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Oscar Charleston

Oscar McKinley Charleston

Positions: Centerfielder and Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: October 14, 1896 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: October 5, 1954 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1915 18 18.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs Non-Fgn 76 317 289 38 70 10 6 2 37 16 2 19 11 .242 .288 .339 .627 98 8 1
1915 18 Indianapolis CNCS Fgn
1915 18 Indianapolis INDP Non
1916 19 19.0 2 Teams INDP Non 32 137 118 25 38 1 3 0 13 7 14 .322 .394 .381 .775 45 5
1916 19 New York Lincoln Stars INDP Non
1916 19 Indianapolis INDP Non
1917 20 Indianapolis INDP Non 48 202 178 26 52 6 4 1 19 3 14 .292 .344 .388 .731 69 10
1918 21 Indianapolis INDP Non 38 163 147 37 56 7 7 3 43 11 13 .381 .431 .585 1.016 86 3
1919 22 22.0 2 Teams INDP Non 45 201 176 48 70 9 6 8 44 14 19 .398 .456 .653 1.110 115 6
1919 22 Chicago American Giants INDP Non
1919 22 Detroit INDP Non
1920 23 23.0 2 Teams NNL NgM 197 180 24 51 5 4 4 13 12 13 .283 .332 .422 .754 76 4
1920 23 Indianapolis NNL NgM
1920 23 St. Louis NNL NgM
1921 24 St. Louis NNL NgM 183 169 51 75 9 8 6 14 22 8 .444 .469 .698 1.167 118 6
1922 25 Indianapolis NNL NgM 218 215 48 85 14 9 11 16 15 2 .395 .401 .698 1.099 150 1
1923 26 Indianapolis NNL NgM 371 308 68 112 25 6 11 94 26 48 .364 .449 .591 1.040 182 15
1924 27 Harrisburg ECOL NgM 215 192 57 73 16 3 13 57 13 20 .380 .439 .698 1.137 134 3
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1925 28 Harrisburg ECOL NgM 301 235 95 106 22 3 20 35 17 53 .451 .552 .826 1.378 194 13
1926 29 29.0 2 Teams ECOL NgM 272 222 52 67 18 1 13 45 23 44 .302 .417 .568 .985 126 6
1926 29 Harrisburg ECOL NgM
1926 29 Hilldale ECOL NgM
1927 30 Harrisburg ECOL NgM 133 126 32 45 9 4 8 17 1 1 .357 .362 .683 1.045 86 6
1928 31 Hilldale ECOL NgM 250 217 59 74 7 5 10 26 12 30 .341 .421 .558 .979 121 3
1929 32 32.0 2 Teams ANL NgM 243 213 40 69 9 4 4 22 5 26 .324 .397 .460 .858 98 4
1929 32 Homestead ANL NgM
1929 32 Hilldale ANL NgM
1930 33 Homestead INDP Non 132 113 25 33 8 4 4 11 3 17 .292 .385 .540 .924 61 2
1931 34 34.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs Non-NgM 130 130 24 45 5 3 2 2 1 0 .346 .346 .477 .823 62 0
1931 34 Homestead INDP Non
1931 34 Homestead ANL NgM
1932 35 Pittsburgh INDP Non 210 184 36 58 12 3 4 14 13 25 .315 .397 .478 .875 88 1
1933 36 Pittsburgh NNL NgM 163 158 32 47 7 2 5 33 3 4 .297 .315 .462 .777 73 1
1934 37 Pittsburgh NNL NgM 175 165 25 55 6 3 5 23 2 10 .333 .371 .497 .868 82 0
1935 38 Pittsburgh NNL NgM 152 132 23 39 7 1 5 17 7 16 .295 .372 .477 .849 63 4
1936 39 Pittsburgh NNL NgM 54 46 8 14 4 0 2 6 0 8 .304 .407 .522 .929 24 0
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1937 40 Pittsburgh NNL NgM 34 34 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .118 .118 .147 .265 5 0
1939 42 Toledo NAL NgM 33 30 4 9 2 0 0 0 0 3 .300 .364 .367 .730 11 0
1940 43 Toledo/Indianapolis NAL NgM 5 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .750 .800 .750 1.550 3 0
1941 44 Philadelphia NNL NgM 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.000 0 0
All Levels (26 Seasons) 239 4492 3981 879 1350 219 89 141 602 226 2 409 11 .339 .401 .545 .946 2170 101 1
