Tommy Butts - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Tommy Butts



Thomas Lee Butts
(Pee Wee; Pea Eye)

Born: August 27, 1919 in Sparta, GA
Died: December 30, 1972 in Atlanta, GA
          (53 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 142
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Notes:


• High School: Booker T. Washington HS (Atlanta, GA)
• Buried: South-View Cemetery (Atlanta, GA)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
8
1939
1948
MULT
20.6
2.3
0.0
18.4
-0.0
2
CF
8
1939
1948
BEG/EAS
15.3
14.4
1.2
0.0
-0.3
3
LF
7
1939
1946
BEG
10.2
11.4
0.0
0.0
-1.2
4
SP
7
1939
1948
BEG/EAS
7.8
-1.1
0.0
8.9
-0.0
5
C
6
1939
1945
MULT
6.9
6.6
0.0
-0.1
0.4
6
SP
4
1939
1942
BEG
6.5
0.6
0.0
5.9
-0.0
7
2B
3
1946
1948
BEG/EAS
6.0
2.5
2.8
0.0
0.6
8
SP
3
1946
1948
BEG/EAS
4.7
0.1
0.1
4.5
-0.0
9
LF
2
1947
1948
BEG/EAS
4.4
3.8
1.0
0.0
-0.4
10
RF
3
1939
1945
BEG
4.3
4.9
0.0
0.0
-0.6
11
SP
5
1944
1948
EAS/BEG
4.2
0.1
-0.0
4.1
-0.0
12
2B
4
1939
1946
BEG
4.2
3.5
0.0
0.0
0.7
13
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
4.1
-0.0
0.0
4.1
0.0
14
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
3.6
0.0
0.0
3.6
-0.0
15
RF
4
1939
1944
BEG/PS
3.3
3.1
0.0
0.7
-0.5
16
1B
4
1941
1948
BEG/EAS
2.9
4.2
-0.3
0.0
-1.0
17
RF
5
1940
1946
BEG
2.9
3.2
0.0
0.0
-0.4
18
C
3
1944
1946
EAS/HG
2.8
2.5
0.1
0.0
0.1
19
SP
2
1939
1940
BEG
2.5
-0.4
0.0
2.9
0.0
20
LF
1
1947
1947
BEG
2.5
2.7
0.1
0.0
-0.3
21
SP
2
1945
1947
EAS/HG
2.3
-0.2
0.0
2.4
0.0
22
SP
2
1941
1942
BEG
2.2
0.2
0.0
2.0
-0.0
23
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
2.1
-0.1
0.0
2.3
0.0
24
SP
4
1942
1946
BEG
2.1
-0.3
0.0
2.5
0.0
25
3B
8
1939
1947
BEG
2.0
1.5
0.1
-0.0
0.5
26
SP
1
1947
1947
BEG
2.0
-0.2
0.0
2.3
0.0
27
SP
2
1938
1939
BCA
2.0
0.4
-0.0
1.6
-0.0
28
1B
4
1944
1948
EAS/HG
1.9
1.9
0.2
0.0
-0.2
29
SP
1
1946
1946
BEG
1.8
0.2
0.0
1.6
-0.0
30
SS
4
1944
1948
EAS/PS
1.7
1.3
0.1
0.0
0.3
31
1B
3
1938
1940
BEG/BCA
1.7
1.9
0.3
0.0
-0.5
32
SP
2
1944
1945
BEG
1.7
-0.3
0.0
2.0
0.0
33
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
1.6
0.4
0.0
1.2
-0.0
34
2B
1
1944
1944
PS/EAS
1.5
1.3
-0.0
0.0
0.2
35
3B
1
1946
1946
BEG
1.4
1.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
36
SP
2
1944
1947
PS/EAS
1.4
-0.1
0.0
1.5
0.0
37
SP
2
1938
1939
BCA
1.4
-0.0
0.0
1.4
0.0
38
SP
3
1940
1942
BEG
1.4
0.3
0.0
1.1
-0.0
39
RF
2
1938
1939
BCA
1.3
2.3
0.1
-0.9
-0.2
40
RF
3
1944
1948
BEG
1.3
0.4
0.8
0.0
-0.0
41
SP
1
1940
1940
BEG
1.3
-0.1
0.0
1.4
-0.0
42
RP
3
1938
1940
BEG/BCA
1.2
0.2
0.0
1.0
0.0
43
CF
2
1940
1941
BEG
1.1
1.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
44
SS
3
1944
1946
EAS/HG
1.1
0.7
0.2
0.0
0.2
45
CF
1
1945
1945
HG
1.1
1.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
46
CF
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.9
0.1
0.9
0.0
-0.1
47
RF
1
1944
1944
PS
0.9
1.1
0.0
0.0
-0.2
48
LF
2
1944
1945
EAS/HG
0.9
1.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
49
SP
4
1939
1945
BEG
0.8
-0.2
0.0
1.0
0.0
50
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
0.8
-0.0
0.0
0.8
0.0
51
C
2
1938
1939
BCA
0.7
0.8
-0.1
0.0
0.1
52
C
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.7
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.1
53
3B
2
1947
1948
BEG
0.7
0.4
0.2
0.0
0.0
54
2B
2
1938
1939
BCA
0.6
0.2
0.3
0.0
0.1
55
SP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.6
-0.0
0.0
0.7
0.0
56
3B
1
1945
1945
HG
0.6
0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.0
57
C
2
1938
1939
BCA
0.6
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
58
SP
1
1944
1944
BEG
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.7
0.0
59
C
2
1944
1948
PS/EAS
0.5
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
60
RF
3
1946
1948
EAS/BEG
0.5
0.5
0.1
0.0
-0.0
61
RF
1
1948
1948
BEG
0.5
0.3
0.4
0.0
-0.1
62
C
1
1939
1939
BEG/BCA
0.5
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.1
63
RF
1
1945
1945
HG
0.5
0.2
0.0
0.5
-0.2
64
SP
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.5
0.2
-0.1
0.4
-0.0
65
3B
3
1941
1944
BEG/PS
0.5
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
66
CF
2
1944
1946
PS/EAS
0.5
0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
67
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
0.4
0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
68
SP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.4
-0.0
69
1B
3
1939
1944
PS/BEG
0.3
0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.3
70
3B
1
1947
1947
BEG
0.3
-0.2
0.5
0.0
0.0
71
RP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
72
CF
2
1938
1939
BCA
0.3
-0.0
0.4
0.0
-0.0
73
2B
1
1946
1946
EAS
0.3
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.0
74
C
1
1945
1945
HG
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
75
LF
2
1938
1939
BCA
0.2
1.1
-0.7
0.0
-0.1
76
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
77
SP
2
1941
1948
EAS/BEG
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
78
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
