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Steel Arm Johnny Taylor

John Boyce Taylor

Positions: Pitcher, First Baseman and Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right

Born: August 12, 1879 in Anderson, South Carolina, US
Died: March 25, 1956 in Peoria, Illinois, US

Minor League Stats

Negro Leagues Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev W L W-L% RAvg G GS CG SHO IP H R BB SO HBP WP WHIP H9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1914 34 Indianapolis INDP Non 3 6 .333 6.25 11 8 4 0 76.1 80 53 27 28 3 0 1.402 9.4 3.2 3.3 1.04
1915 35 2 Teams 1 Lg Non 4 2 .667 4.59 7 5 4 0 49.0 45 25 12 21 1 0 1.163 8.3 2.2 3.9 1.75
1915 35 Chicago Black Sox INDP Non 2 0 1.000 1.72 3 1 1 0 15.2 10 3 4 4 0 0 0.894 5.7 2.3 2.3 1.00
1915 35 Louisville INDP Non 2 2 .500 5.94 4 4 3 0 33.1 35 22 8 17 1 0 1.290 9.4 2.2 4.6 2.13
1916 36 Indianapolis INDP Non 0 0 67.50 2 1 0 0 1.1 8 10 1 0 1 0 6.750 54.0 6.8 0.0 0.00
1920 40 Chicago Giants NNL NgM 0 6 .000 5.40 6 5 0 56.2 59 34 9 22 4 0 1.200 9.4 1.4 3.5 2.44
1921 41 Chicago Giants NNL NgM 4 7 .364 4.71 11 11 0 93.2 91 49 13 34 2 1 1.110 8.7 1.2 3.3 2.62
5 Seasons 11 21 .344 5.56 20 31 24 0 277.0 283 171 62 105 11 1 1.245 9.2 2.0 3.4 1.69
Non (3 seasons) Non 7 8 .467 6.25 20 14 8 0 126.2 133 88 40 49 5 0 1.366 9.4 2.8 3.5 1.23
NgM (2 seasons) NgM 4 13 .235 4.97 17 16 0 150.1 150 83 22 56 6 1 1.144 9.0 1.3 3.4 2.55

Negro Leagues Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1914 34 Indianapolis INDP Non 17 49 44 5 9 3 0 0 6 0 3 .205 .255 .273 .528 12 2
1915 35 35.0 2 Teams 1 Lg Non 8 25 19 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .105 .227 .105 .333 2 3
1915 35 Louisville INDP Non 5 16 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 2
1915 35 Chicago Black Sox INDP Non 3 9 7 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .286 .375 .286 .661 2 1
1916 36 Indianapolis INDP Non 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1920 40 40.0 2 Teams 1 Lg NgM 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0
1920 40 Indianapolis,Chicago Giants NNL NgM 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0
1921 41 Chicago Giants NNL NgM 16 13 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .308 .357 .462 .819 6 2
5 Seasons 27 97 82 9 15 3 1 0 7 0 8 .183 .256 .244 .499 20 7
Non (3 seasons) Non 27 74 63 7 11 3 0 0 7 0 6 .175 .246 .222 .469 14 5
NgM (2 seasons) NgM 23 19 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .211 .286 .316 .602 6 2

Negro Leagues Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% PB SB lgCS% PO
1914 34 Indianapolis INDP Non RF 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0
1914 34 Indianapolis INDP Non P 11 22 2 19 1 1 .955 18
1914 34 Indianapolis INDP Non C 2 7 6 1 0 0 1.000 0 3
1914 34 Indianapolis INDP Non 1B 2 15 11 1 3 0 .800 0
1915 35 2 Teams 1 Lg Non P 7 25 3 21 1 1 .960 11
1915 35 Chicago Black Sox INDP Non P 3 9 0 9 0 1 1.000 3
1915 35 Louisville INDP Non P 4 16 3 12 1 0 .938 8
1915 35 Louisville INDP Non LF 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0
1916 36 Indianapolis INDP Non P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Seasons 26 71 24 42 5 2 .930 0 32
P (3 seasons) P 20 47 5 40 2 2 .957 29
1B (1 season) 1B 2 15 11 1 3 0 .800 0
C (1 season) C 2 7 6 1 0 0 1.000 0 3
RF (1 season) RF 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0
LF (1 season) LF 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1915 35 Louisville INDP Non 1 of 1
1915 35 Chicago Black Sox INDP Non 1 of 1
1 Season

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Sabr ID: eade9489

About the Negro League Data

Details about our NLB Data

Sources

This data comes from two sources. 1) The Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group put together by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum thanks to a grant provided by Major League Baseball. 2) Gary Ashwill and his collaborators.

The Hall of Fame data is found for the years 1920-1948 and the Ashwill data is found from 1904-1919. Many statistics are incomplete due to ongoing research and/or limitations in published sources, so please be assured that we are aware there are issues with the data and will continue to work with our data providers to improve the data that appears here.

The Hall of Fame dataset

This data is constructed from the best available information as provided by Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers and Dick Clark of the Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group. It contains data culled from newspaper boxscores, covering league sanctioned games from 1920 to 1948, which was produced for a study sponsored by Major League Baseball and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. It reflects totals as compiled by the NLRAG up to 2006. As new credible information is continually unearthed, these numbers will continue to change.

Baseball-Reference and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum would like to acknowledge Major League Baseball for funding this study, along with the Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group for their extensive efforts to collect the raw data and construct the most comprehensive database of Negro Leagues Baseball statistics.  Under the direction of Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers and Dick Clark, this database is the largest dataset ever made publically available and we wish to express our gratitude for all their efforts to help rebuild this lost statistical history.

The Ashwill Negro Leagues Database

Playing statistics and biographical data on the Negro leagues (all pre-1920) and early Latin American professional baseball is licensed from and provided by the Negro Leagues Database, a project organized by Gary Ashwill with the participation of many historians of Negro league and Latin American baseball.

The database is a work in progress, and will include more seasons as development continues. It appears in its original form at Seamheads.com.

Playing statistics and biographical data for this portion of our dataset (The Negro Leagues Database) are all copyright 2013 by Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved.

Completeness

Note that our records are missing thousands of players who played in the Negro Leagues for minor league teams, independent teams, barnstorming teams or even Negro major league teams. We will bring their records to light as soon as suitable records are available for those players.

Details about our NLB Data