Negro League player stats include league games, interleague games (against major Negro League competition), and games against select top-level independent Black Baseball teams. Player stats do not include the extensive amount of exhibitions and barnstorming games Negro League teams often played. Negro League data is not complete. Research is still ongoing and we’ll continue to publish updates as more information becomes available. More about data coverage
|162 Game Avg.||162||625||562||89||137||16||4||1||53||26||47||.244||.305||.296||.602||79||166|
|SNS (3 yrs)||55||223||198||36||54||6||3||0||22||14||17||.273||.336||.333||.670||98||66||2||6||0|
|CAG (2 yrs)||6||22||21||3||5||0||0||1||1||0||1||.238||.273||.381||.654||95||8||0||0||0|
|CBE (2 yrs)||24||79||69||9||8||0||0||0||1||0||8||.116||.208||.116||.324||1||8||0||2||0|
|CBR (1 yr)||19||84||79||12||24||5||0||0||9||4||5||.304||.345||.367||.712||107||29|
|AB2 (1 yr)||7||20||18||1||3||0||0||0||3||0||1||.167||.211||.167||.377||19||3||0||1|
|NAL (6 yrs)||104||408||367||60||91||11||3||1||33||18||31||.248||.310||.302||.612||82||111||2||8||0||0|
|NSL (1 yr)||7||20||18||1||3||0||0||0||3||0||1||.167||.211||.167||.377||19||3||0||1|
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Frequently Asked Questions
When was John Lyles born?
John Lyles was born on September 16, 1911.
Where was John Lyles born?
John Lyles was born in Charleston, MO.
How tall was John Lyles?
John Lyles was 5-9 (175 cm) tall.
How much did John Lyles weigh when playing?
John Lyles weighed 194 lbs (87 kg) when playing.
How many seasons did John Lyles play?
John Lyles played 7 seasons.
Is John Lyles in the Hall of Fame?
John Lyles has not been elected into the Hall of Fame.
What position did John Lyles play?
John Lyles was a Shortstop, Outfielder and Third Baseman.
How many hits did John Lyles have?
John Lyles had 94 hits over his career.
How many home runs did John Lyles have?
John Lyles had 1 home runs over his career.
What was John Lyles' average?
John Lyles had a .244 average over his career.
How many teams has John Lyles played for?
John Lyles played for 7 teams; the Indianapolis ABCs, Indianapolis ABCs, Chicago American Giants, Cleveland Bears, St. Louis-New Orleans Stars, Cincinnati-Cleveland Buckeyes and Cleveland Buckeyes.
How many World Series has John Lyles won?
John Lyles never won a World Series.
When did John Lyles retire?
John Lyles last played in 1943.