
SP
89.0
1.25
1.23
12.2%
14.2%
6.8%
8.2%
1.80
1.73
33
SP
132.0
1.80
1.50
11.9%
13.3%
12.8%
8.5%
0.93
1.30
CAG
NAL
34
SP
50.2
1.28
1.23
9.7%
15.0%
8.8%
7.4%
1.11
2.02
MULT
NAL
35
SP
30.1
1.68
1.37
6.5%
12.1%
7.9%
7.1%
0.82
1.67
CAG
36
SP
65.0
1.40
1.25
3.8%
11.2%
7.6%
5.4%
0.50
1.72
0.3%
0.2%
CAG
NAL
38
SP
44.2
1.52
1.34
7.3%
12.7%
4.9%
7.7%
1.50
1.64
0.0%
0.7%
CAG
NAL
39
RP
17.1
1.38
1.43
11.4%
14.1%
11.4%
8.8%
1.00
1.61
0.0%
0.6%
15
8
SP
1155.1
1.46
1.35
12.0%
13.9%
9.0%
8.4%
1.32
1.71
0.7%
0.9%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
15
Negro Leagues
1022.1
1.42
1.33
11.9%
14.0%
8.5%
8.2%
1.40
1.76
0.7%
0.9%
1
vs Latin Leagues
125.0
1.86
1.52
11.2%
12.2%
13.2%
9.7%
0.85
1.27
1
vs Major Leagues
8.0
0.63
1.22
35.7%
22.6%
7.1%
8.2%
5.00
2.75
0.0%
1.8%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
RF
18.0
2.17
1.57
5.5%
42.3%
13.2%
34.1%
0.42
1.24
2
Memphis Red Sox
SP
105.2
1.52
1.39
14.8%
10.9%
9.3%
7.6%
1.59
1.44
1
Birmingham Black Barons
SP
65.2
1.49
1.39
9.7%
11.2%
12.1%
7.6%
0.80
1.48
13
Chicago American Giants
SP
820.2
1.37
1.31
12.0%
14.0%
7.9%
7.7%
1.52
1.84
0.7%
0.9%
3
West All Stars
RP
5.0
2.60
1.73
7.7%
13.5%
7.7%
10.8%
1.00
1.26
0.0%
0.7%
1
Kansas City Monarchs
RP
8.0
0.63
1.22
35.7%
22.6%
7.1%
8.2%
5.00
2.75
0.0%
1.8%
1
Chihuahua
SP
125.0
1.86
1.52
11.2%
12.2%
13.2%
9.7%
0.85
1.27
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
-
7.1
1.91
1.30
0.0%
12.1%
14.3%
6.9%
0.00
1.75



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
22
RF
11
43
76
22
35
2
NNL
23
SP
27
96
131
69
68
1
CAG
NN2
26
SP
15
439
385
70
109
19
8
4
5
40
49
3
11
8
.283
.355
.405
.760
CAG
27
SP
15
385
345
55
100
20
3
4
5
30
41
1
9
8
.290
.348
.400
.748
28
SP
12
289
245
48
78
9
4
4
8
0
35
39
0
0
9
0
6
.318
.404
.437
.840
29
SP
8
227
199
40
67
10
7
1
13
15
25
2
10
0
4
.337
.389
.472
.861
MULT
30
SP
22
561
499
54
103
9
11
4
23
1
44
92
0
5
13
9
.206
.277
.293
.570
31
SP
21
430
379
38
89
15
9
2
14
0
30
77
0
5
16
0
6
.235
.300
.338
.637
CAG
NAL
32
SP
14
52
86
25
45
0
33
SP
28
597
79
157
80
74
4
CAG
NAL
34
SP
8
26
46
19
21
3
MULT
NAL
35
SP
8
22
40
11
9
0
CAG
36
SP
11
288
258
37
69
10
1
1
6
22
11
3
5
.267
.332
.326
.658
CAG
NAL
38
SP
9
205
193
44
58
8
6
0
5
10
15
1
1
5
.301
.338
.404
.742
CAG
NAL
39
RP
3
79
64
9
15
0
0
0
0
9
9
0
4
2
0
.234
.364
.234
.598
15
8
SP
212
3500
2567
713
1224
100
49
20
79
1
461
610
0
34
76
0
46
.268
.335
.369
.704
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
183
2875
2541
632
1068
100
48
20
78
1
380
533
0
30
76
0
45
.270
.337
.370
.707
1
vs Latin Leagues
27
597
79
153
79
67
4
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
vs Major Leagues
2
28
26
2
3
0
1
0
1
2
10
0
0
1
.115
.179
.192
.371
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
RF
5
21
27
12
5
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
2
Memphis Red Sox
SP
22
79
117
44
70
3
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Birmingham Black Barons
SP
11
39
63
35
28
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
13
Chicago American Giants
SP
140
2849
2519
482
841
96
47
20
77
1
282
428
0
27
75
44
.268
.335
.367
.702
3
West All Stars
RP
3
26
22
5
11
4
1
0
1
0
2
2
0
0
1
0
1
.500
.542
.773
1.314
1
Kansas City Monarchs
RP
2
28
26
2
3
0
1
0
1
2
10
0
0
1
.115
.179
.192
.371
1
Chihuahua
SP
27
597
79
153
79
67
4
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
-
2
6
9
5
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000

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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, 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