William Ross - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

William Ross



William West Ross
(Nacogdoches)

Born: October 5, 1893 in Corrigan, TX
Died: December 22, 1964 in Diboll, TX
          (71 years old)

Bats:
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 170
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Notes:


• Buried: Corrigan Cemetery (Corrigan, TX)
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Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
3
1924
1926
SLS
8.6
0.0
0.0
8.6
0.0
2
SS
3
1924
1926
SLS
8.4
4.8
2.4
0.0
1.2
3
CF
3
1922
1930
HG/ABC
8.3
7.5
1.3
0.0
-0.5
4
SP
2
1929
1930
HG
8.0
-0.1
0.0
8.0
0.0
5
SP
1
1927
1927
DS
6.9
3.7
0.0
3.4
-0.2
6
CF
3
1924
1926
SLS
6.7
6.1
0.4
0.6
-0.5
7
SP
2
1922
1927
DS/ABC
5.4
1.9
0.1
3.5
-0.1
8
1B
2
1922
1923
WP/ABC
5.2
4.7
0.6
0.3
-0.4
9
CF
1
1927
1927
DS
4.8
5.0
0.0
0.0
-0.2
10
SP
3
1924
1926
SLS
4.6
-1.1
0.0
5.7
0.0
11
C
3
1924
1926
SLS
4.5
3.4
0.6
0.0
0.5
12
1B
1
1926
1926
SLS
4.5
5.6
-0.8
0.0
-0.3
13
RF
3
1924
1926
SLS
4.5
5.3
-0.4
0.0
-0.4
14
1B
4
1924
1928
SLS/CTG
4.1
5.9
-0.6
-0.3
-0.8
15
C
1
1922
1922
ABC
4.1
3.8
0.1
0.0
0.2
16
SP
1
1922
1922
ABC
3.6
-0.6
0.1
4.1
0.0
17
LF
2
1929
1930
HG
3.6
2.4
1.5
0.0
-0.4
18
2B
2
1929
1930
HG
3.6
3.0
0.4
0.0
0.2
19
3B
3
1924
1926
SLS
3.6
4.8
-1.8
0.0
0.6
20
SP
1
1929
1929
HG
3.2
0.5
0.0
2.7
0.0
21
SP
1
1928
1928
CTG
2.5
1.0
0.2
1.4
-0.1
22
SP
1
1928
1928
CTG
2.3
-0.4
0.0
2.7
0.0
23
SP
1
1926
1926
SLS
2.2
0.1
0.0
2.0
0.0
24
SP
2
1929
1930
HG
2.2
-0.5
-0.3
2.9
0.0
25
SP
2
1929
1930
HG
2.1
0.1
-0.1
2.2
0.0
26
SP
3
1924
1927
SLS/DS
2.1
0.1
0.0
2.0
0.0
27
3B
2
1917
1922
TAS/ABC
2.0
0.3
1.3
0.0
0.3
28
RF
1
1927
1927
DS
1.9
1.9
0.0
0.4
-0.4
29
SP
1
1927
1927
DS
1.8
-0.2
0.0
2.0
0.0
30
2B
1
1928
1928
CTG
1.6
2.0
-0.5
0.0
0.0
31
3B
1
1929
1929
HG
1.5
1.9
-0.4
0.0
0.0
32
CF
1
1928
1928
CTG
1.4
0.8
0.8
0.0
-0.1
33
SS
2
1929
1930
HG
1.4
-0.1
1.1
0.0
0.3
34
C
1
1930
1930
HG
1.3
1.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
35
3B
2
1929
1930
HG
1.2
0.2
0.9
0.0
0.1
36
2B
1
1927
1927
DS
1.2
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.3
37
SP
2
1917
1927
TAS/DS
1.2
0.4
0.2
0.7
-0.1
38
SP
2
1924
1925
SLS
1.2
-0.3
0.0
1.4
0.0
39
C
2
1929
1930
HG
1.1
0.5
0.4
0.0
0.2
40
LF
3
1924
1926
SLS
1.1
3.8
-2.1
0.0
-0.6
41
RF
1
1922
1922
ABC
1.0
0.7
0.6
0.0
-0.3
42
3B
2
1927
1928
DS/CTG
1.0
0.8
-0.1
0.0
0.3
43
2B
1
1928
1928
CTG
1.0
0.2
0.6
0.0
0.2
44
RF
1
1930
1930
HG
1.0
0.4
0.7
0.0
-0.2
45
SS
1
1929
1929
HG
0.9
1.1
-0.4
0.1
0.1
46
RP
1
1929
1929
HG
0.9
0.1
0.0
0.8
0.0
47
SP
2
1925
1926
SLS
0.8
-0.3
0.0
1.1
0.0
48
C
1
1923
1923
WP
0.7
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
49
LF
1
1927
1927
DS
0.7
0.9
0.0
0.0
-0.1
50
C
2
1922
1923
ABC/WP
0.7
0.0
0.5
0.0
0.2
51
SP
1
1922
1922
ABC
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.8
0.0
52
1B
1
1929
1929
HG
0.6
0.5
0.2
0.0
-0.1
53
CF
1
1930
1930
HG
0.6
0.5
0.2
0.0
-0.1
54
SP
1
1925
1925
SLS
0.6
0.2
0.0
0.4
0.0
55
3B
1
1929
1929
HG
0.6
0.0
0.5
0.0
0.1
56
SP
2
1925
1926
SLS
0.6
-0.3
0.0
0.9
0.0
57
3B
1
1923
1923
WP
0.6
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.1
58
C
1
1927
1927
DS
0.5
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.3
59
C
3
1925
1928
SLS/CTG
0.5
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.2
60
2B
1
1926
1926
SLS
0.5
0.9
-0.6
0.0
0.2
61
SS
1
1927
1927
DS
0.4
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.4
62
1B
1
1927
1927
DS
0.4
0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.2
63
1B
2
1917
1927
DS/TAS
0.4
0.7
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
64
RF
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.4
0.7
-0.4
0.2
-0.1
65
SP
1
1925
1925
SLS
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
66
SP
2
1926
1928
CTG/SLS
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
67
2B
1
1924
1924
SLS
0.3
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
68
CF
2
1922
1923
ABC/WP
0.3
