Joe Scott (scottjo05)
Joseph B. Scott
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 5' 11", Weight 175 lb.
- High School Central Colored High School (Shreveport)
- Debut 1948
- Final Game 1948
- Born June 15, 1918 in Shreveport, LA USA
- Died January 12, 1997 in Los Angeles, CA USA
He moved to the Louisville Buckeyes in 1949 and was briefly with the 1950 Philadelphia Stars. Scott spent most of 1950, though, with the Farnham Pirates, for whom he put up a .312/.485/.444 line with 124 walks (to 40 strikeouts) and 89 runs in 106 games. He led the Provincial League in runs and walks (no one else topped 100) and was third with 28 steals. Moved to first base, he struggled with the glove, making 33 errors to lead the loop's first basemen by 13. In 1951, Scott hit .264 and slugged .366 between two Provincial League clubs. He drew 111 walks in 113 games.