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1943 Homestead Grays

1943 > Class Negro Majors > 1943 Negro National League
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Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: n/a
Represented: Pittsburgh, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1942 / 1944

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Sam Bankhead 32 177 175 28 45 1 1 1 14 9 0 .257 .257 .291 .549 51 2
2 Cool Papa Bell# 40 202 200 33 64 6 4 0 12 8 0 .320 .320 .390 .710 78 2
3 Jerry Benjamin# 33 217 210 48 77 13 3 1 11 12 0 .367 .367 .471 .838 99 7
4 Ray Brown# 35 87 86 6 22 3 1 1 10 0 0 .256 .256 .349 .605 30 1
5 Matthew Carlisle 33 31 31 7 9 1 0 0 5 0 0 .290 .290 .323 .613 10 0
6 Ernest Carter* 40 26 25 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .120 .120 .120 .240 3 1
7 Howard Easterling# 31 186 184 30 66 8 6 2 27 6 0 .359 .359 .500 .859 92 2
8 Robert Gaston 33 29 29 3 9 2 0 0 2 0 0 .310 .310 .379 .690 11 0
9 Josh Gibson 31 183 181 64 88 22 5 12 62 5 1 .486 .489 .862 1.351 156 1
10 Vic Harris* 38 93 91 17 30 4 2 0 9 2 0 .330 .330 .418 .747 38 2
11 Buck Leonard* 35 198 193 49 57 11 7 4 28 2 0 .295 .295 .487 .782 94 5
12 Roy Partlow* 32 21 21 3 7 1 1 0 3 0 0 .333 .333 .476 .810 10 0
13 Pierson? -- 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 2 0
14 William Randall* 27 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0
15 Charlie Shields* 21 23 23 0 5 1 1 0 2 0 0 .217 .217 .348 .565 8 0
16 Willie Stevenson? -- 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0
17 Edsall Walker# 32 35 35 10 12 1 2 1 4 0 0 .343 .343 .571 .914 20 0
18 Bill West* 29 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
19 Jud Wilson* 47 140 140 13 39 8 3 0 14 0 0 .279 .279 .379 .657 53 0
20 John Wright 26 54 54 7 14 4 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .259 .333 .593 18 0
21 Ralph Wyatt 25 41 41 5 11 1 0 1 6 0 0 .268 .268 .366 .634 15 0
21 Players 34.5
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA 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
1 William Anderson? -- 6 2 .750 9 6 1 78.1 83 44 20 12 1 0 1.315 9.5 2.3 1.4 0.60 Stats for 2 teams
2 Ray Brown 35 7 0 1.000 7 4 1 64.2 61 25 20 27 3 0 1.253 8.5 2.8 3.8 1.35
3 Bill Byrd 35 9 5 .643 12 10 1 119.1 113 43 31 77 1 0 1.207 8.5 2.3 5.8 2.48 Stats for 4 teams
4 Charles Carter? -- 8 1 .889 7 4 0 68.2 74 36 19 25 0 0 1.354 9.7 2.5 3.3 1.32 Stats for 2 teams
5 Eugene Jones 21 0 0 1 0 0 5.1 8 8 5 4 0 0 2.438 13.5 8.4 6.8 0.80
6 Roy Partlow* 32 1 3 .250 5 2 0 33.1 37 15 8 17 1 0 1.350 10.0 2.2 4.6 2.13
7 Charlie Shields* 21 3 0 1.000 4 2 0 35.2 24 12 17 16 0 0 1.150 6.1 4.3 4.0 0.94 Stats for 2 teams
8 Willie Stevenson? -- 0 0 0 0 0 4.0 6 3 2 3 0 0 2.000 13.5 4.5 6.8 1.50
9 Edsall Walker* 32 7 3 .700 10 6 0 80.0 65 39 44 31 0 3 1.362 7.3 5.0 3.5 0.70
10 Bill West 29 0 1 .000 0 0 0 6.0 8 9 3 3 1 0 1.833 12.0 4.5 4.5 1.00
11 John Wright 26 14 4 .778 18 12 4 141.1 122 40 29 72 0 0 1.068 7.8 1.8 4.6 2.48
11 Players 30.1
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bill Anderson 30 L R 175 Jan 25, 1913 Brevard, NC, US
William Anderson -- Unknown
Sam Bankhead 32 R R 5' 8.0" 175 Sep 18, 1910 Sulligent, AL, US
Cool Papa Bell 40 S L 6' 0.0" 155 May 17, 1903 Starkville, MS, US
Jerry Benjamin 33 S R 5' 9.0" 165 Nov 9, 1909 Montgomery, AL, US
Ray Brown 35 S R 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 23, 1908 Alger, OH, US
Bill Byrd 35 S R 6' 1.0" 210 Jul 15, 1907 Canton, GA, US
Matthew Carlisle 33 R R 5' 6.0" 145 Feb 5, 1910 Wenonah, AL, US
Charles Carter -- Unknown
Ernest Carter 40 L R 5' 9.0" 170 Dec 8, 1902 Harpersville, AL, US
Thad Christopher 30 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 24, 1912 Tampa, FL, US
Howard Easterling 31 S R 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 26, 1911 Mount Olive, MS, US
Robert Gaston 33 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Mar 19, 1910 Chattanooga, TN, US
Josh Gibson 31 R R 6' 1.0" 220 Dec 21, 1911 Buena Vista, GA, US
Vic Harris 38 L R 5' 8.0" 165 Jun 10, 1905 Pensacola, FL, US
Eugene Jones 21 L R 1922
Buck Leonard 35 L L 5' 10.0" 185 Sep 8, 1907 Rocky Mount, NC, US
Roy Partlow 32 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 8, 1911 Washington, GA, US
Pierson -- Unknown
William Randall 27 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Aug 5, 1915 Phoebus, VA, US
Charlie Shields 21 L L 1922
Joe Spencer 20 R R 5' 9.0" 150 Aug 4, 1922 Gretna, LA, US
Willie Stevenson -- Unknown
Edsall Walker 32 S L 5' 11.0" 215 Sep 15, 1910 Catskill, NY, US
Bill West 29 L R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 28, 1913 Silsbee, TX, US
Frank Williams 24 L L Aug 21, 1918 Newport, KY, US
Jud Wilson 47 L L 5' 8.0" 195 Feb 28, 1896 Remington, VA, US
John Wright 26 R R 5' 11.0" 172 Nov 28, 1916 New Orleans, LA, US
Ralph Wyatt 25 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Sep 17, 1917 Chicago, IL, US

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