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
69
RP
1
1923
1923
WP
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
70
CF
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.3
0.9
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
71
SP
1
1926
1926
SLS
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
72
C
1
1926
1926
SLS
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
73
SP
1
1927
1927
DS
0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.5
0.0
74
C
1
1924
1924
SLS
0.3
0.5
-0.3
0.0
0.1
75
-
1
1917
1917
TAS
0.2
0.0
0.3
0.0
0.0
76
RP
2
1929
1930
HG
0.2
0.5
-0.4
0.2
-0.1
77
LF
1
1923
1923
WP
0.2
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
78
2B
1
1925
1925
SLS
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
79
SP
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.2
0.4
0.1
-0.3
0.0
80
CF
1
1929
1929
HG
0.2
0.0
0.3
0.0
0.0
81
3B
2
1924
1925
SLS
0.2
1.1
-1.0
0.0
0.1
82
2B
1
1923
1923
WP
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
83
-
1
1917
1917
TAS
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
84
C
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
85
SS
1
1929
1929
HG
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
86
SP
1
1927
1927
DS
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.4
0.0
87
SS
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
88
LF
1
1923
1923
WP
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
89
LF
2
1925
1926
SLS
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
90
1B
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
91
LF
1
1922
1922
ABC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
92
2B
1
1922
1922
ABC
0.1
-0.9
0.7
0.0
0.3
93
RP
1
1924
1924
SLS
0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.1
0.0
94
CF
1
1923
1923
WP
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
95
SS
2
1923
1928
CTG/WP
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
96
2B
1
1923
1923
WP
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
97
3B
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.0
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
98
RF
1
1923
1923
WP
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
99
RF
1
1925
1925
SLS
0.0
0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
100
C
1
1924
1924
SLS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
101
-
1
1929
1929
HG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
102
-
1
1922
1922
ABC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
103
2B
1
1929
1929
HG
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
104
2B
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.0
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
105
LF
1
1923
1923
WP
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
106
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
107
C
1
1925
1925
SLS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
108
C
1
1925
1925
SLS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
109
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
110
2B
1
1926
1926
SLS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
111
1B
1
1923
1923
WP
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
112
RP
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
113
RP
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
114
-
1
1924
1924
SLS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
115
-
1
1929
1929
HG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
116
-
1
1917
1917
TAS
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
117
C
1
1927
1927
DS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
118
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
119
LF
1
1923
1923
WP
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
120
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
121
SP
1
1924
1924
SLS
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
122
-
1
1929
1929
HG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
123
2B
1