79
1B
2
1944
1945
BEG
0.2
0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.3
80
RP
1
1948
1948
EAS
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
81
RP
1
1948
1948
EAS
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
82
SP
5
1939
1946
BEG
0.2
0.7
0.0
-0.5
-0.1
83
RP
2
1945
1946
BEG
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
-0.0
84
2B
1
1945
1945
BEG
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.2
85
LF
3
1946
1948
EAS
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.0
86
RP
1
1946
1946
EAS
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
87
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
88
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
-0.1
89
3B
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.1
-0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
90
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
0.1
0.2
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
91
1B
1
1948
1948
EAS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
92
C
2
1939
1947
BEG/EAS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
93
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
0.1
0.3
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
94
2B
1
1939
1939
BCA
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
95
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
96
-
1
1946
1946
EAS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
97
LF
1
1939
1939
BCA
0.1
0.2
0.0
-0.1
-0.1
98
3B
2
1947
1948
EAS
0.1
0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
99
RP
1
1948
1948
BEG
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
100
RP
1
1945
1945
HG
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
101
C
1
1948
1948
BEG
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
102
LF
1
1939
1939
BCA
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
103
-
1
1946
1946
EAS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
104
RP
1
1944
1944
PS
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
-0.0
105
C
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
106
-
1
1946
1946
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
107
RP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
108
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
0.0
0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
109
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
110
RF
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
111
1B
1
1945
1945
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
112
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
-0.0
113
3B
1
1939
1939
BCA
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
114
3B
1
1945
1945
HG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
115
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
116
C
1
1946
1946
BEG
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
117
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
118
-
1
1947
1947
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
119
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
120
-
1
1948
1948
EAS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
121
-
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
122
-
1
1942
1942
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
123
RF
1
1941
1941
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
124
-
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
125
-
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
126
-
1
1948
1948
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
127
SS
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
128
LF
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
129
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
130
LF
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
131
CF
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
132
LF
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
133
3B
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
134
RF
2
1940
1946
BEG
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
135
-
1
1946
1946
EAS
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
136
SS
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
137
3B
1
1946
1946
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
138
-
1
1948
1948
EAS
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
139
3B
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
140
RF
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
141
SS
3
1939
1948
BEG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.1
142
-
1
1946
1946
EAS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
143
LF
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
144
2B
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
145
3B
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
146
LF
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
147
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
148
-
1
1948
1948
