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
88
23
SS
38
163
151
25
51
3
2
1
20
10
1
8
1
1
3
0
0
.338
.375
.404
.779
115
PC
24
LF
58
269
228
54
78
13
8
2
34
9
0
28
2
2
11
.342
.419
.496
.914
132
MULT
MULT
25
LF
65
268
235
38
79
17
4
1
39
6
20
0
0
13
0
0
.336
.388
.455
.844
115
26
LF
11
46
42
6
9
2
0
0
1
0
4
0
0
.214
.283
.262
.545
56
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
111
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
76
MULT
33
SS
61
275
234
52
64
8
5
1
34
9
33
0
1
6
1
0
.274
.364
.363
.728
99
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
95
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
101
14
9
SS
650
2799
2465
425
707
96
32
17
336
99
1
249
4
0
10
73
2
0
.287
.354
.372
.727
99
162 Game Average
698
614
106
176
24
8
4
84
28
23
62
31
0
3
18
4
0
.287
.354
.372
.727
99
 
Team Lg Pos
14
Negro Leagues
649
2799
2465
425
707
96
32
17
336
99
1
249
4
0
10
73
2
0
.287
.354
.372
.727
99
1
vs Major Leagues
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Baltimore Elite Giants
CF
71
306
283
47
89
8
3
1
38
15
18
1
4
.314
.358
.375
.732
102
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
143
4
Pittsburgh Crawfords
LF
157
693
604
115
192
36
12
5
90
21
0
61
2
2
26
.318
.382
.442
.824
112
1
NNL All Stars
-
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
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
104
1
Santo Domingo Stars
-
3
11
9
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
.000
.182
.000
.182
-29
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
304
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
2B
1
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
48



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
150
.318
.327
6.7%
0.0%
6.4%
0.0%
1.1%
.050
.121
163
.363
.337
4.9%
0.6%
7.9%
8.00
0.6%
0.8%
.066
.096
PC
269
.399
.353
10.4%
1.0%
0.7%
8.7%
14.00
9.40
0.7%
1.5%
.154
.134
MULT
MULT
268
.370
.354
7.5%
0.4%
0.0%
8.8%
33.10
0.4%
1.6%
.119
.128
46
.262
.316
8.7%
7.5%
0.0%
1.3%
.048
.116
135
.305
.340
8.9%
0.0%
9.4%
1.5%
1.5%
.092
.126
HG
MULT
181
.359
.343
10.5%
8.4%
1.1%
1.8%
.096
.111
MULT
190
.345
.329
11.1%
0.0%
9.6%
0.5%
1.0%
.085
.094
MULT
MULT
329
.320
.353
10.0%
0.3%
9.6%
33.00
0.3%
0.7%
.045
.100
MULT
275
.342
.341
12.0%
0.0%
8.5%
0.4%
0.9%
.090
.101
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
.323
10.5%
8.6%
1.0%
0.7%
.095
.092
14
9
2799
.338
.340
8.9%
8.7%
0.7%
1.0%
12.25
75.06
0.6%
1.1%
.086
.106
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
14
Negro Leagues
2799
.338
.340
8.9%
8.7%
0.7%
1.0%
12.25
75.06
0.6%
1.1%
.086
.106
1
vs Major Leagues
0
.000
0.0%
0.0%
.000
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
2
West All Stars
7
.393
.333
0.0%
4.5%
14.3%
16.1%
0.00
0.39
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.138
2
Baltimore Elite Giants
306
.340
.332
5.9%
7.2%
0.3%
1.0%
.060
.107
4
Pittsburgh Crawfords
693
.365
.350
8.8%
8.8%
0.4%
0.6%
24.00
21.42
0.7%
1.6%
.124
.130
1
NNL All Stars
0
.000
0.0%
0.0%
.000
6
East All Stars
32
.320
.335
3.1%
9.4%
3.3%
8.0%
1.00
1.21
0.0%
0.6%
.077
.084
1
Santo Domingo Stars
11
.133
.252
18.2%
5.8%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.081
8
Homestead Grays
1742
.327
.338
9.6%
8.9%
0.6%
0.9%
.076
.098
1
South All Stars
4
.557
.286
0.0%
4.5%
0.0%
0.3%
.250
.075
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
4
.237
.316
0.0%
7.0%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.089

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