1923
1923
WP
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
124
-
1
1927
1927
DS
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
125
2B
1
1923
1923
WP
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
126
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
127
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
128
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
129
-
1
1929
1929
HG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
130
3B
1
1924
1924
SLS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
131
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
132
C
1
1922
1922
ABC
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
133
CF
1
1929
1929
HG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
134
2B
3
1924
1926
SLS
-0.1
-0.4
-0.1
0.1
0.3
135
RP
1
1922
1922
ABC
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
136
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.2
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
137
SP
2
1922
1923
WP/ABC
-0.2
-0.6
0.0
0.4
0.0
138
-
1
1917
1917
TAS
-0.2
0.2
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
139
-
1
1929
1929
HG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
140
-
1
1924
1924
SLS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
141
LF
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.2
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.1
142
-
1
1923
1923
WP
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
143
RF
2
1929
1930
HG
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.2
144
-
1
1924
1924
SLS
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
145
SP
1
1922
1922
ABC
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
146
-
1
1924
1924
SLS
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
147
-
1
1917
1917
TAS
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
148
-
1
1917
1917
TAS
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
149
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
150
RP
1
1929
1929
HG
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.1
151
RF
1
1923
1923
WP
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
152
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
153
-
1
1923
1923
WP
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
154
-
1
1917
1917
TAS
-0.4
0.2
-0.6
0.0
0.1
155
1B
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.4
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
156
2B
1
1927
1927
DS
-0.5
-0.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
157
RP
1
1926
1926
SLS
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
158
LF
1
1922
1922
ABC
-0.5
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
159
-
1
1923
1923
WP
-0.6
-0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
160
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.6
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
161
SS
1
1927
1927
DS
-0.6
-0.8
0.0
0.0
0.1
162
LF
1
1923
1923
WP
-0.7
0.2
0.0
-0.8
0.0
163
RP
1
1927
1927
DS
-0.7
0.2
0.0
-0.8
0.0
164
-
1
1923
1923
WP
-0.7
0.1
0.0
-0.8
0.0
165
SS
2
1922
1923
WP/ABC
-0.7
-0.2
-1.0
0.0
0.5
166
-
1
1917
1917
TAS
-0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.7
0.0
167
LF
1
1929
1929
HG
-0.8
-0.4
0.3
-0.6
-0.1
168
SS
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.8
-0.1
-0.8
0.0
0.1
169
SP
2
1924
1928
CTG/SLS
-0.9
-0.2
-0.4
-0.3
0.0
170
2B
1
1928
1928
CTG
-0.9
-0.1
-0.8
0.0
0.0
171
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-1.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.8
0.0
172
-
1
1928
1928
CTG
-1.0
-0.3
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
173
RP
1
1930
1930
HG
-1.0
-0.2
0.2
-1.0
0.0
174
LF
2
1924
1925
SLS
-1.1
0.3
-1.2
0.0
-0.2
175
2B
1
1924
1924
SLS
-1.2
-0.3
-0.9
0.0
-0.1
176
-
1
1929
1929
HG
-1.2
-0.7
-0.6
0.0
0.1
177
RF
3
1924
1926
SLS
-1.3
-0.4
-0.6
0.0
-0.3
178
RP
2
1926
1928
SLS/CTG
-1.8
0.0
0.0
-1.8
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