EAS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
149
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
150
3B
1
1946
1946
EAS
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
151
RF
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
152
-
3
1946
1948
EAS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
153
C
1
1946
1946
BEG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
154
SS
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
155
3B
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
156
SS
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
157
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.1
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.0
158
LF
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
159
SP
1
1947
1947
BEG
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
160
LF
2
1945
1947
EAS/HG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
161
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
162
2B
1
1946
1946
BEG
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
163
3B
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
164
-
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
165
C
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
166
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
167
SS
2
1938
1945
BCA/HG
-0.2
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.1
168
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
169
-
1
1948
1948
EAS
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
170
RP
2
1947
1948
EAS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
171
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
172
-
1
1946
1946
EAS
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
173
RF
2
1946
1947
BEG
-0.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.3
174
RP
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
175
LF
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
176
1B
1
1942
1942
BEG
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
177
2B
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.2
178
C
2
1940
1947
BEG
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
179
SP
2
1944
1946
PS/EAS
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.2
-0.1
180
-
2
1947
1948
EAS
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
181
RP
2
1939
1940
BEG
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
182
-
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
183
C
2
1946
1947
BEG
-0.3
-0.6
0.2
0.0
0.1
184
-
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
185
3B
2
1938
1939
BCA
-0.3
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
186
1B
1
1944
1944
BEG
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.0
187
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
188
-
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
189
-
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
190
-
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
191
-
1
1944
1944
BEG
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
192
-
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
193
C
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.4
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
194
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
195
SP
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.4
-0.1
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
196
-
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
197
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
198
1B
1
1942
1942
BEG
-0.5
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
199
-
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.5
-0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
200
-
2
1946
1947
EAS
-0.5
-0.1
-0.5
0.0
0.0
201
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.5
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.0
202
RF
5
1939
1946
BEG
-0.5
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.3
203
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
204
C
3
1940
1948
BEG
-0.6
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.1
205
-
1
1948
1948
BEG
-0.6
-0.1
0.1
-0.6
0.0
206
SP
3
1946
1948
BEG
-0.6
-0.1
-0.0
-0.4
-0.0
207
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
208
C
5
1941
1946
BEG
-0.6
-1.0
0.0
0.0
0.4
209
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.7
-0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
210
-
1
1948
1948
BEG
-0.7
-0.0
0.0
-0.7
0.0
211
SP
4
1940
1946
BEG
-0.7
-0.5
0.0
-0.3
-0.0
212
-
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.7
-0.0
0.0
-0.7
0.0
213
3B
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.8
-0.9
0.0
0.0
0.1
214
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.9
-0.0
0.0
-0.9
0.0
215
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-1.2
-0.2
0.0
-1.1
0.0
216
-
2
1938
1940
BEG/BCA
-1.4
-0.1
0.0
-1.3
0.0
217
C
3
1946
1948
BEG
-1.7
-2.0
0.0
0.0
0.3

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James