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1915 18 2 Teams 2 Lgs Non-Fgn 1 2 .333 5.29 7.17 7 6 3 0 0 47.2 50 38 28 5 23 24 2 0 221 1.531 9.4 0.9 4.3 4.5 1.04
1915 18 Indianapolis CNCS Fgn
1915 18 Indianapolis INDP Non
1916 19 New York Lincoln Stars INDP Non 0 0 0.00 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 0.600 5.4 0.0 0.0 5.4
1917 20 Indianapolis INDP Non 0 0 1.65 2.76 3 1 0 0 0 16.1 6 5 3 0 9 7 0 0 66 0.918 3.3 0.0 5.0 3.9 0.78
1918 21 Indianapolis INDP Non 0 1 .000 6.00 7.20 4 2 0 0 0 15.0 18 12 10 2 5 5 0 0 68 1.533 10.8 1.2 3.0 3.0 1.00
1919 22 Chicago American Giants INDP Non 1 0 1.000 1.00 2.00 1 1 1 0 0 9.0 4 2 1 1 3 5 1 0 34 0.778 4.0 1.0 3.0 5.0 1.67
1920 23 Indianapolis NNL NgM 0 0 8.25 1 0 0 12.0 17 11 8 6 0 1 2.083 12.8 6.0 4.5 0.75
1921 24 St. Louis NNL NgM 0 0 15.43 0 0 0 4.2 13 8 1 2 0 0 3.000 25.1 1.9 3.9 2.00
1923 26 Indianapolis NNL NgM 1 2 .333 5.76 3 1 0 29.2 31 19 13 7 1 2 1.483 9.4 3.9 2.1 0.54
1926 29 Harrisburg ECOL NgM 0 2 .000 7.42 1 1 0 13.1 11 11 8 6 2 0 1.425 7.4 5.4 4.0 0.75
1927 30 Harrisburg ECOL NgM 0 0 inf 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1933 36 Pittsburgh NNL NgM 0 0 2.84 0 0 0 6.1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0.316 2.8 0.0 1.4
All Levels (11 Seasons) 3 7 .300 6.24 16 15 6 0 0 155.2 153 108 42 8 70 64 6 3 395 1.433 8.8 4.0 3.7 0.91
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1915 18 Indianapolis ABCs Cuban-American Negro Clubs Series Fgn
1915 18 Indianapolis ABCs Independent Negro Non
1916 19 New York Lincoln Stars Independent Negro Non
1916 19 Indianapolis ABCs Independent Negro Non
1917 20 Indianapolis ABCs Independent Negro Non
1918 21 Indianapolis ABCs Independent Negro Non
1919 22 Detroit Stars Independent Negro Non
1919 22 Chicago American Giants Independent Negro Non
1920 23 St. Louis Giants Negro National League NgM
1920 23 Indianapolis ABCs Negro National League NgM
1921 24 St. Louis Giants Negro National League NgM
1922 25 Indianapolis ABCs Negro National League NgM
1923 26 Indianapolis ABCs Negro National League NgM
1924 27 Harrisburg Giants Eastern Colored League NgM
1925 28 Harrisburg Giants Eastern Colored League NgM
1926 29 Philadelphia Hilldale Giants Eastern Colored League NgM
1926 29 Harrisburg Giants Eastern Colored League NgM
1927 30 Harrisburg Giants Eastern Colored League NgM
1928 31 Philadelphia Hilldale Giants Eastern Colored League NgM
1929 32 Philadelphia Hilldale Giants American Negro League NgM
1929 32 Homestead Grays American Negro League NgM
1930 33 Homestead Grays Independent Negro Non
1931 34 Homestead Grays Independent Negro Non
1931 34 Homestead Grays American Negro League NgM
1932 35 Pittsburgh Crawfords Independent Negro Non
1933 36 Pittsburgh Crawfords Negro National League NgM
1934 37 Pittsburgh Crawfords Negro National League NgM
1935 38 Pittsburgh Crawfords Negro National League NgM
1936 39 Pittsburgh Crawfords Negro National League NgM
1937 40 Pittsburgh Crawfords Negro National League NgM
1939 42 Toledo Crawfords Negro American League NgM
1940 43 Toledo/Indianapolis Crawfords Negro American League NgM
1941 44 Philadelphia Stars Negro National League NgM

Sabr ID: 5ed44b6f

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