Sam Bankhead - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Sam Bankhead



Samuel Howard Bankhead



Born: September 18, 1910 in Sulligent, AL
Died: July 24, 1976 in Pittsburgh, PA
          (65 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 175
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Notes:


• Buried: Greenwood Cemetery (Sharpsburg, PA)
• Relatives: Dan Bankhead (Brother) , Fred Bankhead (Brother)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
NEG
NN2
22
CF
34
146
135
22
39
5
1
0
18
5
10
0
1
.289
.338
.341
.679
86
NEG
NN2
23
SS
36
156
144
25
50
3
2
1
20
10
8
1
3
.347
.386
.417
.802
124
PC
24
LF
54
251
215
50
74
13
7
1
31
9
24
2
10
.344
.415
.484
.899
128
PC
NN2
25
LF
48
201
177
28
56
12
1
0
24
3
16
0
8
.316
.373
.395
.769
98
26
LF
5
21
17
5
3
1
0
0
1
0
4
0
0
.176
.333
.235
.569
69
PC
NN2
27
CF
28
126
112
19
28
5
0
2
16
6
11
0
3
.250
.317
.348
.665
77
HG
MULT
28
2B
40
181
157
31
48
5
2
2
21
8
19
5
.306
.381
.401
.782
113
HG
31
SS
44
181
157
24
42
4
3
1
26
4
21
0
3
.268
.354
.350
.704
106
MULT
32
SS
77
326
285
54
75
6
2
1
45
17
33
3
5
0
.263
.346
.309
.655
79
9
5
LF
366
1589
1399
258
415
54
18
8
202
62
146
6
38
0
.297
.366
.378
.744
101
162 Game Average
703
619
114
184
24
8
4
89
27
65
3
17
0
.297
.366
.378
.744
101
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Baltimore Elite Giants
CF
70
302
279
47
89
8
3
1
38
15
18
1
4
.319
.362
.380
.742
106
4
Pittsburgh Crawfords
LF
133
592
516
101
161
31
8
3
72
18
53
2
21
.312
.378
.421
.799
106
1
Santo Domingo Stars
SS
2
7
5
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
.000
.286
.000
.286
8
3
Homestead Grays
SS
160
684
595
109
163
14
7
4
90
29
73
3
13
0
.274
.356
.341
.697
94
1
South All Stars
SS
1
4
4
0
2
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.750
1.250
286



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NEG
NN2
146
.314
.327
6.8%
6.4%
0.0%
1.1%
.052
.121
NEG
NN2
156
.373
.332
5.1%
7.7%
0.6%
0.8%
.069
.095
PC
251
.394
.353
9.6%
8.8%
0.4%
1.5%
.140
.133
PC
NN2
201
.348
.352
8.0%
8.9%
0.0%
1.6%
.079
.123
21
.291
.315
19.0%
8.7%
0.0%
1.4%
.059
.107
PC
NN2
126
.306
.339
8.7%
9.3%
1.6%
1.5%
.098
.125
HG
MULT
181
.359
.340
10.5%
8.4%
1.1%
1.8%
.096
.110
HG
181
.338
.327
11.6%
9.5%
0.6%
1.0%
.083
.094
MULT
326
.323
.350
10.1%
9.5%
0.3%
0.7%
.046
.100
9
5
1589
.345
.342
9.2%
8.7%
0.5%
1.2%
.081
.112
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
2
Baltimore Elite Giants
302
.345
.330
6.0%
7.1%
0.3%
1.0%
.061
.108
4
Pittsburgh Crawfords
592
.358
.350
9.0%
8.9%
0.5%
1.5%
.109
.128
1
Santo Domingo Stars
7
.206
.264
28.6%
9.3%
0.0%
1.6%
.000
.068
3
Homestead Grays
684
.335
.342
10.7%
9.3%
0.6%
1.1%
.067
.101
1
South All Stars
4
.557
.300
0.0%
4.7%
0.0%
0.3%
.250
.079

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