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
22
CF
35
150
139
24
41
5
1
0
18
6
0
10
0
0
0
1
0
0
.295
.342
.345
.688
87
23
SS
37
159
147
25
51
3
2
1
20
10
1
8
1
1
3
0
0
.347
.385
.415
.800
124
PC
24
LF
54
251
215
50
74
13
7
1
31
9
24
2
10
.344
.415
.484
.899
128
25
LF
49
206
181
29
58
13
1
0
24
3
16
0
0
9
0
0
.320
.376
.403
.779
100
26
LF
11
46
42
6
9
2
0
0
1
0
4
0
0
.214
.283
.262
.545
50
27
CF
30
135
120
19
30
5
0
2
17
7
0
12
0
0
0
3
0
0
.250
.318
.342
.660
76
HG
MULT
28
2B
40
181
157
31
48
5
2
2
21
8
19
5
.306
.381
.401
.782
113
MULT
31
SS
46
190
164
27
46
5
3
1
28
4
0
21
0
0
0
4
1
0
.280
.360
.366
.726
111
MULT
MULT
32
SS
78
329
288
54
75
6
2
1
45
17
33
1
3
5
0
0
.260
.343
.306
.648
78
MULT
33
SS
61
275
234
52
64
8
5
1
34
9
33
0
1
6
1
0
.274
.364
.363
.728
100
MULT
34
SS
35
143
132
14
38
6
1
0
19
3
10
0
1
.288
.338
.348
.687
102
35
SS
51
212
197
29
56
4
1
3
25
3
9
0
6
0
0
.284
.316
.360
.676
94
HG
NN2
36
SS
57
238
209
18
50
9
2
1
22
11
21
1
7
.239
.312
.316
.627
72
HG
MULT
37
SS
45
200
169
34
42
8
1
2
13
6
21
2
8
.249
.339
.343
.682
99
14
8
SS
629
2715
2394
412
682
92
28
15
318
96
1
241
2
0
10
68
2
0
.285
.352
.365
.718
97
162 Game Average
699
617
106
176
24
7
4
82
28
27
62
36
0
3
18
4
0
.285
.352
.365
.718
97
 
Team Lg Pos
2
West All Stars
RF
2
7
7
2
3
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
.429
.429
.429
.857
128
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
138
613
537
102
167
32
8
3
72
18
53
2
21
.311
.375
.417
.792
104
6
East All Stars
CF
8
32
26
5
9
2
0
0
4
1
0
1
1
0
0
3
2
0
.346
.345
.423
.768
113
1
Santo Domingo Stars
-
3
11
9
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
.000
.182
.000
.182
-37
8
Homestead Grays
SS
406
1742
1528
255
411
49
17
11
202
61
167
7
40
0
.269
.344
.345
.689
93
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
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
2B
1
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
47



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
150
.318
.328
6.7%
0.0%
6.3%
0.0%
1.1%
.050
.122
159
.372
.331
5.0%
0.6%
7.6%
8.00
0.6%
0.8%
.068
.095
PC
251
.394
.353
9.6%
8.8%
0.4%
1.5%
.140
.133
206
.351
.353
7.8%
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
1.6%
.083
.123
46
.262
.328
8.7%
7.8%
0.0%
1.3%
.048
.120
135
.305
.340
8.9%
0.0%
9.4%
1.5%
1.5%
.092
.126
HG
MULT
181
.359
.340
10.5%
8.4%
1.1%
1.8%
.096
.110
MULT
190
.345
.327
11.1%
0.0%
9.6%
0.5%
1.0%
.085
.093
MULT
MULT
329
.320
.349
10.0%
0.3%
9.5%
33.00
0.3%
0.7%
.045
.099
MULT
275
.342
.339
12.0%
0.0%
8.5%
0.4%
0.9%
.090
.100
MULT
143
.330
.325
7.0%
8.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.061
.085
212
.314
.331
4.2%
8.5%
1.4%
0.9%
.076
.087
HG
NN2
238
.296
.343
8.8%
8.9%
0.4%
1.0%
.077
.104
HG
MULT
200
.321
.327
10.5%
8.7%
1.0%
0.7%
.095
.093
14
8
2715
.335
.339
8.9%
8.7%
5.4%
2.3%
0.50
251.19
0.6%
1.1%
.081
.105
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
2
West All Stars
7
.393
.328
0.0%
4.6%
14.3%
15.6%
0.00
0.34
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.134
2
Baltimore Elite Giants
302
.345
.330
6.0%
7.1%
0.3%
1.0%
.061
.108
4
Pittsburgh Crawfords
613
.356
.349
8.6%
8.9%
0.5%
1.5%
.106
.128
6
East All Stars
32
.320
.334
3.1%
9.3%
3.3%
8.1%
1.00
1.20
0.0%
0.7%
.077
.090
1
Santo Domingo Stars
11
.133
.288
18.2%
6.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.093
8
Homestead Grays
1742
.327
.337
9.6%
8.9%
0.6%
0.9%
.076
.097
1
South All Stars
4
.557
.300
0.0%
4.7%
0.0%
0.3%
.250
.079
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
4
.237
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090

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