William Selden - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

William Selden



William H. Selden


Born: October 10, 1866 in Norfolk, VA
Died: August 26, 1926 in Boston, MA
          (59 years old)

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• Buried: Mount Hope Cemetery (Boston, MA)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
MULT
20
LF
9
37
35
5
6
0
0
1
4
3
0
1
1
.171
.216
.257
.473
26
TCG
21
LF
5
20
20
2
2
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
.100
.100
.250
.350
49
GOR
24
LF
10
49
42
10
16
1
0
3
13
4
2
5
0
5
.381
.409
.619
1.028
154
CBG
IND
27
SP
1
5
5
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
-18
CXG
IND
29
SP
1
4
4
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
CXG
IND
30
SP
3
13
9
3
0
0
0
0
0
3
1
0
.000
.308
.000
.308
-17
CXG
IND
31
SP
2
8
8
2
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.375
.375
.375
.750
125
CXG
IND
32
SP
2
8
6
1
1
1
0
0
1
0
1
0
1
.167
.286
.333
.619
61
8
4
SP
33
144
129
25
29
2
0
5
20
7
0
7
5
2
6
.225
.275
.357
.632
71
162 Game Average
707
633
123
142
10
0
25
98
60
0
34
90
10
51
.225
.275
.357
.632
71
 
Team Lg Pos
8
Negro Leagues
22
101
88
21
24
2
0
4
17
4
6
5
2
5
.273
.333
.432
.765
103
3
vs Major Leagues
9
35
33
2
4
0
0
1
3
0
1
0
1
.121
.147
.212
.359
2
1
vs High Minors
2
8
8
2
1
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
.125
.125
.125
.250
-35
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Boston Resolutes
SP
1
5
3
1
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
1
.667
.800
.667
1.467
307
3
Cuban Giants I
SP
14
57
57
7
7
0
0
2
5
3
0
0
0
0
.123
.123
.228
.351
9
1
New York Gorhams
RP
10
49
42
10
16
1
0
3
13
4
2
5
0
5
.381
.409
.619
1.028
149
4
Cuban X Giants
SP
8
33
27
7
4
1
0
0
1
0
4
1
1
.148
.281
.185
.466
26



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
MULT
37
.222
.343
2.7%
4.3%
2.7%
0.7%
.086
.103
TCG
20
.164
.215
0.0%
6.4%
2.2%
5.0%
0.7%
.150
.057
GOR
49
.392
.348
4.1%
8.9%
10.2%
6.6%
0.40
0.82
6.1%
1.7%
.238
.130
CBG
IND
5
.190
.404
0.0%
11.7%
0.0%
2.6%
.000
.206
CXG
IND
4
.000
.352
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
2.7%
.000
.117
CXG
IND
13
.249
.357
23.1%
8.0%
0.0%
2.2%
.000
.160
CXG
IND
8
.352
.303
0.0%
4.9%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.089
CXG
IND
8
.254
.340
12.5%
5.9%
0.0%
1.8%
.167
.124
8
4
144
.276
.328
4.9%
5.6%
11.1%
7.3%
0.20
0.69
3.5%
1.4%
.132
.113
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
8
Negro Leagues
101
.331
.330
5.9%
6.2%
11.1%
9.5%
0.20
0.59
4.0%
1.7%
.159
.124
3
vs Major Leagues
35
.154
.318
2.9%
4.4%
2.9%
0.7%
.091
.091
1
vs High Minors
8
.119
.356
0.0%
3.3%
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.085
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Boston Resolutes
5
.733
.351
20.0%
5.1%
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.072
3
Cuban Giants I
57
.154
.303
0.0%
4.1%
3.5%
0.9%
.105
.097
1
New York Gorhams
49
.392
.348
4.1%
6.6%
11.1%
8.9%
0.20
0.82
6.1%
1.7%
.238
.130
4
Cuban X Giants
33
.245
.339
12.1%
6.7%
0.0%
2.0%
.037
.125

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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